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European Patent Convention (EPC 1973)

A revised version of the European Patent Convention entered into force on 13 December 2007. The provisions of the revised Convention apply unless the transitional provisions provide for the applicability of the EPC 1973.

Article 59

Multiple applicants

Art. 118
R. 26, 52, 100

A European patent application may also be filed either by joint applicants or by two or more applicants designating different Contracting States.

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