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Czech Republic and Czechoslovakia: intellectual property documentation

The following is a detailed list of the intellectual property documentation from the Czech Republic and pre-1993-Czechoslovakia held within the British Library IP collection.

Material on this list may only be available in a local language. We cannot translate items for you.

Intellectual Property stock locations

IP Open Access: Always available in the Business & IP Centre

IP Reserve South: In secure storage, can be delivered to the Centre in typically 1-3 hours

IP Reserve North: In secure storage, can be delivered to the Centre in 48+ hours. If a nine-digit number is shown under "location", these can be ordered for use in the Centre by registered readers through Explore the British Library. Please type the number into the Explore search box to rapidly retrieve the record.

IP Reserve Material cannot be ordered for same-day delivery after 16:00. Sometimes the service may not be available all day on Saturday due to staffing. Some Reserve Material may not be available at times due to stock movements. Please contact us before your visit to check.


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Patent Specifications

Specifications (B specs):272051 - 301451CD/DVDIP Reserve North
 263001 - 295768PaperIP Reserve South
 1 - 263000PaperIP Reserve North (015268657)

Patent databases

Patent and Utility Model Database1 - to date (also applications since 1991)Online
PRECES ACCESS1997 - 2009CD/DVDIP Reserve North

Indexes and abstracts

Derwent World Patent Abstracts (Section Q,R,S-X)1975 - 1998PaperIP Reserve North
Seznam Ceskych Udelenych Patentu a Zapsanych Uzitnych Vzoru1992 - 2014PaperIP Reserve South
Seznam Ceskych Udelenych Patentu1990 - 1991PaperIP Reserve South
Úřadu Pro Patenty a Vynálezy Věstník (abstracts until 1974, name index from 1969)1957 - 1994PaperIP Reserve South
Sbirka Vynalozu (abstracts)1952 - 1957PaperIP Reserve South
Patentni Věstník (abstracts, annual name idex to 1951)1919 - 1952PaperIP Reserve South
Patent Index (name and classified indexes, includes utility models from 1992)Spec. 86001 (year 1957) - 2001Paper IP Reserve South
Katalog Patentního (chronological, name and classified indexes) 1920 - 1924 PaperIP Reserve South
Index to Patents (as above)1919 PaperIP Reserve South
Subject Matter Index (in Czech) 1 - 38800 Paper IP Reserve South
Class Index of Patents (actually alphabetical subject index, with classes given) 1933 - 1952Paper IP Reserve South

Miscellaneous Patent Publications

Annual Report2006, 2008PaperIP Reserve South
Patent Classification1955, 1958PaperIP Reserve South

Official Journals    

Úřadu Pro Vynálezy a Objevy Věstník2000 - to dateOnline
 1975 - 2006Paper IP Reserve South
Prager Patentblatt (in German, arranged by German classification)1919 - 1938Paper IP Reserve South

Utility Models

Patent and Utility Model Databasecurrently in forceOnline

Trade Marks

Trade Mark Databasecurrently in forceOnline
Úřadu Pro Vynálezy a Objevy Věstník Trade Marks (includes name index 1983 - 1989)2000 - to dateOnline
 1982 - 2006PaperIP Reserve South
Trade Mark Journal (trade mark journal with annual name index until 1955)1936 - 1949, 1952 - 1970PaperIP Reserve South
Ustredni Známkovy Věstník (as above)1919 - 1935PaperIP Reserve South
Ochranné Známky (trade mark journal with annual name index)1958PaperIP Reserve South
Cecho-Slovakia Index of Word Trade Marks1927 - 1933PaperIP Reserve South
(Trade mark information included in main official journal 1971 - 1982)

Registered Designs

Design Database3500 - to dateOnline
Úřadu Pro Vynálezy a Objevy Věstník Designs2000 - to dateOnline
 1982 - 1992PaperIP Reserve South