Where the European Patent Office has drawn up an international preliminary examination report, the examination fee shall be reduced by 50%. If the report was established on certain parts of the international application in accordance with Article 34, paragraph 3(c), PCT, the fee shall not be reduced if subject-matter not covered by the report is to be examined.
Date retrieved: 24 November 2017
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EPC Implementing Rules
EPO Guidelines - A Formalities Examination
XGL A X 9.3.2 Reduction of the examination fee where the international preliminary examination report is being drawn up by the EPO
EPO Guide for Applicants, part II Int. - C The EPO as ISA and SISA
EPO Guide for Applicants, part II Int. - D The EPO as an IPEA
EPO Guide for Applicants, part II Int. - E Euro-PCT procedure before the EPO as designated or elected Office
Offical Journal of the EPO
XOJ EPO SE 5/2017, p43 - Annex A.2 to the ADA - Information from the EPO concerning the automatic debiting procedure
XOJ EPO 2014, A23 - Notice from the EPO dated 10 January 2014 concerning amended Rule 6 EPC and Article 14(1) RFees
XOJ EPO 2014, A4 - Decision of the Administrative Council of 13 December 2013 amending Rule 6 of the Implementing Regulations to the European Patent Convention and Article 14(1) of the Rules relating to Fees (CA/D 19/13)