Abstract (law)

In law, an abstract is a brief statement that contains the most important points of a long legal document or of several related legal papers.
European Patent Judges' Symposium
The European Patent Judges' Symposium is a biennial symposium, with the claimed aim of providing a platform for national judges from legal systems with differing traditions to exchange experiences and to thereby promote mutual understanding in the
G 1/15
In case G 1/15, the Enlarged Board of Appeal of the European Patent Office (EPO) affirmed the concept of partial priority. That is, a patent claim in a European patent application or European patent may partially benefit from the priority of an earlier
Josef Kratochvíl (civil servant)
Josef Kratochvíl is a Czech civil servant and current President of the Industrial Property Office of the Czech Republic. On December 12, 2018, he was elected Chairman of the Administrative Council of the European Patent Organisation, a position he took
G 2/19
G 2/19 is a decision issued by the Enlarged Board of Appeal of the European Patent Office (EPO) on 16 July 2019, which deals with three legal questions, the third relating to whether oral proceedings before the EPO Boards of Appeal may be held in Haar in
G 1/19
G 1/19 is a decision issued by the Enlarged Board of Appeal of the European Patent Office (EPO) on 10 March 2021, which deals with the patentability of computer-implemented simulations
Legal Services Act
The Legal Services Act is a German federal law which entered into force on July 1, 2008
G 1/21
G 1/21 is a decision issued on 16 July 2021 by the Enlarged Board of Appeal of the European Patent Office (EPO) regarding the legality of holding oral proceedings at the EPO by videoconference without the consent of the parties. Namely, the Enlarged Board
Observations by third parties under the European Patent Convention
Under the European Patent Convention (EPC), any third party –i.e., essentially any person– may file observations on the patentability of an invention which is the subject of a European patent application or, after grant, subject of a European patent
European Classification
The European Classification (ECLA) is a former patent classification system maintained by the European Patent Office (EPO). The ECLA classification system contains 134 000 subdivisions. It is mainly an extension of the International Patent Classification
Staunton Law School
Staunton Law School was a law school operated in Staunton, Virginia, from 1831 to 1839, and from 1839 to 1849