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For the calculation of the six-month period referred to in Article 55(1) EPC, the relevant date is the date of the actual filing of the European patent application; the date of priority is not to be taken account of in calculating this period.

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Keywords: Admissibility of referral - significance of the point of law in the appeal proceedings (yes)
Calculation of the six-month period under Art. 55 EPC - relevant date - date of actual filing of the application

References: EPC 1973 Art 54(2) / EPC 1973 Art 54(3) / EPC 1973 Art 55(1)(a) / EPC 1973 Art 56 / EPC 1973 Art 89 / EPC 1973 Art 112(1)(a) / EPC 1973 R 23 /

Source: http://archive.epo.org/dg3/bib/g980003.htm

Date retrieved: 8 October 2014

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