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12.4 Extension and validation deemed requested

Extension and validation is are deemed to be requested in respect of all extension and validation states (see, however, A‑III, 12.1, 4th 6th paragraph, regarding Euro-PCT applications), and this is indicated in the published application. These states, and those for which the extension or validation fee has been paid, are indicated in the Register of European Patent Register and in the European Patent Bulletin.