Law & practice
European Patent Convention
The European Patent Convention provides an autonomous legal system for the granting of European patents via a single, harmonised procedure before the EPO.
The Official Journal contains general notices and information issued by the EPO and its President, as well as other information relevant to the EPC or its implementation.
Guidelines for examination
Covering the main aspects of the patent grant procedure: formalities, search, substantive examination, opposition and general procedural matters.
National law relating to the EPC
A concise and reliable guide to the most important provisions and requirements of EPO contracting and extension states' national law as applicable to European patent applications and patents.
Case Law of the Boards of Appeal
The book divides the case law into topics and illustrates each by short summaries of selected decisions.