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Guide for applicants, Part 2: PCT procedure before the EPO (Euro-PCT Guide)

 
 
Language of the demand
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The demand must be filed in the language in which the international application was filed, except in the following situations: 
If the international application was filed in a language other than the language in which it was published, the demand must be filed in the language of publication (e.g. application in Dutch, see point 339).
If a translation of the application has to be filed with the EPO as IPEA (see points 336-338), the demand must be filed in the language of that translation (e.g. application in Spanish, see point 337).