Dispensing with the supplementary European search report 

According to decisions taken by the Administrative Council, no supplementary European search report is drawn up in respect of an international application for which:

the EPO was the International Searching Authority or the Supplementary International Searching Authority (OJ EPO 2009, 594; OJ EPO 2010, 316);
the Swedish Patent and Registration Office, the Austrian Patent Office or the Spanish Patent and Trademark Office was the International Searching Authority and where the international application was filed before 1 July 2005 (OJ EPO 1979, 248; OJ EPO 1995, 511; OJ EPO 2012, 212 and 219).

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