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.

February 2017

T 1896/11 () of 25.11.2016

Online on

22.02.2017

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

25.11.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06K 9/00

Application no.

04744262.9

Keywords

Amendments - broadening of claim (yes)
Amendments - added subject-matter (yes)

Application title

A SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR DETECTING SIGNAL ARTIFACTS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T189611.20161125

Distribution

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Decision

No PDF available
T 0626/13 (Lapse of the patent/ALLERGAN) of 15.2.2017

Online on

22.02.2017

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

15.2.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01N 33/50

Application no.

06851224.3

Keywords

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

Application title

CLOSTRIDIAL TOXIN ACTIVITY ASSAYS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T062613.20170215

Distribution

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Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 245.091K)
T 2096/13 () of 27.10.2016

Online on

22.02.2017

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

27.10.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B32B 5/28
B32B 5/26
B29C 70/34

Application no.

07251469.8

Keywords

Main request and auxiliary requests 1 to 4: novelty - no
Auxiliary request 5: added subject-matter - no; novelty - yes
remittal for further prosecution

Application title

Lightweight thermoplastic sheets including reinforcing skins

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T209613.20161027

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 349.165K)
T 0799/14 () of 13.12.2016

Online on

22.02.2017

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

13.12.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A23K 1/16
A23K 1/175
A23K 1/18

Application no.

00964160.6

Keywords

Sufficiency of disclosure and/or inventive step (no, all requests)

Application title

Improving condition of elderly pets

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T079914.20161213

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 409.908K)
T 1758/11 (Sendeleistung einer Funkstation/IPCOM) of 20.12.2016

Online on

21.02.2017

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

20.12.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

H04W 52/02

Application no.

00124139.7

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)

Application title

Verfahren zur Regelung der Sendeleistung einer Funkstation

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T175811.20161220

Distribution

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Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 386.285K)
T 2142/11 (Communication device for a multi-path radio channel/IPCOM) of 17.1.2017

Online on

21.02.2017

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

17.1.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04B 1/707

Application no.

00110027.0

Keywords

Inventive step - main request (no)
Added subject-matter - first auxiliary request (yes)
Sufficiency of disclosure - second auxiliary request (no)

Application title

Receiver for a communication device for a multi-path radio channel

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T214211.20170117

Distribution

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Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 375.495K)
T 0878/13 () of 9.1.2017

Online on

21.02.2017

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

9.1.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B23B 51/02
B23C 5/10
B23D 77/00
B23G 5/06
B23P 15/28

Application no.

01113733.8

Keywords

Erlöschen des Patents in allen benannten Vertragsstaaten - Fortsetzung des Beschwerdeverfahrens (nein)

Application title

Schneidwerkzeug

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T087813.20170109

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 232.406K)
T 1760/14 () of 13.12.2016

Online on

21.02.2017

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

13.12.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F16C 33/20

Application no.

06007233.7

Keywords

Einspruchsgründe - Änderungen

Application title

Lagerelement

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T176014.20161213

Distribution

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Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 288.778K)
T 1588/15 () of 15.2.2017

Online on

21.02.2017

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

15.2.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F02D 9/10
F16K 11/052
F16K 31/04
F16K 11/22

Application no.

07734414.1

Keywords

Re-establishment of rights - request not filed in due time

Application title

A TWO-SHUTTER VALVE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T158815.20170215

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 424.810K)
T 0172/12 () of 25.11.2016

Online on

20.02.2017

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

25.11.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B23K 35/30
B23P 6/04

Application no.

04253781.1

Keywords

Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

Repair process and brazing paste

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T017212.20161125

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 321.010K)
T 1552/12 () of 13.1.2017

Online on

20.02.2017

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

13.1.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A01J 7/02

Application no.

02076614.3

Keywords

Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

A device for and a method of cleaning a milking machine, and a milking machine

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T155212.20170113

Distribution

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Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 357.163K)
T 0948/13 () of 13.12.2016

Online on

20.02.2017

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

13.12.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08F 230/02
C08F 2/22
C08F 30/02
C08F 220/06
C08K 3/22

Application no.

07254809.2

Keywords

Claims - clarity
Claims - main request and auxiliary requests 1 and 2 (no)
Amendments - allowable
Amendments - auxiliary requests 3 to 6 (no)

Application title

Phosphorous-containing organic polymer and compositions and processes including same

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T094813.20161213

Distribution

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Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 378.934K)
T 1419/13 () of 10.11.2016

Online on

20.02.2017

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

10.11.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B21B 13/14

Application no.

07725994.3

Keywords

Zulassung eines neuen Einspruchsgrundes (nein)
Zulassung eines verspätet gestellten Antrags (ja)
Patentansprüche - Klarheit
Änderungen - zulässig (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit (ja)

Application title

WALZGERÜST ZUR HERSTELLUNG VON WALZBAND ODER BLECH

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T141913.20161110

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 460.563K)
T 1904/13 () of 9.11.2016

Online on

20.02.2017

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

9.11.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C03B 23/027
C03B 23/025

Application no.

98110666.9

Keywords

Late-filed main request and first auxiliary resquest - admitted (no)
Inventive step - second auxiliary request (no)

Application title

Apparatus and method for bending glass sheets

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T190413.20161109

Distribution

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Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 516.400K)
T 2075/13 () of 2.12.2016

Online on

20.02.2017

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

2.12.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B02C 18/00
B02C 18/24

Application no.

08834925.3

Keywords

Late-filed main request - converging versions of claims
Amendment occasioned by ground for opposition - amendments allowable (yes)
Sufficiency of disclosure - (yes)
Amendments - added subject-matter (no)
Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

SHREDDER THICKNESS WITH ANTI-JITTER FEATURE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T207513.20161202

Distribution

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Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 469.120K)
T 0978/14 () of 7.2.2017

Online on

20.02.2017

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

7.2.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F02B 77/08
F01N 11/00
F02F 1/42

Application no.

10173564.5

Keywords

Inventive step - problem and solution approach

Application title

Engine and saddle-riding type vehicle including the same

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T097814.20170207

Distribution

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Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 301.240K)
T 1055/14 (Production d'hydrocarbures liquides / IFP) of 15.2.2017

Online on

20.02.2017

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

15.2.2017

Proc. language

FR

IPC

C10G 2/00

Application no.

05771067.5

Keywords

Publication antérieure (oui) - appartenance à l'état de la technique de documents non considérés par la division d'opposition (oui) - preuves fournies en recours
Renvoi de l'affaire (oui)

Application title

Procédé de synthèse Fischer-Tropsch comprenant une régulation améliorée

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T105514.20170215

Distribution

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Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 278.798K)
T 2313/14 () of 15.2.2017

Online on

20.02.2017

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

15.2.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B65B 51/02
B31B 1/62
B05C 5/02
B65B 19/22

Application no.

09757150.9

Keywords

Neuheit - (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)

Application title

VERFAHREN UND VORRICHTUNG ZUR HERSTELLUNG VON ZIGARETTENPACKUNGEN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T231314.20170215

Distribution

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Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 308.743K)
T 0270/15 () of 12.1.2017

Online on

20.02.2017

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

12.1.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B32B 3/10

Application no.

06706230.7

Keywords

Admission of new grounds - (no)
Sufficiency of disclosure - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

PACKAGING FILM

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T027015.20170112

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 430.156K)
T 0290/15 () of 13.2.2017

Online on

20.02.2017

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

13.2.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B22D 41/30

Application no.

05791426.9

Keywords

Neuheit - (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)

Application title

Schieberplatte für einen Schieberverschluss an metallurgischen Schmelzgefässen sowie Verfahren zur deren Herstellung

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T029015.20170213

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 332.579K)
T 1699/15 () of 20.12.2016

Online on

20.02.2017

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

20.12.2016

Proc. language

FR

IPC

A01D 41/12

Application no.

07858532.0

Keywords

Recevabilité du recours - recours suffisamment motivé (oui)
Activité inventive - (non)
Répartition des frais - (non)

Application title

DISPOSITIF DE RECUPERATION DE LA MENUE PAILLE SUR UNE MOISSONNEUSE BATTEUSE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T169915.20161220

Distribution

C

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 316.841K)
T 0609/16 () of 3.2.2017

Online on

20.02.2017

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

3.2.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A01B 63/111
A01B 63/00

Application no.

07115254.0

Keywords

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

Application title

Headland routine for agricultural vehicle

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T060916.20170203

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 233.111K)
D 0020/16 () of 16.2.2017

Online on

17.02.2017

Board

DBA

Decision date

16.2.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

-

Application no.

-

Keywords

-

Application title

-

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:D002016.20170216

Distribution

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 29.583K)
T 1872/11 (Xylose isomerase rumen fungus Piromyces host yeast cell Saccharomyces … of 19.1.2017

Online on

17.02.2017

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

19.1.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12N 15/61
C12N 15/54
C12N 1/14
C12N 1/19
C12P 7/10
C12P 7/20
C12P 7/46
C12P 7/54
C12P 7/56
C12P 13/04
C12P 35/00

Application no.

03731853.2

Keywords

Admissibility of appeal (yes)
Main and sole request - sufficiency of disclosure (yes)
Remittal to the department of first instance (yes)

Application title

FERMENTATION OF PENTOSE SUGARS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T187211.20170119

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 468.049K)
T 0226/13 (Composition tinctoriale / L'OREAL) of 21.10.2016

Online on

17.02.2017

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

21.10.2016

Proc. language

FR

IPC

A61Q 5/10
A61K 8/04
A61K 8/37
A61K 8/22
A61K 8/23
A61K 8/81
A61K 8/87
A61K 8/88
A61K 8/85
A61K 8/41
A61K 8/33
A61K 8/34
A61K 8/42
A61K 8/66
A61K 8/89

Application no.

06291350.4

Keywords

Motifs d'opposition - extension au-delà du contenu de la demande telle que déposée (non)
Activité inventive - requête principale (oui)

Application title

Composition tinctoriale comprenant des composés insolubles, procédés mettant en oeuvre cette composition.

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T022613.20161021

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 400.191K)
T 0743/13 () of 6.12.2016

Online on

17.02.2017

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

6.12.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B23D 61/12
B23D 65/00

Application no.

07816229.4

Keywords

Hauptantrag - Änderungen - zulässig (nein)
Neuheit - (nein)
Neuheit - alle Anträge

Application title

SÄGEBAND UND VERFAHREN ZUR HERSTELLUNG EINES SÄGEBANDES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T074313.20161206

Distribution

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Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 382.326K)
T 0096/14 () of 13.1.2017

Online on

17.02.2017

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

13.1.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B65D 5/20
B65D 85/60

Application no.

08835156.4

Keywords

Novelty - (no)
Remittal to the department of first instance - (yes)

Application title

PACKAGING FOR BAR- LIKE FOODSTUFFS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T009614.20170113

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 320.655K)
T 1710/11 () of 1.2.2017

Online on

16.02.2017

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

1.2.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01R 33/36

Application no.

06727684.0

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)

Application title

MRI SYSTEM COMPRISING A SCAN ROOM INTERFACE FOR A/D-CONVERSION OF MR SIGNALS BETWEEN A RECEIVER COIL UNIT AND A REMOTE SIGNAL PROCESSING UNIT

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T171011.20170201

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 308.309K)
T 2602/12 () of 13.10.2016

Online on

16.02.2017

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

13.10.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61L 27/54
A61L 27/26
G02B 1/04
G02C 7/04

Application no.

04741077.4

Keywords

Admissibility of main request (yes) - restriction of granted claim 1 to subject-matter for which no negative decision has been issued by the Opposition Division is legitimate behaviour of losing party, no abuse of procedure
Sufficiency of disclosure (yes)
Sufficiency of disclosure - sufficient guidance in patent in suit to make dispersions with the required stability
Inventive step (yes)
Inventive step - argument raised for first time at oral proceedings against embodiment of invention never previously attacked under Article 56 EPC not admitted; Board sees no reason to examine of its own motion

Application title

ANTIMICROBIAL MEDICAL DEVICES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T260212.20161013

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 391.102K)
T 2210/13 () of 22.9.2016

Online on

16.02.2017

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

22.9.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08L 23/04
H01B 3/44
B65D 41/00

Application no.

07756194.2

Keywords

Sufficiency of disclosure - (no)

Application title

HIGH-DENSITY POLYETHYLENE COMPOSITIONS, METHOD OF MAKING THE SAME, ARTICLES MADE THEREFROM, AND METHOD OF MAKING SUCH ARTICLES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T221013.20160922

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 346.039K)
T 0934/14 () of 29.9.2016

Online on

16.02.2017

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

29.9.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B60T 8/36
B60T 15/02
B60T 13/66
B60T 13/68

Application no.

04030127.7

Keywords

Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

An electro-pneumatic braking control unit for a railway or tramway vehicle

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T093414.20160929

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 346.304K)
T 1092/12 (Interfacing cordless telephone and computer/SIEMENS| |) of 18.1.2017

Online on

15.02.2017

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

18.1.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04M 3/00
H04M 1/247
H04M 1/725

Application no.

07024223.5

Keywords

Novelty (main request, first auxiliary request)
Novelty - (no)
Claims (modified main request)
Claims - clarity (no)

Application title

System and method for interfacing a wireless telephone to a personal computer

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T109212.20170118

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 300.354K)
T 0145/13 () of 10.2.2017

Online on

15.02.2017

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

10.2.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01L 27/00

Application no.

04714101.5

Keywords

Amendments - amended claims relating to unsearched subject-matter (no)
Remittal to the department of first instance - (yes)

Application title

MONITORING AND AUTOMATIC EQUIPMENT CONTROL SYSTEMS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T014513.20170210

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 285.131K)
T 0183/13 (Packet numbering for ARQ/QUALCOMM) of 15.11.2016

Online on

15.02.2017

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

15.11.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04L 1/18

Application no.

06124217.8

Keywords

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

Application title

Flexible arq for packet data transmission

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T018313.20161115

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 334.499K)
T 0434/13 (Generating availability data of a called party/MITEL) of 26.1.2017

Online on

15.02.2017

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

26.1.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04M 3/42
H04L 29/08

Application no.

08102751.8

Keywords

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

Application title

Method and system for generating prospective availability data of a called party

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T043413.20170126

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 319.212K)
T 0477/13 (Geographical information/LG) of 22.12.2016

Online on

15.02.2017

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

22.12.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04M 3/493

Application no.

06008287.2

Keywords

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

Application title

Mobile communication terminal for providing geographical information and method thereof

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T047713.20161222

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 307.209K)
T 1349/13 () of 19.1.2017

Online on

15.02.2017

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

19.1.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01N 21/25
B01D 1/00
G01N 21/47
G01N 21/53

Application no.

00967400.3

Keywords

Novelty - main request (no) , second auxiliary request (no)
Amendments - added subject-matter (yes), first auxiliary request
Remittal to the department of first instance - (no)
Late-filed auxiliary requests - amendments after arrangement of oral proceedings
Late-filed auxiliary requests - adjournment of oral proceedings would have been required (yes)
Late-filed auxiliary requests - admitted (no)

Application title

SPRAY DATA ACQUISITION METHOD

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T134913.20170119

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 581.414K)
T 0029/14 () of 15.12.2016

Online on

15.02.2017

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

15.12.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08F 210/02

Application no.

06727040.5

Keywords

Sufficiency of disclosure - (no)

Application title

NOVEL COPOLYMERS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T002914.20161215

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 370.574K)
T 1302/14 () of 11.1.2017

Online on

15.02.2017

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

11.1.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B60S 3/06

Application no.

06025309.3

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (nein)
Ausreichende Offenbarung - (ja)
Zurückverweisung an die erste Instanz - (ja)

Application title

Behandlungsanlage für Fahrzeuge

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T130214.20170111

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 365.688K)
T 2150/14 (Injection mixer/PROPURE AS) of 8.2.2017

Online on

15.02.2017

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

8.2.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B01F 5/04
B01F 5/06
B01F 3/04
B01F 3/08

Application no.

05792090.2

Keywords

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

Application title

MULTI FLUID INJECTION MIXER

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T215014.20170208

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 268.904K)
T 2518/10 (Shape-based charting/MICROSOFT) of 23.11.2016

Online on

14.02.2017

Board

3.5.07

Decision date

23.11.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 17/24

Application no.

05107032.4

Keywords

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

Application title

Common charting using shapes

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T251810.20161123

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 456.983K)
T 2117/11 () of 21.12.2016

Online on

14.02.2017

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

21.12.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61N 5/10
A61M 36/00

Application no.

01274522.0

Keywords

Statement of grounds of appeal - party's complete case
Late-filed request - change of subject-matter
Devolutive effect of the appeal

Application title

PRE-LOADED NEEDLE ASSEMBLY

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T211711.20161221

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 334.758K)
T 2232/11 () of 20.1.2017

Online on

14.02.2017

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

20.1.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

H02P 21/14

Application no.

06013428.5

Keywords

Rechtliches Gehör - Verletzung (nein)
Ausreichende Offenbarung - Ausführbarkeit (ja)

Application title

Verfahren zur geberlosen Drehzahlbestimmung einer Asynchronmaschine

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T223211.20170120

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 375.169K)
T 0694/12 () of 17.11.2016

Online on

14.02.2017

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

17.11.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F24C 7/08

Application no.

01969403.3

Keywords

-

Application title

METHOD FOR RUNNING A FOOD COOKING OVEN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T069412.20161117

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 446.419K)
T 1501/12 () of 16.1.2017

Online on

14.02.2017

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

16.1.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F25D 11/02
F25B 5/04
F25D 25/02

Application no.

04106375.1

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)

Application title

Refrigerating apparatus

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T150112.20170116

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 329.590K)
T 0556/13 () of 14.10.2016

Online on

14.02.2017

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

14.10.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01F 1/84

Application no.

98906460.5

Keywords

Main request - novelty (no)
Auxiliary request 1 - request identical to request not admitted in first-instance proceedings - exceptionally admitted
Auxiliary request 1 - amendments - added subject-matter (yes)
Auxiliary request 2 - amendments - extension of protection (no)
Auxiliary request 2 - correction of error - immediately evident that nothing else could have been intended (yes)
Auxiliary request 2 - amendments - added subject-matter (yes)
Auxiliary request 3 - sufficiency of disclosure (yes)
Auxiliary request 3 - novelty (yes)
Auxiliary request 3 - inventive step (yes)

Application title

CORIOLIS FLOWMETER HAVING AXIALLY COMPLIANT CASE ENDS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T055613.20161014

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 503.994K)
T 2442/13 () of 15.12.2016

Online on

14.02.2017

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

15.12.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B62D 1/20
B62D 7/22
F16D 3/06
B62D 1/16

Application no.

06254583.5

Keywords

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

Application title

Bush, particularly for vehicle steering column

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T244213.20161215

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 261.519K)
T 0346/12 (Immunostimulatory sequences/DYNAVAX) of 19.10.2016

Online on

13.02.2017

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

19.10.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 39/39
A61K 39/385
A61K 39/35
A61K 39/145
A61K 39/21
A61P 31/12

Application no.

00955749.7

Keywords

Novelty - (no)
Novelty - main and auxiliary requests 1 to 8

Application title

Methods of modulating an immune response using immunostimulatory sequences and compositions for use therein

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T034612.20161019

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 362.355K)
T 1426/12 (Lichtschutzformulierungen/Beiersdorf) of 8.12.2016

Online on

13.02.2017

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

8.12.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A61K 8/49
A61K 8/895
A61Q 17/04

Application no.

01117897.7

Keywords

Alle Anträge: Erfinderische Tätigkeit - naheliegende Alternative

Application title

Kosmetische und dermatologische Lichtschutzformulierungen mit einem Gehalt an unsymmetrisch substituierten Triazinderivaten und Organsiloxanen

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T142612.20161208

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 330.058K)
T 1636/12 () of 6.2.2017

Online on

13.02.2017

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

6.2.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B07C 3/00

Application no.

05020921.2

Keywords

Appeal decision - remittal to the department of first instance (yes, after amendment)
Amendments - allowable (yes)

Application title

Method and system of providing services at a mail delivery point

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T163612.20170206

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 256.846K)
T 1848/12 () of 16.12.2016

Online on

13.02.2017

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

16.12.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B65D 21/02
B65D 43/02
B65D 51/24

Application no.

07109447.8

Keywords

Late-filed documents
Late-filed document - admitted (no)
Apportionment of costs - (no)
Late-filed argument - admitted (no)
Novelty - main request (no)
Amendments - first and second auxiliary requests
Amendments - allowable (no)
Late-filed third and fourth auxiliary requests - admitted (yes)
Claims - clarity
Claims - third auxiliary request (no)
Amendments - fourth auxiliary requests
Amendments - allowable (yes)
Novelty - fourth auxiliary request (yes)
Inventive step - fourth auxiliary request (yes)

Application title

Container assembly having stacking means

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T184812.20161216

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 571.954K)
T 1052/13 () of 18.10.2016

Online on

13.02.2017

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

18.10.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B21B 1/22
B21B 27/00

Application no.

07110866.6

Keywords

Klarheit der Ansprüche nach Änderung - Hauptantrag und Hilfsantrag I (nein) Hilfsantrag II (ja)
Unzulässige Änderungen - Hilfsantrag II (nein)
Ausreichende Offenbarung - Hilfsantrag II (ja)
Zurückverweisung an die erste Instanz - (ja)

Application title

Flachprodukt aus einem Metallwerkstoff, insbesondere einem Stahlwerkstoff, Verwendung eines solchen Flachprodukts sowie Walze und Verfahren zur Herstellung solcher Flachprodukte

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T105213.20161018

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 605.174K)
T 1152/14 () of 12.1.2017

Online on

13.02.2017

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

12.1.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A61L 2/00
C07K 14/435
C12N 9/94

Application no.

10150773.9

Keywords

Rechtliches Gehör - wesentlicher Verfahrensmangel (nein)
Zulassung der Hilfsanträge (ja)
Änderungen - Erweiterung über den Inhalt der Anmeldung in der eingereichten Fassung hinaus (ja)
Rückzahlung der Beschwerdegebühr - (nein)

Application title

Verfahren zur Verringerung der viralen und mikrobiellen Belastung von Pankreatin

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T115214.20170112

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 503.942K)
T 1294/14 () of 1.12.2016

Online on

13.02.2017

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

1.12.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C21C 5/38
F28D 17/00
F27D 17/00
B01D 39/00
B01D 46/00

Application no.

04764498.4

Keywords

Änderungen
Ausreichende Offenbarung
Erfinderische Tätigkeit

Application title

VERFAHREN ZUM SAMMELN UND BEHANDELN VON REAKTIONSGASEN AUS EINER ERZEUGUNGASANLAGE FÜR SCHMELZFLÜSSIGE METALLE UND ENTSTAUBUNGSANLAGE HIERZU

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T129414.20161201

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 363.516K)
T 1986/14 () of 11.10.2016

Online on

13.02.2017

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

11.10.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61L 31/08
A61B 19/04

Application no.

07796930.1

Keywords

Amendments - allowable (no)
Amendments - main request and auxiliary requests 1-5
Amendments - allowable (yes)
Amendments - auxiliary request 6
Appeal decision - remittal to the department of first instance (yes)
Appeal decision - auxiliary request 6

Application title

NONAQUEOUS COATING COMPOSITION FOR ELASTOMERIC ARTICLES AND ARTICLES CONTAINING THE SAME

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T198614.20161011

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 320.862K)
T 2108/14 () of 31.1.2017

Online on

13.02.2017

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

31.1.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 9/14
A61K 9/16
A61K 9/20
A61K 9/28
A61K 9/50

Application no.

03752490.7

Keywords

Amendments - allowable (yes)
Claims - clarity
Claims - main request and first auxiliary request (no)
Claims - second auxiliary request (yes)
Novelty - (yes)
Appeal decision - remittal to the department of first instance (yes)

Application title

SEQUESTERING SUBUNIT AND RELATED COMPOSITIONS AND METHODS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T210814.20170131

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 311.179K)
T 1698/15 () of 28.10.2016

Online on

13.02.2017

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

28.10.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61B 17/11

Application no.

10004383.5

Keywords

Admissibility of appeal - (yes)
Admissibility of the only request (yes)
Reason for revocation overcome (yes)
Remittal to the department of first instance - (yes)

Application title

Sleeve-type fixing method and device for anastomosis for tubular organs such as intestines, stomach, esophagus

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T169815.20161028

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 424.065K)
T 0678/16 (SIP access server/BLACKBERRY) of 24.1.2017

Online on

13.02.2017

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

24.1.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04W 76/02

Application no.

13156329.8

Keywords

Amendments - added subject-matter (yes)

Application title

Apparatus, and associated method, for facilitating radio control system operation with an ICS-capable wireless device

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T067816.20170124

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 360.163K)
T 1249/11 (Dokumentenverwaltung/VODAFONE HOLDING) of 25.11.2016

Online on

10.02.2017

Board

3.5.07

Decision date

25.11.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G06F 17/30

Application no.

05750698.2

Keywords

Verletzung des rechtlichen Gehörs durch Prüfungsabteilung (nein) - Voreingenommenheit der Prüfungsabteilung (nein)
Spät eingereichter Antrag - Änderungen nach Anberaumung der mündlichen Verhandlung
Spät eingereichter Antrag - zugelassen (nein)

Application title

Dokumentenverwaltung mittels Barcodes und mobilen Telefonen

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T124911.20161125

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 332.456K)
T 0461/12 () of 26.1.2017

Online on

10.02.2017

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

26.1.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F01N 1/02
F01N 13/00

Application no.

06122631.2

Keywords

Änderungen - Zwischenverallgemeinerung
Änderungen - Erweiterung über den Inhalt der Anmeldung in der eingereichten Fassung hinaus (ja)
Rechtliches Gehör - wesentlicher Verfahrensmangel (ja)
Rückzahlung der Beschwerdegebühr - (ja)

Application title

Schalldämpfer

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T046112.20170126

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 410.772K)
T 0668/12 () of 21.10.2016

Online on

10.02.2017

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

21.10.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61B 5/15
A61M 5/32

Application no.

06075525.3

Keywords

Claims - clarity
Claims - main, first and second auxiliary request (no)
Amendments - broadening of claim
Amendments - main, first and second auxiliary request (yes), third auxiliary request (no)
Added subject-matter - third auxiliary request (no)
Novelty - third auxiliary request (yes)
Inventive step - third auxiliary request (yes)

Application title

Integrated lance and strip for analyte measurement

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T066812.20161021

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 499.590K)
T 0919/12 () of 24.1.2017

Online on

10.02.2017

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

24.1.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01R 13/629
G02B 6/42

Application no.

07010533.3

Keywords

Amendments - added subject-matter (yes)

Application title

Fiber optic connector release mechanism

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T091912.20170124

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 286.480K)
T 1988/12 (Sclerotinia-resistant Brassica/PIONEER) of 10.11.2016

Online on

10.02.2017

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

10.11.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12N 15/82
A01H 5/00
A01H 1/04

Application no.

06784681.6

Keywords

Main and auxiliary requests 1 and 2 - clarity (no)

Application title

Sclerotinia-resistant Brassica and methods for development of resistance to sclerotinia

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T198812.20161110

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 343.149K)
T 2590/12 (Zulässigkeit der Beschwerde) of 27.1.2017

Online on

10.02.2017

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

27.1.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B21B 37/28

Application no.

04790153.3

Keywords

Zulässigkeit der Beschwerde - Beschwerde hinreichend begründet (nein)

Application title

VERFAHREN UND STEUERVORRICHTUNG ZUM BETRIEB EINER WALZSTRASSE FÜR METALLBAND

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T259012.20170127

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 273.562K)
T 1939/13 (File-list display/SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS) of 25.1.2017

Online on

10.02.2017

Board

3.5.07

Decision date

25.1.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G11B 27/34
G11B 33/10
G11B 20/10
G11B 27/10
G11B 19/02

Application no.

02251358.4

Keywords

Basis of decision - text submitted or agreed by applicant (no)
Remittal to the department of first instance - special reasons for not remitting the case
Inventive step - all requests (no)

Application title

File storing apparatus with file list display function

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T193913.20170125

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 356.324K)
T 0803/14 () of 10.1.2017

Online on

10.02.2017

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

10.1.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A23L 1/035
A23L 1/27
A23L 2/58

Application no.

06026656.6

Keywords

Hauptantrag: Neuheit - (nein)
Hilfsantrag 16: Änderungen: unzulässige Erweiterung - (nein)
Hilfsantrag 16: Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)

Application title

Emulgatorzusammensetzung und deren Verwendung

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T080314.20170110

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 507.399K)
T 2160/15 (Carbon dioxide removal/CO2 Purification AS) of 31.1.2017

Online on

10.02.2017

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

31.1.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B01D 53/62
B01D 47/16
B01D 53/78

Application no.

08766899.2

Keywords

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

Application title

DEVICE AND PROCESS FOR REMOVAL OF CARBON DIOXIDE FROM COMBUSTION GASES.

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T216015.20170131

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 299.896K)
T 0599/16 (Glatiramer acetate/YEDA) of 8.2.2017

Online on

10.02.2017

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

8.2.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 38/02
A61K 38/16
A61P 25/28

Application no.

10810282.3

Keywords

Basis of decision - patent proprietor no longer approves of the text of the patent

Application title

Low frequency glatiramer acetate therapy

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T059916.20170208

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 264.628K)
T 1753/12 (Absorbent article / THE PROCTER & GAMBLE COMPANY) of 31.1.2017

Online on

09.02.2017

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

31.1.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61L 15/20
A61L 15/46

Application no.

01109350.7

Keywords

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

Application title

An absorbent article comprising an agent able to convey a perception to the wearer

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T175312.20170131

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 226.614K)
T 2237/13 () of 20.12.2016

Online on

09.02.2017

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

20.12.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B32B 27/18
B65D 65/40

Application no.

00902946.3

Keywords

Main request - novelty (no)
Auxiliary request I - inventive step (no)
Auxiliary request II - novelty (no)
Auxiliary request III - inventive step (no)
Auxiliary request IV - clarity (no)
Auxiliary request V - inventive step (no)
Auxiliary request VI - inventive step (no)

Application title

PACKAGING LAMINATE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T223713.20161220

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 645.288K)
T 0044/14 (Composite beds PSA / AIR PRODUCTS) of 13.1.2017

Online on

09.02.2017

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

13.1.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B01D 53/047

Application no.

07112589.2

Keywords

Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

Pressure swing adsorption method with multiple parallel vessel beds

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T004414.20170113

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 386.573K)
T 1115/14 () of 12.1.2017

Online on

09.02.2017

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

12.1.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08G 18/10
C08G 18/62
C08L 75/04

Application no.

08837533.2

Keywords

Amendments - allowable (no)

Application title

MOISTURE CURABLE ISOCYANATE CONTAINING ACRYLIC FORMULATION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T111514.20170112

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 305.180K)
T 0092/11 () of 17.1.2017

Online on

08.02.2017

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

17.1.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G09F 9/30
G02F 1/1345

Application no.

08170139.3

Keywords

Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

Organic electroluminescent display device

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T009211.20170117

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 335.724K)
T 0882/12 (Submarine cable landing-stage/ALCATEL LUCENT) of 11.1.2017

Online on

08.02.2017

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

11.1.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04B 10/00

Application no.

00306976.2

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)

Application title

Submarine communications system and landing-stage therefor

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T088212.20170111

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 314.735K)
T 0158/13 () of 17.11.2016

Online on

08.02.2017

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

17.11.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61Q 13/00
A61K 8/33

Application no.

00114790.9

Keywords

Main request - Exceptions to patentability - (yes)
Auxiliary request 1 - not clearly allowable

Application title

Use of a stimulative perfume composition comprising anisaldehyde

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T015813.20161117

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 327.303K)
T 0420/13 () of 17.1.2017

Online on

08.02.2017

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

17.1.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61F 13/15
B26F 1/44

Application no.

03719897.5

Keywords

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

Application title

CROSS-MACHINE-DIRECTION NESTED ABSORBENT PADS WITH MINIMAL WASTE GEOMETRIES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T042013.20170117

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 330.507K)
T 0680/13 (Wireless network access/ERICSSON) of 1.2.2017

Online on

08.02.2017

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

1.2.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04W 88/06
G06F 13/40

Application no.

07025057.6

Keywords

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

Application title

Technique for providing network access to different entities

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T068013.20170201

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 305.091K)
T 2173/13 () of 1.2.2017

Online on

08.02.2017

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

1.2.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C08G 18/28
C08G 18/48
C09D 7/00

Application no.

05746591.6

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (nein) Alle Anträge

Application title

VERDICKUNGSMITTEL AUF POLYURETHANBASIS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T217313.20170201

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 328.381K)
T 1908/14 () of 22.9.2016

Online on

08.02.2017

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

22.9.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61L 17/04
A61L 31/04
A61F 2/08

Application no.

10181309.5

Keywords

Claims - clarity (no)

Application title

High-strength suture

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T190814.20160922

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 276.993K)
T 2493/11 (Manipulation of audio signals/DMT LICENSING) of 20.1.2017

Online on

07.02.2017

Board

3.5.07

Decision date

20.1.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G11B 27/00
H04N 5/76
H04N 7/00
G06F 3/00
G06T 13/00

Application no.

98907658.3

Keywords

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

Application title

A method and system for manipulation of audio or video signals

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T249311.20170120

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 350.846K)
T 2528/11 () of 29.11.2016

Online on

07.02.2017

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

29.11.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C07C 209/48
B01J 25/02
B01J 37/02

Application no.

03704600.0

Keywords

Ausreichende Offenbarung - Ausführbarkeit (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - nicht naheliegende Alternative

Application title

VERFAHREN ZUR HERSTELLUNG VON PRIMÄREN AMINEN DURCH HYDRIERUNG VON NITRILEN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T252811.20161129

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 327.454K)
T 0619/12 (One dose vaccination/ZOETIS) of 27.4.2016

Online on

07.02.2017

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

27.4.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 39/00
A61P 31/00

Application no.

02735755.7

Keywords

Main request - requirements of the EPC met (yes)

Application title

One dose vaccination with Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T061912.20160427

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 440.019K)
T 0223/14 (Schalenkatalysator / BASF) of 16.12.2016

Online on

07.02.2017

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

16.12.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C07C 209/26
C07D 295/02

Application no.

07726838.1

Keywords

Zulässigkeit der Beschwerde (ja)
Zulässigkeit der Anträge der Beschwerdeführerin (nein)

Application title

Verfahren zur Herstellung eines Amins

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T022314.20161216

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 376.999K)
T 1618/16 (Context information/QUALCOMM) of 1.2.2017

Online on

07.02.2017

Board

3.5.07

Decision date

1.2.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F17/30

Application no.

06848700.8

Keywords

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

Application title

Techniques to generate context information

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T161816.20170201

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 220.865K)
T 1584/12 () of 22.11.2016

Online on

06.02.2017

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

22.11.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A01J 5/04
A01J 5/007

Application no.

07075417.1

Keywords

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

Application title

A combination of a teat cup and a flexible milk tube, a coupling piece, and a method of monitoring the integrity of the flexible milk tube

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T158412.20161122

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 345.179K)
T 1367/13 () of 22.11.2016

Online on

06.02.2017

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

22.11.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F16D 23/02
F16D 69/02

Application no.

04740693.9

Keywords

Einspruchsgründe - mangelhafte Offenbarung (ja)
Rückzahlung der Beschwerdegebühr - (nein)

Application title

SYNCHRONRING

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T136713.20161122

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 286.425K)
T 2152/15 () of 31.1.2017

Online on

06.02.2017

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

31.1.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61F 2/915

Application no.

10184636.8

Keywords

Admissibility of appeal - missing statement of grounds

Application title

Stent having helical elements

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T215215.20170131

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 225.508K)
T 1523/11 (Metadata index structure/SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS) of 17.1.2017

Online on

03.02.2017

Board

3.5.07

Decision date

17.1.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 17/30

Application no.

05075898.6

Keywords

Inventive step - all requests (no)

Application title

Index structure of metadata, method for providing indices of metadata, and metadata searching method and apparatus using the indices of metadata

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T152311.20170117

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 368.779K)
T 0317/12 () of 23.1.2017

Online on

03.02.2017

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

23.1.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F01D 5/00
B23P 6/00
B23K 9/00
F04D 29/38

Application no.

02256985.9

Keywords

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

Application title

Gas turbine engine compressor blade restoration

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T031712.20170123

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 236.127K)
T 0150/13 () of 31.1.2017

Online on

03.02.2017

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

31.1.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

H04R 25/00

Application no.

06116557.7

Keywords

Widerruf des Patents auf Antrag der Patentinhaberin

Application title

Hörgerät und entsprechendes Verfahren zu dessen Einstellung

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T015013.20170131

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 222.100K)
T 2508/13 (Organic waste treatment/BIOE) of 20.1.2017

Online on

03.02.2017

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

20.1.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C05F 17/02
C05F 17/00

Application no.

05105684.4

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)
Requests filed with statement of grounds not admitted

Application title

System and method for treatment of organic waste

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T250813.20170120

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 314.550K)
T 0763/14 (Verwendung eines Kombinationsproduktes / HENKEL) of 20.1.2017

Online on

03.02.2017

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

20.1.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C11D 17/04
C11D 3/386
C11D 3/39
C11D 11/00
C11D 3/395

Application no.

06777029.7

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)

Application title

Reinigungsmittel

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T076314.20170120

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 371.890K)
T 1311/14 () of 26.1.2017

Online on

03.02.2017

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

26.1.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A23K 1/16
A23K 1/18

Application no.

04812384.8

Keywords

Appeal of patent proprietor inadmissible - missing statement of grounds
Basis of decision - text or agreement to text withdrawn by patent proprietor
Basis of decision - patent revoked

Application title

Composition for animal consumption and method for reducing MAP kinase activity

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T131114.20170126

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 231.319K)
T 2065/15 (Mischer/PEMAT) of 9.12.2016

Online on

03.02.2017

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

9.12.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B01F 15/00
B01F 7/30
B28C 5/16

Application no.

08855835.8

Keywords

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

Application title

MISCHER UND MISCHVERFAHREN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T206515.20161209

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 315.425K)
G 0001/15 () of 29.11.2016

Online on

02.02.2017

Board

EBA

Decision date

29.11.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A01H 5/10

Application no.

98203458.9

Keywords

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

Application title

Use of cold flow improvers in fuel oil compositions

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:G000115.20161129

Distribution

A

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 1.478M)
R 0012/14 (Right to be heard/LG DISPLAY) of 7.10.2016

Online on

02.02.2017

Board

EBA

Decision date

7.10.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H05B 33/26

Application no.

07708721.1

Keywords

Admissibility of petition (yes)
Allowability of petition (no) – fundamental violation of Article 113 EPC (no) – failure to decide on relevant request (no)

Application title

Fabrication method for organic light emitting device and organic light emitting device fabricated by the same method

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:R001214.20161007

Distribution

B

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 109.266K)
T 1520/11 () of 24.11.2016

Online on

02.02.2017

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

24.11.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G02F 1/133
G02F 1/13357

Application no.

06112940.9

Keywords

Main request - added subject-matter - (no)
All requests - Inventive step - (no)

Application title

Frame system with heat spreader for a liquid crystal display device

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T152011.20161124

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 501.811K)
T 2176/11 () of 14.12.2016

Online on

02.02.2017

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

14.12.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G10L 21/02

Application no.

09154541.8

Keywords

Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

Background Noise Estimation

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T217611.20161214

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 328.188K)
T 2636/11 () of 13.1.2017

Online on

02.02.2017

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

13.1.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B41F 17/00

Application no.

06754883.4

Keywords

Zulassung einer verspätet vorgebrachten Druckschrift - nein
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - ja

Application title

Druckmaschine und ein Verfahren zur Herstellung eines Druckerzeugnisses

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T263611.20170113

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 355.679K)
T 1226/12 () of 15.7.2016

Online on

02.02.2017

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

15.7.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F16L 53/00
H05B 3/58
B60S 1/48

Application no.

06022243.7

Keywords

Zulässigkeit der Beschwerde - Beschwerde hinreichend begründet (ja)
Rechtliches Gehör - Verletzung (nein)
Neuheit - Hauptantrag (nein)
Spät eingereichte Hilfsanträge - eingereicht mit der Beschwerdebegründung (zugelassen)
Spät eingereichte Hilfsanträge - eingereicht im Laufe des Beschwerdeverfahrens (nicht zugelassen)
Zurückverweisung an die erste Instanz (ja)
Kostenverteilung (nein)

Application title

Beheizbarer Steckverbinder

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T122612.20160715

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 460.581K)
T 1304/12 (Speichermedium zum Bereitstellen einer sicheren Kommunikation/SAYNET) of 19.12.2016

Online on

02.02.2017

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

19.12.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

H04L 29/06

Application no.

06020952.5

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (nein)

Application title

System und Speichermedium zur Bereitstellung einer sicheren Kommunikation von einem in einem gesicherten Netzwerk nicht eingebundenen Client-Computer

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T130412.20161219

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 323.094K)
T 2478/12 (Scrolling method for touch-screen device/APPLE) of 10.1.2017

Online on

02.02.2017

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

10.1.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04M 1/247
G06F 3/048

Application no.

08705751.9

Keywords

Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

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

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T247812.20170110

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 301.512K)
T 0346/13 () of 14.12.2016

Online on

02.02.2017

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

14.12.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B28B 11/02
B01D 39/20
B01D 39/14

Application no.

03708616.2

Keywords

Substantial procedural violation - (no)
Reimbursement of appeal fee - (no)
Sufficiency of disclosure - (yes)
Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

METHOD OF MANUFACTURING HONEYCOMB STRUCTURAL BODY

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T034613.20161214

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 400.309K)
T 0155/14 () of 15.12.2016

Online on

02.02.2017

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

15.12.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A47B 88/04

Application no.

07815138.8

Keywords

-

Application title

ANTRIEBSVORRICHTUNG FÜR BEWEGLICHE MÖBELTEILE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T015514.20161215

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 326.938K)
T 2286/14 () of 30.1.2017

Online on

02.02.2017

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

30.1.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B41M 3/00

Application no.

06795949.4

Keywords

Admissibility of appeal - missing statement of grounds

Application title

Opaque Printed Substrate

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T228614.20170130

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 220.521K)
T 0400/15 () of 16.12.2016

Online on

02.02.2017

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

16.12.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B60T 17/00
F16K 31/06

Application no.

06007557.9

Keywords

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

Application title

Ventilanordnung für die Versorgung eines Nutzfahrzeugs mit Druckluft

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T040015.20161216

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 434.642K)
T 0438/11 () of 20.7.2016

Online on

01.02.2017

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

20.7.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B41F 19/00
B41F 21/00
B41F 23/04
B41F 23/08
B41F 23/00

Application no.

01106801.2

Keywords

Klarheit (nein: Hauptantrag; ja: Hilfsantrag 1)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit (nein: Hauptantrag; ja: Hilfsantrag 1)

Application title

Bogen-Rotationsdruckmaschine mit einem Multifunktionsmodul

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T043811.20160720

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 659.661K)
T 0890/12 (NY-ESO-1 cancer vaccine/LUDWIG INSTITUTE) of 13.10.2016

Online on

01.02.2017

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

13.10.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 39/385
A61K 39/00

Application no.

04789341.7

Keywords

Main request - meets requirements of EPC (yes)

Application title

In vivo efficacy of NY-ESO-1 plus adjuvant

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T089012.20161013

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 328.995K)
T 2117/12 (Immunogenic composition/GLAXOSMITHKLINE) of 17.1.2017

Online on

01.02.2017

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

17.1.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 39/095
A61K 39/102
A61K 39/116

Application no.

06754596.2

Keywords

Basis of decision - agreement to text withdrawn by patent proprietor

Application title

Immunogenic composition

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T211712.20170117

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 250.788K)
T 0711/13 () of 5.10.2016

Online on

01.02.2017

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

5.10.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B41J 2/175

Application no.

08003712.0

Keywords

Amendments (main request and auxiliary requests 1 to 7)
Amendments - extension beyond the content of the application as filed (yes)
Late-filed auxiliary requests 7a to 7f not admitted
Late-filed auxiliary requests - prima facie not allowable
Late-filed auxiliary request 7g - admitted (yes)

Application title

Ink cartridge, set of ink cartridges, and ink cartridge determination system

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T071113.20161005

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 416.440K)
T 1188/13 (Graphical display for air traffic/HONEYWELL) of 27.10.2016

Online on

01.02.2017

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

27.10.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04L 12/58
H04B 7/185
G06F 17/24
G08G 5/00

Application no.

08834963.4

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)
Referral to the Enlarged Board of Appeal - (no)

Application title

METHOD OF PRODUCING GRAPHICALLY ENHANCED DATA COMMUNICATIONS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T118813.20161027

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 302.796K)
T 1712/13 () of 17.8.2016

Online on

01.02.2017

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

17.8.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B43K 31/00

Application no.

06815475.6

Keywords

Amendments - do not add subject-matter (yes)
Claims - clarity (yes)
Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

Hand-Held Dry-Erase Board System

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T171213.20160817

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 344.740K)
T 1994/13 (Admissibility of Intervention (yes), Remittal to the first instance ( … of 18.1.2017

Online on

01.02.2017

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

18.1.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A43B 17/02
A43B 17/14
A43D 8/36

Application no.

08425472.1

Keywords

-

Application title

Insole for shoe

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T199413.20170118

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 257.801K)
T 2064/14 () of 23.11.2016

Online on

01.02.2017

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

23.11.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B60T 7/10
B60T 8/88
B60T 13/74

Application no.

08873183.1

Keywords

Neuheit - Hauptantrag (nein)
Änderungen - unzulässige Erweiterung
Änderungen - Hilfsantrag 1 (nein)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hilfsantrag 1 (ja)

Application title

STEUERUNG EINER ELEKTRISCH BETÄTIGBAREN FESTSTELLBREMSE BEI AUSFALL EINES GESCHWINDIGKEITSSIGNALS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T206414.20161123

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 525.026K)
T 1745/16 (Anti-Angiogenesis/HOFFMANN-LA ROCHE) of 13.1.2017

Online on

01.02.2017

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

13.1.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07K 16/22

Application no.

11706712.4

Keywords

"Missing statement of grounds"

Application title

Anti-angiogenesis therapy for the treatment of ovarian cancer

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T174516.20170113

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 219.824K)
T 1903/16 () of 26.1.2017

Online on

01.02.2017

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

26.1.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C03B 5/42
F27D 1/16

Application no.

11771001.2

Keywords

Zulässigkeit der Beschwerde - fehlende Beschwerdebegründung

Application title

VERFAHREN UND VORRICHTUNG ZUR VERBESSERUNG DES SCHMELZPROZESSES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T190316.20170126

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 230.097K)

January 2017

T 1353/11 () of 12.1.2017

Online on

31.01.2017

Board

3.5.04

Decision date

12.1.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04N 7/16
H04N 7/173
G06F 9/06
G06F 9/44
G06F 9/445
H04L 29/06

Application no.

00992086.9

Keywords

Amendments - added subject-matter (yes)

Application title

METHOD OF CONFIGURING A CONSUMER ELECTRONICS APPARATUS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T135311.20170112

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 329.045K)
T 2199/11 () of 21.12.2016

Online on

31.01.2017

Board

3.5.04

Decision date

21.12.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06T 11/60

Application no.

04711651.2

Keywords

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

Application title

Apparatus and method for manipulating images

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T219911.20161221

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 396.614K)
T 2383/11 () of 17.6.2016

Online on

31.01.2017

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

17.6.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B41F 33/00

Application no.

04003728.5

Keywords

Neuheit des Gegenstands des Hauptantrags (nein)
Zulässigkeit des Hilfsantrags (nein)

Application title

Bildinspektionssystem für eine Druckmaschine

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T238311.20160617

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 379.441K)
T 2105/12 () of 24.10.2016

Online on

31.01.2017

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

24.10.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61B 5/00

Application no.

07253502.4

Keywords

Public availability of user manuals of a device (yes)
Admissibility of auxiliary requests 1 to 3 (yes)
Novelty - main and auxiliary request 1 (no)
Clarity - auxiliary requests 2 and 3 (no)

Application title

Analytical meter with display-based tutorial module

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T210512.20161024

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 415.282K)
T 2118/12 () of 24.10.2016

Online on

31.01.2017

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

24.10.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61B 5/00

Application no.

07253500.8

Keywords

Public availability of user manuals of a device (yes)
Novelty - main and auxiliary request 1 (no)
Admissibility of auxiliary requests 2 and 3 (yes)
Clarity - auxiliary requests 2 and 3 (no)

Application title

Event-driven method for tutoring a user in the determination of an analyte in a bodily fluid sample

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T211812.20161024

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 410.849K)
T 2153/12 () of 10.5.2016

Online on

31.01.2017

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

10.5.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F16M 5/00

Application no.

06004777.6

Keywords

Unzulässige Erweiterung (nein)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit (ja)

Application title

Werkstückträger

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T215312.20160510

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 781.816K)
T 0359/13 () of 22.11.2016

Online on

31.01.2017

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

22.11.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08L 69/00
C08J 5/18
C08K 3/38
B32B 27/36
B32B 27/18
B60J 1/00
E06B 5/00

Application no.

06715609.1

Keywords

Inventive step - (yes)
Sufficiency of disclosure - (yes)
Claims - clarity (yes)
Amendment occasioned by ground for opposition - (yes)
Amendments - extension beyond the scope beyond the claims as granted
Amendments - (no)
Amendments - added subject-matter (no)
Late submitted material- admitted
Late submitted material - (no)
Late submitted material - could have been submitted during first instance proceedings

Application title

POLYCARBONATE RESIN COMPOSITION AND HOT RADIATION SHIELDING MOLDED PRODUCT

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T035913.20161122

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 444.769K)
T 0537/13 () of 24.10.2016

Online on

31.01.2017

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

24.10.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61B 5/00
A61B 5/145

Application no.

07253490.2

Keywords

Public availability of user manuals of a device (yes)
Novelty - main request (no)
Clarity - auxiliary request 2 (no)
Admissibility of auxiliary request 3 (no)

Application title

Kit for the determination of an analyte in a bodily fluid sample that includes a meter with a display-based tutorial module

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T053713.20161024

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 365.716K)
T 0315/14 () of 25.1.2017

Online on

31.01.2017

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

25.1.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F26B 9/06
F26B 17/14

Application no.

11176382.7

Keywords

Inventive step - after amendment (yes)

Application title

Hopper structure for a dehumidification plant and method for dehumidifying granular plastic material

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T031514.20170125

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 293.083K)
T 2362/16 () of 26.1.2017

Online on

31.01.2017

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

26.1.2017

Proc. language

FR

IPC

D21C 11/12
C10G 45/08
C07C 303/16
C07C 309/04
C07C 319/04
C07C 319/26
C07C 321/14

Application no.

09740466.9

Keywords

Recevabilité du recours - absence de mémoire de recours

Application title

DIMETHYLDISULFURE ISSU AU MOINS PARTIELLEMENT DE MATIERES RENOUVELABLES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T236216.20170126

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 391.798K)
T 1166/11 (Job scheduling/THE MATHWORKS) of 18.1.2017

Online on

30.01.2017

Board

3.5.06

Decision date

18.1.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 9/46

Application no.

06789282.8

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)

Application title

GENERAL INTERFACE WITH ARBITRARY JOB MANAGERS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T116611.20170118

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 321.795K)
T 2459/11 () of 17.1.2017

Online on

30.01.2017

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

17.1.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H02J 7/00
G01R 31/36

Application no.

02736601.2

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)

Application title

Method and Apparatus for High-Voltage Battery Array Monitoring Sensors Network

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T245911.20170117

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 308.949K)
T 2480/11 () of 16.11.2016

Online on

30.01.2017

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

16.11.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G10L 19/00

Application no.

06769317.6

Keywords

Clarity of the claims (No)

Application title

METHOD FOR GENERATING ENCODED AUDIO SIGNAL AND METHOD FOR PROCESSING AUDIO SIGNAL

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T248011.20161116

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 360.386K)
T 2560/11 () of 21.11.2016

Online on

30.01.2017

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

21.11.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01S 13/75
H04S 7/00
H04S 3/00

Application no.

07016779.6

Keywords

Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

Tracking system using RFID (radio frequency identification) technology

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T256011.20161121

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 336.562K)
T 0648/15 () of 21.10.2016

Online on

30.01.2017

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

21.10.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A41D 13/015
A41D 13/018
A41D 13/05
A42B 3/04

Application no.

09775309.9

Keywords

Main request - claim 1 not clear;
Auxiliary requests 1 to 4 - filed at the oral proceedings - not admitted;
Objection under Rule 106 EPC - dismissed

Application title

GARMENT ADAPTED TO BE ASSOCIATED TO A DEVICE FOR THE PERSONAL PROTECTION OF A USER

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T064815.20161021

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 604.472K)
T 0587/11 () of 10.1.2017

Online on

27.01.2017

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

10.1.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H05B 33/08

Application no.

05425827.2

Keywords

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

Application title

A LED driving arrangement

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T058711.20170110

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 399.303K)
T 0619/11 () of 12.1.2017

Online on

27.01.2017

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

12.1.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G07C 9/00

Application no.

02714134.0

Keywords

-

Application title

VERFAHREN UND VORRICHTUNG ZUR STEUERUNG VON HAUSGERÄTEN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T061911.20170112

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 309.291K)
T 1292/12 () of 19.12.2016

Online on

27.01.2017

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

19.12.2016

Proc. language

FR

IPC

H02G 3/04

Application no.

02710080.9

Keywords

Activité inventive - (non)
Mémoire de recours - moyens invoqués par une partie déposés tardivement

Application title

Gaine de blindage électromagnétique, à diamètre extensible.

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T129212.20161219

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 325.636K)
T 2373/12 (Multicast channel mapping/BLACKBERRY) of 13.12.2016

Online on

27.01.2017

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

13.12.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04H 20/72
H04L 12/18
H04W 84/00
H04W 16/00

Application no.

08706222.0

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)

Application title

MULTIMEDIA BROADCAST MULTICAST SERVICE CHANNEL MAPPING AND MULTIPLEXING

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T237312.20161213

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 300.952K)
T 2338/16 () of 24.1.2017

Online on

27.01.2017

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

24.1.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G02F 1/13363

Application no.

03010788.2

Keywords

Missing statement of grounds

Application title

Optical compensator for a liquid crystal display employing a positive and a negative birefringent retardation film

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T233816.20170124

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 224.668K)
T 2154/11 () of 7.12.2016

Online on

26.01.2017

Board

3.5.04

Decision date

7.12.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04N 7/173

Application no.

03701704.3

Keywords

Main and first auxiliary request - added subject-matter (yes)
Second auxiliary request - clarity (no)
Third auxiliary request - added subject-matter (no), clarity (yes)
Remittal to the department of first instance (yes)

Application title

Method and system for retrieving information about television programs

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T215411.20161207

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 403.853K)
T 0905/12 (Selection of access node/DEUTSCHE TELEKOM) of 17.1.2017

Online on

26.01.2017

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

17.1.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04L 12/56

Application no.

08156992.3

Keywords

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

Application title

A system and a method for providing improved quality of a communication service

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T090512.20170117

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 271.854K)
T 1287/12 () of 24.11.2016

Online on

26.01.2017

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

24.11.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B60L 11/12

Application no.

00126849.9

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - rückschauende Betrachtungsweise

Application title

Antriebsaggregat

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T128712.20161124

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 345.715K)
T 0350/13 () of 18.10.2016

Online on

26.01.2017

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

18.10.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

D01D 5/04
D01D 5/06
D01F 2/28
D01F 2/30
D02G 1/12

Application no.

05740128.3

Keywords

Admissibility of appeal - appeal admissible after remedy of deficiencies (yes)
Grounds for opposition - fresh ground for opposition (yes) admitted (no)
Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

CELLULOSE ACETATE TOW AND METHOD OF MAKING SAME

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T035013.20161018

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 404.886K)
T 1107/13 () of 15.9.2016

Online on

26.01.2017

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

15.9.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61Q 5/02
A61K 8/34

Application no.

03741869.6

Keywords

Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

SHAMPOO CONTAINING A GEL NETWORK

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T110713.20160915

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 416.959K)
T 0336/15 () of 24.1.2017

Online on

26.01.2017

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

24.1.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B23Q 5/04
B23Q 16/02

Application no.

10757042.6

Keywords

Änderungen - zulässig (ja)
Patentansprüche - Stützung durch die Beschreibung (ja)

Application title

ANTRIEBSVORRICHTUNG

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T033615.20170124

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 258.427K)
T 1188/15 () of 24.11.2016

Online on

26.01.2017

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

24.11.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A41D 7/00
A41F 9/02
A41D 1/08

Application no.

08796705.5

Keywords

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

Application title

WATER SHORTS INCORPORATING A STRETCH TEXTILE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T118815.20161124

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 327.399K)
T 1284/13 (Displaying preview of spread of a book/CANON) of 8.12.2016

Online on

25.01.2017

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

8.12.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 3/12
G06K 15/00
B42C 19/00

Application no.

00123734.6

Keywords

Inventive step - main request (yes)

Application title

Print control method and apparatus

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T128413.20161208

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 280.714K)
T 0366/14 () of 8.12.2016

Online on

25.01.2017

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

8.12.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B63H 25/38

Application no.

07024061.9

Keywords

Neuheit (Hauptantrag, Hilfsanträge I bis III : nein)
Zulassung von verspätet eingereichtem Hilfsantrag (nein)
Zurückverweisung (ja)

Application title

Ruder für Schiffe

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T036614.20161208

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 350.058K)
T 0572/14 (Distillative work-up/SUMITOMO) of 28.9.2016

Online on

25.01.2017

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

28.9.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07D 301/12
C07D 303/04

Application no.

08778059.9

Keywords

Document admitted by the opposition division: discretion correctly exercised (yes)
Novelty - main request (yes)

Application title

METHOD FOR PRODUCING PROPYLENE OXIDE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T057214.20160928

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 399.833K)
T 1286/14 (Not-Aus-Vorrichtung/SIEMENS) of 29.9.2016

Online on

25.01.2017

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

29.9.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

H04L 12/10
H04L 12/40

Application no.

06018570.9

Keywords

Zulassung - Einspruchsgrund nach Artikel 100 c) EPÜ (nein)
Zulassung - Hilfsanträge 1a, 1c und 6a (nein)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hauptantrag und Hilfsantrag 7 (nein)
Klarheit - Hilfsanträge 10, 12 und 13 (nein)
Unzulässige Erweiterung - Hilfsantrag 11 (ja)

Application title

Anlage mit einer Systemschnittstelle

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T128614.20160929

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 516.520K)
T 1207/16 () of 16.1.2017

Online on

25.01.2017

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

16.1.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B21B 19/04
B21B 23/00
B21C 51/00
B21B 38/04
G01B 15/02
G01B 17/02

Application no.

07792023.9

Keywords

-

Application title

DEVICE AND METHOD FOR MONITORING MANUFACTURING STATUS OF SEAMLESS PIPE AND SEAMLESS PIPE MANUFACTURING FACILITY

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T120716.20170116

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 222.067K)
T 1835/16 () of 16.1.2017

Online on

25.01.2017

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

16.1.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07D 487/04
A61K 31/4184
A61P 35/00

Application no.

08838001.9

Keywords

Admissibility of appeal - missing statement of grounds

Application title

2-((R)-2-METHYLPYRROLIDIN-2-YL)-1H-BENZIMIDAZOLE-4-CARBOXAMIDE CRYSTALLINE FORM 1

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T183516.20170116

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 219.018K)
T 1454/12 (Mehrkomponentiges Hörgerätesystem mit Störquellenabschaltung/SIVANTOS … of 23.11.2016

Online on

24.01.2017

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

23.11.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

H04R 25/00

Application no.

08104397.8

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (nein)

Application title

Mehrkomponentiges Hörgerätesystem und ein Verfahren zu seinem Betrieb

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T145412.20161123

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 356.101K)
T 1861/12 () of 6.12.2016

Online on

24.01.2017

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

6.12.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A63C 9/00

Application no.

03789568.7

Keywords

Ausreichende Offenbarung - Ausführbarkeit (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)
Spät eingereichte Hilfsanträge - Antrag eindeutig gewährbar (ja)

Application title

SKI MIT BINDUNGS-MONTAGEHILFE, VERFAHREN ZUR HERSTELLUNG EINES SOLCHEN SKIS SOWIE ENTSPRECHENDE MONTAGEHILFE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T186112.20161206

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 365.729K)
T 1973/12 () of 14.12.2016

Online on

24.01.2017

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

14.12.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H03J 1/00

Application no.

01986807.4

Keywords

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

Application title

Control codes for programmable remote supplied in XML format

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T197312.20161214

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 311.655K)
T 0258/13 () of 11.1.2017

Online on

24.01.2017

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

11.1.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B65D 77/00

Application no.

08154667.3

Keywords

Inventive step - (yes)
Apportionment of costs - (yes)

Application title

Container for liquids

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T025813.20170111

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 468.655K)
T 1065/14 (Engineering tool/SIEMENS) of 23.11.2016

Online on

24.01.2017

Board

3.5.06

Decision date

23.11.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G08B 1/00

Application no.

02768521.3

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)

Application title

METHOD FOR PROVIDING ENGINEERING TOOL SERVICES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T106514.20161123

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 324.451K)
T 1198/14 (Rights object acquisition/SAMSUNG) of 10.1.2017

Online on

24.01.2017

Board

3.5.06

Decision date

10.1.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 21/00

Application no.

08150273.4

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)

Application title

Rights object acquisition method of mobile terminal in digital right management system

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T119814.20170110

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 337.843K)
T 2283/14 () of 19.1.2017

Online on

24.01.2017

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

19.1.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

E04H 12/32
E02D 5/80
E04H 12/22
A63C 19/06

Application no.

08780030.6

Keywords

Amendments - added subject-matter (no)

Application title

DELINEATING POLE HAVING AN ANCHORING BASE AND SPRING CARTRIDGE FOR SNOW BASED APPLICATIONS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T228314.20170119

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 302.619K)
T 1115/16 () of 18.1.2017

Online on

24.01.2017

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

18.1.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B05B 9/08
B65D 83/14
B65D 83/16

Application no.

11784437.3

Keywords

Inventive step - main request (no)
Auxiliary requests - amendments - consent of the Board (no)

Application title

HANDHELD APPLICATOR WITH GUN VALVE CONTAINERS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T111516.20170118

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 332.588K)
T 1379/11 (Audit trail/SAP) of 25.10.2016

Online on

23.01.2017

Board

3.5.07

Decision date

25.10.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 17/30

Application no.

06290710.0

Keywords

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

Application title

Systems and methods for providing an interaction between a status management service and an audit trail service

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T137911.20161025

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D

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 390.025K)
T 1195/12 () of 11.11.2016

Online on

23.01.2017

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

11.11.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A21B 3/04
A21D 15/02
A21D 15/06

Application no.

08152853.1

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)
Late-filed auxiliary requests - amendments after arrangement of oral proceedings
Late-filed auxiliary request V - adjournment of oral proceedings would have been required (yes) - admitted (no)
Late-filed auxiliary request VI - admitted (yes)

Application title

Device and method for preparing bread

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T119512.20161111

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 369.148K)
T 1828/15 (User interface/LUNDIA) of 18.1.2017

Online on

23.01.2017

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

18.1.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 19/00
A61M 1/16

Application no.

06710311.9

Keywords

Revocation of the patent upon proprietor's request

Application title

Medical apparatus with improved user interface

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T182815.20170118

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 249.475K)
T 0772/16 () of 5.12.2016

Online on

23.01.2017

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

5.12.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

E05F 5/00

Application no.

10013975.7

Keywords

Patentansprüche - Klarheit
Patentansprüche - Hauptantrag (ja)
Rechtliches Gehör - wesentlicher Verfahrensmangel (ja)
Rückzahlung der Beschwerdegebühr - (nein)

Application title

Einrichtung zum Dämpfen der Relativbewegung bewegter Vorrichtungsteile, insbesondere von Schiebetüren

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T077216.20161205

Distribution

D

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Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 290.569K)
T 1630/11 (Modelling a multiprocessor system/THE MATHWORKS) of 13.1.2017

Online on

20.01.2017

Board

3.5.06

Decision date

13.1.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 9/44

Application no.

06771710.8

Keywords

Technical purpose of simulation adequately defined - (no)
Inventive step - (no)

Application title

MODELING OF A MULTIPROCESSOR SYSTEM

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T163011.20170113

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D

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 314.472K)
T 0927/12 () of 5.10.2016

Online on

20.01.2017

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

5.10.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

H01R 13/514
H01R 13/518
H01R 13/506

Application no.

04030765.4

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (nein)

Application title

Anschlusssystem zum Anschluss elektrischer Leiter an ein elektrisches Gerät

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T092712.20161005

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 289.119K)
T 1028/12 () of 6.12.2016

Online on

20.01.2017

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

6.12.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

H02J 3/01
H02J 3/18

Application no.

00960619.5

Keywords

Ausreichende Offenbarung - (nein)
Rückzahlung der Beschwerdegebühr - (nein)

Application title

Verfahren zur Blindleistungsregelung sowie Vorrichtung zur Erzeugung elektrischer Energie in einem elektrischen Netz

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T102812.20161206

Distribution

D

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Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 275.600K)
T 1134/12 () of 26.10.2016

Online on

20.01.2017

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

26.10.2016

Proc. language

FR

IPC

H05B 3/50
H05B 3/12
B60H 1/22

Application no.

04767225.8

Keywords

Nouveauté - requête principale (non)

Application title

DISPOSITIF DE CHAUFFAGE ELECTRIQUE, NOTAMMENT POUR UN VEHICULE AUTOMOBILE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T113412.20161026

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 262.452K)
T 1549/12 () of 15.11.2016

Online on

20.01.2017

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

15.11.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G02B 21/36
G06T 3/40
H04N 7/18

Application no.

99307555.5

Keywords

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

Application title

Microscopy

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T154912.20161115

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 417.709K)
T 0313/13 (SMALL FORM-FACTOR KEYPAD FOR MOBILE COMPUTING DEVICES/QUALCOMM) of 15.12.2016

Online on

20.01.2017

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

15.12.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 3/02

Application no.

06737762.2

Keywords

Oral proceedings - held in absence of appellant
Claims - clarity after amendment (yes)
Novelty - main request (no)
Novelty - first to fourth auxiliary requests (no)
Inventive step - fifth auxiliary request (no)

Application title

SMALL FORM-FACTOR KEYPAD FOR MOBILE COMPUTING DEVICES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T031313.20161215

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Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 293.781K)
T 1205/13 (Organic light emitting display and touch sensing device/SAMSUNG) of 29.11.2016

Online on

20.01.2017

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

29.11.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 3/044
G06F 3/041

Application no.

09251664.0

Keywords

Oral proceedings - right to be heard in oral proceedings
Remittal to the department of first instance - (yes)

Application title

Organic light emitting display and touch sensing device

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T120513.20161129

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D

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 422.413K)
T 2392/13 () of 27.10.2016

Online on

20.01.2017

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

27.10.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

E01C 19/26
B62D 33/073

Application no.

99102125.4

Keywords

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

Application title

Bodenverdichtungsvorrichtung und Verfahren zur Steuerung ihres Lenkantriebes

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T239213.20161027

Distribution

D

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Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 449.796K)
T 0672/14 () of 17.1.2017

Online on

20.01.2017

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

17.1.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A23N 15/02

Application no.

11734129.7

Keywords

Amendments - added subject-matter
Amendments - (main, first auxiliary request: yes)( 2nd auxiliary request : no)
Remittal to the department of first instance

Application title

APPARATUS FOR SINGULARIZING AND SEPARATING VEGETABLE PRODUCTS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T067214.20170117

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 298.021K)
T 2066/16 () of 16.1.2017

Online on

20.01.2017

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

16.1.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01N 15/14
G01N 35/00
B01L 3/00

Application no.

06847945.0

Keywords

Missing statement of grounds

Application title

PORTABLE SAMPLE ANALYZER SYSTEM

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T206616.20170116

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 220.689K)
T 0679/11 (HSV lacking ICP34.5 gamma134.5 gene treat cardiovascular disease/ … of 20.12.2016

Online on

19.01.2017

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

20.12.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12N 15/86

Application no.

01999116.5

Keywords

Main and sole request - Article 123(2) EPC - (no)

Application title

GENETICALLY ENGINEERED HERPES VIRUS FOR THE TREATMENT OF CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T067911.20161220

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 314.009K)
T 1940/10 (SYSTEM FOR COMMUNICATING THROUGH MAPS/HERE) of 20.10.2016

Online on

18.01.2017

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

20.10.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 19/00
G06G 7/70
G06G 7/76
G08G 1/00
G01C 21/26
G01C 21/28
G01C 21/30
G01C 21/32
G01C 21/34
G01C 21/36

Application no.

02806210.7

Keywords

Inventive step - mixture of technical and non-technical features
Inventive step - main request (no)
Inventive step - auxiliary requests (no)

Application title

SYSTEM FOR COMMUNICATING THROUGH MAPS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T194010.20161020

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 310.771K)
T 0084/12 () of 13.12.2016

Online on

18.01.2017

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

13.12.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

D04H 1/70
D04H 13/00
D04H 1/00
E04B 1/78

Application no.

02787646.5

Keywords

Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - auxiliary request 2 (no)
Inventive step - auxiliary request 4 (yes)
Appeal decision - remittal to the department of first instance (no)

Application title

MINERAL FIBRE BATTS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T008412.20161213

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D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 370.757K)
T 1628/12 (Solifenacin/ASTELLAS) of 9.11.2016

Online on

18.01.2017

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

9.11.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07D 453/02
A61K 9/20
A61K 31/439
A61K 47/34
A61P 1/12
A61P 13/02
A61P 27/08

Application no.

05721391.0

Keywords

Late-filed request - admitted (yes)
Remittal to the department of first instance - (yes)

Application title

COMPOSITION FOR SOLID PHARMACEUTICAL PREPARATION OF SOLIFENACIN OR SALT THEREOF

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T162812.20161109

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 257.823K)
T 1296/13 () of 15.12.2016

Online on

18.01.2017

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

15.12.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C08J 3/24
C08F 8/00
A61L 15/48
A61L 15/60
B01J 20/26
C08L 33/02

Application no.

00916874.1

Keywords

Änderungen
Neuheit
Erfinderische Tätigkeit
Auslegung der Ansprüche durch die Beschreibung (Punkt 3.5)

Application title

PULVERFÖRMIGE, VERNETZTE, ABSORBIERENDE POLYMERE, VERFAHREN ZU IHRER HERSTELLUNG UND IHRE VERWENDUNG

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T129613.20161215

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D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 492.850K)
T 1974/13 (Umicore/Partikelfilter) of 15.12.2016

Online on

18.01.2017

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

15.12.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B01D 53/94
B01J 23/00
B01J 23/63
B01J 35/00
B01J 35/04
B01J 37/02
B01J 38/16

Application no.

07019107.7

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)
Verspätetes Vorbringen - Dokument zugelassen (ja)
Verspätetes Vorbringen - Verfahrensmissbrauch (nein)

Application title

Entfernung von Partikeln aus dem Abgas von mit überwiegend stöchiometrischem Luft/Kraftstoff-Gemisch betriebenen Verbrennungsmotoren

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T197413.20161215

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 377.903K)
T 0377/14 () of 18.11.2016

Online on

18.01.2017

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

18.11.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B32B 27/08
B65D 35/08

Application no.

08737168.8

Keywords

Novelty - generic disclosure versus specific embodiment
Inventive step - no bonus effect

Application title

COLLAPSIBLE TUBE CONTAINERS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T037714.20161118

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 372.209K)
T 1909/14 () of 2.6.2016

Online on

18.01.2017

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

2.6.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61L 29/04
A61M 25/10

Application no.

06766290.8

Keywords

Inventive step - (yes)
Clarity in opposition appeal proceedings
Sufficiency of disclosure - (yes)
Remittal to the opposition division (yes)

Application title

ANGIOPLASTY MEDICAL DEVICES MADE OF ELASTOMERIC MATERIAL

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T190914.20160602

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 356.483K)
T 1243/11 (Service-level security risk analysis/ALCATEL LUCENT) of 10.1.2017

Online on

17.01.2017

Board

3.5.06

Decision date

10.1.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 21/00
H04L 29/06

Application no.

06300970.8

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)

Application title

Information system service-level security risk analysis

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T124311.20170110

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 304.551K)
T 1148/12 () of 24.11.2016

Online on

17.01.2017

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

24.11.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61B 5/04
A61B 5/08

Application no.

05721407.4

Keywords

Added subject-matter - all requests (yes)

Application title

Garment for Bioinformation Measurement Having Electrode, Bioinformation Measurement System and Bioinformation Measurement Device, and Device Control Method

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T114812.20161124

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 267.960K)
T 1804/12 () of 22.9.2016

Online on

17.01.2017

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

22.9.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A47B 96/20
B29C 65/50

Application no.

03026091.3

Keywords

Inventive step - main request (yes)

Application title

Method of continuously producing foldable panels

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T180412.20160922

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 353.288K)
T 0908/13 () of 3.11.2016

Online on

17.01.2017

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

3.11.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61L 2/08
A61L 2/10
A61L 27/14
A61L 27/20
A61L 27/26
A61L 27/44
A61L 29/08
A61L 31/10
A61L 31/12

Application no.

06754955.0

Keywords

All requests - inventive step (no) - arbitrary selection from within closest prior art

Application title

A METHOD FOR STERILISING A MEDICAL DEVICE HAVING A HYDROPHILIC COATING

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T090813.20161103

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 320.003K)
T 0820/14 (Erfassen des Betriebsmittelverbrauchs/GIESECKE & DEVRIENT) of 29.11.2016

Online on

17.01.2017

Board

3.5.06

Decision date

29.11.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G06F 21/00

Application no.

07724119.8

Keywords

-

Application title

ERFASSEN DES BETRIEBSMITTELVERBRAUCHS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T082014.20161129

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 382.883K)
T 1042/14 (Protection domains/ORACLE) of 15.11.2016

Online on

17.01.2017

Board

3.5.06

Decision date

15.11.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 21/00

Application no.

07250044.0

Keywords

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

Application title

Method and apparatus for protection domain based security

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T104214.20161115

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 341.699K)
T 0262/15 () of 10.11.2016

Online on

17.01.2017

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

10.11.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61F 13/02
A61L 15/58
A61L 26/00
C09J 7/02

Application no.

07733602.2

Keywords

Amendments - main request, auxiliary requests 1 to 3, added subject-matter (yes)
Late-filed auxiliary requests, could have been filed before first instance (yes), admitted (no)

Application title

ADHESIVE LAMINATES AND APPLICATIONS THEREOF

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T026215.20161110

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 375.708K)
T 1631/16 (Serratia/OLMSTEAD) of 12.1.2017

Online on

17.01.2017

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

12.1.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 38/48
A61K 38/36
A61K 38/43
A61K 9/70
A61P 27/16
A61P 19/00
A61K 31/352
A61K 36/82
A61K 9/00
A61K 38/40
A61K 38/47

Application no.

10832364.3

Keywords

"Missing statement of grounds"

Application title

Compositions and methods comprising Serratia peptidase for inhibition and treatment of biofilms related to certain conditions

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T163116.20170112

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 220.547K)
T 1062/12 () of 5.10.2016

Online on

16.01.2017

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

5.10.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61F 15/00
A61F 13/15

Application no.

03722380.7

Keywords

Amendments - allowable (no)

Application title

PACKAGING MATERIAL SHEET WITH AT LEAST ONE LINE OF WEAKNESS, AND PACKAGING MATERIAL

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T106212.20161005

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 361.737K)
T 1587/12 () of 8.11.2016

Online on

16.01.2017

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

8.11.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A01G 17/06
F16B 2/24

Application no.

06830113.4

Keywords

Amendments - added subject-matter (yes)
Claims - lack of clarity

Application title

CLASPING DEVICE FOR WIRE-LIKE BODIES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T158712.20161108

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 379.184K)
T 1633/13 () of 10.1.2017

Online on

16.01.2017

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

10.1.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B62M 1/02
B62M 1/06

Application no.

10706743.1

Keywords

Amendments - auxiliary request
Amendments - allowable (yes)
Reimbursement of appeal fee - (no)

Application title

ALTERNATING DRIVE, PRIMARILY FOR BICYCLES AND SIMILAR DRIVEN VEHICLES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T163313.20170110

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 309.131K)
T 0075/12 () of 28.11.2016

Online on

13.01.2017

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

28.11.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B62M 9/10
F16H 55/30

Application no.

06004880.8

Keywords

Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)
Late-filed argument - admitted (no)

Application title

Bicycle sprocket

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T007512.20161128

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 434.368K)
T 0794/12 () of 30.11.2016

Online on

13.01.2017

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

30.11.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61F 13/532
A61F 13/15

Application no.

01930241.3

Keywords

Sufficiency of disclosure - enabling disclosure (no)
Late-filed auxiliary requests - amendments after arrangement of oral proceedings
Late-filed auxiliary requests - request clearly allowable (no)

Application title

ULTRA-THIN ABSORBING SHEET BODY, DISPOSABLE ABSORBENT ARTICLE PROVIDED WITH ULTRA-THIN ABSORBING SHEET BODY AND PRODUCTION DEVICE FOR ULTRA-THIN ABSORBING SHEET BODY

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T079412.20161130

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 409.512K)
T 0918/12 () of 17.11.2016

Online on

13.01.2017

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

17.11.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F01N 3/20

Application no.

06013194.3

Keywords

Zulässigkeit der Beschwerde - (ja)
Spät eingereichte Anträge - zugelassen (nein)

Application title

Vorratsbehälter eines Kraftfahrzeugs

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T091812.20161117

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 329.575K)
T 1803/12 () of 22.11.2016

Online on

13.01.2017

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

22.11.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B23K 35/36

Application no.

02017571.7

Keywords

Patentansprüche - Klarheit
Patentansprüche - Hauptantrag (nein)
Patentansprüche - Klarheit
Patentansprüche - Hilfsanträge (nein)

Application title

Flussmittelzusammensetzungen zum Hartlöten von Teilen, insbesondere auf der Basis von Aluminium als Grundmaterial, sowie deren Verwendung

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T180312.20161122

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 302.599K)
T 1079/13 (HERSTELLUNG EINES DRUCKWERKS/HP) of 5.10.2016

Online on

13.01.2017

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

5.10.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G06F 3/12

Application no.

07764616.4

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hauptantrag und Hilfsanträge (nein)

Application title

VERFAHREN ZUR STEUERUNG DER HERSTELLUNG EINES DRUCKWERKS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T107913.20161005

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 281.290K)
T 1880/13 (AUTOMATISCHE KALKULATION EINER HERSTELLUNG EINES DRUCKWERKS/HP) of 11.10.2016

Online on

13.01.2017

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

11.10.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G06F 3/12

Application no.

07818244.1

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hauptantrag und Hilfsanträge (nein)

Application title

BESTELLSYSTEM FÜR DRUCKWERKE UND VERFAHREN ZUR KALKULATION EINER HERSTELLUNG EINES DRUCKWERKS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T188013.20161011

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 304.892K)
T 2097/13 () of 17.11.2016

Online on

13.01.2017

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

17.11.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F16G 1/28

Application no.

07120209.7

Keywords

Amendments - added subject-matter (yes)

Application title

Toothed belt

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T209713.20161117

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 260.169K)
T 2458/13 () of 7.12.2016

Online on

13.01.2017

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

7.12.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B32B 15/01
F16C 33/12
F16C 33/14
C22C 13/00

Application no.

06841035.6

Keywords

Novelty - (no)

Application title

SLIDING BEARING

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T245813.20161207

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 319.900K)
T 0946/14 (Chauffage de filtre/FILTRAUTO) of 8.11.2016

Online on

13.01.2017

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

8.11.2016

Proc. language

FR

IPC

B01D 29/15
B01D 29/60
B01D 35/18
F02M 37/22

Application no.

09152895.0

Keywords

Activité inventive - amélioration non évidente

Application title

Système de filtration de liquide avec réchauffage

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T094614.20161108

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 462.112K)
T 1124/14 (Lithium battery/ENERGIZER) of 7.10.2016

Online on

12.01.2017

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

7.10.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01M 2/02
H01M 2/14
H01M 2/16
H01M 2/18
H01M 4/02
H01M 4/38
H01M 4/40
H01M 4/58
H01M 6/10
H01M 6/14
H01M 6/16

Application no.

04819548.1

Keywords

Main request - amendments - allowable (no)
Sufficiency of disclosure - reproducibility (yes)
First auxiliary request - inventive step - non-obvious solution

Application title

High discharge capacity lithium battery

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T112414.20161007

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 445.324K)
T 1575/16 (Inadmissibility of appeal/VEVEO) of 9.1.2017

Online on

12.01.2017

Board

3.5.07

Decision date

9.1.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 17/00

Application no.

06838179.7

Keywords

Admissibility of appeal - missing statement of grounds

Application title

System and method for finding desired results by incremental search using an ambiguous keypad with the input containing orthographic and typographic errors

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T157516.20170109

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 228.999K)
T 0564/13 () of 15.11.2016

Online on

11.01.2017

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

15.11.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B23C 5/08
B23C 5/28

Application no.

07016617.8

Keywords

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

Application title

Scheibenförmiges Fräswerkzeug

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T056413.20161115

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 368.240K)
T 2502/13 () of 8.11.2016

Online on

10.01.2017

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

8.11.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B32B 17/10
C03C 27/12
B60Q 3/02

Application no.

07733624.6

Keywords

Main request and first to third auxiliary requests: Admitted (yes)
First auxiliary request B and second auxiliary request B: Admitted (no)
Main request: Added subject-matter (no); novelty (no)
First and second auxiliary requests: Added subject-matter (yes)
Third auxiliary request: Added subject-matter (no); novelty (yes)
Remittal: yes

Application title

Laminated glazing

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T250213.20161108

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 432.451K)
T 1521/13 (Composition de teinture / L'OREAL) of 10.11.2016

Online on

09.01.2017

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

10.11.2016

Proc. language

FR

IPC

A61K 8/898
A61Q 5/10

Application no.

02292743.8

Keywords

Nouveauté - (oui)
Activité inventive - (non) amélioration non crédible dans l'ensemble de la portée de la revendication- essais comparatifs réalisés avec des produits comerciaux de structure indéterminée.

Application title

Composition de teinture pour fibres kératiniques comprenant une silicone aminée particulière

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T152113.20161110

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 479.940K)
T 0942/14 (Multi-compartment pouch / PROCTER & GAMBLE) of 9.11.2016

Online on

09.01.2017

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

9.11.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C11D 3/39
C11D 17/04

Application no.

07111540.6

Keywords

Inventive step (yes)
Inventive step - non-obvious alternative

Application title

Laundry multi-compartment pouch composition

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T094214.20161109

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 372.284K)
T 2114/15 (Diffusion/filtration device/GAMBRO) of 16.8.2016

Online on

09.01.2017

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

16.8.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B01D 63/04

Application no.

10155351.9

Keywords

Amendments - allowable (yes)
Amendments - main request
Remittal (yes)

Application title

Diffusion and/or filtration device

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T211415.20160816

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 307.348K)
T 0164/12 () of 14.10.2016

Online on

04.01.2017

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

14.10.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G08B 25/08
G08B 25/10
G08B 29/12
H04M 11/04
H04N 7/18

Application no.

05704773.0

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)
Inventive step - common general knowledge

Application title

Construction System for Supervision

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T016412.20161014

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 274.817K)
T 0123/15 () of 21.12.2016

Online on

04.01.2017

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

21.12.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G08B 13/196

Application no.

06805932.8

Keywords

Admissibility of appeal - appeal sufficiently substantiated (no)

Application title

Sensor for Presence Detection

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T012315.20161221

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 254.502K)
T 1719/15 () of 22.12.2016

Online on

04.01.2017

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

22.12.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B29C 47/90
B29C 47/92

Application no.

11713716.6

Keywords

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

Application title

Vorrichtung zur präzisen Regelung des Unterdruckes

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T171915.20161222

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 269.302K)
J 0001/16 (Fortsetzung des Verfahrens) of 25.11.2016

Online on

03.01.2017

Board

3.1.01

Decision date

25.11.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A61C 7/14

Application no.

12703112.8

Keywords

Zulässigkeit der Beschwerde - Bezahlung nur einer Beschwerdegebühr
Ermessen der Rechtsabteilung bei Entscheidung über die Fortdauer der Aussetzung
Anpassung der Entscheidung bei veränderten Umständen

Application title

VERFAHREN ZUR HERSTELLUNG EINES PATIENTENSPEZIFISCHEN BRACKETKÖRPERS UND ZUGEHÖRIGER BRACKETKÖRPER

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:J000116.20161125

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 329.938K)
J 0002/16 (Fortsetzung des Verfahrens) of 25.11.2016

Online on

03.01.2017

Board

3.1.01

Decision date

25.11.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A61C 7/14

Application no.

12703114.4

Keywords

Zulässigkeit der Beschwerde - Bezahlung nur einer Beschwerdegebühr
Ermessen der Rechtsabteilung bei Entscheidung über die Fortdauer der Aussetzung
Anpassung der Entscheidung bei veränderten Umständen

Application title

VERFAHREN ZUR HERSTELLUNG MINDESTENS EINES PATIENTENSPEZIFISCHEN, MODULAR AUFGEBAUTEN BRACKETS UND ZUGEHÖRIGES BRACKET

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:J000216.20161125

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 330.147K)
J 0003/16 (Fortsetzung des Verfahrens) of 25.11.2016

Online on

03.01.2017

Board

3.1.01

Decision date

25.11.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A61C 7/14

Application no.

12703115.1

Keywords

Zulässigkeit der Beschwerde - Bezahlung nur einer Beschwerdegebühr
Ermessen der Rechtsabteilung bei Entscheidung über die Fortdauer der Aussetzung
Anpassung der Entscheidung bei veränderten Umständen

Application title

KIEFERORTHOPÄDISCHES BAUTEIL MIT EINEM SCHLITZ UND ZUGEHÖRIGE BAUTEILHALTEEINRICHTUNG

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:J000316.20161125

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 329.963K)
J 0004/16 (Fortsetzung des Verfahrens) of 25.11.2016

Online on

03.01.2017

Board

3.1.01

Decision date

25.11.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A61C 7/16
A61C 7/14

Application no.

12704742.1

Keywords

Zulässigkeit der Beschwerde - Bezahlung nur einer Beschwerdegebühr
Ermessen der Rechtsabteilung bei Entscheidung über die Fortdauer der Aussetzung
Anpassung der Entscheidung bei veränderten Umständen

Application title

VERFAHREN ZUR HERSTELLUNG EINER PATIENTENSPEZIFISCHEN AUFLAGE UND ZUGEHÖRIGE AUFLAGE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:J000416.20161125

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 330.378K)
J 0005/16 (Fortsetzung des Verfahrens) of 25.11.2016

Online on

03.01.2017

Board

3.1.01

Decision date

25.11.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A61C 7/20
A61C 7/00

Application no.

12745474.2

Keywords

Zulässigkeit der Beschwerde - Bezahlung nur einer Beschwerdegebühr
Ermessen der Rechtsabteilung bei Entscheidung über die Fortdauer der Aussetzung
Anpassung der Entscheidung bei veränderten Umständen

Application title

VERFAHREN ZUM VERFORMEN EINES KIEFERORTHOPÄDISCHEN DRAHTES AUS EINEM FORMGEDÄCHTNISMATERIAL UND ZUGEHÖRIGER DRAHT

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:J000516.20161125

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 330.187K)
T 2561/11 () of 4.7.2016

Online on

03.01.2017

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

4.7.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F16L 37/56

Application no.

04732855.4

Keywords

Admissibility of appeal 1 (yes)
Admission of a late-filed document (yes)
Remittal to the first instance (no)
Novelty (no; main request, auxiliary requests 1 to 3 and 7)
Inadmissible extension (yes; auxiliary requests 4 to 6)

Application title

Coaxial coupling

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T256111.20160704

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 1.118M)
T 2284/13 () of 29.11.2016

Online on

03.01.2017

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

29.11.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B64D 39/00

Application no.

06253010.0

Keywords

added subject-matter (seventh auxiliary request: yes)
clarity (fourth, fifth, sixth auxiliary requests: no)
inventive step (main request, first and third auxiliary requests: no)
admission to appeal proceedings (second auxiliary request: no)

Application title

Aerial refueling system

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T228413.20161129

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 401.759K)
T 1992/10 (Set identifiers / SAP) of 8.9.2016

Online on

02.01.2017

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

8.9.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06Q 10/00
G07C 9/00

Application no.

05021811.4

Keywords

Inventive step - non-technical effect on a technical system; treatment of computer-implemented steps.

Application title

Set identifiers for objects

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T199210.20160908

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 355.476K)
T 0273/13 (TFS frame for DVB-T2/LG) of 18.10.2016

Online on

02.01.2017

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

18.10.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04L 27/26
H04L 5/00
H04B 7/26
H04L 5/26

Application no.

08171386.9

Keywords

Priority - basis in priority document (yes)
Amendments - added subject-matter (no)
Sufficiency of disclosure - (yes)
Claims - clarity (yes)
Inventive step - after amendment

Application title

Apparatus for transmitting and receiving a signal and method of transmitting and receiving a signal

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T027313.20161018

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 335.046K)
T 0704/14 () of 13.10.2016

Online on

02.01.2017

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

13.10.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08K 5/00
C08J 5/18
C08K 5/098

Application no.

08725145.0

Keywords

Inventive step - obvious combination of known features
Late-filed auxiliary requests - change of subject-matter

Application title

BARRIER PROPERTIES OF SUBSTANTIALLY LINEAR HDPE FILM WITH NUCLEATING AGENTS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T070414.20161013

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 396.353K)
T 0399/15 () of 20.12.2016

Online on

02.01.2017

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

20.12.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A01K 97/04

Application no.

09251474.4

Keywords

Amendments claim 1 of new main request
Amendments - allowable (yes)
Inventive step claim 1 of new main request (yes)

Application title

Angler's method feeder mould

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T039915.20161220

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 265.096K)

December 2016

J 0009/14 (Correction of withdrawal (no)) of 9.11.2016

Online on

23.12.2016

Board

3.1.01

Decision date

9.11.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61M 5/42

Application no.

07733714.5

Keywords

Correction of withdrawal of the designation of a Contracting State (no)
Publication in European Patent Register
Publication in European Patent Bulletin

Application title

Improvements relating to intravenous needle insertion or cannulation

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:J000914.20161109

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 256.797K)
T 1789/11 (Clipboard formats I/MICROSOFT) of 8.12.2016

Online on

23.12.2016

Board

3.5.06

Decision date

8.12.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 9/46

Application no.

95119547.8

Keywords

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

Application title

Data transfer with expanded clipboard formats

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T178911.20161208

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 472.663K)
T 1796/11 (Clipboard formats VI/MICROSOFT) of 8.12.2016

Online on

23.12.2016

Board

3.5.06

Decision date

8.12.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 9/46

Application no.

00110615.2

Keywords

Admissibility of opposition - (yes)
Sufficiency of disclosure - (yes)
Inventive step - (no)
Arrangements for Deposit Accounts (ADA)(Supplement to OJ EPO 10/2007), points 6.4, 6.5

Application title

Data transfer with expanded clipboard formats

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T179611.20161208

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 489.740K)
T 1797/11 (Clipboard formats IV/MICROSOFT) of 8.12.2016

Online on

23.12.2016

Board

3.5.06

Decision date

8.12.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 9/46

Application no.

00110614.5

Keywords

Admissibility of opposition - (yes)
Sufficiency of disclosure - (yes)
Inventive step - (no)
Arrangements for Deposit Accounts (ADA)(Supplement to OJ EPO 10/2007), points 6.4, 6.5

Application title

Data transfer with expanded clipboard formats

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T179711.20161208

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 486.412K)
T 1798/11 (Clipboard formats V/MICROSOFT) of 8.12.2016

Online on

23.12.2016

Board

3.5.06

Decision date

8.12.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 9/46

Application no.

00110652.5

Keywords

Admissibility of opposition - (yes)
Sufficiency of disclosure - (yes)
Inventive step - (no)
Arrangements for Deposit Accounts (ADA)(Supplement to OJ EPO 10/2007), points 6.4, 6.5

Application title

Data transfer with expanded clipboard formats

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T179811.20161208

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 486.332K)
T 1799/11 (Clipboard formats III/MICROSOFT) of 8.12.2016

Online on

23.12.2016

Board

3.5.06

Decision date

8.12.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 9/46

Application no.

00110654.1

Keywords

Admissibility of opposition - (yes)
Sufficiency of disclosure - (yes)
Inventive step - (no)
Arrangements for Deposit Accounts (ADA)(Supplement to OJ EPO 10/2007), points 6.4, 6.5

Application title

Data transfer with expanded clipboard formats

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T179911.20161208

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 487.029K)
T 1800/11 (Clipboard formats II/MICROSOFT) of 8.12.2016

Online on

23.12.2016

Board

3.5.06

Decision date

8.12.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 9/46

Application no.

00110655.8

Keywords

Admissibility of opposition - (yes)
Sufficiency of disclosure - (yes)
Inventive step - (no)
Arrangements for Deposit Accounts (ADA)(Supplement to OJ EPO 10/2007), points 6.4, 6.5

Application title

Data transfer with expanded clipboard formats

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T180011.20161208

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 493.904K)
T 0378/12 () of 8.12.2016

Online on

23.12.2016

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

8.12.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01L 25/075

Application no.

07864969.6

Keywords

Novelty - selection invention (yes)
Inventive step - (no)
Evidence - sufficient probative value (no)

Application title

LIGHTING DEVICE AND LIGHTING METHOD

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T037812.20161208

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 418.242K)
T 0469/12 () of 29.11.2016

Online on

23.12.2016

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

29.11.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H02K 41/03

Application no.

07819745.6

Keywords

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

Application title

Switched reluctance linear motor/generator

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T046912.20161129

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 281.493K)
T 1129/12 (Header and footer detection/XEROX) of 5.10.2016

Online on

23.12.2016

Board

3.5.07

Decision date

5.10.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 17/21

Application no.

06100200.2

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)
Inventive step - main request and auxiliary requests I-III
Lack of clarity and support in the description - auxiliary request IV

Application title

Method and apparatus for detecting pagination constructs including a header and a footer in legacy documents

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T112912.20161005

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 480.266K)
T 2048/12 (PU catalysts / AIR PRODUCTS) of 19.1.2016

Online on

23.12.2016

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

19.1.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B01J 31/02
C08G 18/18

Application no.

07013630.4

Keywords

Novelty (yes
Novelty - main request) commercial availability of a chemical product not necessarily a disclosure of all impurities contained therein
Inventive step: (no
Inventive step - main request) product claim embraces obvious modifications of the prior art (yes
Inventive step - auxiliary request) non-obvious improved preparation method
Sufficiency of disclosure - auxiliary request (yes)

Application title

N,N,N'-Trimethyl-bis-(aminoethyl) ether and its derivatives as catalysts for polyurethanes

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T204812.20160119

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 701.655K)
T 0936/14 () of 10.11.2016

Online on

23.12.2016

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

10.11.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B23K 26/06
G01B 3/00

Application no.

03701588.0

Keywords

Inventive step
Late-filed request
Late-filed argument

Application title

LASER MARKING

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T093614.20161110

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 321.399K)
T 2239/14 (Treatment of congestive heart failure/CAMBRIDGE NEUROSCIENCE) of 26.2.2016

Online on

23.12.2016

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

26.2.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 38/18
A61K 39/395

Application no.

00931938.5

Keywords

Late filed main request and auxiliary request 1 - admitted (no)
Auxiliary requests 2 to 5 - added matter (yes)
Reimbursement of appeal fee (no)

Application title

Methods for treating congestive heart failure

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T223914.20160226

Distribution

D

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 364.986K)
T 2147/10 () of 6.10.2016

Online on

22.12.2016

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

6.10.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01J 7/18

Application no.

00935489.5

Keywords

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

Application title

COMPOSITE MATERIALS CAPABLE OF HYDROGEN SORPTION INDEPENDENTLY FROM ACTIVATING TREATMENTS AND METHODS FOR THE PRODUCTION THEREOF

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T214710.20161006

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 435.240K)
T 1393/11 () of 18.10.2016

Online on

22.12.2016

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

18.10.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G06K 1/00

Application no.

06725095.1

Keywords

Patentierbare Erfindung - technischer Charakter der Erfindung
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (nein)

Application title

VERFAHREN ZUM BEREITSTELLEN VON DOKUMENTATIONSINFORMATIONEN VON KOMPLEXEN MASCHINEN UND ANLAGEN, INSBESONDERE EINER SPRITZGUSSMASCHINE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T139311.20161018

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Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 420.089K)
T 1521/11 () of 15.12.2016

Online on

22.12.2016

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

15.12.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G06K 9/00
G07C 9/00

Application no.

04024353.7

Keywords

Patentansprüche - Klarheit
Patentansprüche - Hauptantrag (nein)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hilfsantrag (nein)

Application title

Zugangskontrollsystem

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T152111.20161215

Distribution

D

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Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 411.852K)
T 1132/12 () of 9.12.2016

Online on

22.12.2016

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

9.12.2016

Proc. language

FR

IPC

H05B 6/36
H05B 6/02

Application no.

04717127.7

Keywords

Motifs d'opposition - motif d'opposition produit tardivement
Faits produits tardivement - motif non examinée par la division d'opposition

Application title

Dispositif de chauffage par induction d'une bande métallique.

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T113212.20161209

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 312.758K)
T 1219/12 (Field-based asset management/FISHER-ROSEMOUNT) of 25.11.2016

Online on

22.12.2016

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

25.11.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G05B 19/042
G05B 19/418

Application no.

06801008.1

Keywords

Inventive step (no)

Application title

Field-based asset management device and architecture

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T121912.20161125

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 320.080K)
T 1789/12 () of 29.11.2016

Online on

22.12.2016

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

29.11.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G01F 23/284

Application no.

97109195.4

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)

Application title

Mit Mikrowellen arbeitendes Füllstandsmessgerät

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T178912.20161129

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D

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Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 348.670K)
T 1889/12 (Coated mica hair conditioner / KAO) of 18.2.2016

Online on

22.12.2016

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

18.2.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 8/11
A61K 8/26
A61K 8/29
A61K 8/41
A61Q 5/12
A61K 8/891
A61K 8/892
A61K 8/898

Application no.

07022337.5

Keywords

Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

Conditioning composition for keratin fibres

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T188912.20160218

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 415.229K)
T 1381/13 (Carbon dioxide purification/AIR PRODUCTS) of 1.12.2016

Online on

22.12.2016

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

1.12.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C01B 31/20
B01D 53/60

Application no.

06255984.4

Keywords

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

Application title

Purification of carbon dioxide

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T138113.20161201

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 339.194K)
T 1715/13 (Ellipsoid/VFF) of 5.8.2016

Online on

22.12.2016

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

5.8.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B01J 19/30

Application no.

06022137.1

Keywords

Änderungen - Erweiterung des ursprünglichen Inhalts (nein)
Klarheit der Ansprüche - nach Änderung (ja - Hauptantrag)
Zurückverweisung an die erste Instanz zur weiteren Prüfung

Application title

Gitterförmiger Füllkörper, insbesondere für Stoff- und/oder Wärmeaustauschkolonnen

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T171513.20160805

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 345.685K)
T 2030/13 (Composition de nettoyage/L'OREAL) of 20.12.2016

Online on

22.12.2016

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

20.12.2016

Proc. language

FR

IPC

A61K 8/02
A61K 8/44
A61K 8/60
A61K 8/73
A61K 8/81
A61Q 19/10

Application no.

07115223.5

Keywords

Revendications - clarté (non)
Revendications - revendication comprenant caractéristiques entre parenthèses
Revendications - disclaimer comprenant des marques commerciales

Application title

Composition de nettoyage contenant des polymères superabsorbants

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T203013.20161220

Distribution

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Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 319.913K)
T 0522/14 () of 24.11.2016

Online on

22.12.2016

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

24.11.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A61K 9/70
A61K 47/32

Application no.

07018343.9

Keywords

Einspruchsgründe - mangelhafte Offenbarung (nein)
Beschwerdeentscheidung - Zurückverweisung an die erste Instanz (ja)

Application title

Pflaster, enthaltend Fentanylum

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T052214.20161124

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 328.035K)
T 0257/15 () of 7.12.2016

Online on

22.12.2016

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

7.12.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B60G 11/46
B60G 11/28
B60G 7/00
B60G 9/00

Application no.

05076954.6

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)

Application title

Suspension arm with flattened end part

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T025715.20161207

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D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 334.519K)
T 2240/10 (Adaptive error correction/NXP) of 14.12.2016

Online on

21.12.2016

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

14.12.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04L 1/00

Application no.

06821115.0

Keywords

Inventive step - (yes, after amendment)

Application title

Apparatus and method for error correction in mobile wireless applications incorporating correction bypass

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T224010.20161214

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 324.292K)
T 2381/11 () of 28.10.2016

Online on

21.12.2016

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

28.10.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F16M 1/08

Application no.

02704125.0

Keywords

Sufficiency of disclosure - enabling disclosure (yes)
Remittal to the department of first instance (yes)

Application title

Low growth power transmission belt

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T238111.20161028

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 388.889K)
T 0431/12 (Dual clutch transmission/LUBRIZOL) of 15.6.2016

Online on

21.12.2016

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

15.6.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C10M 141/10
C10M 141/12
C10M 141/08
C10N 40/04

Application no.

03746927.7

Keywords

Amendments - extension beyond the content of the application as filed (no)
Inventive step - non-obvious solution

Application title

METHOD FOR LUBRICATING A DUAL CLUTCH TRANSMISSION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T043112.20160615

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 395.498K)
T 1585/12 () of 13.10.2016

Online on

21.12.2016

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

13.10.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A22C 21/06

Application no.

07075198.7

Keywords

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

Application title

Device for taking entrails packages

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T158512.20161013

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 385.678K)
T 2009/12 (Recipient control of messages/PITNEY BOWES) of 1.12.2016

Online on

21.12.2016

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

1.12.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04M 1/64
H04M 1/65
H04M 3/42
H04M 3/50
H04M 3/527
H04M 3/53
H04M 3/533

Application no.

01939896.5

Keywords

Late-filed requests
Late-filed request - admitted (no)

Application title

Recipient control over aspects of incoming messages

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T200912.20161201

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 364.081K)
T 2051/12 (Automatic repeat request during soft hand-off/ALCATEL-LUCENT) of 7.12.2016

Online on

21.12.2016

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

7.12.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04Q 7/38
H04L 1/18

Application no.

05255758.4

Keywords

Added subject-matter - no (after amendment)

Application title

Hybrid automatic repeat request operation during soft hand offs in a wireless system

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T205112.20161207

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 269.387K)
T 2159/12 (Bispecific antibody/AMGEN) of 6.10.2016

Online on

21.12.2016

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

6.10.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07K 16/28
A61K 39/395
A61P 35/00
A61P 35/02
A61P 19/02

Application no.

04739378.0

Keywords

Amendments - allowable (yes)
Inventive Step - main request - claim 1 (yes)
Remittal to the department of first instance - (yes)

Application title

Pharmaceutical compositions comprising bispecific anti-CD3, anti-CD19 antibody constructs for the treatment of B-cell related disorders

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T215912.20161006

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D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 357.333K)
T 0018/13 (Polypeptides/NOVOZYMES) of 14.12.2016

Online on

21.12.2016

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

14.12.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07K 14/32
C12N 9/00
C12N 15/31
C12N 15/52
A23K 1/00

Application no.

06706131.7

Keywords

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

Application title

Polypeptides and nucleic acids encoding same

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T001813.20161214

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 248.125K)
T 1870/13 () of 21.10.2016

Online on

21.12.2016

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

21.10.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B60T 7/12
B60W 10/02
B60W 10/06
B60W 30/18

Application no.

03783018.9

Keywords

Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

METHOD AND DEVICE FOR HILL START

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T187013.20161021

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 346.184K)
T 2177/13 (Decoding hypotheses/QUALCOMM) of 2.12.2016

Online on

21.12.2016

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

2.12.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04L 1/00

Application no.

08782007.2

Keywords

Oral proceedings - non-attendance of the appellant
Inventive step - (no): obvious implementation details
Remittal to the first instance for further prosecution - (no)
Reimbursement of appeal fee - (no)

Application title

Decoding scheme using multiple hypotheses about transmitted messages

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T217713.20161202

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 386.672K)
T 0203/14 () of 28.11.2016

Online on

21.12.2016

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

28.11.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C09J 123/08

Application no.

03794458.4

Keywords

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

Application title

IMPROVED POLYOLEFIN-BASED ADHESIVE RESINS AND METHOD OF MAKING ADHESIVE RESINS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T020314.20161128

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 225.919K)
T 0692/14 () of 5.7.2016

Online on

21.12.2016

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

5.7.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A23L 1/09
A23L 1/236
A23L 2/60

Application no.

07816204.7

Keywords

Admissibility of new main request (yes)
Remittal (yes)
Reimbursement of costs (no)

Application title

CONSUMABLES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T069214.20160705

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 334.328K)
T 0974/15 () of 26.10.2016

Online on

21.12.2016

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

26.10.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B60D 1/52
B60R 9/06
B60D 1/06

Application no.

10164859.0

Keywords

Novelty - main request (no)
Novelty - first and second alternative main requests (no)
Novelty - first auxiliary request (no)
Amendments - extension beyond the content of the application as filed
Amendments - second and third auxiliary requests (yes)
Inventive step - fourth auxiliary request (yes)

Application title

Vehicle hitch device

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T097415.20161026

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 429.772K)
T 1602/16 () of 16.12.2016

Online on

21.12.2016

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

16.12.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61M 5/158
A61M 5/32

Application no.

03711322.2

Keywords

Admissibility of appeal - missing statement of grounds

Application title

INSERTION DEVICE FOR AN INSERTION SET AND METHOD OF USING THE SAME

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T160216.20161216

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 251.093K)
T 1291/13 (Uplink power control/SAMSUNG) of 14.12.2016

Online on

20.12.2016

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

14.12.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04B 7/005

Application no.

07016645.9

Keywords

Reasoned decision (no)
Remittal (yes)
Substantial procedural violation and reimbursement of appeal fee (yes)

Application title

Method and apparatus for uplink power control in communication system

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T129113.20161214

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 279.667K)
T 2199/13 () of 4.11.2016

Online on

20.12.2016

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

4.11.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F16D 25/08

Application no.

07008393.6

Keywords

Rechtliches Gehör
Angefochtene Entscheidung - begründet (nein)

Application title

Nehmerzylinder und Hydraulisches System

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T219913.20161104

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 251.548K)
T 2151/14 (Emulating an http server/OPENTV) of 14.12.2016

Online on

20.12.2016

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

14.12.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04H 20/16
H04N 7/16
H04N 7/24
H04N 7/173

Application no.

03754762.7

Keywords

Amendments - added subject-matter (no)

Application title

METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR EMULATING AN HTTP SERVER THROUGH A BROADCAST CAROUSEL

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T215114.20161214

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 285.778K)
T 0704/12 () of 10.12.2016

Online on

19.12.2016

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

10.12.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A01K 1/12

Application no.

03774441.4

Keywords

Sufficiency of disclosure (yes)
Novelty and inventive step of claim 1 as upheld (yes)
Admissibility of late filed documents (no)

Application title

AN APPARATUS FOR DETECTING ANIMALS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T070412.20161210

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 297.298K)
T 1820/12 () of 20.10.2016

Online on

19.12.2016

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

20.10.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B23Q 5/10

Application no.

08168321.1

Keywords

Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

Spindle device for machine tool

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T182012.20161020

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 301.370K)
T 0623/13 () of 1.12.2016

Online on

19.12.2016

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

1.12.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61B 5/145

Application no.

06728184.0

Keywords

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

Application title

OPTICAL SENSOR DEVICE AND IMAGE PROCESSING UNIT FOR MEASURING CHEMICAL CONCENTRATIONS, CHEMICAL SATURATIONS AND BIOPHYSICAL PARAMETERS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T062313.20161201

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 341.994K)
T 1071/13 () of 27.10.2016

Online on

19.12.2016

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

27.10.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F16D 13/72

Application no.

06026391.0

Keywords

Neuheit
Änderungen

Application title

Kühlmediumverteileinrichtung

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T107113.20161027

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 356.725K)
T 1198/16 () of 13.12.2016

Online on

19.12.2016

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

13.12.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H03H 17/04

Application no.

99300265.8

Keywords

Admissibility of appeal - missing statement of grounds

Application title

Improvements in or relating to filters

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T119816.20161213

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 217.515K)
T 0661/11 (Uniform directory-service access/MICROSOFT TECHNOLOGY LICENSING) of 15.11.2016

Online on

16.12.2016

Board

3.5.07

Decision date

15.11.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 17/30

Application no.

04014741.5

Keywords

Inventive step - main request (yes)

Application title

Method and system for uniformly accessing multiple directory services

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T066111.20161115

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 360.523K)
T 0463/12 () of 22.11.2016

Online on

16.12.2016

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

22.11.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G01D 5/244

Application no.

03748065.4

Keywords

Ausreichende Offenbarung - (ja)
Neuheit und erfinderische Tätigkeit
Neuheit - (ja)

Application title

VERFAHREN ZUM BETRIEB EINER POSITIONSMESSEINRICHTUNG UND GEEIGNETE POSITIONSMESSEINRICHTUNG HIERZU

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T046312.20161122

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 459.169K)
T 0211/13 (Implant / Howmedica Osteonics Corp.) of 23.6.2016

Online on

16.12.2016

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

23.6.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61L 27/30
A61L 27/56

Application no.

06125422.3

Keywords

New objection raised during oral proceedings - admitted (no)
Inventive step - main request (yes)

Application title

Implant with laser-produced porous surface

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T021113.20160623

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 352.655K)
T 2338/13 (Bille frittée/SAINT-GOBAIN) of 29.9.2016

Online on

16.12.2016

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

29.9.2016

Proc. language

FR

IPC

C04B 35/486

Application no.

06709384.9

Keywords

Motifs d'opposition - exposé insuffisant (non)
Motifs d'opposition - nouveauté (oui)
Motifs d'opposition - activité inventive (oui)
Etat de la technique - présentation PowerPoint - accessibilité au public (non)
Procédure d'instruction - audition de témoins
Procédure d'instruction - affidavits
Procédure d'instruction - degré de conviction de l'instance
Procédure d'instruction - force probante suffisante (non)

Application title

BILLE FRITTEE À BASE DE ZIRCONE ET D'OXYDE DE CERIUM

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T233813.20160929

Distribution

C

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 400.795K)
T 2355/14 () of 27.9.2016

Online on

16.12.2016

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

27.9.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B29C 49/78

Application no.

05000444.9

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit (Hauptantrag)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - nein
Zulässigkeit von Hilfsanträgen, die ohne Begründung eingereicht wurden - nein

Application title

Vorrichtung zur Bearbeitung von Werkstücken

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T235514.20160927

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 357.458K)
T 1858/15 () of 30.11.2016

Online on

16.12.2016

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

30.11.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B60R 22/46

Application no.

07729317.3

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)

Application title

GURTSTRAFFERANTRIEB

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T185815.20161130

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 290.581K)
T 1827/11 () of 9.11.2016

Online on

15.12.2016

Board

3.5.04

Decision date

9.11.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04N 7/167
G06F 17/30

Application no.

03791219.3

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)

Application title

Diligent control of preview of stored contents

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T182711.20161109

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 330.103K)
T 0415/12 () of 9.9.2016

Online on

15.12.2016

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

9.9.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A47J 31/44
A47J 31/60

Application no.

08020408.4

Keywords

Added subject-matter - main and first to third auxiliary requests (yes)
Added subject-matter - fourth auxiliary request (no)
Inventive step - fourth auxiliary request (yes)
Admissibility of late submission (no)

Application title

Coffee machine

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T041512.20160909

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 354.488K)
T 0417/12 () of 16.9.2016

Online on

15.12.2016

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

16.9.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A47L 15/00
A47L 15/46

Application no.

04804727.8

Keywords

Einführung neuer Einspruchsgrund (nein)
Spät eingereichte Beweismittel (teilweise zugelassen)
Spät eingereichter Hilfsantrag - zugelassen (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Haupt- und Hilfsanträge 2 und 3 (nein) Hilfsantrag 4 (ja)

Application title

SPÜLMASCHINENSTEUERUNG ZUR BEWÄLTIGUNG GROSSER SPEISERESTMENGEN DURCH VARIIERBARE SPÜLPROGRAMME

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T041712.20160916

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 411.596K)
T 1390/12 () of 28.7.2016

Online on

15.12.2016

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

28.7.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C08G 18/48

Application no.

01105735.3

Keywords

Neuheit - mehrfache Auswahl
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (nein) weiteres Verfahren
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - kein technischer Effekt
Verspätetes Vorbringen- neue Argumente nach Anberaumung der mündlichen Verhandlung bzw. während der mündlichen Verhandlung zugelassen
Verspätetes Vorbringen - nein

Application title

Verfahren zur Herstellung von Hartschaumstoffen auf Isocyanatbasis

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T139012.20160728

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 398.559K)
T 2104/13 (Abgasanlage/CONTINENTAL AUTOMOTIVE) of 9.12.2016

Online on

15.12.2016

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

9.12.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B01D 53/94
F01N 3/022
F01N 3/023
F01N 3/20

Application no.

10180942.4

Keywords

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

Application title

Abgasanlage mit Reduktionsmittelzufuhr und Filterelement mit SCR-Katalysator

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T210413.20161209

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 297.698K)
T 1938/14 (Luftfiltermedium/Wolf) of 24.11.2016

Online on

15.12.2016

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

24.11.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B01D 39/16

Application no.

08167401.2

Keywords

Ausreichende Offenbarung - Hauptantrag (nein)
Ausreichende Offenbarung - Hilfsantrag (nein)
Änderungen - Erweiterung des Patentanspruchs (ja)

Application title

Luftfiltermedium

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T193814.20161124

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 347.429K)
T 2043/12 () of 21.6.2016

Online on

14.12.2016

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

21.6.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08F 4/04
C08F 4/32
C08F 4/40
C08J 3/28
C08J 3/12
C08F 6/00
C08F 2/10
C08F 2/48

Application no.

04721845.8

Keywords

Novelty - (yes) impurities- subject-matter of claim a particle not a polymer per se
Inventive step - (no) (main request, auxiliary request)
Late-filed argument - admitted (no) argument could have been brought forward in first instance proceedings

Application title

COLOR-STABLE SUPERABSORBENT POLYMER COMPOSITION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T204312.20160621

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 429.983K)
T 0850/13 () of 7.7.2016

Online on

14.12.2016

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

7.7.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C08G 18/48
C08G 18/10

Application no.

99110684.0

Keywords

Änderungen - offenbarter Disclaimer
Änderungen - Zulässig
Ausreichende Offenbarung - (ja) Alle Anträge
Neuheit - (ja) Alle Anträge
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (nein) Hauptantrag
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja) Hauptantrag
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja) Hilfsantrag VI

Application title

Verfahren zur Herstellung von Polyurethan-Elastomeren

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T085013.20160707

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 398.923K)
T 0964/13 () of 8.12.2016

Online on

14.12.2016

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

8.12.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01N 33/543

Application no.

07121917.4

Keywords

Novelty - (main request and auxiliary request 1) (no)
Inventive step - (auxiliary requests 5 and 6) (no)
Amendments - extension beyond the content of the application as filed (auxiliary requests 2, 3, 4, 4A and 7) (yes)
Late-filed request - justification for late filing (auxiliary requests 1A and 3A) (no)
Late-filed document - admitted (yes)

Application title

Organic polymer particles and process for producing the same, magnetic particles for diagnostics, carboxyl group-containing particles and process for producing the same, and probe-bound particles and process for producing the same

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T096413.20161208

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 684.947K)
T 2064/11 (Unzulässige Erweiterung (Ja - Hauptantrag)) of 4.11.2016

Online on

13.12.2016

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

4.11.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G06K 19/18

Application no.

00110988.3

Keywords

-

Application title

Coextrudierte Verbundfolie

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T206411.20161104

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 383.632K)
T 2439/11 (Web-page classification/FACILITYLIVE OPCO) of 11.11.2016

Online on

13.12.2016

Board

3.5.07

Decision date

11.11.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 17/30

Application no.

07856906.8

Keywords

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

Application title

Method for classifying web pages and organising corresponding contents

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T243911.20161111

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 330.177K)
T 2506/12 () of 4.10.2016

Online on

13.12.2016

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

4.10.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 47/48
A61K 31/704
A61K 31/4995
A61K 45/06
A61P 35/00

Application no.

05803151.9

Keywords

Novelty - second (or further) medical use (yes)
Inventive step - reasonable expectation of success (yes)

Application title

PEGYLATED LIPOSOMAL DOXORUBICIN IN COMBINATION WITH ECTEINESCIDIN 743

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T250612.20161004

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 542.607K)
T 2521/12 () of 18.10.2016

Online on

13.12.2016

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

18.10.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B23K 26/38
F01D 5/18

Application no.

06775915.9

Keywords

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

Application title

VERFAHREN ZUM FERTIGEN VON BOHRUNGEN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T252112.20161018

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 333.764K)
T 1075/13 () of 20.7.2016

Online on

13.12.2016

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

20.7.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08L 23/08
C08L 23/06
C08J 5/18

Application no.

04768050.9

Keywords

Inventive step - All requests (no)

Application title

POLYMER BLENDS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T107513.20160720

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 338.899K)
T 1530/13 (Air cleaner arrangements/DONALDSON) of 17.11.2016

Online on

13.12.2016

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

17.11.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B01D 46/52

Application no.

05713751.5

Keywords

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

Application title

AIR CLEANER ARRANGEMENTS; SERVICEABLE FILTER ELEMENTS; AND, METHODS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T153013.20161117

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 405.828K)
T 1620/13 () of 20.9.2016

Online on

13.12.2016

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

20.9.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61L 9/20
A61M 16/06
A62B 18/02

Application no.

08718993.2

Keywords

Main request and auxiliary request 1: novelty (no) - feature depending on how device is used does not necessarily restrict the device per se
Auxiliary request 2: amendments (allowable); method not excluded by Article 53(c) EPC; remittal - fresh case

Application title

PROTECTIVE DEVICE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T162013.20160920

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 292.749K)
T 1834/13 () of 25.10.2016

Online on

13.12.2016

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

25.10.2016

Proc. language

FR

IPC

C09J 7/04
D04H 1/48
D04H 1/60

Application no.

00402422.0

Keywords

Nouveauté - sélection multiple
Activité inventive - alternative non évidente

Application title

Ruban adhésif sur support non tissé déchirable à la main

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T183413.20161025

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 371.059K)
T 2167/13 () of 7.12.2016

Online on

13.12.2016

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

7.12.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B22C 9/10
B29C 67/00

Application no.

07121789.7

Keywords

implicit disclosure (no)
selection invention (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

Disposable thin wall core die, methods of manufacture thereof and articles manufactured therefrom

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T216713.20161207

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 294.611K)
T 2420/13 () of 8.12.2016

Online on

13.12.2016

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

8.12.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G02C 7/02

Application no.

08002475.5

Keywords

Ausnahmen von der Patentierbarkeit - Verfahren zur therapeutischen Behandlung des menschlichen Körpers
Ausnahmen von der Patentierbarkeit - Nein

Application title

Progressives Brillenglas mit geringen Vergrößerungsunterschieden

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T242013.20161208

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 362.461K)
T 2219/10 (Request objects in display order/SAMSUNG) of 6.9.2016

Online on

12.12.2016

Board

3.5.07

Decision date

6.9.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 17/30

Application no.

07102583.7

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)
Request not admitted in first instance - admitted (yes)

Application title

Apparatus and method for displaying objects according to object request order

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T221910.20160906

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 384.775K)
T 2604/11 (POWER MANAGEMENT / HP) of 7.12.2016

Online on

12.12.2016

Board

3.5.06

Decision date

7.12.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 1/32
G06F 1/26

Application no.

07749806.1

Keywords

Inventive step - after amendment (yes)

Application title

POWER MANAGEMENT SYSTEM AND METHOD

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T260411.20161207

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 287.850K)
T 0107/12 () of 22.11.2016

Online on

12.12.2016

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

22.11.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H03J 5/02

Application no.

05789530.2

Keywords

Inventive step - (yes, after amendment)

Application title

Electronic filter device for the reception of TV-signals

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T010712.20161122

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 326.349K)
T 0272/13 () of 11.11.2016

Online on

12.12.2016

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

11.11.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B27N 3/00
B27N 3/08

Application no.

00962480.0

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hauptantrag (ja)

Application title

PLATTENFÖRMIGES FORMELEMENT AUF NATURFASERBASIS UND VERFAHREN ZU SEINER HERSTELLUNG

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T027213.20161111

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 288.701K)
T 0066/14 (Behandlung von biologischen Abfällen/FRAUNHOFER-GESELLSCHAFT) of 15.11.2016

Online on

12.12.2016

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

15.11.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C02F 1/36
C02F 11/12
C02F 3/34
C02F 3/30

Application no.

99250308.6

Keywords

Wesentlicher Verfahrensmangel - (ja)
Wesentlicher Verfahrensmangel - pflichtgemäße Ausübung des Ermessens (nein)
Wesentlicher Verfahrensmangel - Zulassung eines Einwands unter Artikel 83 EPÜ im Ermessen der Einspruchsabteilung (nein)
Wesentlicher Verfahrensmangel - Rückzahlung der Beschwerdegebühr (nein)
Ausreichende Gelegenheit zur Stellungnahme hinsichtlich im Prüfungsverfahren eingereichter Beweismittel (ja)
Zurückverweisung an die erste Instanz - besondere Gründe gegen unmittelbare Zurückverweisung (ja)
Änderungen - Erweiterung über den Inhalt der Anmeldung in der eingereichten Fassung hinaus (nein)
Änderungen - Erweiterung des Patentanspruchs (nein)

Application title

Verfahren zur Behandlung von biologischen Abfällen

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T006614.20161115

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 471.756K)
D 0015/16 () of 7.9.2016

Online on

09.12.2016

Board

DBA

Decision date

7.9.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

-

Application no.

-

Keywords

-

Application title

-

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:D001516.20160907

Distribution

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 35.021K)
R 0008/15 (Fundamental violation of the right to be heard) of 18.7.2016

Online on

09.12.2016

Board

EBA

Decision date

18.7.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B61L 27/00

Application no.

05812515.4

Keywords

Parties entitled to advance indications of the reasons for a decision (no)
Decision non-reasoned for purposes of the right to be heard (no)
Petition allowable (no) – no violation of petitioner’s right to be heard
European Court of Human Rights: Luka v. Romania, No. 34197/02; Hadjianastassiou v. Greece, No. 12945/87; Schumacher v. Germany, No. 14029/05

Application title

COMMUNICATION, MONITOR AND CONTROL METHOD FOR RAILWAY TRAFFIC

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:R000815.20160718

Distribution

B

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 57.299K)
T 0315/11 () of 7.12.2016

Online on

09.12.2016

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

7.12.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

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

Application no.

06011118.4

Keywords

Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

Semiconductor device and method of manufacturing the same

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T031511.20161207

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

09.12.2016

Board

3.5.04

Decision date

12.10.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

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

Application no.

02758439.0

Keywords

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

Application title

MPEG-4 remote communication device

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T135711.20161012

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

09.12.2016

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

30.6.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

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

Application no.

03257403.0

Keywords

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

Application title

Antiperspirant or deodorant composition

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T047514.20160630

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

08.12.2016

Board

3.5.07

Decision date

2.8.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 17/21

Application no.

04812723.7

Keywords

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

Application title

System and method for custom product design

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T243410.20160802

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

08.12.2016

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

4.3.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 39/285
A61K 39/245

Application no.

03732280.7

Keywords

Sole request - requirements of the EPC met (yes)

Application title

Modified Vaccinia Virus Ankara for the vaccination of neonates

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T022211.20160304

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

08.12.2016

Board

3.5.07

Decision date

12.10.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

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

Application no.

05719929.1

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)

Application title

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

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T152511.20161012

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

08.12.2016

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

30.11.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06K 7/00
G06K 19/07

Application no.

07003851.8

Keywords

Claims - clarity (no)

Application title

Multi-mode identification system

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T177011.20161130

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

08.12.2016

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

6.6.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F16J 15/12

Application no.

03016474.3

Keywords

Neuheit (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit (ja)

Application title

Verfahren zur Herstellung von Dichtelementen sowie Dichtelement

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T190811.20160606

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

08.12.2016

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

10.11.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C03C 13/00
C04B 35/624

Application no.

06808476.3

Keywords

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

Application title

HIGH TEMPERATURE RESISTANT FIBRES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T133013.20161110

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

08.12.2016

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

12.10.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

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

Application no.

06791852.4

Keywords

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

Application title

VORRICHTUNG UND VERFAHREN ZUM STEUERN EINER ELEKTRISCHEN FESTSTELLBREMSE EINES NUTZFAHRZEUGS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T147113.20161012

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

08.12.2016

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

15.11.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B60D 1/14

Application no.

08173077.2

Keywords

-

Application title

Anhängekupplung

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T065814.20161115

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

08.12.2016

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

21.11.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B66F 7/24

Application no.

11007797.1

Keywords

Amendments - added subject-matter (yes)

Application title

A levelling device

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T158415.20161121

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

07.12.2016

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

8.9.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

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

Application no.

05786482.9

Keywords

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

Application title

ENHANCED OIL DELIVERY FROM STRUCTURED SURFACTANT FORMULATIONS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T208213.20160908

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

07.12.2016

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

11.11.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B64D 45/02

Application no.

07873670.9

Keywords

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

Application title

LARGE AREA CIRCUITRY USING APPLIQUES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T085914.20161111

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

06.12.2016

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

15.11.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

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

Application no.

01958428.3

Keywords

Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

GOVERNOR AND ELEVATOR

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T264211.20161115

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

06.12.2016

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

9.11.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

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

Application no.

01972381.6

Keywords

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

Application title

DC power source with fuel cell

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T006612.20161109

Distribution

C

Decision

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

Online on

06.12.2016

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

5.9.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04W 60/00

Application no.

11002792.7

Keywords

Substantial procedural violation - (yes)

Application title

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

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T182514.20160905

Distribution

C

Decision

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

Online on

06.12.2016

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

29.9.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B23D 47/04
B27B 5/07

Application no.

08008721.6

Keywords

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

Application title

Sawing machine of the vertical type

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T076015.20160929

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

05.12.2016

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

13.7.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

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

Application no.

06762978.2

Keywords

Main request - requirements of the EPC met (yes)

Application title

Herbicide tolerant cotton plants and methods for identifying same

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T054710.20160713

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

05.12.2016

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

15.7.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

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

Application no.

04021552.7

Keywords

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

Application title

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

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T174312.20160715

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

05.12.2016

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

24.10.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

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

Application no.

05794250.0

Keywords

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

Application title

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

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T163713.20161024

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

05.12.2016

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

24.6.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B42D 15/10

Application no.

08762344.3

Keywords

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

Application title

Holographic Security Device

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T173814.20160624

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

02.12.2016

Board

3.1.01

Decision date

12.10.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

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

Application no.

10729366.4

Keywords

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

Application title

MULTILEVEL PARTS FROM AGGLOMERATED SPHERICAL METAL POWDER

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:J000715.20161012

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

02.12.2016

Board

3.1.01

Decision date

12.10.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

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

Application no.

10729365.6

Keywords

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

Application title

METHOD FOR THE MANUFACTURE OF A METAL PART

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:J000815.20161012

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

02.12.2016

Board

EBA

Decision date

24.10.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61L 24/08

Application no.

07700163.4

Keywords

Fundamental violation of the right to be heard (no)

Application title

LAYERED ADHESIVE CONSTRUCTION WITH ADHESIVE LAYERS HAVING DIFFERENT HYDROCOLLOID COMPOSITION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:R000516.20161024

Distribution

B

Decision

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

Online on

02.12.2016

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

5.7.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 39/39
A61P 31/00

Application no.

02767756.6

Keywords

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

Application title

Vaccines comprising aluminium adjuvants and histidine

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T119612.20160705

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

02.12.2016

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

10.11.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04Q 7/20
H04Q 7/32

Application no.

03760098.8

Keywords

Novelty - all requests (no)

Application title

A method and device for storing and accessing personal information

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T196112.20161110

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

02.12.2016

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

29.11.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F01M 13/04

Application no.

00916937.6

Keywords

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

Application title

ÖLABSCHEIDER ZUR ENTÖLUNG VON KURBELGEHÄUSE-ENTLÜFTUNGSGASEN EINER BRENNKRAFTMASCHINE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T210314.20161129

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

02.12.2016

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

29.11.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 19/00

Application no.

05801403.6

Keywords

-

Application title

METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR SELF- MANAGEMENT OF A DISEASE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T193116.20161129

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

01.12.2016

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

26.10.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

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

Application no.

04753821.0

Keywords

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

Application title

SUPERFINISHING LARGE PLANETARY GEAR SYSTEMS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T192112.20161026

Distribution

C

Decision

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

Online on

01.12.2016

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

28.6.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B60J 7/00

Application no.

11159575.7

Keywords

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

Application title

Shade apparatus for vehicle

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T190214.20160628

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

01.12.2016

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

25.11.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01R 13/24

Application no.

07728664.9

Keywords

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

Application title

CONNECTION DEVICE FOR ELECTRICAL OR ELECTRONIC CONNECTIONS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T023615.20161125

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 329.695K)

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