Contracting state

Belgium

1

Contracting state to the London Agree­ment on the application of Art. 65 EPC?

 

Yes

Official language in common with one of the official languages of the EPO.


Art. 1(1) London Agreement
Art. XI.83(1) ELC
Art. 3(1) Law of 21.4.07
Art. 5(1) Law of 8.7.77

2

Translation requirements

 

No translation required under Art. 65(1) EPC.

3

Must a national professional representative be appointed?

 

n/a

4

Period for filing the translation

 

n/a

5

(a) Special fee payable?

(b) If so, when due?

 

n/a

6

(a) Must a form be used?

(b) No. of copies to be filed

 

n/a

7

Manner and form in which the translation is made available to the public

 

n/a

8

Correction of translation

(a) permitted?

(b) Special fee payable?

 

n/a

9

Special features

 

For European patents granted in English in respect of which the mention of grant, maintenance in amended form or limitation is published in the European Patent Bulletin before 1 January 2017, a translation of the specification into Dutch, French or German must still be supplied in accordance with Article 65(1) EPC.


Art. 94 Law of 29.6.16

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