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Guidelines for Examination

 
 
10.2.1
Refund of the search fee 

The search fee for a European or supplementary European search is refunded in cases provided for in Art. RFees and in the Decision of the President of the EPO dated 24 March 2010, OJ EPO 2010, 338, which applies to European patent applications in respect of which the European or supplementary European search is completed on or after 1 July 2010. Details on criteria for refund of search fees are given in the Notice from the EPO dated 9 January 2009, OJ EPO 2009, 99.

References

Art. 9 RFees