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The European Patent Convention

 
 

Rule 62[ 61 ]
Extended European search report

(1)
The European search report shall be accompanied by an opinion on whether the application and the invention to which it relates seem to meet the requirements of this Convention, unless a communication under Rule 71, paragraph 1 or 3, can be issued.
(2)
The opinion under paragraph 1 shall not be published together with the search report.
 
Inserted by decision of the Administrative Council of 09.12.2004 (OJ EPO 2005, 5), entered into force on 01.07.2005.
References

Art. 92
R. 65, 70a, 137

 
Cross-reference list
EPC EPC 1973
R. 62R. 44a