The text of a European patent or application for such a patent in the language of the proceedings, that is to say, the language in which proceedings relating to the patent or the application are to be conducted before the European Patent Office, is authentic text for the purposes of any domestic proceedings, that is to say, any proceedings relating to the patent or application before the comptroller1 or the court2.
Where the language of the proceedings is French or German, a translation into English of the claims of the application3 is treated as the authentic text for the purpose
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