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Where the designation fee is not paid in due time or the designations of all the Contracting States are withdrawn, the European patent application shall be deemed to be withdrawn.
Without prejudice to Rule 37, paragraph 2, second sentence, the designation fee shall not be refunded.
Date retrieved: 02 November 2015
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