Decisions in 2001

All board of appeal decisions released for publication in 2001 are shown in the list below by month.

Available months in 2001

December 2001

T 0152/00 (Hydraulisches Bindemittel/HEIDELBERGER ZEMENT) of 30.11.2001

Online on

28.12.2001

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

30.11.2001

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C04B 28/06

Application no.

93110649.6

Keywords:

Änderungen - zulässig

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 19.783K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T015200.20011130
T 1033/98 () of 21.11.2001

Online on

28.12.2001

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

21.11.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08L 95/00

Application no.

94203400.0

Keywords:

Claims - clarity (no) - determination of essential feature not possible

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 22.959K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T103398.20011121
T 0724/99 (Ice confections/UNILEVER) of 24.10.2001

Online on

28.12.2001

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

24.10.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A23G 9/02

Application no.

95908256.1

Keywords:

Applicability of decision G 0001/99 - yes
Alternative amendment not leading to reformatio in peius - possible - no such amendment requested by the Respondent (Patentee)

Distribution

B

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 38.370K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T072499.20011024
J 0006/01 () of 14.12.2001

Online on

27.12.2001

Board

3.1.01

Decision date

14.12.2001

Proc. language

FR

IPC

-

Application no.

-

Keywords:

Non paiement de la taxe nationale de base et de la taxe de désignation - Demande réputée retirée
Restitutio in integrum (irrecevable)

Distribution

C

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 18.444K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2001:J000601.20011214
J 0009/01 (restitutio in integrum) of 19.11.2001

Online on

27.12.2001

Board

3.1.01

Decision date

19.11.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B60D 1/64

Application no.

00201122.9

Keywords:

Re-establishment of rights, all due care (no)

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 49.370K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2001:J000901.20011119
T 0144/99 () of 6.12.2001

Online on

27.12.2001

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

6.12.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A47L 11/34

Application no.

97118223.3

Keywords:

Novelty (yes)
Inventive step (yes)

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 28.355K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T014499.20011206
T 0396/99 () of 19.11.2001

Online on

27.12.2001

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

19.11.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F16J 15/08

Application no.

92307644.2

Keywords:

Inventive step - yes

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 38.520K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T039699.20011119
T 0526/99 () of 22.11.2001

Online on

27.12.2001

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

22.11.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G07B 17/02

Application no.

92400079.7

Keywords:

Alleged public prior use - not proved
Novelty (yes)
Inventive step (yes)
Dependent claim, method of doing business (no)

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 28.223K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T052699.20011122
T 0174/97 () of 23.10.2001

Online on

21.12.2001

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

23.10.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01C 7/10

Application no.

88118868.4

Keywords:

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

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 45.545K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T017497.20011023
T 1192/97 () of 16.10.2001

Online on

21.12.2001

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

16.10.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G02B 7/10
G02B 7/28
H04N 5/232

Application no.

90107629.9

Keywords:

Claim 1 - novelty (no)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 27.389K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T119297.20011016
T 0455/98 (Crystalline sugar alcohols/SPI POLYOLS) of 7.12.2001

Online on

21.12.2001

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

7.12.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 9/18

Application no.

90312752.0

Keywords:

Main request and auxiliary requests 2 to 5: novelty (no); citation (10) when interpreted in the light of the specific reference to citation (11) destroys the novelty of process claim 7
First auxiliary request: filed late, admissibility (yes); inventive step (no), additional feature in claim 7 result of routine experimentation of the skilled practitioner

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 40.502K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T045598.20011207
T 0679/98 () of 10.10.2001

Online on

21.12.2001

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

10.10.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G03G 15/00
G03G 15/20
B41J 2/20

Application no.

90306215.6

Keywords:

Inventive step (no)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 27.639K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T067998.20011010
T 0786/98 () of 8.10.2001

Online on

21.12.2001

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

8.10.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G03B 27/02
G11B 7/00
G11B 7/28
G11B 5/86

Application no.

95304413.8

Keywords:

Main, first, second and third auxiliary request - clarity (no)

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 26.492K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T078698.20011008
T 0938/98 () of 17.12.2001

Online on

21.12.2001

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

17.12.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G02B 7/34
G03B 7/08

Application no.

91101152.6

Keywords:

Reasons given for the refusal not considered convincing;
Pertinent prior art document introduced ex-officio by the Board
Remittal to the first instance for further prosecution

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 28.054K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T093898.20011217
T 0883/99 () of 23.10.2001

Online on

21.12.2001

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

23.10.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B29C 45/14

Application no.

92101529.3

Keywords:

Sufficiency of disclosure (no)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 29.346K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T088399.20011023
W 0010/01 (Pigments/CIBA) of 10.12.2001

Online on

21.12.2001

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

10.12.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C09B 67/04

Application no.

-

Keywords:

Lack of unity - a priori (yes) - claimed process does not inherently result in the claimed product

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 31.591K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2001:W001001.20011210
J 0003/00 (Rectification of error/N.N.) of 20.12.2001

Online on

20.12.2001

Board

3.1.01

Decision date

20.12.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

-

Application no.

-

Keywords:

Rectification of errors made by a PCT Receiving Office (PCT Rule 82 ter)
Protection of legitimate expectations

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 26.938K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:J000300.20011220
T 0696/01 () of 17.12.2001

Online on

20.12.2001

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

17.12.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 7/027

Application no.

93921576.0

Keywords:

Missing Statement of Grounds

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 15.135K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T069601.20011217
T 0696/97 () of 21.9.2001

Online on

20.12.2001

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

21.9.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 7/13

Application no.

84115691.2

Keywords:

Inventive step - problem and solution
Public prior use - late submitted material - evidence admitted (no)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 40.238K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T069697.20010921
T 0630/99 () of 12.12.2001

Online on

20.12.2001

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

12.12.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G03G 9/087
C08G 63/181
C09D 167/02

Application no.

89312530.2

Keywords:

Inventive step - after amendment (yes)

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 28.141K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T063099.20011212
T 1040/99 () of 14.11.2001

Online on

20.12.2001

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

14.11.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H05B 41/38
H05B 41/24
H01J 65/04

Application no.

91311497.1

Keywords:

Inadmissible subject-matter - claim 1, main and first auxiliary request (confirmation)

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 27.381K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T104099.20011114
T 0023/00 () of 13.11.2001

Online on

19.12.2001

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

13.11.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B65D 5/54

Application no.

91906332.1

Keywords:

Inventive step (yes)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 35.613K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T002300.20011113
T 1017/00 () of 5.12.2001

Online on

19.12.2001

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

5.12.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61B 17/39

Application no.

96941423.4

Keywords:

Essential features omitted from claim 1 - no
Novelty (yes)
Inventive step (yes)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 31.349K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T101700.20011205
T 0675/01 () of 17.12.2001

Online on

19.12.2001

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

17.12.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B32B 27/08

Application no.

89305107.8

Keywords:

Missing Statement of Grounds

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 14.469K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T067501.20011217
T 0074/96 (Mayonnaise Sauce/TOKINO) of 21.11.2001

Online on

19.12.2001

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

21.11.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A23L 1/24

Application no.

88402446.4

Keywords:

Main request, first and second auxiliary requests: filed late, admissibility (no): substantially modified requests filed for the first time during oral proceedings
Third and fourth auxiliary requests: inventive step (no): use of egg yolk as thermally coagulable protein source for preparing (able) a mayonnaise-like sauce obvious in the light of the state of the art

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 50.317K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T007496.20011121
T 0547/97 (Billet de banque/WIGGINS) of 26.10.2001

Online on

19.12.2001

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

26.10.2001

Proc. language

FR

IPC

D21H 21/40

Application no.

91403501.9

Keywords:

Activité inventive (oui) : première solution concrète d'un problème déjà posé dans l'état de la technique

Distribution

C

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 32.937K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T054797.20011026
T 0373/98 () of 26.11.2001

Online on

19.12.2001

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

26.11.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61B 6/03

Application no.

89310703.7

Keywords:

Novelty (yes)
Inventive step (yes)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 29.163K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T037398.20011126
T 0623/98 () of 17.10.2001

Online on

19.12.2001

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

17.10.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C22C 38/58

Application no.

93306764.7

Keywords:

Inventive step (no)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 31.494K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T062398.20011017
T 0944/98 () of 17.12.2001

Online on

19.12.2001

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

17.12.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61M 16/00

Application no.

93250364.2

Keywords:

Clarity (yes), after amendment
Disclosure of invention (yes), after amendment

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 23.346K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T094498.20011217
T 0078/99 () of 6.9.2001

Online on

19.12.2001

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

6.9.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

D21F 5/02

Application no.

91850197.4

Keywords:

Inventive step (no)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 22.352K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T007899.20010906
T 0590/99 () of 20.9.2001

Online on

19.12.2001

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

20.9.2001

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C08G 18/42

Application no.

92118831.4

Keywords:

Aufrechterhaltung in geändertem Umfang - Disclaimer
Rechtliches Gehör - Gelegenheit zur Stellungnahme (nein)
Entscheidung über die Beschwerde-Zurückverweisung (ja)

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 36.896K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T059099.20010920
T 0163/00 () of 18.12.2001

Online on

18.12.2001

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

18.12.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F16L 59/14

Application no.

88202115.7

Keywords:

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

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 33.231K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T016300.20011218
T 0807/97 (Non-soap detergent active/UNILEVER) of 23.10.2001

Online on

18.12.2001

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

23.10.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C11D 10/04

Application no.

88303212.0

Keywords:

Inventive step (no) - provision of a further detergent composition suggested in the prior art

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 32.662K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T080797.20011023
T 0822/98 (Probes/BIO-RAD) of 11.10.2001

Online on

18.12.2001

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

11.10.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12Q 1/68

Application no.

87304433.3

Keywords:

Main request and first auxiliary request - lack of clarity (yes) - no clear distinction over the prior art
Second auxiliary request - remittal for further prosecution

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 33.029K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T082298.20011011
T 0936/98 () of 5.12.2001

Online on

18.12.2001

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

5.12.2001

Proc. language

FR

IPC

F01D 25/26

Application no.

93400960.6

Keywords:

-

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 36.224K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T093698.20011205
T 1096/98 (Milking box/MAASLAND) of 30.5.2001

Online on

18.12.2001

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

30.5.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A01K 13/00

Application no.

89107976.6

Keywords:

Extended subject-matter (main request: yes; subsidiary request: no)
Inventive step: (yes)

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 56.566K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T109698.20010530
T 0737/99 (Produits sucrants/RAFFINERIE TIRLEMONTOISE) of 24.10.2001

Online on

18.12.2001

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

24.10.2001

Proc. language

FR

IPC

C13F 3/00

Application no.

93100241.4

Keywords:

Suffisance de la description - oui
Nouveauté - oui
Activité inventive - oui

Distribution

C

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 38.835K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T073799.20011024
T 0790/99 () of 16.11.2001

Online on

18.12.2001

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

16.11.2001

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A47B 13/08

Application no.

95101388.7

Keywords:

Erfinderische Tätigkeit (ja)

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 34.024K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T079099.20011116
T 0059/00 () of 19.11.2001

Online on

17.12.2001

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

19.11.2001

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G07C 1/00

Application no.

93118211.7

Keywords:

EPÜ Artikel 102 (1) Widerruf des Patents

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 27.808K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T005900.20011119
T 0815/01 () of 4.12.2001

Online on

17.12.2001

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

4.12.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C01G 49/00

Application no.

94902110.9

Keywords:

Grounds in the appealed decision no longer apply to amended claims filed at the appeal stage

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 19.429K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T081501.20011204
T 0529/97 (Apparatus for iontophoteric drug delivery/ALZA CORPORATION) of 26.11.2001

Online on

17.12.2001

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

26.11.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61N 1/30

Application no.

85307771.7

Keywords:

Added subject-matter (no)
Novelty and inventive step (yes, after amendment)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 22.628K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T052997.20011126
T 1058/97 () of 5.11.2001

Online on

17.12.2001

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

5.11.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01L 29/60

Application no.

93111360.9

Keywords:

No arguments from the appellant contesting the findings in a communication of the Board pursuant to Article 11(2) RPBA
The reasons for the non-allowability of the application incorporated in the decision by deference to the communication pursuant to Article 11(2) RPBA

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 17.461K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T105897.20011105
T 0067/98 (Friction modifier/EXXON) of 9.10.2001

Online on

17.12.2001

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

9.10.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C10M 141/10

Application no.

89306418.8

Keywords:

Novelty (yes) - alleged prior use not substantiated
Inventive step (no) - obvious solution

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 39.472K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T006798.20011009
T 0078/98 () of 30.10.2001

Online on

17.12.2001

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

30.10.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01L 21/306

Application no.

93101422.9

Keywords:

Inventive step - auxiliary request (yes)
Amendment- main request (not allowable)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 25.120K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T007898.20011030
T 0399/98 () of 10.12.2001

Online on

17.12.2001

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

10.12.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B01D 3/00

Application no.

92300858.5

Keywords:

Inventive step: yes - Non-obvious modification

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 22.048K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T039998.20011210
T 0559/98 () of 24.10.2001

Online on

17.12.2001

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

24.10.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G07B 17/02

Application no.

89301776.4

Keywords:

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

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 35.859K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T055998.20011024
T 0612/98 (Dicing appatatus/TOKYO SEIMITSU) of 3.12.2001

Online on

17.12.2001

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

3.12.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01L 21/00

Application no.

94304398.4

Keywords:

Remittal (yes) - Claims substantially amended

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 19.953K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T061298.20011203
T 0714/98 () of 6.11.2001

Online on

17.12.2001

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

6.11.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G07B 17/02

Application no.

89313230.8

Keywords:

-

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 30.173K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T071498.20011106
T 0076/99 () of 9.10.2001

Online on

17.12.2001

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

9.10.2001

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G01N 27/90
G01N 29/26
G01N 29/22

Application no.

92113892.1

Keywords:

Neuheit und erfinderische Tätigkeit (ja)
Reformatio in peius

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 36.193K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T007699.20011009
T 0177/99 () of 7.12.2001

Online on

17.12.2001

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

7.12.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61N 2/04

Application no.

93830153.8

Keywords:

Inventive step (no)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 22.781K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T017799.20011207
T 0124/98 () of 23.10.2001

Online on

14.12.2001

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

23.10.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B23C 5/22

Application no.

90303590.5

Keywords:

Admissibility of amendments - yes
Novelty - yes
Inventive step - yes

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 24.731K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T012498.20011023
T 0924/98 () of 19.10.2001

Online on

14.12.2001

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

19.10.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61F 13/15

Application no.

92113220.5

Keywords:

Amendments - admissibility - yes
Clarity and support in the description - yes
Novelty - yes
Inventive step - yes

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 31.848K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T092498.20011019
T 0004/99 () of 2.11.2001

Online on

14.12.2001

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

2.11.2001

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F22D 1/12

Application no.

93907804.4

Keywords:

Zulässigkeit des Einspruchs (ja)
Neuheit - nach Änderung (ja)

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 25.688K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T000499.20011102
T 0289/99 () of 22.11.2001

Online on

14.12.2001

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

22.11.2001

Proc. language

DE

IPC

D06G 3/02

Application no.

90916734.8

Keywords:

Zulässigkeit (Haupt-, Hilfsantrag 1) - nein
Zulässigkeit (Hilfsantrag 2) - ja
Neuheit und erfinderische Tätigkeit (Hilfsantrag 2) - ja
Rückzahlung der Beschwerdegebühr - nein

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 35.357K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T028999.20011122
T 0637/99 () of 11.10.2001

Online on

14.12.2001

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

11.10.2001

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B60R 22/46

Application no.

94107210.0

Keywords:

Neuheit (ja)
Zurückverweisung an die erste Instanz zur weiteren Prüfung der Patentfähigkeit

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 21.531K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T063799.20011011
T 1077/99 () of 23.10.2001

Online on

14.12.2001

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

23.10.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B67D 3/00

Application no.

89911311.2

Keywords:

Belated allegation of public prior use (disregarded)
Extension of scope (main request, yes)
Addition of subject-matter (no)
Inventive step (yes)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 40.414K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T107799.20011023
T 0431/98 () of 13.11.2001

Online on

13.12.2001

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

13.11.2001

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B08B 3/02
B05B 9/08

Application no.

92904714.0

Keywords:

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - nicht naheliegende Kombination bekannter Merkmale

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 25.742K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T043198.20011113
T 0243/99 () of 30.11.2001

Online on

13.12.2001

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

30.11.2001

Proc. language

DE

IPC

H02G 15/013

Application no.

92109902.4

Keywords:

Erfinderische Tätigkeit (ja)

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 22.475K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T024399.20011130
T 0505/99 () of 11.12.2001

Online on

13.12.2001

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

11.12.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B65G 15/36

Application no.

96110857.8

Keywords:

Inventive step (yes)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 22.771K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T050599.20011211
T 0609/99 () of 13.11.2001

Online on

13.12.2001

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

13.11.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H03M 1/24

Application no.

91311577.0

Keywords:

-

Distribution

B

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 33.105K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T060999.20011113
T 1045/00 (Bone regeneration membrane/SYNTHES) of 7.11.2001

Online on

12.12.2001

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

7.11.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61L 31/00

Application no.

91113242.1

Keywords:

Novelty - yes: generic term does not anticipate a specific type of drug
Inventive step - no: predictable improvement

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 28.493K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T104500.20011107
T 0578/01 (Melt extruded polymeric compositions/GRACE) of 7.12.2001

Online on

12.12.2001

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

7.12.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B29C 31/06

Application no.

89302077.6

Keywords:

Missing statement setting out the grounds of appeal

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 14.416K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T057801.20011207
T 0609/98 () of 26.11.2001

Online on

12.12.2001

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

26.11.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B29C 63/10

Application no.

92300009.5

Keywords:

Novelty (yes)
Inventive step (yes)
Different apportionment of costs (no)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 20.951K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T060998.20011126
T 0894/99 (Scrubber/MARSULEX) of 30.11.2001

Online on

12.12.2001

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

30.11.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B01D 53/50

Application no.

95940586.1

Keywords:

Inventive step - yes, non-obvious alternative

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 20.261K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T089499.20011130
W 0023/01 () of 12.11.2001

Online on

12.12.2001

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

12.11.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F41H 11/16

Application no.

-

Keywords:

Reimbursement of the additional fees
Reimbursement of the protest fee

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 24.819K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:W002301.20011112
J 0005/01 (Correction of errors/AIR LIQUIDE OF AMERICA) of 28.11.2001

Online on

11.12.2001

Board

3.1.01

Decision date

28.11.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B08B 7/04

Application no.

96922477.3

Keywords:

-

Distribution

B

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 19.958K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:J000501.20011128
T 1133/97 () of 8.11.2001

Online on

11.12.2001

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

8.11.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C22C 38/28

Application no.

87311012.6

Keywords:

Inventive step (yes)
Novelty (yes)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 32.456K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T113397.20011108
T 0288/99 (Seed drill and rotary harrow/MAASLAND) of 2.10.2001

Online on

11.12.2001

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

2.10.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A01C 15/00

Application no.

92201719.9

Keywords:

Inventive step (no)

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 33.386K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T028899.20011002
T 0349/99 () of 27.11.2001

Online on

11.12.2001

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

27.11.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B65B 29/02

Application no.

96901053.7

Keywords:

Inventive step - no

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 20.730K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T034999.20011127
T 0065/00 () of 10.10.2001

Online on

10.12.2001

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

10.10.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B32B 5/26

Application no.

90117192.6

Keywords:

Opposition grounds (sufficient)
Disclosure - sufficiency (yes)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 29.033K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T006500.20011010
T 0609/00 () of 29.11.2001

Online on

10.12.2001

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

29.11.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B65D 41/06
B65D 55/02

Application no.

95925341.0

Keywords:

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

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 25.264K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T060900.20011129
T 1049/00 () of 25.9.2001

Online on

10.12.2001

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

25.9.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

E04H 15/40

Application no.

90913770.5

Keywords:

Inadmissible extension (yes)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 30.660K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T104900.20010925
T 0163/01 (Vaccine/VERICORE) of 29.11.2001

Online on

10.12.2001

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

29.11.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 39/15

Application no.

89909028.6

Keywords:

Missing statements of grounds

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 14.436K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T016301.20011129
T 0485/01 (Stress proteins/WHITEHEAD) of 30.11.2001

Online on

10.12.2001

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

30.11.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 38/00

Application no.

89907594.9

Keywords:

Missing statements of grounds

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 14.459K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T048501.20011130
T 0651/01 (Synthetic amorphous silicas) of 20.11.2001

Online on

10.12.2001

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

20.11.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C01B 33/193

Application no.

93924077.6

Keywords:

Missing Statement of Grounds

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 14.366K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T065101.20011120
T 0886/96 (Selbständige Beschwerdeführerstellung des Beitretenden/BARMAG) of 6.7.2001

Online on

10.12.2001

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

6.7.2001

Proc. language

DE

IPC

D02G 1/16

Application no.

89122621.9

Keywords:

Beitritt des vermeintlichen Patentverletzers - Zulässigkeit (bejaht)
Erlangen der Stellung eines selbständigen Beschwerdeführers (verneint)
Neuheit (bejaht)

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 28.407K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T088696.20010706
T 0989/96 () of 5.7.2001

Online on

10.12.2001

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

5.7.2001

Proc. language

DE

IPC

D02G 1/16

Application no.

91101826.5

Keywords:

"Beitritt des vermeintlichen Patentverletzers - Zulässigkeit - (bejaht)" "Neuheit (bejaht)" "Erfinderische Tätigkeit (bejaht)"

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 47.358K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T098996.20010705
T 0290/97 () of 5.11.2001

Online on

10.12.2001

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

5.11.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01L 21/48

Application no.

91304410.3

Keywords:

No comments on the objections raised in the Board's communication under Article 11(2) RPBA
Dismissal of the appeal
Reasons for the dismissal incorporated by reference to the Board's communication

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 16.124K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T029097.20011105
T 0691/97 (Cleaning block/UNILEVER) of 7.11.2001

Online on

10.12.2001

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

7.11.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C11D 17/00

Application no.

91201409.9

Keywords:

Novelty (main request; no) - prior art composition overlapping to a large extent with claimed subject-matter
Inventive step (second auxiliary request; no)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 36.409K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T069197.20011107
T 0402/98 (Glass fibres/ASTARIS) of 9.11.2001

Online on

10.12.2001

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

9.11.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C03C 25/02

Application no.

92870157.2

Keywords:

Novelty (yes) - inevitable result (not shown)
Inventive step (confirmed)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 40.794K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T040298.20011109
T 0529/98 (Catalyst/EKA) of 21.11.2001

Online on

10.12.2001

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

21.11.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C01B 15/029

Application no.

93902010.3

Keywords:

Clarity (no)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 20.829K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T052998.20011121
T 0722/00 () of 31.10.2001

Online on

07.12.2001

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

31.10.2001

Proc. language

FR

IPC

A01G 3/04

Application no.

88119957.4

Keywords:

Nouveauté
Activité inventive

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 50.310K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T072200.20011031
T 1141/97 () of 26.11.2001

Online on

07.12.2001

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

26.11.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01L 27/10

Application no.

90113945.1

Keywords:

Additional subject-matter (no)
Inventive step - (yes, after amendments)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 33.872K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T114197.20011126
T 0269/98 () of 19.10.2001

Online on

07.12.2001

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

19.10.2001

Proc. language

FR

IPC

H01L 25/10

Application no.

93402036.3

Keywords:

Nouveauté : oui (un élément de l'objet de la revendication ne ressort pas directement et sans ambiguïté de l'état de la technique)
Activité inventive : oui (la combinaison des techniques connues ne conduit pas de façon évidente à l'objet de la revendication)

Distribution

C

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 31.536K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T026998.20011019
T 0608/98 () of 8.11.2001

Online on

07.12.2001

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

8.11.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B24B 9/14
B24B 13/06
B24B 49/02

Application no.

91301594.7

Keywords:

-

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 38.582K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T060898.20011108
T 0116/99 (Hydroxyalkyl substituted amine/CHEVRON) of 18.10.2001

Online on

06.12.2001

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

18.10.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C10L 1/22

Application no.

92904183.8

Keywords:

Late filed request - admitted
Extension of scope (no); Novelty (yes)
Inventive step (no) - obvious use of a structural similar compound

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 44.928K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T011699.20011018
T 0570/99 () of 8.11.2001

Online on

06.12.2001

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

8.11.2001

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B65H 75/50

Application no.

93908901.7

Keywords:

Erfinderische Tätigkeit (Haupt- und Hilfsanträge 1 und 2) - nein
Ausführbarkeit der Erfindung (Hilfsantrag 3) - ja
Neuheit und erfinderische Tätigkeit (Hilfsantrag 3) - ja

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 33.394K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T057099.20011108
J 0015/01 (angefochtener Bescheid/ALCATEL) of 15.11.2001

Online on

05.12.2001

Board

3.1.01

Decision date

15.11.2001

Proc. language

DE

IPC

-

Application no.

-

Keywords:

Beschwerde unzulässig - keine beschwerdefähige Entscheidung
Rückzahlung der Beschwerdegebühr (nein)
Fernbleiben an einer mündlichen Verhandlung

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 21.698K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:J001501.20011115
T 0068/01 () of 27.11.2001

Online on

05.12.2001

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

27.11.2001

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F04B 49/00

Application no.

94930902.5

Keywords:

Fehlende Beschwerdebegründung

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 14.444K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T006801.20011127
T 0737/97 (Sputter etching/TOSHIBA) of 18.10.2001

Online on

05.12.2001

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

18.10.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01L 21/263

Application no.

88113499.3

Keywords:

Inventive step (no)
Functionally independent features relating to different technical problems

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 36.570K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T073797.20011018
T 0840/97 () of 30.10.2001

Online on

05.12.2001

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

30.10.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01L 21/66

Application no.

90122397.4

Keywords:

Additional subject-matter (no)
Clarity (yes)
Novelty (yes)
Inventive step (yes)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 34.170K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T084097.20011030
T 1063/98 () of 3.7.2001

Online on

05.12.2001

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

3.7.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08F 10/00

Application no.

91301168.0

Keywords:

Form of appeal - grounds - substantiation (yes)
Novelty - main request (no) - first auxiliary request (no) - second auxiliary request (yes)
Late submitted material - documents admitted (yes)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 40.982K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T106398.20010703
T 0587/97 (Polyisobutylaminoalkohole/BASF) of 18.10.2001

Online on

04.12.2001

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

18.10.2001

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C10L 1/22

Application no.

91115261.9

Keywords:

Erfinderische Tätigkeit (nein)
Naheliegender Einsatz einer strukturell ähnlichen Verbindung

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 40.165K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T058797.20011018
T 0070/98 (DZD bleach/INTERNATIONAL PAPER) of 15.11.2001

Online on

04.12.2001

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

15.11.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

D21C 9/14

Application no.

92910321.6

Keywords:

Abuse of procedure (yes); non-attendance of oral proceedings; announcement of non-attendance and filing of new arguments and requests one day before the date for oral proceedings
Inventive step (no)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 45.175K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T007098.20011115
T 0518/99 () of 8.11.2001

Online on

04.12.2001

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

8.11.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08F 4/60

Application no.

88304301.0

Keywords:

Amendments - added subject-matter (yes)
Undisclosed feature - technically meaningful (yes)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 39.830K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T051899.20011108
T 0086/00 () of 24.10.2001

Online on

03.12.2001

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

24.10.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C01B 3/38

Application no.

94917197.9

Keywords:

Inventive step (yes)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 31.206K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T008600.20011024
T 0994/97 (Merocyanine dyes/AGFA-GEVAERT) of 24.8.2001

Online on

03.12.2001

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

24.8.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G03C 1/26

Application no.

89202880.4

Keywords:

Admissibility of an objection raised by the Board (main request) - yes
Remittal to first instance (auxiliary request 1) - no
Singling out (auxiliary requests 2, 6) - not admissible
Reformatio in peius (auxiliary requests 3, 3bis, 4, 4bis, 5, 5bis) - yes
Inventive step (auxiliary request 7) - yes; singling out (admissible); provision of specific compounds (non obvoius)

Distribution

B

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 65.870K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T099497.20010824
T 0909/98 () of 13.11.2001

Online on

03.12.2001

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

13.11.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G07B 17/02

Application no.

89102136.2

Keywords:

Inventive step (after amendment - yes)

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 28.052K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T090998.20011113
T 1067/99 () of 25.10.2001

Online on

03.12.2001

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

25.10.2001

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F16F 9/04

Application no.

95117986.0

Keywords:

Erfinderische Tätigkeit (bejaht)

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 22.898K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T106799.20011025

November 2001

T 0829/96 () of 18.10.2001

Online on

30.11.2001

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

18.10.2001

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G07F 7/10

Application no.

89113081.7

Keywords:

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja) nach Änderungen
Vorlage an die Große Beschwerdekammer - abgelehnt

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 39.949K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T082996.20011018
T 0533/98 (Perylenes/OMNIGLOW) of 2.10.2001

Online on

30.11.2001

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

2.10.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C09K 11/07

Application no.

90109632.1

Keywords:

Power to examine novelty as ground of opposition (no)
Main request - added subject-matter (yes)
Auxiliary request - inventive step (yes) - non obvious solution

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 36.613K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T053398.20011002
T 0763/98 (Tetrafluoroethane/DAIKIN) of 24.10.2001

Online on

30.11.2001

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

24.10.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07C 19/08

Application no.

91103753.9

Keywords:

Main request: support in the application as filed (yes) - extension of scope of protection (no)
Inventive step (yes) - problem effectively solved by whole scope of claimed process - non obvious solution

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 38.980K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T076398.20011024
T 1146/98 () of 20.9.2001

Online on

30.11.2001

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

20.9.2001

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F25J 3/04

Application no.

93920521.7

Keywords:

Disclaimer zulässig (nein)
Nichtberücksichtigung eines in der mündlichen Verhandlung eingereichten Anspruchssatzes

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 33.521K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T114698.20010920
T 0826/99 (Controlling smart cards/THOMSON) of 24.7.2001

Online on

30.11.2001

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

24.7.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04N 7/167

Application no.

93102942.5

Keywords:

Inventive step (yes)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 24.877K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T082699.20010724
T 0472/00 () of 13.11.2001

Online on

29.11.2001

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

13.11.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F16C 33/12

Application no.

92905063.1

Keywords:

Addition of subject-matter (no, after amendment)
Remittal for further examination

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 19.309K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T047200.20011113
T 0813/00 () of 29.11.2001

Online on

29.11.2001

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

29.11.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B21C 47/26

Application no.

95101659.1

Keywords:

Public prior use (yes)
Inventive step (yes, after amendment)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 23.295K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T081300.20011129
T 0099/97 () of 11.10.2001

Online on

29.11.2001

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

11.10.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B42D 5/02

Application no.

92310679.3

Keywords:

Added subject-matter (yes)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 19.356K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T009997.20011011
T 0105/97 (Integrated circuit module/PHILIPS) of 26.9.2001

Online on

29.11.2001

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

26.9.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01L 23/50

Application no.

89200352.6

Keywords:

-

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 29.460K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T010597.20010926
T 0274/97 () of 27.11.2001

Online on

29.11.2001

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

27.11.2001

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B23C 3/30

Application no.

91105712.3

Keywords:

Änderungen - Zulässigkeit (bejaht)
Neuheit - (bejaht)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit (bejaht)

Distribution

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Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 25.249K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T027497.20011127
T 0366/97 () of 2.10.2001

Online on

29.11.2001

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

2.10.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01L 29/24

Application no.

90901362.5

Keywords:

Inventive step (affirmed)
Closest prior art

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 33.643K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T036697.20011002
T 0428/97 () of 24.10.2001

Online on

29.11.2001

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

24.10.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01L 27/02

Application no.

90111438.9

Keywords:

Inventive step (no)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 23.205K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T042897.20011024
T 0255/98 () of 20.11.2001

Online on

29.11.2001

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

20.11.2001

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A61B 6/00

Application no.

89112104.8

Keywords:

Neuheit (nein)
Implizierte Offenbarung

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 21.524K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T025598.20011120
T 0127/99 () of 11.10.2001

Online on

29.11.2001

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

11.10.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61M 25/01

Application no.

92304557.9

Keywords:

Inventive step (all requests) - no
Plurality of partial problems; solutions to be considered separately

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 27.383K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T012799.20011011
T 0272/99 (Peroxy ester/NIPPON OIL) of 25.9.2001

Online on

29.11.2001

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

25.9.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07C 09/38

Application no.

91308505.6

Keywords:

Inventive Step (yes) - determination of the closest prior art-skilled person would ignore structural modification described in prior art document for the reason of not addressing technical objectives of patent in suit - could/would approach

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 40.802K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T027299.20010925
T 0323/99 (Diurethane/BAYER) of 17.10.2001

Online on

29.11.2001

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

17.10.2001

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C07C 17/361

Application no.

94118822.9

Keywords:

Erfinderische Tätigkeit (nein) - naheliegendes alternatives Verfahren - erfindungsunwesentliches Merkmal - keine weg weisende Lehre - kein Beweisanzeichen

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 34.626K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T032399.20011017
T 0075/00 () of 25.10.2001

Online on

28.11.2001

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

25.10.2001

Proc. language

FR

IPC

A01K 1/12

Application no.

94916284.6

Keywords:

Activité inventive (oui)

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 29.822K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T007500.20011025
T 0594/97 (Milking method/MAASLAND) of 12.10.2001

Online on

28.11.2001

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

12.10.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A01J 7/00

Application no.

92202243.9

Keywords:

Inventive step (subsidiary request), yes
Interpretation of G 1/99

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 51.656K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T059497.20011012
T 0875/98 () of 26.10.2001

Online on

28.11.2001

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

26.10.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08F 220/02

Application no.

86906668.8

Keywords:

Admissibility of appeal (yes) - no undue burden
Inventive step (no) - obvious modification
Procedural violation (no) - no obligation to apply 'case law'

Distribution

B

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 44.159K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T087598.20011026
T 0033/99 () of 4.10.2001

Online on

28.11.2001

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

4.10.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B65B 7/28

Application no.

92202436.9

Keywords:

Evident abuse - no
Public prior use - yes
Novelty - first auxiliary request - yes
Remittal to first instance

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 38.536K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T003399.20011004
T 0299/99 () of 19.10.2001

Online on

28.11.2001

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

19.10.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F16J 15/08

Application no.

91311204.1

Keywords:

Extension of subject-matter - features of first embodiment not disclosed for second embodiment beyond reasonable doubt
Inventive step - yes

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 34.096K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T029999.20011019
T 1213/97 () of 16.11.2001

Online on

27.11.2001

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

16.11.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01J 61/30

Application no.

89122851.2

Keywords:

Patent lapsed in all designated states - request to continue opposition
Added subject-matter - main request (yes)
Insufficient disclosure to support first auxiliary request (yes)
Inventive step - second auxiliary request (yes)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 38.061K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T121397.20011116
T 0032/99 () of 27.11.2001

Online on

27.11.2001

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

27.11.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B24D 3/14
B24D 3/28

Application no.

90108067.1

Keywords:

Inventive step - (yes), after amendment (auxiliary request)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 34.500K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T003299.20011127
T 0178/01 (Formalities officer duties/BASF) of 25.10.2001

Online on

26.11.2001

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

25.10.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08J 9/12

Application no.

92903626.7

Keywords:

Opposition procedure
Admissibility of opposition
Competence to decide
Formalities officer

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 19.201K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T017801.20011025
T 0043/97 () of 10.10.2001

Online on

26.11.2001

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

10.10.2001

Proc. language

FR

IPC

G07F 7/10

Application no.

91402758.6

Keywords:

Art. 102(2) CBE - Maintien du brevet sans modification

Distribution

C

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 28.845K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T004397.20011010
T 0475/97 () of 18.10.2001

Online on

26.11.2001

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

18.10.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B41F 27/12

Application no.

90250309.3

Keywords:

Inventive step (yes)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 22.969K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T047597.20011018
T 1035/97 () of 8.11.2001

Online on

26.11.2001

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

8.11.2001

Proc. language

FR

IPC

G07F 7/10

Application no.

91909742.8

Keywords:

Art. 123(2) CBE - Modifications - extension de l'objet d'une revendication (oui)

Distribution

C

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 20.829K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T103597.20011108
T 0436/01 () of 20.11.2001

Online on

23.11.2001

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

20.11.2001

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B23K 37/02

Application no.

97890136.1

Keywords:

Zu spät eingereichte Beschwerdebegründung

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 14.628K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T043601.20011120
T 0236/97 () of 27.9.2001

Online on

23.11.2001

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

27.9.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01B 9/02
G01B 11/00
G01B 11/14

Application no.

84307484.0

Keywords:

Clarity and inventive step (yes)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 61.698K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T023697.20010927
T 0361/97 () of 25.10.2001

Online on

23.11.2001

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

25.10.2001

Proc. language

FR

IPC

H05H 1/42

Application no.

91400901.4

Keywords:

Nouveauté (non)

Distribution

C

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 25.411K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T036197.20011025
T 1040/97 (Autostereoscopic display/DIMENSION TECHNOLOGIES) of 13.11.2001

Online on

23.11.2001

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

13.11.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04N 13/04
H04N 15/00
H04N 9/12

Application no.

90104449.5

Keywords:

Exercise of discretion in due consideration of circumstances
Power of board of appeal to reopen examination in ex parte appeal proceedings

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 25.324K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T104097.20011113
T 0925/99 (Carte à puce à plusieurs protocoles/GEMPLUS) of 19.7.2001

Online on

23.11.2001

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

19.7.2001

Proc. language

FR

IPC

G06K 7/00
G06K 19/07

Application no.

93400187.6

Keywords:

Activité inventive (oui)

Distribution

B

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 19.571K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T092599.20010719
T 1013/99 (Empfang von digitalen Ton-Rundfunkdaten/DEUTSCHE THOMSON-BRANDT) of 11.7.2001

Online on

23.11.2001

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

11.7.2001

Proc. language

DE

IPC

H04H 1/00
H03G 3/34

Application no.

92911319.9

Keywords:

Erfinderische Tätigkeit (nein)

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 37.570K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T101399.20010711
T 0090/97 () of 9.10.2001

Online on

22.11.2001

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

9.10.2001

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B29C 47/04

Application no.

88900679.7

Keywords:

Klarheit (ja)
Unzulässige Erweiterung (nein)
Erweiterung des Schutzumfangs (nein)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit (ja)

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 42.270K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T009097.20011009
T 1217/97 (Branched olefins/SHELL) of 11.9.2001

Online on

22.11.2001

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

11.9.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07C 5/27

Application no.

92200516.0

Keywords:

Main request, first to sixth and eighth to tenth auxiliary requests - support in the application as filed (no); seventh auxiliary request - claim not novel
Remittal to first instance (no)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 34.546K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T121797.20010911
T 0016/98 () of 5.10.2001

Online on

20.11.2001

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

5.10.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61F 13/46

Application no.

91904290.3

Keywords:

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

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 31.530K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T001698.20011005
T 0566/98 () of 11.10.2001

Online on

20.11.2001

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

11.10.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B30B 9/16

Application no.

88830372.4

Keywords:

Inventive step (yes, after amendments)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 26.325K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T056698.20011011
J 0004/01 () of 25.10.2001

Online on

19.11.2001

Board

3.1.01

Decision date

25.10.2001

Proc. language

FR

IPC

A44B 15/00

Application no.

94810036.7

Keywords:

Non paiement de la taxe de recours dans le délai de deux mois
Recours reputé non formé
Requête afin de rétablissement dans le droit de payer la taxe annuelle présentée par écrit pour la première fois et à titre principal devant la chambre de recours (irrecevabilité)

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 21.531K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:J000401.20011025
J 0019/01 (Non-payment of fees; request for examination) of 19.11.2001

Online on

19.11.2001

Board

3.1.01

Decision date

19.11.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

-

Application no.

-

Keywords:

Failure to pay the national basic fee and the designation fees and to file a written request for examination upon entry into the regional phase before the EPO.

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 23.929K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:J001901.20011119
T 0889/00 () of 20.9.2001

Online on

19.11.2001

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

20.9.2001

Proc. language

FR

IPC

B60R 16/02

Application no.

95401004.7

Keywords:

Nouveauté (oui)
Activité inventive (oui)

Distribution

C

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 31.771K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T088900.20010920
T 1209/97 (Fettemulsion/FRESENIUS) of 4.10.2001

Online on

19.11.2001

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

4.10.2001

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A61K 35/60

Application no.

88109749.7

Keywords:

Therapeutisches Verfahren (nein)
Nicht ursprünglich offenbart (nein)
Erweiterung des Schutzbereichs (nein)
Neuheit (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit (ja)

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 44.268K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T120997.20011004
T 0698/98 () of 12.10.2001

Online on

19.11.2001

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

12.10.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G07B 17/02

Application no.

89312277.0

Keywords:

Inventive step (yes)

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 23.375K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T069898.20011012
T 1056/99 () of 9.10.2001

Online on

19.11.2001

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

9.10.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B63H 5/12
B63H 25/42
B63H 23/24
H02K 5/20

Application no.

93307501.2

Keywords:

Inventive step (yes)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 26.604K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T105699.20011009
D 0003/98 () of 5.11.2001

Online on

16.11.2001

Board

DBA

Decision date

5.11.2001

Proc. language

DE

IPC

-

Application no.

-

Keywords:

-

Distribution

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 325.384K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:D000398.20011105
T 0036/97 (Re-establishment/DIDIER) of 23.10.2001

Online on

16.11.2001

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

23.10.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B22D 41/18

Application no.

90402186.2

Keywords:

All due care - no
Satisfactory monitoring system - no
No independent cross-check

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 25.154K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T003697.20011023
T 0200/99 () of 23.10.2001

Online on

16.11.2001

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

23.10.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B22F 1/00
C22C 33/02

Application no.

94907740.8

Keywords:

Inventive step - (yes) after amendment

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 20.812K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T020099.20011023
T 0161/99 () of 1.10.2001

Online on

15.11.2001

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

1.10.2001

Proc. language

FR

IPC

A43B 5/14

Application no.

92918260.8

Keywords:

Nouveauté (oui)
Activité inventive (oui)
Remboursement de la taxe de recours (non)

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 31.813K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T016199.20011001
T 0227/99 () of 16.10.2001

Online on

15.11.2001

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

16.10.2001

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F02F 3/10

Application no.

93921822.8

Keywords:

Erfinderische Tätigkeit, Hauptantrag (verneint)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit, Hilfsantrag (bejaht)

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Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 41.081K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T022799.20011016
T 0267/00 (Quadrant Healthcare/MICROPARTICLES) of 7.11.2001

Online on

14.11.2001

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

7.11.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 9/50

Application no.

95940381.7

Keywords:

Claims 15 and 16 added upon entry into the regional phase adequately supported by the disclosure in the application as filed; no violation of a Article 123(2) EPC; remittal to the department of first instance for further prosecution.

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Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 23.487K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T026700.20011107
T 0430/98 () of 6.11.2001

Online on

14.11.2001

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

6.11.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01C 21/20
G01S 5/14

Application no.

93308757.9

Keywords:

Inventive step - no (confirmed)

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Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 23.982K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T043098.20011106
T 0226/99 () of 24.10.2001

Online on

14.11.2001

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

24.10.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A44B 11/26

Application no.

94115380.1

Keywords:

Novelty (yes)
Inventive step (yes)

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Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 28.207K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T022699.20011024
T 0278/99 (EPDM rubber roller/SUMITOMO) of 30.8.2001

Online on

14.11.2001

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

30.8.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B65H 3/06

Application no.

92307951.1

Keywords:

Inventive step (no)

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Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 32.103K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T027899.20010830
T 0125/98 () of 30.10.2001

Online on

13.11.2001

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

30.10.2001

Proc. language

DE

IPC

H01J 37/32

Application no.

91113004.5

Keywords:

Erfinderische Tätigkeit (bejaht)

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 25.203K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T012598.20011030
T 0549/98 () of 4.10.2001

Online on

13.11.2001

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

4.10.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C21D 8/02

Application no.

91900936.5

Keywords:

Inventive step (yes)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 31.143K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T054998.20011004
T 0723/99 () of 17.10.2001

Online on

13.11.2001

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

17.10.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G11B 23/03

Application no.

91304510.0

Keywords:

Amendments - broadening of specific disclosure (yes)
Oral proceedings in absence of the appellant after withdrawal of the request

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Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 25.538K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T072399.20011017
T 0511/00 (Boswelliasäure/AMMON) of 19.9.2001

Online on

12.11.2001

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

19.9.2001

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A61K 31/215

Application no.

93100398.2

Keywords:

Haupt- und erster Hilfsantrag - Neuheit - nein - Lehre der medizinischen Verwendung eines Naturproduktextraktes eindeutig vorbeschrieben
Zweiter bis fünfter Hilfsantrag - erfinderische Tätigkeit - nein - Verwendung einer speziellen Komponente eines Naturproduktes als Wirkstoff bzw. alleinigen Wirkstoffes für die beanspruchten medizinischen Indikationen nahegelegt

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Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 37.554K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T051100.20010919
T 0682/95 (Composition anesthésique/SMITH & NEPHEW) of 25.10.2001

Online on

12.11.2001

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

25.10.2001

Proc. language

FR

IPC

A61K 47/00

Application no.

85401721.7

Keywords:

Reformatio in peius : en vue des conclusions quant à l'activité inventive de la requête principale, la question de la reformatio in peius ne se pose pas pour l'opposant, unique requérant
Requêtes principales et auxiliaires - activité inventive : non - mesure immédiate en vue du problème posé

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Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 28.324K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T068295.20011025
T 0408/97 (Superconductor preparation/SUMITOMO) of 28.9.2001

Online on

12.11.2001

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

28.9.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C04B 35/00

Application no.

91111685.3

Keywords:

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

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 31.919K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T040897.20010928
T 0220/99 (Support biologique/CENTRE DE TRANSFUSION SANGUINE) of 4.10.2001

Online on

12.11.2001

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

4.10.2001

Proc. language

FR

IPC

C12N 5/00

Application no.

89403319.0

Keywords:

Extension au-delà du contenu de la demande - non
Activité inventive - oui

Distribution

C

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 35.713K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T022099.20011004
T 0453/99 (Wet oxidation/U.S. FILTER) of 20.9.2001

Online on

12.11.2001

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

20.9.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C02F 11/08

Application no.

91308493.5

Keywords:

Inventive step - no, obvious solution of a known problem.

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 27.899K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T045399.20010920
T 1114/97 () of 18.10.2001

Online on

09.11.2001

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

18.10.2001

Proc. language

FR

IPC

B01D 53/06

Application no.

93922322.8

Keywords:

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

Distribution

C

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 21.022K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T111497.20011018
T 0697/01 (Thiolsilane/FRAUNHOFER-GESELLSCHAFT) of 19.10.2001

Online on

08.11.2001

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

19.10.2001

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C07F 7/08

Application no.

96922748.7

Keywords:

Rückzahlung der Beschwerdegebühr nach Abhilfe der Beschwerde (nein) - kein wesentlicher Verfahrensmangel

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 27.030K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T069701.20011019
T 0825/01 () of 25.10.2001

Online on

08.11.2001

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

25.10.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07D 209/20

Application no.

94913345.8

Keywords:

Missing statement of Grounds

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Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 14.213K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T082501.20011025
T 0173/97 () of 16.10.2001

Online on

08.11.2001

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

16.10.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01S 3/06

Application no.

89300926.6

Keywords:

Added subject-matter (yes)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 23.372K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T017397.20011016
T 0575/97 () of 8.10.2001

Online on

08.11.2001

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

8.10.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B01D 53/34

Application no.

93610018.9

Keywords:

Main request and auxiliary request II: Inventive step (no): obvious alternative process
Auxiliary request I: Added subject-matter (yes)

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Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 34.370K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T057597.20011008
T 1061/99 () of 31.10.2001

Online on

08.11.2001

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

31.10.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B65D 1/32

Application no.

87201334.7

Keywords:

Withdrawal of the appeal
Application deemed to be withdrawn
Reimbursement of appeal fee (no)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 17.523K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T106199.20011031
T 0853/98 () of 25.9.2001

Online on

07.11.2001

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

25.9.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G02C 7/04

Application no.

91306713.8

Keywords:

Inventive step (confirmed)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 30.027K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T085398.20010925
T 0206/99 () of 27.9.2001

Online on

06.11.2001

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

27.9.2001

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B41F 13/12

Application no.

93103353.4

Keywords:

Zulässigkeit der Beschwerde (ja)
Erstmals mit der Beschwerdebegründung genannte Entgegenhaltungen
(nein)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit (ja)

Distribution

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Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 30.455K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T020699.20010927
T 0904/01 () of 23.10.2001

Online on

05.11.2001

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

23.10.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01L 31/105
H01L 27/144

Application no.

96101521.1

Keywords:

Decision reappeal - remittal (yes)

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Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 24.400K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T090401.20011023
T 0152/98 () of 12.6.2001

Online on

05.11.2001

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

12.6.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B41F 27/12

Application no.

90250336.6

Keywords:

Inventive step (yes)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 31.981K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T015298.20010612
T 0311/01 () of 4.11.2001

Online on

04.11.2001

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

4.11.2001

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F26B 17/20
F26B 25/00

Application no.

93120513.2

Keywords:

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (bejaht)
Zeugenangebot - (abgelehnt)

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 30.025K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T031101.20011104
T 1052/99 () of 2.10.2001

Online on

03.11.2001

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

2.10.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B60T 17/08

Application no.

88310388.9

Keywords:

New ground of opposition (not admitted)
Inventive step (yes)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 38.950K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T105299.20011002
T 0867/98 (Tissue paper/PROCTER) of 4.10.2001

Online on

02.11.2001

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

4.10.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

D21H 17/59

Application no.

89305940.2

Keywords:

Inventive step (no)
Alternative means found in related technical field

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 27.076K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T086798.20011004
T 0931/99 () of 30.10.2001

Online on

02.11.2001

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

30.10.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61B 5/00

Application no.

92905626.5

Keywords:

Inventive step (yes, after amendment)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 33.294K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T093199.20011030

October 2001

T 0171/97 () of 27.9.2001

Online on

31.10.2001

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

27.9.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61N 1/365

Application no.

91916954.0

Keywords:

Inventive step (yes) - after amendment.

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 27.536K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T017197.20010927
T 0143/00 (Klinkerkühlung/DEUTZ) of 18.10.2001

Online on

30.10.2001

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

18.10.2001

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C04B 7/47

Application no.

92909041.3

Keywords:

Neuheit und erfinderische Tätigkeit (ja) nach Änderung

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 18.868K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T014300.20011018
T 0851/01 () of 15.10.2001

Online on

30.10.2001

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

15.10.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08K 5/02

Application no.

93917143.5

Keywords:

Missing statement of grounds

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 14.146K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T085101.20011015
T 0395/98 (Detection of control signal/AT&T) of 17.7.2001

Online on

30.10.2001

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

17.7.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04Q 1/457
H04L 27/30

Application no.

92310670.2

Keywords:

Inventive step (no)
Remittal to the examining division (no)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 26.002K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T039598.20010717
T 0361/98 (Polymeric additives/CALGON) of 16.10.2001

Online on

29.10.2001

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

16.10.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C02F 5/08

Application no.

84301450.7

Keywords:

Procedural violation - yes, amended text not sent to the opponent before decision was taken.
Reimbursement of appeal fee - yes.

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 21.827K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T036198.20011016
T 0251/99 () of 9.10.2001

Online on

29.10.2001

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

9.10.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H02P 7/05

Application no.

96302188.6

Keywords:

Inventive step - no

Distribution

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Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 35.834K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T025199.20011009
T 0256/99 (Wear-resistant member) of 26.9.2001

Online on

29.10.2001

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

26.9.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C04B 35/58

Application no.

90308188.3

Keywords:

Novelty (yes) - evidence not sufficient to show that the claimed product is the inevitable result of carrying out the teaching of the prior art

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 34.988K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T025699.20010926
T 0644/99 () of 11.9.2001

Online on

29.10.2001

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

11.9.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B41M 5/00

Application no.

94109794.1

Keywords:

Inventive step (yes)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 27.025K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T064499.20010911
T 0683/97 () of 27.7.2001

Online on

26.10.2001

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

27.7.2001

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A46B 3/06

Application no.

89109137.3

Keywords:

Neuheit - ja
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - ja

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 40.458K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T068397.20010727
T 0179/98 () of 24.10.2001

Online on

26.10.2001

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

24.10.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B23K 9/04

Application no.

92311454.0

Keywords:

Novelty (yes)

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 24.183K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T017998.20011024
T 0500/99 () of 27.9.2001

Online on

26.10.2001

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

27.9.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61F 13/15

Application no.

92915932.5

Keywords:

Inventive step - no

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 30.618K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T050099.20010927
T 0245/98 (Composition cosmétique/L'OREAL) of 11.10.2001

Online on

25.10.2001

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

11.10.2001

Proc. language

FR

IPC

A61K 7/48

Application no.

92920525.0

Keywords:

Requête principale - faisabilité : oui
Objections relatives à la clarté de la revendication ne remettant pas en cause la faisabilité de l'invention
Nouveauté : oui - pas de divulgation concrète dans l'état de la technique
Renvoi à la première instance : oui - deux niveaux de juridiction pour l'appréciation de l'activité inventive

Distribution

C

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 27.559K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T024598.20011011
T 0331/98 (Filling fats/UNILEVER) of 13.9.2001

Online on

25.10.2001

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

13.9.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A23D 9/00

Application no.

93200313.0

Keywords:

Main request - novelty: no - error in anticipating prior art example not shown.
First auxiliary request - remittal to the first instance.

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 29.744K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T033198.20010913
T 0812/98 () of 11.10.2001

Online on

25.10.2001

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

11.10.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B05B 11/00

Application no.

94926668.8

Keywords:

Novelty - state of the art
Inventive step - (yes) after amendment

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 24.864K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T081298.20011011
T 0864/99 () of 18.9.2001

Online on

25.10.2001

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

18.9.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B21C 47/26
B21C 47/14
B21B 41/00

Application no.

93300264.4

Keywords:

Belated submissions concerning alleged prior use (disregarded)
Inventive step (yes)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 30.407K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T086499.20010918
T 0322/00 () of 25.9.2001

Online on

24.10.2001

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

25.9.2001

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F02B 17/00

Application no.

96119407.3

Keywords:

Erfinderische Tätigkeit (bejaht)

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 25.711K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T032200.20010925
T 0795/97 (Enzyme dispersion/ALBRIGHT) of 28.8.2001

Online on

24.10.2001

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

28.8.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C11D 3/386

Application no.

89306974.0

Keywords:

Interpretation of the claims within the scope of the description - scope of protection is broader than it would appear from the claims alone
Sufficiency - yes; late-filed ground of opposition introduced by Opposition Division
Novelty yes; insufficient evidence
Inventive step - yes; after amendment

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 40.404K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T079597.20010828
T 0382/98 (Cosmetic Composition/UNILEVER) of 26.9.2001

Online on

24.10.2001

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

26.9.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 7/42

Application no.

91304098.6

Keywords:

Main, first and second auxiliary requests - invention step: no - obvious choice within prior art teaching

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 35.671K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T038298.20010926
T 1041/98 () of 22.10.2001

Online on

24.10.2001

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

22.10.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C22C 38/10

Application no.

92116467.9

Keywords:

Sufficiency of disclosure (yes)
Novelty (yes)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 29.518K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T104198.20011022
T 0965/99 () of 25.9.2001

Online on

24.10.2001

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

25.9.2001

Proc. language

FR

IPC

B62D 1/10
F16D 1/08

Application no.

95402041.8

Keywords:

Activité inventive (non)
Requête auxiliaire - irrecevable : produite en dehors du délai mentionné dans la citation à la procédure orale et sans être clairement admissible

Distribution

C

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 31.175K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T096599.20010925
T 0591/00 () of 8.10.2001

Online on

23.10.2001

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

8.10.2001

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A47L 9/14

Application no.

93100632.4

Keywords:

Auslegung der Ansprüche
Erfinderische Tätigkeit (bejaht)

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 36.604K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T059100.20011008
T 1083/96 () of 10.10.2001

Online on

23.10.2001

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

10.10.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01L 23/52

Application no.

89110480.4

Keywords:

Inventive step (yes)

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 26.540K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T108396.20011010
T 0108/97 (Assay device/ABBOTT LABORATORIES) of 2.4.2001

Online on

23.10.2001

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

2.4.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01N 33/558

Application no.

88113756.6

Keywords:

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

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 36.768K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T010897.20010402
T 0513/97 (Silicon nitride layer/MATSUSHITA) of 8.10.2001

Online on

23.10.2001

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

8.10.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01L 27/115

Application no.

94112106.3

Keywords:

Introduction of a prior art document by the Board to demonstrate common general knowledge
Inventive step (no)
Remittal to the examining division (no)
Reimbursement of the appeal fee (no)

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 30.695K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T051397.20011008
T 0646/98 () of 20.9.2001

Online on

23.10.2001

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

20.9.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01M 10/40
H01M 4/58
H01M 4/48

Application no.

92101823.0

Keywords:

Main, 1st auxiliary and 2nd auxiliary requests: inventive step (no)
3rd auxiliary request: change of category of the main claim (admissible)

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C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 34.112K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T064698.20010920
T 0350/01 () of 16.10.2001

Online on

22.10.2001

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

16.10.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C10G 65/12

Application no.

93202395.5

Keywords:

Missing Statement of Grounds

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D

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 14.298K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T035001.20011016
T 0736/97 () of 30.8.2001

Online on

22.10.2001

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

30.8.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01L 27/108

Application no.

91120395.8

Keywords:

Inventive step: yes

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C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 30.731K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T073697.20010830
T 0779/97 () of 13.9.2001

Online on

22.10.2001

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

13.9.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01R 33/62

Application no.

93917992.5

Keywords:

EPC Art. 56 Inventive step - (yes) after amendment

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C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 28.727K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T077997.20010913
T 1045/99 () of 10.7.2001

Online on

22.10.2001

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

10.7.2001

Proc. language

FR

IPC

H04M 1/00
H04Q 7/04

Application no.

94400444.9

Keywords:

Activité inventive (non)

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C

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Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 22.995K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T104599.20010710
T 0216/00 () of 11.9.2001

Online on

19.10.2001

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

11.9.2001

Proc. language

FR

IPC

A45D 40/04

Application no.

95402644.9

Keywords:

Requête principale : activité inventive (non)
Requête auxiliaire : renvoi à la première instance

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D

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Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 35.269K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T021600.20010911
T 0733/99 (Wiedergewinnung von Spänen/FRAUNHOFER) of 2.10.2001

Online on

19.10.2001

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

2.10.2001

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B27N 1/00

Application no.

95913030.3

Keywords:

Änderungen - Erweiterung (verneint)
Erweiterung des Schutzbereiches (verneint)
Neuheit (bejaht) - erfinderische Tätigkeit (bejaht)
Schwerer Verfahrensfehler (bejaht)
Zurückverweisung (verneint)
Zurückzahlung Beschwerdegebühr (verneint)

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Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 38.125K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T073399.20011002
T 0045/00 () of 12.10.2001

Online on

18.10.2001

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

12.10.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08L 67/02

Application no.

96912833.9

Keywords:

Inventive step (yes)

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C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 35.324K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T004500.20011012
T 0470/97 (Schwachschäumende Waschmittel/SASOL) of 10.7.2001

Online on

18.10.2001

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

10.7.2001

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C11D 10/04

Application no.

90124032.5

Keywords:

Verfahrensmißbrauch (ja) - erstmalige Geltendmachung weiterer Patenthinderungsgründe in der mündlichen Verhandlung nicht zugelassen
Mangelnde Offenbarung (nein) - falsche (unmögliche) Prozentangaben sind im Lichte der Beschreibung auszulegen

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Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 28.966K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T047097.20010710
T 1075/97 () of 3.7.2001

Online on

18.10.2001

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

3.7.2001

Proc. language

FR

IPC

H04N 1/00

Application no.

91400142.5

Keywords:

Activité inventive (oui, après modification)

Distribution

C

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 24.060K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T107597.20010703
T 0680/98 (Expression vectors/BIOGEN INC) of 12.6.2001

Online on

18.10.2001

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

12.6.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12N 15/52

Application no.

81301413.1

Keywords:

Main request - inventive step - no
Auxiliary request - added subject-matter - yes

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C

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 36.532K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T068098.20010612
T 0996/98 () of 5.7.2001

Online on

18.10.2001

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

5.7.2001

Proc. language

DE

IPC

H04L 12/56
G06F 7/00

Application no.

91101256.5

Keywords:

Erfinderische Tätigkeit (nein)

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C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 27.159K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T099698.20010705
T 1012/98 () of 27.6.2001

Online on

18.10.2001

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

27.6.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08J 5/18

Application no.

95913801.7

Keywords:

Clarity (yes)

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C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 27.971K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T101298.20010627
T 0482/99 () of 12.9.2001

Online on

18.10.2001

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

12.9.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08F 2/34

Application no.

89308848.4

Keywords:

Novelty (yes) - prior disclosure - implicit features by reference (no)
Inventive step (yes) - ex post facto analysis

Distribution

C

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 43.419K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T048299.20010912
J 0017/00 (Designation of the EPO in PCT-Application; correction of omission) of 2.7.2001

Online on

17.10.2001

Board

-

Decision date

2.7.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

-

Application no.

-

Keywords:

No correction of an erroneously missing designation of the EPO in a PCT - application after publication except in exceptional cases

Distribution

C

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 25.527K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2001:J001700.20010702
T 0430/01 () of 10.9.2001

Online on

17.10.2001

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

10.9.2001

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C08L 33/06

Application no.

95921822.3

Keywords:

Fehlende Beschwerdebegründung

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 14.524K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T043001.20010910
T 0434/01 () of 10.10.2001

Online on

17.10.2001

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

10.10.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08F 4/643

Application no.

95200999.1

Keywords:

Missing Statement of Grounds

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 14.430K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T043401.20011010
T 0712/96 (Printed circuit board/TOSHIBA) of 8.8.2001

Online on

17.10.2001

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

8.8.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01L 23/495

Application no.

90116251.1

Keywords:

Reading a claim with an attempt to make technical sense out of it

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 30.391K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T071296.20010808
T 0111/98 (Water purification/KALDNES) of 10.7.2001

Online on

17.10.2001

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

10.7.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C02F 3/00

Application no.

91902807.6

Keywords:

Novelty - yes
Inventive step - yes
Remital - no
Referral - no
Late-filed document - admitted
Clarity of amendment - no (main request)
Extention of protection - no

Distribution

B

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 43.336K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T011198.20010710
T 0935/98 (Phosphonation/RHODIA) of 20.9.2001

Online on

17.10.2001

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

20.9.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07F 9/38

Application no.

91121737.0

Keywords:

Novelty (yes) - combination of method features not anticipated
Inventive step (yes) - unobvious method parameters

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 28.873K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T093598.20010920
T 0508/01 () of 9.10.2001

Online on

16.10.2001

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

9.10.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01J 37/244

Application no.

97928378.5

Keywords:

PCT file, other than IPER, incorporatable by reference in response to Rule 51(2) EPC communication - (no)
Substantial procedural violation by peremptory refusal - (yes)

Distribution

C

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 23.198K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T050801.20011009
T 1068/99 () of 16.10.2001

Online on

16.10.2001

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

16.10.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B60C 23/06
B60C 23/04

Application no.

94309130.6

Keywords:

Sufficiency of disclosure (yes)
Novelty (granted claim 2, no)
Inventive step (yes)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 28.245K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T106899.20011016
J 0020/00 (Renewal fee/UNIVERSIDAD DE OVIEDO) of 24.9.2001

Online on

15.10.2001

Board

3.1.01

Decision date

24.9.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01N 21/64

Application no.

93500176.8

Keywords:

Non-observance of the time limit pursuant to Articles 86(1), (2) EPC
Fee paid in time pursuant to Articles 8(3), (4) RRF

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 27.077K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2001:J002000.20010924
T 0324/00 () of 28.9.2001

Online on

15.10.2001

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

28.9.2001

Proc. language

FR

IPC

A61F 2/30

Application no.

92440052.6

Keywords:

Nouveauté, après amendement (oui)
Activité inventive (non)

Distribution

C

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 23.635K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T032400.20010928
T 0325/00 () of 11.9.2001

Online on

15.10.2001

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

11.9.2001

Proc. language

FR

IPC

F16F 15/12

Application no.

95113220.8

Keywords:

Activité inventive (oui)

Distribution

C

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 26.033K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T032500.20010911
T 0473/00 () of 4.9.2001

Online on

15.10.2001

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

4.9.2001

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B60C 19/08
B60C 11/00

Application no.

96105047.3

Keywords:

Neuheit (nein)
Widerruf (ja) - kein Interesse an der Weiterverfolgung für die verbleibenden Staaten

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 28.696K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T047300.20010904
T 0740/00 () of 10.10.2001

Online on

15.10.2001

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

10.10.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B27B 17/02

Application no.

91308725.0

Keywords:

Patentee adversely affected by a decision not dealing with its main request (yes)
Substantial procedural violations (yes): decision announced in oral proceedings must be based on the same patent documents as the decision in writing; the procedure followed by the opposition division must be clear as to what is expected of the parties; the requests of the parties must be properly established before a decision is taken
Remittal (yes)
Reimbursement of the appeal fee (yes)

Distribution

B

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 38.285K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T074000.20011010
T 1155/00 () of 24.9.2001

Online on

15.10.2001

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

24.9.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B05B 7/20

Application no.

96945614.4

Keywords:

Inventive step (yes - after amendment)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 26.101K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T115500.20010924
T 0060/01 () of 1.10.2001

Online on

15.10.2001

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

1.10.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G08G 5/00

Application no.

89911126.4

Keywords:

Application for restitutio in integrum - withdrawn
Appeal deemed not to have been filed.

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 15.892K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T006001.20011001
T 0748/96 (Skin penetration enhancers/ALZA CORPORATION) of 20.2.2001

Online on

15.10.2001

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

20.2.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 47/00

Application no.

87310772.6

Keywords:

Main request: inventive step (no)
First auxiliary request: inventive step (no)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 36.096K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T074896.20010220
T 1048/96 (Sloped contact etch/MOTOROLA INC.) of 17.7.2001

Online on

15.10.2001

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

17.7.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01L 21/31

Application no.

87111722.2

Keywords:

Amendments - matter going beyond the contents of the application as filed (main request)
Inventive step - no (auxiliary requests A to E)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 28.824K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T104896.20010717
T 0091/98 (Antiviral nucleosides/WELLCOME) of 29.5.2001

Online on

15.10.2001

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

29.5.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07H 19/073

Application no.

88101795.8

Keywords:

Inventive step - main, first, second and third auxiliary requests - no
Inventive step - fourth auxiliary request - yes

Distribution

B

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 49.468K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T009198.20010529
T 0389/98 (Water purification/KRÜGER) of 24.9.2001

Online on

15.10.2001

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

24.9.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C02F 3/30

Application no.

93902102.8

Keywords:

Inventive step - yes, non-obvious alternative

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 22.085K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T038998.20010924
T 0820/98 () of 18.9.2001

Online on

15.10.2001

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

18.9.2001

Proc. language

DE

IPC

D01G 23/04
D01G 13/00

Application no.

90102745.8

Keywords:

Zulässigkeit geänderter Ansprüche - ja
Neuheit und erfinderische Tätigkeit - ja
Rechtsfrage von grundsätzlicher Bedeutung - nein

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 38.869K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T082098.20010918
T 0902/98 () of 12.9.2001

Online on

15.10.2001

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

12.9.2001

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F28C 3/12
F27B 7/20
B04C 3/04
F27B 15/00

Application no.

93110554.8

Keywords:

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Indizien (bejaht)

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 32.085K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T090298.20010912
T 1090/98 () of 17.9.2001

Online on

15.10.2001

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

17.9.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B05D 1/26
B05D 1/34
G03C 1/74

Application no.

92900451.3

Keywords:

Novelty (yes)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 23.214K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T109098.20010917
T 1111/98 () of 19.9.2001

Online on

15.10.2001

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

19.9.2001

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B65H 54/78

Application no.

93113935.6

Keywords:

Zulässigkeit geänderter Ansprüche - ja
Neuheit - ja
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - ja

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 32.223K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T111198.20010919
T 0217/99 () of 24.9.2001

Online on

15.10.2001

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

24.9.2001

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C08F 10/10

Application no.

93109238.1

Keywords:

Neuheit (ja) - keine implizite Offenbarung
Naheliegen (nein) - unerwarteter Effekt

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 31.471K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T021799.20010924
T 0725/99 (Live vaccines/LELAND STANFORD JUNIOR UNIVERSITY) of 16.5.2001

Online on

15.10.2001

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

16.5.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12N 15/31

Application no.

85114855.1

Keywords:

Main and auxiliary requests - added subject-matter - yes

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 32.665K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T072599.20010516
T 0900/99 () of 13.9.2001

Online on

15.10.2001

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

13.9.2001

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F16L 55/027

Application no.

91810884.6

Keywords:

Zulässigkeit des Einspruchs (ja)

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 24.094K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T090099.20010913
T 0380/96 (Photovoltaic device/SOLAREX CORPORATION) of 6.6.2001

Online on

12.10.2001

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

6.6.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01L 27/142

Application no.

90117189.2

Keywords:

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

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 34.666K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T038096.20010606
T 0323/97 (Disclaimer/UNILEVER) of 17.9.2001

Online on

12.10.2001

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

17.9.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C11D 17/00

Application no.

91309598.0

Keywords:

Disclaimer (Hauptantrag) (verneint): nicht aus der Anmeldung in der ursprünglich eingereichten Fassung herleitbarer Disclaimer unzulässig
erstmals in der mündlichen Verhandlung gestellter Antrag - unzulässig
erfinderische Tätigkeit (verneint)

Distribution

A

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 44.192K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T032397.20010917
T 0323/97 (Disclaimer/UNILEVER) of 17.9.2001

Online on

12.10.2001

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

17.9.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C11D 17/00

Application no.

91309598.0

Keywords:

Disclaimer (main request) (no) - disclaimer not based upon application as filed is not admissible
Request filed for the first time at oral proceedings - not admissible
Inventive step (no)

Distribution

A

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 37.657K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T032397.20010917
T 0323/97 (Disclaimer/UNILEVER) of 17.9.2001

Online on

12.10.2001

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

17.9.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C11D 17/00

Application no.

91309598.0

Keywords:

Disclaimer (main request) (no) - disclaimer not based upon application as filed is not admissible
Request filed for the first time at oral proceedings - not admissible
Inventive step (no)

Distribution

A

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 49.715K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T032397.20010917
T 0323/97 (Disclaimer/UNILEVER) of 17.9.2001

Online on

12.10.2001

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

17.9.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C11D 17/00

Application no.

91309598.0

Keywords:

Disclaimer (requête principale) (non) - un disclaimer non fondé sur la demande telle que déposée n'est pas admissible
Requête présentée pour la première fois au cours de la procédure orale - non recevable
Activité inventive (non)

Distribution

A

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 41.756K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T032397.20010917
T 0051/98 (Phosphinothrycin/NISSAN) of 24.7.2001

Online on

12.10.2001

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

24.7.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07F 9/32

Application no.

89302029.7

Keywords:

Sufficiency of disclosure (yes)
Inventive step (yes) - non-obvious solution

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 55.118K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T005198.20010724
T 0097/98 (Spinnverfahren) of 21.5.2001

Online on

12.10.2001

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

21.5.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B01D 39/16

Application no.

92910588.0

Keywords:

Zulässigkeit der Beschwerde (ja)
ausreichende Offenbarung (ja)
Neuheit und erfinderische Tätigkeit (ja)

Distribution

A

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 21B)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T009798.20010521
T 0097/98 (Spinning process/MINNTECH) of 21.5.2001

Online on

12.10.2001

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

21.5.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B01D 39/16

Application no.

92910588.0

Keywords:

Admissibility of the appeal (yes)
Sufficiency of disclosure (yes)
Novelty and inventive step (yes)

Distribution

A

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 19.611K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T009798.20010521
T 0097/98 (Spinning process/MINNTECH) of 21.5.2001

Online on

12.10.2001

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

21.5.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B01D 39/16

Application no.

92910588.0

Keywords:

Admissibility of the appeal (yes)
Sufficiency of disclosure (yes)
Novelty and inventive step (yes)

Distribution

A

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 50.980K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T009798.20010521
T 0097/98 (Procédé de filage/MINNTECH) of 21.5.2001

Online on

12.10.2001

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

21.5.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B01D 39/16

Application no.

92910588.0

Keywords:

Recevabilité du recours (oui)
Exposé suffisamment clair et complet de l'invention (oui)
Nouveauté et activité inventive (oui)

Distribution

A

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 21.553K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T009798.20010521
T 0378/99 () of 27.9.2001

Online on

12.10.2001

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

27.9.2001

Proc. language

DE

IPC

H03J 7/28

Application no.

90123839.4

Keywords:

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - nach Änderung bejaht

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 27.700K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T037899.20010927
T 0877/99 (Refrigerant/DAIKIN) of 31.7.2001

Online on

12.10.2001

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

31.7.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C09K 5/04

Application no.

91105295.9

Keywords:

Main request: inventive step (no) - obvious to try - no deterrent teaching of the art
Auxiliary request: clarity (no) - examined if arising from amendment - indefinite scope of technical feature - insufficiently defined test for measuring property

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 37.606K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T087799.20010731
J 0022/99 () of 21.6.2001

Online on

11.10.2001

Board

3.1.01

Decision date

21.6.2001

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G01S 15/10

Application no.

98250180.1

Keywords:

Beweislast, Beweiswürdigung

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 627.169K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2001:J002299.20010621
T 0534/00 () of 5.9.2001

Online on

11.10.2001

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

5.9.2001

Proc. language

DE

IPC

H02G 3/06

Application no.

93119510.1

Keywords:

Erfinderische Tätigkeit (ja)

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 30.942K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T053400.20010905
T 0082/97 () of 28.6.2001

Online on

11.10.2001

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

28.6.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

D01F 6/60

Application no.

89103639.4

Keywords:

Amendments - broadening of claim (no) - added subject-matter (no)
Inventive step - (yes) after amendment - closest prior art, problem and solution

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 48.212K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T008297.20010628
T 0592/98 () of 5.10.2001

Online on

11.10.2001

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

5.10.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61M 16/00

Application no.

91302754.6

Keywords:

Publication date of a document
Evaluation of evidence
Standard of proof
Medical treatment (yes)
Novelty and inventive step (no)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 40.313K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T059298.20011005
T 0772/98 (Tetrazole/SMITHKLINE BEECHAM PLC) of 6.9.2001

Online on

11.10.2001

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

6.9.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07D 257/04

Application no.

94906210.3

Keywords:

Novelty (no) - claimed product inevitable result of known process - interpretation of technical feature
Remittal (no) - claim not novel
Auxiliary request (not allowable) - amorphous - text neither submitted nor agreed

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 25.780K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T077298.20010906
T 1127/98 () of 26.7.2001

Online on

11.10.2001

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

26.7.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

D21G 9/00

Application no.

90630170.0

Keywords:

Inventive step (yes)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 27.335K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T112798.20010726
T 0014/99 () of 2.10.2001

Online on

11.10.2001

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

2.10.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B21B 1/08
B21B 1/10

Application no.

92400316.3

Keywords:

Proprietor's request for revocation of the patent

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 14.301K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T001499.20011002
T 0612/95 (Interposed silicon carbide layer/KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOSHIBA) of 11.9.2001

Online on

10.10.2001

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

11.9.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01L 23/485

Application no.

90112253.1

Keywords:

Amendments - admissible
Novelty - yes
Inventive step - yes

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 25.584K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T061295.20010911
T 0071/96 (Stress relieving member/SUMITOMO) of 12.9.2001

Online on

10.10.2001

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

12.9.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01L 23/50

Application no.

88110305.5

Keywords:

Priority claimed valid (yes) - after amendment
Inventive step (yes) - after amendment

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 27.833K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T007196.20010912
T 0049/97 () of 1.8.2001

Online on

10.10.2001

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

1.8.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01L 33/00

Application no.

90306788.2

Keywords:

Inventive step (no) no unexpected effect
Non-appearance of a party at oral proceedings - Right to be heard (not violated)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 28.821K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T004997.20010801
T 0477/99 () of 29.6.2001

Online on

10.10.2001

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

29.6.2001

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A61F 2/36

Application no.

92121599.2

Keywords:

Neuheit und erfinderische Tätigkeit (ja)

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 25.710K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T047799.20010629
T 0131/99 () of 19.7.2001

Online on

09.10.2001

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

19.7.2001

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G01N 21/39

Application no.

92921068.0

Keywords:

Befugnis der Prüfungsabteilung, den Gegenstand von abhängigen Ansprüchen auf dessen Patentfähigkeit zu prüfen, wenn der unabhängige Anspruch, auf den sie rückbezogen sind, gewährbar ist (ja)

Distribution

B

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 30.752K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T013199.20010719
T 0693/00 () of 13.9.2001

Online on

08.10.2001

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

13.9.2001

Proc. language

FR

IPC

A61F 2/06

Application no.

94929583.6

Keywords:

Nouveauté après modifications (requête principale) - non
Activité inventive (requête auxiliaire) - non

Distribution

C

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 26.765K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T069300.20010913
T 0535/95 (Lattenrost/DEWERT) of 8.8.2001

Online on

08.10.2001

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

8.8.2001

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A47C 20/04

Application no.

89905055.3

Keywords:

Neuheit (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit (ja)

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 30.120K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T053595.20010808
T 0917/95 (Rohrfördergurt/PHOENIX) of 1.8.2001

Online on

08.10.2001

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

1.8.2001

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B65G 15/40

Application no.

89105926.3

Keywords:

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - nein

Distribution

B

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 40.139K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T091795.20010801
T 0120/97 () of 18.9.2001

Online on

08.10.2001

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

18.9.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G07B 17/02

Application no.

88306277.0

Keywords:

Inventive step - (yes) after amendment

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 24.797K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T012097.20010918
T 0695/99 (Paper wrap machine/CMC) of 15.5.2001

Online on

08.10.2001

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

15.5.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B65B 25/14

Application no.

91830380.1

Keywords:

Oral submissions by a person accompanying the representative
Late submitted prior uses
Inventive steps (yes)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 51.378K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T069599.20010515
T 1029/96 (Bandlackierverfahren/BASF COATINGS) of 21.8.2001

Online on

05.10.2001

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

21.8.2001

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B05D 3/02

Application no.

90108630.6

Keywords:

Neuheit (ja) - Maßstab der zweifelsfreien Erkenntnis bei der Ermittlung des Offenbarungsgehalts eines Dokuments
Erfinderische Tätigkeit (ja) - nicht naheliegende Lösung der Aufgabe

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 35.622K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T102996.20010821
T 1088/96 () of 6.8.2001

Online on

05.10.2001

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

6.8.2001

Proc. language

DE

IPC

H01L 21/302

Application no.

92103772.7

Keywords:

Erfinderische Tätigkeit (bejaht)
Fehlerhafte Offenbarung des Stands der Technik

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 23.208K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T108896.20010806
T 0499/99 () of 12.9.2001

Online on

05.10.2001

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

12.9.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61F 13/15

Application no.

93901243.1

Keywords:

Inventive step (yes)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 28.751K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T049999.20010912
T 0022/98 (Cutter assembling means/AKV-ORTIC) of 1.10.2001

Online on

04.10.2001

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

1.10.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B23D 35/00

Application no.

89910698.3

Keywords:

Admissibility of opposition (yes)
Novelty (yes)
Inventive step (yes)

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 29.672K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T002298.20011001
J 0009/00 (Appeal deemed not filed/N.N.) of 20.8.2001

Online on

02.10.2001

Board

3.1.01

Decision date

20.8.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

-

Application no.

-

Keywords:

Appeal fee not paid in time
Request for re-establishment of rights - late filed - appeal late filed

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 17.624K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:J000900.20010820
J 0026/96 () of 25.9.2001

Online on

02.10.2001

Board

3.1.01

Decision date

25.9.2001

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B21D 43/05

Application no.

96102236.5

Keywords:

Formalprüfung, Ergänzung der Zeichnungen (nicht möglich) - Berücksichtigung der Prioritätsunterlagen (nicht möglich)

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 454.794K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:J002696.20010925
T 0143/99 () of 20.9.2001

Online on

02.10.2001

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

20.9.2001

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B29C 35/04

Application no.

93103516.6

Keywords:

Ursprüngliche Offenbarung (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit (ja)

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 26.376K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T014399.20010920
T 0280/99 (Tryptophan decarboxylase/CANADA) of 28.9.2001

Online on

02.10.2001

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

28.9.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12N 15/60

Application no.

90903729.3

Keywords:

Claim 1 - clarity (no)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 20.107K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T028099.20010928
D 0001/00 () of 24.7.2001

Online on

01.10.2001

Board

DBA

Decision date

24.7.2001

Proc. language

DE

IPC

-

Application no.

-

Keywords:

-

Distribution

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 384.543K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:D000100.20010724
T 0638/00 () of 18.9.2001

Online on

01.10.2001

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

18.9.2001

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F16J 15/34

Application no.

97101446.9

Keywords:

Erfinderische Tätigkeit (ja)
Zurückweisung nach erster Stellungnahme des Anmelders - wesentlicher Verfahrensmangel (nein)
Rückzahlung der Beschwerdegebühr (nein)

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 24.688K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T063800.20010918
T 0727/00 (Wasserfreie Waschmittel/COGNIS) of 22.6.2001

Online on

01.10.2001

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

22.6.2001

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C11D 1/83

Application no.

94906151.9

Keywords:

Hauptantrag - Kombination zweier Elemente aus zwei Gruppen (ursprünglich nicht offenbart)
Hilfsantrag - Stütze in der ursprünglichen Fassung (ja) - Zurückverweisung an Einspruchsabteilung

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 26.175K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T072700.20010622
T 0019/97 (Abtrennen von Alkoholen/COGNIS) of 31.7.2001

Online on

01.10.2001

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

31.7.2001

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C07H 15/04

Application no.

90914721.7

Keywords:

Zulässigkeit der Beschwerde (ja)
Übertragung der Einsprechendenstellung (ja)
Hauptantrag - Neuheit (verneint)
Hilfsantrag - Neuheit (bejaht)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit (bejaht)

Distribution

B

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 39.745K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T001997.20010731
T 0032/97 (Deleted tk-PRV vaccines/NOVAGENE) of 27.6.2001

Online on

01.10.2001

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

27.6.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 39/245

Application no.

84113424.0

Keywords:

Late filed documents - admitted
Correction of obvious errors in the claims - allowed
Added subject-matter - (no)
Extension of scope of protection - (no)
Claims clear and supported - (yes)
Sufficiency of disclosure - (yes)
Late raised objection to novelty - not allowed
Inventive step - (yes)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 61.938K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T003297.20010627
T 0675/99 () of 23.8.2001

Online on

01.10.2001

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

23.8.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B60R 13/08
F02B 77/13

Application no.

94111505.7

Keywords:

Inventive step (yes)
Prior use, evidence-substantiated (no)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 23.325K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T067599.20010823
T 1078/99 () of 2.8.2001

Online on

01.10.2001

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

2.8.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B60K 15/035

Application no.

93202608.1

Keywords:

Inventive step (yes)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 25.131K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T107899.20010802

September 2001

T 0082/00 () of 28.8.2001

Online on

28.09.2001

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

28.8.2001

Proc. language

FR

IPC

A01K 63/00

Application no.

94920518.1

Keywords:

Modifications inadmissibles
Répartition différentes des frais

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 26.461K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T008200.20010828
T 0768/01 () of 24.9.2001

Online on

28.09.2001

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

24.9.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F16K 17/04

Application no.

95115032.5

Keywords:

Right to be heard (yes) - passage of document not mentioned in the communication
Interlocutory decision reimbursement of appeal fee (no)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 16.813K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T076801.20010924
T 0056/97 ("Thiazide diuretics"/EURO-CELTIQUE) of 30.8.2001

Online on

28.09.2001

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

30.8.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 31/54

Application no.

84114906.5

Keywords:

Main request first and fourth auxiliary requests, novelty (no);
Second auxiliary request, contravention of Article 123(2) EPC;
Third auxiliary request, not acceptable under the terms of Articles 84, 123(2) and (3) EPC

Distribution

B

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 45.175K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T005697.20010830
T 0799/97 (Übertragung der Einsprechendenstellung/DIEBALL GMBH) of 4.7.2001

Online on

28.09.2001

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

4.7.2001

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B22C 15/02
B22C 15/08
B22C 15/14

Application no.

88108468.5

Keywords:

Übertragung der Einsprechendenstellung (anerkannt)
Wesentlicher Verfahrensmangel (verneint)

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 35.053K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T079997.20010704
T 1229/97 () of 4.7.2001

Online on

28.09.2001

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

4.7.2001

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B22C 15/02
B22C 15/08
B22C 15/14

Application no.

88108468.5

Keywords:

Entscheidung über die Beschwerde-Zurückverweisung (bejaht)
Rückzahlung der Beschwerdegebühr (bejaht)

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 23.784K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T122997.20010704
T 0392/98 () of 7.8.2001

Online on

28.09.2001

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

7.8.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08J 7/04

Application no.

93100018.6

Keywords:

Clarity (yes) - obvious interpretation
Novelty (yes) - no implicit disclosure
Inventive step (yes) - unobvious parameter

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 38.365K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T039298.20010807
T 0955/98 () of 28.6.2001

Online on

28.09.2001

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

28.6.2001

Proc. language

FR

IPC

H04N 1/00
H04N 1/32

Application no.

93401706.2

Keywords:

Activité inventive (non)

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Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 22.850K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T095598.20010628
T 0167/99 () of 7.8.2001

Online on

28.09.2001

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

7.8.2001

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F16L 11/08

Application no.

94116381.8

Keywords:

Erfinderische Tätigkeit (bejaht)

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Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 28.765K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T016799.20010807
T 0227/00 (Non-compliance with Article 102(4)/(5); revocation) of 20.9.2001

Online on

27.09.2001

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

20.9.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B60R 1/08

Application no.

87308999.9

Keywords:

-

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 17.650K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T022700.20010920
T 0495/01 () of 24.9.2001

Online on

27.09.2001

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

24.9.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B65H 67/06

Application no.

96115242.8

Keywords:

Amended feature derivable from the drawings - yes
Remittal - yes

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Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 21.867K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T049501.20010924
T 0429/96 (Serine protease inhibitors/AMGEN) of 31.5.2001

Online on

27.09.2001

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

31.5.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07K 7/10

Application no.

86900423.4

Keywords:

Admissibility of the grounds of opposition under Article 83 and 56 (yes)
Sufficiency of disclosure (yes)
Novelty (yes)
Inventive steps (yes)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 39.198K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T042996.20010531
T 1046/98 () of 5.7.2001

Online on

27.09.2001

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

5.7.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61F 2/08

Application no.

92104875.7

Keywords:

Insufficient disclosure (no)
Inventive step (yes)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 26.150K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T104698.20010705
T 1152/98 () of 4.9.2001

Online on

27.09.2001

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

4.9.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B29C 47/06

Application no.

91201931.2

Keywords:

Novelty (yes)
Inventive step (yes)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 25.838K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T115298.20010904
T 0212/99 () of 12.9.2001

Online on

27.09.2001

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

12.9.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H03J 7/18

Application no.

91302686.0

Keywords:

Alleged prior use - witness offered but not heard by opposition division
Remittal to opposition division

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C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 22.823K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T021299.20010912
T 0270/00 () of 18.9.2001

Online on

26.09.2001

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

18.9.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04N 7/20
H04B 7/15
H04N 7/08
H04N 7/10
H04H 3/00

Application no.

95915297.6

Keywords:

Novelty (no)

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C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 22.219K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T027000.20010918
T 0606/01 () of 18.9.2001

Online on

26.09.2001

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

18.9.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06G 5/06

Application no.

97916514.9

Keywords:

Missing statements of grounds

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Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 14.086K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T060601.20010918
T 0339/98 (Vitamin K-dependent proteins/ELI LILLY) of 18.9.2001

Online on

26.09.2001

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

18.9.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07K 3/20

Application no.

89310061.0

Keywords:

Main request - added matter (yes)
Auxiliary request - inventive step (no)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 35.124K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T033998.20010918
T 0989/98 (Antigenic conjugates/OHIO) of 18.9.2001

Online on

26.09.2001

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

18.9.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 39/00

Application no.

92921753.7

Keywords:

Novelty (no)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 25.201K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T098998.20010918
T 0791/99 () of 4.9.2001

Online on

26.09.2001

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

4.9.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B05C 1/14

Application no.

97110099.5

Keywords:

Inventive step - known element - new purpose

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 19.752K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T079199.20010904
T 1065/99 (Procedural violation/MÖLNLYCKE) of 19.9.2001

Online on

26.09.2001

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

19.9.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61L 15/58

Application no.

95936809.3

Keywords:

Adoption of International Preliminary Examination Report as only reasons for refusal of application under the EPC-substantial procedural vio lation - (in this case, no)
Violations of the right to be heard - substantial procedural violations (yes)
Remittal to first instance (yes)
Re-examination by differently composed examining division (yes)
Reimbursement of appeal fee - (yes)

Distribution

B

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 35.207K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T106599.20010919
T 0611/00 (Fresh case/EXXONMOBIL) of 18.9.2001

Online on

24.09.2001

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

18.9.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C10L 1/18

Application no.

93915731.9

Keywords:

Relevance of new evidence filed on appeal - (yes)
Fresh case-remittal to first instance - (yes)
Apportionment of costs - (no) - possibility of recovering costs in further first instance proceedings

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 20.780K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T061100.20010918
T 0928/96 (Chipkarte/SIEMENS) of 2.8.2001

Online on

24.09.2001

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

2.8.2001

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G07F 7/10

Application no.

93108119.4

Keywords:

Erfinderische Tätigkeit (nein)

Distribution

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Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 30.713K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T092896.20010802
T 0441/97 () of 10.8.2001

Online on

24.09.2001

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

10.8.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01P 15/08

Application no.

91302607.6

Keywords:

Inventive step - (yes)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 25.811K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T044197.20010810
T 0220/00 () of 30.7.2001

Online on

21.09.2001

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

30.7.2001

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F02D 41/40

Application no.

95101275.6

Keywords:

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (bejaht)

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 25.660K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T022000.20010730
T 0758/01 () of 14.9.2001

Online on

21.09.2001

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

14.9.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A23G 1/00

Application no.

94200204.9

Keywords:

Revocation of the European patent as consequence of the patentee's statement stating:

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 16.154K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T075801.20010914
T 0404/97 () of 3.9.2001

Online on

21.09.2001

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

3.9.2001

Proc. language

FR

IPC

G09G 3/18

Application no.

93401592.6

Keywords:

Art. 123(2) CBE : modifications - extension de l'objet de la demande (non)
Art. 56 CBE : activité inventive (oui)
Règle 67 CBE : remboursement de la taxe de recours (oui)

Distribution

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Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 24.879K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T040497.20010903
T 1008/98 () of 18.7.2001

Online on

21.09.2001

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

18.7.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B41M 3/14

Application no.

94500017.2

Keywords:

Admittance of an auxiliary request submitted during oral proceedings and referring to a claim containing a prima facie unclear feature (no)
Extension beyond the content of the application as filed (no)
Extension of the protection conferred (no)
Clarity (yes)
Novelty (yes)
Inventive step (yes)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 32.593K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T100898.20010718
T 0388/99 (Gélification/BONGRAIN) of 14.8.2001

Online on

21.09.2001

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

14.8.2001

Proc. language

FR

IPC

A23C 19/028

Application no.

92905742.0

Keywords:

Requête principale et requêtes subsidiaires 1 à 3 - nouveauté : non
Produit obtenu par le procédé ne possède aucune propriété le distinguant de l'état de la technique. Requête subsidiaire 4 - nouveauté : oui
Aucun gel de caséine divulgué dans les antériorités opposées
Renvoi à la première instance : oui - deux niveaux de juridiction pour les questions essentielles de brevetabilité

Distribution

C

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 30.662K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T038899.20010814
T 0016/97 () of 12.7.2001

Online on

20.09.2001

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

12.7.2001

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B32B 27/20

Application no.

88120883.9

Keywords:

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - nächstliegender Stand der Technik - Aufgabe und Lösung - keine naheliegende Lösung

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 41.457K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T001697.20010712
T 1094/97 () of 5.7.2001

Online on

20.09.2001

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

5.7.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01M 4/42
C22C 1/04

Application no.

92301309.8

Keywords:

Novelty (yes); Fe content specified as amounting to 1 ppm or less
Inventive step (yes); determination of closest prior art

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 53.409K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T109497.20010705
T 0121/99 () of 11.9.2001

Online on

20.09.2001

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

11.9.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G05B 19/404

Application no.

84304672.3

Keywords:

Revocation in effect requested by both parties - patent revoked

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 14.455K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T012199.20010911
T 0249/99 (Zementsuspension/RÖDL) of 1.8.2001

Online on

20.09.2001

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

1.8.2001

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C04B 28/02

Application no.

91101597.2

Keywords:

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - ja, nicht naheliegende Lösung einer technischen Aufgabe

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 25.916K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T024999.20010801
T 0347/98 () of 12.7.2001

Online on

19.09.2001

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

12.7.2001

Proc. language

FR

IPC

G09F 3/04
A01G 9/02

Application no.

91401753.8

Keywords:

Nouveauté et activité inventive (oui)
Remboursement de la taxe de recours en raison d'une interprétation jugée erronée d'un terme de la revendication 1 (non)

Distribution

C

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 37.647K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T034798.20010712
J 0016/99 (Correction of error/SWITCHED RELUCTANCE) of 3.9.2001

Online on

18.09.2001

Board

3.1.01

Decision date

3.9.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H02P 7/63

Application no.

94300156.0

Keywords:

Correction of error under Rule 88 EPC - after grant - no proceedings pending - correction under Rule 89 EPC
Formalities officer not competent to decide
Reimbursement of appeal fee (yes)

Distribution

B

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 414.139K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2001:J001699.20010903
T 1009/00 () of 14.9.2001

Online on

18.09.2001

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

14.9.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08G 18/02

Application no.

92111701.6

Keywords:

Examination of opposition - admissibility - (yes)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 36.546K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T100900.20010914
T 0638/01 () of 12.9.2001

Online on

18.09.2001

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

12.9.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H03K 17/95

Application no.

86103508.7

Keywords:

Inventive step - (yes)
Opposition division bound by decision of board of appeal in examination procedure - (no)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 25.496K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T063801.20010912
T 0278/96 () of 10.7.2001

Online on

18.09.2001

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

10.7.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61N 1/30

Application no.

91907364.3

Keywords:

Inventive step - (yes) after amendment

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 23.682K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T027896.20010710
T 0314/99 () of 21.6.2001

Online on

18.09.2001

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

21.6.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08F 10/00

Application no.

84303805.0

Keywords:

Authorisation of legal practitioner (yes)
Late submitted documents - not admitted
Public availability of prior art (
) - no, inadequate evidence
Unity of invention (no) - no issue in opposition
Inventive step (no)- part-invention obvious

Distribution

B

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 83.249K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T031499.20010621
T 0460/99 () of 30.8.2001

Online on

18.09.2001

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

30.8.2001

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C08K 7/00

Application no.

94117841.0

Keywords:

Berichtigung des Namens der Beschwerdeführerin (stattgegeben)
Neuheit (bejaht)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Aufgabe und Lösung (verneint)

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 38.955K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T046099.20010830
T 0130/97 () of 18.7.2001

Online on

17.09.2001

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

18.7.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61N 1/365

Application no.

89302973.6

Keywords:

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

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 42.625K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T013097.20010718
T 0479/97 (Expression system/NOVARTIS AG) of 6.9.2001

Online on

17.09.2001

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

6.9.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12N 15/60

Application no.

89810545.7

Keywords:

Right to priority - main request - part of claim 1 and claim 5 - (no) - auxiliary request - (yes)
Novelty - main and auxiliary requests - (yes)
Inventive step - main request (no) - auxiliary request (yes)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 40.522K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T047997.20010906
T 0154/99 () of 27.6.2001

Online on

17.09.2001

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

27.6.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G09F 13/04

Application no.

92924935.7

Keywords:

Inadmissible amendment in claims as granted - (no)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 26.326K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T015499.20010627
T 0940/96 (Virucidal/WAVE ENERGY SYSTEMS) of 11.9.2001

Online on

14.09.2001

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

11.9.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A01N 35/02

Application no.

89311852.1

Keywords:

Allowability of amendments to the claims - no
Subject-matter extending beyond the content of the applications as originally filed

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 16.807K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T094096.20010911
T 1172/00 (Restitutio/PROFESSIONAL GENERAL ELECTRONIC PRODUCTS P.G.E.P.) of 5.9.2001

Online on

13.09.2001

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

5.9.2001

Proc. language

FR

IPC

H01R 13/453

Application no.

96402249.5

Keywords:

Restitutio in integrum (non)
Recours pas considéré comme formé

Distribution

C

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 22.701K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T117200.20010905
T 0509/01 () of 7.9.2001

Online on

13.09.2001

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

7.9.2001

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G07B 17/04

Application no.

94250259.2

Keywords:

Anspruch klar - nach Änderung bejaht
Zurückverweisung an die erste Instanz

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 23.083K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T050901.20010907
T 0457/96 () of 30.7.2001

Online on

13.09.2001

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

30.7.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01P 5/06

Application no.

92304387.1

Keywords:

Inventive step (yes) - after amendment

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 29.678K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T045796.20010730
T 1087/97 (Second harmonic generation/SONY CORPORATION) of 3.9.2001

Online on

13.09.2001

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

3.9.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01S 3/108

Application no.

89301344.1

Keywords:

Inventive step (yes - after amendment)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 24.430K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T108797.20010903
T 1121/97 () of 22.8.2001

Online on

13.09.2001

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

22.8.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61B 5/055

Application no.

91916359.2

Keywords:

Inventive step (no)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 33.250K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T112197.20010822
T 0004/98 (Liposome Compositions) of 9.8.2001

Online on

13.09.2001

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

9.8.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 9/127

Application no.

90916409.7

Keywords:

"zweite medizinische Verwendung (verneint): keine Angabe einer therapeutischen Anwendung im Sinne des Artikels 52 (4) EPÜ"
"nichttherapeutisches Verfahren zur Herstellung einer Formulierung auf Liposomenbasis"
"Neuheit (bejaht): Verfahrensmerkmale nicht im Stand der Technik offenbart"
"erfinderische Tätigkeit (verneint): alternatives Verfahren zur Herstellung von Liposomenzusammensetzungen in naheliegender Weise aus dem Stand der Technik herleitbar"
"Verfahrensmängel (verneint): keine Rückzahlung der Beschwerdegebühr"

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Decision

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ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T000498.20010809
T 0004/98 (Liposome Compositions) of 9.8.2001

Online on

13.09.2001

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

9.8.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 9/127

Application no.

90916409.7

Keywords:

Keyword: "Second medical use (no): no indication of a therapeutic application within the meaning of Article 52(4)"
"Non-therapeutic process for the preparation of a liposome-based formulation"
"Novelty (yes): process features not disclosed in the state of the art"
"Inventive step (no): alternative process for preparing liposome compositions obviously derivable from the state of the art"
"Procedural violations (no): no reimbursement of appeal fee"

Distribution

Decision

No PDF available

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T000498.20010809
T 0004/98 (Liposome Compositions/SEQUUS) of 9.8.2001

Online on

13.09.2001

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

9.8.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 9/127

Application no.

90916409.7

Keywords:

Second medical use (no): no indication of a therapeutic application within the meaning of Article 52(4)
Non-therapeutic process for the preparation of a liposome-based formulation
Novelty (yes): process features not disclosed in the state of the art
Inventive step (no): alternative process for preparing liposome compositions obviously derivable from the state of the art
Procedural violations (no): no reimbursement of appeal fee

Distribution

A

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 52.000K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T000498.20010809
T 0004/98 (Liposome Compositions) of 9.8.2001

Online on

13.09.2001

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

9.8.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 9/127

Application no.

90916409.7

Keywords:

Procédé non thérapeutique de préparation d'une formulation à base de liposomes"
"Nouveauté (oui) : caractéristiques de procédé non divulguées dans l'état de la technique"
"Activité inventive (non) : autre procédé de préparation de compositions de liposomes pouvant être déduit de façon évidente de l'état de la technique"
"Vices de procédure (non) : pas de remboursement de la taxe de recours"

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ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T000498.20010809
T 0634/98 () of 13.9.2001

Online on

13.09.2001

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

13.9.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B41N 10/04

Application no.

88304575.9

Keywords:

Allowability of amendments (yes)
Sufficiency of disclosure (yes)
Novelty (main request, no; first auxiliary request, yes)
Inventive step (first auxiliary request, yes)

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 34.389K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T063498.20010913
T 0036/99 () of 6.9.2001

Online on

13.09.2001

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

6.9.2001

Proc. language

FR

IPC

B66C 13/06

Application no.

94400285.6

Keywords:

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

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Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 23.783K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T003699.20010906
T 0394/99 () of 6.9.2001

Online on

13.09.2001

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

6.9.2001

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B21B 37/00

Application no.

94104542.9

Keywords:

Rücknahme des Einspruchs während des Beschwerdeverfahrens
Neuheit (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit (ja)

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Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 23.849K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T039499.20010906
T 0759/99 () of 6.9.2001

Online on

13.09.2001

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

6.9.2001

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B65D 75/48
B65D 75/62

Application no.

94919679.4

Keywords:

Erfinderische Tätigkeit, nach Beschränkung (ja)

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C

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Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 25.393K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T075999.20010906
T 0830/99 () of 31.7.2001

Online on

13.09.2001

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

31.7.2001

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F16L 19/08
F16L 47/04

Application no.

92120370.9

Keywords:

Erfinderische Tätigkeit (ja)

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C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 22.147K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T083099.20010731
T 1031/99 () of 10.8.2001

Online on

13.09.2001

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

10.8.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01R 4/00

Application no.

92916689.0

Keywords:

Novelty - (yes)
Substantial procedural violation by peremptory refusal - (no)

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C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 35.117K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T103199.20010810
T 0952/95 () of 30.7.2001

Online on

12.09.2001

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

30.7.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G09G 1/14

Application no.

90312321.4

Keywords:

Inventive step (yes) - after amendment

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C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 25.533K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T095295.20010730
T 0809/96 (Procédé de thermoformage/ATOFINA) of 20.7.2001

Online on

12.09.2001

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

20.7.2001

Proc. language

FR

IPC

B29C 51/14

Application no.

89402287.0

Keywords:

Application de la règle 60(1) CBE (non) - pas de confirmation de la renonciation ou de l'extinction du brevet reçue de la part des autorités compétentes des Etats désignés
Admission d'une nouvelle revendication dépendante en application des règles 57(1) et 58(2) CBE (non)

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Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 20.355K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T080996.20010720
T 0449/98 () of 3.9.2001

Online on

12.09.2001

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

3.9.2001

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B41J 35/14

Application no.

89201084.4

Keywords:

Widerruf auf Antrag des Patentinhabers

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 14.624K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T044998.20010903
T 0295/01 (Aufgaben des Formalsachbearbeiters/GLAXO) of 7.9.2001

Online on

11.09.2001

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

7.9.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12Q 1/68

Application no.

94907826.5

Keywords:

Einspruchsverfahren
Zulässigkeit des Einspruchs
Zuständigkeit, zu entscheiden
Formalsachbearbeiter

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A

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 20.646K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T029501.20010907
T 0295/01 (Formalities officer duties/GLAXO) of 7.9.2001

Online on

11.09.2001

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

7.9.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12Q 1/68

Application no.

94907826.5

Keywords:

Opposition procedure
Admissibility of opposition
Competence to decide
Formalities officer

Distribution

A

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 18.457K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T029501.20010907
T 0295/01 (Formalities officer duties/GLAXO) of 7.9.2001

Online on

11.09.2001

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

7.9.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12Q 1/68

Application no.

94907826.5

Keywords:

Opposition procedure
Admissibility of opposition
Competence to decide
Formalities officer

Distribution

A

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 25.898K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T029501.20010907
T 0295/01 (Tâches de l'agent des formalités/GLAXO) of 7.9.2001

Online on

11.09.2001

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

7.9.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12Q 1/68

Application no.

94907826.5

Keywords:

Procédure d'opposition
Recevabilité de l'opposition
Compétence pour décider
Agent des formalités

Distribution

A

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 19.074K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T029501.20010907
T 0294/96 (Continous release pharmaceutical compositions/SYNGENTA LTD.) of 28.2.2001

Online on

11.09.2001

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

28.2.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 37/02

Application no.

82300416.3

Keywords:

Added subject-matter (no)
Extension of the scope of protection (no)
Sufficiency of disclosure (yes)
Inventive step - last main request (yes)

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Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 35.277K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T029496.20010228
T 0820/97 () of 1.8.2001

Online on

11.09.2001

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

1.8.2001

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A61N 1/36

Application no.

87102950.0

Keywords:

EPÜ Art. 102(3) Aufrechterhaltung in geändertem Umfang

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C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 29.934K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T082097.20010801
T 0834/97 () of 30.7.2001

Online on

11.09.2001

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

30.7.2001

Proc. language

FR

IPC

H01S 3/223

Application no.

89402615.2

Keywords:

Art. 100 a) CBE, motifs d'opposition - non-brevetabilité
Art. 102(1) CBE, révocation - pour des raisons de fond

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Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 30.360K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T083497.20010730
T 1142/97 (Alkylhalosilanes/DOW CORNING CORPORATION) of 18.7.2001

Online on

11.09.2001

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

18.7.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07F 7/16

Application no.

86308369.7

Keywords:

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

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 38.354K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T114297.20010718
T 0288/98 (Chroman esters/PFIZER) of 7.8.2001

Online on

11.09.2001

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

7.8.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07D 311/58

Application no.

91301891.7

Keywords:

Inventive step (no) - obvious to try with a reasonable expectation of success

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 31.979K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T028898.20010807
T 0374/98 () of 12.7.2001

Online on

11.09.2001

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

12.7.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C03B 37/05

Application no.

92902262.2

Keywords:

Sufficiency of disclosure (yes)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 31.128K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T037498.20010712
T 0019/99 () of 11.9.2001

Online on

11.09.2001

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

11.9.2001

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B21B 1/18
B21B 31/08

Application no.

90122276.0

Keywords:

Prüfung des Einspruchs - Zulässigkeit (bejaht)
Entscheidung über die Beschwerde-Zurückverweisung (bejaht)

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 37.888K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T001999.20010911
T 0321/99 () of 18.7.2001

Online on

11.09.2001

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

18.7.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61M 1/16

Application no.

92915643.8

Keywords:

Inventive step (yes, after amendments)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 27.728K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T032199.20010718
T 0768/99 () of 12.7.2001

Online on

11.09.2001

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

12.7.2001

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F16C 29/00
F16C 29/04
F16C 29/06

Application no.

94912546.2

Keywords:

Erfinderische Tätigkeit (ja, nach Änderung)

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 22.752K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T076899.20010712
T 0866/99 () of 8.5.2001

Online on

11.09.2001

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

8.5.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F23Q 7/00

Application no.

94100446.7

Keywords:

Clarity of amendments (yes)
Disclosure - sufficiency (yes)
Novelty and inventive step - (yes) after amendment

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 64.921K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T086699.20010508
T 1187/00 () of 5.9.2001

Online on

10.09.2001

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

5.9.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

D21H 21/48

Application no.

94300264.2

Keywords:

Missing statement of grounds

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 14.274K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T118700.20010905
T 0231/01 () of 5.9.2001

Online on

10.09.2001

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

5.9.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61F 13/15

Application no.

96830343.8

Keywords:

Sufficiency of disclosure (yes)
Characterisation of a product by parameters - clarity (yes)
Novelty (yes)
Inventive step (yes)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 35.438K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T023101.20010905
T 0774/95 () of 6.8.2001

Online on

10.09.2001

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

6.8.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G21F 9/00

Application no.

85104737.3

Keywords:

Added subject-matter (yes)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 21.563K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T077495.20010806
T 0911/95 (Medicinal composition/3i RESEARCH) of 9.1.2001

Online on

10.09.2001

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

9.1.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 37/18

Application no.

86905335.5

Keywords:

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

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 37.079K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T091195.20010109
T 0383/97 (Hepatitis C-Virus/ROCHE) of 2.5.2001

Online on

10.09.2001

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

2.5.2001

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C12N 15/51

Application no.

92902118.6

Keywords:

Hauptantrag, Neuheit (nein)
Hilfsantrag, Neuheit (ja)

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 33.564K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T038397.20010502
T 0464/97 (Osmotic Agents/RESEARCH CORPORATION TECHNOLOGIES) of 25.7.2001

Online on

10.09.2001

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

25.7.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 37/18

Application no.

86112307.3

Keywords:

Claims as maintained by the opposition division - sufficiency of disclosure (yes)
Novelty (yes)
Inventive step (no)
First and second auxiliary requests - inventive step (no)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 50.196K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T046497.20010725
T 0405/97 (Real-time imaging away/THE UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN et. al.) of 8.8.2001

Online on

07.09.2001

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

8.8.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01T 1/24

Application no.

90914602.9

Keywords:

Inventive step (no - main request)
Subject-matter extending beyond the content of the application as filed (yes - all auxiliary requests)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 33.467K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T040597.20010808
T 0623/96 () of 26.7.2001

Online on

05.09.2001

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

26.7.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B01D 53/34

Application no.

92100746.4

Keywords:

Main request and auxiliary requests 1A to 2A: inventive step (no); obvious combination of prior art teaching with expected effects
Auxiliary requests 3A to 4A: inventive step (no); routine optimisation of process parameters

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 35.266K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T062396.20010726
T 0080/97 (Food grade white oil/ATLANTIC RICHFIELD) of 8.8.2001

Online on

04.09.2001

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

8.8.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C10G 65/08

Application no.

91301780.2

Keywords:

Inventive step - no (solution of the technical problem implicitly suggested in the prior art)
Right to be heard - yes (decision taken in oral proceedings not attended by the patentee)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 31.760K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T008097.20010808
T 1042/98 () of 17.7.2001

Online on

04.09.2001

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

17.7.2001

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B60H 1/00
B60H 1/24

Application no.

93110565.4

Keywords:

Verspätet vorgebrachte Tatsachen und Beweismittel - Beschwerde
Änderungen - Einspruchsverfahren

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 23.201K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T104298.20010717
T 0448/00 (Restitutio/BRITISH NUCLEAR FUELS) of 26.7.2001

Online on

03.09.2001

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

26.7.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G21F 5/14

Application no.

95919565.2

Keywords:

Restitutio - all due care - no
Supervision of an assistant - not sufficient
Isolated mistake - no

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 24.210K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T044800.20010726
T 1103/98 () of 19.6.2001

Online on

03.09.2001

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

19.6.2001

Proc. language

DE

IPC

D01G 15/24

Application no.

89117009.4

Keywords:

Unzulässige Erweiterung - nein
Klarheit und Ausführbarkeit - ja
Neuheit und erfinderische Tätigkeit - ja

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 32.163K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T110398.20010619
W 0015/01 () of 31.7.2001

Online on

03.09.2001

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

31.7.2001

Proc. language

DE

IPC

H03H 9/02

Application no.

-

Keywords:

Rückzahlung der zusätzlich entrichteten Prüfungsgebühr und der Widerspruchsgebühr (nein: keine gemeinsame erfinderische Aufgabenstellung)
Neue Dokumente in der Überprüfung des Widerspruchs - nicht berücksichtigt
Neue Ansprüche nicht geprüft

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 24.144K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2001:W001501.20010731

August 2001

T 0944/97 () of 2.8.2001

Online on

31.08.2001

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

2.8.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C22F 1/043

Application no.

91117216.1

Keywords:

Inventive step (no)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 28.188K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T094497.20010802
T 0460/98 (Article d'écriture/CONTE) of 2.5.2001

Online on

31.08.2001

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

2.5.2001

Proc. language

FR

IPC

B43K 8/06

Application no.

92401454.1

Keywords:

Nouveauté (oui)
Activité inventive (oui)

Distribution

C

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 34.772K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T046098.20010502
T 0026/00 () of 30.8.2001

Online on

30.08.2001

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

30.8.2001

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B60T 8/36

Application no.

94111087.6

Keywords:

Einspruchsgründe - mangelnde Neuheit
Einspruchsgründe - mangelnde erfinderische Tätigkeit
Änderungen - Erweiterung (bejaht)

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 26.988K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T002600.20010830
T 1049/96 (Selective desorption/XEROX) of 23.8.2001

Online on

30.08.2001

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

23.8.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01L 21/20

Application no.

91305737.8

Keywords:

Clarity (yes)
Essential features of the invention in the claim (yes)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 27.610K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T104996.20010823
T 0658/99 () of 5.7.2001

Online on

30.08.2001

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

5.7.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B21D 7/024
B21D 7/16

Application no.

93830093.6

Keywords:

Sufficiency of disclosure (yes)
Extension of subject-matter (no)

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 29.401K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T065899.20010705
T 0936/99 () of 4.7.2001

Online on

30.08.2001

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

4.7.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B62D 7/18
B21K 1/74

Application no.

93104402.8

Keywords:

Inventive step (yes)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 26.009K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T093699.20010704
T 0235/01 () of 1.8.2001

Online on

29.08.2001

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

1.8.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08J 5/00

Application no.

93113296.3

Keywords:

Missing Statement of Grounds

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 14.374K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T023501.20010801
T 0627/98 () of 10.7.2001

Online on

29.08.2001

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

10.7.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F23C 6/04
F23C 9/00
F23L 7/00
C03B 5/235

Application no.

93112436.6

Keywords:

Novelty (yes) - no implicit disclosure
Inventive step - non-obvious combination of known features

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 30.363K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T062798.20010710
T 0876/98 () of 16.8.2001

Online on

29.08.2001

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

16.8.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B09B 3/00
E21B 43/26
E21B 43/00

Application no.

93870232.1

Keywords:

Claims - clarity (yes, after amendment)
Decision re appeal - remittal (yes)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 18.293K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T087698.20010816
T 0958/98 (Lactam/BIOCHEMIE) of 9.8.2001

Online on

29.08.2001

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

9.8.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07D 499/12

Application no.

91100696.3

Keywords:

Extension beyond the content of the application as filed (no) - after amendmendment

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 19.864K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T095898.20010809
T 0003/99 () of 21.8.2001

Online on

29.08.2001

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

21.8.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B22C 1/18

Application no.

94305549.1

Keywords:

Inventive step - additional effect

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 23.440K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T000399.20010821
T 0487/99 () of 8.8.2001

Online on

29.08.2001

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

8.8.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B24C 1/00
H01L 21/00
B24C 3/22

Application no.

94480037.4

Keywords:

Inventive step - neighbouring field

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 22.860K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T048799.20010808
T 0671/99 () of 30.5.2001

Online on

29.08.2001

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

30.5.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H05K 1/03

Application no.

90905900.8

Keywords:

Implicit disclosure (yes)
Inventive step (yes)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 44.588K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T067199.20010530
T 0299/97 (Hydrocracking catalyst/UOP) of 6.6.2001

Online on

28.08.2001

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

6.6.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C10G 47/16

Application no.

90100067.9

Keywords:

Sufficiency - yes (measured value independent of particular measuring conditions)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 30.163K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T029997.20010606
T 0394/97 (Pulp bleaching/KVAERNER) of 27.6.2001

Online on

28.08.2001

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

27.6.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

D21C 9/10

Application no.

91903930.5

Keywords:

Inventive step - no (diverging effects - prior art contains a guidance for combining various features in order to compensate for unavoidable brightness loss)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 32.024K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T039497.20010627
T 0052/98 (Binder pitch/REILLY) of 14.8.2001

Online on

28.08.2001

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

14.8.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C10C 3/02

Application no.

93904939.1

Keywords:

Novelty - yes (boiling temperature of liquid mixture not equivalent to vapour phase temperature)
Inventive step - yes (non-obvious alternative)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 25.770K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T005298.20010814
T 0458/98 () of 8.8.2001

Online on

28.08.2001

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

8.8.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B05C 21/00
B05B 15/04

Application no.

89870134.7

Keywords:

Novelty (no)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 25.393K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T045898.20010808
T 0503/98 () of 5.7.2001

Online on

28.08.2001

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

5.7.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B01D 53/04

Application no.

90314235.4

Keywords:

Main request: inventive step (no) - obvious to try
Auxiliary request: inventive step (yes) - non obvious modification

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 39.011K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T050398.20010705
T 0277/99 () of 16.8.2001

Online on

28.08.2001

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

16.8.2001

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F25D 11/02
F25B 5/00

Application no.

93117985.7

Keywords:

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - nach Änderung (ja)

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 26.803K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T027799.20010816
T 0625/99 () of 26.6.2001

Online on

28.08.2001

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

26.6.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F23C 11/02
F22B 31/00
B01J 8/24

Application no.

93924631.0

Keywords:

Novelty and inventive step (yes)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 29.016K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T062599.20010626
T 0241/01 () of 3.8.2001

Online on

27.08.2001

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

3.8.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B65H 59/38

Application no.

92915687.5

Keywords:

Missing statement of grounds

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 14.991K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T024101.20010803
T 0685/99 () of 31.5.2001

Online on

27.08.2001

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

31.5.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08L 27/18

Application no.

90905902.4

Keywords:

Implicit disclosure (yes)
Novelty (yes)
Inventive step (yes)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 40.655K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T068599.20010531
T 0798/00 (Ambulatory fluid delivery system/SHERWOOD MEDICAL COMPANY) of 16.7.2001

Online on

23.08.2001

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

16.7.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61M 5/142

Application no.

92910842.1

Keywords:

Substantiation/admissibility of opposition (yes)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 24.463K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T079800.20010716
T 0397/99 () of 31.5.2001

Online on

23.08.2001

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

31.5.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B66B 19/00
B66B 7/02

Application no.

90311783.6

Keywords:

Admissibility of the opposition (yes)
Remittal of the case to the first instance for further decision on the unexamined issue of patentability

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 28.346K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T039799.20010531
T 0730/99 () of 11.5.2001

Online on

23.08.2001

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

11.5.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B31B 23/00

Application no.

96911055.0

Keywords:

Novelty and inventive step: yes, after amendments

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 24.984K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T073099.20010511
T 0831/96 () of 5.7.2001

Online on

22.08.2001

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

5.7.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01L 23/498

Application no.

91103752.1

Keywords:

Inventive step (no) - objective problem

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 28.047K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T083196.20010705
T 0442/98 () of 26.6.2001

Online on

21.08.2001

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

26.6.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B41J 13/076

Application no.

92303103.3

Keywords:

Inventive step (yes)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 29.849K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T044298.20010626
T 0407/99 () of 10.7.2001

Online on

17.08.2001

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

10.7.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B41M 5/00

Application no.

93100467.5

Keywords:

Novelty (yes)
Inventive step (yes)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 36.843K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T040799.20010710
T 1011/99 () of 22.6.2001

Online on

17.08.2001

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

22.6.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04N 5/232

Application no.

94116267.9

Keywords:

Inventive step (yes)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 24.372K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T101199.20010622
T 0547/96 (Paint System /VAN WIJHE) of 20.12.2000

Online on

16.08.2001

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

20.12.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C09D 7/14

Application no.

88202206.4

Keywords:

Amendments - added subject-matter (yes) - extension of protection conferred (yes)
Reimbursement of appeal fee (no)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 29.021K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T054796.20001220
T 1014/98 (Steuerung/KRAMPE) of 25.7.2001

Online on

16.08.2001

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

25.7.2001

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A23P 1/16

Application no.

90108429.3

Keywords:

Offenbarung der Erfindung - nein - Steuerungsverfahren bleibt dem Fachmann verborgen

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 36.083K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T101498.20010725
T 0705/99 () of 10.8.2001

Online on

16.08.2001

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

10.8.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G07B 17/02

Application no.

92104694.2

Keywords:

New prior art cited on appeal - remittal to first instance requested by proprietor and opponents without oral proceedings
Apportionment of costs (no)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 17.084K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T070599.20010810
T 0805/95 (Methacrylic acid/SUMITOMO et al) of 17.7.2001

Online on

14.08.2001

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

17.7.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07C 57/04

Application no.

89306981.5

Keywords:

Inventive step (no) - obvious alternative process

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 28.211K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T080595.20010717
T 0482/97 (Filter cartridge/AMWAY) of 16.7.2001

Online on

13.08.2001

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

16.7.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B01D 27/10

Application no.

94301072.8

Keywords:

Clarity - no
Support by description - no
Reimbursement of appeal fee - no

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 25.564K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T048297.20010716
T 1015/99 () of 17.5.2001

Online on

13.08.2001

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

17.5.2001

Proc. language

DE

IPC

E04D 5/12
E04D 1/36
E04D 13/14

Application no.

94928260.2

Keywords:

Erfinderische Tätigkeit (anerkannt)

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 30.424K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T101599.20010517
T 0436/00 () of 18.7.2001

Online on

10.08.2001

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

18.7.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 9/70

Application no.

94923905.7

Keywords:

Admissibility: yes - situation comparable to the case where the opposition is withdrawn after revocation of the patent
Main request: no - undisclosed combination of features
First auxiliary request - yes - remittal
Right to be heard: yes - party absent at the oral proceedings sharing the same interests as the patentee

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 45.481K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T043600.20010718
T 0778/00 (Beschwerdeschrift/INAUEN) of 6.7.2001

Online on

10.08.2001

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

6.7.2001

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B65B 31/02

Application no.

93911720.6

Keywords:

Beschwerdeschrift - Abbuchungsauftrag nicht ausreichend
Rechtsmittelbelehrung - lückenhaft (nein)
Vertrauensschutz (nein)
Nachfrist (nein)

Distribution

A

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 19.946K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T077800.20010706
T 0778/00 (Beschwerdeschrift/INAUEN) of 6.7.2001

Online on

10.08.2001

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

6.7.2001

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B65B 31/02

Application no.

93911720.6

Keywords:

Beschwerdeschrift - Abbuchungsauftrag nicht ausreichend
Rechtsmittelbelehrung - lückenhaft (nein)
Vertrauensschutz (nein)
Nachfrist (nein)

Distribution

A

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 32.211K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T077800.20010706
T 0778/00 (Notice of appeal/INAUEN) of 6.7.2001

Online on

10.08.2001

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

6.7.2001

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B65B 31/02

Application no.

93911720.6

Keywords:

Notice of appeal - debit order not suuficient
Communication of possibility of appeal - deficient (no)
Protection of legitimate expectations (no)
Period of grace (no)

Distribution

A

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 18.586K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T077800.20010706
T 0778/00 (Acte de recours/INAUEN) of 6.7.2001

Online on

10.08.2001

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

6.7.2001

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B65B 31/02

Application no.

93911720.6

Keywords:

Acte de recours - Remise d'un ordre de débit - insuffisante
Indication des voies de recours - incomplète (non)
Protection de la confiance légitime (non)
Délai supplémentaire (non)

Distribution

A

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 21.317K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T077800.20010706
T 0926/96 () of 28.6.2001

Online on

10.08.2001

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

28.6.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01L 21/66

Application no.

91115551.3

Keywords:

Inventive step (no)
Obvious combination of known features

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 47.254K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T092696.20010628
T 1061/98 () of 17.7.2001

Online on

10.08.2001

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

17.7.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08G 69/10

Application no.

94113247.4

Keywords:

Obviousness (no) - special reaction mechanism

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 702.655K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T106198.20010717
T 0704/99 () of 7.5.2001

Online on

10.08.2001

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

7.5.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01N 27/83
G01N 27/90
G01N 27/82

Application no.

93202794.9

Keywords:

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

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 56.568K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T070499.20010507
D 0007/98 () of 7.8.2001

Online on

09.08.2001

Board

DBA

Decision date

7.8.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

-

Application no.

-

Keywords:

-

Distribution

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 177.736K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:D000798.20010807
T 0264/97 () of 17.7.2001

Online on

09.08.2001

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

17.7.2001

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G07B 17/02

Application no.

90810166.0

Keywords:

Neuheit (bejaht)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit (bejaht)

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 43.492K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T026497.20010717
T 0703/97 () of 10.7.2001

Online on

09.08.2001

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

10.7.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01L 29/06

Application no.

93110092.9

Keywords:

Main request: inventive step (no - obvious option)
Determination of the objective technical problem
Auxiliary request - inventive step (yes)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 62.396K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T070397.20010710
T 0362/98 () of 9.5.2001

Online on

09.08.2001

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

9.5.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

D04H 1/54

Application no.

91109987.7

Keywords:

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

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 51.479K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T036298.20010509
T 0522/98 () of 3.5.2001

Online on

09.08.2001

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

3.5.2001

Proc. language

FR

IPC

A61K 7/00

Application no.

93904076.2

Keywords:

Forme du recours - recevable (oui) - irrecevabilité partielle (non)
Nouveauté - (oui) après modification)
Activité inventive - (oui) après modification - problème et solution

Distribution

C

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 113.256K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T052298.20010503
T 0442/99 () of 19.7.2001

Online on

09.08.2001

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

19.7.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G04G 15/00

Application no.

91100029.7

Keywords:

Inventive step (yes)

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 48.622K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T044299.20010719
T 0627/99 () of 25.7.2001

Online on

09.08.2001

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

25.7.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G11B 33/02

Application no.

91310933.6

Keywords:

Inventive step (no)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 35.443K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T062799.20010725
T 0296/00 () of 20.6.2001

Online on

07.08.2001

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

20.6.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B29C 71/04

Application no.

93923812.7

Keywords:

Novelty; main request, first auxiliary request (no)
Extension; second auxiliary request (yes)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 26.558K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T029600.20010620
T 0910/96 () of 1.8.2001

Online on

07.08.2001

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

1.8.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B01F 1/00

Application no.

90912009.9

Keywords:

Amendments - added subject-matter (yes)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 18.550K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T091096.20010801
T 0998/97 (Perfumed products/QUEST) of 11.7.2001

Online on

07.08.2001

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

11.7.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 7/00

Application no.

91200560.0

Keywords:

Patent revoked on ground of insufficiency; insufficiency alleged but not supported; Burden of proof; Determination of functionally defined ingredients of a composition of matter: no undue burden; alternatives to explicitly disclosed ingredients available on the basis of the disclosure in the specification

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 36.392K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T099897.20010711
T 0209/98 (Phenylcyclohexane/MERCK) of 26.6.2001

Online on

07.08.2001

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

26.6.2001

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C07C 25/13

Application no.

90912038.8

Keywords:

Erfinderische Tätigkeit (nein) - verbesserte Wirkung nicht glaubhaft gemacht - naheliegende Lösung

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 198.518K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T020998.20010626
T 0545/98 () of 26.6.2001

Online on

07.08.2001

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

26.6.2001

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B60T 11/232
B60T 11/20

Application no.

93911474.0

Keywords:

Hauptantrag - erfinderische Tätigkeit (verneint)
Hilfsantrag - Neuheit, erfinderische Tätigkeit (bejaht)

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 47.794K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T054598.20010626
T 0913/98 () of 10.7.2001

Online on

07.08.2001

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

10.7.2001

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B60G 21/05

Application no.

95110207.8

Keywords:

Erfinderische Tätigkeit (verneint)

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 37.851K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T091398.20010710
T 1145/98 (Gas drying apparatus/KNORR) of 24.7.2001

Online on

07.08.2001

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

24.7.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B01D 53/26

Application no.

93309138.1

Keywords:

Amendment not allowable under Article 123(2)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 23.550K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T114598.20010724
T 0857/00 () of 1.6.2001

Online on

06.08.2001

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

1.6.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01Q 1/12

Application no.

93905538.0

Keywords:

Inventive step (yes)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 25.259K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T085700.20010601
T 0480/99 () of 1.8.2001

Online on

06.08.2001

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

1.8.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

D01G 19/26

Application no.

93201580.3

Keywords:

Amendments derivable from the application as filed - yes
Inventive step - no

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 23.978K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T048099.20010801
T 0258/00 () of 3.7.2001

Online on

03.08.2001

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

3.7.2001

Proc. language

DE

IPC

E06B 9/15

Application no.

90117517.4

Keywords:

Erfinderische Tätigkeit (ja)

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 32.105K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T025800.20010703
T 0656/00 () of 12.7.2001

Online on

03.08.2001

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

12.7.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B24C 1/00
H01L 21/00
B24C 3/22

Application no.

94480134.9

Keywords:

Basis of decision - patentee (agreement of)
Decision re appeal - remittal (yes)
Reimbursement of the appeal fee (yes)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T065600.20010712
T 1198/00 () of 17.7.2001

Online on

03.08.2001

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

17.7.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

D02G 3/32

Application no.

94307518.4

Keywords:

Missing Statement of Grounds

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 14.419K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T119800.20010717
T 0713/96 (Arsenic trihydride/SUMITOMO) of 18.5.2001

Online on

03.08.2001

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

18.5.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01L 21/205

Application no.

90300967.8

Keywords:

Inventive step (no)

Distribution

C

Decision

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ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T071396.20010518
T 0671/97 (Prismatic structure/AT&T) of 19.7.2001

Online on

03.08.2001

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

19.7.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01L 25/11

Application no.

91308391.1

Keywords:

Clarity (no)
Novelty (no)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 21.873K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T067197.20010719
T 0047/98 () of 3.5.2001

Online on

03.08.2001

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

3.5.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61F 13/15

Application no.

91118538.7

Keywords:

Novelty (yes)
Inventive step (no)
Main request filed at oral proceedings - admitted
Second auxiliary request filed at oral proceedings - not admitted because not clearly allowable
Referral of two questions to the Enlarged Board of Appeal (no)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T004798.20010503
T 0688/98 () of 8.6.2001

Online on

03.08.2001

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

8.6.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

D06F 39/02

Application no.

91311313.0

Keywords:

Sufficiency of disclosure - yes
Novelty and inventive step - yes

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 25.439K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T068898.20010608
T 0402/99 () of 10.7.2001

Online on

03.08.2001

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

10.7.2001

Proc. language

DE

IPC

D01H 9/18

Application no.

91101966.9

Keywords:

Zulässigkeit der Änderungen - ja
Neuheit und erfinderische Tätigkeit - ja
Änderung der Beschreibung auf Antrag der Einsprechenden - nein

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C

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Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 45.842K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T040299.20010710
T 0461/99 () of 19.7.2001

Online on

03.08.2001

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

19.7.2001

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F01N 7/00

Application no.

93111479.7

Keywords:

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

Distribution

D

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Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 35.604K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T046199.20010719
T 0476/99 () of 19.12.2000

Online on

03.08.2001

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

19.12.2000

Proc. language

FR

IPC

F25J 3/04

Application no.

93402907.5

Keywords:

Activité inventive (non)

Distribution

C

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 34.310K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T047699.20001219
T 0873/97 (Glass-ceramic/CORNING) of 28.6.2001

Online on

02.08.2001

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

28.6.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C03C 10/12

Application no.

91100155.0

Keywords:

Sufficiency of disclosure (yes)
Inventive step (yes)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 45.671K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T087397.20010628
T 0743/98 (Target proteins/PHARMING) of 11.7.2001

Online on

02.08.2001

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

11.7.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12N 15/00

Application no.

88301112.4

Keywords:

Main request - Inventive step (no)
Auxiliary request - clarity (no)
Sufficiency of disclosure (no)

Distribution

C

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 34.743K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T074398.20010711
T 0688/99 () of 11.7.2001

Online on

02.08.2001

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

11.7.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08L 71/12

Application no.

91904109.5

Keywords:

Amendments - broadening of claims (yes) (main request)
Novelty (no) (auxiliary request)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 34.590K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T068899.20010711
T 0141/01 () of 26.7.2001

Online on

01.08.2001

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

26.7.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B32B 15/08

Application no.

93110051.5

Keywords:

Missing Statement of Grounds

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D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 18.756K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T014101.20010726
T 0076/96 () of 24.7.2001

Online on

01.08.2001

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

24.7.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01J 37/34

Application no.

91300566.6

Keywords:

Clarity - (yes, after amendment)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 23.800K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T007696.20010724
T 0602/96 (Paucilamellar lipid vesicles/MICRO VESICULAR SYSTEMS) of 28.6.2001

Online on

01.08.2001

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

28.6.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 9/127

Application no.

88903062.3

Keywords:

Sufficient disclosure of the invention - no - skilled person entirely confused

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C

Decision

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ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T060296.20010628
T 0965/97 () of 3.7.2001

Online on

01.08.2001

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

3.7.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01N 21/89

Application no.

89308534.0

Keywords:

Inventive step (main request: no, 1st subsidiary request: yes)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 37.189K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T096597.20010703
T 0642/98 () of 25.4.2001

Online on

01.08.2001

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

25.4.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B29C 55/12

Application no.

93908096.6

Keywords:

Support (yes)
Novelty (yes)
Inventive step (yes)

Distribution

C

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 36.680K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T064298.20010425

July 2001

T 0354/00 () of 27.6.2001

Online on

31.07.2001

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

27.6.2001

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F02D 9/10

Application no.

95115332.9

Keywords:

Zulässigkeit der Beschwerde - bejaht
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - verneint

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 33.449K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T035400.20010627
T 0446/97 () of 22.6.2001

Online on

31.07.2001

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

22.6.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A63B 69/36

Application no.

92911409.8

Keywords:

Novelty (yes)
Remittal to first instance for further prosecution

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 37.038K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T044697.20010622
T 0699/96 () of 18.7.2001

Online on

30.07.2001

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

18.7.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01L 21/306

Application no.

90309073.6

Keywords:

Inventive step (yes)
No reasonable expectation of success

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 32.592K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T069996.20010718
T 1009/96 (Alcatel N.V.) of 31.5.2001

Online on

30.07.2001

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

31.5.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01S 3/06

Application no.

90203494.1

Keywords:

EPC Art. 100(a): Opposition grounds - lack of patentability
EPC Art. 102(1): Revocation - on substantive grounds

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 49.594K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T100996.20010531
T 0400/97 (Immunoglobulins/CELLTECH) of 24.5.2000

Online on

30.07.2001

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

24.5.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12N 15/63

Application no.

84301996.9

Keywords:

Oral presentation - state of the art (no)
Main request - sufficiency of disclosure (no)
First auxiliary request - sufficiency of disclosure (yes)
First auxiliary request - priority right (yes)
First auxiliary request - novelty and inventive step (yes)-not disputed

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 109.452K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T040097.20000524
T 1160/97 () of 4.7.2001

Online on

30.07.2001

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

4.7.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G07B 17/02

Application no.

90303757.0

Keywords:

Inventive step - yes

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 53.519K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T116097.20010704
T 1212/97 (Immunoglobulin preparations/GENENTECH) of 14.5.2001

Online on

30.07.2001

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

14.5.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12N 15/13

Application no.

84302368.0

Keywords:

Oral presentation - state of the art (no)
Main request - claim 1 - sufficiency of disclosure (no)
Main request - claim 16 - novelty (no)
First auxiliary request - claim 1- sufficiency of disclosure (no)
Second auxiliary request - novelty (yes)
Inventive step (yes)
Adaptation of the description

Distribution

B

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 82.978K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T121297.20010514
J 0021/00 (National basic fee/HERNANDEZ) of 5.7.2001

Online on

27.07.2001

Board

3.1.01

Decision date

5.7.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F25C 1/14

Application no.

97919410.7

Keywords:

Legal remedy in case of non-observance of the time-limit pursuant to Rule 85a EPC (none)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 18.643K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2001:J002100.20010705
J 0014/96 (FEES/N.N.) of 26.6.2001

Online on

27.07.2001

Board

3.1.01

Decision date

26.6.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

-

Application no.

-

Keywords:

-

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 485.302K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2001:J001496.20010626
T 0666/95 (Mittel zur Therapie von Hämophilie A/AVENTIS BEHRING GMBH) of 14.2.2001

Online on

27.07.2001

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

14.2.2001

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A61K 37/64

Application no.

87110539.1

Keywords:

Neuheit (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit (ja)

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 67.570K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T066695.20010214
T 1067/96 (Extemporaneous Kit/TEIJIN) of 17.5.2001

Online on

27.07.2001

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

17.5.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 9/107

Application no.

88907808.5

Keywords:

Novelty: yes; not contested
Main request, auxiliary requests I to V
Inventive step: no
Auxiliary request VI
Sufficiency of disclosure: yes
Inventive step: yes
Contradiction between the description and the amended claims: remittal to the first instance for further prosection
Examination of compliance with Article 84 EPC

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 89.869K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T106796.20010517
T 0565/97 (Polyesters lubricants/IDEMITSU KOSAN) of 12.6.2001

Online on

27.07.2001

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

12.6.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C10M 105/38

Application no.

90916360.2

Keywords:

Correction of the description as originally filed - admitted (yes) - obvious error
Support of the claims in the application as originally filed (after correction) (yes)
Inventive step (yes) - non obvious solution

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 63.595K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T056597.20010612
T 0859/98 () of 28.6.2001

Online on

27.07.2001

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

28.6.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01J 37/317

Application no.

90308259.2

Keywords:

Inventive step (no)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 63.896K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T085998.20010628
T 0639/99 () of 28.6.2001

Online on

26.07.2001

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

28.6.2001

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B41N 7/06

Application no.

92106398.8

Keywords:

Erfinderische Tätigkeit (ja)

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 37.343K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T063999.20010628
T 0045/97 (Gaming and amusement machines and reels for them/BELL-FRUIT … of 4.7.2001

Online on

25.07.2001

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

4.7.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G07F 17/34

Application no.

90913208.6

Keywords:

Novelty (yes)
Inventive step (yes)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 30.903K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T004597.20010704
T 0278/97 (Blue sensitizing dye/EASTMAN KODAK) of 21.3.2001

Online on

25.07.2001

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

21.3.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G03C 1/16

Application no.

89301953.9

Keywords:

Novelty (no;
-countries, main request and auxiliary requests 1 and 2) - explicit teaching to replace one element by another
Novelty (yes;
-countries, main request)
Admissibility (no; auxiliary request 3) - change of category extending protection conferred
Inventive step (yes;
-countries, main request)

Distribution

C

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 393.550K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T027897.20010321
T 0642/96 (Silica hydrogel/INEOS) of 12.6.2001

Online on

24.07.2001

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

12.6.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C11B 3/10

Application no.

90200655.0

Keywords:

Novelty (main request - no) - technical teaching made available by a prior art disclosure as a whole
Inventive step (third auxiliary request - no) - reformulation of the technical problem

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 64.522K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T064296.20010612
T 0891/96 (Sustained release excipient/MENDELL) of 13.6.2001

Online on

24.07.2001

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

13.6.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 9/22

Application no.

89309518.2

Keywords:

Decision against the party absent during oral proceedings: no violation of Article 113(1) EPC: Novelty: yes, proper selection; Inventive step: yes, after limitation

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 87.189K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T089196.20010613
T 0322/97 (Spherulitic phase/RHODIA CONSUMER SPECIALITIES) of 5.4.2001

Online on

24.07.2001

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

5.4.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C11D 17/00

Application no.

90309273.2

Keywords:

Sufficiency of disclosure (yes) - after amendment

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 36.160K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T032297.20010405
T 0335/97 (degré SR/SMURFIT-CELLULOSE DU PIN) of 27.4.2001

Online on

24.07.2001

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

27.4.2001

Proc. language

FR

IPC

D21C 9/00

Application no.

90402657.2

Keywords:

Recevabilité d'un document produit tardivement (non) - non-pertinence
Nouveauté (oui) - manque d'une preuve
Activité inventive (oui) - mise à disposition d'un procédé de traitement alternatif

Distribution

C

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 47.467K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T033597.20010427
T 0851/97 (Préparation de 1,1,1,3,3,3-hexafluoropropane/SOLVAY) of 31.5.2001

Online on

24.07.2001

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

31.5.2001

Proc. language

FR

IPC

C07C 19/08

Application no.

92201999.7

Keywords:

Nouveauté (oui)
Activité inventive (oui) - solution alternative non évidente

Distribution

C

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 69.972K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T085197.20010531
T 0021/98 () of 29.5.2001

Online on

24.07.2001

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

29.5.2001

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B60R 13/08
G10K 11/16

Application no.

92114121.4

Keywords:

Neuheit (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit (ja)

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 28.889K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T002198.20010529
T 0697/98 () of 19.7.2001

Online on

24.07.2001

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

19.7.2001

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G07B 17/00

Application no.

92102576.3

Keywords:

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - nach Änderung (bejaht)
Verzicht auf Teile der Anmeldung (verneint)

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 44.808K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T069798.20010719
T 1109/98 () of 20.6.2001

Online on

24.07.2001

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

20.6.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B60R 11/02
H04S 5/02

Application no.

90307795.6

Keywords:

Novelty (yes)
Inventive step (no)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 36.271K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T110998.20010620
T 0258/99 () of 21.6.2001

Online on

24.07.2001

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

21.6.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04N 7/087

Application no.

89106255.6

Keywords:

Inventive step (no)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 42.863K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T025899.20010621
T 0274/99 (Olivenölgewinnung/WESTFALIA) of 16.5.2001

Online on

24.07.2001

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

16.5.2001

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C11B 1/00

Application no.

93101768.5

Keywords:

Neuheit (ja) - Vorbenutzung nicht ausreichend substantiiert
Erfinderische Tätigkeit (nein) - naheliegende Alternative

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 88.430K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T027499.20010516
T 0024/00 () of 10.5.2001

Online on

23.07.2001

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

10.5.2001

Proc. language

FR

IPC

B65D 47/42
B65D 83/14
B65D 83/76

Application no.

96400352.9

Keywords:

Activité inventive (oui)

Distribution

C

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 56.608K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T002400.20010510
T 0160/00 () of 29.5.2001

Online on

20.07.2001

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

29.5.2001

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B65D 51/16

Application no.

95101095.8

Keywords:

Erfinderische Tätigkeit (ja)

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 43.283K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T016000.20010529
T 0273/97 () of 29.5.2001

Online on

20.07.2001

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

29.5.2001

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B41N 7/06

Application no.

91118478.6

Keywords:

Erfinderische Tätigkeit (ja)

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 45.400K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T027397.20010529
T 0486/97 () of 31.5.2001

Online on

20.07.2001

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

31.5.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B01D 53/04

Application no.

91108835.9

Keywords:

Inventive step (no): obvious combination of prior art teachings with expected results

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C

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 52.294K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T048697.20010531
T 0264/98 (Bindemittelmischung/HEIDELBERGER ZEMENT) of 20.6.2001

Online on

20.07.2001

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

20.6.2001

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C04B 28/08

Application no.

93106270.7

Keywords:

Implizite Offenbarung (nein)
Neuheit (ja)
Nicht naheliegende Verbesserung der Anwendungseigenschaften einer Mischung
Erfinderische Tätigkeit (ja)

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 55.809K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T026498.20010620
T 0267/98 (Transvinylation/CLARIANT) of 21.6.2001

Online on

20.07.2001

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

21.6.2001

Proc. language

FR

IPC

C07C 69/01

Application no.

91403520.9

Keywords:

Modifications attaquées - supprimées - renvoi
Interprétation de l'objet d'une revendication

Distribution

C

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 30.182K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T026798.20010621
T 0367/98 () of 3.5.2001

Online on

20.07.2001

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

3.5.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B21D 51/26

Application no.

92117740.8

Keywords:

Added subject-matter (no)
Extension of scope of protection (no)
Sufficiency of disclosure (yes)
Novelty (yes)
Inventive step (yes)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 53.775K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T036798.20010503
T 1055/98 (Fibres/MORGAN) of 4.4.2001

Online on

20.07.2001

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

4.4.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C03C 13/00

Application no.

94904238.6

Keywords:

Ranges formed from values taken from the examples (amendments not allowable)
Sufficiency of disclosure (yes, no undue burden of experimentation)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 87.549K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T105598.20010404
T 0041/99 () of 21.5.2001

Online on

20.07.2001

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

21.5.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H05B 41/36
H05B 41/392

Application no.

91301957.6

Keywords:

Main request: inventive step (no)
Auxiliary request: remittal to first instance

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 64.309K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T004199.20010521
W 0005/01 () of 27.6.2001

Online on

20.07.2001

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

27.6.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

-

Application no.

-

Keywords:

Lack of unity of invention a priori (yes)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 18.397K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:W000501.20010627
J 0013/98 () of 6.4.2001

Online on

19.07.2001

Board

3.1.01

Decision date

6.4.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C09D 7/14

Application no.

95500093.0

Keywords:

Rules relating to fees
Date of payment
Cheque sent by private courier

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 400.040K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:J001398.20010406
T 1115/96 () of 29.3.2001

Online on

19.07.2001

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

29.3.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61F 13/15

Application no.

89308361.8

Keywords:

Novelty (yes)
Inventive step (yes, after amendments)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 47.467K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T111596.20010329
T 0775/97 () of 3.4.2001

Online on

19.07.2001

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

3.4.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61F 2/06

Application no.

93300047.3

Keywords:

Constructions which are only arrived at in the human body following a surgical method step, are not allowable under Article 52(4) EPC
Purpose-related use claims in the second medical indication format not applicable to surgical devices

Distribution

B

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 60.932K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T077597.20010403
T 0324/98 (Waistcap/Waistband/PROCTER&GAMBLE) of 6.6.2001

Online on

19.07.2001

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

6.6.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61F 13/15

Application no.

89122695.3

Keywords:

Novelty (yes)
Remittal for further prosecution (yes)

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 25.783K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T032498.20010606
T 0372/98 () of 16.5.2001

Online on

19.07.2001

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

16.5.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C30B 25/02

Application no.

92101560.8

Keywords:

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

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 59.912K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T037298.20010516
T 0192/99 () of 16.7.2001

Online on

19.07.2001

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

16.7.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61F 13/15

Application no.

92916389.7

Keywords:

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

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 24.510K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T019299.20010716
D 0006/99 () of 6.7.2001

Online on

18.07.2001

Board

DBA

Decision date

6.7.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

-

Application no.

-

Keywords:

-

Distribution

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 414.009K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2001:D000699.20010706
T 0510/00 () of 15.6.2001

Online on

18.07.2001

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

15.6.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B29C 51/44

Application no.

95931973.2

Keywords:

Novelty (yes)
Inventive step (yes)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 31.106K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T051000.20010615
D 0014/99 () of 27.4.2001

Online on

17.07.2001

Board

DBA

Decision date

27.4.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

-

Application no.

-

Keywords:

-

Distribution

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 505.577K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:D001499.20010427
T 0289/00 () of 20.6.2001

Online on

17.07.2001

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

20.6.2001

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F28D 1/03

Application no.

95890080.5

Keywords:

Berechtigung der Priorität - anerkannt
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - bejaht
Zulassung verspätet vorgebrachter Beweismittel - nein

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 61.052K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T028900.20010620
T 1131/00 () of 23.5.2001

Online on

17.07.2001

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

23.5.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F26B 13/10

Application no.

95924216.5

Keywords:

Missing statement of grounds

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 18.352K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T113100.20010523
T 0107/01 () of 13.7.2001

Online on

17.07.2001

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

13.7.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G03G 9/08

Application no.

87307360.5

Keywords:

Missing statement of grounds

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 18.966K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T010701.20010713
T 0218/01 () of 9.7.2001

Online on

17.07.2001

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

9.7.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C10M 135/18

Application no.

96306770.7

Keywords:

Missing Statement of Grounds

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 17.929K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T021801.20010709
T 0455/97 () of 9.7.2001

Online on

17.07.2001

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

9.7.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01L 27/112

Application no.

91200496.7

Keywords:

Additional subject-matter (no - after further amendments)
Inventive step (yes), not an obvious combination of the prior art documents having regard to the problem

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 52.640K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T045597.20010709
T 1143/97 () of 10.7.2001

Online on

17.07.2001

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

10.7.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B23B 31/02

Application no.

88850122.8

Keywords:

Novelty (yes)
Inventive step (yes)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 41.410K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T114397.20010710
T 0167/98 () of 31.5.2001

Online on

17.07.2001

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

31.5.2001

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A61M 5/34

Application no.

94919546.5

Keywords:

Erfinderische Tätigkeit (nein)

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 42.466K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T016798.20010531
T 1102/98 () of 13.6.2001

Online on

17.07.2001

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

13.6.2001

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F24D 19/10

Application no.

93104742.7

Keywords:

Widerruf des Patents auf Veranlassung des Patentinhabers

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 18.344K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T110298.20010613
T 0179/99 () of 23.5.2001

Online on

17.07.2001

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

23.5.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F28F 3/08

Application no.

94904278.2

Keywords:

Disclosure - sufficiency - (yes)
Amendments - correction of errors
Novelty and inventive step - (yes)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 64.791K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T017999.20010523
T 0291/99 (Indication of the facts, evidence and arguments with notice of … of 12.7.2001

Online on

17.07.2001

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

12.7.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61F 13/00

Application no.

92905163.9

Keywords:

Examination of opposition - admissibility (no)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 47.266K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T029199.20010712
T 0271/97 () of 21.6.2001

Online on

16.07.2001

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

21.6.2001

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G07B 17/04

Application no.

91100186.5

Keywords:

Erweiterung durch nicht explizit offenbartes Merkmal (verneint)

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 46.373K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T027197.20010621
T 0804/98 () of 9.5.2001

Online on

16.07.2001

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

9.5.2001

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A61C 1/07

Application no.

95909787.4

Keywords:

Neuheit (ja, nach Änderungen)

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 31.850K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T080498.20010509
T 1138/97 () of 6.11.2000

Online on

13.07.2001

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

6.11.2000

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B29C 47/88

Application no.

90909663.8

Keywords:

Ausführbarkeit (ja)
Neuheit (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit (ja)

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 62.029K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T113897.20001106
T 0071/99 () of 20.6.2001

Online on

13.07.2001

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

20.6.2001

Proc. language

FR

IPC

G09F 3/02
B65C 9/44

Application no.

93402456.3

Keywords:

Violation du droit d'être entendu (oui)
Renvoi à la première instance (oui) avec ordre de statuer dans une composition différente (non) ; cf. le point 4 des Motifs

Distribution

B

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 69.712K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T007199.20010620
T 0964/99 (Device and method for sampling of substances using alternating … of 29.6.2001

Online on

13.07.2001

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

29.6.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61N 1/30

Application no.

95924591.1

Keywords:

Diagnostizierverfahren (bejaht: Hauptantrag, erster und zweiter Hilfsantrag)
Zurückverweisung an die erste Instanz (dritter Hilfsantrag)

Distribution

Decision

PDF nicht verfügbar

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T096499.20010629
T 0964/99 (Device and method for sampling of substances using alternating … of 29.6.2001

Online on

13.07.2001

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

29.6.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61N 1/30

Application no.

95924591.1

Keywords:

Diagnostic method (yes: main request, first and second auxiliary requests)
Remittal to the department of the first instance (third auxiliary request)

Distribution

Decision

No PDF available

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ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T096499.20010629
T 0964/99 (Device and method for sampling of substances using alternating … of 29.6.2001

Online on

13.07.2001

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

29.6.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61N 1/30

Application no.

95924591.1

Keywords:

Diagnostic method (yes: main request, first and second auxiliary requests)
Remittal to the department of the first instance (third auxiliary request)

Distribution

A

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 68.466K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T096499.20010629
T 0964/99 (Device and method for sampling of substances using alternating … of 29.6.2001

Online on

13.07.2001

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

29.6.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61N 1/30

Application no.

95924591.1

Keywords:

Méthode de diagnostic (oui : requête principale, première et deuxième requêtes subsidiaires)
Renvoi à l'instance du premier degré (troisième requête subsidiaire)

Distribution

Decision

PDF pas disponible

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ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T096499.20010629
J 0012/99 (Late divisional application/...) of 16.3.2001

Online on

12.07.2001

Board

3.1.01

Decision date

16.3.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

-

Application no.

-

Keywords:

No second communication under Rule 51(4) EPC is required when amendments requested after the approval under Rule 51(4) EPC are accepted without reopening of the procedure

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 388.205K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:J001299.20010316
T 0922/96 () of 10.5.2001

Online on

12.07.2001

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

10.5.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

D01F 6/30

Application no.

88202039.9

Keywords:

Amendments - added subject-matter (second auxiliary request - no)
Disclosure - sufficiency (yes)
Inventive step - problem and solution (yes)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 86.783K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T092296.20010510
T 0199/97 () of 2.7.2001

Online on

12.07.2001

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

2.7.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61B 17/22

Application no.

91104677.9

Keywords:

Inventive step (yes) - after amendment

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 55.474K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T019997.20010702
T 0384/97 (Nylon 6/DU PONT) of 9.5.2001

Online on

12.07.2001

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

9.5.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

D01F 6/80

Application no.

92900672.4

Keywords:

Inventive step (no) - alternative process (obvious)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 34.056K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T038497.20010509
T 0934/97 () of 6.6.2001

Online on

12.07.2001

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

6.6.2001

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C22C 18/00

Application no.

89121394.4

Keywords:

Disclaimer zulässig (nein)

Distribution

B

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 36.918K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T093497.20010606
T 0684/98 (High-purity caprolactam/MITSUBISHI) of 18.1.2001

Online on

12.07.2001

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

18.1.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07D 201/16

Application no.

89106200.2

Keywords:

Insufficiency of disclosure (no) - exceptional failure
Novelty (yes) - claimed subject-matter not directly and unambiguously derivable from prior art
Inventive step (no) - obvious choice of process parameters

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 58.457K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T068498.20010118
T 0132/99 () of 12.7.2001

Online on

12.07.2001

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

12.7.2001

Proc. language

DE

IPC

E01C 7/32
E01C 7/35
E01C 11/22

Application no.

90810580.2

Keywords:

Erfinderische Tätigkeit (nein)

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 39.791K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T013299.20010712
T 1040/00 () of 26.6.2001

Online on

11.07.2001

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

26.6.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B24D 13/12
B24D 18/00
B24D 3/28

Application no.

94830368.0

Keywords:

Novelty - prior disclosure - different field or problem (yes)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 38.715K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T104000.20010626
T 0883/98 () of 13.3.2001

Online on

11.07.2001

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

13.3.2001

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C08G 18/42

Application no.

93110425.1

Keywords:

Neuheit (Verwendungsanspruch) - (verneint)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit (Herstellungsverfahren) - naheliegende Kombination bekannter Merkmale

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 97.712K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T088398.20010313
T 0062/99 () of 15.6.2001

Online on

11.07.2001

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

15.6.2001

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F25D 29/00

Application no.

94108304.0

Keywords:

Erklärung des Verzichts auf das Patent auf Veranlassung des Patentinhabers

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 18.804K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T006299.20010615
W 0011/00 (Apicomplexan parasites/ARCH DEVELOPMENT CORP.) of 28.6.2001

Online on

11.07.2001

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

28.6.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

-

Application no.

-

Keywords:

-

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 25.011K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:W001100.20010628
T 0620/00 () of 16.5.2001

Online on

10.07.2001

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

16.5.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01M 2/10
H01M 2/34

Application no.

93401377.2

Keywords:

Inventive step (main request: no; first auxiliary request: yes)
Proper construction of a claim directed to a battery pack having detection aperture means adapted to receive corresponding protruded portions formed on a battery pack accommodating portion of a battery charger or of an apparatus utilising the battery pack as a power source

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 62.077K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T062000.20010516
T 0044/97 () of 19.6.2001

Online on

10.07.2001

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

19.6.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G07B 17/02

Application no.

86116058.8

Keywords:

Inventive step - yes (patent amended)
Clarity - unamended phrase not open to objection under Article 84 EPC in opposition or appeal proceedings)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 45.332K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T004497.20010619
T 0512/97 () of 26.6.2001

Online on

10.07.2001

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

26.6.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G02B 13/14
G02B 23/12

Application no.

92906649.6

Keywords:

The ground for the refusal no longer apply to the amended application
Remittal to te first instance for further prosecution

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 24.472K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T051297.20010626
T 0528/97 () of 13.6.2001

Online on

10.07.2001

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

13.6.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B29C 67/14

Application no.

90306406.1

Keywords:

Novelty (no)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 33.230K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T052897.20010613
T 0649/97 () of 8.12.2000

Online on

10.07.2001

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

8.12.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B41M 5/00

Application no.

91920283.8

Keywords:

Novelty (yes)
Inventive step (yes)
Clarity (yes)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 38.390K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T064997.20001208
T 0037/98 () of 17.5.2001

Online on

10.07.2001

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

17.5.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61F 13/15

Application no.

87306021.4

Keywords:

Public prior use (no) - insufficient evidence
Novelty (yes)
Inventive step (yes) - ex post facto analysis

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 68.532K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T003798.20010517
T 0283/98 () of 25.5.2001

Online on

10.07.2001

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

25.5.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B29C 45/17

Application no.

91904363.8

Keywords:

Enlargement of the Board (no)
Addition of subject-matter (main and first auxiliary request, (yes)
Extension of protection (second auxiliary request (yes))

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 50.672K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T028398.20010525
T 0672/98 () of 22.5.2001

Online on

10.07.2001

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

22.5.2001

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B05B 11/00
G06M 1/04

Application no.

91112539.1

Keywords:

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - nach Änderung (ja)

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 45.276K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T067298.20010522
T 0827/98 () of 6.6.2001

Online on

10.07.2001

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

6.6.2001

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B21B 1/46

Application no.

93117379.3

Keywords:

Erfinderische Tätigkeit (bejaht)

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 54.437K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T082798.20010606
T 0416/99 () of 12.6.2001

Online on

10.07.2001

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

12.6.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

E06B 9/262

Application no.

92311319.5

Keywords:

Inventive step (yes) - after amendment

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 32.983K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T041699.20010612
T 0677/00 () of 12.6.2001

Online on

09.07.2001

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

12.6.2001

Proc. language

FR

IPC

A61F 2/36

Application no.

95420227.1

Keywords:

Caractéristique ajoutée non-fondée sur la description, ni déductible directement et sans ambiguïté des dessins

Distribution

C

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 31.662K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T067700.20010612
T 1033/00 () of 18.6.2001

Online on

09.07.2001

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

18.6.2001

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F21V 7/00
F21V 3/04
F21S 3/02
F21S 3/12

Application no.

97115309.3

Keywords:

Erfinderische Tätigkeit (bejaht)

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 36.792K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T103300.20010618
T 0070/96 () of 29.5.2001

Online on

09.07.2001

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

29.5.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01L 21/90

Application no.

90830428.0

Keywords:

Inventive step (yes)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 44.273K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T007096.20010529
T 0465/97 () of 14.3.2001

Online on

09.07.2001

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

14.3.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B01J 27/19

Application no.

90116480.6

Keywords:

Inventive step - problem and solution - specific relationship of claimed subject-matter to closest prior art - unsuspected problem
Insufficiency (no) - onus of proof not discharged
Reimbursement of the appeal fee (no)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 98.921K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T046597.20010314
T 0612/97 () of 8.6.2001

Online on

09.07.2001

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

8.6.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01L 23/498

Application no.

90308151.1

Keywords:

Main request
Clarity (yes - after amendments)
Inventive step (yes - after amendments)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 50.721K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T061297.20010608
T 0002/98 () of 14.5.2001

Online on

09.07.2001

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

14.5.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B24D 3/34

Application no.

90309151.0

Keywords:

Late submitted material - admitted (yes)
Decision re appeal - remittal (yes)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 42.923K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T000298.20010514
T 0474/98 () of 10.5.2001

Online on

09.07.2001

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

10.5.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B24B 9/14

Application no.

85105655.6

Keywords:

Patentable inventions - technical features (yes)
Amendments - Art. 123(2) and Art. 123(3)
Inventive step - non-obvious combination of known features

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 58.519K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T047498.20010510
T 0491/98 () of 3.5.2001

Online on

09.07.2001

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

3.5.2001

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A61H 33/02

Application no.

93120649.4

Keywords:

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

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 30.447K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T049198.20010503
T 0711/98 () of 18.6.2001

Online on

09.07.2001

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

18.6.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B09B 3/00

Application no.

93102399.8

Keywords:

Inventive step - obvious combination of known features

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 32.969K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T071198.20010618
T 0802/98 () of 2.5.2001

Online on

09.07.2001

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

2.5.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

E02D 17/20

Application no.

90102682.3

Keywords:

Amendments to claims as maintained by the Opposition Division - allowable
Novely - yes
Inventive step - yes

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 43.477K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T080298.20010502
T 0830/98 () of 15.5.2001

Online on

09.07.2001

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

15.5.2001

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F28F 1/12

Application no.

92116971.0

Keywords:

Erfinderische Tätigkeit (verneint)

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 42.240K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T083098.20010515
T 0856/98 () of 22.5.2001

Online on

09.07.2001

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

22.5.2001

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B65D 23/02

Application no.

91107100.9

Keywords:

Unzulässige Erweiterung (ja)

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 29.850K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T085698.20010522
T 0005/99 () of 26.4.2001

Online on

09.07.2001

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

26.4.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F25B 39/04
F28F 1/32

Application no.

93830293.2

Keywords:

Disclosure - sufficiency (no) - two inconsistent definitions of a parameter disclosed

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 35.531K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T000599.20010426
T 0995/97 () of 12.6.2001

Online on

06.07.2001

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

12.6.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61B 5/22

Application no.

94107956.8

Keywords:

Clarity (yes, after amendment)
Terminology to be used as originally defined in the application as filed
Mathematical method (no, after amendment)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 30.659K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T099597.20010612
T 0278/98 (Carbamates/WARNER-LAMBERT) of 28.3.2001

Online on

06.07.2001

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

28.3.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07C 307/06

Application no.

91920248.1

Keywords:

Amendments - deletion of features generates fresh technical information (not allowable) - restriction to dependent claim as filed (allowable)
Claims substantially amended on appeal - remittal

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 105.630K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T027898.20010328
T 0942/98 (Phenylurazile/BASF) of 13.2.2001

Online on

06.07.2001

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

13.2.2001

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C07D 239/54

Application no.

92919190.6

Keywords:

Änderungen (nicht zulässig) - Kombination von einzelnen Substituentenbedeutungen durch Zurückschneiden von Listen (singling out) - Änderungen gehen über differenziert offenbarte Kombination von substituierten Bedeutungen hinaus
Erfinderische Tätigkeit (ja) - überraschend verbesserte Wirkung - für alle beanspruchten Verbindungen glaubhaft gemacht - Übereinstimmung der untersuchten und der beanspruchten Substituentengruppen

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 142.799K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T094298.20010213
T 0464/99 () of 15.5.2001

Online on

06.07.2001

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

15.5.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B66C 23/90

Application no.

89904237.8

Keywords:

Novelty (yes)
Inventive step (yes)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 48.677K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T046499.20010515
T 0136/00 (Crème de fructane/RAFFINERIE TIRLEMONTOISE) of 20.6.2001

Online on

05.07.2001

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

20.6.2001

Proc. language

FR

IPC

A23L 1/0528

Application no.

92919915.6

Keywords:

Recevabilité : oui - recours basé sur un nouveau jeu de revendications.
Extension des revendications : non - pas d'élément montrant l'existence de modes de réalisation non couverts par les revendications telles que délivrées.
Clarté : oui - un terme ne manque, a priori, pas de clarté pour la simple raison qu'il est relatif.

Distribution

C

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 54.835K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T013600.20010620
T 0434/00 (Composition cosmétique/C.I.R.D. GALDERMA) of 29.6.2001

Online on

05.07.2001

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

29.6.2001

Proc. language

FR

IPC

A61K 7/48

Application no.

95402639.9

Keywords:

Irrecevabilité du recours à l'encontre de la décision qui a fait droit aux prétentions du titulaire

Distribution

C

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 34.117K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T043400.20010629
T 0279/01 () of 26.6.2001

Online on

05.07.2001

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

26.6.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01M 4/00

Application no.

94901416.1

Keywords:

Amended claims filed by the appellant (patentee) with its statement of the grounds of appeal
Remittal to the first instance

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 25.458K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T027901.20010626
T 0616/96 () of 5.7.2001

Online on

05.07.2001

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

5.7.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01L 21/285

Application no.

90302870.2

Keywords:

Inventive step (yes) - no reasonable expectation of success - prior art teaching leading away from the claimed process

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 46.063K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T061696.20010705
T 1057/96 () of 25.4.2001

Online on

05.07.2001

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

25.4.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G09G 1/16

Application no.

90305158.9

Keywords:

Inventive step - no (main request)
Added subject-matter - yes (auxiliary request)
Inventive step - no, as far as admissible (auxiliary request)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 60.739K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T105796.20010425
T 0094/98 () of 24.4.2001

Online on

05.07.2001

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

24.4.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G09F 3/10

Application no.

88905075.3

Keywords:

Novelty (yes)
Inventive step (yes)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 58.732K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T009498.20010424
T 0223/98 () of 14.5.2001

Online on

05.07.2001

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

14.5.2001

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G09B 9/30
G09B 9/44

Application no.

90109557.0

Keywords:

Ursprüngliche Offenbarung (Hauptantrag: nein)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit (Hilfsantrag: ja)

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 74.641K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T022398.20010514
T 0405/98 (Torfersatz/INTERTORESA) of 19.6.2001

Online on

05.07.2001

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

19.6.2001

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A01G 9/10

Application no.

91905064.1

Keywords:

Neuheit (ja)

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 31.881K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T040598.20010619
T 0905/98 () of 22.5.2001

Online on

05.07.2001

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

22.5.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61F 13/15

Application no.

92115518.0

Keywords:

Inventive step - yes

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 63.373K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T090598.20010522
T 1022/99 () of 10.4.2001

Online on

05.07.2001

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

10.4.2001

Proc. language

FR

IPC

B60K 17/22
B60K 17/08
F16H 57/02

Application no.

96870029.4

Keywords:

Opposition fondée sur un usage antérieur
Recevabilité (oui)
Appareil rendu accessible au public par une seule vente
Activité inventive (non)

Distribution

B

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 59.302K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T102299.20010410
T 0313/98 () of 17.5.2001

Online on

04.07.2001

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

17.5.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B29C 45/17

Application no.

90914009.7

Keywords:

Allowability of amendments (main request, no)
Sufficiency of disclosure (yes)
Inventive step (yes)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 56.869K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T031398.20010517
T 0432/96 (Immunodiagnostic device/PACIFIC BIOTECH) of 10.11.2000

Online on

03.07.2001

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

10.11.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01N 33/543

Application no.

87308227.5

Keywords:

Main request: added matter (yes)
Auxiliary request: added matter (no)
Novelty (yes)
Inventive step (yes)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 65.238K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T043296.20001110
T 0048/97 () of 6.6.2001

Online on

03.07.2001

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

6.6.2001

Proc. language

FR

IPC

G07B 17/00

Application no.

90400776.2

Keywords:

Activité inventive (oui)
Extension (non)

Distribution

C

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 60.122K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T004897.20010606
T 0530/00 () of 11.6.2001

Online on

02.07.2001

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

11.6.2001

Proc. language

FR

IPC

F24C 15/20
F24C 7/00

Application no.

95400055.0

Keywords:

Activité inventive (non)

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 39.789K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T053000.20010611
T 0215/96 (Plant breeding/S&G SEEDS B.V.) of 5.12.2000

Online on

02.07.2001

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

5.12.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A10G 7/00

Application no.

89116173.9

Keywords:

Inventive step - yes

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 37.964K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T021596.20001205
T 0416/96 () of 7.6.2001

Online on

02.07.2001

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

7.6.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61N 1/368

Application no.

86116672.6

Keywords:

Article 102(3) EPC: Maintenance in amended form

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 52.933K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T041696.20010607
T 0669/97 (Chimeric antibodies/CELLTECH THERAPEUTICS LTD) of 3.5.2001

Online on

02.07.2001

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

3.5.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12N 15/13

Application no.

85904274.9

Keywords:

Main request - added matter - no
Sufficiently disclosed - yes
Novel -yes
Inventive step - yes

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 62.258K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T066997.20010503
T 0268/98 (Oxide superconductor/NIPPON STEEL) of 16.5.2001

Online on

02.07.2001

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

16.5.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C01G 3/00

Application no.

89906475.2

Keywords:

Sufficiency of disclosure - yes, practicable within functional limitation of the claim
Novelty - yes
Inventive step -yes, unexpected improvement of a product, non-obvious method for making a desired product

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 69.142K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T026898.20010516
T 0006/99 () of 17.5.2001

Online on

02.07.2001

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

17.5.2001

Proc. language

DE

IPC

E01F 8/00

Application no.

93118725.6

Keywords:

Neuheit (ja) - keine implizite Vorwegnahme
Erfinderische Tätigkeit (nein) - naheliegender Materialaustausch

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 73.259K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T000699.20010517

June 2001

T 0138/97 () of 26.4.2001

Online on

29.06.2001

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

26.4.2001

Proc. language

DE

IPC

D01F 1/06

Application no.

90105980.8

Keywords:

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Aufgabe und Lösung - keine naheliegende Lösung

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 59.184K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T013897.20010426
T 0261/97 (Reactive dye composition/SUMITOMO) of 28.3.2001

Online on

29.06.2001

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

28.3.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C09B 67/26

Application no.

87102710.8

Keywords:

Inventive step (no) - obvious alternative composition

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 134.850K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T026197.20010328
T 0589/97 () of 22.5.2001

Online on

29.06.2001

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

22.5.2001

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B41F 7/02

Application no.

91107262.7

Keywords:

Erfinderische Tätigkeit (ja)

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 44.831K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T058997.20010522
T 0312/98 () of 24.4.2001

Online on

29.06.2001

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

24.4.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

D02J 13/00

Application no.

91101644.2

Keywords:

Inventive step (main request) - no
Lack of disclosure in the application as filed (1st and 2nd auxiliary request) - yes
Novelty and inventive step (3rd auxiliary request) - yes

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 53.017K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T031298.20010424
T 0842/98 () of 22.3.2001

Online on

29.06.2001

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

22.3.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08G 7/02

Application no.

91200625.1

Keywords:

Inventive step - ex post facto analysis

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 62.521K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T084298.20010322
T 0965/00 (Farnesyl Protein Transferase/TEXAS SYSTEM) of 31.5.2001

Online on

28.06.2001

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

31.5.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G07K 7/06

Application no.

91907853.5

Keywords:

-

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 23.337K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T096500.20010531
T 0218/98 (Olefins/SHELL) of 22.5.2001

Online on

28.06.2001

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

22.5.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07C 1/04

Application no.

91200963.6

Keywords:

Inventive step (no) - alleged unexpected effect not shown - obvious combination of two process steps

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 35.617K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T021898.20010522
T 0606/96 (Radiolabeled antibodies/RHOMED INC.) of 10.5.2001

Online on

27.06.2001

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

10.5.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01N 33/574

Application no.

87200081.5

Keywords:

Methods of treatment of the human body (no) - novelty (yes)
Inventive step (yes)
Referral (no)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 61.953K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T060696.20010510
T 0162/98 (Solution preparation system/GAMBRO) of 9.5.2001

Online on

27.06.2001

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

9.5.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B01F 5/10

Application no.

91100559.3

Keywords:

System claim - sufficiency of disclosure (yes) - skilled person
Inventive step (yes) non-obvious alternative

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 48.829K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T016298.20010509
T 0180/99 () of 23.5.2001

Online on

27.06.2001

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

23.5.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H05B 3/20
F24D 13/02

Application no.

94929631.3

Keywords:

Inventive step (no)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 27.478K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T018099.20010523
T 0821/99 (Düngerstreuer/AMAZONEN) of 17.5.2001

Online on

27.06.2001

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

17.5.2001

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A01C 17/00

Application no.

93108441.2

Keywords:

Erfinderische Tätigkeit (ja)

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 58.270K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T082199.20010517
T 0431/01 () of 18.6.2001

Online on

26.06.2001

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

18.6.2001

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F16H 7/12

Application no.

96946363.7

Keywords:

Berichtigung nach Regel 88 Satz 2, die nicht im Zusammenhang mit Einspruchsgründen steht
Verfahrensmangel - Rückzahlung der Beschwerdegebühr (ja)

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 24.521K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T043101.20010618
T 0895/97 (Azeotrope-like composition/ALLIEDSIGNAL) of 8.5.2001

Online on

26.06.2001

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

8.5.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C09K 5/04

Application no.

90911930.7

Keywords:

Main request: support in the application as filed (yes) - novelty (yes) - inventive step (yes) - problem solved - non obvious solution

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 74.241K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T089597.20010508
T 1222/97 () of 19.4.2001

Online on

26.06.2001

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

19.4.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07C 209/84

Application no.

94306172.1

Keywords:

Main and sole request - support by the application as filed (no)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 33.729K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T122297.20010419
T 0892/00 () of 5.6.2001

Online on

25.06.2001

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

5.6.2001

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F23N 5/18

Application no.

96938190.4

Keywords:

Erfinderische Tätigkeit (ja)

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 44.918K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T089200.20010605
T 0913/97 () of 29.3.2001

Online on

25.06.2001

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

29.3.2001

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C01B 33/32

Application no.

90101197.3

Keywords:

Klarheit (ja): kein Widerspruch im Wortlaut des Anspruchs
Erfinderische Tätigkeit (ja): nicht nahegelegte Modifikation

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 54.902K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T091397.20010329
T 0151/00 () of 8.5.2001

Online on

22.06.2001

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

8.5.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A47L 9/04

Application no.

93116250.7

Keywords:

Inventive step (yes)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 43.653K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T015100.20010508
T 0264/00 () of 28.5.2001

Online on

22.06.2001

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

28.5.2001

Proc. language

FR

IPC

A46B 9/06

Application no.

93400196.7

Keywords:

Activité inventive (oui)
Pièces exclues de l'inspection publique (oui)

Distribution

C

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 65.345K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T026400.20010528
T 0140/01 () of 19.6.2001

Online on

22.06.2001

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

19.6.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B23D 31/00

Application no.

93307957.6

Keywords:

Inventive step (yes)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 39.064K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T014001.20010619
T 0564/95 (Invert-Bohrspülungen/COGNIS) of 16.5.2001

Online on

22.06.2001

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

16.5.2001

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C09K 7/06

Application no.

90101900.0

Keywords:

Erfinderische Tätigkeit (ja) - nicht naheliegende Alternative

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 40.305K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T056495.20010516
T 0231/96 () of 26.4.2001

Online on

22.06.2001

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

26.4.2001

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C21D 8/04

Application no.

89901844.4

Keywords:

Neuheit (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit (ja)

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 70.572K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T023196.20010426
T 0780/97 (purified 1-aminopropanediol-2,3/DAICEL) of 18.4.2001

Online on

22.06.2001

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

18.4.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07C 213/10

Application no.

91402167.0

Keywords:

Novelty of process claim (no)
Referral to Enlarged Board of Appeal (no) - hypothetical question
Remittal to Opposition Division (no) - legal and factual basis of appeal not changed

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 360.966K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T078097.20010418
T 0375/98 () of 14.3.2001

Online on

22.06.2001

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

14.3.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61M 1/16

Application no.

92921805.5

Keywords:

Admissibility of late filed documents (yes)
Remittal to the first instance for further prosecution (yes)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 39.290K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T037598.20010314
T 0461/98 () of 6.4.2001

Online on

22.06.2001

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

6.4.2001

Proc. language

DE

IPC

D21F 5/18

Application no.

91890159.6

Keywords:

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

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 26.191K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T046198.20010406
T 0060/99 (Mower-Crusher/MAASLAND) of 26.4.2001

Online on

22.06.2001

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

26.4.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A01D 43/10

Application no.

89201002.6

Keywords:

Novelty (yes) - distinction to be drawn between the scope of protection of a claim and its disclosure of information
Inventive step (yes)

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 73.438K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T006099.20010426
T 1093/99 () of 22.5.2001

Online on

22.06.2001

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

22.5.2001

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F02M 61/18

Application no.

95115298.2

Keywords:

Änderungen - Erweiterung - bejaht (Hauptantrag)
Erfinderische Tägikeit - verneint (Hilfsantrag)

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 48.398K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T109399.20010522
T 0367/96 (Request of correction/L'AIR LIQUIDE) of 21.6.2001

Online on

21.06.2001

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

21.6.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B01D 53/22

Application no.

87402408.6

Keywords:

Request of correction of a decision by the board
Request admissible; jurisdictional measures
Request not allowable under Rule 89 EPC

Distribution

B

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 20.296K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T036796.20010621
T 0946/97 () of 8.5.2001

Online on

21.06.2001

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

8.5.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B41F 9/10

Application no.

88114700.3

Keywords:

Inventive step (yes)
Reimbursement of appeal fees (no)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 41.924K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T094697.20010508
T 0693/99 () of 26.4.2001

Online on

21.06.2001

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

26.4.2001

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A61F 13/15

Application no.

93915684.0

Keywords:

Erfinderische Tätigkeit (verneint)

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 43.146K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T069399.20010426
T 0777/00 () of 31.5.2001

Online on

20.06.2001

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

31.5.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F04D 29/66

Application no.

97108166.6

Keywords:

Main request: clarity (no)
First auxiliary request: amendments - added subject-matter (yes)
Second auxiliary request: inventive step (yes)

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 64.808K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T077700.20010531
T 1056/96 () of 9.5.2001

Online on

20.06.2001

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

9.5.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01L 27/105

Application no.

90106205.9

Keywords:

Inventive step (no - main request), (yes - auxiliary request)
Correction of error under Rule 88 EPC (allowed)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 74.425K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T105696.20010509
T 0624/98 (Steuerung oder Regelung einer Druckmaschine/HEIDELBERGER … of 15.6.2001

Online on

20.06.2001

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

15.6.2001

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B41F 33/00

Application no.

94921626.1

Keywords:

Widerruf der Einverständniserklärung nach Erlaß der Mitteilung nach R. 51(6) EPÜ
Nachträgliche Bestätigung der Einverständniserklärung

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 21.271K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T062498.20010615
T 0891/99 () of 19.6.2001

Online on

19.06.2001

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

19.6.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B65D 19/10
B23K 11/14

Application no.

95830321.6

Keywords:

Inventive step (yes)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 34.400K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T089199.20010619
T 0955/96 (Microspheres/WEST PHARMACEUTICAL SERVICES) of 19.4.2001

Online on

18.06.2001

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

19.4.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 9/50

Application no.

88908739.1

Keywords:

Sufficiency of disclosure: yes
Novelty: yes
Inventive step: no, obvious selection from the state of the art

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 92.397K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T095596.20010419
T 0141/97 () of 16.5.2001

Online on

18.06.2001

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

16.5.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G07F 7/10

Application no.

87306927.2

Keywords:

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

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 76.459K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T014197.20010516
T 0265/97 (Iontophoretic agent delivery device and electrode/ALZA CORPORATION) of 4.5.2001

Online on

18.06.2001

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

4.5.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61N 1/30

Application no.

89911931.7

Keywords:

Clarity of functional features (yes - after amendment)
Remittal to the first instance for further prosecution

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 41.217K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T026597.20010504
T 1017/98 (Magazinieren von Kannen/RIETER) of 18.6.2001

Online on

18.06.2001

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

18.6.2001

Proc. language

DE

IPC

D01H 9/18

Application no.

93921912.7

Keywords:

Zulässigkeit geänderter Ansprüche - ja
Klarheit der Ansprüche und Ausführbarkeit der Erfindung - ja
Neuheit und erfinderische Tätigkeit - ja

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 39.686K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T101798.20010618
T 0924/96 (Lead impedance scanning system for pacemakers/ST JUDE MEDICAL AB) of 9.5.2001

Online on

15.06.2001

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

9.5.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61N 1/362

Application no.

89106279.6

Keywords:

Inventive step (yes)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 48.416K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T092496.20010509
T 0113/97 (Air purification/BOC) of 25.4.2001

Online on

15.06.2001

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

25.4.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B01D 53/04

Application no.

91303287.6

Keywords:

Inventive step - no, obvious solution of a technical problem

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 39.377K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T011397.20010425
T 0183/97 () of 8.6.2001

Online on

15.06.2001

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

8.6.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

D04B 1/22

Application no.

89309775.8

Keywords:

Amended feature clearly derivable from the application as filed - yes
Inventive step (main request and 1st to 3rd auxiliary requests) - no

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 45.508K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T018397.20010608
T 0078/97 (Aufzeichnungsblatt/NIPPON PAPER) of 3.5.2001

Online on

13.06.2001

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

3.5.2001

Proc. language

DE

IPC

D21H 17/45

Application no.

90100957.1

Keywords:

Hauptantrag und erster Hilfsantrag: unzulässige Änderung - willkürliche Beschränkung (Art. 123 (2) EPÜ)
Zweiter Hilfsantrag: Kategoriewechsel zulässig (Art. 123 (3) EPÜ
Zweiter Hilfsantrag: Neuheit - ja; Identität eines Handelsproduktes unbekannt
Zweiter Hilfsantrag: Erfinderische Tätigkeit - nein; besonderer Effekt macht nicht erfinderisch, wenn ein Gegenstand aus anderen Gründen nahegelegt ist

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 61.490K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T007897.20010503
T 1068/98 () of 15.5.2001

Online on

13.06.2001

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

15.5.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

D05B 69/12

Application no.

91830129.2

Keywords:

Novelty - yes
Inventive step - yes

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 36.380K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T106898.20010515
W 0009/01 (Einheitlichkeit) of 28.5.2001

Online on

12.06.2001

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

28.5.2001

Proc. language

DE

IPC

-

Application no.

-

Keywords:

-

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 53.859K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:W000901.20010528
T 0905/00 () of 2.5.2001

Online on

11.06.2001

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

2.5.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01Q 5/00

Application no.

97106646.9

Keywords:

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

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 46.585K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T090500.20010502
T 0453/96 () of 7.6.2001

Online on

11.06.2001

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

7.6.2001

Proc. language

DE

IPC

D01D 5/088

Application no.

90917481.5

Keywords:

Neuheit (bejaht)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit (bejaht)

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 56.169K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T045396.20010607
T 0759/98 () of 24.4.2001

Online on

11.06.2001

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

24.4.2001

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F16F 15/16
B21D 22/16

Application no.

92106609.8

Keywords:

Erfinderische Tätigkeit (bejaht)

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 47.062K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T075998.20010424
T 0874/98 () of 1.6.2001

Online on

11.06.2001

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

1.6.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08G 67/02

Application no.

91202878.4

Keywords:

Novelty (yes)
Inventive step (yes)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 44.819K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T087498.20010601
T 0385/99 () of 9.5.2001

Online on

11.06.2001

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

9.5.2001

Proc. language

FR

IPC

H01H 25/00

Application no.

91403279.2

Keywords:

Activité inventive (oui)
Faits et preuves produits tardivement - document admis (non)

Distribution

C

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 47.822K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T038599.20010509
T 0800/99 (Cancer therapy/SIDNEY KIMMEL CANCER CENTER) of 17.1.2001

Online on

11.06.2001

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

17.1.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12N 15/12

Application no.

95918867.3

Keywords:

Inventive step - main and auxiliary requests - no

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 48.028K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T080099.20010117
T 0042/97 () of 22.5.2001

Online on

08.06.2001

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

22.5.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01L 21/306

Application no.

92103395.7

Keywords:

Novelty (yes) - claimed feature disclosed in the prior art as not suitable for its function stated in the claim
Inventive step (yes)
Procedural violation (no)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 51.622K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T004297.20010522
T 0131/97 () of 23.4.2001

Online on

08.06.2001

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

23.4.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61N 1/365

Application no.

89300895.3

Keywords:

Added subject-matter (no)
Novelty and inventive step - (yes) after amendment

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 48.057K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T013197.20010423
T 0140/97 () of 17.5.2001

Online on

08.06.2001

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

17.5.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G07B 17/02

Application no.

90302289.5

Keywords:

Inventive step (denied)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 51.646K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T014097.20010517
T 0813/97 () of 22.5.2001

Online on

08.06.2001

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

22.5.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61M 16/18

Application no.

91306823.5

Keywords:

Novelty and inventive step (yes, after amendments)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 30.069K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T081397.20010522
T 1072/99 () of 3.5.2001

Online on

08.06.2001

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

3.5.2001

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F23G 5/00
F23B 1/14
F23L 1/02
F23L 9/02
F23G 5/50
F23N 1/02

Application no.

94105996.6

Keywords:

Erfinderische Tätigkeit (nein) - Auslegung eines Teilmerkmals nicht ursprünglich offenbart

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 71.099K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T107299.20010503
T 1029/00 (Pudding/VOAG) of 29.5.2001

Online on

07.06.2001

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

29.5.2001

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A23L 1/187

Application no.

92103275.1

Keywords:

Wiedereinsetzung in den vorigen Stand (nein)
Zulässigkeit der Beschwerde (nein)
Eingang der Beschwerdegebühr im DPMA durch Bareinzahlung unwirksam gegenüber EPA

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Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 56.031K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T102900.20010529
T 1072/97 () of 15.5.2001

Online on

07.06.2001

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

15.5.2001

Proc. language

FR

IPC

H04L 12/40

Application no.

93402278.1

Keywords:

Activité inventive (oui)

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C

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Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 42.688K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T107297.20010515
T 1206/97 (Method for preparing milk whey product/DAIICHI KASEI) of 22.5.2001

Online on

07.06.2001

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

22.5.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A23J 3/08

Application no.

91306461.4

Keywords:

Remittal - yes: subject-matter not examined by first instance

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C

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 35.246K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T120697.20010522
T 0519/98 () of 4.4.2001

Online on

07.06.2001

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

4.4.2001

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B60J 7/12
B60J 7/20

Application no.

92109422.3

Keywords:

Neuheit (bejaht)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit (bejaht)

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 46.998K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T051998.20010404
T 0637/98 () of 22.5.2001

Online on

07.06.2001

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

22.5.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04L 12/56

Application no.

91301225.8

Keywords:

Novelty (no)

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C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 32.749K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T063798.20010522
T 0861/99 () of 23.5.2001

Online on

07.06.2001

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

23.5.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G02B 6/38

Application no.

94120014.9

Keywords:

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

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C

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 45.547K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T086199.20010523
D 0020/99 () of 6.3.2001

Online on

06.06.2001

Board

DBA

Decision date

6.3.2001

Proc. language

FR

IPC

-

Application no.

-

Keywords:

nationale Amnestie
Wettbewerbsverzerrung zwischen zugelassenen Vertretern

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A

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 20.681K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2001:D002099.20010306
D 0020/99 () of 6.3.2001

Online on

06.06.2001

Board

DBA

Decision date

6.3.2001

Proc. language

FR

IPC

-

Application no.

-

Keywords:

National amnesty
Distortion of competition among professional representatives

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A

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 17.821K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2001:D002099.20010306
D 0020/99 () of 6.3.2001

Online on

06.06.2001

Board

DBA

Decision date

6.3.2001

Proc. language

FR

IPC

-

Application no.

-

Keywords:

Amnistie nationale
Distorsion de concurrence entre mandataires agréés

Distribution

A

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 19.104K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2001:D002099.20010306
D 0020/99 () of 6.3.2001

Online on

06.06.2001

Board

DBA

Decision date

6.3.2001

Proc. language

FR

IPC

-

Application no.

-

Keywords:

Amnistie nationale
Distorsion de concurrence entre mandataires agréés

Distribution

A

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 457.954K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2001:D002099.20010306
T 0702/97 () of 28.3.2001

Online on

06.06.2001

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

28.3.2001

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C01B 33/32

Application no.

91900777.3

Keywords:

Übertragung der Einsprechendenstellung - rechtmäßig
Erfinderische Tätigkeit (ja)- Äquivalenz nur aus rückschauender Betrachtung

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 58.166K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T070297.20010328
T 0726/97 (Fibres/MORGAN) of 9.5.2001

Online on

06.06.2001

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

9.5.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C03C 13/00

Application no.

93902385.9

Keywords:

Upper and lower limits of several ranges of a glass composition taken from the examples
Amendments allowable only in exceptional circumstances

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 52.170K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T072697.20010509
T 1013/97 () of 24.1.2001

Online on

06.06.2001

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

24.1.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C04B 30/02

Application no.

89912973.8

Keywords:

Main and Auxiliary Requests I-IX: Inventive step (no)
Auxiliary Request X: Lack of clarity not a result of amendment
Inventive step (yes) - non-obvious alternative

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C

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 60.747K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T101397.20010124
T 0958/99 () of 23.5.2001

Online on

06.06.2001

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

23.5.2001

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B25J 9/08

Application no.

96107161.0

Keywords:

Neuheit (bejaht)
Klarheit (bejaht)
Wesentlicher Verfahrensfehler (bejaht)
Zurückzahlung der Beschwerdegebühr (bejaht)

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 52.324K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T095899.20010523
T 0206/00 () of 25.5.2001

Online on

05.06.2001

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

25.5.2001

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B61C 17/00

Application no.

96922754.5

Keywords:

Erfinderische Tätigkeit (ja, nach Änderung)

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 38.041K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T020600.20010525
T 0298/97 (Waschmittelzusammensetzung/UNILEVER) of 28.5.2001

Online on

05.06.2001

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

28.5.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C11D 11/00

Application no.

89304210.1

Keywords:

Zulässigkeit der Beschwerde (verneint)
beschwerte Verfahrensbeteiligte ist nicht diejenige, die die Beschwerdebegründung eingereicht hat
kommerzielles Interesse reicht nicht aus, um Mangel in bezug auf die Zulässig keit zu beseitigen

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A

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 57.409K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T029897.20010528
T 0298/97 (Detergent composition/UNILEVER) of 28.5.2001

Online on

05.06.2001

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

28.5.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C11D 11/00

Application no.

89304210.1

Keywords:

Admissibility of appeal (no)
Party adversely affected not the party filing Grounds of Appeal
Commercial interest insufficient to remedy deficiency in admissibility

Distribution

A

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 48.930K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T029897.20010528
T 0298/97 (Detergent compositions/UNILEVER) of 28.5.2001

Online on

05.06.2001

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

28.5.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C11D 11/00

Application no.

89304210.1

Keywords:

Admissibility of appeal (no)
Party adversely affected not the party filing Grounds of Appeal
Commercial interest insufficient to remedy deficiency in admissibility

Distribution

A

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 60.211K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T029897.20010528
T 0298/97 (Composition détergente/UNILEVER) of 28.5.2001

Online on

05.06.2001

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

28.5.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C11D 11/00

Application no.

89304210.1

Keywords:

Recevabilité du recours (non)
Mémoire exposant les motifs du recours non déposé par la partie aux prétentions de laquelle il n'a pas été fait droit
Un intérêt commercial ne suffit pas pour remédier à une irrégularité en matière de recevabilité

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A

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 53.935K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T029897.20010528
T 0056/99 (Change of claim category: from sanitary napkin to method of … of 11.1.2001

Online on

05.06.2001

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

11.1.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61F 13/15

Application no.

91908548.0

Keywords:

Referral to Enlarged Board (no)
Amendments - change of category from product claim to process claim
Main request: extension of protection (yes)
Auxiliary request: novelty (yes), inventive step (no)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 77.571K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T005699.20010111
T 0823/00 () of 29.5.2001

Online on

01.06.2001

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

29.5.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A23G 9/02

Application no.

92200938.6

Keywords:

Missing Statement of Grounds

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 19.554K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T082300.20010529
T 0888/00 () of 29.5.2001

Online on

01.06.2001

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

29.5.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61L 15/28

Application no.

92112379.0

Keywords:

Missing Statement of Grounds

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 18.321K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T088800.20010529
T 0004/95 () of 19.12.2000

Online on

01.06.2001

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

19.12.2000

Proc. language

DE

IPC

H01L 23/544

Application no.

91910289.7

Keywords:

Erfinderische Tätigkeit (ja, nach Änderung)

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 30.051K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T000495.20001219
T 0712/95 (Moisture permeable laminate/GORE) of 29.5.2001

Online on

01.06.2001

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

29.5.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B32B 7/12

Application no.

89909069.0

Keywords:

Inventive step (no) - part of the claimed solution obvious

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 41.869K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T071295.20010529
T 0104/96 (Enzymatically treated feed/FINNFEEDS) of 21.5.2001

Online on

01.06.2001

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

21.5.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A23K 1/165

Application no.

88105409.2

Keywords:

Appellant absent from oral proceedings: right to comment under Article 113(1) safeguarded
Novelty: yes, after limitation; invention step: yes, product exhibits unexpectedly advantageous properties as the result of the inventive process for its preparation

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 85.431K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T010496.20010521
T 0165/97 (Ozonbleiche/LENZING) of 29.3.2001

Online on

01.06.2001

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

29.3.2001

Proc. language

DE

IPC

D21C 9/153

Application no.

90890291.9

Keywords:

Änderung der Bereichsgrenze anhand eines in einem Beispiel offenbarten Wertes - zulässig
Neuheit - ja (Auswahl aus nicht definiertem Bereich)

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 76.870K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T016597.20010329
T 0673/97 (Mischverfahren/HENKEL) of 23.3.2001

Online on

01.06.2001

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

23.3.2001

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B01F 7/04

Application no.

90906179.8

Keywords:

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - ja: nicht nahegelegte Alternative

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 57.700K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T067397.20010323
T 1170/97 () of 5.4.2001

Online on

01.06.2001

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

5.4.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H05B 7/06

Application no.

91906310.7

Keywords:

Novelty - claim 1 (yes)
Inventive step - claim 1 (yes)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 52.083K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T117097.20010405

May 2001

D 0023/99 () of 29.5.2001

Online on

31.05.2001

Board

DBA

Decision date

29.5.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

-

Application no.

-

Keywords:

-

Distribution

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 104.775K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2001:D002399.20010529
G 0002/98 (Erfordernis für die Inanspruchnahme einer Priorität für " … of 31.5.2001

Online on

31.05.2001

Board

EBA

Decision date

31.5.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

-

Application no.

-

Keywords:

Auslegung des Begriffs "derselben Erfindung" in Artikel 87 (1) EPÜ
Auslegung im Einklang mit der PVÜ und dem EPÜ
Auslegung in Übereinstimmung mit den Grundsätzen der Gleichbehandlung und der Rechtssicherheit sowie in Einklang mit den Grundsätzen für die Beurteilung von Neuheit und erfinderischer Tätigkeit

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A

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 41.001K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2001:G000298.20010531
G 0002/98 () of 31.5.2001

Online on

31.05.2001

Board

EBA

Decision date

31.5.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

-

Application no.

-

Keywords:

Interpretation of the concept of referred to in Article 87(1) EPC
Consistency of the interpretation with the Paris Convention and the EPC
Conformity of the interpretation with principles of equal treatment and legal certainty and with the requirement of consistency as regards assessment of novelty and inventive step

Distribution

A

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 37.203K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2001:G000298.20010531
G 0002/98 (Requirement for claiming priority of the "same invention") of 31.5.2001

Online on

31.05.2001

Board

EBA

Decision date

31.5.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

-

Application no.

-

Keywords:

Interpretation of the concept of "the same invention" referred to in Article 87(1) EPC
Consistency of the interpretation with the Paris Convention and the EPC
Conformity of the interpretation with principles of equal treatment and legal certainty and with the requirement of consistency as regards assessment of novelty and inventive step

Distribution

A

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 1.238M)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2001:G000298.20010531
G 0002/98 (Condition requise pour qu'il puisse être revendiqué la priorité d … of 31.5.2001

Online on

31.05.2001

Board

EBA

Decision date

31.5.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

-

Application no.

-

Keywords:

"Interprétation de la notion de "même invention" mentionnée à l'article 87(1) CBE"
"Compatibilité de l'interprétation avec la Convention de Paris et la CBE"
"Conformité de l'interprétation avec les principes de l'égalité de traitement et de la sécurité juridique, et avec l'exigence de cohérence dans l'appréciation de la nouveauté et de l'activité inventive"

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A

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Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 42.615K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2001:G000298.20010531
T 0232/00 () of 22.3.2001

Online on

31.05.2001

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

22.3.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F16J 15/32
F16J 15/40

Application no.

90312247.1

Keywords:

Novelty (yes)
Inventive step (yes, after amendments)
Change of category

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 46.072K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T023200.20010322
T 0160/01 () of 14.5.2001

Online on

31.05.2001

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

14.5.2001

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F16J 15/32
B29C 33/00

Application no.

96120826.1

Keywords:

Form der Beschwerde - keine Begründung

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 18.347K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T016001.20010514
T 0068/97 () of 27.3.2001

Online on

31.05.2001

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

27.3.2001

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B41N 10/02

Application no.

90104566.6

Keywords:

Neuheit (nein)

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 32.905K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T006897.20010327
T 0197/97 () of 4.5.2001

Online on

31.05.2001

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

4.5.2001

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G07B 17/02

Application no.

91106946.6

Keywords:

Neuheit (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit (ja)

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 43.449K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T019797.20010504
T 0811/97 () of 27.4.2001

Online on

31.05.2001

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

27.4.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01L 27/10

Application no.

91306176.8

Keywords:

Specific combination of features - not rendered obvious by the prior art

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 50.036K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T081197.20010427
T 1078/97 (Humanes Interferon-beta/DR. RENTSCHLER BIOTECH.) of 12.12.2000

Online on

31.05.2001

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

12.12.2000

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C12N 15/22

Application no.

88105895.2

Keywords:

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hauptantrag - nein
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hilfsantrag - ja

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 58.563K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T107897.20001212
T 0536/99 () of 20.3.2001

Online on

31.05.2001

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

20.3.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B65D 39/08

Application no.

93901507.9

Keywords:

Added subject-matter (yes)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 44.446K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T053699.20010320
T 0239/00 () of 5.4.2001

Online on

30.05.2001

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

5.4.2001

Proc. language

FR

IPC

A47C 17/84

Application no.

94401262.4

Keywords:

Activité inventive (non)

Distribution

C

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 49.940K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T023900.20010405
T 0427/00 () of 10.5.2001

Online on

30.05.2001

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

10.5.2001

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F01N 7/18

Application no.

95110392.8

Keywords:

Neuheit (bejaht)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit (bejaht)

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 66.288K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T042700.20010510
T 0478/99 () of 7.12.2000

Online on

30.05.2001

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

7.12.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A62B 7/00

Application no.

89904968.8

Keywords:

Admissibility of the appeal - yes
Public prior use - no

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 75.979K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T047899.20001207
D 0024/99 () of 14.5.2001

Online on

28.05.2001

Board

DBA

Decision date

14.5.2001

Proc. language

DE

IPC

-

Application no.

-

Keywords:

-

Distribution

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 208.446K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:D002499.20010514
T 0702/00 () of 20.4.2001

Online on

28.05.2001

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

20.4.2001

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B41F 33/00

Application no.

95810055.4

Keywords:

Fehlende Beschwerdebegründung

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 19.089K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T070200.20010420
T 0300/97 (Gas bubbles/UNILEVER) of 14.3.2001

Online on

28.05.2001

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

14.3.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C11D 17/00

Application no.

89306599.5

Keywords:

Novelty (yes) - text of a prior art document interpreted in the light of its whole content
Inventive step (yes)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 54.537K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T030097.20010314
T 0727/97 () of 2.5.2001

Online on

28.05.2001

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

2.5.2001

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B29C 45/14

Application no.

88105509.9

Keywords:

Widerruf des Patents auf Antrag des Patentinhabers

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 19.182K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T072797.20010502
T 1096/97 () of 2.5.2001

Online on

28.05.2001

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

2.5.2001

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B29C 47/08

Application no.

94901728.9

Keywords:

Neuheit (nein)

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 24.291K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T109697.20010502
T 1164/97 (Mushroom flavour/NESTLÉ) of 22.3.2001

Online on

28.05.2001

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

22.3.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A23L 1/28

Application no.

88105223.7

Keywords:

Broadest claim in each request directed to a product solely defined in terms of the process for its production; product not inventive

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 90.093K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T116497.20010322
W 0017/00 (Herbizide/HOECHST) of 21.5.2001

Online on

28.05.2001

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

21.5.2001

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A01N 47/36

Application no.

-

Keywords:

Alternative Lösungen, welche in keinerlei Zusammenhang miteinander stehen

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 28.505K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2001:W001700.20010521
T 0748/98 (Egg shell/BIOMIN) of 23.5.2001

Online on

27.05.2001

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

23.5.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 35/54

Application no.

89111364.9

Keywords:

Novelty (yes)
Inventive step (yes)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 46.339K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T074898.20010523
T 0541/96 () of 7.3.2001

Online on

25.05.2001

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

7.3.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G21B 1/00

Application no.

90916086.3

Keywords:

Industrial application (no)
Sufficiency of disclosure (no)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 41.254K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T054196.20010307
T 0821/96 (Piperazines/WYETH & BROTHER) of 25.4.2001

Online on

25.05.2001

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

25.4.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07D 213/56

Application no.

91917994.5

Keywords:

Clarity and support within the meaning of Article 84 EPC (yes, after amendments)
Reimbursement of the appeal fee (no) - outcome of the decision not affected - equity within the meaning of Rule 67 EPC (no)
Inventive step (yes, afer amendment) - non-obvious improvement

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 134.531K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T082196.20010425
T 0048/98 () of 20.3.2001

Online on

25.05.2001

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

20.3.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B32B 3/10

Application no.

89112899.3

Keywords:

Basis of decisions - right to be heard (no)
Novelty - after amendment (yes)
Decisions re appeals - remittal (yes); reimbursement of appeal fee (yes)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 43.573K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T004898.20010320
T 0348/98 () of 4.5.2001

Online on

25.05.2001

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

4.5.2001

Proc. language

DE

IPC

H05K 7/20

Application no.

93114217.8

Keywords:

Erfinderische Tätigkeit (nein)

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 41.218K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T034898.20010504
T 0233/99 () of 26.4.2001

Online on

25.05.2001

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

26.4.2001

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F41G 7/22

Application no.

94116112.7

Keywords:

Neuheit und erfinderische Tätigkeit (ja)

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 51.589K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T023399.20010426
T 0228/98 () of 4.4.2001

Online on

23.05.2001

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

4.4.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08G 18/06

Application no.

91904246.5

Keywords:

Claims - functional feature
Amendments - added subject-matter (no)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 54.471K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T022898.20010404
T 0356/99 () of 17.5.2001

Online on

23.05.2001

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

17.5.2001

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C08G 64/14

Application no.

95106923.6

Keywords:

Neuheit (bejaht)
Entscheidung über die Beschwerde - Ermessensausübung

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 70.039K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T035699.20010517
T 0420/97 () of 21.3.2001

Online on

22.05.2001

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

21.3.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

D21G 1/00

Application no.

88120268.3

Keywords:

Novelty - main request (yes)
Inventive step - all requests (no)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 46.990K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T042097.20010321
T 0911/97 () of 4.4.2001

Online on

22.05.2001

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

4.4.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01G 4/008

Application no.

93307368.6

Keywords:

Claim 1 (main request) - added subject-matter (yes)
Claim 1 (first and second auxiliary request) - novelty (yes)
Claim 1 (first and second auxiliary request) - inventive step (no)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 56.203K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T091197.20010404
T 0089/98 () of 28.3.2001

Online on

22.05.2001

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

28.3.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C22C 38/22

Application no.

90311661.4

Keywords:

Inventive step (no)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 55.105K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T008998.20010328
T 0186/98 (Ionene polymers/BUCKMAN) of 13.3.2001

Online on

22.05.2001

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

13.3.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C02F 1/50

Application no.

90311183.9

Keywords:

Novelty - no, newly discovered effect in a known use does not confer novelty to the known use

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 34.021K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T018698.20010313
T 0192/98 () of 10.4.2001

Online on

22.05.2001

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

10.4.2001

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A61H 33/02

Application no.

93103458.1

Keywords:

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

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 47.584K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T019298.20010410
T 0277/98 (Silicon catalyst/UNION CARBIDE) of 10.4.2001

Online on

22.05.2001

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

10.4.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07F 7/16

Application no.

86101916.4

Keywords:

Inventive step (no) - arbitrary selection of parameters

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 47.199K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T027798.20010410
T 0074/99 (Sels d'ammonium quaternaire/STEPAN) of 7.3.2001

Online on

22.05.2001

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

7.3.2001

Proc. language

FR

IPC

C11D 1/62

Application no.

85400960.2

Keywords:

Motifs d'opposition relatif à l'exposé incomplet et insuffisant de l'invention : à examiner pendant la procédure de recours (non) - motif introduit trop tard pendant la procédure d'opposition
Nouveauté (requête principale et requête subsidiaire 1 : oui) - choix dans deux listes
Activité inventive (requête principale et requête subsidiaire 1 : non - composition adoucissante additionnelle ; (requête subsidiaire 2 : oui) - composition adoucissante non opposée par la requérante et non suggérée par les documents cités

Distribution

C

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 222.037K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T007499.20010307
T 0992/99 (Food packaging/CRYOVAC) of 4.5.2001

Online on

22.05.2001

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

4.5.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B65B 51/30

Application no.

96910030.4

Keywords:

Inventive step (yes)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 54.508K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T099299.20010504
T 1100/99 () of 22.5.2001

Online on

22.05.2001

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

22.5.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B60R 9/12

Application no.

93102393.1

Keywords:

Inventive step (yes)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 28.383K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T110099.20010522
T 0291/00 () of 15.5.2001

Online on

21.05.2001

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

15.5.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B60T 1/06
B60K 17/04
F16D 65/853

Application no.

93116048.5

Keywords:

Admissibility of opposition (yes)
Substantial procedural violation (yes)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 32.882K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T029100.20010515
T 1054/97 (Insects control/AVENTIS) of 8.11.2000

Online on

21.05.2001

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

8.11.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12N 15/32

Application no.

91108536.3

Keywords:

Novelty - main request - no
Inventive step - first and second auxiliary request - no, third auxiliary request - yes

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 88.126K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T105497.20001108
T 1062/97 () of 7.5.2001

Online on

21.05.2001

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

7.5.2001

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B66F 9/07

Application no.

93100363.6

Keywords:

Einstellung des Beschwerdeverfahrens nach Erlöschen des Patents in allen benannten Vertragsstaaten

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 20.579K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T106297.20010507
T 1113/97 () of 8.3.2001

Online on

21.05.2001

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

8.3.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C03B 8/02

Application no.

88304225.1

Keywords:

Inventive step (yes) after amendment

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 50.360K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T111397.20010308
T 0033/98 () of 20.2.2001

Online on

21.05.2001

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

20.2.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F28D 9/00
F28F 3/10

Application no.

91610057.1

Keywords:

New interpretation of the litigious feature (refused)
Technical contribution of the feature (yes)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 49.815K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T003398.20010220
T 0301/98 () of 13.3.2001

Online on

21.05.2001

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

13.3.2001

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F16L 37/56

Application no.

92111475.7

Keywords:

Änderung - Erweiterung (verneint)
Auslegung der Ansprüche
Erfinderische Tätigkeit (bejaht)

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 67.136K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T030198.20010313
T 0925/98 () of 13.3.2001

Online on

21.05.2001

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

13.3.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F28F 9/02
F25B 39/04

Application no.

89305294.4

Keywords:

No added subject-matter (combination of range ends)
Inventive step (yes)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 50.711K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T092598.20010313
T 0110/99 () of 7.3.2001

Online on

21.05.2001

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

7.3.2001

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B66C 23/70

Application no.

89250106.5

Keywords:

Erfinderische Tätigkeit (bejaht)
Änderungen - Erweiterung (verneint)

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 47.543K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T011099.20010307
T 0304/99 () of 7.5.2001

Online on

21.05.2001

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

7.5.2001

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F16C 29/06

Application no.

89108018.6

Keywords:

Bedingte Rücknahme der Beschwerde
Wegfall der aufschiebenden Wirkung der Beschwerde durch eine solche Rücknahme
Befugnis der Kammer nach ersatzloser Streichung des allein angegriffenen Patentanspruchs

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 29.933K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T030499.20010507
T 0535/99 () of 15.3.2001

Online on

21.05.2001

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

15.3.2001

Proc. language

FR

IPC

B65D 21/02

Application no.

93111159.5

Keywords:

Activité inventive (oui)
Indice révélateur d'activité inventive : long temps écoulé entre une antériorité et le brevet européen (oui)

Distribution

C

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 50.101K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T053599.20010315
T 0553/99 (Undisclosed limiting feature/MANNESMANN) of 21.2.2001

Online on

21.05.2001

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

21.2.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B60K 37/04

Application no.

91916547.2

Keywords:

Addition to a claim of an undisclosed feature limiting the scope of protection during examination proceedings
Conflict between Article 123(2) and (3) EPC solved by the addition of a further feature which is properly disclosed and renders the undisclosed feature inessential

Distribution

B

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 57.072K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T055399.20010221
D 0001/99 () of 15.5.2001

Online on

18.05.2001

Board

DBA

Decision date

15.5.2001

Proc. language

FR

IPC

-

Application no.

-

Keywords:

-

Distribution

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 234.778K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:D000199.20010515
T 0979/97 () of 23.4.2001

Online on

18.05.2001

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

23.4.2001

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B29C 47/00

Application no.

94911928.3

Keywords:

Unzulässige Erweiterung (nein)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit (ja)

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 48.533K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T097997.20010423
T 0226/98 (Famotidin/RICHTER GEDEON) of 7.2.2001

Online on

18.05.2001

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

7.2.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07D 277/48

Application no.

87306882.9

Keywords:

Hauptantrag: Klarheit (verneint) - Unklarheit des abgrenzenden Merkmals 'als pharmazeutisches Produkt'
erster Hilfsantrag: Stützung durch die Anmeldung in der ursprünglich eingereichten Fassung (verneint)
zweiter Hilfsantrag: Neuheit (verneint)

Distribution

A

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 41.145K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T022698.20010207
T 0226/98 (Famotidine/RICHTER GEDEON) of 7.2.2001

Online on

18.05.2001

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

7.2.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07D 277/48

Application no.

87306882.9

Keywords:

Main request: clarity (no) - obscurity of delimiting feature as a pharmaceutical product'
First auxiliary request: support in the application as filed (no)
Second auxiliary request: novelty (no)

Distribution

A

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 33.846K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T022698.20010207
T 0226/98 (Famotidine/RICHTER GEDEON) of 7.2.2001

Online on

18.05.2001

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

7.2.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07D 277/48

Application no.

87306882.9

Keywords:

Main request: clarity (no) - obscurity of delimiting feature

Distribution

A

Decision

No PDF available

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T022698.20010207
T 0226/98 (Famotidine/RICHTER GEDEON) of 7.2.2001

Online on

18.05.2001

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

7.2.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07D 277/48

Application no.

87306882.9

Keywords:

Requête principale : clarté (non) - manque de clarté de la caractéristique distinctive en tant que produit pharmaceutique'"
Première requête subsidiaire : fondement sur la demande telle que déposée (non)
Seconde requête subsidiaire : nouveauté (non)

Distribution

A

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 35.216K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T022698.20010207
T 0276/98 () of 20.3.2001

Online on

18.05.2001

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

20.3.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B44F 1/08

Application no.

88305170.8

Keywords:

Novelty (yes)
Inventive step (yes)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 37.631K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T027698.20010320
T 0469/98 () of 2.5.2001

Online on

18.05.2001

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

2.5.2001

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B29C 45/40

Application no.

93112840.9

Keywords:

Erfinderische Tätigkeit (ja)

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 33.059K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T046998.20010502
T 0764/99 () of 5.12.2000

Online on

18.05.2001

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

5.12.2000

Proc. language

DE

IPC

E05B 65/46

Application no.

92114955.5

Keywords:

Teilschutz eines Elements einer Kombinationserfindung (abgelehnt)

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 63.885K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T076499.20001205
J 0024/96 (Einheitlichkeit der Erfindung) of 27.4.2001

Online on

17.05.2001

Board

3.1.01

Decision date

27.4.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B65B 41/06

Application no.

92120123.2

Keywords:

Einheitlichkeit der Erfindung - bejaht
Verfahrensmangel - verneint

Distribution

A

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 17.018K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:J002496.20010427
J 0024/96 (Unity of invention) of 27.4.2001

Online on

17.05.2001

Board

3.1.01

Decision date

27.4.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B65B 41/06

Application no.

92120123.2

Keywords:

Unity of invention - yes
Procedural violation - no

Distribution

A

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 15.745K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:J002496.20010427
J 0024/96 (Unity of invention/G.D. SOCIETA' PER AZIONI) of 27.4.2001

Online on

17.05.2001

Board

3.1.01

Decision date

27.4.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B65B 41/06

Application no.

92120123.2

Keywords:

Unity of invention - yes
Procedural violation - no

Distribution

A

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 400.751K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:J002496.20010427
J 0024/96 (Unité d'invention) of 27.4.2001

Online on

17.05.2001

Board

3.1.01

Decision date

27.4.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B65B 41/06

Application no.

92120123.2

Keywords:

Unité d'invention - oui
Vice de procédure - non

Distribution

A

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 17.900K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2001:J002496.20010427
T 0081/00 () of 25.1.2001

Online on

17.05.2001

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

25.1.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A47L 9/16

Application no.

93913422.7

Keywords:

Inventive step - claims of second auxiliary request - yes

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 55.321K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T008100.20010125
T 1052/98 (Gene switch/SYNGENTA) of 8.5.2001

Online on

17.05.2001

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

8.5.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12N 15/54

Application no.

90901863.2

Keywords:

Disclosure - sufficiency (no) - undue burden

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 28.891K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T105298.20010508
T 0003/96 () of 21.2.2001

Online on

16.05.2001

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

21.2.2001

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G07D 7/00

Application no.

88119273.6

Keywords:

-

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 90.199K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T000396.20010221
T 1205/97 (Procédé de teinture/L'OREAL) of 25.4.2001

Online on

16.05.2001

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

25.4.2001

Proc. language

FR

IPC

A61K 7/13

Application no.

92400270.2

Keywords:

Requête principale et requête auxiliaire - faisabilité : oui
Mesures routinières
Requête principale et requête auxiliaire - activité inventive : non
Combinaison évidente en vue d'avantages prévisibles

Distribution

C

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 149.767K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T120597.20010425
W 0002/01 () of 27.4.2001

Online on

16.05.2001

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

27.4.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

-

Application no.

-

Keywords:

Reasoned statement (no)
Protest inadmissible

Distribution

B

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 48.081K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:W000201.20010427
T 0349/00 (Unzulässigkeit der Beschwerde/SCHAUSTEN) of 5.4.2001

Online on

15.05.2001

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

5.4.2001

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G06F 17/00
B65G 1/137

Application no.

94105359.7

Keywords:

Unzulässigkeit der Beschwerde
Form der Beschwerde - ausreichende Begründung (verneint) - Verweis auf früheres Vorbringen

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 52.199K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T034900.20010405
T 0134/99 () of 10.4.2001

Online on

15.05.2001

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

10.4.2001

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F04C 29/10

Application no.

90105783.6

Keywords:

Erfinderische Tätigkeit (ja)
Im Beschwerdeverfahren eingereichte Druckschriften - berücksichtigt (ja)
Am Ende einer mündlichen Verhandlung beabsichtigte Überreichung einer neuen Druckschrift - verweigert

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 46.247K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T013499.20010410
D 0011/00 () of 9.5.2001

Online on

14.05.2001

Board

DBA

Decision date

9.5.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

-

Application no.

-

Keywords:

-

Distribution

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 232.593K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:D001100.20010509
T 0845/97 (Feeding composition/NOVARTIS) of 1.3.2001

Online on

14.05.2001

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

1.3.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A23L 1/308

Application no.

91810813.5

Keywords:

Novelty - yes - generic term does not destroy novelty of a specific type of food
Inventive step: no - obvious combination

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 56.048K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T084597.20010301
T 0081/98 (Pharmaceutical formulations/FISONS) of 28.3.2001

Online on

14.05.2001

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

28.3.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 31/35

Application no.

93301442.5

Keywords:

Novelty: no - claimed range anticipated by an individualised value of the prior art
Late filed requests: no - contrary to a direction of the Board

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 35.496K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T008198.20010328
T 0899/98 (Shippable microbicide/MINNTECH) of 7.3.2001

Online on

14.05.2001

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

7.3.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A01N 57/00

Application no.

87905672.9

Keywords:

Procedural violation - yes - decision of first instance defect as to lack of reasoning for a ground of opposition

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 32.667K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T089998.20010307
T 0230/99 () of 7.5.2001

Online on

14.05.2001

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

7.5.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08K 5/00

Application no.

94917077.3

Keywords:

Basis of decisions - right to be heard
Agreement to a decision on the case as it stands
Amendments (not admissible)
Inventive step (no)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 23.791K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T023099.20010507
W 0004/99 () of 12.3.2001

Online on

14.05.2001

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

12.3.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08G 63/60

Application no.

-

Keywords:

Lack of unity a posteriori (yes)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 30.938K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:W000499.20010312
T 0678/00 () of 3.4.2001

Online on

11.05.2001

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

3.4.2001

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F22B 37/10

Application no.

91907522.6

Keywords:

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (bejaht)

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 64.625K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T067800.20010403
T 0691/95 () of 2.3.2001

Online on

11.05.2001

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

2.3.2001

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G21C 3/06

Application no.

88110964.9

Keywords:

EPÜ Art. 113(1) Rechtliches Gehör - mündliche Verhandlung - Gelegenheit zur Stellungnahme (bejaht)
EPÜ Art. 100b) Einspruchsgründe - unzureichende Offenbarung

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 95.253K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T069195.20010302
D 0009/99 () of 9.2.2001

Online on

10.05.2001

Board

DBA

Decision date

9.2.2001

Proc. language

DE

IPC

-

Application no.

-

Keywords:

-

Distribution

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 471.710K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:D000999.20010209
T 0089/01 () of 7.5.2001

Online on

10.05.2001

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

7.5.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61B 19/08

Application no.

95939135.0

Keywords:

Missing Statement of Grounds

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 17.756K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T008901.20010507
T 0522/97 () of 21.3.2001

Online on

10.05.2001

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

21.3.2001

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B23B 5/36

Application no.

90903819.2

Keywords:

Neuheit (bejaht)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit (bejaht)

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 44.770K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T052297.20010321
T 1196/97 () of 27.4.2001

Online on

10.05.2001

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

27.4.2001

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C21C 1/02

Application no.

93119836.0

Keywords:

Neuheit (ja) - nach Änderung
Erfinderische Tätigkeit (ja) - nach Änderung

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 41.462K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T119697.20010427
T 0841/98 () of 6.3.2001

Online on

10.05.2001

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

6.3.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08G 63/81

Application no.

93120804.5

Keywords:

Novelty - inherent disclosure (no)
Multiple priorities
Inventive step (yes)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 61.812K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T084198.20010306
T 0128/99 () of 27.3.2001

Online on

10.05.2001

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

27.3.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61F 13/15

Application no.

92116558.5

Keywords:

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

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 56.046K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T012899.20010327
T 0963/99 () of 27.3.2001

Online on

10.05.2001

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

27.3.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

E04C 3/34

Application no.

93903549.9

Keywords:

Late-filed document (admitted)
Novelty (no)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 45.576K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T096399.20010327
W 0001/01 (Apatite/DOLCI) of 18.4.2001

Online on

10.05.2001

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

18.4.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 6/033

Application no.

99936957.2

Keywords:

-

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 19.942K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:W000101.20010418
T 0165/98 (Indoles/SYNGENTA) of 6.3.2001

Online on

09.05.2001

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

6.3.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07D 209/08

Application no.

87309931.1

Keywords:

Amendments (allowable) - directly and unambiguously derivable from numerous examples
Inventive step (yes, after amendment) - effect credible for all claimed compounds - unobvious solution

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 138.396K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T016598.20010306
T 0434/98 (Pigmente/CONSORTIUM) of 4.4.2001

Online on

09.05.2001

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

4.4.2001

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C09K 19/40

Application no.

93119438.5

Keywords:

Neuheit (ja) - Merkmale nicht implizit offenbart - keine eindeutige und unmittelbare Offenbarung der Merkmalskombination
Erfinderische Tätigkeit (nein) - willkürliche Auswahl von Abmessungen für Teilchengröße

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 56.476K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T043498.20010404
T 0337/99 () of 24.4.2001

Online on

09.05.2001

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

24.4.2001

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F23Q 7/00
H05B 3/10

Application no.

94114747.2

Keywords:

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - nach Änderung (ja)

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 58.441K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T033799.20010424
T 0777/98 (Wiedereinsetzung/BASF) of 30.3.2001

Online on

08.05.2001

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

30.3.2001

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C09D 5/44

Application no.

93912386.5

Keywords:

Regelmäßige Postlaufzeit
Gebotene Sorgfalt
Übertragung nationaler Maßstäbe (offengelassen)
Alle gebotene Sorgfalt (nein)

Distribution

A

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 26.682K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T077798.20010330
T 0777/98 (Wiedereinsetzung/BASF) of 30.3.2001

Online on

08.05.2001

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

30.3.2001

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C09D 5/44

Application no.

93912386.5

Keywords:

Regelmäßige Postlaufzeit
Gebotene Sorgfalt - Übertragung nationaler Maßstäbe (offengelassen)
Alle gebotene Sorgfalt (nein)

Distribution

A

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 59.092K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T077798.20010330
T 0777/98 (Re-establishment/BASF) of 30.3.2001

Online on

08.05.2001

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

30.3.2001

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C09D 5/44

Application no.

93912386.5

Keywords:

Standard delivery times
Due care - application of national standards (left open)
All due care (no)

Distribution

A

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 23.529K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T077798.20010330
T 0777/98 (Restitutio in integrum/BASF) of 30.3.2001

Online on

08.05.2001

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

30.3.2001

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C09D 5/44

Application no.

93912386.5

Keywords:

Délai normal d'acheminement par la poste
Vigilance nécessaire - Application de critères nationaux (question non tranchée)
Toute la vigilance nécessitée par les circonstances (non)

Distribution

A

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 27.838K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T077798.20010330
T 0140/99 () of 27.3.2001

Online on

08.05.2001

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

27.3.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F16J 15/12

Application no.

92919878.6

Keywords:

Addition of subject-matter (no)
Extension of scope (no)
Novelty (yes)
Inventive step (yes)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 48.751K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T014099.20010327
T 0162/99 () of 14.2.2001

Online on

08.05.2001

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

14.2.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B65G 47/50

Application no.

92907923.4

Keywords:

Inventive step - yes

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 61.068K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T016299.20010214
T 0469/99 () of 3.4.2001

Online on

08.05.2001

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

3.4.2001

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B65D 83/00
B65D 81/32

Application no.

92117160.9

Keywords:

Ausreichende Offenbarung (bejaht)
Erweiterung des Schutzbereiches (verneint)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit (bejaht)

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 42.480K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T046999.20010403
T 1023/99 () of 5.3.2001

Online on

07.05.2001

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

5.3.2001

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A61B 17/58

Application no.

96109520.5

Keywords:

Erfinderische Tätigkeit (nein: Hauptantrag; ja: Hilfsantrag)

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 35.283K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T102399.20010305
T 1092/97 () of 22.3.2001

Online on

04.05.2001

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

22.3.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

D04H 1/56

Application no.

90900366.7

Keywords:

Obvious errors - yes
Novelty and inventive step - yes

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 48.433K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T109297.20010322
T 1198/97 (Spray drying/UNILEVER) of 5.3.2001

Online on

03.05.2001

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

5.3.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B01D 1/16

Application no.

90203444.6

Keywords:

Novelty - yes, no implicit disclosure
Procedural violation - yes, introduction of evidence by opposition division in oral proceedings without indicating relevant facts thereof
Competence for requests concerning the minutes of first instance oral proceedings

Distribution

B

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 49.906K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T119897.20010305
T 0420/98 () of 21.3.2001

Online on

03.05.2001

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

21.3.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B05C 1/08
B05C 11/02
B05C 1/16

Application no.

91850096.8

Keywords:

Inventive step - known process

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 42.398K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T042098.20010321
T 0578/98 () of 13.2.2001

Online on

03.05.2001

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

13.2.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

D04B 21/02

Application no.

92909759.0

Keywords:

Novelty - yes
Inventive step - yes

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 41.856K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T057898.20010213
T 0214/99 () of 6.3.2001

Online on

03.05.2001

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

6.3.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04B 1/56

Application no.

86902237.6

Keywords:

Added subject-matter (main request, yes)
Inventive step (auxiliary request, no)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 55.107K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T021499.20010306
T 0361/99 () of 6.3.2001

Online on

03.05.2001

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

6.3.2001

Proc. language

FR

IPC

F27B 7/20

Application no.

93401355.8

Keywords:

Activité inventive (oui)

Distribution

C

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 64.390K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T036199.20010306
W 0018/00 () of 20.3.2001

Online on

03.05.2001

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

20.3.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08G 69/44

Application no.

-

Keywords:

Assessment of unity a posteriori

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 24.728K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:W001800.20010320
T 0698/97 () of 12.12.2000

Online on

02.05.2001

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

12.12.2000

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B41F 13/42

Application no.

90115060.7

Keywords:

Verspätet eingereichte Änderungen (zulässig)
Schutzbereich der Ansprüche erweitert (nein)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit (ja)

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 37.114K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T069897.20001212
T 0400/99 (Gamma Interferons/GENENTECH) of 12.10.2000

Online on

02.05.2001

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

12.10.2000

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12N 15/23

Application no.

84308710.7

Keywords:

Novelty (yes): claimed subject-matter not directly and unambiguously derivable from the prior art
Inventive step (yes)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 68.800K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:T040099.20001012

April 2001

D 0005/99 () of 2.5.2000

Online on

30.04.2001

Board

DBA

Decision date

2.5.2000

Proc. language

DE

IPC

-

Application no.

-

Keywords:

-

Distribution

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 439.103K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2000:D000599.20000502
T 1112/00 () of 6.4.2001

Online on

30.04.2001

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

6.4.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A47L 15/48

Application no.

97102503.6

Keywords:

Main request - added subject-matter (yes)
Main request - novelty (no)
Auxiliary request - novelty (yes)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 36.969K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T111200.20010406
T 0063/01 () of 20.4.2001

Online on

30.04.2001

Board

3.5.02