The examination fee provided for in Article 94, paragraph 1, of the Convention shall be refunded:
before expiry of the time limit for replying to the first invitation under Article 94, paragraph 3, of the Convention issued by the Examining Division proper or,
if no such invitation has been issued by the Examining Division, before the date of the communication under Rule 71, paragraph 3, of the Convention.
Date retrieved: 24 November 2017
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EPC Implementing Rules
EPC Rules relating to Fees
EPO Guidelines - A Formalities Examination
EPO Guidelines - C Procedureal Aspects of Substantive Examination
EPO Guide for Applicants, part II Int. - E Euro-PCT procedure before the EPO as designated or elected Office
Offical Journal of the EPO
XOJ EPO 2016, A49 - Notice from the European Patent Office dated 30 June 2016 concerning refunds of the examination fee (Article 11 of the Rules relating to Fees)
XOJ EPO 2016, A48 - Decision of the Administrative Council of 29 June 2016 amending Article 11 of the Rules relating to Fees (CA/D 4/16)
XOJ EPO 2013, 153 - Notice from the European Patent Office dated 29 January 2013 concerning adjustments to the system for search and examination fee refunds (Articles 9(1) and 11(b) of the Rules relating to Fees) following decisions J 25/10 and [..]
XOJ EPO 2009, 542 - Notice from the European Patent Office dated 22 October 2009 concerning the refund of the examination fee (Article 11 of the Rules relating to Fees)