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The USPATFULL file contains full text and the current classifications for the original publication of patents issued by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office from 1975 - present, with partial coverage of selected technologies from 1971 - 1974, and defensive publications from 1976 - present. Coverage includes granted utility patents, defensive publications, design patents, reissue patents, statutory invention registrations, plant patents, as well as U.S. applications published since January, 2001. Patent publication history, listing all levels of subsequent publications, is also included. Patent assignment and reassignment information is available from 1980 - present.
A companion USPAT2 file contains full-text records for the latest publications, since 2001, on inventions for which the original publications are available in USPATFULL.
Complete Chemical Abstracts indexing for one equivalent U.S. chemical patent may also be included in a USPATFULL record. The file also includes a thesaurus for the USPTO Manual of Classifications and for the current edition (8th) as well as the other editions (1 - 7) of the WIPO manual of the International Patent Classification (IPC) codes and the Cooperative Patent Classification (CPC).
Complete Chemical Abstracts indexing for one equivalent U.S. chemical patent may also be included in a record.
U.S. patents in all areas of technology
U.S. patents issued by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
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Usage terms for USPATFULL are detailed in the CAS Information Use Policies.
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