Official Journal December 2013

Year 36, number 12, pages 577-634

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Index of published decisions of boards of appeal and Enlarged Board of Appeal (as at 31.10.2013) view 362 KB
Contents view 451 KB
ADMINISTRATIVE COUNCIL
Composition of the Administrative Council of the European Patent Organisation (as at November 2013) view 362 KB
DECISIONS OF THE BOARDS OF APPEAL
Technical Board of Appeal
T 22/09 - 3.3.07 - Party status/Fischer-Tropsch Catalysts/SASOL TECHNOLOGY
"Opponent company dissolved before decision of Opposition Division was issued - dissolved company restored to register of companies under national law after filing of appeal - retroactive effect under national law" - "Point of law of fundamental importance - no case law on that point legal uncertainty about party status yes) - necessity to refer questions to
Enlarged Board (yes)"
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INFORMATION FROM THE EPO
Decision of the President of the European Patent Office dated 21 November 2013 concerning the responsibilities of the Legal Division view 454 KB
Decision of the President of the European Patent Office dated 21 November 2013 concerning the entrustment to non-legally qualified staff of certain duties incumbent on the Legal Division view 455 KB
Decision of the President of the European Patent Office dated 21 November 2013 concerning the entrustment to non-examining staff of certain duties incumbent on the examining or opposition divisions view 454 KB
Notice from the European Patent Office dated 8 November 2013 concerning application of Rules 49 and 50 EPC to handwritten amendments view 461 KB
Notice from the European Patent Office dated 20 December 2013 regarding the processing of documents filed by fax with the EPO at Berlin view 353 KB
Official Journal to go fully electronic from 2014 view 380 KB
Notice from the European Patent Office concerning the launch of an online complaints form view 451 KB
List of days in 2013 on which EPO filing offices and national patent authorities of the EPC contracting states are closed - corrigendum view 351 KB
Warning
Beware of approaches and requests for payment from firms purporting to publish and/or register European or international patent applications and European patents
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REPRESENTATION
List of professional representatives before the EPO view 484 KB
INFORMATION FROM THE CONTRACTING STATES
EE Estonia
Payment of fees
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LT Lithuania
Payment of fees 
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SM San Marino
Payment of fees 
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TR Turkey
Payment of fees 
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FEES
Guidance for the payment of fees, expenses and prices view 438 KB
Fees for international applications: new equivalent amounts view 448 KB
Bank accounts of the European Patent Organisation

Information about the closure of euro accounts of the European Patent Organisation
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CALENDAR OF EVENTS
Calendar of events view 583 KB

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