G 0002/99 (Six-month period) of 12.7.2000

European Case Law Identifier: ECLI:EP:BA:2000:G000299.20000712
Date of decision: 12 July 2000
Case number: G 0002/99
Referral: T 0535/95
Application number: 89905055.3
IPC class: A47C 20/04
Language of proceedings: DE
Distribution: A
Download and more information:
Decision text in EN (PDF, 7 KB)
Documentation of the appeal procedure can be found in the Register
Bibliographic information is available in: DE | EN | FR
Versions: OJ
Applicant name: Dewert GmbH & Co.
Opponent name: -
Board: EBA
Headnote: For the calculation of the six-month period referred to in Article 55(1) EPC, the relevant date is the date of the actual filing of the European patent application; the date of priority is not to be taken account of in calculating this period.
Relevant legal provisions:
European Patent Convention 1973 Art 54(2)
European Patent Convention 1973 Art 54(3)
European Patent Convention 1973 Art 55(1)(a)
European Patent Convention 1973 Art 56
European Patent Convention 1973 Art 89
European Patent Convention 1973 Art 112(1)(a)
European Patent Convention 1973 R 23
Rules of procedure of the Boards of Appeal Art 17(2)
Paris Convention Art 2
Paris Convention Art 4
SPC Art 004
Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms Art 6
Keywords: Admissibility of referral - significance of the point of law in the appeal proceedings (yes)
Calculation of the six-month period under Article 55 EPC - relevant date - date of actual filing of the application


Cited decisions:
Citing decisions:
G 0001/14
J 0002/01
T 0535/95
T 1008/96
T 0033/99
T 1466/12
T 2256/14
T 1362/15
T 0853/16
T 0466/20

Summary of Facts and Submissions

Cases G 3/98 and G 2/99 were consolidated. The language of proceedings in G 3/98 was English. The language of proceedings in G 2/99 was German. The text of both decision is otherwise identical. The text of decision G 2/99 will therefore not be published.

Reasons for the Decision


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