Welcome to PatDL

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As a scientific researcher or a patent professional, you may need massive and important information frequently from patents. However, very few countries's patent offices could provide the service of full-text downloading to the public, which will bring inconvenience to you. PatDL is a software of Patent Searcher and Downloader which is custom-made for general scientific researcher and patent staff. If you want the best speed of getting patent documents, PatDL is the best choice for you.


What PatDL can do:


  •    Automatically Download patent’s full text, abstract, legal state in batches; and merge all of the pages to one file in PDF, including the abstract and legal status. You can also merge the pages you select to one file by yourself.
  •    Search patents from the most important databases about patents, such as EPO V3 database, SIPO Chinese, SIPO English, TIPO Chinese, USPTO PatFT, USPTO AppFT, JPO English,WIPO,CIPO.
  •    Download patents from several databases,  EPO V3 database, SIPO database, USPTO database(including granted US patents and published US patent applications), JPO database (including all JP patents), JPO English(PAJ), TIPO database (Taiwan patent gazette ),  SIPO English, WIPO, CIPO, HKIPO and so on.
  •   Automatically analyze the type of the full text and download them.
  •   Extract biblio.data to EXCEL file quickly for analyzing patents.   
  •   Automatically split a patent into several parts, and download each split simultaneously even when the full text of a patent or application exceeds 100 pages. PatDL could help you get them precisely and quickly. Multiple connections are opened to each patent, and the result is the most efficient exploitation of the bandwidth available. Whatever your connection, PatDL makes sure that all of the bandwidth is utilized. Thus PatDL could drastically reduces the download time and make your download absolutely easy for any kind of patent or application.
  •  Continue re-downloading if connection is lost or computer crashes and don’t need to start from the first page again.

Patent search

      Click "Search" tab, display the following user interface:


Choose search database, enter keywords and click "start search", then PatDL works for you:


»       Start search: Begin a new search

»       Stop: Stop running search

»      Clear result: Clear last search result list

»        Add to DL List: Add result list patent number to download list

»        Show/Hide detail: Display patent detail or not

»        Select all: Select all patent for adding to download list or saving to excel file

»        Deselect: Uncheck selected patent

Double click result, and then display corresponding patent detail.

Patent Download


First of all, select the patent database, and then input the patent number to the Patents List, one patent one line, and select options. Function of each option as follow:

»        Download TIFF/PDF/JPG Document: Download TIFF/PDF/JPG files from database that you select.

»        All pages: Download all pages of the patent

»        Partial pages: Download pages that you specify.

»       Download Biblio data: Download the biblio data of each patent

»l         Download legal status: Download the legal status of each patent (only for EPOV3 and SIPO).

»        Download family: Download patent family data from EPOV3.

»        Download Draw: Download patent draw from EPOV3

»         Download description: Download patent description from EPOV3

»       Download claim: Download patent claim from EPOV3

»        Extract biblio.data to Excel file: Extract biblio.data (e.g. Publication date, Application date, Applicant, Inventor, Abstract, and IPC) to EXCEL file for each patent. (Now support SIPO, EPOV2, EPOV3, and TIPO)

»        Single folder per patent: Creates a new directory to save each patent.

»         Download all types' Doc.: Automatically detect all document type and download them.

»         Auto open folder: When the mission is end, PatDL will automatically open the folder which saved patents.

»         Clipboard Monitor: Checked this option, and when you land the corresponding patent office website to search patents, you only need select the patent number you need and copy it, and PatDL may automatically add the patent number to Patents List.

»         Preserve single page file: Checked this option, PatDL will save single page file for each patent (if a patent has been downloaded successfully, the sole document will be generated)

»        Generate brief: Extract the first page of each patent and write to one PDF document.

»         After completing inputting the patents number and setting the options, click "Start", PatDL starts to work for you, in download log list, you may see the downloading process.


»         Green: Completed patents

»         Blue: Downloading patent

»        Black: Patent that will be downloaded

All are very simple, what you do is to sit down and wait for the end of mission.

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