Resumption after final decision in entitlement proceedings 

Grant proceedings will be resumed where evidence is provided that a final decision within the meaning of Art. 61(1) has been taken, unless a new European patent application under Art. 61(1)(b) has been filed for all the designated contracting states. If the decision is in favour of the third party, the proceedings may not be resumed earlier than three months after the decision has become final, unless the third party requests the resumption.

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