Citation List-Public Access

Summary
Provider

United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO)

Fee
Free
ASPI
No
Database description

The Citation List is part of the USPTO’s ongoing efforts to enhance Global Dossier, by providing a more comprehensive listing of relevant citations that are available in related applications that share a common priority claim.
The Citation List service currently comprises the same data found in the Common Citation Document. The USPTO plans to incorporate additional data sources into the Citation List to enhance the comprehensiveness and consistency of the citation data provided.

Highlights
Cooperative Patent Classification
International Patent Classification
Coverage
Patent Collections
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Interfaces
Language
English
Classification
Classifications
Cooperative Patent Classification
International Patent Classification

Citation List Provides CPC and IPC Symbols associated with applications.

Value-added data
Value added data
Harmonized titles and/or abstracts
Standardized applicant names
Standardized ID numbers

Citation List provides Abstract, title, applicant names, and application number

Patent family data
Patent family data
Extended
Simple

Citation List provides a simple information about the Patent family members such as their application number, applicant’s name. As well as more detailed access to the file wrapper of the family members including all the prosecution history and associated documents.

Index lists
Index lists
Applicant name
Results
Results type
Annotation
Machine translation
Sorting by relevance
Translated titles and/or abstracts

Citation List provides Machine translation, annotation, and sorting capabilities.

Analysis
Analysis data
Applicant and/or inventor
Citation
Classification
Dates
Invention text
Analysis
Statistical

Citation List provides Application name, filing dates, inventor, as well as IPC, CPC information.
Global Dossier provides access to Invention specification, claims, and other related text.

Provides the frequency of citation for each of cited prior arts.

Data export
Data Export
Bibliographic data
Citations
Classification
Description and/or claims
Dossiers
Full document scans
Legal status
Title and/or abstract

Legal Status is not based on ST-27.

Collaboration tools
Collaboration tools
Shared workfiles

Citation List provides access to the prosecution history of all members of Patent Family.

Non-patent data
Non-patent content
Non-patent literature

Provide NPL title but not access to the actual document.

Bibliographic data – At least one of the following is available: publication number, filing number, grant number, publication date, filing date, grant date, applicant name, assignee name, inventor name, patent classification.
Partial text – At least one of the following (but not all) are available: title, abstract, description, claims.
Full text – All of the following are available (where applicable for the given jurisdiction): description, claims