OJ EPO 2015, A10 - Notice from the European Patent Office dated 10 December 2014 concerning forms and publications available from the EPO

An updated list of forms available free of charge from the EPO and a list of selected publications are given below.

The forms and publications can be obtained from the EPO (preferably from Vienna, but also from Munich, The Hague and Berlin). The forms are also available from the central industrial property offices of the EPC contracting states.

An updated version of most of the publications as well as the price list for EPO products and services are also available on the EPO's website ( www.epo.org ).

Addresses for orders

European Patent Office Munich

Customer Services

80298 MÜNCHEN

Tel. +49 89 2399-4500

toll free:

00 800 80 20 20 20

Fax +49 89 2399-4465

support@epo.org

European Patent Office Berlin

Customer Services

10958 BERLIN

Tel. +49 30 25901- 4500

toll free:

00 800 80 20 20 20

Fax +49 30 25901- 840

European Patent Office Rijswijk

Customer Services

Patentlaan 2

Postbus 5818

2280 HV RIJSWIJK

Tel. +31 70 340-4500

toll free:

00 800 80 20 20 20

Fax +31 70 340-3016

European Patent Office Vienna

Customer Services

Postfach 90

1031 WIEN

Tel. +43 1 52126- 4500

toll free:

00 800 80 20 20 20

Fax +43 1 52126-2492

csc@epo.org

The forms may also be obtained from the central industrial property offices of the EPO contracting states or via the EPO website:

www.epo.org/applying/forms-fees/forms.html

List of forms available free of charge from the EPO

 

EPC proceedings – EPO Forms

1001 04.14

Request for grant of a European patent
Notes 11.14

1002 12.07

Designation of inventor

1003 11.11

Authorisation

1004 09.11

General authorisation

1005 12.07

PACE request to the European Patent Office

1009 01.15

Request for participation in the Patent Prosecution Highway pilot programme

Notes 01.15

1011 04.14

Declaration for SMEs, natural persons, non-profit organisations, universities and public research organisations for the purpose of fee reductions under Rule 6 EPC

1034 04.08

Important deadlines when filing a European patent application

1037 12.07

Acknowledgement of receipt by the European Patent Office of subsequently filed items relating to patent applications/patents

1038 12.07

Letter accompanying subsequently filed items

1140 12.07

Request for the issue of a sample of deposited biological material (Rule 33 EPC)

1141 12.07

Declaration for the purpose of obtaining a sample of deposited biological material
Notes 12.07 (to EPO Forms 1140 and 1141)

1142 12.07

Request for deposited biological material to be made available by issuing a sample to an expert
Notes 12.07

1200 04.14

Entry into the European phase (EPO as designated or elected Office)
Notes 11.14

2300 11.14

Notice of opposition to a European patent
Notes 11.14

2380 12.07

Request for limitation or revocation of a European patent

Third-party observations form

 

PCT proceedings – PCT/EPO Forms

RO/101

Request form for an international application according to the PCT (September 2012)
Notes (September 2012)

RO/134

Indications relating to deposited microorganism or other biological material (July 1998 - reprint January 2004)

1032 03.11

Confirmation of an international application filed by fax

IPEA/401

PCT demand for international preliminary examination (Chapter II) (January 2015)
Notes (January 2015)

 

Payments – EPO/PCT Forms

1010 04.14

Payment of fees and expenses

RO/101 Anhang/ Annex/Annexe

Fee calculation sheet (September 2012)
Notes (September 2012)

IPEA/401 Anhang/ Annex/Annexe

Fee calculation sheet (January 2015)
Notes (January 2015)

 

Other – EPO Forms

online/en ligne

Order for European A and B documents (single sales)

List of selected publications of the European Patent Office

General information on the EPO

European patents and the grant procedure 2013

DE, EN, FR

free

last edition 2013

Facts and figures 2014

DE, EN, FR

Free

last edition 2014

Information on the patent granting procedure

Guide for applicants, Part 1 (14th edition)

DE, EN, FR

free

last edition 2013

Guide for applicants, Part 2 – PCT procedure before the EPO – "Euro-PCT" (7th edition)

DE, EN, FR

free

last edition 2014

National law relating to the EPC (16th edition)

DE, EN, FR

free

last edition 2013

Case law of the EPO boards of appeal (7th edition)

DE, EN, FR

EUR 78 per language

EUR 183 for a full set
(DE + EN + FR)

last edition 2013

Case law of the EPO boards of appeal (special edition of the Official Journal)

trilingual only

EUR 64 for back copies for 2012/2013

EUR 52 for back copies for 2011

EUR 56 for back copies for 2010

EUR 58 for back copies for 2009

EUR 43 for back copies for 2008

EUR 40 for back copies for 2007

EUR 36 for back copies for 1991-2006 (per year)

Official publications

European Patent Convention (15th edition)

trilingual only

EUR 82

last edition 2013

Ancillary Regulations to the European Patent Convention

trilingual only

EUR 76

last edition 2010

Special edition No. 3 OJ EPO 2007 "Revision of the European Patent Co nvention (EPC 2000) – Update of decisions of the President and notices from the European Patent Office of relevance to patent practitioners"

trilingual only

EUR 36

last edition 2007

Special edition No. 4 OJ EPO 2007 "Revision of the European Patent Convention (EPC 2000) – Synoptic presentation EPC 1973/2000 – Part I: The Articles"

DE, EN, FR

EUR 41

last edition 2007

Special edition No. 5 OJ EPO 2007 "Revision of the European Patent Convention (EPC 2000) – Synoptic presentation EPC 1973/2000 – Part II: The Implementing Regulations"

DE, EN, FR

EUR 44

last edition 2007

Guidelines for Examination in the EPO

DE, EN, FR

EUR 80 per language with ringbinder

last edition 2014

Official Journal of the EPO - hard copy edition [ 1 ]

trilingual only

EUR 20 [ 2 ] per issue

EUR 88 [ 2 ] annual subscription

EUR 84 [ 2 ] for back copies for 2011 and 2012

EUR 75 [ 2 ] for back copies for 2010

EUR 73 [ 2 ] for back copies for 2009

EUR 54 [ 2 ] for back copies for 2008

EUR 70 [ 2 ] for back copies for 2007

EUR 51 [ 2 ] for back copies for 1978-2006 (per year)

European Patent Bulletin – only available online via the following URL:

www.epo.org/patents/patent-information/european-patent-documents/european-patent-bulletin/download.html

trilingual only

free

European patent applications and specifications – only available online via the following URL:

www.epo.org/publication-server

free

Directory of professional representatives

www.epo.org/applying/online-services/ representatives.html

trilingual only

free

Other publications of the EPO

Patent Information News (Newsletter)

DE, EN, FR

free subscription, quarterly

Patent information pricelist

trilingual only

free – biannual

Welcome to EPO Online Services

trilingual only

free

last edition 2010

EPO Newsletter

DE, EN, FR

free – bimonthly

Online Filing

trilingual only

free

last edition 2010

Online Fee Payment

trilingual only

free

last edition 2010

PatXML – version 1.3.5.5

DE, EN, FR

free

last edition 2010

European Patent Register

trilingual only

free

last edition 2013

Espacenet

DE, EN, FR

free

last edition 2014

Patent information – products and services

DE, EN, FR

free

last edition 2014

Case law from the contracting states to the EPC (2004-2011)

trilingual only

EUR 53

last edition 2011

Patents for software?

DE, EN, FR

free

last edition 2013

Patents on biotechnology

DE, EN, FR

Free

last edition 2014

Nanotechnology and patents

EN

free

last edition 2013

Patents and clean energy

EN

free

last edition 2010

Asian patent information services from the EPO

EN

free

last edition 2014

 

 

[ 1 ] From January 2014, the monthly issues will be available online only and free of charge.

[ 2 ] Plus postage.

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