Wednesday, February 14 2024   \  Published by IP Kat .

Highlights from the new EPO Guidelines for Examination 2024

Highlights from the new EPO Guidelines for Examination 2024

The updated EPO Guidelines for Examination will enter into force on 1 March 2024. A draft version of the Guidelines can be previewed here. The main updates this year reflect the recent decisions from the Enlarged Board of Appeal (EBA) in G2/21 (Evidence standard for inventive step/plausibility) and G 1/22 (Entitlement to priority). There are also updates on the sufficiency requirements for AI inventions, ways to define antibodies and acceleration of opposition proceedings in cases pending before the UPC. Read more

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