Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2005] All ER (D) 330 (Nov)
Court: Chancery Division

Kitchin J

Representation The applicant appeared in person.
  Michael Tappin (instructed by the Treasury Solicitor) for the Patents Office.
Judgment Dates: 24 November 2005


Patents - Application - Refusal - Invention - Applicant appealing from decision of hearing officer that invention not capable of industrial application - Whether hearing officer in error - , s 1(1).

The Case

On an appeal by the applicant from the decision of the hearing officer, acting on behalf of the Comptroller-General of Patents, by which his application for a patent was dismissed, the court held that there had been no error of law on the part of the hearing officer and, accordingly, dismissed the appeal.

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