G 0002/03 (Disclaimer/GENETIC SYSTEMS) of 8.4.2004

European Case Law Identifier: ECLI:EP:BA:2004:G000203.20040408
Date of decision: 08 April 2004
Case number: G 0002/03
Referral: T 0451/99
Application number: 86902998.3
IPC class: C12Q 1/70
Language of proceedings: EN
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Decision text in EN (PDF, 5.651K)
Documentation of the appeal procedure can be found in the Register
Bibliographic information is available in: DE | EN | FR
Versions: OJ | Published
Title of application: -
Applicant name: GENETIC SYSTEMS CORPORATION
Opponent name: Roche Diagnostics GmbH
Dade Behring Marburg GmbH
Board: EBA

Headnote

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Relevant legal provisions:
European Patent Convention 1973 Art 52
European Patent Convention 1973 Art 53
European Patent Convention 1973 Art 54(2)
European Patent Convention 1973 Art 54(3)
European Patent Convention 1973 Art 54(4)
European Patent Convention 1973 Art 56
European Patent Convention 1973 Art 57
European Patent Convention 1973 Art 60(2)
European Patent Convention 1973 Art 84
European Patent Convention 1973 Art 87(1)
European Patent Convention 1973 Art 112(1)
European Patent Convention 1973 Art 123(2)
European Patent Convention 1973 Art 123(3)
European Patent Convention 1973 Art 139(2)
European Patent Convention 1973 R 27(1)(b)
European Patent Convention 1973 R 29(1)
Keywords: Allowability of disclaimers - delimitation against state of the art under Article 54(2) and (3)(4) - accidental anticipation - exclusion of subject-matter not eligible for patent protection
Drafting of disclaimers - requirements of clarity and conciseness
Catchwords:

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