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patentmailer is an easy-to-use CGI and command-line script that fetches the image files for a patent so that you can easily receive a PDF file of the patent by email. This is useful for investigating the patents that a company holds or is trying to claim.


Download version 2.1 (stable)
released on 3 February 2003



LicenseVerified byVerified onNotes
GPLv2orlaterJanet Casey3 February 2003

Leaders and contributors

Erik Oliver Maintainer

Resources and communication

Audience Resource type URI
Bug Tracking,Developer,Support E-mail

Software prerequisites

Kind Description
Required to use HTTP_Request
Required to use Perl 5
Required to use libtiff
Required to use Ghostscript (5.5 and higher preferred for smaller output file sizes)
Required to use Perl modules CGI
Required to use LWP_UserAgent
Required to use MIME_Lite

This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 3 February 2003.


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