4.1.2
Positive statements/suggestions 

Where appropriate, the communication should also contain positive statements on patentability where some of the claims meet the patentability requirements (see B‑XI, 3.2.2). In this phase of the proceedings, the examiner should make such statements in particular where the claims for which a positive conclusion is reached have not yet been commented on.

Concerning making suggestions on how to overcome objections, see B‑XI, 3.8.

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