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Patents Publication Enquiry


Publication coverage: 3 January 2007 (PDJ 6137) to 23 July 2014 (PJ 6531)

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Newly published 'A' specifications are added on a weekly basis at or shortly after 13:00 (UK time) on the day of publication. This avoids the possibility of earlier publication dates in different time zones.

Document Type Explanation

A  -  Published Application
A8 - Corrected Front Page of a GB Published 'A' Application
A9 - Complete Re-issue of a GB Published 'A' Application
B  -  Granted Specification
B8 - Corrected Front Page of a GB Granted 'B' Specification
C  -  Complete Re-issue of a GB Granted 'B' Specification
C2 - Complete Re-issue of a re-issued GB Granted 'C' Specification

Coverage

The Patents Publication Enquiry Service covers all GB applications published and granted after 3 January 2007 and all GB corrected documents published after 1 April 2010.

You can access electronic copies of the majority of GB applications published prior to 3 January 2007 and GB patents granted after June 2002 through the Espacenet advanced patent search External Link.

If you require copies of GB applications published, granted or corrected which are unavailable within either the Publication Enquiry Service or Espacenet coverage these can be purchased in hard copy through our sales department.

Our Patents publication enquiry service is our official publication means.

Availability

Disruption to service

Due to essential maintenance, this service will be unavailable between 19:00 and 21:00
(UK time)
on Wednesday 23 July 2014
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We apologise for any inconvenience caused.

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