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Presentación de EPO en el Cuarto curso de Capacitación Latipat del 26 al 29 de febrero de 2008. Panamá.

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  • The European Patent Office Contributing to a knowledge-based economy in Europe Wistre Rodriguez Feb. 2008
  • Background to [email_address]
    • The database of ideas
    • What it is...
    • ... and what it is not
  • Searching in [email_address] Database content - Coverage
  • Searching in [email_address] Database content - Coverage
    • Coverage
    • Limitations
    • [email_address] vs. commercial patent databases
    • Be aware
  • Coverage - Numbers
    • 1.9 million Hits per week.
    • 65 million documents accessible.
    • More than 24 Tbytes downloaded Data.
    • More than 73 million different IP addresses accessing / year.
  • Searching in [email_address] Limitations
    • Maximum 4 search terms per field
    • Maximum 21 search terms and 20 operators per mask
    • Search terms in the abstract must be in English
  • Searching in [email_address] Limitations
    • AND is the only allowed operator used when combining search fields
    • There are truncation limitations
    • It is not possible to search within date ranges
    • No Boolean operator (AND, OR, NOT) in the publication date (default operator is OR)
  • Searching in [email_address] Limitations
    • Classification
    • Maximum 20 documents stored in "My patents list" - at the moment
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  • Searching in [email_address] Quick Search
  • Searching in [email_address] Quick Search EP documents published in the last two years Worldwide database containing almost 60 million documents WIPO documents published in the last two years Keywords in English
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  • Searching in esp@cenet Hit lists and how to manage them
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    • Only the first 500 results will be retrieved
    • Compact list shows 30 hits and advanced list shows 15 hits
    • The function "compact" allows you to obtain a more compact view of the result list (30 titles per page)
    • Button "Refine search" to use in case of more than 500 results OR "0" result found
  • Searching in [email_address] Documents and how to navigate Click on this link to open the document
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