Contracting state

United Kingdom


Provisional protection under Art. 67 EPC


Yes (Art. 67(1) EPC)

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


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)


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



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


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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