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Time waits for no man: deciding when to file a patent application in Europe

Guidelines for would-be patent applicants in Europe's 'first-to-file' system.

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  1. T497/02 (27 May 2004).

  2. T792/00 (2 February 2002).

  3. T609/02 (27 October 2004).

  4. T1329/04 (28 June 2005).

  5. T293/04 (5 April 2006).

  6. T604/04 (16 March 2006).

  7. T1336/04 (9 March 2006).

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White, N. Time waits for no man: deciding when to file a patent application in Europe. Nat Biotechnol 25, 639–641 (2007).

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