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If a party disapproves of the text communicated by the Opposition Division, examination of the opposition may be continued. Otherwise, the Opposition Division shall, on expiry of the period under paragraph 1, invite the proprietor of the patent to pay the prescribed fee and to file a translation of any amended claims in the official languages of the European Patent Office other than the language of the proceedings, within a period of three months.
If the acts required under paragraph 2 are not performed in due time, they may still be performed within two months of a communication concerning the failure to observe the time limit, provided that a surcharge is paid within this period. Otherwise, the patent shall be revoked.
Date retrieved: 02 November 2015
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EPC Implementing Rules
EPC Rules relating to Fees
EPO Guidelines - D Opposition and Limitation/Revocation Procedures
XGL D VIII 1.2.2 Revocation for failure to pay the prescribed fee for publishing or to file a translation
EPO Guidelines - E General Procedural Matters
EPO Guidelines - H Amendments and Corrections
Offical Journal of the EPO
XOJ EPO 2015, A82 - Decision of the Administrative Council of 14 October 2015 amending Rule 82 of the Implementing Regulations to the European Patent Convention (CA/D 9/15)
XOJ EPO 2014, A6 - Decision of the President of the European Patent Office dated 12 December 2013 concerning the entrustment to non-examining staff of certain duties incumbent on the examining or opposition divisions
XOJ EPO 2014, A5 - Decision of the Administrative Council of 13 December 2013 amending Article 2 of the Rules relating to Fees and adjusting the amount of the reduction in the fee for the supplementary European search where the international or [..]
XOJ EPO 2008, 513 - Decision of the Administrative Council of 21 October 2008 amending the Implementing Regulations to the European Patent Convention (CA/D 4/08)
Case Law Book
Case Law Book: III Amendments
Case Law Book: IV Divisional Applications
Case Law of the Enlarged Board
XG 1/88 ZulÃ¤ssigkeit der Beschwerde des Einsprechenden / Schweigen des Einsprechenden auf Aufforderung nach Regel 58(4) / [..]
XG 1/90 Widerruf des Patents durch Entscheidung / Widerruf, NichterfÃ¼llung von Formerfordernissen bei Aufrechterhaltu n in [..]
General Case Law
XT 646/08 Simultaneous withdrawal of the appeal and of the approval of the text of the patent as maintained - termination of [..]