Character-coded full-text extracts from the EPO's master database cover France, Spain, Switzerland and the United Kingdom.
The bulk data is provided in an XML format that is fully compliant with WIPO/ST36. It is available as frontfile and backfile data.
1. Request sample data from firstname.lastname@example.org
2. Order the product from email@example.com.
3. You will receive your user name and password for the download area by e-mail.
4. Download and process regular weekly exchange files (usually Tuesdays) or backfile data.
|Coverage||Different coverage for each collection|
Embedded images in TIFF (if available)
|Volume||The volume depends on the collection.
|Delivery||Current data (frontfile) is available for download. Backfile data is provided on a USB-stick
Annual subsrciption (Download):
Annual service fee:
The EPO's bulk data sets are also referred to as "raw data products" or "EPO databases".
At present we offer subscription products for the following collections only: