European patent registration - Request for limitation or revocation

According to Article 105 a) of the European Patent Convention (EPC)


At the request of the proprietor, the European patent may be revoked or be limited by an amendment of the claims. The request shall be filed with the European Patent Office (EPO)  in accordance with the EPC Implementing Regulations. It shall not be deemed to have been filed until the limitation or revocation fee has been paid. 


The request may not be filed while opposition proceedings in respect of the European patent are pending. 


Prepared by European Patent Registration and Consulting Services GmbH