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European Patent Convention (EPC 1973)

 
 

Rule 94 137

Procedures for the inspection of files

Art. 128
R. 98



(1) Inspection of the files of European patent applications and patents shall either be of the original document, or of copies thereof, or of technical means of storage if the files are stored in this way.


(2) The President of the European Patent Office shall determine all file-inspection arrangements, including the circumstances in which an administrative fee is payable.



137 Last amended by decision of the Administrative Council of 11.10.2000 which entered into force on 02.11.2000 (OJ EPO 2000, 473 ff).

Cross-reference list
R. 94 R. 145