Open data

We also provide access to the data of the Dutch Database Patent Licenses in the form of an open database. The link to our database in open data format will be provided here soon. Users are free to share and edit the data available in the open format. This means that other parties also have the opportunity to develop the database further into a true marketplace of technology exchange.

The data in the Dutch Database Patent Licenses is published under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0) license. Do you wish to use the data in the Dutch Database Patent Licenses? This is subject to a number of conditions:

  • You must cite that the data were obtained from the Netherlands Patent Office, a department of the Netherlands Enterprise Agency (RVO.nl).

  • You must include a link to the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0) license and indicate whether the data have been changed.

  • You may not suggest in any way that the Netherlands Patent Office agrees with the results of the use of the data.

The disclaimer contains more information on the conditions of use of the data of the Dutch Database Patent Licenses.

If you have any questions about using the data or you have plans to develop a new service using the data in the Dutch Database Patent Licenses then please let us know. You can call the Public Information Desk of the Netherlands Patent Office: +31 (0) 88 602 66 60.

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