Tag Archives: Dr. Stefan Danner

Patentability Issues for Plants in the EPO

While this decision from the EPO Technical Board of Appeal raises more questions than it answers, it does a very good job of framing the issues and uncertainty regarding the patentability of plants in the EPO. The claim was to … Continue reading

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Approaches to Claiming Diagnostic Methods using Biomarkers in the EPO

Find linked below a guest post from Dr. Stefan Danner in regards to drafting diagnostic claims in Europe. Diagnostic Claims    

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Admissibility of Disclaimers – New Lessons From The EPO Technical Boards of Appeal

The following is a guest post from the 8/12 newsletter of Dr. Stefan Danner of DHS Patentanwaltsgesellschaft mbH.  Last year, the EPO Enlarged Board of Appeal (EBA) handed down its decision in case G2/10 relating to the admissibility of disclaimers whose … Continue reading

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Patentability Of Surgical Methods – New Insights From The EPO

This is a guest post from Dr. Stefan Danner Patentanwalt/German Patent Attorney, European Patent Attorney In its previous decision G1/07, the EPO Enlarged Board of Appeal (EBA) shed new light on the patentability of surgical methods, particularly those forming part … Continue reading

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