The Enlarged Board of Appeal have decided that post-published evidence can be used to prove a technical effect for the assessment of inventive step if the technical effect is “encompassed by the technical teaching” of the application at the original filing date.
G2/21 Plausibility – The Enlarged Board of Appeal has heard the final arguments on whether post-filed data can be used to support inventive step
Patent attorneys Edward Rainsford and Sarah Gibbs discuss the recent verdict, delivered by the Enlarged Board of Appeal, on whether post-filed data can be used to support inventive step.
The Greenshoots Podcast by Appleyard Lees – episode 27 – Patent oppositions and appeals at the EPO in 2022
Appleyard Lees partners and patent attorneys Bobby Smithson and Jennifer Delaney give their outlook on patent oppositions and appeals at the EPO in 2022.
Intellectual property can help a business protect its innovation and brand, while making it more
After a potential opponent has decided to prepare an opposition, there are good reasons to also consider approaching the patent owner to try to negotiate a licensing agreement.
Appleyard Lees partners and patent attorneys Bobby Smithson, Jennifer Delaney and Howard Read lead a discussion on