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.

January 2018

T 0932/12 (Trace data/IMAGINATION TECHNOLOGIES) of 8.1.2018

Online on

18.01.2018

Board

3.5.06

Decision date

8.1.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 9/38

Application no.

09738384.8

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)

Application title

SYSTEM FOR PROVIDING TRACE DATA IN A DATA PROCESSOR HAVING A PIPELINED ARCHITECTURE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T093212.20180108

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 304.065K)
T 1578/13 () of 27.11.2017

Online on

18.01.2018

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

27.11.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F01D 9/02
F02B 37/00
F04D 29/44

Application no.

07802890.9

Keywords

Berichtigung von Mängeln - offensichtlicher Fehler
Berichtigung von Mängeln - sofort erkennbar, dass nichts anderes beabsichtigt sein konnte (nein)
Änderungen - Berichtigung von Mängeln (nein)
Änderungen - Erweiterung des Patentanspruchs (ja)
Rückkehr zur erteilten Fassung im Beschwerdeverfahren - Rechtfertigung (nein) - Entscheidungsgründe Nr. 5.1 bis 5.3

Application title

TURBINENGEHÄUSE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T157813.20171127

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 368.897K)
T 0578/14 () of 25.4.2017

Online on

18.01.2018

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

25.4.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A01N 55/08
B27K 3/36

Application no.

06824382.3

Keywords

Representation - authorisation remains effective vis-à-vis the EPO if or for as long as termination of authorisation is not communicated to the EPO
Representation - intention to change the representative is not sufficient
Party not resident in EPC contracting state - submissions concerning its representation are taken into account
Nothing in the EPC which prevents EPO from communicating with party not resident in EPC contracting state
Cancellation of oral proceedings (yes)
Admissibility of appeal - statement of grounds
Admissibility of appeal - filed within time limit (no)
Re-establishment of rights - exceptional means of judicial remedy, not a usual way of extending an initial time limit
Re-establishment of rights - unable to observe time limit because change of representative intended (no)
Re-establishment of rights - due care on the part of the applicant (no)
Re-establishment of rights - principle of proportionality (yes)
General principles - protection of good faith and legitimate expectations
General principles - fiduciary responsibility
General principles - prohibition against venire contra factum proprium

Application title

WOOD TREATMENT

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T057814.20170425

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 774.579K)
T 0645/14 () of 31.8.2017

Online on

18.01.2018

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

31.8.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61L 17/04
A61L 17/06
A61L 17/12

Application no.

03747449.1

Keywords

Grounds for opposition - lack of patentability (no)

Application title

SURGICAL THREAD AND SURGICAL IMPLANT WITH THE SAME

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T064514.20170831

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 342.828K)
T 2101/14 () of 1.12.2017

Online on

18.01.2018

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

1.12.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01L 27/00

Application no.

02090385.2

Keywords

Late-filed auxiliary requests - adjournment of oral proceedings would have been required (yes)
Late-filed auxiliary requests - admitted (no)
Right to be heard - appeal procedure
Right to be heard - opportunity to comment (yes)

Application title

Organic EL display device and method of manufacturing the same

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T210114.20171201

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 364.720K)
T 0584/15 () of 12.1.2018

Online on

18.01.2018

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

12.1.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

D21F 3/02

Application no.

04810980.5

Keywords

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

Application title

SHOE PRESS BELT HAVING A GROOVED SURFACE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T058415.20180112

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 299.271K)
T 0855/15 (Security architecture/WONDERWARE) of 10.1.2018

Online on

18.01.2018

Board

3.5.06

Decision date

10.1.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 9/44
G06F 1/00

Application no.

02746667.1

Keywords

Selection of the "closest prior art"
Inventive step - no
Substantial procedural violation - no
Reimbursement of appeal fee - no

Application title

A SECURITY ARCHITECTURE FOR A PROCESS CONTROL PLATFORM EXECUTING APPLICATIONS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T085515.20180110

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 308.171K)
T 1356/16 () of 15.11.2017

Online on

18.01.2018

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

15.11.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A24D 1/02

Application no.

09168879.6

Keywords

Inventive step - obvious alternative
Divisional application - added subject-matter (yes)
Late-filed argument - amendments after arrangement of oral proceedings

Application title

Process for producing paper wrappers and smoking articles with reduced ignition proclivity characteristics

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T135616.20171115

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 722.437K)
T 0381/12 () of 3.1.2018

Online on

17.01.2018

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

3.1.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07C 27/10
C07C 67/00
C07C 67/05
C07C 51/02
C07C 51/16
B01J 23/44
B01J 23/48
B01J 23/56
B01J 23/58
B01J 23/52
B01J 37/16
C07C 67/055

Application no.

01950851.4

Keywords

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

Application title

PREPARATION OF SHELL IMPREGNATED CATALYST AND ITS USE FOR PRODUCTION OF VINYL ACETATE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T038112.20180103

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 248.909K)
T 1732/12 () of 20.11.2017

Online on

17.01.2018

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

20.11.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01Q 9/04
H01Q 21/06

Application no.

06821574.8

Keywords

Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

PATCH ANTENNA ELEMENT AND APPLICATION THEREOF IN A PHASED ARRAY ANTENNA

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T173212.20171120

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 324.258K)
T 1628/13 () of 28.11.2017

Online on

17.01.2018

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

28.11.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B65B 31/02
B65D 81/20

Application no.

06014534.9

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (nein)

Application title

Verfahren und Vorrichtung zum gasdichten Verpacken von Gegenständen mit sich eng an die Gegenstände anlegendem Folienmaterial

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T162813.20171128

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 340.632K)
T 1222/14 () of 9.11.2017

Online on

17.01.2018

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

9.11.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F01N 3/20
F01N 11/00

Application no.

08716977.7

Keywords

Patentansprüche - Klarheit
Patentansprüche - Hauptantrag (nein)
Patentansprüche - Klarheit
Patentansprüche - Hilfsantrag (nein)
Patentansprüche - Klarheit nach Änderung (nein)
Spät eingereichte Hilfsanträge - Antrag eindeutig gewährbar (nein)

Application title

VERFAHREN ZUM HEIZEN EINES REDUKTIONSMITTELDOSIERVENTILS BEI EINEM SCR-SYSTEM ZUR ABGASNACHBEHANDLUNG EINES VERBRENNUNGSMOTORS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T122214.20171109

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 359.652K)
T 1706/14 (Multi-Ply Tissue paper product/SCA Hygiene Products GmbH) of 9.1.2018

Online on

17.01.2018

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

9.1.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

D21H 27/30
D21H 27/40
B31F 1/07
B32B 29/00
D21H 27/02
B32B 3/00

Application no.

07873324.3

Keywords

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

Application title

MULTI-PLY TISSUE PAPER PRODUCT, PAPER CONVERTING DEVICE FOR A MULTI-PLY TISSUE PAPER PRODUCT AND METHOD FOR PRODUCING A MULTI-PLY TISSUE PAPER PRODUCT

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T170614.20180109

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 225.348K)
T 1960/15 (Secondary battery system/Toyota) of 16.11.2017

Online on

17.01.2018

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

16.11.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01M 10/48
B60L 11/18
H02J 7/00
H02J 7/04
H01M 10/44

Application no.

09837483.8

Keywords

Late-filed request - admitted (yes)
Amendments - allowable (yes)
Claims - clarity (yes)
Appeal decision - remittal to the department of first instance (yes)

Application title

NONAQUEOUS ELECTROLYTE TYPE SECONDARY BATTERY SYSTEM AND VEHICLE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T196015.20171116

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 294.683K)
T 0551/11 (Assigning keywords to content/SKYWORD) of 20.9.2017

Online on

16.01.2018

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

20.9.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06Q 10/00

Application no.

06827607.0

Keywords

Inventive step - mixture of technical and non-technical features
Inventive step - displaying suggested keywords in rank order (no
Inventive step - display of information)
Inventive step - only displaying frequently suggested keywords (no
Inventive step - administrative scheme)
Inventive step - no inventive technical contribution
Inventive step - all requests (no)
Claims - clarity
Claims - fifth auxiliary request (no)

Application title

COMPUTER METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR PUBLISHING CONTENT ON A GLOBAL COMPUTER NETWORK

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T055111.20170920

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 360.551K)
T 2377/11 () of 6.4.2017

Online on

16.01.2018

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

6.4.2017

Proc. language

FR

IPC

F16L 15/04

Application no.

03758230.1

Keywords

Document produit tardivement - recevable (oui)
Renvoi à la première instance (non)
Nouveauté - requête principale (oui)
Activité inventive - requête principale (oui)

Application title

Joint fileté tubulaire étanche vis-a-vis du milieu extérieur

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T237711.20170406

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 421.027K)
T 2501/11 (VERKEHRSZEICHENERKENNUNG UND NAVIGATION/BOSCH) of 10.10.2017

Online on

16.01.2018

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

10.10.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G06F 15/00

Application no.

99936396.3

Keywords

Ladung zur mündlichen Verhandlung - Fernbleiben eines Beteiligten
Ermittlung von Amts wegen - Beschwerdeverfahren
Beschwerdeentscheidung - Prüfungsumfang
Prüfung des Einspruchs - Umfang der Befugnis zur Prüfung des Einspruchs
Prüfung des Einspruchs - Aufrechterhaltung des Patents in geändertem Umfang
Neuheit - (ja)

Application title

VERFAHREN UND VORRICHTUNG ZUR VERKEHRSZEICHENERKENNUNG UND NAVIGATION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T250111.20171010

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 280.468K)
T 1475/12 () of 7.12.2017

Online on

16.01.2018

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

7.12.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H02K 1/14
H02K 1/02
H02K 1/18

Application no.

05800238.7

Keywords

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

Application title

Motor Generator and Automobile Carrying the same

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T147512.20171207

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 321.309K)
T 2016/12 () of 6.10.2017

Online on

16.01.2018

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

6.10.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F01D 5/18

Application no.

00306670.1

Keywords

transfer of opponent status (not proven)

Application title

Turbine blade with preferentially cooled trailing edge pressure wall

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T201612.20171006

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 298.175K)
T 2230/12 (LDPC encoding and decoding I/LG ELECTRONICS) of 12.12.2017

Online on

16.01.2018

Board

3.5.07

Decision date

12.12.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H03M 13/11

Application no.

05756780.2

Keywords

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

Application title

A method and apparatus of encoding and decoding data using low density parity check code in a wireless communication system

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T223012.20171212

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 551.021K)
T 2301/12 () of 22.11.2017

Online on

16.01.2018

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

22.11.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01L 21/027
G03F 7/20

Application no.

05758280.1

Keywords

Amendment occasioned by ground for opposition - (yes)
Sufficiency of disclosure - (yes)
Claims - relationship between Article 83 and Article 84
Late-filed document - admitted (yes)
Remittal to the department of first instance - (yes)

Application title

EXPOSURE EQUIPMENT AND DEVICE MANUFACTURING METHOD

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T230112.20171122

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 494.186K)
T 2566/12 () of 21.11.2017

Online on

16.01.2018

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

21.11.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

D06F 37/02
D06F 37/04

Application no.

04425550.3

Keywords

Inventive step - (yes)
Claims - clarity in opposition appeal proceedings
Late-filed document - admitted (no)

Application title

Basket for washing machine, washer-drier, drier, and the like

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T256612.20171121

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 440.391K)
T 0106/13 () of 5.12.2017

Online on

16.01.2018

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

5.12.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F01K 7/00
F01K 13/02
F02C 7/26
F02C 9/28
F01D 19/00
F01D 19/02

Application no.

05785118.0

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)
Spät eingereichtes Dokument - zugelassen (nein)
Spät vorgebrachte Argumente - zugelassen (nein)

Application title

VERFAHREN UND MODUL ZUM VORRAUSSCHAUENDEN ANFAHREN VON DAMPFTURBINEN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T010613.20171205

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 393.984K)
T 0523/13 (Flight simulator/HONEYWELL) of 8.11.2017

Online on

16.01.2018

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

8.11.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04L 29/06

Application no.

02724966.3

Keywords

Novelty - main request (no)
Inventive step - auxiliary requests 1 and 2 (no)
Admissibility - auxililary request 3 (no)

Application title

System and method for operating software in a flight simulator environment

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T052313.20171108

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 358.031K)
T 1166/13 () of 20.11.2017

Online on

16.01.2018

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

20.11.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F02C 9/50

Application no.

02018282.0

Keywords

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

Application title

Gas turbine control apparatus and gas turbine system using the same

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T116613.20171120

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 374.352K)
T 1985/13 (Time-shift recording of broadcast content/LG ELECTRONICS) of 11.10.2017

Online on

16.01.2018

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

11.10.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04H 1/00

Application no.

06018858.8

Keywords

Added subject-matter - main request (yes)
Clarity - auxiliary requests 1 and 2 (no)
Admissibility - auxiliary request 3 (no)

Application title

Delayed reproduction of broadcast content received by a mobile terminal

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T198513.20171011

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 334.391K)
T 0068/14 () of 17.8.2017

Online on

16.01.2018

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

17.8.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F24C 15/04

Application no.

07124130.1

Keywords

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

Application title

Oven door

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T006814.20170817

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 338.296K)
T 0283/14 () of 10.10.2017

Online on

16.01.2018

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

10.10.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B21C 23/21
B21C 31/00

Application no.

08010226.2

Keywords

Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (no)

Application title

Improved press for extruding non-ferrous metal section members

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T028314.20171010

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 277.117K)
T 0330/14 () of 28.11.2017

Online on

16.01.2018

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

28.11.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01L 51/30

Application no.

05725616.6

Keywords

Amendments - added subject-matter (yes) all requests

Application title

ELECTRICALLY CONDUCTING ORGANIC POLYMER/NANOPARTICLE COMPOSITES AND METHODS FOR USE THEREOF

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T033014.20171128

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 398.852K)
T 1476/14 () of 16.11.2017

Online on

16.01.2018

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

16.11.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C08J 9/14
C08J 9/32
A43B 9/18
A43B 5/00

Application no.

04804408.5

Keywords

Neuheit
Patentansprüche - Klarheit im Einspruchsbeschwerdeverfahren
Neu eingereichter Antrag - Antrag hätte bereits im erstinstanzlichen Verfahren vorgebracht werden können

Application title

VERFAHREN ZUR HERSTELLUNG VON SCHUHEN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T147614.20171116

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 419.392K)
T 1589/14 (Bundled ACK for TDD transmission mode/ERICSSON) of 14.9.2017

Online on

16.01.2018

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

14.9.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04L 1/16
H04L 1/18
H04W 72/04
H04W 72/12

Application no.

09707705.1

Keywords

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

Application title

METHODS AND DEVICES RELATING TO DOWNLINK ASSIGNMENTS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T158914.20170914

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 480.392K)
T 1697/14 () of 26.10.2017

Online on

16.01.2018

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

26.10.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01M 13/04
G07C 3/00

Application no.

01114516.6

Keywords

Amendments - added subject-matter (yes)

Application title

Machine component monitoring, diagnosing and selling system

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T169714.20171026

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 442.129K)
T 1670/15 (Gas phase polymerisation/INEOS) of 30.8.2017

Online on

16.01.2018

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

30.8.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B01J 8/24
C08F 10/00

Application no.

09783231.5

Keywords

Inventive step - unexpected improvement shown

Application title

Apparatus and process for gas phase fluidised bed polymerisation reaction

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T167015.20170830

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 339.823K)
T 2232/15 (LDPC encoding and decoding II/LG ELECTRONICS) of 12.12.2017

Online on

16.01.2018

Board

3.5.07

Decision date

12.12.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H03M 13/11

Application no.

10179172.1

Keywords

Inventive step - all requests (no)

Application title

A method and apparatus of encoding and decoding data using low density parity check codes in a wireless communication system

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T223215.20171212

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 328.342K)
T 0152/16 () of 4.12.2017

Online on

16.01.2018

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

4.12.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A22B 7/00
A22C 18/00
G01N 23/00
G01N 33/12
A22B 5/00
A22C 17/00
G01N 23/04

Application no.

07808689.9

Keywords

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

Application title

AN IMAGING APPARATUS AND METHOD OF DETERMINING A CUTTING PATH AND GRADING A CARCASS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T015216.20171204

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 339.296K)
T 1951/16 () of 12.12.2017

Online on

16.01.2018

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

12.12.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B29C 65/48

Application no.

08171118.6

Keywords

Substantial procedural violation - request for oral proceedings ignored (yes)
Unity of invention - invitation to pay further fees justified (yes)
Unity of invention - refund of further search fee (no)
Reimbursement of appeal fee (no)

Application title

Aircraft structures bonded with adhesive including magnetostrictive material

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T195116.20171212

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 312.469K)
T 0747/17 () of 11.1.2018

Online on

16.01.2018

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

11.1.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61F 13/00
A61M 1/00

Application no.

07808524.8

Keywords

Admissibility of appeal
Statement of grounds of appeal

Application title

WOUND-STIMULATING UNIT

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T074717.20180111

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 220.362K)
T 1410/12 () of 20.10.2017

Online on

15.01.2018

Board

3.5.04

Decision date

20.10.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04N 7/26
H04N 7/46

Application no.

06736531.2

Keywords

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

Application title

Content-adaptive background skipping for region-of-interest video coding

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T141012.20171020

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 381.784K)
T 1605/12 () of 8.11.2017

Online on

15.01.2018

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

8.11.2017

Proc. language

FR

IPC

G01R 31/311

Application no.

06808229.6

Keywords

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

Application title

DISPOSITIF D'ANALYSE D'UN CIRCUIT INTEGRE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T160512.20171108

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Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 373.151K)
T 1556/13 (HARQ process-IDs disambiguation/BLACKBERRY) of 24.10.2017

Online on

15.01.2018

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

24.10.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04L 1/18

Application no.

09791152.3

Keywords

Novelty - (no)

Application title

ALLOCATION OF DIFFERENT HARQ PROCESS IDENTIFIERS TO DIFFERENT INITIAL SEMI-PERSISTENT SCHEDULING IN ORDER TO SOLVE RETRANSMISSIONS AMBIGUITY WHEN DIFFERENT HARQ PROCESSES OVERLAP

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T155613.20171024

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Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 278.283K)
T 0025/14 () of 7.11.2017

Online on

15.01.2018

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

7.11.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 9/00
A61K 9/16

Application no.

07808579.2

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)

Application title

GRANULATE CONTAINING A PHARMACEUTICALLY ACTIVE SUBSTANCE AND AN EMULSIFIER AND METHOD FOR ITS MANUFACTURE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T002514.20171107

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 381.617K)
T 1219/14 () of 13.10.2017

Online on

15.01.2018

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

13.10.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

E05F 15/14
E05F 15/20

Application no.

99106379.3

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit

Application title

Antrieb für eine Tür

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T121914.20171013

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 330.954K)
T 0113/15 () of 16.11.2017

Online on

15.01.2018

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

16.11.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A61K 9/70
A61K 31/4468

Application no.

07001087.1

Keywords

Patentansprüche - Klarheit (nein)

Application title

Transdermales therapeutisches System mit Fentanyl

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T011315.20171116

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 357.146K)
T 1700/15 () of 9.1.2018

Online on

15.01.2018

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

9.1.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C22C 19/05

Application no.

03254727.5

Keywords

-

Application title

Nickel-base alloy

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T170015.20180109

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 244.882K)
T 1607/16 (Extensible file system II/MICROSOFT) of 20.9.2017

Online on

15.01.2018

Board

3.5.07

Decision date

20.9.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 17/30

Application no.

05111554.1

Keywords

Sufficiency of disclosure - (yes)
Amendments - added subject-matter (no)
Referral to the Enlarged Board of Appeal - (no)
Late-filed arguments
Late-filed argument - admitted (partly)
German Federal Court of Justice: BGH 2 June 2015 X ZR 103/13 "Kreuzgestänge"

Application title

Extensible file system

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T160716.20170920

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 571.213K)
T 0540/12 (Streptavidin-binding modules/IBA) of 6.11.2017

Online on

12.01.2018

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

6.11.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07K 14/00
C07K 19/00
C12N 15/00
C12N 15/63
G01N 33/53

Application no.

01274019.7

Keywords

"Main request - requirements of the EPC fulfilled (yes)"

Application title

Sequentially arranged streptavidin-binding modules as affinity tags

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T054012.20171106

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 381.465K)
T 0692/13 (BWT/Anreicherung mit Magnesium) of 11.10.2017

Online on

12.01.2018

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

11.10.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C02F 1/68
C02F 1/42

Application no.

07847381.6

Keywords

Spät eingereichte Tatsachen - zugelassen (ja)
Neuheit - (ja)
Ausreichende Offenbarung - (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)

Application title

VERFAHREN UND VORRICHTUNG ZUR ANREICHERUNG VON WASSER MIT MAGNESIUM-IONEN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T069213.20171011

Distribution

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Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 497.466K)
T 1287/13 () of 26.10.2017

Online on

12.01.2018

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

26.10.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C03B 5/08
C03B 5/225
C03B 5/16
C03B 17/06
C03C 1/00
G01N 27/416

Application no.

97910814.9

Keywords

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

Application title

METHOD OF FORMING GLASSES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T128713.20171026

Distribution

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Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 497.211K)
T 1837/13 (COMPOSITION DE TEINTURE/L'OREAL) of 17.3.2017

Online on

12.01.2018

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

17.3.2017

Proc. language

FR

IPC

A61K 7/13

Application no.

99934809.7

Keywords

Requête subsidiaire 8' produite tardivement - économie de procédure
Essais comparatifs: admission (oui)
Requête principale et requêtes subsidiaires 2 à 8: activité inventive (non) - amélioration non crédible dans l'ensemble de la portée de la revendication
Requête subsidiare 9: activité inventive - (oui)

Application title

COMPOSITION DE TEINTURE POUR FIBRES KERATINIQUES AVEC UN COLORANT DIRECT CATIONIQUE ET UN AGENT TENSIO-ACTIF NON-IONIQUE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T183713.20170317

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Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 1.058M)
T 0461/14 () of 30.11.2017

Online on

12.01.2018

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

30.11.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01D 4/00
G05B 19/00
B66B 9/08
H04W 84/00
H04B 17/00

Application no.

06794771.3

Keywords

Claims - clarity (no)
Claims - main request, first auxiliary request
Inventive step - (no)
Inventive step - second and third auxiliary requests
Amendments - added subject-matter (yes)
Amendments - fourth auxiliary request
Admissibility of fifth and sixth auxiliary request (no) - prima facie not clearly allowable

Application title

WIRELESS FAULT MONITORING SYSTEM

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T046114.20171130

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Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 613.544K)
T 1555/15 () of 10.10.2017

Online on

12.01.2018

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

10.10.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B60D 1/14

Application no.

08173079.8

Keywords

Neuheit und erfinderische Tätigkeit (erteiltes Patent): JA

Application title

Kraftfahrzeug mit Anhängekupplung

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T155515.20171010

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 311.276K)
T 2019/15 (Audio signal/haptic signal conversion/IMMERSION) of 20.10.2017

Online on

12.01.2018

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

20.10.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 3/01

Application no.

11195575.3

Keywords

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

Application title

System and method for automatically producing haptic events from a digital audio file

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T201915.20171020

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 261.896K)
T 0356/10 (Distillation process/TAIYO NIPPON SANSO CORP.) of 4.12.2017

Online on

11.01.2018

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

4.12.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B01D 59/04
B01J 19/32

Application no.

98119173.7

Keywords

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

Application title

Process and apparatus for separation of stable isotope compound

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T035610.20171204

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 318.105K)
T 0389/14 () of 26.9.2017

Online on

11.01.2018

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

26.9.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61L 29/08
A61L 29/16
A61L 27/34
A61L 27/54

Application no.

09157030.9

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)
Inventive step - all requests

Application title

Compositions and methods for coating medical implants

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T038914.20170926

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 363.488K)
T 1129/14 (Antiperspirant composition/COLGATE) of 17.10.2017

Online on

11.01.2018

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

17.10.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61Q 15/00
A61K 8/28
A61K 8/92

Application no.

09172875.8

Keywords

Late submitted material - correct exercise of discretion (yes)
Novelty - (yes)

Application title

Antiperspirant/deodorant composition

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T112914.20171017

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 351.105K)
T 0326/15 () of 21.11.2017

Online on

11.01.2018

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

21.11.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 47/18
A61K 38/23

Application no.

03766387.9

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)

Application title

ORAL ADMINISTRATION OF CALCITONIN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T032615.20171121

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 317.520K)
T 1404/15 () of 23.11.2017

Online on

11.01.2018

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

23.11.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08L 83/08
C09D 183/08
G03G 15/20

Application no.

05105540.8

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)
Late-filed requests
Late-filed request - requests identical to requests not admitted in first instance proceedings

Application title

Amino-functional siloxane copolymer release agents for fuser members

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T140415.20171123

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 402.011K)
T 0703/16 (LSR-Leptin interaction/MERCK SERONO BIODEVELOPMENT) of 6.10.2017

Online on

11.01.2018

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

6.10.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07K 14/715

Application no.

00964574.8

Keywords

"Added subject-matter (yes)"

Application title

Methods of screening for compounds that modulate theLSR-Leptin interaction and their use in the prevention and treatment of obesity-related diseases

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T070316.20171006

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 355.771K)
T 2450/16 () of 9.10.2017

Online on

10.01.2018

Board

3.5.04

Decision date

9.10.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04N 7/24
H04N 7/52

Application no.

01924569.5

Keywords

Preparing a notice of appeal constituting a routine task in the circumstances (no)
Re-establishment of rights - (no)
Re-establishment of rights - all due care (no)

Application title

Insertion of asynchronous data into a synchronous stream

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T245016.20171009

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 355.005K)
T 2145/12 (Digital rights management/ERICSSON) of 22.11.2017

Online on

04.01.2018

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

22.11.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04W 8/22

Application no.

02793731.7

Keywords

Admissibility - new main request (no)
Added subject-matter - auxiliary requests I-V (yes)

Application title

Robust and flexible digital rights management involving a tamper-resistant identity module

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T214512.20171122

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 350.066K)
T 0140/14 (Wet wipe / P&G) of 16.11.2016

Online on

04.01.2018

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

16.11.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61Q 19/10
A61K 8/891

Application no.

05797739.9

Keywords

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

Application title

WET WIPE LOTIONS COMPRISING PARTICULATE MATERIAL

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T014014.20161116

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 505.054K)
T 1227/14 () of 12.7.2017

Online on

04.01.2018

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

12.7.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B29C 51/42
B29C 51/46
B29C 51/02
B29C 51/10
B29C 45/14
B29K 69/00
B29K 75/00
B29K 23/00
B29K 33/04
B29K 25/00

Application no.

08802639.8

Keywords

Spät eingereichte Beweismittel - zugelassen (ja)
Spät eingereichte Hilfsanträge - zugelassen (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hauptantrag, Hilfsanträge 1 bis 9 (nein)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hilfsantrag 10 (ja)
Rechtliches Gehör - Fassung des Patents nicht vom Patentinhaber gebilligt
Rückzahlung der Beschwerdegebühr - entspricht der Billigkeit wegen eines wesentlichen Verfahrensmangels (siehe Entscheidungsgründe, Punkt 7)

Application title

Verfahren zur Herstellung eines tiefgezogenen Folienteils aus thermoplastischem Kunststoff

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T122714.20170712

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 515.428K)
T 1176/13 (Enhancing transmission efficiency/INNOVATIVE SONIC LIMITED) of 1.12.2017

Online on

03.01.2018

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

1.12.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04W 28/06

Application no.

08002754.3

Keywords

Amendments - allowable
Amendments - main request (no)
Admissibility - first to fifth auxiliary requests (no)

Application title

Method and apparatus for enhancing transmission efficiency in a wireless communications system

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T117613.20171201

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 341.672K)
T 0643/15 () of 10.11.2017

Online on

03.01.2018

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

10.11.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B64C 3/00

Application no.

06847437.8

Keywords

novelty (yes)
inventive step (yes)
remittal to the department of first instance (yes)

Application title

AIRCRAFT WING COMPOSED OF COMPOSITE AND METAL PANELS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T064315.20171110

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 283.745K)
T 0796/12 () of 26.10.2017

Online on

02.01.2018

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

26.10.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01L 39/14
H01L 39/24

Application no.

03743613.6

Keywords

Admissibility of appeal - (yes)
Amendments - extension beyond the content of the application as filed (no)
Sufficiency of disclosure - (yes)
Late-filed document - admitted (yes)
Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

SUPERCONDUCTIVE LAYER AND METHOD FOR PREPARATION THEREOF

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T079612.20171026

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 428.830K)
T 1054/13 (Network firewall/ALCATEL) of 12.10.2017

Online on

02.01.2018

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

12.10.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04L 12/24
H04L 29/06
H04L 12/22

Application no.

00300371.2

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)

Application title

A method and apparatus for managing a firewall

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T105413.20171012

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 306.726K)
T 1380/14 () of 20.12.2017

Online on

02.01.2018

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

20.12.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C08F 2/10
C08F 20/04

Application no.

07787356.0

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - unerwartete Verbesserung

Application title

VERFAHREN ZUR HERSTELLUNG WASSERABSORBIERENDER POLYMERPARTIKEL MIT HOHER PERMEABILITÄT DURCH POLYMERISATION VON TROPFEN EINER MONOMERLÖSUNG

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T138014.20171220

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 262.157K)

December 2017

T 0790/11 (Sorafenib combination therapy/BAYER) of 19.4.2017

Online on

22.12.2017

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

19.4.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 31/44
A61K 31/535
A61K 31/65
A61K 31/435
A61K 31/505
A61K 31/47
A61P 35/00

Application no.

02786842.1

Keywords

Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)
Inventive step - reasonable expectation of success (no)

Application title

ARYL UREA COMPOUNDS IN COMBINATION WITH OTHER CYTOSTATIC OR CYTOTOXIC AGENTS FOR TREATING HUMAN CANCERS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T079011.20170419

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 427.381K)
T 1252/13 (Collagen producing plants/COLLPLANT) of 5.7.2017

Online on

22.12.2017

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

5.7.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12N 15/82
A01H 5/00

Application no.

05789469.3

Keywords

Amendments - allowable (no)

Application title

Collagen producing plants and methods of generating and using same

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T125213.20170705

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 381.729K)
T 1393/13 () of 25.10.2017

Online on

22.12.2017

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

25.10.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B29B 13/06
B29B 9/06
C08F 6/00

Application no.

05821649.0

Keywords

Amendments - main request
Amendments - added subject-matter (yes)
Amendments - auxiliary requests 1 to 8 and 10
Amendments - added subject-matter (yes)
Inventive step - auxiliary request 9 (no)

Application title

Pellet treatment unit

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T139313.20171025

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 388.138K)
T 1831/13 () of 20.11.2017

Online on

22.12.2017

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

20.11.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G09G 5/00

Application no.

07701012.2

Keywords

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

Application title

METHOD OF CONTROLLONG TOUCH PANEL DISPLAY DEVICE AND TOUCH PANEL DISPLAY DEVICE USING THE SAME

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T183113.20171120

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 322.135K)
T 1730/14 () of 6.12.2017

Online on

22.12.2017

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

6.12.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F16F 9/512

Application no.

09007044.2

Keywords

Grundlage der Entscheidung - Widerruf des Patents auf Antrag des Patentinhabers

Application title

Bewegungsabhängige Dämpfung

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T173014.20171206

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 228.380K)
T 0906/16 () of 18.10.2017

Online on

22.12.2017

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

18.10.2017

Proc. language

FR

IPC

A63H 27/08
B63B 35/79
B64C 31/06

Application no.

05290457.0

Keywords

Activité inventive - (non)
Document produit tardivement - requête clairement admissible (non)

Application title

Aile à dièdre négatif de traction d'une charge

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T090616.20171018

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 330.488K)
T 0327/17 (Appeal deemed not to have been filed (yes), Reimbursement of the … of 14.12.2017

Online on

22.12.2017

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

14.12.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B32B 1/04
B32B 17/02
E04B 1/76
B32B 3/06

Application no.

11173002.4

Keywords

Re-establishment of rights concerning time limit for filing notice of appeal
Re-establishment of rights - request withdrawn
Reimbursement of appeal fee

Application title

System for the formation of small curvature radius in preformed mineral wool panels

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T032717.20171214

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 233.115K)
T 1527/12 () of 24.10.2017

Online on

21.12.2017

Board

3.5.04

Decision date

24.10.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04N 5/45

Application no.

08170517.0

Keywords

Claims - clarity
Claims - main and auxiliary requests (no)

Application title

Image processing apparatus and control method thereof

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T152712.20171024

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D

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 353.771K)
T 2247/12 () of 30.11.2017

Online on

21.12.2017

Board

3.5.04

Decision date

30.11.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04N 7/173

Application no.

01939018.6

Keywords

Inventive step - main and auxiliary request (no)

Application title

System and method for providing Internet addresses corresponding to an electronic signal to a user

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T224712.20171130

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D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 378.871K)
T 2377/12 (Supported porous gel / NATRIX) of 13.12.2016

Online on

21.12.2017

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

13.12.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B01D 67/00
B01D 15/08
B01D 69/10
B01D 69/12
B01D 69/14
B01D 71/40
B01J 20/26
B01J 20/28
B01J 20/32

Application no.

04706115.5

Keywords

Sufficiency of disclosure - All Requests (no)
Technical submissions made at the oral proceedings disregarded - not submitted in due time - new complex issues raised

Application title

COMPOSITE MATERIALS COMPRISING SUPPORTED POROUS GELS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T237712.20161213

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D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 471.800K)
T 1025/15 () of 29.11.2017

Online on

21.12.2017

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

29.11.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B62D 65/12
B62D 65/18
B23P 21/00

Application no.

10193941.1

Keywords

Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

Plant for assembling mechanical parts on bodies of motor-vehicles

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T102515.20171129

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D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 282.997K)
T 1074/12 () of 19.10.2017

Online on

20.12.2017

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

19.10.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G07D 7/12

Application no.

03009068.2

Keywords

Admissibility of appeal - (yes)
Inventive step - main request (no)
Inventive step - auxiliary request (no)

Application title

Paper quality discriminating machine

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T107412.20171019

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D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 366.220K)
T 1472/12 () of 20.7.2017

Online on

20.12.2017

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

20.7.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F16L 15/06

Application no.

04739196.6

Keywords

Amendments - added subject-matter (no)
Late-filed evidence - admitted (yes)
Inventive step (yes)

Application title

Threaded tubular connection with progressive axial thread interference

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T147212.20170720

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D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 409.489K)
T 0389/13 () of 19.9.2017

Online on

20.12.2017

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

19.9.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08L 23/04
C08F 10/02

Application no.

02761404.9

Keywords

Late file request admitted
Unallowable intermediate restriction / generalisation (all requests)

Application title

BIMODAL POLYETHYLENE COMPOSITION AND ARTICLES MADE THEREFROM

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T038913.20170919

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D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 451.897K)
T 2400/13 (BATCH ESTERIFICATION / ExxonMobil) of 13.6.2017

Online on

20.12.2017

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

13.6.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07C 67/08
C07C 69/80

Application no.

08716352.3

Keywords

Grounds for opposition - extension of subject-matter (no)
Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

BATCH ESTERIFICATION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T240013.20170613

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D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 418.681K)
T 1573/14 (Wheel-based input device/SINGAPORE) of 15.11.2017

Online on

20.12.2017

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

15.11.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 3/033
G08C 17/00

Application no.

09787008.3

Keywords

Inventive step - (yes, after amendments)

Application title

Input device with rotary wheel

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T157314.20171115

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 329.884K)
T 1838/14 () of 16.11.2017

Online on

20.12.2017

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

16.11.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G09B 23/28

Application no.

09710718.9

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)

Application title

APPARATUS FOR DIDACTIC DENTISTRY OPERATIONS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T183814.20171116

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D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 337.362K)
T 1682/15 (Combination of brimonidine and timolol/ALLERGAN) of 13.6.2017

Online on

20.12.2017

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

13.6.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 31/535
A61K 31/498
A61P 27/06

Application no.

03726234.2

Keywords

Late-filed submission in relation to Article 55 EPC - admitted (no)
Late-filed auxiliary requests - admitted (yes)
Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step (all requests)
Inventive step - (no)

Application title

COMBINATION OF BRIMONIDINE AND TIMOLOL FOR TOPICAL OPHTHALMIC USE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T168215.20170613

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 674.842K)
G 0001/16 (Disclaimer III) of 18.12.2017

Online on

19.12.2017

Board

EBA

Decision date

18.12.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

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

Application no.

08003327.7

Keywords

Allowability of undisclosed disclaimers
Applicability of the gold standard disclosure test as defined in decision G 2/10 to undisclosed disclaimers – no
Applicability of criteria as defined in decisions G 1/03 and G 2/03 – yes
Drafting of undisclosed disclaimers – no technical contribution to the claimed subject-matter of the application as filed may be provided

Application title

Complexes of form L2IrX

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:G000116.20171218

Distribution

A

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 1.925M)
T 0699/12 () of 13.11.2017

Online on

19.12.2017

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

13.11.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61N 5/10

Application no.

03723593.4

Keywords

Exceptions to patentability - method for treatment by therapy (no)
Remittal to the department of first instance - (yes)

Application title

METHOD FOR PERFORMING IN VIVO DOSIMETRY

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T069912.20171113

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 350.515K)
T 0934/12 () of 30.11.2017

Online on

19.12.2017

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

30.11.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G10L 19/00

Application no.

08839058.8

Keywords

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

Application title

AUDIO CODING USING UPMIX

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T093412.20171130

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 331.754K)
T 1146/12 () of 4.12.2017

Online on

19.12.2017

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

4.12.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G10L 19/00

Application no.

08840635.0

Keywords

Priority - basis in priority document (no)
Novelty - main request (no)
Late-filed auxiliary requests - request clearly allowable (no)
Late-filed auxiliary requests - admitted (no)

Application title

AUDIO CODING USING DOWNMIX

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T114612.20171204

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 341.894K)
T 0430/13 () of 22.9.2017

Online on

19.12.2017

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

22.9.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B01D 61/32

Application no.

02773116.5

Keywords

Admissibility of opposition - (yes)
Evidence filed with the statement of grounds
Evidence - could have been filed in first instance proceedings (no), admitted (yes)
Remittal to the department of first instance - (no)
Apportionment of costs - (no)
Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR CONTROLLING A DIALYSIS APPARATUS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T043013.20170922

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 383.604K)
T 1401/13 (Gapped nucleic acid molecules/MARINA BIOTECH) of 7.11.2017

Online on

19.12.2017

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

7.11.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12N 15/11
A61K 31/7105

Application no.

07844409.8

Keywords

Right to be heard - non-attendance at oral proceedings
Admissibility of all appellant's requests filed with the statement setting out the grounds of appeal - (no)

Application title

NICKED OR GAPPED NUCLEIC ACID MOLECULES AND USES THEREOF

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T140113.20171107

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D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 267.955K)
T 0810/15 () of 17.10.2017

Online on

19.12.2017

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

17.10.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08J 5/24
C08K 7/06
C08L 101/00

Application no.

07792059.3

Keywords

Main request: inventive step - (no)
New auxiliary requests 1 and 2: admittance - (no)
Auxiliary request 12: clarity - (no)

Application title

PREPREG AND CARBON FIBER-REINFORCED COMPOSITE MATERIAL

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T081015.20171017

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 516.253K)
T 1049/16 () of 29.11.2017

Online on

19.12.2017

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

29.11.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F02B 3/02
F02B 37/04
F02B 43/00
F02D 19/06

Application no.

07765124.8

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit Hauptantrag (nein)
Zulassung und erfind Tätigkeit Hilfsantrag (ja)

Application title

BRENNKRAFTMASCHINE FÜR GAS UND BENZIN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T104916.20171129

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 313.465K)
T 1321/16 (Ausmischen von Getränken/KRONES) of 17.10.2017

Online on

19.12.2017

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

17.10.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B01F 3/08
B01F 15/04
B67D 1/00

Application no.

11160990.5

Keywords

Einspruchsgründe - mangelhafte Offenbarung (nein)
Einspruchsgründe - mangelnde Patentierbarkeit (nein)
Neuheit - (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)

Application title

Vorrichtung und Verfahren zum Ausmischen von Getränken

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T132116.20171017

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 342.853K)
D 0001/17 () of 16.11.2017

Online on

18.12.2017

Board

DBA

Decision date

16.11.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

-

Application no.

-

Keywords

-

Application title

-

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:D000117.20171116

Distribution

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 30.968K)
T 0351/12 () of 30.5.2017

Online on

18.12.2017

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

30.5.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F16J 15/34
F04D 29/12

Application no.

05017981.1

Keywords

Auxiliary requests - submitted with the statement of grounds of appeal - auxiliary requests I, II, IV, V (admitted)
Auxiliary requests - amendments after arrangement of oral proceedings - auxiliary requests Va, VII (admitted)
Auxiliary requests - amendments during oral proceedings - auxiliary request III (not admitted)
Novelty - main request (no)
Novelty - auxiliary request VII (no)
Amendments - added subject-matter
Amendments - auxiliary requests I, II (yes)
Amendments - undisclosed disclaimer
Amendments - added subject-matter
Amendments - auxiliary request IV (yes)
Claims - clarity
Claims - auxiliary requests V, Va (no)

Application title

Mechanical seal device

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T035112.20170530

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 522.854K)
T 1859/13 () of 12.12.2017

Online on

18.12.2017

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

12.12.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01L 29/786

Application no.

09164894.9

Keywords

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

Application title

Thin film transistor, method of manufacturing the same and flat panel display device having the same

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T185913.20171212

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 296.060K)
T 1906/13 (Finishing machine for removing a burr/FANUC) of 26.7.2017

Online on

18.12.2017

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

26.7.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G05B 19/416

Application no.

05017763.3

Keywords

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

Application title

Finishing machine for removing a burr

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T190613.20170726

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 374.424K)
T 0767/14 (Telekommunikationskanalzugriff/IPCOM II) of 19.7.2017

Online on

18.12.2017

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

19.7.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

H04W 72/10

Application no.

07009265.5

Keywords

Zulässigkeit der Beschwerde (Beschwerdeführerin IV)
Zulässigkeit der Beschwerde - (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)

Application title

Zugriff einer Mobilstation auf einen wahlfreien Zugriffskanal in Abhängigkeit ihrer Nutzerklasse

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T076714.20170719

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 613.050K)
T 1035/14 (Icon magnification/APPLE) of 12.12.2017

Online on

18.12.2017

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

12.12.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 3/033

Application no.

00986247.5

Keywords

Added subject-matter - (yes)
Reimbursement of the appeal fee - (no)

Application title

User interface for providing consolidation and access

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T103514.20171212

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 286.717K)
T 0477/12 (Conditional formatting/MICROSOFT TECHNOLOGY LICENSING) of 20.10.2017

Online on

13.12.2017

Board

3.5.07

Decision date

20.10.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 17/24

Application no.

05105354.4

Keywords

-

Application title

One click conditional formatting method and system for software programs

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T047712.20171020

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 370.433K)
T 0333/13 (OLED DEVICES) of 3.5.2017

Online on

13.12.2017

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

3.5.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C09K 11/06
H01L 51/50
H05B 33/22
H05B 33/14

Application no.

05853110.4

Keywords

All requests - Inventive step - (no)

Application title

PHOSPHORESCENT OLEDS WITH EXCITON BLOCKING LAYER

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T033313.20170503

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 337.912K)
T 1577/13 () of 7.12.2017

Online on

12.12.2017

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

7.12.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

D03D 51/02
D03D 51/06
D03C 1/14
D03C 3/32

Application no.

01988794.2

Keywords

Grundlage der Entscheidung - Rücknahme der Zustimmung zur vorgelegten oder gebilligten Fassung des Patents
Grundlage der Entscheidung - Widerruf des Patents

Application title

VERFAHREN ZUM BETREIBEN EINER WEB- UND FACHBILDEMASCHINE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T157713.20171207

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 229.521K)
T 2346/14 () of 28.9.2017

Online on

12.12.2017

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

28.9.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C22C 21/06
C22C 1/02

Application no.

06776840.8

Keywords

Amendments
Novelty
Inventive step

Application title

HIGH STRENGTH WELDABLE AL-MG ALLOY

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T234614.20170928

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 316.476K)
T 2136/16 () of 11.9.2017

Online on

12.12.2017

Board

3.5.04

Decision date

11.9.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04N 21/422
H04N 21/4788
H04N 21/475
H04N 21/4782
H04N 21/442
H04N 21/472
H04N 21/482
H04N 21/41
H04N 5/445

Application no.

03077693.4

Keywords

Inventive step - main request and third auxiliary request (no)
Inventive step - fourth auxiliary request (no)
Admission of fourth auxiliary request - (yes)
Adjournment of the proceedings - (no)
Referral to the Enlarged Board of Appeal - (no)

Application title

Interactive television program guide with remote access

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T213616.20170911

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 490.463K)
T 1731/17 (Subtilase variants/NOVOZYMES) of 7.12.2017

Online on

12.12.2017

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

7.12.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12N 9/54
C11D 3/386

Application no.

10180046.4

Keywords

Missing statement of grounds of appeal

Application title

Subtilase variants

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T173117.20171207

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 221.474K)
T 1120/12 (Amyloidogenic disease/JANSSEN) of 22.11.2016

Online on

11.12.2017

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

22.11.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 39/395
A61K 38/17
A61K 39/39
A61K 39/00
G01N 33/68
A61K 48/00
A61P 25/28

Application no.

00937919.9

Keywords

"Main request and auxiliary requests 1 to 3 - claim 1 - inventive step (no)"
"Admission of auxiliary request 4 into proceedings (no)"

Application title

Prevention and treatment of amyloidogenic disease

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T112012.20161122

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 432.903K)
T 1532/12 () of 18.10.2017

Online on

11.12.2017

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

18.10.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01Q 1/24
H01Q 9/04
H01Q 19/00

Application no.

08000696.8

Keywords

Claims - essential features
Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

Patch antenna

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T153212.20171018

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 369.144K)
T 0127/13 (Einstellung des Verfahrens nach Erlöschen des Patents in allen … of 29.11.2017

Online on

11.12.2017

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

29.11.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

H05B 3/74
F24C 7/08

Application no.

01112196.9

Keywords

-

Application title

Berührungsschalteinrichtung

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T012713.20171129

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 227.042K)
T 2048/13 () of 3.11.2017

Online on

11.12.2017

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

3.11.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C07C 67/54
C07C 51/44
C07C 51/46
C07C 69/54
C07C 57/07

Application no.

03711919.5

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit (nein)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Verbesserung (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - naheliegende Lösung

Application title

VERFAHREN ZUR REINIGUNG VON BODENKOLONNEN, DIE ZUR REKTIFIKATIVEN BEHANDLUNG VON (METH) ACRYLSÄURE UND/ODER DEREN ESTER ENTHALTENDEN FLÜSSIGKEITEN VERWENDET WORDEN WAREN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T204813.20171103

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 318.265K)
T 0151/14 (Antibodies specific post-translationally modified (PTM) peptides/CELL … of 17.11.2017

Online on

11.12.2017

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

17.11.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12Q 1/68
G01N 33/53
G01N 33/543
G01N 33/551
C07K 16/44

Application no.

02747916.1

Keywords

Main request and auxiliary request 1 - admission into the appeal proceedings (yes)
Main request and auxiliary request 1 - clarity and sufficiency of disclosure (no)
Auxiliary requests 2 to 4 - admission into the appeal proceedings (no)

Application title

IMMUNOAFFINITY ISOLATION OF MODIFIED PEPTIDES FROM COMPLEX MIXTURES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T015114.20171117

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 478.283K)
T 1119/14 () of 25.10.2017

Online on

11.12.2017

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

25.10.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B60J 5/06
E05D 15/10
B61D 19/00

Application no.

08164813.1

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hauptantrag (nein)
Spät eingereichte Hilfsanträge 1 bis 4
Spät eingereichte Hilfsanträge - Rechtfertigung für späte Vorlage, Verfahrensökonomie (nein)
Hilfsantrag 11 - unzulässige Zwischenverallgemeinerung (ja)

Application title

Schwenkschiebetürsystem

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T111914.20171025

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 465.486K)
T 1287/14 (Gas treatment article/BASF) of 27.7.2017

Online on

11.12.2017

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

27.7.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B01D 53/86
C04B 38/00
F01N 3/28

Application no.

08728433.7

Keywords

Amendments - allowable (yes)
Claims - clarity in opposition proceedings
Objection of lack of clarity - admissible (no)
Sufficiency of disclosure - (yes)
Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)
Inventive step - closest prior art
Inventive step - document referred to as "closest prior art" vs. specific combination of features referred to as "closest prior art"

Application title

GAS CATALYSTS COMPRISING POROUS WALL HONEYCOMBS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T128714.20170727

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 403.859K)
T 1642/11 (Bus driver / Rambus) of 12.10.2017

Online on

07.12.2017

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

12.10.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 13/40

Application no.

01901833.2

Keywords

Inventive step - converting voltage mode driver to current mode (yes
Inventive step - no teaching in the prior art of how to do so)
Clarity (yes - after amendment)
Support by the description (yes - after amendment)
Amendments - added subject-matter (no
Amendments - after amendment)
Length of oral proceedings

Application title

LOW LATENCY MULTI-LEVEL COMMUNICATION INTERFACE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T164211.20171012

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 386.072K)
T 0428/13 () of 19.9.2017

Online on

07.12.2017

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

19.9.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C23C 8/30
C23C 8/34

Application no.

01274938.8

Keywords

Novelty - (yes)
Novelty - availability to the public (no)
Late-filed document - justification for late filing (no)
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

VACUUM CARBO-NITRIDING METHOD

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T042813.20170919

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 318.846K)
T 1589/13 () of 4.10.2017

Online on

07.12.2017

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

4.10.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B29C 70/44
B29C 70/54

Application no.

08758252.4

Keywords

Internet disclosure - available to the public (yes)
Late-filed document - admitted (yes)
Late-filed request - admitted (yes)
Inventive step - after amendment (yes)

Application title

Method of using a formable core block for a resin impregnation process, method of forming a composite structure and composite structure obtained thereby

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T158913.20171004

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 339.959K)
T 0172/16 (Hair colouring compositions/The Procter & Gamble Company) of 20.9.2017

Online on

07.12.2017

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

20.9.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61Q 5/10
A61K 8/41
A61K 8/49

Application no.

08160560.2

Keywords

Main and first auxiliary request : Inventive step - (no)
Second auxiliary request: amendments - extension beyond the content of the application as filed (no) - inventive step (yes)

Application title

Novel hair colouring compositions for use in oxidative hair dyeing

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T017216.20170920

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 422.046K)
R 0003/15 (Verletzung des rechtlichen Gehörs) of 28.11.2017

Online on

05.12.2017

Board

EBA

Decision date

28.11.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G02B 23/14

Application no.

06007466.3

Keywords

Antrag auf Überprüfung - Rügepflicht
Verletzung des rechtlichen Gehörs (ja) - überraschende Entscheidungsbegründung

Application title

Fernrohr mit großem Sehfeld und variabler Vergrößerung

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:R000315.20171128

Distribution

B

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 55.390K)
T 1691/12 (Selective status notifications in locked state/BLACKBERRY) of 27.9.2017

Online on

05.12.2017

Board

3.5.06

Decision date

27.9.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 1/16
G06F 3/048

Application no.

09172149.8

Keywords

Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

A method of interacting with electronic devices in a locked state and a handheld electronic device configured to permit interaction when in a locked state

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T169112.20170927

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 281.293K)
T 2026/12 () of 29.9.2017

Online on

05.12.2017

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

29.9.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G09G 3/32
H01L 27/32

Application no.

05028557.6

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)

Application title

Light emitting device and method of driving the same

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T202612.20170929

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 368.715K)
T 1407/13 () of 5.10.2017

Online on

05.12.2017

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

5.10.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B32B 27/36
C08J 5/18

Application no.

98303182.4

Keywords

Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

Decorative laminated sheet

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T140713.20171005

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 339.680K)
T 1455/13 (Kernhydrierung / BASF) of 7.12.2016

Online on

05.12.2017

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

7.12.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B01J 23/46
B01J 38/04
C07C 67/303
C07C 51/36

Application no.

07787881.7

Keywords

Verspätetes Vorbringen - Rechtfertigung der Verspätung (nein)
Ausreichende Offenbarung - Ausführbarkeit (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)

Application title

VERFAHREN ZUR REGENERIERUNG VON RUTHENIUMKATALYSATOREN FÜR DIE KERNHYDRIERUNG VON PHTHALATEN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T145513.20161207

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 481.623K)
T 2395/13 () of 16.11.2017

Online on

05.12.2017

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

16.11.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A61F 13/00

Application no.

05024518.2

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (nein)
Spät eingereichter Antrag - Änderungen nach Anberaumung der mündlichen Verhandlung

Application title

Einweg-Absorptionskörper zum Aufsaugen von aus den Wunden austretendem, flüssigem Exsudat

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T239513.20171116

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 392.018K)
T 0009/14 () of 23.11.2017

Online on

05.12.2017

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

23.11.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G02C 7/02

Application no.

10157209.7

Keywords

Clarity of claims - (no, all requests)

Application title

Prescription lens and method of making same

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T000914.20171123

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 341.430K)
T 2501/12 () of 28.11.2017

Online on

04.12.2017

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

28.11.2017

Proc. language

FR

IPC

B65D 77/20

Application no.

05786144.5

Keywords

-

Application title

EMBALLAGE COMPRENANT UN RECIPIENT EN MATIERE PLASTIQUE OBTURE PAR UN OPERCULE PELABLE THERMOSCELLEE AUDIT RECIPIENT

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T250112.20171128

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 234.350K)
T 1036/14 () of 29.11.2017

Online on

04.12.2017

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

29.11.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G02F 1/1335

Application no.

06702874.6

Keywords

Inventive step (yes
Inventive step - amended claims)

Application title

LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE AND MOBILE STATION HAVING THE SAME

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T103614.20171129

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 377.440K)
T 1635/14 () of 18.9.2017

Online on

04.12.2017

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

18.9.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B23K 35/28
B23K 35/02
C23C 26/02
B23K 35/365

Application no.

06704434.7

Keywords

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

Application title

A PROCESS FOR MAKING A HEAT EXCHANGER

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T163514.20170918

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 322.255K)
T 1973/14 () of 21.9.2017

Online on

04.12.2017

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

21.9.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

E05D 15/10

Application no.

04705385.5

Keywords

Neuheit
Erfinderische Tätigkeit

Application title

FUEHRUNGSROLLE FUER LAUFWAGEN SCHIEBETUEREN AN KRAFTDAHRZEUGEN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T197314.20170921

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 328.490K)
T 1740/15 () of 16.11.2017

Online on

04.12.2017

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

16.11.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G02B 26/08

Application no.

05733798.2

Keywords

Claims - clarity (no)
Claims - claim must be clear in itself

Application title

SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR CANCELING DISTURBANCE IN MEMS DEVICES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T174015.20171116

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 305.949K)
T 1459/17 () of 17.11.2017

Online on

04.12.2017

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

17.11.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A24C 5/47

Application no.

12170391.2

Keywords

Zulässigkeit der Beschwerde - fehlende Beschwerdebegründung

Application title

Fördertrommel der Tabak verarbeitenden Industrie

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T145917.20171117

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 223.197K)
T 1561/17 (Coumarin therapeutic target/BAXALTA) of 27.11.2017

Online on

04.12.2017

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

27.11.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12N 9/04

Application no.

10011278.8

Keywords

Basis for a decision on the appeal (no) - revocation of the patent

Application title

Vitamin K epoxide recycling polypeptide VKORC1, a therapeutic target of coumarin and their derivatives

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T156117.20171127

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 250.126K)
T 0187/13 () of 23.11.2017

Online on

01.12.2017

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

23.11.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

H05B 6/40
H05B 6/02
C21D 1/10

Application no.

08734444.6

Keywords

Änderungen - Hauptantrag
Änderungen - unzulässige Erweiterung (ja)
Zulässige Änderung der Anspruchskategorie (nein)
Änderungen - Hilfsantrag
Änderungen - zulässig (nein)
Patentansprüche - Klarheit
Patentansprüche - Hilfsantrag (nein)

Application title

Induktor zum Induktionshärten von metallischen, stabförmigen Zahnstangen

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T018713.20171123

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 274.904K)
T 0494/13 () of 13.7.2017

Online on

01.12.2017

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

13.7.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61L 2/18
A61L 2/24

Application no.

06780013.6

Keywords

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

Application title

COLD STERILIZER

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T049413.20170713

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 323.894K)
T 0717/13 () of 28.11.2017

Online on

01.12.2017

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

28.11.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

H01L 21/768

Application no.

09170565.7

Keywords

Änderungen - Erweiterung über den Inhalt der Anmeldung in der eingereichten Fassung hinaus (nein)
Patentansprüche - Deutlichkeit (ja)
Patentansprüche - Fehlen wesentlicher Merkmale (nein)
Zurückverweisung an die erste Instanz - (ja)
Rückzahlung der Beschwerdegebühr - (nein)

Application title

Verfahren zum galvanischen Aufbringen eines Metalls, insbesondere von Kupfer, Verwendung dieses Verfahrens und integrierte Schaltungsanordnung

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T071713.20171128

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 328.473K)
T 0661/14 () of 13.10.2017

Online on

01.12.2017

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

13.10.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B65B 51/22

Application no.

02742203.9

Keywords

Representation - oral submissions by accompanying person (allowed)
Late-filed request - admitted (yes)
Amendments - allowable (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR ULTRASONIC SEALING OF FOOD PRODUCT PACKAGING

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T066114.20171013

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 482.338K)
T 0993/14 (Maltitol/CARGILL) of 22.3.2017

Online on

01.12.2017

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

22.3.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07H 15/04

Application no.

04740697.0

Keywords

Main request, auxiliary requests 2 to 5: Inventive step - (no), obvious alternatives
Late-filed evidence - admitted (no)
Auxiliary request 1, submitted at the oral proceedings - admitted (no)
Auxiliary request 4, submitted with the statement of grounds of appeal - admitted (yes)

Application title

PROCESS FOR PREPARING MALTITOL ENRICHED PRODUCTS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T099314.20170322

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 489.254K)
T 1165/14 () of 28.9.2017

Online on

01.12.2017

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

28.9.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61F 13/15
A61F 13/42
A61F 13/511

Application no.

04800275.2

Keywords

Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

ABSORBING ARTICLE COMPRISING AN ABSORBING STRUCTURE COMPRISING A DEFORMATION LAYER

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T116514.20170928

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 348.575K)
T 1175/14 () of 8.8.2017

Online on

01.12.2017

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

8.8.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07C 43/23
C07C 41/26
C07C 41/40
C07C 41/46
C07C 41/58

Application no.

11179276.8

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)
Inventive step - obvious product not rendered inventive by process for its preparation

Application title

A reduced coenzyme Q10 crystal

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T117514.20170808

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 356.604K)
T 1878/14 () of 15.9.2017

Online on

01.12.2017

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

15.9.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61F 9/007
A61M 1/00

Application no.

05075049.6

Keywords

Grounds for opposition - extension of subject-matter (no)
Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

Method for controlling irrigation and aspiration of fluids during surgical procedures on the eye

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T187814.20170915

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 328.134K)
T 1564/15 (Vitamin K dependent protein expression/BAXALTA) of 24.11.2017

Online on

01.12.2017

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

24.11.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12N 9/00

Application no.

06706455.0

Keywords

Basis for a decision on the appeal (no) - revocation of the patent

Application title

RECOMBINANT CO-EXPRESSION OF VITAMIN K EPOXIDE REDUCTASE SUBUNIT 1 TO IMPROVE VITAMIN K DEPENDENT PROTEIN EXPRESSION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T156415.20171124

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 243.837K)

November 2017

J 0003/17 () of 27.9.2017

Online on

30.11.2017

Board

3.1.01

Decision date

27.9.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04L 12/741

Application no.

14843350.1

Keywords

International application - restoration of right of priority by designated Office

Application title

METHOD FOR MAKING FLOW TABLE MULTIPLE LEVELS, AND MULTI-LEVEL FLOW TABLE PROCESSING METHOD AND DEVICE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:J000317.20170927

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 267.440K)
T 0058/13 () of 20.10.2017

Online on

30.11.2017

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

20.10.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A47L 9/14

Application no.

07016207.8

Keywords

Neuheit - (nein)
Spät eingereichte Hilfsanträge - Rechtfertigung für späte Vorlage (nein)
Spät eingereichte Hilfsanträge - Änderungen nach Anberaumung der mündlichen Verhandlung
Spät eingereichte Hilfsanträge - zugelassen (nein)

Application title

Staubsaugerfilterbeutel

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T005813.20171020

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 368.185K)
T 0912/14 () of 14.9.2017

Online on

30.11.2017

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

14.9.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B65D 47/08

Application no.

06023941.5

Keywords

Neuheit - (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)

Application title

Klappverschluss

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T091214.20170914

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 419.896K)
T 2350/12 () of 7.11.2017

Online on

29.11.2017

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

7.11.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F01N 1/16
F01N 1/04
F01N 7/18
F01N 1/10

Application no.

02017484.3

Keywords

Spät eingereichter Hauptantrag - Antrag eindeutig gewährbar (nein)
Spät eingereichter Hilfsantrag - Rechtfertigung für späte Vorlage (nein)

Application title

Schalldämpfungseinrichtung

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T235012.20171107

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 305.816K)
T 2184/13 () of 18.5.2017

Online on

29.11.2017

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

18.5.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08F 220/14
C08F 265/06

Application no.

06832878.0

Keywords

Alleged public prior use and new document submitted as closest prior art - not admitted
Insufficiency of disclosure (no)
Lack of inventive step (no) - submissions not made in the light of the prior art

Application title

METHACRYLIC RESIN AND METHOD FOR PRODUCING SAME

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T218413.20170518

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 446.232K)
T 2485/13 () of 8.11.2017

Online on

29.11.2017

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

8.11.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G01D 5/244

Application no.

01982293.1

Keywords

Einspruchsgründe - mangelnde Patentierbarkeit (nein)

Application title

POSITIONSMESSGERÄT UND VERFAHREN ZUR BESTIMMUNG EINER POSITION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T248513.20171108

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 352.794K)
T 0427/14 () of 18.10.2017

Online on

29.11.2017

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

18.10.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08G 18/80
C09D 5/44
C08G 18/64

Application no.

04813659.2

Keywords

Inventive step - (no) (Main Request, Auxiliary Requests 1-11)
Late-filed auxiliary requests - admitted (no) (Auxiliary Requests 12, 13, 14)
Reimbursement of appeal fee - substantial procedural violation (no) appeal not allowable

Application title

BLOCKED ISOCYANATE CROSSLINKER SOLUTION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T042714.20171018

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 400.745K)
T 0382/15 (Composition with suspended materials / COLGATE) of 23.11.2017

Online on

29.11.2017

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

23.11.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C11D 17/00
C11D 3/40
C11D 17/04

Application no.

06803637.5

Keywords

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

Application title

COMPOSITION FOR VISIBILITY AND IMPACT OF SUSPENDED MATERIALS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T038215.20171123

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 230.066K)
T 2606/11 () of 15.11.2017

Online on

28.11.2017

Board

3.5.04

Decision date

15.11.2017

Proc. language

FR

IPC

G06T 1/20
G06F 15/80

Application no.

06847180.4

Keywords

Recevabilité du recours - recours suffisamment motivé (non)
Recevabilité du recours - deux motifs du rejet non traités dans le mémoire de recours
Remboursement de la taxe de recours - (non)

Application title

PROCEDE POUR TRAITER UN OBJET DANS UNE PLATEFORME A PROCESSEUR(S) ET MEMOIRE(S) ET PLATEFORME UTILISANT LE PROCEDE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T260611.20171115

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 336.647K)
T 1332/12 () of 11.10.2017

Online on

28.11.2017

Board

3.5.04

Decision date

11.10.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04N 5/44

Application no.

06008001.7

Keywords

New translation of prior art - admitted (yes)
Inventive step - main and auxiliary request (no)

Application title

Method and system for video image aspect ratio conversion

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T133212.20171011

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 324.146K)
T 2518/12 () of 27.9.2017

Online on

28.11.2017

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

27.9.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A61B 3/13
A61B 19/00
G02B 21/00

Application no.

05766830.3

Keywords

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

Application title

BELEUCHTUNGSEINRICHTUNG SOWIE BEOBACHTUNGSEINRICHTUNG

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T251812.20170927

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 318.854K)
T 0013/13 () of 13.11.2017

Online on

28.11.2017

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

13.11.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H03L 7/189
H03J 7/06
H03L 7/099

Application no.

05725604.2

Keywords

Novelty - non-prejudicial disclosure
Inventive step - non-obvious solution

Application title

Adjustable frequency delay-locked loop

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T001313.20171113

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 370.846K)
T 1142/13 () of 8.11.2017

Online on

28.11.2017

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

8.11.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A01J 5/007

Application no.

03723566.0

Keywords

Inventive step of claims 1 and 8 of the main request (as upheld)
Inventive step - yes

Application title

AUTOMATIC MILK SEPARATION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T114213.20171108

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 319.701K)
T 2174/14 () of 27.9.2017

Online on

28.11.2017

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

27.9.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A61B 3/13
A61B 19/00
G02B 21/00

Application no.

11183927.0

Keywords

Klarheit (ja)
Zurückverweisung an die Prüfungsabteilung

Application title

Beleuchtungseinrichtung sowie Beobachtungseinrichtung

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T217414.20170927

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 344.381K)
T 1411/14 () of 19.10.2017

Online on

27.11.2017

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

19.10.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B60T 8/1755
B60T 8/17

Application no.

01106483.9

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit (Hauptantrag): NEIN

Application title

Stabilisierung von Gliederzügen

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T141114.20171019

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 278.998K)
T 2135/14 (Upgrading an application program/NTT) of 25.10.2017

Online on

27.11.2017

Board

3.5.06

Decision date

25.10.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 9/445
H04M 1/725

Application no.

04007536.8

Keywords

Inventive step - after amendment (yes)
Remittal to the department of first instance (yes)

Application title

Communication terminal device and program

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T213514.20171025

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 336.644K)
T 0571/13 () of 9.11.2017

Online on

24.11.2017

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

9.11.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01L 21/00
H01L 21/205

Application no.

01916604.0

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)

Application title

FABRICATION OF SEMICONDUCTOR MATERIALS AND DEVICES WITH CONTROLLED ELECTRICAL CONDUCTIVITY

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T057113.20171109

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 351.110K)
T 2019/13 (Shifting call between mobile terminal and soft terminal/HUAWEI) of 25.10.2017

Online on

24.11.2017

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

25.10.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04W 36/34
H04L 29/06

Application no.

09722393.7

Keywords

Clarity - main and auxiliary request - (no)

Application title

METHOD, SYSTEM AND EQUIPMENT FOR SHIFTING CALL BASED ON A MOBILE TERMINAL WITH THE SAME NUMBER AND A SOFT TERMINAL

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T201913.20171025

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D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 289.265K)
T 1850/15 () of 11.7.2017

Online on

24.11.2017

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

11.7.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F42B 3/12
B60R 21/26

Application no.

01956824.5

Keywords

Novelty - main request (no)
Novelty - auxiliary requests
Novelty - public prior use (no)
Claims - clarity after amendment (no)
Amendments - extension beyond the content of the application as filed (no)
Sufficiency of disclosure - (yes)
Late-filed request - admitted (yes)
Inventive step - auxiliary request 9a (yes)

Application title

ELECTRIC INITIATOR AND INITIATOR ASSEMBLY USING IT

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T185015.20170711

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 574.827K)
T 1632/14 (Field maintenance tool/FISHER-ROSEMOUNT) of 18.9.2017

Online on

23.11.2017

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

18.9.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G05B 23/02

Application no.

08768435.3

Keywords

Inventive step - main request (no)
Admissibility - auxiliary requests 1-1 to 1-3 (no)
Clarity - auxiliary requests 1 to 3 (no)

Application title

Improved functionality for handheld field maintenance tools

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T163214.20170918

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 363.327K)
T 0098/15 () of 26.9.2017

Online on

23.11.2017

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

26.9.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A23C 1/16
A23C 9/142
A23C 3/02

Application no.

05106834.4

Keywords

Auxiliary request 4 - satisfies the requirements of the EPC

Application title

Heat-stable concentrated milk product and process for its preparation

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T009815.20170926

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 318.918K)
T 1120/15 (HTC / ALBEMARLE) of 12.7.2017

Online on

23.11.2017

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

12.7.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B01J 23/00
C10G 11/04
C10G 25/00

Application no.

07799212.1

Keywords

New claim requests filed one day before the oral proceedings not admitted into the proceedings - not clearly allowable

Application title

ADDITIVES FOR REMOVAL OF METALS POISONOUS TO CATALYSTS DURING FLUIDIZED CATALYTIC CRACKING OF HYDROCARBONS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T112015.20170712

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 333.215K)
T 1340/15 (Delivery of flight data to aircraft cockpit/BOEING) of 12.9.2017

Online on

23.11.2017

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

12.9.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04L 29/06
B64F 5/00

Application no.

07009537.7

Keywords

Admissibility of new ground for opposition pursuant to Article 100(c) EPC (yes)
Added subject-matter - all requests - (yes)

Application title

Automated delivery of flight data to aircraft cockpit

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T134015.20170912

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 376.593K)
T 0628/12 () of 9.10.2017

Online on

22.11.2017

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

9.10.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61N 1/36

Application no.

03794043.4

Keywords

Amendments - allowable (no)

Application title

BLOOD GLUCOSE LEVEL CONTROL

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T062812.20171009

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 281.758K)
T 0685/12 () of 14.11.2017

Online on

22.11.2017

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

14.11.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

H01Q 1/42

Application no.

09009614.0

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)

Application title

Radom für einen Radarsensor in einem Kraftfahrzeug

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T068512.20171114

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 285.245K)
T 1513/12 () of 21.9.2017

Online on

22.11.2017

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

21.9.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G06K 19/10
G06K 19/08

Application no.

03712006.0

Keywords

Übergang der Einsprechendenstellung (nicht nachgewiesen)
Zulässigkeit des Einspruchs - Substantiierung des Einspruchs (ja)
Spät eingereichtes Dokument - zugelassen (ja)
Einspruchsgründe - neuer Einspruchsgrund (ja)
Zurückverweisung an die erste Instanz - (ja)

Application title

ERZEUGEN UND VERFOLGEN GEDRUCKTER DOKUMENTE MIT EINER EINDEUTIGEN KENNUNG

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T151312.20170921

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 435.022K)
T 1043/13 () of 21.9.2017

Online on

22.11.2017

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

21.9.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B32B 1/08
F16L 58/10

Application no.

07834672.3

Keywords

Late-filed document - admitted (yes)
Main request - inventive step (no)
Auxiliary request 2 - inventive step (no)
Auxiliary request 3 - inventive step (no)

Application title

PROCESS FOR PROVIDING AN EXTENDED TUBULAR ARTICLE WITH A CORROSION PROTECTION COATING SYSTEM HAVING SELF-REPAIRING PROPERTIES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T104313.20170921

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 375.964K)
T 1520/13 () of 14.11.2017

Online on

22.11.2017

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

14.11.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61F 13/20

Application no.

04751982.2

Keywords

Withdrawal of approval of any text for maintenance of the patent

Application title

A PROCESS FOR PRODUCING STABILIZED TAMPONS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T152013.20171114

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 243.861K)
T 1593/13 () of 10.11.2017

Online on

22.11.2017

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

10.11.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B65D 75/34
B65D 81/26
B29C 45/16
C08L 23/02
C08L 69/00
C08L 77/00
C08J 9/26
F26B 3/28
F26B 21/08

Application no.

00941456.6

Keywords

Grounds for opposition - added subject-matter (yes)
Amendments - broadening of claim (yes)

Application title

BARRIER PACK WITH ABSORBING AGENT THEREIN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T159313.20171110

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 316.134K)
T 2406/16 (No access to account information) of 21.9.2017

Online on

22.11.2017

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

21.9.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B01L 3/00
F16K 99/00

Application no.

08741914.9

Keywords

Re-establishment of rights - (no)
Re-establishment of rights - isolated mistake within a satisfactory system for monitoring time limits (no)
Re-establishment of rights - due care in dealing with assistants (no)
Appeal fee not paid - appeal deemed not to have been filed

Application title

DEVICE FOR HANDLING LIQUID SAMPLES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T240616.20170921

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 339.797K)
T 0489/12 () of 15.9.2017

Online on

21.11.2017

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

15.9.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06K 7/10

Application no.

01830631.6

Keywords

Late-filed document - admitted (no)
Novelty - (yes)
Remittal to the department of first instance - (yes)

Application title

Optical reading apparatus

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T048912.20170915

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 380.719K)
T 1260/12 () of 27.9.2017

Online on

21.11.2017

Board

3.5.04

Decision date

27.9.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04N 7/32

Application no.

07114401.8

Keywords

Divisional application - added subject-matter
Divisional application - main request and auxiliary requests I, II and III (yes)
Claims - clarity
Claims - auxiliary requests A and B (no)

Application title

Moving picture encoding method and moving picture encoding apparatus

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T126012.20170927

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 433.526K)
T 1263/12 () of 27.9.2017

Online on

21.11.2017

Board

3.5.04

Decision date

27.9.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04N 7/32

Application no.

02772969.8

Keywords

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

Application title

MOVING PICTURE ENCODING METHOD AND MOVING PICTURE DECODING METHOD

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T126312.20170927

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 421.955K)
T 2028/12 () of 16.11.2017

Online on

21.11.2017

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

16.11.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G02B 1/04
C08G 18/10
C08G 77/04

Application no.

01993837.2

Keywords

Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

ELASTICAL OPTICAL STRUCTURE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T202812.20171116

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 311.008K)
T 0173/13 () of 25.8.2017

Online on

21.11.2017

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

25.8.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F03D 11/04
B63B 35/00
B63B 9/06
E02B 17/00

Application no.

01270702.2

Keywords

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

Application title

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR PLACING AT LEAST ONE WIND TURBINE ON OPEN WATER

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T017313.20170825

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 324.108K)
T 0527/13 () of 9.11.2017

Online on

21.11.2017

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

9.11.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G07F 7/10

Application no.

03809316.7

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)

Application title

VERFAHREN ZUM AUSFÜHREN EINER GESICHERTEN ELEKTRONISCHEN TRANSAKTION UNTER VERWENDUNG EINES TRAGBAREN DATENTRÄGERS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T052713.20171109

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 322.864K)
T 0772/13 (Base station and mobile station/NTT) of 16.5.2017

Online on

21.11.2017

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

16.5.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04W 72/08
H04W 72/12
H04B 7/26
H04J 1/00
H04J 3/16
H04J 11/00

Application no.

11153182.8

Keywords

Added subject-matter (yes) - all requests

Application title

Base station and mobile station

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T077213.20170516

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 316.968K)
T 0950/13 (Dasatinib in the treatment of chronic myelogenous leukemia/BRISTOL) of 3.2.2017

Online on

21.11.2017

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

3.2.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 31/427
A61K 31/506
A61P 35/02

Application no.

04758053.5

Keywords

Main request and auxiliary request 1: Sufficiency of disclosure - (no)
Auxiliary request 2a: Sufficiency of disclosure - (yes), plausible technical concept
Appeal decision - remittal to the department of first instance (yes)

Application title

CYCLIC PROTEIN TYROSINE KINASE INHIBITORS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T095013.20170203

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 506.687K)
T 1117/13 () of 20.4.2017

Online on

21.11.2017

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

20.4.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F28F 21/08
B32B 15/01
C22C 21/00
B23K 35/02

Application no.

02722267.8

Keywords

Priority - basis in priority document (no)
Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (no)

Application title

A charge air cooler prepared from a high temperature aluminum alloy brazing sheet material

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T111713.20170420

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 416.954K)
T 2438/13 () of 23.6.2017

Online on

21.11.2017

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

23.6.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B60C 11/00
B60C 11/01
B60C 11/04

Application no.

05753441.4

Keywords

Correct exercise of discretion by the first instance not to admit late-filed documents - (yes)
Late-filed documents
Late-filed document - admitted (no)
Novelty - main request (no)
Inventive step - first auxiliary request (yes)
Sufficiency of disclosure - (yes)

Application title

PNEUMATIC TIRE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T243813.20170623

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 567.482K)
T 1939/14 (Virtual Private Network on Ethernet/ZTE) of 29.8.2017

Online on

21.11.2017

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

29.8.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04L 12/46

Application no.

03739963.1

Keywords

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

Application title

A METHOD FOR ETHERNET NETWORK SERVICE SAFETY ISOLATION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T193914.20170829

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 311.514K)
T 2226/14 () of 17.10.2017

Online on

21.11.2017

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

17.10.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B60N 2/34
B64D 11/06

Application no.

10010694.7

Keywords

Inventive step (yes)

Application title

A seating system and a passenger seat unit for an aircraft

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T222614.20171017

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 297.213K)
T 0401/12 () of 8.11.2017

Online on

20.11.2017

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

8.11.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G06K 19/077
G06K 19/14
G06K 7/00
G06K 7/10

Application no.

04727008.7

Keywords

Beweisaufnahme

Application title

KONTAKTLOSER DATENTRÄGER

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T040112.20171108

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 255.705K)
T 1139/12 () of 14.9.2017

Online on

20.11.2017

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

14.9.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B66F 17/00

Application no.

05708664.7

Keywords

Added subject matter (yes)

Application title

SAFETY DEVICE FOR A FORK LIFT TRUCK

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T113912.20170914

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 290.150K)
T 1693/12 (Bookmark-thumbnail images/LG ELECTRONICS) of 12.9.2017

Online on

20.11.2017

Board

3.5.07

Decision date

12.9.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 17/30

Application no.

07024619.4

Keywords

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

Application title

Mobile communication device and method for managing bookmark thumbnail images

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T169312.20170912

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 367.040K)
T 1728/12 () of 16.11.2017

Online on

20.11.2017

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

16.11.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01P 1/17
H01P 1/18

Application no.

07075901.4

Keywords

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

Application title

Quarter wave plate

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T172812.20171116

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 399.692K)
T 0326/14 () of 26.10.2017

Online on

20.11.2017

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

26.10.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

E04H 4/00
E04C 2/54

Application no.

03740478.7

Keywords

Funktionelle Definition - mangelnde Ausführbarkeit

Application title

GEGENSTÄNDE AUS PMMA-FORMMASSE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T032614.20171026

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 339.510K)
T 1096/14 () of 10.10.2017

Online on

20.11.2017

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

10.10.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A23L 2/04
A23L 2/02
A23N 1/02
B02C 23/18

Application no.

06776622.0

Keywords

Einspruchsgründe - Änderungen
Erfinderische Tätigkeit

Application title

VERFAHREN UND VORRICHTUNG ZUR HERSTELLUNG VON FRUCHT- ODER GEMÜSESAFT

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T109614.20171010

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 366.008K)
T 1624/14 () of 24.10.2017

Online on

20.11.2017

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

24.10.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08F 210/06

Application no.

08759681.3

Keywords

Grounds for opposition - insufficiency of disclosure (yes)

Application title

SOFT PROPYLENE POLYMER COMPOSITIONS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T162414.20171024

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 367.213K)
T 1935/14 () of 29.9.2017

Online on

20.11.2017

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

29.9.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B32B 15/08
H05F 3/02
B64D 45/02

Application no.

06254833.4

Keywords

Grounds for opposition - amendments
Sufficiency of disclosure
Inventive step

Application title

Wide area lightning diverter overlay

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T193514.20170929

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 407.315K)
T 2260/14 () of 6.10.2017

Online on

20.11.2017

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

6.10.2017

Proc. language

FR

IPC

B60H 3/06
B60H 1/28
B60H 1/00

Application no.

03026422.0

Keywords

Invention exposée de façon suffisamment claire et complète (oui)
Modifications - extension au-delà du contenu de la demande telle que déposée (non)
Activité inventive (oui)

Application title

Dispositif de traitement d'air compact pour véhicule automobile

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T226014.20171006

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 332.405K)
T 0816/12 (Measuring device/ABBOTT) of 13.11.2017

Online on

17.11.2017

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

13.11.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01N 33/52
B01L 3/00

Application no.

99960450.7

Keywords

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

Application title

MULTICHEMISTRY MEASURING DEVICE AND TEST STRIPS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T081612.20171113

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 229.261K)
T 0130/13 () of 13.10.2017

Online on

17.11.2017

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

13.10.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01C 7/06
H01C 7/00

Application no.

02702140.1

Keywords

Novelty - (no)
Request filed with grounds for appeal - request identical to request not admitted in first instance proceedings
Reimbursement of appeal fee - (no)

Application title

SURGE CURRENT CHIP RESISTOR

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T013013.20171013

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 327.415K)
T 1955/13 () of 9.5.2017

Online on

17.11.2017

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

9.5.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B66F 9/10
B66F 9/08
B66F 9/24

Application no.

03007553.5

Keywords

Neuheit und erfinderische Tätigkeit (Hauptantrag): JA

Application title

Flurförderzeug mit einer Vorrichtung zum Bewegen eines Hubgerüsts

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T195513.20170509

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 374.130K)
T 2216/13 (Screening apparatus / AXIOM) of 28.2.2017

Online on

17.11.2017

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

28.2.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B01D 33/03
B07B 1/46
E21B 21/00
E21B 21/06
B01D 35/20
C09K 8/00

Application no.

09006866.9

Keywords

Sufficiency of disclosure (yes)
Inventive step - main request (no)
Inventive step - auxiliary request (yes)
Postr-grant amendment not objectionable under Article 84 EPC (auxiliary request) - combination of granted claims

Application title

Apparatus for screening drilling mud

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T221613.20170228

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 587.604K)
T 0259/15 (Buprenorphine patch/EURO-CELTIQUE) of 25.7.2017

Online on

17.11.2017

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

25.7.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61F 13/00
A61K 31/485
A61K 9/70
A61P 25/04

Application no.

10185240.8

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)

Application title

A buprenorphine transdermal patch for use in the treatment of pain for a dosing interval of at least 7 days

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T025915.20170725

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 446.693K)
T 0752/11 (CREATING AND SENDING A CODE GRID TO A PORTABLE COMMUNICATION DEVICE/ … of 15.9.2017

Online on

16.11.2017

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

15.9.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06Q 20/00

Application no.

07857642.8

Keywords

Summons to oral proceedings - non-attendance of party
Inventive step - series of characters used as locator section in graphical code (no
Inventive step - obvious)
Inventive step - main request (no)
Inventive step - auxiliary request (no)

Application title

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR CREATING AND SENDING A CODE GRID TO A PORTABLE COMMUNICATION DEVICE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T075211.20170915

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 372.421K)
T 0627/13 (Edelmetallhaltige Schichtfolge/UMICORE GALVANOTECHNIK GMBH) of 18.9.2017

Online on

16.11.2017

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

18.9.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C25D 5/10
A44C 27/00
C25D 3/56

Application no.

08020286.4

Keywords

Neuheit - (nein)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (nein)
Änderungen - Offenbarung durch Zeichnung (nein)

Application title

Edelmetallhaltige Schichtfolge für dekorative Artikel

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T062713.20170918

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 545.955K)
T 1008/13 () of 27.10.2017

Online on

16.11.2017

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

27.10.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04H 1/00

Application no.

06763553.2

Keywords

Claims - clarity (no)

Application title

RDS RADIO UNIT

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T100813.20171027

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 293.937K)
T 1643/13 () of 16.10.2017

Online on

16.11.2017

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

16.10.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

D07B 1/02
D07B 1/18
B63B 15/00

Application no.

05110532.8

Keywords

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

Application title

Static rope and mast or boom construction including a static rope

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T164313.20171016

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 365.186K)
T 2076/13 (Means for infiltrating enamel lesions / CHARITE') of 10.11.2017

Online on

16.11.2017

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

10.11.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 6/00
A61K 6/08
G01N 11/06
G01N 13/02

Application no.

06021966.4

Keywords

Amendments - allowable (yes)
Grounds for opposition - insufficiency of disclosure (no)
Remittal to the department of first instance (yes)

Application title

Method and means for infiltrating enamel lesions

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T207613.20171110

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 353.787K)
T 1777/14 () of 27.9.2017

Online on

16.11.2017

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

27.9.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C25D 5/00
C25D 5/04
C25D 5/08
C25D 5/12
C25D 5/18
C25D 21/00
C25D 21/04

Application no.

08018462.5

Keywords

Zulässigkeit der Beschwerde - (ja)
Zulässigkeit der Beschwerde - Beschwerdeschrift
Zulässigkeit der Beschwerde - Antrag, in dem Beschwerdegegenstand festgelegt wird
Zulässigkeit der Beschwerde - Beschwerdebegründung
Änderungen - zulässig (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - nicht naheliegende Alternative

Application title

Verfahren zur galvanischen Abscheidung von Hartchromschichten

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T177714.20170927

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 354.581K)
T 1694/15 (Granulate for tablets/E-Pharma) of 28.9.2017

Online on

16.11.2017

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

28.9.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 9/20
A61K 9/16

Application no.

09425135.2

Keywords

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

Application title

Granulate for the formulation of orodispersible tablets

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T169415.20170928

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 368.522K)
T 1393/12 (Analysis of audio, music or video data/QUEEN MARY AND WESTFIELD … of 16.10.2017

Online on

15.11.2017

Board

3.5.07

Decision date

16.10.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 17/30

Application no.

06744249.1

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)

Application title

A method of analysing audio, music or video data

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T139312.20171016

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 330.312K)
T 2095/12 () of 27.9.2017

Online on

15.11.2017

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

27.9.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A47J 31/41
B67D 1/10

Application no.

04756500.7

Keywords

Amendments - allowable (no)
Amendments - intermediate generalisation

Application title

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR DISPENSING A LIQUID BEVERAGE CONTAINING REAL MILK SOLIDS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T209512.20170927

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 282.161K)
T 0171/13 () of 24.10.2017

Online on

15.11.2017

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

24.10.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G09G 3/32

Application no.

08155004.8

Keywords

Sufficiency of disclosure - (no)

Application title

Organic light emitting display and driving method thereof

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T017113.20171024

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 375.437K)
T 0814/13 () of 25.10.2017

Online on

15.11.2017

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

25.10.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A01D 43/08
A01D 43/073

Application no.

06011615.9

Keywords

Neuheit Anspruch 1 wie erteilt (nein)

Application title

Verfahren zum Überladen von Erntegut

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T081413.20171025

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 277.070K)
T 1290/13 () of 5.10.2017

Online on

15.11.2017

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

5.10.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G01V 8/20

Application no.

02002945.0

Keywords

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

Application title

Optoelektronische Vorrichtung

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T129013.20171005

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 387.952K)
T 1500/13 () of 17.10.2017

Online on

15.11.2017

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

17.10.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G03H 1/18
G03H 1/30
G03H 1/08
G06K 19/16
B42D 15/10

Application no.

04740888.5

Keywords

Neuheit - nach Änderung
Neuheit - (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - nach Änderung
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)
Rückzahlung der Beschwerdegebühr - wesentlicher Verfahrensmangel (nein)

Application title

VERFAHREN ZUM BERECHNEN UND ZUM ERZEUGEN EINES COMPUTERGENERIERTEN HOLOGRAMMS SOWIE SPEICHERMEDIUM MIT EINEM SOLCHEN HOLOGRAMM UND EINE LESEVORRICHTUNG ZUR DESSEN LESUNG

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T150013.20171017

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 359.343K)
T 1143/16 () of 27.10.2017

Online on

15.11.2017

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

27.10.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A47L 13/20
A47L 13/38

Application no.

01947846.0

Keywords

Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

CLEANING ARTICLE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T114316.20171027

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 344.188K)
T 1397/12 (NON-TEXTUAL DISPLAY SCREEN READING/FREEDOM SCIENTIFIC) of 18.7.2017

Online on

14.11.2017

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

18.7.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 3/16
G06F 17/20
G09B 21/00

Application no.

04781270.6

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)

Application title

SCREEN READER HAVING CONCURRENT COMMUNICATION OF NON-TEXTUAL INFORMATION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T139712.20170718

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 302.049K)
T 1639/12 (BIO-ACTIVATEUR METABOLIQUE CUTANE / Thorel) of 2.11.2017

Online on

14.11.2017

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

2.11.2017

Proc. language

FR

IPC

A61K 7/48

Application no.

03814486.1

Keywords

-

Application title

BIO-ACTIVATEUR METABOLIQUE CUTANE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T163912.20171102

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 355.914K)
T 1211/11 (Electronic trading / Trading Technologies) of 19.9.2017

Online on

13.11.2017

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

19.9.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06Q 40/00

Application no.

05809978.9

Keywords

Inventive step - changing units used in trading (no
Inventive step - not technical)
Inventive step - effect of reducing bandwidth (no
Inventive step - effect obtained irrespective of technical infrastructure)

Application title

A FLEXIBLE SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR ELECTRONIC TRADING

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T121111.20170919

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 325.165K)
T 1969/11 (Shopping list / Nokia) of 4.7.2017

Online on

13.11.2017

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

4.7.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06Q 10/00

Application no.

04730339.1

Keywords

Inventive step - keeping centralised list of desired items (no
Inventive step - not technical)
Inventive step - implementation via browser (no
Inventive step - common knowledge)
Reimbursement of appeal fee - failure to apply problem and solution approach (no), taking description as prior art (no), failure to deal with applicant's arguments (no)

Application title

REMOTE ELECTRONIC TRANSACTIONS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T196911.20170704

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 293.360K)
T 1819/14 () of 17.8.2017

Online on

13.11.2017

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

17.8.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F16G 13/16

Application no.

07722232.1

Keywords

Spät eingereichte Beweismittel - eingereicht in der mündlichen Verhandlung
Spät eingereichte Beweismittel - eingereicht mit der Beschwerdebegründung
Spät eingereichte Beweismittel - Zulassung (ja)
Neuheit - (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)

Application title

ENERGIEFÜHRUNGSKETTE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T181914.20170817

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 380.249K)
T 1956/14 () of 5.10.2017

Online on

13.11.2017

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

5.10.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B23K 1/00
B23K 3/06

Application no.

06792088.4

Keywords

Einspruchsgründe - mangelhafte Offenbarung (ja)
Einspruchsgründe - Hauptantrag, Hilfsantrag 5
Spät eingereichte Hilfsanträge - Rechtfertigung für späte Vorlage (ja)
Spät eingereichte Hilfsanträge - Hilfsanträge 5-7
Klarheit nach Änderungen (nein) - Hilfsantrag 6
Einspruchsgründe - mangelnde Patentierbarkeit (nein)
Einspruchsgründe - Hilfsantrag 7

Application title

VERFAHREN UND VORRICHTUNG ZUR HARTLOT-APPLIKATION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T195614.20171005

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 385.691K)
T 2000/16 () of 20.9.2017

Online on

13.11.2017

Board

3.5.04

Decision date

20.9.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04N 5/445

Application no.

00914651.5

Keywords

Grounds for opposition - added subject-matter (yes)
Amendments - added subject-matter (yes)

Application title

System and method for tailoring television and/or electronic program guide features, such as advertising

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T200016.20170920

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 357.327K)
T 1383/15 (Exon skipping/ZIEKENHUIS) of 7.11.2017

Online on

10.11.2017

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

7.11.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12N 15/11
A61K 48/00
A61K 31/7088

Application no.

01979073.2

Keywords

Admissibility of appeal - statement of grounds (not filed)

Application title

INDUCTION OF EXON SKIPPING IN EUKARYOTIC CELLS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T138315.20171107

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 221.732K)
T 2002/13 (Methicillin resistant Staphylococcus/BECTON DICKINSON) of 17.5.2017

Online on

09.11.2017

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

17.5.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12Q 1/68
G01N 33/569
C07H 21/04

Application no.

06825875.5

Keywords

Main request,auxiliary requests 1 and 2 - added subject-matter (yes)
Auxiliary request 3 - broadening of scope of protection (yes)
Auxiliary requests 4 and 5 - admission into proceedings (yes)
Auxiliary requests 4 and 5 - fulfil requirements EPC (no)

Application title

SEQUENCES FOR DETECTION AND IDENTIFICATION OF METHICILLIN-RESISTANT STAPHYLOCOCCUS AUREUS (MRSA) OF MREJ TYPE XI

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T200213.20170517

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 595.853K)
T 0782/16 (Rivastigmine/NOVARTIS) of 18.7.2017

Online on

09.11.2017

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

18.7.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 9/70
A61K 31/27

Application no.

10179085.5

Keywords

Divisional application - added subject-matter (yes)
Amendments - added subject-matter (yes)
Reimbursment of appeal fee (no)

Application title

Transdermal therapeutic system for the administration of rivastigmine

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T078216.20170718

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 467.762K)
T 0268/13 () of 7.7.2017

Online on

08.11.2017

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

7.7.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B44C 1/14
B32B 15/08

Application no.

07018211.8

Keywords

Anspruchsauslegung
Klarheit (ja)
Unzulässige Erweiterung (nein)
Zulässigkeit der Entgegenhaltungen (ja)
Neuheit (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit (ja)

Application title

Herstellungsverfahren für ein mehrlagiges Dekorband mit einer Reliefstruktur und einer Aluminiumschicht

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T026813.20170707

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 793.151K)
T 1919/13 () of 15.5.2017

Online on

08.11.2017

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

15.5.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B42D 15/00

Application no.

06706800.7

Keywords

Änderungen - Klarheit des geänderten Patentanspruchs (ja)
Änderungen - Erweiterung über den Inhalt der Anmeldung in der eingereichten Fassung (nein)
Änderungen - Erweiterung des Schutzumfangs des Patentanspruchs (nein)
Priorität - Grundlage im Prioritätsdokument (ja)
Neuheit - (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)

Application title

Sicherheitselement und Verfahren zu seiner Herstellung

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T191913.20170515

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 530.034K)
T 2299/13 () of 21.6.2017

Online on

08.11.2017

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

21.6.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B41J 2/21

Application no.

06291309.0

Keywords

Amendments - broadening of claim (yes)
Late-filed requests
Late-filed request - amendments after arrangement of oral proceedings
Late-filed request - requests clearly unallowable (yes)
Late-filed request - procedural economy

Application title

Ink-jet head, ink-jet printer having the ink-jet head and printing method

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T229913.20170621

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 478.611K)
T 2396/13 () of 1.6.2017

Online on

08.11.2017

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

1.6.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B65H 1/26

Application no.

05405033.1

Keywords

Zulassung einer verspätet vorgebrachten Druckschrift - nein
Erfinderische Tätigkeit (Hauptantrag) - nein
Zulassung der Hilfsanträge, die nach der Beschwerdeerwiderung eingereicht wurden - nein

Application title

Einrichtung zum Vereinzeln von in einem Anleger gestapelten Etiketten

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T239613.20170601

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 379.818K)
T 2414/13 () of 24.8.2017

Online on

08.11.2017

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

24.8.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61F 13/32
A61F 13/26

Application no.

00309932.2

Keywords

Amendments - added subject-matter (yes)
Late-filed auxiliary requests - request clearly allowable (no)

Application title

Applicator for tampons

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T241413.20170824

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 337.293K)
T 0243/14 () of 5.10.2017

Online on

08.11.2017

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

5.10.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08G 83/00
C09D 11/10
C09D 11/00

Application no.

05105542.4

Keywords

Inventive step - (yes) Claim 3
Extent of scrutiny - limited to claim 3 of main request

Application title

Radiation curable compositions

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T024314.20171005

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 358.997K)
T 1732/14 () of 12.9.2017

Online on

08.11.2017

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

12.9.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F16H 7/12
F16H 7/08

Application no.

07724054.7

Keywords

Neuheit

Application title

SPANNER FÜR EINEN ENDLOSTRIEB

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T173214.20170912

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 645.273K)
T 0734/15 () of 10.8.2017

Online on

08.11.2017

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

10.8.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B29C 45/04
B29C 45/16

Application no.

06725134.8

Keywords

Änderungen - Erweiterung über den Inhalt der Anmeldung in der eingereichten Fassung hinaus (nein)
Rügepflicht - Einwände zurückgewiesen
Zurückverweisung an die erste Instanz (ja)

Application title

Horizontalspritzgießmaschine mit einer verfahrbaren Dreheinrichtung für Formen von Spritzgießwerkzeugen

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T073415.20170810

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 476.911K)
T 2196/15 () of 26.6.2017

Online on

08.11.2017

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

26.6.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B29C 51/14
B29C 51/34

Application no.

05731027.8

Keywords

Claim interpretation
Sufficiency of disclosure (no)
Admissibility of the auxiliary request (no)
Oral submissions of the expert (no)

Application title

Process for making a plastic component from self-reinforced thermoplastic material and plastic component produced by this process

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T219615.20170626

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 659.759K)
T 0076/16 () of 2.8.2017

Online on

08.11.2017

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

2.8.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B29B 9/00
B29B 13/00
C08J 3/12
G01F 23/44
A61F 13/15
B65G 65/30
G01G 11/00
G01F 23/40
B29B 9/12
B29B 9/16
B29B 13/02
G05D 9/00

Application no.

02743769.8

Keywords

Amendments - unallowable deletion of features
Amendments - main request (yes)
Amendments - added subject-matter
Amendments - auxiliary request 1 (no)
Remittal to the department of first instance (yes)

Application title

Continuous manufacturing method for hygroscopic resin powder and powder level detector used therefor

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T007616.20170802

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 345.681K)
T 2188/12 () of 7.8.2017

Online on

07.11.2017

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

7.8.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F16K 31/02

Application no.

05744419.2

Keywords

Novelty - yes
Inventive step - no (all requests)

Application title

Fluid flow control device

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T218812.20170807

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 368.898K)
T 0045/13 () of 13.9.2017

Online on

07.11.2017

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

13.9.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G08G 1/017
G08G 1/054
G08G 1/04

Application no.

07713141.5

Keywords

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

Application title

A system for detecting vehicles

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T004513.20170913

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 372.480K)
T 2320/13 (Distribution of data signals/GLOBAL INVACOM) of 13.9.2017

Online on

07.11.2017

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

13.9.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04H 1/00

Application no.

07705240.5

Keywords

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

Application title

Distribution of data signals from broadcast data receiving means

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T232013.20170913

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 318.673K)
T 0630/11 (Gaming Server / Waterleaf) of 13.7.2017

Online on

06.11.2017

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

13.7.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06Q 20/00
A63F 9/24
G07F 17/32

Application no.

07018142.5

Keywords

Inventive step - pooling players from casinos to reduce waiting time to join a game (no
Inventive step - part of non-technical requirement)
Inventive step - common gaming server and portals for players (no
Inventive step - obvious implementation)

Application title

System for playing a game

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T063011.20170713

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 407.258K)
T 0596/12 (Printer user interface/CANON EUROPA N.V.) of 17.10.2017

Online on

06.11.2017

Board

3.5.06

Decision date

17.10.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 9/44

Application no.

08154818.2

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)

Application title

Apparatus for providing a user interface

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T059612.20171017

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 327.282K)
T 1432/12 () of 25.10.2017

Online on

06.11.2017

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

25.10.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H02K 3/24
H02K 3/51

Application no.

06826384.7

Keywords

Amendments - extension beyond the content of the application as filed (no)
Inventive step - (yes) after amendment
Interlocutory revision - department of first instance should have rectified decision (yes)

Application title

Paddled rotor spaceblocks

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T143212.20171025

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 304.974K)
T 2019/12 (Abgabe einer Order / Lacqua) of 20.6.2017

Online on

06.11.2017

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

20.6.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G06F 17/60

Application no.

00125816.9

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hauptantrag
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Darstellung von Preisen auf einer Chartkurve (nein
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Wiedergabe von Informationen)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hilfsantrag
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Benutzung von Mauskoordinaten auf einer Chartkurve zum Festlegen eines Preises (nein
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - naheliegend)

Application title

Verfahren zum schnellen Abgeben einer Wertpapier-, Futureskontrakt- oder Warenorder und Computersystem zu diesem Zweck

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T201912.20170620

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 390.137K)
T 0735/13 () of 11.10.2017

Online on

06.11.2017

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

11.10.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F02C 9/40
F02C 3/22
F23N 5/00
G01N 21/35
G01N 33/00

Application no.

03731614.8

Keywords

Zulässigkeit der Beschwerde - (nein)
Zulässigkeit der Beschwerde - Beschwer entfallen

Application title

VERFAHREN ZUM BETRIEB EINER GASTURBOGRUPPE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T073513.20171011

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 259.310K)
T 0194/14 (Solid detergent compositions / P&G) of 8.6.2017

Online on

06.11.2017

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

8.6.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C11D 17/06
C11D 17/00
C11D 11/00

Application no.

98948560.2

Keywords

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

Application title

SOLID DETERGENT COMPOSITIONS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T019414.20170608

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 365.915K)
T 1625/12 (Single domain antibodies/DOMANTIS) of 27.10.2017

Online on

03.11.2017

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

27.10.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07K 16/24
A61K 47/48

Application no.

04737302.2

Keywords

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

Application title

Pegylated single domain antibodies (dAb)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T162512.20171027

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 241.796K)
T 0855/13 () of 13.6.2017

Online on

03.11.2017

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

13.6.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B21B 1/46
B22D 11/14

Application no.

05732302.4

Keywords

Inventive step - main request (yes)
Ground for opposition under Article 100(b) EPC - not admitted in the appeal proceedings

Application title

PROCESS AND SYSTEM FOR MANUFACTURING METAL STRIPS AND SHEETS WITHOUT SOLUTION OF CONTINUITY BETWEEN CONTINUOUS CASTING AND ROLLING

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T085513.20170613

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 359.699K)
T 1247/13 () of 9.8.2017

Online on

03.11.2017

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

9.8.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F27D 5/00
C04B 35/597
C04B 35/584
C04B 35/565
C04B 35/573

Application no.

06120902.9

Keywords

Amendments - allowable (no)
Amendments - inescapable trap (yes)

Application title

Kiln furniture for use in a non-oxidizing atmosphere

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T124713.20170809

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 348.638K)
T 1969/13 () of 16.10.2017

Online on

03.11.2017

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

16.10.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G01D 5/20
G01D 3/08
G01P 3/487

Application no.

04030527.8

Keywords

Zulässigkeit der Beschwerde - (ja)
Patentansprüche - Klarheit
Patentansprüche - Hauptantrag (nein)
Patentansprüche - Klarheit
Patentansprüche - Hilfsantrag 2 (ja)
Änderungen - Erweiterung des Patentanspruchs
Änderungen - Hilfsantrag 1 (ja)
Änderungen - Erweiterung des Patentanspruchs
Änderungen - Hilfsantrag 2 (nein)
Änderungen - unzulässige Erweiterung des Schutzbereichs (nein)
Zurückverweisung an die erste Instanz - (ja)

Application title

Positionsdetektor

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T196913.20171016

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 392.098K)
T 0631/14 () of 5.10.2017

Online on

03.11.2017

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

5.10.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B24B 21/02
B24B 21/20
B24B 21/22

Application no.

08840276.3

Keywords

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

Application title

ANDRÜCKEINRICHTUNG FÜR SCHNEIDMITTEL SOWIE VORRICHTUNG UND VERFAHREN ZUR FINISHBEARBEITUNG VON UMFANGSFLÄCHEN AN ZYLINDRISCHEN WERKSTÜCKABSCHNITTEN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T063114.20171005

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 453.911K)
T 1937/12 () of 13.9.2017

Online on

02.11.2017

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

13.9.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A01F 15/08

Application no.

08158235.5

Keywords

Verspätet eingereichtes Dokument - zugelassen (ja)
Neuheit Anspruch 1 wie erteilt (nein)

Application title

Landwirtschaftliche Ballenpresse

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T193712.20170913

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 286.567K)
T 1067/13 (Safety control system/YOKOGAWA) of 11.7.2017

Online on

02.11.2017

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

11.7.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G05B 19/418

Application no.

08011085.1

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)

Application title

Safety control system

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T106713.20170711

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 314.617K)
T 1384/14 () of 11.10.2017

Online on

02.11.2017

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

11.10.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C08K 13/02

Application no.

08853011.8

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (nein)

Application title

FLAMMGESCHÜTZTE EXPANDIERBARE STYROLPOLYMERE UND VERFAHREN ZU IHRER HERSTELLUNG

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T138414.20171011

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 314.931K)
T 1775/14 () of 28.9.2017

Online on

02.11.2017

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

28.9.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08L 63/00
C08L 63/02
C08L 51/04
C09J 163/00
C09J 163/02

Application no.

06789966.6

Keywords

Late-filed requests
Late-filed request - submitted with the statement of grounds of appeal
Late-filed request - abuse of procedure (no)
Amendments - extension beyond the content of the application as filed (yes)

Application title

EPOXY COMPOSITIONS HAVING IMPROVED IMPACT RESISTANCE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T177514.20170928

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 409.853K)
T 1860/14 () of 10.10.2017

Online on

02.11.2017

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

10.10.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C08L 29/04
C08L 31/04
C08L 23/08
C09J 123/08

Application no.

08787076.2

Keywords

Änderung veranlasst durch Einspruchsgrund - Änderungen zulässig (ja)
Änderungen - Erweiterung des Patentanspruchs (nein)
Patentansprüche - Klarheit
Patentansprüche - Hauptantrag (ja)
Beschwerdeentscheidung - Zurückverweisung an die erste Instanz (ja)

Application title

SILAN-MODIFIZIERTE ADDITIVE UND SILAN-MODIFIZIERTE POLYMERZUSAMMENSETZUNGEN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T186014.20171010

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 367.245K)
T 2304/14 (Secure tag/SWISSCOM) of 3.8.2017

Online on

02.11.2017

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

3.8.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04M 1/725
H04L 29/08

Application no.

11171212.1

Keywords

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

Application title

Secure tag management method and system

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T230414.20170803

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 383.933K)
T 2324/14 (Optimizing source code/SAP) of 4.10.2017

Online on

02.11.2017

Board

3.5.06

Decision date

4.10.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 9/45
G06F 9/44

Application no.

12007773.0

Keywords

Non admission of auxiliary request by the examining division - full reasoning is incorrect prima facie assessment
Late filed auxiliary request - admitted and considered
Claims - clarity, all requests (no)

Application title

Optimizing source code

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T232414.20171004

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 412.583K)
T 0219/15 () of 2.8.2017

Online on

02.11.2017

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

2.8.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01M 4/58

Application no.

03760688.6

Keywords

Admissibility of appeal - (yes)
Transfer of opposition - (no)
Grounds for opposition - insufficiency of disclosure (no)
Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)
Appeal decision - remittal to the department of first instance (no)
Substantial procedural violation - (no)
Apportionment of costs - (no)

Application title

CARBON-COATED LI-CONTAINING POWDERS AND PROCESS FOR PRODUCTION THEREOF

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T021915.20170802

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 504.985K)
T 0535/15 (Release windows/COMCAST) of 26.9.2017

Online on

02.11.2017

Board

3.5.06

Decision date

26.9.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 21/00
H04N 7/00

Application no.

10152200.1

Keywords

Inventive step - all requests (no)

Application title

Systems and methods for signaling content rights through release windows life cycle

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T053515.20170926

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 337.995K)
T 0395/16 () of 31.7.2017

Online on

02.11.2017

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

31.7.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B01F 1/00
B01F 3/04
B01F 5/00

Application no.

07710600.3

Keywords

Reimbursement of appeal fee

Application title

APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR DISSOLVING GAS IN LIQUID

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T039516.20170731

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 284.712K)
T 1561/16 () of 19.9.2017

Online on

02.11.2017

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

19.9.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B60K 31/04

Application no.

01913620.9

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (nein)

Application title

VERFAHREN ZUR UNTERBRECHUNG EINER GESCHWINDIGKEITS- ODER ABSTANDSREGELUNG EINES REGELSYSTEMS EINES KRAFTFAHRZEUGS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T156116.20170919

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 276.888K)

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