Contracting state

Switzerland / Liechtenstein

Contracting state

No specific provisions, but proprietor may pay renewal fees retroactively within 6 months of the date of notification of the Enlarged Board's decision to re-open the appeal proceedings

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Period for retroactive payment of renewal fees which would have become due during the period between revocation of the patent and re-opening of the proceedings before the boards of appeal

3 months (without surcharge)


 

Analogous application of Art. 41 PA
Art. 18, 118a PO

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Beginning of period / due date

From date of notification of the Enlarged Board's decision


 

Analogous application of Art. 41 PA
Art. 18, 118a PO

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Payment of fees with surcharge

(a) duration

(b) surcharge

(a) From end of 3rd month to end of 6th month after the due date

(b) CHF 50


 

Analogous applica­tion of Art. 41 PA and Art. 18, 118a PO

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