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The European Patent Convention

 
 

Rule 20
Publication of the mention of the inventor

(1)
The designated inventor shall be mentioned in the published European patent application and the European patent specification, unless he informs the European Patent Office in writing that he has waived his right to be thus mentioned. 
(2)
Paragraph 1 shall apply where a third party files with the European Patent Office a final decision determining that the applicant for or proprietor of a European patent is required to designate him as an inventor.
References

Art. 62, 81, 93, 98, 103, 105c
R. 144

 
Cross-reference list
EPC EPC 1973
R. 20R. 18