epi Information 4|16

  • Report from the 81st Council Meeting in Berlin
  • Tutors Report on the EQE 2016 Papers
  • Results of the EQE 2016
  • Fast and Sure: Options to Quicker Processing Before the EPO
  • The Problem and Solution Approach – Objective Technical Problem, Part 2
  • Grace Period for Patents
  • Optional Features, Article 84 EPC and Rule 137(5) EPC – An Ambiguous Relationship?


epi Information 3|16

  • 95th Board Meeting in Haarlem
  • Considerations about the Code of Conduct for UPC representatives
  • Toujours la politesse
  • A Review of the “Problem and Solution” Approach to Inventive Step under Article 56 EPC, Part 3
  • Limits of a Limited Opposition
  • Thoughts About the EQE, Part 2
  • The Problem and Solution Approach – Basic Case Law and Recent Development, Part 1
  • Evaluation of Claim Amendments


epi Information 2|16

  • Report from the 80th Council Meeting in Athens
  • A Review of the “Problem and Solution” Approach to Inventive Step under Article 56 EPC, Part 2
  • Limits of a Limited Opposition
  • Decision G1/14 Appeal Inadmissible or Deemed Not Filed?
  • Thoughts About the EQE – Part 1
  • The History of Partial Priority System of the Paris Convention


epi Information 1|16

  • A Solution to eDrex OCR Problems
  • Post Brüstle Developments in EU Biotech Patent Law at the CJEU
  • A New Scenario for Infringement of Second Medical Use Patents: Are Generics Liable when They Participate in Discount Contract Tenders?
  • A Review of the “Problem and Solution” Approach to Inventive Step under Article 56 EPC, Part 1
  • Unintentional Abandonment?