Decisions in 2006

All board of appeal decisions released for publication in 2006 are shown in the list below by month.

Available months in 2006

December 2006

T 0454/01 (Anthracycline glycoside solution/PHARMACIA) of 25.11.2005

Online on

29.12.2006

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

25.11.2005

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 31/71

Application no.

91102986.6

Keywords:

Main request - priority (no), subsequent application mentioned in the patent for claiming priority is not a first application within the meaning of Article 87(1) EPC; allowability of the disclaimer (no) - anticipation under Article 54(2) EPC to be excluded not accidental.
Auxiliary request - priority (no) - idem
Novelty (no) - anticipation published before the invalidly claimed priority date

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Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 77.972K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2005:T045401.20051125
T 0298/03 () of 12.9.2006

Online on

29.12.2006

Board

3.5.04

Decision date

12.9.2006

Proc. language

FR

IPC

G06K 7/00

Application no.

97932854.9

Keywords:

Nouveauté (oui)
Activité inventive (oui)

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Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 44.176K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T029803.20060912
T 0663/03 () of 4.10.2006

Online on

29.12.2006

Board

3.5.04

Decision date

4.10.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04N 5/33

Application no.

93915372.2

Keywords:

Inventive step - (yes) after amendment

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Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 38.414K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T066303.20061004
T 0973/03 (Therapeutic agent against chronic viral hepatic diseases/MEDEVA) of 27.3.2006

Online on

29.12.2006

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

27.3.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12N 15/33

Application no.

92900527.0

Keywords:

Sufficiency of disclosure - (no)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 30.634K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T097303.20060327
T 1059/03 () of 11.12.2006

Online on

29.12.2006

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

11.12.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08L 71/12

Application no.

88115967.7

Keywords:

Amendment - added subject-matter - yes

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 32.223K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T105903.20061211
T 0227/04 () of 11.12.2006

Online on

29.12.2006

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

11.12.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A45D 19/00

Application no.

94931132.8

Keywords:

Reformulation of the problem
Inventive step (no)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 24.926K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T022704.20061211
T 1022/04 () of 20.12.2006

Online on

29.12.2006

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

20.12.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B60R 21/04
F16F 7/12

Application no.

00941232.1

Keywords:

Novelty (yes)
Amendments - added subject-matter (no)

Distribution

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Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 31.722K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T102204.20061220
T 1162/05 () of 17.10.2006

Online on

29.12.2006

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

17.10.2006

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B42D 15/00

Application no.

98116307.4

Keywords:

Klarheit (Hauptantrag - nein; Hilfsantrag 1 - ja)
Ursprüngliche Offenbarung (Hilfsantrag 1 - ja)
Neuheit (Hilfsantrag 1 - ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit (Hilfsantrag 1 - ja)

Distribution

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Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 35.212K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T116205.20061017
T 0567/03 () of 24.10.2006

Online on

28.12.2006

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

24.10.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B62M 25/04
B62K 23/04

Application no.

95102448.8

Keywords:

Amendments to requests after summons
Amendments - added subject-matter (yes)
Amendments - opposition proceedings
Amendments - correction of errors (yes)
Inventive step - (yes) after amendment

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Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 99.218K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T056703.20061024
T 0959/03 (International transactions/ED POOL) of 29.9.2006

Online on

28.12.2006

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

29.9.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 1/00
G06F 17/60

Application no.

98963827.5

Keywords:

Inventive step (no)

Distribution

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Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 30.731K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T095903.20060929
T 0251/04 () of 18.10.2006

Online on

28.12.2006

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

18.10.2006

Proc. language

FR

IPC

B60R 21/22

Application no.

98400286.5

Keywords:

Nouveauté, requête principale, requête subsidiaire 1 (non)
Clarté, requête subsidiaire 2 (non)
Extension au-delà du contenu de la demande telle qu'elle a été déposée, requêtes subsidiaires 3 à 6, 10 à 13, 18 (oui)
Activité inventive, requêtes subsidiaires 7 à 9, 14 à 17 (non)

Distribution

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Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 58.375K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T025104.20061018
T 1126/04 () of 19.10.2006

Online on

28.12.2006

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

19.10.2006

Proc. language

DE

IPC

D06F 37/30

Application no.

98906957.0

Keywords:

Spät geltend gemachte offenkundige Vorbenutzung - prima facie hoch relevant (zugelassen)

Distribution

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Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 38.016K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T112604.20061019
T 1169/04 (Interface board/CANON) of 17.10.2006

Online on

28.12.2006

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

17.10.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 3/12
G06F 13/12

Application no.

93308629.0

Keywords:

Third auxiliary request filed at oral proceedings (not admitted)
Public prior use proved (yes)

Distribution

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Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 35.859K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T116904.20061017
T 0869/05 (BSSL/CEL lipase/AREXIS) of 21.11.2006

Online on

28.12.2006

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

21.11.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12N 9/20

Application no.

93913744.4

Keywords:

Main request - added subject-matter (no), clarity (yes), sufficiency of disclosure (yes), novelty (yes), inventive step (yes)
Remittal to first instance - further prosecution (yes)

Distribution

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Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 34.812K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T086905.20061121
T 0689/06 () of 15.12.2006

Online on

28.12.2006

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

15.12.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B65H 39/042

Application no.

00203217.5

Keywords:

Missing statement of grounds

Distribution

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Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 15.239K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T068906.20061215
J 0009/05 (Date of notification/GENERAL ELECTRIC) of 21.12.2006

Online on

27.12.2006

Board

3.1.01

Decision date

21.12.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H05B 3/74

Application no.

00309259.0

Keywords:

Time limit for requesting further processing
No proof of receipt of Rule 69(1) communication
Refund of the appeal fee (no) - error of judgement - substantial procedural violation (no)

Distribution

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Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 27.163K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:J000905.20061221
J 0018/05 (Date of notification/GENERAL ELECTRIC) of 21.12.2006

Online on

27.12.2006

Board

3.1.01

Decision date

21.12.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01H 71/50

Application no.

00302394.2

Keywords:

Time limit for requesting further processing
No proof of receipt of Rule 69(1) communication
Refund of the appeal fee (no) - error of judgement - no substantial procedural violation (no)

Distribution

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Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 27.010K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:J001805.20061221
T 0031/03 () of 29.11.2006

Online on

27.12.2006

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

29.11.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A23D 9/00

Application no.

96917474.7

Keywords:

Main request: compliance with Art. 123(2) EPC: no
Auxiliary requests presented in the oral proceedings: not admitted

Distribution

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Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 42.892K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T003103.20061129
T 0572/03 () of 24.11.2006

Online on

27.12.2006

Board

3.5.04

Decision date

24.11.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04N 5/44

Application no.

95830032.9

Keywords:

Inventive step - (yes) after amendment

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Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 26.201K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T057203.20061124
T 0090/04 () of 20.9.2006

Online on

27.12.2006

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

20.9.2006

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C08J 3/16

Application no.

97109083.2

Keywords:

Stand der Technik - Zugänglichkeit (bejaht)
Neuheit (bejaht)
Zurückverweisung (bejaht)

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 91.425K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T009004.20060920
T 0200/04 (Anti-fouling composition/BASF NOF) of 24.10.2006

Online on

27.12.2006

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

24.10.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C09D 5/16

Application no.

97106277.3

Keywords:

Main and first auxiliary request: inventive step (no) - obvious solution
Second auxiliary request: amendment - extending beyond the protection conferred by the patent as granted (yes)
Third auxiliary request: amendment occasioned by grounds of opposition (yes); supported by the application as originally filed (no) - inadmissible generalization of examples
Fourth auxiliary request: inventive step (no) - obvious solution

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 72.148K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T020004.20061024
T 0262/05 () of 20.10.2006

Online on

27.12.2006

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

20.10.2006

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F16B 35/04

Application no.

98924219.3

Keywords:

Erfinderische Tätigkeit (verneint)

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 32.252K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T026205.20061020
T 1006/05 () of 7.12.2006

Online on

27.12.2006

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

7.12.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B01J 20/32

Application no.

02704733.1

Keywords:

Amendments - added subject matter (yes)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 39.543K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T100605.20061207
T 1316/05 () of 5.9.2006

Online on

27.12.2006

Board

3.5.04

Decision date

5.9.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04N 5/243

Application no.

98952953.2

Keywords:

Claims - clarity and support by description (yes)

Distribution

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Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 22.628K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T131605.20060905
T 1483/05 () of 8.12.2006

Online on

27.12.2006

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

8.12.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01L 9/00

Application no.

95916909.5

Keywords:

Clarity, inventive step (no)
Refund of the appeal fee (no)

Distribution

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Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 27.749K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T148305.20061208
T 0825/06 (Maternal immune secretions/WESTGATE) of 22.12.2006

Online on

27.12.2006

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

22.12.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61P 7/00

Application no.

98936641.4

Keywords:

Missing statement of grounds

Distribution

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Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 18.962K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T082506.20061222
T 0985/01 () of 23.11.2006

Online on

22.12.2006

Board

3.5.04

Decision date

23.11.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04N 5/445

Application no.

91119632.7

Keywords:

Inventive step - (yes) after amendment

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 28.460K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T098501.20061123
T 0119/02 () of 21.9.2006

Online on

22.12.2006

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

21.9.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 7/06

Application no.

93914454.9

Keywords:

Inventive step (no) - problem and solution

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 58.393K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T011902.20060921
T 0503/03 (Stabilisierung von Nukleinsäuren/ROCHE) of 29.11.2005

Online on

22.12.2006

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

29.11.2005

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C12Q 1/68

Application no.

93105916.6

Keywords:

Unzulässige Beschwerde der Beschwerdeführerin III (ja)
Übergang der Einsprechendenstellung (nein)
Zulassung des Hauptantrags (nein)
Hilfsantrag: unzulässige Erweiterung (nein), Klarheit, Neuheit, erfinderische Tätigkeit (ja)
Rückzahlung der Beschwerdegebühr der Beschwerdeführerin I (ja)
Rückzahlung der Beschwerdegebühren der Beschwerdeführerinnen II und III (nein)

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 78.570K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2005:T050303.20051129
T 0579/04 () of 10.10.2006

Online on

22.12.2006

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

10.10.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C22C 38/06

Application no.

97941934.8

Keywords:

-

Distribution

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Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 89.402K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T057904.20061010
T 0643/04 (Lubricating base oil/SHELL) of 10.10.2006

Online on

22.12.2006

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

10.10.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C10G 65/04

Application no.

95200281.4

Keywords:

Main request: novelty - no
First auxiliary request: inventive step - no
Second to fifth and seventh to ninth auxiliary requests: amendments not occasioned by grounds for opposition
Sixth, tenth and eleventh auxiliary requests: disclaimer not allowable

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 42.812K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T064304.20061010
T 1242/04 (Bereitstellung produktspezifischer Daten/MAN) of 20.10.2006

Online on

22.12.2006

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

20.10.2006

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G06F 17/60

Application no.

02026715.9

Keywords:

Erklärung nach Regel 45 EPÜ
Zusätzliche Recherche
Große Beschwerdekammer - Befassung durch die Beschwerdekammer (verneint)
Zurückverweisung (bejaht - auf der Grundlage des "weiteren" Hilfsantrags)

Distribution

A

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 40.349K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T124204.20061020
T 1242/04 (Bereitstellung produktspezifischer Daten/MAN) of 20.10.2006

Online on

22.12.2006

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

20.10.2006

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G06F 17/60

Application no.

02026715.9

Keywords:

Erklärung nach R. 45 EPÜ
Zusätzliche Recherche
Große Beschwerdekammer - Befassung durch die Beschwerdekammer (verneint)
Zurückverweisung (bejaht - auf der Grundlage des
weiteren Hilfsantrags)

Distribution

A

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 47.581K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T124204.20061020
T 1242/04 (Provision of product-specific data/MAN) of 20.10.2006

Online on

22.12.2006

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

20.10.2006

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G06F 17/60

Application no.

02026715.9

Keywords:

Declaration under Rule 45 EPC
Additional search
Enlarged Board of Appeal - referral by board of appeal (no
Remittal (yes - on basis of "further" auxiliary request)

Distribution

A

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 36.709K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T124204.20061020
T 1242/04 (Fourniture de données spécifiques à un produit/MAN) of 20.10.2006

Online on

22.12.2006

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

20.10.2006

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G06F 17/60

Application no.

02026715.9

Keywords:

Déclaration en vertu de la règle 45 CBE
Recherche additionnelle
Grande Chambre de recours - Saisine par la Chambre de recours (non)
Renvoi (oui - sur la base de la requête subsidiaire "supplémentaire")

Distribution

A

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 52.870K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T124204.20061020
T 1399/04 (Combination therapy HCV/SCHERING) of 25.10.2006

Online on

22.12.2006

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

25.10.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 38/21

Application no.

99303729.0

Keywords:

Substantial procedural violation - (yes)
Reimbursement of the appeal fee - (yes)
Admissibility of late-filed documents - (yes)
Added subject-matter - (no)
Not patentable invention - (no)
Priority, novelty - (yes)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 62.903K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T139904.20061025
T 1402/04 () of 5.12.2006

Online on

22.12.2006

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

5.12.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61M 5/31

Application no.

01958757.5

Keywords:

Novelty (yes, after amendment)

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 21.697K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T140204.20061205
T 1408/04 () of 17.11.2006

Online on

22.12.2006

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

17.11.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61F 13/15

Application no.

98930276.5

Keywords:

Main request - intermediate generalisation (yes)
First auxiliary request - inventive step - age of prior art document not relevant in this case
Second auxiliary request - not admitted
Third auxiliary request - intermediate generalisation (no)
Fourth auxiliary request - inventive step (yes)

Distribution

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Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 58.586K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T140804.20061117
T 0346/05 (Alphavirus/CHIRON) of 19.10.2006

Online on

22.12.2006

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

19.10.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12N 15/85

Application no.

94929221.3

Keywords:

Admissibility of documents filed with the statement of grounds of appeal (no)
Inventive step of the main and the auxiliary requests (no)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 47.514K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T034605.20061019
T 0566/05 (Hhfac/SHARP) of 28.11.2006

Online on

22.12.2006

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

28.11.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01L 21/321

Application no.

98304002.3

Keywords:

Inventive step (no)

Distribution

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Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 41.263K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T056605.20061128
T 0623/05 () of 18.12.2006

Online on

22.12.2006

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

18.12.2006

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A61B 6/08

Application no.

02017736.6

Keywords:

Chirurgisches Verfahren (nein)

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 23.023K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T062305.20061218
T 0636/05 () of 12.10.2006

Online on

22.12.2006

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

12.10.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61M 39/28

Application no.

96912464.3

Keywords:

Sufficiency of disclosure (no) - main request and auxiliary request 5
Extension of the subject-matter (yes) - auxiliary requests 1 to 4

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 28.473K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T063605.20061012
T 0686/05 () of 22.11.2006

Online on

22.12.2006

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

22.11.2006

Proc. language

DE

IPC

D06F 37/02

Application no.

98966620.1

Keywords:

Zulässigkeit der Änderungen - ja
Neuheit - ja
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - ja

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 26.138K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T068605.20061122
T 1112/05 () of 23.11.2006

Online on

22.12.2006

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

23.11.2006

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B23B 51/02

Application no.

96909144.6

Keywords:

Erfinderische Tätigkeit (ja)

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 36.526K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T111205.20061123
W 0010/05 (Irradiation/CHIP) of 13.11.2006

Online on

22.12.2006

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

13.11.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B27K 7/00

Application no.

-

Keywords:

Lack of unity a posteriori - objection unfounded
Reimbursement of search and protest fees - yes

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 29.791K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:W001005.20061113
W 0011/06 () of 30.11.2006

Online on

22.12.2006

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

30.11.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C09K 5/00

Application no.

-

Keywords:

Lack of unity
a posteriori
- not sufficiently reasoned

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 25.610K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2006:W001106.20061130
J 0016/05 (Interruption of proceedings/MOBYDOM) of 27.7.2006

Online on

21.12.2006

Board

3.1.01

Decision date

27.7.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04M 15/00

Application no.

97928416.3

Keywords:

Transfer of European patent application
Assignment - registration in Register of European patents - competence of Boards of Appeal
Interruption of proceedings - receivership

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 32.078K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2006:J001605.20060727
T 0225/02 (Réseau de transmission d'informations/FRANCE TELECOM) of 26.10.2006

Online on

21.12.2006

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

26.10.2006

Proc. language

FR

IPC

H04B 10/142

Application no.

95402339.6

Keywords:

Activité inventive - requête principale, requêtes auxiliaires 1, 2, 3 - (non)

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Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 42.953K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T022502.20061026
T 0322/03 (Conditioning shampoo/KAO) of 28.11.2006

Online on

21.12.2006

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

28.11.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 7/50

Application no.

96113198.4

Keywords:

Novelty (yes)
Inventive step (yes)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 53.658K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T032203.20061128
T 0557/03 (Chiral triaryl compounds/CELLTECH) of 30.11.2006

Online on

21.12.2006

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

30.11.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07D 213/30

Application no.

95903885.2

Keywords:

Clarity and support (yes)
Remittal for further prosecution (yes)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 23.644K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T055703.20061130
T 1232/03 (Automatic transmission fluid/INFINEUM) of 14.9.2006

Online on

21.12.2006

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

14.9.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C10M 163/00

Application no.

98911812.0

Keywords:

Lack of novelty objection due to prior use submitted with the statement of grounds of appeal: late filed (yes) - not admitted into the appeal proceedings as not prima facie relevant.
Technical report submitted after the statement of grounds of appeal by the Appellant: late filed (yes) - not admitted into the appeal proceedings as not prima facie relevant.
Technical reports submitted by the Appellant one month before the oral proceedings: late filed (yes) - not admitted into the proceedings - no opportunity for the Respondent to take position.
Main request, first and second auxiliary requests: inventive step (no) - no improvement within the whole claimed area - obvious alternative.
Third auxiliary request: inventive step (no) - alleged effect not credibly achieved for all claimed alternatives - extent of the claimed monopoly not justified by the technical contribution to the art.
Fourth auxiliary request: inventive step (yes) - non obvious alternative.

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 76.565K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T123203.20060914
T 0355/04 () of 24.10.2006

Online on

21.12.2006

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

24.10.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F16C 13/00

Application no.

96109977.7

Keywords:

Novelty (main request, no, auxiliary request, yes)
Remittal to the Opposition Division (yes)

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C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 84.030K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T035504.20061024
T 0398/04 () of 27.11.2006

Online on

21.12.2006

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

27.11.2006

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B23C 3/06

Application no.

96919612.0

Keywords:

Unzulässige Erweiterung (ja) - Haupt- und Hilfsantrag

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D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 34.037K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T039804.20061127
T 1403/04 () of 15.11.2006

Online on

21.12.2006

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

15.11.2006

Proc. language

DE

IPC

D01G 15/64

Application no.

98938866.5

Keywords:

-

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 24.081K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T140304.20061115
T 1428/04 () of 23.11.2006

Online on

21.12.2006

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

23.11.2006

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B07C 3/20

Application no.

97921794.0

Keywords:

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

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D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 37.303K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T142804.20061123
T 0009/05 (Desintegrationsgeschwindigkeit/RETTENMAIER) of 6.11.2006

Online on

21.12.2006

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

6.11.2006

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C11D 17/00

Application no.

98916813.3

Keywords:

Erfinderische Tätigkeit (ja) - rückschauende Betrachtungsweise nicht erlaubt

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 41.861K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T000905.20061106
T 0229/05 () of 14.12.2006

Online on

21.12.2006

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

14.12.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B29D 30/32

Application no.

97930899.6

Keywords:

Inventive step (yes)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 62.178K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T022905.20061214
T 0354/05 () of 12.10.2006

Online on

21.12.2006

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

12.10.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B44F 1/12

Application no.

98943582.1

Keywords:

Sufficiency of disclosure (yes); Prior uses proven up to the hilt (no); Novelty (yes); Inventive step (yes)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 32.829K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T035405.20061012
T 0386/05 () of 20.11.2006

Online on

21.12.2006

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

20.11.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

D04H 13/00

Application no.

97933540.3

Keywords:

Main request: amendments - broadening of claim (yes)
Auxiliary request: amendments - broadening of claim (no)

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 37.440K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T038605.20061120
T 0484/05 (Free carbon index/EXXONMOBIL) of 17.11.2006

Online on

21.12.2006

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

17.11.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C10G 45/58

Application no.

99938893.7

Keywords:

Admissibility of correction (no): correction not derivable directly and unambiguously - balance of probabilities not to be applied
Sufficiency of disclosure (no): erroneous information for measuring an unusual parameter essential for performing the invention

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 41.614K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T048405.20061117
T 0512/05 () of 27.10.2006

Online on

21.12.2006

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

27.10.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

D07B 1/02

Application no.

97939725.4

Keywords:

Novelty (yes)
Inventive step (yes)
Reimbursement of appeal fee (no)

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 40.550K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T051205.20061027
T 0584/05 () of 7.11.2006

Online on

21.12.2006

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

7.11.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A44B 18/00

Application no.

98305929.6

Keywords:

Novelty - yes
Inventive step - yes

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 27.610K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T058405.20061107
T 0863/05 () of 20.11.2006

Online on

21.12.2006

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

20.11.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G03F 7/09

Application no.

96116990.1

Keywords:

Novelty and inventive step (yes)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 48.366K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T086305.20061120
T 0545/04 (ATM-based network/TELIA) of 24.10.2006

Online on

20.12.2006

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

24.10.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04L 12/46

Application no.

95926062.1

Keywords:

Inventive step - no

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 20.951K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T054504.20061024
T 0593/04 () of 20.10.2005

Online on

20.12.2006

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

20.10.2005

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B26B 21/40

Application no.

98307575.5

Keywords:

Admissibility of the patent proprietor's appeal (yes)
Inventive step (yes)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 66.961K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2005:T059304.20051020
T 0832/04 () of 28.9.2006

Online on

20.12.2006

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

28.9.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A01K 5/00

Application no.

97950507.0

Keywords:

Entitlement of priority (no)
Disclosure in drawings (no)
Document published in the priority interval (state of the art according to Art. 54(2) EPC - yes)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 29.931K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T083204.20060928
T 1239/04 () of 14.11.2006

Online on

20.12.2006

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

14.11.2006

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B61L 3/00

Application no.

00951448.0

Keywords:

Offenbarung der Erfindung (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit (nein - alle Anträge)

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 34.709K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T123904.20061114
T 1055/05 () of 7.12.2006

Online on

20.12.2006

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

7.12.2006

Proc. language

DE

IPC

H05K 7/20

Application no.

00945697.1

Keywords:

Neuheit (ja)
Aufnahme von Parteivortrag ins Protokoll
Zurückverweisung zur weiteren Entscheidung

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 44.320K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T105505.20061207
T 0330/06 () of 22.11.2006

Online on

20.12.2006

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

22.11.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B65G 17/08

Application no.

99967311.4

Keywords:

Missing statement of grounds

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 15.227K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T033006.20061122
T 0584/06 (Softening tablets/CLEANTABS) of 31.10.2006

Online on

20.12.2006

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

31.10.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C02F 5/10

Application no.

97610023.0

Keywords:

Amendment not allowable - generalisation of a feature
Added feature isolated and extracted from examples
Added feature limiting but providing technical contribution

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 39.469K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T058406.20061031
T 0765/06 () of 11.12.2006

Online on

20.12.2006

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

11.12.2006

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F28F 9/00

Application no.

02018311.7

Keywords:

Rückzahlung der Beschwerdegebühr (nein)
Mündliche Verkürzung der Frist zur Einreichung neuer Unterlagen (nein)
Anwendung des Vertrauensgrundsatzes (nein)

Distribution

B

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 29.405K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T076506.20061211
T 1275/06 (Receptor proteins/SCHERING) of 4.12.2006

Online on

20.12.2006

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

4.12.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12N 15/12

Application no.

99909534.2

Keywords:

Missing statement of grounds

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 15.533K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T127506.20061204
D 0034/05 () of 6.12.2006

Online on

19.12.2006

Board

DBA

Decision date

6.12.2006

Proc. language

DE

IPC

-

Application no.

-

Keywords:

-

Distribution

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 20.235K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:D003405.20061206
T 0099/03 (5-Methyltetrahydrofolsäure/MERCK EPROVA) of 29.11.2006

Online on

19.12.2006

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

29.11.2006

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C07D 475/04

Application no.

00107623.1

Keywords:

Zurückverweisung an die Prüfungsabteilung nach Behebung der Neuheitseinwände

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 20.913K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T009903.20061129
T 0623/03 () of 22.8.2006

Online on

19.12.2006

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

22.8.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C09C 1/50

Application no.

93920405.3

Keywords:

Novelty, inventive step (yes; after amendment)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 93.290K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T062303.20060822
T 0327/04 (Influenza vaccines/DUPHAR) of 15.12.2006

Online on

19.12.2006

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

15.12.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 39/145

Application no.

98201056.3

Keywords:

Main request: Novelty (yes); Inventive step (yes)
Remittal (yes)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 112.857K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T032704.20061215
T 0900/06 () of 12.12.2006

Online on

19.12.2006

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

12.12.2006

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A61K 7/06

Application no.

00123819.5

Keywords:

Keine Beschwerdebegründung eingereicht

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 16.101K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T090006.20061212
T 1341/06 () of 29.11.2006

Online on

19.12.2006

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

29.11.2006

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A61K 7/06

Application no.

99915529.4

Keywords:

Beschwerde unzulässig - keine Beschwerdebegründung

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 15.537K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T134106.20061129
T 0993/02 () of 30.11.2006

Online on

18.12.2006

Board

3.5.04

Decision date

30.11.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G11B 5/706

Application no.

93116085.7

Keywords:

Claims substantially amended with the grounds of appeal - fresh case - remittal

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 28.474K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T099302.20061130
T 1098/04 () of 26.10.2006

Online on

18.12.2006

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

26.10.2006

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B02C 13/28

Application no.

01129855.1

Keywords:

Neuheit (ja)

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 18.348K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T109804.20061026
T 0564/03 () of 8.12.2006

Online on

15.12.2006

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

8.12.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A22C 17/04

Application no.

97934780.4

Keywords:

Novelty, inventive step (yes)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 31.810K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T056403.20061208
T 0785/03 () of 5.10.2006

Online on

15.12.2006

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

5.10.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A41D 1/00

Application no.

95912915.6

Keywords:

Sufficiency of disclosure (no)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 24.038K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T078503.20061005
T 0128/04 () of 28.9.2006

Online on

15.12.2006

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

28.9.2006

Proc. language

FR

IPC

B62M 25/02

Application no.

96927721.9

Keywords:

Insuffisance de l'exposé de l'invention - nouveau motif - (non admis)
Activité inventive (oui)

Distribution

C

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 41.649K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T012804.20060928
T 0524/04 () of 29.9.2006

Online on

15.12.2006

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

29.9.2006

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F16L 11/15

Application no.

98108846.1

Keywords:

Erfinderische Tätigkeit, Haupt- und Hilfsantrag (nein)

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 76.572K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T052404.20060929
T 0693/04 () of 9.11.2006

Online on

15.12.2006

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

9.11.2006

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B60T 13/12

Application no.

97949899.5

Keywords:

Erfinderische Tätigkeit (ja)

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 40.530K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T069304.20061109
T 0412/06 (Proteinase inhibitor/MAX-PLANCK-GESELLSCHAFT ZUR FOERDERUNG) of 12.10.2006

Online on

15.12.2006

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

12.10.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 31/38

Application no.

00951521.4

Keywords:

Sufficiency of disclosure - yes: objection not sufficiently established

Distribution

B

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 21.365K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T041206.20061012
T 0940/03 (Combined DVD/CD ECC decoder/SAMSUNG) of 9.11.2006

Online on

14.12.2006

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

9.11.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G11B 20/10

Application no.

01202036.8

Keywords:

Res judicata - not decided
Disclosure - sufficiency - (no)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 38.468K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T094003.20061109
T 0515/04 () of 5.10.2006

Online on

14.12.2006

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

5.10.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A23G 3/30

Application no.

93908281.4

Keywords:

Late filed request - admitted
Objections against a non amended part of the claim - inadmissible
Remittal for further prosecution

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 43.550K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T051504.20061005
T 1093/04 () of 16.11.2006

Online on

14.12.2006

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

16.11.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G07B 17/02

Application no.

94119510.9

Keywords:

Inventive step - main request - (yes)

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 30.157K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T109304.20061116
T 1219/04 (Snowboard) of 20.11.2006

Online on

14.12.2006

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

20.11.2006

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A63C 5/03

Application no.

97948790.7

Keywords:

Beschwerde eingelegt von dem zweitgenannten Anmelder
Bestellung eines neuen gemeinsamen Vertreters
Öffentliche Zustellung
Vertrauensschutz für die Benutzer des EPA
Zurückverweisung an die Prüfungsabteilung

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 20.038K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T121904.20061120
T 1243/04 (Passiver Transponder/ATMEL) of 15.11.2006

Online on

14.12.2006

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

15.11.2006

Proc. language

DE

IPC

H04L 7/02

Application no.

02008541.1

Keywords:

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - nach Änderung (ja)
Klarheit der Ansprüche (bejaht)
Stützung der Ansprüche durch die Beschreibung (bejaht)

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 36.581K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T124304.20061115
T 0758/03 () of 8.9.2006

Online on

13.12.2006

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

8.9.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F02B 23/10

Application no.

00121497.2

Keywords:

Inventive step (no) - further technical problem
Auxiliary requests filed at the oral proceedings (not admitted) - subject-matter not previously claimed - additional search

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 39.339K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T075803.20060908
T 1118/03 () of 7.11.2006

Online on

13.12.2006

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

7.11.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B63H 20/26
F01N 3/28
F01N 7/12

Application no.

96119945.2

Keywords:

Inventive step - no

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 39.903K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T111803.20061107
T 0361/05 () of 26.10.2006

Online on

13.12.2006

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

26.10.2006

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B26D 1/00

Application no.

98921389.7

Keywords:

Offenbarung der Entgegenhaltung D1
Erfinderische Tätigkeit (ja)
Verspätetes Vorbringen (nicht zugelassen)

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 42.075K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T036105.20061026
T 0641/05 (GPCR-like receptor/PHARMACIA) of 9.11.2006

Online on

13.12.2006

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

9.11.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12N 15/12

Application no.

00982220.6

Keywords:

Industrial application (no) - computer-assisted method lacking probative value

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 45.247K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T064105.20061109
T 1264/05 (Screening for anti-amyloidogenic properties/UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA) of 10.11.2006

Online on

13.12.2006

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

10.11.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 38/17

Application no.

99950172.9

Keywords:

New main request: added subject-matter (no)

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 29.946K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T126405.20061110
T 0209/06 () of 5.12.2006

Online on

13.12.2006

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

5.12.2006

Proc. language

DE

IPC

D21F 5/04

Application no.

96117463.8

Keywords:

Fehlende Beschwerdebegründung

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Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 15.754K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T020906.20061205
T 0381/06 (Extrudable multiphase lamellar structured composition/UNILEVER) of 14.11.2006

Online on

13.12.2006

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

14.11.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C11D 17/00

Application no.

01911733.2

Keywords:

Added subject-matter (no)
Sufficiency of disclosure (yes): teaching of the description enabling the skilled person to carry out the invention without undue burden within the whole ambit of the claim
Remittal (yes)

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 29.046K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T038106.20061114
T 0430/06 () of 30.11.2006

Online on

13.12.2006

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

30.11.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C11D 1/65

Application no.

98953405.2

Keywords:

Missing Statement of Grounds

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 15.244K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T043006.20061130
T 0777/06 () of 5.12.2006

Online on

13.12.2006

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

5.12.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F01K 3/18

Application no.

97500214.8

Keywords:

Adverse decision issued without granting request for oral proceedings
Substantial procedural violation (yes)
Refund of appeal fee (yes)

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 17.987K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T077706.20061205
T 0742/02 (Rod-Micellar composition/UNILEVER) of 10.11.2006

Online on

12.12.2006

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

10.11.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 7/50

Application no.

93917739.0

Keywords:

Sufficient disclosure - yes: no convincing evidence that alleged unclarities in the claims rendered it impossible to carry out the invention

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 26.719K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T074202.20061110
T 0866/04 () of 10.10.2006

Online on

12.12.2006

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

10.10.2006

Proc. language

FR

IPC

F25J 3/04
C21B 5/00

Application no.

99400150.1

Keywords:

Activité inventive (non)

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Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 31.433K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T086604.20061010
T 1012/04 (Sprengmittelgranulat/DALLI) of 14.11.2006

Online on

12.12.2006

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

14.11.2006

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C11D 3/22

Application no.

98121397.8

Keywords:

Offenbarung der Erfindung (ausreichend)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit (ja)

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C

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Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 41.771K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T101204.20061114
T 1421/04 (Rare earth element/TOSHIBA) of 14.11.2006

Online on

12.12.2006

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

14.11.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01L 23/14

Application no.

97935820.7

Keywords:

Inventive step (no)

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 37.977K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T142104.20061114
T 0721/05 () of 14.9.2006

Online on

12.12.2006

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

14.9.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B29C 45/17

Application no.

96810360.6

Keywords:

Admissibility (yes)
Novelty (yes)
Inventive step (yes)

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 33.724K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T072105.20060914
T 0821/06 (Inhibition of Pathogens by BCS/GANEDEN) of 13.11.2006

Online on

12.12.2006

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

13.11.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 35/74

Application no.

00978435.6

Keywords:

Missing statement of grounds

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 15.014K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T082106.20061113
T 0427/04 (Microemulsion Composition/COLGATE) of 20.10.2006

Online on

11.12.2006

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

20.10.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C11D 1/83

Application no.

98906279.9

Keywords:

Inventive step (no): obvious alternative

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C

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 74.390K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T042704.20061020
T 0829/04 () of 17.10.2006

Online on

11.12.2006

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

17.10.2006

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F26B 5/04
F26B 21/08

Application no.

98110125.6

Keywords:

Neuheit (bejaht)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - nicht naheliegende Kombination bekannter Merkmale

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 35.613K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T082904.20061017
T 1430/04 (Substituents/AKZO) of 18.10.2006

Online on

11.12.2006

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

18.10.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C11D 1/645

Application no.

97922934.1

Keywords:

Added subject-matter (main request and auxiliary requests 1 to 10): yes - combination serving as support for an amendment not disclosed in the application as filed

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 75.714K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T143004.20061018
T 0494/05 (Obtention of must/NUOVA M.A.I.P.) of 16.11.2006

Online on

11.12.2006

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

16.11.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12G 1/00

Application no.

95200039.6

Keywords:

Inventive step - (yes)

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C

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 26.471K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T049405.20061116
T 1164/03 () of 9.11.2006

Online on

08.12.2006

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

9.11.2006

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G01S 15/93

Application no.

97909353.1

Keywords:

Zulassng neuer, kurz vor bzw. in der Verhandlung vorgelegter Anträge (Hauptantrag - ja; Hilfsanträge 1 bis 4 - nein
Ausführbarkeit (bejaht)
Neuheit (verneint)
Mängel der angefochtenen Entscheidung

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Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 42.762K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T116403.20061109
T 0061/04 () of 4.12.2006

Online on

08.12.2006

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

4.12.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B05D 1/00

Application no.

00935883.9

Keywords:

Inventive step (yes)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 27.689K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T006104.20061204
T 0092/04 () of 31.10.2006

Online on

08.12.2006

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

31.10.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08J 9/14

Application no.

98946435.9

Keywords:

Novelty (yes)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 40.378K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T009204.20061031
T 0215/04 () of 26.10.2006

Online on

08.12.2006

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

26.10.2006

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C08L 23/12

Application no.

97114544.6

Keywords:

Neuheit (bejaht)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit (bejaht)

Distribution

C

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Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 44.671K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T021504.20061026
T 0600/04 () of 25.10.2006

Online on

08.12.2006

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

25.10.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01F 23/292

Application no.

99902079.5

Keywords:

Main request - clarity (no)
Auxiliary request - clarity claim 1 (yes)
Novelty and inventive step (yes)

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 40.326K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T060004.20061025
T 0906/04 (Omeprazole multiple unit tableted dosage form/ASTRA ZENECA) of 26.10.2006

Online on

08.12.2006

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

26.10.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 9/26

Application no.

95926054.8

Keywords:

Main request: novelty (yes), selection in several directions; inventive step (no), obvious solution in the light of closest prior art
First and second auxiliary requests: novelty (yes); inventive step (no), analogous reasons

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 54.811K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T090604.20061026
T 0506/05 () of 28.9.2006

Online on

08.12.2006

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

28.9.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61F 13/15

Application no.

99921606.2

Keywords:

Main request and auxiliary request I: novelty (no)
Auxiliary request II: late-filed - not admitted
Auxiliary request III: disclosure (not enabling)

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 30.290K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T050605.20060928
T 0827/02 () of 12.10.2005

Online on

07.12.2006

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

12.10.2005

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C09K 3/10

Application no.

93120774.0

Keywords:

Added subject-matter - no
Insufficiency of disclosure of the patent with amended claims - not examined by Opposition Division
Insufficiency - no
Inventive step - no

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 45.410K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2005:T082702.20051012
T 0828/02 () of 12.10.2006

Online on

07.12.2006

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

12.10.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C09K 3/10

Application no.

91305090.2

Keywords:

Added subject-matter - no
Insufficiency of disclosure of the patent with amended claims - not examined by Opposition Division
Insufficiency - no
Inventive step - no

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 44.421K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T082802.20061012
T 0829/02 () of 12.10.2005

Online on

07.12.2006

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

12.10.2005

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C09K 3/10

Application no.

91305089.4

Keywords:

Late filed requests - admitted
Scope of protection extended - yes for some requests
Added subject-matter - no
Insufficiency - no
Inventive step - no

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 54.508K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2005:T082902.20051012
T 0832/02 () of 12.10.2005

Online on

07.12.2006

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

12.10.2005

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C09K 3/10

Application no.

91305091.0

Keywords:

Added subject-matter - yes for some requests
Insufficiency - no
Inventive step - no

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 51.018K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2005:T083202.20051012
T 0829/03 () of 20.10.2006

Online on

07.12.2006

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

20.10.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08F 10/06

Application no.

92923038.1

Keywords:

Opposition grounds - extension of subject-matter (main and auxiliary requests: yes)
Amendments - broadening of claim (main and auxiliary requests: yes)
Amendments - extension of protection (auxiliary request: yes)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 116.764K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T082903.20061020
T 0282/04 () of 14.7.2006

Online on

07.12.2006

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

14.7.2006

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C08G 18/42

Application no.

93913023.3

Keywords:

Neuheit - Vorbeschreibung - implizit enthaltene Merkmale (verneint)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit (bejaht)

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 169.814K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T028204.20060714
T 0480/04 () of 20.9.2006

Online on

07.12.2006

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

20.9.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08F 10/00

Application no.

98925286.1

Keywords:

Inventive step (yes)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 61.861K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T048004.20060920
T 0194/06 () of 27.11.2006

Online on

07.12.2006

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

27.11.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B65D 35/22

Application no.

97925677.3

Keywords:

Missing statement of grounds

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 15.247K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T019406.20061127
T 0270/05 (Restitutio in integrum/UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH ALABAMA) of 6.12.2006

Online on

06.12.2006

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

6.12.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08G 73/10

Application no.

98918278.7

Keywords:

All due care taken (no)
Restitutio in integrum (refused)

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 70.312K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T027005.20061206
T 0318/05 () of 28.11.2006

Online on

06.12.2006

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

28.11.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G02F 1/1335

Application no.

98908477.7

Keywords:

Novelty (yes - after amendment)

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 30.578K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T031805.20061128
T 0811/05 (Oral pharmaceutical dosage forms/ASTRAZENECA) of 19.10.2006

Online on

06.12.2006

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

19.10.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 45/06

Application no.

96944726.7

Keywords:

Substantial procedural violation (yes)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 20.389K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T081105.20061019
T 0724/03 () of 19.10.2006

Online on

05.12.2006

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

19.10.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08J 5/18

Application no.

93306378.6

Keywords:

Disclaimer - no technical contribution
Document not admitted by Opposition Division - admitted
Remittal - yes

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 53.038K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T072403.20061019
T 1386/04 () of 8.11.2006

Online on

05.12.2006

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

8.11.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H03H 11/18

Application no.

96920317.3

Keywords:

Inventive step (no)

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 33.073K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T138604.20061108
T 0578/05 () of 25.10.2006

Online on

05.12.2006

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

25.10.2006

Proc. language

DE

IPC

D01H 5/22

Application no.

99944134.8

Keywords:

Zulässigkeit der Änderung - nein

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 20.849K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T057805.20061025
T 0866/06 () of 27.11.2006

Online on

05.12.2006

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

27.11.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G07F 7/00

Application no.

92900161.8

Keywords:

Missing statement of grounds

Distribution

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Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 16.482K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T086606.20061127
T 1162/01 (Composition for producing phosphine/DEGESCH) of 21.6.2006

Online on

04.12.2006

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

21.6.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C01B 25/08

Application no.

96108969.5

Keywords:

Clarity - yes
Novelty - yes
Inventive step - yes

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 40.380K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T116201.20060621
T 0176/05 () of 6.11.2006

Online on

04.12.2006

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

6.11.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A23L 2/385

Application no.

97922513.3

Keywords:

Clarity - yes after amendment
Novelty - yes
Remittal - yes

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 35.903K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T017605.20061106
T 0487/05 () of 19.9.2006

Online on

04.12.2006

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

19.9.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61F 13/20

Application no.

96945020.4

Keywords:

Amendments in late-filed claims not overcoming the objections raised - request not admitted into the proceedings

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 46.436K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T048705.20060919
T 1433/06 () of 30.11.2006

Online on

04.12.2006

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

30.11.2006

Proc. language

FR

IPC

A01J 27/02

Application no.

03022231.9

Keywords:

Extension de l'objet de l'invention (non)
Vice substantiel de procédure - remboursement de la taxe de recours (non)
Renvoi devant la première instance (oui)

Distribution

C

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 30.881K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T143306.20061130
T 0110/04 (Polymer sequencing using mass spectrometry) of 22.11.2006

Online on

01.12.2006

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

22.11.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01J 49/04

Application no.

96916490.4

Keywords:

Amendments (permitted)
Novelty (yes)
Inventive step (yes)

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 70.834K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T011004.20061122
T 0146/05 (Fly-back circuit/USHIO) of 7.11.2006

Online on

01.12.2006

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

7.11.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H05B 41/288

Application no.

97900125.2

Keywords:

Added subject-matter (no)
Remittal to the opposition division

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 76.021K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T014605.20061107
T 0507/05 () of 13.10.2006

Online on

01.12.2006

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

13.10.2006

Proc. language

DE

IPC

D06F 39/00

Application no.

97116203.7

Keywords:

Zulassung des verspäteten Hauptantrags - nein
Neuheit und erfinderische Tätigkeit (Hilfsantrag) - ja

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D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 24.551K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T050705.20061013

November 2006

T 0587/04 () of 21.11.2006

Online on

30.11.2006

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

21.11.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G02B 6/34

Application no.

95306617.2

Keywords:

Inventive step - claim 1 (no)

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 37.906K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T058704.20061121
T 0649/04 () of 17.10.2006

Online on

30.11.2006

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

17.10.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F16K 27/00

Application no.

99122556.6

Keywords:

Inventive step (no)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 30.679K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T064904.20061017
T 1046/04 () of 27.7.2006

Online on

30.11.2006

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

27.7.2006

Proc. language

FR

IPC

B41F 11/02

Application no.

98810263.8

Keywords:

Activité inventive - oui

Distribution

C

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 40.833K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T104604.20060727
J 0019/05 (Wiedereinsetzung zur Zahlung der Jahresgebühr/TURBO-CLEAN) of 24.11.2006

Online on

29.11.2006

Board

3.1.01

Decision date

24.11.2006

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B04B 11/05

Application no.

00106909.5

Keywords:

Unsubstantiierter Antrag auf Wiedereinsetzung - unzulässig

Distribution

B

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 29.519K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:J001905.20061124
J 0005/06 (Correction under Rule 88/AGRUPACION OLCINA, S.L.) of 24.11.2006

Online on

29.11.2006

Board

3.1.01

Decision date

24.11.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

E05B 65/00

Application no.

03380180.4

Keywords:

Correction (not allowed) - exchange of application documents intention of applicant (not relevant)

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 27.014K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2006:J000506.20061124
T 0892/01 (Treatment of wrinkles/VAN SCOTT, EUGENE J. Dr.) of 7.11.2005

Online on

29.11.2006

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

7.11.2005

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 47/00

Application no.

94102151.1

Keywords:

Main request; auxiliary requests 1-14, 16-20, 22, 24 - whether contrary to Article 123(2) EPC - (yes); auxiliary request 15 - novelty (no); auxiliary requests 21, 23, 25 - inventive step (no)

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 197.279K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2005:T089201.20051107
T 0963/03 () of 27.9.2006

Online on

29.11.2006

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

27.9.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B65B 19/10

Application no.

96115304.6

Keywords:

Oral prior disclosure - not proven
Inventive step - no

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Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 38.010K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T096303.20060927
T 1234/04 () of 24.10.2006

Online on

29.11.2006

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

24.10.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C09K 3/30

Application no.

96119763.9

Keywords:

Amendments (not allowable) - undue generalisation of examples

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 24.474K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T123404.20061024
T 0142/05 () of 13.6.2006

Online on

29.11.2006

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

13.6.2006

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F16L 11/12

Application no.

97110740.4

Keywords:

Erweiterung des Schutzbereichs durch Streichung in der Beschreibung (ja)

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B

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Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 30.888K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T014205.20060613
T 1129/05 () of 7.11.2006

Online on

29.11.2006

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

7.11.2006

Proc. language

DE

IPC

D01G 15/24

Application no.

98810526.8

Keywords:

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

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Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 44.132K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T112905.20061107
W 0018/05 (Dosieren/K-TRON) of 13.11.2006

Online on

29.11.2006

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

13.11.2006

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B01F 15/02

Application no.

-

Keywords:

Mangelnde Einheitlichkeit a posteriori beanstandet
Begründung der IRB unzureichend
Rückzahlung - ja

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Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 24.363K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2006:W001805.20061113
T 1087/02 (Composition cosmétique ou pharmaceutique à usage topique/YVES ROCHER) of 12.10.2006

Online on

28.11.2006

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

12.10.2006

Proc. language

FR

IPC

A61K 7/48

Application no.

95400966.8

Keywords:

Modification allant au-delà de la demande telle que déposée (oui)

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Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 33.071K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T108702.20061012
T 0665/03 (Hautpflegemittel/BEIERSDORF) of 26.9.2006

Online on

28.11.2006

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

26.9.2006

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A61K 7/48

Application no.

95915156.4

Keywords:

Hauptantrag: erfinderische Tätigkeit (nein) - beanspruchte Mengenangabe weder zielgerichtet noch kritisch - Routinetätigkeit
Hilfsanträge 1 und 2: erfinderische Tätigkeit (nein) - Verwendungszweck bekannt

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Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 79.180K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T066503.20060926
T 0043/04 () of 12.10.2006

Online on

28.11.2006

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

12.10.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08J 5/18

Application no.

94307288.4

Keywords:

Inventive step (yes)

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Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 43.423K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T004304.20061012
T 0749/04 () of 18.10.2006

Online on

28.11.2006

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

18.10.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01M 4/62

Application no.

97301050.7

Keywords:

Novelty
Inventive step

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Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 48.494K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T074904.20061018
T 0513/05 () of 18.10.2006

Online on

28.11.2006

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

18.10.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G07D 7/00

Application no.

94101987.9

Keywords:

-

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 35.433K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T051305.20061018
T 0327/03 () of 25.7.2006

Online on

27.11.2006

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

25.7.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B32B 3/26

Application no.

92304360.8

Keywords:

Main request, auxiliary requests I, II: novelty (no) - anticipation by examples of the prior art
Auxiliary request III: novelty, inventive step (yes)
Compliance with Articles 83, 123(2) (yes)

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 56.279K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T032703.20060725
T 0727/03 () of 14.9.2006

Online on

27.11.2006

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

14.9.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B32B 15/08

Application no.

94112463.8

Keywords:

Inventive step (no)

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 46.022K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T072703.20060914
T 0824/03 () of 17.10.2006

Online on

27.11.2006

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

17.10.2006

Proc. language

DE

IPC

H01Q 1/32

Application no.

98961059.7

Keywords:

-

Distribution

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Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 23.736K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T082403.20061017
T 0007/04 () of 14.9.2006

Online on

27.11.2006

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

14.9.2006

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B60T 8/00

Application no.

96903912.2

Keywords:

Öffentliche Zugänglichkeit einer Firmenschrift (bejaht)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit (Hauptantrag und Hilfsanträge 1 und 2: verneint; Hilfsantrag 3: bejaht)

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Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 46.063K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T000704.20060914
T 0321/05 () of 24.10.2006

Online on

27.11.2006

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

24.10.2006

Proc. language

FR

IPC

G01R 27/16

Application no.

97401207.2

Keywords:

Activité inventive - oui
Faits et preuves invoqués tardivement
Requête en saisine de la Grande chambre - rejetée

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Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 38.831K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T032105.20061024
T 1401/05 () of 20.9.2006

Online on

27.11.2006

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

20.9.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G03B 35/00

Application no.

97924339.1

Keywords:

Re-establishment of rights in case of illness: due care on the part of the applicant and its representatives (yes)
Exclusion of documents from file inspection (yes)
Exclusion of the public from the oral proceedings (partly)

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 58.082K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T140105.20060920
T 0208/06 () of 14.11.2006

Online on

27.11.2006

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

14.11.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

E02F 9/28

Application no.

99957350.4

Keywords:

Missing statements of grounds

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D

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 15.512K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T020806.20061114
J 0012/05 () of 3.8.2006

Online on

24.11.2006

Board

3.1.01

Decision date

3.8.2006

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B65B 11/04

Application no.

02022013.3

Keywords:

Verschiebung des Anmeldetags - nein
Einhaltung der Prioritätsfrist - nein

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 37.960K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2006:J001205.20060803
J 0013/05 () of 3.8.2006

Online on

24.11.2006

Board

3.1.01

Decision date

3.8.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01J 1/312

Application no.

02022014.1

Keywords:

Change of the filing date - no
Observation of the priority period - no

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 36.509K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2006:J001305.20060803
T 0601/02 (Remote updating of SIM/ORANGE) of 22.11.2006

Online on

24.11.2006

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

22.11.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04Q 7/32

Application no.

93302420.0

Keywords:

Extent of power to examine appeal
Maintenance in amended form not opposed by appellant (opponent)

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C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 24.567K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T060102.20061122
T 0626/04 () of 10.10.2006

Online on

24.11.2006

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

10.10.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01S 1/04

Application no.

96939443.6

Keywords:

"Inventive step - yes (after amendment)"

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 24.996K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T062604.20061010
T 0042/06 () of 26.10.2006

Online on

24.11.2006

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

26.10.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01R 21/133

Application no.

96308666.5

Keywords:

-

Distribution

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Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 21.080K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T004206.20061026
T 0407/06 () of 25.9.2006

Online on

24.11.2006

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

25.9.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

D01H 1/22

Application no.

00202689.6

Keywords:

Clarity (no)

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 64.090K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T040706.20060925
T 0671/03 () of 20.7.2006

Online on

23.11.2006

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

20.7.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F01N 7/10

Application no.

95108232.0

Keywords:

Late-filed documents - admissibility
Remittal to first instance
Apportionment of costs - yes

Distribution

B

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 40.286K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T067103.20060720
T 0903/04 (Additive/BASF) of 12.9.2006

Online on

23.11.2006

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

12.9.2006

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C10L 1/22

Application no.

00912452.0

Keywords:

Erfinderische Tätigkeit (nein)
Bei Ermittlung des nächstliegenden Standes der Technik soll eine möglichst realistische Ausgangssituation in Betracht gezogen werden (Punkte 2.5 und 2.6)

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C

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Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 34.938K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T090304.20060912
T 1236/04 () of 7.11.2006

Online on

23.11.2006

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

7.11.2006

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G01L 1/22

Application no.

98952725.4

Keywords:

Haupt- und Hilfsantrag: Erfinderische Tätigkeit: verneint

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 26.056K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T123604.20061107
T 1445/04 (Rinsed-off/UNILEVER) of 28.9.2006

Online on

23.11.2006

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

28.9.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 7/50

Application no.

96908067.0

Keywords:

Subject-matter extending beyond the content of the application as filed (main request and auxiliary request 1): yes - omission of an essential feature

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 29.506K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T144504.20060928
T 0331/05 (Detergent granulate production/UNILEVER) of 5.10.2006

Online on

23.11.2006

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

5.10.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C11D 11/00

Application no.

98933629.2

Keywords:

Clarity of amended claim 1 (no): wording of the claim allows more than one interpretation having technical sense even taking into account the teaching of the description

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 29.245K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T033105.20061005
T 0500/05 (Emollient oil containing soap bar/UNILEVER) of 3.11.2006

Online on

23.11.2006

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

3.11.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C11D 9/22

Application no.

98946297.3

Keywords:

Inventive step (no): application of an alternative known mixing technique to a known process

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C

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 29.872K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T050005.20061103
T 0599/05 () of 24.10.2006

Online on

23.11.2006

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

24.10.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

D06F 75/38

Application no.

97927330.7

Keywords:

Novelty (yes)
Inventive step (no) - main, first and second auxiliary requests
Third auxiliary request filed at the oral proceedings - not admitted because not clearly allowable
Remittal - fourth auxiliary request including feature taken from the description
Apportionment of costs (no)

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 34.899K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T059905.20061024
T 0253/03 () of 9.11.2006

Online on

22.11.2006

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

9.11.2006

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C09C 3/10

Application no.

92108260.8

Keywords:

Unzulässige Erweiterung des Schutzbereiches (ja)
Schwerwiegender Verfahrensfehler (ja)

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C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 26.442K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T025303.20061109
T 0569/04 () of 17.10.2006

Online on

22.11.2006

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

17.10.2006

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G01D 11/28

Application no.

95941594.4

Keywords:

Erfinderische Tätigkeit: verneint

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 37.765K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T056904.20061017
T 0862/04 () of 5.10.2006

Online on

22.11.2006

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

5.10.2006

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F02B 23/10

Application no.

99965347.0

Keywords:

Ausführbarkeit (ja)
Beitrag zum Stand der Technik (ja)
Auswahlerfindung (nein)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit (ja)

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Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 37.615K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T086204.20061005
T 1020/04 () of 9.10.2006

Online on

22.11.2006

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

9.10.2006

Proc. language

FR

IPC

A01J 25/00

Application no.

96400304.0

Keywords:

Exposé suffisant de l'invention (non)

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C

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 34.798K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T102004.20061009
T 0253/05 (Percarbonate based enzymatic detergent compositions/PROCTER & … of 25.9.2006

Online on

22.11.2006

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

25.9.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C11D 3/386

Application no.

95905359.6

Keywords:

Added subject-matter (no)
Inventive step (yes): synergistic effect convincingly proved - prior art not suggesting the selection of the features of claim 1 for obtaining the seeked improvement

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C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 39.314K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T025305.20060925
T 0737/05 () of 19.10.2006

Online on

22.11.2006

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

19.10.2006

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C01B 13/22

Application no.

00120893.3

Keywords:

Neuheit (ja; neue Auswahl)

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 30.665K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T073705.20061019
T 1170/05 () of 27.10.2006

Online on

22.11.2006

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

27.10.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G07B 17/02

Application no.

97303069.5

Keywords:

Legal validity of a decision not bearing the signature of deceased examiner
Novelty - no

Distribution

B

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 41.644K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T117005.20061027
T 1178/05 () of 10.10.2006

Online on

22.11.2006

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

10.10.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F16J 3/04

Application no.

99303882.7

Keywords:

Form of appeal - time limit
Claims - clarity (no)

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C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 41.744K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T117805.20061010
T 0166/06 () of 17.11.2006

Online on

22.11.2006

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

17.11.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07C 15/02

Application no.

97938460.9

Keywords:

Missing statement of grounds

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D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 15.441K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T016606.20061117
T 0291/03 () of 10.8.2006

Online on

21.11.2006

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

10.8.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B32B 2/36

Application no.

95300131.0

Keywords:

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

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C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 73.850K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T029103.20060810
T 0108/04 (Powder paint/DSM) of 12.10.2006

Online on

21.11.2006

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

12.10.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C09D 5/03

Application no.

95937209.5

Keywords:

Clarity of the claims - no ground for opposition unless arising from amendments made during opposition or appeal proceedings
Sufficiency of disclosure (yes) - no evidence to the contrary submitted
Novelty (yes)
Inventive step (yes) - non-obvious solution

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C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 50.394K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T010804.20061012
T 0732/05 () of 21.11.2006

Online on

21.11.2006

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

21.11.2006

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A61B 17/22

Application no.

97107038.8

Keywords:

Ausführbarkeit (ja)
Neuheit, erfinderische Tätigkeit (ja)

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Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 40.816K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T073205.20061121
W 0005/04 () of 12.9.2006

Online on

21.11.2006

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

12.9.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B01J 37/02

Application no.

-

Keywords:

-

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 33.931K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:W000504.20060912
T 0703/03 (Refrigerating apparatus/HITACHI) of 9.11.2006

Online on

20.11.2006

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

9.11.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C10M 105/38

Application no.

95114557.2

Keywords:

Appeal against the revocation of the patent - admissible
Proprietor
no longer approves the text in which the patent was granted
- appeal dismissed

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 25.008K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T070303.20061109
T 0499/05 () of 22.8.2006

Online on

20.11.2006

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

22.8.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B42D 15/00

Application no.

94917515.2

Keywords:

Allowability of amendments (first auxiliary request, yes)
Sufficiency of disclosure (main and first auxiliary requests; yes)
Novelty (main request, claim 28, no; first auxiliary request, claims 1, 12, 26, yes)
Inventive step (first auxiliary request, claims 1, 12, 26, yes)

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Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 52.012K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T049905.20060822
J 0014/06 () of 17.11.2006

Online on

17.11.2006

Board

3.1.01

Decision date

17.11.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B01D 17/035

Application no.

98939436.6

Keywords:

Admissability of appeal (no) - Missing statement of grounds

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Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 15.321K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:J001406.20061117
T 0562/04 (Factor VIII/von Willebrand factor complex/OCTAPHARMA) of 14.2.2006

Online on

17.11.2006

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

14.2.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07K 1/18

Application no.

93902233.1

Keywords:

Admissibility of late-filed documents - (yes)
Remittal - (no)
Main request - novelty (no)
Auxiliary request - added subject-matter, extension of scope of protection (no), clarity, novelty, sufficiency of disclosure, inventive step (yes)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T056204.20060214
T 1005/04 () of 25.10.2006

Online on

17.11.2006

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

25.10.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H02M 1/00

Application no.

94308087.9

Keywords:

Inventive step (no)

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 27.496K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T100504.20061025
T 0665/05 (modified HSV/ARCH) of 10.10.2006

Online on

17.11.2006

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

10.10.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12N 15/869

Application no.

93907093.4

Keywords:

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

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 53.246K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T066505.20061010
T 0029/06 (Bordetella/AVENTIS) of 14.11.2006

Online on

17.11.2006

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

14.11.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12N 15/74

Application no.

96902830.7

Keywords:

Sufficiency of disclosure (no)

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 24.270K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T002906.20061114
T 0662/06 () of 9.11.2006

Online on

17.11.2006

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

9.11.2006

Proc. language

DE

IPC

H01H 13/70

Application no.

00981318.9

Keywords:

Fehlende Beschwerdebegründung

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Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 15.716K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T066206.20061109
D 0025/05 () of 15.11.2006

Online on

16.11.2006

Board

DBA

Decision date

15.11.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

-

Application no.

-

Keywords:

-

Distribution

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 28.171K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:D002505.20061115
T 0806/03 () of 13.9.2006

Online on

15.11.2006

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

13.9.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08F 4/76

Application no.

94202617.0

Keywords:

Inventive step (yes) - problem and solution
Opposition grounds - extension of subject-matter - divisional application (no)
Opposition grounds - extension of subject-matter (no)

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 86.203K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T080603.20060913
T 0347/04 () of 6.11.2006

Online on

15.11.2006

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

6.11.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B05B 5/053

Application no.

97919146.7

Keywords:

Lack of unity of invention - absence of information about the possibility of a further search report on the non-searched claims; substantial procedural violation (yes); remittal to first instance; reimbursement of appeal fee (yes)

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 26.810K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T034704.20061106
T 0066/05 () of 5.10.2006

Online on

15.11.2006

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

5.10.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C23C 14/34

Application no.

96913025.1

Keywords:

Extension beyond content of application as originally filed (main request and auxiliary requests 1 to 3 - yes; auxiliary requests 4 and 5 - no)
Clarity of claims (auxiliary requests 4 and 5 - no)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T006605.20061005
T 0153/05 () of 25.9.2005

Online on

15.11.2006

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

25.9.2005

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A63F 13/10

Application no.

01935704.5

Keywords:

Sufficiency of disclosure (yes)
Inventive step (yes)

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C

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 37.108K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2005:T015305.20050925
T 1400/05 () of 21.9.2006

Online on

15.11.2006

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

21.9.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B65D 83/14

Application no.

02750541.1

Keywords:

Inventive step - (yes after amendment)

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 26.308K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T140005.20060921
T 0062/02 () of 25.10.2006

Online on

14.11.2006

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

25.10.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

D06M 11/40

Application no.

95910625.3

Keywords:

Claim 1 - interpretation (Main Request)
Novelty - new use of known substance (no) (Main Request)
Amendments - broadening of claim (no) - added subject-matter (no) (Auxiliary Request I)
Novelty - new use of known substance (yes) (Auxiliary Request I)
Remittal (yes) (Auxiliary Request I)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T006202.20061025
T 0937/02 (G-CSF/OSAKA BIOSCIENCE) of 5.10.2006

Online on

14.11.2006

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

5.10.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07K 14/00

Application no.

91905894.1

Keywords:

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

Distribution

C

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 39.356K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T093702.20061005
T 1103/03 (Matrix for transdermal drug delivery/MINNESOTA MINING) of 27.7.2006

Online on

14.11.2006

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

27.7.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 9/00

Application no.

95933919.3

Keywords:

Disclosure - sufficiency (no): Parameter defining decisive features of the subject-matter of the claim not measurable to compare with claimed values

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 50.230K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T110303.20060727
T 0914/04 (Hybridisation probes/BIO-RAD) of 22.9.2005

Online on

14.11.2006

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

22.9.2005

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12Q 1/68

Application no.

87304433.3

Keywords:

Added subject-matter (no)
Broadening of scope of protection (no)
Novelty (yes)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 43.133K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2005:T091404.20050922
T 1111/04 (Verfahren zum Signalisieren von Zuordnungen/SIEMENS) of 17.10.2006

Online on

13.11.2006

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

17.10.2006

Proc. language

DE

IPC

H04B 7/26

Application no.

01124939.8

Keywords:

Erfinderische Tätigkeit: Hauptantrag (nein); Hilfsantrag (ja)
Klarheit - bejaht

Distribution

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Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 26.428K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T111104.20061017
T 0115/06 () of 3.11.2006

Online on

13.11.2006

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

3.11.2006

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C08L 59/00

Application no.

96111812.2

Keywords:

Fehlende Beschwerdebegründung

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Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 15.701K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T011506.20061103
T 0573/04 (Rundfunkempfänger/BOSCH) of 12.10.2006

Online on

10.11.2006

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

12.10.2006

Proc. language

DE

IPC

H04B 1/08

Application no.

98964386.1

Keywords:

Neuheit (Hauptantrag und erster Hilfsantrag) - verneint
Erfinderische Tätigkeit (zweiter und dritter Hilfsantrag) - verneint

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Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 28.585K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T057304.20061012
T 0923/04 (System feature starting method/SONY) of 19.9.2006

Online on

10.11.2006

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

19.9.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04B 1/20

Application no.

97113196.6

Keywords:

Inventive step - (yes) third auxiliary request

Distribution

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 31.070K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T092304.20060919
T 1000/04 () of 30.10.2006

Online on

10.11.2006

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

30.10.2006

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F16F 7/12

Application no.

00106333.8

Keywords:

Erfinderische Tätigkeit (ja)

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 31.937K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T100004.20061030
T 1358/04 () of 10.10.2006

Online on

10.11.2006

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

10.10.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

D04H 1/54

Application no.

95101430.7

Keywords:

Novelty (yes)
Inventive step (yes)
Late-filed document - not admitted

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 34.988K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T135804.20061010
T 1507/05 (Adaptive hybrid-ARQ coding schemes/LUCENT) of 29.9.2006

Online on

10.11.2006

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

29.9.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04L 1/18

Application no.

97301656.1

Keywords:

Amendments - added subject-matter (yes)
Oral proceedings held in absence of appellant

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 25.904K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T150705.20060929
T 1013/03 (Object-oriented prefilter/LUCENT TECHNOLOGIES) of 30.10.2006

Online on

09.11.2006

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

30.10.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04N 7/26

Application no.

97309715.7

Keywords:

Clarity (yes)
Novelty (yes)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 23.459K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T101303.20061030
T 0770/04 (Location-based action services/LUCENT) of 15.9.2006

Online on

09.11.2006

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

15.9.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04Q 7/22

Application no.

00309805.0

Keywords:

Inventive step (no)

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 29.672K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T077004.20060915
T 0820/04 () of 28.9.2006

Online on

09.11.2006

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

28.9.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C22C 19/03

Application no.

93904252.9

Keywords:

Inventive step (yes, after amendment

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 81.861K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T082004.20060928
T 0960/04 () of 5.10.2006

Online on

09.11.2006

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

5.10.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01T 4/12

Application no.

95910122.1

Keywords:

Main and first auxiliary requests filed in opposition proceedings after the final date fixed under Rule 71a EPC - combination of granted claims which had been attacked- admissible
Inventive step - main and first auxiliary requests - no
Second and third auxiliary requests filed in opposition proceedings after the final date fixed under Rule 71a EPC - include features taken from the description - discretion to refuse to admit confirmed

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 33.963K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T096004.20061005
T 0228/05 () of 20.10.2006

Online on

09.11.2006

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

20.10.2006

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F28F 9/00
F28D 1/053

Application no.

00918766.7

Keywords:

-

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 28.764K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T022805.20061020
T 0456/06 (Diagnosis and therapy of arthritis/NIPPON PETROCHEMICALS) of 5.10.2006

Online on

09.11.2006

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

5.10.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 49/00

Application no.

94106083.2

Keywords:

Inventive step (no): concludent application of known use

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 87.513K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T045606.20061005
T 0576/06 () of 22.9.2006

Online on

09.11.2006

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

22.9.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A63F 9/10

Application no.

01971546.5

Keywords:

Novelty - yes (all requests)
Inventive step (no)
Problem-solution-approach

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 38.246K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T057606.20060922
W 0006/06 (Molecular markers/RESEARCH) of 18.10.2006

Online on

09.11.2006

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

18.10.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12Q 1/68

Application no.

-

Keywords:

-

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 19.197K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:W000606.20061018
T 0423/06 () of 30.10.2006

Online on

08.11.2006

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

30.10.2006

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A61K 9/20

Application no.

97920646.3

Keywords:

Fehlende Begründung

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 15.655K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T042306.20061030
T 1217/01 () of 21.6.2006

Online on

07.11.2006

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

21.6.2006

Proc. language

FR

IPC

A61K 7/09

Application no.

94401646.8

Keywords:

Nouveaux éléments de preuves - admissibles (oui)
Utilisation antérieure publique - documents internes admissibles (oui)
Nouveauté (oui)
Activité inventive (oui)

Distribution

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Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 81.532K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T121701.20060621
T 1138/03 () of 28.9.2006

Online on

06.11.2006

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

28.9.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A23D 9/00

Application no.

96203106.8

Keywords:

Admission of late requests (yes)
Inventive step (no)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 51.033K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T113803.20060928
T 0193/04 () of 16.8.2006

Online on

06.11.2006

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

16.8.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B32B 27/12

Application no.

95944350.8

Keywords:

Main request (novelty - no)
First to fourth auxiliary requests (sufficiency - no)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 51.419K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T019304.20060816
T 0514/04 () of 12.9.2006

Online on

06.11.2006

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

12.9.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A23K 1/16

Application no.

96107778.1

Keywords:

Fresh ground for opposition (yes)
Admissibility of fresh ground in appeal (no - disapproval of patentee)
Sufficiency of disclosure (yes)
Novelty (yes)
Inventive step (no)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 54.558K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T051404.20060912
T 0680/05 () of 26.9.2006

Online on

06.11.2006

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

26.9.2006

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B25B 5/06

Application no.

99125705.6

Keywords:

Erweiterung durch Änderung (ja)
Zulässigkeit verspätet eingereichten Antrags (verneint)

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 27.669K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T068005.20060926
T 0839/05 () of 5.10.2006

Online on

06.11.2006

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

5.10.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B23C 5/22

Application no.

99953078.5

Keywords:

Novelty (no) - main and auxiliary requests II, VI
Remittal (no)
Inventive step (no) - auxiliary request III, V
Late filed request (inadmissible) - auxiliary request IV
Referral of a question to the Enlarged Board of appeal (no)
Clarity (yes) - auxiliary request VII
Inventive step (yes) - auxiliary request VII

Distribution

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 52.588K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T083905.20061005
T 0927/05 () of 4.10.2006

Online on

06.11.2006

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

4.10.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B28B 7/10

Application no.

96939948.4

Keywords:

Representation by an employee (no)
Breach of the right to be heard (no)
Inventive step (yes)

Distribution

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Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 39.573K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T092705.20061004
W 0019/05 () of 18.10.2006

Online on

06.11.2006

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

18.10.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B01J 23/10

Application no.

-

Keywords:

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

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 30.429K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:W001905.20061018
T 1171/01 (Detecting malignancy-associated changes/MONOGEN) of 27.9.2006

Online on

03.11.2006

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

27.9.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06K 9/00
G01N 15/14

Application no.

97919229.1

Keywords:

Inventive step (no)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 27.764K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T117101.20060927
T 0195/03 (Deinterleaver/THOMSON CONSUMER ELECTRONICS) of 11.10.2006

Online on

03.11.2006

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

11.10.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04N 7/24

Application no.

95118343.3

Keywords:

Remittal for further prosecution

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 19.470K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T019503.20061011
T 0561/03 (Multiplexing video programs/IMEDIA CORPORATION) of 3.8.2006

Online on

03.11.2006

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

3.8.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04N 7/58
H04N 7/173

Application no.

96940351.8

Keywords:

Inventive step over prior art considered by first instance (yes, after amendment)
Remittal to first instance for further prosecution

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 22.563K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T056103.20060803
T 0562/03 (Modifying encoded video/IMEDIA CORPORATION) of 5.10.2006

Online on

03.11.2006

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

5.10.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04N 7/26
H04N 7/58
H04N 7/46

Application no.

96940379.9

Keywords:

Inventive step over the prior art considered by the first instance (yes, after amendment)
Remittal to first instance for further prosecution

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 22.619K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T056203.20061005
T 0579/03 (Distributing video data/IMEDIA CORPORATION) of 6.10.2006

Online on

03.11.2006

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

6.10.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04N 7/58
H04N 7/52

Application no.

96940348.4

Keywords:

Inventive step (all requests) - no

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 22.683K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T057903.20061006
T 0991/03 () of 7.8.2006

Online on

03.11.2006

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

7.8.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08K 5/00

Application no.

95115306.3

Keywords:

Novelty (yes)
Inventive step (no) - main request, auxiliary request I
Inventive step (yes) - auxiliary request II

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 136.575K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T099103.20060807
T 1205/03 () of 30.10.2006

Online on

03.11.2006

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

30.10.2006

Proc. language

FR

IPC

B62D 13/04

Application no.

97870148.0

Keywords:

Activité inventive (non)
Requête en remboursement de la taxe de recours (rejetée)
Vice substantiel de procédure (non)

Distribution

C

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 37.226K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T120503.20061030
T 0418/04 () of 11.7.2006

Online on

03.11.2006

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

11.7.2006

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C08K 3/22

Application no.

98124180.5

Keywords:

Erfinderische Tätigkeit (nein)

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 84.744K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T041804.20060711
T 0278/05 () of 3.8.2006

Online on

03.11.2006

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

3.8.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61F 13/15

Application no.

95905082.4

Keywords:

Inventive step - no

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 26.069K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T027805.20060803
T 0581/05 () of 17.10.2006

Online on

03.11.2006

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

17.10.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61F 13/15

Application no.

97932086.8

Keywords:

Novelty (yes)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T058105.20061017
T 1449/05 () of 26.9.2006

Online on

03.11.2006

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

26.9.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H05B 31/00

Application no.

01000595.7

Keywords:

Main request: inventive step (no)
First and second auxiliary requests: not admitted

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 44.057K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T144905.20060926
T 0526/06 () of 30.10.2006

Online on

03.11.2006

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

30.10.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B60R 25/00

Application no.

99850215.7

Keywords:

Missing statement of grounds

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 15.261K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T052606.20061030
T 0629/06 () of 26.10.2006

Online on

03.11.2006

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

26.10.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G02C 9/00

Application no.

00109431.7

Keywords:

Missing statment of grounds
Implicit withdrawal of request for oral proceedings

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Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 16.551K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T062906.20061026
T 0561/01 (Die stamping press/PRECO INDUSTRIES) of 30.6.2006

Online on

02.11.2006

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

30.6.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 19/00
B26D 5/34

Application no.

92915010.0

Keywords:

Transfer of opposition - yes
Inventive step - no

Distribution

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Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 77.373K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T056101.20060630
T 1238/03 () of 13.9.2006

Online on

02.11.2006

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

13.9.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08L 29/04

Application no.

94903366.6

Keywords:

Interpretation of claim wording
Disclosure - sufficiency (yes)
Inventive step (yes)

Distribution

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Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 63.143K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T123803.20060913
T 0127/04 (Optical communication system/LUCENT) of 11.10.2006

Online on

02.11.2006

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

11.10.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04B 10/10

Application no.

01308076.7

Keywords:

Clarity - no
Oral proceedings held in absence of appellant

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Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 22.490K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T012704.20061011
T 0133/04 () of 26.4.2006

Online on

02.11.2006

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

26.4.2006

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C08G 63/08

Application no.

89120169.1

Keywords:

Änderungen - Erweiterung - bejaht

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 62.856K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T013304.20060426
T 0255/06 () of 27.9.2006

Online on

02.11.2006

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

27.9.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61F 13/64

Application no.

01944090.8

Keywords:

Clarity - yes

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Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 31.034K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T025506.20060927
T 0579/06 (Imaging system/GENERAL ELECTRIC COMPANY) of 27.10.2006

Online on

02.11.2006

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

27.10.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G05B 19/042

Application no.

99305592.0

Keywords:

Missing statement of grounds

Distribution

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Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 15.077K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T057906.20061027

October 2006

T 0782/03 (Compositions containing sunscreens/ICI) of 12.7.2006

Online on

31.10.2006

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

12.7.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 7/42

Application no.

94301882.0

Keywords:

Main and auxiliary requests 1 and 2: amendment (not allowable) - disclaimer - not accidental anticipation
Auxiliary requests 3, 4 and 5: not admitted as late filed and not clearly allowable

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 29.507K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T078203.20060712
T 1153/03 (Phased Array Antenne mit integrierter Hilfsantenne) of 1.9.2006

Online on

31.10.2006

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

1.9.2006

Proc. language

DE

IPC

H01Q 3/26

Application no.

99926676.0

Keywords:

Erfinderische Tätigkeit (nein; Haupt- und Hilfsantrag)

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 27.553K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T115303.20060901
T 0131/04 () of 16.10.2006

Online on

31.10.2006

Board

3.5.04

Decision date

16.10.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04N 5/44

Application no.

93104180.0

Keywords:

Inventive step - yes

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Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 31.438K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T013104.20061016
T 1237/04 () of 19.10.2006

Online on

31.10.2006

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

19.10.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H03M 13/27

Application no.

01307699.7

Keywords:

Claims - clarity (yes, after amendment)
Inventive step (yes)
Novelty (yes)

Distribution

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Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 23.773K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T123704.20061019
T 1380/04 (Glass fiber chopper apparatus and method) of 26.9.2006

Online on

31.10.2006

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

26.9.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

D01G 1/00

Application no.

97122316.9

Keywords:

Main request - amendment to overcome clarity problem; inadmissible due to principle of prohibition of reformatio in peius
First auxiliary request - clarity (yes); novelty (yes)
Introdution of new document into proceedings
Prior use allegation - late filed without sufficient justification
Remittal to first instance

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Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 46.722K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T138004.20060926
J 0005/05 () of 14.6.2006

Online on

30.10.2006

Board

3.1.01

Decision date

14.6.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

-

Application no.

03016876.9

Keywords:

According a filing date (yes)
Application documents in language of a Contracting Stateother than English, French or German; further requirements of Article 14(2) EPC met (no)

Distribution

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Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 36.670K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:J000505.20060614
T 0676/04 () of 20.9.2006

Online on

30.10.2006

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

20.9.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

E04B 1/00
E04B 1/82
E04B 1/84

Application no.

93916792.0

Keywords:

Parties to appeal - entitlement to appeal - adversely affected (no)
No reformatio in peius
Extended subject-matter (no)
Amendments - opposition proceedings
Claims - interpretation
Novelty (yes)
Inventive step (yes)

Distribution

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Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 41.648K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T067604.20060920
T 0872/04 (Electronic auctions/ARIBA) of 14.9.2006

Online on

30.10.2006

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

14.9.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 17/60

Application no.

01111712.4

Keywords:

Inventive step (no)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 28.822K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T087204.20060914
T 0918/04 (IL-8 binding inhibitor/CHUGAI SEIYAKU) of 27.9.2006

Online on

30.10.2006

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

27.9.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 45/00

Application no.

97919658.1

Keywords:

Inventive step (no)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 37.394K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T091804.20060927
T 1293/04 (Peptidomimetics/PEPTOR) of 7.9.2006

Online on

30.10.2006

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

7.9.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07K 1/04

Application no.

96928663.2

Keywords:

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

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 77.032K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T129304.20060907
T 1365/04 () of 10.8.2006

Online on

30.10.2006

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

10.8.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61F 13/15

Application no.

97950558.3

Keywords:

Inventive step (main request) - no
Clarity (second auxiliary request) - no
Admissibility (first, third and fourth auxiliary request) - no

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Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 29.119K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T136504.20060810
T 1542/05 () of 4.10.2006

Online on

30.10.2006

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

4.10.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B22D 11/10

Application no.

00106832.9

Keywords:

Missing Statement of Grounds

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 15.521K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T154205.20061004
T 0057/04 () of 10.10.2006

Online on

27.10.2006

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

10.10.2006

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G01M 1/06

Application no.

95932684.4

Keywords:

Haupt- und Hilfsantrag: erfinderische Tätigkeit verneint

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 39.915K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T005704.20061010
T 0143/04 () of 12.9.2006

Online on

27.10.2006

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

12.9.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61B 3/11

Application no.

95928139.5

Keywords:

Extended subject-matter (yes)
Diagnostic method (yes)

Distribution

B

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 31.280K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T014304.20060912
T 0342/04 () of 27.9.2006

Online on

27.10.2006

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

27.9.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01N 21/90

Application no.

95104785.1

Keywords:

Inventive step: no

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 36.462K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T034204.20060927
T 0568/04 () of 13.9.2006

Online on

27.10.2006

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

13.9.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01D 5/34

Application no.

96935168.3

Keywords:

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

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 50.478K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T056804.20060913
T 0854/04 (Wässrige Ascorbinsäure/AQUANOVA) of 19.9.2006

Online on

27.10.2006

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

19.9.2006

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A61K 9/107

Application no.

02026130.1

Keywords:

Änderungen: Erweiterung im Hauptantrag - bejaht
Änderungen: Erweiterung im ersten Hilfsantrag - verneint

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 36.210K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T085404.20060919
T 1018/04 (Adhesive film/JOHNSON & JOHNSON) of 30.8.2006

Online on

27.10.2006

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

30.8.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61L 15/58

Application no.

95301623.5

Keywords:

Document late filed (no) - filed with grounds of appeal
Main and first auxiliary request: (admitted) - minor amendments prompted by objection of opposing party - no reformatio in peius
Amendments (allowable)
Novelty (yes) - different means of realisation
Inventive step (no) - obvious alternative
Second auxiliary request: (not admitted) - late filed - not induced by fresh objections - feature taken from description - fresh case

Distribution

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Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 44.451K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T101804.20060830
T 1033/04 (Wide angle/MANTIS WILDLIFE) of 21.9.2006

Online on

27.10.2006

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

21.9.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G02B 13/00

Application no.

95109659.3

Keywords:

Withdrawal of appeal after announcement of final decision by the Board - no effect of the decision-taking procedure
Lack of clarity, added subject-matter, lack of inventive step
Non appearance at oral proceedings - dismissal of appeal on the grounds previously communicated to the appellant

Distribution

B

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 27.519K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T103304.20060921
T 0332/05 () of 28.9.2006

Online on

27.10.2006

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

28.9.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B65G 43/00

Application no.

99910916.8

Keywords:

Amendments not going beyond the application as filed
Remittal to the first instance

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 19.403K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T033205.20060928
T 0735/05 () of 30.8.2006

Online on

27.10.2006

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

30.8.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B24B 31/00

Application no.

96928033.8

Keywords:

Admissibility (main request: yes; first auxiliary request: no)
Extension beyond the content of the application as filed (yes)

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 30.835K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T073505.20060830
T 0956/05 (Suspension Aerosol Formulations/MINNESOTA MINING) of 10.8.2006

Online on

27.10.2006

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

10.8.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 9/00

Application no.

96200109.5

Keywords:

Inventive step (no) - no data supplied by the patentee to support improvement; further formulation obvious to obtain by replacing well known components

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 34.242K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T095605.20060810
T 1350/05 (Ketotifen composition/NOVARTIS AG, et al) of 26.9.2006

Online on

27.10.2006

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

26.9.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 9/00

Application no.

01124282.3

Keywords:

Added matter - no - claim restricted to a disclosed embodiment

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 22.378K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T135005.20060926
T 1187/06 () of 24.10.2006

Online on

27.10.2006

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

24.10.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H02K 5/24

Application no.

01110759.6

Keywords:

Admissibility of appeal - no
Reimbursement of appeal fee - no

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 18.493K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T118706.20061024
T 0468/00 () of 20.9.2006

Online on

26.10.2006

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

20.9.2006

Proc. language

FR

IPC

A61K 7/13

Application no.

94402695.4

Keywords:

Modifications : admissibles (non)
Saisine de la Grande Chambre (non) : question pas décisive pour l'issue du recours

Distribution

C

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 51.312K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T046800.20060920
T 1061/01 (Mischoxide) of 23.5.2006

Online on

26.10.2006

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

23.5.2006

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C09C 3/12

Application no.

95120194.6

Keywords:

Anspruch - zulässige Einschränkung
Neuheit (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit (ja)

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 87.712K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T106101.20060523
T 0566/03 () of 4.7.2006

Online on

26.10.2006

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

4.7.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B32B 27/32

Application no.

96112038.3

Keywords:

Main request: Compliance with Art. 123(2) (no)
Auxiliary request I: Compliance with Art. 84 (no)
Auxiliary request II: Compliance with Art. 123(2),(3) (yes)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 132.016K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T056603.20060704
T 1017/05 () of 21.9.2006

Online on

26.10.2006

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

21.9.2006

Proc. language

DE

IPC

H01R 9/03

Application no.

99950447.5

Keywords:

Unzulässige Erweiterung - Hauptantrag (nein), Hilfsantrag 2 (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hauptantrag, Hilfsanträge 1 und 3 (nein)
Zulässigkeit der verspätet eingereichten Hilfsanträge (ja)

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D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 46.593K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T101705.20060921
T 1123/06 () of 23.10.2006

Online on

26.10.2006

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

23.10.2006

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A61B 19/00

Application no.

04015308.2

Keywords:

Therapeutisches Verfahren (nein)

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 23.315K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T112306.20061023
T 0507/99 (Coatings/PPG) of 28.8.2002

Online on

26.10.2006

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

28.8.2002

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C03C 17/36

Application no.

92116446.3

Keywords:

Admissibility of the appeal (yes)
Novelty (yes)
Inventive step (yes)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 59.561K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2002:T050799.20020828
T 0013/01 () of 17.10.2006

Online on

25.10.2006

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

17.10.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B01J 33/00

Application no.

94915848.9

Keywords:

Agreement to text of the patent withdrawn - revocation

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 15.897K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T001301.20061017
T 0478/03 () of 9.10.2006

Online on

25.10.2006

Board

3.5.04

Decision date

9.10.2006

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G06K 19/077

Application no.

95116421.9

Keywords:

Entscheidung über die Beschwerde - Zurückverweisung (bejaht)

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 21.791K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T047803.20061009
T 0541/03 () of 19.9.2006

Online on

25.10.2006

Board

3.5.04

Decision date

19.9.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G11B 25/04

Application no.

99101775.7

Keywords:

Claims - clarity (yes)
Amendments - added subject matter (no)
Decision re appeals - remittal (yes)

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 22.971K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T054103.20060919
T 0409/04 () of 11.10.2006

Online on

25.10.2006

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

11.10.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F16H 59/02

Application no.

00122693.5

Keywords:

Novelty - yes
Remittal to the first instance for examining the question of inventive step

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 25.668K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T040904.20061011
T 0632/04 () of 20.7.2006

Online on

25.10.2006

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

20.7.2006

Proc. language

FR

IPC

F27B 7/20
C04B 7/43

Application no.

96401609.1

Keywords:

Nouveauté (oui)
Activité inventive (non)

Distribution

C

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 54.218K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T063204.20060720
T 1318/04 () of 8.8.2006

Online on

25.10.2006

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

8.8.2006

Proc. language

FR

IPC

G10L 5/06

Application no.

98402371.3

Keywords:

Nouveauté (non; requête principale et requête subsidiaire

Distribution

C

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 35.123K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T131804.20060808
T 0251/05 () of 21.9.2006

Online on

25.10.2006

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

21.9.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B23K 26/06

Application no.

97942816.6

Keywords:

Late-filed document - not admitted
Appeal introducing a new line of argumentation based on the late-filed document - not founded

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 28.848K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T025105.20060921
T 0270/04 (3-Cephem/OTSUKA) of 19.9.2006

Online on

24.10.2006

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

19.9.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07D 501/04

Application no.

99926869.1

Keywords:

Inventive step (yes) - simplified process - non-obvious solution

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 77.887K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T027004.20060919
T 0393/04 (Silica/PPG) of 10.5.2006

Online on

24.10.2006

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

10.5.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C01B 33/193

Application no.

91909506.7

Keywords:

Novelty: yes - after amendment (3rd auxiliary request)
Inventive step (yes)

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 55.820K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T039304.20060510
T 1115/04 () of 14.9.2006

Online on

24.10.2006

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

14.9.2006

Proc. language

DE

IPC

H05B 33/08

Application no.

00104197.9

Keywords:

Erfinderische Tätigkeit (ja)

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 34.233K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T111504.20060914
T 0410/05 () of 7.9.2006

Online on

24.10.2006

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

7.9.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C03B 9/193

Application no.

97101806.4

Keywords:

Inventive step (yes)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 31.457K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T041005.20060907
T 0452/05 (Coffee pads) of 30.8.2006

Online on

24.10.2006

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

30.8.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A47J 31/06

Application no.

98203309.4

Keywords:

Intervention of the assumed infringer
Novelty (yes) - implicit disclosure - generic/specific disclosure
Inventive step (no) - closest prior art - method step in device claim - reformulation of the problem

Distribution

B

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 48.777K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T045205.20060830
T 0934/05 () of 16.10.2006

Online on

24.10.2006

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

16.10.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B65F 1/14

Application no.

01914107.6

Keywords:

Substantial procedural violation - yes; essential reasoning first given in written decision
Non-appearance at oral proceedings - does not mean right to be heard has been observed when non-communicated reasons were given in the decision
Refund of appeal fee - yes
Remittal - yes

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 30.948K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T093405.20061016
W 0008/06 () of 19.10.2006

Online on

24.10.2006

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

19.10.2006

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B23Q 3/155

Application no.

-

Keywords:

A posteriori Beanstandung der Uneinheitlichkeit (verneint)

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 24.118K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:W000806.20061019
T 0030/02 (Xylanase/NOVOZYMES) of 9.10.2006

Online on

23.10.2006

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

9.10.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12N 9/42

Application no.

92908166.9

Keywords:

Objection to the change of representation by the appellant (overruled)
Added matter (no)
Novelty (yes)
Inventive step (yes)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 83.650K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T003002.20061009
T 0043/03 () of 16.10.2006

Online on

23.10.2006

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

16.10.2006

Proc. language

FR

IPC

C21D 8/02

Application no.

99103626.0

Keywords:

Modifications - extension au-delà du contenu de la demande initiale telle qu'elle a été déposée (non) - extension de l'objet de la demande au-delà du contenu de la demande telle qu'elle a été déposée (non)
Revendications - clarté (oui)
Nouveauté (oui)
Renvoi de l'affaire à la première instance (oui)

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D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 79.443K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T004303.20061016
T 0070/04 () of 25.8.2006

Online on

23.10.2006

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

25.8.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C21D 9/573

Application no.

96927908.2

Keywords:

Inventive step (no)
Auxiliary request filed at the end of the oral proceedings (not admitted)

Distribution

B

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 99.336K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T007004.20060825
T 1084/04 () of 6.10.2006

Online on

23.10.2006

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

6.10.2006

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B65D 65/02

Application no.

99124744.6

Keywords:

Neuheit - nach Änderung: ja
Zurückverweisung - ja

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 24.404K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T108404.20061006
T 0099/05 () of 29.8.2006

Online on

23.10.2006

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

29.8.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08K 5/16

Application no.

98117597.9

Keywords:

Inventive step (yes)
Apportionment of costs (yes)

Distribution

B

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 83.636K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T009905.20060829
T 0697/05 () of 19.9.2006

Online on

23.10.2006

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

19.9.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B05B 7/24

Application no.

01309259.8

Keywords:

Remittal based on filing of narrower claims producing a 'fresh case'

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 21.113K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T069705.20060919
T 1561/05 () of 17.10.2006

Online on

23.10.2006

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

17.10.2006

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B22D 11/128

Application no.

99909990.6

Keywords:

Parteistellung und rechtliches Gehör der Einsprechenden im Wiedereinsetzungsverfahren auf Antrag der Patentinhaberin (ja)
Bindungswirkung der Prüfungsrichtlinien für Beschwerdekammern (nein)
Wegfall des Hindernisses nach Art. 122(2) EPÜ
Kennenmüssen des Wegfalls durch zugelassenen Vertreter (ja)
Verhältnismäßigkeitsprüfung im Wiedereinsetzungsverfahren (nein)
Vorlage an die Große Beschwerdekammer (nein)

Distribution

B

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 41.261K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T156105.20061017
W 0014/05 (Revêtement/SAINT-GOBAIN) of 9.10.2006

Online on

23.10.2006

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

9.10.2006

Proc. language

FR

IPC

C03C 17/34

Application no.

-

Keywords:

Objection de manque d'unité a priori
Remboursement : oui, manque de motivation suffisante

Distribution

C

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 39.375K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:W001405.20061009
T 1186/01 () of 19.7.2006

Online on

20.10.2006

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

19.7.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

D06P 3/54

Application no.

96103901.3

Keywords:

Inventive step (no) - main request and first auxiliary request - problem and solution - obvious solution
Clarity (yes) - second auxiliary request
Remittal (yes) - second auxiliary request

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 58.947K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T118601.20060719
T 0992/03 (Chirurgische Behandlung/MEDI-PHYSICS) of 20.10.2006

Online on

20.10.2006

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

20.10.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01R 33/28

Application no.

99918429.4

Keywords:

physischer Eingriff am Körper zur Datensammlung - Verfahren zur Datensammlung im Zusammenhang mit einer chirurgischen Behandlung - Ausschluss vom Patentschutz nach Artikel 52 (4) EPÜ - Befassung der Großen Beschwerdekammer

Distribution

A

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 38.792K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T099203.20061020
T 0992/03 (Treatment by surgery/MEDI-PHYSICS) of 20.10.2006

Online on

20.10.2006

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

20.10.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01R 33/28

Application no.

99918429.4

Keywords:

Physical intervention on the body intended for data collection - method for data collection in connection with treatment by surgery - exclusion from patent protection under Article 52(4) EPC - referral to the Enlarged Board

Distribution

A

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 35.861K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T099203.20061020
T 0992/03 (Treatment by surgery/MEDI-PHYSICS) of 20.10.2006

Online on

20.10.2006

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

20.10.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01R 33/28

Application no.

99918429.4

Keywords:

Physical intervention on the body intended for data collection - method for data collection in connection with treatment by surgery - exclusion from patent protection under Article 52(4) EPC - referral to the Enlarged Board

Distribution

A

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 73.219K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T099203.20061020
T 0992/03 (Traitement chirurgical/MEDI-PHYSICS) of 20.10.2006

Online on

20.10.2006

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

20.10.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01R 33/28

Application no.

99918429.4

Keywords:

Intervention physique réalisée sur le corps et destinée au recueil de données - méthode de recueil de données dans le cadre d'un traitement chirurgical - exclusion de la protection par brevet en vertu de l'article 52(4) CBE - saisine de la Grande Chambre de recours

Distribution

A

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 38.009K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T099203.20061020
T 0223/04 (Heat-hardenable paint compositions/BASF) of 14.9.2006

Online on

20.10.2006

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

14.9.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C09D 201/06

Application no.

97929301.6

Keywords:

Inventive step (no): comparative examples - no comparison with the closest prior art - obvious solution

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 67.990K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T022304.20060914
T 0003/05 () of 12.9.2006

Online on

20.10.2006

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

12.9.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F16L 11/12

Application no.

96906165.4

Keywords:

Inventive step (no)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 44.514K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T000305.20060912
T 0830/05 (Stability/UNILEVER) of 25.8.2006

Online on

20.10.2006

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

25.8.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 7/50

Application no.

97903373.5

Keywords:

Inventive step (yes)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 78.148K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T083005.20060825
J 0010/05 () of 3.7.2006

Online on

19.10.2006

Board

3.1.01

Decision date

3.7.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H02M 1/12

Application no.

01107921.7

Keywords:

Restitio in integrum (no)
Designation fees not paid in due time
Time limits
Grace period

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 23.831K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:J001005.20060703
T 0199/00 () of 6.7.2006

Online on

19.10.2006

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

6.7.2006

Proc. language

FR

IPC

A61K 7/13

Application no.

95400532.8

Keywords:

Recours de l'opposante 04 contre une décision de révocation du brevet (irrecevable) : pas de grief
Nouveauté (oui) : double sélection - pas de modification spécifique des exemples au vu de l'enseignement géneral
Activité inventive (oui) : approche problème -solution - amélioration inattendue

Distribution

C

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 90.654K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T019900.20060706
T 1007/02 () of 18.10.2005

Online on

19.10.2006

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

18.10.2005

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B28B 7/00

Application no.

95120516.0

Keywords:

Erweiterung durch Änderungen (nein)
Neuheit (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit (ja)

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 77.285K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2005:T100702.20051018
T 1111/03 (Personal communicator/MEDIATEK) of 12.9.2006

Online on

19.10.2006

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

12.9.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04M 1/00

Application no.

94307981.4

Keywords:

Inventive step - (yes)

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 35.192K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T111103.20060912
T 0801/04 () of 26.9.2006

Online on

19.10.2006

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

26.9.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61B 17/84

Application no.

98308192.8

Keywords:

Main request: Clarity (yes)
New subject-matter (no)
Remittal to the first instance

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 53.691K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T080104.20060926
T 0977/04 () of 22.9.2006

Online on

19.10.2006

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

22.9.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01L 23/485

Application no.

97116886.9

Keywords:

Inventive step - yes (after amendment)

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 21.949K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T097704.20060922
T 1210/04 () of 10.10.2006

Online on

19.10.2006

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

10.10.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61M 1/10

Application no.

98961572.9

Keywords:

Extension of subject-matter (no, after amendments)

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 57.847K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T121004.20061010
T 1314/04 () of 11.10.2006

Online on

19.10.2006

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

11.10.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H05B 41/08

Application no.

99964496.6

Keywords:

Inventive step (no)

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 68.999K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T131404.20061011
T 0183/05 () of 7.9.2006

Online on

19.10.2006

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

7.9.2006

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B60J 7/12

Application no.

97105887.0

Keywords:

In Einklang mit G 0001/99 (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit (ja)

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 35.021K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T018305.20060907
T 0418/05 () of 12.9.2006

Online on

19.10.2006

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

12.9.2006

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B05C 3/10

Application no.

97909346.5

Keywords:

Neuheit - ja, keine implizite Offenbarung
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - ja

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 93.091K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T041805.20060912
T 0904/05 (Hepatitis/SYSMEX) of 26.9.2006

Online on

19.10.2006

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

26.9.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01N 33/576

Application no.

97107368.9

Keywords:

Revocation of the patent upon patentee's request

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 52.590K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T090405.20060926
T 0728/04 () of 6.9.2006

Online on

18.10.2006

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

6.9.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61B 3/12

Application no.

97306547.7

Keywords:

Inventive step (yes, after amendments)

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 72.953K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T072804.20060906
T 0878/04 () of 19.9.2006

Online on

18.10.2006

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

19.9.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H02J 7/04

Application no.

94917232.4

Keywords:

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

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 71.232K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T087804.20060919
T 0647/05 () of 1.8.2006

Online on

18.10.2006

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

1.8.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B29C 35/08

Application no.

96931353.5

Keywords:

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

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 42.174K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T064705.20060801
T 0716/05 () of 30.8.2006

Online on

18.10.2006

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

30.8.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B21C 23/00

Application no.

00969673.3

Keywords:

Interlocutory revision - repayment of appeal fee (no)

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 55.796K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T071605.20060830
T 0126/00 () of 20.7.2006

Online on

17.10.2006

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

20.7.2006

Proc. language

FR

IPC

A61K 7/13

Application no.

95400533.6

Keywords:

Nouveauté (oui) - combinaison de composés non divulguée dans l'art antérieur
Activité inventive (oui): état de la technique le plus proche cité dans le brevet - amélioration inattendue

Distribution

C

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 79.946K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T012600.20060720
T 0531/04 (Combination therapy for HCV/SCHERING) of 18.11.2005

Online on

17.10.2006

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

18.11.2005

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 38/21

Application no.

98306332.2

Keywords:

Objection under Art. 123(3) EPC (not admitted); right to priority (no); inventive step (no); referral to the EBA (no)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 104.479K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2005:T053104.20051118
T 0557/04 () of 19.7.2006

Online on

17.10.2006

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

19.7.2006

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C09C 1/02

Application no.

98946408.6

Keywords:

Ausführbarkeit (verneint)

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 76.433K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T055704.20060719
T 0457/04 () of 7.9.2006

Online on

16.10.2006

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

7.9.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07C 67/38

Application no.

00910854.9

Keywords:

Inventive step (no): - improvement (yes) - same technical problem in prior art - solution obvious

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 67.289K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T045704.20060907
T 0576/04 (Networked injection presses/NEGRI BOSSI) of 7.9.2006

Online on

16.10.2006

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

7.9.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G05B 19/418

Application no.

00113429.5

Keywords:

Inventive step - no

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 61.888K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T057604.20060907
T 0679/04 (Transmission system/MATSUSHITA) of 5.10.2006

Online on

16.10.2006

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

5.10.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04N 7/08

Application no.

99124105.0

Keywords:

Presentation of information (no)
Remittal (yes)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 62.355K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T067904.20061005
T 0106/04 (Berth/KVAERNER) of 16.5.2006

Online on

13.10.2006

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

16.5.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A47C 17/40

Application no.

96303696.7

Keywords:

Main request and second auxiliary request - inventive step (no)
First auxiliary request filed during oral proceedings inadmissible because raised issues could not be dealt with without adjournment of the oral proceedings
Third auxiliary request - inventive step (yes)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 59.078K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T010604.20060516
T 0794/04 () of 22.9.2006

Online on

13.10.2006

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

22.9.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A23K 1/16

Application no.

99956363.8

Keywords:

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

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 65.864K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T079404.20060922
T 1183/04 () of 19.9.2006

Online on

13.10.2006

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

19.9.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61B 5/042

Application no.

97900037.9

Keywords:

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

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 63.743K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T118304.20060919
T 0448/05 (Composition for cellular internalization/THE PENN STATE RESEARCH … of 12.9.2006

Online on

13.10.2006

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

12.9.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 9/06

Application no.

97908818.4

Keywords:

Added matter (no)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 61.484K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T044805.20060912
T 0681/03 (Automatic dishwashing composition/PROCTER) of 22.8.2006

Online on

12.10.2006

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

22.8.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C11D 3/39

Application no.

97942412.4

Keywords:

Inventive step of all requests (no): alleged effects not credibly demonstrated to have been achieved over the whole claimed area

Distribution

C

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 69.291K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T068103.20060822
T 0006/04 (NMR imaging with simulation of the pulse sequence) of 21.7.2006

Online on

12.10.2006

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

21.7.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01R 33/54

Application no.

93105339.1

Keywords:

Inventive step (no; main request and second auxiliary request)
Clarity (no; first auxiliary request)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 87.198K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T000604.20060721
T 1212/04 () of 12.7.2006

Online on

12.10.2006

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

12.7.2006

Proc. language

FR

IPC

G01G 19/414

Application no.

01936700.2

Keywords:

Requête de report de la date de procédure orale en raison de l'indisponibilité de l'inventeur pour des raisons médicales (rejetée)
Modifications - extension de l'objet de la demande (oui)
Activité inventive (non) - caractéristique sans effet ou fonction technique ne contribuant pas à l'activité inventive

Distribution

B

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 73.317K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T121204.20060712
T 0235/04 (Composition for dyeing of human hair/KAO) of 29.6.2006

Online on

11.10.2006

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

29.6.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 7/13

Application no.

96112012.8

Keywords:

Novelty (yes)
Inventive step (no) - effect not made credible within the whole breadth of claim - reformulation of technical problem - obvious solution

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 82.445K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T023504.20060629
T 0603/04 () of 25.9.2006

Online on

11.10.2006

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

25.9.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01B 11/06

Application no.

96305828.4

Keywords:

Inventive step (yes)
Reimbursement of appeal fee (no: no substantial procedural violation) - refusal decision following re-opening and continuation of proceedings after interlocutory revision of a previous refusal decision tainted by a substantial procedural violation and reimbursement of the appeal fee; decision raising essentially the same substantive issues as the previous decision: ultra vires (no)

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C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 80.361K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T060304.20060925
T 0644/04 (Antennensystem/HIRSCHMANN) of 6.10.2006

Online on

11.10.2006

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

6.10.2006

Proc. language

DE

IPC

H04B 17/00

Application no.

01900420.9

Keywords:

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - nach Änderung (ja)

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 70.779K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T064404.20061006
T 0288/05 (Detergent tablet/PROCTER & GAMBLE) of 7.9.2006

Online on

11.10.2006

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

7.9.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C11D 17/00

Application no.

99870039.7

Keywords:

Added subject-matter (main request): yes
Added subject-matter (first auxiliary request): no
Novelty and inventive step (first auxiliary request): yes
Admissibility of documents filed for the first time with the grounds of appeal: yes

Distribution

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Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 82.771K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T028805.20060907
T 0612/00 () of 21.9.2006

Online on

10.10.2006

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

21.9.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

D01F 1/04

Application no.

89123166.4

Keywords:

Agreement to text of the patent withdrawn - revocation

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 52.231K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T061200.20060921
T 0463/03 (Signal Processor/PHILIPS) of 8.9.2006

Online on

10.10.2006

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

8.9.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 7/544

Application no.

97925232.7

Keywords:

Inventive step (both requests) - no

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 24.411K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T046303.20060908
T 0423/05 () of 27.7.2006

Online on

10.10.2006

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

27.7.2006

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A61C 13/265

Application no.

99810053.1

Keywords:

Klarheit (ja, nach Änderungen)
Neuheit, erfinderische Tätigkeit (ja)

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 62.034K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T042305.20060727
T 0990/01 () of 25.7.2006

Online on

09.10.2006

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

25.7.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B01J 23/52

Application no.

93909144.3

Keywords:

Disclaimer - disclosed in the application as filed (no) - based on an accidental anticipation (no) - allowable (no)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 76.305K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T099001.20060725
T 0923/03 (Treatment of multi-drug resistant cancer/HADASIT & ALZA) of 1.8.2006

Online on

09.10.2006

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

1.8.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 9/127

Application no.

99963103.9

Keywords:

Sufficiency of disclosure: main request (no), lack of disclosure which cannot be overcome with the common general knowledge in the field; auxiliary request (yes)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 81.643K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T092303.20060801
T 0374/04 (OFDM block code/SAMSUNG) of 8.9.2006

Online on

09.10.2006

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

8.9.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04L 27/26

Application no.

00302323.1

Keywords:

Main request - clarity - no
First auxiliary request - inventive step - no
Second auxiliary request allowable

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 70.995K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T037404.20060908
T 0610/04 (Verfahren zur Sprachsteuerung/BOSCH) of 1.8.2006

Online on

09.10.2006

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

1.8.2006

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G05B 19/042

Application no.

95932623.2

Keywords:

Erfinderische Tätigkeit (nicht abschließend beurteilt)
Verspätet vorgebrachte Tatsachen und Beweismittel (Zulassung in das Verfahren)
Entscheidung über die Beschwerde - Zurückverweisung an die erste Instanz

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D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 69.438K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T061004.20060801
T 0943/01 (Aerosol formulations/BOEHRINGER) of 23.3.2006

Online on

06.10.2006

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

23.3.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 9/00

Application no.

94903467.2

Keywords:

Admissibility of requests filed late during oral proceedings (no): no proper justification for the lateness
Inventive step (no): obvious alternative solution to a known problem

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 134.399K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T094301.20060323
T 0984/02 () of 29.9.2006

Online on

06.10.2006

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

29.9.2006

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B65D 8/00

Application no.

96940987.9

Keywords:

Erfinderische Tätigkeit (ja)

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 64.669K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T098402.20060929
T 0580/04 () of 27.7.2006

Online on

06.10.2006

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

27.7.2006

Proc. language

DE

IPC

E04F 15/04

Application no.

01909620.5

Keywords:

Neuheit (bejaht)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit (bejaht)

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 66.002K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T058004.20060727
T 0012/05 (Complémentation/TRANSGENE) of 30.6.2006

Online on

06.10.2006

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

30.6.2006

Proc. language

FR

IPC

C12N 5/16

Application no.

98124039.3

Keywords:

Requête principale : extension du contenu de la demande initiale (non)
Extension de la protection (non)
Matière ajoutée (non)
Clarté et support dans la description (oui)
Suffisance de description (oui)
Activité inventive (oui)

Distribution

C

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 105.714K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T001205.20060630
T 0667/05 () of 8.6.2006

Online on

06.10.2006

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

8.6.2006

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B65G 53/24

Application no.

97111769.2

Keywords:

Wirksame Inanspruchnahme der Priorität - bejaht
Verspätestes Vorbringen - nicht zugelassen
Neuheit - bejaht
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - bejaht

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 90.670K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T066705.20060608
T 0152/06 () of 5.10.2006

Online on

06.10.2006

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

5.10.2006

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B41F 19/06

Application no.

98101498.8

Keywords:

Fehlende Begründung

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 52.414K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T015206.20061005
T 1444/04 () of 23.6.2006

Online on

05.10.2006

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

23.6.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A47G 9/02

Application no.

95930782.8

Keywords:

Extension of the protection conferred (yes)
Clarity (no)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 65.246K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T144404.20060623
T 0744/05 () of 20.9.2006

Online on

05.10.2006

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

20.9.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A47G 21/18

Application no.

00917217.2

Keywords:

Novelty (no)

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 58.301K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T074405.20060920
T 0778/06 () of 20.9.2006

Online on

05.10.2006

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

20.9.2006

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A63C 9/00

Application no.

02709952.2

Keywords:

Erfinderische Tätigkeit (ja)
Verspätete Abhilfe - Zuständigkeit
Änderung, die Einwände auf die sich die angefochtene Entscheidung stützt, gegenstandslos macht
Zurückverweisung an die erste Instanz
Rückzahlung der Beschwerdegebühr (nein)

Distribution

B

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 63.619K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T077806.20060920
T 1208/03 (Ester based lubricants/UNICHEMA) of 10.8.2006

Online on

04.10.2006

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

10.8.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C10M 105/34

Application no.

95937060.2

Keywords:

Main request: disclosure of a combination of features as claimed - support in the application as filed (yes)
Auxiliary request: inventive step (yes) - non-obvious solution

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 73.421K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T120803.20060810
T 1120/04 () of 15.9.2006

Online on

04.10.2006

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

15.9.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61F 13/15

Application no.

95930985.7

Keywords:

Document filed late shortly before oral proceedings (admitted)
Remittal (yes)
Apportionment of costs (no)

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 72.316K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T112004.20060915
T 0399/05 () of 19.9.2006

Online on

04.10.2006

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

19.9.2006

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C02F 11/18

Application no.

99968313.9

Keywords:

Unzulässige Erweiterung (nein)

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 69.454K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T039905.20060919
T 0534/06 (No grounds of appeal filed) of 28.9.2006

Online on

04.10.2006

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

28.9.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61F 13/15

Application no.

98955201.3

Keywords:

-

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 51.850K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T053406.20060928
T 1021/01 () of 19.6.2006

Online on

02.10.2006

Board

3.5.04

Decision date

19.6.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04N 5/44

Application no.

93101134.0

Keywords:

Inventive step (yes)

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 69.299K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T102101.20060619
T 0581/02 () of 1.6.2006

Online on

02.10.2006

Board

3.5.04

Decision date

1.6.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04N 5/44

Application no.

94109332.0

Keywords:

Main request - novelty (no)
First auxiliary request - clarity (no)
Second auxiliary request - clarity, novelty, inventive step (yes)
Document not admitted by the opposition division (admitted because submitted in due time)
Substantial procedural violation (no - error of judgment)
Reimbursement of appeal fee (no)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 85.632K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T058102.20060601
T 0332/04 (Bound mineral wool/ISOVER) of 31.8.2006

Online on

02.10.2006

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

31.8.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C03C 25/26

Application no.

98101836.9

Keywords:

Allowability under Art. 123 EPC (yes)
Admissibility of a dependent claim under R. 57a EPC (yes)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 65.265K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T033204.20060831

September 2006

T 0420/04 () of 7.9.2006

Online on

29.09.2006

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

7.9.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61B 5/0488

Application no.

95919215.4

Keywords:

Late-filed claims (not admissible)
Clarity - (no)

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 63.320K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T042004.20060907
T 0496/04 () of 18.7.2006

Online on

29.09.2006

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

18.7.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C22C 21/00

Application no.

93921213.0

Keywords:

Inventive step (yes)
Reformatio in peius (no)
Technical expert - replacement (yes)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 86.141K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T049604.20060718
T 0235/05 () of 28.9.2006

Online on

29.09.2006

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

28.9.2006

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B65H 19/10

Application no.

97111123.2

Keywords:

Erfinderische Tätigkeit (nein)
Verletzung des Anspruchs auf rechtliches Gehör (nein)

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 61.522K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T023505.20060928
T 0556/05 () of 27.9.2006

Online on

29.09.2006

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

27.9.2006

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B65D 65/02

Application no.

00978974.4

Keywords:

Abhilfe (ja)
Zurückverweisung an die erste Instanz (ja)

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 55.868K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T055605.20060927
T 0942/03 (Hybrid caching system/SUN MICROSYSTEMS) of 21.9.2006

Online on

28.09.2006

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

21.9.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 12/08

Application no.

96309360.4

Keywords:

Novelty (yes)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 60.077K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T094203.20060921
T 0730/04 () of 14.9.2006

Online on

28.09.2006

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

14.9.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61M 16/00

Application no.

96943601.3

Keywords:

Added subject-matter (yes)

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 55.018K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T073004.20060914
T 1449/04 () of 20.6.2006

Online on

28.09.2006

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

20.6.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61F 13/15

Application no.

96307532.0

Keywords:

Amendments main request: generalisation of specific embodiment; auxiliary request: added subject-matter (no)
Claims - clarity (yes)
Disclosure - enabling
Inventive step - (yes)

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 75.559K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T144904.20060620
T 0507/99 (Coatings II/PPG) of 28.9.2006

Online on

28.09.2006

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

28.9.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C03C 17/36

Application no.

92116446.3

Keywords:

Allowability of disclaimers: no - main request, yes - auxiliary request

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 37.478K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T050799.20060928
D 0007/05 () of 17.7.2006

Online on

27.09.2006

Board

DBA

Decision date

17.7.2006

Proc. language

DE

IPC

-

Application no.

-

Keywords:

-

Distribution

A

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 67.599K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:D000705.20060717
T 0174/05 () of 28.6.2006

Online on

27.09.2006

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

28.6.2006

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B60J 7/00

Application no.

98123858.7

Keywords:

Erfinderische Tätigkeit (ja)

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 64.852K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T017405.20060628
T 0242/05 () of 20.9.2006

Online on

27.09.2006

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

20.9.2006

Proc. language

FR

IPC

F21S 8/08
F21W 111/02

Application no.

99402226.7

Keywords:

Requête en remboursement de la taxe de recours - recevabilité (non)

Distribution

B

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 60.104K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T024205.20060920
T 0394/04 () of 13.7.2006

Online on

26.09.2006

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

13.7.2006

Proc. language

FR

IPC

B32B 17/10

Application no.

94401649.2

Keywords:

Nouveauté - oui
Activité inventive - non

Distribution

C

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 77.114K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T039404.20060713
T 1080/04 () of 13.9.2006

Online on

26.09.2006

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

13.9.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H03F 1/32

Application no.

01301947.6

Keywords:

Novelty - no (all requests)

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 65.216K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T108004.20060913
T 1515/05 () of 5.9.2006

Online on

26.09.2006

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

5.9.2006

Proc. language

DE

IPC

D01H 5/26

Application no.

99106080.7

Keywords:

Erfinderische Tätigkeit (ja)

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 62.132K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T151505.20060905
T 0889/04 () of 12.9.2006

Online on

25.09.2006

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

12.9.2006

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F41G 1/48

Application no.

00940288.4

Keywords:

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - nach Änderung (ja)

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 66.903K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T088904.20060912
T 1175/04 () of 29.6.2006

Online on

25.09.2006

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

29.6.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B29C 45/17

Application no.

98308559.8

Keywords:

Clarity (yes)
Extension beyond the content of the application as filed (no)
Inventive step (yes)

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 23.890K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T117504.20060629
T 0091/05 () of 30.8.2006

Online on

25.09.2006

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

30.8.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01P 5/18

Application no.

01107928.2

Keywords:

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

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 67.846K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T009105.20060830
T 1553/05 () of 25.8.2006

Online on

25.09.2006

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

25.8.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01Q 3/26

Application no.

95926635.4

Keywords:

Missing statement of grounds

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 51.946K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T155305.20060825
T 0655/06 () of 15.9.2006

Online on

25.09.2006

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

15.9.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G05B 19/418

Application no.

98906058.7

Keywords:

Missing statement of grounds
Implicit withdrawal of request for oral proceedings

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ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T065506.20060915
T 0916/02 () of 15.9.2006

Online on

22.09.2006

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

15.9.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C22B 7/02

Application no.

97203326.0

Keywords:

Extension beyond content of application as filed (no
after amendment)
Claim - formulation to include all essential features (yes
after amendment)
Novelty (yes)
Inventive step (yes)

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 80.456K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T091602.20060915
T 1173/02 () of 13.6.2006

Online on

22.09.2006

Board

3.5.04

Decision date

13.6.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04N 1/60

Application no.

95920296.1

Keywords:

Amended claims - clarity (no)
Late-filed request - admitted (no)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T117302.20060613
T 0190/03 (Multiple subtitles/EDICO) of 29.3.2006

Online on

22.09.2006

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

29.3.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04N 7/087

Application no.

94116589.6

Keywords:

Inventive step - all requests (no)
Common general knowledge including routine design skills

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 76.899K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T019003.20060329
T 0378/03 (Cyclic peroxides/AKZO NOBEL) of 4.7.2006

Online on

22.09.2006

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

4.7.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07D 323/00

Application no.

95926943.2

Keywords:

Main and auxiliary request: inventive step (no) - no improvement - no teaching away - obvious solution

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C

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 89.893K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T037803.20060704
T 0120/04 (Hand cleanser/ILLINOIS) of 20.6.2006

Online on

22.09.2006

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

20.6.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A47L 13/17

Application no.

94301802.8

Keywords:

Public prior use: established (yes)
Lack of novelty (main and first auxiliary requests)
Lack of inventive step (second auxiliary request)

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C

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 74.146K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T012004.20060620
T 0385/05 () of 6.7.2006

Online on

22.09.2006

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

6.7.2006

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A61C 1/00

Application no.

98921433.3

Keywords:

Erfinderische Tätigkeit (nein)

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Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 60.939K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T038505.20060706
T 0523/05 () of 25.7.2006

Online on

22.09.2006

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

25.7.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C21C 5/46

Application no.

00930801.6

Keywords:

Clarity, novelty, inventive step (yes, after amendment)

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 58.941K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T052305.20060725
T 1538/05 () of 28.8.2006

Online on

22.09.2006

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

28.8.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F03G 7/00

Application no.

00938954.5

Keywords:

Discovery (yes)
Invention (no)
Industrial application (no)

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 64.960K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T153805.20060828
T 0201/06 () of 18.9.2006

Online on

22.09.2006

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

18.9.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 1/00

Application no.

03012292.3

Keywords:

Missing statement of grounds
Withdrawal of request for oral proceedings

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 51.526K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T020106.20060918
T 0594/06 () of 26.7.2006

Online on

22.09.2006

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

26.7.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B05D 5/10

Application no.

03728989.9

Keywords:

Missing statement of grounds

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 51.188K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T059406.20060726
T 0191/02 (Refractory material/VESUVIUS) of 10.7.2006

Online on

21.09.2006

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

10.7.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C04B 35/622

Application no.

98300472.2

Keywords:

Novelty (yes)
Inventive step (yes)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 71.646K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T019102.20060710
T 0497/03 (Vinylidene fluoride polymer dispersion/DAIKIN) of 8.8.2006

Online on

21.09.2006

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

8.8.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C09D 127/16

Application no.

94927057.3

Keywords:

Main request: sufficiency of disclosure (yes)
Novelty (yes) - non unambiguous disclosure
Remittal (yes) - prior use and inventive step not decided by the first instance

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 73.796K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T049703.20060808
T 0014/04 () of 25.7.2006

Online on

21.09.2006

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

25.7.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C03B 37/05

Application no.

92902262.2

Keywords:

Allowability of amendments (yes)
Novelty (yes)
Inventive step (main and auxiliary request - no)

Distribution

C

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 101.659K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T001404.20060725
T 0202/04 () of 27.7.2006

Online on

21.09.2006

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

27.7.2006

Proc. language

FR

IPC

B65D 83/14

Application no.

98929544.9

Keywords:

Recevabilité de l'opposition (oui)
Extension de l'objet de la demande (oui)

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C

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Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 71.522K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T020204.20060727
T 0892/04 () of 13.7.2006

Online on

21.09.2006

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

13.7.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C21D 8/02

Application no.

98908563.4

Keywords:

Extension of subject-matter beyond content of application as originally filed (yes; main request - inadmissible extraction of isolated feature, first and third auxiliary request - inadmissible generalisation)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T089204.20060713
T 1354/04 (Cellulosic transfer layer) of 15.9.2006

Online on

21.09.2006

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

15.9.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61F 13/15

Application no.

96936947.9

Keywords:

Combination of claimed features not disclosed in application as originally filed

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 62.879K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T135404.20060915
T 0755/05 (Separating/ATLAS COPCO) of 2.8.2006

Online on

21.09.2006

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

2.8.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B01D 17/022

Application no.

00937051.1

Keywords:

Extension of the protection conferred: no
Inventive step: yes

Distribution

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Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 93.618K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T075505.20060802
T 0736/04 () of 25.7.2006

Online on

20.09.2006

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

25.7.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A24C 5/47

Application no.

96830505.2

Keywords:

Admissibility of an auxiliary request filed during oral proceedings (no)
Novelty - claim 1 as granted (no) - claim 1 according to the set of claims M1 (no)
Inventive step of claim 1 according to the set of claims M2 (no)

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 75.880K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T073604.20060725
T 0015/05 () of 7.9.2006

Online on

20.09.2006

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

7.9.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61F 13/15

Application no.

97122022.3

Keywords:

Added subject-matter - (yes)

Distribution

C

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 26.947K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T001505.20060907
T 1232/05 () of 6.9.2006

Online on

20.09.2006

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

6.9.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01R 9/00

Application no.

95939966.8

Keywords:

Inventive step - after amendment (yes)

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Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 66.481K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T123205.20060906
T 1599/05 () of 12.9.2006

Online on

20.09.2006

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

12.9.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04L 9/00

Application no.

87905893.1

Keywords:

Missing statement of grounds

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D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 52.963K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T159905.20060912
T 0911/00 () of 1.6.2006

Online on

18.09.2006

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

1.6.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

D01F 9/08

Application no.

90108074.7

Keywords:

Inventive step (yes) - problem and solution - (non-obvious solution)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 78.549K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T091100.20060601
T 1197/02 () of 12.7.2006

Online on

18.09.2006

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

12.7.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61B 3/024

Application no.

95917232.1

Keywords:

Diagnostic method (yes)
Apparatus formally acceptable (after amendments)

Distribution

B

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 68.840K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T119702.20060712
T 0817/03 (Kristalliner D-Sorbit/MG TECHNOLOGIES) of 28.6.2006

Online on

18.09.2006

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

28.6.2006

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C07C 29/78

Application no.

97935531.0

Keywords:

Erfinderische Tätigkeit (nein) - naheliegendes, weiteres Verfahren

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 71.812K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T081703.20060628
T 1176/03 () of 27.7.2006

Online on

18.09.2006

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

27.7.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A23D 7/015

Application no.

94906187.3

Keywords:

Main request - novelty (yes); inventive step(no)
Auxiliary requests 1 to 4 - inventive step (no)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 83.961K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T117603.20060727
T 0173/04 () of 4.7.2006

Online on

18.09.2006

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

4.7.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F25J 3/04

Application no.

95301381.0

Keywords:

Inventive step (yes)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 135.118K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T017304.20060704
T 0175/04 (Zeolite-based ethylbenzene process/DOW) of 1.6.2006

Online on

18.09.2006

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

1.6.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07C 15/073

Application no.

97944611.9

Keywords:

Inventive step (yes) - non-obvious solution

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 74.015K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T017504.20060601
T 0381/04 (Brush pressure system/BRISCOE) of 4.7.2006

Online on

18.09.2006

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

4.7.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A47L 11/30

Application no.

95900869.9

Keywords:

Undisclosed generalisation

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D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 63.965K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T038104.20060704
T 0170/05 () of 13.7.2006

Online on

18.09.2006

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

13.7.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61F 13/00

Application no.

97913610.8

Keywords:

Disclosure - enabling
Claims - clarity (yes)
Novelty - (main request - no)
First and second auxiliary request: Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (no)
Third and fourth auxiliary request: not admitted, late-filed, not prima facie allowable

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 39.423K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T017005.20060713
T 1193/05 (Preparation of microparticles/ELKERMES CONTROLLED THERAPEUTICS, INC.) of 7.8.2006

Online on

18.09.2006

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

7.8.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 9/50

Application no.

95901961.3

Keywords:

Auxiliary request 1, Article 123(3) - no: deletion of the disclaimer increases the scope of protection vis à vis the claims as granted
Auxiliary request 2 - Article 123(3) - yes: scope of the disclaimer distinct from the scope of the restricted claims, so that its deletion does not effect its scope
Remittal - yes - unexamined grounds of opposition

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 70.983K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T119305.20060807
T 0099/06 () of 21.7.2006

Online on

18.09.2006

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

21.7.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61L 15/34

Application no.

99953011.6

Keywords:

Novelty (yes - after amendment)
Request for remittal

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 22.421K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T009906.20060721
T 0505/02 () of 6.4.2006

Online on

15.09.2006

Board

3.5.04

Decision date

6.4.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04N 3/30

Application no.

93303063.7

Keywords:

Novelty (yes)
Inventive step - (yes) after amendment
Late submitted material - documents admitted (yes)

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 74.825K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T050502.20060406
T 0546/03 () of 9.5.2006

Online on

15.09.2006

Board

3.5.04

Decision date

9.5.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G11B 5/55

Application no.

95904879.4

Keywords:

Main request, auxiliary request 1: amendments - added subject-matter (yes)
Auxiliary request 2: inventive step - no

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 70.583K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T054603.20060509
T 0933/03 () of 27.7.2006

Online on

15.09.2006

Board

3.5.04

Decision date

27.7.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04N 1/48

Application no.

97307406.5

Keywords:

Clarity (yes) after amendment
Inventive step (yes) after amendment

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 66.700K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T093303.20060727
T 0073/04 (Mähmaschine/KRONE) of 28.7.2006

Online on

15.09.2006

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

28.7.2006

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A01D 34/66

Application no.

98108303.3

Keywords:

Hauptantrag: Fehlende Neuheit
1. Hilfsantrag: unzulässige Änderung
2. Hilfsantrag: keine Anpassung der Beschreibung an den Wortlaut des geänderten Anspruchs 1

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D

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Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 67.993K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T007304.20060728
T 0252/04 (Backplane-Steuerung/RIETER) of 25.7.2006

Online on

15.09.2006

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

25.7.2006

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G05B 19/418

Application no.

94116825.4

Keywords:

Erfinderische Tätigkeit (Haupt- und Hilfsanträge) - verneint

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 73.577K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T025204.20060725
T 0371/04 (Messaging system/CRANBERRY) of 4.7.2006

Online on

15.09.2006

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

4.7.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04N 11/00

Application no.

97930053.0

Keywords:

Inventive step (no)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 62.708K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T037104.20060704
T 1291/04 () of 26.7.2006

Online on

15.09.2006

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

26.7.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B07C 1/00

Application no.

89312470.1

Keywords:

Disclosure - enabling (yes)
Inventive step (yes)

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 70.764K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T129104.20060726
T 0204/05 (Granular detergent/UNILEVER) of 17.7.2006

Online on

15.09.2006

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

17.7.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C11D 17/06

Application no.

96944574.1

Keywords:

Sufficiency of disclosure (main and auxiliary request): yes
Novelty (main request): no - claim 1 not excluding intermediate processing steps not involving the build up of particles
Novelty (auxiliary request): yes - clay is not a detergent builder
Remittal: yes

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 69.107K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T020405.20060717
T 0311/05 (Soap bar/UNILEVER) of 4.9.2006

Online on

15.09.2006

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

4.9.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C11D 9/36

Application no.

97926002.3

Keywords:

Withdrawal of the agreement to the text of the patent - revocation of the patent

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 52.531K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T031105.20060904
T 1204/05 (d-Limonène/PRODENE KLINT) of 7.8.2006

Online on

15.09.2006

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

7.8.2006

Proc. language

FR

IPC

A61K 7/50

Application no.

00400888.4

Keywords:

Activité inventive (non) : l'état de la technique a mis à la disposition de l'homme du metier des suggestions pour réduire la concentration de d-limonène

Distribution

C

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Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 70.920K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T120405.20060807
T 0009/04 () of 8.9.2006

Online on

14.09.2006

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

8.9.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61B 5/055

Application no.

95307833.4

Keywords:

Method excluded by Article 52(4) EPC (10)

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D

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 60.763K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T000904.20060908
T 0158/04 () of 22.6.2006

Online on

14.09.2006

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

22.6.2006

Proc. language

DE

IPC

E06B 3/667

Application no.

97940054.6

Keywords:

-

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 68.638K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T015804.20060622
T 0718/04 (Protocol revision/LUCENT) of 5.9.2006

Online on

14.09.2006

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

5.9.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04Q 7/38

Application no.

01303940.9

Keywords:

Inventive step - no

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D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 70.735K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T071804.20060905
T 1201/04 () of 1.8.2006

Online on

14.09.2006

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

1.8.2006

Proc. language

DE

IPC

H02K 15/02

Application no.

97953616.6

Keywords:

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - ja nach Änderung

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Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 67.943K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T120104.20060801
J 0037/03 (Withdrawal of application/3M I) of 15.3.2006

Online on

13.09.2006

Board

3.1.01

Decision date

15.3.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F21V 8/00

Application no.

99908592.1

Keywords:

Conditional withdrawal of application (effective) - correction of withdrawal of application (no)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 29.653K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:J003703.20060315
J 0038/03 (Withdrawal of application/3M II) of 15.3.2006

Online on

13.09.2006

Board

3.1.01

Decision date

15.3.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F21V 8/00

Application no.

99909944.3

Keywords:

Conditional withdrawal of application (effective) - correction of withdrawal of application (no)

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C

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 29.653K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2006:J003803.20060315
T 1193/03 (Method of preparing a vaccine composition comprising hepatitis B … of 2.2.2006

Online on

13.09.2006

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

2.2.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 39/295

Application no.

93912750.2

Keywords:

Sole request - inventive step (no)

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C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 74.246K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T119303.20060202
T 1364/04 () of 6.7.2006

Online on

13.09.2006

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

6.7.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61F 13/15

Application no.

99909466.7

Keywords:

Amendments - broadening of claim (no)
Claims - clarity (yes)
Novelty (yes)
Inventive step (yes - after amendment)

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 47.195K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T136404.20060706
T 0046/05 () of 7.6.2006

Online on

13.09.2006

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

7.6.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08G 2/18

Application no.

95201699.6

Keywords:

Amendments - added subject matter (yes) main request, 1st-4th auxiliary requests
Novelty - fifth auxiliary request - (yes)
Inventive step - fifth auxiliary request - (yes)

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 117.836K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T004605.20060607
T 0759/03 (FIV/ST. VINCENT'S INSTITUTE, et al) of 17.8.2006

Online on

12.09.2006

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

17.8.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07K 7/06

Application no.

92912386.7

Keywords:

New main request - added subject-matter - (no), novelty, inventive step, sufficiency, clarity - (yes)

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 85.930K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T075903.20060817
T 0566/04 () of 21.6.2006

Online on

12.09.2006

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

21.6.2006

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G01M 1/06

Application no.

98103943.1

Keywords:

Änderungen - Zulässigkeit (ja)
Neuheit und erfinderische Tätigkeit (ja)

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Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 76.540K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T056604.20060621
T 1065/04 (Code space sharing/LUCENT) of 22.8.2006

Online on

12.09.2006

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

22.8.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04B 7/26

Application no.

01302506.9

Keywords:

Inventive step - no

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 63.770K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T106504.20060822
T 0963/05 (Hearing aid/ETYMOTIC RESEARCH) of 3.8.2006

Online on

12.09.2006

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

3.8.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04R 25/00

Application no.

94914124.6

Keywords:

Late-filed auxiliary request - not admitted
Inventive step - main request, second and third auxiliary request (no), fourth auxiliary request (yes)

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 75.305K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T096305.20060803
T 0062/06 () of 6.9.2006

Online on

12.09.2006

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

6.9.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A47L 15/46

Application no.

92101306.6

Keywords:

Missing statement of grounds

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Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 51.503K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T006206.20060906
T 0424/02 () of 20.4.2006

Online on

11.09.2006

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

20.4.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A23L 1/0522

Application no.

96201526.9

Keywords:

Admissibility of Proprietor's appeal (no) - not adversely affected by the appealed decision
Admissibility of Opponents' appeals (yes)
Novelty (yes) - alleged prior public use not proven
Inventive step (no)

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 93.130K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T042402.20060420
T 0589/03 (Print management/OCÉ-TECHNOLOGIES) of 25.7.2006

Online on

11.09.2006

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

25.7.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 3/12
G06F 3/033

Application no.

99910872.3

Keywords:

Remittal after amendment

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Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 60.942K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T058903.20060725
T 0004/03 (Inhibition of pulp and paper yellowing/CIBA) of 26.4.2006

Online on

08.09.2006

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

26.4.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07D 211/94

Application no.

98942556.6

Keywords:

Inventive step (no) - obvious solution of the technical problem
Reimbursement of the appeal fee (no)

Distribution

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Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 88.322K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T000403.20060426
T 0781/04 (On-board GPS sensor systems/FORD) of 5.9.2006

Online on

08.09.2006

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

5.9.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01S 5/14

Application no.

00300249.0

Keywords:

Inventive step - (yes) after amendment

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 68.178K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T078104.20060905
T 1116/04 () of 31.8.2006

Online on

08.09.2006

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

31.8.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G09G 1/00

Application no.

94903345.0

Keywords:

Sufficiency of disclosure (no)

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Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 67.860K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T111604.20060831
T 0979/04 (Food containers/STORA) of 17.8.2006

Online on

07.09.2006

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

17.8.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

D21H 19/36

Application no.

98922828.3

Keywords:

Inventive step (no) - all requests

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 77.203K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T097904.20060817
T 1123/04 () of 25.8.2006

Online on

07.09.2006

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

25.8.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G02B 6/32

Application no.

01110557.4

Keywords:

Right to be heard (no)
Decision reasoned (no)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 72.080K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T112304.20060825
T 0200/06 () of 10.8.2006

Online on

07.09.2006

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

10.8.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A47K 10/42

Application no.

97102156.3

Keywords:

Missing statement of grounds

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 51.408K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T020006.20060810
T 0584/03 () of 8.6.2006

Online on

06.09.2006

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

8.6.2006

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F02N 11/04

Application no.

96937172.3

Keywords:

Erfinderische Tätigkeit: Hauptantrag - verneint; Hilfsantrag 1 - bejaht
Verspätet eingereichte Druckschrift - nicht zugelassen

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 70.053K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T058403.20060608
T 1580/05 (Teleservice management/TELIA) of 3.8.2006

Online on

06.09.2006

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

3.8.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04M 3/56

Application no.

99944974.7

Keywords:

Clarity - yes, after amendment

Distribution

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Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 23.079K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T158005.20060803
T 0112/06 (Virtual circuit management/AT&T) of 8.8.2006

Online on

06.09.2006

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

8.8.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04Q 7/24

Application no.

95307024.0

Keywords:

Amendments - added subject-matter (yes)
Oral proceedings held in absence of appellant

Distribution

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Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 71.642K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T011206.20060808
T 0138/02 () of 27.6.2006

Online on

05.09.2006

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

27.6.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B01D 15/08

Application no.

96101098.0

Keywords:

Second medical use; novelty (no)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 77.483K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T013802.20060627
T 1010/03 () of 3.7.2006

Online on

05.09.2006

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

3.7.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C02F 1/20

Application no.

97309363.6

Keywords:

-

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 88.566K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T101003.20060703
T 0207/04 () of 26.7.2006

Online on

05.09.2006

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

26.7.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B64D 47/02

Application no.

96302424.5

Keywords:

Opposition grounds: insufficiency of disclosure (no)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 64.562K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T020704.20060726
T 0978/04 () of 8.8.2006

Online on

05.09.2006

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

8.8.2006

Proc. language

DE

IPC

H05B 41/282

Application no.

00991628.9

Keywords:

Erfinderische Tätigkeit (Hauptantrag) (verneint)
Anwendbarkeit der Regel 86(4) (verneint)
Wesentlicher Verfahrensfehler (bejaht)
Billigkeit der Rückerstattung der Beschwerdegebühr (verneint)

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Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 75.675K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T097804.20060808
T 0995/04 (Infusion packages/DEXTER) of 31.8.2006

Online on

05.09.2006

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

31.8.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

D21H 27/08

Application no.

94303680.6

Keywords:

Novelty (yes) - subject-matter not clearly and unambiguously disclosed
Inventive step (yes)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 69.413K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T099504.20060831
T 0077/05 () of 18.7.2006

Online on

05.09.2006

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

18.7.2006

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F16G 13/16

Application no.

97945826.2

Keywords:

Neuheit (verneint)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit (verneint)

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 67.407K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T007705.20060718
T 0127/05 () of 31.8.2006

Online on

05.09.2006

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

31.8.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B62M 25/04

Application no.

95309511.4

Keywords:

Improvement of patentee's position (yes)
Novelty (yes)
In agreement with G 1/99 (yes)
Inventive step (yes)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 84.006K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T012705.20060831
T 0467/05 () of 29.8.2006

Online on

05.09.2006

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

29.8.2006

Proc. language

FR

IPC

G07F 17/30

Application no.

95934693.3

Keywords:

Activité inventive (non)
Vice substantiel de procédure (non)
Remboursement de la taxe de recours (non)

Distribution

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Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 72.588K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T046705.20060829
T 1368/05 () of 7.7.2006

Online on

05.09.2006

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

7.7.2006

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C11D 3/12

Application no.

00126667.5

Keywords:

Erfinderische Tätigkeit (verneint): weil angeblicher Vorteil nicht hinreichend belegt ist (Punkt 2.5), eignet er sich nicht zur Formulierung der technischen Aufgabe - Verfügungstellung einer weiteren Verfahrensweise naheliegend

Distribution

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Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 66.477K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T136805.20060707
T 1033/02 (Block copolymer elastomer catheter balloons/SCIMED) of 26.4.2006

Online on

04.09.2006

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

26.4.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61L 29/00

Application no.

95913555.9

Keywords:

Sufficiency of disclosure (yes)
Novelty (yes)
Main and first auxiliary request: inventive step (no) - improvement not credible - unfair comparative tests - arbitrary selection - obvious to try
Second auxiliary request: inventive step (yes) - purposive selection

Distribution

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Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 89.398K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T103302.20060426
T 1060/03 () of 23.8.2006

Online on

04.09.2006

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

23.8.2006

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C08K 5/00

Application no.

96109931.4

Keywords:

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Aufgabe und Lösung
Klärende Änderungen

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 222.580K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T106003.20060823
T 0811/04 (Secoueur) of 13.7.2006

Online on

04.09.2006

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

13.7.2006

Proc. language

FR

IPC

A01D 46/28

Application no.

97401894.7

Keywords:

Activité inventive (non)

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 69.591K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T081104.20060713
T 0110/05 () of 20.7.2006

Online on

04.09.2006

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

20.7.2006

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B29C 43/00

Application no.

00918672.7

Keywords:

Ausführbarkeit - ja

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 74.268K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T011005.20060720
T 0674/05 () of 11.7.2006

Online on

04.09.2006

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

11.7.2006

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B29C 44/42

Application no.

99120224.3

Keywords:

Ursprüngliche Offenbarung (Hauptantrag, Hilfsantrag 2, nein; Hilfsanträge 1 und 3, ja)
Klarheit (Hilfsanträge 1 und 3, ja)
Neuheit (Hilfsanträge 1 und 3, ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit (Hilfsantrag 1, nein)

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 76.736K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T067405.20060711
T 0100/04 () of 17.5.2006

Online on

01.09.2006

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

17.5.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08F 10/02

Application no.

97118519.4

Keywords:

Novelty (yes)
Late submitted material - admitted - (no)
Appeal admissible - (yes)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 114.524K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T010004.20060517
T 0574/04 () of 29.6.2006

Online on

01.09.2006

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

29.6.2006

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A22C 11/12

Application no.

97945827.0

Keywords:

Ausführbarkeit - neuer Einspruchsgrund - nicht zugelassen
Neuheit (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit (nein)

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 74.238K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T057404.20060629
T 1304/04 (Imprints/MOSBACH) of 31.5.2006

Online on

01.09.2006

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

31.5.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01N 33/68

Application no.

99113261.4

Keywords:

Sufficiency of the disclosure (no)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 66.723K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T130404.20060531
T 0139/05 () of 23.6.2006

Online on

01.09.2006

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

23.6.2006

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B63H 23/24

Application no.

97929132.5

Keywords:

Unzulässige Änderung eines erteilten Anspruchs zur Beseitigung einer Unvereinbarkeit mit der Gesamtoffenbarung

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 65.552K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T013905.20060623

August 2006

D 0002/06 () of 31.8.2006

Online on

31.08.2006

Board

DBA

Decision date

31.8.2006

Proc. language

DE

IPC

-

Application no.

-

Keywords:

-

Distribution

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 17.604K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:D000206.20060831
T 0134/02 () of 4.7.2006

Online on

31.08.2006

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

4.7.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61B 5/07

Application no.

93111900.2

Keywords:

Clarity of amended claims (no)

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 60.246K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T013402.20060704
T 0571/03 (Adding and averaging circuit/HEWLETT-PACKARD) of 22.3.2006

Online on

31.08.2006

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

22.3.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 7/48
G06F 7/50
G06F 7/544

Application no.

94112045.3

Keywords:

Novelty (yes)
Inventive step (yes)
Procedural violation (yes)
Reimbursement of appeal fee (yes)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 77.620K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T057103.20060322
T 1582/05 (Foodstuff/DANISCO) of 18.5.2006

Online on

31.08.2006

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

18.5.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12P 7/64

Application no.

99931410.7

Keywords:

Missing statement of grounds

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 51.366K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T158205.20060518
T 0261/01 () of 16.2.2006

Online on

30.08.2006

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

16.2.2006

Proc. language

FR

IPC

A61K 7/02

Application no.

96401096.1

Keywords:

Suffisance de l'exposé - (oui)
Nouveauté - (oui)
Activité inventive - (oui) - solution non évidente
Document tardif - écarté - (oui)

Distribution

C

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 106.441K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T026101.20060216
T 1164/01 () of 23.2.2006

Online on

30.08.2006

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

23.2.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B01J 20/28

Application no.

96941491.1

Keywords:

Novelty (yes) - after amendment
Inventive step (yes) - after amendment
Reimbursement of appeal fee (no)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 72.601K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T116401.20060223
T 0701/03 () of 28.4.2006

Online on

30.08.2006

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

28.4.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08L 83/07

Application no.

97112432.6

Keywords:

Late submitted material - document admitted (no)
Novelty (yes)
Inventive step (yes) - problem and solution

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 431.812K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T070103.20060428
T 0833/03 (Controlled release microsphere/ALKERMES CONTROLLED THERAPEUTICS, INC … of 10.7.2006

Online on

30.08.2006

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

10.7.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 9/16

Application no.

94902475.6

Keywords:

Main request - sufficiency of disclosure - yes: specific mechanism for a specific embodiment of the claims disclosed in the description

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 64.981K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T083303.20060710
T 1039/03 () of 8.8.2006

Online on

30.08.2006

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

8.8.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F04B 27/08

Application no.

95912425.6

Keywords:

Inventive step (yes) - after amendment

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 59.043K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T103903.20060808
T 0023/04 () of 5.4.2006

Online on

30.08.2006

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

5.4.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08F 297/08

Application no.

91303886.5

Keywords:

Novelty - selection - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)
Reformatio in peius - (no)
Amendments necessary and appropriate - (yes)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 105.295K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T002304.20060405
T 0164/04 (Ash of mineral pigments/MINERAL TECHNOLOGIES) of 28.4.2006

Online on

30.08.2006

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

28.4.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C09C 3/06

Application no.

96908826.9

Keywords:

Novelty (yes)
Inventive step: third auxiliary request (yes), other requests (no)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 87.367K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T016404.20060428
T 0836/04 () of 3.8.2006

Online on

30.08.2006

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

3.8.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08G 69/48

Application no.

99960030.7

Keywords:

Substantial procedural violation (yes)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 75.831K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T083604.20060803
T 1375/04 () of 13.7.2006

Online on

30.08.2006

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

13.7.2006

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B41M 3/14

Application no.

98115213.5

Keywords:

Erfinderische Tätigkeit (nein)

Distribution

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Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 60.100K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T137504.20060713
T 0120/05 (Liquid bleach/PROCTER & GAMLBLE) of 29.6.2006

Online on

30.08.2006

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

29.6.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C11D 17/04

Application no.

95203331.4

Keywords:

Novelty (main request and second auxiliary request): no - claimed subject-matter already disclosed in the claims of a prior art document
Novelty (first auxiliary request): yes
Inventive step (first auxiliary request): no - alleged technical effect not shown throughout the whole scope of claim 1 - obvious optimization

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 66.817K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T012005.20060629
T 1130/05 () of 7.6.2006

Online on

30.08.2006

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

7.6.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08B 11/04

Application no.

97913448.3

Keywords:

Missing Statement of Grounds

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 15.419K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T113005.20060607
T 0088/06 (Carbon fibre/SURFACE TRANSFORMS) of 16.8.2006

Online on

30.08.2006

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

16.8.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C04B 35/83

Application no.

98938807.9

Keywords:

Missing statement of grounds of appeal
Appeal inadmissible: yes

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 54.324K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T008806.20060816
T 0137/04 (NIDDM co-administration regimen/NOVO NORDISK) of 13.7.2006

Online on

29.08.2006

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

13.7.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 31/445

Application no.

98929228.9

Keywords:

The subject-matter of all sets of claims contravenes the requirements of Article 123(2) EPC

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 77.098K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T013704.20060713
T 0021/05 (CTL responses to HCV/SCRIPPS) of 13.7.2006

Online on

29.08.2006

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

13.7.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07K 14/18

Application no.

95914048.4

Keywords:

New main request - added subject-matter (no)
Novelty, inventive step, sufficiency, clarity (yes)

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 75.483K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T002105.20060713
T 1425/05 (Phosphatidylserine/CHEMI) of 18.8.2006

Online on

29.08.2006

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

18.8.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12P 13/04

Application no.

96119350.5

Keywords:

Substantial procedural violation (yes)
Reimbursement of appeal fees (yes)

Distribution

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 70.765K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T142505.20060818
W 0005/06 (Bcl-2/KRÆFTENS BEKÆMPELSE) of 23.8.2006

Online on

29.08.2006

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

23.8.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 39/00

Application no.

-

Keywords:

Invitation to pay additional fees - not based on invention first mentioned in the claims - defective reasoning - reimbursement of fees (yes)

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 30.481K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2006:W000506.20060823
T 0378/02 (Analysis of polynucleotide sequences/OXFORD GENE TECHNOLOGY) of 12.10.2005

Online on

28.08.2006

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

12.10.2005

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12Q 1/68

Application no.

89905449.8

Keywords:

Novelty, inventive step, sufficiency of disclosure, clarity (yes), added subject-matter, extension of scope of protection (no)

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 100.974K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2005:T037802.20051012
T 0757/03 () of 23.6.2006

Online on

28.08.2006

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

23.6.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08F 210/16

Application no.

96309512.0

Keywords:

Amendments - (main request - not allowable)
Disclosure - sufficiency (auxiliary request: no)

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 124.640K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T075703.20060623
T 0807/03 () of 21.7.2006

Online on

28.08.2006

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

21.7.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08L 23/16

Application no.

96918426.6

Keywords:

Amendments - added subject-matter (yes)

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 127.359K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T080703.20060721
T 1013/04 (Compacted tablet/UNILEVER) of 4.4.2006

Online on

28.08.2006

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

4.4.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C11D 3/37

Application no.

92306005.7

Keywords:

Novelty (yes)
Inventive step (yes)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 89.562K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T101304.20060404
T 0781/03 () of 3.8.2006

Online on

25.08.2006

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

3.8.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08J 11/06

Application no.

97942502.2

Keywords:

Clarity (yes) - after amendments
Remittal for further prosecution

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Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 62.021K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T078103.20060803
T 0904/03 (Broadband antenna structure) of 6.7.2006

Online on

25.08.2006

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

6.7.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01Q 9/04

Application no.

01309271.3

Keywords:

No cancellation of oral proceedings in order to continue the procedure in writing
Novelty (no)

Distribution

C

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 63.083K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T090403.20060706
T 0745/04 (Cleaning and milking/MAASLAND) of 30.5.2006

Online on

25.08.2006

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

30.5.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A01J 7/04

Application no.

96201558.2

Keywords:

Inventive step (no)

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 63.804K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T074504.20060530
T 0775/04 (Antenna horn device with quad-ridge horn) of 13.7.2006

Online on

25.08.2006

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

13.7.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01Q 13/02

Application no.

01922235.5

Keywords:

Inventive step (no; for all requests)

Distribution

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 78.792K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T077504.20060713
T 1439/04 (Kinase substrate protein/TANAKA) of 22.6.2006

Online on

25.08.2006

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

22.6.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12N 15/10

Application no.

96935546.0

Keywords:

Main and auxiliary requests - inventive step (no)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 68.187K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T143904.20060622
T 0616/05 () of 1.8.2006

Online on

25.08.2006

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

1.8.2006

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G09F 15/00

Application no.

99920444.9

Keywords:

Ausreichende Begründung der erstinstanzlichen Entscheidung (verneint)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit (bejaht)

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Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 154.745K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T061605.20060801
T 0416/06 () of 10.7.2006

Online on

25.08.2006

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

10.7.2006

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F02B 27/02

Application no.

02007375.5

Keywords:

Einfügung eines ursprünglich nicht beanspruchten Merkmals
Eingefügtes Merkmal nicht aus dem aufgefundenen Stand der Technik bekannt oder daraus herleitbar
Notwendigkeit einer Nachrecherche für die Prüfung der Patentfähigkeit
Zurückverweisung an die erste Instanz

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Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 61.283K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T041606.20060710
T 0699/03 () of 2.8.2006

Online on

24.08.2006

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

2.8.2006

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C08J 5/18

Application no.

96934758.2

Keywords:

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - ja - unzulässige rückschauende Betrachtungsweise

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 69.476K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T069903.20060802
T 0720/03 (Microprozessorsystem/CONTINENTAL) of 27.6.2006

Online on

23.08.2006

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

27.6.2006

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G06F 11/18

Application no.

96922870.9

Keywords:

Später Antrag - zugelassen (ja)
Breite Auslegung des Patentgegenstands - sachgerecht (ja)
Neuheit (verneint)
Disclaimer -zufällige Vorwegnahme (verneint)

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 65.618K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T072003.20060627
T 0273/05 (Trans-splicing method/RIBOZYME) of 31.7.2006

Online on

22.08.2006

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

31.7.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12N 15/52

Application no.

95902511.5

Keywords:

Main and auxiliary requests - inventive step (no)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 76.908K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T027305.20060731
T 0400/05 (Taste of medicinal preparation/WARNER-LAMBERT) of 22.6.2006

Online on

22.08.2006

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

22.6.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 47/04

Application no.

01118476.9

Keywords:

Validity of divisional application (no); subject-matter of divisional extends beyond the content of the earlier application

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 69.771K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T040005.20060622
T 0022/06 (Transferase/AUSTIN) of 1.8.2006

Online on

22.08.2006

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

1.8.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12N 15/54

Application no.

94910291.7

Keywords:

Missing statement of grounds

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Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 53.044K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T002206.20060801
T 0466/02 () of 7.6.2006

Online on

21.08.2006

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

7.6.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B32B 27/08

Application no.

96944354.8

Keywords:

Inventive step - yes (after amendments)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 66.751K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T046602.20060607
T 1160/02 (Information reproducing apparatus/PIONEER) of 30.5.2006

Online on

21.08.2006

Board

3.5.04

Decision date

30.5.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G11B 27/10

Application no.

93303103.1

Keywords:

Inventive step (no)
Novelty (yes)

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 66.189K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T116002.20060530
T 0279/03 () of 19.7.2006

Online on

21.08.2006

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

19.7.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A23J 3/16

Application no.

97306893.5

Keywords:

Inventive step (yes) - after amendment

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 64.157K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T027903.20060719
T 0050/06 () of 1.8.2006

Online on

21.08.2006

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

1.8.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 1/16
G01R 31/00

Application no.

01927297.0

Keywords:

Missing statement of grounds
Withdrawal of request for oral proceedings

Distribution

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Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 51.279K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T005006.20060801
T 0831/01 (Computer interfacing/AHARONSON) of 4.4.2006

Online on

18.08.2006

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

4.4.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04N 1/00

Application no.

98123396.8

Keywords:

Inventive step (no)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 59.855K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T083101.20060404
T 0476/04 (Ermittlung von Boni/WEBMILES) of 22.6.2006

Online on

18.08.2006

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

22.6.2006

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G06F 17/60

Application no.

00112082.3

Keywords:

Technische Merkmale (bejaht)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit (verneint)

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 72.178K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T047604.20060622
T 0274/06 () of 3.8.2006

Online on

18.08.2006

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

3.8.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 31/485

Application no.

04003054.6

Keywords:

Sufficiency of disclosure - yes:objection not sufficiently substantiated

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 63.053K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T027406.20060803
T 0243/03 (Plant pathogens/MOGEN) of 27.7.2006

Online on

17.08.2006

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

27.7.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07K 14/37

Application no.

91907897.2

Keywords:

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

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 65.617K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T024303.20060727
T 0245/04 () of 31.5.2006

Online on

17.08.2006

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

31.5.2006

Proc. language

DE

IPC

H01M 8/04

Application no.

97914135.5

Keywords:

Im Beschwerdeverfahren angeführte Dokumente - Zulässigkeit (nein: nicht relevant)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit (Hauptantrag: nein; Hilfsantrag: ja)

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Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 72.183K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T024504.20060531
T 0247/04 () of 22.6.2006

Online on

17.08.2006

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

22.6.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B41J 2/32

Application no.

96117881.1

Keywords:

Added subject-matter (no)
Sufficiency of disclosure (yes)
Novelty (yes)
Inventive step (yes)
Remittal to the Opposition Division (no)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 72.568K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T024704.20060622
T 1425/04 () of 9.5.2006

Online on

17.08.2006

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

9.5.2006

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B41M 1/34

Application no.

98118532.5

Keywords:

Erfinderische Tätigkeit; Hauptantrag (nein), Hilfsantrag (ja)
Rückzahlung der Beschwerdegebühr (nein)

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 71.327K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T142504.20060509
T 0465/05 () of 27.6.2006

Online on

17.08.2006

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

27.6.2006

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G02B 23/24

Application no.

99953551.1

Keywords:

-

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 87.649K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T046505.20060627
T 1108/05 () of 27.6.2006

Online on

17.08.2006

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

27.6.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

D06F 39/00

Application no.

96101395.0

Keywords:

Sufficiency of disclosure (yes)
Novelty (yes)
Inventive step (no) - main and first auxiliary request
Inventive step (yes) - second auxiliary request

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 45.695K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T110805.20060627
T 0621/03 () of 23.5.2006

Online on

16.08.2006

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

23.5.2006

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C09J 121/00

Application no.

95940172.0

Keywords:

Hauptantrag - unzulässige Änderung (ja)
Nicht offenbartes Merkmal leistet technischen Beitrag (ja)
Hilfsantrag - Klarheit (nein)

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 79.883K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T062103.20060523
T 1066/03 (Polymorphic Atorvastatin/WARNER-LAMBERT) of 11.7.2006

Online on

16.08.2006

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

11.7.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07D 207/34

Application no.

96924553.9

Keywords:

Sufficiency of disclosure (no) - undue burden in carrying out the claimed invention - research program

Distribution

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Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 64.603K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T106603.20060711
T 1129/03 () of 25.4.2006

Online on

16.08.2006

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

25.4.2006

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A61N 5/06

Application no.

98118037.5

Keywords:

Erfinderische Tätigkeit (verneint)

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 67.315K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T112903.20060425
T 1241/04 () of 22.6.2006

Online on

16.08.2006

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

22.6.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61N 1/365

Application no.

93117898.2

Keywords:

Inventive step - yes (after amendment)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 71.076K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T124104.20060622
T 1234/05 () of 17.7.2006

Online on

16.08.2006

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

17.7.2006

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B65G 1/04

Application no.

02002021.0

Keywords:

Erfinderische Tätigkeit (bejaht)

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 68.436K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T123405.20060717
T 0346/03 () of 20.7.2006

Online on

14.08.2006

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

20.7.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

E04B 1/78
D04H 1/70
E04C 2/16

Application no.

94904592.6

Keywords:

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

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 79.648K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T034603.20060720
T 0800/03 () of 31.5.2006

Online on

14.08.2006

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

31.5.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B32B 31/26

Application no.

94903639.6

Keywords:

Novelty (yes)
Inventive step (yes)

Distribution

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Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 76.318K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T080003.20060531
T 1044/03 () of 29.6.2006

Online on

14.08.2006

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

29.6.2006

Proc. language

FR

IPC

A23L 1/0528

Application no.

92919915.6

Keywords:

Requête déposée tardivement (admissible)
Requête principale (nouveauté - non)
Requête auxiliaire I (nouveauté et activité inventive - oui)

Distribution

C

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 83.264K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T104403.20060629
T 1134/03 () of 26.4.2006

Online on

14.08.2006

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

26.4.2006

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A61N 5/06

Application no.

98118046.6

Keywords:

Erfinderische Tätigkeit (verneint)

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 69.263K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T113403.20060426
T 0022/04 () of 4.7.2006

Online on

14.08.2006

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

4.7.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01Q 13/02

Application no.

00104547.5

Keywords:

Novelty - no

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 65.524K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T002204.20060704
T 0430/04 () of 29.6.2006

Online on

14.08.2006

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

29.6.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B22F 3/115
B22D 23/10
C22B 9/18
C23C 4/12

Application no.

00919899.5

Keywords:

Novelty (no)
Inventive step - obvious combination of known features
Amendments - added subject matter (yes)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 68.223K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T043004.20060629
T 0442/04 () of 16.3.2006

Online on

14.08.2006

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

16.3.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B65D 5/42

Application no.

93201252.9

Keywords:

Late filed documents - admitted
Alleged prior uses - not proven up to the hilt
Novelty (yes)
Inventive step (yes)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 100.235K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T044204.20060316
T 0477/04 () of 30.5.2006

Online on

14.08.2006

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

30.5.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F25J 3/04

Application no.

95303744.7

Keywords:

Novelty (yes)
Inventive step (yes)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 78.693K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T047704.20060530
T 0147/05 () of 11.7.2006

Online on

14.08.2006

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

11.7.2006

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G07F 7/02

Application no.

93114997.5

Keywords:

Erfinderische Tätigkeit (verneint)

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 76.159K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T014705.20060711
T 1246/05 (Donepezil hydrochloride/EISAI) of 25.7.2006

Online on

14.08.2006

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

25.7.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07D 211/32

Application no.

02005248.6

Keywords:

Rule 88 EPC - need for a request for a correction in order to be a valid ground for refusing the application

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 66.493K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T124605.20060725
T 1362/05 (Power line coupler/VIDEOCOM) of 29.6.2006

Online on

14.08.2006

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

29.6.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04B 3/56

Application no.

93913976.2

Keywords:

Inventive step (no)

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 76.390K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T136205.20060629
T 0126/01 (IC card/MATSUSHITA) of 14.3.2006

Online on

11.08.2006

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

14.3.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06K 19/07
G06K 19/073

Application no.

93112836.7

Keywords:

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

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 76.037K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T012601.20060314
T 0919/03 (Contour correction/VICTOR COMPANY) of 5.5.2006

Online on

11.08.2006

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

5.5.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06T 5/00

Application no.

98115007.1

Keywords:

Clarity (yes, after amendment)
Sufficiency of disclosure (yes)
Prior art incomplete

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 72.048K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T091903.20060505
T 0930/03 () of 18.5.2006

Online on

11.08.2006

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

18.5.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F25J 3/04

Application no.

96306186.6

Keywords:

Novelty, inventive step: yes

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 95.385K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T093003.20060518
T 1057/03 (Collections/SPIROGEN) of 29.6.2006

Online on

11.08.2006

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

29.6.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07D 487/04

Application no.

99941765.2

Keywords:

Main and first auxiliary request: clarity (no)
Second auxiliary request: decision unreasoned - remittal to first instance

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 154.602K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T105703.20060629
T 0094/04 (Cytokine antagonists/REGENERON) of 14.2.2006

Online on

11.08.2006

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

14.2.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12N 15/24

Application no.

94930818.3

Keywords:

Admission of revised auxiliary request 2A into the proceedings as main request (yes)
Added matter (no)
Clarity (yes)
Novelty (yes)
Inventive step (yes)
Sufficiency of disclosure (yes)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 100.333K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T009404.20060214
T 0572/04 (Doppler shift/LUCENT) of 12.7.2006

Online on

11.08.2006

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

12.7.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04B 1/707

Application no.

02252086.0

Keywords:

Clarity - yes
Remittal for further prosecution

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 63.523K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T057204.20060712
T 0656/04 (Mobiltelefon-Modul/SIEMENS) of 31.7.2006

Online on

11.08.2006

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

31.7.2006

Proc. language

DE

IPC

H04B 1/38

Application no.

97101236.4

Keywords:

Klarheit der Ansprüche (bejaht)

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 56.221K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T065604.20060731
T 0814/04 (Trypsin/NOVOZYMES) of 12.7.2006

Online on

11.08.2006

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

12.7.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12N 9/76

Application no.

96918619.6

Keywords:

Main request - Novelty (no)
First auxiliary request - Inventive step (no)
Second auxiliary request - Novelty (no)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 67.911K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T081404.20060712
T 0898/05 (Hematopoietic receptor/ZYMOGENETICS) of 7.7.2006

Online on

11.08.2006

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

7.7.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12N 15/12

Application no.

97924775.6

Keywords:

Main request - industrial application (yes)
Referral to the Enlarged Board of Appeal (no)
Remittal to the first instance (yes)

Distribution

B

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 110.394K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T089805.20060707
T 1300/05 (RET screening assay/PROGENICS) of 11.7.2006

Online on

11.08.2006

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

11.7.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01N 33/53

Application no.

96921473.3

Keywords:

Main request - clarity (yes)
Sufficiency of disclosure (yes)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 72.219K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T130005.20060711
D 0002/06 () of 7.7.2006

Online on

10.08.2006

Board

DBA

Decision date

7.7.2006

Proc. language

DE

IPC

-

Application no.

-

Keywords:

-

Distribution

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 27.463K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:D000206.20060707
T 1167/03 () of 28.6.2006

Online on

10.08.2006

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

28.6.2006

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G01F 1/00

Application no.

98810201.8

Keywords:

Zurückverweisung an die erste Instanz (verspätet genanntes Dokument relevant)

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 70.274K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T116703.20060628
T 1173/03 (Collections/SPIROGEN) of 29.6.2006

Online on

10.08.2006

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

29.6.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07D 487/04

Application no.

99941767.8

Keywords:

Main and first auxiliary request: clarity (no)
Second auxiliary request: decision unreasoned - remittal to first instance

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 104.358K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T117303.20060629
T 0817/04 (GSM/UMTS-kompatibler Rufnummernspeicher/T-MOBILE) of 23.6.2006

Online on

10.08.2006

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

23.6.2006

Proc. language

DE

IPC

H04Q 7/32

Application no.

99960839.1

Keywords:

Erfinderische Tätigkeit (verneint)

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 68.579K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T081704.20060623
T 1075/04 () of 19.7.2006

Online on

10.08.2006

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

19.7.2006

Proc. language

DE

IPC

H03J 1/00

Application no.

98912221.3

Keywords:

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - verneint

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 70.602K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T107504.20060719
T 0234/03 (Jet ink composition/VIDEOJET TECHNOLOGIES) of 18.5.2006

Online on

09.08.2006

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

18.5.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C09D 11/00

Application no.

98945406.1

Keywords:

Main and first auxiliary request: novelty (no) -
suitable for use
not a technical feature of the composition
Second auxiliary request: inventive step (no) - improvement (no) - test vague and imprecise - obvious solution

Distribution

B

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 79.588K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T023403.20060518
T 0112/04 (Chromatography/PERSEPTIVE) of 13.1.2006

Online on

09.08.2006

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

13.1.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B01D 15/08

Application no.

90903657.6

Keywords:

Sufficiency of disclosure: yes
Novelty: yes
Inventive step: yes

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 116.966K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T011204.20060113
T 0156/05 (Wireless protocol converter/LUCENT) of 21.7.2006

Online on

09.08.2006

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

21.7.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04L 12/28

Application no.

97305272.3

Keywords:

Added subject-matter - no

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 56.114K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T015605.20060721
T 0260/06 () of 18.7.2006

Online on

09.08.2006

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

18.7.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H05B 41/24

Application no.

98901496.4

Keywords:

Restitutio in integrum (no)

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 62.614K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T026006.20060718
T 0789/03 () of 27.6.2006

Online on

08.08.2006

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

27.6.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08L 23/16

Application no.

96921029.3

Keywords:

Claims - clarity (no)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 136.509K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T078903.20060627
T 0790/03 () of 20.7.2006

Online on

08.08.2006

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

20.7.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08F 210/16

Application no.

94904842.5

Keywords:

Inventive step - ex post facto analysis
Opposition grounds - insufficiency of disclosure (no)
Opponent not to be prevented from commenting on an opposition ground duly submitted by another opponent
Late-filed material - not sufficiently relevant to be further considered

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 132.659K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T079003.20060720
T 0883/03 (Extrakt aus Tanacetum parthenium/SCHAPER & BRÜMMER GMBH & CO … of 7.9.2005

Online on

08.08.2006

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

7.9.2005

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A61K 35/78

Application no.

93100522.7

Keywords:

Zulässigkeit der Beschwerde (ja)
Klarheit (ja)
Ausführbarkeit der Lehre (ja)
Priorität (ja)
Neuheit (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit (ja)

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 84.935K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2005:T088303.20050907
T 0928/03 (Video game/KONAMI) of 2.6.2006

Online on

08.08.2006

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

2.6.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 19/00
A63F 9/22

Application no.

97120468.0

Keywords:

Visualisation of a possibly concealed graphic indicator in an interactive video game - exclusively addressing a mental process (no)
Shape of graphic indicator - merely aesthetic creation (yes)
Specific implementation of game rule requirements - technical contribution (yes)
Inventive step (yes)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 81.821K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T092803.20060602
T 0727/04 (Smokable filler material/BRITISH AMERICAN TOBACCO) of 4.5.2006

Online on

08.08.2006

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

4.5.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A24B 15/16

Application no.

97905324.6

Keywords:

Clarity (no) - suject-matter for which protection is sought not clearly and unambiguously defined - multifunctional ingredient in composition characterised by %-ranges

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 77.399K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T072704.20060504
T 0549/05 (Aspergillus niger/DA BARRA) of 4.7.2006

Online on

08.08.2006

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

4.7.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12N 9/26

Application no.

98919000.4

Keywords:

Main and auxiliary requests - sufficiency of disclosure (no)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 63.517K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T054905.20060704
T 0866/01 (Euthanasia Compositions/MICHIGAN STATE UNIV.) of 11.5.2005

Online on

07.08.2006

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

11.5.2005

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 31/47

Application no.

92902903.1

Keywords:

Admissibility of oppositions I and II - (yes)
Admissibility of appeal - (yes)
Invention relating to euthanasia compositions which are used for producing humane death in lower animals - whether contrary to Article 53(a) EPC - (no)
Inventive step - (yes) - combination of the components of the compositions not obvious
Absolute substance protection for the claimed compositions - whether contrary to Article 53(a) EPC - (no) or Article 84 EPC - (no) or Rule 29(1) EPC - (no)
Appellant's request that observations and documents submitted by the
Deutsche Gedellschaft für Humanes Sterben
be withdrawn from the file, or as an auxiliary measure, be withdrawn form the part of the file available to public inspection refused

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 176.003K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2005:T086601.20050511
T 0221/04 () of 5.5.2004

Online on

07.08.2006

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

5.5.2004

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B22D 11/04

Application no.

01925558.7

Keywords:

Wiedereinsetzung - alle gebotene Sorgfalt - Hilfsperson

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 22.007K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2004:T022104.20040505
T 0760/04 () of 4.7.2006

Online on

07.08.2006

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

4.7.2006

Proc. language

DE

IPC

H01K 3/06

Application no.

96900847.3

Keywords:

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - verneint (Hauptantrag und Hilfsantrag)

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 72.985K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T076004.20060704
T 0251/02 (Catabolic dysfunction/THE BRIGHAM AND WOMEN'S HOSPITAL, INC.) of 29.6.2006

Online on

04.08.2006

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

29.6.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 31/16

Application no.

86905644.0

Keywords:

Main and auxiliary requests 1 to 5 - inventive step - no: obvious combination of two documents to verify a suggested novel technical effect

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 71.312K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T025102.20060629
T 0624/03 () of 31.7.2006

Online on

04.08.2006

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

31.7.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B41M 5/00

Application no.

96104049.0

Keywords:

Lack of clarity (yes)
Reimbursement of appeal fee (no)
Different apportionment of costs (no)

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 68.041K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T062403.20060731
T 0274/04 () of 20.6.2006

Online on

04.08.2006

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

20.6.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C09J 151/06

Application no.

96305967.0

Keywords:

Inventive step (yes)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 75.134K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T027404.20060620
T 1221/04 () of 3.8.2006

Online on

04.08.2006

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

3.8.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C22C 38/48

Application no.

00114027.6

Keywords:

Novelty (yes, after amendment)

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 71.703K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T122104.20060803
T 1223/04 () of 1.6.2006

Online on

04.08.2006

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

1.6.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61F 13/15

Application no.

93108691.2

Keywords:

Amendments - added subject-matter (no)
Disclosure - enabling (yes)
Claims - clarity (yes)

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 30.750K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T122304.20060601
T 0384/05 () of 27.6.2006

Online on

04.08.2006

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

27.6.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61M 16/18

Application no.

96300456.9

Keywords:

Novelty (no)

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 58.898K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T038405.20060627
T 1102/02 () of 13.7.2006

Online on

03.08.2006

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

13.7.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61M 16/00

Application no.

95119588.2

Keywords:

Diagnostic method (no)
Method for treatment (no)

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 61.283K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T110202.20060713
T 0721/03 (Silicon carbide composites/MORGAN CRUCIBLE) of 17.3.2006

Online on

03.08.2006

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

17.3.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C04B 35/52

Application no.

94909546.7

Keywords:

Inventive step (no)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 63.513K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T072103.20060317
T 1236/03 () of 8.3.2006

Online on

03.08.2006

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

8.3.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08F 10/00

Application no.

95907421.2

Keywords:

Novelty: yes
Inventive step - problem invention: yes
Sufficiency - no undue burden

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 137.324K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T123603.20060308
T 0132/04 () of 20.6.2006

Online on

03.08.2006

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

20.6.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F26B 13/20

Application no.

95942985.3

Keywords:

Admission of late filed document (denied)
Inventive step (yes)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 78.617K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T013204.20060620
T 0538/04 () of 29.6.2006

Online on

03.08.2006

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

29.6.2006

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C22C 21/08

Application no.

97119976.5

Keywords:

Neuheit (nein)

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 69.483K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T053804.20060629
T 0286/05 () of 30.5.2006

Online on

03.08.2006

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

30.5.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08L 23/04

Application no.

97931188.3

Keywords:

Extension of subject-matter (yes)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 78.787K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T028605.20060530
T 0525/05 () of 18.5.2006

Online on

03.08.2006

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

18.5.2006

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B65B 25/14

Application no.

99112150.0

Keywords:

Neuheit (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit (ja)

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 69.844K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T052505.20060518
W 0007/06 () of 6.7.2006

Online on

03.08.2006

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

6.7.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08L 53/02
C08F 297/04

Application no.

-

Keywords:

Lack of unity a priori (no)
Lack of unity a posteriori (no)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 32.416K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:W000706.20060706
T 0111/04 () of 28.6.2006

Online on

02.08.2006

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

28.6.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B65D 83/14

Application no.

96201614.3

Keywords:

Late filed documents - admitted
Test report filed in grant proceeding - not automatically part of appeal proceedings and not admitted as late filed
Novelty - yes
Inventive step - no

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 71.439K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T011104.20060628
T 0681/04 (Through hole/FUJITSU) of 14.7.2006

Online on

02.08.2006

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

14.7.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01L 21/48

Application no.

95105640.7

Keywords:

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

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 68.288K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T068104.20060714
T 0847/04 () of 13.7.2006

Online on

02.08.2006

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

13.7.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01L 9/12

Application no.

99951278.3

Keywords:

admissibility of amendments under Rule 86(4) EPC (yes)
inventive step (yes)
unity of invention (yes)

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 69.788K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T084704.20060713
T 1195/04 () of 7.6.2006

Online on

02.08.2006

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

7.6.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B62M 11/16

Application no.

97103771.8

Keywords:

Novelty (yes)
Inventive step (yes)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 75.198K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T119504.20060607
T 1257/04 () of 19.6.2006

Online on

02.08.2006

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

19.6.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C03B 33/027

Application no.

95942289.0

Keywords:

Statement by employee sufficient to prove publication (no)
Late filed document admitted (no)
Novelty (yes)
Inventive step (no)

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Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 77.404K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T125704.20060619
T 0093/05 () of 30.6.2006

Online on

02.08.2006

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

30.6.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01J 37/02

Application no.

99112835.6

Keywords:

Main, first to third auxiliary requests: inventive step (no)
Fourth auxiliary requests: sufficiency of disclosure (no)

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 69.695K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T009305.20060630
T 0036/02 (Solid matrix system for transdermal drug delivery/ORTHO-MCNEIL) of 29.3.2006

Online on

01.08.2006

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

29.3.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61L 15/44

Application no.

90309608.9

Keywords:

Jurisdiction of the Boards on issues decided by the first instance - power on the Board to review each issue
Party to the proceedings - right to comment on any relevant issue
Amendments (not allowable) - undue generalisation of a commercial product

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 74.531K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T003602.20060329
T 0301/03 () of 24.5.2006

Online on

01.08.2006

Board

3.5.04

Decision date

24.5.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G11B 20/18

Application no.

96115580.1

Keywords:

Claims - clarity (no)

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D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 61.035K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T030103.20060524
T 0954/03 () of 27.4.2006

Online on

01.08.2006

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

27.4.2006

Proc. language

FR

IPC

B01J 33/00

Application no.

98401991.9

Keywords:

Modifications - extension de l'objet de la demande - (non)
Nouveauté - (oui) après modification
Renvoi de l'affaire - (oui)

Distribution

C

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 76.791K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T095403.20060427
T 1187/03 () of 24.7.2006

Online on

01.08.2006

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

24.7.2006

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C21D 8/00

Application no.

00943586.8

Keywords:

Änderungen - Erweiterung (verneint)
Neuheit (bejaht)
Zurückverweisung an die Erstinstanz

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Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 85.014K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T118703.20060724
T 0513/04 () of 22.6.2006

Online on

01.08.2006

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

22.6.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61L 15/26

Application no.

98920707.1

Keywords:

Inventive step (no): main request - redefinition of technical problem - obvious solution
Remittal (yes): first auxiliary request - fresh case

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Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 67.399K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T051304.20060622
T 0516/04 () of 22.6.2006

Online on

01.08.2006

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

22.6.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61L 15/20

Application no.

98920710.5

Keywords:

Inventive step (no): main request - redefinition of technical problem - obvious solution
Remittal (yes): second auxiliary request - fresh case

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 68.432K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T051604.20060622
T 0839/04 () of 6.7.2006

Online on

01.08.2006

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

6.7.2006

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B01J 19/00

Application no.

98101330.3

Keywords:

-

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 85.466K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T083904.20060706
T 0920/04 () of 22.6.2006

Online on

01.08.2006

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

22.6.2006

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B23B 5/18

Application no.

98955575.0

Keywords:

Zulässigkeit der Änderungen - ja
Neuheit - ja
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - ja

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Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 30.464K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T092004.20060622
T 1127/04 () of 18.7.2006

Online on

01.08.2006

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

18.7.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B05D 7/00

Application no.

00978664.1

Keywords:

Oral Proceedings - non-attendance although new request filed - right to be heard not violated in particular case
Inventive step (no)

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C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 68.941K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T112704.20060718
T 0247/05 () of 13.6.2006

Online on

01.08.2006

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

13.6.2006

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A01D 21/00

Application no.

97106501.6

Keywords:

Neuheit (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit (ja)

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 68.328K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T024705.20060613
T 0122/06 () of 28.7.2006

Online on

01.08.2006

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

28.7.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04Q 7/36

Application no.

02292964.0

Keywords:

Missing statement of grounds

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Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 51.533K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T012206.20060728
T 0234/06 () of 4.7.2006

Online on

01.08.2006

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

4.7.2006

Proc. language

DE

IPC

D04H 1/46

Application no.

00112661.4

Keywords:

Neuheit (nein)

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 23.511K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T023406.20060704

July 2006

T 0946/02 (Separation of Proteins/NOVOZYMES) of 14.6.2006

Online on

31.07.2006

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

14.6.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07K 1/14

Application no.

94911856.6

Keywords:

Main request, auxiliary requests II, V, VIII, XI, XIA and XII - Sufficiency of disclosure (no)
Auxiliary request XIII - Added subject-matter (no), novelty, inventive step, sufficiency of disclosure (yes)

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Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 92.392K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T094602.20060614
T 1001/04 () of 10.7.2006

Online on

31.07.2006

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

10.7.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B32B 27/10

Application no.

96922330.4

Keywords:

Change of claim category - Clarity (yes)
Remittal to the previous instance

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 63.228K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T100104.20060710
T 1222/05 () of 14.7.2006

Online on

31.07.2006

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

14.7.2006

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C08F 2/26

Application no.

99106022.9

Keywords:

Fehlende Beschwerdebegründung

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 15.632K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T122205.20060714
T 0284/05 () of 20.6.2006

Online on

28.07.2006

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

20.6.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B62M 11/16

Application no.

97103772.6

Keywords:

Inventive step (yes)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 60.107K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T028405.20060620
T 0089/03 (Radio frequency sample analyser) of 28.6.2006

Online on

27.07.2006

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

28.6.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01Q 7/00

Application no.

98947669.2

Keywords:

Remittal for further prosecution of claims directed to hitherto unsearched and unexamined subject-matter

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 60.247K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T008903.20060628
T 0837/04 () of 27.6.2006

Online on

27.07.2006

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

27.6.2006

Proc. language

FR

IPC

H02K 5/20

Application no.

96400894.0

Keywords:

Faits et preuves produits tardivement - usage antérieur cité lors d'un recours - admis (non)
Nouveauté (oui)
Activité inventive (oui)

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D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 70.598K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T083704.20060627
T 0881/04 () of 13.6.2006

Online on

26.07.2006

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

13.6.2006

Proc. language

DE

IPC

D06F 37/30

Application no.

98929430.1

Keywords:

Klarheit (ja)
Zulässigkeit der Änderungen (ja)
Neuheit und erfinderische Tätigkeit (ja)

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 38.946K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T088104.20060613
T 0256/04 () of 12.1.2006

Online on

25.07.2006

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

12.1.2006

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B65H 43/00

Application no.

96810401.8

Keywords:

Neuheit - ja
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - ja
Rechtsanspruch auf mündliche Ausführungen einer Begleitperson - nein

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 72.514K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T025604.20060112
T 0377/04 () of 27.4.2006

Online on

24.07.2006

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

27.4.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B41M 5/24

Application no.

91918702.1

Keywords:

Novelty; main request, first auxiliary request (no)
Extension beyond the content of the application as filed; second, fourth and fifth auxiliary requests (yes)
Clarity; third auxiliary request (no)

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 75.609K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T037704.20060427
T 0364/05 () of 21.6.2006

Online on

24.07.2006

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

21.6.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B65D 43/16

Application no.

97203159.5

Keywords:

Inventive step (main request - no)
Extension of subject-matter beyond content of application as filed (auxiliary request - yes)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 76.587K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T036405.20060621
T 1072/05 () of 11.7.2006

Online on

24.07.2006

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

11.7.2006

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B22D 17/04
B22D 19/00

Application no.

00117320.2

Keywords:

Fehlende Beschwerdebegründung

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 52.796K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T107205.20060711
T 1231/03 () of 17.7.2006

Online on

21.07.2006

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

17.7.2006

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B60Q 1/52

Application no.

96101879.3

Keywords:

Widerruf auf Veranlassung des Patentinhabers
Rückerstattung der Beschwerdegebühr (verneint)

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 54.291K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T123103.20060717
T 0943/04 () of 8.6.2006

Online on

21.07.2006

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

8.6.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B41J 2/14

Application no.

96306848.1

Keywords:

Clarity (main request, no)
Inventive step (auxiliary request, no)

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 71.486K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T094304.20060608
T 0210/00 () of 1.3.2006

Online on

20.07.2006

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

1.3.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 7/00

Application no.

93921577.8

Keywords:

Late filed grounds of appeal against the patent as maintained by the opposition division - objections under Articles 84 and 123(2) EPC - not admitted
Novelty (yes)
Inventive step (yes) - problem and solution

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 90.286K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T021000.20060301
T 0310/04 () of 11.5.2006

Online on

20.07.2006

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

11.5.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61M 1/28

Application no.

97203409.4

Keywords:

Inventive step - confirmed

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 75.534K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T031004.20060511
T 0561/04 (Herstellung von Korken/OHLINGER) of 17.5.2006

Online on

20.07.2006

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

17.5.2006

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A61L 2/00

Application no.

99907368.7

Keywords:

Änderungen (zulässig) - Merkmale in Kombination offenbart
Zurückverweisung

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 61.853K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T056104.20060517
T 0868/04 (Antifreeze compositions/ASHLAND) of 10.5.2006

Online on

20.07.2006

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

10.5.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C09K 5/00

Application no.

98958505.4

Keywords:

Main request: Amendments (not allowable) - added subject-matter
First auxiliary request: Amendments (not allowable) - added subject-matter - disclaimer based on non-accidental anticipation - disclaimer based on embodiment specifically disclosed as forming part of the invention
Second auxiliary request: Amendments (allowable) - no added subject-matter
Novelty (yes)
Remittal - outstanding issues

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 67.438K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T086804.20060510
T 0926/04 () of 31.5.2006

Online on

20.07.2006

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

31.5.2006

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B41F 13/004

Application no.

95810444.0

Keywords:

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - ja

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 74.954K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T092604.20060531
J 0017/05 (Re-establishment of rights) of 5.7.2006

Online on

19.07.2006

Board

3.1.01

Decision date

5.7.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F16J 1/00

Application no.

99968090.3

Keywords:

No communication prior to decision
Lack of reasons in a decision
Substantial procedural violation (yes)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 59.358K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:J001705.20060705
T 0125/02 () of 23.5.2006

Online on

19.07.2006

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

23.5.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61B 5/083

Application no.

98124318.1

Keywords:

Diagnostic method practised on the human or animal body (yes)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 64.280K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T012502.20060523
T 0033/03 () of 21.10.2005

Online on

19.07.2006

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

21.10.2005

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B29C 45/52
B29C 45/60
C23C 26/02

Application no.

96932372.4

Keywords:

Ausreichende Offenbarung - ja

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 72.719K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2005:T003303.20051021
T 0450/04 () of 20.6.2006

Online on

19.07.2006

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

20.6.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C22C 38/58

Application no.

00100109.8

Keywords:

-

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 80.024K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T045004.20060620
T 0068/05 () of 11.7.2006

Online on

19.07.2006

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

11.7.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F16H 59/10

Application no.

96305654.4

Keywords:

Re-establishment of rights (no)
Restitutio - all due care - standard of care - assistant - isolated mistake - evidence missing

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 60.504K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T006805.20060711
T 0269/02 (Sunblock agents/SUN SMART, INC.) of 20.7.2005

Online on

18.07.2006

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

20.7.2005

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 7/42

Application no.

92906777.5

Keywords:

Late-filed request: admissibility (yes)
Amended claims: compliance with Articles 84 and 123 EPC (yes)
Remittal to first instance
Request for apportionment of costs (refused)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 118.605K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2005:T026902.20050720
T 0355/06 () of 26.6.2006

Online on

18.07.2006

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

26.6.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H02K 9/197

Application no.

02255664.1

Keywords:

Missing Statement of Grounds

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 58.212K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T035506.20060626
T 1010/01 (Acellular vaccine/MEDEVA B.V.) of 26.10.2005

Online on

17.07.2006

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

26.10.2005

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 39/10

Application no.

90907222.5

Keywords:

Main request, first auxiliary request, second auxiliary request: inventive step (no)
Third auxiliary request: sufficiency of disclosure (yes); right to priority (yes); novelty (yes); inventive step (yes)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 106.732K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2005:T101001.20051026
T 1378/04 () of 20.6.2006

Online on

17.07.2006

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

20.6.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H03K 17/732

Application no.

96116597.4

Keywords:

Inadmissible amendment - (yes)

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 72.391K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T137804.20060620
T 0058/05 () of 16.5.2006

Online on

17.07.2006

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

16.5.2006

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A61N 1/32

Application no.

99936309.6

Keywords:

Ausführbarkeit der Erfindung - nein

Distribution

B

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 69.629K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T005805.20060516
T 0786/05 () of 13.6.2006

Online on

17.07.2006

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

13.6.2006

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C23C 4/12

Application no.

98120104.9

Keywords:

Erweiterung durch Änderung (nein)
Zurückverweisung an die erste Instanz

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 63.122K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T078605.20060613
T 1095/04 () of 13.6.2006

Online on

14.07.2006

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

13.6.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01L 23/50

Application no.

98931018.0

Keywords:

Inventive step (no)

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 77.331K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T109504.20060613
T 1162/04 (Geschirrreinigung/DR. WEIGERT) of 11.5.2006

Online on

14.07.2006

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

11.5.2006

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C11D 11/00

Application no.

97103898.9

Keywords:

Unzulässige Änderung der Patentansprüche: nein
Klarheit: ja
Mangelnde Offenbarung: nein
Neuheit (Hauptantrag und Hilfsanträge 1 bis 4): nein
Neuheit (Hilfsantrag 5): ja
Zurückverweisung an die erste Instanz: ja
Rückzahlung der Beschwerdegebühr: nein

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 86.777K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T116204.20060511
T 1190/05 (Antisense oligonucleotide/BIOGNOSTIK) of 27.6.2006

Online on

14.07.2006

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

27.6.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12N 15/11

Application no.

98908022.1

Keywords:

Main request - novelty - (yes)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 75.688K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T119005.20060627
W 0004/06 (Resource Management/ERICSSON) of 12.6.2006

Online on

14.07.2006

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

12.6.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04L 29/06

Application no.

-

Keywords:

-

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 22.902K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2006:W000406.20060612
T 0041/04 () of 27.6.2006

Online on

13.07.2006

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

27.6.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61B 5/00

Application no.

98914727.7

Keywords:

Method excluded by Article 52(4) EPC (no)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T004104.20060627
T 0500/04 () of 3.5.2006

Online on

13.07.2006

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

3.5.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F02M 61/16

Application no.

95110170.8

Keywords:

Inventive step - claim 1 (no) - claim 8 (no)
Piecemeal submission of auxiliary requests during oral proceedings
Last third auxiliary request filed during oral proceedings (rejected as inadmissible)

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 73.024K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T050004.20060503
T 0740/04 () of 16.5.2006

Online on

13.07.2006

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

16.5.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B41M 5/40

Application no.

95941189.3

Keywords:

Inventive step (main request and first auxiliary request, no)
Extension beyond the content of the application as filed (second to seventh auxiliary request, yes)

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 76.461K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T074004.20060516
T 1267/04 (Matching of resources/ALCATEL) of 5.5.2006

Online on

13.07.2006

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

5.5.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04J 13/00

Application no.

99400903.3

Keywords:

Clarity (no)

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 58.210K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T126704.20060505
T 0602/03 (Programmable smart card/TRANSACTION TECHNOLOGY) of 25.4.2006

Online on

12.07.2006

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

25.4.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 17/60
G06K 19/06
G07F 7/10

Application no.

96944489.2

Keywords:

Inventive step (main request - no)
Novelty (auxiliary request - no)
Non-attendance at oral proceedings

Distribution

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 67.171K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T060203.20060425
T 0680/03 () of 13.6.2006

Online on

12.07.2006

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

13.6.2006

Proc. language

DE

IPC

H02H 7/085

Application no.

98103677.5

Keywords:

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

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Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 80.166K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T068003.20060613
T 0008/04 () of 31.5.2006

Online on

12.07.2006

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

31.5.2006

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F16B 37/04

Application no.

97121929.0

Keywords:

Erfinderische Tätigkeit (bejaht)

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Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 65.707K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T000804.20060531
T 0293/04 (Lyme vaccine/BAXTER) of 5.4.2006

Online on

12.07.2006

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

5.4.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12N 15/31

Application no.

92111713.1

Keywords:

Main request - novelty (yes), inventive step (yes), sufficiency of disclosure (yes)

Distribution

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Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 99.807K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T029304.20060405
T 0575/04 (Downlink shared channel system/LUCENT) of 26.6.2006

Online on

12.07.2006

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

26.6.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04B 7/26

Application no.

01304724.6

Keywords:

Reasons for rejecting appellant's request to cancel oral proceedings
Clarity - no

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Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 62.042K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T057504.20060626
T 0156/04 () of 30.5.2006

Online on

11.07.2006

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

30.5.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

D04H 13/00

Application no.

96939481.6

Keywords:

Late-filed document - admitted
Novelty
Remittal (yes)

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Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 28.023K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T015604.20060530
T 0242/04 (Wax/water emulsions/EXXON) of 13.6.2006

Online on

11.07.2006

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

13.6.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C10L 1/32

Application no.

98948169.2

Keywords:

Admissibility of documents filed late before the Opposition Division (yes)
Inventive step (no)
Apportionment of costs (no)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 76.323K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T024204.20060613
T 0771/04 (Prozessführung/SIEMENS) of 31.5.2006

Online on

11.07.2006

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

31.5.2006

Proc. language

DE

IPC

D21C 9/10

Application no.

97953657.0

Keywords:

Ursprüngliche Offenbarung (ja)
Offenbarung der Erfindung (ausreichend)

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 76.971K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T077104.20060531
T 0999/01 (Skin care composition/JOHNSON & JOHNSON) of 26.4.2006

Online on

07.07.2006

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

26.4.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 31/215

Application no.

91913705.9

Keywords:

Late-filed evidence: not admitted into the proceedings
First auxiliary request; novelty (no) - no proper selection
Secondary auxiliary request: limitation of claim 1 violates Article 123(2) EPC
Third auxiliary request: novelty (yes) - no specific disclosure of the active ingredient in the prior art; inventive step (yes) - solution to the problem of providing a stable skin care composition including retinol as the active ingredient not obvious

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 151.377K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T099901.20060426
T 0619/03 () of 19.6.2006

Online on

07.07.2006

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

19.6.2006

Proc. language

FR

IPC

A61B 5/103

Application no.

95401167.2

Keywords:

Méthode thérapeutique (non)
Méthode de diagnostic (non)

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Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 74.252K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T061903.20060619
T 0066/04 () of 8.6.2006

Online on

07.07.2006

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

8.6.2006

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B23C 3/06

Application no.

97930458.1

Keywords:

Neuheit (bejaht)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit (verneint) - Hauptantrag und Hilfsanträge 1 bis 4
Änderungen (unzulässig) - Hilfsanträge 5 und 6

Distribution

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Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 51.482K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T006604.20060608
T 0290/04 () of 19.5.2006

Online on

07.07.2006

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

19.5.2006

Proc. language

DE

IPC

D03D 47/48

Application no.

95118268.2

Keywords:

Unzulässige Erweiterung (Hauptantrag und Hilfsanträge 1 + 2) - ja

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 26.963K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T029004.20060519
T 0559/04 () of 16.5.2006

Online on

07.07.2006

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

16.5.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A23G 3/28

Application no.

00911155.0

Keywords:

Main request - novelty (no)
First auxiliary request - novelty (yes) - inventive step (no)
Second and fourth auxiliary requests - inventive step (no)
Third and fifth auxiliary requests - added subject-matter (yes)

Distribution

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Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 77.363K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T055904.20060516
T 0161/05 () of 8.6.2006

Online on

07.07.2006

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

8.6.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B23B 27/14

Application no.

95939822.3

Keywords:

Novelty (yes)
Inventive step (yes)
Late-filed document - not admitted

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 33.751K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T016105.20060608
T 0253/00 (Adressierbare Schaltungseinrichtung/TWIX EQUIPMENT) of 12.10.2005

Online on

06.07.2006

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

12.10.2005

Proc. language

DE

IPC

H04N 5/445

Application no.

94923634.3

Keywords:

Erfinderische Tätigkeit (ja - geänderter Anspruch)

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 65.933K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2005:T025300.20051012
T 1153/02 (Diagnostic system/FIRST OPINION) of 7.4.2006

Online on

06.07.2006

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

7.4.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 19/00

Application no.

97934919.8

Keywords:

Inventive step - no
Substantive procedural violation - no

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 83.151K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T115302.20060407
T 0571/04 () of 18.5.2006

Online on

06.07.2006

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

18.5.2006

Proc. language

FR

IPC

A01M 1/20

Application no.

94420260.5

Keywords:

Recevabilité d'une requête en modification déposée postérieurement à la réponse au mémoire de recours (oui)
Introduction d'un nouveau motif d'opposition au stade du recours (non considéré, le titulaire du brevet n'ayant pas donné son accord)
Activité inventive (oui)
Manque de clarté (non considéré)

Distribution

C

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 79.604K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T057104.20060518
T 0425/05 (Superoxyde dismutase/ISOCELL) of 23.5.2006

Online on

06.07.2006

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

23.5.2006

Proc. language

FR

IPC

A61K 38/44

Application no.

96901386.1

Keywords:

Recours admissible - oui : transfert de la qualité de partie par succession universelle ; continuité consécutive du mandat de représentation et postulation
Requête principale et requête auxiliaire - activité inventive - non : alternative évidente basée sur un choix arbitraire

Distribution

B

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 92.722K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T042505.20060523
T 1104/05 () of 21.6.2006

Online on

06.07.2006

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

21.6.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61L 29/00

Application no.

99972551.8

Keywords:

Missing statement of grounds

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D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 51.280K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T110405.20060621
T 0388/02 (Association thérapeutique/LABORATOIRE INNOTHERA S.A.) of 8.6.2006

Online on

05.07.2006

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

8.6.2006

Proc. language

FR

IPC

A61K 9/00

Application no.

95927758.3

Keywords:

Requête principale alternative, requête principale et requête auxiliaire - Activité inventive - non: combinaison évidente en vue de l'effet technique à obtenir

Distribution

C

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 77.814K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T038802.20060608
T 0431/03 () of 3.5.2006

Online on

05.07.2006

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

3.5.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08L 25/12

Application no.

95117874.8

Keywords:

Interpretation of claims
Novelty (no) (main request)
Inventive step (yes) (auxiliary request I)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 108.094K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T043103.20060503
T 0662/03 () of 23.5.2006

Online on

05.07.2006

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

23.5.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08K 3/04

Application no.

93921214.8

Keywords:

Novelty (no) - main request
Claims - clarity (no) - auxiliary requests I and II

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 84.585K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T066203.20060523
T 0707/03 (Mismatch primer/ZLB BEHRING) of 19.1.2006

Online on

05.07.2006

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

19.1.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12Q 1/68

Application no.

98123569.0

Keywords:

Added subject-matter (no)
Clarity, conciseness, support, sufficiency of disclosure, novelty, inventive step (yes)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 79.432K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T070703.20060119
T 1246/03 () of 19.5.2006

Online on

05.07.2006

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

19.5.2006

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B60R 16/02

Application no.

95104028.6

Keywords:

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Haupt- und Hilfsanträge (verneint)

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 69.185K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T124603.20060519
T 0689/04 () of 6.4.2006

Online on

05.07.2006

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

6.4.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01P 3/44

Application no.

96910567.5

Keywords:

-

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 69.976K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T068904.20060406
T 0748/04 (Bioactive factors of aloe vera plants/CARRINGTON) of 27.6.2006

Online on

05.07.2006

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

27.6.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 35/78

Application no.

96913128.3

Keywords:

Main request - clarity and conciseness (yes)
Remittal (yes)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 68.736K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T074804.20060627
T 1264/04 () of 23.6.2006

Online on

05.07.2006

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

23.6.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G02B 5/20

Application no.

02008113.9

Keywords:

Inventive step (yes - after amendment)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 76.624K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T126404.20060623
T 0072/05 () of 16.5.2006

Online on

05.07.2006

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

16.5.2006

Proc. language

DE

IPC

D03D 47/30

Application no.

98920441.7

Keywords:

Neuheit (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit (ja)

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 33.467K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T007205.20060516
T 0232/03 () of 26.4.2006

Online on

04.07.2006

Board

3.5.04

Decision date

26.4.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04N 5/232

Application no.

95120382.7

Keywords:

Inventive step - yes
Late submitted material - document admitted (no)

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 70.343K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T023203.20060426
T 0435/03 () of 13.3.2006

Online on

04.07.2006

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

13.3.2006

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C08F 8/30

Application no.

97903320.6

Keywords:

Neuheit (bejaht)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit (bejaht) - Aufgabe und Lösung

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 158.745K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T043503.20060313
T 0510/03 () of 15.3.2006

Online on

04.07.2006

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

15.3.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01M 2/10

Application no.

93400571.1

Keywords:

Prior use - public (yes)
Inventive step - main, first and second auxiliary request (no) - third auxiliary request (yes)

Distribution

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Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 75.826K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T051003.20060315
T 1242/03 () of 5.5.2006

Online on

04.07.2006

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

5.5.2006

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B61F 19/04

Application no.

98924239.1

Keywords:

Neuheit (bejaht)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit (bejaht)

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 69.930K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T124203.20060505
T 0325/04 (Thickened peracid composition/SOLVAY) of 24.5.2006

Online on

04.07.2006

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

24.5.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C11D 3/39

Application no.

95939350.5

Keywords:

Inventive step - (yes)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 74.657K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T032504.20060524
T 0705/04 () of 27.4.2006

Online on

04.07.2006

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

27.4.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61F 2/06

Application no.

98101294.1

Keywords:

Extended subject-matter - (yes)

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 66.154K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T070504.20060427
T 0790/04 () of 1.6.2006

Online on

04.07.2006

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

1.6.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01L 31/16

Application no.

96300987.3

Keywords:

Inventive step (no)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 68.071K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T079004.20060601
T 1419/04 () of 17.5.2006

Online on

04.07.2006

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

17.5.2006

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B60T 13/00

Application no.

98966891.8

Keywords:

Neuheit (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit (ja)

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 79.156K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T141904.20060517
T 0651/05 (Paraffinic solvent/EXXON) of 17.5.2006

Online on

04.07.2006

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

17.5.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C10G 45/58

Application no.

96941374.9

Keywords:

Admissibility of amendments (no):- amendment not directly and unambiguously derivable from application as filed (main request, first and fourth auxiliary requests)-introduction of vague terms creates unclarity due to different equally valid interpretations (main request, second and third auxiliary requests)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 76.661K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T065105.20060517
T 0552/04 () of 5.5.2006

Online on

03.07.2006

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

5.5.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07C 273/12

Application no.

97937897.3

Keywords:

Main request: inventive step (no)
First auxiliary request: inventive step (no)
Second auxiliary request: not admitted into the proceedings - not clearly allowable - late filed

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 76.934K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T055204.20060505
T 0734/04 () of 7.6.2006

Online on

03.07.2006

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

7.6.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01B 3/44

Application no.

02016306.9

Keywords:

Inventive step - after amendment (yes)

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 65.495K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T073404.20060607
T 0927/04 () of 10.5.2006

Online on

03.07.2006

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

10.5.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08G 64/14

Application no.

94115588.9

Keywords:

Novelty (yes)
Inventive step (yes)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 110.785K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T092704.20060510
T 0248/05 (Particulate direct label/INVERNESS) of 25.4.2006

Online on

03.07.2006

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

25.4.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01N 33/52

Application no.

93108764.7

Keywords:

Main request - added subject-matter (no)
Apportionment of costs (no)
Remittal to the first instance (yes)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 95.762K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T024805.20060425
T 0261/03 (Transfer of opponent status/DEMI) of 24.11.2005

Online on

01.07.2006

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

24.11.2005

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08K 5/521

Application no.

94304195.4

Keywords:

Transfer of opponent status - yes
Admissibility of appeal - yes
Referral to Enlarged Board - no

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 83.220K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2005:T026103.20051124

June 2006

T 1182/02 (Triazine/BAYER CROPSCIENCE) of 16.5.2006

Online on

30.06.2006

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

16.5.2006

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C07D 251/18

Application no.

97903284.4

Keywords:

Hauptantrag: Änderungen (nicht zulässig)
Hilfsantrag: erfinderische Tätigkeit (nein) - naheliegende Lösung

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 88.526K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T118202.20060516
T 0675/03 () of 16.5.2006

Online on

30.06.2006

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

16.5.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C21D 1/00

Application no.

96830133.3

Keywords:

Allowability of amendments (yes)
Novelty (yes)
Inventive step (yes)

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 80.805K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T067503.20060516
T 1410/04 () of 8.5.2006

Online on

30.06.2006

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

8.5.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C11D 17/06

Application no.

97950085.7

Keywords:

Priority (validly claimed) - same invention (acknowledged)
Inventive step (yes) - effects not derivable from the prior art

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 75.530K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T141004.20060508
T 0345/05 () of 2.6.2006

Online on

30.06.2006

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

2.6.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61M 25/00

Application no.

96106578.6

Keywords:

Novelty (yes, after amendments - Auxiliary request 6)

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 65.374K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T034505.20060602
T 1436/05 (Cross fibres/LT) of 31.3.2006

Online on

30.06.2006

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

31.3.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A41D 13/002

Application no.

02716124.9

Keywords:

Novelty - main request (no)
Added matter - first auxiliary request (yes)
Novelty - second auxiliary request (yes)
Remittal for consideration of undecided issues

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 61.771K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T143605.20060331
T 0238/06 () of 26.6.2006

Online on

30.06.2006

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

26.6.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61M 13/00

Application no.

03025749.7

Keywords:

Method excluded by Article 52(4) EPC (no)

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Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 58.969K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T023806.20060626
T 0630/03 (Direct compression tablet/MERCK & CO.) of 11.5.2006

Online on

29.06.2006

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

11.5.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 31/66

Application no.

94901568.9

Keywords:

Inventive step (no): The subject-matter claimed in claim 1 is obvious in the light of the common general knowledge

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Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 96.631K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T063003.20060511
T 0839/03 () of 9.5.2006

Online on

29.06.2006

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

9.5.2006

Proc. language

FR

IPC

E05B 65/36

Application no.

95401757.0

Keywords:

Activité inventive (non)
Requêtes tardives (non admises)

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C

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 73.839K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T083903.20060509
T 1121/03 (Indicator ligands/UNION CARBIDE) of 20.4.2006

Online on

29.06.2006

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

20.4.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07C 45/50

Application no.

96944758.0

Keywords:

Main and auxiliary requests 2, 4 and 6: Sufficiency of disclosure (no) - no technical concept fit for generalisation - undue burden in carrying out the invention throughout the whole area claimed - research programme
Auxiliary requests 1, 3, 5 and 7: Amendments (not allowable) - added subject-matter

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 93.627K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T112103.20060420
T 0372/05 (Telephone equipment protection circuit/THOMSON) of 16.5.2006

Online on

29.06.2006

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

16.5.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04M 1/74

Application no.

96942968.7

Keywords:

Inventive step (no)
Objection based on Rule 86(4) EPC - not well-founded

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 67.523K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T037205.20060516
T 0416/00 () of 24.1.2006

Online on

28.06.2006

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

24.1.2006

Proc. language

FR

IPC

A61K 7/13

Application no.

96400115.0

Keywords:

Transfert de l'opposition - (non)
Nouveauté - (oui) - requête principale
Activité inventive - (non) - requête principale
Modifications - recevables - (oui) - requête subsidiaire 1
Faits et preuves produits tardivement - documents admis - (oui)
Renvoi de l'affaire - (oui)
Frais - autre répartition - (oui)

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Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 122.740K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T041600.20060124
T 0122/03 (GnRH antagonists/EASTERN VIRGINIA MEDICAL SCHOOL) of 19.12.2005

Online on

28.06.2006

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

19.12.2005

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 38/00

Application no.

95927228.7

Keywords:

Main and auxiliary request - inventive step (no)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 88.677K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2005:T012203.20051219
T 1107/03 () of 17.5.2006

Online on

28.06.2006

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

17.5.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01H 9/02

Application no.

95927338.4

Keywords:

Basis for calculation of time limits - reply to Grounds of appeal late filed - no
Admissibility of late-filed requests - yes
Inventive step - no (all requests)

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 75.516K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T110703.20060517
T 0122/04 (Dispersion compensating devices/CORNING) of 25.4.2006

Online on

28.06.2006

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

25.4.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04B 10/18

Application no.

93100780.1

Keywords:

Amendments - added subject-matter (yes)

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 78.845K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T012204.20060425
T 0372/04 () of 12.5.2006

Online on

28.06.2006

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

12.5.2006

Proc. language

DE

IPC

H02J 9/06

Application no.

98113986.8

Keywords:

Zulässigkeit der Beschwerde (bejaht)
Neuheit (nein)

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Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 71.721K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T037204.20060512
T 0447/04 () of 6.6.2006

Online on

28.06.2006

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

6.6.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C22C 9/00

Application no.

99965370.2

Keywords:

Inventive step (no)

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Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 59.957K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T044704.20060606
T 1313/04 () of 3.5.2006

Online on

28.06.2006

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

3.5.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B68G 9/00

Application no.

01998503.5

Keywords:

Main request - novelty (no)
1st auxiliary request - novelty (no)
Referral of question to the Enlarged Board of Appeal (no) - assessment of evidence
2nd auxiliary request - novelty (yes) - inventive step (yes)

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 79.629K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T131304.20060503
T 0138/05 () of 4.4.2006

Online on

28.06.2006

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

4.4.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B29C 45/00

Application no.

00961574.1

Keywords:

Lack of clarity and lack of support by the description (yes)

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 54.976K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T013805.20060404
T 0298/05 (Group B Streptococcus/CHIRON) of 8.6.2006

Online on

28.06.2006

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

8.6.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12N 15/11

Application no.

99914725.9

Keywords:

Main request - sufficency of disclosure - (yes)
Inventive step (yes)

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Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 79.070K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T029805.20060608
T 1322/05 () of 29.5.2006

Online on

28.06.2006

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

29.5.2006

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B29C 47/06

Application no.

99118490.4

Keywords:

Zulässigkeit der Beschwerde (ja)
Wesentlicher Verfahrensmangel (ja)

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Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 60.866K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T132205.20060529
T 0004/04 () of 25.4.2006

Online on

27.06.2006

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

25.4.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F25B 45/00
C09K 5/04

Application no.

96909352.5

Keywords:

Withdrawal of opposition
Selection invention
Admission of fresh ground of opposition
Novelty (yes)
Inventive step (yes)

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C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 77.469K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T000404.20060425
T 0726/04 () of 29.5.2006

Online on

27.06.2006

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

29.5.2006

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B62D 25/12

Application no.

02003021.9

Keywords:

Neuheit (bejaht)

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D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 69.493K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T072604.20060529
T 0834/04 () of 28.3.2006

Online on

27.06.2006

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

28.3.2006

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B41F 13/004

Application no.

98103565.2

Keywords:

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hauptantrag (nein)
Verspätet eingereichter Hilfsantrag nicht berücksichtigt

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D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 74.146K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T083404.20060328
T 0975/04 () of 13.5.2006

Online on

27.06.2006

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

13.5.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61F 13/45

Application no.

99962606.2

Keywords:

Novelty (yes)
Inventive step (no)

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 26.570K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T097504.20060513
T 0106/05 () of 23.3.2006

Online on

27.06.2006

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

23.3.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

E04F 15/04
F16B 5/00

Application no.

97928169.8

Keywords:

First priority validly claimed
Novelty, Inventive step: yes
Sufficiency of disclosure: yes

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 101.230K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T010605.20060323
T 0545/05 () of 6.4.2006

Online on

27.06.2006

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

6.4.2006

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B65D 85/10

Application no.

98951331.2

Keywords:

Erweiterung durch Änderung: Hauptantrag (ja); Hilfsantrag (nein)
Zulassung des Hilfsantrags (ja)
Klarheit der Ansprüche (ja)
Neuheit: Hilfsantrag (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit: Hilfsantrag (ja)

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 88.520K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T054505.20060406
T 0986/05 () of 23.5.2006

Online on

27.06.2006

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

23.5.2006

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B41F 23/08

Application no.

00943978.7

Keywords:

Erfinderische Tätigkeit (nein)

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 68.620K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T098605.20060523
T 1474/05 () of 3.5.2006

Online on

27.06.2006

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

3.5.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B41J 2/175

Application no.

02006709.6

Keywords:

Appeal against the decision of the Examining Devision granting European patent (not admissible); appellant not adversely affected

Distribution

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Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 61.252K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T147405.20060503
T 0452/06 () of 19.6.2006

Online on

27.06.2006

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

19.6.2006

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F16F 15/16

Application no.

98120394.6

Keywords:

Rückerstattung der Beschwerdegebühr (ja) - wesentlicher Verfahrensmangel

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 61.563K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T045206.20060619
T 1448/05 (Verbindungseinrichtung/PEIKER) of 21.4.2006

Online on

26.06.2006

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

21.4.2006

Proc. language

DE

IPC

H04Q 7/32

Application no.

97810650.8

Keywords:

Erfinderische Tätigkeit (verneint)

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 29.953K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T144805.20060421
T 0883/06 () of 13.6.2006

Online on

26.06.2006

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

13.6.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G07F 7/08

Application no.

95935472.1

Keywords:

Appeal against a decision of a board of appeal - inadmissible

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 60.299K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T088306.20060613
T 0350/03 () of 12.5.2006

Online on

23.06.2006

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

12.5.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A23G 3/30

Application no.

96305242.8

Keywords:

Amendment: added subject-matter (yes)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 58.700K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T035003.20060512
T 0507/04 (Multifilamentary oxide superconducting wire/Sumitomo Electric … of 25.4.2006

Online on

23.06.2006

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

25.4.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01L 39/14

Application no.

94120753.2

Keywords:

Appeal admissible - yes
Novelty - yes
Inventive step - no
Apportionment of costs - no

Distribution

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Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 70.957K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T050704.20060425
T 1015/04 () of 6.4.2006

Online on

23.06.2006

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

6.4.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C09J 7/02

Application no.

93306611.0

Keywords:

Main and first auxiliary requests: inventive step - no
Second auxiliary request: not admissible (late filed)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 69.973K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T101504.20060406
T 1094/04 () of 1.6.2006

Online on

23.06.2006

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

1.6.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01L 23/498

Application no.

99122317.3

Keywords:

Novelty (yes)
Inventive step (yes)

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 73.011K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T109404.20060601
T 0884/05 () of 7.4.2006

Online on

23.06.2006

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

7.4.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H05B 3/82

Application no.

98904301.3

Keywords:

Prior use by sale - (yes)
Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)
Amendment of claim permissible - (no)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 72.132K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T088405.20060407
T 0463/04 () of 29.5.2006

Online on

22.06.2006

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

29.5.2006

Proc. language

DE

IPC

E05C 9/18
E05C 9/02

Application no.

00100468.8

Keywords:

Unzulässige Änderungen nach R. 86(4): ursprünglich mehrere unabhängige Ansprüche

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 73.926K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T046304.20060529
T 0257/05 () of 23.3.2006

Online on

22.06.2006

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

23.3.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B41J 11/20

Application no.

95904283.9

Keywords:

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

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 61.064K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T025705.20060323
T 0751/03 (Wet wipes with low viscosity emulsion-systems/THE PROCTER & … of 27.4.2006

Online on

20.06.2006

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

27.4.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A47L 13/17

Application no.

95114587.9

Keywords:

The requirements of Article 84 EPC not met: It is not possible to determine whether the conditions set by the term "delivered viscosity" are fulfilled

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 66.031K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T075103.20060427
T 0101/04 () of 6.4.2006

Online on

20.06.2006

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

6.4.2006

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B01J 23/887

Application no.

99913308.5

Keywords:

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Aufgabe und Lösung - bejaht
Entscheidung über die Beschwerde - Zurückverweisung (bejaht) - unvollständige Recherche

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 120.735K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T010104.20060406
T 0553/04 () of 26.4.2006

Online on

20.06.2006

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

26.4.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61F 13/15

Application no.

95941525.8

Keywords:

Main request, extension of subject-matter
Auxiliary request XV (amendments - added subject-matter, yes)
Auxiliary requests IX and XII (amendments - extension of the scope of the claim)

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 33.292K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T055304.20060426
T 0268/05 (Autoinducer synthase/IOWA UNIVERSITY) of 18.5.2006

Online on

20.06.2006

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

18.5.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 31/70

Application no.

99941978.1

Keywords:

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

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 74.576K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T026805.20060518
T 1452/05 () of 9.6.2006

Online on

20.06.2006

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

9.6.2006

Proc. language

FR

IPC

A61K 7/06

Application no.

96931852.6

Keywords:

Mémoire exposant les motifs du recours non déposé

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D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 53.924K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T145205.20060609
T 0533/03 () of 8.2.2006

Online on

19.06.2006

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

8.2.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B01J 37/02

Application no.

95921830.6

Keywords:

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

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 104.008K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T053303.20060208
T 0882/04 () of 31.5.2006

Online on

19.06.2006

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

31.5.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01M 8/06

Application no.

02075114.5

Keywords:

Inventive step (yes)
Problem and solution approach

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 72.625K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T088204.20060531
T 0902/04 () of 7.6.2006

Online on

19.06.2006

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

7.6.2006

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G01G 21/28

Application no.

93117277.9

Keywords:

Erfinderische Tätigkeit: verneint
Entscheidung ohne vorherige Mitteilung durch die Kammer (siehe Punkt 3 der Entscheidungsgründe)

Distribution

B

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 67.839K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T090204.20060607
T 0591/05 (Admissibility of appeal/WEA) of 11.5.2006

Online on

19.06.2006

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

11.5.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01N 21/88

Application no.

97307911.4

Keywords:

Enlargement of the composition of the Board (no)
Admissibility of appeal against decision to grant a patent - adversely affected (no: new prior art document found after grant, filing of divisional application after grant, and suspensive effect of appeal immaterial to the admissibility of the appeal)

Distribution

B

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 72.224K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T059105.20060511
T 1124/05 () of 23.5.2006

Online on

19.06.2006

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

23.5.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A44B 19/32

Application no.

00939009.7

Keywords:

Clarity of claim 1 (yes)
Novelty of claim 1 (yes)
Remittal to the first instance for further prosecution

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 58.435K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T112405.20060523
T 0078/02 () of 4.5.2006

Online on

16.06.2006

Board

3.5.04

Decision date

4.5.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G11B 20/10

Application no.

95303079.8

Keywords:

Support in the description - no (missing essential features)

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 67.283K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T007802.20060504
T 0528/04 () of 10.5.2006

Online on

14.06.2006

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

10.5.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H03J 5/02

Application no.

94108580.5

Keywords:

Inventive step (yes)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 69.187K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T052804.20060510
T 0889/05 () of 1.6.2006

Online on

14.06.2006

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

1.6.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G10L 19/14

Application no.

00302320.7

Keywords:

Novelty (yes)
Remittal for further examination

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 64.972K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T088905.20060601
T 0753/03 () of 31.5.2006

Online on

13.06.2006

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

31.5.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01L 31/068

Application no.

99306968.1

Keywords:

Novelty and inventive step: yes

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 60.399K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T075303.20060531
T 0945/03 () of 30.3.2006

Online on

13.06.2006

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

30.3.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61N 1/365

Application no.

91300109.5

Keywords:

Inventive step (no; main request)
Clarity (no; first and second auxiliary request)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 69.748K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T094503.20060330
T 0021/04 () of 4.5.2006

Online on

13.06.2006

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

4.5.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G02B 5/02

Application no.

95933564.7

Keywords:

Sufficiency of disclosure (yes)
Clarity (yes)
Main and first to fifth auxiliary requests: novelty (no)
Sixth auxiliary request: novelty and inventive step (yes)

Distribution

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Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 77.492K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T002104.20060504
T 0583/04 () of 6.6.2006

Online on

13.06.2006

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

6.6.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G09G 3/20

Application no.

98305652.4

Keywords:

Decision on the state of the file - reasoned (no)
Substantial procedural violation - (yes)
Reimbursement of the appeal fee - (yes)

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Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 64.220K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T058304.20060606
T 1096/04 () of 23.3.2006

Online on

13.06.2006

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

23.3.2006

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G01P 3/44

Application no.

99112884.4

Keywords:

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - nein (nach Änderung)

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 72.812K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T109604.20060323
T 0890/05 () of 3.5.2006

Online on

13.06.2006

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

3.5.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01S 5/02

Application no.

97954783.3

Keywords:

Inventive step - no (all requests)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 84.358K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T089005.20060503
T 1429/04 (Biocidal activity/UNILEVER) of 31.5.2006

Online on

12.06.2006

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

31.5.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C11D 3/00

Application no.

96938139.1

Keywords:

Inventive step (no) - no synergistic effect, obvious alternative

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 62.809K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T142904.20060531
T 0303/05 (Surface maintenance machine/TENNANT) of 8.6.2006

Online on

12.06.2006

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

8.6.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G05B 19/042

Application no.

99300138.7

Keywords:

Interlocutory revision

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 64.059K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T030305.20060608
T 0619/02 (Geruchsauswahl/QUEST INTERNATIONAL) of 22.3.2006

Online on

09.06.2006

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

22.3.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G09B 19/00

Application no.

97943057.6

Keywords:

Geruchsauswahlverfahren: rein gedankliche Tätigkeiten (verneint) - Geschäftsmethoden (verneint) - technischer Charakter (verneint: Verfahren ohne technische Aspekte, nichttechnische ästhetische Auswahl)
Verfahren zur Herstellung eines parfümierten Erzeugnisses mit ausgewähltem Geruch: technischer Charakter (bejaht) - erfinderische Tätigkeit (verneint: keine gegenüber dem Stand der Technik gelöste objektive technische Aufgabe)

Distribution

A

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 63.499K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T061902.20060322
T 0619/02 (Odour selection/QUEST INTERNATIONAL) of 22.3.2006

Online on

09.06.2006

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

22.3.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G09B 19/00

Application no.

97943057.6

Keywords:

Methods of odour selection: only mental acts (no) - business methods (no) - technical character (no: methods devoid of technical aspects, non-technical aesthetic selection)
Methods of making perfumed product having selected odour: technical character (yes) - inventive step (no: no objective problem of technical nature solved over the prior art)

Distribution

A

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 59.724K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T061902.20060322
T 0619/02 (Odour selection/QUEST INTERNATIONAL) of 22.3.2006

Online on

09.06.2006

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

22.3.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G09B 19/00

Application no.

97943057.6

Keywords:

Methods of odour selection: only mental acts (no) - business methods (no) - technical character (no: methods devoid of technical aspects, non-technical aesthetic selection)
Methods of making perfumed product having selected odour: technical character (yes) - inventive step (no: no objective problem of technical nature solved over the prior art)

Distribution

A

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 105.345K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T061902.20060322
T 0619/02 (Sélection d'odeurs/QUEST INTERNATIONAL) of 22.3.2006

Online on

09.06.2006

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

22.3.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G09B 19/00

Application no.

97943057.6

Keywords:

Méthodes de sélection d'odeurs : activités purement intellectuelles (non) - méthodes dans le domaine des activités économiques (non) - caractère technique (non : méthodes dénuées d'aspects techniques, sélection esthétique de nature non technique)
Méthodes de fabrication d'un produit parfumé ayant une odeur sélectionnée : caractère technique (oui) - activité inventive (non : aucun problème objectif de nature technique résolu par rapport à l'état de la technique)

Distribution

A

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 62.736K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T061902.20060322
T 1018/03 () of 16.3.2006

Online on

09.06.2006

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

16.3.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61L 2/20

Application no.

94903267.6

Keywords:

Decision re appeal - res judicata
Amendments (allowable) - res judicata
Clarity (yes) - objected expression already present in the claims as granted
Sufficiency of disclosure (yes) - res judicata
Novelty (yes) - res judicata
Inventive step (yes)

Distribution

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Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 83.801K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T101803.20060316
T 0079/04 (Prion proteins/PROTEUS) of 2.6.2006

Online on

09.06.2006

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

2.6.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07K 7/06

Application no.

92924777.3

Keywords:

Added subject-matter (no)
Remittal (yes)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 61.244K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T007904.20060602
T 0623/04 () of 21.3.2006

Online on

09.06.2006

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

21.3.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B31D 1/02

Application no.

95303034.3

Keywords:

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

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 74.901K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T062304.20060321
T 0237/05 () of 8.5.2006

Online on

09.06.2006

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

8.5.2006

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A61G 13/00

Application no.

99104917.2

Keywords:

Neuheit, erfinderische Tätigkeit (ja)

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 60.450K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T023705.20060508
T 1212/03 () of 5.5.2006

Online on

08.06.2006

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

5.5.2006

Proc. language

FR

IPC

E02D 5/04

Application no.

97901012.1

Keywords:

Activité inventive : oui

Distribution

C

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 77.377K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T121203.20060505
T 0232/06 (Homocysteine/WAKUNAGA) of 22.5.2006

Online on

08.06.2006

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

22.5.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 35/78

Application no.

99902261.9

Keywords:

Interlocutory revision
Substantial procedural violation (no)
Reimbursement of appeal fee (no)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 59.667K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T023206.20060522
T 0605/03 () of 9.3.2006

Online on

07.06.2006

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

9.3.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61F 13/56

Application no.

96923139.8

Keywords:

Admittance of new document - no
Novelty and inventive step - yes

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 64.961K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T060503.20060309
T 0071/04 () of 21.3.2006

Online on

07.06.2006

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

21.3.2006

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B23B 31/11

Application no.

96944667.3

Keywords:

Zulassung neuer Entgegenhaltungen - nein
Ausführbarkeit der Erfindung - ja
Neuheit und erfinderische Tätigkeit - ja

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 67.682K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T007104.20060321
T 0121/04 () of 17.3.2006

Online on

07.06.2006

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

17.3.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A01C 5/06

Application no.

96906338.7

Keywords:

Extension of the protection conferred (no)
Novelty (yes)
Inventive step (yes)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 68.665K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T012104.20060317
T 0136/04 (Dead time/MAASLAND) of 7.3.2006

Online on

07.06.2006

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

7.3.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A01J 5/017

Application no.

97203807.9

Keywords:

Sufficiency of disclosure - main request (no), auxiliary request (yes)
Remittal for consideration of the undecided issues

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 62.450K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T013604.20060307
T 0278/04 (Cooling tank/MAASLAND) of 25.1.2006

Online on

07.06.2006

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

25.1.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A01J 9/02

Application no.

94905246.8

Keywords:

Inventive step: no
Auxiliary request filed during oral proceedings - admissibility (no)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 69.126K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T027804.20060125
T 0343/04 () of 11.5.2006

Online on

07.06.2006

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

11.5.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B22F 3/10
C22C 32/00
G21F 1/08

Application no.

97928746.3

Keywords:

Inventive step - no - combination of prior art and general knowledge
Support by the description (no)
Failure to appear at an oral proceedings

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 68.640K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T034304.20060511
T 0650/04 (Gauging/MAASLAND) of 23.2.2006

Online on

07.06.2006

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

23.2.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01N 33/04

Application no.

95200150.1

Keywords:

Inventive step - (no)

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 62.997K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T065004.20060223
T 1164/04 () of 4.4.2006

Online on

07.06.2006

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

4.4.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61F 13/15

Application no.

96936171.6

Keywords:

Novelty (no) - main request
Inventive step (no) - first auxiliary request
Remittal - second auxiliary request

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 75.695K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T116404.20060404
T 1099/05 (Ligands/REGENERON) of 18.5.2006

Online on

07.06.2006

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

18.5.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12N 15/12

Application no.

95916204.1

Keywords:

Missing statement of grounds

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 15.591K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T109905.20060518
J 0015/04 (Possible reasons for exclusion/MITSUBISHI HEAVY INDUSTRIES, LTD.) of 30.5.2006

Online on

06.06.2006

Board

3.1.01

Decision date

30.5.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

-

Application no.

03020299.8

Keywords:

Notices of self-recusation of two members of the new Board concerning a possible reason for exclusion of the Chairman of this Board

Distribution

B

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 70.339K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:J001504.20060530
T 0945/02 () of 23.3.2006

Online on

06.06.2006

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

23.3.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 7/32

Application no.

97929186.1

Keywords:

Amendments - added subject-matter (yes)

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 74.728K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T094502.20060323
T 0978/02 (Pyrrolopyrimidines/NOVARTIS) of 10.5.2006

Online on

06.06.2006

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

10.5.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07D 487/04

Application no.

97940108.0

Keywords:

Novelty (yes, after amentment) - no overlapping group of compounds
Remittal to first instance

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 76.375K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T097802.20060510
T 0020/03 (Remplacement d'une scène graphique/FRANCE TELECOM) of 31.1.2006

Online on

06.06.2006

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

31.1.2006

Proc. language

FR

IPC

H04N 7/26
H04N 7/50

Application no.

98938735.2

Keywords:

Activité inventive (non)

Distribution

C

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 82.731K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T002003.20060131
T 0229/03 () of 30.5.2006

Online on

06.06.2006

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

30.5.2006

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F16B 19/04

Application no.

94927636.4

Keywords:

Zulässigkeit der Beschwerde (nein)

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 57.794K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T022903.20060530
T 0882/03 (Polyester film/DUPONT TEIJIN FILMS U.S. LIMITED PARTNERSHIP) of 11.4.2006

Online on

06.06.2006

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

11.4.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08J 5/18

Application no.

94301755.8

Keywords:

Sufficiency of disclosure - yes: lack of precision on the limits of protection does not put sufficiency into question
Inventive step - no: obvious measure in order to achieve a foreseeable effect

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 76.990K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T088203.20060411
T 1143/03 () of 28.3.2006

Online on

06.06.2006

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

28.3.2006

Proc. language

FR

IPC

C14B 7/04

Application no.

93914810.2

Keywords:

Violation du respect du contradictoire - non
Examen d'office des moyens d'opposition - non
Exposé insuffisamment clair et complet de l'invention - oui

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 77.110K)

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ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T114303.20060328
T 1138/04 (Inhibit bone resorption/Merck) of 14.3.2006

Online on

06.06.2006

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

14.3.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 31/66

Application no.

98935752.0

Keywords:

Main and first to ninth auxiliary request - added matter - yes: unallowable combination of parts of the application as filed

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 85.230K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T113804.20060314
T 1149/04 () of 31.5.2006

Online on

06.06.2006

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

31.5.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G09G 3/20

Application no.

01915834.4

Keywords:

Inventive step: yes

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 41.271K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T114904.20060531
T 0197/05 () of 18.5.2006

Online on

06.06.2006

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

18.5.2006

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61B 18/20

Application no.

96906222.3

Keywords:

Extension of subject-matter (no, after amendment)

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 66.945K)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2006:T019705.20060518
T 1079/05 () of 15.5.2006

Online on

06.06.2006

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

15.5.2006

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B65G 53/24

Application no.

97946750.3

Keywords:

Fehlende Beschwerdebegründung

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entschei