December 4, 2013
The Administrative Counsel of the European Patent Office has announced that beginning April 1, 2014, the 24-month deadline for filing divisional applications will no longer be in force. From that date forward, it will be possible to file a divisional application based on any pending European patent application irrespective of the length of pendency of the application.
For further information, please contact Fitch Even partner Rudy I. Kratz.
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