Journal Article

Adding subject matter by deleting from claim

David Rogers

in Journal of Intellectual Property Law & Practice

Volume 2, issue 6, pages 355-356
Published in print June 2007 | ISSN: 1747-1532
Published online April 2007 | e-ISSN: 1747-1540 | DOI:
Adding subject matter by deleting from claim

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This case concerns a situation where a deletion of text from a claim amounted to an extension of the patent beyond the content of the application as originally filed. The Board drew a distinction between deleting text and adding text when applying Art 123(2) EPC.

Journal Article.  1163 words. 

Subjects: Intellectual Property Law

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