T 0074/93 (Contraceptive method) of 9.11.1994

European Case Law Identifier: ECLI:EP:BA:1994:T007493.19941109
Date of decision: 09 November 1994
Case number: T 0074/93
Application number: 88904588.6
IPC class: C07C 103/737
Language of proceedings: EN
Distribution: A
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Decision text in EN (PDF, 649.969K)
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Bibliographic information is available in: EN
Versions: OJ | Published
Title of application: Alicyclic compounds and their contraceptive use
Opponent name: -
Board: 3.3.01
Headnote: A method of contraception which is to be applied in the private and personal sphere of a human being is not susceptible of industrial application.
Relevant legal provisions:
European Patent Convention 1973 Art 52(1)
European Patent Convention 1973 Art 52(4)
European Patent Convention 1973 Art 57
Keywords: Patentability of a contraceptive method applied in the private and personal sphere (no)


Cited decisions:
G 0005/83
T 0820/92
Citing decisions:
G 0001/03
G 0002/03
T 1165/97
T 1635/09

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