The European Patent Office shall, in accordance with the Implementing Regulations, draw up and publish a European search report in respect of the European patent application on the basis of the claims, with due regard to the description and any drawings.
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
XR.30 EPC Requirements of European patent applications relating to nucleotide and amino acid sequences
EPO Guidelines - A Formalities Examination
EPO Guidelines - B Search
Offical Journal of the EPO
XOJ EPO 2017, A95 - Decision of the President of the European Patent Office dated 17 November 2017 concerning the refund of the international search fee by the EPO acting as International Searching Authority
XOJ EPO 2017, A94 - Decision of the President of the European Patent Office dated 17 November 2017 concerning the refund of the search fee under Article 9(2) of the Rules relating to Fees
XOJ EPO 2015, A94 - Notice from the European Patent Office dated 30 November 2015 concerning ways to expedite the European grant procedure
XOJ EPO 2015, A93 - Notice from the European Patent Office dated 30 November 2015 concerning the programme for accelerated prosecution of European patent applications ("PACE") [ 1 ]
XOJ EPO 2012, 22 - Notice from the European Patent Office dated 13 December 2011 concerning EPO online services
XOJ EPO 2010, 600 - Decision of the President of the European Patent Office dated 5 October 2010 on the filing of copies of search results under Rule 141(1) EPC utilisation scheme 1