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

Reduction of the examination fee as from 1 April 2014
Rule 6 EPC and Article 14(1) of the Rules relating to Fees have been amended with effect from 1 April 2014. As from that date, SMEs, natural persons, non-profit organisations, universities and public research organisations will be entitled to a reduction of 30% in the examination fee. More information will be published in the Official Journal in the first half of 2014.