• Patent Application Publication Single-Page TIFF Images (March 15, 2001 - Present)

    Contains the images of each patent application publication (non-provisional utility and plant) published weekly (Thursdays) from March 15, 2001 to Present in Tagged Image File Format (TIFF) Revision 6.0 with CCITT Group 4 Compression (single-page TIFFs) from the USPTO Patent Application Image/TIFF (a.k.a., Yellow Book 2) product. Files include: app_yb2_yyyymmdd.tar [where "yyyymmdd" is a Thursday publication date]. Approx. 5,000 patent application publications per week. Approx. 8 GB per week. Backfiles are approx. 10 GB. Entire collection approx. 4 TB.

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    About this Dataset

    Resource Type Dataset
    Metadata Date 07/18/2013
    Metadata Created Date Jul 20, 2013
    Metadata Updated Date Jan 12, 2014
    Reference Date(s) 03/15/2001 - Present
    Responsible Party Unknown
    Contact Email
    Access Level public
    Data Dictionary http://www.uspto.gov/patft/help/images.htm
    Data Quality TRUE
    Frequency Of Update Weekly (Thursday)
    Granularity City, State, Zipcode, Country
    Issued 03/15/2001
    Metadata Source dms
    References http://www.uspto.gov/patft/help/images.htm
    Spatial Text Mailing Address
    Theme Section 15. Business Enterprise

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