Enhanced INPADOCDB and INPAFAMDB files feature more legal event categories, calculated expiry dates for all authorities and overall efficiency gains
INPADOCDB and INPAFAMDB have been enhanced
27 instead of 7 legal event categories; most useful new categories are Entry into national phase and Non-entry into national phase, Fee payment, separate categories for SPC and Time Extension, and separate categories for Expiry, Withdrawal and Lapse.
calculated expiration dates are now available for all authorities (except PCT) instead of only 41 before
enhanced deduplication of names makes searching for inventors and assignees more efficient
a representative title in the brief family display improves clarity
extensive possibilities on family statistics are enabled by various new counts such as the number of applications, priorities, publications, legal events
increased display performance (up to more than three times) helps to speed up evaluation of the results especially for large records.
Changes to the display may affect reporting formats