European Patent Convention
Article 15
Departments entrusted with the procedure

To carry out the procedures laid down in this Convention, the following shall be set up within the European Patent Office:

(a)a Receiving Section;

(b)Search Divisions;

(c)Examining Divisions;

(d)Opposition Divisions;

(e)a Legal Division;

(f)Boards of Appeal;

(g)an Enlarged Board of Appeal.

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