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George White's answer is very accurate. I will add few things to it. You can amend your specification and claims upon entering the European phase so that the page fee is reduced, but as pointed out by George White you should be careful with your amendments, Art. 123(2) EPC kills many applications and patents. You can also file divisionals with amended ...


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Worse, whomever the ISA is will only search one inventive concept. To get all ten searched you will pay (if the EPO is your ISA) $1950 per each inventive concept. And at the regional stage in the EPO, any claims not to a single inventive concept will be discarded and only a set of claims with "unity of invention" will be examined. You might want to learn ...


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