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The European Patent Convention


Article 151[ 176 ]
The European Patent Office as a receiving Office

The European Patent Office shall act as a receiving Office within the meaning of the PCT, in accordance with the Implementing Regulations. Article 75, paragraph 2, shall apply.
See notice from the EPO concerning the requirements to be observed when filing an international application with the EPO as a PCT receiving Office, OJ EPO 2014, A33; and the decision of the President of the EPO concerning the filing of international applications with the EPO acting as receiving Office using ePCT-Filing, OJ EPO 2014, A107.

Art. 35, 153
R. 157