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European Patent Convention (EPC 1973)

 
 

Rule 70 101

Signature, name, seal

Art. 90, 91, 96, 97, 101, 102, 110, 115, 124, 128, 162



(1) Any decision, communication and notice from the European Patent Office is to be signed by and to state the name of the employee responsible.


(2) Where the documents mentioned in paragraph 1 are produced by the employee responsible using a computer, a seal may replace the signature. Where the documents are produced automatically by a computer the employee's name may also be dispensed with. The same applies to pre-printed notices and communications.



101 Amended by decision of the Administrative Council of 10.06.1988 which entered into force on 01.10.1988 (OJ EPO 1988, 290 ff).

Cross-reference list
R. 70 R. 113