Where the international application or the demand for international preliminary examination is withdrawn before examination has commenced and within 30 months from the priority date, the fee for international preliminary examination is refunded in full. It is also refunded in full if the demand is deemed not to have been submitted or the fee was paid by mistake. Any amount paid in excess of the amount due is likewise refunded.
Date retrieved: 30 December 2018
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EPO Guide for Applicants, part II Int.
EPO Guide for Applicants, part II Int. - D The EPO as an IPEA
PCT Implementing Rules
Offical Journal of the EPO
XOJ EPO 2017, A115 - New agreement between the European Patent Organisation and the International Bureau of the World Intellectual Property Organization in relation to the functioning of the European Patent Office as an International Searching [..]