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Patent Application Office Actions Research Dataset for Academia and Researchers (2008 - 2017)

Metadata Updated: July 15, 2022

Contains detailed information on 4.4 million Office actions mailed from 2008 through June 2017 for 2.2 million publicly viewable patent applications. The data are sourced from the text of Non-Final Rejection and Final Rejection Office Actions issued by patent examiners to applicants during the patent examination process. The data files include information on grounds for rejection raised, the claims in question, and pertinent prior art.

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Public: This dataset is intended for public access and use. License: See this page for license information.

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Metadata Created Date July 15, 2022
Metadata Updated Date July 15, 2022
Data Update Frequency R/P1Y

Metadata Source

Harvested from Commerce Non Spatial Data.json Harvest Source

Additional Metadata

Resource Type Dataset
Metadata Created Date July 15, 2022
Metadata Updated Date July 15, 2022
Publisher Office of the Chief Economist (OCE)
Identifier OCE-PT-00007
Data First Published 2017-11-29
Language en-US
Data Last Modified 2021-12-10
Primary IT Investment UII
Category patent, published patent application, office actions, dta, csv
Public Access Level public
Data Update Frequency R/P1Y
Bureau Code 006:51
Metadata Context
Schema Version
Catalog Describedby
Data Quality True
Format csv
Harvest Object Id 88818e96-a276-4233-b8df-779b8cb67f0d
Harvest Source Id bce99b55-29c1-47be-b214-b8e71e9180b1
Harvest Source Title Commerce Non Spatial Data.json Harvest Source
Homepage URL
Program Code 006:070
Publisher Hierarchy U.S. Federal Government > Department of Commerce (DOC) > U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) > Office of the Chief Economist (OCE)
Related Documents
Source Datajson Identifier True
Source Hash dcdc42762447cd66270d8d1a960295f5f012cf0e
Source Schema Version 1.1
System of Records
Temporal 2008-01-01/2017-06-30

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