GA B 20 Two or more applicants – common agent and common representative

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If there are two or more applicants, a professional representative (see point 99) may be appointed as "common agent" (see point 37).
102
Moreover, if two or more applicants file the application, they may also appoint one of them as "common representative" (see point 37). If no common agent or common representative is appointed, the applicant first named in the PCT request form who is entitled to file an application with the EPO as receiving Office is considered to be the common representative ("deemed common representative") (see point 38).
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If no common agent is appointed, any correspondence is sent to the (deemed) common representative. If the latter has appointed an agent, it is sent to the agent of the (deemed) common representative. A different address may be provided as address for correspondence only if certain requirements are met (see point 109).

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EPO Guide for Applicants, part II Int.

EPO Guide for Applicants, part II Int. - A General Overview

EPO Guide for Applicants, part II Int. - B The EPO as a PCT receiving Office

PCT Implementing Rules