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European Patent Convention (EPC 1973)

 
 

Rule 84

Duration of time limits

Art. 120
R. 71a



Where the Convention or these Implementing Regulations specify a period to be determined by the European Patent Office, such period shall be not less than two months nor more than four months; in certain special circumstances it may be up to six months. In certain special cases, the period may be extended upon request, presented before the expiry of such period.


Cross-reference list
R. 84 R. 132