Experimental data: impact on patentability in medical applications
Elsie Cielen, BE, examiner, Team 2nd Medical Use, EPO The Hague. PhD in organic chemistry from the Catholic University of Leuven. Joined the EPO in 1999. Passed the EQE in 2012. Works in the field of second medical applications in search and examination. Examiner in an Opposition & Central Formalities directorate. As an expert in Patent Procedures Management, co-drafter of the EPC and PCT-EPO Guidelines.