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.

June 2016

T 2374/11 (Instruction emulation/NORTHROP) of 23.6.2016

Online on

29.06.2016

Board

3.5.06

Decision date

23.6.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 9/455

Application no.

04002677.5

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)

Application title

Emulation of microprocessor instructions

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T237411.20160623

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

29.06.2016

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

24.6.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

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

Application no.

02796696.9

Keywords

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

Application title

MINERAL FIBRE BATTS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T003912.20160624

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

28.06.2016

Board

3.5.07

Decision date

16.3.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 17/21

Application no.

03003931.7

Keywords

Inventive step - after amendment
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

Method for selecting a font

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T135710.20160316

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

28.06.2016

Board

3.5.06

Decision date

15.6.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 21/22

Application no.

05749520.2

Keywords

Inventive step (no)

Application title

ANTIVIRUS PRODUCT USING IN-KERNEL CACHE OF FILE STATE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T120911.20160615

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

28.06.2016

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

26.1.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

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

Application no.

06734837.5

Keywords

Sufficiency of disclosure - of all requests (no)

Application title

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

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T137611.20160126

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

27.06.2016

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

15.3.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61M 1/36
G06F 17/50

Application no.

01113266.9

Keywords

Sufficiency of disclosure - (no)

Application title

Method and apparatus for configuring a blood circuit

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T072310.20160315

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

27.06.2016

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

16.3.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61M 1/36
G06F 17/50

Application no.

05019001.6

Keywords

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

Application title

Method and apparatus for configuring a blood circuit

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T003511.20160316

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

27.06.2016

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

3.6.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B23K 9/095
G05B 19/414

Application no.

99947082.6

Keywords

Einspruchsgründe - mangelhafte Offenbarung (ja)

Application title

REGELVORRICHTUNG FÜR EIN SCHWEISSGERÄT

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T232911.20160603

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

27.06.2016

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

22.6.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61F 13/15

Application no.

99924486.6

Keywords

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

Application title

TEAR RESISTANT POROUS EXTENSIBLE WEB

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T005112.20160622

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

27.06.2016

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

24.5.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A62B 7/14

Application no.

03739569.6

Keywords

Novelty - main request (no)

Application title

METHOD OF OPERATING A LIFE SUPPORT SYSTEM FOR AN AIRCRAFT

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T027712.20160524

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

27.06.2016

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

18.5.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

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

Application no.

04000186.9

Keywords

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

Application title

Stapler mit Memory-Einheit

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T208912.20160518

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

27.06.2016

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

11.5.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H02J 3/36

Application no.

98103916.7

Keywords

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

Application title

A plant for transmitting electric power

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T047313.20160511

Distribution

C

Decision

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

Online on

27.06.2016

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

10.5.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

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

Application no.

05742165.3

Keywords

Amendments - allowable (no)

Application title

DEVICE FOR PREVENTING CRIBBING OR SUCKING IN HORSES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T135513.20160510

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

27.06.2016

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

14.4.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 9/14
A61K 9/16

Application no.

02727944.7

Keywords

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

Application title

PHARMACEUTICAL COMPOSITIONS OF DISPERSIONS OF DRUGS AND NEUTRAL POLYMERS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T154413.20160414

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

27.06.2016

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

22.6.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

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

Application no.

11182532.9

Keywords

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

Application title

Method and system for laminating optical elements

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T167814.20160622

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

27.06.2016

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

12.5.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

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

Application no.

08462008.7

Keywords

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

Application title

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

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T223614.20160512

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

24.06.2016

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

27.4.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B42D 15/00

Application no.

02078833.7

Keywords

Inventive step (yes)

Application title

Security document with a perforation pattern

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T209911.20160427

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

24.06.2016

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

8.3.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B41J 2/14

Application no.

05006961.6

Keywords

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

Application title

Inkjet head

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T191112.20160308

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

24.06.2016

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

7.6.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01L 21/56

Application no.

99931594.8

Keywords

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

Application title

MOULD, ENCAPSULATING DEVICE AND METHOD OF ENCAPSULATION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T209212.20160607

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

24.06.2016

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

26.4.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

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

Application no.

07764936.6

Keywords

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

Application title

PHARMACEUTICAL COMPOSITION CONTAINING A TETRAHYDROFOLIC ACID

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T087413.20160426

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

23.06.2016

Board

3.5.06

Decision date

7.6.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 9/50
G06F 9/48

Application no.

06023720.3

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)

Application title

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

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T173110.20160607

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

23.06.2016

Board

3.5.04

Decision date

3.5.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04N 5/235

Application no.

08005827.4

Keywords

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

Application title

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

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T104311.20160503

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

23.06.2016

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

12.5.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01J 33/00

Application no.

00976836.7

Keywords

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

Application title

PARTICLE BEAM PROCESSING APPARATUS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T125311.20160512

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

23.06.2016

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

17.6.2016

Proc. language

FR

IPC

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

Application no.

01949809.6

Keywords

Activité inventive - (oui)

Application title

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

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T166311.20160617

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

23.06.2016

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

21.4.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 35/78

Application no.

96920051.8

Keywords

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

Application title

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

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T202411.20160421

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

23.06.2016

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

19.1.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A24C 5/32
A24D 3/02

Application no.

05090268.3

Keywords

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

Application title

Vorrichtung zur Übergabe stabförmiger Artikel

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T251411.20160119

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

23.06.2016

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

28.4.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04B 1/00

Application no.

03776436.2

Keywords

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

Application title

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

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T090612.20160428

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

23.06.2016

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

4.5.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 19/00

Application no.

09159499.4

Keywords

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

Application title

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

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T218112.20160504

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

23.06.2016

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

12.4.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F02D 41/30

Application no.

06119474.2

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit Haupt- und Hilfsantrag (nein)

Application title

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

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T231112.20160412

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

23.06.2016

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

2.6.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 9/20

Application no.

02760523.7

Keywords

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

Application title

METHOD FOR TREATING PRIMARY INSOMNIA

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T019914.20160602

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

23.06.2016

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

25.2.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

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

Application no.

06743167.6

Keywords

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

Application title

DICLOFENAC FORMULATIONS AND METHODS OF USE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T171614.20160225

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

22.06.2016

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

1.6.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01R 33/54

Application no.

04770304.6

Keywords

Sufficiency of disclosure - (no)

Application title

DIAGNOSTIC IMAGING SYSTEM WITH USER INTERFACE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T088211.20160601

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

22.06.2016

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

17.6.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01L 23/495
H01L 25/07

Application no.

01305966.2

Keywords

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

Application title

Semiconductor device

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T108811.20160617

Distribution

C

Decision

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

Online on

22.06.2016

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

1.12.2015

Proc. language

EN

IPC

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

Application no.

00203772.9

Keywords

Inventive Step of all requests - (no)

Application title

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

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2015:T124211.20151201

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

22.06.2016

Board

3.5.04

Decision date

25.4.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04N 7/173

Application no.

05711648.5

Keywords

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

Application title

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

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T127011.20160425

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

22.06.2016

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

2.2.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08F 297/08
C08F 210/06

Application no.

02751077.5

Keywords

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

Application title

PROPYLENE RANDOM COPOLYMER

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T022412.20160202

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

22.06.2016

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

28.4.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 9/70
A61K 31/485

Application no.

04763497.7

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)

Application title

TRANSDERMAL FORMULATION COMPRISING AN OPIOID ANALGESIC AND AN ALOE COMPOSITION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T011415.20160428

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

21.06.2016

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

1.3.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

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

Application no.

03736716.6

Keywords

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

Application title

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

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T069011.20160301

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

21.06.2016

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

29.4.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04R 25/00

Application no.

01900102.3

Keywords

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

Application title

A DIGITAL HEARING AID WITH A VOLTAGE CONVERTER

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T045012.20160429

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

21.06.2016

Board

3.5.07

Decision date

10.5.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 17/30
G06F 1/00

Application no.

01126387.8

Keywords

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

Application title

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

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T109312.20160510

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

21.06.2016

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

24.3.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61B 5/0285

Application no.

03746093.8

Keywords

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

Application title

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

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T184012.20160324

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

21.06.2016

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

13.4.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 19/00

Application no.

08019690.0

Keywords

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

Application title

Method and system for management of operating-room resources

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T137913.20160413

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

21.06.2016

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

2.3.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

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

Application no.

10075546.1

Keywords

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

Application title

Dialysis system comprising a display device

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T229214.20160302

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

20.06.2016

Board

DBA

Decision date

17.6.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

-

Application no.

-

Keywords

-

Application title

-

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:D000815.20160617

Distribution

Decision

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

Online on

20.06.2016

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

28.7.2015

Proc. language

DE

IPC

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

Application no.

06001040.2

Keywords

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

Application title

Zubereitung für Restenoseprophylaxe

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2015:T102511.20150728

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

20.06.2016

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

29.7.2015

Proc. language

DE

IPC

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

Application no.

06001042.8

Keywords

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

Application title

Zubereitung für Restenoseprophylaxe

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2015:T106611.20150729

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

20.06.2016

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

12.4.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01R 33/36

Application no.

03748488.8

Keywords

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

Application title

CONNECTION LEAD FOR AN ELECTRICAL ACCESSORY DEVICE OF AN MRI SYSTEM

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T139011.20160412

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

20.06.2016

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

19.4.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B23C 5/20

Application no.

01926281.5

Keywords

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

Application title

MILLING TOOL

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T058012.20160419

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

20.06.2016

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

2.5.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01N 33/68
A61B 8/08

Application no.

99918188.6

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)

Application title

ANTENATAL SCREENING FOR DOWN'S SYNDROME

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T064412.20160502

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

20.06.2016

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

2.6.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 9/00
A61K 31/485

Application no.

03718677.2

Keywords

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

Application title

FORMOTEROL SUPERFINE FORMULATION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T018013.20160602

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

20.06.2016

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

26.1.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A47G 19/22
B67D 1/04

Application no.

07706011.9

Keywords

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

Application title

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

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T173313.20160126

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

20.06.2016

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

12.5.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F16G 3/04

Application no.

05808291.8

Keywords

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

Application title

BAND ODER GURT MIT EINEM AN SEINEM ENDE ANGEBRACHTEN DRAHTHAKENVERBINDER

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T181813.20160512

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

20.06.2016

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

13.5.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B64D 13/02
B64D 13/06

Application no.

07874271.5

Keywords

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

Application title

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

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T091514.20160513

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

17.06.2016

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

22.10.2015

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 15/00

Application no.

05732166.3

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)

Application title

MULTITHREADED PROCESSOR WITH MULTIPLE CONCURRENT PIPELINES PER THREAD

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2015:T194111.20151022

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

17.06.2016

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

30.5.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

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

Application no.

98946804.6

Keywords

Amendments - added subject-matter (no)

Application title

PERCUTANEOUS CATHETER DIRECTED OCCLUSION DEVICES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T259311.20160530

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

17.06.2016

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

27.4.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H03K 19/003
H03K 19/094

Application no.

09163916.1

Keywords

Late-filed auxiliary requests - admitted (no)

Application title

Single-event-effect tolerant SOI-based logic device

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T020012.20160427

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

17.06.2016

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

6.4.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01R 33/46
G01R 33/561

Application no.

06825858.1

Keywords

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

Application title

FREQUENCY SWEPT EXCITATION FOR MAGNETIC RESONANCE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T205412.20160406

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

17.06.2016

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

24.5.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

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

Application no.

02026711.8

Keywords

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

Application title

Haarfestiger mit kationischer Substanz

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T245312.20160524

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

17.06.2016

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

31.5.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

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

Application no.

04782625.0

Keywords

Reimbursement of appeal fee - (no)

Application title

CHROMIUM-FREE ANTITARNISH ADHESION PROMOTING TREATMENT COMPOSITION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T140213.20160531

Distribution

C

Decision

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

Online on

17.06.2016

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

30.3.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04L 1/18

Application no.

09010508.1

Keywords

Inventive step - all claim requests (no)

Application title

Method and apparatus of handling TTI bundling retransmission

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T143913.20160330

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

17.06.2016

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

20.4.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 3/16
G11B 27/00

Application no.

09016035.9

Keywords

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

Application title

Playback apparatus and playback method

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T231313.20160420

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

17.06.2016

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

14.3.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B64F 1/305

Application no.

05700480.6

Keywords

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

Application title

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

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T159214.20160314

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

16.06.2016

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

10.6.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

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

Application no.

01967276.5

Keywords

Stützung der Ansprüche durch die Beschreibung (verneint)

Application title

VORRICHTUNG ZUR BESTIMMUNG DES FÜLLSTANDS EINES FÜLLGUTS IN EINEM BEHÄLTER

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T075711.20160610

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

16.06.2016

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

11.12.2015

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 38/46

Application no.

02799344.3

Keywords

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

Application title

MICROBIALLY-EXPRESSED THERMOTOLERANT PHYTASE FOR ANIMAL FEED

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2015:T148411.20151211

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

16.06.2016

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

3.6.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B24D 5/16
B24D 7/16

Application no.

06790247.8

Keywords

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

Application title

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

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T038013.20160603

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

16.06.2016

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

8.6.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

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

Application no.

07868403.2

Keywords

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

Application title

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

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T097313.20160608

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

16.06.2016

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

19.4.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

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

Application no.

06792682.4

Keywords

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

Application title

ADHESIVE FOR NONCERAMIC FLOOR COVERINGS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T199213.20160419

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

15.06.2016

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

5.2.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

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

Application no.

99906328.2

Keywords

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

Application title

PROCESS FOR PRODUCING FISCHER-TROPSCH CATALYSTS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T002209.20160205

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

15.06.2016

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

8.6.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01H 1/00

Application no.

04735960.9

Keywords

Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

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

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T096311.20160608

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

15.06.2016

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

6.6.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

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

Application no.

06120391.5

Keywords

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

Application title

13 Transmembrane protein expressed in prostate cancer

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T099613.20160606

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

14.06.2016

Board

3.5.06

Decision date

27.4.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 9/46

Application no.

05252239.8

Keywords

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

Application title

Scheduling in a high-performance computing (HPC) system

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T113011.20160427

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

14.06.2016

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

25.5.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B05D 5/06
B05D 7/00

Application no.

04735373.5

Keywords

-

Application title

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

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T146912.20160525

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

14.06.2016

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

18.5.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B65G 17/32

Application no.

09799530.2

Keywords

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

Application title

TRANSPORTKETTE FÜR EIN TRANSPORTSYSTEM EINER BEHÄLTERBEHANDLUNGSMASCHINE SOWIE BEHÄLTERBEHANDLUNGSMASCHINE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T178913.20160518

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

13.06.2016

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

17.3.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07C 29/62
C07D 303/08

Application no.

05772361.1

Keywords

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

Application title

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

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T015113.20160317

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

13.06.2016

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

26.4.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12N 9/00
C12P 13/00

Application no.

99917435.2

Keywords

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

Application title

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

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T116513.20160426

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

13.06.2016

Board

3.5.07

Decision date

7.6.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 17/30

Application no.

07864887.0

Keywords

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

Application title

Device for saving results of location based searches

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T132515.20160607

Distribution

C

Decision

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

Online on

10.06.2016

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

5.4.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

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

Application no.

03807811.9

Keywords

Neuheit - öffentliche Zugänglichmachung
Neuheit - (nein)

Application title

VERFAHREN ZUR HERSTELLUNG EINES PRESSGEHÄRTETEN BAUTEILS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T227311.20160405

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

10.06.2016

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

19.4.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

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

Application no.

05020868.5

Keywords

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

Application title

Pumpenaggregat

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T098912.20160419

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

10.06.2016

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

22.3.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

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

Application no.

03768889.2

Keywords

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

Application title

EXTENDED POLYACRYLIC ACID BASED BINDER COMPOSITIONS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T030814.20160322

Distribution

C

Decision

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

Online on

10.06.2016

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

11.1.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A61J 15/00

Application no.

05739459.5

Keywords

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

Application title

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

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T225414.20160111

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

09.06.2016

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

3.5.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B23K 20/02
B21D 26/02

Application no.

97938239.7

Keywords

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

Application title

DIFFUSION BONDING OF METALS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T204411.20160503

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

09.06.2016

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

11.5.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B21B 1/46

Application no.

06829382.8

Keywords

Neuheit - (nein)

Application title

VERFAHREN UND VORRICHTUNG ZUM HERSTELLEN EINES METALLBANDES DURCH GIESSWALZEN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T061913.20160511

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

08.06.2016

Board

EBA

Decision date

6.6.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04Q 7/32

Application no.

99957131.8

Keywords

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

Application title

COMMUNICATION METHOD AND APPARATUS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:R000414.20160606

Distribution

B

Decision

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

Online on

08.06.2016

Board

3.5.07

Decision date

4.3.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G11C 16/06

Application no.

99915037.8

Keywords

Inventive step - (no) all requests

Application title

Flash memory rewriting architecture having no external latch

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T229010.20160304

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

08.06.2016

Board

3.5.04

Decision date

10.5.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04N 5/00

Application no.

00990337.8

Keywords

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

Application title

BROADCAST PROGRAM RECORDING OVERRUN AND UNDERRUN SCHEDULING SYSTEM

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T037611.20160510

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

08.06.2016

Board

3.5.06

Decision date

12.5.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 9/445

Application no.

08252340.8

Keywords

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

Application title

Program determining apparatus and program determining method

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T144111.20160512

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

08.06.2016

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

24.2.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

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

Application no.

01977734.1

Keywords

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

Application title

APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR PIERCING SKIN WITH MICROPROTRUSIONS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T236511.20160224

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

08.06.2016

Board

3.5.06

Decision date

9.5.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

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

Application no.

09717157.3

Keywords

Inventive step (no)

Application title

UNIT USING OS AND IMAGE FORMING APPARATUS USING THE SAME

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T195313.20160509

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

08.06.2016

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

15.4.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

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

Application no.

06777068.5

Keywords

Inventive step - reasonable expectation of success (yes)

Application title

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

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T039214.20160415

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

08.06.2016

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

30.5.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B61K 3/02
B61K 13/00

Application no.

08013009.9

Keywords

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

Application title

Befestigungs- und Einstellvorrichtung für ein Schienenfahrzeug

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T136314.20160530

Distribution

C

Decision

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

Online on

07.06.2016

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

15.1.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A01H 5/12

Application no.

98935398.2

Keywords

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

Application title

Multileaf lettuce

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T134811.20160115

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

07.06.2016

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

2.6.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A61B 19/00

Application no.

04802673.6

Keywords

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

Application title

AKTORPLATTFORM ZUR FÜHRUNG VON ENDEFFEKTOREN BEI MINIMAL INVASIVEN INTERVENTIONEN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T054915.20160602

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

06.06.2016

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

21.4.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

H05K 5/02
H01R 31/06

Application no.

03013102.3

Keywords

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

Application title

Anschlussverbinder

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T038412.20160421

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

03.06.2016

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

8.3.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01P 5/18
H03G 3/30

Application no.

98114047.8

Keywords

Remittal to the department of first instance

Application title

Mobile phone

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T083011.20160308

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

03.06.2016

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

28.4.2016

Proc. language

FR

IPC

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

Application no.

03356082.2

Keywords

Activité inventive - (oui)

Application title

Pièces coulées forgées sans traces d'éjecteurs

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T174411.20160428

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

03.06.2016

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

11.5.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

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

Application no.

98309250.3

Keywords

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

Application title

Gas control device and method of supplying gas

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T178211.20160511

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

03.06.2016

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

20.4.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

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

Application no.

00311576.3

Keywords

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

Application title

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

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T059912.20160420

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

03.06.2016

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

4.5.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B23B 31/26
B23Q 5/32

Application no.

07009683.9

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (nein)

Application title

Motorbetriebene Arbeits-Spindel für eine Werkzeug-Maschine

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T088412.20160504

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

03.06.2016

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

29.4.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C03B 5/26

Application no.

06725410.2

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (nein)

Application title

VORRICHTUNG ZUM ÜBERFÜHREN VON GLASSCHMELZE AUF EIN FLOATBAD

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T116012.20160429

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

03.06.2016

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

20.5.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04B 7/185

Application no.

04704474.8

Keywords

Clarity (all requests) - no

Application title

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

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T125312.20160520

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

03.06.2016

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

10.12.2015

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B01D 53/86

Application no.

03739388.1

Keywords

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

Application title

Process for the selective removal of sulphur compounds from synthesis gas

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2015:T137112.20151210

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

03.06.2016

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

2.3.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

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

Application no.

06753354.7

Keywords

Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

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

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T252012.20160302

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

03.06.2016

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

22.9.2015

Proc. language

EN

IPC

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

Application no.

06777186.5

Keywords

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

Application title

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

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2015:T023913.20150922

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

03.06.2016

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

26.4.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08G 18/63

Application no.

03735464.4

Keywords

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

Application title

PROCESS FOR PREPARING POLYMER POLYOLS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T091213.20160426

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

03.06.2016

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

28.4.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B60D 1/54

Application no.

07025069.1

Keywords

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

Application title

Anhängekupplung

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T119613.20160428

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

03.06.2016

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

6.4.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

E02D 7/28
B63B 21/27

Application no.

99913750.8

Keywords

-

Application title

MARINE STRUCTURE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T161313.20160406

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

03.06.2016

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

31.5.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12N 15/06
G01N 33/50

Application no.

06808713.9

Keywords

Main Request - remittal to the first instance for further prosecution

Application title

METHOD FOR IDENTIFYING A MODULATOR OF A CELL SIGNALLING

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T236513.20160531

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

03.06.2016

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

3.5.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

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

Application no.

09784916.0

Keywords

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

Application title

VEHICLE FOR LAYING ROAD SURFACING MATERIAL

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T088214.20160503

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

02.06.2016

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

15.4.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

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

Application no.

03014575.9

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (nein)

Application title

Modisches Kosmetikum

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T070811.20160415

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

02.06.2016

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

3.5.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 9/70

Application no.

05771775.3

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)

Application title

DEVICE FOR TRANSDERMAL DELIVERY OF ACTIVE PRINCIPLES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T028413.20160503

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

02.06.2016

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

8.4.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B60H 1/22

Application no.

03002749.4

Keywords

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

Application title

Vorrichtung zum Austausch von Wärme

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T140913.20160408

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

01.06.2016

Board

3.1.01

Decision date

30.5.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06K 7/10

Application no.

10161088.9

Keywords

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

Application title

Laser scanner with deformable lens

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:J001913.20160530

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

01.06.2016

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

26.4.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61N 5/10

Application no.

05016123.1

Keywords

added subject-matter (all requests)

Application title

Particle beam therapy system and control system for particle beam therapy

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T181010.20160426

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

01.06.2016

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

15.4.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06K 9/00
G02B 21/36

Application no.

00977080.1

Keywords

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

Application title

SYSTEM FOR OPTICALLY SECTIONING AND MAPPING SURGICALLY EXCISED TISSUE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T117411.20160415

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

01.06.2016

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

22.3.2016

Proc. language

FR

IPC

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

Application no.

05291624.4

Keywords

Activité inventive - (non)

Application title

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

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T069312.20160322

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

01.06.2016

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

12.5.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

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

Application no.

06813466.7

Keywords

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

Application title

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

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T125512.20160512

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

01.06.2016

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

18.3.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B05B 11/00
B65D 47/34

Application no.

03017881.8

Keywords

Inventive step - Main and auxiliary requests (no)

Application title

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

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T126212.20160318

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

01.06.2016

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

23.10.2015

Proc. language

EN

IPC

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

Application no.

01938063.3

Keywords

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

Application title

GRANULAR DETERGENT COMPONENT AND PROCESS FOR ITS PREPARATION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2015:T164912.20151023

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

01.06.2016

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

16.3.2016

Proc. language

FR

IPC

B65H 57/00

Application no.

06794491.8

Keywords

Activité inventive - requête principale (oui)

Application title

Gaine pour le Guidage d'un Fil

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T201312.20160316

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

01.06.2016

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

12.5.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

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

Application no.

08004643.6

Keywords

Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

Blood pool agents for nuclear magnetic resonance diagnostics

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T014413.20160512

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 309.885K)

May 2016

T 2462/10 () of 5.4.2016

Online on

31.05.2016

Board

3.5.04

Decision date

5.4.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04N 7/088

Application no.

03017759.6

Keywords

Inventive step - no (all requests)
Referral to the Enlarged Board of Appeal - refused (not required for the decision)

Application title

Media online services access system and method

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T246210.20160405

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 465.339K)
T 0524/11 (Anemia treatment/AMGEN) of 16.2.2016

Online on

31.05.2016

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

16.2.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07K 14/505
A61P 7/06
C12N 5/10
C12N 15/12

Application no.

99955046.0

Keywords

Main request - meets requirements of EPC (yes)

Application title

Methods and compositions for the prevention and treatment of anemia

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T052411.20160216

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 452.473K)
T 2182/11 () of 12.5.2016

Online on

31.05.2016

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

12.5.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61F 13/15

Application no.

00117538.9

Keywords

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

Application title

Thin sanitary napkin allowing for controlled deformation when in use

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T218211.20160512

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 326.698K)
T 0558/12 () of 25.5.2016

Online on

31.05.2016

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

25.5.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01L 23/467
H05K 7/20
G06F 1/20

Application no.

00980036.8

Keywords

Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

ELECTRONIC DEVICE UNIT

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T055812.20160525

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 326.750K)
T 0722/12 (Spannungsversorgung für Busgerät/SIEMENS SCHWEIZ AG) of 15.4.2016

Online on

31.05.2016

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

15.4.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

H04B 3/54

Application no.

04008069.9

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (nein)

Application title

Verfahren und System zur kombinierten Spannungsversorgung für Busgeräte

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T072212.20160415

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 308.066K)
T 1090/13 () of 21.4.2016

Online on

31.05.2016

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

21.4.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B60H 1/00
B60H 1/32
B61D 27/00

Application no.

07123254.0

Keywords

Inventive step (yes)
Admission of late filed documents (no)

Application title

Air-conditioning device for a transport vehicle, and corresponding transport vehicle

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T109013.20160421

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 285.806K)
T 2247/10 (Descriptive data structure/INTERTRUST) of 19.4.2016

Online on

30.05.2016

Board

3.5.06

Decision date

19.4.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 1/00

Application no.

98907612.0

Keywords

Inventive step - main request and auxiliary requests 1 and 2
Inventive step - (no)
Extension of protection - auxiliary request 3 - (yes)

Application title

TECHNIQUES FOR USING DESCRIPTIVE DATA STRUCTURES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T224710.20160419

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 335.332K)
T 0019/11 (PlGF/SIEMENS) of 25.2.2016

Online on

30.05.2016

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

25.2.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G01N 33/68
C07K 14/705

Application no.

03779880.8

Keywords

Geänderte Ansprüche gemäss Hauptantrag - zugelassen
Änderungen - unzulässige Erweiterung (nein)
Zurückverweisung an die erste Instanz - (ja)

Application title

SCD40L, PAPP-A UND PLAZENTALER-WACHSTUMSFAKTOR (PLGF) ALS BIOCHEMISCHE MARKERKOMBINATIONEN BEI KARDIOVASKULÄREN ERKRANKUNGEN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T001911.20160225

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 360.045K)
T 0589/11 (Content manipulation/ENDECA TECHNOLOGIES) of 17.2.2016

Online on

30.05.2016

Board

3.5.07

Decision date

17.2.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 17/30

Application no.

03759747.3

Keywords

Inventive step (no)

Application title

System and method for manipulating content in a hierarchical data-driven search and navigation system

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T058911.20160217

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 294.271K)
T 1036/11 (Neurotoxic component/ALLERGAN) of 2.2.2016

Online on

30.05.2016

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

2.2.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 38/48
A61P 21/02

Application no.

04019048.0

Keywords

Divisional application - added subject-matter (yes)

Application title

Neurotoxic component of botulinum toxins for treating cervical dystonia

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T103611.20160202

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 322.850K)
T 1743/11 (Automated tissue engineering system/OCTANE) of 18.1.2016

Online on

30.05.2016

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

18.1.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12M 3/04

Application no.

03711758.7

Keywords

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

Application title

AUTOMATED TISSUE ENGINEERING SYSTEM

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T174311.20160118

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 373.480K)
T 1791/11 (Subtilase variants/NOVOZYMES) of 7.4.2016

Online on

30.05.2016

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

7.4.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12N 9/54
C11D 3/386

Application no.

02745188.9

Keywords

Oral proceedings - held in absence of appellant
Inventive step - (no)

Application title

SUBTILASE VARIANTS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T179111.20160407

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 335.487K)
T 0483/12 () of 1.3.2016

Online on

30.05.2016

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

1.3.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C08K 3/00
C08L 33/12
E03C 1/18

Application no.

05706956.9

Keywords

Verspätetes Vorbringen - offenkundige Vorbenutzung zugelassen (nein)- Argument hinsichtlich Identität des nächstliegenden Standes der Technik zugelassen (nein)
Neuheit - (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)
Ladung zur mündlichen Verhandlung vor Einspruchsabteilung
Ladung zur mündlichen Verhandlung - nicht von einer Partei berücksichtigt

Application title

GIESSMASSE, INSBESONDERE FÜR DIE HERSTELLUNG VON KÜCHENSPÜLEN, SANITÄRFORMKÖRPERN, KÜCHENARBEITSPLATTEN ODER DERGLEICHEN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T048312.20160301

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 496.307K)
T 0864/12 () of 3.12.2015

Online on

30.05.2016

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

3.12.2015

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08L 23/12
C08L 23/10
C08F 4/64
C08L 23/04

Application no.

98943014.5

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)

Application title

POLYPROPYLENE COMPOSITION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2015:T086412.20151203

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 354.397K)
T 1402/12 () of 19.5.2016

Online on

30.05.2016

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

19.5.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01N 21/35
G07G 1/00

Application no.

09170844.6

Keywords

Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

Method and apparatus for automated product identification in point of sale applications using terahertz radiation

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T140212.20160519

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 299.038K)
T 2154/12 () of 11.4.2016

Online on

30.05.2016

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

11.4.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B41J 2/175

Application no.

06012968.1

Keywords

Amendments - added subject-matter (yes)
Late-filed request - change of subject-matter
Reimbursement of appeal fee - substantial procedural violation (no)

Application title

Ink Cartridge

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T215412.20160411

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 418.631K)
T 1857/14 () of 11.3.2016

Online on

30.05.2016

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

11.3.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B62D 29/00

Application no.

08786427.8

Keywords

Neuheit und erfinderische Tätigkeit
Neuheit - nach Änderung bejaht

Application title

VERSTÄRKUNGSELEMENT ZUR VERSTÄRKUNG VON HOHLRÄUMEN VON STRUKTURELLEN BAUTEILEN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T185714.20160311

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 273.156K)
T 1554/15 () of 20.5.2016

Online on

30.05.2016

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

20.5.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F01D 5/28
C23C 28/00

Application no.

09179370.3

Keywords

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

Application title

A thermal barrier coating system for enhancing heat transfer of turbine engine components

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T155415.20160520

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 261.761K)
T 0732/11 () of 14.4.2016

Online on

27.05.2016

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

14.4.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G08B 25/14

Application no.

07006819.2

Keywords

Late-filed request - justification for late filing (no)
Appeal decision - remittal to the department of first instance (no)

Application title

Technician communications for automated building protection systems

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T073211.20160414

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 270.232K)
T 1172/11 () of 18.5.2016

Online on

27.05.2016

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

18.5.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01N 5/04
G01N 33/02
G01N 33/06
G01R 33/44
G01N 24/08
G01N 22/04

Application no.

08168316.1

Keywords

Clarity (amended claims - yes)
Inventive step (yes)

Application title

Method and apparatus for rapid fat content determination using NMR

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T117211.20160518

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 411.320K)
T 1296/11 () of 16.2.2016

Online on

27.05.2016

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

16.2.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

H01R 13/115
H01R 13/504
H01R 43/24
H02K 5/22

Application no.

01102297.7

Keywords

Neuheit - Hauptantrag (nein)
Änderungen - zulässig (nein) Hilfsantrag I
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hilfsantrag II (nein)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hilfsantrag III (ja)

Application title

Steckbarer Klemmenkasten

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T129611.20160216

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 376.401K)
T 1213/12 () of 10.5.2016

Online on

27.05.2016

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

10.5.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01L 21/20
C30B 29/38

Application no.

02021450.8

Keywords

Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

III-nitride epitaxial substrate, epitaxial substrate for III-nitride element and III-nitride element

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T121312.20160510

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 345.792K)
T 1274/13 () of 5.4.2016

Online on

27.05.2016

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

5.4.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A23L 3/16
A23L 3/22
A23L 1/01
A23L 1/212
A23L 1/29

Application no.

07017564.1

Keywords

Main request - novelty (yes); inventive step (no)
Auxiliary requests 1 to 6 - inventive step (no)
Late-filed auxiliary request 7 - admitted (no)

Application title

Process for producing infant food products

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T127413.20160405

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 492.367K)
T 1435/11 (Procédé enrobage microorganismes vivants injection substance … of 20.5.2016

Online on

25.05.2016

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

20.5.2016

Proc. language

FR

IPC

C12N 1/04
C12N 11/04
A23L 1/03
A23L 1/30
A61K 35/66

Application no.

01917167.7

Keywords

Recours du titulaire du brevet contre une décision de
revocation du brevet (irrecevable)
objet du recours pas claire

Application title

PROCEDE DE PRODUCTION DE PARTICULES CONTENANT DES MICROORGANISMES VIVANTS ENROBES.

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T143511.20160520

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 314.902K)
T 1563/13 () of 8.3.2016

Online on

25.05.2016

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

8.3.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C09J 161/28

Application no.

01915994.6

Keywords

Admissiblity of appeal (yes)
Transfer of opponent status (no)
Added subject-matter (no)
Sufficiency of disclosure (yes)
Inventive step (yes)
Late-filed documents
Late-filed document - admitted (no)

Application title

Adhesive system comprising etherified amino resins

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T156313.20160308

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 551.589K)
T 0261/14 () of 8.4.2016

Online on

25.05.2016

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

8.4.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B32B 27/32
B41M 5/40
C08J 5/18

Application no.

04807409.0

Keywords

Late-filed facts
Novelty - implicit disclosure of parameters
Inventive step
Sufficiency of disclosure

Application title

BIAXIALLY ORIENTED WHITE POLYPROPYLENE FILM FOR THERMAL TRANSFER RECORDING AND RECEIVING SHEET FOR THERMAL TRANSFER RECORDING THEREFROM

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T026114.20160408

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 499.761K)
T 0071/12 (Automated image document printing/OCE) of 28.4.2016

Online on

24.05.2016

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

28.4.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 3/12
G06F 17/24

Application no.

07107758.0

Keywords

Novelty - (no)

Application title

Automated job submitter for submitting a print job to a printer

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T007112.20160428

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 264.468K)
T 0379/12 (COMPOSITION POUR LA TEINTURE D'OXYDATION/ L'OREAL) of 10.3.2016

Online on

24.05.2016

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

10.3.2016

Proc. language

FR

IPC

A61Q 5/06
A61K 8/49
A61K 8/73

Application no.

01272053.8

Keywords

Moyens de preuve - recevabilité (oui)
Activité inventive -Requête principale et requête subsidiaire 1 (non)
Activité inventive - solution évidente -requête subsidiaire 2: (oui) -solution non évidente

Application title

COMPOSITION POUR LA TEINTURE D'OXYDATION DES FIBRES KERATINIQUES COMPRENANT UN AMINO PYRAZOLE ET UN COMPOSE CELLULOSIQUE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T037912.20160310

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 394.499K)
T 0442/12 () of 12.4.2016

Online on

24.05.2016

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

12.4.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C08L 83/04

Application no.

07113472.0

Keywords

Spät eingereichter Antrag - zugelassen (ja)
Änderungen - unzulässige Erweiterung (nein)
Änderungen - Erweiterung des Patentanspruchs (nein)
Ausreichende Offenbarung - (ja)
Beschwerdeentscheidung - Zurückverweisung an die erste Instanz (ja)
Rückzahlung der Beschwerdegebühr - (nein)

Application title

Vernetzbare Massen auf der Basis von Organosiliciumverbindungen

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T044212.20160412

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 574.574K)
T 0493/12 () of 1.3.2016

Online on

24.05.2016

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

1.3.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07C 51/25
C07C 57/04
F28D 7/16
B01J 12/00
B01J 19/24

Application no.

01110529.3

Keywords

Main request: inventive step (no) - obvious alternative
Auxiliary requests 2 and 2tris: admissibility (yes) - subject-matter restricted to that of a different category for which no negative decision had been issued
Auxiliary request 2: amendments occasioned by ground for opposition (no)
Auxiliary request 2tris: remittal
Apportionment of costs (no)
Apportionment of costs - no abuse of procedure
Apportionment of future costs (no) - Board not in possession of necessary facts
Request for acceleration of proceedings before the Opposition Division (no) - not in the Board's power

Application title

Method for starting up reactor and reactor system

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T049312.20160301

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 431.455K)
T 0577/12 () of 13.11.2015

Online on

24.05.2016

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

13.11.2015

Proc. language

FR

IPC

C08L 77/00
C08L 77/02
C08L 77/06
C08K 5/00

Application no.

03290360.1

Keywords

Nouveauté - (oui)
Activité inventive - (oui)
Objection selon la règle 106 CBE - rejetée

Application title

Composition à base de polyamide pour des tuyaux flexibles contenant du pétrole ou du gaz

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2015:T057712.20151113

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 516.259K)
T 0784/12 () of 4.2.2016

Online on

24.05.2016

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

4.2.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A61K 8/02
A61K 8/81
A61Q 5/06
A61Q 5/12

Application no.

03014580.9

Keywords

Neuheit (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit (nein) - Stand der Technik lehrt nicht vom Erfindungsgegenstand weg

Application title

Haarpflegeprodukt

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T078412.20160204

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 297.568K)
T 0572/13 () of 19.4.2016

Online on

24.05.2016

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

19.4.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B22F 3/105

Application no.

03768447.9

Keywords

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

Application title

ARRANGEMENT AND METHOD FOR PRODUCTION OF A THREE DIMENSIONAL OBJECT

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T057213.20160419

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 389.872K)
T 1412/11 () of 15.12.2015

Online on

23.05.2016

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

15.12.2015

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B32B 27/12
D04H 13/00
A61F 13/15
C08J 5/18

Application no.

98946033.2

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)

Application title

BREATHABLE ELASTIC FILM AND LAMINATE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2015:T141211.20151215

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 434.173K)
T 0412/12 () of 4.3.2016

Online on

23.05.2016

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

4.3.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A47L 15/42

Application no.

02805289.2

Keywords

Änderungen - Haupt- u Hilfsanträge 1-3 (nicht zulässig), Hilfsantrag 4 (zulässig)
Zulässigkeit - Hilfsantrag 0 (nein)
Klarheitseinwand - Hilfsantrag 4 (nicht zulässig)
Ausführbarkeit - Anspruch 1 Hilfsantrag 4 (ja)
Neuheit u erfinderische Tätigkeit
Neuheit - Anspruch 1 Hilfsantrag 4 (ja)

Application title

GESCHIRRSPÜLMASCHINE MIT EINER UMSTEUEREINRICHTUNG

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T041212.20160304

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 472.929K)
T 2278/12 (GRAPHICAL USER INTERFACE FOR DISPLAYING STRUCTURED ELECTRONIC … of 15.4.2016

Online on

23.05.2016

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

15.4.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 3/048

Application no.

07814690.9

Keywords

Inventive step - (yes)
Inventive step - after amendment

Application title

PORTABLE ELECTRONIC DEVICE, METHOD, AND GRAPHICAL USER INTERFACE FOR DISPLAYING STRUCTURED ELECTRONIC DOCUMENTS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T227812.20160415

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 302.467K)
T 2109/14 () of 17.3.2016

Online on

23.05.2016

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

17.3.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01N 27/416
G01N 33/28
E21B 47/10
G01N 27/30
G01N 27/333

Application no.

04820962.1

Keywords

Added subject-matter - (main request: yes)
Admissibility of amended request filed during oral proceedings - (first auxiliary request: no)
Remittal for further prosecution - (second auxiliary request: yes)

Application title

ELECTRO-CHEMICAL PH SENSOR

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T210914.20160317

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 431.064K)
T 2320/11 () of 28.4.2016

Online on

20.05.2016

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

28.4.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

D06C 23/00

Application no.

02772389.9

Keywords

Einspruchsgründe - Erfinderische Tätigkeit
Einspruchsgründe - (ja)
Einspruchsgründe - deutliche und vollständige Offenbarung (ja)

Application title

VERFAHREN ZUR FARBLOSEN, PLASTISCHEN MUSTERUNG UND VERFESTIGUNG EINER WARENBAHN UND VORRICHTUNG ZUR DURCHFÜHRUNG DES VERFAHRENS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T232011.20160428

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 399.978K)
T 0379/13 (Fällungskieselsäure/Evonik) of 8.1.2016

Online on

20.05.2016

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

8.1.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C01B 33/193

Application no.

04700700.0

Keywords

Priorität - Identität der Erfindung (nein)
Neuheit - (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hauptantrag (nein)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hilfsantrag (ja)

Application title

SPEZIELL GEFÜLLTE KIESELSÄUREN FÜR GUMMIANWENDUNGEN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T037913.20160108

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 433.331K)
T 1641/13 (Air filter/DONALDSON) of 6.4.2016

Online on

20.05.2016

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

6.4.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B01D 46/52

Application no.

05760294.8

Keywords

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

Application title

Air filter arrangement

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T164113.20160406

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 421.519K)
T 0028/13 () of 3.5.2016

Online on

19.05.2016

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

3.5.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C01B 15/023

Application no.

03742497.5

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - nicht naheliegende Alternative

Application title

VERFAHREN ZUR HERSTELLUNG VON WASSERSTOFFPEROXID

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T002813.20160503

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 370.893K)
T 0061/14 () of 15.3.2016

Online on

19.05.2016

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

15.3.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61L 24/00
A61L 24/06

Application no.

07710404.0

Keywords

Sufficiency of disclosure - (no) all requests

Application title

POROUS INTRAVASCULAR EMBOLIZATION PARTICLES AND METHODS OF MAKING THEM

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T006114.20160315

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 333.254K)
T 0861/14 () of 7.4.2016

Online on

19.05.2016

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

7.4.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F16H 45/02

Application no.

09165960.7

Keywords

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

Application title

Hydrodynamische Kopplungseinrichtung

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T086114.20160407

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 342.481K)
T 0559/10 () of 12.11.2015

Online on

18.05.2016

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

12.11.2015

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B42D 15/10

Application no.

96914754.5

Keywords

Statement not to attend oral proceedings amounts to a
withdrawal of the request for oral proceedings
Admissibility of requests - (yes)
Inventive step - (no)

Application title

Paired Optically Variable Device with Optically Variable Pigments

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2015:T055910.20151112

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 319.886K)
T 0076/11 (Albumin fusion proteins/HGS) of 24.11.2015

Online on

18.05.2016

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

24.11.2015

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07K 1/00
C07K 14/765

Application no.

06076852.0

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)

Application title

Albumin fusion proteins

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2015:T007611.20151124

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 318.486K)
T 1440/11 () of 18.2.2016

Online on

18.05.2016

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

18.2.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01S 5/14

Application no.

07111046.4

Keywords

Amendments - added subject-matter (no)
Claims - clarity (yes)
Sufficiency of disclosure - completeness of disclosure
Remittal to the department of first instance

Application title

Method of detecting erroneous GPS ground speed on ground

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T144011.20160218

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 315.557K)
T 1318/12 () of 13.1.2016

Online on

18.05.2016

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

13.1.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B60R 21/26

Application no.

99934270.2

Keywords

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

Application title

ADAPTIVE OUTPUT INFLATOR

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T131812.20160113

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 488.422K)
T 1386/12 () of 10.3.2016

Online on

18.05.2016

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

10.3.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A63F 13/04

Application no.

07112880.5

Keywords

Amendments - added subject-matter (no)
Sufficiency of disclosure - (yes)
Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)
Late-filed argument - admitted (no)
Remittal to the department of first instance - special reasons for not remitting the case

Application title

Game operating device

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T138612.20160310

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 482.657K)
T 2405/12 () of 11.5.2016

Online on

18.05.2016

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

11.5.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61F 13/15

Application no.

97949545.4

Keywords

Withdrawal of approval of any text for maintenance of the patent

Application title

HETEROGENEOUS SURGE MATERIAL FOR ABSORBENT ARTICLES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T240512.20160511

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 243.791K)
T 0214/13 () of 22.4.2016

Online on

18.05.2016

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

22.4.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F27D 1/16

Application no.

02000285.3

Keywords

-

Application title

Spray method for monolithic refractories

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T021413.20160422

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 222.356K)
T 0382/13 () of 12.4.2016

Online on

18.05.2016

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

12.4.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 9/20

Application no.

08717753.1

Keywords

Inventive step - main and auxiliary requests (no)

Application title

Pharmaceutical composition

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T038213.20160412

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 405.976K)
T 0474/13 () of 8.3.2016

Online on

18.05.2016

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

8.3.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

D21F 3/02
D21F 3/04

Application no.

03708090.0

Keywords

-

Application title

GLÄTTVORRICHTUNG

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T047413.20160308

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 336.096K)
T 0582/13 (Lagerstabile Bleichmittelzusammensetzungen/HENKEL) of 21.4.2016

Online on

18.05.2016

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

21.4.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B01J 13/02
B01J 13/04
C11D 3/50

Application no.

04739696.5

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - nächstliegender Stand der Technik
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - nicht naheliegende Lösung

Application title

LAGERSTABILE BLEICHMITTELZUSAMMENSETZUNGEN AUF BASIS VON PEROXYCARBONSUREN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T058213.20160421

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 304.798K)
T 0625/13 (Cu/Al oxide catalyst / BASF) of 10.3.2016

Online on

18.05.2016

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

10.3.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B01J 23/72
B01D 53/86
B01J 23/00
C07C 37/16
C01B 3/58
C07C 231/06
C07C 67/40
C07C 45/29
C07C 45/00
C07C 209/16

Application no.

08155700.1

Keywords

Added subject-matter (auxiliary requests 3 to 10) (yes)
Admissibility of auxiliary request 11 filed during oral proceedings (no)

Application title

Copper-aluminum mixed oxide catalyst, its preparation and use thereof

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T062513.20160310

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 454.562K)
T 1335/13 () of 14.4.2016

Online on

18.05.2016

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

14.4.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A47B 81/00
A47B 88/14

Application no.

04101739.3

Keywords

-

Application title

Eckschrankauszugvorrichtung

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T133513.20160414

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 318.376K)
T 1937/13 () of 16.2.2016

Online on

18.05.2016

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

16.2.2016

Proc. language

FR

IPC

B61B 12/10

Application no.

00402214.1

Keywords

Extension de l'objet de la demande (oui)
Recevabilité des requêtes auxiliaires (non)

Application title

Gare de téléphérique inclinée

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T193713.20160216

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 381.379K)
T 2386/13 () of 6.4.2016

Online on

18.05.2016

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

6.4.2016

Proc. language

FR

IPC

B60S 1/38

Application no.

05728301.2

Keywords

Recevabilité de la nouvelle requête (oui)
Nouveauté - (oui)
Activité inventive - (oui)

Application title

BALAI D'ESSUIE-GLACE DE TYPE FLAT-BLADE COMPORTANT UN DÉFLECTEUR AÉRODYNAMIQUE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T238613.20160406

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 407.542K)
T 0788/14 (Tolerogenic therapeutic antibody/ISIS) of 1.10.2015

Online on

18.05.2016

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

1.10.2015

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 39/395
C07K 19/00

Application no.

01974480.4

Keywords

Main request - subject-matter extends beyond the content of the application as filed (no)
Remittal to the department of first instance - (yes)

Application title

Therapeutic and tolerance inducing antibodies

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2015:T078814.20151001

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 344.904K)
T 0496/15 () of 11.3.2016

Online on

18.05.2016

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

11.3.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F16J 9/06

Application no.

08748756.7

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - ja

Application title

Ölabstreifring

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T049615.20160311

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 403.185K)
T 1863/15 () of 28.4.2016

Online on

18.05.2016

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

28.4.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 39/13

Application no.

07803334.7

Keywords

Admissibility of appeal - missing statement of grounds

Application title

COMBINATION VACCINE HAVING REDUCED POLIO VIRUS ANTIGEN QUANTITIES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T186315.20160428

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 224.069K)
T 1785/15 () of 9.5.2016

Online on

17.05.2016

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

9.5.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A47K 10/34
B65H 26/08
A47K 10/36

Application no.

09756869.5

Keywords

Admissibility of appeal - party adversely affected by decision (no)
Correction of error - grant decision
Reimbursement of appeal fee - (yes)
Reimbursement of appeal fee - legitimate expectation

Application title

DISPENSER WITH LOW-MATERIAL SENSING SYSTEM

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T178515.20160509

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 287.455K)
T 2582/11 () of 9.5.2016

Online on

13.05.2016

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

9.5.2016

Proc. language

FR

IPC

B21D 22/20
C22C 21/06

Application no.

04713927.4

Keywords

Renvoi à la première instance - vice majeur dans la procédure de première instance (oui)
Remboursement de la taxe de recours - (oui)

Application title

PROCEDE D'EMBOUTISSAGE A TIEDE DE PIECES EN ALLIAGE Al-Mg

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T258211.20160509

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 234.615K)
T 0092/12 () of 11.12.2015

Online on

13.05.2016

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

11.12.2015

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A22C 21/02
A22C 21/04

Application no.

02012165.3

Keywords

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

Application title

Verfahren und Vorrichtung zur Vorbereitung von geschlachtetem Geflügel auf das Rupfen

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2015:T009212.20151211

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 346.013K)
T 0621/12 () of 27.4.2016

Online on

13.05.2016

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

27.4.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01N 21/64
G01N 33/58
G06F 19/00

Application no.

07874167.5

Keywords

Claims - clarity
Claims - main request (no)
Late-filed auxiliary requests - amendments after arrangement of oral proceedings
Late-filed auxiliary requests - need for additional search (yes)
Late-filed auxiliary requests - admitted (no)

Application title

QUANTITATIVE, MULTISPECTRAL IMAGE ANALYSIS OF TISSUE SPECIMENS STAINED WITH QUANTUM DOTS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T062112.20160427

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 349.602K)
T 2184/12 () of 8.4.2016

Online on

13.05.2016

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

8.4.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A63F 13/10

Application no.

07815223.8

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)

Application title

FEATURE GAME PLAYED ON A GAMING SYSTEM

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T218412.20160408

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 345.795K)
T 2321/12 () of 21.4.2016

Online on

13.05.2016

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

21.4.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A63F 13/12

Application no.

03019666.1

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)

Application title

Game system and game program

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T232112.20160421

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 320.045K)
T 1168/13 () of 5.4.2016

Online on

13.05.2016

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

5.4.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F02B 37/04

Application no.

08785079.8

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Anspruch 1 neuer Hauptantrag (ja)

Application title

DRUCKLUFTSYSTEM

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T116813.20160405

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 313.002K)
T 1230/13 () of 24.2.2016

Online on

13.05.2016

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

24.2.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A47J 31/40

Application no.

06701684.0

Keywords

Clarity - claim 1 of the main request (yes)
Inventive step - main request (yes)

Application title

METHOD OF PREPARING A NUTRITIONAL COMPOSITION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T123013.20160224

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 282.038K)
T 0089/14 () of 22.4.2016

Online on

13.05.2016

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

22.4.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B64C 9/02
E04C 2/292

Application no.

07873787.1

Keywords

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

Application title

METHOD OF FABRICATING AN INTERNAL FINGER JOINT

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T008914.20160422

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 338.444K)
T 1400/14 () of 4.2.2016

Online on

13.05.2016

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

4.2.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A23L 1/29
A23L 1/30

Application no.

05075390.4

Keywords

"All requests: Extension beyond the content of the earlier application as filed (yes)"

Application title

Infant formula containing prebiotic additive

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T140014.20160204

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 365.499K)
T 1937/14 () of 5.2.2016

Online on

13.05.2016

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

5.2.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A23L 1/29

Application no.

05075549.5

Keywords

"All requests: Extension beyond the content of the earlier application as filed (yes)"

Application title

Infant formula with improved fat composition

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T193714.20160205

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 353.562K)
D 0001/15 () of 4.5.2016

Online on

12.05.2016

Board

DBA

Decision date

4.5.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

-

Application no.

-

Keywords

-

Application title

-

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:D000115.20160504

Distribution

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 31.350K)
D 0002/15 () of 4.5.2016

Online on

12.05.2016

Board

DBA

Decision date

4.5.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

-

Application no.

-

Keywords

-

Application title

-

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:D000215.20160504

Distribution

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 29.254K)
T 2454/13 () of 4.4.2016

Online on

12.05.2016

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

4.4.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A01G 9/02

Application no.

03740273.2

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Anspruch 1 (ja)

Application title

PFLANZENBEHÄLTER

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T245413.20160404

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 275.289K)
T 0737/15 (Tensidkombination/HENKEL) of 27.4.2016

Online on

12.05.2016

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

27.4.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C11D 1/94
C11D 3/20
C11D 17/00

Application no.

05007381.6

Keywords

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

Application title

Tensidkombination

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T073715.20160427

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 299.210K)
T 0104/11 (Programmable delay/FREESCALE SEMICONDUCTOR) of 14.1.2016

Online on

10.05.2016

Board

3.5.07

Decision date

14.1.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G11C 7/22
G11C 7/00
G11C 16/32
G11C 16/26
H03K 5/13

Application no.

99118540.6

Keywords

Claims - clarity
Claims - main request (no)
Inventive step - auxiliary request I (yes)

Application title

Programmable delay control in a memory

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T010411.20160114

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 333.525K)
T 1081/11 () of 22.4.2016

Online on

10.05.2016

Board

3.5.04

Decision date

22.4.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04N 7/52
H04N 5/445

Application no.

04793461.7

Keywords

Amendments - added subject-matter (yes)

Application title

RECORDING MEDIUM AND RECORDING AND REPRODUCING METHODS AND APPARATUSES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T108111.20160422

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 270.376K)
T 2543/11 () of 26.4.2016

Online on

10.05.2016

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

26.4.2016

Proc. language

FR

IPC

B23B 31/12

Application no.

03356152.3

Keywords

Nouveauté - (oui)
Activité inventive - (oui)

Application title

Mandrin porte-outil à système de verrouillage

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T254311.20160426

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Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 276.481K)
T 1671/12 () of 8.4.2016

Online on

10.05.2016

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

8.4.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A47C 1/13

Application no.

07785955.1

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (nein)

Application title

EINRICHTUNG ZUR SITZPLATZNUMERIERUNG DER EINZELNEN SITZE VON IN HALLEN, SÄLEN ODER DERGLEICHEN AUFGESTELLTEN SITZREIHEN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T167112.20160408

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D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 366.500K)
T 2229/13 () of 26.4.2016

Online on

10.05.2016

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

26.4.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C09K 8/506
C09K 8/508
C09K 8/512

Application no.

07794677.0

Keywords

Sufficiency of disclosure - (no)
Sufficiency of disclosure - all requests

Application title

WEIGHTED ZERO SOLIDS LOSS CIRCULATION, FLUID LOSS AND INSULATING ANNULAR SPACE FLUID SYSTEMS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T222913.20160426

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D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 273.681K)
T 2471/13 (Cleansing composition/UNILEVER) of 13.1.2016

Online on

10.05.2016

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

13.1.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 8/73
A61K 8/36
A61Q 19/10

Application no.

05744764.1

Keywords

Prior art document filed with the statement of grounds and objections based thereon could and should have been filed in first instance proceedings - not admitted irrespective of the potential relevance thereof
Novelty - main request (yes)

Application title

PERSONAL PRODUCT LIQUID CLEANSERS COMPRISING COMBINED FATTY ACID AND WATER SOLUBLE OR WATER SWELLABLE STARCH STRUCTURING SYSTEM

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T247113.20160113

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D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 348.160K)
T 1673/11 (Treatment of Pompe's disease/GENZYME) of 20.10.2015

Online on

06.05.2016

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

20.10.2015

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12N 9/24
A01N 37/18
A61K 38/43
A61P 3/00

Application no.

99965162.3

Keywords

Article 123(3) EPC: Change from a claim under the provisions of the EPC 1973 invoking the legal fiction according to G 5/83to a claim under the provisions of Article 54(5) EPC 2000 (not allowable)

Application title

TREATMENT OF POMPE'S DISEASE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2015:T167311.20151020

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 370.171K)
T 0985/11 (Delta-4 desaturase/ABBOTT) of 9.9.2015

Online on

04.05.2016

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

9.9.2015

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A01H 1/00
A01H 5/00
A23D 9/00
A61K 31/20
C07C 53/00
C07H 21/04
C12N 9/02
C12N 1/20
C12N 5/02
C12N 15/00
C12P 7/64

Application no.

02731579.5

Keywords

Main request, auxiliary requests 1 and 2 - inventive step (no)
Auxiliary request 3 - inventive step (yes)
Remittal (yes)
Referral (no)

Application title

Delta-4 desaturase genes and uses thereof

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2015:T098511.20150909

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C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 469.987K)
T 2205/12 () of 8.4.2016

Online on

04.05.2016

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

8.4.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61B 5/00

Application no.

01959449.8

Keywords

Claims - clarity
Claims - main request, second and fourth auxiliary request (no)
Admissibility of first and third auxiliary request (no) - not admitted in the first-instance proceedings

Application title

SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR PROVIDING INFORMATION CONCERNING CHROMOPHORES IN PHYSIOLOGICAL MEDIA

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T220512.20160408

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 377.840K)
T 2266/13 () of 4.2.2016

Online on

04.05.2016

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

4.2.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B60Q 1/00
B60Q 1/28

Application no.

04014809.0

Keywords

Mit der Beschwerdebegründung zitiertes Dokument- Zulassung in das Verfahren (ja)
Zurückverweisung an die erste Instanz - (nein)
Neuheit - (nein)

Application title

Beleuchtungseinrichtung für ein Fahrzeug

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T226613.20160204

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 314.790K)
T 0055/11 () of 16.2.2016

Online on

03.05.2016

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

16.2.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B29B 11/16

Application no.

03816138.6

Keywords

Extension beyond the contents of the application as filed - no
Sufficiency of disclosure - yes
Inventive step - yes (after amendment)
Admittance of new arguments presented for the first time during oral proceedings - yes (cf point 2)

Application title

Pre-form and method of preparing a pre-form

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T005511.20160216

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 347.776K)
T 1908/12 () of 4.2.2016

Online on

03.05.2016

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

4.2.2016

Proc. language

FR

IPC

F16L 15/00

Application no.

02804243.0

Keywords

Modifications - extension de l'objet de la demande (non)
Nouveauté - (oui)
Activité inventive - (oui)

Application title

Joint fileté tubulaire supérieur comprenant au moins un élément fileté avec lèvre d'extrémité

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T190812.20160204

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D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 568.178K)
T 0222/13 () of 20.1.2016

Online on

03.05.2016

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

20.1.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B41J 2/175

Application no.

07005157.8

Keywords

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

Application title

Ink-jet printing apparatus and ink cartridge therefor

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T022213.20160120

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 428.202K)
T 1485/13 () of 22.2.2016

Online on

03.05.2016

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

22.2.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B41J 3/28
B41J 3/407
B41J 3/44
B41J 11/00
B44C 5/04
H04N 1/00
B41J 2/165
B41J 2/21

Application no.

06023120.6

Keywords

Neuheit - Hauptantrag (nein)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hilfsanträge 1, 3 und 4 (nein)
Geänderte Ansprüche in Widerspruch zu Regel 137 (4) EPÜ in der vom 13. Dezember 2007 bis zum 31. März 2010 geltenden Fassung - Hilfsantrag 2

Application title

Vorrichtung zum Bemustern von Werkstücken

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T148513.20160222

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D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 499.804K)
T 1716/13 (Expression eines Gens II/ALNYLAM) of 1.10.2015

Online on

03.05.2016

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

1.10.2015

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C12N 15/11
A61K 31/713

Application no.

02003683.6

Keywords

Hauptantrag - Neuheit (nein)
1. Hilfsantrag - Klarheit (ja)
Neuheit (ja)
Zurückverweisung an die Einspruchsabteilung

Application title

Verfahren und Medikament zur Hemmung der Expression eines vorgegebenen Gens

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2015:T171613.20151001

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 467.936K)
T 1145/10 (Document region protection/MICROSOFT TECHNOLOGY LICENSING) of 26.2.2016

Online on

02.05.2016

Board

3.5.07

Decision date

26.2.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 17/24
G06F 1/00
G06F 17/60

Application no.

04102462.1

Keywords

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

Application title

Method and apparatus for protecting regions of an electronic document

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T114510.20160226

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 407.997K)
T 2343/10 (Data matching using FPGA/IP RESERVOIR) of 23.2.2016

Online on

02.05.2016

Board

3.5.07

Decision date

23.2.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 17/30

Application no.

03729000.4

Keywords

Amendments - added subject-matter (yes) main request and auxiliary requests 1-9
Inventive step - (no) auxiliary requests 10 and 11

Application title

Associative database searching using FPGA devices

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T234310.20160223

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D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 545.312K)
T 1739/11 () of 26.4.2016

Online on

02.05.2016

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

26.4.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G01N 21/85
G01N 21/27
B07C 5/342

Application no.

99924971.7

Keywords

Ausreichende Offenbarung - (geänderter Hauptantrag: ja)
Neuheit und erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)

Application title

VERFAHREN UND VORRICHTUNG ZUR DETEKTION UND UNTERSCHEIDUNG ZWISCHEN KONTAMINATIONEN UND GUTSTOFFEN SOWIE ZWISCHEN VERSCHIEDENEN FARBEN IN FESTSTOFFPARTIKELN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T173911.20160426

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D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 403.312K)
T 1777/11 () of 7.4.2016

Online on

02.05.2016

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

7.4.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

H03K 19/09
H03K 19/21

Application no.

06022283.3

Keywords

Ausreichende Offenbarung - Ausführbarkeit (nein) : Hauptantrag, Hilfsanträge 1 bis 4, 10 und 11
Neuheit - (nein) : Hilfsanträge 5, 7 und 8
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (nein) : Hilfsanträge 6, 9 und 12

Application title

Einkanalige sichere Schaltung für den Ausgang eines Bus-Teilnehmers

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T177711.20160407

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 347.573K)
T 2466/11 (Channel estimation by interpolation of pilot symbols/OPTIS WIRELESS) of 17.2.2016

Online on

02.05.2016

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

17.2.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04L 25/02
H04L 27/26

Application no.

04797825.9

Keywords

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

Application title

CHANNEL ESTIMATION BY ADAPTIVE INTERPOLATION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T246611.20160217

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 286.195K)
T 0226/12 () of 8.4.2016

Online on

02.05.2016

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

8.4.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B31F 1/07

Application no.

05011455.2

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit (ja)

Application title

Mehrlagiges Flächenprodukt

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T022612.20160408

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 379.981K)
T 0509/12 () of 24.2.2016

Online on

02.05.2016

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

24.2.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B41F 33/00
B41F 33/16

Application no.

01118667.3

Keywords

Unzulässige Erweiterung (nein)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit (nein)

Application title

Druckmaschine

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T050912.20160224

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 371.381K)
T 1075/12 () of 26.4.2016

Online on

02.05.2016

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

26.4.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 8/49
A61Q 5/10

Application no.

03020454.9

Keywords

Amendments - allowable (yes): restriction of a generic chemical formula
Amendments - no singling out of a particular combination of features not originally disclosed

Application title

Hair dye composition comprising methine dye

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T107512.20160426

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 317.756K)
T 1438/12 (GRAPHICAL USER INTERFACE FOR DETERMINING COMMANDS BY APPLYING … of 8.3.2016

Online on

02.05.2016

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

8.3.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 3/048

Application no.

07841984.3

Keywords

Late-filed auxiliary requests - justification for late filing (yes)
Inventive step - (no)
Amendments - added subject-matter (yes)

Application title

TOUCH SCREEN DEVICE, METHOD, AND GRAPHICAL USER INTERFACE FOR DETERMINING COMMANDS BY APPLYING HEURISTICS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T143812.20160308

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D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 332.400K)
T 1720/12 () of 15.4.2016

Online on

02.05.2016

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

15.4.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B41J 33/36
B41J 33/54

Application no.

01965403.7

Keywords

Inadmissible extension (yes: main request; no: first auxiliary request)
Sufficiency of disclosure (yes)
Remittal to the department of first instance

Application title

Tape drive and printing apparatus

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T172012.20160415

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 433.213K)
T 2525/12 () of 11.2.2016

Online on

02.05.2016

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

11.2.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61M 25/01
A61M 25/00

Application no.

02748637.2

Keywords

First auxiliary request - admitted (yes)
Remittal to the department of first instance - (no)
Amendments - added subject-matter (no)
Sufficiency of disclosure - (yes)
Priority - basis in priority document (yes)
Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

A CATHETER DEVICE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T252512.20160211

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 561.004K)
T 0342/13 () of 4.3.2016

Online on

02.05.2016

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

4.3.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B62D 5/04

Application no.

04009152.2

Keywords

Novelty (Main Request) NO
Inventive Step (First auxiliary request) YES

Application title

Electric power steering apparatus

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T034213.20160304

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 315.411K)
T 2175/13 (Clock recovery/ATI) of 25.4.2016

Online on

02.05.2016

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

25.4.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04L 7/033

Application no.

06787898.3

Keywords

Clarity - (yes, after amendment)
Remittal to the first instance for further prosecution - (yes)

Application title

Bit-deskewing input output method and system

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T217513.20160425

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 294.431K)
T 2194/13 () of 25.2.2016

Online on

02.05.2016

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

25.2.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

E21B 43/17
E21B 43/22
C09K 8/584
C09K 8/62

Application no.

06827569.2

Keywords

Inventive step - (no) - all requests

Application title

METHODS FOR RECOVERING OIL FROM AN OIL RESERVOIR

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T219413.20160225

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 418.474K)
T 0823/14 (Touch event model/APPLE) of 17.3.2016

Online on

02.05.2016

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

17.3.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 3/048

Application no.

09154313.2

Keywords

Novelty - main request (yes)
Novelty - prior European application
Remittal to the department of first instance - (yes)

Application title

Touch event model

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T082314.20160317

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 314.870K)
T 1160/14 () of 12.4.2016

Online on

02.05.2016

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

12.4.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61F 2/82

Application no.

03754743.7

Keywords

Amendments - added subject-matter
Late-filed auxiliary request

Application title

STENT WITH IMPROVED FLEXIBILITY

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T116014.20160412

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 361.620K)
T 0767/15 () of 14.4.2016

Online on

02.05.2016

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

14.4.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B66F 9/07
B66F 9/08

Application no.

09450162.4

Keywords

Neuheit - Hauptantrag (nein)
Spät eingereichte Hilfsanträge 1 und 2
Spät eingereichte Hilfsanträge - Anträge eindeutig gewährbar (nein)

Application title

Regalbediengerät mit einem Mast

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T076715.20160414

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 332.328K)
T 0003/16 (Pipe Calibration Of Omnidirectional Microphones/ALIPH) of 26.4.2016

Online on

02.05.2016

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

26.4.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04R 29/00

Application no.

11760086.6

Keywords

Admissibility of appeal - missing statement of grounds

Application title

Pipe calibration of omnidirectional microphones

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T000316.20160426

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 219.884K)

April 2016

T 2098/10 () of 14.12.2015

Online on

29.04.2016

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

14.12.2015

Proc. language

DE

IPC

H02K 55/04

Application no.

02792603.9

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (nein)
Änderungen - Erweiterung des Patentanspruchs (nein)

Application title

SCHIFFSANTRIEB

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2015:T209810.20151214

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 468.446K)
T 1935/11 () of 18.4.2016

Online on

29.04.2016

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

18.4.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B66B 1/30
B66B 5/02

Application no.

06794088.2

Keywords

Novelty - (no)

Application title

ELEVATOR CONTROL SYSTEM FOR REGENERATIVE POWER

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T193511.20160418

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 300.468K)
T 2523/11 () of 12.4.2016

Online on

29.04.2016

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

12.4.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

D03D 11/00
D04H 3/00

Application no.

02770665.4

Keywords

Amendments - correction of errors (no)
Amendments - allowable (no)

Application title

HIGH-SPEED SPUN-BOND PRODUCTION OF NON-WOVEN FABRICS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T252311.20160412

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 340.094K)
T 2086/13 () of 2.2.2016

Online on

29.04.2016

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

2.2.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61L 9/14
B01D 1/16
A61L 9/00

Application no.

03707697.3

Keywords

Insufficiency of disclosure (yes) - all requests

Application title

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR EVAPORATING MULTI-COMPONENT LIQUIDS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T208613.20160202

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 370.904K)
T 1370/14 () of 1.3.2016

Online on

29.04.2016

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

1.3.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

E06B 1/02
E06B 1/32
E06B 1/56
E06B 1/60

Application no.

08425591.8

Keywords

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

Application title

Prefabricated door or window frame unit with an insulating surround

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T137014.20160301

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 334.938K)
T 1494/11 (Immunoglobulin concentrate/LAURIDSEN) of 8.4.2016

Online on

28.04.2016

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

8.4.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 39/395
A61K 39/00
A61K 39/12
A61K 39/15
A61P 11/00

Application no.

02736484.3

Keywords

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

Application title

Methods and compositions for modulating the immune system of animals

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T149411.20160408

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 327.091K)
T 1873/11 () of 25.2.2016

Online on

28.04.2016

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

25.2.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G08C 17/02

Application no.

02776766.4

Keywords

Spät eingereichter Antrag - zugelassen (nein) - Hauptantrag
Spät eingereichte Anträge - vor der Einspruchsabteilung zurückgenommene Anträge - Hilfsanträge I und II
Vorlage an die Große Beschwerdekammer - (nein)
Änderungen - unzulässige Erweiterung (ja) - Hilfsanträge III und IV
Spät eingereichter Hilfsantrag - Antrag eindeutig gewährbar (nein) - Hilfsantrag V

Application title

Drahtloses Sensorsystem

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T187311.20160225

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 521.998K)
T 2324/11 () of 5.4.2016

Online on

28.04.2016

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

5.4.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01L 33/00

Application no.

05808825.3

Keywords

Amendments - added subject-matter (yes, auxiliary requests 9-18)
Inventive step - (yes, auxiliary request 20)

Application title

METHODS OF COATING SEMICONDUCTOR LIGHT EMITTING ELEMENTS BY EVAPORATING SOLVENT FROM A SUSPENSION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T232411.20160405

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 417.189K)
T 1588/12 (Automatic network configuration/INTEL) of 26.2.2016

Online on

28.04.2016

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

26.2.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04L 12/24

Application no.

04755704.6

Keywords

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

Application title

SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR DYNAMICALLY CONFIGURING AND TRANSITIONING WIRED AND WIRELESS NETWORKS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T158812.20160226

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 270.026K)
T 2325/12 () of 19.4.2016

Online on

28.04.2016

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

19.4.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 8/42

Application no.

04755980.2

Keywords

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

Application title

MOUTH RINSE COMPOSITIONS CONTAINING N-ACYL-ARGININE ALKYL ESTER SALTS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T232512.20160419

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 348.188K)
T 2403/12 (dsRNA zur Hemmung der Genexpression/ALNYLAM) of 30.9.2015

Online on

28.04.2016

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

30.9.2015

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C12N 15/11
A61K 31/713

Application no.

05002454.6

Keywords

Verstoß gegen Artikel 76(1) bzw. 123(2) EPÜ (nein)
Zurückverweisung an die Einspruchsabteilung

Application title

Doppelsträngige RNA (dsRNA) zur Hemmung der Expression eines vorgegebenen Gens

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2015:T240312.20150930

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 428.639K)
T 0048/14 (Magnetpartikel/SIEMENS HEALTHCARE) of 16.3.2016

Online on

28.04.2016

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

16.3.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

H01F 1/36
C12N 15/10

Application no.

06762032.8

Keywords

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

Application title

MAGNETPARTIKEL MIT EINER GESCHLOSSENEN, ULTRADÜNNEN SILIKASCHICHT, VERFAHREN ZU DEREN HERSTELLUNG UND VERWENDUNG

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T004814.20160316

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 327.299K)
T 1510/14 (Cu/Al catalyst / BASF CORP.) of 5.4.2016

Online on

28.04.2016

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

5.4.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B01J 23/72
C07C 209/60

Application no.

97917586.6

Keywords

Main Request - added subject matter (yes)
Auxiliary Request filed in the course of the appeal proceedings - not clearly allowable (not admitted)

Application title

PREPARATION OF Cu/Al CATALYSTS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T151014.20160405

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 433.920K)
T 0200/13 () of 17.3.2016

Online on

27.04.2016

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

17.3.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B63H 25/38
B63H 25/52
B63B 3/40

Application no.

07023105.5

Keywords

Neuheit (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit (ja)

Application title

Ruder für Schiffe

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T020013.20160317

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 296.941K)
R 0006/15 () of 25.4.2016

Online on

26.04.2016

Board

EBA

Decision date

25.4.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B60R 1/02

Application no.

05735044.9

Keywords

Petition for review - clearly unallowable

Application title

Device for orienting the external rear-view mirrors of a vehicle to void the moment of dead angle

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:R000615.20160425

Distribution

B

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 26.812K)
T 0133/12 () of 18.3.2016

Online on

26.04.2016

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

18.3.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01J 49/04
H01J 49/40

Application no.

05813979.1

Keywords

Oral proceedings - non-attendance of party
Late-filed requests
Late-filed request - admitted (no)
Remittal to the department of first instance - (no)

Application title

MASS SPECTROMETER

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T013312.20160318

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 345.154K)
T 0223/12 () of 12.4.2016

Online on

26.04.2016

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

12.4.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B23K 37/00
B23K 9/10

Application no.

05701326.0

Keywords

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

Application title

VORRICHTUNG ZUR AUSFÜHRUNG EINES FÜGE-, TRENN- ODER OBERFLÄCHENBEHANDLUNGSVERFAHRENS, INSBESONDERE EINES SCHWEISSVERFAHRENS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T022312.20160412

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D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 372.162K)
T 0837/12 (Combining audio compression and feedback cancellation in a hearing … of 30.3.2016

Online on

26.04.2016

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

30.3.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04R 25/00
H04R 3/02

Application no.

99914175.7

Keywords

Main request - novelty (yes); inventive step (no)
First auxiliary request (amended) - inventive step (yes)

Application title

Apparatus and methods for combining audio compression and feedback cancellation in a hearing aid

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T083712.20160330

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 372.930K)
T 0915/12 () of 25.2.2016

Online on

26.04.2016

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

25.2.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

D21F 5/18
F26B 21/12

Application no.

02740065.4

Keywords

-

Application title

A METHOD FOR CONTROLLING DRYING OF A WEB-FORMED MATERIAL

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T091512.20160225

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 356.367K)
T 1276/12 (Zählerstandserfassung/EMH) of 26.1.2016

Online on

26.04.2016

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

26.1.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

H04Q 9/00
G01D 4/00
G08C 17/02

Application no.

05077742.4

Keywords

Patentansprüche - Klarheit im Einspruchsbeschwerdeverfahren
Patentansprüche - Befugnis zur Prüfung
Ausreichende Offenbarung - (ja)
Änderungen - unzulässige Erweiterung (nein)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hauptantrag, Hilfsantrag 1 (nein), Hilfsantrag 2 (ja)

Application title

Vorrichtung und Verfahren zum Erfassen von Zählerständen

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T127612.20160126

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 439.952K)
T 2152/12 () of 5.4.2016

Online on

26.04.2016

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

5.4.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 9/20
A61K 9/68

Application no.

00972083.0

Keywords

Continuation of the appeal proceedings after withdrawal of the opposition (yes)
Late-filed evidence - admitted (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

ORAL TRANSMUCOSAL DRUG DOSAGE USING SOLID SOLUTION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T215212.20160405

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 374.592K)
T 0373/13 () of 15.4.2016

Online on

26.04.2016

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

15.4.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

E04B 2/96

Application no.

00109969.6

Keywords

Widerruf des Patents auf Antrag des Patentinhabers

Application title

Fassadenkonstruktion mit Pfosten- sowie Riegelprofilen

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T037313.20160415

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 228.298K)
T 2444/13 () of 5.4.2016

Online on

26.04.2016

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

5.4.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A45D 1/04

Application no.

09178002.3

Keywords

-

Application title

Haarformgerät

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T244413.20160405

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 288.050K)
T 1752/15 () of 8.4.2016

Online on

26.04.2016

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

8.4.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B65D 23/02
B65D 1/02
C23C 16/455

Application no.

07792743.2

Keywords

Amendments - allowable (no)

Application title

BOTTLE MADE OF SYNTHETIC RESIN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T175215.20160408

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 365.501K)
T 1815/15 () of 15.4.2016

Online on

26.04.2016

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

15.4.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

E03D 13/00

Application no.

96936998.2

Keywords

Admissibility of appeal - (yes) Violation of the principle of legitime expectations (no) Reestablishment of rights for paying the surcharge Rule 82(3) EPC (yes)

Application title

HORIZONTAL-FLOW OIL-SEALANT-PRESERVING DRAIN ODOR TRAP

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T181515.20160415

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 312.260K)
T 1597/12 () of 2.3.2016

Online on

25.04.2016

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

2.3.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A21B 3/07

Application no.

02027544.2

Keywords

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

Application title

Backofen mit Backwagen-Fördersystem

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T159712.20160302

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 359.329K)
T 0099/13 () of 14.1.2016

Online on

25.04.2016

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

14.1.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 47/02
A61K 47/12
A61K 47/18
A61K 39/395

Application no.

01981824.4

Keywords

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

Application title

REDUCED-VISCOSITY CONCENTRATED PROTEIN FORMULATIONS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T009913.20160114

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 415.268K)
T 0222/15 () of 1.4.2016

Online on

25.04.2016

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

1.4.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B25D 16/00

Application no.

10150410.8

Keywords

Neuheit - (ja)

Application title

Elektrowerkzeug mit schaltbarem Getriebe

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T022215.20160401

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 292.924K)
T 0809/15 () of 22.2.2016

Online on

25.04.2016

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

22.2.2016

Proc. language

FR

IPC

B60K 5/12
F02F 1/24

Application no.

11712908.0

Keywords

Activité inventive- requêtes principale et requêtes subsidiaires 1 à 5 (non)

Application title

DISPOSITIF DE SUPPORT ET DE FIXATION D'UN MOTEUR SUR LE CHÂSSIS D'UN VEHICULE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T080915.20160222

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 306.961K)
T 1701/10 () of 21.1.2016

Online on

22.04.2016

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

21.1.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06K 17/00

Application no.

97122695.6

Keywords

Late filed requests - justification for late filing (yes; main request and first auxiliary request)
Amendments - broadening of claim (yes; main request and first auxiliary request)
Late filed requests - late-filed auxiliary request - request clearly allowable (no; second auxiliary request)

Application title

Portable shopping and order fulfillment system

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T170110.20160121

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 401.386K)
T 0763/11 () of 29.2.2016

Online on

22.04.2016

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

29.2.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01R 33/3415

Application no.

03778662.1

Keywords

Sufficiency of disclosure (no)

Application title

HIGH-FREQUENCY SYSTEM FOR AN MR APPARATUS WITH MULTIPLE TRANSMIT CHANNELS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T076311.20160229

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 319.392K)
T 1370/11 (On-demand property system/MICROSOFT) of 11.3.2016

Online on

22.04.2016

Board

3.5.06

Decision date

11.3.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 9/54

Application no.

03014099.0

Keywords

Reduced execution time of a computer-implemented method - not in general a technical effect
Inventive step - technical contribution (no)

Application title

Extensible on-demand property system

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T137011.20160311

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 341.684K)
T 1609/11 (Evaluation of adjuvanted vaccines/ ALK-ABELLO) of 15.3.2016

Online on

22.04.2016

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

15.3.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01N 33/551
G01N 33/50
G01N 33/68
A61K 39/00

Application no.

04739011.7

Keywords

-

Application title

EVALUATION OF ADJUVANTED VACCINES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T160911.20160315

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 317.859K)
T 0552/12 () of 16.2.2016

Online on

22.04.2016

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

16.2.2016

Proc. language

FR

IPC

A01B 79/00

Application no.

06110114.3

Keywords

Nouveauté - requête principale (non)
Nouveauté - requête subsidiaire 1-3,5,6 (non)
Modifications - requête subsidiaire 4
Modifications - extension de la revendication (oui)
Requête subsidiaire 7 produite tardivement - recevable (non)

Application title

Procédé d'optimisation de l'épandage, machine d'épandage et programme d'ordinateur correspondants

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T055212.20160216

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 460.324K)
T 1403/12 () of 29.1.2016

Online on

22.04.2016

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

29.1.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F25J 1/02

Application no.

06127190.4

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)
Appeal decision - remittal to the department of first instance (no)
Summons to oral proceedings - continuation of proceedings without duly summoned party
Late-filed request - request could have been filed in first instance proceedings (yes)

Application title

Process to obtain liquefied natural gas

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T140312.20160129

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 362.510K)
T 2412/12 () of 19.2.2016

Online on

22.04.2016

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

19.2.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F24J 3/08
F16L 9/12

Application no.

08734670.6

Keywords

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

Application title

ROHRANORDNUNG

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T241212.20160219

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 304.558K)
T 0819/14 () of 23.2.2016

Online on

22.04.2016

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

23.2.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

E06B 3/263
E06B 3/273

Application no.

05075676.6

Keywords

Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

Thermally insulating body for a thermal break section for window and door frames or the like

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T081914.20160223

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 367.052K)
T 1259/11 () of 21.1.2016

Online on

21.04.2016

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

21.1.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

D21G 1/00

Application no.

02014483.8

Keywords

Ausreichende Offenbarung - Nacharbeitbarkeit (nein)

Application title

Kalander und Verfahren zum Anordnen von Walzen in einem Walzenstapel eines Kalanders

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T125911.20160121

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 339.258K)
T 2464/12 () of 10.11.2015

Online on

21.04.2016

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

10.11.2015

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B21B 19/04
B21B 25/00

Application no.

03777358.7

Keywords

Priority - first application (yes),
Novelty (yes)
Inventive step (yes)

Application title

SEAMLESS METAL TUBE PRODUCING METHOD

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2015:T246412.20151110

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 418.483K)
T 0820/13 () of 14.1.2016

Online on

21.04.2016

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

14.1.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

E04F 13/08
E04F 13/14
C04B 28/02
C04B 28/10
E04F 13/00

Application no.

09009726.2

Keywords

Klarheit - (ja)
Neuheit - (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)

Application title

Gebäudewandbekleidung mit Bekleidungsplatten

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T082013.20160114

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 305.147K)
T 0034/14 () of 10.3.2016

Online on

21.04.2016

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

10.3.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A23L 1/29

Application no.

07704233.1

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)
Claims - clarity after amendment (no)
Apportionment of costs - decision of opposition decision confirmed

Application title

NUTRITIONAL COMPOSITION FOR LOW BIRTH WEIGHT INFANTS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T003414.20160310

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 413.763K)
T 0907/10 (Anti-CD3 antibody Fab fragments for the treatment of rheumatoid … of 27.10.2015

Online on

20.04.2016

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

27.10.2015

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 39/395
A61P 37/06
A61P 29/00
C07K 16/28

Application no.

02765050.6

Keywords

Novelty of all requests - (no)

Application title

Treatment of chronic joint inflammation using an antibody against the CD3 antigen complex

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2015:T090710.20151027

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 329.926K)
T 0215/12 () of 22.10.2015

Online on

20.04.2016

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

22.10.2015

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 47/00

Application no.

05700976.3

Keywords

Late-filed documents
Late-filed document - admitted (no)
Obligation to raise objections - objection dismissed
Inventive step - all requests (no)

Application title

DIRECT COMPRESSION FORMULATION AND PROCESS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2015:T021512.20151022

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 506.375K)
T 2080/12 (Dry fractionation / DE SMET) of 28.10.2015

Online on

20.04.2016

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

28.10.2015

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C11B 3/00
C11B 3/16
B01D 9/00
C11B 7/00

Application no.

01202906.2

Keywords

New Main claim Request filed with the statement of grounds of appeal - admissible (yes)
Amendments - extension beyond the content of the application as filed (yes
Amendments - Main Request)
1st Auxiliary Request filed at the oral proceedings - admissible (no) - not clearly allowable

Application title

Process and installation for dry fractionation

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2015:T208012.20151028

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 436.142K)
J 0012/15 (Right to oral proceedings; substantial procedural violation (yes); re … of 14.4.2016

Online on

19.04.2016

Board

3.1.01

Decision date

14.4.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04L 27/26
H04J 13/00

Application no.

08754942.4

Keywords

Substantial procedural violation - (yes)

Application title

COMPUTER GENERATED SEQUENCES FOR DOWNLINK AND UPLINK SIGNALS IN WIRELESS COMMUNICATION SYSTEMS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:J001215.20160414

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 267.175K)
T 0256/10 (Document delivery to portable device/ARIZAN) of 14.4.2016

Online on

19.04.2016

Board

3.5.07

Decision date

14.4.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 17/21

Application no.

02736515.4

Keywords

Inventive step - main request, auxiliary requests 1 and 2 (no) - auxiliary request 3 (yes)
Amendments - added subject-matter (no)
Claims - clarity (yes)

Application title

Systems and methods for content delivery over a wireless communication medium to a portable computing device

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T025610.20160414

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 452.324K)
T 0568/11 () of 20.11.2015

Online on

19.04.2016

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

20.11.2015

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08F 265/02
C08F 257/02
C09D 151/00
C08F 2/00

Application no.

05716225.7

Keywords

Sufficiency of disclosure - (yes)
Novelty - No combined reading of example with additional passage of the prior art
Late filed novelty objection - not admitted
Comparative tests not suitable to demonstrate alleged improvement - lack of inventive step (all requests)

Application title

AQUEOUS VINYL OLIGOMER AND VINYL POLYMER COMPOSITIONS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2015:T056811.20151120

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 472.086K)
T 0614/11 () of 18.2.2016

Online on

19.04.2016

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

18.2.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08G 18/71
C08G 65/36
C08G 18/10

Application no.

99918851.9

Keywords

Amendments - added subject-matter (yes)

Application title

METHOD OF BONDING A WINDOW TO A SUBSTRATE USING A SILANE FUNCTIONAL ADHESIVE COMPOSITION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T061411.20160218

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D

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 351.461K)
T 1047/11 () of 8.3.2016

Online on

19.04.2016

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

8.3.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G07D 11/00

Application no.

07786500.4

Keywords

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

Application title

VORRICHTUNG ZUR BEARBEITUNG VON BANKNOTEN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T104711.20160308

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 402.847K)
T 2623/11 () of 15.3.2016

Online on

19.04.2016

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

15.3.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01L 51/10

Application no.

06113853.3

Keywords

Novelty - (no)
Inventive step - (no)
Clarity - (no)
Article 69(1) EPC not applicable

Application title

Barrier layer for an organic electronic device

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T262311.20160315

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 408.676K)
T 0371/12 () of 11.3.2016

Online on

19.04.2016

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

11.3.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 9/08
A61K 31/495

Application no.

05758582.0

Keywords

Inventive step - main request, auxiliary request 1 and auxiliary request 2 (no)
Late-filed auxiliary requests 3 and 4
Late-filed auxiliary requests - admitted (no)

Application title

PHARMACEUTICAL COMPOSITION OF PIPERAZINE DERIVATIVES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T037112.20160311

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D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 451.426K)
T 0651/12 () of 14.4.2016

Online on

19.04.2016

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

14.4.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G09B 29/10
G06T 17/50
G08G 1/0969
G01C 21/00

Application no.

98919519.3

Keywords

Supplementary European Search Report - no documents cited
Technical subject-matter (yes)
Novelty (no) - main request
Remittal to examining division

Application title

MAP DATABASE DEVICE, MAP DISPLAYING DEVICE AND RECORDING MEDIUM HAVING AND USING HEIGHT DATA EFFICIENTLY

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T065112.20160414

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 425.815K)
T 0300/13 (Noro Virus/BML INC) of 17.3.2016

Online on

19.04.2016

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

17.3.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12Q 1/70
C12N 15/40
C12Q 1/68

Application no.

01917524.9

Keywords

Main request - requirements of the EPC met (yes)

Application title

METHOD OF DETECTING NORWALK-LIKE VIRUS (GI)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T030013.20160317

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 387.167K)
T 0407/13 () of 9.3.2016

Online on

19.04.2016

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

9.3.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B60T 17/00

Application no.

07801563.3

Keywords

Neuheit - Hauptantrag (nein)
Neuheit - Hilfsantrag 3 (nein)
Änderungen - unzulässige Erweiterung
Änderungen - Hilfsanträge 1, 2, 2' (ja)

Application title

DRUCKLUFTVERSORGUNGSEINRICHTUNG

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T040713.20160309

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 380.683K)
T 1036/13 (Reporter vector of CYP1A2 induction/EISAI R&D MANAGEMENT Co., … of 12.4.2016

Online on

19.04.2016

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

12.4.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12N 15/09
C12N 1/15
C12N 1/19
C12N 1/21
C12N 5/10
C12Q 1/02
G01N 33/15
G01N 33/50

Application no.

06781024.2

Keywords

Main request - claim 1(a), Article 123(2) EPC (yes)

Application title

REPORTER VECTOR FOR USE IN EVALUATION OF CYP1A2 INDUCTION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T103613.20160412

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 292.471K)
T 1866/13 (Distribution and use of digital works/CONTENTGUARD) of 14.4.2016

Online on

19.04.2016

Board

3.5.06

Decision date

14.4.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 1/00
H04L 29/06
H04L 12/14

Application no.

03008707.6

Keywords

Grounds for opposition - added subject-matter (no)
Remittal to the department of first instance - (yes)

Application title

System and method for controlling the distribution and use of digital works

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T186613.20160414

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 332.851K)
T 0297/14 () of 13.4.2016

Online on

19.04.2016

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

13.4.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08K 5/315
C08K 5/3445

Application no.

02779464.3

Keywords

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

Application title

A METHOD OF PRODUCING COLOURED PLASTICS OR COLOURED POLYMERIC PARTICLES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T029714.20160413

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 230.098K)
T 0010/16 () of 14.4.2016

Online on

19.04.2016

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

14.4.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G02F 1/167

Application no.

99950233.9

Keywords

Appeal inadmissible - No statement of grounds of appeal

Application title

ENCAPSULATED ELECTROPHORETIC DISPLAYS HAVING A MONOLAYER OF CAPSULES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T001016.20160414

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 220.934K)
R 0019/12 (Verletzung des rechtlichen Gehörs/IXETIC) of 12.4.2016

Online on

18.04.2016

Board

EBA

Decision date

12.4.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F04C 18/344
F04C 29/00

Application no.

99947419.0

Keywords

Überprüfungsantrag nur gegen einen selbständigen Teil der angegriffenen Entscheidung (ja)
Verletzung des rechtlichen Gehörs (nein)
Würdigung der Argumente der Partei in der schriftlichen Entscheidung (ausreichend)

Application title

Vakuumpumpe

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:R001912.20160412

Distribution

B

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 55.298K)
T 2053/10 () of 22.1.2016

Online on

18.04.2016

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

22.1.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

H02G 11/00
F16G 13/16

Application no.

03745786.8

Keywords

Neuheit - (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - rückschauende Betrachtungsweise

Application title

Leitungsführungseinheit zur aktiven Führung von Leitungen, Kabeln oder dergleichen

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T205310.20160122

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 365.396K)
T 0956/11 (Einwegkassette/FRESENIUS MEDICAL CARE DEUTSCHLAND GMBH) of 15.3.2016

Online on

18.04.2016

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

15.3.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B01L 3/00
B29C 45/16

Application no.

03773609.7

Keywords

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

Application title

EINWEGKASSETTE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T095611.20160315

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D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 358.252K)
T 1258/11 () of 13.1.2016

Online on

18.04.2016

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

13.1.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01Q 3/26

Application no.

07291130.8

Keywords

Claims - clarity (no)

Application title

Method and device for calibrating an array antenna

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T125811.20160113

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 299.771K)
T 2110/11 () of 31.3.2016

Online on

18.04.2016

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

31.3.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

H05B 3/12
H05B 3/18
H01C 7/02

Application no.

06022337.7

Keywords

Erweiterung des Schutzbereichs (ja) - Hauptantrag
Erweiterung über den Inhalt der Anmeldung in der eingereichten Fassung hinaus (ja) - Hilfsantrag

Application title

Wärmeerzeugendes Element für eine elektrische Heizvorrichtung und Verfahren zur Herstellung derselben

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T211011.20160331

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 290.567K)
T 1103/12 (Kit for applying drug coating to a medical device/CORDIS) of 13.4.2016

Online on

18.04.2016

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

13.4.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61L 29/12
A61L 29/16

Application no.

05254971.4

Keywords

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

Application title

Kit for applying drug coating to a medical device with a latex emulsion

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T110312.20160413

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 257.631K)
T 1116/12 (Input apparatus with multi-mode switching function/ACER) of 23.3.2016

Online on

18.04.2016

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

23.3.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 3/033
G06F 3/023
G06F 3/048

Application no.

08155509.6

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)
Claims - clarity (no)
Late-filed request - submitted during oral proceedings
Late-filed request - request clearly allowable (no)

Application title

Input apparatus with multi-mode switching function

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T111612.20160323

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 297.302K)
T 2409/12 (TRACKING SCREEN UPDATES/COMPUTER ASSOCIATES) of 4.4.2016

Online on

18.04.2016

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

4.4.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 3/14

Application no.

05754248.2

Keywords

Amendments of application
Amendments - added subject-matter (no)
Claims - clarity after amendment (yes)
Remittal to the department of first instance - (yes)

Application title

SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR TRACKING SCREEN UPDATES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T240912.20160404

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 274.634K)
T 0482/11 () of 8.12.2015

Online on

15.04.2016

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

8.12.2015

Proc. language

DE

IPC

H01H 33/70

Application no.

02405825.7

Keywords

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

Application title

Leistungsschalter

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2015:T048211.20151208

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 275.542K)
T 2227/11 () of 18.2.2016

Online on

15.04.2016

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

18.2.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01V 15/00
A61B 5/117
A61M 1/02
G01N 33/48
G06F 17/40
G06F 19/00
G08B 21/00
G06K 9/62

Application no.

05714466.9

Keywords

Internet citation - standard of proof
Inventive step (no)

Application title

APPARATUS AND METHODS FOR MONITORING TRANSFUSION OF BLOOD

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T222711.20160218

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 488.479K)
T 0778/13 () of 16.3.2016

Online on

15.04.2016

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

16.3.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B60H 1/00

Application no.

08159123.2

Keywords

Sufficiency of disclosure (no)
Admission of late filed requests (no)

Application title

Automotive air conditioner

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T077813.20160316

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 294.225K)
T 1219/13 (Extraction/CAO PEISHENG) of 26.2.2016

Online on

15.04.2016

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

26.2.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B01D 11/02

Application no.

04716199.7

Keywords

Sufficiency of disclosure - (yes)
Claims - clarity after amendment (yes)
Inventive step - non-obvious alternative

Application title

AN EXTRACTION METHOD AND THE APPARATUS THEREOF

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T121913.20160226

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 347.273K)
T 0174/11 (Flash memory controller/SONY) of 9.7.2015

Online on

14.04.2016

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

9.7.2015

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 12/02

Application no.

99111815.9

Keywords

Sufficiency of disclosure - (no)

Application title

Data storage, data processing system and method

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2015:T017411.20150709

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 307.981K)
T 0257/11 () of 26.1.2016

Online on

14.04.2016

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

26.1.2016

Proc. language

FR

IPC

G06K 19/14
B42D 15/10
G07D 7/12
B41M 3/14

Application no.

01870169.8

Keywords

Activité inventive - (non)

Application title

Dispositif antifraude pour document

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T025711.20160126

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 312.007K)
T 0155/12 () of 7.4.2016

Online on

14.04.2016

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

7.4.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G07F 19/00
G06F 17/60
G07B 15/00
G07C 9/00

Application no.

04090329.6

Keywords

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

Application title

System and method for providing electronic ticket, and electronic ticket vending apparatus and mobile telephone therefor

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T015512.20160407

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 363.664K)
T 1624/12 (Beschichtungsmaterial/STO SE & Co. KGaA) of 23.2.2016

Online on

14.04.2016

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

23.2.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C04B 26/32
C04B 41/49
C08K 3/00
C09D 183/04
C04B 26/00
C04B 41/46

Application no.

99968309.7

Keywords

Neuheit - (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (nein)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - angemessene Erfolgserwartung (ja)
Spät eingereichter Antrag - Verlegung der mündlichen Verhandlung wäre erforderlich gewesen (ja)

Application title

FORM- ODER BESCHICHTUNGSMATERIAL UND DESSEN VERWENDUNG

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T162412.20160223

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 462.757K)
T 1073/13 (Presentation of button sequence/MICRO) of 9.3.2016

Online on

14.04.2016

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

9.3.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 3/023

Application no.

08733047.8

Keywords

Inventive step of "mixed invention"
Inventive step - main and first auxiliary requests (no)
Allowable amendments - second auxiliary request (no)

Application title

A method, computer program product, and system for preventing inadvertent configuration of electronic devices provided with infrared data association interfaces

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T107313.20160309

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 347.630K)
T 1948/13 () of 24.2.2016

Online on

14.04.2016

Board

3.5.04

Decision date

24.2.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06T 11/20

Application no.

10181052.1

Keywords

Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

System and method for presentation of data streams

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T194813.20160224

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 350.447K)
T 0668/14 () of 9.3.2016

Online on

14.04.2016

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

9.3.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61F 2/90

Application no.

03772187.5

Keywords

Late-filed requests
Novelty
Amendments

Application title

FLEXIBLE AND CONFORMABLE STENT AND METHOD OF FORMING SAME

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T066814.20160309

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 498.712K)
T 2331/15 (Ausführung von Patches mittels eines Caches/GIESECKE & DEVRIENT) of 11.4.2016

Online on

14.04.2016

Board

3.5.06

Decision date

11.4.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G06F 9/445

Application no.

06026541.0

Keywords

Zulässigkeit der Beschwerde - Beschwerdebegründung (nicht eingelegt)

Application title

Ausführung von Patches mittels eines Caches

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T233115.20160411

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 220.592K)
T 1828/10 (Kit for a mixed oral and transdermal administration of an estrogen/ … of 18.9.2015

Online on

13.04.2016

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

18.9.2015

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 31/568
A61K 31/5685
A61K 31/565
A61K 31/566
A61K 31/57
A61P 15/00

Application no.

00939710.0

Keywords

Oral proceedings - held in absence of appellant
Inventive step - obvious modification

Application title

ADMINISTRATION OF NON-ORAL ANDROGENIC STEROIDS TO WOMEN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2015:T182810.20150918

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 393.566K)
T 1738/12 (Spiroindolinepiperidines/SYNGENTA) of 4.2.2016

Online on

13.04.2016

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

4.2.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07D 471/10
A01N 43/90
C07D 491/10
C07D 211/76
C07D 211/70

Application no.

03732685.7

Keywords

Substantial procedural violation (yes): prima facie relevant evidence not admitted, triggered by summons
Reimbursement of the appeal fee (yes)
Remittal (no)
Main request, allowable

Application title

SPIROINDOLINEPIPERIDINE DERIVATIVES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T173812.20160204

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 436.383K)
T 0251/15 () of 28.1.2016

Online on

13.04.2016

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

28.1.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

D06F 33/02
D06F 37/30
D06F 39/08

Application no.

08425396.2

Keywords

Admissibility of appeal - appeal fee (not paid)
Admissibility of appeal - appeal deemed not to have been filed
Re-establishment of rights - request admissible (no)
Referral to the Enlarged Board of Appeal - (no)

Application title

Pulley electric motor for a washing machine, actuation system for a washing machine and washing machine

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T025115.20160128

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 309.528K)
T 2632/11 () of 7.4.2016

Online on

12.04.2016

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

7.4.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G07D 5/00

Application no.

06119249.8

Keywords

Inventive step - after amendment (yes)

Application title

Coin detecting apparatus

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T263211.20160407

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 313.766K)
T 0138/12 () of 19.11.2015

Online on

12.04.2016

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

19.11.2015

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07C 51/12
C07C 51/48

Application no.

05723599.6

Keywords

-

Application title

REMOVAL OF PERMANGANATE REDUCING COMPOUNDS FROM METHANOL CARBONYLATION PROCESS STREAM

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2015:T013812.20151119

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 447.057K)
T 1575/12 (Composition /L'OREAL) of 8.12.2015

Online on

12.04.2016

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

8.12.2015

Proc. language

FR

IPC

A61Q 5/10

Application no.

06116143.6

Keywords

Recevabilité du recours du requérant III: (non)- recours non motivé
Requêtes subsidiaires 1 à 3: activité inventive (non) - pas d'amélioration dans l'ensemble de la portée de la revendication.
Requête subsidiaire 4: tardive - non admise - économie de procédure

Application title

Composition pour la décoloration et la coloration simultanées des fibres kératiniques comprenant un colorant anionique ou non ionique et un liquide inerte organique

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2015:T157512.20151208

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 339.292K)
T 0627/15 (Composition anti-transpirante a base de microparticules … of 5.4.2016

Online on

12.04.2016

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

5.4.2016

Proc. language

FR

IPC

A61K 8/04
A61K 8/26
A61Q 15/00

Application no.

09151386.1

Keywords

Recevabilité du recours - absence de mémoire de recours

Application title

Composition anti-transpirante a base de microparticules interferentielles ; procede de maquillage et traitement de la transpirationet/ou des odeurs corporelles en particulier axillaires

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T062715.20160405

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 226.612K)
T 2237/11 () of 10.3.2016

Online on

11.04.2016

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

10.3.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G07B 17/00

Application no.

00982665.2

Keywords

Claims - clarity - main request, auxilairy request 1 (no)
Inventive step - auxiliary request 2 (no)

Application title

Method and Apparatus for On-Line Value-Bearing Item System

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T223711.20160310

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 310.858K)
T 0057/14 () of 11.2.2016

Online on

11.04.2016

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

11.2.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A23L 2/56
A23L 2/02
A23L 2/38
A23L 2/395
A23C 9/156
A47G 21/18

Application no.

03724637.8

Keywords

Intervention - Admissibility (yes)
Public prior use - novelty (no)

Application title

DRINK FLAVOURING STRAW

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T005714.20160211

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 449.957K)
T 0442/14 () of 17.3.2016

Online on

11.04.2016

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

17.3.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61F 2/24

Application no.

08425200.6

Keywords

Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

Valve prosthesis for implantation in body channels

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T044214.20160317

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 309.932K)
T 0729/11 () of 11.3.2016

Online on

08.04.2016

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

11.3.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G07B 17/00
G06K 15/02

Application no.

00959608.1

Keywords

Main request - extension beyond the content of the application as filed (yes)
Auxiliary request - extension of the scope of protection of the claim (yes)
Amendments - inescapable trap (yes)

Application title

Virtual page printing of indicia, logos and graphics

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T072911.20160311

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 310.956K)
T 1590/13 (Setting and adjusting access policies/PHILIPS) of 9.3.2016

Online on

08.04.2016

Board

3.5.06

Decision date

9.3.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 21/00
G06F 21/24

Application no.

06821334.7

Keywords

Inventive step - both requests (no)

Application title

SYSTEM FOR MANAGING ACCESS CONTROL

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T159013.20160309

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 350.273K)
T 1751/11 () of 23.2.2016

Online on

07.04.2016

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

23.2.2016

Proc. language

FR

IPC

D02G 3/34
D02G 3/38
D02G 3/32

Application no.

06291014.6

Keywords

Correction d'erreurs - immédiatement apparent qu'aucun texte autre n'a pu être envisagé par le demandeur (non)

Application title

Fil guipé destiné à constituer au moins une partie d'un article de contention et article de contention associé

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T175111.20160223

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D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 276.555K)
T 0336/11 () of 2.2.2016

Online on

06.04.2016

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

2.2.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61M 1/34
A61M 1/16

Application no.

00114654.7

Keywords

Admissibility of objections filed late due to
representative's illness (yes)
Added subject-matter (no)
Sufficiency of disclosure and clarity (yes)
Novelty and inventive step (yes)

Application title

Hemodialysis apparatus

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T033611.20160202

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 414.799K)
T 0698/12 (Protecting IC Cards against power analysis attacks/INCARD) of 18.3.2016

Online on

06.04.2016

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

18.3.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04L 29/00

Application no.

06013441.8

Keywords

Clarity (yes)
Added subject-matter (no)
Inventive step (yes; following amendment)

Application title

A method for protecting IC Cards against power analysis attacks

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T069812.20160318

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D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 324.700K)
T 0220/11 () of 22.12.2015

Online on

05.04.2016

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

22.12.2015

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01Q 9/04

Application no.

06830365.0

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)

Application title

COMPACT DIELECTRIC RESONATOR ANTENNA

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2015:T022011.20151222

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D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 325.785K)
T 0565/11 () of 4.3.2016

Online on

05.04.2016

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

4.3.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B21F 3/02

Application no.

01124867.1

Keywords

Claims - clarity (no) - clarity in opposition appeal proceedings

Application title

Method and apparatus for producing a helical spring

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T056511.20160304

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 276.361K)
T 1267/11 () of 10.12.2015

Online on

05.04.2016

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

10.12.2015

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A61K 8/34
A61K 8/49
A61Q 17/04

Application no.

08103575.0

Keywords

Änderungen (nicht zulässig) - Einschränkungen führen zu spezifischen Kombinationen, die nicht ursprünglich offenbart sind

Application title

Kosmetische Zubereitung mit 1,2-Alkandiol(e) und Triazin(en)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2015:T126711.20151210

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 280.158K)
T 1375/11 () of 31.3.2016

Online on

05.04.2016

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

31.3.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G07F 17/32

Application no.

09701990.5

Keywords

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

Application title

SPIEL- UND/ODER UNTERHALTUNGSGERÄT

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T137511.20160331

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D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 353.979K)
T 1657/11 () of 9.6.2015

Online on

05.04.2016

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

9.6.2015

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A61K 9/20
A61P 7/02
A61K 31/5377

Application no.

04797879.6

Keywords

Mit Beschwerdeerwiderung eingereichte Dokumente - zugelassen (ja)
Spät eingereichte Beweismittel - zugelassen (nein)
Zusätzlicher Einwand - zugelassen (ja)
Einwendungen Dritter - zugelassen (nein)
Patentansprüche - Klarheit nach Änderung (ja)
Ausreichende Offenbarung - Ausführbarkeit (ja)
Neuheit - (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)

Application title

VERFAHREN ZUR HERSTELLUNG EINER FESTEN, ORAL APPLIZIERBAREN PHARMAZEUTISCHEN ZUSAMMENSETZUNG MIT 5-Chlor-N({(5-2-oxo-3- [4-(3-oxo-4-morpholinyl)-phenyl]-1,3-oxazolidin-5-yl}-methyl)-2-thiophencarboxamid

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2015:T165711.20150609

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 678.326K)
T 2179/11 () of 27.1.2016

Online on

05.04.2016

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

27.1.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61M 5/32

Application no.

05006983.0

Keywords

Added subject-matter (no)
Insufficiency of disclosure (no)
Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)
Late-filed lines of argument - amendments after arrangement of oral proceedings,
adjournment of oral proceedings required (yes),
justification for late filing (no),
admitted (no)

Application title

A safety needle assembly

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T217911.20160127

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 523.856K)
T 2191/11 () of 15.3.2016

Online on

05.04.2016

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

15.3.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

D04H 1/56
D04H 5/06
A47L 13/16
A47L 13/17

Application no.

03728469.2

Keywords

No text approved
Revocation requested by the patent proptietor

Application title

THREE-DIMENSIONAL COFORM NONWOVEN WEB

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T219111.20160315

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D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 222.001K)
T 2440/11 () of 3.3.2016

Online on

05.04.2016

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

3.3.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G07F 7/10
H04L 9/32

Application no.

06753576.5

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit (ja) - Hauptantrag

Application title

TRAGBARER DATENTRÄGER MIT SICHERER DATENVERARBEITUNG

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T244011.20160303

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D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 406.424K)
T 0153/12 (Hausgerätesteuerungssystem mit Kommunikation über ein Gebä … of 10.2.2016

Online on

05.04.2016

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

10.2.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G05B 19/045
H02J 13/00
H04B 3/54

Application no.

05780396.7

Keywords

-

Application title

HAUSGERÄTESTEUERUNGSSYSTEM

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T015312.20160210

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 308.909K)
T 0563/12 () of 1.3.2016

Online on

05.04.2016

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

1.3.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A43B 9/12
A43B 7/08
A43B 7/12
B29D 35/12
B29D 35/14

Application no.

01927901.7

Keywords

Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - main request (no)
Inventive step - auxiliary request 1 (no)
Amendments of auxiliary request 2 - added subject-matter (yes)
Late-filed auxiliary request 3 - admitted (no)

Application title

METHOD OF MANUFACTURING A BREATHABLE SHOE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T056312.20160301

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 411.420K)
T 0861/12 (Verfahren zur Herstellung von Trockenpulvern eines oder mehrerer … of 2.3.2016

Online on

05.04.2016

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

2.3.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C09B 61/00

Application no.

05792093.6

Keywords

Verlegung der mündlichen Verhandlung - Ersatz des verhinderten Vertreters ausgeschlossen oder unzumutbar (nein)
Fehlende Beschwerdeschrift - Bezahlung der Beschwerdegebühr unzureichend für die Einlegung einer Beschwerde (ja)
Beschwerde nicht innert Frist eingelegt - Rückerstattung der Beschwerdegebühr (ja)
Vorlage an die Große Beschwerdekammer (nein)

Application title

Verfahren zur Herstellung von Trockenpulvern eines oder mehrerer Carotinoide

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T086112.20160302

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 526.016K)
T 0877/12 () of 8.3.2016

Online on

05.04.2016

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

8.3.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61B 1/267

Application no.

08158080.5

Keywords

Added subject-matter (no)
Clarity and support in the description (yes)
Inventive step (yes)

Application title

Laryngoscope with means to restrict re-use of blades

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T087712.20160308

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 298.000K)
T 1256/12 () of 19.10.2015

Online on

05.04.2016

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

19.10.2015

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08F 8/50

Application no.

01967318.5

Keywords

Main request - Article 123(2) (no)
Auxiliary request 1 - Article 123(3) (no)
Auxiliary request 2 - Article 123(2) (no)
Auxiliary request 3 - Withdrawn
Auxiliary request 4 - Article 13(1) RPBA (no)

Application title

CONTROLLED RHEOLOGY POLYPROPYLENE HETEROPHASIC COPOLYMERS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2015:T125612.20151019

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 363.689K)
T 1879/12 (Busfähige Anschluss- und Steuerungseinrichtung/ABB) of 21.1.2016

Online on

05.04.2016

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

21.1.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

H04L 12/28
H04L 12/66
H04L 29/06

Application no.

03025461.9

Keywords

Einspruchsgründe - Gegenstand geht über den Inhalt der früheren Anmeldung hinaus (nein)
Zurückverweisung an die erste Instanz - (ja)

Application title

Busfähige Anschluss- und Steuerungseinrichtung für einen dezentralen Einsatz in Niederspannungs-Verbraucheranlagen

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T187912.20160121

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 274.123K)
T 2592/12 (Salzhaltige Polymere/FRAUNHOFER) of 20.1.2016

Online on

05.04.2016

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

20.1.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C09D 5/08
C23F 11/14

Application no.

04733819.9

Keywords

Neuheit - Hauptantrag (nein)
Verspätet eingereichter Hilfsantrag - zugelassen (nein)

Application title

KORROSIONSSCHUTZMITTEL UND DESSEN VERWENDUNG

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T259212.20160120

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 344.498K)
T 0050/13 (Cu/Al oxide catalyst / BASF CATALYSTS) of 4.8.2015

Online on

05.04.2016

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

4.8.2015

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B01J 23/72

Application no.

02076414.8

Keywords

Admissibility of appeal - (no)

Application title

Use of copper-aluminium mixed oxide catalysts in hydrogenation reactions

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2015:T005013.20150804

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 448.496K)
T 0404/13 () of 28.7.2015

Online on

05.04.2016

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

28.7.2015

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C08F 218/04
A23C 19/16
C09D 131/02

Application no.

04008279.4

Keywords

Für den Gegenstand aus einer früheren Anmeldung die nach Rechtsübertrag dieser früheren Anmeldung und vor Anmeldedatum der Prioritätsanmeldung in Besitz des Anmelders der Prioritätsanmeldung war
Priorität verneint
Frühere Anmeldung Stand der Technik nach Artikel 54(2) EPÜ für gemeinsamen Gegenstand - Disclaimer nicht zulässig
Geänderter Anspruch zulässig im Hinblick auf Art. 123(2) und 123(3) EPÜ - Neuheit gegenüber der nicht zufälligen Offenbarung wiederhergestellt
Zurückverweisung an die erste Instanz

Application title

Lebensmittelbeschichtungsmasse, Verfahren zu deren Herstellung und deren Verwendung

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2015:T040413.20150728

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 585.733K)
T 0997/13 (Footstep gestures/SONY) of 24.2.2016

Online on

05.04.2016

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

24.2.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 3/00

Application no.

05252074.9

Keywords

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

Application title

Electronic apparatus, input device, and input method

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T099713.20160224

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 337.051K)
T 1821/13 () of 18.3.2016

Online on

05.04.2016

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

18.3.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01D 5/14
G01D 5/16

Application no.

04804452.3

Keywords

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

Application title

POSITION SENSOR

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T182113.20160318

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 225.326K)
T 1883/13 () of 13.11.2015

Online on

05.04.2016

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

13.11.2015

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A23C 19/032
A23C 19/14

Application no.

02078597.8

Keywords

Inventive step - (no, all requests)

Application title

Method for preparing a half-hard or hard cheese, and cheese thus obtained

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2015:T188313.20151113

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 377.391K)
T 2230/13 (Modifying user interface elements/CORIZON) of 3.3.2016

Online on

05.04.2016

Board

3.5.06

Decision date

3.3.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 9/44
G06F 9/445

Application no.

06779109.5

Keywords

Claims - clarity (no)

Application title

METHODS FOR USER INTERFACE GENERATION AND APPLICATION MODIFICATION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T223013.20160303

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 301.275K)
T 2334/13 (Erweitertes Nutzerprofil/VODAFONE) of 10.2.2016

Online on

05.04.2016

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

10.2.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

H04L 12/16
H04N 1/32
G06Q 30/00

Application no.

07106039.6

Keywords

Neuheit - (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit einer "gemischten Erfindung" - (nein)

Application title

Verfahren zum Erzeugen von Nutzerprofilen sowie Verfahren zum Bereitstellen von Informationen über Objekte

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T233413.20160210

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 354.826K)
T 0106/14 () of 10.3.2016

Online on

05.04.2016

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

10.3.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61F 2/24

Application no.

07818037.9

Keywords

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

Application title

STENT-VALVES FOR VALVE REPLACEMENT AND ASSOCIATED METHODS AND SYSTEMS FOR SURGERY

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T010614.20160310

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 737.054K)
T 0410/14 () of 31.3.2016

Online on

05.04.2016

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

31.3.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B66C 23/82

Application no.

08784388.4

Keywords

Abhilfe - Pflicht zur Abhilfe durch erste Instanz (ja)
Beschwerdeentscheidung - Zurückverweisung an die erste Instanz (ja)

Application title

HILFSEINRICHTUNG ZUM AUFSTELLEN DER UNTEREN UND OBEREN WIPPSTÜTZE EINES VERSTELLBAREN HILFSAUSLEGERS EINES MOBILKRANES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T041014.20160331

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D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 247.382K)
T 1983/14 (Purchase of mobile top-up/JANUARY PATENTS LTD.) of 23.11.2015

Online on

05.04.2016

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

23.11.2015

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06Q 20/00

Application no.

05075144.5

Keywords

Priority - basis in priority document (no) - validity of priority date (no)
Novelty - public prior use (no)

Application title

Electronic point of sale apparatus for mobile telephone credit purchase and other products

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2015:T198314.20151123

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 332.639K)
T 2237/14 () of 21.1.2016

Online on

05.04.2016

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

21.1.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61M 5/32
A61M 25/06
A61B 5/154
A61B 5/15

Application no.

10009582.7

Keywords

Late-filed argument - admitted (no)
Added subject-matter (no)
Fresh ground for opposition - admitted (yes)
Remittal (no)
Prior use - admitted (yes)
Prior use - admitted (no)
Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

Needle tip guard for hypodermic needles

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T223714.20160121

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 855.686K)
T 0354/15 (Increasing RON using 2,4-dialkyl anilines/CHIMEC) of 12.2.2016

Online on

05.04.2016

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

12.2.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C10L 1/223
C10L 1/23

Application no.

10803648.4

Keywords

Inventive step - claimed process not obvious in the light of prior art invoked
Remittal to the examining division

Application title

HIGH OCTANE NUMBER COMPOSITION USEFUL AS FUEL FOR INTERNAL COMBUSTION AND CONTROLLED IGNITION ENGINE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T035415.20160212

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 366.930K)
T 0462/15 () of 18.2.2016

Online on

05.04.2016

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

18.2.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B62D 33/02
B60P 7/15

Application no.

08168754.3

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - einziger Antrag: JA

Application title

Lattenhalterung für Nutzfahrzeugaufbauten

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T046215.20160218

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 282.168K)
T 1347/15 () of 3.2.2016

Online on

05.04.2016

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

3.2.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08F 297/08
C08L 23/08
C08L 23/12
B32B 27/06
B32B 27/20
B32B 27/32

Application no.

05700846.8

Keywords

Admissibility of appeal - missing statement of grounds

Application title

EXTRUSION COATING POLYETHYLENE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T134715.20160203

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 219.910K)
T 1791/15 () of 12.2.2016

Online on

05.04.2016

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

12.2.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08L 27/16
C08L 27/18

Application no.

02769003.1

Keywords

Admissibility of appeal - missing statement of grounds

Application title

EXTRUDABLE FLUOROPOLYMER BLENDS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T179115.20160212

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 219.077K)

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