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EPO – Revised draft of the Rules of Procedure of the Boards of Appeal

Posted: November 16th, 2018

The revised draft of the Rules of Procedure of the Boards of Appeal (RPBA) agreed upon by Boards of Appeal Committee (BOAC) and the President of the Boards of Appeal is now available in English.

This revised draft of the RPBA will provide the basis for the User consultation conference on 5 December 2018. At the conference, users of the European patent system will have the opportunity to hear presentations by members of the Boards of Appeal on the revised draft, followed by panel discussions by members of the Boards of Appeal Committee, the Boards of Appeal and representatives of user associations.

A copy of the revised draft of the RPBA can be found here.
More information on the User consultation conference can be found here.

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