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The Enlarged Board of Appeal rules on the scope of the exclusion from patent protection for methods for treatment of the human or animal body by surgery

Eddy D. Ventose

in Journal of Intellectual Property Law & Practice

Volume 5, issue 6, pages 393-396
Published in print June 2010 | ISSN: 1747-1532
Published online April 2010 | e-ISSN: 1747-1540 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/jiplp/jpq040
The Enlarged Board of Appeal rules on the scope of the exclusion from patent protection for methods for treatment of the human or animal body by surgery

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The exclusion of methods for treatment of the human or animal body by surgery found in Article 52(4) of the European Patent Convention (‘EPC’) has been subject to clarification by the Enlarged Board of Appeal of the European Patent Office.

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Subjects: Arbitration ; Intellectual Property Law

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