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EPO – First request by the Administrative Council that the EBA proposes the removal of a member of the BoA from office held inadmissible

Posted: December 3rd, 2015

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Enlarged Board of Appeal, decision in case Art. 23 1/15 – Request for a proposal of removal from office

Background Pursuant to Article 23 (1), 1st sentence, EPC, a member of the Boards of Appeal may not be removed from office during his term of 5 years, “except if there are serious grounds for such removal and if the Administrative Council, on a proposal from the Enlarged Board of Appeal, takes a decision to this effect.”

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