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The European Patent Convention

 
 

Rule 69[ 70 ]
Information about publication

(1)
The European Patent Office shall inform the applicant of the date on which the European Patent Bulletin mentions the publication of the European search report and shall draw his attention to Rule 70, paragraph 1, Article 94, paragraph 2, and Rule 70a, paragraph 1.
(2)
If a date of publication is specified in the communication under paragraph 1 which is later than the actual date of publication, that later date shall be the decisive date as regards the periods referred to in Rule 70, paragraph 1, and Rule 70a, paragraph 1, unless the error is obvious.
 
Amended by decision of the Administrative Council CA/D 3/09 of 25.03.2009 (OJ EPO 2009, 299), entered into force on 01.04.2010.
References

Art. 93, 94, 129

 
Version history +
13.12.2007 - 31.03.2010 
Decision of the Administrative Council of 07.12.2006 (CA/D 10/06), (OJ EPO 2007, 8 and Special edition 1/2007)
01.04.2010 - 
CA/D 3/09 (OJ EPO 2009, 299)
 
Cross-reference list
EPC EPC 1973
R. 69R. 50