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This booklet defines the concept of patentability and explains how to draw up and file a European patent application. An overview of the procedure for granting European patents is included with details of examination, opposition and appeals. The nature and purpose of the European Patent Convention are outlined.

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Bibliographic Reference: Report: EN (1992) 82 pp.
Availability: Available from European Patent Office, Department, Information
Record Number: 199430181 / Last updated on: 1994-11-28
Original language: en
Available languages: en