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Green Technology Data Set Map

The alphabetical list of the data fields included in the Green Technology Pilot Program Dataset.

This data map applies to data included in the Way Better Patents™ Green Technology Data Set Product Bundle:

data field definitions

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A

abstract
The patent's abstract.
an1_city
The patent Assignee (Titleholder) city.
an1_ctry
Assignee's country, using standard country codes from the US CIA World Factbook.
an1_name
The first-named assignee. We only provide the first-named assignee in this data set. A full-listing can be obtained in a Way Better Patents™ custom report. An empty field indicates that the patent was not assigned at date of issue. Personal names in the field are the first-named assignee in cases in which the inventor(s) self-assigned the patent.
an1_state
Assignee's (US) state.
appno
The US patent application number.

B

C

cls
The USPC class for the OR classification. This provides the broad subject matter of the patent.
cls_title
Title of the OR class.
clsfn_tot
The total number of USPC classifications given to the patent. There is a minimum of one classification — the OR. Additional cross-reference classifications may be placed on a patent at the examiner's discretion should he or she believe they would help in conducting future prior art searches. The total number of classifications is an indication of the complexity of the patent.

D

domain
The broadest level of subject matter used by USPTO — Chemical, Electrical, or Mechanical.

E

F

filedate
The date the application was filed in yyyymmdd format.

G

gau
The USPTO Group Art Unit (GAU), a smaller unit within the Tech Center. The GAU is a specialized group of examiners that focus on narrow areas of technology within the broad coverage of the Tech Center.

H

I

index
The patentECO Index used by Way Better Patents™ to indicate the broadest area of clean technology that the patent falls within. Described in more detail at http://www.waybetterpatents.com/green.html.
inv_city
First-named inventor's city.
inv_ctry
First-named inventor's country, using standard country codes from the US CIA World Factbook.
inv_fname
First name of the first-named inventor.
inv_lname
Last name of the first-named inventor. The USPTO uses the location of the first inventor as the geographic location of the patent. We provide the first-named inventor in this data set. The complete list of inventors is on each patent. The complete list of inventors for all of the patents can be acquired as a custom report.
inv_state
First-named inventor's (US) state. This is the state to which a patent is assigned for formal USPTO reporting on geographic patent production
issuedate
The date the patent was issued by USPTO in yyyymmdd format.

J

K

L

M

N

O

or
The main, or original US Patent Classification system (USPC) class/subclass. This indicates the key subject matter of the patent.

P

patno
The US patent number.
pdf_link
Hyperlink to the patent published as a pdf file by USPTO. You might need to hold the CONTROL key down as you click on the link, depending on your operating system and spreadsheet software. Note — the default file name for all PDFs downloaded from USPTO is 0.pdf.
pend_months
Pendency in months calculated from the filing date through the issue date. Pendency is a measure of how long it took for a patent application to become a granted patent.

Q

R

S

T

tc
The USPTO Technology Center that examined the patent.
text_link
Hyperlink to the patent published as text on the USPTO Patent Full Text Database (http://patft.uspto.gov/). You might need to hold the CONTROL key down as you click on the link, depending on your operating system and spreadsheet software.
title
Patent title.

U

V

W

X

Y

Z

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