１．審査基準 Ｈ部 補正及び訂正 第４章 ２．２ 最初の出願内容
2.2 2.3 Content of the application as "originally" filed – general rules
Under Art. 123(2), it is impermissible to add to a European application subject-matter which the skilled person cannot derive directly and unambiguously, using common general knowledge,is not directly and unambiguously derivable from the disclosure of the invention as filed, also taking into account any features implicit to a person skilled in the art in what is expressly mentioned in the document. Literal support is, however, not required by the wording of Art. 123(2) (see T 667/08).
e.g. "The attention of the Examining Division is drawn to the fact that the Guidelines for Examination have been changed in order to support a more liberal approach in determining the original disclosure of the application as filed. According to the new wording of the Guidelines, H.IV.2.2, the general knowledge must be included in order to determine the content of the original application documents……."