Monday, 21 December 2009

What is sanction for wrong electronic signature ? R.2(2) EPC - T1427/09

In an interlocutory decision, the Board of Appeal in T1427/09 decided that filing appeal documents using the wrong electronic signature (the wrong smart card) may be remedied under R.50(3). The signature of someone who is not authorised is considered to the same as omitting the signature.