|European Case Law Identifier:||ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T104004.20060323|
|Date of decision:||23 March 2006|
|Case number:||T 1040/04|
|IPC class:||E04F 15/04
|Language of proceedings:||EN|
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|Title of application:||Floor covering, consisting of hard floor panels|
|Applicant name:||Unilin Beheer B.V.|
|Opponent name:||Otger TerhÃ¼rne Holzwerke GmbH & Co. KG
Berry Finance N.V.
|Headnote:||The following question is referred to the Enlarged Board of Appeal:
Can a patent which has been granted on a divisional application which did not meet the requirements of Article 76(1) EPC because at its actual date of filing it extended beyond the content of the earlier application, be amended during opposition proceedings in order to overcome the ground of opposition under Article 100(c) EPC and thereby fulfill said requirements?
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|Keywords:||Amendment of a patent granted on a divisional application -Referral to the Enlarged Board of Appeal|
Date retrieved: 30 December 2018