Comparison of GPI and Espacenet

Data protection GPI Espacenet
Secure transmission (https)  
Search possibilities and help GPI Espacenet
Searchable worldwide bibliographic data & abstracts, CPC classes
Machine translation tool ("Patent translate")
Searchable worldwide legal status data  
Searchable citing documents (Forward citation searching) Link to CCD
Searchable national classifications (e.g. Japanese FI classification and F-terms)  
Searchable titles and abstracts of patent family members Representative patent only
Ability to perform long and complex queries Smart search
Different levels of search precision  
Patent monitoring:    
- Possibility to reapply your queries saved in the query history
- Option to save queries on your computer and to retrieve new documents every week (using the DLE search criterion)
RSS feed only
Possibility to combine queries saved in the query history, using Boolean operators  
Data index help (e.g. check spelling, variations and formats)  
Search filters (family filter and patent application filter below
10 000 docs)
Searchable EP and PCT full text   EP and WO databases only
Display and download possibilities GPI Espacenet
Result list    
Bibliographic data, CPC classes, citations
Legal status, patent family  
Customisation Selection or removal of all available information Compact/ extended options
Download format html, csv, xls, pdf, xml csv, xls
Overview of patent documents    
Format Single page Separate pages
Bibliographic data, CPC classes Display only
Cited documents Display only
Citing documents Display only
Legal status Display only
Patent family Display only
Drawings Representative drawing only
Complete patent document Hyperlink to the document in Espacenet 
Customisation Selection or removal of all available information  
Download format pdf, rtf, xml pdf
Batch download Cover pages only
Graphical visualisation  
Download format pdf, xml, csv  

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