EP Appeal data from the European Patent Register added to INPADOCDB and INPAFAMDB
55 legal status codes related to EP Appeals have been added to INPADOCDB and INPAFAMDB, using the same source as the European Patent Register. New appeal data is provided about a week after publication. Backfile data for appeal events is available from 1996 onwards.
The description of each legal event is available in field /LSTX, the free text in field /LSFT which includes the original event code of the underlying data source. 53 of the 55 new legal status codes are categorized as ORE (Opposition, Reexamination, Appeal) in field /LSC2.
For more details such as the corresponding original event description used in European Patent Register, click here