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Data Download Dictionary for Granted Patent Data

g_applicant_not_disambiguated Information on non-inventor applicants
Data Element Name Definition Example Years Present Type
patent_id patent number D345393 2005 and after varchar(36)
applicant_sequence order of the applicants on the patent application, beginning with zero 0 2005 and after int(11)
raw_applicant_name_first first name, if applicant is an individual Aversano 2005 and after varchar(64)
raw_applicant_name_last last name, if applicant is an individual Salvatore 2005 and after varchar(64)
raw_applicant_organization organization name if applicant is an organization Amazon Technologies, Inc. 2005 and after varchar(256)
applicant_type type of applicant (applicant or applicant-inventor) applicant 2005 and after varchar(30)
applicant_designation designation of the applicant us-only 2005 and after varchar(20)
rawlocation_id unique location id generated by the disambiguation algorithm emcq5f1g8kprye06olw1zqdv8 2005 and after varchar(36)
 
g_application Information on the applications for granted patent
Data Element Name Definition Example Years Present Type
application_id application id assigned by USPTO 02/002761 all varchar(36)
patent_id patent number D345393 all varchar(20)
patent_application_type patent application series code: 01-17 = utility application; 29 = design application; 35 = international design applications; 60-62 = provisional application; 90 = ex parte reexamination request; 95 = inter partes reexamination request; 96 = supplemental examination 2 all varchar(20)
filing_date date of application filing, ISO format: YYYY-MM-DD 1992-12-23 all date
series_code application series; "D" for some designs; (http://www.uspto.gov/web/offices/ac/ido/oeip/taf/filingyr.htm) 2 all binary(0)
rule_47_flag flag for inventor who was unable to be contacted at filing of patent 0 or 1 all bigint(1)
 
g_assignee_disambiguated Disambiguated assignee data
Data Element Name Definition Example Years Present Type
patent_id patent number PP25533 all varchar(20)
assignee_sequence order in which assignee appears in patent file 0 all int(11)
assignee_id unique assignee ID generated by the disambiguation algorithm 00003f5c5d92354570b9bae01b3e7272 all varchar(36)
disambig_assignee_individual_name_first first name, if assignee is an individual Ziyan all varchar(96)
disambig_assignee_individual_name_last last name, if assignee is an individual Liu all varchar(96)
disambig_assignee_organization organization name if assignee is an organization E-Z Anchor Bolt Template, Inc. all varchar(256)
assignee_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)
location_id unique location id generated by the disambiguation algorithm     d929a955-16c7-11ed-9b5f-1234bde3cd05 all varchar(128)
 
g_assignee_not_disambiguated Raw assignee information as it appears in the source XML files
Data Element Name Definition Example Years Present Type
patent_id patent number 5856666 all varchar(20)
assignee_sequence order in which the assignees are listed in the raw XML for current patent 0 all int(11)
assignee_id unique assignee ID generated by the disambiguation algorithm eaa92f175be7bfb71011f17eafb1e71f all varchar(36)
raw_assignee_individual_name_first first name, if assignee is an individual Thomas all varchar(64)
raw_assignee_individual_name_last last name, if assignee is an individual Bushey all varchar(64)
raw_assignee_organization organization name if assignee is an organization U.S. Philips Corporation all varchar(256)
assignee_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)
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)
 
g_attorney_disambiguated Disambiguated lawyer data
Data Element Name Definition Example Years Present Type
patent_id patent number D409748 all varchar(20)
attorney_sequence order in which attorney is listed on the patent file 0 all int(11)
attorney_id unique lawyer ID generated by the disambiguation algorithm 00001d98f0f7955b659fc7c9195e0d88 all varchar(36)
disambig_attorney_name_first first name of attorney or agent Joan Ootican all varchar(64)
disambig_attorney_name_last last name of attorney or agent Herman all varchar(64)
disambig_attorney_organization organization of attorney or agent Law Office of Alan W Cannon all varchar(128)
attorney_country country of attorney or agent US all varchar(10)
 
g_attorney_not_disambiguated Raw attorney information as it appears in the source XML files
Data Element Name Definition Example Years Present Type
patent_id patent number 4253071 all varchar(20)
attorney_sequence order in which the attorneys are listed in the raw XML for current patent 0 all int(11)
attorney_id unique attroney id generated by the disambiguation algorithm fbba8f4e97c00c6812c9ad2ce3ebb253 all varchar(36)
raw_attorney_name_first first name of attorney or agent Joan Ootican all varchar(64)
raw_attorney_name_last last name of attorney or agent Herman all varchar(64)
raw_attorney_organization organization name of attorney or agent Law Office of Alan W Cannon all varchar(128)
attorney_country country of attorney or agent US all varchar(10)
 
g_botanic Data about referenced plant species
Data Element Name Definition Example Years Present Type
patent_id patent number PP25533 2005 and After varchar(20)
latin_name latin name of plant Heuchera villosa 2005 and After varchar(128)
plant_variety variety of plant Citronelle 2005 and After varchar(128)
 
g_brf_sum_text Text of patent summary
Data Element Name Definition Example Years Present Type
patent_id patent number 8918554 all varchar(20)
summary_text text of the summary itself, excluding headings BACKGROUND The present disclosure de… all mediumtext
 
g_claim Full text of patent claims, including dependency and sequence
Data Element Name Definition Example Years Present Type
patent_id patent number 4968079 all varchar(20)
claim_sequence order in which claims appear in patent file 10 all int(11)
claim_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)
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)
 
g_cpc_current Current CPC classification of the patent
Data Element Name Definition Example Years Present Type
patent_id patent number 3930271 all varchar(20)
cpc_sequence order in which cpc class appears in patent file 0 all int(11)
cpc_section 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)
cpc_class cpc subsection id: https://www.uspto.gov/web/patents/classification/cpc/html/cpc.html A63 all varchar(20)
cpc_subclass cpc group id: https://www.uspto.gov/web/patents/classification/cpc/html/cpc.html A63B all varchar(20)
cpc_group cpc subgroup id: https://www.uspto.gov/web/patents/classification/cpc/html/cpc.html A63B71/146 all varchar(32)
cpc_type cpc category (primary or additional) inventional all varchar(36)
cpc_version_indicator BLANK BLANK BLANK BLANK
cpc_symbol_position Indicates whether the cpc class is the first or any subsequent record (F or L) F all varchar(2)
 
g_cpc_title CPC group classification at issue of the patent
Data Element Name Definition Example Years Present Type
cpc_subclass cpc group id A01B all varchar(20)
cpc_subclass_title description of cpc group SOIL WORKING IN AGRICULTURE OR FORESTRY; all varchar(512)
cpc_group cpc subgroup id A01B1/00 all varchar(20)
cpc_group_title description of cpc subgroup Hand tools all mediumtext
cpc_class cpc subsection id A01 all varchar(20)
cpc_class_title description of cpc subsection AGRICULTURE; FORESTRY; ANIMAL HUSBANDRY; HUNTING; TRAPPING; FISHING all varchar(512)
 
g_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)
description_text text of the description itself, excluding headings DETAILED DESCRIPTION OF THE PREFERRED EMBODIMENTS FIGS. 2A to 2H are… all mediumtext
description_length length of the description text 15923 all int(10)
 
g_draw_desc_text Text of description of the patent's drawings
Data Element Name Definition Example Years Present Type
patent_id patent number 3930271 all varchar(20)
draw_desc_sequence order in which drawing descriptions appear in patent file, often the same as the figure id 3 all int(10)
draw_desc_text text of the description itself, excluding headings FIG. 1 is a perspective view of… all mediumtext
 
g_examiner_not_disambiguated Details about the patent examiner
Data Element Name Definition Example Years Present Type
patent_id patent number 5059397 all varchar(20)
examiner_sequence order in which the examiners are listed in the raw XML for current patent 0 all int(11)
examiner_name_first examiner first name Timothy M. all varchar(64)
examiner_name_last examiner last name McMahon all varchar(64)
examiner_role whether this individual was the primary or assistant examiner assistant all varchar(20)
art_group art unit, tech center, industry sector, or other grouping of US patent examiners 1643 2002 and After varchar(20)
 
g_figures Number of drawings and drawing sheets
Data Element Name Definition Example Years Present Type
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)
 
g_foreign_citation Citations made to foreign patents by US patents
Data Element Name Definition Example Years Present Type
patent_id patent number 8636942 all varchar(20)
citation_sequence order in which this citation is cited by patent 2 all int(11)
citation_application_id identifying number of patent/application to which select patent cites 51-40476 all varchar(64)
citation_date date select patent (pat_no) cites patent/application (number) 4/1/1976 all date
citation_category who cited the patent (examiner, applicant, other etc) cited by applicant all varchar(64)
citation_country country patent/application (number) was filed JP all varchar(10)
 
g_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
patent_id patent number (US patent number) 4579440 all varchar(20)
priority_claim_sequence order in which priority claims appear in patent file 0 all int(11)
priority_claim_kind type of priority claim (international, national, regional) national 2005 and After varchar(20)
foreign_application_id foreign patent application number 4025984 all varchar(70)
filing_date date at which patent was previously filed 8/16/2013 2002 and After date
foreign_country_filed country in which patent was originally filed (transformed name) DE all varchar(10)
 
g_gov_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(20)
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
 
g_gov_interest_contracts Mapping of Federal contract award numbers to patent numbers
Data Element Name Definition Example Years Present Type
patent_id patent number 3931132 all varchar(20)
contract_award_number federal contract award number 83-568 73 all varchar(255)
 
g_gov_interest_org Federal agencies with government interests in patents
Data Element Name Definition Example Years Present Type
patent_id patent number 8636942 all varchar(255)
gi_organization_id unique organization id 1 all int(11)
fedagency_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)
 
g_inventor_disambiguated Disambiguated inventor data
Data Element Name Definition Example Years Present Type
patent_id patent number 5415504 all varchar(36)
inventor_sequence order in which inventor appears in file 0 all int(11)
inventor_id unique inventor id generated by the disambiguation algorithm 3930274-1 or 0000n6xqianutadbzbgzwled7 all varchar(128)
inventor_name_first first name Harold A. all mediumtext
inventor_name_last last name Syfritt all mediumtext
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) 1 all int(11)
 
g_inventor_not_disambiguated Raw inventor information as it appears in the source XML files
Data Element Name Definition Example Years Present Type
patent_id patent number 4789863 all varchar(20)
inventor_sequence order in which the inventors are listed in the raw XML for current patent 0 all int(11)
inventor_id unique inventor id generated by the disambiguation algorithm 4789863-1 all varchar(80)
inventor_name_first first name Thomas A. all varchar(64)
inventor_name_last last name Bush all varchar(64)
deceased_flag flag to indicate if the inventor has deceased FALSE all boolean
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)
 
g_ipc_at_issue International Patent Classification
 
patent_id patent number D409748 all varchar(20)
ipc_sequence order in which ipc class appears in patent file 0 all int(11)
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 8/31/2010 2006 and After date
ipc_version_indicator ipc version indicator 1/1/2006 2006 and After date
 
g_location_disambiguated Disambiguated location data for inventors and assignees
Data Element Name Definition Example Years Present Type
location_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(16)
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 85 all varchar(6)
 
g_location_not_disambiguated Raw location information as it appears in the source XML files
Data Element Name Definition Example Years Present Type
rawlocation_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(20)
country country associated with a location_id US all varchar(10)
 
g_otherreference Citations made to non-patent documents by US patents
Data Element Name Definition Example Years Present Type
patent_id patent number 8492328 all varchar(20)
sequence order in which this reference appears in the raw XML for the current patent 50 all int(11)text
text non-patent literature reference text Merlino, et al… all text
 
g_patent Data concerning granted patents
Data Element Name Definition Example Years Present Type
patent_id patent this record corresponds to 3930271 all varchar(20)
patent_type category of patent. Usually "design", "reissue", etc. utility all varchar(100)
patent_date date when patent was granted 1/6/1976 all date
patent_title title of patent Golf glove all mediumtext
patent_abstract abstract text of patent A golf glove is disclosed h… all mediumtext
wipo_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)
withdrawn whether a patent has been withdrawn or not (withdrawn = 1, not withdrawn = 0) 0 all int(11)
filename name of the raw data file where patent information is parsed from pftaps19760106_wk01.zip all varchar(120)
 
g_pct_data PCT or regional filing data
Data Element Name Definition Example Years Present Type
patent_id patent number 7822494 all varchar(20)
published_filed_date date published or filed 11/2/2006 all date
pct_371_date PCT Section 371(c)(1)(2)(4)date, date when pct application was filed 10/27/1983 all date
pct_102_date 35 U.S.C. § 102(e) date for pct applications 10/27/1983 2001 and Before date
filed_country country filed in WO 2002 and After varchar(20)
application_kind kind of application (numerical for filed, alphabetical for published) A 2002 and After varchar(20)
pct_doc_number id of pct patent WO2006/114595 all varchar(20)
pct_doc_type whether the document has been published or just filed wo_grant 2002 and After varchar(20)
 
g_persistent_assignee Disambiguated Assignee ID across data updates
Data Element Name Definition Example Years Present Type
rawassignee_uuid unique rawassignee id; maps to uuid from rawassignee table 0000hccb98m2kc6g1v7128k5w all varchar(64)
disamb_inventor_id_xxxxxxxx unique assignee id generated by the disambiguation algorithmunique assignee id generated by the disambiguation algorithm for the patent_xxxxxxxx database. Data goes back to the 20181127 update. 10050572-4 all varchar(256)
 
g_persistent_inventor Disambiguated Inventor ID across data updates
rawinventor_uuid current unique id 0000hccb98m2kc6g1v7128k5w all varchar(64)
disamb_inventor_id_xxxxxxxx funique inventor id generated by the disambiguation algorithm for the patent_20170808 database. Data goes back to the 20170808 update 4341225-1 all varchar(256)
 
g_rel_app_text Description of related patent applications
Data Element Name Definition Example Years Present Type
patent_id patent number 5686891 all varchar(20)
rel_app_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
 
g_uspc_at_issue USPTO patent classification at patent issue date
Data Element Name Definition Example Years Present Type
patent_id patent number 5106549 all varchar(20)
uspc_sequence order in which uspc class appears in patent file 4 all int(11)
uspc_mainclass_id uspc mainclass at issue 264 all varchar(20)
uspc_mainclass_title description of uspc mainclass PRESSES all varchar(256)
uspc_subclass_id uspc subclass at issue 264/DIG19 all varchar(20)
uspc_subclass_title description of uspc subclass BINDING264 all varchar(512)
 
g_us_application_citation Citations made to US patent applications by US patents
Data Element Name Definition Example Years Present Type
patent_id patent number 8102431 2005 and After varchar(20)
citation_sequence order in which this reference is cited by select patent 0 2005 and After int(11)
citation_document_number publication number of application to which select patent cites 20070236734 2005 and After varchar(64)
citation_date date select patent cites application 10/1/2007 2005 and After date
record_name name of cited record Okamoto 2005 and After varchar(128)
wipo_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)
citation_category who cited the application (examiner, applicant, other etc) cited by examiner 2005 and After varchar(64)
 
g_us_patent_citation Citations made to US granted patents by US patents
Data Element Name Definition Example Years Present Type
patent_id patent number 9009250 all varchar(20)
citation_sequence order in which this reference is cited by select patent 622 all bigint(22)
citation_patent_id identifying number of patent to which select patent cites 8127342 all varchar(20)
citation_date first day of the month the cited patent (citation_id) was granted 2/1/2012 all date
record_name name of cited record Boynton et al. all varchar(128)
wipo_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)
citation_category who cited the patent (examiner, applicant, other etc) cited by patent 2002 and After varchar(64)
 
g_us_rel_doc US Related Documents for granted patents
Data Element Name Definition Example Years Present Type
patent_id patent number 9683848 2002 and After varchar(20)
related_doc_type defines the type of documentation continuation-in-part 2002 and After varchar(64)
related_doc_kind kind of document (text) parent document 2002 and After varchar(64)
related_doc_number related document number 13336060 2002 and After varchar(64)
published_country country where related document was published US 2002 and After varchar(20)
related_doc_published_date publication date of the related document 12/23/2011 2002 and After date
related_doc_status status of related document ABANDONED 2002 and After varchar(20)
related_doc_sequence order in which the related document appears in patent file 36 2002 and After int(11)
wipo_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)
 
g_us_term_of_grant  
Data Element Name Definition Example Years Present Type
patent_id patent number 7648808 all varchar(20)
disclaimer_date date of the terminal disclaimer 7/19/2005 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 the length of time during which a patent is in force (i.e. the inventor(s) or assignee(s) have exclusive rights to the invention) in years 14 2002 and After varchar(128)
term_extension an extension to the grant term period in days 739 all varchar(20)
 
g_wipo_technology WIPO technology classification of the patent
Data Element Name Definition Example Years Present Type
patent_id patent number 3930271 all varchar(20)
wipo_field_sequence order in which WIPO technology field appears on patent 0 all bigint(20)
wipo_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 double
wipo_sector_title WIPO technology sector title Electrical engineering all varchar(60)
wipo_field_title WIPO technology field title Electrical machinery, apparatus, energy all varchar(255)