EPO case management system
Release notes version 1.30

1. Introduction

The EPO is pleased to inform users of new online filing (CMS) that version 1.30 is now available.

No installation is required. The new version will be automatically available the first time you log on after roll-out on 1 November 2018.

2. Filing options

In version 1.30, you will be able to use all existing options:

  • EPO Form 1001
  • Euro-PCT Form 1200
  • Form PCT/RO/101
  • Form 1038 (both EP and PCT subsequently filed items/documents, including opposition and appeal phases)

3.  Additional features in version 1.30

  • EPO Form 1001, Euro-PCT Form 1200, Form 1038: The EPO has joined the WIPO Digital Access Service (DAS). OJ EPO 2018, A78
  • EPO Form 1001, Euro-PCT Form 1200, Form 1038: Validation for Cambodia, addendum: A warning message has been implemented to inform applicants that, under Cambodia's Law on Patents, pharmaceutical products are currently excluded from patent protection. OJ EPO 2018, A16
  • Form 1038: Now possible to attach Form 1011bis (Declaration for SMEs, natural persons, non-profit organisations, universities and public research organisations for the purpose of the reduction of the fee for appeal). OJ EPO 2018, A5

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