2022-12-13 2022-12-13 , online online, 1.250,- € plus tax Dr. Hans-Rainer Jaenichen https://www.forum-institut.com/seminar/22121000-online-course-recent-decisions-of-the-epo-boards-of-appeal-in-biotechnology-and-biopharm/referenten/22/22_12/22121000-recent_jaenichen-hans-rainer.jpg Online Course: Recent Decisions of the EPO Boards of Appeal in Biotechnology and Biopharmaceuticals

The most important decisions of the Boards of Appeal in the field of biopharmaceuticals and biotechnology and changes in the Guidelines will be presented. The panelists will discuss, in particular, the consequences of these decisions and changes on patent practice.

The contents of your online course
  • Recent decisions on the patentability of microbiomes, vaccines, medical uses, antibodies, etc.
  • Recent Enlarged Board of Appeal decisions
  • Changes in the Guidelines for Examination and their consequences
The objectives of your online course
The most important decisions of the Boards of Appeal in the field of biopharmaceuticals and biotechnology and changes in the Guidelines will be presented. The panelists will discuss, in particular, the consequences of these decisions and changes on patent practice.

The panelists offer experience in the field of biopharmaceuticals with one of the most eminent Patent Attorneys practicing exclusively in the field of biotechnology and biopharmaceuticals. Thus, an informed presentation of the decisions with a focus on the impact on practice is guaranteed.
Who should attend

Heads and employees of patent departments

  • Patent Attorneys and Patent Engineers/Scientists
  • Patent Attorneys at Law
  • Patent managers and patent experts

EPO Boards of Appeal Descisions in Biotechnology


Recent Decisions of the EPO Boards of Appeal in Biotechnology and Biopharmaceuticals

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Appointment

13.12.2022

13.12.2022

Period

Course: 09:00 - 17:00 CET

Course: 09:00 - 17:00 CET
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online

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The most important decisions of the Boards of Appeal in the field of biopharmaceuticals and biotechnology and changes in the Guidelines will be presented. The panelists will discuss, in particular, the consequences of these decisions and changes on patent practice.

The contents of your online course
  • Recent decisions on the patentability of microbiomes, vaccines, medical uses, antibodies, etc.
  • Recent Enlarged Board of Appeal decisions
  • Changes in the Guidelines for Examination and their consequences
The objectives of your online course

The most important decisions of the Boards of Appeal in the field of biopharmaceuticals and biotechnology and changes in the Guidelines will be presented. The panelists will discuss, in particular, the consequences of these decisions and changes on patent practice.

The panelists offer experience in the field of biopharmaceuticals with one of the most eminent Patent Attorneys practicing exclusively in the field of biotechnology and biopharmaceuticals. Thus, an informed presentation of the decisions with a focus on the impact on practice is guaranteed.

Who should attend

Heads and employees of patent departments

  • Patent Attorneys and Patent Engineers/Scientists
  • Patent Attorneys at Law
  • Patent managers and patent experts

Detailed programme

Course: 09:00 - 17:00 CET

Patentability of microbiomes

Patentability of vaccines

Second medical uses
  • patient groups
  • contraindications
  • mechanism of action
  • degree of purity of the compound
  • plausibility
  • data requirements and tentative certainty

Next generation sequencing

Effectively claiming priority

Problem-solution-approach
  • closest prior art
  • technical effect
  • obviousness

Patenting antibodies
  • scope of claims
  • problems with epitope-based definitions
  • functional modifications of antibodies
  • methods of making antibodies
  • antibody formulations
  • the EPO's new Guidelines for patenting antibodies

Adaption of the description: the EPO's new ideas
  • T1989/18 and related decisions

Enlarged Board of Appeal
  • G 1/21, G 2/21, G 1/22, G 2/22
  • petitions for review

Topics as of April 2022 (updates according to new decisions will follow).

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