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

Divisional applications 
If the Euro-PCT application has entered the European phase, one or more European divisional applications may be filed in respect of subject-matter contained in a Euro-PCT application. The divisional application must be filed in the language of the proceedings of the earlier (parent) application. Alternatively, if the earlier application was filed in a language other than an EPO official language, the divisional application may be filed in that language. In this case, a translation into the language of the proceedings of the earlier application must be filed within two months of the filing of the divisional application.
OJ 2013, 501
J 18/09, OJ 2011, 480