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Citation: OJ EPO 2014, A7
Online publication date: 31.1.2014

Notice from the European Patent Office dated 2 December 2013 concerning forms and publications available from the EPO

An updated list of forms available free of charge from the EPO and a list of selected publications are given below.

The forms and publications can be obtained from the EPO (preferably from Vienna, but also from Munich, The Hague and Berlin). The forms are also available from the central industrial property offices of the EPC contracting states.

An updated version of most of the publications as well as the price list for EPO products and services are also available on the EPO's website (www.epo.org).

Addresses for orders

European Patent Office Munich

Customer Services

80298 MÜNCHEN

Tel. +49 89 2399-450

toll free:

00 800 80 20 20 20

Fax +49 89 2399-4465

support@epo.org

European Patent Office Berlin

Customer Services

10958 BERLIN

Tel. +49 30 25901- 4500

toll free:

00 800 80 20 20 20

Fax +49 30 25901- 840

European Patent Office Rijswijk

Customer Services

Patentlaan 2

Postbus 5818

2280 HV RIJSWIJK

Tel. +31 70 340-4500

toll free:

00 800 80 20 20 20

Fax +31 70 340-3016

European Patent Office Vienna

Customer Services

Postfach 90

1031 WIEN

Tel. +43 1 52126- 4500

toll free:

00 800 80 20 20 20

Fax +43 1 52126-2492

csc@epo.org

The forms may also be obtained from the central industrial property offices of the EPO contracting states or via the EPO website:

www.epo.org/patents/Grant-procedure/Filing-an-application/European-applications/forms.html.

List of forms available free of charge from the EPO

 

EPC proceedings – EPO Form
1001 01.14
Request for grant of a European patent
Notes 05.12
1002 12.07
Designation of inventor
1003 11.11
Authorisation
1004 09.11
General authorisation
1005 01.14
PACE request to the European Patent Office
1009 US 01.12
Participation in the Patent Prosecution Highway (PPH) pilot programme between the USPTO and the EPO based on national work products
Notes 01.12
1009 JP 01.12
Participation in the Patent Prosecution Highway (PPH) pilot programme between the JPO and the EPO based on national work products
Notes 01.12
1009 PCT 01.12
Participation in the Patent Prosecution Highway pilot (PCT-PPH) between the Trilateral Offices programme based on PCT work products
Notes 01.12
1034 04.08
Important deadlines when filing a European patent application
1037 12.07
Acknowledgement of receipt by the European Patent Office of subsequently filed items relating to patent applications/patents
1038 12.07
Letter accompanying subsequently filed items
1140 12.07
Request for the issue of a sample of deposited biological material (Rule 33 EPC)
1141 12.07
Declaration for the purpose of obtaining a sample of deposited biological material
Notes 12.07 (to EPO Forms 1140 and 1141)
1142 12.07
Request for deposited biological material to be made available by issuing a sample to an expert
Notes 12.07
1200 01.14
Entry into the European phase (EPO as designated or elected Office)
Notes 01.12
2300 04.08
Notice of opposition to a European patent
Notes 10.12
2380 12.07
Request for limitation or revocation of a European patent
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Third-party observations form

 

 

PCT proceedings – PCT/EPO Form
RO/101

Request form for an international application according to the PCT (September 2012)
Notes (September 2012)

RO/134

Indications relating to deposited microorganism or other biological material (July 1998 - reprint January 2004)

1032 03.11

Confirmation of an international application filed by fax

IPEA/401

PCT demand for international preliminary examination (Chapter II) (September 2012)
Notes (September 2012)

 

Payments – EPO/PCT Form

1010 09.10

Payment of fees and expenses

RO/101 Annex

Fee calculation sheet (September 2012)
Notes (September 2012)

IPEA/401 Annex

Fee calculation sheet (September 2012)
Notes (September 2012)

 

Other – EPO Form

online

Order for European A and B documents (single sales)

 

List of selected publications of the European Patent Office

General information on the EPO
European patents and the grant procedure 2013
DE, EN, FR
free
last edition 2013
Facts and figures 2013
DE, EN, FR
free
last edition 2013
Organigram of the EPO
trilingual only
free

last edition 2013

Information on the patent granting procedure
Guide for applicants, Part 1 (14th edition)
DE, EN, FR
free

last edition 2013

Guide for applicants, Part 2 – PCT procedure before the EPO – "Euro-PCT" (6th edition)
DE, EN, FR
free
last edition 2012
National law relating to the EPC (15th edition)
DE, EN, FR
free
last edition 2011
Case law of the EPO boards of appeal (7th edition)
DE, EN, FR
EUR 72 per language
EUR 177 for a full set
(DE + EN + FR)
last edition 2013
Case law of the EPO boards of appeal (special edition of the Official Journal)
trilingual only

EUR 52 for back copies for 2011

EUR 56 for back copies for 2010

EUR 58 for back copies for 2009

EUR 43 for back copies for 2008

EUR 40 for back copies for 2007

EUR 36 for back copies for 1991-2006 (per year)

Official publications
European Patent Convention (15th edition)
trilingual only
EUR 58
last edition 2013
Ancillary Regulations to the European Patent Convention
trilingual only
EUR 76
last edition 2010
Special edition No. 3 OJ EPO 2007 "Revision of the European Patent Convention (EPC 2000) – Update of decisions of the President and notices from the European Patent Office of relevance to patent practitioners"
trilingual only
EUR 36
last edition 2007
Special edition No. 4 OJ EPO 2007 "Revision of the European Patent Convention (EPC 2000) – Synoptic presentation EPC 1973/2000 – Part I: The Articles"
DE, EN
EUR 41
last edition 2007
Special edition No. 5 OJ EPO 2007 "Revision of the European Patent Convention (EPC 2000) – Synoptic presentation EPC 1973/2000 – Part II: The Implementing Regulations"
EN
EUR 44
last edition 2007
Guidelines for Examination in the EPO
DE, EN, FR
EUR 77 per language with ringbinder
last edition 2013
Official Journal of the EPO - hard copy edition[ 1 ]
trilingual only
EUR 20[ 2 ] per issue
EUR 88[ 2 ] annual subscription
EUR 84[ 2 ] for back copies for 2011 and 2012
EUR 75[ 2 ] for back copies for 2010
EUR 73[ 2 ] for back copies for 2009
EUR 54[ 2 ] for back copies for 2008
EUR 70[ 2 ] for back copies for 2007
EUR 51[ 2 ] for back copies for 1978-2006 (per year)
European Patent Bulletin – only available online via the following URL:
trilingual only
free
European patent applications and specifications – only available online via the following URL: www.epo.org/publication-server
free
Directory of professional representatives
trilingual only
free
Other publications of the EPO
Patent Information News (Newsletter)
DE, EN, FR
free subscription, quarterly
Patent information pricelist
trilingual only
free – biannual
Welcome to EPO Online Services
trilingual only
free
last edition 2010
EPO Newsletter
DE, EN, FR
free – bimonthly
Online Filing
trilingual only
free
last edition 2010
Online Fee Payment
trilingual only
free
last edition 2010
PatXML - version 1.3.5.5
DE, EN, FR
free
last edition 2010
European Patent Register
trilingual only
free
last edition 2013
Espacenet
DE, EN, FR
free
last edition 2013
Patent information – products and services
DE, EN, FR
free
last edition 2012
European National Patent Decisions Report
EN
EUR 39
last edition 2004
Patents for software?
DE, EN, FR
free
last edition 2013
Patents on life?
DE, EN, FR
free
last edition 2009
Nanotechnology and patents
EN
free
last edition 2013
Patents and clean energy
EN
free
last edition 2010
Asian patent information services from the EPO
EN
free
last edition 2012

 

 

[ 1 ] From January 2014, the monthly issues will be available online only and free of charge.

[ 2 ] Plus postage.

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