Latest Content Updates and Known Issues

This page contains information about known gaps and other content issues. Please note that most of these problems affect only a small number of records.

This page was last updated on: 2021-10-20

Country codeCountry/ AuthorityLast Full text loadedKnown issues (in progress)
Notes
APARIPO2005-12-17

AT

Austria2021-09-15


  • Some granted patents published from 1902 to 1989 have full text but the collection is not complete and the format is not as good as usual
  • Abstracts are not available for some records, mainly kind code B in 2008 and 2010-2012

AU

Australia

2021-10-14


  • No paragraphing in description field
  • Abstracts are not available for pre-2011 records and for records from the PCT route
  • Missing full text for some records, mainly published 2002-2005, 1994-1998, 2016

BE

Belgium

2021-10-06


  • Abstracts are not available for records with kind code A published between 1980 and May 1982
BGBulgaria2021-09-15
  • No paragraphing in description field

BR
Brazil2021-08-24

CA
Canada2021-10-09
  • Some PDFs missing

CH
Switzerland2021-09-30



CN
China2021-10-15
  • In some records, paragraph numbers in the translated full text don't match those in the original text

CSCzechoslovakia1993-03-17

CZCzech Republic2021-09-15

DDEast Germany2003-08-07
  • About 2,000 records with no full text
  • Some records have been published by the patent office without abstracts
DE
Germany

2021-10-14



DK
Denmark2021-09-30

EAEurasia2021-08-31
  • PDFs don't include the front page (not delivered by the patent office)

EP

EPO2021-10-13

ES

Spain2021-09-30

FI
Finland2021-09-30

FR
France2021-09-24

GB
Great Britain2021-10-06
  • About 16K records contain description but no claims

HUHungary2021-03-29
  • Some records have been published by the PTO without abstracts
IEIreland2021-09-29
  • Some records have been published by the PTO without abstracts
ILIsrael2021-08-31


IN

India2021-10-01
  • Some records are missing priority date. Data provider is solving the problem.

JP
Japan2021-10-13

KR
Korea2021-10-15

LTLithuania2021-09-10
  • Some records have been published by the PTO without abstracts
LU
Luxembourg2021-10-01

LVLatvia2021-09-20
  • Some records have been published by the PTO without abstracts
MXMexico2017-08-24

NL
Netherlands2021-10-01

NZNew Zealand2021-09-24
  • Full text from 2018 to 2020 partially available. Data provider is solving the problem.

OAOAPI2021-06-23
  • Some records have been published by the PTO without abstracts
PLPoland2021-09-27
  • Publication language (PL) is missing in some records
  • Abstracts are not available for some records
PT
Portugal2021-08-31
  • Some full text specifications were not delivered by the patent office
RORomania2021-08-30
  • Some records have claims in the description field
  • Abstracts are not available for some records
RU
Russia2021-10-08

SESweden2021-09-21

SISlovenia2021-06-30
  • Abstracts are not available for some records
SKSlovakia2021-09-16
  • Abstracts are not available for some records
SUSoviet Union1993-12-30

THThailand2021-09-20
  • Some records have incorrect (default) pub date


TW
Taiwan2021-09-21
  • Some PDFs missing

US
United States2021-10-14

WO
WIPO PCT2021-10-14
  •  Some corrupt PDF files

Known issues that are not country-specific

DescriptionResolutionStatus

Some claim numbers were lost in translations

Under evaluationIn progress