European Patent Convention
Rule 99
Content of the notice of appeal and the statement of grounds

(1)The notice of appeal shall contain:

(a)the name and the address of the appellant as provided in Rule 41, paragraph 2(c);

(b)an indication of the decision impugned; and

(c)a request defining the subject of the appeal.

(2)In the statement of grounds of appeal the appellant shall indicate the reasons for setting aside the decision impugned, or the extent to which it is to be amended, and the facts and evidence on which the appeal is based.

(3)Part III of the Implementing Regulations shall apply mutatis mutandis to the notice of appeal, the statement of grounds and the documents filed in appeal proceedings.

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