Documentation on the EPC revision 2000

The European Patent Convention as revised by the Act revising the EPC of 29 November 2000 entered into force on 13 December 2007. Upon entry into force of the revised text of the Convention, the text valid until that time (the "EPC 1973") ceased to apply (cf. Article 8(2) Revision Act).

The following pages provide a complete collection of the official documents related to the revision process.