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The European Patent Convention

 
 

IV. ABBREVIATIONS

Art.
Article
CBE 1973
Convention on the Grant of European Patents of 5.10.1973, text as amended by the Act revising Article 63 EPC and by decisions of the Administrative Council of 21.12.1978, 13.12.1994, 20.12.1995, 5.12.1996, 10.12.1998 and 27.10.2005
CBE 2000
European Patent Convention 2000 as adopted by decision of the Administrative Council of 28.6.2001 
elmts
Only certain elements of the provisions correspond 
EPC 1973
Convention on the Grant of European Patents of 5.10.1973, text as amended by the Act revising Article 63 EPC and by decisions of the Administrative Council of 21.12.1978, 13.12.1994, 20.12.1995, 5.12.1995, 10.12.1998 and 27.10.2005
EPC 2000
European Patent Convention 2000 as adopted by decision of the Administrative Council of 28.6.2001
EPÜ 1973
Convention on the Grant of European Patents of 5.10.1973, text as amended by the Act revising Article 63 EPC and by decisions of the Administrative Council of 21.12.1978, 13.12.1994, 20.12.1995, 5.12.1996, 10.12.1998 and 27.10.2005
EPÜ 2000
European Patent Convention 2000 as adopted by decision of the Administrative Council of 28.6.2001 
IR 1973
Implementing Regulations to the EPC 1973, as last amended by decision of the Administrative Council of 9.12.2004
IR 2000
Implementing Regulations to the EPC 2000 as adopted by decision of the Administrative Council of 7 December 2006, as last amended by decision of the Administrative Council of the European Patent Organisation of 27 June 2012
R.
Rule