R 0003/10 (Right to be heard in oral proceedings/SALMON BRANDS AS) of 29.9.2011

European Case Law Identifier: ECLI:EP:BA:2011:R000310.20110929
Date of decision: 29 September 2011
Case number: R 0003/10
Petition for review of: T 0136/09
Application number: 01931465.7
IPC class: A22C 25/16
Language of proceedings: EN
Distribution: B
Download and more information:
Decision text in EN (PDF, 46.086K)
Documentation of the appeal procedure can be found in the Register
Bibliographic information is available in: EN
Versions: Unpublished
Title of application: Improved method for the manufacture of raw fish products
Applicant name: Salmon Brands AS
Opponent name: Trio Fish Processing Machinery
Pan Fish
Fjord Seafood
Marine Harvest International
Asociación de la Industria del Salmon de Chile AG
Board: EBA
Headnote: -
Relevant legal provisions:
European Patent Convention Art 100(a)
European Patent Convention Art 100(b)
European Patent Convention Art 100(c)
European Patent Convention Art 112a(2)(c)
European Patent Convention Art 113(1)
European Patent Convention Art 116(1)
European Patent Convention Art 116(2)
European Patent Convention R 103(1)(a)
European Patent Convention R 106
European Patent Convention R 108(3)
European Patent Convention R 109(2)(a)
European Patent Convention R 109(2)(b)
European Patent Convention R 110
European Patent Convention 1973 R 67
Keywords: Petition for review - admissible - yes
Objection raised after decision was given - Rule 106 complied with - yes - could not be raised earlier
Petition for review - allowable - yes - fundamental violation of petitioner's right to be heard in oral proceedings - yes - rejection of request on a ground not heard on
Presence of fundamental violation - to be determined on an objective basis - not relevant that no fault of the Board
Likelihood of success of potential oral submissions - whether submissions were already presented in writing - not relevant
Reimbursement of fee for petition - yes


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T 0125/89
T 0405/96
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R 0011/12
R 0012/12
R 0001/13
R 0005/13
R 0009/13
R 0010/13
R 0011/13
R 0012/13
R 0013/13
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R 0016/14
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