See ISPE Guidelines 9.11 to ISPE Guidelines 9.14. However, under the Agreement between the EPO and WIPO these fall within the EPO's discretion to exclude matter which would be excluded under Art. 52(2)(d) and Art. 52(3) EPC. Section GL/EPO G‑II, 3.7, in the Guidelines for Examination in the EPO applies mutatis mutandis.