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Locate PCT Applications?

TOPIC: PCT stands for Patent Cooperation Treaty. The country code for the PCT is WO (World Intellectual Property Organization). PCT applications include the country where the application was filed embedded in the number. For example, the PCT application number WO 2006US7590 was filed in the United States.

You can search for PCT applications in the following files: Derwent World Patents Index (File 351), INPADOC/Family and Legal Status (File 345), European Patents Fulltext (File 348) and WIPO/PCT Patents Fulltext (File 349).

 

COMMAND SUMMARY

BEGIN 348
EXPAND AN=WO 2006US7585
SELECT E3

TYPE S1/3/1

Note: The application number in this search (WO 2006US7585) is in the Dialog format (WO YYYYYCCNNNNNN). The PCT original format would have been PCT US2006/007585. To convert this PCT application number to the Dialog format you would do the following:

  • Convert PCT to WO as the country code.
  • Use a four-digit year format (2006).
  • CC is the country code in the application number and designates the patent office in which the application was filed, in this case the U.S.
  • Drop the slash and any leading zeros between the year designation and the serial number (i.e. 007585 - drop the first two zeros).

HOW TO...



1. BEGIN File 348, European Patents Fulltext .

2. EXPAND the PCT application number (AN=) with the WO country code to check format and number of digits.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

3. SELECT the appropriate E number.

?b 348
File 348:EUROPEAN PATENTS 1978-2007/ 200747
       (c) 2007 European Patent Office

      Set  Items  Description
      ---  -----  -----------
?e an=wo 2006us7585

Ref   Items  Index-term
E1        1  AN=WO 2006US7583
E2        1  AN=WO 2006US7584
E3        1 *AN=WO 2006US7585
E4        1  AN=WO 2006US7586
E5        1  AN=WO 2006US7587
E6        1  AN=WO 2006US7588
E7        1  AN=WO 2006US7589
E8        1  AN=WO 2006US759
E9        1  AN=WO 2006US7590
E10       1  AN=WO 2006US7591
. . . .

      Enter P or PAGE for more

?s e3
      S1       1  AN='WO 2006US7585'


3. TYPE the record using Format 3 to see the WO application number.

 

 

 

 

 

Note the U.S. patent assignee.

?t s1/3/1


DIALOG(R)File  348: EUROPEAN PATENTS
(c) 2007 European Patent Office. All rights reserved.

  1/3/1
02149784
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TRAGBARES ELEKTROGERAT MIT MEHREREN BERUHRUNGSEMPFINDLICHEN  
VORRICHTUNGEN APPAREIL ELECTRONIQUE PORTATIF AVEC DES DISPOSITIFS
MULTIPLES  D'ACTIVATION PAR PRESSION
Patent  Assignee:

APPLE COMPUTER, INC.; (1211954)
  1 Infinite Loop,; Cupertino,    CA 95014;   (US)
          (Applicant designated States: all)

Inventor:

KERR, Duncan R.
2600 18th Street, Nr. 15; San Francisco,California 94110;  (US)

HOTELLING, Steve
          1351 Hidden Mine Road; San Jose,California 95120;  (US)

HUPPI, Brian Q.>
          1012 28th Street; San Francisco,California 94131;  (US)

Legal  Representative:

Alton, Andrew (97091)
  Urquhart-Dykes & Lord LLP Tower North Central Merrion Way; 
  Leeds LS2 8PA; (GB)

 

Country

Number

Kind

Date

 

Patent

EP

1853991

A1

20071114

(Basic)

 

WO

2006096501

 

20060914

 

Application

EP

2006736841

 

20060302

 

 

WO

2006US7585

 

20060302

 

Priorities

US

658777

P

20050304

 

 

US

115539

 

20050426

 

Designated States:
AT; BE; BG; CH; CY; CZ; DE; DK; EE; ES;
FI; FR; GB; GR; HU; IE; IS; IT; LI; LT;
LU; LV; MC; NL; PL; PT; RO; SE; SI; SK;
TR;
Extended Designated States:
AL; BA; HR; MK; YU;


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