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 2016

T 1321/11 (Authenticating an accessory/APPLE) of 4.8.2016

Online on

23.09.2016

Board

3.5.06

Decision date

4.8.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 21/00
G06F 21/20

Application no.

07812335.3

Keywords

Inventive step - after amendment

Application title

METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR AUTHENTICATING AN ACCESSORY

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T132111.20160804

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 335.501K)
T 1507/11 (Bryostatin with alpha-tocopherol/BRNI) of 4.8.2016

Online on

23.09.2016

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

4.8.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 31/365
A61K 31/355
A61P 25/28

Application no.

05784925.9

Keywords

Inventive step (no): obvious combination of active ingredients
Auxiliary request 4: admitted (no)

Application title

COMBINATIONS OF PKC ACTIVATORS AND PKC INHIBITORS FOR ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE TREATMENT AND COGNITIVE ENHANCEMENT

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T150711.20160804

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 416.871K)
T 1795/11 () of 30.6.2016

Online on

23.09.2016

Board

3.5.04

Decision date

30.6.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04N 5/775

Application no.

06019602.9

Keywords

Main request - patent granted on a divisional application - subject-matter extends beyond content of earlier application (yes)
First auxiliary request - amendments - broadening of claim (no)
First auxiliary request - sufficiency of disclosure (yes)
Remittal to the department of first instance (yes)

Application title

Multimedia time warping system

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T179511.20160630

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 440.466K)
T 0897/12 (Online-Diagnose/SEW) of 19.7.2016

Online on

23.09.2016

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

19.7.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G05B 19/042
G05B 19/418

Application no.

00116554.7

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hauptantrag und Hilfsanträge 1 bis 7 (nein)
Unzulässige Erweiterung - Hilfsantrag 7

Application title

Online-Diagnose für ein Diagnose-Gerät und Diagnose-Gerät

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T089712.20160719

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 375.798K)
T 0944/12 (Silver alloys for semi-reflective layer/TARGET TECHNOLOGY) of 14.6.2016

Online on

23.09.2016

Board

3.5.07

Decision date

14.6.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G11B 7/24
G11B 7/26

Application no.

04026812.0

Keywords

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

Application title

Metal alloys for the reflective or the semi-reflective layer of an optical storage medium

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T094412.20160614

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 574.541K)
T 0521/13 () of 19.9.2016

Online on

23.09.2016

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

19.9.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F21V 8/00

Application no.

02254949.7

Keywords

Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

Light delivery systems and applications thereof

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T052113.20160919

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 286.310K)
T 2277/14 (ABUSE RESISTANT AMPHETAMINE COMPOUNDS/Shire LLC) of 14.4.2016

Online on

23.09.2016

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

14.4.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 38/00
A61K 47/48
A61P 25/00

Application no.

04753925.9

Keywords

Main request - amendments (no)
Auxiliayr request 1 - amendments (no)
Auxiliary request 2 - amendments (yes)
Admission of objection under Article 84 EPC into the appeal proceedings (no)
Auxiliary request 2 - sufficiency of disclosure (yes)
Admission of a document into the proceedings (yes)
Auxiliary request 2 - novelty and inventive step (yes)

Application title

ABUSE RESISTANT AMPHETAMINE COMPOUNDS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T227714.20160414

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 656.514K)
T 0169/11 () of 30.8.2016

Online on

22.09.2016

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

30.8.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B23K 9/10

Application no.

04000826.0

Keywords

Inventive step - (yes)
Late-filed document - admitted (yes)

Application title

Electric arc welding system

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T016911.20160830

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 348.624K)
T 1513/11 (Photocatalytic concrete/ ITALCEMENTI SPA) of 25.7.2016

Online on

22.09.2016

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

25.7.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C04B 28/02
C04B 14/30
C04B 40/00

Application no.

05100826.6

Keywords

Novelty - (yes)
Novelty - novelty of use
Novelty - second (or further) non-medical use
Novelty - public prior use (no)
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

Architectural concrete comprising photocatalyst particles

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T151311.20160725

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 319.493K)
T 0057/12 () of 12.7.2016

Online on

22.09.2016

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

12.7.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A44B 18/00

Application no.

04006783.7

Keywords

Zulässigkeit des Hautpantrags (ja)
Änderungen - Hauptantrag
Änderungen - Erweiterung des Patentanspruchs (nein)
Änderungen - Klarheit (nein)
Zulässigkeit - Hilfsantrag 1 (nein) - Merkmal gestrichen - G1/99 erste Möglichkeit nicht ausgeschöpft
Zulässigkeit - Hilfsantrag 2 und 3 (nein) - Änderungen nicht zweifelsfrei offenbart

Application title

Verbundstoff für Klettverschlüsse, insbesondere Windelverschlüsse

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T005712.20160712

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 445.846K)
T 0125/12 (Host cells/STERRENBELD) of 13.5.2016

Online on

22.09.2016

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

13.5.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12P 21/02
C12N 15/19
C07K 14/505
C12N 5/06
C12N 15/63

Application no.

99971863.8

Keywords

Requirements of the EPC met (yes)

Application title

HOST CELLS EXPRESSING RECOMBINANT HUMAN ERYTHROPOIETIN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T012512.20160513

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 347.920K)
T 0423/12 (Fällungskieselsäure/EVONIK DEGUSSA GMBH) of 18.5.2016

Online on

22.09.2016

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

18.5.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C01B 33/193
C01B 33/18
C09C 1/30
B60C 1/00

Application no.

03784044.4

Keywords

Ausreichende Offenbarung - (ja)
Änderungen - unzulässige Erweiterung (nein)
Neuheit - (ja)
Neuheit - Hauptantrag (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)
Zurückverweisung an die erste Instanz - (nein)

Application title

HOCHDISPERSIBLE FÄLLUNGSKIESELSÄURE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T042312.20160518

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 395.289K)
T 1246/13 () of 12.7.2016

Online on

22.09.2016

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

12.7.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B05D 1/02
B05D 7/00
B05B 3/10
B05B 3/08

Application no.

05785733.6

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hauptantrag (ja)

Application title

VERFAHREN ZUR HERSTELLUNG VON VERBUNDELEMENTEN AUF DER BASIS VON SCHAUMSTOFFEN AUF ISOCYANATBASIS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T124613.20160712

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 314.697K)
T 2282/13 () of 15.9.2016

Online on

22.09.2016

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

15.9.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B22D 11/16
B22D 11/18

Application no.

10717648.9

Keywords

-

Application title

REGELVERFAHREN FÜR DEN GIESSSPIEGEL EINER STRANGGIESSKOKILLE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T228213.20160915

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 349.346K)
T 0141/14 (NOx selective reduction/UMICORE) of 25.5.2016

Online on

22.09.2016

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

25.5.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B01D 53/94
F01N 3/20

Application no.

01125186.5

Keywords

Main request - correction of error - not immediately evident that nothing else could have been intended - amendment not allowable
Sufficiency of disclosure - (yes)
Auxiliary request - inventive step (yes) - non-obvious alternative

Application title

Process and device for the selective catalytic reduction of nitrogen oxides in oxygen-rich exhaust gas

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T014114.20160525

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 397.427K)
T 1438/14 (Continuous closed circuit desalination/ Desalitech) of 28.7.2016

Online on

22.09.2016

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

28.7.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C02F 1/42

Application no.

05754582.4

Keywords

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

Application title

CONTINUOUS CLOSED-CIRCUIT DESALINATION APPARATUS WITHOUT CONTAINERS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T143814.20160728

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 365.283K)
T 1575/14 (UREA FOR SCR/CASALE S.A.) of 18.8.2016

Online on

22.09.2016

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

18.8.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B01D 53/79
B01D 53/90
C07C 273/16

Application no.

09802489.6

Keywords

Inventive step - all requests
Inventive step - obvious alternative
late-filed request - not admitted

Application title

PROCESS AND PLANT FOR THE PRODUCTION OF A UREA SOLUTION FOR USE IN AN SCR PROCESS FOR REDUCTION OF NOx

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T157514.20160818

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 340.914K)
T 1277/15 () of 30.8.2016

Online on

22.09.2016

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

30.8.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B65B 25/00

Application no.

10004445.2

Keywords

Teilanmeldung - unzulässige Erweiterung (nein)
Schwerwiegender Verfahrensmangel - (nein)
Mündliche Verhandlung - Niederschrift der mündlichen Verhandlung

Application title

Verfahren und Vorrichtung zum Verpacken kleinstückiger Artikel

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T127715.20160830

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 359.117K)
T 0550/12 () of 21.6.2016

Online on

21.09.2016

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

21.6.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A01M 7/00

Application no.

04725413.1

Keywords

Inventive step - main request (yes)

Application title

CROP SPRAYING APPARATUS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T055012.20160621

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 301.690K)
T 0823/12 (Glycosyl hydrolase/NOVOZYMES) of 23.8.2016

Online on

21.09.2016

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

23.8.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12N 9/24
C12N 15/56
C12N 15/11
A01K 67/027
C12N 5/10

Application no.

08756561.0

Keywords

Inventive step - obvious alternative

Application title

POLYPEPTIDES HAVING CELLULOLYTIC ENHANCING ACTIVITY AND POLYNUCLEOTIDES ENCODING SAME

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T082312.20160823

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 324.201K)
T 1600/12 (Prematurely ageing mouse models/ERASMUS MC) of 9.6.2016

Online on

21.09.2016

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

9.6.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01N 33/50

Application no.

05809080.4

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)

Application title

PREMATURELY AGEING MOUSE MODELS FOR THE ROLE OF DNA DAMAGE IN AGEING AND INTERVENTION IN AGEING-RELATED PATHOLOGY

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T160012.20160609

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 523.244K)
T 1242/06 (Tomatoes III/STATE OF ISRAEL) of 8.12.2015

Online on

20.09.2016

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

8.12.2015

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A01H 5/10
A01H 1/04

Application no.

00940724.8

Keywords

"Auxiliary request I - exception to patentability (no), sufficiency of disclosure, novelty, inventive step (yes)"

Application title

Method for breeding tomatoes having reduced water content and product of the method

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2015:T124206.20151208

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 509.428K)
T 0610/11 (Retraction of withdrawal of the appeal - (no)) of 8.9.2016

Online on

19.09.2016

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

8.9.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G10L 15/18

Application no.

06117047.8

Keywords

Correction of error - (no)

Application title

Methods and systems for natural language understanding using human knowledge and collected data

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T061011.20160908

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 309.105K)
T 1865/11 () of 9.6.2016

Online on

19.09.2016

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

9.6.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G02B 21/00

Application no.

99112488.4

Keywords

Zulassung eines neuen Dokuments, eingereicht mit der Beschwerdebegründung - (ja)
Zulassung geänderter Ansprüche, eingereicht mit der Beschwerdeerwiderung - (ja)
Zulässigkeit bzw. Berücksichtigung von Änderungen des Vorbringens der Beteiligten während der mündlichen Verhandlung: Neue Einwände (ja) - Neuer Einspruchsgrund und neue Argumentation zur erfinderischen Tätigkeit (nein)
Unzulässige Verallgemeinerung (nein)
Klarheit (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit (ja)

Application title

Verfahren und Anordnung zur konfokalen Mikroskopie

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T186511.20160609

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 539.002K)
T 2339/11 () of 18.8.2016

Online on

19.09.2016

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

18.8.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H03F 3/68

Application no.

04750107.7

Keywords

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

Application title

N-Way RF Power Amplifier Circuit with Increased Back-Off Capability and Power Added Efficiency Using Selected Phase Lengths and Output Impedances

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T233911.20160818

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 303.481K)
T 2554/11 () of 23.6.2016

Online on

19.09.2016

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

23.6.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A01J 5/017
A01J 5/007

Application no.

02076177.1

Keywords

Underpayment of appeal fee
Protection of legitimate expectations (yes)
Deemed filing of the appeal (yes)
Novelty - main and first auxiliary requests (no)
Admission of new auxiliary request 2 (no)

Application title

A construction for automatically milking animals

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T255411.20160623

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 397.102K)
T 2306/15 (Missing statement of grounds) of 8.9.2016

Online on

19.09.2016

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

8.9.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A47K 7/02
D04H 1/46

Application no.

05776940.8

Keywords

-

Application title

LOW BASIS WEIGHT WET WIPES WITH A PLEASING HAND

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T230615.20160908

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 222.293K)
T 0584/10 (Intuitive Navigations-Zieleingabe/BOSCH) of 7.7.2016

Online on

16.09.2016

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

7.7.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G06F 3/023

Application no.

01943062.8

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit mit Umformulierung der objektiven Aufgabe
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hauptantrag und Hilfsantrag 1 (nein)
Zulassung ins Beschwerdeverfahren - Hilfsantrag 2 (nein)

Application title

Verfahren zur Eingabe einer Zeichenfolge und Vorrichtung

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T058410.20160707

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 421.428K)
T 1142/10 () of 8.9.2016

Online on

16.09.2016

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

8.9.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

H05K 5/00
H05K 5/02
B60R 16/02

Application no.

96118001.5

Keywords

Neuheit - Hauptantrag (nein)
Neuheit - 1. Hilfsantrag (nein)
Neuheit - 2. Hilfsantrag (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - 2. Hilfsantrag (ja)
Änderungen zulässig
Änderungen - 2. Hilfsantrag (ja)

Application title

Gehäuse für eine elektrische Baugruppe

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T114210.20160908

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 392.771K)
T 2481/10 (Eye tracking display/GEC) of 25.7.2016

Online on

16.09.2016

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

25.7.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 19/00

Application no.

05256084.4

Keywords

Claims - clarity (yes)
Inventive step - after amendment

Application title

Method and apparatus for surgical operating room information display gaze detection and user prioritization for control

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T248110.20160725

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 265.980K)
T 1175/11 () of 15.3.2016

Online on

16.09.2016

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

15.3.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06K 19/14
G07D 7/12

Application no.

00110404.1

Keywords

Amendments - allowable (yes)
Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)
Reimbursement of appeal fee - (no)

Application title

Method, device and security system, all for authenticating a marking

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T117511.20160315

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 511.397K)
T 1180/11 () of 11.5.2016

Online on

16.09.2016

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

11.5.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01R 15/14

Application no.

03700988.3

Keywords

Claims - clarity (no)
Remittal to the department of first instance - (no)
Reimbursement of appeal fee - (no)

Application title

A MONITORING DEVICE FOR A MEDIUM VOLTAGE OVERHEAD LINE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T118011.20160511

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 300.573K)
T 2433/11 () of 13.9.2016

Online on

16.09.2016

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

13.9.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01H 33/66

Application no.

05077252.4

Keywords

Novelty - (no)
Novelty - main and first auxiliary requests
Inventive step - (no)
Inventive step - second auxilairy request

Application title

A medium-voltage vacuum circuit breaker and a related medium-voltage switchboard

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T243311.20160913

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 376.854K)
T 2448/11 (Uninterruptible co-processor/QUALCOMM) of 7.9.2016

Online on

16.09.2016

Board

3.5.06

Decision date

7.9.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 9/38

Application no.

03007418.1

Keywords

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

Application title

RISC processor supporting one or more uninterruptible co-processors

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T244811.20160907

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 284.415K)
T 0088/12 () of 11.8.2016

Online on

16.09.2016

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

11.8.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

D06F 39/00
D06F 39/08
D06F 39/12

Application no.

06757485.5

Keywords

Amendments - added subject-matter (yes)
Late-filed auxiliary requests - admitted (no)
Late-filed auxiliary requests - amendments after arrangement of oral proceedings
Late-filed auxiliary requests - requests clearly allowable (no)
Late-filed auxiliary requests - adjournment of oral proceedings would have been required (yes)

Application title

Drying machine

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T008812.20160811

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 495.033K)
T 0600/13 (Schwamm-Reiniger-Kit / HENKEL) of 3.5.2016

Online on

16.09.2016

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

3.5.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A47L 13/17
C11D 17/04

Application no.

05737767.3

Keywords

Zulässigkeit der erst im Beschwerdeverfahren zitierten Dokumente (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit (nein)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - naheliegende Alternative

Application title

Kit aus Schwamm und Reiniger

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T060013.20160503

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 375.119K)
T 0658/13 () of 12.7.2016

Online on

16.09.2016

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

12.7.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08L 23/06
C08F 10/00
C08F 210/02
C08L 101/00
F16L 9/12

Application no.

07757304.6

Keywords

Sufficiency of disclosure - (yes)

Application title

POLYETHYLENE COMPOSITIONS AND PIPE MADE FROM SAME

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T065813.20160712

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 362.946K)
T 1516/13 () of 29.6.2016

Online on

16.09.2016

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

29.6.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B64C 9/02
B64C 7/00

Application no.

06851632.7

Keywords

Amendments - added subject-matter (main request : yes)
Amendments - broadening of scope of protection (auxiliary request 1 : no)
Remittal to department of first instance (yes)

Application title

SEAL ASSEMBLIES FOR USE WITH DROOPED SPOILERS AND OTHER CONTROL SURFACES ON AIRCRAFT

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T151613.20160629

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 283.337K)
T 1612/13 (Titanium dioxide pigments / CRISTAL USA) of 21.1.2016

Online on

16.09.2016

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

21.1.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C09C 1/36

Application no.

02721170.5

Keywords

Novelty (yes)
Inventive step (yes) - improvement convincingly proven

Application title

Titanium dioxide pigments with improved gloss and/or durability

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T161213.20160121

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 505.819K)
T 1890/13 (Generation of security keys/ERICSSON) of 21.6.2016

Online on

16.09.2016

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

21.6.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04L 9/08
H04L 29/06
H04L 9/32
H04W 12/04

Application no.

08767152.5

Keywords

Sufficiency of disclosure - (yes)
Validity of priority claim - (yes)
Admission of document substantiated only at the oral proceedings before the board - (no)
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

Method and arrangement in a telecommunication system

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T189013.20160621

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 425.421K)
T 1784/14 () of 12.5.2016

Online on

16.09.2016

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

12.5.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A23L 1/236
C07H 3/04
C07H 15/04

Application no.

01932104.1

Keywords

Inventive step - (main request, no)
First to third auxiliary requests - not deemed to have been validly filed

Application title

SYRUP-CONTAINING COMPOSITIONS AND PROCESS FOR PRODUCING THE SAME

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T178414.20160512

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 326.722K)
T 1227/16 () of 12.9.2016

Online on

16.09.2016

Board

3.5.07

Decision date

12.9.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 17/28

Application no.

07873538.8

Keywords

Admissibility of appeal - missing statement of grounds

Application title

System and method for a cooperative conversational voice user interface

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T122716.20160912

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 221.430K)
T 2014/11 (Avionic switching system/EMBRAER) of 26.7.2016

Online on

15.09.2016

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

26.7.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04L 12/40
H04L 12/24
H03K 17/96

Application no.

09179354.7

Keywords

-

Application title

Switch usage for routing ethernet-based aircraft data buses in avionics systems

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T201411.20160726

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 307.130K)
T 0940/12 () of 13.7.2016

Online on

15.09.2016

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

13.7.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B23K 26/03

Application no.

99122600.2

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)

Application title

Verfahren und Vorrichtung zur Messung von Prozessparametern eines Materialbearbeitungsprozesses

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T094012.20160713

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 308.637K)
T 0598/13 () of 14.7.2016

Online on

15.09.2016

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

14.7.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 51/08

Application no.

05380116.3

Keywords

Evidence submitted in appeal proceedings
Evidence - admitted (yes)
Appeal decision - remittal to the department of first instance (yes)

Application title

Therapeutic human albumin solutions with low prekallicrein activator (PKA) activity and process for obtaining them

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T059813.20160714

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 447.869K)
T 1307/13 () of 13.6.2016

Online on

15.09.2016

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

13.6.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B61G 5/02
B61G 9/10

Application no.

04775361.1

Keywords

Novelty, inventive step (yes)
Availability to public (no)
Objection relating to validity of priority (late filed, not admitted)

Application title

COLLISION PROTECTION IN A COUPLER FOR RAIL-MOUNTED VEHICLES, AND A COUPLER EQUIPPED THEREWITH FOR PERMANENTLY CONNECTING TWO RAIL-MOUNTED VEHICLE UNITS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T130713.20160613

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 312.462K)
T 1473/11 () of 11.5.2016

Online on

14.09.2016

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

11.5.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01N 21/21
G01N 21/31
G01N 21/47

Application no.

06728193.1

Keywords

-

Application title

SPECTRAL IMAGING CAMERA AND APPLICATIONS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T147311.20160511

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 362.349K)
T 2177/11 () of 8.7.2016

Online on

14.09.2016

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

8.7.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01R 31/327

Application no.

06405173.3

Keywords

Statement of grounds of appeal - party's complete case (no)
Amendments - added subject-matter (no)
Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

System level testing for substation automation systems

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T217711.20160708

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 445.591K)
T 2413/10 (Database synchronization/NOKIA TECHNOLOGIES) of 23.5.2016

Online on

09.09.2016

Board

3.5.07

Decision date

23.5.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 17/30

Application no.

02716869.9

Keywords

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

Application title

Synchronization of database data

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T241310.20160523

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 373.694K)
T 1179/11 () of 30.6.2016

Online on

08.09.2016

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

30.6.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06K 7/00
G06K 7/08

Application no.

07251386.4

Keywords

Late-filed auxiliary requests - admitted (no)
Late-filed auxiliary requests - admitted (yes)
Claims - clarity (no)
Inventive step - (no)
Remittal to the department of first instance

Application title

Transponder detector for an RFID system generating a progression of detection signals

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T117911.20160630

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 433.351K)
T 2255/12 () of 31.5.2016

Online on

08.09.2016

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

31.5.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 9/36
A61K 38/46

Application no.

06778240.9

Keywords

Amendments - allowable (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

Controlled release pharmaceutical compositions for acid labile drugs

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T225512.20160531

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 484.203K)
T 2337/15 (ORAL CARE PRODUCT/Unilever PLC, Unilever N.V.) of 12.7.2016

Online on

08.09.2016

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

12.7.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 33/06
A61K 33/08
A61K 33/10
A61K 33/42
A61Q 11/00

Application no.

07866282.2

Keywords

Admissibility of appeal - missing statement of grounds

Application title

ORAL CARE PRODUCT

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T233715.20160712

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 223.327K)
T 0136/14 (Kolonne zur Herstellung von Acetalen / TICONA) of 29.4.2016

Online on

07.09.2016

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

29.4.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B01D 3/00
C07C 41/56
C07C 41/58
C07C 43/303

Application no.

05825969.8

Keywords

Neuheit: nein (beide Anträge)
Neuheit - beanspruchte Vorrichtung weist keine strukturellen Unterschiede zum Stand der Technik auf

Application title

Verfahren zur Herstellung von Acetalen

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T013614.20160429

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 363.059K)
T 0409/14 (Encapsulated liquid benefit agent laundry composition/UNILEVER) of 4.7.2016

Online on

07.09.2016

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

4.7.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C11D 3/50

Application no.

07723661.0

Keywords

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

Application title

LAUNDRY COMPOSITION WITH ENCAPSULATED LIQUID BENEFIT AGENT

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T040914.20160704

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 347.727K)
T 1747/14 () of 1.9.2016

Online on

07.09.2016

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

1.9.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G01F 1/72
G01F 15/02

Application no.

99102267.4

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)

Application title

Volumen- oder Massedurchflussmesser

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T174714.20160901

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 309.697K)
D 0006/15 () of 5.8.2015

Online on

06.09.2016

Board

DBA

Decision date

5.8.2015

Proc. language

FR

IPC

-

Application no.

-

Keywords

-

Application title

-

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2015:D000615.20150805

Distribution

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 23.580K)
D 0001/16 () of 8.8.2016

Online on

06.09.2016

Board

DBA

Decision date

8.8.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

-

Application no.

-

Keywords

-

Application title

-

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:D000116.20160808

Distribution

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 28.028K)
D 0002/16 () of 30.8.2016

Online on

06.09.2016

Board

DBA

Decision date

30.8.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

-

Application no.

-

Keywords

-

Application title

-

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:D000216.20160830

Distribution

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 25.596K)
D 0004/16 () of 30.8.2016

Online on

06.09.2016

Board

DBA

Decision date

30.8.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

-

Application no.

-

Keywords

-

Application title

-

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:D000416.20160830

Distribution

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 23.571K)
D 0013/16 () of 8.8.2016

Online on

06.09.2016

Board

DBA

Decision date

8.8.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

-

Application no.

-

Keywords

-

Application title

-

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:D001316.20160808

Distribution

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 28.690K)
T 1177/11 () of 24.6.2016

Online on

06.09.2016

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

24.6.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G06K 19/10

Application no.

06804794.3

Keywords

Änderungen - zulässig (ja)
Änderungen - beanspruchter Bereich aus einer Kombination eines expliziten Bereichs und eines impliziten Teilbereichs herleitbar

Application title

VERFAHREN ZUR HERSTELLUNG EINES DATENTRÄGERS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T117711.20160624

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 327.466K)
T 2277/11 () of 12.7.2016

Online on

06.09.2016

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

12.7.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G07F 7/10
G07F 19/00

Application no.

01201056.7

Keywords

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

Application title

Credit card system and method

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T227711.20160712

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 332.868K)
T 0087/12 (Purification of Factor VII/NOVO NORDISK HEALTH CARE AG) of 28.6.2016

Online on

06.09.2016

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

28.6.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12N 9/64
A61K 38/48

Application no.

04721468.9

Keywords

Amendments - allowable (no)

Application title

Method for the production of Factor VII polypeptides

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T008712.20160628

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 432.632K)
T 0876/13 () of 23.6.2016

Online on

06.09.2016

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

23.6.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 8/898
A61Q 5/00

Application no.

03258020.1

Keywords

Documents filed with the statement setting out the grounds of appeal - admitted (yes)
Remittal to the department of first instance (no)
Amendments - added subject-matter (no)
Novelty (yes)
Inventive step (yes)

Application title

Enhancing the colour perception of artificially coloured hair

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T087613.20160623

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 461.811K)
T 2018/12 (Hearing protector/SENSEAR) of 23.8.2016

Online on

05.09.2016

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

23.8.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04R 1/40
A61F 11/14
G10K 11/178

Application no.

05777947.2

Keywords

Inventive step (main and 5th auxiliary requests)
Inventive step - no
Admissibility (1st-4th, 6th and 7th auxiliary requests) - no

Application title

Apparatus and method for sound enhancement

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T201812.20160823

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 335.969K)
T 0690/13 () of 23.6.2016

Online on

05.09.2016

Board

3.5.04

Decision date

23.6.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06T 7/00

Application no.

02755135.7

Keywords

Inventive step - main and first auxiliary requests (no)
Support by the description - second auxiliary request (no)
Clarity - third auxiliary request (no)

Application title

EYE TRACKING SYSTEMS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T069013.20160623

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 408.590K)
T 0688/10 () of 29.6.2016

Online on

02.09.2016

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

29.6.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F15B 13/00

Application no.

99110225.2

Keywords

Zulässigkeit der Beschwerde - Identität und Rechtsstatus der Beschwerdeführerin (Voraussetzungen erfüllt)
Entgegenhaltung öffentlich zugänglich (ja)
Neuheit - Hauptantrag und Hilfsanträge 1-5 (nein)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hilfsantrag 6 (nein)

Application title

Steuereinrichtung für fluidbetätigte Verbraucher

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T068810.20160629

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 392.634K)
T 0022/12 (Spam classification/MICROSOFT) of 16.11.2015

Online on

02.09.2016

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

16.11.2015

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 17/60

Application no.

99930560.0

Keywords

Inventive step - mixture of technical and non-technical features
Inventive step - mathematical method
Inventive step - technical effect (no)

Application title

A TECHNIQUE WHICH UTILIZES A PROBABILISTIC CLASSIFIER TO DETECT "JUNK" E-MAIL

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2015:T002212.20151116

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 356.749K)
T 1206/13 (Low levels of lactic acid production in mammalian cell culture/WYETH … of 28.7.2016

Online on

02.09.2016

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

28.7.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12N 5/02

Application no.

04752591.0

Keywords

Main request - requirements of the EPC met (yes)

Application title

RESTRICTED GLUCOSE FEED FOR ANIMAL CELL CULTURE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T120613.20160728

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 492.333K)
T 0416/12 () of 14.6.2016

Online on

01.09.2016

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

14.6.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A24C 5/34
G01N 22/02

Application no.

03425029.0

Keywords

Inventive step - main request (no)
Late-filed auxiliary requests - admitted (no)
Obligation to raise objections - objection dismissed

Application title

A method of detecting and eliminating foreign bodies in a flow of tobacco

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T041612.20160614

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 392.034K)
T 1270/12 (Lawsonia intracellularis cultivation vaccine infection rate/ … of 21.7.2016

Online on

01.09.2016

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

21.7.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07K 16/12
G01N 33/554
C12Q 1/02
C12N 9/92
C12N 1/00
C12N 1/36
C12N 1/20
C12R 1/01
G01N 33/569
A61K 39/02

Application no.

96921391.7

Keywords

Main Request, Auxiliary Requests I-IV; admissibility (yes)
Main Request, Auxiliary Requests I-III; sufficiency disclosure (no)
Auxiliary Request IV; meets all requirements of the EPC (yes)

Application title

LAWSONIA INTRACELLULARIS CULTIVATION, ANTI-LAWSONIA INTRACELLULARIS VACCINES AND DIAGNOSTIC AGENTS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T127012.20160721

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 542.945K)
T 1448/12 (Outputting image with associated background sound/SAMSUNG) of 27.7.2016

Online on

01.09.2016

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

27.7.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04M 1/725

Application no.

06006117.3

Keywords

Novelty - both requests
Novelty - (no)

Application title

Mobile terminal and method for outputting image with associated background sound

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T144812.20160727

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 300.709K)
T 0140/13 () of 17.6.2016

Online on

01.09.2016

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

17.6.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B05B 12/08
B05B 12/14
B05B 9/04

Application no.

06800684.0

Keywords

Sufficiency of disclosure - main request (no)
Sufficiency of disclosure - auxiliary request (yes)
Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)
Fundamental procedural defect - (no)
Late-filed evidence - admitted (no)
Remittal to the department of first instance - (no)

Application title

PAINT CIRCULATING SYSTEM AND METHOD

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T014013.20160617

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 555.548K)
T 1598/13 (Lipase containing detergent compositions/P&G) of 8.1.2016

Online on

01.09.2016

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

8.1.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C11D 3/386
C11D 3/50
C11D 17/00

Application no.

05025877.1

Keywords

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

Application title

Detergent compositions

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T159813.20160108

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 381.742K)
T 0218/16 (Influenza Vaccine/GLAXO) of 1.8.2016

Online on

01.09.2016

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

1.8.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 39/145
A61P 31/12

Application no.

10178205.0

Keywords

"Admissibility of appeal (no) - missing statement of grounds"

Application title

Influenza Vaccine

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T021816.20160801

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 222.170K)

August 2016

T 1501/13 (Multi-layer effect pigment/BASF) of 26.1.2016

Online on

31.08.2016

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

26.1.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C09C 1/00

Application no.

04701488.1

Keywords

Sufficiency of disclosure - (yes)
Novelty - main request (yes)
Remittal (yes)

Application title

MULTI-LAYER EFFECT PIGMENT WITH THE OUTERMOST LAYER HAVING A LARGER THICKNESS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T150113.20160126

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 417.861K)
T 1884/13 () of 1.7.2016

Online on

31.08.2016

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

1.7.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A63F 13/00

Application no.

06836201.1

Keywords

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

Application title

COMPUTER GAMING DEVICE AND METHOD FOR COMPUTER GAMING

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T188413.20160701

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 346.295K)
T 1691/15 () of 27.7.2016

Online on

31.08.2016

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

27.7.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B65B 69/00

Application no.

09765878.5

Keywords

Admissibility of appeal - (yes)
Amendments - allowable (yes)
Sufficiency of disclosure - (yes)
Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)
Procedural violation - (no)
Inspection of files - Exclusion of documents from file inspection (no)
Notification of all correspondence to all parties in inter partes proceedings
Referrals to the Enlarged Board of Appeal - (no)

Application title

USE OF A CAPSULE TREATMENT APPARATUS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T169115.20160727

Distribution

A

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 613.064K)
T 1123/10 () of 5.7.2016

Online on

30.08.2016

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

5.7.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01J 37/305
G01N 1/32
G01N 1/42
H01J 37/28
H01J 37/02

Application no.

03077738.7

Keywords

Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

Method of obtaining an image of a sample in a particle-optical device

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T112310.20160705

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 347.514K)
T 0917/11 () of 3.6.2016

Online on

30.08.2016

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

3.6.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G07B 17/00

Application no.

01964168.7

Keywords

Inventive step (yes)
Inventive step - mixture of technical and non-technical features
Late submitted material - document admitted by first instance (no)
Late submitted material - documents filed in appeal admitted (no)

Application title

System and method for verifying digital postal marks

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T091711.20160603

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 381.076K)
T 1199/11 () of 5.7.2016

Online on

30.08.2016

Board

3.5.04

Decision date

5.7.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04N 1/21
G01S 5/14

Application no.

03717897.7

Keywords

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

Application title

RECORDING-LOCATION DETERMINATION USING DIFFERENT TYPES OF SIGNAL SOURCES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T119911.20160705

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 353.489K)
T 1878/11 () of 23.6.2016

Online on

30.08.2016

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

23.6.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G01B 11/24
G01B 11/10
G01B 11/255
B21B 38/04

Application no.

01105634.8

Keywords

Klarheit und ausreichende Offenbarung - keine Prüfungsbefugnis
Neuheit und erfinderische Tätigkeit
Neuheit - ja

Application title

Vorrichtung und Verfahren zur Messung der Dicke und Unrundheit von länglichen Werkstücken

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T187811.20160623

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 447.007K)
T 2158/11 () of 30.6.2016

Online on

30.08.2016

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

30.6.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H05B 33/08

Application no.

05425567.4

Keywords

Grounds for opposition - added subject-matter (no)
Grounds for opposition - insufficiency of disclosure (no)
Novelty - (no)
Novelty - main request, auxiliary request 1
Amendments - broadening of claim (no)
Amendments - auxiliary request 2
Inventive step - (yes)
Inventive step - auxiliary request 2

Application title

A multiple-cell LED arrangement, related cell and manufacturing process

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T215811.20160630

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 426.986K)
T 1275/12 () of 22.7.2016

Online on

30.08.2016

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

22.7.2016

Proc. language

FR

IPC

C23C 8/34

Application no.

06743815.0

Keywords

Requête principale non examinée par la division d'opposition - recevable (non)
Activité inventive - première et seconde requêtes subsidiaires (non)
Activité inventive - brevet tel que maintenu (oui)

Application title

PROCEDE ET FOUR DE CARBONITRURATION A BASSE PRESSION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T127512.20160722

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 449.076K)
T 1682/12 (Computergehäuse mit Kühlkanal/KONTRON) of 22.7.2016

Online on

30.08.2016

Board

3.5.06

Decision date

22.7.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G06F 1/18

Application no.

08405214.1

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (nein)

Application title

Computergehäuse mit Steckkartenmodul

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T168212.20160722

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 292.474K)
T 2258/12 () of 14.7.2016

Online on

30.08.2016

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

14.7.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G09G 3/36

Application no.

09161629.2

Keywords

Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

Display device, liquid crystal display device and electronic device including the same

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T225812.20160714

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 334.414K)
T 0069/13 (Herstellung von Proteinen/WACKER CHEMIE) of 8.3.2016

Online on

30.08.2016

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

8.3.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C12N 1/20

Application no.

06121090.2

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)

Application title

Verfahren zur fermentativen Herstellung von Proteinen

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T006913.20160308

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 445.481K)
T 0394/13 (Procédé de déformation permanente des fibres kératiniques comprenant … of 26.4.2016

Online on

30.08.2016

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

26.4.2016

Proc. language

FR

IPC

A45D 7/06

Application no.

07301718.8

Keywords

Recours recevables (oui)
Requête principale - amendements (non)
Requête subsidiare 1 - amendements (oui)
Requête subsidiare 1 - nouveauté et activité inventive (oui)

Application title

Procédé de déformation permanente des fibres kératiniques comprenant une étape d'application d'une composition réductrice faiblement concentrée et une étape intermédiaire de séchage

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T039413.20160426

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 347.271K)
T 0036/14 (Aerosolarme Partialkondensation/MESSER) of 3.6.2016

Online on

30.08.2016

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

3.6.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B01D 53/00
B01D 5/00

Application no.

05104633.2

Keywords

Neuheit - Hauptantrag (nein)
Neuheit - Hilfsantrag (nein)

Application title

Verfahren und Vorrichtung zur aerosolarmen Partialkondensation

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T003614.20160603

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 383.241K)
T 1419/14 () of 3.8.2016

Online on

30.08.2016

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

3.8.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B60R 21/207

Application no.

03772990.2

Keywords

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

Application title

IMPROVEMENTS IN OR RELATING TO VEHICLE SEATS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T141914.20160803

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 354.551K)
T 1377/15 () of 2.6.2016

Online on

30.08.2016

Board

3.5.04

Decision date

2.6.2016

Proc. language

FR

IPC

G06T 1/00
G06K 9/46

Application no.

10723226.6

Keywords

Recevabilité d'un recours contre une notification selon la règle 71(3) CBE (non)

Application title

DETERMINATION DE DESCRIPTEUR DANS UN CONTENU MULTIMEDIA

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T137715.20160602

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 317.646K)
T 0554/16 () of 22.8.2016

Online on

30.08.2016

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

22.8.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B60N 2/06
B29C 45/16
F16H 25/20
B60N 2/44
B60N 2/22

Application no.

04762419.2

Keywords

Fehlende Beschwerdebegründung

Application title

VERSTELLGETRIEBE FÜR EIN KRAFTFAHRZEUG UND VERFAHREN ZUR HERSTELLUNG SOLCHES VERSTELLGETRIEBES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T055416.20160822

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 224.989K)
T 1138/16 () of 24.8.2016

Online on

30.08.2016

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

24.8.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01L 21/8238

Application no.

06748263.8

Keywords

Admissibility of appeal - missing statement of grounds

Application title

ACTIVATED CARBON SELECTIVE EPITAXIAL PROCESS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T113816.20160824

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 220.260K)
T 2064/12 () of 28.6.2016

Online on

24.08.2016

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

28.6.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C09J 7/04

Application no.

06016956.2

Keywords

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

Application title

Verwendung eines Klebebandes zum Umwickeln eines Kabelbündels

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T206412.20160628

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

24.08.2016

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

21.6.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

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

Application no.

06100727.4

Keywords

Claims - functional features (no)

Application title

Brine device

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T206712.20160621

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

24.08.2016

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

14.7.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

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

Application no.

04803522.4

Keywords

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

Application title

KATALYSATOREXTRUDATE AUF BASIS KUPFEROXID UND IHRE VERWENDUNG ZUR HYDRIERUNG VON CARBONYLVERBINDUNGEN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T035514.20160714

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

23.08.2016

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

3.12.2015

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C07C 45/62
C07C 49/04

Application no.

03763838.4

Keywords

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

Application title

VERFAHREN ZUR HERSTELLUNG VON TETRAHYDROGERANYLACETON

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2015:T115011.20151203

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

23.08.2016

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

9.8.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B65D 51/20
B65D 53/04

Application no.

06111411.2

Keywords

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

Application title

Vessel closing laminate

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T168612.20160809

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

23.08.2016

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

28.7.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C09J 133/06
C09J 4/00

Application no.

03775330.8

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (nein)

Application title

HAFTKLEBEMASSE AUF POLY(METH)ACRYLATBASIS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T043913.20160728

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

22.08.2016

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

8.8.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B62D 53/08

Application no.

07801619.3

Keywords

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

Application title

VORRICHTUNG ZUR DREHGELENKIGEN KUPPLUNG, INSBESONDERE VON SATTELAUFLIEGERZÜGEN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T085412.20160808

Distribution

B

Decision

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

Online on

22.08.2016

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

30.6.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G01N 33/569

Application no.

05011134.3

Keywords

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

Application title

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

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T110612.20160630

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

22.08.2016

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

11.8.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

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

Application no.

96902093.2

Keywords

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

Application title

CLEAR CONFORMABLE ORIENTED FILMS AND LABELS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T081713.20160811

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

22.08.2016

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

8.7.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B21C 47/14
F16C 17/03

Application no.

05708580.5

Keywords

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

Application title

LAYING HEAD WITH A VIBRATION DAMPING DEVICE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T165914.20160708

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

22.08.2016

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

7.7.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C22B 1/24

Application no.

07725511.5

Keywords

-

Application title

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

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T183214.20160707

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

18.08.2016

Board

3.5.07

Decision date

4.5.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G11B 20/10

Application no.

03738745.3

Keywords

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

Application title

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

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T177310.20160504

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

18.08.2016

Board

3.5.07

Decision date

23.6.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 17/30

Application no.

05704890.2

Keywords

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

Application title

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

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T077911.20160623

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

18.08.2016

Board

3.5.07

Decision date

15.4.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

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

Application no.

99935996.1

Keywords

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

Application title

Aircraft flight data acquisition and transmission system

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T122512.20160415

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

18.08.2016

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

19.2.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C10G 45/64
B01J 29/06

Application no.

99962151.9

Keywords

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

Application title

CATALYTIC DEWAXING PROCESS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T156614.20160219

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

18.08.2016

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

12.8.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B05D 1/28

Application no.

08700234.1

Keywords

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

Application title

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

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T007816.20160812

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

17.08.2016

Board

3.5.07

Decision date

1.7.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 17/21

Application no.

00914261.3

Keywords

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

Application title

Computer system

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T069711.20160701

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

17.08.2016

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

7.6.2016

Proc. language

FR

IPC

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

Application no.

05795941.3

Keywords

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

Application title

POSTE DE REALISATION D'UN TRAVAIL SUR UNE PIECE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T017112.20160607

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

17.08.2016

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

10.6.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

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

Application no.

06445040.6

Keywords

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

Application title

Coated cutting tool insert

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T024412.20160610

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

17.08.2016

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

20.7.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

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

Application no.

05809786.6

Keywords

Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

LOADING ASSEMBLY FOR TRANSPORT CONTAINERS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T192612.20160720

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

17.08.2016

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

3.2.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

D21H 17/59
D21H 27/02

Application no.

04751162.1

Keywords

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

Application title

Tissue sheets containing multiple polysiloxanes and having regions of varying hydrophobicity

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T179113.20160203

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

17.08.2016

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

3.8.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C22F 1/10

Application no.

05011190.5

Keywords

Amendments
Novelty
Inventive step

Application title

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

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T220914.20160803

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

17.08.2016

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

13.6.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F21S 8/00

Application no.

07846754.5

Keywords

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

Application title

OPERATIONS- ODER UNTERSUCHUNGSLEUCHTE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T034215.20160613

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

17.08.2016

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

8.7.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B65D 88/16

Application no.

06828008.0

Keywords

Sufficiency of disclosure - (yes)

Application title

CONTAINER ASSEMBLY

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T042315.20160708

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D

Decision

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

Online on

17.08.2016

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

26.7.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A61B 3/08
A61B 3/113

Application no.

10002726.7

Keywords

Änderungen - zulässig (nein)

Application title

Differenzmessung der monokularen zur binokularen Augenstellung

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T168615.20160726

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D

Decision

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

Online on

17.08.2016

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

26.7.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A61B 3/032
A61B 3/036

Application no.

10002065.0

Keywords

Änderungen - zulässig (nein)

Application title

Simultane Netzhautbilder unterschiedlicher Bildweite zur subjektiven Refraktion

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T168915.20160726

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D

Decision

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

Online on

16.08.2016

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

17.6.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B23K 9/12
B23K 9/09

Application no.

99118592.7

Keywords

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

Application title

Short circuit welder

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T144311.20160617

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

16.08.2016

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

3.6.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B64C 9/20
B64C 9/32

Application no.

06734316.0

Keywords

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

Application title

SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR CONTROLLING AIRCRAFT FLAPS AND SPOILERS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T053013.20160603

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

15.08.2016

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

22.6.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07D 295/108
A61K 31/4453

Application no.

08767427.1

Keywords

Novelty - (no)

Application title

COMPOSITIONS OF TOLPERISONE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T045513.20160622

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D

Decision

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

Online on

12.08.2016

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

12.7.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61M 1/00
A61M 27/00

Application no.

07001838.7

Keywords

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

Application title

Cleansing dressing for wounds for vacuum therapy

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T079912.20160712

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D

Decision

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

Online on

11.08.2016

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

6.10.2015

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 11/267

Application no.

03015860.4

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)

Application title

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

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2015:T060510.20151006

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

11.08.2016

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

5.4.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

H01F 38/18

Application no.

05006641.4

Keywords

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

Application title

Induktiver Drehübertrager

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T212810.20160405

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

11.08.2016

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

30.6.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B23Q 1/00

Application no.

01911416.4

Keywords

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

Application title

SPINDEL MIT EINEM DATENSPEICHERELEMENT

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T096812.20160630

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

10.08.2016

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

3.3.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F24H 9/14

Application no.

01103726.4

Keywords

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

Application title

Baueinheit für eine Kompaktheizungsanlage

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T053612.20160303

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

10.08.2016

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

8.6.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A61M 5/315
A61M 5/24

Application no.

06700025.7

Keywords

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

Application title

VERABREICHUNGSVORRICHTUNG MIT ANZEIGETROMMEL

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T073512.20160608

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

10.08.2016

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

14.3.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

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

Application no.

01123821.9

Keywords

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

Application title

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

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T213312.20160314

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

10.08.2016

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

20.7.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B01D 39/16

Application no.

05724959.1

Keywords

Grounds for opposition - added subject-matter (yes)

Application title

PLEATED ALIGNED WEB FILTER

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T007813.20160720

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

10.08.2016

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

7.7.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

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

Application no.

08852637.1

Keywords

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

Application title

CONTROLLED RELEASE PHARMACEUTICAL COMPOSITIONS OF PREGABALIN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T202713.20160707

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

10.08.2016

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

8.6.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C02F 1/20
B01D 19/00

Application no.

03719750.6

Keywords

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

Application title

APPARATUS AND METHOD OF BALLAST WATER TREATMENT

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T021114.20160608

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

09.08.2016

Board

3.1.01

Decision date

29.7.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

H02M 7/797

Application no.

14192950.5

Keywords

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

Application title

Bidirektionale Stromrichterschaltungsanordnung mit Potentialtrennung und Verfahren zum Betreiben der bidirektionalen Stromrichterschaltungsanordnung

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:J001115.20160729

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

09.08.2016

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

18.5.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

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

Application no.

06799097.8

Keywords

Late-filed request - amendments after arrangement of oral proceedings

Application title

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

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T036011.20160518

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

09.08.2016

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

21.6.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B23P 19/04
B60J 10/00

Application no.

06012096.1

Keywords

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

Application title

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

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T025512.20160621

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

09.08.2016

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

18.5.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61B 5/00

Application no.

04779357.5

Keywords

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

Application title

PROCESSING ANALYTE SENSOR DATA

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T068312.20160518

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

09.08.2016

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

3.8.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

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

Application no.

09180265.2

Keywords

Remittal to the department of first instance - (yes)

Application title

Circuit system and control method thereof

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T225615.20160803

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

08.08.2016

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

5.7.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

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

Application no.

05716032.7

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)

Application title

N-ETHYLPYRROLIDON IN DER HERSTELLUNG VON POLYURETHANDISPERSIONEN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T075412.20160705

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

05.08.2016

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

13.10.2015

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 15/00
G06F 17/00

Application no.

03786541.7

Keywords

-

Application title

METHODS AND APPARATUS FOR SUMMARIZING DOCUMENT CONTENT FOR MOBILE COMMUNICATION DEVICES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2015:T048311.20151013

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

05.08.2016

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

7.6.2016

Proc. language

FR

IPC

B60J 7/00
B60Q 3/02

Application no.

10745313.6

Keywords

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

Application title

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

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T067015.20160607

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

04.08.2016

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

14.7.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

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

Application no.

03725951.2

Keywords

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

Application title

A METHOD OF CLEANING CRANKCASE GAS AND A GAS CLEANING SEPARATOR

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T259112.20160714

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

04.08.2016

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

1.7.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

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

Application no.

05779353.1

Keywords

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

Application title

ARMATURENBRETT FÜR EIN KRAFTFAHRZEUG

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T073813.20160701

Distribution

C

Decision

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

Online on

03.08.2016

Board

3.5.06

Decision date

25.7.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 13/42

Application no.

05026720.2

Keywords

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

Application title

Dynamic random access memory (DRAM) semiconductor device

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T234711.20160725

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

03.08.2016

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

23.2.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C11D 3/37
C11D 3/12

Application no.

04250560.2

Keywords

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

Application title

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

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T253312.20160223

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

03.08.2016

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

19.5.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61L 24/00
A61L 24/06

Application no.

08726365.3

Keywords

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

Application title

BONE CEMENT WITH ADAPTED MECHANICAL PROPERTIES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T052813.20160519

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

03.08.2016

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

18.7.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B05B 12/00

Application no.

07110658.7

Keywords

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

Application title

Water flow volume display device for watering nozzle

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T121613.20160718

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

02.08.2016

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

27.7.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B41F 31/30

Application no.

03722262.7

Keywords

Neuheit - ja
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - ja

Application title

Verfahren und Vorrichtungen zum Einstellen verstellbar gelagerter Walzen

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T025011.20160727

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

02.08.2016

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

27.7.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G01R 31/00
H04L 12/40

Application no.

02026775.3

Keywords

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

Application title

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

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T083711.20160727

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

02.08.2016

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

14.6.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B41C 1/10

Application no.

02011281.9

Keywords

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

Application title

Plate producing apparatus

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T171713.20160614

Distribution

C

Decision

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

Online on

01.08.2016

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

19.1.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12Q 1/68

Application no.

00926204.9

Keywords

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

Application title

DETECTION OF NUCLEIC ACID REACTIONS ON BEAD ARRAYS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T125211.20160119

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

01.08.2016

Board

3.5.06

Decision date

29.6.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

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

Application no.

00108822.8

Keywords

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

Application title

Integrated circuit I/O using a high performance bus interface

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T134511.20160629

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

01.08.2016

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

13.6.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61N 1/36

Application no.

09176675.8

Keywords

Claims - clarity (no)

Application title

Facial stimulation apparatus

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T163211.20160613

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

01.08.2016

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

14.7.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

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

Application no.

10009922.5

Keywords

Inventive step (yes, after amendment)

Application title

Method of making and using formed articles including master alloy

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T188815.20160714

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 245.261K)

July 2016

T 0875/11 () of 21.4.2016

Online on

29.07.2016

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

21.4.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B66B 7/06

Application no.

01999218.9

Keywords

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

Application title

ELEVATOR HOIST ROPE THIN HIGH-STRENGTH WIRES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T087511.20160421

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

29.07.2016

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

5.4.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B61D 27/00
B60H 1/00

Application no.

04251272.3

Keywords

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

Application title

Method of operating ventilator and air conditioner for vehicle

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T256511.20160405

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

Online on

29.07.2016

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

11.3.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

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

Application no.

03759472.8

Keywords

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

Application title

WATER DISPERSIBLE POLYTHIOPHENES MADE WITH POLYMERIC ACID COLLOIDS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T043912.20160311

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

Online on

29.07.2016

Board

3.5.06

Decision date

22.6.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

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

Application no.

05252240.6

Keywords

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

Application title

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

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T174212.20160622

Distribution

C

Decision

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

Online on

29.07.2016

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

23.6.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

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

Application no.

02015041.3

Keywords

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

Application title

Suspension rope wear detector

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T257012.20160623

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

28.07.2016

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

22.2.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

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

Application no.

06739160.7

Keywords

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

Application title

PROCESS AND APPARATUS FOR MANUFACTURING PURE FORMS OF AROMATIC CARBOXYLIC ACIDS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T227312.20160222

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

28.07.2016

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

25.2.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

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

Application no.

01998356.8

Keywords

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

Application title

LIGHT STABILIZED ANTIMICROBIAL MATERIALS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T044915.20160225

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Decision

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

Online on

28.07.2016

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

4.5.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B60J 7/06
B60J 7/12

Application no.

09010221.1

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit (erteiltes Patent) JA

Application title

Faltverdeck für einen Personenkraftwagen

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T046115.20160504

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

28.07.2016

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

25.7.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

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

Application no.

07852174.7

Keywords

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

Application title

METHOD OF PRODUCING A PAPER PRODUCT

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T002816.20160725

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

27.07.2016

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

8.10.2015

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07K 14/705

Application no.

05798217.5

Keywords

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

Application title

Canine CD20 compositions

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2015:T223811.20151008

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

27.07.2016

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

9.6.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B21B 1/46
B21B 13/22

Application no.

06818359.9

Keywords

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

Application title

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

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T253212.20160609

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D

Decision

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

Online on

27.07.2016

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

12.7.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A23G 1/00
A23G 1/04

Application no.

02747438.6

Keywords

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

Application title

MANIPULATION OF CHOCOLATE FLAVOUR

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T024813.20160712

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

27.07.2016

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

15.3.2016

Proc. language

FR

IPC

A01N 25/02

Application no.

07821178.6

Keywords

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

Application title

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

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T055013.20160315

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

27.07.2016

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

13.4.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07F 17/00
C08F 210/06

Application no.

04803537.2

Keywords

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

Application title

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

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T158713.20160413

Distribution

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Decision

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

Online on

27.07.2016

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

21.4.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

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

Application no.

08100474.9

Keywords

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

Application title

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

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T187214.20160421

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 1.050M)
T 0454/15 (hPTH(1-34) therapy/ELI LILLY) of 25.7.2016

Online on

27.07.2016

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

25.7.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

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

Application no.

06027055.0

Keywords

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

Application title

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

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T045415.20160725

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

26.07.2016

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

7.4.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08G 18/18
C08J 9/08

Application no.

03766815.9

Keywords

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

Application title

PROCESS FOR PREPARING POLYURETHANE FOAM

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T075612.20160407

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

26.07.2016

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

12.7.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A61K 9/70

Application no.

07725656.8

Keywords

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

Application title

WIRKSTOFFPARTIKELHALTIGES TRANSDERMALES THERAPEUTISCHES SYSTEM MIT ERHÖHTEM WIRKSTOFFFLUSS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T230612.20160712

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

26.07.2016

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

21.7.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B27L 5/00
B44C 5/04

Application no.

10001543.7

Keywords

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

Application title

Method for producing a veneer

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T105613.20160721

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

25.07.2016

Board

3.5.04

Decision date

14.6.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

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

Application no.

00966849.2

Keywords

Inventive step (no
Inventive step - all requests)

Application title

VIDEO COMMUNICATION USING MULTIPLE STREAMS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T088911.20160614

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

25.07.2016

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

22.6.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G05B 19/042

Application no.

06753795.1

Keywords

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

Application title

Verfahren zur Inbetriebnahme einer Anlage und Anlage

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T089412.20160622

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

25.07.2016

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

5.11.2015

Proc. language

FR

IPC

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

Application no.

06808335.1

Keywords

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

Application title

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

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2015:T147912.20151105

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

25.07.2016

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

19.7.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12N 15/10

Application no.

10184549.3

Keywords

Missing statement of grounds

Application title

Methods and compositions for preparing rna from a fixed sample

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T098316.20160719

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

22.07.2016

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

18.7.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

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

Application no.

03792440.4

Keywords

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

Application title

Tumor specific oligosaccharide epitopes and use thereof

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T160310.20160718

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

22.07.2016

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

31.5.2016

Proc. language

FR

IPC

G07C 9/00
E05B 65/20

Application no.

01128120.1

Keywords

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

Application title

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

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T012311.20160531

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

22.07.2016

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

15.7.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

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

Application no.

03799976.0

Keywords

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

Application title

SINGLE PRIMER WHOLE GENOME AMPLIFICATION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T182111.20160715

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

22.07.2016

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

13.7.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H02M 7/48
H02M 7/5387

Application no.

06738382.8

Keywords

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

Application title

Power Converter System and Method

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T063112.20160713

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

22.07.2016

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

12.5.2016

Proc. language

FR

IPC

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

Application no.

97400119.0

Keywords

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

Application title

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

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T184112.20160512

Distribution

D

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

Online on

22.07.2016

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

28.6.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

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

Application no.

07786987.3

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)

Application title

Anti-dandruff hair conditioning composition

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T109713.20160628

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

22.07.2016

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

14.7.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

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

Application no.

06291197.9

Keywords

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

Application title

Improved beverage

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T166313.20160714

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

22.07.2016

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

14.7.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

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

Application no.

08868457.6

Keywords

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

Application title

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

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T018415.20160714

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

21.07.2016

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

2.6.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08G 59/18

Application no.

05774413.8

Keywords

Inventive step - main request (yes)

Application title

EPOXY RESINS WITH IMPROVED ELASTICITY

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T251312.20160602

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

20.07.2016

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

16.3.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08G 77/14
C08G 77/46

Application no.

07754369.2

Keywords

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

Application title

PROCESS FOR PREPARING SILICONE POLYETHERS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T014712.20160316

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

20.07.2016

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

7.4.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B66B 1/46
B66B 5/02

Application no.

03752512.8

Keywords

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

Application title

ELEVATOR EQUIPPED WITH EMERGENCY MEDICAL DEVICE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T238512.20160407

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

19.07.2016

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

3.7.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G06K 13/08

Application no.

04722560.2

Keywords

Patentansprüche - Knappheit (ja)

Application title

KARTENAUFNAHMEVORRICHTUNG

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T235511.20160703

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

18.07.2016

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

13.7.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G07C 3/08

Application no.

06763141.6

Keywords

Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

A SYSTEM FOR MEASURING THE PERFORMANCE OF A FOREST MACHINE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T204911.20160713

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

18.07.2016

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

18.3.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G05B 19/042
G05B 19/12

Application no.

03012406.9

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (nein)

Application title

Mechanisches-Elektronisches Antriebssystem

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T060412.20160318

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

18.07.2016

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

31.5.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F03D 9/00
H02J 3/38

Application no.

02740489.6

Keywords

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

Application title

WINDENERGIEANLAGE UND VERFAHREN ZUM BETREIBEN EINER WINDENERGIEANLAGE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T098312.20160531

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

Online on

18.07.2016

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

8.7.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04B 10/18

Application no.

04014150.9

Keywords

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

Application title

Optical device for optical communication

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T103312.20160708

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

Online on

18.07.2016

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

7.7.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04Q 11/00
H04J 14/02

Application no.

00306485.4

Keywords

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

Application title

Optical switch and protocols for use therewith

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T194812.20160707

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

Online on

18.07.2016

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

5.7.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F02B 75/04

Application no.

04015253.0

Keywords

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

Application title

Lower link of piston crank mechanism for internal combustion engine

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T142913.20160705

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

Online on

18.07.2016

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

4.7.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04L 27/26

Application no.

05791214.9

Keywords

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

Application title

OFDM system with code spreading of signalling data

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T209813.20160704

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D

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

Online on

18.07.2016

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

16.6.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A23L 1/29
A23P 1/06

Application no.

02702268.0

Keywords

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

Application title

BALANCED FOOD POWDER COMPOSITION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T052414.20160616

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

Online on

15.07.2016

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

11.7.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

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

Application no.

03007948.7

Keywords

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

Application title

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

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T127210.20160711

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

Online on

15.07.2016

Board

3.5.04

Decision date

7.6.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

H04N 7/18
H04N 5/76

Application no.

04701299.2

Keywords

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

Application title

VERFAHREN ZUR AUFZEICHNUNG VON VIDEO-/AUDIODATEN IN EINEM NETZWERK

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T108211.20160607

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D

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

Online on

15.07.2016

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

28.6.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G07D 7/00

Application no.

99931386.9

Keywords

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

Application title

INTELLIGENT CURRENCY VALIDATION NETWORK

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T057412.20160628

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

Online on

15.07.2016

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

11.7.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

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

Application no.

01939145.7

Keywords

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

Application title

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

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T252412.20160711

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

Online on

15.07.2016

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

12.5.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

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

Application no.

04770889.6

Keywords

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

Application title

SiC REFRACTORY COMPRISING SILICON NITRIDE BONDED THERETO

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T010814.20160512

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

Online on

15.07.2016

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

23.6.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

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

Application no.

09714804.3

Keywords

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

Application title

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

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T143414.20160623

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

Online on

14.07.2016

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

25.5.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

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

Application no.

07015958.7

Keywords

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

Application title

Percutaneous catheter directed occlusion devices

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T015612.20160525

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

Online on

14.07.2016

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

25.5.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61B 5/03

Application no.

06849080.4

Keywords

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

Application title

TECHNIQUES FOR EVALUATING URINARY STRESS INCONTINENCE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T036912.20160525

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 366.697K)
T 0941/12 () of 6.7.2016

Online on

14.07.2016

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

6.7.2016

Proc. language

FR

IPC

G01M 11/02

Application no.

05754585.7

Keywords

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

Application title

APPAREIL POUR LE CONTROLE DE PIECES TRANSPARENTES OU REFLECHISSANTES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T094112.20160706

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

Online on

14.07.2016

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

10.5.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

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

Application no.

05024929.1

Keywords

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

Application title

Aluminium-piston at least partially covered with an alumina film

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T181912.20160510

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

Online on

14.07.2016

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

7.7.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

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

Application no.

10153052.5

Keywords

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

Application title

A device for externally rotary drive of offset motor

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T231612.20160707

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D

Decision

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

Online on

14.07.2016

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

30.6.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C09J 133/00
A61L 15/48

Application no.

06806862.6

Keywords

Neuheit
Erfinderische Tätigkeit
Änderungen
Spät eingereichter Antrag - Wechsel des Gegenstandes

Application title

ACRYLATKLEBEMASSE MIT WASSERFESTEN KLEBEIGENSCHAFTEN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T251212.20160630

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D

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

Online on

14.07.2016

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

13.5.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 3/00
G06F 17/30

Application no.

06720426.3

Keywords

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

Application title

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

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T002213.20160513

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

Online on

14.07.2016

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

3.5.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08F 210/06

Application no.

06755094.7

Keywords

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

Application title

PROPYLENE-ETHYLENE COPOLYMERS AND PROCESS FOR THEIR PREPARATION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T008913.20160503

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D

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

Online on

14.07.2016

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

2.5.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

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

Application no.

05702139.6

Keywords

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

Application title

SOFT GELATIN CAPSULE COMPRISING OMEGA-3 POLYUNSATURATED FATTY ACID

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T017813.20160502

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D

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

Online on

14.07.2016

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

21.6.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B01L 7/00
B01L 9/00

Application no.

03795576.2

Keywords

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

Application title

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

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T045413.20160621

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

Online on

14.07.2016

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

11.7.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G01M 17/02

Application no.

01109655.9

Keywords

Erlöschen des Patents in allen benannten Vertragsstaaten - Beendigung des Beschwerdeverfahrens

Application title

Verfahren und Vorrichtung zur optischen Prüfung von Reifen

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T192713.20160711

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D

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

Online on

13.07.2016

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

2.6.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A46B 9/04

Application no.

97903043.4

Keywords

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

Application title

A TOOTHBRUSH WITH ELASTOMER FILLED FLEXIBLE HEAD

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T225911.20160602

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D

Decision

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

Online on

13.07.2016

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

25.4.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A61G 13/08

Application no.

06123593.3

Keywords

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

Application title

Patientenlagerfläche für einen Operationstisch

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T250711.20160425

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D

Decision

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

Online on

13.07.2016

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

31.3.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61B 5/028

Application no.

06025617.9

Keywords

Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

Dilution apparatus and computer program

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T082112.20160331

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

13.07.2016

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

15.6.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61B 17/17
A61F 2/30

Application no.

01920504.6

Keywords

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

Application title

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

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T097212.20160615

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Decision

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

Online on

13.07.2016

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

18.2.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 38/19

Application no.

03776426.3

Keywords

Main request: requirements of the EPC met (yes)

Application title

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

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T111312.20160218

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Decision

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

Online on

13.07.2016

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

7.7.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

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

Application no.

05858107.5

Keywords

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

Application title

ASSAY FOR DETERMINING CLOSTRIDIAL TOXIN ACTIVITY COMBINING FRET AND FLUORESCENCE POLARIZATION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T066013.20160707

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

Online on

13.07.2016

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

20.4.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A61B 17/80

Application no.

06019616.9

Keywords

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

Application title

Knochenplatte

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T075013.20160420

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D

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

Online on

12.07.2016

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

17.6.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

H01L 27/30

Application no.

06792706.1

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)

Application title

FOTODETEKTOR, RÖNTGENSTRAHLENFLACHBILDDETEKTOR UND VERFAHREN ZUR HERSTELLUNG DERGLEICHEN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T106811.20160617

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

Online on

12.07.2016

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

14.6.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

H01L 29/861

Application no.

03740057.9

Keywords

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

Application title

HALBELEITERDIODE UND VERFAHREN ZU IHRER HERSTELLUNG

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T164911.20160614

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D

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

Online on

12.07.2016

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

15.4.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

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

Application no.

98918035.1

Keywords

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

Application title

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

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T002012.20160415

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D

Decision

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

Online on

12.07.2016

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

14.4.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C03C 17/34

Application no.

03716744.2

Keywords

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

Application title

REFLECTIVE, SOLAR CONTROL COATED GLASS ARTICLE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T092012.20160414

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D

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

Online on

12.07.2016

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

10.5.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07K 16/24

Application no.

05755389.3

Keywords

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

Application title

Compositions and methods for treating inflammatory disorders

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T105912.20160510

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

12.07.2016

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

1.3.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B32B 27/32
B65D 65/40

Application no.

01972859.1

Keywords

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

Application title

A PACKAGING LAMINATE FOR A RETORTABLE PACKAGING CONTAINER

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T120012.20160301

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

12.07.2016

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

26.4.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

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

Application no.

04763629.5

Keywords

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

Application title

PALATABLE DUCTILE CHEWABLE VETERINARY COMPOSITION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T190112.20160426

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

12.07.2016

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

9.6.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

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

Application no.

05765133.3

Keywords

Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

TRANSMISSION LINE SUBSTRATE AND SEMICONDUCTOR PACKAGE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T218912.20160609

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

Online on

12.07.2016

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

3.6.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

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

Application no.

05812737.4

Keywords

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

Application title

SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR FLOOR COVERING INSTALLATION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T147913.20160603

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

Online on

12.07.2016

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

31.5.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A23G 3/00

Application no.

03713243.8

Keywords

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

Application title

METHOD FOR CHOCOLATE COATING OF SOFT CONFECTIONERY CENTERS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T184413.20160531

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

Online on

12.07.2016

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

28.6.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

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

Application no.

09793326.1

Keywords

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

Application title

AEROSOL FLUOROQUINOLONE FORMULATIONS FOR IMPROVED PHARMACOKINETICS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T234914.20160628

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

Online on

11.07.2016

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

14.6.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61F 13/515
A61F 13/15

Application no.

00308504.0

Keywords

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

Application title

Laminated absorbent article

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T258411.20160614

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

Online on

11.07.2016

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

28.6.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B21D 51/38
B65D 8/20

Application no.

03722438.3

Keywords

Novelty (no)

Application title

CAN END

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T137612.20160628

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

Online on

11.07.2016

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

9.11.2015

Proc. language

DE

IPC

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

Application no.

05715830.5

Keywords

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

Application title

VERFAHREN ZUR VERRINGERUNG DES DIOXINGEHALTES EINER BLEICHERDE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2015:T040113.20151109

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

Online on

11.07.2016

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

15.6.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08L 67/02
C08J 5/18

Application no.

02777112.0

Keywords

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

Application title

TRANSPARENT POLYESTER RESINS AND ARTICLES THEREFROM

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T042213.20160615

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D

Decision

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

Online on

11.07.2016

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

31.5.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

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

Application no.

07729977.4

Keywords

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

Application title

ENGINE EXHAUST GAS ADDITIVE STORAGE SYSTEM

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T217114.20160531

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C

Decision

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

Online on

08.07.2016

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

10.6.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

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

Application no.

04016205.9

Keywords

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

Application title

Elektrische Heizeinrichtung, insbesondere für ein Kraftfahrzeug

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T243310.20160610

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D

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

Online on

08.07.2016

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

12.1.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

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

Application no.

01202212.5

Keywords

Inventive step - all requests (no)

Application title

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

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T121011.20160112

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D

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

Online on

08.07.2016

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

3.5.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A62C 2/12
F24F 13/10

Application no.

03005858.0

Keywords

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

Application title

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

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T025112.20160503

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

Online on

08.07.2016

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

11.12.2015

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 47/32

Application no.

05824835.2

Keywords

Admission of new request
Inventive step - (no)

Application title

COMPOSITIONS COMPRISING AZELASTINE AND METHODS OF USE THEREOF

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2015:T167712.20151211

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

Online on

08.07.2016

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

29.10.2015

Proc. language

EN

IPC

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

Application no.

02766436.6

Keywords

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

Application title

Apo-2 ligand variants and uses thereof

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2015:T224812.20151029

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D

Decision

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

Online on

07.07.2016

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

10.5.2016

Proc. language

FR

IPC

B23K 9/173

Application no.

01402199.2

Keywords

Activité inventive

Application title

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

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T192911.20160510

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

Online on

07.07.2016

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

16.6.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F28D 9/00
F28F 9/00

Application no.

05019383.8

Keywords

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

Application title

Wärmetauscher

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T011913.20160616

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D

Decision

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

Online on

07.07.2016

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

12.1.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08L 3/00

Application no.

01935205.3

Keywords

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

Application title

HIGHLY FLEXIBLE STARCH-BASED FILMS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T040913.20160112

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D

Decision

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

Online on

07.07.2016

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

26.4.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

E01C 13/08

Application no.

00990130.7

Keywords

-

Application title

ARTIFICIAL TURF INCLUDING DAMPING MATERIAL

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T198813.20160426

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D

Decision

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

Online on

07.07.2016

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

10.5.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08J 9/14

Application no.

08020700.4

Keywords

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

Application title

Compositions containing fluorine-substituted olefins

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T078314.20160510

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D

Decision

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

Online on

07.07.2016

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

14.6.2016

Proc. language

FR

IPC

B21B 31/10

Application no.

06842034.8

Keywords

-

Application title

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

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T234114.20160614

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

Online on

07.07.2016

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

12.4.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

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

Application no.

04739725.2

Keywords

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

Application title

ANTIMICROBIAL WOUNDDRESSING

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T026615.20160412

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D

Decision

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

Online on

06.07.2016

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

13.5.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

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

Application no.

04015041.9

Keywords

-

Application title

Synthetic genes and genetic constructs comprising the same

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T195514.20160513

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D

Decision

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

Online on

05.07.2016

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

28.6.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

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

Application no.

06763667.0

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)

Application title

VERFAHREN UND VORRICHTUNG ZUR ERZEUGUNG UND DETEKTION EINES RAMAN-SPEKTRUMS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T077711.20160628

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D

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

Online on

05.07.2016

Board

3.5.07

Decision date

20.4.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 17/30

Application no.

97922333.6

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)

Application title

System and method for automated retrieval of information

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T175911.20160420

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D

Decision

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

Online on

05.07.2016

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

7.4.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 8/98
A61Q 5/12

Application no.

03027985.5

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)

Application title

Conditioning and cleansing composition for hair

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T048114.20160407

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

05.07.2016

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

11.11.2015

Proc. language

EN

IPC

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

Application no.

03718116.1

Keywords

Sufficiency of disclosure - (yes)

Application title

ETHYLENE OXIDE CATALYST

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2015:T076414.20151111

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D

Decision

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

Online on

05.07.2016

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

21.6.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

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

Application no.

09723090.8

Keywords

Unzulässige Erweiterung (nein) - Hauptantrag
Zurückverweisung (ja)

Application title

Vorsterilisiertes Filtrationssystem zum Einmalgebrauch

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T143114.20160621

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

05.07.2016

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

13.5.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

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

Application no.

06015494.5

Keywords

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

Application title

Vorrichtung und Verfahren zur Herstellung von Kunststoffbeuteln

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T195414.20160513

Distribution

C

Decision

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

Online on

05.07.2016

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

1.6.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B60R 5/04

Application no.

08009788.4

Keywords

Zulassung in das Verfahren (einziger Antrag) NEIN

Application title

Abdeckanordnung

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T087915.20160601

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D

Decision

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

Online on

04.07.2016

Board

3.1.01

Decision date

29.6.2015

Proc. language

DE

IPC

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

Application no.

09709871.9

Keywords

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

Application title

VORRICHTUNG UND VERFAHREN ZUM RÄUMLICHEN HOCHAUFLÖSENDEN ABBILDEN EINER STRUKTUR EINER PROBE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2015:J001112.20150629

Distribution

C

Decision

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

Online on

04.07.2016

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

24.3.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

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

Application no.

05774137.3

Keywords

Main request: inventive step (yes)

Application title

STABILIZED ELECTROCHROMIC MEDIA

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T235109.20160324

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

04.07.2016

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

1.6.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

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

Application no.

04076806.1

Keywords

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

Application title

Drink dispenser

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T145112.20160601

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

04.07.2016

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

8.3.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B82Y 30/00

Application no.

04750548.2

Keywords

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

Application title

WATER DISPERSIBLE POLYTHIOPHENES MADE WITH POLYMERIC ACID COLLOIDS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T170812.20160308

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

04.07.2016

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

14.10.2015

Proc. language

EN

IPC

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

Application no.

08017549.0

Keywords

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

Application title

Conductive composition, and their production method

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2015:T231412.20151014

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

04.07.2016

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

15.6.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

H04L 9/00
G06Q 10/00

Application no.

07803214.1

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja, nach Änderungen)

Application title

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

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T093913.20160615

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

04.07.2016

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

24.6.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F16L 11/15

Application no.

10173724.5

Keywords

Neuheit - Hauptantrag (ja)

Application title

Verbundwellrohr

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T205214.20160624

Distribution

C

Decision

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

Online on

04.07.2016

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

29.4.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B61C 9/12

Application no.

09002919.0

Keywords

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

Application title

Antriebsstrang für ein Kraftfahrzeug mit zwei gleichwertigen Fahrtrichtungen

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T150815.20160429

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

01.07.2016

Board

EBA

Decision date

22.4.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

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

Application no.

99965105.2

Keywords

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

Application title

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

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:R000214.20160422

Distribution

B

Decision

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

Online on

01.07.2016

Board

3.5.07

Decision date

26.4.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H03M 13/11

Application no.

04728245.4

Keywords

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

Application title

Decoding method, decoding device, and program

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T030511.20160426

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

01.07.2016

Board

3.5.07

Decision date

13.5.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 17/30

Application no.

04733534.4

Keywords

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

Application title

Data importation and exportation for computing devices

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T043511.20160513

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

01.07.2016

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

7.4.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

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

Application no.

06848471.6

Keywords

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

Application title

Multivalent PCV2 immunogenic compositions and methods of producing such compositions

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T102011.20160407

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

01.07.2016

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

6.5.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A61G 10/02
F24F 11/00

Application no.

03780104.0

Keywords

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

Application title

AUFENTHALTSRAUM UND VERFAHREN ZUM EINSTELLEN DER RAUMATMOSPHÄRE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T131711.20160506

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

01.07.2016

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

3.5.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B29C 45/50

Application no.

03005275.7

Keywords

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

Application title

Injection molding machine

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T147312.20160503

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

01.07.2016

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

8.6.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B41J 33/36
B41J 33/54

Application no.

07012470.6

Keywords

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

Application title

Tape drive and printing apparatus

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T173012.20160608

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

01.07.2016

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

22.4.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F16L 15/00

Application no.

01967182.5

Keywords

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

Application title

Pipe Integral Threaded Joint

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T191712.20160422

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

01.07.2016

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

20.4.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B60N 2/12
B60N 2/235

Application no.

05005758.7

Keywords

Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

Vehicle seat position adjusting device

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T047013.20160420

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

01.07.2016

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

23.6.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

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

Application no.

06781505.0

Keywords

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

Application title

EXHAUST GAS PURIFYING CATALYST

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T035614.20160623

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

01.07.2016

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

9.5.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B42D 15/10

Application no.

06700276.6

Keywords

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

Application title

Document and method of manufacturing same

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T152414.20160509

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

01.07.2016

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

14.6.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

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

Application no.

08758963.6

Keywords

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

Application title

VERFAHREN ZUM AUFTRAGEN EINER WASHCOATSUSPENSION AUF EINE TRÄGERSTRUKTUR

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T058115.20160614

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 360.582K)

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