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Legal status: EP2368252

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Examination procedure06.12.2012Fee for publishing/printing paid
Entry into regional phase24.06.2011National basic fee paid 
24.06.2011Designation fee(s) paid 
24.06.2011Examination fee paid 
Fees paidRenewal fee
30.11.2011Renewal fee patent year 03
30.11.2012Renewal fee patent year 04
European patent granted16.01.2013
Opposition procedure03.11.2015Despatch of communication that the patent will be revoked 
Appeal following opposition30.12.2015APPEAL FILED
14.03.2016APPEAL STATEMENT OF GROUNDS FILED
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