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IP Data Corporation

Manuals, Patents, File Histories, DATA SERVICES

Brief Overview of IP Data Products and Services

We focus our efforts on information products for patent attorney's, professional patent searchers, and patent system developers. 

ORDERING & SUPPORT - existing customers may email orders for Books, File Histories, NPL, or requests for support of existing systems to Support@IPDataCorp.com. APLS can also be used to order documents of any kind, including NPL and File Histories. Links to our Book order forms can be found on the Books & Manuals pages. Or, just call us toll free - 800-832-2823.

BOOKS & MANUALSSince 2001, we have been publishing high quality offset and digital printed soft-cover formats of the most popular USPTO books and manuals. These include:

  • MPEP - Manual of Patent Examining Procedure,
  • TMEP - Trademark Manual of Examining Procedure,
  • TBMP - Trademark Trial and Appeal Board Manual of Procedure,
  • 37-CFR - Title 37, Code of Federal Regulations, and
  • US Code - U.S. Code for Patents, Trademarks and Copyrights

ONLINE SEARCHING - We offer individual searchers and attorneys an online patent search system with very affordable annual accounts. Searching includes full-text when available in English, multiple classifications and specific bibliographic/front-page fields for multiple authorities. Full page image viewing is built in to the system (no plug-ins, add-ons, or pain). 

BULK PATENT DATA - We offer the patent and application full text data in several formats for US, EP, and PCT collections. Plus, complete 300 dpi facsimile image data is also available (TIF or PDF). We also have several abstract collections, including JP.

SEARCH SYSTEMS - We also offer complete ready-to-use search systems, including custom hardware and software for your office intranet, or the Internet for your customers. Systems are available for as few as 10, or up to as many as 1000 simultaneous users.

Browse a bit - If you are involved in the patent industry, we think you'll find something of interest.


Cooperative Patent Classification System


In September 2014, the USPTO and KIPO (Korean IP Office) inked an agreement to work together on the CPC. KIPO will fully CPC classify all new patent applications and utility models, but no mention of back-file data. The CPC system is gaining wide acceptance. It definitely has the detail needed to replace the US system, and then some. We're still studying and learning the details, and the USPTO decision for the two year overlap (CPC/USC) makes more sense to us (it gives us more time, too. 1 year down, 1 to go). The EPO seems to have completed most, if not all of the their ECLA to CPC translations and CPC assignments, and unlike the ECLA data, the EPO's CPC data have been added to DOCDB for all countries they handle. We think it's a wonderful addition to the data, and our compliments and thanks go to the EPO!