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application Information on the applications for granted patent.
Data Element Name Definition Example Years Present Type
id application id assigned by USPTO 02/002761 all varchar(36)
patent_id patent number D345393 all varchar(20)
type        
number unique application identifying number 2002761 all varchar(64)
country country this application was filed in US all varchar(20)
date date of application filing 12/21/92 all date
series_code application series; "D" for some designs; (http://www.uspto.gov/web/offices/ac/ido/oeip/taf/filingyr.htm) 2 all varchar(20)
 
assignee Disambiguated assignee data
Data Element Name Definition Example Years Present Type
id unique assignee ID generated by the disambiguation algorithm 00003f5c5d92354570b9bae01b3e7272 all varchar(36)
type classification of assignee (1 - Unassigned, 2 - US Company or Corporation, 3 - Foreign Company or Corporation, 4 - US Individual, 5 - Foreign Individual, 6 - US Federal Government, 7 - Foreign Government, 8 - US County Government, 9 - US State Government. Note: A "1" appearing before any of these codes signifies part interest 2 all int(4)
name_first first name, if assignee is individual Ziyan all varchar(64)
name_last last name, if assignee is individual Liu all varchar(64)
organization organization name if assignee is organization E-Z Anchor Bolt Template, Inc. all varchar(256)
 
botanic Data about referenced plant species
Data Element Name Definition Example Years Present Type
uuid unique id 000p8x51j49bnzrqs0ld6hpke 2005 and After varchar(36)
patent_id patent number PP25533 2005 and After varchar(20)
latin_name latin name of plant Heuchera villosa 2005 and After varchar(128)
variety variety of plant Citronelle 2005 and After varchar(128)
 
brf_sum_text Text of patent summary
Data Element Name Definition Example Years Present Type
uuid unique id 0000lhuok5aw1ffssgnz2gd0c all varchar(36)
patent_id patent number 8918554 all varchar(20)
text text of the summary itself, excluding headings BACKGROUND The present disclosure de… all mediumtext
 
claim Full text of patent claims, including dependency and sequence
uuid unique id 00000dv6xkiuyewi5xds0rnr3 all varchar(36)
patent_id patent number 4968079 all varchar(20)
text claim text A golf ball retriever having no movi… all mediumtext
dependent sequence number of claim this is dependent on. NULL if independent claim 1, claim 2, claim 3 all varchar(512)
sequence order in which claims appear in patent file 10 all int(11)
claim_number Contains claim number of claim formatted as 0-prefixed 5 digit number. This column will have a range of claims if those claims are cancelled 00010 OR
00001-00010 (text will be "Cancelled")
2005 and After varchar(10)
exemplary whether the claim is one of the exemplary claims of the patent; 1 if exemplary claim, 0 otherwise 1 2002 and After int(11)
 
cpc_current Current CPC classification of the patent
Data Element Name Definition Example Years Present Type
uuid unique id w75uqbz5sanvuh9okis0agfua all varchar(36)
patent_id patent number 3930271 all varchar(20)
section_id cpc section (A = Human Necessitates, B = Performing Operations; Transporting, C = Chemistry; Metallurgy, D = Textiles; Paper, E = Fixed Constructions, F = Mechanical Engineering; Lighting; Heating; Weapons; Blasting Engines or Pumps, G = Physics, H = Electricity, Y = General Tagging of New Technological Developments) A all varchar(10)
subsection_id cpc subsection id: https://www.uspto.gov/web/patents/classification/cpc/html/cpc.html A63 all varchar(20)
group_id cpc group id: https://www.uspto.gov/web/patents/classification/cpc/html/cpc.html A63B all varchar(20)
subgroup_id cpc subgroup id: https://www.uspto.gov/web/patents/classification/cpc/html/cpc.html A63B71/146 all varchar(20)
category cpc category (primary or additional) inventional all varchar(36)
sequence order in which cpc class appears in patent file 0 all int(11)
 
cpc_group CPC group classification at issue of the patent
Data Element Name Definition Example Years Present Type
id cpc group id A01B all varchar(20)
title description of cpc group SOIL WORKING IN AGRICULTURE OR FORESTRY; all varchar(256)
 
cpc_subgroup CPC subgroup classification at issue of the patent
Data Element Name Definition Example Years Present Type
id cpc subgroup id A01B1/00 all varchar(20)
title description of cpc subgroup Hand tools all mediumtext
 
cpc_subsection CPC subsection classification at issue of the patent
Data Element Name Definition Example Years Present Type
id cpc subsection id A01 all varchar(20)
title description of cpc subsection AGRICULTURE; FORESTRY; ANIMAL HUSBANDRY; HUNTING; TRAPPING; FISHING all varchar(256)
 
detail_desc_text Text of detailed description of patent
Data Element Name Definition Example Years Present Type
patent_id patent number 4800176 all varchar(20)
text text of the description itself, excluding headings DETAILED DESCRIPTION OF THE PREFERRED EMBODIMENTS FIGS. 2A to 2H are… all mediumtext
length length of the description text 15923 all int(10)
 
draw_desc_text Text of description of the patent's drawings
Data Element Name Definition Example Years Present Type
uuid unique id qh5y96fy8071tb0qvjw85j3l0 all varchar(36)
patent_id patent number 3930271 all varchar(20)
text text of the description itself, excluding headings FIG. 1 is a perspective view of… all mediumtext
sequence order in which drawing descriptions appear in patent file, often the same as the figure id 3 all int(10)
 
figures Number of drawings and drawing sheets
Data Element Name Definition Example Years Present Type
uuid unique id 00005pk4tbdtglxe1rzhlal72 all varchar(36)
patent_id patent number 7484162 all varchar(20)
num_figures number of figures included with patent 4 all int(11)
num_sheets number of drawing sheets included with patent 3 all int(11)
 
foreign_priority Information about an earlier patent filing in a foreign country which gives the claim priority
Data Element Name Definition Example Years Present Type
uuid unique id 0000fiy95lpkqbtbss6subowv all varchar(36)
patent_id patent number (US patent number) 4579440 all varchar(20)
sequence order in which priority claims appear in patent file 0 all int(11)
kind type of priority claim (international, national, regional) national 2005 and After varchar(20)
number foreign patent application number 4025984 all varchar(64)
date date at which patent was previously filed 8/16/13 2002 and After date
country country in which patent was originally filed DEX all varchar(20)
country_transformed country in which patent was originally filed (transformed name) DE all varchar(10)
 
foreigncitation Citations made to foreign patents by US patents
Data Element Name Definition Example Years Present Type
uuid unique id 000020v30zw20bwy49f132l3t all varchar(36)
patent_id patent number 8636942 all varchar(20)
date date select patent (pat_no) cites patent/application (number) 4/1/76 all date
number identifying number of patent/application to which select patent cites 51-40476 all varchar(64)
country country patent/application (number) was filed JP all varchar(10)
category who cited the patent (examiner, applicant, other etc) cited by applicant all varchar(20)
sequence order in which this citation is cited by patent 2 all int(11)
 
government_interest Mapping of patent numbers to raw government interest text
Data Element Name Definition Example Years Present Type
patent_id patent number 3930295 all varchar(255)
gi_statement raw government interest text The invention herein described was made in the course of work under a grant or award from the U.S. Army. all mediumtext
 
government_
organization
Federal agencies with government interests in patents
organization_id unique organization id 1 all int(11)
name name of Federal department, agency, bureau, etc. Department of Veterans Affairs all varchar(255)
level_one position of the focal agency in a hierarchical set of relationships with the parent agency (e.g., DHHS) at level_one and child agencies at lower levels (e.g., NIH at level_two and NIDA at level_three). government_organization.name is equal to one and only one of the values in level_one, level_two, and level_three Department of Veterans Affairs all varchar(255)
level_two position of the focal agency in a hierarchical set of relationships with the parent agency (e.g., DHHS) at level_one and child agencies at lower levels (e.g., NIH at level_two and NIDA at level_three). government_organization.name is equal to one and only one of the values in level_one, level_two, and level_three U.S. Census Bureau all varchar(255)
level_three position of the focal agency in a hierarchical set of relationships with the parent agency (e.g., DHHS) at level_one and child agencies at lower levels (e.g., NIH at level_two and NIDA at level_three). government_organization.name is equal to one and only one of the values in level_one, level_two, and level_three Advanced Technology Program all varchar(255)
 
inventor Disambiguated inventor data
Data Element Name Definition Example Years Present Type
id unique inventor id generated by the disambiguation algorithm 3930274-1 all varchar(36)
name_first first name Harold A. all varchar(64)
name_last last name Syfritt all varchar(64)
male_flag inventor gender (0 = female, 1 = male, NULL = no gender attributed) 0 all int(11)
attribution_status result of inventor gender attribution (1 = inventor gender attributed, 99 = inventor gender not attributed; attribution algorithm failed to assign a gender, 98 = inventor added to the database after attribution was performed, 97 = attribution Conflict A - a single inventor from the attribution update was split into two or more inventors, 96 = attribution Conflict B - two or more inventors from the attribution update were merged into a single inventor in the current update) 1 all varchar(64)
 
ipcr International Patent Classification
 
uuid unique id 0000hj3ytmy8g9l2qa5x1hta5 all varchar(36)
patent_id patent number D409748 all varchar(20)
classification_level ipc classification level (A = advanced level) A 2006 and After varchar(20)
section ipc section (A = Human Necessitates, B = Performing Operations; Transporting, C = Chemistry; Metallurgy, D = Textiles; Paper, E = Fixed Constructions, F = Mechanical Engineering; Lighting; Heating; Weapons; Blasting, G = Physics, H = Electricity) H all varchar(20)
ipc_class ipc class 21 all varchar(20)
subclass ipc subclass L all varchar(20)
main_group ipc group 21 all varchar(20)
subgroup ipc subgroup 3205 all varchar(20)
symbol_position ipc symbol ( F = first or sole invention information IPC; L = any second or succeeding invention information IPC and any non-invention information IPC) F 2006 and After varchar(20)
classification_value ipc classification value ( I = invention information; N = non-invention information) I 2006 and After varchar(20)
classification_status ipc classification status ( B = Basic or Original) B 2006 and After varchar(20)
classification_data_source ipc classification data source ( H = Human - Generated; M = Machine - Generated; G = Generated via Software) H 2006 and After varchar(20)
action_date issue date of the patent grant 8/31/10 2006 and After date
ipc_version_indicator ipc version indicator 1/1/06 2006 and After date
sequence order in which ipc class appears in patent file 0 all int(11)
 
lawyer Disambiguated lawyer data
Data Element Name Definition Example Years Present Type
id unique lawyer id generated by the disambiguation algorithm 00001d98f0f7955b659fc7c9195e0d88 all varchar(36)
name_first first name of attorney or agent Joan Ootican all varchar(64)
name_last last name of attorney or agent Herman all varchar(64)
organization organization of attorney or agent Law Office of Alan W Cannon all varchar(64)
country country of attorney or agent US all varchar(10)
 
location Disambiguated location data for inventors and assignees
Data Element Name Definition Example Years Present Type
id unique location id generated by the disambiguation algorithm 0009wn7out97 all varchar(128)
city city associated with a location_id Stewart all varchar(128)
state state associated with a location_id MN all varchar(20)
country country associated with a location_id US all varchar(10)
latitude latitude for location_id 44.7247 all float
longitude longitude for location_id -94.4858 all float
county county associated with location_id Mcleod all varchar(60)
state_fips state FIPS code associated with a location_id 27 all varchar(2)
county_fips county FIPS code associated with a location_id 085 all varchar(3)
 
mainclass Metadata for USPTO technology classes at patent issue date
Data Element Name Definition Example Years Present Type
id id of the uspc mainclass at issue "002" all varchar(20)
 
mainclass_current Metadata for USPTO current technology classes
Data Element Name Definition Example Years Present Type
id id of the uspc mainclass current 100 all varchar(20)
title description of uspc mainclass PRESSES all varchar(256)
 
nber NBER Patent Classification
Data Element Name Definition Example Years Present Type
uuid unique id 000114qfli99qqd9fsbxichy1 all varchar(36)
patent_id patent number 6243839 all varchar(20)
category_id National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) technology category id 2 all varchar(20)
subcategory_id NBER subcategory id 22 all varchar(20)
 
nber_category Metadata for NBER technology categories
Data Element Name Definition Example Years Present Type
id National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) technology category id 1 all varchar(20)
title description of NBER category Chemical all varchar(512)
 
nber_subcategory Metadata for NBER technology subcategories
Data Element Name Definition Example Years Present Type
id NBER subcategory id 11 all varchar(20)
title description of NBER subcategory Agriculture,Food,Textiles all varchar(512)
 
non_inventor_applicant Applicant other than the inventor (ususually because the inventor is deceased)
Data Element Name Definition Example Years Present Type
uuid unique id 0000yppl4qjumtznkq1gd7nhb 2005 and After varchar(36)
patent_id patent number 9325045 2005 and After varchar(20)
rawlocation_id unique location id generated by the disambiguation algorithm bse50y5oqfw4yxpy6043biwv1 2005 and After varchar(36)
name_first first name, if applicant is individual Wasaki, 2005 and After varchar(30)
name_last last name, if applicant is individual Hitomi 2005 and After varchar(40)
organization organization name if applicant is organization Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba 2005 and After varchar(128)
sequence order of applicant in the patent 1 2005 and After int(11)
designation designation of the non-inventor applicant us-only 2005 and After varchar(20)
applicant_type type of applicant assignee 2005 and After varchar(30)
 
otherreference Citations made to non-patent documents by US patents
Data Element Name Definition Example Years Present Type
uuid unique id 000013tuz4qi54urne1m9jbqi all varchar(36)
patent_id patent number 8492328 all varchar(20)
text non-patent literature reference text Merlino, et al… all text
sequence order in which this reference is cited by patent 50 all int(11)
 
pct_data PCT or regional filing data
Data Element Name Definition Example Years Present Type
uuid unique id 0006a1yylhypx7gcdg93pbk5o all varchar(36)
patent_id patent number 7822494 all varchar(20)
rel_id id of pct patent WO2006/114595 all varchar(20)
date date published or filed 11/2/06 all date
371_date PCT Section 371(c)(1)(2)(4)date, date when pct application was filed 10/27/83 all date
country country filed in WO 2002 and After varchar(20)
kind kind of application (numerical for filed, alphabetical for published) A 2002 and After varchar(20)
doc_type whether the document has been published or just filed wo_grant 2002 and After varchar(20)
102_date 35 U.S.C. § 102(e) date for pct applications 10/27/83 2001 and Before date
 
patent Data concerning granted patents
Data Element Name Definition Example Years Present Type
id patent this record corresponds to 3930271 all varchar(20)
type category of patent. Usually "design", "reissue", etc. utility all varchar(100)
number patent number 3930271 all varchar(64)
country country in which patent was granted (always US) US all varchar(20)
date date when patent was granted 1/6/76 all date
abstract abstract text of patent A golf glove is disclosed h… all mediumtext
title title of patent Golf glove all mediumtext
kind WIPO document kind codes (http://www.uspto.gov/learning-and-resources/support-centers/electronic-business-center/kind-codes-included-uspto-patent) A all varchar(10)
num_claims number of claims 4 all int(11)
filename name of the raw data file where patent information is parsed from pftaps19760106_wk01.zip all varchar(120)
withdrawn whether a patent has been withdrawn or not pftaps19760106_wk01.zip all varchar(120)
 
patent_assignee Crosswalk between patent and assignee tables
Data Element Name Definition Example Years Present Type
patent_id patent number 9539045 all varchar(20)
assignee_id unique assignee id generated by the disambiguation algorithm org_000i7XhH6J6NUNbZabRw all varchar(36)
location_id unique location id generated by the disambiguation algorithm fac50cb3-828d-46a9-a4d4-7846bd3b2430 all varchar(128)
 
patent_
contractawardnumber
Mapping of Federal contract award numbers to patent numbers
patent_id patent number 3931132 all varchar(255)
contract_award_number federal contract award number 83-568 73 all varchar(255)
 
patent_govintorg Crosswalk between government_interest and government_organization tables
Data Element Name Definition Example Years Present Type
patent_id patent number 3930295 all varchar(255)
organization_id unique organization id 55 all int(11)
 
patent_inventor Crosswalk between patent and inventor tables
Data Element Name Definition Example Years Present Type
patent_id patent number 5415504 all varchar(20)
inventor_id unique assignee id generated by the disambiguation algorithm 5415504-1 all varchar(36)
location_id unique location id generated by the disambiguation algorithm 00007ed1-6702-49de-8819-6d5e8f40f026 all varchar(128)
 
patent_lawyer Crosswalk between patent and lawyer tables
Data Element Name Definition Example Years Present Type
patent_id patent number 4253071 all varchar(20)
lawyer_id unique assignee id generated by the disambiguation algorithm fbba8f4e97c00c6812c9ad2ce3ebb253 all varchar(36)
 
persistent_assignee_disambig Disambiguated Assignee ID across data updates
Data Element Name Definition Example Years Present Type
rawassignee_id unique rawassignee id; maps to uuid from rawassignee table 0000hccb98m2kc6g1v7128k5w all varchar(36)
disamb_assignee_id_xxxxxxxx unique assignee id generated by the disambiguation algorithm for the patent_xxxxxxxx database. Data goes back to the 20181127 update. 10050572-4 all varchar(128)
 
persistent_inventor_disambig Disambiguated Inventor ID across data updates
Data Element Name Definition Example Years Present Type
rawinventor_id current unique id 0000hccb98m2kc6g1v7128k5w all varchar(36)
disamb_inventor_id_xxxxxxxx unique inventor id generated by the disambiguation algorithm for the patent_20170808 database. Data goes back to the 20170808 update 4341225-1 all varchar(20)
 
rawassignee Raw assignee information as it appears in the source XML files
Data Element Name Definition Example Years Present Type
uuid unique id 0000p94wkezw94s8cz7dbxlvz all varchar(36)
patent_id patent number 5856666 all varchar(20)
assignee_id unique assignee ID generated by the disambiguation algorithm eaa92f175be7bfb71011f17eafb1e71f all varchar(36)
rawlocation_id assignee's location. If the assignee's sequence number is 1, then his/her location is the "location" of the related patent orskbf54s58e97lkmw8na5rpx all varchar(128)
type assignee type (1- Unassigned, 2 - US Company or Corporation, 3 - Foreign Company or Corporation, 4 - US Individual, 5 - Foreign Individual, 6 - US Federal Government, 7 - Foreign Government, 8 - US County Government, 9 - US State Government. Note: A "1" appearing before any of these codes signifies part interest) 2 2002 and After int(4)
name_first first name, if assignee is individual Thomas all varchar(64)
name_last last name, if assignee is individual Bushey all varchar(64)
organization organization name if assignee is organization U.S. Philips Corporation all varchar(256)
sequence order in which assignee appears in patent file 0 all int(11)
 
rawexaminer Details about the patent examiner
Data Element Name Definition Example Years Present Type
uuid unique id 0000a4vpqj2j7533gvm3b9l9c all varchar(36)
patent_id patent number 5059397 all varchar(20)
name_first examiner first name Timothy M. all varchar(30)
name_last examiner last name McMahon all varchar(40)
role whether this individual was the primary or assistant examiner assistant all varchar(20)
group art unit, tech center, industry sector, or other grouping of US patent examiners 1643 2002 and After varchar(20)
 
rawinventor Raw inventor information as it appears in the source XML files
Data Element Name Definition Example Years Present Type
uuid unique id 0000aw0qbu54rbell75ike1js all varchar(36)
patent_id patent number 4789863 all varchar(20)
inventor_id unique inventor id generated by the disambiguation algorithm 4789863-1 all varchar(36)
rawlocation_id inventor's location. If the inventor's sequence number is 0, then his/her location is the "location" of the related patent tkz70bmoqx88n1lfz3fl657lh all varchar(128)
name_first first name Thomas A. all varchar(64)
name_last last name Bush all varchar(64)
sequence order in which inventor appears in file 0 all int(11)
rule_47 flag for inventor who was unable to be contacted at filing of patent FALSE all boolean
 
rawgender inventor gender data
Data Element Name Definition Example Years Present Type
inventor_id unique inventor id generated by the disambiguation algorithm for the December 31, 2020 update. (The data on which was gender attribution was performed) 4341225-2 all varchar(24)
name_first first name of inventor Ariel all varchar(24)
name_last last name of inventor Smithson all varchar(8)
male inventor gender (0 = female, 1 = male, NULL = no gender attributed) 0 all int(11)
 
rawlawyer Raw lawyer information as it appears in the source XML files
Data Element Name Definition Example Years Present Type
uuid unique id 00000hg3piqc9ah8ttcsbu1zi all varchar(36)
lawyer_id unique lawyer id generated by the disambiguation algorithm fbba8f4e97c00c6812c9ad2ce3ebb253 all varchar(36)
patent_id patent number 4253071 all varchar(20)
name_first first name of attorney or agent Willim J. all varchar(64)
name_last last name of attorney or agent Streeter all varchar(64)
organization organization of attorney or agent Finnegan Henderson Farabow Garrett & Dunner LLP all varchar(64)
country country of attorney or agent US all varchar(10)
sequence order in which attorney or agent appears in patent file 1 all int(11)
 
rawlocation Raw location information as it appears in the source XML files
Data Element Name Definition Example Years Present Type
id unique id 000035ewn5fb3oerojqwcw4hg all varchar(128)
location_id unique location id generated by the disambiguation algorithm q6d41gon4fey all varchar(128)
city city associated with a location_id Colorado Springs all varchar(128)
state state associated with a location_id CO all varchar(10)
country country associated with a location_id US all varchar(10)
latlong unique identifier that is a combination of latitude and longitude 30.4505556|-91.15444444 all varchar(128)
 
rel_app_text Description of related patent applications
Data Element Name Definition Example Years Present Type
uuid unique id 0000nw3277e25i2g2e0m19w2w all varchar(36)
patent_id patent number 5686891 all varchar(20)
text text of the description of the related application in question This is a divisional of application Ser. No. 299,211, filed Sept. 3, 1981. all mediumtext
sequence order in which this related patents shows up on the patent 0 all int(10)
 
subclass Metadata for USPTO technology subclasses
Data Element Name Definition Example Years Present Type
id id of uspc subclass at issue 0/232 all varchar(20)
 
subclass_current Metadata for USPTO current technology subclasses
Data Element Name Definition Example Years Present Type
id id of current uspc subclass 100/1 all varchar(20)
title description of uspc subclass BINDING all varchar(512)
 
us_term_of_grant  
Data Element Name Definition Example Years Present Type
uuid unique id 00008sjtfpv24alnoe22kxw64 all varchar(36)
patent_id patent number 7648808 all varchar(20)
lapse_of_patent lapsed patents are patents that expired because the maintenance fee was not paid in due time.   2005 and After varchar(20)
disclaimer_date date of the terminal disclaimer 7/19/05 all date
term_disclaimer disclaimer if the patent is subject to a terminal disclaimer This patent is subject to a terminal disclaimer. 2002 and After varchar(128)
term_grant length of grant term 14 2002 and After varchar(128)
term_extension length of extension to grant 739 all int(10)
 
usapplicationcitation Citations made to US patent applications by US patents
Data Element Name Definition Example Years Present Type
uuid unique id 000007b7c0x3n9iy1othb9hz7 2005 and After varchar(36)
patent_id patent number 8102431 2005 and After varchar(20)
application_id identifying number of application to which select patent cites 2007/20070236734 2005 and After varchar(20)
date date select patent cites application 10/1/07 2005 and After date
name name of cited record Okamoto 2005 and After varchar(128)
kind wipo document kind codes (http://www.uspto.gov/learning-and-resources/support-centers/electronic-business-center/kind-codes-included-uspto-patent) A1 2005 and After varchar(10)
number publication number of application to which select patent cites 20070236734 2005 and After varchar(64)
country country cited application was filed (always US) US 2005 and After varchar(10)
category who cited the application (examiner, applicant, other etc) cited by examiner 2005 and After varchar(64)
sequence order in which this reference is cited by select patent 0 2005 and After int(11)
 
uspatentcitation Citations made to US granted patents by US patents
Data Element Name Definition Example Years Present Type
uuid unique id 000007b7c0x3n9iy1othb9hz7 all varchar(36)
patent_id patent number 9009250 all varchar(20)
citation_id identifying number of patent to which select patent cites 8127342 all varchar(20)
date first day of the month the cited patent (citation_id) was granted 2/1/12 all date
name name of cited record Boynton et al. all varchar(64)
kind WIPO document kind codes (http://www.uspto.gov/learning-and-resources/support-centers/electronic-business-center/kind-codes-included-uspto-patent) B2 2002 and After varchar(10)
country country cited patent was granted (always US) US all varchar(10)
category who cited the patent (examiner, applicant, other etc) cited by patent 2002 and After varchar(64)
sequence order in which this reference is cited by select patent 622 all int(11)
 
uspc USPTO patent classification at patent issue date
Data Element Name Definition Example Years Present Type
uuid unique id q0t5pp52pzpd41mauxa16eo all varchar(36)
patent_id patent number 5106549 all varchar(20)
mainclass_id uspc mainclass at issue 264 all varchar(20)
subclass_id uspc subclass at issue 264/DIG19 all varchar(20)
sequence order in which uspc class appears in patent file 4 all int(11)
 
uspc_current USPTO current patent classification
Data Element Name Definition Example Years Present Type
uuid unique id q0t5pp52pzpd41mauxa16eo all varchar(36)
patent_id patent number 3930271 all varchar(20)
mainclass_id uspc mainclass current 2 all varchar(20)
subclass_id uspc subclass current 2/161.4 all varchar(20)
sequence order in which uspc class appears in patent file 0 all int(11)
 
usreldoc US Related Documents for granted patents
Data Element Name Definition Example Years Present Type
uuid unique id 00002qu8hnbv3qwzhwn95e89s 2002 and After varchar(36)
patent_id patent number 9683848 2002 and After varchar(20)
doctype defines the type of documentation continuation-in-part 2002 and After varchar(64)
relkind kind of document (text) parent document 2002 and After varchar(64)
reldocno related document number 13336060 2002 and After varchar(64)
country country where related document was published US 2002 and After varchar(20)
date publication date of the related document 12/23/11 2002 and After date
status status of related document ABANDONED 2002 and After varchar(20)
sequence order in which the related document appears in patent file 36 2002 and After int(11)
kind WIPO document kind codes (http://www.uspto.gov/learning-and-resources/support-centers/electronic-business-center/kind-codes-included-uspto-patent) A1 2002 and After varchar(20)
 
wipo WIPO technology classification of the patent
Data Element Name Definition Example Years Present Type
patent_id patent number 3930271 all varchar(20)
field_id WIPO technology field id as derived from crosswalk http://www.wipo.int/export/sites/www/ipstats/en/statistics/patents/xls/ipc_technology.xls 33 all int(10)
sequence order in which WIPO technology field appears on patent 0 all int(10)
 
wipo_field WIPO technology classification
Data Element Name Definition Example Years Present Type
id WIPO technology field id as derived from crosswalk http://www.wipo.int/export/sites/www/ipstats/en/statistics/patents/xls/ipc_technology.xls 1 all int(10)
sector_title WIPO technology sector title Electrical engineering all varchar(60)
field_title WIPO technology field title Electrical machinery, apparatus, energy all varchar(255)