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“Thermal Energy Management” (Wärmeenergieverwaltung)

Decision of the Federal Supreme Court (Bundesgerichtshof) 9 January 2018 – Case No. X ZR 14/16
  • European Patent Convention, Art. 56; Patent Act, Sec. 4
Decision • Patent Law Germany
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The definition of a person skilled in the art serves to determine a fictive person from whose perspective the patent and the state of the art is to be judged. It therefore cannot rely on considerations regarding interpretation of a patent or creative step.

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© Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition, Munich 2018

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  • European Patent Convention, Art. 56; Patent Act, Sec. 4

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