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The European Patent Convention


Article 89[ 85 ]
Effect of priority right

The right of priority shall have the effect that the date of priority shall count as the date of filing of the European patent application for the purposes of Article 54, paragraphs 2 and 3, and Article 60, paragraph 2.
See decisions/opinions of the Enlarged Board of Appeal G 3/93, G 2/98, G 3/98, G 2/99 (Annex I).