VII. ORAL PROCEEDINGS BEFORE THE BOARDS OF APPEAL
VII.1 - Oral proceedings before the boards of appeal
The Notice of the Vice-President of Directorate-General 3 of the European Patent Office dated 16 July 2007 concerning oral proceedings before the boards of appeal of the EPO (originally published in OJ EPO 2007, Special edition No. 3, 115) has been cancelled with effect from 1 January 2020. See Notice of the President of the Boards of Appeal dated 28 November 2019 cancelling the notices concerning accelerated processing and oral proceedings before the boards of appeal of the EPO (originally published in OJ EPO 2019, A112), which is reproduced in section IV.1. of the present publication.