Part VII – Implementing Regulations to Part VII of the Convention
Chapter I – Decisions and communications of the European Patent Office
(1) Where oral proceedings are held before the European Patent Office, the decision may be given orally. The decision shall subsequently be put in writing and notified to the parties.
(2) Decisions of the European Patent Office which are open to appeal shall be reasoned and shall be accompanied by a communication pointing out the possibility of appeal and drawing the attention of the parties to Articles 106 to Article 108, the text of which shall be attached. The parties may not invoke the omission of the communication.
124See decision of the Enlarged Board of Appeal G 12/91 (Annex I).