IP Newsflash - EPO Board of Appeals Caselaw Statistics (EBACS)
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This information is based on all decisions of the EPO boards of appeal available from the EPO-website since 30 April 1999 and most relevant older decisions that have been cited and a total of 16150 decisions are present in the current dataset. "overall citations" stands for the overall number of other decisions citing this particular decision. "citations/year" stands fro the number of times that this particular decision was cited per year in other decisions. The time in days since the decision date until today is used for calculation. This information may not be complete or correct. Please read the disclaimer below.