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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.

July 2018

J 0016/17 () of 12.7.2018

Online on

16.07.2018

Board

3.1.01

Decision date

12.7.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A47J 43/28
A47G 21/02

Application no.

12740277.4

Keywords

Incorrect form of decision under appeal - missing name of responsible employee
Re-establishment of rights - request admissible (no)
Remittal to the department of first instance - special reasons for not remitting the case

Application title

DOUBLE SERRATED FORK

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:J001617.20180712

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 358.094K)
T 0265/14 (Rücknahme der Beschwerde nach Zweitbescheid der Kammer) of 3.7.2018

Online on

16.07.2018

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

3.7.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C04B 35/106
C04B 38/00
C04B 35/10
C04B 35/12
C04B 35/66

Application no.

06723618.2

Keywords

Rückzahlung der Beschwerdegebühr - (ja)
Rückzahlung der Beschwerdegebühr - Rücknahme der Beschwerde erst nach Verstreichenlassen einer ersten von der Kammer gesetzten Stellungnahmefrist

Application title

GEBRANNTES, KERAMISCHES FEUERFESTES PRODUKT

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T026514.20180703

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 325.831K)
T 1571/15 () of 2.5.2018

Online on

16.07.2018

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

2.5.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C22C 19/05

Application no.

04807451.2

Keywords

Novelty
Inventive step

Application title

NICKEL-BASED SUPER-HEAT-RESISTANT ALLOY AND GAS TURBINE COMPONENT USING SAME

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T157115.20180502

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 314.520K)
T 2675/16 () of 4.5.2018

Online on

16.07.2018

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

4.5.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61F 2/16
A61F 9/00
A61B 8/10

Application no.

11162125.6

Keywords

Grounds for opposition - extension of subject-matter (yes)
Substantial procedural violation - reimbursement of appeal fee (no)
Late-filed evidence - submitted with the statement of grounds of appeal
Late-filed evidence - admitted (yes)
Late-filed request - request withdrawn before the opposition division

Application title

Toric lenses alignment using pre-operative images

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T267516.20180504

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 381.991K)
T 0260/18 () of 11.7.2018

Online on

16.07.2018

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

11.7.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61M 1/00
F04B 33/00
F04B 37/10
F04B 49/08

Application no.

13189419.8

Keywords

Admissibility of appeal - missing statement of grounds

Application title

Manually-actuated reduced pressure pump having regulated pressure capabilities

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T026018.20180711

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 222.125K)
T 1614/12 () of 25.6.2018

Online on

13.07.2018

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

25.6.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01Q 21/00
H01P 5/02

Application no.

05755062.6

Keywords

Claims - clarity (no)

Application title

ANTENNA COMPRISING A CONNECTOR ASSEMBLY

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T161412.20180625

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 315.129K)
T 2109/12 (Entrelacement avec calcul itératif/ORANGE) of 9.7.2018

Online on

13.07.2018

Board

3.5.07

Decision date

9.7.2018

Proc. language

FR

IPC

H03M 13/27

Application no.

08160263.3

Keywords

Modifications - extension de l'objet de la demande
Modifications - après modification (non)

Application title

Entrelacement avec calcul itératif des adresses d'entrelacement

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T210912.20180709

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 436.716K)
T 1863/13 (Performance-based routing/ALCATEL) of 24.5.2018

Online on

13.07.2018

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

24.5.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04L 12/56
H04L 12/24

Application no.

06784851.5

Keywords

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

Application title

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR PROVIDING END-TO-END HIGH QUALITY SERVICES BASED ON PERFORMANCE CHARACTERIZATIONS OF NETWORK CONDITIONS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T186313.20180524

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 314.676K)
T 0822/15 () of 3.5.2018

Online on

13.07.2018

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

3.5.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08F 10/06
C08F 10/00
C08K 3/00

Application no.

09001548.8

Keywords

Novelty - state of the art (D20 and D21: yes)
Inventive step - (all requests: no)
Main request and all auxiliary requests - no reason to be held inadmissible

Application title

Polypropylene composition with high stiffness and impact strength

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T082215.20180503

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 622.319K)
T 2230/15 () of 17.5.2018

Online on

13.07.2018

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

17.5.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B60T 7/20

Application no.

07847041.6

Keywords

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

Application title

ANHÄNGEFAHRZEUGBREMS- UND LUFTFEDERUNGSANLAGE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T223015.20180517

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 276.100K)
T 0181/17 () of 7.6.2018

Online on

13.07.2018

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

7.6.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A23L 1/29
A23L 1/30

Application no.

09743961.6

Keywords

Inventive step attack based on new closest prior art
Inventive step - not admitted
Main request - allowed

Application title

LIQUID HIGH-FAT PROTEIN COMPOSITION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T018117.20180607

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 519.920K)
T 1754/12 (Subtilisin variants with reduced immunogenicity/GENENCOR … of 15.6.2018

Online on

12.07.2018

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

15.6.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12N 15/12
C12N 5/10
C12P 21/02
C12N 9/56

Application no.

03711261.2

Keywords

All requests - sufficiency of disclosure - (no
Substantial procedural violation - (no)

Application title

Subtilisin Carlsberg proteins with reduced immunogenicity

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T175412.20180615

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 390.162K)
T 2395/12 () of 7.6.2018

Online on

12.07.2018

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

7.6.2018

Proc. language

FR

IPC

G06K 19/077

Application no.

06725120.7

Keywords

Requête produite tardivement - économie de procédure

Application title

MODULE ELECTRONIQUE ET CARTE A PUCE AVEC INDICATEUR LUMINEUX

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T239512.20180607

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 328.337K)
T 2398/12 (Computer input device/GYLLING INVEST) of 2.5.2018

Online on

12.07.2018

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

2.5.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G05G 9/047

Application no.

04016162.2

Keywords

Public prior use D1 - inventive step - main request (no)
Admissibility - second and third auxiliary requests (yes)
Inventive step starting out from D1
Inventive step - second auxiliary request (no)
Inventive step - third auxiliary request (yes)

Application title

Computer input device

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T239812.20180502

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 439.070K)
T 2469/12 (Generating a subgroup of media items/MICROSOFT TECHNOLOGY LICENSING) of 15.5.2018

Online on

12.07.2018

Board

3.5.07

Decision date

15.5.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G11B 27/10
G11B 27/32
G11B 27/34
G11B 27/36

Application no.

06000325.8

Keywords

Inventive step - all requests (no)

Application title

Methods and systems for generating a subgroup of one or more media items from a library of media items

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T246912.20180515

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 406.652K)
T 0548/13 () of 8.12.2017

Online on

12.07.2018

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

8.12.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B42D 15/00

Application no.

02795218.3

Keywords

Erfordernis der Einreichung einer Vollmacht nach Vertreterwechsel (nein)
Ausführbarkeit der Erfindung (ja)
Technische Natur des einzigen Unterscheidungsmerkmals (nein)
Zulässigkeit des Hilfsantrags (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit (Hauptantrag: nein; Hilfsantrag: ja)

Application title

Sicherheitselement für Sicherheitspapiere und Wertdokumente

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T054813.20171208

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 661.503K)
T 1481/14 () of 12.4.2018

Online on

12.07.2018

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

12.4.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C23C 4/04
C23C 4/12

Application no.

04786991.2

Keywords

Spät eingereichter Antrag - zugelassen (ja)
Änderungen - zulässig (ja)
Zäsurwirkung der Erteilung
Spät eingereichte Beweismittel
Ausreichende Offenbarung - (ja)
Zurückverweisung an die erste Instanz - (ja)

Application title

VERFAHREN ZUR BESCHICHTUNG EINER SUBSTRATOBERFLÄCHE UNTER VERWENDUNG EINES PLASMASTRAHLES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T148114.20180412

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 443.183K)
T 0447/15 () of 24.5.2018

Online on

12.07.2018

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

24.5.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08F 265/10
C08J 3/24

Application no.

01924646.1

Keywords

Novelty - (yes- structure of polymers not shown to be identical to those of prior art)
Inventive step - (no) (all requests)

Application title

STRUCTURALLY-MODIFIED POLYMER FLOCCULANTS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T044715.20180524

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 332.651K)
T 1388/15 () of 10.4.2018

Online on

12.07.2018

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

10.4.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C09K 8/12
C09K 8/512
C09K 8/575
C09K 8/60
C09K 8/68

Application no.

08763074.5

Keywords

Claims - clarity (no)

Application title

WELL TREATMENT WITH COMPLEXED METAL CROSSLINKERS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T138815.20180410

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 273.981K)
T 1859/15 () of 13.4.2018

Online on

12.07.2018

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

13.4.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B64C 9/00
B64C 9/14
B64C 9/34

Application no.

09168141.1

Keywords

Sufficiency of disclosure (no)

Application title

Aerospace vehicle yaw generating systems and associated methods

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T185915.20180413

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 356.919K)
T 1217/12 (Extending the duration of on-time in dopamin replacement therapy/ … of 7.6.2018

Online on

11.07.2018

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

7.6.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 31/00
A61K 31/136
A61K 31/353
A61K 31/495
A61P 25/16

Application no.

01976536.1

Keywords

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

Application title

TREATMENT OF MOTOR FLUCTUATIONS WITH 5-HYDROXYTRYPTAMINE 1A RECEPTOR ACTIVITY ENHANCING COMPOUNDS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T121712.20180607

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 241.021K)
T 0311/14 () of 21.6.2018

Online on

11.07.2018

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

21.6.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01J 3/46

Application no.

07740460.6

Keywords

Added subject-matter: no (amended claims)
Clarity: Main request - no
Inventive step: Auxiliary request
Inventive step - yes

Application title

METHOD FOR MEASURING COLOR OF OBJECT AND COLOR MEASURING DEVICE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T031114.20180621

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 418.468K)
T 0073/15 () of 20.6.2018

Online on

11.07.2018

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

20.6.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08F 10/02
C08J 5/18
C08F 110/02

Application no.

06829327.3

Keywords

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

Application title

POLYMER

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T007315.20180620

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 380.876K)
T 0378/15 () of 4.5.2018

Online on

11.07.2018

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

4.5.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08K 3/22
C08K 7/10
C08K 9/02
C08K 9/04
C08K 9/06
B29C 67/00

Application no.

07844717.4

Keywords

Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - obvious alternative (main and auxiliary requests 1 to 13)

Application title

POWDER COMPOSITIONS AND METHODS OF MANUFACTURING ARTICLES THEREFROM

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T037815.20180504

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 541.549K)
T 0574/15 (EXTRAKTION MIT VERMINDERTER MULMBILDUNG/INVISTA) of 30.5.2018

Online on

11.07.2018

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

30.5.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B01J 31/40
B01J 38/56
B01D 11/04
C07C 253/10
C07C 253/32
B01J 31/18
B01J 31/24

Application no.

05798767.9

Keywords

Spät eingereichter Antrag - Rechtfertigung für späte Vorlage (ja)
Spät eingereichter Antrag - Hauptantrag
Änderung veranlasst durch Einspruchsgrund - Änderungen zulässig (ja)
Änderung veranlasst durch Einspruchsgrund - Hauptantrag
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hauptantrag

Application title

EXTRAKTION VON NICKEL(0)-KOMPLEXEN AUS NITRILGEMISCHEN MIT VERMINDERTER MULMBILDUNG

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T057415.20180530

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 468.005K)
T 0374/18 () of 7.6.2018

Online on

11.07.2018

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

7.6.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 31/702
A61K 31/733
A23L 1/30
A61K 35/74
A61P 37/00

Application no.

09762712.9

Keywords

Admissibility of appeal - missing statement of grounds

Application title

IMMUNE SYSTEM STIMULATING NUTRITION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T037418.20180607

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 219.930K)
R 0003/17 () of 24.5.2018

Online on

10.07.2018

Board

EBA

Decision date

24.5.2018

Proc. language

FR

IPC

C04B 26/02
C04B 28/02
C09K 3/22
C04B 24/26
C04B 24/36

Application no.

05110367.9

Keywords

Décision sur le recours sans avoir statué sur une requête pertinente pour cette décision. (Non).
Violation du droit d’être entendu. (Non).
Requête manifestement non fondée.

Application title

Composition de mortier, son procédé de préparation et son utilisation

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:R000317.20180524

Distribution

B

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 34.160K)
T 0266/14 () of 2.7.2018

Online on

10.07.2018

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

2.7.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A46B 9/06
A46B 15/00

Application no.

06002599.6

Keywords

Zulässigkeit der Beschwerde - (ja)
Zulässigkeit der Beschwerde - beschwerdefähige Entscheidung Rückzahlung der Beschwerdegebühr - (ja)
Rückzahlung der Beschwerdegebühr - entspricht der Billigkeit wegen eines wesentlichen Verfahrensmangels Wesentlicher Verfahrensmangel - (ja)
Zurückverweisung an die erste Instanz - wesentlicher Mangel im Verfahren vor der ersten Instanz (ja)

Application title

Zahnbürste und Verfahren zur Herstellung einer solchen Zahnbürste

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T026614.20180702

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 256.483K)
T 0119/15 () of 3.5.2018

Online on

10.07.2018

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

3.5.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B60C 5/14
B32B 25/08
B32B 25/14
B29D 30/26
B29D 30/30
B32B 25/16
B32B 27/30
B60C 1/00

Application no.

10006601.8

Keywords

Added subject-matter (yes)
Admissibility of late filed auxiliary request (no)

Application title

Polymer laminate and pneumatic tire using the same as inner liner

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T011915.20180503

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 345.490K)
T 1373/17 () of 3.5.2018

Online on

10.07.2018

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

3.5.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B62B 3/06

Application no.

99850213.2

Keywords

Admissibility of appeal - notice of appeal
Admissibility of appeal - name of appellant
Novelty - main request (yes)
Late-filed document - admitted (yes)
Auxiliary request 2a - admitted (yes)
Inventive step - main request (no)
Inventive step - auxiliary request 2a (no)

Application title

Control device for a tiller truck

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T137317.20180503

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 452.333K)
T 0224/18 (Prostate Cancer/CHAMPALIMAUD) of 19.6.2018

Online on

10.07.2018

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

19.6.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 19/00

Application no.

06825991.0

Keywords

Remittal to the department of first instance - fundamental deficiency in first instance proceedings (yes)

Application title

SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR TREATING, DIAGNOSING AND PREDICTING THE OCCURRENCE OF A MEDICAL CONDITION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T022418.20180619

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 263.199K)
T 1201/10 (Re-establishment / POLYGONE INTERNATIONAL) of 28.2.2018

Online on

09.07.2018

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

28.2.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 17/60

Application no.

02747302.4

Keywords

Re-establishment of rights (yes)
Re-establishment of rights - time limit for paying renewal fee
Re-establishment of rights - unrepresented applicant
Re-establishment of rights - due care on the part of the applicant
Re-establishment of rights - exceptional circumstances
Exclusion of documents from file inspection (yes)
T 0936/90 (of 22 July 1993)

Application title

SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR PERSONALISED INTERACTIVE AUTOMATED ELECTRONIC MARKETING

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T120110.20180228

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 317.621K)
T 1731/13 () of 8.6.2018

Online on

09.07.2018

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

8.6.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01L 33/00
C30B 25/02
C30B 29/40
H01L 21/20

Application no.

02013075.3

Keywords

Claims - main request and 2nd to 11th auxiliary requests
Claims - unclear characterization by parameters
Claims - clarity (no)
Late-filed request - 1st auxiliary request
Late-filed request - admitted (no)
Remittal to the department of first instance - (no)

Application title

A III nitride film and III nitride multilayer

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T173113.20180608

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 365.946K)
T 2498/13 () of 15.5.2018

Online on

09.07.2018

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

15.5.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F02M 25/07

Application no.

05745371.4

Keywords

Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

AN ARRANGEMENT FOR RECIRCULATION OF EXHAUST GASES OF A SUPER-CHARGED INTERNAL COMBUSTION ENGINE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T249813.20180515

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 313.019K)
T 2499/13 () of 15.5.2018

Online on

09.07.2018

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

15.5.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F02M 25/07

Application no.

05746658.3

Keywords

Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

AN ARRANGEMENT FOR RECIRCULATION OF EXHAUST GASES OF A SUPER-CHARGED INTERNAL COMBUSTION ENGINE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T249913.20180515

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 314.852K)
T 1456/14 () of 15.6.2018

Online on

09.07.2018

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

15.6.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A47L 9/00

Application no.

06706421.2

Keywords

Neuheit - (nein)

Application title

SAUGREINIGUNGSGERÄT

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T145614.20180615

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 311.046K)
T 0416/16 (Low precision high dynamic range/SINGULAR) of 3.7.2018

Online on

09.07.2018

Board

3.5.06

Decision date

3.7.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 7/483
G06F 7/523
H03K 19/177

Application no.

10790095.3

Keywords

Claims - clarity (no)
Sufficiency of disclosure - (no)

Application title

PROCESSING WITH COMPACT ARITHMETIC PROCESSING ELEMENT

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T041616.20180703

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 287.084K)
T 1495/11 (Super Print Capabilities File/EFI) of 6.6.2018

Online on

06.07.2018

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

6.6.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 3/12

Application no.

02709636.1

Keywords

-

Application title

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR AUTOMATICALLY MANAGING CAPABILITIES IN A VIRTUAL PRINTER GROUP

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T149511.20180606

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 268.247K)
T 0203/13 () of 6.6.2018

Online on

06.07.2018

Board

3.5.04

Decision date

6.6.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

H04N 5/335
H04N 5/225

Application no.

05804634.3

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hauptantrag, 2., 6. und 7. Hilfsantrag (nein)
Änderungen - unzulässige Erweiterung, 1. und 3. Hilfsantrag (ja)

Application title

Kameraanordnung mit Bildsensorabdichtung gegen Umwelteinflüsse

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T020313.20180606

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 402.150K)
T 2003/13 (Ophthalmic compositions/ J&J) of 26.4.2018

Online on

06.07.2018

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

26.4.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 9/00
G02B 1/04

Application no.

05823311.5

Keywords

Inventive step - Main and auxiliary requests 1 to 9 (no)
Late-filed auxiliary requests - admitted (yes)
Appeal decision - remittal to the department of first instance (yes)

Application title

Ophthalmic compositions comprising polyether substituted polymers

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T200313.20180426

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 362.363K)
T 0402/14 () of 12.6.2018

Online on

06.07.2018

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

12.6.2018

Proc. language

FR

IPC

D04H 3/04

Application no.

00420258.6

Keywords

Requêtes produites tardivement - requêtes principale et subsidiaires 1-3 - requêtes clairement admissibles - clarté (non)
Requêtes produites tardivement - requête subsidiaire 4 - requête clairement admissible (oui)
Décision sur le recours - renvoi à la première instance (oui)

Application title

Grille textile d'épaisseur réduite

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T040214.20180612

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 376.533K)
T 0829/15 (Network labelling information/ADVA) of 12.6.2018

Online on

06.07.2018

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

12.6.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04L 12/46

Application no.

12152169.4

Keywords

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

Application title

Method and network access device for accessing a virtual private network

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T082915.20180612

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 264.191K)
T 1268/16 () of 25.6.2018

Online on

06.07.2018

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

25.6.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C08J 5/00
C08K 5/10
C08K 5/103

Application no.

09165508.4

Keywords

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

Application title

Weichmacherzubereitungen

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T126816.20180625

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 276.862K)
T 0753/17 () of 12.6.2018

Online on

06.07.2018

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

12.6.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A23L 1/29
A23L 1/305
A23C 1/04
A61P 3/02
A23L 1/308

Application no.

08858188.9

Keywords

Late-filed request - request could have been filed in first instance proceedings (yes)
Amendments - allowable (no)

Application title

HIGH ENERGY LIQUID ENTERAL NUTRITIONAL COMPOSITION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T075317.20180612

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 358.794K)
T 0049/13 (Method of manufacturing a peritoneal dialysis solution/BAXTER … of 1.6.2018

Online on

05.07.2018

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

1.6.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12Q 1/37
C12Q 1/26
G01N 33/569

Application no.

05713781.2

Keywords

Substantial procedural violation - (no)
Amendments - allowable (no)

Application title

Methods for detection of microbial contaminants in peritoneal dialysis solutions

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T004913.20180601

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 370.668K)
T 0156/15 (Rapid acting compositions/ELI LILLY) of 27.2.2018

Online on

05.07.2018

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

27.2.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 9/00
A61K 38/28
A61K 9/20
A61K 38/00

Application no.

09007867.6

Keywords

Main request and auxiliary requests 10-16, 18 - subject-matter extends beyond content of earlier application (yes)
Late-filed auxiliary requests 1-9, 19 and 20
Late-filed auxiliary requests - admitted (no)
Auxiliary request 17 - Extension of scope of protection (yes)
Late submitted documents - admitted (no)

Application title

Rapid acting drug delivery compositions

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T015615.20180227

Distribution

B

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 420.732K)
T 0231/15 () of 12.6.2018

Online on

05.07.2018

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

12.6.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08F 10/02
C08F 4/654

Application no.

07791177.4

Keywords

Amendments - added subject-matter (no)
Sufficiency of disclosure - (yes)
Late-filed facts - submitted with the statement of grounds of appeal
Late-filed document - admitted (no)
Late-filed argument - admitted (yes)
Appeal decision - remittal to the department of first instance (yes)

Application title

ETHYLENE POLYMER PARTICLE, METHOD FOR PRODUCING THE SAME, AND MOLDED ARTICLE USING THE SAME

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T023115.20180612

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 545.230K)
T 1475/15 () of 24.4.2018

Online on

05.07.2018

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

24.4.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C09K 11/59

Application no.

07785354.7

Keywords

Grounds for opposition - insufficiency of disclosure (yes)

Application title

SILICATE-BASE LUMINESCENT MATERIALS HAVING MULTIPLE EMISSION PEAKS, PROCESSES FOR PREPARING THE SAME AND LIGHT EMITTING DEVICES USING THE SAME

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T147515.20180424

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 342.028K)
T 0675/16 (Entstickung/Scheuch) of 13.6.2018

Online on

05.07.2018

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

13.6.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B01D 53/86

Application no.

10727333.6

Keywords

Neuheit - (nein)
Neuheit - Hauptantrag, Hilfsanträge 1, 5, 6
Erweiterung des Schutzumfangs - Hilfsanträge 2,3,4
Spät eingereichter Hilfsantrag 7 - nicht zugelassen
Spät eingereichter Hilfsantrag 8 - zugelassen - gewährbar

Application title

VERFAHREN UND VORRICHTUNG ZUR ENTSTICKUNG VON RAUCHGASEN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T067516.20180613

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 425.840K)
T 1241/16 (Halogeniertes Polysilan/Nagarjuna) of 25.6.2018

Online on

05.07.2018

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

25.6.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B01J 12/00
C01B 33/107
H05H 1/24

Application no.

09753539.7

Keywords

Ausreichende Offenbarung - Ausführbarkeit (nein)

Application title

HALOGENIERTES POLYSILAN UND PLASMACHEMISCHES VERFAHREN ZU DESSEN HERSTELLUNG

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T124116.20180625

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 341.653K)
T 1242/16 (Halogeniertes Polysilan/Nagarjuna) of 27.6.2018

Online on

05.07.2018

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

27.6.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B01J 12/00
C01B 33/107

Application no.

09753540.5

Keywords

Ausreichende Offenbarung - Ausführbarkeit (nein)

Application title

HALOGENIERTES POLYSILAN UND THERMISCHES VERFAHREN ZU DESSEN HERSTELLUNG

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T124216.20180627

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 327.682K)
T 1421/17 () of 5.3.2018

Online on

05.07.2018

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

5.3.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

E04D 7/00
C04B 41/50

Application no.

01918272.4

Keywords

-

Application title

PROCESS FOR PROVIDING A PHOTOCATALYTIC COATING ON A SUBSTRATE AND COATED SUBSTRATE OBTAINABLE BY THE PROCESS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T142117.20180305

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 222.168K)
T 1174/14 () of 20.6.2018

Online on

04.07.2018

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

20.6.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

D01H 4/48

Application no.

04077813.6

Keywords

Amendments, clarity of amended claim (no)

Application title

Service trolley for open-end spinning machines

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T117414.20180620

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 285.564K)
T 1516/14 () of 8.6.2018

Online on

04.07.2018

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

8.6.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A22C 21/04
A22B 5/08

Application no.

07793848.8

Keywords

Sufficiency of disclosure - (yes)
Grounds for opposition - fresh ground for opposition (yes)
Referral to the Enlarged Board of Appeal - (no)
Remittal to the department of first instance - (yes)

Application title

DEVICE AND METHOD FOR SCALDING POULTRY

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T151614.20180608

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 351.347K)
T 2079/10 (Steuerung von zellulär aufgebauten Alarmsystemen/SWISSRE) of 19.4.2018

Online on

03.07.2018

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

19.4.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G06Q 40/00

Application no.

08004682.4

Keywords

Priorität - Grundlage im Prioritätsdokument (nein)
Priorität - Gültigkeit des Prioritätstags (nein)
Patentansprüche - Klarheit nach Änderung (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Mischung technischer und nichttechnischer Merkmale
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Mangelnde Berücksichtigung technischer Merkmale durch erste Instanz
Zurückverweisung an die erste Instanz - (ja)

Application title

Elektronische Steuerungsvorrichtung sowie Verfahren zur Steuerung von zellulär aufgebauten Alarmsystemen

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T207910.20180419

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 350.543K)
T 2058/12 (LIGHT THERAPY / Leto Holdings) of 28.6.2018

Online on

03.07.2018

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

28.6.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61N 5/06

Application no.

04754312.9

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)

Application title

HAND-HELD LIGHT THERAPY APPARATUS AND METHOD

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T205812.20180628

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 308.480K)
T 2119/13 (Weiterreichungsverfahren/IPCom) of 9.5.2018

Online on

03.07.2018

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

9.5.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

H04W 36/00
H04W 92/20

Application no.

07114706.0

Keywords

Änderungen - unzulässige Erweiterung (ja)

Application title

Weiterreichungsverfahren sowie entsprechende Mobilstation und Basisstation

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T211913.20180509

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 368.143K)
T 0486/14 () of 17.5.2018

Online on

03.07.2018

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

17.5.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F01D 5/00
B23K 9/235
B23K 15/00

Application no.

07252261.8

Keywords

Inventive step - main request (no)
Inventive step - effect not made credible within the whole scope of claim
Late-filed auxiliary requests - prima facie unclear
Late-filed auxiliary requests - request clearly allowable (no)

Application title

Enhanced weldability for high strength cast and wrought nickel superalloys

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T048614.20180517

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 345.082K)
T 1089/11 (Serum-free medium/BAVARIAN NORDIC) of 12.12.2017

Online on

02.07.2018

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

12.12.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12N 5/0735

Application no.

03766057.8

Keywords

Admission of documents (68) and (69) - (no)
Added matter - (no)
Clarity - (yes)
Sufficiency of disclosure - (yes)
Priority - (yes)
Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

METHOD FOR THE AMPLIFICATION OF A POXVIRUS UNDER SERUM FREE CONDITIONS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T108911.20171212

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 636.194K)
T 0736/12 (Glyphosate tolerant wheat plant/MONSANTO) of 5.12.2017

Online on

02.07.2018

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

5.12.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12N 15/82
C12N 15/10
A01H 5/12

Application no.

01973471.4

Keywords

"Main request - Inventive step (yes)"

Application title

Glyphosate tolerant wheat plant 33391 and compositions and methods for detection thereof

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T073612.20171205

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 326.994K)
T 1045/14 (Broadcast channel identification/CORE WIRELESS Licensing) of 8.6.2018

Online on

02.07.2018

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

8.6.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04H 20/00

Application no.

07734844.9

Keywords

Inventive step - all requests (no)

Application title

Broadcast channel identification

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T104514.20180608

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 336.358K)
T 0081/15 (Thermosensitiver Strich / VOITH PATENT) of 17.5.2018

Online on

02.07.2018

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

17.5.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

D21H 25/14

Application no.

05101506.3

Keywords

Zulässigkeit eines im Einspruchsverfahren nicht zugelassenen Dokuments: ja
Neuheit : ja
Erfinderische Tatigkeit : ja

Application title

Verfahren und Vorrichtung zum Behandeln einer Bahn aus Papier oder Karton

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T008115.20180517

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 467.836K)
T 2238/15 () of 11.4.2018

Online on

02.07.2018

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

11.4.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B62D 33/04
B60J 5/06

Application no.

09014068.2

Keywords

Offenkundige Vorbenutzung - Nichtzulassung eines rechtzeitig vorgelegten Beweisangebots durch die Einspruchsabteilung - Wesentlicher Verfahrensmangel (ja)
Keine verspätet vorgebrachten Tatsachen, sondern Argumente
Zurückverweisung an die erste Instanz - (ja)
Rückzahlung der Beschwerdegebühr - (ja)

Application title

Planenaufbau eines Nutzfahrzeugs

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T223815.20180411

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 472.434K)
T 1773/17 () of 26.6.2018

Online on

02.07.2018

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

26.6.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C08F 2/00
C08F 2/10
C08F 2/16
C08F 2/18
A61L 15/60
C08F 6/00

Application no.

08708656.7

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)

Application title

VERFAHREN ZUR HERSTELLUNG WASSERABSORBIERENDER POLYMERPARTIKEL DURCH POLYMERISATION VON TROPFEN EINER MONOMERLÖSUNG

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T177317.20180626

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 300.777K)

June 2018

T 2531/12 () of 16.5.2018

Online on

29.06.2018

Board

3.5.04

Decision date

16.5.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G06T 7/00

Application no.

07712485.7

Keywords

Änderungen - Erweiterung des Patentanspruchs
Änderungen - Hauptantrag (ja)
Patentansprüche - Klarheit
Patentansprüche - Hauptantrag (nein)
Spät eingereichter Antrag - Hilfsantrag zugelassen (nein)

Application title

Verfahren und Vorrichtung zur Generierung von Trackingkonfigurationen für Augmented-Reality-Anwendungen

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T253112.20180516

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 363.014K)
T 1179/13 () of 30.5.2018

Online on

29.06.2018

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

30.5.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A01K 5/00
A01F 29/00

Application no.

08154450.4

Keywords

Inventive step - auxiliary request (yes)
Divisional application - added subject-matter (no)
Divisional application - after amendment
Sufficiency of disclosure - (yes)
Late-filed evidence - admitted (no)

Application title

Apparatus and method for separating and mixing feed for live-stock

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T117913.20180530

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 365.046K)
T 1277/13 (Momentenüberwachung/BOSCH) of 29.5.2018

Online on

29.06.2018

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

29.5.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G05D 17/02
B60W 20/00

Application no.

06830745.3

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - alle Anträge (nein)

Application title

Verfahren zur Vereinfachung der Momentenüberwachung, insbesondere bei Hybridantrieben

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T127713.20180529

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 358.137K)
T 1403/13 () of 25.6.2018

Online on

29.06.2018

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

25.6.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B29C 63/08
D21H 19/00
E04C 2/22
D21G 3/00

Application no.

01128122.7

Keywords

Verspätetes Vorbringen - Dokument erstinstanzlich nicht zugelassen
Verspätetes Vorbringen - mit der Beschwerdebegründung erneut eingereicht
Verspätetes Vorbringen - zugelassen (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit (ja)

Application title

Tragbalken

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T140313.20180625

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 385.629K)
T 1740/13 () of 25.4.2018

Online on

29.06.2018

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

25.4.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A01J 7/02

Application no.

08075315.5

Keywords

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

Application title

Teat cup cleaning device and method related thereto

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T174013.20180425

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 331.489K)
T 1836/13 () of 13.3.2018

Online on

29.06.2018

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

13.3.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07C 17/358
C07C 21/18

Application no.

07119344.5

Keywords

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

Application title

Processes for geometric isomerization of halogenated olefins

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T183613.20180313

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 416.693K)
T 2133/13 (Push message filtering/HUAWEI) of 17.5.2018

Online on

29.06.2018

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

17.5.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04L 12/18

Application no.

08800887.5

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)

Application title

METHOD, DEVICE AND SYSTEM FOR CONTROLLING PUSH MESSAGE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T213313.20180517

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 286.201K)
T 0351/14 () of 9.5.2018

Online on

29.06.2018

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

9.5.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A24C 5/00

Application no.

05090118.0

Keywords

Änderungen - Erweiterung Haupt- Hilfsanträge 1-5 (ja)
Änderungen - Erweiterung des Schutzbereichs Hilfsantrag 27 (nein)
Klarheit - Hilfsantrag 27 (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hilfsantrag 27 (ja)

Application title

Verfahren und System zum Verfolgen von Produktdaten eines Produktmassenstroms in einer Transportspeicherstrecke der tabakverarbeitenden Industrie

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T035114.20180509

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 410.083K)
T 0687/14 () of 21.12.2017

Online on

29.06.2018

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

21.12.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B42D 15/00

Application no.

04293111.3

Keywords

Novelty - main request (no)
Novelty - auxiliary requests 1 and 2 (no)
Late-filed auxiliary requests 3 to 6
Late-filed auxiliary requests - amendments after arrangement of oral proceedings
Late-filed auxiliary requests - procedural economy (not admitted)
Late-filed auxiliary request 15 - previously withdrawn and re-submitted during oral proceedings (not admitted)

Application title

Security element having a digitised mark and security support or document comprising same

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T068714.20171221

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 690.299K)
T 0218/15 (Biofuel composition/Monsanto) of 19.6.2018

Online on

29.06.2018

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

19.6.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C11C 3/04
C11B 3/04
C11B 3/10
C11B 3/06
C10L 1/02
C10L 1/18

Application no.

04803094.4

Keywords

Novelty - (no)
Novelty - Main Request
Inventive step - (no)
Inventive step - Auxiliary Requests II and III
Late-filed auxiliary requests - admitted (no)
Late-filed auxiliary requests - Auxiliary Request IV

Application title

A NEW BIOFUEL COMPOSITION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T021815.20180619

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 507.900K)
T 1462/15 () of 15.5.2018

Online on

29.06.2018

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

15.5.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C08G 69/46

Application no.

09765919.7

Keywords

Spät eingereichter Antrag - Rechtfertigung für späte Vorlage (ja)
Neuheit - (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (nein)

Application title

KONTINUIERLICHES VERFAHREN ZUR MEHRSTUFIGEN TROCKNUNG UND NACHKONDENSATION VON POLYAMIDGRANULAT

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T146215.20180515

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 457.606K)
T 1992/16 () of 18.6.2018

Online on

29.06.2018

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

18.6.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B42D 15/00

Application no.

09709671.3

Keywords

Hauptantrag - Zulassung (nein), weil zu seiner Vorlage bereits im erstinstanzlichen Verfahren Veranlassung bestand

Application title

Sicherheitselement und Verfahren zu seiner Herstellung

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T199216.20180618

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 316.956K)
T 2325/16 () of 20.6.2018

Online on

29.06.2018

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

20.6.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F02B 23/06

Application no.

11702487.7

Keywords

Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

DIRECT INJECTION DIESEL ENGINES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T232516.20180620

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 317.426K)
T 2634/17 () of 26.6.2018

Online on

29.06.2018

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

26.6.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B65D 33/04
B65D 33/00

Application no.

06116276.4

Keywords

Admissibility of appeal - missing statement of grounds

Application title

Package comprising holistic coding system

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T263417.20180626

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 223.767K)
T 1626/13 () of 17.5.2018

Online on

28.06.2018

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

17.5.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B29C 67/24
B29C 70/58
C08K 3/04
C08L 21/00

Application no.

97917754.0

Keywords

Inventive step - main request (no)
Late-filed auxiliary requests - admitted (yes)
Amendments - added subject-matter
Amendments - first auxiliary request (yes)
Sufficiency of disclosure - second auxiliary request (yes)
Remittal to the department of first instance (yes)

Application title

Novel elastomer composites, method and apparatus

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T162613.20180517

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 474.016K)
T 1134/14 (Touch key activation/KYOCERA) of 8.6.2018

Online on

28.06.2018

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

8.6.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 3/041
G06F 3/048
H03M 11/04
G06F 3/01

Application no.

09834535.8

Keywords

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

Application title

INPUT DEVICE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T113414.20180608

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 278.016K)
T 1898/14 () of 22.6.2018

Online on

28.06.2018

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

22.6.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61F 13/15
D04H 5/06
A61F 13/535
A61F 13/534

Application no.

02733818.5

Keywords

Basis of decision - text or agreement to text withdrawn by patent proprietor
Basis of decision - revocation of the patent at request of the patent proprietor

Application title

ABSORBENT ARTICLE HAVING A MULTILAYER BLENDED CORE AND A METHOD OF FORMING

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T189814.20180622

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 239.906K)
T 1977/15 () of 7.5.2018

Online on

28.06.2018

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

7.5.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A23G 1/32
A23G 3/00
A23G 3/26
A23G 3/34
A23G 3/54
A23G 1/04
A23G 1/40
A23G 1/30
A23G 3/20
A23G 1/54
A23G 1/00

Application no.

09165039.0

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)

Application title

Process for producing a confectionery product

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T197715.20180507

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 309.063K)
T 1156/16 (Oxycodone sustained release dosage form/EURO-CELTIQUE) of 5.7.2017

Online on

28.06.2018

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

5.7.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 31/485
A61P 25/36

Application no.

06111805.5

Keywords

Claims - clarity after amendment (no)

Application title

Pharmaceutical oral dosage form comprising a combination of an opioid agonist and opioid antagonist

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T115616.20170705

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 407.046K)
T 0015/11 (Icodextrin/BAXTER) of 4.5.2018

Online on

27.06.2018

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

4.5.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 31/718
A61M 1/28

Application no.

03799967.9

Keywords

main request - clarity (no)
auxiliary request 1 - clarity (no)
auxiliary requests 2, 4, 6 - added subject-matter (yes)
auxiliary requests 3, 5 - inventive step - (no)
auxiliary request 7 - added subject-matter (no)
remittal to the department of first instance (yes)

Application title

BIOCOMPATIBLE DIALYSIS FLUIDS CONTAINING ICODEXTRINS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T001511.20180504

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 389.387K)
T 0368/13 () of 7.6.2018

Online on

27.06.2018

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

7.6.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

H01R 13/627

Application no.

01956569.6

Keywords

Neuheit - Hauptantrag (nein)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - erster und zweiter Hilfsantrag (nein)
Spät eingereichter dritter Hilfsantrag - zugelassen (nein)

Application title

Explosionsgeschützte Verbindungsvorrichtung

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T036813.20180607

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 321.486K)
T 2032/13 (Identifizieren eines mobilen Endgeräts/THALES) of 25.5.2018

Online on

27.06.2018

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

25.5.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

H04W 12/02

Application no.

06753729.0

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (nein)

Application title

Verfahren und Vorrichtung zum Identifizieren eines mobilen Endgeräts in einem digitalen zellulären Mobilfunknetz

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T203213.20180525

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 311.889K)
T 2067/13 (Hinterohr-Hörgerät/SONOVA) of 19.6.2018

Online on

27.06.2018

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

19.6.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

H04R 25/02
H04R 1/22

Application no.

99924637.4

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (nein)

Application title

Hinterohr-Hörgerät

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T206713.20180619

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 275.096K)
T 0678/14 (Data-warehouse application programs/SAP) of 22.6.2018

Online on

27.06.2018

Board

3.5.07

Decision date

22.6.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 17/30

Application no.

04734840.4

Keywords

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

Application title

Data processing system and method for application programs in a data warehouse

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T067814.20180622

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 336.080K)
T 0994/14 () of 29.5.2018

Online on

27.06.2018

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

29.5.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

D06F 39/02

Application no.

07112436.6

Keywords

Grounds for opposition - Novelty (no)
Inventive step - auxiliary requests 1-4 (no)
Amendments - added subject-matter
Amendments - auxiliary request 5 (yes)
Claims - clarity
Claims - auxiliary request 6 (no)
Late-filed auxiliary requests 7, 8
Late-filed auxiliary requests - admitted (no)

Application title

Dosing and dispensing device

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T099414.20180529

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 478.020K)
T 1950/14 () of 24.4.2018

Online on

27.06.2018

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

24.4.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B24B 1/00
B24B 5/01
B24B 5/04
B24B 5/42

Application no.

07105035.5

Keywords

Late-filed document - admitted (yes)
Late-filed argument - justification for late filing (no)
Amendments - added subject-matter (no)
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

Grinding method and grinding machine

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T195014.20180424

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 346.740K)
T 1976/14 () of 29.5.2018

Online on

27.06.2018

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

29.5.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F41H 7/02
F41H 7/04

Application no.

02754175.4

Keywords

-

Application title

SCHÜTZENPANZER

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T197614.20180529

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 400.442K)
T 0656/15 () of 19.4.2018

Online on

27.06.2018

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

19.4.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B62D 29/00
C08J 9/00

Application no.

07003645.4

Keywords

Claims - clarity (yes)
Amendments - allowable (yes)
Grounds for opposition - fresh ground for opposition (yes)
Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

Expandable material and fastenable member for sealing, baffling or reinforcing and method of forming same

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T065615.20180419

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 317.740K)
T 0550/16 () of 14.5.2018

Online on

27.06.2018

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

14.5.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F41H 7/02

Application no.

10004558.2

Keywords

-

Application title

Modularer Ausrüstungsträger

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T055016.20180514

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 351.012K)
T 2032/16 () of 29.5.2018

Online on

27.06.2018

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

29.5.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B65D 85/804
A47J 31/06
A47J 31/36

Application no.

10166559.4

Keywords

Right to be heard - violation (no)
Divisional application - added subject-matter (no)
Divisional application - after amendment
Late-filed request - adjournment of oral proceedings would have been required (no)

Application title

System and method for preparing a beverage

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T203216.20180529

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 342.523K)
T 1195/13 () of 5.6.2018

Online on

26.06.2018

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

5.6.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A61B 5/00

Application no.

05743233.8

Keywords

Antrag eindeutig gewährbar (ja) - zugelassen (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)

Application title

VORRICHTUNG ZUR ERFASSUNG DER SCHWERE EINER ERKRANKUNG

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T119513.20180605

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 284.853K)
T 2344/14 () of 17.4.2018

Online on

26.06.2018

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

17.4.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F16D 35/02
F04D 25/02

Application no.

00301130.1

Keywords

Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

Enhanced fan and fan drive assembly

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T234414.20180417

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 307.556K)
T 0338/15 () of 23.4.2018

Online on

26.06.2018

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

23.4.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C21C 1/10

Application no.

07252936.5

Keywords

-

Application title

Improved method of producing ductile iron

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T033815.20180423

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 268.290K)
T 0435/15 () of 14.5.2018

Online on

26.06.2018

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

14.5.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B23P 6/00
B23K 9/04
B23K 26/34
F01D 5/00

Application no.

09250652.6

Keywords

Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

Method of restoring an airfoil blade

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T043515.20180514

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 315.079K)
T 1150/15 (Integrase inhibitors/SHIONOGI) of 11.10.2017

Online on

26.06.2018

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

11.10.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07D 207/38
C07D 403/04
C07D 405/04
C07D 405/06
C07D 413/04
C07D 401/04
C07D 413/06
C07D 407/06
C07D 417/06
C07D 409/06
C07D 403/06
A61K 31/366
A61K 31/4015
A61K 31/4025
A61K 31/4155
A61K 31/4178
A61K 31/42
A61K 31/43
A61K 31/44
A61K 31/50
A61P 31/18

Application no.

02749384.0

Keywords

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

Application title

ANTIVIRAL AGENT

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T115015.20171011

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 507.586K)
T 1784/15 (Glycosylated antibodies/HOFFMANN-LA ROCHE) of 22.6.2017

Online on

26.06.2018

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

22.6.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07K 16/28
C12P 21/00
A61K 39/395
A61P 35/00
A61P 37/00
C07K 16/00

Application no.

07724105.7

Keywords

Main request - requirements of the EPC met (yes)
Late-filed line of argument - admission into the appeal proceedings (no)

Application title

Glycosylated antibodies

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T178415.20170622

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 627.104K)
T 0321/16 (Sprühtrocknung/BASF) of 5.6.2018

Online on

26.06.2018

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

5.6.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C01B 37/00
C01B 39/00
B01J 29/04

Application no.

00962299.4

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (nein)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - nachträglich geltend gemachte technische Wirkung
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - nicht in den ursprünglichen Unterlagen enthaltene Vergleichsversuche
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - berücksichtigt (nein)

Application title

VERFAHREN ZUR HERSTELLUNG EINES KRISTALLINEN, ZEOLITHISCHEN FESTSTOFFS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T032116.20180605

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 326.392K)
T 0441/16 (Filtervorrichtung/Hydac) of 16.5.2018

Online on

26.06.2018

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

16.5.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B01D 35/30
B01D 29/96

Application no.

05715722.4

Keywords

Spät eingereichter Antrag - zugelassen (ja)
Patentansprüche - mangelnde Klarheit kein Einspruchsgrund
Änderungen - zulässig (ja)
Änderungen - unzulässige Erweiterung (nein)
Neuheit - (ja)

Application title

FILTERVORRICHTUNG UND FILTERELEMENT

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T044116.20180516

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 357.751K)
T 0830/16 () of 15.1.2018

Online on

26.06.2018

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

15.1.2018

Proc. language

FR

IPC

B29C 49/42
B29C 49/78

Application no.

11189032.3

Keywords

Recevabilité des requêtes de la titulaire (oui)
Demande divisionnaire - extension de l'objet de la demande parente (oui : requête principale et requêtes auxiliaires 1 et 2 ; non : requête auxiliaire 3)
Renvoi à la première instance (oui)

Application title

Dispositif de transport d'un corps creux, installation pourvue de tels dispositifs et procédé de convoyage d'un corps creux solidarisé à un tel dispositif.

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T083016.20180115

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 445.958K)
T 0841/16 (Business rule interface/AB INITIO) of 5.6.2018

Online on

26.06.2018

Board

3.5.06

Decision date

5.6.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 9/44
G06N 5/04

Application no.

08732897.7

Keywords

Inventive step - all requests (no)

Application title

EDITING AND COMPILING BUSINESS RULES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T084116.20180605

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 326.219K)
T 2057/12 () of 9.5.2018

Online on

25.06.2018

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

9.5.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01Q 1/12
H05B 3/84
H01R 12/08

Application no.

03776863.7

Keywords

Inventive step - closest prior art (selected in a remote technical field
Inventive step - yes
Inventive step - if justified)
Selection of closest prior art - consequences on the definition of the skilled person

Application title

MOTOR VEHICLE GLASS PANE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T205712.20180509

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 427.692K)
T 1415/13 () of 30.5.2018

Online on

25.06.2018

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

30.5.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61B 5/04
A61B 5/05

Application no.

00986240.0

Keywords

Oral proceedings - held in absence of appellant
Amendments - intermediate generalisation
Amendments - extension beyond the content of the application as filed (yes)

Application title

ELECTROMYOGRAPHY SYSTEM

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T141513.20180530

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 262.509K)
T 0026/14 () of 13.6.2018

Online on

25.06.2018

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

13.6.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08F 2/26
C08F 14/00
C08J 3/16
C08J 9/00

Application no.

06811856.1

Keywords

Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

PROCESS FOR PRODUCING AN AQUEOUS POLYTETRAFLUOROETHYLENE EMULSION, AND POLYTETRAFLUOROETHYLENE FINE POWDER AND POROUS MATERIAL PRODUCED FROM THE SAME

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T002614.20180613

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 342.514K)
T 1044/14 (Method of treating prostate cancer/FERRING) of 1.2.2018

Online on

25.06.2018

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

1.2.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 38/09
A61P 35/00

Application no.

09709538.4

Keywords

Main request - novelty - (no)
Auxiliary request - amendments - allowable (no)

Application title

Method of treating prostate cancer with the GNRH antagonist degarelix

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T104414.20180201

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 360.109K)
T 1765/14 (Method for preparing influenza vaccine/SEQIRUS) of 24.10.2017

Online on

25.06.2018

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

24.10.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 39/145

Application no.

11184022.9

Keywords

Main request - requirements of the EPC met - (yes)

Application title

Influenza vaccines containing hemagglutinin and matrix proteins

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T176514.20171024

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 389.475K)
T 1842/14 (Absichern einer kryptographischen Berechnung/INFINEON TECHNOLOGIES) of 20.6.2018

Online on

25.06.2018

Board

3.5.07

Decision date

20.6.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G06F 17/10

Application no.

02774716.1

Keywords

Übertragung der Einsprechendenstellung (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hauptantrag (ja)

Application title

Verfahren und Vorrichtung zum Absichern einer Berechnung in einem kryptographischen Algorithmus

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T184214.20180620

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 379.068K)
T 0212/15 () of 11.4.2018

Online on

25.06.2018

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

11.4.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F16F 15/22
B64C 27/00

Application no.

07872223.8

Keywords

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

Application title

ROTARY WING AIRCRAFT ROTATING MACHINERY VIBRATION CONTROL SYSTEM

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T021215.20180411

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 339.954K)
T 0935/15 () of 27.3.2018

Online on

25.06.2018

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

27.3.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B60R 25/20
G07C 5/00

Application no.

08159615.7

Keywords

Main Request - not admitted into the proceedings
Undisclosed subject-matter, extension of scope of protection - auxiliary requests 1 to 3 (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)
Inventive step - patent in amended form according to the decision of the opposition division

Application title

Remote control method and system, vehicle with remote controllable function, and control server

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T093515.20180327

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D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 318.412K)
T 1076/15 () of 13.3.2018

Online on

25.06.2018

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

13.3.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F21S 8/00
F21V 7/04
F21W 111/00
F21Y 101/02

Application no.

06110676.1

Keywords

Late-filed request - admitted (yes)
Amendments - allowable (yes)
Late-filed document - admitted (yes)
Remittal to the department of first instance - (no)
Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

Beacon light with reflector and light emitting diodes

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T107615.20180313

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 454.943K)
T 1400/15 () of 13.4.2018

Online on

25.06.2018

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

13.4.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C22C 21/14
C22C 21/16
C22C 21/12
C22F 1/057
C22C 1/06

Application no.

05771324.0

Keywords

Novelty
Inventive step

Application title

2000 SERIES ALLOYS WITH ENHANCED DAMAGE TOLERANCE PERFORMANCE FOR AEROSPACE APPLICATIONS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T140015.20180413

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 531.573K)
T 2345/15 () of 27.2.2018

Online on

25.06.2018

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

27.2.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B21B 13/14

Application no.

07725995.0

Keywords

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

Application title

WALZGERÜST ZUR HERSTELLUNG VON WALZBAND ODER BLECH

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T234515.20180227

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Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 483.866K)
T 1102/12 (Redrawing tranparent windows/THOMSON LICENSING) of 12.6.2018

Online on

22.06.2018

Board

3.5.06

Decision date

12.6.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 9/44

Application no.

03079184.2

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)

Application title

Method of drawing in a window

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T110212.20180612

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 277.778K)
T 1748/14 () of 22.3.2018

Online on

22.06.2018

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

22.3.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C23C 22/34
C23C 22/36
C09D 5/12

Application no.

05807819.7

Keywords

Änderungen - Erweiterung über den Inhalt der Anmeldung in der eingereichten Fassung hinaus (nein)
Änderungen - Erweiterung des Patentanspruchs (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - nicht naheliegende Alternative

Application title

VERFAHREN ZUR BESCHICHTUNG VON METALLISCHEN OBERFLÄCHEN MIT EINER WÄSSRIGEN SILAN/SILANOL/SILOXAN/POLYSILOXAN ENTHALTENDEN ZUSAMMENSETZUNG UND DIESE ZUSAMMENSETZUNG

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T174814.20180322

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D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 376.087K)
T 0040/15 () of 18.6.2018

Online on

22.06.2018

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

18.6.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61F 13/49
A61F 13/56
A61F 13/62
A61F 13/15
A61F 13/496

Application no.

05785211.3

Keywords

Lapse of patent in all designated states - continuation of appeal proceedings (yes)
Late submitted document - admitted (yes)
Novelty - (no)

Application title

ABSORPTIVE ARTICLE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T004015.20180618

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Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 286.915K)
T 0353/15 () of 23.3.2018

Online on

22.06.2018

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

23.3.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B63B 17/00
B66F 7/20
B66C 13/02
B66F 11/04

Application no.

07768911.5

Keywords

Inventive step (yes)

Application title

VESSEL, MOTION PLATFORM, METHOD FOR COMPENSATING MOTIONS OF A VESSEL AND USE OF A STEWART PLATFORM

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T035315.20180323

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 293.975K)
T 1257/15 () of 18.4.2018

Online on

22.06.2018

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

18.4.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B60J 7/043
B60J 7/04

Application no.

09167600.7

Keywords

Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

Panoramic roof module assemblies for vehicles

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T125715.20180418

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 323.118K)
T 0046/16 (Abschlusselement mit Schenkeln/MANN+HUMMEL GMBH) of 7.6.2018

Online on

22.06.2018

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

7.6.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B01D 46/52
B01D 46/00
B60H 3/06
B01D 46/10

Application no.

08102669.2

Keywords

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

Application title

Filterelement

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T004616.20180607

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D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 282.624K)
T 2582/16 () of 23.11.2017

Online on

22.06.2018

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

23.11.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B29C 47/16
B29C 47/32

Application no.

11790897.0

Keywords

Klarheit des Hauptantrags (nein)
Zulässigkeit des neuen ersten Hilfsantrags (ja)
Klarheit des ersten Hilfsantrags (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit (ja: Anspruch 1)
Zurückverweisung an die erste Instanz (ja)

Application title

Verfahren zur Herstellung von Lichtleitkörpern und deren Verwendung in Beleuchtungseinheit

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T258216.20171123

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 385.552K)
T 0002/12 (Mutant allergens/ALK-ABELLO) of 18.6.2018

Online on

21.06.2018

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

18.6.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12N 15/29

Application no.

01996610.0

Keywords

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

Application title

MUTANT ALLERGENS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T000212.20180618

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 238.032K)
T 0661/12 () of 17.5.2018

Online on

21.06.2018

Board

3.5.04

Decision date

17.5.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04N 5/08
H04N 5/44
H04N 17/04
H04N 5/46

Application no.

10156790.7

Keywords

Inventive step - main and auxiliary requests (no)

Application title

Method and circuit for recovering the correct timing of a received analogue video signal

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T066112.20180517

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 332.013K)
T 2313/12 () of 9.5.2018

Online on

21.06.2018

Board

3.5.04

Decision date

9.5.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04N 7/24
H04N 5/00

Application no.

00402640.7

Keywords

Request for a video conference (no)
Claims - clarity
Claims - main and first auxiliary request (no)
Inventive step - second auxiliary request (no)

Application title

User preference information structure having multiple hierarchical structure and method for providing multimedia information

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T231312.20180509

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 429.331K)
T 2372/12 (Individualized radio program/SONY) of 3.5.2018

Online on

21.06.2018

Board

3.5.07

Decision date

3.5.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 17/30

Application no.

10169768.8

Keywords

Inventive step - all requests (no)

Application title

Mobile audio player with individualized radio program

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T237212.20180503

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 459.519K)
T 0655/13 () of 18.6.2018

Online on

21.06.2018

Board

3.5.04

Decision date

18.6.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04N 7/26
H04N 7/32

Application no.

06843675.7

Keywords

Appealed decision sufficiently reasoned (no)
Remittal to the department of first instance and reimbursement of the appeal fee - fundamental deficiency in first instance proceedings (yes)

Application title

VIDEO ENCODING METHOD, DECODING METHOD, DEVICE THEREOF, PROGRAM THEREOF, AND STORAGE MEDIUM CONTAINS THE PROGRAM

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T065513.20180618

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 459.968K)
T 1180/14 (Scheduling assignments/LG) of 13.4.2018

Online on

21.06.2018

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

13.4.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04L 12/28

Application no.

10190387.0

Keywords

Lack of essential features - main request (yes): definition of T 32/82 and T 2001/12 followed
Inventive step - auxiliary request (yes, after amendments)
Reimbursement of appeal fee - (no)

Application title

Method of scheduling an uplink packet transmission channel in a mobile communication system

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T118014.20180413

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 411.612K)
T 1194/15 () of 24.4.2018

Online on

21.06.2018

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

24.4.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B32B 5/02
F16L 55/165

Application no.

08705924.2

Keywords

Main request: added subject-matter (no), sufficiency of disclosure (yes), inventive step (yes)

Application title

CURED IN PLACE PIPE LINER

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T119415.20180424

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D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 428.739K)
T 1394/15 () of 29.9.2017

Online on

21.06.2018

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

29.9.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B42D 25/00

Application no.

07789190.1

Keywords

Experimental data: not taken into account
Novelty (no; all requests on file)

Application title

Photonic Crystal Security Device

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T139415.20170929

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 338.263K)
T 2237/15 (Desulfurization of naphtha / SAUDI ARABIAN OIL) of 13.6.2018

Online on

21.06.2018

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

13.6.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C10G 45/02
C10G 7/00
B01D 3/00

Application no.

04778127.3

Keywords

Amendments - added subject-matter (yes)
Amendments - main Request and First Auxiliary Request

Application title

Desulfurization of a naphtha gasoline stream derived from a fluid catalytic cracking unit

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T223715.20180613

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 335.483K)
T 0030/16 (Filtration module/SPF) of 8.5.2018

Online on

21.06.2018

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

8.5.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B01D 29/56

Application no.

06848465.8

Keywords

Claims - support in the description (yes)
Claims - essential features

Application title

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR THE FILTRATION OF BIOLOGICAL SOLUTIONS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T003016.20180508

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 297.681K)
T 0035/16 () of 8.5.2018

Online on

21.06.2018

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

8.5.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B60T 7/04
B60T 17/18

Application no.

01956571.2

Keywords

Zulassung des in der mündlichen Verhandlung eingereichten neuen Hauptantrags - (ja)
Änderungen - Klarheit eines Merkmals aus der Beschreibung (ja)
Änderungen - unzulässige Erweiterung (nein)
Änderungen - Erweiterung des Schutzbereiches (nein)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)
Zurückverweisung an die erste Instanz - (ja)

Application title

SYSTEM, POSITIONSGEBER UND EMPFANGSEINRICHTUNG ZUR SICHEREN ÜBERTRAGUNG DER POSITION EINES BETÄTIGUNGSELEMENTS SOWIE DESSEN VERWENDUNG

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T003516.20180508

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 449.570K)
T 1225/16 (Resource management/ZHIGU) of 6.6.2018

Online on

21.06.2018

Board

3.5.06

Decision date

6.6.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 9/00

Application no.

01923030.9

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)

Application title

RESOURCE MANAGER ARCHITECTURE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T122516.20180606

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 305.298K)
T 0074/15 () of 17.5.2018

Online on

20.06.2018

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

17.5.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08K 5/42
C08L 67/00
B32B 27/34
B32B 27/36

Application no.

06792394.6

Keywords

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

Application title

POLYAMIDES AND POLYESTERS BLENDED WITH A LITHIUM SALT INTERFACIAL TENSION REDUCING AGENT

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T007415.20180517

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 490.112K)
T 2132/16 (Fetal chromosomal aneuploidy/CHINESE UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG) of 12.9.2017

Online on

20.06.2018

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

12.9.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 19/00
C12Q 1/68

Application no.

08776043.5

Keywords

Late filed evidence - not admitted
Added matter - (no)
Clarity and sufficiency of disclosure - (yes)
Priority - (no)
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

DIAGNOSING FETAL CHROMOSOMAL ANEUPLOIDY USING GENOMIC SEQUENCING

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T213216.20170912

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 672.166K)
T 1608/13 () of 8.5.2018

Online on

19.06.2018

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

8.5.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61M 1/16

Application no.

03781225.2

Keywords

Sufficiency of disclosure - relationship between Article 83 and Article 84
Grounds for opposition - lack of clarity no ground for opposition - insufficiency of disclosure (no)
Appeal decision - remittal to the department of first instance (yes)

Application title

PERM SELECTIVE ASYMMETRIC HOLLOW FIBRE MEMBRANE FOR THE SEPARATION OF TOXIC MEDIATORS FROM BLOOD

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T160813.20180508

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 366.121K)
T 0027/14 () of 6.3.2018

Online on

19.06.2018

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

6.3.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C23C 14/40
C22C 29/08

Application no.

08446001.3

Keywords

Sufficiency of disclosure - reproducibility (no)
Late-filed evidence - submitted shortly before oral proceedings
Right to be heard - opportunity to comment (no)
Right to be heard - substantial procedural violation (yes)
Reimbursement of appeal fee - (no)
Remittal to the department of first instance - (no)

Application title

Texture-hardened alpha-alumina coated tool

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T002714.20180306

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 427.953K)
T 0187/14 () of 20.3.2018

Online on

19.06.2018

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

20.3.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C23C 8/52

Application no.

01998669.4

Keywords

Novelty - (yes)
Novelty - implicit disclosure (no)
Inventive step - non-obvious alternative

Application title

METHOD OF SALT BATH NITRIDING FOR PRODUCING IRON MEMBER HAVING IMPROVED CORROSION RESISTANCE AND IRON PARTS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T018714.20180320

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 368.794K)
T 0872/14 (Emulation von Schaltkreisentwürfen/SYNOPSYS) of 23.4.2018

Online on

19.06.2018

Board

3.5.07

Decision date

23.4.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G06F 17/50

Application no.

03016640.9

Keywords

Neuheit - nach Änderung (ja)

Application title

Vorrichtung zur Emulation von Entwürfen für integrierte Schaltkreise

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T087214.20180423

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 356.369K)
T 0010/15 () of 14.6.2018

Online on

19.06.2018

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

14.6.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61F 13/15

Application no.

08719678.8

Keywords

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

Application title

ARRAY OF GENDER-SPECIFIC, DISPOSABLE, ADULT-INCONTINENCE ARTICLES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T001015.20180614

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 223.954K)
T 0137/15 () of 24.4.2018

Online on

19.06.2018

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

24.4.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08G 64/18
G03G 5/05

Application no.

05741587.9

Keywords

Amendments - allowable (yes)
Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - unexpected improvement shown
Referral to the Enlarged Board of Appeal - (no)

Application title

POLYCARBONATE RESIN AND ELECTROPHOTOGRAPHIC PHOTOSENSITIVE MEMBER USING SAME

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T013715.20180424

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 875.479K)
T 0376/16 (Interlayer for laminated glass/Sekisui) of 26.4.2018

Online on

19.06.2018

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

26.4.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C03C 27/12
B32B 17/10
C08J 5/18
C08K 5/103
C08L 29/14

Application no.

07744395.0

Keywords

Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

INTERLAYER FOR LAMINATED GLASS AND LAMINATED GLASS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T037616.20180426

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 319.260K)
T 1428/11 (In Glass/BLACKBERRY) of 8.5.2018

Online on

18.06.2018

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

8.5.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 3/041

Application no.

07251889.7

Keywords

Amendments - appeal proceedings
Amendments - broadening of claim (yes)
Inventive step - (no)
Late-filed auxiliary requests - request clearly allowable (no)

Application title

In glass touch screen

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T142811.20180508

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 281.807K)
T 1004/13 () of 4.5.2018

Online on

18.06.2018

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

4.5.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61B 17/16
A61B 17/17
A61B 17/00

Application no.

06792229.4

Keywords

Sufficiency of disclosure (yes)
Inventive step (yes)

Application title

A SURGICAL DRILL, A SET OF SURGICAL DRILLS AND A SYSTEM FOR CUTTING BONE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T100413.20180504

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 296.410K)
T 1224/13 () of 13.6.2018

Online on

18.06.2018

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

13.6.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

H01L 21/28
H01L 21/338
H01L 21/285
H01L 29/423
H01L 29/66

Application no.

03720479.9

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)

Application title

VERFAHREN ZUR HERSTELLUNG EINES HALBLEITERBAUELEMENTES UND DANACH HERGESTELLTES HALBLEITERBAULELEMENT

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T122413.20180613

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 307.888K)
T 1387/13 () of 6.6.2018

Online on

18.06.2018

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

6.6.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G02F 1/13357

Application no.

09154919.6

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)

Application title

Apparatus and methods for multiplanar optical diffusers and display panels for using the same

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T138713.20180606

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 321.724K)
T 1650/13 () of 15.5.2018

Online on

18.06.2018

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

15.5.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G07C 9/00
G06K 9/00
G07F 7/10

Application no.

06250510.2

Keywords

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

Application title

Method of modification of authorization details for a biometrics authentication device, biometrics authentication method, and biometrics authentication device

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T165013.20180515

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 355.824K)
T 1680/13 () of 9.2.2018

Online on

18.06.2018

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

9.2.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A47G 27/04
E04B 1/62
E04D 5/14

Application no.

-

Keywords

Neuheit - (nein)
Vertagung der mündlichen Verhandlung - (nein)
Kostenverteilung - (nein)

Application title

SCHUTZEINRICHTUNG ZUM ANBRINGEN AN EINEM GEBÄUDETEIL, ANORDNUNG AUS EINEM GEBÄUDETEIL UND EINER SCHUTZEINRICHTUNG SOWIE VERFAHREN ZUM SICHERN EINER GEBÄUDEUMGEBUNG UND VERFAHREN ZUM HERSTELLEN VON GEBÄUDETEILEN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T168013.20180209

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D

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Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 345.318K)
T 2306/13 () of 9.5.2018

Online on

18.06.2018

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

9.5.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G09B 7/00
A63F 13/10
G06F 3/048

Application no.

10708743.9

Keywords

Neuheit - Hauptantrag (nein)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hilfsantrag (nein)
Spät eingereichter Antrag - zugelassen (nein)

Application title

EINGABEVORRICHTUNG UND VERFAHREN ZUM BEREITSTELLEN EINES EINER SENSORFELDBELEGUNG ZUGEORDNETEN AUSGANGSSIGNALS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T230613.20180509

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Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 403.340K)
T 0845/14 () of 13.6.2018

Online on

18.06.2018

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

13.6.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G01F 23/26
G01F 23/00

Application no.

01955368.4

Keywords

Neuheit - Hauptantrag (nein)
Änderungen - Hilfsantrag
Änderungen - zulässig (nein)

Application title

VORRICHTUNG ZUR MESSUNG DES FÜLLSTANDS EINES FÜLLGUTS IN EINEM BEHÄLTER

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T084514.20180613

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D

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Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 293.993K)
T 0118/15 () of 11.6.2018

Online on

18.06.2018

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

11.6.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C22F 1/10
B23P 6/04

Application no.

03756486.1

Keywords

Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

PROPERTY RECOVERING METHOD FOR NICKEL SUPERALLOY

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T011815.20180611

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D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 269.660K)
T 0164/15 () of 25.4.2018

Online on

18.06.2018

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

25.4.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B23C 3/00

Application no.

09777187.7

Keywords

Spät eingereichte Anträge - Rechtfertigung für späte Vorlage (ja)
Neuheit - Hauptantrag (nein)
Klarheit - Hilfsantrag (nein)

Application title

VERFAHREN ZUR HERSTELLUNG EINES FERTIGTEILS AUS EINEM ROHTEIL MITTELS EINES FRÄSWERKZEUGES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T016415.20180425

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Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 338.122K)
T 1193/15 (Compositions cosmétiques détergentes comprenant quatre tensioactifs, … of 24.4.2018

Online on

18.06.2018

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

24.4.2018

Proc. language

FR

IPC

A61K 8/44
A61K 8/46
A61K 8/60
A61K 8/81
A61K 8/891
A61Q 5/12
A61Q 5/02
A61K 8/36

Application no.

08158237.1

Keywords

Recevabilité du recours (oui)
Recevabilité des requêtes (non)

Application title

Compositions cosmétiques détergentes comprenant quatre tensioactifs, un polymère cationique et un agent bénéfique et utilisation

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T119315.20180424

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D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 320.566K)
T 1219/15 (Shampoo containing a gel/ P&G) of 17.4.2018

Online on

18.06.2018

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

17.4.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 8/02
A61K 8/34
A61K 8/41
A61K 8/46
A61Q 5/02

Application no.

06780122.5

Keywords

Amendments - allowable (yes)
Sufficiency of disclosure - (yes)
Appeal decision - remittal to the department of first instance (yes)

Application title

Shampoo containing a gel network

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T121915.20180417

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D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 272.181K)
T 2005/15 (AMMONIA CATALYTIC OXIDATION / YARA) of 18.5.2018

Online on

18.06.2018

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

18.5.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B01J 23/00
B01J 23/86
B01J 23/889
C01B 21/26
C01B 21/38

Application no.

08793909.6

Keywords

Objections based on grounds for opposition under Articles 100(b) and (c) EPC shall be part of the appeal proceedings. Principle of reformatio in peius only applies to final result (reasons, 2)
Extension of subject-matter, patent as granted (no)
Insufficiency of disclosure, patent as granted (no)
Novelty, patent as granted
Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step, patent as granted
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

PRODUCTION OF NITRIC OXIDE BY OXIDATION OF AMMONIA IN PRESENCE OF A MIXED METAL OXIDE CATALYST

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T200515.20180518

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D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 497.499K)
T 1866/12 (Detection multiple nucleic acid sequences/QIAGEN) of 16.4.2018

Online on

15.06.2018

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

16.4.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12Q 1/68

Application no.

08155687.0

Keywords

Claim request filed with statement of grounds of appeal - admission into the appeal proceedings (no)
Right to be heard - non-attendance at oral proceedings and no substantive reply to board's communication

Application title

Simultaneous detection of multiple nucleic acid sequences in a reaction

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T186612.20180416

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 291.136K)
T 2185/13 () of 17.5.2018

Online on

15.06.2018

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

17.5.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G09G 3/36

Application no.

09011359.8

Keywords

Amendments - added subject-matter (yes)

Application title

Liquid crystal display and method of driving the same

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T218513.20180517

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 279.656K)
T 0056/14 () of 23.4.2018

Online on

15.06.2018

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

23.4.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B05D 5/08
C23C 22/12
B32B 15/01
F16C 33/12
F16C 33/20

Application no.

06754314.0

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hauptantrag und Hilfsantrag (nein)

Application title

GLEITLAGERVERBUNDWERKSTOFF

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T005614.20180423

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D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 379.795K)
T 0888/14 () of 16.5.2018

Online on

15.06.2018

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

16.5.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B65D 5/42
C11D 17/04

Application no.

07857197.3

Keywords

Inventive step (main and sixth auxiliary requests: no)
Admissibility of requests (remaining auxiliary requests: no)

Application title

FABRIC WHITENESS GUIDE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T088814.20180516

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D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 413.836K)
T 2034/14 (Projektierungstool/SIEMENS) of 17.4.2018

Online on

15.06.2018

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

17.4.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

H04L 12/24

Application no.

10192254.0

Keywords

Ausreichende Offenbarung - (nein): Implementierung der beanspruchten Automatisierung nicht ausreichend beschrieben
Klarheit - (nein)

Application title

Geberschnittstellenengineering

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T203414.20180417

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 330.096K)
T 2161/15 (Method and device for gas purification / AIR LIQUIDE) of 6.6.2018

Online on

15.06.2018

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

6.6.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B01D 53/00
B01D 5/00
F28D 7/16
F28D 7/00
F28F 9/22
B01D 7/02

Application no.

07821989.6

Keywords

Clarity and support by the description - (no) - (main request and auxiliary request II)
Novelty - (no)
Novelty - (main request, claim 10)
Admissibility of auxiliary request I - (no)

Application title

Method and device for gas purification by means of partial condensation, and method for operating the device

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T216115.20180606

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 391.251K)
T 0959/16 (Adsorption control method/Praxair) of 12.4.2018

Online on

15.06.2018

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

12.4.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B01D 53/04
B01D 53/047
B01D 53/30
C01B 3/56

Application no.

10711104.9

Keywords

Late-filed new Main Request - admitted (yes) - (filed in reaction to objections raised by the Board)
Amendments - allowable (yes)
Amendments - Main Request
Novelty - (yes)
Novelty - Main Request
Remittal to the department of first instance - (yes)
Remittal to the department of first instance - Main Request

Application title

CYCLIC ADSORPTION CONTROL METHOD AND CONTROLLER

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T095916.20180412

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D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 407.047K)
T 2077/16 (Simultaneous detection multiple nucleic acid sequences/QIAGEN) of 17.4.2018

Online on

15.06.2018

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

17.4.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12Q 1/68

Application no.

10189426.9

Keywords

Main request - added subject-matter (yes);
Auxiliary request I - admitted into appeal proceedings (no);
Auxiliary request II - added subject-matter (yes);
Right to be heard - opportunity to comment (yes)

Application title

Simultaneous detection of multiple nucleic acid sequences in a reaction

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T207716.20180417

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 331.108K)
T 1352/17 () of 8.6.2018

Online on

15.06.2018

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

8.6.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B62K 21/26

Application no.

12748211.5

Keywords

Patentansprüche - wesentliche Merkmale
Änderungen - unzulässige Erweiterung (nein)

Application title

FAHRRADGRIFF

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T135217.20180608

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 255.590K)
T 1214/13 () of 11.6.2018

Online on

14.06.2018

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

11.6.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G09F 3/10
C09J 7/02
B32B 27/32

Application no.

06726607.2

Keywords

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

Application title

A LABEL FOR REMOVABLE ATTACHMENT TO AN ARTICLE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T121413.20180611

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D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 233.623K)
T 1064/15 () of 23.4.2018

Online on

14.06.2018

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

23.4.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61B 17/04
A61B 17/06
B26D 3/08

Application no.

10011872.8

Keywords

Main request - sufficiency of disclosure - (no)
Auxiliary request - inventive step (yes)

Application title

Barbed suture

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T106415.20180423

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 411.293K)
T 2001/16 () of 9.5.2018

Online on

14.06.2018

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

9.5.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B60R 13/04

Application no.

11700830.0

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)

Application title

BEFESTIGUNG EINER LÄNGSTRÄGERVERKLEIDUNG AN EINEM LÄNGSTRÄGER EINES KRAFTFAHRZEUGS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T200116.20180509

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D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 283.432K)
T 1302/12 (Phosphatidylserin/CARGILL) of 15.5.2018

Online on

13.06.2018

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

15.5.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A61K 31/685
A61K 31/683
A61K 31/661

Application no.

04764814.2

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (nein)

Application title

PHYSIOLOGISCH AKTIVE ZUSAMMENSETZUNG AUF PHOSPHATIDYLSERIN-BASIS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T130212.20180515

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 299.394K)
T 2166/12 (Quantification of allergens/ALK-ABELLO) of 20.3.2018

Online on

13.06.2018

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

20.3.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01N 33/68

Application no.

06775965.4

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)

Application title

A METHOD FOR QUANTIFICATION OF ALLERGENS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T216612.20180320

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 352.545K)
T 0397/14 (Flammhemmende Ausrüstung/BASF) of 24.5.2018

Online on

13.06.2018

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

24.5.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C09D 5/18
E04C 2/04
C04B 28/14
C09K 5/06

Application no.

03008674.8

Keywords

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

Application title

Flammenhemmende Ausrüstung von organischen Latentwärmespeichermaterialien enthaltenden Gegenständen

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T039714.20180524

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 223.312K)
T 0769/14 (Bewegungsprofile/BOSCH) of 20.4.2018

Online on

13.06.2018

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

20.4.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G05B 19/19
G05B 19/416

Application no.

08001681.9

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (nein)
Spät eingereichte Hilfsanträge - Rechtfertigung für späte Vorlage (nein)

Application title

Verfahren zum Betreiben von Maschinen mit anpassbaren Bewegungsprofilen

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T076914.20180420

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 406.669K)
T 1004/14 (Automatische Erkennung einer Schnittstelle/HEIDENHAIN) of 31.1.2018

Online on

13.06.2018

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

31.1.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G05B 19/042
H04L 29/10
H04L 29/06

Application no.

09756280.5

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (nein)

Application title

Vorrichtung und Verfahren zur automatisierten Erkennung einer Schnittstelle

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T100414.20180131

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 298.012K)
T 1671/14 (Filter including gussets/DONALDSON) of 8.5.2018

Online on

13.06.2018

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

8.5.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B01D 29/54
B01D 29/21
B01D 29/23

Application no.

06740115.8

Keywords

Amendments - intermediate generalisation

Application title

FILTER ELEMENT AND FILTER ASSEMBLY, METHOD OF FILTERING AND METHOD OF CONSTRUCTING THE FILTER ELEMENT

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T167114.20180508

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 567.247K)
T 1672/14 () of 17.4.2018

Online on

13.06.2018

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

17.4.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08L 23/12
C08L 23/14

Application no.

08160542.0

Keywords

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

Application title

Pipe of high stiffness comprising a heterophasic polymer composition

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T167214.20180417

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 551.142K)
T 1882/14 (Multi-touch haptic effects/IMMERSION) of 23.4.2018

Online on

13.06.2018

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

23.4.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 3/01

Application no.

08833872.8

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)

Application title

Multi-touch device having dynamic haptic effects

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T188214.20180423

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 327.209K)
R 0007/16 () of 4.4.2018

Online on

12.06.2018

Board

EBA

Decision date

4.4.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F01N 3/02
F01N 3/029
F01N 3/20
F01N 3/36

Application no.

07729977.4

Keywords

Admissibility of petition - (yes)
Right to be heard fundamentally violated – (no)
Petition for review – clearly unallowable

Application title

Engine exhaust gas additive storage system

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:R000716.20180404

Distribution

B

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 34.565K)
T 1280/13 () of 4.5.2018

Online on

12.06.2018

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

4.5.2018

Proc. language

FR

IPC

G01P 3/48
G01P 3/44
B60C 23/04

Application no.

02785571.7

Keywords

Activité inventive - alternative évidente
Modifications - généralisation intermédiaire

Application title

PROCEDE ET SYSTEME DE MESURE DE LA VITESSE DE ROTATION DES ROUES D'UN VEHICULE AUTOMOBILE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T128013.20180504

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 357.699K)
T 2036/13 () of 17.5.2018

Online on

12.06.2018

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

17.5.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01L 9/00
G01L 9/04

Application no.

09161993.2

Keywords

Inventive step - main request (no)
Summons to oral proceedings - non-attendance of party
Late-filed auxiliary requests - admitted (no)

Application title

A fibre optical system and use thereof

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T203613.20180517

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 332.974K)
T 0495/14 () of 8.5.2018

Online on

12.06.2018

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

8.5.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61F 13/15
A61F 13/532
B05C 1/08
B05C 11/10
B05C 19/04

Application no.

05016288.2

Keywords

Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

Process for producing absorbent core structures

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T049514.20180508

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 314.342K)
T 0520/14 () of 2.5.2018

Online on

12.06.2018

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

2.5.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H05K 7/20

Application no.

04255790.0

Keywords

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

Application title

Emissive display device comprising a heat spreader

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T052014.20180502

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 442.243K)
T 0626/14 () of 24.5.2018

Online on

12.06.2018

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

24.5.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61F 13/49
A61F 13/15

Application no.

01999338.5

Keywords

Sufficiency of disclosure - main request (no) , auxiliary requests 1 to 12 (no)

Application title

ABSORBENT, PROCESS FOR PRODUCING THE SAME, AND ABSORBENT ARTICLE COMPRISING THE ABSORBENT

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T062614.20180524

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 308.040K)
T 0384/15 (Earpiece/FREEBIT) of 27.4.2018

Online on

12.06.2018

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

27.4.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04R 1/10

Application no.

08766905.7

Keywords

Admissibility of opposition and interventions
Admissibility of opposition - yes (see point 1 of the reasons)
Referral to the Enlarged board of Appeal - no (see point 3 of the reasons)
Remittal - no (see point 4 of the reasons)
Novelty - patent as granted
Novelty - no (see point 5 of the reasons)
Admissibility of late-filed request - no (see point 6 of the reasons)
Reimbursement of intervener's appeal fee - yes (see point 9 of the reasons)

Application title

IMPROVED EARPIECE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T038415.20180427

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 417.265K)
T 0883/15 (Tactile sensations/KYOCERA) of 28.5.2018

Online on

12.06.2018

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

28.5.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 3/01
G06F 3/041
H03K 17/96

Application no.

10804122.9

Keywords

Novelty - main request (yes)
Remittal to the first instance for further prosecution - (yes)

Application title

Input apparatus and control method of input apparatus

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T088315.20180528

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 328.427K)
T 1718/15 () of 7.6.2018

Online on

12.06.2018

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

7.6.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C09K 3/18

Application no.

07712912.0

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)
Inventive step - all requests

Application title

AIRCRAFT DE-/ANTI-ICER

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T171815.20180607

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 294.974K)
T 0445/16 (Efficiency optimisation of electrolysis cells/Recherche 2000) of 20.4.2018

Online on

12.06.2018

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

20.4.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C25B 15/02

Application no.

08010650.3

Keywords

Transfer of opposition (no)
Main and first auxiliary requests - Novelty - no
Auxiliary requests 1ter and 3quater - not clearly allowable
Auxiliary request 3 - amendments - allowable(no)
Auxiliary request 3quater-bis - allowable

Application title

Efficiency optimization and damage detection of electrolysis cells

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T044516.20180420

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 483.969K)
T 2023/14 () of 20.3.2018

Online on

11.06.2018

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

20.3.2018

Proc. language

FR

IPC

G02C 7/02

Application no.

97940198.1

Keywords

Dépôt tardif du mémoire de recours: Restitutio in integrum (oui, erreur isolée)
Nouveauté et activité inventive (oui)

Application title

JEU DE LENTILLES OPHTALMIQUES MULTIFOCALES PROGRESSIVES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T202314.20180320

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Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 535.148K)
T 1831/15 (Compounding of pumped solutions/BRAUN MEDICAL) of 11.4.2018

Online on

11.06.2018

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

11.4.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 19/00
A61K 9/00

Application no.

04813654.3

Keywords

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

Application title

PHARMACEUTICAL COMPOUNDING SYSTEMS AND METHODS AND INFORMATION MANAGEMENT SYSTEM FOR SAME

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T183115.20180411

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Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 321.336K)
T 2061/16 (Soil decontamination/PEROXYCHEM) of 25.4.2018

Online on

11.06.2018

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

25.4.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C02F 1/78
C02F 1/72
B09C 1/00
C02F 11/06

Application no.

05723641.6

Keywords

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

Application title

OXIDATION OF ORGANIC COMPOUNDS AT HIGH PH

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T206116.20180425

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Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 276.812K)
T 0215/18 () of 6.6.2018

Online on

11.06.2018

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

6.6.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07K 1/20

Application no.

10735342.7

Keywords

-

Application title

AN IMPROVED PROCESS FOR THE PREPARATION OF DESMOPRESSIN OR ITS PHARMACEUTICALLY ACCEPTABLE SALTS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T021518.20180606

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D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 220.594K)
T 2015/13 () of 15.5.2018

Online on

08.06.2018

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

15.5.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B65G 59/04
B65G 61/00
B21D 43/24
B65H 3/08

Application no.

08716450.5

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)

Application title

VORRICHTUNG UND VERFAHREN ZUM ENTSTAPELN VON PLATTENFÖRMIGEN TEILEN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T201513.20180515

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 293.418K)
T 2340/13 (Modular control system/FUTRONIC) of 29.5.2018

Online on

08.06.2018

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

29.5.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G05B 19/042

Application no.

02019725.7

Keywords

Substantial procedural violation (yes)
Reimbursement of appeal fee (yes)
Remittal (yes)

Application title

Modular control system for a glass forming machine

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T234013.20180529

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 305.367K)
T 0919/14 () of 23.5.2018

Online on

08.06.2018

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

23.5.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A01K 1/12
A01K 29/00

Application no.

07834554.3

Keywords

Novelty - main request (yes)
Sufficiency of disclosure - main request (yes)
Remittal to the department of first instance - (yes)

Application title

METHOD, SOFTWARE AND COMPUTER FOR MANAGING A GROUP OF DAIRY ANIMALS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T091914.20180523

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D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 275.500K)
T 1602/14 () of 8.5.2018

Online on

08.06.2018

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

8.5.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B67D 1/08

Application no.

01270485.4

Keywords

Admissibility of appeal - (yes)
Oral proceedings - non-attendance of appellant/patent proprietor
Appealed decision - sufficiently reasoned (yes)
Appealed decision - substantial procedural violation (no)
Inventive step - (no)

Application title

TAPPING ROD

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T160214.20180508

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Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 377.202K)
T 0199/15 (AZEOTROPE COMPOSITIONS / The Chemours Company) of 27.4.2018

Online on

08.06.2018

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

27.4.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07C 17/25
C07C 17/383
C07C 21/18

Application no.

06827293.9

Keywords

Inventive step - obvious solution

Application title

AZEOTROPE COMPOSITIONS COMPRISING 1,2,3,3,3-PENTAFLUOROPROPENE AND HYDROGEN FLUORIDE AND USE THEREOF

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T019915.20180427

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 355.305K)
T 2307/12 (Browser document editing/CIMPRESS SCHWEIZ) of 13.3.2018

Online on

07.06.2018

Board

3.5.07

Decision date

13.3.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 17/21

Application no.

11169565.6

Keywords

Inventive step - all requests (no)

Application title

System and method for browser document editing

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T230712.20180313

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 376.108K)
T 1136/13 (Single variable domain fusion protein/DOMANTIS) of 12.12.2017

Online on

07.06.2018

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

12.12.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07K 16/00
C07K 16/40
C07K 16/24

Application no.

03786140.8

Keywords

All claim requests - inventive step (no)

Application title

VL dAb FC fusion

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T113613.20171212

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 376.917K)
T 1665/13 () of 7.3.2018

Online on

07.06.2018

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

7.3.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B66C 1/42
B66C 23/36
F03D 1/00
F03D 11/04

Application no.

07856251.9

Keywords

Admissibility of appeal (yes)
Inventive step (auxiliary request 2 : yes)
Admissibility of late filed submissions (no)

Application title

METHOD AND DEVICE FOR MOUNTING OF WIND TURBINE BLADES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T166513.20180307

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 337.849K)
T 1998/13 () of 3.5.2018

Online on

07.06.2018

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

3.5.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01L 29/78
H01L 29/24
H01L 21/04
H01L 27/07

Application no.

04712840.0

Keywords

Inventive step - all requests (no)

Application title

SILICON CARBIDE MOSFETS WITH INTEGRATED ANTIPARALLEL JUNCTION BARRIER SCHOTTKY DIODE AND METHODS OF FABRICATING SAME

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T199813.20180503

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Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 439.575K)
T 0318/15 (ECKART / PIGMENTE) of 7.5.2018

Online on

07.06.2018

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

7.5.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C09C 1/00
A61K 8/25
A61Q 1/02
A61Q 1/04
A61Q 1/08
A61Q 1/10
A61Q 1/12
A61Q 3/02
A61Q 1/06
A61K 8/19
C09D 5/36
C08K 9/02
A61Q 13/00
A61Q 17/04
A61Q 19/00
A61Q 19/10
A61K 8/02

Application no.

08872586.6

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit (Hauptantrag und Hilfsantrag I) : nein
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Neuformulierung der technischen Aufgabe
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Willkürliche Auswahl
Zulässigkeit des Hilfsantrags II eingereicht in der mündlichen Verhandlung: nein - Nicht eindeutig gewährbar

Application title

EFFEKTPIGMENTE BASIEREND AUF KÜNSTLICH HERGESTELLTEN SUBSTRATEN MIT ENGER GRÖSSENVERTEILUNG

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T031815.20180507

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D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 494.881K)
T 2526/12 () of 19.4.2018

Online on

06.06.2018

Board

3.5.04

Decision date

19.4.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06T 7/00

Application no.

08100389.9

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)

Application title

A method and system for registering a 3D pre-acquired image coordinates system with a medical positioning system coordinate system and with a 2D image coordinate system

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T252612.20180419

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 469.468K)
T 0694/13 () of 14.5.2018

Online on

06.06.2018

Board

3.5.04

Decision date

14.5.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04N 1/00

Application no.

03751154.0

Keywords

Inventive step - (no
Inventive step - foreseeable disadvantageous modification of the closest prior art)

Application title

CONTINUE RECORDING CHANNEL FEATURE FOR PERSONAL VIDEO RECORDER

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T069413.20180514

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 304.521K)
T 1166/14 (Navigating media content/MICROSOFT TECHNOLOGY LICENSING ET AL.) of 8.5.2018

Online on

06.06.2018

Board

3.5.07

Decision date

8.5.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G11B 27/034
G11B 27/32
G11B 27/34
G11B 20/12
G11B 27/10
G11B 19/02

Application no.

03256058.3

Keywords

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

Application title

Navigating media content via groups within a playlist

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T116614.20180508

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 401.679K)
T 0001/15 () of 21.3.2018

Online on

06.06.2018

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

21.3.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61B 3/107

Application no.

09161366.1

Keywords

Grounds for opposition - added subject-matter (no)
Grounds for opposition - after amendment
Late-filed auxiliary requests - justification for late filing (yes)
Remittal to the department of first instance

Application title

Customized Corneal Profiling

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T000115.20180321

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 349.996K)
T 0667/15 (Metallic continuous support belt / BASF SE) of 16.4.2018

Online on

06.06.2018

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

16.4.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B01J 19/22
C08F 2/01
B65G 15/00

Application no.

08706981.1

Keywords

Admissibility of some English translations of Japanese documents filed in opposition and appeal proceedings (yes)
Admissibility of documents filed with the statement of grounds (yes) : reply to the reasoning of the decision under appeal
Admissibility of documents filed with the statement of grounds (no) : not more relevant than other documents filed before the Opposition Division
Sufficiency of disclosure (yes)
Novelty (yes)
Inventive step (yes)

Application title

Production of superabsorbent polymers on a continuous belt reactor

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T066715.20180416

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 427.813K)
T 0995/15 (Continuous belt reactor / BASF SE) of 16.4.2018

Online on

06.06.2018

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

16.4.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B01J 19/22
B65G 15/00
C08F 2/01

Application no.

08706982.9

Keywords

Admissibility of an English translation of a Japanese document filed in opposition proceedings (yes)
Admissibility of documents filed with the statement of grounds (yes) : reply to the reasoning of the decision under appeal
Admissibility of documents filed with the statement of grounds (no) : prima facie not relevant for novelty or inventive step
Sufficiency of disclosure (yes)
Novelty (yes)
Inventive step - Main Request : no
Inventive step - Auxiliary Request 2 : yes

Application title

Production of super absorbent polymers on a continuous belt reactor

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T099515.20180416

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 518.232K)
T 1722/12 (Dynamic ad placement / ALCATEL LUCENT - GREENEDEN U.S HOLDING II) of 1.3.2018

Online on

05.06.2018

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

1.3.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06Q 30/00

Application no.

07758678.2

Keywords

Inventive step - dynamic placement of advertisements (no
Inventive step - not technical)
Inventive step - technical effect
Inventive step - controlling communication load at contact center (no)

Application title

SYSTEM FOR MANAGING DYNAMIC PLACEMENT OF ADVERTISEMENTS IN ELECTRONIC INFORMATION PAGES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T172212.20180301

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 363.036K)
T 0015/13 () of 22.5.2018

Online on

05.06.2018

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

22.5.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

H05B 1/00
H05B 6/06

Application no.

07846987.1

Keywords

Ausreichende Offenbarung - (nein)

Application title

Verfahren zum Steuern von Induktionsheizeinrichtungen bei einem Elektrokochgerät

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T001513.20180522

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 272.197K)
T 0884/14 () of 15.3.2018

Online on

05.06.2018

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

15.3.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F24C 7/08
F25D 29/00
D06F 39/00
F24D 5/00

Application no.

05728213.9

Keywords

- Geltend gemachte offenkundige Vorbenutzungen: erstmals im Beschwerdeverfahren vorgebracht, nicht berücksichtigt
- Spät eingereichte Entgegenhaltungen: zum Teil zugelassen
- Neuheit - Hauptantrag: nein
- Spät eingereichte Hilfsanträge in Reaktion auf neu berücksichtigten Stand der Technik: zugelassen

Application title

BEDIENBLENDE FÜR EIN ELEKTROGERÄT

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T088414.20180315

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 579.431K)
T 1304/14 (Aptamer/RUDKIN) of 23.2.2018

Online on

05.06.2018

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

23.2.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 38/00
C07K 7/00

Application no.

07856324.4

Keywords

Main request - could have been filed in first instance proceedings (yes), admitted (no)
Basis of decision - text submitted or agreed by applicant (no)

Application title

Polypeptides having modulatory effects on cells

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T130414.20180223

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 296.257K)
T 0198/15 () of 13.3.2018

Online on

05.06.2018

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

13.3.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61F 5/443
A61F 5/445

Application no.

08758284.7

Keywords

Admissibility of appeal - appeal sufficiently substantiated (no)

Application title

A BODY WASTE COLLECTING DEVICE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T019815.20180313

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 284.628K)
T 2187/17 () of 24.5.2018

Online on

05.06.2018

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

24.5.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61B 17/22
A61B 17/225

Application no.

04794783.3

Keywords

Appealed decision reasoned (no)
Right to be heard respected (no)
Substantial procedural violation - (yes)
Remittal to the department of first instance - (yes)
Reimbursement of appeal fee - (yes)

Application title

CONFINEMENT OF KIDNEY-STONE FRAGMENTS DURING LITHOTRIPSY

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T218717.20180524

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 296.322K)
T 2348/13 (Permselective membrane / TORAY) of 18.11.2016

Online on

04.06.2018

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

18.11.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B01D 67/00
B01D 71/68
B01D 69/08
A61M 1/16

Application no.

96304795.6

Keywords

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

Application title

Permselective membranes and methods for their production

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T234813.20161118

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 624.080K)
T 1868/15 (Backup Management/APPLE) of 16.5.2018

Online on

04.06.2018

Board

3.5.06

Decision date

16.5.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 9/44

Application no.

07813605.8

Keywords

Amendments - added subject-matter (no)
Inventive step over the document relied upon in the decision
Inventive step - after amendment (yes)
Remittal to the department of first instance (yes)

Application title

USER INTERFACE FOR BACKUP MANAGEMENT

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T186815.20180516

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 347.654K)
T 2229/16 (Production of hydrogen/MIZ) of 6.4.2018

Online on

04.06.2018

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

6.4.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C02F 1/68
B01F 1/00
B01F 5/06
A61K 33/00
A61P 39/06
B01F 15/00
B01F 15/02
B01F 3/04
C01B 3/08
B01F 13/00

Application no.

12815085.1

Keywords

Amendments - intermediate generalisation
Claims - clarity after amendment (no)

Application title

SELECTIVE HYDROGENATION APPARATUS FOR BIOLOGICALLY APPLICABLE LIQUID

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T222916.20180406

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 275.562K)
T 2628/11 (Passation d'instructions / OBERTHUR TECHNOLOGIES) of 22.2.2018

Online on

01.06.2018

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

22.2.2018

Proc. language

FR

IPC

G06F 13/42

Application no.

07822255.1

Keywords

Nouveauté - passation d'instructions à une carte à microcircuit grace à un paramètre de présence d'instruction (non
Nouveauté - but identique)

Application title

PROCÉDÉ DE PASSATION D'INSTRUCTIONS ENTRE UNE STATION HÔTE ET UN DISPOSITIF ELECTRONIQUE PORTABLE, ET DISPOSITIF DE MISE EN OEUVRE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T262811.20180222

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 311.782K)
T 0239/13 (Dye storage stability / UNILEVER) of 5.7.2017

Online on

01.06.2018

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

5.7.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

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

Application no.

06777186.5

Keywords

Sufficiency of disclosure (main request) : no (first auxiliary request) : yes
Inventive step (first auxiliary request) : yes

Application title

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

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T023913.20170705

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 578.555K)
T 1095/13 () of 27.4.2018

Online on

01.06.2018

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

27.4.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A47J 43/22
A47J 43/24

Application no.

07254472.9

Keywords

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

Application title

Collapsible colander & bowl

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T109513.20180427

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 343.812K)
T 2118/13 (LDPC code decoding/SATURN LICENSING) of 21.3.2018

Online on

01.06.2018

Board

3.5.07

Decision date

21.3.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H03M 13/11

Application no.

06745481.9

Keywords

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

Application title

Decoding apparatus and decoding method

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T211813.20180321

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 346.331K)
T 2342/13 (Reproducing apparatus IV/SHARP) of 29.5.2018

Online on

01.06.2018

Board

3.5.07

Decision date

29.5.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G11B 27/32
G11B 27/34
G11B 27/36
H04N 5/85
G11B 20/00
G11B 20/10
G11B 27/10

Application no.

10000250.0

Keywords

Late-filed request - second and third auxiliary requests
Late-filed request - admission (yes)
Amendments - main and first and second auxiliary requests
Amendments - added subject-matter (yes)
Remittal to the department of first instance - third auxiliary request
Remittal to the department of first instance - (yes)

Application title

A reproducing apparatus, a system, a reproducing method, a control program and a computer-readable recording medium storing the software for content authentication

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T234213.20180529

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 399.672K)
T 2489/13 () of 18.4.2018

Online on

01.06.2018

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

18.4.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F04D 29/32
F04D 29/52

Application no.

02790223.8

Keywords

Amendments - intermediate generalisation

Application title

VENTILATION UNIT

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T248913.20180418

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 448.808K)
T 0639/14 () of 2.5.2018

Online on

01.06.2018

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

2.5.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08J 9/20
C08J 9/14
C08L 25/04
C08F 12/08

Application no.

08356055.7

Keywords

Inventive step - main request (yes)

Application title

Process for the preparation of expandable polystyrene

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T063914.20180502

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 419.283K)
T 1340/14 (Ash-melting temperature / PTACEK) of 1.3.2018

Online on

01.06.2018

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

1.3.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C10L 5/44
C10L 5/48

Application no.

08801028.5

Keywords

Admittance of claim requests filed at the oral proceedings (yes)
Amendment - Main Request - extension beyond the content of the application as filed (yes)
Clarity - 1st to 3rd Auxiliary Requests (no)
Novelty and inventive step
Novelty - 4th Auxiliary Request (yes)

Application title

FUEL AND METHOD OF OBTAINING THERMAL ENERGY FROM BIOMASS WITH LOW ASH- MELTING TEMPERATURE, IN PARTICULAR FROM STILLAGE FROM BIOETHANOL PROCESSING, AND APPARATUSES FOR THE IMPLEMENTATION THEREOF

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T134014.20180301

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 479.307K)
T 1709/14 (Binder containing photocatalyst/ITALCEMENTI) of 27.4.2018

Online on

01.06.2018

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

27.4.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C04B 28/02

Application no.

09157374.1

Keywords

Inventive step - main request (yes)

Application title

Use of a hydraulic binder containing photocatalyst particles

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T170914.20180427

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 299.538K)
T 1915/14 () of 14.3.2018

Online on

01.06.2018

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

14.3.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B26B 19/38
B26B 21/40
B26B 21/52
B26B 19/14

Application no.

07827057.6

Keywords

Inventive step - main request (no)
Inventive step - common general knowledge
Inventive step - auxiliary request (yes)
Inventive step - ex post facto analysis

Application title

ROTARY SHAVER WITH IMPROVED SUPPORT STRUCTURE FOR SHAVING HEADS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T191514.20180314

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 379.976K)
T 2020/14 (LINGO binding molecules) of 28.5.2018

Online on

01.06.2018

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

28.5.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07K 16/28
A61K 39/395

Application no.

07846601.8

Keywords

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

Application title

LINGO binding molecules and pharmaceutical use thereof

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T202014.20180528

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 256.712K)
T 2117/14 (Filterbeutel/EUROFILTERS) of 18.4.2018

Online on

01.06.2018

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

18.4.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B01D 39/16
A47L 9/14

Application no.

06829440.4

Keywords

Zulässigkeit der Beschwerde - (ja)
Zulässigkeit der Beschwerde - Beschwerde hinreichend begründet (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - nicht naheliegende Lösung auch unter der Annahme, der nächstliegende Stand der Technik enthalte ein in Streit stehendes Merkmal

Application title

FILTERBEUTEL FÜR EINEN STAUBSAUGER SOWIE DESSEN VERWENDUNG

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T211714.20180418

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 329.574K)
T 0908/15 (Light density silicate / PROCTER & GAMBLE) of 25.1.2018

Online on

01.06.2018

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

25.1.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C11D 3/08
C11D 17/06
C11D 3/06
C11D 3/12
C11D 3/10
C11D 3/04

Application no.

09152404.1

Keywords

Admissibility of new evidence filed upon appeal (no): documents constituting a fresh case
Sufficiency of disclosure (yes)
Novelty (yes): not direct and unambiguous disclosure of all features of claim 1 in combination
Inventive step (yes)

Application title

A solid laundry detergent composition comprising light density silicate salt

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T090815.20180125

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 500.716K)
T 1365/15 () of 26.4.2018

Online on

01.06.2018

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

26.4.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08F 2/44
C08F 20/06
C08J 3/24

Application no.

08703822.0

Keywords

Amendments - main request
Amendments - added subject-matter (no)
Sufficiency of disclosure - main request (yes)
Novelty - main request (yes)
Inventive step - main request (yes)

Application title

PARTICULATE WATER-ABSORBENT POLYMER AND PROCESS FOR PRODUCTION THEREOF

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T136515.20180426

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 488.268K)
T 2270/15 (Secure mode controlled memory/NOKIA) of 16.5.2018

Online on

01.06.2018

Board

3.5.06

Decision date

16.5.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 1/00

Application no.

05708671.2

Keywords

Claims - clarity (no)

Application title

SECURE MODE CONTROLLED MEMORY

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T227015.20180516

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 300.738K)
T 1415/16 (PCV-2 Vaccine/INTERVET) of 23.5.2017

Online on

01.06.2018

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

23.5.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 39/12
A61P 31/20

Application no.

06793347.3

Keywords

Main request - inventive step - (no)
Auxiliary requests 1 and 2 - clarity - (no)
Auxiliary request 3 - admission into proceedings - (no)

Application title

PCV-2 Vaccine

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T141516.20170523

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 619.972K)
T 1916/16 () of 24.4.2018

Online on

01.06.2018

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

24.4.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B60G 21/055

Application no.

10726973.0

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (nein)
Schwerwiegender Verfahrensmangel - (ja)
Rückzahlung der Beschwerdegebühr - (ja)

Application title

HALTEVORRICHTUNG FÜR EIN LAGER EINES ACHSSTABILISATORS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T191616.20180424

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 287.758K)

May 2018

T 1558/13 (Process for purifying target proteins from contaminants/AMGEN) of 10.1.2018

Online on

31.05.2018

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

10.1.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07K 14/00
C12P 21/06

Application no.

04796067.9

Keywords

Main request - requirements of the EPC met (yes)
Late-filed lines of arguments - admission into the appeal proceedings
Remittal to the department of first instance - (no)

Application title

Process for purifying proteins in a hydrophobic interaction chromatography flow-through fraction

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T155813.20180110

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 603.562K)
T 2343/13 (Reproducing apparatus III/SHARP) of 6.3.2018

Online on

31.05.2018

Board

3.5.07

Decision date

6.3.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G11B 27/32
G11B 27/34
G11B 27/36
G11B 20/10
G11B 27/10
H04N 5/85
G11B 20/00

Application no.

10000251.8

Keywords

Late-filed request - second to fourth auxiliary requests
Late-filed request - admission (yes)
Inventive step - main and first to third auxiliary requests (no)
Remittal to the department of first instance - fourth auxiliary request (yes)

Application title

A reproducing apparatus, a reproducing method, a system, a software and a computer-readable recording medium storing the software for prioritizing reproduction control information

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T234313.20180306

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 440.566K)
T 1079/14 (Handover/HUAWEI) of 7.5.2018

Online on

31.05.2018

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

7.5.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04W 36/12

Application no.

11153335.2

Keywords

Claims - clarity (no)

Application title

A method and system for transferring user equipment in mobile communication system

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T107914.20180507

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 266.647K)
T 2436/17 () of 14.5.2018

Online on

31.05.2018

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

14.5.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07K 16/10
C07K 14/11
A61K 39/145
G01N 33/50

Application no.

09791906.2

Keywords

Admissibility of appeal - missing statement of grounds

Application title

Conserved Influenza Hemagglutinin Epitope and Antibodies thereto

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T243617.20180514

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 222.404K)
T 2502/11 (Cluster management / RAYTHEON COMPANY) of 25.5.2018

Online on

30.05.2018

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

25.5.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 15/173
G06F 15/80

Application no.

05732940.1

Keywords

Sufficiency of disclosure - (no
Sufficiency of disclosure - lack of enabling disclosure)
Claims - clarity (no)
Inventive step - (no
Inventive step - juxtaposition of features)

Application title

SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR CLUSTER MANAGEMENT FOR PARALLEL TASK ALLOCATION IN A MULTIPROCESSOR ARCHITECTURE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T250211.20180525

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 305.234K)
T 1571/12 () of 9.5.2018

Online on

30.05.2018

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

9.5.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G01N 21/64
G02B 21/00

Application no.

06762757.0

Keywords

Einspruchsgründe - Kammer führt, im Einverständnis mit der Patentinhaberin, neuen Einspruchsgrund ein

Application title

AUFLÖSUNGSGESTEIGERTE LUMINESZENZ-MIKROSKOPIE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T157112.20180509

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 330.885K)
T 0739/14 () of 20.10.2017

Online on

30.05.2018

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

20.10.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F17C 13/06

Application no.

03005337.5

Keywords

Inventive step (no)

Application title

Transportation and storage of ultra-high purity products

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T073914.20171020

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 475.707K)
T 1811/14 () of 9.5.2018

Online on

30.05.2018

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

9.5.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C08F 2/00
C08F 2/10
C08F 2/16
C08F 2/18
A61L 15/60

Application no.

07820798.2

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)

Application title

VERFAHREN ZUR HERSTELLUNG WASSERABSORBIERENDER POLYMERPARTIKEL DURCH POLYMERISATION VON TROPFEN EINER MONOMERLÖSUNG

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T181114.20180509

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 304.585K)
T 0200/18 () of 25.5.2018

Online on

30.05.2018

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

25.5.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08F 10/00
C08F 4/64
C08F 4/6592

Application no.

08849630.2

Keywords

Admissibility of appeal - missing statement of grounds

Application title

POLYMERIZATION CATALYSTS, METHODS OF MAKING; METHODS OF USING, AND POLYOLEFINPRODUCTS MADE THEREFROM

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T020018.20180525

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 220.688K)
T 1739/13 (Isolation nucleic acids surfactants/LIFE TECHNOLOGIES) of 13.3.2018

Online on

29.05.2018

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

13.3.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12N 15/10
C12Q 1/68

Application no.

01274041.1

Keywords

Main request - admission into the appeal proceedings (no)
Auxiliary Request 1 - added subject-matter (yes)
Auxiliary requests 2-13 - admission into the appeal proceedings (no)/added subject-matter (yes)

Application title

COMPOSITIONS, METHODS, AND KITS FOR ISOLATING NUCLEIC ACIDS USING SURFACTANTS AND PROTEASES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T173913.20180313

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 544.407K)
T 1934/13 () of 26.4.2018

Online on

29.05.2018

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

26.4.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B29C 47/90
B29C 47/34
B29C 47/92

Application no.

08007905.6

Keywords

Spät eingereichte Dokumente - mit der Beschwerdebegründung vorgebracht (zugelassen)
Spät eingereichtes Dokument - in der mündlichen Verhandlung vorgebracht (nicht zugelassen)
Neuheit (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit (ja)

Application title

Verfahren zur Herstellung von rohrförmigen Kunststoffprofilen

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T193413.20180426

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 365.828K)
T 2012/13 (Faujasite agglomérée /CECA) of 12.7.2017

Online on

29.05.2018

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

12.7.2017

Proc. language

FR

IPC

B01J 20/18
C07C 15/08
C07C 7/13

Application no.

98942751.3

Keywords

Requête produite tardivement - pendant la procédure orale recevable (oui)
Modifications - extension au-delà du contenu de la demande telle que deposée
Modifications - requête principale (non)
Possibilité d'exécuter l'invention - requête principale (oui)
Renvoi à la première instance - (oui)

Application title

Adsorbants zéolitiques agglomérés, leur procédé d'obtention et leur utilisation pour l'adsorption de paraxylène a partir de coupes de C8 aromatiques

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T201213.20170712

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 620.635K)
T 1224/12 (Tetracycline sensitive Bifidobacterium/CHR HANSEN) of 23.2.2018

Online on

28.05.2018

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

23.2.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12N 15/01
C12R 1/01

Application no.

05010216.9

Keywords

Admission of new evidence into the appeal (no)
Granted claims - sufficiency of disclosure (yes)
Granted claims - novelty (yes)
Granted claims - inventive step (yes)
Appeal dismissed (yes)

Application title

Antibiotic-sensitive lactic acid bacteria strains

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T122412.20180223

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 560.636K)
T 1311/12 () of 22.5.2018

Online on

28.05.2018

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

22.5.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F02M 37/00
F02M 43/00
F17C 7/02

Application no.

06023298.0

Keywords

Zulässigkeit der Beschwerde - (ja)
Änderungen - zulässig (ja)
Neuheit - Anspruch 1 (ja)
Zurückverweisung an die erste Instanz zur weiteren Entscheidung (ja)

Application title

Kraftstoffkühlsystem für Verbrennungskraftmaschinen

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T131112.20180522

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 322.741K)
T 0991/13 (Anti-HPA-5b monoclonal antibody/DIAGNOSTISCHE FORSCHUNG) of 24.11.2017

Online on

28.05.2018

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

24.11.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07K 16/34

Application no.

07012282.5

Keywords

Main and first auxiliary request - Exceptions to patentability - method for treatment by therapy (yes)
Second auxiliary request - Inventive step (no)

Application title

Anti-HPA-5b monoclonal antibody

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T099113.20171124

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 343.449K)
T 0621/14 () of 18.1.2018

Online on

28.05.2018

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

18.1.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

E01C 23/24

Application no.

04804200.6

Keywords

-

Application title

VORRICHTUNG ZUR ERZEUGUNG VON MARKIERUNGSLINIEN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T062114.20180118

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 405.864K)
T 0701/14 (Préparation nanoémulsion cationique/L'Oréal) of 12.4.2017

Online on

28.05.2018

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

12.4.2017

Proc. language

FR

IPC

A61K 8/06
A61K 8/41
B01F 17/18
B01F 17/42

Application no.

03292766.7

Keywords

Nouveauté - (oui)
Moyens invoqués tardivement - admis (non) objection soulevée pour la première fois durant la procédure orale
Activité inventive - (oui)

Application title

Procédé de préparation de nanoémulsion cationique

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T070114.20170412

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 464.566K)
T 1435/14 () of 17.4.2018

Online on

28.05.2018

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

17.4.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F21V 25/12
F21S 2/00

Application no.

06762101.1

Keywords

-

Application title

BAUGRUPPE FÜR EXPLOSIONSGESCHÜTZTE LEUCHTE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T143514.20180417

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 335.438K)
T 0264/15 (Hyperaccumulation / CNRS) of 26.7.2017

Online on

28.05.2018

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

26.7.2017

Proc. language

FR

IPC

B01J 21/18
B01J 23/06
B01J 23/755
B01J 23/72
C02F 3/32
B09C 1/10
C07C 31/34

Application no.

10805445.3

Keywords

Modifications - extension au-delà du contenu de la demande telle que déposée (non)
Revendications - clarté après modification (oui)
Nouveauté - (oui)
Activité inventive - (oui)

Application title

UTILISATION DE PLANTES ACCUMULATRICES DE METAUX POUR LA PREPARATION DE CATALYSEURS UTILISABLES DANS DES REACTIONS CHIMIQUES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T026415.20170726

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 360.562K)
T 0816/15 (SNMP-basiertes Druckernetzwerk/DOCUFORM) of 6.4.2018

Online on

28.05.2018

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

6.4.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G06F 3/12
H04N 1/32

Application no.

11170093.6

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hauptantrag und Hilfsantrag 2 (nein)
Zulassung ins Verfahren - Hilfsantrag 1 (nein)

Application title

Drucksystem für Computernetzwerke; Verfahren zum Drucken von Dokumenten in einem Computernetzwerk

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T081615.20180406

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 411.331K)
T 1411/15 () of 1.2.2018

Online on

28.05.2018

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

1.2.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F25D 23/06
F25D 17/04

Application no.

03704551.5

Keywords

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

Application title

INNENTEIL FUER EIN KAELTEGERAET

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T141115.20180201

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 422.118K)
T 1534/16 () of 16.4.2018

Online on

28.05.2018

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

16.4.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B08B 3/02
B23D 79/02

Application no.

11700196.6

Keywords

Inventive step - (yes)
Amendments - added subject-matter (no)
Inspection of files - Exclusion of documents from file inspection (yes)

Application title

METHOD FOR HIGH-PRESSURE LIQUID JET DEBURRING AND CORRESPONDING INDUSTRIAL INSTALLATION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T153416.20180416

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 328.328K)
T 1258/17 () of 22.5.2018

Online on

28.05.2018

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

22.5.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A24D 1/02

Application no.

11150632.5

Keywords

Admissibility of appeal - missing statement of grounds

Application title

Smoking articles having reduced analyte levels and process for making same

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T125817.20180522

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 221.883K)
R 0004/16 () of 16.4.2018

Online on

25.05.2018

Board

EBA

Decision date

16.4.2018

Proc. language

FR

IPC

A41D 13/02
A47G 25/90

Application no.

09761779.9

Keywords

Violation du droit d’être entendu (non)
Requête manifestement irrecevable (oui – premier grief)
Requête manifestement non fondée (oui - second à quatrième griefs)

Application title

COMBINAISON POUR SALLE BLANCHE ET ANALOGUE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:R000416.20180416

Distribution

B

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 39.597K)
T 0379/11 (Bewertung technischer Hilfsmittel / ABB AG) of 24.4.2018

Online on

25.05.2018

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

24.4.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G06Q 10/00
G07C 3/00

Application no.

04725893.4

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Merkmale zur Kenngrössenbestimmung (nein
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - rein wirtschaftliche Überlegungen)

Application title

VERFAHREN UND SYSTEM ZUR SYSTEMATISCHEN EVALUATION VON BEWERTUNGSKENNGRÖßEN TECHNISCHER BETRIEBSMITTEL

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T037911.20180424

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 320.091K)
T 1010/13 () of 19.3.2018

Online on

25.05.2018

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

19.3.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B65D 85/804
A47J 31/24

Application no.

08793832.0

Keywords

Procedural deficiencies (no)
Novelty - main request (no)
Novelty - auxiliary request (yes)
Amendments - auxiliary request
Amendments - added subject-matter (no)
Sufficiency of disclosure - auxiliary request (yes)
Inventive step - auxiliary request (yes)

Application title

SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR PREPARING A BEVERAGE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T101013.20180319

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 617.283K)
T 1781/13 () of 10.4.2018

Online on

25.05.2018

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

10.4.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

D06F 39/14
D06F 37/42
A47L 15/42
H01H 9/22

Application no.

05814595.4

Keywords

Neuheit - (nein)
Kostenverteilung (nein)

Application title

TÜRVERRIEGELUNG FÜR EINE TÜR EINES HAUSHALTSGERÄTS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T178113.20180410

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 458.864K)
T 2152/13 () of 6.12.2017

Online on

25.05.2018

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

6.12.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B05B 13/02
B05B 13/04
B25J 9/00
B25J 21/00

Application no.

06011635.7

Keywords

Neuheit - (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)

Application title

Beschichtungsverfahren und zugehörige Beschichtungseinrichtung

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T215213.20171206

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 464.889K)
T 0213/14 () of 24.4.2018

Online on

25.05.2018

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

24.4.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

D04H 3/00
D04H 1/54
D04H 1/56
D01F 8/04
D01D 5/00
D01D 5/08

Application no.

04730532.1

Keywords

Amendments - added subject-matter
Amendments - main request (yes)
Late-filed auxiliary requests I to IV
Late-filed auxiliary requests - admitted (no)
Referral to the Enlarged Board of Appeal - refused
Apportionment of costs - refused

Application title

POLYETHYLENE-BASED, SOFT NONWOVEN FARBIC

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T021314.20180424

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 396.989K)
T 2149/14 () of 8.5.2018

Online on

25.05.2018

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

8.5.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F28D 9/00
B23K 1/00

Application no.

09741040.1

Keywords

Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

HEAT EXCHANGER

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T214914.20180508

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 285.990K)
T 1172/15 () of 19.12.2017

Online on

25.05.2018

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

19.12.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B62K 23/06
B62M 25/04

Application no.

08161788.8

Keywords

Novelty (yes)
Added subject-matter (no)

Application title

Bicycle shift operating device

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T117215.20171219

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 326.450K)
T 0179/12 () of 12.4.2018

Online on

24.05.2018

Board

3.5.04

Decision date

12.4.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04N 7/36

Application no.

03799117.1

Keywords

Claims - clarity
Claims - main and first auxiliary request (no)
Amendments - extension beyond the content of the application as filed
Amendments - second auxiliary request (yes)

Application title

IMAGE ENCODING DEVICE, IMAGE DECODING DEVICE AND THEIR METHODS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T017912.20180412

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 409.697K)
T 1819/13 () of 21.2.2018

Online on

24.05.2018

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

21.2.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61D 7/00
A61K 31/545
A61K 9/08
A61P 31/04

Application no.

03723787.2

Keywords

Method for therapeutic treatment of the animal body - (no)
Novelty - (yes)
Novelty - Swiss-type claim
Inventive step - (yes)
Late-filed document not admitted in first-instance proceedings

Application title

METHOD OF ADMINISTERING AN INJECTABLE ANTIBIOTIC TO THE EAR OF AN ANIMAL

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T181913.20180221

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 400.269K)
T 2105/13 () of 17.5.2018

Online on

24.05.2018

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

17.5.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G01F 23/284
G01B 15/04

Application no.

05013247.1

Keywords

Patentansprüche - Klarheit nach Änderung (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)

Application title

Verfahren zur Messung des Füllstands eines in einem Behälter vorgesehenen Mediums auf der Grundlage des Radar-Prinzips

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T210513.20180517

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 273.521K)
T 0762/14 (Plasticised esterquats / UNILEVER) of 18.10.2017

Online on

24.05.2018

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

18.10.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C11D 1/62
C11D 3/00
C11D 3/20
C11D 3/50

Application no.

08774367.0

Keywords

Added subject-matter - claims as granted (yes)
Auxiliary claim request filed after issuance of sumnmons to oral proceedings - admitted into the proceedings
Amended claims not objectionable under Articles 123 and 84 EPC - auxiliary Request 1
Novelty - (yes) auxiliary request 1
Inventive step - (yes) auxiliary request 1

Application title

FABRIC SOFTENING COMPOSITION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T076214.20171018

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 578.497K)
T 2009/14 (Composite sheet material / HANWHA AZDEL) of 8.8.2017

Online on

24.05.2018

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

8.8.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

D21H 11/12
D21F 11/00
D04H 1/00

Application no.

05848915.4

Keywords

Late filed document admitted by the opposition division: no reason to overrule discretionary decision of the opposition division
Inventive step (main request and auxiliary requests 1 to 5 and 10): no
Admittance of auxiliary requests 6 to 9 and 11 into the proceedings: no
Admittance of auxiliary request 10 into the proceedings : yes

Application title

Composite thermoplastic sheets including natural fibers

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T200914.20170808

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 588.838K)
T 0355/15 (Fischer-Tropsch catalyst / CLARIANT) of 21.3.2018

Online on

24.05.2018

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

21.3.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B01J 29/06
B01J 29/064
B01J 29/068
B01J 29/072
B01J 29/076
B01J 21/02
B01J 21/04
B01J 21/06
B01J 21/10
B01J 21/12
B01J 23/02
B01J 23/04
B01J 23/06
B01J 23/10
B01J 23/12
B01J 23/16
B01J 23/22
B01J 23/24
B01J 23/26
B01J 23/28
B01J 23/30

Application no.

02736648.3

Keywords

Admissibility of appeal - (yes)
Admittance of new main request (amended claims and description) filed at the oral proceedings (yes)
Post-grant modifications of claims and description - not objectionable
Sufficiency of disclosure - (yes)
Remittal to the department of first instance - (yes)

Application title

Method for making a high surface area, small crystallite size catalyst for Fischer-Tropsch synthesis

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T035515.20180321

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 459.302K)
T 1304/15 () of 10.4.2018

Online on

24.05.2018

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

10.4.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08G 73/02
B01F 17/00

Application no.

07727030.4

Keywords

Novelty - main request (yes)
Inventive step - main request and auxiliary requests 1 to 4 (no)

Application title

POLYETHYLENE IMINE BASED PIGMENT DISPERSANTS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T130415.20180410

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 487.556K)
T 2280/17 () of 18.5.2018

Online on

24.05.2018

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

18.5.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B65D 23/10

Application no.

03008634.2

Keywords

Admissibility of appeal - statement of grounds (not filed)

Application title

Thin-walled container

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T228017.20180518

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 228.637K)
T 0515/14 () of 30.11.2017

Online on

23.05.2018

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

30.11.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B65H 23/188

Application no.

06019736.5

Keywords

Spät vorgebrachte Argumente - zugelassen (ja)
Spät eingereichte Beweismittel - Beweismittel hätten bereits im erstinstanzlichen Verfahren vorgebracht werden müssen (nicht zugelassen)
Spät eingereichte Beweismittel - Beweismittel hätten bereits mit der Beschwerdebegründung vorgebracht werden müssen (nicht zugelassen)
Neuheit (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - nicht naheliegende Lösung (ja)

Application title

Regelung der Bahnspannung einer Warenbahn

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T051514.20171130

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 528.730K)
T 2106/14 (Re-establishment of rights) of 8.3.2018

Online on

23.05.2018

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

8.3.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C09D 5/18
C09D 133/04

Application no.

05847654.0

Keywords

Re-establishment of rights - (no)
Re-establishment of rights - due care on the part of the applicant (no)

Application title

INTUMESCENT COATING COMPOSITIONS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T210614.20180308

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 278.706K)
T 2120/14 (Re-establishment of rights) of 8.3.2018

Online on

23.05.2018

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

8.3.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C09D 5/00
C09D 5/18

Application no.

05847652.4

Keywords

Re-establishment of rights - (no)
Re-establishment of rights - due care on the part of the applicant (no)

Application title

INTUMESCENT COATING COMPOSITIONS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T212014.20180308

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 340.975K)
D 0020/17 () of 14.2.2018

Online on

22.05.2018

Board

DBA

Decision date

14.2.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

-

Application no.

-

Keywords

-

Application title

-

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:D002017.20180214

Distribution

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 136.742K)
D 0025/17 () of 14.2.2018

Online on

22.05.2018

Board

DBA

Decision date

14.2.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

-

Application no.

-

Keywords

-

Application title

-

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:D002517.20180214

Distribution

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 129.735K)
T 1279/14 (OIL-IN-WATER EMULSION / L'OREAL) of 8.3.2018

Online on

22.05.2018

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

8.3.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 8/06
A61K 8/81
A61K 8/87
A61K 8/90
A61Q 19/00
A61Q 1/14

Application no.

09710186.9

Keywords

Late-filed evidence - adjournment of oral proceedings would have been required (yes)
Inventive step - (no)

Application title

OIL-IN-WATER EMULSION COMPRISING AN AMPHIPHILIC POLYMER

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T127914.20180308

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 459.525K)
T 1668/14 () of 19.4.2018

Online on

22.05.2018

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

19.4.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G07C 9/00
B60R 25/04

Application no.

04008754.6

Keywords

Admissibility of appeal - appeal sufficiently substantiated (yes)
Late-filed request - justification for late filing (no)
Late-filed request - request clearly allowable (no)
Amendments - added subject-matter (yes)

Application title

Switch device, especially ignition switch, interrogating a transponder by radio waves

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T166814.20180419

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 456.445K)
T 0429/15 () of 27.2.2018

Online on

22.05.2018

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

27.2.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08L 23/04

Application no.

07754871.7

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)
Inventive step - main request, first to fifth auxiliary requests

Application title

POLYOLEFIN COMPOSITIONS, ARTICLES MADE THEREFROM AND METHODS FOR PREPARING THE SAME

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T042915.20180227

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 480.614K)
T 0899/15 (Glycopyrronium salt/NOVARTIS) of 20.3.2018

Online on

22.05.2018

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

20.3.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 9/00
A61K 9/14
A61K 31/4015

Application no.

08859423.9

Keywords

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

Application title

Process for reducing the tendency of a glycopyyronium salt to aggegate during storage.

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T089915.20180320

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 308.373K)
T 1874/15 () of 21.3.2018

Online on

22.05.2018

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

21.3.2018

Proc. language

FR

IPC

B32B 1/08
B32B 27/08
B32B 27/34
F16L 11/04

Application no.

07858735.9

Keywords

nouveauté (oui) - toutes les requêtes
activité inventive (non) - toutes les requêtes

Application title

UTILISATION D'UNE STRUCTURE MULTICOUCHE POUR LA FABRICATION DE CONDUITES DE GAZ, NOTAMMENT DE METHANE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T187415.20180321

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 468.149K)
T 1768/12 (Wireless mouse/keyboard with reduced power consumption/AVAGO) of 14.5.2018

Online on

18.05.2018

Board

3.5.06

Decision date

14.5.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 1/32

Application no.

03009031.0

Keywords

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

Application title

Wireless interface device with reduced power consumption

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T176812.20180514

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

18.05.2018

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

26.4.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G09G 3/32

Application no.

07124161.6

Keywords

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

Application title

Pixel driving method and apparatus for organic light emitting device

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T135813.20180426

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

18.05.2018

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

30.6.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

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

Application no.

10158444.9

Keywords

Sufficiency of disclosure - (no)

Application title

Biomimetic membranes

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T010214.20170630

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

18.05.2018

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

30.6.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B01D 71/74

Application no.

03771549.7

Keywords

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

Application title

BIOMIMETIC MEMBRANES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T010314.20170630

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

18.05.2018

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

13.4.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A22C 21/00

Application no.

09164406.2

Keywords

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

Application title

Method and apparatus for processing poultry or a part thereof

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T038214.20180413

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

17.05.2018

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

9.5.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04L 1/18

Application no.

08162615.2

Keywords

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

Application title

System and method for retransmissions in a discontinuous reception configured system

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T153712.20180509

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

17.05.2018

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

20.4.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A62B 9/02

Application no.

07005473.9

Keywords

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

Application title

Helmet for artificial respiration without the aid of masks

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T005414.20180420

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

17.05.2018

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

31.1.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

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

Application no.

07703396.7

Keywords

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

Application title

LIQUID WHITENING MAINTENANCE COMPOSITION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T083014.20180131

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

17.05.2018

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

2.5.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A47J 31/44

Application no.

08709510.5

Keywords

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

Application title

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

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T151714.20180502

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

17.05.2018

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

19.4.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C11D 3/22

Application no.

08158707.3

Keywords

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

Application title

Laundry composition

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T083415.20180419

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

17.05.2018

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

23.4.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A47L 9/04

Application no.

06022038.1

Keywords

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

Application title

Kompaktes Saugreinigungsgerät für die autarke Reinigung von Bodenbeläge

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T092015.20180423

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

17.05.2018

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

19.4.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C11D 3/22

Application no.

10188928.5

Keywords

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

Application title

Laundry composition

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T140916.20180419

Distribution

C

Decision

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

Online on

16.05.2018

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

13.3.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06Q 30/00
G06Q 90/00

Application no.

08775543.5

Keywords

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

Application title

DELIVERY OF ADVERTISEMENTS IN MOBILE ADVERTISING SYSTEM

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T191912.20180313

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

16.05.2018

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

8.2.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 35/20

Application no.

05777309.5

Keywords

Inventive step - obvious alternative

Application title

IMMUNE STIMULATORY INFANT NUTRITION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T204712.20180208

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

15.05.2018

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

25.4.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61M 5/145
A61M 5/20

Application no.

07736288.7

Keywords

Novelty - (no)

Application title

DRUG DELIVERY DEVICE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T159812.20180425

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

15.05.2018

Board

3.5.07

Decision date

9.5.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 17/50
G06F 17/60

Application no.

04022865.2

Keywords

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

Application title

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

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T233013.20180509

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

15.05.2018

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

23.2.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A61C 13/00

Application no.

05106163.8

Keywords

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

Application title

Verfahren zur Konstruktion der Oberfläche eines aus dreidimensionalen Daten bestehenden Zahnersatzteils

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T209914.20180223

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

15.05.2018

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

18.4.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A61F 5/44
A61F 5/445

Application no.

10003174.9

Keywords

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

Application title

Absorptionskörper zum Anschluss an Haut- und Schleimhautoberflächen

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T229914.20180418

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

15.05.2018

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

5.3.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F16H 37/08

Application no.

08709759.8

Keywords

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

Application title

DUAL CLUTCH TRANSMISSION WITH MULTIPLE RANGE GEARING

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T029315.20180305

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

15.05.2018

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

1.3.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

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

Application no.

06705536.8

Keywords

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

Application title

PROPYLENE POLYMER COMPOSITION AND ORIENTED FILM MADE THEREFROM

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T044515.20180301

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

15.05.2018

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

15.3.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

H01R 43/02

Application no.

08847035.6

Keywords

Neuheit
Erfinderische Tätigkeit
Änderungen

Application title

VERFAHREN ZUM REDUZIEREN DES ANLEGIERENS VON ALUMINIUM SOWIE ULTRASCHALLSCHWEISSVORRICHTUNG

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T103015.20180315

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

14.05.2018

Board

3.5.06

Decision date

26.4.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 21/00

Application no.

07107882.8

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)

Application title

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

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T175512.20180426

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

14.05.2018

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

20.3.2018

Proc. language

FR

IPC

A61Q 17/04
A61K 8/44

Application no.

02292840.2

Keywords

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

Application title

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

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T037113.20180320

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

14.05.2018

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

17.4.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

D06F 58/28

Application no.

07112493.7

Keywords

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

Application title

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

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T024814.20180417

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

14.05.2018

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

13.4.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B01D 46/24

Application no.

10172513.3

Keywords

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

Application title

Filtereinheit mit einem konischen Gewinde

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T054114.20180413

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

14.05.2018

Board

3.5.06

Decision date

24.4.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

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

Application no.

08726684.7

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)

Application title

TRUSTED COMPONENT UPDATE SYSTEM AND METHOD

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T219315.20180424

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

11.05.2018

Board

3.5.04

Decision date

25.4.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

H04N 5/225
H01L 27/146

Application no.

05817042.4

Keywords

Zurückverweisung an die erste Instanz - (ja)

Application title

Bilderfassungseinrichtung

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T244212.20180425

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

11.05.2018

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

12.1.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

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

Application no.

05819134.7

Keywords

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

Application title

PROCESS FOR THE PREPARATION OF DROSPIRENONE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T027814.20180112

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

11.05.2018

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

13.4.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A23K 1/18
A23K 1/16

Application no.

07710036.0

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)

Application title

COMPOSITIONS AND METHOD FOR PROMOTING FAT LOSS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T205814.20180413

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

09.05.2018

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

11.1.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

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

Application no.

02799377.3

Keywords

-

Application title

GLUTATION PRECURSORS FOR THE TREATMENT OF NEUROPSYCHIATRIC DISORDERS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T257112.20180111

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

09.05.2018

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

12.4.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61F 13/15

Application no.

05815210.9

Keywords

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

Application title

A COMPOSITION AND WIPE FOR REDUCING VISCOSITY OF VISCOELASTIC BODILY FLUIDS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T207013.20180412

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

09.05.2018

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

13.11.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B65G 47/84

Application no.

09168562.8

Keywords

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

Application title

An apparatus for transport and controlled discharge of products

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T174615.20171113

Distribution

C

Decision

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

Online on

08.05.2018

Board

3.5.04

Decision date

11.4.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04N 5/44

Application no.

08847653.6

Keywords

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

Application title

Image display apparatus and method of controlling the same

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T207312.20180411

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

08.05.2018

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

17.4.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G09G 3/34

Application no.

05725822.0

Keywords

-

Application title

METHODS FOR DRIVING BISTABLE ELECTRO-OPTIC DISPLAYS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T059013.20180417

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

08.05.2018

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

10.4.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61B 3/12

Application no.

06020267.8

Keywords

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

Application title

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

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T127513.20180410

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

08.05.2018

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

16.5.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

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

Application no.

04758448.7

Keywords

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

Application title

Proteolytic and covalent antibodies

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T170513.20170516

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

08.05.2018

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

23.4.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G02C 7/10

Application no.

08714767.4

Keywords

Neuheit (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit (nein)

Application title

VORRICHTUNG ZUM ERHÖHTEN AUGENSCHUTZ

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T177913.20180423

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

08.05.2018

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

2.5.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F01N 3/20
F01N 9/00

Application no.

07803417.0

Keywords

Patentansprüche - Klarheit
Patentansprüche - Hauptantrag und Hilfsantrag (nein)

Application title

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

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T235613.20180502

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

08.05.2018

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

2.5.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

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

Application no.

06818398.7

Keywords

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

Application title

RAUCHARTIKELPACKUNG MIT AUSSCHIEBEDURCHGANG

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T003314.20180502

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

08.05.2018

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

3.5.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01J 3/46

Application no.

08742374.5

Keywords

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

Application title

SYSTEM FOR COLOR MATCH AND DIGITAL COLOR DISPLAY

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T028515.20180503

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

08.05.2018

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

6.2.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F25D 23/02

Application no.

08759605.2

Keywords

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

Application title

HAUSHALTSGERÄT

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T181915.20180206

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

08.05.2018

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

8.2.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

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

Application no.

03104219.5

Keywords

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

Application title

Stabilized teriparatide solutions

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T159916.20180208

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

07.05.2018

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

10.4.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01L 33/00

Application no.

05797533.6

Keywords

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

Application title

HIGH EFFICIENCY GROUP III NITRIDE LED WITH LENTICULAR SURFACE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T113213.20180410

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

07.05.2018

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

26.4.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G02B 1/10

Application no.

03768474.3

Keywords

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

Application title

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

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T134213.20180426

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

07.05.2018

Board

3.5.07

Decision date

27.2.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 17/30

Application no.

11179398.0

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)

Application title

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

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T241213.20180227

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

07.05.2018

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

12.4.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

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

Application no.

09175498.6

Keywords

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

Application title

Polymer compositions containing phosphates

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T196914.20180412

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

07.05.2018

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

27.2.2018

Proc. language

FR

IPC

C22C 21/10
C22F 1/053

Application no.

03740568.5

Keywords

Nouveauté
Activité inventive

Application title

PRODUITS EN ALLIAGES AL-ZN-MG-CU

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T024915.20180227

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

04.05.2018

Board

EBA

Decision date

29.11.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A01H 5/10

Application no.

98203458.9

Keywords

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

Application title

-

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:G000115.20161129

Distribution

A

Decision

PDF nicht verfügbar
G 0001/15 () of 29.11.2016

Online on

04.05.2018

Board

EBA

Decision date

29.11.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A01H 5/10

Application no.

98203458.9

Keywords

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

Application title

Use of cold flow improvers in fuel oil compositions

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:G000115.20161129

Distribution

A

Decision

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

Online on

04.05.2018

Board

EBA

Decision date

29.11.2016

Proc. language

FR

IPC

A01H 5/10

Application no.

98203458.9

Keywords

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

Application title

-

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:G000115.20161129

Distribution

A

Decision

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

Online on

04.05.2018

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

15.2.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06Q 20/00

Application no.

09719548.1

Keywords

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

Application title

DYNAMIC CURRENCY CONVERSION SYSTEM AND METHOD

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T189612.20180215

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

04.05.2018

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

30.1.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06Q 10/00

Application no.

04796831.8

Keywords

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

Application title

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

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T193612.20180130

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

04.05.2018

Board

3.5.06

Decision date

11.4.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H02H 3/05
G09B 7/00

Application no.

02803206.8

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)

Application title

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

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T215812.20180411

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

Online on

04.05.2018

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

19.3.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61M 5/145
A61M 5/315

Application no.

05796880.2

Keywords

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

Application title

INJECTION DEVICE WITH TORSION SPRING AND ROTATABLE DISPLAY

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T080213.20180319

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

Online on

04.05.2018

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

12.4.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G09G 3/32
G09G 3/00

Application no.

10171005.1

Keywords

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

Application title

Organic light emitting display device

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T120113.20180412

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Decision

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

Online on

04.05.2018

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

23.1.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

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

Application no.

03708593.3

Keywords

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

Application title

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

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T022014.20180123

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Decision

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

Online on

04.05.2018

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

26.1.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

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

Application no.

06116782.1

Keywords

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

Application title

Detergent compositions

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T134114.20170126

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Decision

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

Online on

04.05.2018

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

15.2.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C11D 17/04
C11D 17/00

Application no.

02788178.8

Keywords

Sufficiency of the disclosure (no)

Application title

USE OF A PACKAGED DETERGENT COMPOSITION COMPRISING A CONTAINER

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T157214.20180215

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Decision

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

Online on

04.05.2018

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

26.4.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

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

Application no.

07016960.2

Keywords

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

Application title

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

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T202114.20180426

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Decision

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

Online on

04.05.2018

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

27.4.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

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

Application no.

07705059.9

Keywords

Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

PARAMETRIC GENERATION USING INTERSECTING CAVITIES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T224215.20180427

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Decision

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

Online on

03.05.2018

Board

3.5.04

Decision date

2.3.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

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

Application no.

09772427.2

Keywords

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

Application title

Methods and apparatuses for selective data encryption

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T196612.20180302

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Decision

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

Online on

03.05.2018

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

17.11.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

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

Application no.

07017388.5

Keywords

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

Application title

Verfahren und Vorrichtung zur Herstellung von bandförmigen Kunststoffvorformlingen

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T073013.20171117

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Decision

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

Online on

03.05.2018

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

16.4.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G08B 19/00
G08B 25/04

Application no.

03028034.1

Keywords

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

Application title

Gefahrenmeldeanlage

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T088113.20180416

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Decision

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

Online on

03.05.2018

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

26.4.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B67D 3/00

Application no.

08170620.2

Keywords

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

Application title

Getränkedispenser

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T121513.20180426

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Decision

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

Online on

03.05.2018

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

26.4.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A22C 11/12

Application no.

07015727.6

Keywords

-

Application title

Clipmaschine

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T146813.20180426

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

Online on

03.05.2018

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

12.9.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

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

Application no.

04027340.1

Keywords

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

Application title

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

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T200913.20170912

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D

Decision

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

Online on

03.05.2018

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

11.4.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A01J 5/007

Application no.

06835653.4

Keywords

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

Application title

A METHOD OF AND AN INSTALLATION FOR MILKING AN ANIMAL

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T058914.20180411

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Decision

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

Online on

03.05.2018

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

2.2.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B22D 41/58
B22D 11/10

Application no.

09784522.6

Keywords

Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

SUBMERGED ENTRY NOZZLE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T210214.20180202

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Decision

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

Online on

03.05.2018

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

17.4.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F04C 27/02
F04C 18/344

Application no.

06763998.9

Keywords

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

Application title

VAKUUM-DREHSCHIEBERPUMPE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T226614.20180417

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D

Decision

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

Online on

03.05.2018

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

22.2.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

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

Application no.

08154718.4

Keywords

Grounds for opposition - insufficiency of disclosure (no)

Application title

Improved medical device with hydrophilic coating

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T007815.20180222

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D

Decision

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

Online on

03.05.2018

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

16.3.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

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

Application no.

04820386.3

Keywords

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

Application title

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

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T017615.20180316

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D

Decision

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

Online on

03.05.2018

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

6.3.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 9/28

Application no.

07732397.0

Keywords

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

Application title

Colonic drug delivery formulation

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T073015.20180306

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D

Decision

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

Online on

03.05.2018

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

22.3.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

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

Application no.

08737683.6

Keywords

Admission of new documents into the proceedings (Yes)
Remittal

Application title

METHODS FOR DISCHARGING COLORANTS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T100315.20180322

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Decision

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

Online on

03.05.2018

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

12.4.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

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

Application no.

04781429.8

Keywords

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

Application title

RAPID DISSOLUTION FORMULATION OF CINACALCET HCl

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T106315.20180412

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Decision

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

Online on

03.05.2018

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

8.12.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B64C 9/16
B64C 7/00

Application no.

06758661.0

Keywords

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

Application title

AEROSPACE VEHICLE FAIRING SYSTEMS AND ASSOCIATED METHODS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T114115.20171208

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D

Decision

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

Online on

03.05.2018

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

21.2.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B41F 33/00
B01F 13/10

Application no.

08715715.2

Keywords

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

Application title

Colour-Management

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T173315.20180221

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

03.05.2018

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

14.3.2018

Proc. language

FR

IPC

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

Application no.

05717681.0

Keywords

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

Application title

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

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T235215.20180314

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D

Decision

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

Online on

03.05.2018

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

26.4.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B24B 33/02

Application no.

11703184.9

Keywords

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

Application title

WERKZEUGMASCHINE UND VERFAHREN ZUM BEARBEITEN EINES WERKSTÜCKS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T066516.20180426

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D

Decision

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

Online on

03.05.2018

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

26.2.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

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

Application no.

07737056.7

Keywords

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

Application title

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

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T126616.20180226

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D

Decision

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

Online on

03.05.2018

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

27.4.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07C 273/12

Application no.

04763960.4

Keywords

Basis of decision - substantial procedural violation (yes)

Application title

INTEGRATED PROCESS FOR UREA AND MELAMINE PRODUCTION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T237416.20180427

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D

Decision

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

Online on

02.05.2018

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

27.11.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 17/60

Application no.

04255313.1

Keywords

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

Application title

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

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T226311.20171127

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

02.05.2018

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

2.2.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06Q 10/00
G06Q 50/00

Application no.

09171160.6

Keywords

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

Application title

Proxy-based transport reservation and scheduling system

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T154612.20180202

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

02.05.2018

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

19.4.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12N 15/82

Application no.

07787193.7

Keywords

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

Application title

Resistance to powdery mildew and absence of necrosis in Cucumis sativus

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T258812.20180419

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

02.05.2018

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

5.3.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B65D 5/42
C11D 17/04

Application no.

07822288.2

Keywords

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

Application title

FABRIC SHADING GUIDE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T215413.20180305

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

02.05.2018

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

30.1.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C23C 30/00
C04B 41/52

Application no.

00126315.1

Keywords

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

Application title

COATED PCBN CUTTING TOOLS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T025314.20180130

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

02.05.2018

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

25.1.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C23C 22/46
C23C 22/47

Application no.

02258241.5

Keywords

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

Application title

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

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T073814.20180125

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

02.05.2018

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

20.2.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

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

Application no.

06765408.7

Keywords

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

Application title

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

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T131814.20180220

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

02.05.2018

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

13.3.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

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

Application no.

08804605.7

Keywords

Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

Particle stabilised emulsion composition

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T027715.20180313

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

02.05.2018

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

16.1.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

E03D 9/08
E03D 11/14

Application no.

07405342.2

Keywords

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

Application title

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

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T084015.20180116

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

02.05.2018

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

25.4.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

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

Application no.

10731239.9

Keywords

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

Application title

MODIFIED SUGAR BEET PECTIN AND METHOD FOR USING THE SAME

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T213515.20180425

Distribution

D

Decision

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

Online on

02.05.2018

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

12.3.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

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

Application no.

10175071.9

Keywords

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

Application title

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

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T083616.20180312

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 335.249K)

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