T 0034/90 (Viscosity reduction) of 15.10.1991

European Case Law Identifier: ECLI:EP:BA:1991:T003490.19911015
Date of decision: 15 October 1991
Case number: T 0034/90
Application number: 84200271.9
IPC class: C11D 3/08
Language of proceedings: EN
Distribution: A
Download and more information:
Decision text in EN (PDF, 780 KB)
Documentation of the appeal procedure can be found in the Register
Bibliographic information is available in: EN
Versions: OJ | Published
Title of application: -
Applicant name: Unilever
Opponent name: Henkel
Board: 3.3.01
Headnote: 1. Appeal proceedings are wholly separate and independent from the first instance proceedings. Their function is to give a judicial decision upon the correctness of a separate earlier decision of the first instance department.
2. Therefore, even if a representative had lawfully used an alternative official language in the oral proceedings before the first instance, he has to file a new notice pursuant to Rule 2(1) EPC for the appeal proceedings.
Relevant legal provisions:
European Patent Convention 1973 R 2(1)
Keywords: Role of appeal proceedings: non-continuation of first instance ones


Cited decisions:
Citing decisions:
J 0018/98
J 0005/11
J 0006/11
T 0852/90
T 0025/91
T 0506/91
T 0501/92
T 0583/04
T 1182/05
T 1356/05
T 1360/05
T 0520/07
T 0952/07
T 1251/07
T 1685/07
T 1837/07
T 0724/08
T 1866/08
T 0719/09
T 0936/09
T 1693/10
T 0353/11
T 2393/11
T 1511/12
T 2245/12
T 1855/13
T 2344/15
T 0177/18

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