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EPO – ENLARGED BOARD OF APPEAL ALLOWS VIDEOCONFERENCES WITHOUT CONSENT OF THE PARTIES IN THE PANDEMIC SITUATION

Posted: July 16th, 2021

European Patent Office, Enlarged Board of Appeal, Order in case G 1/21 published on July 16, 2021 Reported by Dr. Rudolf Teschemacher, Bardehle Pagenberg In a Press Communiqué of July 16, 2021 the Enlarged Board of Appeal published the order in case G 1/21, i.e. the answer to the question referred in T 1807/15. It […]

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EPO – VIDEOCONFERENCES WITHOUT CONSENT OF ALL PARTIES – ENLARGED BOARD OF APPEAL DECIDES ON OBJECTIONS FOR REASONS OF SUSPECTED PARTIALITY

Posted: May 20th, 2021

European Patent Office, Enlarged Board of Appeal, G 1/21 – Interlocutory Decision of May 17, 2021, reported by Dr. Rudolf Teschemacher, Bardehle Pagenberg The referral case G 1/21 in which the Enlarged Board of Appeal (EBA) has to decide on the question whether oral proceedings can be held as VICO without the consent of all […]

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ES – Corning v. Huawei / Appeal

Posted: January 12th, 2021

Corning v. Huawei / Court of Appeals of Barcelona, 16 October 2020, Docket No. 1686/2018 / Effects of a patent limitation at the EPO in appeal Court proceedings On 16 October 2020, the Court of Appeals of Barcelona issued a ruling exhaustively addressing the effects on national appeal Court proceedings of a patent limitation agreed […]

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EPO – Structural Reform of the Boards of Appeal

Posted: December 14th, 2015

New proposals of the President of the EPO urge the Administrative Council to move the Boards to Vienna – Members of the Boards consider the proposed changes as detrimental to independence Following a public consultation on first proposals of the President of the EPO for a structural reform of the Boards of Appeal (BoA), the […]

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