After the grant of the patent there may also be the patent proprietor himself may initiate
revocation or limitation proceedings initiated by the patent proprietor himself
. AtThe request for revocation or limitation may be filed Atat
any time after the grant of the patent the patent proprietorproprietor but not while opposition proceedings in respect of the European patent are pending. may request the revocation or limitation of his patent.
Decisions on the revocation or limitation of European patents are taken by the examining divisions. More details about revocation and limitation proceedings can be found in points 189