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Release notes - June 2021 

  • Cooperative Patent Classification (CPC) information has been added to the About this file view and XML data.  
  • The Republic of Moldova has joined the Federated Register.

    The Federated Register has started retrieving official bibliographic and legal status information from the Moldovan patent register and displaying it in the European Patent Register. This is the first validation state to join the Federated Register service. 
     
    At present, the countries participating in the Federated Register project are: Austria, Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Ireland, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Monaco, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Republic of Moldova, Republic of North Macedonia, Romania, San Marino, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey and United Kingdom.
  • The Global Dossier service has been extended. 

    In addition to the patent dossiers, known as file wrappers, from the world's five largest patent offices, the Canadian Intellectual Property Office and the International Bureau of the World Intellectual Property Organization, the public dossiers from the Australian Patent Office for applications published on or after 1 January 2006 are now also available.

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