Enlarged Concept of Novelty:  Initial Study Concerning Novelty and the Prior Art Effect of Certain Applications under draft Article 8(2) of the Substantive Patent Law Treaty (SPLT) 

Preliminary Draft [DOC] [PDF]

  • Bulgaria  [DOC]
  • Denmark  [DOC]
  • France  [DOC]
  • Germany  [DOC] Eurotab 2/2000 [PDF]
  • Indonesia  [DOC]
  • Japan  [DOC]
  • Moldova  [DOC]
  • Morocco  [DOC]
  • Netherlands  [DOC]
  • New Zealand  [DOC]
  • Russian Federation  [DOC]
  • Serbia and Montenegro  [DOC]
  • Slovakia  [DOC]
  • Spain  [DOC]
  • Sweden  [DOC]
  • United Kingdom  [DOC]
  • United States of America  [DOC]
  • European Patent Office (EPO) [DOC] EPO Case Law [PDF] Guidelines C-III 4 [PDF] Guidelines C-IV 5-7 [PDF] Guidelines D-V 3 [PDF]
  • American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA) [DOC]
  • Trade Marks Patents and Designs Federation (TMPDF) [PDF]

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