User Satisfaction Survey on the Korean Patent Abstracts (KPA)

Thank you for using the Korean Patent Abstracts (KPA).
Please take a few minutes to fill out the user satisfaction survey on the Korean Patent Abstracts (KPA)
for further improvement of the quality of KPA.
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1. How satisfied are you with the quality of the KPA?
Very satisfied
Somewhat satisfied
Somewhat dissatisfied
Very dissatisfied
2. What is the main purpose of using KPA?(multiple responses)
Searching prior art and examining patent
Grasping the trend of Korea patents and technologies for research
Discovering ideas
3. What do you think is the most important element of KPA?(multiple responses)
Including the core technical information of the invention
Delivering the content of the original abstract of the patent gazette
Using precise technical terms
Using accurate English grammar and spelling
4. What system do you use to access KPA? (multiple responses)
Free patent search systems provided by KIPO (KIPRIS, K-PION)
Free patent search systems provided by the other national or international offices
    (Espacenet, Patentscope, IPDL, EPOQUE, EAPATIS, etc.)
Charged patent search systems provided by private companies (STN, DWPI, etc.)
5. If new content is added to KPA, Which of the following would you find most helpful?
Claim 1 translated using NMT
Link connected to NMT-translated patent full-text
Reference signs on abstract, if missing
6. Do you have any other suggestions or comments on KPA or KPA search system in KIPRIS?