European Patent Office’s Worldwide Patent Statistical Database (PATSTAT)
The EPO’s PATSTAT has become a point of reference in the field of patent intelligence and statistics. It helps you perform sophisticated statistical analyses of bibliographical and legal status patent data. PATSTAT contains bibliographical and legal status patent data from leading industrialised and developing countries. This is extracted from the EPO’s databases and is either provided as bulk data or can be consulted online. The PATSTAT product line forms a unique basis for conducting sophisticated analyses of bibliographic and legal status data. It has become a standard in the field of patent intelligence and statistics. The PATSTAT product line consists of two individual databases. They are available as a bulk data set or via PATSTAT Online, a web-based interface to the databases. With PATSTAT Online, you can run queries in the databases, conduct statistical analyses, visualise the data and download it for offline use. PATSTAT Global: PATSTAT Global contains bibliographical data relating to more than 100 million patent documents from leading industrialised and developing countries. It also includes the legal status data from more than 40 patent authorities contained in the EPO worldwide legal status database (INPADOC). PATSTAT EP Register: This database contains bibliographic and legal status data on published European and Euro-PCT patent applications. This will be added to Financial Sources Subject Tracer™. This will be added to Business Intelligence Resources Subject Tracer™. This will be added to Entrepreneurial Resources Subject Tracer™. This will be added to the tools section of Research Resources Subject Tracer™.