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The European Patent Convention

 
 

Rule 73[ 78 ]
Content and form of the specification

(1)
The specification of the European patent shall include the description, the claims and any drawings. It shall also indicate the period for opposing the European patent.  
(2)
The President of the European Patent Office shall determine the form of the publication of the specification and the data to be included. 
(3)
The designated Contracting States shall be indicated in the specification. 
 
See decisions of the President of the EPO, Special edition No. 3, OJ EPO 2007, D.3., D.4.
References

Art. 98, 99
R. 74, 87

 
Cross-reference list
EPC EPC 1973
R. 73R. 53