RPIC Regional Patent Information Centre collects, develops and makes Patent Literature accessible to academic teachers, students, legal atterneys and other users interested in the issue. The centre operates within the PATLIB framework, cooperates with Polish Patent Office and European Patent Office. There are Patent Attorneys Team and Patent Publications Reading Room within the confines of the centre. Collections of Patent Publications Readnig Room consist of about 125 thousand Polish patent documents on paper, Polish and European databases on CD and DVD and literature on copyright law.
Collections COLLECTIONS ON PAPER Polish patent documents Annual registers of patents granted for inventions as well as rights of protection for utility models Bulletin of the Polish Patent Office (since 1972) News of the Polish Patent Office (since 1972) Inernational Patent Classification (following editions) Inetnational Classification of Goods And Services International Classification of the Figurative Elements of Marks International Cassification for Industrial Designs Publications of Polish Patent Office and Polish Chamber of Patent Attorneys Nowator (monthly magazine) Patent (monthly magazine)
Patent databases on CD BAZWUP – bibliographical information on applications to the Polish Patent Office concerning inventions, utility models, industrial designs and trademarks (1999- ) ESPACE PRECES – patent documents concerning Bulgarian, Czech, Hungarian, Latvian, Lithuanian, Romanian and Slovak inventions (1993- ) ESPACE ACCESS PRECES – bibliographical information on patent applications to the European Patent Office (1998- 2006) ESPACE ACCESS – bibliographical information on patent applications to the European Patent Office (1997)
Patent databases on CD ESPACE BULLETIN – bibliographical and legal status information on European Patent Office (EPO) patent applications (2000- ) ESPACE ACCESS-EUROPE – bibliographical information on patent applications filled in Great Britain, Benelux contries, Switzerland and Portugal (2000-2003) GLOBALPAT (edited in the USA) – US bibliographical information and patent specifications with analogues (1971 – 1996) ESPACE/GLOBALPAT – (edited by EPO) – bibliographical information and patent specifications US, WO, EP, DE, FR, CH (1971 – 2003) ESPACE LEGAL – bibliographical information about legal state of inventions (2004- )
Scope of activity: Making provision for legal protection home and abroad to technical solutions, which protection Is purposeful and giving essential assistance as well as legal advice in the scope of intellectual prperty protection Working out, with the participation of the creators of inventive projects, documentation related With filing applications and protection of inventions and utility models home and abroadi Carrying out works aiming at followingf latest achievements as well as directions of world Technics development and finding solutions containing marks of inventive projects Starting legal proceedings before Polish Patent Office, civil courts and other bodies in casesfrom the field of protection of inventive projects Interworking in introduction inventive projects to industry and arranging didactic studies in the field of intellectual property protection Providing assistance in carrying out examinations as to patentability and purity of solutions obtained on University and legal assistance in drawing up licensing concracts concerning inventive projects and works still in copyright