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PATENTSCOPE Data Services

We offer several free and fee-based patent information products and services. Subscribers may purchase all or part of the database of PCT published international patent applications, and subscribe to weekly updates of newly published international applications.  A 50% discount is offered to non-profit organizations. The patent data of national and regional patent offices is not currently available from WIPO.

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Technical documentation

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PCT-Text

Includes:

  • Bibliographic data for all international applications published during the current year (XML format), including titles and abstracts in the original publication language plus English and French;
  • Front page drawing images for all international applications published during the current week (TIFF format);
  • Full-text description and claims (OCR output) for international applications published in English, French, German, Spanish and Russian as well as pure XML for applications filed in XML format in Japanese, Korean and English during the current year (XML format);
  • Quality updates to PCT full-text backfile in XML format.

Format: via FTP server; data available on day of publication, at the same time that the weekly PCT publication is made available via the PATENTSCOPE search service.

Content and file structure PDF, Content and file structure of PCT-Text

Price: 3,900 Swiss francs per calendar year.

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PCT-Bibliographic

Includes:

  • Bibliographic data for all international applications published during the current year (XML format);
  • Front page drawing images for all international applications published during the current week (TIFF format).

Format: Via FTP server; data available on day of publication, at the same time that the weekly PCT publication is made available via the PATENTSCOPE search service

Content and file structure PDF, Content and file structure of PCT-Bibliographic

Price: 400 Swiss francs per calendar year.

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PCT-Images

Includes:

  • Bibliographic data for all international applications published during the current week (XML format), including titles and abstracts in the original publication language plus English and French;
  • Front page drawing images for all international applications published during the current week (TIFF format);
  • Page images for all international applications published during the current week (TIFF format). Documents include front page, description, claims, amended claims (if applicable), drawings, international search report (if available), and other related information.

Format: DVD; data sent on day of publication; electronic copy of the original document.

Price: 3,900 Swiss francs per calendar year.

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PATENTSCOPE web service

Includes:

  • Bibliographic data for all published international applications (XML format);
  • Images for all published international applications (TIFF format);
  • Full-text description and claims (OCR output) for all international applications published in English, French, German, Spanish and Russian, as well as Japanese and Korean (soon available) (PDF format).

Format: available on Internet on day of publication; programmatic access via a set of Java API based on SOAP protocol to the publication documents available in the document tab, under series called “Published International Application”, of the PATENTSCOPE search engine.  This set makes it possible to integrate access to PATENTSCOPE in an IT architecture, to retrieve the International Application Status Report (IASR) and to parse it on the fly and to download, within the framework of the authorized uses policy; documents by batch. The formats of the documents are the same as the formats of the documents available via the web site, i.e. TIFF, XML for all documents and a text-based PDF OCR for most pamphlets. 

  • DECLA Declaration
  • BIO Biological Material
  • TAB Sequence Listings
  • RO134 (RO/134) Indications Relating to Deposited Microorganism or Other Biological Material INVSH Declaration of Inventorship
  • NONPD Declaration - Non Prejudicial Disclosure
  • PAMPH Published International Application
  • COMBI Combined Declaration - Applicant's Entitlement to Apply for and Be Granted a Patent and as to the Identity of the Inventor
  • I318V (IB/318) Notification Relating to Priority Claim - Void
  • AT114 (RO/114) Notification on Decision of Confirmation of Incorporation by Reference of Element or Part (Authorized)
  • RSPR Declaration/Evidence (Restoration of Priority Claims)(Rule 26bis.3)
  • R912 Request for Rectification
  • CLPRI Declaration - Applicant's Entitlement to Claim Priority
  • RO159 (RO/159) Notification of Decision on Request to Restore Right of Priority R913D Request for Publication of Refused Request for Rectification
  • RLPC Publication of Late Submitted Request to Correct/Add Priority Claims
  • RPPC Request for Publication of Information regarding Defects in Priority Claims
  • ISSV Sequence Listing - Correction
  • ISSW Sequence Listing - Rectification
  • INCRS Sheets incorporated by reference under PCT Rule 20.6 GRPAT Declaration - Applicant's Entitlement to Apply for and Be Granted a Patent
  • IDINV Declaration of Identity of Inventor
  • STPR Statement of Reasons (Restoration of Priority Claims)
  • INCSL Sequence Listings Incorporated by Reference (Rule 20.6)
  • GRPAT Declaration of Granted Patent
  • INVSH Declaration of Inventorship
  • R913D Applicant's Request for Publication of refused request...

Price: 600 Swiss francs per calendar year.

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PCT backfiles for sale

Non-Asian languages

Includes:

  • Full-text description and claims (OCR output) for international applications published in English, French, German, Portuguese, Spanish and Russian from 1978 to preceding year.

Format: Hard disk; searchable full-text.

Price: 7,500 Swiss francs per copy.

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Asian languages

Includes:

  • Full-text description and claims (OCR output) for international applications published in Chinese, Japanese and Korean from 1979 to preceding year.

Format: DVD; searchable full-text.

Price: 1,500 Swiss francs per copy.

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XML

Includes:

  • International applications (description, claims and drawings) filed in XML format in all PCT languages.

Format: DVD; searchable full-text.

Price: 1,500 Swiss francs per copy.

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Bibliographic

Includes:

  • Snapshot in XML of the PCT bibliographic data contained in the PATENTSCOPE database (>2million applications in all PCT languages containing titles and abstracts in English, French and if applicable in a different filing language).

Format: DVD.

Price: 1,500 Swiss francs per copy.

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PCT images on demand

Includes:

Format: DVD. Preparation delay of up to two weeks (extractions scheduled during weekends).

Price: 100 Swiss francs per order plus 0.10 per megabyte (100 Swiss Francs per GB) - 32 GB or 10,000 international applications maximum per order.

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Free-of-charge

Corpus of Parallel Patent Applications (COPPA)

Includes:

  • parallel English-French corpus of WIPO’s PCT applications (title and abstract) published between 1990 and 2010 in TMX format (XML);
  • pre-segmented version of the same corpus (still in TMX format) containing smaller segments;
  • examples: samplePCT2010-en-fr.tmxsamplePCT-seg-2010-en-fr.tmx.

Format: DVD. Data sent on request.

Technical description and statistics PDF, Technical description and statistics of COPPA

Free for research purposes - order WIPO-COPPA research version; 1,000 Swiss Francs for other purposes - order WIPO-COPPA.

National & PCT collections

Includes:

  • all published international applications plus national patent collections;
  • flexible search syntax;
  • automatic word stemming and relevance ranking;
  • graphical results.

PCT international applications

Includes:

  • full-text search in descriptions and claims of all published international applications;
  • search using unlimited keywords;
  • bibliographic search;
  • boolean operators;
  • graphical results.
Published international patent applications and to view the latest information and documents available to the International Bureau.

Sequence listings

Sequence listings in machine-readable format as filed by the applicant for all applicable PCT international applications.

All sequence listings are published together for convenient download.

More information on formats and associated PCT regulations.

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