T 0818/93 () of 2.4.1996

European Case Law Identifier: ECLI:EP:BA:1996:T081893.19960402
Date of decision: 02 April 1996
Case number: T 0818/93
Application number: 86115473.0
IPC class: A61F 2/04
Language of proceedings: EN
Distribution: B
Download and more information:
Decision text in EN (PDF, 1.274M)
Documentation of the appeal procedure can be found in the Register
Bibliographic information is available in: EN
Versions: Unpublished
Title of application: Expandable intraluminal graft, and apparatus for implanting an expandable intraluminal graft
Applicant name: Palmaz, Julio C.
Opponent name: Advanced Surgical Intervention, inc.
Boston Scientific Corporation
Board: 3.2.02
Headnote: -
Relevant legal provisions:
European Patent Convention 1973 Art 54
European Patent Convention 1973 Art 56
European Patent Convention 1973 Art 83
European Patent Convention 1973 Art 84
European Patent Convention 1973 Art 123(2)
European Patent Convention 1973 Art 123(3)
Keywords: Inventive step - new use of a known measure
Inventive step - equivalents
Inventive step - reformulation of the problem
Novelty - availability to the public - obligation to maintain secrecy
Amendments - disclosure in drawings
Appeal procedure - late filed claim - non considerated
Law of evidence - burden of proof
Closest prior art - similar use minimum of modifications
Catchwords:

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