Official Journal index, Year 39, 2016


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EUROPEAN PATENT ORGANISATION
Belgium dispenses with the translation requirements under Article 65 EPCA99PDFView
ADMINISTRATIVE COUNCIL
Report on the 146th meeting of the Administrative Council of the European Patent Organisation (16 and 17 December 2015)A1PDFView
Decision of the Administrative Council of 16 December 2015 reducing the fee for the supplementary European search where the international search report or supplementary international search report was drawn up by the Austrian Patent Office, the Finnish Patent and Registration Office, the Spanish Patent and Trademark Office, the Swedish Patent and Registration Office, the Nordic Patent Institute or the Visegrad Patent Institute (CA/D 8/15) A2PDFView
Decision of the Administrative Council of 16 December 2015 amending Article 2 of the Rules relating to Fees and adjusting the amount of the reduction in the fee for the supplementary European search where the international or supplementary international search report was drawn up by one of the European International Searching Authorities (CA/D 12/15) A3PDFView
Composition of the Administrative Council of the European Patent Organisation (as at February 2016)A13PDFView
Composition of the Administrative Council of the European Patent Organisation (as at June 2016)A47PDFView
Decision of the Administrative Council of 29 June 2016 amending Article 11 of the Rules relating to Fees (CA/D 4/16) A48PDFView
Report on the 148th meeting of the Administrative Council of the European Patent Organisation (29 and 30 June 2016)A60PDFView
Composition of the Administrative Council of the European Patent Organisation (as at September 2016)A73PDFView
Decision of the Administrative Council of 30 June 2016 amending the Implementing Regulations to the European Patent Convention (CA/D 6/16) A100PDFView
Decision of the Administrative Council of 30 June 2016 setting up a Boards of Appeal Committee and adopting its Regulations (CA/D 7/16) A101PDFView
Decision of the Administrative Council of 14 December 2016 amending Rules 51 and 162 of the Implementing Regulations to the European Patent Convention (CA/D 17/16) A102PDFView
SELECT COMMITTEE OF THE ADMINISTRATIVE COUNCIL
Decision of the Select Committee of the Administrative Council of 15 December 2015 adopting the Rules relating to Unitary Patent Protection (SC/D 1/15)A39PDFView
Decision of the Select Committee of the Administrative Council of 15 December 2015 adopting the Rules relating to Fees for Unitary Patent Protection (SC/D 2/15)A40PDFView
Decision of the Select Committee of the Administrative Council of 15 December 2015 adopting the Budgetary and Financial Rules (SC/D 3/15)A41PDFView
EUROPEAN PATENT OFFICE
Information from the EPO
Decision of the President of the European Patent Office dated 16 December 2015 revising the fee for an international-type searchA4PDFView
Validation of European patents in Morocco (MA)A5PDFView
List of days in 2016 on which EPO filing offices and national patent authorities of the EPC contracting states are closedA6PDFView
Notice from the European Patent Office dated 15 December 2015 concerning forms and publications available from the EPOA7PDFView
Decision of the President of the European Patent Office dated 3 February 2016 revising point 5.3 of the Arrangements for deposit accountsA14PDFView
Events: Search Matters and Examination Matters 2016A15PDFView
Decision of the President of the European Patent Office dated 10 February 2016 exempting applicants claiming the priority of a first filing made in Spain from filing a copy of the search results under Rule 141(1) EPC – utilisation schemeA18PDFView
Notice from the European Patent Office dated 10 February 2016 concerning exemption under Rule 141(2) EPC from filing a copy of the search results – utilisation schemeA19PDFView
Notice from the European Patent Office dated 15 February 2016 concerning search and examination fees Annex to the notice from the European Patent Office dated 15 February 2016 concerning search and examination fees A20PDFView
Notice from the European Patent Office dated 8 March 2016 concerning amendment of the signature requirements in online filingA21PDFView
Notice from the European Patent Office dated 9 March 2016 concerning amended Rule 82 EPCA22PDFView
Warning – beware of approaches and requests for payment from firms purporting to publish and/or register European or international patent applications and European patentsA23PDFView
Notice from the European Patent Office dated 27 April 2016 concerning the situation in Japan and Ecuador after the earthquakes on 14 and 16 April 2016A31PDFView
Notice from the EPO concerning the opposition procedure as from 1 July 2016A42PDFView
Information from the EPO on streamlined opposition proceedingsA43PDFView
Request for participation in the Patent Prosecution Highway pilot programmeA44PDFView
Notice from the European Patent Office dated 30 June 2016 concerning refunds of the examination fee (Article 11 of the Rules relating to Fees)A49PDFView
16th edition of the European Patent ConventionA50PDFView
Notice from the European Patent Office concerning publication of the "Ancillary Regulations to the European Patent Convention" – 2016 editionA51PDFView
New edition of publications of the EPOA52PDFView
Case law of the boards of appeal of the European Patent Office – 8th editionA53PDFView
Patent Prosecution Highway pilot programme between the European Patent Office and IP Australia based on PCT and national work productsA54PDFView
Corrigendum, OJ EPO May 2016 (A42)A55PDFView
Warning - beware of approaches and requests for payment from firms purporting to publish and/or register European or international patent applications and European patentsA61PDFView
Notice from the European Patent Office dated 2 August 2016 concerning the handling of enquiries as to the processing of filesA66PDFView
Validation of European patents in the Republic of MoldovaA67PDFView
Patent Prosecution Highway pilot programme between the European Patent Office and the Intellectual Property Office of Singapore based on PCT and national work productsA68PDFView
Notice from the President of the European Patent Office dated 21 July 2016 concerning the days on which EPO filing offices are closed in 2017A74PDFView
Patent Prosecution Highway pilot programme between the European Patent Office and the Superintendence of Industry and Commerce of Colombia based on PCT and national work productsA75PDFView
Notice from the European Patent Office dated 2 September 2016 concerning updating of the Guidelines for Examination in the European Patent OfficeA76PDFView
Notice from the European Patent Office dated 1 September 2016 concerning the publication of Guidelines for Search and Examination at the European Patent Office as PCT Authority (PCT-EPO Guidelines)A77PDFView
Notice from the European Patent Office dated 23 September 2016 concerning the online filing of subsequently filed documents under the PCT, including the demand under PCT Chapter IIA78PDFView
Decision of the President of the European Patent Office dated 29 September 2016 revising points 5.3 and 7 of the Arrangements for deposit accounts (ADA)A83PDFView
Notice from the European Patent Office dated 29 September 2016 concerning improvements and changes to fee payment via deposit accountsA84PDFView
Notice from the European Patent Office dated 19 October 2016 concerning amended Rule 147 EPCA90PDFView
Notice from the European Patent Office dated 16 December 2016 concerning amendments to Rules 51(2) and 162(2) EPCA103PDFView
Notice from the European Patent Office dated 24 November 2016 concerning the staying of proceedings due to the Commission Notice on certain articles of Directive 98/44/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 6 July 1998 on the legal protection of biotechnological inventionsA104PDFView
Notice from the European Patent Office dated 29 November 2016 concerning the staying of proceedings due to referral G 1/16A105PDFView
Patent Prosecution Highway pilot programme between the IP5 Offices based on PCT and national work productsA106PDFView
Events: Search Matters 2017A107PDFView
Representation
List of professional representatives before the EPOA8PDFView
List of professional representatives before the EPOA16PDFView
Announcement of the European qualifying examination 2017 Pre-examination and main examinationA24PDFView
List of professional representatives before the EPOA25PDFView
List of professional representatives before the EPOA32PDFView
CEIPI seminars for the EQE pre-examination 2017A33PDFView
CEIPI - European qualifying examination 2017 ("main examination")A34PDFView
CEIPI/epi - Basic training in European patent lawA35PDFView
List of professional representatives before the EPOA45PDFView
List of professional representatives before the EPOA56PDFView
List of professional representatives before the EPOA62PDFView
List of professional representatives before the EPOA69PDFView
List of professional representatives before the EPOA79PDFView
List of professional representatives before the EPOA85PDFView
European qualifying examination - Examination Board for the European qualifying examination - Examination resultsA91PDFView
List of professional representatives before the EPOA92PDFView
Internship for patent professionals - Praktika Intern 2017 – working with examinersA93PDFView
Notice of the Examination Secretariat of the European qualifying examination - Registration pursuant to Rule 28 of the Implementing provisions to the Regulation on the European qualifying examinationA108PDFView
List of professional representatives before the EPOA109PDFView
Fees
Guidance for the payment of fees, expenses and pricesA9PDFView
Guidance for the payment of fees, expenses and pricesA17PDFView
Guidance for the payment of fees, expenses and prices applicable as from 1 April 2016A26PDFView
Guidance for the payment of fees, expenses and pricesA36PDFView
Guidance for the payment of fees, expenses and pricesA46PDFView
Guidance for the payment of fees, expenses and pricesA57PDFView
Guidance for the payment of fees, expenses and pricesA63PDFView
Guidance for the payment of fees, expenses and pricesA70PDFView
Guidance for the payment of fees, expenses and pricesA80PDFView
Guidance for the payment of fees, expenses and pricesA86PDFView
Guidance for the payment of fees, expenses and pricesA94PDFView
Guidance for the payment of fees, expenses and pricesA110PDFView
Fees for international applications: no changes to the equivalent amountsA111PDFView
BOARDS OF APPEAL
Decision of the Enlarged Board of Appeal dated 25 March 2015 G 2/12A27PDFView
Decision of the Enlarged Board of Appeal dated 25 March 2015  G 2/13A28PDFView
Index of published decisions of the boards of appeal and the Enlarged Board of Appeal (as at 31.08.2016)A71PDFView
Interlocutory decision of Technical Board of Appeal 3.3.06 dated 17 July 2015 - T 557/13A87PDFView
Decision of the Enlarged Board of Appeal dated 19 November 2015 - G 1/14A95PDFView
Communication from the Enlarged Board of Appeal concerning case G 1/16A96PDFView
Index of published decisions of the boards of appeal and the Enlarged Board of Appeal (as at 31.10.2016)A112PDFView
INFORMATION FROM THE CONTRACTING STATES/ EXTENSION AND VALIDATION STATES
ES Spain
Payment of feesA37PDFView
HU Hungary
HU Hungary Change of addressA29PDFView
IS Iceland
New fee ratesA97PDFView
IT Italy
Payment of patent feesA81PDFView
Payment of national patent fees – CorrigendumA88PDFView
LV Latvia
New fee ratesA10PDFView
MC Monaco
MC Monaco Payment of feesA58PDFView
NL Netherlands
Payment of feesA89PDFView
PT Portugal
New fee ratesA64PDFView
RO Romania
New fee ratesA113PDFView
RS Serbia
New fee ratesA98PDFView
SK Slovakia
Payment of feesA11PDFView
SM San Marino
SM San Marino Payment of feesA59PDFView
TR Turkey
New fee ratesA12PDFView
INTERNATIONAL TREATIES
Synopsis of the territorial field of application of international patent treatiesA38PDFView
PCT
Agreement between the EPO and WIPO under the PCT – Annex CA30PDFView
Accession to the PCT by Kuwait (KW)A65PDFView
Accession to the PCT by Djibouti (DJ)A72PDFView
Accession to the PCT by Cambodia (KH)A82PDFView


Supplementary publications


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SUPPLEMENTARY PUBLICATION 1
Supplementary publication – Official Journal EPO 1/2016
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SUPPLEMENTARY PUBLICATION 2
Official Journal Supplementary publication – Official Journal EPO 2/2016
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SUPPLEMENTARY PUBLICATION 3
Annual report of the Boards of Appeal of the European Patent Office 2015
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SUPPLEMENTARY PUBLICATION 4
Ancillary Regulations to the European Patent Convention 2016 edition
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