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The entry of a professional representative shall be deleted from the list of professional representatives if he so requests or if, despite a reminder, he fails to pay the applicable annual subscription to the Institute within five months from either:
Without prejudice to any disciplinary measures taken under Article 134a, paragraph 1(c), the entry of a professional representative may be deleted ex officio only:
where he is no longer a national of one of the Contracting States, unless he was granted an exemption under Article 134, paragraph 7(a);
Any person entered on the list of professional representatives under Article 134, paragraphs (2) or Article 134, paragraphs (3), whose entry has been deleted shall, upon request, be re-entered on that list if the conditions for deletion no longer exist.
See decision of the President of the EPO of 21.11.2013 concerning the responsibilities of the Legal Division (OJ EPO 2013, 600) and notice from the EPO of 12.05.2015 concerning representation before the EPO (OJ EPO 2015, A55).
Amended by decision of the Administrative Council CA/D 6/18 of 28.06.2018 (OJ EPO 2018, A57), which entered into force on 01.01.2019.
Date retrieved: 17 May 2021
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XA.134a EPC Article 134a Institute of Professional Representatives before the European Patent Office
EPC Implementing Rules
Offical Journal of the EPO
XOJ EPO 2018, A57 - Decision of the Administrative Council of 28 June 2018 amending Rule 154(1) of the Implementing Regulations to the European Patent Convention and Article 4 of the Regulation on discipline for professional representatives [..]
XOJ EPO 2015, A55 - Notice from the European Patent Office dated 12 May 2015 concerning representation before the EPO
XOJ EPO 2013, 600 - Decision of the President of the European Patent Office dated 21 November 2013 concerning the responsibilities of the Legal Division
XOJ EPO 2013, 535 - Notice from the European Patent Officedated28August2013 on matters concerning representation before the EPO