Category Archives: EP and UK Practice

EPO – New Guidance On Added Subject Matter

A guest post from Paul Cole. Readers will be aware that added subject matter issues have for a long time been a thorny issue for EPO Examination practice. On 7 February 2014 a symposium on EPO practice regarding Art. 123(2) … Continue reading

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Australia: Cancer Voices v Myriad Opinion Affirmed

This is a guest post from Paul Cole. An opinion was handed down earlier today by the Federal Court of Australia – Full Court (Allsop C.J., Downsett, Kenny, Bennett and Middleton J.J., D’Arcy v Myriad Genetics Inc [2014] FCAFC 115 … Continue reading

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EPO Abolishes Prior “Short” Divisional Guidelines

This is a guest post from Mewburn Ellis of London. The Administrative Council (the governing body of the European Patent Office) has decided at its meeting on 16 October 2013 to change the regulations regarding the deadline for filing divisional … Continue reading

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Case Law of the EPO Boards of Appeal Released

Thanks to correspondent Paul Cole of Lucas &Co. for sending us the below notice. Students of patent law will welcome the 7th edition of this well-known compilation which went live on the EPO website on 4th October. It is now … Continue reading

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