A hope to succeed – are the EPO Guidelines misleading?

By Wooden G, Blaseby M, Visser D.

Abstract

Guidelines for Examination in the European Patent Office (‘Guidelines’), November 2016; Case Law of the Boards of Appeal of the European Patent Office (“CLBA”), 8th Edition, July 2016 The Guidelines of the European Patent Office (EPO) indicate that hope of solving the objective technical problem is sufficient to modify the closest …read more

Source:: Journal of Intellectual Property Law & Practice