European patent - Special entries for licence registrations

According to Rule 24 of the European Patent Convention (EPC) Implementing Regulations (IR),


A licence in respect of a European patent application shall be recorded  

as an exclusive licence if the applicant and the licensee so request; 


as a sub-licence where it is granted by a licensee whose licence is recorded in the European Patent Register.


Prepared by European Patent Registration and Consulting Services
prov. by. Lawyers Antevski member of ARI International Law & Trade