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Patent Examination Research Dataset (PatEx) for Academia and Researchers (2001 - 2021)

Metadata Updated: July 15, 2022

Contains detailed information on 9.2 million publicly viewable patent applications filed with the USPTO through December 2021. The data are sourced from the Public Patent Application Information Retrieval (Public PAIR) system. There are several data files, each of which coincides with a tab on USPTO's Public PAIR web portal. The data files include information on each application's characteristics, prosecution history, continuation history, claims of foreign priority, patent term adjustment history, publication history, and correspondence address information.

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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-00003
Data First Published 2015-12-02
Language en-US
Data Last Modified 2021-12-10
Primary IT Investment UII
Category patent, published patent application, examination, public pair, 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 f59c32d4-7478-41a4-97ef-7ea336e5c1db
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 35415353ee459fec4d402b434eecefb29a8c2ca2
Source Schema Version 1.1
System of Records
Temporal 2001-01-01/2021-12-30

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