Details about EBD files
- The EBD pages make it possible to download one
or several weeks EP patent bibliographic data in XML (see below).
- This is text data only and the bibliographic data has the same data content
as the weekly EPO Patent Bulletin.
- These files are complex and you will need a good
understanding of EPO patent data to process them. Please refer to the
- These files can be quite large and may take some time to download - even
though they are 'zip' files.
EBD public files
The weekly EBD ST.36 files are available as a bulk data set.
Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org for getting access to the bulk data download area.
EBD secure files for EPC national offices
Enter your smart card and press the login button to go to the download page for the secure ST.36 files.