Decisions in 2000

All board of appeal decisions released for publication in 2000 are shown in the list below by month.

Available months in 2000

December 2000

T 0816/98 () of 5.12.2000

Online on

28.12.2000

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

5.12.2000

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B07C 5/34

Application no.

90115382.5

Keywords:

Änderungen - Erweiterung (verneint)
Stützung der Ansprüche durch die Beschreibung (bejaht)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - nach Änderung (ja) - unzulässige Ex-post-facto-Analyse

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 42.100K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T081698.20001205
T 0096/99 () of 21.12.2000

Online on

28.12.2000

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

21.12.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H03K 19/173

Application no.

94202212.0

Keywords:

Novelty (yes)
Inventive step (yes)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 24.882K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T009699.20001221
T 0342/00 () of 21.12.2000

Online on

27.12.2000

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

21.12.2000

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C12N 15/12

Application no.

92104970.6

Keywords:

-

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 14.553K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T034200.20001221
T 0053/95 (Double diffused drain/STMICROELECTRONICS) of 18.12.2000

Online on

27.12.2000

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

18.12.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01L 29/784

Application no.

90830177.3

Keywords:

Inventive step (no)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 25.808K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T005395.20001218
T 1095/97 (Dreibasiges Treibladungspulver/WNC) of 15.11.2000

Online on

27.12.2000

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

15.11.2000

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C06B 21/00

Application no.

90906180.6

Keywords:

Erfinderische Tätigkeit (nein)

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 28.909K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T109597.20001115
T 0368/99 () of 26.10.2000

Online on

27.12.2000

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

26.10.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G03F 7/027

Application no.

90119036.3

Keywords:

Novelty - yes (main request)
Inventive step - no (main request)
Auxiliary request filed during oral proceedings (not admitted)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 38.338K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T036899.20001026
T 0747/99 () of 5.10.2000

Online on

27.12.2000

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

5.10.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08L 69/00

Application no.

95303430.3

Keywords:

Inventive step - obvious combination of known features

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 35.499K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T074799.20001005
T 0757/94 (Conformateur/ATOFINA) of 18.10.2000

Online on

22.12.2000

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

18.10.2000

Proc. language

FR

IPC

B29C 67/22

Application no.

86400830.5

Keywords:

Nouveauté (oui)
Activité inventive (oui)

Distribution

C

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 42.042K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T075794.20001018
T 0693/95 () of 23.10.2000

Online on

22.12.2000

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

23.10.2000

Proc. language

FR

IPC

E01C 19/652
B66F 9/06

Application no.

86400150.8

Keywords:

Extension de l'objet revendiqué (oui)
Vice de forme allégué (non reconnu)
Répartition des frais (acceptée)

Distribution

C

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 32.419K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T069395.20001023
T 0494/96 () of 28.9.2000

Online on

22.12.2000

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

28.9.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61F 2/16

Application no.

89105424.9

Keywords:

Novelty (yes) - public prior use (no) - confidentiality (yes) - insufficient evidence - no implicit prior diclosure
Inventive step (yes) - additional effect

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 81.903K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T049496.20000928
T 0945/96 () of 14.9.2000

Online on

22.12.2000

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

14.9.2000

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B28C 5/42

Application no.

91118235.0

Keywords:

Hauptantrag: erfinderische Tätigkeit (verneint)
Hilfsanträge 1, 2, 2a: Änderungen, Klarheit (nein: Widersprüche, Ansprüche und Beschreibung)
Hilfsantrag 2b: erfinderische Tätigkeit - nicht naheliegende Kombination bekannter Merkmale

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 37.885K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T094596.20000914
T 0411/97 () of 12.9.2000

Online on

22.12.2000

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

12.9.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01L 39/22

Application no.

91402900.4

Keywords:

Inventive step - yes (after amendments)
Late-filed evidence - admitted (prima facie highly relevant)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 38.936K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T041197.20000912
T 0074/98 () of 19.10.2000

Online on

22.12.2000

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

19.10.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08F 226/06

Application no.

88201843.5

Keywords:

Novelty - prior disclosure (no) - no reason to round up figures obtained by converting prior art values originally expressed in another unit
Inventive step - non-obvious combination of known features

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 41.329K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T007498.20001019
T 0174/98 (Ceramic compositions/TDK) of 30.11.2000

Online on

22.12.2000

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

30.11.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C04B 35/46

Application no.

89112193.1

Keywords:

Admissibility of the appeal (yes), novelty (yes, after amendment)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 25.678K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T017498.20001130
T 0373/99 (Umfangsantrieb/JAGENBERG) of 27.11.2000

Online on

22.12.2000

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

27.11.2000

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B65H 18/14

Application no.

93903219.9

Keywords:

Erfinderische Tätigkeit (ja)

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 34.066K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T037399.20001127
T 0701/99 () of 7.11.2000

Online on

22.12.2000

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

7.11.2000

Proc. language

DE

IPC

E06B 3/66

Application no.

94916222.6

Keywords:

Erfinderische Tätigkeit (anerkannt)

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 25.484K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T070199.20001107
T 0111/96 () of 14.11.2000

Online on

21.12.2000

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

14.11.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C11D 17/00

Application no.

91903357.1

Keywords:

Inventive step - no (advantages resulting from a prior art in an obvious manner)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 34.333K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T011196.20001114
T 0332/98 (Capture assay/ENZO) of 1.12.2000

Online on

21.12.2000

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

1.12.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12Q 1/68

Application no.

90124738.7

Keywords:

Inventive step (no)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 23.405K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T033298.20001201
T 0759/97 () of 18.12.2000

Online on

20.12.2000

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

18.12.2000

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B29C 51/00

Application no.

91901762.4

Keywords:

Erfinderische Tätigkeit (nein)

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 24.686K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T075997.20001218
T 0197/98 () of 14.11.2000

Online on

20.12.2000

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

14.11.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01G 19/00
G07B 17/02

Application no.

91119255.7

Keywords:

Clarity (main request: no)
Inventive step (auxiliary request: yes, after amendments)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 32.639K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T019798.20001114
T 0258/98 () of 5.10.2000

Online on

20.12.2000

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

5.10.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08L 71/12

Application no.

91120142.4

Keywords:

Inventive step - obvious combination of known features

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 27.090K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T025898.20001005
T 0872/95 (Oxidation mask/PHILIPS) of 9.11.2000

Online on

19.12.2000

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

9.11.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01L 21/76

Application no.

92201605.0

Keywords:

Inventive step (no)
Formulation of the objective technical problem

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 26.081K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T087295.20001109
T 0432/97 (Wound dressing/JOHNSON) of 10.11.2000

Online on

19.12.2000

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

10.11.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61L 15/16

Application no.

87305900.0

Keywords:

Main and first auxiliary request - novelty: no
Implicit disclosure
Second auxiliary request - novelty: yes
Prior art embodiments do not fall inevitably within the claimed range

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 30.594K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T043297.20001110
T 0144/98 () of 28.9.2000

Online on

19.12.2000

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

28.9.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08F 4/76

Application no.

86304806.2

Keywords:

Claims - clarity - relation to sufficiency of disclosure (no)
Novelty - prior disclosure - implicit features (no)
Inventive step - known process - non-obvious alternative

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 41.396K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T014498.20000928
T 0444/98 () of 9.11.2000

Online on

19.12.2000

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

9.11.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08G 63/80

Application no.

92921371.8

Keywords:

Amendments (main request) - added subject-matter (yes)
Novelty (first auxiliary request) - product-by-process claim (no)
Inventive step (second auxiliary request) - known process - improvement

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 36.838K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T044498.20001109
T 0011/99 (Fettsäuretrennung/PHARMA BEXBACH) of 10.10.2000

Online on

19.12.2000

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

10.10.2000

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C11C 1/00

Application no.

93102189.3

Keywords:

Zugänglichkeit für die Öffentlichkeit - ja
Hauptantrag - erfinderische Tätigkeit (nein); naheliegende Alternative
Erster Hilfsantrag - Zurückverweisung der Ansprüche des Hauptantrags (nein)
Zweiter Hilfsantrag: Zurückverweisung an Einspruchsabteilung

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 37.531K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T001199.20001010
T 0148/94 (Refined oil/UNILEVER) of 13.9.2000

Online on

18.12.2000

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

13.9.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C11B 3/00

Application no.

87201616.7

Keywords:

Novelty - no
A process 'comprising' certain features is not limited to these features

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 20.435K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T014894.20000913
T 0382/97 (Dispenser/ECOLAB) of 28.9.2000

Online on

18.12.2000

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

28.9.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C11D 17/04

Application no.

88113746.7

Keywords:

Main request: novelty - no
First auxiliary request: inventive step - yes
Procedural violation - no

Distribution

B

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 47.376K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T038297.20000928
T 0287/98 (Scrap metal/GALLOOMETAL N.V.) of 5.12.2000

Online on

18.12.2000

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

5.12.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C10L 5/48

Application no.

94201912.6

Keywords:

Amendment based upon original text in a language different from language of procedure (accepted)
Remittal to the first instance (yes)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 20.023K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T028798.20001205
T 0552/98 () of 7.11.2000

Online on

18.12.2000

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

7.11.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08G 63/88

Application no.

90630150.2

Keywords:

Claims - formulation - clarity (no)
Amendments - added subject-matter (yes) - broadening of claim (yes) - opposition proceedings

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 31.535K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T055298.20001107
T 0982/98 (Functionally defined features/MIDWEST RESEARCH INSTITUTE) of 7.11.2000

Online on

18.12.2000

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

7.11.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07D 201/02

Application no.

92913457.5

Keywords:

Clarity of the claim - main and auxiliary request (no)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 5.778K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T098298.20001107
T 0608/99 () of 17.11.2000

Online on

18.12.2000

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

17.11.2000

Proc. language

DE

IPC

H01M 8/04

Application no.

94107592.1

Keywords:

Mangelnde erfinderische Tätigkeit (bestätigt)
Zulässigkeit spät eingereichter Hilfsanträge (Hilfsantrag 1: ja; Hilfsantrag 2: nein)

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 26.177K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T060899.20001117
W 0014/00 (Einheitlichkeitsmangel "a priori") of 12.12.2000

Online on

18.12.2000

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

12.12.2000

Proc. language

DE

IPC

-

Application no.

-

Keywords:

Mangel an Einheitlichkeit 'a priori'

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 584.501K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:W001400.20001212
D 0009/00 () of 12.12.2000

Online on

15.12.2000

Board

DBA

Decision date

12.12.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

-

Application no.

-

Keywords:

-

Distribution

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 223.535K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:D000900.20001212
T 0740/96 () of 26.10.2000

Online on

15.12.2000

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

26.10.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B23B 13/02

Application no.

89200775.8

Keywords:

Inventive step (yes)
Interpretation of the extent of protection of a patent: not a task of the EPO
Enlarged Board of Appeal; referral (no)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 33.207K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T074096.20001026
T 0135/97 () of 4.12.2000

Online on

15.12.2000

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

4.12.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B25J 9/06

Application no.

91102041.0

Keywords:

Novelty (yes)
Inventive step (yes)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 28.339K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T013597.20001204
T 0829/98 () of 20.11.2000

Online on

15.12.2000

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

20.11.2000

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C08G 63/668

Application no.

93119402.1

Keywords:

Neuheit - ja, nach Beschränkung auf Verwendung

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 35.444K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T082998.20001120
T 0851/95 (Wiring pattern for integrated circuit device/TOSHIBA) of 31.8.2000

Online on

13.12.2000

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

31.8.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01L 23/485

Application no.

90121295.1

Keywords:

Main request: no support in the description for the invention as claimed (Article 84)
Auxiliary request: clarity (yes) - functional definition of features
Inventive step (yes, after amendments)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 31.757K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T085195.20000831
T 1054/96 (Transgene Pflanze) of 13.10.1997

Online on

13.12.2000

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

13.10.1997

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A01N 63/00

Application no.

91810144.5

Keywords:

Ansprüche, die Pflanzensorten umfassen
Gentechnisch veränderte Pflanzensorten
Im wesentlichen biologische Verfahren zur Züchtung von Pflanzen
Sorten als Erzeugnisse mikrobiologischer Verfahren
Verstoß gegen das Patentierungsverbot des Artikels 53 b) EPÜ
Befassung der Großen Beschwerdekammer (bejaht)

Distribution

A

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 85.085K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:1997:T105496.19971013
T 1054/96 (Transgenic plant) of 13.10.1997

Online on

13.12.2000

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

13.10.1997

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A01N 63/00

Application no.

91810144.5

Keywords:

Claims encompassing plant varieties
Genetically engineered plant varieties
Essentially biological processes for the production of plants
Varieties as products of microbiological processes
Contravention of prohibition of Article 53(b) EPC
Referral to Enlarged Board (yes)

Distribution

A

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 106.891K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:1997:T105496.19971013
T 1054/96 (Anti-pathogenic compositions/NOVARTIS III) of 6.12.2000

Online on

13.12.2000

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

6.12.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A01N 63/00

Application no.

91810144.5

Keywords:

Exceptions to patentability - no

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 24.333K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T105496.20001206
T 1054/96 (Transgenic plant/NOVARTIS) of 13.10.1997

Online on

13.12.2000

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

13.10.1997

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A01N 63/00

Application no.

91810144.5

Keywords:

Claims encompassing plant varieties
Genetically engineered plant varieties
Essentially biological processes for the production of plants
Varieties as products of microbiological processes
Contravention of prohibition of Article 53(b) EPC
Referral to Enlarged Board (yes)

Distribution

Decision

No PDF available

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:1997:T105496.19971013
T 1054/96 (Plante transgénique) of 13.10.1997

Online on

13.12.2000

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

13.10.1997

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A01N 63/00

Application no.

91810144.5

Keywords:

Revendications englobant des variétés végétales
Variétés végétales obtenues par génie génétique
Procédés essentiellement biologiques d'obtention de végétaux
Variétés en tant que produits obtenus par des procédés microbiologiques
Violation de l'interdiction visée à l'article 53b) CBE
Saisine de la Grande Chambre de recours (oui)

Distribution

A

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 86.317K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:1997:T105496.19971013
T 1040/96 () of 14.11.2000

Online on

12.12.2000

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

14.11.2000

Proc. language

FR

IPC

H01L 27/102

Application no.

92420044.7

Keywords:

Activité inventive (oui - après modification)
Remboursement de la taxe de recours (non)

Distribution

C

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 29.550K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T104096.20001114
T 0340/97 (Bearings/NORTON) of 7.11.2000

Online on

12.12.2000

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

7.11.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C04B 35/58

Application no.

89310997.5

Keywords:

Inventive step (no)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 55.914K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T034097.20001107
T 0028/99 () of 19.10.2000

Online on

12.12.2000

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

19.10.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B65D 83/14

Application no.

92111941.8

Keywords:

Novelty (yes)
Inventive step (yes)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 28.866K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T002899.20001019
T 0901/99 () of 1.12.2000

Online on

12.12.2000

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

1.12.2000

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F16D 65/097

Application no.

94919608.3

Keywords:

Neuheit, erfinderische Tätigkeit (bejaht)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T090199.20001201
T 0702/96 () of 6.9.2000

Online on

11.12.2000

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

6.9.2000

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B42B 4/00

Application no.

91119133.6

Keywords:

Ausreichende Offenbarung - Hauptantrag und Hilfsanträge I und II (nein), Hilfsantrag III (ja)
Unzulässige Erweiterung - Hilfsantrag III (nein)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hilfsantrag III (ja)

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C

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ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T070296.20000906
T 1110/97 () of 23.10.2000

Online on

11.12.2000

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

23.10.2000

Proc. language

DE

IPC

D06C 7/02

Application no.

91810827.5

Keywords:

Neuheit (Hauptantrag) - nein
Änderungen - Eindeutige Offenbarung durch Zeichnung (Hilfsantrag I) - nein
Änderungen - Isolierung eines nur in Kombination mit anderen Merkmalen offenbarten Merkmals (Hilfsantrag II) - nein
Neuheit und erfinderische Tätigkeit (Ansprüche 1 - 18 nach Hilfsantrag III) - ja

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C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 42.898K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T111097.20001023
T 0327/99 () of 29.11.2000

Online on

11.12.2000

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

29.11.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F16J 15/20

Application no.

92203111.7

Keywords:

Novelty (yes)
Inventive step (yes)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 19.807K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T032799.20001129
T 0343/96 (Wear-measurement of a control rod/WESTINGHOUSE ELECTRIC) of 14.11.2000

Online on

08.12.2000

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

14.11.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G21C 7/08

Application no.

88117852.9

Keywords:

Inventive step (no)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 44.291K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T034396.20001114
T 0101/97 () of 16.10.2000

Online on

08.12.2000

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

16.10.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61F 13/15

Application no.

90118497.8

Keywords:

Feature disclosed in the application as originally filed - no

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 28.905K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T010197.20001016
T 0469/97 (Heteroarylpiperidines, pyrrolidines and piperazines) of 28.6.2000

Online on

08.12.2000

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

28.6.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07D 261/20

Application no.

92924151.1

Keywords:

Main request - support in the application as filed (no)
First auxiliary request - correction of obvious mistake (no) - support in the application as filed (no)
Second auxiliary request - support in the application as filed (yes) - novelty (yes)
Remittal to first instance for further prosecution

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 52.632K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T046997.20000628
T 0579/97 () of 1.12.2000

Online on

08.12.2000

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

1.12.2000

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B62D 25/16

Application no.

92111213.2

Keywords:

Haupt- und Hilfsantrag - erfinderische Tätigkeit (verneint)
Auslegung der Ansprüche
Änderungen - Anspruchserweiterung (verneint)
Änderungen - Einspruchsverfahren
Änderungen - Patentanspruch - Aufnahme nicht recherchierter uneinheitlicher Gegenstände (verneint)

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C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 31.907K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T057997.20001201
T 0710/97 () of 25.10.2000

Online on

08.12.2000

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

25.10.2000

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G01D 5/24

Application no.

91103161.5

Keywords:

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hauptantrag (bejaht): unzulässige Ex-post-facto-Analyse

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 38.157K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T071097.20001025
T 1066/98 () of 2.10.2000

Online on

08.12.2000

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

2.10.2000

Proc. language

DE

IPC

H01F 3/00

Application no.

90104796.9

Keywords:

Nicht offenbartes einschränkendes Merkmal - (bejaht)
Technischer Beitrag zum Gegenstand der beanspruchten Erfindung - (bejaht)
Unzulässige Erweiterung des Patentgegenstands nach Art. 100 c) - (bejaht)

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C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 28.751K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T106698.20001002
T 1101/98 (Anticonvulsants/MCNEILAB, INC.) of 20.11.2000

Online on

08.12.2000

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

20.11.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07H 9/04

Application no.

93304497.6

Keywords:

Inventive step - (no)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 24.843K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T110198.20001120
D 0025/99 () of 4.12.2000

Online on

07.12.2000

Board

DBA

Decision date

4.12.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

-

Application no.

-

Keywords:

-

Distribution

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 123.711K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2000:D002599.20001204
T 0434/96 (PSM/INTEROX) of 6.9.2000

Online on

07.12.2000

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

6.9.2000

Proc. language

FR

IPC

C01B 15/12

Application no.

89200067.0

Keywords:

Insuffisance de description (non), usage public antérieur (oui), nouveauté (oui), activité inventive (oui)

Distribution

C

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 49.709K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T043496.20000906
T 0914/96 () of 9.11.2000

Online on

07.12.2000

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

9.11.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01L 21/76

Application no.

92301710.7

Keywords:

Inventive step (yes, after amendment)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 21.479K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T091496.20001109
T 0641/97 (Chinacridonpigmente/CLARIANT) of 17.10.2000

Online on

07.12.2000

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

17.10.2000

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C09B 67/22

Application no.

89117933.5

Keywords:

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Haupt- und Hilfsantrag (nein) - Effekt nicht glaubhaft gemacht - naheliegende Lösung

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C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 34.746K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T064197.20001017
T 0695/97 () of 9.11.2000

Online on

07.12.2000

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

9.11.2000

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B21B 1/36

Application no.

94104541.1

Keywords:

Erfinderische Tätigkeit (bejaht)

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 27.485K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T069597.20001109
T 0719/97 () of 31.10.2000

Online on

07.12.2000

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

31.10.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

D04H 1/70

Application no.

92901216.9

Keywords:

Novelty (yes)
Inventive step (yes)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 31.215K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T071997.20001031
T 0829/97 () of 5.12.2000

Online on

07.12.2000

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

5.12.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

D04B 1/00

Application no.

90910848.2

Keywords:

No further evidence for alleged prior use after withdrawn opposition

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 26.025K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T082997.20001205
T 1082/98 (Säschar/ACCORD) of 20.9.2000

Online on

07.12.2000

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

20.9.2000

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A01C 5/06

Application no.

93106948.8

Keywords:

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

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 35.502K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T108298.20000920
T 0470/99 () of 26.10.2000

Online on

07.12.2000

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

26.10.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B60T 13/52
B60T 8/48

Application no.

92908363.2

Keywords:

Amendment occasioned by a ground for opposition (no)
Novelty (yes)
Inventive step (yes)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 27.360K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T047099.20001026
T 0792/99 () of 7.11.2000

Online on

07.12.2000

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

7.11.2000

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B62D 65/00

Application no.

95111042.8

Keywords:

Erfinderische Tätigkeit (verneint)
Fernbleiben der Patentinhaberin von der mündlichen Verhandlung

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 26.280K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T079299.20001107
T 0175/98 (Schleifkörner/LAUFENBURG) of 20.10.2000

Online on

06.12.2000

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

20.10.2000

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C09K 3/14

Application no.

93116153.3

Keywords:

Auslegung der Patentansprüche im Einspruchsverfahren
Hauptantrag: Bei zutreffender Auslegung der Ansprüche Neuheit - nein

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 37.836K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T017598.20001020
T 0433/96 (Stockage PSM/INTEROX) of 6.9.2000

Online on

05.12.2000

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

6.9.2000

Proc. language

FR

IPC

C01B 15/12

Application no.

90201016.4

Keywords:

Divulgation par description écrite et orale - activité inventive (revendications modifiées : oui)

Distribution

C

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 50.281K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T043396.20000906
T 0451/97 () of 12.10.2000

Online on

05.12.2000

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

12.10.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A22C 13/00

Application no.

91900257.6

Keywords:

Inventive step - all requests - no

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 44.530K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T045197.20001012
T 0637/97 (Binding protein/GENENTECH) of 17.10.2000

Online on

05.12.2000

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

17.10.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12N 15/12

Application no.

89903593.5

Keywords:

Late-filed documents - not admitted
Inventive step (yes)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 29.970K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T063797.20001017
T 0254/98 ("Evidence not completely within the power of the opponent") of 26.9.2000

Online on

05.12.2000

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

26.9.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B23Q 7/04

Application no.

92117871.1

Keywords:

Public prior use (yes) - sufficient evidence
Novelty (yes)
Inventive step (yes) - non-obvious combination of known features

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 36.409K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T025498.20000926
T 0794/98 () of 25.10.2000

Online on

05.12.2000

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

25.10.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04N 1/32

Application no.

91305891.3

Keywords:

Inventive step (no)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 27.729K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T079498.20001025
T 0512/99 () of 6.11.2000

Online on

05.12.2000

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

6.11.2000

Proc. language

FR

IPC

H01G 1/017

Application no.

91400073.2

Keywords:

Activité inventive (confirmée)

Distribution

C

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 33.183K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T051299.20001106
D 0004/00 () of 30.11.2000

Online on

04.12.2000

Board

DBA

Decision date

30.11.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

-

Application no.

-

Keywords:

-

Distribution

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 88.094K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2000:D000400.20001130
T 0672/95 (Ceramic oxide superconductive composite material/SUMITOMO) of 24.3.2000

Online on

04.12.2000

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

24.3.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01L 39/12

Application no.

88104734.4

Keywords:

Late-filed documents (admitted)
Added subject-matter (no)
Inventive step (yes) realization of problem contributes to the inventive step

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 37.218K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T067295.20000324
T 0842/96 () of 21.6.2000

Online on

04.12.2000

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

21.6.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B23P 15/26

Application no.

87300767.8

Keywords:

Clarity and incorporation of all essential features of the invention (no)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 31.454K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T084296.20000621
T 0239/97 () of 11.10.2000

Online on

04.12.2000

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

11.10.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04L 27/02

Application no.

87904043.4

Keywords:

Inventive step (yes, after amendment)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 27.996K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T023997.20001011
T 0362/97 (Glyphosate formulations/MONSANTO) of 25.10.2000

Online on

04.12.2000

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

25.10.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A01N 25/30

Application no.

88870068.9

Keywords:

Amended claims of the main request: acceptable under the terms of Article 123(2) and (3) EPC
Inventive step (not decided): remittal to the department of first instance

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 37.274K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T036297.20001025
T 0641/98 () of 5.10.2000

Online on

04.12.2000

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

5.10.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04N 7/16

Application no.

88302180.0

Keywords:

Grounds of appeal (sufficient)
Inventive step (no)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 30.609K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T064198.20001005
T 1155/98 () of 31.10.2000

Online on

04.12.2000

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

31.10.2000

Proc. language

FR

IPC

H02H 3/34

Application no.

93420389.4

Keywords:

Nouveauté (oui)
Activité inventive (après modification, oui)

Distribution

C

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 34.274K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T115598.20001031
T 0899/99 () of 14.11.2000

Online on

04.12.2000

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

14.11.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B65D 25/00
B65D 77/24
B65D 81/82

Application no.

89911181.9

Keywords:

Inventive step (yes)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 22.340K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T089999.20001114
T 0233/96 (Adrenaline/MEDCO RESEARCH) of 4.5.2000

Online on

01.12.2000

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

4.5.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 31/70

Application no.

89303960.2

Keywords:

Novelty (yes): after limitation
Inventive step (no): claimed diagnostic application of adenosine obvious in view of its known diagnostic and therapeutic application
Second auxiliary request: reference to
no novel diagnostic application

Distribution

B

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 46.175K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T023396.20000504
T 0674/97 (Herbicidal sulfonamide/MONSANTO) of 24.11.2000

Online on

01.12.2000

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

24.11.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A01N 43/90

Application no.

92902973.4

Keywords:

Requirements of Article 123(2) - yes - after amendments
Reimbursement of appeal fee - no
Violation of Appellant's right to be heard - no
Substantial procedural violation - no

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 27.968K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T067497.20001124
T 1067/97 () of 4.10.2000

Online on

01.12.2000

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

4.10.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G03F 7/30

Application no.

89306131.7

Keywords:

Amendments - inadmissible extraction of isolated feature (main request)
Late filed request - exercise of discretion
Inventive step - obvious combination of known features (first and second auxiliary requests)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 44.388K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T106797.20001004
T 0418/98 (Mixed mail/PITNEY) of 28.9.2000

Online on

01.12.2000

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

28.9.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B65H 3/06

Application no.

93202715.4

Keywords:

Inventive step (yes)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 32.880K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T041898.20000928
T 0558/98 () of 16.11.2000

Online on

01.12.2000

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

16.11.2000

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C08G 18/12

Application no.

93912729.6

Keywords:

Neuheit (ja)

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 26.340K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T055898.20001116
T 0954/98 (Ablehnung wegen Besorgnis der Befangenheit) of 9.12.1999

Online on

01.12.2000

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

9.12.1999

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G05B 19/05

Application no.

92113370.8

Keywords:

Beschwerdeverfahren - Befangenheit - maßgebende Kriterien bei der Beurteilung
Antrag auf Fristverlängerung - Ablehnung - Begründung nicht erforderlich
Beweislastverteilung - Amtshilfe

Distribution

B

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 34.201K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:1999:T095498.19991209
T 0247/99 () of 27.9.2000

Online on

01.12.2000

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

27.9.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01J 3/44
G01J 3/18

Application no.

96201959.2

Keywords:

Novelty (no)
Inventive step (no)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 33.844K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T024799.20000927
T 0426/99 () of 4.10.2000

Online on

01.12.2000

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

4.10.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B65B 3/04

Application no.

93906336.8

Keywords:

Novelty (yes)
Inventive step (yes)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 36.749K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T042699.20001004

November 2000

T 0848/96 (Bromide concentration/AGFA) of 13.7.2000

Online on

30.11.2000

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

13.7.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G03C 7/26

Application no.

87107297.1

Keywords:

Inventive step - main request (yes)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 32.682K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T084896.20000713
T 0867/96 (Agent d'hygiène en hémodialyse) of 30.11.2000

Online on

30.11.2000

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

30.11.2000

Proc. language

FR

IPC

A01N 59/00

Application no.

89403013.9

Keywords:

Requête en correction des motifs de la décision du 21 juin

Distribution

B

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 20.280K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T086796.20001130
T 0927/96 () of 17.11.2000

Online on

30.11.2000

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

17.11.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G07F 17/24

Application no.

92112339.4

Keywords:

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

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 34.449K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T092796.20001117
T 0472/97 (Zeolite/TOSOH) of 5.10.2000

Online on

30.11.2000

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

5.10.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B01J 20/18

Application no.

91116924.1

Keywords:

Novelty, main request - no, auxiliary request - yes
Sufficiency of disclosure - yes, skilled person can interpret and perform the invention in spite of some inconsistencies in the patent in suit

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C

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 25.098K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T047297.20001005
T 0896/97 (Probenbehälter/MLS) of 19.10.2000

Online on

30.11.2000

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

19.10.2000

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B01J 3/03

Application no.

91107194.2

Keywords:

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - ja, nicht naheliegende Alternative

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 24.203K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T089697.20001019
T 1179/97 () of 28.9.2000

Online on

30.11.2000

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

28.9.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08G 59/04

Application no.

86302825.4

Keywords:

Inventive step (yes) - problem and solution

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 45.043K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T117997.20000928
T 1215/97 () of 28.9.2000

Online on

30.11.2000

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

28.9.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08G 64/30

Application no.

93119982.2

Keywords:

Novelty - prior disclosure - implicit features (no)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 26.936K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T121597.20000928
T 1135/98 () of 14.11.2000

Online on

30.11.2000

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

14.11.2000

Proc. language

DE

IPC

H01H 23/30

Application no.

90107158.9

Keywords:

Änderungen - Erweiterung (bejaht)
Offenbarung in Zeichnung (verneint)
Verallgemeinerung eines losgelösten Merkmals (bejaht)

Distribution

B

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 27.368K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T113598.20001114
T 0385/97 (Dental impression tray/MINNESOTA MINING AND MANUFACTURING CO.) of 11.10.2000

Online on

29.11.2000

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

11.10.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61C 9/00

Application no.

91905092.2

Keywords:

Remittal: yes

Distribution

B

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 35.369K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T038597.20001011
T 0433/99 () of 24.11.2000

Online on

29.11.2000

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

24.11.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61B 17/52

Application no.

92905377.5

Keywords:

Lack of clarity (no)
Lack of conciseness (no)
Definition by result (no)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 28.238K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T043399.20001124
T 0200/00 () of 22.11.2000

Online on

28.11.2000

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

22.11.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61F 13/15

Application no.

91901512.3

Keywords:

Missing Statement of Grounds

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 15.161K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T020000.20001122
T 0525/96 (Homogenisation/UNILEVER) of 11.8.2000

Online on

28.11.2000

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

11.8.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A23L 1/19

Application no.

90203451.1

Keywords:

Main request - inventive step (no): obvious alternative process
First auxiliary request - power of the board to examine a product-by-process claim not explicitly opposed (yes)
Inventive step: (no)
Second auxiliary request - not object of opposition

Distribution

B

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 34.212K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T052596.20000811
T 0930/98 () of 21.9.2000

Online on

28.11.2000

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

21.9.2000

Proc. language

DE

IPC

E02D 3/10
E02B 11/00

Application no.

92907285.8

Keywords:

Neuheit (bejaht), erfinderische Tätigkeit (bejaht)

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 28.964K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T093098.20000921
G 0004/98 (Benennungsgebühren) of 27.11.2000

Online on

27.11.2000

Board

EBA

Decision date

27.11.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

-

Application no.

-

Keywords:

Nichtzahlung von Benennungsgebühren
Keine Rückwirkung der Rücknahmefiktion abgesehen von Artikel 67 EPÜ
Rücknahmefiktion wird mit Ablauf der Frist für die Zahlung der Benennungsgebühren wirksam

Distribution

A

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 77.938K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2000:G000498.20001127
G 0004/98 (Designation fees) of 27.11.2000

Online on

27.11.2000

Board

EBA

Decision date

27.11.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

-

Application no.

-

Keywords:

Failure to pay designation fees
No retroactive effect of deemed withdrawal except for Article 67 EPC
Deemed withdrawal takes effect upon expiry of the time limit for payment of designation fees

Distribution

A

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 71.752K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:G000498.20001127
G 0004/98 (Designation fees) of 27.11.2000

Online on

27.11.2000

Board

EBA

Decision date

27.11.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

-

Application no.

-

Keywords:

Failure to pay designation fees
No retroactive effect of deemed withdrawal except for Article 67 EPC
Deemed withdrawal takes effect upon expiry of the time limit for payment of designation fees

Distribution

A

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 841.283K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2000:G000498.20001127
G 0004/98 (Taxes de désignation) of 27.11.2000

Online on

27.11.2000

Board

EBA

Decision date

27.11.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

-

Application no.

-

Keywords:

Défaut de paiement des taxes de désignation
La fiction de retrait n'a pas d'effet rétroactif excepté pour l'article 67 CBE
La fiction du retrait prend effet à l'expiration du délai de paiement des taxes de désignation

Distribution

A

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 80.246K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2000:G000498.20001127
T 0438/98 () of 12.10.2000

Online on

27.11.2000

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

12.10.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08J 5/18

Application no.

88111360.9

Keywords:

Claims - clarity (yes) - lack of support (not objectionable in opposition/appeal proceedings)
Amendment under Rule 88 EPC not objectionable under Article 123(3) EPC if complying with Article 123(2) EPC
Novelty - implicit disclosure (no)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 42.607K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T043898.20001012
T 0792/94 () of 11.10.2000

Online on

24.11.2000

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

11.10.2000

Proc. language

FR

IPC

B29C 67/14

Application no.

90400377.9

Keywords:

Requête principale et première requête auxiliaire : rejetées sur la base de l'article 123(2) de la CBE
Requêtes auxiliaires 2 à 7 : rejetées pour manque d'activité inventive

Distribution

C

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 45.274K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T079294.20001011
T 0332/97 (Procédé de surgélation/SODIAPE) of 18.10.2000

Online on

24.11.2000

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

18.10.2000

Proc. language

FR

IPC

A23B 7/10

Application no.

91402141.5

Keywords:

Requête principale et requêtes subsidiaires 1 à 3 : nouveauté (non) - caractéristiques implicites pour l'homme du métier dans le document de l'état de la technique

Distribution

C

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 36.012K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T033297.20001018
T 0327/98 () of 17.11.2000

Online on

24.11.2000

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

17.11.2000

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B42C 9/00

Application no.

90108043.2

Keywords:

Neuheit (nein)

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 19.493K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T032798.20001117
T 0328/98 () of 26.10.2000

Online on

24.11.2000

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

26.10.2000

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C08B 31/12

Application no.

90110531.2

Keywords:

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - nicht naheliegende Kombination bekannter Merkmale

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 52.977K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T032898.20001026
T 0757/98 () of 27.9.2000

Online on

24.11.2000

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

27.9.2000

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A61H 39/00

Application no.

91914287.7

Keywords:

Offenbarung der Erfindung (ausreichend)
Technische Aufgabe und deren Lösung (verständlich)
Technische Wirkung (wiederholbar)

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 22.590K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T075798.20000927
T 0956/98 () of 20.10.2000

Online on

24.11.2000

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

20.10.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01B 12/06

Application no.

90114887.4

Keywords:

Novelty (yes)
Inventive step (no)
Twofold problem, whereby the non-inventive solution to a problem is also suitable to the solution of the other problem (Bonus effect)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 31.087K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T095698.20001020
T 1005/98 () of 21.9.2000

Online on

24.11.2000

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

21.9.2000

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A61F 2/30

Application no.

95114676.0

Keywords:

Chirurgischer Verfahrensschritt innerhalb eines Verfahrens zur Herstellung einer Endoprothese

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 22.429K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T100598.20000921
T 0806/99 (Ordre de débit/USINOR) of 24.10.2000

Online on

24.11.2000

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

24.10.2000

Proc. language

FR

IPC

C25D 5/36
C25D 5/50

Application no.

93401445.7

Keywords:

Ordre de débit d'un compte courant (oui)
Opposition réputée formée (oui)

Distribution

C

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 25.951K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T080699.20001024
T 0421/00 () of 16.11.2000

Online on

23.11.2000

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

16.11.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 31/725

Application no.

90307878.0

Keywords:

Missing Statement of Grounds

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 14.389K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T042100.20001116
T 0762/00 () of 9.11.2000

Online on

23.11.2000

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

9.11.2000

Proc. language

FR

IPC

B01D 53/36

Application no.

92403250.1

Keywords:

Irrecevabilité
Motifs de recours non déposés

Distribution

C

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 14.325K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T076200.20001109
T 0134/98 (Einbauteil/PFAUDLER) of 27.9.2000

Online on

23.11.2000

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

27.9.2000

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B01F 13/00

Application no.

93104022.4

Keywords:

Offenkundige Vorbenutzung (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit (nein)

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 35.776K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T013498.20000927
T 0808/98 (Insulation/JMC) of 12.10.2000

Online on

23.11.2000

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

12.10.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C03C 13/00

Application no.

87901882.8

Keywords:

Novelty (after amendment, yes)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 22.556K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T080898.20001012
T 0547/95 () of 11.10.2000

Online on

22.11.2000

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

11.10.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01L 21/306

Application no.

89105425.6

Keywords:

Inventive step (no) - ranges of parameters accessible through routine experimentation

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 29.140K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T054795.20001011
T 0994/96 () of 17.10.2000

Online on

21.11.2000

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

17.10.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04N 1/18

Application no.

94200320.3

Keywords:

Inventive step (no)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 20.626K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T099496.20001017
T 0080/98 () of 26.9.2000

Online on

21.11.2000

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

26.9.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A45C 5/02

Application no.

92112591.0

Keywords:

Inventive step - yes

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 36.741K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T008098.20000926
T 0083/98 () of 25.9.2000

Online on

21.11.2000

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

25.9.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A45C 5/02

Application no.

85307923.4

Keywords:

Inventive step -first auxiliary request - yes

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 42.098K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T008398.20000925
T 0952/98 () of 25.10.2000

Online on

21.11.2000

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

25.10.2000

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F01L 3/02

Application no.

92810462.9

Keywords:

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (bejaht)

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 38.862K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T095298.20001025
T 0145/99 () of 17.10.2000

Online on

21.11.2000

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

17.10.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F16P 3/14
G01V 8/00

Application no.

93309256.1

Keywords:

Novelty (yes)
Inventive step (yes)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 30.062K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T014599.20001017
T 0564/99 () of 21.9.2000

Online on

21.11.2000

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

21.9.2000

Proc. language

FR

IPC

A63C 5/12

Application no.

92420415.9

Keywords:

Nouveauté (oui)
Activité inventive (oui)

Distribution

C

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 35.232K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T056499.20000921
T 0609/97 (Olefin production/CHINA PETROCHEMICAL) of 20.10.2000

Online on

20.11.2000

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

20.10.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C10G 11/20

Application no.

88111807.9

Keywords:

Inventive step - yes
Further improvement of a yield not foreshadowed in citations disclosing low yields

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 39.100K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T060997.20001020
T 0203/99 () of 16.10.2000

Online on

20.11.2000

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

16.10.2000

Proc. language

FR

IPC

G01D 13/28

Application no.

92400183.7

Keywords:

Activité inventive (oui, après modification)

Distribution

C

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 39.432K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T020399.20001016
T 0321/00 () of 17.11.2000

Online on

17.11.2000

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

17.11.2000

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F02B 31/00

Application no.

96115269.1

Keywords:

Wiedereinsetzung in die Frist zur Begründung der Beschwerde - ja

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 18.782K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T032100.20001117
T 0102/97 () of 5.10.2000

Online on

17.11.2000

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

5.10.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B23B 5/06

Application no.

91112053.3

Keywords:

Admissibility of the opposition - yes

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 27.679K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T010297.20001005
T 0330/98 () of 20.9.2000

Online on

17.11.2000

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

20.9.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61F 13/46

Application no.

92903421.3

Keywords:

Admendments - added subject-matter (no)
Novelty (yes)
Inventive step (yes)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 49.604K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T033098.20000920
T 0372/99 (Dye-receiving element/KODAK) of 17.11.2000

Online on

17.11.2000

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

17.11.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B41M 5/00

Application no.

93100466.7

Keywords:

Appeal deemed to have been filed - withdrawal of the appeal - partial reimbursement of the appeal fee refused

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 16.337K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T037299.20001117
T 0940/99 () of 17.10.2000

Online on

17.11.2000

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

17.10.2000

Proc. language

FR

IPC

F25J 3/04
F27D 17/02

Application no.

94402427.2

Keywords:

Nouveauté (oui)

Distribution

C

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 27.761K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T094099.20001017
T 0333/97 (Somatic changes/MONSANTO) of 5.10.2000

Online on

16.11.2000

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

5.10.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12N 15/11

Application no.

86307850.7

Keywords:

Inventive step (no)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 29.465K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T033397.20001005
T 0443/98 (Zusammenwirken zweier Merkmale/SIEMENS AG) of 21.9.2000

Online on

16.11.2000

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

21.9.2000

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B23K 1/00
B05C 1/08

Application no.

89902025.9

Keywords:

Änderungen - Erweiterung (verneint)
Neuheit (bejaht)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - nach Änderung - (bejaht)

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 34.567K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T044398.20000921
T 0722/98 () of 13.11.2000

Online on

16.11.2000

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

13.11.2000

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A61G 3/02

Application no.

93116290.3

Keywords:

Erfinderische Tätigkeit (ja)

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 20.602K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T072298.20001113
T 0221/99 () of 7.11.2000

Online on

16.11.2000

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

7.11.2000

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F16F 15/03

Application no.

93114795.3

Keywords:

Zulassung verspätet eingereichter Dokumente
Zurückverweisung an die erste Instanz zur weiteren Entscheidung

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 19.628K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T022199.20001107
T 1120/98 () of 25.10.2000

Online on

15.11.2000

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

25.10.2000

Proc. language

DE

IPC

H02P 1/46

Application no.

94116314.9

Keywords:

Neuheit und erfinderische Tätigkeit (nach Änderung, ja)

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 24.212K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T112098.20001025
T 1148/98 (Régulation épigénétique/STERNHEIMER) of 19.9.2000

Online on

15.11.2000

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

19.9.2000

Proc. language

FR

IPC

C12P 21/02

Application no.

93913082.9

Keywords:

Requête principale - revendications 6 et 8 - extension de l'objet de la demande (oui)
Revendication 7 - non-brevetable au titre de l'article 52(2)(c) de la CBE
Requête auxiliaire - invention susceptible d'être brevetée (oui)
Décision concernant le recours - renvoi de l'affaire (oui)

Distribution

C

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 30.119K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T114898.20000919
T 0257/99 () of 27.7.2000

Online on

15.11.2000

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

27.7.2000

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G03H 1/02
B32B 33/00

Application no.

91111437.9

Keywords:

Neuheit und erfinderische Tätigkeit (nach Änderung bejaht)

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 38.225K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T025799.20000727
T 0017/97 (Method for producing an ester/MITSUBISHI KASEI VINYL) of 14.11.2000

Online on

14.11.2000

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

14.11.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07C 69/80

Application no.

90111786.1

Keywords:

Amendments submitted during oral proceedings - appropriate and necessary
Inventive step (yes) - non-obvious solution
Substantial procedural violation (no) - erroneous assessment of document

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 34.656K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T001797.20001114
T 1129/97 (benzimidazoles) of 26.10.2000

Online on

14.11.2000

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

26.10.2000

Proc. language

FR

IPC

C07D 235/18

Application no.

92911098.9

Keywords:

-

Distribution

A

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 37.313K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T112997.20001026
T 1129/97 (benzimidazoles/) of 26.10.2000

Online on

14.11.2000

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

26.10.2000

Proc. language

FR

IPC

C07D 235/18

Application no.

92911098.9

Keywords:

-

Distribution

A

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 54.445K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T112997.20001026
T 1129/97 (benzimidazoles) of 26.10.2000

Online on

14.11.2000

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

26.10.2000

Proc. language

FR

IPC

C07D 235/18

Application no.

92911098.9

Keywords:

Clarté des revendications
Interprétation des termes

Distribution

A

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 52.808K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T112997.20001026
T 1129/97 (benzimidazoles/GALDERMA) of 26.10.2000

Online on

14.11.2000

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

26.10.2000

Proc. language

FR

IPC

C07D 235/18

Application no.

92911098.9

Keywords:

-

Distribution

A

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 64.368K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T112997.20001026
T 0975/98 () of 18.10.2000

Online on

14.11.2000

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

18.10.2000

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F01L 3/08

Application no.

94107572.3

Keywords:

Erfinderische Tätigkeit (bejaht) - rückschauende Betrachtungsweise

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 34.979K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T097598.20001018
T 1071/98 () of 18.10.2000

Online on

14.11.2000

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

18.10.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B07C 1/00

Application no.

89313228.2

Keywords:

Inventive step - (yes) after amendment

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 27.472K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T107198.20001018
T 0046/99 () of 11.10.2000

Online on

14.11.2000

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

11.10.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G03G 15/16

Application no.

92306183.2

Keywords:

lack of inventive step (confirmed)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 30.048K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T004699.20001011
T 0125/99 () of 9.10.2000

Online on

14.11.2000

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

9.10.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H05K 3/46

Application no.

91308756.5

Keywords:

Added subject-matter

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 23.020K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T012599.20001009
T 0116/97 () of 11.10.2000

Online on

13.11.2000

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

11.10.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C22C 38/12

Application no.

90121805.7

Keywords:

Novelty (yes)
Inventive step (no) - main and auxiliary request 2
Admissibility of auxiliary requests 1 and 3 to 6 (no)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 37.713K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T011697.20001011
T 0132/98 () of 5.10.2000

Online on

13.11.2000

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

5.10.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61M 1/16

Application no.

92915292.4

Keywords:

Late-filed documents (partially admitted)
Remittal of the case (no)
Inventive step (no)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 30.524K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T013298.20001005
T 0654/98 () of 6.6.2000

Online on

13.11.2000

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

6.6.2000

Proc. language

FR

IPC

F28D 17/02

Application no.

93923585.9

Keywords:

Exposé suffisant de l'invention (oui) - résultat technique revendiqué apte à être mis en oeuvre à partir des connaissances générales de l'homme du métier dans le domaine technique et des données de la description
Résultat facile à vérifier par des mesures de routine
Définition plus précise inutile

Distribution

C

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 37.611K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T065498.20000606
J 0015/98 (Anmeldetag) of 31.10.2000

Online on

10.11.2000

Board

3.1.01

Decision date

31.10.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

E03C 1/00

Application no.

97500145.4

Keywords:

Eingangs- und Formalprüfung - Zuerkennung eines Anmeldetags - Sprache der eingereichten Unterlagen
Gemeinsame Vorschriften - Sprachenprivileg

Distribution

A

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 35.579K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:J001598.20001031
J 0015/98 (Filing date) of 31.10.2000

Online on

10.11.2000

Board

3.1.01

Decision date

31.10.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

E03C 1/00

Application no.

97500145.4

Keywords:

Preliminary and formalities examination - accordance of a date of filing - language of the filed documents
Rules common to all proceedings - language privilege

Distribution

A

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 33.670K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:J001598.20001031
J 0015/98 (Filing date/BENAS DE BRIGANTE) of 31.10.2000

Online on

10.11.2000

Board

3.1.01

Decision date

31.10.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

E03C 1/00

Application no.

97500145.4

Keywords:

Preliminary and formalities examination - accordance of a date of filing - language of the filed documents
Rules common to all proceedings - language privilege

Distribution

A

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 490.166K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:J001598.20001031
J 0015/98 (Date de dépôt) of 31.10.2000

Online on

10.11.2000

Board

3.1.01

Decision date

31.10.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

E03C 1/00

Application no.

97500145.4

Keywords:

Examen préliminaire et quant à la forme - octroi d'une date de dépôt - langue des pièces produites
Règles communes à toutes les procédures - privilège linguistique

Distribution

A

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 37.552K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:J001598.20001031
T 0801/98 () of 20.6.2000

Online on

10.11.2000

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

20.6.2000

Proc. language

FR

IPC

E05B 15/06

Application no.

89402846.3

Keywords:

Usage antérieur : accessibilité au public (insuffisamment prouvée)
Activité inventive (oui)

Distribution

C

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 38.107K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T080198.20000620
T 1006/98 (DNA Sequencing/HARVARD COLLEGE) of 23.10.2000

Online on

10.11.2000

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

23.10.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12Q 1/68

Application no.

92202037.5

Keywords:

Divisional application - extension beyond content of parent application (yes)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 19.924K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T100698.20001023
T 0239/99 () of 11.7.2000

Online on

10.11.2000

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

11.7.2000

Proc. language

FR

IPC

B07B 1/46

Application no.

93400760.0

Keywords:

Activité inventive (oui, après modification)

Distribution

C

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 38.870K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T023999.20000711
T 0736/95 (Neuer Einspruchsgrund) of 9.10.2000

Online on

09.11.2000

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

9.10.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07K 13/00

Application no.

83901979.1

Keywords:

Zulässigkeit eines neuen Einspruchsgrunds - Relevanz
Verpflichtung der Einspruchsabteilung zur Prüfung der Relevanz eines neuen Einspruchsgrunds
Zurückverweisung an die erste Instanz zur weiteren Entscheidung - bejaht
Befassung der Großen Beschwerdekammer - verneint

Distribution

A

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 27.267K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T073695.20001009
T 0736/95 (Fresh ground of opposition) of 9.10.2000

Online on

09.11.2000

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

9.10.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07K 13/00

Application no.

83901979.1

Keywords:

Admissibility of fresh ground of opposition - relevance
Obligation of opposition division to examine fresh ground of opposition for relevance
Remittal to first instance for further prosecution - yes
Referral to Enlarged Board of Appeal - no

Distribution

A

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 23.793K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T073695.20001009
T 0736/95 (Fresh ground of opposition/AMGEN INC.) of 9.10.2000

Online on

09.11.2000

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

9.10.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07K 13/00

Application no.

83901979.1

Keywords:

Admissibility of fresh ground of opposition - relevance
Obligation of opposition division to examine fresh ground of opposition for relevance
Remittal to first instance for further prosecution - yes
Referral to Enlarged Board of Appeal - no

Distribution

A

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 21.058K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T073695.20001009
T 0736/95 (Nouveau motif d'opposition) of 9.10.2000

Online on

09.11.2000

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

9.10.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07K 13/00

Application no.

83901979.1

Keywords:

Recevabilité d'un nouveau motif d'opposition - pertinence
Obligation pour la division d'opposition d'examiner la pertinence d'un nouveau motif d'opposition
Renvoi à la première instance pour suite à donner - oui
Saisine de la Grande Chambre de recours - non

Distribution

A

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 26.156K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T073695.20001009
T 1069/98 () of 14.6.2000

Online on

08.11.2000

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

14.6.2000

Proc. language

FR

IPC

E01C 7/26
E01C 19/10
E01C 23/06
C04B 28/02
C08L 95/00

Application no.

92401510.0

Keywords:

Qualité pour agir de la société titulaire
Activité inventive (reconnue)
Contenu réel d'une antériorité confirmé par un autre document

Distribution

C

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 37.923K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T106998.20000614
T 0281/98 () of 27.10.2000

Online on

06.11.2000

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

27.10.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01M 10/34
H01M 4/24
H01M 4/32
H01M 2/16

Application no.

91105059.9

Keywords:

Novelty and inventive step (after amendments - yes)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 25.281K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T028198.20001027
T 1190/97 () of 26.9.2000

Online on

03.11.2000

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

26.9.2000

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B60R 22/46
B60R 21/32

Application no.

90109106.6

Keywords:

Erfinderische Tätigkeit (bejaht)

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 27.843K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T119097.20000926
T 0754/00 () of 20.10.2000

Online on

02.11.2000

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

20.10.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08L 63/00

Application no.

96920971.7

Keywords:

Missing Statement of Grounds

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 14.074K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T075400.20001020

October 2000

T 0219/00 () of 24.10.2000

Online on

31.10.2000

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

24.10.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G07F 7/10

Application no.

92109934.7

Keywords:

Missing Statement of Grounds

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 14.497K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T021900.20001024
T 0001/96 () of 20.6.2000

Online on

31.10.2000

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

20.6.2000

Proc. language

FR

IPC

B29C 35/02

Application no.

92403586.8

Keywords:

Activité inventive (oui)

Distribution

C

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 20.721K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T000196.20000620
T 0269/96 () of 31.10.2000

Online on

31.10.2000

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

31.10.2000

Proc. language

FR

IPC

G01P 3/44

Application no.

92401632.2

Keywords:

Art. 123(2) CBE - Modifications - extension de l'objet de la demande (non)
Art. 83 CBE - Exposé - permettant d'exécuter l'invention (oui)
Art. 84 CBE - Revendications - clarté (oui), fondéees sur la description (oui)
Art. 111(1) CBE - Décision concernant le recours - renvoi de l'affaire (oui)

Distribution

C

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 26.652K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T026996.20001031
T 0728/96 () of 2.8.2000

Online on

31.10.2000

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

2.8.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61M 25/00

Application no.

88120561.1

Keywords:

Novelty (yes)
Inventive step (yes)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 29.429K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T072896.20000802
T 0229/97 (Atorvastatin/WARNER-LAMBERT) of 20.7.2000

Online on

31.10.2000

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

20.7.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07D 207/327

Application no.

90113986.5

Keywords:

Inventive step (yes, after amendment) - proper comparison - unexpectedly improved handling

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 22.722K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T022997.20000720
T 0524/97 (Flüssigkristalline Phasen/HOECHST) of 16.5.2000

Online on

31.10.2000

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

16.5.2000

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C09K 19/34

Application no.

86903293.8

Keywords:

Neuheit (ja) - Teilpriorität - kollidierende Anmeldung - mehrfache Auswahl
Erfinderische Tätigkeit (ja) - von Erfindung weg weisende Lehre - überraschender Effekt keine Voraussetzung für Anerkennung einer erfinderischen Tätigkeit

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 69.414K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T052497.20000516
T 0970/97 (Bauxite digestion/SHELL) of 20.9.2000

Online on

31.10.2000

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

20.9.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C01F 7/04

Application no.

90200664.2

Keywords:

Inventive step - yes
Non-obvious solution of a technical problem
Time factor as secondary indication

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 30.626K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T097097.20000920
T 1107/97 () of 18.9.2000

Online on

31.10.2000

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

18.9.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08G 63/06

Application no.

93116263.0

Keywords:

Claims - clarity (yes)
Claims - novelty (yes)
Claims - inventive step (yes)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 36.372K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T110797.20000918
T 1156/97 () of 31.10.2000

Online on

31.10.2000

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

31.10.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08L 67/04

Application no.

92307249.0

Keywords:

Novelty (yes)
Inventive step (yes)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 43.706K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T115697.20001031
T 0176/98 () of 19.9.2000

Online on

31.10.2000

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

19.9.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08C 19/02

Application no.

90100145.3

Keywords:

Novelty - public prior use (no) - insufficient evidence

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 36.512K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T017698.20000919
T 0543/99 () of 24.10.2000

Online on

31.10.2000

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

24.10.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C11D 3/386

Application no.

92914376.6

Keywords:

Related companies filing opposition or appeal must each pay opposition or appeal fee
Failure to file statements of grounds amounts to withdrawal of appeal
Reimbursement of appeal fee (no)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 20.864K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T054399.20001024
T 0436/95 () of 29.9.2000

Online on

30.10.2000

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

29.9.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G02B 5/32
G03H 1/04

Application no.

81902997.6

Keywords:

Inventive step (after amendments - yes)
Earlier decision of a board in the same case - ratio decidendi
Enlarged Board - referral (no)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 30.408K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T043695.20000929
T 0326/97 () of 31.8.2000

Online on

30.10.2000

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

31.8.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B29C 47/00

Application no.

88304667.4

Keywords:

Sufficiency of disclosure (no)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 23.283K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T032697.20000831
T 0863/97 () of 12.7.2000

Online on

30.10.2000

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

12.7.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G02B 1/10
B29D 11/00

Application no.

90111670.7

Keywords:

Amendments - added subject-matter (no)
Inventive step - (no) incentive to try alternative solution

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 35.791K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T086397.20000712
T 0914/98 () of 22.9.2000

Online on

30.10.2000

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

22.9.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B60R 19/42
E01F 15/00
B60J 5/04

Application no.

93922109.9

Keywords:

Substantial procedural violation (yes)
Reimbursement of appeal fee (yes)
Remittal to first instance (yes)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 22.840K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T091498.20000922
T 1132/98 () of 25.10.2000

Online on

30.10.2000

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

25.10.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G11B 20/18

Application no.

91118672.4

Keywords:

Inventive step - yes

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 23.046K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T113298.20001025
W 0002/00 (Widerspruchsbegründung) of 18.10.2000

Online on

30.10.2000

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

18.10.2000

Proc. language

DE

IPC

-

Application no.

-

Keywords:

Widerspruch - unzulässig - Begründung nicht ausreichend

Distribution

B

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 208.361K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:W000200.20001018
T 0867/95 () of 24.2.2000

Online on

27.10.2000

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

24.2.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 45/06

Application no.

85901895.4

Keywords:

All requests; inventive step (no); obvious combination - synergistic effect not disclosed in the application as filed

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 39.756K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T086795.20000224
T 0770/96 () of 5.10.2000

Online on

27.10.2000

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

5.10.2000

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B01D 46/52
B01D 46/10

Application no.

90250124.6

Keywords:

Erfinderische Tätigkeit (bestätigt)

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 29.854K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T077096.20001005
T 0805/99 () of 17.10.2000

Online on

27.10.2000

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

17.10.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04M 3/50

Application no.

98301335.0

Keywords:

Inventive step (no)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 24.687K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T080599.20001017
T 0050/00 () of 12.9.2000

Online on

26.10.2000

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

12.9.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 1/00

Application no.

90906640.9

Keywords:

Failure to file statement of grounds

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 14.130K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T005000.20000912
T 0030/98 (Multifunctional document processing system/OKI AMERICA) of 15.9.2000

Online on

26.10.2000

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

15.9.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04N 1/00

Application no.

91120778.5

Keywords:

Inventive step (yes)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 28.700K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T003098.20000915
T 0063/98 () of 29.9.2000

Online on

26.10.2000

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

29.9.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08G 75/02

Application no.

93117150.8

Keywords:

Inventive step - non-obvious improvement

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 32.280K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T006398.20000929
T 0106/98 () of 22.9.2000

Online on

26.10.2000

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

22.9.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08G 63/60

Application no.

88300181.0

Keywords:

Inventive step - non-obvious combination of known features

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 38.269K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T010698.20000922
T 0394/98 () of 29.9.2000

Online on

26.10.2000

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

29.9.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08L 71/12

Application no.

92311455.7

Keywords:

Inventive step - obvious selection

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 37.030K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T039498.20000929
T 0879/98 () of 23.10.2000

Online on

26.10.2000

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

23.10.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H02P 5/402

Application no.

94925065.8

Keywords:

Inventive step (yes) after amendment

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 27.317K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T087998.20001023
T 1027/98 () of 6.10.2000

Online on

26.10.2000

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

6.10.2000

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A63B 49/10

Application no.

94931444.7

Keywords:

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (verneint)

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 30.517K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T102798.20001006
T 0673/95 () of 13.10.2000

Online on

25.10.2000

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

13.10.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61N 1/30

Application no.

91114140.6

Keywords:

Novelty (no)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 21.735K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T067395.20001013
T 0765/96 (Fluid composition/UNILVER) of 19.10.2000

Online on

25.10.2000

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

19.10.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A23L 1/05

Application no.

90203209.3

Keywords:

Main request - novelty - no
First auxiliary request - novelty -yes
Remittal to the first instance

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 36.903K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T076596.20001019
T 1035/98 (Cleaning compositions/UNILEVER) of 13.10.2000

Online on

25.10.2000

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

13.10.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C11D 3/50

Application no.

85201380.4

Keywords:

Proprietor's request for revocation of the patent

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 16.416K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T103598.20001013
T 0094/97 () of 23.10.2000

Online on

24.10.2000

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

23.10.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61F 13/15

Application no.

92921163.9

Keywords:

Novelty (yes)
Inventive step (yes)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 21.946K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T009497.20001023
T 0318/97 () of 12.7.2000

Online on

24.10.2000

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

12.7.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

D21F 5/04

Application no.

89850079.8

Keywords:

Inventive step (no)
Relevant prior art document in a broader general field

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 40.952K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T031897.20000712
T 0707/97 () of 4.7.2000

Online on

24.10.2000

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

4.7.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

D21F 7/06

Application no.

90850215.6

Keywords:

Inventive step (no)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 37.210K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T070797.20000704
T 0109/99 () of 13.9.2000

Online on

24.10.2000

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

13.9.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F16L 55/124

Application no.

91830516.0

Keywords:

Admissibility of appeals (patentee's, no; opponent's, yes)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 37.690K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T010999.20000913
J 0003/98 (Wiederaufnahme des Verfahrens/LENZING) of 25.9.2000

Online on

23.10.2000

Board

3.1.01

Decision date

25.9.2000

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C08J 3/09

Application no.

89890209.3

Keywords:

Behandlung von Anträgen, die sich auf die angebliche Verletzung eines wesentlichen Verfahrensgrundsatzes stützen und auf die Überprüfung einer rechtskräftigen Entscheidung einer Beschwerdekammer abzielen
Eintragung in das europäische Patentregister

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 524.264K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2000:J000398.20000925
T 0562/97 () of 12.9.2000

Online on

23.10.2000

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

12.9.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B41J 2/21

Application no.

90308426.7

Keywords:

Novelty (yes)
Remittal to the first instance

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 24.186K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T056297.20000912
T 0903/94 (Cire à épiler/DES GARETS) of 13.10.2000

Online on

20.10.2000

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

13.10.2000

Proc. language

FR

IPC

A61K 7/155

Application no.

88401503.3

Keywords:

Requêtes principale et première subsidiaire : omission inacceptable d'une caractéristique essentielle du procédé. Deuxième requête subsidiaire : exposé de l'invention insuffisant. Troisième requête subsidiaire : inventive

Distribution

C

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 43.128K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T090394.20001013
T 0960/94 (Incorrectly composed division/SYNGENE) of 13.9.2000

Online on

20.10.2000

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

13.9.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07H 21/00

Application no.

84901462.6

Keywords:

Opposition division differently composed for decisions given at oral proceedings and in writing respectively - decisions void
Refusal to let party comment at oral proceedings on ground raised by another party - procedural violation

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 22.152K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T096094.20000913
T 0972/95 (Selectively increasing the conductivity/AT&T) of 2.10.2000

Online on

20.10.2000

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

2.10.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01L 21/90

Application no.

90310818.1

Keywords:

Inventive step (yes)
Interpretation of the term
in prior art document

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 25.523K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T097295.20001002
T 1058/96 () of 26.7.2000

Online on

20.10.2000

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

26.7.2000

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G01N 27/02
G01N 27/06
G01N 27/10
G01N 33/14
G05D 21/02

Application no.

89119276.7

Keywords:

Klarheit des geänderten Anspruchs (nein)

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 20.796K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T105896.20000726
T 0815/97 () of 4.9.2000

Online on

20.10.2000

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

4.9.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08F 220/22

Application no.

90309759.0

Keywords:

Amendments - added subject-matter - main and first to third auxiliary requests (yes) - fourth auxiliary request (no)
Decision re appeals - remittal (yes)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 42.821K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T081597.20000904
T 0237/98 () of 10.10.2000

Online on

20.10.2000

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

10.10.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H05B 6/64
B65D 81/34
B65D 5/54
B65D 5/48

Application no.

91901480.3

Keywords:

Inventive step (after amendments - yes)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 22.396K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T023798.20001010
T 0599/98 () of 20.9.2000

Online on

20.10.2000

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

20.9.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G02B 6/44

Application no.

90117951.5

Keywords:

Decision based on an incorrect assessment of the evidence on the file
Remittal to the first instance for further prosecution

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 20.536K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T059998.20000920
T 0751/99 () of 25.7.2000

Online on

20.10.2000

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

25.7.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G02B 6/30

Application no.

94927156.3

Keywords:

Inventive step - after amendment (yes)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 23.546K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T075199.20000725
D 0003/99 () of 29.9.2000

Online on

19.10.2000

Board

DBA

Decision date

29.9.2000

Proc. language

DE

IPC

-

Application no.

-

Keywords:

-

Distribution

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 206.886K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2000:D000399.20000929
T 1147/98 (Cartilage-inducing factor/CELTRIX PHARMACEUTICALS INC.) of 14.7.2000

Online on

19.10.2000

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

14.7.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07K 14/00

Application no.

85304848.6

Keywords:

Main request : Entitlement to priority (yes), Novelty (yes)
Inventive step (yes)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 32.521K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T114798.20000714
W 0020/99 (Receptor agonists/NEDERLANDSE T.N.O.) of 10.10.2000

Online on

19.10.2000

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

10.10.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 31/70

Application no.

-

Keywords:

Lack of unity a priori - no
Method of treating human or animal body by therapy

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 31.304K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:W002099.20001010
T 0877/98 () of 5.10.2000

Online on

18.10.2000

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

5.10.2000

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B09B 3/00

Application no.

95105299.2

Keywords:

Stand der Technik (nein)
Zugänglichmachung
Begriff des Zugänglichmachens
Akteneinsicht

Distribution

B

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 24.523K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T087798.20001005
T 0932/98 () of 22.9.2000

Online on

18.10.2000

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

22.9.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G02C 7/02

Application no.

87118832.2

Keywords:

Clarity (main request: no)
Novelty (first auxiliary request: yes, after amendment)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 26.471K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T093298.20000922
J 0017/99 (PIERRE FABRE MEDICAMENT) of 4.7.2000

Online on

17.10.2000

Board

3.1.01

Decision date

4.7.2000

Proc. language

FR

IPC

C07D 307/93

Application no.

96946401.5

Keywords:

Demande internationale, désignation
réputée retirée - correction après publication de la demande (non)

Distribution

C

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 633.754K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2000:J001799.20000704
T 0459/00 (Milking/MAASLAND) of 29.8.2000

Online on

17.10.2000

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

29.8.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A01J 7/00

Application no.

95200606.2

Keywords:

Remittal

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 19.494K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T045900.20000829
T 1067/98 () of 10.10.2000

Online on

17.10.2000

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

10.10.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G11C 7/00

Application no.

92907312.0

Keywords:

Claims not clear

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 24.078K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T106798.20001010
T 0534/95 (Mikrowellen-Halbleiterbauelement/SIEMENS AG) of 7.6.2000

Online on

16.10.2000

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

7.6.2000

Proc. language

DE

IPC

H01L 23/66

Application no.

90101925.7

Keywords:

Erfinderische Tätigkeit (ja)

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 26.045K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T053495.20000607
T 0874/96 (DRAM cell with a trench capacitor/TEXAS INSTRUMENTS) of 23.8.2000

Online on

16.10.2000

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

23.8.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01L 27/108

Application no.

90113757.0

Keywords:

Inventive step - yes
Amendments - allowable

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 25.282K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T087496.20000823
T 0675/98 () of 20.9.2000

Online on

16.10.2000

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

20.9.2000

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G04G 7/02

Application no.

91106884.9

Keywords:

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - ja

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 28.290K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T067598.20000920
T 0610/99 () of 7.9.2000

Online on

16.10.2000

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

7.9.2000

Proc. language

FR

IPC

B65D 35/08
B65D 1/02

Application no.

95400019.6

Keywords:

Nouveauté (oui)
Activité inventive (oui)

Distribution

C

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 25.062K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T061099.20000907
T 0208/00 () of 6.10.2000

Online on

13.10.2000

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

6.10.2000

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B66C 23/34

Application no.

94111263.3

Keywords:

Zulässigkeit weiterer Änderungen gemäß Regel 86(3) EPÜ (bejaht)
Ermessen der Prüfungsabteilung
Rückzahlung der Beschwerdegebühr (verneint)

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 28.209K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T020800.20001006
T 0178/97 () of 29.8.2000

Online on

13.10.2000

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

29.8.2000

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B60R 16/02

Application no.

89112018.0

Keywords:

Neuheit (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit (ja)

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 26.935K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T017897.20000829
T 0758/97 () of 5.9.2000

Online on

13.10.2000

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

5.9.2000

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B60T 8/00
B60R 16/02

Application no.

91110460.2

Keywords:

Ausreichende Offenbarung (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit (ja)

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 32.805K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T075897.20000905
T 0152/99 () of 19.9.2000

Online on

13.10.2000

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

19.9.2000

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G01N 27/407
G01N 27/417

Application no.

92905571.3

Keywords:

Erfinderische Tätigkeit (nach Änderung bejaht)

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 28.209K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T015299.20000919
T 0249/00 () of 5.10.2000

Online on

12.10.2000

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

5.10.2000

Proc. language

FR

IPC

G09F 9/30

Application no.

90917024.3

Keywords:

Absence de motifs de recours

Distribution

C

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 14.482K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T024900.20001005
T 0100/97 () of 16.6.2000

Online on

12.10.2000

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

16.6.2000

Proc. language

FR

IPC

D03C 3/36

Application no.

91420059.7

Keywords:

Offre de preuve tardivement produite (non prise en compte)
Fondement des revendications sur la description (oui)
Activité inventive (oui)

Distribution

B

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 35.518K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T010097.20000616
T 0599/97 (Fabric Backing/3M) of 4.10.2000

Online on

12.10.2000

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

4.10.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

D04B 21/00

Application no.

94909475.9

Keywords:

Novelty - yes
Inventive step - yes

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 25.826K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T059997.20001004
T 1150/97 (Haarfärbemittel/GOLDWELL) of 6.9.2000

Online on

12.10.2000

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

6.9.2000

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A61K 7/06

Application no.

92120628.0

Keywords:

Neuheit (ja): nach Einschränkung zumindest ein technisches Merkmal des beanspruchten Gegenstandes durch den Stand der Technik nicht vorweggenommen
Erfinderische Tätigkeit (nein): Hauptantrag - naheliegende Alternative; Hilfsantrag - keine Auswahlerfindung

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 43.227K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T115097.20000906
T 0575/98 () of 28.9.2000

Online on

12.10.2000

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

28.9.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H05B 7/148

Application no.

92911452.8

Keywords:

Novelty with respect to prior art on which the refusal was based (yes, after amendment)
Remittal to first instance for further prosecution

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 16.555K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T057598.20000928
T 0954/98 () of 12.10.2000

Online on

12.10.2000

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

12.10.2000

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G05B 19/05

Application no.

92113370.8

Keywords:

Erfinderische Tätigkeit (bejaht)

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 29.189K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T095498.20001012
T 0052/99 (Animal carcasses treatment/RHONE-POULENC) of 22.8.2000

Online on

12.10.2000

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

22.8.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A23B 4/027

Application no.

91117130.4

Keywords:

Main, first to fourth auxiliary requests - novely - yes
Main, first to fourth auxiliary requests - inventive step: no: incentive to try
Auxiliary requests five to seven - not admissible: late filed

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 41.037K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T005299.20000822
T 0948/96 (Acetylene Conversion/EXXON) of 5.9.2000

Online on

11.10.2000

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

5.9.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C10G 45/40

Application no.

93911189.4

Keywords:

Novelty: yes
Remittal: yes

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 22.233K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T094896.20000905
T 1107/96 (Adsorptionsfilter/MHB) of 11.8.2000

Online on

11.10.2000

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

11.8.2000

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B01D 39/00

Application no.

89107085.6

Keywords:

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - nein, naheliegende Alternative

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 30.204K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T110796.20000811
T 0124/97 (Crème de nougat/CHABERT ET GUILLOT) of 20.9.2000

Online on

11.10.2000

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

20.9.2000

Proc. language

FR

IPC

A23G 3/00

Application no.

91440039.5

Keywords:

Activité inventive : oui - analyse ex post facto non permise

Distribution

C

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Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 30.994K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T012497.20000920
T 1071/97 (Vaccines/CHIRON) of 17.8.2000

Online on

11.10.2000

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

17.8.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 9/107

Application no.

90305744.6

Keywords:

Third and fourth auxiliary requests: admissibility (no), late-filed, fresh cases; first auxiliary request: allowability (no): disclaimer contravenes Article 123(2) EPC
Main and second auxiliary requests: novelty (yes): subject-matter of the claims not directly and unambiguously derivable from the cited state of the art; inventive step (no): replacement of the emulsifying agent in the closest vaccines by different known emulsifying agents obvious; sufficiency (yes): the same level of skill has to be applied to the question of inventive step and sufficiency of disclosure, no evidence provided to support allegation of insufficiency

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C

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 62.470K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T107197.20000817
G 0003/98 (Sechsmonatsfrist) of 12.7.2000

Online on

10.10.2000

Board

EBA

Decision date

12.7.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 39/245

Application no.

83901021.2

Keywords:

Zulässigkeit der Vorlage - Rechtsfrage im Beschwerdeverfahren von Bedeutung (ja)
Berechnung der Sechsmonatsfrist nach Artikel 55 - maßgebender Zeitpunkt: Tag der tatsächlichen Einreichung der Anmeldung

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A

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 44.843K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2000:G000398.20000712
G 0003/98 (Six-month period) of 12.7.2000

Online on

10.10.2000

Board

EBA

Decision date

12.7.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 39/245

Application no.

83901021.2

Keywords:

Admissibility of referral - significance of the point of law in the appeal proceedings (yes)
Calculation of the six-month period under Article 55 EPC - relevant date - date of actual filing of the application

Distribution

A

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 40.286K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:G000398.20000712
G 0003/98 (Six-month period/UNIVERSITY PATENTS) of 12.7.2000

Online on

10.10.2000

Board

EBA

Decision date

12.7.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 39/245

Application no.

83901021.2

Keywords:

Admissibility of referral - significance of the point of law in the appeal proceedings (yes)
Calculation of the six-month period under Art. 55 EPC - relevant date - date of actual filing of the application

Distribution

A

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 1.290M)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2000:G000398.20000712
G 0003/98 (Délai de six mois) of 12.7.2000

Online on

10.10.2000

Board

EBA

Decision date

12.7.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 39/245

Application no.

83901021.2

Keywords:

Recevabilité de la saisine - importance de la question de droit dans la procédure de recours (oui)
Calcul du délai de six mois selon l'article 55 CBE - date déterminante - date à laquelle la demande a été effectivement déposée

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A

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 45.040K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2000:G000398.20000712
G 0002/99 (Sechsmonatsfrist) of 12.7.2000

Online on

10.10.2000

Board

EBA

Decision date

12.7.2000

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A47C 20/04

Application no.

89905055.3

Keywords:

Zulässigkeit der Vorlage - Rechtsfrage im Beschwerdeverfahren von Bedeutung (ja)
Berechnung der Sechsmonatsfrist nach Artikel 55 - maßgebender Zeitpunkt: Tag der tatsächlichen Einreichung der Anmeldung

Distribution

A

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 7.519K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2000:G000299.20000712
G 0002/99 (Sechsmonatsfrist/DEWERT) of 12.7.2000

Online on

10.10.2000

Board

EBA

Decision date

12.7.2000

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A47C 20/04

Application no.

89905055.3

Keywords:

Zulässigkeit der Vorlage - Rechtsfrage im Beschwerdeverfahren von Bedeutung (ja)
Berechnung der Sechsmonatsfrist nach Artikel 55 - maßgebender Zeitpunkt: Tag der tatsächlichen Einreichung der Anmeldung

Distribution

A

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 1.444M)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:G000299.20000712
G 0002/99 (Six-month period) of 12.7.2000

Online on

10.10.2000

Board

EBA

Decision date

12.7.2000

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A47C 20/04

Application no.

89905055.3

Keywords:

Admissibility of referral - significance of the point of law in the appeal proceedings (yes)
Calculation of the six-month period under Article 55 EPC - relevant date - date of actual filing of the application

Distribution

A

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 7.371K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2000:G000299.20000712
G 0002/99 (Délai de six mois) of 12.7.2000

Online on

10.10.2000

Board

EBA

Decision date

12.7.2000

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A47C 20/04

Application no.

89905055.3

Keywords:

Recevabilité de la saisine - importance de la question de droit dans la procédure de recours (oui)
Calcul du délai de six mois selon l'article 55 CBE - date déterminante - date à laquelle la demande a été effectivement déposée

Distribution

A

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 7.522K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:G000299.20000712
T 0969/97 () of 31.8.2000

Online on

10.10.2000

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

31.8.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A47L 15/00

Application no.

91870106.1

Keywords:

Inventive step - main request - yes

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 34.472K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T096997.20000831
T 0415/98 (Hay-making machine/MAASLAND) of 29.6.2000

Online on

10.10.2000

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

29.6.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A01D 75/20

Application no.

92200920.4

Keywords:

Inventive step (yes)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 29.982K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T041598.20000629
T 0543/98 () of 11.9.2000

Online on

09.10.2000

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

11.9.2000

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B25C 1/18
F41A 9/25

Application no.

92810804.2

Keywords:

Neuheit, Hauptantrag, Hilfsanträge 2 und 4 (verneint)
Zulässigkeit verspätet vorgelegter Ansprüche, Hilfsantrag 1 (verneint)
Klarheit der Ansprüche, Hilfsantrag 3 (verneint)
Aufrechterhaltung in geändertem Umfang (Hilfsantrag 5)

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C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 40.674K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T054398.20000911
T 0904/98 (Dermal Aspirin/GUNDERSON) of 20.7.2000

Online on

09.10.2000

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

20.7.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 31/60

Application no.

92912205.9

Keywords:

Novelty (yes)
Inventive step (yes); non-obvious solution; finding that dermal aspirin does not affect prostaglandin levels, while effectively suppressing thromboxane levels in a mammalian subject, not a mere bonus effect, but achievement of a desirable therapeutic goal in its own right

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 39.255K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T090498.20000720
T 0287/97 () of 12.9.2000

Online on

06.10.2000

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

12.9.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08L 79/08

Application no.

91106831.0

Keywords:

Claims - clarity (yes)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 27.532K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T028797.20000912
T 1053/97 () of 7.9.2000

Online on

06.10.2000

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

7.9.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08F 246/00

Application no.

93914069.5

Keywords:

Claims - clarity (yes, after amendment) - support by description (yes, after amendment)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 45.351K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T105397.20000907
T 0734/97 () of 15.9.2000

Online on

05.10.2000

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

15.9.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01L 25/16

Application no.

91111754.7

Keywords:

Essential features of the invention
Inventive step of an amended main claim accepted by the examining division
No reason for ex-officio examination of inventive step of the amended claim by the Board

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 20.818K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T073497.20000915
T 0853/97 (Ballistic resistant composite/ALLIEDSIGNAL) of 20.9.2000

Online on

05.10.2000

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

20.9.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B32B 5/12

Application no.

89900949.2

Keywords:

Late filed documents - admitted
Remittal to the first instance (yes)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 24.810K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T085397.20000920
T 0810/98 () of 29.9.2000

Online on

05.10.2000

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

29.9.2000

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G01J 3/36
G01J 3/12

Application no.

94925347.0

Keywords:

Erfinderische Tätigkeit (ja)

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 24.638K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T081098.20000929
T 0971/95 () of 15.9.2000

Online on

04.10.2000

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

15.9.2000

Proc. language

FR

IPC

H01L 21/28

Application no.

91401764.5

Keywords:

Activité inventive (non)

Distribution

C

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 29.348K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T097195.20000915
T 0028/97 () of 22.8.2000

Online on

04.10.2000

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

22.8.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

D21G 1/02

Application no.

91912350.5

Keywords:

Extension of subject-matter (no)
Extension of protection (no)
Inventive step (no)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 29.463K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T002897.20000822
T 0835/97 () of 30.8.2000

Online on

04.10.2000

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

30.8.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61F 2/24

Application no.

91916465.7

Keywords:

Essential features omitted from claim 2 - after amendment (no)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 24.854K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T083597.20000830
T 1124/97 () of 15.6.2000

Online on

04.10.2000

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

15.6.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

D03C 3/20

Application no.

89307508.5

Keywords:

Amendments - added subject-matter (no)
Disclosure - sufficiency - skilled person (yes)
Novelty (claim 1 - main request) (no) (claim 1 - first and second auxiliary request) (yes)
Inventive step (claim 1 - first auxiliary request) (no) (claims 1 and 12 - second auxiliary request) (yes)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 67.143K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T112497.20000615
T 0153/98 (Korrigierbares Kennfeld in der Regelung eines Regulierstreckwerks) of 13.7.2000

Online on

04.10.2000

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

13.7.2000

Proc. language

DE

IPC

D01H 5/32

Application no.

91114720.5

Keywords:

Fehlen wesentlicher Merkmale im Anspruch (bejaht)
Anspruch technisch verständlich (bejaht)
Eindeutige Kennzeichnung des Gegenstandes des Anspruchs (verneint)
Auslegung des Anspruchs im Lichte der Beschreibung (bejaht)
Verspätet eingeführte Dokumente wegen unzureichender Relevanz nicht berücksichtigt
Neuheit (bejaht)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit (bejaht)

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 32.250K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T015398.20000713
T 1157/98 () of 28.9.2000

Online on

04.10.2000

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

28.9.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H02J 7/00

Application no.

95943153.7

Keywords:

Inventive step - yes; after amendment

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 27.624K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T115798.20000928
T 0101/99 () of 4.10.2000

Online on

04.10.2000

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

4.10.2000

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F16D 69/04
F16D 65/12
F16D 13/64

Application no.

92101691.1

Keywords:

Änderung - Erweiterung (nein)
Klarheit (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit (ja)

Distribution

B

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 33.462K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T010199.20001004
W 0016/00 (Wirbelschicht/ELENAC) of 20.9.2000

Online on

04.10.2000

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

20.9.2000

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B01J 8/00

Application no.

-

Keywords:

Zahlungsaufforderung - Begründung nicht ausreichend

Distribution

B

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 20.166K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2000:W001600.20000920
D 0010/96 () of 19.9.2000

Online on

02.10.2000

Board

DBA

Decision date

19.9.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

-

Application no.

-

Keywords:

-

Distribution

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 691.733K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:D001096.20000919
D 0013/99 () of 27.9.2000

Online on

02.10.2000

Board

DBA

Decision date

27.9.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

-

Application no.

-

Keywords:

-

Distribution

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 310.914K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:D001399.20000927
T 0986/96 () of 10.8.2000

Online on

02.10.2000

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

10.8.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G07B 17/02

Application no.

90916415.4

Keywords:

EPC Art. 56: Inventive step (yes)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 35.449K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T098696.20000810
T 1127/97 (Offenkundige Vorbenutzung - Zeuge nicht auffindbar) of 13.9.2000

Online on

02.10.2000

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

13.9.2000

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B23C 3/12

Application no.

90107743.8

Keywords:

Neuheit - offenkundige Vorbenutzung (verneint) - unzureichende Beweisführung
Erfinderische Tätigkeit (bejaht)

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 32.038K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T112797.20000913
T 0473/98 (Magnetfeldabschirmung/BTG INTERNATIONAL) of 5.9.2000

Online on

02.10.2000

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

5.9.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01F 27/36

Application no.

86307104.9

Keywords:

"Einsprechender durch Widerrufsentscheidung beschwert, die Feststellungen zum Vorteil des Patentinhabers enthält - (verneint)"
"unzureichende Offenbarung - (verneint)"
"Neuheit - (bejaht)"
"erfinderische Tätigkeit - (bejaht)"

Distribution

A

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 36.090K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T047398.20000905
T 0473/98 (Magnetic field screen) of 5.9.2000

Online on

02.10.2000

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

5.9.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01F 27/36

Application no.

86307104.9

Keywords:

Opponent adversely affected by revocation decision including findings favourable to the proprietor - (no)
Insufficiency - (no)
Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)

Distribution

A

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 31.098K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T047398.20000905
T 0473/98 (Magnetic field screen) of 5.9.2000

Online on

02.10.2000

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

5.9.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01F 27/36

Application no.

86307104.9

Keywords:

Opponent adversely affected by revocation decision including findings favourable to the proprietor - (no)
Insufficiency - (no)
Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)

Distribution

A

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 41.991K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T047398.20000905
T 0473/98 (Ecran pour champ magnétique) of 5.9.2000

Online on

02.10.2000

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

5.9.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01F 27/36

Application no.

86307104.9

Keywords:

Décision de révocation comportant des conclusions favorables au titulaire faisant grief à l'opposant -(non)
Insuffisance de l'exposé de l'invention - (non)
Nouveauté - (oui)
Activité inventive - (oui)

Distribution

A

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 37.268K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T047398.20000905
T 0860/98 () of 27.9.2000

Online on

02.10.2000

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

27.9.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01R 13/719

Application no.

92403350.9

Keywords:

Inventive step - no

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 19.555K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T086098.20000927
T 1036/98 () of 26.9.2000

Online on

02.10.2000

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

26.9.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01J 3/30
G01N 21/63
G01N 21/84

Application no.

92916231.1

Keywords:

Novelty and inventive step (yes, after amendment)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 29.585K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T103698.20000926
T 1058/98 () of 15.9.2000

Online on

02.10.2000

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

15.9.2000

Proc. language

FR

IPC

G05D 1/00

Application no.

90401312.5

Keywords:

Activité inventive (oui)
Vice substantiel procédure (non)

Distribution

C

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 26.050K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T105898.20000915
T 1008/99 (Correction of errors in a divisional application) of 4.5.2000

Online on

02.10.2000

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

4.5.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G03G 5/06

Application no.

97201407.0

Keywords:

Correction of errors in a divisional application by replacement of the description as filed by the description of the parent application - no

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 22.807K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T100899.20000504

September 2000

D 0021/99 () of 8.6.2000

Online on

29.09.2000

Board

DBA

Decision date

8.6.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

-

Application no.

-

Keywords:

-

Distribution

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 416.845K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:D002199.20000608
T 0450/95 (Overbased phenate lubricating oil/EXXON) of 18.7.2000

Online on

29.09.2000

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

18.7.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C10M 159/22

Application no.

87310461.6

Keywords:

Main request and first auxiliary request: inventive step (no) - problem not solved for all embodiments within the scope of the claimed subject-matter
Second auxiliary request: inventive step (yes) - non obvious solution

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 47.500K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T045095.20000718
T 0354/97 (Protein secretion/GENENTECH) of 3.5.2000

Online on

29.09.2000

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

3.5.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12N 15/62

Application no.

83301269.3

Keywords:

Main and second auxiliary requests - added subject-matter (yes)
First and third auxiliary requests - novelty (no)
Fourth auxiliary request - sufficiency of disclosure (yes)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 46.944K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T035497.20000503
T 0444/97 (C9-Alcohols/MITSUBISHI) of 1.8.2000

Online on

29.09.2000

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

1.8.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07C 31/125

Application no.

88101641.4

Keywords:

Sufficiency of disclosure (no) - no sufficient information to determine the group component percentages of the mixture claimed

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 38.086K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T044497.20000801
T 0892/97 () of 12.7.2000

Online on

29.09.2000

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

12.7.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08G 69/00

Application no.

91116958.9

Keywords:

Novelty - (yes) after amendment
Inventive step - non-obvious combination of features

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 32.820K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T089297.20000712
T 0995/98 () of 29.8.2000

Online on

29.09.2000

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

29.8.2000

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G06F 11/00

Application no.

93119870.9

Keywords:

Neuheit, erfinderische Tätigkeit (bejaht)

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 22.756K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T099598.20000829
T 0998/98 () of 15.9.2000

Online on

29.09.2000

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

15.9.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04N 7/26

Application no.

92305851.5

Keywords:

Novelty (main request - no)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 19.506K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T099898.20000915
T 0441/99 () of 11.7.2000

Online on

29.09.2000

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

11.7.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G02F 1/13
G02B 27/18
H04N 9/31

Application no.

92110556.5

Keywords:

Main request - novelty (yes)
Main request - inventive step (yes)

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C

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 31.920K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T044199.20000711
W 0013/99 (Triptolides) of 10.8.2000

Online on

29.09.2000

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

10.8.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

-

Application no.

-

Keywords:

Failure to submit a first written opinion under Article 34(2)(c) in conjunction with Rule 66.2 PCT
A posteriori objection of lack of unity by the International Preliminary Examination Authority

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C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 362.164K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2000:W001399.20000810
T 0169/97 (Aerosol can/RAY) of 10.5.2000

Online on

28.09.2000

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

10.5.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B65B 3/12

Application no.

91300771.2

Keywords:

Public prior use (not proved)
Request for referral to the Enlarged Board of Appeal (refused)
Inventive step (yes)

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C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 47.283K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T016997.20000510
T 0651/97 () of 3.8.2000

Online on

28.09.2000

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

3.8.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F02D 13/02

Application no.

92918680.7

Keywords:

Inventive step - (yes) after amendment

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 33.984K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T065197.20000803
T 0675/97 () of 22.8.2000

Online on

28.09.2000

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

22.8.2000

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F16L 51/02

Application no.

92109149.2

Keywords:

Einspruchsgründe - unzureichende Offenbarung (verneint)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit (verneint)

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C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 28.206K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T067597.20000822
T 0012/98 () of 28.7.2000

Online on

28.09.2000

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

28.7.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A47K 3/10

Application no.

90911862.2

Keywords:

Disclosure of invention - yes
Functional definitions in claim - allowable
Inventive step - yes

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C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 36.425K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T001298.20000728
T 0775/98 () of 18.9.2000

Online on

28.09.2000

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

18.9.2000

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B23Q 39/04

Application no.

94909101.1

Keywords:

Erfinderische Tätigkeit (ja)

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 26.872K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T077598.20000918
T 0878/98 () of 1.8.2000

Online on

28.09.2000

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

1.8.2000

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F02C 1/00

Application no.

94901812.1

Keywords:

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - nach Änderung (ja)

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 32.116K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T087898.20000801
T 0969/98 () of 31.8.2000

Online on

28.09.2000

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

31.8.2000

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F04D 23/00

Application no.

94118388.1

Keywords:

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - nach Änderung (ja)

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 25.811K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T096998.20000831
T 0432/99 () of 14.9.2000

Online on

28.09.2000

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

14.9.2000

Proc. language

DE

IPC

E03C 1/02
E03C 1/28

Application no.

94890170.7

Keywords:

Neuheit (bejaht)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit (bejaht)

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C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 22.666K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T043299.20000914
T 0016/00 (Engine inlet manifold/ROVER) of 25.9.2000

Online on

27.09.2000

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

25.9.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B29C 65/06

Application no.

92902887.6

Keywords:

Missing statement of grounds

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C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 14.424K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T001600.20000925
T 0445/00 () of 17.8.2000

Online on

27.09.2000

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

17.8.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61M 5/32

Application no.

87903026.0

Keywords:

Inventive step (no)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 25.297K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T044500.20000817
T 0382/95 () of 11.5.2000

Online on

27.09.2000

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

11.5.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01L 27/112

Application no.

90105245.6

Keywords:

Amendment admissible (yes) implicit disclosure of a feature in the application as filed
Inventive step (yes)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 27.478K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T038295.20000511
T 0477/96 (Laser deposition/SUMITOMO) of 25.7.2000

Online on

27.09.2000

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

25.7.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01L 39/14

Application no.

90108847.6

Keywords:

Inventive step (yes) - Experience gained from everyday life not relevant to the technical field of the invention

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 30.825K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T047796.20000725
T 0797/96 () of 31.8.2000

Online on

26.09.2000

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

31.8.2000

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B01D 46/52

Application no.

90250041.2

Keywords:

Erfinderische Tätigkeit (ja, nach Änderung)
Lösung des bestehenden Problems aus dem Stand der Technik nicht herleitbar

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C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 24.901K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T079796.20000831
T 1114/96 () of 26.7.2000

Online on

22.09.2000

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

26.7.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C22B 21/06

Application no.

88112259.2

Keywords:

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

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 33.714K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T111496.20000726
T 0065/97 () of 15.6.2000

Online on

22.09.2000

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

15.6.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A01K 1/015

Application no.

90311012.0

Keywords:

Extension of subject-matter - all requests - yes
Novelty - all requests - no

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 37.075K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T006597.20000615
T 1187/97 () of 10.8.2000

Online on

22.09.2000

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

10.8.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08G 64/26

Application no.

91111989.9

Keywords:

Amendments - added subject-matter (no)
Claims - clarity (yes)
Novelty - prior disclosure of controlled final step

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 38.838K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T118797.20000810
T 0045/98 () of 6.6.2000

Online on

22.09.2000

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

6.6.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C03B 5/00

Application no.

89309462.3

Keywords:

Extension of subject-matter (no)
Inventive step (no)
Apportionment of costs (yes)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 30.178K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T004598.20000606
T 0464/98 (Festbettreaktor/SCHWARTING) of 12.9.2000

Online on

22.09.2000

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

12.9.2000

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C02F 3/06

Application no.

94106090.7

Keywords:

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - ja, Aufgabe gegenüber dem nächsten konkreten Stand der Technik gelöst

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 22.838K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T046498.20000912
T 0778/98 () of 7.8.2000

Online on

22.09.2000

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

7.8.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08G 63/06

Application no.

92925091.8

Keywords:

Basis of decisions - opportunity to comment (no)
Reimbursement of the appeal fee (yes)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 29.210K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T077898.20000807
T 0334/99 () of 28.6.2000

Online on

22.09.2000

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

28.6.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G02B 6/44

Application no.

85114013.7

Keywords:

Sufficiency of the disclosure (no)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 31.005K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T033499.20000628
T 0556/97 () of 29.8.2000

Online on

21.09.2000

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

29.8.2000

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C08G 18/08

Application no.

90101788.9

Keywords:

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - nach Änderung (ja)

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 40.584K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T055697.20000829
T 0702/98 () of 21.6.2000

Online on

21.09.2000

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

21.6.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04N 5/445

Application no.

91108403.6

Keywords:

Inventive step (no)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 26.200K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T070298.20000621
T 0784/98 () of 13.9.2000

Online on

21.09.2000

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

13.9.2000

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B60J 1/02

Application no.

92810487.6

Keywords:

Erfinderische Tätigkeit (nein)

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 20.978K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T078498.20000913
T 0156/99 () of 13.9.2000

Online on

21.09.2000

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

13.9.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B65D 41/18
B65D 47/06
B65D 17/34

Application no.

93911290.0

Keywords:

Inventive step (yes)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 19.373K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T015699.20000913
T 0382/99 () of 18.7.2000

Online on

21.09.2000

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

18.7.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04R 1/28

Application no.

88121118.9

Keywords:

Novelty (no)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 29.149K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T038299.20000718
T 0087/97 () of 5.7.2000

Online on

20.09.2000

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

5.7.2000

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B29C 45/82

Application no.

90250147.7

Keywords:

Änderungen (zulässig)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit (ja)

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 28.654K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T008797.20000705
T 0743/97 (Thrombolytic proteins/GENETICS INSTITUTE) of 26.7.2000

Online on

20.09.2000

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

26.7.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12N 15/12

Application no.

87902884.3

Keywords:

Main request - added subject-matter (no)
Clarity (yes)
Sufficiency of disclosure (yes)
Inventive step (yes)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 47.228K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T074397.20000726
T 0783/97 () of 12.7.2000

Online on

20.09.2000

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

12.7.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B24D 3/04
C09K 3/14
C01F 7/02

Application no.

89114932.0

Keywords:

Amendments - opposition proceedings

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 32.103K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T078397.20000712
T 0870/97 (Dental Procelain/ELEPHANT EDELMETAAL B.V.) of 6.7.2000

Online on

20.09.2000

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

6.7.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 6/04

Application no.

91202296.9

Keywords:

Main request - not allowable under Article 123(3) EPC
First auxiliary request - obvious alternative porcelain
Second auxiliary request - novel and inventive - improved stability of the porcelain

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 39.780K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T087097.20000706
T 0212/00 () of 12.9.2000

Online on

19.09.2000

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

12.9.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08F 4/60

Application no.

87870132.5

Keywords:

Missing Statement of Grounds

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 14.314K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T021200.20000912
T 0208/99 () of 5.6.2000

Online on

19.09.2000

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

5.6.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G03G 9/08
G03G 9/107

Application no.

87907344.3

Keywords:

Novelty - yes

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 31.709K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T020899.20000605
T 0202/00 () of 13.7.2000

Online on

18.09.2000

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

13.7.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04M 3/54

Application no.

91403270.1

Keywords:

Inventive step (yes, after amendment)
Clarity

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 28.305K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T020200.20000713
T 0170/96 (Detergent/UNILEVER) of 10.8.2000

Online on

18.09.2000

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

10.8.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C11D 3/12

Application no.

88304186.5

Keywords:

Novelty - yes: multiple selection
Inventive step - yes: inadmisible combination with non-relevant document

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 36.134K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T017096.20000810
T 0186/96 () of 11.7.2000

Online on

18.09.2000

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

11.7.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B29C 47/90

Application no.

90100576.9

Keywords:

Added subject-matter (no)
Extension of the scope of protection (no)
Inventive step (no)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 29.942K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T018696.20000711
T 0363/96 (Requirements to the standard of proof applicable to an alleged prior … of 24.5.2000

Online on

18.09.2000

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

24.5.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61F 13/15
A61F 13/46

Application no.

89107034.4

Keywords:

Limitation of appeal proceedings to the question of novelty of the subject-matter of claim 1
Novelty of subject-matter of claim 1 (no) (public prior use) (main and auxiliary requests 1, 1a, 1b)
Novelty of subject-matter of claim 1 (yes) (auxiliary request 2)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 63.615K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T036396.20000524
T 0659/96 (Chlorine trifluoride/SONY) of 1.8.2000

Online on

18.09.2000

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

1.8.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01L 21/306

Application no.

90307877.2

Keywords:

Inventive step (no) - 'problem-solution' approach

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 28.541K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T065996.20000801
T 0997/98 () of 27.6.2000

Online on

18.09.2000

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

27.6.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04N 1/32

Application no.

91308834.0

Keywords:

Admissibility of opposition (yes)
Inventive step (no)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 28.722K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T099798.20000627
T 0173/99 (Feed premix/FINNFEEDS) of 9.5.2000

Online on

18.09.2000

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

9.5.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A23K 1/165

Application no.

87307390.2

Keywords:

Added subject-matter - yes

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 25.118K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T017399.20000509
T 0159/95 (Fibre reactive compounds/BAYER) of 19.4.2000

Online on

15.09.2000

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

19.4.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C09B 62/04

Application no.

87116148.5

Keywords:

Main and auxiliary request I: disclaimer - not allowable
Auxiliary requests II and III: inventive step (no) - obvious solution
Auxiliary requests IV: inventive step (yes) - non obvious solution

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 156.220K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T015995.20000419
T 0306/98 (Whey Fractions/CSIRO) of 7.7.2000

Online on

15.09.2000

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

7.7.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A23J 1/20

Application no.

88904190.1

Keywords:

Insufficiency - yes
Claim broadening - yes

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 23.522K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T030698.20000707
T 0328/99 () of 21.8.2000

Online on

15.09.2000

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

21.8.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F27D 11/02
H05B 3/66

Application no.

91903081.7

Keywords:

Missing Statement of Grounds

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 14.301K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T032899.20000821
W 0001/00 (Lignin biosynthesis/PIONEER) of 8.8.2000

Online on

15.09.2000

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

8.8.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12N 15/52

Application no.

-

Keywords:

-

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 26.042K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2000:W000100.20000808
T 0767/95 (Interleukin 1/IMMUNEX CORPORATION) of 5.9.2000

Online on

14.09.2000

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

5.9.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07K 13/00

Application no.

85301752.3

Keywords:

Main request

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 33.121K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T076795.20000905
T 0908/97 () of 20.7.2000

Online on

14.09.2000

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

20.7.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08L 69/00

Application no.

89115230.8

Keywords:

Inventive step - problem and solution - ex post facto analysis

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 87.014K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T090897.20000720
T 0738/98 () of 1.8.2000

Online on

14.09.2000

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

1.8.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01B 12/04

Application no.

90123585.3

Keywords:

Inventive step - no

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 30.232K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T073898.20000801
W 0013/00 () of 12.9.2000

Online on

14.09.2000

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

12.9.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

-

Application no.

-

Keywords:

Lack of unity of invention a posteriori (yes)
Invitation to pay additional fees - reasoned (for two fees, yes: for third fee, no)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 596.532K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:W001300.20000912
T 0129/00 () of 25.8.2000

Online on

13.09.2000

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

25.8.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12P 21/08

Application no.

90911467.0

Keywords:

Re-establishment of rights (request withdrawn)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 14.301K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T012900.20000825
T 0433/95 (Hydrocarbyl phenates/LUBRIZOL) of 8.8.2000

Online on

13.09.2000

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

8.8.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C10M 159/22

Application no.

87310460.8

Keywords:

Novelty (yes, after amendment)
Inventive step (yes, after amendment) - non-obvious alternative

Distribution

C

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 29.460K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T043395.20000808
T 0931/95 (Steuerung eines Pensionssystems) of 8.9.2000

Online on

13.09.2000

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

8.9.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 15/30

Application no.

88302239.4

Keywords:

Patentierungsverbot für Pläne, Regeln und Verfahren für geschäftliche Tätigkeiten (bejaht) - für Vorrichtungen, die eine physikalische Entität zur Ausführung eines solchen Verfahrens darstellen (verneint)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T093195.20000908
T 0931/95 (Controlling pension benefits system) of 8.9.2000

Online on

13.09.2000

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

8.9.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 15/30

Application no.

88302239.4

Keywords:

Exclusion from patentability: of schemes, rules and methods for doing business (yes) - of apparatus constituting a physical entity for carrying out such method (no)

Distribution

A

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 30.705K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T093195.20000908
T 0931/95 (Controlling pension benefits system/PBS PARTNERSHIP) of 8.9.2000

Online on

13.09.2000

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

8.9.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 15/30

Application no.

88302239.4

Keywords:

Exclusion from patentability: of schemes, rules and methods for doing business (yes) - of apparatus constituting a physical entity for carrying out such method (no)

Distribution

A

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ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T093195.20000908
T 0931/95 (Contrôle d'un système de caisse de retraite) of 8.9.2000

Online on

13.09.2000

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

8.9.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 15/30

Application no.

88302239.4

Keywords:

Exclusion de la brevetabilité :
des plans, principes et méthodes dans le domaine des activités économiques (oui) - des dispositifs constituant une entité physique pour la mise en oeuvre desdites méthodes (non)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T093195.20000908
T 1023/96 () of 5.9.2000

Online on

13.09.2000

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

5.9.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B01D 61/14

Application no.

88308210.9

Keywords:

State of the art - conference proceedings
Inventive step (no) - aggregation of obvious or arbitrary features without a surprising effect

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 32.169K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T102396.20000905
T 0474/97 (Gas treatment/BOC) of 1.8.2000

Online on

13.09.2000

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

1.8.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C01B 17/04

Application no.

92301321.3

Keywords:

Amended claims - inventive step (yes)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 27.041K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T047497.20000801
T 0484/99 () of 25.7.2000

Online on

13.09.2000

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

25.7.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08F 8/00

Application no.

92307527.9

Keywords:

Amendments - added subject-matter (yes) - opposition proceedings
Claims - clarity (no)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 46.213K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T048499.20000725
T 0985/95 (Treatment of infertility/NOVO NORDISK A/S) of 14.6.2000

Online on

12.09.2000

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

14.6.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 37/38

Application no.

88901571.5

Keywords:

Main request: clarity (yes); added subject-matter (no); novelty (yes); inventive step (yes)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 31.451K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T098595.20000614
T 0633/97 (Optical members/HERAEUS) of 19.7.2000

Online on

12.09.2000

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

19.7.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G02B 1/00
C03C 3/06

Application no.

90110854.8

Keywords:

Exercise of discretion with respect to
evidence and requests
State of the art - document published before priority date (no) - insufficient proof
Prior use - prima facie confidentiality obligation (yes)

Distribution

B

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 64.387K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T063397.20000719
T 0309/95 (Pyridine derivatives/ASHAI) of 11.8.2000

Online on

11.09.2000

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

11.8.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07D 491/048

Application no.

87906607.4

Keywords:

Extension beyond the content of the application as filed (no)- admissible limitation of a generic chemical formula
Clarity under Article 84 (yes, after amendment)
Remittal to the first instance for further prosecution

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C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 32.944K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T030995.20000811
T 0783/95 (Verwendung von Vektorpotentialen zur Behandlung von Materialien) of 8.8.2000

Online on

11.09.2000

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

8.8.2000

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C02F 1/48

Application no.

90121964.2

Keywords:

Nicht ausführbare Lehre

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C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 31.821K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T078395.20000808
T 0755/97 () of 4.7.2000

Online on

11.09.2000

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

4.7.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B05D 1/00
B05D 7/02
B05D 5/06
B62D 29/04
B44C 3/04
B44C 3/08
B44C 5/04

Application no.

88904752.8

Keywords:

Novelty - prior European application

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C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 25.933K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T075597.20000704
D 0002/99 () of 7.9.2000

Online on

08.09.2000

Board

DBA

Decision date

7.9.2000

Proc. language

DE

IPC

-

Application no.

-

Keywords:

-

Distribution

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 244.814K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2000:D000299.20000907
T 0573/93 (Butter-like spread/DAIRY CREST) of 25.8.2000

Online on

08.09.2000

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

25.8.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A23D 3/00

Application no.

83306018.9

Keywords:

Amendments - allowable
Inventive step - yes

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 33.369K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T057393.20000825
T 0742/96 (Textilien) of 9.6.1997

Online on

08.09.2000

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

9.6.1997

Proc. language

EN

IPC

D06F 39/02

Application no.

89311690.5

Keywords:

Befassung der Großen Beschwerdekammer
Beschwerdegebühr
Vertrauensschutz

Distribution

A

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 14.997K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:1997:T074296.19970609
T 0742/96 (Textile) of 9.6.1997

Online on

08.09.2000

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

9.6.1997

Proc. language

EN

IPC

D06F 39/02

Application no.

89311690.5

Keywords:

Referral to the Enlarged Board
Fee for appeal
Principle of good faith

Distribution

A

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 12.701K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:1997:T074296.19970609
T 0742/96 (Textile) of 9.6.1997

Online on

08.09.2000

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

9.6.1997

Proc. language

EN

IPC

D06F 39/02

Application no.

89311690.5

Keywords:

Referral to the Enlarged Board
Fee for appeal
Principle of good faith

Distribution

A

Decision

No PDF available

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ECLI:EP:BA:1997:T074296.19970609
T 0742/96 (Textile) of 9.6.1997

Online on

08.09.2000

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

9.6.1997

Proc. language

EN

IPC

D06F 39/02

Application no.

89311690.5

Keywords:

Saisine de la Grande Chambre de recours
Taxe de recours
Principe de la bonne foi

Distribution

A

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 14.903K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:1997:T074296.19970609
T 0978/97 (Low fogging leather/ROHM AND HAAS) of 2.8.2000

Online on

08.09.2000

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

2.8.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C14C 9/00

Application no.

92300964.1

Keywords:

Novelty (yes)
Inventive step (yes)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 27.065K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T097897.20000802
D 0002/89 () of 7.9.2000

Online on

07.09.2000

Board

DBA

Decision date

7.9.2000

Proc. language

DE

IPC

-

Application no.

-

Keywords:

-

Distribution

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 243.207K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2000:D000289.20000907
J 0007/99 (Heavy-duty power) of 17.5.2000

Online on

07.09.2000

Board

3.1.01

Decision date

17.5.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

-

Application no.

-

Keywords:

Article 91(5) EPC disproportionate legal consequence (no)
Legal incapacity (no) cause of non-compliance

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 701.464K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2000:J000799.20000517
T 0311/97 () of 19.7.2000

Online on

07.09.2000

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

19.7.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

D21F 1/00

Application no.

89115192.0

Keywords:

Inventive step (yes) - after amendment

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 33.504K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T031197.20000719
T 0503/97 (Leather treatment/ROHM AND HAAS) of 9.11.1999

Online on

07.09.2000

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

9.11.1999

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C14C 9/00

Application no.

89312070.9

Keywords:

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

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 31.288K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:1999:T050397.19991109
T 1015/97 () of 18.7.2000

Online on

07.09.2000

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

18.7.2000

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B21B 45/02
B21B 1/18
C21D 9/52

Application no.

87115220.3

Keywords:

Änderungen - Anspruchserweiterung (verneint)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit, Haupt- und Hilfsantrag 1 (verneint)
Verspätet vorgelegte Ansprüche (Hilfsantrag 2) - mangelnde Erfolgsaussicht (nicht berücksichtigt)

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 32.737K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T101597.20000718
T 0092/98 (Formulated milk/MEIJI) of 30.8.2000

Online on

07.09.2000

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

30.8.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A23C 11/00

Application no.

91301121.9

Keywords:

Amendments - allowable

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 23.521K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T009298.20000830
T 1029/98 () of 5.7.2000

Online on

07.09.2000

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

5.7.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08K 5/3437

Application no.

91810958.8

Keywords:

Late sumitted material - evidence admitted (no)
Novelty - prior disclosure - implicit features (no)
Inventive step - simple inventions

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 67.586K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T102998.20000705
T 0050/96 (Ferro-electric liquid crystal electro-optical device) of 17.8.2000

Online on

06.09.2000

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

17.8.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G09G 3/36

Application no.

85304770.2

Keywords:

Sufficiency of disclosure (yes - on the basis of the information provided by the application specification and the skilled person's general knowledge)
Subject-matter extending beyond the content of the application as filed (no)
No reason to discuss issues not challenged by the appellant in the opposition appeal procedure

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 28.730K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T005096.20000817
T 0742/96 (Textile/UNILEVER) of 5.9.2000

Online on

05.09.2000

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

5.9.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

D06F 39/02

Application no.

89311690.5

Keywords:

Fee for appeal
Time limit missed
Principle of good faith (no)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 17.289K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T074296.20000905
T 0087/98 (Involute Interpolating/FANUC) of 23.8.2000

Online on

04.09.2000

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

23.8.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G05B 19/415

Application no.

89901301.5

Keywords:

Inventive step - (no)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 23.834K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T008798.20000823
T 0335/95 (Magnetic focusing means/HITACHI) of 29.6.2000

Online on

01.09.2000

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

29.6.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01L 21/30

Application no.

89122906.4

Keywords:

Generalization of a feature in a claim - allowed
Inventive step (yes) - second auxiliary request

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 30.977K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T033595.20000629

August 2000

J 0009/97 (Divisional) of 9.6.1999

Online on

31.08.2000

Board

3.1.01

Decision date

9.6.1999

Proc. language

EN

IPC

-

Application no.

-

Keywords:

Application filed on pending application after Rule 51(4) EPC approval had been given not accepted as divisional application
Enlarged Board of Appeal opinion to be applied - yes
Referral to Enlarged Board of Appeal - no

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 675.506K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:1999:J000997.19990609
T 0350/00 () of 30.6.2000

Online on

31.08.2000

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

30.6.2000

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G01S 13/88

Application no.

94928334.5

Keywords:

Fehlende Beschwerdebegründung

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 14.341K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T035000.20000630
T 0929/95 () of 28.7.2000

Online on

31.08.2000

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

28.7.2000

Proc. language

DE

IPC

H01H 77/10

Application no.

88810876.8

Keywords:

Neuheit (nein)

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 20.784K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T092995.20000728
T 0725/98 () of 25.7.2000

Online on

31.08.2000

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

25.7.2000

Proc. language

DE

IPC

H02H 3/12

Application no.

92923685.9

Keywords:

Neuheit und erfinderische Tätigkeit (ja)

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 29.233K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T072598.20000725
T 0896/96 () of 11.8.2000

Online on

30.08.2000

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

11.8.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 7/18

Application no.

86300043.6

Keywords:

Revocation of European patent on request of the proprietor

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 14.322K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T089696.20000811
T 0917/98 () of 3.5.2000

Online on

30.08.2000

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

3.5.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04L 12/56

Application no.

88901461.9

Keywords:

Inventive step (yes)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 28.191K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T091798.20000503
T 0908/99 () of 19.7.2000

Online on

30.08.2000

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

19.7.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01V 3/30

Application no.

88402703.8

Keywords:

Inventive step - (yes) after amendment

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 28.590K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T090899.20000719
T 0311/00 () of 25.8.2000

Online on

29.08.2000

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

25.8.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08G 18/12

Application no.

92904419.6

Keywords:

Missing Statement of Grounds

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 14.337K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T031100.20000825
T 0876/95 (Customizable semiconductor devices/QUICK TECHNOLOGIES) of 9.2.2000

Online on

29.08.2000

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

9.2.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01L 23/52

Application no.

89107334.8

Keywords:

Inventive step (no) - no evidence establishing a technical prejudice in the art

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 30.690K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T087695.20000209
T 0317/97 () of 30.5.2000

Online on

29.08.2000

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

30.5.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61M 29/02

Application no.

89312612.8

Keywords:

Novelty (no)
Inventive step (no)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 39.616K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T031797.20000530
T 0658/97 () of 7.6.2000

Online on

29.08.2000

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

7.6.2000

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G02B 6/30

Application no.

89117163.9

Keywords:

Stand der Technik - Konferenzbericht - Inhalt durch Vortrag zugänglich (verneint)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - rückschauende Betrachtungsweise

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 38.963K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T065897.20000607
T 0318/98 () of 8.8.2000

Online on

29.08.2000

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

8.8.2000

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C08G 18/08

Application no.

93909333.2

Keywords:

Neuheit - Vorbeschreibung (verneint) - ältere europäische Anmeldung (Disclaimer)
Entscheidung über die Beschwerde-Zurückverweisung (bejaht)

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 34.530K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T031898.20000808
T 0289/97 (Brassica/CALGENE) of 28.7.2000

Online on

28.08.2000

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

28.7.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12N 15/82

Application no.

87903791.9

Keywords:

Main request and first to third auxiliary requests - added subject-matter (yes)
Fourth auxiliary request - broadening of scope of claims (yes)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 32.997K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T028997.20000728
T 1089/97 () of 27.6.2000

Online on

28.08.2000

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

27.6.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B02B 3/04

Application no.

86108895.3

Keywords:

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

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 28.512K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T108997.20000627
T 0496/97 () of 29.6.2000

Online on

25.08.2000

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

29.6.2000

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B65D 1/20
B65D 21/02

Application no.

91710037.2

Keywords:

Änderungen - Erweiterung (verneint)
Neuheit, erfinderische Tätigkeit (bejaht)

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 33.577K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T049697.20000629
T 0498/97 () of 9.8.2000

Online on

25.08.2000

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

9.8.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C21C 7/072

Application no.

90907247.2

Keywords:

Inventive step (yes) after amendment

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 25.684K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T049897.20000809
T 0321/98 () of 11.7.2000

Online on

25.08.2000

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

11.7.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B65D 1/40

Application no.

90311091.4

Keywords:

Lack of novelty (yes)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 30.218K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T032198.20000711
T 0030/99 (Control apparatus/GAMBRO) of 29.6.2000

Online on

25.08.2000

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

29.6.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G05B 19/10

Application no.

91102481.8

Keywords:

Inventive step (yes)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 28.292K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T003099.20000629
T 0977/96 (Colour image pattern/CANON) of 11.7.2000

Online on

24.08.2000

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

11.7.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04N 1/46

Application no.

90118618.9

Keywords:

Inventive step (no)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 26.869K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T097796.20000711
T 0357/97 () of 8.6.2000

Online on

24.08.2000

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

8.6.2000

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B65D 90/24

Application no.

90121642.4

Keywords:

Erfinderische Tätigkeit (verneint)

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 33.469K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T035797.20000608
T 0473/97 () of 28.6.2000

Online on

24.08.2000

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

28.6.2000

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B41F 19/06

Application no.

92907895.4

Keywords:

Ausführbarkeit der Erfindung (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit (ja)

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 30.557K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T047397.20000628
T 0976/97 () of 16.8.2000

Online on

24.08.2000

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

16.8.2000

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C08J 9/08

Application no.

90123153.0

Keywords:

Berechtigter Inhaber
Rechtliches Gehör - vom Patentanmelder gebilligte Fassung
Wesentlicher Verfahrensfehler (verneint)

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 71.297K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T097697.20000816
T 0994/98 () of 6.7.2000

Online on

24.08.2000

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

6.7.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04B 1/66

Application no.

89902408.7

Keywords:

Inventive step (no)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 25.076K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T099498.20000706
T 0150/99 (Multiple Channel Servo System/PITNEY BOWES) of 28.6.2000

Online on

24.08.2000

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

28.6.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G05B 19/414

Application no.

89313233.2

Keywords:

Inventive step (no)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 28.356K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T015099.20000628
T 0241/95 (Serotoninrezeptor) of 14.6.2000

Online on

23.08.2000

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

14.6.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 31/135

Application no.

91302599.5

Keywords:

Hauptantrag: Deutlichkeit der funktionellen Definition (verneint)
Erster Hilfsantrag: Neuheit (verneint); therapeutische Wirkung bei Tieren bereits beschrieben
Zweiter Hilfsantrag: bestimmte, von der Prüfungsabteilung nicht geprüfte Krankheiten - Zurückverweisung an die erste Instanz

Distribution

A

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 36.308K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T024195.20000614
T 0241/95 (Serotonin receptor) of 14.6.2000

Online on

23.08.2000

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

14.6.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 31/135

Application no.

91302599.5

Keywords:

Main request: clarity of the functional definition (no)
First auxiliary request: novelty (no) ; therapeutic effect already described in animals
Second auxiliary request: specific diseases never considered by the examining division - remittal to the department of first instance

Distribution

A

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 27.294K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T024195.20000614
T 0241/95 (Serotonin receptor/ELI LILLY) of 14.6.2000

Online on

23.08.2000

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

14.6.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 31/135

Application no.

91302599.5

Keywords:

Main request: clarity of the functional definition (no)
First auxiliary request: novelty (no); therapeutic effect already described in animals
Second auxiliary request: specific diseases never considered by the Examining Division - remittal to the department of first instance

Distribution

A

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 33.505K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T024195.20000614
T 0241/95 (Récepteur de la sérotonine) of 14.6.2000

Online on

23.08.2000

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

14.6.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 31/135

Application no.

91302599.5

Keywords:

Requête principale : clarté de la définition fonctionnelle (non)
Première requête subsidiaire : nouveauté (non) ; effet thérapeutique déjà décrit chez les animaux
Deuxième requête subsidiaire : maladies précises n'ayant jamais été prises en considération par la division d'examen - renvoi à la première instance

Distribution

A

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 30.238K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T024195.20000614
T 0867/96 (Agent d'hygiène en hémodialyse) of 21.6.2000

Online on

23.08.2000

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

21.6.2000

Proc. language

FR

IPC

A01N 59/00

Application no.

89403013.9

Keywords:

Nouveau motif d'opposition invoqué dans la procédure de recours : pas de compétence pour l'examiner sans le consentement du titulaire
Activité inventive (non) - alternative-solution évidente

Distribution

C

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 39.360K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T086796.20000621
T 1070/98 () of 4.7.2000

Online on

23.08.2000

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

4.7.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B65D 5/42
B65D 75/56

Application no.

93201252.9

Keywords:

Alleged prior use - not sufficiently substantiated
Remittal for further prosecution
Taking of evidence

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 27.871K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T107098.20000704
T 0130/95 () of 12.4.2000

Online on

22.08.2000

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

12.4.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G07F 7/10

Application no.

86111419.7

Keywords:

Inventive step - no

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 28.570K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T013095.20000412
T 0207/98 () of 4.7.2000

Online on

22.08.2000

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

4.7.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G04C 3/14

Application no.

89306144.0

Keywords:

Inventive step - yes

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 29.417K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T020798.20000704
T 1000/98 () of 24.7.2000

Online on

22.08.2000

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

24.7.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H02H 3/08

Application no.

90912490.1

Keywords:

-

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 24.373K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T100098.20000724
T 1026/96 (Pulp bleaching/ENSO) of 27.6.2000

Online on

21.08.2000

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

27.6.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

D21C 9/10

Application no.

89117235.5

Keywords:

Clarity of functional feature - no (main request)
Clarity, support and novelty - yes (auxiliary request)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 34.983K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T102696.20000627
T 0101/98 () of 13.7.2000

Online on

21.08.2000

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

13.7.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08K 3/00

Application no.

90100317.8

Keywords:

Novelty (yes) - no implicit disclosure - evidence not

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 35.051K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T010198.20000713
T 0329/98 () of 6.7.2000

Online on

21.08.2000

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

6.7.2000

Proc. language

FR

IPC

F17C 7/02
F17C 13/10

Application no.

89403619.3

Keywords:

Nouveauté (oui, après amendement)
Activité inventive (oui)
Usage antérieur ayant rendu l'invention accessible au public (insuffisamment prouvé)

Distribution

C

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 37.143K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T032998.20000706
T 0513/98 () of 7.7.2000

Online on

21.08.2000

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

7.7.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B07C 1/00

Application no.

89313227.4

Keywords:

Inventive step

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 37.753K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T051398.20000707
T 0957/98 () of 20.7.2000

Online on

21.08.2000

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

20.7.2000

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G11B 5/704

Application no.

87103911.1

Keywords:

Erfinderische Tätigkeit (ja - nach Änderung)
Beide Einsprüche zurückgezogen

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 26.852K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T095798.20000720
T 0933/98 () of 30.5.2000

Online on

18.08.2000

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

30.5.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B60T 8/32
B64C 25/42

Application no.

90201175.8

Keywords:

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

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 24.901K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T093398.20000530
T 1094/98 () of 23.5.2000

Online on

18.08.2000

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

23.5.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B65D 81/32
B23B 27/32

Application no.

89110379.8

Keywords:

Inventive step (no)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 28.008K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T109498.20000523
T 0531/96 (Prostaglandinderivate/SCHERING) of 20.6.2000

Online on

16.08.2000

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

20.6.2000

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C07C 405/00

Application no.

88730162.0

Keywords:

Ausführbarkeit der Offenbarung (ja) - allgemeines Fachwissen
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hauptantrag und erster Hilfsantrag (nein) - naheliegende Lösung; zweiter Hilfsantrag (ja) - nicht naheliegende Lösung

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 84.062K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T053196.20000620
T 0025/97 () of 19.7.2000

Online on

16.08.2000

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

19.7.2000

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F16D 65/02

Application no.

90121944.4

Keywords:

Erfinderische Tätigkeit (nein)

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 32.292K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T002597.20000719
T 0302/99 () of 15.6.2000

Online on

16.08.2000

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

15.6.2000

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B60C 17/06

Application no.

94906161.8

Keywords:

Erfinderische Tätigkeit (ja)

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 26.572K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T030299.20000615
T 0571/96 (Massenspektrometer/BRUKER DALTONIK GMBH) of 9.5.2000

Online on

15.08.2000

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

9.5.2000

Proc. language

DE

IPC

H01J 49/38

Application no.

88120710.4

Keywords:

Offenkundige Vorbenutzung (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit (nein: Hauptantrag und erster Hilfsantrag; ja: zweiter Hilfsantrag)
Vorlage an die Große Beschwerdekammer von Rechtsfragen bezüglich der Bedeutung einer offenkundigen Vorbenutzung für die Beurteilung der erfinderischen Tätigkeit (nein)

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 50.211K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T057196.20000509
T 0353/95 (Appeal terminated/ALTMANN) of 25.7.2000

Online on

14.08.2000

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

25.7.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61M 15/02

Application no.

85307116.5

Keywords:

Appellant lost capacity to be party to proceedings - appeal terminated

Distribution

B

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 18.210K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T035395.20000725
T 0321/97 () of 20.6.2000

Online on

14.08.2000

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

20.6.2000

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B60R 1/08

Application no.

92102258.8

Keywords:

Erfinderische Tätigkeit (ja)
Offenbarung eines Merkmals in einer Zeichnung ohne Hinweis auf seine technische wirkung (nein)

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 26.658K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T032197.20000620
T 0768/98 () of 25.7.2000

Online on

14.08.2000

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

25.7.2000

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A63G 1/26

Application no.

93104314.5

Keywords:

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (bejaht)

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 38.606K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T076898.20000725
T 0887/98 () of 19.7.2000

Online on

14.08.2000

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

19.7.2000

Proc. language

FR

IPC

B65G 17/20

Application no.

95490011.4

Keywords:

Nouveauté (oui)
Activité inventive (requêtes principale et auxiliaire) (non)
Renvoi devant la première instance (non)

Distribution

C

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 29.006K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T088798.20000719
T 1117/98 () of 30.5.2000

Online on

14.08.2000

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

30.5.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B65F 1/12

Application no.

93922668.4

Keywords:

Extension of subject-matter - yes (main and second auxiliary requests)
Disclosure of the invention - yes
Inventive step - yes (third auxiliary request)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 46.175K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T111798.20000530
T 0741/99 () of 21.7.2000

Online on

14.08.2000

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

21.7.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A47L 9/28

Application no.

92203761.9

Keywords:

Novelty (yes)
Inventive step (yes)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 26.888K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T074199.20000721
T 0752/94 (Optically active pteridines/UNIVERSITY OF STRATHCLYDE) of 24.5.2000

Online on

10.08.2000

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

24.5.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07D 475/04

Application no.

87307803.4

Keywords:

Clarity within the meaning of Article 84 and Rule 29(6) EPC - main request, auxiliary requests I to V (no)
Support by the application as filed within the meaning of Article 123(2) EPC - auxiliary requests VI to XIX (no)
Remittal to the first instance - Article 111(1) - first instance bound by the ratio decidendi of its own decision - auxiliary request XX

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 36.657K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T075294.20000524
T 0706/97 () of 3.8.2000

Online on

08.08.2000

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

3.8.2000

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A61H 15/00

Application no.

91101722.6

Keywords:

Unzulässige Erweiterung (nein)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit (ja)

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 23.608K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T070697.20000803
T 0733/98 (Admissibility of the Appeal/SUMITOMO) of 14.12.1999

Online on

08.08.2000

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

14.12.1999

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01L 39/24

Application no.

93103502.6

Keywords:

Admissibility (no): statement of the grounds - no reasons
Restitutio - all due care (no)
Main and auxiliary requests in grant procedure

Distribution

B

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 33.800K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:1999:T073398.19991214
T 0275/99 (Beverage/MONSANTO) of 25.7.2000

Online on

08.08.2000

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

25.7.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A23L 2/52

Application no.

95923108.5

Keywords:

Novelty - yes - component of a composition not implicitly disclosed - abstract here insufficient
Procedural violation - no - right to be heard fulfilled by reference to the International Preliminary Examination Report (IPER)
Remittal - yes - examination of Article 56 EPC requires systematic approach

Distribution

B

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 27.864K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T027599.20000725
T 0625/95 () of 23.5.2000

Online on

07.08.2000

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

23.5.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01L 21/18

Application no.

88111617.2

Keywords:

Inventive step - (yes) auxiliary request
Amendement - removal of a feature (not allowed)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 29.858K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T062595.20000523
T 1077/97 (Effluents aqueux/RHODIA) of 12.7.2000

Online on

07.08.2000

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

12.7.2000

Proc. language

FR

IPC

C02F 9/00

Application no.

94403013.9

Keywords:

Revendications modifiées - nouveauté (oui), activité inventive (oui)

Distribution

C

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 27.791K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T107797.20000712
T 1034/98 () of 18.7.2000

Online on

07.08.2000

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

18.7.2000

Proc. language

FR

IPC

C08C 2/06

Application no.

88870049.9

Keywords:

Modifications - extension de l'objet de la demande (oui)

Distribution

C

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 29.309K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T103498.20000718
T 0566/96 (Catalyst/ENGELHARD) of 28.6.2000

Online on

04.08.2000

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

28.6.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B01J 35/02

Application no.

90201254.1

Keywords:

Novelty (yes after amendment) - support by the description (yes)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 30.206K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T056696.20000628
T 0785/96 () of 18.4.2000

Online on

03.08.2000

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

18.4.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08F 214/26

Application no.

86308129.5

Keywords:

Inventive step (yes) - problem solution - non-obvious combination of known features

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 35.552K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T078596.20000418
T 1061/97 () of 30.5.2000

Online on

03.08.2000

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

30.5.2000

Proc. language

FR

IPC

C03B 9/40

Application no.

90203067.5

Keywords:

Nouveauté (oui)
Activité inventive (oui)

Distribution

C

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 22.687K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T106197.20000530
T 0700/98 () of 30.6.2000

Online on

03.08.2000

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

30.6.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F01N 3/20

Application no.

91310232.3

Keywords:

Inventive step - no for the main request
Inventive step - yes for the first auxiliary request

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 41.892K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T070098.20000630
W 0003/00 () of 10.7.2000

Online on

03.08.2000

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

10.7.2000

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C08J 5/18

Application no.

-

Keywords:

Begründungspflicht noch erfüllt
Zahlungsaufforderung in Sache und Umfang bestätigt

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 37.459K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:W000300.20000710
T 0390/95 (Trennmittel/CHEM-TREND) of 15.3.2000

Online on

02.08.2000

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

15.3.2000

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B29C 33/60

Application no.

87118747.2

Keywords:

Erfinderische Tätigkeit (ja) - nicht-naheliegende Alternative

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 37.993K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T039095.20000315
T 0608/96 (Butylenoxid-Addukte/BASF) of 11.7.2000

Online on

02.08.2000

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

11.7.2000

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C10M 107/34

Application no.

91110522.9

Keywords:

Disclaimer unzulässig (Art. 123 (2) EPÜ) - Entgegenhaltung nicht 'zufällig neuheitsschädlich'
Unterschiedliche Entscheidungsformeln

Distribution

B

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 25.172K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T060896.20000711
T 0418/97 () of 27.6.2000

Online on

02.08.2000

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

27.6.2000

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B60J 7/12

Application no.

92710009.9

Keywords:

Neuheit (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit (ja)

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 29.304K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T041897.20000627
T 0573/97 () of 5.7.2000

Online on

02.08.2000

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

5.7.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B24C 7/00
B24C 9/00
B24C 11/00

Application no.

90307368.2

Keywords:

Inventive step (yes)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 26.891K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T057397.20000705
J 0005/97 () of 23.9.1999

Online on

01.08.2000

Board

3.1.01

Decision date

23.9.1999

Proc. language

EN

IPC

-

Application no.

-

Keywords:

No appointment of European representative for regional phase
Notification direct to applicant
Direct notification contributed to appellant's error (no)
Miscalculation of time limit for filing request for examination
Application deemed withdrawn

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 555.081K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:1999:J000597.19990923
T 0301/95 (Strohmann) of 27.6.1997

Online on

01.08.2000

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

27.6.1997

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B29C

Application no.

88112875.5

Keywords:

Vorlage an die Große Beschwerdekammer
Zulässigkeit des Einspruchs durch einen Strohmann
Beweise zur Strohmanneigenschaft

Distribution

A

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 33.773K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:1997:T030195.19970627
T 0301/95 () of 28.3.2000

Online on

01.08.2000

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

28.3.2000

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B29C 47/10

Application no.

88112875.5

Keywords:

Neuheit (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit (ja)
Kostenverteilung (nein)

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 28.195K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T030195.20000328
T 0301/95 (Strohmann/HARTDEGEN) of 27.6.1997

Online on

01.08.2000

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

27.6.1997

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B29C 47/10

Application no.

88112875.5

Keywords:

Vorlage an die Große Beschwerdekammer
Zulässigkeit des Einspruchs durch einen Strohmann
Beweise zur Strohmanneigenschaft

Distribution

A

Decision

PDF nicht verfügbar

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:1997:T030195.19970627
T 0301/95 (Straw man) of 27.6.1997

Online on

01.08.2000

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

27.6.1997

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B29C 47/10

Application no.

88112875.5

Keywords:

Referral to the Enlarged Board of Appeal
Admissibility of opposition filed by a straw man
Evidence of acting as a straw man

Distribution

A

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 31.616K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:1997:T030195.19970627
T 0301/95 (Homme de paille) of 27.6.1997

Online on

01.08.2000

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

27.6.1997

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B29C

Application no.

88112875.5

Keywords:

Saisine de la Grande Chambre de recours
Recevabilité d'une opposition formée par un homme de paille
Preuves de la qualité d'homme de paille

Distribution

A

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 38.649K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:1997:T030195.19970627

July 2000

T 0586/94 () of 29.9.1999

Online on

31.07.2000

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

29.9.1999

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C11B 3/10

Application no.

85114009.5

Keywords:

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

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 35.946K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:1999:T058694.19990929
T 0292/98 () of 27.7.2000

Online on

31.07.2000

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

27.7.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B23K 1/008

Application no.

90917389.0

Keywords:

Failure to clarify request
Substantial procedural violation - yes
Reimbursement of appeal fee - yes

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 23.821K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T029298.20000727
T 0731/96 () of 30.6.2000

Online on

28.07.2000

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

30.6.2000

Proc. language

FR

IPC

C01B 25/047

Application no.

91403371.7

Keywords:

Interprétation d'un document antérieur
Caractéristique implicite (non)
Activité inventive (oui) - modification non évidente

Distribution

C

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 25.731K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T073196.20000630
T 0868/96 (Correcting Cyanopia/HOYA) of 14.3.2000

Online on

28.07.2000

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

14.3.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61L 27/00

Application no.

89903277.5

Keywords:

Main request - first, second and third auxiliary request
Inventive step - no - obvious choice of a yellow colorant and obvious use of a UV-absorber in minimum amounts
synergistic effect denied

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 36.368K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T086896.20000314
T 0577/97 (Destruction of organohalogen compounds/ALLIEDSIGNAL) of 5.4.2000

Online on

28.07.2000

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

5.4.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B01D 53/70

Application no.

90908746.2

Keywords:

Novelty - no, no new choice
Late filed evidence - admitted
New claims filed during oral proceedings - admitted

Distribution

B

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 32.073K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T057797.20000405
T 0419/98 (Kompaktanleger/HEIDELBERGER) of 28.6.2000

Online on

28.07.2000

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

28.6.2000

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B65H 1/26

Application no.

93915751.7

Keywords:

Erfinderische Tätigkeit (ja)

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 27.285K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T041998.20000628
T 0714/97 () of 27.6.2000

Online on

27.07.2000

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

27.6.2000

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C08G 8/04

Application no.

90101044.7

Keywords:

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - naheliegende Kombination bekannter Merkmale - technische Aufgabe nicht über den gesamten Bereich gelöst

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 44.451K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T071497.20000627
T 0537/98 () of 14.6.2000

Online on

27.07.2000

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

14.6.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A45D 8/02

Application no.

92307641.8

Keywords:

Indications concerning the appellant
Inadmissible appeal

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 18.336K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T053798.20000614
T 0758/98 () of 24.7.2000

Online on

27.07.2000

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

24.7.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B25B 23/14

Application no.

94850149.9

Keywords:

Inventive step (yes)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 25.191K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T075898.20000724
T 1093/98 () of 24.7.2000

Online on

27.07.2000

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

24.7.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A63G 1/26

Application no.

91919618.8

Keywords:

Claim 1 of the main request - novel - yes
Remittal of first instance

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 21.491K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T109398.20000724
T 0564/98 () of 6.6.2000

Online on

26.07.2000

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

6.6.2000

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F16K 25/00
C04B 35/10

Application no.

90890315.6

Keywords:

Erfinderische Tätigkeit (ja)

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 29.584K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T056498.20000606
T 1043/98 () of 11.5.2000

Online on

26.07.2000

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

11.5.2000

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B60R 21/16

Application no.

94106120.2

Keywords:

Erfinderische Tätigkeit (ja)
Gegenstände des täglichen Lebens

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 24.335K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T104398.20000511
T 0310/97 () of 7.6.2000

Online on

25.07.2000

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

7.6.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F25J 3/04

Application no.

90308715.3

Keywords:

Inventive step - yes (after amendments)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 33.975K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T031097.20000607
T 0873/98 () of 19.7.2000

Online on

25.07.2000

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

19.7.2000

Proc. language

FR

IPC

B60J 10/08

Application no.

92402091.0

Keywords:

Préjugé de l'homme du métier (non)
Utilisation nouvelle d'une matière déjà connue
Activité inventive (non)

Distribution

C

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 31.068K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T087398.20000719
T 0263/99 () of 20.6.2000

Online on

25.07.2000

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

20.6.2000

Proc. language

FR

IPC

A61M 16/12

Application no.

93402215.3

Keywords:

Détermination de l'état de la technique le plus proche
Nouveauté et activité inventive (oui)

Distribution

C

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 29.222K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T026399.20000620
T 0373/96 () of 25.5.2000

Online on

24.07.2000

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

25.5.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C21C 7/06

Application no.

89113096.5

Keywords:

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

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 32.295K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T037396.20000525
T 0894/96 () of 18.5.2000

Online on

24.07.2000

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

18.5.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B29C 45/17

Application no.

88308671.2

Keywords:

Main request, auxiliary requests 1 and 2: Extension of the protection after amendment
Auxiliary request 3: inventive step (yes)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 34.631K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T089496.20000518
T 0938/96 (Image viewing station/THE UNIVERSITY OF ARIZONA) of 4.7.2000

Online on

24.07.2000

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

4.7.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04N 1/393

Application no.

87305835.8

Keywords:

Inventive step (no)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 24.828K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T093896.20000704
T 0029/97 () of 29.2.2000

Online on

24.07.2000

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

29.2.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B29C 45/17

Application no.

89911655.2

Keywords:

Amendments (not allowable: main request, first, second and fourth auxiliary request)
Novelty (no: third auxiliary request)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 36.153K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T002997.20000229
T 0781/97 (Repair agent/MINTEQ) of 30.5.2000

Online on

24.07.2000

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

30.5.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C04B 35/66

Application no.

92902508.8

Keywords:

Inventive step - yes
Non-obvious solution of a technical problem - ground of insufficiency raised for first time in appeal proceedings against amended claims - not pertinent

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 26.173K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T078197.20000530
T 0784/97 () of 16.6.2000

Online on

24.07.2000

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

16.6.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B24D 3/34

Application no.

88908625.2

Keywords:

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

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 28.679K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T078497.20000616
T 0990/97 () of 27.4.2000

Online on

24.07.2000

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

27.4.2000

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A61C 17/22

Application no.

91903628.5

Keywords:

Erfinderische Tätigkeit (ja)

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 21.765K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T099097.20000427
T 1054/98 () of 8.6.2000

Online on

24.07.2000

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

8.6.2000

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G06K 19/06

Application no.

90119374.8

Keywords:

Verspätet vorgebrachte Einspruchsgründe nicht zugelassen
Erfinderische Tätigkeit (bejaht)

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 28.257K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T105498.20000608
D 0019/97 () of 3.11.1999

Online on

21.07.2000

Board

DBA

Decision date

3.11.1999

Proc. language

EN

IPC

-

Application no.

-

Keywords:

-

Distribution

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 546.369K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:1999:D001997.19991103
T 0513/95 () of 30.6.2000

Online on

21.07.2000

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

30.6.2000

Proc. language

FR

IPC

B29C 51/14

Application no.

89402288.8

Keywords:

Activité inventive (oui)

Distribution

C

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 31.644K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T051395.20000630
T 0605/97 (Liquid crystal display device/SHARP) of 31.5.2000

Online on

21.07.2000

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

31.5.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G02F 1/133

Application no.

88303653.5

Keywords:

Inventive step - main request and first to third auxiliary requests (no): obvious selection of known features
Meaning of substantially equal

Distribution

B

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 44.320K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T060597.20000531
T 0949/97 (Sputtering deposition/APPLIED MATERIALS) of 4.5.2000

Online on

21.07.2000

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

4.5.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01L 21/90

Application no.

92112768.4

Keywords:

Inventive step - yes (third auxiliary request)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 30.966K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T094997.20000504
T 0033/96 (Paraffin oil/UNILEVER) of 5.4.2000

Online on

20.07.2000

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

5.4.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C11D 3/18

Application no.

89200587.7

Keywords:

Insufficiency of disclosure (inadmissible ground of appeal); ground not raised as opposition ground
Novelty - main request (yes); auxiliary request (yes)
Inventive step - main request (no): problem not solved by all the embodiments of claim 1; - auxiliary request (yes)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 26.746K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T003396.20000405
T 0646/97 (Absorptionsmaterial/STOCKHAUSEN) of 19.1.2000

Online on

20.07.2000

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

19.1.2000

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B01J 20/26

Application no.

91115709.7

Keywords:

Neuheit - ja
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - ja, nach Einschränkung; Aufgabe (Verbesserung) auf nicht naheliegende Weise gelöst

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 34.409K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T064697.20000119
T 0882/99 () of 16.6.2000

Online on

20.07.2000

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

16.6.2000

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B29C 67/14

Application no.

93903780.0

Keywords:

Rechtliches Gehör
Neuheit (nein)

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 22.199K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T088299.20000616
W 0007/99 (Transdermales therapeutisches System/JENAPHARM) of 30.6.2000

Online on

20.07.2000

Board

-

Decision date

30.6.2000

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A61K 9/70
A61K 9/00
A61K 9/06
A61K 47/00
A61K 47/22

Application no.

-

Keywords:

Für eine 'a priori' Einheitlichkeitsbeanstandung ist die von der Anmelderin gewollte subjektive Aufgabe der Erfindung heranzuziehen.
Die bloße Nennung bzw. Auflistung zusätzlicher Literatur kann nicht als implizit erhobener 'a posteriori' Einwand gewertet werden.

Distribution

B

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 552.127K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2000:W000799.20000630
T 0841/96 (Brennverfahren/EISENMANN) of 8.6.2000

Online on

19.07.2000

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

8.6.2000

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C04B 35/64

Application no.

90118840.9

Keywords:

Neuheit (nein)

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 27.461K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T084196.20000608
T 0734/98 () of 4.7.2000

Online on

19.07.2000

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

4.7.2000

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A47C 7/46

Application no.

94920944.9

Keywords:

-

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 23.367K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T073498.20000704
T 0915/98 () of 17.5.2000

Online on

19.07.2000

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

17.5.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B60R 16/02

Application no.

92303728.7

Keywords:

Amendments - added subject-matter (no)
Amendments - extension of protection (no)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 23.518K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T091598.20000517
T 1012/99 () of 7.6.2000

Online on

19.07.2000

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

7.6.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01S 5/04

Application no.

92306513.0

Keywords:

Inventive step (no)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 26.271K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T101299.20000607
T 0706/95 (Reduction of nitrogen-based pollutants/FUELTECH) of 22.5.2000

Online on

18.07.2000

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

22.5.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C01B 21/00

Application no.

86906556.5

Keywords:

Main and first auxiliary requests - novelty (no) - new use (no) - additional effect of a known process or use
Second, fifth and sixth auxiliary requests - amendment not allowable
Third and fourth auxiliary requests - obvious modifications

Distribution

B

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 37.135K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T070695.20000522
T 0242/96 (Freezing method/AGA) of 15.5.2000

Online on

18.07.2000

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

15.5.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A23L 3/36

Application no.

90901068.8

Keywords:

Novelty - yes - published international application no prior art under Article 54(3) EPC
Inventive step - yes - unexpected effect

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 28.939K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T024296.20000515
T 0452/96 (Azelastin/ASTA) of 5.4.2000

Online on

18.07.2000

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

5.4.2000

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A61K 31/55

Application no.

88117902.2

Keywords:

Spezifizierung eines Wirkorts bei bekannter Behandlung nicht unbedingt zweite oder weitere medizinische Anwendung

Distribution

B

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 38.271K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T045296.20000405
T 0542/96 (Xylitol-Fluoride/COLGATE-PALMOLIVE) of 11.5.2000

Online on

18.07.2000

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

11.5.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 7/18

Application no.

90201676.5

Keywords:

Novelty: (yes) - Remineralisation of teeth as novel therapeutic application
Inventive step: (no) - synergistic effect irrelevant to the assessment of the inventive step of a composition, which is clearly suggested in the prior art
Grounds of opposition in appeal proceedings

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 34.025K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T054296.20000511
T 0484/97 () of 9.5.2000

Online on

18.07.2000

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

9.5.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C03C 17/36

Application no.

88104002.6

Keywords:

-

Distribution

C

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ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T048497.20000509
T 0897/97 (Hydraulic substance/TAKENAKA) of 13.4.2000

Online on

18.07.2000

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

13.4.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C04B 20/10

Application no.

92116248.3

Keywords:

Main request - novelty questionable - product parameters not clearly distinguishing
First auxiliary request - inadmissible generalisation
Main and second auxiliary request - insufficient disclosure - invention cannot be performed over the whole scope of the claim

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ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T089797.20000413
T 0173/98 () of 3.5.2000

Online on

18.07.2000

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

3.5.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C01B 13/14

Application no.

89903216.3

Keywords:

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

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C

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 35.391K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T017398.20000503
T 1048/93 (Refining glyceride oils/GRACE) of 30.9.1999

Online on

17.07.2000

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

30.9.1999

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C11B 3/10

Application no.

87100406.5

Keywords:

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

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 28.137K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:1999:T104893.19990930
T 0761/95 () of 17.5.2000

Online on

17.07.2000

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

17.5.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

D01D 5/098

Application no.

89905989.3

Keywords:

Inadmissibility of a party's appeal against a decision allowing its sole request

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 15.726K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T076195.20000517
T 0164/96 (Oriented filament/GENERAL MOTORS) of 9.5.2000

Online on

17.07.2000

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

9.5.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

D01F 6/84

Application no.

90300483.6

Keywords:

Inventive step (yes) - non-obvious combination of technical features

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C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 24.260K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T016496.20000509
T 0202/96 () of 5.6.2000

Online on

17.07.2000

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

5.6.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C09C 1/36

Application no.

89904674.2

Keywords:

Inventive step (no): obvious modification
Reimbursement of appeal fee (no)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 38.357K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T020296.20000605
T 0471/96 () of 29.2.2000

Online on

17.07.2000

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

29.2.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01L 39/24

Application no.

88303404.3

Keywords:

Amendments by way of a generalisation (allowed) - clear basis in the application as filed
Novelty - (yes) - ion-implantation damage - interpreted in the generally accepted sense of the expression
Inventive step (yes) - no reasonable expectation of success in transferring a measure known in the art to newly discovered high-Tc ceramic superconductors

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 37.778K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T047196.20000229
T 0739/97 () of 8.6.2000

Online on

17.07.2000

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

8.6.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61F 13/48

Application no.

91906947.6

Keywords:

Interpretation of ambiguous features added to the claims in the light of the description (no)
Novelty (yes)
Inventive step (no, second and third auxiliary request)
Support in description (no, main and first auxiliary request)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T073997.20000608
T 0742/97 () of 9.6.2000

Online on

17.07.2000

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

9.6.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B01D 29/075

Application no.

93901896.6

Keywords:

Clarity and conciseness (yes, after amendment)
Remittal to the first instance for substantive examination of the new claims

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 21.187K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T074297.20000609
T 0368/98 (Form retentive absorbent pads/McNEIL-PPC) of 24.3.2000

Online on

17.07.2000

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

24.3.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61F 13/56

Application no.

91111307.4

Keywords:

Admissibility of appeal (yes)
Admissibility of amended claim (yes)
Reformatio in peius
Referral to the Enlarged Board of Appeal (no)
Remittal to first instance

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 39.013K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T036898.20000324
T 0596/98 () of 13.6.2000

Online on

17.07.2000

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

13.6.2000

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A47B 95/00

Application no.

94106633.4

Keywords:

Änderungen - keine Erweiterung
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (bejaht)

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C

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ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T059698.20000613
T 0731/98 () of 16.5.2000

Online on

17.07.2000

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

16.5.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61B 5/14

Application no.

88307080.7

Keywords:

Inventive step (yes)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 25.019K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T073198.20000516
T 0022/99 () of 15.5.2000

Online on

17.07.2000

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

15.5.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01J 3/44

Application no.

92911454.4

Keywords:

Novelty, inventive step (confirmed)
Clarity and admissibility of the amendments (third auxiliary request: yes)

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C

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 39.700K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T002299.20000515
T 0189/95 (Composition amaigrissante/L'OREAL) of 29.2.2000

Online on

14.07.2000

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

29.2.2000

Proc. language

FR

IPC

A61K 7/48

Application no.

89403150.9

Keywords:

Nouveauté : non - effet technique nouvellement découvert sous-tendant une utilisation connue d'une substance connue

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B

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ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T018995.20000229
T 1218/97 () of 14.3.2000

Online on

14.07.2000

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

14.3.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08F 20/04

Application no.

84902562.2

Keywords:

Disclosure - sufficiency (yes)

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C

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 34.712K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T121897.20000314
T 0015/98 () of 13.4.2000

Online on

14.07.2000

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

13.4.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61G 7/015

Application no.

91310489.9

Keywords:

Prior use (not proved)
Inventive step (yes)

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Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 29.519K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T001598.20000413
T 0190/98 () of 4.5.2000

Online on

14.07.2000

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

4.5.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B65D 81/24
A23B 7/148
A23L 3/3418

Application no.

89306712.4

Keywords:

Inventive step (no)

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C

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 26.618K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T019098.20000504
T 0397/98 (Haarkosmetische Zubereitungen/HENKEL) of 31.5.2000

Online on

14.07.2000

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

31.5.2000

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A61K 7/06

Application no.

92906596.9

Keywords:

Hauptantrag: Neuheit (nein)
Hilfsantrag: Neuheit nach Einschränkung (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit (ja), Neuformulierung der Aufgabe aus den Erstunterlagen herleitbar, Nachweis der erfinderischen Tätigkeit durch Vergleichsversuche

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C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 35.904K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T039798.20000531
T 0445/98 (Existence of the appeal/LODERWAY) of 10.7.2000

Online on

14.07.2000

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

10.7.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B66B 29/08

Application no.

89307376.7

Keywords:

Appeal deemed to have been filed (no)
Reimbursement of the appeal fee (yes)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 21.852K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T044598.20000710
T 0542/98 () of 14.6.2000

Online on

14.07.2000

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

14.6.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G08G 5/06

Application no.

90908099.6

Keywords:

Inventive step - yes, after amendment

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 24.973K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T054298.20000614
T 0663/98 () of 4.5.2000

Online on

14.07.2000

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

4.5.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B65D 81/24
A23B 7/148
A23L 3/3418
B65B 25/04

Application no.

89306711.6

Keywords:

Sufficiency of disclosure (yes)
Inventive step (no)

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C

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 34.659K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T066398.20000504
T 0903/98 () of 4.4.2000

Online on

14.07.2000

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

4.4.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

E06B 9/36

Application no.

91901594.1

Keywords:

Inventive step (yes)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 27.259K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T090398.20000404
T 1083/98 () of 9.5.2000

Online on

14.07.2000

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

9.5.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F16L 57/00

Application no.

90902082.8

Keywords:

Added subject-matter - no - after amendment

Distribution

C

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 19.009K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T108398.20000509
T 1085/98 () of 9.5.2000

Online on

14.07.2000

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

9.5.2000

Proc. language

DE

IPC

E04B 1/76
B27F 1/00
E04D 13/16

Application no.

93115330.8

Keywords:

Neuheit (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit (ja)

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 26.895K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T108598.20000509
T 0027/97 (Crypthographie à clés publiques/FRANCE TELECOM) of 30.5.2000

Online on

13.07.2000

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

30.5.2000

Proc. language

FR

IPC

H04L 9/30

Application no.

88400670.1

Keywords:

CBE art. 52(2) - inventions brevetables - invention exclue de la brevetabilité (non)
CBE art. 56 - activité inventive (non)

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C

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Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 32.227K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T002797.20000530
T 0097/97 () of 23.5.2000

Online on

13.07.2000

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

23.5.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F24C 3/10

Application no.

90202660.8

Keywords:

Novelty - public prior use (no) - insufficient evidence
Late submitted material - evidence admitted (no)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 27.894K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T009797.20000523
T 0692/97 () of 23.5.2000

Online on

13.07.2000

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

23.5.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08L 63/04

Application no.

90100919.1

Keywords:

Inventive step - non-obvious combination of known features

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 50.011K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T069297.20000523
T 1090/97 () of 8.5.2000

Online on

13.07.2000

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

8.5.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

E04F 15/022
B32B 21/13

Application no.

94830365.6

Keywords:

Patentable inventions - aesthetic creations
Unity - dependent claims
Novelty (yes)
Inventive step - known element

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 23.239K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T109097.20000508
T 1203/97 () of 9.5.2000

Online on

13.07.2000

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

9.5.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F24F 6/12
F24F 12/00

Application no.

90904972.8

Keywords:

Inventive step - obvious combination of known features

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 33.921K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T120397.20000509
T 1227/97 () of 10.5.2000

Online on

13.07.2000

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

10.5.2000

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B22D 11/04

Application no.

91916776.7

Keywords:

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - verneint (Bonuseffekt)

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 27.435K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T122797.20000510
T 0293/98 () of 11.5.2000

Online on

13.07.2000

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

11.5.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04N 5/232

Application no.

92301527.5

Keywords:

Inventive step (no)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 22.290K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T029398.20000511
T 0628/98 () of 23.3.2000

Online on

13.07.2000

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

23.3.2000

Proc. language

FR

IPC

F25J 3/04

Application no.

92402246.0

Keywords:

Activité inventive (oui)

Distribution

C

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 39.547K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T062898.20000323
T 0720/98 () of 2.2.2000

Online on

13.07.2000

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

2.2.2000

Proc. language

DE

IPC

E06B 3/66

Application no.

90890281.0

Keywords:

Erfinderische Tätigkeit (ja)

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 37.295K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T072098.20000202
T 0849/98 () of 14.3.2000

Online on

13.07.2000

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

14.3.2000

Proc. language

FR

IPC

E06B 9/15

Application no.

93400436.7

Keywords:

Activité inventive (oui, après modification)

Distribution

C

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 39.804K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T084998.20000314
T 0023/99 () of 16.5.2000

Online on

13.07.2000

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

16.5.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G02F 1/1339
G09F 9/35

Application no.

91917017.5

Keywords:

Novelty (main request and auxiliary request I: no)
Sufficiency of the disclosure (auxiliary requests II and III: no)
Correction under Rule 88 EPC: refused

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 38.969K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T002399.20000516
T 0061/99 () of 8.5.2000

Online on

13.07.2000

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

8.5.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

E01B 5/18

Application no.

93630007.8

Keywords:

Inventive step - confirmed

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 25.823K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T006199.20000508
T 0083/99 () of 17.5.2000

Online on

13.07.2000

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

17.5.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

E05B 73/00
E05B 47/00
G11B 33/00
A47F 7/024

Application no.

93908219.4

Keywords:

Novelty (yes)
Inventive step (yes)
Apportionment of costs (no)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 26.338K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T008399.20000517
W 0010/99 (Antisense/BIOGNOSTIK) of 19.6.2000

Online on

13.07.2000

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

19.6.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12N 15/11

Application no.

-

Keywords:

-

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 26.457K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2000:W001099.20000619
T 0797/95 () of 22.6.2000

Online on

12.07.2000

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

22.6.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C23C 14/35

Application no.

90304043.4

Keywords:

Inventive step (yes)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 24.014K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T079795.20000622
T 0981/95 () of 22.6.2000

Online on

12.07.2000

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

22.6.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H05H 1/34

Application no.

92100092.3

Keywords:

Divisional application - not extended subject-matter

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 24.562K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T098195.20000622
T 0165/96 (Délavage/CAYLA) of 30.5.2000

Online on

12.07.2000

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

30.5.2000

Proc. language

FR

IPC

C11D 11/00

Application no.

90901828.5

Keywords:

Nouveauté - requête principale (non)
Accessibilité au public (oui)
Activité inventive - requête auxiliaire (non)

Distribution

C

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 33.054K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T016596.20000530
T 0378/97 (Detergent Powders/UNILEVER) of 6.6.2000

Online on

12.07.2000

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

6.6.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C11D 11/02

Application no.

87309570.7

Keywords:

Sufficiency of disclosure - yes

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 29.261K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T037897.20000606
T 0686/98 () of 8.11.1999

Online on

12.07.2000

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

8.11.1999

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B65B 5/06

Application no.

92900332.5

Keywords:

Novelty (yes)
Inventive step (yes)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 28.786K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:1999:T068698.19991108
T 0881/98 (Verfahren zum Erfassen von Zwischen- und Endzeiten ....) of 23.5.2000

Online on

12.07.2000

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

23.5.2000

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G07C 1/24

Application no.

92923575.2

Keywords:

Wiedereinsetzung in die Beschwerdebegründungsfrist (nein)
Vorlage an die Große Beschwerdekammer (nein)
Zulässigkeit der Beschwerde (nein)

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 26.969K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T088198.20000523
T 0560/98 (Kernreaktorbrennelement mit einem tragenden Kühlmittelrohr) of 30.5.2000

Online on

11.07.2000

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

30.5.2000

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G21C 3/32

Application no.

91904176.4

Keywords:

Änderung des Patents über den Inhalt der ursprünglichen Anmeldung hinaus (ja)
Erweiterung des Schutzbereiches (ja)

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 29.050K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T056098.20000530
J 0003/95 (ETA) of 28.2.1997

Online on

07.07.2000

Board

3.1.01

Decision date

28.2.1997

Proc. language

FR

IPC

G04B 37/16

Application no.

83810210.1

Keywords:

Rechtsstellung der Beschwerdekammern - res judicata
Ausschöpfung der Rechtsmittel
Verwaltungsmäßige oder gerichtliche Behandlung von Anträgen, in denen nach Erlaß einer rechtskräftigen Entscheidung einer Beschwerdekammer eine Verletzung eines wesentlichen Verfahrensgrundsatzes geltend gemacht wird
Befassung der Großen Beschwerdekammer

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ECLI:EP:BA:1997:J000395.19970228
J 0003/95 (ETA) of 28.2.1997

Online on

07.07.2000

Board

3.1.01

Decision date

28.2.1997

Proc. language

FR

IPC

G04B 37/16

Application no.

83810210.1

Keywords:

Legal status of the boards of appeal - Res judicata
Exhaustion of the available remedies
Administrative or jurisdictional procedure to be adopted in response to requests submitted after a final board of appeal decision and alleging a violation of a fundamental procedural principle
Referral to the Enlarged Board of Appeal

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ECLI:EP:BA:1997:J000395.19970228
J 0003/95 (ETA) of 28.2.1997

Online on

07.07.2000

Board

3.1.01

Decision date

28.2.1997

Proc. language

FR

IPC

G04B 37/16

Application no.

83810210.1

Keywords:

Statut juridique des chambres de recours - Res judicata
Epuisement des voies de recours
Moyen administratif ou juridictionnel à utiliser pour répondre aux requêtes alléguant, postérieurement à une décision définitive d'une Chambre de recours, la violation d'un principe fondamental de procédure
Saisine de la Grande Chambre de recours

Distribution

Decision

PDF pas disponible

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:1997:J000395.19970228
J 0003/95 (Montre-bracelet) of 28.2.1997

Online on

07.07.2000

Board

3.1.01

Decision date

28.2.1997

Proc. language

FR

IPC

G04B 37/16

Application no.

83810210.1

Keywords:

Statut juridique des chambres de recours - Res judicata
Epuisement des voies de recours
Moyen administratif ou juridictionnel à utiliser pour répondre aux requêtes alléguant, postérieurement à une décision définitive d'une Chambre de recours, la violation d'un principe fondamental de procédure
Saisine de la Grande Chambre de recours

Distribution

A

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 895.914K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:1997:J000395.19970228
J 0011/98 (Financial difficulties) of 15.6.2000

Online on

07.07.2000

Board

3.1.01

Decision date

15.6.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

-

Application no.

-

Keywords:

Chapter 11 'Reorganization' Title 11 US Code Bankruptcy - financial difficulties - Interruption of proceedings - no - re-establishment - no - no inability to pay

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 494.085K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:J001198.20000615
T 0282/95 (Hydrogenation/DAVY McKEE) of 22.2.2000

Online on

07.07.2000

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

22.2.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07C 29/14

Application no.

88311188.2

Keywords:

Novelty (yes)
Inventive step (no) - obvious alternative process

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 44.751K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T028295.20000222
T 0231/97 (Emissionsarme Dispersionsfarben/CLARIANT) of 21.3.2000

Online on

07.07.2000

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

21.3.2000

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C09D 5/02

Application no.

89101595.0

Keywords:

Neuheit (ja) - allgemeine Offenbarung erschließt nicht spezielle Merkmalskombination
Erfinderische Tätigkeit (nein) - unvorgesehene zusätzliche Wirkung verleiht naheliegender Lösung keine erfinderische Qualität

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 98.936K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T023197.20000321
T 0468/97 (Fugendichtungsmassen/HENKEL) of 11.4.2000

Online on

07.07.2000

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

11.4.2000

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C09D 5/34

Application no.

89106842.1

Keywords:

Hauptantrag - Neuheit (nein) - Auslegung des Inhalts eines Anspruchs im Falle von Zweifeln unter Heranziehung der Beschreibung
Hilfsantrag - Änderung (zulässig) - zusätzliche Verfahrensmaßnahme unabhängig von weiteren stofflichen Merkmalen in Beispielen
Kategoriewechsel von Stoffanspruch zu Herstellungsverfahrensanspruch (zulässig)
Neuheit (ja, nach Änderung) - neue Verfahrensmaßnahme

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 35.235K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T046897.20000411
T 0826/97 (Düngerstreuer/AMAZONEN-WERKE) of 13.4.2000

Online on

07.07.2000

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

13.4.2000

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A01C 17/00

Application no.

92902550.0

Keywords:

Erfinderische Tätigkeit (ja)

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 36.027K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T082697.20000413
T 1029/97 (Ink/XEROX) of 7.6.2000

Online on

07.07.2000

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

7.6.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C09D 11/00

Application no.

92304329.3

Keywords:

Novelty (yes) - after amendment

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 19.321K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T102997.20000607
T 0409/98 () of 6.6.2000

Online on

07.07.2000

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

6.6.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F02D 41/08

Application no.

91116365.7

Keywords:

Inventive step - yes

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 24.156K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T040998.20000606
J 0029/97 (Divisional/TOKAI KOGYO) of 14.6.1999

Online on

06.07.2000

Board

3.1.01

Decision date

14.6.1999

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B60J 10/02

Application no.

96117250.9

Keywords:

Designation of states in divisional application - void
Designation in parent withdrawn before filing divisional
Referral to Enlarged Board of Appeal - no

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 538.630K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:1999:J002997.19990614
T 0938/94 (Composition/HOECHST JAPAN) of 23.6.1999

Online on

06.07.2000

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

23.6.1999

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 37/02

Application no.

89100852.6

Keywords:

Admissibility of appeal (no)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 22.080K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:1999:T093894.19990623
T 1031/96 () of 4.5.2000

Online on

06.07.2000

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

4.5.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08K 3/30

Application no.

90118298.0

Keywords:

Amendments - added subject-matter (no)
Novelty - new combination of features (yes)
Inventive step - non-obvious combination of known features

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 30.710K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T103196.20000504
T 1032/96 () of 26.5.2000

Online on

06.07.2000

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

26.5.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08G 63/08

Application no.

91107705.5

Keywords:

Amendments - deletion of features (yes) - added subject-matter (yes)
Claims - clarity (no)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 32.677K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T103296.20000526
T 0275/97 () of 11.5.2000

Online on

06.07.2000

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

11.5.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61F 13/46

Application no.

89305224.1

Keywords:

Inventive step (yes)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 28.644K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T027597.20000511
T 0810/97 () of 30.6.2000

Online on

06.07.2000

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

30.6.2000

Proc. language

DE

IPC

D01D 5/92

Application no.

89908959.3

Keywords:

Erfinderische Tätigkeit (bejaht)
Änderungen - Anspruchserweiterung (verneint)

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 26.883K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T081097.20000630
T 1144/97 () of 7.6.2000

Online on

06.07.2000

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

7.6.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G11B 7/24

Application no.

90101133.8

Keywords:

Amendments - broadening of claims (no) - support by description (yes)
Novelty - identification of residual impurities - implicit disclosure (no)
Inventive step - criticality of impurities content for a property not considered in the prior art

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 41.552K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T114497.20000607
T 1145/97 () of 8.6.2000

Online on

06.07.2000

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

8.6.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G11B 7/24

Application no.

90100796.3

Keywords:

Novelty - degree of purity distinguishing
Inventive step - relevance of a feature not recognised in the prior art

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 43.317K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T114597.20000608
T 0068/98 () of 10.5.2000

Online on

06.07.2000

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

10.5.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08L 75/04

Application no.

88121425.8

Keywords:

Late submitted material (not admitted)
Amendments - added subject-matter (no) - broadening of claim (no)
Inventive step - closest state of the art - objective concept (not derivable)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 41.726K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T006898.20000510
T 0504/98 () of 6.7.2000

Online on

06.07.2000

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

6.7.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01N 21/64
G01N 33/48

Application no.

90900765.0

Keywords:

Inventive step (confirmed)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 27.407K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T050498.20000706
T 0068/96 (Isolation region/MOTOROLA) of 31.5.2000

Online on

05.07.2000

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

31.5.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01L 21/76

Application no.

90305365.0

Keywords:

-

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 19.604K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T006896.20000531
T 0631/97 (Dotierte Gebiete) of 17.2.2000

Online on

05.07.2000

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

17.2.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01L 21/22

Application no.

88311511.5

Keywords:

Nichtentrichtung weiterer Recherchengebühren

Distribution

A

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 28.185K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T063197.20000217
T 0631/97 (Doped regions) of 17.2.2000

Online on

05.07.2000

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

17.2.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01L 21/22

Application no.

88311511.5

Keywords:

Non-payment of further search fees

Distribution

A

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 24.518K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T063197.20000217
T 0631/97 (Doped regions/TOSHIBA) of 17.2.2000

Online on

05.07.2000

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

17.2.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01L 21/22

Application no.

88311511.5

Keywords:

Non-payment of further search fees

Distribution

A

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 33.392K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T063197.20000217
T 0631/97 (Régions dopées) of 17.2.2000

Online on

05.07.2000

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

17.2.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01L 21/22

Application no.

88311511.5

Keywords:

Non-paiement de nouvelles taxes de recherche

Distribution

A

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 24.995K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T063197.20000217
T 1200/97 () of 19.6.2000

Online on

05.07.2000

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

19.6.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08F 297/06

Application no.

94110581.9

Keywords:

Novelty - whole contents approach - implicit disclosure (no)
Basis of decisions - opportunity to comment (yes)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 45.765K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T120097.20000619
T 0021/99 () of 23.5.2000

Online on

05.07.2000

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

23.5.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01J 5/16

Application no.

91915079.7

Keywords:

Inventive step - no (main request - auxiliary requests 1 to 4)
Clarity - no (auxiliary request 4)
Inventive step - yes (auxiliary request 5)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 40.159K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T002199.20000523
T 0244/99 () of 5.7.2000

Online on

05.07.2000

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

5.7.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

E04B 1/94

Application no.

94909502.0

Keywords:

Inventive step (yes)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 26.625K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T024499.20000705
D 0018/97 () of 10.2.2000

Online on

04.07.2000

Board

DBA

Decision date

10.2.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

-

Application no.

-

Keywords:

-

Distribution

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 501.737K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:D001897.20000210
D 0004/99 () of 29.6.2000

Online on

04.07.2000

Board

DBA

Decision date

29.6.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

-

Application no.

-

Keywords:

-

Distribution

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 349.000K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:D000499.20000629
T 0725/96 () of 3.5.2000

Online on

04.07.2000

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

3.5.2000

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B41F 31/02

Application no.

89114327.3

Keywords:

Erfinderische Tätigkeit (ja, nach Änderung)

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 31.637K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T072596.20000503
T 0864/97 (Density control system/RICOH COMPANY) of 14.6.2000

Online on

04.07.2000

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

14.6.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04N 1/40

Application no.

88107329.0

Keywords:

Decision re appeals - remittal (yes)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 17.943K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T086497.20000614
T 0915/97 () of 26.6.2000

Online on

04.07.2000

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

26.6.2000

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A61B 19/08

Application no.

89730212.1

Keywords:

Erfinderische Tätigkeit (ja) - nach Änderung

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 23.632K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T091597.20000626
T 0041/98 (Drawer guides/F 40) of 26.5.2000

Online on

04.07.2000

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

26.5.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A47B 88/04

Application no.

92201636.5

Keywords:

Public prior use (not proved)
Inventive step (yes)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 34.173K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T004198.20000526
T 0411/98 () of 11.1.2000

Online on

04.07.2000

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

11.1.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A41B 13/04

Application no.

88121147.8

Keywords:

Novelty (yes)
Inventive step (yes)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 35.051K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T041198.20000111
T 0869/98 (Coating device/VALMET) of 9.5.2000

Online on

04.07.2000

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

9.5.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

D21H 25/12

Application no.

91850097.6

Keywords:

Main request: clarity - no proper definition of the matter for which protection is sought
First auxiliary request: Interpretation of the claims: novelty - no
Second auxiliary request: Amendments admissible; novelty - yes; remittal - yes, despite request for final decision

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 39.657K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T086998.20000509
T 0537/96 () of 29.6.2000

Online on

03.07.2000

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

29.6.2000

Proc. language

FR

IPC

B60K 6/02

Application no.

91901806.9

Keywords:

Poursuite de la procédure de recours après le retrait de l'opposition
Activité inventive (oui)

Distribution

C

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 28.781K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T053796.20000629
T 0586/98 (Steuersystem für Stelleinrichtung/BMW) of 18.5.2000

Online on

03.07.2000

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

18.5.2000

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G05D 1/00

Application no.

89113734.1

Keywords:

Erfinderische Tätigkeit (ja)

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 24.948K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T058698.20000518
T 0015/99 () of 16.5.2000

Online on

03.07.2000

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

16.5.2000

Proc. language

FR

IPC

F16L 55/168
B29C 63/10
B65H 81/08

Application no.

91917006.8

Keywords:

Activité inventive (oui)
Requête en saisine de la Grande Chambre de recours (rejetée)

Distribution

C

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 35.919K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T001599.20000516

June 2000

T 0669/98 () of 27.6.2000

Online on

30.06.2000

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

27.6.2000

Proc. language

DE

IPC

H01R 13/03

Application no.

90710034.1

Keywords:

Neuheit und erfinderische Tätigkeit (ja)

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 25.520K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T066998.20000627
T 0882/98 () of 19.6.2000

Online on

30.06.2000

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

19.6.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G03G 15/08

Application no.

93830111.6

Keywords:

Novelty and inventive step (yes, after amendment)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 26.683K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T088298.20000619
T 0437/96 (Lackierungsverfahren/BASF) of 29.5.2000

Online on

29.06.2000

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

29.5.2000

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B05D 7/16

Application no.

91902387.9

Keywords:

Offensichtliche Berichtigung (nein) - falsche Angabe nicht unmittelbar und eindeutig erkennbar
Änderung gemäß Hauptantrag, 1. und 2. Hilfsantrag - Voraussetzung des Artikels 123 (2) EPÜ nicht erfüllt

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 31.131K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T043796.20000529
T 0980/96 () of 11.5.2000

Online on

29.06.2000

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

11.5.2000

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C03B 37/018

Application no.

91117705.3

Keywords:

Erfinderische Tätigkeit (nein)

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 24.278K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T098096.20000511
T 0448/97 () of 9.5.2000

Online on

29.06.2000

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

9.5.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C23F 11/173

Application no.

89810679.4

Keywords:

Inventive step (no)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 37.422K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T044897.20000509
T 1064/98 () of 23.5.2000

Online on

29.06.2000

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

23.5.2000

Proc. language

FR

IPC

C21C 5/46

Application no.

91470028.1

Keywords:

Activité inventive (oui)

Distribution

C

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 25.604K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T106498.20000523
T 0783/99 () of 25.5.2000

Online on

29.06.2000

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

25.5.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B41M 5/00

Application no.

96201483.3

Keywords:

Novelty (yes); remittal to the first instance

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 20.207K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T078399.20000525
T 0863/99 () of 16.6.2000

Online on

27.06.2000

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

16.6.2000

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B21C 37/16
B21C 37/15

Application no.

97101611.8

Keywords:

Verwendungserfindung
Erfinderische Tätigkeit (ja)

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 23.227K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T086399.20000616
T 0383/96 (Mesophase Pitch/CONOCO) of 18.5.2000

Online on

26.06.2000

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

18.5.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C10C 3/00

Application no.

92902245.7

Keywords:

Novelty - yes, after amendment
Inventive step - yes, after amendment

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 27.923K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T038396.20000518
T 1093/97 () of 13.4.2000

Online on

26.06.2000

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

13.4.2000

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B22D 11/04
B22D 11/00

Application no.

92101506.1

Keywords:

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - rückschauende Betrachtungsweise

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 29.566K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T109397.20000413
T 0652/98 () of 27.4.2000

Online on

26.06.2000

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

27.4.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A21B 1/48

Application no.

93200543.2

Keywords:

Inventive step - third auxiliary request - yes
Reimbursement of appeal fee - no

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 43.946K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T065298.20000427
T 0119/99 (Bulk density/UNILEVER) of 25.5.2000

Online on

26.06.2000

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

25.5.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C11D 17/00

Application no.

91903488.4

Keywords:

Novelty - main request (no); 1st auxiliary request (no); 2nd auxiliary request (yes)
Inventive step (remittal to first instance)
Unity of European patent not affected although different proprietors for different designated states

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 29.058K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T011999.20000525
T 1045/97 () of 21.3.2000

Online on

23.06.2000

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

21.3.2000

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B29C 45/77

Application no.

88115870.3

Keywords:

Neuheit (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit (ja)

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 34.213K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T104597.20000321
T 1223/97 () of 16.5.2000

Online on

23.06.2000

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

16.5.2000

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C08F 8/00

Application no.

94116762.9

Keywords:

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - nicht naheliegende Kombination bekannter Merkmale

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 32.622K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T122397.20000516
T 0093/00 (Restitutio in integrum) of 21.6.2000

Online on

21.06.2000

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

21.6.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B09B 3/00

Application no.

95905276.2

Keywords:

Isolated mistake in an otherwise satisfactory system

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 16.785K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T009300.20000621
D 0012/99 () of 4.2.2000

Online on

19.06.2000

Board

DBA

Decision date

4.2.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

-

Application no.

-

Keywords:

-

Distribution

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 435.804K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:D001299.20000204
J 0035/97 (Zweitakt/HONES) of 7.6.2000

Online on

19.06.2000

Board

3.1.01

Decision date

7.6.2000

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F01C 1/063

Application no.

94116249.7

Keywords:

Empfang von Mitteilung - nicht bewiesen

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 350.806K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:J003597.20000607
J 0013/99 (Re-establishment of rights) of 22.2.2000

Online on

19.06.2000

Board

3.1.01

Decision date

22.2.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

-

Application no.

-

Keywords:

Cause of non-compliance

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 528.975K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:J001399.20000222
T 0925/97 () of 18.5.2000

Online on

19.06.2000

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

18.5.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08L 69/00

Application no.

92305885.3

Keywords:

Inventive step - problem and solution approach - ex post facto analysis

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 49.821K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T092597.20000518
T 0119/98 () of 30.5.2000

Online on

19.06.2000

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

30.5.2000

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C08J 9/24

Application no.

93113868.9

Keywords:

Neuheit - keine Vorbeschreibung
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Abweichung von der Lehre des Standes der Technik

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 29.695K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T011998.20000530
J 0005/98 () of 7.4.2000

Online on

16.06.2000

Board

3.1.01

Decision date

7.4.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06K 19/067

Application no.

95929664.1

Keywords:

Designation fees - expiry of period of grace - national holidays

Distribution

B

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 882.817K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:J000598.20000407
T 0987/98 () of 16.3.2000

Online on

16.06.2000

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

16.3.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

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

Application no.

94200120.7

Keywords:

Novelty (no)
Inventive step (no)
Apportionment of costs (no)
Reimbursement of appeal fee (no)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 38.423K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T098798.20000316
T 0263/00 () of 25.5.2000

Online on

15.06.2000

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

25.5.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B22D 17/32

Application no.

94914187.3

Keywords:

Appeal inadmissible - lack of decision
Apportionment of costs (no)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 23.033K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T026300.20000525
T 0912/95 () of 30.3.2000

Online on

15.06.2000

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

30.3.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01L 41/08

Application no.

88108499.0

Keywords:

Novelty (no) clear and self-consistent teaching of an embodiment in the prior art

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 32.760K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T091295.20000330
T 1006/99 () of 18.5.2000

Online on

15.06.2000

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

18.5.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07D 473/00

Application no.

90301335.7

Keywords:

Missing Statement of Grounds

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 14.194K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T100699.20000518
T 0341/97 () of 17.5.2000

Online on

14.06.2000

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

17.5.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01M 4/50
H01M 10/40

Application no.

90115597.8

Keywords:

Inadmissible fresh ground for opposition (no) assessment of novelty with respect to the closest prior art
Inventive step (yes) ex post facto analysis

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 31.204K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T034197.20000517
T 1226/97 () of 29.5.2000

Online on

14.06.2000

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

29.5.2000

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C09J 109/00

Application no.

91914803.1

Keywords:

Fehlende Fassung des Patentes, die der Prüfung der Beschwerde zugrunde liegt

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 14.402K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T122697.20000529
T 0206/98 () of 18.5.2000

Online on

14.06.2000

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

18.5.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G11B 7/135

Application no.

89202734.3

Keywords:

Apparently incompatible requirements recited in claim. Insufficient disclosure as to how these requirements may be met simultaneously

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 25.480K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T020698.20000518
T 1056/97 () of 6.6.2000

Online on

13.06.2000

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

6.6.2000

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C12N 15/62

Application no.

88121675.8

Keywords:

Patentinhaber mit keiner Fassung einverstanden
Widerruf des europäischen Patents

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 14.924K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T105697.20000606
T 0316/98 () of 6.6.2000

Online on

13.06.2000

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

6.6.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B21K 1/28
B60B 3/02

Application no.

92201124.2

Keywords:

Inventive step (no)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 19.609K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T031698.20000606
T 0992/98 () of 28.3.2000

Online on

13.06.2000

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

28.3.2000

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B65D 47/06

Application no.

91121009.4

Keywords:

Unzulässige Erweiterung (nein)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit (ja)

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 25.539K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T099298.20000328
T 0979/96 (Ink jet printer/CANON KABUSHIKI KAISHA) of 4.5.2000

Online on

09.06.2000

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

4.5.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04N 1/46

Application no.

91302264.6

Keywords:

Novelty (no)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 24.275K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T097996.20000504
T 0918/98 () of 9.5.2000

Online on

09.06.2000

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

9.5.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04N 1/387

Application no.

91107694.1

Keywords:

Inventive step (no)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 29.445K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T091898.20000509
T 1103/96 () of 12.5.2000

Online on

08.06.2000

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

12.5.2000

Proc. language

FR

IPC

G21C 3/06

Application no.

90400082.5

Keywords:

Art. 113(1) CBE, fondement des décisions - droit d'être entendu - procédure orale (non)

Distribution

C

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 23.668K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T110396.20000512
T 0855/97 () of 27.4.2000

Online on

08.06.2000

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

27.4.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08G 65/40

Application no.

93912094.5

Keywords:

Inventive step - obvious combination of known features

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 38.888K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T085597.20000427
T 0408/98 () of 25.5.2000

Online on

08.06.2000

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

25.5.2000

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B65G 65/42

Application no.

94117559.8

Keywords:

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - nach Änderung (ja)

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 27.470K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T040898.20000525
T 0364/96 (Essigsäure-Essigsäureanhydrid-Herstellung/CELANESE) of 3.5.2000

Online on

07.06.2000

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

3.5.2000

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C07C 53/08

Application no.

89110743.5

Keywords:

Erfinderische Tätigkeit (ja) - Lösung der gestellten Aufgabe durch nicht naheliegende Kombination von Verfahrensmerkmalen

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 32.446K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T036496.20000503
T 1033/96 () of 10.5.2000

Online on

07.06.2000

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

10.5.2000

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B41F 21/05

Application no.

88110921.9

Keywords:

Erfinderische Tätigkeit (ja)

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 28.691K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T103396.20000510
T 0285/97 () of 10.5.2000

Online on

07.06.2000

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

10.5.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G03G 15/02
C08G 77/34

Application no.

93107906.5

Keywords:

Claims - product-by-process
Decision re appeals - remittal (yes)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 29.785K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T028597.20000510
T 0024/98 () of 9.5.2000

Online on

07.06.2000

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

9.5.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H02K 13/00

Application no.

89901888.1

Keywords:

Admissibility of amendments (yes)
Novelty (yes)
Inventive step (yes)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 28.461K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T002498.20000509
T 0945/97 (Polynucleotide probes/ENZO) of 8.5.2000

Online on

06.06.2000

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

8.5.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07H 21/00

Application no.

84100836.0

Keywords:

Main request - claims as granted - added subject-matter (yes)
Auxiliary requests 1 and 3 - extension of protection conferred (yes)
Auxiliary requests 2 and 4 - added subject-matter (yes)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 25.278K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T094597.20000508
T 0912/99 (Encoding/decoding apparatus/CANON) of 11.5.2000

Online on

02.06.2000

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

11.5.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04N 7/52

Application no.

92304396.2

Keywords:

Remittal for further prosecution

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 19.669K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T091299.20000511

May 2000

J 0025/96 (Re-establishment) of 11.4.2000

Online on

31.05.2000

Board

3.1.01

Decision date

11.4.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

-

Application no.

91915567.1

Keywords:

Re-establishment - time limits for entry into the regional phase before the EPO
Admissibility - yes - transitional case
Allowability - due care of US representative - no
Application of principle of proportionality - no

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 723.422K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:J002596.20000411
T 0546/97 (Indazole derivatives/BEECHAM) of 8.3.2000

Online on

31.05.2000

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

8.3.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07D 451/12

Application no.

92104830.2

Keywords:

Inventive step (yes) - non-obvious solution

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 121.821K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T054697.20000308
T 1123/97 () of 11.5.2000

Online on

30.05.2000

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

11.5.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G11B 7/095

Application no.

88307913.9

Keywords:

Inventive step - yes

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 26.298K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T112397.20000511
T 0128/98 (Milking-cleaning/MAASLAND) of 15.3.2000

Online on

30.05.2000

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

15.3.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A01K 13/00

Application no.

91202364.5

Keywords:

Inventive step - main request (no)
Inventive step - auxiliary request (yes)
Objections based upon a fresh ground for opposition

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 49.325K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T012898.20000315
T 0141/98 (Modified fibre/SANMO SENSYOKU) of 23.5.2000

Online on

30.05.2000

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

23.5.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

D06M 14/10

Application no.

94303133.6

Keywords:

Inventive step (yes) - repeated use (invention) vs single use (prior art)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 26.617K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T014198.20000523
T 1149/98 (Speiseeisherstellungsmaschine/TELME) of 8.3.2000

Online on

30.05.2000

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

8.3.2000

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A23G 9/22

Application no.

93114608.8

Keywords:

Ausreichende Offenbarung (ja) - Erfindung im gesamten beanspruchten Bereich auf Grundlage der Beschreibung ausführbar
Neuheit (ja): Gegenstand des Anspruchs 1 unterscheidet sich vom nächstliegenden Stand der Technik gemäß Vorbenutzung durch funktionelles technisches Merkmal
Erfinderische Tätigkeit (nein): Vom Anspruch 1 umfaßte Ausführungsformen des Patentgegenstandes durch den Stand der Technik nahegelegt

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 54.761K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T114998.20000308
T 1055/99 () of 17.3.2000

Online on

30.05.2000

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

17.3.2000

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C08G 63/08

Application no.

92102237.2

Keywords:

Fehlende Beschwerdebegründung

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 14.247K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T105599.20000317
T 0009/98 () of 23.5.2000

Online on

29.05.2000

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

23.5.2000

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A01F 12/40

Application no.

92115088.4

Keywords:

Stützung der Ansprüche durch die Beschreibung - nach Änderung bejaht
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (bejaht)

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 27.983K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T000998.20000523
T 0260/96 () of 21.3.2000

Online on

26.05.2000

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

21.3.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C22C 38/38

Application no.

87107884.6

Keywords:

Extension of protection (no)
Inventive step (no)
Procedural violation (no)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 32.402K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T026096.20000321
T 0368/96 (Pâtes cellulosiques blanchies et absorbantes/TARTAS) of 16.5.2000

Online on

26.05.2000

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

16.5.2000

Proc. language

FR

IPC

D21C 9/10

Application no.

90403462.6

Keywords:

Activité inventive (oui)

Distribution

C

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 28.262K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T036896.20000516
T 1028/96 () of 19.1.2000

Online on

26.05.2000

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

19.1.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B68G 1/00
D04H 1/00

Application no.

86106603.3

Keywords:

Sufficiency of disclosure (yes)
Undue burden for selecting a missing parameter (no)
Inventive step (yes)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 39.745K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T102896.20000119
T 1020/97 () of 23.5.2000

Online on

26.05.2000

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

23.5.2000

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A61C 17/34

Application no.

95907112.7

Keywords:

Klarheit (ja)

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 20.218K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T102097.20000523
T 0029/98 () of 16.5.2000

Online on

26.05.2000

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

16.5.2000

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F02B 47/04

Application no.

92112485.5

Keywords:

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - nach Änderung (ja)

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 29.681K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T002998.20000516
T 0279/99 () of 23.5.2000

Online on

26.05.2000

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

23.5.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F02M 37/22

Application no.

92310345.1

Keywords:

Missing statement of grounds

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 14.134K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T027999.20000523
J 0020/99 (Approval of the text of the patent to be granted/ECC) of 8.5.2000

Online on

25.05.2000

Board

3.1.01

Decision date

8.5.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

D21H 17/69

Application no.

93310046.3

Keywords:

Rule 51(6) EPC communication after the reopening of the proceedings following a Rule 51(4) EPC communication (no) -fresh Rule 51(4) EPC communication (yes)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 318.928K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:J002099.20000508
T 0473/96 () of 27.1.2000

Online on

25.05.2000

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

27.1.2000

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B41F 13/56

Application no.

89123657.2

Keywords:

Erfinderische Tätigkeit (ja, nach Änderung)

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 30.089K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T047396.20000127
T 0941/96 (Shape memory alloy stent/TERUMO KABUSHIKI KAISHA) of 13.4.2000

Online on

25.05.2000

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

13.4.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61L 31/00

Application no.

88908351.5

Keywords:

Main request - novelty: no - a novel use of the prior art stent does not render the stent novel
First auxiliary request - admissibility: yes - restriction of the claimed subject-matter
Reimbursement of the appeal fee: no
Apportionment of costs: no

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 36.024K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T094196.20000413
T 0941/97 () of 3.5.2000

Online on

25.05.2000

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

3.5.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G11B 5/708

Application no.

90302944.5

Keywords:

Inventive step - yes

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 29.579K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T094197.20000503
T 1050/97 (Confiserie glacée/SOFRACO) of 27.3.2000

Online on

25.05.2000

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

27.3.2000

Proc. language

FR

IPC

A23G 9/26

Application no.

92919307.6

Keywords:

Nouveauté (oui)
Activité inventive (oui)
Combinaison de moyens simples mais ne découlant pas de manière évidente de l'état de la technique

Distribution

C

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 31.370K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T105097.20000327
T 1060/98 (High compliance headphone driving/BOSE) of 22.3.2000

Online on

25.05.2000

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

22.3.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04R 1/10

Application no.

90309125.4

Keywords:

Inventive step (no)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 24.795K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T106098.20000322
T 1125/98 () of 5.4.2000

Online on

25.05.2000

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

5.4.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01L 21/20

Application no.

92303909.3

Keywords:

Inventive step: yes (after amendment)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 26.859K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T112598.20000405
T 0971/99 (Restitutio in integrum/QUIDEL) of 19.4.2000

Online on

25.05.2000

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

19.4.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01N 33/53

Application no.

90120364.6

Keywords:

Restitutio - all due care (no)
Appeal deemed not to have been filed

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 23.762K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T097199.20000419
T 0134/96 (Bisperneoalkanoate/PEROXID-CHEMIE) of 12.4.2000

Online on

24.05.2000

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

12.4.2000

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C07C 409/24

Application no.

89903740.2

Keywords:

Neuheit (ja) - kein Anlaß, die Richtigkeit der Bezeichnung einer chemischen Verbindung in Zweifel zu ziehen - Endprodukt aus nicht explizit offenbartem Paar von Ausgangsverbindungen
Erfinderische Tätigkeit (ja) - kein Hinweis auf verbesserte Ausbeute

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 43.798K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T013496.20000412
T 0617/96 () of 9.3.2000

Online on

24.05.2000

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

9.3.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01L 29/784

Application no.

91119957.8

Keywords:

Inventive step (yes)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 29.040K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T061796.20000309
T 0798/97 (Dauerwellenfixierung/GOLDWELL) of 27.3.2000

Online on

24.05.2000

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

27.3.2000

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A61K 7/06

Application no.

92120629.8

Keywords:

Erfinderische Tätigkeit (nein): Verfahren zum Fixieren von Dauerwellen durch analoges Verfahren auf dem angrenzenden Gebiet des oxidativen Färbens von Haaren für den Fachmann naheliegend

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 45.409K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T079897.20000327
T 0296/96 (Carboxamides/SHELL) of 12.1.2000

Online on

23.05.2000

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

12.1.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07D 213/86

Application no.

91203092.1

Keywords:

Admissibility of appeal (yes) - appeal deemed to have been filed
Main request: inventive step (no) - effect not made credible for whole scope
Auxiliary request 1 - amendment not directly and unambiguously derivable from application as filed
Auxiliary request 2: inventive step (yes) - claimed compounds not derivable from the prior art
Reimbursement of appeal fee (no) - no substantial procedural violation

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 49.745K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T029696.20000112
T 0743/96 () of 4.4.2000

Online on

23.05.2000

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

4.4.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C23C 22/36

Application no.

86306622.1

Keywords:

Novelty (no)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 28.875K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T074396.20000404
T 0255/97 (Festbettreaktoren/BAYER) of 12.5.2000

Online on

23.05.2000

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

12.5.2000

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B01J 8/06

Application no.

93103212.2

Keywords:

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - ja, Kombination an sich bekannter Merkmale nicht naheliegend, Zeitfaktor als Beweisanzeichen berücksichtigt, rückschauende Betrachtungsweise unzulässig

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 21.308K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T025597.20000512
T 0712/97 (Phosphonomethylation/FINCHIMICA) of 27.1.2000

Online on

23.05.2000

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

27.1.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07F 9/38

Application no.

90111169.0

Keywords:

Clarity and support within the meaning of Article 84 EPC (yes, after amendment)
Support by the application as filed (yes, after amendment)
Extension of the scope of the claims as granted (no)
Procedural violation (yes) - refusal to admit a test-report into the proceedings
Substantial procedural violation (no) - outcome of decision not affected
Reimbursement of the appeal fee (no)
Apportionment of costs (no)
Inventive step (yes) - non-obvious alternative

Distribution

B

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 51.496K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T071297.20000127
T 0793/97 (Riboflavinsprühgranulat/BASF) of 1.3.2000

Online on

23.05.2000

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

1.3.2000

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C07D 475/14

Application no.

91106676.9

Keywords:

Erfinderische Tätigkeit (nein) - naheliegendes, alternatives Verfahren
Vorurteil (nein) - weg weisende Lehre (nein)

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 36.063K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T079397.20000301
T 1022/97 () of 11.4.2000

Online on

23.05.2000

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

11.4.2000

Proc. language

DE

IPC

H02K 7/18

Application no.

93105355.7

Keywords:

Erfinderische Tätigkeit (Hauptantrag - nein; erster Hilfsantrag - ja)
Erst im Beschwerdeverfahren eingereichtes Dokument wegen hoher Relevanz berücksichtigt

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 29.592K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T102297.20000411
T 1037/97 () of 13.4.2000

Online on

23.05.2000

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

13.4.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B29C 43/18

Application no.

92118615.1

Keywords:

Inventive step (yes)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 24.400K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T103797.20000413
T 0823/98 () of 18.5.2000

Online on

23.05.2000

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

18.5.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B25B 23/144

Application no.

94907805.9

Keywords:

Novelty (yes)
Inventive step (yes)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 25.063K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T082398.20000518
T 0508/96 () of 13.3.2000

Online on

22.05.2000

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

13.3.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 31/71

Application no.

88305718.4

Keywords:

Revocation of European patent as consequence of patentee stating: 'He no longer approves of the text of the patent that was granted'

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 14.290K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T050896.20000313
T 0877/96 (Aromatic organic carbonates/GENERAL ELECTRIC) of 29.3.2000

Online on

22.05.2000

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

29.3.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07C 68/00

Application no.

92917162.7

Keywords:

Inventive step (yes) - non-obvious solution

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 24.068K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T087796.20000329
T 1091/97 () of 4.4.2000

Online on

22.05.2000

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

4.4.2000

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B42D 15/10

Application no.

91900169.3

Keywords:

Neuheit (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit (ja)

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 23.784K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T109197.20000404
T 0949/99 () of 12.4.2000

Online on

22.05.2000

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

12.4.2000

Proc. language

FR

IPC

A23G 9/28

Application no.

92120369.1

Keywords:

Irrecevabilité
Motifs de recours non déposés

Distribution

C

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 14.304K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T094999.20000412
T 0474/94 () of 15.3.2000

Online on

19.05.2000

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

15.3.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G07B 17/02

Application no.

84108486.6

Keywords:

Inventive step - (yes) after amendment

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 29.807K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T047494.20000315
T 0159/96 () of 2.2.2000

Online on

19.05.2000

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

2.2.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C04B 33/32

Application no.

89303202.9

Keywords:

Amendments allowable
Novelty: yes
Inventive step: yes - unallowable ex post facto analysis

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 34.897K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T015996.20000202
T 0780/96 () of 13.3.2000

Online on

19.05.2000

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

13.3.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B29C 45/17

Application no.

90201503.1

Keywords:

Novelty (yes)
Inventive step (yes)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 38.151K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T078096.20000313
T 0158/97 (Treating electical conductive fluid/IBBOTT) of 4.4.2000

Online on

19.05.2000

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

4.4.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C02F 1/46

Application no.

91304016.8

Keywords:

Inventive step (no), technically non-functional modification

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 22.439K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T015897.20000404
T 0539/98 () of 11.4.2000

Online on

19.05.2000

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

11.4.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

E21D 9/08

Application no.

90914177.2

Keywords:

Sufficiency of disclosure (yes)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 26.045K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T053998.20000411
T 1097/98 () of 2.2.2000

Online on

19.05.2000

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

2.2.2000

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F17C 7/00

Application no.

92113844.2

Keywords:

Zulässigkeit des Einspruchs
Ausreichende Einspruchsbegründung
Hauptantrag (nicht gewährbar wegen Unklarheit)
Hilfsantrag (erfinderische Tätigkeit (ja)

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 34.174K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T109798.20000202
T 1069/96 () of 10.5.2000

Online on

18.05.2000

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

10.5.2000

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B60P 3/08

Application no.

89108971.6

Keywords:

Prüfung des Einspruchs - Zulässigkeit (bejaht)
Entscheidung über die Beschwerde - Zurückverweisung (bejaht)

Distribution

B

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 34.693K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T106996.20000510
T 0587/98 (Anspruch Teilanmeldung kollidiert mit Anspruch Stammpatent) of 12.5.2000

Online on

17.05.2000

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

12.5.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G11B 11/10

Application no.

95100700.4

Keywords:

Unabhängiger Anspruch des Stammpatents, der in bezug auf den Hauptanspruch der Teilanmeldung den Umfang eines 'abhängigen' Anspruchs hat - bejaht
Keine Grundlage im EPÜ für die Zurückweisung der Teilanmeldung unter diesen Umständen

Distribution

A

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 23.930K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T058798.20000512
T 0587/98 (Divisional claim conflicting with parent) of 12.5.2000

Online on

17.05.2000

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

12.5.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G11B 11/10

Application no.

95100700.4

Keywords:

Independent claim of parent having the scope of a 'dependent' claim in relation to main claim of divisional - yes
No basis in EPC for refusing divisional in this situation

Distribution

A

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 19.245K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T058798.20000512
T 0587/98 (Divisional claim conflicting with parent) of 12.5.2000

Online on

17.05.2000

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

12.5.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G11B 11/10

Application no.

95100700.4

Keywords:

Independent claim of parent having the scope of a 'dependent' claim in relation to main claim of divisional - yes
No basis in EPC for refusing divisional in this situation

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 27.612K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T058798.20000512
T 0587/98 (Revendication de la demande divisionnaire interférant...) of 12.5.2000

Online on

17.05.2000

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

12.5.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G11B 11/10

Application no.

95100700.4

Keywords:

Revendication indépendante d'une demande initiale ayant la portée d'une revendication 'dépendante' par rapport à la revendication principale d'une demande divisionnaire - oui
Absence de base dans la CBE fondant le rejet de la demande divisionnaire dans ce cas"

Distribution

A

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 22.887K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T058798.20000512
T 1026/99 () of 13.4.2000

Online on

17.05.2000

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

13.4.2000

Proc. language

FR

IPC

F16J 15/16

Application no.

94930245.9

Keywords:

Exposé des motifs (non déposé)

Distribution

C

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 14.012K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T102699.20000413
T 1062/99 () of 4.5.2000

Online on

17.05.2000

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

4.5.2000

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B21D 53/74

Application no.

91890098.6

Keywords:

Verwerfung des Einspruchs als unzulässig
Tätigwerden des Formalprüfers im Einspruchsverfahren

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 20.012K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T106299.20000504
T 0926/95 () of 7.4.2000

Online on

16.05.2000

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

7.4.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C01B 6/00

Application no.

91902344.0

Keywords:

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

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 29.324K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T092695.20000407
T 0770/97 () of 8.3.2000

Online on

16.05.2000

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

8.3.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08F 10/00

Application no.

87906209.9

Keywords:

Amendments - added subject-matter (yes)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 40.486K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T077097.20000308
T 1074/98 () of 30.3.2000

Online on

16.05.2000

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

30.3.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61M 1/14

Application no.

93100634.0

Keywords:

Extension of the claimed subject-matter of a patent granted on a divisional application beyond the content of the earlier application (no)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 28.467K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T107498.20000330
W 0003/98 (Trehalose-6-phosphate/MOGEN) of 17.4.2000

Online on

16.05.2000

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

17.4.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12N 15/54

Application no.

-

Keywords:

Request for refund allowed in full under the prior review: no protest fee due

Distribution

Decision

No PDF available

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:W000398.20000417
T 0226/97 () of 5.4.2000

Online on

12.05.2000

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

5.4.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G03G 21/00
G03G 15/01

Application no.

89304857.9

Keywords:

Amendments - added subject-matter (no)
Inventive step - (no) general technical knowledge

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 42.357K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T022697.20000405
T 1214/97 () of 28.3.2000

Online on

12.05.2000

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

28.3.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B05D 5/08
B05D 7/14
B21C 9/00
C10M 169/04

Application no.

90101115.5

Keywords:

Inventive step - problem and solution

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 28.097K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T121497.20000328
T 0013/98 () of 18.4.2000

Online on

12.05.2000

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

18.4.2000

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F02M 25/08

Application no.

93107112.0

Keywords:

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (bejaht)

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 37.721K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T001398.20000418
T 0579/98 () of 5.5.2000

Online on

12.05.2000

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

5.5.2000

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B24B 23/04

Application no.

94101587.7

Keywords:

Neuheit (bejaht)
Entscheidung über die Beschwerde - Zurückverweisung (bejaht)

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 23.367K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T057998.20000505
T 0737/96 (Astaxanthin/DSM) of 9.3.2000

Online on

11.05.2000

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

9.3.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12N 1/16

Application no.

88903778.4

Keywords:

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

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 36.646K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T073796.20000309
T 0180/98 () of 2.5.2000

Online on

11.05.2000

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

2.5.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08J 5/06

Application no.

93925132.8

Keywords:

Novelty - prior disclosure - implicit feature (no)
Inventive step - departure from prior art teaching

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 56.715K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T018098.20000502
T 1161/98 () of 4.4.2000

Online on

11.05.2000

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

4.4.2000

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B65D 43/10

Application no.

93105464.7

Keywords:

Erfinderische Tätigkeit (ja)

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 25.915K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T116198.20000404
T 0105/00 () of 4.5.2000

Online on

10.05.2000

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

4.5.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08G 67/04

Application no.

93305652.5

Keywords:

Missing Statement of Grounds

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 14.031K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T010500.20000504
T 0513/96 (Late filed statement of grounds/SUMITOMO) of 9.3.2000

Online on

10.05.2000

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

9.3.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C23C 30/00

Application no.

88306176.4

Keywords:

-

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 17.316K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T051396.20000309
T 0194/97 () of 23.3.2000

Online on

10.05.2000

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

23.3.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01N 27/30
G01N 27/416

Application no.

86903608.7

Keywords:

Inventive step - exclusion of hindsight

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 34.970K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T019497.20000323
T 0610/97 () of 22.3.2000

Online on

10.05.2000

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

22.3.2000

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C08G 18/66

Application no.

92100190.5

Keywords:

Zulässigkeit der verspätet vorgebrachten Beweismittel (verneint)
Neuheit (Hauptantrag und Hilfsantrag 1) - ältere europäische Patentanmeldung (verneint)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit (Hilfsanträge 6 bis 9) - naheliegende Kombination bekannter Merkmale (verneint)

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 65.348K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T061097.20000322
T 0550/99 () of 5.5.2000

Online on

10.05.2000

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

5.5.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61F 13/15

Application no.

94202428.2

Keywords:

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

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 26.936K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T055099.20000505
T 1191/97 () of 10.4.2000

Online on

09.05.2000

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

10.4.2000

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B65G 49/06

Application no.

92890209.7

Keywords:

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (verneint)

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 29.584K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T119197.20000410
J 0003/95 (ETA) of 8.5.2000

Online on

08.05.2000

Board

3.1.01

Decision date

8.5.2000

Proc. language

FR

IPC

G04B 37/16

Application no.

83810210.1

Keywords:

Nature judiciaire des chambres de recours - Res judicata
Epuisement des voies de recours
Moyen administratif ou juridictionnel à utiliser pour répondre aux requêtes alléguant, postérieurement à une décision définitive d'une Chambre de recours, la violation d'un principe fondamental de procédure
Décision de la Grande Chambre de recours

Distribution

C

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 344.368K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2000:J000395.20000508
T 1076/96 () of 2.5.2000

Online on

08.05.2000

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

2.5.2000

Proc. language

DE

IPC

D03D 47/34

Application no.

90123730.5

Keywords:

Änderungen - Erweiterung (verneint)
Ausreichende Offenbarung (bejaht)
Neuheit (bejaht)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit (bejaht)

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 31.605K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T107696.20000502
T 0848/99 (Re-establishment of rights/ELOPAK SYSTEMS AG) of 3.5.2000

Online on

08.05.2000

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

3.5.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B31B 5/74

Application no.

96302704.0

Keywords:

Fee for re-establishment of rights - notice of appeal - payment of appeal fee

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 20.084K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T084899.20000503
T 0324/97 () of 30.3.2000

Online on

05.05.2000

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

30.3.2000

Proc. language

DE

IPC

D03D 1/02

Application no.

90116799.9

Keywords:

Änderungen - Anspruchserweiterung (bejaht: Haupt- und 1. Hilfsantrag; verneint: 2. Hilfsantrag)
Neuheit (bejaht)

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 34.012K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T032497.20000330
W 0018/99 (H3 receptor) of 17.4.2000

Online on

05.05.2000

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

17.4.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

-

Application no.

-

Keywords:

Statement accompanying the protest not dealing with the substance of the objection to non-unity (not sufficient)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 162.965K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2000:W001899.20000417
T 0036/98 () of 15.2.2000

Online on

04.05.2000

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

15.2.2000

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A61C 1/00

Application no.

93100747.0

Keywords:

Erfinderische Tätigkeit (nein)

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 25.185K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T003698.20000215
T 0924/99 () of 26.4.2000

Online on

04.05.2000

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

26.4.2000

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C08F 10/00

Application no.

92108888.6

Keywords:

Fehlende Beschwerdebegründung

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 12.978K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T092499.20000426
T 0740/95 (Substituted guanidine derivatives/TAKEDA) of 3.2.2000

Online on

03.05.2000

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

3.2.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07D 277/32

Application no.

91113705.7

Keywords:

Inventive step (yes) - non-obvious solution

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 48.616K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T074095.20000203
T 0087/96 () of 15.3.2000

Online on

02.05.2000

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

15.3.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C22B 7/02

Application no.

90200761.6

Keywords:

Inventive step (yes)
Clarity (yes)
Public availability of non-patent document (no)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 29.544K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T008796.20000315
T 0151/97 () of 30.3.2000

Online on

02.05.2000

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

30.3.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A47F 5/08

Application no.

90917334.6

Keywords:

Main request (Introduction of a new dependent claim: refused)
Auxiliary request (novelty and inventive step: yes)
Apportionment of costs (refused)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 36.701K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T015197.20000330
T 0372/97 (Newcastle disease virus vaccine/YISSUM RESEARCH) of 24.11.1999

Online on

02.05.2000

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

24.11.1999

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 39/17

Application no.

88304557.7

Keywords:

Inventive step - main request (yes)
Different apportionment of costs (no)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 31.314K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:1999:T037297.19991124
T 0849/97 () of 27.1.2000

Online on

02.05.2000

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

27.1.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A22C 21/06

Application no.

91201356.2

Keywords:

Novelty (yes)
Inventive step (yes)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 32.597K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T084997.20000127

April 2000

T 0338/97 (Molecular farming/CALGENE LLC) of 7.2.2000

Online on

28.04.2000

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

7.2.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12P 21/00

Application no.

86905070.8

Keywords:

Inventive step - no

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 32.047K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T033897.20000207
T 0811/96 (Cleaning products/UNILEVER) of 9.3.2000

Online on

27.04.2000

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

9.3.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C11D 3/12

Application no.

89304207.7

Keywords:

Novelty - yes: specific entity not anticipated by generic definition
Novelty - yes: specific combination of two components taken from a known list of components
Inventive step - yes: problem not addressed in prior art - solution not rendered obvious by a posteriori explanation

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 32.581K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T081196.20000309
J 0005/99 (Unterbrechung) of 6.4.2000

Online on

26.04.2000

Board

3.1.01

Decision date

6.4.2000

Proc. language

DE

IPC

-

Application no.

-

Keywords:

Unterbrechung des Verfahrens - ja
Fehlende Geschäftsfähigkeit des Vertreters - ja
Amtshilfe - ja
Amtsermittlung - ja

Distribution

B

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 633.026K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:J000599.20000406
D 0018/99 () of 18.4.2000

Online on

25.04.2000

Board

DBA

Decision date

18.4.2000

Proc. language

DE

IPC

-

Application no.

-

Keywords:

-

Distribution

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 374.147K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:D001899.20000418
T 0706/96 (Produit laitier/NESTLE) of 19.1.2000

Online on

25.04.2000

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

19.1.2000

Proc. language

FR

IPC

A23C 1/12

Application no.

90810991.1

Keywords:

Requête principale et requête subsidiaire - Nouveauté (oui)
Activité inventive (non)

Distribution

C

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 37.457K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T070696.20000119
T 0114/97 (Elektrode/PACESETTER) of 29.3.2000

Online on

25.04.2000

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

29.3.2000

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C04B 35/54

Application no.

91106334.5

Keywords:

Erfinderische Tätigkeit (bestätigt)

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 33.258K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T011497.20000329
T 0828/98 () of 28.3.2000

Online on

25.04.2000

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

28.3.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A63C 17/14

Application no.

93106636.9

Keywords:

Disclosure of the invention - yes
Inventive step - yes
Substantial procedural violation - no

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 33.482K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T082898.20000328
T 0141/95 () of 30.9.1999

Online on

20.04.2000

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

30.9.1999

Proc. language

FR

IPC

F25J 3/04

Application no.

90402596.2

Keywords:

Recevabilité du recours (oui) - Questions à la Grande Chambre de recours (non)
Nouveauté (non, pour la requête principale)
Activité inventive (non reconnue pour les autres requêtes)

Distribution

C

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 51.676K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:1999:T014195.19990930
T 0829/95 (Frozen dough/RHEON AUTOMATIC MACHINERY) of 3.2.2000

Online on

20.04.2000

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

3.2.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A21D 6/00

Application no.

89307573.9

Keywords:

Remittal to the first instance - yes - two levels of juridiction

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 23.304K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T082995.20000203
T 1089/96 (Emulsions/YISSUM RESEARCH DEVELOPMENT) of 22.3.2000

Online on

20.04.2000

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

22.3.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 9/107

Application no.

90106397.4

Keywords:

Main, first, second auxiliary request - inventive step - no
Claim 1 encompasses an obvious embodiment - third auxiliary request
Inventive step - yes - improved stability not obvious

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 33.822K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T108996.20000322
T 0175/97 (Elektrolytkondensator/SIEMENS) of 14.3.2000

Online on

20.04.2000

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

14.3.2000

Proc. language

DE

IPC

H01G 9/02

Application no.

90110482.8

Keywords:

Neuheit - Hauptantrag (nein): ausgewählte Bereiche durch Ausführungsbeispiel des Standes der Technik im Rahmen der Meßgenauigkeit vorweggenommen
Hilfsantrag - unzulässig: verspätet und nicht eindeutig gewährbar

Distribution

B

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 34.004K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T017597.20000314
T 0237/97 () of 12.4.2000

Online on

20.04.2000

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

12.4.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01R 23/16

Application no.

89303193.0

Keywords:

EPC Art. 82: Unity (yes)
EPC Art. 113(1): Basis of decisions - opportunity to comment (no)
EPC Art. 111(1): Decision re appeals - remittal (yes)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 36.647K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T023797.20000412
T 1097/97 () of 4.4.2000

Online on

20.04.2000

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

4.4.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08J 11/10

Application no.

94400038.9

Keywords:

Claims - clarity (yes) - support by description (yes)
Inventive step (yes) - non-obvious alternative

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 24.855K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T109797.20000404
T 0776/98 () of 29.3.2000

Online on

20.04.2000

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

29.3.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C25B 3/04
C25B 11/06

Application no.

90106051.7

Keywords:

Inventive step (yes - after amendments)
Disclosure - sufficiency (yes)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 25.986K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T077698.20000329
T 0159/99 () of 31.3.2000

Online on

20.04.2000

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

31.3.2000

Proc. language

FR

IPC

A43B 5/04

Application no.

94810468.2

Keywords:

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

Distribution

C

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 28.907K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T015999.20000331
T 0467/97 () of 6.4.2000

Online on

19.04.2000

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

6.4.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08J 5/18

Application no.

88303444.9

Keywords:

Novelty (yes) - whole contents approach - non-implicit disclosure
Inventive step (yes) - non-obvious combination of known features

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 61.017K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T046797.20000406
T 0624/97 () of 17.4.2000

Online on

19.04.2000

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

17.4.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C22C 38/30

Application no.

89106909.8

Keywords:

Inventive step (yes)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 29.173K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T062497.20000417
T 0506/97 () of 8.2.2000

Online on

18.04.2000

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

8.2.2000

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B41F 31/26

Application no.

88105687.3

Keywords:

Erfinderische Tätigkeit (nein)

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 31.842K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T050697.20000208
T 0738/97 () of 14.4.2000

Online on

18.04.2000

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

14.4.2000

Proc. language

FR

IPC

F16C 19/52
G01P 3/44

Application no.

93403068.5

Keywords:

Activité inventive (oui)

Distribution

C

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 24.004K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T073897.20000414
T 1131/97 () of 29.3.2000

Online on

18.04.2000

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

29.3.2000

Proc. language

FR

IPC

B60R 16/02

Application no.

89400123.9

Keywords:

Activité inventive (oui)

Distribution

C

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 31.570K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T113197.20000329
T 1202/97 () of 13.4.2000

Online on

18.04.2000

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

13.4.2000

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B60L 15/00

Application no.

91107542.2

Keywords:

Erfinderische Tätigkeit (ja - nach Änderung)

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 21.643K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T120297.20000413
T 0305/98 () of 7.4.2000

Online on

18.04.2000

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

7.4.2000

Proc. language

FR

IPC

H03K 19/0185

Application no.

95402135.8

Keywords:

Activité inventive (oui, après modifications)
Remboursement de la taxe de recours (refusé)

Distribution

C

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 29.017K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T030598.20000407
T 0631/98 () of 22.3.2000

Online on

18.04.2000

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

22.3.2000

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G01N 1/06
F16C 29/04

Application no.

90115860.0

Keywords:

Zulässigkeit des Einspruchs (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit (ja)

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 38.803K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T063198.20000322
T 0788/98 () of 22.3.2000

Online on

18.04.2000

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

22.3.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A47B 88/20

Application no.

89850321.4

Keywords:

Extension of subject-matter by generalisation - yes

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 28.071K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T078898.20000322
D 0003/97 () of 8.10.1999

Online on

17.04.2000

Board

DBA

Decision date

8.10.1999

Proc. language

DE

IPC

-

Application no.

-

Keywords:

-

Distribution

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 431.520K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:1999:D000397.19991008
T 0833/95 (Reflective support/KONICA) of 15.3.2000

Online on

17.04.2000

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

15.3.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G03C 7/26

Application no.

87103258.7

Keywords:

Novelty (yes) - no evidence to the contrary
Inventive step (yes) - no reason to deviate from the conclusion of the opposition division

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 25.361K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T083395.20000315
T 0280/98 () of 24.2.2000

Online on

17.04.2000

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

24.2.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08F 210/02

Application no.

89117681.0

Keywords:

Inventive step - non-obvious combination of known process and product features

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 56.485K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T028098.20000224
T 0736/98 () of 6.4.2000

Online on

17.04.2000

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

6.4.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01N 24/08

Application no.

87101198.7

Keywords:

Adaptation of the description for consistency with the claims

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 19.503K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T073698.20000406
T 0567/96 () of 4.4.2000

Online on

14.04.2000

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

4.4.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F16H 61/00

Application no.

91200987.5

Keywords:

Opposition grounds - insufficiency of disclosure (no) - extension of subject-matter (no)
Amendments - opposition proceedings (admissible)
Novelty (yes)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 23.306K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T056796.20000404
T 0437/97 () of 6.4.2000

Online on

14.04.2000

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

6.4.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F27D 9/00
F27D 1/12
F27D 1/18
C21B 7/10

Application no.

88312270.7

Keywords:

Novelty - yes
Inventive step - yes

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 31.993K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T043797.20000406
T 1181/97 () of 30.3.2000

Online on

14.04.2000

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

30.3.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H03K 17/08

Application no.

94830125.4

Keywords:

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

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 21.544K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T118197.20000330
T 0435/98 () of 24.2.2000

Online on

14.04.2000

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

24.2.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H02J 7/14

Application no.

90303455.1

Keywords:

Inventive step - yes

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 25.232K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T043598.20000224
T 0540/98 () of 7.4.2000

Online on

14.04.2000

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

7.4.2000

Proc. language

FR

IPC

G11C 7/00

Application no.

93402217.9

Keywords:

Nouveauté (oui)
Activité inventive (oui)
Vice substantiel de procédure (non)
Remboursement de la taxe de recours (refusé)

Distribution

C

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 37.829K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T054098.20000407
T 0897/95 () of 22.2.2000

Online on

13.04.2000

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

22.2.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01L 21/82

Application no.

91201066.7

Keywords:

Inventive step - (yes)

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C

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 28.154K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T089795.20000222
T 0753/96 () of 22.2.2000

Online on

13.04.2000

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

22.2.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01L 23/525

Application no.

91307958.8

Keywords:

Inventive step - no

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C

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 29.483K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T075396.20000222
T 0555/97 () of 21.12.1999

Online on

13.04.2000

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

21.12.1999

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08L 67/02

Application no.

87309156.5

Keywords:

Amendments - added subject-matter (no)
Novelty - implicit disclosure (no)
Inventive step - physical characteristics not considered in the prior art

Distribution

C

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 41.943K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:1999:T055597.19991221
T 0647/99 (Suspensionskonzentrate/STEFES AGRO) of 4.4.2000

Online on

13.04.2000

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

4.4.2000

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A01N 47/22

Application no.

94113659.0

Keywords:

Rückzahlung der Beschwerdegebühr (nein)
Nichtgewährung einer informellen Rücksprache mit dem beauftragten Prüfer kein Verstoß gegen Artikel 113 (1) EPÜ in Verbindung mit Regel 67 EPÜ

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ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T064799.20000404
T 0633/96 () of 5.4.2000

Online on

12.04.2000

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

5.4.2000

Proc. language

FR

IPC

A23B 4/033

Application no.

91116376.4

Keywords:

Activité inventive et suffisance de l'exposé : oui - après limitation de la revendication principale
Accord des parties sur la requête unique de l'intimée

Distribution

C

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 18.905K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T063396.20000405
T 0947/96 (Ceramic substrate/MITSUBISHI) of 7.12.1999

Online on

12.04.2000

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

7.12.1999

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01L 23/498

Application no.

90119255.9

Keywords:

Inventive step - (yes) after amendments
Inventive step - supplementary experiments
Amendments - selection of a narrow range of a parameter (allowed)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 26.169K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:1999:T094796.19991207
T 1070/96 () of 13.1.2000

Online on

12.04.2000

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

13.1.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61F 13/15

Application no.

87850171.7

Keywords:

-

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 42.039K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T107096.20000113
T 0234/97 () of 12.4.2000

Online on

12.04.2000

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

12.4.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B01B 1/00

Application no.

92905570.5

Keywords:

Claims - admissibility and clarity - (yes) after amendment
Definition by reference to unclaimed subject-matter

Distribution

C

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 23.916K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T023497.20000412
T 0348/97 () of 21.3.2000

Online on

12.04.2000

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

21.3.2000

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F23G 5/16
F23G 5/32
F23G 5/20

Application no.

89112462.0

Keywords:

Erfinderische Tätigkeit (bejaht)

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 32.108K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T034897.20000321
T 0700/97 () of 28.3.2000

Online on

12.04.2000

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

28.3.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B24D 3/14
C04B 35/10

Application no.

91103309.0

Keywords:

Inventive step (claim amended, yes)

Distribution

C

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 22.931K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T070097.20000328
T 0711/97 () of 15.2.2000

Online on

12.04.2000

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

15.2.2000

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C08B 11/20

Application no.

89121484.3

Keywords:

Erfinderische Tätigkeit (ja) - wegweisender Stand der Technik

Distribution

C

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Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 38.991K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T071197.20000215
T 0912/98 () of 14.3.2000

Online on

12.04.2000

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

14.3.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B65D 41/34

Application no.

93301773.3

Keywords:

Clarity (no)

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C

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 28.069K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T091298.20000314
T 0050/97 (Quinuclidines/PFIZER) of 27.1.2000

Online on

11.04.2000

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

27.1.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07D 453/02

Application no.

94914619.5

Keywords:

Extension beyond the content of the application as filed (no) - after amendment - no singling out of a particular combination

Distribution

C

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 66.143K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T005097.20000127
T 0301/97 () of 2.3.2000

Online on

11.04.2000

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

2.3.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B22D 41/08
B22D 11/10

Application no.

90312414.7

Keywords:

Inventive step - neighbouring field

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C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 37.394K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T030197.20000302
T 0313/97 (Carbamazepin/NOVARTIS) of 17.2.2000

Online on

11.04.2000

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

17.2.2000

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C07D 223/22

Application no.

88810026.0

Keywords:

Deutlichkeit der Ansprüche (ja) - fehlende Möglichkeit der Präzisierung eines erfindungsunwesentlichen Merkmals - Interpretation im Lichte der Beschreibung
Erfinderische Tätigkeit (ja) - kein Hinweis im Stand der Technik auf patentgemäße Aufgabe und anspruchsgemäße Lösung - 'could/would'-Ansatz
Zurückverweisung - erste Instanz an rechtliche Beurteilung der Kammer hinsichtlich Deutlichkeit der Ansprüche gebunden - keine erneute Erörterung vor Einspruchsabteilung

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C

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Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 43.026K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T031397.20000217
T 0549/97 () of 9.3.2000

Online on

11.04.2000

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

9.3.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B22F 1/00
C22C 38/00

Application no.

88908393.7

Keywords:

Inventive step - additional effect

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 24.077K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T054997.20000309
T 0563/97 (Antagonist/BEECHAM) of 16.3.2000

Online on

11.04.2000

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

16.3.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07D 401/06

Application no.

94917637.4

Keywords:

Unity of invention a posteriori (yes - after amendment) - second medical use - special technical feature
Reimbursement of appeal fee (no) - not equitable - fresh document not causal for the necessity to file the appeal

Distribution

C

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 104.515K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T056397.20000316
T 1081/97 (Tin transfer reaction/ELI LILLY) of 9.3.2000

Online on

11.04.2000

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

9.3.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07D 501/20

Application no.

89302773.0

Keywords:

Inventive step (yes) - problem effectively solved by whole scope of claimed process - non obvious solution

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 34.325K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T108197.20000309
T 1161/97 () of 22.2.2000

Online on

11.04.2000

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

22.2.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F26B 23/02
F26B 13/10
F26B 21/02

Application no.

92203419.4

Keywords:

Novelty (yes)
Inventive step (yes)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 27.100K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T116197.20000222
T 0416/98 () of 23.2.2000

Online on

11.04.2000

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

23.2.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F41H 1/02
F41H 5/04

Application no.

91918627.0

Keywords:

Novelty (no)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 24.581K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T041698.20000223
T 0767/98 () of 27.3.2000

Online on

11.04.2000

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

27.3.2000

Proc. language

DE

IPC

E05C 9/90

Application no.

91119198.9

Keywords:

Erfinderische Tätigkeit (nein)

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 27.722K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T076798.20000327
T 0058/97 () of 13.3.2000

Online on

10.04.2000

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

13.3.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F26B 3/347
C04B 41/00
E04B 1/70

Application no.

91918219.6

Keywords:

Inventive step - yes (after amendment)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 28.059K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T005897.20000313
T 0132/97 () of 1.3.2000

Online on

10.04.2000

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

1.3.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G02C 1/04
G02C 5/18
G02C 5/14
G02C 5/12

Application no.

87904459.2

Keywords:

Disclosure - sufficiency - (yes)
Novelty and inventive step - (yes)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 40.846K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T013297.20000301
T 1168/97 () of 2.3.2000

Online on

10.04.2000

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

2.3.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08G 63/60

Application no.

91302917.9

Keywords:

Claims (main request) - clarity (no)
Amendments (auxiliary request 1) - deletion of feature (no)
Amendments (auxiliary request 2) - correction of errors (no)

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C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 29.737K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T116897.20000302
T 1028/99 () of 6.4.2000

Online on

10.04.2000

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

6.4.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61B 17/12

Application no.

97111110.9

Keywords:

Missing Statement of Grounds

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 13.917K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T102899.20000406
T 0022/00 () of 30.3.2000

Online on

07.04.2000

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

30.3.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01B 9/02

Application no.

94906681.5

Keywords:

Inventive step (yes)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 20.185K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T002200.20000330
T 0670/94 () of 24.2.1999

Online on

07.04.2000

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

24.2.1999

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B65H 67/02

Application no.

89121795.2

Keywords:

Erfinderische Tätigkeit (ja)

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 23.346K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:1999:T067094.19990224
T 0071/95 (Immunoassay/AMERSHAM INTERNATIONAL plc) of 15.12.1999

Online on

07.04.2000

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

15.12.1999

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01N 33/78

Application no.

89300062.0

Keywords:

Main request: novelty of a sub-range - (yes)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 24.293K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:1999:T007195.19991215
T 0828/95 (Frozen dough/RHEON AUTOMATIC MACHINERY) of 3.2.2000

Online on

07.04.2000

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

3.2.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A21D 6/00

Application no.

88307446.0

Keywords:

Inventive step - no - determination of the closest state of the art
Second and fourth auxiliary request - inventive step - no - arbitrary choice within the prior art teaching

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 36.485K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T082895.20000203
T 0229/96 (Hair rinse/KAO) of 9.2.2000

Online on

07.04.2000

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

9.2.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 7/08

Application no.

84108084.9

Keywords:

Inventive step (yes): Not obvious modification of the closest prior art

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 28.175K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T022996.20000209
T 0556/96 () of 24.3.2000

Online on

07.04.2000

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

24.3.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61F 13/00

Application no.

87307359.7

Keywords:

Clarity (yes)
Inventive step (no)
Apportionment of costs (yes)

Distribution

B

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 35.504K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T055696.20000324
T 0594/96 () of 15.3.2000

Online on

07.04.2000

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

15.3.2000

Proc. language

DE

IPC

D03D 47/30

Application no.

89106042.8

Keywords:

Änderungen - Anspruchserweiterung (verneint)
Änderungen - Erweiterung des Schutzbereiches (verneint)

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 30.983K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T059496.20000315
T 0745/96 (Animal cell culture/ALUSUISSE HOLDINGS A.G.) of 30.11.1999

Online on

07.04.2000

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

30.11.1999

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12N 5/02

Application no.

86904268.9

Keywords:

Lack of inventive step - all requests

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 39.370K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:1999:T074596.19991130
T 0359/98 () of 30.3.2000

Online on

07.04.2000

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

30.3.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G02F 1/1335

Application no.

89308374.1

Keywords:

Inventive step (yes)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 27.943K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T035998.20000330
T 0683/98 () of 2.3.2000

Online on

07.04.2000

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

2.3.2000

Proc. language

FR

IPC

B21B 1/06
B21B 37/24

Application no.

91401892.4

Keywords:

Activité inventive (oui)

Distribution

C

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 28.723K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T068398.20000302
T 0798/99 () of 16.3.2000

Online on

07.04.2000

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

16.3.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C21D 9/02

Application no.

89312679.7

Keywords:

Missing Statement of Grounds

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 13.996K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T079899.20000316
W 0006/99 (NIR-Strahlung II) of 7.4.2000

Online on

07.04.2000

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

7.4.2000

Proc. language

DE

IPC

-

Application no.

-

Keywords:

'a posteriori' erhobener Einwand mangelnder Einheitlichkeit im Rahmen der vorläufigen internationalen Prüfung erfordert einen ersten schriftlichen Bescheid nach Regel 66 PCT und Berücksichtigung der Anwort des Anmelders vor der Aufforderung nach Artikel 34 (3) PCT

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A

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Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 30.889K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2000:W000699.20000407
W 0006/99 (NIR-Strahlung II) of 7.4.2000

Online on

07.04.2000

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

7.4.2000

Proc. language

DE

IPC

-

Application no.

-

Keywords:

A posteriori erhobener Einwand mangelnder Einheitlichkeit im Rahmen der vorläufigen internationalen Prüfung erfordert einen ersten schriftlichen Bescheid nach Regel 66 PCT und Berücksichtigung der Anwort des Anmelders vor der Aufforderung nach Artikel 34 (3) PCT

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A

Decision

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ECLI:EP:BA:2000:W000699.20000407
W 0006/99 (NIR radiation II) of 7.4.2000

Online on

07.04.2000

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

7.4.2000

Proc. language

DE

IPC

-

Application no.

-

Keywords:

If a lack-of-unity objection is raised 'a posteriori' during international preliminary examination, a first written opinion pursuant to Rule 66 PCT must be sent and the applicant's reply taken into consideration before an invitation pursuant to Article 34(3) PCT is issued

Distribution

A

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 27.352K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2000:W000699.20000407
W 0006/99 (Rayonnement NIR II) of 7.4.2000

Online on

07.04.2000

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

7.4.2000

Proc. language

DE

IPC

-

Application no.

-

Keywords:

Lorsqu'une objection d'absence d'unité de l'invention est soulevée "a posteriori" dans le cadre de l'examen préliminaire international, il y a lieu d'établir une première opinion écrite selon la règle 66 PCT et de prendre en considération la réponse du demandeur avant d'émettre une invitation au titre de l'article 34(3) PCT

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A

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Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 32.172K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2000:W000699.20000407
T 0601/94 () of 21.1.2000

Online on

06.04.2000

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

21.1.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B29C 49/00

Application no.

90200453.0

Keywords:

Prior use (not approved)
Novelty (yes)
Inventive step (yes)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 48.144K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T060194.20000121
T 0886/95 (Ground meat product/MARGOLIS) of 22.3.2000

Online on

06.04.2000

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

22.3.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A23L 1/314

Application no.

90913758.0

Keywords:

Claims after amendment adequately supported by the original disclosure
Remittal to the department of first instance for further prosecution

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 31.100K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T088695.20000322
T 0573/96 () of 24.3.2000

Online on

06.04.2000

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

24.3.2000

Proc. language

DE

IPC

E05D 15/52
E05D 15/526

Application no.

81109419.2

Keywords:

Neuheit - offenkundige Vorbenutzung (verneint)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit (bejaht)

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 56.046K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T057396.20000324
T 0391/97 () of 7.3.2000

Online on

06.04.2000

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

7.3.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B26D 5/20

Application no.

92309233.2

Keywords:

Inventive step (no, obvious combination of known features)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 28.621K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T039197.20000307
T 0664/97 () of 16.3.2000

Online on

06.04.2000

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

16.3.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08G 67/02

Application no.

90202506.3

Keywords:

Novelty (yes) - combination lying outside prior art disclosure - selection rules do not apply
Inventive step (yes) - unexpected discontinuity in effect

Distribution

C

Decision