Espacenet 1.8.1 release notes - February 2020

Release 1.8.1 of Espacenet includes the following new features and bug fixes:

Responsive design

  • The functionality of the header that disappears to provide more space for the content has been improved.

Document pane

  • The default language for INPADOC legal events has been changed to English, irrespective of the interface language.
  • When the bibliographic data tab was printed, some content on C-sets was missing. Now it is not.
  • Patent Translate no longer disappears when you select the description or claims, as it sometimes did.
  • In some patent publications, formatting symbols were displayed in the abstract. Now they are not.
  • The problem whereby in some publications the link to the European Patent Register was missing has been fixed.

Advanced search

  • The field immediately after a proximity search field is now more stable and better synchronised with the Smart search bar.
  • Classification fields now have a red frame again.

Minor bug fixes and improvements not visible to the user are not described here.

See this forum entry for a list of known issues and workarounds.

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