EP Bulletin search

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The online EP Bulletin search tool offers free expert access to the bibliographic and procedural information on European patent applications and granted patents.

EP Bulletin search gives you access to information on the bibliographic and procedural status of European applications and patents from 1978 to the present.

With EP Bulletin search you can:

  • check and keep track of the legal status of European applications and patents
  • perform and refine searches in English, French and German, choosing from more than 80 search criteria
  • customise the result list display and the download of the data
Getting started

User manual

EP Bulletin search - Introductory video


EP Bulletin search is available free of charge, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

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