T 1441/13 (Embryonic stem cells, disclaimer /ASTERIAS) of 9.9.2014

European Case Law Identifier: ECLI:EP:BA:2014:T144113.20140909
Date of decision: 09 September 2014
Case number: T 1441/13
Application number: 02799217.1
IPC class: C12N 5/00
C12N 5/02
C12N 5/06
A01N 63/00
A01N 65/00
A61K 48/00
Language of proceedings: EN
Distribution: C
Download and more information:
Decision text in EN (PDF, 460.877K)
Documentation of the appeal procedure can be found in the Register
Bibliographic information is available in: EN
Versions: Unpublished
Applicant name: Asterias Biotherapeutics, Inc.
Opponent name: -
Board: 3.3.08
Headnote: -
Relevant legal provisions:
European Patent Convention Art 53(a)
European Patent Convention R 28(c)
Rules of procedure of the Boards of Appeal Art 12(4)
European Patent Convention R 26
European Patent Convention Art 123(2)
Keywords: Admissibility of the Main Request and of Auxiliary Requests 1 to 4 (yes);
Main Request: requirements Article 53(a) EPC in combination with Rule 28(c) EPC (no);
Auxiliary Requests 1 and 2: disclaimers allowable (no) (see points 8 to 17);
Auxiliary Requests 3 and 4: remittal to the department of first instance (yes)


Cited decisions:
G 0001/03
G 0002/06
G 0002/10
T 0866/01
T 1836/10
T 2221/10
Citing decisions:
G 0001/16
T 1226/11
T 1808/13

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