Judgment No. 3530
1. The EPO shall pay each of the complainants moral damages in the amount of 250 euros.
2. It shall pay each of them costs in the amount of 200 euros.
3. All other claims are dismissed.
The complainants challenge the EPO’s refusal to award them moral damages on account of the length of the internal appeal proceedings.
procedure; moral injury; joinder; internal appeal; moral damages