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European Patent Convention (EPC 1973)

 
 

Rule 48

Technical preparations for publication

Art. 93
R. 28, 53



(1)74 The President of the European Patent Office shall determine when the technical preparations for publication of the European patent application are to be deemed to have been completed.


(2) The European patent application shall not be published if it has been finally refused or withdrawn or deemed to be withdrawn before the termination of the technical preparations for publication.



74 See decision of the President of the EPO dated 14.12.1992 concerning the completion of the technical preparations for the publication of the European patent application (OJ EPO 1993, 55).

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R. 48 R. 67