Article 125 – Reference to general principles - The European Patent Convention, Convention on the Grant of European Patents – (European Patent Convention), Part VII – Common provisions, Chapter I – Common provisions governing procedure

Article 125[ 146 ]
Reference to general principles

In the absence of procedural provisions in this Convention, the European Patent Office shall take into account the principles of procedural law generally recognised in the Contracting States. 
 
See decisions of the Enlarged Board of Appeal G 1/99, G 3/04 (Annex I).

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