T 1870/08 () of 13.3.2012

European Case Law Identifier: ECLI:EP:BA:2012:T187008.20120313
Date of decision: 13 March 2012
Case number: T 1870/08
Application number: 88302050.5
IPC class: H01L 39/24
H01B 12/00
Language of proceedings: EN
Distribution: B
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Decision text in EN (PDF, 117.474K)
Documentation of the appeal procedure can be found in the Register
Bibliographic information is available in: EN
Versions: Unpublished
Title of application: Superconducting wire and method of manufacturing the same
Applicant name: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba
Board: 3.4.03
Headnote: -
Relevant legal provisions:
European Patent Convention Art 54(3)
European Patent Convention Art 69(1)
European Patent Convention Art 123(2)
European Patent Convention Art 123(3)
European Patent Convention R 43(1)
Rules of procedure of the Boards of Appeal Art 21
European Patent Convention 1973 Art 54
European Patent Convention 1973 Art 56
European Patent Convention 1973 Art 83
European Patent Convention 1973 Art 100(a)
European Patent Convention 1973 Art 100(b)
European Patent Convention 1973 Art 123(2)
European Patent Convention 1973 R 29(1)
Keywords: Test for compliance with Art. 123(2) EPC of undisclosed disclaimers in the light of G 1/03 and G 2/10

The test of G 2/10 also applies to an amendment involving an undisclosed disclaimer by means of which a claim has been rendered new over a European patent application according to Article 54(3) EPC. The examination of the admissibility of the amendment for compliance with Article 123(2) EPC must be made separately for the disclaimer per se and for the subject-matter remaining in the claim (see point 4. of the Reasons).

Cited decisions:
G 0001/93
G 0001/03
G 0002/10
T 0451/99
T 0507/99
T 1107/06
T 1068/07
T 1049/08
Citing decisions:
G 0001/16
T 0437/14

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