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G3/19: Products exclusively obtained by an essentially biological method finally excluded from patentability

Philippe BESSIERE, French & European Patent Attorney
BESSIERE_SEARCH.jpg G3/19 concerns a referral to the Enlarged Board of Appeal by the President of the European Patent Office (EPO) following decision T1063/18 (Pepper) by a Board of Appeal which concluded that Rule 28 (2) EPC, prohibiting the grant of a European patent for plants obtained exclusively by an essentially biological process, was in conflict with the previous interpretation of Article 53 (c) EPC by the Enlarged Board of Appeal in decisions G 2/12 and G 2/13 (Brocoli / Tomato).
Published on: 3rd Jun 2020

Breaking News : the question of the patentability of plants/animals obtained exclusively by means of an essentially biological process has once again been referred o the EPO's enlarged board of appeal!

By Gabrielle FAURE-ANDRE and Philippe BESSIERE, French and European Patent Attorneys.
GAFPB.PNG It is now official: the President of the European Patent Office (EPO), António Campinos, has done what he said he would do… in asking, once again, the EPO’s Enlarged Board of Appeal to rule on the patentability exclusion introduced into new Rule 28(2) EPC.
Published on: 19th April 2019

Plant Patentability - Bis Repetita !

By Philippe BESSIERE, French and European Patent Attorney
BESSIERE_SEARCH_2013.jpg Second referral to the Enlarged Board of Appeal and Mandatory suspension of pending proceedings.
Published on: 25th Jan 2014