Decision of the President of the European Patent Office dated 8 January 2014 concerning the information given in the European Patent Register
Further to the decision dated 9 December 2010 concerning the information given in the European Patent Register[ 1 ], and having regard to Rule 143(2) EPC, the President of the European Patent Office has decided as follows:
The date of despatch of the examining division’s first communication in respect of the earliest application for which such communication has been issued will no longer be entered in the European Patent Register if this communication is issued on or after 1 April 2014.
The information on the communications issued before that date will continue to be displayed.
This decision shall enter into force on 1 April 2014.
Done at Munich, 8 January 2014
[ 1 ] See OJ EPO 2011, 110.