Article 4 2

European Patent Organisation

Art. 10-36



(1) A European Patent Organisation, hereinafter referred to as the Organisation, is established by this Convention. It shall have administrative and financial autonomy.


(2) The organs of the Organisation shall be:


(a) a European Patent Office;


(b) an Administrative Council.


(3) The task of the Organisation shall be to grant European patents. This shall be carried out by the European Patent Office supervised by the Administrative Council.



2 See decisions of the Enlarged Board of Appeal G 5/88, G 7/88, G 8/88 (Annex I).

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