Recently published decisions

All board of appeal decisions released for publication in the last three months are shown in the list below (newest first). The website checks for new decisions daily and updates the list accordingly. For full lists per year, please access the subpages.

August 2016

T 2064/12 () of 28.6.2016

Online on

24.08.2016

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

28.6.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C09J 7/04

Application no.

06016956.2

Keywords

Ausreichende Offenbarung - (ja)
Neuheit - (ja) mehrfache Auswahl
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)

Application title

Verwendung eines Klebebandes zum Umwickeln eines Kabelbündels

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T206412.20160628

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 411.733K)
T 2067/12 () of 21.6.2016

Online on

24.08.2016

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

21.6.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A23B 4/28
A22C 17/00
A22C 9/00
A23L 3/3589

Application no.

06100727.4

Keywords

Claims - functional features (no)

Application title

Brine device

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T206712.20160621

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 282.753K)
T 0355/14 (Katalysatorformkörper/BASF) of 14.7.2016

Online on

24.08.2016

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

14.7.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B01J 23/72
B01J 37/00
C07D 307/08
C07D 315/00
C07C 29/136

Application no.

04803522.4

Keywords

Klarheitsmangel resultierend aus der Einfügung eines Merkmals aus der Beschreibung (Anspruch 1 - beide Anträge)

Application title

KATALYSATOREXTRUDATE AUF BASIS KUPFEROXID UND IHRE VERWENDUNG ZUR HYDRIERUNG VON CARBONYLVERBINDUNGEN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T035514.20160714

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 363.034K)
T 1150/11 () of 3.12.2015

Online on

23.08.2016

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

3.12.2015

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C07C 45/62
C07C 49/04

Application no.

03763838.4

Keywords

Verfahrensanträge - kein Verzicht auf erteilte Fassung im Einspruchsverfahren - keine Zurückverweisung
Neuheit (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit (nein)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - naheliegende Lösung

Application title

VERFAHREN ZUR HERSTELLUNG VON TETRAHYDROGERANYLACETON

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2015:T115011.20151203

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 337.455K)
T 1686/12 () of 9.8.2016

Online on

23.08.2016

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

9.8.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B65D 51/20
B65D 53/04

Application no.

06111411.2

Keywords

Claims - clarity (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

Vessel closing laminate

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T168612.20160809

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 344.535K)
T 0439/13 () of 28.7.2016

Online on

23.08.2016

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

28.7.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C09J 133/06
C09J 4/00

Application no.

03775330.8

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (nein)

Application title

HAFTKLEBEMASSE AUF POLY(METH)ACRYLATBASIS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T043913.20160728

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 324.318K)
T 0854/12 (Unterbrechung des Verfahrens) of 8.8.2016

Online on

22.08.2016

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

8.8.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B62D 53/08

Application no.

07801619.3

Keywords

Insolvenzverwalter als Partei kraft Amtes
Unterbrechung des Verfahrens
- von Amts wegen zu berücksichtigen
- Keine Unterbrechung bei Übertragung des Patents bei bereits bestelltem Insolvenzverwalter
Europäisches Patentregister - keine Bindungswirkung
Zuständigkeit der Beschwerdekammern - Zuständigkeit der Technischen Beschwerdekammer (ja)
Vorlage an die Große Beschwerdekammer - (nein)
Kostenverteilung - (ja)
Kostenverteilung - billig
Rückzahlung der Beschwerdegebühr - (ja)
Heilungswirkung des Erteilungsbeschlusses

Application title

VORRICHTUNG ZUR DREHGELENKIGEN KUPPLUNG, INSBESONDERE VON SATTELAUFLIEGERZÜGEN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T085412.20160808

Distribution

B

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 599.771K)
T 1106/12 (Nachweis von Anti-Borrelia-Antikörpern/VIRAMED) of 30.6.2016

Online on

22.08.2016

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

30.6.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G01N 33/569

Application no.

05011134.3

Keywords

Mündliche Verhandlung - in Abwesenheit des Beschwerdeführers abgehalten
Neuheit - (nein)
Änderungen - zulässig (nein)

Application title

Träger und Verfahren zum Nachweis von Anti-Borrelia-Antikörpern sowie Testkit zur Verwendung in der Diagnostik von Lyme-Borreliose-Infektionen

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T110612.20160630

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 358.345K)
T 0817/13 (Conformable films and labels) of 11.8.2016

Online on

22.08.2016

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

11.8.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B32B 5/16
B32B 7/10
B32B 27/08
B32B 27/20
B32B 27/32

Application no.

96902093.2

Keywords

Lapse of patent in all designated states (yes)
Termination of appeal proceedings

Application title

CLEAR CONFORMABLE ORIENTED FILMS AND LABELS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T081713.20160811

Distribution

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Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 224.854K)
T 1659/14 () of 8.7.2016

Online on

22.08.2016

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

8.7.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B21C 47/14
F16C 17/03

Application no.

05708580.5

Keywords

Amendments - added subject-matter (yes)
Late-filed auxiliary requests - admitted (no)

Application title

LAYING HEAD WITH A VIBRATION DAMPING DEVICE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T165914.20160708

Distribution

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Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 297.090K)
T 1832/14 () of 7.7.2016

Online on

22.08.2016

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

7.7.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C22B 1/24

Application no.

07725511.5

Keywords

-

Application title

PROCESS FOR RECYCLING OF STEEL INDUSTRY IRON-BEARING BY-PRODUCTS BY TREATING PELLETS IN DIRECT REDUCTION FURNACES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T183214.20160707

Distribution

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Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 338.091K)
T 1773/10 (Menu data structure/LG ELECTRONICS) of 4.5.2016

Online on

18.08.2016

Board

3.5.07

Decision date

4.5.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G11B 20/10

Application no.

03738745.3

Keywords

Amendments - added subject-matter (yes)
Inventive step - (no) (all requests)
"Supplemental requests"

Application title

Read-only recording medium containing menu data and menu displaying method therefor

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T177310.20160504

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 522.856K)
T 0779/11 (Case law database/THOMSON REUTERS GLOBAL RESOURCES) of 23.6.2016

Online on

18.08.2016

Board

3.5.07

Decision date

23.6.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 17/30

Application no.

05704890.2

Keywords

Inventive step - main request (no)
Remittal to the department of first instance - additional search (yes)

Application title

Systems, methods, software and interfaces for integration of case law with legal briefs, litigation documents, and/or other litigation-support documents

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T077911.20160623

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 412.938K)
T 1225/12 (Flight data transmission/TELEDYNE CONTROLS) of 15.4.2016

Online on

18.08.2016

Board

3.5.07

Decision date

15.4.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 17/40
G06F 13/00
H04B 3/60
H04B 7/00
H04B 7/155
H04B 7/204
H04L 5/00

Application no.

99935996.1

Keywords

Late-filed document - justification for late filing (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

Aircraft flight data acquisition and transmission system

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T122512.20160415

Distribution

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Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 353.567K)
T 1566/14 (Catalytic dewaxing/SHELL) of 19.2.2016

Online on

18.08.2016

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

19.2.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C10G 45/64
B01J 29/06

Application no.

99962151.9

Keywords

Inventive step - obvious combination of features disclosed in the closest prior art document

Application title

CATALYTIC DEWAXING PROCESS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T156614.20160219

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 389.992K)
T 0078/16 () of 12.8.2016

Online on

18.08.2016

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

12.8.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B05D 1/28

Application no.

08700234.1

Keywords

Amendments - extension beyond the content of the application as filed (no)

Application title

METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR CONTACTING OF A FLEXIBLE SHEET AND A SUBSTRATE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T007816.20160812

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 306.429K)
T 0697/11 (Computer system/KNAPP INVESTMENT COMPANY) of 1.7.2016

Online on

17.08.2016

Board

3.5.07

Decision date

1.7.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 17/21

Application no.

00914261.3

Keywords

Inventive step - main request, auxiliary request 1a, third auxiliary request (no)
Late-filed auxiliary requests - first and second auxiliary requests
Late-filed auxiliary requests - admitted (no)

Application title

Computer system

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T069711.20160701

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 417.743K)
T 0171/12 () of 7.6.2016

Online on

17.08.2016

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

7.6.2016

Proc. language

FR

IPC

B23Q 7/04
B25J 9/00
B23K 37/047
B23P 19/00
B62D 65/00

Application no.

05795941.3

Keywords

Nouveauté - requête principale (non)
Activité inventive - requête subsidiaire (oui)

Application title

POSTE DE REALISATION D'UN TRAVAIL SUR UNE PIECE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T017112.20160607

Distribution

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Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 371.370K)
T 0244/12 () of 10.6.2016

Online on

17.08.2016

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

10.6.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C23C 30/00
C23C 16/30
C23C 16/36
C23C 16/40
B23B 27/14

Application no.

06445040.6

Keywords

Admissibility of opposition - (yes)
Admissibility of appeal - (yes)
Sufficiency of disclosure - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

Coated cutting tool insert

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T024412.20160610

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 640.374K)
T 1926/12 () of 20.7.2016

Online on

17.08.2016

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

20.7.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B65G 67/20
B65D 88/54
B65F 9/00

Application no.

05809786.6

Keywords

Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

LOADING ASSEMBLY FOR TRANSPORT CONTAINERS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T192612.20160720

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 383.264K)
T 1791/13 (Hydrophobic-hydrophilic tissue/ KIMBERLY-CLARK) of 3.2.2016

Online on

17.08.2016

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

3.2.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

D21H 17/59
D21H 27/02

Application no.

04751162.1

Keywords

Sufficiency of disclosure (yes)
Novelty (yes) - Features of claim 1 not disclosed in combination
Inventive step (yes) - non-obvious alternative

Application title

Tissue sheets containing multiple polysiloxanes and having regions of varying hydrophobicity

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T179113.20160203

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 454.376K)
T 2209/14 () of 3.8.2016

Online on

17.08.2016

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

3.8.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C22F 1/10

Application no.

05011190.5

Keywords

Amendments
Novelty
Inventive step

Application title

Thermal recovery treatment for a service-degraded component of a gas turbine

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T220914.20160803

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 398.568K)
T 0342/15 () of 13.6.2016

Online on

17.08.2016

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

13.6.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F21S 8/00

Application no.

07846754.5

Keywords

Zulässigkeit des Einspruchs - Substantiierung des Einspruchs (ja)
Änderungen - Erweiterung des Patentanspruchs (nein)
Patentansprüche - Klarheit nach Änderung (ja)
Neuheit - (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)

Application title

OPERATIONS- ODER UNTERSUCHUNGSLEUCHTE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T034215.20160613

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 498.623K)
T 0423/15 () of 8.7.2016

Online on

17.08.2016

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

8.7.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B65D 88/16

Application no.

06828008.0

Keywords

Sufficiency of disclosure - (yes)

Application title

CONTAINER ASSEMBLY

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T042315.20160708

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 347.592K)
T 1686/15 () of 26.7.2016

Online on

17.08.2016

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

26.7.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A61B 3/08
A61B 3/113

Application no.

10002726.7

Keywords

Änderungen - zulässig (nein)

Application title

Differenzmessung der monokularen zur binokularen Augenstellung

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T168615.20160726

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 285.192K)
T 1689/15 () of 26.7.2016

Online on

17.08.2016

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

26.7.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A61B 3/032
A61B 3/036

Application no.

10002065.0

Keywords

Änderungen - zulässig (nein)

Application title

Simultane Netzhautbilder unterschiedlicher Bildweite zur subjektiven Refraktion

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T168915.20160726

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 274.186K)
T 1443/11 () of 17.6.2016

Online on

16.08.2016

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

17.6.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B23K 9/12
B23K 9/09

Application no.

99118592.7

Keywords

Grounds for opposition - subject-matter extends beyond content of earlier application (no)
Grounds for opposition - insufficiency of disclosure (no)
Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

Short circuit welder

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T144311.20160617

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 309.010K)
T 0530/13 () of 3.6.2016

Online on

16.08.2016

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

3.6.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B64C 9/20
B64C 9/32

Application no.

06734316.0

Keywords

Amendments - intermediate generalisation (no)
Novelty - prior European application (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR CONTROLLING AIRCRAFT FLAPS AND SPOILERS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T053013.20160603

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 424.688K)
T 0455/13 (Tolperisone/Sanochemia) of 22.6.2016

Online on

15.08.2016

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

22.6.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07D 295/108
A61K 31/4453

Application no.

08767427.1

Keywords

Novelty - (no)

Application title

COMPOSITIONS OF TOLPERISONE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T045513.20160622

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 380.305K)
T 0799/12 () of 12.7.2016

Online on

12.08.2016

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

12.7.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61M 1/00
A61M 27/00

Application no.

07001838.7

Keywords

Clarity (yes)
Added subject-matter (no)
Extension of protection (no)
Inventive step (yes)

Application title

Cleansing dressing for wounds for vacuum therapy

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T079912.20160712

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 396.404K)
T 0605/10 (LFSR PSA/YOGITECH) of 6.10.2015

Online on

11.08.2016

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

6.10.2015

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 11/267

Application no.

03015860.4

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)

Application title

Dependable microcontroller, method for designing a dependable microcontroller and computer program product therefor

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2015:T060510.20151006

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 332.785K)
T 2128/10 () of 5.4.2016

Online on

11.08.2016

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

5.4.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

H01F 38/18

Application no.

05006641.4

Keywords

Verspätetes Vorbringen - Dokument zugelassen (ja)
Neuheit - Hauptantrag (nein)
Neuheit - Hilfsantrag 1 (nein)
Spät eingereichte Hilfsanträge - Änderungen nach Anberaumung der mündlichen Verhandlung
Spät eingereichte Hilfsanträge - Antrag eindeutig gewährbar (nein)
Spät eingereichter Antrag - Verlegung der mündlichen Verhandlung wäre erforderlich gewesen (ja)

Application title

Induktiver Drehübertrager

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T212810.20160405

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 365.973K)
T 0968/12 () of 30.6.2016

Online on

11.08.2016

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

30.6.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B23Q 1/00

Application no.

01911416.4

Keywords

Neuheit - Hauptantrag und Hilfsantrag *
Neuheit - nein
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hilfsanträge
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - nein

Application title

SPINDEL MIT EINEM DATENSPEICHERELEMENT

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T096812.20160630

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 445.436K)
T 0536/12 () of 3.3.2016

Online on

10.08.2016

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

3.3.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F24H 9/14

Application no.

01103726.4

Keywords

Neuheit - Hauptantrag (nein)
Neuheit - Hilfsantrag (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)

Application title

Baueinheit für eine Kompaktheizungsanlage

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T053612.20160303

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 385.980K)
T 0735/12 () of 8.6.2016

Online on

10.08.2016

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

8.6.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A61M 5/315
A61M 5/24

Application no.

06700025.7

Keywords

Zulässigkeit der Beschwerde (ja)
Änderungen - geänderte Ansprüche mit Bezug auf nicht recherchierte Gegenstände
Zwischenverallgemeinerung - Hauptantrag(ja), Hilfsantrag (nein)
Patentansprüche - Klarheit
Patentansprüche - Hilfsantrag (ja)
Ausreichende Offenbarung - Hilfsantrag (ja)
Neuheit - Hauptantrag (nein)
Neuheit - Hilfsantrag (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hilfsantrag (ja)
Angemessene Würdigung des Standes der Technik (ja)

Application title

VERABREICHUNGSVORRICHTUNG MIT ANZEIGETROMMEL

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T073512.20160608

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 524.646K)
T 2133/12 () of 14.3.2016

Online on

10.08.2016

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

14.3.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A61Q 5/12
A61K 8/04
A61K 8/34
A61K 8/41
A61K 8/44
A61K 8/81
A61Q 5/10

Application no.

01123821.9

Keywords

Spät eingereichtes Dokument - zugelassen (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hauptantrag (nein)
Spät eingereichter Hilfsantrag - zugelassen (ja)
Änderungen - zulässig (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hilfsantrag (ja)

Application title

Verwendung von auf den isoelektrischen Punkt von Haaren eingestellten Zubereitungen zur Konditionierung von oxidativ gefärbten Haaren

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T213312.20160314

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 407.932K)
T 0078/13 (Pleated aligned web filters/3M) of 20.7.2016

Online on

10.08.2016

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

20.7.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B01D 39/16

Application no.

05724959.1

Keywords

Grounds for opposition - added subject-matter (yes)

Application title

PLEATED ALIGNED WEB FILTER

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T007813.20160720

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 328.788K)
T 2027/13 () of 7.7.2016

Online on

10.08.2016

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

7.7.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 9/24
A61K 9/22
A61P 25/08
A61K 31/197

Application no.

08852637.1

Keywords

Claims - clarity
Claims - main request (no)
Claims - clarity after amendment (yes)
Amendments - allowable (yes)
Appeal decision - remittal to the department of first instance (yes)

Application title

CONTROLLED RELEASE PHARMACEUTICAL COMPOSITIONS OF PREGABALIN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T202713.20160707

Distribution

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Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 305.286K)
T 0211/14 (Ballast water treatment/McNULLTY) of 8.6.2016

Online on

10.08.2016

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

8.6.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C02F 1/20
B01D 19/00

Application no.

03719750.6

Keywords

Inventive step - main request (no)
Inventive step - obvious solution
Inventive step - first auxiliary request (yes)
Inventive step - non-obvious improvement

Application title

APPARATUS AND METHOD OF BALLAST WATER TREATMENT

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T021114.20160608

Distribution

D

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 418.252K)
J 0011/15 (Rückerstattung der Beschwerdegebühr) of 29.7.2016

Online on

09.08.2016

Board

3.1.01

Decision date

29.7.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

H02M 7/797

Application no.

14192950.5

Keywords

Abhilfe "Rückerstattung der Beschwerdegebühr nach Abhilfe (nein) -
kein wesentlicher Verfahrensmangel"

Application title

Bidirektionale Stromrichterschaltungsanordnung mit Potentialtrennung und Verfahren zum Betreiben der bidirektionalen Stromrichterschaltungsanordnung

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:J001115.20160729

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 241.812K)
T 0360/11 () of 18.5.2016

Online on

09.08.2016

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

18.5.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G10L 19/00
G10L 19/14
G10L 19/04

Application no.

06799097.8

Keywords

Late-filed request - amendments after arrangement of oral proceedings

Application title

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR SIGNAL PROCESSING AND ENCODING AND DECODING METHOD, AND APPARATUS THEREFOR

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T036011.20160518

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 323.262K)
T 0255/12 () of 21.6.2016

Online on

09.08.2016

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

21.6.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B23P 19/04
B60J 10/00

Application no.

06012096.1

Keywords

Ausreichende Offenbarung - Ausführbarkeit (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)
Patentansprüche - Stützung durch die Beschreibung (ja)

Application title

Verfahren und Vorrichtung zur Bildung einer Dichtung oder Abdeckung an einem Dichtungs- bzw. Abdeckungsträger, insbesondere an einer Fahrzeugtür oder einem Karosserieausschnitt

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T025512.20160621

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 383.303K)
T 0683/12 () of 18.5.2016

Online on

09.08.2016

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

18.5.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61B 5/00

Application no.

04779357.5

Keywords

Amendments - added subject-matter (no)
Claims - clarity
Claims - main request (yes)
Observations by third parties - relevant (no)
Inventive step - main request (no)
Late-filed auxiliary request - admitted (no)

Application title

PROCESSING ANALYTE SENSOR DATA

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T068312.20160518

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 308.790K)
T 2256/15 () of 3.8.2016

Online on

09.08.2016

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

3.8.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H02M 3/158
H02M 7/493
G06F 1/26

Application no.

09180265.2

Keywords

Remittal to the department of first instance - (yes)

Application title

Circuit system and control method thereof

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T225615.20160803

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 246.389K)
T 0754/12 () of 5.7.2016

Online on

08.08.2016

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

5.7.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C08G 18/12
C08G 18/08
C08G 18/22
C09D 175/04
C09J 175/04
C08J 3/07

Application no.

05716032.7

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)

Application title

N-ETHYLPYRROLIDON IN DER HERSTELLUNG VON POLYURETHANDISPERSIONEN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T075412.20160705

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 318.120K)
T 0483/11 (Document summary/ARIZAN CORPORATION) of 13.10.2015

Online on

05.08.2016

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

13.10.2015

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 15/00
G06F 17/00

Application no.

03786541.7

Keywords

-

Application title

METHODS AND APPARATUS FOR SUMMARIZING DOCUMENT CONTENT FOR MOBILE COMMUNICATION DEVICES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2015:T048311.20151013

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 380.849K)
T 0670/15 () of 7.6.2016

Online on

05.08.2016

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

7.6.2016

Proc. language

FR

IPC

B60J 7/00
B60Q 3/02

Application no.

10745313.6

Keywords

Nouveauté - (oui)
Remboursement de la taxe de recours - (non)

Application title

DISPOSITIF D'OCCULTATION D'UN PAVILLON DE VÉHICULE À GUIDE(S) DE LUMIÈRE INTÉGRÉ(S)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T067015.20160607

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D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 328.788K)
T 2591/12 () of 14.7.2016

Online on

04.08.2016

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

14.7.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F01M 13/04
B04B 5/08
B04B 9/04
B01D 45/14

Application no.

03725951.2

Keywords

Sufficiency of disclosure - (yes)
Inventive step - (no)

Application title

A METHOD OF CLEANING CRANKCASE GAS AND A GAS CLEANING SEPARATOR

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T259112.20160714

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 314.744K)
T 0738/13 () of 1.7.2016

Online on

04.08.2016

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

1.7.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

D03D 13/00
B60K 37/00
B60R 13/02

Application no.

05779353.1

Keywords

Rechtliches Gehör - Verletzung (ja)
Zurückverweisung an die erste Instanz - besondere Gründe gegen unmittelbare Zurückverweisung

Application title

ARMATURENBRETT FÜR EIN KRAFTFAHRZEUG

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T073813.20160701

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 314.383K)
T 2347/11 (DRAM/RAMBUS 1) of 25.7.2016

Online on

03.08.2016

Board

3.5.06

Decision date

25.7.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 13/42

Application no.

05026720.2

Keywords

Grounds for opposition - extension of subject-matter (yes)

Application title

Dynamic random access memory (DRAM) semiconductor device

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T234711.20160725

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 447.861K)
T 2533/12 (Laundering composition/P&G) of 23.2.2016

Online on

03.08.2016

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

23.2.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C11D 3/37
C11D 3/12

Application no.

04250560.2

Keywords

Novelty - Main Request (no) - First Auxiliary Request (yes)
Late-filed request - First Auxiliary Request
Late-filed request - admitted (yes)
Amendments - First Auxiliary Request
Amendments - allowable (yes)
Remittal to the department of first instance - (yes)

Application title

A composition for use in the laundering or treatment of fabrics, and a process for making the composition

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T253312.20160223

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 445.813K)
T 0528/13 () of 19.5.2016

Online on

03.08.2016

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

19.5.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61L 24/00
A61L 24/06

Application no.

08726365.3

Keywords

Sufficiency of diclosure and clarity of claims - (yes) - reasons for refusal now moot
Novelty - (yes)
Appeal decision - remittal to the department of first instance (yes)

Application title

BONE CEMENT WITH ADAPTED MECHANICAL PROPERTIES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T052813.20160519

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 287.110K)
T 1216/13 () of 18.7.2016

Online on

03.08.2016

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

18.7.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B05B 12/00

Application no.

07110658.7

Keywords

Lapse of patent in all designated states - termination of appeal proceedings

Application title

Water flow volume display device for watering nozzle

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T121613.20160718

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 223.271K)
T 0250/11 () of 27.7.2016

Online on

02.08.2016

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

27.7.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B41F 31/30

Application no.

03722262.7

Keywords

Neuheit - ja
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - ja

Application title

Verfahren und Vorrichtungen zum Einstellen verstellbar gelagerter Walzen

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T025011.20160727

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 361.869K)
T 0837/11 () of 27.7.2016

Online on

02.08.2016

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

27.7.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G01R 31/00
H04L 12/40

Application no.

02026775.3

Keywords

Neuheit - (ja)
Neuheit - nach Änderung
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - nach Änderung

Application title

Anordnung bestehend aus einem ersten Halbleiter-Baustein und einem mit diesem verbundenen zweiten Halbleiter-Baustein

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T083711.20160727

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D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 319.238K)
T 1717/13 () of 14.6.2016

Online on

02.08.2016

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

14.6.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B41C 1/10

Application no.

02011281.9

Keywords

Substantial procedural violation - reimbursement of appeal fee (no)
Statement of the opposition division not to accept further auxiliary requests (inappropriate)
Amendments - intermediate generalisation allowable (yes)
Inventive step - main request (yes)

Application title

Plate producing apparatus

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T171713.20160614

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 438.938K)
T 1252/11 (Bead arrays/ILLUMINA) of 19.1.2016

Online on

01.08.2016

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

19.1.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12Q 1/68

Application no.

00926204.9

Keywords

New main request - admitted into the proceedings
Amendment occasioned by a ground for opposition (yes)
Clarity (yes)
Added matter (no)
Sufficiency of disclosure (yes)
Inventive step (yes)
Remittal for adaptation of the description

Application title

DETECTION OF NUCLEIC ACID REACTIONS ON BEAD ARRAYS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T125211.20160119

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 514.200K)
T 1345/11 (DRAM/RAMBUS 2) of 29.6.2016

Online on

01.08.2016

Board

3.5.06

Decision date

29.6.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 1/04
G06F 1/12
G06F 13/16
G06F 13/36
G06F 13/38
G11C 8/04
G11C 11/401
H03K 19/003

Application no.

00108822.8

Keywords

Grounds for opposition - extension of subject-matter (yes)

Application title

Integrated circuit I/O using a high performance bus interface

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T134511.20160629

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 460.467K)
T 1632/11 () of 13.6.2016

Online on

01.08.2016

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

13.6.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61N 1/36

Application no.

09176675.8

Keywords

Claims - clarity (no)

Application title

Facial stimulation apparatus

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T163211.20160613

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 325.655K)
T 1888/15 () of 14.7.2016

Online on

01.08.2016

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

14.7.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C22C 1/03
C22C 14/00
B22F 1/00

Application no.

10009922.5

Keywords

Inventive step (yes, after amendment)

Application title

Method of making and using formed articles including master alloy

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T188815.20160714

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 245.261K)

July 2016

T 0875/11 () of 21.4.2016

Online on

29.07.2016

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

21.4.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B66B 7/06

Application no.

01999218.9

Keywords

Sufficiency of disclosure - (yes)
Amendments - added subject-matter (no)
Late-filed argument - admitted (no)
Remittal to the department of first instance - (yes)

Application title

ELEVATOR HOIST ROPE THIN HIGH-STRENGTH WIRES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T087511.20160421

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 378.510K)
T 2565/11 () of 5.4.2016

Online on

29.07.2016

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

5.4.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B61D 27/00
B60H 1/00

Application no.

04251272.3

Keywords

Public prior use - proven beyond reasonable doubt (yes)
Novelty - main request (yes)
Inventive step - main request (no)
Amendments - intermediate generalisation
Amendments - auxiliary request 1 (yes)
Claims - clarity
Claims - auxiliary requests 2 and 3 (no)

Application title

Method of operating ventilator and air conditioner for vehicle

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T256511.20160405

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 416.832K)
T 0439/12 () of 11.3.2016

Online on

29.07.2016

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

11.3.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08G 73/00
C08G 73/02
C08G 61/00
C08G 61/12
H01L 51/00
H01L 51/30
H01B 1/00
H01B 1/12

Application no.

03759472.8

Keywords

Amendments - added subject-matter (yes) Main request, auxiliary requests 1,1A, 2, 3, 4
Late-filed auxiliary requests - admitted (yes) Auxiliary request 4A
Remittal to the department of first instance - (yes) Auxiliary request 4A

Application title

WATER DISPERSIBLE POLYTHIOPHENES MADE WITH POLYMERIC ACID COLLOIDS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T043912.20160311

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 381.170K)
T 1742/12 (On-demand instantiation/RAYTHEON) of 22.6.2016

Online on

29.07.2016

Board

3.5.06

Decision date

22.6.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 9/46
G06F 9/445
H04L 29/06

Application no.

05252240.6

Keywords

Claims - clarity (yes)
Problem-solution approach - selection of "closest prior art"
Inventive step - main request and auxiliary requests 1 and 2 (no)
Remittal to department of first instance (yes)
Referral to the Enlarged Board of Appeal (no)

Application title

On-demand instantiation in a high-performance computing (HPC) system

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T174212.20160622

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 437.613K)
T 2570/12 () of 23.6.2016

Online on

29.07.2016

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

23.6.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B66B 7/12
D07B 1/16
D07B 1/22

Application no.

02015041.3

Keywords

Amendments - extension beyond the content of the application as filed (yes)
Late-filed auxiliary requests - admitted (no)

Application title

Suspension rope wear detector

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T257012.20160623

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 322.246K)
T 2273/12 (PROCESS FOR MANUFACTURING AROMATIC CARBOXYLIC ACIDS/BP) of 22.2.2016

Online on

28.07.2016

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

22.2.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07C 51/265
B01D 3/00
B01D 3/14
C07C 63/15
C07C 63/00

Application no.

06739160.7

Keywords

Main request and auxiliary requests 1 to14: subject-matter extends beyond the content of the application as filed (yes)
Auxiliary requests 15 to 20: Amendments - broadening of the scope of the claims as granted (yes)

Application title

PROCESS AND APPARATUS FOR MANUFACTURING PURE FORMS OF AROMATIC CARBOXYLIC ACIDS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T227312.20160222

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 402.723K)
T 0449/15 (Antimicrobial material/CONVATEC) of 25.2.2016

Online on

28.07.2016

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

25.2.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 31/74
A61K 9/70
A61F 13/00

Application no.

01998356.8

Keywords

Auxiliary requests 4, 5 - res iudicata (yes), identity of wording not required
Auxiliary request 9, 10 - admission (no)
Referral to the Enlarged Board of Appeal (no)

Application title

LIGHT STABILIZED ANTIMICROBIAL MATERIALS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T044915.20160225

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 453.527K)
T 0461/15 () of 4.5.2016

Online on

28.07.2016

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

4.5.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B60J 7/06
B60J 7/12

Application no.

09010221.1

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit (erteiltes Patent) JA

Application title

Faltverdeck für einen Personenkraftwagen

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T046115.20160504

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 275.150K)
T 0028/16 () of 25.7.2016

Online on

28.07.2016

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

25.7.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

D21H 11/18
D21H 27/38
B32B 29/00
D21H 27/10

Application no.

07852174.7

Keywords

Admissibility of appeal - statement of grounds
Admissibility of appeal - filed within time limit (no)

Application title

METHOD OF PRODUCING A PAPER PRODUCT

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T002816.20160725

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 223.785K)
T 2238/11 (Antibody against the extracellular domain of canine CD20/IDEXX) of 8.10.2015

Online on

27.07.2016

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

8.10.2015

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07K 14/705

Application no.

05798217.5

Keywords

Inventive step of all requests - (no)
Substantial procedural violation - (no)

Application title

Canine CD20 compositions

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2015:T223811.20151008

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 442.964K)
T 2532/12 () of 9.6.2016

Online on

27.07.2016

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

9.6.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B21B 1/46
B21B 13/22

Application no.

06818359.9

Keywords

Patentansprüche - Klarheit
Patentansprüche - Hauptantrag (nein)
Änderungen - unzulässige Erweiterung (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hilfsantrag (ja)

Application title

VERFAHREN ZUR HERSTELLUNG EINES WARMGEWALZTEN STAHLBANDES UND KOMBINIERTE GIESS- UND WALZANLAGE ZUR DURCHFÜHRUNG DES VERFAHRENS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T253212.20160609

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 403.624K)
T 0248/13 () of 12.7.2016

Online on

27.07.2016

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

12.7.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A23G 1/00
A23G 1/04

Application no.

02747438.6

Keywords

Grounds for opposition - subject-matter extends beyond content of earlier application
Grounds for opposition - benefit of the doubt goes to the opponent
Clarity of amendment - feature of granted claim taken out of context - applicability of G 3/14
Late-filed request - change of subject-matter

Application title

MANIPULATION OF CHOCOLATE FLAVOUR

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T024813.20160712

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 425.995K)
T 0550/13 (Formulation phytosanitaire/Rhodia Opérations) of 15.3.2016

Online on

27.07.2016

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

15.3.2016

Proc. language

FR

IPC

A01N 25/02

Application no.

07821178.6

Keywords

Documents (12) et (15) à (17): admis dans la procédure (oui)
Renvoi de l'affaire (non)
Requêtes subsidiaires 2 et 4: recevables (non)
Requête principale et requête subsidiaire 1: activité inventive (non)
Requête subsidiaire 3: activité inventive (oui)

Application title

COMPOSITION SOLVANTE COMPRENANT AU MOINS DEUX SOLVANTS, ET FORMULATION PHYTOSANITAIRE COMPRENANT LADITE COMPOSITION SOLVANTE AINSI QU'UN COMPOSE ACTIF

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T055013.20160315

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 460.781K)
T 1587/13 (Unsymetric metallocenes/BASELL) of 13.4.2016

Online on

27.07.2016

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

13.4.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07F 17/00
C08F 210/06

Application no.

04803537.2

Keywords

Appellant 2 adversely affected by decision under appeal (yes)
Main request: Amendments - broadening the scope of the claims as granted (yes)
First and fourth auxiliary requests: Amendments - added subject-matter (yes)

Application title

ORGANOMETALLIC TRANSITION METAL COMPOUND, BISCYCLOPENTADIENYL LIGAND SYSTEM, CATALYST SYSTEM AND PREPARATION OF POLYOLEFINS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T158713.20160413

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 449.235K)
T 1872/14 (Travoprost/ALCON) of 21.4.2016

Online on

27.07.2016

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

21.4.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 31/558
A61K 9/00
A61P 27/06
A61K 31/5575
A61K 45/06
C07C 405/00
A61K 31/557

Application no.

08100474.9

Keywords

Undisclosed disclaimer, allowable in the light of G 1/03, G 2/10, G 3/14
Main Request: Inventive step (no) - obvious alternative suggested in closest prior art
Auxiliary request 1: Inventive step (yes) - unexpected improvement credible within claimed scope

Application title

Fluprostenol isopropyl ester for use in the treatment of glaucoma and ocular hypertension

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T187214.20160421

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T 0454/15 (hPTH(1-34) therapy/ELI LILLY) of 25.7.2016

Online on

27.07.2016

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

25.7.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 38/29
A61P 19/08
A61K 33/06
A61K 31/59

Application no.

06027055.0

Keywords

Withdrawal of approval of text on which patent was granted - appeal dismissed

Application title

hPTH(1-34) for use in preventing or reducing the incidence or severity of vertebral and / or non vertebral fracture in a male human

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T045415.20160725

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 265.798K)
T 0756/12 () of 7.4.2016

Online on

26.07.2016

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

7.4.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08G 18/18
C08J 9/08

Application no.

03766815.9

Keywords

Amendments - added subject-matter (no)
Inventive step - (yes)
Inventive step - non-obvious alternative

Application title

PROCESS FOR PREPARING POLYURETHANE FOAM

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T075612.20160407

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 496.663K)
T 2306/12 () of 12.7.2016

Online on

26.07.2016

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

12.7.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A61K 9/70

Application no.

07725656.8

Keywords

Spät eingereichter Antrag - zugelassen (ja)
Einspruchsgründe - mangelhafte Offenbarung (nein)
Einspruchsgründe - mangelnde Klarheit kein Einspruchsgrund
Neuheit - (ja)
Beschwerdeentscheidung - Zurückverweisung (ja)

Application title

WIRKSTOFFPARTIKELHALTIGES TRANSDERMALES THERAPEUTISCHES SYSTEM MIT ERHÖHTEM WIRKSTOFFFLUSS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T230612.20160712

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Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 338.360K)
T 1056/13 () of 21.7.2016

Online on

26.07.2016

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

21.7.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B27L 5/00
B44C 5/04

Application no.

10001543.7

Keywords

Inventive step - Claim 1 (non-obvious over the teaching of D1 alone and over the combination of the teachings of D1 and D3)
Appeal decision - remittal to the department of first instance (yes)

Application title

Method for producing a veneer

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T105613.20160721

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 303.632K)
T 0889/11 () of 14.6.2016

Online on

25.07.2016

Board

3.5.04

Decision date

14.6.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04N 7/26
H04N 7/46
H04N 7/24
H04N 7/68

Application no.

00966849.2

Keywords

Inventive step (no
Inventive step - all requests)

Application title

VIDEO COMMUNICATION USING MULTIPLE STREAMS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T088911.20160614

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 404.712K)
T 0894/12 (Inbetriebnahme einer Anlage/SEW) of 22.6.2016

Online on

25.07.2016

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

22.6.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G05B 19/042

Application no.

06753795.1

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit (Hauptantrag und Hilfsantrag 1)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (nein)
Klarheit (Hilfsanträge 2, 3 und 5) - (nein)
Spät eingereichte Anträge (Zulässigkeit) (Hilfsanträge 4 und 6 bis 9) - (nein)

Application title

Verfahren zur Inbetriebnahme einer Anlage und Anlage

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T089412.20160622

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Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 350.694K)
T 1479/12 (Article sécurisé / ARJOWIGGINS) of 5.11.2015

Online on

25.07.2016

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

5.11.2015

Proc. language

FR

IPC

D21H 21/40
B42D 15/10
G06K 19/00
G07D 7/00

Application no.

06808335.1

Keywords

Recevabilité des requêtes (oui)
Nouveauté (requête principale) - (non)
Activité inventive (requêtes subsidiaires I et II) - (non) : juxtaposition d'éléments connus

Application title

Article sécurisé, notamment un document de sécurité et/ou de valeur

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2015:T147912.20151105

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Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 497.982K)
T 0983/16 (Methods and compositions for preparing rna) of 19.7.2016

Online on

25.07.2016

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

19.7.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12N 15/10

Application no.

10184549.3

Keywords

Missing statement of grounds

Application title

Methods and compositions for preparing rna from a fixed sample

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T098316.20160719

Distribution

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 221.014K)
T 1603/10 (Enzyme-based tumor targeting/GLYKOS) of 18.7.2016

Online on

22.07.2016

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

18.7.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 39/00
A61K 31/70
A61P 35/00
A61P 31/00
G01N 33/574
C07H 5/06
A61K 47/48

Application no.

03792440.4

Keywords

Amendments - allowable (yes)
Appeal decision - remittal to the examining division (yes)

Application title

Tumor specific oligosaccharide epitopes and use thereof

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T160310.20160718

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 313.352K)
T 0123/11 () of 31.5.2016

Online on

22.07.2016

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

31.5.2016

Proc. language

FR

IPC

G07C 9/00
E05B 65/20

Application no.

01128120.1

Keywords

Nouveauté - requête principale (non)
Activité inventive - première requête subsidiaire (oui)
Revendications - clarté dans la procédure de recours après opposition

Application title

Poignée d'ouvrant de véhicule comprenant un capteur d'approche et un capteur tactile coopérant avec un système d'accès mains libres

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T012311.20160531

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Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 419.618K)
T 1821/11 (Single primer whole genome amplification/QIAGEN GmbH) of 15.7.2016

Online on

22.07.2016

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

15.7.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12Q 1/68
C12P 19/34
C07H 21/04

Application no.

03799976.0

Keywords

Main request - Articles 123(2) and 84 EPC - (yes)
Interlocutory revision - Article 109(1) EPC
Remittal to the examining division - Article 111(1) EPC

Application title

SINGLE PRIMER WHOLE GENOME AMPLIFICATION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T182111.20160715

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 287.690K)
T 0631/12 () of 13.7.2016

Online on

22.07.2016

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

13.7.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H02M 7/48
H02M 7/5387

Application no.

06738382.8

Keywords

Amendments - allowable
Amendments - main request (no)
Novelty - auxiliary request (no)

Application title

Power Converter System and Method

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T063112.20160713

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 255.164K)
T 1841/12 (Préparation du 1,1,1,3,3-pentafluorobutane/ARKEMA) of 12.5.2016

Online on

22.07.2016

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

12.5.2016

Proc. language

FR

IPC

C07C 17/278
C07C 17/20
C07C 19/08

Application no.

97400119.0

Keywords

Recevabilité du recours (oui)
Modification occasionnée par un motif d'opposition - Modifications admises (oui)
Activité inventive - (oui)
Remboursement de la taxe de recours (non)
Remboursement de la taxe de recours - décision attaquée suffisamment motivée (oui)

Application title

Préparation du 1,1,1,3,3-pentachlorobutane et du 1,1,1,3,3-pentafluorobutane

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T184112.20160512

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Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 374.397K)
T 1097/13 () of 28.6.2016

Online on

22.07.2016

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

28.6.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61Q 5/00
A61K 8/04
A61K 8/31
A61K 8/34
A61K 8/37
A61K 8/41
A61K 8/49
A61K 8/892
A61K 8/92
A61Q 5/12

Application no.

07786987.3

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)

Application title

Anti-dandruff hair conditioning composition

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T109713.20160628

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Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 399.896K)
T 1663/13 () of 14.7.2016

Online on

22.07.2016

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

14.7.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A23L 2/60
A23L 1/29
A23L 1/30
A23F 3/40

Application no.

06291197.9

Keywords

Request for postponing oral proceedings (rejected)
Apportionment of costs - non-attendance at oral proceedings (allowed)

Application title

Improved beverage

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T166313.20160714

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Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 365.104K)
T 0184/15 (Anti-connexin/CODA) of 14.7.2016

Online on

22.07.2016

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

14.7.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 38/17
C12N 15/11
A61L 24/00
A61P 17/02
A61P 43/00

Application no.

08868457.6

Keywords

Decision according to the state of the file - reasoned within the meaning of Rule 111(2)EPC (no)
Violation of the right to be heard (yes)
Substantial procedural violation (yes)
Remittal (yes)
Reimbursement of the appeal fee (yes)

Application title

Use of anti-connexin polynucleotides and peptides for the treatment of abnormal or excessive scars

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T018415.20160714

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Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 287.257K)
T 2513/12 () of 2.6.2016

Online on

21.07.2016

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

2.6.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08G 59/18

Application no.

05774413.8

Keywords

Inventive step - main request (yes)

Application title

EPOXY RESINS WITH IMPROVED ELASTICITY

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T251312.20160602

Distribution

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Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 330.140K)
T 0147/12 () of 16.3.2016

Online on

20.07.2016

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

16.3.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08G 77/14
C08G 77/46

Application no.

07754369.2

Keywords

Sufficiency of disclosure - (yes)
Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)
Late-filed document - admitted (no)

Application title

PROCESS FOR PREPARING SILICONE POLYETHERS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T014712.20160316

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Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 490.997K)
T 2385/12 () of 7.4.2016

Online on

20.07.2016

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

7.4.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B66B 1/46
B66B 5/02

Application no.

03752512.8

Keywords

Late filed request before opposition division reverting to claims as granted - abuse of procedure (no)
Reimbursement of appeal fee - (no)
Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

ELEVATOR EQUIPPED WITH EMERGENCY MEDICAL DEVICE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T238512.20160407

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 403.169K)
T 2355/11 () of 3.7.2016

Online on

19.07.2016

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

3.7.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G06K 13/08

Application no.

04722560.2

Keywords

Patentansprüche - Knappheit (ja)

Application title

KARTENAUFNAHMEVORRICHTUNG

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T235511.20160703

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Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 369.509K)
T 2049/11 () of 13.7.2016

Online on

18.07.2016

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

13.7.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G07C 3/08

Application no.

06763141.6

Keywords

Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

A SYSTEM FOR MEASURING THE PERFORMANCE OF A FOREST MACHINE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T204911.20160713

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 321.363K)
T 0604/12 (Antriebssystem/LENZE) of 18.3.2016

Online on

18.07.2016

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

18.3.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G05B 19/042
G05B 19/12

Application no.

03012406.9

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (nein)

Application title

Mechanisches-Elektronisches Antriebssystem

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T060412.20160318

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Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 341.465K)
T 0983/12 () of 31.5.2016

Online on

18.07.2016

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

31.5.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F03D 9/00
H02J 3/38

Application no.

02740489.6

Keywords

Änderungen - Offenbarung durch Zeichnung
Änderungen - unzulässige Erweiterung (ja)
Spät eingereichte Hilfsanträge - zugelassen (nein)

Application title

WINDENERGIEANLAGE UND VERFAHREN ZUM BETREIBEN EINER WINDENERGIEANLAGE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T098312.20160531

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Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 418.064K)
T 1033/12 (Optical communication device/FUJITSU) of 8.7.2016

Online on

18.07.2016

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

8.7.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04B 10/18

Application no.

04014150.9

Keywords

Sufficiency of disclosure - (no)
Claims - clarity (no)

Application title

Optical device for optical communication

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T103312.20160708

Distribution

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Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 326.841K)
T 1948/12 (Optical switch/ROCKSTAR) of 7.7.2016

Online on

18.07.2016

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

7.7.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04Q 11/00
H04J 14/02

Application no.

00306485.4

Keywords

Inventive step (main and auxiliary request)
Inventive step - no

Application title

Optical switch and protocols for use therewith

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T194812.20160707

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Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 315.785K)
T 1429/13 () of 5.7.2016

Online on

18.07.2016

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

5.7.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F02B 75/04

Application no.

04015253.0

Keywords

Sufficiency of disclosure - (yes)
Claims - clarity (yes)
Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

Lower link of piston crank mechanism for internal combustion engine

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T142913.20160705

Distribution

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Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 317.510K)
T 2098/13 (Underlaid signalling data/QUALCOMM) of 4.7.2016

Online on

18.07.2016

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

4.7.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04L 27/26

Application no.

05791214.9

Keywords

Oral proceedings - non-attendance of the party
Claims contain essential features
Claims - (no)
Raising new objections in ex parte appeal proceedings - admissible (yes)
G 3/14 applicable to ex parte appeal proceedings - (no)

Application title

OFDM system with code spreading of signalling data

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T209813.20160704

Distribution

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Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 304.608K)
T 0524/14 () of 16.6.2016

Online on

18.07.2016

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

16.6.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A23L 1/29
A23P 1/06

Application no.

02702268.0

Keywords

Late-filed objection - amendment of case after arrangement of oral proceedings
Inventive step - non-obvious alternative

Application title

BALANCED FOOD POWDER COMPOSITION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T052414.20160616

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Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 389.892K)
T 1272/10 (Skin penetration enhancers/US GOVERNMENT) of 11.7.2016

Online on

15.07.2016

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

11.7.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 39/39
A61K 9/00
C12N 15/11
A61K 39/00
A61K 38/16
A61K 39/02
A61K 39/106

Application no.

03007948.7

Keywords

Lapse of patent in all designated states - continuation of appeal proceedings (no)

Application title

Use of skin penetration enhancers and barrier disruption agents to enhance transcutaneous immune response

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T127210.20160711

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 239.242K)
T 1082/11 () of 7.6.2016

Online on

15.07.2016

Board

3.5.04

Decision date

7.6.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

H04N 7/18
H04N 5/76

Application no.

04701299.2

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hauptantrag (nein)
Patentansprüche - Klarheit
Patentansprüche - Hilfsantrag (nein)
Spät eingereichte Tatsachen - Antrag hätte bereits im erstinstanzlichen Verfahren vorgebracht werden können (ja)

Application title

VERFAHREN ZUR AUFZEICHNUNG VON VIDEO-/AUDIODATEN IN EINEM NETZWERK

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T108211.20160607

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Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 466.337K)
T 0574/12 () of 28.6.2016

Online on

15.07.2016

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

28.6.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G07D 7/00

Application no.

99931386.9

Keywords

Amendments - added subject-matter (yes)
Clarity (no)

Application title

INTELLIGENT CURRENCY VALIDATION NETWORK

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T057412.20160628

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 305.873K)
T 2524/12 (Anti-ERBB antibody cancer therapy/GENENTECH) of 11.7.2016

Online on

15.07.2016

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

11.7.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 39/395
A61K 31/335
G01N 33/574
A61P 35/00

Application no.

01939145.7

Keywords

Withdrawal of approval of text on which patent was granted - appeal dismissed

Application title

Gene detection assay for improving the likelihood of an effective response to an ErbB antagonist cancer therapy

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T252412.20160711

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 246.331K)
T 0108/14 (SiC-Si NITRIDE REFRACTORY/NGK) of 12.5.2016

Online on

15.07.2016

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

12.5.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C04B 35/565
C04B 35/63
C04B 35/66

Application no.

04770889.6

Keywords

All requests - Amendments extend beyond the content of the application as filed

Application title

SiC REFRACTORY COMPRISING SILICON NITRIDE BONDED THERETO

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T010814.20160512

Distribution

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Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 334.939K)
T 1434/14 () of 23.6.2016

Online on

15.07.2016

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

23.6.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B22F 9/02
B22F 9/22
C22C 14/00
C22C 16/00
C01B 6/02
C01B 6/24
C01G 23/04
C01G 25/02
C22B 7/00
C22B 34/12
C22B 34/14
C22C 1/04

Application no.

09714804.3

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hauptantrag (nein)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hilfsantrag (ja)

Application title

VERFAHREN ZUR HERSTELLUNG VON LEGIERUNGSPULVERN AUF DER BASIS VON TITAN, ZIRCONIUM UND/ODER HAFNIUM, LEGIERT MIT DEN ELEMENTEN NI, CU, TA, W, RE, OS UND/ODER IR

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T143414.20160623

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Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 425.136K)
T 0156/12 () of 25.5.2016

Online on

14.07.2016

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

25.5.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61B 17/00
A61F 2/01
A61B 17/12

Application no.

07015958.7

Keywords

Amendments - added subject-matter (no)
Claims - clarity
Claims - main request (yes)
Request to finish examination - rejected

Application title

Percutaneous catheter directed occlusion devices

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T015612.20160525

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 364.709K)
T 0369/12 () of 25.5.2016

Online on

14.07.2016

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

25.5.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61B 5/03

Application no.

06849080.4

Keywords

Inventive step - main request (yes)
Inventive step - selection of closest prior art - ex post facto analysis

Application title

TECHNIQUES FOR EVALUATING URINARY STRESS INCONTINENCE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T036912.20160525

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T 0941/12 () of 6.7.2016

Online on

14.07.2016

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

6.7.2016

Proc. language

FR

IPC

G01M 11/02

Application no.

05754585.7

Keywords

Clarté et activité inventive (oui - revendications modifiées)
Renvoi à la première instance - (oui)

Application title

APPAREIL POUR LE CONTROLE DE PIECES TRANSPARENTES OU REFLECHISSANTES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T094112.20160706

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Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 353.335K)
T 1819/12 (Aluminium piston/AISIN SEIKI KABUSHIKI KAISHA) of 10.5.2016

Online on

14.07.2016

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

10.5.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C25D 1/00
C25D 11/04
C22C 21/02
F02F 3/10
F16J 1/02
F16J 1/04

Application no.

05024929.1

Keywords

Inventive step - main request (no)
Inventive step - auxiliary request 1 (yes)

Application title

Aluminium-piston at least partially covered with an alumina film

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T181912.20160510

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 363.357K)
T 2316/12 () of 7.7.2016

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14.07.2016

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

7.7.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B62M 7/12
B60K 7/00
B62M 6/65

Application no.

10153052.5

Keywords

Amendments - added subject-matter (yes) Main request, Auxiliary requests 1 to 5
Amendments - undisclosed disclaimer Auxiliary request 4

Application title

A device for externally rotary drive of offset motor

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T231612.20160707

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 336.467K)
T 2512/12 () of 30.6.2016

Online on

14.07.2016

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

30.6.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C09J 133/00
A61L 15/48

Application no.

06806862.6

Keywords

Neuheit
Erfinderische Tätigkeit
Änderungen
Spät eingereichter Antrag - Wechsel des Gegenstandes

Application title

ACRYLATKLEBEMASSE MIT WASSERFESTEN KLEBEIGENSCHAFTEN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T251212.20160630

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Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 358.683K)
T 0022/13 (BROWSING THROUGH A MUSIC CATALOG USING CORRELATION METRICS OF A … of 13.5.2016

Online on

14.07.2016

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

13.5.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 3/00
G06F 17/30

Application no.

06720426.3

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)
Inventive step - mixture of technical and non-technical features
Inventive step - obvious alternative

Application title

SYSTEM FOR BROWSING THROUGH A MUSIC CATALOG USING CORRELATION METRICS OF A KNOWLEDGE BASE OF MEDIASETS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T002213.20160513

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 316.660K)
T 0089/13 () of 3.5.2016

Online on

14.07.2016

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

3.5.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08F 210/06

Application no.

06755094.7

Keywords

Sufficiency of disclosure and clarity requirements
Appropriate criteria for assessing sufficiency of disclosure not considered in the decision
Remittal to the department of first instance

Application title

PROPYLENE-ETHYLENE COPOLYMERS AND PROCESS FOR THEIR PREPARATION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T008913.20160503

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 352.944K)
T 0178/13 () of 2.5.2016

Online on

14.07.2016

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

2.5.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 9/48
A61P 35/00
A61P 3/06
A61P 11/06
A61P 25/18
A61P 29/00

Application no.

05702139.6

Keywords

Novelty - main request (no)
Novelty - auxiliary request (yes)
Amendments - auxiliary request, added subject-matter (no)
Sufficiency of disclosure - auxiliary request (yes)
Inventive step - auxiliary request (yes)

Application title

SOFT GELATIN CAPSULE COMPRISING OMEGA-3 POLYUNSATURATED FATTY ACID

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T017813.20160502

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D

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 530.214K)
T 0454/13 (Sample block apparatus/LIFE TECHNOLOGIES) of 21.6.2016

Online on

14.07.2016

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

21.6.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B01L 7/00
B01L 9/00

Application no.

03795576.2

Keywords

Novelty - (yes)
Skilled person would have combined teachings of documents from remote technical fields (no)
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

SAMPLE BLOCK APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR MAINTAINING A MICROCARD ON A SAMPLE BLOCK

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T045413.20160621

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Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 367.497K)
T 1927/13 () of 11.7.2016

Online on

14.07.2016

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

11.7.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G01M 17/02

Application no.

01109655.9

Keywords

Erlöschen des Patents in allen benannten Vertragsstaaten - Beendigung des Beschwerdeverfahrens

Application title

Verfahren und Vorrichtung zur optischen Prüfung von Reifen

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T192713.20160711

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D

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Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 232.054K)
T 2259/11 () of 2.6.2016

Online on

13.07.2016

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

2.6.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A46B 9/04

Application no.

97903043.4

Keywords

Auxiliary request - admitted
Novelty - claim 1 over documents cited under Article 54 (3) EPC
Novelty - (yes)
Remittal to the department of first instance

Application title

A TOOTHBRUSH WITH ELASTOMER FILLED FLEXIBLE HEAD

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T225911.20160602

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 343.541K)
T 2507/11 () of 25.4.2016

Online on

13.07.2016

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

25.4.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A61G 13/08

Application no.

06123593.3

Keywords

Neuheit - (ja)
Spät eingereichte Beweismittel - zugelassen (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)
Spät vorgebrachte Argumente - zugelassen (nein)

Application title

Patientenlagerfläche für einen Operationstisch

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T250711.20160425

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D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 729.863K)
T 0821/12 () of 31.3.2016

Online on

13.07.2016

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

31.3.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61B 5/028

Application no.

06025617.9

Keywords

Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

Dilution apparatus and computer program

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T082112.20160331

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D

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 327.651K)
T 0972/12 () of 15.6.2016

Online on

13.07.2016

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

15.6.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61B 17/17
A61F 2/30

Application no.

01920504.6

Keywords

Added subject-matter (no)
Clarity (yes)
Novelty and inventive step (yes)

Application title

A METHOD OF MAKING A CUSTOM REPLACEMENT DEVICE FOR RESURFACING A FEMUR

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T097212.20160615

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 292.550K)
T 1113/12 (Use of GM-CSF and a type 1 interferon for treating multiple sclerosis … of 18.2.2016

Online on

13.07.2016

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

18.2.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 38/19

Application no.

03776426.3

Keywords

Main request: requirements of the EPC met (yes)

Application title

Method for treatment of demyelinating central nervous system disease using GM-CSF

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T111312.20160218

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 340.479K)
T 0660/13 (Lapse of the patent) of 7.7.2016

Online on

13.07.2016

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

7.7.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12N 9/52
C12Q 1/37
G01N 33/542

Application no.

05858107.5

Keywords

Lapse of patent in all designated states - termination of appeal proceedings

Application title

ASSAY FOR DETERMINING CLOSTRIDIAL TOXIN ACTIVITY COMBINING FRET AND FLUORESCENCE POLARIZATION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T066013.20160707

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 244.105K)
T 0750/13 () of 20.4.2016

Online on

13.07.2016

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

20.4.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A61B 17/80

Application no.

06019616.9

Keywords

Einspruchsgründe - unzulässige Erweiterung (nein)
Neuheit - (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)

Application title

Knochenplatte

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T075013.20160420

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Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 423.484K)
T 1068/11 () of 17.6.2016

Online on

12.07.2016

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

17.6.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

H01L 27/30

Application no.

06792706.1

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)

Application title

FOTODETEKTOR, RÖNTGENSTRAHLENFLACHBILDDETEKTOR UND VERFAHREN ZUR HERSTELLUNG DERGLEICHEN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T106811.20160617

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Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 313.713K)
T 1649/11 () of 14.6.2016

Online on

12.07.2016

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

14.6.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

H01L 29/861

Application no.

03740057.9

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - nach Änderung
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)
Patentansprüche - Klarheit nach Änderung (ja)
Patentansprüche - Knappheit (ja)

Application title

HALBELEITERDIODE UND VERFAHREN ZU IHRER HERSTELLUNG

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T164911.20160614

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D

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Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 327.177K)
T 0020/12 (Antibodies specific for beta-amyloid ends/INTELLECT NEUROSCIENCES) of 15.4.2016

Online on

12.07.2016

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

15.4.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 48/00
C07H 21/00
C12N 15/00
C12P 21/04
C12P 21/06
C12P 21/08
C07K 16/18

Application no.

98918035.1

Keywords

Main request, auxiliary requests 2 to 7 - added subject-matter (yes)
Auxiliary request 1 - extension of scope of protection (yes)
Auxiliary request 8 - admission (no) (withdrawn in opposition proceedings)

Application title

RECOMBINANT ANTIBODIES SPECIFIC FOR BETA-AMYLOID ENDS, DNA ENCODING AND METHODS OF USE THEREOF

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T002012.20160415

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D

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 404.844K)
T 0920/12 (Solar control coated glass article/PILKINGTON NORTH AMERICA, INC.) of 14.4.2016

Online on

12.07.2016

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

14.4.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C03C 17/34

Application no.

03716744.2

Keywords

Novelty - main request (no)
Novelty - auxiliary request (yes)
Inventive step - auxiliary request (yes)

Application title

REFLECTIVE, SOLAR CONTROL COATED GLASS ARTICLE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T092012.20160414

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D

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 417.688K)
T 1059/12 (Single domain antibody/DOMANTIS) of 10.5.2016

Online on

12.07.2016

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

10.5.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07K 16/24

Application no.

05755389.3

Keywords

Main request - inventive step (no)
Auxiliary request 1 - amendments allowable (no)
Auxiliary request 2 - inventive step (no)

Application title

Compositions and methods for treating inflammatory disorders

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T105912.20160510

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 368.780K)
T 1200/12 () of 1.3.2016

Online on

12.07.2016

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

1.3.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B32B 27/32
B65D 65/40

Application no.

01972859.1

Keywords

main request: amendments (allowable), clarity (yes), sufficiency (yes), novelty (yes), inventive step (yes)

Application title

A PACKAGING LAMINATE FOR A RETORTABLE PACKAGING CONTAINER

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T120012.20160301

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D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 898.204K)
T 1901/12 () of 26.4.2016

Online on

12.07.2016

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

26.4.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A23K 1/18
A23K 1/17
A23K 1/00
A23K 1/16
A61K 9/00

Application no.

04763629.5

Keywords

Admissibility of new main request - (yes)
Sufficiency of disclosure - (yes)
Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

PALATABLE DUCTILE CHEWABLE VETERINARY COMPOSITION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T190112.20160426

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D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 509.803K)
T 2189/12 () of 9.6.2016

Online on

12.07.2016

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

9.6.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01L 23/552
H01L 23/66
H01L 25/16
H01P 1/22
H01P 5/08
H01P 1/162

Application no.

05765133.3

Keywords

Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

TRANSMISSION LINE SUBSTRATE AND SEMICONDUCTOR PACKAGE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T218912.20160609

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D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 349.999K)
T 1479/13 () of 3.6.2016

Online on

12.07.2016

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

3.6.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

E04F 15/02
C09J 7/02
B65H 37/00
A47G 27/04

Application no.

05812737.4

Keywords

Late-filed request - admitted (yes)
Amendments - added subject-matter (no)
Claims - clarity (yes)
Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR FLOOR COVERING INSTALLATION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T147913.20160603

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 368.119K)
T 1844/13 () of 31.5.2016

Online on

12.07.2016

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

31.5.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A23G 3/00

Application no.

03713243.8

Keywords

Amendments - added subject-matter (no)
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

METHOD FOR CHOCOLATE COATING OF SOFT CONFECTIONERY CENTERS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T184413.20160531

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 411.762K)
T 2349/14 () of 28.6.2016

Online on

12.07.2016

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

28.6.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 9/00
A61K 47/02
A61K 31/4375
A61K 31/47
A61K 31/538

Application no.

09793326.1

Keywords

Amendments - appeal proceedings
Claims - clarity after amendment (yes)
Appeal decision - remittal (yes)

Application title

AEROSOL FLUOROQUINOLONE FORMULATIONS FOR IMPROVED PHARMACOKINETICS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T234914.20160628

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 293.804K)
T 2584/11 () of 14.6.2016

Online on

11.07.2016

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

14.6.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61F 13/515
A61F 13/15

Application no.

00308504.0

Keywords

Admittance - New Main Request - change of case - (no)
Auxiliary Requests 3 to 6 - not allowable
Sufficiency of disclosure - (no)
Auxiliary Request 7 - not admitted

Application title

Laminated absorbent article

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T258411.20160614

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 380.008K)
T 1376/12 () of 28.6.2016

Online on

11.07.2016

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

28.6.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B21D 51/38
B65D 8/20

Application no.

03722438.3

Keywords

Novelty (no)

Application title

CAN END

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T137612.20160628

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D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 420.072K)
T 0401/13 (Verringerung des Dioxingehalts einer Bleicherde/CLARIANT) of 9.11.2015

Online on

11.07.2016

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

9.11.2015

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B01J 20/12
C01B 33/38
C01B 33/40
C01B 33/42

Application no.

05715830.5

Keywords

Spät eingereichte Entgegenhaltungen - zulässig (teils ja, teils nein)
In der mündlichen Verhandlung geändertes Vorbringen - Zulässigkeit neuer Einwände (nein)
Neuheit - Hauptantrag (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hauptantrag (ja)

Application title

VERFAHREN ZUR VERRINGERUNG DES DIOXINGEHALTES EINER BLEICHERDE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2015:T040113.20151109

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 438.238K)
T 0422/13 () of 15.6.2016

Online on

11.07.2016

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

15.6.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08L 67/02
C08J 5/18

Application no.

02777112.0

Keywords

Amendments - extension beyond the content of the application as filed
Amendments - main request (no)
Claims - clarity
Claims - main request (yes)
Sufficiency of disclosure - main request (yes)
Appeal decision - remittal to the department of first instance (yes)

Application title

TRANSPARENT POLYESTER RESINS AND ARTICLES THEREFROM

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T042213.20160615

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 373.277K)
T 2171/14 () of 31.5.2016

Online on

11.07.2016

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

31.5.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F01N 3/02
F01N 3/029
F01N 3/20
F01N 3/36

Application no.

07729977.4

Keywords

Appealed decision - sufficiently reasoned (no)
Remittal to the department of first instance - special reasons for not remitting the case
Appeal decision - remittal to the department of first instance (no)
Grounds for opposition - extension of subject-matter (yes)
Amendments - broadening of claim (yes)
Amendments - allowable (no)
Amendments - broadening of claim (yes)
Amendments - added subject-matter (yes)
Late-filed auxiliary requests VII new, IX new and X new
Late-filed auxiliary requests - admitted (yes) VIII new
Late-filed auxiliary requests - admitted (no)

Application title

ENGINE EXHAUST GAS ADDITIVE STORAGE SYSTEM

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T217114.20160531

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 639.104K)
T 2433/10 () of 10.6.2016

Online on

08.07.2016

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

10.6.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

H05B 3/12
H05B 3/22
H05B 1/02
B60H 1/22

Application no.

04016205.9

Keywords

Änderungen - Erweiterung über den Inhalt der Anmeldung in der eingereichten Fassung hinaus (ja)- Hauptantrag, Hilfsantrag 2a
Neuheit - (ja)
Neuheit - Hilfsantrag 0
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (nein)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hilfsanträge 0, 1a
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - naheliegende Kombination bekannter Merkmale
Spät eingereichte Hilfsantrag - zugelassen (nein) - Hilfsantrag 6

Application title

Elektrische Heizeinrichtung, insbesondere für ein Kraftfahrzeug

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T243310.20160610

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 443.709K)
T 1210/11 (Amyloid beta-protein/Potter) of 12.1.2016

Online on

08.07.2016

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

12.1.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07K 14/47
C07K 14/775
A61K 38/17
G01N 33/68

Application no.

01202212.5

Keywords

Inventive step - all requests (no)

Application title

Compounds and methods for inhibiting amyloid beta-protein filament formation and neurotoxicity

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T121011.20160112

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 412.379K)
T 0251/12 () of 3.5.2016

Online on

08.07.2016

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

3.5.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A62C 2/12
F24F 13/10

Application no.

03005858.0

Keywords

Neuheit - Hauptantrag (nein)
Spät eingereichte Hilfsanträge - Antrag eindeutig gewährbar (nein)

Application title

Kanalförmiges Gehäuse für eine Absperrvorrichtung in Lüftungsleitungen, Absperrvorrichtung mit demselben und Verfahren zur Herstellung desselben

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T025112.20160503

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 368.261K)
T 1677/12 () of 11.12.2015

Online on

08.07.2016

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

11.12.2015

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 47/32

Application no.

05824835.2

Keywords

Admission of new request
Inventive step - (no)

Application title

COMPOSITIONS COMPRISING AZELASTINE AND METHODS OF USE THEREOF

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2015:T167712.20151211

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 363.389K)
T 2248/12 (Functional Apo-2 ligand variants suitable for PEGylation/GENENTECH) of 29.10.2015

Online on

08.07.2016

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

29.10.2015

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07K 14/52
A61K 38/19
C07H 21/04
C12N 15/63
C12N 1/21
C12N 1/11
C12N 5/16
C12N 15/12
C07K 14/705

Application no.

02766436.6

Keywords

Unity of invention - (yes)
Appeal decision - remittal to the examining divsion (yes)

Application title

Apo-2 ligand variants and uses thereof

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2015:T224812.20151029

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 325.311K)
T 1929/11 () of 10.5.2016

Online on

07.07.2016

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

10.5.2016

Proc. language

FR

IPC

B23K 9/173

Application no.

01402199.2

Keywords

Activité inventive

Application title

Procédé de soudage MIG du nickel et des alliages de nickel avec gaz de protection à base d'argon et de CO2

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T192911.20160510

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 340.344K)
T 0119/13 () of 16.6.2016

Online on

07.07.2016

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

16.6.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F28D 9/00
F28F 9/00

Application no.

05019383.8

Keywords

Änderungen - zulässig (ja)
Ausreichende Offenbarung - (ja)
Ausreichende Offenbarung - Ausführbarkeit (ja)
Patentansprüche - Klarheit
Patentansprüche - Hauptantrag (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)

Application title

Wärmetauscher

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T011913.20160616

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 389.815K)
T 0409/13 () of 12.1.2016

Online on

07.07.2016

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

12.1.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08L 3/00

Application no.

01935205.3

Keywords

Amendments - extension beyond the content of the application as filed (yes) Main request and auxiliary requests 1-5, 7-11, 13-16, 18-21
Amendments - Extension of protection conferred by the European patent (yes) Auxiliary requests 6, 12, 17, 22

Application title

HIGHLY FLEXIBLE STARCH-BASED FILMS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T040913.20160112

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 418.019K)
T 1988/13 () of 26.4.2016

Online on

07.07.2016

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

26.4.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

E01C 13/08

Application no.

00990130.7

Keywords

-

Application title

ARTIFICIAL TURF INCLUDING DAMPING MATERIAL

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T198813.20160426

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 397.639K)
T 0783/14 () of 10.5.2016

Online on

07.07.2016

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

10.5.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08J 9/14

Application no.

08020700.4

Keywords

Divisional application - added subject-matter (no)
Late-filed evidence - admitted (yes)
Inventive step (yes)
Apportionment of costs (no)

Application title

Compositions containing fluorine-substituted olefins

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T078314.20160510

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 486.818K)
T 2341/14 () of 14.6.2016

Online on

07.07.2016

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

14.6.2016

Proc. language

FR

IPC

B21B 31/10

Application no.

06842034.8

Keywords

-

Application title

PROCEDE DE GESTION DES CYLINDRES DANS UN ATELIER DE LAMINAGE ET INSTALLATION POUR SA MISE OEUVRE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T234114.20160614

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 223.890K)
T 0266/15 () of 12.4.2016

Online on

07.07.2016

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

12.4.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61L 15/46
A61L 15/18
B32B 15/14
A61F 13/15

Application no.

04739725.2

Keywords

Amendments - allowable (yes)
Amendments - main request
Novelty - (no)
Novelty - main request
Novelty - (yes)
Novelty - first auxiliary request
Clarity - first auxiliary request - not open to examination in opposition appeal
Sufficiency of disclosure - not part of appeal proceedings
Inventive step - (yes)
Inventive step - first auxiliary request

Application title

ANTIMICROBIAL WOUNDDRESSING

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T026615.20160412

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 338.271K)
T 1955/14 (Modulation repression reduction inhibition expression target gene/ … of 13.5.2016

Online on

06.07.2016

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

13.5.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12N 15/113
A61K 48/00
A01K 67/027
C12N 5/10

Application no.

04015041.9

Keywords

-

Application title

Synthetic genes and genetic constructs comprising the same

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T195514.20160513

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 383.854K)
T 0777/11 () of 28.6.2016

Online on

05.07.2016

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

28.6.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G01J 3/44
G01J 3/10
G01N 21/65
H01S 5/0625

Application no.

06763667.0

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)

Application title

VERFAHREN UND VORRICHTUNG ZUR ERZEUGUNG UND DETEKTION EINES RAMAN-SPEKTRUMS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T077711.20160628

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 330.063K)
T 1759/11 (Automated information retrieval/HEWLETT-PACKARD DEVELOPMENT) of 20.4.2016

Online on

05.07.2016

Board

3.5.07

Decision date

20.4.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 17/30

Application no.

97922333.6

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)

Application title

System and method for automated retrieval of information

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T175911.20160420

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 371.019K)
T 0481/14 () of 7.4.2016

Online on

05.07.2016

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

7.4.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 8/98
A61Q 5/12

Application no.

03027985.5

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)

Application title

Conditioning and cleansing composition for hair

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T048114.20160407

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 358.534K)
T 0764/14 (Silver catalyst / SD) of 11.11.2015

Online on

05.07.2016

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

11.11.2015

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B01J 23/50
B01J 23/66
C07D 301/10

Application no.

03718116.1

Keywords

Sufficiency of disclosure - (yes)

Application title

ETHYLENE OXIDE CATALYST

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2015:T076414.20151111

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 634.363K)
T 1431/14 (Vorsterilisiertes Filtrationssystem / SARTORIUS STEDIM) of 21.6.2016

Online on

05.07.2016

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

21.6.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B01D 61/18
A61M 1/10
A61M 1/36
A61M 39/22

Application no.

09723090.8

Keywords

Unzulässige Erweiterung (nein) - Hauptantrag
Zurückverweisung (ja)

Application title

Vorsterilisiertes Filtrationssystem zum Einmalgebrauch

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T143114.20160621

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 394.792K)
T 1954/14 () of 13.5.2016

Online on

05.07.2016

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

13.5.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B31B 19/64
B31B 19/84
B31B 23/00

Application no.

06015494.5

Keywords

Zulässigkeit der Beschwerde - (nein)
Entscheidung über eine Beweisaufnahme - beschwerdefähige Entscheidung (nein)
Angefochtene Mitteilung der Einspruchsabteilung als Entscheidung zu werten und gesondert anfechtbar (nein)
Vorlage an die Große Beschwerdekammer (nein)
Rückzahlung der Beschwerdegebühr (nein)

Application title

Vorrichtung und Verfahren zur Herstellung von Kunststoffbeuteln

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T195414.20160513

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 351.922K)
T 0879/15 () of 1.6.2016

Online on

05.07.2016

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

1.6.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B60R 5/04

Application no.

08009788.4

Keywords

Zulassung in das Verfahren (einziger Antrag) NEIN

Application title

Abdeckanordnung

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T087915.20160601

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 270.332K)
J 0011/12 (Anspruchsgebühren / CARL ZEISS MICROSCOPY) of 29.6.2015

Online on

04.07.2016

Board

3.1.01

Decision date

29.6.2015

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G02B 21/00
G02B 21/10
G01N 21/64

Application no.

09709871.9

Keywords

Anspruchsgebühren - Nachzahlung für zusätzliche Ansprüche, die unter Regel 161(1) EPÜ eingereicht werden, wenn die Anspruchsgebühren nach Regel 162(1) innerhalb der Frist von Regel 159(1) EPÜ entrichtet wurden und keine Mitteilung nach Regel 162(1) Satz 2 ergangen ist (nein)
Rückzahlung der Beschwerdegebühr - wesentlicher Verfahrensmangel (nein)

Application title

VORRICHTUNG UND VERFAHREN ZUM RÄUMLICHEN HOCHAUFLÖSENDEN ABBILDEN EINER STRUKTUR EINER PROBE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2015:J001112.20150629

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 452.049K)
T 2351/09 (Electrochromic device / BASF SE) of 24.3.2016

Online on

04.07.2016

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

24.3.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G02F 1/15
C09K 9/02
G03C 1/815

Application no.

05774137.3

Keywords

Main request: inventive step (yes)

Application title

STABILIZED ELECTROCHROMIC MEDIA

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T235109.20160324

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 298.771K)
T 1451/12 () of 1.6.2016

Online on

04.07.2016

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

1.6.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B67D 1/06
B67D 1/14
B67D 1/08

Application no.

04076806.1

Keywords

Divisional application - subject-matter extends beyond content of earlier application
Divisional application - all requests (yes)

Application title

Drink dispenser

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T145112.20160601

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 376.314K)
T 1708/12 () of 8.3.2016

Online on

04.07.2016

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

8.3.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B82Y 30/00

Application no.

04750548.2

Keywords

Amendments - allowable (yes)
Inventive step - non-obvious solution

Application title

WATER DISPERSIBLE POLYTHIOPHENES MADE WITH POLYMERIC ACID COLLOIDS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T170812.20160308

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 397.938K)
T 2314/12 () of 14.10.2015

Online on

04.07.2016

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

14.10.2015

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08L 33/20
C08L 65/00
C09D 5/24
H01B 1/12
H01G 9/00

Application no.

08017549.0

Keywords

Late filed auxiliary request - admitted (yes)
Divisional application - added subject-matter (no)
Divisional application - after amendment
Inventive step - non-obvious alternative

Application title

Conductive composition, and their production method

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2015:T231412.20151014

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 547.927K)
T 0939/13 (Personalisierungssystem/BUNDESDRUCKEREI) of 15.6.2016

Online on

04.07.2016

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

15.6.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

H04L 9/00
G06Q 10/00

Application no.

07803214.1

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja, nach Änderungen)

Application title

Verfahren zur Personalisierung von Dokumenten, kryptographisches System, Personalisierungssystem und Dokument

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T093913.20160615

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 381.198K)
T 2052/14 (Offenbarung relativer Maße in Zeichnungen (siehe Punkt 1.3)) of 24.6.2016

Online on

04.07.2016

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

24.6.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F16L 11/15

Application no.

10173724.5

Keywords

Neuheit - Hauptantrag (ja)

Application title

Verbundwellrohr

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T205214.20160624

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 353.035K)
T 1508/15 () of 29.4.2016

Online on

04.07.2016

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

29.4.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B61C 9/12

Application no.

09002919.0

Keywords

Ausführbarkeit - (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)
Rückzahlung der Beschwerdegebühr - (nein)

Application title

Antriebsstrang für ein Kraftfahrzeug mit zwei gleichwertigen Fahrtrichtungen

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T150815.20160429

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 371.170K)
R 0002/14 (Fundamental violation of the right to be heard) of 22.4.2016

Online on

01.07.2016

Board

EBA

Decision date

22.4.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12N 1/10
C12N 1/12
C12N 9/00
C12N 15/06
C12N 15/09
C12N 15/12
C12N 15/30

Application no.

99965105.2

Keywords

Petition admissible (yes) – obligation to raise objection (no)
Petition allowable (yes) – remaining doubts as to whether the petitioner’s right to be heard was observed to be solved to the affected party’s benefit
Decision under review set aside (yes)
Re-opening of proceedings (yes)
Replacement of members of the Board of Appeal (no) – not requested and no ex officio exception from the general principle

Application title

Desaturases and methods of using them for synthesis of polyunsaturated fatty acids

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:R000214.20160422

Distribution

B

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 79.126K)
T 0305/11 (Parallel decoding/SONY) of 26.4.2016

Online on

01.07.2016

Board

3.5.07

Decision date

26.4.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H03M 13/11

Application no.

04728245.4

Keywords

Admissibility of appeal - appeal sufficiently substantiated (yes)
Amendments - all requests (not allowable)

Application title

Decoding method, decoding device, and program

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T030511.20160426

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 481.203K)
T 0435/11 (Data export and import/SAP) of 13.5.2016

Online on

01.07.2016

Board

3.5.07

Decision date

13.5.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 17/30

Application no.

04733534.4

Keywords

Inventive step - main request (no)
Remittal to the department of first instance (yes)

Application title

Data importation and exportation for computing devices

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T043511.20160513

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 399.709K)
T 1020/11 (PCV2 combination vaccine/BOEHRINGER INGELHEIM) of 7.4.2016

Online on

01.07.2016

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

7.4.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 39/295
A61K 39/04
A61K 39/12

Application no.

06848471.6

Keywords

Main request
Amendments - allowable (yes)
Sufficiency of disclosure - (yes)
Claims - clarity (yes)

Application title

Multivalent PCV2 immunogenic compositions and methods of producing such compositions

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T102011.20160407

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 339.929K)
T 1317/11 () of 6.5.2016

Online on

01.07.2016

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

6.5.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A61G 10/02
F24F 11/00

Application no.

03780104.0

Keywords

Zulässigkeit der Beschwerden, ausreichende Substantiierung (ja)
Neuheit (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit (ja)

Application title

AUFENTHALTSRAUM UND VERFAHREN ZUM EINSTELLEN DER RAUMATMOSPHÄRE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T131711.20160506

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 337.490K)
T 1473/12 () of 3.5.2016

Online on

01.07.2016

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

3.5.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B29C 45/50

Application no.

03005275.7

Keywords

Amendments - added subject-matter (yes)
Inventive step - auxiliary request (no)
Late-filed request - justification for late filing (no)
Late-filed request - change of subject-matter
Late-filed request - request clearly allowable (no)
Late-filed request - procedural economy

Application title

Injection molding machine

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T147312.20160503

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 559.767K)
T 1730/12 () of 8.6.2016

Online on

01.07.2016

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

8.6.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B41J 33/36
B41J 33/54

Application no.

07012470.6

Keywords

Admissibility of amendments (yes)
Sufficiency of disclosure (yes)
Inventive step (yes)

Application title

Tape drive and printing apparatus

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T173012.20160608

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 377.909K)
T 1917/12 () of 22.4.2016

Online on

01.07.2016

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

22.4.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F16L 15/00

Application no.

01967182.5

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)
Claims - clarity
Claims - auxiliary request (no)
Reimbursement of appeal fee - (no)

Application title

Pipe Integral Threaded Joint

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T191712.20160422

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 475.279K)
T 0470/13 () of 20.4.2016

Online on

01.07.2016

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

20.4.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B60N 2/12
B60N 2/235

Application no.

05005758.7

Keywords

Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

Vehicle seat position adjusting device

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T047013.20160420

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 256.999K)
T 0356/14 (Exhaust gas purifying catalyst/CATALER) of 23.6.2016

Online on

01.07.2016

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

23.6.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B01J 35/04
B01D 53/94
B01J 23/58
B01J 23/63
B01J 37/02
F01N 3/10

Application no.

06781505.0

Keywords

Late filed claim requests - change of subject-matter - admitted (no)

Application title

EXHAUST GAS PURIFYING CATALYST

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T035614.20160623

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 296.477K)
T 1524/14 () of 9.5.2016

Online on

01.07.2016

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

9.5.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B42D 15/10

Application no.

06700276.6

Keywords

More than one independent claim in the same category - no (main request)
Novelty - no (auxiliary request 1)
Pursuing abandoned claims in the examination appeal proceedings - no (auxiliary request 2)

Application title

Document and method of manufacturing same

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T152414.20160509

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 296.004K)
T 0581/15 (Herstellung von Schalenkatalysatoren mittels Washcoatsuspension/SÜD- … of 14.6.2016

Online on

01.07.2016

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

14.6.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B01J 37/02
B01J 23/22
B01J 23/881
B01J 23/888

Application no.

08758963.6

Keywords

Spät eingereichter Antrag - eingereicht in der mündlichen Verhandlung
Spät eingereichter Antrag - endeutig zulässig (ja)
Änderungen - zulässig (ja)
Klarheit (ja)
Neuheit - (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)

Application title

VERFAHREN ZUM AUFTRAGEN EINER WASHCOATSUSPENSION AUF EINE TRÄGERSTRUKTUR

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T058115.20160614

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 360.582K)

June 2016

D 0004/15 () of 4.4.2016

Online on

30.06.2016

Board

DBA

Decision date

4.4.2016

Proc. language

FR

IPC

-

Application no.

-

Keywords

-

Application title

-

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:D000415.20160404

Distribution

Decision

No PDF available
D 0004/15 () of 4.4.2016

Online on

30.06.2016

Board

DBA

Decision date

4.4.2016

Proc. language

FR

IPC

-

Application no.

-

Keywords

-

Application title

-

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:D000415.20160404

Distribution

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 27.376K)
T 0924/11 (Medical article /3M Innovative Properties Company) of 1.10.2015

Online on

30.06.2016

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

1.10.2015

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61L 15/22
A61L 15/42
A61L 15/58

Application no.

00959228.8

Keywords

Main request: Novelty - (no)
Auxiliary Request 1: amendments allowable (yes) - insufficiency of disclosure (no) - novelty (yes) - inventive step (yes)

Application title

FOAM/FILM COMPOSITE MEDICAL ARTICLES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2015:T092411.20151001

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 328.919K)
T 2197/11 (Size-reduced L-carnitine acid fumarate/SIGMA-TAU) of 17.2.2016

Online on

30.06.2016

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

17.2.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 31/205
A61K 9/14
A23L 1/305

Application no.

00961529.5

Keywords

Requests and documents filed with the statement of grounds of appeal: admitted (yes)
Document admitted by opposition division: discretion correctly exercised (yes)
Oral submission by inventor (yes)
Main request and first to third auxiliary requests: Novelty (yes)
Main request and first to third auxiliary requests: Inventive step (no) - obvious modification
Fourth to sixth auxiliary requests: Amendments - extension beyond the content of the application as filed (yes)
Seventh auxiliary request: admitted (no)

Application title

ULTRAFINE L-CARNITINE, METHODS OF PREPARING THE SAME, COMPOSITIONS CONTAINING THE SAME, AND METHODS OF USING THE SAME

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T219711.20160217

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 546.716K)
T 0803/12 (Automated thrust-based roll guidance limiting/BOEING) of 11.5.2016

Online on

30.06.2016

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

11.5.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G05D 1/08

Application no.

99203494.2

Keywords

Sufficiency of disclosure (all requests)
Sufficiency of disclosure - (no)
Remittal to the department of first instance - (no)
Reimbursement of appeal fee - (no)
Objection under Rule 106 EPC - (dismissed)
Request for correction of minutes before opposition division - (rejected)

Application title

Method of automated thrust-based roll guidance limiting

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T080312.20160511

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 404.231K)
T 0860/12 (Fluorine substituted olefins / Honeywell International Inc.) of 22.9.2015

Online on

30.06.2016

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

22.9.2015

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C09K 5/04
C09K 3/30
C08J 9/14

Application no.

05744161.0

Keywords

All requests: grounds for opposition - extension of subject-matter (yes)

Application title

COMPOSITIONS CONTAINING FLUORINE SUBSTITUTED OLEFINS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2015:T086012.20150922

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 357.275K)
T 1734/12 () of 20.4.2016

Online on

30.06.2016

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

20.4.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B29C 47/40
B29C 47/60
B29C 47/64
B29B 7/42

Application no.

03019034.2

Keywords

Spät eingereichte Beweismittel - eingereicht mit der Beschwerdebegründung (zugelassen)
Änderungen - Erweiterung über den Inhalt der Anmeldung in der eingereichten Fassung hinaus (nein)
Neuheit - Hauptantrag (nein)
Neuheit - Hilfsantrag (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hilfsantrag (ja)

Application title

Schneckenmaschine mit Misch- und Knet-Scheiben

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T173412.20160420

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 419.629K)
T 2341/12 () of 11.2.2016

Online on

30.06.2016

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

11.2.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 9/72
A61K 9/14

Application no.

07120591.8

Keywords

Amendments - added subject-matter (no)
Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

Formulations for use in inhaler devices

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T234112.20160211

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 387.379K)
T 0368/15 () of 24.5.2016

Online on

30.06.2016

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

24.5.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B42C 1/12
B65H 45/30

Application no.

08150986.1

Keywords

Admissibility of the main request (no)
Admissibility of the amendments of the auxiliary request (yes)
Clarity of the auxiliary request (yes)
Remittal to the department of first instance (yes)

Application title

Sheet folding and creasing apparatus allowing intermittent relative movement between the sheets and the creasing unit

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T036815.20160524

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 368.277K)
T 2374/11 (Instruction emulation/NORTHROP) of 23.6.2016

Online on

29.06.2016

Board

3.5.06

Decision date

23.6.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 9/455

Application no.

04002677.5

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)

Application title

Emulation of microprocessor instructions

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T237411.20160623

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 304.263K)
T 0039/12 () of 24.6.2016

Online on

29.06.2016

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

24.6.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

D04H 1/70
D04H 1/00
D04H 13/00

Application no.

02796696.9

Keywords

Admissibility of appeal - no link between statement of grounds of appeal and decision under appeal

Application title

MINERAL FIBRE BATTS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T003912.20160624

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 309.886K)
T 1357/10 (Selecting a font/MICROSOFT LICENSING) of 16.3.2016

Online on

28.06.2016

Board

3.5.07

Decision date

16.3.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 17/21

Application no.

03003931.7

Keywords

Inventive step - after amendment
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

Method for selecting a font

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T135710.20160316

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 343.562K)
T 1209/11 (Antivirus product/COMPUTER ASSOCIATES THINK) of 15.6.2016

Online on

28.06.2016

Board

3.5.06

Decision date

15.6.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 21/22

Application no.

05749520.2

Keywords

Inventive step (no)

Application title

ANTIVIRUS PRODUCT USING IN-KERNEL CACHE OF FILE STATE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T120911.20160615

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 358.528K)
T 1376/11 (Paprika plants with orange fruits exhibiting high zeaxanthin … of 26.1.2016

Online on

28.06.2016

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

26.1.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 31/047
A61K 31/015
A61K 31/381
A01H 5/00

Application no.

06734837.5

Keywords

Sufficiency of disclosure - of all requests (no)

Application title

A Capsicum variety exhibiting a hyper-accumulation of zeaxanthin and products derived therefrom

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T137611.20160126

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 359.810K)
T 0723/10 () of 15.3.2016

Online on

27.06.2016

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

15.3.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61M 1/36
G06F 17/50

Application no.

01113266.9

Keywords

Sufficiency of disclosure - (no)

Application title

Method and apparatus for configuring a blood circuit

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T072310.20160315

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 302.946K)
T 0035/11 () of 16.3.2016

Online on

27.06.2016

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

16.3.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61M 1/36
G06F 17/50

Application no.

05019001.6

Keywords

Amendments - added subject-matter (yes)
Amendments - broadening of claim (yes)
Late-filed auxiliary request - admitted (yes)

Application title

Method and apparatus for configuring a blood circuit

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T003511.20160316

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 276.954K)
T 2329/11 () of 3.6.2016

Online on

27.06.2016

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

3.6.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B23K 9/095
G05B 19/414

Application no.

99947082.6

Keywords

Einspruchsgründe - mangelhafte Offenbarung (ja)

Application title

REGELVORRICHTUNG FÜR EIN SCHWEISSGERÄT

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T232911.20160603

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 333.965K)
T 0051/12 () of 22.6.2016

Online on

27.06.2016

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

22.6.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61F 13/15

Application no.

99924486.6

Keywords

Basis of decision - text or agreement to text withdrawn by patent proprietor
Basis of decision - patent revoked

Application title

TEAR RESISTANT POROUS EXTENSIBLE WEB

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T005112.20160622

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 226.733K)
T 0277/12 () of 24.5.2016

Online on

27.06.2016

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

24.5.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A62B 7/14

Application no.

03739569.6

Keywords

Novelty - main request (no)

Application title

METHOD OF OPERATING A LIFE SUPPORT SYSTEM FOR AN AIRCRAFT

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T027712.20160524

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 315.649K)
T 2089/12 () of 18.5.2016

Online on

27.06.2016

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

18.5.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B66F 9/07
B66F 9/075
B66F 9/24

Application no.

04000186.9

Keywords

Spät eingereichter Antrag - Antrag eindeutig gewährbar (nein)
Änderungen - zulässig (nein)

Application title

Stapler mit Memory-Einheit

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T208912.20160518

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 307.473K)
T 0473/13 () of 11.5.2016

Online on

27.06.2016

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

11.5.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H02J 3/36

Application no.

98103916.7

Keywords

Intervention of assumed infringer - admissible (yes)
Grounds for opposition - added subject-matter (no)
Grounds for opposition - insufficiency of disclosure (no)
Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)
Late-filed prior use allegation - admittance (yes)
Prior use - public availability (no)

Application title

A plant for transmitting electric power

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T047313.20160511

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 441.785K)
T 1355/13 () of 10.5.2016

Online on

27.06.2016

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

10.5.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A01K 13/00
A01K 15/00
A01K 15/02
A01K 27/00
A01K 29/00

Application no.

05742165.3

Keywords

Amendments - allowable (no)

Application title

DEVICE FOR PREVENTING CRIBBING OR SUCKING IN HORSES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T135513.20160510

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 258.229K)
T 1544/13 () of 14.4.2016

Online on

27.06.2016

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

14.4.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 9/14
A61K 9/16

Application no.

02727944.7

Keywords

Admissibility of appeal - entitlement to appeal
Inventive step - (no)

Application title

PHARMACEUTICAL COMPOSITIONS OF DISPERSIONS OF DRUGS AND NEUTRAL POLYMERS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T154413.20160414

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 340.225K)
T 1678/14 () of 22.6.2016

Online on

27.06.2016

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

22.6.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01N 21/84
B29C 65/78
G02B 5/30
G02F 1/13
G02F 1/1335
B32B 38/00
B32B 41/00

Application no.

11182532.9

Keywords

Divisional application - subject-matter extends beyond content of earlier application (yes)

Application title

Method and system for laminating optical elements

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T167814.20160622

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 367.497K)
T 2236/14 () of 12.5.2016

Online on

27.06.2016

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

12.5.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 9/16
A61K 9/28
A61K 31/565

Application no.

08462008.7

Keywords

Inventive step - reformulation of the technical problem
Late-filed auxiliary requests - admitted (no)

Application title

Method for preparing film-coated tablets containing drospirenone as active agent

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T223614.20160512

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 353.261K)
T 2099/11 () of 27.4.2016

Online on

24.06.2016

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

27.4.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B42D 15/00

Application no.

02078833.7

Keywords

Inventive step (yes)

Application title

Security document with a perforation pattern

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T209911.20160427

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 342.967K)
T 1911/12 () of 8.3.2016

Online on

24.06.2016

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

8.3.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B41J 2/14

Application no.

05006961.6

Keywords

Inadmissible extension (no)
Clarity (yes)
Remittal to the department of first instance

Application title

Inkjet head

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T191112.20160308

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 332.031K)
T 2092/12 () of 7.6.2016

Online on

24.06.2016

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

7.6.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01L 21/56

Application no.

99931594.8

Keywords

Novelty (no)
Novelty - main and first auxiliary request
Second and third auxiliary request not admitted

Application title

MOULD, ENCAPSULATING DEVICE AND METHOD OF ENCAPSULATION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T209212.20160607

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 374.689K)
T 0874/13 () of 26.4.2016

Online on

24.06.2016

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

26.4.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 9/20
A61K 31/585
A61K 31/567
A61K 31/525
A61P 15/18

Application no.

07764936.6

Keywords

Late-filed request - justification for late filing (yes)
Amendments - claim 1: added subject-matter (no)
Claim 1 - clarity (yes)
Appeal decision - remittal to the department of first instance (yes)

Application title

PHARMACEUTICAL COMPOSITION CONTAINING A TETRAHYDROFOLIC ACID

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T087413.20160426

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 373.390K)
T 1731/10 (Hierarchical mapping / SAP) of 7.6.2016

Online on

23.06.2016

Board

3.5.06

Decision date

7.6.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 9/50
G06F 9/48

Application no.

06023720.3

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)

Application title

Hierarchical, multi-tiered mapping and monitoring architecture for service-to-device re-mapping smart items

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T173110.20160607

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 345.337K)
T 1043/11 () of 3.5.2016

Online on

23.06.2016

Board

3.5.04

Decision date

3.5.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04N 5/235

Application no.

08005827.4

Keywords

Inventive step - main request (no)
Inventive step - auxiliary request (yes)

Application title

Image capturing apparatus, image capturing method, exposure control method, and program

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T104311.20160503

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 466.154K)
T 1253/11 () of 12.5.2016

Online on

23.06.2016

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

12.5.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01J 33/00

Application no.

00976836.7

Keywords

Amendments - added subject-matter (yes)
Claims - unclear characterization by parameters
Right to be heard - non-attendance at oral proceedings

Application title

PARTICLE BEAM PROCESSING APPARATUS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T125311.20160512

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 341.566K)
T 1663/11 () of 17.6.2016

Online on

23.06.2016

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

17.6.2016

Proc. language

FR

IPC

G01P 13/00
E06B 9/82
E04F 10/06
H04B 1/16

Application no.

01949809.6

Keywords

Activité inventive - (oui)

Application title

DISPOSITIF DE DETECTION DE MOUVEMENT ET DISPOSITIF DE SECURITE POUR STORE A BRAS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T166311.20160617

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 316.767K)
T 2024/11 (Etheric oils/D & W TRADING) of 21.4.2016

Online on

23.06.2016

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

21.4.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 35/78

Application no.

96920051.8

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)
Amendments - undisclosed disclaimer: clarity (no)
Right to be heard - opportunity to comment (yes)

Application title

PHARMACEUTICAL COMPOSITIONS, BASED ON ETHERIC OILS OBTAINED FROM PLANTS FOR USE IN THE HUMAN AND VETERINARY MEDICAL FIELD

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T202411.20160421

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 385.453K)
T 2514/11 () of 19.1.2016

Online on

23.06.2016

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

19.1.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A24C 5/32
A24D 3/02

Application no.

05090268.3

Keywords

Zulässigkeit Dokument (nein)
Neuheit u Erfinderische Tätigkeit
Neuheit - Hauptantrag (ja)

Application title

Vorrichtung zur Übergabe stabförmiger Artikel

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T251411.20160119

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 412.325K)
T 0906/12 (Communication system/KINETO) of 28.4.2016

Online on

23.06.2016

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

28.4.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04B 1/00

Application no.

03776436.2

Keywords

Admissibility of late-filed requests (no) - prima facie infringement of Article 123(2) EPC (all requests)

Application title

APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR EXTENDING THE COVERAGE AREA OF A LICENSED WIRELESS COMMUNICATION SYSTEM USING AN UNLICENSED WIRELESS COMMUNICATION SYSTEM

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T090612.20160428

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 338.065K)
T 2181/12 (System for analyzing biological samples/ROCHE) of 4.5.2016

Online on

23.06.2016

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

4.5.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 19/00

Application no.

09159499.4

Keywords

Amendments - added subject-matter (no)
Claims - clarity after amendment (yes)
Late-filed auxiliary requests - amendments after arrangement of oral proceedings
Late-filed auxiliary requests - justification for late filing (yes)
Late-filed auxiliary requests - admitted (yes)
Remittal to the department of first instance - (yes)

Application title

Analysis system for analyzing biological samples, data processing method and computer program product

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T218112.20160504

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 313.241K)
T 2311/12 () of 12.4.2016

Online on

23.06.2016

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

12.4.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F02D 41/30

Application no.

06119474.2

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit Haupt- und Hilfsantrag (nein)

Application title

Verfahren und Vorrichtung zum Steuern des Einspritzsystems während des Übergangs von einem HCCI zu einem SI Verbrennungsmodus

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T231112.20160412

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 345.949K)
T 0199/14 () of 2.6.2016

Online on

23.06.2016

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

2.6.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 9/20

Application no.

02760523.7

Keywords

Sufficiency of disclosure - (yes)
Claims - clarity
Claims - main request (no)
Appeal decision - remittal to the department of first instance (yes)

Application title

METHOD FOR TREATING PRIMARY INSOMNIA

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T019914.20160602

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 322.743K)
T 1716/14 (DICLOFENAC FORMULATIONS AND METHODS OF USE/APR Applied Pharma … of 25.2.2016

Online on

23.06.2016

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

25.2.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 9/16
A61K 9/14
A61K 9/08
A61K 31/196

Application no.

06743167.6

Keywords

Late-filed request - justification for late filing (yes)
Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

DICLOFENAC FORMULATIONS AND METHODS OF USE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T171614.20160225

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 325.599K)
T 0882/11 () of 1.6.2016

Online on

22.06.2016

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

1.6.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01R 33/54

Application no.

04770304.6

Keywords

Sufficiency of disclosure - (no)

Application title

DIAGNOSTIC IMAGING SYSTEM WITH USER INTERFACE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T088211.20160601

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 295.150K)
T 1088/11 () of 17.6.2016

Online on

22.06.2016

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

17.6.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01L 23/495
H01L 25/07

Application no.

01305966.2

Keywords

Composition of the opposition division
Remittal to the department of first instance - (yes)
Fundamental procedural defect - (yes)
Reimbursement of appeal fee - (yes)
Competence of the boards of appeal - composition of the board of appeal

Application title

Semiconductor device

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T108811.20160617

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 505.625K)
T 1242/11 (Vaccine compositions/GLAXOSMITHKLINE) of 1.12.2015

Online on

22.06.2016

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

1.12.2015

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 39/385
A61K 39/116
A61K 39/295
A61K 39/00
A61P 31/00

Application no.

00203772.9

Keywords

Inventive Step of all requests - (no)

Application title

Vaccines comprising a polysaccharide antigen-carrier protein conjugate and free carrier protein

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2015:T124211.20151201

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 387.350K)
T 1270/11 () of 25.4.2016

Online on

22.06.2016

Board

3.5.04

Decision date

25.4.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04N 7/173

Application no.

05711648.5

Keywords

Inventive step - main request (no)
Inventive step - auxiliary request (no)

Application title

INTERACTIVE TELEVISION SYSTEM WITH AUTOMATIC SWITCHING FROM BROADCAST MEDIA TO STREAMING MEDIA

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T127011.20160425

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 352.115K)
T 0224/12 () of 2.2.2016

Online on

22.06.2016

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

2.2.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08F 297/08
C08F 210/06

Application no.

02751077.5

Keywords

Admissibility of appeal - (yes) Party adversely affected
Late filed ground not admitted- correct exercise of discretion by the opposition division
Late-filed argument - adjournment of oral proceedings would have been required (yes)
Main request - maintenance in amended form - yes

Application title

PROPYLENE RANDOM COPOLYMER

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T022412.20160202

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 430.224K)
T 0114/15 () of 28.4.2016

Online on

22.06.2016

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

28.4.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 9/70
A61K 31/485

Application no.

04763497.7

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)

Application title

TRANSDERMAL FORMULATION COMPRISING AN OPIOID ANALGESIC AND AN ALOE COMPOSITION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T011415.20160428

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 284.466K)
T 0690/11 () of 1.3.2016

Online on

21.06.2016

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

1.3.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61M 1/16
G06F 19/00
A61M 1/36

Application no.

03736716.6

Keywords

Patentable invention - technical character of some features of the invention - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

DIALYSIS SYSTEM COMPRISING A DISPLAY DEVICE, A WEB BROWSER AND A WEB SERVER

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T069011.20160301

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 470.209K)
T 0450/12 (Voltage converter/WIDEX) of 29.4.2016

Online on

21.06.2016

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

29.4.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04R 25/00

Application no.

01900102.3

Keywords

Novelty - (no) main request and fifth auxiliary request
Inventive step - (no) second auxiliary request
Claims - clarity (no) fourth auxiliary request
Late-filed auxiliary requests - admitted (no) first, third and sixth auxiliary requests

Application title

A DIGITAL HEARING AID WITH A VOLTAGE CONVERTER

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T045012.20160429

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 394.712K)
T 1093/12 (Database encryption/PROTEGRITY) of 10.5.2016

Online on

21.06.2016

Board

3.5.07

Decision date

10.5.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 17/30
G06F 1/00

Application no.

01126387.8

Keywords

Claims - clarity after amendment (no)
Amendments - extension beyond the content of the application as filed (yes) (all requests)

Application title

A method for altering encryption status in a relation database in a continuous process

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T109312.20160510

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 317.229K)
T 1840/12 () of 24.3.2016

Online on

21.06.2016

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

24.3.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61B 5/0285

Application no.

03746093.8

Keywords

Added subject-matter (no)
Right to priority (yes)
Novelty and inventive step (yes)

Application title

SYSTEM AND METHOD OF ASSESSMENT OF AROUSAL, PAIN AND STRESS DURING ANESTHESIA AND SEDATION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T184012.20160324

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 288.050K)
T 1379/13 (Automation of room allocations/STORZ) of 13.4.2016

Online on

21.06.2016

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

13.4.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 19/00

Application no.

08019690.0

Keywords

Inventive step - main and auxiliary requests 1 to 5 and 8 (no)
Clarity - auxiliary request 6 (no)
Allowable amendments - auxiliary request 7 (no)

Application title

Method and system for management of operating-room resources

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T137913.20160413

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 374.304K)
T 2292/14 () of 2.3.2016

Online on

21.06.2016

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

2.3.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61M 1/16
G06F 19/00
A61M 1/28

Application no.

10075546.1

Keywords

Late-submitted material - submitted with the statement of grounds of appeal, justification for late filing (yes),
admitted (yes)
Appeal decision - remittal to the department of first instance (no)
Novelty - main request (no), auxiliary request 1 (no)
Inventive step - auxiliary requests 2, 3 and 4 (no)

Application title

Dialysis system comprising a display device

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T229214.20160302

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 522.881K)
D 0008/15 () of 17.6.2016

Online on

20.06.2016

Board

DBA

Decision date

17.6.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

-

Application no.

-

Keywords

-

Application title

-

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:D000815.20160617

Distribution

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 19.556K)
T 1025/11 () of 28.7.2015

Online on

20.06.2016

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

28.7.2015

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A61K 49/04
A61M 25/10
A61F 2/06

Application no.

06001040.2

Keywords

Hilfsanträge - zugelassen (ja)
Änderungen - unzulässige Erweiterung (ja)
Änderungen - Hauptantrag, Hilfsanträge 1 und 4; (nein)
Änderungen - Hilfsantrag 5
Erweiterung des Schutzbereichs (nein) - Hilfsantrag 5
Patentansprüche - Klarheit (nein)
Patentansprüche - Hauptantrag, Hilfsanträge 1 bis 3; (ja)
Patentansprüche - Hilfsantrag 5

Application title

Zubereitung für Restenoseprophylaxe

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2015:T102511.20150728

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 560.022K)
T 1066/11 () of 29.7.2015

Online on

20.06.2016

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

29.7.2015

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A61K 49/04
A61M 25/10
A61F 2/06

Application no.

06001042.8

Keywords

Spät eingereichte Hilfsanträge
Änderungen - unzulässige Erweiterung (ja) - Erweiterung des Schutzbereichs (ja)

Application title

Zubereitung für Restenoseprophylaxe

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2015:T106611.20150729

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 552.812K)
T 1390/11 () of 12.4.2016

Online on

20.06.2016

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

12.4.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01R 33/36

Application no.

03748488.8

Keywords

Claims - clarity
Claims - main request (no)
Claims - clarity
Claims - auxiliary request (no)

Application title

CONNECTION LEAD FOR AN ELECTRICAL ACCESSORY DEVICE OF AN MRI SYSTEM

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T139011.20160412

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 303.771K)
T 0580/12 () of 19.4.2016

Online on

20.06.2016

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

19.4.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B23C 5/20

Application no.

01926281.5

Keywords

Inventive step - main request and 1st auxiliary request
Inventive step - no
Inventive step - 2nd auxiliary request
Inventive step - yes

Application title

MILLING TOOL

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T058012.20160419

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 356.459K)
T 0644/12 (Antenatal screening/WALD) of 2.5.2016

Online on

20.06.2016

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

2.5.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01N 33/68
A61B 8/08

Application no.

99918188.6

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)

Application title

ANTENATAL SCREENING FOR DOWN'S SYNDROME

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T064412.20160502

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 471.482K)
T 0180/13 () of 2.6.2016

Online on

20.06.2016

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

2.6.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 9/00
A61K 31/485

Application no.

03718677.2

Keywords

Novelty - implicit disclosure (no)
Appeal decision - remittal to the department of first instance (yes)

Application title

FORMOTEROL SUPERFINE FORMULATION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T018013.20160602

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 379.596K)
T 1733/13 () of 26.1.2016

Online on

20.06.2016

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

26.1.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A47G 19/22
B67D 1/04

Application no.

07706011.9

Keywords

Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)
Appeal decision - remittal to the department of first instance (no)

Application title

DRINKING VESSEL FILLABLE FROM THE BOTTOM AND APPARATUS FOR DISPENSING A BEVERAGE THEREIN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T173313.20160126

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 346.989K)
T 1818/13 () of 12.5.2016

Online on

20.06.2016

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

12.5.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F16G 3/04

Application no.

05808291.8

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)
Änderungen - zulässig (ja)

Application title

BAND ODER GURT MIT EINEM AN SEINEM ENDE ANGEBRACHTEN DRAHTHAKENVERBINDER

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T181813.20160512

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 346.267K)
T 0915/14 () of 13.5.2016

Online on

20.06.2016

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

13.5.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B64D 13/02
B64D 13/06

Application no.

07874271.5

Keywords

Extension beyond the content of the application as originally filed- Main Request and Auxiliary Requests 2 to 12 (yes)
Amendment-Broadening of scope of protection-Auxiliary Request 1 (yes)

Application title

CABIN AIR AND HEAT EXCHANGER RAM AIR INLETS FOR AIRCRAFT ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL SYSTEMS, AND ASSOCIATED METHOD OF USE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T091514.20160513

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 299.623K)
T 1941/11 (Multiple concurrent pipelines / QUALCOMM) of 22.10.2015

Online on

17.06.2016

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

22.10.2015

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 15/00

Application no.

05732166.3

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)

Application title

MULTITHREADED PROCESSOR WITH MULTIPLE CONCURRENT PIPELINES PER THREAD

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2015:T194111.20151022

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 366.648K)
T 2593/11 () of 30.5.2016

Online on

17.06.2016

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

30.5.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61B 17/00
A61F 2/01
A61B 17/12

Application no.

98946804.6

Keywords

Amendments - added subject-matter (no)

Application title

PERCUTANEOUS CATHETER DIRECTED OCCLUSION DEVICES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T259311.20160530

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 288.811K)
T 0200/12 () of 27.4.2016

Online on

17.06.2016

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

27.4.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H03K 19/003
H03K 19/094

Application no.

09163916.1

Keywords

Late-filed auxiliary requests - admitted (no)

Application title

Single-event-effect tolerant SOI-based logic device

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T020012.20160427

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 260.303K)
T 2054/12 () of 6.4.2016

Online on

17.06.2016

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

6.4.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01R 33/46
G01R 33/561

Application no.

06825858.1

Keywords

- claim to priority (not valid; main request and auxiliary requests 1 to 4)
- novelty (no; main request and auxiliary requests 1 to 4)
- late-filed request (not admitted: prima facie not inventive; auxiliary request 5)

Application title

FREQUENCY SWEPT EXCITATION FOR MAGNETIC RESONANCE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T205412.20160406

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 427.604K)
T 2453/12 () of 24.5.2016

Online on

17.06.2016

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

24.5.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A61K 8/04
A61K 8/41
A61K 8/81
A61Q 5/06

Application no.

02026711.8

Keywords

Zulässigkeit der Beschwerden
Zulässigkeit der Beschwerde - (ja)
Beschwerdeberechtigung - Identität der Einsprechenden - (ja)
Einspruchsberechtigung - Identität der Einsprechenden - (ja)
Vorlage an die Große Beschwerdekammer - (nein)
Rechtsübergang - (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (nein)

Application title

Haarfestiger mit kationischer Substanz

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T245312.20160524

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 444.444K)
T 1402/13 (Appeal fee/GBC METALS) of 31.5.2016

Online on

17.06.2016

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

31.5.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C25D 3/56
C25D 3/22
H05K 3/38
C23C 22/40

Application no.

04782625.0

Keywords

Reimbursement of appeal fee - (no)

Application title

CHROMIUM-FREE ANTITARNISH ADHESION PROMOTING TREATMENT COMPOSITION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T140213.20160531

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 420.834K)
T 1439/13 (Non-adaptive retransmissions/SONIC) of 30.3.2016

Online on

17.06.2016

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

30.3.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04L 1/18

Application no.

09010508.1

Keywords

Inventive step - all claim requests (no)

Application title

Method and apparatus of handling TTI bundling retransmission

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T143913.20160330

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 416.473K)
T 2313/13 (Sequential display switching/SONY) of 20.4.2016

Online on

17.06.2016

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

20.4.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 3/16
G11B 27/00

Application no.

09016035.9

Keywords

Intermediate generalisation - main request (yes)
Intermediate generalisation - auxiliary request (no, after amendment)
Remittal to the first instance for further prosecution - (yes)

Application title

Playback apparatus and playback method

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T231313.20160420

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 403.983K)
T 1592/14 () of 14.3.2016

Online on

17.06.2016

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

14.3.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B64F 1/305

Application no.

05700480.6

Keywords

Claims - clarity (yes)
Amendments - added subject-matter (no)
Late-filed request - admitted (yes)
Appeal decision - remittal to the department of first instance (yes)

Application title

BOARDING BRIDGE AND METHOD OF IMPROVING THE STABILITY OF A BOARDING BRIDGE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T159214.20160314

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 304.454K)
T 0757/11 () of 10.6.2016

Online on

16.06.2016

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

10.6.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G01S 13/88
G01S 7/03
G01F 23/284

Application no.

01967276.5

Keywords

Stützung der Ansprüche durch die Beschreibung (verneint)

Application title

VORRICHTUNG ZUR BESTIMMUNG DES FÜLLSTANDS EINES FÜLLGUTS IN EINEM BEHÄLTER

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T075711.20160610

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 323.398K)
T 1484/11 (Thermotolerant phytase/AB ENZYMES) of 11.12.2015

Online on

16.06.2016

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

11.12.2015

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 38/46

Application no.

02799344.3

Keywords

"Main request and auxiliary request I - admission into the proceedings (no)
Auxiliary request II - inventive step (no)

Application title

MICROBIALLY-EXPRESSED THERMOTOLERANT PHYTASE FOR ANIMAL FEED

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2015:T148411.20151211

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 452.769K)
T 0380/13 () of 3.6.2016

Online on

16.06.2016

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

3.6.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B24D 5/16
B24D 7/16

Application no.

06790247.8

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)
Änderungen - unzulässige Erweiterung (nein)
Spät eingereichte Hilfsanträge - Rechtfertigung für späte Vorlage (ja)

Application title

TRÄGERKÖRPER FÜR EIN ROTIERENDES SCHLEIF- BZW. SCHNEIDWERKZEUG SOWIE DARAUS HERGESTELLTES SCHLEIF- BZW. SCHNEIDWERKZEUG

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T038013.20160603

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 360.325K)
T 0973/13 () of 8.6.2016

Online on

16.06.2016

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

8.6.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 33/30
A61K 33/24
A61K 33/00
A61P 15/14
A61P 31/04
A61K 45/06

Application no.

07868403.2

Keywords

Amendments - allowable (yes)
Claims - clarity after amendment (yes)
Claims - support in the description (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

INTRA-MAMMARY TEAT SEALANT FORMULATION AND METHOD OF USING SAME TO REDUCE OR ELIMINATE VISUAL DEFECTS IN AGED CHEESES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T097313.20160608

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 316.090K)
T 1992/13 () of 19.4.2016

Online on

16.06.2016

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

19.4.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A47G 27/04
C09J 183/06
C08J 7/04
C08L 83/06

Application no.

06792682.4

Keywords

Late-filed documents
Late-filed document - admitted (no)
Main request: inventive step - (no)
Late-filed auxiliary request - admitted (no)

Application title

ADHESIVE FOR NONCERAMIC FLOOR COVERINGS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T199213.20160419

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 372.792K)
T 0022/09 (Fischer-Tropsch Catalysts/ Sasol) of 5.2.2016

Online on

15.06.2016

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

5.2.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B01J 33/00
B01J 23/75
C07C 1/04
B01J 37/02

Application no.

99906328.2

Keywords

Late-filed request - admitted (yes)
Late-filed request - new sole claim request filed at the oral proceedings
Amendments - added subject-matter (no)
Sufficiency of disclosure - (yes)
Late-filed document - admitted (yes)
Novelty - (yes)
Novelty - non-medical use
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

PROCESS FOR PRODUCING FISCHER-TROPSCH CATALYSTS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T002209.20160205

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 492.036K)
T 0963/11 () of 8.6.2016

Online on

15.06.2016

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

8.6.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01H 1/00

Application no.

04735960.9

Keywords

Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

MULTI-SOUND EFFECT SYSTEM INCLUDING DYNAMIC CONTROLLER FOR AN AMPLIFIED GUITAR

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T096311.20160608

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 314.950K)
T 0996/13 (Antibody human choline transporter-like protein CTL4 prostate cancer/ … of 6.6.2016

Online on

15.06.2016

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

6.6.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12N 15/12
C07K 14/705
C07K 16/28
C12Q 1/68
G01N 33/68
A61P 13/08
A61K 38/17
A61K 39/395
A01K 67/027

Application no.

06120391.5

Keywords

Claim request filed with statement of Grounds of Appeal (inadmissible)
Appeal dismissed

Application title

13 Transmembrane protein expressed in prostate cancer

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T099613.20160606

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 289.718K)
T 1130/11 (HPC scheduling/RAYTHEON) of 27.4.2016

Online on

14.06.2016

Board

3.5.06

Decision date

27.4.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 9/46

Application no.

05252239.8

Keywords

Claims - clarity (yes)
Remittal to the department of first instance - (no)
Inventive step - (no)

Application title

Scheduling in a high-performance computing (HPC) system

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T113011.20160427

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 380.434K)
T 1469/12 () of 25.5.2016

Online on

14.06.2016

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

25.5.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B05D 5/06
B05D 7/00

Application no.

04735373.5

Keywords

-

Application title

METHOD FOR FORMING BRILLIANT COATING FILM AND COATED ARTICLE SHOWING METALLIC EFFECT

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T146912.20160525

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 378.287K)
T 1789/13 () of 18.5.2016

Online on

14.06.2016

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

18.5.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B65G 17/32

Application no.

09799530.2

Keywords

Anspruch 1 gemäß Hauptantrag, bzw. gemäß einem der Hilfsanträge 2 bis 4 - Klarheit (nein)
Anspruch 1 gemäß Hilfsantrag 1 - Änderungen - zulässig (nein)

Application title

TRANSPORTKETTE FÜR EIN TRANSPORTSYSTEM EINER BEHÄLTERBEHANDLUNGSMASCHINE SOWIE BEHÄLTERBEHANDLUNGSMASCHINE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T178913.20160518

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 340.000K)
T 0151/13 () of 17.3.2016

Online on

13.06.2016

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

17.3.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07C 29/62
C07D 303/08

Application no.

05772361.1

Keywords

Main request and auxiliary requests 1A, 1 and 2A: amendments (no) - unallowable generalisation of value from Example
Auxiliary request 2: novelty (no) - purpose of a particular reagent in a known chemical process is not a functional technical feature in the sense of G 2/88 and does not render said process novel

Application title

CONVERSION OF A MULTIHYDROXYLATED-ALIPHATIC HYDROCARBON OR ESTER THEREOF TO A CHLOROHYDRIN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T015113.20160317

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 347.281K)
T 1165/13 () of 26.4.2016

Online on

13.06.2016

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

26.4.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12N 9/00
C12P 13/00

Application no.

99917435.2

Keywords

Main Request - novelty (no)
Auxiliary Requests 1 and 2 - admissibility (no)

Application title

PYRUVATE CARBOXYLASE OVEREXPRESSION FOR ENHANCED PRODUCTION OF OXALOACETATE-DERIVED BIOCHEMICALS IN MICROBIAL CELLS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T116513.20160426

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 499.891K)
T 1325/15 (Location-based searches/QUALCOMM) of 7.6.2016

Online on

13.06.2016

Board

3.5.07

Decision date

7.6.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 17/30

Application no.

07864887.0

Keywords

Appealed decision - notified (yes)
Time limit for filing notice of appeal - protection of legitimate expectations (no)
Re-establishment of rights concerning time limit for filing notice of appeal (no)
Admissibility of appeal - appeal deemed not to have been filed
Admissibility of appeal - reimbursement of appeal fee
Removal of a document from the public file (no)

Application title

Device for saving results of location based searches

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T132515.20160607

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 526.063K)
T 2273/11 () of 5.4.2016

Online on

10.06.2016

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

5.4.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B21D 35/00
B21D 53/88
C21D 1/673

Application no.

03807811.9

Keywords

Neuheit - öffentliche Zugänglichmachung
Neuheit - (nein)

Application title

VERFAHREN ZUR HERSTELLUNG EINES PRESSGEHÄRTETEN BAUTEILS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T227311.20160405

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 316.450K)
T 0989/12 () of 19.4.2016

Online on

10.06.2016

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

19.4.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F04D 13/08
F04D 13/06
F04D 29/04

Application no.

05020868.5

Keywords

Neuheit - Hauptantrag (nein)
Neuheit - Hilfsantrag (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hilfsantrag (ja)

Application title

Pumpenaggregat

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T098912.20160419

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 347.092K)
T 0308/14 () of 22.3.2016

Online on

10.06.2016

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

22.3.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C09J 133/02
D04H 1/64
C03C 25/28
C03C 25/32
B32B 17/10

Application no.

03768889.2

Keywords

Finding of fact in appeal binding in subsequently resumed opposition proceedings
Sufficiency of disclosure - (yes)
Inventive step - alternative with inferior properties (no)

Application title

EXTENDED POLYACRYLIC ACID BASED BINDER COMPOSITIONS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T030814.20160322

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 538.731K)
T 2254/14 () of 11.1.2016

Online on

10.06.2016

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

11.1.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A61J 15/00

Application no.

05739459.5

Keywords

Zulässigkeit des Einspruchs - (ja)
Berichtigung des Namens der Einsprechenden - offensichtlicher Fehler (ja)
Einspruchsgründe - unzulässige Erweiterung (ja)
Berichtigung von Mängeln - sofort erkennbar, dass nichts anderes beabsichtigt sein konnte (nein)
Änderungen - Hilfsantrag 1 - unzulässige Erweiterung (nein) - Erweiterung des Schutzbereichs (nein)

Application title

SONDE ZUR ENTERALEN ERNÄHRUNG UND SONDENSYSTEM ZUR ENTERALEN ERNÄHRUNG UND GASTRALEN DEKOMPRESSION ODER DRAINAGE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T225414.20160111

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 543.784K)
T 2044/11 () of 3.5.2016

Online on

09.06.2016

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

3.5.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B23K 20/02
B21D 26/02

Application no.

97938239.7

Keywords

Grounds for opposition - insufficiency of disclosure (no)
Inventive step - (yes)
Late-filed argument

Application title

DIFFUSION BONDING OF METALS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T204411.20160503

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 364.797K)
T 0619/13 () of 11.5.2016

Online on

09.06.2016

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

11.5.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B21B 1/46

Application no.

06829382.8

Keywords

Neuheit - (nein)

Application title

VERFAHREN UND VORRICHTUNG ZUM HERSTELLEN EINES METALLBANDES DURCH GIESSWALZEN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T061913.20160511

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 367.688K)
R 0004/14 () of 6.6.2016

Online on

08.06.2016

Board

EBA

Decision date

6.6.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04Q 7/32

Application no.

99957131.8

Keywords

Petitioner’s subjective surprise at Board of Appeal’s actions is not relevant to an objective review of its decision.
Prima facie consideration of allowability when deciding on admissibility of a claim request, discretion to admit is governed by Article 13 RPBA.
Petition for review - clearly unallowable

Application title

COMMUNICATION METHOD AND APPARATUS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:R000414.20160606

Distribution

B

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 34.929K)
T 2290/10 (Flash memory/LEXAR MEDIA) of 4.3.2016

Online on

08.06.2016

Board

3.5.07

Decision date

4.3.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G11C 16/06

Application no.

99915037.8

Keywords

Inventive step - (no) all requests

Application title

Flash memory rewriting architecture having no external latch

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T229010.20160304

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 417.785K)
T 0376/11 () of 10.5.2016

Online on

08.06.2016

Board

3.5.04

Decision date

10.5.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04N 5/00

Application no.

00990337.8

Keywords

Inventive step (no
Inventive step - main and first auxiliary requests)
Amendments - added subject-matter (yes
Amendments - second auxiliary request)

Application title

BROADCAST PROGRAM RECORDING OVERRUN AND UNDERRUN SCHEDULING SYSTEM

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T037611.20160510

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 451.645K)
T 1441/11 (Memory consumption testing/RICOH) of 12.5.2016

Online on

08.06.2016

Board

3.5.06

Decision date

12.5.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 9/445

Application no.

08252340.8

Keywords

Amendments - added subject-matter (no)
Claims - clarity (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

Program determining apparatus and program determining method

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T144111.20160512

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 315.132K)
T 2365/11 () of 24.2.2016

Online on

08.06.2016

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

24.2.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61B 17/20
A61M 37/00
A61M 35/00
A61N 1/30

Application no.

01977734.1

Keywords

Admissibility of opposition - (yes)
Right to be heard - substantial procedural violation (no)
Sufficiency of disclosure - (yes)

Application title

APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR PIERCING SKIN WITH MICROPROTRUSIONS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T236511.20160224

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 399.610K)
T 1953/13 (CRUM chip/Samsung) of 9.5.2016

Online on

08.06.2016

Board

3.5.06

Decision date

9.5.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 21/00
H04L 9/06
G06F 3/12
G06F 9/00

Application no.

09717157.3

Keywords

Inventive step (no)

Application title

UNIT USING OS AND IMAGE FORMING APPARATUS USING THE SAME

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T195313.20160509

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 360.308K)
T 0392/14 () of 15.4.2016

Online on

08.06.2016

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

15.4.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A23L 1/305
A23L 1/30
A61K 31/198
A61K 31/202
A23K 1/18
A23K 1/16
A61P 9/10
A61P 25/00

Application no.

06777068.5

Keywords

Inventive step - reasonable expectation of success (yes)

Application title

COMPOSITIONS AND METHODS FOR IMPROVING FUNCTIONAL VASCULAR INTEGRITY, CELLULAR SURVIVAL AND REDUCING APOPTOSIS AFTER AN ISCHEMIC EPISODE IN THE BRAIN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T039214.20160415

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 375.840K)
T 1363/14 (Verbot der vorweggenommenen Beweiswürdigung) of 30.5.2016

Online on

08.06.2016

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

30.5.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B61K 3/02
B61K 13/00

Application no.

08013009.9

Keywords

Offenkundige Vorbenutzung- Nichtzulassung eines rechtzeitig vorgelegten Beweisangebots durch die Einspruchsabteilung- Wesentlicher Verfahrensmangel (ja)
Zurückverweisung an die erste Instanz - (ja)
Rückzahlung der Beschwerdegebühr - (ja)

Application title

Befestigungs- und Einstellvorrichtung für ein Schienenfahrzeug

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T136314.20160530

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 310.940K)
T 1348/11 (Multileaf lettuce/RIJK ZWAAN) of 15.1.2016

Online on

07.06.2016

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

15.1.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A01H 5/12

Application no.

98935398.2

Keywords

Sufficiency of disclosure - main request (yes)
Observations by third parties - disregarded

Application title

Multileaf lettuce

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T134811.20160115

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 345.401K)
T 0549/15 () of 2.6.2016

Online on

07.06.2016

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

2.6.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A61B 19/00

Application no.

04802673.6

Keywords

Patentansprüche - Klarheit des Anspruchs 1 nach Änderung (ja)
Abhilfe - (nein)
Rückzahlung der Beschwerdegebühr - (nein)
Beschwerdeentscheidung - Zurückverweisung an die erste Instanz
(ja)

Application title

AKTORPLATTFORM ZUR FÜHRUNG VON ENDEFFEKTOREN BEI MINIMAL INVASIVEN INTERVENTIONEN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T054915.20160602

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 307.777K)
T 0384/12 () of 21.4.2016

Online on

06.06.2016

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

21.4.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

H05K 5/02
H01R 31/06

Application no.

03013102.3

Keywords

Klarheit (nein) - Hauptantrag
Neuheit (nein)
Neuheit - Erster und zweiter Hilfsantrag

Application title

Anschlussverbinder

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T038412.20160421

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 423.716K)
T 0830/11 () of 8.3.2016

Online on

03.06.2016

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

8.3.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01P 5/18
H03G 3/30

Application no.

98114047.8

Keywords

Remittal to the department of first instance

Application title

Mobile phone

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T083011.20160308

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 474.647K)
T 1744/11 () of 28.4.2016

Online on

03.06.2016

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

28.4.2016

Proc. language

FR

IPC

B21J 5/00
B21J 13/14
B21J 5/02
B22D 17/22

Application no.

03356082.2

Keywords

Activité inventive - (oui)

Application title

Pièces coulées forgées sans traces d'éjecteurs

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T174411.20160428

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 249.316K)
T 1782/11 () of 11.5.2016

Online on

03.06.2016

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

11.5.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F17C 13/04
F17C 13/02
F17C 5/06

Application no.

98309250.3

Keywords

Amendments - added subject-matter
Amendments - main request (yes)
Late-filed requests
Late-filed request - auxiliary requests withdrawn before the opposition division (not admitted)
Prohibition of reformatio in peius

Application title

Gas control device and method of supplying gas

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T178211.20160511

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 390.635K)
T 0599/12 (Dialing assistance/STAR HOME) of 20.4.2016

Online on

03.06.2016

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

20.4.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04Q 7/22
H04Q 7/38
H04Q 7/24

Application no.

00311576.3

Keywords

Amendments - added subject-matter (yes) (all requests)

Application title

System and methods for global access to services for mobile telephone subscribers

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T059912.20160420

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 318.158K)
T 0884/12 () of 4.5.2016

Online on

03.06.2016

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

4.5.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B23B 31/26
B23Q 5/32

Application no.

07009683.9

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (nein)

Application title

Motorbetriebene Arbeits-Spindel für eine Werkzeug-Maschine

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T088412.20160504

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 322.689K)
T 1160/12 () of 29.4.2016

Online on

03.06.2016

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

29.4.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C03B 5/26

Application no.

06725410.2

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (nein)

Application title

VORRICHTUNG ZUM ÜBERFÜHREN VON GLASSCHMELZE AUF EIN FLOATBAD

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T116012.20160429

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 344.005K)
T 1253/12 (System for controlling broadcast multimedia/QUALCOMM) of 20.5.2016

Online on

03.06.2016

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

20.5.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04B 7/185

Application no.

04704474.8

Keywords

Clarity (all requests) - no

Application title

SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR CONTROLLING BROADCAST MULTIMEDIA USING PLURAL WIRELESS NETWORK CONNECTIONS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T125312.20160520

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 269.102K)
T 1371/12 (Selective sulphur compounds removal / HALDOR TOPSØE) of 10.12.2015

Online on

03.06.2016

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

10.12.2015

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B01D 53/86

Application no.

03739388.1

Keywords

Clarity (yes)
Added matter (no)
Sufficiency of disclosure (yes)
Inventive step (yes) - common general knowledge teaching away from claimed invention

Application title

Process for the selective removal of sulphur compounds from synthesis gas

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2015:T137112.20151210

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 506.278K)
T 2520/12 () of 2.3.2016

Online on

03.06.2016

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

2.3.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C01B 31/00
B01D 53/14
C01B 31/20

Application no.

06753354.7

Keywords

Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

A METHOD FOR RECOVERY OF HIGH PURITY CARBON DIOXIDE FROM A GASEOUS SOURCE COMPRISING NITROGEN COMPOUNDS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T252012.20160302

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 364.005K)
T 0239/13 (Dye storage stability / UNILEVER) of 22.9.2015

Online on

03.06.2016

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

22.9.2015

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C11D 3/40
C11D 3/37
C09B 67/00

Application no.

06777186.5

Keywords

Stay of the proceedings - (yes) questions on partial priority pending before the Enlarged Board

Application title

Composition of enhanced stability and a process for making such a composition

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2015:T023913.20150922

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 324.087K)
T 0912/13 () of 26.4.2016

Online on

03.06.2016

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

26.4.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08G 18/63

Application no.

03735464.4

Keywords

Claims - clarity (not substantiated)
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

PROCESS FOR PREPARING POLYMER POLYOLS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T091213.20160426

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 371.296K)
T 1196/13 () of 28.4.2016

Online on

03.06.2016

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

28.4.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B60D 1/54

Application no.

07025069.1

Keywords

Neuheit (ja) ; erfinderische Tätigkeit (ja)
Ausführbarkeit (ja); unzulässige Erweiterung (nein)

Application title

Anhängekupplung

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T119613.20160428

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 342.224K)
T 1613/13 () of 6.4.2016

Online on

03.06.2016

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

6.4.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

E02D 7/28
B63B 21/27

Application no.

99913750.8

Keywords

-

Application title

MARINE STRUCTURE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T161313.20160406

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 374.135K)
T 2365/13 (Human pluripotent progenitor stem cells /PROGENITOR LABS) of 31.5.2016

Online on

03.06.2016

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

31.5.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12N 15/06
G01N 33/50

Application no.

06808713.9

Keywords

Main Request - remittal to the first instance for further prosecution

Application title

METHOD FOR IDENTIFYING A MODULATOR OF A CELL SIGNALLING

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T236513.20160531

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 242.990K)
T 0882/14 () of 3.5.2016

Online on

03.06.2016

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

3.5.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B60T 7/04
B60T 13/26
B60T 17/18
B60T 7/08
B60P 1/04

Application no.

09784916.0

Keywords

Novelty - main request (no)
Sufficiency of disclosure - auxiliary request (yes)
Inventive step - auxiliary request (yes)

Application title

VEHICLE FOR LAYING ROAD SURFACING MATERIAL

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T088214.20160503

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 429.320K)
T 0708/11 () of 15.4.2016

Online on

02.06.2016

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

15.4.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A61K 8/02
A61Q 5/02
A61Q 19/10

Application no.

03014575.9

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (nein)

Application title

Modisches Kosmetikum

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T070811.20160415

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 467.795K)
T 0284/13 () of 3.5.2016

Online on

02.06.2016

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

3.5.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 9/70

Application no.

05771775.3

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)

Application title

DEVICE FOR TRANSDERMAL DELIVERY OF ACTIVE PRINCIPLES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T028413.20160503

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 323.566K)
T 1409/13 () of 8.4.2016

Online on

02.06.2016

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

8.4.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B60H 1/22

Application no.

03002749.4

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit (Hauptantrag, Hilfsantrag 1, 2a, 3a): NEIN
Zulassung in das Verfahren (Hilfsantrag 2b): NEIN
Unzulässige Erweiterung (Hilfsanträge 4 bis 6): JA

Application title

Vorrichtung zum Austausch von Wärme

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T140913.20160408

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 445.637K)
J 0019/13 (Deficiency concerning the signature on the request for grant) of 30.5.2016

Online on

01.06.2016

Board

3.1.01

Decision date

30.5.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06K 7/10

Application no.

10161088.9

Keywords

Deficiency concerning the signature on the request for grant
Application invalid ab initio - no
Application of the principle of legitimate expectations - no

Application title

Laser scanner with deformable lens

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:J001913.20160530

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 379.505K)
T 1810/10 () of 26.4.2016

Online on

01.06.2016

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

26.4.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61N 5/10

Application no.

05016123.1

Keywords

added subject-matter (all requests)

Application title

Particle beam therapy system and control system for particle beam therapy

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T181010.20160426

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 422.009K)
T 1174/11 () of 15.4.2016

Online on

01.06.2016

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

15.4.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06K 9/00
G02B 21/36

Application no.

00977080.1

Keywords

Appeal decision - remittal to the department of first instance (yes)

Application title

SYSTEM FOR OPTICALLY SECTIONING AND MAPPING SURGICALLY EXCISED TISSUE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T117411.20160415

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 332.945K)
T 0693/12 (Composition cosmétique à base d'un tensioactif cationique, d' … of 22.3.2016

Online on

01.06.2016

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

22.3.2016

Proc. language

FR

IPC

A61K 8/41
A61K 8/34
A61K 8/04
A61K 8/89
A61Q 5/12

Application no.

05291624.4

Keywords

Activité inventive - (non)

Application title

Composition cosmétique à base d'un tensioactif cationique, d'une silicone aminée, d'un alcool gras et d'un agent propulseur

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T069312.20160322

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 454.360K)
T 1255/12 () of 12.5.2016

Online on

01.06.2016

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

12.5.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08F 8/50
C08F 210/02
C08F 210/16
C08K 5/14
C08L 23/08

Application no.

06813466.7

Keywords

Sufficiency of disclosure - main request (yes)
Novelty - main request (yes)
Inventive step - main request (yes)

Application title

SOLID STATE PROCESS TO MODIFY THE MELT CHARACTERISTICS OF POLYETHYLENE RESINS AND PRODUCTS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T125512.20160512

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 434.805K)
T 1262/12 () of 18.3.2016

Online on

01.06.2016

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

18.3.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B05B 11/00
B65D 47/34

Application no.

03017881.8

Keywords

Inventive step - Main and auxiliary requests (no)

Application title

Assembly for securing and sealing a dispenser including a decorative collar to a flanged container

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T126212.20160318

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 416.063K)
T 1649/12 (Granular detergent component/Unilever) of 23.10.2015

Online on

01.06.2016

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

23.10.2015

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C11D 11/00
C11D 1/38
C11D 1/88

Application no.

01938063.3

Keywords

Sufficiency of disclosure - (yes)
Late-filed argument - admitted (no)
Late-filed argument - new line of arguments presented at the oral proceedings
Novelty - (yes)
Novelty - Features not disclosed in claimed combination
Inventive step - (yes)
Inventive step - non-obvious solution

Application title

GRANULAR DETERGENT COMPONENT AND PROCESS FOR ITS PREPARATION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2015:T164912.20151023

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 520.936K)
T 2013/12 () of 16.3.2016

Online on

01.06.2016

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

16.3.2016

Proc. language

FR

IPC

B65H 57/00

Application no.

06794491.8

Keywords

Activité inventive - requête principale (oui)

Application title

Gaine pour le Guidage d'un Fil

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T201312.20160316

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 385.171K)
T 0144/13 () of 12.5.2016

Online on

01.06.2016

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

12.5.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 49/00
A61K 49/08
C07J 41/00

Application no.

08004643.6

Keywords

Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

Blood pool agents for nuclear magnetic resonance diagnostics

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T014413.20160512

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 309.885K)

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