Official Journal July 2019

Citation: A66
Online publication date: 31.7.2019

EUROPEAN PATENT OFFICE


Representation

Decision of the Supervisory Board amending Rule 25 of the Implementing provisions to the Regulation on the European qualifying examination for professional representatives

The Supervisory Board,

Having regard to the Regulation on the European qualifying examination for professional representatives which entered into force on 1 January 2009 (Supplementary publication 2, OJ EPO 2019), and in particular Article 3, paragraph 7, thereof,

has decided as follows:

Article 1

Paragraph 3 of Rule 25 of the Implementing provisions to the Regulation on the European qualifying examination (IPREE) shall be amended as follows:

"(3) Candidates are expected to put themselves in the position of the representative and, using only the information provided by the client, prepare a notice of opposition which when typed would be ready for filing."

Article 2

Rule 25 IPREE as amended under Article 1 of this decision shall enter into force with immediate effect.

Done at Munich, 26 June 2019

For the Supervisory Board

The Chairman

Fritz SCHWEINZER

 

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