The European Patent Register contains all the publicly available information on European patent applications as they pass through the grant procedure, including oppositions, patent attorney/EPO correspondence and more. This service also provides for public file inspection.
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On 2 December 2013 we released a new version of the European Patent Register. If you would like to know more, please consult the release notes.
2013 the URL to the EP Register was updated to: https://register.epo.org/ . Your bookmarks containing '/espacenet/'
will be redirected until January 2014, after which they will become
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