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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 71

Transfer and constitution of rights

R. 20, 21, 61

A European patent application may be transferred or give rise to rights for one or more of the designated Contracting States.

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