Official Journal January 2014

Citation: A7
Online publication date: 31.1.2014

EUROPEAN PATENT OFFICE


Information from the EPO

Notice from the European Patent Office dated 2 December 2013 concerning forms and publications available from the EPO

An updated list of forms available free of charge from the EPO and a list of selected publications are given below.

The forms and publications can be obtained from the EPO (preferably from Vienna, but also from Munich, The Hague and Berlin). The forms are also available from the central industrial property offices of the EPC contracting states.

An updated version of most of the publications as well as the price list for EPO products and services are also available on the EPO's website (www.epo.org).

Addresses for orders

European Patent Office Munich

Customer Services

80298 MÜNCHEN

Tel. +49 89 2399-450

toll free:

00 800 80 20 20 20

Fax +49 89 2399-4465

support@epo.org

European Patent Office Berlin

Customer Services

10958 BERLIN

Tel. +49 30 25901- 4500

toll free:

00 800 80 20 20 20

Fax +49 30 25901- 840

European Patent Office Rijswijk

Customer Services

Patentlaan 2

Postbus 5818

2280 HV RIJSWIJK

Tel. +31 70 340-4500

toll free:

00 800 80 20 20 20

Fax +31 70 340-3016

European Patent Office Vienna

Customer Services

Postfach 90

1031 WIEN

Tel. +43 1 52126- 4500

toll free:

00 800 80 20 20 20

Fax +43 1 52126-2492

csc@epo.org

The forms may also be obtained from the central industrial property offices of the EPO contracting states or via the EPO website:

www.epo.org/patents/Grant-procedure/Filing-an-application/European-applications/forms.html.

List of forms available free of charge from the EPO

 

EPC proceedings – EPO Form

1001 01.14

Request for grant of a European patent
Notes 05.12

1002 12.07

Designation of inventor

1003 11.11

Authorisation

1004 09.11

General authorisation

1005 01.14

PACE request to the European Patent Office

1009 US 01.12

Participation in the Patent Prosecution Highway (PPH) pilot programme between the USPTO and the EPO based on national work products
Notes 01.12

1009 JP 01.12

Participation in the Patent Prosecution Highway (PPH) pilot programme between the JPO and the EPO based on national work products
Notes 01.12

1009 PCT 01.12

Participation in the Patent Prosecution Highway pilot (PCT-PPH) between the Trilateral Offices programme based on PCT work products
Notes 01.12

1034 04.08

Important deadlines when filing a European patent application

1037 12.07

Acknowledgement of receipt by the European Patent Office of subsequently filed items relating to patent applications/patents

1038 12.07

Letter accompanying subsequently filed items

1140 12.07

Request for the issue of a sample of deposited biological material (Rule 33 EPC)

1141 12.07

Declaration for the purpose of obtaining a sample of deposited biological material
Notes 12.07 (to EPO Forms 1140 and 1141)

1142 12.07

Request for deposited biological material to be made available by issuing a sample to an expert
Notes 12.07

1200 01.14

Entry into the European phase (EPO as designated or elected Office)
Notes 01.12

2300 04.08

Notice of opposition to a European patent
Notes 10.12

2380 12.07

Request for limitation or revocation of a European patent

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Third-party observations form

 

 

PCT proceedings – PCT/EPO Form

RO/101

Request form for an international application according to the PCT (September 2012)
Notes (September 2012)

RO/134

Indications relating to deposited microorganism or other biological material (July 1998 - reprint January 2004)

1032 03.11

Confirmation of an international application filed by fax

IPEA/401

PCT demand for international preliminary examination (Chapter II) (September 2012)
Notes (September 2012)

 

Payments – EPO/PCT Form

1010 09.10

Payment of fees and expenses

RO/101 Annex

Fee calculation sheet (September 2012)
Notes (September 2012)

IPEA/401 Annex

Fee calculation sheet (September 2012)
Notes (September 2012)

 

Other – EPO Form

online

Order for European A and B documents (single sales)

 

List of selected publications of the European Patent Office

General information on the EPO

European patents and the grant procedure 2013
DE, EN, FR
free
last edition 2013

Facts and figures 2013

DE, EN, FR

free

last edition 2013

Organigram of the EPO

trilingual only

free

last edition 2013

Information on the patent granting procedure

Guide for applicants, Part 1 (14th edition)

DE, EN, FR

free

last edition 2013

Guide for applicants, Part 2 – PCT procedure before the EPO – "Euro-PCT" (6th edition)

DE, EN, FR

free

last edition 2012

National law relating to the EPC (15th edition)

DE, EN, FR

free

last edition 2011

Case law of the EPO boards of appeal (7th edition)

DE, EN, FR

EUR 72 per language

EUR 177 for a full set
(DE + EN + FR)

last edition 2013

Case law of the EPO boards of appeal (special edition of the Official Journal)

trilingual only

EUR 52 for back copies for 2011

EUR 56 for back copies for 2010

EUR 58 for back copies for 2009

EUR 43 for back copies for 2008

EUR 40 for back copies for 2007

EUR 36 for back copies for 1991-2006 (per year)

Official publications

European Patent Convention (15th edition)

trilingual only

EUR 58

last edition 2013

Ancillary Regulations to the European Patent Convention

trilingual only

EUR 76

last edition 2010

Special edition No. 3 OJ EPO 2007 "Revision of the European Patent Convention (EPC 2000) – Update of decisions of the President and notices from the European Patent Office of relevance to patent practitioners"

trilingual only

EUR 36

last edition 2007

Special edition No. 4 OJ EPO 2007 "Revision of the European Patent Convention (EPC 2000) – Synoptic presentation EPC 1973/2000 – Part I: The Articles"

DE, EN

EUR 41

last edition 2007

Special edition No. 5 OJ EPO 2007 "Revision of the European Patent Convention (EPC 2000) – Synoptic presentation EPC 1973/2000 – Part II: The Implementing Regulations"

EN

EUR 44

last edition 2007

Guidelines for Examination in the EPO

DE, EN, FR

EUR 77 per language with ringbinder

last edition 2013

Official Journal of the EPO - hard copy edition[ 1 ]

trilingual only

EUR 20[ 2 ] per issue

EUR 88[ 2 ] annual subscription

EUR 84[ 2 ] for back copies for 2011 and 2012

EUR 75[ 2 ] for back copies for 2010

EUR 73[ 2 ] for back copies for 2009

EUR 54[ 2 ] for back copies for 2008

EUR 70[ 2 ] for back copies for 2007

EUR 51[ 2 ] for back copies for 1978-2006 (per year)

European Patent Bulletin – only available online via the following URL:
www.epo.org/patents/patent-information/european-patent-documents/european-patent-bulletin/download.html

trilingual only

free

European patent applications and specifications – only available online via the following URL: www.epo.org/publication-server

free

Directory of professional representatives
www.epo.org/patents/Grant-procedure/representatives.html

trilingual only

free

Other publications of the EPO

Patent Information News (Newsletter)

DE, EN, FR

free subscription, quarterly

Patent information pricelist

trilingual only

free – biannual

Welcome to EPO Online Services

trilingual only

free

last edition 2010

EPO Newsletter

DE, EN, FR

free – bimonthly

Online Filing

trilingual only

free

last edition 2010

Online Fee Payment

trilingual only

free

last edition 2010

PatXML - version 1.3.5.5

DE, EN, FR

free

last edition 2010

European Patent Register

trilingual only

free

last edition 2013

Espacenet

DE, EN, FR

free

last edition 2013

Patent information – products and services

DE, EN, FR

free

last edition 2012

European National Patent Decisions Report

EN

EUR 39

last edition 2004

Patents for software?

DE, EN, FR

free

last edition 2013

Patents on life?

DE, EN, FR

free

last edition 2009

Nanotechnology and patents

EN

free

last edition 2013

Patents and clean energy

EN

free

last edition 2010

Asian patent information services from the EPO

EN

free

last edition 2012

 

 

[ 1 ] From January 2014, the monthly issues will be available online only and free of charge.

[ 2 ] Plus postage.

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