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EPO publication date

You should use the date of the A1 or A2 publication for the earliest publication date of the subject-matter (of the application). (If you want to know about the granted patent please clarify.) A1 is a ...
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How to download a granted Russian patent?

First, choose a right category for the patent document to be downloaded (patent or patent application, invention or utility model, etc.) Second, put a registration number into the search field (number ...
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Where to do download patents data?

You can download bulk patent data from USPTO: Bulk Data Storage System. Look for Patent Grant Full Text Data. Google used to collect patent data and provide bulk download, but they discontinued the ...
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Where can I find all the reference documentation for a PCT?

For the first part of the question, namely the international phase, you have most of the communications available at PatentScope, tab 'Documents' once you are in the file of a particular PCT. ...
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Difference in documentation between provisional patent and non-provisional patent

The primary difference is the lack of formality requirements in filing a provisional application. Provisionals do not require claims or proper drawings that comply with the standards. On the other ...
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Who gets a "patent grant cover" from the USPTO?

Yes, they get sent to the assignee. It is just a card stock cover stapled to the same patent you can print out online. It does have a cool ribbon glued to it and is sometimes called the "ribboned ...
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