Rule 73[ 97 ]
Content and form of the specification

The specification of the European patent shall include the description, the claims and any drawings. It shall also indicate the period for opposing the European patent.  
The President of the European Patent Office shall determine the form of the publication of the specification and the data to be included. 
The designated Contracting States shall be indicated in the specification. 
See decisions of the President of the EPO of 12.07.2007 concerning the form of publication of European patent applications, European search reports and European patent specifications (Special edition No. 3, OJ EPO 2007, D.3) and on the summary listing of references cited by the applicant in European patent applications and European patent specifications (Special edition No. 3, OJ EPO 2007, D.4).

Art. 98, 99
R. 74, 87

Cross-reference list
EPC EPC 1973
R. 73R. 53

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