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Cabinet Chaillot represents applicants before the European Patent Office for filing European patents and their prosecution, for filing oppositions against EP granted patents. We give you here the main steps of the prosecution, the elements required for filing a European patent or for the entry into EP phase of a PCT application, the validation requirements after the granting since the London Agreement...

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12-2019 DABUS patent: EPO refuses patent applications with a machine as inventor

EPO considers that the requirement of designation of inventor was not met.

04-2019 Referral to the Enlarged Board of Appeal related to plant patentability

The President of the EPO has submitted questions to the Enlarged Board of Appeal which relate to the patentability of plants exclusively obtained by...

02-2019 Exceptions to patentability

In decision T1063/18 rendered on 05/12/2018, the Board of Appeal asserted that Rule 28(2) EPC, that was introduced into EPC following decisions...

01-2018 Decision of the Enlarged Board of Appeal G 1/16 – Undisclosed disclaimers

As a reminder, the admissibility of disclaimers (negative limitations) is laid down in decisions G 1/03 and G 2/03 which stipulate...

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