Literature and useful documents


  • The European Patent Convention
  • Guidelines for examination in the European Patent Office
  • National Law relating to the EPC
  • How to get a European Patent
  • Case Law of the Boards of Appeal of the European Patent Office
  • Official Journal of the EPO
  • Other information available from the European Patent Office
  • The European Qualifying Examination Compendium
  • Paris Convention
  • Patent Corporation Treaty

Optional further material:

  • Visser, Derk: The annotated European Patent Convention
  • Singer; English edition by Ralph Lunzer: The European Patent Convention
  • European Patents Handbook
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