T 0170/83 (Debit Order III) of 12.9.1984

European Case Law Identifier: ECLI:EP:BA:1984:T017083.19840912
Date of decision: 12 September 1984
Case number: T 0170/83
Application number: 78300803.0
IPC class: -
Language of proceedings: EN
Distribution: A
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Decision text in EN (PDF, 518.057K)
Documentation of the appeal procedure can be found in the Register
Bibliographic information is available in: EN
Versions: OJ | Published
Title of application: -
Applicant name: Mobil Oil
Opponent name: -
Board: 3.3.01
Headnote: If a national Office form is used in error to effect a debit order, with the result that the particulars given (e.g. addressee, account number, amount) are incorrect, the debit order is effective provided it at least gives particulars (in this instance, the patent number) attributable to an EPO dossier which when consulted establishes without doubt the particulars intended and thereby that the form addresses the EPO.
Relevant legal provisions:
European Patent Convention 1973 Art 14(4)
European Patent Convention 1973 Art 14(5)
European Patent Convention 1973 Art 104(1)
European Patent Convention 1973 Art 112
European Patent Convention 1973 R 88
Arrangements for deposit accounts (Arrangements for deposit accounts)
Keywords: Debit Order III
Debit Order - incorrect particulars - appraisal of circumstances
Debit Order - minimum particulars
Incorrect particulars - correction
Oral proceedings - apportionment of costs
Payment -legal nature - debit order


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