EPO – Board of Appeal T 1143/06 / Data selection system
Posted: April 1st, 2009
EPO, Board of Appeal 3.5.01, 1 April 2009, Docket No. T 1143/06 – Data selection system
The Board confirmed a strict approach regarding the treatment of features relating to a presentation of information in view of inventiveness and confronted the more liberal view expressed by a different Board. In the present case, the deciding Board held that a feature which relates to the manner how cognitive content is conveyed to the user on a screen normally does not contribute to a technical solution to a technical problem.
Read the decision (in English) here.
Read the extended summary (provided by Bardehle & Pagenberg) here.
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