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PATENTSCOPE Products and Services

WIPO sells a range of PCT data products.  If you have any questions related to these products or if you would like to receive sample data, please contact us.

PCT-Text

3,900 Swiss Francs per calendar year. Subscribe to PCT-Text.

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;
  • 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.

Provided via FTP server. Downloadable data is available on the day of publication, at the same time that the weekly PCT publication is made available via the PATENTSCOPE online search service. Content and file structure PDF, Content and file structure of PCT-Text.

 

PCT-Bibliographic

400 Swiss Francs per calendar year. Subscribe to PCT-Bibliographic.

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).

Provided via FTP server.  Data is available on the day of publication, at the same time that the weekly PCT publication is made available via the PATENTSCOPE online search service.  Content and file structure PDF, Content and file structure of PCT-Bibliographic

 

PCT-Images

3,900 Swiss Francs per calendar year. Subscribe to 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.

Provided on DVD. Data is sent on the day of publication.  Electronic copy of the original document.

 

PATENTSCOPE Web Service

600 Swiss Francs per calendar year. Subscribe to 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).

Available on the Internet on the day of publication. Programmatic access via a set of Java API based on SOAP protocol to the documents available in the document tab of the PATENTSCOPE search engine (example). 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.

 

PCT Backfile non-Asian languages

7,500 Swiss Francs per copy. Buy PCT Backfile 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.

Provided on hard disk. Searchable full-text.

 

PCT Backfile Asian languages

1,500 Swiss Francs per copy. Buy PCT Backfile Asian languages.

Includes:

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

Provided on DVD. Searchable full-text.

 

PCT Backfile XML

1,500 Swiss Francs per copy. Buy PCT Backfile XML.

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

Provided on DVD. Searchable full-text.

 

PCT Backfile Bibliographic

1,500 Swiss Francs per copy. Buy PCT Backfile 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).

Provided on DVD.

 

PCT Images on Demand

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.  E-mail us your order of PCT Images on Demand.

Includes:

  • Batch extraction of lists of PCT applications in image format (TIFF A4) available in the PATENTSCOPE search system.

Provided on DVD. Preparation delay of up to two weeks (extractions scheduled during weekends).

 

Corpus of Parallel Patent Applications (COPPA)

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

  • 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.

Provided on DVD. Data sent on request. Technical description and statistics PDF, Technical description and statistics of COPPA.

 

Free Services

National & PCT Collections

This new search tool allows you not only to search the PCT database of published international applications but also the patent collections of ARIPO, Cuba, Israel, Korea, Mexico, Singapore, South Africa, Vietnam and many more.

Includes:

  • flexible search syntax;
  • automatic word stemming and relevance ranking;
  • graphical results.
 

PCT - International Applications

This search tool allows you to search published international patent applications and to view the latest information and documents available to the International Bureau.

Includes:

  • full-text search in descriptions and claims;
  • search using unlimited keywords;
  • bibliographic search;
  • boolean operators;
  • graphical results.
 

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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