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EPO – Enlarged Board of Appeal decision G 3/14

26 Mar 2015

Enlarged Board of Appeal decision G 3/14, 24 March 2015, with thanks to DX Thomas, for sending in the decision

In considering whether, for the purpose of Article 101(3) EPC, a patent as amended meets the requirements of the EPC, the claims of the patent may be examined for compliance with the requirements of Article 84 EPC only when, and then only to the extent that the amendment introduces non-compliance with Article 84 EPC.

Read the decision here.