Rule 165[ 194 ]
The Euro-PCT application as conflicting application under Article 54, paragraph 3

A Euro-PCT application shall be considered as comprised in the state of the art under Article 54, paragraph 3, if in addition to the conditions laid down in Article 153, paragraph 3 or 4, the filing fee under Rule 159, paragraph 1(c) has been paid.


See notice from the EPO of 21.06.2021 on the information published in the European Patent Bulletin concerning Euro-PCT applications fulfilling the requirements of Rule 165 EPC and comprised in the state of the art under Article 54(3) EPC (OJ EPO 2021, A51).
Cross-reference list
EPC EPC 1973
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