Grouped contents, Year 41, 2018


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ADMINISTRATIVE COUNCIL
Report on the 153rd and 154th meetings of the Administrative Council of the European Patent Organisation (10 and 11 October and 13 and 14 December 2017)A1PDFView
Decision of the Administrative Council of 13 December 2017 amending Rule 51 of the Implementing Regulations to the European Patent Convention (CA/D 13/17) A2PDFView
Decision of the Administrative Council of 13 December 2017 abrogating its decision CA/D 10/05 concerning cases where the search fee for the supplementary European search is to be reduced (CA/D 16/17) A3PDFView
Decision of the Administrative Council of 13 December 2017 amending Articles 2 and 14 of the Rules relating to Fees (CA/D 17/17) A4PDFView
Composition of the Administrative Council of the European Patent Organisation (as at January 2018)A13PDFView
Composition of the Administrative Council of the European Patent Organisation (as at April 2018)A36PDFView
Report on the 156th meeting of the Administrative Council of the European Patent Organisation (27 and 28 June 2018)A55PDFView
Composition of the Administrative Council of the European Patent Organisation (as at July 2018)A56PDFView
Decision of the Administrative Council of 28 June 2018 amending Rule 154(1) of the Implementing Regulations to the European Patent Convention and Article 4 of the Regulation on discipline for professional representatives (CA/D 6/18)A57PDFView
Vacancy notice for the post of Vice-President Directorate-General 1 – Patent Granting ProcessA58PDFView
Vacancy notice for the post of Vice-President Directorate-General 4 – Corporate ServicesA59PDFView
Vacancy notice for the post of Vice-President Directorate-General 5 – Legal/International AffairsA60PDFView
Composition of the Administrative Council of the European Patent Organisation (as at August 2018)A65PDFView
EUROPEAN PATENT OFFICE
Information from the EPO
Notice from the EPO dated 18 December 2017 concerning the reduced fee for appeal (Article 108 EPC) for an appeal filed by a natural person or an entity referred to in Rule 6(4) EPCA5PDFView
List of days in 2018 on which EPO filing offices and national patent authorities of the EPC contracting states are closedA6PDFView
Notice from the European Patent Office dated 18 December 2017 concerning forms and publications available from the EPOA7PDFView
Decision of the President of the European Patent Office dated 14 February 2018 concerning online file inspection of documents contained in the file held by the EPO as receiving Office, International Searching Authority or Authority specified for supplementary searchA14PDFView
Decision of the President of the European Patent Office dated 7 February 2018 fixing the amount of the fee for validating European patents in CambodiaA15PDFView
Validation of European patents in Cambodia (KH) with effect from 1 March 2018A16PDFView
Notice from the European Patent Office dated 30 January 2018 concerning changes to the filing options available in Belgium for European patent applications and international applicationsA17PDFView
Notice from the European Patent Office dated 14 February 2018 concerning the availability of the EPO filing officesA18PDFView
Notice from the EPO dated 18 January 2018 concerning the safeguards available under the EPC and the PCT in case of unavailability of means of electronic communicationA25PDFView
Notice from the European Patent Office dated 22 March 2018 concerning search and examination fees – annex to the notice from the European Patent Office dated 22 March 2018 concerning search and examinationA26PDFView
Notice from the European Patent Office dated 16 March 2018 concerning the closing of the mailroom at its headquarters in MunichA27PDFView
Information for users on the availability of DOCX filing and changes to the filing fee, fee for grant and transmittal feeA28PDFView
Warning - beware of approaches and requests for payment from firms purporting to publish and/or register European or international patent applications and European patentsA29PDFView
Decision of the President of the European Patent Office dated 27 March 2018 implementing Article 12 of the Rules relating to FeesA37PDFView
Decision of the President of the European Patent Office dated 9 May 2018 concerning the electronic filing of documentsA45PDFView
Notice from the European Patent Office dated 9 May 2018 concerning the electronic filing of documentsA46PDFView
IP5 pilot project on collaborative search and examination under the PCTA47PDFView
List of days in 2018 on which EPO filing offices and national patent authorities of the EPC contracting states are closed – corrigendumA51PDFView
New editions of EPO publicationsA52PDFView
Warning – beware of approaches and requests for payment from firms purporting to publish and/or register European or international patent applications and European patentsA66PDFView
Notice from the European Patent Office dated 25 July 2018 concerning the updating of the Guidelines for Examination in the European Patent OfficeA73PDFView
Notice from the European Patent Office dated 22 June 2018 concerning the updating of the Guidelines for Search and Examination at the European Patent Office as PCT Authority (PCT-EPO Guidelines)A74PDFView
Entrance to the new building of the European Patent Office in The Hague – information for visitors and parties attending oral proceedingsA75PDFView
Decision of the President of the European Patent Office dated 18 October 2018 on the filing of priority documentsA78PDFView
Notice from the European Patent Office dated 18 October 2018 concerning priority document exchange via the WIPO Digital Access Service (DAS)A79PDFView
Notice from the European Patent Office dated 12 October 2018 concerning updated Forms 1001 (request for grant) and 1200 (entry into the European phase)A80PDFView
Notice from the European Patent Office dated 5 October 2018 concerning the days on which EPO filing offices are closed in 2019A81PDFView
Notice from the European Patent Office dated 4 October 2018 concerning the situation in the USA, the Philippines, Hong Kong SAR, China, Indonesia and Japan after the hurricanes and the earthquake between 15 September and 1 October 2018A82PDFView
Decision of the President of the European Patent Office dated 15 November 2018 concerning the electronic filing of priority documentsA93PDFView
Notice from the European Patent Office dated 15 November 2018 concerning the electronic filing of priority documentsA94PDFView
IP5 pilot project on collaborative search and examination under the PCT – acceptance of international applications filed in French or GermanA95PDFView
Updated notice from the European Patent Office dated 15 November 2018 concerning interviews and oral proceedings to be held as a video-conferenceA96PDFView
Registration of European patents (UK) in crown dependencies, UK overseas territories and Commonwealth countriesA97PDFView
European Patent Convention: HTML versionA98PDFView
Representation
List of professional representatives before the EPOA8PDFView
List of professional representatives before the EPOA19PDFView
Announcement of the European qualifying examination 2019A30PDFView
List of professional representatives before the EPOA31PDFView
List of professional representatives before the EPOA38PDFView
CEIPI seminars for the EQE pre-examination 2019A39PDFView
CEIPI European qualifying examination 2019 ("main examination")A40PDFView
CEIPI/epi Basic training in European patent lawA41PDFView
List of professional representatives before the EPOA48PDFView
List of professional representatives before the EPOA53PDFView
List of professional representatives before the EPOA61PDFView
European qualifying examination – Examination Board for the European qualifying examination – Examination resultsA67PDFView
List of professional representatives before the EPOA68PDFView
List of professional representatives before the EPOA76PDFView
List of professional representatives before the EPOA83PDFView
Notice from the Examination Secretariat for the European qualifying examination – Compulsory registration prior to first-time enrolment to the EQEA99PDFView
List of professional representatives before the EPOA100PDFView
Fees
Guidance for the payment of fees, expenses and pricesA9PDFView
Guidance for the payment of fees, expenses and pricesA20PDFView
Guidance for the payment of fees, expenses and prices applicable as from 1 April 2018A32PDFView
Guidance for the payment of fees, expenses and pricesA42PDFView
Guidance for the payment of fees, expenses and pricesA49PDFView
Guidance for the payment of fees, expenses and pricesA54PDFView
Guidance for the payment of fees, expenses and pricesA62PDFView
Guidance for the payment of fees, expenses and pricesA69PDFView
Guidance for the payment of fees, expenses and pricesA77PDFView
Guidance for the payment of fees, expenses and pricesA84PDFView
Fees for international applications: new equivalent amountsA101PDFView
Guidance for the payment of fees, expenses and pricesA102PDFView
BOARDS OF APPEAL
Delegation of functions and powers from the President of the European Patent Office to the President of the Boards of AppealA63PDFView
Decision of the Enlarged Board of Appeal dated 18 December 2017 – G 1/16A70PDFView
Communication from the Enlarged Board of Appeal concerning case G 1/18A71PDFView
Decision of the President of the Boards of Appeal of 24 September 2018 designating the deputy of the President of the Boards of AppealA85PDFView
INFORMATION FROM THE CONTRACTING STATES/ EXTENSION AND VALIDATION STATES
AL Albania
New fee rates - Payment of patent feesA86PDFView
BG Bulgaria
New fee rates - Payment of patent feesA21PDFView
CY Cyprus
Payment of patent feesA87PDFView
FR France
Payment of renewal fees for patentsA103PDFView
GB United Kingdom
New fee rates - Payment of patent feesA33PDFView
Payment of national patent fees – corrigendumA43PDFView
GR Greece
Payment of patent feesA88PDFView
HR Croatia
Payment of feesA10PDFView
IS Iceland
Payment of patent feesA89PDFView
LT Lithuania
Change of contact details - Payment of patent feesA90PDFView
MC Monaco
New fee ratesA11PDFView
MT Malta
Change of contact detailsA91PDFView
NO Norway
Change of postal addressA50PDFView
PT Portugal
New fee ratesA64PDFView
RS Serbia
New fee ratesA92PDFView
SE Sweden
New fee ratesA34PDFView
SK Slovakia
New fee ratesA22PDFView
TR Turkey
New fee ratesA12PDFView
Validation states
MA Morocco: new fee ratesA23PDFView
INTERNATIONAL TREATIES
Synopsis of the territorial field of application of international patent treatiesA44PDFView
PCT
Agreement between the EPO and WIPO under the PCT – Annex AA24PDFView
Agreement between the EPO and WIPO under the PCT – Annex DA35PDFView


Supplementary publications


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SUPPLEMENTARY PUBLICATION 1
Information from the Boards of Appeal Presidium, business distribution and texts relating to the proceedings
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SUPPLEMENTARY PUBLICATION 2
Schedule of fees and expenses applicable as from 1 April 2018
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SUPPLEMENTARY PUBLICATION 3
EPO Boards of Appeal Case Law 2017
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