Legal authenticity of the translation of the European patent application

According to the Rule 7 of the European Patent Convention (EPC)  Implementing Regulations,


Unless evidence is provided to the contrary, the European Patent Office shall assume, for the purpose of determining whether the subject-matter of the European patent application or European patent extends beyond the content of the application as filed, that the translation filed under Article 14, paragraph 2, of EPC (regulating languages of the European Patent Office) or Rule 40, paragraph 3 of the (EPC) Implementing Regulations (regulating date of filing) , is in conformity with the original text of the application.


Prepared by European Patent Registration and Consulting Services