Where a European divisional application or a new European patent application filed under Article 61, paragraph 1, is published, any person may obtain inspection of the files of the earlier application before the publication of that application and without the consent of the applicant.
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After the publication of the European patent application, the files relating to the application and the resulting European patent may be inspected on request, subject to the restrictions laid down in the Implementing Regulations.
Date retrieved: 24 November 2017
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EPC Implementing Rules
EPO Guidelines - A Formalities Examination
EPO Guidelines - B Search
EPO Guidelines - C Procedureal Aspects of Substantive Examination
EPO Guidelines - D Opposition and Limitation/Revocation Procedures
XGL D IV 1.4.1 Deficiencies which may no longer be remedied, as a result of which the opposition is deemed not to have been filed
XGL D IV 3 Rejection of the opposition as inadmissible by the opposition division, the patent proprietor not being a party
EPO Guidelines - E General Procedural Matters
EPO Guidelines - H Amendments and Corrections
EPO PCT GL - F (not assigned)
EPO Guide for Applicants, part II Int. - D The EPO as an IPEA
Offical Journal of the EPO
XOJ EPO SE 1/2017, p66 - VI.2 - Decision of the Presidium of the Boards of Appeal dated 12 November 2007 concerning the transfer of functions to the Registrars of the Boards of Appeal
XOJ EPO SE 1/2017, p63 - VI.1 - Decision of the Enlarged Board of Appeal dated 12 November 2007 concerning the transfer of tasks to the Registry of the Enlarged Board of Appeal
XOJ EPO 2010, 498 - Notice from the European Patent Office dated 7 July 2010 concerning inventions which involve the use of or concern biological material