Examination Board for the European Qualifying Examination
3. List of references to landmark decisions
THE EXAMINATION SECRETARIAT,
Having regard to Articles 8(d) and 9, paragraph 2(d), of the Regulation on the European qualifying examination for professional representatives (REE) of 9 December 1993 (OJ EPO 1994, 7), and Rule 1 of the REE implementing provisions of 28 April 1998 (OJ EPO 1998, 364),
Hereby publishes the list of references to landmark decisions in EPO case law pursuant to Article 12 REE and applicable to the European qualifying examination 2004;
(a) All decisions mentioned in the Guidelines for Examination in the European Patent Office (version valid as at 31 December 2003);
(b) All decisions mentioned in the EPO publication "Case Law of the Boards of Appeal of the European Patent Office" published in 2002, 4th edition 2001;
(c) All decisions published in the Official Journal of the EPO in 2002 and 2003 and those mentioned in the special editions on EPO Board of Appeal case law in 2002 and 2003.
Publication of this list does not imply that candidates will not be tested on additional case law relevant to interpretation of the law referred to in Article 12(a)(i) to (iii) REE.