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Rules of Procedure of the Unified Patent Court (RoP)

Rule 252

Examination as to formal requirements of the Application for rehearing

  1. The Registry shall, as soon as practicable after the lodging of the Application for rehearing, examine whether the requirements of Rules 245, 246 and 250 have been complied with.

  2. If the petitioner has not complied with the requirements referred to in paragraph 1, the Registry shall invite the petitioner to:
    • (a) correct the deficiencies within 14 days; and
      (b) where applicable, pay the fee for the rehearing within 14 days.

    If the petitioner fails to correct the deficiencies or pay the fee the Registry shall inform the President of the Court of Appeal who may reject the Application for rehearing as inadmissible. He may give the petitioner an opportunity to be heard beforehand.


Status: 15th draft of 31st May 2013