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The European Patent Convention

 
 

Article 84[ 78 ]
Claims

The claims shall define the matter for which protection is sought. They shall be clear and concise and be supported by the description. 
 
See decisions of the Enlarged Board of Appeal G 2/98, G 1/03, G 2/03, G 1/04, G 2/10 (Annex I).
References

Art. 78, 80
R. 40, 43, 45, 49, 57, 62a, 63, 162