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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


2 months

Art. II § 7(2) LIPC
§ 7(1) LPF


Beginning of period / due date


From date of notification of the Enlarged Board's decision to set aside board's decision

Art. II § 7(2) LIPC


Payment of fees with surcharge

(a) duration

(b) surcharge


(a) Until end of 6th month after the due date

(b) EUR 50

Art. II § 7(2) LIPC
§ 7(1) 2nd sentence LPF
Fee Schedule LPF


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