G02/21 Plausibility

A new EPO referral to the enlarged BoA will determine whether post-filed data can be used to support inventive step and plausibility.

Legal and ethical challenges of data-driven healthcare innovation

In the present climate it is clear that there is enormous pressure on healthcare systems across the globe. Further, an increasingly aging population leads to a number of healthcare challenges including that people are living longer generally with one or more chronic conditions.