Patent Grant Bibliographic Data (2009)

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Contains the bibliographic text (i.e., front page) of each patent grant issued weekly (Tuesdays) organized by Calendar Year (January through December). Excludes images/drawings. This file is a subset of the Patent Grant Data/XML Version 4.2 ICE (Text Only). The file format is eXtensible Markup Language (XML) in accordance with the Patent Grant Version 4.2 International Common Element (ICE) Document Type Definition (DTD). Available on issue day (Tuesdays). Approximately 5 MB per week (compressed). These product files are available at no charge from: No order/order form is required. This product includes an file for each week [where “yyyymmdd” is a Tuesday issue date and “nn” is a two-digit, fixed-length number (with leading zero) representing the sequentially-numbered week of the year]. Within each weekly zip file are three (3) files: ipgbyyyymmdd.xml (Bibliographic information in XML ICE); ipgbyyyymmddlst.txt (List of patent grant numbers in ascending order); ipgbyyyymmddrpt.html (Statistical/summary report) For more information about these files:

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Dataset Summary

  • Date Released: January 1976
  • Date Updated: Tuesdays
  • Time Period: Single date of official issue (each Tuesday)
  • Data Category Type: Raw Data Catalog
  • Frequency: weekly
  • Specialized Data Category Designation: Administrative

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This dataset was prepared by the government and is therefore in the public domain. There are no restrictions upon its use.