procedural-step EXRE

This space is made available to users of Open Patent Services (OPS) web-service and now also to users of EPO’s bulk data subscription products such as 14. EPO worldwide bibliographic database (DOCDB), 14.11 EPO worldwide legal status database (INPADOC), 14.12 EP full text data, 14.1 EP bibliographic data (EBD)and more.

Users can ask each other questions, exchange experiences and solutions, post ideas. The moderator will use this space to announce changes or other relevant information.
Post Reply

Posts: 7
Joined: Mon Mar 26, 2012 3:52 pm

procedural-step EXRE

Post by tschmit » Wed Jan 08, 2020 4:26 pm


Can a

Code: Select all


Code: Select all

be published without a

Code: Select all

<procedural-step-date step-date-type="DATE_OF_REPLY"/>

In other word is this procedural step published before the reception, by the office, of the response ?



EPO / OPS Support
Posts: 1134
Joined: Thu Feb 22, 2007 5:32 pm

Re: procedural-step EXRE

Post by EPO / OPS Support » Thu Jan 09, 2020 1:04 pm


I would need one real example where this event appears, do you have an EP number for me?

Vesna for OPS support

Post Reply