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Wednesday, 9 February 2011

Can a European divisional poison its parent?

Following the European Patent Office Board of Appeal decision T 680/08, and after reading an extrapolation of the reasoning from this decision that has been proposed elsewhere, I have been wondering about the possibility of whether the content of a divisional application could be cited against its own parent (or vice versa).  I have expanded on this in more detail here. Please follow the link and let me know what you think.

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