According to Article 67 of Council Regulation 2100/94, an appeal could be lodged to the Board of Appeal against certain decisions of the Office. Notice of appeal shall be filed in writing to the Office within two months of service/publication of the decision (service in the case of an appeal by the addressee of the decision; publication in the case of an appeal by a third party), and a written statement setting out the grounds of appeal shall be filed within four months after the aforesaid service or publication.
The written form requires the signature in ink of the appellant or of his procedural representative.
One third (€500) of the appeal fee (€1500) shall be due on the date of receipt of the appeal by the Office. The remaining two thirds shall be due, upon request by the Office, within one month of remittal of the case to the Board of Appeal.