Decisions in 2016

All board of appeal decisions released for publication in 2016 are shown in the list below by month.

Available months in 2016

December 2016

J 0009/14 (Correction of withdrawal (no)) of 9.11.2016

Online on

23.12.2016

Board

3.1.01

Decision date

9.11.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61M 5/42

Application no.

07733714.5

Keywords

Correction of withdrawal of the designation of a Contracting State (no)
Publication in European Patent Register
Publication in European Patent Bulletin

Application title

Improvements relating to intravenous needle insertion or cannulation

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:J000914.20161109

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 256.797K)
T 1789/11 (Clipboard formats I/MICROSOFT) of 8.12.2016

Online on

23.12.2016

Board

3.5.06

Decision date

8.12.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 9/46

Application no.

95119547.8

Keywords

Admissibility of opposition - (yes)
Sufficiency of disclosure - (yes)
Inventive step - (no)

Application title

Data transfer with expanded clipboard formats

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T178911.20161208

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 472.663K)
T 1796/11 (Clipboard formats VI/MICROSOFT) of 8.12.2016

Online on

23.12.2016

Board

3.5.06

Decision date

8.12.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 9/46

Application no.

00110615.2

Keywords

Admissibility of opposition - (yes)
Sufficiency of disclosure - (yes)
Inventive step - (no)
Arrangements for Deposit Accounts (ADA)(Supplement to OJ EPO 10/2007), points 6.4, 6.5

Application title

Data transfer with expanded clipboard formats

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T179611.20161208

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 489.740K)
T 1797/11 (Clipboard formats IV/MICROSOFT) of 8.12.2016

Online on

23.12.2016

Board

3.5.06

Decision date

8.12.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 9/46

Application no.

00110614.5

Keywords

Admissibility of opposition - (yes)
Sufficiency of disclosure - (yes)
Inventive step - (no)
Arrangements for Deposit Accounts (ADA)(Supplement to OJ EPO 10/2007), points 6.4, 6.5

Application title

Data transfer with expanded clipboard formats

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T179711.20161208

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 486.412K)
T 1798/11 (Clipboard formats V/MICROSOFT) of 8.12.2016

Online on

23.12.2016

Board

3.5.06

Decision date

8.12.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 9/46

Application no.

00110652.5

Keywords

Admissibility of opposition - (yes)
Sufficiency of disclosure - (yes)
Inventive step - (no)
Arrangements for Deposit Accounts (ADA)(Supplement to OJ EPO 10/2007), points 6.4, 6.5

Application title

Data transfer with expanded clipboard formats

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T179811.20161208

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 486.332K)
T 1799/11 (Clipboard formats III/MICROSOFT) of 8.12.2016

Online on

23.12.2016

Board

3.5.06

Decision date

8.12.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 9/46

Application no.

00110654.1

Keywords

Admissibility of opposition - (yes)
Sufficiency of disclosure - (yes)
Inventive step - (no)
Arrangements for Deposit Accounts (ADA)(Supplement to OJ EPO 10/2007), points 6.4, 6.5

Application title

Data transfer with expanded clipboard formats

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T179911.20161208

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 487.029K)
T 1800/11 (Clipboard formats II/MICROSOFT) of 8.12.2016

Online on

23.12.2016

Board

3.5.06

Decision date

8.12.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 9/46

Application no.

00110655.8

Keywords

Admissibility of opposition - (yes)
Sufficiency of disclosure - (yes)
Inventive step - (no)
Arrangements for Deposit Accounts (ADA)(Supplement to OJ EPO 10/2007), points 6.4, 6.5

Application title

Data transfer with expanded clipboard formats

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T180011.20161208

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 493.904K)
T 0378/12 () of 8.12.2016

Online on

23.12.2016

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

8.12.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01L 25/075

Application no.

07864969.6

Keywords

Novelty - selection invention (yes)
Inventive step - (no)
Evidence - sufficient probative value (no)

Application title

LIGHTING DEVICE AND LIGHTING METHOD

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T037812.20161208

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 418.242K)
T 0469/12 () of 29.11.2016

Online on

23.12.2016

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

29.11.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H02K 41/03

Application no.

07819745.6

Keywords

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

Application title

Switched reluctance linear motor/generator

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T046912.20161129

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 281.493K)
T 1129/12 (Header and footer detection/XEROX) of 5.10.2016

Online on

23.12.2016

Board

3.5.07

Decision date

5.10.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 17/21

Application no.

06100200.2

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)
Inventive step - main request and auxiliary requests I-III
Lack of clarity and support in the description - auxiliary request IV

Application title

Method and apparatus for detecting pagination constructs including a header and a footer in legacy documents

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T112912.20161005

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 480.266K)
T 2048/12 (PU catalysts / AIR PRODUCTS) of 19.1.2016

Online on

23.12.2016

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

19.1.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B01J 31/02
C08G 18/18

Application no.

07013630.4

Keywords

Novelty (yes
Novelty - main request) commercial availability of a chemical product not necessarily a disclosure of all impurities contained therein
Inventive step: (no
Inventive step - main request) product claim embraces obvious modifications of the prior art (yes
Inventive step - auxiliary request) non-obvious improved preparation method
Sufficiency of disclosure - auxiliary request (yes)

Application title

N,N,N'-Trimethyl-bis-(aminoethyl) ether and its derivatives as catalysts for polyurethanes

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T204812.20160119

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 701.655K)
T 0936/14 () of 10.11.2016

Online on

23.12.2016

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

10.11.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B23K 26/06
G01B 3/00

Application no.

03701588.0

Keywords

Inventive step
Late-filed request
Late-filed argument

Application title

LASER MARKING

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T093614.20161110

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 321.399K)
T 2239/14 (Treatment of congestive heart failure/CAMBRIDGE NEUROSCIENCE) of 26.2.2016

Online on

23.12.2016

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

26.2.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 38/18
A61K 39/395

Application no.

00931938.5

Keywords

Late filed main request and auxiliary request 1 - admitted (no)
Auxiliary requests 2 to 5 - added matter (yes)
Reimbursement of appeal fee (no)

Application title

Methods for treating congestive heart failure

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T223914.20160226

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 364.986K)
T 2147/10 () of 6.10.2016

Online on

22.12.2016

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

6.10.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01J 7/18

Application no.

00935489.5

Keywords

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

Application title

COMPOSITE MATERIALS CAPABLE OF HYDROGEN SORPTION INDEPENDENTLY FROM ACTIVATING TREATMENTS AND METHODS FOR THE PRODUCTION THEREOF

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T214710.20161006

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 435.240K)
T 1393/11 () of 18.10.2016

Online on

22.12.2016

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

18.10.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G06K 1/00

Application no.

06725095.1

Keywords

Patentierbare Erfindung - technischer Charakter der Erfindung
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (nein)

Application title

VERFAHREN ZUM BEREITSTELLEN VON DOKUMENTATIONSINFORMATIONEN VON KOMPLEXEN MASCHINEN UND ANLAGEN, INSBESONDERE EINER SPRITZGUSSMASCHINE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T139311.20161018

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 420.089K)
T 1521/11 () of 15.12.2016

Online on

22.12.2016

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

15.12.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G06K 9/00
G07C 9/00

Application no.

04024353.7

Keywords

Patentansprüche - Klarheit
Patentansprüche - Hauptantrag (nein)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hilfsantrag (nein)

Application title

Zugangskontrollsystem

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T152111.20161215

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 411.852K)
T 1132/12 () of 9.12.2016

Online on

22.12.2016

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

9.12.2016

Proc. language

FR

IPC

H05B 6/36
H05B 6/02

Application no.

04717127.7

Keywords

Motifs d'opposition - motif d'opposition produit tardivement
Faits produits tardivement - motif non examinée par la division d'opposition

Application title

Dispositif de chauffage par induction d'une bande métallique.

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T113212.20161209

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 312.758K)
T 1219/12 (Field-based asset management/FISHER-ROSEMOUNT) of 25.11.2016

Online on

22.12.2016

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

25.11.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G05B 19/042
G05B 19/418

Application no.

06801008.1

Keywords

Inventive step (no)

Application title

Field-based asset management device and architecture

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T121912.20161125

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 320.080K)
T 1789/12 () of 29.11.2016

Online on

22.12.2016

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

29.11.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G01F 23/284

Application no.

97109195.4

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)

Application title

Mit Mikrowellen arbeitendes Füllstandsmessgerät

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T178912.20161129

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 348.670K)
T 1889/12 (Coated mica hair conditioner / KAO) of 18.2.2016

Online on

22.12.2016

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

18.2.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 8/11
A61K 8/26
A61K 8/29
A61K 8/41
A61Q 5/12
A61K 8/891
A61K 8/892
A61K 8/898

Application no.

07022337.5

Keywords

Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

Conditioning composition for keratin fibres

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T188912.20160218

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 415.229K)
T 1381/13 (Carbon dioxide purification/AIR PRODUCTS) of 1.12.2016

Online on

22.12.2016

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

1.12.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C01B 31/20
B01D 53/60

Application no.

06255984.4

Keywords

Amendments - allowable (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

Purification of carbon dioxide

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T138113.20161201

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 339.194K)
T 1715/13 (Ellipsoid/VFF) of 5.8.2016

Online on

22.12.2016

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

5.8.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B01J 19/30

Application no.

06022137.1

Keywords

Änderungen - Erweiterung des ursprünglichen Inhalts (nein)
Klarheit der Ansprüche - nach Änderung (ja - Hauptantrag)
Zurückverweisung an die erste Instanz zur weiteren Prüfung

Application title

Gitterförmiger Füllkörper, insbesondere für Stoff- und/oder Wärmeaustauschkolonnen

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T171513.20160805

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 345.685K)
T 2030/13 (Composition de nettoyage/L'OREAL) of 20.12.2016

Online on

22.12.2016

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

20.12.2016

Proc. language

FR

IPC

A61K 8/02
A61K 8/44
A61K 8/60
A61K 8/73
A61K 8/81
A61Q 19/10

Application no.

07115223.5

Keywords

Revendications - clarté (non)
Revendications - revendication comprenant caractéristiques entre parenthèses
Revendications - disclaimer comprenant des marques commerciales

Application title

Composition de nettoyage contenant des polymères superabsorbants

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T203013.20161220

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 319.913K)
T 0522/14 () of 24.11.2016

Online on

22.12.2016

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

24.11.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A61K 9/70
A61K 47/32

Application no.

07018343.9

Keywords

Einspruchsgründe - mangelhafte Offenbarung (nein)
Beschwerdeentscheidung - Zurückverweisung an die erste Instanz (ja)

Application title

Pflaster, enthaltend Fentanylum

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T052214.20161124

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 328.035K)
T 0257/15 () of 7.12.2016

Online on

22.12.2016

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

7.12.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B60G 11/46
B60G 11/28
B60G 7/00
B60G 9/00

Application no.

05076954.6

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)

Application title

Suspension arm with flattened end part

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T025715.20161207

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 334.519K)
T 2240/10 (Adaptive error correction/NXP) of 14.12.2016

Online on

21.12.2016

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

14.12.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04L 1/00

Application no.

06821115.0

Keywords

Inventive step - (yes, after amendment)

Application title

Apparatus and method for error correction in mobile wireless applications incorporating correction bypass

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T224010.20161214

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 324.292K)
T 2381/11 () of 28.10.2016

Online on

21.12.2016

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

28.10.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F16M 1/08

Application no.

02704125.0

Keywords

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

Application title

Low growth power transmission belt

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T238111.20161028

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 388.889K)
T 0431/12 (Dual clutch transmission/LUBRIZOL) of 15.6.2016

Online on

21.12.2016

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

15.6.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C10M 141/10
C10M 141/12
C10M 141/08
C10N 40/04

Application no.

03746927.7

Keywords

Amendments - extension beyond the content of the application as filed (no)
Inventive step - non-obvious solution

Application title

METHOD FOR LUBRICATING A DUAL CLUTCH TRANSMISSION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T043112.20160615

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 395.498K)
T 1585/12 () of 13.10.2016

Online on

21.12.2016

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

13.10.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A22C 21/06

Application no.

07075198.7

Keywords

Grounds for opposition - added subject-matter (no)
Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

Device for taking entrails packages

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T158512.20161013

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 385.678K)
T 2009/12 (Recipient control of messages/PITNEY BOWES) of 1.12.2016

Online on

21.12.2016

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

1.12.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04M 1/64
H04M 1/65
H04M 3/42
H04M 3/50
H04M 3/527
H04M 3/53
H04M 3/533

Application no.

01939896.5

Keywords

Late-filed requests
Late-filed request - admitted (no)

Application title

Recipient control over aspects of incoming messages

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T200912.20161201

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 364.081K)
T 2051/12 (Automatic repeat request during soft hand-off/ALCATEL-LUCENT) of 7.12.2016

Online on

21.12.2016

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

7.12.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04Q 7/38
H04L 1/18

Application no.

05255758.4

Keywords

Added subject-matter - no (after amendment)

Application title

Hybrid automatic repeat request operation during soft hand offs in a wireless system

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T205112.20161207

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 269.387K)
T 2159/12 (Bispecific antibody/AMGEN) of 6.10.2016

Online on

21.12.2016

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

6.10.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07K 16/28
A61K 39/395
A61P 35/00
A61P 35/02
A61P 19/02

Application no.

04739378.0

Keywords

Amendments - allowable (yes)
Inventive Step - main request - claim 1 (yes)
Remittal to the department of first instance - (yes)

Application title

Pharmaceutical compositions comprising bispecific anti-CD3, anti-CD19 antibody constructs for the treatment of B-cell related disorders

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T215912.20161006

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 357.333K)
T 0018/13 (Polypeptides/NOVOZYMES) of 14.12.2016

Online on

21.12.2016

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

14.12.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07K 14/32
C12N 9/00
C12N 15/31
C12N 15/52
A23K 1/00

Application no.

06706131.7

Keywords

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

Application title

Polypeptides and nucleic acids encoding same

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T001813.20161214

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 248.125K)
T 1870/13 () of 21.10.2016

Online on

21.12.2016

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

21.10.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B60T 7/12
B60W 10/02
B60W 10/06
B60W 30/18

Application no.

03783018.9

Keywords

Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

METHOD AND DEVICE FOR HILL START

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T187013.20161021

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 346.184K)
T 2177/13 (Decoding hypotheses/QUALCOMM) of 2.12.2016

Online on

21.12.2016

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

2.12.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04L 1/00

Application no.

08782007.2

Keywords

Oral proceedings - non-attendance of the appellant
Inventive step - (no): obvious implementation details
Remittal to the first instance for further prosecution - (no)
Reimbursement of appeal fee - (no)

Application title

Decoding scheme using multiple hypotheses about transmitted messages

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T217713.20161202

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 386.672K)
T 0203/14 () of 28.11.2016

Online on

21.12.2016

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

28.11.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C09J 123/08

Application no.

03794458.4

Keywords

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

Application title

IMPROVED POLYOLEFIN-BASED ADHESIVE RESINS AND METHOD OF MAKING ADHESIVE RESINS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T020314.20161128

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 225.919K)
T 0692/14 () of 5.7.2016

Online on

21.12.2016

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

5.7.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A23L 1/09
A23L 1/236
A23L 2/60

Application no.

07816204.7

Keywords

Admissibility of new main request (yes)
Remittal (yes)
Reimbursement of costs (no)

Application title

CONSUMABLES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T069214.20160705

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 334.328K)
T 0974/15 () of 26.10.2016

Online on

21.12.2016

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

26.10.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B60D 1/52
B60R 9/06
B60D 1/06

Application no.

10164859.0

Keywords

Novelty - main request (no)
Novelty - first and second alternative main requests (no)
Novelty - first auxiliary request (no)
Amendments - extension beyond the content of the application as filed
Amendments - second and third auxiliary requests (yes)
Inventive step - fourth auxiliary request (yes)

Application title

Vehicle hitch device

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T097415.20161026

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 429.772K)
T 1602/16 () of 16.12.2016

Online on

21.12.2016

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

16.12.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61M 5/158
A61M 5/32

Application no.

03711322.2

Keywords

Admissibility of appeal - missing statement of grounds

Application title

INSERTION DEVICE FOR AN INSERTION SET AND METHOD OF USING THE SAME

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T160216.20161216

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 251.093K)
T 1291/13 (Uplink power control/SAMSUNG) of 14.12.2016

Online on

20.12.2016

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

14.12.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04B 7/005

Application no.

07016645.9

Keywords

Reasoned decision (no)
Remittal (yes)
Substantial procedural violation and reimbursement of appeal fee (yes)

Application title

Method and apparatus for uplink power control in communication system

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T129113.20161214

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 279.667K)
T 2199/13 () of 4.11.2016

Online on

20.12.2016

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

4.11.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F16D 25/08

Application no.

07008393.6

Keywords

Rechtliches Gehör
Angefochtene Entscheidung - begründet (nein)

Application title

Nehmerzylinder und Hydraulisches System

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T219913.20161104

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 251.548K)
T 2151/14 (Emulating an http server/OPENTV) of 14.12.2016

Online on

20.12.2016

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

14.12.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04H 20/16
H04N 7/16
H04N 7/24
H04N 7/173

Application no.

03754762.7

Keywords

Amendments - added subject-matter (no)

Application title

METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR EMULATING AN HTTP SERVER THROUGH A BROADCAST CAROUSEL

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T215114.20161214

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 285.778K)
T 0704/12 () of 10.12.2016

Online on

19.12.2016

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

10.12.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A01K 1/12

Application no.

03774441.4

Keywords

Sufficiency of disclosure (yes)
Novelty and inventive step of claim 1 as upheld (yes)
Admissibility of late filed documents (no)

Application title

AN APPARATUS FOR DETECTING ANIMALS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T070412.20161210

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 297.298K)
T 1820/12 () of 20.10.2016

Online on

19.12.2016

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

20.10.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B23Q 5/10

Application no.

08168321.1

Keywords

Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

Spindle device for machine tool

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T182012.20161020

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 301.370K)
T 0623/13 () of 1.12.2016

Online on

19.12.2016

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

1.12.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61B 5/145

Application no.

06728184.0

Keywords

Claims - clarity (no)
Claims - claim must be clear in itself

Application title

OPTICAL SENSOR DEVICE AND IMAGE PROCESSING UNIT FOR MEASURING CHEMICAL CONCENTRATIONS, CHEMICAL SATURATIONS AND BIOPHYSICAL PARAMETERS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T062313.20161201

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 341.994K)
T 1071/13 () of 27.10.2016

Online on

19.12.2016

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

27.10.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F16D 13/72

Application no.

06026391.0

Keywords

Neuheit
Änderungen

Application title

Kühlmediumverteileinrichtung

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T107113.20161027

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 356.725K)
T 1198/16 () of 13.12.2016

Online on

19.12.2016

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

13.12.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H03H 17/04

Application no.

99300265.8

Keywords

Admissibility of appeal - missing statement of grounds

Application title

Improvements in or relating to filters

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T119816.20161213

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 217.515K)
T 0661/11 (Uniform directory-service access/MICROSOFT TECHNOLOGY LICENSING) of 15.11.2016

Online on

16.12.2016

Board

3.5.07

Decision date

15.11.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 17/30

Application no.

04014741.5

Keywords

Inventive step - main request (yes)

Application title

Method and system for uniformly accessing multiple directory services

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T066111.20161115

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 360.523K)
T 0463/12 () of 22.11.2016

Online on

16.12.2016

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

22.11.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G01D 5/244

Application no.

03748065.4

Keywords

Ausreichende Offenbarung - (ja)
Neuheit und erfinderische Tätigkeit
Neuheit - (ja)

Application title

VERFAHREN ZUM BETRIEB EINER POSITIONSMESSEINRICHTUNG UND GEEIGNETE POSITIONSMESSEINRICHTUNG HIERZU

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T046312.20161122

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 459.169K)
T 0211/13 (Implant / Howmedica Osteonics Corp.) of 23.6.2016

Online on

16.12.2016

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

23.6.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61L 27/30
A61L 27/56

Application no.

06125422.3

Keywords

New objection raised during oral proceedings - admitted (no)
Inventive step - main request (yes)

Application title

Implant with laser-produced porous surface

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T021113.20160623

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 352.655K)
T 2338/13 (Bille frittée/SAINT-GOBAIN) of 29.9.2016

Online on

16.12.2016

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

29.9.2016

Proc. language

FR

IPC

C04B 35/486

Application no.

06709384.9

Keywords

Motifs d'opposition - exposé insuffisant (non)
Motifs d'opposition - nouveauté (oui)
Motifs d'opposition - activité inventive (oui)
Etat de la technique - présentation PowerPoint - accessibilité au public (non)
Procédure d'instruction - audition de témoins
Procédure d'instruction - affidavits
Procédure d'instruction - degré de conviction de l'instance
Procédure d'instruction - force probante suffisante (non)

Application title

BILLE FRITTEE À BASE DE ZIRCONE ET D'OXYDE DE CERIUM

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T233813.20160929

Distribution

C

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 400.795K)
T 2355/14 () of 27.9.2016

Online on

16.12.2016

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

27.9.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B29C 49/78

Application no.

05000444.9

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit (Hauptantrag)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - nein
Zulässigkeit von Hilfsanträgen, die ohne Begründung eingereicht wurden - nein

Application title

Vorrichtung zur Bearbeitung von Werkstücken

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T235514.20160927

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 357.458K)
T 1858/15 () of 30.11.2016

Online on

16.12.2016

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

30.11.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B60R 22/46

Application no.

07729317.3

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)

Application title

GURTSTRAFFERANTRIEB

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T185815.20161130

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 290.581K)
T 1827/11 () of 9.11.2016

Online on

15.12.2016

Board

3.5.04

Decision date

9.11.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04N 7/167
G06F 17/30

Application no.

03791219.3

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)

Application title

Diligent control of preview of stored contents

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T182711.20161109

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 330.103K)
T 0415/12 () of 9.9.2016

Online on

15.12.2016

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

9.9.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A47J 31/44
A47J 31/60

Application no.

08020408.4

Keywords

Added subject-matter - main and first to third auxiliary requests (yes)
Added subject-matter - fourth auxiliary request (no)
Inventive step - fourth auxiliary request (yes)
Admissibility of late submission (no)

Application title

Coffee machine

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T041512.20160909

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 354.488K)
T 0417/12 () of 16.9.2016

Online on

15.12.2016

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

16.9.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A47L 15/00
A47L 15/46

Application no.

04804727.8

Keywords

Einführung neuer Einspruchsgrund (nein)
Spät eingereichte Beweismittel (teilweise zugelassen)
Spät eingereichter Hilfsantrag - zugelassen (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Haupt- und Hilfsanträge 2 und 3 (nein) Hilfsantrag 4 (ja)

Application title

SPÜLMASCHINENSTEUERUNG ZUR BEWÄLTIGUNG GROSSER SPEISERESTMENGEN DURCH VARIIERBARE SPÜLPROGRAMME

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T041712.20160916

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 411.596K)
T 1390/12 () of 28.7.2016

Online on

15.12.2016

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

28.7.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C08G 18/48

Application no.

01105735.3

Keywords

Neuheit - mehrfache Auswahl
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (nein) weiteres Verfahren
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - kein technischer Effekt
Verspätetes Vorbringen- neue Argumente nach Anberaumung der mündlichen Verhandlung bzw. während der mündlichen Verhandlung zugelassen
Verspätetes Vorbringen - nein

Application title

Verfahren zur Herstellung von Hartschaumstoffen auf Isocyanatbasis

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T139012.20160728

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 398.559K)
T 2104/13 (Abgasanlage/CONTINENTAL AUTOMOTIVE) of 9.12.2016

Online on

15.12.2016

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

9.12.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B01D 53/94
F01N 3/022
F01N 3/023
F01N 3/20

Application no.

10180942.4

Keywords

Änderungen - Erweiterung über den Inhalt der früheren Anmeldung in der eingereichten Fassung hinaus (nein)
Änderungen - Erweiterung über den Inhalt der Anmeldung in der eingereichten Fassung hinaus (nein)

Application title

Abgasanlage mit Reduktionsmittelzufuhr und Filterelement mit SCR-Katalysator

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T210413.20161209

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 297.698K)
T 1938/14 (Luftfiltermedium/Wolf) of 24.11.2016

Online on

15.12.2016

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

24.11.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B01D 39/16

Application no.

08167401.2

Keywords

Ausreichende Offenbarung - Hauptantrag (nein)
Ausreichende Offenbarung - Hilfsantrag (nein)
Änderungen - Erweiterung des Patentanspruchs (ja)

Application title

Luftfiltermedium

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T193814.20161124

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 347.429K)
T 2043/12 () of 21.6.2016

Online on

14.12.2016

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

21.6.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08F 4/04
C08F 4/32
C08F 4/40
C08J 3/28
C08J 3/12
C08F 6/00
C08F 2/10
C08F 2/48

Application no.

04721845.8

Keywords

Novelty - (yes) impurities- subject-matter of claim a particle not a polymer per se
Inventive step - (no) (main request, auxiliary request)
Late-filed argument - admitted (no) argument could have been brought forward in first instance proceedings

Application title

COLOR-STABLE SUPERABSORBENT POLYMER COMPOSITION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T204312.20160621

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 429.983K)
T 0850/13 () of 7.7.2016

Online on

14.12.2016

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

7.7.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C08G 18/48
C08G 18/10

Application no.

99110684.0

Keywords

Änderungen - offenbarter Disclaimer
Änderungen - Zulässig
Ausreichende Offenbarung - (ja) Alle Anträge
Neuheit - (ja) Alle Anträge
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (nein) Hauptantrag
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja) Hauptantrag
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja) Hilfsantrag VI

Application title

Verfahren zur Herstellung von Polyurethan-Elastomeren

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T085013.20160707

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 398.923K)
T 0964/13 () of 8.12.2016

Online on

14.12.2016

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

8.12.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01N 33/543

Application no.

07121917.4

Keywords

Novelty - (main request and auxiliary request 1) (no)
Inventive step - (auxiliary requests 5 and 6) (no)
Amendments - extension beyond the content of the application as filed (auxiliary requests 2, 3, 4, 4A and 7) (yes)
Late-filed request - justification for late filing (auxiliary requests 1A and 3A) (no)
Late-filed document - admitted (yes)

Application title

Organic polymer particles and process for producing the same, magnetic particles for diagnostics, carboxyl group-containing particles and process for producing the same, and probe-bound particles and process for producing the same

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T096413.20161208

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 684.947K)
T 2064/11 (Unzulässige Erweiterung (Ja - Hauptantrag)) of 4.11.2016

Online on

13.12.2016

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

4.11.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G06K 19/18

Application no.

00110988.3

Keywords

-

Application title

Coextrudierte Verbundfolie

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T206411.20161104

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 383.632K)
T 2439/11 (Web-page classification/FACILITYLIVE OPCO) of 11.11.2016

Online on

13.12.2016

Board

3.5.07

Decision date

11.11.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 17/30

Application no.

07856906.8

Keywords

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

Application title

Method for classifying web pages and organising corresponding contents

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T243911.20161111

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 330.177K)
T 2506/12 () of 4.10.2016

Online on

13.12.2016

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

4.10.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 47/48
A61K 31/704
A61K 31/4995
A61K 45/06
A61P 35/00

Application no.

05803151.9

Keywords

Novelty - second (or further) medical use (yes)
Inventive step - reasonable expectation of success (yes)

Application title

PEGYLATED LIPOSOMAL DOXORUBICIN IN COMBINATION WITH ECTEINESCIDIN 743

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T250612.20161004

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 542.607K)
T 2521/12 () of 18.10.2016

Online on

13.12.2016

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

18.10.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B23K 26/38
F01D 5/18

Application no.

06775915.9

Keywords

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

Application title

VERFAHREN ZUM FERTIGEN VON BOHRUNGEN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T252112.20161018

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 333.764K)
T 1075/13 () of 20.7.2016

Online on

13.12.2016

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

20.7.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08L 23/08
C08L 23/06
C08J 5/18

Application no.

04768050.9

Keywords

Inventive step - All requests (no)

Application title

POLYMER BLENDS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T107513.20160720

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 338.899K)
T 1530/13 (Air cleaner arrangements/DONALDSON) of 17.11.2016

Online on

13.12.2016

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

17.11.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B01D 46/52

Application no.

05713751.5

Keywords

Amendments - allowable (yes)
Claims - clarity (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

AIR CLEANER ARRANGEMENTS; SERVICEABLE FILTER ELEMENTS; AND, METHODS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T153013.20161117

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 405.828K)
T 1620/13 () of 20.9.2016

Online on

13.12.2016

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

20.9.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61L 9/20
A61M 16/06
A62B 18/02

Application no.

08718993.2

Keywords

Main request and auxiliary request 1: novelty (no) - feature depending on how device is used does not necessarily restrict the device per se
Auxiliary request 2: amendments (allowable); method not excluded by Article 53(c) EPC; remittal - fresh case

Application title

PROTECTIVE DEVICE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T162013.20160920

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 292.749K)
T 1834/13 () of 25.10.2016

Online on

13.12.2016

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

25.10.2016

Proc. language

FR

IPC

C09J 7/04
D04H 1/48
D04H 1/60

Application no.

00402422.0

Keywords

Nouveauté - sélection multiple
Activité inventive - alternative non évidente

Application title

Ruban adhésif sur support non tissé déchirable à la main

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T183413.20161025

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 371.059K)
T 2167/13 () of 7.12.2016

Online on

13.12.2016

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

7.12.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B22C 9/10
B29C 67/00

Application no.

07121789.7

Keywords

implicit disclosure (no)
selection invention (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

Disposable thin wall core die, methods of manufacture thereof and articles manufactured therefrom

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T216713.20161207

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 294.611K)
T 2420/13 () of 8.12.2016

Online on

13.12.2016

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

8.12.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G02C 7/02

Application no.

08002475.5

Keywords

Ausnahmen von der Patentierbarkeit - Verfahren zur therapeutischen Behandlung des menschlichen Körpers
Ausnahmen von der Patentierbarkeit - Nein

Application title

Progressives Brillenglas mit geringen Vergrößerungsunterschieden

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T242013.20161208

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 362.461K)
T 2219/10 (Request objects in display order/SAMSUNG) of 6.9.2016

Online on

12.12.2016

Board

3.5.07

Decision date

6.9.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 17/30

Application no.

07102583.7

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)
Request not admitted in first instance - admitted (yes)

Application title

Apparatus and method for displaying objects according to object request order

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T221910.20160906

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 384.775K)
T 2604/11 (POWER MANAGEMENT / HP) of 7.12.2016

Online on

12.12.2016

Board

3.5.06

Decision date

7.12.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 1/32
G06F 1/26

Application no.

07749806.1

Keywords

Inventive step - after amendment (yes)

Application title

POWER MANAGEMENT SYSTEM AND METHOD

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T260411.20161207

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 287.850K)
T 0107/12 () of 22.11.2016

Online on

12.12.2016

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

22.11.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H03J 5/02

Application no.

05789530.2

Keywords

Inventive step - (yes, after amendment)

Application title

Electronic filter device for the reception of TV-signals

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T010712.20161122

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 326.349K)
T 0272/13 () of 11.11.2016

Online on

12.12.2016

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

11.11.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B27N 3/00
B27N 3/08

Application no.

00962480.0

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hauptantrag (ja)

Application title

PLATTENFÖRMIGES FORMELEMENT AUF NATURFASERBASIS UND VERFAHREN ZU SEINER HERSTELLUNG

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T027213.20161111

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 288.701K)
T 0066/14 (Behandlung von biologischen Abfällen/FRAUNHOFER-GESELLSCHAFT) of 15.11.2016

Online on

12.12.2016

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

15.11.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C02F 1/36
C02F 11/12
C02F 3/34
C02F 3/30

Application no.

99250308.6

Keywords

Wesentlicher Verfahrensmangel - (ja)
Wesentlicher Verfahrensmangel - pflichtgemäße Ausübung des Ermessens (nein)
Wesentlicher Verfahrensmangel - Zulassung eines Einwands unter Artikel 83 EPÜ im Ermessen der Einspruchsabteilung (nein)
Wesentlicher Verfahrensmangel - Rückzahlung der Beschwerdegebühr (nein)
Ausreichende Gelegenheit zur Stellungnahme hinsichtlich im Prüfungsverfahren eingereichter Beweismittel (ja)
Zurückverweisung an die erste Instanz - besondere Gründe gegen unmittelbare Zurückverweisung (ja)
Änderungen - Erweiterung über den Inhalt der Anmeldung in der eingereichten Fassung hinaus (nein)
Änderungen - Erweiterung des Patentanspruchs (nein)

Application title

Verfahren zur Behandlung von biologischen Abfällen

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T006614.20161115

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 471.756K)
D 0015/16 () of 7.9.2016

Online on

09.12.2016

Board

DBA

Decision date

7.9.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

-

Application no.

-

Keywords

-

Application title

-

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:D001516.20160907

Distribution

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 35.021K)
R 0008/15 (Fundamental violation of the right to be heard) of 18.7.2016

Online on

09.12.2016

Board

EBA

Decision date

18.7.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B61L 27/00

Application no.

05812515.4

Keywords

Parties entitled to advance indications of the reasons for a decision (no)
Decision non-reasoned for purposes of the right to be heard (no)
Petition allowable (no) – no violation of petitioner’s right to be heard
European Court of Human Rights: Luka v. Romania, No. 34197/02; Hadjianastassiou v. Greece, No. 12945/87; Schumacher v. Germany, No. 14029/05

Application title

COMMUNICATION, MONITOR AND CONTROL METHOD FOR RAILWAY TRAFFIC

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:R000815.20160718

Distribution

B

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 57.299K)
T 0315/11 () of 7.12.2016

Online on

09.12.2016

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

7.12.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01L 29/06
H01L 29/78
H01L 29/267
H01L 29/165
H01L 21/04
H01L 29/812
H01L 29/732
H01L 29/24
H01L 29/20
H01L 29/16

Application no.

06011118.4

Keywords

Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

Semiconductor device and method of manufacturing the same

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T031511.20161207

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 304.293K)
T 1357/11 () of 12.10.2016

Online on

09.12.2016

Board

3.5.04

Decision date

12.10.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04N 7/24
H04N 5/00
H04N 7/58

Application no.

02758439.0

Keywords

Amendments - extension beyond the content of the application as filed (yes)
Claims - clarity (no)

Application title

MPEG-4 remote communication device

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T135711.20161012

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 302.528K)
T 0475/14 (Antiperspirant or deodorant composition/Unilever PLC, Unilever N.V.) of 30.6.2016

Online on

09.12.2016

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

30.6.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 8/92
A61K 8/34
A61K 8/04
A61K 8/37
A61Q 15/00

Application no.

03257403.0

Keywords

Main request - Amendments (no)
Auxiliary request 1 - Amendments (no)
Auxiliary request 2 - Amendments (no)
Auxiliary requests 3 and 4 - Admission into the proceedings (no)
Auxiliary request 5 -Inventive step (no)
Auxiliary request 6 - Amendments and inventive step (yes)

Application title

Antiperspirant or deodorant composition

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T047514.20160630

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 471.847K)
T 2434/10 (Custom product design/CIMPRESS SCHWEIZ) of 2.8.2016

Online on

08.12.2016

Board

3.5.07

Decision date

2.8.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 17/21

Application no.

04812723.7

Keywords

Claims - clarity after amendment (yes)
Inventive step - after amendment (yes)
Patentable invention - presentation of information as such (no)

Application title

System and method for custom product design

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T243410.20160802

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 409.868K)
T 0222/11 (Maturation of the immune system in neonates/BAVARIAN NORDIC) of 4.3.2016

Online on

08.12.2016

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

4.3.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 39/285
A61K 39/245

Application no.

03732280.7

Keywords

Sole request - requirements of the EPC met (yes)

Application title

Modified Vaccinia Virus Ankara for the vaccination of neonates

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T022211.20160304

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 484.291K)
T 1525/11 (Fluency A/D functions/JAPAN SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY AGENCY) of 12.10.2016

Online on

08.12.2016

Board

3.5.07

Decision date

12.10.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H03M 1/12
H03F 3/45
H04L 29/02

Application no.

05719929.1

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)

Application title

Signal processing device and method, signal processing program, and recording medium where the program is recorded

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T152511.20161012

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 488.952K)
T 1770/11 () of 30.11.2016

Online on

08.12.2016

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

30.11.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06K 7/00
G06K 19/07

Application no.

07003851.8

Keywords

Claims - clarity (no)

Application title

Multi-mode identification system

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T177011.20161130

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 312.744K)
T 1908/11 () of 6.6.2016

Online on

08.12.2016

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

6.6.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F16J 15/12

Application no.

03016474.3

Keywords

Neuheit (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit (ja)

Application title

Verfahren zur Herstellung von Dichtelementen sowie Dichtelement

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T190811.20160606

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 438.021K)
T 1330/13 () of 10.11.2016

Online on

08.12.2016

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

10.11.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C03C 13/00
C04B 35/624

Application no.

06808476.3

Keywords

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

Application title

HIGH TEMPERATURE RESISTANT FIBRES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T133013.20161110

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 361.943K)
T 1471/13 () of 12.10.2016

Online on

08.12.2016

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

12.10.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B60T 7/04
B60T 7/10
B60T 13/66

Application no.

06791852.4

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit (Hauptantrag, Hilfsantrag 1, Hilfsantrag 2): NEIN

Application title

VORRICHTUNG UND VERFAHREN ZUM STEUERN EINER ELEKTRISCHEN FESTSTELLBREMSE EINES NUTZFAHRZEUGS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T147113.20161012

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 355.104K)
T 0658/14 (Erfinderische Tätigkeit: JA - Deutlich und vollständig offenbart: JA) of 15.11.2016

Online on

08.12.2016

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

15.11.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B60D 1/14

Application no.

08173077.2

Keywords

-

Application title

Anhängekupplung

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T065814.20161115

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 345.542K)
T 1584/15 () of 21.11.2016

Online on

08.12.2016

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

21.11.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B66F 7/24

Application no.

11007797.1

Keywords

Amendments - added subject-matter (yes)

Application title

A levelling device

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T158415.20161121

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 273.218K)
T 2082/13 () of 8.9.2016

Online on

07.12.2016

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

8.9.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 8/02
A61Q 5/02
A61Q 19/10
C11D 1/29
C11D 1/94
C11D 3/18
C11D 3/382
C11D 1/88
C11D 1/90
C11D 3/20
C11D 3/22
C11D 3/37

Application no.

05786482.9

Keywords

Inventive step - main request (no)
Inventive step - first and second auxiliary request (no)
Third auxiliary request - allowed

Application title

ENHANCED OIL DELIVERY FROM STRUCTURED SURFACTANT FORMULATIONS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T208213.20160908

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 438.923K)
T 0859/14 () of 11.11.2016

Online on

07.12.2016

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

11.11.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B64D 45/02

Application no.

07873670.9

Keywords

Added subject-matter (no)
Remittal for further prosecution (yes)

Application title

LARGE AREA CIRCUITRY USING APPLIQUES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T085914.20161111

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 297.481K)
T 2642/11 () of 15.11.2016

Online on

06.12.2016

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

15.11.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B66B 5/04
B66B 7/02
B66B 7/06

Application no.

01958428.3

Keywords

Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

GOVERNOR AND ELEVATOR

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T264211.20161115

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 348.386K)
T 0066/12 () of 9.11.2016

Online on

06.12.2016

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

9.11.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01M 8/04
H01M 16/00
B60L 11/18
H01M 10/42

Application no.

01972381.6

Keywords

Novelty - selection from a range
Novelty - (no)
Late-filed simulation results - admitted (no)
Late-filed requests
Late-filed request - admitted (no)
Referral to the Enlarged Board of Appeal - (no)

Application title

DC power source with fuel cell

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T006612.20161109

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 441.092K)
T 1825/14 (Wireless communication system/HTC) of 5.9.2016

Online on

06.12.2016

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

5.9.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04W 60/00

Application no.

11002792.7

Keywords

Substantial procedural violation - (yes)

Application title

Method to inform user equipment to perform register procedure in wireless communication system, and related communication device

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T182514.20160905

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 260.990K)
T 0760/15 () of 29.9.2016

Online on

06.12.2016

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

29.9.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B23D 47/04
B27B 5/07

Application no.

08008721.6

Keywords

Grounds for opposition - added subject-matter (yes)
Amendments - allowable (no)
Amendments - broadening of claim (yes)
Correction of errors in decisions
Correction of error - (no)

Application title

Sawing machine of the vertical type

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T076015.20160929

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 300.855K)
T 0547/10 (Transgenic cotton plants/BAYER CROPSCIENCE) of 13.7.2016

Online on

05.12.2016

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

13.7.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12N 15/82
C12Q 1/68
A01H 5/00

Application no.

06762978.2

Keywords

Main request - requirements of the EPC met (yes)

Application title

Herbicide tolerant cotton plants and methods for identifying same

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T054710.20160713

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 386.623K)
T 1743/12 () of 15.7.2016

Online on

05.12.2016

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

15.7.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08F 20/06
C08F 2/10
A61L 15/60

Application no.

04021552.7

Keywords

Amendments - added subject-matter (yes) Main request, Auxiliary requests 1-7
Novelty - (yes) Auxiliary request 8

Application title

Water-absorbent resin having treated surface and process for producing the same

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T174312.20160715

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 383.866K)
T 1637/13 () of 24.10.2016

Online on

05.12.2016

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

24.10.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B64C 13/26
B64C 9/14
B64C 3/50

Application no.

05794250.0

Keywords

Added subject-matter (main request, auxiliary request I : yes)
Substantiation of grounds of appeal concerning inventive step (no)

Application title

SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR PROVIDING DIFFERENTIAL MOTION TO WING HIGH LIFT DEVICES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T163713.20161024

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 320.452K)
T 1738/14 () of 24.6.2016

Online on

05.12.2016

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

24.6.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B42D 15/10

Application no.

08762344.3

Keywords

Novelty - main request (no)
Novelty - auxiliary request 1 (no)
Admissibility of auxiliary requests 2 and 3 - request clearly allowable (no)
Admissibility of late-filed auxiliary request 4 - could have been presented at first instance proceedings (no)

Application title

Holographic Security Device

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T173814.20160624

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 425.387K)
J 0007/15 (Re-establishment of rights) of 12.10.2016

Online on

02.12.2016

Board

3.1.01

Decision date

12.10.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B22F 3/087
B22F 3/11
B22F 3/12
B22F 3/15
B22F 3/16
B22F 3/17

Application no.

10729366.4

Keywords

Re-establishment of rigths - payment of renewal fee - all due care by the applicant (yes) - isolated mistake with a normally satisfactory system

Application title

MULTILEVEL PARTS FROM AGGLOMERATED SPHERICAL METAL POWDER

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:J000715.20161012

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 391.262K)
J 0008/15 (Re-establishment of rights) of 12.10.2016

Online on

02.12.2016

Board

3.1.01

Decision date

12.10.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B22F 3/16
B22F 3/11
B22F 3/12
B22F 3/15
B22F 3/17
C22C 33/02

Application no.

10729365.6

Keywords

Re-establishment of rights - payment of renewal fee
Re-establishment of rights - all due care by the applicant (yes)
Re-establishment of rights - isolated mistake within a normally satisfactory monitoring system

Application title

METHOD FOR THE MANUFACTURE OF A METAL PART

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:J000815.20161012

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 390.515K)
R 0005/16 (Petition clearly unallowable) of 24.10.2016

Online on

02.12.2016

Board

EBA

Decision date

24.10.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61L 24/08

Application no.

07700163.4

Keywords

Fundamental violation of the right to be heard (no)

Application title

LAYERED ADHESIVE CONSTRUCTION WITH ADHESIVE LAYERS HAVING DIFFERENT HYDROCOLLOID COMPOSITION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:R000516.20161024

Distribution

B

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 36.274K)
T 1196/12 (Immunogenic composition/NOVARTIS) of 5.7.2016

Online on

02.12.2016

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

5.7.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 39/39
A61P 31/00

Application no.

02767756.6

Keywords

Inventive step - main request, auxiliary requests 1 to 6 (no)

Application title

Vaccines comprising aluminium adjuvants and histidine

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T119612.20160705

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 360.854K)
T 1961/12 (Storing and accessing personal location-based information/NOKIA) of 10.11.2016

Online on

02.12.2016

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

10.11.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04Q 7/20
H04Q 7/32

Application no.

03760098.8

Keywords

Novelty - all requests (no)

Application title

A method and device for storing and accessing personal information

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T196112.20161110

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 300.953K)
T 2103/14 () of 29.11.2016

Online on

02.12.2016

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

29.11.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F01M 13/04

Application no.

00916937.6

Keywords

Schwerwiegender Verfahrensmangel - mündliche Verhandlung nicht anberaumt
Rückzahlung der Beschwerdegebühr - (ja)

Application title

ÖLABSCHEIDER ZUR ENTÖLUNG VON KURBELGEHÄUSE-ENTLÜFTUNGSGASEN EINER BRENNKRAFTMASCHINE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T210314.20161129

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 255.749K)
T 1931/16 (Patient self-care device/NOVO NORDISK) of 29.11.2016

Online on

02.12.2016

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

29.11.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 19/00

Application no.

05801403.6

Keywords

-

Application title

METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR SELF- MANAGEMENT OF A DISEASE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T193116.20161129

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 219.819K)
T 1921/12 () of 26.10.2016

Online on

01.12.2016

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

26.10.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B24B 31/00
B23F 19/00
F16H 55/06

Application no.

04753821.0

Keywords

Correction of errors in the granted patent by the Examining Division (see points 2 and 3)
Public access to decisions correcting the patent after grant (see point 3.6)
Fundamental procedural defect - (no)
Late-filed auxiliary requests - request clearly allowable (no)
Inventive step - (no)

Application title

SUPERFINISHING LARGE PLANETARY GEAR SYSTEMS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T192112.20161026

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 566.235K)
T 1902/14 () of 28.6.2016

Online on

01.12.2016

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

28.6.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B60J 7/00

Application no.

11159575.7

Keywords

Late-filed document - admitted (yes)
Novelty - main request (no)
Late-filed auxiliary requests - admitted (yes)
Amendments - added subject-matter (yes) auxiliary request 1
Amendments - added subject-matter (no) auxiliary request 2
Sufficiency of disclosure - (yes)
Inventive step - auxiliary request 2 (yes)

Application title

Shade apparatus for vehicle

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T190214.20160628

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 430.465K)
T 0236/15 () of 25.11.2016

Online on

01.12.2016

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

25.11.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01R 13/24

Application no.

07728664.9

Keywords

Admissibility of appeal - notice of appeal
Admissibility of appeal - filed within time limit (no)
Re-establishment of rights - all due care (no)

Application title

CONNECTION DEVICE FOR ELECTRICAL OR ELECTRONIC CONNECTIONS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T023615.20161125

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 329.695K)

November 2016

T 0773/12 (Bimodal dispersions/DOW) of 21.9.2016

Online on

30.11.2016

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

21.9.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C09D 125/10
D21H 19/58
C09D 113/02

Application no.

02723055.6

Keywords

Inventive step - auxiliary request 2 (no)
Late-filed requests A and B
Late-filed request - admitted (no)

Application title

BIMODAL AQUEOUS POLYMER DISPERSIONS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T077312.20160921

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 371.347K)
T 0116/15 (Aufbereitung von Abwasser/BAUER) of 18.11.2016

Online on

30.11.2016

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

18.11.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C02F 3/32
B01D 1/00

Application no.

09001327.7

Keywords

Einspruchsgründe - Gegenstand geht über den Inhalt der Anmeldung in der ursprünglich eingereichten Fassung hinaus (nein)

Application title

Anlage und Verfahren zur Aufbereitung und Entsorgung von salz- und ölhaltigem Abwasser

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T011615.20161118

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 312.363K)
R 0011/14 (Petition for review) of 23.9.2016

Online on

29.11.2016

Board

EBA

Decision date

23.9.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F16K 5/10

Application no.

06742464.8

Keywords

Petition for review (not allowable)
Violation of Art. 112a(2)(c) and (d) EPC (No)

Application title

A control valve

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:R001114.20160923

Distribution

B

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 26.880K)
R 0002/16 (Antrag auf Überprüfung) of 28.10.2016

Online on

29.11.2016

Board

EBA

Decision date

28.10.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A23J 3/08
A23L 1/00
A23C 9/142
A23J 1/20

Application no.

05782792.5

Keywords

Antrag auf Überprüfung (offensichtlich nicht begründet)
Verstoß gegen Art.112a(2)c) (nein)

Application title

VORRICHTUNG UND EIN VERFAHREN ZUR MIKROPARTIKULIERUNG VON FILTRATIONSRETENTATEN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:R000216.20161028

Distribution

B

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 19.587K)
T 1279/12 () of 27.10.2016

Online on

29.11.2016

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

27.10.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A22C 21/06

Application no.

04076819.4

Keywords

Inventive step - main request (yes)
Binding effect of earlier appeal decision after remittal

Application title

Apparatus for breaking tissue connections in poultry suspended by the feet

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T127912.20161027

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 367.125K)
T 2413/12 () of 20.10.2016

Online on

29.11.2016

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

20.10.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F28D 1/03
F28F 3/04

Application no.

03250318.7

Keywords

Novelty - (no)
Summons to oral proceedings - continuation of proceedings without duly summoned party

Application title

Automotive heat exchanger

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T241312.20161020

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 282.550K)
T 1553/13 () of 23.11.2016

Online on

29.11.2016

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

23.11.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F01N 3/035
F01N 3/28
F01N 13/18

Application no.

08716627.8

Keywords

Beschwerde nicht fristgerecht eingelegt

Application title

ABGASANLAGE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T155313.20161123

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 243.867K)
T 2227/13 () of 23.9.2016

Online on

29.11.2016

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

23.9.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A23D 9/00
A23C 11/02
A23C 19/09
A23C 20/00
A23L 1/29
A23L 1/30

Application no.

08766864.6

Keywords

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

Application title

VEGETABLE FAT BLEND AND EDIBLE PRODUCTS CONTAINING SUCH A FAT BLEND

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T222713.20160923

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 472.169K)
T 0327/15 () of 5.10.2016

Online on

29.11.2016

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

5.10.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61M 1/18
A61M 1/16
B01D 61/24
B01D 63/02

Application no.

05768322.9

Keywords

Substantial procedural violation - appealed decision reasoned
(no) - reimbursement of appeal fee (yes)
Remittal to the department of first instance - fundamental
deficiency in first instance proceedings (yes)

Application title

POLYSULFONE HEMODIALYZER

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T032715.20161005

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 353.399K)
T 0992/11 (Modifying software/EXTREME NETWORKS) of 25.10.2016

Online on

28.11.2016

Board

3.5.06

Decision date

25.10.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 9/445

Application no.

05775076.2

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)

Application title

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR MODIFYING SOFTWARE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T099211.20161025

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 311.022K)
T 1928/11 () of 23.11.2016

Online on

28.11.2016

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

23.11.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G01F 1/84
G01N 9/00

Application no.

04797605.5

Keywords

Neuheit - (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)

Application title

MESSAUFNEHMER VOM VIBRATIONSTYP

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T192811.20161123

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 321.119K)
T 2210/12 () of 7.10.2016

Online on

28.11.2016

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

7.10.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B23Q 39/02
B23P 23/00
B29C 65/78
B23P 21/00
B26D 1/38
B29C 65/00
B29C 65/48

Application no.

05007505.0

Keywords

Neuheit - (nein)
offenkundige Vorbenutzung (ja)
Geheimhaltungsverpflichtung (nein)
Änderungen - unzulässige Erweiterung (ja)

Application title

Vorrichtung zum Stanzen und Schweissen oder Kleben von Werkstücken

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T221012.20161007

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 341.109K)
T 0691/15 () of 27.9.2016

Online on

28.11.2016

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

27.9.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A24D 1/02
A24D 1/00

Application no.

01992470.3

Keywords

Amendments - extension beyond the content of the application as filed (yes)
Late-filed auxiliary requests - request clearly allowable (no)

Application title

PROCESS FOR PRODUCING SMOKING ARTICLES WITH REDUCED IGNITION PROCLIVITY CHARACTERISTICS AND PRODUCTS MADE ACCORDING TO SAME

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T069115.20160927

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 371.461K)
D 0006/16 () of 11.11.2016

Online on

25.11.2016

Board

DBA

Decision date

11.11.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

-

Application no.

-

Keywords

-

Application title

-

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:D000616.20161111

Distribution

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 42.121K)
T 1741/12 (Head assignment for tape lamination machine/BOEING) of 3.11.2016

Online on

25.11.2016

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

3.11.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G05B 19/4093
G05B 19/4097
G05B 19/4099
B29C 70/30
B65H 81/00

Application no.

06256522.1

Keywords

Inventive step (main and first to fifth auxiliary requests)
Inventive step - no
Admissibility (sixth to ninth auxiliary requests) - no

Application title

Head assignment modeling and simulation for a Multiple Head Tape Lamination Machine.

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T174112.20161103

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 390.790K)
T 1265/13 (Biological sample storage/BIOMATRICA) of 26.10.2016

Online on

25.11.2016

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

26.10.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B01L 3/00
C12Q 1/68
G01S 13/00
G06K 19/07

Application no.

05778182.5

Keywords

Main request and auxiliary requests 1 to 4 - amended claims relating to unsearched subject-matter
Right to be heard - non-attendance at oral proceedings
Auxiliary requests 5 to 9 - lack of clarity of the claims

Application title

INTEGRATION OF SAMPLE STORAGE AND SAMPLE MANAGEMENT FOR LIFE SCIENCE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T126513.20161026

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 305.395K)
T 1107/15 () of 28.10.2016

Online on

25.11.2016

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

28.10.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C23C 14/34
C22C 27/02
C22F 1/18
H01L 21/28
H01L 21/285
C22F 1/00

Application no.

10777652.8

Keywords

Sufficiency of disclosure - (yes)
Claims - clarity (yes)

Application title

TANTALUM SPUTTERING TARGET

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T110715.20161028

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 263.697K)
T 2047/15 () of 5.10.2016

Online on

25.11.2016

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

5.10.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B60R 22/48

Application no.

10844555.2

Keywords

Main Request- Inventive step -(no)
Auxiliary Requests- not admitted

Application title

SEATBELT RETRACTOR AND SEATBELT DEVICE PROVIDED WITH SAME

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T204715.20161005

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 320.140K)
T 2123/11 () of 12.10.2016

Online on

24.11.2016

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

12.10.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06K 19/00

Application no.

06851704.4

Keywords

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

Application title

SYSTEM AND METHODS FOR TRACKING AIRCRAFT COMPONENTS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T212311.20161012

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 291.869K)
T 1581/12 (Outer membrane protein immunogen Neisseria/GLAXOSMITHKLINE) of 15.9.2016

Online on

24.11.2016

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

15.9.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12N 15/31
C07K 14/22
C07K 16/12
C12Q 1/68
A61K 39/095
G01N 33/50

Application no.

05077865.3

Keywords

Main Request - admissibility (yes);
Main Request - meets all requirements of the EPC (yes)

Application title

Neisseria antigens and compositions

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T158112.20160915

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 557.562K)
T 1678/12 (Composition pour la décoloration et la coloration / L'OREAL) of 5.10.2016

Online on

24.11.2016

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

5.10.2016

Proc. language

FR

IPC

A61Q 5/10

Application no.

06116140.2

Keywords

Activité inventive - (non)

Application title

Composition pour la décoloration et la Coloration simultanées des fibres kératiniques comprenant un colorant anionique ou non ionique et un polymère associatif

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T167812.20161005

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 363.407K)
T 1954/12 (Recombinant vitamin K epoxide reductase/UNIVERSITY NORTH CAROLINA) of 27.10.2016

Online on

24.11.2016

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

27.10.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12N 15/68
C12N 9/04

Application no.

07109353.8

Keywords

Main Request - meets all requirements of the EPC (yes)

Application title

Cells coexpressing vitamin K reductase and vitamin K dependent protein and use thereof to improve the productivity of said vitamin K dependent protein

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T195412.20161027

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 475.580K)
T 2004/12 () of 14.10.2016

Online on

24.11.2016

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

14.10.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B65D 75/58
B65D 77/20
B65D 75/30

Application no.

06114576.9

Keywords

Late filed evidence - admitted (no)
Inventive step - main and first auxiliary request (no); second auxiliary request (yes)

Application title

Peelable vacuum skin packages

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T200412.20161014

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 411.054K)
T 1237/13 () of 27.9.2016

Online on

24.11.2016

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

27.9.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B23B 27/22
B23B 27/16
B23D 77/02

Application no.

07705087.0

Keywords

Amendments
Inventive step

Application title

A CUTTING INSERT

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T123713.20160927

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 358.251K)
T 2401/13 (Pop-up window/PHILIPS) of 13.10.2016

Online on

24.11.2016

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

13.10.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 19/00

Application no.

07826672.3

Keywords

Inventive step - (no): obvious implementation of an administrative rule

Application title

Clinician decision support system

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T240113.20161013

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 338.870K)
T 0320/15 () of 15.9.2016

Online on

24.11.2016

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

15.9.2016

Proc. language

FR

IPC

B32B 9/04
B32B 15/20
B32B 37/00
C04B 35/536
F16J 15/12

Application no.

07730944.1

Keywords

Droit d'être entendu - vice substantiel de procédure (non)
Moyens invoqués tardivement - recevables (non)
Activité inventive - requête principale (non)
Activité inventive - requête subsidiaire 1 (non)
Activité inventive - requête subsidiaire 2 (oui)

Application title

JOINTS D'ETANCHEITE MULTICOUCHES GRAPHITE SOUPLE/METAL ADAPTES A DES CONDITIONS DE SERVICE A HAUTE TEMPERATURE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T032015.20160915

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 494.144K)
T 0210/13 (Touch-sensitive panel/ELO) of 22.9.2016

Online on

23.11.2016

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

22.9.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 3/048
G06F 3/043

Application no.

08290067.1

Keywords

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

Application title

Touch-sensitive panel

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T021013.20160922

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 286.318K)
T 0351/13 () of 3.11.2016

Online on

23.11.2016

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

3.11.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

D01D 5/04
D02G 1/12

Application no.

05739043.7

Keywords

Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

CELLULOSE ACETATE TOW AND METHOD OF MAKING SAME

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T035113.20161103

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 304.777K)
T 0398/13 () of 29.9.2016

Online on

23.11.2016

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

29.9.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B66C 23/70
E04G 21/04

Application no.

08152672.5

Keywords

Inventive step - main request (no)
Late-filed auxiliary requests - admitted (no)

Application title

Boom for the distribution of concrete for work vehicles and relative production method

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T039813.20160929

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 407.545K)
T 1369/13 () of 20.10.2016

Online on

23.11.2016

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

20.10.2016

Proc. language

FR

IPC

G02B 23/26
G02B 6/06
A61B 1/00

Application no.

07731440.9

Keywords

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

Application title

DISPOSITIF ET PROCEDE D'ENDOSCOPIE POUR UNE OBSERVATION SIMULTANEE DE PLUSIEURS ZONES D'INTERET

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T136913.20161020

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 377.903K)
T 1496/13 (Jetness/CABOT) of 18.4.2016

Online on

23.11.2016

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

18.4.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C09C 1/56
C08K 3/04

Application no.

06759836.7

Keywords

Amendments - extension of the protection conferred (no)
Sufficiency of disclosure - (yes)
Inventive step (yes)
Inventive step - non-obvious modified product

Application title

CARBON BLACKS AND POLYMERS CONTAINING THE SAME

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T149613.20160418

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 467.019K)
T 2374/13 (Molecular imprinted contact lenses/AUBURN) of 20.7.2016

Online on

23.11.2016

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

20.7.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07D 487/04
A61K 31/5025
A61P 3/04

Application no.

06734512.4

Keywords

Oral proceedings - held in absence of appellant
Main request, auxiliary requests 1 and 2: sufficiency of disclosure - undue burden (yes)
Appeal decision - remittal to the department of first instance (yes)

Application title

Contact drug delivery system

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T237413.20160720

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 398.805K)
T 1060/11 () of 11.10.2016

Online on

22.11.2016

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

11.10.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01L 29/06
H01L 33/00
H01J 1/312
H01J 9/02

Application no.

03744009.6

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)

Application title

QUANTUM DEVICE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T106011.20161011

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 330.538K)
T 2562/11 () of 7.11.2016

Online on

22.11.2016

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

7.11.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B21D 24/10
G05B 19/18

Application no.

06722642.3

Keywords

Einspruchsgründe - mangelnde Patentierbarkeit (nein)
Einspruchsgründe - mangelhafte Offenbarung (nein)
Einspruchsgründe - Gegenstand geht über den Inhalt der früheren Anmeldung hinaus (nein)
Neuheit - (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)
Spät eingereichte Tatsachen - zugelassen (nein)
Spät eingereichte Tatsachen - eingereicht mit der Beschwerdebegründung
Spät eingereichte Tatsachen - Einwand hätte bereits im erstinstanzlichen Verfahren vorgebracht werden können (ja)

Application title

VERFAHREN UND VORRICHTUNG ZUR STEUERUNG UND REGELUNG VON SERVO-ELEKTRISCHEN ZIEHKISSEN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T256211.20161107

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 385.268K)
T 0772/12 (Detection of renal tubular cell injury/CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL AND … of 16.6.2016

Online on

22.11.2016

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

16.6.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01N 33/68

Application no.

04758356.2

Keywords

Summons to oral proceedings - non-attendance of party
Amendments - allowable (yes)
Sufficiency of disclosure - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

A METHOD AND KIT FOR DETECTING THE EARLY ONSET OF RENAL TUBULAR CELL INJURY

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T077212.20160616

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 433.507K)
T 0628/14 () of 30.6.2016

Online on

22.11.2016

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

30.6.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B60S 5/04
B60C 29/06
B29C 73/16

Application no.

08158282.7

Keywords

Exercise of opposition division's discretion not to admit late-filed documents - (confirmed)
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

Kit for inflating and repairing inflatable articles, in particular tyres

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T062814.20160630

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 440.570K)
T 0750/11 (BASF SE / INVISTA Technologies) of 3.3.2016

Online on

21.11.2016

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

3.3.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C07C 253/10
C07C 255/04

Application no.

05701204.9

Keywords

Hauptantrag: Änderungen veranlasst durch Einspruchsgrund - Änderungen zulässig (ja) - unzulässige Erweiterung (nein)
Klarheit (ja)
Ausreichende Offenbarung (nein)
Hilfsantrag I - Änderungen - unzulässige Erweiterung (nein)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit (ja)

Application title

VERFAHREN ZUR HERSTELLUNG VON DINITRILEN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T075011.20160303

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 413.191K)
T 2475/11 (Brandgeschützte Verbundsysteme) of 5.4.2016

Online on

21.11.2016

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

5.4.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C09K 21/14
C04B 26/26
C04B 28/26
C04B 26/16

Application no.

04740708.5

Keywords

Hauptantrag - Neuheit (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit (ja)

Application title

FEUERHEMMENDES BRANDSCHUTZELEMENT

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T247511.20160405

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 393.191K)
T 1809/12 (Industrial control and monitoring method/ROCKWELL) of 21.10.2016

Online on

21.11.2016

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

21.10.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G05B 19/048

Application no.

03025567.3

Keywords

Inventive step (all requests)
Inventive step - (no)
Reimbursement of the appeal fee - (no)

Application title

Industrial control and monitoring method and system

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T180912.20161021

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 369.035K)
T 2035/14 () of 9.11.2016

Online on

21.11.2016

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

9.11.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B60T 13/58
B60T 8/17
B60T 13/68

Application no.

10174896.0

Keywords

Eindeutigkeit eines mangelhaften Abbuchungsauftrags (ja)
Rückzahlung der Wiedereinsetzungsgebühr (ja)

Application title

Verfahren zum Betrieb einer Bremseinrichtung für ein hydraulisch gebremstes Zugfahrzeug

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T203514.20161109

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 253.456K)
J 0015/16 () of 11.11.2016

Online on

17.11.2016

Board

3.1.01

Decision date

11.11.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 17/60
G07F 19/00

Application no.

03808202.0

Keywords

No statement of grounds
Appeal inadmissible

Application title

SECURE ELECTRONIC PAYMENT MESSAGING SYSTEM WITH RECONCILABLE FINALITY

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:J001516.20161111

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 221.485K)
T 2547/12 (Reducing bone fracture /ELI LILLY) of 22.7.2016

Online on

17.11.2016

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

22.7.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 38/29
A61P 19/08

Application no.

10180447.4

Keywords

Sole request: requirements of EPC met (yes)

Application title

Method of increasing bone toughness and stiffness and reducing fractures

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T254712.20160722

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 302.105K)
T 1738/13 () of 6.9.2016

Online on

17.11.2016

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

6.9.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08F 297/08
C08L 23/06
C08L 23/08

Application no.

05808420.3

Keywords

Late-filed evidence - admitted (no)
Sufficiency of disclosure - Main request (no)
Sufficiency of disclosure - First auxiliary request (yes)
Amendment occasioned by ground for opposition - First auxiliary request (yes)

Application title

POLYETHYLENE MOLDING COMPOSITION FOR COATING STEEL PIPES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T173813.20160906

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 393.540K)
T 1802/13 (Brain stimulation/CLEVELAND) of 10.11.2016

Online on

17.11.2016

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

10.11.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 19/00

Application no.

05794215.3

Keywords

Oral proceedings - non-attendance of appellant
Inventive step of "mixed invention"
Inventive step - (no): no technical effect derivable from the manner in which information is presented

Application title

Method and system for creating deep brain stimulation models

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T180213.20161110

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 372.688K)
D 0003/16 () of 25.8.2016

Online on

16.11.2016

Board

DBA

Decision date

25.8.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

-

Application no.

-

Keywords

-

Application title

-

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:D000316.20160825

Distribution

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 42.812K)
D 0005/16 () of 25.8.2016

Online on

16.11.2016

Board

DBA

Decision date

25.8.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

-

Application no.

-

Keywords

-

Application title

-

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:D000516.20160825

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Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 54.255K)
D 0007/16 () of 25.8.2016

Online on

16.11.2016

Board

DBA

Decision date

25.8.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

-

Application no.

-

Keywords

-

Application title

-

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:D000716.20160825

Distribution

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 51.630K)
T 0792/12 () of 14.9.2016

Online on

16.11.2016

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

14.9.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F01N 7/10

Application no.

07008152.6

Keywords

Novelty - main request, auxiliary request 3 (no); auxiliary requests 5 and 11 (yes)
Amendments - added subject matter
Amendments - auxiliary requests 1, 2 and 4 (yes)
Inventive step - auxiliary request 5 (no); auxiliary request 11 (yes)
Substantial procedural violation - appealed decision sufficiently reasoned (no)
Remittal to the department of first instance - (no)
Reimbursement of appeal fee - (no)
"Interruption by the Board of a party's pleading - impartiality (Point 2.1 to 2.3)"

Application title

Exhaust manifold for internal combustion engine

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T079212.20160914

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 548.328K)
T 2061/12 () of 19.10.2016

Online on

16.11.2016

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

19.10.2016

Proc. language

FR

IPC

B25C 1/08
F17C 13/04
F16L 29/02
F16K 1/30

Application no.

02805369.2

Keywords

Opposition - formée et recevable (oui)
Activité inventive - (oui)

Application title

CARTOUCHE DE GAZ COMPRIME POUR APPAREIL DE FIXATION A RECCORD INTEGRE D ETANCHEITE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T206112.20161019

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 408.374K)
T 2143/12 (Ohreinsatz/SIEMENS AUDIOLOGISCHE TECHNIK) of 7.9.2016

Online on

16.11.2016

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

7.9.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

H04R 25/00

Application no.

05001144.4

Keywords

Antrag eingereicht in der mündlichen Verhandlung - zugelassen (nein)

Application title

Ohreinsatz für Hörgeräte

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T214312.20160907

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 270.215K)
T 2198/12 (Lebenszeichentelegramm/SIEMENS) of 27.10.2016

Online on

16.11.2016

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

27.10.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G05B 19/042
G06F 11/00

Application no.

06011855.1

Keywords

Neuheit - (nein)
Spät eingereichter Hilfsantrag - zugelassen (nein)

Application title

Verfahren zum Betrieb eines Automatisierungssystems, Kommunikationsteilnehmer und Automatisierungssystem

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T219812.20161027

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 321.867K)
T 1285/13 (miR-1/MAX-PLANCK-GESELLSCHAFT) of 20.10.2016

Online on

16.11.2016

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

20.10.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12N 15/11
A61K 48/00

Application no.

02782801.1

Keywords

Main request - requirements of the EPC met (yes)

Application title

MICRO-RNA MOLECULES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T128513.20161020

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 365.980K)
T 1361/11 () of 23.9.2016

Online on

15.11.2016

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

23.9.2016

Proc. language

FR

IPC

G07F 7/00
E04H 6/14
G07B 15/00

Application no.

07731071.2

Keywords

Activité inventive - requête principale (non)
Activité inventive - requêtes subsidiaires (non)

Application title

PROCÉDÉ ET SYSTÈME DE TRANSPORT COLLECTIF

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T136111.20160923

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 417.039K)
T 0427/12 () of 6.10.2016

Online on

15.11.2016

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

6.10.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61B 5/00

Application no.

07763115.8

Keywords

Amendments - allowable (no)

Application title

MULTIUSER WELLNESS PARAMETER MONITORING SYSTEM

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T042712.20161006

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 299.667K)
T 0891/12 () of 12.10.2016

Online on

15.11.2016

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

12.10.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61M 25/00
A61M 25/10
A61F 2/06

Application no.

04811126.4

Keywords

Novelty (yes)
Inventive step (yes)

Application title

Catheter tip

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T089112.20161012

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 303.615K)
T 1101/12 () of 13.10.2016

Online on

15.11.2016

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

13.10.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01L 21/20
H01L 21/02

Application no.

06124375.4

Keywords

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

Application title

Method of forming highly orientated silicon film, method of manufacturing three-dimensional semiconductor device, and three-dimensional semiconductor device

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T110112.20161013

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 292.653K)
T 2079/12 () of 8.11.2016

Online on

15.11.2016

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

8.11.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F01M 13/02
G05D 16/06
F16K 7/17

Application no.

10155334.5

Keywords

Änderungen - zulässig (ja)
Patentansprüche - Deutlichkeit (ja)
Neuheit - nach Änderung
Neuheit - (ja)
Beschwerdeentscheidung - Zurückverweisung an die erste Instanz (ja)

Application title

Druckregelventil

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T207912.20161108

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 272.004K)
T 1050/13 () of 8.11.2016

Online on

15.11.2016

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

8.11.2016

Proc. language

FR

IPC

A61M 5/168

Application no.

07825823.3

Keywords

Modifications - extension au-delà du contenu de la demande telle que déposée (non)
recevabilité du recours - requête implicite

Application title

DISPOSITIF MÉDICAL POUR L'ADMINISTRATION D'UNE SOLUTION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T105013.20161108

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 305.131K)
T 1900/13 () of 1.7.2016

Online on

15.11.2016

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

1.7.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A61G 13/08
A61G 13/10

Application no.

07015262.4

Keywords

Neuheit - (ja)

Application title

Operationstisch

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T190013.20160701

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 708.603K)
T 0875/15 () of 14.7.2016

Online on

15.11.2016

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

14.7.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B62D 1/28
B62D 15/02
B66C 19/00
B66F 9/06
B66C 13/48

Application no.

08000600.0

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit (Hauptantrag, Hilfsantrag 6, 8) NEIN (Hilfsantrag 9) JA

Application title

Portalhubstapler mit automatischer Lenkung

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T087515.20160714

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 376.301K)
T 1634/15 (CODIS core STR loci forensic human identification/PROMEGA) of 14.10.2016

Online on

15.11.2016

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

14.10.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12Q 1/68

Application no.

99965030.2

Keywords

Main and sole request (claims as granted) - novelty (no)
Referral of question to the Enlarged Board of Appeal (no)

Application title

MULTIPLEX AMPLIFICATION OF SHORT TANDEM REPEAT LOCI

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T163415.20161014

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 389.154K)
T 2546/11 () of 25.10.2016

Online on

14.11.2016

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

25.10.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

H01H 37/54
H01H 1/50

Application no.

99100553.9

Keywords

Neuheit - (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)

Application title

Temperaturabhängiger Schalter

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T254611.20161025

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 284.030K)
T 1118/12 (Immune-compromised patient/GLAXOSMITHKLINE) of 1.3.2016

Online on

14.11.2016

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

1.3.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 39/116

Application no.

02806591.0

Keywords

Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (no)

Application title

Glycoconjugate vaccines for use in immune-compromised populations

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T111812.20160301

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 385.734K)
T 1383/12 () of 20.9.2016

Online on

14.11.2016

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

20.9.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F02M 31/13

Application no.

03758110.5

Keywords

Admissibility of appeal
Claims - clarity
Claims - main request (yes)
Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

MODULE FOR HEATING THE INTAKE GASES OF AN AUTOMOTIVE ENGINE, WITH INTEGRATED ELECTRONIC TEMPERATURE CONTROL

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T138312.20160920

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 378.149K)
T 1815/12 () of 12.8.2016

Online on

14.11.2016

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

12.8.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B29C 45/26
B29C 45/27
B29L 11/00
B29D 11/02
B29C 33/00

Application no.

05803636.9

Keywords

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

Application title

Apparatus for injection moulding an intraocular lens device

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T181512.20160812

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 389.840K)
T 1618/13 (NON-ISOTOPIC DETECTION OF OSTEOBLASTIC ACTIVITY IN VIVO USING … of 16.6.2016

Online on

14.11.2016

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

16.6.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 49/00

Application no.

01986230.9

Keywords

All request - Article 84 EPC (no)

Application title

NON-ISOTOPIC DETECTION OF OSTEOBLASTIC ACTIVITY IN VIVO USING MODIFIED BISPHOSPHONATES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T161813.20160616

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 401.308K)
T 0289/14 (Bonded carboxymethylcellulose / M-REAL OYJ) of 28.9.2016

Online on

14.11.2016

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

28.9.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

D21H 17/25

Application no.

99918016.9

Keywords

Added matter (main request) : yes
Inventive step (auxiliary requests 1 and 2) : no
Inventive step - obvious alternative
Added matter (auxiliary requests 3 to 5) : yes

Application title

A method for producing a fiber product

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T028914.20160928

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 422.036K)
T 0353/14 () of 15.9.2016

Online on

14.11.2016

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

15.9.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H05K 7/20
F28D 19/04

Application no.

07115828.1

Keywords

Novelty - internet disclosure
Novelty - availability to the public (no)

Application title

Apparatus and method for cooling a space in a data center by means of recirculation air

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T035314.20160915

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 363.810K)
T 1575/11 (Vulnerability detection/MICROSOFT) of 20.10.2016

Online on

11.11.2016

Board

3.5.06

Decision date

20.10.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 9/445

Application no.

04014752.2

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)

Application title

Automatic detection and patching of vulnerable files

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T157511.20161020

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 303.678K)
T 1890/11 () of 20.9.2016

Online on

11.11.2016

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

20.9.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G02B 5/04
G02B 5/08
G02B 3/00
G02B 23/04
G01B 11/14
G01C 1/02

Application no.

05814475.9

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (nein)
Rückzahlung der Beschwerdegebühr - (nein)

Application title

FERNROHR UND PANFOKAL-FERNROHR MIT PLANKONVEX- ODER PLANKONKAVLINSE UND DAMIT VERBUNDENEM UMLENKMITTEL

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T189011.20160920

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 544.820K)
T 0998/12 () of 27.9.2016

Online on

11.11.2016

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

27.9.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B23B 27/14

Application no.

99890086.4

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hauptantrag (nein)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hilfsantrag 1 (nein)
Mit der Beschwerdebegründung eingereichter Antrag - Hilfsanträge 2-4 - Anträge wurden im Einspruchsverfahren explizit zurückgenommen
Änderungen - Hilfsanträge 5-9
Änderungen - Erweiterung des Patentanspruchs (ja)
Spät eingereichter Hilfsantrag - Hilfsantrag 10 - Antrag eindeutig gewährbar (nein)

Application title

Schneideinsatz für Zerspanungswerkzeuge

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T099812.20160927

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 377.682K)
T 2231/12 (Darstellung von Automatisierungsprozessen/SIEMENS) of 14.10.2016

Online on

11.11.2016

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

14.10.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G05B 19/042

Application no.

03029426.8

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (nein)

Application title

Web-basierte Darstellung von Automatisierungsprozessen

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T223112.20161014

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 277.707K)
T 0416/13 (Dust eliminator / LG) of 27.10.2016

Online on

11.11.2016

Board

3.5.06

Decision date

27.10.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 1/20
H05K 7/20

Application no.

08166773.5

Keywords

Inventive step - main request (no)
Inventive step - auxiliary request 1 (no)
Inventive step - auxiliary request 2 (yes)

Application title

Dust eliminator for computer and control method thereof

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T041613.20161027

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 335.820K)
T 1646/13 (Composition oxydante pour le traitement des fibres kératiniques … of 25.5.2016

Online on

11.11.2016

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

25.5.2016

Proc. language

FR

IPC

A61K 8/898
A61Q 5/10
A61Q 5/04

Application no.

02292747.9

Keywords

Documents recevables (oui)
Requête principale - Activité inventive (oui)

Application title

Composition oxydante pour le traitement des fibres kératiniques comprenant une silicone aminée particulière

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T164613.20160525

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 375.781K)
T 0569/14 (Tapetensubstrat / GLATFELTER DRESDEN) of 21.7.2016

Online on

11.11.2016

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

21.7.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

D21H 27/20
D21H 27/38
B32B 29/00

Application no.

07803541.7

Keywords

Ausführbarkeit (Hauptantrag) : nein
Zulässigkeit des Hilfsantrags 6 : nein

Application title

Tapetensubstrat und Verfahren zu seiner Herstellung

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T056914.20160721

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 427.749K)
T 1555/14 () of 2.11.2016

Online on

11.11.2016

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

2.11.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F01D 5/18

Application no.

02253253.5

Keywords

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

Application title

Turbine airfoil with single aft flowing three pass serpentine cooling circuit

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T155514.20161102

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 222.942K)
T 1196/15 (Puncturing pattern/SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS) of 18.10.2016

Online on

11.11.2016

Board

3.5.07

Decision date

18.10.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H03M 13/11

Application no.

09153078.2

Keywords

Amendments - third auxiliary request (not allowable)
Amendments - fifth auxiliary request (allowable)
Claims - clarity
Claims - fifth auxiliary request (yes)
Remittal to the department of first instance - (yes)

Application title

Method and apparatus for channel encoding and decoding in a communication system using low-density parity-check codes

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T119615.20161018

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 517.656K)
T 0050/14 (Kompensation von Beschleunigungsstörgrößen/WIPOTEC) of 6.10.2016

Online on

09.11.2016

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

6.10.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G01G 23/12

Application no.

06742234.5

Keywords

Neuheit - Hauptantrag (nein)
Spät eingereichte Hilfsanträge - zugelassen (nein)

Application title

WÄGEVORRICHTUNG, INSBESONDERE MEHRSPUR-WÄGEVORRICHTUNG

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T005014.20161006

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 320.130K)
R 0001/15 (Antrag auf Überprüfung) of 3.6.2016

Online on

08.11.2016

Board

EBA

Decision date

3.6.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G01F 23/284
H05K 5/06

Application no.

98104762.4

Keywords

Antrag auf Überprüfung (nicht begründet)
Verstoß gegen Art.112a(2)c) (nein)

Application title

Elektronisches Gerät für den Einsatz in explosionsgefährdeten Bereichen

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:R000115.20160603

Distribution

B

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 34.083K)
T 1110/11 () of 20.9.2016

Online on

08.11.2016

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

20.9.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B23Q 1/00
B23B 19/02

Application no.

02762966.6

Keywords

Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

SPINDLE DEVICE OF MACHINE TOOL AND METHOD OF REPLACING SPINDLE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T111011.20160920

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 311.549K)
T 1406/12 (Synchronizing a control signal of a slave follower with a master … of 28.10.2016

Online on

08.11.2016

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

28.10.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G05B 19/414

Application no.

08869139.9

Keywords

Inventive step - main and first auxiliary requests (no)
Clarity - first and second auxiliary requests (no)

Application title

Methods and systems for synchronizing a control signal of a slave follower with a master source

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T140612.20161028

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 301.062K)
T 0918/14 () of 2.11.2016

Online on

08.11.2016

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

2.11.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F02B 75/04
H02K 7/18

Application no.

08775256.4

Keywords

Erklärung nach Artikel 17(2) a) PCT - unvollständige Recherche
Zusätzliche Recherche
Ermessensentscheidung nach Regel 137(3) EPÜ
Schwerwiegender Verfahrensfehler (ja)
Zurückverweisung (ja)
Rückzahlung der Beschwerdegebühr (ja)

Application title

FREIKOLBENVORRICHTUNG UND VERFAHREN ZUR STEUERUNG UND/ODER REGELUNG EINER FREIKOLBENVORRICHTUNG

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T091814.20161102

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 362.546K)
T 0745/11 (Erstellen eines Lageplans/S-Y SYSTEMS) of 28.10.2016

Online on

07.11.2016

Board

3.5.07

Decision date

28.10.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G06F 17/50

Application no.

04740816.6

Keywords

Patentansprüche - Klarheit
Patentansprüche - Hauptantrag (ja)

Application title

Verfahren und Vorrichtung zum Erstellen eines Lageplans für einen Leitungssatz, insbesondere für ein Kraftfahrzeug

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T074511.20161028

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D

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Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 387.456K)
T 2316/13 () of 6.10.2016

Online on

07.11.2016

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

6.10.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C09J 175/00
C08G 18/10
C08G 18/76

Application no.

07703176.3

Keywords

Neuheit
Erfinderische Tätigkeit

Application title

KLEB-/DICHTSTOFFZUSAMMENSETZUNG MIT DOPPELTEM HÄRTUNGSMECHANISMUS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T231613.20161006

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D

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Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 419.101K)
T 0104/12 (Metadata-based query/SAP) of 8.9.2016

Online on

03.11.2016

Board

3.5.07

Decision date

8.9.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 17/30

Application no.

04740649.1

Keywords

Inventive step - all requests (no)

Application title

Metadata based query

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T010412.20160908

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D

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 387.465K)
T 0697/12 () of 29.9.2016

Online on

03.11.2016

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

29.9.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01L 29/786
H01P 1/15

Application no.

06786943.8

Keywords

Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR USE IN IMPROVING LINEARITY OF MOSFETS USING AN ACCUMULATED CHARGE SINK

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T069712.20160929

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D

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 330.721K)
T 2278/13 () of 20.9.2016

Online on

03.11.2016

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

20.9.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B32B 27/32
H01G 4/30
H01B 3/44

Application no.

06119897.4

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (nein, alle Anträge)

Application title

Biaxial orientierte Elektroisolierfolie

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T227813.20160920

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D

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Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 494.883K)
T 1383/16 (Mousse à raser sans savon à base de n-acylsarcosinate et d'acide … of 25.10.2016

Online on

03.11.2016

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

25.10.2016

Proc. language

FR

IPC

A61K 8/04
A61K 8/31
A61K 8/36
A61K 8/44
A61Q 9/02

Application no.

07121861.4

Keywords

Recevabilité du recours - absence de mémoire de recours

Application title

Mousse à raser sans savon à base de n-acylsarcosinate et d'acide gras saturé linéaire libre; procédé de rasage

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T138316.20161025

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Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 220.425K)
T 0521/12 (Graphical interface for information retrieval and simulation/BOEING) of 2.6.2016

Online on

02.11.2016

Board

3.5.07

Decision date

2.6.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 17/30

Application no.

03075856.9

Keywords

Sufficiency of disclosure - (yes)

Application title

Integrated management system for technical information

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T052112.20160602

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D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 448.325K)
T 0564/12 () of 14.9.2016

Online on

02.11.2016

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

14.9.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A24F 23/04

Application no.

04749206.1

Keywords

prior use (proven) - Main request (no)
Inventive step - Auxiliary request (no)
Referral to the Enlarged Board of Appeal - (no)

Application title

SNUFF-BOX WITH LID

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T056412.20160914

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D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 511.479K)
T 0827/12 () of 6.10.2016

Online on

02.11.2016

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

6.10.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A01K 5/02

Application no.

99204058.4

Keywords

Novelty - (yes)
Novelty - after amendment
Inventive step - (yes)
Inventive step - after amendment
Grounds for opposition - insufficiency of disclosure (no)

Application title

A method of automatically milking and feeding animals

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T082712.20161006

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D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 436.129K)
T 1689/12 () of 5.10.2016

Online on

02.11.2016

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

5.10.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C23C 2/00
C23C 2/20
C23C 2/24
C23C 2/40

Application no.

05756220.9

Keywords

Main request - could have been maintained in first instance proceedings (yes) (see points 1.2 and 1.4)
Auxiliary request - addition of independent claims to the set of claims maintained in first instance - admissible (yes) - inventive (yes)
Reformatio in peius - maintained claims in a set with other (added) claims cannot be challenged by non-appealing opponent (point 2.2.2)

Application title

A DEVICE AND A METHOD FOR STABILIZING A METALLIC OBJECT

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T168912.20161005

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C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 514.041K)
T 1319/14 () of 21.10.2016

Online on

02.11.2016

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

21.10.2016

Proc. language

FR

IPC

C02F 1/44

Application no.

09352006.2

Keywords

Modifications - extension au-delà du contenu de la demande telle que déposée (oui)

Application title

Installation et procédé de traitement d'eau pour dialyse

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T131914.20161021

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D

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Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 406.318K)
T 1659/15 () of 24.10.2016

Online on

02.11.2016

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

24.10.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61F 2/00

Application no.

07809885.2

Keywords

Admissibility of appeal - missing statement of grounds

Application title

EASE OF USE TISSUE REPAIR PATCH

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T165915.20161024

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D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 221.466K)

October 2016

J 0013/13 (Frist zur Einreichung einer Teilanmeldung) of 15.9.2016

Online on

31.10.2016

Board

3.1.01

Decision date

15.9.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

-

Application no.

-

Keywords

Teilanmeldung - obligatorische Teilung (nein)

Application title

-

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:J001313.20160915

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D

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Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 443.523K)
T 0507/12 () of 20.9.2016

Online on

31.10.2016

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

20.9.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G03B 42/04

Application no.

00935837.5

Keywords

Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

BITE BLOCK FOR DENTAL X-RAY PROCEDURES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T050712.20160920

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D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 321.131K)
T 0196/13 (Specialty cellulose pulp/Borregaard) of 4.3.2016

Online on

31.10.2016

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

4.3.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

D21C 9/00
C08B 1/00

Application no.

03761497.1

Keywords

Novelty (no): Claims 1 and 8
Novelty - Main Request
Remittal (yes)

Application title

TREATMENT OF A MIXTURE CONTAINING CELLULOSE WITH A REDUCING AGENT

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T019613.20160304

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D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 564.091K)
T 2298/13 () of 7.10.2016

Online on

31.10.2016

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

7.10.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01L 51/05

Application no.

09154334.8

Keywords

Inventive step (yes, after amendment)

Application title

Thin-film transistors

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T229813.20161007

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D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 341.992K)
T 0334/14 () of 30.9.2016

Online on

31.10.2016

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

30.9.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A23G 3/20
A23G 3/26
A23G 4/00

Application no.

01959585.9

Keywords

New main request: admission (no)

Application title

CONTINUOUSLY FORMING COATED CENTER-FILLED GUM PRODUCTS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T033414.20160930

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D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 298.003K)
T 2261/10 (Search request via instant messaging/YAHOO) of 21.10.2016

Online on

28.10.2016

Board

3.5.07

Decision date

21.10.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 17/30

Application no.

05736250.1

Keywords

Inventive step (yes
Inventive step - with respect to the prior art cited by the first instance)
Remittal to the department of first instance

Application title

Conducting Internet search from an instant messenging [sic] application

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T226110.20161021

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D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 362.712K)
T 0485/11 (Identification of sample containers/DIESSE) of 27.9.2016

Online on

28.10.2016

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

27.9.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 19/00

Application no.

00964617.5

Keywords

Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

Method and means for data management in a laboratory

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T048511.20160927

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 291.710K)
T 0700/11 (Document URL to ID conversion/COPYRIGHT CLEARANCE CENTER) of 29.6.2016

Online on

28.10.2016

Board

3.5.07

Decision date

29.6.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 17/30

Application no.

07010859.2

Keywords

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

Application title

Method and apparatus for converting a document universal resource locator to a standard document identifier

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T070011.20160629

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 339.324K)
T 0715/11 (Lactic acid bacterial helper organisms/CHR. HANSEN) of 11.5.2016

Online on

28.10.2016

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

11.5.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12N 15/63

Application no.

98924059.3

Keywords

Correction of typographical error (yes)
Added matter (no)
Clarity (yes)
Sufficiency of disclosure (yes)
Novelty (yes)
Inventive step (yes)

Application title

LACTIC ACID BACTERIAL STARTER CULTURES AND COMPOSITIONS THEREOF

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T071511.20160511

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D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 593.639K)
T 0874/11 () of 25.10.2016

Online on

28.10.2016

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

25.10.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G01N 21/35
G01N 21/47
G08G 1/16
G08B 19/02
G08G 1/0967
G08G 1/0962

Application no.

05018740.0

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit (ja Erfinderische Tätigkeit - geänderte Ansprüche)

Application title

Vorrichtung zur Bestimmung der Beschaffenheit einer Oberfläche einer Fahrbahn

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T087411.20161025

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D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 420.015K)
T 1197/11 () of 18.10.2016

Online on

28.10.2016

Board

3.5.04

Decision date

18.10.2016

Proc. language

FR

IPC

H04N 1/32

Application no.

01929764.7

Keywords

Nouveauté - requête principale (non)
Activité inventive - requête subsidiaire (non)
Remboursement de la taxe de recours - (non)

Application title

PROCEDE ET DISPOSITIF DE CONTROLE DE TATOUAGE DE DONNEES MULTIMEDIA

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T119711.20161018

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D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 343.440K)
T 1852/11 () of 10.10.2016

Online on

28.10.2016

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

10.10.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B29C 70/54
B29C 70/44

Application no.

06010921.2

Keywords

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

Application title

A method and a device for resin transfer moulding a component comprising at least partly of fibre-reinforced plastic laminate

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T185211.20161010

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 313.499K)
T 0182/12 () of 20.10.2016

Online on

28.10.2016

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

20.10.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

H01B 7/29
H01B 7/18

Application no.

01105201.6

Keywords

Spät eingereichter Antrag - Antrag identisch mit dem im erstinstanzlichen Verfahren nicht zugelassenen Hilfsantrag

Application title

Verwendung eines Klebebandes als Bandagierungsband für Kabel

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T018212.20161020

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 273.360K)
T 0426/12 (Industrielle Steuerung/SIEMENS) of 11.10.2016

Online on

28.10.2016

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

11.10.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B62K 15/00
G05B 19/418
G05B 19/042

Application no.

01117884.5

Keywords

Einspruchsgründe - unzulässige Erweiterung (ja)

Application title

Industrielle Steuerung auf der Basis verteilbarer Technologischer Objekte

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T042612.20161011

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 305.514K)
T 0587/12 (Factor VIIa/GRIFOLS) of 28.6.2016

Online on

28.10.2016

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

28.6.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 38/36
A61P 7/04

Application no.

07380021.1

Keywords

Scope of appeal
Main request - novelty, inventive step (yes)

Application title

Therapeutic preparation of very high purity FVIIa and method for obtaining same

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T058712.20160628

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 400.330K)
T 1915/13 (Flow control/QUALCOMM) of 7.10.2016

Online on

28.10.2016

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

7.10.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04L 12/56

Application no.

06817113.1

Keywords

Oral proceedings - non-attendance of the appellant
Allowable amendments - (no)

Application title

Method and apparatus for flow control of data in a mesh network

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T191513.20161007

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 322.351K)
T 2094/13 (Treatment of amyloidogenic diseases/JANSSEN) of 12.5.2016

Online on

28.10.2016

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

12.5.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 39/395
A61P 25/28
A61K 38/00
A61K 38/28
A61K 9/26
A61K 33/06

Application no.

08011409.3

Keywords

Sufficiency of disclosure - all claim requests (no)

Application title

Prevention and treatment of amyloidogenic disease

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T209413.20160512

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 419.961K)
T 2049/14 () of 31.8.2016

Online on

28.10.2016

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

31.8.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F15B 15/26

Application no.

04810941.7

Keywords

Novelty - yes
Remittal to the examining division - yes

Application title

Motion control apparatus with backlash reduction

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T204914.20160831

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 316.943K)
T 2343/14 () of 1.9.2016

Online on

28.10.2016

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

1.9.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B44C 1/22

Application no.

05713290.4

Keywords

Novelty with respect to a document under Article 54(3) EPC
Novelty - yes
Remittal to the examining division - yes

Application title

Elevator load bearing member having a jacket with at least one traction-enhancing exterior surface

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T234314.20160901

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 338.869K)
T 0483/15 () of 15.6.2016

Online on

28.10.2016

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

15.6.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B60J 5/04

Application no.

07013280.8

Keywords

Novelty - main request (no)
Novelty - auxiliary request 1 (yes)
Amendments - added subject-matter
Amendments - auxiliary request 1 (no)
Inventive step - auxiliary request 1 (yes)

Application title

Automotive door

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T048315.20160615

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 320.434K)
T 1480/15 () of 7.10.2016

Online on

28.10.2016

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

7.10.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F16K 1/12

Application no.

09170612.7

Keywords

Inventive step - yes

Application title

Poppet valve with sloped purge holes and method for reducing a pressure force therein

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T148015.20161007

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 338.139K)
R 0007/13 (Petition for review) of 26.10.2016

Online on

27.10.2016

Board

EBA

Decision date

26.10.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C14B 1/56
C14C 11/00

Application no.

98119184.4

Keywords

Petition for review (not allowable)
Violation of Art. 112a(2)(c) EPC (no)

Application title

Engraved cylinder for fitting to machines for rolled finishing of hides, artificial hides, fabrics, synthetic materials and the like

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:R000713.20161026

Distribution

B

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 22.932K)
T 1824/15 (Adapter unit for PDA/SYMBOL TECHNOLOGIES) of 26.7.2016

Online on

27.10.2016

Board

3.5.06

Decision date

26.7.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 1/16

Application no.

02001500.4

Keywords

Fundamental procedural defect - (no)
Substantial procedural violation - (no)
T 0823/11 - not followed
Violation of Article 6(1) ECHR (not established)
Referral to the Enlarged Board of Appeal - (no)
Inventive step - (no)

Application title

Adapter unit having a handle grip for a personal digital assistant

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T182415.20160726

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 657.157K)
T 1653/16 (Audio-related system node instantiation/HARMAN) of 25.10.2016

Online on

27.10.2016

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

25.10.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04H 7/00

Application no.

05006735.4

Keywords

Basis of decision - text submitted or agreed by applicant (no)
Appealed decision sufficiently reasoned (no)
Substantial procedural violations (yes)
Reimbursement of the appeal fee (yes)
Remittal (yes)

Application title

Audio-related system node instantiation

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T165316.20161025

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 264.543K)
R 0004/15 () of 16.9.2016

Online on

26.10.2016

Board

EBA

Decision date

16.9.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B65D 85/72
B65D 30/28
B65D 17/00

Application no.

05728441.6

Keywords

Petition for review – Fee paid out of time
Petition deemed not to have been filed
Reimbursement of the fee (yes)

Application title

EASILY OPENED FLEXIBLE VACUUM PACKAGING FOR SINGLE PORTIONS OF PASTY FLUIDS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:R000415.20160916

Distribution

B

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 22.271K)
T 0614/13 () of 25.2.2016

Online on

26.10.2016

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

25.2.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C08G 69/26
C08L 77/06
C08K 3/00

Application no.

08102840.9

Keywords

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

Application title

Teilaromatische Polyamidformmassen und deren Verwendungen

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T061413.20160225

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 609.468K)
T 1040/13 (IMPROVEMENTS IN THE STABILISATION OF BIOLOGICAL MATERIALS/Nova Bio- … of 9.6.2016

Online on

26.10.2016

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

9.6.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 9/16

Application no.

06779620.1

Keywords

Main request 1A - amendments (yes)
Main request 1A - Support by the description (yes)
Main request 1A - novelty (yes)
Remittal to the department of first instance

Application title

IMPROVEMENTS IN THE STABILISATION OF BIOLOGICAL MATERIALS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T104013.20160609

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 290.588K)
T 1444/13 () of 27.9.2016

Online on

26.10.2016

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

27.9.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 6/083

Application no.

99925867.6

Keywords

Amendments - main request: added subject-matter (yes)
Amendments - auxiliary request: added subject-matter (no)
Amendments - auxiliary request: broadening of claims (no)
Appeal decision - remittal to the department of first instance (yes)

Application title

OPTIMUM PARTICLE SIZED HYBRID COMPOSITE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T144413.20160927

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 462.308K)
T 2322/13 (Modifying digital rights/SAMSUNG) of 18.10.2016

Online on

26.10.2016

Board

3.5.06

Decision date

18.10.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 21/00

Application no.

06123324.3

Keywords

Inventive step - all requests (no)

Application title

Digital rights management method and system

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T232213.20161018

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 326.281K)
T 1633/11 () of 23.9.2016

Online on

25.10.2016

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

23.9.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G10L 21/02

Application no.

08152711.1

Keywords

Divisional application - subject-matter extends beyond content of earlier application (yes)
Claims - clarity (no)

Application title

Speech decoder employing noise compensation

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T163311.20160923

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 307.780K)
T 2047/11 (Service providing/SONY) of 5.10.2016

Online on

25.10.2016

Board

3.5.06

Decision date

5.10.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 1/00
G06F 15/00
H04M 11/00
G06F 9/06

Application no.

02728139.3

Keywords

Claims - clarity (no)
Claims - support in the description (no)

Application title

SERVICE PROVIDING METHOD AND INTEGRATED CIRCUIT

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T204711.20161005

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 369.990K)
T 0017/12 () of 18.8.2016

Online on

25.10.2016

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

18.8.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A61M 25/00

Application no.

04738721.2

Keywords

Unzulässige Erweiterung - Hauptantrag (ja), Hilfsantrag I (nein)
Zulässigkeit des Hilfsantrags I (ja)
Ausführbarkeit (ja)
Neuheit (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit (ja)

Application title

Blasenkatheter-Set

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T001712.20160818

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 410.747K)
T 1696/12 () of 22.9.2016

Online on

25.10.2016

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

22.9.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B23G 5/06

Application no.

02766718.7

Keywords

Novelty
Inventive step

Application title

A THREAD CUTTING TAP AND A METHOD OF ITS MANUFACTURE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T169612.20160922

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 412.052K)
T 1844/12 () of 10.8.2016

Online on

25.10.2016

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

10.8.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61B 17/072

Application no.

06254867.2

Keywords

Added subject-matter - main request (yes), auxiliary request (no)

Application title

Surgical stapling instrument having force controlled spacing end effector

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T184412.20160810

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 304.062K)
T 2580/12 (WLAN connection procedure/SAMSUNG) of 7.10.2016

Online on

25.10.2016

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

7.10.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04W 52/02
H04W 76/02
H04W 48/20
H04W 84/12

Application no.

10165651.0

Keywords

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

Application title

Method and apparatus for connecting portable terminal to WLAN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T258012.20161007

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 304.604K)
T 1892/13 (Sharing a Trusted Platform Module/HEWLETT-PACKARD) of 11.10.2016

Online on

25.10.2016

Board

3.5.06

Decision date

11.10.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 9/48

Application no.

07867226.8

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)

Application title

SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR SHARING ATRUSTED PLATFORM MODULE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T189213.20161011

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 295.118K)
T 2425/13 (Proximity authentication system/NXP) of 4.10.2016

Online on

25.10.2016

Board

3.5.06

Decision date

4.10.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 1/00

Application no.

04023384.3

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)

Application title

Proximity authentication system

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T242513.20161004

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 343.027K)
T 1348/14 (Bortezomib formulation/UNITED STATES) of 29.9.2016

Online on

25.10.2016

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

29.9.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07F 5/02
C07F 5/04
C07K 5/078
A61K 38/05
A61K 31/69
A61P 35/00
A61P 29/00

Application no.

02709145.3

Keywords

Additional data, partially admitted
Inventive step (no), obvious alternative

Application title

FORMULATION OF BORONIC ACID COMPOUNDS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T134814.20160929

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 630.739K)
T 0663/15 () of 19.8.2016

Online on

25.10.2016

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

19.8.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A61M 25/00

Application no.

08020454.8

Keywords

Unzulässige Erweiterung - Hauptantrag (ja), Hilfsantrag (nein)
Ausführbarkeit (ja)
Neuheit (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit (ja)

Application title

Blasenkatheter-Set

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T066315.20160819

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 381.572K)
T 0710/15 () of 16.6.2016

Online on

25.10.2016

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

16.6.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B60S 1/40

Application no.

05111926.1

Keywords

Arguments submitted late (Article 114(2) EPC not applicable)
Substantial procedural violation (no)
Remittal to the department of first instance - (no)
Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

A windscreen wiper device

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T071015.20160616

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 450.184K)
T 0281/13 (METHOD FOR PRODUCING ACRYLIC ACID/Nippon Shokubai) of 24.8.2016

Online on

24.10.2016

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

24.8.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07C 51/235
C07C 57/055

Application no.

05704387.9

Keywords

Grounds for opposition - insufficiency of disclosure (no)
Inventive step (yes)
Inventive step - non-obvious alternative

Application title

METHOD FOR PRODUCING ACRYLIC ACID

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T028113.20160824

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 335.707K)
T 0642/13 () of 19.10.2016

Online on

24.10.2016

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

19.10.2016

Proc. language

FR

IPC

B01J 13/16

Application no.

09150749.1

Keywords

Possibilité d'exécuter l'invention - (non)

Application title

Procédé d'encapsulation de produit lipophile ou hydrophile dans une membrane polysiloxane.

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T064213.20161019

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 332.969K)
T 0437/14 () of 17.10.2016

Online on

24.10.2016

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

17.10.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01L 51/30
C09K 11/06
H05B 33/14

Application no.

08003327.7

Keywords

Grounds for opposition - subject-matter extends beyond content of earlier application
Amendments - undisclosed disclaimer
Fundamental question of law
Divergence in case law
Sufficiency of disclosure
Novelty over transient rather than intermediate product in prior art (point 5.4 of the reasons)
Inventive step
Validity of priority claim

Application title

Complexes of form L2IrX

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T043714.20161017

Distribution

A

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 880.347K)
T 0543/14 (Touch interface reconfiguration/APPLE) of 10.10.2016

Online on

24.10.2016

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

10.10.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 3/048

Application no.

09170697.8

Keywords

Inventive step - mixture of technical and non-technical features
Remittal to the department of first instance

Application title

Portable electronic device with interface reconfiguration mode

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T054314.20161010

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 270.780K)
T 1296/14 () of 8.9.2016

Online on

24.10.2016

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

8.9.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B60B 21/08
B60B 5/02

Application no.

02804070.7

Keywords

Request of the Patent Proprietor to correct the priority declaration under Rule 139 EPC - rejected
Inventive step - (no)

Application title

COMPOSITE BICYCLE RIM WITH SEAMLESS BRAKING SURFACE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T129614.20160908

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 442.971K)
D 0010/16 () of 5.9.2016

Online on

21.10.2016

Board

DBA

Decision date

5.9.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

-

Application no.

-

Keywords

-

Application title

-

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:D001016.20160905

Distribution

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 40.496K)
T 2371/11 () of 22.3.2016

Online on

21.10.2016

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

22.3.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07C 29/42
C07C 33/02
C07C 33/048

Application no.

06829396.8

Keywords

Main request - inventive step (no)
auxiliary request - inventive step (yes)

Application title

PROCESS FOR UBIQUINONE INTERMEDIATES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T237111.20160322

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 331.464K)
T 0069/12 () of 11.10.2016

Online on

21.10.2016

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

11.10.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61F 13/511
A61F 13/84

Application no.

01300449.4

Keywords

Amendments - allowable (no)
Late-filed request - need for additional search (yes)
- amendments after arrangement of oral proceedings

Application title

Absorbent article containing skin-protective ingredient

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T006912.20161011

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 294.302K)
T 0279/12 () of 28.7.2016

Online on

21.10.2016

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

28.7.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

H01R 13/703

Application no.

03003712.1

Keywords

Neuheit - (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)
Vorlage an die Große Beschwerdekammer - (nein)

Application title

Steckerteil

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T027912.20160728

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 386.746K)
T 1510/12 () of 29.9.2016

Online on

21.10.2016

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

29.9.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G01C 21/34

Application no.

00909053.1

Keywords

Neuheit - Hauptantrag und Hilfsantrag 1 (nein)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hilfsantrag 2 (nein)

Application title

NAVIGATIONSVERFAHREN UND NAVIGATIONSSYSTEM ZUM BESTIMMEN EINER ROUTE VON EINEM STARTORT ZU EINEM ZIELORT FÜR EIN FORTBEWEGUNGSMITTEL

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T151012.20160929

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 399.299K)
T 0067/13 () of 20.9.2016

Online on

21.10.2016

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

20.9.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61F 13/20

Application no.

04751910.3

Keywords

Late-filed request - justification for late filing (yes) prima facie allowable (yes)
Remittal to the department of first instance - (yes)

Application title

A PROCESS FOR PRODUCING STABILIZED TAMPONS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T006713.20160920

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 375.315K)
T 0645/13 () of 19.7.2016

Online on

21.10.2016

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

19.7.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61Q 5/02
A61Q 5/00
A61Q 5/12
A61K 8/898
A61K 8/23
A61K 8/34
A61K 8/41
A61K 8/46

Application no.

05028577.4

Keywords

Admissibility of opposition - opposition substantiated (yes)
Evidence submitted with the statement of grounds of appeal
Evidence - admitted (yes)
Late-filed documents
Late-filed document - admitted (no)
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

Method for enhancing chroma of hair

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T064513.20160719

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 441.608K)
T 0843/13 (Disazo dyes/EVERLIGHT) of 6.7.2016

Online on

21.10.2016

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

6.7.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C09B 67/00
D06P 3/66
D06P 1/38

Application no.

05025981.1

Keywords

Novelty - auxiliary request (yes)
Inventive step - auxiliary request (yes)

Application title

Dye mixture and the use thereof

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T084313.20160706

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 417.372K)
T 0891/13 (Reduktion von Ketonen mittels Alkoholdehydrogenase/CAMPREX) of 2.8.2016

Online on

21.10.2016

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

2.8.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C12N 15/53
C12N 9/04
C12N 1/21
C12P 7/02

Application no.

02737953.6

Keywords

Spät eingereichter Antrag - Rechtfertigung für späte Vorlage (ja)
Haupt- und Hilfsantrag: erfinderische Tätigkeit (nein) - beanspruchte Mengenangaben weder zielgerichtet noch kritisch

Application title

ENZYMATISCHES VERFAHREN ZUR ENANTIOSELEKTIVEN REDUKTION VON KETOVERBINDUNGEN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T089113.20160802

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 455.847K)
T 1408/13 () of 29.9.2016

Online on

21.10.2016

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

29.9.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C10B 29/00
C10B 47/02
C10B 57/00

Application no.

00976238.6

Keywords

Admissibility of appeal - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

Energy recovery coke oven facility producing high quality metallurgical coke

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T140813.20160929

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 361.446K)
T 1642/13 () of 9.9.2016

Online on

21.10.2016

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

9.9.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08K 3/26
C08K 9/04
C08K 13/06
C08J 5/18

Application no.

99922271.4

Keywords

Late-filed document - admitted (yes and no)
Late-filed request - justification for late filing (yes)
Sufficiency of disclosure - main request (yes)
Novelty - main request (yes)
Appeal decision - remittal to the department of first instance (yes)

Application title

USE OF PARTICULATE CARBONATES IN THERMOPLASTIC FILM COMPOSITIONS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T164213.20160909

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 545.913K)
T 1886/13 () of 27.9.2016

Online on

21.10.2016

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

27.9.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B60R 21/20
F16B 5/06
F16B 21/08

Application no.

05006980.6

Keywords

Novelty (yes)
Inventive step (yes)

Application title

Airbag assembly mounting system

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T188613.20160927

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 285.106K)
T 2277/13 () of 28.7.2016

Online on

21.10.2016

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

28.7.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F41H 7/04

Application no.

08774235.9

Keywords

-

Application title

PANZERUNG FÜR KRAFTFAHRZEUG

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T227713.20160728

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 396.250K)
T 1266/14 () of 15.9.2016

Online on

21.10.2016

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

15.9.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61F 2/02
A61F 2/30
A61L 2/08
A61L 27/00
A61L 31/00
B01J 19/08
C08J 3/28
C08F 110/02
A61F 2/32

Application no.

01934941.4

Keywords

Clarity
Inventive step

Application title

OXIDATION-RESISTANT AND WEAR-RESISTANT POLYETHYLENES FOR HUMAN JOINT REPLACEMENTS AND METHODS FOR MAKING THEM

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T126614.20160915

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 315.628K)
T 1680/14 () of 20.9.2016

Online on

21.10.2016

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

20.9.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C22C 38/04
C22C 38/38

Application no.

07874486.9

Keywords

Amendments
Inventive step

Application title

AUSTENITIC PARAMAGNETIC CORROSION RESISTANT STEEL

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T168014.20160920

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 322.870K)
T 1902/10 (Web page indexing/YAHOO) of 21.6.2016

Online on

20.10.2016

Board

3.5.07

Decision date

21.6.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 17/30

Application no.

02012929.2

Keywords

Amendments - allowable (no) (main request)
Claims - support in the description (no) (first auxiliary request)
Inventive step - (yes) (second auxiliary request)

Application title

System and method for locating pages on the world wide web and for locating documents from a network of computers

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T190210.20160621

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 520.532K)
T 2038/10 (Programming a phase-change memory/OVONYX) of 24.5.2016

Online on

20.10.2016

Board

3.5.07

Decision date

24.5.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G11C 11/34

Application no.

02761617.6

Keywords

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

Application title

Programming a phase-change material memory

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T203810.20160524

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 409.147K)
T 2528/10 () of 22.9.2016

Online on

20.10.2016

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

22.9.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B01D 9/00
B01F 5/02
A61K 9/00

Application no.

00951767.3

Keywords

Revocation of the patent at request of the patent proprietor

Application title

PROCESS FOR PRODUCING FINE MEDICINAL SUBSTANCES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T252810.20160922

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 223.576K)
T 0571/11 () of 1.12.2015

Online on

20.10.2016

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

1.12.2015

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 9/16
A61K 9/26
A61K 9/28
A61K 47/32
A61K 47/38
A61K 31/505

Application no.

03722519.0

Keywords

Inventive step - main request (no)
Remittal to the department of first instance - auxiliary request (yes)

Application title

HIGH DRUG LOAD TABLET

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2015:T057111.20151201

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 589.158K)
T 0928/11 () of 24.8.2016

Online on

20.10.2016

Board

3.5.04

Decision date

24.8.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04N 7/10

Application no.

06252094.5

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)
Request for oral proceedings to be held by video conference - (refused)

Application title

Image display device, method of controlling the same and home network system

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T092811.20160824

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 373.559K)
T 0757/12 () of 7.6.2016

Online on

20.10.2016

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

7.6.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08L 101/10
C09J 201/10
C09K 3/10

Application no.

03758787.0

Keywords

Amendments - added subject-matter (yes) main request, first and second auxiliary requests
Claims - clarity (no) first auxiliary request

Application title

CURABLE COMPOSITION AND METHOD FOR IMPROVING RECOVERY PROPERTIES AND CREEP PROPERTIES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T075712.20160607

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 402.023K)
T 0980/12 (Audience data gathering/NIELSEN) of 9.6.2016

Online on

20.10.2016

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

9.6.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04H 9/00

Application no.

03815891.1

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)

Application title

Methods and apparatus to adaptively gather audience information data

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T098012.20160609

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 422.679K)
T 1058/12 () of 16.6.2016

Online on

20.10.2016

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

16.6.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F03D 7/04
F03D 11/00

Application no.

04739202.2

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hauptantrag (ja)

Application title

VERFAHREN ZUM BETREIBEN EINER WINDENERGIEANLAGE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T105812.20160616

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 322.534K)
T 2138/12 (Device for selecting information/ALCATEL LUCENT) of 31.8.2016

Online on

20.10.2016

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

31.8.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04L 29/06

Application no.

06292052.5

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)

Application title

Supplying object code defined information to users

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T213812.20160831

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 284.005K)
T 0016/13 () of 28.7.2016

Online on

20.10.2016

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

28.7.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61F 13/15
B41J 3/54

Application no.

05713238.3

Keywords

Claims - clarity
Claims - main request (no)
Amendments - added subject-matter (yes)
Late-filed auxiliary requests - admitted (no)

Application title

TWO-STEP CONTACT AND NON-CONTACT PRINTING

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T001613.20160728

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 331.187K)
T 1042/13 () of 6.9.2016

Online on

20.10.2016

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

6.9.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C08K 3/00
C08K 5/00
B29C 65/16

Application no.

02016828.2

Keywords

Erlöschen des Patents in allen benannten Vertragsstaaten - Einstellung des Beschwerdeverfahrens

Application title

Verfahren zur Verbesserung der Oberflächenqualität von Formteilen

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T104213.20160906

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 227.995K)
T 1098/13 () of 5.7.2016

Online on

20.10.2016

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

5.7.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61Q 5/02
A61Q 5/12
A61K 8/06
A61K 8/896
A61K 8/73
A61K 8/44
A61K 8/46

Application no.

05711564.4

Keywords

Late-filed evidence submitted with the statement setting out the grounds of appeal
Late-filed evidence - admitted (no)
Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

Conditioning shampoo compositions

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T109813.20160705

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D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 358.687K)
T 1833/13 (Microwave-assistend peptide synthesis/CEM) of 13.7.2016

Online on

20.10.2016

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

13.7.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07K 1/04
B01J 19/12
H05B 6/80

Application no.

04253742.3

Keywords

Main request - amendments - allowable (no)
Auxiliary request - amendments - extention of protection (yes)

Application title

Method and apparatus for the microwave-assisted peptide synthesis

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T183313.20160713

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D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 314.026K)
T 2295/13 (Gypsum board/U.S. GYPSUM) of 2.9.2016

Online on

20.10.2016

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

2.9.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C04B 24/04

Application no.

06773013.5

Keywords

Amendments - allowable (yes)

Application title

Gypsum products utilising a two-repeating unit dispersant and a method for making them

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T229513.20160902

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 344.453K)
T 1795/14 () of 16.6.2016

Online on

20.10.2016

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

16.6.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61L 31/16
A61L 29/16
A61L 27/54

Application no.

03764655.1

Keywords

Main request - added subject-matter (no), novelty (yes). Remittal

Application title

COATED MEDICAL DEVICE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T179514.20160616

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 318.890K)
T 1795/15 () of 7.7.2016

Online on

20.10.2016

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

7.7.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

E04B 1/74

Application no.

08014355.5

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (nein)

Application title

Elektro-Hausheizung betrieben mit Kraftwerksstrom und Solarstrom

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T179515.20160707

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 290.975K)
T 2517/11 () of 12.10.2016

Online on

19.10.2016

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

12.10.2016

Proc. language

FR

IPC

G10L 19/02
H04N 7/30

Application no.

08865193.0

Keywords

Démonstration de l'existence d'une caractéristique technique cachée dans un procédé connu
L'homme du métier doit avoir des raisons de rechercher l'existence de caractéristiques cachées (non)
Activité inventive - nouvelle formulation du problème technique

Application title

CODAGE/DECODAGE PAR TRANSFORMEE, A FENETRES ADAPTATIVES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T251711.20161012

Distribution

B

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 411.530K)
T 1447/12 (Field device/ROSEMOUNT) of 27.9.2016

Online on

19.10.2016

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

27.9.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G05B 19/042
G05D 23/19
G01L 19/00

Application no.

06825182.6

Keywords

Inventive step (no)

Application title

Process field device temperature control

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T144712.20160927

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 319.460K)
T 2469/11 () of 22.9.2016

Online on

18.10.2016

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

22.9.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F01D 5/18
F01D 21/00

Application no.

01128803.2

Keywords

Neuheit - Hauptantrag, Hilfsantrag 1 (nein)
Spät eingereichte Hilfsanträge - Hilfsanträge 2, 3
Spät eingereichte Hilfsanträge - prima facie unklar
Spät eingereichte Hilfsanträge - zugelassen (nein)

Application title

Komponente einer Strömungsmaschine mit Inspektionsöffnung, und Verfahren zur Inspection und Reinigung einer solchen Komponente

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T246911.20160922

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 417.254K)
T 1373/14 () of 21.9.2016

Online on

18.10.2016

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

21.9.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B60H 1/00

Application no.

05795729.2

Keywords

Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

VEHICLE AIR CONDITIONER

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T137314.20160921

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 328.602K)
T 1368/15 () of 13.9.2016

Online on

18.10.2016

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

13.9.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B62D 5/04
B62D 5/06
B66F 9/24

Application no.

02016633.6

Keywords

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

Application title

Steering apparatus in vehicle and industrial vehicle

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T136815.20160913

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 290.595K)
J 0014/16 (Re-establishment of rights) of 10.10.2016

Online on

17.10.2016

Board

3.1.01

Decision date

10.10.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A22C 15/00
B21D 15/02

Application no.

09015402.2

Keywords

Re-establishment of rights - payment of renewal fee,
all due care by the applicant (no),
exceptional circumstances (no),
isolated mistake within a normally satisfactory monitoring system (no)

Application title

Press-formed shape, in particular a smoking rod, and method of manufacturing thereof

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:J001416.20161010

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 359.707K)
T 0793/12 () of 29.6.2016

Online on

17.10.2016

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

29.6.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

H01H 71/08

Application no.

03793698.6

Keywords

Neuheit - (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - nicht naheliegende Alternative

Application title

Elektrisches Schaltgerät

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T079312.20160629

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 357.888K)
T 0361/14 (Mobile accounting/QUALCOMM) of 11.10.2016

Online on

17.10.2016

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

11.10.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04L 12/14
H04M 15/00

Application no.

08770907.7

Keywords

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

Application title

Method and apparatus for accounting in a mobile data packet network

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T036114.20161011

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 273.525K)
T 1717/12 () of 15.9.2016

Online on

14.10.2016

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

15.9.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08K 5/06
C08K 5/07
C08K 5/21
C08K 5/357
C09J 129/04
B27N 3/00
C08L 97/02
C09J 103/04

Application no.

07718062.8

Keywords

Amendments - allowable (no)

Application title

POLYMER-ALDEHYDE BINDING SYSTEM FOR MANUFACTURE OF WOOD PRODUCTS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T171712.20160915

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 294.748K)
T 2266/12 (Hybridempfänger/HIRSCHMANN) of 29.9.2016

Online on

13.10.2016

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

29.9.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

H04B 1/40

Application no.

04740830.7

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (nein)

Application title

HYBRIDEMPFÄNGER MIT ADAPTIVEM INTELLIGENTEM ALGORITHMUS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T226612.20160929

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 269.625K)
T 2172/13 () of 7.9.2016

Online on

13.10.2016

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

7.9.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A63F 13/00

Application no.

06759706.2

Keywords

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

Application title

REAL-TIME HD TV/VIDEO IP STREAMING TO A GAME CONSOLE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T217213.20160907

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 347.335K)
T 0742/15 () of 26.7.2016

Online on

13.10.2016

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

26.7.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 31/198
A61K 31/702
A23L 1/29
A61P 31/18
A61K 31/70

Application no.

10165389.7

Keywords

Main request: extension beyond the content of the earlier application as filed (yes)
Auxiliary request 1: added subject-matter (no)
Claims - clarity (yes)
Sufficiency of disclosure (yes)
Novelty (yes)
Inventive step (yes)

Application title

Nutritional supplement comprising oligosaccharides and cysteine for treating HIV

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T074215.20160726

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 565.869K)
T 0899/11 (Security for document collaboration/ORACLE) of 2.8.2016

Online on

12.10.2016

Board

3.5.06

Decision date

2.8.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 1/00

Application no.

05101068.4

Keywords

Inventive step - main request (no)
Inventive step - auxiliary request (yes)
background art in a document potential starting point for the inventive-step assessment even in view of its disadvantages

Application title

Distributed dynamic security for document collaboration

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T089911.20160802

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 407.753K)
T 0311/12 () of 10.8.2016

Online on

12.10.2016

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

10.8.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61M 35/00
B05B 15/12

Application no.

04708811.7

Keywords

Grounds for opposition - added subject-matter (no)

Application title

TANNING BOOTH

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T031112.20160810

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 265.775K)
T 1264/12 () of 22.9.2016

Online on

12.10.2016

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

22.9.2016

Proc. language

FR

IPC

B67D 5/02

Application no.

04707566.8

Keywords

Requête mise en cause par l'opposition (non)

Application title

PROCÉDÉ DE VIDANGE D'UN CONTENEUR SOUPLE RENFERMANT UN PRODUIT VISQUEUX

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T126412.20160922

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 310.121K)
T 2085/12 (Fibre-reinforced epoxy coatings for ballast tanks/HEMPEL) of 11.5.2016

Online on

12.10.2016

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

11.5.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C09D 5/02
C08L 63/00

Application no.

06722939.3

Keywords

Admissibility of appeal (yes)
Inventive step - obvious solution
Late-filed auxiliary requests - admitted (no)

Application title

METHOD FOR THE ESTABLISHMENT OF A CRACK RESISTANT EPOXY PAINT COAT AND PAINT COMPOSITIONS SUITABLE FOR SAID METHOD

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T208512.20160511

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 442.710K)
T 1244/13 () of 28.7.2016

Online on

12.10.2016

Board

3.5.06

Decision date

28.7.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 7/72
G06F 9/302

Application no.

02027872.7

Keywords

Substantial procedural violation - (no)
Inventive step - after amendment (yes)

Application title

Arithmetic processor accomodating different finite field size

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T124413.20160728

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 471.439K)
T 0545/12 (Anti-TNF antibodies and methotrexate/THE KENNEDY TRUST) of 14.6.2016

Online on

11.10.2016

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

14.6.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 39/395
A61K 31/505

Application no.

97933799.5

Keywords

Transfer of opponent status (yes)
Main request: amendments - allowable (yes)
Remittal to the opposition division (yes)

Application title

Anti-TNF antibodies / TNF receptor and methotrexate in the treatment of autoimmune disease

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T054512.20160614

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 366.579K)
T 1421/12 () of 21.7.2016

Online on

11.10.2016

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

21.7.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A61B 17/80

Application no.

06705403.1

Keywords

Neuer Einspruchsgrund - erstinstanzliche Ermessensausübung und Nichtzulassung im Beschwerdeverfahren
Verspätetes Vorbringen - erstinstanzlich nicht zugelassenes Dokument im Beschwerdeverfahren zugelassen (ja)
Verspätetes Vorbringen - weiteres Dokument zugelassen (nein)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)

Application title

KNOCHENPLATTE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T142112.20160721

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 442.284K)
T 2455/12 () of 21.4.2016

Online on

11.10.2016

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

21.4.2016

Proc. language

FR

IPC

A61K 8/73
A61K 8/34
A61Q 5/02
A61Q 5/12

Application no.

06000353.0

Keywords

Nouveauté - (oui)
Renvoi à la première instance - (non)
Requêtes subsidiaires 6 et 7 - (admises)
Activité inventive - (non)

Application title

Composition cosmétique comprenant un tensioactif cationique, un polymère cationique, un composé solide et un amidon et procédé de traitement cosmétique

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T245512.20160421

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 495.914K)
T 2209/13 () of 8.6.2016

Online on

11.10.2016

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

8.6.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B60R 25/02

Application no.

08020437.3

Keywords

Added subject-matter (main request, aux. requests 1,2,3: yes)
Admissibility (aux. requests 4,5,6: no)
Inventive step (aux. request 7 : yes)
Admissibility of new line of argument on inventive step (no)

Application title

Electric steering lock device

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T220913.20160608

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 402.449K)
T 0291/14 (Verfahren zum Mischen/DR. HERFELD) of 26.9.2016

Online on

11.10.2016

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

26.9.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B01F 3/18
B01F 7/00
B01F 7/16
B01F 7/18
B01F 13/00
B01F 13/10

Application no.

12157516.1

Keywords

Änderungen der Anmeldung
Änderungen - zulässig (ja)
Patentansprüche - Klarheit nach Änderung (ja)
Neuheit - nach Änderung (ja)
Zurückverweisung an die erste Instanz - (ja)

Application title

Verfahren zum Mischen von pulver- und/oder granulatförmigen Stoffen sowie Mischmaschine

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T029114.20160926

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 303.918K)
T 1586/15 () of 27.9.2016

Online on

11.10.2016

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

27.9.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B08B 3/12

Application no.

12196408.4

Keywords

Amendments - allowable (no)

Application title

Ultrasonic cleaning method

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T158615.20160927

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 270.404K)
T 0497/11 () of 22.6.2016

Online on

10.10.2016

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

22.6.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G08G 5/04

Application no.

02734482.9

Keywords

Late-filed requests
Late-filed request - procedural economy
Late-filed request - diverging versions of claims
Inventive step - (no)

Application title

Aircraft Flow Management Method and System

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T049711.20160622

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 438.097K)
T 2519/11 (Info card selector/APPLE) of 13.9.2016

Online on

10.10.2016

Board

3.5.06

Decision date

13.9.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 21/20
H04L 29/06

Application no.

09152616.0

Keywords

Inventive step - both requests (no)

Application title

Info card selector reception of identity provider based data pertaining to info cards

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T251911.20160913

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 326.857K)
T 0266/12 () of 8.9.2016

Online on

10.10.2016

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

8.9.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G01N 1/34
B01D 15/02

Application no.

04000425.1

Keywords

Änderungen - Unzulässige Erweiterung bzw. Zwischenverallgemeinerung (nein)
Neuheit und erfinderische Tätigkeit (ja
Neuheit - geänderte Ansprüche)

Application title

Sammler für die Festphasenmikroextraktion und Analyse zu untersuchender Substanzen

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T026612.20160908

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 383.471K)
T 0438/12 (Schnittstelleneinrichtung/NOKIA) of 26.7.2016

Online on

10.10.2016

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

26.7.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

H04M 1/00
H04B 1/38
G08G 1/09

Application no.

99119786.4

Keywords

Anträge eingereicht mit der Beschwerdebegründung - Anträge hätten bereits im erstinstanzlichen Verfahren vorgebracht werden können (ja) - zugelassen (nein)

Application title

Schnittstelleneinrichtung

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T043812.20160726

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 317.794K)
T 0511/12 () of 16.6.2016

Online on

10.10.2016

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

16.6.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G01D 5/249
G01D 5/14
G01D 5/16

Application no.

02004720.5

Keywords

Neuheit - Hilfsantrag 3 (ja)
Zurückverweisung an die erste Instanz - (ja)

Application title

Winkelmessvorrichtung zur Erfassung der absoluten Position und der Anzahl der Umdrehungen einer Welle

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T051112.20160616

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 603.395K)
T 1163/12 () of 27.6.2016

Online on

10.10.2016

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

27.6.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F03D 1/06
F03D 3/06

Application no.

02787103.7

Keywords

Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)
Sufficiency of disclosure - (yes)
Admissibility of appeal - notice of appeal
Admissibility of appeal - change of name

Application title

WIND TURBINE BLADE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T116312.20160627

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 385.900K)
T 2346/12 () of 16.9.2016

Online on

10.10.2016

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

16.9.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B65D 41/04
B65D 41/26

Application no.

05766083.9

Keywords

Sufficiency of disclosure - (no)

Application title

ERGONOMIC CLOSURE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T234612.20160916

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 297.039K)
T 0255/13 () of 5.10.2016

Online on

10.10.2016

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

5.10.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B05B 1/18
B05B 1/34

Application no.

00100535.4

Keywords

Neuheit - (nein)

Application title

Brausekopf

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T025513.20161005

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 296.812K)
T 0448/13 () of 11.8.2016

Online on

10.10.2016

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

11.8.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F16H 45/02

Application no.

04008035.0

Keywords

Ausreichende Offenbarung - (nein)

Application title

Torsionsschwingungsdämpfer für Drehmomentwandler

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T044813.20160811

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 359.613K)
T 0556/14 (Masking a private key/CERTICOM) of 28.7.2016

Online on

10.10.2016

Board

3.5.06

Decision date

28.7.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 21/00
G06F 7/72

Application no.

03018048.3

Keywords

The protection of a cryptographic computation against power analysis attacks is a technical effect
Inventive step - after amendment (yes)

Application title

Method of masking a private key used in a cryptographic operation

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T055614.20160728

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 373.222K)
T 0171/11 (Blockade of CTLA-4/UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA) of 9.6.2016

Online on

07.10.2016

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

9.6.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 38/16
A61K 39/395
C07K 14/47
C07K 14/705
C07K 14/725
C07K 16/28

Application no.

96942901.8

Keywords

Inventive step - main request (no)

Application title

Blockade of T lymphocyte down-regulation associated with CTLA-4 signaling

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T017111.20160609

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 339.654K)
T 1626/12 (Handling a timer for triggering buffer status report/INNOVATIVE) of 16.9.2016

Online on

07.10.2016

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

16.9.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04L 1/18
H04W 72/04

Application no.

09012042.9

Keywords

Claims - essential features
Claims - clarity after amendment (yes)
Inventive step - after amendment
Inventive step - auxiliary request (yes)

Application title

Method and apparatus of handling a timer for triggering buffer status report

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T162612.20160916

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 291.777K)
T 0490/13 (Traitement de fibres kératiniques colorées avec une composition … of 10.5.2016

Online on

07.10.2016

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

10.5.2016

Proc. language

FR

IPC

A61K 8/46
A61K 8/49
A61K 8/60
A61Q 5/00
A61Q 5/02
A61Q 5/06

Application no.

04292747.5

Keywords

Requête principale - nouveauté (non)
Requête subsidiaire 1 - recevabilité (oui)
Renvoi en première instance (oui)
Répartition des frais différente (oui)

Application title

Traitement de fibres kératiniques colorées avec une composition comprenant un tensioactif non ionique particulier et utilisation pour protéger la couleur

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T049013.20160510

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 363.328K)
T 0944/13 () of 5.10.2016

Online on

07.10.2016

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

5.10.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G03B 15/03
G08G 1/01
G03B 15/05

Application no.

01107590.0

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)

Application title

Blitzlampe zur Verwendung in photographischen Verkehrsüberwachungs-Anlagen

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T094413.20161005

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 325.929K)
T 1297/14 () of 28.7.2016

Online on

07.10.2016

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

28.7.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B61D 27/00
B60H 1/26

Application no.

07727232.6

Keywords

Begründungsmangel - angefochtene Entscheidung (nein)
Unzulässige Erweiterung - (nein)
Ausführbarkeit der Erfindung - (ja)
Klarheit - keine Prüfungsbefugnis
Neuheit - Hauptantrag (nein)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hilfsantrag I (nein)
- Hilfsantrag II (ja)
Änderungen - Hilfsantrag II
Änderungen - unzulässige Erweiterung (nein)

Application title

LUFTEINLASSBAUTEIL FÜR EINE KLIMATISIERUNGSEINRICHTUNG EINES SCHIENENFAHRZEUGS UND MIT DEM LUFTEINLASSBAUTEIL AUSGESTATTETES SCHIENENFAHRZEUG

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T129714.20160728

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 527.978K)
T 0921/11 () of 6.9.2016

Online on

06.10.2016

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

6.9.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06K 17/00

Application no.

05102341.4

Keywords

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

Application title

Generation of meaningful names in flattened hierarchical structures

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T092111.20160906

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 343.675K)
T 0971/11 () of 4.3.2016

Online on

06.10.2016

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

4.3.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B29C 61/02
B29C 55/02
C08J 5/18
B29C 47/10
B29B 7/30
B29B 7/58
B29B 11/00
B29B 13/10
C08L 67/02

Application no.

02722834.5

Keywords

Late-filed evidence - re-submitted with the statement of grounds of appeal (admitted)
Public prior use (evidence insufficient)
Novelty (yes)
Inventive step (yes)

Application title

Heat-shrinkable polyester film roll and process for producing the same

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T097111.20160304

Distribution

B

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 443.641K)
T 2416/11 () of 15.9.2016

Online on

06.10.2016

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

15.9.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F01N 3/28

Application no.

06022843.4

Keywords

Sufficiency of disclosure - unknown parameter
Sufficiency of disclosure - (no)

Application title

Fiber sheet member and exhaust gas purifying device using the same as a support mat

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T241611.20160915

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 376.155K)
T 2203/12 () of 12.7.2016

Online on

06.10.2016

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

12.7.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B41C 1/05
B41M 3/14
B23K 26/00

Application no.

03727109.5

Keywords

Sufficiency of disclosure (yes)
Admission of late-filed documents (yes)
Remittal to the department of first instance (yes)

Application title

Method of manufacturing an engraved plate

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T220312.20160712

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 341.108K)
T 2454/12 (Mikrodialyse/Joanneum) of 15.1.2016

Online on

06.10.2016

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

15.1.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B01D 69/02
A61B 5/00
A61L 33/00
A61M 1/16
G01N 33/487
B01D 63/02
B01D 63/08

Application no.

07819121.0

Keywords

Novelty - (yes) - Combination of features as claimed not directly and unambiguously disclosed
Inventive step - (yes) - non-obvious combination of features

Application title

DEVICE FOR ANALYSING A FLUIDIC SAMPLE BY MICRODIALYSIS AND METHOD OF MONITORING A PARAMETER OF A FLUIDIC SAMPLE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T245412.20160115

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 532.268K)
T 0365/13 () of 9.6.2016

Online on

06.10.2016

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

9.6.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B41J 2/21
B41J 11/00

Application no.

06718872.2

Keywords

Novelty - main request (no)
Inventive step - obvious modification
Late-filed auxiliary requests - request clearly allowable (no)

Application title

Methods and Apparatus for Backlit and Dual-Sided Imaging

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T036513.20160609

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 582.296K)
T 2170/10 (Peer-to-peer collaboration/SIEMENS CORPORATION) of 9.9.2016

Online on

05.10.2016

Board

3.5.07

Decision date

9.9.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 17/30

Application no.

04757503.0

Keywords

Admissibility of appeal - appeal sufficiently substantiated (no)

Application title

A meta-search web service-based architecture for peer-to-peer collaboration and voice-over-IP

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T217010.20160909

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 319.100K)
T 1414/12 () of 24.8.2016

Online on

05.10.2016

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

24.8.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C23C 22/34

Application no.

03254085.8

Keywords

Main request - extension of the protection (yes)
Auxiliary request - extension beyond the content of the application as originally filed (no)
Auxiliary request - inventive step (yes)

Application title

Corrosion resistant trivalent chromium phosphated chemical conversion coatings

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T141412.20160824

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 371.956K)
T 2253/12 () of 31.5.2016

Online on

05.10.2016

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

31.5.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61M 1/00
A61M 27/00

Application no.

07117289.4

Keywords

Subject-matter extends beyond content of earlier application -
main request (no)
Insufficiency of disclosure - main request (no)
Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - main and first auxiliary request (no)
- second auxiliary request (yes)
Added subject-matter - second auxiliary request (no)

Application title

Vacuum assisted tissue treatment system

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T225312.20160531

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 645.002K)
T 0863/13 () of 11.5.2016

Online on

05.10.2016

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

11.5.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B60H 1/00

Application no.

07101444.3

Keywords

Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

Dual zone vehicle air distribution apparatus

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T086313.20160511

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 274.407K)
T 0046/14 () of 27.9.2016

Online on

05.10.2016

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

27.9.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B62D 5/04

Application no.

09158443.3

Keywords

Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

Steering control apparatus

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T004614.20160927

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 319.003K)
T 2129/14 () of 1.6.2016

Online on

05.10.2016

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

1.6.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61M 1/00
A61M 27/00

Application no.

02766098.4

Keywords

Amendments - added subject-matter
Amendments - main and first auxiliary
request (yes), second auxiliary request (no)
Late-filed request - admitted (yes)
Amendment occasioned by ground for opposition - (yes)
Sufficiency of disclosure - second auxiliary request (yes)
Claims - clarity
Claims - second auxiliary request (yes)
Appeal decision - remittal to the department of first instance
(no)
Reformatio in peius - exception to the prohibition (yes)
Late-filed evidence - admitted (yes)
Inventive step - second auxiliary request (yes)

Application title

VACUUM ASSISTED TISSUE TREATMENT SYSTEM

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T212914.20160601

Distribution

B

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 660.385K)
T 1647/15 () of 24.6.2016

Online on

05.10.2016

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

24.6.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B60P 3/06
B62D 53/06

Application no.

05075660.0

Keywords

Suspected partiality against at least one member of the opposition division (yes)
Remittal to the first instance (no)
Added subject-matter- main request- auxiliary request 5 (yes)
Prior uses- violation of the right to be heard (yes)- availability to the public (yes)
Novelty- auxiliary request 1- (no)
Auxiliary request 5A- admissibility (yes)- added-subject-matter (no)- clarity (yes)- novelty and inventive step (yes)
Reimbursement of the appeal fees (yes)

Application title

Trailer having pivoted axles and a central recess

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T164715.20160624

Distribution

B

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 724.012K)
T 2045/10 (Sorting cells by format/MICROSOFT TECHNOLOGY LICENSING) of 28.4.2016

Online on

04.10.2016

Board

3.5.07

Decision date

28.4.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 17/21
G06F 17/24

Application no.

05112248.9

Keywords

Inventive step - main request (no)
Inventive step - auxiliary request (no)
Inventive step - mixture of technical and non-technical features
Patentable invention - (no)
Patentable invention - presentation of information

Application title

Filter and sort by format

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T204510.20160428

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 375.687K)
T 1355/11 () of 19.7.2016

Online on

04.10.2016

Board

3.5.04

Decision date

19.7.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04N 7/14
G08B 13/196

Application no.

00401314.0

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)

Application title

Portable videophone unit

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T135511.20160719

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 312.132K)
T 2249/11 () of 8.6.2016

Online on

04.10.2016

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

8.6.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H05B 3/06
H05B 1/02
B29C 45/27
H05B 3/42

Application no.

04812091.9

Keywords

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

Application title

TWO-WIRE LAYERED HEATER SYSTEM

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T224911.20160608

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 329.670K)
T 0054/13 () of 12.7.2016

Online on

04.10.2016

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

12.7.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01F 1/84
G01F 15/14

Application no.

00941336.0

Keywords

Inventive step - auxiliary request (yes)

Application title

CORIOLIS FLOWMETER HAVING A CASING WITH A PROTECTIVE OUTER LAYER

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T005413.20160712

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 439.287K)
T 1110/13 () of 19.5.2016

Online on

04.10.2016

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

19.5.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A23L 1/236
C11B 9/00
C07C 49/84

Application no.

07727190.6

Keywords

Late-filed request - admitted (yes)
Amendments - added subject-matter (no)
Sufficiency of disclosure - (yes)
Novelty - (yes)
Late submitted material - correct exercise of discretion (yes)
Request to suspend the proceedings in order to carry out additional documentary search (refused)
Inventive step - (yes)
Late-filed argument - admitted (yes)

Application title

USE OF 4-HYDROXYDIHYDROCHALCONES AND THEIR SALTS FOR ENHANCING AN IMPRESSION OF SWEETNESS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T111013.20160519

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 542.825K)
T 1468/14 () of 14.9.2016

Online on

04.10.2016

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

14.9.2016

Proc. language

FR

IPC

B61D 17/10

Application no.

07290672.0

Keywords

Requête principale: brevet tel que délivré
Nouveauté - (oui)
Activité inventive - (oui)

Application title

Ensemble structurel d'extrémité de caisse de voiture ferroviaire

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T146814.20160914

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 331.172K)
T 2098/15 () of 27.9.2016

Online on

04.10.2016

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

27.9.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B64B 1/58
B64B 1/60

Application no.

12705382.5

Keywords

Novelty - (no)

Application title

A MODIFICATION TO GAS ENVELOPES OF AIRSHIPS AND BALLOONS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T209815.20160927

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 297.104K)

September 2016

T 1311/11 () of 6.9.2016

Online on

30.09.2016

Board

3.5.04

Decision date

6.9.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

H04N 7/16
H04N 7/167
H04N 5/00

Application no.

02008933.0

Keywords

Spät eingereichter Antrag - Antrag hätte bereits im erstinstanzlichen Verfahren vorgebracht werden können (ja)

Application title

Entschlüsselungs-Modul für Receiver zum Empfangen von digital codierten Rundfunk- oder Fernsehsignalen

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T131111.20160906

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 317.055K)
T 1951/12 (Gefahrenbereichabsicherung/HEIDELBERGER DRUCKMASCHINEN) of 14.9.2016

Online on

30.09.2016

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

14.9.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G05B 19/406
G05B 19/042
F16P 3/00

Application no.

05109430.8

Keywords

Zulässigkeit des Einspruchs - (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit (Hauptantrag, Hilfsanträge 1 und 3)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - nein
Patentansprüche - Klarheit nach Änderung (Hilfsantrag 2)
Patentansprüche - nein

Application title

Absicherung von Maschinen in Abhängigkeit von deren Zustand

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T195112.20160914

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 350.738K)
T 0980/13 (Kommunikationssystem/TELEFONICA) of 20.9.2016

Online on

30.09.2016

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

20.9.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

H04M 15/00
H04M 17/00
H04Q 3/00

Application no.

07786167.2

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (nein)

Application title

Kommunikationssystem

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T098013.20160920

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 361.708K)
T 1089/14 (Dynamische Speicherzuweisung/SIEMENS) of 13.9.2016

Online on

30.09.2016

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

13.9.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

H04L 12/56

Application no.

06012055.7

Keywords

Zulassung - Einspruchsgrund nach Artikel 123(2) EPÜ (nein)
Neuheit - Hauptantrag (nein)
Zulassung - Hilfsantrag I (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hilfsantrag I (ja)

Application title

Verfahren zum Betrieb eines Automatisierungsgerätes und Automatisierungsgerät

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T108914.20160913

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 429.715K)
T 0194/15 (Anti-TNF antibodies and methotrexate/THE KENNEDY TRUST) of 9.3.2016

Online on

30.09.2016

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

9.3.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 39/395
A61K 38/17
A61K 31/505
A61P 37/00

Application no.

05076131.1

Keywords

Admissibility of appeal - (yes)
Validity of transfer of opponent status - (no)
Remittal to the opposition division - (yes)

Application title

Anti-TNF antibodies and methotrexate in the concomitant treatment of autoimmune diseases

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T019415.20160309

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 427.072K)
T 1068/12 () of 18.8.2016

Online on

29.09.2016

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

18.8.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B05D 1/30
D21H 23/48
B05C 5/00

Application no.

98924149.2

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Neuformulierung der technischen Aufgabe

Application title

VERFAHREN UND VORRICHTUNG ZUM AUFTRAGEN VON DISPERSIONEN AUF EINE MATERIALBAHN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T106812.20160818

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 391.555K)
T 1379/12 (Software versioning on mobile devices/QUALCOMM) of 9.9.2016

Online on

29.09.2016

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

9.9.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04M 3/00
H04M 1/00

Application no.

04796815.1

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)

Application title

Method, software and apparatus for performing actions on a wireless device using action lists and versioning

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T137912.20160909

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 305.697K)
T 1681/13 () of 29.6.2016

Online on

29.09.2016

Board

3.5.04

Decision date

29.6.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04N 5/775

Application no.

99909867.6

Keywords

Late-filed auxiliary requests - admitted (yes)
Inventive step - (no)

Application title

Multimedia time warping system

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T168113.20160629

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 486.086K)
T 2358/13 (Carbon dioxide adsorbent/Micropore) of 29.6.2016

Online on

29.09.2016

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

29.6.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B01D 53/04
B01J 20/04

Application no.

05810385.4

Keywords

Late-filed request - admitted (yes)
Late-filed request - submitted in reaction to Board's communication
Amendments - added subject-matter (no)
Claims - clarity
Claims - main request (yes)
Remittal to the department of first instance - (yes)
Remittal to the department of first instance - outstanding substantive issues not yet examined

Application title

ENHANCED CARBON DIOXIDE ADSORBENT

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T235813.20160629

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 312.695K)
T 0070/14 () of 21.7.2016

Online on

29.09.2016

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

21.7.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F21S 8/08
F21V 5/04
F21Y 101/02

Application no.

07025237.4

Keywords

-

Application title

Außenleuchte

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T007014.20160721

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 300.622K)
T 0774/14 (Estimating resynchronisations/BT) of 6.9.2016

Online on

29.09.2016

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

6.9.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04L 12/28
H04L 12/26
H04L 29/06

Application no.

08865741.6

Keywords

Inventive step - main request (no)
Admission of first auxiliary request - (yes): appropriate reaction to clarity objection raised in opposition proceedings
Remittal to first instance for further prosecution - (yes)

Application title

Monitoring of network connections

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T077414.20160906

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 356.683K)
T 1005/14 (Setting up a medical device/LUNDIA) of 11.8.2016

Online on

29.09.2016

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

11.8.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 19/00
A61M 1/16

Application no.

07789432.7

Keywords

Allowable amendments - (yes)
Admission of fresh ground under Article 83 EPC - (no)
Admission of objections under Article 84 EPC - (no)
Inventive step - (yes, after amendment)

Application title

Fluid processing medical apparatus and method for setting-up a fluid processing medical apparatus

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T100514.20160811

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 442.529K)
T 0603/15 (Antrag zur Berichtigung des EPA Formulars 2300) of 25.5.2016

Online on

29.09.2016

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

25.5.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B32B 27/08
B32B 27/34
C09J 177/00
C08L 77/00
F16L 11/04

Application no.

01113738.7

Keywords

Berichtigung des EPA Formulars 2300 unter Regel 139 EPÜ - nicht stattgegeben
Rechtliches Gehör der Beschwerdeführerin
Rechtliches Gehör - verletzt
Wesentliches Verfahrensmangel - ja
Rückzahlung der Beschwerdegebühr - ja

Application title

Thermoplastische Mehrschichtverbunde

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T060315.20160525

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 405.319K)
T 2116/15 () of 13.9.2016

Online on

29.09.2016

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

13.9.2016

Proc. language

FR

IPC

C03B 5/235

Application no.

07870396.4

Keywords

Modifications de la demande
Modifications - admises (oui)
Revendications - fondement sur la description (oui)
Nouveauté - (oui)
Renvoi à la première instance - (oui)

Application title

FOUR DE FUSION DE VERRE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T211615.20160913

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 379.821K)
T 1033/16 (Cross-community invitation/ACCENTURE GLOBAL SERVICES) of 26.9.2016

Online on

29.09.2016

Board

3.5.07

Decision date

26.9.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 17/30

Application no.

09425065.1

Keywords

Appealed decision - signed by the director on behalf of the second examiner
Appealed decision - not taken by the Examining Division in its correct composition
Substantial procedural violation - (yes)
Reimbursement of appeal fee - (yes)

Application title

Cross community invitation and multiple provider product information processing system

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T103316.20160926

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 278.828K)
T 2115/12 (Composition de teinture directe L'OREAL) of 12.7.2016

Online on

27.09.2016

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

12.7.2016

Proc. language

FR

IPC

A61Q 5/06
A61K 8/41
A61K 8/44
A61K 8/73

Application no.

07123806.7

Keywords

Modifications - extension au-delà du contenu de la demande telle que déposée (non)
Activité inventive - amélioration non évidente

Application title

Composition de teinture directe comprenant un tensio-actif cationique, un biohétéropolysaccharide, un tensio-actif amphotère et un colorant direct

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T211512.20160712

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 345.972K)
T 0488/13 () of 9.6.2016

Online on

27.09.2016

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

9.6.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 8/25
A61Q 5/10

Application no.

03722596.8

Keywords

Admissibility of late-filed requests (yes) - filed in direct response to objections raised by Respondents
Main and auxiliary request 1: novelty (yes) - objection based on alleged prior use not reasoned
Main request: inventive step (no) - alleged improvement not shown over entire scope of claim, reformulation of problem, obvious alternative
Auxiliary request 1: inventive step (yes) - improvement plausible, means for achieving it not suggested by prior art
Clarity - no power to examine

Application title

COMPOSITION FOR THE OXIDATION DYEING OF HUMAN KERATINOUS FIBRES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T048813.20160609

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 386.629K)
T 0675/15 () of 6.7.2016

Online on

27.09.2016

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

6.7.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61L 29/04
A61L 29/14
A61L 29/08

Application no.

10181916.7

Keywords

Added subject-matter (yes) - all requests

Application title

Urinary catheter

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T067515.20160706

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 301.542K)
T 1994/12 () of 19.4.2016

Online on

26.09.2016

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

19.4.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08L 9/00
B60C 1/00
C08L 91/00
C08L 95/00

Application no.

01274630.1

Keywords

Amendments - extension beyond the content of the application as filed (no)
Amendments - broadening of claim (no)
Claims - lack of clarity no ground for opposition
Sufficiency of disclosure - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)
Declaration submitted with the statement grounds of appeal - taken into account

Application title

RUBBER COMPOSITION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T199412.20160419

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 541.555K)
T 2032/12 () of 28.7.2016

Online on

26.09.2016

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

28.7.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61L 9/03

Application no.

05708077.2

Keywords

Respondent restricted to subject-matter to which the Appellant had no objections

Application title

DIFFUSER FOR VOLATILE SUBSTANCES WITH MULTIPLE FRAGRANCES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T203212.20160728

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 277.266K)
T 2091/12 () of 1.7.2016

Online on

26.09.2016

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

1.7.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B65D 17/34
B21D 22/30

Application no.

07115235.9

Keywords

Grounds for opposition - fresh ground for opposition (yes)
Late-filed argument - admitted (no)
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

Can End for a Container

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T209112.20160701

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 394.404K)
T 2183/12 (Composition colorante/ L'OREAL) of 29.1.2016

Online on

26.09.2016

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

29.1.2016

Proc. language

FR

IPC

A61K 8/34
A61K 8/37
A61K 8/73
A61K 8/81
A61K 8/86
A61K 8/87
A61Q 5/06
A61Q 5/10

Application no.

06111859.2

Keywords

Requêtes principale et subsidiaire 1: Activité inventive (non) - alternative évidente
Requête subsidiaire 2 produite tardivement - report de la procédure orale aurait été nécessaire (non)
Requête subsidiare 2: Activité inventive (oui) - amélioration inattendue

Application title

Composition colorante comprenant un polymère associatif non ionique, procédé de coloration de fibres kératiniques la mettant en oeuvre

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T218312.20160129

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 394.731K)
T 2561/12 () of 5.8.2016

Online on

26.09.2016

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

5.8.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61B 6/00
A61B 6/04

Application no.

07003323.8

Keywords

Oral proceedings - held in absence of appellant
Novelty - main and auxiliary requests (no)
Divisional application - subject-matter extends beyond content
of earlier application - second and third auxiliary requests
(yes)

Application title

C-arm holding apparatus and X-ray diagnostic apparatus

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T256112.20160805

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 350.377K)
T 0419/13 () of 7.7.2016

Online on

26.09.2016

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

7.7.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61M 25/00

Application no.

05770366.2

Keywords

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

Application title

Indwelling needle assembly

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T041913.20160707

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 354.234K)
T 0491/13 (COSMETIC MICROEMULSION/Natura Cosméticos S.A.) of 21.4.2016

Online on

26.09.2016

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

21.4.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 8/06
A61Q 5/02

Application no.

04761521.6

Keywords

Main request and auxiliary requests 1, 1B, 2 - Inventive step (no)
Auxilary request 3 - Article 123(3) EPC (yes), Article 123(2) EPC (yes), Article 84 EPC (yes)
Auxiliary request 3 - Inventive step (yes)

Application title

COSMETIC MICROEMULSION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T049113.20160421

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 465.103K)
T 0565/13 () of 10.5.2016

Online on

26.09.2016

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

10.5.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 38/39
A61K 9/00
A61F 2/02

Application no.

06784588.3

Keywords

Grounds for opposition - lack of novelty (yes)
Grounds for opposition - fresh ground for opposition (not admitted)
Novelty - (no)
Novelty - auxiliary request 1
Auxiliary request 2 - added subject-matter (no), novelty (yes), inventive step (yes)

Application title

REINFORCED COLLAGEN SCAFFOLD

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T056513.20160510

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 362.479K)
T 0841/13 () of 5.8.2016

Online on

26.09.2016

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

5.8.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B23Q 17/24
G05B 19/4069

Application no.

07023792.0

Keywords

Neuheit - (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)

Application title

Arbeitsmaschine

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T084113.20160805

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 313.926K)
T 1084/13 () of 20.9.2016

Online on

26.09.2016

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

20.9.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G02B 6/44

Application no.

04803113.2

Keywords

Inventive step - (yes) - after amendment

Application title

WATER-BLOCKED OPTICAL CABLE AND PROCESS FOR THE PRODUCTION THEREOF

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T108413.20160920

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 299.394K)
T 1321/11 (Authenticating an accessory/APPLE) of 4.8.2016

Online on

23.09.2016

Board

3.5.06

Decision date

4.8.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 21/00
G06F 21/20

Application no.

07812335.3

Keywords

Inventive step - after amendment

Application title

METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR AUTHENTICATING AN ACCESSORY

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T132111.20160804

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 335.501K)
T 1507/11 (Bryostatin with alpha-tocopherol/BRNI) of 4.8.2016

Online on

23.09.2016

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

4.8.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 31/365
A61K 31/355
A61P 25/28

Application no.

05784925.9

Keywords

Inventive step (no): obvious combination of active ingredients
Auxiliary request 4: admitted (no)

Application title

COMBINATIONS OF PKC ACTIVATORS AND PKC INHIBITORS FOR ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE TREATMENT AND COGNITIVE ENHANCEMENT

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T150711.20160804

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 416.871K)
T 1795/11 () of 30.6.2016

Online on

23.09.2016

Board

3.5.04

Decision date

30.6.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04N 5/775

Application no.

06019602.9

Keywords

Main request - patent granted on a divisional application - subject-matter extends beyond content of earlier application (yes)
First auxiliary request - amendments - broadening of claim (no)
First auxiliary request - sufficiency of disclosure (yes)
Remittal to the department of first instance (yes)

Application title

Multimedia time warping system

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T179511.20160630

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 440.466K)
T 0897/12 (Online-Diagnose/SEW) of 19.7.2016

Online on

23.09.2016

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

19.7.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G05B 19/042
G05B 19/418

Application no.

00116554.7

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hauptantrag und Hilfsanträge 1 bis 7 (nein)
Unzulässige Erweiterung - Hilfsantrag 7

Application title

Online-Diagnose für ein Diagnose-Gerät und Diagnose-Gerät

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T089712.20160719

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 375.798K)
T 0944/12 (Silver alloys for semi-reflective layer/TARGET TECHNOLOGY) of 14.6.2016

Online on

23.09.2016

Board

3.5.07

Decision date

14.6.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G11B 7/24
G11B 7/26

Application no.

04026812.0

Keywords

Divisional application - added subject-matter (no)
Divisional application - after amendment
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

Metal alloys for the reflective or the semi-reflective layer of an optical storage medium

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T094412.20160614

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 574.541K)
T 0521/13 () of 19.9.2016

Online on

23.09.2016

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

19.9.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F21V 8/00

Application no.

02254949.7

Keywords

Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

Light delivery systems and applications thereof

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T052113.20160919

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 286.310K)
T 2277/14 (ABUSE RESISTANT AMPHETAMINE COMPOUNDS/Shire LLC) of 14.4.2016

Online on

23.09.2016

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

14.4.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 38/00
A61K 47/48
A61P 25/00

Application no.

04753925.9

Keywords

Main request - amendments (no)
Auxiliayr request 1 - amendments (no)
Auxiliary request 2 - amendments (yes)
Admission of objection under Article 84 EPC into the appeal proceedings (no)
Auxiliary request 2 - sufficiency of disclosure (yes)
Admission of a document into the proceedings (yes)
Auxiliary request 2 - novelty and inventive step (yes)

Application title

ABUSE RESISTANT AMPHETAMINE COMPOUNDS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T227714.20160414

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 656.514K)
T 0169/11 () of 30.8.2016

Online on

22.09.2016

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

30.8.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B23K 9/10

Application no.

04000826.0

Keywords

Inventive step - (yes)
Late-filed document - admitted (yes)

Application title

Electric arc welding system

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T016911.20160830

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 348.624K)
T 1513/11 (Photocatalytic concrete/ ITALCEMENTI SPA) of 25.7.2016

Online on

22.09.2016

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

25.7.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C04B 28/02
C04B 14/30
C04B 40/00

Application no.

05100826.6

Keywords

Novelty - (yes)
Novelty - novelty of use
Novelty - second (or further) non-medical use
Novelty - public prior use (no)
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

Architectural concrete comprising photocatalyst particles

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T151311.20160725

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 319.493K)
T 0057/12 () of 12.7.2016

Online on

22.09.2016

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

12.7.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A44B 18/00

Application no.

04006783.7

Keywords

Zulässigkeit des Hautpantrags (ja)
Änderungen - Hauptantrag
Änderungen - Erweiterung des Patentanspruchs (nein)
Änderungen - Klarheit (nein)
Zulässigkeit - Hilfsantrag 1 (nein) - Merkmal gestrichen - G1/99 erste Möglichkeit nicht ausgeschöpft
Zulässigkeit - Hilfsantrag 2 und 3 (nein) - Änderungen nicht zweifelsfrei offenbart

Application title

Verbundstoff für Klettverschlüsse, insbesondere Windelverschlüsse

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T005712.20160712

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 445.846K)
T 0125/12 (Host cells/STERRENBELD) of 13.5.2016

Online on

22.09.2016

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

13.5.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12P 21/02
C12N 15/19
C07K 14/505
C12N 5/06
C12N 15/63

Application no.

99971863.8

Keywords

Requirements of the EPC met (yes)

Application title

HOST CELLS EXPRESSING RECOMBINANT HUMAN ERYTHROPOIETIN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T012512.20160513

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 347.920K)
T 0423/12 (Fällungskieselsäure/EVONIK DEGUSSA GMBH) of 18.5.2016

Online on

22.09.2016

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

18.5.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C01B 33/193
C01B 33/18
C09C 1/30
B60C 1/00

Application no.

03784044.4

Keywords

Ausreichende Offenbarung - (ja)
Änderungen - unzulässige Erweiterung (nein)
Neuheit - (ja)
Neuheit - Hauptantrag (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)
Zurückverweisung an die erste Instanz - (nein)

Application title

HOCHDISPERSIBLE FÄLLUNGSKIESELSÄURE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T042312.20160518

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 395.289K)
T 1246/13 () of 12.7.2016

Online on

22.09.2016

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

12.7.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B05D 1/02
B05D 7/00
B05B 3/10
B05B 3/08

Application no.

05785733.6

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hauptantrag (ja)

Application title

VERFAHREN ZUR HERSTELLUNG VON VERBUNDELEMENTEN AUF DER BASIS VON SCHAUMSTOFFEN AUF ISOCYANATBASIS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T124613.20160712

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 314.697K)
T 2282/13 () of 15.9.2016

Online on

22.09.2016

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

15.9.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B22D 11/16
B22D 11/18

Application no.

10717648.9

Keywords

-

Application title

REGELVERFAHREN FÜR DEN GIESSSPIEGEL EINER STRANGGIESSKOKILLE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T228213.20160915

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 349.346K)
T 0141/14 (NOx selective reduction/UMICORE) of 25.5.2016

Online on

22.09.2016

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

25.5.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B01D 53/94
F01N 3/20

Application no.

01125186.5

Keywords

Main request - correction of error - not immediately evident that nothing else could have been intended - amendment not allowable
Sufficiency of disclosure - (yes)
Auxiliary request - inventive step (yes) - non-obvious alternative

Application title

Process and device for the selective catalytic reduction of nitrogen oxides in oxygen-rich exhaust gas

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T014114.20160525

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 397.427K)
T 1438/14 (Continuous closed circuit desalination/ Desalitech) of 28.7.2016

Online on

22.09.2016

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

28.7.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C02F 1/42

Application no.

05754582.4

Keywords

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

Application title

CONTINUOUS CLOSED-CIRCUIT DESALINATION APPARATUS WITHOUT CONTAINERS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T143814.20160728

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 365.283K)
T 1575/14 (UREA FOR SCR/CASALE S.A.) of 18.8.2016

Online on

22.09.2016

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

18.8.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B01D 53/79
B01D 53/90
C07C 273/16

Application no.

09802489.6

Keywords

Inventive step - all requests
Inventive step - obvious alternative
late-filed request - not admitted

Application title

PROCESS AND PLANT FOR THE PRODUCTION OF A UREA SOLUTION FOR USE IN AN SCR PROCESS FOR REDUCTION OF NOx

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T157514.20160818

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 340.914K)
T 1277/15 () of 30.8.2016

Online on

22.09.2016

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

30.8.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B65B 25/00

Application no.

10004445.2

Keywords

Teilanmeldung - unzulässige Erweiterung (nein)
Schwerwiegender Verfahrensmangel - (nein)
Mündliche Verhandlung - Niederschrift der mündlichen Verhandlung

Application title

Verfahren und Vorrichtung zum Verpacken kleinstückiger Artikel

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T127715.20160830

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 359.117K)
T 0550/12 () of 21.6.2016

Online on

21.09.2016

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

21.6.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A01M 7/00

Application no.

04725413.1

Keywords

Inventive step - main request (yes)

Application title

CROP SPRAYING APPARATUS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T055012.20160621

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 301.690K)
T 0823/12 (Glycosyl hydrolase/NOVOZYMES) of 23.8.2016

Online on

21.09.2016

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

23.8.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12N 9/24
C12N 15/56
C12N 15/11
A01K 67/027
C12N 5/10

Application no.

08756561.0

Keywords

Inventive step - obvious alternative

Application title

POLYPEPTIDES HAVING CELLULOLYTIC ENHANCING ACTIVITY AND POLYNUCLEOTIDES ENCODING SAME

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T082312.20160823

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 324.201K)
T 1600/12 (Prematurely ageing mouse models/ERASMUS MC) of 9.6.2016

Online on

21.09.2016

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

9.6.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01N 33/50

Application no.

05809080.4

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)

Application title

PREMATURELY AGEING MOUSE MODELS FOR THE ROLE OF DNA DAMAGE IN AGEING AND INTERVENTION IN AGEING-RELATED PATHOLOGY

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T160012.20160609

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 523.244K)
T 1242/06 (Tomatoes III/STATE OF ISRAEL) of 8.12.2015

Online on

20.09.2016

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

8.12.2015

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A01H 5/10
A01H 1/04

Application no.

00940724.8

Keywords

"Auxiliary request I - exception to patentability (no), sufficiency of disclosure, novelty, inventive step (yes)"

Application title

Method for breeding tomatoes having reduced water content and product of the method

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2015:T124206.20151208

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 509.428K)
T 0610/11 (Retraction of withdrawal of the appeal - (no)) of 8.9.2016

Online on

19.09.2016

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

8.9.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G10L 15/18

Application no.

06117047.8

Keywords

Correction of error - (no)

Application title

Methods and systems for natural language understanding using human knowledge and collected data

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T061011.20160908

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 309.105K)
T 1865/11 () of 9.6.2016

Online on

19.09.2016

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

9.6.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G02B 21/00

Application no.

99112488.4

Keywords

Zulassung eines neuen Dokuments, eingereicht mit der Beschwerdebegründung - (ja)
Zulassung geänderter Ansprüche, eingereicht mit der Beschwerdeerwiderung - (ja)
Zulässigkeit bzw. Berücksichtigung von Änderungen des Vorbringens der Beteiligten während der mündlichen Verhandlung: Neue Einwände (ja) - Neuer Einspruchsgrund und neue Argumentation zur erfinderischen Tätigkeit (nein)
Unzulässige Verallgemeinerung (nein)
Klarheit (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit (ja)

Application title

Verfahren und Anordnung zur konfokalen Mikroskopie

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T186511.20160609

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 539.002K)
T 2339/11 () of 18.8.2016

Online on

19.09.2016

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

18.8.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H03F 3/68

Application no.

04750107.7

Keywords

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

Application title

N-Way RF Power Amplifier Circuit with Increased Back-Off Capability and Power Added Efficiency Using Selected Phase Lengths and Output Impedances

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T233911.20160818

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 303.481K)
T 2554/11 () of 23.6.2016

Online on

19.09.2016

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

23.6.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A01J 5/017
A01J 5/007

Application no.

02076177.1

Keywords

Underpayment of appeal fee
Protection of legitimate expectations (yes)
Deemed filing of the appeal (yes)
Novelty - main and first auxiliary requests (no)
Admission of new auxiliary request 2 (no)

Application title

A construction for automatically milking animals

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T255411.20160623

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 397.102K)
T 2306/15 (Missing statement of grounds) of 8.9.2016

Online on

19.09.2016

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

8.9.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A47K 7/02
D04H 1/46

Application no.

05776940.8

Keywords

-

Application title

LOW BASIS WEIGHT WET WIPES WITH A PLEASING HAND

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T230615.20160908

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 222.293K)
T 0584/10 (Intuitive Navigations-Zieleingabe/BOSCH) of 7.7.2016

Online on

16.09.2016

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

7.7.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G06F 3/023

Application no.

01943062.8

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit mit Umformulierung der objektiven Aufgabe
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hauptantrag und Hilfsantrag 1 (nein)
Zulassung ins Beschwerdeverfahren - Hilfsantrag 2 (nein)

Application title

Verfahren zur Eingabe einer Zeichenfolge und Vorrichtung

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T058410.20160707

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 421.428K)
T 1142/10 () of 8.9.2016

Online on

16.09.2016

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

8.9.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

H05K 5/00
H05K 5/02
B60R 16/02

Application no.

96118001.5

Keywords

Neuheit - Hauptantrag (nein)
Neuheit - 1. Hilfsantrag (nein)
Neuheit - 2. Hilfsantrag (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - 2. Hilfsantrag (ja)
Änderungen zulässig
Änderungen - 2. Hilfsantrag (ja)

Application title

Gehäuse für eine elektrische Baugruppe

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T114210.20160908

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 392.771K)
T 2481/10 (Eye tracking display/GEC) of 25.7.2016

Online on

16.09.2016

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

25.7.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 19/00

Application no.

05256084.4

Keywords

Claims - clarity (yes)
Inventive step - after amendment

Application title

Method and apparatus for surgical operating room information display gaze detection and user prioritization for control

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T248110.20160725

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 265.980K)
T 1175/11 () of 15.3.2016

Online on

16.09.2016

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

15.3.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06K 19/14
G07D 7/12

Application no.

00110404.1

Keywords

Amendments - allowable (yes)
Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)
Reimbursement of appeal fee - (no)

Application title

Method, device and security system, all for authenticating a marking

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T117511.20160315

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 511.397K)
T 1180/11 () of 11.5.2016

Online on

16.09.2016

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

11.5.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01R 15/14

Application no.

03700988.3

Keywords

Claims - clarity (no)
Remittal to the department of first instance - (no)
Reimbursement of appeal fee - (no)

Application title

A MONITORING DEVICE FOR A MEDIUM VOLTAGE OVERHEAD LINE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T118011.20160511

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 300.573K)
T 2433/11 () of 13.9.2016

Online on

16.09.2016

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

13.9.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01H 33/66

Application no.

05077252.4

Keywords

Novelty - (no)
Novelty - main and first auxiliary requests
Inventive step - (no)
Inventive step - second auxilairy request

Application title

A medium-voltage vacuum circuit breaker and a related medium-voltage switchboard

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T243311.20160913

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 376.854K)
T 2448/11 (Uninterruptible co-processor/QUALCOMM) of 7.9.2016

Online on

16.09.2016

Board

3.5.06

Decision date

7.9.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 9/38

Application no.

03007418.1

Keywords

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

Application title

RISC processor supporting one or more uninterruptible co-processors

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T244811.20160907

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 284.415K)
T 0088/12 () of 11.8.2016

Online on

16.09.2016

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

11.8.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

D06F 39/00
D06F 39/08
D06F 39/12

Application no.

06757485.5

Keywords

Amendments - added subject-matter (yes)
Late-filed auxiliary requests - admitted (no)
Late-filed auxiliary requests - amendments after arrangement of oral proceedings
Late-filed auxiliary requests - requests clearly allowable (no)
Late-filed auxiliary requests - adjournment of oral proceedings would have been required (yes)

Application title

Drying machine

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T008812.20160811

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 495.033K)
T 0600/13 (Schwamm-Reiniger-Kit / HENKEL) of 3.5.2016

Online on

16.09.2016

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

3.5.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A47L 13/17
C11D 17/04

Application no.

05737767.3

Keywords

Zulässigkeit der erst im Beschwerdeverfahren zitierten Dokumente (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit (nein)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - naheliegende Alternative

Application title

Kit aus Schwamm und Reiniger

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T060013.20160503

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 375.119K)
T 0658/13 () of 12.7.2016

Online on

16.09.2016

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

12.7.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08L 23/06
C08F 10/00
C08F 210/02
C08L 101/00
F16L 9/12

Application no.

07757304.6

Keywords

Sufficiency of disclosure - (yes)

Application title

POLYETHYLENE COMPOSITIONS AND PIPE MADE FROM SAME

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T065813.20160712

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 362.946K)
T 1516/13 () of 29.6.2016

Online on

16.09.2016

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

29.6.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B64C 9/02
B64C 7/00

Application no.

06851632.7

Keywords

Amendments - added subject-matter (main request : yes)
Amendments - broadening of scope of protection (auxiliary request 1 : no)
Remittal to department of first instance (yes)

Application title

SEAL ASSEMBLIES FOR USE WITH DROOPED SPOILERS AND OTHER CONTROL SURFACES ON AIRCRAFT

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T151613.20160629

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 283.337K)
T 1612/13 (Titanium dioxide pigments / CRISTAL USA) of 21.1.2016

Online on

16.09.2016

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

21.1.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C09C 1/36

Application no.

02721170.5

Keywords

Novelty (yes)
Inventive step (yes) - improvement convincingly proven

Application title

Titanium dioxide pigments with improved gloss and/or durability

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T161213.20160121

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 505.819K)
T 1890/13 (Generation of security keys/ERICSSON) of 21.6.2016

Online on

16.09.2016

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

21.6.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04L 9/08
H04L 29/06
H04L 9/32
H04W 12/04

Application no.

08767152.5

Keywords

Sufficiency of disclosure - (yes)
Validity of priority claim - (yes)
Admission of document substantiated only at the oral proceedings before the board - (no)
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

Method and arrangement in a telecommunication system

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T189013.20160621

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 425.421K)
T 1784/14 () of 12.5.2016

Online on

16.09.2016

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

12.5.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A23L 1/236
C07H 3/04
C07H 15/04

Application no.

01932104.1

Keywords

Inventive step - (main request, no)
First to third auxiliary requests - not deemed to have been validly filed

Application title

SYRUP-CONTAINING COMPOSITIONS AND PROCESS FOR PRODUCING THE SAME

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T178414.20160512

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 326.722K)
T 1227/16 () of 12.9.2016

Online on

16.09.2016

Board

3.5.07

Decision date

12.9.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 17/28

Application no.

07873538.8

Keywords

Admissibility of appeal - missing statement of grounds

Application title

System and method for a cooperative conversational voice user interface

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T122716.20160912

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 221.430K)
T 2014/11 (Avionic switching system/EMBRAER) of 26.7.2016

Online on

15.09.2016

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

26.7.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04L 12/40
H04L 12/24
H03K 17/96

Application no.

09179354.7

Keywords

-

Application title

Switch usage for routing ethernet-based aircraft data buses in avionics systems

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T201411.20160726

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 307.130K)
T 0940/12 () of 13.7.2016

Online on

15.09.2016

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

13.7.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B23K 26/03

Application no.

99122600.2

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)

Application title

Verfahren und Vorrichtung zur Messung von Prozessparametern eines Materialbearbeitungsprozesses

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T094012.20160713

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 308.637K)
T 0598/13 () of 14.7.2016

Online on

15.09.2016

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

14.7.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 51/08

Application no.

05380116.3

Keywords

Evidence submitted in appeal proceedings
Evidence - admitted (yes)
Appeal decision - remittal to the department of first instance (yes)

Application title

Therapeutic human albumin solutions with low prekallicrein activator (PKA) activity and process for obtaining them

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T059813.20160714

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 447.869K)
T 1307/13 () of 13.6.2016

Online on

15.09.2016

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

13.6.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B61G 5/02
B61G 9/10

Application no.

04775361.1

Keywords

Novelty, inventive step (yes)
Availability to public (no)
Objection relating to validity of priority (late filed, not admitted)

Application title

COLLISION PROTECTION IN A COUPLER FOR RAIL-MOUNTED VEHICLES, AND A COUPLER EQUIPPED THEREWITH FOR PERMANENTLY CONNECTING TWO RAIL-MOUNTED VEHICLE UNITS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T130713.20160613

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 312.462K)
T 1473/11 () of 11.5.2016

Online on

14.09.2016

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

11.5.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01N 21/21
G01N 21/31
G01N 21/47

Application no.

06728193.1

Keywords

-

Application title

SPECTRAL IMAGING CAMERA AND APPLICATIONS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T147311.20160511

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 362.349K)
T 2177/11 () of 8.7.2016

Online on

14.09.2016

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

8.7.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01R 31/327

Application no.

06405173.3

Keywords

Statement of grounds of appeal - party's complete case (no)
Amendments - added subject-matter (no)
Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

System level testing for substation automation systems

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T217711.20160708

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 445.591K)
T 2413/10 (Database synchronization/NOKIA TECHNOLOGIES) of 23.5.2016

Online on

09.09.2016

Board

3.5.07

Decision date

23.5.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 17/30

Application no.

02716869.9

Keywords

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

Application title

Synchronization of database data

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T241310.20160523

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 373.694K)
T 1179/11 () of 30.6.2016

Online on

08.09.2016

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

30.6.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06K 7/00
G06K 7/08

Application no.

07251386.4

Keywords

Late-filed auxiliary requests - admitted (no)
Late-filed auxiliary requests - admitted (yes)
Claims - clarity (no)
Inventive step - (no)
Remittal to the department of first instance

Application title

Transponder detector for an RFID system generating a progression of detection signals

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T117911.20160630

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 433.351K)
T 2255/12 () of 31.5.2016

Online on

08.09.2016

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

31.5.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 9/36
A61K 38/46

Application no.

06778240.9

Keywords

Amendments - allowable (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

Controlled release pharmaceutical compositions for acid labile drugs

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T225512.20160531

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 484.203K)
T 2337/15 (ORAL CARE PRODUCT/Unilever PLC, Unilever N.V.) of 12.7.2016

Online on

08.09.2016

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

12.7.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 33/06
A61K 33/08
A61K 33/10
A61K 33/42
A61Q 11/00

Application no.

07866282.2

Keywords

Admissibility of appeal - missing statement of grounds

Application title

ORAL CARE PRODUCT

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T233715.20160712

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 223.327K)
T 0136/14 (Kolonne zur Herstellung von Acetalen / TICONA) of 29.4.2016

Online on

07.09.2016

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

29.4.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B01D 3/00
C07C 41/56
C07C 41/58
C07C 43/303

Application no.

05825969.8

Keywords

Neuheit: nein (beide Anträge)
Neuheit - beanspruchte Vorrichtung weist keine strukturellen Unterschiede zum Stand der Technik auf

Application title

Verfahren zur Herstellung von Acetalen

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T013614.20160429

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 363.059K)
T 0409/14 (Encapsulated liquid benefit agent laundry composition/UNILEVER) of 4.7.2016

Online on

07.09.2016

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

4.7.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C11D 3/50

Application no.

07723661.0

Keywords

Sufficiency of disclosure - undue burden (no)
Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - main request (yes)

Application title

LAUNDRY COMPOSITION WITH ENCAPSULATED LIQUID BENEFIT AGENT

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T040914.20160704

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 347.727K)
T 1747/14 () of 1.9.2016

Online on

07.09.2016

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

1.9.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G01F 1/72
G01F 15/02

Application no.

99102267.4

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)

Application title

Volumen- oder Massedurchflussmesser

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T174714.20160901

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 309.697K)
D 0006/15 () of 5.8.2015

Online on

06.09.2016

Board

DBA

Decision date

5.8.2015

Proc. language

FR

IPC

-

Application no.

-

Keywords

-

Application title

-

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2015:D000615.20150805

Distribution

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 23.580K)
D 0002/16 () of 30.8.2016

Online on

06.09.2016

Board

DBA

Decision date

30.8.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

-

Application no.

-

Keywords

-

Application title

-

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:D000216.20160830

Distribution

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 25.596K)
D 0004/16 () of 30.8.2016

Online on

06.09.2016

Board

DBA

Decision date

30.8.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

-

Application no.

-

Keywords

-

Application title

-

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:D000416.20160830

Distribution

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 23.571K)
T 1177/11 () of 24.6.2016

Online on

06.09.2016

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

24.6.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G06K 19/10

Application no.

06804794.3

Keywords

Änderungen - zulässig (ja)
Änderungen - beanspruchter Bereich aus einer Kombination eines expliziten Bereichs und eines impliziten Teilbereichs herleitbar

Application title

VERFAHREN ZUR HERSTELLUNG EINES DATENTRÄGERS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T117711.20160624

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 327.466K)
T 2277/11 () of 12.7.2016

Online on

06.09.2016

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

12.7.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G07F 7/10
G07F 19/00

Application no.

01201056.7

Keywords

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

Application title

Credit card system and method

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T227711.20160712

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 332.868K)
T 0087/12 (Purification of Factor VII/NOVO NORDISK HEALTH CARE AG) of 28.6.2016

Online on

06.09.2016

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

28.6.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12N 9/64
A61K 38/48

Application no.

04721468.9

Keywords

Amendments - allowable (no)

Application title

Method for the production of Factor VII polypeptides

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T008712.20160628

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 432.632K)
T 0876/13 () of 23.6.2016

Online on

06.09.2016

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

23.6.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 8/898
A61Q 5/00

Application no.

03258020.1

Keywords

Documents filed with the statement setting out the grounds of appeal - admitted (yes)
Remittal to the department of first instance (no)
Amendments - added subject-matter (no)
Novelty (yes)
Inventive step (yes)

Application title

Enhancing the colour perception of artificially coloured hair

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T087613.20160623

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 461.811K)
T 2018/12 (Hearing protector/SENSEAR) of 23.8.2016

Online on

05.09.2016

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

23.8.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04R 1/40
A61F 11/14
G10K 11/178

Application no.

05777947.2

Keywords

Inventive step (main and 5th auxiliary requests)
Inventive step - no
Admissibility (1st-4th, 6th and 7th auxiliary requests) - no

Application title

Apparatus and method for sound enhancement

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T201812.20160823

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 335.969K)
T 0690/13 () of 23.6.2016

Online on

05.09.2016

Board

3.5.04

Decision date

23.6.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06T 7/00

Application no.

02755135.7

Keywords

Inventive step - main and first auxiliary requests (no)
Support by the description - second auxiliary request (no)
Clarity - third auxiliary request (no)

Application title

EYE TRACKING SYSTEMS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T069013.20160623

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 408.590K)
T 0688/10 () of 29.6.2016

Online on

02.09.2016

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

29.6.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F15B 13/00

Application no.

99110225.2

Keywords

Zulässigkeit der Beschwerde - Identität und Rechtsstatus der Beschwerdeführerin (Voraussetzungen erfüllt)
Entgegenhaltung öffentlich zugänglich (ja)
Neuheit - Hauptantrag und Hilfsanträge 1-5 (nein)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hilfsantrag 6 (nein)

Application title

Steuereinrichtung für fluidbetätigte Verbraucher

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T068810.20160629

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 392.634K)
T 0022/12 (Spam classification/MICROSOFT) of 16.11.2015

Online on

02.09.2016

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

16.11.2015

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 17/60

Application no.

99930560.0

Keywords

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

Application title

A TECHNIQUE WHICH UTILIZES A PROBABILISTIC CLASSIFIER TO DETECT "JUNK" E-MAIL

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2015:T002212.20151116

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 356.749K)
T 1206/13 (Low levels of lactic acid production in mammalian cell culture/WYETH … of 28.7.2016

Online on

02.09.2016

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

28.7.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12N 5/02

Application no.

04752591.0

Keywords

Main request - requirements of the EPC met (yes)

Application title

RESTRICTED GLUCOSE FEED FOR ANIMAL CELL CULTURE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T120613.20160728

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 492.333K)
T 0416/12 () of 14.6.2016

Online on

01.09.2016

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

14.6.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A24C 5/34
G01N 22/02

Application no.

03425029.0

Keywords

Inventive step - main request (no)
Late-filed auxiliary requests - admitted (no)
Obligation to raise objections - objection dismissed

Application title

A method of detecting and eliminating foreign bodies in a flow of tobacco

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T041612.20160614

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 392.034K)
T 1270/12 (Lawsonia intracellularis cultivation vaccine infection rate/ … of 21.7.2016

Online on

01.09.2016

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

21.7.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07K 16/12
G01N 33/554
C12Q 1/02
C12N 9/92
C12N 1/00
C12N 1/36
C12N 1/20
C12R 1/01
G01N 33/569
A61K 39/02

Application no.

96921391.7

Keywords

Main Request, Auxiliary Requests I-IV; admissibility (yes)
Main Request, Auxiliary Requests I-III; sufficiency disclosure (no)
Auxiliary Request IV; meets all requirements of the EPC (yes)

Application title

LAWSONIA INTRACELLULARIS CULTIVATION, ANTI-LAWSONIA INTRACELLULARIS VACCINES AND DIAGNOSTIC AGENTS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T127012.20160721

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 542.945K)
T 1448/12 (Outputting image with associated background sound/SAMSUNG) of 27.7.2016

Online on

01.09.2016

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

27.7.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04M 1/725

Application no.

06006117.3

Keywords

Novelty - both requests
Novelty - (no)

Application title

Mobile terminal and method for outputting image with associated background sound

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T144812.20160727

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 300.709K)
T 0140/13 () of 17.6.2016

Online on

01.09.2016

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

17.6.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B05B 12/08
B05B 12/14
B05B 9/04

Application no.

06800684.0

Keywords

Sufficiency of disclosure - main request (no)
Sufficiency of disclosure - auxiliary request (yes)
Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)
Fundamental procedural defect - (no)
Late-filed evidence - admitted (no)
Remittal to the department of first instance - (no)

Application title

PAINT CIRCULATING SYSTEM AND METHOD

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T014013.20160617

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 555.548K)
T 1598/13 (Lipase containing detergent compositions/P&G) of 8.1.2016

Online on

01.09.2016

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

8.1.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C11D 3/386
C11D 3/50
C11D 17/00

Application no.

05025877.1

Keywords

Amendments - added subject-matter (no)
Amendments - clarity (yes)
Remittal (yes)

Application title

Detergent compositions

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T159813.20160108

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 381.742K)
T 0218/16 (Influenza Vaccine/GLAXO) of 1.8.2016

Online on

01.09.2016

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

1.8.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 39/145
A61P 31/12

Application no.

10178205.0

Keywords

"Admissibility of appeal (no) - missing statement of grounds"

Application title

Influenza Vaccine

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T021816.20160801

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 222.170K)

August 2016

T 1501/13 (Multi-layer effect pigment/BASF) of 26.1.2016

Online on

31.08.2016

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

26.1.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C09C 1/00

Application no.

04701488.1

Keywords

Sufficiency of disclosure - (yes)
Novelty - main request (yes)
Remittal (yes)

Application title

MULTI-LAYER EFFECT PIGMENT WITH THE OUTERMOST LAYER HAVING A LARGER THICKNESS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T150113.20160126

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 417.861K)
T 1884/13 () of 1.7.2016

Online on

31.08.2016

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

1.7.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A63F 13/00

Application no.

06836201.1

Keywords

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

Application title

COMPUTER GAMING DEVICE AND METHOD FOR COMPUTER GAMING

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T188413.20160701

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 346.295K)
T 1691/15 () of 27.7.2016

Online on

31.08.2016

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

27.7.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B65B 69/00

Application no.

09765878.5

Keywords

Admissibility of appeal - (yes)
Amendments - allowable (yes)
Sufficiency of disclosure - (yes)
Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)
Procedural violation - (no)
Inspection of files - Exclusion of documents from file inspection (no)
Notification of all correspondence to all parties in inter partes proceedings
Referrals to the Enlarged Board of Appeal - (no)

Application title

USE OF A CAPSULE TREATMENT APPARATUS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T169115.20160727

Distribution

A

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 613.064K)
T 1123/10 () of 5.7.2016

Online on

30.08.2016

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

5.7.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01J 37/305
G01N 1/32
G01N 1/42
H01J 37/28
H01J 37/02

Application no.

03077738.7

Keywords

Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

Method of obtaining an image of a sample in a particle-optical device

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T112310.20160705

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 347.514K)
T 0917/11 () of 3.6.2016

Online on

30.08.2016

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

3.6.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G07B 17/00

Application no.

01964168.7

Keywords

Inventive step (yes)
Inventive step - mixture of technical and non-technical features
Late submitted material - document admitted by first instance (no)
Late submitted material - documents filed in appeal admitted (no)

Application title

System and method for verifying digital postal marks

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T091711.20160603

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 381.076K)
T 1199/11 () of 5.7.2016

Online on

30.08.2016

Board

3.5.04

Decision date

5.7.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04N 1/21
G01S 5/14

Application no.

03717897.7

Keywords

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

Application title

RECORDING-LOCATION DETERMINATION USING DIFFERENT TYPES OF SIGNAL SOURCES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T119911.20160705

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 353.489K)
T 1878/11 () of 23.6.2016

Online on

30.08.2016

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

23.6.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G01B 11/24
G01B 11/10
G01B 11/255
B21B 38/04

Application no.

01105634.8

Keywords

Klarheit und ausreichende Offenbarung - keine Prüfungsbefugnis
Neuheit und erfinderische Tätigkeit
Neuheit - ja

Application title

Vorrichtung und Verfahren zur Messung der Dicke und Unrundheit von länglichen Werkstücken

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T187811.20160623

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 447.007K)
T 2158/11 () of 30.6.2016

Online on

30.08.2016

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

30.6.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H05B 33/08

Application no.

05425567.4

Keywords

Grounds for opposition - added subject-matter (no)
Grounds for opposition - insufficiency of disclosure (no)
Novelty - (no)
Novelty - main request, auxiliary request 1
Amendments - broadening of claim (no)
Amendments - auxiliary request 2
Inventive step - (yes)
Inventive step - auxiliary request 2

Application title

A multiple-cell LED arrangement, related cell and manufacturing process

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T215811.20160630

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 426.986K)
T 1275/12 () of 22.7.2016

Online on

30.08.2016

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

22.7.2016

Proc. language

FR

IPC

C23C 8/34

Application no.

06743815.0

Keywords

Requête principale non examinée par la division d'opposition - recevable (non)
Activité inventive - première et seconde requêtes subsidiaires (non)
Activité inventive - brevet tel que maintenu (oui)

Application title

PROCEDE ET FOUR DE CARBONITRURATION A BASSE PRESSION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T127512.20160722

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 449.076K)
T 1682/12 (Computergehäuse mit Kühlkanal/KONTRON) of 22.7.2016

Online on

30.08.2016

Board

3.5.06

Decision date

22.7.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G06F 1/18

Application no.

08405214.1

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (nein)

Application title

Computergehäuse mit Steckkartenmodul

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T168212.20160722

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 292.474K)
T 2258/12 () of 14.7.2016

Online on

30.08.2016

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

14.7.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G09G 3/36

Application no.

09161629.2

Keywords

Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

Display device, liquid crystal display device and electronic device including the same

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T225812.20160714

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 334.414K)
T 0069/13 (Herstellung von Proteinen/WACKER CHEMIE) of 8.3.2016

Online on

30.08.2016

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

8.3.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C12N 1/20

Application no.

06121090.2

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)

Application title

Verfahren zur fermentativen Herstellung von Proteinen

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T006913.20160308

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 445.481K)
T 0394/13 (Procédé de déformation permanente des fibres kératiniques comprenant … of 26.4.2016

Online on

30.08.2016

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

26.4.2016

Proc. language

FR

IPC

A45D 7/06

Application no.

07301718.8

Keywords

Recours recevables (oui)
Requête principale - amendements (non)
Requête subsidiare 1 - amendements (oui)
Requête subsidiare 1 - nouveauté et activité inventive (oui)

Application title

Procédé de déformation permanente des fibres kératiniques comprenant une étape d'application d'une composition réductrice faiblement concentrée et une étape intermédiaire de séchage

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T039413.20160426

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 347.271K)
T 0036/14 (Aerosolarme Partialkondensation/MESSER) of 3.6.2016

Online on

30.08.2016

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

3.6.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B01D 53/00
B01D 5/00

Application no.

05104633.2

Keywords

Neuheit - Hauptantrag (nein)
Neuheit - Hilfsantrag (nein)

Application title

Verfahren und Vorrichtung zur aerosolarmen Partialkondensation

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T003614.20160603

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 383.241K)
T 1419/14 () of 3.8.2016

Online on

30.08.2016

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

3.8.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B60R 21/207

Application no.

03772990.2

Keywords

Amendments - allowable (yes)
Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

IMPROVEMENTS IN OR RELATING TO VEHICLE SEATS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T141914.20160803

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 354.551K)
T 1377/15 () of 2.6.2016

Online on

30.08.2016

Board

3.5.04

Decision date

2.6.2016

Proc. language

FR

IPC

G06T 1/00
G06K 9/46

Application no.

10723226.6

Keywords

Recevabilité d'un recours contre une notification selon la règle 71(3) CBE (non)

Application title

DETERMINATION DE DESCRIPTEUR DANS UN CONTENU MULTIMEDIA

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T137715.20160602

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 317.646K)
T 0554/16 () of 22.8.2016

Online on

30.08.2016

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

22.8.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B60N 2/06
B29C 45/16
F16H 25/20
B60N 2/44
B60N 2/22

Application no.

04762419.2

Keywords

Fehlende Beschwerdebegründung

Application title

VERSTELLGETRIEBE FÜR EIN KRAFTFAHRZEUG UND VERFAHREN ZUR HERSTELLUNG SOLCHES VERSTELLGETRIEBES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T055416.20160822

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 224.989K)
T 1138/16 () of 24.8.2016

Online on

30.08.2016

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

24.8.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01L 21/8238

Application no.

06748263.8

Keywords

Admissibility of appeal - missing statement of grounds

Application title

ACTIVATED CARBON SELECTIVE EPITAXIAL PROCESS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T113816.20160824

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 220.260K)
T 2064/12 () of 28.6.2016

Online on

24.08.2016

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

28.6.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C09J 7/04

Application no.

06016956.2

Keywords

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

Application title

Verwendung eines Klebebandes zum Umwickeln eines Kabelbündels

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T206412.20160628

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 411.733K)
T 2067/12 () of 21.6.2016

Online on

24.08.2016

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

21.6.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A23B 4/28
A22C 17/00
A22C 9/00
A23L 3/3589

Application no.

06100727.4

Keywords

Claims - functional features (no)

Application title

Brine device

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T206712.20160621

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 282.753K)
T 0355/14 (Katalysatorformkörper/BASF) of 14.7.2016

Online on

24.08.2016

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

14.7.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B01J 23/72
B01J 37/00
C07D 307/08
C07D 315/00
C07C 29/136

Application no.

04803522.4

Keywords

Klarheitsmangel resultierend aus der Einfügung eines Merkmals aus der Beschreibung (Anspruch 1 - beide Anträge)

Application title

KATALYSATOREXTRUDATE AUF BASIS KUPFEROXID UND IHRE VERWENDUNG ZUR HYDRIERUNG VON CARBONYLVERBINDUNGEN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T035514.20160714

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 363.034K)
T 1150/11 () of 3.12.2015

Online on

23.08.2016

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

3.12.2015

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C07C 45/62
C07C 49/04

Application no.

03763838.4

Keywords

Verfahrensanträge - kein Verzicht auf erteilte Fassung im Einspruchsverfahren - keine Zurückverweisung
Neuheit (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit (nein)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - naheliegende Lösung

Application title

VERFAHREN ZUR HERSTELLUNG VON TETRAHYDROGERANYLACETON

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2015:T115011.20151203

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 337.455K)
T 1686/12 () of 9.8.2016

Online on

23.08.2016

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

9.8.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B65D 51/20
B65D 53/04

Application no.

06111411.2

Keywords

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

Application title

Vessel closing laminate

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T168612.20160809

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 344.535K)
T 0439/13 () of 28.7.2016

Online on

23.08.2016

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

28.7.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C09J 133/06
C09J 4/00

Application no.

03775330.8

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (nein)

Application title

HAFTKLEBEMASSE AUF POLY(METH)ACRYLATBASIS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T043913.20160728

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 324.318K)
T 0854/12 (Unterbrechung des Verfahrens) of 8.8.2016

Online on

22.08.2016

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

8.8.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B62D 53/08

Application no.

07801619.3

Keywords

Insolvenzverwalter als Partei kraft Amtes
Unterbrechung des Verfahrens
- von Amts wegen zu berücksichtigen
- Keine Unterbrechung bei Übertragung des Patents bei bereits bestelltem Insolvenzverwalter
Europäisches Patentregister - keine Bindungswirkung
Zuständigkeit der Beschwerdekammern - Zuständigkeit der Technischen Beschwerdekammer (ja)
Vorlage an die Große Beschwerdekammer - (nein)
Kostenverteilung - (ja)
Kostenverteilung - billig
Rückzahlung der Beschwerdegebühr - (ja)
Heilungswirkung des Erteilungsbeschlusses

Application title

VORRICHTUNG ZUR DREHGELENKIGEN KUPPLUNG, INSBESONDERE VON SATTELAUFLIEGERZÜGEN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T085412.20160808

Distribution

B

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 599.771K)
T 1106/12 (Nachweis von Anti-Borrelia-Antikörpern/VIRAMED) of 30.6.2016

Online on

22.08.2016

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

30.6.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G01N 33/569

Application no.

05011134.3

Keywords

Mündliche Verhandlung - in Abwesenheit des Beschwerdeführers abgehalten
Neuheit - (nein)
Änderungen - zulässig (nein)

Application title

Träger und Verfahren zum Nachweis von Anti-Borrelia-Antikörpern sowie Testkit zur Verwendung in der Diagnostik von Lyme-Borreliose-Infektionen

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T110612.20160630

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D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 358.345K)
T 0817/13 (Conformable films and labels) of 11.8.2016

Online on

22.08.2016

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

11.8.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B32B 5/16
B32B 7/10
B32B 27/08
B32B 27/20
B32B 27/32

Application no.

96902093.2

Keywords

Lapse of patent in all designated states (yes)
Termination of appeal proceedings

Application title

CLEAR CONFORMABLE ORIENTED FILMS AND LABELS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T081713.20160811

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D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 224.854K)
T 1659/14 () of 8.7.2016

Online on

22.08.2016

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

8.7.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B21C 47/14
F16C 17/03

Application no.

05708580.5

Keywords

Amendments - added subject-matter (yes)
Late-filed auxiliary requests - admitted (no)

Application title

LAYING HEAD WITH A VIBRATION DAMPING DEVICE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T165914.20160708

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D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 297.090K)
T 1832/14 () of 7.7.2016

Online on

22.08.2016

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

7.7.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C22B 1/24

Application no.

07725511.5

Keywords

-

Application title

PROCESS FOR RECYCLING OF STEEL INDUSTRY IRON-BEARING BY-PRODUCTS BY TREATING PELLETS IN DIRECT REDUCTION FURNACES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T183214.20160707

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D

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 338.091K)
T 1773/10 (Menu data structure/LG ELECTRONICS) of 4.5.2016

Online on

18.08.2016

Board

3.5.07

Decision date

4.5.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G11B 20/10

Application no.

03738745.3

Keywords

Amendments - added subject-matter (yes)
Inventive step - (no) (all requests)
"Supplemental requests"

Application title

Read-only recording medium containing menu data and menu displaying method therefor

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T177310.20160504

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D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 522.856K)
T 0779/11 (Case law database/THOMSON REUTERS GLOBAL RESOURCES) of 23.6.2016

Online on

18.08.2016

Board

3.5.07

Decision date

23.6.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 17/30

Application no.

05704890.2

Keywords

Inventive step - main request (no)
Remittal to the department of first instance - additional search (yes)

Application title

Systems, methods, software and interfaces for integration of case law with legal briefs, litigation documents, and/or other litigation-support documents

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T077911.20160623

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D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 412.938K)
T 1225/12 (Flight data transmission/TELEDYNE CONTROLS) of 15.4.2016

Online on

18.08.2016

Board

3.5.07

Decision date

15.4.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 17/40
G06F 13/00
H04B 3/60
H04B 7/00
H04B 7/155
H04B 7/204
H04L 5/00

Application no.

99935996.1

Keywords

Late-filed document - justification for late filing (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

Aircraft flight data acquisition and transmission system

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T122512.20160415

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 353.567K)
T 1566/14 (Catalytic dewaxing/SHELL) of 19.2.2016

Online on

18.08.2016

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

19.2.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C10G 45/64
B01J 29/06

Application no.

99962151.9

Keywords

Inventive step - obvious combination of features disclosed in the closest prior art document

Application title

CATALYTIC DEWAXING PROCESS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T156614.20160219

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D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 389.992K)
T 0078/16 () of 12.8.2016

Online on

18.08.2016

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

12.8.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B05D 1/28

Application no.

08700234.1

Keywords

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

Application title

METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR CONTACTING OF A FLEXIBLE SHEET AND A SUBSTRATE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T007816.20160812

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 306.429K)
T 0697/11 (Computer system/KNAPP INVESTMENT COMPANY) of 1.7.2016

Online on

17.08.2016

Board

3.5.07

Decision date

1.7.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 17/21

Application no.

00914261.3

Keywords

Inventive step - main request, auxiliary request 1a, third auxiliary request (no)
Late-filed auxiliary requests - first and second auxiliary requests
Late-filed auxiliary requests - admitted (no)

Application title

Computer system

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T069711.20160701

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 417.743K)
T 0171/12 () of 7.6.2016

Online on

17.08.2016

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

7.6.2016

Proc. language

FR

IPC

B23Q 7/04
B25J 9/00
B23K 37/047
B23P 19/00
B62D 65/00

Application no.

05795941.3

Keywords

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

Application title

POSTE DE REALISATION D'UN TRAVAIL SUR UNE PIECE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T017112.20160607

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Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 371.370K)
T 0244/12 () of 10.6.2016

Online on

17.08.2016

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

10.6.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C23C 30/00
C23C 16/30
C23C 16/36
C23C 16/40
B23B 27/14

Application no.

06445040.6

Keywords

Admissibility of opposition - (yes)
Admissibility of appeal - (yes)
Sufficiency of disclosure - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

Coated cutting tool insert

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T024412.20160610

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D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 640.374K)
T 1926/12 () of 20.7.2016

Online on

17.08.2016

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

20.7.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B65G 67/20
B65D 88/54
B65F 9/00

Application no.

05809786.6

Keywords

Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

LOADING ASSEMBLY FOR TRANSPORT CONTAINERS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T192612.20160720

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 383.264K)
T 1791/13 (Hydrophobic-hydrophilic tissue/ KIMBERLY-CLARK) of 3.2.2016

Online on

17.08.2016

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

3.2.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

D21H 17/59
D21H 27/02

Application no.

04751162.1

Keywords

Sufficiency of disclosure (yes)
Novelty (yes) - Features of claim 1 not disclosed in combination
Inventive step (yes) - non-obvious alternative

Application title

Tissue sheets containing multiple polysiloxanes and having regions of varying hydrophobicity

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T179113.20160203

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 454.376K)
T 2209/14 () of 3.8.2016

Online on

17.08.2016

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

3.8.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C22F 1/10

Application no.

05011190.5

Keywords

Amendments
Novelty
Inventive step

Application title

Thermal recovery treatment for a service-degraded component of a gas turbine

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T220914.20160803

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D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 398.568K)
T 0342/15 () of 13.6.2016

Online on

17.08.2016

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

13.6.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F21S 8/00

Application no.

07846754.5

Keywords

Zulässigkeit des Einspruchs - Substantiierung des Einspruchs (ja)
Änderungen - Erweiterung des Patentanspruchs (nein)
Patentansprüche - Klarheit nach Änderung (ja)
Neuheit - (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)

Application title

OPERATIONS- ODER UNTERSUCHUNGSLEUCHTE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T034215.20160613

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 498.623K)
T 0423/15 () of 8.7.2016

Online on

17.08.2016

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

8.7.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B65D 88/16

Application no.

06828008.0

Keywords

Sufficiency of disclosure - (yes)

Application title

CONTAINER ASSEMBLY

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T042315.20160708

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 347.592K)
T 1686/15 () of 26.7.2016

Online on

17.08.2016

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

26.7.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A61B 3/08
A61B 3/113

Application no.

10002726.7

Keywords

Änderungen - zulässig (nein)

Application title

Differenzmessung der monokularen zur binokularen Augenstellung

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T168615.20160726

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 285.192K)
T 1689/15 () of 26.7.2016

Online on

17.08.2016

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

26.7.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A61B 3/032
A61B 3/036

Application no.

10002065.0

Keywords

Änderungen - zulässig (nein)

Application title

Simultane Netzhautbilder unterschiedlicher Bildweite zur subjektiven Refraktion

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T168915.20160726

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 274.186K)
T 1443/11 () of 17.6.2016

Online on

16.08.2016

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

17.6.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B23K 9/12
B23K 9/09

Application no.

99118592.7

Keywords

Grounds for opposition - subject-matter extends beyond content of earlier application (no)
Grounds for opposition - insufficiency of disclosure (no)
Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

Short circuit welder

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T144311.20160617

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 309.010K)
T 0530/13 () of 3.6.2016

Online on

16.08.2016

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

3.6.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B64C 9/20
B64C 9/32

Application no.

06734316.0

Keywords

Amendments - intermediate generalisation (no)
Novelty - prior European application (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR CONTROLLING AIRCRAFT FLAPS AND SPOILERS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T053013.20160603

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 424.688K)
T 0455/13 (Tolperisone/Sanochemia) of 22.6.2016

Online on

15.08.2016

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

22.6.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07D 295/108
A61K 31/4453

Application no.

08767427.1

Keywords

Novelty - (no)

Application title

COMPOSITIONS OF TOLPERISONE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T045513.20160622

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 380.305K)
T 0799/12 () of 12.7.2016

Online on

12.08.2016

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

12.7.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61M 1/00
A61M 27/00

Application no.

07001838.7

Keywords

Clarity (yes)
Added subject-matter (no)
Extension of protection (no)
Inventive step (yes)

Application title

Cleansing dressing for wounds for vacuum therapy

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T079912.20160712

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 396.404K)
T 0605/10 (LFSR PSA/YOGITECH) of 6.10.2015

Online on

11.08.2016

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

6.10.2015

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 11/267

Application no.

03015860.4

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)

Application title

Dependable microcontroller, method for designing a dependable microcontroller and computer program product therefor

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2015:T060510.20151006

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 332.785K)
T 2128/10 () of 5.4.2016

Online on

11.08.2016

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

5.4.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

H01F 38/18

Application no.

05006641.4

Keywords

Verspätetes Vorbringen - Dokument zugelassen (ja)
Neuheit - Hauptantrag (nein)
Neuheit - Hilfsantrag 1 (nein)
Spät eingereichte Hilfsanträge - Änderungen nach Anberaumung der mündlichen Verhandlung
Spät eingereichte Hilfsanträge - Antrag eindeutig gewährbar (nein)
Spät eingereichter Antrag - Verlegung der mündlichen Verhandlung wäre erforderlich gewesen (ja)

Application title

Induktiver Drehübertrager

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T212810.20160405

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 365.973K)
T 0968/12 () of 30.6.2016

Online on

11.08.2016

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

30.6.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B23Q 1/00

Application no.

01911416.4

Keywords

Neuheit - Hauptantrag und Hilfsantrag *
Neuheit - nein
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hilfsanträge
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - nein

Application title

SPINDEL MIT EINEM DATENSPEICHERELEMENT

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T096812.20160630

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 445.436K)
T 0536/12 () of 3.3.2016

Online on

10.08.2016

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

3.3.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F24H 9/14

Application no.

01103726.4

Keywords

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

Application title

Baueinheit für eine Kompaktheizungsanlage

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T053612.20160303

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 385.980K)
T 0735/12 () of 8.6.2016

Online on

10.08.2016

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

8.6.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A61M 5/315
A61M 5/24

Application no.

06700025.7

Keywords

Zulässigkeit der Beschwerde (ja)
Änderungen - geänderte Ansprüche mit Bezug auf nicht recherchierte Gegenstände
Zwischenverallgemeinerung - Hauptantrag(ja), Hilfsantrag (nein)
Patentansprüche - Klarheit
Patentansprüche - Hilfsantrag (ja)
Ausreichende Offenbarung - Hilfsantrag (ja)
Neuheit - Hauptantrag (nein)
Neuheit - Hilfsantrag (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hilfsantrag (ja)
Angemessene Würdigung des Standes der Technik (ja)

Application title

VERABREICHUNGSVORRICHTUNG MIT ANZEIGETROMMEL

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T073512.20160608

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 524.646K)
T 2133/12 () of 14.3.2016

Online on

10.08.2016

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

14.3.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A61Q 5/12
A61K 8/04
A61K 8/34
A61K 8/41
A61K 8/44
A61K 8/81
A61Q 5/10

Application no.

01123821.9

Keywords

Spät eingereichtes Dokument - zugelassen (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hauptantrag (nein)
Spät eingereichter Hilfsantrag - zugelassen (ja)
Änderungen - zulässig (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hilfsantrag (ja)

Application title

Verwendung von auf den isoelektrischen Punkt von Haaren eingestellten Zubereitungen zur Konditionierung von oxidativ gefärbten Haaren

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T213312.20160314

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 407.932K)
T 0078/13 (Pleated aligned web filters/3M) of 20.7.2016

Online on

10.08.2016

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

20.7.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B01D 39/16

Application no.

05724959.1

Keywords

Grounds for opposition - added subject-matter (yes)

Application title

PLEATED ALIGNED WEB FILTER

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T007813.20160720

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 328.788K)
T 2027/13 () of 7.7.2016

Online on

10.08.2016

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

7.7.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 9/24
A61K 9/22
A61P 25/08
A61K 31/197

Application no.

08852637.1

Keywords

Claims - clarity
Claims - main request (no)
Claims - clarity after amendment (yes)
Amendments - allowable (yes)
Appeal decision - remittal to the department of first instance (yes)

Application title

CONTROLLED RELEASE PHARMACEUTICAL COMPOSITIONS OF PREGABALIN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T202713.20160707

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 305.286K)
T 0211/14 (Ballast water treatment/McNULLTY) of 8.6.2016

Online on

10.08.2016

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

8.6.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C02F 1/20
B01D 19/00

Application no.

03719750.6

Keywords

Inventive step - main request (no)
Inventive step - obvious solution
Inventive step - first auxiliary request (yes)
Inventive step - non-obvious improvement

Application title

APPARATUS AND METHOD OF BALLAST WATER TREATMENT

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T021114.20160608

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 418.252K)
J 0011/15 (Rückerstattung der Beschwerdegebühr) of 29.7.2016

Online on

09.08.2016

Board

3.1.01

Decision date

29.7.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

H02M 7/797

Application no.

14192950.5

Keywords

Abhilfe "Rückerstattung der Beschwerdegebühr nach Abhilfe (nein) - kein wesentlicher Verfahrensmangel"

Application title

Bidirektionale Stromrichterschaltungsanordnung mit Potentialtrennung und Verfahren zum Betreiben der bidirektionalen Stromrichterschaltungsanordnung

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:J001115.20160729

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 241.812K)
T 0360/11 () of 18.5.2016

Online on

09.08.2016

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

18.5.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G10L 19/00
G10L 19/14
G10L 19/04

Application no.

06799097.8

Keywords

Late-filed request - amendments after arrangement of oral proceedings

Application title

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR SIGNAL PROCESSING AND ENCODING AND DECODING METHOD, AND APPARATUS THEREFOR

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T036011.20160518

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 323.262K)
T 0255/12 () of 21.6.2016

Online on

09.08.2016

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

21.6.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B23P 19/04
B60J 10/00

Application no.

06012096.1

Keywords

Ausreichende Offenbarung - Ausführbarkeit (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)
Patentansprüche - Stützung durch die Beschreibung (ja)

Application title

Verfahren und Vorrichtung zur Bildung einer Dichtung oder Abdeckung an einem Dichtungs- bzw. Abdeckungsträger, insbesondere an einer Fahrzeugtür oder einem Karosserieausschnitt

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T025512.20160621

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 383.303K)
T 0683/12 () of 18.5.2016

Online on

09.08.2016

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

18.5.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61B 5/00

Application no.

04779357.5

Keywords

Amendments - added subject-matter (no)
Claims - clarity
Claims - main request (yes)
Observations by third parties - relevant (no)
Inventive step - main request (no)
Late-filed auxiliary request - admitted (no)

Application title

PROCESSING ANALYTE SENSOR DATA

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T068312.20160518

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 308.790K)
T 2256/15 () of 3.8.2016

Online on

09.08.2016

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

3.8.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H02M 3/158
H02M 7/493
G06F 1/26

Application no.

09180265.2

Keywords

Remittal to the department of first instance - (yes)

Application title

Circuit system and control method thereof

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T225615.20160803

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 246.389K)
T 0754/12 () of 5.7.2016

Online on

08.08.2016

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

5.7.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C08G 18/12
C08G 18/08
C08G 18/22
C09D 175/04
C09J 175/04
C08J 3/07

Application no.

05716032.7

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)

Application title

N-ETHYLPYRROLIDON IN DER HERSTELLUNG VON POLYURETHANDISPERSIONEN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T075412.20160705

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T 0483/11 (Document summary/ARIZAN CORPORATION) of 13.10.2015

Online on

05.08.2016

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

13.10.2015

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 15/00
G06F 17/00

Application no.

03786541.7

Keywords

-

Application title

METHODS AND APPARATUS FOR SUMMARIZING DOCUMENT CONTENT FOR MOBILE COMMUNICATION DEVICES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2015:T048311.20151013

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 380.849K)
T 0670/15 () of 7.6.2016

Online on

05.08.2016

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

7.6.2016

Proc. language

FR

IPC

B60J 7/00
B60Q 3/02

Application no.

10745313.6

Keywords

Nouveauté - (oui)
Remboursement de la taxe de recours - (non)

Application title

DISPOSITIF D'OCCULTATION D'UN PAVILLON DE VÉHICULE À GUIDE(S) DE LUMIÈRE INTÉGRÉ(S)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T067015.20160607

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Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 328.788K)
T 2591/12 () of 14.7.2016

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04.08.2016

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

14.7.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F01M 13/04
B04B 5/08
B04B 9/04
B01D 45/14

Application no.

03725951.2

Keywords

Sufficiency of disclosure - (yes)
Inventive step - (no)

Application title

A METHOD OF CLEANING CRANKCASE GAS AND A GAS CLEANING SEPARATOR

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T259112.20160714

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 314.744K)
T 0738/13 () of 1.7.2016

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04.08.2016

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

1.7.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

D03D 13/00
B60K 37/00
B60R 13/02

Application no.

05779353.1

Keywords

Rechtliches Gehör - Verletzung (ja)
Zurückverweisung an die erste Instanz - besondere Gründe gegen unmittelbare Zurückverweisung

Application title

ARMATURENBRETT FÜR EIN KRAFTFAHRZEUG

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T073813.20160701

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Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 314.383K)
T 2347/11 (DRAM/RAMBUS 1) of 25.7.2016

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03.08.2016

Board

3.5.06

Decision date

25.7.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 13/42

Application no.

05026720.2

Keywords

Grounds for opposition - extension of subject-matter (yes)

Application title

Dynamic random access memory (DRAM) semiconductor device

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T234711.20160725

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 447.861K)
T 2533/12 (Laundering composition/P&G) of 23.2.2016

Online on

03.08.2016

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

23.2.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C11D 3/37
C11D 3/12

Application no.

04250560.2

Keywords

Novelty - Main Request (no) - First Auxiliary Request (yes)
Late-filed request - First Auxiliary Request
Late-filed request - admitted (yes)
Amendments - First Auxiliary Request
Amendments - allowable (yes)
Remittal to the department of first instance - (yes)

Application title

A composition for use in the laundering or treatment of fabrics, and a process for making the composition

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T253312.20160223

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 445.813K)
T 0528/13 () of 19.5.2016

Online on

03.08.2016

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

19.5.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61L 24/00
A61L 24/06

Application no.

08726365.3

Keywords

Sufficiency of diclosure and clarity of claims - (yes) - reasons for refusal now moot
Novelty - (yes)
Appeal decision - remittal to the department of first instance (yes)

Application title

BONE CEMENT WITH ADAPTED MECHANICAL PROPERTIES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T052813.20160519

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 287.110K)
T 1216/13 () of 18.7.2016

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03.08.2016

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

18.7.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B05B 12/00

Application no.

07110658.7

Keywords

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

Application title

Water flow volume display device for watering nozzle

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T121613.20160718

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 223.271K)
T 0250/11 () of 27.7.2016

Online on

02.08.2016

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

27.7.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B41F 31/30

Application no.

03722262.7

Keywords

Neuheit - ja
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - ja

Application title

Verfahren und Vorrichtungen zum Einstellen verstellbar gelagerter Walzen

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T025011.20160727

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Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 361.869K)
T 0837/11 () of 27.7.2016

Online on

02.08.2016

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

27.7.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G01R 31/00
H04L 12/40

Application no.

02026775.3

Keywords

Neuheit - (ja)
Neuheit - nach Änderung
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - nach Änderung

Application title

Anordnung bestehend aus einem ersten Halbleiter-Baustein und einem mit diesem verbundenen zweiten Halbleiter-Baustein

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T083711.20160727

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Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 319.238K)
T 1717/13 () of 14.6.2016

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02.08.2016

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

14.6.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B41C 1/10

Application no.

02011281.9

Keywords

Substantial procedural violation - reimbursement of appeal fee (no)
Statement of the opposition division not to accept further auxiliary requests (inappropriate)
Amendments - intermediate generalisation allowable (yes)
Inventive step - main request (yes)

Application title

Plate producing apparatus

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T171713.20160614

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 438.938K)
T 1252/11 (Bead arrays/ILLUMINA) of 19.1.2016

Online on

01.08.2016

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

19.1.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12Q 1/68

Application no.

00926204.9

Keywords

New main request - admitted into the proceedings
Amendment occasioned by a ground for opposition (yes)
Clarity (yes)
Added matter (no)
Sufficiency of disclosure (yes)
Inventive step (yes)
Remittal for adaptation of the description

Application title

DETECTION OF NUCLEIC ACID REACTIONS ON BEAD ARRAYS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T125211.20160119

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 514.200K)
T 1345/11 (DRAM/RAMBUS 2) of 29.6.2016

Online on

01.08.2016

Board

3.5.06

Decision date

29.6.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 1/04
G06F 1/12
G06F 13/16
G06F 13/36
G06F 13/38
G11C 8/04
G11C 11/401
H03K 19/003

Application no.

00108822.8

Keywords

Grounds for opposition - extension of subject-matter (yes)

Application title

Integrated circuit I/O using a high performance bus interface

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T134511.20160629

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 460.467K)
T 1632/11 () of 13.6.2016

Online on

01.08.2016

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

13.6.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61N 1/36

Application no.

09176675.8

Keywords

Claims - clarity (no)

Application title

Facial stimulation apparatus

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T163211.20160613

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 325.655K)
T 1888/15 () of 14.7.2016

Online on

01.08.2016

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

14.7.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C22C 1/03
C22C 14/00
B22F 1/00

Application no.

10009922.5

Keywords

Inventive step (yes, after amendment)

Application title

Method of making and using formed articles including master alloy

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T188815.20160714

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 245.261K)

July 2016

T 0875/11 () of 21.4.2016

Online on

29.07.2016

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

21.4.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B66B 7/06

Application no.

01999218.9

Keywords

Sufficiency of disclosure - (yes)
Amendments - added subject-matter (no)
Late-filed argument - admitted (no)
Remittal to the department of first instance - (yes)

Application title

ELEVATOR HOIST ROPE THIN HIGH-STRENGTH WIRES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T087511.20160421

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 378.510K)
T 2565/11 () of 5.4.2016

Online on

29.07.2016

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

5.4.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B61D 27/00
B60H 1/00

Application no.

04251272.3

Keywords

Public prior use - proven beyond reasonable doubt (yes)
Novelty - main request (yes)
Inventive step - main request (no)
Amendments - intermediate generalisation
Amendments - auxiliary request 1 (yes)
Claims - clarity
Claims - auxiliary requests 2 and 3 (no)

Application title

Method of operating ventilator and air conditioner for vehicle

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T256511.20160405

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 416.832K)
T 0439/12 () of 11.3.2016

Online on

29.07.2016

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

11.3.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08G 73/00
C08G 73/02
C08G 61/00
C08G 61/12
H01L 51/00
H01L 51/30
H01B 1/00
H01B 1/12

Application no.

03759472.8

Keywords

Amendments - added subject-matter (yes) Main request, auxiliary requests 1,1A, 2, 3, 4
Late-filed auxiliary requests - admitted (yes) Auxiliary request 4A
Remittal to the department of first instance - (yes) Auxiliary request 4A

Application title

WATER DISPERSIBLE POLYTHIOPHENES MADE WITH POLYMERIC ACID COLLOIDS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T043912.20160311

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 381.170K)
T 1742/12 (On-demand instantiation/RAYTHEON) of 22.6.2016

Online on

29.07.2016

Board

3.5.06

Decision date

22.6.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 9/46
G06F 9/445
H04L 29/06

Application no.

05252240.6

Keywords

Claims - clarity (yes)
Problem-solution approach - selection of "closest prior art"
Inventive step - main request and auxiliary requests 1 and 2 (no)
Remittal to department of first instance (yes)
Referral to the Enlarged Board of Appeal (no)

Application title

On-demand instantiation in a high-performance computing (HPC) system

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T174212.20160622

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 437.613K)
T 2570/12 () of 23.6.2016

Online on

29.07.2016

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

23.6.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B66B 7/12
D07B 1/16
D07B 1/22

Application no.

02015041.3

Keywords

Amendments - extension beyond the content of the application as filed (yes)
Late-filed auxiliary requests - admitted (no)

Application title

Suspension rope wear detector

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T257012.20160623

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 322.246K)
T 2273/12 (PROCESS FOR MANUFACTURING AROMATIC CARBOXYLIC ACIDS/BP) of 22.2.2016

Online on

28.07.2016

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

22.2.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07C 51/265
B01D 3/00
B01D 3/14
C07C 63/15
C07C 63/00

Application no.

06739160.7

Keywords

Main request and auxiliary requests 1 to14: subject-matter extends beyond the content of the application as filed (yes)
Auxiliary requests 15 to 20: Amendments - broadening of the scope of the claims as granted (yes)

Application title

PROCESS AND APPARATUS FOR MANUFACTURING PURE FORMS OF AROMATIC CARBOXYLIC ACIDS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T227312.20160222

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 402.723K)
T 0449/15 (Antimicrobial material/CONVATEC) of 25.2.2016

Online on

28.07.2016

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

25.2.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 31/74
A61K 9/70
A61F 13/00

Application no.

01998356.8

Keywords

Auxiliary requests 4, 5 - res iudicata (yes), identity of wording not required
Auxiliary request 9, 10 - admission (no)
Referral to the Enlarged Board of Appeal (no)

Application title

LIGHT STABILIZED ANTIMICROBIAL MATERIALS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T044915.20160225

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 453.527K)
T 0461/15 () of 4.5.2016

Online on

28.07.2016

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

4.5.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B60J 7/06
B60J 7/12

Application no.

09010221.1

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit (erteiltes Patent) JA

Application title

Faltverdeck für einen Personenkraftwagen

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T046115.20160504

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Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 275.150K)
T 0028/16 () of 25.7.2016

Online on

28.07.2016

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

25.7.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

D21H 11/18
D21H 27/38
B32B 29/00
D21H 27/10

Application no.

07852174.7

Keywords

Admissibility of appeal - statement of grounds
Admissibility of appeal - filed within time limit (no)

Application title

METHOD OF PRODUCING A PAPER PRODUCT

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T002816.20160725

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 223.785K)
T 2238/11 (Antibody against the extracellular domain of canine CD20/IDEXX) of 8.10.2015

Online on

27.07.2016

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

8.10.2015

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07K 14/705

Application no.

05798217.5

Keywords

Inventive step of all requests - (no)
Substantial procedural violation - (no)

Application title

Canine CD20 compositions

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2015:T223811.20151008

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 442.964K)
T 2532/12 () of 9.6.2016

Online on

27.07.2016

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

9.6.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B21B 1/46
B21B 13/22

Application no.

06818359.9

Keywords

Patentansprüche - Klarheit
Patentansprüche - Hauptantrag (nein)
Änderungen - unzulässige Erweiterung (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hilfsantrag (ja)

Application title

VERFAHREN ZUR HERSTELLUNG EINES WARMGEWALZTEN STAHLBANDES UND KOMBINIERTE GIESS- UND WALZANLAGE ZUR DURCHFÜHRUNG DES VERFAHRENS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T253212.20160609

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Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 403.624K)
T 0248/13 () of 12.7.2016

Online on

27.07.2016

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

12.7.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A23G 1/00
A23G 1/04

Application no.

02747438.6

Keywords

Grounds for opposition - subject-matter extends beyond content of earlier application
Grounds for opposition - benefit of the doubt goes to the opponent
Clarity of amendment - feature of granted claim taken out of context - applicability of G 3/14
Late-filed request - change of subject-matter

Application title

MANIPULATION OF CHOCOLATE FLAVOUR

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T024813.20160712

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 425.995K)
T 0550/13 (Formulation phytosanitaire/Rhodia Opérations) of 15.3.2016

Online on

27.07.2016

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

15.3.2016

Proc. language

FR

IPC

A01N 25/02

Application no.

07821178.6

Keywords

Documents (12) et (15) à (17): admis dans la procédure (oui)
Renvoi de l'affaire (non)
Requêtes subsidiaires 2 et 4: recevables (non)
Requête principale et requête subsidiaire 1: activité inventive (non)
Requête subsidiaire 3: activité inventive (oui)

Application title

COMPOSITION SOLVANTE COMPRENANT AU MOINS DEUX SOLVANTS, ET FORMULATION PHYTOSANITAIRE COMPRENANT LADITE COMPOSITION SOLVANTE AINSI QU'UN COMPOSE ACTIF

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T055013.20160315

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Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 460.781K)
T 1587/13 (Unsymetric metallocenes/BASELL) of 13.4.2016

Online on

27.07.2016

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

13.4.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07F 17/00
C08F 210/06

Application no.

04803537.2

Keywords

Appellant 2 adversely affected by decision under appeal (yes)
Main request: Amendments - broadening the scope of the claims as granted (yes)
First and fourth auxiliary requests: Amendments - added subject-matter (yes)

Application title

ORGANOMETALLIC TRANSITION METAL COMPOUND, BISCYCLOPENTADIENYL LIGAND SYSTEM, CATALYST SYSTEM AND PREPARATION OF POLYOLEFINS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T158713.20160413

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 449.235K)
T 1872/14 (Travoprost/ALCON) of 21.4.2016

Online on

27.07.2016

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

21.4.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 31/558
A61K 9/00
A61P 27/06
A61K 31/5575
A61K 45/06
C07C 405/00
A61K 31/557

Application no.

08100474.9

Keywords

Undisclosed disclaimer, allowable in the light of G 1/03, G 2/10, G 3/14
Main Request: Inventive step (no) - obvious alternative suggested in closest prior art
Auxiliary request 1: Inventive step (yes) - unexpected improvement credible within claimed scope

Application title

Fluprostenol isopropyl ester for use in the treatment of glaucoma and ocular hypertension

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T187214.20160421

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 1.050M)
T 0454/15 (hPTH(1-34) therapy/ELI LILLY) of 25.7.2016

Online on

27.07.2016

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

25.7.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 38/29
A61P 19/08
A61K 33/06
A61K 31/59

Application no.

06027055.0

Keywords

Withdrawal of approval of text on which patent was granted - appeal dismissed

Application title

hPTH(1-34) for use in preventing or reducing the incidence or severity of vertebral and / or non vertebral fracture in a male human

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T045415.20160725

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 265.798K)
T 0756/12 () of 7.4.2016

Online on

26.07.2016

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

7.4.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08G 18/18
C08J 9/08

Application no.

03766815.9

Keywords

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

Application title

PROCESS FOR PREPARING POLYURETHANE FOAM

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T075612.20160407

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 496.663K)
T 2306/12 () of 12.7.2016

Online on

26.07.2016

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

12.7.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A61K 9/70

Application no.

07725656.8

Keywords

Spät eingereichter Antrag - zugelassen (ja)
Einspruchsgründe - mangelhafte Offenbarung (nein)
Einspruchsgründe - mangelnde Klarheit kein Einspruchsgrund
Neuheit - (ja)
Beschwerdeentscheidung - Zurückverweisung (ja)

Application title

WIRKSTOFFPARTIKELHALTIGES TRANSDERMALES THERAPEUTISCHES SYSTEM MIT ERHÖHTEM WIRKSTOFFFLUSS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T230612.20160712

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Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 338.360K)
T 1056/13 () of 21.7.2016

Online on

26.07.2016

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

21.7.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B27L 5/00
B44C 5/04

Application no.

10001543.7

Keywords

Inventive step - Claim 1 (non-obvious over the teaching of D1 alone and over the combination of the teachings of D1 and D3)
Appeal decision - remittal to the department of first instance (yes)

Application title

Method for producing a veneer

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T105613.20160721

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 303.632K)
T 0889/11 () of 14.6.2016

Online on

25.07.2016

Board

3.5.04

Decision date

14.6.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04N 7/26
H04N 7/46
H04N 7/24
H04N 7/68

Application no.

00966849.2

Keywords

Inventive step (no
Inventive step - all requests)

Application title

VIDEO COMMUNICATION USING MULTIPLE STREAMS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T088911.20160614

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 404.712K)
T 0894/12 (Inbetriebnahme einer Anlage/SEW) of 22.6.2016

Online on

25.07.2016

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

22.6.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G05B 19/042

Application no.

06753795.1

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit (Hauptantrag und Hilfsantrag 1)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (nein)
Klarheit (Hilfsanträge 2, 3 und 5) - (nein)
Spät eingereichte Anträge (Zulässigkeit) (Hilfsanträge 4 und 6 bis 9) - (nein)

Application title

Verfahren zur Inbetriebnahme einer Anlage und Anlage

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T089412.20160622

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Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 350.694K)
T 1479/12 (Article sécurisé / ARJOWIGGINS) of 5.11.2015

Online on

25.07.2016

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

5.11.2015

Proc. language

FR

IPC

D21H 21/40
B42D 15/10
G06K 19/00
G07D 7/00

Application no.

06808335.1

Keywords

Recevabilité des requêtes (oui)
Nouveauté (requête principale) - (non)
Activité inventive (requêtes subsidiaires I et II) - (non) : juxtaposition d'éléments connus

Application title

Article sécurisé, notamment un document de sécurité et/ou de valeur

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2015:T147912.20151105

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Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 497.982K)
T 0983/16 (Methods and compositions for preparing rna) of 19.7.2016

Online on

25.07.2016

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

19.7.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12N 15/10

Application no.

10184549.3

Keywords

Missing statement of grounds

Application title

Methods and compositions for preparing rna from a fixed sample

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T098316.20160719

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 221.014K)
T 1603/10 (Enzyme-based tumor targeting/GLYKOS) of 18.7.2016

Online on

22.07.2016

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

18.7.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 39/00
A61K 31/70
A61P 35/00
A61P 31/00
G01N 33/574
C07H 5/06
A61K 47/48

Application no.

03792440.4

Keywords

Amendments - allowable (yes)
Appeal decision - remittal to the examining division (yes)

Application title

Tumor specific oligosaccharide epitopes and use thereof

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T160310.20160718

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 313.352K)
T 0123/11 () of 31.5.2016

Online on

22.07.2016

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

31.5.2016

Proc. language

FR

IPC

G07C 9/00
E05B 65/20

Application no.

01128120.1

Keywords

Nouveauté - requête principale (non)
Activité inventive - première requête subsidiaire (oui)
Revendications - clarté dans la procédure de recours après opposition

Application title

Poignée d'ouvrant de véhicule comprenant un capteur d'approche et un capteur tactile coopérant avec un système d'accès mains libres

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T012311.20160531

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Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 419.618K)
T 1821/11 (Single primer whole genome amplification/QIAGEN GmbH) of 15.7.2016

Online on

22.07.2016

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

15.7.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12Q 1/68
C12P 19/34
C07H 21/04

Application no.

03799976.0

Keywords

Main request - Articles 123(2) and 84 EPC - (yes)
Interlocutory revision - Article 109(1) EPC
Remittal to the examining division - Article 111(1) EPC

Application title

SINGLE PRIMER WHOLE GENOME AMPLIFICATION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T182111.20160715

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 287.690K)
T 0631/12 () of 13.7.2016

Online on

22.07.2016

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

13.7.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H02M 7/48
H02M 7/5387

Application no.

06738382.8

Keywords

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

Application title

Power Converter System and Method

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T063112.20160713

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 255.164K)
T 1841/12 (Préparation du 1,1,1,3,3-pentafluorobutane/ARKEMA) of 12.5.2016

Online on

22.07.2016

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

12.5.2016

Proc. language

FR

IPC

C07C 17/278
C07C 17/20
C07C 19/08

Application no.

97400119.0

Keywords

Recevabilité du recours (oui)
Modification occasionnée par un motif d'opposition - Modifications admises (oui)
Activité inventive - (oui)
Remboursement de la taxe de recours (non)
Remboursement de la taxe de recours - décision attaquée suffisamment motivée (oui)

Application title

Préparation du 1,1,1,3,3-pentachlorobutane et du 1,1,1,3,3-pentafluorobutane

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T184112.20160512

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Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 374.397K)
T 1097/13 () of 28.6.2016

Online on

22.07.2016

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

28.6.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61Q 5/00
A61K 8/04
A61K 8/31
A61K 8/34
A61K 8/37
A61K 8/41
A61K 8/49
A61K 8/892
A61K 8/92
A61Q 5/12

Application no.

07786987.3

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)

Application title

Anti-dandruff hair conditioning composition

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T109713.20160628

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 399.896K)
T 1663/13 () of 14.7.2016

Online on

22.07.2016

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

14.7.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A23L 2/60
A23L 1/29
A23L 1/30
A23F 3/40

Application no.

06291197.9

Keywords

Request for postponing oral proceedings (rejected)
Apportionment of costs - non-attendance at oral proceedings (allowed)

Application title

Improved beverage

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T166313.20160714

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 365.104K)
T 0184/15 (Anti-connexin/CODA) of 14.7.2016

Online on

22.07.2016

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

14.7.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 38/17
C12N 15/11
A61L 24/00
A61P 17/02
A61P 43/00

Application no.

08868457.6

Keywords

Decision according to the state of the file - reasoned within the meaning of Rule 111(2)EPC (no)
Violation of the right to be heard (yes)
Substantial procedural violation (yes)
Remittal (yes)
Reimbursement of the appeal fee (yes)

Application title

Use of anti-connexin polynucleotides and peptides for the treatment of abnormal or excessive scars

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T018415.20160714

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 287.257K)
T 2513/12 () of 2.6.2016

Online on

21.07.2016

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

2.6.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08G 59/18

Application no.

05774413.8

Keywords

Inventive step - main request (yes)

Application title

EPOXY RESINS WITH IMPROVED ELASTICITY

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T251312.20160602

Distribution

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 330.140K)
T 0147/12 () of 16.3.2016

Online on

20.07.2016

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

16.3.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08G 77/14
C08G 77/46

Application no.

07754369.2

Keywords

Sufficiency of disclosure - (yes)
Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)
Late-filed document - admitted (no)

Application title

PROCESS FOR PREPARING SILICONE POLYETHERS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T014712.20160316

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 490.997K)
T 2385/12 () of 7.4.2016

Online on

20.07.2016

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

7.4.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B66B 1/46
B66B 5/02

Application no.

03752512.8

Keywords

Late filed request before opposition division reverting to claims as granted - abuse of procedure (no)
Reimbursement of appeal fee - (no)
Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

ELEVATOR EQUIPPED WITH EMERGENCY MEDICAL DEVICE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T238512.20160407

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 403.169K)
T 2355/11 () of 3.7.2016

Online on

19.07.2016

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

3.7.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G06K 13/08

Application no.

04722560.2

Keywords

Patentansprüche - Knappheit (ja)

Application title

KARTENAUFNAHMEVORRICHTUNG

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T235511.20160703

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Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 369.509K)
T 2049/11 () of 13.7.2016

Online on

18.07.2016

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

13.7.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G07C 3/08

Application no.

06763141.6

Keywords

Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

A SYSTEM FOR MEASURING THE PERFORMANCE OF A FOREST MACHINE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T204911.20160713

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 321.363K)
T 0604/12 (Antriebssystem/LENZE) of 18.3.2016

Online on

18.07.2016

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

18.3.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G05B 19/042
G05B 19/12

Application no.

03012406.9

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (nein)

Application title

Mechanisches-Elektronisches Antriebssystem

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T060412.20160318

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Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 341.465K)
T 0983/12 () of 31.5.2016

Online on

18.07.2016

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

31.5.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F03D 9/00
H02J 3/38

Application no.

02740489.6

Keywords

Änderungen - Offenbarung durch Zeichnung
Änderungen - unzulässige Erweiterung (ja)
Spät eingereichte Hilfsanträge - zugelassen (nein)

Application title

WINDENERGIEANLAGE UND VERFAHREN ZUM BETREIBEN EINER WINDENERGIEANLAGE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T098312.20160531

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Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 418.064K)
T 1033/12 (Optical communication device/FUJITSU) of 8.7.2016

Online on

18.07.2016

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

8.7.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04B 10/18

Application no.

04014150.9

Keywords

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

Application title

Optical device for optical communication

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T103312.20160708

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 326.841K)
T 1948/12 (Optical switch/ROCKSTAR) of 7.7.2016

Online on

18.07.2016

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

7.7.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04Q 11/00
H04J 14/02

Application no.

00306485.4

Keywords

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

Application title

Optical switch and protocols for use therewith

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T194812.20160707

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 315.785K)
T 1429/13 () of 5.7.2016

Online on

18.07.2016

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

5.7.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F02B 75/04

Application no.

04015253.0

Keywords

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

Application title

Lower link of piston crank mechanism for internal combustion engine

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T142913.20160705

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 317.510K)
T 2098/13 (Underlaid signalling data/QUALCOMM) of 4.7.2016

Online on

18.07.2016

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

4.7.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04L 27/26

Application no.

05791214.9

Keywords

Oral proceedings - non-attendance of the party
Claims contain essential features
Claims - (no)
Raising new objections in ex parte appeal proceedings - admissible (yes)
G 3/14 applicable to ex parte appeal proceedings - (no)

Application title

OFDM system with code spreading of signalling data

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T209813.20160704

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 304.608K)
T 0524/14 () of 16.6.2016

Online on

18.07.2016

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

16.6.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A23L 1/29
A23P 1/06

Application no.

02702268.0

Keywords

Late-filed objection - amendment of case after arrangement of oral proceedings
Inventive step - non-obvious alternative

Application title

BALANCED FOOD POWDER COMPOSITION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T052414.20160616

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D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 389.892K)
T 1272/10 (Skin penetration enhancers/US GOVERNMENT) of 11.7.2016

Online on

15.07.2016

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

11.7.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 39/39
A61K 9/00
C12N 15/11
A61K 39/00
A61K 38/16
A61K 39/02
A61K 39/106

Application no.

03007948.7

Keywords

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

Application title

Use of skin penetration enhancers and barrier disruption agents to enhance transcutaneous immune response

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T127210.20160711

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 239.242K)
T 1082/11 () of 7.6.2016

Online on

15.07.2016

Board

3.5.04

Decision date

7.6.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

H04N 7/18
H04N 5/76

Application no.

04701299.2

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hauptantrag (nein)
Patentansprüche - Klarheit
Patentansprüche - Hilfsantrag (nein)
Spät eingereichte Tatsachen - Antrag hätte bereits im erstinstanzlichen Verfahren vorgebracht werden können (ja)

Application title

VERFAHREN ZUR AUFZEICHNUNG VON VIDEO-/AUDIODATEN IN EINEM NETZWERK

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T108211.20160607

Distribution

D

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Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 466.337K)
T 0574/12 () of 28.6.2016

Online on

15.07.2016

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

28.6.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G07D 7/00

Application no.

99931386.9

Keywords

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

Application title

INTELLIGENT CURRENCY VALIDATION NETWORK

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T057412.20160628

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D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 305.873K)
T 2524/12 (Anti-ERBB antibody cancer therapy/GENENTECH) of 11.7.2016

Online on

15.07.2016

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

11.7.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 39/395
A61K 31/335
G01N 33/574
A61P 35/00

Application no.

01939145.7

Keywords

Withdrawal of approval of text on which patent was granted - appeal dismissed

Application title

Gene detection assay for improving the likelihood of an effective response to an ErbB antagonist cancer therapy

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T252412.20160711

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 246.331K)
T 0108/14 (SiC-Si NITRIDE REFRACTORY/NGK) of 12.5.2016

Online on

15.07.2016

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

12.5.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C04B 35/565
C04B 35/63
C04B 35/66

Application no.

04770889.6

Keywords

All requests - Amendments extend beyond the content of the application as filed

Application title

SiC REFRACTORY COMPRISING SILICON NITRIDE BONDED THERETO

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T010814.20160512

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 334.939K)
T 1434/14 () of 23.6.2016

Online on

15.07.2016

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

23.6.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B22F 9/02
B22F 9/22
C22C 14/00
C22C 16/00
C01B 6/02
C01B 6/24
C01G 23/04
C01G 25/02
C22B 7/00
C22B 34/12
C22B 34/14
C22C 1/04

Application no.

09714804.3

Keywords

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

Application title

VERFAHREN ZUR HERSTELLUNG VON LEGIERUNGSPULVERN AUF DER BASIS VON TITAN, ZIRCONIUM UND/ODER HAFNIUM, LEGIERT MIT DEN ELEMENTEN NI, CU, TA, W, RE, OS UND/ODER IR

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T143414.20160623

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Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 425.136K)
T 0156/12 () of 25.5.2016

Online on

14.07.2016

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

25.5.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61B 17/00
A61F 2/01
A61B 17/12

Application no.

07015958.7

Keywords

Amendments - added subject-matter (no)
Claims - clarity
Claims - main request (yes)
Request to finish examination - rejected

Application title

Percutaneous catheter directed occlusion devices

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T015612.20160525

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 364.709K)
T 0369/12 () of 25.5.2016

Online on

14.07.2016

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

25.5.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61B 5/03

Application no.

06849080.4

Keywords

Inventive step - main request (yes)
Inventive step - selection of closest prior art - ex post facto analysis

Application title

TECHNIQUES FOR EVALUATING URINARY STRESS INCONTINENCE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T036912.20160525

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 366.697K)
T 0941/12 () of 6.7.2016

Online on

14.07.2016

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

6.7.2016

Proc. language

FR

IPC

G01M 11/02

Application no.

05754585.7

Keywords

Clarté et activité inventive (oui - revendications modifiées)
Renvoi à la première instance - (oui)

Application title

APPAREIL POUR LE CONTROLE DE PIECES TRANSPARENTES OU REFLECHISSANTES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T094112.20160706

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D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 353.335K)
T 1819/12 (Aluminium piston/AISIN SEIKI KABUSHIKI KAISHA) of 10.5.2016

Online on

14.07.2016

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

10.5.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C25D 1/00
C25D 11/04
C22C 21/02
F02F 3/10
F16J 1/02
F16J 1/04

Application no.

05024929.1

Keywords

Inventive step - main request (no)
Inventive step - auxiliary request 1 (yes)

Application title

Aluminium-piston at least partially covered with an alumina film

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T181912.20160510

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 363.357K)
T 2316/12 () of 7.7.2016

Online on

14.07.2016

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

7.7.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B62M 7/12
B60K 7/00
B62M 6/65

Application no.

10153052.5

Keywords

Amendments - added subject-matter (yes) Main request, Auxiliary requests 1 to 5
Amendments - undisclosed disclaimer Auxiliary request 4

Application title

A device for externally rotary drive of offset motor

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T231612.20160707

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 336.467K)
T 2512/12 () of 30.6.2016

Online on

14.07.2016

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

30.6.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C09J 133/00
A61L 15/48

Application no.

06806862.6

Keywords

Neuheit
Erfinderische Tätigkeit
Änderungen
Spät eingereichter Antrag - Wechsel des Gegenstandes

Application title

ACRYLATKLEBEMASSE MIT WASSERFESTEN KLEBEIGENSCHAFTEN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T251212.20160630

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Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 358.683K)
T 0022/13 (BROWSING THROUGH A MUSIC CATALOG USING CORRELATION METRICS OF A … of 13.5.2016

Online on

14.07.2016

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

13.5.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 3/00
G06F 17/30

Application no.

06720426.3

Keywords

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

Application title

SYSTEM FOR BROWSING THROUGH A MUSIC CATALOG USING CORRELATION METRICS OF A KNOWLEDGE BASE OF MEDIASETS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T002213.20160513

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 316.660K)
T 0089/13 () of 3.5.2016

Online on

14.07.2016

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

3.5.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08F 210/06

Application no.

06755094.7

Keywords

Sufficiency of disclosure and clarity requirements
Appropriate criteria for assessing sufficiency of disclosure not considered in the decision
Remittal to the department of first instance

Application title

PROPYLENE-ETHYLENE COPOLYMERS AND PROCESS FOR THEIR PREPARATION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T008913.20160503

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 352.944K)
T 0178/13 () of 2.5.2016

Online on

14.07.2016

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

2.5.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 9/48
A61P 35/00
A61P 3/06
A61P 11/06
A61P 25/18
A61P 29/00

Application no.

05702139.6

Keywords

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

Application title

SOFT GELATIN CAPSULE COMPRISING OMEGA-3 POLYUNSATURATED FATTY ACID

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T017813.20160502

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 530.214K)
T 0454/13 (Sample block apparatus/LIFE TECHNOLOGIES) of 21.6.2016

Online on

14.07.2016

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

21.6.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B01L 7/00
B01L 9/00

Application no.

03795576.2

Keywords

Novelty - (yes)
Skilled person would have combined teachings of documents from remote technical fields (no)
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

SAMPLE BLOCK APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR MAINTAINING A MICROCARD ON A SAMPLE BLOCK

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T045413.20160621

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D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 367.497K)
T 1927/13 () of 11.7.2016

Online on

14.07.2016

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

11.7.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G01M 17/02

Application no.

01109655.9

Keywords

Erlöschen des Patents in allen benannten Vertragsstaaten - Beendigung des Beschwerdeverfahrens

Application title

Verfahren und Vorrichtung zur optischen Prüfung von Reifen

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T192713.20160711

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 232.054K)
T 2259/11 () of 2.6.2016

Online on

13.07.2016

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

2.6.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A46B 9/04

Application no.

97903043.4

Keywords

Auxiliary request - admitted
Novelty - claim 1 over documents cited under Article 54 (3) EPC
Novelty - (yes)
Remittal to the department of first instance

Application title

A TOOTHBRUSH WITH ELASTOMER FILLED FLEXIBLE HEAD

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T225911.20160602

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 343.541K)
T 2507/11 () of 25.4.2016

Online on

13.07.2016

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

25.4.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A61G 13/08

Application no.

06123593.3

Keywords

Neuheit - (ja)
Spät eingereichte Beweismittel - zugelassen (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)
Spät vorgebrachte Argumente - zugelassen (nein)

Application title

Patientenlagerfläche für einen Operationstisch

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T250711.20160425

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 729.863K)
T 0821/12 () of 31.3.2016

Online on

13.07.2016

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

31.3.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61B 5/028

Application no.

06025617.9

Keywords

Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

Dilution apparatus and computer program

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T082112.20160331

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 327.651K)
T 0972/12 () of 15.6.2016

Online on

13.07.2016

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

15.6.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61B 17/17
A61F 2/30

Application no.

01920504.6

Keywords

Added subject-matter (no)
Clarity (yes)
Novelty and inventive step (yes)

Application title

A METHOD OF MAKING A CUSTOM REPLACEMENT DEVICE FOR RESURFACING A FEMUR

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T097212.20160615

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D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 292.550K)
T 1113/12 (Use of GM-CSF and a type 1 interferon for treating multiple sclerosis … of 18.2.2016

Online on

13.07.2016

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

18.2.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 38/19

Application no.

03776426.3

Keywords

Main request: requirements of the EPC met (yes)

Application title

Method for treatment of demyelinating central nervous system disease using GM-CSF

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T111312.20160218

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 340.479K)
T 0660/13 (Lapse of the patent) of 7.7.2016

Online on

13.07.2016

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

7.7.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12N 9/52
C12Q 1/37
G01N 33/542

Application no.

05858107.5

Keywords

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

Application title

ASSAY FOR DETERMINING CLOSTRIDIAL TOXIN ACTIVITY COMBINING FRET AND FLUORESCENCE POLARIZATION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T066013.20160707

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D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 244.105K)
T 0750/13 () of 20.4.2016

Online on

13.07.2016

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

20.4.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A61B 17/80

Application no.

06019616.9

Keywords

Einspruchsgründe - unzulässige Erweiterung (nein)
Neuheit - (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)

Application title

Knochenplatte

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T075013.20160420

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D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 423.484K)
T 1068/11 () of 17.6.2016

Online on

12.07.2016

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

17.6.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

H01L 27/30

Application no.

06792706.1

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)

Application title

FOTODETEKTOR, RÖNTGENSTRAHLENFLACHBILDDETEKTOR UND VERFAHREN ZUR HERSTELLUNG DERGLEICHEN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T106811.20160617

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D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 313.713K)
T 1649/11 () of 14.6.2016

Online on

12.07.2016

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

14.6.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

H01L 29/861

Application no.

03740057.9

Keywords

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

Application title

HALBELEITERDIODE UND VERFAHREN ZU IHRER HERSTELLUNG

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T164911.20160614

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 327.177K)
T 0020/12 (Antibodies specific for beta-amyloid ends/INTELLECT NEUROSCIENCES) of 15.4.2016

Online on

12.07.2016

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

15.4.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 48/00
C07H 21/00
C12N 15/00
C12P 21/04
C12P 21/06
C12P 21/08
C07K 16/18

Application no.

98918035.1

Keywords

Main request, auxiliary requests 2 to 7 - added subject-matter (yes)
Auxiliary request 1 - extension of scope of protection (yes)
Auxiliary request 8 - admission (no) (withdrawn in opposition proceedings)

Application title

RECOMBINANT ANTIBODIES SPECIFIC FOR BETA-AMYLOID ENDS, DNA ENCODING AND METHODS OF USE THEREOF

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T002012.20160415

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 404.844K)
T 0920/12 (Solar control coated glass article/PILKINGTON NORTH AMERICA, INC.) of 14.4.2016

Online on

12.07.2016

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

14.4.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C03C 17/34

Application no.

03716744.2

Keywords

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

Application title

REFLECTIVE, SOLAR CONTROL COATED GLASS ARTICLE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T092012.20160414

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D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 417.688K)
T 1059/12 (Single domain antibody/DOMANTIS) of 10.5.2016

Online on

12.07.2016

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

10.5.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07K 16/24

Application no.

05755389.3

Keywords

Main request - inventive step (no)
Auxiliary request 1 - amendments allowable (no)
Auxiliary request 2 - inventive step (no)

Application title

Compositions and methods for treating inflammatory disorders

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T105912.20160510

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 368.780K)
T 1200/12 () of 1.3.2016

Online on

12.07.2016

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

1.3.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B32B 27/32
B65D 65/40

Application no.

01972859.1

Keywords

main request: amendments (allowable), clarity (yes), sufficiency (yes), novelty (yes), inventive step (yes)

Application title

A PACKAGING LAMINATE FOR A RETORTABLE PACKAGING CONTAINER

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T120012.20160301

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 898.204K)
T 1901/12 () of 26.4.2016

Online on

12.07.2016

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

26.4.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A23K 1/18
A23K 1/17
A23K 1/00
A23K 1/16
A61K 9/00

Application no.

04763629.5

Keywords

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

Application title

PALATABLE DUCTILE CHEWABLE VETERINARY COMPOSITION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T190112.20160426

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 509.803K)
T 2189/12 () of 9.6.2016

Online on

12.07.2016

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

9.6.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01L 23/552
H01L 23/66
H01L 25/16
H01P 1/22
H01P 5/08
H01P 1/162

Application no.

05765133.3

Keywords

Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

TRANSMISSION LINE SUBSTRATE AND SEMICONDUCTOR PACKAGE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T218912.20160609

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 349.999K)
T 1479/13 () of 3.6.2016

Online on

12.07.2016

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

3.6.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

E04F 15/02
C09J 7/02
B65H 37/00
A47G 27/04

Application no.

05812737.4

Keywords

Late-filed request - admitted (yes)
Amendments - added subject-matter (no)
Claims - clarity (yes)
Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR FLOOR COVERING INSTALLATION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T147913.20160603

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 368.119K)
T 1844/13 () of 31.5.2016

Online on

12.07.2016

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

31.5.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A23G 3/00

Application no.

03713243.8

Keywords

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

Application title

METHOD FOR CHOCOLATE COATING OF SOFT CONFECTIONERY CENTERS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T184413.20160531

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 411.762K)
T 2349/14 () of 28.6.2016

Online on

12.07.2016

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

28.6.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 9/00
A61K 47/02
A61K 31/4375
A61K 31/47
A61K 31/538

Application no.

09793326.1

Keywords

Amendments - appeal proceedings
Claims - clarity after amendment (yes)
Appeal decision - remittal (yes)

Application title

AEROSOL FLUOROQUINOLONE FORMULATIONS FOR IMPROVED PHARMACOKINETICS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T234914.20160628

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 293.804K)
T 2584/11 () of 14.6.2016

Online on

11.07.2016

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

14.6.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61F 13/515
A61F 13/15

Application no.

00308504.0

Keywords

Admittance - New Main Request - change of case - (no)
Auxiliary Requests 3 to 6 - not allowable
Sufficiency of disclosure - (no)
Auxiliary Request 7 - not admitted

Application title

Laminated absorbent article

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T258411.20160614

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 380.008K)