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The European Patent Convention

 
 

Article 80[ 73 ], [ 74 ]
Date of filing

Art. 54, 60, 66, 78, 79, 83, 84, 90, 92
R. 19, 30, 38, 39, 40-42, 49, 55, 56, 60, 143

The date of filing of a European patent application shall be the date on which the requirements laid down in the Implementing Regulations are fulfilled. 
 
Amended by the Act revising the European Patent Convention of 29.11.2000. 
See decision/opinion of the Enlarged Board of Appeal G 2/95, G 4/98 (Annex I).
References

Art. 54, 60, 66, 78, 79, 83, 84, 90, 92
R. 19, 30, 38, 39, 40-42, 49, 55, 56, 60, 143