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Patent grant full text data/XML

Patent grant full text (no images) (JAN 1976 - present) (full-text) (1976 - 2001 automated patent system (APS) format is green book)

Contains the full text of each patent grant issued weekly (Tuesdays) from January 1, 1976 to present (excludes images/drawings and reexaminations). Subset of the Patent Grant Full Text Data with Embedded TIFF Images.

Contains (JAN 2002 - Present) the full text of each patent grant issued weekly (Tuesdays) in CY2016 (excludes images/drawings and reexaminations). The file format is eXtensible Markup Language (XML) in accordance with the Patent Grant International Common Element (ICE) Document Type Definition (DTD).

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It would be great, if there is an example file provided separately to find out structure\contents before downloading the whole data set.

David Beede

I agree - this would be very helpful.

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