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Taiwan: intellectual property documentation

The following is a detailed list of the Taiwan (Republic of China) intellectual property documentation held within the British Library IP collection, with links to free material online.

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


Intellectual Property Office


Patent databases

Patent Search (also includes utility models and registered designs)1990 - to dateOnline

Indexes and Abstracts

Taiwan Patent Gazette2012 - to dateCD/DVDIP Open Access
 486359 - 2011CD/DVDIP Reserve North
Taiwan Patent Application Gazette2012 - to dateCD/DVDIP Open Access
 2003 - 2011CD/DVDIP Reserve North
Official Gazette of Patents (abstracts, claims, and illustration)1974 - 2001PaperIP Reserve South
Standardization Monthly (patent abstracts and trade marks)1954 - 1973PaperIP Reserve South
Numerical Index (number lists)1951 - 1986PaperIP Reserve South
Class and Name Index1950 - 1983PaperIP Reserve South

Miscellaneous Patent Publications

Statistics2002 - to dateOnline
Yearbook of Patents and Trade Marks (annual report)1988 - 2010PaperIP Reserve South

Trade Marks

Trade Mark SearchCurrentOnline
Official Gazette of Trade Marks1974 - 2011PaperIP Reserve South
 2012 - to dateCD/DVDIP Open Access