If the petition does not comply with Article 112a, paragraphs 1, Article 112a, paragraphs 2 or Article 112a, paragraphs 4, Rule 106 or Rule 107, paragraph 1(b) or Rule 107, paragraph 2, the Enlarged Board of Appeal shall reject it as inadmissible, unless any defect has been remedied before the relevant period under Article 112a, paragraph 4, expires.
If the Enlarged Board of Appeal notes that the petition does not comply with Rule 107, paragraph 1(a), it shall communicate this to the petitioner and shall invite him to remedy the deficiencies noted within a period to be specified. If the deficiencies are not remedied in due time, the Enlarged Board of Appeal shall reject the petition as inadmissible.
If the petition is allowable, the Enlarged Board of Appeal shall set aside the decision of the Board of Appeal and order the re-opening of the proceedings before the Board of Appeal responsible under Rule 12, paragraph 4. The Enlarged Board of Appeal may order that members of the Board of Appeal who participated in taking the decision set aside shall be replaced.
Date retrieved: 02 November 2015
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EPC Implementing Rules
EPO Guidelines - E General Procedural Matters
Offical Journal of the EPO
XOJ EPO SE 1/2014, p66 - VI. REGISTRARS OF THE BOARDS OF APPEAL VI.1 Decision of the Enlarged Board of Appeal dated 12 November 2007 concerning the transfer of tasks to the Registry of the Enlarged Board of Appeal
Case Law Book
Case Law Book: III Amendments
XCLR III J 10.2.1 Previous participation in cases under consideration as member of the boards of appeal
Case Law Book: IV Divisional Applications
Case Law with Headnote
XR 2/08 Violation fondamentale de l'article 113 - non - nouveau motif d'opposition - oui - Ã©cartÃ© Ã tort - non - obligation [..]
General Case Law
XR 1/10 Beschwerdekammern nach dem EPÃ rechtsstaatlich ausgestaltete Gerichtsbarkeit (ja) / Vorgreiflichkeit der [..]
XR 3/10 Petition for review - admissible - yes / Objection raised after decision was given - Rule 106 complied with - yes - [..]
XR 20/10 Petition not reasoned within the meaning of Art. 112a(4), R. 107(2) EPC / No submission of a potential ground for [..]
XR 23/10 NichtberÃ¼cksichtigung des Vorbringens eines Verfahrensbeteiligten wegen MissverstÃ¤ndnisses (nein)
XR 8/11 ÃberprÃ¼fungsantrag teilweise offensichtlich unzulÃ¤ssig, teilweise offensichtlich unbegrÃ¼ndet / Verletzung des [..]
XR 15/11 Petition allowable (yes) - no opportunity to comment on grounds on which the decision under review was based / [..]
XR 21/11 Antrag auf Zulassung neuer Beweismittel im Beschwerdeverfahren nicht entschieden und Antrag fÃ¼r die Entscheidung [..]