Decisions in 2004

All board of appeal decisions released for publication in 2004 are shown in the list below by month.

Available months in 2004

December 2004

T 0508/00 () of 29.6.2004

Online on

30.12.2004

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

29.6.2004

Proc. language

FR

IPC

B05B 12/00

Application no.

94400636.0

Keywords:

Location équivalent à une vente pour un usage antérieur
Mauvaise communication entre sociétés filiales ne constitue pas une excuse valable pour admettre des documents déposés tardivement
Admission des attestations fournies en réponse à une décision de la division d'opposition
Renvoi à l'instance du premier degrée

Distribution

C

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 50.209K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T050800.20040629
T 0603/00 () of 22.12.2004

Online on

30.12.2004

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

22.12.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01R 33/06

Application no.

90104717.5

Keywords:

Patentability - (no)
Novelty - (no)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 23.680K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T060300.20041222
T 1102/00 (Mammalian membrane receptors/CNRS) of 1.6.2004

Online on

30.12.2004

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

1.6.2004

Proc. language

FR

IPC

C12N 15/81

Application no.

89400768.1

Keywords:

Main request and auxiliary request 1 - disclaimer not allowable
Auxiliary requests 2 to 4 - inventive step (no)
Auxiliary request 5 - not admitted in the appeal proceedings

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 45.591K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T110200.20040601
T 0537/02 (Detergent composition/UNILEVER) of 19.10.2004

Online on

30.12.2004

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

19.10.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12N 9/56

Application no.

92900769.8

Keywords:

Main request: sufficiency of disclosure (yes)
Novelty (yes)
Inventive step (no)
First auxiliary request: inventive step (no)
Second auxiliary request: inventive step (no)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 39.475K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T053702.20041019
T 0951/02 (Unterhaltungs- und Geldspielgerät/NSM) of 9.11.2004

Online on

30.12.2004

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

9.11.2004

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G07F 17/32

Application no.

98119132.3

Keywords:

Erfinderische Tätigkeit (nein)
Formulierung einer objektiven technischen Aufgabe aus einer nichttechnischen Aufgabenstellung in der Anmeldung

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 26.625K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T095102.20041109
T 1090/02 (Luciferase/PROMEGA) of 30.9.2004

Online on

30.12.2004

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

30.9.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12Q 1/66

Application no.

91919421.7

Keywords:

Added subject-matter (no)
Sufficiency of disclosure (yes)
Novelty (yes)
Inventive step (yes)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 53.157K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T109002.20040930
T 1136/02 () of 9.11.2004

Online on

30.12.2004

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

9.11.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

E04F 15/14
E04F 15/02
E04F 13/08

Application no.

98106535.2

Keywords:

Main and first auxiliary request - added subject-matter (yes)
Second auxiliary request - added subject-matter (no) - disclosure - sufficiency (yes) - novelty and inventive step (yes)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 57.427K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T113602.20041109
T 1142/02 () of 10.11.2004

Online on

30.12.2004

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

10.11.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

E04F 15/14
E04F 15/02
E04F 13/08

Application no.

98201555.4

Keywords:

Main request - added subject-matter (no); Disclosure sufficiency (yes); Novelty and inventive step (yes)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 58.158K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T114202.20041110
T 0241/03 () of 22.11.2004

Online on

30.12.2004

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

22.11.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F16G 11/10

Application no.

97121738.5

Keywords:

Novelty - public prior use (yes)
Inventive step (no) - main request
Inventive step (yes) - auxiliary request

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 39.753K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T024103.20041122
T 0370/03 () of 18.11.2004

Online on

30.12.2004

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

18.11.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G21C 9/06

Application no.

96934265.8

Keywords:

Inventive step (no)
Admissibility of late-filed request (no)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 36.160K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T037003.20041118
T 0926/01 () of 30.11.2004

Online on

29.12.2004

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

30.11.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61N 1/368

Application no.

91300085.7

Keywords:

Novelty, inventive step (yes)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 31.248K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T092601.20041130
T 0011/02 () of 18.10.2004

Online on

29.12.2004

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

18.10.2004

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A61N 1/05

Application no.

93118003.8

Keywords:

Neuheit - nein

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 32.402K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T001102.20041018
T 0488/02 () of 10.12.2004

Online on

29.12.2004

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

10.12.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A63B 43/00

Application no.

98947687.4

Keywords:

Extension of subject-matter - yes
Inventive step - no

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 65.069K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T048802.20041210
T 0761/02 () of 18.11.2004

Online on

29.12.2004

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

18.11.2004

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B65H 54/38

Application no.

93924483.6

Keywords:

-

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 31.666K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T076102.20041118
T 0823/02 () of 17.12.2004

Online on

29.12.2004

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

17.12.2004

Proc. language

FR

IPC

A45B 23/00

Application no.

00410029.3

Keywords:

Nouveauté (oui)
Activité inventive (oui)

Distribution

C

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 63.616K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T082302.20041217
T 1075/02 () of 3.12.2004

Online on

29.12.2004

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

3.12.2004

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A61F 13/00

Application no.

96112202.5

Keywords:

Zulässigkeit der Beschwerde (ja)
Zulässigkeit der Änderungen in Anspruch 1, Haupt- und Hilfsantrag (ursprüngliche Offenbarung und Klarheit) (nein)

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 68.146K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T107502.20041203
T 1135/02 (Amortissement des bruits/HPI) of 9.11.2004

Online on

29.12.2004

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

9.11.2004

Proc. language

FR

IPC

F04C 15/00

Application no.

96401657.0

Keywords:

Activité inventive (oui)

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 73.055K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T113502.20041109
T 0486/03 () of 12.11.2004

Online on

29.12.2004

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

12.11.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A01J 5/017

Application no.

95202251.5

Keywords:

Novelty (yes)
Inventive step (no)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 64.859K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T048603.20041112
T 0426/00 () of 27.6.2003

Online on

28.12.2004

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

27.6.2003

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F01N 3/20

Application no.

94117307.2

Keywords:

Main request: Novelty - (yes)
Auxiliary request I: Suspension of the appeal proceedings

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 32.354K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2003:T042600.20030627
T 0735/00 (Anti-CRP antibodies/IATRON LABORATORIES, INC.) of 23.3.2004

Online on

28.12.2004

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

23.3.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12P 21/08

Application no.

90906370.3

Keywords:

Late filed auxiliary requests 1 to 3 - admissibility - (yes)
Novelty - main request and auxiliary request 1 - (no)
Inventive step - auxiliary requests 2 and 3 - (no)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 56.885K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T073500.20040323
T 0348/02 () of 7.12.2004

Online on

28.12.2004

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

7.12.2004

Proc. language

DE

IPC

E04G 21/04

Application no.

94902681.9

Keywords:

Neuheit (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit(ja)

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 34.937K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T034802.20041207
T 1143/02 () of 29.9.2004

Online on

28.12.2004

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

29.9.2004

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A42B 3/14

Application no.

94107187.0

Keywords:

Erfinderische Tätigkeit (ja)

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 66.127K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T114302.20040929
T 0249/03 () of 30.11.2004

Online on

28.12.2004

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

30.11.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F21V 11/02

Application no.

96901087.5

Keywords:

Inventive step - no (main and auxiliary request)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 34.648K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T024903.20041130
T 0386/03 () of 27.10.2004

Online on

28.12.2004

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

27.10.2004

Proc. language

FR

IPC

A43C 3/00

Application no.

95117772.4

Keywords:

Revendication modifiée de manière à étendre son objet au-delà de la demande telle que déposée à l'origine (requêtes principale et auxiliaire) (non)
Activité inventive (requête principale) (non), (requête auxiliaire) (oui)

Distribution

C

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 79.990K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T038603.20041027
T 0361/00 () of 16.6.2004

Online on

27.12.2004

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

16.6.2004

Proc. language

FR

IPC

C04B 7/60

Application no.

92402140.5

Keywords:

Recevabilité du recours (oui)
Nouveauté (oui) : objet du prétendu usage public non défini
Activité inventive (oui)
Audition de témoin (non)
Renvoi pour poursuite de la procédure (non)
Vice(s) substantiel(s) de procédure (non)
Remboursement de la taxe de recours (non)

Distribution

C

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 67.078K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T036100.20040616
T 0856/01 () of 9.11.2004

Online on

27.12.2004

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

9.11.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61N 1/365

Application no.

91116269.1

Keywords:

Opposition grounds - lack of patentability
Inventive step - no

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 25.220K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T085601.20041109
T 0148/02 () of 30.11.2004

Online on

27.12.2004

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

30.11.2004

Proc. language

DE

IPC

H01B 17/28

Application no.

94113592.3

Keywords:

Erfinderische Tätigkeit (bejaht)

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 30.162K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T014802.20041130
T 0533/02 () of 26.10.2004

Online on

27.12.2004

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

26.10.2004

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F42B 12/72
F42B 15/34
C04B 37/00

Application no.

97935567.4

Keywords:

Ausführbarkeit (bejaht)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit (bejaht)

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 36.635K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T053302.20041026
T 0508/04 () of 21.12.2004

Online on

27.12.2004

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

21.12.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C22C 38/44

Application no.

95610027.5

Keywords:

Missing statement of grounds

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 15.789K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T050804.20041221
T 1086/99 (Edible oil/fat compositions/KAO CORPORATION) of 10.11.2004

Online on

27.12.2004

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

10.11.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A23D 9/00

Application no.

92202859.2

Keywords:

Admissibility of new opposition ground (yes): correct use of the discretionary power by opposition division
Main request: Article 123 EPC (yes): support in the application as originally filed
Clarity (yes): term 'cooking' taken in its broadest meaningful sense
Novelty (no): the use claim encompasses the use of the olive oil known from prior art
First auxiliary request: Article 123 EPC (no): the disclaimer is not allowable since the prior art is not so remote to disappear for the assessment of inventive step
Second auxiliary request: inventive step (no): obvious method steps for the preparation of a known product
Third auxiliary request: inventive step (no): further conventional steps

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 63.661K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T108699.20041110
T 1025/01 () of 23.11.2004

Online on

23.12.2004

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

23.11.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08G 18/08

Application no.

94906554.4

Keywords:

Form of opponent's appeal - admissible (yes)
Inventive step (main request) - yes (exclusion of hindsight)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 52.356K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T102501.20041123
T 0141/02 () of 14.12.2004

Online on

23.12.2004

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

14.12.2004

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A61H 33/02

Application no.

95103609.4

Keywords:

Änderungen - Erweiterung (bejaht)

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 23.165K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T014102.20041214
T 0172/02 ("Inhalationspulver/BOEHRINGER") of 18.11.2004

Online on

23.12.2004

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

18.11.2004

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A61K 9/00

Application no.

92924673.4

Keywords:

Zukässigkeit der während der mündlichen Verhandlung eingereichten Anträge (ja):"bona fide"
- Versuch der Beschwerdeführerin Einwendungen der Kammer während der mündlichen Verhandlung Rechnung zu tragen
Hauptantrag: Klarheit (nein), Erweiterung des Schutzbereichs (ja)
Hilfsanträge 1 und 2: Verstoß gegen Artikel 123 (2) EPÜ durch Aufnahme einer speziellen Ausführungsform eines in den Erstunterlagen generell definierten Merkmals aus einem Beispiel in die Ansprüche (ja), Klarheit (nein)

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 55.130K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T017202.20041118
T 0833/02 (Cis-Cyclopropanes/CHEMINOVA) of 16.11.2004

Online on

23.12.2004

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

16.11.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07C 61/35

Application no.

96924795.6

Keywords:

Main request: inventive step (yes) - non-obvious solution

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 268.285K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T083302.20041116
T 1154/02 () of 5.10.2004

Online on

23.12.2004

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

5.10.2004

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B29C 47/00

Application no.

95111549.2

Keywords:

Ausführbarkeit, ja
Erfinderische Tätigkeit, nein

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 27.566K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T115402.20041005
T 1081/03 () of 16.12.2004

Online on

23.12.2004

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

16.12.2004

Proc. language

DE

IPC

E05C 3/04
E05B 13/10
E05B 3/06

Application no.

95117749.2

Keywords:

Einspruch - Zulässigkeit (nein)
Mangelnde Substantiierung

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 34.432K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T108103.20041216
T 0272/04 (Betrieb einer Einrichtung zur Datenübertragung/CM Electronic) of 5.10.2004

Online on

23.12.2004

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

5.10.2004

Proc. language

DE

IPC

H04B 3/54

Application no.

93106866.2

Keywords:

Erfinderische Tätigkeit (verneint)
Zurückverweisung (verneint)

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 33.903K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T027204.20041005
T 0303/04 () of 13.12.2004

Online on

23.12.2004

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

13.12.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08G 18/02

Application no.

92111701.6

Keywords:

Missing Statement of Grounds

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 51.410K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T030304.20041213
T 0661/04 () of 20.12.2004

Online on

23.12.2004

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

20.12.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G02B 5/30

Application no.

99925813.0

Keywords:

Missing statement of Grounds

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 15.210K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T066104.20041220
W 0016/04 (Muscle acetylcholine receptor/HELLENIC PASTEUR INSTITUTE) of 2.12.2004

Online on

23.12.2004

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

2.12.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12N 15/12

Application no.

-

Keywords:

Lack of unity a posteriori (yes)
Protest dismissed (yes)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 72.476K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2004:W001604.20041202
W 0036/04 () of 10.12.2004

Online on

23.12.2004

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

10.12.2004

Proc. language

DE

IPC

H01L 21/68

Application no.

-

Keywords:

Einheitlichkeit (nein)
Kammer nicht kompetent über die Höhe der vorgeschriebenen zusätzlichen Gebühren zu entscheiden

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 73.397K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2004:W003604.20041210
T 0251/01 () of 13.10.2004

Online on

22.12.2004

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

13.10.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B32B 27/12

Application no.

92304269.1

Keywords:

Amendments - allowable (yes)
Novelty (yes)
Remittal (yes)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 30.440K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T025101.20041013
T 0402/02 () of 23.11.2004

Online on

22.12.2004

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

23.11.2004

Proc. language

DE

IPC

H02K 5/14

Application no.

95931227.3

Keywords:

Große Beschwerdekammer - Befassung durch die Beschwerdekammer (nein)
Klärende Änderungen - zugelassen

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 36.756K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T040202.20041123
T 0206/03 () of 21.9.2004

Online on

22.12.2004

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

21.9.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B43K 1/12

Application no.

97113369.9

Keywords:

Extension beyond the application as filed - yes

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 28.035K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T020603.20040921
T 0454/03 (vecteur viral/TRANSGENE) of 6.10.2004

Online on

22.12.2004

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

6.10.2004

Proc. language

FR

IPC

C12N 15/86

Application no.

95941755.1

Keywords:

Requête principale - activité inventive - non
Requête subsidiaire - admissibilité - oui
Requête subsidiaire - renvoi à la première instance - non
Requête subsidiaire - activité inventive - oui

Distribution

C

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 59.938K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T045403.20041006
T 0664/03 () of 20.10.2004

Online on

22.12.2004

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

20.10.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B32B 27/08

Application no.

92917586.7

Keywords:

Main request and 1st to 5th auxiliary requests: amendments - added subject-matter (yes) - correction of obvious error (no)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 35.607K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T066403.20041020
T 0296/04 () of 17.12.2004

Online on

22.12.2004

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

17.12.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B65D 41/34

Application no.

02013299.9

Keywords:

Extension of subject-matter beyond content of parent application (no); remittal to first instance for further prosecution

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T029604.20041217
T 0860/00 (Particulate detergent composition/UNILEVER) of 28.9.2004

Online on

21.12.2004

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

28.9.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C11D 3/10

Application no.

91305058.9

Keywords:

Inventive step (main request - no): surprisingly improved property not credible in respect of the whole range of the claimed compositions
Inventive step (first auxiliary request - yes): surprisingly improved property

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T086000.20040928
T 0003/03 (Cold flow Additives/INFINEUM) of 19.10.2004

Online on

21.12.2004

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

19.10.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C10L 1/02

Application no.

93905284.1

Keywords:

Main request: admissibility of amendment - no; no generalisation of an effect obtained for particular embodiments
First auxiliary request: novelty - yes; use in a different process - process of a prior art document according to Article 54(3) EPC requiring a particular process step excluded by means of a disclaimer

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T000303.20041019
T 1063/03 () of 16.12.2004

Online on

21.12.2004

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

16.12.2004

Proc. language

FR

IPC

A61K 38/48

Application no.

97919487.5

Keywords:

Rétablissement dans le délai de quatre mois exposant les motifs du recours (non)
Cessation de l'empêchement - date

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T106303.20041216
T 0123/02 (Fuel additive/CHEVRON) of 1.10.2004

Online on

20.12.2004

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

1.10.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C10L 1/18

Application no.

95917106.7

Keywords:

Remittal for further prosecution of inventive step on the basis of a different interpretation of the claims

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T012302.20041001
T 1059/02 () of 4.10.2004

Online on

20.12.2004

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

4.10.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01L 29/737

Application no.

97105449.9

Keywords:

Novelty (yes)
Inventive step (yes): no clear disclosure in the prior art

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T105902.20041004
T 1098/02 (Wafer polishing/SHIN-ETSU) of 15.10.2004

Online on

20.12.2004

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

15.10.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01L 21/306

Application no.

94303951.1

Keywords:

Inventive step - auxiliary request (yes)
Claimed upper limit - not an arbitrary limit

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T109802.20041015
T 0183/03 () of 13.12.2004

Online on

20.12.2004

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

13.12.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01N 33/18

Application no.

96250030.2

Keywords:

Novelty (yes)
Inventive step (yes)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T018303.20041213
T 0740/98 (Dioxazines/SUMITOMO) of 9.11.2004

Online on

20.12.2004

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

9.11.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C09B 62/503

Application no.

90101890.3

Keywords:

Applicability of G 1/03 - (yes)
Allowability of disclaimer - requirement of accidental anticipation - added subject-matter (yes)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T074098.20041109
T 0485/00 (Calcium carbonate filler/MINERALS TECHNOLOGIES) of 22.9.2004

Online on

17.12.2004

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

22.9.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C01F 11/18

Application no.

95118362.3

Keywords:

Sufficiency of disclosure: yes - measuring methods not expressly indicated in patent
Novelty: yes
Inventive step: yes - non obvious alternative

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T048500.20040922
T 0929/02 () of 9.12.2004

Online on

17.12.2004

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

9.12.2004

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G02B 5/08
G02B 1/10

Application no.

95810679.1

Keywords:

Erfinderische Tätigkeit (bejaht)
Verfahren aus dem Stand der Technik stellen keine äquivalenten Alternativen dar.

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Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 86.323K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T092902.20041209
T 0918/03 () of 7.12.2004

Online on

17.12.2004

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

7.12.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61B 17/34

Application no.

94303387.8

Keywords:

Novelty and inventive step (yes, after amendments)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T091803.20041207
T 0384/00 () of 21.10.2004

Online on

16.12.2004

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

21.10.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

D01F 6/46

Application no.

94110503.3

Keywords:

Amendments - allowable (yes)
Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step (yes) - problem and solution

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T038400.20041021
T 0765/01 () of 2.11.2004

Online on

16.12.2004

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

2.11.2004

Proc. language

DE

IPC

D06C 7/02

Application no.

95810058.8

Keywords:

Einspruchsgründe - Erweiterung (Hauptantrag)
Neuheit und erfinderische Tätigkeit - bejaht (Hilfsantrag)
Rechtliches Gehör - Gelegenheit zur Stellungnahme

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Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 73.620K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T076501.20041102
T 0787/01 () of 28.9.2004

Online on

16.12.2004

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

28.9.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B23B 27/14

Application no.

94907035.3

Keywords:

Clarity (yes)
Sufficiency of disclosure (yes)
Document late filed in opposition - discussed in the written submission of the parties during the appeal proceedings - admitted in appeal (yes)
Novelty (yes)
Inventive step (yes)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T078701.20040928
T 1161/01 (Erfassung des Verhaltens eines Fahrschülers/Oerlikon Contraves AG) of 8.12.2004

Online on

16.12.2004

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

8.12.2004

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G09B 9/05

Application no.

97115242.6

Keywords:

Keine vom Patentinhaber gebilligte Fassung des Patents

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Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 16.114K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T116101.20041208
T 0337/02 (Blondiermittel für menschliche Haare/KPSS-Kao Professional Salon … of 16.12.2004

Online on

16.12.2004

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

16.12.2004

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A61K 7/135

Application no.

94101350.0

Keywords:

Hauptantrag und Hilfsantrag: Neuheit (nein): Die Angabe des pH-Wertes in der gebrauchsfertigen Mischung wirkt nicht einschränkend für die Mischung in Pulverfom. Die Pulvermischung aus dem Stand der Technik ist von Anspruch 1 umfaßt

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Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 36.164K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T033702.20041216
T 0611/02 () of 9.11.2004

Online on

16.12.2004

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

9.11.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

D04H 1/40

Application no.

95118292.2

Keywords:

Sufficiency of disclosure - no

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T061102.20041109
T 0970/02 () of 25.10.2004

Online on

16.12.2004

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

25.10.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B23D 59/00

Application no.

91919168.4

Keywords:

Disclaimer - no
Admissibility of amendments - yes
Novelty and inventive step - yes

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T097002.20041025
T 0634/03 () of 25.11.2004

Online on

16.12.2004

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

25.11.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C03B 23/03

Application no.

99202168.3

Keywords:

Extension beyond the content of the parent application (main and auxiliary request - yes)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T063403.20041125
T 0813/04 () of 8.12.2004

Online on

16.12.2004

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

8.12.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B01D 61/00

Application no.

96908984.6

Keywords:

Missing statement of grounds

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 15.889K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T081304.20041208
T 0964/01 (IgG antibodies/THE WELLCOME FOUNDATION LIMITED) of 3.12.2004

Online on

15.12.2004

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

3.12.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07K 16/06
C12P 21/08

Application no.

91917891.3

Keywords:

Added subject-matter - new main request and auxiliary request - (no)
Remittal to first instance department - (yes)

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 25.671K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T096401.20041203
T 0067/03 () of 8.12.2004

Online on

15.12.2004

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

8.12.2004

Proc. language

FR

IPC

G01B 7/02

Application no.

97935594.8

Keywords:

Activité inventive (requête principale - non)

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Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 41.291K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T006703.20041208
T 0002/01 () of 20.10.2004

Online on

14.12.2004

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

20.10.2004

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C08L 23/02

Application no.

91104029.3

Keywords:

Disclaimer - Zulässigkeit (Hauptantrag - verneint)
Vorlage an die Große Beschwerdekammer (abgelehnt)
Neuheit (Hilfsantrag - bejaht)

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Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 67.256K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T000201.20041020
T 0208/01 () of 2.10.2003

Online on

14.12.2004

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

2.10.2003

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08F 299/06

Application no.

90304243.0

Keywords:

Main request - novelty (no)

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 48.279K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2003:T020801.20031002
T 0241/02 () of 24.9.2004

Online on

14.12.2004

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

24.9.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C23C 2/28

Application no.

94919818.8

Keywords:

Reinsertion of portion of description

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 33.305K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T024102.20040924
T 0909/02 () of 23.11.2004

Online on

14.12.2004

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

23.11.2004

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B05D 7/00

Application no.

97903326.3

Keywords:

Neuheit (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit (ja)

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Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 36.652K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T090902.20041123
T 0845/99 (Hostile interference/DIGI-MEDIA VISION) of 4.11.2004

Online on

14.12.2004

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

4.11.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04N 7/08

Application no.

91907056.5

Keywords:

Admissibility of amended main and first auxiliary requests (no)
Inventive step - admissible second auxiliary request (no)

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 28.442K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T084599.20041104
J 0016/03 (Withdrawal of international application/ASTEX) of 26.11.2004

Online on

13.12.2004

Board

3.1.01

Decision date

26.11.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

-

Application no.

-

Keywords:

-

Distribution

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 64.288K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:J001603.20041126
T 0299/00 () of 10.11.2004

Online on

13.12.2004

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

10.11.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B01D 53/04

Application no.

95100967.9

Keywords:

Amendments - added subject-matter (no)
Inventive step - (yes)
Exclusion of hindsight

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 30.833K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T029900.20041110
T 0779/02 () of 24.11.2004

Online on

13.12.2004

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

24.11.2004

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G01N 21/90

Application no.

94924822.3

Keywords:

Neuheit: bejaht (Neuheit einer Anzahl)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit: bejaht (Überwindung eines Vorurteils)

Distribution

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Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 35.731K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T077902.20041124
T 1194/02 () of 19.11.2004

Online on

13.12.2004

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

19.11.2004

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B23P 15/14

Application no.

96103849.4

Keywords:

Erfinderische Tätigkeit (Haupt- und Hilfsantrag 1) - nein
Hilfsantrag 2 als verspätet nicht zugelassen (mit Merkmal aus Beschreibung, am Ende der mündlichen Verhandlung eingereicht)

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Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 32.072K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T119402.20041119
T 0508/02 () of 9.11.2004

Online on

10.12.2004

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

9.11.2004

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F16N 11/08

Application no.

96914917.8

Keywords:

Zulässigkeit des Einspruchs (bejaht)
Änderungen - Zulässigkeit (bejaht)
Neuheit und erfinderische Tätigkeit (bejaht)

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Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 29.725K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T050802.20041109
T 0006/03 () of 28.10.2004

Online on

10.12.2004

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

28.10.2004

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A61F 13/02

Application no.

97921804.7

Keywords:

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - verneint
Einreichung des 1. Hilfsantrag - als unzulässig zurückgewiesen
Änderungen - unzulässige Erweiterung

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Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 71.258K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T000603.20041028
T 1142/01 () of 26.10.2004

Online on

09.12.2004

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

26.10.2004

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B65H 5/22

Application no.

95105620.9

Keywords:

Erfinderische Tätigkeit (ja)

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Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 26.260K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T114201.20041026
T 0613/02 () of 3.12.2004

Online on

09.12.2004

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

3.12.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H03K 3/037

Application no.

96938370.2

Keywords:

Admissibility of the amendments (yes)
Inventive step - after amendment (yes)

Distribution

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 25.340K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T061302.20041203
T 0935/02 () of 21.9.2004

Online on

09.12.2004

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

21.9.2004

Proc. language

FR

IPC

B60S 1/34

Application no.

93401828.4

Keywords:

Activité inventive - requêtes principale et subsidiaire (non)

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Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 35.866K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T093502.20040921
T 0592/04 () of 30.11.2004

Online on

09.12.2004

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

30.11.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G02B 23/00

Application no.

97912612.5

Keywords:

Main request - novelty (no)
Auxiliary requests - substantial amendments - remittal to first instance

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 25.470K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T059204.20041130
T 0528/00 () of 8.12.2004

Online on

08.12.2004

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

8.12.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G03F 7/09

Application no.

93918462.8

Keywords:

Inventive step - no (main and five auxiliary requests)

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 42.061K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T052800.20041208
T 0579/00 (Glycinderivate/AVENTIS) of 9.9.2004

Online on

08.12.2004

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

9.9.2004

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C07D 239/46

Application no.

95103333.1

Keywords:

Hauptantrag, Hilfsantrag 1 - Klarheit (nein) - widersprüchliche Merkmale
Hilfsantrag 2: Klarheit (ja) - Widerspruch gelöst, Neuheit (ja) - Merkmale nicht in Kombination offenbart, Erfinderische Tätigkeit (nein) - willkürliche Auswahl
Rückzahlung Beschwerdegebühr (nein) - kein Verfahrensfehler

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Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 45.408K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T057900.20040909
T 1075/01 () of 22.10.2004

Online on

08.12.2004

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

22.10.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08L 23/04

Application no.

93921509.1

Keywords:

Late-filed material (partially admitted)
Priority (not valid)
Interpretation of parameter
Novelty (yes)
Inventive step - remittal

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 68.874K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T107501.20041022
T 0381/02 () of 26.8.2004

Online on

08.12.2004

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

26.8.2004

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C08L 33/12

Application no.

94904623.9

Keywords:

Große Beschwerdekammer - Befassung (verneint)
Einspruchsgründe
Neuheit - (Hauptantrag: verneint, Hilfsantrag: bejaht)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Aufgabe und Lösung (Hilfsantrag: bejaht)

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Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 416.006K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T038102.20040826
T 0434/02 () of 9.11.2004

Online on

08.12.2004

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

9.11.2004

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G08G 1/0968

Application no.

95250281.3

Keywords:

Klarheit - (nein)

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Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 22.069K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T043402.20041109
T 0567/02 () of 14.10.2004

Online on

08.12.2004

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

14.10.2004

Proc. language

FR

IPC

C08F 265/06

Application no.

94910444.2

Keywords:

Nouveauté (oui)
Activité inventive (oui)

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Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 76.112K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T056702.20041014
T 0868/02 () of 21.9.2004

Online on

08.12.2004

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

21.9.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08L 25/02

Application no.

94201636.1

Keywords:

Extension of protection (no) - deletion of disclaimer (yes)
Novelty (no) - selection criteria not met
Late request - not admitted

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Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 55.295K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T086802.20040921
T 0924/02 (Fluorierte Alkane/BAUSCH & LOMB) of 4.11.2004

Online on

08.12.2004

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

4.11.2004

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C07C 19/08

Application no.

98106109.6

Keywords:

Hauptantrag: Neuheit (nein) - Einzelverbindung vorbeschrieben
Hilfsanträge 1 und 2: Neuheit (ja) - Merkmalskombination nicht offenbart - mehrfache Auswahl aus Listen; erfinderische Tätigkeit (nein) - Verbesserung nicht für gesamte Breite - Beweislast - umformulierte Aufgabe - naheliegende Lösung

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Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 48.757K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T092402.20041104
T 1060/02 () of 28.9.2004

Online on

08.12.2004

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

28.9.2004

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B42D 15/00

Application no.

96810653.4

Keywords:

Erfinderische Tätigkeit (nein)

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Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 24.754K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T106002.20040928
T 0658/03 () of 7.10.2004

Online on

08.12.2004

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

7.10.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08F 210/00

Application no.

96913550.8

Keywords:

Amendments - Art. 123(2) and (3) - added subject-matter (yes) (main request, auxiliary requests I, IV, V) extension of protection conferred (yes) (auxiliary request VI)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T065803.20041007
T 0981/01 () of 24.11.2004

Online on

07.12.2004

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

24.11.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G07C 5/00

Application no.

92921310.6

Keywords:

Parties to appeal - entitlement to appeal
Adversely affected (no)

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 20.844K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T098101.20041124
T 1150/02 (Redispersible composition with reactive epoxide groups/Elotex) of 7.12.2004

Online on

07.12.2004

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

7.12.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08F 2/24

Application no.

96100581.6

Keywords:

Novelty (yes)
Inventive step (yes)
Parties to appeal - entitlement to appeal

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 100.414K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T115002.20041207
T 1166/02 (Heat sink/SAINT-GOBAIN) of 23.11.2004

Online on

07.12.2004

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

23.11.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01L 23/433

Application no.

95201765.5

Keywords:

Request for a decision on the basis of the documents presently on file
The reasons for the non-allowability of the application incorporated in the decision by reference to the communication under Article 11(1) RPBA

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 18.182K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T116602.20041123
T 0638/04 () of 4.11.2004

Online on

07.12.2004

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

4.11.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07D 417/12

Application no.

99108192.8

Keywords:

Missing Statement of Grounds

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 15.217K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T063804.20041104
T 0639/04 () of 30.11.2004

Online on

07.12.2004

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

30.11.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07D 417/06

Application no.

95101489.3

Keywords:

Missing Statement of Grounds

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 15.363K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T063904.20041130
T 1135/01 () of 11.10.2004

Online on

06.12.2004

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

11.10.2004

Proc. language

FR

IPC

B05B 13/04

Application no.

94400699.8

Keywords:

Renvoi de l'affaire à la première instance (oui)
Répartition des frais (non)

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Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 52.559K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T113501.20041011
T 0490/02 () of 27.10.2004

Online on

06.12.2004

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

27.10.2004

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B65D 90/04

Application no.

97110715.6

Keywords:

Erfinderische Tätigkeit (ja)

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Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 24.306K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T049002.20041027
T 1184/02 () of 29.11.2004

Online on

06.12.2004

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

29.11.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01N 21/03

Application no.

94925997.2

Keywords:

Claim 1 - inventive step (yes)

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 25.222K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T118402.20041129
T 0115/03 () of 19.10.2004

Online on

06.12.2004

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

19.10.2004

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B05D 7/14

Application no.

96914182.9

Keywords:

Neuer Einspruchsgrund zum ersten Mal im Beschwerdeverfahren vorgebracht - nicht zugelassen
Erfinderische Tätigkeit (Haupt- und Hilfsanträge 1 bis 3 - nein)

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Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 51.777K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T011503.20041019
T 1089/03 () of 6.8.2004

Online on

06.12.2004

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

6.8.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B01J 29/076

Application no.

99972245.7

Keywords:

Amendments - allowable (yes)
Novelty (yes)
Remittal (yes)

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 53.470K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T108903.20040806
T 1120/00 (Soybean desaturase/DU PONT) of 22.10.2004

Online on

03.12.2004

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

22.10.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12N 15/53

Application no.

91909981.2

Keywords:

Main request, auxiliary requests 1 and 2 - novelty (no)
Auxiliary request 3 - added subject-matter (no)
Extension of protection (no)
Novelty (yes)

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 57.993K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T112000.20041022
T 1028/01 (Immunglobulinlösungen/OCTAPHARMA) of 16.8.2004

Online on

03.12.2004

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

16.8.2004

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A61K 39/395

Application no.

92111947.5

Keywords:

Erweiterung des Schutzbereichs - (nein)
Neuheit - (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)

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Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 43.417K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T102801.20040816
T 0215/02 () of 22.10.2004

Online on

03.12.2004

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

22.10.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B24B 7/24

Application no.

94117033.4

Keywords:

Lack of approval with text of patent; revocation of the European patent

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 16.027K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T021502.20041022
T 0425/02 () of 21.10.2004

Online on

03.12.2004

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

21.10.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61F 13/56

Application no.

95916091.2

Keywords:

Admissibility of amendments in appeal proceedings - late filed request (no)
Change of claim category from product to method of manufacturing the product - allowable
Remittal (yes)

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 66.086K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T042502.20041021
T 0213/03 () of 7.10.2004

Online on

03.12.2004

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

7.10.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

D21F 11/14

Application no.

95927342.6

Keywords:

Admissibility of amendments and of disclaimer with respect to Article 54(3) and (4) documents (yes)
Clarity of amendments (yes)
Enabling disclosure (yes)
Novelty (yes)
Remittal to first instance

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 37.487K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T021303.20041007
T 0867/03 () of 21.9.2004

Online on

03.12.2004

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

21.9.2004

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B65D 41/04

Application no.

98909299.4

Keywords:

Erfinderische Tätigkeit (ja, nach Änderung)

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Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 33.675K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T086703.20040921
T 1234/03 () of 29.11.2004

Online on

03.12.2004

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

29.11.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B65G 17/00

Application no.

99119536.3

Keywords:

Interlocutory revision - substantial procedural violation - reimbursement of appeal fee (no)
Extension of subject-matter (no)
Novelty (yes)
Inventive step (yes)

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 27.607K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T123403.20041129
W 0032/04 () of 3.12.2004

Online on

03.12.2004

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

3.12.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

-

Application no.

-

Keywords:

Non-unity a posteriori (no)

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 65.405K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:W003204.20041203
T 1000/01 (Image decoding method/MATSUSHITA) of 8.10.2004

Online on

02.12.2004

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

8.10.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04N 11/04

Application no.

98118076.3

Keywords:

Inventive step (yes, after amendment)

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 28.716K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T100001.20041008
T 0564/02 () of 30.9.2004

Online on

02.12.2004

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

30.9.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08F 297/08

Application no.

93307190.4

Keywords:

Novelty (main request) - no
Product-by-process - feature not distinguishing
Sufficiency (auxiliary request) - yes
Novelty (auxiliary request) - yes

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 163.209K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T056402.20040930
T 0888/02 () of 12.8.2004

Online on

02.12.2004

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

12.8.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B41C 1/10

Application no.

97919526.0

Keywords:

Main request: added subject-matter (no), validity of priority (no), novelty (no)
Auxiliary requests: not admitted, insufficient substantiation, abuse of process

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 43.394K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T088802.20040812
T 0366/99 () of 27.9.2004

Online on

01.12.2004

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

27.9.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C09D 9/00

Application no.

88304241.8

Keywords:

Clarity: objected expression already present in claims as granted - no opposition ground
Sufficiency: - (yes)
Novelty: - with respect to objections in first instance proceedings - (yes), with respect to objections in appeal proceedings - (remittal)
Remittal - (yes)

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 41.094K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T036699.20040927

November 2004

T 0384/02 (Milk separation/MAASLAND) of 1.7.2004

Online on

30.11.2004

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

1.7.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A01J 9/00

Application no.

94201622.1

Keywords:

Clarity of the amendments

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Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 36.588K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T038402.20040701
T 0643/02 (Deflecting/MAASLAND) of 16.9.2004

Online on

30.11.2004

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

16.9.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A01J 7/00

Application no.

94203288.9

Keywords:

Subject-matter extending beyond the content of the grandparent application as filed

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 40.645K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T064302.20040916
T 0795/02 (Insulated gate semiconductor device/MITSUBISHI) of 21.5.2003

Online on

30.11.2004

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

21.5.2003

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01L 29/72

Application no.

94116733.0

Keywords:

Restitutio in integrum - granted
Isolated mistake in a normally satisfactory system

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 22.802K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2003:T079502.20030521
T 0029/03 () of 6.10.2004

Online on

30.11.2004

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

6.10.2004

Proc. language

FR

IPC

F02M 35/10

Application no.

96928500.6

Keywords:

Activité inventive (seconde requête subsidiaire) (oui)

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Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 35.610K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T002903.20041006
T 0205/00 (Imidazole N-benzyldioxol/AVENTIS PHARMA) of 10.11.2004

Online on

29.11.2004

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

10.11.2004

Proc. language

FR

IPC

C07D 405/06

Application no.

96938266.2

Keywords:

Requête unique : modifications - admissibles (oui)
Nouveauté (oui) - composés individuels non explicitement décrits dans l'état de la technique cité
Renvoi à la première instance afin de poursuivre la procédure

Distribution

C

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 114.029K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T020500.20041110
T 1118/00 () of 17.11.2004

Online on

26.11.2004

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

17.11.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G02C 7/06

Application no.

92901906.5

Keywords:

Novelty (yes)
Inventive step (yes)

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Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 32.995K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T111800.20041117
T 0014/01 (Reduced dye release/UNILEVER) of 3.11.2004

Online on

26.11.2004

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

3.11.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C11D 3/00

Application no.

91305515.8

Keywords:

Main request - (no): disclaimer aiming at removing overlap with a non accidental anticipation violates Article 123(2) EPC
First and second auxiliary requests - (no): not novel

Distribution

B

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 38.623K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T001401.20041103
T 0318/01 () of 18.11.2004

Online on

26.11.2004

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

18.11.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01M 2/02

Application no.

93301783.2

Keywords:

Series of fundamental procedural deficiencies resulting in unclear legal and factual framework of the case on appeal - remittal for further prosecution (yes) - substantial procedural violations - reimbursement of appeal fee (yes)

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Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 39.532K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T031801.20041118
T 0056/02 () of 19.11.2004

Online on

26.11.2004

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

19.11.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B21B 28/04
B21B 28/02
B23B 5/08

Application no.

95109638.7

Keywords:

Inventive step (yes)

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Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 34.304K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T005602.20041119
T 0534/02 () of 16.9.2004

Online on

26.11.2004

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

16.9.2004

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B41F 13/004

Application no.

97106049.6

Keywords:

Erfinderische Tätigkeit (ja)

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 27.859K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T053402.20040916
T 0222/03 () of 27.10.2004

Online on

26.11.2004

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

27.10.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B60R 1/06
G02B 5/08
G02B 1/10

Application no.

95109548.8

Keywords:

Novelty (yes)
Inventive step (yes)

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C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 38.895K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T022203.20041027
T 0719/03 () of 14.10.2004

Online on

26.11.2004

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

14.10.2004

Proc. language

DE

IPC

E04B 1/41

Application no.

93810258.9

Keywords:

Wiedereinsetzung in den vorigen Stand - (nein)
Sorgfaltspflicht des Vertreters - (nein)

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 25.559K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T071903.20041014
T 0095/04 () of 29.9.2004

Online on

26.11.2004

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

29.9.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01L 27/108

Application no.

98913144.6

Keywords:

Request for an opportunity of being heard
Refund of the appeal fee

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 25.446K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T009504.20040929
W 0028/03 (Iridium compounds/DU PONT DE NEMOURS) of 15.11.2004

Online on

26.11.2004

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

15.11.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C09K 11/06

Application no.

-

Keywords:

Protest - inadmissible

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 54.607K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:W002803.20041115
J 0001/03 (Re-establishment of rights) of 6.10.2004

Online on

25.11.2004

Board

3.1.01

Decision date

6.10.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

-

Application no.

00967695.8

Keywords:

All due care required by the circumstances

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 26.936K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:J000103.20041006
T 0174/02 () of 25.11.2004

Online on

25.11.2004

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

25.11.2004

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A61N 1/365

Application no.

93919017.9

Keywords:

Neuheit (nein, Hauptantrag)
Klarheit (verneint, Hilfsanträge)

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 39.213K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T017402.20041125
T 0849/00 () of 21.10.2004

Online on

24.11.2004

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

21.10.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61N 5/10

Application no.

93203354.1

Keywords:

Main request, Article 100(c) EPC, opposition grounds - extension of subject-matter - divisional application
Auxiliary requests, Article 123(2) EPC, amendments added subject-matter (yes)

Distribution

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Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 27.626K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T084900.20041021
T 1004/01 () of 1.9.2004

Online on

24.11.2004

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

1.9.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B32B 5/24

Application no.

95904810.9

Keywords:

Extension of subject-matter - all requests (yes)
Disclosure (no) - exemplified parameter value - lower limit of an open ended claimed range
Amendments (auxiliary requests) - features closely associated to the exemplified parameter value - not allowable
Undisclosed feature - technical contribution - yes

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Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 58.515K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T100401.20040901
T 0382/03 (Wireless ground link/HARRIS) of 20.7.2004

Online on

24.11.2004

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

20.7.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 17/40
G05D 1/00

Application no.

96308035.3

Keywords:

Inadmissible opposition - ambiguous identity of opponent
Sub-authorisation of professional representative - standard of proof
Novelty (yes), inventive step (no)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 74.152K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T038203.20040720
W 0026/04 () of 17.11.2004

Online on

24.11.2004

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

17.11.2004

Proc. language

DE

IPC

H02K 1/14
H02K 17/26
H02K 17/18
H02K 21/46

Application no.

-

Keywords:

Einheitlichkeit a posteriori (nein)

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Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 58.268K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:W002604.20041117
T 0052/00 () of 16.6.2004

Online on

23.11.2004

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

16.6.2004

Proc. language

FR

IPC

A61K 7/09

Application no.

95401268.8

Keywords:

Utilisation antérieure publique - admissible (oui)
Nouveaux éléments de preuves - admissible (non)
Nouveauté (oui)
Activité inventive (oui)
Saisine de la Grande Chambre de Recours (non)

Distribution

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Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 70.347K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T005200.20040616
T 0276/00 (Quinuclidinenes/PFIZER) of 28.10.2004

Online on

23.11.2004

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

28.10.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07D 453/02

Application no.

93910521.9

Keywords:

Inventive step (yes) - non-obvious alternative compounds
Remittal to the first instance

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 189.378K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T027600.20041028
T 0285/00 (Dissolution aid/UNILEVER) of 22.10.2004

Online on

23.11.2004

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

22.10.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C11D 17/06

Application no.

94903842.6

Keywords:

Admissibility of a disclaimer (no): disclaimer largely not based on disclosure of prior art document cited under Article 54(3) EPC and thereby providing more distance of the remaining claimed subject-matter from relevant prior art document cited under Article 54(2) EPC

Distribution

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Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 28.955K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T028500.20041022
T 0405/00 (Bleaching tablet/UNILEVER) of 14.10.2004

Online on

23.11.2004

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

14.10.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C11D 17/00

Application no.

91309597.2

Keywords:

Main and first auxiliary request (no): amendment in the claim extending protection
Second auxiliary request - (yes): amendments in the claims extending protection (no) - introducing unclarity (no) supported by the original disclosure (yes)

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 57.438K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T040500.20041014
T 0373/01 (Decodieren von Binärsignalen/BOSCH) of 14.10.2004

Online on

23.11.2004

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

14.10.2004

Proc. language

DE

IPC

H04B 1/66

Application no.

92118663.1

Keywords:

Änderung - Erweiterung (verneint)

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Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 33.136K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T037301.20041014
T 0066/98 () of 17.11.2004

Online on

23.11.2004

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

17.11.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C11D 1/68

Application no.

91301509.5

Keywords:

Patentee's agreement of the text (no) - revocation

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 17.900K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T006698.20041117
J 0007/04 () of 9.11.2004

Online on

22.11.2004

Board

3.1.01

Decision date

9.11.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

-

Application no.

03004171.9

Keywords:

Application of Rule 25(1) EPC
Filing of divisional application time limit

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 24.563K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:J000704.20041109
T 0225/01 (Detergent compositions/PROCTER) of 18.6.2004

Online on

22.11.2004

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

18.6.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C11D 3/37

Application no.

93870155.4

Keywords:

Main request (no): not novel
Auxiliary requests I and II (no): added subject-matter
Auxiliary request III (no): obvious alternative
Auxiliary request IV (yes): non-obvious modification of the prior art

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T022501.20040618
T 0951/01 () of 24.9.2004

Online on

22.11.2004

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

24.9.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08F 4/02

Application no.

92304926.6

Keywords:

Amendments - added subject-matter (no)
Novelty (yes) - no implicit disclosure in the prior art
Inventive step (yes) after amendment

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 56.131K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T095101.20040924
T 0737/02 (Personal care composition/UNILEVER PLC, et al) of 23.9.2004

Online on

22.11.2004

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

23.9.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 7/48

Application no.

97901057.6

Keywords:

Main, first to fourth auxiliary requests - inventive step - no: claimed combination of features obvious over a prior art example in combination with a preferred embodiment of the description

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 36.157K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T073702.20040923
T 0427/03 (Delivery device/ALZA CORPORATION) of 13.10.2004

Online on

22.11.2004

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

13.10.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61L 15/16

Application no.

89907896.8

Keywords:

Remittal to the first instance - yes: insufficiently reasoned decision and no legal basis for the decision
Reimbursement of the appeal fee - no: not equitable

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 25.528K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T042703.20041013
T 0309/99 (Ultrasonic imaging agent/MOLECULAR BIOSYSTEMS) of 17.9.2004

Online on

22.11.2004

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

17.9.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 49/00

Application no.

88120371.5

Keywords:

Auxiliary request containing amended claims prima facie inadmissible for late-filing but capable of maintaining patent revoked at first instance - right of other party to be heard - interest of third parties in certainty - suspensive effect of appeal - admissibility of request conditional as patentee's undertaking not to bring infringement proceedings until board's decision issued
Main request, first and second auxiliary requests: inventive step (no) - insufficient evidence that the objective problem was solved over the whole range claimed
Third auxiliary request - inventive step (yes) - problem solved over the whole range claimed, proposed solution was not obvious

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 64.151K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T030999.20040917
T 0932/99 () of 3.8.2004

Online on

22.11.2004

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

3.8.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B01D 71/02

Application no.

93114421.6

Keywords:

Appeal - admissible (yes)
Late filed evidence - admitted (yes)
Decision re appeals - remittal (yes)
Costs - apportionment of future costs (no) - apportionment of part of costs (yes)

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 72.535K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T093299.20040803
T 0460/01 () of 21.10.2004

Online on

19.11.2004

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

21.10.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01M 4/00

Application no.

94909274.6

Keywords:

Withdrawal of opposition by sole opponent/respondent
Sufficiency of disclosure (yes)
Novelty and inventive step (yes)

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 38.053K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T046001.20041021
T 0344/02 () of 20.7.2004

Online on

19.11.2004

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

20.7.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B41M 1/30

Application no.

94305972.5

Keywords:

Appeal of one party inadmissible
Implicit abandonment of subject-matter (no)
Amendments occasioned by grounds of appeal (main and first to third auxiliary requests, no; fourth and fifth auxiliary requests, yes)
Prohibition of reformatio in peius extending to individual arguments (no)
Inventive step (fourth and fifth auxiliary requests, no)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T034402.20040720
T 0986/02 (Anticytokine/YEDA) of 21.10.2004

Online on

19.11.2004

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

21.10.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 38/00

Application no.

92107685.7

Keywords:

Inventive step - (yes)

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 35.165K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T098602.20041021
T 0155/03 () of 5.10.2004

Online on

19.11.2004

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

5.10.2004

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F21K 7/00
F21V 8/00
G02B 6/42

Application no.

94113820.8

Keywords:

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - bejaht (unzulässige ex-post-facto- Analyse)

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Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 34.538K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T015503.20041005
T 0603/03 () of 3.11.2004

Online on

19.11.2004

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

3.11.2004

Proc. language

DE

IPC

H01B 7/02

Application no.

97107614.6

Keywords:

-

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Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 31.941K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T060303.20041103
T 1169/03 () of 10.11.2004

Online on

19.11.2004

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

10.11.2004

Proc. language

FR

IPC

A61K 39/106

Application no.

95914428.8

Keywords:

Irrecevabilité (oui)
Motifs de recours non déposés

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Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 17.678K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T116903.20041110
T 0182/02 () of 27.10.2004

Online on

18.11.2004

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

27.10.2004

Proc. language

DE

IPC

H01R 9/26

Application no.

94106797.7

Keywords:

Erfinderische Tätigkeit (ja)

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Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 25.203K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T018202.20041027
T 0442/02 (Lithium tert-alkoxide/FMC) of 26.10.2004

Online on

18.11.2004

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

26.10.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07C 31/30

Application no.

94929124.9

Keywords:

All requests: inventive step (no) - alleged unexpected effect not shown - obvious process parameter

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 28.928K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T044202.20041026
T 0379/03 () of 28.10.2004

Online on

18.11.2004

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

28.10.2004

Proc. language

FR

IPC

A61F 2/44

Application no.

97919466.9

Keywords:

Activité inventive (oui, après modifications)

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Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 29.552K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T037903.20041028
J 0013/02 () of 26.6.2003

Online on

17.11.2004

Board

3.1.01

Decision date

26.6.2003

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F28D 20/00

Application no.

00710010.0

Keywords:

Zuständigkeit der Eingangsstelle nach EPÜ 2000 - verneint
Zuständigkeit der Prüfungsabteilung nach EPÜ 2000 - bejaht
Korrektur des Prioritätsdatums - nein

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Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 48.120K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2003:J001302.20030626
T 0903/00 (Benefit of therapy/NEW ENGLAND MEDICAL) of 27.10.2004

Online on

17.11.2004

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

27.10.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 15/20

Application no.

90914375.2

Keywords:

Protection of legitimate expectations
Reimbursement of appeal fee (no)

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 22.013K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T090300.20041027
T 1169/01 () of 5.11.2004

Online on

17.11.2004

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

5.11.2004

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G09B 19/16

Application no.

97115245.9

Keywords:

Antrag des Patentinhabers auf Widerruf

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Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 15.819K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T116901.20041105
T 1227/01 () of 12.10.2004

Online on

17.11.2004

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

12.10.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

E21B 10/64
E21B 10/40
E21B 7/20

Application no.

94900844.5

Keywords:

Additional subject-matter (yes)

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 27.197K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T122701.20041012
T 0151/02 (Système sélectif d'accès/GIFILA) of 29.10.2004

Online on

17.11.2004

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

29.10.2004

Proc. language

FR

IPC

G06F 3/033

Application no.

91900692.4

Keywords:

Système connu effectivement adapté à l'utilisation revendiquée (oui)

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Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 27.924K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T015102.20041029
T 0398/03 () of 4.11.2004

Online on

17.11.2004

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

4.11.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F23R 3/40

Application no.

95105173.9

Keywords:

Revocation in effect requested by both parties - patent revoked

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 17.265K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T039803.20041104
T 0993/00 () of 21.10.2004

Online on

16.11.2004

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

21.10.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04H 1/00

Application no.

93119058.1

Keywords:

Disclosure - sufficiency (yes)

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 29.370K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T099300.20041021
T 0474/01 () of 28.9.2004

Online on

16.11.2004

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

28.9.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01N 33/53
G01N 21/47
G01N 35/02

Application no.

89113614.5

Keywords:

Interpretation of claim, closest prior art

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 53.482K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T047401.20040928
T 0846/02 () of 29.7.2004

Online on

15.11.2004

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

29.7.2004

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B29B 17/02

Application no.

95942651.1

Keywords:

Zulässigkeit der Beschwerde der Beschwerdeführerin II (ja)
Neuheit (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit (ja)

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Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 29.337K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T084602.20040729
T 0380/03 () of 28.10.2004

Online on

15.11.2004

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

28.10.2004

Proc. language

FR

IPC

G07B 17/02

Application no.

92403468.9

Keywords:

Nouveauté - (oui)
Activité inventive - (oui)

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Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 29.036K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T038003.20041028
T 0851/99 () of 28.9.2004

Online on

15.11.2004

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

28.9.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G21C 17/022

Application no.

94307893.1

Keywords:

Novelty (yes)
Remittal for further prosecution (yes)

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Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 29.726K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T085199.20040928
T 0687/00 () of 5.10.2004

Online on

12.11.2004

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

5.10.2004

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B32B 27/08

Application no.

96115692.4

Keywords:

Änderungen - Streichung von unklaren Merkmalen nach Aufnahme beschränkender Merkmale (bejaht)
Klarheit der Ansprüche (bejaht)

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Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 36.978K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T068700.20041005
T 0298/01 (Dérivés oxysulfurés et fluorés/RHODIA CHIMIE) of 7.10.2004

Online on

12.11.2004

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

7.10.2004

Proc. language

FR

IPC

C07C 313/04

Application no.

96400624.1

Keywords:

Requête unique : disclaimer - admissibilité (oui) - divulgation fortuite
Nouveauté (oui) - renvoi pour poursuite de la procédure

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Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 35.980K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T029801.20041007
T 0210/02 (Use of deprenyl in dogs/DEPRENYL ANIMAL HEALTH, INC.) of 1.10.2004

Online on

11.11.2004

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

1.10.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 31/135

Application no.

96103701.7

Keywords:

Since the immune system is very complex, the mere allegation that an effect occurs is not sufficient to support an inventive step as required by Article 56 EPC

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 40.650K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T021002.20041001
T 0672/04 () of 14.10.2004

Online on

11.11.2004

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

14.10.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04B 1/40

Application no.

99903076.0

Keywords:

Missing statement of grounds

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Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 15.552K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T067204.20041014
T 0728/99 (Faktor-VIII/IMMUNO AG) of 14.5.2004

Online on

11.11.2004

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

14.5.2004

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G01N 33/86

Application no.

92890015.8

Keywords:

Erfinderische Tätigkeit (ja)

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Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 57.332K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T072899.20040514
T 0440/02 (Semifluorierte Alkane/MEINERT) of 30.9.2004

Online on

10.11.2004

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

30.9.2004

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C07C 19/08

Application no.

96927711.0

Keywords:

Hauptantrag, Hilfsantrag 1: Verwendungsanspruch nicht im gesamten Umfang ausführbar
Hilfsantrag 2: von Einspruchsumfang nicht umfaßt - keine Entscheidungsbefugnis der Kammer

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Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 40.962K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T044002.20040930
T 0536/02 (Omeprazole/ASTRA) of 19.10.2004

Online on

10.11.2004

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

19.10.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07D 401/12

Application no.

96922339.5

Keywords:

Inventive step (yes after amendment) - no pointer to the particular process features

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 79.778K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T053602.20041019
T 0874/02 (Fluorine-doped silicon oxide layer/APPLIED MATERIALS) of 30.9.2004

Online on

10.11.2004

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

30.9.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01L 21/316

Application no.

98107039.4

Keywords:

Inventive step (yes) - after amendments

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Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 37.841K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T087402.20040930
T 0943/99 (Fabric softening composition/UNILEVER) of 6.10.2004

Online on

10.11.2004

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

6.10.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C11D 1/835

Application no.

92306336.6

Keywords:

Novelty (no): all features disclosed in combination - physical characteristics of different batches of product commercialised under a specific trade name and according to given specifications cannot diverge to a great extent (point 1.2.3 of the Reasons for the Decision)

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 115.129K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T094399.20041006
T 0356/01 () of 30.9.2004

Online on

09.11.2004

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

30.9.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G02B 1/04

Application no.

94115368.6

Keywords:

Sufficiency of disclosure (yes) - burden of proof not discharged
Inventive step (yes) - formulation of the technical problem

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 76.515K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T035601.20040930
T 1146/01 () of 2.9.2004

Online on

09.11.2004

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

2.9.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08L 23/04

Application no.

91122310.5

Keywords:

Amendments - added subject-matter (main and 1st auxiliary requests: yes)
Allowability of a disclaimer - delimitation against state of the art under Article 54(2) - accidental anticipation (2nd auxiliary request: no)

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 303.430K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T114601.20040902
T 0696/02 () of 2.11.2004

Online on

09.11.2004

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

2.11.2004

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G03D 13/00

Application no.

95108409.4

Keywords:

Erfinderische Tätigkeit: bejaht
Der Verzicht auf die Teilnahme an der mündlichen Verhandlung kommt der Rücknahme des Antrags auf die mündliche Verhandlung gleich
Allein durch die Eröffnung des Konkursverfahrens erlischt die Einsprechenden- bzw. Beschwerdeführerstellung nicht

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Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 34.969K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T069602.20041102
T 0769/02 () of 20.9.2004

Online on

09.11.2004

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

20.9.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08K 3/04

Application no.

96113925.0

Keywords:

Clarity (yes) - definition by data to be calculated from the results of routine analyis not objectionable
Sufficiency - no undue burden

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 175.241K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T076902.20040920
T 1049/99 (Composition cosmétique fitrante/L'OREAL) of 9.11.2004

Online on

09.11.2004

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

9.11.2004

Proc. language

FR

IPC

A61K 7/42

Application no.

91905300.9

Keywords:

Requête principale, requête subsidiaire n° 1, nouveauté (non) - faute d'une définition précise, la caractéristiquephotostable ne permet pas de distinguer le produit revendiqué de l'art antérieur
Requêtes subsidiaires n° 2, 2A et 2B, recevabilité du disclaimer (non)
Requêtes subsidiaires n° 3, 4, 4A, 5, 5A, 8, activité inventive (non) - l'objet revendiqué découle d'une simple combinaison des enseignements de l'état de la technique
Requête subsiaidire n° 6, nouveauté (non) - effet technique revendiqué déjà connu
Les critères énoncés dans G 0002/88 et G 0006/88 ne peuvent être purement et simplement transposés à des revendications de procédé

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Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 161.769K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T104999.20041109
T 0204/01 () of 18.8.2004

Online on

08.11.2004

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

18.8.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G07F 7/08

Application no.

93924638.5

Keywords:

-

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 33.041K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T020401.20040818
T 0026/02 () of 13.10.2004

Online on

08.11.2004

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

13.10.2004

Proc. language

DE

IPC

H03K 17/18

Application no.

93113943.0

Keywords:

-

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 37.417K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T002602.20041013
T 0476/03 () of 30.9.2004

Online on

08.11.2004

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

30.9.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B24D 13/14

Application no.

95929427.3

Keywords:

Amended claims filed about one month before date of oral proceedings - admitted
Extension of subject-matter (auxiliary request 2 - yes, auxiliary request 4 - no)
Enabling disclosure (yes)
Novelty (auxiliary request 4 - yes)
Inventive step (auxiliary request 4 - no)
Admissibility of auxiliary requests 5 and 6 (no - amendments to the claims of the patent as granted not occasioned by the grounds of appeal)
Request for remittal to first instance for further examination of auxiliary requests 5 and 6 - rejected

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T047603.20040930
W 0018/03 (Use of statins/NOVIMMUNE S.A.) of 3.11.2004

Online on

08.11.2004

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

3.11.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 31/22

Application no.

-

Keywords:

Consolidation request granted: same claims, analogous argumentation
The different pathways are not reflected in distinguishable technical effects

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:W001803.20041103
W 0023/03 (Use of statins/NOVIMMUNE S.A.) of 3.11.2004

Online on

08.11.2004

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

3.11.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 31/22

Application no.

-

Keywords:

Consolidation request granted: same claims, analogous argumentation
The different pathways are not reflected in distinguishable technical effects

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:W002303.20041103
T 0644/01 (Iodine solution/PIFFERI) of 2.9.2004

Online on

05.11.2004

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

2.9.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G07D 7/00

Application no.

94923035.3

Keywords:

Inventive step (yes)
Claimed teaching -not a result of routine trials with a reasonable expectation of success

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T064401.20040902
T 0477/02 () of 29.10.2004

Online on

05.11.2004

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

29.10.2004

Proc. language

FR

IPC

C22C 38/18

Application no.

98917279.6

Keywords:

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

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Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 22.950K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T047702.20041029
T 0140/03 (PTFE/GORE) of 29.9.2004

Online on

05.11.2004

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

29.9.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01L 23/50

Application no.

96117537.9

Keywords:

Remittal (yes) - claims substantially amended

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 22.478K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T014003.20040929
J 0002/03 () of 21.10.2004

Online on

04.11.2004

Board

3.1.01

Decision date

21.10.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01J 5/20

Application no.

99941029.3

Keywords:

Correction of priority number (yes)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:J000203.20041021
T 0417/02 () of 14.9.2004

Online on

04.11.2004

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

14.9.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B21B 1/22

Application no.

94926999.7

Keywords:

Inventive step - main request - (no)
Non-admittance of the first auxiliary request filed during oral proceedings
Inventive step - further auxiliary requests (no)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T041702.20040914
T 0734/03 () of 13.10.2004

Online on

04.11.2004

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

13.10.2004

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A61F 13/10

Application no.

98905309.5

Keywords:

Formale Zulässigkeit der Ansprüche - ja
Neuheit und erfinderische Tätigkeit - ja

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T073403.20041013
T 0274/00 (Process for cooking/browning food/WHIRLPOOL) of 16.6.2004

Online on

03.11.2004

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

16.6.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A23L 1/00

Application no.

91905180.5

Keywords:

Amendment of claim 1 after grant: infringement of Article 123(3) EPC (yes)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T027400.20040616
T 0481/00 ("Fabric protectants"/SUMITOMO) of 13.8.2004

Online on

03.11.2004

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

13.8.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A01N 25/34

Application no.

93304910.8

Keywords:

Admissibility of opposition (yes): requirements of Rule 55(c) fulfilled
Admissibility of late-filed evidence of public prior use (yes): evidence is prima facie highly relevant in the sense that is highly likely to prejudice maintenance of the patent
Main request, novelty (no): public prior use destroys novelty of the claimed subject-matter
Auxiliary request idem

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T048100.20040813
T 0566/02 (Cutting insert/SANDVIK) of 30.4.2004

Online on

03.11.2004

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

30.4.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C04B 35/81

Application no.

95907184.6

Keywords:

Sufficiency of disclosure (yes)
Novelty and inventive step (yes)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T056602.20040430
T 0584/02 () of 12.10.2004

Online on

03.11.2004

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

12.10.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C23C 14/32

Application no.

95117528.0

Keywords:

Enabling disclosure (yes)
Inventive step (no)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T058402.20041012
T 0010/03 () of 8.10.2004

Online on

03.11.2004

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

8.10.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B60G 21/055

Application no.

96201993.1

Keywords:

Novelty (yes)
Inventive step (no)
Decision re appeals - exercise of discretion

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T001003.20041008
T 0144/03 () of 28.9.2004

Online on

03.11.2004

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

28.9.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B67D 5/02
G05D 9/12

Application no.

89112397.8

Keywords:

Inventive step - no

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 26.543K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T014403.20040928
T 0146/03 () of 28.9.2004

Online on

03.11.2004

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

28.9.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B67D 5/54
B67D 5/02
G01F 23/18

Application no.

94100592.8

Keywords:

Inventive step - no

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T014603.20040928
T 1133/00 (Tumor suppression/UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA) of 27.4.2004

Online on

02.11.2004

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

27.4.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 48/00

Application no.

91307791.3

Keywords:

Added subject-matter - main request and auxiliary request I - (yes)
Inventive step - auxiliary requests II, III, IV and V - (no)

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 52.954K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T113300.20040427
T 0083/01 (Plastic reduced fat spread/UNILEVER) of 10.8.2004

Online on

02.11.2004

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

10.8.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A23D 7/00

Application no.

95909790.8

Keywords:

Insufficient disclosure, how to measure a parameter, forming a feature of the claimed product

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T008301.20040810
T 0522/01 () of 8.9.2004

Online on

02.11.2004

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

8.9.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

D21G 1/00

Application no.

95900785.7

Keywords:

Inventive step (yes)

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 37.857K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T052201.20040908
T 0858/01 () of 13.7.2004

Online on

02.11.2004

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

13.7.2004

Proc. language

FR

IPC

E06B 9/11

Application no.

95400379.4

Keywords:

Opposition-recevabilité (oui)

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Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 33.336K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T085801.20040713
T 1194/01 () of 7.10.2004

Online on

02.11.2004

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

7.10.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61N 1/30

Application no.

95936338.3

Keywords:

Inventive step - yes, after amendment

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 28.150K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T119401.20041007
T 0020/02 () of 27.9.2004

Online on

02.11.2004

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

27.9.2004

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B65H 45/00

Application no.

96103997.1

Keywords:

Nächstkommender Stadt der Technik ; erfinderische Tätigkeit (verneint)

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Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 38.194K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T002002.20040927
T 0205/02 () of 23.9.2004

Online on

02.11.2004

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

23.9.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H02K 23/00

Application no.

94919344.5

Keywords:

Extension of protection (yes)
Inventive step (no)
Clarity of claim (to some extent lacking)

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 41.863K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T020502.20040923
T 0870/02 (Transmembrane potentials/REGENTS CALIFORNIA) of 16.9.2004

Online on

02.11.2004

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

16.9.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01N 33/50

Application no.

96921410.5

Keywords:

Main request - novelty (no)
First auxiliary request - novelty (yes), inventive step (yes)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 49.179K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T087002.20040916
T 0305/03 () of 12.10.2004

Online on

02.11.2004

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

12.10.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F25D 31/00
F28D 7/12
F28F 1/14

Application no.

98906117.1

Keywords:

Novelty and inventive step - (yes) after amendment

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Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 37.735K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T030503.20041012
T 0258/04 () of 24.9.2004

Online on

02.11.2004

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

24.9.2004

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A63C 11/00

Application no.

00120635.8

Keywords:

Unzulässige Erweiterung (nein)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit (nein)

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Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 23.460K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T025804.20040924
W 0014/03 (Uneinheitlichkeit a posteriori; Bestimmung des nächstliegenden … of 27.10.2004

Online on

02.11.2004

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

27.10.2004

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B23D 1/00

Application no.

-

Keywords:

-

Distribution

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Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 64.948K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:W001403.20041027
W 0026/03 (Binding peptides/NOVARTIS) of 27.10.2004

Online on

02.11.2004

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

27.10.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

-

Application no.

-

Keywords:

Invitation to pay additional fee - not based on invention first mentioned in the claims - defective reasoning - refund - (yes)

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Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 65.980K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:W002603.20041027

October 2004

T 0955/00 () of 25.10.2004

Online on

29.10.2004

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

25.10.2004

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A47L 13/20

Application no.

94106829.8

Keywords:

Neuheit (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit(ja)

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C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 31.312K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T095500.20041025
T 0090/02 (Selectively encrypting or decrypting/CONTROL LOGIC) of 29.9.2004

Online on

29.10.2004

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

29.9.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04L 29/06

Application no.

92307041.1

Keywords:

Inventive step - yes

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Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 29.084K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T009002.20040929
T 0146/02 () of 22.7.2004

Online on

29.10.2004

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

22.7.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B29C 49/00

Application no.

90312858.5

Keywords:

Extension beyond the content of the application as filed (yes)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 21.109K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T014602.20040722
T 0521/02 () of 8.10.2004

Online on

29.10.2004

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

8.10.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B61L 3/00

Application no.

96114693.3

Keywords:

Admissibility of the amendments (yes)
Novelty and inventive step after amendment (yes)

Distribution

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Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 35.084K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T052102.20041008
T 0809/03 (Manufacture of filled Wafers/UNILEVER PLC, ET AL) of 29.10.2004

Online on

29.10.2004

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

29.10.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A21D 13/08

Application no.

96928390.2

Keywords:

Inventive step - no obvious extension of a known process to other known filling materials

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Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 29.582K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T080903.20041029
T 0431/99 () of 9.9.2004

Online on

29.10.2004

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

9.9.2004

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B01J 20/32

Application no.

90118896.1

Keywords:

Hauptantrag: Neuheit (verneint)
Hilfsantrag 1: Disclaimer (unzulässig)
Hilfsantrag 2: erfinderische Tätigkeit (verneint)
Zurückverweisung (verneint)

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Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 54.132K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T043199.20040909
T 0208/01 () of 28.10.2004

Online on

28.10.2004

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

28.10.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08F 299/06

Application no.

90304243.0

Keywords:

Disclosure of prior art under Article 54(2) EPC - accidental (no)
Disclaimer - allowable (no)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 150.383K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T020801.20041028
T 0577/01 () of 5.10.2004

Online on

28.10.2004

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

5.10.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01D 5/34

Application no.

92309807.3

Keywords:

New argument under Article 100(c) EPC: filed only one month before oral proceedings
Ground of opposition under Article 100(c): already raised in the notice of opposition - remittal

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Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 43.709K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T057701.20041005
T 0906/01 () of 28.9.2004

Online on

28.10.2004

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

28.9.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61B 17/58

Application no.

91111328.0

Keywords:

Alleged prior use not made available to the public
Prima facie assumption to confidentiality

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Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 33.833K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T090601.20040928
T 1024/01 (Isolation of nucleic acid/AKZO) of 6.4.2004

Online on

28.10.2004

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

6.4.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07H 1/08

Application no.

90200678.2

Keywords:

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

Distribution

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Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 30.689K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T102401.20040406
T 0446/02 (Second enzyme/THE PROCTER & GAMBLE COMPANY) of 20.4.2004

Online on

28.10.2004

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

20.4.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C11D 3/386

Application no.

93924343.2

Keywords:

Inventive step (no)

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C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 28.787K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T044602.20040420
T 0507/02 () of 27.7.2004

Online on

28.10.2004

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

27.7.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B41M 1/30

Application no.

94106561.7

Keywords:

Sufficiency of disclosure (no)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 24.362K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T050702.20040727
T 0963/02 (Electromigration/IBM) of 29.9.2004

Online on

28.10.2004

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

29.9.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01L 23/532

Application no.

99301767.2

Keywords:

Inventive step (yes)
Abstract and claim in contradiction to the description in a prior art document

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Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 37.034K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T096302.20040929
T 0769/03 (Ileal bile acid transporter/WAKE FOREST UNIVERSITY) of 23.9.2004

Online on

28.10.2004

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

23.9.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12N 15/00

Application no.

95907214.1

Keywords:

Inventive step - no

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 28.830K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T076903.20040923
T 0732/04 (Complement system/WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY) of 5.10.2004

Online on

28.10.2004

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

5.10.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12N 15/12

Application no.

92303826.9

Keywords:

Missing statement of grounds of appeal
Appeal inadmissible (yes)

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Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 15.497K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T073204.20041005
T 0515/99 (Gelled concentrate/ECOLAB) of 23.9.2004

Online on

28.10.2004

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

23.9.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C11D 11/00

Application no.

89909084.9

Keywords:

Admissibility of amendments (no)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 28.450K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T051599.20040923
W 0010/04 (Nucleic acid integration/UNIVERSITEIT LEIDEN) of 20.10.2004

Online on

28.10.2004

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

20.10.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12N 15/90

Application no.

-

Keywords:

Lack of unity (no)

Distribution

B

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 71.416K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2004:W001004.20041020
J 0027/03 () of 15.9.2004

Online on

27.10.2004

Board

3.1.01

Decision date

15.9.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C05F 17/02

Application no.

00830271.3

Keywords:

Failure in postal delivery within the time period set out by Rule 78(2) EPC (no)
Request for restitutio in integrum for payment of examination fee and designation fee (no)

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Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 24.607K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:J002703.20040915
T 1006/01 (Manually operable milking implement/MAASLAND N.V) of 18.6.2004

Online on

27.10.2004

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

18.6.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A01J 7/00

Application no.

93201776.7

Keywords:

Inventive step (no)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 36.288K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T100601.20040618
T 0628/02 () of 29.9.2004

Online on

27.10.2004

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

29.9.2004

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B23Q 3/02

Application no.

94810421.1

Keywords:

Zulässigkeit der Änderungen - ja
Neuheit und erfinderische Tätigkeit - ja

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 64.612K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T062802.20040929
T 1138/02 () of 30.6.2004

Online on

27.10.2004

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

30.6.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A01J 5/017
A01J 7/04

Application no.

95935612.2

Keywords:

Referral to the Enlarged Board of Appeal (no) - immaterial to the Board's decision
Admissibility of the main request (no)
First auxiliary request - novelty (yes) - inventive step (yes)

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Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 43.315K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T113802.20040630
T 0151/03 () of 19.10.2004

Online on

27.10.2004

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

19.10.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A01C 17/00

Application no.

95919167.7

Keywords:

Added subject-matter (yes)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 24.184K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T015103.20041019
T 0255/03 () of 31.8.2004

Online on

27.10.2004

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

31.8.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A47L 15/00

Application no.

95100876.2

Keywords:

Inventive step (yes)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 30.356K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T025503.20040831
T 1110/03 (Beweiswürdigung/GENERAL ELECTRIC COMPANY) of 4.10.2004

Online on

27.10.2004

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

4.10.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H02P 9/00

Application no.

92908256.8

Keywords:

Als Beweismittel für ein technisches Vorurteil vorgelegte und von der Einspruchsabteilung nicht berücksichtigte Nachveröffentlichungen - wesentlicher Verfahrensmangel - Zurückverweisung
Computergenerierte Diavorführung in der mündlichen Verhandlung - Gefahr einer unfairen Behandlung

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A

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Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 106.043K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T111003.20041004
T 1110/03 (Evaluation of evidence/GENERAL ELECTRIC COMPANY) of 4.10.2004

Online on

27.10.2004

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

4.10.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H02P 9/00

Application no.

92908256.8

Keywords:

Postpublished documents submitted as evidence of technical prejudice disregarded by opposition division - substantial procedural violation - remittal
Computer-generated slideshow presentation in oral proceedings - danger of unfairness

Distribution

A

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 97.332K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T111003.20041004
T 1110/03 () of 4.10.2004

Online on

27.10.2004

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

4.10.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H02P 9/00

Application no.

92908256.8

Keywords:

Postpublished documents submitted as evidence of technical prejudice disregarded by opposition division - substantial procedural violation - remittal
Computer generated slideshow presentation in oral proceedings - danger of unfairness

Distribution

A

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 33.980K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T111003.20041004
T 1110/03 (Appréciation des moyens de preuve/GENERAL ELECTRIC COMPANY) of 4.10.2004

Online on

27.10.2004

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

4.10.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H02P 9/00

Application no.

92908256.8

Keywords:

Refus de la division d'opposition de prendre en considération des documents publiés postérieurement et produits comme preuve d'un préjugé technique - vice substantiel de procédure - renvoi
Présentation d'un diaporama créé par ordinateur lors d'une procédure orale - risque de traitement inéquitable

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A

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Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 102.364K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T111003.20041004
T 0201/99 (Granulation process/UNILEVER) of 10.9.2004

Online on

27.10.2004

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

10.9.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C11D 11/00

Application no.

89202706.1

Keywords:

Main and second auxiliary request - novelty (no)
First and third auxiliary request - inadmissible amendment (disclaimer not allowable)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 43.875K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T020199.20040910
W 0020/04 () of 14.10.2004

Online on

27.10.2004

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

14.10.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01N 21/39
H01S 5/18
H01L 33/00

Application no.

-

Keywords:

Invitation to pay additional fees - sufficiently reasoned (no)
Common general concept - broad formulation not justified

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 57.837K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:W002004.20041014
T 0137/00 (Yeast formulation/DSM IP) of 26.10.2004

Online on

26.10.2004

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

26.10.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A21D 2/00

Application no.

94200697.4

Keywords:

Appeal not admissible because of wrong, contradictory and partially missing information in the notice of appeal; correction under Rule 65(2) EPC - not successful

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 63.530K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T013700.20041026
T 0496/00 (Clay/UNILEVER) of 21.6.2004

Online on

26.10.2004

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

21.6.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C11D 3/12

Application no.

94304403.2

Keywords:

Novelty - no
Second non-medical use - no

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 33.934K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T049600.20040621
T 0878/02 () of 11.2.2004

Online on

26.10.2004

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

11.2.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01L 23/66

Application no.

96101230.9

Keywords:

Inventive step - no (main request, 1st to 5th auxiliary requests)
Amendment - subject-matter not contained in application as filed (4th and 5th auxiliary request)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 45.656K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T087802.20040211
T 0843/03 (Human papillomavirus/THE UNIVERSITY OF ROCHESTER) of 25.10.2004

Online on

26.10.2004

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

25.10.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 39/12

Application no.

94912186.7

Keywords:

Right to priority (yes)
Remittal to first instance (yes)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 44.179K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T084303.20041025
T 1114/03 () of 20.9.2004

Online on

26.10.2004

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

20.9.2004

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B65H 75/28

Application no.

97115542.9

Keywords:

Fehlende Beschwerdebegründung

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D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 15.994K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T111403.20040920
T 0217/04 () of 20.10.2004

Online on

26.10.2004

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

20.10.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C23C 4/00

Application no.

97300414.6

Keywords:

Missing Statement of Grounds

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D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 15.536K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T021704.20041020
T 0760/01 (Flexible telecommunications switching network/LUCENT) of 22.10.2004

Online on

25.10.2004

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

22.10.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04L 12/56

Application no.

99307100.0

Keywords:

Inventive step - no

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 22.727K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T076001.20041022
T 0002/02 () of 12.10.2004

Online on

25.10.2004

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

12.10.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61B 5/028

Application no.

99108146.4

Keywords:

Claims formally acceptable, after amendments
Remittal for further prosecution

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 19.226K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T000202.20041012
T 0319/02 (Prokinetics oxadiazole/JANSSEN) of 28.9.2004

Online on

25.10.2004

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

28.9.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07D 413/04

Application no.

96903000.6

Keywords:

Main and sole request: claim 1 - inventive step (yes) - non obvious solution
Remittal to the first instance for further prosection

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 77.536K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T031902.20040928
T 0529/02 () of 5.10.2004

Online on

25.10.2004

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

5.10.2004

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A61F 2/34

Application no.

94115991.5

Keywords:

Erfinderische Tätigkeit (ja, nach Änderung)

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 29.762K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T052902.20041005
T 0773/02 (Paclitaxel analogs/XECHEM) of 8.10.2004

Online on

25.10.2004

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

8.10.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07D 305/14

Application no.

96945192.1

Keywords:

Main request: novelty (yes) - diastereoisomers not disclosed unambiguously by a prior art describing the racemate
Remittal to the first instance for further prosecution

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 42.425K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T077302.20041008
T 0468/04 () of 30.9.2004

Online on

25.10.2004

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

30.9.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61F 9/00

Application no.

99110313.6

Keywords:

Basis of decision - opportunity to comment (no)

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 23.472K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T046804.20040930
T 1127/02 (Soluble and insoluble form of an antigen/CONNAUGHT) of 14.9.2004

Online on

22.10.2004

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

14.9.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 39/00

Application no.

93307185.4

Keywords:

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

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 41.210K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T112702.20040914
T 1133/02 () of 6.7.2004

Online on

22.10.2004

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

6.7.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B41J 2/175

Application no.

94301508.1

Keywords:

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

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 31.873K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T113302.20040706
T 1092/04 () of 6.10.2004

Online on

22.10.2004

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

6.10.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G02B 6/00

Application no.

00109027.3

Keywords:

Amended appeal claims not subject to objection of added subject-matter made by first instance

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 30.002K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T109204.20041006
T 0014/00 (Adhesive composition/MINNESOTA MINING) of 20.7.2004

Online on

21.10.2004

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

20.7.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 6/00

Application no.

93900781.1

Keywords:

Main request, claims as granted - novelty (yes), inventive step (no)
Auxiliary requests - novelty (yes), inventive step (no)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 40.484K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T001400.20040720
T 1206/01 (Isostanol/RAISIO BENECOL) of 23.9.2004

Online on

21.10.2004

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

23.9.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07J 9/00

Application no.

91908435.0

Keywords:

Main request and first auxiliary request: added subject- matter (yes)
Second auxiliary request: added subject-matter (no) - extension of protection (no) - clarity (yes)
Remittal to first instance

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 33.532K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T120601.20040923
T 0543/02 (Zementklinker/Polysius) of 31.8.2004

Online on

21.10.2004

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

31.8.2004

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C04B 7/43

Application no.

96114186.8

Keywords:

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - ja, Zeitfaktor als weiteres Indiz

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 33.436K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T054302.20040831
T 0685/04 () of 4.10.2004

Online on

21.10.2004

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

4.10.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07C 231/02

Application no.

97938489.8

Keywords:

Missing Statememt of Grounds

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 15.356K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T068504.20041004
T 0426/00 () of 20.10.2004

Online on

20.10.2004

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

20.10.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F01N 3/20

Application no.

94117307.2

Keywords:

Sufficiency of disclosure (yes)
Added subject-matter (disclaimer) (no)
Novelty and inventive step (yes)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 82.529K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T042600.20041020
T 0942/01 (Detergent/PROCTER) of 12.8.2004

Online on

19.10.2004

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

12.8.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C11D 1/00

Application no.

94923580.8

Keywords:

Admissibility of amendment - yes: allowable reintroduction of subject-matter wrongfully deleted during the examining proceedings
Novelty - yes
Inventive step - no: obvious to try commercially available products recommended for detergents in order to provide further detergent compositions

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 48.452K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T094201.20040812
T 0830/04 () of 30.9.2004

Online on

19.10.2004

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

30.9.2004

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A47K 3/22

Application no.

99103376.2

Keywords:

Neuheit (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit (ja)

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 26.008K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T083004.20040930
T 0604/01 () of 12.8.2004

Online on

18.10.2004

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

12.8.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04H 9/00

Application no.

93307708.3

Keywords:

Inventive step - main request (yes)
Amendments - added subject-matter (no), protection extended (no)
Late-filed arguments not duly considered by Opposition Division
Substantial procedural violation (yes)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 40.915K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T060401.20040812
T 1125/01 (Removing carbon dioxide/KANSAI) of 28.7.2004

Online on

18.10.2004

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

28.7.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B01D 53/14

Application no.

93103027.4

Keywords:

Novelty - yes
Inventive step - yes, non-obvious solution to the problem

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 42.381K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T112501.20040728
T 0201/02 () of 14.9.2004

Online on

18.10.2004

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

14.9.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61F 13/02

Application no.

96304868.1

Keywords:

Novelty (yes)
Inventive step (yes)

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 68.227K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T020102.20040914
T 0478/02 () of 3.9.2004

Online on

18.10.2004

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

3.9.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61F 13/15

Application no.

94923981.8

Keywords:

Admissibility of amendments - yes
Novelty of amended claim 1 - yes
Remittal to the first instance - yes

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 27.431K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T047802.20040903
T 0798/02 () of 21.9.2004

Online on

18.10.2004

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

21.9.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B23K 26/14

Application no.

95920246.6

Keywords:

Novelty (yes)
Inventive step (main request: no; auxiliary request: yes)

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 67.055K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T079802.20040921
J 0006/03 (Suspension of proceedings/HEATH) of 29.9.2004

Online on

15.10.2004

Board

3.1.01

Decision date

29.9.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B08B 9/093

Application no.

00301180.6

Keywords:

Suspension under Rule 13 EPC (no)

Distribution

B

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 44.985K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2004:J000603.20040929
T 0782/00 () of 27.7.2004

Online on

15.10.2004

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

27.7.2004

Proc. language

FR

IPC

H05H 1/34

Application no.

93402814.3

Keywords:

Activité inventive (requête principale (non) - requête subsidiaire (oui))

Distribution

C

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 36.076K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T078200.20040727
T 0806/01 (Mixing/WATSON BROWN) of 11.10.2004

Online on

15.10.2004

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

11.10.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B01F 5/06

Application no.

96910129.4

Keywords:

Novelty - yes
Inventive step - yes, non-obvious alternative

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 27.167K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T080601.20041011
T 0820/00 (Citrate/UNILEVER) of 7.9.2004

Online on

14.10.2004

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

7.9.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C11D 17/06

Application no.

95900109.0

Keywords:

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

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 42.031K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T082000.20040907
T 0619/01 (Immunotoxins/RESEARCH DEVELOPMENT FOUNDATION) of 20.8.2004

Online on

14.10.2004

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

20.8.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 39/395

Application no.

93912143.0

Keywords:

Main request and auxiliary request: sufficiency of disclosure (no)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 23.222K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T061901.20040820
T 1112/01 () of 14.9.2004

Online on

14.10.2004

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

14.9.2004

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C23C 8/34

Application no.

96110790.1

Keywords:

Erfinderische Tätigkeit (bejaht)

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 32.125K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T111201.20040914
T 0239/02 () of 4.10.2004

Online on

14.10.2004

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

4.10.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H03F 1/32

Application no.

99401627.7

Keywords:

Inventive step - (yes), (amended)
Clarity - (yes), (amended)

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 21.304K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T023902.20041004
T 1104/02 () of 9.9.2004

Online on

14.10.2004

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

9.9.2004

Proc. language

DE

IPC

D01D 4/00

Application no.

94924972.6

Keywords:

Zulässigkeit des geänderten Anspruchs - nein

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 26.407K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T110402.20040909
W 0027/03 () of 26.8.2004

Online on

14.10.2004

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

26.8.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 38/00

Application no.

-

Keywords:

Protest: inadmissible

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 61.794K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2004:W002703.20040826
T 0637/02 () of 21.9.2004

Online on

13.10.2004

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

21.9.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01M 2/26

Application no.

99113716.7

Keywords:

Novelty: yes (multiple selection of parameters and materials)
Inventive step: no (definition of an invention by way of a correlation between parameters; the skilled person would obtain subject-matter falling under this definition by merely applying the teaching of a prior art document not disclosing this correlation)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 39.209K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T063702.20040921
T 0646/02 (Umfang des Einspruchs) of 21.9.2004

Online on

13.10.2004

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

21.9.2004

Proc. language

DE

IPC

E05D 11/00

Application no.

98907829.0

Keywords:

Keine Prüfungsbefugnis der Kammer bei Beschränkung der Ansprüche auf einen vom Einspruch nicht umfaßten Gegenstand

Distribution

B

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 25.037K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T064602.20040921
T 0659/03 () of 4.10.2004

Online on

13.10.2004

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

4.10.2004

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B67C 7/00

Application no.

00110354.8

Keywords:

Anzahl der unabhängigen Ansprüche - Knappheit (nach Änderung, bejaht)
Zurückweisung zur weiteren Prüfung

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 24.824K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T065903.20041004
T 1116/98 (Storage of materials/NEKTAR) of 30.6.2004

Online on

13.10.2004

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

30.6.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B01D 1/14

Application no.

92305769.9

Keywords:

Inventive step - no, obvious solution to a technical problem

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 38.432K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T111698.20040630
T 0182/00 (IgE response/SCHERING) of 7.1.2004

Online on

12.10.2004

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

7.1.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 39/395

Application no.

89300872.2

Keywords:

Inventive step - main and auxiliary requests (no)

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C

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 45.132K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T018200.20040107
T 0808/00 (Hydraformylation/MITSUBISHI) of 12.10.2004

Online on

12.10.2004

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

12.10.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07C 45/50

Application no.

93115384.5

Keywords:

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

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 35.018K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T080800.20041012
T 0144/02 () of 12.10.2004

Online on

12.10.2004

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

12.10.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B41M 5/165

Application no.

94925547.5

Keywords:

Novelty (main request, no)
Inventive step (first to third auxiliary requests, no)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 70.882K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T014402.20041012
T 0164/02 () of 12.10.2004

Online on

12.10.2004

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

12.10.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61N 1/37

Application no.

91105271.0

Keywords:

Inventive step (no)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 29.001K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T016402.20041012
T 0618/02 () of 23.9.2004

Online on

12.10.2004

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

23.9.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C22C 19/05

Application no.

97310229.6

Keywords:

Novelty (yes)
Inventive step (yes)

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 31.650K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T061802.20040923
T 0671/02 (Wiedereinsetzung) of 10.8.2004

Online on

12.10.2004

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

10.8.2004

Proc. language

DE

IPC

D21C 9/10

Application no.

97113174.3

Keywords:

Geringere Anforderungen an Einzelpersonen
Gebotene Sorgfalt - nicht erfüllt
Wiedereinsetzung - nein

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C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 25.556K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T067102.20040810
T 1024/02 () of 12.5.2004

Online on

12.10.2004

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

12.5.2004

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B29C 49/00

Application no.

93103013.4

Keywords:

Wiedereinsetzung in den vorigen Stand - ja
Zulässigkeit der Beschwerde - ja
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - ja

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 42.944K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T102402.20040512
T 0737/01 () of 30.9.2004

Online on

11.10.2004

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

30.9.2004

Proc. language

FR

IPC

F16H 1/28
F16H 1/46

Application no.

93810640.8

Keywords:

Nouveauté (oui)
Activité inventive (oui)

Distribution

C

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 36.943K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T073701.20040930
T 0615/02 () of 28.9.2004

Online on

11.10.2004

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

28.9.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01R 13/66

Application no.

98910868.3

Keywords:

Amendments - added subject-matter (yes)

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 18.844K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T061502.20040928
T 0616/03 (Mercaptans and/or hydrogen sulfide removal/CHEMICAL RESEARCH & … of 15.9.2004

Online on

08.10.2004

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

15.9.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C10G 67/00

Application no.

95922129.2

Keywords:

Clarity and sufficiency of disclosure (main request) - no: insufficient characterization of the invention - undue burden
Clarity and sufficiency of disclosure (auxiliary request) - yes
Novelty and inventive step (auxiliary request) - yes

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 37.475K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T061603.20040915
T 0830/03 () of 21.9.2004

Online on

08.10.2004

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

21.9.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01T 13/52

Application no.

96306891.1

Keywords:

-

Distribution

B

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 27.933K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T083003.20040921
T 0783/00 (Purines/BIOCHEM) of 26.8.2004

Online on

07.10.2004

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

26.8.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07D 473/00

Application no.

95921669.8

Keywords:

Amendments (allowable) - proper basis in original application
Remittal (yes) - fresh case

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 27.800K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T078300.20040826
T 0046/02 () of 29.9.2004

Online on

07.10.2004

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

29.9.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12M 3/00

Application no.

96109925.6

Keywords:

Added subject-matter (no), support by the description (yes)

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 27.660K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T004602.20040929
T 0786/02 () of 30.9.2004

Online on

07.10.2004

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

30.9.2004

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G02B 6/125

Application no.

97909128.7

Keywords:

Hauptantrag: Neuheit (verneint)
Hilfsantrag: Zurückverweisung an die erste Instanz zur weiteren Prüfung

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C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 29.409K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T078602.20040930
T 1025/02 (Lubricating Oil/IDEMITSU) of 21.7.2004

Online on

07.10.2004

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

21.7.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C10M 161/00

Application no.

94109169.6

Keywords:

Inventive stp (yes) - improvement - credible within whole scope claimed - non-obvious

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 39.385K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T102502.20040721
T 0080/04 (Optical information recording medium/MITSUI) of 5.10.2004

Online on

07.10.2004

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

5.10.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G11B 7/24

Application no.

93119238.9

Keywords:

Missing statement of grounds

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 15.861K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T008004.20041005
T 0920/02 () of 8.9.2004

Online on

06.10.2004

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

8.9.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08F 6/14

Application no.

94307163.9

Keywords:

Novelty (yes) - product-by-process claim not unmistakably anticipated
Inventive step - main request (no) - routine modification
Second auxiliary request (yes) - transfer of prior art method to different chemical environment not obvious

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 49.722K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T092002.20040908
T 0210/01 (IL-4 Mutantenproteine/BAYER) of 12.5.2004

Online on

05.10.2004

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

12.5.2004

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C12N 15/24

Application no.

92923502.6

Keywords:

Erfinderische Tätigkeit (bejaht)

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 37.794K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T021001.20040512
T 1081/01 (Acetals/NEW JAPAN CHEMICAL) of 27.9.2004

Online on

05.10.2004

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

27.9.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07D 493/04

Application no.

90912467.9

Keywords:

Novelty (yes) - information not made available to public

Distribution

B

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 27.353K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T108101.20040927
T 0009/02 () of 15.7.2004

Online on

05.10.2004

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

15.7.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

D07B 1/06

Application no.

94113835.6

Keywords:

Novelty and inventive step (yes)

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 70.636K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T000902.20040715
T 0473/02 () of 16.9.2004

Online on

05.10.2004

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

16.9.2004

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G08G 1/0968

Application no.

96910905.7

Keywords:

Erfinderische Tätigkeit (bejaht)

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 21.661K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T047302.20040916
T 0688/02 () of 23.7.2004

Online on

05.10.2004

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

23.7.2004

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C08F 10/00

Application no.

91117170.0

Keywords:

Neuheit (ja) - Merkmal nicht implizit offenbart
Erfinderische Tätigkeit (ja) - Merkmalskombination nicht nahegelegt - keine Auswahlsituation

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 151.319K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T068802.20040723
T 0294/03 () of 28.9.2004

Online on

05.10.2004

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

28.9.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B66B 11/00

Application no.

95116984.6

Keywords:

Added subject-matter (no, after amendment)
Remittal for further prosection (yes)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 21.684K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T029403.20040928
T 0595/03 (Adheson variants/GENENTECH) of 27.9.2004

Online on

05.10.2004

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

27.9.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12N 15/00

Application no.

88309194.4

Keywords:

Missing statement of grounds

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 15.999K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T059503.20040927
T 0162/01 (Dihydroxypyrimidine/SYNGENTA) of 1.7.2004

Online on

04.10.2004

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

1.7.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07D 239/54

Application no.

97919544.3

Keywords:

Amendments (allowable)
Inventive step (yes, after amendment) - unforeshadowed combination of process features

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 27.481K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T016201.20040701
T 0872/01 () of 14.7.2004

Online on

04.10.2004

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

14.7.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08G 18/10

Application no.

94901604.2

Keywords:

Main request - added subject-matter (yes)
First auxiliary request - novelty (no)
Second/third auxiliary request - late-filed (admitted) - added subject-matter (yes)
Fourth auxiliary request - inventive step (no)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 80.723K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T087201.20040714
T 1143/01 () of 24.6.2004

Online on

04.10.2004

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

24.6.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61F 13/15

Application no.

95905284.6

Keywords:

Amendments - added, subject-matter (yes)

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 66.386K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T114301.20040624
T 0075/02 (Bisphenol A/BAYER) of 7.6.2004

Online on

04.10.2004

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

7.6.2004

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C07C 37/20

Application no.

96110886.7

Keywords:

Erfinderische Tätigkeit (nein) - Verbesserung nicht für gesamte beanspruchte Breite - Beweislast - umformulierte Aufgabe - naheliegende Lösung

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 39.283K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T007502.20040607
T 0275/02 () of 17.9.2004

Online on

04.10.2004

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

17.9.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61F 13/15

Application no.

93116645.8

Keywords:

Revocation at the instigation of the patent proprietor

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 52.194K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T027502.20040917
T 0349/03 (Recording apparatus/CANON) of 29.7.2004

Online on

04.10.2004

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

29.7.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G11B 20/10

Application no.

92102686.0

Keywords:

Novelty (yes)
Inventive step (no)
Form of appeal - missing statement of grounds (Appeal II)

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 32.484K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T034903.20040729
T 0778/99 () of 12.5.2004

Online on

04.10.2004

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

12.5.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

D01F 2/00

Application no.

94915636.8

Keywords:

Amendments - allowable (yes)
Disclosure - sufficiency (yes)
Novelty - (no) main request - (yes) first and second auxiliary requests
Inventive step - obvious solution (yes) (first auxiliary request)
Inventive step - (yes) (second auxiliary request)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 184.413K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T077899.20040512
T 0550/02 () of 8.9.2004

Online on

02.10.2004

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

8.9.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

E01C 23/088

Application no.

96105033.3

Keywords:

Novelty (yes)
Inventive step (yes)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 31.616K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T055002.20040908
T 0796/00 (Fuzzy-Schriftzeichenerkennung/IBM) of 1.10.2004

Online on

01.10.2004

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

1.10.2004

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G06K 9/68

Application no.

95912226.8

Keywords:

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hauptantrag (nein)
Änderung - Erweiterung des Schutzbereichs - Hilfsanträge (ja)

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 37.983K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T079600.20041001
T 1285/01 (Acrylsäure/BASF) of 6.7.2004

Online on

01.10.2004

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

6.7.2004

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C07C 57/04

Application no.

96116469.6

Keywords:

Hauptantrag: zugelassen obwohl verspätet - Einschränkung auf erteilten abhängigen Anspruch - keine neue Sachlage
Erfinderische Tätigkeit (ja) - nächster Stand der Technik bei Verfahrensansprüchen - Verbesserung - kein Hinweis auf Lösungsmerkmal

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 40.347K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T128501.20040706
T 0072/03 () of 27.7.2004

Online on

01.10.2004

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

27.7.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F16H 3/093
B60K 17/08

Application no.

95916066.4

Keywords:

Inventive step (yes)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 26.982K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T007203.20040727
T 0710/04 () of 27.9.2004

Online on

01.10.2004

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

27.9.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C09D 11/10

Application no.

98305654.0

Keywords:

Missing statement of grounds

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 15.451K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T071004.20040927

September 2004

J 0017/03 (Re-establishment/LUCATELLO) of 18.6.2004

Online on

30.09.2004

Board

3.1.01

Decision date

18.6.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A47B 1/05

Application no.

97122882.0

Keywords:

Refusal of oral prodeedings before Receiving Section - procedural violation (no)
Request for re-establishment - all due care (no)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 25.408K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:J001703.20040618
T 0525/00 (Wasserlösliche Beutel/HENKEL) of 25.5.2004

Online on

30.09.2004

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

25.5.2004

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C11D 17/04

Application no.

93115693.9

Keywords:

Erfinderische Tätigkeit (nein) - naheliegende Ausnutzung bekannter Eigenschaften (hier: Lösungsgeschwindigkeiten) bekannter Materialien (hier: PVA-Filme unterschiedlicher Hydrolysegrade)

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 29.482K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T052500.20040525
T 0622/00 (Multi-view imaging system/CANON) of 2.7.2004

Online on

30.09.2004

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

2.7.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04N 7/01

Application no.

95306297.3

Keywords:

Inventive step - no

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 25.778K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T062200.20040702
T 0453/01 (Controlled release formulation/ABBOTT LABORATORIES) of 29.7.2004

Online on

30.09.2004

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

29.7.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 9/20

Application no.

96940616.4

Keywords:

Inventive step - no: obvious combination

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 27.712K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T045301.20040729
T 0930/01 () of 6.7.2004

Online on

30.09.2004

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

6.7.2004

Proc. language

DE

IPC

D03D 47/27

Application no.

96106051.4

Keywords:

Offenkundige Vorbenutzung - nein - Gegenstand der Vorbenutzungen nicht ausreichend substantiiert

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 33.476K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T093001.20040706
T 0935/03 () of 15.9.2004

Online on

30.09.2004

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

15.9.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C23C 16/00

Application no.

98934193.8

Keywords:

Interlocutory revision - reimbursement of appeal fee (no) - remittal to the first instance

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 21.633K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T093503.20040915
T 0964/03 () of 22.9.2004

Online on

30.09.2004

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

22.9.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61M 5/32

Application no.

97926339.9

Keywords:

Novelty (yes, after amendments)

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 24.115K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T096403.20040922
T 0668/99 (Antrag auf Entscheidung der Einspruchsabteilung über die … of 14.9.2004

Online on

30.09.2004

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

14.9.2004

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B22C 1/18

Application no.

85100275.8

Keywords:

Einziger Antragsteller
Verbot der reformatio in peius (bejaht)
Rechtskraft Entscheidung Einspruchsabteilung über Kostenverteilung

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 43.312K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T066899.20040914
T 1101/00 (Blood coagulation disorders/DAHLBÄCK) of 5.2.2004

Online on

29.09.2004

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

5.2.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12Q 1/56

Application no.

92913443.5

Keywords:

Appeal by appellant III - admissible
Opportunity to present comments - in opposition - (yes)
Added subject-matter and extension of the scope of protection - (no)
Clarity of claims - (yes)
Sufficiency of disclosure - (yes)
Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 74.425K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T110100.20040205
T 0822/01 () of 13.7.2004

Online on

29.09.2004

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

13.7.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04H 1/00

Application no.

91307355.7

Keywords:

Amendments - added subject-matter (no)
Extension of protection (no)
Reformatio in peius
Inventive step (yes)

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 34.545K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T082201.20040713
T 0032/02 () of 15.6.2004

Online on

29.09.2004

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

15.6.2004

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B41F 13/004

Application no.

94810752.9

Keywords:

Klarheit (ja)
Ursprüngliche Offenbarung (ja)
Neuheit (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit (ja)

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 31.219K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T003202.20040615
T 0217/02 () of 29.6.2004

Online on

29.09.2004

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

29.6.2004

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B42D 15/10

Application no.

92115710.3

Keywords:

Neuheit (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit (ja)

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 37.866K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T021702.20040629
T 0257/02 () of 24.6.2004

Online on

29.09.2004

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

24.6.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B41N 10/04

Application no.

96102285.2

Keywords:

Main request and first auxiliary request: novelty (yes), inventive step (no)
Second auxiliary request: clarity (no)
Third auxiliary request: added subject-matter (no), inventive step (yes)

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 46.702K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T025702.20040624
T 0511/03 () of 25.8.2004

Online on

29.09.2004

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

25.8.2004

Proc. language

FR

IPC

H01L 25/04

Application no.

97402894.6

Keywords:

Activité inventive (oui)
Clarté (oui)

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Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 27.426K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T051103.20040825
T 0803/98 () of 1.7.2004

Online on

29.09.2004

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

1.7.2004

Proc. language

DE

IPC

H01S 3/00

Application no.

92101315.7

Keywords:

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

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Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 53.907K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T080398.20040701
T 0316/01 (Identifizieren eines Sendebeitrags/BOSCH) of 15.7.2004

Online on

28.09.2004

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

15.7.2004

Proc. language

DE

IPC

H04H 01/00

Application no.

94913563.6

Keywords:

Neuheit, erfinderische Tätigkeit - nach Änderung (ja)

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Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 29.518K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T031601.20040715
T 0414/01 (Parenterale Ernährung/FRESENIUS) of 28.9.2004

Online on

28.09.2004

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

28.9.2004

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A23L 1/305

Application no.

94107191.2

Keywords:

Erfinderische Tätigkeit (nein) - naheliegende Optimierung bekannter Nährlösung

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Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 35.882K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T041401.20040928
T 0537/01 () of 22.9.2004

Online on

28.09.2004

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

22.9.2004

Proc. language

FR

IPC

G02B 6/44

Application no.

98402243.4

Keywords:

Nouveauté et activité inventive (oui - après modification)
Vices substantiels de procédure (non)
Remboursement de la taxe de recours (non)

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Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 42.623K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T053701.20040922
T 0778/01 () of 21.9.2004

Online on

28.09.2004

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

21.9.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61F 13/15

Application no.

91102759.7

Keywords:

Basis of decision - no longer approval of the text of the patent

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 17.333K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T077801.20040921
T 1126/01 () of 7.9.2004

Online on

28.09.2004

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

7.9.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61B 5/04

Application no.

93923860.6

Keywords:

Clarity (no)
Missing of essential features

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 29.083K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T112601.20040907
T 0420/02 () of 30.6.2004

Online on

28.09.2004

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

30.6.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08L 23/04

Application no.

96923157.0

Keywords:

Reformatio in peius (no)
Novelty (yes)
Inventive step (yes)
Priority - same invention (yes)

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 85.712K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T042002.20040630
T 0438/02 (Protease/THE PROCTER & GAMBLE COMPANY) of 6.5.2004

Online on

28.09.2004

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

6.5.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C11D 3/386

Application no.

94926670.4

Keywords:

Novelty (main request, first auxiliary request): no
Disclaimer (second auxiliary request): not allowable since anticipation was not accidental
Inventive step (third auxiliary request) - yes: ex post facto analysis not allowable

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 43.482K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T043802.20040506
T 0522/02 () of 20.7.2004

Online on

28.09.2004

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

20.7.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08G 69/48

Application no.

96925540.5

Keywords:

Main request - inventive step (no)
Reformulation of technical problem in less ambitious terms
First, second, third auxiliary requests - extension of content (yes)
Oral proceedings in appellant's absence

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 371.614K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T052202.20040720
T 0466/03 () of 21.9.2004

Online on

28.09.2004

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

21.9.2004

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G08G 1/0967

Application no.

97912055.7

Keywords:

Zurücknahme einer Entscheidung nach Zustellung durch die Einspruchsabteilung (nicht möglich)
Zweite Entscheidung in derselben Sache (nichtig)
Vertrauensschutz hinsichtlich der Fristen und der Begründung der Beschwerde

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Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 26.066K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T046603.20040921
T 0698/03 () of 8.7.2004

Online on

28.09.2004

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

8.7.2004

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B01J 21/00

Application no.

99914571.7

Keywords:

Neuheit - (bejaht) product-by-process-Anspruch
Zurückverweisung (bejaht)

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 41.385K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T069803.20040708
T 1054/00 (Security module/NEC) of 17.6.2004

Online on

27.09.2004

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

17.6.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04Q 7/20

Application no.

91106678.5

Keywords:

Inventive step - (yes) after amendment

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 41.814K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T105400.20040617
T 0306/01 () of 27.9.2004

Online on

27.09.2004

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

27.9.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61F 2/02

Application no.

95929314.3

Keywords:

Jurisdictional measure in response to a request based on the alleged fundamental violation of Article 113 EPC in the course of appeal proceedings and aimed at the revision of a final decision taken by a Board of Appeal

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 20.646K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T030601.20040927
T 1037/01 (Faktor VIII/IMMUNO) of 12.8.2004

Online on

27.09.2004

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

12.8.2004

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C07K 14/435

Application no.

93890076.8

Keywords:

Zulassung verspätet vorgebrachter Entgegenhaltungen - (nein)
Klarheit, Neuheit, erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)

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Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 41.508K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T103701.20040812
T 1131/01 () of 18.11.2003

Online on

27.09.2004

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

18.11.2003

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08F 10/02

Application no.

94110168.5

Keywords:

Novelty - main request (no) - interpretation of feature - auxiliary request (disclaimer) - proceedings wait for G 1/03 and G 2/03

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 39.497K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2003:T113101.20031118
T 1215/01 () of 14.9.2004

Online on

24.09.2004

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

14.9.2004

Proc. language

DE

IPC

H02M 7/10

Application no.

96202672.0

Keywords:

Bedingte Zurücknahme der Anmeldung (nicht wirksam)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit (verneint)

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Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 22.131K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T121501.20040914
T 0044/02 () of 8.11.2002

Online on

24.09.2004

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

8.11.2002

Proc. language

FR

IPC

C07C 31/26

Application no.

95402491.5

Keywords:

Rétablissement de l'opposant dans le délai du dépôt du mémoire exposant les motifs de son recours (oui).

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C

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Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 20.196K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2002:T004402.20021108
T 0165/02 (Emulsion triple/L'OREAL) of 10.8.2004

Online on

24.09.2004

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

10.8.2004

Proc. language

FR

IPC

A61K 9/113

Application no.

96402492.1

Keywords:

Nouveauté - oui : caractéristique implicite dans l'antériorité - non
Activité inventive - oui - La solution du brevet attaqué va à l'encontre de l'enseignement de l'antériorité

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Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 31.341K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T016502.20040810
T 0361/02 () of 1.7.2004

Online on

24.09.2004

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

1.7.2004

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B29C 47/00

Application no.

96929255.6

Keywords:

Unzulässige Erweiterung (erster und zweiter Hilfsantrag, ja)
Ausreichende Offenbarung (dritter Hilfsantrag, ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit (Hauptantrag und dritter Hilfsantrag, nein)

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Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 40.083K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T036102.20040701
T 0479/02 () of 23.6.2004

Online on

24.09.2004

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

23.6.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B23Q 1/01

Application no.

95118569.3

Keywords:

Late-filed request (no) - admitted
Amendments - allowed
Inventive step (yes)

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 38.572K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T047902.20040623
T 0390/03 () of 1.7.2004

Online on

24.09.2004

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

1.7.2004

Proc. language

DE

IPC

E03C 1/06
B05B 15/06

Application no.

99124701.6

Keywords:

Erfinderische Tätigkeit (bejaht)
Rückzahlung der Beschwerdegebühr (nein)

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 28.112K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T039003.20040701
T 0284/99 (Bread Improver/DSM) of 14.7.2004

Online on

24.09.2004

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

14.7.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A21D 8/04

Application no.

93202197.5

Keywords:

Appeal of opponent I inadmissible: appeal filed by another company was not an error under Rule 65(2)
Article 84 EPC: claim 1 of all the requests lacks clarity

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 43.286K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T028499.20040714
T 0970/00 () of 15.9.2004

Online on

23.09.2004

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

15.9.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G02F 1/335

Application no.

96109616.1

Keywords:

Inventive step (yes) - ex-post facto assessment of the disclosure of the closest prior art

Distribution

B

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 38.646K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T097000.20040915
T 0051/02 () of 4.5.2004

Online on

23.09.2004

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

4.5.2004

Proc. language

FR

IPC

F25J 3/04
F27D 17/00

Application no.

94402427.2

Keywords:

Activité inventive (requête principale et requête auxiliaire 1 : non)
Requêtes auxiliaires 2 et 3 refusées

Distribution

C

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 43.095K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T005102.20040504
T 0167/02 (Composition alimentaire stabilisée/Raffinerie Tirlemontoise) of 5.8.2004

Online on

23.09.2004

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

5.8.2004

Proc. language

FR

IPC

A23L 1/0528

Application no.

94909878.4

Keywords:

Clarté (non) : l'adjonction de deux définitions relatives conduit à un manque de clarté en l'espèce

Distribution

C

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 28.175K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T016702.20040805
T 0601/00 () of 19.8.2004

Online on

22.09.2004

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

19.8.2004

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A61N 1/05

Application no.

94100796.5

Keywords:

Neuheit (Hauptantrag) (verneint)
Entscheidung über die Beschwerde zurückverweisung (1. Hilfsantrag) (bejaht)

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 31.412K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T060100.20040819
T 0192/01 () of 22.6.2004

Online on

22.09.2004

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

22.6.2004

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B42D 15/00

Application no.

94928197.6

Keywords:

Konflikt zwischen den Erfordernissen der Absätze 2 und 3 des Artikels 123 EPÜ

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 32.491K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T019201.20040622
T 0882/01 (Protein Expression System/CELLTECH) of 1.7.2004

Online on

22.09.2004

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

1.7.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12N 15/13

Application no.

93917891.9

Keywords:

Main request: novelty (no)
First auxiliary request: admissibility (yes)
Remittal to the first instance (yes)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 43.464K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T088201.20040701
T 1050/01 () of 1.7.2004

Online on

22.09.2004

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

1.7.2004

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A61M 1/34

Application no.

95110612.9

Keywords:

Neuheit - Hauptantrag, 1. und 2. Hilfsantrag (verneint)
Neuheit und erfinderische Tätigkiet - 3. Hilfsantrag (bejaht)

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Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 39.189K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T105001.20040701
T 1158/01 (Teilung einer Teilanmeldung/TRIDONIC) of 13.7.2004

Online on

22.09.2004

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

13.7.2004

Proc. language

DE

IPC

H05B 41/392

Application no.

99126075.3

Keywords:

Zulässigkeit einer Teilanmeldung zu einer Teilanmeldung (grundsätzlich bejaht)
Gültigkeit der Teilanmeldung zweiter Generation (verneint)
Vertrauensschutz (verneint)

Distribution

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Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 27.983K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T115801.20040713
T 1158/01 () of 13.7.2004

Online on

22.09.2004

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

13.7.2004

Proc. language

DE

IPC

H05B 41/392

Application no.

99126075.3

Keywords:

Zulässigkeit einer Teilanmeldung zu einer Teilanmeldung (grundsätzlich bejaht)
Gültigkeit der Teilanmeldung zweiter Generation (verneint)
Vertrauensschutz (verneint)

Distribution

A

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 36.704K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T115801.20040713
T 1158/01 (Division of a divisional application/TRIDONIC) of 13.7.2004

Online on

22.09.2004

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

13.7.2004

Proc. language

DE

IPC

H05B 41/392

Application no.

99126075.3

Keywords:

Allowability of divisionals from divisionals (yes in principle)
Validity of second-generation divisional (no)
Legitimate expectations (no)

Distribution

A

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 35.115K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T115801.20040713
T 1158/01 (Division d'une demande divisionnaire/TRIDONIC) of 13.7.2004

Online on

22.09.2004

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

13.7.2004

Proc. language

DE

IPC

H05B 41/392

Application no.

99126075.3

Keywords:

Recevabilité d'une demande divisionnaire relative à une demande divisionnaire (en principe oui)
Validité de la demande divisionnaire de seconde génération (non)
Protection de la confiance légitime (non)

Distribution

A

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Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 35.813K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T115801.20040713
T 0404/02 () of 17.6.2004

Online on

22.09.2004

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

17.6.2004

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B41F 13/22

Application no.

95112446.0

Keywords:

Zulässigkeit der Beschwerde (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit (ja)

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 30.403K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T040402.20040617
T 0832/99 () of 17.9.2004

Online on

22.09.2004

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

17.9.2004

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B29C 44/00

Application no.

89112434.9

Keywords:

Antrag auf Wiedereinsetzung in den vorigen Stand bezüglich Beschwerdefrist und Frist zur Begründung der Beschwerde
Bei Wegfall des Hindernisses - Frist zur Begründung der Beschwerde noch nicht abgelaufen
Zahlung nur einer Wiedereinsetzungsgebühr - Antrag bezüglich beider Fristen gilt als gestellt (bejaht)
Wiedereinsetzung in den vorigen Stand bezüglich der Frist zur Begründung der Beschwerde - fehlende Sorgfalt (bejaht)

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Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 41.122K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T083299.20040917
T 0742/00 () of 12.8.2004

Online on

20.09.2004

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

12.8.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61B 5/00

Application no.

95901627.0

Keywords:

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

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D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 33.828K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T074200.20040812
T 0823/01 (Radiotelephone/MOTOROLA) of 21.7.2004

Online on

20.09.2004

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

21.7.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04M 1/72

Application no.

89120988.4

Keywords:

Novelty (yes)
Inventive step (yes)
Disclosure - sufficiency - (yes)

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 36.016K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T082301.20040721
T 0050/02 (Pentafluoroethane refrigerant/DAIKIN) of 29.6.2004

Online on

20.09.2004

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

29.6.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07C 19/08

Application no.

94908493.3

Keywords:

Main request: inventive step (no) - juxtaposition of two known steps
First, second, (new) fourth, fifth, sixth auxiliary requests: amendments - supported by the application as filed (no)
Former third and fourth auxiliary requests: withdrawn
Sixth auxiliary request (version 2): inventive step (no) - juxtaposition of two known steps
Seventh auxiliary request: admissibility (no) - substantially modified request filed for the first time during oral proceedings raising new issues
Eighth auxiliary request: inventive step (yes) - non obvious solution

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 138.661K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T005002.20040629
T 0287/02 () of 3.9.2004

Online on

20.09.2004

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

3.9.2004

Proc. language

DE

IPC

E04D 13/16
E04B 1/76

Application no.

95107020.0

Keywords:

Erfinderische Tätigkeit (nein)

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C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 32.788K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T028702.20040903
T 0680/02 () of 31.8.2004

Online on

20.09.2004

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

31.8.2004

Proc. language

DE

IPC

D21G 1/00

Application no.

96118498.3

Keywords:

Fehlende Zustimmung zur Fassung des Patents
Widerruf des europäischen Patents

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 16.096K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T068002.20040831
T 0718/03 () of 15.9.2004

Online on

20.09.2004

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

15.9.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61B 8/12

Application no.

96910913.1

Keywords:

Novelty and inventive step, (yes, after amendments)

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D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 25.184K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T071803.20040915
T 1196/03 () of 8.9.2004

Online on

20.09.2004

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

8.9.2004

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A61M 25/01

Application no.

98945182.8

Keywords:

Erfinderische Tätigkeit (bejaht, nach Änderung)

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D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 25.339K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T119603.20040908
W 0017/03 (Radio frequency identification/3M) of 20.9.2004

Online on

20.09.2004

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

20.9.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06K 7/00

Application no.

-

Keywords:

Invitation to pay additional fees sufficiently reasoned (yes)
Investigation of technical relationships with the aid of common problems underlying the inventions

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:W001703.20040920
T 0574/00 (Synchronized operation of machine tool/FANUC) of 9.6.2004

Online on

17.09.2004

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

9.6.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G05B 19/18

Application no.

89908860.3

Keywords:

Inventive step - state of the art - availability sufficiently proved
Inventive step - no

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T057400.20040609
T 0611/01 (Cellular therapy/SLEPIAN) of 23.8.2004

Online on

17.09.2004

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

23.8.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61L 27/00

Application no.

94930606.2

Keywords:

Applicants given misleading impression as to treatment of application - substantial procedural violation (yes)
Remittal to first instance (yes)
To be considered by differently composed Examining Division (yes)
Reimbursement of appeal fee (yes)

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 37.246K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T061101.20040823
T 0933/01 () of 28.6.2004

Online on

17.09.2004

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

28.6.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61F 13/15

Application no.

94924145.9

Keywords:

Patentable invention - technical features defined by test parameter
Sufficiency of disclosure (yes)
Novelty (yes)
Burden of proof
Remittal (yes)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T093301.20040628
T 1036/01 () of 2.7.2004

Online on

17.09.2004

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

2.7.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61F 13/15

Application no.

95109130.5

Keywords:

Admissibility of amendments - yes; (reformatio in peius - no)
Sufficiency of disclosure - yes
Clarity of claim 1 - yes
Novelty and inventive step - yes

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T103601.20040702
T 1157/01 (Hydrotreating catalyst/SUMITOMO) of 1.9.2004

Online on

17.09.2004

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

1.9.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C10G 45/08

Application no.

96919968.6

Keywords:

Proper representation of the Appellant (yes) - deficiency under Article 133(2) overcome
Novelty (yes) - no clear and unambiguous overlap with products of the prior art
Inventive step (yes) - unexpected benefits in spite of a warning in the prior art to the contrary
Substantial procedural violation (yes) - no appealable decision on the Appellant's higher-ranking requests
Remittal for further prosecution (no) - examining proceedings already delayed - decision about patentability without undue investigation by the Board

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T115701.20040901
T 0091/02 () of 7.7.2004

Online on

17.09.2004

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

7.7.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

D04H 1/44

Application no.

95400676.3

Keywords:

Inventive step (yes)

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 31.147K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T009102.20040707
T 0383/02 () of 26.5.2004

Online on

17.09.2004

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

26.5.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

D02G 1/18

Application no.

95900222.1

Keywords:

Novelty (no)
Inventive step (no)

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D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 30.760K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T038302.20040526
T 0476/02 () of 9.6.2004

Online on

17.09.2004

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

9.6.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61F 13/15

Application no.

94107422.1

Keywords:

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

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D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 41.600K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T047602.20040609
T 0283/04 () of 3.9.2004

Online on

17.09.2004

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

3.9.2004

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C04B 41/00

Application no.

99964350.5

Keywords:

Zurückweisungsgründe ausgeräumt (ja)
Zurückverweisung zur Fortsetzung des Verfahrens

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C

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Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 19.559K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T028304.20040903
T 0431/04 (Endogenous gene expression/APPLIED RESEARCH SYS) of 13.9.2004

Online on

17.09.2004

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

13.9.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12N 15/67

Application no.

91903051.0

Keywords:

Appeal against a decision of a board of appeal - inadmissible

Distribution

B

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 21.514K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T043104.20040913
T 0292/99 () of 6.7.2004

Online on

17.09.2004

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

6.7.2004

Proc. language

FR

IPC

A61K 7/06

Application no.

92401690.0

Keywords:

Activité inventive : oui

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C

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 37.781K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T029299.20040706
J 0018/03 (Frist zur Zahlung der Wiedereinsetzungsgebühr) of 3.9.2004

Online on

16.09.2004

Board

3.1.01

Decision date

3.9.2004

Proc. language

DE

IPC

E04B 1/348

Application no.

99942851.9

Keywords:

-

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 23.270K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:J001803.20040903
T 0053/00 (Medium earth orbit satellites/NORTHROP GRUMMAN) of 19.5.2004

Online on

16.09.2004

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

19.5.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04B 7/195

Application no.

92300781.9

Keywords:

Inventive step - no

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D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 45.844K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T005300.20040519
T 0839/01 (Non-A/non-B hepatitis virus/GENELABS TECHNOLOGIES) of 31.3.2004

Online on

16.09.2004

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

31.3.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12N 15/51

Application no.

89907985.9

Keywords:

Sufficiency of disclosure - main request and auxiliary requests 1 to 11 (no)

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C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 31.784K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T083901.20040331
T 0161/02 (Transgenic Zea mays plants/SYNGENTA) of 13.9.2004

Online on

16.09.2004

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

13.9.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12N 5/04

Application no.

92111827.9

Keywords:

Main and auxiliary requests - disclaimer - offence against Article 123(2) EPC (yes) - unclear (yes)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 32.640K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T016102.20040913
T 0416/03 () of 13.9.2004

Online on

16.09.2004

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

13.9.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61M 39/20

Application no.

96850124.7

Keywords:

Clarity (no)

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 18.383K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T041603.20040913
T 0849/03 (Ablaufumgebungssystem/SIEMENS) of 19.8.2004

Online on

16.09.2004

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

19.8.2004

Proc. language

DE

IPC

H04Q 3/00

Application no.

96930159.7

Keywords:

Verletzung des rechtlichen Gehörs - wesentlicher Verfahrensfehler (ja)
Zurückverweisung - Rückzahlung der Beschwerdegebühr

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 20.544K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T084903.20040819
T 0522/99 () of 18.5.2004

Online on

16.09.2004

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

18.5.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12N 15/35

Application no.

90914243.2

Keywords:

Product-by-process claims - main request - novelty (no)
Product-by-process claims - first, second and third auxiliary requests - clarity (no), added subject-matter (yes)
Fourth auxiliary request - novelty (yes); inventive step (yes)

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C

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 59.191K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T052299.20040518
T 0260/00 (Composition cosmétique/L'OREAL) of 6.7.2004

Online on

15.09.2004

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

6.7.2004

Proc. language

FR

IPC

A61K 7/48

Application no.

96400057.4

Keywords:

Recevabilité du recours (oui)
Recevabilité de la requête principale de la requérante (oui)
Suffisance de l'exposé (oui)
Renvoi à l'instance du premier degré
Répartition des frais en faveur de l'intimée (non)

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C

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 46.858K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T026000.20040706
T 0990/00 () of 29.7.2004

Online on

15.09.2004

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

29.7.2004

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C09D 167/00

Application no.

95111318.2

Keywords:

Neuheit - Hauptantrag - bejaht
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Aufgabe und Lösung - verneint

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 53.829K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T099000.20040729
T 0382/02 () of 26.5.2004

Online on

15.09.2004

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

26.5.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

D02G 1/18

Application no.

95900223.9

Keywords:

Novelty (no)
Postponement of the proceedings (no)

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 31.648K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T038202.20040526
T 0309/01 () of 22.7.2004

Online on

14.09.2004

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

22.7.2004

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G01R 25/08

Application no.

95115746.0

Keywords:

Neuheit (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit (nein)

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 44.089K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T030901.20040722
T 0767/01 () of 7.7.2004

Online on

14.09.2004

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

7.7.2004

Proc. language

FR

IPC

C01B 33/193

Application no.

89401306.9

Keywords:

Activité inventive (oui) - modification non évidente

Distribution

C

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 41.719K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T076701.20040707
T 0553/02 (Stain removal method/PROCTER & GAMBLE) of 14.7.2004

Online on

14.09.2004

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

14.7.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C11D 3/39

Application no.

97933429.9

Keywords:

Exclusion from patentability (Article 52(2)d) of the subject- matter of claim 7 (main and first auxiliary request) - no
Novelty of claim 7 (main and first auxiliary request) - no
Inventive step (second auxiliary request) - no: obvious application of a known method to different substrates
Inventive step (third auxiliary request) - yes: improved performance of the selected bleach on the specific substrate treated

Distribution

B

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 41.473K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T055302.20040714
T 0260/03 () of 22.6.2004

Online on

14.09.2004

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

22.6.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B66B 11/00

Application no.

95106694.3

Keywords:

Added subject-matter (no)
Sufficiency of disclosure (yes)
Inventive step (yes)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 35.574K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T026003.20040622
T 0189/01 (IFN-beta 2/IL-6R/YEDA RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT CO., LTD.) of 15.6.2004

Online on

13.09.2004

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

15.6.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12P 21/02

Application no.

90110487.7

Keywords:

G 0009/91, G 0001/92, G 0001/03, T 0952/92, T 0728/98

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 63.251K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T018901.20040615
T 0366/01 (Information recording and reproducing device/SHARP) of 27.7.2004

Online on

13.09.2004

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

27.7.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G11B 20/10

Application no.

91310364.4

Keywords:

Novelty (yes)
Inventive step (yes)

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 29.541K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T036601.20040727
T 0857/01 (Herpes simplex virus/GENERAL HOSPITAL) of 13.7.2004

Online on

13.09.2004

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

13.7.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 48/00

Application no.

91303387.4

Keywords:

Sufficiency of disclosure (no)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 34.741K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T085701.20040713
T 0497/02 (Insulinotropic hormone/GENERAL HOSPITAL) of 27.5.2004

Online on

13.09.2004

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

27.5.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07K 7/10

Application no.

93203087.7

Keywords:

Sufficiency of disclosure (no)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 38.281K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T049702.20040527
T 0090/00 () of 10.8.2004

Online on

10.09.2004

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

10.8.2004

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A61N 5/06

Application no.

93915744.2

Keywords:

Erfinderische Tätigkeit (verneint)

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 33.034K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T009000.20040810
T 1280/01 (Ligands and metal complexes thereof/BRACCO) of 29.4.2004

Online on

10.09.2004

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

29.4.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07D 233/91

Application no.

94108968.2

Keywords:

Main request: amendments supported by the application as filed (no)
First auxiliary request: inventive step (yes) - non obvious solution

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 83.068K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T128001.20040429
T 1180/02 () of 21.7.2004

Online on

10.09.2004

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

21.7.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B60R 13/08
B29C 44/18
B62D 29/00

Application no.

96300895.8

Keywords:

Costs - apportionment - (no)
Amendments - added subject-matter - (yes)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 36.603K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T118002.20040721
T 0150/03 (Channel proteins/CHIBA UNIVERSITY) of 25.6.2004

Online on

10.09.2004

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

25.6.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12N 15/12

Application no.

96114884.8

Keywords:

Inventive step (no)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 29.719K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T015003.20040625
T 0184/02 (Material for covering food products/MEESTER B.V.) of 9.9.2004

Online on

09.09.2004

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

9.9.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A23B 4/10

Application no.

91202693.7

Keywords:

Remittal to the first instance - yes: new feature in the claims to be asessed for inventive step

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 24.231K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T018402.20040909
D 0007/02 () of 24.8.2004

Online on

08.09.2004

Board

DBA

Decision date

24.8.2004

Proc. language

DE

IPC

-

Application no.

-

Keywords:

-

Distribution

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 20.386K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:D000702.20040824
D 0008/04 () of 23.8.2004

Online on

08.09.2004

Board

DBA

Decision date

23.8.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

-

Application no.

-

Keywords:

-

Distribution

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 32.466K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:D000804.20040823
T 1048/02 (Flow aids/PROCTER) of 15.6.2004

Online on

08.09.2004

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

15.6.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C11D 17/06

Application no.

93870059.8

Keywords:

Inventive step (main request) - no; obvious alternative
Inventive step (first auxiliary request) - yes: non-obvious improvement

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 42.014K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T104802.20040615
T 1154/03 () of 10.8.2004

Online on

08.09.2004

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

10.8.2004

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A61M 39/24

Application no.

00122467.4

Keywords:

Erfinderische Tätigkeit (verneint)

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 23.448K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T115403.20040810
T 0355/02 () of 15.6.2004

Online on

07.09.2004

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

15.6.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

E05D 5/02

Application no.

94830579.2

Keywords:

Inventive step (main request: no; auxiliary request: yes)
Apportionment of costs (refused)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 51.099K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T035502.20040615
T 0569/02 () of 2.6.2004

Online on

07.09.2004

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

2.6.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B24D 11/00

Application no.

90108486.3

Keywords:

Insufficiency - no
Novelty - yes
Inventive step - yes
Late filed comparative tests - not admitted

Distribution

B

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 41.486K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T056902.20040602
T 0068/02 () of 24.6.2004

Online on

06.09.2004

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

24.6.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B25J 9/08

Application no.

96102642.4

Keywords:

Novelty - yes
Inventive step - yes
Return to the patent claims as granted after filing new main request - admissible
Late filed documents - some allowed
Partiabilty of Opposition Division - no
Correction of minutes of oral proceedings before Opposition Division - procedure adopted not transparent but not substantial procedural violation - correction by Board not possible
Referral of questions to the Enlarged Board of Appeal - not necessary for deciding appeals

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Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 52.396K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T006802.20040624
T 0126/02 () of 27.7.2004

Online on

06.09.2004

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

27.7.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C23C 4/04

Application no.

95810684.1

Keywords:

Inventive step -yes

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 29.572K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T012602.20040727
T 0169/03 () of 25.8.2004

Online on

06.09.2004

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

25.8.2004

Proc. language

DE

IPC

E04F 19/04

Application no.

98111379.8

Keywords:

Klarheit, ja nach Änderung

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 22.783K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T016903.20040825
T 0649/03 () of 20.8.2004

Online on

06.09.2004

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

20.8.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C03B 23/055

Application no.

94910794.0

Keywords:

Novelty - yes
Remittal - yes

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 22.819K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T064903.20040820
T 0696/03 () of 31.8.2004

Online on

06.09.2004

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

31.8.2004

Proc. language

FR

IPC

F25J 3/04
C21B 5/00

Application no.

99900984.8

Keywords:

Activité inventive (oui)

Distribution

C

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 31.391K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T069603.20040831
J 0023/03 (Berichtigung nach Patenterteilung/GO) of 13.7.2004

Online on

03.09.2004

Board

3.1.01

Decision date

13.7.2004

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B60R 21/02

Application no.

98962229.5

Keywords:

Berichtigung nach Patenterteilung - nein
Anhängigkeit des Patenterteilungsverfahren
Anwendung des Vertrauensgrundsatzes - nein

Distribution

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Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 107.487K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:J002303.20040713
T 0462/00 () of 11.8.2004

Online on

03.09.2004

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

11.8.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G07D 5/00

Application no.

92907533.1

Keywords:

Basis of decisions - patentee (request for revocation)

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 15.682K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T046200.20040811
T 0927/00 (Oxydation de N2O/CLARIANT) of 7.4.2004

Online on

03.09.2004

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

7.4.2004

Proc. language

FR

IPC

C01B 21/24

Application no.

93400042.3

Keywords:

Clarté : oui, expression"alcanes inférieurs"
suffisamment claire au vu d'une indication complémentaire dans la revendication 1 de procédé
Extension de la protection conférée : non
Nouveauté : oui
Activité inventive (oui)

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Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 43.677K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T092700.20040407
T 0173/01 (Thiols/DU PONT DE NEMOURS) of 19.8.2004

Online on

03.09.2004

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

19.8.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07C 319/06

Application no.

97918568.3

Keywords:

Main and sole request: amendments - supported by the application as filed (yes); novelty (yes); inventive step (yes) - non obvious solution

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 31.312K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T017301.20040819
T 0444/01 () of 16.6.2004

Online on

03.09.2004

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

16.6.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H05K 13/02

Application no.

91110707.6

Keywords:

Inventive step - main request (yes)
Distinguishing feature - not a design feature void of technical effect

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 34.148K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T044401.20040616
T 0646/03 (Abgasreinigung/FRAUNHOFER-GESELLSCHAFT) of 31.8.2004

Online on

03.09.2004

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

31.8.2004

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B01D 53/32

Application no.

94120588.2

Keywords:

Zulässigkeit des Einspruchs - ja, Umfang, Gründe und Beweismitteln klar erkennbar

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Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 40.520K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T064603.20040831
T 1123/03 () of 20.7.2004

Online on

03.09.2004

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

20.7.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01L 39/14

Application no.

88302739.3

Keywords:

Proprietor no longer approves the text as granted - revocation of the patent

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 15.988K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T112303.20040720
T 0762/99 () of 24.6.2004

Online on

03.09.2004

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

24.6.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 7/06

Application no.

93913585.1

Keywords:

Disclosure - sufficiency (no) (main request)
Disclosure - sufficiency (yes) (first auxiliary request)
Amendments - allowable (yes) (first auxiliary request)
Late filed evidence - admitted (no)
Novelty - (yes) (first auxiliary request)
Inventive step - (yes) problem and solution (first auxiliary request)

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 60.053K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T076299.20040624
T 0349/02 () of 25.5.2004

Online on

02.09.2004

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

25.5.2004

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B60K 35/00

Application no.

96901241.8

Keywords:

Zulässigkeit der verspätet vorgebrachten Tatsachen und Beweismittel (bejaht)
Neuheit, Haupt- und Hilfsantrag (verneint)

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Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 39.586K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T034902.20040525
T 0726/02 (Fluidized bed/THE PROCTER & GAMBLE COMPANY) of 20.8.2004

Online on

02.09.2004

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

20.8.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C11D 11/00

Application no.

97931059.6

Keywords:

Inventive step - yes

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Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 29.983K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T072602.20040820
T 0098/04 () of 20.8.2004

Online on

02.09.2004

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

20.8.2004

Proc. language

FR

IPC

E06B 3/273

Application no.

97402065.3

Keywords:

Nouveauté (reconnue)

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C

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 27.439K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T009804.20040820
T 1070/01 () of 30.8.2004

Online on

01.09.2004

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

30.8.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08F 10/00

Application no.

93121042.1

Keywords:

Inventive step - yes (main request)

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Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 82.800K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T107001.20040830
T 0327/02 () of 24.6.2004

Online on

01.09.2004

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

24.6.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08F 2/46

Application no.

93300785.8

Keywords:

Disclosure - sufficiency (yes) - undue burden (no) - skilled person

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Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 49.659K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T032702.20040624
T 0934/02 () of 29.4.2004

Online on

01.09.2004

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

29.4.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F16D 69/02
C08J 5/04

Application no.

95304228.0

Keywords:

Appeal of the patent proprietor based on a new request for amendment (admissible)
Main request rejected in the opposition division decision- formulation attempt, not partial surrender
Inventive step (yes)

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 46.866K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T093402.20040429
T 1110/02 () of 24.6.2004

Online on

01.09.2004

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

24.6.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B64C 9/24

Application no.

95900528.1

Keywords:

Novelty (yes)
Inventive step (yes)

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Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 37.582K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T111002.20040624

August 2004

T 0955/02 () of 29.7.2004

Online on

31.08.2004

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

29.7.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08F 8/04

Application no.

94104628.6

Keywords:

Missing Statement of Grounds

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 19.916K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T095502.20040729
D 0006/04 () of 30.8.2004

Online on

30.08.2004

Board

DBA

Decision date

30.8.2004

Proc. language

DE

IPC

-

Application no.

-

Keywords:

-

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Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 17.256K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:D000604.20040830
T 0557/02 (Method for treating substrates/PROCTER & GAMBLE) of 14.7.2004

Online on

30.08.2004

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

14.7.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C11D 3/39

Application no.

97933428.1

Keywords:

Inventive step (main request) - no: application of a known method to different substrates - improved performance of the selected bleach not shown for the whole range of substrates to be treated according to the claimed method
Inventive step (auxiliary request) - yes: improved performance of the selected bleach on the specific treated substrate

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 29.812K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T055702.20040714
W 0011/04 () of 23.8.2004

Online on

30.08.2004

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

23.8.2004

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G01N 29/02

Application no.

-

Keywords:

Einheitlichkeit (verneint)
Besondere technische Merkmale weder gleich noch entsprechend

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Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 69.001K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:W001104.20040823
J 0014/03 (Admissibility/AIDA) of 20.8.2004

Online on

27.08.2004

Board

3.1.01

Decision date

20.8.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B30B 15/14

Application no.

00127117.0

Keywords:

Admissibility of appeal - no request, evidence or argument by appellant in first instance proceedings - whether party adversely affected by inevitable decision resulting from its own actions (no)
Admissibility of evidence available or obtainable prior to first instance decision but only filed on appeal (no)

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Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 41.465K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:J001403.20040820
J 0040/03 (Divisional/YAZAKI) of 18.8.2004

Online on

27.08.2004

Board

3.1.01

Decision date

18.8.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01R 13/627

Application no.

02025660.8

Keywords:

Designation in divisional application of a state not validly designated in earlier application (no)
Referral of a question to the Enlarged Board of Appeal (no)

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Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 35.722K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:J004003.20040818
T 0225/00 () of 15.7.2004

Online on

27.08.2004

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

15.7.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01R 33/36

Application no.

96911251.5

Keywords:

EPC Art. 56 - Inventive step - no

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Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 37.667K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T022500.20040715
T 0106/02 () of 20.7.2004

Online on

27.08.2004

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

20.7.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B26D 3/16

Application no.

94100377.4

Keywords:

Added subject-matter new ground - no
Added subject-matter - no
Inventive step - yes

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 35.963K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T010602.20040720
T 0535/02 () of 9.6.2004

Online on

27.08.2004

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

9.6.2004

Proc. language

FR

IPC

F28D 15/04

Application no.

96918533.9

Keywords:

Nouveauté (non)

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C

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 33.181K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T053502.20040609
T 0094/03 () of 6.7.2004

Online on

27.08.2004

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

6.7.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C23G 1/08

Application no.

93111528.1

Keywords:

Late submitted material - documents partly admitted
Amended requests filed about one month before date of oral proceedings - admitted
Disclosure - enabling (no)

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 48.438K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T009403.20040706
T 0836/01 (Interferon-beta2/YEDA RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT CO. LTD.) of 7.10.2003

Online on

26.08.2004

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

7.10.2003

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 38/21

Application no.

97119173.9

Keywords:

Second/further medical use format (yes)
Added subject-matter (no)
Novelty (yes)
Remittal

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C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 29.243K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2003:T083601.20031007
T 0186/02 () of 29.6.2004

Online on

26.08.2004

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

29.6.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G07D 7/00

Application no.

97116644.2

Keywords:

Basis for decisions: opportunity to comment (no)
Procedural violation (yes)
Reimbursement of the appeal fee (yes)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 27.472K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T018602.20040629
T 0222/02 () of 7.7.2004

Online on

26.08.2004

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

7.7.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08F 210/06

Application no.

95301147.5

Keywords:

Novelty (yes)
Inventive step (yes) - problem and solution

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 162.724K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T022202.20040707
T 0011/04 () of 6.8.2004

Online on

26.08.2004

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

6.8.2004

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F25D 23/06
B29C 44/12

Application no.

98966636.7

Keywords:

Neuheit und errfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)

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Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 26.227K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T001104.20040806
T 0492/99 (Combined anti-inflammatory agent/NIPRO) of 22.6.2004

Online on

26.08.2004

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

22.6.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 31/725

Application no.

90123628.1

Keywords:

Novelty (yes): anti-inflammatory composition comprising hyaluronic acid and either diclofenac or ibuprofen not disclosed in the prior art
Inventive step (no): replacement of indomethacin by diclofenac or ibuprofen, to obtain further anti-inflammatory composition, obvious
Use of the claimed composition for the treatment of arthropathy, belonging to the class of inflammatory diseases, obvious

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Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 135.313K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T049299.20040622
T 1065/01 () of 8.7.2004

Online on

25.08.2004

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

8.7.2004

Proc. language

DE

IPC

D21G 1/02

Application no.

95925704.9

Keywords:

Erfinderische Tätigkeit (Haupt- und Hilfsanträge - verneint)

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 45.875K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T106501.20040708
T 0653/02 () of 9.7.2004

Online on

25.08.2004

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

9.7.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08G 64/30

Application no.

94919850.1

Keywords:

Extent to which patent is opposed - transcended by amendment

Distribution

B

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 33.077K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T065302.20040709
T 0987/01 () of 15.6.2004

Online on

24.08.2004

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

15.6.2004

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B26F 3/02

Application no.

94107580.6

Keywords:

Änderung (bejaht)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit (bejaht)
verspätet vorgebrachte Tatsachen und Beweismittel - Zulässigkeit der Dokumente
Entscheidung in mündlicher Verhandlung auf Basis neuer Ansprüche in Abwesenheit einer Partei - rechtliches Gehör (ja)

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Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 80.674K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T098701.20040615
T 1283/01 () of 26.7.2004

Online on

24.08.2004

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

26.7.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B41M 5/00

Application no.

93117734.9

Keywords:

Novelty (yes)
Inventive step (yes)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 22.242K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T128301.20040726
T 0363/01 () of 15.7.2004

Online on

23.08.2004

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

15.7.2004

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C23C 16/34

Application no.

94202508.1

Keywords:

Erfinderische Tätigkeit (Hauptantrag - verneint)
Während mündlicher Verhandlung erstmals vorgelegter Hilfsantrag - (prima facie nicht gewährbar - nicht zugelassen)

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Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 44.975K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T036301.20040715
T 1035/01 () of 24.5.2004

Online on

23.08.2004

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

24.5.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61F 13/15

Application no.

93913782.4

Keywords:

Inventive steep (main request) - no
Admissibility of amendments (auxiliary request) - yes
Novelty and inventive step (auxiliary request) - yes

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 34.340K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T103501.20040524
T 0288/02 () of 22.4.2004

Online on

23.08.2004

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

22.4.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01L 33/00

Application no.

97106589.1

Keywords:

Definition of individual product features in a product claim by process features
Novelty (yes)
Inventive step (yes)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 46.636K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T028802.20040422
T 1070/02 () of 22.7.2004

Online on

23.08.2004

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

22.7.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B65D 1/44

Application no.

99850059.9

Keywords:

Novelty (yes); remittal to first instance for further prosecution

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 26.127K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T107002.20040722
T 0167/03 () of 21.7.2004

Online on

23.08.2004

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

21.7.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

E01F 13/02

Application no.

98201826.9

Keywords:

-

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 26.920K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T016703.20040721
T 0357/03 () of 3.8.2004

Online on

23.08.2004

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

3.8.2004

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A61C 8/00

Application no.

98123681.3

Keywords:

Erfinderische Tätigkeit (verneint)

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 28.208K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T035703.20040803
T 0421/03 () of 5.8.2004

Online on

23.08.2004

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

5.8.2004

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A61F 2/06

Application no.

95922468.4

Keywords:

Unzulässige Erweiterung (Hauptantrag - bejaht; 1. Hilfsantrag - verneint)

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D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 26.811K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T042103.20040805
T 0433/03 () of 5.8.2004

Online on

23.08.2004

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

5.8.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B24D 9/08

Application no.

96942067.8

Keywords:

Novelty - yes, after amendment
Remittal to first instance - yes

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 27.359K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T043303.20040805
T 0497/04 () of 18.8.2004

Online on

23.08.2004

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

18.8.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B23B 27/14

Application no.

99306157.1

Keywords:

Missing statement of grounds - inadmissible appeal

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D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 51.329K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T049704.20040818
T 0285/01 (Bone resorption/WASHINGTON RESEARCH FOUNDATION) of 3.6.2004

Online on

20.08.2004

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

3.6.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01N 33/68

Application no.

88909905.7

Keywords:

Main request: allowable amendments (yes)
Clarity (yes)
Inventive step (no)
First auxiliary request: clarity (no)
Second auxiliary request: sufficiency of disclosure (yes)
Inventive step (yes)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 67.904K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T028501.20040603
T 0321/01 ((R)(-)Flurbiprofen/PAZ) of 5.8.2004

Online on

20.08.2004

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

5.8.2004

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A61K 31/19

Application no.

91914752.0

Keywords:

Neuheit (ja): quantitative Zusammensetzung des für die Schmerztherapie verwendeten Arzneimittels aus dem Stand der Technik nicht herleitbar. Zurückverweisung an die Einspruchsabteilung

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C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 43.322K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T032101.20040805
T 0811/01 (IL-1 inhibitor/BIOGEN) of 6.8.2004

Online on

20.08.2004

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

6.8.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07K 14/435

Application no.

88908512.2

Keywords:

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

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 47.555K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T081101.20040806
T 0750/02 () of 27.5.2004

Online on

20.08.2004

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

27.5.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F16L 1/19
F16L 1/20
F16L 1/225

Application no.

94305860.2

Keywords:

Opposition grounds - extension of subject-matter (no)
Decision re appeals - remittal (yes)
Amendments - opposition proceedings

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 37.266K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T075002.20040527
T 0808/01 () of 11.5.2004

Online on

19.08.2004

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

11.5.2004

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B60T 17/00
B60T 17/02

Application no.

96905676.1

Keywords:

Zulässigkeit einer Beschwerde, die sich auf neue Entgegenhaltungen stützt (ja) - Reaktion auf die Begründung der angefochtenen Entscheidung
Erfinderische Tätigkeit (ja)

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 46.998K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T080801.20040511
T 0277/01 () of 13.7.2004

Online on

18.08.2004

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

13.7.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61N 1/378

Application no.

90122538.3

Keywords:

Amendments - added subject-matter (yes)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 27.878K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T027701.20040713
T 0321/03 () of 4.8.2004

Online on

18.08.2004

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

4.8.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61M 1/16

Application no.

92921805.5

Keywords:

Inventive step (yes)

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 32.393K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T032103.20040804
T 0999/03 (CD protein/State University of New York) of 27.2.2004

Online on

18.08.2004

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

27.2.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61M 36/14

Application no.

94930490.1

Keywords:

New request: clarity (yes)
Inventive step (yes)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 33.281K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T099903.20040227
T 0078/01 (Insect resistant plants/MYCOGEN) of 3.6.2004

Online on

17.08.2004

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

3.6.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12N 15/05

Application no.

84306494.0

Keywords:

Main and auxiliary requests - sufficiency of disclosure (no)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 62.097K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T007801.20040603
T 0287/01 (Hybrid distribution network/AMPERION) of 13.5.2004

Online on

17.08.2004

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

13.5.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04B 3/54

Application no.

95915934.4

Keywords:

Inventive step - yes (after amendment)
Late filed material - admitted (no)

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 36.555K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T028701.20040513
T 0799/02 () of 27.7.2004

Online on

16.08.2004

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

27.7.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A43D 25/18

Application no.

94830598.2

Keywords:

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

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 34.651K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T079902.20040727
T 1137/02 () of 23.6.2004

Online on

16.08.2004

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

23.6.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A01J 7/00

Application no.

94202259.1

Keywords:

Novelty (no)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 23.408K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T113702.20040623
T 1222/03 () of 5.8.2004

Online on

16.08.2004

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

5.8.2004

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B21D 53/88

Application no.

99914428.0

Keywords:

Änderungen - Anspruchserweiterung nach weiterer Änderung (verneint)

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 23.243K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T122203.20040805
T 0987/99 () of 12.5.2004

Online on

16.08.2004

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

12.5.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61N 1/365

Application no.

91304485.5

Keywords:

Inventive step - no

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 32.064K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T098799.20040512
T 0662/01 () of 20.7.2004

Online on

13.08.2004

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

20.7.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61F 2/30

Application no.

94500193.1

Keywords:

Clarity (yes, after amendment)
Inventive step (yes, after amendment)

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 23.855K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T066201.20040720
T 1141/01 () of 29.6.2004

Online on

13.08.2004

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

29.6.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B21B 1/46
C21D 9/00

Application no.

96116411.8

Keywords:

Novelty (yes)
Inventive step (yes) after amendment

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 31.674K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T114101.20040629
T 0871/02 (Wiedereinsetzung/SVEDALA) of 9.10.2003

Online on

13.08.2004

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

9.10.2003

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B07B 1/42
B06B 1/16

Application no.

97113308.7

Keywords:

Fristenüberwachungssystem
Alle gebotene Sorgfalt (ja)

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 24.709K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2003:T087102.20031009
T 1001/02 () of 6.7.2004

Online on

13.08.2004

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

6.7.2004

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F24D 19/06
F28D 1/04
F28D 1/03

Application no.

96908050.6

Keywords:

Klarheit der Ansprüche und ausreichende Offenbarung (bejaht)
Unzulässige Erweiterung und Schutzbereichserweiterung (verneint)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit (verneint)

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 48.417K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T100102.20040706
T 0713/03 () of 8.7.2004

Online on

13.08.2004

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

8.7.2004

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B22D 41/28
B22D 41/26

Application no.

00104312.4

Keywords:

Neuheit (bejaht)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - nach Änderung (ja)

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 27.661K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T071303.20040708
T 1080/03 () of 14.7.2004

Online on

13.08.2004

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

14.7.2004

Proc. language

DE

IPC

E06B 9/52
E04F 17/06

Application no.

00100893.7

Keywords:

Erfinderische Tätigkeit (anerkannt)

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 25.194K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T108003.20040714
T 0159/04 () of 10.8.2004

Online on

13.08.2004

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

10.8.2004

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B08P 9/28
G01P 13/00

Application no.

98919225.7

Keywords:

Klarheit der Ansprüche (bejaht)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit (bejaht

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 28.333K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T015904.20040810
J 0022/03 (Sprache der Anmeldungsunterlagen/N.N.) of 22.6.2004

Online on

12.08.2004

Board

3.1.01

Decision date

22.6.2004

Proc. language

DE

IPC

-

Application no.

-

Keywords:

Einsprachigkeit von Anmeldeunterlagen/der Beschreibung
Zuerkennung eines Anmeldetages
Vertrauensschutz

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 33.417K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2004:J002203.20040622
T 1000/02 () of 8.7.2004

Online on

12.08.2004

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

8.7.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61F 2/06

Application no.

97202436.8

Keywords:

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

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 37.314K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T100002.20040708
T 0142/04 () of 12.8.2004

Online on

12.08.2004

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

12.8.2004

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B65D 81/05

Application no.

94107400.7

Keywords:

Rückzahlung der Beschwerdegebühr (nein)

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 15.458K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T014204.20040812
T 1167/01 () of 22.6.2004

Online on

11.08.2004

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

22.6.2004

Proc. language

FR

IPC

C22F 1/053

Application no.

95420049.9

Keywords:

Activité inventive (non)

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 84.147K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T116701.20040622
T 0572/02 () of 28.7.2004

Online on

11.08.2004

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

28.7.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C22C 38/12

Application no.

96913297.6

Keywords:

Novelty (no)

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 29.678K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T057202.20040728
T 1171/02 () of 26.7.2004

Online on

11.08.2004

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

26.7.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61M 25/10

Application no.

95202755.5

Keywords:

Clarity (yes, after amendments)
Novelty (yes, after amendments)

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 21.211K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T117102.20040726
T 1019/99 (Contrast enhancement/AGFA-GEVAERT) of 16.6.2004

Online on

11.08.2004

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

16.6.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06T 5/00

Application no.

92202360.1

Keywords:

Closest prior art - old document
Formulation of objective technical problem
Inventive step - all request (no)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 39.744K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T101999.20040616
T 0500/00 () of 17.6.2004

Online on

10.08.2004

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

17.6.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C09D 157/10

Application no.

93305382.9

Keywords:

Disclaimer - originally disclosed (no)
Disclosure of prior art under Article 54(2) EPC - accidental (no)
Disclaimer - relevant to the assessment of inventive step (yes) - allowable (no)

Distribution

B

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 44.439K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T050000.20040617
T 0229/01 (Water dispersible granules/SUMITOMO CHEMICAL COMPANY) of 29.6.2004

Online on

10.08.2004

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

29.6.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A01N 25/14

Application no.

91301522.8

Keywords:

Inventive step - no: arbitrary choice

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 31.526K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T022901.20040629
T 0393/01 (Synergistic combination/BUCKMAN LABORATORIES INTERNATIONAL INC.) of 13.7.2004

Online on

10.08.2004

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

13.7.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A01N 43/64

Application no.

91310106.9

Keywords:

Inventive step - no: improvement expected in the light of the prior art; optimisation

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 29.947K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T039301.20040713
T 0977/02 () of 16.6.2004

Online on

10.08.2004

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

16.6.2004

Proc. language

FR

IPC

H02K 1/02

Application no.

96924007.6

Keywords:

Nouveauté - (oui) utilisation d'un matériau dans un but nouveau
Activité inventive (oui)
Changement de catégorie d'une revendication - extension (non)

Distribution

C

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 56.939K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T097702.20040616
T 1063/02 () of 16.6.2004

Online on

10.08.2004

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

16.6.2004

Proc. language

FR

IPC

H02K 1/02

Application no.

96924007.6

Keywords:

Demande de rectification d'une décision écrite et du procès-verbal d'une procédure orale - recours recevable (oui)
Rectification (non)

Distribution

B

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 42.562K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T106302.20040616
T 0231/04 () of 30.7.2004

Online on

10.08.2004

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

30.7.2004

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A61K 7/06

Application no.

95937830.8

Keywords:

Fehlende Beschwerdebegründung

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 15.969K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T023104.20040730
T 1254/01 () of 16.7.2004

Online on

09.08.2004

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

16.7.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H03F 1/22

Application no.

97116995.8

Keywords:

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

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 22.865K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T125401.20040716
T 0412/02 () of 16.6.2004

Online on

09.08.2004

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

16.6.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08F 210/18

Application no.

94106059.2

Keywords:

Clarity (no) - unclear characterization by parameters

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 44.100K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T041202.20040616
T 1100/03 () of 27.7.2004

Online on

09.08.2004

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

27.7.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08K 3/04

Application no.

95928342.5

Keywords:

Missing Statement of Grounds

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 51.665K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T110003.20040727
T 0178/04 () of 26.7.2004

Online on

09.08.2004

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

26.7.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08L 23/10

Application no.

97118713.3

Keywords:

Missing Statement of Grounds

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 51.457K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T017804.20040726
T 0226/02 () of 13.7.2004

Online on

06.08.2004

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

13.7.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B65H 55/04

Application no.

95920648.3

Keywords:

Prior use - not proven
Novelty - yes
Inventive step - yes
Late-filed documents - some not admitted for lack of relevancy - some not admitted without examination of relevancy - some admitted
Decision of Examining Division corrected by Opposition Division - not allowed as ultra vires - correction of patent not allowed where opposition is to be rejected

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 37.909K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T022602.20040713
T 0314/02 () of 14.7.2004

Online on

06.08.2004

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

14.7.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B07C 1/00

Application no.

94308431.9

Keywords:

Novelty (yes)
Inventive step (no)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 26.517K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T031402.20040714
T 0565/02 () of 18.6.2004

Online on

06.08.2004

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

18.6.2004

Proc. language

DE

IPC

D04H 1/60

Application no.

95940204.1

Keywords:

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - nein

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 77.911K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T056502.20040618
T 0594/02 () of 20.7.2004

Online on

06.08.2004

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

20.7.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H03M 1/08

Application no.

99304467.6

Keywords:

Novelty (yes)
Inventive step (yes)

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 29.541K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T059402.20040720
W 0020/03 (Genistein/Pharmaceutical Institute) of 20.7.2004

Online on

06.08.2004

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

20.7.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07H 15/26

Application no.

-

Keywords:

Obligation under Rule 40.1 PCT to specify reasons not met in view of PCT guidelines

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 65.269K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2004:W002003.20040720
T 0096/00 () of 24.6.2004

Online on

05.08.2004

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

24.6.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01C 19/72

Application no.

94916625.0

Keywords:

Admissibility of documents filed during appeal proceedings (yes) - no remittal
Novelty (yes)
Inventive step (yes)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 43.548K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T009600.20040624
T 0877/00 () of 21.7.2004

Online on

05.08.2004

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

21.7.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G03B 17/04

Application no.

93924759.9

Keywords:

Support (yes)

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 29.234K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T087700.20040721
T 0030/01 () of 29.6.2004

Online on

05.08.2004

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

29.6.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01B 9/02

Application no.

92911842.0

Keywords:

Entitlement to priority (no) - no explicit or implicit disclosure of specific arrangement
Document published during priority interval - state of the art (yes)
Remittal for further prosecution

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 45.422K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T003001.20040629
T 0351/02 () of 29.6.2004

Online on

05.08.2004

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

29.6.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G02B 6/42

Application no.

95923463.4

Keywords:

Main request: inventive step (no)
Auxiliary request: late reintroduction in opposition appeal proceedings of a feature omitted from claims pursued in the examination procedure (inadmissible)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 36.935K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T035102.20040629
T 0166/01 (In vitro method/KARO BIO AB) of 16.12.2003

Online on

04.08.2004

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

16.12.2003

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12Q 1/00

Application no.

92921468.2

Keywords:

Main request - inventive step (no)
First auxiliary request: added subject-matter (yes)
Second auxiliary request - inventive step (no)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 56.998K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2003:T016601.20031216
T 0302/02 (Automated amplification/APPLERA) of 12.3.2004

Online on

04.08.2004

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

12.3.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G05D 23/19

Application no.

87301669.5

Keywords:

Art. 114(2) - late submitted material - evidence admitted (no)
Art. 56 - Inventive step - neighbouring field (no)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 50.757K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T030202.20040312
T 0548/02 () of 22.7.2004

Online on

04.08.2004

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

22.7.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C21B 13/00

Application no.

97950427.1

Keywords:

Inventive step (yes) after amendment

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 26.169K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T054802.20040722
T 1087/00 (Refining process/SHOWA) of 1.4.2004

Online on

03.08.2004

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

1.4.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C11B 3/00

Application no.

94106422.2

Keywords:

Inventive step (no): the skilled person aiming at improving the efficiency of a process based on a specific reaction would search for a solution to this problem in any prior art process based on this reaction belonging to the relevant technical field

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 40.235K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T108700.20040401
T 0982/01 (Signal compression system/InterDigital) of 15.6.2004

Online on

03.08.2004

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

15.6.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04B 1/66

Application no.

90119336.7

Keywords:

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

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 33.510K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T098201.20040615
T 1217/02 () of 27.7.2004

Online on

03.08.2004

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

27.7.2004

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B60R 21/32

Application no.

98106948.7

Keywords:

Erfinderische Tätigkeit (bejaht)

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 26.185K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T121702.20040727
T 1158/03 () of 29.7.2004

Online on

03.08.2004

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

29.7.2004

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A61F 2/30

Application no.

98921323.6

Keywords:

Neuheit (ja, nach Änderung)

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 21.675K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T115803.20040729
T 0396/04 () of 29.7.2004

Online on

03.08.2004

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

29.7.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B01J 31/08

Application no.

96306229.4

Keywords:

Missing statement of grounds

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 15.494K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T039604.20040729
T 0726/03 (Common key distribution/LUCENT) of 30.7.2004

Online on

02.08.2004

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

30.7.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04Q 7/38

Application no.

01309272.1

Keywords:

Novelty - no

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 22.509K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T072603.20040730

July 2004

J 0010/04 (Monitoring system/SYNTRON BIORESEARCH, INC.) of 5.7.2004

Online on

30.07.2004

Board

3.1.01

Decision date

5.7.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B01L 3/00

Application no.

00991676.8

Keywords:

International application - filing date
Correction of errors of receiving office
Evaluation of evidence - sworn statement

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 24.144K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:J001004.20040705
T 0973/00 (Verfahren und Anordnung zur optischen Drehzahlmessung von … of 4.5.2004

Online on

30.07.2004

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

4.5.2004

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G01P 3/36

Application no.

96115506.6

Keywords:

Schwerwiegender Verfahrensfehler (nein)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit (nein)
Rückzahlung der Beschwerdegebühr (nein)

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 50.089K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T097300.20040504
T 1094/00 () of 22.6.2004

Online on

30.07.2004

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

22.6.2004

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A61N 1/39

Application no.

95927637.9

Keywords:

Neuheit - ja, nach Änderung
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - ja, nach Änderung

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 72.970K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T109400.20040622
T 0357/02 () of 30.7.2004

Online on

30.07.2004

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

30.7.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08F 10/00

Application no.

95914085.6

Keywords:

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

Distribution

B

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 66.649K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T035702.20040730
T 0433/02 (Potassium clavulate/SMITHKLINE BEECHAM) of 14.7.2004

Online on

30.07.2004

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

14.7.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07D 503/00

Application no.

98922693.1

Keywords:

Main request: inventive step (yes) - non obvious solution

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 26.644K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T043302.20040714
T 0826/98 (Non-flammable mixtures/DU PONT DE NEMOURS) of 8.7.2004

Online on

30.07.2004

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

8.7.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C11D 7/50

Application no.

91905195.3

Keywords:

Sole request: novelty (yes) - unity of invention (yes)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 19.801K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T082698.20040708
T 0424/00 (Chromates/STOPPANI) of 4.6.2004

Online on

29.07.2004

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

4.6.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C01G 37/14

Application no.

91908406.1

Keywords:

Extension of scope: no
Inventive step: yes

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 48.035K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T042400.20040604
T 0929/00 (Detergent component/UNILEVER) of 26.2.2004

Online on

29.07.2004

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

26.2.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C11D 17/06

Application no.

94920910.0

Keywords:

Novelty (yes) - non suggested combination of several selections from a plurality of lists within the more generic disclosure of a prior art patent document

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 36.069K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T092900.20040226
T 0380/01 (Washing of culinary utensils/UNILEVER) of 28.5.2004

Online on

29.07.2004

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

28.5.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C11D 11/00

Application no.

93200602.6

Keywords:

Interpretation of claims
Novelty (no)

Distribution

B

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 30.524K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T038001.20040528
T 1026/01 () of 27.4.2004

Online on

29.07.2004

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

27.4.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B24D 15/00

Application no.

91920404.0

Keywords:

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

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 28.296K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T102601.20040427
T 1183/01 (Bleaching Composition/UNILEVER) of 12.7.2004

Online on

29.07.2004

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

12.7.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C11D 3/39

Application no.

91200661.6

Keywords:

Inventive step - no

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 48.548K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T118301.20040712
T 0058/03 (Production of detergent composition/UNILEVER) of 8.6.2004

Online on

29.07.2004

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

8.6.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C11D 17/06

Application no.

97901008.9

Keywords:

Novelty (yes): not all features disclosed in combination
Admissibility of late filed documents (no): at first sight no more relevant than previously cited prior art
Remittal (yes): inventive step to be discussed at two instances

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 43.122K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T005803.20040608
T 0182/03 (phosphodiesterase/SMITHKLINE BEECHAM) of 23.6.2004

Online on

29.07.2004

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

23.6.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12N 15/55

Application no.

94911544.8

Keywords:

Inventive step (yes)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 29.724K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T018203.20040623
T 0071/02 () of 12.7.2004

Online on

28.07.2004

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

12.7.2004

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B23Q 1/25

Application no.

95115285.9

Keywords:

Zulässigkeit der Änderungen - ja
Klarheit und Ausführbarkeit - ja
Neuheit und erfinderische Tätigkeit - ja

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 29.330K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T007102.20040712
T 0437/02 (Particle size/ECOLAB) of 26.11.2003

Online on

28.07.2004

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

26.11.2003

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C11D 3/00

Application no.

94924572.4

Keywords:

Sufficiency of disclosure (no)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 31.356K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2003:T043702.20031126
T 0086/03 (Hard-surface cleaning/PROCTER & GAMBLE) of 28.6.2004

Online on

28.07.2004

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

28.6.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C11D 3/37

Application no.

95944437.3

Keywords:

Late filed document (not admissible):not relevant at first sight
Inventive step (yes):"streak-free"
cleaning and restoring of gloss are different technical problems - no incentive for replacing a metal complex with a metal salt for improving the restoration of gloss

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 41.499K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T008603.20040628
T 0303/00 () of 24.6.2004

Online on

27.07.2004

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

24.6.2004

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B01D 29/21

Application no.

95117736.9

Keywords:

Änderungen - Erweiterung (nein)
Neuheit (ja) - nach Änderung
Zurückverweisung

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 25.857K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T030300.20040624
T 0245/01 (PAS/Ni ratio/UNILEVER) of 13.7.2004

Online on

27.07.2004

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

13.7.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C11D 17/06

Application no.

94915115.3

Keywords:

Inventive step (main request) yes

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 24.530K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T024501.20040713
T 1106/01 () of 14.5.2004

Online on

27.07.2004

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

14.5.2004

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G01N 33/36

Application no.

93109438.7

Keywords:

Zulässigkeit Änderung - ja
Neuheit und erfinderische Tätigkeit - ja

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 29.812K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T110601.20040514
T 0405/02 (Laminated product/ASAHI) of 25.3.2004

Online on

27.07.2004

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

25.3.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C03C 17/36

Application no.

88104002.6

Keywords:

Inventive step - yes

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 45.904K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T040502.20040325
T 0389/03 () of 6.7.2004

Online on

27.07.2004

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

6.7.2004

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B65H 3/06

Application no.

01810175.8

Keywords:

Neuheit (ja)
Uneinheitlichkeit a posteriori (nein)
Rückzahlung von weiteren Recherchengebühren (ja)

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 31.924K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T038903.20040706
T 0477/03 () of 16.6.2004

Online on

27.07.2004

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

16.6.2004

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B25J 9/10

Application no.

98123157.4

Keywords:

Neuheit (nein)

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 23.560K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T047703.20040616
D 0004/03 () of 19.7.2004

Online on

26.07.2004

Board

DBA

Decision date

19.7.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

-

Application no.

-

Keywords:

-

Distribution

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 20.640K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2004:D000403.20040719
T 0788/00 (Purification of esters/ROHM AND HAAS) of 22.6.2004

Online on

26.07.2004

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

22.6.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07C 67/60

Application no.

95303759.5

Keywords:

Admissibility of late-filed documents (yes)
Inventive step (no) - obvious solution of the technical problem
Apportionment of costs (no)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 32.662K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T078800.20040622
T 0045/02 () of 25.5.2004

Online on

26.07.2004

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

25.5.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B29B 13/02

Application no.

91112831.2

Keywords:

Sufficiency of disclosure (main request, no; auxiliary request, yes)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 31.061K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T004502.20040525
T 0847/02 () of 2.6.2004

Online on

26.07.2004

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

2.6.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

E04B 1/94

Application no.

93309283.5

Keywords:

Inventive step (no)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 27.521K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T084702.20040602
T 1101/03 () of 13.7.2004

Online on

26.07.2004

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

13.7.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61F 5/443

Application no.

95108537.2

Keywords:

Missing statement of grounds

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 15.707K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T110103.20040713
T 0725/00 () of 16.6.2004

Online on

23.07.2004

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

16.6.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A46B 7/06

Application no.

92906554.8

Keywords:

Clarity - main request - no
Extension of subject-matter - first auxiliary request - yes
Disclaimer - second auxiliary request - unallowable

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 29.967K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T072500.20040616
T 0862/00 (Linearer Datenbus/Bayerische Motoren Werke AG) of 29.4.2004

Online on

23.07.2004

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

29.4.2004

Proc. language

DE

IPC

H04L 12/40

Application no.

91119830.7

Keywords:

Erfinderische Tätigkeit (verneint)
Änderungen - unzulässige Erweiterung (bejaht)
Entscheidung über die Beschwerde - Zurückverweisung (verneint)
Verspätet eingerichte Anträge - Zulässigkeit (Hilfsanträge 2 bis 4: verneint)

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 38.179K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T086200.20040429
T 0452/02 () of 6.5.2004

Online on

23.07.2004

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

6.5.2004

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B29C 47/06

Application no.

94120600.5

Keywords:

Ausführbarkeit (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit (ja)

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 28.653K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T045202.20040506
T 0677/02 () of 22.4.2004

Online on

23.07.2004

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

22.4.2004

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B41F 35/00

Application no.

95119527.0

Keywords:

Wiedereinsetzung in den vorigen Stand - nein
Versäumung der Frist zur Einlegung der Beschwerde - ja
Beachtung aller nach den gegebenen Umständen gebotenen Sorgfalt - nein
Rückzahlung der Beschwerdegebühr - ja

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 27.351K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T067702.20040422
T 0092/99 (Regelungsanordnung/BOSCH) of 11.5.2004

Online on

23.07.2004

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

11.5.2004

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G05B 15/02

Application no.

92909622.0

Keywords:

Verspätet vorgebrachte Tatsachen und Beweismittel - (zugelassen)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit (verneint)

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 39.680K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T009299.20040511
T 0560/01 () of 16.7.2004

Online on

22.07.2004

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

16.7.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B41J 2/05

Application no.

91904346.3

Keywords:

Consent to amendments under Rule 86(3) EPC - yes

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 30.463K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T056001.20040716
T 1047/01 () of 13.7.2004

Online on

22.07.2004

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

13.7.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H02K 15/06

Application no.

97103403.8

Keywords:

Admissibility of the amendments (yes)
Novelty and inventive step - after amendment (yes)

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 27.884K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T104701.20040713
T 1078/01 () of 11.3.2004

Online on

22.07.2004

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

11.3.2004

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B29C 45/82

Application no.

94115904.8

Keywords:

Erfinderische Tätigkeit (Hauptantrag), ja

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 33.116K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T107801.20040311
T 0010/02 () of 29.4.2004

Online on

22.07.2004

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

29.4.2004

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B41F 21/10

Application no.

95111797.7

Keywords:

Neuheit (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit (ja)

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 33.535K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T001002.20040429
T 0044/02 (Compositions de polyols/Roquette Frères) of 22.7.2004

Online on

22.07.2004

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

22.7.2004

Proc. language

FR

IPC

C07C 31/26

Application no.

95402491.5

Keywords:

Requête principale : nouveauté (non) - produit défini par un test de densité optique qui n'est qu'un paramètre supplémentaire d'un produit déjà décrit
Requête subsidiaire : activité inventive (oui) - solution non évidente

Distribution

C

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 46.560K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T004402.20040722
T 0316/02 () of 19.5.2004

Online on

22.07.2004

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

19.5.2004

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B41F 21/10

Application no.

95110975.0

Keywords:

Unzulässige Erweiterung (nein)
Ausführbarkeit (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit (ja)

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 29.209K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T031602.20040519
T 0413/02 () of 5.5.2004

Online on

22.07.2004

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

5.5.2004

Proc. language

FR

IPC

G06F 13/38
G07F 7/10

Application no.

93914829.2

Keywords:

Transfert de l'opposition et la qualité de partie à la procédure de recours - recevabilité du recours (oui)
Requêtes tardives
Activité inventive - deuxième requête auxiliaire (oui)

Distribution

B

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 45.335K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T041302.20040505
T 0927/02 () of 12.7.2004

Online on

22.07.2004

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

12.7.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01L 21/304

Application no.

97300463.3

Keywords:

Inventive step (yes)
Amended subject-matter basis in the application as filed - (yes)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 35.491K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T092702.20040712
T 0985/02 () of 25.5.2004

Online on

22.07.2004

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

25.5.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F25J 3/04

Application no.

95115584.5

Keywords:

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

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 39.795K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T098502.20040525
T 0156/03 () of 30.6.2004

Online on

22.07.2004

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

30.6.2004

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B22C 5/08

Application no.

96104557.2

Keywords:

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - rückschauende Betrachtungsweise

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 27.417K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T015603.20040630
T 0015/04 () of 24.6.2004

Online on

22.07.2004

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

24.6.2004

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F41H 11/16
E02F 3/18

Application no.

93105028.0

Keywords:

Unzulässigkeit der Beschwerde
Wiedereinsetzung - nein

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 18.985K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T001504.20040624
T 0722/99 (Elimination de micropolluants/TRAILIGAZ) of 15.7.2004

Online on

22.07.2004

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

15.7.2004

Proc. language

FR

IPC

C02F 1/78

Application no.

94900870.0

Keywords:

Clôture de la procédure de recours

Distribution

C

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 19.237K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T072299.20040715
T 1133/03 (Sustained drug delivery/PRAECIS PHARMACEUTICAL INC.) of 24.6.2004

Online on

21.07.2004

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

24.6.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 38/00

Application no.

97953188.6

Keywords:

-

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 24.642K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T113303.20040624
T 0295/04 (Aluminiumlegierung/VENTEC) of 13.7.2004

Online on

21.07.2004

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

13.7.2004

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C22C 21/06

Application no.

01106442.5

Keywords:

Zulässigkeit der Beschwerde
Beschwerdebegründung nicht ausreichend

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 16.126K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T029504.20040713
T 0698/99 (Signalübertragungsverfahren/FRAUNHOFER) of 27.5.2004

Online on

21.07.2004

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

27.5.2004

Proc. language

DE

IPC

H04B 1/66

Application no.

93923455.5

Keywords:

Erfinderische Tätigkeit (bejaht)
Einspruchsgründe - Änderungen
Unzureichende Offenbarung (verneint)

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Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 32.688K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T069899.20040527
T 0573/02 () of 18.5.2004

Online on

20.07.2004

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

18.5.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F16L 33/02

Application no.

95111841.3

Keywords:

Admissibility of the amendments (yes)
Reformatio in pejus (no)
Novelty (yes)
Inventive step (yes)

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C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 33.831K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T057302.20040518
T 1157/02 () of 12.5.2004

Online on

20.07.2004

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

12.5.2004

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B27G 5/00

Application no.

95915794.2

Keywords:

Ausführbarkeit (ja)
Neuheit (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit (ja)

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D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 44.381K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T115702.20040512
T 0370/01 (Synchronizing pictures/THOMSON CONSUMER ELECTRONICS) of 19.3.2004

Online on

19.07.2004

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

19.3.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04N 9/64
H04N 5/262
H04N 5/44
H04N 5/45

Application no.

91912590.6

Keywords:

Admissibility of late-filed documents (yes)
Inventive step - all requests (no)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 32.818K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T037001.20040319
T 0028/02 () of 22.6.2004

Online on

19.07.2004

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

22.6.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B61L 27/00

Application no.

95930305.8

Keywords:

Admissibility of amendments (yes)

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 21.420K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T002802.20040622
T 0444/03 () of 5.7.2004

Online on

19.07.2004

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

5.7.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61F 11/14

Application no.

94907750.7

Keywords:

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

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 22.752K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T044403.20040705
T 0847/03 () of 12.7.2004

Online on

19.07.2004

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

12.7.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61M 29/00

Application no.

95920602.0

Keywords:

Inventive step (yes, after amendments)

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 29.076K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T084703.20040712
T 0424/01 () of 6.7.2004

Online on

16.07.2004

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

6.7.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01M 17/06

Application no.

95931496.4

Keywords:

Inventive step (yes)

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D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 27.494K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T042401.20040706
T 1073/01 () of 6.5.2004

Online on

16.07.2004

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

6.5.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61F 13/15

Application no.

94926642.3

Keywords:

Admissibility of amendments - yes
Inventive step - yes

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 73.064K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T107301.20040506
T 0080/02 () of 26.5.2004

Online on

16.07.2004

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

26.5.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08J 5/18

Application no.

88111360.9

Keywords:

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

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 51.439K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T008002.20040526
T 0760/02 () of 17.6.2004

Online on

16.07.2004

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

17.6.2004

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F21S 3/02
F21V 23/00

Application no.

93106399.4

Keywords:

Neuheit (bejaht)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit (bejaht)

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 74.033K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T076002.20040617
T 0402/00 (Pentafluoroethane/ DU PONT) of 5.5.2004

Online on

15.07.2004

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

5.5.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07C 17/20

Application no.

96203084.7

Keywords:

Divisional application (not allowable) - extends beyond parent application - fresh combination of features

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 24.113K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T040200.20040505
T 0935/01 () of 29.4.2004

Online on

15.07.2004

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

29.4.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B23B 27/10

Application no.

92105534.9

Keywords:

Auxiliary request filed in oral proceedings (admissible)
Inventive step (main and auxiliary request (no)

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Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 79.525K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T093501.20040429
T 1053/01 (Tabular grains/Eastman Kodak Company) of 29.3.2004

Online on

15.07.2004

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

29.3.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G03C 1/005

Application no.

92116262.4

Keywords:

Sufficiency of disclosure (yes)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 32.895K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T105301.20040329
T 1187/01 () of 28.5.2004

Online on

15.07.2004

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

28.5.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01L 23/528

Application no.

92101021.1

Keywords:

Main request (clarity: yes)

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 30.521K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T118701.20040528
T 1208/01 () of 25.3.2004

Online on

15.07.2004

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

25.3.2004

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B41F 35/00

Application no.

95118261.7

Keywords:

Neuheit, Hauptantrag (nein)
Klarheit, 1. Hilfsantrag (nein), 2. Hilfsantrag (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit, 2. Hilfsantrag (ja)

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 37.178K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T120801.20040325
T 0524/02 () of 7.7.2004

Online on

15.07.2004

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

7.7.2004

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C21D 9/00

Application no.

98958181.4

Keywords:

Erfinderische Tätigkeit (nein)

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 31.383K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T052402.20040707
T 0947/02 () of 24.5.2004

Online on

15.07.2004

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

24.5.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A22C 17/14

Application no.

95203057.5

Keywords:

Sufficiency of disclosure (yes)
Added subject-matter (no)
Scope of protection extended (no)
Clarity (yes)
Novlty (yes)
Inventive step (yes)

Distribution

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Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 46.989K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T094702.20040524
T 0808/03 () of 15.7.2004

Online on

15.07.2004

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

15.7.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H02K 57/00

Application no.

00913148.3

Keywords:

-

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 15.758K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T080803.20040715
T 1054/03 (Verfahren zur Bestattung von Kleinstkindern/DUNKER) of 5.7.2004

Online on

15.07.2004

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

5.7.2004

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A61G 17/08

Application no.

98915026.3

Keywords:

Wiedereinsetzung - objektiver Verhinderungsgrund (nein)

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 18.638K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T105403.20040705
T 0118/04 () of 17.6.2004

Online on

15.07.2004

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

17.6.2004

Proc. language

FR

IPC

A45F 3/04

Application no.

99970005.7

Keywords:

Nouveauté (oui)
Activité inventive (oui)

Distribution

C

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 29.152K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T011804.20040617
T 0396/01 (On-screen display/THOMSON CONSUMER ELECTRONICS) of 25.5.2004

Online on

14.07.2004

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

25.5.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04N 9/87

Application no.

96930873.3

Keywords:

Extension of the protection (main and first auxiliary request: yes)
Clarity (second auxiliary request: no)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 25.853K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T039601.20040525
T 0996/01 (Distillation/DAICEL) of 17.6.2004

Online on

14.07.2004

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

17.6.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07C 53/08

Application no.

95111625.0

Keywords:

All requests - inventive step (no) - obvious solution

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 33.582K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T099601.20040617
T 1064/01 (Sulfamic acids/SEARLE, MONSANTO) of 25.3.2004

Online on

14.07.2004

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

25.3.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07C 317/44

Application no.

98114523.8

Keywords:

Inventive step (no) - alternative - effect not credible for all claimed compounds

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 32.242K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T106401.20040325
T 0100/02 () of 26.5.2004

Online on

14.07.2004

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

26.5.2004

Proc. language

DE

IPC

D21G 1/00

Application no.

96103278.6

Keywords:

Verspätet vorgebrachte Tatsachen und Beweismittel- Zulässigkeit von Dokumenten (überwiegend verneint)
Neuheit (Haupt- und Hilfsantrag - bejaht)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit (Hauptantrag und 1. Hilfsantrag - verneint)

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 49.430K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T010002.20040526
T 0101/02 () of 26.5.2004

Online on

14.07.2004

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

26.5.2004

Proc. language

DE

IPC

D21G 1/00

Application no.

96103276.0

Keywords:

Verspätet vorgebrachte Tatsachen und Beweismittel
Zulässigkeit von Dokumenten (überwiegend verneint)
Neuheit (Haupt- und Hilfsantrag - bejaht)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit (Haupt- und Hilfsantrag - verneint)

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 48.312K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T010102.20040526
T 0102/02 () of 27.5.2004

Online on

14.07.2004

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

27.5.2004

Proc. language

DE

IPC

D21G 1/00

Application no.

96103279.4

Keywords:

Verspätet vorgebrachte Tatsachen und Beweismittel
Zulässigkeit von Dokumenten (überwiegend verneint)
Neuheit (bejaht)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit (bejaht)

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 48.209K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T010202.20040527
T 0131/02 (Fire protection/DU PONT) of 11.5.2004

Online on

14.07.2004

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

11.5.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A62C 2/00

Application no.

91901462.1

Keywords:

Novelty - yes, no implicit disclosure
Inventive step - yes, non-obvious improvement

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 38.108K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T013102.20040511
T 0861/02 (Recording devices/SONY) of 25.6.2004

Online on

14.07.2004

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

25.6.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04N 5/926

Application no.

95300304.3

Keywords:

Decision reasoned (no)
Decision on the file as it stands
Substantial procedural violation (yes)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 29.456K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T086102.20040625
T 0893/02 (GP75/SLOAN-KETTERING) of 26.5.2004

Online on

14.07.2004

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

26.5.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12N 15/11

Application no.

91908003.6

Keywords:

Inventive step - no

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 38.459K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T089302.20040526
T 0274/03 () of 8.7.2004

Online on

14.07.2004

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

8.7.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F16H 59/04

Application no.

98305738.1

Keywords:

Amendments of claims - switching to unsearched subject-matter implying a significant change in the nature of the subject- matter claimed (no)

Distribution

B

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 22.239K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T027403.20040708
T 0519/99 (Signal processing/CANON) of 1.4.2004

Online on

14.07.2004

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

1.4.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04N 5/93
H04N 7/32
H04N 9/64

Application no.

90103594.9

Keywords:

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

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 31.713K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T051999.20040401
T 0672/99 () of 28.4.2004

Online on

14.07.2004

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

28.4.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 7/06

Application no.

92113813.7

Keywords:

Inventive step (yes)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 34.749K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T067299.20040428
T 0827/99 (Lautsprecherabdeckung/ETI) of 14.7.2004

Online on

14.07.2004

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

14.7.2004

Proc. language

DE

IPC

H04R 1/02

Application no.

87890170.1

Keywords:

Neuheit - zwangsläufige Eignung des Standes der Technik für den gattungsgemäßen Zweck (verneint)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit (verneint

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 34.580K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T082799.20040714
T 0198/00 (Association herbicide à base de bromoxynil/RHONE-POULENC) of 25.5.2004

Online on

13.07.2004

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

25.5.2004

Proc. language

FR

IPC

A01N 47/36

Application no.

90420274.4

Keywords:

Nouveauté de la revendication d'utilisation (non) : une des compositions est divulguée dans l'état de la technique pour la même utilisation

Distribution

C

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 56.105K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T019800.20040525
T 0029/01 () of 4.3.2004

Online on

13.07.2004

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

4.3.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B41J 2/325

Application no.

93310302.0

Keywords:

Inventive step - yes

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 33.151K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T002901.20040304
T 0075/01 (Process for the preparation of sunscreens/IMPERIAL CHEMICAL … of 8.6.2004

Online on

13.07.2004

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

8.6.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 7/42

Application no.

94303517.0

Keywords:

Main, first and third requests - inventive step no - the prior art gives an incentive to use an ingredient in a specific form in order to achieve an improvement
Second auxiliary request - admissibility - no: not in reply to a ground of appeal/opposition

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 34.912K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T007501.20040608
T 0067/02 (Kosmetische Zubereitungen mit Flavonoiden/Beiersdorf) of 14.5.2004

Online on

13.07.2004

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

14.5.2004

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A61K 7/48

Application no.

95941094.5

Keywords:

Hauptantrag: Klarheit - (nein) - Ausschlußbestimmung in Zusammenhang mit den beanspruchten Verwendungen unklar
Erster Hilfsantrag: eindeutiger Ausschluß therapeutischer Verwendungen
Neuheit (nein): Zusammensetzungen mit gleicher Verwendung bereits bekannt
Zweiter Hilfsantrag: Artikel 123(2) EPÜ (nein): Unzulässige Verallgemeinerung der Beispiele

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 37.446K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T006702.20040514
T 0436/02 (Hydraulisches Bindemittel/HOLDERBANK) of 25.6.2004

Online on

13.07.2004

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

25.6.2004

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C04B 7/02

Application no.

92901131.0

Keywords:

Patent erloschen für alle Vertragsstaaten

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 16.238K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T043602.20040625
T 0441/02 () of 19.5.2004

Online on

13.07.2004

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

19.5.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08B 37/18

Application no.

95926341.9

Keywords:

Novelty (yes) - no implicit disclosure - prior use not established
Inventive step (yes) - non obvious process leads to non obvious product

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 60.854K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T044102.20040519
T 0139/03 () of 17.2.2004

Online on

13.07.2004

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

17.2.2004

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B44C 5/04

Application no.

93108914.8

Keywords:

Ursprüngliche Offenbarung, Hauptantrag (nein), 2. Hilfsantrag (nein)
Erweiterung des Schutzumfangs, 1., 3. und 4. Hilfsantrag (ja)

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 38.261K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T013903.20040217
T 0847/01 (Gas Conversion/BP) of 1.6.2004

Online on

12.07.2004

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

1.6.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07C 1/04

Application no.

92304881.3

Keywords:

Amendments: supported by the application as filed (yes) - extension of the protection conferred by the patent as granted (no)
Novelty (yes)
Inventive step (yes) - non obvious solution

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 33.664K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T084701.20040601
T 0188/02 () of 22.6.2004

Online on

12.07.2004

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

22.6.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G07D 7/00

Application no.

97116645.9

Keywords:

Divisional application - added subject-matter (no)
Basis of decision - right to be heard
Decision - insufficient reasoning

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 34.263K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T018802.20040622
T 0658/02 () of 27.5.2004

Online on

12.07.2004

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

27.5.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08F 22/06

Application no.

94921115.5

Keywords:

Opposition grounds - extension of subject-matter

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 43.136K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T065802.20040527
T 0332/00 () of 24.6.2004

Online on

08.07.2004

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

24.6.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H05B 33/08

Application no.

96308527.9

Keywords:

Missing essential feature (no)
Novelty and inventive step (yes)

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 33.375K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T033200.20040624
T 0807/00 (Traitement de gaz/l'AIR LIQUIDE) of 6.5.2004

Online on

07.07.2004

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

6.5.2004

Proc. language

FR

IPC

B01J 8/02

Application no.

95942227.0

Keywords:

Activité inventive : requête principale - non, requête subsidiaire - oui

Distribution

C

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 47.336K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T080700.20040506
T 0643/01 () of 7.7.2004

Online on

07.07.2004

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

7.7.2004

Proc. language

FR

IPC

G07F 7/08

Application no.

91402792.5

Keywords:

Modifications - extension de l'objet de la demande (non)
Décision concernant le recours - renvoi de l'affaire (oui)
Frais - répartition

Distribution

C

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 37.383K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T064301.20040707
T 0953/01 () of 25.6.2004

Online on

07.07.2004

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

25.6.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H03F 3/72

Application no.

96907887.2

Keywords:

Amendments - added subject matter (yes)

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 23.594K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T095301.20040625
T 0153/01 () of 21.6.2004

Online on

05.07.2004

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

21.6.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01D 5/38
G01D 5/34

Application no.

93110388.1

Keywords:

Document filed at appeal
Relevance; fresh case
Remittal to first instance

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 39.516K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T015301.20040621
T 1122/01 () of 6.5.2004

Online on

05.07.2004

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

6.5.2004

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G02B 21/00

Application no.

95936543.8

Keywords:

Power-Point-Präsentation in der mündlichen Verhandlung (vgl. Punkt 2)
Hauptantrag: Neuheit verneint
13. Hilfsantrag: verspätet, nicht zugelassen
15. Hilfsantrag: Erfinderische Tätigkeit: bejaht

Distribution

B

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 69.589K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T112201.20040506
T 1159/01 () of 7.6.2004

Online on

05.07.2004

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

7.6.2004

Proc. language

DE

IPC

D01G 9/14

Application no.

90810706.3

Keywords:

Zulässigkeit der Änderungen - ja
Zulassung verspätet eingereichten Standes der Technik - ja
Neuheit - nein

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 67.299K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T115901.20040607
T 0380/02 () of 6.5.2004

Online on

05.07.2004

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

6.5.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F16L 37/084

Application no.

95933516.7

Keywords:

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

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 42.705K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T038002.20040506
T 0531/02 () of 2.6.2004

Online on

05.07.2004

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

2.6.2004

Proc. language

FR

IPC

B23K 35/38

Application no.

96401914.5

Keywords:

Nouveauté (oui) - invention de sélection
Activité inventive (oui)

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 73.621K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T053102.20040602
T 0570/02 () of 25.3.2004

Online on

05.07.2004

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

25.3.2004

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B60R 11/02

Application no.

94100426.9

Keywords:

Mit Telefax eingereichter Einspruch, Zulässigkeit des Einspruchs (bejaht)
Frist zur Vornahme von Änderungen, neue Anspruchsfassung in der mündlichen Verhandlung vorgelegt (zugelassen)
Änderungen - Anspruchserweiterung (verneint)
Neuheit (bejaht)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit (verneint)

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 34.812K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T057002.20040325
T 0610/02 () of 18.5.2004

Online on

05.07.2004

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

18.5.2004

Proc. language

DE

IPC

D04H 1/54

Application no.

95108989.5

Keywords:

Neuheit - ja
Erfinderische Tätigkeit bei alternativer Lösung - nein

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 68.547K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T061002.20040518
T 0126/04 (Maschine zum Biegen/BLM S.p.A.) of 29.6.2004

Online on

05.07.2004

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

29.6.2004

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B21D 7/024

Application no.

98104916.6

Keywords:

Zulässigkeit der Beschwerde
Übersetzung der Beschwerdeschrift

Distribution

B

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 20.213K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T012604.20040629
T 0276/04 (Fibroblast growth factor/Human Genome Science) of 24.6.2004

Online on

05.07.2004

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

24.6.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12N 15/12

Application no.

95921454.5

Keywords:

Decision reasoned in the sense of Rule 68(2) EPC (no)
Substantial procedural violation (yes)
Reimbursement of appeal fee (yes)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 23.245K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T027604.20040624
T 1088/99 () of 13.5.2004

Online on

05.07.2004

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

13.5.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G03G 15/24

Application no.

92309939.4

Keywords:

Inventive step - main request (no)
First auxiliary request - added subject-matter (yes)
Inventive step - second auxiliary request (yes)

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 43.276K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T108899.20040513
T 0258/03 (Auktionsverfahren/HITACHI) of 21.4.2004

Online on

02.07.2004

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

21.4.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 17/60

Application no.

97306722.6

Keywords:

Vorliegen einer Erfindung - Verfahren, das technische Mittel umfaßt (bejaht)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit: Behandlung nichttechnischer Aspekte

Distribution

A

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 52.234K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T025803.20040421
T 0258/03 (Auction method/HITACHI) of 21.4.2004

Online on

02.07.2004

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

21.4.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 17/60

Application no.

97306722.6

Keywords:

Presence of an invention - method involving technical means (yes)
Inventive step: treatment of non-technical aspects

Distribution

A

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 35.135K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T025803.20040421
T 0258/03 (Auction method/HITACHI) of 21.4.2004

Online on

02.07.2004

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

21.4.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 17/60

Application no.

97306722.6

Keywords:

Presence of an invention - method involving technical means (yes)
Inventive step: treatment of non-technical aspects

Distribution

A

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 44.624K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T025803.20040421
T 0258/03 (Méthode d'enchères/HITACHI) of 21.4.2004

Online on

02.07.2004

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

21.4.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 17/60

Application no.

97306722.6

Keywords:

Existence d'une invention - méthode faisant intervenir des moyens techniques (oui)
Activité inventive : traitement d'aspects non-techniques

Distribution

A

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 57.111K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T025803.20040421
T 0572/01 (Hypochlorite bleach/PROCTER) of 18.5.2004

Online on

01.07.2004

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

18.5.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C11D 3/395

Application no.

93870070.5

Keywords:

Inventive step (main and auxiliary request) - no; foreseeable effect (here: reduction of chlorine odour evidently linked with the stability of hypochlorite in the bleach composition)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 39.049K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T057201.20040518
T 0901/01 () of 13.5.2004

Online on

01.07.2004

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

13.5.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

D04B 9/12

Application no.

95201986.7

Keywords:

Amendments - inclusion of features contained in the drawings
Sufficiency of disclosure - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 79.686K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T090101.20040513
T 1020/01 () of 29.3.2004

Online on

01.07.2004

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

29.3.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

D04B 15/78

Application no.

95105016.0

Keywords:

Sufficiency of disclosure (yes)
Inventive step (yes)

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 71.342K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T102001.20040329
T 0910/02 () of 22.6.2004

Online on

01.07.2004

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

22.6.2004

Proc. language

DE

IPC

H01L 39/12

Application no.

89903100.9

Keywords:

Zurückverweisung an die Einspruchsabteilung - Beschränkung im Anspruch auf eine von zwei offenbarten Alternativen - zulässig

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 37.027K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T091002.20040622
T 1072/02 () of 27.5.2004

Online on

01.07.2004

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

27.5.2004

Proc. language

FR

IPC

A01G 5/00

Application no.

98440139.8

Keywords:

Usage public antérieur (oui)
Nouveauté (non)

Distribution

C

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 26.897K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T107202.20040527

June 2004

T 0998/00 () of 2.6.2004

Online on

30.06.2004

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

2.6.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 9/14

Application no.

92907654.5

Keywords:

Novelty (yes, after amendment)
Clarity (yes)
Inventive step (yes, after amentments)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 39.811K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T099800.20040602
T 1195/00 () of 24.5.2004

Online on

30.06.2004

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

24.5.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C22C 21/02

Application no.

94924943.7

Keywords:

Inventive step (yes, after amendment)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 35.227K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T119500.20040524
T 0021/01 () of 28.5.2004

Online on

30.06.2004

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

28.5.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C22F 1/057

Application no.

91114388.1

Keywords:

Inventive step (yes)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 38.010K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T002101.20040528
T 0028/01 () of 18.5.2004

Online on

30.06.2004

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

18.5.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G03G 7/00
B41M 3/10

Application no.

89300086.9

Keywords:

Proper construction of claim 1

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 39.280K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T002801.20040518
T 0096/01 () of 19.5.2004

Online on

30.06.2004

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

19.5.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01N 25/48

Application no.

93301319.5

Keywords:

Opposition grounds - extension of subject-matter (yes, all requests)
Referral to the Enlarged Board of Appeal (no) - no bearing on the outcome of the appeal

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 40.388K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T009601.20040519
T 0805/01 () of 23.4.2004

Online on

30.06.2004

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

23.4.2004

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C08L 1/02

Application no.

95906834.7

Keywords:

Priorität - teilweise gültig
Neuheit (bejaht)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit (verneint) - Hauptantrag
Erfinderische Tätigkeit (bejaht) - 1. Hilfsantrag

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 81.516K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T080501.20040423
T 0074/02 () of 2.6.2004

Online on

30.06.2004

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

2.6.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01R 13/53

Application no.

95933408.7

Keywords:

Novelty (yes)
Inventive step (yes)

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 33.076K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T007402.20040602
T 0326/02 () of 11.5.2004

Online on

30.06.2004

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

11.5.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08K 3/08

Application no.

90312751.2

Keywords:

Extension of scope of protection (main request) - yes
Clarity (auxiliary request) - yes
Sufficiency of disclosure - yes
Novelty - yes

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 74.096K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T032602.20040511
T 1062/03 () of 8.6.2004

Online on

30.06.2004

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

8.6.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B22D 35/04
B22D 41/50
C22B 21/06

Application no.

00953275.5

Keywords:

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

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 31.548K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T106203.20040608
T 1226/03 () of 14.5.2004

Online on

30.06.2004

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

14.5.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08L 67/02

Application no.

98307471.7

Keywords:

Claims - functional features
Claims - clarity (no)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 26.266K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T122603.20040514
T 0321/04 () of 28.6.2004

Online on

30.06.2004

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

28.6.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61M 5/00

Application no.

99911354.1

Keywords:

Failure to file Statement of Grounds

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 15.428K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T032104.20040628
W 0008/04 () of 25.6.2004

Online on

30.06.2004

Board

-

Decision date

25.6.2004

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A61B 17/14

Application no.

-

Keywords:

-

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 67.092K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2004:W000804.20040625
T 0032/00 (Formylalkancarbonsäureester/BASF) of 16.3.2004

Online on

29.06.2004

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

16.3.2004

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C07C 67/347

Application no.

93101918.6

Keywords:

Erfinderische Tätigkeit (nein) - naheliegende Lösung der Aufgabe

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 91.254K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T003200.20040316
T 0063/00 () of 6.5.2004

Online on

29.06.2004

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

6.5.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 7/06

Application no.

92103901.2

Keywords:

Novelty: yes (all requests)
Inventive step: no (all requests)
Further request proposed at the end of the debate: not admitted
Reimbursement of appeal fee: no

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 135.114K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T006300.20040506
T 0306/01 () of 31.3.2004

Online on

29.06.2004

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

31.3.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61F 2/02

Application no.

95929314.3

Keywords:

Admissibility of interventions (yes)
Clarity (any request), after amendments (no)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 41.276K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T030601.20040331
T 1128/01 () of 26.5.2004

Online on

29.06.2004

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

26.5.2004

Proc. language

FR

IPC

C22C 21/08

Application no.

95901489.5

Keywords:

Activité inventive (non)

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 38.060K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T112801.20040526
T 0871/02 () of 29.6.2004

Online on

29.06.2004

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

29.6.2004

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B07B 1/42
B06B 1/16

Application no.

97113308.7

Keywords:

Neuheit (bejaht)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - nach Änderung (ja)

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 28.358K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T087102.20040629
T 0950/03 () of 15.6.2004

Online on

29.06.2004

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

15.6.2004

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B22D 11/16

Application no.

99106087.2

Keywords:

Klarheit der Ansprüche (bejaht)
Ausführbarkeit der Offenbarung - allgemeines Fachwissen

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 28.387K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T095003.20040615
T 1023/03 () of 17.6.2004

Online on

29.06.2004

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

17.6.2004

Proc. language

FR

IPC

C22C 38/06

Application no.

96401655.4

Keywords:

Motifs de recours non déposés

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 17.265K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T102303.20040617
T 0074/01 (Alkylated aromatics/ATOFINA) of 28.4.2004

Online on

28.06.2004

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

28.4.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C10G 69/12

Application no.

92870074.9

Keywords:

Inventive Step - no

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 33.430K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T007401.20040428
T 0515/03 () of 3.6.2004

Online on

28.06.2004

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

3.6.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B22F 1/00
C22C 1/04

Application no.

99925695.1

Keywords:

Inventive step - additional effect

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 29.229K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T051503.20040603
T 1226/01 () of 4.5.2004

Online on

25.06.2004

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

4.5.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B66C 23/62

Application no.

92915989.5

Keywords:

Novelty - main request (yes)
Inventive step - fresh ground for opposition (not admitted)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 28.462K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T122601.20040504
T 1240/01 () of 10.5.2004

Online on

25.06.2004

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

10.5.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61F 13/15

Application no.

93116646.6

Keywords:

Amendments - extension of protection (yes)

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 80.054K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T124001.20040510
T 1251/01 () of 28.4.2004

Online on

25.06.2004

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

28.4.2004

Proc. language

DE

IPC

H02P 1/18

Application no.

94906828.2

Keywords:

Ausreichende Offenbarung - ja
Neuheit - ja
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - ja

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 35.018K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T125101.20040428
T 0181/00 (Cross-connection network/NEC) of 27.4.2004

Online on

24.06.2004

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

27.4.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04Q 11/04

Application no.

87114208.9

Keywords:

Inventive step - no
Late-filed requests (not admitted)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 36.399K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T018100.20040427
T 0594/00 (Antimicrobial susceptibility testing/ALAMAR) of 6.5.2004

Online on

24.06.2004

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

6.5.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12Q 1/18

Application no.

90902964.7

Keywords:

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

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 30.144K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T059400.20040506
T 0946/01 () of 27.5.2004

Online on

24.06.2004

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

27.5.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G04G 15/00

Application no.

92104148.9

Keywords:

Admissibility of the amendments (yes)
Inventive step (yes)

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 31.168K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T094601.20040527
T 0583/02 () of 18.6.2004

Online on

24.06.2004

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

18.6.2004

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C21C 5/36

Application no.

98941140.0

Keywords:

Klarheit (ja)
Ausführbarkeit (ja)

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 29.015K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T058302.20040618
T 0642/02 () of 28.5.2004

Online on

24.06.2004

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

28.5.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01L 21/00

Application no.

97111628.0

Keywords:

Subject-matter extending beyond the contents of the earlier application (no)

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C

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 24.370K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T064202.20040528
T 1054/02 () of 6.5.2004

Online on

24.06.2004

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

6.5.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B09B 1/00
E02D 31/00

Application no.

95900213.0

Keywords:

Inventive step - obvious combination of known features

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 28.143K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T105402.20040506
T 1167/00 () of 6.4.2004

Online on

23.06.2004

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

6.4.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B01J 23/52

Application no.

92302781.7

Keywords:

Inventive step (no) - problem and solution - obvious combination

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C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 49.231K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T116700.20040406
T 0468/01 (Sampling/MAASLAND) of 14.5.2004

Online on

23.06.2004

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

14.5.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A01J 5/04

Application no.

93200754.5

Keywords:

Inventive step (no)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 33.317K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T046801.20040514
T 0352/02 () of 13.5.2004

Online on

23.06.2004

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

13.5.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B04C 5/081
B04C 5/28
B01J 8/38

Application no.

96107112.3

Keywords:

Inventive step - non-obvious combination of known features

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C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 32.646K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T035202.20040513
T 0320/03 () of 26.5.2004

Online on

23.06.2004

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

26.5.2004

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A47L 15/46

Application no.

96100441.3

Keywords:

Ausreichende Offenbarung - bejaht
Neuheit - bejaht
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - bejaht

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D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 40.005K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T032003.20040526
T 0705/00 (Handoff/ERICSSON) of 21.4.2004

Online on

22.06.2004

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

21.4.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04Q 7/38

Application no.

91850205.5

Keywords:

Amendments - added subject-matter (no)
Inventive step - yes
Late filed material (not admitted)

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C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 34.737K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T070500.20040421
T 1077/00 () of 30.3.2004

Online on

22.06.2004

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

30.3.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61N 1/365

Application no.

89910959.9

Keywords:

Novelty (yes) - main request
Lack of inventive step - fresh ground of opposition (no)
Remittal to the first instance (yes)

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C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 80.897K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T107700.20040330
T 0841/01 () of 28.4.2004

Online on

22.06.2004

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

28.4.2004

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A61B 19/00

Application no.

88121698.0

Keywords:

Unzulässige Erweiterung des beanspruchten Gegenstandes

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C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 28.320K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T084101.20040428
T 1104/01 (Konditioniervorrichtung/Ultrafilter) of 15.4.2004

Online on

22.06.2004

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

15.4.2004

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B01D 35/143

Application no.

96904050.0

Keywords:

Neuheit - ja
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - ja, nicht naheliegende Alternative

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 38.605K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T110401.20040415
T 1252/01 () of 5.5.2004

Online on

22.06.2004

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

5.5.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B24D 3/28

Application no.

95925566.2

Keywords:

Novelty - yes
Inventive step - remitted to first instance
Ground filed for first time in appeal proceedings - proprietor agrees to its admittance

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Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 34.698K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T125201.20040505
T 1096/02 () of 24.3.2004

Online on

22.06.2004

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

24.3.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61M 5/32

Application no.

97918077.5

Keywords:

Inventive step (no)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 70.546K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T109602.20040324
T 0069/03 () of 4.5.2004

Online on

22.06.2004

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

4.5.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61M 25/01

Application no.

97940999.2

Keywords:

Novelty (yes, after amendments)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 22.245K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T006903.20040504
T 1078/03 () of 12.5.2004

Online on

22.06.2004

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

12.5.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61H 1/00

Application no.

98959069.0

Keywords:

Clarity, inventive step (yes after amendments)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 23.943K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T107803.20040512
T 1289/01 () of 7.5.2004

Online on

21.06.2004

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

7.5.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01F 27/24

Application no.

90904934.8

Keywords:

Inventive step (yes)

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 38.790K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T128901.20040507
T 0082/03 () of 30.3.2004

Online on

21.06.2004

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

30.3.2004

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F16H 7/08

Application no.

97102423.7

Keywords:

Erfinderische Tätigkeit (nein)

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 30.812K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T008203.20040330
T 0608/04 (Rücknahme der Beschwerde/CLAAS KGaA) of 9.6.2004

Online on

21.06.2004

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

9.6.2004

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B62D 7/15

Application no.

98101434.3

Keywords:

Rücknahme der Beschwerde
Rückzahlung der Beschwerdegebühr

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D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 15.376K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T060804.20040609
T 0905/99 (Procédé enzymatique d'obtention d'arôme de vanille/PERNOD- … of 11.5.2004

Online on

21.06.2004

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

11.5.2004

Proc. language

FR

IPC

A23L 1/23

Application no.

92919419.9

Keywords:

Activité inventive - non : incitation à utiliser une enzyme dans l'état de la technique

Distribution

C

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 31.251K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T090599.20040511
J 0002/01 (Teilanmeldung/THE TRUSTEES OF DARTMOUTH COLLEGE) of 4.2.2004

Online on

18.06.2004

Board

3.1.01

Decision date

4.2.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

-

Application no.

99104102.1

Keywords:

Patentanmeldung im Namen von mehr als einem Anmelder - Teilanmeldung im Namen nicht aller Anmelder der Stammanmeldung - verneint - sofern nicht Artikel 61 und Regel 20 EPÜ erfüllt sind

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A

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 64.401K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:J000201.20040204
J 0002/01 (Divisional application/THE TRUSTEES OF DARTMOUTH COLLEGE) of 4.2.2004

Online on

18.06.2004

Board

3.1.01

Decision date

4.2.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

-

Application no.

99104102.1

Keywords:

Patent application in the name of more than one applicant - divisional application in the name of not all the applicants for parent application - no - unless Art. 61, Rule 20 EPC are met

Distribution

A

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 39.550K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:J000201.20040204
J 0002/01 (Divisional application/THE TRUSTEED OF DARTMOUTH COLLEGE) of 4.2.2004

Online on

18.06.2004

Board

3.1.01

Decision date

4.2.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

-

Application no.

99104102.1

Keywords:

Patent application in the name of more than one applicant - divisional application in the name of not all the applicants for parent application - no - unless Art. 61, Rule 20 EPC are met

Distribution

A

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 53.565K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:J000201.20040204
J 0002/01 (Demande divisionnaire/THE TRUSTEES OF DARTMOUTH COLLEGE) of 4.2.2004

Online on

18.06.2004

Board

3.1.01

Decision date

4.2.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

-

Application no.

99104102.1

Keywords:

Demande de brevet au nom de plusieurs demandeurs - demande divisionnaire au nom d'une partie seulement des demandeurs initiaux - non - sauf si l'article 61 et la règle 20 CBE sont observés

Distribution

A

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 58.541K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:J000201.20040204
T 0395/00 (Stable hemoglobin compositions/BAXTER) of 22.4.2004

Online on

18.06.2004

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

22.4.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 38/42

Application no.

91913972.5

Keywords:

Late-filed documents - admission into proceedings - (no)
New argument - admission into proceedings - (yes)
Added matter - (no)
Sufficiency of disclosure - (yes)
Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 58.140K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T039500.20040422
T 0876/01 (Funktelefonsystem/Alcatel) of 25.5.2004

Online on

18.06.2004

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

25.5.2004

Proc. language

DE

IPC

H04Q 7/20

Application no.

89123362.9

Keywords:

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hauptantrag (verneint)
Änderungen - Erweiterung - Hilfsantrag (bejaht)

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 29.098K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T087601.20040525
D 0003/03 () of 23.4.2004

Online on

17.06.2004

Board

DBA

Decision date

23.4.2004

Proc. language

DE

IPC

-

Application no.

-

Keywords:

-

Distribution

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 30.425K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2004:D000303.20040423
T 0437/01 () of 23.4.2004

Online on

17.06.2004

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

23.4.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01N 27/26

Application no.

93902726.4

Keywords:

Inventive step (no): could-would approach - skilled person - technical field

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 39.281K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T043701.20040423
T 0287/03 () of 3.6.2004

Online on

17.06.2004

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

3.6.2004

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B67D 1/08

Application no.

98104112.2

Keywords:

Widerruf auf Veranlassung des Patentinhabers

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 15.874K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T028703.20040603
T 1042/02 () of 1.4.2004

Online on

16.06.2004

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

1.4.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B21D 51/26

Application no.

91117994.3

Keywords:

Admissibility of the amendments (yes)
Reformatio in pejus
Novelty (yes)
Inventive step (yes)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 38.768K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T104202.20040401
T 0152/03 () of 22.4.2004

Online on

16.06.2004

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

22.4.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61B 17/12

Application no.

97112837.6

Keywords:

Allegation of public prior use (inadmissible)
Novelty (yes), inventive step (yes)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 56.916K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T015203.20040422
J 0016/01 (Correction of error/Restitutio in integrum/STRATEK PLASTICS LIMITED) of 15.6.2004

Online on

15.06.2004

Board

3.1.01

Decision date

15.6.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B28B 1/08

Application no.

97951734.9

Keywords:

Correction of designation of a country (Euro-PCT application)
Re-establishment of rights

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 32.344K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:J001601.20040615
T 0631/00 () of 5.5.2004

Online on

15.06.2004

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

5.5.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01M 4/52
H01M 4/48

Application no.

93306087.3

Keywords:

Problem/solution approach not applied by first instance
New documents filed by both parties
Fresh case - remittal

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 42.811K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T063100.20040505
T 0193/01 () of 4.6.2004

Online on

15.06.2004

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

4.6.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01G 4/12

Application no.

97932971.1

Keywords:

Clarity and support in the description (yes)
Remittal for further prosecution

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 36.099K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T019301.20040604
T 0643/00 (Searching image data/CANON) of 16.10.2003

Online on

14.06.2004

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

16.10.2003

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 15/64

Application no.

93300749.4

Keywords:

Patentable invention (yes)
Novelty (yes)
Inventive step (yes)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 40.069K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2003:T064300.20031016
T 0787/00 (Erythropoietin/KIRIN-AMGEN) of 26.6.2003

Online on

14.06.2004

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

26.6.2003

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07K 14/00

Application no.

90311193.8

Keywords:

Admissibility of late-filed documents/amended claims into the proceedings - (yes)
Extension of subject-matter (no)
Extension of protection - (no)
Sufficiency of disclosure - (yes)
Method of treatment - (no)
Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 76.182K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2003:T078700.20030626
T 1055/00 (Lower Olefin/SHELL) of 18.3.2004

Online on

14.06.2004

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

18.3.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C10G 69/06

Application no.

93202468.0

Keywords:

All requests: Extension of the protection conferred by the patent (no), sufficiency of disclosure (yes), novelty (yes)
Main request, first and second auxiliary request: inventive step (no)
Third and fourth auxiliary request: Extension beyond the content of the application as filed (yes)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 46.425K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T105500.20040318
T 0228/01 (Fabric softening composition/UNILEVER) of 21.5.2004

Online on

14.06.2004

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

21.5.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C11D 1/835

Application no.

92302452.5

Keywords:

Admissibility of the appeal (yes): only one appeal fee due
Extension beyond content of the documents as originally filed of claim 10 according to the main and first to fifth auxiliary requests (yes)
Novelty of sixth to eighth auxiliary requests (no) - no novel selection

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 265.678K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T022801.20040521
T 0594/01 (Alkylene glycols/SHELL) of 30.3.2004

Online on

14.06.2004

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

30.3.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07C 29/10

Application no.

95907004.6

Keywords:

Main request, first to third auxiliary request: novelty (no) - upper end of a range value overlapping the margin of uncertainty inherently associated with a prior disclosed experimental value
Fourth and fifth auxiliary request: inventive step (no) obvious solution

Distribution

B

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 52.530K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T059401.20040330
T 1058/02 () of 18.5.2004

Online on

14.06.2004

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

18.5.2004

Proc. language

FR

IPC

A61F 2/06

Application no.

97926048.6

Keywords:

Activité inventive (non, après modifications)

Distribution

C

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 30.120K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T105802.20040518
T 0172/03 (Order management/RICOH) of 27.11.2003

Online on

14.06.2004

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

27.11.2003

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 17/60

Application no.

96115736.9

Keywords:

Inventive step (no)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 55.455K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2003:T017203.20031127
T 1162/03 (Tocopherol/EASTMAN CHEMICAL) of 5.5.2004

Online on

14.06.2004

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

5.5.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07D 311/72

Application no.

95939870.2

Keywords:

Missing Statement of Grounds

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 15.610K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T116203.20040505
T 0558/00 (Developer/CANON) of 18.2.2004

Online on

11.06.2004

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

18.2.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04N 1/40
H04N 1/29
G03G 13/09

Application no.

89302318.4

Keywords:

Inventive step (no)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 32.294K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T055800.20040218
T 0412/00 (Film coatings/BPSI) of 18.5.2004

Online on

09.06.2004

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

18.5.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 9/28

Application no.

92300406.3

Keywords:

Amended claims according to the appellant's main request - compliance with the formal requirements of Article 84, 123(2)(3) EPC: yes
Novelty: yes
Agreement of the parties with the board's findings; requests for oral proceedings withdrawn; remittal of the case to the department of the first instance for further prosecution

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 37.514K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T041200.20040518
T 0695/01 (Ceramic composition/KAO) of 9.3.2004

Online on

09.06.2004

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

9.3.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C04B 33/04

Application no.

93500111.5

Keywords:

Inventive step - no, obvious alternative

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 40.556K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T069501.20040309
T 0703/01 () of 13.2.2004

Online on

09.06.2004

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

13.2.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B23K 10/00

Application no.

94905365.6

Keywords:

Admissibility of the appeal - appellant adversely affected (yes) - sufficient grounds (yes)
Inventive step (yes)

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 72.361K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T070301.20040213
T 0890/01 () of 13.5.2004

Online on

09.06.2004

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

13.5.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G07B 17/02

Application no.

93309213.2

Keywords:

Inventive step (yes)

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 26.264K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T089001.20040513
T 1154/01 () of 16.3.2004

Online on

09.06.2004

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

16.3.2004

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B60K 23/04

Application no.

98105918.1

Keywords:

Erfinderische Tätigkeit, nach Änderung (bejaht)

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 38.170K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T115401.20040316
T 1155/01 () of 19.5.2004

Online on

09.06.2004

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

19.5.2004

Proc. language

DE

IPC

H03B 5/08

Application no.

98906817.6

Keywords:

Erfinderische Tätigkeit (bejaht)
Klarheit der Ansprüche (bejaht)

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 27.896K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T115501.20040519
T 0863/02 () of 23.3.2004

Online on

09.06.2004

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

23.3.2004

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B60R 25/04

Application no.

97917229.3

Keywords:

Neuheit (bejaht)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit (bejaht)

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 43.593K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T086302.20040323
T 0712/99 () of 29.4.2004

Online on

09.06.2004

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

29.4.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01N 29/00

Application no.

88113429.0

Keywords:

Inventive step - yes (appeal dismissed)

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 32.020K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T071299.20040429
J 0035/03 (Re-establishment of rights/VIROCELL INC.) of 4.5.2004

Online on

08.06.2004

Board

3.1.01

Decision date

4.5.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 31/557

Application no.

97902124.3

Keywords:

Re-establishmet of rights - renewal fee - one-year period

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C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 28.812K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:J003503.20040504
T 0091/00 (Creme-Zubereitungen/Merz Pharma) of 26.4.2004

Online on

08.06.2004

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

26.4.2004

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A61K 9/127

Application no.

92110705.8

Keywords:

Neuheit - Haupt-, erster, zweiter Hilfsantrag (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Haupt-, erster, zweiter Hilfsantrag (nein)
Naheliegende Ausgestaltung des Stands der Technik

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Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 46.565K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T009100.20040426
T 0873/01 () of 2.4.2004

Online on

08.06.2004

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

2.4.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08J 3/28

Application no.

92113221.3

Keywords:

Novelty - prior disclosure - implicit features (yes)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 42.078K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T087301.20040402
T 1288/01 () of 26.3.2004

Online on

08.06.2004

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

26.3.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08F 6/28

Application no.

92908695.7

Keywords:

Sufficiency of disclosure (no)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 56.473K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T128801.20040326
T 0253/02 () of 31.3.2004

Online on

08.06.2004

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

31.3.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08L 23/04

Application no.

93119442.7

Keywords:

Priority - same invention (no)
Document available to the public (yes - on balance of probabilities)
New problem formulation (no - not in line with experimental evidence in the patent)
Inventive step (no - obvious substitution)

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C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 73.557K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T025302.20040331
T 0259/02 () of 28.4.2004

Online on

08.06.2004

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

28.4.2004

Proc. language

FR

IPC

C08G 81/02

Application no.

94870026.5

Keywords:

Renvoi devant la première instance (oui)

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C

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 37.123K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T025902.20040428
T 0435/02 () of 1.4.2004

Online on

08.06.2004

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

1.4.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B67D 5/42
B65D 83/38

Application no.

93915133.8

Keywords:

Novelty - yes
Inventive step - no
Costs - apportionment - oral proceedings - (no)

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C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 40.917K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T043502.20040401
T 0965/02 () of 10.5.2004

Online on

08.06.2004

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

10.5.2004

Proc. language

FR

IPC

B65B 7/28

Application no.

97400363.4

Keywords:

Nouveauté - (oui après modification)

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D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 21.535K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T096502.20040510
T 0093/02 () of 22.4.2004

Online on

07.06.2004

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

22.4.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B61C 9/48

Application no.

92105326.0

Keywords:

Novelty (yes)
Inventive step (yes)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 31.512K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T009302.20040422
T 0621/02 () of 27.4.2004

Online on

07.06.2004

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

27.4.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B65B 5/06

Application no.

97922281.7

Keywords:

-

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 31.030K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T062102.20040427
T 0012/03 () of 3.2.2004

Online on

07.06.2004

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

3.2.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B29C 73/10

Application no.

96902503.0

Keywords:

Inventive step - yes
Substantial procedural violation - no
Reimbursement of the appeal fee - no

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 38.992K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T001203.20040203
T 0852/03 () of 22.3.2004

Online on

07.06.2004

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

22.3.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B23K 35/363

Application no.

96914783.4

Keywords:

Support by description (yes - after amendment)
Novelty (yes - after amendment)

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Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 66.448K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T085203.20040322
T 0194/99 () of 7.5.2004

Online on

07.06.2004

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

7.5.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61N 5/06

Application no.

93120881.3

Keywords:

Clarity (yes - after amendment)
Remittal to the first instance for further prosecution

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 25.901K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T019499.20040507
T 0947/99 (Confectionary/UNILEVER) of 27.11.2003

Online on

07.06.2004

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

27.11.2003

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A23G 1/20

Application no.

93921860.8

Keywords:

Late filed facts, evidence and arguments relating to adequately substantiated allegations of prior use (admitted)
Prior use (yes) - direct and unlimited access to any information regarding methods known per se for the production of confectionary in three different factories was possible

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 97.256K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2003:T094799.20031127
T 0366/02 () of 27.4.2004

Online on

04.06.2004

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

27.4.2004

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B60J 1/14

Application no.

95116393.0

Keywords:

Erfinderische Tätigkeit (verneint)

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 27.824K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T036602.20040427
T 0448/02 () of 19.5.2004

Online on

04.06.2004

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

19.5.2004

Proc. language

FR

IPC

A61C 5/10

Application no.

94928916.9

Keywords:

Nouveauté et activité inventive (oui, après amendements)

Distribution

C

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 33.908K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T044802.20040519
T 0796/02 (Hepatitis B antigen/GENENTECH) of 1.4.2004

Online on

04.06.2004

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

1.4.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12N 15/81

Application no.

82304513.3

Keywords:

Decision re appeals - contravene ratio decidendi (no)
Late submitted requests (yes)
Abuse of proceedure (yes)

Distribution

B

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 38.857K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T079602.20040401
T 1065/02 () of 20.4.2004

Online on

04.06.2004

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

20.4.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C23C 14/08

Application no.

91305161.1

Keywords:

Late submitted material - post-published documents not admitted
Main request - amendments - added subject-matter (no), novelty (yes), inventive step (no)
Auxiliary request filed four days before oral proceedings - not admitted because not clearly allowable

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Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 51.865K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T106502.20040420
T 0692/03 () of 10.5.2004

Online on

04.06.2004

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

10.5.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B65H 54/76

Application no.

98937688.4

Keywords:

Extension of subject-matter (no, after amendment); remittal to first instance for further prosecution

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 26.011K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T069203.20040510
T 0184/04 () of 1.6.2004

Online on

04.06.2004

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

1.6.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B01J 23/20

Application no.

99942514.3

Keywords:

Missing statement of grounds
Reimbursement of the appeal fee - (no)

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 16.656K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T018404.20040601
T 0382/01 () of 5.2.2004

Online on

03.06.2004

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

5.2.2004

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B29C 49/78

Application no.

94118335.2

Keywords:

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

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 30.251K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T038201.20040205
T 0347/02 (Neoplastic phenotype/UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA) of 21.4.2004

Online on

03.06.2004

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

21.4.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12N 5/00

Application no.

89912909.2

Keywords:

Allowablility of amended claim - no
Lack of clarity - yes

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 26.347K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T034702.20040421
T 0547/02 () of 19.5.2004

Online on

03.06.2004

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

19.5.2004

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C21D 8/10

Application no.

96250126.8

Keywords:

Neuheit (ja, nach Änderung)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit (ja, nach Änderung)

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 26.244K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T054702.20040519
T 1003/99 (Acridinium compounds/THE WELSH NATIONAL SCHOOL OF MEDICINE) of 25.2.2004

Online on

03.06.2004

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

25.2.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07D 401/12

Application no.

82306557.8

Keywords:

Main request: novlety (no) - broad interpretation of functional feature
Auxiliary request 1: inventive step (no) - obvious solution of the technical problem
Auxiliary request 2: inventive step (yes) - non obvious solution of the technical problem

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 190.682K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T100399.20040225
T 0767/00 () of 26.5.2004

Online on

02.06.2004

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

26.5.2004

Proc. language

DE

IPC

D03D 15/00

Application no.

93107333.2

Keywords:

Zulassung neuen Standes der Technik - ja
Verfahrensmißbrauch - nein
Rückverweisung an die erste Instanz - ja

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 69.347K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T076700.20040526
T 0423/01 (Längenpolymorphismen/MAX-PLANCK-GESELLSCHAFT) of 25.3.2004

Online on

02.06.2004

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

25.3.2004

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C12Q 1/68

Application no.

89912096.8

Keywords:

Zulässigkeit der Änderungen, Priorität, Neuheit, erfinderische Tätigkeit, ausreichende Offenbarung (ja)

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 63.195K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T042301.20040325
T 0555/01 () of 18.3.2004

Online on

02.06.2004

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

18.3.2004

Proc. language

FR

IPC

D06C 11/00

Application no.

94905768.1

Keywords:

Exposé - suffisant (oui)
Activité inventive (oui)
Requête tendant à mentionner au procès verbal l'interprétation à donner à une étape du procédé revendiqué - rejetée

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 79.170K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T055501.20040318
T 0132/03 (Datenübermittlung/MARKS) of 5.3.2004

Online on

02.06.2004

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

5.3.2004

Proc. language

DE

IPC

H04N 1/44

Application no.

97122623.8

Keywords:

Ausreichende Beschwerdebegründung (verneint)

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 24.961K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T013203.20040305
T 0188/03 () of 26.3.2004

Online on

02.06.2004

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

26.3.2004

Proc. language

DE

IPC

E04D 13/15
E04F 13/06
E04F 19/06

Application no.

97111261.0

Keywords:

Erfinderische Tätigkeit (anerkannt)

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 29.584K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T018803.20040326
W 0002/04 () of 10.5.2004

Online on

02.06.2004

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

10.5.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61F 2/44
A61F 2/46
A61B 17/02

Application no.

-

Keywords:

Unity of invention a posteriori (no, in part)
Unity of invention a priori (no)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 70.602K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:W000204.20040510
W 0003/04 () of 27.4.2004

Online on

02.06.2004

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

27.4.2004

Proc. language

DE

IPC

H04R 5/02
H04R 17/00
H04B 1/38

Application no.

-

Keywords:

Mangelnde Einheitlichkeit a posteriori (bejaht)

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 62.276K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:W000304.20040427
W 0004/04 () of 30.4.2004

Online on

02.06.2004

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

30.4.2004

Proc. language

DE

IPC

-

Application no.

-

Keywords:

Feststellung mangelnder Einheitlichkeit - nicht begründet

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 75.050K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:W000404.20040430
J 0006/02 (Correction of error/BOSTON SCIENTIFIC CORPORATION) of 13.5.2004

Online on

01.06.2004

Board

3.1.01

Decision date

13.5.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61B 1/12

Application no.

99911419.2

Keywords:

Correction of designation of a country
Procedural effects

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 43.413K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:J000602.20040513
T 1078/00 () of 28.4.2004

Online on

01.06.2004

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

28.4.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61N 1/365

Application no.

91116709.6

Keywords:

Novelty (yes)
Inventive step (no)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 28.640K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T107800.20040428
T 0325/02 () of 23.3.2004

Online on

01.06.2004

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

23.3.2004

Proc. language

DE

IPC

E06B 3/673
B21D 53/74

Application no.

95100596.6

Keywords:

Erfinderische Tätigkeit (bestätigt)

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 26.594K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T032502.20040323
T 0395/02 () of 11.5.2004

Online on

01.06.2004

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

11.5.2004

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F28F 9/04

Application no.

95100073.6

Keywords:

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - nach Änderung (ja)

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 43.778K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T039502.20040511
T 0526/02 () of 29.4.2004

Online on

01.06.2004

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

29.4.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B22D 11/06

Application no.

95900015.9

Keywords:

Fresh ground of opposition - extent of power to examine
Inventive step - yes (after amendment)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 35.328K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T052602.20040429
T 1115/02 () of 22.4.2004

Online on

01.06.2004

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

22.4.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B22F 9/28
B22F 1/00
H01M 4/80

Application no.

98310453.0

Keywords:

Inventive step - (yes) after amendment

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 28.898K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T111502.20040422
T 0002/03 () of 27.4.2004

Online on

01.06.2004

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

27.4.2004

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F25D 23/06

Application no.

98955479.5

Keywords:

Erfinderische Tätigkeit (ja)

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 24.415K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T000203.20040427
T 0177/03 () of 13.5.2004

Online on

01.06.2004

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

13.5.2004

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F25D 23/06

Application no.

98954416.8

Keywords:

Erfinderische Tätigkeit (ja)

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 23.572K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T017703.20040513
T 0535/03 () of 30.3.2004

Online on

01.06.2004

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

30.3.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B65B 51/30

Application no.

95309310.1

Keywords:

Formulation of the technical problem, inventive step (yes)

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 43.252K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T053503.20040330
T 0583/03 (Human packaging cell line/CHIRON) of 1.3.2004

Online on

01.06.2004

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

1.3.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12N 15/86

Application no.

97121096.8

Keywords:

Novelty (no)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 31.103K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T058303.20040301
T 0153/99 (Spread Spectrum Communication/QUALCOMM) of 3.3.2004

Online on

01.06.2004

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

3.3.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04B 7/185

Application no.

87309122.7

Keywords:

Inventive step (main and auxiliary request, no)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 36.759K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T015399.20040303
T 0573/99 () of 21.4.2004

Online on

01.06.2004

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

21.4.2004

Proc. language

FR

IPC

A61K 7/00

Application no.

95401084.9

Keywords:

Suffisance de l'exposé (oui)

Distribution

C

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 50.856K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T057399.20040421

May 2004

T 0994/00 (Digitales zellulares Mobilkommunikationsnetz/DETECON) of 5.5.2004

Online on

28.05.2004

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

5.5.2004

Proc. language

DE

IPC

H04B 7/26

Application no.

92120615.7

Keywords:

Neuheit (bejaht)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit (bejaht)
Verspätet vorgebrachte Tatsachen und Beweismittel
Zulässigkeit des Vorbringens (verneint)

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 29.414K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T099400.20040505
T 0755/01 () of 11.5.2004

Online on

28.05.2004

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

11.5.2004

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C23C 4/04

Application no.

95810072.9

Keywords:

Erfinderische Tätigkeit (nein)

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 34.285K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T075501.20040511
T 1199/01 () of 17.5.2004

Online on

28.05.2004

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

17.5.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H03K 17/082

Application no.

98107173.1

Keywords:

Inventive step - after amendment (yes)

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 25.446K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T119901.20040517
T 0065/02 () of 16.4.2004

Online on

28.05.2004

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

16.4.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C21D 8/12

Application no.

95111069.1

Keywords:

Novelty - yes, (after amendment)

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 39.502K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T006502.20040416
T 0320/01 (Pyridones/AVENTIS) of 12.3.2004

Online on

27.05.2004