Communications from the Boards of Appeal
The EPO is competent to assess priority entitlement, which is presumed to exist if the formal requirements for claiming priority are fulfilled.
The Boards of Appeal Committee and the President of the Boards of Appeal invite users to participate in an online consultation
The oral proceedings in cases G 1/22 and G 2/22 ("Entitlement to priority") before the EPO Enlarged Board of Appeal will be held on 26 May 2023. The p
The EBoA today issued decision G 2/21 and concluded that the term “plausibility” did not amount to a distinctive legal concept.
In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, the BoA will lift measures regulating the arrangement and conduct of oral proceedings from 1 February 2023.
An online consultation on Article 15a of the Rules of Procedure of the Boards of Appeal has been initiated.