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.

May 2018

T 1768/12 (Wireless mouse/keyboard with reduced power consumption/AVAGO) of 14.5.2018

Online on

18.05.2018

Board

3.5.06

Decision date

14.5.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 1/32

Application no.

03009031.0

Keywords

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

Application title

Wireless interface device with reduced power consumption

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T176812.20180514

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 352.723K)
T 1358/13 () of 26.4.2018

Online on

18.05.2018

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

26.4.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G09G 3/32

Application no.

07124161.6

Keywords

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

Application title

Pixel driving method and apparatus for organic light emitting device

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T135813.20180426

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 453.942K)
T 0102/14 (Membrane for water purification / Applied Biomimetic A/S) of 30.6.2017

Online on

18.05.2018

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

30.6.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B01D 71/80
B01D 61/02
B01D 69/14
C02F 1/44

Application no.

10158444.9

Keywords

Sufficiency of disclosure - (no)

Application title

Biomimetic membranes

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T010214.20170630

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 383.733K)
T 0103/14 (Membrane for producing electricity from light / Applied Biomimetic A/ … of 30.6.2017

Online on

18.05.2018

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

30.6.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B01D 71/74

Application no.

03771549.7

Keywords

Admissibility of additional documents filed in the appeal - (no)
Sufficiency of disclosure - (no)

Application title

BIOMIMETIC MEMBRANES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T010314.20170630

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 450.902K)
T 0382/14 () of 13.4.2018

Online on

18.05.2018

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

13.4.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A22C 21/00

Application no.

09164406.2

Keywords

Inventive step - obvious modification
Late-filed auxiliary requests - request clearly allowable (yes)

Application title

Method and apparatus for processing poultry or a part thereof

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T038214.20180413

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 328.818K)
T 1537/12 (Discontinuous ACK-NACK reception/GOOGLE) of 9.5.2018

Online on

17.05.2018

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

9.5.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04L 1/18

Application no.

08162615.2

Keywords

Added subject-matter - (yes)
Oral proceedings - non-attendance of the party

Application title

System and method for retransmissions in a discontinuous reception configured system

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T153712.20180509

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 274.313K)
T 0054/14 () of 20.4.2018

Online on

17.05.2018

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

20.4.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A62B 9/02

Application no.

07005473.9

Keywords

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

Application title

Helmet for artificial respiration without the aid of masks

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T005414.20180420

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 390.201K)
T 0830/14 (Solubilised shading dye / UNILEVER) of 31.1.2018

Online on

17.05.2018

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

31.1.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C11D 17/00
C11D 3/40
C11D 1/83

Application no.

07703396.7

Keywords

Inventive step (no) main request
Inventive step - obvious alternative
Inventive step - (yes) 2nd auxiliary request
Inventive step - non-obvious alternative
1st auxiliary claim request filed after issuance of the summons to oral proceedings- not admitted

Application title

LIQUID WHITENING MAINTENANCE COMPOSITION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T083014.20180131

Distribution

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Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 611.522K)
T 1517/14 () of 2.5.2018

Online on

17.05.2018

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

2.5.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A47J 31/44

Application no.

08709510.5

Keywords

Late-filed request - admitted (yes)
Sufficiency of disclosure - (yes)
Amendments - allowable (yes)
Claims - clarity (yes)
Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

IMPROVEMENTS IN OR RELATING TO A MACHINE FOR THE PREPARATION OF BEVERAGES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T151714.20180502

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 371.290K)
T 0834/15 (Blocky CMC II / Procter & Gamble) of 19.4.2018

Online on

17.05.2018

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

19.4.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C11D 3/22

Application no.

08158707.3

Keywords

Proper construction of "either ... or" (Reasons, 2.3 ff.)
Fresh ground for opposition raised by the Respondent (not considered) - no approval of the patentee
Sufficiency of the disclosure (yes)
Novelty - (yes) "extrinsic characteristic" (G 1/92) of an allegedly novelty-destroying commercial composition only accessible by subjecting said prior art composition to a kind of reverse engineering (by fractionation) based on hindsight (Reasons, 7)
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

Laundry composition

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T083415.20180419

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 473.683K)
T 0920/15 () of 23.4.2018

Online on

17.05.2018

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

23.4.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A47L 9/04

Application no.

06022038.1

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hauptantrag (nein)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hilfsanträge (nein)

Application title

Kompaktes Saugreinigungsgerät für die autarke Reinigung von Bodenbeläge

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T092015.20180423

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 325.194K)
T 1409/16 (Blocky CMC I / Procter & Gamble) of 19.4.2018

Online on

17.05.2018

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

19.4.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C11D 3/22

Application no.

10188928.5

Keywords

Proper construction of "either ... or" (Reasons, 1.3 ff.)
Insufficiency of disclosure (no)
Novelty - (yes) "extrinsic characteristic" (G 1/92) of an allegedly novelty-destroying commercial composition only accessible by subjecting said prior art composition to a kind of reverse engineering (by fractionation) based on hindsight (Reasons, 6)
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

Laundry composition

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T140916.20180419

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 469.615K)
T 1919/12 (Delivery of advertisements / MAVENIR SYSTEMS) of 13.3.2018

Online on

16.05.2018

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

13.3.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06Q 30/00
G06Q 90/00

Application no.

08775543.5

Keywords

Admissibility of sole request (no - diverging and prima facie unallowable subject-matter)

Application title

DELIVERY OF ADVERTISEMENTS IN MOBILE ADVERTISING SYSTEM

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T191912.20180313

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 306.777K)
T 2047/12 (Infant nutrition/NV NUTRICIA) of 8.2.2018

Online on

16.05.2018

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

8.2.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 35/20

Application no.

05777309.5

Keywords

Inventive step - obvious alternative

Application title

IMMUNE STIMULATORY INFANT NUTRITION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T204712.20180208

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 529.211K)
T 1598/12 () of 25.4.2018

Online on

15.05.2018

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

25.4.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61M 5/145
A61M 5/20

Application no.

07736288.7

Keywords

Novelty - (no)

Application title

DRUG DELIVERY DEVICE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T159812.20180425

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 389.220K)
T 2330/13 (Checking selection conditions/SAP) of 9.5.2018

Online on

15.05.2018

Board

3.5.07

Decision date

9.5.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 17/50
G06F 17/60

Application no.

04022865.2

Keywords

Inventive step - mixture of technical and non-technical features
Claims - clarity after amendment (yes)
Amendments - added subject-matter (objections overcome)

Application title

Method and system for checking consistency and completeness of selection conditions in a product configuration system

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T233013.20180509

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 538.882K)
T 2099/14 () of 23.2.2018

Online on

15.05.2018

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

23.2.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A61C 13/00

Application no.

05106163.8

Keywords

Spät eingereichter Hauptantrag - Rechtfertigung für späte Vorlage (nein)
Patentansprüche - Klarheit
Patentansprüche - Hilfsantrag (ja)
Änderungen - Erweiterung des Patentanspruchs
Änderungen - Hilfsantrag (nein)
Wesentlicher Verfahrensmangel - (nein)
Rückzahlung der Beschwerdegebühr - (nein)
Zurückverweisung an die Prüfungsabteilung zur weiteren Prüfung

Application title

Verfahren zur Konstruktion der Oberfläche eines aus dreidimensionalen Daten bestehenden Zahnersatzteils

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T209914.20180223

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 337.658K)
T 2299/14 () of 18.4.2018

Online on

15.05.2018

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

18.4.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A61F 5/44
A61F 5/445

Application no.

10003174.9

Keywords

Patentansprüche - Klarheit
Patentansprüche - Hauptantrag, Hilfsantrag 1, 2, 4, 5 (nein)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hilfsantrag 3 (nein)

Application title

Absorptionskörper zum Anschluss an Haut- und Schleimhautoberflächen

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T229914.20180418

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 373.705K)
T 0293/15 () of 5.3.2018

Online on

15.05.2018

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

5.3.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F16H 37/08

Application no.

08709759.8

Keywords

Amendments - allowable (yes)
Sufficiency of disclosure - (yes)
Claims - clarity (yes)
Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)
Late-filed document - procedural economy

Application title

DUAL CLUTCH TRANSMISSION WITH MULTIPLE RANGE GEARING

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T029315.20180305

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 363.519K)
T 0445/15 () of 1.3.2018

Online on

15.05.2018

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

1.3.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08L 23/10
C08F 10/00
C08F 4/643

Application no.

06705536.8

Keywords

Amendments - broadening of claim (yes) prohibition of no reformatio in peius not complied with (main request)
Late-filed auxiliary requests - justification for late filing (yes) reaction to issues identified by Board (1st-7th axuialiry requests
Novelty - (yes)- not shown to required standard of proof
Inventive step - (no)
Inventive step - 1st-7th auxiliary requests

Application title

PROPYLENE POLYMER COMPOSITION AND ORIENTED FILM MADE THEREFROM

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T044515.20180301

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 477.848K)
T 1030/15 () of 15.3.2018

Online on

15.05.2018

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

15.3.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

H01R 43/02

Application no.

08847035.6

Keywords

Neuheit
Erfinderische Tätigkeit
Änderungen

Application title

VERFAHREN ZUM REDUZIEREN DES ANLEGIERENS VON ALUMINIUM SOWIE ULTRASCHALLSCHWEISSVORRICHTUNG

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T103015.20180315

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 424.825K)
T 1755/12 (Controlling a digital rights object in a portable terminal/SAMSUNG) of 26.4.2018

Online on

14.05.2018

Board

3.5.06

Decision date

26.4.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 21/00

Application no.

07107882.8

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)

Application title

Apparatus and method for controlling a digital rights object in portable terminal

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T175512.20180426

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 339.896K)
T 0371/13 (Compositions cosmétiques antisolaires / L'OREAL) of 20.3.2018

Online on

14.05.2018

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

20.3.2018

Proc. language

FR

IPC

A61Q 17/04
A61K 8/44

Application no.

02292840.2

Keywords

Nouveauté - (oui)
Renvoi à la première instance (oui)

Application title

Compositions cosmétiques antisolaires base d'un mélange synergique de filtres et utilisations

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T037113.20180320

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 273.872K)
T 0248/14 () of 17.4.2018

Online on

14.05.2018

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

17.4.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

D06F 58/28

Application no.

07112493.7

Keywords

Sufficiency of disclosure - (yes)
Novelty - main request (yes)
Inventive step - main request (no)
Late-filed auxiliary request 1 - request clearly allowable (no)
Late-filed auxiliary request 1b - request clearly allowable (yes)
Remittal to the department of first instance - main request
Remittal to the department of first instance - (no)
Remittal to the department of first instance - auxiliary request 1b
Remittal to the department of first instance - (yes)

Application title

Control method for controlling a tumble laundry drier for drying wool laundry

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T024814.20180417

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 404.251K)
T 0541/14 (Filtereineheit mit konischem Gewinde/MANN+HUMMEL) of 13.4.2018

Online on

14.05.2018

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

13.4.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B01D 46/24

Application no.

10172513.3

Keywords

Einspruchsgründe
Neuheit - Hauptantrag (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hauptantrag (ja)

Application title

Filtereinheit mit einem konischen Gewinde

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T054114.20180413

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 302.760K)
T 2193/15 (Trusted component update/HEWLETT-PACKARD) of 24.4.2018

Online on

14.05.2018

Board

3.5.06

Decision date

24.4.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 9/06
G06F 9/22
G06F 21/00
G06F 21/24

Application no.

08726684.7

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)

Application title

TRUSTED COMPONENT UPDATE SYSTEM AND METHOD

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T219315.20180424

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 325.237K)
T 2442/12 () of 25.4.2018

Online on

11.05.2018

Board

3.5.04

Decision date

25.4.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

H04N 5/225
H01L 27/146

Application no.

05817042.4

Keywords

Zurückverweisung an die erste Instanz - (ja)

Application title

Bilderfassungseinrichtung

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T244212.20180425

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 314.156K)
T 0278/14 (Drospirenone/INDUSTRIALE CHIMICA) of 12.1.2018

Online on

11.05.2018

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

12.1.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07J 53/00
A61K 31/585
A61P 15/18

Application no.

05819134.7

Keywords

Inventive step, main request (no)
Inventive step - obvious alternative
Admission, auxiliary request (no)

Application title

PROCESS FOR THE PREPARATION OF DROSPIRENONE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T027814.20180112

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 411.904K)
T 2058/14 () of 13.4.2018

Online on

11.05.2018

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

13.4.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A23K 1/18
A23K 1/16

Application no.

07710036.0

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)

Application title

COMPOSITIONS AND METHOD FOR PROMOTING FAT LOSS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T205814.20180413

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 316.033K)
T 2571/12 (Treatment of schizophrenia with glutathione/MENTAL HEALTH RESEARCH … of 11.1.2018

Online on

09.05.2018

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

11.1.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 38/06
A61K 31/198
A61P 25/18
A61P 25/28

Application no.

02799377.3

Keywords

-

Application title

GLUTATION PRECURSORS FOR THE TREATMENT OF NEUROPSYCHIATRIC DISORDERS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T257112.20180111

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 387.774K)
T 2070/13 () of 12.4.2018

Online on

09.05.2018

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

12.4.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61F 13/15

Application no.

05815210.9

Keywords

Sufficiency of disclosure - Main request (no), Auxiliary requests 1 to 7 (no), undue burden
Auxiliary request 8 - late filed, not prima facie allowable, not admitted,
Auxiliary request 9 - late filed, admitted - not allowable
Inventive step - auxiliary request 10 (no)

Application title

A COMPOSITION AND WIPE FOR REDUCING VISCOSITY OF VISCOELASTIC BODILY FLUIDS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T207013.20180412

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 473.611K)
T 1746/15 () of 13.11.2017

Online on

09.05.2018

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

13.11.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B65G 47/84

Application no.

09168562.8

Keywords

Selbstständiges Beweisverfahren - proceedings for infringement (no)
Intervention of assumed infringer - admissible (no)
Novelty - main request and first auxiliary request (no)
Late-filed second to seventh auxiliary requests - admitted (no)

Application title

An apparatus for transport and controlled discharge of products

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T174615.20171113

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 591.261K)
T 2073/12 () of 11.4.2018

Online on

08.05.2018

Board

3.5.04

Decision date

11.4.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04N 5/44

Application no.

08847653.6

Keywords

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

Application title

Image display apparatus and method of controlling the same

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T207312.20180411

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 392.758K)
T 0590/13 () of 17.4.2018

Online on

08.05.2018

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

17.4.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G09G 3/34

Application no.

05725822.0

Keywords

-

Application title

METHODS FOR DRIVING BISTABLE ELECTRO-OPTIC DISPLAYS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T059013.20180417

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 292.508K)
T 1275/13 () of 10.4.2018

Online on

08.05.2018

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

10.4.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61B 3/12

Application no.

06020267.8

Keywords

Late-filed evidence - submitted with the statement of grounds of appeal - admitted (yes)
Novelty - main request (no)
Novelty - auxiliary request 1 (no)
Amendments - added subject-matter
Amendments - auxiliary requests 2 and 3 (yes)

Application title

A fundus observation device, fundus image display device and fundus observation program

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T127513.20180410

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 431.321K)
T 1705/13 (Proteolytic antibodies/SUDHIR AND YASUHIRO) of 16.5.2017

Online on

08.05.2018

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

16.5.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07K 16/10
C07K 16/28
C07K 16/44
C12Q 1/70
C12N 5/06

Application no.

04758448.7

Keywords

Main request - novelty (no)
Auxiliary request - novelty (yes)
Appeal decision - remittal to the department of first instance (yes)

Application title

Proteolytic and covalent antibodies

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T170513.20170516

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 359.799K)
T 1779/13 () of 23.4.2018

Online on

08.05.2018

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

23.4.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G02C 7/10

Application no.

08714767.4

Keywords

Neuheit (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit (nein)

Application title

VORRICHTUNG ZUM ERHÖHTEN AUGENSCHUTZ

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T177913.20180423

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 412.192K)
T 2356/13 () of 2.5.2018

Online on

08.05.2018

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

2.5.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F01N 3/20
F01N 9/00

Application no.

07803417.0

Keywords

Patentansprüche - Klarheit
Patentansprüche - Hauptantrag und Hilfsantrag (nein)

Application title

VERFAHREN ZUM BETREIBEN EINES REAGENZMITTEL-DOSIERVENTILS UND VORRICHTUNG ZUR DURCHFÜHRUNG DES VERFAHRENS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T235613.20180502

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 270.688K)
T 0033/14 () of 2.5.2018

Online on

08.05.2018

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

2.5.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B65D 5/38
B65D 5/72
B65D 85/10

Application no.

06818398.7

Keywords

Änderungen - Erweiterung über den Inhalt der Anmeldung in der eingereichten Fassung hinaus
Änderungen - Hauptantrag und Hilfsantrag I (ja)
Änderungen - Hilfsantrag II (nein)

Application title

RAUCHARTIKELPACKUNG MIT AUSSCHIEBEDURCHGANG

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T003314.20180502

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 361.664K)
T 0285/15 () of 3.5.2018

Online on

08.05.2018

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

3.5.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01J 3/46

Application no.

08742374.5

Keywords

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

Application title

SYSTEM FOR COLOR MATCH AND DIGITAL COLOR DISPLAY

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T028515.20180503

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 261.014K)
T 1819/15 () of 6.2.2018

Online on

08.05.2018

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

6.2.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F25D 23/02

Application no.

08759605.2

Keywords

Zulässigkeit der Beschwerde - Beschwerdeschrift
Zulässigkeit der Beschwerde - Antrag, in dem Beschwerdegegenstand festgelegt wird
Neuheit - Hauptantrag (nein)
Neuheit - Hilfsantrag (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hilfsantrag (ja)

Application title

HAUSHALTSGERÄT

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T181915.20180206

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 390.673K)
T 1599/16 (Stabilized teriparatide solutions/Eli Lilly & Company) of 8.2.2018

Online on

08.05.2018

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

8.2.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 38/29
A61K 47/10
A61K 9/08
A61K 47/26

Application no.

03104219.5

Keywords

Main request -Amendments (yes)
Main request - Sufficiency of disclosure (yes)
Main request - Novelty (yes)
Main request - Inventive step (yes)

Application title

Stabilized teriparatide solutions

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T159916.20180208

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 492.921K)
T 1132/13 () of 10.4.2018

Online on

07.05.2018

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

10.4.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01L 33/00

Application no.

05797533.6

Keywords

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

Application title

HIGH EFFICIENCY GROUP III NITRIDE LED WITH LENTICULAR SURFACE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T113213.20180410

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 306.688K)
T 1342/13 () of 26.4.2018

Online on

07.05.2018

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

26.4.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G02B 1/10

Application no.

03768474.3

Keywords

Admissibility of main request (no) - broadened claim 1
Inventive step - (no)
Inventive step - first to fifth auxiliary requests

Application title

HIGH ENERGY, LOW ENERGY DENSITY, RADIATION-RESISTANT OPTICS USED WITH MICRO-ELECTROMECHANICAL DEVICES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T134213.20180426

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 395.786K)
T 2412/13 (Managing images and geographic location in mobile device/HTC) of 27.2.2018

Online on

07.05.2018

Board

3.5.07

Decision date

27.2.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 17/30

Application no.

11179398.0

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)

Application title

Method and system for managing images and geographic location data in a mobile communication device

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T241213.20180227

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 401.767K)
T 1969/14 () of 12.4.2018

Online on

07.05.2018

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

12.4.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08K 5/521
C08L 51/04
C08L 69/00

Application no.

09175498.6

Keywords

Amendments - allowable (yes)
Amendments - broadening of claim (no)
Grounds for opposition - clarity in opposition appeal proceedings
Grounds for opposition - insufficiency of disclosure (no)
Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

Polymer compositions containing phosphates

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T196914.20180412

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 470.535K)
T 0249/15 () of 27.2.2018

Online on

07.05.2018

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

27.2.2018

Proc. language

FR

IPC

C22C 21/10
C22F 1/053

Application no.

03740568.5

Keywords

Nouveauté
Activité inventive

Application title

PRODUITS EN ALLIAGES AL-ZN-MG-CU

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T024915.20180227

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 393.256K)
G 0001/15 () of 29.11.2016

Online on

04.05.2018

Board

EBA

Decision date

29.11.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A01H 5/10

Application no.

98203458.9

Keywords

Zulässigkeit der Vorlagen der Beschwerdekammern (bejaht)
Rechtsfrage von grundsätzlicher Bedeutung (bejaht)
Prioritätsrecht – Voraussetzungen und Wirkungen
Teil- und Mehrfachprioritäten
Rechtsgrundlage und Beurteilung der Teilpriorität

Application title

-

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:G000115.20161129

Distribution

A

Decision

PDF nicht verfügbar
G 0001/15 () of 29.11.2016

Online on

04.05.2018

Board

EBA

Decision date

29.11.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A01H 5/10

Application no.

98203458.9

Keywords

Admissibility of referrals by the boards of appeal – yes
Point of law of fundamental importance - yes
Priority right - conditions and effects
Partial and multiple priorities
Legal basis and assessment of partial priority

Application title

Use of cold flow improvers in fuel oil compositions

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:G000115.20161129

Distribution

A

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 1.478M)
G 0001/15 () of 29.11.2016

Online on

04.05.2018

Board

EBA

Decision date

29.11.2016

Proc. language

FR

IPC

A01H 5/10

Application no.

98203458.9

Keywords

Recevabilité des saisines par les chambres de recours - oui
Question de droit d'importance fondamentale - oui
Droit de priorité – conditions et effets
Priorité partielle et priorités multiples
Fondement juridique et appréciation de la priorité partielle

Application title

-

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:G000115.20161129

Distribution

A

Decision

PDF pas disponible
T 1896/12 (Dynamic currency conversion/GLOBAL BLUE) of 15.2.2018

Online on

04.05.2018

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

15.2.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06Q 20/00

Application no.

09719548.1

Keywords

Inventive step - determining at the user terminal the type of currency rate conversion to be performed at the host (no
Inventive step - obvious possibility)
Inventive step - preprocessing at user terminal relieving processing demand on host (no
Inventive step - bonus effect)

Application title

DYNAMIC CURRENCY CONVERSION SYSTEM AND METHOD

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T189612.20180215

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 323.250K)
T 1936/12 (MANAGING RELATIONSHIPS BETWEEN BROKERS AND TRADERS/ESPEED) of 30.1.2018

Online on

04.05.2018

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

30.1.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06Q 10/00

Application no.

04796831.8

Keywords

Inventive step - consolidating commands to arrive at a trading system via the same connection (no
Inventive step - part of non-techncal requirements)
Inventive step - implementation using proxy-server multiplexing commands (no
Inventive step - common general knowledge)
Claims - functional features (yes)
Summons to oral proceedings - non-attendance of party

Application title

SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR MANAGING RELATIONSHIPS BETWEEN BROKERS AND TRADERS USING A MESSAGING FORMAT

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T193612.20180130

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 316.033K)
T 2158/12 (Computer-based testing/PROMETRIC) of 11.4.2018

Online on

04.05.2018

Board

3.5.06

Decision date

11.4.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H02H 3/05
G09B 7/00

Application no.

02803206.8

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)

Application title

METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR COMPUTER BASED TESTING USING PLUGINS TO EXPAND FUNCTIONALITY OF A TEST DRIVER

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T215812.20180411

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 324.210K)
T 0802/13 () of 19.3.2018

Online on

04.05.2018

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

19.3.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61M 5/145
A61M 5/315

Application no.

05796880.2

Keywords

Oral proceedings - held in absence of two parties
Amendments - intermediate generalisation added subject-matter (no)
Appeal decision - remittal to the department of first instance (yes)

Application title

INJECTION DEVICE WITH TORSION SPRING AND ROTATABLE DISPLAY

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T080213.20180319

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 515.192K)
T 1201/13 () of 12.4.2018

Online on

04.05.2018

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

12.4.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G09G 3/32
G09G 3/00

Application no.

10171005.1

Keywords

Novelty - prior European application
Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - after amendment
Inventive step - recognition of problem contributes to inventive merits
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

Organic light emitting display device

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T120113.20180412

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 364.231K)
T 0220/14 () of 23.1.2018

Online on

04.05.2018

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

23.1.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C23C 22/10
C23C 22/46
C23C 22/47
C23C 22/74
C23C 22/53
C23C 28/02

Application no.

03708593.3

Keywords

Inventive step - (yes)
Inventive step - ex post facto analysis

Application title

TREATING SOLUTION FOR FORMING BLACK HEXAVALENT CHROMIUM-FREE CHEMICAL COATING ON ZINC OR ZINC ALLOY PLATED SUBSTRATE, AND METHOD FOR FORMING BLACK HEXAVALENT CHROMIUM-FREE CHEMICAL COATING ON ZINC OR ZINC ALLOY PLATED SUBSTRATE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T022014.20180123

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 291.604K)
T 1341/14 (Alkaline bacterial enzyme / PROCTER & GAMBLE) of 26.1.2017

Online on

04.05.2018

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

26.1.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C11D 3/06
C11D 3/12
C11D 3/386

Application no.

06116782.1

Keywords

Inventive step : (no) unexpected cleaning performance not convincingly shown across the whole scope of claim 1 (main request and auxiliary request 2)
Admittance of auxiliary claim requests: auxiliary request 2 (yes) - auxiliary request 5 (no)

Application title

Detergent compositions

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T134114.20170126

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 740.084K)
T 1572/14 (Dissolution time / RECKITT BENCKISER FINISH) of 15.2.2018

Online on

04.05.2018

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

15.2.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C11D 17/04
C11D 17/00

Application no.

02788178.8

Keywords

Sufficiency of the disclosure (no)

Application title

USE OF A PACKAGED DETERGENT COMPOSITION COMPRISING A CONTAINER

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T157214.20180215

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 409.393K)
T 2021/14 (Seed sampler/MONSANTO) of 26.4.2018

Online on

04.05.2018

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

26.4.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A01H 1/04
A01C 1/00
A01H 5/10
C12Q 1/68
C12N 15/10

Application no.

07016960.2

Keywords

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

Application title

Automated seed sampler and methods of sampling, testing and bulking seeds

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T202114.20180426

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 247.466K)
T 2242/15 () of 27.4.2018

Online on

04.05.2018

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

27.4.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G02F 1/39
H01S 3/082
H01S 3/108

Application no.

07705059.9

Keywords

Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

PARAMETRIC GENERATION USING INTERSECTING CAVITIES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T224215.20180427

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 312.640K)
T 1966/12 () of 2.3.2018

Online on

03.05.2018

Board

3.5.04

Decision date

2.3.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04N 7/16
H04L 29/06
H04L 9/06

Application no.

09772427.2

Keywords

Inventive step - main and auxiliary requests (no)
Requirement of a reasoned decision (yes)

Application title

Methods and apparatuses for selective data encryption

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T196612.20180302

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 353.475K)
T 0730/13 () of 17.11.2017

Online on

03.05.2018

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

17.11.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B29C 47/12
B29C 49/04
B29C 47/04
B29C 47/92
B29C 47/92

Application no.

07017388.5

Keywords

Priorität - Identität der Erfindung
Priorität - Hauptantrag und Hilfsanträge 1 bis 12 (nein)
Priorität - Hilfsantrag 15 (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hauptantrag und Hilfsanträge 1 bis 12, 13 (nein)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hilfsantrag 15 (ja)
Spät eingereichte Dokumente (zugelassen)
Spät eingereichte Hilfsanträge - Hilfsanträge 1 bis 12, 13 und 15 (zugelassen)
Spät eingereichte Hilfsanträge - Hilfsanträge 12a und 14 (nicht zugelassen)

Application title

Verfahren und Vorrichtung zur Herstellung von bandförmigen Kunststoffvorformlingen

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T073013.20171117

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 535.698K)
T 0881/13 () of 16.4.2018

Online on

03.05.2018

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

16.4.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G08B 19/00
G08B 25/04

Application no.

03028034.1

Keywords

Neuheit - (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)
Spät eingereichte Dokumente - zugelassen (nein)
Einspruchsgrund nach Artikel 100 b) EPÜ - nicht zugelassen

Application title

Gefahrenmeldeanlage

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T088113.20180416

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 326.883K)
T 1215/13 () of 26.4.2018

Online on

03.05.2018

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

26.4.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B67D 3/00

Application no.

08170620.2

Keywords

Rechtliches Gehör - Verletzung (nein)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)

Application title

Getränkedispenser

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T121513.20180426

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 336.723K)
T 1468/13 () of 26.4.2018

Online on

03.05.2018

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

26.4.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A22C 11/12

Application no.

07015727.6

Keywords

-

Application title

Clipmaschine

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T146813.20180426

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 335.983K)
T 2009/13 () of 12.9.2017

Online on

03.05.2018

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

12.9.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A61K 7/48
A61K 35/78
A61P 17/00

Application no.

04027340.1

Keywords

Hauptantrag: Änderungen - zulässig (ja)
Neuheit - nach Änderung (ja)

Application title

Kosmetische Zubereitung enthaltend Licochalcon A oder einen Extrakt aus Radix Glycyrrhizae inflatae Licochalcon A enthaltend und einen organischen Verdicker

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T200913.20170912

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 281.824K)
T 0589/14 () of 11.4.2018

Online on

03.05.2018

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

11.4.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A01J 5/007

Application no.

06835653.4

Keywords

Inventive step - main request as upheld (no)
Amendments admissible
Amendments - auxiliary request (no)

Application title

A METHOD OF AND AN INSTALLATION FOR MILKING AN ANIMAL

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T058914.20180411

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 335.361K)
T 2102/14 () of 2.2.2018

Online on

03.05.2018

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

2.2.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B22D 41/58
B22D 11/10

Application no.

09784522.6

Keywords

Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

SUBMERGED ENTRY NOZZLE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T210214.20180202

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 307.768K)
T 2266/14 () of 17.4.2018

Online on

03.05.2018

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

17.4.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F04C 27/02
F04C 18/344

Application no.

06763998.9

Keywords

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

Application title

VAKUUM-DREHSCHIEBERPUMPE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T226614.20180417

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 355.641K)
T 0078/15 (Improved medical device / Dentsply) of 22.2.2018

Online on

03.05.2018

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

22.2.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61L 29/14
A61L 29/08
A61L 31/00

Application no.

08154718.4

Keywords

Grounds for opposition - insufficiency of disclosure (no)

Application title

Improved medical device with hydrophilic coating

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T007815.20180222

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 333.776K)
T 0176/15 () of 16.3.2018

Online on

03.05.2018

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

16.3.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C09J 153/02
C09J 153/00
A61L 15/58
A61L 24/04
A61L 24/08

Application no.

04820386.3

Keywords

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

Application title

An adhesive composition and wound dressings or ostomy appliances comprising such adhesive composition

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T017615.20180316

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 404.894K)
T 0730/15 (Colonic drug delivery/UNIVERSITY COLLEGE LONDON) of 6.3.2018

Online on

03.05.2018

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

6.3.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 9/28

Application no.

07732397.0

Keywords

Admissibility of appeal - (yes)
Evidence submitted with the grounds of appeal
Evidence - admitted (yes)
Novelty - main request (yes)
Inventive step - main request (yes)

Application title

Colonic drug delivery formulation

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T073015.20180306

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 361.479K)
T 1003/15 (METHODS FOR DISCHARGING COLORANTS/Kimberly-Clark Worldwide, Inc.) of 22.3.2018

Online on

03.05.2018

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

22.3.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 8/36
A61K 8/37
A61Q 11/00
C11D 3/20
C11D 11/00

Application no.

08737683.6

Keywords

Admission of new documents into the proceedings (Yes)
Remittal

Application title

METHODS FOR DISCHARGING COLORANTS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T100315.20180322

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 279.126K)
T 1063/15 (RAPID DISSOLUTION FORMULATION OF CINACALCET HCl/AMGEN INC.) of 12.4.2018

Online on

03.05.2018

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

12.4.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 31/135
A61K 9/28
A61K 9/20
A61P 3/14

Application no.

04781429.8

Keywords

Extension of the scope of the claims
Sufficiency of disclosure
Inventive step

Application title

RAPID DISSOLUTION FORMULATION OF CINACALCET HCl

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T106315.20180412

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 362.043K)
T 1141/15 () of 8.12.2017

Online on

03.05.2018

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

8.12.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B64C 9/16
B64C 7/00

Application no.

06758661.0

Keywords

Amendments - patent as granted
Amendments - extension beyond the content of the application as filed (yes)
Correct exercise of discretion by opposition division not to admit late filed evidence of public prior use
Late-filed evidence of public prior use filed with grounds of appeal
Late-filed evidence - justification for late filing (no)
Novelty - auxiliary request 1 (yes)
Inventive step - auxiliary request 1 (yes)

Application title

AEROSPACE VEHICLE FAIRING SYSTEMS AND ASSOCIATED METHODS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T114115.20171208

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 499.550K)
T 1733/15 () of 21.2.2018

Online on

03.05.2018

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

21.2.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B41F 33/00
B01F 13/10

Application no.

08715715.2

Keywords

Novelty - first auxiliary request (no)
Late-filed auxiliary requests - second to seventh auxiliary requests (not admitted)
Late-filed auxiliary requests - eighth auxiliary request (admitted)
Inventive step - eighth auxiliary request (yes)
Claims - clarity
Claims - eighth auxiliary request (yes)

Application title

Colour-Management

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T173315.20180221

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 406.706K)
T 2352/15 () of 14.3.2018

Online on

03.05.2018

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

14.3.2018

Proc. language

FR

IPC

B29B 11/16
B29C 70/54
B29C 70/48

Application no.

05717681.0

Keywords

Recevabilité - requête principale (oui)
Nouveauté - requête principale (non)
Recevabilité - requête subsidiaire (non)

Application title

Procédé de fabrication d'une armature disposant d'au moins une face adhésive de façon repositionnable et armature obtenue

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T235215.20180314

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 367.513K)
T 0665/16 () of 26.4.2018

Online on

03.05.2018

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

26.4.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B24B 33/02

Application no.

11703184.9

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Could-would approach

Application title

WERKZEUGMASCHINE UND VERFAHREN ZUM BEARBEITEN EINES WERKSTÜCKS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T066516.20180426

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 318.971K)
T 1266/16 () of 26.2.2018

Online on

03.05.2018

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

26.2.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07C 319/14
C07C 335/32
C08G 75/04
G02B 1/04
C08G 18/38

Application no.

07737056.7

Keywords

Amendments - added subject-matter (yes)
Amendments - main request, second and fourth auxiliary requests
Novelty - (no)
Novelty - first, third and fifth auxiliary requests

Application title

PROCESS FOR PRODUCTION OF (POLY)THIOL COMPOUND FOR USE AS OPTICAL MATERIAL

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T126616.20180226

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 377.658K)
T 2374/16 () of 27.4.2018

Online on

03.05.2018

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

27.4.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07C 273/12

Application no.

04763960.4

Keywords

Basis of decision - substantial procedural violation (yes)

Application title

INTEGRATED PROCESS FOR UREA AND MELAMINE PRODUCTION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T237416.20180427

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 256.373K)
T 2263/11 (Collaboration system / MICROSOFT) of 27.11.2017

Online on

02.05.2018

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

27.11.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 17/60

Application no.

04255313.1

Keywords

Inventive step - integrating collaborative interface into the operating system user interface (no)
Inventive step - detecting file changes using a snapshot (no)

Application title

Method and apparatus for providing attributes of a collaboration system in an operating system for a folder-based file system

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T226311.20171127

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 347.899K)
T 1546/12 (Responsive object proxy/ AVAYA) of 2.2.2018

Online on

02.05.2018

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

2.2.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06Q 10/00
G06Q 50/00

Application no.

09171160.6

Keywords

Inventive step - deriving missing object position data from vehicle sensor (no
Inventive step - obvious alternative)
Inventive step - updating a schedule based on an object's location (no
Inventive step - not technical)
Inventive step - combination invention (no
Inventive step - merely sequential steps)

Application title

Proxy-based transport reservation and scheduling system

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T154612.20180202

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 354.565K)
T 2588/12 (Powdery mildew resistance/ENZA ZADEN BEHEER) of 19.4.2018

Online on

02.05.2018

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

19.4.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12N 15/82

Application no.

07787193.7

Keywords

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

Application title

Resistance to powdery mildew and absence of necrosis in Cucumis sativus

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T258812.20180419

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 253.776K)
T 2154/13 () of 5.3.2018

Online on

02.05.2018

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

5.3.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B65D 5/42
C11D 17/04

Application no.

07822288.2

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)
Late-filed request - request could have been filed in first instance proceedings (yes)

Application title

FABRIC SHADING GUIDE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T215413.20180305

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 306.883K)
T 0253/14 () of 30.1.2018

Online on

02.05.2018

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

30.1.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C23C 30/00
C04B 41/52

Application no.

00126315.1

Keywords

Novelty - main request (yes)
Inventive step - reasonable expectation of success (yes)
Inventive step - main request (no)
Inventive step - auxiliary request (yes)
Sufficiency of disclosure - (yes)
Amendments - extension beyond the content of the application as filed (no)

Application title

COATED PCBN CUTTING TOOLS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T025314.20180130

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 494.524K)
T 0738/14 () of 25.1.2018

Online on

02.05.2018

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

25.1.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C23C 22/46
C23C 22/47

Application no.

02258241.5

Keywords

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

Application title

Processing solution for forming hexavalent chromium free and corrosion resistant conversion film on zinc or zinc alloy plating layers, hexavalent chromium free and corrosion resistant conversion film, method for forming the same

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T073814.20180125

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 366.961K)
T 1318/14 () of 20.2.2018

Online on

02.05.2018

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

20.2.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08B 37/00
C07H 1/00
C07F 15/02
A61K 31/715
A61K 31/70

Application no.

06765408.7

Keywords

Submission of main request represented a justified reaction to the course of events before the opposition division
Lack of clarity (no)
Amendments - extension beyond the content of the application as filed (no)
Amendments - broadening of claim (no)
Appeal decision - remittal to the department of first instance (yes)

Application title

PROCESS FOR THE PREPARATION OF TRIVALENT IRON COMPLEXES WITH MONO-, DI- AND POLYSACCHARIDE SUGARS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T131814.20180220

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 463.326K)
T 0277/15 () of 13.3.2018

Online on

02.05.2018

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

13.3.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A23L 1/035
A23L 1/0524
A23L 1/0532
A23L 1/0562
A61K 9/10
A61K 8/04

Application no.

08804605.7

Keywords

Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

Particle stabilised emulsion composition

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T027715.20180313

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 327.854K)
T 0840/15 () of 16.1.2018

Online on

02.05.2018

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

16.1.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

E03D 9/08
E03D 11/14

Application no.

07405342.2

Keywords

Änderungen - Erweiterung über den Inhalt der Anmeldung in der eingereichten Fassung hinaus (nein)
Ausreichende Offenbarung - (ja)
Neuheit - (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hauptantrag (nein)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hilfsantrag (ja)

Application title

Einrichtung mit einer Spülvorrichtung und einem Klosettkörper, Montageset zum Montieren einer solchen Einrichtung sowie Verfahren zum Montieren der genannten Einrichtung

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T084015.20180116

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 407.527K)
T 2135/15 () of 25.4.2018

Online on

02.05.2018

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

25.4.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08B 37/06
A23L 1/035
A23L 1/05
B01F 17/36

Application no.

10731239.9

Keywords

Essential features missing (no)
Inventive step - reasons for the decision do not take into account all features of the claim
Remittal (yes)

Application title

MODIFIED SUGAR BEET PECTIN AND METHOD FOR USING THE SAME

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T213515.20180425

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 334.229K)
T 0836/16 () of 12.3.2018

Online on

02.05.2018

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

12.3.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B05C 5/02
D01D 4/02
B05B 7/08

Application no.

10175071.9

Keywords

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

Application title

Multi-plate nozzle and method for dispensing random pattern of adhesive filaments

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T083616.20180312

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 335.249K)

April 2018

T 0283/12 (Mail filtering/STRATO) of 15.2.2018

Online on

30.04.2018

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

15.2.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04L 12/58

Application no.

07004098.5

Keywords

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

Application title

A method of filtering electronic mails and an electronic mail system

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T028312.20180215

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 355.306K)
T 1714/12 (Image processing apparatus/CANON) of 19.4.2018

Online on

30.04.2018

Board

3.5.06

Decision date

19.4.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 21/00

Application no.

05257799.6

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)

Application title

Image processing apparatus and control method

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T171412.20180419

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 320.912K)
T 0507/13 () of 26.9.2017

Online on

30.04.2018

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

26.9.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B31F 1/07

Application no.

07711816.4

Keywords

Zulassung des 1. Hilfsantrags, der am Ende der mündlichen Verhandlung vor der Kammer eingereicht wurde - nein
Zulassung des 2. Hilfsantrags - ja
Unzulässige Erweiterung - nein
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hauptantrag (nein), 2. Hilfsantrag (ja)
Ausführbarkeit - ja

Application title

Prägevorrichtung für mindestens zweilagige Flächenprodukte wie Toilettenpapier, Taschentücher oder dergleichen

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T050713.20170926

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 447.246K)
T 1204/13 () of 9.10.2017

Online on

30.04.2018

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

9.10.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B41F 33/00

Application no.

01128340.5

Keywords

Zulässigkeit der Hilfsanträge (ja)
Neuheit (nein: Hauptantrag und Hilfsantrag 2)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit (nein: Hilfsantrag 1)

Application title

Verfahren zur Einstellung drucktechnischer und anderer jobabhängiger Parameter einer Druckmaschine

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T120413.20171009

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 410.748K)
T 2018/13 (Method and system for network intrusion detection/III Holdings) of 12.12.2017

Online on

30.04.2018

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

12.12.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04L 29/06

Application no.

04724272.2

Keywords

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

Application title

Method and system for network intrusion detection, related network and computer program product

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T201813.20171212

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 387.492K)
T 1034/14 (Pigment and dye shading/UNILEVER) of 4.12.2017

Online on

30.04.2018

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

4.12.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C11D 3/40

Application no.

08707996.8

Keywords

Inventive step - no (Main Request)
Inventive step - yes (1st Auxiliary Request)

Application title

SHADING COMPOSITION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T103414.20171204

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 487.076K)
T 1303/14 () of 10.4.2018

Online on

30.04.2018

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

10.4.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A23J 1/20
A23J 3/08
A23J 3/16

Application no.

04791414.8

Keywords

Novelty and inventive step
Novelty - (yes, after amendments)
Amendments - allowable (yes)

Application title

Method for strengthening a protein-containing product and a protein-containing product

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T130314.20180410

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 314.830K)
T 1705/14 (Spray-drying process for low density, low builder, highly water- … of 13.3.2018

Online on

30.04.2018

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

13.3.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C11D 11/00
C11D 11/02
C11D 17/06
C11D 1/02
C11D 3/02
C11D 3/10

Application no.

06021613.2

Keywords

Late-filed request - admitted (yes)
Late-filed request - Main Request and First Auxiliary Request
Inventive step - obvious solution
Inventive step - Main Request and First Auxiliary Request

Application title

A spray-drying process for preparing a low density, low builder, highly water-soluble spray-dried detergent powder

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T170514.20180313

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 470.021K)
T 1666/15 () of 13.9.2017

Online on

30.04.2018

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

13.9.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F16L 53/00

Application no.

08735439.5

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit (ja)
Spät eingereichte Druckschrift - nicht zugelassen

Application title

Leitungsverbinder für Medienleitungen

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T166615.20170913

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 624.848K)
T 2026/15 (Training method/PUCHER) of 17.4.2018

Online on

30.04.2018

Board

3.5.06

Decision date

17.4.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06N 1/00

Application no.

07016599.8

Keywords

Non-admission of auxiliary request by the examining division - full reasoning is incompatible with non-admission
Auxiliary request not admitted by examining - admitted in appeal (yes)
Claims - clarity (no)

Application title

Method for training a system to specifically react on a specific input

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T202615.20180417

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 353.000K)
T 0242/16 () of 21.9.2017

Online on

30.04.2018

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

21.9.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F16J 9/14
F16J 9/26

Application no.

08706828.4

Keywords

Zulässigkeit der Druckschrift E13 (nein)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit (ja)

Application title

Kolbenring

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T024216.20170921

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 485.015K)
T 1259/16 (Glatiramer acetate III/TEVA) of 12.9.2017

Online on

30.04.2018

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

12.9.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07K 1/00
C07K 1/14
C07K 14/00
C08G 69/10

Application no.

10194363.7

Keywords

Main request, auxiliary requests 1 to 32: amendments - allowable (no)
Auxiliary requests 33 to 35: admitted (no)

Application title

Process for the preparation of mixtures of trifluoroacetyl glatiramer acetate using purified hydrobromic acid

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T125916.20170912

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 569.172K)
T 2502/16 (Microcapsules/JAPAN TECHNOLOGY AGENCY) of 11.4.2018

Online on

30.04.2018

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

11.4.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B01F 3/08
B01F 5/04
B01F 13/00
B01J 13/04
B01J 19/00

Application no.

06003619.1

Keywords

Amendments - allowable (yes)

Application title

Process and apparatus for producing microcapsules

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T250216.20180411

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 328.372K)
T 0786/17 () of 8.3.2018

Online on

30.04.2018

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

8.3.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B29C 44/18
B60R 13/08
B62D 29/00

Application no.

07857608.9

Keywords

Admissibility of appeal - missing statement of grounds

Application title

Structural reinforcement material, insert, and reinforced cavity comprising same

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T078617.20180308

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 220.743K)
T 2001/11 (Maintenance information / DAIKIN) of 20.2.2018

Online on

27.04.2018

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

20.2.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 17/60
G05B 23/02

Application no.

04716359.7

Keywords

Claims - clarity (no)

Application title

MAINTENANCE INFORMATION PROVIDING SYSTEM

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T200111.20180220

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 307.110K)
T 1050/12 (Treatment of stress urinary incontinence/UNIVERSITY OF PITTSBURGH) of 22.1.2018

Online on

27.04.2018

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

22.1.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 35/34
C12N 5/08
A61P 13/02

Application no.

05000057.9

Keywords

Referral to the Enlarged Board of Appeal - (no)
Remittal to the department of first instance - (no)
Novelty - (no)
- meeting abstracts available to library users before priority date
- enabling disclosure for medical indication
Amendments - intermediate generalisation
Late-filed auxiliary requests

Application title

Use of myoblasts in the manufacture of a medicament for treating stress urinary incontinence

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T105012.20180122

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 493.755K)
T 0417/13 (PVC EXTENDER PARTICLES/SHERWIN) of 26.2.2018

Online on

27.04.2018

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

26.2.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C09D 127/06
C09D 7/12

Application no.

03741936.3

Keywords

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

Application title

COATING COMPOSITION HAVING POLYVINYL CHLORIDE EXTENDER PARTICLES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T041713.20180226

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 326.848K)
T 2131/13 (Red dye concentrate/UNITED COLOR) of 19.3.2018

Online on

27.04.2018

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

19.3.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C09B 67/40
C09B 31/068
C10L 1/14

Application no.

05757290.1

Keywords

Added subject-matter (yes) - all requests

Application title

ALIPHATIC HYDROCARBON SOLUBLE RED DYES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T213113.20180319

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 294.784K)
T 1481/15 (Stable composition/AFFYMETRIX) of 11.12.2017

Online on

27.04.2018

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

11.12.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12N 9/16
C12N 9/22
C12Q 1/68

Application no.

01924218.9

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)
Inventive step - technical prejudice in the art (no)
Amendments - allowable (no)

Application title

STABLE COMPOSITION COMPRISING A NUCLEASE AND A PHOSPHATASE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T148115.20171211

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 371.726K)
T 2331/10 (Operating wind turbines / GENERAL ELECTRIC COMPANY) of 15.12.2017

Online on

26.04.2018

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

15.12.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06Q 50/00

Application no.

07116283.8

Keywords

Clarity - main and auxiliary requests (no)
Inventive step - electric power production forecast signal (no
Inventive step - not technical)

Application title

Method and apparatus for operating wind turbine generators

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T233110.20171215

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 338.222K)
T 2028/11 (Overlapping icons / LG) of 30.11.2017

Online on

26.04.2018

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

30.11.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06Q 10/00
H04M 1/725
H04M 1/247

Application no.

06014042.3

Keywords

Appealed decision - missing evidence
Inventive step - overlapping icons representing simultaneous events (no
Inventive step - not technical)

Application title

Event display apparatus for mobile communication terminal and corresponding computer program product

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T202811.20171130

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 336.349K)
T 1267/13 () of 20.3.2018

Online on

26.04.2018

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

20.3.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F01N 3/28

Application no.

06791758.3

Keywords

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

Application title

ABGASREINIGUNGSVORRICHTUNG

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T126713.20180320

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 468.105K)
T 2089/13 () of 1.2.2018

Online on

26.04.2018

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

1.2.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

D01G 21/00
D04H 13/00
D01G 25/00
D04H 1/70

Application no.

05022667.9

Keywords

Parteistellung Einsprechende
Einspruchsgründe - Gegenstand geht über den Inhalt der früheren Anmeldung hinaus (ja)

Application title

Verfahren zum Profilieren eines Vlieses und Profilbildungseinrichtung

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T208913.20180201

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 358.159K)
T 0359/14 () of 12.10.2017

Online on

26.04.2018

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

12.10.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B41F 33/00

Application no.

05735102.5

Keywords

Einspruchsgründe - neuer Einspruchsgrund (nein)
Vorlage an die Große Beschwerdekammer - (nein)
Spät vorgebrachte Argumente - Rechtfertigung für späte Vorlage (nein)
Neuheit - (ja)
Spät eingereichte Beweismittel - Rechtfertigung für späte Vorlage (nein)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)

Application title

Verfahren zur Inline-Überwachung der Druckqualität bei Bogenoffsetdruckmaschinen

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T035914.20171012

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D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 443.707K)
T 0321/15 () of 27.3.2018

Online on

26.04.2018

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

27.3.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A23L 1/29
A23L 1/30
A61P 3/04

Application no.

07857342.5

Keywords

Sufficiency of disclosure (yes)
Novelty (yes)
Inventive step (yes)

Application title

NUTRITIONAL COMPOSITION FOR INFANTS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T032115.20180327

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 493.727K)
J 0013/16 () of 14.12.2017

Online on

25.04.2018

Board

3.1.01

Decision date

14.12.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F03B 13/10

Application no.

12785451.1

Keywords

Restoration of the right of priority under the PCT (no)
Re-establishment of rights (no)
Legitimate expectations (no)

Application title

HYDROMOTIVE MACHINE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:J001316.20171214

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D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 429.205K)
T 0976/11 (Fast Ethernet/HOSPEDIA) of 17.4.2018

Online on

25.04.2018

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

17.4.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 19/00
H04N 7/173
G06F 17/00
F16M 11/04

Application no.

04256852.7

Keywords

Substantial procedural violation - (yes)
Remittal to the department of first instance - special reasons for not remitting the case
Amendments - added subject-matter (yes)

Application title

Interactive system

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T097611.20180417

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 315.214K)
T 1047/12 (RNA interference mediators/WHITEHEAD INSTITUTE) of 1.3.2018

Online on

25.04.2018

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

1.3.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12Q 1/68

Application no.

01922870.9

Keywords

Main request - added matter (no)
Scope of protection extended (no)
Lack of clarity (no)
Invention sufficiently disclosed (yes)
Priority valid (yes)
Novelty and inventive step (yes)

Application title

RNA SEQUENCE-SPECIFIC MEDIATORS OF RNA INTERFERENCE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T104712.20180301

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D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 532.850K)
T 1857/12 () of 12.4.2018

Online on

25.04.2018

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

12.4.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01B 9/02
G01N 21/45

Application no.

02802224.2

Keywords

Claims - clarity (no)
Claims - essential features omitted

Application title

METHOD FOR BIOMOLECULAR SENSING AND SYSTEM THEREOF

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T185712.20180412

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 381.062K)
T 0360/13 () of 20.3.2018

Online on

25.04.2018

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

20.3.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G07D 7/00

Application no.

04820829.2

Keywords

Patentansprüche - Hauptantrag
Patentansprüche - Klarheit (nein)
Spät eingereichter Hilfsantrag - zugelassen (nein)

Application title

SYSTEM AUS BANKNOTENBEARBEITUNGSMASCHINEN BANKNOTENBEARBEITUNGSMASCHINE UND VERFAHREN FÜR DEREN BETRIEB

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T036013.20180320

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D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 348.450K)
T 1391/13 () of 18.4.2018

Online on

25.04.2018

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

18.4.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F15B 15/26

Application no.

06723716.4

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit (ja)

Application title

Verriegelbarer Arbeitszylinder

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T139113.20180418

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 671.002K)
T 2033/13 (Cellular network traffic redirection/ROAMWARE) of 10.4.2018

Online on

25.04.2018

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

10.4.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04Q 7/38

Application no.

03767236.7

Keywords

Appeal proceedings terminated - appellant has ceased to exist

Application title

METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR CELLULAR NETWORK TRAFFIC REDIRECTION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T203313.20180410

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D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 241.366K)
T 1133/14 (Interrupting application on touch screen/KYOCERA) of 20.3.2018

Online on

25.04.2018

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

20.3.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 3/041
G06F 3/048
G06F 3/01

Application no.

09834534.1

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)

Application title

INPUT DEVICE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T113314.20180320

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 284.126K)
T 1539/14 (Citrate cleaning benefit / UNILEVER) of 7.3.2018

Online on

25.04.2018

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

7.3.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C11D 11/00
C11D 3/20

Application no.

09727271.0

Keywords

Novelty of use
Novelty - main and auxiliary request (no)
Novelty - claim directed to the use of a known substance (as a component of a known composition) for a known non-medical purpose (of said composition)

Application title

USE OF CITRATE AS CLEANING AID FOR HARD SURFACES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T153914.20180307

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 393.477K)
T 1849/14 () of 8.1.2018

Online on

25.04.2018

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

8.1.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C11D 1/00

Application no.

07754834.5

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)
Inventive step - obvious solution
Inventive step - All claim requests

Application title

LIQUID LAUNDRY DETERGENTS CONTAINING CATIONIC HYDROXYETHYL CELLULOSE POLYMER

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T184914.20180108

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 362.890K)
T 2050/14 (Katalysatoroptimierung / CLARIANT) of 26.9.2017

Online on

25.04.2018

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

26.9.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B01J 23/22
B01J 27/198
B01J 21/06
C07C 51/265
B01J 37/02
B01J 8/04
B01J 8/06

Application no.

06707387.4

Keywords

Neuheit (Hauptantrag) : ja
Neuheit - bei korrekter Auslegung des Anspruchs
Erfinderische Tätigkeit (Hauptantrag) : ja
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - technische Aufgabe soll keinen Lösungsansatz enthalten

Application title

Verfahren zur Herstellung eines Mehrlagen-Katalysators zur Erzeugung von Phthalsäureanhydrid

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T205014.20170926

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 504.702K)
T 2253/14 () of 26.1.2018

Online on

25.04.2018

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

26.1.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A23L 1/015
A23K 1/165
A23K 1/00
A23K 1/06
A23K 1/175

Application no.

07824430.8

Keywords

-

Application title

MYCOTOXIN-REDUCING COMPOSITION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T225314.20180126

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 380.522K)
T 0082/15 (Density control / VALMET) of 10.2.2017

Online on

25.04.2018

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

10.2.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

D21C 11/04
G05B 17/00

Application no.

00929599.9

Keywords

Admittance of the main request filed during oral proceedings (yes)
Clarity (yes)
Added matter (no)
Remittal (yes)

Application title

Method and apparatus for controlling a causticizing process

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T008215.20170210

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 446.274K)
T 0567/15 (Handhabung unter Schutzgas/WACKER) of 1.3.2018

Online on

25.04.2018

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

1.3.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C07F 7/20

Application no.

08708186.5

Keywords

Neuheit - (nein)
Neuheit - implizite Offenbarung

Application title

VERFAHREN ZUR HERSTELLUNG VON ISOCYANATOORGANOSILANEN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T056715.20180301

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 324.994K)
T 1244/15 () of 13.3.2018

Online on

25.04.2018

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

13.3.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 35/74

Application no.

05763869.4

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)

Application title

METHOD FOR PREVENTING OR TREATING RESPIRATORY INFECTIONS AND ACUTE OTITIS MEDIA IN INFANTS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T124415.20180313

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 374.354K)
T 1768/15 (Low sterol marine oil / DSM) of 8.11.2017

Online on

25.04.2018

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

8.11.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C11B 3/10
A23D 9/00
A23D 9/02
A23L 1/30
A61K 31/202
A61P 3/02
B01D 15/08

Application no.

06849452.5

Keywords

Patent as granted not objectionable on the grounds of Article 100(b) and (c) EPC
Remittal for further prosecution (yes)

Application title

A PROCESS FOR THE REMOVAL OF STEROLS AND OTHER COMPOUNDS FROM GLYCEROL OILS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T176815.20171108

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 460.297K)
T 1046/16 () of 8.3.2018

Online on

25.04.2018

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

8.3.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01L 51/00
H01L 51/20

Application no.

02750605.4

Keywords

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

Application title

MATERIALS AND DEVICES FOR BLUE PHOSPHORESCENCE BASED ORGANIC LIGHT EMITTING DIODES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T104616.20180308

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 391.058K)
T 2655/11 (Sechage des bactéries/DUPONT) of 19.4.2018

Online on

24.04.2018

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

19.4.2018

Proc. language

FR

IPC

C12N 1/04

Application no.

00979728.3

Keywords

Extinction du brevet dans tous les Etats contractants - clôture de la procédure de recours (oui)

Application title

Procédé de séchage des bactéries

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T265511.20180419

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 227.062K)
T 0776/12 (RSV infection/GOVERNMENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA) of 29.1.2018

Online on

24.04.2018

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

29.1.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07K 14/135
G01N 33/569
A61K 38/16
A61K 39/155

Application no.

01987765.3

Keywords

Main request and first to third auxiliary requests - added subject-matter (yes)

Application title

Compositions and methods for modulating RSV infection and immunity

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T077612.20180129

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 406.351K)
T 2286/12 () of 18.4.2018

Online on

24.04.2018

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

18.4.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61N 1/00

Application no.

06817232.9

Keywords

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

Application title

MRI-SAFE HIGH IMPEDANCE LEAD SYSTEMS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T228612.20180418

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 295.452K)
T 1145/13 () of 14.11.2017

Online on

24.04.2018

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

14.11.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B42D 15/10

Application no.

04761881.4

Keywords

Admittance of document that was not admitted by the first instance - yes
Admittance of a request filed with the reply to the appeal but substantiated at a later time - yes
Added matter - no
Extension of the scope of protection - no
Inventive step - yes

Application title

Security document with a volume hologram forming a partial motif

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T114513.20171114

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 336.492K)
T 1724/13 () of 23.2.2018

Online on

24.04.2018

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

23.2.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B65D 75/58

Application no.

06027067.5

Keywords

Novelty - main request and auxiliary requests I, IX and X (no)
Claims - clarity
Claims - auxiliary requests II to VII (no)
Sufficiency of disclosure - auxiliary request VIII (no)
Late-filed auxiliary request X - admitted (yes)

Application title

Reclosable package

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T172413.20180223

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 433.633K)
T 0209/14 () of 27.10.2017

Online on

24.04.2018

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

27.10.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B41F 19/06

Application no.

05728954.8

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (nein)

Application title

Verfahren zum Folienauftrag

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T020914.20171027

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 318.428K)
T 1953/14 () of 30.1.2018

Online on

24.04.2018

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

30.1.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C08F 2/04
C08J 3/075
A61L 15/12
F26B 17/00
C08F 6/10
C08F 20/06
C08F 6/00
F26B 17/04
F26B 21/06
B01J 20/30

Application no.

06725287.4

Keywords

Neuheit - (nein)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - naheliegende Kombination bekannter Merkmale

Application title

VERFAHREN ZUR HERSTELLUNG WASSERABSORBIERENDER POLYMERE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T195314.20180130

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 380.251K)
T 0306/16 (Battery module/SB LiMotive) of 2.3.2018

Online on

24.04.2018

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

2.3.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01M 2/20
H01M 2/30

Application no.

10175576.7

Keywords

Priority - (no)
Inventive step - main request (no)
Amendments - auxiliary request 1
Amendments - added subject-matter (yes)
Late-filed auxiliary requests 2 and 3
Late-filed auxiliary requests - request clearly allowable (no)
Auxiliary request 4 - admitted (yes)
Auxiliary request 4 - inventive step (yes)

Application title

Battery module comprising a connecting member composed of first and second connecting bars

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T030616.20180302

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 520.589K)
T 1411/16 (Planetary roller extruder/Intertape) of 9.3.2018

Online on

24.04.2018

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

9.3.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B01F 7/14
B29B 7/52
B29B 7/56
B29C 47/00
B29C 47/42
B05C 11/02
B05C 11/10
B05D 1/26
B05D 1/28
B05D 3/06
B05D 5/10

Application no.

04817898.2

Keywords

Admissibility of appeal - (yes)
Inventive step (main request)
Inventive step - obvious alternative
Inventive step - (first auxiliary request)
Inventive step - non-obvious alternative

Application title

PROCESS FOR PREPARING AN ADHESIVE USING A PLANETARY ROLLER EXTRUDER

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T141116.20180309

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 368.487K)
T 2012/14 () of 21.2.2018

Online on

23.04.2018

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

21.2.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01L 51/50
H01L 51/54

Application no.

03025325.6

Keywords

Sufficiency of disclosure over the entire scope of claim
Sufficiency of disclosure - concept fit for generalisation
Amendments - added subject-matter
Claims - clarity in opposition appeal proceedings
Novelty
Validity of priority - same invention and valid transfer of priorty right
Inventive step

Application title

Phosphorescent organic light emitting device

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T201214.20180221

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 512.621K)
T 0049/15 () of 9.3.2018

Online on

23.04.2018

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

9.3.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C21D 8/04
C22C 38/18
C23C 8/26
A61F 2/28
A44C 27/00
G04B 37/22

Application no.

09744035.8

Keywords

Rückzahlung der Beschwerdegebühr - (nein)
Wesentlicher Verfahrensmangel - (nein)
Ablehnung aller Mitglieder der Kammer wegen Besorgnis der Befangenheit - zulässig (nein) - bereits Verfahrenshandlungen vorgenommen
Antrag auf Überprüfung - schwerwiegender Verstoß gegen Artikel 113 EPÜ (nein)
Antrag auf Überprüfung - Verstoß gegen Artikel 24 (1) EPÜ (nein)
Antrag auf Überprüfung - abschließende Aufzählung der Gründe
Spät eingereichter Hauptantrag - zugelassen (ja)
Spät eingereichter Hilfsantrag - zugelassen (nein)
Spät eingereichter Hilfsantrag - Antrag eindeutig gewährbar (nein)
Einspruchsgründe - mangelhafte Offenbarung (ja)

Application title

VERWENDUNG EINES BIOKOMPATIBLEN WERKSTOFFES AUS EDELSTAHL MIT EINER MARTENSITISCHEN RANDSCHICHT FÜR UHREN, UHRENTEILE UND SCHMUCK

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T004915.20180309

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 440.151K)
T 0075/15 () of 20.2.2018

Online on

23.04.2018

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

20.2.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B23K 35/26
C22C 13/00

Application no.

07117095.5

Keywords

Amendments - added subject-matter (yes)

Application title

Lead-free solder alloy

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T007515.20180220

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 298.185K)
T 0261/15 () of 7.2.2018

Online on

23.04.2018

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

7.2.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C22C 38/12
E01B 5/02

Application no.

09713461.3

Keywords

Novelty
Selection of numerical ranges
Inventive step

Application title

RAIL STEEL WITH AN EXCELLENT COMBINATION OF WEAR PROPERTIES AND ROLLING CONTACT FATIGUE RESISTANCE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T026115.20180207

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 399.408K)
T 0499/15 () of 17.4.2018

Online on

23.04.2018

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

17.4.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B65D 21/02
B65D 77/20
B65D 81/20

Application no.

11704299.4

Keywords

Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

SEALABLE CONTAINER, SEALED CONTAINER AND PROCESSES FOR MAKING A SEALABLE CONTAINER AND A SEALED CONTAINER

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T049915.20180417

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 299.768K)
T 0604/15 (EFFERVESCENT PRESSED CHEWING GUM TABLET COMPOSITIONS/Intercontinental … of 8.3.2018

Online on

23.04.2018

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

8.3.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 9/46
A23G 4/06
A61K 9/00
A23G 4/02
A61Q 11/00

Application no.

05810004.1

Keywords

Main request - Inventive step (no)

Application title

EFFERVESCENT PRESSED CHEWING GUM TABLET COMPOSITIONS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T060415.20180308

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 293.460K)
D 0015/17 () of 13.2.2018

Online on

20.04.2018

Board

DBA

Decision date

13.2.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

-

Application no.

-

Keywords

-

Application title

-

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:D001517.20180213

Distribution

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 259.397K)
D 0017/17 () of 14.2.2018

Online on

20.04.2018

Board

DBA

Decision date

14.2.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

-

Application no.

-

Keywords

-

Application title

-

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:D001717.20180214

Distribution

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 251.900K)
T 0591/12 () of 8.3.2018

Online on

20.04.2018

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

8.3.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G01R 31/28
G01R 19/25
G01R 23/165
G01R 27/28

Application no.

04763628.7

Keywords

Patentansprüche - Klarheit
Patentansprüche - Hauptantrag (ja)
Neuheit - (ja)
Zurückverweisung an die erste Instanz - (ja)
Neubesetzung der Prüfungsabteilung - (nein)

Application title

MESS- ODER TESTGERÄT MIT AUSTAUSCHBAREN FUNKTIONSEINHEITEN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T059112.20180308

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 379.111K)
T 1495/13 (Copper pyrithione particles/ARCH) of 5.3.2018

Online on

20.04.2018

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

5.3.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A01N 25/12
A01N 33/20
C07D 213/89
C07F 9/80

Application no.

03796787.4

Keywords

Sufficiency of disclosure: main request (yes)

Application title

SMALL PARTICLE COPPER PYRITHIONE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T149513.20180305

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 337.193K)
T 0782/14 (Nanofiltration membrane/MILLIPORE) of 30.11.2017

Online on

20.04.2018

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

30.11.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B01D 71/10
B01D 71/12
C08B 15/00

Application no.

07114167.5

Keywords

Novelty - main request (no)
Auxiliary claim requests filed with statement of grounds - admitted (no) - claim requests could and should have been filed in opposition proceedings

Application title

Crosslinked cellulosic nanofiltration membranes

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T078214.20171130

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 418.104K)
T 1351/14 () of 8.11.2017

Online on

20.04.2018

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

8.11.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B67C 3/14
B67C 3/04

Application no.

09174042.3

Keywords

Neuheit - (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)

Application title

Heißabfüllanlage mit Wärmerückgewinnung

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T135114.20171108

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 380.900K)
T 1711/14 () of 23.2.2018

Online on

20.04.2018

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

23.2.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F03D 7/04
F03D 9/00

Application no.

01927846.4

Keywords

Änderungen - Erweiterung Anspruch 1 (nein)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Anspruch 1 (ja)

Application title

VERFAHREN ZUM BETREIBEN EINER WINDENERGIENANLAGE SOWIE WINDENERGIEANLAGE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T171114.20180223

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 342.787K)
T 2287/14 (Separate Druckdatenerzeugung/CORTADO) of 27.3.2018

Online on

20.04.2018

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

27.3.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G06F 3/12

Application no.

06112655.3

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - rückschauende Betrachtungsweise (nein)

Application title

Verfahren und Anordnung zum Ausdrucken von Daten bei Nutzung eines Nachrichten-Signalisierungs-Services, sowie ein entsprechendes Computerprogramm und ein entsprechendes computerlesbares Speichermedium

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T228714.20180327

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 390.457K)
T 0582/15 (Automated treatment of brain imbalance I/CNS) of 14.3.2018

Online on

20.04.2018

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

14.3.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 19/00
A61B 5/0476
A61B 5/048
A61B 5/04

Application no.

09006140.9

Keywords

Oral proceedings - non-attendance of the party
Added subject-matter - (yes)

Application title

Database and method for creating a database for classifying and treating physiologic brain imbalances using quantitative EEG

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T058215.20180314

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 303.647K)
T 0598/15 (Automated treatment of brain imbalance II/CNS) of 14.3.2018

Online on

20.04.2018

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

14.3.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 19/00
A61B 5/04

Application no.

10183918.1

Keywords

Oral proceedings - non-attendance of the party
Added subject-matter - (yes)

Application title

Method for determining medication efficacy

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T059815.20180314

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 304.221K)
T 0830/15 (Bus-Konfiguration/SICK) of 17.4.2018

Online on

20.04.2018

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

17.4.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

H04L 12/24
H04L 12/40

Application no.

10003394.3

Keywords

Rechtliches Gehör - Rücknahme des Antrags auf mündliche Verhandlung
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (nein)

Application title

Vorrichtung und Verfahren zum Konfigurieren eines Bussystems

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T083015.20180417

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 300.226K)
T 1121/15 (Ölfilter/Mann+Hummel) of 21.3.2018

Online on

20.04.2018

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

21.3.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B01D 35/153
B01D 35/147
B01D 35/16

Application no.

08167640.5

Keywords

Spät eingereichte Beweismittel - zugelassen (nein)
Einspruchsgründe - verspätet eingereichter Einspruchsgrund
Einspruchsgründe - zugelassen (nein)
Ausreichende Offenbarung - (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)

Application title

Ölfilter

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T112115.20180321

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 336.896K)
T 1572/16 () of 2.3.2018

Online on

20.04.2018

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

2.3.2018

Proc. language

FR

IPC

F02B 75/04
F02B 75/32
F01B 9/04
F02D 15/02
F16K 11/056
F16K 11/10
F16K 15/18
F16K 31/124

Application no.

09769465.7

Keywords

Revendications - clarté (non)

Application title

DISPOSITIF DE LEVEE DE BILLE A VIS POUR MOTEUR A TAUX DE COMPRESSION VARIABLE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T157216.20180302

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 289.989K)
T 0207/17 (Nicht-systemische Bekämpfung von Parasiten durch Imidacloprid/BAYER) of 22.11.2017

Online on

20.04.2018

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

22.11.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A01N 61/00
A01N 51/00

Application no.

05021260.4

Keywords

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

Application title

Nicht-systemische Bekämpfung von Parasiten

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T020717.20171122

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 527.236K)
T 2520/17 () of 9.4.2018

Online on

20.04.2018

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

9.4.2018

Proc. language

FR

IPC

H01M 10/48
H01M 10/50

Application no.

12773029.9

Keywords

Recevabilité du recours - taxe de recours
Recevabilité du recours - paiement non suffisant comme acte de recours
Recevabilité du recours - acte de recours
Recevabilité du recours - déposé dans les délais (non)

Application title

METHODE POUR ESTIMER LA TEMPERATURE AU COEUR D'UNE CELLULE DE BATTERIE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T252017.20180409

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 235.481K)
T 1170/12 (Rights object / III HOLDINGS) of 6.2.2018

Online on

19.04.2018

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

6.2.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06Q 10/00

Application no.

08802613.3

Keywords

Late-filed request - justification for late filing (no
Late-filed request - change of ownership or representation is no justification)
Inventive step - (no
Inventive step - rights object is obvious implementation of non-technical requirement)

Application title

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR ENABLING ACCESS TO CONTACT INFORMATION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T117012.20180206

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 362.515K)
T 2220/12 (Trichoderma/NIXE) of 24.11.2017

Online on

19.04.2018

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

24.11.2017

Proc. language

FR

IPC

C12N 1/14
A01N 63/04

Application no.

07368008.4

Keywords

Requête principale produite tardivement - requête clairement admissible (oui);
Revendication 1 de la requête principale - extension au-delà du contenu de la demande telle que déposée (non);
clarté (oui); exposé de l'invention permettant sa mise en oeuvre (oui);
Renvoi à la division d'examen (oui)

Application title

Nouvelle souche de Trichoderma atroviride, un milieu de culture la contenant, ainsi que l'utilisation de ladite souche notamment comme stimulant de la germination et/ou de la croissance des plantes

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T222012.20171124

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 687.855K)
T 0979/13 (Claim interpretation/tulip) of 19.3.2018

Online on

19.04.2018

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

19.3.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A22C 21/00

Application no.

06732951.6

Keywords

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

Application title

PROCESSING OF CARCASS PARTS OF SLAUGHTERED POULTRY

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T097913.20180319

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 318.614K)
T 0832/14 (Public key checking/CERTICOM) of 7.3.2018

Online on

19.04.2018

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

7.3.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04L 9/08
H04L 9/32

Application no.

96201322.3

Keywords

Grounds for opposition - lack of patentability (no)
Grounds for opposition - fresh ground for opposition (yes)

Application title

Strengthened public key protocol

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T083214.20180307

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 379.331K)
T 1931/14 () of 21.2.2018

Online on

19.04.2018

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

21.2.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F02B 43/00
F01K 23/06
F25J 3/04

Application no.

99905691.4

Keywords

Novelty - main request (yes)
Novelty - functional technical features of a process

Application title

COMBINED CRYOGENIC AIR SEPARATION WITH INTEGRATED GASIFIER

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T193114.20180221

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 315.861K)
T 0471/15 (Transparent block / UNILEVER) of 12.1.2018

Online on

19.04.2018

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

12.1.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C11D 3/00
C11D 17/00
C11D 3/48

Application no.

08717767.1

Keywords

Admittance of evidence filed in the appeal proceedings: yes
Sufficiency of disclosure: no

Application title

Toilet cleaning block

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T047115.20180112

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 392.064K)
T 0933/15 () of 20.2.2018

Online on

19.04.2018

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

20.2.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B61F 5/52
B61F 3/00

Application no.

03024926.2

Keywords

Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

Truck for railroad car

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T093315.20180220

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 369.979K)
T 2526/17 () of 16.4.2018

Online on

19.04.2018

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

16.4.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01L 27/32
H01L 27/12
G09G 3/32

Application no.

14169289.7

Keywords

Unity of invention - (yes)
Unity of invention - invitation to pay further fees justified (no)
Reimbursement of appeal fee - (no)

Application title

Organic light-emitting display apparatus and method of repairing the same

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T252617.20180416

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 346.566K)
T 1256/11 (Tablet preparation/NOVARTIS) of 9.5.2017

Online on

18.04.2018

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

9.5.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 31/365
A61K 9/28
A61P 37/06

Application no.

02777314.2

Keywords

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

Application title

PHARMACEUTICAL COMPOSITIONS COMPRISING MYCOPHENOLIC ACID OR MYCOPHENOLATE SALT

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T125611.20170509

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 370.192K)
T 2397/12 (Crystalline Squalamine Dilactate/GENERA) of 12.3.2018

Online on

18.04.2018

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

12.3.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07J 41/00
A61P 35/00
A61K 31/575

Application no.

06751251.7

Keywords

Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

POLYMORPHIC AND AMORPHOUS SALT FORMS OF SQUALAMINE DILACTATE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T239712.20180312

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 281.259K)
T 1424/13 () of 25.9.2017

Online on

18.04.2018

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

25.9.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B27N 3/14

Application no.

03706585.1

Keywords

Spät eingereichtes Dokument - zugelassen (nein)
Neuheit - (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)

Application title

VORRICHTUNG ZUR HERSTELLUNG EINES VLIESES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T142413.20170925

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 415.679K)
T 0264/14 (Static mixer/NORDSON) of 28.2.2018

Online on

18.04.2018

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

28.2.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B01F 5/06

Application no.

09162618.4

Keywords

Sufficiency of disclosure - reproducibility (yes)
Inventive step - unexpected improvement shown

Application title

Static Mixer

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T026414.20180228

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 666.067K)
T 0270/14 () of 15.2.2018

Online on

18.04.2018

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

15.2.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C07C 209/16
C07C 211/10
C07C 211/14

Application no.

04740778.8

Keywords

Hauptantrag - Erfinderische Tätigkeit (ja) - Verbesserung (ja) - Lösung nicht nahegelegt

Application title

VERFAHREN ZUR HERSTELLUNG VON ETHYLENAMINEN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T027014.20180215

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 332.205K)
T 0104/14 () of 23.3.2018

Online on

17.04.2018

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

23.3.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F02M 63/02
F02M 59/36
F02M 59/46

Application no.

03720202.5

Keywords

Unzulässige Erweiterung (nein)
Ausführbarkeit (ja)
Neuheit und erfinderische Tätigkeit (ja)
Zulässigkeit verspäteter Dokumente (nein)

Application title

KRAFTSTOFFEINSPRITZEINRICHTUNG FÜR EINE BRENNKRAFTMASCHINE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T010414.20180323

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 243.441K)
T 0172/15 () of 16.1.2018

Online on

17.04.2018

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

16.1.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A23C 9/154
A23G 3/00
A23D 9/007
A23L 1/236

Application no.

05077655.8

Keywords

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

Application title

Fat-based confections comprising flavour components

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T017215.20180116

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 365.853K)
T 1415/15 () of 21.3.2018

Online on

17.04.2018

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

21.3.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B62K 23/06
B62L 3/02

Application no.

08157043.4

Keywords

Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

Device to mount control lever to bicycle

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T141515.20180321

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 338.372K)
T 1721/15 () of 9.3.2018

Online on

17.04.2018

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

9.3.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B60J 7/00

Application no.

04025215.7

Keywords

Neuheit - Hauptantrag (nein)
Spät eingereichter Hilfsantrag 1 - zugelassen (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hilfsantrag 1 (nein)
Vorlage an die Große Beschwerdekammer - (nein)
Rügepflicht - Einwand zurückgewiesen
Spät eingereichte Hilfsanträge 2 bis 4
Spät eingereichte Hilfsanträge - zugelassen (nein)

Application title

Rollo für ein Schiebedachsystem

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T172115.20180309

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 507.008K)
T 2318/15 (Method of making particles/VECTURA) of 6.2.2018

Online on

17.04.2018

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

6.2.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 9/14
A61K 47/26

Application no.

01947612.6

Keywords

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

Application title

Method of making particles for use in a pharmaceutical composition.

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T231815.20180206

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 335.579K)
T 0528/16 (Standardisierter konischer Ansatz/EPPENDORF) of 28.3.2018

Online on

17.04.2018

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

28.3.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B01L 3/02

Application no.

11010189.6

Keywords

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

Application title

Pipettenspitze

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T052816.20180328

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 270.106K)
T 0879/16 (Flotation system/Petreco) of 21.2.2018

Online on

17.04.2018

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

21.2.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B03D 1/16
B01D 17/035
B01D 17/032
B01D 17/028
B01D 17/12
B03D 1/02
C02F 1/24
B01D 17/04
B03D 1/24
C02F 1/40
B01D 17/02
B03D 1/14
C02F 101/32
B03D 1/22

Application no.

02778769.6

Keywords

Late-filed auxiliary requests - request clearly allowable (no)

Application title

DUAL-CELL MECHANICAL FLOTATION SYSTEM WITH INTERMITTENT SKIMMING

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T087916.20180221

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 351.249K)
T 1045/11 () of 19.1.2018

Online on

16.04.2018

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

19.1.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A61M 1/34
A61M 1/16
A61M 1/36
A61M 1/32

Application no.

06110076.4

Keywords

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

Application title

Blutbehandlungsgerät mit Alarmvorrichtung

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T104511.20180119

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 383.065K)
T 2193/12 () of 14.2.2018

Online on

16.04.2018

Board

3.5.04

Decision date

14.2.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04N 7/16

Application no.

04742932.9

Keywords

Inventive step - after amendment

Application title

METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR SELECTIVELY DISTRIBUTING DATA TO A SET OF NETWORK DEVICES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T219312.20180214

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 332.862K)
T 0525/14 () of 11.4.2018

Online on

16.04.2018

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

11.4.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G09B 21/00
G06F 3/01

Application no.

05026658.4

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)

Application title

Verfahren zum Verbessern der Sehfähigkeit einer sehbehinderten Person und Sehhilfe

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T052514.20180411

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 310.388K)
T 1187/14 (Hörvorrichtung mit Tragehakenerkennung/SIVANTOS) of 16.3.2018

Online on

16.04.2018

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

16.3.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

H04R 25/00

Application no.

09180880.8

Keywords

-

Application title

Hörvorrichtung mit Tragehakenerkennung

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T118714.20180316

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 294.289K)
T 1798/14 () of 30.1.2018

Online on

16.04.2018

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

30.1.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B21D 5/01

Application no.

08002237.9

Keywords

Neuheit - offenkundige Vorbenutzung
Neuheit - Geheimhaltungsverpflichtung
Erfinderische Tätigkeit

Application title

Presse

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T179814.20180130

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 342.668K)
T 1880/14 () of 1.2.2018

Online on

16.04.2018

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

1.2.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61F 2/24

Application no.

09154935.2

Keywords

Added subject-matter (no)
Inventive step - (yes)
Claims - clarity (yes)

Application title

Stent-valves for valve replacement and associated methods and systems for surgery

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T188014.20180201

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 401.952K)
T 1934/14 () of 15.3.2018

Online on

16.04.2018

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

15.3.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08L 101/14
C08K 3/10
A61F 13/53
A61L 15/60

Application no.

04746711.3

Keywords

Late-filed argument - admitted (no)
Novelty - (main request: no)
Late-filed auxiliary requests - admitted (no)

Application title

WATER ABSORBENT RESIN COMPOSTION AND PRODUCTION METHOD THEREOF

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T193414.20180315

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 738.069K)
T 1959/14 () of 8.2.2018

Online on

16.04.2018

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

8.2.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A23K 1/16
A23K 1/18

Application no.

01991459.7

Keywords

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

Application title

COMPOSITION AND METHOD

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T195914.20180208

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 345.213K)
T 2074/14 () of 23.1.2018

Online on

16.04.2018

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

23.1.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B66B 23/14

Application no.

03743075.8

Keywords

Sufficiency of disclosure - main request (no) auxiliary requests (no)

Application title

CONVEYOR DEVICE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T207414.20180123

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 372.930K)
T 0637/15 () of 15.2.2018

Online on

16.04.2018

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

15.2.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C22C 38/44
C22C 38/46

Application no.

04450192.2

Keywords

Neuheit
Erfinderische Tätigkeit

Application title

Verwendung eines Stahls für Rohrbauteile und Rohrbauteile für Rohr-Wärmetauscher

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T063715.20180215

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 324.865K)
T 1948/15 (Mutual device authentication/FUJITSU) of 30.1.2018

Online on

16.04.2018

Board

3.5.06

Decision date

30.1.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 21/00

Application no.

07109695.2

Keywords

Inventive step (no)

Application title

Security and authentication of information processing apparatus

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T194815.20180130

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 432.185K)
T 2304/16 (Compositions cosmétiques contenant un copolymère d'acide mé … of 1.2.2018

Online on

16.04.2018

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

1.2.2018

Proc. language

FR

IPC

A61K 8/81
A61K 8/895
A61Q 5/00
A61K 8/894
A61K 8/898

Application no.

02292002.9

Keywords

Recevabilité de documents (oui)
Requête principale - Nouveauté (oui)
Requête principale et requête subsidiaire 1 - Activité inventive (non)
Requête subsidiaire 2 - Activité inventive (oui)
Choix de l'état de la technique le plus proche
Essais comparatifs reproductibles et analysables (oui)

Application title

Compositions cosmétiques contenant un copolymère d'acide méthacrylique, une silicone et un polymère cationique et leurs utilisations

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T230416.20180201

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 441.592K)
T 0005/14 (Screening filamentous fungi/DYADIC INTERNATIONAL) of 22.3.2018

Online on

13.04.2018

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

22.3.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12N 15/10
C12N 15/63
C12N 15/67
C12N 15/80
C12Q 1/02
C12Q 1/25
C12Q 1/68
C12N 1/15

Application no.

01927056.0

Keywords

Request upheld by opposition division - added subject-matter (yes)
Auxiliary requests - admitted into the appeal proceedings (no)
Right to be heard - opportunity to comment (yes)
Revocation of the patent (yes)

Application title

HIGH-THROUGHPUT SCREENING OF EXPRESSED DNA LIBRARIES IN FILAMENTOUS FUNGI

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T000514.20180322

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 369.312K)
T 0232/15 (Bleichmittel-freies Geschirrspülmittel / HENKEL) of 12.3.2018

Online on

13.04.2018

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

12.3.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C11D 3/36
C11D 3/37

Application no.

08803452.5

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hauptantrag (ja)

Application title

REINIGUNGSMITTEL

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T023215.20180312

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 443.565K)
T 1735/12 (Intaglio printing ink/SUN) of 4.12.2017

Online on

12.04.2018

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

4.12.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C09D 11/02
C09D 11/10
B41M 1/10

Application no.

05730999.9

Keywords

Main request, auxiliary request 1: sufficiency of disclosure (no)
Auxiliary request 2: sufficiency of disclosure (yes), inventive step (yes)

Application title

PHOTOINITIATORS FOR USE IN INTAGLIO PRINTING INKS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T173512.20171204

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 463.928K)
T 2020/13 () of 12.10.2017

Online on

12.04.2018

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

12.10.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08G 18/18
C08G 18/76
C08G 18/66

Application no.

04025047.4

Keywords

Novelty in view of combination of compounds defined by their trade names (no) (main request)
Novelty - availability to the public of the products defined by those trade names
Late filed experimental reports allowed (no) - Board's communication and assignement of patent are no appropriate justification for late submission
Inventive step (no) (first auxiliary request)
Inventive step - alleged improvement not shown over the whole breadth of the claim arbitrary reference example used for comparison - obvious solution
Late filed additional auxiliary requests not addmited

Application title

Catalyst blends for producing low thermal desorption polyurethane foams

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T202013.20171012

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 632.496K)
T 0220/15 (Laundering process for whithening synthetic textiles/ BASF SE) of 10.4.2018

Online on

12.04.2018

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

10.4.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C11D 3/37
C11D 3/22
C11D 3/42
C11D 3/34
C07D 251/68
D06M 13/358

Application no.

06763545.8

Keywords

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

Application title

LAUNDERING PROCESS FOR WHITENING SYNTHETIC TEXTILES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T022015.20180410

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 241.080K)
T 1324/15 () of 20.12.2017

Online on

12.04.2018

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

20.12.2017

Proc. language

FR

IPC

E01F 7/04
B21F 33/00
B63G 9/04

Application no.

02767527.1

Keywords

Motifs d'opposition - extension au-delà du contenu de la demande telle que déposée (oui)
Activité inventive - (non)
Requête subsidiaire - admission dans la procédure (non)

Application title

FILET DE SECURITE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T132415.20171220

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 306.846K)
T 0239/16 (Zoledronic acid/NOVARTIS) of 13.9.2017

Online on

12.04.2018

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

13.9.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 31/663
A61P 19/08
A61P 19/10

Application no.

05012711.7

Keywords

Public availability of document (yes)
Main and auxiliary request: novelty - (yes)
Main and auxiliary request: inventive step - (no)

Application title

Method of administering bisphosphonates

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T023916.20170913

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 589.377K)
T 1284/16 () of 20.3.2018

Online on

12.04.2018

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

20.3.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08F 10/00
C08F 4/659
C07F 15/00

Application no.

07757312.9

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)
Inventive step - all requests

Application title

DUAL METALLOCENE CATALYSTS FOR POLYMERIZATION OF BIMODAL POLYMERS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T128416.20180320

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 415.227K)
T 1779/14 (Selbstlernende Insulinpumpe/ROCHE) of 16.3.2018

Online on

11.04.2018

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

16.3.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G06F 19/00

Application no.

08405166.3

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit gegenüber D1 kombiniert mit D6
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja, nach Änderungen)
Zurückverweisung an die Prüfungsabteilung (ja)

Application title

Insulinpumpe und Verfahren zur Steuerung einer Benutzerschnittstelle einer Insulinpumpe

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T177914.20180316

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 383.035K)
T 1903/15 (Licence-centric content consumption/CONTENTGUARD) of 6.3.2018

Online on

11.04.2018

Board

3.5.06

Decision date

6.3.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 1/00
H04L 29/00

Application no.

04811253.6

Keywords

Claims - clarity (no)

Application title

METHOD, SYSTEM, AND DEVICE FOR LICENSE-CENTRIC CONTENT CONSUMPTION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T190315.20180306

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 296.910K)
T 2101/12 (Authentication binding document with signature/VASCO) of 24.1.2018

Online on

10.04.2018

Board

3.5.06

Decision date

24.1.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 21/24

Application no.

08101403.7

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)

Application title

Method and system for providing an electronic signature

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T210112.20180124

Distribution

B

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 391.384K)
D 0014/17 () of 13.2.2018

Online on

09.04.2018

Board

DBA

Decision date

13.2.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

-

Application no.

-

Keywords

-

Application title

-

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:D001417.20180213

Distribution

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 252.530K)
T 0837/14 () of 8.3.2018

Online on

09.04.2018

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

8.3.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F24C 7/08
F24C 14/00

Application no.

05026372.2

Keywords

-

Application title

Gargerät zum komplett automatischen Garen und/oder Reinigen

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T083714.20180308

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 341.785K)
T 1722/14 () of 2.3.2018

Online on

09.04.2018

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

2.3.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A23L 1/0522
A23L 1/39
A23L 1/40

Application no.

07110028.3

Keywords

New main request - admitted into the proceedings
Sufficiency of disclosure (yes)
Inventive step (yes)

Application title

Packaged concentrate for preparing a bouillon, soup, sauce, gravy or for use as a seasoning, the concentrate comprising modified starch

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T172214.20180302

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 421.313K)
T 0434/16 (Reduced color shift/GUARDIAN) of 15.2.2018

Online on

09.04.2018

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

15.2.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C03C 17/36
C03C 27/12

Application no.

03797022.5

Keywords

Amendments - Main request (claims as granted)
Amendments - extension beyond the content of the application as filed (yes)
Sufficiency of disclosure - undue burden (no)
Novelty - auxiliary request
Novelty - implicit disclosure (no)

Application title

COATED ARTICLE WITH REDUCED COLOR SHIFT AT HIGH VIEWING ANGLES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T043416.20180215

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 371.113K)
T 2245/12 (DRM based on domain membership/PHILIPS) of 22.3.2018

Online on

06.04.2018

Board

3.5.06

Decision date

22.3.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 21/00

Application no.

06821102.8

Keywords

Appealed decision - reasoned (no)
Substantial procedural violation - (yes)
Reimbursement of appeal fee - (yes)

Application title

IMPROVED DRM SYSTEM

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T224512.20180322

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 281.260K)
T 1463/13 () of 15.12.2017

Online on

06.04.2018

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

15.12.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07C 2/66

Application no.

07841389.5

Keywords

Main Request and Auxiliary Request - Inventive step (no) - obvious alternative

Application title

PROCESSES FOR THE REDUCTION OF ALKYLATION CATALYST DEACTIVATION UTILIZING LOW SILICA TO ALUMINA RATION CATALYST

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T146313.20171215

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 307.877K)
T 1695/13 () of 15.3.2018

Online on

06.04.2018

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

15.3.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61F 13/20

Application no.

03714111.6

Keywords

Admissibility of appeal - notice of appeal
Admissibility of appeal - request defining subject of appeal
Admissibility of appeal - implicit (yes)
Sufficiency of disclosure - main request and auxiliary requests (no)

Application title

SHAPED TAMPON

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T169513.20180315

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 328.183K)
T 2163/13 (Method for producing doubled haploid maize plants/PIONEER HI-BRED and … of 1.8.2017

Online on

06.04.2018

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

1.8.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A01H 1/08

Application no.

09010216.1

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)

Application title

Doubling of chromosomes in haploid embryos

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T216313.20170801

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 325.668K)
T 0149/14 (Process for the production of the toluene diisocyanate/Covestro) of 31.1.2018

Online on

06.04.2018

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

31.1.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07C 265/14
C07C 209/36
C07C 209/84
C07C 263/10

Application no.

07011019.2

Keywords

Main request- Amendments - broadening of claim (yes)
Remittal to the department of first instance (no)
Inventive step - auxiliary request (no)

Application title

Process for the production of the toluene diisocyanate

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T014914.20180131

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 356.387K)
T 2191/16 (Zellverbinder/BMW) of 9.1.2018

Online on

06.04.2018

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

9.1.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

H01M 10/42
H01M 2/10
H01M 2/20

Application no.

10767922.7

Keywords

Spät eingereichtes Dokument - zugelassen (ja)
Neuheit - Hauptantrag (nein)
Spät eingereichte Hilfsanträge - zugelassen (nein)
Vorlage an die Große Beschwerdekammer - (nein)
Vorlagefrage richtet sich im Kern auf eine Überprüfung der Verfahrensführung der Kammer, welche jedoch dem Verfahren nach Artikel 112a EPÜ vorbehalten ist

Application title

EINRICHTUNG ZUM ELEKTRISCHEN ZUSAMMENSCHALTEN VON ZELLEN EINES BATTERIEPACKS MITTELS ZELLVERBINDERN UND BATTERIEPACK MIT SOLCHEN ZELLVERBINDERN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T219116.20180109

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 390.565K)
T 1322/12 (Attesting to content/APPLE) of 12.3.2018

Online on

05.04.2018

Board

3.5.06

Decision date

12.3.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 21/24

Application no.

07100377.6

Keywords

Claims - clarity (no)

Application title

Techniques for attesting to content

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T132212.20180312

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 324.303K)
T 2340/12 () of 15.3.2018

Online on

05.04.2018

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

15.3.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61N 5/06

Application no.

07833098.2

Keywords

-

Application title

A SPACE ENERGY IMPLOSION UNIT AND AN ENERGY AMPLIFICATION GENERATOR USING THE SAME

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T234012.20180315

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 345.424K)
T 1406/14 () of 7.12.2017

Online on

05.04.2018

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

7.12.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B32B 27/30
B29C 61/06
B32B 27/36
B65D 65/40
G09F 3/04
B29L 9/00

Application no.

05746026.3

Keywords

Main request (patent as granted) sufficiency (yes); inventive step (yes)

Application title

HEAT SHRINK LAMINATE FILM, MOLDING UTILIZING THE FILM, HEAT SHRINK LABEL AND CONTAINER

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T140614.20171207

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 421.782K)
T 1603/14 (Counter-pressure filtration/BAXALTA) of 25.1.2018

Online on

05.04.2018

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

25.1.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 9/08
A61K 47/12
A61K 47/18
A61K 47/26
A61K 38/00
B01D 29/00

Application no.

08867937.8

Keywords

Late-filed requests
Late-filed request - submitted with the statement of grounds of appeal
Late-filed evidence - submitted with the statement of grounds of appeal
Novelty - main request and auxiliary request 1 (no)
Inventive step - auxiliary requests (no)

Application title

Counter-pressure filtration of proteins

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T160314.20180125

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 414.988K)
T 1307/15 (Replacement certificates/POWERCLOUD) of 9.1.2018

Online on

05.04.2018

Board

3.5.06

Decision date

9.1.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 21/00
H04L 9/32
H04L 12/24
H04L 29/08
H04L 29/06

Application no.

10186372.8

Keywords

Claims - clarity (no)
Inventive step (no)

Application title

Apparatus and methods for protecting network resources

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T130715.20180109

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 355.257K)
T 1720/15 () of 31.1.2018

Online on

05.04.2018

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

31.1.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B60J 7/00

Application no.

04025214.0

Keywords

Änderungen - unzulässige Erweiterung (nein)
Spät vorgebrachte Argumente - Verfahrensökonomie
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)

Application title

Rollo für ein Schiebedachsystem

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T172015.20180131

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 423.799K)
T 1331/16 () of 26.3.2018

Online on

05.04.2018

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

26.3.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A23G 3/34
A23D 7/005
A23L 1/09
A23L 1/0524
A21D 13/00

Application no.

07715869.9

Keywords

Basis of decision - proprietor(respondent) no longer approves the text and does not submit an amended text
Basis of decision - patent revoked

Application title

COLD-GELLING THIXOTROPIC GLAZE COMPOSITION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T133116.20180326

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 226.440K)
T 0202/12 () of 27.3.2018

Online on

04.04.2018

Board

3.5.04

Decision date

27.3.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04N 7/173
H04N 7/084

Application no.

96941926.6

Keywords

Inventive step - main and auxiliary requests (no)

Application title

TELEVISION BROADCAST SYSTEM AND METHOD

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T020212.20180327

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 412.417K)
T 1516/12 (Activation of sleeping control unit/HITACHI) of 5.10.2017

Online on

04.04.2018

Board

3.5.06

Decision date

5.10.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 1/32

Application no.

03029004.3

Keywords

Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

Electrical control unit for an automobile

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T151612.20171005

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 299.195K)
T 2229/12 (Netzwerkfähiger bootbarer Speicher-Stick/DEUTSCHE TELEKOM) of 26.3.2018

Online on

04.04.2018

Board

3.5.06

Decision date

26.3.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G06F 21/20

Application no.

09745431.8

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit
Patentansprüche - Deutlichkeit (nein)

Application title

VORRICHTUNG ZUR MOBILEN DATENVERARBEITUNG

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T222912.20180326

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 303.325K)
T 0175/13 () of 30.10.2017

Online on

04.04.2018

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

30.10.2017

Proc. language

FR

IPC

C07K 14/755
A61K 38/37
C07K 1/34
G01N 33/68

Application no.

04805296.3

Keywords

Requête principale et requête auxiliare 3A - nouveauté (non)
Requêtes auxiliaires 1, 2B et 3B - activité inventive (non)
Requêtes auxiliaires 2A, 4A à F - recevable (non)

Application title

Facteur VIII Viralement Securise à Faible Teneur en Multimeres Superieurs

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T017513.20171030

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 461.003K)
T 1399/15 (Protected content/VITAL SOURCE) of 20.2.2018

Online on

04.04.2018

Board

3.5.06

Decision date

20.2.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 1/00

Application no.

05753625.2

Keywords

Inventive step (no)

Application title

SYSTEM, METHOD, AND COMPUTER PROGRAM PRODUCT FOR PROVIDING DIGITAL RIGHTS MANAGEMENT OF PROTECTED CONTENT

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T139915.20180220

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 311.888K)
T 0591/17 (Digital rights management/CONTENTGUARD) of 14.3.2018

Online on

04.04.2018

Board

3.5.06

Decision date

14.3.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 1/00

Application no.

03012069.5

Keywords

"Decision according to the state of the file"
Substantial procedural violation - appealed decision sufficiently reasoned (no)
Remittal to the department of first instance
Reimbursement of appeal fee

Application title

System and method for digital rights management using a standard rendering engine

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T059117.20180314

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 289.811K)
T 0484/12 () of 10.1.2018

Online on

03.04.2018

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

10.1.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61M 5/142

Application no.

04731882.9

Keywords

Oral proceedings - held in absence of appellant
New document filed with statement setting out the grounds of appeal - admitted (yes)
Auxiliary requests filed with reply - admitted (yes)
Novelty - main, first and second auxiliary requests (no)
Third auxiliary request - allowable (yes)

Application title

INTERNAL NEEDLE INSERTER

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T048412.20180110

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 607.188K)
T 2126/12 (Reproducing apparatus II/SHARP) of 26.3.2018

Online on

03.04.2018

Board

3.5.07

Decision date

26.3.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G11B 20/10
G11B 27/10
H04N 5/93
G11B 20/00

Application no.

10000249.2

Keywords

Amendments - main request
Amendments - added subject-matter (yes)
Amendments - first auxiliary request
Amendments - added subject-matter (no)
Claims - clarity
Claims - first auxiliary request (yes)
Inventive step - claim 1 of first auxiliary request (yes)

Application title

A reproducing apparatus, a reproducing method, a content recording medium, a control program and a computer-readable recording medium

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T212612.20180326

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 403.297K)
T 0709/13 (D'anticorps ayant une ADCC via le CD16/LABORATOIRE FRANÇAIS DU … of 23.11.2017

Online on

03.04.2018

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

23.11.2017

Proc. language

FR

IPC

C07K 16/34
C12N 15/13
C12N 5/20
A61K 39/395
G01N 33/577
A61P 37/02
A61P 35/00
A61P 31/00

Application no.

01927974.4

Keywords

Requête principale - possibilité d'exécuter l'invention - (non)
Requêtes subsidiaires 1A à 1C, 2A(i) à 2A(iv), 2B(i) à 2B(iv), 2C(I) à 2C(ii) - possibilité d'exécuter l'invention - (non)
Requêtes subsidiaires 1D, 2A(v), 2B(v) - activité inventive - (non)

Application title

Preparation d'anticorps ayant une ADCC via le CD16, notamment des anticorps monoclonaux anti rhesus D

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T070913.20171123

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 627.209K)
T 0828/13 () of 14.12.2017

Online on

03.04.2018

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

14.12.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C23C 2/06
C23C 2/28
C25D 9/10
C25D 11/34
C23C 22/53
C21D 8/00

Application no.

02777929.7

Keywords

Novelty - implicit disclosure (no)
Inventive step - (yes)
Late-filed evidence - submitted with the statement of grounds of appeal
Late-filed evidence - submitted shortly before oral proceedings
Remittal to the department of first instance - (no)

Application title

METHOD FOR HOT-PRESS FORMING A PLATED STEEL PRODUCT

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T082813.20171214

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 341.917K)
T 1284/14 () of 23.3.2018

Online on

03.04.2018

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

23.3.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61F 13/537

Application no.

02712456.9

Keywords

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

Application title

LIQUID DISTRIBUTION UNIT AND ABSORBENT PRODUCT HAVING THE SAME

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T128414.20180323

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 317.547K)
T 0807/15 () of 16.3.2018

Online on

03.04.2018

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

16.3.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F21S 10/02
F21Y 101/02

Application no.

06821415.4

Keywords

Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

LAMP ASSEMBLY

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T080715.20180316

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 276.285K)
T 0797/16 () of 5.12.2017

Online on

03.04.2018

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

5.12.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A47B 73/00
A47F 5/08
A47F 7/28

Application no.

09799229.1

Keywords

Spät eingereichter Antrag - Änderungen nach Anberaumung der mündlichen Verhandlung
Spät eingereichter Antrag - Wechsel des Gegenstandes

Application title

LAGERVORRICHTUNG FÜR GEBINDE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T079716.20171205

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 302.487K)

March 2018

T 1411/12 () of 6.3.2018

Online on

29.03.2018

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

6.3.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G02B 21/08
G02B 21/06

Application no.

04766844.7

Keywords

Neuheit - Hauptantrag (nein)
Neuheit - Hilfsantrag 6 (nein)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hilfsanträge 1
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - 5, 7, 8 (nein)
Patentansprüche - Klarheit
Patentansprüche - Hilfsantrag 9 (nein)
Spät eingereichte Hilfsanträge - in der mündlichen Verhandlung eingereichte Hilfsanträge 10 und 11 werfen neue Fragen auf
Spät eingereichte Hilfsanträge - zugelassen (nein)

Application title

MIKROSKOP MIT EVANESZENTER BELEUCHTUNG

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T141112.20180306

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 490.638K)
T 1715/12 () of 22.3.2018

Online on

29.03.2018

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

22.3.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G01F 23/284

Application no.

99114510.3

Keywords

Patentansprüche - Klarheit
Patentansprüche - Haupt- und Hilfsanträge (nein)

Application title

Vorrichtung zum Messen des Füllstandes in einem Behälter

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T171512.20180322

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 297.728K)
T 1423/13 (Crosslinkable hollow fibre/Chevron) of 21.12.2017

Online on

29.03.2018

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

21.12.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B01D 53/22
B01D 71/64
B01D 67/00
B01D 69/08
B01D 71/82

Application no.

10192821.6

Keywords

Remittal to the department of first instance - fundamental deficiency in first instance proceedings (yes) misleading information - refusal without summoning to oral proceedings as announced
Reimbursement of appeal fee - (yes) substantial procedural violation

Application title

Crosslinked and crosslinkable hollow fiber membrane and method of making same

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T142313.20171221

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 303.957K)
T 1957/13 (Drug prescribing database/DAINTEL) of 31.1.2018

Online on

29.03.2018

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

31.1.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 19/00

Application no.

07101398.1

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)
Late-filed request - admitted (no)

Application title

A method for effecting computer implemented decision-support in prescribing a drug therapy

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T195713.20180131

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 317.606K)
T 1920/14 (Vorrichtung zur Minderung von NOx und N2O/ThyssenKrupp) of 15.3.2018

Online on

29.03.2018

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

15.3.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B01D 53/86
B01J 8/00
B01J 8/04
B01J 8/02
B01J 19/30
B01J 29/06
B01J 29/08
B01J 29/18
B01J 29/46
B01J 29/65
B01J 29/70

Application no.

10014425.2

Keywords

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

Application title

Vorrichtung zur Verringerung des Gehaltes an NOx und N2O in Gasen

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T192014.20180315

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 347.376K)
T 2290/14 () of 22.3.2018

Online on

29.03.2018

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

22.3.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B28B 1/52
C04B 28/10
C04B 28/32
B27N 3/00
B27N 3/18
B28B 5/02

Application no.

09780169.0

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)

Application title

VERFAHREN ZUR HERSTELLUNG VON PLATTEN AUS NACHWACHSENDEN ROHSTOFFEN IM ENDLOSVERFAHREN UND PLATTE AUS NACHWACHSENDEN ROHSTOFFEN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T229014.20180322

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 300.331K)
T 0586/16 () of 23.1.2018

Online on

29.03.2018

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

23.1.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A23L 1/29
A23L 1/305
A23C 9/20
A61K 38/00
A61K 38/01

Application no.

02738145.8

Keywords

Grounds for opposition - subject-matter extends beyond content of earlier application (yes)
Admissibility of late-filed documents

Application title

CALORICALLY DENSE LIQUID ORAL SUPPLEMENT

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T058616.20180123

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 447.650K)
T 2287/11 (Detection of HPV/THIRD WAVE TECHNOLOGIES) of 10.5.2017

Online on

28.03.2018

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

10.5.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12Q 1/70

Application no.

04785150.6

Keywords

Main request and 1st to 3rd auxiliary request - admitted
Main request, 1st and 2nd auxiliary request - added matter (yes)
3rd auxiliary request - added matter (no)
Requirements of Articles 84 and 83 EPC - fulfilled
Remittal for further prosecution

Application title

DETECTION OF HPV

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T228711.20170510

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 1.419M)
T 1011/12 () of 16.2.2018

Online on

28.03.2018

Board

3.5.04

Decision date

16.2.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04N 1/40

Application no.

06721118.5

Keywords

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

Application title

Systems and methods of processing scanned data

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T101112.20180216

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 392.955K)
T 1498/12 (Verification of transactor's identity/NET1UEPS) of 19.3.2018

Online on

28.03.2018

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

19.3.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06Q 20/00
G07G 1/12
G07F 7/10
G06K 9/00

Application no.

07849151.1

Keywords

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

Application title

VERIFICATION OF A TRANSACTOR'S IDENTITY

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T149812.20180319

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 258.840K)
T 2002/12 () of 15.3.2018

Online on

28.03.2018

Board

3.5.04

Decision date

15.3.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06T 15/00
G06F 19/00

Application no.

02701608.8

Keywords

Claims - clarity (no)

Application title

SIMULATOR HAVING VIDEO GENERATING FUCNTION AND SIMULATION METHOD INCLUDING VIDEO GENERATING STEP

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T200212.20180315

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 293.673K)
T 2539/12 (Searching a hierarchically structured database/SOFTWARE AG) of 18.1.2018

Online on

28.03.2018

Board

3.5.07

Decision date

18.1.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 17/30

Application no.

03028668.6

Keywords

Amendments - allowable (yes)
Claims - clarity after amendment (yes)
Sufficiency of disclosure - (yes)
Inventive step - after amendment (yes)

Application title

Method for searching a database and database

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T253912.20180118

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 407.231K)
T 1445/13 () of 13.3.2018

Online on

28.03.2018

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

13.3.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G02B 5/18
G01D 5/38
G01D 5/347

Application no.

05006163.9

Keywords

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

Application title

Scale for reflective photoelectric encoder and reflective photoelectric encoder

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T144513.20180313

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 433.178K)
T 1653/13 (Culture d'acariens/STALLERGENES) of 14.12.2017

Online on

28.03.2018

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

14.12.2017

Proc. language

FR

IPC

A01K 67/033

Application no.

02290444.5

Keywords

Possibilité d'exécuter l'invention - requête principale (non)
Activité inventive - requête subsidiaire (non)
Requête produite tardivement - pendant la procédure orale

Application title

Procédé de culture d'acariens, préparation nutritive pour ce procédé, et préparation d'extraits allergéniques à partir de ces acariens

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T165313.20171214

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 484.667K)
T 0796/14 (Mobile device gateway/JOHNSON) of 16.2.2018

Online on

28.03.2018

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

16.2.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04M 1/60
B60R 11/02
G01C 21/36

Application no.

08705741.0

Keywords

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

Application title

Mobile device gateway systems and methods

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T079614.20180216

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 354.545K)
T 1707/14 () of 19.3.2018

Online on

28.03.2018

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

19.3.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A24C 5/32
A24C 5/47
A24C 5/52
A24D 3/02
A24C 5/35

Application no.

06019623.5

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)
Beweismittel - Zulässigkeit (nein)
Zulässigkeit der Beschwerde - Beschwerde hinreichend begründet (ja)

Application title

Filterzuführeinrichtung

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T170714.20180319

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 339.604K)
T 1252/15 () of 1.3.2018

Online on

28.03.2018

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

1.3.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G01B 9/02
A61B 3/12
A61B 5/00
G01N 21/45
G02B 23/26
G01N 21/954
G01B 11/24

Application no.

01996715.7

Keywords

Spät eingereichtes Dokument - zugelassen (ja)
Spät eingereichtes Dokument - prima-facie relevant
Einspruchsgründe - neuer Einspruchsgrund durch die Einspruchsabteilung eingeführt (nein)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hauptantrag (nein)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - alle Merkmale des Anspruchs 1 sind vorweggenommen
Zurückverweisung an die erste Instanz - (ja)

Application title

INTERFEROMETRISCHE MESSVORRICHTUNG

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T125215.20180301

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 405.565K)
T 1150/12 () of 5.3.2018

Online on

27.03.2018

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

5.3.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G10K 9/122

Application no.

04733252.3

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)
Verspätetes Vorbringen - Dokumente erstinstanzlich zugelassen (nein)
Verspätetes Vorbringen - Ermessen richtig ausgeübt

Application title

SENSOR FÜR EIN NAHBEREICHSERKENNUNGS- BZW. EINPARKHILFESYSTEM EINES FAHRZEUGS UND HERSTELLUNGSVERFAHREN HIERFÜR

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T115012.20180305

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 352.492K)
T 1462/13 () of 22.3.2018

Online on

27.03.2018

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

22.3.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G07D 7/18

Application no.

04741176.4

Keywords

Änderungen - Erweiterung über den Inhalt der Anmeldung in der eingereichten Fassung hinaus (nein)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)

Application title

VERFAHREN UND VORRICHTUNG FÜR DIE ERMITTLUNG DES ZUSTANDS VON BANKNOTEN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T146213.20180322

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 335.856K)
T 2465/13 () of 21.3.2018

Online on

27.03.2018

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

21.3.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B65B 1/30
A61J 3/00

Application no.

08832869.5

Keywords

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

Application title

SCATTERED MEDICINE SUPPLYING DEVICE, MEDICINE SCATTERING METHOD, AND MEDICINE DIVIDING AND PACKING DEVICE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T246513.20180321

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 323.785K)
T 1833/14 () of 7.12.2017

Online on

27.03.2018

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

7.12.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08L 23/10
C08L 23/08
C08L 23/16

Application no.

10170455.9

Keywords

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

Application title

Tough composition for food applications

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T183314.20171207

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 487.416K)
T 1985/14 () of 9.3.2018

Online on

27.03.2018

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

9.3.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01N 31/22

Application no.

05790860.0

Keywords

Cancellation of oral proceedings and continuation in writing (no)
Clarity (no) - Main and auxiliary requests
Added subject-matter (yes) - Main and auxiliary requests

Application title

GAS DETECTION SYSTEM

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T198514.20180309

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 343.235K)
T 2177/14 () of 10.1.2018

Online on

27.03.2018

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

10.1.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B60T 8/17
B60T 8/1755
B60T 8/32

Application no.

08718861.1

Keywords

Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

TRAILER ELECTRONIC BRAKING SYSTEM

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T217714.20180110

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 304.449K)
T 0182/15 () of 1.2.2018

Online on

27.03.2018

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

1.2.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C08L 101/00
C08J 3/00
C08L 23/06
C08L 23/10
B29C 45/00
C08L 23/04

Application no.

05793959.7

Keywords

Neuheit - (ja) Hauptantrag
Beschwerdeentscheidung - Zurückverweisung an die erste Instanz (ja)

Application title

POLYMERMISCHUNGEN FÜR SPRITZGUSS ANWENDUNGEN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T018215.20180201

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 357.076K)
T 0198/16 () of 20.3.2018

Online on

27.03.2018

Board

3.5.04

Decision date

20.3.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04N 7/173
H04N 7/24

Application no.

07004013.4

Keywords

Intention to authorise debit of deposit account amounting to a debit order (no)
Re-establishment of rights - all due care (no)

Application title

Multimedia playback control apparatus and method

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T019816.20180320

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 753.633K)
T 1407/17 () of 13.3.2018

Online on

27.03.2018

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

13.3.2018

Proc. language

FR

IPC

C08F 2/38

Application no.

11773796.5

Keywords

Recevabilité du recours - recours suffisamment motivé (non)

Application title

PRÉPARATION DE POLYMÈRES HYDROPHILES DE HAUTE MASSE PAR POLYMÉRISATION RADICALAIRE CONTROLÉE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T140717.20180313

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 314.537K)
T 1897/17 () of 14.2.2018

Online on

27.03.2018

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

14.2.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G21K 1/06

Application no.

13707893.7

Keywords

Re-establishment of rights - time limit for filing notice of appeal
Admissibility of appeal - filed within time limit (no)
Admissibility of appeal - late filed appeal to be rejected as inadmissible, not deemed not to have been filed

Application title

METHOD OF PRODUCING A FRESNEL ZONE PLATE FOR APPLICATIONS IN HIGH ENERGY RADIATION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T189717.20180214

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 520.885K)
T 1455/15 () of 22.2.2018

Online on

26.03.2018

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

22.2.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B62D 5/04

Application no.

06016920.8

Keywords

Inventive step (no)
Admissibility of fourth auxiliary request (no)

Application title

Electric power steering apparatus

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T145515.20180222

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 286.589K)
T 1466/11 (WebShop) of 25.1.2018

Online on

23.03.2018

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

25.1.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G06F 17/60

Application no.

01972070.5

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (nein)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Mischung technischer und nichttechnischer Merkmale

Application title

VERFAHREN ZUM VERTREIBEN VON BILDERN ÜBER EIN NETZWERK

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T146611.20180125

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 367.252K)
T 1471/14 () of 11.12.2017

Online on

23.03.2018

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

11.12.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A23L 1/29

Application no.

06737520.4

Keywords

Admittance of documents, arguments and claim requests
Novelty
Sufficiency of disclosure
Amendments - added matter
Amendments - extension of scope in view of change from product to use claim
Remittal

Application title

CONCENTRATED LIQUID HUMAN MILK FORTIFIER (HMF)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T147114.20171211

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 463.707K)
T 1211/15 () of 18.1.2018

Online on

23.03.2018

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

18.1.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B60R 1/072

Application no.

04792216.6

Keywords

Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

MIRROR ANGLE ADJUSTER

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T121115.20180118

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 298.939K)
T 1637/15 (Humic complexes/TIMAC AGRO) of 21.11.2017

Online on

23.03.2018

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

21.11.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C05G 1/00
C05D 9/02

Application no.

08380068.0

Keywords

Sufficiency of disclosure - main request (no)
Sufficiency of disclosure - undue burden
Sufficiency of disclosure - new research program
Sufficiency of disclosure - auxiliary request (yes)
Sufficiency of disclosure - completeness of disclosure

Application title

Heteromolecular metal-humic (chelate) complexes

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T163715.20171121

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 322.884K)
T 0305/16 (Matchable I.G. unit/GUARDIAN) of 17.1.2018

Online on

23.03.2018

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

17.1.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C03C 17/32
B32B 17/10

Application no.

00983888.9

Keywords

Novelty - selection invention (yes)
Inventive step - unexpected improvement shown

Application title

MATCHABLE LOW-E I.G. UNITS AND LAMINATES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T030516.20180117

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 328.638K)
T 0364/16 (Cuve d'électrolyse/Carbone Savoie) of 5.3.2018

Online on

23.03.2018

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

5.3.2018

Proc. language

FR

IPC

C25C 3/08
C01B 31/00
C04B 38/00
C04B 35/52

Application no.

07731357.5

Keywords

Possibilité d'exécuter l'invention - (oui)
Activité inventive - solution non évidente

Application title

CUVE D'ÉLECTROLYSE D'OBTENTION D'ALUMINIUM

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T036416.20180305

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 303.924K)
T 2131/12 () of 20.3.2018

Online on

22.03.2018

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

20.3.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

H04M 15/00
G08C 17/02

Application no.

06101335.5

Keywords

Patentansprüche - wesentliche Merkmale

Application title

Verfahren und System zur ortsabhängigen Vergebührung von Dienstleistungen

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T213112.20180320

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 363.968K)
T 0682/13 (POLYETHYLENE FOR USE AS MEDICAL IMPLANT/SMITH & NEPHEW) of 19.3.2018

Online on

22.03.2018

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

19.3.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61L 27/16
A61L 27/50

Application no.

02713675.3

Keywords

Amendments - extension beyond the content of the application as filed (no)
Appeal decision - remittal to the department of first instance (yes)

Application title

CROSS-LINKED ULTRA-HIGH MOLECULAR WEIGHT POLYETHYLENE FOR USE AS MEDICAL IMPLANT

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T068213.20180319

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 250.802K)
T 0993/13 () of 15.2.2018

Online on

22.03.2018

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

15.2.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61B 18/16

Application no.

05704344.0

Keywords

Amendments - extension beyond the content of the application as filed (no)
Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

ABLATION CATHETER

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T099313.20180215

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 331.290K)
T 1486/13 () of 19.3.2018

Online on

22.03.2018

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

19.3.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G09F 3/02
G09F 3/10

Application no.

04104748.1

Keywords

reformatio in peius

Application title

Manipulationsgeschützter Folienaufbau für Etiketten und Verfahren zu dessen Herstellung

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T148613.20180319

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 381.795K)
T 1015/15 (Cellulosehaltiger Füllstoff / RETTENMAIER) of 22.2.2018

Online on

22.03.2018

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

22.2.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

D21H 17/69
D21H 17/67
D21H 17/25
D21H 11/16

Application no.

05824751.1

Keywords

Änderungen - Erweiterung über den Inhalt der Anmeldung in der eingereichten Fassung hinaus (ja)

Application title

Cellulosehaltiger Füllstoff für Papier-, Tissue- oder Kartonprodukte sowie Herstellungsverfahren hierfür sowie einen solchen Füllstoff enthaltendes Papier-, Tissue- oder Kartonprodukt oder hierfür verwendete Trockenmischung

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T101515.20180222

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 384.866K)
T 1103/15 () of 22.2.2018

Online on

22.03.2018

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

22.2.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08L 1/02
C08B 1/00
C08B 16/00

Application no.

02784000.8

Keywords

Priority - transfer of priority right
Novelty - Main request, Auxiliary requests I-VII (no)
Amendments - Auxiliary request VIII
Amendments - allowable (no)

Application title

DISSOLUTION AND PROCESSING OF CELLULOSE USING IONIC LIQUIDS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T110315.20180222

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 366.792K)
T 0254/16 (Kombinierten Entkalker und Klarspüler/Budich International GmbH) of 7.3.2018

Online on

22.03.2018

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

7.3.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C11D 7/26
C11D 3/20
C11D 3/06
C11D 3/37
C11D 7/16
C11D 11/00
C11D 17/00

Application no.

10000528.9

Keywords

Spät eingereichter Antrag - zugelassen (ja)
Spät eingereichter Antrag - Hauptantrag
Änderungen - Erweiterung über den Inhalt der Anmeldung in der eingereichten Fassung hinaus (nein)
Patentansprüche - Klarheit
Patentansprüche - Hauptantrag (ja)
Neuheit - Hauptantrag (ja)
Zurückverweisung an die erste Instanz

Application title

Kombinierter Entkalker und Klarspüler zur Anwendung in Geräten und Anlagen mit metallischen, keramischen, Glas oder Kunststoff-Oberflächen

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T025416.20180307

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 367.011K)
T 0950/12 (Notifying applications of state changes/MICROSOFT) of 25.1.2018

Online on

21.03.2018

Board

3.5.06

Decision date

25.1.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 9/54
G06F 11/30
G06F 9/46

Application no.

04023852.9

Keywords

Claims - clarity after amendment (yes)
Remittal to the department of first instance - (yes)

Application title

Flexible architecture for notifying applications of state changes

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T095012.20180125

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 308.340K)
T 1157/12 (Supplying a result to a plurality of registers/INTEL) of 8.1.2018

Online on

21.03.2018

Board

3.5.06

Decision date

8.1.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 9/38
G06F 9/30

Application no.

01991757.4

Keywords

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

Application title

SIGNAL PROCESSING DEVICE AND METHOD FOR SUPPLYING A SIGNAL PROCESSING RESULT TO A PLURALITY OF REGISTERS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T115712.20180108

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 321.058K)
T 0034/13 (Hearing aid/GN RESOUND) of 20.2.2018

Online on

21.03.2018

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

20.2.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04R 25/00

Application no.

07764441.7

Keywords

Admissibility of proprietor's appeal (yes)
Inventive step (yes)
Inventive step - claims as granted

Application title

A HEARING INSTRUMENT WITH ADAPTIVE DIRECTIONAL SIGNAL PROCESSING

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T003413.20180220

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 405.813K)
T 1271/13 () of 26.1.2018

Online on

21.03.2018

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

26.1.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B29C 55/14
C08J 9/00
H01M 2/16

Application no.

02712390.0

Keywords

Late-filed document - not admitted
Sufficiency of disclosure (yes)
Amendments - added subject-matter
Amendments - main request (yes)
Amendments - added subject-matter
Amendments - auxiliary request request (no)
Novelty - implicit disclosure (no)
Inventive step (yes)

Application title

Successively biaxial-oriented porous polypropylene film and process for production thereof

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T127113.20180126

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 437.114K)
T 2023/13 () of 14.3.2018

Online on

21.03.2018

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

14.3.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B07B 1/46

Application no.

11159545.0

Keywords

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

Application title

Screen frame

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T202313.20180314

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 323.364K)
T 1891/17 (Geruchstoffe/BASF) of 16.3.2018

Online on

21.03.2018

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

16.3.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C12N 9/12

Application no.

10174602.2

Keywords

Fehlende Beschwerdebegründung - Beschwerde unzulässig

Application title

Neue, Geruchsstoffe bildende Genprodukte von Bacillus licheniformis und darauf aufbauende verbesserte biotechnologische Produktionsverfahren

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T189117.20180316

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 223.323K)
T 1472/11 (Discontinuous ACK-NACK reception/BlackBerry) of 2.2.2018

Online on

20.03.2018

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

2.2.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04L 1/18

Application no.

08162639.2

Keywords

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

Application title

System and method for DRX control and NACK/ACK

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T147211.20180202

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 401.364K)
T 0760/12 (HGF/Met modulation/GENENTECH) of 27.11.2017

Online on

20.03.2018

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

27.11.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01N 33/74
G01N 33/68
C07K 7/08
A61K 38/00

Application no.

04754499.4

Keywords

Oral proceedings - held in absence of appellant
Sufficiency of disclosure - (no)

Application title

MODULATING THE INTERACTION BETWEEN HGF BETA CHAIN AND C-MET

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T076012.20171127

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 375.299K)
T 1460/13 () of 8.1.2018

Online on

20.03.2018

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

8.1.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 31/4365
A61K 9/20
A61P 7/02

Application no.

07850165.7

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)
Late-filed request - admission (no); request withdrawn in first instance proceedings

Application title

METHOD FOR PRODUCING SOLID PREPARATION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T146013.20180108

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 388.168K)
T 1820/13 () of 9.2.2018

Online on

20.03.2018

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

9.2.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A62C 35/02
A62C 35/68
E03B 7/10

Application no.

06807657.9

Keywords

Zulässigkeit des Einspruchs - (ja)
Spät eingereichte Beweismittel - Rechtfertigung für späte Vorlage (nein)
Spät eingereichte Beweismittel - zugelassen (nein)
Neuheit - Hauptantrag (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hauptantrag (ja)

Application title

FROSTSICHERER BEHÄLTER FÜR LÖSCHFLUID

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T182013.20180209

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 427.077K)
T 2394/13 (Message routing/QUALCOMM) of 17.1.2018

Online on

20.03.2018

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

17.1.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04Q 7/22
H04Q 7/32
H04L 12/28

Application no.

03729066.5

Keywords

Novelty - (no)
Auxiliary requests - admitted (no)

Application title

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR ROUTING MESSAGES OF DIFFERENT MESSAGE SERVICES IN A WIRELESS DEVICE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T239413.20180117

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 322.072K)
T 1398/16 (Zinc-finger protein/MICHIGAN UNIVERSITY) of 12.3.2018

Online on

20.03.2018

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

12.3.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12N 15/82
A01H 5/00

Application no.

07810352.0

Keywords

Amendments - added subject-matter (no)

Application title

DNA encoding ring zinc-finger protein and the use of the DNA in vectors and bacteria and in plants

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T139816.20180312

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 312.692K)
T 1067/12 (Identification of an electronic device using user face images/SONY … of 26.2.2018

Online on

19.03.2018

Board

3.5.06

Decision date

26.2.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 21/20

Application no.

07000273.8

Keywords

Novelty (main and first auxiliary requests) (no) (second auxiliary request) (yes)
Remittal to the department of first instance - (yes)

Application title

Communication device, communication method, program and recording medium

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T106712.20180226

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 372.994K)
T 2156/12 (Release of stored ammonia at start-up/AMMINEX) of 23.2.2018

Online on

19.03.2018

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

23.2.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C01C 1/00
B01D 53/94
F01N 3/20
H01M 8/04
H01M 8/06
H01M 8/22

Application no.

08017496.4

Keywords

Novelty - main request (yes)

Application title

Release of stored ammonia at start-up

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T215612.20180223

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 311.188K)
T 0813/13 () of 28.2.2018

Online on

19.03.2018

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

28.2.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A22C 21/06

Application no.

04762919.1

Keywords

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

Application title

PROCESS FOR EVISCERATION OF SLAUGHTERED POULTRY, SLAUGHTERING SYSTEM FOR THE TREATMENT OF VISCERA FROM SLAUGHTERED POULTRY AND A VISCERA HOLDER FOR A VISCERA CONVEYOR IN A SLAUGHTERING SYSTEM

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T081313.20180228

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 341.564K)
T 2449/13 () of 22.2.2018

Online on

19.03.2018

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

22.2.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H05K 1/11

Application no.

08007057.6

Keywords

Inventive step - (yes)
Inventive step - after amendment

Application title

Printed wiring board

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T244913.20180222

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 308.901K)
T 2500/13 () of 20.2.2018

Online on

19.03.2018

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

20.2.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B66B 3/00

Application no.

02004844.3

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hauptantrag (nein)
Spät eingereichte Hilfsanträge - Verfahrensökonomie
Spät eingereichte Hilfsanträge - zugelassen (nein)

Application title

Verfahren zur Vermittlung von Information für Aufzugsbenutzer

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T250013.20180220

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 366.257K)
T 1213/14 () of 6.3.2018

Online on

19.03.2018

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

6.3.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01L 21/00
H01L 21/687
H01L 21/68

Application no.

10008732.9

Keywords

Inventive step - after amendment
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

Method and apparatus for removing a reversibly mounted device wafer from a carrier substrate

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T121314.20180306

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 297.663K)
T 2189/14 () of 19.1.2018

Online on

19.03.2018

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

19.1.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F16H 57/02
F03D 11/02

Application no.

09447040.8

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)
Late-filed argument - justification for late filing (no)
Late-filed argument - admitted (no)

Application title

Parallel gear unit for a gearbox for a wind turbine

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T218914.20180119

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 270.688K)
T 0094/15 (Herstellung mehrphasiger Waschmittel / HENKEL) of 26.2.2018

Online on

19.03.2018

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

26.2.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C11D 17/04
B65D 65/46

Application no.

05754593.1

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - rückschauende Betrachtungsweise
Verspätetes Vorbringen - Dokument zugelassen (nein)

Application title

MEHRKAMMER-POUCH

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T009415.20180226

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 372.292K)
T 1307/16 () of 26.1.2018

Online on

19.03.2018

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

26.1.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A01M 9/00
A01M 1/00
A01G 13/00

Application no.

07747312.2

Keywords

Grounds for opposition - insufficiency of disclosure (no)
Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - main request (no)
Appeal decision - remittal to the department of first instance

Application title

USE OF A DEVICE FOR DISTRIBUTING BENEFICIAL ARTHROPODS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T130716.20180126

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 519.822K)
T 0950/17 (USB controller/SAMSUNG) of 12.3.2018

Online on

19.03.2018

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

12.3.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 3/06
H04L 12/40
G11B 20/00

Application no.

13168270.0

Keywords

Added subject-matter - main request (yes)
Added subject-matter - auxiliary request (no, after amendment)
Remittal for further prosecution - (yes)

Application title

Apparatus and method for interfacing between A/V system and portable device

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T095017.20180312

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 308.638K)
T 0063/12 (Visually modified application icons/BlackBerry) of 21.2.2018

Online on

16.03.2018

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

21.2.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 3/033
G06F 3/023

Application no.

08168419.3

Keywords

Novelty - main request (no)
Inventive step - first auxiliary request (no)
Admission of request filed during oral proceedings - (no)

Application title

Method for providing notifications of new events on a small screen device

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T006312.20180221

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 395.543K)
T 1793/12 (Selecting a word/SAMSUNG) of 24.1.2018

Online on

16.03.2018

Board

3.5.07

Decision date

24.1.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 17/27

Application no.

07008941.2

Keywords

Inventive step - all requests (no)

Application title

Method and device for selecting a word to be defined in mobile communication terminal having an electronic dictionary

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T179312.20180124

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Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 300.100K)
T 0421/13 () of 23.2.2018

Online on

16.03.2018

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

23.2.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H03M 13/03
H04L 1/00

Application no.

07789925.0

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)
Claims - clarity (no)

Application title

Integrated Circuit Comprising Error Correction Logic, and a Method of Error Correction

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T042113.20180223

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 293.467K)
T 0577/13 (Koordinierte Bewegungssteuerung/KUKA) of 10.1.2018

Online on

16.03.2018

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

10.1.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G05B 19/19
B25J 9/16

Application no.

03026586.2

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (nein)

Application title

Verfahren und Vorrichtung zum Bearbeiten eines Werkstücks

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T057713.20180110

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D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 346.824K)
T 1466/13 () of 13.3.2018

Online on

16.03.2018

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

13.3.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G07D 7/00

Application no.

08749044.7

Keywords

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

Application title

VERFAHREN UND VORRRICHTUNG ZUR PRÜFUNG VON WERTDOKUMENTEN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T146613.20180313

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D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 341.680K)
T 1696/13 () of 8.2.2018

Online on

16.03.2018

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

8.2.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A61L 15/26
A61L 15/60

Application no.

06023099.2

Keywords

Hauptantrag, Hilfsanträge 1 bis 5: Erfinderische Tätigkeit (nein) - naheliegende Alternative

Application title

Mehrschichtige, absorbierende Wundauflage mit einer hydrophilen Wundkontaktschicht

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T169613.20180208

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 346.022K)
T 1733/14 () of 17.1.2018

Online on

16.03.2018

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

17.1.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61F 9/01
G02C 7/04

Application no.

04777891.5

Keywords

Claims - clarity after amendment (no)

Application title

APPARATUSES FOR ALTERING RELATIVE CURVATURE OF FIELD AND POSITIONS OF PERIPHERAL, OFF-AXIS FOCAL POSITIONS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T173314.20180117

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D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 313.728K)
T 1889/14 () of 18.1.2018

Online on

16.03.2018

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

18.1.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08L 101/10
C08K 5/17
C08K 5/29
C08K 5/5435
C08K 5/544
C09J 201/10
C09K 3/10
C08G 65/336
C08K 5/3442

Application no.

06811067.5

Keywords

Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (no)
Late-filed auxiliary requests - admitted (yes and no)

Application title

CURABLE COMPOSITION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T188914.20180118

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D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 635.313K)
T 0645/15 () of 21.2.2018

Online on

16.03.2018

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

21.2.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B66C 23/90

Application no.

06014597.6

Keywords

Neuheit - (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)

Application title

Verfahren zur Traglastermittlung bei Kranen

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T064515.20180221

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D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 277.966K)
T 0255/16 () of 20.10.2017

Online on

16.03.2018

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

20.10.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B67D 5/42

Application no.

02706431.0

Keywords

Late-filed request - admitted (yes)
Amendments (main and first auxiliary request)
Amendments - added suject-matter (yes); (second auxiliary request)
Amendments - added suject-matter (no)
Claim 1 of the second auxiliary request - clarity (yes)
Remittal to the department of first instance - (yes)

Application title

ACCURATE DOSING PUMP AND ACCESSORIES THEREFOR

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T025516.20171020

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 410.353K)
T 2536/17 () of 7.3.2018

Online on

16.03.2018

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

7.3.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B60D 1/06

Application no.

11154817.8

Keywords

Abhilfe
Rückzahlung der Beschwerdegebühr - wesentlicher Verfahrensmangel (ja)

Application title

Anhängerkupplung

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T253617.20180307

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 271.245K)
T 1719/13 (Method for winding a filter media pack/BALDWIN) of 14.11.2017

Online on

15.03.2018

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

14.11.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B01D 29/01
B01D 46/24
B01D 46/52

Application no.

05798742.2

Keywords

Admissibility of appeal - (yes)
Grounds for opposition - added subject-matter (yes)
Late-filed request - addition of dependent claim to request held allowable by the opposition division
Late-filed request - request could have been filed in first instance proceedings (yes)
Late-filed request - request amounts to an attempt to tidy up a request held allowable by the opposition division (yes)
Late-filed request - admitted (no)
Request held allowable by the opposition division and corresponding to requesting the dismissal of the opposing party's appeal - no reason to hold inadmissible
Amendments - allowable (yes)
Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR WINDING A FILTER MEDIA PACK

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T171913.20171114

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 394.107K)
T 1056/14 () of 8.12.2017

Online on

15.03.2018

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

8.12.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A44B 18/00

Application no.

03703857.7

Keywords

Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)
Grounds for opposition - fresh ground for opposition (yes)
Alleged prior use - not substantiated, no more relevant than available prior art
Hearing of witnesses (no)

Application title

FASTENER ELEMENT PATTERNING

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T105614.20171208

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 409.525K)
T 1331/14 () of 17.8.2017

Online on

15.03.2018

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

17.8.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A23L 1/0528
A23L 1/39
A23L 1/40

Application no.

07110026.7

Keywords

sufficiency of disclosure - yes
remittal for further prosecution

Application title

Packaged concentrate for preparing a bouillon, soup, sauce, gravy or for use as a seasoning, the concentrate comprising konjac mannan

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T133114.20170817

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 479.271K)
T 1960/14 () of 9.1.2018

Online on

15.03.2018

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

9.1.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A21D 13/08
A23G 3/40

Application no.

08766780.4

Keywords

Main request (claims as granted) - sufficiency (yes)

Application title

BISCUITS AND CRACKERS CONTAINING REDUCED LEVELS OF SATURATED FAT AND METHOD FOR THE MANUFACTURE THEREOF

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T196014.20180109

Distribution

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Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 442.145K)
T 2046/14 () of 6.2.2018

Online on

15.03.2018

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

6.2.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08L 77/00
C08K 3/34
B60K 15/00
F02F 7/00

Application no.

02006007.5

Keywords

Amendments - extension beyond the content of the application as filed
Amendments - main request, first, second and sixth to eighth auxiliary requests (yes)
Claims - clarity
Claims - first auxiliary request (no)
Late-filed requests
Late-filed request - request withdrawn before the opposition division (third to fifth auxiliary requests)
Late-filed request - request submitted during oral proceedings (ninth auxiliary request)
Late-filed request - requests could have been filed in first instance proceedings (tenth to twelfth auxiliary requests) (not admitted)

Application title

Fuel resistant polyamide and its use

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T204614.20180206

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 555.087K)
T 2085/14 (Disapproval of text; termination of the appeal proceedings; patent … of 25.1.2018

Online on

15.03.2018

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

25.1.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B32B 27/06
A61N 1/20

Application no.

98949403.4

Keywords

-

Application title

MULTILAYER CONDUCTIVE APPLIANCE HAVING WOUND HEALING AND ANALGESIC PROPERTIES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T208514.20180125

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 226.234K)
T 0841/15 () of 9.3.2018

Online on

15.03.2018

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

9.3.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08K 13/00
C08K 13/06
C08K 5/34
H01B 3/18

Application no.

06826645.1

Keywords

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

Application title

IMPROVED LEAD-FREE INSULATION COMPOSITIONS CONTAINING METALLOCENE POLYMERS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T084115.20180309

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 242.994K)
T 0843/15 () of 21.11.2017

Online on

15.03.2018

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

21.11.2017

Proc. language

FR

IPC

F27B 7/20
C04B 7/36
F27D 17/00

Application no.

09802552.1

Keywords

Moyens invoqués tardivement - document admis par la première instance (oui)
Etat de la technique - présentation PowerPoint - accessibilité au public (non)
Etat de la technique - dcoument envoyé par courriel - accessibilité au public (non)

Application title

PROCÉDÉ DE FABRICATION DE CLINKER DE CIMENT DANS UNE INSTALLATION, ET INSTALLATION DE FABRICATION DE CLINKER DE CIMENT EN TANT QUE TELLE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T084315.20171121

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 550.166K)
T 0918/15 () of 12.12.2017

Online on

15.03.2018

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

12.12.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G09F 15/00

Application no.

06769725.0

Keywords

Late-filed request - admitted (yes)
Sufficiency of disclosure - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

FRAME PRODUCED AS ONE-PIECE BODY

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T091815.20171212

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 321.115K)
T 0605/16 (Porenbeton/XELLA) of 29.11.2017

Online on

15.03.2018

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

29.11.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C04B 111/10
B28B 1/50
B28B 11/14
B28B 15/00
C04B 28/18
C04B 38/02

Application no.

09728906.0

Keywords

Spät eingereichter Antrag - zugelassen (ja)
Änderungen - zulässig (ja)
Ausreichende Offenbarung - (ja)
Patentansprüche - Klarheit
Patentansprüche - Einwand unzulässig bzw. unbegründet
Neuheit - (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)
Vorlage an die Große Beschwerdekammer - (nein)

Application title

VERFAHREN ZUR HERSTELLUNG VON PORENBETON UND SCHAUMBETON SOWIE ANLAGE ZUR DURCHFÜHRUNG DES VERFAHRENS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T060516.20171129

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 462.140K)
T 0903/16 () of 1.3.2018

Online on

15.03.2018

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

1.3.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A01M 1/20
A01K 13/00
A61L 2/00

Application no.

06770668.9

Keywords

Amendments - added subject-matter (no)

Application title

ECTOPARASITE ERADICATION METHOD AND DEVICE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T090316.20180301

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 273.686K)
T 1452/16 (Lactase preparation/DSM) of 20.9.2017

Online on

15.03.2018

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

20.9.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A23C 9/12
C12N 9/38

Application no.

06819802.7

Keywords

Novelty - public prior use
Novelty - burden of proof
Inventive step - (no)

Application title

Enzyme preparation yielding a clean taste

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T145216.20170920

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 666.829K)
T 1595/13 () of 6.3.2018

Online on

14.03.2018

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

6.3.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07C 235/60
C07D 213/81
C07C 237/42
C07C 255/57

Application no.

07835890.0

Keywords

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

Application title

PROLYL HYDROXYLASE INHIBITORS AND METHODS OF USE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T159513.20180306

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 243.811K)
T 2212/13 () of 9.3.2018

Online on

14.03.2018

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

9.3.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A47J 31/40

Application no.

07802861.0

Keywords

Neuheit - Anspruch 1 Hauptantrag (nein)
Erfind Tätigkeit - Anspruch 1 Hilfsantrag 1 (ja)

Application title

MITTEL ZUM PENETRIEREN EINER EIN EXTRAKTIONSGUT ENTHALTENDEN PORTIONSVERPACKUNG, VORRICHTUNG ZUM EXTRAHIEREN DES IN DER PORTIONSVERPACKUNG ENTHALTENEN EXTRAKTIONSGUTS SOWIE VERFAHREN ZUR HERSTELLUNG DES MITTELS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T221213.20180309

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 327.741K)
T 1075/14 () of 23.1.2018

Online on

14.03.2018

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

23.1.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B66F 9/075
B66F 9/24

Application no.

07003279.2

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (nein)

Application title

Flurförderzeug mit Nutzungsdatenerfassung

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T107514.20180123

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 277.538K)
T 1421/14 () of 8.3.2018

Online on

14.03.2018

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

8.3.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61F 13/15

Application no.

06774694.1

Keywords

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

Application title

FLEXIBLE ABSORBENT ARTICLE WITH IMPROVED BODY FIT

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T142114.20180308

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 226.378K)
T 2147/14 () of 24.10.2017

Online on

14.03.2018

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

24.10.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F42B 3/04
B60R 22/46
B60R 21/26
B01J 7/00
F23Q 13/00

Application no.

03795265.2

Keywords

Substantial procedural violation - appealed decision sufficiently reasoned (no)
Amendments - added subject-matter (no)
Inventive step - main request (no)
Inventive step - auxiliary request (yes)
Late-filed request - admitted (no)

Application title

MICRO GAS GENERATOR WITH AUTOMATIC IGNITION FUNCTION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T214714.20171024

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 370.323K)
T 0018/15 () of 9.11.2017

Online on

14.03.2018

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

9.11.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

E02D 3/12

Application no.

06425705.8

Keywords

Late-filed request - admitted (yes)
Amendments - added subject-matter (no)
Sufficiency of disclosure - after amendment (yes)
Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

A method for homogenizing and stabilising a soil by way of injections

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T001815.20171109

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 414.637K)
T 1824/10 (Individualisierte Medien-Druckexemplare / OCÉ) of 19.9.2017

Online on

13.03.2018

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

19.9.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G06Q 10/00

Application no.

06807305.5

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Bestimmung von Inhalt und Layout von Medienseiten (nein
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - nicht-technische Redaktionsarbeit)

Application title

VERFAHREN, COMPUTERPROGRAMM UND VORRICHTUNG ZUR ERSTELLUNG INDIVIDUALISIERTER MEDIEN-DRUCKEXEMPLARE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T182410.20170919

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 379.785K)
T 1081/12 () of 22.2.2018

Online on

13.03.2018

Board

3.5.04

Decision date

22.2.2018

Proc. language

FR

IPC

H04N 7/26

Application no.

08858284.6

Keywords

Revendications - fondement sur la description (non)
Modifications - extension au-delà du contenu de la demande telle que déposée (oui)
Requête que la procédure orale se tienne sous forme de visioconférence (rejetée)

Application title

CODAGE DE MOUVEMENT SANS TRANSMISSION D'INFORMATION DE MOUVEMENT, ET DECODAGE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T108112.20180222

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 316.081K)
T 1213/13 () of 7.3.2018

Online on

13.03.2018

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

7.3.2018

Proc. language

FR

IPC

D06F 35/00
D06F 58/20
D06F 73/02

Application no.

07110729.6

Keywords

décès du requérant

Application title

Machine à sécher le linge comprenant un générateur de vapeur

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T121313.20180307

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 231.120K)
T 1357/13 (Wireless control of printers/VIDEOJET) of 22.2.2018

Online on

13.03.2018

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

22.2.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 3/12

Application no.

06755657.1

Keywords

Claims - clarity (yes)
Inventive step - after amendment

Application title

PRINTER CONTROL METHOD

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T135713.20180222

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 265.402K)
T 1703/13 () of 21.2.2018

Online on

13.03.2018

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

21.2.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G01D 5/244
B62D 15/02

Application no.

99121098.0

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hauptantrag (nein)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hilfsantrag 1 (nein)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hilfsantrag 2 (ja)

Application title

Drehgeber

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T170313.20180221

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 403.097K)
T 2204/13 () of 7.2.2018

Online on

13.03.2018

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

7.2.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01N 30/32
G01N 30/34

Application no.

05102533.6

Keywords

Novelty - Main and first auxiliary requests (no)
Clarity of amended claims - Remaining auxiliary requests (no)

Application title

Device and method for solvent supply with correction of piston movement

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T220413.20180207

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 443.444K)
T 2328/13 (Automatic selection of a home agent/QUALCOMM) of 11.1.2018

Online on

13.03.2018

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

11.1.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04L 29/06

Application no.

07760662.2

Keywords

Inventive step

Application title

Automatic selection of a home agent

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T232813.20180111

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 301.632K)
T 0053/14 (Crosslinked cationic starch / ECOSYNTHETIX) of 7.10.2016

Online on

13.03.2018

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

7.10.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

D21H 17/29
D21H 21/10
D21H 21/16
D21H 21/18
C08B 30/00
C08L 3/00
C08J 3/02

Application no.

01965754.3

Keywords

Novelty (no)
Novelty - Main Request, Auxiliary Requests 1 and 2
Novelty - (yes)
Novelty - Auxiliary Request 3
Inventive step - (yes)
Inventive step - Auxiliary Request 3
Sufficiency of disclosure - (yes)
Late-filed amendments to party's case - admitted (no)

Application title

USE OF DISPERSIONS OF CROSSLINKED CATIONIC STARCH IN PAPERMAKING

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T005314.20161007

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 693.645K)
T 0296/14 (Visual cues II / UNILEVER) of 22.1.2018

Online on

13.03.2018

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

22.1.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C11D 17/06
C11D 3/40
C11D 3/50
C11D 17/00

Application no.

08804758.4

Keywords

Admittance of a specific insufficiency objection raised for the first time in the reply to the statement of grounds of appeal with regard to an independent claim amended by incorporation of a feature taken from a granted dependent claim (yes)
Sufficiency of disclosure - enabling disclosure (no)

Application title

IMPROVED VISUAL CUES FOR PERFUMED LAUNDRY DETERGENTS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T029614.20180122

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 397.883K)
T 0173/15 () of 29.1.2018

Online on

13.03.2018

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

29.1.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B32B 27/18

Application no.

03258166.2

Keywords

Inventive step (no, all requests)

Application title

Multilayered articles and method of manufacture thereof

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T017315.20180129

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 359.834K)
T 2118/15 (Folienverpackte Mittelportion / HENKEL) of 19.1.2018

Online on

13.03.2018

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

19.1.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B65D 65/46
C11D 17/04

Application no.

04765559.2

Keywords

Ausreichende Offenbarung (nein
Ausreichende Offenbarung - alle Anträge)

Application title

FOLIENVERPACKTE MITTELPORTION SOWIE VERFAHREN ZU IHRER HERSTELLUNG

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T211815.20180119

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 412.277K)
T 0858/16 () of 15.12.2017

Online on

13.03.2018

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

15.12.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C09J 7/02
C09J 133/06

Application no.

11004388.2

Keywords

Main and auxiliary requests: Subject-matter extends beyond content of earlier application (yes)

Application title

Acrylic pressure-sensitive adhesive tape or sheet and process for producing the same

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T085816.20171215

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 393.796K)
T 2288/17 () of 6.3.2018

Online on

13.03.2018

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

6.3.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 9/14
A61K 47/12

Application no.

09817294.3

Keywords

Admissibility of appeal - missing statement of grounds

Application title

NEW CONTROLLED RELEASE ACTIVE AGENT CARRIER

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T228817.20180306

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 218.877K)
T 0018/18 () of 13.3.2018

Online on

13.03.2018

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

13.3.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F01D 17/02
G05B 23/02

Application no.

05254976.3

Keywords

Appealed decision - reasoned (no)
Appealed decision - substantial procedural violation (yes)
Reimbursement of appeal fee - (yes)

Application title

System for gas turbine health monitoring

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T001818.20180313

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 448.605K)
T 1474/14 () of 7.3.2018

Online on

12.03.2018

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

7.3.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

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

Application no.

07111208.0

Keywords

Alleged lack of clarity not examined - not result of the amendments made
Inventive step - ex post facto analysis

Application title

CURABLE COMPOSITION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T147414.20180307

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 319.188K)
T 1565/14 () of 27.10.2017

Online on

12.03.2018

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

27.10.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A23L 1/228
A23L 1/22
A23L 1/229
A23L 1/227

Application no.

10155137.2

Keywords

Sufficiency of disclosure
Inventive step

Application title

A shelf-stable cooking aid

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T156514.20171027

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 306.697K)
T 2334/14 () of 24.10.2017

Online on

12.03.2018

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

24.10.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A23K 1/165
A23K 1/16
A23K 1/18

Application no.

03720422.9

Keywords

Main request: Amendments - extension beyond the content of the application as filed (yes)
Auxiliary request 1: Amendments - extension beyond the content of the application as filed (no)
Remittal: yes

Application title

Method of improving absorption of vitamin E by a pet animal

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T233414.20171024

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 382.723K)
T 0685/15 () of 11.1.2018

Online on

12.03.2018

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

11.1.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C22C 21/02
C22F 1/043
C22C 21/00
C22F 1/04

Application no.

06762282.9

Keywords

Novelty
Inventive step

Application title

PROCESS OF PRODUCING A FOIL OF AN AL-FE-SI TYPE ALUMINIUM ALLOY AND PRODUCT THEREOF

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T068515.20180111

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 336.165K)
T 0258/16 (Vitrage antisolaire/Saint-Gobain) of 11.1.2018

Online on

12.03.2018

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

11.1.2018

Proc. language

FR

IPC

C03C 17/36
C03C 17/40

Application no.

09718867.6

Keywords

Motifs d'opposition - exposé insuffisant (non)
Nouveauté - (oui)
Activité inventive - (oui)

Application title

VITRAGE ANTISOLAIRE PRESENTANT UN COEFFICIENT DE TRANSMISSION LUMINEUSE AMELIORE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T025816.20180111

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 448.100K)
T 1485/11 (Multifunctional pin / Microchip Technology) of 17.11.2017

Online on

09.03.2018

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

17.11.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 13/42

Application no.

08782367.0

Keywords

Inventive step - multiplexing address setting and IC function on single pin (no
Inventive step - obvious consideration)
Inventive step - internal instead of external pull up (or pull down) resistor (no
Inventive step - obvious consideration)
Inventive step - isolate internal resistor after address setting (no
Inventive step - obvious possibility for inevitable aspect of implementation)

Application title

CONFIGURING MULTI-BIT SLAVE ADDRESSING ON A SERIAL BUS USING A SINGLE EXTERNAL CONNECTION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T148511.20171117

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 330.091K)
T 0345/12 (Reinigung mittels Pulverformulierungen/BOEHRINGER) of 29.8.2017

Online on

09.03.2018

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

29.8.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A61J 3/07

Application no.

02747374.3

Keywords

Hauptantrag: Einspruchsgründe - Gegenstand geht über den Inhalt der ursprünglichen Anmeldeunterlagen hinaus (ja)
Hilfsantrag I: Änderungen - Erweitwerung über den Inhalt in der eingereichten Fassung hinaus (nein)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - nächstliegender Stand der Technik
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - nicht naheliegende Lösung

Application title

VERFAHREN ZUR REINIGUNG VON HARTGELATINEKAPSELN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T034512.20170829

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 490.286K)
T 1236/12 (Disposal systems for transdermal delivery devices/EURO-CELTIQUE) of 30.1.2018

Online on

09.03.2018

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

30.1.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 31/485
A61K 9/70
A61K 31/445
B09B 3/00
A61F 13/00

Application no.

07003694.2

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)
Inventive step - all requests

Application title

Disposal systems of transdermal delivery devices to prevent misuse of the active agents contained therein

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T123612.20180130

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 337.186K)
T 0580/13 () of 2.3.2018

Online on

09.03.2018

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

2.3.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

D05B 19/08
D05B 19/06

Application no.

03018526.8

Keywords

Einspruchsgründe - unzulässige Erweiterung (ja)
Spät eingereichte Hilfsanträge - zugelassen (nein)
Spät eingereichte Hilfsanträge - Antrag eindeutig gewährbar (nein)

Application title

Programmierbares Nähmaschinensystem

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T058013.20180302

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 310.866K)
T 1581/13 () of 20.12.2017

Online on

09.03.2018

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

20.12.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C08J 9/00
C08J 9/20

Application no.

05753572.6

Keywords

Spät eingereichter Antrag - Zulassung (nein)
Einspruchsgründe - mangelhafte Offenbarung (ja)

Application title

STYROLPOLYMER-PARTIKELSCHAUMSTOFFE MIT VERRINGERTER WÄRMELEITFÄHIGKEIT

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T158113.20171220

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 422.986K)
T 0577/14 (AZOMETHINE DIRECT DYES/L'OREAL) of 7.12.2017

Online on

09.03.2018

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

7.12.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07C 215/82
C07C 251/22
C07D 233/64
C07D 295/073
A61K 8/41
A61Q 5/10
C09B 55/00

Application no.

08862288.1

Keywords

Main request and auxiliary requests 1 to 4 - Novelty - (no)
Late-filed auxiliary request 5 - procedural economy

Application title

AZOMETHINE DIRECT DYES OR REDUCED PRECURSORS OF AZOMETHINE DIRECT DYES OBTAINED FROM 2-ALKYLRESORCINOLS, AND HAIR DYEING PROCESS USING THESE DYES OR PRECURSORS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T057714.20171207

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 429.326K)
T 0937/14 (Ribose in first response to myocardial infarction/BIOENERGY) of 18.1.2018

Online on

09.03.2018

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

18.1.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 31/7004
A61K 31/616
A61K 33/00
A61K 45/06
A61P 9/10

Application no.

09728199.2

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)

Application title

USE OF RIBOSE IN FIRST RESPONSE TO ACUTE MYOCARDIAL INFARCTION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T093714.20180118

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 362.087K)
T 1645/14 () of 11.1.2018

Online on

09.03.2018

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

11.1.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A23F 5/40

Application no.

08758986.7

Keywords

Einspruchsgründe - unzulässige Erweiterung
Einspruchsgründe - mangelnde Offenbarung
Neuheit
Erfinderische Tätigkeit
Überprüfung der Ermessensentscheidung der Einspruchsabteilung, verspätete Dokumente zuzulassen
Zulassung erstmals im Beschwerdeverfahren eingereichter Dokumente

Application title

INSTANT-KAFFEEZUBEREITUNG MIT VERBESSERTER SCHAUMBILDUNG

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T164514.20180111

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 499.538K)
T 0153/15 () of 2.2.2018

Online on

09.03.2018

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

2.2.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B60J 7/06

Application no.

07113042.1

Keywords

Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

Actuating system for a covering canvas

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T015315.20180202

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 255.288K)
T 0486/15 () of 12.10.2017

Online on

09.03.2018

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

12.10.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B60C 11/03

Application no.

07123543.6

Keywords

Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

Pneumatic tire

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T048615.20171012

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 413.687K)
T 0217/13 () of 15.1.2018

Online on

08.03.2018

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

15.1.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61M 5/142

Application no.

04762945.6

Keywords

Admissibility of requests - 1st to 5th and 11th to 14th auxililary requests (yes); 15th auxiliary request (no)
Novelty - 1st to 4th, 6th and 11th to 14th auxiliary requests (no)
Added subject-matter - 5th auxiliary request (yes) - unallowable disclaimer

Application title

MEDICAL INJECTION DEVICE MOUNTABLE TO THE SKIN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T021713.20180115

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 444.817K)
T 1249/13 () of 6.12.2017

Online on

08.03.2018

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

6.12.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61B 1/04
A61B 1/06
A61B 17/56

Application no.

08718453.7

Keywords

Inventive step - main request (no)
Inventive step - auxiliary request (yes)
Late-filed auxiliary request - admitted (yes)
Added subject-matter - auxiliary request (no)
Clarity - auxiliary request (yes)
Sufficiency - auxiliary request (yes)

Application title

CABLE-FREE ARTHROENDOSCOPE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T124913.20171206

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 541.858K)
T 1714/13 (Network domains power management/AVAGO) of 19.12.2017

Online on

08.03.2018

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

19.12.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04L 12/24
H04L 12/12

Application no.

11001137.6

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)
Late-filed auxiliary requests - admitted (no)
Reimbursement of appeal fee - (no)

Application title

Method and system for managing network power policy and configuration of data center bridging

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T171413.20171219

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 339.102K)
T 2246/14 (Former Opponents: DF3 SAS and Cargill, Incorporated) of 25.1.2018

Online on

08.03.2018

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

25.1.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A23K 1/16
A23K 1/18

Application no.

02766984.5

Keywords

Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

Non-starch-polysaccharides

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T224614.20180125

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 324.847K)
T 0774/17 () of 5.3.2018

Online on

08.03.2018

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

5.3.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B22F 7/00
B23B 27/14
C22C 1/05
C22C 29/08

Application no.

10714684.7

Keywords

-

Application title

A HARD-METAL BODY

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T077417.20180305

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 224.647K)
J 0017/16 (Wiederherstellung der Prioriät) of 13.12.2017

Online on

07.03.2018

Board

3.1.01

Decision date

13.12.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F16J 15/447
F16C 33/80
F16C 33/78

Application no.

-

Keywords

Wiederherstellung der Priorität
Akteneinsicht - von der Einsicht ausgeschlossene Aktenteile
Rückzahlung der Beschwerdegebühr - (nein)

Application title

-

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:J001716.20171213

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 320.177K)
T 1969/12 () of 1.2.2018

Online on

07.03.2018

Board

3.5.04

Decision date

1.2.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04N 5/45
H04N 5/445
H04N 5/76

Application no.

07020159.5

Keywords

Inventive step - main, first and second auxiliary requests (no)
Claims - clarity
Claims - third auxiliary request (no)

Application title

Providing information of image data stored in digital image display apparatus

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T196912.20180201

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 400.652K)
T 1526/13 () of 20.12.2017

Online on

07.03.2018

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

20.12.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F03D 1/00
F03D 11/00
F03D 11/04

Application no.

02777070.0

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)

Application title

WINDTURBINELEISTUNGSMODUL AUF DEM TURMFUNDAMENT GELAGERT

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T152613.20171220

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 436.841K)
T 0660/14 () of 9.1.2018

Online on

07.03.2018

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

9.1.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B62M 25/04

Application no.

07023176.6

Keywords

Novelty - main request (no), auxiliary requests 1 to 3 (no)
Late-filed auxiliary requests - admitted (no)
Undiclosed disclaimer (yes), technical contribution and qualitative change (yes), see Reasons 5.1.3 to 5.1.8

Application title

Bicycle control device

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T066014.20180109

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 426.078K)
T 2110/16 () of 16.1.2018

Online on

07.03.2018

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

16.1.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

D06F 58/28

Application no.

10192928.9

Keywords

Oral proceedings - non-attendance of appellant/opponent
Oral proceedings - held in absence of appellant
Amendments - extension beyond the content of the application as filed (no)
Novelty - main request (yes)
Examination of own motion - appeal proceedings
Inventive step - main request (yes)
Inventive step - non-obvious modification
Remittal to the department of first instance - (yes)

Application title

Rotatable-drum laundry drier and method of controlling a rotatable-drum laundry drier

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T211016.20180116

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 443.537K)
T 0227/13 () of 19.10.2017

Online on

06.03.2018

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

19.10.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C23C 30/00
C23C 16/40
C23C 16/56

Application no.

07109583.0

Keywords

Amendments - added subject-matter (yes)

Application title

Coated cutting tool insert

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T022713.20171019

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 282.110K)
T 0791/13 (Front end/IPCOM) of 29.6.2017

Online on

06.03.2018

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

29.6.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04B 7/08

Application no.

00117043.0

Keywords

Inventive step - (yes)
Claims - clarity (yes)
Late-filed request - admitted (yes)

Application title

Front end for a mobile communication device

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T079113.20170629

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 388.398K)
T 1509/13 () of 14.11.2017

Online on

06.03.2018

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

14.11.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C23C 4/08
C23C 4/18

Application no.

96114118.1

Keywords

Spät eingereichter Antrag - Verlegung der mündlichen Verhandlung wäre erforderlich gewesen (nein)
Änderungen - zulässig (ja)
Änderungen - Streichung von Merkmalen (ja)
Änderungen - Erweiterung über den Inhalt der Anmeldung in der eingereichten Fassung hinaus (nein)
Ausreichende Offenbarung - (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - nicht naheliegende Alternative

Application title

Verfahren zum Herstellen einer Gleitfläche auf einem metallischen Werkstück

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T150913.20171114

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 371.828K)
T 1986/13 () of 20.12.2017

Online on

06.03.2018

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

20.12.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G05D 1/00
G08G 5/00

Application no.

08726548.4

Keywords

Inventive step - after amendment (yes)

Application title

AUGMENTED REALITY-BASED SYSTEM AND METHOD PROVIDING STATUS AND CONTROL OF UNMANNED VEHICLES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T198613.20171220

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 305.022K)
T 0126/15 (Tiotropium/BOEHERINGER) of 16.1.2018

Online on

06.03.2018

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

16.1.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 9/14
A61K 9/72
A61M 15/00
A61J 1/00
A61K 31/46
A61P 11/06
A61P 11/08

Application no.

04801709.9

Keywords

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

Application title

Inhalable tiotropium and container therefor

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T012615.20180116

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 319.052K)
T 0510/13 (Anticorrosion coating/DOW CORNING) of 15.12.2017

Online on

05.03.2018

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

15.12.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C09D 5/10
C09D 183/02
C09D 183/04

Application no.

01943369.7

Keywords

-

Application title

ANTICORROSION COATING COMPOSITION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T051013.20171215

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 318.086K)
T 0552/13 () of 6.12.2017

Online on

05.03.2018

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

6.12.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F04D 29/38

Application no.

05763519.5

Keywords

Sufficiency of disclosure - (yes)
Late-filed evidence - submitted with the statement of grounds of appeal
Late-filed evidence - admitted (no)

Application title

HIGH EFFICIENCY AXIAL FAN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T055213.20171206

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 327.142K)
T 1304/13 () of 6.2.2018

Online on

05.03.2018

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

6.2.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A42B 3/22
G02B 5/23

Application no.

07851932.9

Keywords

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

Application title

A VISOR PROVIDED WITH A UV-SENSITIVE MATERIAL

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T130413.20180206

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 339.083K)
T 1732/13 () of 13.12.2017

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05.03.2018

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

13.12.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A47J 31/40
B65D 81/00

Application no.

06013230.5

Keywords

Novelty of claim 1
Novelty - main and first auxiliary requests (no)
Added subject-matter - second to tenth auxiliary requests (yes)
Admission of eleventh auxiliary request (yes)

Application title

Capsule with sealing means

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T173213.20171213

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 306.234K)
T 1076/14 () of 24.1.2018

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05.03.2018

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

24.1.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B66F 9/24
B66F 17/00

Application no.

08000739.6

Keywords

Spät vorgebrachte Argumente - zugelassen (nein)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)

Application title

Anzeigeanordnung an einem Hochhubflurförderzeug

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T107614.20180124

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Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 286.249K)
T 2192/14 () of 22.11.2017

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05.03.2018

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

22.11.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B62D 25/20
B62D 33/04
B62D 27/02

Application no.

08103914.1

Keywords

Ausreichend offenbart (ja)
Unzulässig erweitert (nein)
Neuheit (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit (ja)
Zurückverweisung an die erste Instanz - wesentlicher Mangel im Verfahren vor der ersten Instanz (nein)
Wesentlicher Verfahrensmangel - angefochtene Entscheidung ausreichend begründet (ja)
Wesentlicher Verfahrensmangel - Verletzung des rechtlichen Gehörs (nein)

Application title

Anschluss zwischen einem Bodenelement und einer Seitenwand eines Kofferaufbaus für ein Fahrzeug

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T219214.20171122

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Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 361.055K)
T 1414/15 () of 27.2.2018

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05.03.2018

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

27.2.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B22D 17/14
B22D 17/20

Application no.

10773549.0

Keywords

Neuheit - (ja)
Beschwerdeentscheidung - Zurückverweisung an die erste Instanz (ja)

Application title

VAKUUMDRUCKGUSSANLAGE UND VERFAHREN ZUM BETRIEB EINER VAKUUMDRUCKGUSSANLAGE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T141415.20180227

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Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 318.371K)
T 1895/15 (Solid pharmaceutical dispersions with enhanced bioavailabilty/Pfizer … of 28.11.2017

Online on

05.03.2018

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

28.11.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 9/14
A61K 9/16

Application no.

06019789.4

Keywords

Main request - Novelty (no)
Auxiliary request 1 - Clarity (no)
Auxiliary request 2 - Inventive step (yes)
Remittal

Application title

Solid pharmaceutical dispersions with enhanced bioavailabilty

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T189515.20171128

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Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 347.710K)
T 1941/15 () of 22.2.2018

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05.03.2018

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

22.2.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

E03F 5/04
E03C 1/284

Application no.

07017309.1

Keywords

Neuheit - (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)

Application title

Ablaufvorrichtung

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T194115.20180222

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Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 278.132K)
T 1922/17 () of 27.2.2018

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05.03.2018

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

27.2.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A41D 13/005
A41D 31/00
D04H 1/00

Application no.

12188076.9

Keywords

Remittal to the department of first instance - (yes)
Reimbursement of appeal fee - (yes)
Substantial procedural violation - (yes)
Substantial procedural violation - appealed decision sufficiently reasoned (no)

Application title

Method of forming adaptive insulation

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T192217.20180227

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 304.414K)
T 2500/12 (Beta-amyloid-analogue/LUNDBECK) of 10.10.2017

Online on

02.03.2018

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

10.10.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 39/00
A61K 39/385
C07K 14/47
A61P 25/28

Application no.

06000288.8

Keywords

Sufficiency of disclosure - (no)

Application title

Beta-amyloid-analogue-T-cell epitope vaccine

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T250012.20171010

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 393.717K)
T 0942/13 () of 5.12.2017

Online on

02.03.2018

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

5.12.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B65H 39/16

Application no.

05742712.2

Keywords

Novelty (main request) - no
Admittance of late filed document cited in the patent - yes
Inventive step (first auxiliary request)
Inventive step - yes

Application title

Sheet product comprising at least two plies joined by gluing with non-uniform distribution of the glue

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T094213.20171205

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 388.595K)
T 1311/13 (LPS binding peptides/ NATIONAL UNIVERSITY OF SINGAPORE) of 17.1.2018

Online on

02.03.2018

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

17.1.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12N 15/57
C12N 9/64
A61K 38/48
C07K 19/00
C12Q 1/37
C12N 15/62

Application no.

00970414.9

Keywords

Admissibility of the appeal (yes)
Admission of the main and first auxiliary requests (yes)
Admission of objection raised under Article 123(2) EPC (yes)
Main request - added subject-matter (yes)
First auxiliary request - added subject-matter (no)
Admission of objections raised under Articles 83 and 54 EPC (no)
First auxiliary request - inventive step (yes)

Application title

RECOMBINANT PROTEINS AND PEPTIDES FOR ENDOTOXIN BIOSENSORS, ENDOTOXIN REMOVAL, AND ANTI-MICROBIAL AND ANTI-ENDOTOXIN THERAPEUTICS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T131113.20180117

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 529.768K)
T 2056/13 () of 22.2.2018

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02.03.2018

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

22.2.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

D01H 4/02
D01H 1/115

Application no.

05799748.8

Keywords

Neuheit - Stand der Technik
Neuheit - Vorveröffentlichung
Neuheit - Handbuch
Neuheit - Geheimhaltungsverpflichtung (nein)
Neuheit - Hauptantrag (nein)
Neuheit - Hilfsantrag (nein)
Mündliche Verhandlung - Fernbleiben von der mündlichen Verhandlung

Application title

LUFTDÜSENSPINNMASCHINE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T205613.20180222

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Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 305.994K)
T 0731/14 () of 14.12.2017

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02.03.2018

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

14.12.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08L 23/10
C08L 23/16
B32B 27/32
H01B 7/00

Application no.

04017147.2

Keywords

Late-filed document
Novelty - main request (yes)
Inventive step - auxiliary request (no)
Late-filed request - justification for late filing (no)

Application title

Cable with thermoplastic insulation

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T073114.20171214

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 459.746K)
T 2127/14 (Activateur bactéries lactiques/DUPONT NUTRITION BIOSCIENCES) of 27.2.2018

Online on

02.03.2018

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

27.2.2018

Proc. language

FR

IPC

C12N 1/28
A23C 9/127
A23C 19/032
C12N 1/20

Application no.

01974388.9

Keywords

Extinction du brevet dans tous les États contractants - Clotûre de la procédure de recours (oui)

Application title

ACTIVATEUR POUR FERMENT À BASE DE BACTÉRIES LACTIQUES ET PROCÉDÉ DE PRÉPARATION D'UN PRODUIT LACTÉ METTANT EN OEUVRE LEDIT ACTIVATEUR.

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T212714.20180227

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Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 229.766K)
T 2154/14 (Daptomycin II/CUBIST PHARMACEUTICALS) of 29.3.2017

Online on

02.03.2018

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

29.3.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 38/12

Application no.

99949913.0

Keywords

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

Application title

Use of daptomycin

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T215414.20170329

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D

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 575.002K)
T 0868/15 () of 15.1.2018

Online on

02.03.2018

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

15.1.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08L 23/06
C08L 23/08

Application no.

07252840.9

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)

Application title

Moulded article comprising high density polyethylene copolymer

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T086815.20180115

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D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 370.910K)
T 0621/16 () of 11.10.2017

Online on

02.03.2018

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

11.10.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H05B 33/08

Application no.

10710679.1

Keywords

Grounds for opposition - main request
Grounds for opposition - added subject-matter (yes)
Grounds for opposition - undisclosed combination of features
Sufficiency of disclosure - intermediate auxiliary request / auxiliary request 1
Sufficiency of disclosure - enabling disclosure (no)
Late-filed auxiliary request 2 - amendments after arrangement of oral proceedings - not prima facie allowable
Late-filed auxiliary requests 3 and 4
Late-filed auxiliary requests - not admitted
Late-filed auxiliary requests - procedural economy

Application title

LED Lighting With Incandescent Lamp Color Temperature Behavior

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T062116.20171011

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D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 531.377K)
T 2439/16 () of 26.2.2018

Online on

02.03.2018

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

26.2.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B41F 33/00

Application no.

07119053.2

Keywords

Zulässigkeit der Beschwerde - Beschwerdebegründung (keine)

Application title

Druckmaschine mit mehreren Bedienzonen

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T243916.20180226

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D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 221.961K)
T 2575/12 () of 20.2.2018

Online on

01.03.2018

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

20.2.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06K 9/00
G07C 9/00

Application no.

04821345.8

Keywords

Sufficiency of disclosure - (no)
Amendments of application
Amendments - consent of examining division (no)
Admissibility of auxiliary requests - (no)
Amendments - added subject-matter (yes)

Application title

MULTI-BIOMETRIC FINGER SENSOR USING DIFFERENT BIOMETRICS HAVING DIFFERENT SELECTIVITIES AND ASSOCIATED METHODS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T257512.20180220

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 347.521K)
T 1094/13 () of 7.2.2018

Online on

01.03.2018

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

7.2.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A01G 25/00
B05B 12/00
G05D 11/13

Application no.

02786807.4

Keywords

Amendments - allowable (yes)
Sufficiency of disclosure - (yes)
Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

ELECTRONIC PROPORTIONER USING CONTINUOUS METERING AND CORRECTION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T109413.20180207

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D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 341.939K)
T 1771/13 () of 24.1.2018

Online on

01.03.2018

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

24.1.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F04D 29/42
F04D 29/62

Application no.

07000972.5

Keywords

Änderungen - Erweiterung über den Inhalt der Anmeldung in der eingereichten Fassung hinaus (nein)
Verspätetes Vorbringen - korrekte Ermessensausübung (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)
Einspruchsgründe - Klarheit im Einspruchsverfahren

Application title

Pumpenaggregat

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T177113.20180124

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 412.045K)
T 2170/13 () of 6.2.2018

Online on

01.03.2018

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

6.2.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01J 37/28
H01J 37/317
H01J 37/02

Application no.

05075600.6

Keywords

Novelty - main request (no)
Novelty - auxiliary request (no)
Novelty - implicit disclosure (yes)
Functional feature of method claim (no)

Application title

Charged particle beam system

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T217013.20180206

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D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 407.814K)
T 0167/14 (Stable aqueous proteins/ARECOR) of 23.2.2018

Online on

01.03.2018

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

23.2.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12N 9/96
A61K 39/39

Application no.

06764894.9

Keywords

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

Application title

STABLE AQUEOUS SYSTEMS COMPRISING PROTEINS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T016714.20180223

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D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 246.423K)
T 0537/14 () of 17.1.2018

Online on

01.03.2018

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

17.1.2018

Proc. language

FR

IPC

A01G 17/02

Application no.

04742324.9

Keywords

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

Application title

PROCEDE ET DISPOSITIF D'ANALYSE DE LA STRUCTURE ET DE LA CONSTITUTION DE RANGS DE VIGNE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T053714.20180117

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D

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Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 346.133K)
T 0649/14 () of 30.1.2018

Online on

01.03.2018

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

30.1.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B66B 13/30
E06B 5/16

Application no.

01967759.0

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)
Late-filed document - admitted (no)
Remittal to the department of first instance (no)
Late-filed auxiliary requests - admitted (no)
Convergency of requests should be met at the current state of proceedings

Application title

DOOR INSTALLED AT PLATFORM FOR ELEVATOR

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T064914.20180130

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D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 494.725K)
T 1284/15 () of 23.1.2018

Online on

01.03.2018

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

23.1.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07C 45/35
C07C 47/22
C07C 51/25
C07C 57/05
B01J 8/06

Application no.

03700524.6

Keywords

Claims - clarity
Claims - main request (yes)
Appeal decision - remittal to the department of first instance (yes)

Application title

MULTIPIPE REACTOR, VAPOR PHASE CATALYTIC OXIDATION METHOD USING MULTIPIPE REACTOR, AND START-UP METHOD APPLIED TO MULTIPIPE REACTOR

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T128415.20180123

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 276.125K)
T 1660/15 () of 17.1.2018

Online on

01.03.2018

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

17.1.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B60T 8/00
B60T 17/22
B60T 13/68

Application no.

09765562.5

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)

Application title

ÜBERWACHUNGSEINRICHTUNG ZUR ÜBERWACHUNG VON SYSTEMEN EINES FAHRZEUGS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T166015.20180117

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D

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Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 372.717K)
T 0275/16 (Titanium dioxide/SHOWA DENKO) of 15.1.2018

Online on

01.03.2018

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

15.1.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C01G 23/07
B01J 35/02

Application no.

06728635.1

Keywords

Sufficiency of disclosure - (no)

Application title

FINE PARTICULATE TITANIUM DIOXIDE, AND PRODUCTION PROCESS AND USES THEREOF

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T027516.20180115

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D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 308.920K)
T 0931/17 (Fehlende Beschwerdebegründung) of 9.2.2018

Online on

01.03.2018

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

9.2.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F04D 29/44

Application no.

04104313.4

Keywords

-

Application title

Spiralgehäuse für eine Kreiselpumpe

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T093117.20180209

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D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 224.653K)

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