Section

  • The scope of protection under article 69 EPC

    The module elaborates on the principles applied to interpreting the scope of patent claims. The focus is on German case law, with the "Epilady" case discussed for the purposes of comparing the different legal systems. The module also looks at Article 69 EPC and the Protocol on its interpretation, the aim of which is to ensure the uniform interpretation of claims, despite traditional differences in national case law.