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Patent Atlas of Thuringia, Ver. Q3.2019

Basic information:

  • Data: Thuringian patent publications (applications, granted patents and utility models), merged in patent families from the years 2013 to Q3.2019 (priority years)
  • Research: List of the Thuringian PLZ (postal codes), retrieved in databases of DPMA (German Patent and Trademark Office) using Depatis client
  • Data processing: Import and cleansing in Excel; additional fields

    • IPC classes, subclasses and main groups
      IPC is the International Patent classification; see e.g. in Opens external link in new windowWikipedia and Opens external link in new windowEspacenet from EPO
    • NACE2 technology names based on IPC classification codes
      NACE is "the Statistical Classification of Economic Activities in the European Community"; see e.g. in Opens external link in new windowWikipedia and Opens external link in new windowPatent Statistics: Concordance IPC V8 – NACE REV.2 (version 2.0), by Bart Van Looy, Caro Vereyen, Ulrich Schmoch, October 2015)
    • Thuringian PLZ, NUTS-3, counties (Landkreis) and cities based on applicant/assignee and inventor addresses
      NUTS is "is a geocode standard for referencing the subdivisions of countries for statistical purposes, [...] developed and regulated by the European Union", see e.g. in Opens external link in new windowWikipedia

  • Visualization: Tableau Public 2019.3.1 (Opens external link in new windowopen on the Tableau Public server)
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