European Patent Convention
Rule 69
Information about publication

(1)The European Patent Office shall inform the applicant of the date on which the European Patent Bulletin mentions the publication of the European search report and shall draw his attention to Rule 70, paragraph 1Article 94, paragraph 2, and Rule 70a, paragraph 1.

(2)If a date of publication is specified in the communication under Paragraph 1 which is later than the actual date of publication, that later date shall be the decisive date as regards the periods referred to in Rule 70, paragraph 1, and Rule 70a, paragraph 1, unless the error is obvious.

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