EPO Boards of Appeal Decisions in consolidated cases G 1/03 - Disclaimer/PPG, and G 2/03 - Disclaimer/GENETIC SYSTEMS

April 20, 2004

Munich, 19 Apr 2004

Case G 0001/03
08 April 2004
Heat processable metallic appearing coatings

Decision

Keywords
Allowability of disclaimers - delimitation against state of the art under Article 54(2) and (3)(4) - accidental anticipation - exclusion of subject-matter not eligible for patent protection Drafting of disclaimers - requirements of clarity and conciseness

Case G 0002/03
08 April 2004
Synthetic antigens for the detection of aids-related disease

Decision

Keywords
Allowability of disclaimers - delimitation against state of the art under Article 54(2) and (3)(4) - accidental anticipation - exclusion of subject-matter not eligible for patent protection Drafting of disclaimers - requirements of clarity and conciseness

European Patent Office
Item source: http://legal.european-patent-office.org/ dg3/updates/2004_04_19.htm

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