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In addition to the vast, unprecedented NPL full-text access available, we also have access to over 101 countries, including US, WO, EP, GB, CA, FR, CN, JP, and over 45 million patent families, via upper level search tool Patbase.  The following is a list of the issuing authorities which we are able to search:

CountryFull Text PDFFull Text Searchable Coverage
USASearchable Full Text from 1950 • Machine Translation on-demand
WIPOSearchable Full Text from 1978 • Machine Translation on-demand
PCT Non Latin Full Text (JP, CN, KR) from 1979
EPOSearchable Full Text from 1978 • Machine Translation on-demand
FranceSearchable Full Text from 1969 • Machine Translation on-demand
• Searchable Machine Translations from 1970
GermanySearchable Full Text from 1920 • Searchable Machine Translations from 1920
• Machine Translation on-demand*
Great BritainSearchable Full Text from 1904 • Machine Translation on-demand
CanadaSearchable Full Text from 1978 • Machine Translation on-demand
ChinaSearchable Full Text from 1985 • Searchable Machine Translations**
• Native language searching
JapanSearchable Full Text from 1991 • Searchable Machine Translations
• Native Language searching
KoreaSearchable Full Text from 1980 • Searchable Machine Translations
• Native language searching
AustraliaSearchable Full Text from 2000
BelgiumSearchable Full Text from 1964 • Machine Translation on demand
BrazilSearchable Full Text from 2006 • Machine Translation on-demand
• Searchable Machine Translations from 2007
DenmarkSearchable Full Text from 1987 • Machine Translation on-demand
FinlandSearchable Full Text from 1987 • Machine Translation on-demand
IndiaSearchable Full Text from 2005 • Machine Translation on-demand
SpainSearchable Full Text from 2004 • Machine Translation on-demand
SwedenSearchable Full Text from 1987 • Searchable Machine Translations
SwitzerlandSearchable Full Text from 1965 • Machine Translation on-demand
ThailandSearchable Full Text from 1982 • Machine Translation on-demand
• Native language searching
ARIPOBibliographic details
AustriaBibliographic details
BulgariaBibliographic details
Czech RepublicBibliographic details
EstoniaBibliographic details
German Democratic republicBibliographic details
HungaryBibliographic details
ItalyBibliographic details
LatviaBibliographic details
LuxembourgBibliographic details
MexicoBibliographic details
MonacoBibliographic details
The NetherlandsBibliographic details
OAPIBibliographic details
PolandBibliographic details
PortugalBibliographic details
RussiaBibliographic details
RomaniaBibliographic details • Native language Searching
Soviet UnionBibliographic details
TurkeyBibliographic details

This is not an exhaustive list – PatBase contains searchable bibliographic data for the following countries in addition:
AR, BA, BG, CL, CO, CR, CS, CU, CY, DO, DZ, EA, EC, EG, GC, GE, GT, HK, HR, ID, IL, IS, KE, KZ, LT, MA, MD, MN, MT, MW, MY, NI, NO, NZ, PA, PE, PH, RS, SG, SK, SL, SM, SV, TJ, TT, UA, UY, UZ, VN, YU, ZA, ZM, ZW.

* Machine Translate any section of the Full Text on demand in PatBase – over 30 different languages
** Search English machine translations of Non-Latin text if there is no English equivalent in the family
*** Available as click-through to document on Indian Patent Office (IPairs)