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The European Patent Convention

 
 

Article 106[ 114 ], [ 115 ]
Decisions subject to appeal

(1)
An appeal shall lie from decisions of the Receiving Section, Examining Divisions, Opposition Divisions and the Legal Division. It shall have suspensive effect. 
(2)
A decision which does not terminate proceedings as regards one of the parties can only be appealed together with the final decision, unless the decision allows a separate appeal. 
(3)
The right to file an appeal against decisions relating to the apportionment or fixing of costs in opposition proceedings may be restricted in the Implementing Regulations. 
 
Amended by the Act revising the European Patent Convention of 29.11.2000. 
See decisions/opinions of the Enlarged Board of Appeal G 1/90, G 1/99, G 1/02, G 3/03 (Annex I).
References

Art. 104, 112a
R. 88, 97, 98, 101, 111, 142