Richard Basile’s article regarding obtaining European patents for inventions in the field of pharmaceutical inhalation products was published as the lead article in the February 2016 issue of Inhalation magazine. The article entitled “Avoiding pitfalls obtaining inhalation patents at the European Patent Office” reviewed recent Board of Appeal decisions related to inhalation products emphasizing the importance of the patent specification being detailed and commensurate in scope with the claims for patent allowance.