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United States (US)

Pre-Grant Publication

2,243,000+

2,243,000+ (Full text)

United States (US)

Granted Patents

8,281,000+

8,281,000+ (Full text from1972)

United States (US)

Patents OCR Backfile

3,898,000+

3,898,000+
Canada (CA)

454,222+

954,000+ (Abstract - DWPI)
China (SIPO)

 

1,912,000+ (Abstract - DWPI)
EPO (EP)

3,028,629+

 

1,055,000+ (Abstract - FPDB)

3,014,000+ (Abstract - DWPI)

France (FR)

2,375,496+

176,000+ (Abstract - FPDB)

847,000+ (Abstract - DWPI)

Germany (DE)

3,738,311+

 

578,000+ (Abstract - FPDB)

2,696,000+ (Abstract - DWPI)

Japan (JP)

16,749,012+

 

8,673,000+ (Abstract - JPO FPDB)

9,364,000+ (Abstract - DWPI)

Korea (KIPO)

2,238,443+

2,200,000+ (Abstract - DWPI)
Switzerland (CH)

636,858+

39,000+ (Abstract - FPDB)

178,000+ (Abstract - DWPI)

United Kingdom (GB)

2,347,056+

258,000+ (Abstract -FPDB)

1,117,000+ (Abstract - DWPI)

WIPO (WO)

2,807,848+

890,000+ (Abstract - FPDB)

1,637,000+ (Abstract - DWPI)

Approximately 42,000,000 unique documents

 

 
NPL: IBM Technical Disclosure Bulletins

83,500+

83,500+