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Rule 92 Assignment to panel or to single judge, designation of judge-rapporteur

Where the action is not closed in accordance with Rule 91.2, [1] the action shall, as soon as practicable after the expiry of the period referred to in Rule 91.1, [2] be assigned to a panel of the central division or to a single judge if requested by the claimant [Rule 88.2(f)] [3] in accordance with Rule 345.3. [4] Rule 18 [5] shall apply.
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2. Where the Court is informed by the European Patent Office that the contested decision has been rectified, it shall inform the claimant that the action is closed. It may order full or partial reimbursement of the fee for the action against a decision of the Office, in accordance with Part 6.

1. If the European Patent Office considers that the Application to annul or alter a decision of the Office is well founded, it shall within two months of the date of receipt of the Application:
(a) rectify the contested decision in accordance with the order or remedy sought by the claimant [Rule 88.2(g)]; and
(b) inform the Court that the decision has been rectified.

2. The Application to annul or alter a decision of the Office shall contain:
(f) an indication whether the action shall be heard by a single judge;

3. The actions pending in the division, the seat of the central division or one of its sections shall be assigned to the panels by the Registrar following an action-distribution-scheme established by the presiding judge of each local or regional division, the seat of the central division and its sections (being the judge appointed by the Presidium as the presiding judge) for the duration of one calendar year, preferably distributing the actions according to the date of receipt of the actions at the division or section.

The presiding judge of the panel to which the action has been assigned [Rule 17.2] shall designate one legally qualified judge of the panel as judge-rapporteur. The presiding judge may designate himself as judge-rapporteur. The Registry shall as soon as practicable notify the claimant and defendant of the identity of the judge-rapporteur.