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Notification re-used patent applications


As of 1st September, 2022 the Netherlands Patent Office shall no longer process re-used patent applications on the basis of abuse of law.

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A 're-used' patent application is a copy, or only a literal translation, of a previously published application, where priority has not been claimed or cannot be claimed.

For more information, read the PDF file ‘Notification re-used patent application’.

If you are interested in the advice of the State Attorney concerning this subject please send an email to Lydia de Vlieger.

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