Are you unfamiliar with Asian patent documentation? Would you like to search Asian patent databases? The European Patent Office (EPO)'s Asian patent service can support you.
A wide range of services are provided by the EPO. For example, their virtual helpdesk answers frequently asked questions on Asian patent systems and also offers step-by-step guides to help you search for Asian patents even if you do not speak the original language. The virtual helpdesk is available free of charge, as well as the following services:
- finding Asian documents;
- searching free Asian sources;
- retrieving online machine translations;
- understanding Asian patent systems;
- deciphering document numbers.
Other services are available, but under a fee.
For further information, please click here.
For information on how to search for patents, please consult the fact sheet we prepared on this topic. You can find it here.
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