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Information services

The IPO CZ builds up and makes accessible collection of both world and national patent literature. Currently there are about 30 million documents from more than 20 countries available, including documents for which patents were granted on the basis of the European Patent Convention and Patent Cooperation Treaty.

The IPO CZ wishes to inform public about services provided by way of patent literature which is directly accessible in the reading room or upon request.

In addition to the services provided through patent literature accessible on paper, the IPO CZ provides services based on the use of computer technology and owns large collection of patent documents stored on CD-ROMs.

While number of services are for free there are services connected with special costs, e. g. access to foreign database centres or searches in search files stored on CD-ROMs.Those are subject to fees.

Informational and Educational Activities (pdf, 649 kB)