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Find International Legal Status for a Specific Patent?

TOPIC:In this example, you want to find international legal status for U.S. patent 5,038,578. Use CLAIMS®/U.S. Patents (File 340) to search for the U.S. patent. You can find U.S. legal status in CLAIMS®/Current Legal Status (File 123).

Using the MAP command, you can extract all of the patent numbers related to the U.S. patent number. INPADOC (File 345) contains legal status internationally.

 

COMMAND SUMMARY

BEGIN 340
SELECT PN=US 5038578
TYPE S1/3/1
MAP PN
to create a SearchSave
BEGIN 345
EXS
to execute the SearchSave
TYPE S1/3,LS/1


HOW TO...



1. After entering BEGIN 340 to open the Claims/U.S. Patents database, SELECT the patent number (pn=US 5038578).

?b 340
[File 340] CLAIMS(R)/US Patent 1950-06/May 04
(c) 2006 IFI/CLAIMS(R). All rights reserved.

?s pn=us 5038578/mp
S1          1   S PN=US 5038578/MP

?t s1/3/1
 1/3/1  
CLAIMS(R)/US Patent
(c) 2006 IFI/CLAIMS(R). All rights reserved.


2170392   3146931
M/REFRIGERANT RECOVERY AND PURIFICATION SYSTEM
Inventors:Manz Kenneth W (US); Shirley Roger D (US)
Assignee: Kent Moore Corp
(REASSIGNED - See file 123 for details)
Attorney, Agent or Firm: Barnes, Kisselle, Raisch, Choate, Whittemore & Hulbert

Publication                Application
Number     Kind Date       Number       Date
-------------- -- -------- -------------- --------
US 5038578   A  19910813 US 90528252 19900524
                 (Cited in 014 later patents)
Division of:        US 4768347          US 87117098    19871104
                    US 4809520          US 88204675    19880609
                    US 4938031          US 89319618    19890303
Priority Applic:                        US 90528252    19900524
                                        US 87117098    19871104
                                        US 88204675    19880609
                                        US 89319618    19890303

2. MAP the patent number (PN) to extract all patent numbers from S1 and create a SearchSave.

 

3. BEGIN 345, INPADOC that contains legal status for international patents.

 

4. EXECUTE (EXS) the SearchSave to create a set of patent numbers in File 345.


?map pn

Temp SearchSave "TC122" stored
1 Select Statement, 4 Search Term(s)
SearchSave TC122

1 SearchSave(s),  4 Search Term(s)

?b 345

[File 345] Inpadoc/Fam.& Legal Stat 1968-2006/UD=200618
(c) 2006 EPO. All rights reserved.


?exs
 EXS: S PN=US 4768347 + PN=US 4809520 + PN=US 4938031 + PN=US 5038578
            1   PN=US 4768347
            1   PN=US 4809520
            1   PN=US 4938031
            1   PN=US 5038578

S1          1   S PN=US 4768347 + PN=US 4809520 + PN=US 4938031 + PN=US 5038578

5. TYPE S1 in Format 3 and user-defined format LS to see all the legal status information.

Note that you can use a country code (DE) to see just the legal status for a particular country.


?t s1/3,LS/1
 1/3,LS/1  
Inpadoc/Fam.& Legal Stat
(c) 2006 EPO. All rights reserved.
Acc no: 14139338
Basic Patent (No,Kind,Date): US 4768347 A  19880906
No. of Patents: 033
  REFRIGERANT RECOVERY AND PURIFICATION SYSTEM (English)
Patent Assignee: KENT MOORE CORP (US)
Author (Inventor): MANZ KENNETH W (US); SHIRLEY ROGER D (US)
National Class: *062149000; 062292000; 137487500; 141083000; 222066000
IPC: *F25B-045/00;
Derwent WPI Acc No: G 88-270291
Language of Document: English
Patent Family:

    Patent No    Kind  Date      Applic No   Kind  Date
    AU 8819095      A1  19890504    AU 8819095      A   19880715
    AU 613058       B2  19910725    AU 8819095      A   19880715
    BR 8803612      A   19890523    BR 88U3612      A   19880719
    CA 1311621      A1  19921222    CA 571992       A   19880713
    CA 1331922      A1  19940913    CA 616474       A   19920820
    DE 3878399      C0  19930325    EP 88306260     A   19880708
    DE 3884629      C0  19931104    EP 91200904     A   19880708
    DE 3878399      T2  19930603    EP 88306260     A   19880708
    DE 3884629      T2  19940127    EP 91200904     A   19880708
    EP 315296       A2  19890510    EP 88306260     A   19880708
    EP 440316       A2  19910807    EP 91200905     A   19880708
    EP 443695       A2  19910828    EP 91200904     A   19880708
    EP 315296       A3  19891115    EP 88306260     A   19880708
    EP 440316       A3  19920115    EP 91200905     A   19880708
    EP 443695       A3  19920122    EP 91200904     A   19880708
    EP 315296       B1  19930210    EP 88306260     A   19880708
    EP 443695       B1  19930929    EP 91200904     A   19880708
    EP 315296       TD  19910411    EP 88306260     A   19880708
    ES 2046843      T3  19940201    ES 91200904     EP  19880708
    JP 1123964      A2  19890516    JP 88222197     A   19880905
    JP 6050640      A2  19940225    JP 91146016     A   19910618
    JP 2588321      B2  19970305    JP 91146016     A   19910618
    JP 95043192     B4  19950515    JP 88222197     A   19880905
    MX 166028       B   19921216    MX 12447        A   19880728
    US 4768347      A   19880906    US 117098       A   19871104  (BASIC)
    US 4805416      A   19890221    US 157579       A   19880219
    US 4809520      A   19890307    US 204675       A   19880609
    US 4938031      A   19900703    US 319618       A   19890303
    US 5033271      A   19910723    US 577336       A   19900904
    US 5038578      A   19910813    US 528252       A   19900524
    US 5033271      B1  19940222    US 90003088     RQ  19930607
    US 5038578      B1  19940222    US 90003089     RQ  19930607
    ZA 8804981      A   19890927    ZA 884981       A   19880711

Priority Data (No,Kind,Date):
    US 117098 A  19871104
    CA 616474 A  19920820
    CA 571992 A3 19880713
    US 117098 A2 19871104
    US 117098 A3 19871104
    US 204675 A3 19880609
    US 528252 A3 19900524
    US 319618 A3 19890303
    US 577336 A  19900904
    US 528252 A  19900524
    US 319618 A  19890303
    US 204675 A  19880609

BRAZIL (BR)
  Legal Status (No,Type,Date,Code,Text):
     BR 8803612      P   19960625  BR MM        LAPSE DUE TO NON-PAYMENT OF FEES (ART. 50)  (CADUCIDADE (ART. 50))

GERMANY (DE)
  Legal Status (No,Type,Date,Code,Text):
     DE 3878399      P   19930325  DE REF       CORRESPONDS TO
                              (ENTSPRICHT)
                              EP 315296  P   19930325
    DE 3878399      P   19930603  DE 8373    TRANSLATION OF PATENT
                              DOCUMENT OF EUROPEAN PATENT RECEIVED
                              (UEBERSETZUNG DER PATENTSCHRIFT DES
                              EUROP.ISCHEN PATENTES EINGEGANGEN)
    DE 3878399      P   19940317  DE 8364    NO OPPOSITION DURING TERM OF OPPOSITION  (EINSPRUCHSFRIST ABGELAUFEN OHNE
                              DASS EINSPRUCH ERHOBEN WURDE)
    DE 3878399      P   19950720  DE 8328    CHANGE IN THE
                              PERSON/NAME/ADDRESS OF THE AGENT  (AENDERUNG IN PERSON, NAMEN ODER WOHNORT DES VERTRETERS)
                              BLUMBACH, KRAMER & PARTNER, 65193
                              WIESBADEN
    DE 3878399      P   20020926  DE 8339    CEASED/NON-PAYMENT OF THE ANNUAL FEE  (WEGEN NICHTZ. D. JAHRESGEB.
                              ERLOSCHEN)
    DE 3884629      P   19931104  DE REF     CORRESPONDS TO  (ENTSPRICHT)
                              EP 443695  P   19931104
    DE 3884629      P   19940127  DE 8373    TRANSLATION OF PATENT
                              DOCUMENT OF EUROPEAN PATENT WAS RECEIVED AND HAS BEEN PUBLISHED (UEBERSETZUNG DER
                              PATENTSCHRIFT DES EUROPAEISCHEN PATENTES IST EINGEGANGEN UND VEROEFFENTLICHT WORDEN)
    DE 3884629      P   19941027  DE 8364    NO OPPOSITION DURING TERM OF OPPOSITION  (EINSPRUCHSFRIST ABGELAUFEN OHNE
                              DASS EINSPRUCH ERHOBEN WURDE)
    DE 3884629      P   19950720  DE 8328    CHANGE IN THE
                              PERSON/NAME/ADDRESS OF THE AGENT  (AENDERUNG IN PERSON, NAMEN ODER WOHNORT DES VERTRETERS)
                              BLUMBACH, KRAMER & PARTNER, 65193
                              WIESBADEN
    DE 3884629      P   20050512  DE 8339    CEASED/NON-PAYMENT OF THE ANNUAL FEE  (WEGEN NICHTZ. D. JAHRESGEB.
                              ERLOSCHEN)

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