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.

December 2016

T 0315/11 () of 7.12.2016

Online on

09.12.2016

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

7.12.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01L 29/06
H01L 29/78
H01L 29/267
H01L 29/165
H01L 21/04
H01L 29/812
H01L 29/732
H01L 29/24
H01L 29/20
H01L 29/16

Application no.

06011118.4

Keywords

Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

Semiconductor device and method of manufacturing the same

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T031511.20161207

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 304.293K)
T 1357/11 () of 12.10.2016

Online on

09.12.2016

Board

3.5.04

Decision date

12.10.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04N 7/24
H04N 5/00
H04N 7/58

Application no.

02758439.0

Keywords

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

Application title

MPEG-4 remote communication device

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T135711.20161012

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 302.528K)
T 0475/14 (Antiperspirant or deodorant composition/Unilever PLC, Unilever N.V.) of 30.6.2016

Online on

09.12.2016

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

30.6.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 8/92
A61K 8/34
A61K 8/04
A61K 8/37
A61Q 15/00

Application no.

03257403.0

Keywords

Main request - Amendments (no)
Auxiliary request 1 - Amendments (no)
Auxiliary request 2 - Amendments (no)
Auxiliary requests 3 and 4 - Admission into the proceedings (no)
Auxiliary request 5 -Inventive step (no)
Auxiliary request 6 - Amendments and inventive step (yes)

Application title

Antiperspirant or deodorant composition

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T047514.20160630

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 471.847K)
T 2434/10 (Custom product design/CIMPRESS SCHWEIZ) of 2.8.2016

Online on

08.12.2016

Board

3.5.07

Decision date

2.8.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 17/21

Application no.

04812723.7

Keywords

Claims - clarity after amendment (yes)
Inventive step - after amendment (yes)
Patentable invention - presentation of information as such (no)

Application title

System and method for custom product design

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T243410.20160802

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 409.868K)
T 0222/11 (Maturation of the immune system in neonates/BAVARIAN NORDIC) of 4.3.2016

Online on

08.12.2016

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

4.3.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 39/285
A61K 39/245

Application no.

03732280.7

Keywords

Sole request - requirements of the EPC met (yes)

Application title

Modified Vaccinia Virus Ankara for the vaccination of neonates

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T022211.20160304

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 484.291K)
T 1525/11 (Fluency A/D functions/JAPAN SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY AGENCY) of 12.10.2016

Online on

08.12.2016

Board

3.5.07

Decision date

12.10.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H03M 1/12
H03F 3/45
H04L 29/02

Application no.

05719929.1

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)

Application title

Signal processing device and method, signal processing program, and recording medium where the program is recorded

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T152511.20161012

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 488.952K)
T 1770/11 () of 30.11.2016

Online on

08.12.2016

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

30.11.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06K 7/00
G06K 19/07

Application no.

07003851.8

Keywords

Claims - clarity (no)

Application title

Multi-mode identification system

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T177011.20161130

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 312.744K)
T 1908/11 () of 6.6.2016

Online on

08.12.2016

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

6.6.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F16J 15/12

Application no.

03016474.3

Keywords

Neuheit (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit (ja)

Application title

Verfahren zur Herstellung von Dichtelementen sowie Dichtelement

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T190811.20160606

Distribution

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Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 438.021K)
T 1330/13 () of 10.11.2016

Online on

08.12.2016

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

10.11.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C03C 13/00
C04B 35/624

Application no.

06808476.3

Keywords

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

Application title

HIGH TEMPERATURE RESISTANT FIBRES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T133013.20161110

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 361.943K)
T 1471/13 () of 12.10.2016

Online on

08.12.2016

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

12.10.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B60T 7/04
B60T 7/10
B60T 13/66

Application no.

06791852.4

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit (Hauptantrag, Hilfsantrag 1, Hilfsantrag 2): NEIN

Application title

VORRICHTUNG UND VERFAHREN ZUM STEUERN EINER ELEKTRISCHEN FESTSTELLBREMSE EINES NUTZFAHRZEUGS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T147113.20161012

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 355.104K)
T 0658/14 (Erfinderische Tätigkeit: JA - Deutlich und vollständig offenbart: JA) of 15.11.2016

Online on

08.12.2016

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

15.11.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B60D 1/14

Application no.

08173077.2

Keywords

-

Application title

Anhängekupplung

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T065814.20161115

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 345.542K)
T 1584/15 () of 21.11.2016

Online on

08.12.2016

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

21.11.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B66F 7/24

Application no.

11007797.1

Keywords

Amendments - added subject-matter (yes)

Application title

A levelling device

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T158415.20161121

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 273.218K)
T 2082/13 () of 8.9.2016

Online on

07.12.2016

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

8.9.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 8/02
A61Q 5/02
A61Q 19/10
C11D 1/29
C11D 1/94
C11D 3/18
C11D 3/382
C11D 1/88
C11D 1/90
C11D 3/20
C11D 3/22
C11D 3/37

Application no.

05786482.9

Keywords

Inventive step - main request (no)
Inventive step - first and second auxiliary request (no)
Third auxiliary request - allowed

Application title

ENHANCED OIL DELIVERY FROM STRUCTURED SURFACTANT FORMULATIONS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T208213.20160908

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 438.923K)
T 0859/14 () of 11.11.2016

Online on

07.12.2016

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

11.11.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B64D 45/02

Application no.

07873670.9

Keywords

Added subject-matter (no)
Remittal for further prosecution (yes)

Application title

LARGE AREA CIRCUITRY USING APPLIQUES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T085914.20161111

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 297.481K)
T 2642/11 () of 15.11.2016

Online on

06.12.2016

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

15.11.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B66B 5/04
B66B 7/02
B66B 7/06

Application no.

01958428.3

Keywords

Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

GOVERNOR AND ELEVATOR

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T264211.20161115

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 348.386K)
T 0066/12 () of 9.11.2016

Online on

06.12.2016

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

9.11.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01M 8/04
H01M 16/00
B60L 11/18
H01M 10/42

Application no.

01972381.6

Keywords

Novelty - selection from a range
Novelty - (no)
Late-filed simulation results - admitted (no)
Late-filed requests
Late-filed request - admitted (no)
Referral to the Enlarged Board of Appeal - (no)

Application title

DC power source with fuel cell

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T006612.20161109

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 441.092K)
T 1825/14 (Wireless communication system/HTC) of 5.9.2016

Online on

06.12.2016

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

5.9.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04W 60/00

Application no.

11002792.7

Keywords

Substantial procedural violation - (yes)

Application title

Method to inform user equipment to perform register procedure in wireless communication system, and related communication device

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T182514.20160905

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 260.990K)
T 0760/15 () of 29.9.2016

Online on

06.12.2016

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

29.9.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B23D 47/04
B27B 5/07

Application no.

08008721.6

Keywords

Grounds for opposition - added subject-matter (yes)
Amendments - allowable (no)
Amendments - broadening of claim (yes)
Correction of errors in decisions
Correction of error - (no)

Application title

Sawing machine of the vertical type

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T076015.20160929

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 300.855K)
T 0547/10 (Transgenic cotton plants/BAYER CROPSCIENCE) of 13.7.2016

Online on

05.12.2016

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

13.7.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12N 15/82
C12Q 1/68
A01H 5/00

Application no.

06762978.2

Keywords

Main request - requirements of the EPC met (yes)

Application title

Herbicide tolerant cotton plants and methods for identifying same

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T054710.20160713

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 386.623K)
T 1743/12 () of 15.7.2016

Online on

05.12.2016

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

15.7.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08F 20/06
C08F 2/10
A61L 15/60

Application no.

04021552.7

Keywords

Amendments - added subject-matter (yes) Main request, Auxiliary requests 1-7
Novelty - (yes) Auxiliary request 8

Application title

Water-absorbent resin having treated surface and process for producing the same

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T174312.20160715

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 383.866K)
T 1637/13 () of 24.10.2016

Online on

05.12.2016

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

24.10.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B64C 13/26
B64C 9/14
B64C 3/50

Application no.

05794250.0

Keywords

Added subject-matter (main request, auxiliary request I : yes)
Substantiation of grounds of appeal concerning inventive step (no)

Application title

SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR PROVIDING DIFFERENTIAL MOTION TO WING HIGH LIFT DEVICES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T163713.20161024

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 320.452K)
T 1738/14 () of 24.6.2016

Online on

05.12.2016

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

24.6.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B42D 15/10

Application no.

08762344.3

Keywords

Novelty - main request (no)
Novelty - auxiliary request 1 (no)
Admissibility of auxiliary requests 2 and 3 - request clearly allowable (no)
Admissibility of late-filed auxiliary request 4 - could have been presented at first instance proceedings (no)

Application title

Holographic Security Device

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T173814.20160624

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 425.387K)
J 0007/15 (Re-establishment of rights) of 12.10.2016

Online on

02.12.2016

Board

3.1.01

Decision date

12.10.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B22F 3/087
B22F 3/11
B22F 3/12
B22F 3/15
B22F 3/16
B22F 3/17

Application no.

10729366.4

Keywords

Re-establishment of rigths - payment of renewal fee - all due care by the applicant (yes) - isolated mistake with a normally satisfactory system

Application title

MULTILEVEL PARTS FROM AGGLOMERATED SPHERICAL METAL POWDER

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:J000715.20161012

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 391.262K)
J 0008/15 (Re-establishment of rights) of 12.10.2016

Online on

02.12.2016

Board

3.1.01

Decision date

12.10.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B22F 3/16
B22F 3/11
B22F 3/12
B22F 3/15
B22F 3/17
C22C 33/02

Application no.

10729365.6

Keywords

Re-establishment of rights - payment of renewal fee
Re-establishment of rights - all due care by the applicant (yes)
Re-establishment of rights - isolated mistake within a normally satisfactory monitoring system

Application title

METHOD FOR THE MANUFACTURE OF A METAL PART

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:J000815.20161012

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 390.515K)
R 0005/16 (Petition clearly unallowable) of 24.10.2016

Online on

02.12.2016

Board

EBA

Decision date

24.10.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61L 24/08

Application no.

07700163.4

Keywords

Fundamental violation of the right to be heard (no)

Application title

LAYERED ADHESIVE CONSTRUCTION WITH ADHESIVE LAYERS HAVING DIFFERENT HYDROCOLLOID COMPOSITION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:R000516.20161024

Distribution

B

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 36.274K)
T 1196/12 (Immunogenic composition/NOVARTIS) of 5.7.2016

Online on

02.12.2016

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

5.7.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 39/39
A61P 31/00

Application no.

02767756.6

Keywords

Inventive step - main request, auxiliary requests 1 to 6 (no)

Application title

Vaccines comprising aluminium adjuvants and histidine

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T119612.20160705

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 360.854K)
T 1961/12 (Storing and accessing personal location-based information/NOKIA) of 10.11.2016

Online on

02.12.2016

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

10.11.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04Q 7/20
H04Q 7/32

Application no.

03760098.8

Keywords

Novelty - all requests (no)

Application title

A method and device for storing and accessing personal information

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T196112.20161110

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 300.953K)
T 2103/14 () of 29.11.2016

Online on

02.12.2016

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

29.11.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F01M 13/04

Application no.

00916937.6

Keywords

Schwerwiegender Verfahrensmangel - mündliche Verhandlung nicht anberaumt
Rückzahlung der Beschwerdegebühr - (ja)

Application title

ÖLABSCHEIDER ZUR ENTÖLUNG VON KURBELGEHÄUSE-ENTLÜFTUNGSGASEN EINER BRENNKRAFTMASCHINE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T210314.20161129

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 255.749K)
T 1931/16 (Patient self-care device/NOVO NORDISK) of 29.11.2016

Online on

02.12.2016

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

29.11.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 19/00

Application no.

05801403.6

Keywords

-

Application title

METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR SELF- MANAGEMENT OF A DISEASE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T193116.20161129

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 219.819K)
T 1921/12 () of 26.10.2016

Online on

01.12.2016

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

26.10.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B24B 31/00
B23F 19/00
F16H 55/06

Application no.

04753821.0

Keywords

Correction of errors in the granted patent by the Examining Division (see points 2 and 3)
Public access to decisions correcting the patent after grant (see point 3.6)
Fundamental procedural defect - (no)
Late-filed auxiliary requests - request clearly allowable (no)
Inventive step - (no)

Application title

SUPERFINISHING LARGE PLANETARY GEAR SYSTEMS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T192112.20161026

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 566.235K)
T 1902/14 () of 28.6.2016

Online on

01.12.2016

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

28.6.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B60J 7/00

Application no.

11159575.7

Keywords

Late-filed document - admitted (yes)
Novelty - main request (no)
Late-filed auxiliary requests - admitted (yes)
Amendments - added subject-matter (yes) auxiliary request 1
Amendments - added subject-matter (no) auxiliary request 2
Sufficiency of disclosure - (yes)
Inventive step - auxiliary request 2 (yes)

Application title

Shade apparatus for vehicle

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T190214.20160628

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 430.465K)
T 0236/15 () of 25.11.2016

Online on

01.12.2016

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

25.11.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01R 13/24

Application no.

07728664.9

Keywords

Admissibility of appeal - notice of appeal
Admissibility of appeal - filed within time limit (no)
Re-establishment of rights - all due care (no)

Application title

CONNECTION DEVICE FOR ELECTRICAL OR ELECTRONIC CONNECTIONS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T023615.20161125

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 329.695K)

November 2016

T 0773/12 (Bimodal dispersions/DOW) of 21.9.2016

Online on

30.11.2016

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

21.9.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C09D 125/10
D21H 19/58
C09D 113/02

Application no.

02723055.6

Keywords

Inventive step - auxiliary request 2 (no)
Late-filed requests A and B
Late-filed request - admitted (no)

Application title

BIMODAL AQUEOUS POLYMER DISPERSIONS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T077312.20160921

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 371.347K)
T 0116/15 (Aufbereitung von Abwasser/BAUER) of 18.11.2016

Online on

30.11.2016

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

18.11.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C02F 3/32
B01D 1/00

Application no.

09001327.7

Keywords

Einspruchsgründe - Gegenstand geht über den Inhalt der Anmeldung in der ursprünglich eingereichten Fassung hinaus (nein)

Application title

Anlage und Verfahren zur Aufbereitung und Entsorgung von salz- und ölhaltigem Abwasser

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T011615.20161118

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 312.363K)
R 0011/14 (Petition for review) of 23.9.2016

Online on

29.11.2016

Board

EBA

Decision date

23.9.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F16K 5/10

Application no.

06742464.8

Keywords

Petition for review (not allowable)
Violation of Art. 112a(2)(c) and (d) EPC (No)

Application title

A control valve

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:R001114.20160923

Distribution

B

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 26.880K)
R 0002/16 (Antrag auf Überprüfung) of 28.10.2016

Online on

29.11.2016

Board

EBA

Decision date

28.10.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A23J 3/08
A23L 1/00
A23C 9/142
A23J 1/20

Application no.

05782792.5

Keywords

Antrag auf Überprüfung (offensichtlich nicht begründet)
Verstoß gegen Art.112a(2)c) (nein)

Application title

VORRICHTUNG UND EIN VERFAHREN ZUR MIKROPARTIKULIERUNG VON FILTRATIONSRETENTATEN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:R000216.20161028

Distribution

B

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 19.587K)
T 1279/12 () of 27.10.2016

Online on

29.11.2016

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

27.10.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A22C 21/06

Application no.

04076819.4

Keywords

Inventive step - main request (yes)
Binding effect of earlier appeal decision after remittal

Application title

Apparatus for breaking tissue connections in poultry suspended by the feet

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T127912.20161027

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 367.125K)
T 2413/12 () of 20.10.2016

Online on

29.11.2016

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

20.10.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F28D 1/03
F28F 3/04

Application no.

03250318.7

Keywords

Novelty - (no)
Summons to oral proceedings - continuation of proceedings without duly summoned party

Application title

Automotive heat exchanger

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T241312.20161020

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 282.550K)
T 1553/13 () of 23.11.2016

Online on

29.11.2016

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

23.11.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

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

Application no.

08716627.8

Keywords

Beschwerde nicht fristgerecht eingelegt

Application title

ABGASANLAGE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T155313.20161123

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 243.867K)
T 2227/13 () of 23.9.2016

Online on

29.11.2016

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

23.9.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A23D 9/00
A23C 11/02
A23C 19/09
A23C 20/00
A23L 1/29
A23L 1/30

Application no.

08766864.6

Keywords

Inventive step (no): main request and auxiliary requests I and II
Added subject-matter (yes): auxiliary request III

Application title

VEGETABLE FAT BLEND AND EDIBLE PRODUCTS CONTAINING SUCH A FAT BLEND

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T222713.20160923

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 472.169K)
T 0327/15 () of 5.10.2016

Online on

29.11.2016

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

5.10.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61M 1/18
A61M 1/16
B01D 61/24
B01D 63/02

Application no.

05768322.9

Keywords

Substantial procedural violation - appealed decision reasoned
(no) - reimbursement of appeal fee (yes)
Remittal to the department of first instance - fundamental
deficiency in first instance proceedings (yes)

Application title

POLYSULFONE HEMODIALYZER

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T032715.20161005

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 353.399K)
T 0992/11 (Modifying software/EXTREME NETWORKS) of 25.10.2016

Online on

28.11.2016

Board

3.5.06

Decision date

25.10.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 9/445

Application no.

05775076.2

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)

Application title

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR MODIFYING SOFTWARE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T099211.20161025

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 311.022K)
T 1928/11 () of 23.11.2016

Online on

28.11.2016

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

23.11.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G01F 1/84
G01N 9/00

Application no.

04797605.5

Keywords

Neuheit - (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)

Application title

MESSAUFNEHMER VOM VIBRATIONSTYP

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T192811.20161123

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 321.119K)
T 2210/12 () of 7.10.2016

Online on

28.11.2016

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

7.10.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B23Q 39/02
B23P 23/00
B29C 65/78
B23P 21/00
B26D 1/38
B29C 65/00
B29C 65/48

Application no.

05007505.0

Keywords

Neuheit - (nein)
offenkundige Vorbenutzung (ja)
Geheimhaltungsverpflichtung (nein)
Änderungen - unzulässige Erweiterung (ja)

Application title

Vorrichtung zum Stanzen und Schweissen oder Kleben von Werkstücken

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T221012.20161007

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 341.109K)
T 0691/15 () of 27.9.2016

Online on

28.11.2016

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

27.9.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A24D 1/02
A24D 1/00

Application no.

01992470.3

Keywords

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

Application title

PROCESS FOR PRODUCING SMOKING ARTICLES WITH REDUCED IGNITION PROCLIVITY CHARACTERISTICS AND PRODUCTS MADE ACCORDING TO SAME

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T069115.20160927

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 371.461K)
D 0006/16 () of 11.11.2016

Online on

25.11.2016

Board

DBA

Decision date

11.11.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

-

Application no.

-

Keywords

-

Application title

-

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:D000616.20161111

Distribution

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 42.121K)
T 1741/12 (Head assignment for tape lamination machine/BOEING) of 3.11.2016

Online on

25.11.2016

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

3.11.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G05B 19/4093
G05B 19/4097
G05B 19/4099
B29C 70/30
B65H 81/00

Application no.

06256522.1

Keywords

Inventive step (main and first to fifth auxiliary requests)
Inventive step - no
Admissibility (sixth to ninth auxiliary requests) - no

Application title

Head assignment modeling and simulation for a Multiple Head Tape Lamination Machine.

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T174112.20161103

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 390.790K)
T 1265/13 (Biological sample storage/BIOMATRICA) of 26.10.2016

Online on

25.11.2016

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

26.10.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B01L 3/00
C12Q 1/68
G01S 13/00
G06K 19/07

Application no.

05778182.5

Keywords

Main request and auxiliary requests 1 to 4 - amended claims relating to unsearched subject-matter
Right to be heard - non-attendance at oral proceedings
Auxiliary requests 5 to 9 - lack of clarity of the claims

Application title

INTEGRATION OF SAMPLE STORAGE AND SAMPLE MANAGEMENT FOR LIFE SCIENCE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T126513.20161026

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 305.395K)
T 1107/15 () of 28.10.2016

Online on

25.11.2016

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

28.10.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C23C 14/34
C22C 27/02
C22F 1/18
H01L 21/28
H01L 21/285
C22F 1/00

Application no.

10777652.8

Keywords

Sufficiency of disclosure - (yes)
Claims - clarity (yes)

Application title

TANTALUM SPUTTERING TARGET

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T110715.20161028

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 263.697K)
T 2047/15 () of 5.10.2016

Online on

25.11.2016

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

5.10.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B60R 22/48

Application no.

10844555.2

Keywords

Main Request- Inventive step -(no)
Auxiliary Requests- not admitted

Application title

SEATBELT RETRACTOR AND SEATBELT DEVICE PROVIDED WITH SAME

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T204715.20161005

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 320.140K)
T 2123/11 () of 12.10.2016

Online on

24.11.2016

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

12.10.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06K 19/00

Application no.

06851704.4

Keywords

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

Application title

SYSTEM AND METHODS FOR TRACKING AIRCRAFT COMPONENTS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T212311.20161012

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 291.869K)
T 1581/12 (Outer membrane protein immunogen Neisseria/GLAXOSMITHKLINE) of 15.9.2016

Online on

24.11.2016

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

15.9.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12N 15/31
C07K 14/22
C07K 16/12
C12Q 1/68
A61K 39/095
G01N 33/50

Application no.

05077865.3

Keywords

Main Request - admissibility (yes);
Main Request - meets all requirements of the EPC (yes)

Application title

Neisseria antigens and compositions

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T158112.20160915

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 557.562K)
T 1678/12 (Composition pour la décoloration et la coloration / L'OREAL) of 5.10.2016

Online on

24.11.2016

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

5.10.2016

Proc. language

FR

IPC

A61Q 5/10

Application no.

06116140.2

Keywords

Activité inventive - (non)

Application title

Composition pour la décoloration et la Coloration simultanées des fibres kératiniques comprenant un colorant anionique ou non ionique et un polymère associatif

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T167812.20161005

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 363.407K)
T 1954/12 (Recombinant vitamin K epoxide reductase/UNIVERSITY NORTH CAROLINA) of 27.10.2016

Online on

24.11.2016

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

27.10.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12N 15/68
C12N 9/04

Application no.

07109353.8

Keywords

Main Request - meets all requirements of the EPC (yes)

Application title

Cells coexpressing vitamin K reductase and vitamin K dependent protein and use thereof to improve the productivity of said vitamin K dependent protein

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T195412.20161027

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 475.580K)
T 2004/12 () of 14.10.2016

Online on

24.11.2016

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

14.10.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B65D 75/58
B65D 77/20
B65D 75/30

Application no.

06114576.9

Keywords

Late filed evidence - admitted (no)
Inventive step - main and first auxiliary request (no); second auxiliary request (yes)

Application title

Peelable vacuum skin packages

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T200412.20161014

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 411.054K)
T 1237/13 () of 27.9.2016

Online on

24.11.2016

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

27.9.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B23B 27/22
B23B 27/16
B23D 77/02

Application no.

07705087.0

Keywords

Amendments
Inventive step

Application title

A CUTTING INSERT

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T123713.20160927

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 358.251K)
T 2401/13 (Pop-up window/PHILIPS) of 13.10.2016

Online on

24.11.2016

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

13.10.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 19/00

Application no.

07826672.3

Keywords

Inventive step - (no): obvious implementation of an administrative rule

Application title

Clinician decision support system

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T240113.20161013

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 338.870K)
T 0320/15 () of 15.9.2016

Online on

24.11.2016

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

15.9.2016

Proc. language

FR

IPC

B32B 9/04
B32B 15/20
B32B 37/00
C04B 35/536
F16J 15/12

Application no.

07730944.1

Keywords

Droit d'être entendu - vice substantiel de procédure (non)
Moyens invoqués tardivement - recevables (non)
Activité inventive - requête principale (non)
Activité inventive - requête subsidiaire 1 (non)
Activité inventive - requête subsidiaire 2 (oui)

Application title

JOINTS D'ETANCHEITE MULTICOUCHES GRAPHITE SOUPLE/METAL ADAPTES A DES CONDITIONS DE SERVICE A HAUTE TEMPERATURE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T032015.20160915

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 494.144K)
T 0210/13 (Touch-sensitive panel/ELO) of 22.9.2016

Online on

23.11.2016

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

22.9.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 3/048
G06F 3/043

Application no.

08290067.1

Keywords

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

Application title

Touch-sensitive panel

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T021013.20160922

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 286.318K)
T 0351/13 () of 3.11.2016

Online on

23.11.2016

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

3.11.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

D01D 5/04
D02G 1/12

Application no.

05739043.7

Keywords

Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

CELLULOSE ACETATE TOW AND METHOD OF MAKING SAME

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T035113.20161103

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 304.777K)
T 0398/13 () of 29.9.2016

Online on

23.11.2016

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

29.9.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B66C 23/70
E04G 21/04

Application no.

08152672.5

Keywords

Inventive step - main request (no)
Late-filed auxiliary requests - admitted (no)

Application title

Boom for the distribution of concrete for work vehicles and relative production method

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T039813.20160929

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 407.545K)
T 1369/13 () of 20.10.2016

Online on

23.11.2016

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

20.10.2016

Proc. language

FR

IPC

G02B 23/26
G02B 6/06
A61B 1/00

Application no.

07731440.9

Keywords

Activité inventive - après modification
Activité inventive - (oui)
Vice substantiel de procédure - (non)
Remboursement de la taxe de recours - (non)

Application title

DISPOSITIF ET PROCEDE D'ENDOSCOPIE POUR UNE OBSERVATION SIMULTANEE DE PLUSIEURS ZONES D'INTERET

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T136913.20161020

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 377.903K)
T 1496/13 (Jetness/CABOT) of 18.4.2016

Online on

23.11.2016

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

18.4.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C09C 1/56
C08K 3/04

Application no.

06759836.7

Keywords

Amendments - extension of the protection conferred (no)
Sufficiency of disclosure - (yes)
Inventive step (yes)
Inventive step - non-obvious modified product

Application title

CARBON BLACKS AND POLYMERS CONTAINING THE SAME

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T149613.20160418

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 467.019K)
T 2374/13 (Molecular imprinted contact lenses/AUBURN) of 20.7.2016

Online on

23.11.2016

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

20.7.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07D 487/04
A61K 31/5025
A61P 3/04

Application no.

06734512.4

Keywords

Oral proceedings - held in absence of appellant
Main request, auxiliary requests 1 and 2: sufficiency of disclosure - undue burden (yes)
Appeal decision - remittal to the department of first instance (yes)

Application title

Contact drug delivery system

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T237413.20160720

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 398.805K)
T 1060/11 () of 11.10.2016

Online on

22.11.2016

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

11.10.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01L 29/06
H01L 33/00
H01J 1/312
H01J 9/02

Application no.

03744009.6

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)

Application title

QUANTUM DEVICE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T106011.20161011

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 330.538K)
T 2562/11 () of 7.11.2016

Online on

22.11.2016

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

7.11.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B21D 24/10
G05B 19/18

Application no.

06722642.3

Keywords

Einspruchsgründe - mangelnde Patentierbarkeit (nein)
Einspruchsgründe - mangelhafte Offenbarung (nein)
Einspruchsgründe - Gegenstand geht über den Inhalt der früheren Anmeldung hinaus (nein)
Neuheit - (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)
Spät eingereichte Tatsachen - zugelassen (nein)
Spät eingereichte Tatsachen - eingereicht mit der Beschwerdebegründung
Spät eingereichte Tatsachen - Einwand hätte bereits im erstinstanzlichen Verfahren vorgebracht werden können (ja)

Application title

VERFAHREN UND VORRICHTUNG ZUR STEUERUNG UND REGELUNG VON SERVO-ELEKTRISCHEN ZIEHKISSEN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T256211.20161107

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 385.268K)
T 0772/12 (Detection of renal tubular cell injury/CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL AND … of 16.6.2016

Online on

22.11.2016

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

16.6.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01N 33/68

Application no.

04758356.2

Keywords

Summons to oral proceedings - non-attendance of party
Amendments - allowable (yes)
Sufficiency of disclosure - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

A METHOD AND KIT FOR DETECTING THE EARLY ONSET OF RENAL TUBULAR CELL INJURY

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T077212.20160616

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 433.507K)
T 0628/14 () of 30.6.2016

Online on

22.11.2016

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

30.6.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B60S 5/04
B60C 29/06
B29C 73/16

Application no.

08158282.7

Keywords

Exercise of opposition division's discretion not to admit late-filed documents - (confirmed)
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

Kit for inflating and repairing inflatable articles, in particular tyres

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T062814.20160630

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 440.570K)
T 0750/11 (BASF SE / INVISTA Technologies) of 3.3.2016

Online on

21.11.2016

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

3.3.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C07C 253/10
C07C 255/04

Application no.

05701204.9

Keywords

Hauptantrag: Änderungen veranlasst durch Einspruchsgrund - Änderungen zulässig (ja) - unzulässige Erweiterung (nein)
Klarheit (ja)
Ausreichende Offenbarung (nein)
Hilfsantrag I - Änderungen - unzulässige Erweiterung (nein)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit (ja)

Application title

VERFAHREN ZUR HERSTELLUNG VON DINITRILEN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T075011.20160303

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 413.191K)
T 2475/11 (Brandgeschützte Verbundsysteme) of 5.4.2016

Online on

21.11.2016

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

5.4.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C09K 21/14
C04B 26/26
C04B 28/26
C04B 26/16

Application no.

04740708.5

Keywords

Hauptantrag - Neuheit (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit (ja)

Application title

FEUERHEMMENDES BRANDSCHUTZELEMENT

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T247511.20160405

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 393.191K)
T 1809/12 (Industrial control and monitoring method/ROCKWELL) of 21.10.2016

Online on

21.11.2016

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

21.10.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G05B 19/048

Application no.

03025567.3

Keywords

Inventive step (all requests)
Inventive step - (no)
Reimbursement of the appeal fee - (no)

Application title

Industrial control and monitoring method and system

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T180912.20161021

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 369.035K)
T 2035/14 () of 9.11.2016

Online on

21.11.2016

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

9.11.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B60T 13/58
B60T 8/17
B60T 13/68

Application no.

10174896.0

Keywords

Eindeutigkeit eines mangelhaften Abbuchungsauftrags (ja)
Rückzahlung der Wiedereinsetzungsgebühr (ja)

Application title

Verfahren zum Betrieb einer Bremseinrichtung für ein hydraulisch gebremstes Zugfahrzeug

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T203514.20161109

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 253.456K)
J 0015/16 () of 11.11.2016

Online on

17.11.2016

Board

3.1.01

Decision date

11.11.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 17/60
G07F 19/00

Application no.

03808202.0

Keywords

No statement of grounds
Appeal inadmissible

Application title

SECURE ELECTRONIC PAYMENT MESSAGING SYSTEM WITH RECONCILABLE FINALITY

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:J001516.20161111

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 221.485K)
T 2547/12 (Reducing bone fracture /ELI LILLY) of 22.7.2016

Online on

17.11.2016

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

22.7.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 38/29
A61P 19/08

Application no.

10180447.4

Keywords

Sole request: requirements of EPC met (yes)

Application title

Method of increasing bone toughness and stiffness and reducing fractures

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T254712.20160722

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 302.105K)
T 1738/13 () of 6.9.2016

Online on

17.11.2016

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

6.9.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08F 297/08
C08L 23/06
C08L 23/08

Application no.

05808420.3

Keywords

Late-filed evidence - admitted (no)
Sufficiency of disclosure - Main request (no)
Sufficiency of disclosure - First auxiliary request (yes)
Amendment occasioned by ground for opposition - First auxiliary request (yes)

Application title

POLYETHYLENE MOLDING COMPOSITION FOR COATING STEEL PIPES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T173813.20160906

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 393.540K)
T 1802/13 (Brain stimulation/CLEVELAND) of 10.11.2016

Online on

17.11.2016

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

10.11.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 19/00

Application no.

05794215.3

Keywords

Oral proceedings - non-attendance of appellant
Inventive step of "mixed invention"
Inventive step - (no): no technical effect derivable from the manner in which information is presented

Application title

Method and system for creating deep brain stimulation models

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T180213.20161110

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 372.688K)
D 0003/16 () of 25.8.2016

Online on

16.11.2016

Board

DBA

Decision date

25.8.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

-

Application no.

-

Keywords

-

Application title

-

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:D000316.20160825

Distribution

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 42.812K)
D 0005/16 () of 25.8.2016

Online on

16.11.2016

Board

DBA

Decision date

25.8.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

-

Application no.

-

Keywords

-

Application title

-

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:D000516.20160825

Distribution

Decision

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D 0007/16 () of 25.8.2016

Online on

16.11.2016

Board

DBA

Decision date

25.8.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

-

Application no.

-

Keywords

-

Application title

-

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:D000716.20160825

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Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 51.630K)
T 0792/12 () of 14.9.2016

Online on

16.11.2016

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

14.9.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F01N 7/10

Application no.

07008152.6

Keywords

Novelty - main request, auxiliary request 3 (no); auxiliary requests 5 and 11 (yes)
Amendments - added subject matter
Amendments - auxiliary requests 1, 2 and 4 (yes)
Inventive step - auxiliary request 5 (no); auxiliary request 11 (yes)
Substantial procedural violation - appealed decision sufficiently reasoned (no)
Remittal to the department of first instance - (no)
Reimbursement of appeal fee - (no)
"Interruption by the Board of a party's pleading - impartiality (Point 2.1 to 2.3)"

Application title

Exhaust manifold for internal combustion engine

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T079212.20160914

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 548.328K)
T 2061/12 () of 19.10.2016

Online on

16.11.2016

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

19.10.2016

Proc. language

FR

IPC

B25C 1/08
F17C 13/04
F16L 29/02
F16K 1/30

Application no.

02805369.2

Keywords

Opposition - formée et recevable (oui)
Activité inventive - (oui)

Application title

CARTOUCHE DE GAZ COMPRIME POUR APPAREIL DE FIXATION A RECCORD INTEGRE D ETANCHEITE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T206112.20161019

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D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 408.374K)
T 2143/12 (Ohreinsatz/SIEMENS AUDIOLOGISCHE TECHNIK) of 7.9.2016

Online on

16.11.2016

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

7.9.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

H04R 25/00

Application no.

05001144.4

Keywords

Antrag eingereicht in der mündlichen Verhandlung - zugelassen (nein)

Application title

Ohreinsatz für Hörgeräte

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T214312.20160907

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D

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Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 270.215K)
T 2198/12 (Lebenszeichentelegramm/SIEMENS) of 27.10.2016

Online on

16.11.2016

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

27.10.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G05B 19/042
G06F 11/00

Application no.

06011855.1

Keywords

Neuheit - (nein)
Spät eingereichter Hilfsantrag - zugelassen (nein)

Application title

Verfahren zum Betrieb eines Automatisierungssystems, Kommunikationsteilnehmer und Automatisierungssystem

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T219812.20161027

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D

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Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 321.867K)
T 1285/13 (miR-1/MAX-PLANCK-GESELLSCHAFT) of 20.10.2016

Online on

16.11.2016

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

20.10.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12N 15/11
A61K 48/00

Application no.

02782801.1

Keywords

Main request - requirements of the EPC met (yes)

Application title

MICRO-RNA MOLECULES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T128513.20161020

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 365.980K)
T 1361/11 () of 23.9.2016

Online on

15.11.2016

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

23.9.2016

Proc. language

FR

IPC

G07F 7/00
E04H 6/14
G07B 15/00

Application no.

07731071.2

Keywords

Activité inventive - requête principale (non)
Activité inventive - requêtes subsidiaires (non)

Application title

PROCÉDÉ ET SYSTÈME DE TRANSPORT COLLECTIF

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T136111.20160923

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D

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Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 417.039K)
T 0427/12 () of 6.10.2016

Online on

15.11.2016

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

6.10.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61B 5/00

Application no.

07763115.8

Keywords

Amendments - allowable (no)

Application title

MULTIUSER WELLNESS PARAMETER MONITORING SYSTEM

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T042712.20161006

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D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 299.667K)
T 0891/12 () of 12.10.2016

Online on

15.11.2016

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

12.10.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61M 25/00
A61M 25/10
A61F 2/06

Application no.

04811126.4

Keywords

Novelty (yes)
Inventive step (yes)

Application title

Catheter tip

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T089112.20161012

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D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 303.615K)
T 1101/12 () of 13.10.2016

Online on

15.11.2016

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

13.10.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01L 21/20
H01L 21/02

Application no.

06124375.4

Keywords

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

Application title

Method of forming highly orientated silicon film, method of manufacturing three-dimensional semiconductor device, and three-dimensional semiconductor device

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T110112.20161013

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 292.653K)
T 2079/12 () of 8.11.2016

Online on

15.11.2016

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

8.11.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F01M 13/02
G05D 16/06
F16K 7/17

Application no.

10155334.5

Keywords

Änderungen - zulässig (ja)
Patentansprüche - Deutlichkeit (ja)
Neuheit - nach Änderung
Neuheit - (ja)
Beschwerdeentscheidung - Zurückverweisung an die erste Instanz (ja)

Application title

Druckregelventil

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T207912.20161108

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D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 272.004K)
T 1050/13 () of 8.11.2016

Online on

15.11.2016

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

8.11.2016

Proc. language

FR

IPC

A61M 5/168

Application no.

07825823.3

Keywords

Modifications - extension au-delà du contenu de la demande telle que déposée (non)
recevabilité du recours - requête implicite

Application title

DISPOSITIF MÉDICAL POUR L'ADMINISTRATION D'UNE SOLUTION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T105013.20161108

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D

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Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 305.131K)
T 1900/13 () of 1.7.2016

Online on

15.11.2016

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

1.7.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A61G 13/08
A61G 13/10

Application no.

07015262.4

Keywords

Neuheit - (ja)

Application title

Operationstisch

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T190013.20160701

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 708.603K)
T 0875/15 () of 14.7.2016

Online on

15.11.2016

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

14.7.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B62D 1/28
B62D 15/02
B66C 19/00
B66F 9/06
B66C 13/48

Application no.

08000600.0

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit (Hauptantrag, Hilfsantrag 6, 8) NEIN (Hilfsantrag 9) JA

Application title

Portalhubstapler mit automatischer Lenkung

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T087515.20160714

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 376.301K)
T 1634/15 (CODIS core STR loci forensic human identification/PROMEGA) of 14.10.2016

Online on

15.11.2016

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

14.10.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12Q 1/68

Application no.

99965030.2

Keywords

Main and sole request (claims as granted) - novelty (no)
Referral of question to the Enlarged Board of Appeal (no)

Application title

MULTIPLEX AMPLIFICATION OF SHORT TANDEM REPEAT LOCI

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T163415.20161014

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D

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 389.154K)
T 2546/11 () of 25.10.2016

Online on

14.11.2016

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

25.10.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

H01H 37/54
H01H 1/50

Application no.

99100553.9

Keywords

Neuheit - (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)

Application title

Temperaturabhängiger Schalter

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T254611.20161025

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 284.030K)
T 1118/12 (Immune-compromised patient/GLAXOSMITHKLINE) of 1.3.2016

Online on

14.11.2016

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

1.3.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 39/116

Application no.

02806591.0

Keywords

Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (no)

Application title

Glycoconjugate vaccines for use in immune-compromised populations

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T111812.20160301

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 385.734K)
T 1383/12 () of 20.9.2016

Online on

14.11.2016

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

20.9.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F02M 31/13

Application no.

03758110.5

Keywords

Admissibility of appeal
Claims - clarity
Claims - main request (yes)
Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

MODULE FOR HEATING THE INTAKE GASES OF AN AUTOMOTIVE ENGINE, WITH INTEGRATED ELECTRONIC TEMPERATURE CONTROL

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T138312.20160920

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 378.149K)
T 1815/12 () of 12.8.2016

Online on

14.11.2016

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

12.8.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B29C 45/26
B29C 45/27
B29L 11/00
B29D 11/02
B29C 33/00

Application no.

05803636.9

Keywords

Late-filed requests
Late-filed request - admitted
Novelty - main request (no)
Inventive step - auxiliary requests (no)

Application title

Apparatus for injection moulding an intraocular lens device

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T181512.20160812

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D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 389.840K)
T 1618/13 (NON-ISOTOPIC DETECTION OF OSTEOBLASTIC ACTIVITY IN VIVO USING … of 16.6.2016

Online on

14.11.2016

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

16.6.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 49/00

Application no.

01986230.9

Keywords

All request - Article 84 EPC (no)

Application title

NON-ISOTOPIC DETECTION OF OSTEOBLASTIC ACTIVITY IN VIVO USING MODIFIED BISPHOSPHONATES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T161813.20160616

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D

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 401.308K)
T 0289/14 (Bonded carboxymethylcellulose / M-REAL OYJ) of 28.9.2016

Online on

14.11.2016

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

28.9.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

D21H 17/25

Application no.

99918016.9

Keywords

Added matter (main request) : yes
Inventive step (auxiliary requests 1 and 2) : no
Inventive step - obvious alternative
Added matter (auxiliary requests 3 to 5) : yes

Application title

A method for producing a fiber product

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T028914.20160928

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 422.036K)
T 0353/14 () of 15.9.2016

Online on

14.11.2016

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

15.9.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H05K 7/20
F28D 19/04

Application no.

07115828.1

Keywords

Novelty - internet disclosure
Novelty - availability to the public (no)

Application title

Apparatus and method for cooling a space in a data center by means of recirculation air

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T035314.20160915

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 363.810K)
T 1575/11 (Vulnerability detection/MICROSOFT) of 20.10.2016

Online on

11.11.2016

Board

3.5.06

Decision date

20.10.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 9/445

Application no.

04014752.2

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)

Application title

Automatic detection and patching of vulnerable files

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T157511.20161020

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 303.678K)
T 1890/11 () of 20.9.2016

Online on

11.11.2016

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

20.9.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G02B 5/04
G02B 5/08
G02B 3/00
G02B 23/04
G01B 11/14
G01C 1/02

Application no.

05814475.9

Keywords

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

Application title

FERNROHR UND PANFOKAL-FERNROHR MIT PLANKONVEX- ODER PLANKONKAVLINSE UND DAMIT VERBUNDENEM UMLENKMITTEL

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T189011.20160920

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 544.820K)
T 0998/12 () of 27.9.2016

Online on

11.11.2016

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

27.9.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B23B 27/14

Application no.

99890086.4

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hauptantrag (nein)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hilfsantrag 1 (nein)
Mit der Beschwerdebegründung eingereichter Antrag - Hilfsanträge 2-4 - Anträge wurden im Einspruchsverfahren explizit zurückgenommen
Änderungen - Hilfsanträge 5-9
Änderungen - Erweiterung des Patentanspruchs (ja)
Spät eingereichter Hilfsantrag - Hilfsantrag 10 - Antrag eindeutig gewährbar (nein)

Application title

Schneideinsatz für Zerspanungswerkzeuge

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T099812.20160927

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 377.682K)
T 2231/12 (Darstellung von Automatisierungsprozessen/SIEMENS) of 14.10.2016

Online on

11.11.2016

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

14.10.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G05B 19/042

Application no.

03029426.8

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (nein)

Application title

Web-basierte Darstellung von Automatisierungsprozessen

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T223112.20161014

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 277.707K)
T 0416/13 (Dust eliminator / LG) of 27.10.2016

Online on

11.11.2016

Board

3.5.06

Decision date

27.10.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 1/20
H05K 7/20

Application no.

08166773.5

Keywords

Inventive step - main request (no)
Inventive step - auxiliary request 1 (no)
Inventive step - auxiliary request 2 (yes)

Application title

Dust eliminator for computer and control method thereof

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T041613.20161027

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 335.820K)
T 1646/13 (Composition oxydante pour le traitement des fibres kératiniques … of 25.5.2016

Online on

11.11.2016

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

25.5.2016

Proc. language

FR

IPC

A61K 8/898
A61Q 5/10
A61Q 5/04

Application no.

02292747.9

Keywords

Documents recevables (oui)
Requête principale - Activité inventive (oui)

Application title

Composition oxydante pour le traitement des fibres kératiniques comprenant une silicone aminée particulière

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T164613.20160525

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 375.781K)
T 0569/14 (Tapetensubstrat / GLATFELTER DRESDEN) of 21.7.2016

Online on

11.11.2016

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

21.7.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

D21H 27/20
D21H 27/38
B32B 29/00

Application no.

07803541.7

Keywords

Ausführbarkeit (Hauptantrag) : nein
Zulässigkeit des Hilfsantrags 6 : nein

Application title

Tapetensubstrat und Verfahren zu seiner Herstellung

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T056914.20160721

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 427.749K)
T 1555/14 () of 2.11.2016

Online on

11.11.2016

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

2.11.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F01D 5/18

Application no.

02253253.5

Keywords

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

Application title

Turbine airfoil with single aft flowing three pass serpentine cooling circuit

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T155514.20161102

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 222.942K)
T 1196/15 (Puncturing pattern/SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS) of 18.10.2016

Online on

11.11.2016

Board

3.5.07

Decision date

18.10.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H03M 13/11

Application no.

09153078.2

Keywords

Amendments - third auxiliary request (not allowable)
Amendments - fifth auxiliary request (allowable)
Claims - clarity
Claims - fifth auxiliary request (yes)
Remittal to the department of first instance - (yes)

Application title

Method and apparatus for channel encoding and decoding in a communication system using low-density parity-check codes

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T119615.20161018

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 517.656K)
T 0050/14 (Kompensation von Beschleunigungsstörgrößen/WIPOTEC) of 6.10.2016

Online on

09.11.2016

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

6.10.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G01G 23/12

Application no.

06742234.5

Keywords

Neuheit - Hauptantrag (nein)
Spät eingereichte Hilfsanträge - zugelassen (nein)

Application title

WÄGEVORRICHTUNG, INSBESONDERE MEHRSPUR-WÄGEVORRICHTUNG

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T005014.20161006

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 320.130K)
R 0001/15 (Antrag auf Überprüfung) of 3.6.2016

Online on

08.11.2016

Board

EBA

Decision date

3.6.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G01F 23/284
H05K 5/06

Application no.

98104762.4

Keywords

Antrag auf Überprüfung (nicht begründet)
Verstoß gegen Art.112a(2)c) (nein)

Application title

Elektronisches Gerät für den Einsatz in explosionsgefährdeten Bereichen

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:R000115.20160603

Distribution

B

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 34.083K)
T 1110/11 () of 20.9.2016

Online on

08.11.2016

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

20.9.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B23Q 1/00
B23B 19/02

Application no.

02762966.6

Keywords

Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

SPINDLE DEVICE OF MACHINE TOOL AND METHOD OF REPLACING SPINDLE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T111011.20160920

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 311.549K)
T 1406/12 (Synchronizing a control signal of a slave follower with a master … of 28.10.2016

Online on

08.11.2016

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

28.10.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G05B 19/414

Application no.

08869139.9

Keywords

Inventive step - main and first auxiliary requests (no)
Clarity - first and second auxiliary requests (no)

Application title

Methods and systems for synchronizing a control signal of a slave follower with a master source

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T140612.20161028

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 301.062K)
T 0918/14 () of 2.11.2016

Online on

08.11.2016

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

2.11.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F02B 75/04
H02K 7/18

Application no.

08775256.4

Keywords

Erklärung nach Artikel 17(2) a) PCT - unvollständige Recherche
Zusätzliche Recherche
Ermessensentscheidung nach Regel 137(3) EPÜ
Schwerwiegender Verfahrensfehler (ja)
Zurückverweisung (ja)
Rückzahlung der Beschwerdegebühr (ja)

Application title

FREIKOLBENVORRICHTUNG UND VERFAHREN ZUR STEUERUNG UND/ODER REGELUNG EINER FREIKOLBENVORRICHTUNG

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T091814.20161102

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 362.546K)
T 0745/11 (Erstellen eines Lageplans/S-Y SYSTEMS) of 28.10.2016

Online on

07.11.2016

Board

3.5.07

Decision date

28.10.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G06F 17/50

Application no.

04740816.6

Keywords

Patentansprüche - Klarheit
Patentansprüche - Hauptantrag (ja)

Application title

Verfahren und Vorrichtung zum Erstellen eines Lageplans für einen Leitungssatz, insbesondere für ein Kraftfahrzeug

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T074511.20161028

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 387.456K)
T 2316/13 () of 6.10.2016

Online on

07.11.2016

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

6.10.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C09J 175/00
C08G 18/10
C08G 18/76

Application no.

07703176.3

Keywords

Neuheit
Erfinderische Tätigkeit

Application title

KLEB-/DICHTSTOFFZUSAMMENSETZUNG MIT DOPPELTEM HÄRTUNGSMECHANISMUS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T231613.20161006

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 419.101K)
T 0104/12 (Metadata-based query/SAP) of 8.9.2016

Online on

03.11.2016

Board

3.5.07

Decision date

8.9.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 17/30

Application no.

04740649.1

Keywords

Inventive step - all requests (no)

Application title

Metadata based query

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T010412.20160908

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 387.465K)
T 0697/12 () of 29.9.2016

Online on

03.11.2016

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

29.9.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01L 29/786
H01P 1/15

Application no.

06786943.8

Keywords

Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR USE IN IMPROVING LINEARITY OF MOSFETS USING AN ACCUMULATED CHARGE SINK

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T069712.20160929

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 330.721K)
T 2278/13 () of 20.9.2016

Online on

03.11.2016

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

20.9.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B32B 27/32
H01G 4/30
H01B 3/44

Application no.

06119897.4

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (nein, alle Anträge)

Application title

Biaxial orientierte Elektroisolierfolie

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T227813.20160920

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 494.883K)
T 1383/16 (Mousse à raser sans savon à base de n-acylsarcosinate et d'acide … of 25.10.2016

Online on

03.11.2016

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

25.10.2016

Proc. language

FR

IPC

A61K 8/04
A61K 8/31
A61K 8/36
A61K 8/44
A61Q 9/02

Application no.

07121861.4

Keywords

Recevabilité du recours - absence de mémoire de recours

Application title

Mousse à raser sans savon à base de n-acylsarcosinate et d'acide gras saturé linéaire libre; procédé de rasage

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T138316.20161025

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 220.425K)
T 0521/12 (Graphical interface for information retrieval and simulation/BOEING) of 2.6.2016

Online on

02.11.2016

Board

3.5.07

Decision date

2.6.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 17/30

Application no.

03075856.9

Keywords

Sufficiency of disclosure - (yes)

Application title

Integrated management system for technical information

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T052112.20160602

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 448.325K)
T 0564/12 () of 14.9.2016

Online on

02.11.2016

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

14.9.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A24F 23/04

Application no.

04749206.1

Keywords

prior use (proven) - Main request (no)
Inventive step - Auxiliary request (no)
Referral to the Enlarged Board of Appeal - (no)

Application title

SNUFF-BOX WITH LID

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T056412.20160914

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 511.479K)
T 0827/12 () of 6.10.2016

Online on

02.11.2016

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

6.10.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A01K 5/02

Application no.

99204058.4

Keywords

Novelty - (yes)
Novelty - after amendment
Inventive step - (yes)
Inventive step - after amendment
Grounds for opposition - insufficiency of disclosure (no)

Application title

A method of automatically milking and feeding animals

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T082712.20161006

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 436.129K)
T 1689/12 () of 5.10.2016

Online on

02.11.2016

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

5.10.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C23C 2/00
C23C 2/20
C23C 2/24
C23C 2/40

Application no.

05756220.9

Keywords

Main request - could have been maintained in first instance proceedings (yes) (see points 1.2 and 1.4)
Auxiliary request - addition of independent claims to the set of claims maintained in first instance - admissible (yes) - inventive (yes)
Reformatio in peius - maintained claims in a set with other (added) claims cannot be challenged by non-appealing opponent (point 2.2.2)

Application title

A DEVICE AND A METHOD FOR STABILIZING A METALLIC OBJECT

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T168912.20161005

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 514.041K)
T 1319/14 () of 21.10.2016

Online on

02.11.2016

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

21.10.2016

Proc. language

FR

IPC

C02F 1/44

Application no.

09352006.2

Keywords

Modifications - extension au-delà du contenu de la demande telle que déposée (oui)

Application title

Installation et procédé de traitement d'eau pour dialyse

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T131914.20161021

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 406.318K)
T 1659/15 () of 24.10.2016

Online on

02.11.2016

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

24.10.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61F 2/00

Application no.

07809885.2

Keywords

Admissibility of appeal - missing statement of grounds

Application title

EASE OF USE TISSUE REPAIR PATCH

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T165915.20161024

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 221.466K)

October 2016

J 0013/13 (Frist zur Einreichung einer Teilanmeldung) of 15.9.2016

Online on

31.10.2016

Board

3.1.01

Decision date

15.9.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

-

Application no.

-

Keywords

Teilanmeldung - obligatorische Teilung (nein)

Application title

-

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:J001313.20160915

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 443.523K)
T 0507/12 () of 20.9.2016

Online on

31.10.2016

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

20.9.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G03B 42/04

Application no.

00935837.5

Keywords

Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

BITE BLOCK FOR DENTAL X-RAY PROCEDURES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T050712.20160920

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 321.131K)
T 0196/13 (Specialty cellulose pulp/Borregaard) of 4.3.2016

Online on

31.10.2016

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

4.3.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

D21C 9/00
C08B 1/00

Application no.

03761497.1

Keywords

Novelty (no): Claims 1 and 8
Novelty - Main Request
Remittal (yes)

Application title

TREATMENT OF A MIXTURE CONTAINING CELLULOSE WITH A REDUCING AGENT

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T019613.20160304

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 564.091K)
T 2298/13 () of 7.10.2016

Online on

31.10.2016

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

7.10.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01L 51/05

Application no.

09154334.8

Keywords

Inventive step (yes, after amendment)

Application title

Thin-film transistors

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T229813.20161007

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 341.992K)
T 0334/14 () of 30.9.2016

Online on

31.10.2016

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

30.9.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A23G 3/20
A23G 3/26
A23G 4/00

Application no.

01959585.9

Keywords

New main request: admission (no)

Application title

CONTINUOUSLY FORMING COATED CENTER-FILLED GUM PRODUCTS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T033414.20160930

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 298.003K)
T 2261/10 (Search request via instant messaging/YAHOO) of 21.10.2016

Online on

28.10.2016

Board

3.5.07

Decision date

21.10.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 17/30

Application no.

05736250.1

Keywords

Inventive step (yes
Inventive step - with respect to the prior art cited by the first instance)
Remittal to the department of first instance

Application title

Conducting Internet search from an instant messenging [sic] application

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T226110.20161021

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 362.712K)
T 0485/11 (Identification of sample containers/DIESSE) of 27.9.2016

Online on

28.10.2016

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

27.9.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 19/00

Application no.

00964617.5

Keywords

Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

Method and means for data management in a laboratory

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T048511.20160927

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 291.710K)
T 0700/11 (Document URL to ID conversion/COPYRIGHT CLEARANCE CENTER) of 29.6.2016

Online on

28.10.2016

Board

3.5.07

Decision date

29.6.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 17/30

Application no.

07010859.2

Keywords

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

Application title

Method and apparatus for converting a document universal resource locator to a standard document identifier

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T070011.20160629

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 339.324K)
T 0715/11 (Lactic acid bacterial helper organisms/CHR. HANSEN) of 11.5.2016

Online on

28.10.2016

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

11.5.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12N 15/63

Application no.

98924059.3

Keywords

Correction of typographical error (yes)
Added matter (no)
Clarity (yes)
Sufficiency of disclosure (yes)
Novelty (yes)
Inventive step (yes)

Application title

LACTIC ACID BACTERIAL STARTER CULTURES AND COMPOSITIONS THEREOF

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T071511.20160511

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 593.639K)
T 0874/11 () of 25.10.2016

Online on

28.10.2016

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

25.10.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G01N 21/35
G01N 21/47
G08G 1/16
G08B 19/02
G08G 1/0967
G08G 1/0962

Application no.

05018740.0

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit (ja Erfinderische Tätigkeit - geänderte Ansprüche)

Application title

Vorrichtung zur Bestimmung der Beschaffenheit einer Oberfläche einer Fahrbahn

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T087411.20161025

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 420.015K)
T 1197/11 () of 18.10.2016

Online on

28.10.2016

Board

3.5.04

Decision date

18.10.2016

Proc. language

FR

IPC

H04N 1/32

Application no.

01929764.7

Keywords

Nouveauté - requête principale (non)
Activité inventive - requête subsidiaire (non)
Remboursement de la taxe de recours - (non)

Application title

PROCEDE ET DISPOSITIF DE CONTROLE DE TATOUAGE DE DONNEES MULTIMEDIA

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T119711.20161018

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 343.440K)
T 1852/11 () of 10.10.2016

Online on

28.10.2016

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

10.10.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B29C 70/54
B29C 70/44

Application no.

06010921.2

Keywords

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

Application title

A method and a device for resin transfer moulding a component comprising at least partly of fibre-reinforced plastic laminate

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T185211.20161010

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 313.499K)
T 0182/12 () of 20.10.2016

Online on

28.10.2016

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

20.10.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

H01B 7/29
H01B 7/18

Application no.

01105201.6

Keywords

Spät eingereichter Antrag - Antrag identisch mit dem im erstinstanzlichen Verfahren nicht zugelassenen Hilfsantrag

Application title

Verwendung eines Klebebandes als Bandagierungsband für Kabel

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T018212.20161020

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 273.360K)
T 0426/12 (Industrielle Steuerung/SIEMENS) of 11.10.2016

Online on

28.10.2016

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

11.10.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B62K 15/00
G05B 19/418
G05B 19/042

Application no.

01117884.5

Keywords

Einspruchsgründe - unzulässige Erweiterung (ja)

Application title

Industrielle Steuerung auf der Basis verteilbarer Technologischer Objekte

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T042612.20161011

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 305.514K)
T 0587/12 (Factor VIIa/GRIFOLS) of 28.6.2016

Online on

28.10.2016

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

28.6.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 38/36
A61P 7/04

Application no.

07380021.1

Keywords

Scope of appeal
Main request - novelty, inventive step (yes)

Application title

Therapeutic preparation of very high purity FVIIa and method for obtaining same

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T058712.20160628

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 400.330K)
T 1915/13 (Flow control/QUALCOMM) of 7.10.2016

Online on

28.10.2016

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

7.10.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04L 12/56

Application no.

06817113.1

Keywords

Oral proceedings - non-attendance of the appellant
Allowable amendments - (no)

Application title

Method and apparatus for flow control of data in a mesh network

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T191513.20161007

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 322.351K)
T 2094/13 (Treatment of amyloidogenic diseases/JANSSEN) of 12.5.2016

Online on

28.10.2016

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

12.5.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 39/395
A61P 25/28
A61K 38/00
A61K 38/28
A61K 9/26
A61K 33/06

Application no.

08011409.3

Keywords

Sufficiency of disclosure - all claim requests (no)

Application title

Prevention and treatment of amyloidogenic disease

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T209413.20160512

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 419.961K)
T 2049/14 () of 31.8.2016

Online on

28.10.2016

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

31.8.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F15B 15/26

Application no.

04810941.7

Keywords

Novelty - yes
Remittal to the examining division - yes

Application title

Motion control apparatus with backlash reduction

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T204914.20160831

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 316.943K)
T 2343/14 () of 1.9.2016

Online on

28.10.2016

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

1.9.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B44C 1/22

Application no.

05713290.4

Keywords

Novelty with respect to a document under Article 54(3) EPC
Novelty - yes
Remittal to the examining division - yes

Application title

Elevator load bearing member having a jacket with at least one traction-enhancing exterior surface

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T234314.20160901

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 338.869K)
T 0483/15 () of 15.6.2016

Online on

28.10.2016

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

15.6.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B60J 5/04

Application no.

07013280.8

Keywords

Novelty - main request (no)
Novelty - auxiliary request 1 (yes)
Amendments - added subject-matter
Amendments - auxiliary request 1 (no)
Inventive step - auxiliary request 1 (yes)

Application title

Automotive door

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T048315.20160615

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 320.434K)
T 1480/15 () of 7.10.2016

Online on

28.10.2016

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

7.10.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F16K 1/12

Application no.

09170612.7

Keywords

Inventive step - yes

Application title

Poppet valve with sloped purge holes and method for reducing a pressure force therein

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T148015.20161007

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 338.139K)
R 0007/13 (Petition for review) of 26.10.2016

Online on

27.10.2016

Board

EBA

Decision date

26.10.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C14B 1/56
C14C 11/00

Application no.

98119184.4

Keywords

Petition for review (not allowable)
Violation of Art. 112a(2)(c) EPC (no)

Application title

Engraved cylinder for fitting to machines for rolled finishing of hides, artificial hides, fabrics, synthetic materials and the like

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:R000713.20161026

Distribution

B

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 22.932K)
T 1824/15 (Adapter unit for PDA/SYMBOL TECHNOLOGIES) of 26.7.2016

Online on

27.10.2016

Board

3.5.06

Decision date

26.7.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 1/16

Application no.

02001500.4

Keywords

Fundamental procedural defect - (no)
Substantial procedural violation - (no)
T 0823/11 - not followed
Violation of Article 6(1) ECHR (not established)
Referral to the Enlarged Board of Appeal - (no)
Inventive step - (no)

Application title

Adapter unit having a handle grip for a personal digital assistant

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T182415.20160726

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 657.157K)
T 1653/16 (Audio-related system node instantiation/HARMAN) of 25.10.2016

Online on

27.10.2016

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

25.10.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04H 7/00

Application no.

05006735.4

Keywords

Basis of decision - text submitted or agreed by applicant (no)
Appealed decision sufficiently reasoned (no)
Substantial procedural violations (yes)
Reimbursement of the appeal fee (yes)
Remittal (yes)

Application title

Audio-related system node instantiation

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T165316.20161025

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 264.543K)
R 0004/15 () of 16.9.2016

Online on

26.10.2016

Board

EBA

Decision date

16.9.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B65D 85/72
B65D 30/28
B65D 17/00

Application no.

05728441.6

Keywords

Petition for review – Fee paid out of time
Petition deemed not to have been filed
Reimbursement of the fee (yes)

Application title

EASILY OPENED FLEXIBLE VACUUM PACKAGING FOR SINGLE PORTIONS OF PASTY FLUIDS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:R000415.20160916

Distribution

B

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 22.271K)
T 0614/13 () of 25.2.2016

Online on

26.10.2016

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

25.2.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C08G 69/26
C08L 77/06
C08K 3/00

Application no.

08102840.9

Keywords

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

Application title

Teilaromatische Polyamidformmassen und deren Verwendungen

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T061413.20160225

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 609.468K)
T 1040/13 (IMPROVEMENTS IN THE STABILISATION OF BIOLOGICAL MATERIALS/Nova Bio- … of 9.6.2016

Online on

26.10.2016

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

9.6.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 9/16

Application no.

06779620.1

Keywords

Main request 1A - amendments (yes)
Main request 1A - Support by the description (yes)
Main request 1A - novelty (yes)
Remittal to the department of first instance

Application title

IMPROVEMENTS IN THE STABILISATION OF BIOLOGICAL MATERIALS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T104013.20160609

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 290.588K)
T 1444/13 () of 27.9.2016

Online on

26.10.2016

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

27.9.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 6/083

Application no.

99925867.6

Keywords

Amendments - main request: added subject-matter (yes)
Amendments - auxiliary request: added subject-matter (no)
Amendments - auxiliary request: broadening of claims (no)
Appeal decision - remittal to the department of first instance (yes)

Application title

OPTIMUM PARTICLE SIZED HYBRID COMPOSITE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T144413.20160927

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 462.308K)
T 2322/13 (Modifying digital rights/SAMSUNG) of 18.10.2016

Online on

26.10.2016

Board

3.5.06

Decision date

18.10.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 21/00

Application no.

06123324.3

Keywords

Inventive step - all requests (no)

Application title

Digital rights management method and system

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T232213.20161018

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 326.281K)
T 1633/11 () of 23.9.2016

Online on

25.10.2016

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

23.9.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G10L 21/02

Application no.

08152711.1

Keywords

Divisional application - subject-matter extends beyond content of earlier application (yes)
Claims - clarity (no)

Application title

Speech decoder employing noise compensation

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T163311.20160923

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 307.780K)
T 2047/11 (Service providing/SONY) of 5.10.2016

Online on

25.10.2016

Board

3.5.06

Decision date

5.10.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 1/00
G06F 15/00
H04M 11/00
G06F 9/06

Application no.

02728139.3

Keywords

Claims - clarity (no)
Claims - support in the description (no)

Application title

SERVICE PROVIDING METHOD AND INTEGRATED CIRCUIT

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T204711.20161005

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 369.990K)
T 0017/12 () of 18.8.2016

Online on

25.10.2016

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

18.8.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A61M 25/00

Application no.

04738721.2

Keywords

Unzulässige Erweiterung - Hauptantrag (ja), Hilfsantrag I (nein)
Zulässigkeit des Hilfsantrags I (ja)
Ausführbarkeit (ja)
Neuheit (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit (ja)

Application title

Blasenkatheter-Set

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T001712.20160818

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 410.747K)
T 1696/12 () of 22.9.2016

Online on

25.10.2016

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

22.9.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B23G 5/06

Application no.

02766718.7

Keywords

Novelty
Inventive step

Application title

A THREAD CUTTING TAP AND A METHOD OF ITS MANUFACTURE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T169612.20160922

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 412.052K)
T 1844/12 () of 10.8.2016

Online on

25.10.2016

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

10.8.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61B 17/072

Application no.

06254867.2

Keywords

Added subject-matter - main request (yes), auxiliary request (no)

Application title

Surgical stapling instrument having force controlled spacing end effector

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T184412.20160810

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 304.062K)
T 2580/12 (WLAN connection procedure/SAMSUNG) of 7.10.2016

Online on

25.10.2016

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

7.10.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04W 52/02
H04W 76/02
H04W 48/20
H04W 84/12

Application no.

10165651.0

Keywords

Main request - added subject-matter (yes)
Auxiliary request - inventive step (no)

Application title

Method and apparatus for connecting portable terminal to WLAN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T258012.20161007

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 304.604K)
T 1892/13 (Sharing a Trusted Platform Module/HEWLETT-PACKARD) of 11.10.2016

Online on

25.10.2016

Board

3.5.06

Decision date

11.10.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 9/48

Application no.

07867226.8

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)

Application title

SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR SHARING ATRUSTED PLATFORM MODULE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T189213.20161011

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 295.118K)
T 2425/13 (Proximity authentication system/NXP) of 4.10.2016

Online on

25.10.2016

Board

3.5.06

Decision date

4.10.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 1/00

Application no.

04023384.3

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)

Application title

Proximity authentication system

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T242513.20161004

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 343.027K)
T 1348/14 (Bortezomib formulation/UNITED STATES) of 29.9.2016

Online on

25.10.2016

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

29.9.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07F 5/02
C07F 5/04
C07K 5/078
A61K 38/05
A61K 31/69
A61P 35/00
A61P 29/00

Application no.

02709145.3

Keywords

Additional data, partially admitted
Inventive step (no), obvious alternative

Application title

FORMULATION OF BORONIC ACID COMPOUNDS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T134814.20160929

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 630.739K)
T 0663/15 () of 19.8.2016

Online on

25.10.2016

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

19.8.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A61M 25/00

Application no.

08020454.8

Keywords

Unzulässige Erweiterung - Hauptantrag (ja), Hilfsantrag (nein)
Ausführbarkeit (ja)
Neuheit (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit (ja)

Application title

Blasenkatheter-Set

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T066315.20160819

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 381.572K)
T 0710/15 () of 16.6.2016

Online on

25.10.2016

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

16.6.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B60S 1/40

Application no.

05111926.1

Keywords

Arguments submitted late (Article 114(2) EPC not applicable)
Substantial procedural violation (no)
Remittal to the department of first instance - (no)
Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

A windscreen wiper device

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T071015.20160616

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 450.184K)
T 0281/13 (METHOD FOR PRODUCING ACRYLIC ACID/Nippon Shokubai) of 24.8.2016

Online on

24.10.2016

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

24.8.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07C 51/235
C07C 57/055

Application no.

05704387.9

Keywords

Grounds for opposition - insufficiency of disclosure (no)
Inventive step (yes)
Inventive step - non-obvious alternative

Application title

METHOD FOR PRODUCING ACRYLIC ACID

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T028113.20160824

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 335.707K)
T 0642/13 () of 19.10.2016

Online on

24.10.2016

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

19.10.2016

Proc. language

FR

IPC

B01J 13/16

Application no.

09150749.1

Keywords

Possibilité d'exécuter l'invention - (non)

Application title

Procédé d'encapsulation de produit lipophile ou hydrophile dans une membrane polysiloxane.

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T064213.20161019

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 332.969K)
T 0437/14 () of 17.10.2016

Online on

24.10.2016

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

17.10.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01L 51/30
C09K 11/06
H05B 33/14

Application no.

08003327.7

Keywords

Grounds for opposition - subject-matter extends beyond content of earlier application
Amendments - undisclosed disclaimer
Fundamental question of law
Divergence in case law
Sufficiency of disclosure
Novelty over transient rather than intermediate product in prior art (point 5.4 of the reasons)
Inventive step
Validity of priority claim

Application title

Complexes of form L2IrX

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T043714.20161017

Distribution

A

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 880.347K)
T 0543/14 (Touch interface reconfiguration/APPLE) of 10.10.2016

Online on

24.10.2016

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

10.10.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 3/048

Application no.

09170697.8

Keywords

Inventive step - mixture of technical and non-technical features
Remittal to the department of first instance

Application title

Portable electronic device with interface reconfiguration mode

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T054314.20161010

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 270.780K)
T 1296/14 () of 8.9.2016

Online on

24.10.2016

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

8.9.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B60B 21/08
B60B 5/02

Application no.

02804070.7

Keywords

Request of the Patent Proprietor to correct the priority declaration under Rule 139 EPC - rejected
Inventive step - (no)

Application title

COMPOSITE BICYCLE RIM WITH SEAMLESS BRAKING SURFACE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T129614.20160908

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 442.971K)
D 0010/16 () of 5.9.2016

Online on

21.10.2016

Board

DBA

Decision date

5.9.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

-

Application no.

-

Keywords

-

Application title

-

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:D001016.20160905

Distribution

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 40.496K)
T 2371/11 () of 22.3.2016

Online on

21.10.2016

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

22.3.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07C 29/42
C07C 33/02
C07C 33/048

Application no.

06829396.8

Keywords

Main request - inventive step (no)
auxiliary request - inventive step (yes)

Application title

PROCESS FOR UBIQUINONE INTERMEDIATES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T237111.20160322

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 331.464K)
T 0069/12 () of 11.10.2016

Online on

21.10.2016

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

11.10.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61F 13/511
A61F 13/84

Application no.

01300449.4

Keywords

Amendments - allowable (no)
Late-filed request - need for additional search (yes)
- amendments after arrangement of oral proceedings

Application title

Absorbent article containing skin-protective ingredient

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T006912.20161011

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 294.302K)
T 0279/12 () of 28.7.2016

Online on

21.10.2016

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

28.7.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

H01R 13/703

Application no.

03003712.1

Keywords

Neuheit - (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)
Vorlage an die Große Beschwerdekammer - (nein)

Application title

Steckerteil

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T027912.20160728

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 386.746K)
T 1510/12 () of 29.9.2016

Online on

21.10.2016

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

29.9.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G01C 21/34

Application no.

00909053.1

Keywords

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

Application title

NAVIGATIONSVERFAHREN UND NAVIGATIONSSYSTEM ZUM BESTIMMEN EINER ROUTE VON EINEM STARTORT ZU EINEM ZIELORT FÜR EIN FORTBEWEGUNGSMITTEL

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T151012.20160929

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 399.299K)
T 0067/13 () of 20.9.2016

Online on

21.10.2016

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

20.9.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61F 13/20

Application no.

04751910.3

Keywords

Late-filed request - justification for late filing (yes) prima facie allowable (yes)
Remittal to the department of first instance - (yes)

Application title

A PROCESS FOR PRODUCING STABILIZED TAMPONS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T006713.20160920

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 375.315K)
T 0645/13 () of 19.7.2016

Online on

21.10.2016

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

19.7.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61Q 5/02
A61Q 5/00
A61Q 5/12
A61K 8/898
A61K 8/23
A61K 8/34
A61K 8/41
A61K 8/46

Application no.

05028577.4

Keywords

Admissibility of opposition - opposition substantiated (yes)
Evidence submitted with the statement of grounds of appeal
Evidence - admitted (yes)
Late-filed documents
Late-filed document - admitted (no)
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

Method for enhancing chroma of hair

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T064513.20160719

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 441.608K)
T 0843/13 (Disazo dyes/EVERLIGHT) of 6.7.2016

Online on

21.10.2016

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

6.7.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C09B 67/00
D06P 3/66
D06P 1/38

Application no.

05025981.1

Keywords

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

Application title

Dye mixture and the use thereof

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T084313.20160706

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 417.372K)
T 0891/13 (Reduktion von Ketonen mittels Alkoholdehydrogenase/CAMPREX) of 2.8.2016

Online on

21.10.2016

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

2.8.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C12N 15/53
C12N 9/04
C12N 1/21
C12P 7/02

Application no.

02737953.6

Keywords

Spät eingereichter Antrag - Rechtfertigung für späte Vorlage (ja)
Haupt- und Hilfsantrag: erfinderische Tätigkeit (nein) - beanspruchte Mengenangaben weder zielgerichtet noch kritisch

Application title

ENZYMATISCHES VERFAHREN ZUR ENANTIOSELEKTIVEN REDUKTION VON KETOVERBINDUNGEN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T089113.20160802

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 455.847K)
T 1408/13 () of 29.9.2016

Online on

21.10.2016

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

29.9.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C10B 29/00
C10B 47/02
C10B 57/00

Application no.

00976238.6

Keywords

Admissibility of appeal - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

Energy recovery coke oven facility producing high quality metallurgical coke

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T140813.20160929

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 361.446K)
T 1642/13 () of 9.9.2016

Online on

21.10.2016

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

9.9.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08K 3/26
C08K 9/04
C08K 13/06
C08J 5/18

Application no.

99922271.4

Keywords

Late-filed document - admitted (yes and no)
Late-filed request - justification for late filing (yes)
Sufficiency of disclosure - main request (yes)
Novelty - main request (yes)
Appeal decision - remittal to the department of first instance (yes)

Application title

USE OF PARTICULATE CARBONATES IN THERMOPLASTIC FILM COMPOSITIONS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T164213.20160909

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 545.913K)
T 1886/13 () of 27.9.2016

Online on

21.10.2016

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

27.9.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B60R 21/20
F16B 5/06
F16B 21/08

Application no.

05006980.6

Keywords

Novelty (yes)
Inventive step (yes)

Application title

Airbag assembly mounting system

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T188613.20160927

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 285.106K)
T 2277/13 () of 28.7.2016

Online on

21.10.2016

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

28.7.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F41H 7/04

Application no.

08774235.9

Keywords

-

Application title

PANZERUNG FÜR KRAFTFAHRZEUG

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T227713.20160728

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 396.250K)
T 1266/14 () of 15.9.2016

Online on

21.10.2016

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

15.9.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61F 2/02
A61F 2/30
A61L 2/08
A61L 27/00
A61L 31/00
B01J 19/08
C08J 3/28
C08F 110/02
A61F 2/32

Application no.

01934941.4

Keywords

Clarity
Inventive step

Application title

OXIDATION-RESISTANT AND WEAR-RESISTANT POLYETHYLENES FOR HUMAN JOINT REPLACEMENTS AND METHODS FOR MAKING THEM

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T126614.20160915

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 315.628K)
T 1680/14 () of 20.9.2016

Online on

21.10.2016

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

20.9.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C22C 38/04
C22C 38/38

Application no.

07874486.9

Keywords

Amendments
Inventive step

Application title

AUSTENITIC PARAMAGNETIC CORROSION RESISTANT STEEL

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T168014.20160920

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 322.870K)
T 1902/10 (Web page indexing/YAHOO) of 21.6.2016

Online on

20.10.2016

Board

3.5.07

Decision date

21.6.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 17/30

Application no.

02012929.2

Keywords

Amendments - allowable (no) (main request)
Claims - support in the description (no) (first auxiliary request)
Inventive step - (yes) (second auxiliary request)

Application title

System and method for locating pages on the world wide web and for locating documents from a network of computers

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T190210.20160621

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 520.532K)
T 2038/10 (Programming a phase-change memory/OVONYX) of 24.5.2016

Online on

20.10.2016

Board

3.5.07

Decision date

24.5.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G11C 11/34

Application no.

02761617.6

Keywords

Novelty - after amendment (yes)
Inventive step - after amendment (yes)

Application title

Programming a phase-change material memory

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T203810.20160524

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 409.147K)
T 2528/10 () of 22.9.2016

Online on

20.10.2016

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

22.9.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B01D 9/00
B01F 5/02
A61K 9/00

Application no.

00951767.3

Keywords

Revocation of the patent at request of the patent proprietor

Application title

PROCESS FOR PRODUCING FINE MEDICINAL SUBSTANCES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T252810.20160922

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 223.576K)
T 0571/11 () of 1.12.2015

Online on

20.10.2016

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

1.12.2015

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 9/16
A61K 9/26
A61K 9/28
A61K 47/32
A61K 47/38
A61K 31/505

Application no.

03722519.0

Keywords

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

Application title

HIGH DRUG LOAD TABLET

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2015:T057111.20151201

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 589.158K)
T 0928/11 () of 24.8.2016

Online on

20.10.2016

Board

3.5.04

Decision date

24.8.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04N 7/10

Application no.

06252094.5

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)
Request for oral proceedings to be held by video conference - (refused)

Application title

Image display device, method of controlling the same and home network system

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T092811.20160824

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 373.559K)
T 0757/12 () of 7.6.2016

Online on

20.10.2016

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

7.6.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08L 101/10
C09J 201/10
C09K 3/10

Application no.

03758787.0

Keywords

Amendments - added subject-matter (yes) main request, first and second auxiliary requests
Claims - clarity (no) first auxiliary request

Application title

CURABLE COMPOSITION AND METHOD FOR IMPROVING RECOVERY PROPERTIES AND CREEP PROPERTIES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T075712.20160607

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 402.023K)
T 0980/12 (Audience data gathering/NIELSEN) of 9.6.2016

Online on

20.10.2016

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

9.6.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04H 9/00

Application no.

03815891.1

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)

Application title

Methods and apparatus to adaptively gather audience information data

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T098012.20160609

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 422.679K)
T 1058/12 () of 16.6.2016

Online on

20.10.2016

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

16.6.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F03D 7/04
F03D 11/00

Application no.

04739202.2

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hauptantrag (ja)

Application title

VERFAHREN ZUM BETREIBEN EINER WINDENERGIEANLAGE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T105812.20160616

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 322.534K)
T 2138/12 (Device for selecting information/ALCATEL LUCENT) of 31.8.2016

Online on

20.10.2016

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

31.8.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04L 29/06

Application no.

06292052.5

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)

Application title

Supplying object code defined information to users

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T213812.20160831

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 284.005K)
T 0016/13 () of 28.7.2016

Online on

20.10.2016

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

28.7.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61F 13/15
B41J 3/54

Application no.

05713238.3

Keywords

Claims - clarity
Claims - main request (no)
Amendments - added subject-matter (yes)
Late-filed auxiliary requests - admitted (no)

Application title

TWO-STEP CONTACT AND NON-CONTACT PRINTING

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T001613.20160728

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 331.187K)
T 1042/13 () of 6.9.2016

Online on

20.10.2016

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

6.9.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C08K 3/00
C08K 5/00
B29C 65/16

Application no.

02016828.2

Keywords

Erlöschen des Patents in allen benannten Vertragsstaaten - Einstellung des Beschwerdeverfahrens

Application title

Verfahren zur Verbesserung der Oberflächenqualität von Formteilen

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T104213.20160906

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 227.995K)
T 1098/13 () of 5.7.2016

Online on

20.10.2016

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

5.7.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61Q 5/02
A61Q 5/12
A61K 8/06
A61K 8/896
A61K 8/73
A61K 8/44
A61K 8/46

Application no.

05711564.4

Keywords

Late-filed evidence submitted with the statement setting out the grounds of appeal
Late-filed evidence - admitted (no)
Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

Conditioning shampoo compositions

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T109813.20160705

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 358.687K)
T 1833/13 (Microwave-assistend peptide synthesis/CEM) of 13.7.2016

Online on

20.10.2016

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

13.7.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07K 1/04
B01J 19/12
H05B 6/80

Application no.

04253742.3

Keywords

Main request - amendments - allowable (no)
Auxiliary request - amendments - extention of protection (yes)

Application title

Method and apparatus for the microwave-assisted peptide synthesis

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T183313.20160713

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 314.026K)
T 2295/13 (Gypsum board/U.S. GYPSUM) of 2.9.2016

Online on

20.10.2016

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

2.9.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C04B 24/04

Application no.

06773013.5

Keywords

Amendments - allowable (yes)

Application title

Gypsum products utilising a two-repeating unit dispersant and a method for making them

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T229513.20160902

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 344.453K)
T 1795/14 () of 16.6.2016

Online on

20.10.2016

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

16.6.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61L 31/16
A61L 29/16
A61L 27/54

Application no.

03764655.1

Keywords

Main request - added subject-matter (no), novelty (yes). Remittal

Application title

COATED MEDICAL DEVICE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T179514.20160616

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 318.890K)
T 1795/15 () of 7.7.2016

Online on

20.10.2016

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

7.7.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

E04B 1/74

Application no.

08014355.5

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (nein)

Application title

Elektro-Hausheizung betrieben mit Kraftwerksstrom und Solarstrom

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T179515.20160707

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 290.975K)
T 2517/11 () of 12.10.2016

Online on

19.10.2016

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

12.10.2016

Proc. language

FR

IPC

G10L 19/02
H04N 7/30

Application no.

08865193.0

Keywords

Démonstration de l'existence d'une caractéristique technique cachée dans un procédé connu
L'homme du métier doit avoir des raisons de rechercher l'existence de caractéristiques cachées (non)
Activité inventive - nouvelle formulation du problème technique

Application title

CODAGE/DECODAGE PAR TRANSFORMEE, A FENETRES ADAPTATIVES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T251711.20161012

Distribution

B

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 411.530K)
T 1447/12 (Field device/ROSEMOUNT) of 27.9.2016

Online on

19.10.2016

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

27.9.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G05B 19/042
G05D 23/19
G01L 19/00

Application no.

06825182.6

Keywords

Inventive step (no)

Application title

Process field device temperature control

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T144712.20160927

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 319.460K)
T 2469/11 () of 22.9.2016

Online on

18.10.2016

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

22.9.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F01D 5/18
F01D 21/00

Application no.

01128803.2

Keywords

Neuheit - Hauptantrag, Hilfsantrag 1 (nein)
Spät eingereichte Hilfsanträge - Hilfsanträge 2, 3
Spät eingereichte Hilfsanträge - prima facie unklar
Spät eingereichte Hilfsanträge - zugelassen (nein)

Application title

Komponente einer Strömungsmaschine mit Inspektionsöffnung, und Verfahren zur Inspection und Reinigung einer solchen Komponente

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T246911.20160922

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 417.254K)
T 1373/14 () of 21.9.2016

Online on

18.10.2016

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

21.9.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B60H 1/00

Application no.

05795729.2

Keywords

Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

VEHICLE AIR CONDITIONER

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T137314.20160921

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 328.602K)
T 1368/15 () of 13.9.2016

Online on

18.10.2016

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

13.9.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B62D 5/04
B62D 5/06
B66F 9/24

Application no.

02016633.6

Keywords

Inventive step (no)
Reimbursement of appeal fee (no)

Application title

Steering apparatus in vehicle and industrial vehicle

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T136815.20160913

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 290.595K)
J 0014/16 (Re-establishment of rights) of 10.10.2016

Online on

17.10.2016

Board

3.1.01

Decision date

10.10.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A22C 15/00
B21D 15/02

Application no.

09015402.2

Keywords

Re-establishment of rights - payment of renewal fee,
all due care by the applicant (no),
exceptional circumstances (no),
isolated mistake within a normally satisfactory monitoring system (no)

Application title

Press-formed shape, in particular a smoking rod, and method of manufacturing thereof

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:J001416.20161010

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 359.707K)
T 0793/12 () of 29.6.2016

Online on

17.10.2016

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

29.6.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

H01H 71/08

Application no.

03793698.6

Keywords

Neuheit - (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - nicht naheliegende Alternative

Application title

Elektrisches Schaltgerät

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T079312.20160629

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 357.888K)
T 0361/14 (Mobile accounting/QUALCOMM) of 11.10.2016

Online on

17.10.2016

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

11.10.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04L 12/14
H04M 15/00

Application no.

08770907.7

Keywords

Sufficiency of disclosure - (yes)
Remittal to the first instance for further prosecution - (yes)

Application title

Method and apparatus for accounting in a mobile data packet network

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T036114.20161011

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 273.525K)
T 1717/12 () of 15.9.2016

Online on

14.10.2016

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

15.9.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08K 5/06
C08K 5/07
C08K 5/21
C08K 5/357
C09J 129/04
B27N 3/00
C08L 97/02
C09J 103/04

Application no.

07718062.8

Keywords

Amendments - allowable (no)

Application title

POLYMER-ALDEHYDE BINDING SYSTEM FOR MANUFACTURE OF WOOD PRODUCTS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T171712.20160915

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 294.748K)
T 2266/12 (Hybridempfänger/HIRSCHMANN) of 29.9.2016

Online on

13.10.2016

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

29.9.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

H04B 1/40

Application no.

04740830.7

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (nein)

Application title

HYBRIDEMPFÄNGER MIT ADAPTIVEM INTELLIGENTEM ALGORITHMUS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T226612.20160929

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 269.625K)
T 2172/13 () of 7.9.2016

Online on

13.10.2016

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

7.9.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A63F 13/00

Application no.

06759706.2

Keywords

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

Application title

REAL-TIME HD TV/VIDEO IP STREAMING TO A GAME CONSOLE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T217213.20160907

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 347.335K)
T 0742/15 () of 26.7.2016

Online on

13.10.2016

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

26.7.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 31/198
A61K 31/702
A23L 1/29
A61P 31/18
A61K 31/70

Application no.

10165389.7

Keywords

Main request: extension beyond the content of the earlier application as filed (yes)
Auxiliary request 1: added subject-matter (no)
Claims - clarity (yes)
Sufficiency of disclosure (yes)
Novelty (yes)
Inventive step (yes)

Application title

Nutritional supplement comprising oligosaccharides and cysteine for treating HIV

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T074215.20160726

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 565.869K)
T 0899/11 (Security for document collaboration/ORACLE) of 2.8.2016

Online on

12.10.2016

Board

3.5.06

Decision date

2.8.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 1/00

Application no.

05101068.4

Keywords

Inventive step - main request (no)
Inventive step - auxiliary request (yes)
background art in a document potential starting point for the inventive-step assessment even in view of its disadvantages

Application title

Distributed dynamic security for document collaboration

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T089911.20160802

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 407.753K)
T 0311/12 () of 10.8.2016

Online on

12.10.2016

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

10.8.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61M 35/00
B05B 15/12

Application no.

04708811.7

Keywords

Grounds for opposition - added subject-matter (no)

Application title

TANNING BOOTH

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T031112.20160810

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 265.775K)
T 1264/12 () of 22.9.2016

Online on

12.10.2016

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

22.9.2016

Proc. language

FR

IPC

B67D 5/02

Application no.

04707566.8

Keywords

Requête mise en cause par l'opposition (non)

Application title

PROCÉDÉ DE VIDANGE D'UN CONTENEUR SOUPLE RENFERMANT UN PRODUIT VISQUEUX

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T126412.20160922

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 310.121K)
T 2085/12 (Fibre-reinforced epoxy coatings for ballast tanks/HEMPEL) of 11.5.2016

Online on

12.10.2016

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

11.5.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C09D 5/02
C08L 63/00

Application no.

06722939.3

Keywords

Admissibility of appeal (yes)
Inventive step - obvious solution
Late-filed auxiliary requests - admitted (no)

Application title

METHOD FOR THE ESTABLISHMENT OF A CRACK RESISTANT EPOXY PAINT COAT AND PAINT COMPOSITIONS SUITABLE FOR SAID METHOD

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T208512.20160511

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 442.710K)
T 1244/13 () of 28.7.2016

Online on

12.10.2016

Board

3.5.06

Decision date

28.7.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 7/72
G06F 9/302

Application no.

02027872.7

Keywords

Substantial procedural violation - (no)
Inventive step - after amendment (yes)

Application title

Arithmetic processor accomodating different finite field size

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T124413.20160728

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 471.439K)
T 0545/12 (Anti-TNF antibodies and methotrexate/THE KENNEDY TRUST) of 14.6.2016

Online on

11.10.2016

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

14.6.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 39/395
A61K 31/505

Application no.

97933799.5

Keywords

Transfer of opponent status (yes)
Main request: amendments - allowable (yes)
Remittal to the opposition division (yes)

Application title

Anti-TNF antibodies / TNF receptor and methotrexate in the treatment of autoimmune disease

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T054512.20160614

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 366.579K)
T 1421/12 () of 21.7.2016

Online on

11.10.2016

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

21.7.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A61B 17/80

Application no.

06705403.1

Keywords

Neuer Einspruchsgrund - erstinstanzliche Ermessensausübung und Nichtzulassung im Beschwerdeverfahren
Verspätetes Vorbringen - erstinstanzlich nicht zugelassenes Dokument im Beschwerdeverfahren zugelassen (ja)
Verspätetes Vorbringen - weiteres Dokument zugelassen (nein)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)

Application title

KNOCHENPLATTE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T142112.20160721

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 442.284K)
T 2455/12 () of 21.4.2016

Online on

11.10.2016

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

21.4.2016

Proc. language

FR

IPC

A61K 8/73
A61K 8/34
A61Q 5/02
A61Q 5/12

Application no.

06000353.0

Keywords

Nouveauté - (oui)
Renvoi à la première instance - (non)
Requêtes subsidiaires 6 et 7 - (admises)
Activité inventive - (non)

Application title

Composition cosmétique comprenant un tensioactif cationique, un polymère cationique, un composé solide et un amidon et procédé de traitement cosmétique

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T245512.20160421

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 495.914K)
T 2209/13 () of 8.6.2016

Online on

11.10.2016

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

8.6.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B60R 25/02

Application no.

08020437.3

Keywords

Added subject-matter (main request, aux. requests 1,2,3: yes)
Admissibility (aux. requests 4,5,6: no)
Inventive step (aux. request 7 : yes)
Admissibility of new line of argument on inventive step (no)

Application title

Electric steering lock device

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T220913.20160608

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 402.449K)
T 0291/14 (Verfahren zum Mischen/DR. HERFELD) of 26.9.2016

Online on

11.10.2016

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

26.9.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B01F 3/18
B01F 7/00
B01F 7/16
B01F 7/18
B01F 13/00
B01F 13/10

Application no.

12157516.1

Keywords

Änderungen der Anmeldung
Änderungen - zulässig (ja)
Patentansprüche - Klarheit nach Änderung (ja)
Neuheit - nach Änderung (ja)
Zurückverweisung an die erste Instanz - (ja)

Application title

Verfahren zum Mischen von pulver- und/oder granulatförmigen Stoffen sowie Mischmaschine

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T029114.20160926

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 303.918K)
T 1586/15 () of 27.9.2016

Online on

11.10.2016

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

27.9.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B08B 3/12

Application no.

12196408.4

Keywords

Amendments - allowable (no)

Application title

Ultrasonic cleaning method

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T158615.20160927

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 270.404K)
T 0497/11 () of 22.6.2016

Online on

10.10.2016

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

22.6.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G08G 5/04

Application no.

02734482.9

Keywords

Late-filed requests
Late-filed request - procedural economy
Late-filed request - diverging versions of claims
Inventive step - (no)

Application title

Aircraft Flow Management Method and System

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T049711.20160622

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 438.097K)
T 2519/11 (Info card selector/APPLE) of 13.9.2016

Online on

10.10.2016

Board

3.5.06

Decision date

13.9.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 21/20
H04L 29/06

Application no.

09152616.0

Keywords

Inventive step - both requests (no)

Application title

Info card selector reception of identity provider based data pertaining to info cards

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T251911.20160913

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 326.857K)
T 0266/12 () of 8.9.2016

Online on

10.10.2016

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

8.9.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G01N 1/34
B01D 15/02

Application no.

04000425.1

Keywords

Änderungen - Unzulässige Erweiterung bzw. Zwischenverallgemeinerung (nein)
Neuheit und erfinderische Tätigkeit (ja
Neuheit - geänderte Ansprüche)

Application title

Sammler für die Festphasenmikroextraktion und Analyse zu untersuchender Substanzen

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T026612.20160908

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 383.471K)
T 0438/12 (Schnittstelleneinrichtung/NOKIA) of 26.7.2016

Online on

10.10.2016

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

26.7.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

H04M 1/00
H04B 1/38
G08G 1/09

Application no.

99119786.4

Keywords

Anträge eingereicht mit der Beschwerdebegründung - Anträge hätten bereits im erstinstanzlichen Verfahren vorgebracht werden können (ja) - zugelassen (nein)

Application title

Schnittstelleneinrichtung

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T043812.20160726

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 317.794K)
T 0511/12 () of 16.6.2016

Online on

10.10.2016

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

16.6.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G01D 5/249
G01D 5/14
G01D 5/16

Application no.

02004720.5

Keywords

Neuheit - Hilfsantrag 3 (ja)
Zurückverweisung an die erste Instanz - (ja)

Application title

Winkelmessvorrichtung zur Erfassung der absoluten Position und der Anzahl der Umdrehungen einer Welle

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T051112.20160616

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 603.395K)
T 1163/12 () of 27.6.2016

Online on

10.10.2016

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

27.6.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F03D 1/06
F03D 3/06

Application no.

02787103.7

Keywords

Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)
Sufficiency of disclosure - (yes)
Admissibility of appeal - notice of appeal
Admissibility of appeal - change of name

Application title

WIND TURBINE BLADE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T116312.20160627

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 385.900K)
T 2346/12 () of 16.9.2016

Online on

10.10.2016

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

16.9.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B65D 41/04
B65D 41/26

Application no.

05766083.9

Keywords

Sufficiency of disclosure - (no)

Application title

ERGONOMIC CLOSURE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T234612.20160916

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 297.039K)
T 0255/13 () of 5.10.2016

Online on

10.10.2016

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

5.10.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B05B 1/18
B05B 1/34

Application no.

00100535.4

Keywords

Neuheit - (nein)

Application title

Brausekopf

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T025513.20161005

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 296.812K)
T 0448/13 () of 11.8.2016

Online on

10.10.2016

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

11.8.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F16H 45/02

Application no.

04008035.0

Keywords

Ausreichende Offenbarung - (nein)

Application title

Torsionsschwingungsdämpfer für Drehmomentwandler

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T044813.20160811

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 359.613K)
T 0556/14 (Masking a private key/CERTICOM) of 28.7.2016

Online on

10.10.2016

Board

3.5.06

Decision date

28.7.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 21/00
G06F 7/72

Application no.

03018048.3

Keywords

The protection of a cryptographic computation against power analysis attacks is a technical effect
Inventive step - after amendment (yes)

Application title

Method of masking a private key used in a cryptographic operation

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T055614.20160728

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 373.222K)
T 0171/11 (Blockade of CTLA-4/UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA) of 9.6.2016

Online on

07.10.2016

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

9.6.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 38/16
A61K 39/395
C07K 14/47
C07K 14/705
C07K 14/725
C07K 16/28

Application no.

96942901.8

Keywords

Inventive step - main request (no)

Application title

Blockade of T lymphocyte down-regulation associated with CTLA-4 signaling

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T017111.20160609

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 339.654K)
T 1626/12 (Handling a timer for triggering buffer status report/INNOVATIVE) of 16.9.2016

Online on

07.10.2016

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

16.9.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04L 1/18
H04W 72/04

Application no.

09012042.9

Keywords

Claims - essential features
Claims - clarity after amendment (yes)
Inventive step - after amendment
Inventive step - auxiliary request (yes)

Application title

Method and apparatus of handling a timer for triggering buffer status report

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T162612.20160916

Distribution

D

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T 0490/13 (Traitement de fibres kératiniques colorées avec une composition … of 10.5.2016

Online on

07.10.2016

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

10.5.2016

Proc. language

FR

IPC

A61K 8/46
A61K 8/49
A61K 8/60
A61Q 5/00
A61Q 5/02
A61Q 5/06

Application no.

04292747.5

Keywords

Requête principale - nouveauté (non)
Requête subsidiaire 1 - recevabilité (oui)
Renvoi en première instance (oui)
Répartition des frais différente (oui)

Application title

Traitement de fibres kératiniques colorées avec une composition comprenant un tensioactif non ionique particulier et utilisation pour protéger la couleur

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T049013.20160510

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Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 363.328K)
T 0944/13 () of 5.10.2016

Online on

07.10.2016

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

5.10.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G03B 15/03
G08G 1/01
G03B 15/05

Application no.

01107590.0

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)

Application title

Blitzlampe zur Verwendung in photographischen Verkehrsüberwachungs-Anlagen

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T094413.20161005

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D

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Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 325.929K)
T 1297/14 () of 28.7.2016

Online on

07.10.2016

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

28.7.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B61D 27/00
B60H 1/26

Application no.

07727232.6

Keywords

Begründungsmangel - angefochtene Entscheidung (nein)
Unzulässige Erweiterung - (nein)
Ausführbarkeit der Erfindung - (ja)
Klarheit - keine Prüfungsbefugnis
Neuheit - Hauptantrag (nein)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hilfsantrag I (nein)
- Hilfsantrag II (ja)
Änderungen - Hilfsantrag II
Änderungen - unzulässige Erweiterung (nein)

Application title

LUFTEINLASSBAUTEIL FÜR EINE KLIMATISIERUNGSEINRICHTUNG EINES SCHIENENFAHRZEUGS UND MIT DEM LUFTEINLASSBAUTEIL AUSGESTATTETES SCHIENENFAHRZEUG

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T129714.20160728

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Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 527.978K)
T 0921/11 () of 6.9.2016

Online on

06.10.2016

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

6.9.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06K 17/00

Application no.

05102341.4

Keywords

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

Application title

Generation of meaningful names in flattened hierarchical structures

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T092111.20160906

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D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 343.675K)
T 0971/11 () of 4.3.2016

Online on

06.10.2016

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

4.3.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B29C 61/02
B29C 55/02
C08J 5/18
B29C 47/10
B29B 7/30
B29B 7/58
B29B 11/00
B29B 13/10
C08L 67/02

Application no.

02722834.5

Keywords

Late-filed evidence - re-submitted with the statement of grounds of appeal (admitted)
Public prior use (evidence insufficient)
Novelty (yes)
Inventive step (yes)

Application title

Heat-shrinkable polyester film roll and process for producing the same

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T097111.20160304

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B

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 443.641K)
T 2416/11 () of 15.9.2016

Online on

06.10.2016

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

15.9.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F01N 3/28

Application no.

06022843.4

Keywords

Sufficiency of disclosure - unknown parameter
Sufficiency of disclosure - (no)

Application title

Fiber sheet member and exhaust gas purifying device using the same as a support mat

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T241611.20160915

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D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 376.155K)
T 2203/12 () of 12.7.2016

Online on

06.10.2016

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

12.7.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B41C 1/05
B41M 3/14
B23K 26/00

Application no.

03727109.5

Keywords

Sufficiency of disclosure (yes)
Admission of late-filed documents (yes)
Remittal to the department of first instance (yes)

Application title

Method of manufacturing an engraved plate

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T220312.20160712

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 341.108K)
T 2454/12 (Mikrodialyse/Joanneum) of 15.1.2016

Online on

06.10.2016

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

15.1.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B01D 69/02
A61B 5/00
A61L 33/00
A61M 1/16
G01N 33/487
B01D 63/02
B01D 63/08

Application no.

07819121.0

Keywords

Novelty - (yes) - Combination of features as claimed not directly and unambiguously disclosed
Inventive step - (yes) - non-obvious combination of features

Application title

DEVICE FOR ANALYSING A FLUIDIC SAMPLE BY MICRODIALYSIS AND METHOD OF MONITORING A PARAMETER OF A FLUIDIC SAMPLE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T245412.20160115

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 532.268K)
T 0365/13 () of 9.6.2016

Online on

06.10.2016

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

9.6.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B41J 2/21
B41J 11/00

Application no.

06718872.2

Keywords

Novelty - main request (no)
Inventive step - obvious modification
Late-filed auxiliary requests - request clearly allowable (no)

Application title

Methods and Apparatus for Backlit and Dual-Sided Imaging

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T036513.20160609

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Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 582.296K)
T 2170/10 (Peer-to-peer collaboration/SIEMENS CORPORATION) of 9.9.2016

Online on

05.10.2016

Board

3.5.07

Decision date

9.9.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 17/30

Application no.

04757503.0

Keywords

Admissibility of appeal - appeal sufficiently substantiated (no)

Application title

A meta-search web service-based architecture for peer-to-peer collaboration and voice-over-IP

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T217010.20160909

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D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 319.100K)
T 1414/12 () of 24.8.2016

Online on

05.10.2016

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

24.8.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C23C 22/34

Application no.

03254085.8

Keywords

Main request - extension of the protection (yes)
Auxiliary request - extension beyond the content of the application as originally filed (no)
Auxiliary request - inventive step (yes)

Application title

Corrosion resistant trivalent chromium phosphated chemical conversion coatings

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T141412.20160824

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D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 371.956K)
T 2253/12 () of 31.5.2016

Online on

05.10.2016

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

31.5.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61M 1/00
A61M 27/00

Application no.

07117289.4

Keywords

Subject-matter extends beyond content of earlier application -
main request (no)
Insufficiency of disclosure - main request (no)
Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - main and first auxiliary request (no)
- second auxiliary request (yes)
Added subject-matter - second auxiliary request (no)

Application title

Vacuum assisted tissue treatment system

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T225312.20160531

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D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 645.002K)
T 0863/13 () of 11.5.2016

Online on

05.10.2016

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

11.5.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B60H 1/00

Application no.

07101444.3

Keywords

Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

Dual zone vehicle air distribution apparatus

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T086313.20160511

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D

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 274.407K)
T 0046/14 () of 27.9.2016

Online on

05.10.2016

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

27.9.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B62D 5/04

Application no.

09158443.3

Keywords

Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

Steering control apparatus

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T004614.20160927

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D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 319.003K)
T 2129/14 () of 1.6.2016

Online on

05.10.2016

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

1.6.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61M 1/00
A61M 27/00

Application no.

02766098.4

Keywords

Amendments - added subject-matter
Amendments - main and first auxiliary
request (yes), second auxiliary request (no)
Late-filed request - admitted (yes)
Amendment occasioned by ground for opposition - (yes)
Sufficiency of disclosure - second auxiliary request (yes)
Claims - clarity
Claims - second auxiliary request (yes)
Appeal decision - remittal to the department of first instance
(no)
Reformatio in peius - exception to the prohibition (yes)
Late-filed evidence - admitted (yes)
Inventive step - second auxiliary request (yes)

Application title

VACUUM ASSISTED TISSUE TREATMENT SYSTEM

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T212914.20160601

Distribution

B

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 660.385K)
T 1647/15 () of 24.6.2016

Online on

05.10.2016

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

24.6.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B60P 3/06
B62D 53/06

Application no.

05075660.0

Keywords

Suspected partiality against at least one member of the opposition division (yes)
Remittal to the first instance (no)
Added subject-matter- main request- auxiliary request 5 (yes)
Prior uses- violation of the right to be heard (yes)- availability to the public (yes)
Novelty- auxiliary request 1- (no)
Auxiliary request 5A- admissibility (yes)- added-subject-matter (no)- clarity (yes)- novelty and inventive step (yes)
Reimbursement of the appeal fees (yes)

Application title

Trailer having pivoted axles and a central recess

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T164715.20160624

Distribution

B

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 724.012K)
T 2045/10 (Sorting cells by format/MICROSOFT TECHNOLOGY LICENSING) of 28.4.2016

Online on

04.10.2016

Board

3.5.07

Decision date

28.4.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 17/21
G06F 17/24

Application no.

05112248.9

Keywords

Inventive step - main request (no)
Inventive step - auxiliary request (no)
Inventive step - mixture of technical and non-technical features
Patentable invention - (no)
Patentable invention - presentation of information

Application title

Filter and sort by format

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T204510.20160428

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 375.687K)
T 1355/11 () of 19.7.2016

Online on

04.10.2016

Board

3.5.04

Decision date

19.7.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04N 7/14
G08B 13/196

Application no.

00401314.0

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)

Application title

Portable videophone unit

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T135511.20160719

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D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 312.132K)
T 2249/11 () of 8.6.2016

Online on

04.10.2016

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

8.6.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H05B 3/06
H05B 1/02
B29C 45/27
H05B 3/42

Application no.

04812091.9

Keywords

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

Application title

TWO-WIRE LAYERED HEATER SYSTEM

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T224911.20160608

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 329.670K)
T 0054/13 () of 12.7.2016

Online on

04.10.2016

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

12.7.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01F 1/84
G01F 15/14

Application no.

00941336.0

Keywords

Inventive step - auxiliary request (yes)

Application title

CORIOLIS FLOWMETER HAVING A CASING WITH A PROTECTIVE OUTER LAYER

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T005413.20160712

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 439.287K)
T 1110/13 () of 19.5.2016

Online on

04.10.2016

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

19.5.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A23L 1/236
C11B 9/00
C07C 49/84

Application no.

07727190.6

Keywords

Late-filed request - admitted (yes)
Amendments - added subject-matter (no)
Sufficiency of disclosure - (yes)
Novelty - (yes)
Late submitted material - correct exercise of discretion (yes)
Request to suspend the proceedings in order to carry out additional documentary search (refused)
Inventive step - (yes)
Late-filed argument - admitted (yes)

Application title

USE OF 4-HYDROXYDIHYDROCHALCONES AND THEIR SALTS FOR ENHANCING AN IMPRESSION OF SWEETNESS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T111013.20160519

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D

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 542.825K)
T 1468/14 () of 14.9.2016

Online on

04.10.2016

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

14.9.2016

Proc. language

FR

IPC

B61D 17/10

Application no.

07290672.0

Keywords

Requête principale: brevet tel que délivré
Nouveauté - (oui)
Activité inventive - (oui)

Application title

Ensemble structurel d'extrémité de caisse de voiture ferroviaire

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T146814.20160914

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D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 331.172K)
T 2098/15 () of 27.9.2016

Online on

04.10.2016

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

27.9.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B64B 1/58
B64B 1/60

Application no.

12705382.5

Keywords

Novelty - (no)

Application title

A MODIFICATION TO GAS ENVELOPES OF AIRSHIPS AND BALLOONS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T209815.20160927

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D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 297.104K)

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