District court applies 20-year-old EPO decision

Posted On 06 Mar 2014
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Nearly two decades have passed since the European Patent Office Enlarged Board of Appeal handed down Decision G3/92, dealing with a European patent application made by an unlawful applicant. The decision was recently applied by a Swedish district court, which declared the plaintiff to be entitled to an invention covered by a Patent Cooperation Treaty application that had irrevocably lapsed several years earlier.

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