Case Law of the Boards of Appeal

10th edition / July 2022

The Case Law of the Boards of Appeal of the EPO provides an invaluable source of information for anyone concerned with European patent law.

The publication is organised by topic and contains summaries or references to almost 8 000 decisions issued in writing up to the end of 2021, as well as several particularly important ones from the start of 2022. It includes summaries of six additional decisions or opinions of the Enlarged Board of Appeal, complemented by extensive coverage of the case law on the application of the revised Rules of Procedure of the Boards of Appeal (RPBA 2020).

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The Case Law of the Boards of Appeal of the EPO is published in English, French and German and is only available electronically.

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