As soon as the specification of the European patent has been published, the European Patent Office shall issue to the proprietor of the patent a certificate for a European patent. The President of the European Patent Office shall prescribe the content, form and means of communication of the certificate and determine the circumstances in which an administrative fee is payable.
80 Amended by decision of the Administrative Council of 09.12.2004 which entered into force on 01.04.2005 (OJ EPO 2005, 11 f).
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