J 0015/10 (Unsubstantiated request for re-establishment of rights (inadmissible … of 8.11.2010

European Case Law Identifier: ECLI:EP:BA:2010:J001510.20101108
Date of decision: 08 November 2010
Case number: J 0015/10
Application number: 03730269.2
IPC class: B27M 1/02
Language of proceedings: EN
Distribution: B
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Bibliographic information is available in: EN
Versions: Unpublished
Title of application: A method to produce a decay resistant and weatherproof wooden procut with qualities like hardwood
Applicant name: Kause, Jaakko
Opponent name: -
Board: 3.1.01
Headnote: -
Relevant legal provisions:
European Patent Convention Art 122(1)
European Patent Convention R 136(2)
Rules of procedure of the Boards of Appeal Art 15
Keywords: Duly substantiated request for re-establishment of rights (no)

As condition for the admissibility of a request for re-establishment of rights, a duly substantiated statement of grounds must be submitted within the time limit for filing the request.

A request for re-establishment of rights which relies on general statements only and contains no specific facts does not satisfy the requirement for a duly substantiated request under Rule 136(2), first sentence, EPC.

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J 0005/94
J 0018/98
J 0019/05
T 0585/05
Citing decisions:
T 0479/10
T 0642/12
T 0395/16

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