Examples of appealable decisions 

(i) A formalities officer's letter rejecting the opposition as inadmissible was held to be an appealable decision in T 1062/99. (See G 1/02, OJ 2003, 165, a referral occasioned by diverging decisions T 1062/99 and T 295/01, OJ 2002, 251) on a formalities officer's competence to decide on the admissibility of an opposition).

(ii) A document (EPO Form 2901) concerned with the applicant's request for re-establishment in respect of the period for payment of the third renewal fee plus additional fee was deemed to be a decision in J 7/08.

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