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IP data pre-conference events

The conference will be preceded by IP data workshops on Monday, 13 November. Registration for the pre-conference events is required via the official IPSDM site. Participation in these events is free of charge. As places are limited, participation will be granted on a first come, first served basis.


10am-1pm “OECD IP Statistics Task Force meets users” workshop

Organised by the OECD, this workshop is an excellent opportunity for external users to find out more about the IP data dissemination and methodological activities carried out by the Intellectual Property Offices member of the OECD-led IP Statistics Task Force. The workshop will feature presentations by major IP Offices from around the world, showcasing their latest data releases, data tools, visualisations and other resources.
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2pm-6pm EPO PATSTAT workshops (for further information, contact the EPO at

The EPO PATSTAT product line has become a standard in the field of patent intelligence and statistics. It consists of three individual databases provided as raw data or online, and forms a unique basis for conducting sophisticated analyses of bibliographic and legal status data from leading industrialised and developing countries.

  • 2pm-4pm PATSTAT introduction: This event, organised by the European Patent Office (EPO), aims at providing users with hands-on training about PATSTAT, and to showcase its main features and latest additions.
  • 4pm-6pm PATSTAT user day: The PATSTAT users’ forum gives participants the opportunity to present their work on patent statistics based on PATSTAT, and to receive suggestions and feedbacks from the PATSTAT team and other participants. This forum offers a great opportunity to share ideas, methods and projects.