Board of Appeal(s), European Patent Office

The European Patent Office has a system of boards of appeal to which decisions of the EPO can be appealed. There are several boards of appeal including the enlarged board of appeals; the Legal Board of Appeals (points of law); Technical Boards of Appeal (mixed issues of technology and law); and the Disciplinary Board of Appeal. The Enlarged Board of Appeals is in effect an appellate board from the Legal, Technical, and Disciplinary boards.

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