Appeals from the comptroller lie to the Patents Court1 from any decision of the comptroller under the Patents Act 1977 or under the Patents Rules 2007 except:
(1) a decision2 whether an abstract adequately fulfils its purpose3;
(2) a decision4 to omit matter from a specification5;
(3) a decision6 to give directions prohibiting or restricting the publication or communication of information in the interests of defence or national security7; and
(4) where a decision under the rules
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