The request for grant of a European patent shall contain the designation of the inventor. However, if the applicant is not the inventor or is not the sole inventor, the designation shall be filed in a separate document. The designation shall state the family name, given names and full addresscountry and place of residence of the inventor, contain the statement referred to in Article 81 and bear the signature of the applicant or his representative.
Amended by decision of the Administrative Council CA/D 11/20 (Article 1) of 15.12.2020 (OJ EPO 2021, A3), which entered into force on 01.04.2021.
See notice from the EPO of 22.02.2021 (OJ EPO 2021, A12).
Date retrieved: 17 May 2021
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EPC Implementing Rules
EPO Guidelines - A Formalities Examination
EPO Guide for Applicants, part II Int. - C The EPO as ISA and SISA
Offical Journal of the EPO
XOJ EPO 2021, A12 - Notice from the European Patent Office dated 22 February 2021 concerning the amendment of Rules 19 and 143 EPC
XOJ EPO 2021, A3 - Decision of the Administrative Council of 15 December 2020 amending Rules 19 and 143 of the Implementing Regulations to the European Patent Convention (CA/D 11/20)
XOJ EPO 2021, A1 - Report on the 164th and 165th meetings of the Administrative Council of the European Patent Organisation (13 October and 15 and 16 December 2020 respectively)