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Patent Examination Data System (PEDS) API (Version 1.2.1)

Metadata Updated: July 15, 2022

Patent Examination Data System lets customers retrieve and download multiple records of USPTO patent application or patent filing status at no cost. PEDS contains the bibliographic, published document and patent term extension data tabs in Public PAIR from 1981 to present. There is also some data dating back to 1935. Customers can download the entire dataset containing the data for all indexed documents. There are over 13 million records in PEDS. The data can be accessed by anyone using the web interface or the provided Application Programming Interface (API). PEDS is updated daily and mirrors the data available in the Patent Application Location and Monitoring (PALM) system. PEDS provides access to public applications including: published patent applications and patents, and PCT applications that have not been published by WIPO. Any applications that have not been released by the USPTO will not be available in PEDS.

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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/P1D

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 Open Data Portal/Developer Hub Team
Identifier ODP-PEDS-API
Data First Published 2018-09-17
Language en-US
Data Last Modified 2021-12-10
Primary IT Investment UII
Category uspto, patent, grant, application, pre-grant, pgpub, json, xml, api
Public Access Level public
Data Update Frequency R/P1D
Bureau Code 006:51
Metadata Context
Schema Version
Catalog Describedby
Data Quality True
Format api
Harvest Object Id be9358ac-9a62-49f0-91e1-cbd77106e147
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) > Open Data Portal/Developer Hub Team
Related Documents,
Source Datajson Identifier True
Source Hash cb97f211d7275a15f01d70aaae40115064418c94
Source Schema Version 1.1
System of Records
Temporal 1980-01-01/2022-12-31

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