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Patenting Authority Images Full Facsimile Documents Searchable Text in BRS/EAST/WEST

United States (US)

Pre-Grant Publication

4,625,000+

4,625,000+ (Full text)

United States (US)

Granted Patents

10,218,000+

10,218,000+ (Full text from 1972)

United States (US)

Patents OCR Backfile

3,898,000+

3,898,000+
Canada (CA)

454,222+

2,944,000+ (Abstract - FPRS)

1,160,000+ (Abstract - DWPI)

China (SIPO)

 

10,862,000+ (Abstract - FPRS)

10,066,,000+ (Abstract - DWPI)

EPO (EP)

3,028,629+

 

5,331,000+ (Abstract - FPRS)

2,907,000+ (Abstract - DWPI)

France (FR)

2,375,496+

3,073,000+ (Abstract - FPRS)

  945,000+ (Abstract - DWPI)

Germany (DE)

3,738,311+

 

6,792,000+ (Abstract - FPRS)

3,259,000+ (Abstract - DWPI)

Japan (JP)

16,749,012+

 

11,549,000 (Abstract - FPRS)

10,016,000+ (Abstract - JPAB)

10,096,000+ (Abstract - DWPI)

Korea (KIPO)

2,238,443+

3,845,000+ (Abstract - FPRS)

2,807,000+ (Abstract -DWPI)

Switzerland (CH)

636,858+

  701,000+ (Abstract - FPRS)

  188,000+ (Abstract - DWPI)

United Kingdom (GB)

2,347,056+

3,526,000+ (Abstract -FPRS)

  885,000+ (Abstract - DWPI)

WIPO (WO)

2,807,848+

3,327,000+ (Abstract - FPRS)

2,872,000+ (Abstract - DWPI)

Approximately 42,000,000 unique documents

 

 
NPL: IBM Technical Disclosure Bulletins

83,500+

83,500+