Certified Journal April 2020. Citation: A44Online publication date: 30.4.2020
Citation: A44Online book date: 30.4.2020
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Choice of this Vice-President Legal and Global Affairs associated with European Patent Office (Directorate-General 5) dated 21 April 2020 regarding the conditions for taking part in the pilot task for Online Filing 2.0
Relative to Article 12 regarding the decision associated with the President regarding the European Patent workplace (EPO) dated 11 March 2015 in regards to the pilot task to introduce brand brand new method of electronic interaction in EPO procedures (OJ EPO 2015, A28), plus in particular its Articles 6 and 7, it's been determined that, included in that pilot task, papers in procedures underneath the EPC additionally the PCT could be filed online by means of the web Filing 2.0 computer pc software, susceptible to the relevant laws lay out within the EPC and PCT additionally the current conditions.
Article 1Term of this on line Filing 2.0 pilot project
The internet Filing 2.0 pilot task starts on 4 might 2020.
Article 2Conditions for participation
Anyone may take part in the web Filing 2.0 pilot task upon legitimate invitation and registration by the EPO. 1
Article 3Online filing means
(1) beneath the on the web Filing 2.0 pilot task, individuals may register the program papers specified in Article 5 using the EPO on the web, making use of the on the web Filing 2.0 computer software.
(2) Filing by way of EPO on the web Filing (OLF), the EPO instance administration system (CMS) while the EPO Web-Form Filing solution (Web-Form Filing) 2 and by method of PCT-SAFE, ePCT-Filing as well as the ePCT service for uploading documents is excluded through the on line Filing 2.0 pilot task.
(3) through the on line Filing 2.0 pilot task, it won't be feasible to import application papers through direct integration regarding the Patent administration System (PMS) or even to submit application papers ready with PatXML computer computer software.