Epo esp@cenet final_beginners_en64


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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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Epo esp@cenet final_beginners_en64

  1. 1. The European Patent Office Contributing to a knowledge-based economy in Europe Wistre Rodriguez Feb. 2008
  2. 2. Background to [email_address] <ul><li>The database of ideas </li></ul><ul><li>What it is... </li></ul><ul><li>... and what it is not </li></ul>
  3. 3. Searching in [email_address] Database content - Coverage
  4. 4. Searching in [email_address] Database content - Coverage <ul><li>Coverage </li></ul><ul><li>Limitations </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] vs. commercial patent databases </li></ul><ul><li>Be aware </li></ul>
  5. 5. Coverage - Numbers <ul><li>1.9 million Hits per week. </li></ul><ul><li>65 million documents accessible. </li></ul><ul><li>More than 24 Tbytes downloaded Data. </li></ul><ul><li>More than 73 million different IP addresses accessing / year. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Searching in [email_address] Limitations <ul><li>Maximum 4 search terms per field </li></ul><ul><li>Maximum 21 search terms and 20 operators per mask </li></ul><ul><li>Search terms in the abstract must be in English </li></ul>
  7. 7. Searching in [email_address] Limitations <ul><li>AND is the only allowed operator used when combining search fields </li></ul><ul><li>There are truncation limitations </li></ul><ul><li>It is not possible to search within date ranges </li></ul><ul><li>No Boolean operator (AND, OR, NOT) in the publication date (default operator is OR) </li></ul>
  8. 8. Searching in [email_address] Limitations <ul><li>Classification </li></ul><ul><li>Maximum 20 documents stored in &quot;My patents list&quot; - at the moment </li></ul>
  9. 9. Searching in [email_address] <ul><li>http://ep.espacenet.com </li></ul>
  10. 10. Searching in [email_address] Quick Search
  11. 11. 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
  12. 12. Searching in [email_address] Advanced Search More complex search possibilities
  13. 13. Searching in [email_address] Number Search Number search
  14. 14. Searching in [email_address] Hit lists and how to manage them
  15. 15. Searching in esp@cenet Hit lists and how to manage them <ul><li>Contain the information relating to your search as well as a list of the titles found </li></ul><ul><li>Only the first 500 results will be retrieved </li></ul><ul><li>Compact list shows 30 hits and advanced list shows 15 hits </li></ul><ul><li>The function &quot;compact&quot; allows you to obtain a more compact view of the result list (30 titles per page) </li></ul><ul><li>Button &quot;Refine search&quot; to use in case of more than 500 results OR &quot;0&quot; result found </li></ul>
  16. 16. Searching in [email_address] Documents and how to navigate Click on this link to open the document
  17. 17. Searching in [email_address] Documents and how to navigate
  18. 18. Searching in [email_address] Output <ul><li>Reading </li></ul><ul><li>Understanding </li></ul><ul><li>Printing </li></ul>
  19. 19. User support esp@cenet assistant
  20. 20. User support
  21. 21. User support Help index Quick help
  22. 22. Useful links and contact persons <ul><li>[email_address] portal www.espacenet.com </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] helpdesk [email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] forum http://forum.espacenet.com </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] marketing [email_address] </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>
  23. 23. <ul><li>[email_address] is a registered trade mark of the European Patent Organisation </li></ul><ul><li>© European Patent Office 2006 </li></ul><ul><li>All rights reserved </li></ul>