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The European Patent Convention (EPC), the multilateral treaty instituting the legal system according to which European patents are granted, contains provisions allowing a party to appeal a decision issued by a first instance department of the European Patent Office (EPO).
Business method patents are a class of patents which disclose and claim new methods of doing business.
The European Patent Convention (EPC), also known as the Convention on the Grant of European Patents of 5 October 1973, is a multilateral treaty instituting the European Patent Organisation and providing an autonomous legal system according to which European patents are granted.
An invention is a unique or novel device, method, composition or process.
Under the European Patent Convention (EPC), European patents shall be granted for inventions which inter alia involve an inventive step.
The Journal of Intellectual Property Law & Practice (print:, online) is a monthly peer-reviewed law journal covering intellectual property law and practice, published by the Oxford University Press.
This list provides a guide to decisions of the Boards of Appeal of the European Patent Office (EPO) relating to.
In a patent or patent application, the claims define, in technical terms, the extent, i.e. the scope, of the protection conferred by a patent, or the protection sought in a patent application.
Patent World was a monthly magazine published in English and specialized in patent law and business.
Within the context of a national or multilateral body of law, an invention is patentable if it meets the relevant legal conditions to be granted a patent.
The patentability of software, computer programs and computer-implemented inventions under the European Patent Convention (EPC) is the extent to which subject matter in these fields is patentable under the Convention on the Grant of European Patents of October 5, 1973.
T 258/03, also known as Auction Method/Hitachi, is a decision of a Technical Board of Appeal of the European Patent Office (EPO), issued on April 21, 2004.
T 641/00, also known as Two identities/COMVIK, is a decision of a Technical Board of Appeal of the European Patent Office (EPO), issued on September 26, 2002.
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