Reform of the EPO Boards of Appeal - letter

reform of the epo boards of appeal - letter

President Andrea Brewster has written to the Administrative Council of the European Patent Office asking for the operational effectiveness and the judicial independence of the Board of Appeal to be guaranteed under ongoing reforms.

The letter urges the council to address the current operational efficiency of the BoA "not only in proposed future reforms but also, as a matter of urgency, independently of such reforms."

Read the full letter.