Official Journal April 2022

Citation: A40
Online publication date: 29.4.2022

SELECT COMMITTEE OF THE ADMINISTRATIVE COUNCIL

Decision of the Select Committee of the Administrative Council of 23 March 2022 amending Rule 16 of the Rules relating to Unitary Patent Protection (SC/D 1/22)

THE SELECT COMMITTEE OF THE ADMINISTRATIVE COUNCIL OF THE EUROPEAN PATENT ORGANISATION,

Having regard to Regulations (EU) No 1257/2012 and No 1260/2012,

Having regard to Rule 2(1)(a) of the Rules relating to Unitary Patent Protection,

HAS DECIDED AS FOLLOWS:

Article 1

Rule 16(1) of the Rules relating to Unitary Patent Protection shall be amended as follows:

Subparagraph (w) shall read as follows:

"information regarding a place of business of the applicant on the date of filing of the application for the European patent pursuant to Article 7, paragraph 1(b), Regulation (EU) No 1257/2012, which may be provided by the proprietor of the European patent together with the request for unitary effect referred to in Rule 6;".

Article 2

Rule 16 of the Rules relating to Unitary Patent Protection as amended under Article 1 of this decision shall enter into force on the date of application of Regulations (EU) No 1257/2012 and No 1260/2012 in accordance with Article 18, paragraph 2, of Regulation (EU) No 1257/2012 and Article 7, paragraph 2, of Regulation (EU) No 1260/2012.

Done at Munich, 23 March 2022

For the Select Committee of the Administrative Council

The Chairperson

Jérôme DEBRULLE

 

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