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Display of full-text documents in Global Patent Index (GPI)

The EPO is pleased to announce that full documents (scanned pages of original publications and full-text where available) can now be displayed in the Global Patent Index (GPI) user interface.

Here is an example of a result view with the claims in selectable full text and the corresponding drawing.

Screenshot from Global Patent Index

For detailed information on this new feature, please consult the new GPI user manual on the GPI page.

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