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European Patent Convention (EPC 1973)

 
 

Rule 18 20

Publication of the mention of the inventor

Art. 62, 81, 93, 98, 103
R. 93



(1) The person designated as the inventor shall be mentioned as such in the published European patent application and the European patent specification, unless the said person informs the European Patent Office in writing that he waives his right to be thus mentioned.


(2) In the event of a third party filing with the European Patent Office a final decision whereby the applicant for or proprietor of a patent is required to designate him as the inventor, the provisions of paragraph 1 shall apply.



20 Last amended by decision of the Administrative Council of 13.10.1999 which entered into force on 01.03.2000 (OJ EPO 1999, 660 ff).

Cross-reference list
R. 18 R. 20