|European Case Law Identifier:||ECLI:EP:BA:1991:G000290.19910804|
|Date of decision:||04 August 1991|
|Case number:||G 0002/90|
|IPC class:||F16C 9/04|
|Language of proceedings:||DE|
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|Title of application:||-|
|Headnote:||1. Under Article 21(3)(c) EPC, the Legal Board of Appeal is competent only to hear appeals against decisions taken by an Examining Division consisting of fewer than four members when the decision does not concern the refusal of a European patent application or the grant of a European patent. In all other cases, i.e. those covered by Article 21(3)(a), (3)(b) and (4) EPC, the Technical Board of Appeal is competent.
2. The provisions relating to competence in Article 21(3) and (4) EPC are not affected by Rule 9(3) EPC.
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|Keywords:||Responsibility of the Legal Board of Appeal
Appeals against decisions of the formalities officer
Date retrieved: 30 December 2018