Rule 156 – Information to the public in the event of conversion - The European Patent Convention, Implementing Regulations – to the Convention on the Grant of European Patents, Part VIII – Implementing Regulations to Part VIII of the Convention
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The documents accompanying the request for conversion under Rule 155, paragraph 2, shall be made available to the public by the central industrial property office under the same conditions and to the same extent as documents relating to national proceedings.
The printed specification of the national patent resulting from the conversion of a European patent application shall mention that application.