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The article “EPA T 1247/12 – Insektizid-Ausrüstung von Textilien” by Markus Jacobi was published in IP kompakt

The article regarding the inventive step for insecticide-treated textiles reviews the recent decision T 1247/12 of the EPO Board of Appeals on comparative testing for proving obviousness.

Important aspects for drafting the experimental part of a patent and for performing comparative tests are discussed.

Source: IP kompakt No. 1, 2015, Bundesanzeiger Publisher, Cologne