Article 82 – Unity of invention - The European Patent Convention, Convention on the Grant of European Patents – (European Patent Convention), Part III – The European patent application, Chapter I – Filing and requirements of the European patent application

Article 82[ 77 ]
Unity of invention

The European patent application shall relate to one invention only or to a group of inventions so linked as to form a single general inventive concept. 
See decision/opinion of the Enlarged Board of Appeal G 1/91, G 2/92, G 1/11 (Annex I).

R. 43, 44, 64, 164

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