Quick Navigation

 

The European Patent Convention

 
 

Convention on the Grant of European Patents
(European Patent Convention)

 

of 5 October 1973 
as revised by the Act revising Article 63 EPC of 17 December 1991
and the Act revising the EPC of 29 November 2000[ 1 ]

 

  
Art. 91 
(deleted) 
Art. 95 
(deleted) 
Art. 96 
(deleted) 
Art. 102 
(deleted) 
Art. 126 
(deleted) 
Art. 136 
(deleted) 
Art. 154 
(deleted) 
Art. 155 
(deleted) 
Art. 156 
(deleted) 
Art. 157 
(deleted) 
Art. 158 
(deleted) 
 
(deleted) 
Art. 167 
(deleted) 

 

 

 
The new text of the Convention adopted by the Administrative Council of the European Patent Organisation by decision of 28 June 2001 (see OJ EPO 2001, Special edition No. 4, p. 55) has become an integral part of the Revision Act of 29 November 2000 under Article 3(2), second sentence, of that Act.
Cross-reference list
EPC EPC 1973
Part IPart I
Art. 4a-
Art. 11(5)Art. 160(2)
Part IIPart II
Art. 53(c)Art. 52(4)
Art. 54(4)Art. 54(5)
Art. 54(5)Art. 54(5)
Part IIIPart III
Part IVPart IV
Art. 90(3)Art. 91(1), (2), (3)
Art. 90(4)Art. 91(1), (2), (3)
Art. 90(5)Art. 91(1), (2), (3). (5)
Art. 94(3)Art. 96(2), (3)
Art. 94(3), (4)Art. 96(2), (3)
Part VPart V
Art. 99(3)Art. 99(4), (5)
Art. 101(2)Art. 102(1), (2)
Art. 101(3)(a)Art. 102(3)
Art. 105aArt. 105 (elmts)
Art. 105bArt. 105 (elmts)
Art. 105cArt. 105 (elmts)
Part VIPart VI
Art. 112a-
Part VIIPart VII
Art. 124Art. 124
Art. 134(3), (4), (7)Art. 163(1), (2), (3), (4), (6)
Art. 134aArt. 134(8)
Part VIIIPart VIII
Art. 135(2), (4)Art. 136(2)
Part IXPart IX
Art. 149a-
Part XPart X
Art. 152Art. 154, Art. 155
Art. 153(1)Art. 156
Art. 153(3), (4), (5)Art. 158
Art. 153(6), (7)Art. 157(1), (2), (3)
Part XIPart XI
Part XIIPart XII