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by twesthues
Wed Jan 09, 2008 5:24 pm
Forum: EP
Topic: Removing Fees from EP(1001E2K) Template
Replies: 5
Views: 2453

This is news for me and I will look into it... don't hold your breath - I'll respond tomorrow.

Rgrds, Thorsten
by twesthues
Wed Jan 09, 2008 4:57 pm
Forum: EP
Topic: Removing Fees from EP(1001E2K) Template
Replies: 5
Views: 2453

Hi Simon, incidentally, I worked on the analysis of this issue yesterday and came to the conclusion that this issue can only be solved with v4 when a new runtime variable is created which switches the form behaviour dependent on whether its a new form or an imported one or one starting from a templa...
by twesthues
Wed Dec 19, 2007 6:00 pm
Forum: Installation and maintenance
Topic: Online Filing updates
Replies: 3
Views: 2404

Hi Dion, the correct sequence of installation is: 1. 3.20 2. PCT Update2 (which contains the security update) 3. the pct fee maintenance update 4. if required the DE2007 plug-in (German national procedure) 5. the EPC2000 update Right now, at your situation, I recommend to install the everything from...
by twesthues
Wed Dec 19, 2007 2:28 pm
Forum: Patent Management System Integration
Topic: Survey: preferences of style of XML content mapping document
Replies: 1
Views: 3833

Survey: preferences of style of XML content mapping document

Dear all, as you may be well aware, any import (via PMS gateway or manual) requires the data content of an application in XML format. Although there is the International data standard for IP, the DTDs for each procedure varies to some extend and more importantly, some elements require a certain inte...
by twesthues
Tue Mar 20, 2007 3:42 pm
Forum: Archive
Topic: Online renewal fee payments - cross checks
Replies: 3
Views: 5549

Dear Alex, the payment data is uploaded as a pending order and thus not checked against any procedural relation at this time - the payment is then effected by our Cash & Accounts department and system - if the payment turns out to be illogical i.e. double payment of renewal fee or payment of the 6th...
by twesthues
Mon Mar 19, 2007 5:01 pm
Forum: Archive
Topic: Mailbox
Replies: 6
Views: 9142

Dear margus, please send such queries directly to support@epo.org with your details as only there people can look into any particular problems which might apply to specific cases. All general issues can of course be dealt with in this forum between users. Some experts at the EPO also take sometimes ...
by twesthues
Tue Dec 05, 2006 10:55 pm
Forum: File Manager
Topic: Workflow in eOLF
Replies: 5
Views: 3680

Dear Yves, this was also suggested by someone from a british agency some years ago - but it has never got on the official change request list due to other issue identified with higher priorities. There is however, a possible way of achieving the same result by making use of the folder system i.e. by...
by twesthues
Thu Jul 06, 2006 8:31 am
Forum: Patent Management System Integration
Topic: v3 PMS gateway webservice
Replies: 4
Views: 6892

Hi IanL, I'm afraid but this feature is not yet implemented - hence, no need to try. Current roadmap is that we'll have a new version 3.20 October/November this year and a PMS/Gateway interface optional version a little bit later perhaps in Q1 next year. We'll supply any updated information as soon ...
by twesthues
Thu Jun 01, 2006 2:12 pm
Forum: PDF issues
Topic: Support for ISO Standard 26300 in Epoline Filing Software
Replies: 3
Views: 4132

Hi Alex, here is another reply from our expert: The EPO is currently analyzing the use of ODF documents, for filing as well as for many other applications office-wide. It is difficult to give an estimation of when this format could be accepted, but it is not expected any time soon, as the impact on ...
by twesthues
Thu Jun 01, 2006 2:04 pm
Forum: Archive
Topic: CML / SVG support
Replies: 7
Views: 4862

Hi Alex, here is what our expert provided: WIPO Standard 36 foresees the possibility of filing chemical equations in an XML format and/or in an image format. However, it seems that the chemical industry has not yet clearly decided on which format to use. The EPO is in favor of using CML, but we stil...