Article 119[ 137 ], [ 138 ]

Decisions, summonses, notices and communications shall be notified by the European Patent Office of its own motion in accordance with the Implementing Regulations. Notification may, where exceptional circumstances so require, be effected through the intermediary of the central industrial property offices of the Contracting States. 
Amended by the Act revising the European Patent Convention of 29.11.2000. 
See decision of the President of the EPO of 11.03.2015 concerning the pilot project to introduce new means of electronic communication in EPO proceedings (OJ EPO 2015, A28) and notice from the EPO of 04.09.2014 concerning the use of an address for correspondence (OJ EPO 2014, A99).

R. 112, 125-130

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