This revised version of the Guidelines for Examination will apply as from 1 November 2015. Until then, the September 2014 edition of the Guidelines remains valid.

2.4.1 Intermediate publication of the contents of the priority application

P is the application from which priority is claimed by EP, D is the disclosure of the subject-matter of P.

1.1.90

1.5.90

1.6.90

filing

publication

filing

P

D

EP

D is state of the art under Art. 54(2) if the priority claim of P is not valid.

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