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The European Patent Convention


Rule 7
Legal authenticity of the translation of the European patent application

Unless evidence is provided to the contrary, the European Patent Office shall assume, for the purpose of determining whether the subject-matter of the European patent application or European patent extends beyond the content of the application as filed, that the translation filed under Article 14, paragraph 2, or Rule 40, paragraph 3, is in conformity with the original text of the application.

Art. 70, 123
R. 5

Cross-reference list
EPC EPC 1973
R. 7R. 7