06 July 2016
On 1st July it was announced that the Administrative Council of the European Patent Organisation had agreed to reform its Board of Appeal.
The Board of Appeal is the body that takes decisions on appeals against decisions of the European Patent Office concerning European patent applications and European patents. Member states have voted and accepted a comprehensive reform proposal that will allow the Board of Appeal greater independence and improve efficiency.
These reforms include:
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