OPS status differs from EPO Online Register

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cbailey
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OPS status differs from EPO Online Register

Post by cbailey » Wed Feb 17, 2016 5:03 pm

Application number: EP08835045
On the register, the status of the case is: "Request for examination was made"
(https://register.epo.org/application?number=EP08835045)

When querying OPS, the status returned for this application is: "GRANT OF PATENT INTENDED"

I have read through the documentation and have searched on the forum but I am unable to find anything to reconcile this difference.

Is there something I am missing?


EPO / OPS Support
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Re: OPS status differs from EPO Online Register

Post by EPO / OPS Support » Thu Feb 18, 2016 9:26 am

Hi,

We know about this issue and are currently trying to find out what is a caused of this.

I will get back to you once I know more

Regards,
OPS support


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Re: OPS status differs from EPO Online Register

Post by EPO / OPS Support » Fri Feb 19, 2016 11:40 am

Dear user

I was just informed that the error that you've found is infect a bug that needs correcting but correction will only be possible with the next maintenance release which is not yet set at this point. Once I know the date I will inform you.

The only workaround that we can offer at this point is to take a XML records from European Patent Register's ST36 file. It's not ideal because you can only search for a record at the time but at least you will have proper XML.

ST36 XML record is available here:https://register.epo.org/application?number=EP08835045

As soon as I have more information on the next maintenance release date I will post it here.

Regards,
OPS support


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