Judgment No. 759
THE COMPLAINT IS DISMISSED.
"With one exception any decision by the EPO may be challenged before the Tribunal as is prescribed in its Statute. The exception is a decision that merely confirms or reproduces the original one and is not based on any further inquiry or any new grounds. But there will be confirmation only if the later decision is identical in substance to the original one."
confirmatory decision; receivability of the complaint; same purpose; definition