T 1051/12 (DENDRITIC CELL/MAYO FOUNDATION) of 28.8.2012

European Case Law Identifier: ECLI:EP:BA:2012:T105112.20120828
Date of decision: 28 August 2012
Case number: T 1051/12
Application number: 03764607.2
IPC class: C07K 16/28
C07K 14/00
C07K 7/00
A61K 39/395
A61K 39/00
A61K 39/12
A61K 39/02
A61K 45/00
C12N 15/13
C12N 15/63
C12N 5/10
Language of proceedings: EN
Distribution: D
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Documentation of the appeal procedure can be found in the Register
Bibliographic information is available in: EN
Versions: Unpublished
Title of application: DENDRITIC CELL PONTENTIATION
Applicant name: MAYO FOUNDATION FOR MEDICAL
EDUCATION AND RESEARCH
Opponent name: -
Board: 3.3.04
Headnote: -
Relevant legal provisions:
European Patent Convention Art 108
European Patent Convention R 101(1)
Keywords: Missing statement of grounds
Catchwords:

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Cited decisions:
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Citing decisions:
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Summary of Facts and Submissions

I. The appeal is against the decision of the Examining Division of the European Patent Office dated 24 October 2011 refusing European patent application No. 03764607.2.

II. The appellant (applicant) filed a notice of appeal on 23 December 2011 and paid the fee for appeal on the same day.

III. No statement of grounds was filed by the appellant. The notice of appeal contains nothing that could be regarded as a statement of grounds pursuant to Article 108 EPC.

IV. By communication dated 10 May 2012, sent by registered letter with advice of delivery, the Registry of the board informed the appellant that no statement of grounds had been filed and that the appeal could be expected to be rejected as inadmissible. The appellant was invited to file observations within two months.

V. The appellant filed no observations in response to said communication.

Reasons for the Decision

As no written statement setting out the grounds of appeal has been filed, the appeal has to be rejected as inadmissible (Rule 101(1) EPC in conjunction with Article 108 EPC).

Order

For these reasons it is decided that:

The appeal is rejected as inadmissible.

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