Google Introduces AJAX Patent Search API

Posted by jonathan at 4:14pm EST on 06/12/2008

Awesome! There’s an AJAX Patent Search API tool available. There’s no possibility of there being a downside, right?

Well hold up a second there. Who cares if tools are available if the data is old. Frankly, I don’t care about any magical tool being available unless the content gets updated.

I e-mailed Adam Lasnik about this already and he said he would ping the Patent Search team, but alas, the patent data is still nearly a year old. Still no sign of updated content.

I tried it again this morning, same results, so here’s a recap screenshot.

Google Patent Search

One Response to “Google Introduces AJAX Patent Search API”

  1. [...] Dingman of Google Inside notes that the patent data may not be up-to-date, given a simple search with Google as the search term. We tried an advanced search that restricted [...]

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