T 0438/98 () of 12.10.2000

European Case Law Identifier: ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T043898.20001012
Date of decision: 12 October 2000
Case number: T 0438/98
Application number: 88111360.9
IPC class: C08J 5/18
Language of proceedings: EN
Distribution: C
Download and more information:
Decision text in EN (PDF, 42.607K)
Documentation of the appeal procedure can be found in the Register
Bibliographic information is available in: EN
Versions: Unpublished
Title of application: Minute-cellular polyester film provided with coating
Applicant name: Mitsubishi Polyester Film Corporation
Opponent name: Toyo Boseki Kabushiki Kaisha
Imperial Chemical Industries PLC
Board: 3.3.03
Headnote: -
Relevant legal provisions:
European Patent Convention 1973 Art 54
European Patent Convention 1973 Art 84
European Patent Convention 1973 Art 111(1)
European Patent Convention 1973 Art 114(2)
European Patent Convention 1973 Art 123(2)
European Patent Convention 1973 Art 123(3)
European Patent Convention 1973 R 88
Keywords: Claims - clarity (yes) - lack of support (not objectionable in opposition/appeal proceedings)
Amendment under Rule 88 EPC not objectionable under Article 123(3) EPC if complying with Article 123(2) EPC
Novelty - implicit disclosure (no)


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G 0004/95
T 0271/84
T 0153/85
T 0371/88
T 0200/89
T 0673/89
T 0214/91
Citing decisions:
T 0552/98
T 0003/01
T 0369/03
T 0139/05
T 1202/07
T 0635/10
T 1147/11
T 2523/11

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