Search Division

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Claims Under The European Patent Convention - Implementing Regulations - Rule 43(2) EPC
... the EPO to invite the applicant to comply with Rule 43(2) before the search is carried out ... a period of two months, the claims complying with Rule 43, paragraph 2, on the basis of which the search is to be carried out." "If the applicant fails to provide such ... be contested by the applicant in its reply to the search division or, later, before the examining division ...
Grant Procedure Before The European Patent Office - Main Procedural Steps - Search
... The Search Divisions of the EPO establish search reports, named "European search reports", on the basis of the claims, "with due regard to the description and ... The European search report established for a patent application is transmitted to the applicant together with copies of any cited documents ... "The search is an essential element of the grant procedure, being designed to identify prior art relevant to the application ...

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    For in the division of the nations of the whole earth he set a ruler over every people; but Israel is the Lord’s portion: whom, being his firstborn, he nourisheth with discipline, and giving him the light of his love doth not forsake him. Therefore all their works are as the sun before him, and his eyes are continually upon their ways.
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