EUROPEAN PATENT CONVENTION 1973: Implementing Regulations: PART III - IMPLEMENTING REGULATIONS TO PART III OF THE CONVENTION, Chapter IV - Priority, Rule 38a - Issuing priority documents

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Issuing priority documents

On request, the European Patent Office shall issue a certified copy of the European patent application (priority document) to the applicant. The President of the European Patent Office shall determine all necessary arrangements, including the form of the priority document and the circumstances in which an administrative fee is payable.

66 Inserted by decision of the Administrative Council of 11.10.2000 which entered into force on 02.11.2000 (OJ EPO 2000, 473).

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R. 38a R. 54

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