the availability referred to in Rule 33 shall be effected only by the issue of a sample to an expert nominated by the requester.
The nomination shall be accompanied by a declaration from the expert vis-à-vis the applicant in which he enters into the undertaking given under Rule 33 until either the date on which the patent expires in all the designated States or, where the application is refused, withdrawn or deemed to be withdrawn, the date referred to in paragraph 1(b), the requester being regarded as a third party.
Date retrieved: 02 November 2015
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Offical Journal of the EPO
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