OJ EPO 2014, A10 - Publications of the EPO

New edition of the "Guide for applicants (Part 1)"

An updated version of the EPO Guide for applicants (Part 1) - "How to get a European patent” has been published by the EPO, taking into account amendments up to October 2013.

National law relating to the EPC

The information brochure "National law relating to the EPC" has been revised in agreement with the EPC contracting and extension states, and the 16th edition (September 2013) has just been published.


The brochures "Guide for applicants (Part 1) (updated until 1 October 2013) and "National law relating to the EPC" (16th edition) are available free of charge at the EPO in Munich, Vienna, The Hague and Berlin. They are also available on the internet (https://forms.epo.org/service-support/ordering/books-order-form.html).