T 0606/10 (AIDS proteins/NOVARTIS) of 12.5.2011

European Case Law Identifier: ECLI:EP:BA:2011:T060610.20110512
Date of decision: 12 May 2011
Case number: T 0606/10
Application number: 92201711.6
IPC class: C12N 15/10
Language of proceedings: EN
Distribution: C
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Decision text in EN (PDF, 26 KB)
Documentation of the appeal procedure can be found in the Register
Bibliographic information is available in: EN
Versions: Unpublished
Title of application: Recombinant proteins of viruses associated with lymphadenopathy syndrome and/or acquired immune deficiency syndrome
Applicant name: Novartis Vaccines and Diagnostics, Inc.
Opponent name: Institut Pasteur
Board: 3.3.08
Headnote: -
Relevant legal provisions:
European Patent Convention Art 68
European Patent Convention R 75
European Patent Convention R 84(1)
European Patent Convention R 98
European Patent Convention 1973 Art 99(3)
European Patent Convention 1973 Art 106(2)
Keywords: Respondent's main request - termination of the appeal proceedings (no)
Common request of appellant and respondent - patent to be revoked (yes)

see points 1.1 to 1.8 of the Reasons

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Citing decisions:
T 0949/09
T 0520/10
T 1866/10

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