Grant of the European patent to different applicants

According to Rule 72 and other regulations of the European Patent Convention (EPC) Implementing Regulations (IR)


A European patent application may also be filed either by joint applicants or by two or more applicants designating different EPC Contracting States.


Where different persons are recorded in the European Patent Register as European patent applicants in respect of different EPC Contracting States, the European Patent Office shall grant the European patent for each EPC Contracting State accordingly.


Prepared, November 29th , 2021


by European Patent Registration and Consulting Services

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