Patent decision

BL number
Concerning rights in
Hearing Officer
Mr H Jones
Decision date
28 February 2013
Person(s) or Company(s) involved
Knauf Insulation Ltd
Provisions discussed
Section 15(9), Rules 108(1) and 108(3)
Divisional application, Extensions of time, Section 20 period
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The divisional application had been filed out of time, but the applicant was able to demonstrate that the circumstances for late filing were exceptional and that proper diligence had been exercised throughout prosecution of the application. The Hearing Officer agreed to extend the time limit for filing the divisional application.

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