G 0002/90 (Responsibility of the Legal Board of Appeal) of 4.8.1991

European Case Law Identifier: ECLI:EP:BA:1991:G000290.19910804
Date of decision: 04 August 1991
Case number: G 0002/90
Referral: T 0272/90
Application number: 82201018.7
IPC class: F16C 9/04
Language of proceedings: DE
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Title of application: -
Applicant name: Kolbenschmidt
Opponent name: Glyco-Metall-Werke
Board: EBA
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.
Relevant legal provisions:
European Patent Convention 1973 Art 21
European Patent Convention 1973 R 9(3)
Keywords: Responsibility of the Legal Board of Appeal
Appeals against decisions of the formalities officer


Cited decisions:
Citing decisions:
G 0001/02
G 0001/11
J 0012/01
J 0021/09
T 0560/90
T 1012/03
T 1954/14
T 1403/16

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