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European Patent Convention (EPC 1973)

A revised version of the European Patent Convention entered into force on 13 December 2007. The provisions of the revised Convention apply unless the transitional provisions provide for the applicability of the EPC 1973.

Chapter I

Decisions and communications of the European Patent Office

 Rule 68 - Form of decisions

 Rule 69 - Noting of loss of rights

 Rule 70 - Signature, name, seal