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How to get bulk downloads of utility patents from companies

  1. Jan 4, 2015 #1
    The USPTO allows the public to access all their patents. But I want to get bulk downloads of utility patents from high tech companies, especially IBM and Samsung.

    Is there a way to download bulk downloads that are easy to access? I already went to http://www.google.com/googlebooks/uspto-patents.html
    and I DON'T know how to access them! Are there other bulk download of patents that I can access by pdf or doc file?
     
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  3. Jan 4, 2015 #2

    berkeman

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    That's kind of a strange request, IMO. Why don't you just download them from the USPTO?
     
  4. Jan 4, 2015 #3
    I don't know how to access the files that they put the text in.
     
  5. Jan 5, 2015 #4
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  7. Jan 5, 2015 #6
    They are either *.txt files or *.xml files. In either case you can use any text editor.
    ... unless they're too big for your editor.

    What are you using?
     
  8. Jan 5, 2015 #7
    The problem is that I'm not using xml file viewers. What xml file viewers would you have to use or recommend to view those files? Also, is there a way to organize the text in a way that patents are separate ?
     
    Last edited: Jan 5, 2015
  9. Jan 21, 2015 #8
    Do the patent applications include the patent grants of the same week? Its because I can't have duplicates.
     
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