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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.

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salaries and emoluments

 

taxation ProPrIm 16(1)


 

salary scales

 

of the employees of the EPOff A 33(2)(b)


 

scientific theories A 52(2)(a)


 

seal R 77(1)


 

search A 92(1); R 44-46, R 112

 

assigned to sub-offices ProCen I(3)(a), ProCen V, ProCen VI


 

search activity

 

co-operation between the EPOff and other authorities ProCen III


 

Searching Authority see International Searching Authority


 

search divisions A 17

 

allocation of duties R 9(1)

 

as a department charged with the procedure A 15(b)

 

organisation R 12(2)

 

responsibilities A 17; R 9(2)


 

search fee

 

European search A 61(3), A 76(3), A 77(5), A 78(2), A 90(3); R 15(2), R 25(2), R 46(1),(2), R 85a(1); RFees 2(2),(3b), RFees 10

 

international search A 154(3); R 105(1),(3); RFees 2(2)

 

supplementary European search A 157(2)-(4); R 107(1)(e), R 108, R 112; RFees 2(2),(3c), RFees 10


 

search report see European search report


 

secret applications A 75(2), A 77


 

security

 

precautions and observance of police regulations ProPrIm 20, ProPrIm 21


 

sequence listing R 27a


 

service see notification


 

signature R 70


 

simultaneous protection A 139(3)


 

skilled person see person skilled in the art


 

social security ProPrIm 18


 

special agreements A 142-149


 

special departments of the EPOff A 143, A 144

 

direction A 143(2)

 
 

expenditure A 146

 

representation before ~ A 144

 

setting up of ~ A 143(2)

 

supervising A 145(1)


 

special financial contributions see financial contributions


 

special tasks

 

expenditure A 146


 

special technical features R 30(1)


 

specification of the European patent see European patent specification


 

state of the art A 54, A 56, A 158(1); R 23a, R 27(1)(b)


 

statements

 

disparaging ~ R 34(1)(b)


 

Strasbourg Agreement concerning the International Patent Classification R 8(1)


 

strike

 

dislocation of the proper functioning R 85(4)

 

postal ~ R 85(2),(3)


 

sub-offices of the EPOff A 7; ProCen I(3)(d), ProCen V


 

substances and compositions A 52(4), A 54(5)


 

substantive patent law A 52-74


 

supplementary budget A 10(2)(d), A 36(1), A 42(1), A 46, A 48


 

surcharge R 85a(1),(2), R 85b, R 108(3); RFees 8(3)(b),(4)

 

designation fee RFees 2(3b),(3c)

 

filing fee RFees 2(3b)

 

late filing of the translation of the international application RFees 2(3c)

 

national basic fee RFees 2(3c)

 

printing fee R 58(6); RFees 2(9)

 

request for examination RFees 2(3c),(7)

 

search fee RFees 2(3b),(3c)


 

surgery

 

methods for treatment by ~ A 52(4)


 

suspension of proceedings R 13, R 92(1)(s)


 

sworn statements

 

taking of evidence A 117(1)(g); R 72(3)


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