Requests for opinions: 2019

Information about opinions requests we have received this year


The table below shows information about opinion requests we have received in 2019 and what stage each request has reached.

For example, you can see whether:

  • you can file observations on a request or whether the period for doing so has expired
  • we have issued an opinion
  • the person who filed the request has withdrawn it
  • we have refused a request for an opinion. Where we’ve issued a decision refusing the request, you can view this in our decisions database

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2019 requests

Opinion number Patent/SPC number, title and owner Requester and request date Issue (Infringement and/or Validity) Observations deadline Outcome
02/19 EP2809922

Geared turbofan gas turbine engine architecture

United Technologies Corporation
Rolls-Royce Plc

11 February 2019
Validity 15 March 2019
01/19 EP2615943

Spacing device and method

Clifford Steven Petit
Mohun Intellectual Property Limited

4 January 2019
Validity 13 February 2019
Published 17 January 2019
Last updated 15 February 2019 + show all updates
  1. New opinion 02/19 added.
  2. First published.