Journal Article

Exclusion from patentability under Article 53(a) EPC upon ‘morality’ grounds

David Rogers

in Journal of Intellectual Property Law & Practice

Volume 2, issue 2, pages 61-62
Published in print February 2007 | ISSN: 1747-1532
Published online January 2007 | e-ISSN: 1747-1540 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/jiplp/jpl222
Exclusion from patentability under Article 53(a) EPC upon ‘morality’ grounds

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The Board's decision turned upon the morality exclusion from patentability, the Board finding that for this exclusion to apply the invention must lend itself only to immoral forms of exploitation.

Journal Article.  1130 words. 

Subjects: Intellectual Property Law

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