Texts relating to appeal proceedings
The appeals procedure is governed by the European Patent Convention, Part VI:
It is further governed by the Rules of Procedure:
The texts of these Rules, the business distribution schemes of the Boards and other information on the Boards and the appeals procedures are contained in the annual supplementary publication to the EPO Official Journal "Information from the Boards of Appeal". It is published as the first supplementary publication of each year.
Publication: Case Law of the Boards of Appeal
Important decisions concerning the appeals procedure are summarised in the publication "Case Law of the Boards of Appeal" (see chapter V.).
You can consult the schedule of oral proceedings in the online calendar of oral proceeding.