2024-05-25 2024-05-25 , online online, 1,290 € zzgl. MwSt. Dr. Hans-Rainer Jaenichen https://www.forum-institut.de/seminar/24091002-recent-decisions-of-the-epo-boards-of-appeal-in-biotechnology-and-biopharmaceuticals/referenten/24/24_09/24091002-seminar-epo-boards-of-appeal-descisions-in-biotechnology_jaenichen-hans-rainer.jpg 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 medical uses, genome editing technologies, antibodies, deposits, etc.
  • Recent Enlarged Board of Appeal decisions, their impact and new referrals
  • Changes in the Guidelines for Examination and their consequences


Who should attend
Heads and employees of patent departments
  • Patent Attorneys and Patent Engineers/Scientists
  • Patent Attorneys at Law
  • Patent managers and patent experts
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.
Your benefit

  • You will hear the BoA Biotech decisions at first hand
  • You will learn more about the reasons for the decisions
  • You can assess the practical consequences

EPO Boards of Appeal Descisions in Biotechnology

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


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  • Meet the Experts!
  • Latest developments in brief
  • 6 hours of CPD

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20/09/2024

20/09/2024

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Course: 09:00 - 17:00 CET
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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 medical uses, genome editing technologies, antibodies, deposits, etc.
  • Recent Enlarged Board of Appeal decisions, their impact and new referrals
  • Changes in the Guidelines for Examination and their consequences


Who should attend
Heads and employees of patent departments
  • Patent Attorneys and Patent Engineers/Scientists
  • Patent Attorneys at Law
  • Patent managers and patent experts

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.

Your benefit

  • You will hear the BoA Biotech decisions at first hand
  • You will learn more about the reasons for the decisions
  • You can assess the practical consequences

Detailed programme

Course: 09:00 - 17:00 CET
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Claim construction

Second medical uses
  • patient groups
  • mechanism of action
  • synergy and co-therapy approaches
  • data requirements, clinical trial data and tentative certainty

Genome analysis and editing technologies, an update on
  • next generation sequencing
  • meganucleases
  • ZFNs
  • CRISPR
  • etc.

Plausibility: G 2/21
  • the principles of G 2/21:
    • free evaluation of evidence
    • presumable data requirements and tentative certainty
    • inventive step vs. enablement
  • application of the principles in the referral decision T 116/18
  • further case law after G 2/21

Problem-solution-approach
  • remember: claim construction
  • closest prior art
  • technical effect
  • post-published evidence in light of G2/21
  • obviousness

Effectively claiming legal priority
  • T 844/18
  • G 1/22 and G 2/22: the strength of the "rebuttable presumption"
  • case law on formal priority after G 1/22 and G 2/22

Patenting antibodies in the EPO and other jurisdictions
  • how to properly characterize antibodies in claims
  • the EPO's Guidelines for patenting antibodies
  • functional modifications of antibodies
  • antibody formulations
  • cell-based therapies

Deposits
  • antibodies
  • plants

Prior uses as prior art
  • referral decision T 438/19
  • amicus briefs in G 1/23
  • Any reactions from the EBA?

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The seminar will be held in English.

Evidence of further education

This course merits 6 hours of CPD and 6 credit points under the rules on professional competence of the Netherlands Bar Association. It is also a potentially relevant CPD for fellows of the CIPA.

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