Part VII – Implementing Regulations to Part VII of the Convention
Chapter IV – Notifications
(1)140 If the address of the addressee cannot be established, or if notification in accordance with Rule 126, paragraph 1, has proved to be impossible even after a second attempt, notification shall be effected by public notice.
(2)141 The President of the European Patent Office shall determine how the public notice is to be given and the beginning of the period of one month on expiry of which the document shall be deemed to have been notified.
140German version of Rule 129, paragraph 1 amended by decision of the Administrative Council CA/D 6/14 of 15.10.2014 (OJ EPO 2015, A17), which entered into force on 01.04.2015.
141See decision of the President of the EPO of 14.07.2007 (Special edition No. 3, OJ EPO 2007, K.1).