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Rule 16Effect of entries

1. Subject to paragraph 2, 3 and 4 of this Rule, registrations of European Patent Attorneys on the List shall be permanent, including registrations under the transitional provisions pursuant to Rule 12. [1]

2. Registration on the List shall cease to have effect in the event that the registered representative ceases to be a registered European Patent Attorney on the list of European Patent Attorneys maintained by the European Patent Office. The Registrar will strike the name off the List, upon request or ex-officio. In case the European Patent Attorney is reentered on the list maintained by the European Patent Office, he shall, upon his request, be re-entered by the Registrar on the List.

3. Where the requirements for the entry are not met or no longer met the Registrar shall strike th
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1. During a period of one year from the entry into force of the Agreement on a Unified Patent Court, any of the following shall also be deemed as appropriate qualifications for a European Patent Attorney pursuant to Article 48(2) of the Agreement on a Unified Patent Court:

(a) the successful completion of one of the following courses or the grant of one of the following certificates:

(i) Centre d’Études Internationales de la Propriété Intellectuelle, courses leading to the Diploma on Patent litigation in Europe or to the Diploma of international studies in industrial property (specialized in patents);

(ii) FernUniversität in Hagen, course “Law for Patent Attorneys” and its predecessor, the course “Kandidatenkurs Fischbachau”;

(iii) Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, course “Zusatzstudium Gewerblicher Rechtsschutz“;

(iv) Nottingham Law School, course “Intellectual Property Litigation and Ad-vocacy”;

(v) Queen Mary University of London, courses “Certificate in Intellectual Property Law” or “MSc Management of Intellectual Property”;

(vi) Intellectual Property Regulation Board, “Intellectual Property Litigation Certificate”;

(vii) Intellectual Property Regulation Board, “Higher Courts Litigation Certificate”;

(viii) Intellectual Property Regulation Board, “Higher Courts Advocacy Certificate”;

(ix) Stichting Beroepsopleiding Octrooigemachtigden, course “Beroepsopleiding Octrooigemachtigden”;

(x) Hungarian Intellectual Property Office, course “Advanced Course in Intellectual Property”;

(xi) University of Milano, course “Corso di Perfezionamento in Brevettistica”;

(xii) Politecnico di Milano, “Certificato di superamento dell’esame conclusivo del Corso di Proprietà Industriale – Brevetti”;

(xiii) University of Warsaw, course “Podyplomowe Studium Prawa Własności Przemysłowej”;


(b) having represented a party on his own without the assistance of a lawyer admitted to the relevant court or having acted as a judge in at least three patent infringement actions, initiated before a national court of a Contracting Member State within the five years preceding the application for registration.

2. Paragraph 1(a) applies to the courses and certificates mentioned under (iv) to (viii) to the extent that they have been successfully completed or granted until 31 December 2020.