Patent Law Committee documents

Relevant to the EPC 2000 are 50 documents discussed in the Committee on Patent Law (references CA/PL **/** and Info/* PL **) as well as the minutes of 9 meetings of the Committee on Patent Law (reference CA/PL PV **).

Patent Law Committee documents

  • CA/PL 25/00 dated 16.6.2000
    Basic proposal for the revision of the EPC
    Parts I and II of this document contain, respectively, the draft basic proposal for revision of the EPC and a draft Revision Act. Addendum I sets out, in consolidated form in the three EPO official languages, the proposed amendments to existing EPC provisions, the proposed new provisions and the amended or new Protocols to the Convention.

  • CA/PL 25/00 Rev. 1 dated 28.7.2000
    Basic proposal for the revision of the EPC
    This document contains the revised draft of the Basic Proposal for revision of the EPC, which takes into account the results of the discussions of the 14th meeting of the Committee on Patent Law from 3 to 6 July 2000. It was presented to the Administrative Council as document CA/100/00 for discussion during its meeting from 5 to 8 September 2000.

  • CA/PL 25/00 Add. 2 dated 5.7.2000
    Revision of the EPC: Article 69 and Protocol on its interpretation

  • CA/PL 24/00 dated 5.4.2000
    Revision of the EPC: New provision in Part IX

  • CA/PL 23/00 dated 20.3.2000
    Revision of the EPC: Articles 135 to 137, 140 and 141

  • CA/PL 22/00 dated 16.3.2000
    Revision of the EPC: Articles 133-134

  • CA/PL 21/00 dated 21.3.2000
    Revision of the EPC: Articles 150-158

  • CA/PL 20/00 dated 28.3.2000
    Revision of the EPC: Article 164

  • CA/PL 19/00 dated 7.3.2000
    Revision of the EPC: Article 138

  • CA/PL 18/00 dated 28.3.2000
    Revision of the EPC: Articles 115, 117, 119, 120, 123, 124, 127, 128 and 130

  • CA/PL 17/00 dated 27.3.2000
    Revision of the EPC: Article 22 and new Article 112a

  • CA/PL 16/00 dated 24.3.2000
    Revision of the EPC: Articles 106 - 111

  • CA/PL 15/00 dated 30.3.2000
    Revision of the EPC: Articles 99-105

  • CA/PL 14/00 dated 20.3.2000
    Revision of the EPC: Articles 92, 93 and 98

  • CA/PL 13/00 dated 13.3.2000
    Revision of the EPC: Article 79

  • CA/PL 12/00 dated 13.3.2000
    Revision of the EPC: Articles 61, 71, 72, 75 to 78 and 86

  • CA/PL 8/00 dated 13.3.2000: Revision of the EPC: Articles 51 and 126

  • CA/PL 7/00 dated 21.1.2000
    Revision of the EPC: Article 142 ss.

  • CA/PL 7/00 Add. 1 dated 29.3.2000: Revision of the EPC: Part IX, Articles 142 - 149

  • CA/PL 6/00 dated 27.1.2000
    Revision of the EPC: Articles 94, 95, 96 and 97

  • CA/PL 5/00 dated 26.1.2000
    Revision of the EPC: Articles 80, 90 and 91

  • CA/PL 4/00 dated 24.1.2000
    Revision of the EPC: Article 54(5)

  • CA/PL 3/00 dated 27.1.2000
    Revision of the EPC: Articles 33 and 35

  • CA/PL 3/00 Add. 1 dated 24.3.2000
    Revision of the EPC: Articles 33 and 35

  • CA/PL 3/00 Add. 2 dated 3.4.2000
    Revision of the EPC: Articles 33 and 35

  • CA/PL 2/00 dated 18.1.2000
    This document contains the provisions of the Basic Proposal for the WIPO Patent Law Treaty (PLT) as well as the EPO's preliminary comments thereon.

  • CA/PL 29/99 dated 8.11.1999
    Revision of the EPC: limitation procedure

  • CA/PL 29/99 Rev. 1 dated 9.3.2000
    Revision of the EPC: limitation procedure (Articles 105a-c, 68 EPC)

  • CA/PL 27/99 dated 5.11.1999
    Revision of the EPC: Articles 84, 100 and 138

  • CA/PL 26/99 dated 4.11.1999
    Revision of the EPC: Article 123

  • CA/PL 19/99 dated 10.6.1999
    Revision of the EPC: Articles 121 and 122

  • CA/PL 17/99 dated 14.6.1999
    Revision of the EPC: Article 54(4)

  • CA/PL 9/99 dated 11.2.1999
    Revision of the EPC: Article 87(5)

  • CA/PL 9/99 Rev. 1 dated 5.4.2000
    Revision of the EPC: Article 87(5) EPC

  • CA/PL 8/99 dated 23.2.1999
    Revision of the EPC: Article 53(a)

  • CA/PL 7/99 dated 2.3.1999
    Revision of the EPC: Articles 52(4) and 54(5)

  • CA/PL 6/99 dated 9.3.1999
    Revision of EPC: Article 52(1)-(3)

  • CA/PL 5/99 dated 1.2.1999
    Revision of the EPC - Article 23(3)

  • CA/PL 2/99 dated 26.1.1999
    Points for a revision of the EPC: Summary of comments by SACEPO members in response to document SACEPO 2/98 Rev. 1.

  • CA/PL 19/98 dated 23.10.1998
    Revision of the EPC: Article 129(1)

  • CA/PL 18/98 dated 16.10.1998
    Revision of the EPC: Articles 159-163 and 167

  • CA/PL 17/98 dated 6.10.1998
    Revision of the EPC: Article 88(1)

  • CA/PL 16/98 dated 5.10.1998
    Revision of the EPC: Article 87(1) and (5)

  • CA/PL 12/98 dated 15.4.1998
    Revision of the EPC: Articles 154(3) and 155(3)

  • CA/PL 11/98 dated 15.4.1998
    Revision of the EPC: Article 23(1)

  • CA/PL 10/98 dated 20.4.1998
    Revision of the EPC: Articles 16 and 17 EPC, Section I of the Protocol on Centralisation

  • CA/PL 2/98 dated 30.12.1997
    Revision of the EPC: BEST

  • CA/PL 3/97 dated 8.4.1997
    Implementation of the TRIPs Agreement

  • Info/2 PL 14 dated 26.6.2000
    Revision of the EPC: Articles 52(4), 54(5), 69 and Protocol, 84, 100 and 138 - Comments by epi

  • Info 2/PL 12 dated 1.2.2000
    Revision of the EPC: Articles 52(4) and 54(5) - Comments by epi

Minutes of the meetings of Patent Law Committee

  • CA/PL PV 14
    Minutes of the 14th meeting of the Committee on Patent Law (Munich, 3 to 6 July 2000)

  • CA/PL 31/00 dated 20.7.2000
    Summary of conclusions of the 14th meeting of the Committee on Patent Law (Munich, 3 to 6 July 2000)

  • CA/PL PV 13
    Minutes of the 13th meeting of the Committee on Patent Law (Munich, 3 to 6 April 2000)

  • CA/PL PV 12
    Minutes of the 12th meeting of the Committee on Patent Law (Munich, 1-2 February 2000)

  • CA/PL PV 11
    Minutes of the 11th meeting of the Committee on Patent Law (Munich, 18 November 1999)

  • CA/PL PV 10
    Minutes of the 10th meeting of the Committee on Patent Law (Munich, 8 July 1999)

  • CA/PL PV 9
    Minutes of the 9th meeting of the Committee on Patent Law (Munich, 16-17 March 1999)

  • CA/PL PV 8
    Minutes of the 8th meeting of the Committee on Patent Law (Munich, 3-4 November 1998)

  • CA/PL PV 7
    Minutes of the 7th meeting of the Committee on Patent Law (Munich, 12-13 May 1998)

  • CA/PL PV 6
    Minutes of the 6th meeting of the Committee on Patent Law (Munich, 27-28 January 1998)

  • CA/PL PV 6 Corr. 1
    Corrigendum to the Minutes of the 6th meeting of the Committee on Patent Law (Munich, 27-28 January 1998)

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