This volume provides a commentary on the body of case law which has been developed by the Boards of Appeal following the introduction of the European Patent Convention (EPC). The text discusses the impact of Board of Appeal decisions on such areas as patentable subject matter, extent of protection, procedural remedies and First Instance procedure. The text is supported by references both to the EPC and Board of Appeal decisions, while appendices include the full text of the EPC and its rules in addition to notices published by the European Patent Office. One chapter looks forward to the next stage of development of the patent system, based upon the Community Patent Convention.
... This well presented text is an authoritative contribution to a clear understanding of the ever-growing complexity of European patent law.A practical guide and source of reference.A practical guide and source of reference but it also provides a valuable insight into the present attitudes and future development of the EPOThis is an eminently useful text on patent law. In one volume of approximately a thousand pages, Mr Paterson has provided us with an excellent reference work on both the substantive and procedural aspects of European Patent Convention. This book is a 'must have' for any intellectual property library and any patent practitioner's desk. European Intellectual Property Review (of the 1st Edition).
Descrizione libro Sweet & Maxwell UK. Condizione libro: Good. Ex-library, so some stamps and wear, but in good overall condition. Codice libro della libreria Z1-T-010-00153