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Citation: OJ EPO 2016, A7
Online publication date: 29.1.2016

Notice from the European Patent Office dated 15 December 2015 concerning forms and publications available from the EPO

Updated lists of forms available free of charge from the EPO and of selected EPO publications are given below.

The forms can be requested from the EPO or downloaded from the website at www.epo.org/applying/forms-fees/forms.html.

EPO forms and publications should preferably be ordered from the Vienna sub-office, at this address:

European Patent Office Vienna Customer Services

Postfach 90

1031 WIEN

Tel. +43 1 52126-4500

toll free: 00 800 80 20 20 20

Fax +43 1 52126-2492

csc@epo.org

Updates of most EPO publications, and of the price list for our products and services, can be found on the website at www.epo.org/service-support/ordering.html?hp=list.

The forms are also available from the central industrial property offices of the EPC contracting states.

List of forms available free of charge from the EPO

 

EPC proceedings – EPO Forms

1001 11.15

Request for grant of a European patent
Notes 11.14

1002 12.07

Designation of inventor

1003 11.11

Authorisation

1004 09.11

General authorisation

1005 01.16

PACE request to the European Patent Office

1009 01.15

Request for participation in the Patent Prosecution Highway pilot programme

Notes 01.15

1011 04.14

Declaration for SMEs, natural persons, non-profit organisations, universities and public research organisations for the purpose of fee reductions under Rule 6 EPC

1034 04.08

Important deadlines when filing a European patent application

1037 12.07

Acknowledgement of receipt by the European Patent Office of subsequently filed items relating to patent applications/patents

1038 12.07

Letter accompanying subsequently filed items

1140 12.07

Request for the issue of a sample of deposited biological material (Rule 33 EPC)

1141 12.07

Declaration for the purpose of obtaining a sample of deposited biological material
Notes 12.07 (to EPO Forms 1140 and 1141)

1142 12.07

Request for deposited biological material to be made available by issuing a sample to an expert
Notes 12.07

1200 11.15

Entry into the European phase (EPO as designated or elected Office)
Notes 11.14

2300 11.14

Notice of opposition to a European patent
Notes 11.14

2380 07.15

Request for limitation or revocation of a European patent

online/ en ligne

Third-party observations form

 

 

PCT proceedings – PCT/EPO Forms

RO/101

Request form for an international application according to the PCT (July 2015)
Notes (July 2015)

RO/134

Indications relating to deposited microorganism or other biological material (July 1998 - reprint January 2004)

1032 03.11

Confirmation of an international application filed by fax

IPEA/401

PCT demand for international preliminary examination (Chapter II) (July 2015)
Notes (July 2015)

 

Payments – EPO/PCT Forms

1010 04.14

Payment of fees and expenses

RO/101 Annex

Fee calculation sheet (July 2015)
Notes (July 2015)

IPEA/401 Annex

Fee calculation sheet (July 2015)
Notes (July 2015)

 

Other – EPO Forms

online/en ligne

Order for European A and B documents (single sales)

 

List of selected publications of the European Patent Office

General information on the EPO

European patents and the grant procedure

DE, EN, FR

free

last edition 2015

Facts and figures 2015

DE, EN, FR

Free

last edition 2015

Information on the patent granting procedure

How to get a European patent – Guide for applicants (15th edition)

DE, EN, FR

free

last edition 2015

Euro-PCT Guide: PCT procedure at the EPO (8th edition)

DE, EN, FR

free

last edition 2015

National law relating to the EPC (16th edition)

DE, EN, FR

free

last edition 2013

Case law of the EPO boards of appeal (7th edition)

DE, EN, FR

EUR 78 per language

EUR 183 for a full set
(DE + EN + FR)

last edition 2013

Case law of the EPO boards of appeal (special edition of the Official Journal)

trilingual only

EUR 64 for back copies for 2012/2013

EUR 52 for back copies for 2011

EUR 56 for back copies for 2010

EUR 58 for back copies for 2009

EUR 43 for back copies for 2008

EUR 40 for back copies for 2007

EUR 36 for back copies for 1991-2006 (per year)

Official publications

European Patent Convention (15th edition)

trilingual only

EUR 82

last edition 2013

Special edition No. 3 OJ EPO 2007 "Revision of the European Patent Convention (EPC 2000) – Update of decisions of the President and notices from the European Patent Office of relevance to patent practitioners"

trilingual only

EUR 36

last edition 2007

Special edition No. 4 OJ EPO 2007 "Revision of the European Patent Convention (EPC 2000) – Synoptic presentation EPC 1973/2000 – Part I: The Articles"

DE, EN, FR

EUR 41

last edition 2007

Special edition No. 5 OJ EPO 2007 "Revision of the European Patent Convention (EPC 2000) – Synoptic presentation EPC 1973/2000 – Part II: The Implementing Regulations"

DE, EN, FR

EUR 44

last edition 2007

Guidelines for Examination in the EPO

DE, EN, FR

EUR 69 per language

last edition 2015

Official Journal of the EPO - hard copy edition[ 1 ]

trilingual only

EUR 20[ 2 ] per issue

EUR 88[ 2 ] annual subscription

EUR 84[ 2 ] for back copies for 2011 and 2012

EUR 75[ 2 ] for back copies for 2010

EUR 73[ 2 ] for back copies for 2009

EUR 54[ 2 ] for back copies for 2008

EUR 70[ 2 ] for back copies for 2007

EUR 51[ 2 ] for back copies for 1978-2006 (per year)

European Patent Bulletin – only available online, at:
www.epo.org/bulletin-download

trilingual only

free

European patent applications and specifications – only available online, at: www.epo.org/publication-server

free

Directory of professional representatives
www.epo.org/applying/online-services/representatives.html

DE, EN, FR

free

Other publications of the EPO

Patent Information News (Newsletter)

DE, EN, FR

free subscription, quarterly

Patent information pricelist

trilingual only

free – biannual

Welcome to EPO Online Services

trilingual only

free

last edition 2010

EPO Newsletter

DE, EN, FR

free – bimonthly

Online Filing

trilingual only

free

last edition 2010

Online Fee Payment

trilingual only

free

last edition 2010

PatXML – version 1.3.5.5

DE, EN, FR

free

last edition 2010

European Patent Register

DE, EN, FR

free

last edition 2015

Espacenet

DE, EN, FR

free

last edition 2015

Patent information – products and services

DE, EN, FR

free

last edition 2015

Case law from the contracting states to the EPC (2004-2011)

trilingual only

EUR 53

last edition 2011

Case law from the contracting states to the EPC (2011-2014)

trilingual only

EUR 67

last edition 2015

Patents for software?

DE, EN, FR

free

last edition 2013

Patents on biotechnology

DE, EN, FR

free

last edition 2014

Nanotechnology and patents

EN

free

last edition 2013

Patents and clean energy

EN

free

last edition 2010

Asian patent information services from the EPO

EN

free

last edition 2014

 

 

[ 1 ] Since January 2014, the monthly issues have been published online only and free of charge.

[ 2 ] Plus postage.