Contracting state

United Kingdom

1

Provisional protection under Art. 67 EPC

 

Yes (Art. 67(1) EPC)


Sect. 78(1), (2), (3)(d), 69 PA

2

Rights conferred

 

Damages; court proceed­ings may only be brought after grant of the patent


Sect. 69 PA (see also Sect. 62 PA regarding innocent infringers)

3

Translation of the claims necessary pursuant to Art. 67(3) EPC?

 

Yes


Sect. 78(7), (8) PA
R. 56 PR

4

When does the right referred to in section 1 arise if a translation pursuant to Art. 67(3) EPC is necessary?

 

When the translation of the claims is made available to the public in accordance with table III.B, section 5, or communicated to the user


Sect. 78(7) PA

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