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with the European Patent Office, or
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if the law of a Contracting State so permits, and subject to Article 76, paragraph 1, with the central industrial property office or other competent authority of that State. Any application filed in this way shall have the same effect as if it had been filed on the same date with the European Patent Office.
Paragraph 1 shall not preclude the application of legislative or regulatory provisions which, in any Contracting State:
Amended by the Act revising the European Patent Convention of 29.11.2000.
Date retrieved: 30 December 2018
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EPC Implementing Rules
EPO Guidelines - A Formalities Examination
EPO Guide for Applicants, part II Int. - B The EPO as a PCT receiving Office
Offical Journal of the EPO
XOJ EPO 2018, A27 - Notice from the European Patent Office dated 16 March 2018 concerning the closing of the mailroom at its headquarters in Munich
XOJ EPO 2018, A18 - Notice from the European Patent Office dated 14 February 2018 concerning the availability of the EPO filing offices
XOJ EPO 2018, A17 - Notice from the European Patent Office dated 30 January 2018 concerning changes to the filing options available in Belgium for European patent applications and international applications
XOJ EPO 2018, A7 - Notice from the European Patent Office dated 18 December 2017 concerning forms and publications available from the EPO
XOJ EPO 2018, A6 - List of days in 2018 on which EPO filing offices and national patent authorities of the EPC contracting states are closed
XOJ EPO SE 5/2017, p43 - Annex A.2 to the ADA - Information from the EPO concerning the automatic debiting procedure
XOJ EPO SE 5/2017, p2 - Notice from the European Patent Office dated 27 September 2017 concerning revision of the Arrangements for deposit accounts and their annexes
XOJ EPO 2017, A11 - Decision of the President of the European Patent Office dated 3 January 2017 designating the EPO's filing offices
XOJ EPO 2017, A7 - List of days in 2017 on which EPO filing offices and national patent authorities of the EPC contracting states are closed