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.

September 2017

T 1408/09 (Group identifier / SQUARE ENIX) of 7.9.2017

Online on

22.09.2017

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

7.9.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 17/60

Application no.

04009036.7

Keywords

Inventive step - uniquely identifying a group with a uid and time (no
Inventive step - obvious from UUID)
Inventive step - need for pointer to problem in closest prior art (no)

Application title

System for exchanging mail among members belonging to group

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T140809.20170907

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 315.213K)
T 1107/12 (Zinklegierungsbad/ATOTECH DEUTSCHLAND GMBH) of 19.9.2017

Online on

22.09.2017

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

19.9.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C25D 3/56
C25D 21/18
C25D 21/14
C25D 3/22

Application no.

05808579.6

Keywords

Beweismittel - Maßstab bei der Beweiswürdigung
Beweismittel - Abwägung der Wahrscheinlichkeiten
Änderungen Hilfsanträge 3 und 4
Änderungen - unzulässige Erweiterungen (ja)
Neuheit - Hauptantrag (nein)
Neuheit - Hilfsantrag 1 (nein)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hilfsantrag 2 (nein)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - naheliegende Alternative

Application title

VERFAHREN FÜR DEN KONTINUIERLICHEN BETRIEB VON SAUREN ODER ALKALISCHEN ZINK- ODER ZINKLEGIERUNGSBÄDERN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T110712.20170919

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 401.058K)
T 1320/13 (Modified soybeans/MONSANTO) of 17.1.2017

Online on

22.09.2017

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

17.1.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A01H 5/00
A23C 11/10
A01H 5/10
A23J 1/14

Application no.

08798791.3

Keywords

Sufficiency of disclosure - auxiliary requests 3 and 4 (no)
Amendments - added subject-matter
Amendments - main request, auxiliary request 2 (yes)
Late-filed auxiliary requests 1 and 5
Late-filed auxiliary requests - admitted (no)

Application title

Increased alpha-prime beta-conglycinin soybeans

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T132013.20170117

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 392.506K)
T 1386/13 (Metadata broker/NOKIA) of 13.7.2017

Online on

22.09.2017

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

13.7.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04L 29/06
H04L 29/08
G06F 21/00

Application no.

07825701.1

Keywords

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

Application title

METADATA BROKER

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T138613.20170713

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 299.243K)
T 1944/13 (Anti-BLyS antibodies/HUMAN GENOME SCIENCES) of 24.2.2017

Online on

22.09.2017

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

24.2.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07K 16/28
C07K 14/52
A61K 47/48
G01N 33/564
A61K 49/00
C07K 14/705

Application no.

10185182.2

Keywords

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

Application title

Antibodies that immunospecifically bind to BLyS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T194413.20170224

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 327.714K)
T 1756/14 (Software synchronization/ERICSSON) of 25.7.2017

Online on

22.09.2017

Board

3.5.06

Decision date

25.7.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 9/445
H04L 29/08

Application no.

04764140.2

Keywords

Distinction between technical and non-technical features - immaterial for features which are part of the objective technical problem (see point 5.1)
Referral to the Enlarged Board of Appeal (no)
Inventive step - all requests (no)

Application title

METHOD FOR SOFWARE PROGRAM SYNCHRONIZATION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T175614.20170725

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 406.890K)
T 0394/17 () of 5.9.2017

Online on

22.09.2017

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

5.9.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C23C 14/34

Application no.

09762490.2

Keywords

-

Application title

CYLINDRICAL SPUTTERING TARGET AND METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING THE SAME

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T039417.20170905

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 220.985K)
T 0797/11 (Optimierung von Prozessabläufen/VOLKSWAGEN) of 23.5.2017

Online on

21.09.2017

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

23.5.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G06F 17/60

Application no.

02777136.9

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Mischung technischer und nichttechnischer Merkmale
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Planung von Prozessabläufen (nein
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - betriebswirtschaftliches Optimierungsproblem)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Prozessablauf zugänglich zu machen (nein
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - allgemeines Fachwissen)

Application title

VERFAHREN ZUR PLANUNG VON PROZESSABLÄUFEN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T079711.20170523

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 296.032K)
T 0835/12 (Funkgerät/IPCom) of 27.6.2017

Online on

21.09.2017

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

27.6.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

H04M 1/725
H04Q 7/32
H04M 3/56

Application no.

01105725.4

Keywords

Neuheit - Hauptantrag (nein)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hilfsanträge 1-3 (nein)

Application title

Funkgerät

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T083512.20170627

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 371.647K)
T 0078/14 () of 7.9.2017

Online on

20.09.2017

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

7.9.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C08L 63/00
C09J 163/00
C08G 59/18
C08G 59/44
C09J 5/06

Application no.

08150842.6

Keywords

Neuheit - (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (nein) Alle Anträge

Application title

Auswaschbeständige hitzehärtende Epoxidharzklebstoffe

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T007814.20170907

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 402.797K)
T 2040/16 () of 12.7.2017

Online on

20.09.2017

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

12.7.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B08B 13/00
D06F 39/00

Application no.

11712763.9

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)

Application title

VERFAHREN ZUR NASSBEHANDLUNG, INSBESONDERE ZUM REINIGEN, VON GEGENSTÄNDEN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T204016.20170712

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 285.550K)
T 1137/11 (Quantitation of peptides/ANDERSON) of 18.7.2017

Online on

19.09.2017

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

18.7.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12N 1/06

Application no.

03777537.6

Keywords

Main request - added matter (no)
Novelty - document (5)
Novelty - (yes)
Remittal (yes)

Application title

HIGH SENSITIVITY QUANTITATION OF PEPTIDES BY MASS SPECTROMETRY

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T113711.20170718

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 417.432K)
T 0060/13 () of 14.9.2017

Online on

19.09.2017

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

14.9.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A01B 51/04

Application no.

06445037.2

Keywords

Admissibility of appeal - statement of grounds
Inventive step - (no)

Application title

Agricultural tool holder

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T006013.20170914

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 339.184K)
T 0297/13 () of 2.5.2017

Online on

19.09.2017

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

2.5.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A47C 7/74
B60N 2/00

Application no.

05720834.0

Keywords

Substantial procedural violation - appealed decision sufficiently reasoned (no)
Late-filed document - admitted (yes)
Remittal to the department of first instance - (yes)
Apportionment of future costs - to be decided

Application title

AIR CONDITIONED SEAT DEVICE AND AIR CONDITIONING SYSTEM USING THE SAME

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T029713.20170502

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 373.550K)
T 0861/13 () of 13.9.2017

Online on

19.09.2017

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

13.9.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61F 2/16

Application no.

10169649.0

Keywords

Divisional application - Subject-matter extending beyond the content of the earlier application (no)
Clarity and support in the description (yes)
Sufficiency of disclosure (yes)
Novelty and inventive step (yes)

Application title

Multi-zonal monofocal intraocular lens for correcting optical aberrations

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T086113.20170913

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 431.330K)
T 0700/14 (Volatile removal / CHEVRON) of 8.9.2017

Online on

19.09.2017

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

8.9.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B01D 3/06
B01J 19/18
B01J 19/24
B01J 8/00
C08F 6/00
B01J 8/38
C08F 6/24
C08F 10/00
C08F 210/14
C08F 210/16

Application no.

04007088.0

Keywords

Withdrawal of the Proprietor's approval of the text of the patent - patent revoked without consideration of patentability

Application title

Continuous slurry polymerisation volatile removal

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T070014.20170908

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 235.924K)
T 0931/14 () of 5.9.2017

Online on

19.09.2017

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

5.9.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08F 210/02
C09D 123/08

Application no.

07703546.7

Keywords

Late-filed evidence - submitted with the reply to the statement of grounds of appeal
Late-filed evidence - admitted (yes)
Late-filed arguments
Late-filed argument - submitted during the oral proceedings before the Board
Late-filed argument - admitted (no)
Novelty - main request and first to fourth auxiliary requests (no)
Late-filed requests
Late-filed request - requests should have been filed in first instance proceedings
Late-filed request - fifth to tenth auxiliary requests
Late-filed request - admitted (no)

Application title

AN EXTRUSION COATING COMPOSITION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T093114.20170905

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 481.684K)
T 1118/15 () of 13.9.2017

Online on

19.09.2017

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

13.9.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G02B 6/38

Application no.

08858758.9

Keywords

Inventive step - (yes) - after amendment

Application title

HARDENED FIBER OPTIC CONNECTOR COMPATIBLE WITH HARDENED AND NON-HARDENED FIBER OPTIC ADAPTERS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T111815.20170913

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 348.019K)
T 1756/12 () of 7.7.2017

Online on

18.09.2017

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

7.7.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A47L 9/14

Application no.

00965909.5

Keywords

Zulässigkeit spät eingereichter Antrag - Änderungen nach Anberaumung der mündlichen Verhandlung (ja)
Patentansprüche - Klarheit
Patentansprüche - Hauptantrag (ja)
Neuheit - (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)

Application title

FILTERBEUTEL FÜR EINEN STAUBSAUGER

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T175612.20170707

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 373.343K)
T 1935/12 (Starch dispersion/EcoSynthetix) of 6.10.2016

Online on

18.09.2017

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

6.10.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

D21H 19/54
C09J 199/00
C08B 30/00
C08L 3/00
C08L 3/02

Application no.

01965755.0

Keywords

Novelty (no) Main Request and Auxiliary Requests 2 and 15
Amendments - broadening of claim (yes)
Amendments - Auxiliary Requests 1 and 7
Amendments - added subject-matter (yes)
Amendments - Auxiliary Request 16
Inventive step (no) Auxiliary Requests 8 and 12 to 14
Late-filed Auxiliary Request 17 - admissible (no) - submitted during the oral proceedings - change of subject-matter

Application title

USE OF STARCH DISPERSIONS AS BINDER IN COATING COMPOSITIONS AND PROCESS FOR PREPARING THE STARCH DISPERSIONS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T193512.20161006

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 553.069K)
T 1472/13 () of 4.7.2017

Online on

18.09.2017

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

4.7.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B23Q 1/00
B23Q 1/01

Application no.

08004575.0

Keywords

Änderungen - zulässig (ja)
Spät eingereichter Antrag - eingereicht in der mündlichen Verhandlung (Hilfsantrag A)
Spät eingereichter Antrag - Zulassung (nein)
Spät eingereichter Antrag - Antrag identisch mit dem im erstinstanzlichen Verfahren nicht zugelassenen Hilfsantrag (Hilfsantrag I)
Spät eingereichter Antrag - Zulassung (nein)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hauptantrag und Hilfsantrag IV (nein)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hilfsantrag II (ja)

Application title

Bearbeitungsvorrichtung mit Grundkörper aus Beton

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T147213.20170704

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 337.801K)
T 1562/14 () of 19.6.2017

Online on

18.09.2017

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

19.6.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B65G 1/137

Application no.

05793833.4

Keywords

Spät eingereichte Hilfsanträge 4 und 5
Spät eingereichte Hilfsanträge - zugelassen (ja)
Neuheit - Hauptantrag und Hilfsanträge 1, 2, 4 und 5 (nein)
Änderung - Hilfsantrag 3 - Erweiterung über den Inhalt der Anmeldung in der eingereichten Fassung hinaus (ja)

Application title

WARENUMSCHLAGLAGER UND VERFAHREN ZU DESSEN BETRIEB

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T156214.20170619

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 365.354K)
T 0509/15 () of 14.7.2017

Online on

18.09.2017

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

14.7.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08J 7/04
C09D 5/18

Application no.

08171642.5

Keywords

Sufficiency of disclosure - (yes)
Remittal for further prosecution

Application title

Elastomeric body with elastic fire retardant coating

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T050915.20170714

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 348.446K)
T 1812/15 () of 20.7.2017

Online on

18.09.2017

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

20.7.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

E05D 15/10

Application no.

08101638.8

Keywords

Änderungen - zulässig (ja)
Änderungen - unzulässige Erweiterung (nein)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)

Application title

Beschlag für einen Schiebeflügel von Fenster oder Tür

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T181215.20170720

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 289.598K)
T 0235/17 () of 4.9.2017

Online on

18.09.2017

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

4.9.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

E21B 17/042
F16L 15/00

Application no.

08846438.3

Keywords

-

Application title

THREADED CONNECTION COMPRISING AT LEAST ONE THREADED ELEMENT WITH AN END LIP FOR A METAL TUBE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T023517.20170904

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 223.103K)
T 1978/13 (MIMO OFDM System/QUALCOMM) of 6.9.2017

Online on

15.09.2017

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

6.9.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04B 7/06

Application no.

07761212.5

Keywords

Added subject-matter (yes; both requests)

Application title

REDUCED COMPLEXITY BEAM-STEERED MIMO OFDM SYSTEM

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T197813.20170906

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 292.167K)
T 2080/13 (Bone mineralisation/UCB PHARMA) of 8.9.2017

Online on

15.09.2017

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

8.9.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12N 15/12

Application no.

06011535.9

Keywords

Basis of decision - revocation of the patent at request of the patent proprietor

Application title

Compositions and methods for increasing bone mineralisation

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T208013.20170908

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 230.663K)
T 0797/14 (RADIOPHARMACEUTICAL PRODUCTS/GE Healthcare Limited) of 13.7.2017

Online on

15.09.2017

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

13.7.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 51/00
A61K 51/12
G21F 5/10

Application no.

07733302.9

Keywords

Sufficiency of disclosure - All requests (no)
Composition of commercial product not public

Application title

RADIOPHARMACEUTICAL PRODUCTS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T079714.20170713

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 350.665K)
T 1776/14 () of 7.6.2017

Online on

15.09.2017

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

7.6.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B65D 39/08
B65D 55/02
B65D 55/06

Application no.

10162832.9

Keywords

Beweismittel - offenkundige Vorbenutzung
Beweismittel - Affidavit
Beweismittel - Maßstab bei der Beweiswürdigung
Verspätetes Vorbringen - Rechtfertigung der Verspätung (ja)
Änderungen - zulässig (ja)
Neuheit - (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)

Application title

Spundstopfen-Originalitätsverschluss für Spundbehälter

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T177614.20170607

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 370.168K)
T 2122/14 () of 5.7.2017

Online on

15.09.2017

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

5.7.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B60R 13/08

Application no.

10161009.5

Keywords

Neuheit (nein)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit (nein)
Zurückverweisung (nein)
Zulassung von Beweismitteln (ja)

Application title

Leichte, schallisolierende Verkleidung für ein Karosserieteil oder für eine Komponente eines Kraftfahrzeugs und Verfahren zu deren Herstellung

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T212214.20170705

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 414.240K)
T 0836/15 () of 5.9.2017

Online on

15.09.2017

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

5.9.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A61K 8/36
A61K 8/368
A61K 8/81
A61Q 5/02
A61K 8/49

Application no.

05024878.0

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit (ja)

Application title

Haarreinigungsmittel mit optimiertem Fliessverhalten

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T083615.20170905

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 380.715K)
T 1987/12 (VLIW power saving/INTEL) of 28.8.2017

Online on

14.09.2017

Board

3.5.06

Decision date

28.8.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 9/38
G06F 1/32
G06F 9/30

Application no.

03748384.9

Keywords

Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

VLIW PROCESSOR WITH POWER SAVING

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T198712.20170828

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 281.309K)
T 0338/92 () of 9.2.1995

Online on

14.09.2017

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

9.2.1995

Proc. language

DE

IPC

D05B 21/00
D05B 11/00

Application no.

84105295.4

Keywords

Neuheit und erfinderische Tätigkeit (ja)
Auslegung der Ansprüche
Novelty (yes)
Inventive step (yes)
Claims - interpretation of

Application title

Verfahren und Einrichtung zum automatischen Nähen von Steppmustern auf Stoffbahnen, insbesondere Inletts von Steppbetten

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:1995:T033892.19950209

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 20.326K)
T 2550/11 () of 5.9.2017

Online on

13.09.2017

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

5.9.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06K 19/077

Application no.

07115733.3

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)

Application title

Manufacturing method for a card and card obtained by said method

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T255011.20170905

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 280.956K)
T 2069/13 (DMB reproducing apparatus and method/SAMSUNG) of 23.8.2017

Online on

13.09.2017

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

23.8.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04H 1/00

Application no.

06126168.1

Keywords

Inventive step (no)
Inventive step - main and first auxiliary requests
Added subject-matter (yes) - second and third auxiliary requests

Application title

DMB reproducing apparatus and method

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T206913.20170823

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 325.151K)
T 1008/15 () of 6.9.2017

Online on

13.09.2017

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

6.9.2017

Proc. language

FR

IPC

A47J 31/36

Application no.

10710631.2

Keywords

Revendications - clarté
Revendications - requête principale (oui)
Possibilité d'exécuter l'invention - effort excessif (non)

Application title

DISPOSITIF POUR LA PREPARATION D'UNE BOISSON EXTRAITE A PARTIR D'UNE CAPSULE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T100815.20170906

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Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 264.893K)
T 1243/15 () of 12.9.2017

Online on

13.09.2017

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

12.9.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B60C 27/06

Application no.

08015018.8

Keywords

Neuheit (Patent wie erteilt) ja

Application title

Gleitschutzkette für grobstollige Reifen

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T124315.20170912

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D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 282.078K)
T 0707/16 () of 3.7.2017

Online on

13.09.2017

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

3.7.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B02C 18/22
B02C 23/02

Application no.

07711127.6

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hauptantrag und Hilfsantrag (nein)

Application title

VORRICHTUNG ZUM ZERKLEINERN VON PET-FLASCHEN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T070716.20170703

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D

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Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 363.739K)
T 0609/12 (Azelastine with fluticasone ester/CIPLA) of 31.5.2017

Online on

12.09.2017

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

31.5.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 31/55
A61K 31/56
A61K 31/57
A61K 31/58
A61K 9/00
A61P 37/08
A61P 27/14
A61P 11/06

Application no.

03738280.1

Keywords

Late-filed evidence
Inventive step - improvement not shown, reformulation of the technical problem
Remittal to the department of first instance for examination of auxiliary requests
Remittal to the department of first instance - no
Late-filed requests submitted during oral proceedings
Late-filed request - admitted (no)

Application title

COMBINATION OF AZELASTINE AND FLUTICASONE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T060912.20170531

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D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 463.385K)
T 0814/12 (Target in PI3-kinase pathway/SILENCE THERAPEUTICS) of 20.10.2016

Online on

12.09.2017

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

20.10.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 38/48
A61P 35/00
G01N 33/573
C12Q 1/37

Application no.

03790894.4

Keywords

-

Application title

Use of protein kinase N beta

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T081412.20161020

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D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 529.885K)
T 1635/12 (Speicherplatz-Verringerung/GIESECKE) of 11.8.2017

Online on

12.09.2017

Board

3.5.06

Decision date

11.8.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G06F 9/45

Application no.

04729435.0

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)

Application title

OPTIMIERUNG UND AUSFÜHRUNG EINES PROGRAMMS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T163512.20170811

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D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 307.314K)
T 1669/12 () of 18.7.2017

Online on

12.09.2017

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

18.7.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

H05B 41/298

Application no.

06723975.6

Keywords

Neuheit - (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - naheliegende Kombination bekannter Merkmale (Hauptantrag, Hilfsantrag II)

Application title

Intelligente Flyback-Heizung

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T166912.20170718

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D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 335.764K)
T 2027/12 () of 7.9.2017

Online on

12.09.2017

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

7.9.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G09G 5/36
H04N 7/58
H04N 5/04

Application no.

03023441.3

Keywords

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

Application title

Video bus for a video decoding system

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T202712.20170907

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D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 330.619K)
T 1046/13 () of 24.7.2017

Online on

12.09.2017

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

24.7.2017

Proc. language

FR

IPC

H03H 9/02
H03H 9/64

Application no.

00966253.7

Keywords

Requêtes produites tardivement - modifications après fixation de la date de la procédure orale

Application title

Filtre à ondes acoustiques d'interface notamment pour les liaisons sans fil

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T104613.20170724

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D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 291.093K)
T 1758/14 (Information cards/EMC) of 1.8.2017

Online on

12.09.2017

Board

3.5.06

Decision date

1.8.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 21/20

Application no.

09156290.0

Keywords

Claims - clarity (all requests, no)

Application title

Restricted use information cards

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T175814.20170801

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D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 336.513K)
T 0166/12 () of 17.8.2017

Online on

11.09.2017

Board

3.5.04

Decision date

17.8.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04N 7/24
H04N 7/26
H04N 5/213
H04N 7/01

Application no.

09158032.4

Keywords

Claims - clarity
Claims - main request, auxiliary requests I to III (no)

Application title

Signal processing system, signal transmission apparatus, signal receiving apparatus, and program

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T016612.20170817

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 355.463K)
T 1440/12 () of 27.6.2017

Online on

11.09.2017

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

27.6.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01J 61/20

Application no.

99905225.1

Keywords

Claims - clarity (no)
Basis of decision - text submitted or agreed by patent proprietor (no)

Application title

MERCURY-FREE METAL HALIDE LAMP

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T144012.20170627

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C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 388.794K)
T 1172/13 () of 18.7.2017

Online on

11.09.2017

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

18.7.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

D04H 1/00
D04H 1/44
D04H 1/48

Application no.

05707424.7

Keywords

Patentansprüche - Klarheit
Patentansprüche - Hauptantrag (nein)
Hilfsantrag 1 - nicht zugelassen, Änderungen - Klarheit (nein)
Hilfsantrag 2 - nicht zugelassen, Änderungen - unzulässige Erweiterung

Application title

VERFAHREN ZUR HERSTELLUNG EINER FASERBAHN AUS CELLULOSEFASERN IN EINEM TROCKENLEGUNGSPROZESS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T117213.20170718

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D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 407.501K)
T 0089/15 (Agent dégraissant/ROQUETTE) of 5.5.2017

Online on

11.09.2017

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

5.5.2017

Proc. language

FR

IPC

B01F 3/00
C23G 5/032
C07D 493/04
D06B 1/00

Application no.

06755481.6

Keywords

Nouveauté - nouveauté de l'utilisation
Nouveauté - deuxième (ou autre) application non thérapeutique
Activité inventive - alternative non évidente
Possibilité d'exécuter l'invention - exposé de l'invention permettant sa mise en oeuvre (oui)
Modifications - extension au-delà du contenu de la demande telle que déposée (non)

Application title

Procédé pour le traitement de surface d'une matière métallique

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T008915.20170505

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D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 326.769K)
T 0989/14 (Selective laser sintering/SIEMENS) of 10.7.2017

Online on

08.09.2017

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

10.7.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C04B 35/64
B29C 67/00

Application no.

04758776.1

Keywords

Inventive step - non-obvious solution

Application title

Method for producing ceramic objects

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T098914.20170710

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D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 296.241K)
T 0020/15 (Hochkorrosionsbeständige Emailzusammensetzung/Pfaudler) of 22.6.2017

Online on

08.09.2017

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

22.6.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C03C 8/02

Application no.

02002384.2

Keywords

Patentansprüche - Klarheit nach Änderung (ja)
Ausreichende Offenbarung - (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)
Spät eingereichte Beweismittel - Verlegung der mündlichen Verhandlung wäre erforderlich gewesen (ja)
Spät eingereichte Beweismittel - Rechtfertigung für späte Vorlage (nein)

Application title

Hochkorrosionsbeständige schwermetallfreie Emailzusammensetzung sowie Verfahren zu deren Herstellung und Verwendung, und beschichtete Körper

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T002015.20170622

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 546.503K)
T 1267/15 (Removal of fluorinated compounds/3M) of 4.7.2017

Online on

08.09.2017

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

4.7.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C01B 25/237
C01B 25/16
C08F 14/18
C08F 214/18
C08F 8/00
C08F 114/18

Application no.

08747821.0

Keywords

Inventive step - non-obvious solution

Application title

Process for removing fluorinated compounds from an aqueous phase originating from the preparation of fluoropolymers

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T126715.20170704

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 312.383K)
D 0001/87 () of 28.9.1987

Online on

07.09.2017

Board

DBA

Decision date

28.9.1987

Proc. language

DE

IPC

-

Application no.

-

Keywords

-

Application title

-

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:1987:D000187.19870928

Distribution

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 131.298K)
D 0003/92 () of 8.12.1992

Online on

07.09.2017

Board

DBA

Decision date

8.12.1992

Proc. language

DE

IPC

-

Application no.

-

Keywords

-

Application title

-

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:1992:D000392.19921208

Distribution

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 61.508K)
J 0019/16 () of 3.8.2017

Online on

07.09.2017

Board

3.1.01

Decision date

3.8.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B60T 8/32

Application no.

05858797.3

Keywords

International application - loss of rights in international phase
parallel competences of receiving Office and designated Office (yes)
time limits for request for excuse under Article 24(2) PCT
principle of the protection of legitimate expectations
missing entry in the European Patent Register

Application title

ROTOR AND EXCITER RING

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:J001916.20170803

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 418.361K)
T 1113/11 (Preventives/CHUGAI) of 8.6.2017

Online on

07.09.2017

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

8.6.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 39/395

Application no.

98937834.4

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)

Application title

Preventives and/or remedies containing anti-IL-6 receptor neutralizing antibodies for reducing the excretion of urinary protein in systemic lupus erythematosus

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T111311.20170608

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 435.347K)
T 1934/16 () of 21.8.2017

Online on

07.09.2017

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

21.8.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61F 13/26

Application no.

07114328.3

Keywords

Delivery of communication under Rule 82(3) (yes), evidence of receipt, substantial procedural violation (no)

Application title

A tampon applicator

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T193416.20170821

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 284.667K)
T 0058/17 () of 4.9.2017

Online on

07.09.2017

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

4.9.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61Q 11/00
A61K 8/22
A61K 8/25

Application no.

09775403.0

Keywords

Admissibility of appeal - missing statement of grounds

Application title

WHITENING COMPOSITION WITH FUSED SILICA

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T005817.20170904

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 221.175K)
W 0059/90 (Phosphonigsäurearylester) of 20.6.1991

Online on

07.09.2017

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

20.6.1991

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C07F 9/6571

Application no.

-

Keywords

Begründung mangelnder Einheitlichkeit a priori mit mangelnder Klarheit unzulässig
Begründungsmangel
Beurteilung mangelnder Einheitlichkeit a posteriori ohne Eingehen auf die technische Aufgabe

Application title

Neue Phosphonigsäure - Arylester, ein Verfahren zu ihrer Herstellung und deren Verwendung zur Stabilisierung von Kunststoffen, insbesondere Polyolefinformmassen

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:1991:W005990.19910620

Distribution

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 333.899K)
W 0051/92 () of 22.3.1993

Online on

07.09.2017

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

22.3.1993

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B23Q 1/28

Application no.

-

Keywords

Uneinheitlichkeit a posteriori - (verneint)

Application title

Klemmvorrichtung für einen entlang einer oder mehrerer Führungsschienen bewegbaren Tisch oder dergleichen

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:1993:W005192.19930322

Distribution

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 255.843K)
T 2132/11 (Turbo-fountain code/SIEMENS) of 7.7.2017

Online on

06.09.2017

Board

3.5.07

Decision date

7.7.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H03M 13/29

Application no.

05819171.9

Keywords

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

Application title

Turbo-fountain code and its application for reliable wireless broadcast

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T213211.20170707

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 338.273K)
T 2357/11 () of 17.7.2017

Online on

06.09.2017

Board

3.5.04

Decision date

17.7.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04N 5/445
H04N 5/46
H04N 7/01

Application no.

07746298.4

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)

Application title

CONVERTING IMAGE FORMAT

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T235711.20170717

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 282.902K)
T 2399/11 (Metadata management/SAMSUNG) of 28.4.2017

Online on

06.09.2017

Board

3.5.07

Decision date

28.4.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G11B 27/32
G11B 27/34
G06F 17/30

Application no.

04721036.4

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)

Application title

Device and method for metadata management

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T239911.20170428

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 374.951K)
T 2062/13 () of 1.9.2017

Online on

06.09.2017

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

1.9.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01L 31/09
G01J 1/44
G01J 1/02
H01L 29/76

Application no.

00944328.4

Keywords

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

Application title

MILLIMETER WAVE AND FAR-INFRARED DETECTOR

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T206213.20170901

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 333.870K)
T 0242/14 () of 6.4.2017

Online on

06.09.2017

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

6.4.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

E01B 7/02

Application no.

03729697.7

Keywords

Neuheit - (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)

Application title

WEICHE MIT VERSTÄRKTER ZUNGENSCHIENE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T024214.20170406

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 635.612K)
T 1266/17 () of 1.9.2017

Online on

06.09.2017

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

1.9.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G07F 17/32

Application no.

07821809.6

Keywords

Admissibility of appeal - missing statement of grounds of appeal

Application title

ONLINE GAMING SYSTEM

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T126617.20170901

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 220.261K)
T 0470/14 (Immunotherapy/COREXIA) of 30.5.2017

Online on

05.09.2017

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

30.5.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07K 14/00
C07K 11/00
C07K 7/00
A61K 48/00

Application no.

09153790.2

Keywords

Extension beyond content of earlier application as filed - (no)
Remittal to the department of first instance - (yes)

Application title

Compositions and methods for WT1 specific immunotherapy

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T047014.20170530

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 362.979K)
T 1201/14 (Transfer of right of priority) of 9.2.2017

Online on

05.09.2017

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

9.2.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04L 12/56
H04W 36/06

Application no.

07014824.2

Keywords

Proprietor's entitlement to claim priority - (no)
Standard of proof - affidavits: "beyond reasonable doubt"
Admission of late-filed line of argument - (no)
Novelty - (no)
Request for referral to the Enlarged Board - (refused)
Objection under Rule 106 EPC - (dismissed)

Application title

Method and apparatus for setting field data of scheduling information in a wireless communications system

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T120114.20170209

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 748.170K)
D 0003/89 () of 4.4.1989

Online on

04.09.2017

Board

DBA

Decision date

4.4.1989

Proc. language

DE

IPC

-

Application no.

-

Keywords

-

Application title

-

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:1989:D000389.19890404

Distribution

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 124.606K)
J 0008/92 (Date of payment/SCLAVO) of 6.10.1992

Online on

04.09.2017

Board

-

Decision date

6.10.1992

Proc. language

EN

IPC

-

Application no.

91109883.8

Keywords

Date of "actual entry" at EPO bank
Article 8(3) and (4) RFees - amended version

Application title

-

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:1992:J000892.19921006

Distribution

B

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 584.310K)
T 0819/11 (Lapse of the patent/NOVOZYMES) of 29.8.2017

Online on

04.09.2017

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

29.8.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12N 11/10

Application no.

97917289.7

Keywords

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

Application title

ENZYME-CONTAINING GRANULES AND PROCESS FOR THE PRODUCTION THEREOF

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T081911.20170829

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 247.559K)
T 0903/12 (Lubricant for diesel engines/INFINEUM) of 7.7.2017

Online on

04.09.2017

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

7.7.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C10M 169/04
C10M 161/00

Application no.

04256985.5

Keywords

Clarity - main request (no)
Inventive step - auxiliary requests 1 to 3 (no)
Remittal to the examining division - auxiliary request 4 (yes)

Application title

Lubricating oil compositions

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T090312.20170707

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 376.954K)
T 0182/13 (Moxifloxacin HCl polymorphs/CHEMI) of 25.8.2017

Online on

04.09.2017

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

25.8.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07D 471/04
A61K 31/437
A61P 31/04

Application no.

04791330.6

Keywords

-

Application title

POLYMORPHS OF 1-CYCLOPROPYL-7-([S,S] - 2,8-DIAZADICYCLO [4.3.0] NON-8-YL) -6-FLUORO-1,4-DIHYDRO-8-METHOXY-4-OXO-3-QUINOLINE CARBOXYLIC ACID HYDROCHLORIDE AND METHODS FOR THE PREPARATION THEREOF

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T018213.20170825

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 237.465K)
T 0532/12 () of 14.7.2017

Online on

01.09.2017

Board

3.5.04

Decision date

14.7.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04N 7/173
H04N 7/24
G06F 17/30
H04L 29/06

Application no.

05824296.7

Keywords

Amendments - extension beyond the content of the application as filed (yes)

Application title

Image Scaling Arrangement

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T053212.20170714

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 329.549K)
T 2210/14 () of 28.8.2017

Online on

01.09.2017

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

28.8.2017

Proc. language

FR

IPC

C08L 77/00
C08L 77/02
C08L 23/08
C08L 101/00
C08F 283/04

Application no.

97927247.3

Keywords

Fondement de décision - texte ou consentement au texte retiré par le titulaire du brevet
Fondement de décision - brevet révoqué

Application title

RESINES THERMOPLASTIQUES SOUPLES A RESISTANCE A LA TRACTION AMELIOREE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T221014.20170828

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 232.343K)
T 0023/15 (Dieselabgaskatalysator/Umicore) of 25.7.2017

Online on

01.09.2017

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

25.7.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B01D 53/94

Application no.

07724847.4

Keywords

Änderungen - zulässig (ja)
Änderungen - Erweiterung über den Inhalt der Anmeldung in der eingereichten Fassung hinaus (nein)
Ausreichende Offenbarung - (ja)

Application title

KATALYSATOR ZUR VERMINDERUNG STICKSTOFF-HALTIGER SCHADGASE AUS DEM ABGAS VON DIESELMOTOREN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T002315.20170725

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 377.641K)

August 2017

T 1104/14 (Biomassen-Brennstoffe I / Werner) of 23.5.2017

Online on

31.08.2017

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

23.5.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C10L 5/44
C10L 5/08
C10L 5/04

Application no.

04705781.5

Keywords

Grundlage der Entscheidung - Keine vom Patentinhaber vorgelegte oder gebilligte Fassung
Rechtliches Gehör - Verletzung (ja)
Zurückverweisung an die erste Instanz - wesentlicher Mangel im Verfahren vor der ersten Instanz (ja)
Rückzahlung der Beschwerdegebühr - (ja)

Application title

VERFAHREN UND VORRICHTUNG ZUR HERSTELLUNG VON BRENNSTOFFEN AUS GEPRESSTER BIOMASSE UND VERWENDUNG DERSELBEN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T110414.20170523

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 342.184K)
T 1105/14 (Biomassen-Brennstoffe II / Werner) of 23.5.2017

Online on

31.08.2017

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

23.5.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C10L 5/44
C10L 5/08
C10L 5/04

Application no.

03001796.6

Keywords

Grundlage des Verfahrens
Niederschrift über mündliche Verhandlung
Wesentlicher Verfahrensmangel (nein)
Rückzahlung der Beschwerdegebühr - (nein)
Neuheit - Hauptantrag (nein)
Neuheit - Hilfsantrag I (ja)
Zurückverweisung (ja)

Application title

Verfahren und Vorrichtung zur Herstellung von Brennstoffen aus gepresster Biomasse und Verwendung derselben

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T110514.20170523

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 458.033K)
T 0397/15 () of 12.7.2017

Online on

31.08.2017

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

12.7.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08F 220/04
C08F 220/28
C08F 2/38
C04B 24/26
C04B 24/28

Application no.

06006576.0

Keywords

Amendments - Main request, Auxiliary requests 1a and 1b
Amendments - allowable (no)
Inventive step - Auxiliary requests 2, 2a, 2b, 3, 3a, 3b, 4, 4a, 4b, 5, 5a, 5b, 6, 6a, 6b, 7, 7a, 7b, 8, 8a, 8b, 9, 9a, 9b, 10, 10a and 10b
Inventive step - (no)

Application title

Polycarboxylic acid polymer for blending in cement

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T039715.20170712

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 465.738K)
T 0152/17 () of 3.8.2017

Online on

31.08.2017

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

3.8.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08G 65/00

Application no.

09740140.0

Keywords

Admissibility of appeal - missing statement of grounds
Oral proceedings - no

Application title

IMPROVED PROCESS FOR PREPARING A POLY(ARYL ETHER KETONE) USING A HIGH PURITY 4,4'-DIFLUOROBENZOPHENONE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T015217.20170803

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 225.215K)
D 0002/17 () of 18.7.2017

Online on

30.08.2017

Board

DBA

Decision date

18.7.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

-

Application no.

-

Keywords

-

Application title

-

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:D000217.20170718

Distribution

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 51.472K)
T 2036/12 () of 23.3.2017

Online on

30.08.2017

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

23.3.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A61L 31/04

Application no.

02754251.3

Keywords

Rechtliches Gehör - Gelegenheit zur Stellungnahme (nein)
Rechtliches Gehör - wesentlicher Verfahrensmangel (ja)
Rechtliches Gehör - Zurückverweisung an die Einspruchsabteilung (ja)
Rechtliches Gehör - Rückzahlung der Beschwerdegebühr (ja)

Application title

TEXTILES IMPLANTAT MIT MONOFILEN POLYVINYLFLUORID-FÄDEN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T203612.20170323

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 278.100K)
T 1882/13 () of 7.7.2017

Online on

30.08.2017

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

7.7.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B32B 27/32
B65D 65/02

Application no.

04405137.3

Keywords

Überprüfung der Entscheidung der Einspruchsabteilung, verspätetes Dokument nicht zuzulassen
Zulassung eines mit der Beschwerdebegründung eingereichten Dokumentes
Erfinderische Tätigkeit

Application title

Verpackungsfolie

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T188213.20170707

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 368.845K)
T 0152/14 (Touch-screen protector) of 24.8.2017

Online on

30.08.2017

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

24.8.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 3/041
G06F 1/16

Application no.

11186690.1

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)
Oral proceedings - non-attendance of the party

Application title

Touch screen protector

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T015214.20170824

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 330.969K)
T 1724/12 () of 21.6.2017

Online on

29.08.2017

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

21.6.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A47J 31/44
A47J 31/60

Application no.

09008307.2

Keywords

Added subject-matter - main and first auxiliary requests (yes)
Admission - second and third auxiliary requests (no)
Added subject-matter - fourth auxiliary request (no)
Inventive step - fourth auxiliary request (yes)

Application title

Device for producing a milk-based drink

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T172412.20170621

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 428.359K)
T 1891/12 () of 10.7.2017

Online on

29.08.2017

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

10.7.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G01M 17/02

Application no.

03008932.0

Keywords

Patentansprüche - Klarheit
Patentansprüche - Hauptantrag (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hauptantrag (ja)

Application title

Reifenprüfgerät

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T189112.20170710

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 293.208K)
T 0747/11 (Spray-dried enzymes/NOVOZYMES) of 4.5.2017

Online on

28.08.2017

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

4.5.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12N 9/98
C12N 9/00
C11D 3/386
A23K 1/165
A23L 1/03

Application no.

00962258.0

Keywords

Novelty - (no) prior disclosure
Novelty - implicit features
Inventive step - (no)

Application title

SPRAY DRIED ENZYME PRODUCT

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T074711.20170504

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 355.624K)
T 0671/12 (Anthelmintic formulation/NORBROOK) of 22.8.2017

Online on

28.08.2017

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

22.8.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 31/00

Application no.

06700797.1

Keywords

Inventive step - (no) arbitrary selection

Application title

ANTHELMINTIC COMPOSITION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T067112.20170822

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 413.111K)
T 2598/12 (Remote monitoring/ROCKWELL) of 4.8.2017

Online on

28.08.2017

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

4.8.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G05B 19/05

Application no.

06026336.5

Keywords

Admissibility of late-filed request (no)

Application title

Remote monitoring and control of an I/O module

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T259812.20170804

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 304.578K)
T 0225/13 () of 11.7.2017

Online on

28.08.2017

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

11.7.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61F 13/15

Application no.

07004278.3

Keywords

Novelty - main request (yes)
Inventive step - main request (no)
Late submitted documents E1 to E5 - not admitted
Auxiliary requests I / II - not allowable
Auxiliary requests IIa to IId and III to V - not admitted

Application title

Disposable absorbent article and method of manufacturing the same

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T022513.20170711

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 449.967K)
T 0958/17 () of 14.8.2017

Online on

28.08.2017

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

14.8.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04B 7/26
H04J 13/22
H04J 11/00
H04L 5/00
H04J 13/00

Application no.

08831357.2

Keywords

Admissibility of appeal - missing statement of grounds

Application title

RESTRICTED CYCLIC SHIFT CONFIGURATION FOR RANDOM ACCESS PREAMBLES IN WIRELESS NETWORKS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T095817.20170814

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 219.562K)
T 1149/14 () of 6.7.2017

Online on

25.08.2017

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

6.7.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G02B 5/04

Application no.

07115145.0

Keywords

Novelty - main request, second and fourth auxiliary requests (no)
Inventive step - first, third and fifth auxiliary requests (no)

Application title

Optical film

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T114914.20170706

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 393.598K)
T 1724/14 () of 20.7.2017

Online on

25.08.2017

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

20.7.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B21B 1/46
B21B 37/74

Application no.

06829594.8

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (nein)

Application title

VERFAHREN ZUM GIESS-WALZEN MIT ERHÖHTER GIESSGESCHWINDIGKEIT UND DARAN ANSCHLIESSENDEM WARMWALZEN VON RELATIV DÜNNEN METALL-, INSBESONDERE STAHLWERKSTOFF-STRÄNGEN, UND GIESS-WALZ-EINRICHTUNG

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T172414.20170720

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 332.729K)
T 0106/17 () of 18.8.2017

Online on

25.08.2017

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

18.8.2017

Proc. language

FR

IPC

A61Q 5/10
A61K 8/73
A61K 8/81

Application no.

08168646.1

Keywords

Recevabilité du recours - absence de mémoire de recours

Application title

Composition de teinture d'oxydation des fibres kératiniques comprenant une cellulose à substituant(s) hydrophobe(s), un colorant d'oxydation et un polymère cationique

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T010617.20170818

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 223.278K)
G 0001/14 (Vorlage an die Große Beschwerdekammer) of 19.11.2015

Online on

24.08.2017

Board

EBA

Decision date

19.11.2015

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F01N 3/035
F01N 3/28
F01N 13/18

Application no.

08716627.8

Keywords

Zulässigkeit der Vorlage einer Rechtsfrage an die Große Beschwerdekammer [verneint]
EPC2000 R 126(1) (in der bis zum 31. März 2015 geltenden Fassung)

Application title

ABGASANLAGE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2015:G000114.20151119

Distribution

A

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 116.727K)
G 0001/14 (Referral to the Enlarged Board of Appeal) of 19.11.2015

Online on

24.08.2017

Board

EBA

Decision date

19.11.2015

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F01N 3/035
F01N 3/28
F01N 13/18

Application no.

08716627.8

Keywords

Admissibility of the referral of a point of law to the Enlarged Board of Appeal [no]
Rule 126(1) (as in force until 31 March 2015)

Application title

-

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2015:G000114.20151119

Distribution

A

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 16.514K)
G 0001/14 (Saisine de la Grande Chambre de recours) of 19.11.2015

Online on

24.08.2017

Board

EBA

Decision date

19.11.2015

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F01N 3/035
F01N 3/28
F01N 13/18

Application no.

08716627.8

Keywords

Recevabilité de la saisine de la Grande Chambre de recours pour une question de droit [non]
Règle 126(1) (dans sa version en vigueur jusqu'au 31 mars 2015)

Application title

-

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2015:G000114.20151119

Distribution

A

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 21.833K)
T 1162/12 () of 3.5.2017

Online on

24.08.2017

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

3.5.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B42D 15/00
B42D 15/10
B41M 3/14

Application no.

00907594.6

Keywords

Zulässigkeit der Anträge (nein; alle Anträge)
Vorlage einer Frage an die Große Beschwerdekammer (nein)
Begründetheit der Rüge (nein)

Application title

Wertdokument

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T116212.20170503

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 434.022K)
T 1497/12 () of 30.6.2017

Online on

24.08.2017

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

30.6.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01Q 21/00
H01Q 3/26

Application no.

06820679.6

Keywords

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

Application title

PHASED ARRAY ANTENNA

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T149712.20170630

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 303.852K)
T 1053/13 () of 23.5.2017

Online on

24.08.2017

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

23.5.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B41F 13/008

Application no.

07111389.8

Keywords

Zulässigkeit der Hilfsanträge I und IV (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit (ja: Anspruch 1 aller Anträge; nein: Anspruch 5 des Hauptantrags und der Hilfsanträge I-III)

Application title

Vorrichtung und Verfahren zum Antreiben von Druckformzylindern

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T105313.20170523

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 534.412K)
T 1028/14 (Non-technical features) of 22.8.2017

Online on

24.08.2017

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

22.8.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04L 12/54
H04L 9/00

Application no.

07816059.5

Keywords

Identification of technical and non-technical features
Remittal to the first instance for further prosecution - (yes)

Application title

Reputation-based method and system for determining a likelihood that a message is undesired

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T102814.20170822

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 314.325K)
T 0520/15 () of 28.6.2017

Online on

24.08.2017

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

28.6.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F02B 23/06
F02F 3/26

Application no.

09014367.8

Keywords

Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

Diesel engine, piston for diesel engine and method of manufacturing a diesel engine

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T052015.20170628

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 299.459K)
T 1547/16 () of 8.8.2017

Online on

24.08.2017

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

8.8.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B66F 9/075
B62B 3/06
B62B 5/00

Application no.

12002064.9

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hauptantrag, Hilfsantrag 1 (nein)

Application title

Batteriebetriebenes Flurförderzeug

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T154716.20170808

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 322.542K)
W 0017/01 () of 9.1.2002

Online on

24.08.2017

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

9.1.2002

Proc. language

EN

IPC

-

Application no.

-

Keywords

Lack of unity of inventeion a priori (yes)

Application title

Security Document with a Perforation Pattern

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2002:W001701.20020109

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 298.945K)
T 1770/12 () of 16.2.2017

Online on

23.08.2017

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

16.2.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B29C 63/22

Application no.

04741161.6

Keywords

"Wiedereinführung eines vor der Einspruchsabteilung zurückgenommenen Einspruchsgrunds - nein"
"Zulassung von weiteren Druckschriften in das Beschwerdeverfahren - nein"
"Verspätetes Vorbringen - nicht zugelassen"
"Unzulässige Erweiterung - nein"
"Erweiterung des Schutzumfanges - nein"
"Ansprüche deutlich, knapp gefasst und von der Beschreibung gestützt - ja"
"Neuheit - Ja"
"Erfinderische Tätigkeit - ja"

Application title

Innenausstattungskomponenten von Kraftfahrzeugen mit einem definierten Oberflächenprofil

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T177012.20170216

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 518.019K)
T 2057/13 () of 19.6.2017

Online on

23.08.2017

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

19.6.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

D06F 37/30

Application no.

06008897.8

Keywords

Priority - same invention (no)
Priority - publication during the priority interval
Priority - main request (no)
Novelty - public prior use (no)
Late-filed request - request clearly allowable (no)
Remittal to the department of first instance - (no)

Application title

Drum type washing machine

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T205713.20170619

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 341.185K)
T 2061/13 () of 20.6.2017

Online on

23.08.2017

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

20.6.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

D06F 37/30

Application no.

06008898.6

Keywords

Priority - same invention (no)
Priority - publication during the priority interval
Priority - main request (no)
Novelty - public prior use (no)
Late-filed auxiliary requests - request clearly allowable (no)
Remittal to the department of first instance - (no)

Application title

Drum type washing machine

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T206113.20170620

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 345.305K)
T 0246/14 () of 16.8.2017

Online on

23.08.2017

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

16.8.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B41F 7/16

Application no.

03725058.6

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)

Application title

Einrichtung zum Bedrucken von als Metalltafeln ausgebildetem Druckmaterial sowie entsprechendes Verfahren

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T024614.20170816

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 433.624K)
T 0414/14 () of 13.3.2017

Online on

23.08.2017

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

13.3.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F16J 15/32

Application no.

07721875.8

Keywords

Zulässigkeit der Beschwerde - ja
Zulässigkeit des mit der Beschwerdebegründung eingereichten einzigen Antrags - ja
Berichtigung eines offensichtlichen Schreibfehlers
Unzulässige Erweiterung der abhängigen Ansprüche - nein
Ausführbarkeit - ja
Zurückverweisung an der ersten Instanz

Application title

Lagerbuchsensystem für eine zweiteilige Lenkwelle

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T041414.20170313

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 484.706K)
T 1519/15 () of 3.8.2017

Online on

23.08.2017

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

3.8.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B60S 1/08
G01N 27/22

Application no.

09169604.7

Keywords

Priority - partial priority (yes)
Novelty - (yes)
Remittal to the department of first instance - (yes)

Application title

Rain sensor with capacitive-inclusive circuit

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T151915.20170803

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 319.568K)
T 1329/12 () of 4.7.2017

Online on

22.08.2017

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

4.7.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B62M 25/04

Application no.

08006812.5

Keywords

Einspruchsgründe - Gegenstand geht über den Inhalt der früheren Anmeldung hinaus (ja)
Spät eingereichter Antrag - Antrag eindeutig gewährbar (nein)

Application title

Verstelleinrichtung für Triggerschalter

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T132912.20170704

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 344.118K)
T 0290/14 (Compact fluid laundry composition / P&G) of 9.9.2016

Online on

22.08.2017

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

9.9.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C11D 3/43
C11D 17/00
C11D 17/04

Application no.

07794550.9

Keywords

Inventive step (yes)
Inventive step - non-obvious alternative

Application title

Compact fluid laundry detergent composition

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T029014.20160909

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 409.909K)
D 0016/95 () of 23.3.1998

Online on

21.08.2017

Board

DBA

Decision date

23.3.1998

Proc. language

DE

IPC

-

Application no.

-

Keywords

-

Application title

-

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:1998:D001695.19980323

Distribution

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 455.130K)
T 2360/12 () of 26.4.2017

Online on

21.08.2017

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

26.4.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61M 25/00

Application no.

04776454.3

Keywords

Amendments - extension beyond the content of the application as filed - main and first auxiliary request (yes), auxiliary request A (no)
Claims - clarity - auxiliary request A (yes)
Inventive step - auxiliary request A (yes)
Late-filed argument - admitted (no)
Description - conformity with auxiliary request A (yes)

Application title

CATHETER SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR CROSSING VASCULAR OCCLUSIONS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T236012.20170426

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 563.854K)
T 0914/13 () of 20.7.2017

Online on

21.08.2017

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

20.7.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B62M 25/06
B62K 23/08
B62K 11/00
B62J 17/00
B62J 23/00
B62J 25/00

Application no.

08254121.0

Keywords

Remittal to the department of first instance - (yes)

Application title

Straddle-type vehicle

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T091413.20170720

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 269.492K)
T 0380/14 (Tissue treated with poysiloxanes blend / KIMBERLY-CLARK) of 19.10.2016

Online on

21.08.2017

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

19.10.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

D21H 17/13
D21H 19/32
D21H 17/59

Application no.

04783554.1

Keywords

Admissibility of main request and auxiliary requests 1 to 5 into the proceedings (yes)
Inventive step - main request and auxiliary requests 1 to 5 (no) : improvement to be expected
Admissibility of auxiliary requests 6 and 7 into the proceedings (no): amended claims submitted at a late stage during oral proceedings

Application title

Soft tissue hydrophilic tissue products containing polysiloxane and having unique absorbent properties

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T038014.20161019

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 574.879K)
T 0439/91 (Inviting observations/HAUBUS) of 21.7.1992

Online on

21.08.2017

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

21.7.1992

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B25B 27/00

Application no.

85905493.4

Keywords

Misleading EPO communication
Substantial procedural violation
Reimbursement of appeal fee
Basis of decision - invitation to present comments (no)

Application title

Clutch Alignment Tool

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:1992:T043991.19920721

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 316.376K)
T 2367/12 (Zwischengerät/SIEMENS) of 21.6.2017

Online on

18.08.2017

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

21.6.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G05B 19/042
G05B 19/05
H04L 12/56

Application no.

07015896.9

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (nein)
Spät eingereichter Hilfsantrag - zugelassen (nein)

Application title

Verfahren zum Übermitteln von Telegrammen zwischen einer Steuereinrichtung und einem Peripherieelement über ein Zwischengerät

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T236712.20170621

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 321.089K)
T 0689/13 () of 9.8.2017

Online on

18.08.2017

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

9.8.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

H02J 9/06
H02J 9/02
H05B 33/08

Application no.

10169401.6

Keywords

Ausreichende Offenbarung - (ja)
Patentansprüche - Klarheit
Patentansprüche - Hauptantrag (ja)

Application title

LED-Treiberschaltung

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T068913.20170809

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 281.182K)
T 1782/12 () of 4.8.2017

Online on

17.08.2017

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

4.8.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A47J 42/08

Application no.

06777784.7

Keywords

Spät eingereichter Hilfsantrag 2 - zugelassen (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hilfsantrag 2 (ja)

Application title

ELEKTROMOTORISCHES KÜCHENGERÄT MIT ELEKTRISCHER ODER ELEKTRONISCHER VERRIEGELUNG

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T178212.20170804

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 292.047K)
T 0555/13 (Laundry detergent composition/Procter & Gamble Company) of 31.8.2016

Online on

17.08.2017

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

31.8.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C11D 17/06
C11D 1/22
C11D 3/37
C11D 3/10

Application no.

05018028.0

Keywords

Novelty - (no)
Novelty - claim request upheld by the Opposition Division (Sixth Auxiliary Request)
Auxiliary claim request filed at the oral proceedings not admitted - no justification fpr late filing (Eighth Auxiliary Request)

Application title

A solid laundry detergent composition comprising alkyl benzene sulphonate, carbonate salt and carboxylate polymer

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T055513.20160831

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 422.297K)
T 0158/14 () of 29.6.2017

Online on

17.08.2017

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

29.6.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01N 1/36

Application no.

01970046.7

Keywords

Late-filed document - admitted (yes)
Late-filed document - no abuse of procedure, document highly relevant
Inventive step - main request (no)
Late-filed auxiliary requests - admitted (no)
Late-filed auxiliary requests - prima facie not inventive
Apportionment of costs - (no)

Application title

METHOD AND DEVICE FOR MELTING EMBEDDING MEDIUM

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T015814.20170629

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 548.568K)
T 0619/14 () of 11.5.2017

Online on

17.08.2017

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

11.5.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F21S 8/00
F21V 23/00
A61B 19/00
F21V 23/04
F21W 131/205

Application no.

08011296.4

Keywords

Ausreichende Offenbarung (nein)
Ausreichende Offenbarung - Ein Teil des beanspruchten Gegenstands nicht ausführbar
Patentansprüche - Klarheit nach Änderung (nein)
Spät eingereichte Hilfsanträge - Antrag eindeutig gewährbar (nein)

Application title

Operationsleuchte

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T061914.20170511

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 638.969K)
T 2326/14 () of 7.7.2017

Online on

17.08.2017

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

7.7.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B23K 26/38
B23K 37/02
B23K 26/08
B23Q 1/01
B23Q 1/54
B23Q 1/58
B25J 17/02

Application no.

10169263.0

Keywords

Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

Manipulator of low inertia for laser cutting machines for flat sheet metals

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T232614.20170707

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 262.073K)
J 0016/16 (Missing grounds of appeal) of 13.2.2017

Online on

16.08.2017

Board

3.1.01

Decision date

13.2.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F16H 25/22

Application no.

12860972.4

Keywords

-

Application title

AN INESCAPABLE PATH TO TRANSFORM A FORM OF MOTION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:J001616.20170213

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 236.298K)
T 1090/12 (Pluging framework/ORACLE) of 29.6.2017

Online on

16.08.2017

Board

3.5.06

Decision date

29.6.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 9/00
G06F 9/46

Application no.

02737140.0

Keywords

-

Application title

SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR SOFTWARE COMPONENT PLUG-IN FRAMEWORK

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T109012.20170629

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 402.270K)
T 1401/14 () of 12.5.2017

Online on

16.08.2017

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

12.5.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B32B 27/36

Application no.

06801079.2

Keywords

Inventive step (yes)

Application title

Bisphenol A and aromatic glycidyl ether-free coatings

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T140114.20170512

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 369.760K)
T 1332/15 () of 1.8.2017

Online on

16.08.2017

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

1.8.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A23G 1/18
A23G 3/02
B08B 3/04
F28D 7/00
F28G 9/00

Application no.

11156727.7

Keywords

Patentansprüche - Klarheit (ja)
Änderungen - zulässig (ja)

Application title

Reinigungsvorrichtung für eine Temperiermaschine

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T133215.20170801

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 318.536K)
T 0084/16 (PAR-1 activation/TUFTS) of 27.1.2017

Online on

16.08.2017

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

27.1.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 38/16
A61K 9/00
A61P 7/00

Application no.

10762578.2

Keywords

Admissibility of the appeal - (no)
Error in the patent specification - (yes)
Adversely affected by the grant decision - (no)
Referral to the Enlarged Board of Appeal - (no)
Exclusions from file inspection - (yes)

Application title

PAR-1 activation by metalloproteinase-1 (MMP-1)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T008416.20170127

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 473.703K)
T 1450/13 () of 13.7.2017

Online on

14.08.2017

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

13.7.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B65G 29/00
B65G 47/31
B65B 19/22

Application no.

05740261.2

Keywords

Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

WRAPPING METHOD AND DRUM FOR PRODUCTS IN A PACKING MACHINE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T145013.20170713

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 324.821K)
T 2382/13 () of 29.6.2017

Online on

11.08.2017

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

29.6.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B23Q 39/02
B27D 5/00

Application no.

06007281.6

Keywords

Zulässigkeit des Einspruchs - (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (nein)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hauptantrag und Hilfsantrag

Application title

Bearbeitungsvorrichtung mit einer 5-Achs-Spindeleinheit

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T238213.20170629

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 366.702K)
T 0695/15 (Powdery form/ICT) of 6.7.2017

Online on

10.08.2017

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

6.7.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B01D 53/94

Application no.

04010143.8

Keywords

Amendments - main request and auxilairy request 1
Amendments - added subject-matter (yes)
Late-filed auxiliary request 2 - amendments after arrangement of oral proceedings - admitted (no)

Application title

Catalyst for purifying diesel engine exhaust gas and method for production thereof

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T069515.20170706

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 310.069K)
T 1098/12 (Computer program with limited lifetime/Nokia) of 12.7.2017

Online on

09.08.2017

Board

3.5.06

Decision date

12.7.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 1/00

Application no.

00660234.6

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)

Application title

Method and apparatus for downloading an application with a variable lifetime

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T109812.20170712

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 375.204K)
T 0571/14 () of 22.6.2017

Online on

09.08.2017

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

22.6.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61F 9/00
A61K 9/00

Application no.

06735790.5

Keywords

Novelty - main request (yes)
Inventive step - main request (no)
Late-filed auxiliary request 1 - admitted (no) - justification for late filing (no)
Late-filed auxiliary request 2 - admitted (yes) - justification for late filing (yes) - need for additional search (yes)

Application title

MICROIMPLANTS FOR OCULAR ADMINISTRATION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T057114.20170622

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 412.104K)
T 2225/15 (High purity zirconia/PRAXAIR) of 21.7.2017

Online on

08.08.2017

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

21.7.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C04B 35/486

Application no.

07867118.7

Keywords

Sufficiency of disclosure - enabling disclosure (no)

Application title

High purity powders and coatings prepared therefrom

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T222515.20170721

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 328.559K)
T 0166/16 () of 21.6.2017

Online on

08.08.2017

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

21.6.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61M 25/00
A61M 25/01
A61L 29/08

Application no.

05027158.4

Keywords

Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

A ready-to-use urinary catheter assembly

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T016616.20170621

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 532.225K)
T 0883/16 (Galantamine pro-drug/Neurodyn) of 10.5.2017

Online on

08.08.2017

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

10.5.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07D 491/10
A61K 31/4355
A61P 25/00

Application no.

08735211.8

Keywords

Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

Derivatives of galantamine as pro-drugs for the treatment of human brain diseases

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T088316.20170510

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 375.690K)
T 0293/12 (Hyaluronic acid in the treatment of recurrent aphthae/BIOPLAX) of 15.5.2017

Online on

07.08.2017

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

15.5.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 31/715
A61P 17/02

Application no.

04766068.3

Keywords

Amendments - allowable (yes)
Sufficiency of disclosure - (yes)
Remittal to the department of first instance

Application title

USE OF HYALURONIC ACID FOR PREPARING COMPOSITIONS FOR TREATING RECURRENT ORAL CAVITY APHTHAS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T029312.20170515

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 420.594K)
T 2475/12 () of 10.7.2017

Online on

07.08.2017

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

10.7.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G08B 13/196

Application no.

07867658.2

Keywords

Inventive step - (yes, after amendment)

Application title

Video surveillance system having communication acknowledgement nod

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T247512.20170710

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 280.069K)
T 1139/13 () of 23.5.2017

Online on

07.08.2017

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

23.5.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A23K 1/18
A23K 1/16

Application no.

04756796.1

Keywords

Novelty attack
Novelty - not admitted
Swiss type claim - interpretation of amounts
Inventive step

Application title

COMPOSITIONS FOR IMPROVED OXIDATIVE STATUS IN CATS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T113913.20170523

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 375.276K)
T 0563/14 () of 27.6.2017

Online on

07.08.2017

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

27.6.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

E05F 15/00
E05F 15/20
G01V 8/12

Application no.

03014710.2

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit

Application title

Sensorvorrichtung für eine automatische Drehtüranlage

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T056314.20170627

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 299.824K)
T 0793/13 () of 21.3.2017

Online on

04.08.2017

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

21.3.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A61K 9/14
A61K 9/20

Application no.

04730797.0

Keywords

Spät eingereichter Antrag - Antrag hätte bereits im erstinstanzlichen Verfahren vorgebracht werden können (ja)
Änderungen - Erweiterung des Schutzbereichs (nein)
Änderungen - unzulässige Erweiterung (nein)
Vorlage an die Große Beschwerdekammer - (nein)
Einspruchsgründe - mangelhafte Offenbarung (nein)
Einspruchsgründe - mangelnde Klarheit kein Einspruchsgrund
Beschwerdeentscheidung - Zurückverweisung an die erste Instanz (ja)

Application title

FESTE PHARMAZEUTISCHE ZUBEREITUNG ENTHALTEND LEVOTHYROXIN- UND/ODER LIOTHYRONINSALZE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T079313.20170321

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 568.060K)
T 2407/13 () of 20.6.2017

Online on

04.08.2017

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

20.6.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

E06B 5/11
E04B 2/96

Application no.

08003947.2

Keywords

Änderungen
Klarheit
Erfinderische Tätigkeit

Application title

Pfosten-Riegel-Fassade in einbruchhemmender Ausführung

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T240713.20170620

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 370.542K)
T 1681/11 (Mucosal endothelial receptor MAdCAM-1/MILLENIUM) of 12.7.2017

Online on

03.08.2017

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

12.7.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12N 15/12
C07K 14/705
C12N 15/62
C07K 19/00
C07K 16/28
G01N 33/566

Application no.

96906504.4

Keywords

Main request and auxiliary requests 1 to 6 - sufficiency of disclosure (no)
Auxiliary requests 7 to 13 - Admission into the appeal proceedings (no)

Application title

MUCOSAL VASCULAR ADDRESSINS AND USES THEREOF

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T168111.20170712

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 406.531K)
T 0003/12 () of 23.6.2017

Online on

03.08.2017

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

23.6.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01F 6/00
H01F 27/28
H01F 41/04

Application no.

00963251.4

Keywords

Amendments - broadening of claim (yes) : main request claim 1
Amendments - intermediate generalisation : main request claim 16
Inventive step - (yes): auxiliary request I

Application title

Rotor assembly with superconducting magnetic coil

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T000312.20170623

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 364.547K)
T 2279/12 () of 3.7.2017

Online on

03.08.2017

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

3.7.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G08G 1/16

Application no.

02753013.8

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (nein)
Spät eingereichter Antrag - Rechtfertigung für späte Vorlage (nein)

Application title

Verfahren und Vorrichtung zum selbsttätigen Auslösen einer Verzögerung eines Fahrzeugs

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T227912.20170703

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 298.290K)
T 0385/13 (High-porosity support / BASF) of 2.8.2016

Online on

03.08.2017

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

2.8.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B01J 35/10
B01J 23/40
B01D 53/86
B01D 53/94

Application no.

99918835.2

Keywords

Late-filed evidence - justification for late filing (no)
Sufficiency of disclosure - (yes)
Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

CATALYTIC MATERIAL HAVING IMPROVED CONVERSION PERFORMANCE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T038513.20160802

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 565.215K)
T 1103/14 (Verbinden beschichteter Gewebe / STARLINGER) of 31.5.2017

Online on

03.08.2017

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

31.5.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

D06N 3/00
D06M 15/227
B29C 65/00
D06N 3/04
B65D 33/22
B65D 30/04
B32B 27/12
B65D 75/12
F02F 1/24
F02F 1/40

Application no.

08772589.1

Keywords

Neuheit - Hauptantrag und Hilfsantrag 1 (nein, (Produktanspruch)
Neuheit - Hilfsantrag 2 (ja, Verfahrensanspruch)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit Hilfsantrag 2 (ja, Verfahrensanspruch)

Application title

BESCHICHTETES GEWEBE AUS MONOAXIAL VERSTRECKTEN KUNSTSTOFFBÄNDCHEN UND DARAUS HERGESTELLTER SACK

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T110314.20170531

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 500.799K)
T 2115/15 () of 6.7.2017

Online on

03.08.2017

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

6.7.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61B 17/32
B25B 23/142

Application no.

10012264.7

Keywords

Right to be heard - opportunity to comment (yes)
Appealed decision - reasoned (yes)
Appealed decision - substantial procedural
violation (no)
Reimbursement of appeal fee - (no)
Divisional application - added subject-matter (yes)

Application title

Instrument for cutting tissue

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T211515.20170706

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 440.670K)
T 2274/10 (Determination of molecular interaction/GE HEALTHCARE) of 24.7.2017

Online on

02.08.2017

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

24.7.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01N 33/543
C12Q 1/68
G01N 33/557

Application no.

04748978.6

Keywords

Amendments - added subject-matter (no)
Appeal decision - remittal to the department of first instance (yes)

Application title

METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR DETERMINATION OF MOLECULAR INTERACTION PARAMETERS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T227410.20170724

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 278.771K)
T 2190/12 () of 6.7.2017

Online on

02.08.2017

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

6.7.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

H05B 6/06

Application no.

01101019.6

Keywords

Neuheit - (nein)
Neuheit - Hauptantrag
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (nein)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hilfsanträge 1 und 2

Application title

Induktions-Gareinrichtung

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T219012.20170706

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 337.460K)
T 0481/13 (Aircraft multi-axis modal suppression system/BOEING) of 11.5.2017

Online on

02.08.2017

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

11.5.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G05D 1/08
G05D 19/02
B64C 13/50
B64C 13/16

Application no.

03078445.8

Keywords

Sufficiency of disclosure - (no)

Application title

Aircraft multi-axis modal suppression system

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T048113.20170511

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 319.246K)
T 0557/13 (Partial priority II / Infineum) of 28.7.2017

Online on

02.08.2017

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

28.7.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C10L 10/04
C10L 1/22
C10L 1/18
C10L 1/14

Application no.

98203458.9

Keywords

Entitlement to partial priority (yes)
Novelty - (yes)
Remittal (yes)

Application title

Use of cold flow improvers in fuel oil compositions

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T055713.20170728

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 275.291K)
T 1322/14 () of 4.7.2017

Online on

02.08.2017

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

4.7.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B32B 5/26
B32B 27/12
D04H 13/00

Application no.

07805196.8

Keywords

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

Application title

Nonwoven composite containing an apertured elastic film

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T132214.20170704

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 388.798K)
T 1534/14 (Contact book application/THOMSON) of 18.7.2017

Online on

02.08.2017

Board

3.5.06

Decision date

18.7.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 9/45
H04L 12/58
H04M 1/2745

Application no.

07858925.6

Keywords

Inventive step - both requests (no)

Application title

ENHANCED NATIVE CONTACT BOOK APPLICATION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T153414.20170718

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 300.837K)
T 0362/15 (Admissibility/Biocolor S.L.) of 21.7.2017

Online on

02.08.2017

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

21.7.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A01N 63/00
A01P 7/02
A01P 7/04
A01K 67/033

Application no.

08709649.1

Keywords

Admissibility of appeal - (no)
Notification - by registered letter with advice of delivery

Application title

MITE COMPOSITION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T036215.20170721

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 301.322K)
T 1292/15 (Porous body-coated fiber/Nichias) of 30.6.2017

Online on

02.08.2017

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

30.6.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C04B 41/50
C04B 20/10
C04B 35/628
C04B 30/02

Application no.

04012767.2

Keywords

Clarity - Main request, first to fifth and seventh auxiliary requests (no)
Amendment - sixth auxiliary request - allowable (no)

Application title

Porous body-coated fiber, porous body-coated particle, and formed article using the same

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T129215.20170630

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 327.082K)
T 0748/16 () of 22.6.2017

Online on

02.08.2017

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

22.6.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B60J 7/22

Application no.

08005668.2

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hauptantrag (nein), 1. Hilfsantrag (nein)

Application title

Windabweiser für ein Fahrzeugdach

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T074816.20170622

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 273.997K)
T 1746/10 (Bus Controller / BOEING) of 12.5.2017

Online on

01.08.2017

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

12.5.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 13/00
H04L 12/403
G06F 13/12

Application no.

02731517.5

Keywords

Amendments - added subject-matter (yes) (main request)
Amendments - added subject-matter (no) (auxiliary request 5)
Amendments - broadening of claim (no) (auxiliary request 5)
Amendments - inescapable trap (no
Amendments - added subject-matter was a generalisation, amendment is a limitation)
Amendments - relationship between Art. 123(2) and Art. 123(3)
Claims - clarity in opposition appeal proceedings (no) (auxiliary request 1)

Application title

SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR PRELOADING A BUS CONTROLLER WITH COMMAND SCHEDULE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T174610.20170512

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 612.368K)
T 0029/12 (Integrated interface for PDA and wireless communication system/HTC) of 27.7.2017

Online on

01.08.2017

Board

3.5.06

Decision date

27.7.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 1/16
G06F 1/32

Application no.

02025339.9

Keywords

Amendments - added subject-matter (yes)
Amendments - added subject-matter (no)
Remittal to the department of first instance - (yes)

Application title

Circuit and operating method for integrated interface of PDA and wireless communication system

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T002912.20170727

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 338.215K)
T 0982/12 () of 29.6.2017

Online on

01.08.2017

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

29.6.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G07F 7/10

Application no.

01916663.6

Keywords

Amendments - added subject-matter (yes)

Application title

METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR SECURE PAYMENTS OVER A COMPUTER NETWORK

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T098212.20170629

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 283.815K)
T 1704/12 () of 23.5.2017

Online on

01.08.2017

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

23.5.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F24J 2/46

Application no.

04739443.2

Keywords

Grounds for opposition - lack of clarity no ground for opposition
Grounds for opposition - insufficiency of disclosure (no)
Grounds for opposition - added subject-matter (no)
Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)
Late-filed facts - submitted with the statement of grounds of appeal
Late-filed document - adjournment of oral proceedings would have been required (yes)

Application title

SOLAR COLLECTOR

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T170412.20170523

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 452.306K)
T 1845/13 () of 13.7.2017

Online on

01.08.2017

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

13.7.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F25D 21/14
F25B 39/02
F28F 1/12
F28D 1/03

Application no.

00204029.3

Keywords

Inventive step - (yes)
Late-filed request - justification for late filing (no)

Application title

Evaporator with enhanced condensate drainage

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T184513.20170713

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 329.963K)

July 2017

T 0871/12 () of 11.7.2017

Online on

31.07.2017

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

11.7.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01L 21/02
H01L 23/522
H01L 23/528
H01L 23/532
H01L 23/60
H01L 27/06
H01L 27/08

Application no.

01480078.3

Keywords

Amendments - added subject-matter (yes)

Application title

High performance system-on-chip using post passivation process

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T087112.20170711

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 304.477K)
T 0673/15 () of 28.4.2017

Online on

31.07.2017

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

28.4.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61L 27/40
A61L 29/14
A61K 49/00

Application no.

05853314.2

Keywords

Grounds for opposition - insufficiency of disclosure (no)
Appeal decision - remittal to the department of first instance (yes)

Application title

CONTRAST AGENT COATED MEDICAL DEVICE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T067315.20170428

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 303.444K)
T 0195/12 (Deferiprone against cardiac iron overload/APOTEX) of 26.4.2017

Online on

28.07.2017

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

26.4.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 31/44
A61K 31/16
A61P 9/00

Application no.

01949158.8

Keywords

Admission of main request (yes)
Admission of late-filed documents (yes)
Novelty (yes), new group of patients
Remittal (yes)

Application title

A NEW USE FOR DEFERIPRONE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T019512.20170426

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 375.427K)
T 1029/12 (Zugangsfreischaltung/GIESECKE) of 24.5.2017

Online on

28.07.2017

Board

3.5.06

Decision date

24.5.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G06F 1/00

Application no.

05785243.6

Keywords

Neuheit
Erfinderische Tätigkeit

Application title

TRAGBARES GERÄT ZUR FREISCHALTUNG EINES ZUGANGS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T102912.20170524

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 364.983K)
T 2576/12 () of 20.6.2017

Online on

28.07.2017

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

20.6.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G01V 8/10

Application no.

05003820.7

Keywords

Spät eingereichtes Dokument - zugelassen (nein)
Verspätetes Vorbringen - Dokumente weder erstinstanzlich noch im Beschwerdeverfahren zugelassen
Verspätetes Vorbringen - erstmals im Beschwerdeverfahren vorgebrachte offenkundige Vorbenutzung zugelassen (nein)
Neuheit, erfinderische Tätigkeit
Neuheit - (ja)
Patentansprüche - Auslegung der Ansprüche

Application title

Sendeelement für Lichtschranken, Lichtgitter und dergleichen

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T257612.20170620

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 415.893K)
T 0126/13 () of 8.6.2017

Online on

28.07.2017

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

8.6.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61M 5/32

Application no.

04013518.8

Keywords

Divisional application - added subject-matter (no)
Sufficiency of disclosure - (yes)
Claims - clarity (yes)
Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

Syringe guard

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T012613.20170608

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 707.741K)
T 0556/15 (UTILISATION D AGENTS EPAISSISSANTS POUR LA FABRICATION DE CAPSULES … of 1.6.2017

Online on

28.07.2017

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

1.6.2017

Proc. language

FR

IPC

A61K 9/48

Application no.

03814478.8

Keywords

Vice substantiel de procédure (oui)
Renvoi à la première instance

Application title

UTILISATION D AGENTS EPAISSISSANTS POUR LA FABRICATION DE CAPSULES MOLLES, ET PROCEDE DE FABRICATION DE FILMS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T055615.20170601

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 320.541K)
T 1306/16 (Enzyme foam treatment/Novozymes) of 25.7.2017

Online on

28.07.2017

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

25.7.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C11D 3/386
C11D 3/00

Application no.

08709136.9

Keywords

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

Application title

ENZYME FOAM TREATMENT FOR LAUNDRY

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T130616.20170725

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 221.636K)
T 1674/16 () of 5.7.2017

Online on

28.07.2017

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

5.7.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61B 18/14

Application no.

10181969.6

Keywords

Right to be heard - non-attendance at oral proceedings -
opportunity to comment (no) - substantial procedural
violation (yes)
Reimbursement of appeal fee - (yes)

Application title

Switch assembly for electrosurgical instrument

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T167416.20170705

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 301.468K)
T 1313/11 () of 21.2.2017

Online on

27.07.2017

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

21.2.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B42D 15/10

Application no.

03708064.5

Keywords

Zulässigkeit der Hilfsanträge (ja: Hilfsanträge 8 und 10; nein: Hilfsantrag 16)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit (nein: alle zugelassenen Anträge)

Application title

Sicherheitselement mit Farbkippeffekt und magnetischen Eigenschaften sowie Verfahren zur Herstellung

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T131311.20170221

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 614.340K)
T 1538/12 () of 24.3.2017

Online on

27.07.2017

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

24.3.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B41J 2/175

Application no.

08003699.9

Keywords

Amendments - added subject-matter (yes)
Amendment occasioned by ground for opposition - (no)

Application title

Ink cartridge determination system

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T153812.20170324

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 447.105K)
T 2227/12 () of 4.5.2017

Online on

27.07.2017

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

4.5.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

H02J 4/00
H02J 3/14
H02J 1/14

Application no.

99118513.3

Keywords

Änderungen - Offenbarung durch Zeichnung
Spät eingereichter Hilfsantrag - zugelassen (ja)

Application title

Vorrichtung zur Stromversorgung von elektrischen Verbrauchern, die an Sitzen in einem Flugzeug zugeordneten dezentralen Stromversorgungseinheiten angeschlossen sind

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T222712.20170504

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 416.206K)
T 0219/13 () of 25.4.2017

Online on

27.07.2017

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

25.4.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B42D 15/00
B41M 3/14

Application no.

04025716.4

Keywords

Added matter (yes; all requests)

Application title

Security element

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T021913.20170425

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 359.200K)
T 1692/14 (Upgrading card reader firmware/FEITIAN) of 6.7.2017

Online on

27.07.2017

Board

3.5.06

Decision date

6.7.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 21/00

Application no.

09163744.7

Keywords

Inventive step - no (all requests)

Application title

Method and system of upgrading firmware of a card reader

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T169214.20170706

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 343.728K)
T 1817/14 (Expert system/SCHINDLER) of 4.7.2017

Online on

27.07.2017

Board

3.5.06

Decision date

4.7.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06N 5/04
G06F 17/30

Application no.

11751562.7

Keywords

Fundamental procedural deficiency - yes (non-admitted request not mentioned in the decision)
Special reasons for not remitting the case - yes (missing reasons contained in the minutes)
Relationship between Articles 69 and 84 EPC
Referral of questions to the Enlarged Board - no
Inventive step - no (all requests)

Application title

THE FSTP EXPERT SYSTEM

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T181714.20170704

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 451.115K)
T 2130/14 () of 1.6.2017

Online on

27.07.2017

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

1.6.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07C 63/00

Application no.

07841534.6

Keywords

Amendments - allowable (yes)
Claims - clarity (yes)
Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

COMPOUNDS AND COMPOSITIONS FOR DELIVERING ACTIVE AGENTS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T213014.20170601

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 376.107K)
T 0920/13 () of 27.4.2017

Online on

26.07.2017

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

27.4.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61F 13/15
A61F 13/551

Application no.

02723644.7

Keywords

Late-filed auxiliary requests - admitted (no)

Application title

FOLDED ABSORBENT ARTICLE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T092013.20170427

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 995.267K)
T 0947/13 () of 6.7.2017

Online on

26.07.2017

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

6.7.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

D01G 15/86

Application no.

03772671.8

Keywords

Novelty - main request (no)
Late-filed auxiliary requests - procedural economy
Late-filed auxiliary requests - admitted (no)

Application title

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR JOINING THE EDGES OF A TUBULAR KNITTED ARTICLE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T094713.20170706

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 340.496K)
T 1812/14 () of 23.6.2017

Online on

26.07.2017

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

23.6.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

E04C 1/00
B32B 5/18
B32B 27/40

Application no.

08724978.5

Keywords

Inventive step - obvious modification

Application title

HIGH DENSITY POLYURETHANE AND POLYISOCYANURATE CONSTRUCTION BOARDS AND COMPOSITE BOARDS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T181214.20170623

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 280.497K)
T 1477/15 () of 23.2.2017

Online on

26.07.2017

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

23.2.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61M 25/00
A61M 25/01

Application no.

01114582.8

Keywords

Admissibility of the appeals (yes)
Insufficiency of disclosure - admitted (no)
Referral to the Enlarged Board of Appeal - (no)
Novelty - main request (no)
Admissibility - auxiliary requests 3 and 9 (yes)
Remittal to the department of first instance - (no)
Admissibility of a new line of argument during oral proceedings (no)
Added subject-matter - auxiliary request 3 (no)
Clarity - auxiliary request 3 (yes)
Inventive step - auxiliary request 3 (yes)
Amendments to description occasioned by ground for opposition (no)
Right to withdraw requests (yes)

Application title

A ready-to-use urinary catheter assembly

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T147715.20170223

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 927.907K)
T 1648/15 () of 10.5.2017

Online on

26.07.2017

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

10.5.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61M 25/06
A61M 5/32

Application no.

08000915.2

Keywords

Divisional application - subject-matter extends beyond content of earlier application (yes)
Late-filed auxiliary request - admitted (no)

Application title

Spring clip as needle tip protection for a safety IV catheter

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T164815.20170510

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 647.370K)
T 1805/12 () of 22.6.2017

Online on

25.07.2017

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

22.6.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B62M 3/00
B62K 19/34

Application no.

06022160.3

Keywords

Sufficiency of disclosure - (yes)
Sufficiency of disclosure - objection not substantiated
Sufficiency of disclosure - admitted (no)
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

Bicycle bottom bracket assembly

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T180512.20170622

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 362.652K)
T 2249/12 () of 8.6.2017

Online on

25.07.2017

Board

3.5.04

Decision date

8.6.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04N 7/26
H04N 7/32
H04N 7/46
H04N 7/50

Application no.

02738883.4

Keywords

Claims - clarity
Claims - main request, first to fifth auxiliary requests (no)
Amendments - extension beyond the content of the application as filed
Amendments - sixth auxiliary request (yes)
Inventive step - amended sixth auxiliary request (no)
Inventive step - seventh auxiliary request (yes)

Application title

Image encoder, image decoder, image encoding method, and image decoding method

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T224912.20170608

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 475.490K)
T 1102/13 () of 9.3.2017

Online on

25.07.2017

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

9.3.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

E02D 5/04

Application no.

06841463.0

Keywords

Ground for opposition under Article 100(a) EPC withdrawn in opposition proceedings - not admitted in the appeal proceedings
Late-filed documents
Inventive step - (yes)
Non-attendance at oral proceedings

Application title

SHEET PILE IN DOUBLE-T FORM

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T110213.20170309

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 468.938K)
T 2492/11 (Data transfer/NEC SOLUTION INNOVATORS) of 10.7.2017

Online on

24.07.2017

Board

3.5.06

Decision date

10.7.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 9/38

Application no.

08158739.6

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)

Application title

Data transfer system, data transfer method, host apparatus and image forming apparatus

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T249211.20170710

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 384.231K)
T 0299/12 (Testosterone transdermal formulation/STRAKAN) of 21.4.2017

Online on

24.07.2017

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

21.4.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 31/56
A61K 47/00
A61K 47/10
A61K 47/12

Application no.

04028426.7

Keywords

Admission: main, auxiliary request 1 (yes)
auxiliary request 2 (no)
Added matter: main, auxiliary request 1 (yes)

Application title

Penetration enhancing and irritation reducing systems comprising testosterone

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T029912.20170421

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 356.111K)
T 1006/12 (Drug holiday regimen/ZP HOLDING) of 19.1.2017

Online on

24.07.2017

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

19.1.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07K 14/575
C07K 14/605
A61K 38/26
A61P 3/10

Application no.

03762471.5

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)

Application title

GLP-1 and methods for treating diabetes

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T100612.20170119

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 396.075K)
T 1592/12 (Herceptin dosage regimen/GENENTECH) of 25.10.2016

Online on

24.07.2017

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

25.10.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 39/395
C07K 16/32

Application no.

00959423.5

Keywords

Sufficiency of disclosure - main (sole) request (no)

Application title

Dosages for treatment with anti-ErbB2 antibodies

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T159212.20161025

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 435.159K)
T 1949/12 () of 10.7.2017

Online on

24.07.2017

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

10.7.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01J 3/46

Application no.

08754622.2

Keywords

Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

METHOD FOR COLOR MATCHING

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T194912.20170710

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 330.315K)
T 2369/12 (Lawsonia intracellularis vaccination of young pigs/BOEHRINGER … of 17.3.2017

Online on

24.07.2017

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

17.3.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 39/02

Application no.

07797730.4

Keywords

Sufficiency of disclosure - (no)

Application title

Vaccination of Young Animals against Lawsonia Intracellularis Infections

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T236912.20170317

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 322.141K)
T 0486/13 () of 14.6.2017

Online on

24.07.2017

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

14.6.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F03D 11/04
F03D 11/00

Application no.

03816335.8

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)
Amendments - allowable (no)
Late-filed request

Application title

METHOD OF MOVING THE ROTATING MEANS OF A WIND TURBINE DURING TRANSPORTATION OR STAND STILL, NACELLE, AUXILIARY DEVICE, AND USE THEREOF

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T048613.20170614

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 449.580K)
T 1030/13 (PROCESS FOR PREPARING CUMENE/ INEOS PHENOL) of 6.12.2016

Online on

24.07.2017

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

6.12.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07C 15/085
C07C 2/86
C07C 39/04
C07C 31/10
C07C 29/145

Application no.

01919301.0

Keywords

Inventive step - obvious alternative

Application title

PROCESS FOR PREPARING CUMENE WHICH IS USED IN THE PREPARATION OF PHENOL

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T103013.20161206

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 340.848K)
T 0875/14 () of 5.7.2017

Online on

24.07.2017

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

5.7.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08G 65/00
C10M 107/34
C10M 173/02

Application no.

05741682.8

Keywords

Novelty - Main request, first and second auxiliary requests (no)
Late-filed auxiliary request - admitted (third auxiliary request: no)
Late-filed argument - admitted (fourth auxiliary request: no)

Application title

FUNCTIONAL FLUIDS CONTAINING ALKYLENE OXIDE COPOLYMERS HAVING LOW PULMONARY TOXICITY

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T087514.20170705

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 476.311K)
T 1876/14 () of 30.5.2017

Online on

24.07.2017

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

30.5.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C22C 21/10
C22F 1/053

Application no.

06734643.7

Keywords

-

Application title

AL-ZN-CU-MG ALUMINUM BASE ALLOYS AND METHODS OF MANUFACTURE AND USE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T187614.20170530

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 484.303K)
T 0488/16 (Dasatinib/BRISTOL-MYERS SQUIB) of 1.2.2017

Online on

24.07.2017

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

1.2.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 31/426
C07C 237/40
C07D 213/81
C07D 213/82
C07D 231/38
C07D 233/90
C07D 239/42
C07D 263/48
C07D 277/56
C07D 409/12
C07D 417/12

Application no.

00922102.9

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)
No plausible solution of the technical problem
Solution to less ambitiously defined problem obvious
Referral to the Enlarged Board of Appeal - (no)

Application title

CYCLIC PROTEIN TYROSINE KINASE INHIBITORS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T048816.20170201

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 673.863K)
T 0758/12 (Selecting psychotropic medications/MAYO FOUNDATION) of 4.7.2017

Online on

21.07.2017

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

4.7.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12Q 1/68

Application no.

07840663.4

Keywords

Main and auxiliary request - patentable invention (no)
Main and auxiliary request - Article 84 EPC (no)

Application title

METHODS FOR SELECTING MEDICATIONS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T075812.20170704

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 296.438K)
T 1153/12 () of 12.5.2017

Online on

21.07.2017

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

12.5.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G10L 19/00

Application no.

06769318.4

Keywords

Sufficiency of disclosure - (no)
Reimbursement of appeal fee - (no)

Application title

METHOD FOR PROCESSING AUDIO SIGNAL

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T115312.20170512

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 306.325K)
T 1897/12 (Schema evolution/ORACLE INTERNATIONAL) of 28.6.2017

Online on

21.07.2017

Board

3.5.07

Decision date

28.6.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 17/30

Application no.

04782033.7

Keywords

Inventive step - all requests (no)

Application title

In-place evolution of XML schemas in databases

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T189712.20170628

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 325.797K)
T 0941/13 () of 20.6.2017

Online on

21.07.2017

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

20.6.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A23L 1/29
A23L 1/30
A23L 1/305
A23L 1/308

Application no.

07747355.1

Keywords

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

Application title

Preterm formula

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T094113.20170620

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 435.179K)
T 1564/13 () of 19.5.2017

Online on

21.07.2017

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

19.5.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G03G 9/08
G03G 9/097
G03G 15/09

Application no.

03006475.2

Keywords

Added subject-matter (no)
Novelty (yes)
Inventive step (yes)

Application title

Use of a toner and developer for electrophotography, image-forming process cartridge, image-forming apparatus and image-forming process using the toner

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T156413.20170519

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 419.167K)
T 1671/13 () of 14.6.2017

Online on

21.07.2017

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

14.6.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C08G 69/26
G02B 1/04

Application no.

06007399.6

Keywords

Ladung zur mündlichen Verhandlung - Fernbleiben eines Beteiligten
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - nicht naheliegende Änderung

Application title

Transparente, amorphe Polyamidformmassen und deren Verwendung

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T167113.20170614

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 429.309K)
T 0287/14 () of 2.6.2017

Online on

21.07.2017

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

2.6.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08L 23/10

Application no.

03010871.6

Keywords

Main request - Amendments - undisclosed disclaimer - Allowable (no)
First to third auxiliary requests - Late filed - Article 13(1) RPBA - Not admitted
Fourth and fifth auxiliary requests - Late filed - Article 13(3) RPBA - Not admitted

Application title

Polyolefin composition

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T028714.20170602

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 388.894K)
T 2205/14 (Reinigungsanlage/BEKO) of 22.6.2017

Online on

21.07.2017

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

22.6.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B01D 53/86
B01J 23/889

Application no.

07847943.3

Keywords

Zulässigkeit geänderter Patentansprüche nach Regel 137(5) EPÜ (ja)
Änderungen - unzulässige Erweiterung (nein)
Patentansprüche - Klarheit
Patentansprüche - Hauptantrag (ja)
Neuheit - Hauptantrag (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - nicht naheliegende Kombination bekannter Merkmale

Application title

REINIGUNGSANLAGE FÜR GASE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T220514.20170622

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 295.262K)
T 0393/15 (Temperiertes Batteriesystem/LI-TEC) of 17.3.2017

Online on

21.07.2017

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

17.3.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

H01M 10/613
H01M 10/615
H01M 10/6555
H01M 10/6572

Application no.

10700718.9

Keywords

Antrag auf Umschreibung des Patents - eindeutiger Nachweis des Rechtsübergangs (nein)
Zulässigkeit der Beschwerde - Beschwerdebegründung ausschließlich gestützt auf Einwand unter Artikel 83 EPÜ, der erstinstanzlich nicht geltend gemacht worden war
Zulässigkeit der Beschwerde - Beschwerde hinreichend begründet (ja)
Zustimmung der Patentinhaberin zum Text des Patents (ja)
Ausreichende Offenbarung - (ja)
Verspätetes Vorbringen - Komplexität, Stand des Verfahrens, Verfahrensökonomie
Verspätetes Vorbringen - Beweismittel zugelassen (nein)
Verspätetes Vorbringen - Änderung des Vortrags basierend auf allgemeinem Fachwissen zugelassen (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)

Application title

TEMPERIERTES BATTERIESYSTEM II

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T039315.20170317

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 465.814K)
T 0165/12 () of 6.7.2017

Online on

19.07.2017

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

6.7.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06K 9/46
G06K 9/52

Application no.

08251770.7

Keywords

Claims - main request
Claims - support in the description (no)
Inventive step - auxiliary request (no)

Application title

Method and system for edge detection

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T016512.20170706

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 312.839K)
T 0302/13 () of 4.7.2017

Online on

19.07.2017

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

4.7.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F04D 17/12
F04D 29/62

Application no.

04797679.0

Keywords

Grounds for opposition - insufficiency of disclosure (no)

Application title

MULTISTAGE CENTRIFUGAL COMPRESSOR

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T030213.20170704

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 294.382K)
T 1936/13 (OLANZAPINE/Lesvi) of 27.6.2017

Online on

19.07.2017

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

27.6.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 9/32
A61K 31/551

Application no.

06841451.5

Keywords

Inventive step - main and auxiliary requests (no); bonus effect.

Application title

ORAL FORMULATION OF ANHYDROUS OLANZAPINE FORM I

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T193613.20170627

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 393.663K)
T 1049/11 (Multi layer record carrier/KONINKLIJKE PHILIPS) of 10.5.2017

Online on

18.07.2017

Board

3.5.07

Decision date

10.5.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G11B 7/00

Application no.

04737212.3

Keywords

Admissibility of appeal - (yes)
Claims - clarity after amendment (yes)
Claims - support in the description (yes)
Sufficiency of disclosure - (yes)
Remittal to the department of first instance - (yes)

Application title

Method of recording information on a multi layer record carrier, and device for recording on a dual layer record carrier

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T104911.20170510

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 407.032K)
T 1138/12 () of 9.5.2017

Online on

18.07.2017

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

9.5.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F01D 5/28
C23C 30/00
G01N 1/00

Application no.

06002582.2

Keywords

Neuheit - Hauptantrag und Hilfsantrag 1 (nein)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hilfsantrag 3 und 6 (nein)
Spät eingereichte Hilfsanträge 4 und 5
Spät eingereichte Hilfsanträge - Verfahrensökonomie
Spät eingereichte Hilfsanträge - zugelassen (nein)
Spät eingereichte Hilfsanträge - Antrag eindeutig gewährbar (nein)
Rückzahlung der Beschwerdegebühr - (nein)
Rückzahlung der Beschwerdegebühr - wesentlicher Verfahrensmangel (nein)
Parteistellung Einsprechende

Application title

Verfahren zum Herstellen einer Beschichtungsprobe

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T113812.20170509

Distribution

B

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 529.940K)
T 1147/12 () of 23.6.2017

Online on

18.07.2017

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

23.6.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G10L 19/14

Application no.

10180379.9

Keywords

Late-filed request - request clearly allowable (no)
Late-filed request - admitted (no)

Application title

Speech encoding method and system

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T114712.20170623

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 332.517K)
T 1638/12 () of 21.6.2017

Online on

18.07.2017

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

21.6.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01H 47/00

Application no.

01952690.4

Keywords

Late-filed document - admitted (yes)
Novelty - (no)

Application title

Self-powered switching device

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T163812.20170621

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 306.184K)
T 2055/12 (Amyloidogenic disease/JANSSEN) of 1.12.2016

Online on

18.07.2017

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

1.12.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 39/00
A61K 39/39
A61P 25/28

Application no.

06075704.4

Keywords

"sufficiency of disclosure - all claim requests (no)"

Application title

Prevention and treatment of amyloidogenic disease

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T205512.20161201

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 397.334K)
T 0574/13 (Nombre de Péclet liquide/IFP-ENI) of 13.5.2016

Online on

18.07.2017

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

13.5.2016

Proc. language

FR

IPC

C10G 2/00

Application no.

01909933.2

Keywords

Recevabilité de certains documents produits en appel (oui)
Possibilité d'exécuter l'invention - exposé de l'invention permettant sa mise en œuvre (oui)
Renvoi à la première instance - (oui)

Application title

PROCEDE DE PRODUCTION D'HYDROCARBURES A PARTIR DE GAZ DE SYNTHESE DANS UN REACTEUR TRIPHASIQUE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T057413.20160513

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 609.208K)
T 2093/15 () of 7.4.2017

Online on

18.07.2017

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

7.4.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04R 3/00

Application no.

10151410.7

Keywords

Sufficiency of disclosure - (no)

Application title

Passive group delay beam forming

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T209315.20170407

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 294.558K)
T 2346/11 () of 9.6.2017

Online on

17.07.2017

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

9.6.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G10L 19/14

Application no.

09152356.3

Keywords

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

Application title

Gain smoothing for speech coding

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T234611.20170609

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 337.989K)
T 2484/11 () of 21.6.2017

Online on

17.07.2017

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

21.6.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G10L 19/14

Application no.

09152357.1

Keywords

Late-filed request - request clearly allowable (no)
Late-filed request - admitted (no)

Application title

Adaptive codebook gain control for speech coding

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T248411.20170621

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 331.351K)
T 0937/12 () of 6.7.2017

Online on

17.07.2017

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

6.7.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01L 33/00

Application no.

07254673.2

Keywords

Amendments - extension beyond the content of the application as filed (no)
Claims - clarity (yes)
Remittal to the department of first instance - (yes)

Application title

Light emitting device and method for manufacturing the same

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T093712.20170706

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 329.899K)
T 0969/12 (Access control/ORACLE) of 21.6.2017

Online on

17.07.2017

Board

3.5.06

Decision date

21.6.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 9/46

Application no.

00908421.1

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)

Application title

ENTITLEMENT MANAGEMENT AND ACCESS CONTROL SYSTEM

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T096912.20170621

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 336.303K)
T 1825/12 (Active immunisation in treating amyloidogenic disease/JANSSEN) of 24.11.2016

Online on

17.07.2017

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

24.11.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 39/00
A61K 39/39
A61P 25/28

Application no.

06075479.3

Keywords

Sufficiency of disclosure - all claim requests (no)

Application title

Prevention and treatment of amyloidogenic disease

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T182512.20161124

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 374.792K)
T 0080/13 (Fadenalgen/SÖLL GMBH) of 28.6.2017

Online on

17.07.2017

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

28.6.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C02F 1/50
A01K 61/00
A01N 1/00
C02F 103/20
C02F 1/72
C02F 1/66

Application no.

06805377.6

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Aufgabe-Lösungs-Ansatz
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (nein)

Application title

ZUSAMMENSETZUNG ZUR VERNICHTUNG VON FADENALGEN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T008013.20170628

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 364.068K)
T 2440/13 (Rituximab/BIOGEN) of 20.9.2016

Online on

17.07.2017

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

20.9.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 39/395

Application no.

05022104.3

Keywords

Main request, auxiliary requests 1 to 3: amendments - allowable (no)

Application title

Chimeric anti-CD20 antibody, rituxan, for use in the treatment of chronic lymphocytic leukemia

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T244013.20160920

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 416.613K)
T 1179/14 (Reducing security risk/KASPERSKY) of 20.6.2017

Online on

17.07.2017

Board

3.5.06

Decision date

20.6.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 21/00

Application no.

12164389.4

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)

Application title

System and method for reducing security risk in computer network

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T117914.20170620

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 322.712K)
T 0026/17 () of 12.7.2017

Online on

17.07.2017

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

12.7.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F02N 3/02
F16F 15/121
F02N 5/02

Application no.

03808023.0

Keywords

-

Application title

RECOIL STARTER WITH DAMPER/BUFFERING SPRING

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T002617.20170712

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 222.689K)
T 1635/11 () of 2.6.2017

Online on

14.07.2017

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

2.6.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G10L 19/14

Application no.

09152359.7

Keywords

Late-filed request - request clearly allowable (no)
Late-filed request - admitted (no)

Application title

Open-loop pitch processing for speech coding

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T163511.20170602

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 315.125K)
T 1637/11 () of 7.6.2017

Online on

14.07.2017

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

7.6.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G10L 19/14

Application no.

09152360.5

Keywords

Late-filed request - request clearly allowable (no)
Late-filed request - admitted (no)

Application title

Selection of scalar quantization(SQ) and vector quantization (VQ) for speech coding

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T163711.20170607

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 332.222K)
T 0360/12 () of 30.5.2017

Online on

14.07.2017

Board

3.5.04

Decision date

30.5.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04N 5/445
H04N 5/765

Application no.

05077271.4

Keywords

Late-filed main request - admitted (yes)
Late-filed first auxiliary request - need for additional search (yes)
Late-filed second and third auxiliary requests - admitted (yes)
Main request - Amendments - added subject-matter (yes)
Inventive step - second and third auxiliary requests (no)

Application title

Electronic program guide with digital storage

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T036012.20170530

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 471.108K)
T 1055/13 (Two-wire field-mounted process device/ROSEMOUNT) of 7.6.2017

Online on

14.07.2017

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

7.6.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G05B 19/05

Application no.

01933150.3

Keywords

Added subject-matter (yes) - all requests

Application title

TWO-WIRE FIELD-MOUNTED PROCESS DEVICE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T105513.20170607

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 318.897K)
T 1360/14 () of 11.5.2017

Online on

14.07.2017

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

11.5.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B21D 13/04
E04C 2/08

Application no.

06121479.7

Keywords

Late-filed auxiliary requests - admitted (no)
Claims - clarity
Claims - auxiliary requests 1,2,3,4,7 (no)
Novelty - main request & auxiliary requests 5,6 (no)

Application title

Thin plate, method for manufacturing a thin plate, and apparatus for manufacturing a thin plate

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T136014.20170511

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 468.159K)
T 1535/14 () of 13.6.2017

Online on

14.07.2017

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

13.6.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F16D 65/56
F16D 55/00

Application no.

07104598.3

Keywords

Novelty - main request (no)
Inventive step - auxiliary request (yes)
Amendments - extension beyond the content of the application as filed (no)
Postponement of oral proceedings (no)

Application title

Disc brake

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T153514.20170613

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 315.316K)
T 1669/15 (SP3D promoter sequences/ENZA ZADEN) of 9.3.2017

Online on

14.07.2017

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

9.3.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12N 15/82
A01H 5/00

Application no.

07802565.7

Keywords

Grounds for opposition - subject-matter extends beyond content of earlier application (yes)

Application title

Promotor sequence and gene construct for increasing crop yield in tomato

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T166915.20170309

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 391.085K)
T 1634/11 () of 31.5.2017

Online on

13.07.2017

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

31.5.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G10L 19/14

Application no.

09152354.8

Keywords

Late-filed request - change of subject-matter
Late-filed request - request clearly allowable (no)
Late-filed request - admitted (no)

Application title

Codebook sharing for LSF quantization

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T163411.20170531

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 309.502K)
T 1151/12 () of 5.5.2017

Online on

13.07.2017

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

5.5.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G10L 19/00

Application no.

06769319.2

Keywords

Sufficiency of disclosure - (no)
Reimbursement of appeal fee - (no)

Application title

METHOD FOR GENERATING ENCODED AUDIO SIGNAL AMD METHOD FOR PROCESSING AUDIO SIGNAL

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T115112.20170505

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 325.367K)
T 1155/12 () of 17.5.2017

Online on

13.07.2017

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

17.5.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G10L 19/00

Application no.

06769309.3

Keywords

Sufficiency of disclosure - (no)
Late-filed auxiliary requests - admitted (no)

Application title

METHOD FOR GENERATING ENCODED AUDIO SIGNAL AND METHOD FOR PROCESSING AUDIO SIGNAL

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T115512.20170517

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 378.567K)
T 1266/12 () of 13.6.2017

Online on

13.07.2017

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

13.6.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B62M 25/04

Application no.

05016841.8

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)
Verspätetes Vorbringen nicht zugelassen

Application title

Verstelleinrichtung für Triggerschalter

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T126612.20170613

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 453.592K)
T 2416/12 (Search engine/YAHOO) of 10.7.2017

Online on

13.07.2017

Board

3.5.07

Decision date

10.7.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 17/30

Application no.

99932529.3

Keywords

Novelty - main request (yes)
Claims - clarity
Claims - main request (yes)
Amendments - added subject-matter (no)
Remittal to the department of first instance (yes)

Application title

Search engine using sales and revenue to weight search results

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T241612.20170710

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 346.963K)
T 2241/13 (Soybean resistance pathogens/MONSANTO) of 1.6.2017

Online on

13.07.2017

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

1.6.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12Q 1/68

Application no.

07867133.6

Keywords

Main request and seventh auxiliary request - admitted into the appeal proceedings (yes)
Main request - added subject-matter (yes)
Seventh auxiliary request - inventive step (no)

Application title

A METHOD TO IDENTIFY DISEASE RESISTANT QUANTITATIVE TRAIT LOCI IN SOYBEAN AND COMPOSITIONS THEREOF

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T224113.20170601

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 393.266K)
T 0046/15 () of 9.6.2017

Online on

13.07.2017

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

9.6.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F02C 7/36
F04D 25/02
F16D 33/10
F16H 61/14
F16H 45/02
F16H 47/08

Application no.

06007844.1

Keywords

Amendments - allowable (no)
Divisional application - subject-matter extends beyond content of earlier application (yes)

Application title

Compressor starting torque converter

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T004615.20170609

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 305.614K)
T 0125/15 (WATER-SOLUBLE FILMS COMPRISING LOW-VISCOSITY ALGINATES/Uppsalagruppen … of 11.5.2017

Online on

13.07.2017

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

11.5.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 47/36
A61K 9/70
A61P 25/34
A61P 29/00
A61K 36/03

Application no.

06844046.0

Keywords

Amendments - Yes
Clarity of the term "water-soluble" - Yes
Novelty - Yes

Application title

WATER-SOLUBLE FILMS COMPRISING LOW-VISCOSITY ALGINATES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T012515.20170511

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 288.496K)
T 0985/15 (Metadata generation tool/SONY) of 19.6.2017

Online on

13.07.2017

Board

3.5.07

Decision date

19.6.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G11B 27/028
G11B 27/032
H04N 5/765

Application no.

00310327.2

Keywords

Admissibility of appeal - appeal sufficiently substantiated (yes)
Inventive step - all requests (no)

Application title

Method of generating audio and/or video signals and apparatus therefore

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T098515.20170619

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 358.292K)
T 0095/17 (Missing statement of grounds/ELSEVIER) of 7.7.2017

Online on

13.07.2017

Board

3.5.07

Decision date

7.7.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 17/30

Application no.

07250328.7

Keywords

Admissibility of appeal - missing statement of grounds

Application title

Systems and methods for saving and applying user-specified file naming conventions

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T009517.20170707

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 227.916K)
J 0013/14 () of 13.12.2016

Online on

12.07.2017

Board

3.1.01

Decision date

13.12.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

-

Application no.

-

Keywords

Application filed in the language of the earlier application (no) - translation required or admissible (no) - correction of inadmissible language (no) - amendment of inadmissible language (no) - application treated as divisional application (no)

Application title

-

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:J001314.20161213

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 528.279K)
T 1783/12 () of 12.5.2017

Online on

12.07.2017

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

12.5.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A61B 17/00
A61B 17/12

Application no.

07723515.8

Keywords

Zulässigkeit der Beschwerde (nein)

Application title

OCCLUSIONSINSTRUMENT UND VERFAHREN ZU DESSEN HERSTELLUNG

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T178312.20170512

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 304.463K)
T 0100/14 () of 29.6.2017

Online on

12.07.2017

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

29.6.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08F 297/08
C08L 23/14
C08F 2/34
C08F 2/00
C08F 210/06

Application no.

06725255.1

Keywords

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

Application title

PROPYLENE POLYMER COMPOSITION FOR THERMOFORMING

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T010014.20170629

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 342.338K)
T 2150/12 () of 13.6.2017

Online on

11.07.2017

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

13.6.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01L 29/06

Application no.

04700653.1

Keywords

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

Application title

EDGE RING TERMINATION FOR SILICON CARBIDE DEVICES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T215012.20170613

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 336.959K)
T 1786/14 (Wertdokument/Giesecke & Devrient) of 28.6.2017

Online on

11.07.2017

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

28.6.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

D21H 21/48
B42D 15/00
G06K 19/14

Application no.

99932413.0

Keywords

Spät eingereichter Antrag - Rechtfertigung für späte Vorlage (ja)
Änderungen - Erweiterung über den Inhalt der Anmeldung in der eingereichten Fassung hinaus (nein)
Patentansprüche - Klarheit
Patentansprüche - Hauptantrag (nein)

Application title

WERTDOKUMENT

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T178614.20170628

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 354.291K)
T 0754/15 () of 13.6.2017

Online on

11.07.2017

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

13.6.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B66F 17/00
B66F 9/22

Application no.

09159498.6

Keywords

Inventive step (yes)

Application title

A load weight measuring device for a multi-stage mast forklift truck

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T075415.20170613

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 264.045K)
T 1738/15 (Providing touch lists/APPLE) of 29.6.2017

Online on

11.07.2017

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

29.6.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 3/048
G06F 17/30

Application no.

11184223.3

Keywords

Added subject-matter - (no, after amendment)
Clarity - (yes, after amendment)
Remittal to the first instance for further prosecution - (yes)

Application title

Touch event model programming interface

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T173815.20170629

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 301.302K)
T 1739/15 (Receiving touch lists/APPLE) of 5.7.2017

Online on

11.07.2017

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

5.7.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 3/048
G06F 17/30

Application no.

11184224.1

Keywords

Added subject-matter - (no, after amendment)
Clarity - (yes, after amendment)
Remittal to the first instance for further prosecution - (yes)

Application title

Touch event model programming interface

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T173915.20170705

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 268.963K)
T 0696/16 () of 30.5.2017

Online on

11.07.2017

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

30.5.2017

Proc. language

FR

IPC

A47J 31/36

Application no.

10752395.3

Keywords

Recevabilité du recours - recours suffisamment motivé (oui)
Modifications - extension au-delà du contenu de la demande telle que déposée (non)
Possibilité d'exécuter l'invention - (oui)
Nouveauté - (oui)
Activité inventive - (oui)
Document produit tardivement - recevable (oui)

Application title

DISPOSITIF POUR LA PRÉPARATION D'UNE BOISSON EXTRAITE À PARTIR D'UNE CAPSULE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T069616.20170530

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 413.042K)
T 0553/89 () of 10.9.1990

Online on

11.07.2017

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

10.9.1990

Proc. language

FR

IPC

G01B 5/00

Application no.

83401842.6

Keywords

Inventive step
Activité inventive oui

Application title

Dispositif pour le contrôle de la position de la tête des amortisseurs de la suspension avant d'un véhicule

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:1990:T055389.19900910

Distribution

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 551.439K)
T 0603/12 () of 12.6.2017

Online on

10.07.2017

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

12.6.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H05B 41/295

Application no.

07397003.0

Keywords

Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

Electronic ballast for fluorescent lamp

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T060312.20170612

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 312.236K)
T 1154/12 (Extrudable hydraulic composition/SHIN-ETSU) of 24.3.2017

Online on

10.07.2017

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

24.3.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C04B 24/38
C04B 28/02

Application no.

03251442.4

Keywords

Request to reject as inadmissible a claim request filed with the grounds of appeal - rejected
Amendments - added subject-matter (no)
Sufficiency of disclosure - (yes)
Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

Admixture and extrudable hydraulic composition

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T115412.20170324

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 387.726K)
T 1760/12 () of 30.3.2017

Online on

10.07.2017

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

30.3.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61M 1/36

Application no.

00904283.9

Keywords

Late-filed auxiliary request - admitted (yes)
Amendments - extension beyond the content of the application as filed (no) - extension of protection of the patent (no)
Claim - clarity (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

Apparatus for dialysis with blood-warmer

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T176012.20170330

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 603.688K)
T 2582/12 () of 7.6.2017

Online on

10.07.2017

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

7.6.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G07B 17/00

Application no.

03029883.0

Keywords

Amendments - shift of scope of protection (yes)

Application title

System for tracking mailpieces

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T258212.20170607

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 265.175K)
T 0388/13 () of 11.5.2017

Online on

10.07.2017

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

11.5.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B66B 11/08

Application no.

00980037.6

Keywords

Late-filed document - admitted (yes)
Remittal to the department of first instance - (yes)

Application title

HOIST FOR ELEVATOR

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T038813.20170511

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 370.278K)
T 0662/13 () of 18.5.2017

Online on

10.07.2017

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

18.5.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61F 13/534
A61F 13/539

Application no.

05000392.0

Keywords

Sufficiency of disclosure - (no)

Application title

End seal for an absorbent core

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T066213.20170518

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 315.729K)
T 0740/13 () of 25.4.2017

Online on

10.07.2017

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

25.4.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B66F 9/24

Application no.

06008814.3

Keywords

Neuheit - (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)

Application title

Flurförderzeug mit einer elektrischen Steuerungseinheit

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T074013.20170425

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 338.681K)
T 1535/13 () of 3.7.2017

Online on

10.07.2017

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

3.7.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61F 13/84
D04H 1/42
D04H 1/54
D01F 1/10
A61F 13/532
A61F 13/534
A61F 13/535
A61F 13/533
A61F 13/15
A61F 13/536
A61F 13/53

Application no.

02794326.5

Keywords

Basis of decision - text or agreement to text withdrawn by patent proprietor
Basis of decision - patent revoked
Examination of the opposition - revocation of the patent at request of the patent proprietor

Application title

ABSORBENT ARTICLE WITH STABILIZED ABSORBENT STRUCTURE HAVING NON-UNIFORM LATERAL COMPRESSION STIFFNESS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T153513.20170703

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 243.925K)
T 1634/13 () of 25.4.2017

Online on

10.07.2017

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

25.4.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B23K 35/26

Application no.

01400534.2

Keywords

Grounds for opposition - added subject-matter (no)
Grounds for opposition - insufficiency of disclosure (no)
Novelty - (yes)
Novelty - selection from a range
Inventive step - after amendment
Inventive step - (yes)
Inventive step - auxiliary request (yes)
Claims - clarity
Claims - auxiliary request (yes)
Amendments - allowable (yes)

Application title

Use of silver in a lead-free solder paste

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T163413.20170425

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 506.449K)
T 0742/14 () of 25.4.2017

Online on

10.07.2017

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

25.4.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B32B 27/36
B32B 27/08
B32B 27/30
B32B 17/10

Application no.

01107640.3

Keywords

Anspruchsauslegung - Bedeutung der Formulierung "Gegenstand aus einem Material" (vorliegend "Innenschicht aus einem transparenten Kunststoff") (siehe Punkt 1.5.2)
Neuheit

Application title

Transparenter Mehrschicht-Verbund

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T074214.20170425

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 382.921K)
T 2203/14 (Corrosion resistant part/Shimano) of 17.5.2017

Online on

10.07.2017

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

17.5.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C25D 11/04
C25D 11/20
C09D 5/44
C25D 11/18

Application no.

04028690.8

Keywords

Grounds for opposition - added subject-matter (yes)
Late-filed request - admitted (no)

Application title

Corrosion resistant part and method for manufacturing same

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T220314.20170517

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 352.340K)
T 1034/15 (Sliding window/ASAHI GLASS) of 31.5.2017

Online on

10.07.2017

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

31.5.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C03C 17/00
C03C 23/00
B32B 17/10
C03B 37/04
C03B 27/004
C03B 27/044
C03B 27/04

Application no.

01128417.1

Keywords

Sufficiency of disclosure - enabling disclosure (no)

Application title

Laminated glass and glass plate used for producing it

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T103415.20170531

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 360.463K)
T 1454/16 () of 8.6.2017

Online on

10.07.2017

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

8.6.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 9/00
A61K 31/00
A61K 31/42
A61K 45/06
A61P 31/02

Application no.

11175483.4

Keywords

Amended request - accepted (yes)
Divisional application - subject-matter extends beyond content of earlier application (no, after amendment)
Appeal decision - remittal to the department of first instance (yes)

Application title

Methods of reducing microbial contamination

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T145416.20170608

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 288.752K)
T 2165/11 (Secure messaging/SECURENVOY) of 17.5.2017

Online on

07.07.2017

Board

3.5.06

Decision date

17.5.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 1/00

Application no.

03254769.7

Keywords

Inventive step - after amendment

Application title

Secure messaging

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T216511.20170517

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 465.266K)
T 0063/13 () of 3.5.2017

Online on

07.07.2017

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

3.5.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A01B 45/02
A01D 34/04

Application no.

06011824.7

Keywords

Neuheit - (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)
Spät eingereichte Beweismittel - Änderungen nach Anberaumung der mündlichen Verhandlung

Application title

Fahrzeug

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T006313.20170503

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 387.530K)
T 0296/13 () of 9.6.2017

Online on

07.07.2017

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

9.6.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A01J 5/08
B08B 9/00
F16K 7/17
A01J 7/04
A01J 7/02

Application no.

04768874.2

Keywords

Novelty - main request (yes)
Inventive step - main request (yes)

Application title

MILKING EQUIPMENT AND METHOD

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T029613.20170609

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 410.737K)
T 1503/13 () of 4.7.2017

Online on

07.07.2017

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

4.7.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01F 23/00

Application no.

08770011.8

Keywords

Admissibility of amended claims under Rule 137(5) EPC - yes
Novelty and inventive step
Novelty - yes

Application title

DISTRIBUTED MONITORING AND CONTROL FLUID HANDLING SYSTEM

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T150313.20170704

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 377.354K)
T 1635/13 () of 21.6.2017

Online on

07.07.2017

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

21.6.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08F 20/06
A61L 15/00

Application no.

02805022.7

Keywords

Amendments - allowable (no) (Main Request, Auxiliary Requests I-XI)
Late-filed auxiliary requests - admitted (no)
Objection pursuant to Rule 106 EPC- dismissed

Application title

ACRYLIC ACID COMPOSITION AND ITS PRODUCTION PROCESS, AND PROCESS FOR PRODUCING WATER-ABSORBENT RESIN USING THIS ACRYLIC ACID COMPOSITION, AND WATER-ABSORBENT RESIN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T163513.20170621

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 407.049K)
T 2092/13 () of 22.6.2017

Online on

07.07.2017

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

22.6.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01B 11/06
G01B 21/08

Application no.

09000629.7

Keywords

Substantial procedural violation (yes)
Remittal to the department of first instance and reimbursement of the appeal fee (yes)

Application title

Measurement of hot container wall thickness

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T209213.20170622

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 323.961K)
T 0748/14 () of 16.5.2017

Online on

07.07.2017

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

16.5.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F41H 5/04

Application no.

06003154.9

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)

Application title

Armour plate with spall layers

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T074814.20170516

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 301.802K)
T 0036/15 () of 4.4.2017

Online on

07.07.2017

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

4.4.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F28G 13/00
F23J 1/00

Application no.

04030137.6

Keywords

-

Application title

Vorrichtung zur Reinigung von Verschmutzungen in Wärmetauschern, Abhitzekesseln und Brennkammern

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T003615.20170404

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 353.771K)
T 0090/17 () of 4.7.2017

Online on

07.07.2017

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

4.7.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A01N 57/20

Application no.

10010489.2

Keywords

Zulässigkeit der Beschwerde - Beschwerdebegründung (nicht eingelegt)

Application title

Herbizide Mittel für tolerante oder resistente Maiskulturen

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T009017.20170704

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 224.753K)
T 0717/12 () of 30.5.2017

Online on

06.07.2017

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

30.5.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G07D 7/12

Application no.

07724161.0

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hauptantrag (ja)

Application title

VORRICHTUNG UND VERFAHREN ZUR OPTISCHEN UNTERSUCHUNG VON WERTDOKUMENTEN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T071712.20170530

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 369.577K)
T 1418/12 () of 28.6.2017

Online on

06.07.2017

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

28.6.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H03B 5/06
H03B 5/36

Application no.

05712098.2

Keywords

Inventive step - (yes)
Inventive step - could-would approach

Application title

A Method and Apparatus for Reducing the Start Time of a VCXO

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T141812.20170628

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 295.757K)
T 1543/15 () of 26.6.2017

Online on

06.07.2017

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

26.6.2017

Proc. language

FR

IPC

C08J 7/18
C09D 11/00

Application no.

09290970.4

Keywords

Activité inventive - (oui)

Application title

Composition de vernis pour substrat imprimé par jet d'encre

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T154315.20170626

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 322.797K)
T 2465/09 (Tracking of assets/SPECTRUM TRACKING SYSTEMS) of 1.6.2017

Online on

05.07.2017

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

1.6.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06Q 10/00
G01S 5/00
G01S 1/00

Application no.

04814127.9

Keywords

Novelty - (yes)
Novelty - combination of passages related to different disclosures not permissible
Inventive step - (no)

Application title

METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR PROVIDING TRACKING SERVICES TO LOCATE AN ASSET

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T246509.20170601

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 336.737K)
T 0344/12 () of 17.3.2017

Online on

05.07.2017

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

17.3.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B42D 15/00
B41M 3/10

Application no.

06706763.7

Keywords

Zulässigkeit der Anträge (ja)
Neuheit (alle Anträge: ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit (alle Anträge: nein)

Application title

Datenträger mit Halbtonbild

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T034412.20170317

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 562.021K)
T 1401/12 () of 12.5.2017

Online on

05.07.2017

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

12.5.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A47L 9/02

Application no.

01918149.4

Keywords

Admission of main- and aux. requests 1-4 (yes)
Added subject-matter - main- and aux. requests 1-3 (yes)
Added subject-matter - aux. request 4 (no)
Sufficiency of disclosure - aux. request 4 (yes)
Novelty and Inventive step of claim 1 of aux. request 4 (yes)

Application title

VACUUM CLEANER NOZZLE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T140112.20170512

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 1.889M)
T 0903/13 (Conditional access to encrypted content data/SONY) of 18.5.2017

Online on

05.07.2017

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

18.5.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04L 9/00

Application no.

04717990.8

Keywords

Inventive step - after amendment

Application title

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR PROTECTING THE TRANSFER OF DATA

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T090313.20170518

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 269.056K)
T 1126/13 (Message processing/SAP) of 28.6.2017

Online on

05.07.2017

Board

3.5.06

Decision date

28.6.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 9/54

Application no.

07022874.7

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)

Application title

Message processing using queues

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T112613.20170628

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 288.534K)
T 0973/14 () of 29.6.2017

Online on

05.07.2017

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

29.6.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01N 31/10
C10G 11/18
B01J 8/24

Application no.

02727601.3

Keywords

Novelty and inventive step
Novelty - (yes, amended claims)

Application title

PROCESS FOR SMALL-SCALE TESTING OF FCC CATALYSTS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T097314.20170629

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 392.768K)
T 2317/14 (Verfahren zur NOX und N2O-Verringerung/ThyssenKrupp) of 22.5.2017

Online on

05.07.2017

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

22.5.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B01D 53/86
B01J 8/04
B01J 8/02
B01J 19/30
B01J 29/06

Application no.

03735591.4

Keywords

Spät eingereichter Antrag - zugelassen (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)

Application title

VERFAHREN UND VORRICHTUNG ZUR VERRINGERUNG DES GEHALTS AN NOX UND N2O IN GASEN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T231714.20170522

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 467.249K)
T 0360/15 () of 17.5.2017

Online on

05.07.2017

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

17.5.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B63H 5/16

Application no.

10164448.2

Keywords

Inventive step (no)
Admission of new requests (no)

Application title

Ducted pre-swirl stator assembly

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T036015.20170517

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 280.522K)
T 0954/15 () of 1.6.2017

Online on

05.07.2017

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

1.6.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C09J 7/04
D04H 3/04

Application no.

08152261.7

Keywords

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

Application title

Handeinreißbares Gewebe-Klebeband

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T095415.20170601

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 381.172K)
T 1085/15 () of 1.6.2017

Online on

05.07.2017

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

1.6.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B64C 25/24
F16H 25/24

Application no.

09251807.5

Keywords

Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

Actuator

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T108515.20170601

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 358.897K)
T 1434/15 (Honycomb filter with large and small volume cells/IBIDEN) of 11.5.2017

Online on

05.07.2017

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

11.5.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B01D 46/24

Application no.

10156322.9

Keywords

Admissibility of appeal - appeal sufficiently substantiated (yes)
Main request - admitted (yes)
Amendments - main request
Amendments - added subject-matter (yes)
Late-filed auxiliary requests - admitted (no)

Application title

Honeycomb filter

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T143415.20170511

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 395.640K)
T 1737/15 (Conveying touch lists/APPLE) of 20.6.2017

Online on

05.07.2017

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

20.6.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 3/048
G06F 17/30

Application no.

11184222.5

Keywords

Added subject-matter - (no, after amendment)
Clarity - (yes, after amendment)
Remittal to the first instance for further prosecution - (yes)

Application title

Touch event model programming interface

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T173715.20170620

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 265.366K)
T 0713/11 () of 22.11.2016

Online on

04.07.2017

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

22.11.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F16L 11/16

Application no.

02803337.1

Keywords

Late-filed requests
Late-filed request - incomplete substantiation (not admitted)

Application title

A flexible pipe with a tensile reinforcement

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T071311.20161122

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 347.591K)
T 1946/11 () of 26.1.2017

Online on

04.07.2017

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

26.1.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B41F 33/00

Application no.

05744028.1

Keywords

Neuheit - (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)

Application title

Inline-Messung und Regelung bei Druckmaschinen

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T194611.20170126

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 389.049K)
T 0578/12 () of 8.6.2017

Online on

04.07.2017

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

8.6.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G07F 7/08
G06Q 50/00
G06Q 90/00

Application no.

06790328.6

Keywords

Inventive step - all requests (no)

Application title

DISPENSING OF RESTRICTED GOODS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T057812.20170608

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 488.280K)
T 1778/12 () of 10.1.2017

Online on

04.07.2017

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

10.1.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B42D 15/10

Application no.

03767369.6

Keywords

Ausreichende Offenbarung - Ausführbarkeit (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)

Application title

Mehrschichtlaminat

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T177812.20170110

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 443.426K)
T 1996/12 (Medizinischer Schaum/CHEMISCHE FABRIK KREUSSLER & CO. GMBH) of 23.5.2017

Online on

04.07.2017

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

23.5.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B01F 13/00
B01F 5/04
B01F 3/04
B01F 3/20

Application no.

03001079.7

Keywords

Ausreichende Offenbarung - Ausführbarkeit (ja)
Neuheit - (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hauptantrag (nein)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hilfsantrag (ja)

Application title

Vorrichtung zur Erzeugung vom medizinischem Schaum

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T199612.20170523

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 376.206K)
T 2311/13 () of 17.5.2017

Online on

04.07.2017

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

17.5.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A61L 2/18
A01N 31/02
A01N 59/26

Application no.

06100915.5

Keywords

Hauptantrag und Hilfsanträge 1-6: erfinderische Tätigkeit (nein) - Verbesserung nicht glaubhaft - umformulierte Aufgabe - naheliegende Lösung
Hilfsantrag 7: Erweiterung über den Inhalt der Anmeldung in der eingereichten Fassung hinaus (nein), Erweiterung des Patentschutzes (nein)
Neuheit - (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - nicht naheliegende Alternative

Application title

Viruzides Desinfektionsmittel

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T231113.20170517

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 431.995K)
T 0498/14 () of 16.5.2017

Online on

04.07.2017

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

16.5.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B60C 25/138

Application no.

06005915.1

Keywords

Added subject-matter (no)
Sufficiency of disclosure (yes)
Inventive step (yes)
Admisssion of new request (yes)

Application title

Tool for automatically assembling or disassembling a tyre to/from a wheel rim

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T049814.20170516

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 369.307K)
T 1311/15 () of 9.3.2017

Online on

04.07.2017

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

9.3.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C09K 5/04

Application no.

09773598.9

Keywords

Grounds for opposition - insufficiency of disclosure (no)
Grounds for opposition - alleged effect not a feature of the claims
Appeal decision - remittal to the department of first instance (yes)

Application title

REFRIGERANT COMPOSITION COMPRISING 1,1,1,2-TETRAFLUOROETHANE (HFC134a) AND 2,3,3,3-TETRAFLUOROPROPENE (HFO1234yf)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T131115.20170309

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 302.878K)
T 1436/15 (NOx conversion rate after regeneration/IBIDEN) of 11.5.2017

Online on

04.07.2017

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

11.5.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B01D 46/24

Application no.

10156879.8

Keywords

Sufficiency of disclosure - main request (yes)
Inventive step - main request (yes)
Inventive step - improvement credible (yes)

Application title

Honeycomb filter

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T143615.20170511

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 342.605K)
T 0248/16 () of 31.3.2017

Online on

04.07.2017

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

31.3.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61Q 13/00
A61K 8/04
A61K 8/11
A61K 8/27
A61K 8/37
A61K 8/73
A61L 9/04
C11D 3/50
D06M 13/00

Application no.

01948261.1

Keywords

Admissibility of appeal - appeal sufficiently substantiated (yes)
Main and auxiliary requests 1 to 7: inventive step (no) - obvious alternative

Application title

FRAGRANCE COMPOSITIONS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T024816.20170331

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 382.216K)
T 0380/16 () of 12.4.2017

Online on

04.07.2017

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

12.4.2017

Proc. language

FR

IPC

B29C 53/38
B29C 65/40
B65D 35/00

Application no.

07826494.2

Keywords

Requête produite tardivement - recevable (non)
Document produit tardivement - recevable (non)
Nouveauté - suffisance de l'exposé (oui)
Nouveauté - requête subsidiaire (non)

Application title

Procédé et dispositif de soudage intérieur de tubes en matière plastique

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T038016.20170412

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 388.622K)
J 0007/16 () of 28.6.2017

Online on

03.07.2017

Board

3.1.01

Decision date

28.6.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

E05D 11/00
E06B 5/11

Application no.

11812841.2

Keywords

Interruption of proceedings (no)
Re-establishment of rights - time limit for filing notice of appeal
Re-establishment of rights - time limit for filing statement of grounds
Re-establishment of rights - time limit for paying renewal fee
Re-establishment of rights - all due care (yes)

Application title

DEVICE IN FITTINGS FOR WINDOWS AND DOORS FOR PREVENTING BURGLARY

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:J000716.20170628

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 362.037K)
J 0011/16 () of 22.3.2017

Online on

03.07.2017

Board

3.1.01

Decision date

22.3.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A47C 27/18
A47C 7/14
A47C 27/08
A47C 4/54
B60N 2/70

Application no.

10743328.6

Keywords

Retraction of withdrawal (no)

Application title

PNEUMATIC SEAT CUSHION SYSTEM

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:J001116.20170322

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 261.541K)
T 0632/12 (LDPC code parity-check matrix/GOOGLE TECHNOLOGY HOLDINGS) of 7.6.2017

Online on

03.07.2017

Board

3.5.07

Decision date

7.6.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H03M 13/11

Application no.

05778444.9

Keywords

Novelty - main request (no)
Amendments - first auxiliary request
Amendments - undisclosed disclaimer
Amendments - admitted (no)

Application title

Method and apparatus for encoding and decoding data

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T063212.20170607

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 412.086K)
T 0064/13 () of 17.5.2017

Online on

03.07.2017

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

17.5.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F03D 11/00

Application no.

02801864.6

Keywords

Änderungen - zulässig (nein)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit
Spät eingereichter Antrag - Antrag hätte bereits im erstinstanzlichen Verfahren vorgebracht werden können (ja)
Beschwerdeentscheidung - Zurückverweisung an die erste Instanz (nein)
Beweismittel - Beweiswürdigung
Beweismittel - ausreichende Beweiskraft (ja)

Application title

WINDENERGIEANLAGE MIT IM TURM VORMONTIERTEM STROMLEITUNGSMITTEL

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T006413.20170517

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 504.244K)
T 1449/13 () of 29.5.2017

Online on

03.07.2017

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

29.5.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B65D 75/58
B65D 77/04
B65D 83/08

Application no.

07735156.7

Keywords

Inventive step - main request (no)
Auxiliary request - admitted (yes)
Late-filed document - admitted (yes)
Remittal to the department of first instance - (yes)

Application title

PACKAGE FOR FOLDED ABSORBENT ARTICLES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T144913.20170529

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 376.955K)
T 1864/13 (PROCESS FOR PREPARING DIAMINODIPHENYLMETHANES / HUNTSMAN) of 5.5.2017

Online on

03.07.2017

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

5.5.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07C 209/78

Application no.

06807765.0

Keywords

Inventive step - main request and first auxiliary request (no)
Inventive step - second auxiliary request (yes)
Claims - clarity
Claims - second auxiliary request (yes)

Application title

PROCESS FOR PREPARING DIAMINODIPHENYLMETHANES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T186413.20170505

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 339.510K)
T 1448/15 () of 10.5.2017

Online on

03.07.2017

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

10.5.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B60T 17/00
F16L 55/02

Application no.

09765464.4

Keywords

Neuheit - Hauptantrag (nein)
Neuheit - Hilfsanträge 1 bis 3 (nein)
Änderungen - Hilfsantrag 4
Änderungen - Zwischenverallgemeinerung
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hilfsantrag 4a (ja)

Application title

GERÄUSCHDÄMPFER FÜR DRUCKLUFTSYSTEME VON FAHRZEUGEN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T144815.20170510

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 367.563K)
T 1796/15 () of 21.3.2017

Online on

03.07.2017

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

21.3.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01N 29/26
G01B 17/02

Application no.

03740766.5

Keywords

Novelty - main request (yes)
Inventive step in view of documents D2 and D13
Inventive step - main request (yes)
Remittal to the department of first instance - (yes)

Application title

A METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR ULTRASONICALLY INSPECTING THE INTEGRITY OF A TUBULAR

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T179615.20170321

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 562.245K)

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