the Board of Appeal shall, during proceedings on a case and either of its own motion or following a request from a party to the appeal, refer any question to the Enlarged Board of Appeal if it considers that a decision is required for the above purposes. If the Board of Appeal rejects the request, it shall give the reasons in its final decision;
In the cases referred to in paragraph 1(a) the parties to the appeal proceedings shall be parties to the proceedings before the Enlarged Board of Appeal.
The decision of the Enlarged Board of Appeal referred to in paragraph 1(a) shall be binding on the Board of Appeal in respect of the appeal in question.
See decisions/opinions of the Enlarged Board of Appeal G 1/86, G 2/88, G 4/88, G 5/88, G 6/88, G 7/88, G 8/88, G 1/90, G 1/92, G 3/95, G 6/95, G 2/97, G 2/98, G 3/98, G 4/98, G 1/99, G 2/99, G 3/99, G 1/02, G 1/03, G 2/03, G 3/03, G 1/04, G 2/04, G 3/04, G 1/05, G 2/06, G 3/08, G 1/12, G 1/14, G 3/14, G 1/15, G 1/16, G 1/18, G 2/19, G 3/19 (Annex I).
Date retrieved: 17 May 2021
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EPC Implementing Rules
X Decision of the Administrative Council of 25 March 2015 approving amendments to the Rules of Procedure of the Enlarged Board of Appeal of the European Patent Office
Offical Journal of the EPO
XOJ EPO SE 1/2021, p183 - Annex 2. Table setting out the amendments to the RPBA and the explanatory remarks
Case Law Book
Case Law Book: I Patentability
Case Law Book: II Conditions to be met by an Application
XCLR II E 2.4.12 Replacement of substance by device containing substance or substance with mechanical device