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Poster: andrewbontrager Date: Mar 11, 2011 2:21pm
Forum: texts Subject: which date is appropriate?

For patents, which year should I fill in the "year" field of the metadata? For example,
this patent was issued in 1898 but filed in 1897. Is the appropriate year 1898 or 1897? Hoping for help.

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Poster: garthus Date: Mar 12, 2011 12:01am
Forum: texts Subject: Re: which date is appropriate?


I would say date of issue and then the other date can be listed in the description with explanation.