Language of the request for unitary effect

Requests for unitary effect must be filed in the language of the proceedings within the meaning of Article 14(3) EPC (Rule 6(2) UPR; Article 9(1)(g) Regulation (EU) No 1257/2012). If the request is filed using Online Filing (eOLF) or new online filing (CMS), this language requirement will be satisfied automatically. If filing by postal services, fax or via web-form filing, it is recommended that you use trilingual EPO Form 7000 to be sure you meet this requirement. For more detailed explanations of the applicable language rules, see points 123 to 125 below.

Quick Navigation