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central industrial property offices 
administrative and legal co-operation A 131(1); R 148, R 149(1)
conversion A 135(2),(4); R 156
co-operation with the EPO PCen III(2)
exchange of information with the EPO A 130
exchange of publications with the EPO A 132
filing of an EP appl. A 75, A 77; R 35(3), R 37;
international searching or international preliminary examination authority PCen I(2)IIIII
renunciation of activities as International Searching Authority PCen I(2)
renunciation of activities as International Preliminary Examining Authority PCen II
translations A 65(1), A 70(4)
treatment of EP appl. PCen IV
- see Contracting States 
certificate for an EP R 74, R 86
Chairman of the Administrative Council A 27
claims see application documents
as part of an EP appl. A 78(1)(c)
categories R 43(2)
clarity A 84
content A 84; R 43, R 50(1)
correction R 139
dependent ~ R 43(3),(4)
different ~ for different Contracting States  
extent of protection A 69; A 1, A 2 Protocol on the Interpretation of Article 69 EPC
for determining extent of protection A 69(1);
A 1, A 2 Protocol on the Interpretation of Article 69 EPC
form and content R 43, R 49, R 50(1)
incurring fees R 45, R 71, R 71a, R 162
independent ~ R 43(2)
plurality of independent ~ R 62a
invitation to file the ~ in amended form during opposition proceedings R 81, 82
publication R 68
for international (Euro-PCT) applications R 162
classification see International Patent Classification
cloning human beings R 28
common provisions governing procedure A 113- 125
common representatives see representatives
communication 
filing/notification by technical means of ~ R 2, R 35(1), R 50, R 125
communications of the EPO R 111-113
between the EPO and the authorities and courts of the Contracting States R 148
official ~ PPI 10
compensation A 67(2); R 122(3),(4)
compositions A 53(c), A 54(4),(5)
computer print-out R 125
computer programs A 52(2)(c)
computers 
production of documents by ~ R 113(2)
conference of ministers A 4a
conditions of employment A 13, A 33(2)(b); PPI 23(3)
conservation of evidence R 123; RFees 2(1).17
continuation of proceedings see proceedings
Contracting States 
administrative and legal co-operation A 131(1); R 117-119, R 148, R 149
advances A 41, A 50(b), A 146
ceasing to be parties to the EPC A 172(4), A 175, A 176
common law for the grant of patents for invention A 1
communications between the authorities of the ~ and the EPO R 148
competence of the courts, see jurisdiction of the courts 
denunciation of the EPC A 174
different claims, description and drawings for different States R 138
disputes concerning the interpretation of the EPC A 173
effects of the EP appl. and EP in each ~ A 2(2), A 139(1),(2)
forwarding of the EP A 77; R 37
initial contribution A 170
inspection of files by courts or official authorities A 131; R 149
jurisdiction of the courts A 9(4)(a); PR 1-8
payments in respect of renewal fees A 37(b), A 39, A 40(1), A 47(3), A 50(b),(d), A 147, A 176(2)
procedure for letters rogatory R 150
recognition of decisions PR 1(2), PR 9, PR 10
relations between ~ PR 11
renunciation by the ~ PCen I-IV
Representatives and alternate Representatives of the ~ A 26(1), A 27(2)
re-establishment of rights A 122; R 136
special financial contributions A 37(c), A 40, A 47(4), A 50(b),(d),(e), A 146, A 176(1)
sub-offices of the EPO in the ~ A 7
transmittal of the international application R 157(3)
- see designation of ~ 
- see immunities 
Convention 
on international exhibitions A 55(1)(b)
Vienna ~ on Diplomatic Relations PPI 13(1)
- see European Patent Convention 
conversion A 135, A 137; R 155, R 156
filing of the request for ~ R 155
request for ~ into a national application A 135; R 143(1)(v), R 155
transmittal of the request for ~ R 155
conversion fee A 135(3); RFees 2(1).14
co-operation 
between the EPO and other authorities in order to facilitate the proper administration of justice PPI 20
corrections R 137- 140
costs RFees 1
awarding of ~ RFees 2(1).16
decisions fixing ~ which are subject to appeal R 97;
fixing of costs A 104; R 88, R 97; RFees 2(1).16,
laid down by the President of the Office RFees 3
courts of the Contracting States 
file inspection A 131(1)
hearing by ~ R 120
jurisdiction A 9(4), A 131; PR 7, PR 8
courts of the Federal Republic of Germany 
jurisdiction PR 6
creations A 52(2)(b)
currencies 
currency exemptions for the EPOrg PPI 9