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The European Patent Convention

 
 

Article 57[ 47 ]
Industrial application

An invention shall be considered as susceptible of industrial application if it can be made or used in any kind of industry, including agriculture. 
 
See decisions of the Enlarged Board of Appeal G 1/03, G 2/03, G 1/04 (Annex I).
References

Art. 52, 100, 138
R. 29, 30, 42