Unless this Convention or national laws provide otherwise, the European Patent Office and the courts or authorities of Contracting States shall on request give assistance to each other by communicating information or opening files for inspection. Where the European Patent Office makes files available for inspection by courts, Public Prosecutors' Offices or central industrial property offices, the inspection shall not be subject to the restrictions laid down in Article 128.
Date retrieved: 24 November 2017
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EPC Implementing Rules
XR.148 EPC Communications between the European Patent Office and the authorities of the Contracting States
EPO Guidelines - E General Procedural Matters
Offical Journal of the EPO
XOJ EPO SE 1/2017, p127 - XIV.3 - Regulation on discipline for professional representatives (OJ EPO 1978, 91, OJ EPO 2008, 14)
XOJ EPO SE 1/2017, p74 - VII.5 - Compensation and fees payable to witnesses and experts (OJ EPO 1983, 100) [ 1 ]