Carpmaels in Conversation: Ep. 11 – EPO Enlarged Board of Appeal special: videoconferences and plausibility in inventive step
- G 1/21 – A return to in-person hearings? The EPO’s Enlarged Board of Appeal rules on forcing parties to attend oral proceedings by videoconference during the Covid-19 pandemic, and concludes that it’s best to avoid this if possible.
- G 2/21 – Referral to the Enlarged Board of Appeal on plausibility: Questions have been referred to the EPO’s Enlarged Board of Appeal on whether new (post-published) evidence can be used to support an inventive step at the EPO.
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