The EPO Enlarged Board of Appeal decides on Dosage Regimens (G2/08) and Treatment by Surgery (G1/07)

The two recent decisions of the Enlarged Board of Appeal G2/08 and G1/07 differ largely in terms of their clarity and extent of legal certainty conveyed. While the decision on dosage regimens G2/08 is very clear, well reasoned and consistent, despite its exhaustive length the decision G1/07 on treatments by surgery does not give the practitioner much guidance for future cases