Aug. 2020 - OA: Change in publication number

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Aug. 2020 - OA: Change in publication number

Post by EPO / Patent Data Services » Wed Aug 12, 2020 10:13 am

Please be advised of a correction of publication numbers with kind code A for authority code ‘OA’ (OAPI - Organisation Africaine de la Propriété Intellectuelle). This exercise was done for internal purposes.

The correction had an impact on approximately 9 900 documents.

The publication number should be 5 digits, therefore leading zeros were added to shorter numbers.

OA1A became OA00001A
OA263A became OA00263A

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