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OPS Documentation


Title Format
REST services WADL descriptor WADL
OPS version 3.1 documentation - version 1.2.14 PDF
Open Patent Services input and output XML schema XSD
EPO St. 36 DOCDB exchange format for bibliographic data XSD
EPO St. 36 DOCDB full-text exchange format for full-text data (claims and description)
Open Patent Services XML schema for legal status data XSD
Open Patent Services XML schema for CPC XSD
Open Patent Services XML schema for Patent Register XSD
Cross-domain requests

Legal status tag definition


SOAP based legacy OPS

Please consider that, although the SOAP based services are still supported, their documentation is not updated any longer. OPS Register and CPC as well as any new services that come on line will only be available as REST.

Title Format  Date 
Open Patent Services WSDL  WSDL 28.10.2009
Open Patent Services Manual  PDF

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