European Patent Convention

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European Patent Convention

European Patent Convention (EPC) in E.U. Patent System

Nineteen European countries are parties to the European Patent Convention. A patent application filed under this convention will, when granted, usually automatically be effective in each of the countries designated by the applicant.

European Patent Convention and Europe

There is an entry on european patent convention in the European legal encyclopedia.


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Further Reading

  • Entry “European Patent Convention” in the work “A Concise Encyclopedia of the European Union from Aachen to Zollverein”, by Rodney Leach (Profile Books; London)

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