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Plurality of inventions and further search fees 
II.B.6. Plurality of inventions and further search fees 

If the search division or the ISA raises an objection of lack of unity, a further search fee is payable under R. 64(1) EPC (R. 46(1) EPC 1973) or Art. 17(3)(a) PCT, respectively, for each additional invention to be covered by the second report (for Euro-PCT applications in the European phase, see in this chapiter II.B.6.2). If the fee is paid in due time applicants may select the single invention or group of inventions which they wish to retain in the (main) application.

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