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The European Patent Convention

 
 
I
immunities/privileges A 8; PPI 1-25
Implementing Regulations A 164
amendment by the Administrative Council A 33(1)(b)
inadmissible extension A 123(2)
income of the EPOrg A 37-42, A 49(1),(2), A 146
taxes PPI 4(1)
independent claims see claims
information A 127-132; R 143-147
exchanges of ~ A 130
~ on prior art A 124; R 70b, R 141
presentation of ~ A 52(2)(d)
- see public, official authorities 
infringement 
of an EP A 64(3)
technical opinion for a national court trying an infringement action A 25
insignificant amounts 
refund RFees 12
inspection of files A 128
by the Contracting States R 149
exclusion from ~ R 144
for courts and authorities of Contracting States A 131(1)
procedures for the ~ R 145
Institute of Professional Representatives A 134a
international application A 150ff
acts performed before the EPO R 159(1)
deemed withdrawn A 153; R 160, R 161
filing R 157
joint designation of a group of Contracting States A 149(2)
language A 153; R 157
publication A 153
supply A 153
translation A 153; R 159, R 160
transmittal R 157
transmittal fee RFees 2(1).18
treatment by central industrial property offices PCen I(2), II, III
intergovernmental organisations A 7, A 30(1),(2), A 130(2),(3)
international arbitration tribunal see tribunal
international co-operation 
Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT) A 150-153;
International Court of Justice A 173(2); PPI 24(3)
international exhibitions see exhibitions
international filing see international application
International Labour Organisation 
competence of the Administrative Tribunal of the ~ A 13
International Patent Classification R 8, R 11(1), R 61(6)
International Patent Institute PCen I(1)(a),(b)
international preliminary examination A 152; R 158, R 159; PCen III, PCen IV(1)(e); RFees 2(1).19
renunciation by the central industrial property offices in favour of the EPO PCen II
response to report R 161
international search report A 153
response to ~ R 161
response to explanations contained in supplementary ~ R 161
supplementary ~ A 153, RFees 2(1).2
International Searching Authority 
renunciation of activities as ~ in favour of the EPO PCen I(2)
interruption in the delivery of mail R 134
interruption of proceedings R 142, R 143(1)(t)
invention 
description A 78(1)(b); R 42
disclosure A 83; R 31-33
exceptions to patentability A 53
industrial application A 57
inventive step A 56
non-prejudicial disclosure A 55
novelty A 54
of an employee A 60(1); PR 4
patentable ~ A 52
technical features R 43(1), R 44(1)
inventive step A 52(1), A 56
inventor 
cancellation of the designation of the ~ R 21(2)
designation A 81, A 90; R 19, R 144(c)
entries in the Register of European Patents R 143(1)(g)
~ is an employee A 60(1); PR 4
mention of the ~ A 58ff
multiple inventors A 60(2); R 19(1)
parts of the file not for inspection R 144
publication of the mention of the ~ R 20
rectification of the designation of the ~ R 21
renunciation of the title as ~ R 20(1)
right of the ~ to be mentioned A 62
right to an EP A 60(1)
time limit for the subsequent identification of the ~ R 60
invitation 
to file search results R 70b
to the parties in appeal proceedings A 124;
to the parties in grant proceedings A 94, A 124; R 56(1), R 58, R 70, R 71, R 116, R 152(2), R 158(3), R 163
to the parties in opposition proceedings A 101(1); R 77(2), R 79(1),(3), R 81, R 82, R 83
irregularities 
notification R 125(4)