Designed for automated queries, our Open Patent Services (OPS) deliver production-stable and high-quality raw patent data 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
OPS gives registered users access to the EPO's raw data via a standardised XML interface. The data is extracted from the EPO's databases. It includes bibliographic, legal status, full-text and European Register data, as well as images.
With OPS you can:
To make optimum use of OPS, you should be familiar with web services and RESTful architecture.
Users must accept the Terms and conditions of use for OPS on registration.
For more information on how to use OPS contact firstname.lastname@example.org.