The article EPA – Lösungsmittel – Neuheit einer nicht medizinischen Verwendung“ by our partner Dr Markus Jacobi has been published in IP kompakt, December 2023 issue.

03/01/2024 | Dr. Markus Jacobi

In summary, the Board of Appeal of the European Patent Office came to the conclusion in decision T0638/21 that the finding that a previously described compound is non-reprotoxic does not per se constitute a patentable technical teaching unless a novel use of the solvent is defined.


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