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§ 66e PL


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


If the Enlarged Board of Appeal of the EPO sets aside a decision of an EPO Board of Appeal to revoke a patent, the renewal fees for any fee years that commenced after the Board of Appeal's decision and up to the date of the Enlarged Board of Appeal's decision fall due 2 months after the date of the latter decision.


Beginning of period / due date


2 months

§ 66e PL


Payment of fees with surcharge

(a) duration

(b) surcharge


(a) 6 months from due date

(b) NOK 700


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