G 0001/11 (Non-refund of further search fees/BAUER) of 19.3.2014

European Case Law Identifier: ECLI:EP:BA:2014:G000111.20140319
Date of decision: 19 March 2014
Case number: G 0001/11
Application number: 07001768.6
IPC class: E02D 17/13
Language of proceedings: DE
Distribution: A
Download and more information:
Decision text in EN (PDF, 37 KB)
Documentation of the appeal procedure can be found in the Register
Bibliographic information is available in: DE | EN | FR
Versions: OJ
Title of application: -
Applicant name: BAUER Maschinen GmbH
Opponent name: -
Board: EBA
Headnote: A technical board of appeal is competent to hear an appeal against an EPO examining division's decision – taken separately from its decision granting a patent or refusing the application – not to refund search fees under Rule 64(2) EPC.
Relevant legal provisions:
European Patent Convention Art 17
European Patent Convention Art 21(2)
European Patent Convention Art 21(3)
European Patent Convention Art 21(4)
European Patent Convention Art 82
European Patent Convention Art 112(1)(a)
European Patent Convention R 44
European Patent Convention R 64(2)
European Patent Convention R 112(2)
European Patent Convention 1973 Art 154(3)
European Patent Convention 1973 R 46(2)
European Patent Convention 1973 R 9(3)
Vienna Convention on the Law of Treaties (1969) Art 31
Vienna Convention on the Law of Treaties (1969) Art 32
Keywords: Appeal against decision of examining division refusing request for refund of search fees under Rule 64(2) EPC – Competence of technical board of appeal


Cited decisions:
G 0001/83
G 0002/90
G 0003/03
G 0001/08
J 0024/96
J 0012/01
T 0039/91
T 0094/91
Citing decisions:
J 0016/13
T 2482/12
T 1402/13
T 0318/14
T 0755/14
T 0756/14
T 2526/17

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