Skip to main content

Questions tagged [databases]

Databases of patents, patent application and prior art. For questions about database software, use the [data-processing-databases] tag.

Filter by
Sorted by
Tagged with
25 votes
8 answers
5k views

How can I perform a global patent search for free?

I'm aware of several resources for searching the national or regional (e.g. EU) patent databases, but have found no tool for searching patents in all (or even several) countries at the same time. Is ...
orome's user avatar
  • 1,106
12 votes
1 answer
6k views

How long does it take a patent application to appear in the USPTO database?

I have several patents that I have filed which have been received by the USPTO, but have yet to appear when I search the USPTO online database. How long is the delay between filing and appearance on ...
orome's user avatar
  • 1,106
3 votes
4 answers
1k views

What are the best prior art databases and search tools?

There are many ways to find prior art (books, thesis, magazines, patents, etc etc). When doing online prior art search, what tools and databases do you use?
Mikk Putk's user avatar
  • 402
3 votes
1 answer
1k views

Is there an online database for seeing patent applications from India?

Is there a website similar to EPO or USPTO to see Indian Patent applications (Not filed patents)?
Skanda's user avatar
  • 133
2 votes
1 answer
19 views

Available patent correlation data

The USPTO Cancer Moonshot Patent project includes an interesting data set called the Orange Book, which links FDA drugs to patent numbers. Can anyone share other open source government patent to '...
I'm Root James's user avatar
2 votes
3 answers
652 views

How do I find patents citing a certain article?

How do I find all patents citing a certain article using the Derwent Innovations Index / Web of Science?
Geremia's user avatar
  • 175
2 votes
1 answer
946 views

List or Registry of Expired Patents

Is there a national Registry of Expired Patents that one can search through for reference?
EzeVitalisz Ezechimereze I's user avatar
1 vote
2 answers
101 views

Prior art search based on non-paid databases

I am considering prior art searching (and provided results) based only on non-paid databases (Google, Espacenet, etc), as opposed to paid databases? Would a careful search in non-paid databases be ...
chempatent1981's user avatar
1 vote
1 answer
118 views

How to get a patent or patent application permalink at the JPO website?

This is clearly the Japan version of How to get a patent or patent application permalink at the USPTO website?, so I steal from there: I'd like to link to certain patents or patent applications filed ...
bers's user avatar
  • 227
1 vote
2 answers
113 views

Bulk extraction of patent information

Are there any patent databases, besides USPTO database, that allows bulk extraction of patent information free of charge / for a minimal fee?
Nadeen's user avatar
  • 21
1 vote
1 answer
168 views

Retrieve US patents claims

I am trying to automatically retrieve patents claims from different jurisdictions. Open Patent Services allows to retrieve patents Claims from WO, EU, and several other patent offices whereas no ...
Max's user avatar
  • 123
1 vote
1 answer
3k views

What does "WO" in front of patent WO 05/006842 mean?

What does "WO" in front of patent WO 05/006842 mean? Where can I find this patent? In what database do I search for it?
Deon P Hugo's user avatar
1 vote
2 answers
55 views

Where can I get data on the location both the investors and the assignees?

I am a researcher wanting to examine how companies assign patents for tax planning purposes. As I search databases like Google Patents, I see a ton of data, and the PDF of the patent itself. However,...
user11208's user avatar
0 votes
5 answers
2k views

Data Scraping on USPTO

Anyone performed data scraping on USPTO? someone has a tool/code that can be used to extract data from USPTO and have it as SQL DB?
Jumana Kass's user avatar
0 votes
3 answers
654 views

Where to query and download patent full texts?

For a research project, I need to download full-text (title, abstract, description, claims), date, and citations, for patents published in a given period (say from 2010 on) and in a given class. The ...
ImAUser's user avatar
  • 29
0 votes
2 answers
62 views

where will I find some data on how many patents are filed in each country over the last 10-15 years, in lifesciences?

I'm looking for some data, on how many patents, related to life science are filed each year in countries such as USA, EU, Japan, Aus, India, China, Brazil etc. I don't know Where to look for to find ...
LVVBY's user avatar
  • 1
0 votes
1 answer
27 views

(International) Are the non-final office actions publicly searchable or published online or findable using the patent application number?

Are non-final office actions publicly searchable? If an attorney claims they receive an office action, is there anyway the client may find the letter of the non-final action the attorney received by ...
Coo's user avatar
  • 117
0 votes
1 answer
48 views

Which is the best place to search for a filed/issued patent?

Which is the de facto and most recognizable patent DB in the world? Is it WIPO's database (the search engine and the interface seem limited) or Google Patents or maybe anything else? What is the ...
nmrlqa4's user avatar
  • 113
0 votes
1 answer
220 views

How can I retrieve the meta-information of all patents filed to the USPTO by a given assignee?

How can I retrieve the meta-information of all patents filed by a given assignee? I am mostly interested in title, inventor list, and year of filing, for patents filed to the USPTO. The meta-...
Franck Dernoncourt's user avatar
0 votes
1 answer
14 views

Does US7156733B2 include data saved to databases in addition to files?

I was looking to create a game mechanic where save game files from the first title in a series could be loaded by another game in the series so that actions the player took in the first game could ...
John's user avatar
  • 101
0 votes
1 answer
208 views

How to export more than top 10k results from Lens.org?

I've been using Lens.org from quite sometime now and I am stuck on the exporting part. I can't add more than "top 10k results" in a collection and hence can't export more than that. The number of ...
Shabaz Khan's user avatar
0 votes
1 answer
37 views

How can I see what exercise/small soft tissue designs are currently patented?

I am a corrective exercise expert, and have some techniques and ideas I would like to see how to protect, and/or what types of things are already protected. Is there a database of specific types of ...
Ross Gottlieb's user avatar
0 votes
2 answers
155 views

Understanding US9521164

I came across the patent US9521164 from an article about the recent YouTube advertiser drama. I initially thought it was a bad April fools joke, but unless the author has trouble reading a calendar it ...
user2248702's user avatar
0 votes
1 answer
120 views

Index key normalization (Microsoft) - Issued Patent - PRIOR ART REQUEST

Patent US 7539685 B2 concerns the normalization of btree index keys in a database management system. There is no citation of the 1977 paper "An Encoding Method for Multifield Sorting and Indexing" by ...
John Moran's user avatar
0 votes
0 answers
13 views

Any reliable free resource to check the patent expiration of a particular drug?

Is there any database that is reliable and free preferably (though if academic access is needed, I can check that), to check when a particular drug patent expires?
f f's user avatar
  • 11
0 votes
3 answers
720 views

How do I format a patent application number for use in Inpass?

Inpass is the search engine provided by IP India for Indian patents. It accepts the numbers of the patent applications in a specific format. Indian patent applications, as retrieved by search engines, ...
ASHU VERMA's user avatar
0 votes
1 answer
115 views

What all can be accessed using Private PAIR?

Suppose I have a private pair account with uspto. Can I see patents filed today by other customers? Or It will show only patents that I have filed ?
gpuguy's user avatar
  • 281