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Poland: intellectual property documentation

The following is a detailed list of the Polish intellectual property documentation held within the British Library IP collection.

Material on this list may only be available in Polish. 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.


Urząd Patentowy Rzeczypospolitej Polskiej


Patent specifications

Specifications: (B specs)155244 - 198159CD/DVDIP Reserve North
 128064 - 188489MicroformIP Reserve North
 1 - 146270PaperIP Reserve North (015268740)

Patent databases

Polish Publication Server (granted patents only)1 - to dateOnline
PRECES ACCESS1997 - 2009CD/DVDIP Reserve North
Industrial Property Information Retrieval (all forms of IP)Detailed coverage on start pageOnline

Indexes and Abstracts

Biuletiyn Urzędu Patentowego1973 - to dateOnline
 1972 - 2008PaperIP Reserve South
Translations of First Claim (arranged by subject in English)1963 - 1964PaperIP Reserve South
Patents Index (name and classified index)1957 - 2004PaperIP Reserve South
Name and Subject Index1924 - 1938, 1945 - 1956PaperIP Reserve South
Group List by IPC1924 - 1974PaperIP Reserve South
Numerical List Reclassified by IPC1924 - 1962PaperIP Reserve South

Official Journals

Wiadomości Urzędu Patentowego (official journal)1960 - to dateOnline
 1973 - 2008PaperIP Reserve South
Official Journal1924 - 1939, 1946 - 1972PaperIP Reserve South
Information Patentowy D1965 - 1975PaperIP Reserve South
Monitor Polski1921 - 1924PaperIP Reserve South

Utility Models

Utility Models Index (bound with patents index 1984 - 1990)1952 - 2004PaperIP Reserve South

Trade Marks

Trade Mark index (Index by name and mark text)1950 - 1973PaperIP Reserve South