Decisions in 2017

All board of appeal decisions released for publication in 2017 are shown in the list below by month.

Available months in 2017

July 2017

T 1805/12 () of 22.6.2017

Online on

25.07.2017

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

22.6.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B62M 3/00
B62K 19/34

Application no.

06022160.3

Keywords

Sufficiency of disclosure - (yes)
Sufficiency of disclosure - objection not substantiated
Sufficiency of disclosure - admitted (no)
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

Bicycle bottom bracket assembly

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T180512.20170622

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 362.652K)
T 2249/12 () of 8.6.2017

Online on

25.07.2017

Board

3.5.04

Decision date

8.6.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04N 7/26
H04N 7/32
H04N 7/46
H04N 7/50

Application no.

02738883.4

Keywords

Claims - clarity
Claims - main request, first to fifth auxiliary requests (no)
Amendments - extension beyond the content of the application as filed
Amendments - sixth auxiliary request (yes)
Inventive step - amended sixth auxiliary request (no)
Inventive step - seventh auxiliary request (yes)

Application title

Image encoder, image decoder, image encoding method, and image decoding method

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T224912.20170608

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 475.490K)
T 2492/11 (Data transfer/NEC SOLUTION INNOVATORS) of 10.7.2017

Online on

24.07.2017

Board

3.5.06

Decision date

10.7.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 9/38

Application no.

08158739.6

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)

Application title

Data transfer system, data transfer method, host apparatus and image forming apparatus

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T249211.20170710

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 384.231K)
T 0299/12 (Testosterone transdermal formulation/STRAKAN) of 21.4.2017

Online on

24.07.2017

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

21.4.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 31/56
A61K 47/00
A61K 47/10
A61K 47/12

Application no.

04028426.7

Keywords

Admission: main, auxiliary request 1 (yes)
auxiliary request 2 (no)
Added matter: main, auxiliary request 1 (yes)

Application title

Penetration enhancing and irritation reducing systems comprising testosterone

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T029912.20170421

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 356.111K)
T 1006/12 (Drug holiday regimen/ZP HOLDING) of 19.1.2017

Online on

24.07.2017

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

19.1.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07K 14/575
C07K 14/605
A61K 38/26
A61P 3/10

Application no.

03762471.5

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)

Application title

GLP-1 and methods for treating diabetes

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T100612.20170119

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 396.075K)
T 1592/12 (Herceptin dosage regimen/GENENTECH) of 25.10.2016

Online on

24.07.2017

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

25.10.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 39/395
C07K 16/32

Application no.

00959423.5

Keywords

Sufficiency of disclosure - main (sole) request (no)

Application title

Dosages for treatment with anti-ErbB2 antibodies

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T159212.20161025

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 435.159K)
T 1949/12 () of 10.7.2017

Online on

24.07.2017

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

10.7.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01J 3/46

Application no.

08754622.2

Keywords

Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

METHOD FOR COLOR MATCHING

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T194912.20170710

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 330.315K)
T 2369/12 (Lawsonia intracellularis vaccination of young pigs/BOEHRINGER … of 17.3.2017

Online on

24.07.2017

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

17.3.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 39/02

Application no.

07797730.4

Keywords

Sufficiency of disclosure - (no)

Application title

Vaccination of Young Animals against Lawsonia Intracellularis Infections

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T236912.20170317

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 322.141K)
T 0486/13 () of 14.6.2017

Online on

24.07.2017

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

14.6.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F03D 11/04
F03D 11/00

Application no.

03816335.8

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)
Amendments - allowable (no)
Late-filed request

Application title

METHOD OF MOVING THE ROTATING MEANS OF A WIND TURBINE DURING TRANSPORTATION OR STAND STILL, NACELLE, AUXILIARY DEVICE, AND USE THEREOF

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T048613.20170614

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 449.580K)
T 1030/13 (PROCESS FOR PREPARING CUMENE/ INEOS PHENOL) of 6.12.2016

Online on

24.07.2017

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

6.12.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07C 15/085
C07C 2/86
C07C 39/04
C07C 31/10
C07C 29/145

Application no.

01919301.0

Keywords

Inventive step - obvious alternative

Application title

PROCESS FOR PREPARING CUMENE WHICH IS USED IN THE PREPARATION OF PHENOL

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T103013.20161206

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 340.848K)
T 0875/14 () of 5.7.2017

Online on

24.07.2017

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

5.7.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08G 65/00
C10M 107/34
C10M 173/02

Application no.

05741682.8

Keywords

Novelty - Main request, first and second auxiliary requests (no)
Late-filed auxiliary request - admitted (third auxiliary request: no)
Late-filed argument - admitted (fourth auxiliary request: no)

Application title

FUNCTIONAL FLUIDS CONTAINING ALKYLENE OXIDE COPOLYMERS HAVING LOW PULMONARY TOXICITY

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T087514.20170705

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 476.311K)
T 1876/14 () of 30.5.2017

Online on

24.07.2017

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

30.5.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C22C 21/10
C22F 1/053

Application no.

06734643.7

Keywords

-

Application title

AL-ZN-CU-MG ALUMINUM BASE ALLOYS AND METHODS OF MANUFACTURE AND USE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T187614.20170530

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 484.303K)
T 0488/16 (Dasatinib/BRISTOL-MYERS SQUIB) of 1.2.2017

Online on

24.07.2017

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

1.2.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 31/426
C07C 237/40
C07D 213/81
C07D 213/82
C07D 231/38
C07D 233/90
C07D 239/42
C07D 263/48
C07D 277/56
C07D 409/12
C07D 417/12

Application no.

00922102.9

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)
No plausible solution of the technical problem
Solution to less ambitiously defined problem obvious
Referral to the Enlarged Board of Appeal - (no)

Application title

CYCLIC PROTEIN TYROSINE KINASE INHIBITORS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T048816.20170201

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 673.863K)
T 0758/12 (Selecting psychotropic medications/MAYO FOUNDATION) of 4.7.2017

Online on

21.07.2017

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

4.7.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12Q 1/68

Application no.

07840663.4

Keywords

Main and auxiliary request - patentable invention (no)
Main and auxiliary request - Article 84 EPC (no)

Application title

METHODS FOR SELECTING MEDICATIONS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T075812.20170704

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 296.438K)
T 1153/12 () of 12.5.2017

Online on

21.07.2017

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

12.5.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G10L 19/00

Application no.

06769318.4

Keywords

Sufficiency of disclosure - (no)
Reimbursement of appeal fee - (no)

Application title

METHOD FOR PROCESSING AUDIO SIGNAL

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T115312.20170512

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 306.325K)
T 1897/12 (Schema evolution/ORACLE INTERNATIONAL) of 28.6.2017

Online on

21.07.2017

Board

3.5.07

Decision date

28.6.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 17/30

Application no.

04782033.7

Keywords

Inventive step - all requests (no)

Application title

In-place evolution of XML schemas in databases

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T189712.20170628

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 325.797K)
T 0941/13 () of 20.6.2017

Online on

21.07.2017

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

20.6.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A23L 1/29
A23L 1/30
A23L 1/305
A23L 1/308

Application no.

07747355.1

Keywords

Main request - inventive step (no)
Late-filed auxiliary request - admitted (no)

Application title

Preterm formula

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T094113.20170620

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 435.179K)
T 1564/13 () of 19.5.2017

Online on

21.07.2017

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

19.5.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G03G 9/08
G03G 9/097
G03G 15/09

Application no.

03006475.2

Keywords

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

Application title

Use of a toner and developer for electrophotography, image-forming process cartridge, image-forming apparatus and image-forming process using the toner

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T156413.20170519

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 419.167K)
T 1671/13 () of 14.6.2017

Online on

21.07.2017

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

14.6.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C08G 69/26
G02B 1/04

Application no.

06007399.6

Keywords

Ladung zur mündlichen Verhandlung - Fernbleiben eines Beteiligten
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - nicht naheliegende Änderung

Application title

Transparente, amorphe Polyamidformmassen und deren Verwendung

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T167113.20170614

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 429.309K)
T 0287/14 () of 2.6.2017

Online on

21.07.2017

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

2.6.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08L 23/10

Application no.

03010871.6

Keywords

Main request - Amendments - undisclosed disclaimer - Allowable (no)
First to third auxiliary requests - Late filed - Article 13(1) RPBA - Not admitted
Fourth and fifth auxiliary requests - Late filed - Article 13(3) RPBA - Not admitted

Application title

Polyolefin composition

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T028714.20170602

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 388.894K)
T 2205/14 (Reinigungsanlage/BEKO) of 22.6.2017

Online on

21.07.2017

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

22.6.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B01D 53/86
B01J 23/889

Application no.

07847943.3

Keywords

Zulässigkeit geänderter Patentansprüche nach Regel 137(5) EPÜ (ja)
Änderungen - unzulässige Erweiterung (nein)
Patentansprüche - Klarheit
Patentansprüche - Hauptantrag (ja)
Neuheit - Hauptantrag (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - nicht naheliegende Kombination bekannter Merkmale

Application title

REINIGUNGSANLAGE FÜR GASE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T220514.20170622

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 295.262K)
T 0393/15 (Temperiertes Batteriesystem/LI-TEC) of 17.3.2017

Online on

21.07.2017

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

17.3.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

H01M 10/613
H01M 10/615
H01M 10/6555
H01M 10/6572

Application no.

10700718.9

Keywords

Antrag auf Umschreibung des Patents - eindeutiger Nachweis des Rechtsübergangs (nein)
Zulässigkeit der Beschwerde - Beschwerdebegründung ausschließlich gestützt auf Einwand unter Artikel 83 EPÜ, der erstinstanzlich nicht geltend gemacht worden war
Zulässigkeit der Beschwerde - Beschwerde hinreichend begründet (ja)
Zustimmung der Patentinhaberin zum Text des Patents (ja)
Ausreichende Offenbarung - (ja)
Verspätetes Vorbringen - Komplexität, Stand des Verfahrens, Verfahrensökonomie
Verspätetes Vorbringen - Beweismittel zugelassen (nein)
Verspätetes Vorbringen - Änderung des Vortrags basierend auf allgemeinem Fachwissen zugelassen (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)

Application title

TEMPERIERTES BATTERIESYSTEM II

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T039315.20170317

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 465.814K)
T 0165/12 () of 6.7.2017

Online on

19.07.2017

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

6.7.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06K 9/46
G06K 9/52

Application no.

08251770.7

Keywords

Claims - main request
Claims - support in the description (no)
Inventive step - auxiliary request (no)

Application title

Method and system for edge detection

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T016512.20170706

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 312.839K)
T 0302/13 () of 4.7.2017

Online on

19.07.2017

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

4.7.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F04D 17/12
F04D 29/62

Application no.

04797679.0

Keywords

Grounds for opposition - insufficiency of disclosure (no)

Application title

MULTISTAGE CENTRIFUGAL COMPRESSOR

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T030213.20170704

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 294.382K)
T 1936/13 (OLANZAPINE/Lesvi) of 27.6.2017

Online on

19.07.2017

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

27.6.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 9/32
A61K 31/551

Application no.

06841451.5

Keywords

Inventive step - main and auxiliary requests (no); bonus effect.

Application title

ORAL FORMULATION OF ANHYDROUS OLANZAPINE FORM I

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T193613.20170627

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 393.663K)
T 1049/11 (Multi layer record carrier/KONINKLIJKE PHILIPS) of 10.5.2017

Online on

18.07.2017

Board

3.5.07

Decision date

10.5.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G11B 7/00

Application no.

04737212.3

Keywords

Admissibility of appeal - (yes)
Claims - clarity after amendment (yes)
Claims - support in the description (yes)
Sufficiency of disclosure - (yes)
Remittal to the department of first instance - (yes)

Application title

Method of recording information on a multi layer record carrier, and device for recording on a dual layer record carrier

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T104911.20170510

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 407.032K)
T 1138/12 () of 9.5.2017

Online on

18.07.2017

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

9.5.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F01D 5/28
C23C 30/00
G01N 1/00

Application no.

06002582.2

Keywords

Neuheit - Hauptantrag und Hilfsantrag 1 (nein)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hilfsantrag 3 und 6 (nein)
Spät eingereichte Hilfsanträge 4 und 5
Spät eingereichte Hilfsanträge - Verfahrensökonomie
Spät eingereichte Hilfsanträge - zugelassen (nein)
Spät eingereichte Hilfsanträge - Antrag eindeutig gewährbar (nein)
Rückzahlung der Beschwerdegebühr - (nein)
Rückzahlung der Beschwerdegebühr - wesentlicher Verfahrensmangel (nein)
Parteistellung Einsprechende

Application title

Verfahren zum Herstellen einer Beschichtungsprobe

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T113812.20170509

Distribution

B

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 529.940K)
T 1147/12 () of 23.6.2017

Online on

18.07.2017

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

23.6.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G10L 19/14

Application no.

10180379.9

Keywords

Late-filed request - request clearly allowable (no)
Late-filed request - admitted (no)

Application title

Speech encoding method and system

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T114712.20170623

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 332.517K)
T 1638/12 () of 21.6.2017

Online on

18.07.2017

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

21.6.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01H 47/00

Application no.

01952690.4

Keywords

Late-filed document - admitted (yes)
Novelty - (no)

Application title

Self-powered switching device

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T163812.20170621

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 306.184K)
T 2055/12 (Amyloidogenic disease/JANSSEN) of 1.12.2016

Online on

18.07.2017

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

1.12.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 39/00
A61K 39/39
A61P 25/28

Application no.

06075704.4

Keywords

"sufficiency of disclosure - all claim requests (no)"

Application title

Prevention and treatment of amyloidogenic disease

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T205512.20161201

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 397.334K)
T 0574/13 (Nombre de Péclet liquide/IFP-ENI) of 13.5.2016

Online on

18.07.2017

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

13.5.2016

Proc. language

FR

IPC

C10G 2/00

Application no.

01909933.2

Keywords

Recevabilité de certains documents produits en appel (oui)
Possibilité d'exécuter l'invention - exposé de l'invention permettant sa mise en œuvre (oui)
Renvoi à la première instance - (oui)

Application title

PROCEDE DE PRODUCTION D'HYDROCARBURES A PARTIR DE GAZ DE SYNTHESE DANS UN REACTEUR TRIPHASIQUE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T057413.20160513

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 609.208K)
T 2093/15 () of 7.4.2017

Online on

18.07.2017

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

7.4.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04R 3/00

Application no.

10151410.7

Keywords

Sufficiency of disclosure - (no)

Application title

Passive group delay beam forming

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T209315.20170407

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 294.558K)
T 2346/11 () of 9.6.2017

Online on

17.07.2017

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

9.6.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G10L 19/14

Application no.

09152356.3

Keywords

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

Application title

Gain smoothing for speech coding

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T234611.20170609

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 337.989K)
T 2484/11 () of 21.6.2017

Online on

17.07.2017

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

21.6.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G10L 19/14

Application no.

09152357.1

Keywords

Late-filed request - request clearly allowable (no)
Late-filed request - admitted (no)

Application title

Adaptive codebook gain control for speech coding

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T248411.20170621

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 331.351K)
T 0937/12 () of 6.7.2017

Online on

17.07.2017

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

6.7.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01L 33/00

Application no.

07254673.2

Keywords

Amendments - extension beyond the content of the application as filed (no)
Claims - clarity (yes)
Remittal to the department of first instance - (yes)

Application title

Light emitting device and method for manufacturing the same

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T093712.20170706

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 329.899K)
T 0969/12 (Access control/ORACLE) of 21.6.2017

Online on

17.07.2017

Board

3.5.06

Decision date

21.6.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 9/46

Application no.

00908421.1

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)

Application title

ENTITLEMENT MANAGEMENT AND ACCESS CONTROL SYSTEM

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T096912.20170621

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 336.303K)
T 1825/12 (Active immunisation in treating amyloidogenic disease/JANSSEN) of 24.11.2016

Online on

17.07.2017

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

24.11.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 39/00
A61K 39/39
A61P 25/28

Application no.

06075479.3

Keywords

Sufficiency of disclosure - all claim requests (no)

Application title

Prevention and treatment of amyloidogenic disease

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T182512.20161124

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 374.792K)
T 0080/13 (Fadenalgen/SÖLL GMBH) of 28.6.2017

Online on

17.07.2017

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

28.6.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C02F 1/50
A01K 61/00
A01N 1/00
C02F 103/20
C02F 1/72
C02F 1/66

Application no.

06805377.6

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Aufgabe-Lösungs-Ansatz
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (nein)

Application title

ZUSAMMENSETZUNG ZUR VERNICHTUNG VON FADENALGEN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T008013.20170628

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 364.068K)
T 2440/13 (Rituximab/BIOGEN) of 20.9.2016

Online on

17.07.2017

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

20.9.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 39/395

Application no.

05022104.3

Keywords

Main request, auxiliary requests 1 to 3: amendments - allowable (no)

Application title

Chimeric anti-CD20 antibody, rituxan, for use in the treatment of chronic lymphocytic leukemia

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T244013.20160920

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 416.613K)
T 1179/14 (Reducing security risk/KASPERSKY) of 20.6.2017

Online on

17.07.2017

Board

3.5.06

Decision date

20.6.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 21/00

Application no.

12164389.4

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)

Application title

System and method for reducing security risk in computer network

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T117914.20170620

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 322.712K)
T 0026/17 () of 12.7.2017

Online on

17.07.2017

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

12.7.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F02N 3/02
F16F 15/121
F02N 5/02

Application no.

03808023.0

Keywords

-

Application title

RECOIL STARTER WITH DAMPER/BUFFERING SPRING

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T002617.20170712

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 222.689K)
T 1635/11 () of 2.6.2017

Online on

14.07.2017

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

2.6.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G10L 19/14

Application no.

09152359.7

Keywords

Late-filed request - request clearly allowable (no)
Late-filed request - admitted (no)

Application title

Open-loop pitch processing for speech coding

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T163511.20170602

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 315.125K)
T 1637/11 () of 7.6.2017

Online on

14.07.2017

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

7.6.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G10L 19/14

Application no.

09152360.5

Keywords

Late-filed request - request clearly allowable (no)
Late-filed request - admitted (no)

Application title

Selection of scalar quantization(SQ) and vector quantization (VQ) for speech coding

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T163711.20170607

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 332.222K)
T 0360/12 () of 30.5.2017

Online on

14.07.2017

Board

3.5.04

Decision date

30.5.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04N 5/445
H04N 5/765

Application no.

05077271.4

Keywords

Late-filed main request - admitted (yes)
Late-filed first auxiliary request - need for additional search (yes)
Late-filed second and third auxiliary requests - admitted (yes)
Main request - Amendments - added subject-matter (yes)
Inventive step - second and third auxiliary requests (no)

Application title

Electronic program guide with digital storage

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T036012.20170530

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 471.108K)
T 1055/13 (Two-wire field-mounted process device/ROSEMOUNT) of 7.6.2017

Online on

14.07.2017

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

7.6.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G05B 19/05

Application no.

01933150.3

Keywords

Added subject-matter (yes) - all requests

Application title

TWO-WIRE FIELD-MOUNTED PROCESS DEVICE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T105513.20170607

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 318.897K)
T 1360/14 () of 11.5.2017

Online on

14.07.2017

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

11.5.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B21D 13/04
E04C 2/08

Application no.

06121479.7

Keywords

Late-filed auxiliary requests - admitted (no)
Claims - clarity
Claims - auxiliary requests 1,2,3,4,7 (no)
Novelty - main request & auxiliary requests 5,6 (no)

Application title

Thin plate, method for manufacturing a thin plate, and apparatus for manufacturing a thin plate

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T136014.20170511

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 468.159K)
T 1535/14 () of 13.6.2017

Online on

14.07.2017

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

13.6.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F16D 65/56
F16D 55/00

Application no.

07104598.3

Keywords

Novelty - main request (no)
Inventive step - auxiliary request (yes)
Amendments - extension beyond the content of the application as filed (no)
Postponement of oral proceedings (no)

Application title

Disc brake

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T153514.20170613

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 315.316K)
T 1669/15 (SP3D promoter sequences/ENZA ZADEN) of 9.3.2017

Online on

14.07.2017

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

9.3.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12N 15/82
A01H 5/00

Application no.

07802565.7

Keywords

Grounds for opposition - subject-matter extends beyond content of earlier application (yes)

Application title

Promotor sequence and gene construct for increasing crop yield in tomato

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T166915.20170309

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 391.085K)
T 1634/11 () of 31.5.2017

Online on

13.07.2017

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

31.5.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G10L 19/14

Application no.

09152354.8

Keywords

Late-filed request - change of subject-matter
Late-filed request - request clearly allowable (no)
Late-filed request - admitted (no)

Application title

Codebook sharing for LSF quantization

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T163411.20170531

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 309.502K)
T 1151/12 () of 5.5.2017

Online on

13.07.2017

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

5.5.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G10L 19/00

Application no.

06769319.2

Keywords

Sufficiency of disclosure - (no)
Reimbursement of appeal fee - (no)

Application title

METHOD FOR GENERATING ENCODED AUDIO SIGNAL AMD METHOD FOR PROCESSING AUDIO SIGNAL

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T115112.20170505

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 325.367K)
T 1155/12 () of 17.5.2017

Online on

13.07.2017

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

17.5.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G10L 19/00

Application no.

06769309.3

Keywords

Sufficiency of disclosure - (no)
Late-filed auxiliary requests - admitted (no)

Application title

METHOD FOR GENERATING ENCODED AUDIO SIGNAL AND METHOD FOR PROCESSING AUDIO SIGNAL

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T115512.20170517

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 378.567K)
T 1266/12 () of 13.6.2017

Online on

13.07.2017

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

13.6.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B62M 25/04

Application no.

05016841.8

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)
Verspätetes Vorbringen nicht zugelassen

Application title

Verstelleinrichtung für Triggerschalter

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T126612.20170613

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 453.592K)
T 2416/12 (Search engine/YAHOO) of 10.7.2017

Online on

13.07.2017

Board

3.5.07

Decision date

10.7.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 17/30

Application no.

99932529.3

Keywords

Novelty - main request (yes)
Claims - clarity
Claims - main request (yes)
Amendments - added subject-matter (no)
Remittal to the department of first instance (yes)

Application title

Search engine using sales and revenue to weight search results

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T241612.20170710

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 346.963K)
T 2241/13 (Soybean resistance pathogens/MONSANTO) of 1.6.2017

Online on

13.07.2017

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

1.6.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12Q 1/68

Application no.

07867133.6

Keywords

Main request and seventh auxiliary request - admitted into the appeal proceedings (yes)
Main request - added subject-matter (yes)
Seventh auxiliary request - inventive step (no)

Application title

A METHOD TO IDENTIFY DISEASE RESISTANT QUANTITATIVE TRAIT LOCI IN SOYBEAN AND COMPOSITIONS THEREOF

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T224113.20170601

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 393.266K)
T 0046/15 () of 9.6.2017

Online on

13.07.2017

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

9.6.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F02C 7/36
F04D 25/02
F16D 33/10
F16H 61/14
F16H 45/02
F16H 47/08

Application no.

06007844.1

Keywords

Amendments - allowable (no)
Divisional application - subject-matter extends beyond content of earlier application (yes)

Application title

Compressor starting torque converter

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T004615.20170609

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 305.614K)
T 0125/15 (WATER-SOLUBLE FILMS COMPRISING LOW-VISCOSITY ALGINATES/Uppsalagruppen … of 11.5.2017

Online on

13.07.2017

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

11.5.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 47/36
A61K 9/70
A61P 25/34
A61P 29/00
A61K 36/03

Application no.

06844046.0

Keywords

Amendments - Yes
Clarity of the term "water-soluble" - Yes
Novelty - Yes

Application title

WATER-SOLUBLE FILMS COMPRISING LOW-VISCOSITY ALGINATES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T012515.20170511

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 288.496K)
T 0985/15 (Metadata generation tool/SONY) of 19.6.2017

Online on

13.07.2017

Board

3.5.07

Decision date

19.6.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G11B 27/028
G11B 27/032
H04N 5/765

Application no.

00310327.2

Keywords

Admissibility of appeal - appeal sufficiently substantiated (yes)
Inventive step - all requests (no)

Application title

Method of generating audio and/or video signals and apparatus therefore

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T098515.20170619

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 358.292K)
T 0095/17 (Missing statement of grounds/ELSEVIER) of 7.7.2017

Online on

13.07.2017

Board

3.5.07

Decision date

7.7.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 17/30

Application no.

07250328.7

Keywords

Admissibility of appeal - missing statement of grounds

Application title

Systems and methods for saving and applying user-specified file naming conventions

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T009517.20170707

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 227.916K)
J 0013/14 () of 13.12.2016

Online on

12.07.2017

Board

3.1.01

Decision date

13.12.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

-

Application no.

-

Keywords

Application filed in the language of the earlier application (no) - translation required or admissible (no) - correction of inadmissible language (no) - amendment of inadmissible language (no) - application treated as divisional application (no)

Application title

-

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:J001314.20161213

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 528.279K)
T 1783/12 () of 12.5.2017

Online on

12.07.2017

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

12.5.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A61B 17/00
A61B 17/12

Application no.

07723515.8

Keywords

Zulässigkeit der Beschwerde (nein)

Application title

OCCLUSIONSINSTRUMENT UND VERFAHREN ZU DESSEN HERSTELLUNG

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T178312.20170512

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 304.463K)
T 0100/14 () of 29.6.2017

Online on

12.07.2017

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

29.6.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08F 297/08
C08L 23/14
C08F 2/34
C08F 2/00
C08F 210/06

Application no.

06725255.1

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)
Inventive step - Main and auxiliary request

Application title

PROPYLENE POLYMER COMPOSITION FOR THERMOFORMING

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T010014.20170629

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 342.338K)
T 2150/12 () of 13.6.2017

Online on

11.07.2017

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

13.6.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01L 29/06

Application no.

04700653.1

Keywords

Late-filed argument - admitted (yes)
Late-filed request - justification for late filing (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

EDGE RING TERMINATION FOR SILICON CARBIDE DEVICES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T215012.20170613

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 336.959K)
T 1786/14 (Wertdokument/Giesecke & Devrient) of 28.6.2017

Online on

11.07.2017

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

28.6.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

D21H 21/48
B42D 15/00
G06K 19/14

Application no.

99932413.0

Keywords

Spät eingereichter Antrag - Rechtfertigung für späte Vorlage (ja)
Änderungen - Erweiterung über den Inhalt der Anmeldung in der eingereichten Fassung hinaus (nein)
Patentansprüche - Klarheit
Patentansprüche - Hauptantrag (nein)

Application title

WERTDOKUMENT

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T178614.20170628

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 354.291K)
T 0754/15 () of 13.6.2017

Online on

11.07.2017

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

13.6.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B66F 17/00
B66F 9/22

Application no.

09159498.6

Keywords

Inventive step (yes)

Application title

A load weight measuring device for a multi-stage mast forklift truck

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T075415.20170613

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 264.045K)
T 1738/15 (Providing touch lists/APPLE) of 29.6.2017

Online on

11.07.2017

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

29.6.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 3/048
G06F 17/30

Application no.

11184223.3

Keywords

Added subject-matter - (no, after amendment)
Clarity - (yes, after amendment)
Remittal to the first instance for further prosecution - (yes)

Application title

Touch event model programming interface

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T173815.20170629

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 301.302K)
T 1739/15 (Receiving touch lists/APPLE) of 5.7.2017

Online on

11.07.2017

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

5.7.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 3/048
G06F 17/30

Application no.

11184224.1

Keywords

Added subject-matter - (no, after amendment)
Clarity - (yes, after amendment)
Remittal to the first instance for further prosecution - (yes)

Application title

Touch event model programming interface

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T173915.20170705

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 268.963K)
T 0696/16 () of 30.5.2017

Online on

11.07.2017

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

30.5.2017

Proc. language

FR

IPC

A47J 31/36

Application no.

10752395.3

Keywords

Recevabilité du recours - recours suffisamment motivé (oui)
Modifications - extension au-delà du contenu de la demande telle que déposée (non)
Possibilité d'exécuter l'invention - (oui)
Nouveauté - (oui)
Activité inventive - (oui)
Document produit tardivement - recevable (oui)

Application title

DISPOSITIF POUR LA PRÉPARATION D'UNE BOISSON EXTRAITE À PARTIR D'UNE CAPSULE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T069616.20170530

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 413.042K)
T 0553/89 () of 10.9.1990

Online on

11.07.2017

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

10.9.1990

Proc. language

FR

IPC

G01B 5/00

Application no.

83401842.6

Keywords

Inventive step
Activité inventive oui

Application title

Dispositif pour le contrôle de la position de la tête des amortisseurs de la suspension avant d'un véhicule

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:1990:T055389.19900910

Distribution

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 551.439K)
T 0603/12 () of 12.6.2017

Online on

10.07.2017

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

12.6.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H05B 41/295

Application no.

07397003.0

Keywords

Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

Electronic ballast for fluorescent lamp

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T060312.20170612

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 312.236K)
T 1154/12 (Extrudable hydraulic composition/SHIN-ETSU) of 24.3.2017

Online on

10.07.2017

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

24.3.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C04B 24/38
C04B 28/02

Application no.

03251442.4

Keywords

Request to reject as inadmissible a claim request filed with the grounds of appeal - rejected
Amendments - added subject-matter (no)
Sufficiency of disclosure - (yes)
Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

Admixture and extrudable hydraulic composition

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T115412.20170324

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 387.726K)
T 1760/12 () of 30.3.2017

Online on

10.07.2017

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

30.3.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61M 1/36

Application no.

00904283.9

Keywords

Late-filed auxiliary request - admitted (yes)
Amendments - extension beyond the content of the application as filed (no) - extension of protection of the patent (no)
Claim - clarity (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

Apparatus for dialysis with blood-warmer

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T176012.20170330

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 603.688K)
T 2582/12 () of 7.6.2017

Online on

10.07.2017

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

7.6.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G07B 17/00

Application no.

03029883.0

Keywords

Amendments - shift of scope of protection (yes)

Application title

System for tracking mailpieces

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T258212.20170607

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 265.175K)
T 0388/13 () of 11.5.2017

Online on

10.07.2017

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

11.5.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B66B 11/08

Application no.

00980037.6

Keywords

Late-filed document - admitted (yes)
Remittal to the department of first instance - (yes)

Application title

HOIST FOR ELEVATOR

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T038813.20170511

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 370.278K)
T 0662/13 () of 18.5.2017

Online on

10.07.2017

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

18.5.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61F 13/534
A61F 13/539

Application no.

05000392.0

Keywords

Sufficiency of disclosure - (no)

Application title

End seal for an absorbent core

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T066213.20170518

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 315.729K)
T 0740/13 () of 25.4.2017

Online on

10.07.2017

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

25.4.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B66F 9/24

Application no.

06008814.3

Keywords

Neuheit - (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)

Application title

Flurförderzeug mit einer elektrischen Steuerungseinheit

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T074013.20170425

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 338.681K)
T 1535/13 () of 3.7.2017

Online on

10.07.2017

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

3.7.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61F 13/84
D04H 1/42
D04H 1/54
D01F 1/10
A61F 13/532
A61F 13/534
A61F 13/535
A61F 13/533
A61F 13/15
A61F 13/536
A61F 13/53

Application no.

02794326.5

Keywords

Basis of decision - text or agreement to text withdrawn by patent proprietor
Basis of decision - patent revoked
Examination of the opposition - revocation of the patent at request of the patent proprietor

Application title

ABSORBENT ARTICLE WITH STABILIZED ABSORBENT STRUCTURE HAVING NON-UNIFORM LATERAL COMPRESSION STIFFNESS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T153513.20170703

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 243.925K)
T 1634/13 () of 25.4.2017

Online on

10.07.2017

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

25.4.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B23K 35/26

Application no.

01400534.2

Keywords

Grounds for opposition - added subject-matter (no)
Grounds for opposition - insufficiency of disclosure (no)
Novelty - (yes)
Novelty - selection from a range
Inventive step - after amendment
Inventive step - (yes)
Inventive step - auxiliary request (yes)
Claims - clarity
Claims - auxiliary request (yes)
Amendments - allowable (yes)

Application title

Use of silver in a lead-free solder paste

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T163413.20170425

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 506.449K)
T 0742/14 () of 25.4.2017

Online on

10.07.2017

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

25.4.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B32B 27/36
B32B 27/08
B32B 27/30
B32B 17/10

Application no.

01107640.3

Keywords

Anspruchsauslegung - Bedeutung der Formulierung "Gegenstand aus einem Material" (vorliegend "Innenschicht aus einem transparenten Kunststoff") (siehe Punkt 1.5.2)
Neuheit

Application title

Transparenter Mehrschicht-Verbund

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T074214.20170425

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 382.921K)
T 2203/14 (Corrosion resistant part/Shimano) of 17.5.2017

Online on

10.07.2017

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

17.5.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C25D 11/04
C25D 11/20
C09D 5/44
C25D 11/18

Application no.

04028690.8

Keywords

Grounds for opposition - added subject-matter (yes)
Late-filed request - admitted (no)

Application title

Corrosion resistant part and method for manufacturing same

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T220314.20170517

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 352.340K)
T 1034/15 (Sliding window/ASAHI GLASS) of 31.5.2017

Online on

10.07.2017

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

31.5.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C03C 17/00
C03C 23/00
B32B 17/10
C03B 37/04
C03B 27/004
C03B 27/044
C03B 27/04

Application no.

01128417.1

Keywords

Sufficiency of disclosure - enabling disclosure (no)

Application title

Laminated glass and glass plate used for producing it

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T103415.20170531

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 360.463K)
T 1454/16 () of 8.6.2017

Online on

10.07.2017

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

8.6.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 9/00
A61K 31/00
A61K 31/42
A61K 45/06
A61P 31/02

Application no.

11175483.4

Keywords

Amended request - accepted (yes)
Divisional application - subject-matter extends beyond content of earlier application (no, after amendment)
Appeal decision - remittal to the department of first instance (yes)

Application title

Methods of reducing microbial contamination

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T145416.20170608

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 288.752K)
T 2165/11 (Secure messaging/SECURENVOY) of 17.5.2017

Online on

07.07.2017

Board

3.5.06

Decision date

17.5.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 1/00

Application no.

03254769.7

Keywords

Inventive step - after amendment

Application title

Secure messaging

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T216511.20170517

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 465.266K)
T 0063/13 () of 3.5.2017

Online on

07.07.2017

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

3.5.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A01B 45/02
A01D 34/04

Application no.

06011824.7

Keywords

Neuheit - (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)
Spät eingereichte Beweismittel - Änderungen nach Anberaumung der mündlichen Verhandlung

Application title

Fahrzeug

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T006313.20170503

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 387.530K)
T 0296/13 () of 9.6.2017

Online on

07.07.2017

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

9.6.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A01J 5/08
B08B 9/00
F16K 7/17
A01J 7/04
A01J 7/02

Application no.

04768874.2

Keywords

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

Application title

MILKING EQUIPMENT AND METHOD

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T029613.20170609

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 410.737K)
T 1503/13 () of 4.7.2017

Online on

07.07.2017

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

4.7.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01F 23/00

Application no.

08770011.8

Keywords

Admissibility of amended claims under Rule 137(5) EPC - yes
Novelty and inventive step
Novelty - yes

Application title

DISTRIBUTED MONITORING AND CONTROL FLUID HANDLING SYSTEM

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T150313.20170704

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 377.354K)
T 1635/13 () of 21.6.2017

Online on

07.07.2017

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

21.6.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08F 20/06
A61L 15/00

Application no.

02805022.7

Keywords

Amendments - allowable (no) (Main Request, Auxiliary Requests I-XI)
Late-filed auxiliary requests - admitted (no)
Objection pursuant to Rule 106 EPC- dismissed

Application title

ACRYLIC ACID COMPOSITION AND ITS PRODUCTION PROCESS, AND PROCESS FOR PRODUCING WATER-ABSORBENT RESIN USING THIS ACRYLIC ACID COMPOSITION, AND WATER-ABSORBENT RESIN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T163513.20170621

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 407.049K)
T 2092/13 () of 22.6.2017

Online on

07.07.2017

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

22.6.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01B 11/06
G01B 21/08

Application no.

09000629.7

Keywords

Substantial procedural violation (yes)
Remittal to the department of first instance and reimbursement of the appeal fee (yes)

Application title

Measurement of hot container wall thickness

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T209213.20170622

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 323.961K)
T 0748/14 () of 16.5.2017

Online on

07.07.2017

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

16.5.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F41H 5/04

Application no.

06003154.9

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)

Application title

Armour plate with spall layers

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T074814.20170516

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 301.802K)
T 0036/15 () of 4.4.2017

Online on

07.07.2017

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

4.4.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F28G 13/00
F23J 1/00

Application no.

04030137.6

Keywords

-

Application title

Vorrichtung zur Reinigung von Verschmutzungen in Wärmetauschern, Abhitzekesseln und Brennkammern

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T003615.20170404

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 353.771K)
T 0090/17 () of 4.7.2017

Online on

07.07.2017

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

4.7.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A01N 57/20

Application no.

10010489.2

Keywords

Zulässigkeit der Beschwerde - Beschwerdebegründung (nicht eingelegt)

Application title

Herbizide Mittel für tolerante oder resistente Maiskulturen

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T009017.20170704

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 224.753K)
T 0717/12 () of 30.5.2017

Online on

06.07.2017

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

30.5.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G07D 7/12

Application no.

07724161.0

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hauptantrag (ja)

Application title

VORRICHTUNG UND VERFAHREN ZUR OPTISCHEN UNTERSUCHUNG VON WERTDOKUMENTEN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T071712.20170530

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 369.577K)
T 1418/12 () of 28.6.2017

Online on

06.07.2017

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

28.6.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H03B 5/06
H03B 5/36

Application no.

05712098.2

Keywords

Inventive step - (yes)
Inventive step - could-would approach

Application title

A Method and Apparatus for Reducing the Start Time of a VCXO

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T141812.20170628

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 295.757K)
T 1543/15 () of 26.6.2017

Online on

06.07.2017

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

26.6.2017

Proc. language

FR

IPC

C08J 7/18
C09D 11/00

Application no.

09290970.4

Keywords

Activité inventive - (oui)

Application title

Composition de vernis pour substrat imprimé par jet d'encre

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T154315.20170626

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 322.797K)
T 2465/09 (Tracking of assets/SPECTRUM TRACKING SYSTEMS) of 1.6.2017

Online on

05.07.2017

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

1.6.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06Q 10/00
G01S 5/00
G01S 1/00

Application no.

04814127.9

Keywords

Novelty - (yes)
Novelty - combination of passages related to different disclosures not permissible
Inventive step - (no)

Application title

METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR PROVIDING TRACKING SERVICES TO LOCATE AN ASSET

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T246509.20170601

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 336.737K)
T 0344/12 () of 17.3.2017

Online on

05.07.2017

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

17.3.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B42D 15/00
B41M 3/10

Application no.

06706763.7

Keywords

Zulässigkeit der Anträge (ja)
Neuheit (alle Anträge: ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit (alle Anträge: nein)

Application title

Datenträger mit Halbtonbild

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T034412.20170317

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 562.021K)
T 1401/12 () of 12.5.2017

Online on

05.07.2017

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

12.5.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A47L 9/02

Application no.

01918149.4

Keywords

Admission of main- and aux. requests 1-4 (yes)
Added subject-matter - main- and aux. requests 1-3 (yes)
Added subject-matter - aux. request 4 (no)
Sufficiency of disclosure - aux. request 4 (yes)
Novelty and Inventive step of claim 1 of aux. request 4 (yes)

Application title

VACUUM CLEANER NOZZLE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T140112.20170512

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 1.889M)
T 0903/13 (Conditional access to encrypted content data/SONY) of 18.5.2017

Online on

05.07.2017

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

18.5.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04L 9/00

Application no.

04717990.8

Keywords

Inventive step - after amendment

Application title

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR PROTECTING THE TRANSFER OF DATA

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T090313.20170518

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 269.056K)
T 1126/13 (Message processing/SAP) of 28.6.2017

Online on

05.07.2017

Board

3.5.06

Decision date

28.6.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 9/54

Application no.

07022874.7

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)

Application title

Message processing using queues

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T112613.20170628

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 288.534K)
T 0973/14 () of 29.6.2017

Online on

05.07.2017

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

29.6.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01N 31/10
C10G 11/18
B01J 8/24

Application no.

02727601.3

Keywords

Novelty and inventive step
Novelty - (yes, amended claims)

Application title

PROCESS FOR SMALL-SCALE TESTING OF FCC CATALYSTS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T097314.20170629

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 392.768K)
T 2317/14 (Verfahren zur NOX und N2O-Verringerung/ThyssenKrupp) of 22.5.2017

Online on

05.07.2017

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

22.5.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B01D 53/86
B01J 8/04
B01J 8/02
B01J 19/30
B01J 29/06

Application no.

03735591.4

Keywords

Spät eingereichter Antrag - zugelassen (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)

Application title

VERFAHREN UND VORRICHTUNG ZUR VERRINGERUNG DES GEHALTS AN NOX UND N2O IN GASEN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T231714.20170522

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 467.249K)
T 0360/15 () of 17.5.2017

Online on

05.07.2017

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

17.5.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B63H 5/16

Application no.

10164448.2

Keywords

Inventive step (no)
Admission of new requests (no)

Application title

Ducted pre-swirl stator assembly

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T036015.20170517

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 280.522K)
T 0954/15 () of 1.6.2017

Online on

05.07.2017

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

1.6.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C09J 7/04
D04H 3/04

Application no.

08152261.7

Keywords

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

Application title

Handeinreißbares Gewebe-Klebeband

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T095415.20170601

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 381.172K)
T 1085/15 () of 1.6.2017

Online on

05.07.2017

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

1.6.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B64C 25/24
F16H 25/24

Application no.

09251807.5

Keywords

Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

Actuator

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T108515.20170601

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 358.897K)
T 1434/15 (Honycomb filter with large and small volume cells/IBIDEN) of 11.5.2017

Online on

05.07.2017

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

11.5.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B01D 46/24

Application no.

10156322.9

Keywords

Admissibility of appeal - appeal sufficiently substantiated (yes)
Main request - admitted (yes)
Amendments - main request
Amendments - added subject-matter (yes)
Late-filed auxiliary requests - admitted (no)

Application title

Honeycomb filter

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T143415.20170511

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 395.640K)
T 1737/15 (Conveying touch lists/APPLE) of 20.6.2017

Online on

05.07.2017

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

20.6.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 3/048
G06F 17/30

Application no.

11184222.5

Keywords

Added subject-matter - (no, after amendment)
Clarity - (yes, after amendment)
Remittal to the first instance for further prosecution - (yes)

Application title

Touch event model programming interface

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T173715.20170620

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 265.366K)
T 0713/11 () of 22.11.2016

Online on

04.07.2017

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

22.11.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F16L 11/16

Application no.

02803337.1

Keywords

Late-filed requests
Late-filed request - incomplete substantiation (not admitted)

Application title

A flexible pipe with a tensile reinforcement

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T071311.20161122

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 347.591K)
T 1946/11 () of 26.1.2017

Online on

04.07.2017

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

26.1.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B41F 33/00

Application no.

05744028.1

Keywords

Neuheit - (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)

Application title

Inline-Messung und Regelung bei Druckmaschinen

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T194611.20170126

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 389.049K)
T 0578/12 () of 8.6.2017

Online on

04.07.2017

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

8.6.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G07F 7/08
G06Q 50/00
G06Q 90/00

Application no.

06790328.6

Keywords

Inventive step - all requests (no)

Application title

DISPENSING OF RESTRICTED GOODS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T057812.20170608

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 488.280K)
T 1778/12 () of 10.1.2017

Online on

04.07.2017

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

10.1.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B42D 15/10

Application no.

03767369.6

Keywords

Ausreichende Offenbarung - Ausführbarkeit (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)

Application title

Mehrschichtlaminat

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T177812.20170110

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 443.426K)
T 1996/12 (Medizinischer Schaum/CHEMISCHE FABRIK KREUSSLER & CO. GMBH) of 23.5.2017

Online on

04.07.2017

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

23.5.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B01F 13/00
B01F 5/04
B01F 3/04
B01F 3/20

Application no.

03001079.7

Keywords

Ausreichende Offenbarung - Ausführbarkeit (ja)
Neuheit - (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hauptantrag (nein)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hilfsantrag (ja)

Application title

Vorrichtung zur Erzeugung vom medizinischem Schaum

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T199612.20170523

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 376.206K)
T 2311/13 () of 17.5.2017

Online on

04.07.2017

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

17.5.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A61L 2/18
A01N 31/02
A01N 59/26

Application no.

06100915.5

Keywords

Hauptantrag und Hilfsanträge 1-6: erfinderische Tätigkeit (nein) - Verbesserung nicht glaubhaft - umformulierte Aufgabe - naheliegende Lösung
Hilfsantrag 7: Erweiterung über den Inhalt der Anmeldung in der eingereichten Fassung hinaus (nein), Erweiterung des Patentschutzes (nein)
Neuheit - (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - nicht naheliegende Alternative

Application title

Viruzides Desinfektionsmittel

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T231113.20170517

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 431.995K)
T 0498/14 () of 16.5.2017

Online on

04.07.2017

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

16.5.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B60C 25/138

Application no.

06005915.1

Keywords

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

Application title

Tool for automatically assembling or disassembling a tyre to/from a wheel rim

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T049814.20170516

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 369.307K)
T 1311/15 () of 9.3.2017

Online on

04.07.2017

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

9.3.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C09K 5/04

Application no.

09773598.9

Keywords

Grounds for opposition - insufficiency of disclosure (no)
Grounds for opposition - alleged effect not a feature of the claims
Appeal decision - remittal to the department of first instance (yes)

Application title

REFRIGERANT COMPOSITION COMPRISING 1,1,1,2-TETRAFLUOROETHANE (HFC134a) AND 2,3,3,3-TETRAFLUOROPROPENE (HFO1234yf)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T131115.20170309

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 302.878K)
T 1436/15 (NOx conversion rate after regeneration/IBIDEN) of 11.5.2017

Online on

04.07.2017

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

11.5.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B01D 46/24

Application no.

10156879.8

Keywords

Sufficiency of disclosure - main request (yes)
Inventive step - main request (yes)
Inventive step - improvement credible (yes)

Application title

Honeycomb filter

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T143615.20170511

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 342.605K)
T 0248/16 () of 31.3.2017

Online on

04.07.2017

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

31.3.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61Q 13/00
A61K 8/04
A61K 8/11
A61K 8/27
A61K 8/37
A61K 8/73
A61L 9/04
C11D 3/50
D06M 13/00

Application no.

01948261.1

Keywords

Admissibility of appeal - appeal sufficiently substantiated (yes)
Main and auxiliary requests 1 to 7: inventive step (no) - obvious alternative

Application title

FRAGRANCE COMPOSITIONS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T024816.20170331

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 382.216K)
T 0380/16 () of 12.4.2017

Online on

04.07.2017

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

12.4.2017

Proc. language

FR

IPC

B29C 53/38
B29C 65/40
B65D 35/00

Application no.

07826494.2

Keywords

Requête produite tardivement - recevable (non)
Document produit tardivement - recevable (non)
Nouveauté - suffisance de l'exposé (oui)
Nouveauté - requête subsidiaire (non)

Application title

Procédé et dispositif de soudage intérieur de tubes en matière plastique

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T038016.20170412

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 388.622K)
J 0007/16 () of 28.6.2017

Online on

03.07.2017

Board

3.1.01

Decision date

28.6.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

E05D 11/00
E06B 5/11

Application no.

11812841.2

Keywords

Interruption of proceedings (no)
Re-establishment of rights - time limit for filing notice of appeal
Re-establishment of rights - time limit for filing statement of grounds
Re-establishment of rights - time limit for paying renewal fee
Re-establishment of rights - all due care (yes)

Application title

DEVICE IN FITTINGS FOR WINDOWS AND DOORS FOR PREVENTING BURGLARY

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:J000716.20170628

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 362.037K)
J 0011/16 () of 22.3.2017

Online on

03.07.2017

Board

3.1.01

Decision date

22.3.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A47C 27/18
A47C 7/14
A47C 27/08
A47C 4/54
B60N 2/70

Application no.

10743328.6

Keywords

Retraction of withdrawal (no)

Application title

PNEUMATIC SEAT CUSHION SYSTEM

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:J001116.20170322

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 261.541K)
T 0632/12 (LDPC code parity-check matrix/GOOGLE TECHNOLOGY HOLDINGS) of 7.6.2017

Online on

03.07.2017

Board

3.5.07

Decision date

7.6.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H03M 13/11

Application no.

05778444.9

Keywords

Novelty - main request (no)
Amendments - first auxiliary request
Amendments - undisclosed disclaimer
Amendments - admitted (no)

Application title

Method and apparatus for encoding and decoding data

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T063212.20170607

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 412.086K)
T 0064/13 () of 17.5.2017

Online on

03.07.2017

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

17.5.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F03D 11/00

Application no.

02801864.6

Keywords

Änderungen - zulässig (nein)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit
Spät eingereichter Antrag - Antrag hätte bereits im erstinstanzlichen Verfahren vorgebracht werden können (ja)
Beschwerdeentscheidung - Zurückverweisung an die erste Instanz (nein)
Beweismittel - Beweiswürdigung
Beweismittel - ausreichende Beweiskraft (ja)

Application title

WINDENERGIEANLAGE MIT IM TURM VORMONTIERTEM STROMLEITUNGSMITTEL

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T006413.20170517

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 504.244K)
T 1449/13 () of 29.5.2017

Online on

03.07.2017

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

29.5.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B65D 75/58
B65D 77/04
B65D 83/08

Application no.

07735156.7

Keywords

Inventive step - main request (no)
Auxiliary request - admitted (yes)
Late-filed document - admitted (yes)
Remittal to the department of first instance - (yes)

Application title

PACKAGE FOR FOLDED ABSORBENT ARTICLES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T144913.20170529

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 376.955K)
T 1864/13 (PROCESS FOR PREPARING DIAMINODIPHENYLMETHANES / HUNTSMAN) of 5.5.2017

Online on

03.07.2017

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

5.5.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07C 209/78

Application no.

06807765.0

Keywords

Inventive step - main request and first auxiliary request (no)
Inventive step - second auxiliary request (yes)
Claims - clarity
Claims - second auxiliary request (yes)

Application title

PROCESS FOR PREPARING DIAMINODIPHENYLMETHANES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T186413.20170505

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 339.510K)
T 1448/15 () of 10.5.2017

Online on

03.07.2017

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

10.5.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B60T 17/00
F16L 55/02

Application no.

09765464.4

Keywords

Neuheit - Hauptantrag (nein)
Neuheit - Hilfsanträge 1 bis 3 (nein)
Änderungen - Hilfsantrag 4
Änderungen - Zwischenverallgemeinerung
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hilfsantrag 4a (ja)

Application title

GERÄUSCHDÄMPFER FÜR DRUCKLUFTSYSTEME VON FAHRZEUGEN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T144815.20170510

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 367.563K)
T 1796/15 () of 21.3.2017

Online on

03.07.2017

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

21.3.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01N 29/26
G01B 17/02

Application no.

03740766.5

Keywords

Novelty - main request (yes)
Inventive step in view of documents D2 and D13
Inventive step - main request (yes)
Remittal to the department of first instance - (yes)

Application title

A METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR ULTRASONICALLY INSPECTING THE INTEGRITY OF A TUBULAR

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T179615.20170321

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 562.245K)

June 2017

J 0009/16 () of 21.11.2016

Online on

30.06.2017

Board

3.1.01

Decision date

21.11.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04L 29/06

Application no.

13157648.0

Keywords

Re-establishment of rights - exceptional circumstances (no)
Re-establishment of rights - independent cross-check (no)
Re-establishment of rights - all due care (no)

Application title

System and method for data stream fragmentation with scalability

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:J000916.20161121

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 478.288K)
T 0676/12 () of 27.6.2017

Online on

30.06.2017

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

27.6.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

H01H 33/66

Application no.

97105730.2

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (nein)

Application title

Ein- oder mehrphasiger Vakuumschalter

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T067612.20170627

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 254.375K)
T 1309/12 () of 28.3.2017

Online on

30.06.2017

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

28.3.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A44B 18/00

Application no.

01918649.3

Keywords

Late-filed request - admitted (yes)
Late-filed evidence - admitted (yes)
Inventive step - (no)

Application title

HOOK AND LOOP FASTENING

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T130912.20170328

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 376.735K)
T 0821/13 () of 23.5.2017

Online on

30.06.2017

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

23.5.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B23C 5/24

Application no.

05711076.9

Keywords

Extent of opposition
Novelty
Inventive step

Application title

SLOT MILLING CUTTER

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T082113.20170523

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 499.023K)
T 2341/13 (Interleaver/SAMSUNG) of 31.5.2017

Online on

30.06.2017

Board

3.5.07

Decision date

31.5.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H03M 1/00

Application no.

99960006.7

Keywords

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

Application title

Interleaving/deinterleaving device and method for communication system

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T234113.20170531

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 320.011K)
T 0075/14 (Disclaimer -requirements of G0001/03 (no)) of 30.3.2017

Online on

30.06.2017

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

30.3.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F23Q 2/16

Application no.

01978742.3

Keywords

Amendments - added subject-matter (yes)
Late-filed auxiliary requests - admitted (no)

Application title

CHILD RESISTANT GAS LIGHTERS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T007514.20170330

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 362.242K)
T 0618/14 () of 21.3.2017

Online on

30.06.2017

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

21.3.2017

Proc. language

FR

IPC

A43B 5/04
A43B 23/02

Application no.

05000866.3

Keywords

Activité inventive - (non)
Admission dans la procédure des requêtes subsidiaires - (oui)
Renvoi à la première instance - (non)
Motifs d'opposition - extension au-delà du contenu de la demande telle que déposée (oui)
Modifications - extension au-delà du contenu de la demande telle que déposée (oui)

Application title

Chaussure dont la tige comporte au moins une pièce collée

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T061814.20170321

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 458.916K)
T 0721/14 () of 9.6.2017

Online on

30.06.2017

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

9.6.2017

Proc. language

FR

IPC

G01N 15/02
B07B 1/22

Application no.

06764606.7

Keywords

Activité inventive - (non)

Application title

DISPOSITIF DE CARACTERISATION DE LA GRANULOMETRIE DE POUDRES ET SES UTILISATIONS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T072114.20170609

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 335.402K)
T 0991/16 () of 22.6.2017

Online on

30.06.2017

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

22.6.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 8/33
A61K 8/34
A61K 8/35
A61K 8/37
A61K 8/49
A61Q 15/00

Application no.

12177206.5

Keywords

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

Application title

Olfactory adaption and cross-adapting agents to reduce the perception of body odors

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T099116.20170622

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 262.711K)
G 0002/83 () of 5.12.1984

Online on

29.06.2017

Board

EBA

Decision date

5.12.1984

Proc. language

DE

IPC

-

Application no.

-

Keywords

-

Application title

-

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:1984:G000283.19841205

Distribution

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 829.023K)
G 0003/83 () of 5.12.1984

Online on

29.06.2017

Board

EBA

Decision date

5.12.1984

Proc. language

DE

IPC

-

Application no.

-

Keywords

-

Application title

-

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:1984:G000383.19841205

Distribution

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 794.659K)
G 0004/83 () of 5.12.1984

Online on

29.06.2017

Board

EBA

Decision date

5.12.1984

Proc. language

DE

IPC

-

Application no.

-

Keywords

-

Application title

-

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:1984:G000483.19841205

Distribution

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 788.548K)
G 0007/83 () of 5.12.1984

Online on

29.06.2017

Board

EBA

Decision date

5.12.1984

Proc. language

DE

IPC

-

Application no.

-

Keywords

-

Application title

-

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:1984:G000783.19841205

Distribution

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 771.194K)
T 0652/12 (Treatment for systemic onset juvenile idiopathic arthritis/CHUGAI) of 8.12.2016

Online on

28.06.2017

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

8.12.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07K 16/28
A61K 45/00
A61K 39/395
A61P 19/02

Application no.

08010046.4

Keywords

Inventive step - main request (no)

Application title

Remedies for juvenile chronic arthritis and related diseases

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T065212.20161208

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 375.144K)
T 0790/12 (Treatment for systemic onset juvenile idiopathic arthritis/CHUGAI) of 8.12.2016

Online on

28.06.2017

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

8.12.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07K 16/28
A61K 45/00
A61K 39/395
A61P 19/02

Application no.

02708772.5

Keywords

Inventive step - main request (no)

Application title

Remedies for Infant Chronic Arthritis-Related Diseases

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T079012.20161208

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 360.145K)
T 1589/12 (Lawsonia intracellularis/BOEHRINGER INGELHEIM VETMEDICA) of 14.2.2017

Online on

28.06.2017

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

14.2.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 39/02
C12N 1/20

Application no.

04778282.6

Keywords

Main request - requirements of the EPC met (yes)

Application title

Lawsonia intracellularis of European origin and vaccines, diagnostic agents and methods of use thereof

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T158912.20170214

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 293.361K)
T 2037/12 (Druckbegrenzungsventil/POLYTEC) of 18.5.2017

Online on

28.06.2017

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

18.5.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G05D 16/06
F01M 13/00
F01M 13/02

Application no.

06007470.5

Keywords

Neuheit - (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)

Application title

Druckbegrenzungsventil, vozugsweise [sic] zur Regelung des Druckes im Kurbelgehäuse eines Verbrennungsmotors

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T203712.20170518

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 318.812K)
T 0261/13 () of 15.3.2017

Online on

28.06.2017

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

15.3.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08F 2/14
C08F 6/00
C08F 6/24

Application no.

03754705.6

Keywords

Late-filed auxiliary requests - admitted (yes)
Novelty - unambiguous disclosure (no)
Inventive step (no)
Inventive step - obvious modification
Inventive step - all requests

Application title

PROCESS AND APPARATUS FOR SEPARATING DILUENT FROM POLYMER SOLIDS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T026113.20170315

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 607.155K)
T 0490/14 () of 28.4.2017

Online on

28.06.2017

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

28.4.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

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

Application no.

06119894.1

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (nein, alle Anträge)

Application title

Biaxial orientierte Elektroisolierfolie

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T049014.20170428

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 401.896K)
T 1091/16 () of 22.6.2017

Online on

28.06.2017

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

22.6.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C08L 83/04

Application no.

09782383.5

Keywords

Änderungen - Erweiterung des Patentanspruchs (Hauptantrag: ja)
Änderungen - Erweiterung über den Inhalt der Anmeldung in der eingereichten Fassung hinaus (Hilfsantrag: ja)

Application title

SILICONELASTOMERE MIT VERBESSERTER EINREISSFESTIGKEIT

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T109116.20170622

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 328.944K)
T 2476/16 (Oligosaccharide aus Tiermilch/NUTRICIA) of 2.6.2017

Online on

28.06.2017

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

2.6.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C07H 3/06

Application no.

00983244.5

Keywords

Zulässigkeit der Beschwerde - Beschwerdebegründung (nicht eingelegt)

Application title

OLIGOSACCHARIDMISCHUNG

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T247616.20170602

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 225.837K)
T 1571/11 () of 26.1.2017

Online on

27.06.2017

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

26.1.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G01F 1/00
G01F 23/00
G01F 23/296
B65D 90/48
B67D 5/14
B67D 5/30

Application no.

01106071.2

Keywords

Ausreichende Offenbarung - Ausführbarkeit (ja)
Änderungen - Erweiterung über den Inhalt der Anmeldung in der eingereichten Fassung hinaus (nein)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (nein)

Application title

Durchflussmessung mittels Ermittlung einer Füllstandsänderung

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T157111.20170126

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 666.232K)
T 0945/12 (Memory device with prefetch modes/RAMBUS) of 22.6.2017

Online on

27.06.2017

Board

3.5.07

Decision date

22.6.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G11C 7/10

Application no.

07758147.8

Keywords

Novelty - main request (no)
Amendments - intermediate generalisation
Amendments - added subject-matter
Amendments - auxiliary requests (yes)

Application title

Memory device with mode-selectable prefetch and clock-to-core timing

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T094512.20170622

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 562.826K)
T 1061/12 () of 24.4.2017

Online on

27.06.2017

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

24.4.2017

Proc. language

FR

IPC

F01N 3/035
F01N 3/023
B01D 46/00
B01D 53/94
B01D 46/24

Application no.

06300828.8

Keywords

Activité inventive - (non)

Application title

Ligne d'échappement et de purification des gaz d'échappement d'un moteur de véhicule automobile et véhicule comportant une telle ligne

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T106112.20170424

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 468.603K)
T 2484/13 () of 16.5.2017

Online on

27.06.2017

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

16.5.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A61K 6/06

Application no.

07726065.1

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (nein)
Zurückverweisung an die erste Instanz - (nein)

Application title

MATERIAL UND ROHLING FÜR ZAHNERSATZ

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T248413.20170516

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 465.067K)
T 1472/15 () of 14.6.2017

Online on

27.06.2017

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

14.6.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F02M 31/125
F02M 37/22
B01D 27/06
B01D 29/60
B01D 35/18

Application no.

12180355.5

Keywords

Änderung Anspruch 1-Hauptantrag - zulässig (nein)
Änderungen Anspruch 1-8
Änderungen - Hilfsantrag
Änderungen - zulässig (ja)
Zurückverweisung an die Prüfungsabteilung

Application title

Filterelement und Kraftstofffilter

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T147215.20170614

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 265.901K)
T 0725/11 (Combination Antiviral Therapy/GILEAD) of 13.3.2017

Online on

26.06.2017

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

13.3.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 31/675
A61K 31/513
A61P 31/18

Application no.

04701819.7

Keywords

-

Application title

COMPOSITIONS AND METHODS FOR COMBINATION ANTIVIRAL THERAPY

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T072511.20170313

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 449.909K)
T 2568/11 (Automated intelligent electronic advertising/BOOKSTAFF) of 19.6.2017

Online on

26.06.2017

Board

3.5.06

Decision date

19.6.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 1/00

Application no.

05764461.9

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)

Application title

METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR AUTOMATED INTELLIGENT ELECTRONIC ADVERTISING

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T256811.20170619

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 366.556K)
T 0666/13 () of 20.6.2017

Online on

26.06.2017

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

20.6.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A63G 7/00

Application no.

07112200.6

Keywords

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

Application title

Fahrgeschäft

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T066613.20170620

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 357.324K)
T 0226/14 () of 7.4.2017

Online on

26.06.2017

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

7.4.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A23C 9/142
A01J 11/04

Application no.

05746631.0

Keywords

Main request : novelty (no)
Auxiliary request VIA : amendments - added subject-matter (no)
Auxiliary request VIA : inventive step (yes)

Application title

A METHOD IN THE PROTEIN FRACTIONATION OF SKIM MILK BY MEANS OF MICROFILTRATION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T022614.20170407

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 452.280K)
T 2072/14 () of 23.5.2017

Online on

26.06.2017

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

23.5.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 9/00
A61K 47/02
A61K 47/10
A61K 47/26

Application no.

07842914.9

Keywords

Admissibility of appeal - appeal sufficiently substantiated (yes)
Request filed with the grounds of appeal- request could have been filed in first instance proceedings (no)
Grounds for opposition - insufficiency of disclosure (no)
Late-filed argument - admitted (no)

Application title

SELF PRESERVED AQUEOUS PHARMACEUTICAL COMPOSITIONS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T207214.20170523

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 455.821K)
T 1855/15 () of 16.5.2017

Online on

26.06.2017

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

16.5.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08B 11/20
C08B 1/00
C08B 1/02

Application no.

00911740.9

Keywords

Amendments - allowable (main request and auxiliary request 1: no; auxiliary request 2: yes)
Late-filed request - submitted with the statement of grounds of appeal
Appeal decision - remittal to the department of first instance (yes)

Application title

MICROFIBRILLAR CELLULOSE DERIVATIZED TO COMPRISE ANIONIC CHARGES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T185515.20170516

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 375.867K)
T 1089/16 () of 7.6.2017

Online on

26.06.2017

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

7.6.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08L 95/00
C09D 195/00
E01C 19/10

Application no.

09174089.4

Keywords

Divisional application - subject-matter extends beyond content of earlier application (yes)

Application title

Method for producing bituminous compositions

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T108916.20170607

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 328.187K)
T 0013/17 () of 21.6.2017

Online on

26.06.2017

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

21.6.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F01D 17/16
F01D 5/14

Application no.

04797934.9

Keywords

Admissibility of appeal - missing statement of grounds

Application title

VARIABLE NOZZLE TURBOCHARGER HAVING CAMBERED VANES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T001317.20170621

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D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 221.844K)
T 1203/12 () of 9.5.2017

Online on

23.06.2017

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

9.5.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H05B 33/08

Application no.

03754619.9

Keywords

Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

LED-BASED MODULAR LAMP

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T120312.20170509

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D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 340.826K)
T 1324/12 () of 26.4.2017

Online on

23.06.2017

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

26.4.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A01F 15/08

Application no.

07103032.4

Keywords

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

Application title

Steuereinrichtung

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T132412.20170426

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D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 398.046K)
T 2291/12 () of 21.6.2017

Online on

23.06.2017

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

21.6.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G07F 7/10
G06F 1/00

Application no.

99924992.3

Keywords

Neuheit - (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)

Application title

ZUGRIFFSGESCHÜTZTER DATENTRÄGER

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T229112.20170621

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D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 324.106K)
T 1678/13 () of 6.12.2016

Online on

23.06.2017

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

6.12.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G02B 1/04
C09D 11/10
C09D 11/00
B29D 11/00
G02C 7/04

Application no.

05731571.5

Keywords

Grounds for opposition - added subject-matter (no)
Grounds for opposition - insufficiency of disclosure (no)
Novelty - (yes)
Experimental report not admitted before the opposition division and resubmitted with the statement of grounds of appeal
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

COLORED INK FOR PAD TRANSFER PRINTING OF SILICONE HYDROGEL LENSES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T167813.20161206

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D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 838.291K)
T 2144/14 () of 7.6.2017

Online on

23.06.2017

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

7.6.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A01K 89/00
G06F 11/34

Application no.

02765808.7

Keywords

Amendments - allowable (yes)
Claims - clarity after amendment (yes)
Claims - support in the description (yes)

Application title

SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR RAPIDLY LOCATING HISTORICAL PERFORMANCE DATA

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T214414.20170607

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D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 297.191K)
T 0751/16 () of 6.3.2017

Online on

23.06.2017

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

6.3.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B60Q 3/04
B60K 37/00

Application no.

05017320.2

Keywords

Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)
Late-filed submissions - (not admitted)
Obligation to raise objections - objection dismissed

Application title

Vehicle interior illumination structure

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T075116.20170306

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D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 360.672K)
T 0464/12 () of 4.5.2017

Online on

22.06.2017

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

4.5.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G02B 5/18
B42D 15/00

Application no.

05820561.8

Keywords

Änderungen - Unzulässige Erweiterung (nein)
Neuheit und erfinderische Tätigkeit (ja)

Application title

GITTERBILD ZUR DARSTELLUNG VON ECHTFARBBILDERN UND VERFAHREN ZU SEINER HERSTELLUNG

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T046412.20170504

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D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 502.559K)
T 0592/13 (Disambiguation and prediction routines for reduced keyboard/ … of 11.5.2017

Online on

22.06.2017

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

11.5.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 3/023

Application no.

07115472.8

Keywords

Remittal to the department of first instance - special reasons for not remitting the case
Inventive step - auxiliary requests (no)

Application title

Handheld electronic device and associated method providing disambiguation of an ambiguous object during editing and selectively providing prediction of future characters

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T059213.20170511

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 298.936K)
T 1175/13 () of 1.6.2017

Online on

22.06.2017

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

1.6.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61F 13/494

Application no.

02775634.5

Keywords

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

Application title

AN ABSORBENT ARTICLE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T117513.20170601

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 344.469K)
R 0001/16 (Antrag auf Überprüfung) of 22.5.2017

Online on

21.06.2017

Board

EBA

Decision date

22.5.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C08G 63/78
C08G 63/80
C08G 63/88
B65D 1/02

Application no.

04739284.0

Keywords

Antrag auf Überprüfung (soweit nicht offensichtlich unzulässig, offensichtlich unbegründet)
Verstoß gegen Art. 112a(2)c) (nein)
Zulässige Rüge eines angeblichen Verstoßes gegen Art. 6(1) EMRK im Verfahren nach Art. 112a EPÜ (nein)

Application title

VERFAHREN ZUR HERSTELLUNG VON HOCHKONDENSIERTEM POLYESTERGRANULAT

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:R000116.20170522

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B

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 30.762K)
T 0007/13 () of 5.4.2017

Online on

21.06.2017

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

5.4.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08G 75/20
C08G 75/23
C08L 81/06

Application no.

05718340.2

Keywords

Sufficiency of disclosure - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)
Late-filed argument - admitted (no)

Application title

AN IMPROVED PROCESS OF PREPARATION OF BLOCK COPOLYMERS AND THE BLOCK COPOLYMERS PREPARED THEREFROM

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T000713.20170405

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 523.288K)
T 1903/13 () of 27.4.2017

Online on

21.06.2017

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

27.4.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01M 13/04
G01P 3/44

Application no.

01128644.0

Keywords

Admissibility of diverging auxiliary requests (no)

Application title

Rolling bearing apparatus with sensor

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T190313.20170427

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 532.549K)
T 0597/14 () of 11.5.2017

Online on

21.06.2017

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

11.5.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01N 27/327
C12Q 1/00

Application no.

02018986.6

Keywords

Inventive step - (yes) - after amendment

Application title

Biosensor with a bar code

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T059714.20170511

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 316.811K)
T 0161/17 (Dampfreformierung/ILW) of 16.6.2017

Online on

21.06.2017

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

16.6.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C10J 3/00
C10J 3/10
C10K 3/00

Application no.

06011709.0

Keywords

Zulässigkeit der Beschwerde - (ja)
Rechtskraft der Entscheidung der Einspruchsabteilung über Kostenverteilung (ja)
Entscheidung über Kostenverteilung mit Beschwerde gegen Kostenfestsetzung anfechtbar (nein)

Application title

VERFAHREN ZUR DAMPFREFORMIERUNG VON BIOMASSE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T016117.20170616

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D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 325.450K)
T 0864/13 () of 3.5.2017

Online on

20.06.2017

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

3.5.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08F 8/22
C08F 214/26

Application no.

02786022.0

Keywords

Document submitted with the statement of grounds of appeal - not hold inadmissible
Sufficiency of disclosure (no)
Sufficiency of disclosure - all requests

Application title

MOLDING MATERIAL FOR OZONE-RESISTANT ARTICLES AND OZONE-RESISTANT INJECTION-MOLDED ARTICLES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T086413.20170503

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D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 413.309K)
T 1089/13 (Encrypting a multicast message/NOKIA) of 13.6.2017

Online on

20.06.2017

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

13.6.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04L 29/06
H04Q 7/38
H04L 9/08

Application no.

02745702.7

Keywords

Added subject-matter (yes)
Clarity (no)

Application title

CIPHERING AS A PART OF THE MULTICAST CONCEPT

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T108913.20170613

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 270.582K)
T 1735/13 () of 16.5.2017

Online on

20.06.2017

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

16.5.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B23Q 17/00
G08C 17/02
G01L 1/16
G01L 1/22
G01L 3/10

Application no.

02027798.4

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (nein)

Application title

Verfahren und Vorrichtung zum Überwachen von Werkzeugen

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T173513.20170516

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 288.297K)
T 2114/13 (Stable polymorphic form of febuxostat/TEIJIN) of 12.10.2016

Online on

20.06.2017

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

12.10.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07D 277/56
A61K 31/426
A61P 19/06

Application no.

08005934.8

Keywords

Observations by third parties - relevant (no)
Inventive step - unexpected improvement shown
Inventive step - reasonable expectation of success (no)

Application title

Polymorph of 2-(3-cyano-4-isobutyloxyphenyl)-4-methyl-5-thiazolecarboxylic acid and method of producing the same

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T211413.20161012

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 348.596K)
T 0117/14 (Laser-Durchstrahlschweißen/HYDAC) of 8.6.2017

Online on

20.06.2017

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

8.6.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B01D 29/11
B01D 29/21

Application no.

07856395.4

Keywords

-

Application title

VERFAHREN ZUM HERSTELLEN EINES FILTERELEMENTES UND NACH DEM VERFAHREN HERGESTELLTES FILTERELEMENT

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T011714.20170608

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D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 288.852K)
T 1739/14 () of 9.5.2017

Online on

20.06.2017

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

9.5.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F16B 19/02
F01D 25/24
F01D 9/02
F16B 12/20

Application no.

07425193.5

Keywords

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

Application title

A maintenance method of a plurality of gas turbine units

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T173914.20170509

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D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 282.094K)
T 1852/16 () of 14.6.2017

Online on

20.06.2017

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

14.6.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B60J 7/20

Application no.

05747530.3

Keywords

Neuheit - (nein)

Application title

CABRIOLETVORRICHTUNG FÜR EIN FAHRZEUG

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T185216.20170614

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D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 273.705K)
J 0007/90 (Berichtigung der Benennung) of 8.8.1991

Online on

19.06.2017

Board

3.1.01

Decision date

8.8.1991

Proc. language

EN

IPC

-

Application no.

88305201.1

Keywords

Berichtigung von Benennungen
Zeitgrenze für Berichtigungen
Rechtsprobleme und Entwicklungsmöglichkeiten des Benennungssystems

Application title

-

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:1991:J000790.19910808

Distribution

Decision

PDF nicht verfügbar
J 0007/90 (Correction of designation) of 8.8.1991

Online on

19.06.2017

Board

3.1.01

Decision date

8.8.1991

Proc. language

EN

IPC

-

Application no.

88305201.1

Keywords

Designations - correction of
Time limitation for corrections
Designation system: legal problems and potential development

Application title

-

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:1991:J000790.19910808

Distribution

A

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 714.796K)
J 0007/90 (Correction of designation) of 8.8.1991

Online on

19.06.2017

Board

3.1.01

Decision date

8.8.1991

Proc. language

EN

IPC

-

Application no.

88305201.1

Keywords

Designations - correction of
Time limitation for corrections
Designation system: legal problems and potential development

Application title

-

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:1991:J000790.19910808

Distribution

A

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 714.796K)
J 0007/90 (Correction de la désignation) of 8.8.1991

Online on

19.06.2017

Board

3.1.01

Decision date

8.8.1991

Proc. language

EN

IPC

-

Application no.

88305201.1

Keywords

"Désignations - corrections de
Limitation de temps pour une rectification
Système de la désignation : problèmes de droit et possibilités de développement

Application title

-

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:1991:J000790.19910808

Distribution

Decision

PDF pas disponible
J 0027/90 (Wiedereinsetzung) of 7.11.1991

Online on

19.06.2017

Board

3.1.01

Decision date

7.11.1991

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F41F 3/04

Application no.

86114479.8

Keywords

Wiedereinsetzung in den vorigen Stand - Zulässigkeit
Zugelassener Vertreter
Entrichtung von Jahresgebühren durch Drittfirma
Wegfall des Hindernisses

Application title

-

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:1991:J002790.19911107

Distribution

Decision

PDF nicht verfügbar
J 0027/90 (Restitutio) of 7.11.1991

Online on

19.06.2017

Board

3.1.01

Decision date

7.11.1991

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F41F 3/04

Application no.

86114479.8

Keywords

Restitutio - admissibility
Professional representative
External renewal fee payment agency
Removal of the cause of non-compliance

Application title

-

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:1991:J002790.19911107

Distribution

Decision

No PDF available
J 0027/90 (Restitutio) of 7.11.1991

Online on

19.06.2017

Board

3.1.01

Decision date

7.11.1991

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F41F 3/04

Application no.

86114479.8

Keywords

Re-establishment of rights - admissibility
Professional representative
External renewal fee payment agency
Removal of the cause of non-compliance

Application title

-

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:1991:J002790.19911107

Distribution

A

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 682.685K)
J 0027/90 (Restitutio) of 7.11.1991

Online on

19.06.2017

Board

3.1.01

Decision date

7.11.1991

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F41F 3/04

Application no.

86114479.8

Keywords

Restitutio in integrum - recevabilité
Mandataire agréé
Agence externe pour le paiement des taxes annuelles
Cessation de l'empêchement

Application title

-

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:1991:J002790.19911107

Distribution

Decision

PDF pas disponible
J 0001/91 (Unlawful applicant) of 25.8.1994

Online on

19.06.2017

Board

3.1.01

Decision date

25.8.1994

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A62B 35/04

Application no.

-

Keywords

Party other than applicant entitled to patent
Filing of new application by lawful applicant

Application title

Bypassing double action rope grip

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:1994:J000191.19940825

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 473.287K)
J 0009/91 (Correction / Priority declaration) of 1.12.1992

Online on

19.06.2017

Board

3.1.01

Decision date

1.12.1992

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A47F 5/12

Application no.

88908075.0

Keywords

Euro-PCT applications - form and content - national requirement
Correction of errors/omissions
Priority declaration
Special evidence of mistake normally not needed

Application title

Adjustable desk top assembly

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:1992:J000991.19921201

Distribution

B

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 444.456K)
T 2224/12 () of 8.5.2017

Online on

19.06.2017

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

8.5.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

H03K 17/975

Application no.

08001571.2

Keywords

Änderungen - zulässig (nein)
Patentansprüche - Klarheit
Patentansprüche - Hauptantrag (nein)
Spät eingereichter Hilfsantrag - zugelassen (nein)

Application title

Sensorelement für einen Berührungsschalter, Herstellungsverfahren und Berührungsschaltereinrichtung mit solchen Sensorelementen

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T222412.20170508

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D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 307.632K)
T 1229/13 () of 10.5.2017

Online on

19.06.2017

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

10.5.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08F 2/48
G02B 1/04

Application no.

99919853.4

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)
Inventive step - main request, first auxiliary request
Amendments - added subject-matter (yes)- second and third auxiliary requests

Application title

Method for photopolymerizing a monomer mixture to form a lens

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T122913.20170510

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 365.074K)
T 1265/14 (Licence exchange/THOMSON) of 7.6.2017

Online on

19.06.2017

Board

3.5.06

Decision date

7.6.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 21/00

Application no.

08761345.1

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)

Application title

METHOD AND DEVICE FOR EXCHANGING DIGITAL CONTENT LICENCES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T126514.20170607

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D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 343.404K)
T 2718/16 (Sample preparation/GENEOHM) of 13.6.2017

Online on

19.06.2017

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

13.6.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12Q 1/68

Application no.

03767351.4

Keywords

Missing statement of grounds of appeal
Appeal inadmissible (yes)

Application title

Methods to verify the efficiency of sample preparation and nucleic acid amplification and/or detection

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T271816.20170613

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 225.058K)
T 0894/10 (Adding workflow items / FMR LLC) of 13.5.2016

Online on

16.06.2017

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

13.5.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 17/60

Application no.

97954193.5

Keywords

Inventive step - rules for adding items to a workflow (no
Inventive step - not technical)

Application title

COMPUTER EXECUTABLE WORKFLOW CONTROL SYSTEM

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T089410.20160513

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 272.063K)
T 0513/11 (Deleting workflow items / FMR LLC) of 13.5.2016

Online on

16.06.2017

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

13.5.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 17/60

Application no.

97954682.7

Keywords

Inventive step - rules for deleting workflow items (no
Inventive step - not technical)
Inventive step - rules for deleting workflow items (no
Inventive step - not inventive)

Application title

COMPUTER EXECUTABLE WORKFLOW RESOURCE MANAGEMENT SYSTEM

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T051311.20160513

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 272.576K)
T 0535/12 () of 9.5.2017

Online on

16.06.2017

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

9.5.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G07D 7/00
G07D 11/00

Application no.

02017928.9

Keywords

Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

Bank note evaluation apparatus and bank note evaluation result data processing method

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T053512.20170509

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 346.809K)
T 1380/13 (Mobile platforms/ERICSSON) of 8.5.2017

Online on

16.06.2017

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

8.5.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04W 88/06

Application no.

07025054.3

Keywords

Claims - clarity (no)

Application title

Technique for providing network access via multiple mobile platforms

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T138013.20170508

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 276.900K)
T 1840/14 () of 18.5.2017

Online on

16.06.2017

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

18.5.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B23D 35/00
B29D 30/46
B26B 21/22
B26B 21/40
B26B 21/42

Application no.

05724686.0

Keywords

Amendments
Novelty
Inventive step

Application title

SHAVING RAZORS AND OTHER HAIR CUTTING ASSEMBLIES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T184014.20170518

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D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 372.369K)
W 0001/80 () of 15.4.1981

Online on

16.06.2017

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

15.4.1981

Proc. language

FR

IPC

-

Application no.

-

Keywords

Unité d'invention

Application title

-

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:1981:W000180.19810415

Distribution

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 190.476K)
T 0727/10 (Meganucleases/CELLECTIS) of 3.4.2017

Online on

14.06.2017

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

3.4.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12N 9/22
C12N 15/55
C12N 15/10
C12N 15/62
A61K 48/00

Application no.

03744485.8

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)

Application title

HYBRID AND SINGLE CHAIN MEGANUCLEASES AND USE THEREOF

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T072710.20170403

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D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 411.804K)
T 2038/12 () of 2.3.2017

Online on

14.06.2017

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

2.3.2017

Proc. language

FR

IPC

B21B 13/00

Application no.

04717667.2

Keywords

Preuve produite tardivement - recevable (non)
Nouveauté - (oui)
Activité inventive - (oui)

Application title

PROCEDE DE CHANGEMENT DE CONFIGURATION D'UN LAMINOIR ET LAMINOIR PERFECTIONNE POUR LA MISE EN OEUVRE DU PROCEDE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T203812.20170302

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 405.245K)
T 0059/13 () of 28.4.2017

Online on

14.06.2017

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

28.4.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F03D 1/06

Application no.

01948133.2

Keywords

Inventive step - obvious combination of known features
Late-filed auxiliary requests - request clearly allowable (no)

Application title

BLADE OF A WIND TURBINE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T005913.20170428

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 732.861K)
T 1498/13 (Application launcher/BLACKBERRY) of 27.4.2017

Online on

14.06.2017

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

27.4.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04L 9/00
G06F 21/22
H04L 12/24
H04Q 7/32
H04Q 7/38
H04L 12/28

Application no.

07815990.2

Keywords

Inventive step - (yes, after amendment)

Application title

A method and apparatus to control the use of applications on handheld devices based on network service

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T149813.20170427

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 331.069K)
T 0754/11 (RNA interference, 3' overhang 19-23 nt dsRNA/MAX-PLANCK-GzFdW, … of 15.2.2017

Online on

13.06.2017

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

15.2.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12Q 1/68

Application no.

01985833.1

Keywords

Main request - requirements of the EPC met (yes)

Application title

RNA INTERFERENCE MEDIATING SMALL RNA MOLECULES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T075411.20170215

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 657.270K)
T 0047/12 (Protein complex formation/FRAUNHOFER GESELLSCHAFT) of 4.5.2017

Online on

13.06.2017

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

4.5.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12N 15/62
C12N 15/09

Application no.

04017077.1

Keywords

Main request - requirements of the EPC met (yes)

Application title

Complex formation for the stabilisation and purification of proteins of interest

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T004712.20170504

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 414.319K)
T 1774/12 () of 11.5.2017

Online on

13.06.2017

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

11.5.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01L 31/107

Application no.

04822037.0

Keywords

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

Application title

PLANAR AVALANCHE PHOTODIODE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T177412.20170511

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 356.987K)
T 1983/12 () of 18.5.2017

Online on

12.06.2017

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

18.5.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G02B 21/02
G02B 21/24
G02B 27/00
G02B 21/33

Application no.

07801320.8

Keywords

Neuheit - (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)

Application title

IMMERSIONSOBJEKTIV, VORRICHTUNG ZUM AUSBILDEN EINES IMMERSIONSFILMES UND VERFAHREN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T198312.20170518

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 298.087K)
T 1935/13 () of 27.4.2017

Online on

12.06.2017

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

27.4.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F16C 33/10
F16C 5/00

Application no.

04733545.0

Keywords

Novelty
Inventive step
Amendments
Sufficiency of disclosure

Application title

CROSSHEAD BEARING FOR A LARGE TWO-STROKE DIESEL ENGINE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T193513.20170427

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 775.388K)
T 2331/13 (Procédé de mise en forme semi-permanente des cheveux/L'Oréal) of 23.3.2017

Online on

12.06.2017

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

23.3.2017

Proc. language

FR

IPC

A61Q 5/04
A61Q 5/06
A61K 8/362
A61K 8/81

Application no.

06300410.5

Keywords

Requête principale - Nouveauté et activité inventive (oui)

Application title

Procédé de mise en forme semi-permanente des cheveux

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T233113.20170323

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 337.838K)
T 0440/14 () of 10.5.2017

Online on

12.06.2017

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

10.5.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61Q 15/00
A61K 8/28
A61K 8/92

Application no.

08728140.8

Keywords

Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

ANTIPERSPIRANT/DEODORANT COMPOSITION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T044014.20170510

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 331.181K)
T 0532/14 (Composition cosmétique comprenant un tensioactif cationique,un corps … of 6.4.2017

Online on

12.06.2017

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

6.4.2017

Proc. language

FR

IPC

A61K 8/49
A61K 8/41
A61K 8/92
A61Q 5/12

Application no.

06122117.2

Keywords

Requête principale - Recevable (oui)
Essais comparatifs - Recevables (oui)
Requête principale - Nouveauté et activité inventive (oui)

Application title

Composition cosmétique comprenant un tensioactif cationique,un corps gras liquide et un ester de sorbitan

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T053214.20170406

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 362.812K)
T 0712/15 () of 19.5.2017

Online on

12.06.2017

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

19.5.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B60N 2/58
B60R 21/01

Application no.

06793331.7

Keywords

Clarity (NO)

Application title

SEAT FOAM WITH SENSOR MAT

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T071215.20170519

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 678.896K)
G 0003/14 () of 24.3.2015

Online on

09.06.2017

Board

EBA

Decision date

24.3.2015

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61F 2/78
B29C 33/40
B28B 1/00

Application no.

05851833.3

Keywords

Vom Patentinhaber im Einspruchsverfahren vor dem EPA vorgenommene Änderungen
Müssen im Einspruchsverfahren geänderte Ansprüche den Erfordernissen des Artikels 84 EPÜ genügen?"
Bedeutung des Begriffs "Änderungen" in der Entscheidung G 9/91
Bedeutung des Begriffs "Änderungen" in Artikel 101 (3) EPÜ
Ist die Kombination erteilter Ansprüche eine Änderung?
Allgemeiner Zweck des Artikels 101 (3) EPÜ und der Erfordernisse des Artikels 84 EPÜ im Falle einer Anspruchsänderung
Zweck des Artikels 101 (3) EPÜ und der Erfordernisse des Artikels 84 EPÜ im Falle einer Anspruchsänderung, die die Übernahme von Elementen aus abhängigen Ansprüchen in der erteilten Fassung in einen erteilten unabhängigen Anspruch umfasst
Zweck des Artikels 101 (3) EPÜ und der Erfordernisse des Artikels 84 EPÜ im Falle einer Anspruchsänderung, die die Übernahme von vollständigen abhängigen Ansprüchen in der erteilten Fassung in einen erteilten unabhängigen Anspruch umfasst

Application title

-

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2015:G000314.20150324

Distribution

A

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 146.061K)
G 0003/14 () of 24.3.2015

Online on

09.06.2017

Board

EBA

Decision date

24.3.2015

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61F 2/78
B29C 33/40
B28B 1/00

Application no.

05851833.3

Keywords

Amendments to claims made by proprietor during the opposition proceedings before the EPO
Whether claims as amended during opposition proceedings required to meet requirements of Article 84 EPC
Meaning of the term 'amendments' as used in decision G 9/91
Meaning of the term 'amendments' as used in Article 101(3) EPC
Whether combination of granted claims constitutes an amendment
General ambit of Article 101(3) EPC and the requirements of Article 84 EPC in the case of amended claims
Ambit of Article 101(3) EPC and the requirements of Article 84 EPC in the case of amended claims encompassing insertion of elements of dependent claims as granted into an independent claim as granted
Ambit of Article 101(3) EPC and the requirements of Article 84 EPC in the case of amended claims encompassing insertion of complete dependent claims as granted into an independent claim as granted

Application title

NOVEL ENHANCED COATING FOR PROSTHETIC LINERS PROCESSES, PRODUCTS AND IMPROVED UMBRELLAS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2015:G000314.20150324

Distribution

A

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 165.979K)
G 0003/14 () of 24.3.2015

Online on

09.06.2017

Board

EBA

Decision date

24.3.2015

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61F 2/78
B29C 33/40
B28B 1/00

Application no.

05851833.3

Keywords

Modifications apportées aux revendications par le titulaire du brevet au cours de la procédure d'opposition devant l'OEB
Question de savoir si les revendications telles que modifiées au cours de la procédure d'opposition doivent satisfaire aux exigences de l'article 84 CBE
Signification du terme "modifications" tel qu'utilisé dans la décision G 9/91
Signification du terme "modifications" tel qu'utilisé à l'article 101(3) CBE
Question de savoir si la combinaison de revendications du brevet délivré constitue une modification
Portée générale de l'article 101(3) CBE et des exigences de l'article 84 CBE en cas de revendications modifiées
Portée de l'article 101(3) CBE et des exigences de l'article 84 CBE en cas de revendications modifiées qui englobent l'insertion, dans une revendication indépendante du brevet tel que délivré, d'éléments de revendications dépendantes du brevet tel que délivré
Portée de l'article 101(3) CBE et des exigences de l'article 84 CBE en cas de revendications modifiées qui englobent l'insertion, dans une revendication indépendante du brevet tel que délivré, de revendications dépendantes entières du brevet tel que délivré

Application title

-

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2015:G000314.20150324

Distribution

A

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 158.709K)
T 2520/11 () of 18.5.2017

Online on

09.06.2017

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

18.5.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G07F 7/02
G07F 7/08

Application no.

07100142.4

Keywords

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

Application title

Information communication system, information communication device, information communication method and computer program

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T252011.20170518

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 348.541K)
T 0584/12 () of 17.5.2017

Online on

09.06.2017

Board

3.5.04

Decision date

17.5.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04N 5/445

Application no.

04019721.2

Keywords

-

Application title

Full scale video picture with overlaid graphical user interface and reduced image

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T058412.20170517

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 312.556K)
T 2297/12 () of 2.6.2017

Online on

09.06.2017

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

2.6.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H03H 11/48

Application no.

01300507.9

Keywords

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

Application title

Active inductor

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T229712.20170602

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 313.661K)
T 2456/12 () of 2.6.2017

Online on

09.06.2017

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

2.6.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G08C 17/00

Application no.

05724190.3

Keywords

Novelty - non-prejudicial disclosure
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

Process device with improved power generation

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T245612.20170602

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 298.321K)
J 0023/86 () of 25.2.1987

Online on

08.06.2017

Board

3.1.01

Decision date

25.2.1987

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F03D 7/02

Application no.

82201662.2

Keywords

Inadmissible appeal
Missing statement of grounds

Application title

Device for retaining a directable windmill in the wind direction

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:1987:J002386.19870225

Distribution

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 110.304K)
T 2650/11 () of 7.4.2017

Online on

08.06.2017

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

7.4.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G10L 19/00

Application no.

07872094.3

Keywords

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

Application title

SPEECH CODING SYSTEM AND METHOD

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T265011.20170407

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 355.557K)
T 0519/12 () of 17.3.2017

Online on

08.06.2017

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

17.3.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06K 19/02
G06K 19/06
G06K 19/077

Application no.

08165790.0

Keywords

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

Application title

Metal-containing transaction card and method of making the same

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T051912.20170317

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 332.986K)
T 0592/12 () of 23.3.2017

Online on

08.06.2017

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

23.3.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01P 15/08
G01P 15/125
B81B 7/00

Application no.

04710048.2

Keywords

Inventive step - (yes)
Amendments - added subject-matter (no)
Late-filed request - admitted (yes)

Application title

CAPACITIVE ACCELERATION SENSOR

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T059212.20170323

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 300.549K)
T 0692/12 () of 30.3.2017

Online on

08.06.2017

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

30.3.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B66F 17/00
B66F 9/065

Application no.

03763963.0

Keywords

Added subject-matter (no)
Sufficiency of disclosure (yes)
Novelty (main request : no)
Inventive step (auxiliary request 4 : yes)
Admission of auxiliary request (yes)

Application title

CONTROL SYSTEM FOR A LOAD HANDLING APPARATUS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T069212.20170330

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 437.650K)
T 0728/12 (Distributed transactions/COMPUTER ASSOCIATES THINK) of 11.5.2017

Online on

08.06.2017

Board

3.5.06

Decision date

11.5.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 9/46

Application no.

05752104.9

Keywords

Claims - clarity (no)

Application title

System and method for interfacing an application to a distributed transaction coordinator

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T072812.20170511

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 280.700K)
T 1144/12 () of 26.4.2017

Online on

08.06.2017

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

26.4.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01R 15/18

Application no.

05749666.3

Keywords

Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (no)

Application title

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR MEASURING CURRENT

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T114412.20170426

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 308.036K)
T 1573/12 () of 2.6.2017

Online on

08.06.2017

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

2.6.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01L 31/18
H01L 31/0224

Application no.

06725454.0

Keywords

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

Application title

PROCESS FOR MANUFACTURING PIECES OF A FOIL HAVING AN INORGANIC COATING OF E. G. TCO

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T157312.20170602

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 335.419K)
T 2600/12 () of 19.5.2017

Online on

08.06.2017

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

19.5.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A62B 35/00

Application no.

06733596.8

Keywords

Inventive step - main request (no)
Inventive step - auxiliary request (yes)
Late-filed request - adjournment of oral proceedings would have been required (yes)

Application title

VACUUM ANCHOR

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T260012.20170519

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 410.312K)
T 0080/15 (Bleach-containing pouch / P&G) of 28.4.2017

Online on

08.06.2017

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

28.4.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C11D 17/04
C11D 3/39

Application no.

07111539.8

Keywords

Inventive step (yes)

Application title

Method of treating laundry

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T008015.20170428

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 428.855K)
T 0186/15 () of 1.12.2016

Online on

08.06.2017

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

1.12.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61L 15/32
A61L 15/42
A61L 15/44

Application no.

09716636.7

Keywords

Admissibility of appeal - (yes)
Scope of the appeal - includes the ground defined in Article 100(a) EPC
Inventive step - (no)
Inventive step - main request, first and second auxiliary requests
Third auxiliary request - added subject-matter (no); sufficient disclosure (yes); novelty (yes); inventive step (yes); remittal (yes)

Application title

DEVICE FOR PROMOTION OF HEMOSTASIS AND/OR WOUND HEALING

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T018615.20161201

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 478.562K)
T 1135/11 (User authentication/ACTIVCARD) of 9.5.2017

Online on

07.06.2017

Board

3.5.06

Decision date

9.5.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 1/00

Application no.

01117879.5

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)

Application title

Flexible method of user authentication

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T113511.20170509

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 325.920K)
T 2465/11 (Data synchronisation/PHILIPS) of 17.2.2017

Online on

07.06.2017

Board

3.5.07

Decision date

17.2.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 17/30

Application no.

05753017.2

Keywords

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

Application title

Method of data synchronization

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T246511.20170217

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 405.742K)
T 0595/13 (Two-compartment product / Reckitt Benkiser N.V.) of 13.9.2016

Online on

07.06.2017

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

13.9.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C11D 11/00
C11D 3/37
C11D 3/00
C11D 3/39
C11D 17/04
C11D 3/395

Application no.

06794654.1

Keywords

Novelty (Main Request)
Novelty - no
Late-filed requests (1st to 5th Auxiliary Requests)
Late-filed request - not admitted: no convincing justification for not filing such requests in the first instance proceedings despite being given the opportunity

Application title

CHEMICAL COMPOSITION AND USES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T059513.20160913

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 344.578K)
T 0854/13 (Closed loop location detection system/COGISCAN) of 3.5.2017

Online on

07.06.2017

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

3.5.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G05B 19/418

Application no.

04708692.1

Keywords

Clarity (no) - main request and 1st and 2nd auxiliary requests
Added subject-matter (yes) - 3rd and 4th auxiliary requests

Application title

CLOSED LOOP LOCATION DETECTION SYSTEM

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T085413.20170503

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 321.258K)
T 1823/13 () of 24.5.2017

Online on

07.06.2017

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

24.5.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B24D 5/06
B24D 7/06

Application no.

05808496.3

Keywords

Novelty - (no)

Application title

GRINDING WHEEL

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T182313.20170524

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 279.618K)
T 2575/16 (Missing statement of grounds/SONY CORPORATION) of 1.6.2017

Online on

07.06.2017

Board

3.5.07

Decision date

1.6.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 17/30

Application no.

10010577.4

Keywords

Admissibility of appeal - missing statement of grounds

Application title

Browser apparatus with address registering and browser system

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T257516.20170601

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 227.721K)
T 0802/10 () of 10.5.2017

Online on

06.06.2017

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

10.5.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B29C 49/00

Application no.

00953328.2

Keywords

Late-filed document - admitted (yes)
Inventive step - all requests (no)

Application title

Container and its production process

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T080210.20170510

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 316.068K)
T 2083/10 () of 31.5.2017

Online on

06.06.2017

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

31.5.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01L 51/00
C23C 14/04
C23C 14/12

Application no.

08013129.5

Keywords

Divisional application - subject-matter extends beyond content of earlier application (no)
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

INCREASING THE LATERAL RESOLUTION OF ORGANIC VAPOR JET DEPOSITION BY USING A CONFINING GUARD FLOW

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T208310.20170531

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 326.128K)
T 1501/11 () of 7.12.2016

Online on

06.06.2017

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

7.12.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B29B 9/14

Application no.

02011247.0

Keywords

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

Application title

Emission-reduced articles from longfiber reinforced polypropylene

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T150111.20161207

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 414.545K)
T 2233/11 () of 15.5.2017

Online on

06.06.2017

Board

3.5.04

Decision date

15.5.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04N 7/173

Application no.

04811384.9

Keywords

Amendments - added subject-matter (yes)

Application title

SYSTEM TO PROVIDE SET TOP BOX CONFIGURATION FOR CONTENT ON DEMAND

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T223311.20170515

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 300.090K)
T 2411/11 (MRAM programming margin/HEADWAY TECHNOLOGIES) of 5.4.2017

Online on

06.06.2017

Board

3.5.07

Decision date

5.4.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G11C 11/16

Application no.

08392002.5

Keywords

Claims - clarity (no)
Inventive step - (no)

Application title

MRAM with enhanced programming margin

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T241111.20170405

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 383.408K)
T 1424/12 () of 2.3.2017

Online on

06.06.2017

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

2.3.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61B 17/04
A61B 17/68

Application no.

07397017.0

Keywords

Inventive step - (yes)
Inventive step - selection of closest prior art
Claims - clarity (yes)
Amendments - added subject-matter (no)

Application title

A bone fixation device

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T142412.20170302

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 463.060K)
T 2040/12 (Sealing gasket/BSH Hausgeräte) of 4.5.2017

Online on

06.06.2017

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

4.5.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G05G 25/04
F24C 3/08
H01H 19/06

Application no.

06755196.0

Keywords

Novelty - main and first auxiliary request (no)
Admissibility - second auxiliary request (no)

Application title

Sealing gasket for cooker under-button

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T204012.20170504

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 327.276K)
T 2589/12 () of 16.11.2016

Online on

06.06.2017

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

16.11.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F16L 9/12

Application no.

04736111.8

Keywords

Inventive step (no: main request; yes: auxiliary request 3)
Inadmissible extension (yes: auxiliary requests 1 and 2)

Application title

Threaded joint for steel pipes

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T258912.20161116

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 1.319M)
T 0026/13 () of 2.12.2016

Online on

06.06.2017

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

2.12.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F16J 15/32

Application no.

07015098.2

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit (nein)

Application title

Verfahren zur Herstellung eines Dichtrings

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T002613.20161202

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 428.557K)
T 0697/14 () of 4.4.2017

Online on

06.06.2017

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

4.4.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A23C 9/15
A23C 11/04
A23L 1/305

Application no.

02805966.5

Keywords

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

Application title

INFANT FORMULA COMPOSITIONS COMPRISING INCREASED AMOUNTS OF ALPHA-LACTALBUMIN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T069714.20170404

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 435.367K)
T 0753/14 () of 22.3.2017

Online on

06.06.2017

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

22.3.2017

Proc. language

FR

IPC

B32B 27/34
B32B 1/08
C08K 3/00
F16L 11/04

Application no.

09153913.0

Keywords

Nouveauté - (oui)
Activité inventive - (oui)

Application title

Structure multicouche en polyamide comprenant une couche stabilisée avec un stabilisant organique et une couche stabilisée avec un stabilisant à base de cuivre

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T075314.20170322

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 464.373K)
T 0959/14 () of 3.5.2017

Online on

06.06.2017

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

3.5.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

E06B 3/54
E04B 2/88

Application no.

09172363.5

Keywords

Neuheit

Application title

Fassade, insbesondere Glasfassade

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T095914.20170503

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 249.749K)
T 1796/14 () of 4.5.2017

Online on

06.06.2017

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

4.5.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B22F 3/115
C23C 4/12
C23C 14/34
C23C 24/04
H01J 35/10
B22F 1/00

Application no.

09172234.8

Keywords

Inventive step - non-obvious solution

Application title

Method of manufacturing bulk metallic structures with submicron grain sizes and structures made with such method

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T179614.20170504

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 338.229K)
T 2125/15 () of 4.5.2017

Online on

06.06.2017

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

4.5.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61H 31/00

Application no.

08450087.5

Keywords

Clarity (no)
Added subject-matter (yes)
Reimbursement of the appeal fee (no)

Application title

Cardiopulmonary resuscitation sensor

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T212515.20170504

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 272.329K)
T 1457/12 () of 5.4.2017

Online on

02.06.2017

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

5.4.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61M 5/142
G06F 19/00

Application no.

01984973.6

Keywords

Added subject-matter (yes)

Application title

PATIENT MEDICATION IV DELIVERY PUMP WITH WIRELESS COMMUNICATION TO A HOSPITAL INFORMATION MANAGEMENT SYSTEM

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T145712.20170405

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 288.314K)
T 1818/12 (Production of antibodies/UCB PHARMA) of 9.2.2017

Online on

02.06.2017

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

9.2.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07K 16/00
C12N 1/00
B01D 15/00
C12P 21/00

Application no.

05803527.0

Keywords

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

Application title

Process for obtaining antibodies

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T181812.20170209

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 398.340K)
T 1931/12 () of 6.4.2017

Online on

02.06.2017

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

6.4.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B60C 11/24

Application no.

05107642.0

Keywords

Inventive step (main request: no, auxiliary request 5: yes)
Admission of new line of argument (no)
Admission of auxiliary request (auxiliary request 5: yes)

Application title

Tire tread wear indicator and molding device for forming a tread wear indicator

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T193112.20170406

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 297.470K)
T 1449/14 (Error checking and correction/INTERDIGITAL) of 10.5.2017

Online on

02.06.2017

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

10.5.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04L 1/00

Application no.

08747123.1

Keywords

Added subject-matter - (no, after amendment)
Remittal to the first instance for further prosecution - (yes)

Application title

Feedback signaling error detection and checking in MIMO wireless communication systems

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T144914.20170510

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 283.072K)
T 0936/15 (Injectable vaccine/GLAXOSMITHKLINE) of 31.5.2017

Online on

02.06.2017

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

31.5.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 39/095
A61K 39/39
C07K 14/22
A61K 39/02
A61K 39/09

Application no.

04706762.4

Keywords

Main request - added subject-matter - (yes)
Auxiliary request 1 - added subject-matter - (no)
Remittal to the department of first instance - (yes)

Application title

Injectable vaccine against multiple meningococcal serogroups

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T093615.20170531

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 351.134K)
T 1312/15 () of 28.3.2017

Online on

02.06.2017

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

28.3.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61L 31/10
A61L 31/16

Application no.

08831224.4

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)

Application title

MEDICAL DEVICES HAVING BIOERODABLE LAYERS FOR THE RELEASE OF THERAPEUTIC AGENTS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T131215.20170328

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 279.268K)
T 1450/15 (Enlarging web-page boxes/APPLE) of 16.5.2017

Online on

02.06.2017

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

16.5.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 3/048

Application no.

12169786.6

Keywords

Added subject-matter - (no, after amendments)
Remittal to the first instance for further prosecution - (yes)

Application title

Portable electronic device, method and graphical user interface for displaying structured electronic documents

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T145015.20170516

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 279.003K)
T 2175/16 () of 30.5.2017

Online on

02.06.2017

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

30.5.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07C 1/24
C07C 15/46

Application no.

10709097.9

Keywords

Remittal to the department of first instance - fundamental deficiency in first instance proceedings (yes)

Application title

DEHYDRATION OF 1-PHENYL ETHANOL

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T217516.20170530

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 247.610K)
T 0988/11 () of 8.3.2017

Online on

01.06.2017

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

8.3.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B65H 31/00

Application no.

01810394.5

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hauptantrag (nein)
Änderungen - Erweiterung des Schutzbereichs
Änderungen - Hilfsanträge 1 und 3 bis 13 (ja)
Spät am Ende der mündlichen Verhandlung vor der Beschwerde- kammer eingereichter Hilfsantrag 2 - zugelassen (nein)

Application title

Einrichtung zur Verarbeitung von einer Stapelvorrichtung zugeführten Druckerzeugnissen

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T098811.20170308

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 420.899K)
T 1777/12 (Metabolic disorders/AMYLIN PHARMACEUTICALS) of 2.6.2016

Online on

01.06.2017

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

2.6.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 38/22
A61P 3/04
A61P 3/06
A61P 3/12
A61P 9/00

Application no.

01991093.4

Keywords

Main request - requirements of the EPC met (yes)

Application title

Peptide PYY[3-36] for treatment of metabolic disorders

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T177712.20160602

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 484.266K)
T 2123/12 () of 17.5.2017

Online on

01.06.2017

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

17.5.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B31F 1/07

Application no.

06723517.6

Keywords

Novelty - yes
Inventive step - yes

Application title

Method for producing a multi-ply paper product, tissue paper product and apparatus for producing a multi-ply paper product

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T212312.20170517

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 363.231K)
T 1009/13 (Creating web pages associated with active telephone calls/AVAYA) of 25.4.2017

Online on

01.06.2017

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

25.4.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04L 29/08
H04M 3/51

Application no.

08014903.2

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)
Inventive step - main request
Clarity - (no) - auxiliary requests

Application title

Method and apparatus for creating secure write-enabled web pages that are associated with active telephone calls

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T100913.20170425

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 328.023K)
T 1288/13 (Passive NFC activation of wireless communication/SONY) of 31.3.2017

Online on

01.06.2017

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

31.3.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04B 5/02

Application no.

06765501.9

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)

Application title

Passive NFC activation of short distance wireless communication

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T128813.20170331

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 412.521K)
T 1918/13 () of 24.11.2016

Online on

01.06.2017

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

24.11.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B41C 1/04

Application no.

99948896.8

Keywords

Patentansprüche - Klarheit nach Änderung (ja)
Patentansprüche - Knappheit (ja)
Patentansprüche - Stützung durch die Beschreibung (ja)
Änderung veranlasst durch Einspruchsgrund (ja)
Anpassung der Beschreibung - zulässig (ja)
Neuheit (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit (ja)
Wesentlicher Verfahrensmangel (nein)
Wesentlicher Verfahrensmangel - Rückzahlung der Beschwerdegebühr (nein)

Application title

Stichtiefdruckverfahren zum Drucken von aneinander grenzenden Farbflächen unterschiedlicher Farbschichtdicke sowie Daten­träger, Druckplatte und Verfahren zum Herstellen einer Druck­platte

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T191813.20161124

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 644.565K)

May 2017

T 0719/09 (CONTENT-BASED STORAGE MANAGEMENT/GRAF) of 9.9.2016

Online on

31.05.2017

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

9.9.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 3/06

Application no.

02727013.1

Keywords

Admissibility of opposition - (yes)
Admissibility of appeal - (no)

Application title

CONTENT-BASED STORAGE MANAGEMENT

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T071909.20160909

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 378.521K)
T 0923/12 (Data distribution schemes/MATHWORKS) of 4.5.2017

Online on

31.05.2017

Board

3.5.06

Decision date

4.5.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 9/50
G06F 9/45

Application no.

09751301.4

Keywords

Sufficiency of disclosure - (no)

Application title

PARALLEL PROCESSING OF DISTRIBUTED ARRAYS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T092312.20170504

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 311.508K)
T 1259/13 () of 22.5.2017

Online on

31.05.2017

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

22.5.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B65D 17/50
B65D 77/20

Application no.

04725951.0

Keywords

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

Application title

CLOSURE FOR TINS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T125913.20170522

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 303.884K)
T 2434/12 () of 8.3.2017

Online on

30.05.2017

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

8.3.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F03D 7/04
F03D 11/00

Application no.

02706761.0

Keywords

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

Application title

TURMSCHWINGUNGSÜBERWACHUNG

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T243412.20170308

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 308.439K)
T 2599/12 () of 5.5.2017

Online on

30.05.2017

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

5.5.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A01J 7/04

Application no.

06779467.7

Keywords

Amendments - extension beyond the content of the application as filed (no)
Novelty - main request (yes)
Inventive step - main request (yes)

Application title

TEAT CUP

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T259912.20170505

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 390.021K)
T 0865/13 () of 27.4.2017

Online on

30.05.2017

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

27.4.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08K 5/00
C08L 23/06

Application no.

06724564.7

Keywords

Amendments - broadening of claim (yes: main request and auxiliary requests III and IV)
Amendments - added subject-matter (yes: auxiliary requests I and II)
Late-filed request - justification for late filing (no: auxiliary request V)

Application title

STABILIZED CROSS-LINKED POLYOLEFIN COMPOSITIONS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T086513.20170427

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 495.892K)
T 1823/12 (Gerät und Verfahren zur Adressierung/SEW-EURODRIVE) of 26.4.2017

Online on

29.05.2017

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

26.4.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G05B 19/042
G06F 13/38
H04L 12/00

Application no.

07725257.5

Keywords

Zulässigkeit des Einspruchs - (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hauptantrag (nein)
Zurückverweisung an die erste Instanz - (ja)

Application title

GERÄT UND VERFAHREN ZUR ADRESSIERUNG UND UMRICHTER

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T182312.20170426

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 319.523K)
T 0387/15 () of 2.2.2017

Online on

29.05.2017

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

2.2.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61L 15/28
A61L 15/46

Application no.

07021890.4

Keywords

Amendments - added subject-matter (yes)
Amendments - Main request including corrections, main request without corrections, auxiliary requests 1-16
Auxiliary request 17 - added subject-matter (no), clarity (yes), sufficiency of disclosure (yes), novelty (yes), remittal (yes)

Application title

Antibacterial wound dressing

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T038715.20170202

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 374.921K)
T 1852/15 (Treibstoffgewinnung/BDI) of 17.5.2017

Online on

29.05.2017

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

17.5.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C10G 1/02
C10G 3/00
C10G 9/00

Application no.

09814118.7

Keywords

Nach Ladung zur mündlichen Verhandlung eingereichter Hauptantrag - Reaktion auf neue Einwände der Kammer - ins Verfahren zugelassen
Änderungen - unzulässige Erweiterung (nein)
Ansprüche - Klarheit - Stützung durch die Beschreibung - Knappheit (ja)
Neuheit - (ja)
Zurückverweisung an die erste Instanz - (ja)

Application title

VERFAHREN ZUR GEWINNUNG VON BRENN- BZW. TREIBSTOFFEN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T185215.20170517

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 345.693K)
T 0388/12 () of 7.3.2017

Online on

26.05.2017

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

7.3.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06K 7/00
G07F 7/10

Application no.

02763141.5

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)
Remittal to the department of first instance - (yes)
surrender of a request cannot be presumed

Application title

A CARD READER

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T038812.20170307

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 366.084K)
T 0707/12 () of 10.2.2017

Online on

26.05.2017

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

10.2.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A01K 1/12
A01J 5/017
A01J 7/04

Application no.

04077700.5

Keywords

Underpayment of appeal fee
Protection of legitimate expectations (yes)
Deemed filing of the appeal (yes)
Added subject-matter - main request (no)
Remittal to the department of first instance

Application title

An assembly for and a method of feeding and milking animals

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T070712.20170210

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 352.399K)
T 0708/12 () of 3.3.2017

Online on

26.05.2017

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

3.3.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A01B 69/00
A01B 79/00
G05D 1/02

Application no.

06117960.2

Keywords

Novelty - new ground to be disregarded
Inventive step of claim 1 as granted (main request)
Inventive step - yes

Application title

Mobile station in combination with an unmanned vehicle

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T070812.20170303

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 307.598K)
T 0450/14 (Medical apparatus operation reproducing system/TOSHIBA) of 6.4.2017

Online on

26.05.2017

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

6.4.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 19/00
G06F 11/00

Application no.

02253953.0

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)

Application title

Reproduction test service apparatus for medical systems, maintenance support information management apparatus, X-ray ct system, and maintenance service centre apparatus

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T045014.20170406

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 295.660K)
T 2097/11 (Application server/HEWLETT PACKARD) of 2.5.2017

Online on

24.05.2017

Board

3.5.06

Decision date

2.5.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 9/46
G06F 11/14

Application no.

06801158.4

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)

Application title

APPLICATION SERVER DISTRIBUTING THE JOBS TO VIRTUAL ENVIRONMENTS RUNNING ON DIFFERENT COMPUTERS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T209711.20170502

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 338.878K)
T 0810/12 () of 27.4.2017

Online on

24.05.2017

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

27.4.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01C 7/12
A01M 29/00

Application no.

01108390.4

Keywords

Grounds for opposition - fresh ground for opposition
Grounds for opposition - not admitted into appeal proceedings
Novelty - main request (yes)
Inventive step - main request (yes)
Claims - construction using the description and drawings
Late-filed objection - complex issues - admitted (no)

Application title

Surge arrester

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T081012.20170427

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 372.503K)
T 1868/13 () of 4.4.2017

Online on

24.05.2017

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

4.4.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B27M 1/08
B65G 65/00

Application no.

09154162.3

Keywords

Late-filed document - (admitted)
Remittal to the departement of first instance - (no)
Clarity objection in opposition-appeal proceeding - (not open to examination)
Amendments occasioned by a ground of opposition
Amendments - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

Method and machine for machining wood components or the like

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T186813.20170404

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 426.535K)
T 2130/13 (Flexible Drucksteuerung/MOTIONDRIVE) of 31.3.2017

Online on

24.05.2017

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

31.3.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G06F 3/12

Application no.

07104277.4

Keywords

Neuheit - Hauptantrag und Hilfsantrag I (nein)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hilfsanträge II und III (nein)

Application title

Verfahren zur Erzeugung von Steuerungsdaten für die Herstellung eines Produkts

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T213013.20170331

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 397.525K)
T 2242/13 () of 9.5.2017

Online on

24.05.2017

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

9.5.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G02B 21/26

Application no.

06740721.3

Keywords

Added subject-matter - Inadmissible generalisation (yes - all requests)

Application title

MICROSCOPE STAGE WITH FLEXURAL AXIS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T224213.20170509

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 329.938K)
T 0565/15 (MYCOPHENOLATE SODIUM SALT/Novartis AG, Novartis Pharma GmbH) of 2.2.2017

Online on

24.05.2017

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

2.2.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 9/14

Application no.

04703158.8

Keywords

Amendments - Main request and auxiliary request 1 (No)
Amendments - Auxiliary request 2 (Yes)
Sufficiency of disclosure - Auxiliary request 2 (Yes)

Application title

PROCESS FOR MODIFYING DRUG CRYSTAL FORMATION OF MYCOPHENOLATE SODIUM SALT

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T056515.20170202

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 484.671K)
T 1470/13 () of 4.4.2017

Online on

23.05.2017

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

4.4.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C08F 8/32
C10L 1/22
C10M 159/16

Application no.

00971319.9

Keywords

Spät eingereichte Beweismittel - Rechtfertigung für späte Vorlage (nein)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - nicht naheliegende Lösung
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Ex-post-facto-Analyse

Application title

VERFAHREN ZUR HERSTELLUNG POLYISOBUTENPHENOL-HALTIGER MANNICHADDUKTE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T147013.20170404

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 403.056K)
T 1229/12 () of 9.5.2017

Online on

22.05.2017

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

9.5.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B29C 45/14

Application no.

98932589.9

Keywords

No longer a need for holding oral proceedings
Inventive step - no

Application title

Sheet for molded-in foil decoration and method of producing molded resin having molded-in foil decoration by using the sheet

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T122912.20170509

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 377.681K)
T 0701/13 () of 6.4.2017

Online on

22.05.2017

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

6.4.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B23K 26/04
G06K 1/02
G06K 1/12

Application no.

96940506.7

Keywords

Grounds for opposition - added subject-matter (yes)

Application title

LASER MARKING SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR GEMSTONES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T070113.20170406

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 272.594K)
T 1300/14 () of 15.5.2017

Online on

22.05.2017

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

15.5.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C01B 33/193
H01M 2/16

Application no.

97921275.0

Keywords

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

Application title

AMORPHOUS PRECIPITATED SILICA

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T130014.20170515

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 220.145K)
T 2356/14 () of 4.4.2017

Online on

22.05.2017

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

4.4.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B23B 27/16

Application no.

03741737.5

Keywords

Amendments - allowable (yes)

Application title

COUPLING IN TOOLS FOR CHIP REMOVING MACHINING A TOOL, A CUTTING HEAD AND A HOLDER

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T235614.20170404

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 303.025K)
T 1471/15 () of 17.5.2017

Online on

22.05.2017

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

17.5.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A47J 31/44

Application no.

09775103.6

Keywords

Änderung Anspruch 1 neuer Hauptantrag - zulässig (ja)
Zurückverweisung an die Prüfungsabteilung

Application title

KAFFEEMASCHINE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T147115.20170517

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 251.128K)
G 0001/07 (Treatment by surgery/MEDI-PHYSICS) of 15.2.2010

Online on

19.05.2017

Board

EBA

Decision date

15.2.2010

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01R 33/28

Application no.

99918429.4

Keywords

Anwendbare Bestimmungen - Art. 112 (1) EPÜ 1973 - Art. 53 c) EPÜ
Zulässigkeit der Vorlage – bejaht
Wiener Übereinkommen - Grundsatz einer engen Auslegung der Ausschlussbestimmungen – verneint
Ein chirurgischer Verfahrensschritt in einem mehrstufigen Verfahren - von der Patentierbarkeit ausgeschlossen – bejaht
Auf chirurgische Verfahren zu therapeutischen Zwecken begrenzt – verneint
Bedeutung des Wortlauts der Ausschlussbestimmungen - Rechtsgeschichte - Wirkung von Rechtsprechung und Praxis – Gesetzeszweck
Art der Eingriffe - Beteiligung eines Mediziners – verneint
Medizinisches Fachwissen und Gesundheitsrisiko - weitere Kriterien
Anspruch, der immer noch einen chirurgischen Verfahrensschritt umfasst – verneint
Disclaimer nach Artikel 53 c) EPÜ - bejaht - vorbehaltlich der übrigen Erfordernisse des EPÜ
Weglassung - Verfahren, die nur den internen Betrieb eines Geräts betreffen - bejaht - vorbehaltlich der übrigen Erfordernisse des EPÜ
Mögliche Verwendung eines nicht chirurgischen Verfahrens in einem chirurgischen Verfahren - unerheblich, wenn das nicht chirurgische Verfahren selbst eine vollständige Lehre ist

Application title

-

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2010:G000107.20100215

Distribution

A

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 168.360K)
G 0001/07 (Treatment by surgery/MEDI-PHYSICS) of 15.2.2010

Online on

19.05.2017

Board

EBA

Decision date

15.2.2010

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01R 33/28

Application no.

99918429.4

Keywords

Applicable provisions - Art. 112(1) EPC 1973 - Art. 53(c) EPC"
Admissibility of the referral - yes
The Vienna Convention - principle of narrow interpretation of exclusions - no
One surgical step in a multi-step method - excluded from patentability - yes
Limited to surgery for a therapeutic purpose - no
Meaning of the wording of the exclusion - legal history - impact of jurisprudence and practice - ratio legis
Nature of interventions - involvement of a practitioner - no" "Medical skills and health risks - further criteria
Claim left to encompass a surgical step - no
Disclaimer under Article 53(c) EPC - yes - subject to remaining requirements of EPC
Omission - methods only concerning the internal operation of a device - yes - subject to remaining requirements of the EPC
Possible use of non-surgical method in a surgical method - irrelevant, if non-surgical method complete teaching in itself

Application title

MR methods for imaging pulmonary and cardiac vasculature and evaluating blood flow using dissolved polarized **(129)Xe

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2010:G000107.20100215

Distribution

A

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 194.720K)
G 0001/07 (Traitement chirurgical/MEDI-PHYSICS) of 15.2.2010

Online on

19.05.2017

Board

EBA

Decision date

15.2.2010

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01R 33/28

Application no.

99918429.4

Keywords

Dispositions applicables - article 112(1) CBE 1973 - article 53 c) CBE
Saisine recevable - oui
Convention de Vienne - principe d'interprétation stricte des exclusions - non
Une étape chirurgicale dans une méthode à plusieurs étapes - oui
Limitation à la chirurgie pratiquée à des fins thérapeutiques - non
Sens de la formulation de l'exclusion, genèse, incidence de la jurisprudence et de la pratique, ratio legis
Nature des interventions, participation d'un praticien - non
Compétences médicales et risques pour la santé, autres critères
Maintien d'une revendication qui englobe une étape chirurgicale - non
Disclaimer au titre de l'article 53 c) CBE - oui sous réserve des autres exigences de la CBE
Omission, méthodes qui ne concernent que le fonctionnement interne d'un dispositif - oui sous réserve des autres exigences de la CBE
Possibilité d'utiliser une méthode non chirurgicale dans une méthode chirurgicale - sans objet si la méthode non chirurgicale constitue en soi un enseignement à part entière

Application title

-

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2010:G000107.20100215

Distribution

A

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 190.391K)
T 0523/14 () of 17.2.2017

Online on

19.05.2017

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

17.2.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F24J 2/14

Application no.

08380058.1

Keywords

Late-filed evidence - admitted (yes)
Advertising newsletter - availability to the public (yes)
Novelty - main request (no)
Inventive step - auxiliary request (no)

Application title

A reflector element for a solar heat reflector and the method for producing the same

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T052314.20170217

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 486.708K)
T 0617/14 () of 25.4.2017

Online on

19.05.2017

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

25.4.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C08G 77/38
C08G 77/50
C08G 18/71
C08G 18/83
C08G 18/10
C08G 63/695
C08G 65/336
C08F 8/00
C08G 85/00
C08G 59/14

Application no.

06743057.9

Keywords

Neuheit - (ja) Alle Anträge
Spät eingereichte Beweismittel - eingereicht mit der Beschwerdebegründung
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (nein) Alle Anträge

Application title

KONTINUIERLICHE POLYMERANALOGE UMSETZUNG VON REAKTIVEN SILANMONOMEREN MIT FUNKTIONALISIERTEN POLYMEREN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T061714.20170425

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 475.512K)
T 1123/14 (Wasserfiltervorrichtung/BWT) of 28.4.2017

Online on

19.05.2017

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

28.4.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B01D 35/143
C02F 1/28

Application no.

09006498.1

Keywords

Spät eingereichter Antrag - zugelassen (ja)
Verspätetes Vorbringen - Dokument zugelassen (nein)
Änderungen - zulässig (ja)
Patentansprüche - Klarheit
Patentansprüche - Hauptantrag (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)

Application title

Wechselanzeige für eine Wasserfiltervorrichtung

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T112314.20170428

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 450.711K)
T 1155/14 () of 3.2.2017

Online on

19.05.2017

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

3.2.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

E21B 1/00

Application no.

05108056.2

Keywords

Late-filed request - admitted (yes)
Amendments - added subject-matter (no)
Novelty - main request (yes)
Inventive step - main request (yes)

Application title

Rock breaking machine and lubricating method

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T115514.20170203

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 515.673K)
T 1466/15 () of 4.4.2017

Online on

19.05.2017

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

4.4.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B62L 3/02
B60T 11/22

Application no.

04425661.8

Keywords

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

Application title

Apparatus for controlling hydraulic brakes in bicycles, motorbicycles and the like

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T146615.20170404

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 355.313K)
T 1672/15 (Water treatment/ZENON) of 21.4.2017

Online on

19.05.2017

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

21.4.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C02F 3/30
B01D 53/22
C02F 3/06
C02F 3/00

Application no.

06761180.6

Keywords

All requests - extension beyond the content of the application as filed (yes)

Application title

Method for treating flue gas desulfurisation blowdown water

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T167215.20170421

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 340.086K)
T 2012/16 () of 12.5.2017

Online on

19.05.2017

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

12.5.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B24D 99/00

Application no.

11165951.2

Keywords

Admissibility of appeal - appeal sufficiently substantiated (no)

Application title

Grinding wheel

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T201216.20170512

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 268.944K)
T 2580/16 () of 10.5.2017

Online on

19.05.2017

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

10.5.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C02F 1/64
C02F 3/02
B01D 24/10

Application no.

04749194.9

Keywords

Admissibility of appeal - statement of grounds
Admissibility of appeal - filed within time limit (no)

Application title

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR THE PURIFICATION OF GROUND WATER

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T258016.20170510

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 226.127K)
T 1843/09 () of 6.6.2012

Online on

18.05.2017

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

6.6.2012

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08J 15/28
B32B 27/20
C08L 67/02

Application no.

93306378.6

Keywords

Ausnahmen vom Verschlechterungsverbot
erfinderische Tätigkeit (verneint)

Application title

-

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2012:T184309.20120606

Distribution

A

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 94.342K)
T 1843/09 () of 6.6.2012

Online on

18.05.2017

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

6.6.2012

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08J 15/28
B32B 27/20
C08L 67/02

Application no.

93306378.6

Keywords

Exceptions from the prohibition of reformatio in peius
Inventive step (no)

Application title

Biaxially oriented film

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2012:T184309.20120606

Distribution

A

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 293.124K)
T 1843/09 () of 6.6.2012

Online on

18.05.2017

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

6.6.2012

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08J 15/28
B32B 27/20
C08L 67/02

Application no.

93306378.6

Keywords

Exceptions au principe de l'interdiction de la reformatio in pejus
Activité inventive (non)

Application title

-

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2012:T184309.20120606

Distribution

A

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 88.060K)
T 0540/13 (Certifying transmission of electronic documents/KP TWELVE) of 29.3.2017

Online on

18.05.2017

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

29.3.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04L 29/00

Application no.

01270991.1

Keywords

Admissibility of opposition of opponent 01
Admissibility of opposition - yes
Added subject-matter (patent as granted and auxiliary requests 5 to 10, 13 to 23) - yes
Admissibility of auxiliary requests 3, 4, 11, 12 - no (not admitted by opposition division)
Admissibility of late-filed auxiliary request 24 - no (prima facie not allowable)

Application title

Method of certifying transmission, reception and authenticity of electronic documents and related network unit

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T054013.20170329

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 451.391K)
T 0073/14 () of 25.4.2017

Online on

18.05.2017

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

25.4.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B22D 11/124

Application no.

07711678.8

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)

Application title

SPRITZDÜSEN-VERSTELLEINRICHTUNG

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T007314.20170425

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 391.410K)
T 1014/14 (Use of NOx catalyst/UMICORE) of 5.4.2017

Online on

18.05.2017

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

5.4.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B01D 53/94
B01J 21/00
B01J 23/58
B01J 23/63

Application no.

02026805.8

Keywords

Inventive step - main request (yes)

Application title

Use of a catalyst for lowering the amount of nitrogen oxides in the exhaust gas from lean burn engines

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T101414.20170405

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 348.460K)
T 1681/14 () of 7.3.2017

Online on

18.05.2017

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

7.3.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F21S 8/10
F21V 11/16
H01K 1/26
H01K 9/08

Application no.

07826326.6

Keywords

-

Application title

LAMP FOR MOTOR VEHICLES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T168114.20170307

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 328.535K)
T 1321/13 () of 30.3.2017

Online on

17.05.2017

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

30.3.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G01N 21/64
G01N 1/31

Application no.

08161358.0

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (nein)
Änderungen - zulässig (nein)

Application title

Vorrichtung und Verfahren zur Erkennung und Identifizierung von Zielstrukturen

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T132113.20170330

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 409.763K)
T 0052/11 () of 8.2.2017

Online on

16.05.2017

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

8.2.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01R 33/465

Application no.

05733067.2

Keywords

Claims - clarity (no)
Claims - clarity after amendment (yes)
Amendments - added subject-matter (yes)
Late-filed auxiliary requests - procedural economy
Late-filed auxiliary requests - admitted (yes)
Late-filed auxiliary requests - admitted (no)
Inventive step - could-would approach

Application title

NMR CLINICAL ANALYZERS AND RELATED METHODS, SYSTEMS, MODULES AND COMPUTER PROGRAM PRODUCTS FOR CLINICAL EVALUATION OF BIOSAMPLES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T005211.20170208

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 450.680K)
T 1202/12 () of 11.5.2017

Online on

16.05.2017

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

11.5.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H05K 3/28

Application no.

06017548.6

Keywords

Oral proceedings - withdrawal of request for oral proceedings
Inventive step - (no)

Application title

Wired circuit board

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T120212.20170511

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 298.794K)
T 1747/12 (COMPOSITION COSMETIQUE COMPRENANT UNE SILICONE VOLATILE, UN … of 9.2.2017

Online on

16.05.2017

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

9.2.2017

Proc. language

FR

IPC

A61K 8/41
A61Q 5/12

Application no.

02710936.2

Keywords

Recevabilité de nouveaux docuemts (Oui)
Répartition des frais différente (Non)
Critères de choix de l'état de la technique le plus proche
Activité inventive - Toutes les requêtes (Non)

Application title

COMPOSITION COSMETIQUE COMPRENANT UNE SILICONE VOLATILE, UN TENSIOACTIF SILICONE ET UN TENSIOACTIF CATIONIQUE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T174712.20170209

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 428.813K)
T 2290/12 () of 13.10.2016

Online on

16.05.2017

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

13.10.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B42D 15/10
B24D 15/00

Application no.

06754268.8

Keywords

Ausführbarkeit (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit (nein: Hauptantrag, Hilfsanträge I-III; ja: Hilfsantrag IV)

Application title

Sicherheitsdokument

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T229012.20161013

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 570.731K)
T 1239/13 () of 6.4.2017

Online on

16.05.2017

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

6.4.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08G 77/26

Application no.

02794800.9

Keywords

Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

POLYSILOXANES AND THEIR PREPARATION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T123913.20170406

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 388.916K)
T 0260/14 (Polyether-based preparations) of 13.4.2017

Online on

16.05.2017

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

13.4.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 6/10

Application no.

07799773.2

Keywords

Grounds for opposition - insufficiency of disclosure (no)
Priority - partial priority (yes)
Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

Polyether-based preparations and use thereof

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T026014.20170413

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 453.653K)
T 2095/14 () of 5.5.2017

Online on

16.05.2017

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

5.5.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08C 19/22
C08F 8/30

Application no.

08727715.8

Keywords

Inventive step - all requests (no)

Application title

METHOD OF BONDING PERFLUOROELASTOMERIC MATERIALS TO A SURFACE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T209514.20170505

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 327.917K)
T 1591/11 (Providing access policies for services/COMPTEL) of 28.4.2017

Online on

15.05.2017

Board

3.5.06

Decision date

28.4.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 9/46
H04L 12/24

Application no.

05396006.8

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)

Application title

Method, system and computer program product for providing access policies for services

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T159111.20170428

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 350.198K)
T 0015/15 () of 16.3.2017

Online on

15.05.2017

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

16.3.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61C 7/00

Application no.

10009191.7

Keywords

Inventive step - (yes)
Inventive step - after amendment

Application title

Method for fabricating a dental appliance

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T001515.20170316

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 334.209K)
T 2294/15 () of 28.3.2017

Online on

15.05.2017

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

28.3.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C22C 38/00
C22C 38/14
C22C 38/58

Application no.

04746057.1

Keywords

Late-filed evidence
Inventive step

Application title

STEEL PRODUCT FOR LINE PIPE EXCELLENT IN RESISTANCE TO HIC AND LINE PIPE PRODUCED BY USING THE STEEL PRODUCT

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T229415.20170328

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 319.385K)
T 2432/16 () of 9.5.2017

Online on

15.05.2017

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

9.5.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12M 1/00
C12M 3/00

Application no.

09717082.3

Keywords

"Missing statement of grounds"

Application title

ENGINEERED CO2 FIXING MICROORGANISMS PRODUCING CARBON-BASED PRODUCTS OF INTEREST

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T243216.20170509

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 219.778K)
T 1965/11 (Cost-based materialised view selection/MICROSOFT TECHNOLOGY LICENSING … of 24.3.2017

Online on

12.05.2017

Board

3.5.07

Decision date

24.3.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 17/30

Application no.

01123065.3

Keywords

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

Application title

Cost-based materialised view selection for query optimisation

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T196511.20170324

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 336.415K)
T 0557/13 (Teilpriorität/Infineum) of 17.7.2015

Online on

12.05.2017

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

17.7.2015

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C10L 10/04
C10L 1/22
C10L 1/18
C10L 1/14

Application no.

98203458.9

Keywords

Priorität – Teilpriorität
Neuheit – Stammanmeldung/Teilanmeldungen
Neuheit – Stand der Technik nach Artikel 54 (3) EPÜ
Vorlage an die Große Beschwerdekammer – Rechtsfragen von grundsätzlicher Bedeutung
Vorlage an die Große Beschwerdekammer – Abweichungen innerhalb der Rechtsprechung

Application title

-

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2015:T055713.20150717

Distribution

A

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 126.451K)
T 0557/13 (Partial Priority / Infineum) of 17.7.2015

Online on

12.05.2017

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

17.7.2015

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C10L 10/04
C10L 1/22
C10L 1/18
C10L 1/14

Application no.

98203458.9

Keywords

Priority - Partial priority
Novelty - Parent/divisionals
Novelty - State of the art under Article 54(3) EPC
Referral to the Enlarged Board of Appeal - Points of law of fundamental importance
Referral to the Enlarged Board of Appeal - Divergence in case law

Application title

Use of cold flow improvers in fuel oil compositions

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2015:T055713.20150717

Distribution

A

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 756.172K)
T 0557/13 (Priorité partielle / Infineum) of 17.7.2015

Online on

12.05.2017

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

17.7.2015

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C10L 10/04
C10L 1/22
C10L 1/18
C10L 1/14

Application no.

98203458.9

Keywords

Priorité – Priorité partielle
Nouveauté – Demande initiale/demandes divisionnaires
Nouveauté – État de la technique au sens de l'article 54(3) CBE
Saisine de la Grande Chambre de recours – Questions de droit d'importance fondamentale
Saisine de la Grande Chambre de recours – Jurisprudence divergente

Application title

-

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2015:T055713.20150717

Distribution

A

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 132.231K)
T 1049/13 () of 28.2.2017

Online on

12.05.2017

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

28.2.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F23M 99/00
F23R 3/00

Application no.

01130662.8

Keywords

Inventive step - (yes)
Consideration of documents filed for first time with grounds of appeal

Application title

Gas turbine combustor

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T104913.20170228

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 331.271K)
T 0039/14 (Propriétés moussantes améliorées / SEPPIC) of 5.7.2016

Online on

12.05.2017

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

5.7.2016

Proc. language

FR

IPC

C11D 3/22
A61K 8/60
A61Q 19/10
C11D 1/66
C11D 1/29

Application no.

07731895.4

Keywords

Cadre de droit et de fait de l'opposition - limitation des délibérations de la chambre aux revendications 1 à 7 et 14 du brevet délivré (oui):
Recevabilité du nouveau motif d'opposition de l'article 100 (b) CBE (non) : introduction du motif refusée par la titulaire
Nouveauté - Requête principale (oui)
Recevabilité des essais deposés avec le mémoire de recours (non) - essais prima facie non-pertinents
Activité inventive - Requête principale (oui)

Application title

Nouveau procédé d'amélioration des propriétés moussantes de formulations nettoyantes et/ou moussantes à usage topique

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T003914.20160705

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 421.652K)
T 0736/16 () of 26.4.2017

Online on

12.05.2017

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

26.4.2017

Proc. language

FR

IPC

B05B 15/12

Application no.

03360115.4

Keywords

Principe de l'autorité de la chose jugée - Res judicata (non)
Modifications - extension de la protection du brevet tel que délivré (oui)

Application title

Procédé et cabine de préparation de surfaces à peindre et de peinture de ces surfaces dans une même enceinte

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T073616.20170426

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 384.629K)
T 2285/13 (Flame retardance/LG) of 21.3.2017

Online on

11.05.2017

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

21.3.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01M 10/40

Application no.

07700944.7

Keywords

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

Application title

NON-AQUEOUS ELECTROLYTE AND ELECTROCHEMICAL DEVICE WITH AN IMPROVED SAFETY

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T228513.20170321

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 311.479K)
T 1002/14 (Rinse agent / ECOLAB) of 22.11.2016

Online on

11.05.2017

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

22.11.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C11D 1/00
C11D 3/00

Application no.

01942003.3

Keywords

Added matter (main request) : yes
Admissibility of auxiliary request 1 : yes
Clarity of claim 1 (auxiliary requests 1 and 2) : no - more than one possible interpretation of claim 1 due to amendments made
Clarity (auxiliary request 3) : not open to objections in accordance with G 3/14
Added matter (auxiliary request 3) : no - supported intermediate generalisation
Novelty (auxiliary request 3) : yes

Application title

Rinse agent composition and method for rinsing a substrate surface

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T100214.20161122

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 634.091K)
T 2178/14 (Silver catalyst/SD) of 18.4.2017

Online on

11.05.2017

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

18.4.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B01J 2/00

Application no.

04749657.5

Keywords

Main request - clarity (yes) - after amendment
Main request - Novelty (yes) - after amendment
Main request - Inventive step (yes) - unexpected improvement

Application title

Ethylene oxide catalyst

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T217814.20170418

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 291.812K)
T 2193/14 () of 14.3.2017

Online on

11.05.2017

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

14.3.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B60S 1/38
B60S 1/40

Application no.

05017761.7

Keywords

Sufficiency of disclosure (yes)
Inventive step (yes)
Admissibility of late filed documents (no)

Application title

Arrangement introduced in wiper blade

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T219314.20170314

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 331.484K)
T 0736/15 (Scribed wafer substrate / RANDOX LABORATORIES) of 8.5.2017

Online on

11.05.2017

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

8.5.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B01J 19/00
G01N 33/552
C12Q 1/68

Application no.

06765169.5

Keywords

Compliance with the requirements of Article 84 EPC (yes) : description brought into agreement with the claims
Inventive step (yes)

Application title

Manufacture of array chips

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T073615.20170508

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 393.823K)
T 1260/15 () of 21.2.2017

Online on

11.05.2017

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

21.2.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 8/02
A61K 8/34
A61K 8/37
A61K 8/41
A61K 8/46
A61Q 5/02

Application no.

05853907.3

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)

Application title

SHAMPOO CONTAINING A GEL NETWORK

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T126015.20170221

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 407.270K)
T 1817/15 (New evidence on appeal/SIPCO) of 12.1.2017

Online on

11.05.2017

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

12.1.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G08B 25/00
H04L 29/08
H04L 12/26
H04Q 9/00

Application no.

01959658.4

Keywords

Clarity - main request (yes, after amendment)
Added subject-matter - main request (no)
Extension of scope of protection - main request (no)
Admission of late-filed documents - (yes): appropriate reaction to amended claims and first-instance decision
Remittal to first instance for further prosecution - (yes)

Application title

Wireless communication networks for providing remote monitoring of devices

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T181715.20170112

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 422.648K)
T 2144/15 () of 5.5.2017

Online on

11.05.2017

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

5.5.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F26B 21/04
F26B 21/06
F26B 23/00

Application no.

11810548.5

Keywords

Neuheit - (ja)
Rechtliches Gehör - Verletzung (nein)
Zurückverweisung an die erste Instanz - (ja)

Application title

VERFAHREN ZUR HOLZTROCKNUNG

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T214415.20170505

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 321.692K)
D 0001/96 () of 18.7.1997

Online on

10.05.2017

Board

DBA

Decision date

18.7.1997

Proc. language

FR

IPC

-

Application no.

-

Keywords

-

Application title

-

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:1997:D000196.19970718

Distribution

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 575.537K)
T 2104/11 (Generating derivative words/GUANGDONG GUOBI) of 17.3.2017

Online on

10.05.2017

Board

3.5.07

Decision date

17.3.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 17/27

Application no.

09151028.9

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)

Application title

Method and system for generating derivative words

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T210411.20170317

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 309.838K)
T 2309/11 (USB autorun device I/ARKEYTYP) of 24.4.2017

Online on

10.05.2017

Board

3.5.06

Decision date

24.4.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 9/445

Application no.

07848476.3

Keywords

Inventive step - both requests (no)

Application title

USB autorun device

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T230911.20170424

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 323.699K)
T 0167/12 () of 7.4.2017

Online on

10.05.2017

Board

3.5.04

Decision date

7.4.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

H04N 3/15

Application no.

03020951.4

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hauptantrag (nein)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - erster und dritter Hilfsantrag (nein)

Application title

Auslösen von Bildaufnahmen

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T016712.20170407

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 373.188K)
T 0986/12 () of 31.3.2017

Online on

10.05.2017

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

31.3.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B62M 25/08

Application no.

03009966.7

Keywords

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

Application title

System for controlling a bicycle transmission

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T098612.20170331

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 369.453K)
T 2025/12 (Copper-catalysed synthesis of 1,2,3-triazoles/SCRIPPS) of 15.2.2017

Online on

10.05.2017

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

15.2.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07D 249/04

Application no.

03731490.3

Keywords

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

Application title

COPPER-CATALYSED LIGATION OF AZIDES AND ACETYLENES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T202512.20170215

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 389.846K)
T 0688/13 () of 10.2.2017

Online on

10.05.2017

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

10.2.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A23L 1/275
A23L 1/035

Application no.

08004244.3

Keywords

Mangelnde Offenbarung
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Bonuseffekt (Hauptantrag: ja, Hilfsantrag 1: nein)

Application title

Farbstoff-Emulsion und Emulgatorzusammensetzung sowie deren Verwendung

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T068813.20170210

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 410.054K)
T 1279/13 () of 6.4.2017

Online on

10.05.2017

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

6.4.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61F 13/15

Application no.

04754834.2

Keywords

Amendments - added subject-matter (yes)
Amendments - main request, auxiliary request 1
Late-filed auxiliary requests - admitted (no)
Late-filed auxiliary requests - auxiliary requests 2 and 3

Application title

FLUID MANAGEMENT ARTICLE HAVING BODY-FACEABLE PROTRUSIONS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T127913.20170406

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 350.757K)
T 2138/13 () of 27.4.2017

Online on

10.05.2017

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

27.4.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A61K 9/70
A61K 47/32
A61K 47/34
A61K 31/465

Application no.

06723143.1

Keywords

Spät vorgebrachte Argumente - zugelassen (nein)
Neuheit - (ja)
Beschwerdeentscheidung - Zurückverweisung an die erste Instanz (ja)

Application title

FASERFREIES TRANSDERMALES THERAPEUTISCHES SYSTEM UND VERFAHREN ZU SEINER HERSTELLUNG

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T213813.20170427

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 336.197K)
T 2398/13 () of 25.4.2017

Online on

10.05.2017

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

25.4.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G07C 11/00
G08G 1/00

Application no.

09776309.8

Keywords

Amendments - allowable (no)

Application title

METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR CHECKING AND MANAGING QUEUE OF VEHICLES AT BORDER-CROSSING

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T239813.20170425

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 321.454K)
T 0153/14 () of 1.3.2017

Online on

10.05.2017

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

1.3.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08L 33/02
C08K 3/36
C08K 5/00

Application no.

06811261.4

Keywords

Grounds for opposition - insufficiency of disclosure (main request: yes)
Late-filed request - admitted (auxiliary requests A-C: no; auxiliary requests D, 29 and 30: yes)
Inventive step (auxiliary request D: yes)

Application title

WATER-ABSORBENT AGENT COMPOSITION AND METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING SAME

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T015314.20170301

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 531.270K)
T 0472/14 () of 21.3.2017

Online on

10.05.2017

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

21.3.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08F 4/22
C08F 4/16
C08F 10/02

Application no.

07728114.5

Keywords

Grounds for opposition - insufficiency of disclosure (no)
Appeal decision - remittal to the department of first instance (yes)

Application title

CHROMIUM-BASED CATALYSTS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T047214.20170321

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 368.304K)
T 1040/14 (USB autorun device II/ARKEYTYP) of 24.4.2017

Online on

10.05.2017

Board

3.5.06

Decision date

24.4.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 9/445
H05K 5/02

Application no.

10196044.1

Keywords

Inventive step - both requests (no)

Application title

USB autorun device

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T104014.20170424

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 341.467K)
T 1691/15 () of 27.7.2016

Online on

10.05.2017

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

27.7.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B65B 69/00

Application no.

09765878.5

Keywords

Zulässigkeit der Beschwerde (bejaht)
Änderungen - zulässig (bejaht)
Ausreichende Offenbarung (bejaht)
Neuheit (bejaht)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit (bejaht)
Verfahrensfehler (verneint)
Akteneinsicht - Ausschluss von Unterlagen von der Akteneinsicht (verneint)
Bekanntmachung des gesamten Schriftwechsels an alle Beteiligten eines mehrseitigen Verfahrens
Vorlage an die Große Beschwerdekammer (verneint)

Application title

-

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T169115.20160727

Distribution

A

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 69.484K)
T 1691/15 () of 27.7.2016

Online on

10.05.2017

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

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A

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 613.064K)
T 1691/15 () of 27.7.2016

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10.05.2017

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

27.7.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B65B 69/00

Application no.

09765878.5

Keywords

Recevabilité du recours (oui)"
Modifications - recevables (oui)
Suffisance de l'exposé (oui)
Nouveauté (oui)
Activité inventive (oui)
Vice de procédure (non)
Inspection publique des dossiers - Exclusion de documents de l'inspection publique des dossiers (non)
Notification de l'ensemble de la correspondance à toutes les parties dans une procédure inter partes
Saisine de la Grande Chambre de recours (non)

Application title

-

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T169115.20160727

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A

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 70.777K)
T 0091/16 (Sealing arrangement with trough/DONALDSON) of 10.3.2017

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10.05.2017

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

10.3.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B01D 46/02
B01D 46/52
F02M 35/024

Application no.

05778924.0

Keywords

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

Application title

AIR FILTER ASSEMBLY

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T009116.20170310

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Decision

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T 0978/12 () of 14.3.2017

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09.05.2017

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

14.3.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F23N 5/20
F23N 5/10
F24C 3/12

Application no.

01128753.9

Keywords

Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)
Late-filed evidence - admitted (no)

Application title

Pulsed sequence burner control with valve

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T097812.20170314

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D

Decision

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T 0329/13 () of 8.3.2017

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09.05.2017

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

8.3.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B65D 5/66
B65D 85/10

Application no.

07766609.7

Keywords

Late-filed evidence - admitted (yes)
Claims - clarity (yes)
Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

A RIGID PACKET WITH A HINGED LID

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T032913.20170308

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D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 426.452K)
T 0704/15 () of 16.2.2017

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09.05.2017

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

16.2.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B60S 1/38

Application no.

08103124.7

Keywords

Novelty - main request (no)
Auxiliary request 1 already filed in opposition proceedings - admitted (yes)
Amendments - auxiliary request 1
Amendments - allowable (yes)
Inventive step - auxiliary request 1 (yes)

Application title

Wiper blade

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T070415.20170216

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D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 401.732K)
D 0003/80 () of 21.12.1981

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08.05.2017

Board

DBA

Decision date

21.12.1981

Proc. language

DE

IPC

-

Application no.

-

Keywords

-

Application title

-

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:1981:D000380.19811221

Distribution

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 212.712K)
D 0005/80 () of 21.12.1981

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Board

DBA

Decision date

21.12.1981

Proc. language

DE

IPC

-

Application no.

-

Keywords

-

Application title

-

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:1981:D000580.19811221

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Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 195.342K)
D 0003/81 () of 24.2.1983

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DBA

Decision date

24.2.1983

Proc. language

DE

IPC

-

Application no.

-

Keywords

-

Application title

-

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:1983:D000381.19830224

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Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 170.135K)
D 0003/82 () of 24.2.1983

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Board

DBA

Decision date

24.2.1983

Proc. language

DE

IPC

-

Application no.

-

Keywords

-

Application title

-

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:1983:D000382.19830224

Distribution

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 521.816K)
D 0004/82 () of 24.2.1983

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DBA

Decision date

24.2.1983

Proc. language

DE

IPC

-

Application no.

-

Keywords

-

Application title

-

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:1983:D000482.19830224

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Decision

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D 0010/82 () of 24.2.1983

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DBA

Decision date

24.2.1983

Proc. language

DE

IPC

-

Application no.

-

Keywords

-

Application title

-

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:1983:D001082.19830224

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Decision

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D 0001/83 () of 20.12.1983

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DBA

Decision date

20.12.1983

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EN

IPC

-

Application no.

-

Keywords

-

Application title

-

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:1983:D000183.19831220

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Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 175.116K)
D 0002/83 () of 20.12.1983

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DBA

Decision date

20.12.1983

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EN

IPC

-

Application no.

-

Keywords

-

Application title

-

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:1983:D000283.19831220

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Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 106.187K)
D 0004/83 () of 20.12.1983

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DBA

Decision date

20.12.1983

Proc. language

EN

IPC

-

Application no.

-

Keywords

-

Application title

-

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:1983:D000483.19831220

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Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 363.136K)
D 0001/88 () of 15.9.1988

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Board

DBA

Decision date

15.9.1988

Proc. language

DE

IPC

-

Application no.

-

Keywords

-

Application title

-

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:1988:D000188.19880915

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Decision

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D 0003/88 () of 15.9.1988

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Board

DBA

Decision date

15.9.1988

Proc. language

DE

IPC

-

Application no.

-

Keywords

-

Application title

-

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:1988:D000388.19880915

Distribution

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 270.152K)
D 0004/88 () of 15.9.1988

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Board

DBA

Decision date

15.9.1988

Proc. language

DE

IPC

-

Application no.

-

Keywords

-

Application title

-

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:1988:D000488.19880915

Distribution

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 277.847K)
D 0005/88 () of 4.7.1989

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Board

DBA

Decision date

4.7.1989

Proc. language

DE

IPC

-

Application no.

-

Keywords

-

Application title

-

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:1989:D000588.19890704

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Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 356.057K)
D 0006/88 () of 3.2.1989

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Board

DBA

Decision date

3.2.1989

Proc. language

FR

IPC

-

Application no.

-

Keywords

-

Application title

-

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:1989:D000688.19890203

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Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 195.965K)
T 2445/11 (Personalized presentations/MOET HENNESSY) of 2.5.2017

Online on

08.05.2017

Board

3.5.07

Decision date

2.5.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 17/21

Application no.

08804326.0

Keywords

Interlocutory revision - department of first instance should have rectified decision (yes)
Remittal to the department of first instance - (yes)
Reimbursement of appeal fee - violation of the right to be heard (yes)
Oral proceedings - before board of appeal (no)

Application title

Systems and methods for generating personalized dynamic presentations from non-personalized presentation structures and contents

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T244511.20170502

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 298.133K)
T 0347/12 (Particules cristallines de maltitol/ROQUETTE FRERES) of 25.1.2017

Online on

04.05.2017

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

25.1.2017

Proc. language

FR

IPC

C07H 15/04
A23G 3/00

Application no.

01402935.9

Keywords

Preuves produites tardivement - recevable (non)
Possibilité d'exécuter l'invention - (oui)
Nouveauté - (oui)
Activité inventive - (oui)

Application title

Procédé de production d'une poudre contenant des particles cristallines de maltitol

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T034712.20170125

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 393.574K)
T 0210/15 () of 23.2.2017

Online on

04.05.2017

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

23.2.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B60R 13/02

Application no.

04101058.8

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hauptantrag, Hilfsantrag 1, Hilfsantrag 2
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (nein)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hilfsantrag 3
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)

Application title

Kraftfahrzeug-Innenverkleidungsteil mit Metallstruktur

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T021015.20170223

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 374.531K)
T 2031/15 () of 23.3.2017

Online on

04.05.2017

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

23.3.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G03F 7/32

Application no.

09161047.7

Keywords

Main request and new first auxiliary request: inventive step (no)
Remaining auxiliary requests: not admitted

Application title

Processing liquid for lithographic printing plate development and method of producing lithographic printing plates

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T203115.20170323

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 322.094K)
T 2068/15 () of 25.1.2017

Online on

04.05.2017

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

25.1.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B32B 27/40

Application no.

06751415.8

Keywords

Public prior use - implicit confidentiality (no)
Public prior use - standard of proof
Public prior use - analysability of product (yes)
Public prior use - closest prior art (yes)
Admission of late-filed documents (yes)
Unsubstantiated auxiliary requests - not deemed to be validly filed

Application title

MULTILAYER POLYURETHANE PROTECTIVE FILMS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T206815.20170125

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 592.771K)
T 2096/10 (M-Commerce virtual cash system / QUALCOMM) of 2.3.2017

Online on

03.05.2017

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

2.3.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06Q 30/00
G06Q 20/00

Application no.

07758644.4

Keywords

Inventive step - virtual cash system (no
Inventive step - not technical)

Application title

M-COMMERCE VIRTUAL CASH SYSTEM, METHOD, AND APPARATUS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T209610.20170302

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 310.430K)
T 2370/11 () of 9.3.2017

Online on

03.05.2017

Board

3.5.04

Decision date

9.3.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04N 7/50

Application no.

03700321.7

Keywords

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

Application title

Grouping of image frames in video coding

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T237011.20170309

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 391.092K)
T 2380/11 () of 21.10.2016

Online on

03.05.2017

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

21.10.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B42D 15/10

Application no.

05803134.5

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - nein

Application title

Sicherheitsdokument mit Lichtquelle und Lichtverarbeitungsvorrichtung

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T238011.20161021

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 339.974K)
T 2400/11 () of 24.4.2017

Online on

03.05.2017

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

24.4.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01N 21/35

Application no.

04749622.9

Keywords

Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR THE MONITORING AND CONTROL OF COMBUSTION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T240011.20170424

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 358.874K)
T 2452/11 () of 23.3.2017

Online on

03.05.2017

Board

3.5.04

Decision date

23.3.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04N 7/167

Application no.

02792388.7

Keywords

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

Application title

Elementary stream partial encryption

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T245211.20170323

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 363.218K)
T 0446/12 () of 8.2.2017

Online on

03.05.2017

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

8.2.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B29C 45/16

Application no.

05000727.7

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - nein

Application title

Transparente flächige Kunststoff-Fensterscheibe eines Kraftfahrzeugs mit kaschierter Anguss-Stelle, Verfahren zur Herstellung derselben und Verwendung derselben

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T044612.20170208

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 549.477K)
T 1658/12 () of 6.4.2017

Online on

03.05.2017

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

6.4.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G07F 9/00

Application no.

05821081.6

Keywords

Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

USER-SPECIFIC DISPENSING SYSTEM

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T165812.20170406

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 338.423K)
T 2094/12 () of 5.4.2017

Online on

03.05.2017

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

5.4.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A21B 3/13
A47J 37/01
B65D 81/34
B65D 85/36
B65D 25/56
B65D 25/08

Application no.

04762873.0

Keywords

Admissibility of appeal - (yes)
Examination of the opposition - extent of power to examine an opposition
Novelty - main request (prima facie
Novelty - yes)
Late-filed argument - admitted (no)

Application title

PREFILLED PACKING USEABLE AS BAKING TIN AND A RECIPE FOR INGREDIENTS BEING PREFILLED IN THE PACKING

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T209412.20170405

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 361.991K)
T 0539/13 () of 9.12.2016

Online on

03.05.2017

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

9.12.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B42D 15/10

Application no.

01943674.0

Keywords

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

Application title

A Security Device

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T053913.20161209

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 510.518K)
T 0930/13 (M-Commerce virtual cash system / QUALCOMM) of 2.3.2017

Online on

03.05.2017

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

2.3.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06Q 30/00
G06Q 20/00

Application no.

10004409.8

Keywords

Inventive step - virtual cash system (no
Inventive step - not technical)
Inventive step - account record with security code (no
Inventive step - obvious use of known means)

Application title

M-Commerce virtual cash system, method and apparatus

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T093013.20170302

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 280.337K)
T 1811/13 () of 8.11.2016

Online on

03.05.2017

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

8.11.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B41J 2/175

Application no.

04030458.6

Keywords

Claim intepretation
Clarity (yes)
Inadmissible extension (no)
Novelty (yes)
Inventive step (yes)

Application title

Liquid container, liquid supplying system, manufacturing method therefor, circuit board therefor and liquid containing cartridge

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T181113.20161108

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 610.605K)
T 2384/13 () of 11.4.2017

Online on

03.05.2017

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

11.4.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B41L 47/46

Application no.

02725957.1

Keywords

Late-filed evidence - document could have been filed in first instance proceedings (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

Loss of Funds Prevention for Postage Meters and Personal Computer Meters

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T238413.20170411

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 516.045K)
T 0258/15 () of 22.3.2017

Online on

03.05.2017

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

22.3.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

E05B 7/00
E05B 17/22
E05B 47/00
E05B 65/20

Application no.

99121669.8

Keywords

Amendments
Novelty
Inventive step
Reimbursement of appeal fee - (no)

Application title

Vehicle door handle

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T025815.20170322

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 394.689K)
T 0530/15 (Electricity cogeneration/CEMEX) of 24.2.2017

Online on

03.05.2017

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

24.2.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C04B 7/47
F27D 17/00

Application no.

09757867.8

Keywords

Request not to admit a document filed with the grounds of appeal (rejected)
Amendments - allowable (yes)
Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

ENHANCED ELECTRICITY COGENERATION IN CEMENT CLINKER PRODUCTION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T053015.20170224

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 297.886K)
T 1269/15 () of 15.2.2017

Online on

03.05.2017

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

15.2.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B32B 15/04
B32B 9/00
C25D 11/02
B22F 3/00
C04B 37/02

Application no.

02739835.3

Keywords

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

Application title

APPLICATION AND MANUFACTURING METHOD FOR A CERAMIC TO METAL SEAL

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T126915.20170215

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 337.089K)
T 0241/16 () of 22.3.2017

Online on

03.05.2017

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

22.3.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B60N 2/56
B60H 1/00
B60H 1/22

Application no.

08001347.7

Keywords

Neuheit - Hauptantrag und Hilfsantrag 1 (nein)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hilfsantrag 6 (nein) und Hilfsantrag 1 modifiziert (ja)

Application title

Elektrische Zusatzheizung für ein Kraftfahrzeug

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T024116.20170322

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 341.394K)
T 0225/87 () of 22.3.1988

Online on

03.05.2017

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

22.3.1988

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C11B 7/00

Application no.

82201077.3

Keywords

Missing Statement of Grounds

Application title

Fractionation of fats using a liquefied gas or a gas in the supercritical state

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:1988:T022587.19880322

Distribution

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 148.874K)
J 0012/16 (Umschreibung im Europäischen Patentregister) of 25.4.2017

Online on

02.05.2017

Board

3.1.01

Decision date

25.4.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A61M 5/31
A61L 31/08
B05D 1/00
B05D 7/00
B65D 83/00
C08J 7/04
C23C 16/00
A61M 39/08
A61B 5/15

Application no.

13001970.6

Keywords

Wesentlicher Verfahrensmangel - Rückzahlung der Beschwerdegebühr (nein)

Application title

Hydrophil innenbeschichtetes medizintechnisches Gerät

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:J001216.20170425

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 282.640K)
T 0648/12 () of 25.4.2017

Online on

02.05.2017

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

25.4.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G09B 9/00

Application no.

03739003.6

Keywords

Remittal to the department of first instance

Application title

A TRAINING DEVICE USING ELECTRONIC WORKOUT SCRIPTS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T064812.20170425

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 289.221K)
T 1119/12 (Orthogonal oligonucleotides/SIEMENS HEALTHCARE DIAGNOSTICS) of 21.3.2017

Online on

02.05.2017

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

21.3.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12Q 1/68

Application no.

06734145.3

Keywords

Main Request and Auxiliary Request 1 - extension beyond the content of the application as filed (yes)
Auxiliary request 2 - inventive step (no)

Application title

HIGHLY ORTHOGONAL UNIVERSAL SEQUENCES FOR USE IN NUCLEIC ACID ASSAYS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T111912.20170321

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 340.989K)
T 1800/12 () of 8.3.2017

Online on

02.05.2017

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

8.3.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01N 21/83
G01N 33/53

Application no.

02790875.5

Keywords

Admissibility of amended requests (fourth auxiliary request: no)
Added subject-matter (main request: yes)
Clarity (first to third auxiliary requests: no)
Novelty and inventive step (fifth auxiliary request: yes)

Application title

CONCENTRATION MEASURING METHOD

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T180012.20170308

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 492.864K)
T 0162/13 () of 7.3.2017

Online on

02.05.2017

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

7.3.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C08C 19/02
C08K 5/09
C08K 5/14
C08L 9/02

Application no.

06024868.9

Keywords

Spät eingereichte Tatsachen - zugelassen (nein)
Spät eingereichte Tatsachen - Antrag hätte bereits im erstinstanzlichen Verfahren vorgebracht werden können
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)
Anwendbarkeit des Konstrukts gemäß G 7/95 - nicht entschieden

Application title

Mikrogel-enthaltende vulkanisierbare Zusammensetzung auf Basis von hydriertem Nitrilkautschuk

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T016213.20170307

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 387.663K)
T 1570/13 () of 23.3.2017

Online on

02.05.2017

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

23.3.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08L 23/10
C08K 5/43
C08F 8/34

Application no.

00944799.6

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)
Inventive step - all requests- two documents equally valid as closest state of the art
Inventive step - invention must be non-obvious over both

Application title

POLYOLEFIN COMPOSITION WITH IMPROVED IMPACT PROPERTIES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T157013.20170323

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 340.253K)
T 1636/13 () of 29.3.2017

Online on

02.05.2017

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

29.3.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C08K 13/02

Application no.

07724388.9

Keywords

Zulässigkeit der Beschwerde - Beschwerdeschrift
Zulässigkeit der Beschwerde - Name und Anschrift des Beschwerdeführers
Neuheit - Hauptantrag (ja)
Beschwerdeentscheidung - Zurückverweisung an die erste Instanz (ja)
Kostenverteilung - (nein)

Application title

DÄMMENDER GESCHÄUMTER WERKSTOFF

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T163613.20170329

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 397.371K)
T 1903/14 (Drying of R-1234yf/MEXICHEM) of 15.3.2017

Online on

02.05.2017

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

15.3.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B01D 53/26
C07C 17/389

Application no.

07733228.6

Keywords

Inventive step (no)
Inventive step - all requests
Inventive step - reasonable expectation of success

Application title

Process for drying a gas stream comprising a fluoropropene

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T190314.20170315

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 351.405K)

April 2017

T 0810/10 (Tissue-forming structure/VBI TECHNOLOGIES) of 16.3.2017

Online on

28.04.2017

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

16.3.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61F 2/02
A61F 2/04
A61F 2/28
A61L 27/52
A61L 27/54
A61L 27/56

Application no.

99921398.6

Keywords

Novelty (no)
Inventive step - obvious alternative
Late-filed request - same amendment not admitted in first-instance proceedings

Application title

GUIDED DEVELOPMENT AND SUPPORT OF HYDROGEL-CELL COMPOSITIONS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T081010.20170316

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 358.144K)
T 1280/12 () of 31.3.2017

Online on

28.04.2017

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

31.3.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A01B 15/08
A01B 15/02

Application no.

05008257.7

Keywords

Neuheit und erfinderische Tätigkeit
Neuheit - Anspruch 1 (ja)

Application title

Boden führende Werkzeuge für Bodenbearbeitungsgeräte

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T128012.20170331

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 320.960K)
T 1695/12 () of 9.3.2017

Online on

28.04.2017

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

9.3.2017

Proc. language

FR

IPC

B21C 51/00
G01N 19/08
B24B 33/055

Application no.

05819323.6

Keywords

Nouveauté - requête principale (non)
Requêtes subsidiaires produites tardivement - report de la procédure orale aurait été nécessaire
Activité inventive - requête subsidiaire (non)

Application title

PROCEDE ET DISPOSITIF D'INSPECTION D'UNE BANDE LAMINEE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T169512.20170309

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 315.444K)
T 1879/13 () of 4.4.2017

Online on

28.04.2017

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

4.4.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A61K 49/00

Application no.

03757950.5

Keywords

Patentansprüche - Klarheit
Patentansprüche - Hauptantrag (ja)
Beschwerdeentscheidung - Zurückverweisung an die erste Instanz (ja)

Application title

VERWENDUNG EINES FÄRBEMITTELS ZUR ANFÄRBUNG VON DER AUGENLINSENKAPSEL ODER VON AN DER NETZHAUT DES AUGES ENTSTANDENEN MEMBRANEN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T187913.20170404

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 287.409K)
T 2135/13 (Thermal cycling apparatus/LIFE TECHNOLOGIES) of 14.12.2016

Online on

28.04.2017

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

14.12.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B01L 7/00
C12Q 1/68

Application no.

04753774.1

Keywords

Amendments - allowable (yes)
Claims - conciseness (yes)
Claims - clarity (yes)
Sufficiency of disclosure - (yes)
Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - improvement not credible
Inventive step - non-obvious alternative
Substantial procedural violation - (no)

Application title

THERMAL CYCLING APPARATUS FOR PROVIDING THERMAL UNIFORMITY

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T213513.20161214

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 457.762K)
T 0863/14 () of 2.2.2017

Online on

28.04.2017

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

2.2.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B23B 51/02

Application no.

06765199.2

Keywords

Inventive step - main request (no)
Inventive step - auxiliary request 3 (yes)
Claims - clarity (yes)
Late-filed request - adjournment of oral proceedings would have been required (yes)

Application title

TWIST DRILL

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T086314.20170202

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 348.013K)
T 2306/14 () of 10.3.2017

Online on

28.04.2017

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

10.3.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B63H 25/38

Application no.

04740144.3

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Patent wie erteilt, Hilfsantrag 2, Hilfsantrag 4
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (nein)

Application title

RUDER FÜR SCHIFFE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T230614.20170310

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 345.801K)
T 0238/15 () of 16.2.2017

Online on

28.04.2017

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

16.2.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F16H 59/02

Application no.

02776737.5

Keywords

Neuheit
Erfinderische Tätigkeit
Ausreichende Offenbarung
Änderungen
Verspätetes Vorbringen - offenkundige Vorbenutzung zugelassen (nein)

Application title

SIGNALGEBER ZUM EINSTELLEN DER BETRIEBSZUSTÄNDE EINER SELBSTTÄTIGEN SCHALTVORRICHTUNG

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T023815.20170216

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 369.938K)
T 0951/15 (Hydrogen-rich mixture/SHELL) of 3.4.2017

Online on

28.04.2017

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

3.4.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C01B 3/16
C01B 3/52

Application no.

10709836.0

Keywords

Claims - clarity
Claims - main request (yes)
Novelty - main request (yes)
Inventive step - non-obvious solution

Application title

Process to prepare a hydrogen-rich gas mixture

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T095115.20170403

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 311.380K)
T 1463/11 (Universal merchant platform / CardinalCommerce) of 29.11.2016

Online on

27.04.2017

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

29.11.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 17/60

Application no.

03760289.3

Keywords

Inventive step - mixture of technical and non-technical features
Inventive step - consideration of requirements given to skilled person
Inventive step - non-technical prejudice (no
Inventive step - cannot affect assessment of inventive step)
Inventive step - technical prejudice in the art (yes
Inventive step - prima facie)
Inventive step - non-obvious combination of known features

Application title

UNIVERSAL MERCHANT PLATFORM FOR PAYMENT AUTHENTICATION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T146311.20161129

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 371.387K)
T 1658/15 (Universal merchant platform II / Cardinalcommerce) of 29.11.2016

Online on

27.04.2017

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

29.11.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06Q 20/00

Application no.

10183825.8

Keywords

Inventive step - mixture of technical and non-technical features
Inventive step - consideration of requirements given to skilled person
non-technical prejudice (no - cannot affect assessment of inventive step)
techncial prejudice in the art (yes - prima facie)
non-obvious combination of known features

Application title

Universal merchant platform for payment authentication

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T165815.20161129

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 377.181K)
T 1199/12 (Beschleunigerdispersion / CONSTRUCTION RESEARCH & TECHNOLOGY GMBH … of 8.3.2017

Online on

26.04.2017

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

8.3.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C04B 40/00

Application no.

06014696.6

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (nein)
Spät eingereichte Hilfsanträge - Antrag eindeutig gewährbar (nein)
Spät eingereichte Hilfsanträge - Rechtfertigung für späte Vorlage (nein)
Verspätetes Vorbringen - Dokument erstinstanzlich zugelassen (nein)

Application title

Stabile Spritzbetonbeschleunigerdispersion mit hohem Aktivstoffgehalt

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T119912.20170308

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 427.069K)
T 2000/12 () of 22.3.2017

Online on

26.04.2017

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

22.3.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

H02K 5/02
H02K 5/08
H02K 7/102
H02K 7/08
H02K 5/173
B66B 11/04

Application no.

01940503.4

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hauptantrag (nein)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hilfsanträge 1-5 (nein)
Änderungen - unzulässige Erweiterung Hilfsanträge 6-10 (ja)
Spät eingereichte Tatsachen - zugelassen (nein)
Spät eingereichter Antrag - Antrag eindeutig gewährbar (nein)

Application title

Aufzugantrieb mit tragenden Kunststoffteilen

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T200012.20170322

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 381.221K)
T 0744/13 () of 18.4.2017

Online on

26.04.2017

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

18.4.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61F 13/532
A61F 13/535
A61F 13/539
A61F 13/534
A61F 13/15

Application no.

03002677.7

Keywords

Withdrawal of approval of any text for maintenance of the patent

Application title

Comfortable diaper

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T074413.20170418

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 234.661K)
T 0747/14 () of 7.2.2017

Online on

26.04.2017

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

7.2.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F26B 13/28
D21F 3/02

Application no.

03816537.9

Keywords

-

Application title

A PRESS APPARATUS FOR REMOVING WATER FROM A WEB

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T074714.20170207

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 387.335K)
T 1200/15 () of 15.2.2017

Online on

26.04.2017

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

15.2.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A47J 31/02
A47J 31/10
A47J 31/40
A47J 31/42
A47J 31/44
A47J 41/00
A47G 19/14

Application no.

07718603.9

Keywords

Admissibility - late filed main request (no), auxiliary request (yes)
Added subject-matter - claims 1 to 4 of auxiliary request (no)
Remittal to the department of first instance

Application title

DRIP FILTER COFFEE MAKER

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T120015.20170215

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 299.160K)
T 2212/16 () of 18.4.2017

Online on

26.04.2017

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

18.4.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A61Q 5/04
A61K 8/55
A61K 8/06
A61K 8/92

Application no.

04007165.6

Keywords

Zulässigkeit der Beschwerde - fehlende Beschwerdebegründung

Application title

Wellmittel für keratinische Fasern enthaltend Parfümöle

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T221216.20170418

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 226.368K)
T 0259/13 (Phosphoramiditliganden/BASF) of 26.4.2016

Online on

24.04.2017

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

26.4.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B01J 31/02
C07C 45/50

Application no.

04790777.9

Keywords

Grundlage des Verfahrens - geändertes Vorbringen und Heranziehen erstinstanzlich nicht zugelassener Dokumente
Spät eingereichtes Dokument - Rechtfertigung für späte Vorlage (nein)
Ausreichende Offenbarung - Ausführbarkeit (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hauptantrag (ja)

Application title

STABILISIERUNG VON HYDROFORMYLIERUNGSKATALYSATOREN AUF BASIS VON PHOSPHORAMIDITLIGANDEN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T025913.20160426

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 372.210K)
T 0561/14 (Flow distribution/UNIVATION) of 1.3.2017

Online on

24.04.2017

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

1.3.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B01J 8/18

Application no.

05730924.7

Keywords

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

Application title

Angular flow distribution head

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T056114.20170301

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 407.267K)
T 0751/14 () of 9.12.2016

Online on

24.04.2017

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

9.12.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B32B 27/20
B32B 38/06
A61F 13/15

Application no.

05018519.8

Keywords

Late-filed request - admitted (yes)
Amendments - extension beyond the content of the application as filed (no)
Sufficiency of disclosure (yes)
Novelty (yes)
Inventive step (yes)

Application title

Method for producing a composite elastic web and product obtained by the method

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T075114.20161209

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 443.817K)
T 1985/15 () of 8.3.2017

Online on

24.04.2017

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

8.3.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B64F 1/22

Application no.

09775959.1

Keywords

Zulässigkeit der Beschwerde (nein)

Application title

AUTOMATISCHES SYSTEM ZUM MANÖVRIEREN VON LUFTFAHRZEUGEN AM BODEN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T198515.20170308

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 289.512K)
T 1934/12 () of 15.3.2017

Online on

20.04.2017

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

15.3.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A22C 21/00

Application no.

05077540.2

Keywords

Amendments - added subject-matter (no)
Late-filed request - amendments after arrangement of oral proceedings
Late-filed request - admitted (yes)
Novelty - main request (yes)
Inventive step - main request (yes)

Application title

Filleting machine for poultry

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T193412.20170315

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 403.841K)
T 1955/12 () of 22.3.2017

Online on

20.04.2017

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

22.3.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61M 5/31

Application no.

03717859.7

Keywords

Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

A SYSTEM FOR MODIFICATION OF A DEVICE AND A DEVICE SUITABLE FOR MODIFICATION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T195512.20170322

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 505.931K)
T 0568/14 () of 1.3.2017

Online on

20.04.2017

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

1.3.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08J 7/04
C08L 75/04

Application no.

06825328.5

Keywords

Clarity in opposition proceedings
Added subject-matter
Sufficiency of disclosure
Novelty
Inventive step
Admission of inventive step attack
Admission of claim request

Application title

ANTI-FROST FILM ASSEMBLIES, METHOD OF MANUFACTURE, AND ARTICLES MADE THEREOF

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T056814.20170301

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 553.035K)
T 0571/15 () of 9.3.2017

Online on

20.04.2017

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

9.3.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C08J 11/06
C08L 19/00

Application no.

03025206.8

Keywords

Neuheit - (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)

Application title

Ummantelte Gummipartikel

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T057115.20170309

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 397.149K)
T 2023/11 (Computational expansion system/IMBERT) of 21.3.2017

Online on

19.04.2017

Board

3.5.06

Decision date

21.3.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 9/445

Application no.

05774417.9

Keywords

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

Application title

COMPUTATIONAL EXPANSION SYSTEM

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T202311.20170321

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 392.149K)
T 2137/12 (Composition oxydante/ L'OREAL) of 27.9.2016

Online on

19.04.2017

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

27.9.2016

Proc. language

FR

IPC

A61Q 5/10
A61Q 5/04
A61Q 5/06
A61Q 5/08
A61K 8/04
A61K 8/37
A61K 8/22
A61K 8/23
A61K 8/81
A61K 8/87
A61K 8/88
A61K 8/85
A61K 8/41

Application no.

06291348.8

Keywords

Motifs d'opposition - extension au-delà du contenu de la demande telle que déposée (non)
Motifs d'opposition - exposé insuffisant (non)
Activité inventive (oui)
Activité inventive - amélioration inattendue

Application title

Composition oxydante comprenant des composés insolubles, procédés mettant en oeuvre cette composition

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T213712.20160927

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 461.652K)
T 1607/13 (Methods of using FET labeled oligonucleotides that include a 3' 5 … of 26.1.2017

Online on

19.04.2017

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

26.1.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 6/00
C12Q 1/68

Application no.

08153863.9

Keywords

Main Request - Amendments (no)
Auxiliary request 1 - Amendments (yes)
Auxiliary request 1 - Lack of disclosure and lack of clarity (no)
Auxiliary request 1 -Inventive step (yes)

Application title

Methods of using FET labeled oligonucleotides that include a 3' 5' exonuclease resistant quencher domain and compositions for practicing the same

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T160713.20170126

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 515.619K)
T 2333/13 (Compositions cosmétiques contenant une silicone aminée et un agent … of 6.10.2016

Online on

19.04.2017

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

6.10.2016

Proc. language

FR

IPC

A61K 8/73
A61K 8/81
A61K 8/86
A61K 8/898
A61Q 5/12

Application no.

02292781.8

Keywords

Requêtes principale et subsidiaire 1 - Nouveauté (non)
Requêtes et subsidiaires 2, 3 et 4 - Activité inventive (non)

Application title

Compositions cosmétiques contenant une silicone aminée et un agent conditionneur et leurs utilisations

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T233313.20161006

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 479.453K)
T 0197/14 () of 5.4.2017

Online on

19.04.2017

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

5.4.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 8/18
A61P 17/14
A61K 31/22
A61K 31/357
C07D 317/30
C07D 319/06

Application no.

04771825.9

Keywords

Basis of decision - revocation of the patent at request of the patent proprietor

Application title

COMPOSITION AND METHOD FOR PROMOTING HAIR GROWTH

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T019714.20170405

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T 2164/14 (DRY POWDER COMPOSITION COMPRISING CO-JET MILLED PARTICLES FOR … of 8.11.2016

Online on

19.04.2017

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

8.11.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 9/14

Application no.

04768542.5

Keywords

Inventive step - All requests (no)

Application title

DRY POWDER COMPOSITION COMPRISING CO-JET MILLED PARTICLES FOR PULMONARY INHALATION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T216414.20161108

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D

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 368.254K)
T 0247/11 (Roasted cocoa beans/NESTEC) of 24.2.2017

Online on

18.04.2017

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

24.2.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12Q 1/68

Application no.

99952637.9

Keywords

Main and sole request - requirements of the EPC met (yes)

Application title

USE OF DNA IDENTIFICATION TECHNIQUES FOR THE DETERMINATION OF GENETIC MATERIAL OF COCOA IN FERMENTED OR ROASTED BEANS AND CHOCOLATE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T024711.20170224

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D

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 413.729K)
T 2318/12 () of 29.3.2017

Online on

18.04.2017

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

29.3.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A61K 31/135
A61K 31/381

Application no.

04741204.4

Keywords

Erlöschen des Patents in allen benannten Vertragsstaaten - Fortsetzung des Beschwerdeverfahrens (nein)

Application title

VERWENDUNG VON ROTIGOTIN ZUR BEHANDLUNG VON DEPRESSIONEN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T231812.20170329

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Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 240.243K)
T 0174/14 () of 13.10.2016

Online on

18.04.2017

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

13.10.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A23L 1/40
A23L 1/29
A23L 1/314
A23L 1/22
A23L 1/325
A23L 1/237
A23P 1/02
A23P 1/08

Application no.

02754594.6

Keywords

Admission of fresh experimental evidence E8 to E10 (no)
Admission of third auxiliary request filed at the oral proceedings (yes)
Clarity (yes)
Amendments - extension of protection conferred (no)
Inventive step (yes)

Application title

Bouillon powder

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T017414.20161013

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D

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 444.345K)
T 0306/14 () of 14.10.2016

Online on

18.04.2017

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

14.10.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A23L 1/40
A23L 1/29
A23L 1/314
A23L 1/22
A23L 1/325
A23L 1/237
A23P 1/02
A23P 1/08

Application no.

02750984.3

Keywords

Clarity (yes)
Amendments - extension of protection conferred (no)
Inventive step (yes)

Application title

Hard bouillon tablet

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T030614.20161014

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D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 452.327K)
T 1137/14 (Enzymes and pearlescent agent / P&G) of 31.5.2016

Online on

18.04.2017

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

31.5.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C11D 3/12
C11D 3/386
C11D 3/40
C11D 3/50
C11D 1/83

Application no.

08151863.1

Keywords

Inventive step (yes)

Application title

Method of cleaning laundry or hard surfaces

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T113714.20160531

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D

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 419.435K)
T 1649/14 () of 20.1.2017

Online on

18.04.2017

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

20.1.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A23G 3/50
A21D 13/08
A23G 3/54
A21C 15/04
A21D 8/02
A21D 10/02
A21D 13/00

Application no.

07741278.1

Keywords

Prior use - admitted (no)
Inventive step (yes)

Application title

Stick shaped snack and process for producing the same

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T164914.20170120

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D

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 359.729K)
T 2123/14 (Composition cosmétique détergente comprenant quatre tensioactifs et … of 27.10.2016

Online on

18.04.2017

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

27.10.2016

Proc. language

FR

IPC

A61K 8/39
A61K 8/44
A61K 8/46
A61K 8/60
A61K 8/92
A61Q 5/02
A61Q 5/12

Application no.

09306274.3

Keywords

Activité inventive - Toutes les requêtes (non)
Choix de l'état de la technique le plus proche

Application title

Composition cosmétique détergente comprenant quatre tensioactifs et un corps gras non siliconé

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T212314.20161027

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D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 393.815K)
T 0076/13 (Service platform for cellular telephony/ALCATEL) of 17.3.2017

Online on

13.04.2017

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

17.3.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04L 29/06
G06F 17/30
G06F 19/00

Application no.

04770602.3

Keywords

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

Application title

Service platform for cellular telephony

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T007613.20170317

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D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 286.429K)
T 1199/13 () of 21.3.2017

Online on

13.04.2017

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

21.3.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F01N 13/16
F01N 13/20

Application no.

06821742.1

Keywords

Amendments - added subject-matter (yes)
Amendments - main request and auxiliary request

Application title

DISCHARGE EXHAUST MUFFLER TIP FOR VEHICLE ENGINES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T119913.20170321

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D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 273.768K)
T 2022/11 () of 30.3.2017

Online on

12.04.2017

Board

3.5.04

Decision date

30.3.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04N 7/01

Application no.

96904562.4

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)

Application title

MULTI-FORMAT AUDIO/VIDEO PRODUCTION SYSTEM WITH FRAME-RATE CONVERSION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T202211.20170330

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 344.880K)
T 1018/12 (OFDM channel quality measurement/APPLE) of 4.4.2017

Online on

12.04.2017

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

4.4.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04L 1/20

Application no.

02767022.3

Keywords

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

Application title

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR CHANNEL QUALITY MEASUREMENTS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T101812.20170404

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D

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 260.840K)
T 1097/12 (Multiple touches detection on touch interface/NOKIA) of 14.3.2017

Online on

12.04.2017

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

14.3.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 3/041

Application no.

07764817.8

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)

Application title

IMPROVEMENTS IN OR RELATING TO USER INTERFACES AND ASSOCIATED APPARATUS AND METHODS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T109712.20170314

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D

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 282.049K)
T 1277/12 () of 7.4.2017

Online on

12.04.2017

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

7.4.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08F 2/22

Application no.

03739465.7

Keywords

Novelty - (no)
Right to be heard - opportunity to comment (yes)

Application title

METHOD FOR CONTROLLING THE STABILITY OF EMULSIONS AND STABILIZED EMULSIONS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T127712.20170407

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D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 253.046K)
T 0868/13 () of 9.3.2017

Online on

12.04.2017

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

9.3.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08L 23/14
C08L 23/10

Application no.

05815558.1

Keywords

Late-filed document - admitted (no)
Sufficiency of disclosure - Main and auxiliary requests
Sufficiency of disclosure - (no)

Application title

POLYOLEFINIC COMPOSITIONS HAVING GOOD WHITENING RESISTANCE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T086813.20170309

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D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 370.106K)
T 2006/13 () of 10.1.2017

Online on

12.04.2017

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

10.1.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

D21G 1/00
D21G 9/00

Application no.

08863004.1

Keywords

Inventive step - main request (yes)
Content of the Board's communication

Application title

METHOD FOR DEALING WITH FAULTS OCCURRING DURING THE MANUFACTURE OF A MATERIAL WEB

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T200613.20170110

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D

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 434.684K)
J 0023/14 (Re-establishment of rights) of 15.12.2016

Online on

11.04.2017

Board

3.1.01

Decision date

15.12.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H02M 5/458

Application no.

09736867.4

Keywords

Re-establishment of rights
point in time relevant for loss of rights in case of non-payment of renewal fee
all due care by the applicant (no)
independent cross-checking system (no)
isolated mistake within a normally satisfactory system (no)

Application title

INVERTER WITH COMMUTATION CIRCUIT

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:J002314.20161215

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 369.839K)
T 1137/12 () of 14.3.2017

Online on

11.04.2017

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

14.3.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B62M 9/10

Application no.

06001536.9

Keywords

Amendments - added subject-matter (yes) Main request and auxiliary requests 1 to 3

Application title

Bicycle sprocket assembly

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T113712.20170314

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 378.220K)
T 1596/12 () of 22.2.2017

Online on

11.04.2017

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

22.2.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

H02P 9/30

Application no.

98966834.8

Keywords

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

Application title

Verfahren zum Betreiben einer Windenergieanlage sowie Windenergieanlage

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T159612.20170222

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 293.230K)
T 2425/12 () of 7.2.2017

Online on

11.04.2017

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

7.2.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61B 8/08

Application no.

02712210.0

Keywords

Added subject-matter - main request and auxiliary request I (no)
Novelty - main request and auxiliary request I (no)
Admissibility of auxiliary request II filed during oral proceedings (no)

Application title

MEDICAL IMAGING AND NAVIGATION SYSTEM

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T242512.20170207

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 382.761K)
T 0292/13 () of 1.12.2016

Online on

11.04.2017

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

1.12.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 9/48
A61K 31/4745

Application no.

03731404.4

Keywords

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

Application title

ORAL PHARMACEUTICAL COMPOSITION FOR SOFT CAPSULES CONTAINING VINORELBINE AND METHOD OF TREATMENT

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T029213.20161201

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D

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 448.590K)
T 0489/13 () of 6.9.2016

Online on

11.04.2017

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

6.9.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 9/20
A61K 9/22
A61K 9/36
A61K 31/4412
A61P 35/00

Application no.

06707141.5

Keywords

Novelty - main request (yes)
Inventive step - main request (no)
Late-filed evidence - admitted (no)
Auxiliary request 1 - admitted (yes)
Remittal (yes)

Application title

PHARMACEUTICAL COMPOSITION COMPRISING AN OMEGA-CARBOXYARYL SUBSTITUTED DIPHENYL UREA FOR THE TREATMENT OF CANCER

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T048913.20160906

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 434.192K)
T 1152/13 () of 19.1.2017

Online on

11.04.2017

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

19.1.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08F 214/26

Application no.

04775999.8

Keywords

Late-filed request - submitted with the statement of grounds of appeal
Amendments - extension beyond the content of the application as filed (no)
Novelty (yes)
Inventive step (yes)

Application title

HIGH MELT FLOW FLUOROPOLYMER

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T115213.20170119

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 510.888K)
T 1933/13 () of 25.1.2017

Online on

11.04.2017

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

25.1.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C08F 210/00
C10L 1/00
C10M 101/00

Application no.

04803502.6

Keywords

Neuheit - Hauptantrag und Hilfsantrag 7 (nein)
Spät eingereichte Hilfsanträge 1, 2, 4, 5 und 8
Spät eingereichte Hilfsanträge - zugelassen (nein)
Patentansprüche - Klarheit
Patentansprüche - Hilfsanträge 3 und 6 (nein)

Application title

BRENNSTOFFÖLZUSAMMENSETZUNGEN MIT VERBESSERTEN KALTFLIESSEIGENSCHAFTEN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T193313.20170125

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 460.388K)
T 1941/13 () of 14.3.2017

Online on

11.04.2017

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

14.3.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 9/16
A61K 31/505

Application no.

07729974.1

Keywords

Inventive step - main request (yes)

Application title

PROCESS FOR PREPARING SPRAY-DRIED FORMULATIONS OF TMC125

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T194113.20170314

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 384.359K)
T 0357/14 (Microemulsion/KAO CORPORATION) of 20.12.2016

Online on

11.04.2017

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

20.12.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 8/86
A61K 8/33

Application no.

05020527.7

Keywords

Admissibility of appeal - (yes)
Main request - Amendments (yes)
Main request - Novelty (yes)
Main request - Inventive step (yes)

Application title

Microemulsion

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T035714.20161220

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 363.977K)
T 2311/14 (Zeolite-containing hydrocarbon-converting catalyst/China Petroleum & … of 10.3.2017

Online on

11.04.2017

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

10.3.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B01J 29/42
C10G 11/05

Application no.

05733042.5

Keywords

Late-filed request - admitted (yes)
Amendments - added subject-matter (no)
Claims - clarity (yes)
Novelty - (yes)
Remittal to the department of first instance - (yes)

Application title

A CATALYST CONTAINING ZEOLITE FOR HYDROCARBON CONVERTING AND PREPARATION THEREOF, AND A HYDROCARBON OIL CONVERTING METHOD USING SAID CATALYST

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T231114.20170310

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 442.022K)
T 1711/11 () of 9.11.2016

Online on

10.04.2017

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

9.11.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G06K 9/00

Application no.

02023745.9

Keywords

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

Application title

Prüfung von Bildaufnahmen von Personen

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T171111.20161109

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 432.991K)
T 2089/11 () of 7.3.2017

Online on

10.04.2017

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

7.3.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

H05B 3/12
H05B 3/22
H05B 1/02
B60H 1/22

Application no.

05003106.1

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)

Application title

Elektrische Heizeinrichtung, insbesondere für ein Kraftfahrzeug

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T208911.20170307

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 295.425K)
T 0191/12 () of 13.1.2017

Online on

10.04.2017

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

13.1.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01R 21/00
G01R 21/06

Application no.

04077530.6

Keywords

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

Application title

System and method of measuring electric energy in an electric motor drive

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T019112.20170113

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 388.613K)
T 1173/12 () of 14.2.2017

Online on

10.04.2017

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

14.2.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B23B 27/14
B23B 27/00
B23C 5/20

Application no.

00125694.0

Keywords

-

Application title

Cutting tool of polycrystalline hard sintered material

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T117312.20170214

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 317.909K)
T 2178/12 () of 8.2.2017

Online on

10.04.2017

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

8.2.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F02M 25/07

Application no.

07014901.8

Keywords

Änderungen - Offenbarung durch Zeichnung
Änderungen - unzulässige Erweiterung (ja)

Application title

Abgasrückführsystem

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T217812.20170208

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 352.209K)
T 2346/13 (Automatic field device service adviser/ROSEMOUNT) of 13.2.2017

Online on

10.04.2017

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

13.2.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G05B 19/418
G05B 23/02

Application no.

07838659.6

Keywords

Novelty - main request (no)
Inventive step - auxiliary request I (no)
Inventive step - auxiliary request III (no)
Clarity - auxiliary request II (no)
Admissibility - auxiliary request IIa (no)

Application title

Automatic field device service adviser

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T234613.20170213

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 337.657K)
T 1390/15 () of 9.2.2017

Online on

10.04.2017

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

9.2.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C22C 21/16

Application no.

04789094.2

Keywords

Grounds for opposition - added subject-matter (yes)

Application title

ALUMINUM-COPPER-MAGNESIUM ALLOYS HAVING ANCILLARY ADDITIONS OF LITHIUM

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T139015.20170209

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 268.494K)
T 0924/16 () of 5.4.2017

Online on

10.04.2017

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

5.4.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A61K 9/16
A61K 9/20
A61K 9/50

Application no.

06022985.3

Keywords

Zulässigkeit der Beschwerde - fehlende Beschwerdebegründung

Application title

Flupirtin umfassende Arzneimittelzubereitung mit kontrollierter Wirkstofffreisetzung

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T092416.20170405

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 232.062K)
T 0044/12 () of 11.1.2017

Online on

07.04.2017

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

11.1.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61M 5/168

Application no.

04256588.7

Keywords

Late filed request - admitted (yes)
Exceptions to patentability - (no)
Added subject-matter (no)
Novelty - (yes)
Remittal to the department of first instance - (yes)

Application title

Syringe pump rapid occlusion detection system

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T004412.20170111

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 440.088K)
T 0284/12 (Tumor antigens/AVENTIS PASTEUR) of 31.3.2017

Online on

07.04.2017

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

31.3.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12N 15/63
C07K 5/00
A61K 38/00

Application no.

03763065.4

Keywords

Main and sole request - sufficiency of disclosure (no);
Main and sole request - clarity (no)

Application title

TUMOR ANTIGENS BFA4 AND BCY1 FOR PREVENTION AND/OR TREATMENT OF CANCER

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T028412.20170331

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 355.701K)
T 1543/12 () of 19.4.2016

Online on

07.04.2017

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

19.4.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07C 229/26
A23K 1/16
A23K 1/175
A23K 1/00
C12P 13/08

Application no.

03001551.5

Keywords

Late submitted document - correct exercise of discretion (yes)
Right to be heard - opportunity to comment (yes)
Right to be heard - substantial procedural violation (no)
Main request - Sufficiency of disclosure - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

Dry granulated product containing-L-lysine as main component

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T154312.20160419

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 369.220K)
T 0781/13 (Detergent composition comprising LAS and a hydratable material / … of 25.10.2016

Online on

07.04.2017

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

25.10.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C11D 17/06
C11D 1/22
C11D 3/10
C11D 3/02

Application no.

05018031.4

Keywords

Admissibility of the main request submitted with the statement of grounds of appeal (patent as granted) : (no) - not examined by the opposition division
Inventive step (First auxiliary request) : (no) (Seventh auxiliary request) : (no)
Admissibility of the Seventh auxiliary request filed at the oral proceedings : (yes)

Application title

A solid laundry detergent composition comprising alkyl benzene sulphonate and a hydratable material

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T078113.20161025

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 526.372K)
T 2188/13 (Abrufbare Druckdatei/CORTADO) of 23.3.2017

Online on

07.04.2017

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

23.3.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G06F 3/12

Application no.

03090340.5

Keywords

Unzulässige Erweiterung - Hauptantrag und Hilfsantrag II (ja)
Zulassung ins Verfahren - Hilfsantrag I (nein): verspätet und nicht prima facie gewährbar
Zulassung ins Verfahren - Hilfsantrag III (nein): verspätet und missbräuchliche Verfahrensführung
Rückzahlung der Beschwerdegebühr - (nein)

Application title

Ausgabe von Dateien in Kommunikationsnetzwerken, sowie computerlesbares Speichermedium

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T218813.20170323

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 431.441K)
T 2228/13 (AN EFFICIENT METHOD FOR LOADING AMPHOTERIC LIPOSOMES WITH NUCLEIC … of 22.3.2017

Online on

07.04.2017

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

22.3.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 9/127
A61K 48/00
C12N 15/88

Application no.

07723327.8

Keywords

Main request - Amendments (Yes)
Main request - Clarity (Yes)

Application title

AN EFFICIENT METHOD FOR LOADING AMPHOTERIC LIPOSOMES WITH NUCLEIC ACID ACTIVE SUBSTANCES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T222813.20170322

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 287.359K)
T 2456/13 (Umhüllte Natriumpercarbonatpartikel/EVONIK TREIBACHER GMBH) of 7.3.2017

Online on

07.04.2017

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

7.3.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C01D 5/00
C01D 7/00
C01D 7/38
C11D 3/39
C11D 17/00

Application no.

07123598.0

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (nein)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Bonuseffekt (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - naheliegende Lösung

Application title

Verfahren zur Herstellung von umhüllten Natriumpercarbonatpartikeln

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T245613.20170307

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 310.723K)
T 0988/14 () of 13.1.2017

Online on

07.04.2017

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

13.1.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B60K 6/387
F16D 21/06
B60K 6/485
F16D 25/10
B60K 6/405

Application no.

08158475.7

Keywords

Novelty
Inventive step
Clarity
Admission of new line of argument (no)
Objection in respect of a procedural defect (dismissed)

Application title

An apparatus for transmitting power to a transmission

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T098814.20170113

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 390.443K)
T 1090/15 () of 21.2.2017

Online on

07.04.2017

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

21.2.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B24B 23/04
B24B 45/00

Application no.

10004390.0

Keywords

Neuheit - Hauptantrag (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hauptantrag (nein)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hilfsantrag 1 (ja)
Anpassung der Beschreibung (nein)

Application title

Oszillationsantrieb

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T109015.20170221

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 426.652K)
T 1846/11 () of 27.10.2016

Online on

06.04.2017

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

27.10.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01N 23/207

Application no.

04012578.3

Keywords

-

Application title

Method of setting measuring range of reciprocal-space mapping

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T184611.20161027

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 358.361K)
T 0406/12 () of 16.2.2017

Online on

06.04.2017

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

16.2.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H05B 33/08
H05B 41/392

Application no.

05425043.6

Keywords

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

Application title

Method and system for dimming light sources

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T040612.20170216

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 318.854K)
T 0660/12 (Automatic documentation/ECORA) of 30.3.2017

Online on

06.04.2017

Board

3.5.06

Decision date

30.3.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 7/00

Application no.

00911907.4

Keywords

Substantial procedural violation - (no)
Inventive step - (no)

Application title

AUTOMATIC DOCUMENTATION OF CONFIGURABLE SYSTEMS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T066012.20170330

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 402.213K)
T 0778/14 (PSA/IACX) of 24.3.2017

Online on

06.04.2017

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

24.3.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B01D 53/047

Application no.

08728709.0

Keywords

Amendments - added subject-matter (yes)
Amendments - Main Request and First to Fourth Auxiliary Requests

Application title

PRESSURE SWING ADSORPTION METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR SEPARATING GAS COMPONENTS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T077814.20170324

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 321.977K)
T 1750/14 (Postponement of oral proceedings/SISVEL) of 31.1.2017

Online on

06.04.2017

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

31.1.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04L 5/14
H04L 29/06
H04M 11/06
H04L 29/08

Application no.

03007772.1

Keywords

Substantial procedural violation - (yes): lack of substantiation as to refusal of request for postponement of final date under Rule 116(1) EPC
Remittal to the first instance for further prosecution - (yes)
Reimbursement of the appeal fee - (no)

Application title

Activation of multiple xDSL modems with implicit channel probe

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T175014.20170131

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 440.809K)
T 1751/14 (Postponement of oral proceedings/SISVEL) of 31.1.2017

Online on

06.04.2017

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

31.1.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04L 5/14
H04L 29/06
H04M 11/06
H04L 29/08

Application no.

03007773.9

Keywords

Substantial procedural violation - (yes): lack of substantiation as to refusal of request for postponement of final date under Rule 116(1) EPC
Remittal to the first instance for further prosecution - (yes)
Reimbursement of the appeal fee - (no)

Application title

Activation of multiple xDSL modems with implicit channel probe

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T175114.20170131

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 440.077K)
T 1753/14 (Postponement of oral proceedings/SISVEL) of 31.1.2017

Online on

06.04.2017

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

31.1.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04L 5/14
H04L 29/06
H04M 11/06
H04L 29/08

Application no.

03028105.9

Keywords

Substantial procedural violation - (yes): lack of substantiation as to refusal of request for postponement of final date under Rule 116(1) EPC
Remittal to the first instance for further prosecution - (yes)
Reimbursement of the appeal fee - (no)

Application title

Activation of multiple xDSL modems with implicit channel probe

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T175314.20170131

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 440.265K)
T 1754/14 (Postponement of oral proceedings/SISVEL) of 31.1.2017

Online on

06.04.2017

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

31.1.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04L 5/14
H04L 29/06
H04M 11/06
H04L 29/08

Application no.

03028106.7

Keywords

Substantial procedural violation - (yes): lack of substantiation as to refusal of request for postponement of final date under Rule 116(1) EPC
Remittal to the first instance for further prosecution - (yes)
Reimbursement of the appeal fee - (no)

Application title

Activation of multiple xDSL modems with implicit channel probe

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T175414.20170131

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 440.559K)
T 2427/11 () of 16.3.2017

Online on

05.04.2017

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

16.3.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G09G 3/34
G02F 1/133

Application no.

08008206.8

Keywords

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

Application title

Image display device having a backlight

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T242711.20170316

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 353.515K)
T 2580/11 () of 16.3.2017

Online on

05.04.2017

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

16.3.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B22D 11/128

Application no.

09701861.8

Keywords

Änderungen - Erweiterung über den Inhalt der Anmeldung in der eingereichten Fassung hinaus (ja)
Patentansprüche - Deutlichkeit (nein)

Application title

TREIBRICHTSYSTEM FÜR STRANGGIESSANLAGEN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T258011.20170316

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 302.220K)
T 2005/13 (Glucanase/polymer detergent compositions/P&G) of 9.3.2016

Online on

05.04.2017

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

9.3.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C11D 3/386
C11D 3/37
C11D 3/00

Application no.

06116784.7

Keywords

Amendments - added subject-matter (no) auxiliary request 4
Claims - clarity (yes) auxiliary request 4
Novelty - main request (no) auxiliary request 4 (yes)
Inventive step - auxiliary requests 1 to 3 (no)
Inventive step - auxiliary request 4 (yes)

Application title

Detergent Compositions

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T200513.20160309

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 777.829K)
T 2077/13 () of 16.3.2017

Online on

05.04.2017

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

16.3.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B60C 1/00
C08L 9/06
C08L 9/00
C08K 3/36

Application no.

05108389.7

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)
Late-filed auxiliary requests not substantiated
Late-filed auxiliary requests - admitted (no)

Application title

Pneumatic tire having a tread containing immiscible rubber blend and silica

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T207713.20170316

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 373.689K)
T 2132/13 (Rosuvastatin photodegradation products/TEVA) of 23.11.2016

Online on

05.04.2017

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

23.11.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07D 239/70

Application no.

04812772.4

Keywords

Inventive step - obvious solution

Application title

REFERENCE STANDARD FOR CHARACTERIZATION OF ROSUVASTATIN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T213213.20161123

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 442.588K)
T 2283/13 () of 20.4.2016

Online on

05.04.2017

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

20.4.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C11D 3/386
C11D 3/40
C12N 9/42

Application no.

06116780.5

Keywords

Inventive step (no)
Inventive step - main request and auxiliary request 1
Amendments - allowable (no) auxiliary requests 2 to 5

Application title

Detergent compositions

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T228313.20160420

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 534.257K)
T 0567/14 () of 23.2.2017

Online on

05.04.2017

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

23.2.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C08J 9/00
C08J 9/232
C08J 3/20

Application no.

06017300.2

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (nein)

Application title

Dämmender geschäumter Werkstoff

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T056714.20170223

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 404.689K)
T 1268/14 (Enhancing publication information/EBAY) of 28.3.2017

Online on

05.04.2017

Board

3.5.06

Decision date

28.3.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 7/00
G06F 17/30

Application no.

06814399.9

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)

Application title

METHODS AND SYSTEMS TO ENHANCE PUBLICATION INFORMATION WITH A COMMUNICATION FEATURE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T126814.20170328

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 327.639K)
T 1295/14 () of 31.3.2017

Online on

05.04.2017

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

31.3.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B66C 23/62

Application no.

06009837.3

Keywords

Neuheit - (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)

Application title

Kran

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T129514.20170331

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 301.207K)
T 2024/14 (Transfer clock synchronisation II/HITACHI) of 23.2.2017

Online on

05.04.2017

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

23.2.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04L 7/00
H04L 25/38
H04L 29/08
H04L 5/16
H04L 12/28
H04L 12/403

Application no.

01972652.0

Keywords

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

Application title

Serial data transferring apparatus

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T202414.20170223

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 350.738K)
T 1599/15 () of 8.11.2016

Online on

05.04.2017

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

8.11.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B62D 25/16
B62D 29/00

Application no.

09168821.8

Keywords

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

Application title

Structural reinforcer with bonding material on orthogonal surfaces

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T159915.20161108

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 342.808K)
T 0800/12 () of 29.11.2016

Online on

04.04.2017

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

29.11.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01G 9/042
H01G 9/052
C22C 32/00

Application no.

02796968.2

Keywords

Grounds for opposition - fresh ground for opposition (no)
Claims - clarity in opposition appeal proceedings
Amendments - added subject-matter (no)
Amendments - extension of the protection conferred (no)
Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

NIOBIUM ALLOY, SINTERED BODY THEREOF, AND CAPACITOR USING THE SAME

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T080012.20161129

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 449.295K)
T 1100/13 () of 30.3.2017

Online on

04.04.2017

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

30.3.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G02F 1/1335
G01N 21/896

Application no.

10186442.9

Keywords

Novelty - (no)

Application title

Information storing, readout and calculation system for use in a system for continuously manufacturing liquid-crystal display elements, and methods for producing the same

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T110013.20170330

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 293.337K)
T 1727/13 () of 16.3.2017

Online on

04.04.2017

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

16.3.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01C 15/00

Application no.

02019681.2

Keywords

Amendments - added subject-matter (yes)

Application title

Operator guiding system

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T172713.20170316

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 425.283K)
T 0835/14 () of 14.2.2017

Online on

04.04.2017

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

14.2.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F24C 7/08

Application no.

07817616.1

Keywords

-

Application title

GARGERÄT MIT AUTOMATISCHER GARPROGRAMMVORAUSWAHL UND VERFAHREN ZUM EINSTELLEN SOLCH EINES GARGERÄTS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T083514.20170214

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 391.843K)
T 1271/14 (Icon reconfiguration I/APPLE) of 16.3.2017

Online on

04.04.2017

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

16.3.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 3/048
G06F 3/0486

Application no.

12194312.0

Keywords

Added subject-matter - (no, after amendment)
Remittal to the first instance for further prosecution - (yes)

Application title

Portable multifunction device with interface reconfiguration mode

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T127114.20170316

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 287.137K)
T 1273/14 (Icon reconfiguration II/APPLE) of 29.3.2017

Online on

04.04.2017

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

29.3.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 3/048
G06F 3/0486

Application no.

12194315.3

Keywords

Added subject-matter - (no, after amendment)
Remittal to the first instance for further prosecution - (yes)

Application title

Portable multifunction device with interface reconfiguration mode

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T127314.20170329

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 291.226K)
T 0579/16 (Berichtigung der Bezeichnung der Einsprechenden) of 18.1.2017

Online on

04.04.2017

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

18.1.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C08G 18/50
C08G 65/333
C08J 9/00

Application no.

08171463.6

Keywords

Zulässigkeit des Einspruchs
Identität der Einsprechenden innerhalb der Einspruchsfrist - nein
Antrag auf Berichtigung der Bezeichnung der Einsprechenden nach Regel 139 Satz 1 EPÜ - begründet
"Unverzüglichkeit" der Stellung des Antrags nach Regel 139 Satz 1 EPÜ - ja

Application title

Kompatibilisierungsmittel zur Verbesserung der Lagerstabilität von Polyolmischungen

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T057916.20170118

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 450.265K)
T 1307/11 (Security token cache/ASSA ABLOY) of 14.3.2017

Online on

03.04.2017

Board

3.5.06

Decision date

14.3.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 1/00

Application no.

03293181.8

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)

Application title

Security token sharable data and synchronization cache

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T130711.20170314

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 326.754K)
T 0705/12 () of 20.1.2017

Online on

03.04.2017

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

20.1.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A01J 5/01
G01F 25/00

Application no.

03798642.9

Keywords

Main request - inventive step (yes)

Application title

A METHOD FOR CALIBRATION OF MILK METERS IN A MILKING SYSTEM

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T070512.20170120

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 287.410K)
T 0697/13 () of 16.1.2017

Online on

03.04.2017

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

16.1.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08G 77/06
C08G 77/08
C08G 77/10
C08J 3/03

Application no.

06706434.5

Keywords

Amendments - added subject-matter (yes; auxiliary request 2: no)
Sufficiency of disclosure - (yes)
Novelty - (yes)
Appeal decision - remittal to the department of first instance (yes)

Application title

MANUFACTURE OF STABLE LOW PARTICLE SIZE ORGANOPOLYSILOXANE EMULSION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T069713.20170116

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 479.796K)
T 1475/13 () of 7.2.2017

Online on

03.04.2017

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

7.2.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B23K 11/24
B23K 11/25
B23K 11/30

Application no.

98901502.9

Keywords

Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

WELDING METHOD

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T147513.20170207

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 295.207K)
T 1511/13 () of 29.3.2017

Online on

03.04.2017

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

29.3.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G02F 1/13
G02C 7/10

Application no.

07837962.5

Keywords

Clarity, support in the description, sufficiency of disclosure, and inventive step (yes - amended claims)

Application title

INTERCONNECTION TAB USED WITH OPTICAL DEVICES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T151113.20170329

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 363.977K)
T 1693/13 (Redundante Busankopplung/ PHOENIX CONTACT) of 28.3.2017

Online on

03.04.2017

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

28.3.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

H04L 12/40

Application no.

05016849.1

Keywords

-

Application title

Verfahren und Vorrichtung zur Busankopplung sicherheitsrelevanter Prozesse

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T169313.20170328

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 341.739K)
T 0036/16 () of 9.2.2017

Online on

03.04.2017

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

9.2.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B60R 19/24

Application no.

06405167.5

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - erteiltes Patent
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (Ja)

Application title

Stossfängersystem

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T003616.20170209

Distribution

D

Decision

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T 0835/11 () of 16.3.2017

Online on

31.03.2017

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

16.3.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B42D 15/00

Application no.

02007941.4

Keywords

Unzulässige Erweiterung der Teilanmeldung (nein)
Zurückverweisung an die erste Instanz (ja)

Application title

Wert- und Sicherheitserzeugnis mit Lumineszenzelement

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T083511.20170316

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Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 347.854K)
T 1524/11 (Content access/ELECTRONICS FOR IMAGING) of 14.3.2017

Online on

31.03.2017

Board

3.5.07

Decision date

14.3.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 17/30

Application no.

05785291.5

Keywords

Amendments - added subject-matter
Amendments - all requests (yes)

Application title

Methods and apparatus for providing access to content

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T152411.20170314

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 291.961K)
T 2649/11 () of 14.3.2017

Online on

31.03.2017

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

14.3.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01R 33/3415
G01R 33/58

Application no.

06728010.7

Keywords

Amendments - added subject-matter (yes)
Claims - clarity (no)
Sufficiency of disclosure - (no)

Application title

METHOD AND CIRCUIT ARRANGEMENT FOR OPERATING MULTI-CHANNEL TRANSMIT/RECEIVE ANTENNA DEVICES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T264911.20170314

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 319.795K)
T 0227/12 () of 15.3.2017

Online on

31.03.2017

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

15.3.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B41F 33/00

Application no.

04730545.3

Keywords

Beweismittel - offenkundige Vorbenutzung
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hauptantrag (nein)
Spät vorgebrachte Argumente - Wechsel des Gegenstandes
Angefochtene Entscheidung - ausreichend begründet (ja)

Application title

System zur Inspektion eines Druckbildes

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T022712.20170315

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Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 403.474K)
T 0954/12 () of 24.2.2017

Online on

31.03.2017

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

24.2.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B29C 70/44
B29C 35/00

Application no.

01102981.6

Keywords

Neuheit - Hauptantrag (nein)
Patentansprüche - Klarheit
Patentansprüche - Hilfsantrag II (nein)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hilfsantrag IV (ja)

Application title

Verfahren und Vorrichtung zur Herstellung eines Werkstücks aus einem faserverstärkten Werkstoff

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T095412.20170224

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D

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Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 358.022K)
T 1425/12 (Register file/QUALCOMM) of 9.3.2017

Online on

31.03.2017

Board

3.5.06

Decision date

9.3.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 9/30

Application no.

06789683.7

Keywords

Sufficiency of disclosure - (yes)
Inventive step - after amendment (yes)

Application title

Method and system for providing an energy efficient register file

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T142512.20170309

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D

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 344.705K)
T 1821/12 () of 30.9.2016

Online on

31.03.2017

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

30.9.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C08G 69/26
G02B 1/04
C08G 69/36

Application no.

02748666.1

Keywords

Änderung veranlasst durch Einspruchsgrund - (ja)
Änderungen - Erweiterung über den Inhalt der Anmeldung in der eingereichten Fassung hinaus (nein)
Änderungen - Erweiterung des Patentanspruchs (nein)
Sachvortrag eines Experten - nicht rechtzeitig angekündigt - nicht zugelassen
Spät eingereichtes Dokument - Rechtfertigung für späte Vorlage (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)

Application title

POLYAMIDFORMMASSEN ZUR HERSTELLUNG OPTISCHER LINSEN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T182112.20160930

Distribution

D

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Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 661.355K)
T 1892/12 () of 30.9.2016

Online on

31.03.2017

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

30.9.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B29C 65/06
B23K 20/10
B23K 20/12

Application no.

04789958.8

Keywords

Ausführbarkeit (ja)
Neuheit (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit (ja)

Application title

Verfahren und Anordnung zum Reibungsschweißen

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T189212.20160930

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D

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Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 529.664K)
T 2505/12 () of 15.12.2016

Online on

31.03.2017

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

15.12.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F16L 5/08

Application no.

06026243.3

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - nein

Application title

Dichtpackung zum Einsetzen in eine Wandöffnung

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T250512.20161215

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D

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Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 331.121K)
T 1086/13 (Katalysatorträger/WACKER) of 7.4.2016

Online on

31.03.2017

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

7.4.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B01J 32/00
B01J 35/04
C01G 23/00
C04B 35/111
C04B 35/626
C09C 1/40
C04B 35/14
C04B 35/46
C09C 1/30

Application no.

07847871.6

Keywords

Änderungen - Hauptantrag verletzt Artikel 84, 123 (2) bzw. 123(3) EPÜ
Spät eingereichte Hilfsanträge - zugelassen (ja)
Verschlechterungsverbot (Verbot der "reformatio in peius") - 1. Hilfsantrag nicht gewährbar
Erfinderische Tätigkeit (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - 2. Hilfsantrag

Application title

VERFAHREN ZUR HERSTELLUNG VON STABILEN BINDER-FREIEN HOCHREINEN FORMKÖRPERN AUS METALLOXIDEN UND DEREN ANWENDUNG

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T108613.20160407

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D

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Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 469.834K)
T 1825/13 () of 19.9.2016

Online on

31.03.2017

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

19.9.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B41F 33/00

Application no.

02028730.6

Keywords

Admissibility of the new main request (yes)
Inadmissible extension of scope of protection (yes)
Inadmissible amendment (yes: auxiliary requests 1-3)
Admissibility of the fourth auxiliary request (no)

Application title

Printing quality checking apparatus of printing press

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T182513.20160919

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D

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 1.196M)
T 1852/13 () of 31.1.2017

Online on

31.03.2017

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

31.1.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B29C 45/16

Application no.

10014937.6

Keywords

Änderungen (unzulässig)
Vorlage an die Grosse Beschwerdekammer (nein)

Application title

Spritzgießmaschine

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T185213.20170131

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Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 431.193K)
T 1113/15 () of 11.1.2017

Online on

31.03.2017

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

11.1.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08L 23/04

Application no.

99935230.5

Keywords

Late-filed document - justification for late filing (yes)
Sufficiency of disclosure - main request (yes)
Appeal decision - remittal to the department of first instance (yes)

Application title

POLYMER COMPOSITION FOR PIPES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T111315.20170111

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 468.918K)
T 1731/15 () of 13.2.2017

Online on

31.03.2017

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

13.2.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F16L 15/06

Application no.

08735502.0

Keywords

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

Application title

Super High Torque Dope-Free Threaded Joint

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T173115.20170213

Distribution

D

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 360.984K)
T 2636/16 () of 23.3.2017

Online on

31.03.2017

Board

3.5.04

Decision date

23.3.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04N 5/445
G06F 3/00
G06F 13/00
H04N 21/2747
H04N 21/472
H04N 21/482
H04N 21/4147
H04N 21/443
H04N 21/4335

Application no.

11190999.0

Keywords

Admissibility of appeal - statement of grounds (not filed)

Application title

Interactive television systems with digital video recording and adjustable reminders

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T263616.20170323

Distribution

D

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 220.218K)
J 0010/16 (Teilanmeldung/Fiktion der Zurücknahme der Stammanmeldung) of 26.9.2016

Online on

30.03.2017

Board

3.1.01

Decision date

26.9.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

-

Application no.

-

Keywords

Teilanmeldung - anhängige frühere europäische Patentanmeldung (nein)
Teilanmeldung - als Teilanmeldung zu behandelnde Anmeldung (nein)
Fiktion der Zurücknahme der Stammanmeldung mit Ablauf der versäumten Frist

Application title

-

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:J001016.20160926

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D

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Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 381.488K)
T 0545/08 (Change capture for data warehousing/ORACLE INTERNATIONAL) of 24.3.2017

Online on

30.03.2017

Board

3.5.07

Decision date

24.3.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 17/30

Application no.

03755471.4

Keywords

Internet disclosures - standard of proof - sufficient degree of certainty (no) - objection properly reasoned (no)
Non-admission of late-filed evidence - discretion not properly exercised
Right to be heard - substantial procedural violation (yes)
Right to be heard - reimbursement of appeal fee (yes)
Right to be heard - remittal to department of first instance (yes)

Application title

High-performance change capture for data warehousing

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T054508.20170324

Distribution

D

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 442.531K)
T 1524/10 (Policy enforcement / ORACLE) of 2.2.2017

Online on

30.03.2017

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

2.2.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06Q 10/00

Application no.

07122559.3

Keywords

Inventive step - changing access rights depending on user's behaviour (no
Inventive step - not technical)

Application title

Policy enforcement via attestations

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T152410.20170202

Distribution

D

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 355.526K)
T 1627/11 (Unification of search results/GOOGLE) of 1.2.2017

Online on

30.03.2017

Board

3.5.07

Decision date

1.2.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 17/30

Application no.

04811984.6

Keywords

Inventive step - all requests (no)

Application title

Systems and methods for unification of search results

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T162711.20170201

Distribution

D

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 370.970K)
T 2015/12 (Job distribution/MATHWORKS) of 7.3.2017

Online on

30.03.2017

Board

3.5.06

Decision date

7.3.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 9/46

Application no.

06734338.4

Keywords

Claims - clarity after amendment (yes)
Remittal to the department of first instance

Application title

DISTRIBUTION OF JOB IN A PORTABLE FORMAT IN DISTRIBUTED COMPUTING ENVIRONMENTS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T201512.20170307

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D

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 326.815K)
T 0074/13 (Interface for a radiology information system/DICTAPHONE) of 7.3.2017

Online on

30.03.2017

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

7.3.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04M 11/00
G06F 11/36
G06F 9/46

Application no.

00970775.3

Keywords

Clarity (all requests) - no

Application title

System and method for interfacing a radiology information system to a central dictation system

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T007413.20170307

Distribution

D

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 284.133K)
T 1007/13 () of 23.3.2017

Online on

30.03.2017

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

23.3.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F01N 3/022
F01N 3/28

Application no.

04728192.8

Keywords

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

Application title

POROUS SHEET AND SUBSTRATE HAVING POROUS SHEET(S) FOR TREATING EXHAUST GASES OF COMBUSTION ENGINES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T100713.20170323

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D

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 328.797K)
T 1376/13 () of 2.3.2017

Online on

30.03.2017

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

2.3.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B66C 1/12

Application no.

05784031.6

Keywords

Neuheit - Hauptantrag (nein)
Spät eingereichter Hilfsantrag - eindeutig gewährbar (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hilfsantrag (ja)

Application title

SCHUTZELEMENT FÜR TEXTILE ZURR- ODER ANSCHLAGMITTEL UND MIT EINEM SOLCHEN SCHUTZELEMENT AUSGESTATTETES ZURR- ODER ANSCHLAGMITTEL

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T137613.20170302

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D

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Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 426.098K)
T 1930/13 (User interface for electronic trading/TRADING TECHNOLOGIES) of 9.2.2017

Online on

30.03.2017

Board

3.5.07

Decision date

9.2.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 17/00

Application no.

00920223.5

Keywords

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

Application title

User interface for an electronic trading system

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T193013.20170209

Distribution

D

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 370.035K)
T 0143/14 (Rheometer/Waters Technologies) of 16.12.2016

Online on

30.03.2017

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

16.12.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01N 11/00

Application no.

04754478.8

Keywords

None of the appellant's requests admitted into the appeal proceedings

Application title

WIDE RANGE DYNAMIC RHEOMETER

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T014314.20161216

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 388.107K)
T 0228/14 (Distribution and use of digital works/CONTENTGUARD) of 24.3.2017

Online on

30.03.2017

Board

3.5.06

Decision date

24.3.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 1/00

Application no.

03008711.8

Keywords

Remittal to the department of first instance - (yes)
Grounds for opposition - extension of subject-matter (no)

Application title

System and method for controlling the distribution and use of digital works

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T022814.20170324

Distribution

D

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 342.735K)
T 1439/14 () of 16.12.2016

Online on

30.03.2017

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

16.12.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F02M 51/00
H01L 41/047
H01L 41/053
H01L 41/083

Application no.

10734999.5

Keywords

Zulässigkeit Hilfsanträge 5-7 (nein)
Erfindersiche Tätigkeit Haupt- , Hilfsanträge 1 bis 4, 8 und 9 (nein)

Application title

PIEZOAKTOR MIT ELEKTRISCHER KONTAKTIERUNG

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T143914.20161216

Distribution

D

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Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 359.915K)
T 1816/11 () of 22.11.2016

Online on

29.03.2017

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

22.11.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

H01L 21/98
H01L 21/68

Application no.

08005016.4

Keywords

Änderungen - Ermessen der Prüfungsabteilung
Weiterbehandlung - Antrag zulässig (ja)
Patentansprüche - Klarheit
Patentansprüche - Hauptantrag (nein)
Patentansprüche - Klarheit
Patentansprüche - Hilfsantrag (nein)

Application title

Verfahren zum Bonden von Chips auf Wafer

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T181611.20161122

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 404.408K)
T 1525/12 (Reproduction device/SONY) of 23.3.2017

Online on

29.03.2017

Board

3.5.07

Decision date

23.3.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G11B 27/00
G11B 27/10
G11B 20/10

Application no.

04772199.8

Keywords

Amendments - allowable (yes)
Novelty (yes)
Priority - validity of priority date
Priority - first application
Substantial procedural violation - reimbursement of appeal fee (no)
Remittal to the department of first instance (yes)

Application title

Reproduction device, reproduction method, reproduction program, and recording medium

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T152512.20170323

Distribution

D

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 496.359K)
T 1845/12 () of 10.3.2017

Online on

29.03.2017

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

10.3.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F02B 37/00
F01D 5/14
F04D 29/30

Application no.

04732863.8

Keywords

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

Application title

TURBO COMPRESSOR SYSTEM FOR AN INTERNAL COMBUSTION ENGINE COMPRISING A COMPRESSOR OF RADIAL TYPE AND PROVIDES WITH AN IMPELLER WITH BACKSWEPT BLADES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T184512.20170310

Distribution

D

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 354.067K)
T 0517/13 (Signalling message compression/NOKIA) of 8.2.2017

Online on

29.03.2017

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

8.2.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04Q 7/00
H04M 1/64
G01V 3/00

Application no.

02718417.5

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)

Application title

Apparatus, and associated method, for facilitating deletion of dictionary content pursuant to communication of signaling protocol messages

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T051713.20170208

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 327.685K)
T 0721/13 () of 9.11.2016

Online on

29.03.2017

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

9.11.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F28F 19/06
F28F 21/08

Application no.

04009965.7

Keywords

Added subject-matter in granted claim (yes)

Application title

Heat exchange tube

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T072113.20161109

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 335.166K)
T 1594/13 () of 23.2.2017

Online on

29.03.2017

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

23.2.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61L 24/00
A61L 27/56

Application no.

08873572.5

Keywords

Inventive step - unexpected improvement shown

Application title

DELIVERY SYSTEM ATTACHMENT

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T159413.20170223

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 283.314K)
T 2419/13 (Multilayer curtain coating / DOW) of 13.4.2016

Online on

29.03.2017

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

13.4.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

D21H 23/48
D21H 19/82
G03C 1/74

Application no.

02762126.7

Keywords

Novelty (yes)
Inventive step (yes)

Application title

Process for making multilayer coated paper or paperboard

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T241913.20160413

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 480.827K)
T 1357/14 () of 23.3.2017

Online on

29.03.2017

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

23.3.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08G 77/04
C09D 5/16
C09D 143/04

Application no.

04740639.2

Keywords

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

Application title

SILYL ESTER COPOLYMER COMPOSITIONS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T135714.20170323

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 228.488K)
T 0863/15 () of 15.12.2016

Online on

29.03.2017

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

15.12.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 8/73
A61K 8/92
A61Q 5/06

Application no.

07021972.0

Keywords

Admissibility (no) - main request and auxiliary requests I, II
Clarity (no) - auxiliary request III
Remittal to the examining division (yes) - auxiliary request IV

Application title

Hair styling emulsion composition

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T086315.20161215

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 291.551K)
T 1228/13 (Mobile FCC-catalyst injection system / JOHNSON MATTHEY PROCESS … of 21.9.2016

Online on

28.03.2017

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

21.9.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C10G 11/00

Application no.

04810883.1

Keywords

Amendments (Main Request)
Amendments - extension beyond the content of the application as filed (yes)
Requests submitted during oral proceedings (not admitted) - filed unjustifiably late
Requests submitted with the statement of grounds of appeal (not admitted) - filed unjustifiably late

Application title

MOBILE FLUID CATALYTIC CRACKING INJECTION SYSTEM

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T122813.20160921

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 464.725K)
T 0679/14 (Turbo code interleaver/QUALCOMM) of 19.1.2017

Online on

28.03.2017

Board

3.5.07

Decision date

19.1.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H03M 13/27

Application no.

99962985.0

Keywords

Appeal decision - binding effect (yes)
Inventive step (yes)
Substantial procedural violation - reimbursement of appeal fee (yes)

Application title

Turbo code interleaver using linear congruential sequences

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T067914.20170119

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 464.679K)
T 0082/12 () of 21.3.2017

Online on

27.03.2017

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

21.3.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F01D 5/06

Application no.

02014536.3

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)
Spät vorgebrachte Argumente - zugelassen (nein)

Application title

Rotor für eine rotierende thermische Maschine sowie Verfahren zum Herstellen eines solchen Rotors

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T008212.20170321

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 347.613K)
T 0421/12 () of 1.3.2017

Online on

27.03.2017

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

1.3.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F01M 13/04
B04B 5/08
B04B 9/10
B01D 45/14

Application no.

03725952.0

Keywords

Late-filed document - admitted (no)
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

A METHOD AND A DEVICE FOR CLEANING OF CRANKCASE GAS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T042112.20170301

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 310.489K)
T 1627/12 () of 14.2.2017

Online on

27.03.2017

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

14.2.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07C 2/36
C07C 11/02

Application no.

05746315.0

Keywords

Main Request: Novelty - (yes)
Remittal to the department of first instance - (yes)

Application title

OLIGOMERISATION OF OLEFINIC COMPOUNDS IN AN ALIPHATIC MEDIUM

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T162712.20170214

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 293.240K)
T 1906/12 () of 17.2.2017

Online on

27.03.2017

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

17.2.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F03D 9/00
F03D 11/00

Application no.

01983863.0

Keywords

Amendments - extension beyond the content of the application as filed (no)
Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

WINDMILL

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T190612.20170217

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 363.615K)
T 0478/13 (Selectively encrypting a payload portion/GOOGLE) of 9.3.2017

Online on

27.03.2017

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

9.3.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04L 29/06

Application no.

01968511.4

Keywords

Added subject-matter (no)
Remittal (yes)
Absence of respondent at oral proceedings - right to be heard (yes)
Admissibility of request filed at oral proceedings (yes, prima facie allowable)

Application title

Apparatus and method for selectively encrypting the payload portion of multimedia data sent over a network

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T047813.20170309

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 320.414K)
T 0500/13 () of 22.3.2017

Online on

27.03.2017

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

22.3.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

D01G 15/84
D01G 15/86

Application no.

03020796.3

Keywords

Neuheit - Hauptantrag (ja)
Neuheit - implizite Offenbarung (nein)
Zurückverweisung an die erste Instanz - (ja)

Application title

Karde mit einer hinterschliffenen Deckelgarnitur

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T050013.20170322

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 287.786K)
T 1208/13 (Composition cosmétique / L'OREAL) of 31.1.2017

Online on

27.03.2017

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

31.1.2017

Proc. language

FR

IPC

A61Q 5/06
A61K 8/60
A61K 8/73

Application no.

07113247.6

Keywords

Activité inventive (non)
Activité inventive - espérance de réussite raisonnable

Application title

Composition cosmétique comprenant au moins un polysaccharide de type carraghénane lambda en association avec au moins un agent tensioactif non-ionique de type alkylpolyglucoside, procédé de traitement cosmétique des fibres kératiniques et utilisation de la composition

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T120813.20170131

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 386.942K)
T 0014/14 () of 14.2.2017

Online on

27.03.2017

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

14.2.2017

Proc. language

FR

IPC

H01Q 1/32
G07C 9/00
B60R 25/00
E05B 49/00

Application no.

03760762.9

Keywords

Nouveauté - (oui)
Activité inventive - (oui)

Application title

DISPOSITIF D EMISSION RADIOELECTRIQUE BASSE FREQUENCE POUR SYSTEME D'ACCES MAINS LIBRES POUR VEHICULE AUTOMOBILE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T001414.20170214

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 318.298K)
T 1224/14 (Ciment-colle/PAREXGROUP) of 18.1.2017

Online on

27.03.2017

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

18.1.2017

Proc. language

FR

IPC

C04B 26/02
C04B 28/02
C09K 3/22
C04B 24/26
C04B 24/36

Application no.

05110367.9

Keywords

Recevabilité du recours (oui)
Recevabilité du recours - recours suffisamment motivé
Modifications - requêtes principale et subsidiaires 1 à 11
Modifications - extension au-delà du contenu de la demande telle que déposée (oui)
Modifications - disclaimer non admissible
Modifications - requêtes subsidiaires 12 à 14
Modifications - extension au-delà du contenu de la demande telle que déposée (oui)
Modifications - plusieurs sélections dans plusieurs listes

Application title

Composition de mortier, son procédé de préparation et son utilisation

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T122414.20170118

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 406.794K)
T 1234/14 () of 15.3.2017

Online on

27.03.2017

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

15.3.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A41D 13/12

Application no.

10805710.0

Keywords

Patentansprüche - Deutlichkeit (nein)

Application title

ORTHESE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T123414.20170315

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 267.561K)
T 1475/14 () of 21.2.2017

Online on

27.03.2017

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

21.2.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A23C 9/00
A23L 1/00
A23L 1/2165
A23L 1/40
A23L 2/39
B65D 85/816
A23G 1/56

Application no.

08151623.9

Keywords

Main request - inventive step (no)
Late-filed first auxiliary request - admitted (no)

Application title

Culinary capsule

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T147514.20170221

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 347.738K)
T 1943/11 () of 7.3.2017

Online on

24.03.2017

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

7.3.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01G 9/035
H01G 9/04
H01G 9/055

Application no.

02733259.2

Keywords

Amendments - added subject-matter (yes)
Amendments - main request, auxiliary requests I and III
Inventive step - (no)
Inventive step - auxiliary request II

Application title

ELECTROLYTIC CAPACITOR AND ELECTROLYTIC CAPACITOR&minus;USE ELECTRODE FOIL USED THEREFOR

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T194311.20170307

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 299.504K)
T 2323/11 (Sequence excision/BASF) of 24.1.2017

Online on

24.03.2017

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

24.1.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12N 15/82
C12N 15/55

Application no.

05796045.2

Keywords

"Main request and auxiliary request 1 - essentially biological process for the production of plants (yes)"
"Remittal (yes)"

Application title

Recombination cassettes and methods for sequence excision in plants

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T232311.20170124

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 366.266K)
T 1298/13 (Positionsmesssystem/HEIDENHAIN) of 8.11.2016

Online on

23.03.2017

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

8.11.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G05B 19/042
G05B 19/414
G05B 19/408

Application no.

01113588.6

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (nein)

Application title

Verfahren und Vorrichtung zur seriellen Datenübertragung zwischen einem Positionsmesssystem und einer Verarbeitungseinheit

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T129813.20161108

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 337.462K)
T 0739/16 (Catalytic conversion of hydrocarbons / CHINA PETROLEUM and SINOPEC) of 15.3.2017

Online on

23.03.2017

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

15.3.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C10G 11/05
B01J 29/80
B01J 29/072
B01J 29/076
B01J 29/40

Application no.

06791147.9

Keywords

Clarity (yes)
Remittal (yes)

Application title

A process for catalytic converting hydrocarbons

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T073916.20170315

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 427.556K)
T 0740/16 (Catalyst for converting hydrocarbons / CHINA PETROLEUM and SINOPEC) of 15.3.2017

Online on

23.03.2017

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

15.3.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B01J 29/80
B01J 29/072
B01J 29/076
B01J 29/40
C10G 11/05
C01B 39/02

Application no.

06791146.1

Keywords

Clarity (yes)
Remittal (yes)

Application title

A catalyst for converting hydrocarbons

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T074016.20170315

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 421.813K)
T 0577/11 (Entitlement to priority) of 14.4.2016

Online on

22.03.2017

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

14.4.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F16L 15/06

Application no.

03793808.1

Keywords

Admission of late-filed documents - no
Re-opening of the debate
Rule 106 EPC objection - dismissed
Oral submissions by an accompanying person - yes
Referral to the Enlarged Board of Appeal - no
Validity of the priority - no
Admission of the second and third auxiliary requests - yes
Novelty - yes (second auxiliary request)
Inventive step - no (all requests)
Reimbursement of the appeal fee - no
Apportionment of costs - no

Application title

Threaded tube joint

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T057711.20160414

Distribution

B

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 1.219M)
T 0693/11 (Brokering Services / LEXINGTON SERVICES LTD) of 7.2.2017

Online on

22.03.2017

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

7.2.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 17/60

Application no.

02394064.6

Keywords

Inventive step - brokering a service request (no
Inventive step - not technical)

Application title

Service request broking system

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T069311.20170207

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 293.122K)
T 0629/12 () of 24.11.2016

Online on

22.03.2017

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

24.11.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A01B 73/00
A01D 41/14

Application no.

00107826.0

Keywords

Zulässigkeit Dokument D12 - ja
Zulässigkeit Hilfsantrag 1 - nein
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hauptantrag (nein)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hilfsantrag 2 (ja)

Application title

Fahrzeug für den Einsatz in der Landwirtschaft, insbesondere einen Feldhäcksler oder Mähdrescher, mit einem daran angebauten Zusatzgerät

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T062912.20161124

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 383.627K)
T 2553/12 () of 16.2.2017

Online on

22.03.2017

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

16.2.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08L 33/04
C08L 33/06
C08L 35/02
B32B 7/02

Application no.

06760563.4

Keywords

Sufficiency of disclosure - (yes)
Claims - lack of clarity no ground for opposition
Inventive step - non-obvious modification

Application title

MULTI-LAYER COMPOSITION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T255312.20170216

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 351.407K)
T 1191/13 () of 8.2.2017

Online on

22.03.2017

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

8.2.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08F 214/18
C08F 214/22
A61L 31/10

Application no.

05793267.5

Keywords

Inventive step - (yes)
Late-filed argument - admitted (no)

Application title

POLYMERS OF FLUORINATED MONOMERS AND HYDROPHILIC MONOMERS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T119113.20170208

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 426.204K)
T 1436/14 () of 9.12.2016

Online on

22.03.2017

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

9.12.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A01K 1/015
B01J 20/32
B01J 20/12

Application no.

04027693.3

Keywords

Main request - novelty (no)
Auxiliary request I - inventive step (no)

Application title

Coated clumping litter

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T143614.20161209

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 310.266K)
T 0106/15 () of 18.11.2016

Online on

22.03.2017

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

18.11.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F04D 27/02
F04D 19/04
F04C 23/00

Application no.

98100358.5

Keywords

Druckschrift E4 - öffentlich zugänglich gemacht (ja)
Neuheit - Antrag 1A, Hilfsanträge 2A,2B (nein)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hilfsantraäge 1B,2C,3A-3C,4A-4C (nein)

Application title

Verfahren und Vorrichtung zur Regelung des Saugvermögens von Vakuumpumpen

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T010615.20161118

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 467.877K)
T 1645/15 () of 25.1.2017

Online on

22.03.2017

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

25.1.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B60R 13/02

Application no.

06791977.9

Keywords

Neuheit - Hauptantrag und Hilfsantrag 1 (nein)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hilfsantrag 2 und 3 (nein)
Zulassung in das Verfahren - Hilfsantrag 5 (nein)

Application title

HERSTELLUNGSVERFAHREN FÜR EIN DEKORIERTES VERKLEIDUNGSTEIL

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T164515.20170125

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 392.314K)
T 0737/11 (Web-based data form/MICROSOFT TECHNOLOGY LICENSING) of 13.3.2017

Online on

21.03.2017

Board

3.5.07

Decision date

13.3.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 17/24
G06F 17/30

Application no.

05108534.8

Keywords

Decision according to the state of the file - reasoned within the meaning of Rule 111(2) EPC (no)
Enabling disclosure (objections not justified)
Substantial procedural violation - reimbursement of appeal fee (yes)
Remittal to the department of first instance (yes)

Application title

Web-based data form

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T073711.20170313

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 392.975K)
T 1451/11 (Database query term completion/VERINT SYSTEMS) of 15.2.2017

Online on

21.03.2017

Board

3.5.07

Decision date

15.2.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 17/30

Application no.

09251223.5

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)

Application title

Method and system for database query term completion

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T145111.20170215

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 346.658K)
T 1489/11 (Low power mode/MICROCHIP) of 2.3.2017

Online on

21.03.2017

Board

3.5.06

Decision date

2.3.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 9/445
H03K 3/037

Application no.

07869086.4

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)
Substantial procedural violation - (no)

Application title

MAINTAINING INPUT AND/OR OUTPUT CONFIGURATION AND DATA STATE DURING AND WHEN COMING OUT OF A LOW POWER MODE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T148911.20170302

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 378.179K)
T 0446/13 () of 28.2.2017

Online on

21.03.2017

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

28.2.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 9/00

Application no.

05744221.2

Keywords

Amendments - allowable (yes)
Claims - clarity in opposition appeal proceedings
Grounds for opposition - insufficiency of disclosure (no)
Inventive step (yes)

Application title

CHEWABLE, SUCKABLE AND SWALLOWABLE TABLET CONTAINING A CALCIUM-CONTAINING COMPOUND AS AN ACTIVE SUBSTANCE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T044613.20170228

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 429.378K)
T 0719/13 (Radio transmission control method/MITSUBISHI) of 28.2.2017

Online on

21.03.2017

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

28.2.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04B 7/06

Application no.

04771058.7

Keywords

Added subject-matter (yes)

Application title

RADIO TRANSMISSION CONTROL METHOD, RADIO RECEIVER APPARATUS, AND RADIO TRANSMITTER APPARATUS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T071913.20170228

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 283.315K)
T 1096/15 () of 9.3.2017

Online on

21.03.2017

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

9.3.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61L 27/14
C08G 65/30

Application no.

04014072.5

Keywords

Inventive step - obvious alternative

Application title

Barrier membrane

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T109615.20170309

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 299.205K)
T 1272/11 () of 11.11.2016

Online on

20.03.2017

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

11.11.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H02M 5/45
H02M 1/08
H02P 27/06

Application no.

02777384.5

Keywords

Inventive step - improvement not credible

Application title

Electric motor drive

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T127211.20161111

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 360.655K)
T 0001/12 () of 10.2.2017

Online on

20.03.2017

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

10.2.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A61B 5/15

Application no.

04016622.5

Keywords

Zulässigkeit des Einspruchs - (ja)
Vorlagen an die Große Beschwerdekammer - (nein)

Application title

Verfahren zur Herstellung eines analytischen Hilfsmittels mit Lanzette und Testelement

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T000112.20170210

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 373.995K)
T 0168/12 (Lizenolid form III/SYMED LABS) of 14.3.2017

Online on

20.03.2017

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

14.3.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07D 263/20

Application no.

09163348.7

Keywords

Claims - clarity
Claims - main request (yes)

Application title

Crystalline form of linezolid

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T016812.20170314

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 287.173K)
T 1297/12 () of 11.10.2016

Online on

20.03.2017

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

11.10.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08F 10/00
C08F 2/00
C08F 6/04
C08F 10/02
B07B 1/24
C08F 210/16

Application no.

07725339.1

Keywords

Amendments - allowable (no)- disclaimer not allowable
Amendments - disclosure not unrelated and remote (Main request)
Remittal to the department of first instance - (yes) first auxilairy request

Application title

POLYOLEFIN POWDER

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T129712.20161011

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 369.663K)
T 2347/12 () of 21.2.2017

Online on

20.03.2017

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

21.2.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F01N 3/035
B01J 21/06
B01J 23/10
B01J 23/40
B01D 53/94
B01D 53/86
B01J 23/02
B01J 23/63
B01J 35/00
B01J 35/04
F01N 3/022
F01N 3/023
F01N 3/28

Application no.

99957513.7

Keywords

Inventive step - auxiliary request 6 (no)
Amendments - added subject-matter (yes) Main request, Auxiliary requests 1 to 5 and 7 to 12

Application title

CATALYST AND METHOD FOR REDUCING EXHAUST GAS EMISSIONS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T234712.20170221

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 419.999K)
T 0334/13 () of 2.3.2017

Online on

20.03.2017

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

2.3.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B21D 39/04
B25B 27/10

Application no.

06759019.0

Keywords

Amendments - extension beyond the content of the application as filed (yes)

Application title

SYSTEM AND PROCESS FOR CRIMPING A FITTING TO A FLUID CONDUIT

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T033413.20170302

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 286.338K)
T 0559/13 () of 23.2.2017

Online on

20.03.2017

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

23.2.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F24C 15/20
B01D 53/14

Application no.

03720409.6

Keywords

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

Application title

APPARATUS AND PLANT FOR TREATING CULINARY GASEOUS EFFLUENTS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T055913.20170223

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 338.690K)
T 0983/13 (Bleaching/highlighting composition / Kao) of 2.3.2017

Online on

20.03.2017

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

2.3.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 8/58
A61Q 5/08

Application no.

08013910.8

Keywords

Main request and auxiliary request 1: novelty - multiple selections (no)
Auxiliary request 2: novelty - multiple selections (yes)
Appeal decision - remittal to the department of first instance (yes)

Application title

Bleaching/highlighting composition

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T098313.20170302

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 276.699K)
T 0396/14 (Packet transmission and retransmission windows/ERICSSON) of 20.12.2016

Online on

20.03.2017

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

20.12.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04L 1/18

Application no.

06124204.6

Keywords

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

Application title

Avoiding stall conditions and sequence number ambiguity in an automatic repeat request protocol

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T039614.20161220

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 315.072K)
T 0386/15 () of 31.1.2017

Online on

20.03.2017

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

31.1.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C22B 1/248
B01J 2/22
B09B 3/00
B30B 11/16
C22B 1/244
C22B 7/02

Application no.

08831788.8

Keywords

Sufficiency of disclosure
Inventive step

Application title

METHOD FOR PRODUCING BRIQUETTES WITH CARBONACEOUS MATERIAL INCORPORATED THEREIN BY USE OF OIL-CONTAINING IRON AND STEELMAKING PLANT DUSTS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T038615.20170131

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D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 328.899K)
T 1550/12 (Haptic messaging/IMMERSION) of 3.3.2017

Online on

17.03.2017

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

3.3.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04M 1/725

Application no.

06814577.0

Keywords

Claims - clarity (no)
Amendments - allowable (no)
Reimbursement of appeal fee (no)

Application title

METHODS AND SYSTEMS FOR PROVIDING HAPTIC MESSAGING TO HANDHELD COMMUNICATION DEVICES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T155012.20170303

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 293.427K)
T 0898/13 () of 3.2.2017

Online on

17.03.2017

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

3.2.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B28B 11/04

Application no.

08017694.4

Keywords

verspätet eingereichte Entgegenhaltung zugelassen bei der Einspruchsabteilung - zugelassen (ja)
Entgegenhaltung verspätet eingereicht im Beschwerdeverfahren - zugelassen (nein)
Neuheit - (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)

Application title

Verfahren und Vorrichtung zum Herstellen einer strukturierten Oberfläche einer lackierten Werkstoffplatte

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T089813.20170203

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 437.334K)
T 1777/13 () of 1.12.2016

Online on

17.03.2017

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

1.12.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B21B 1/46

Application no.

04739967.0

Keywords

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

Application title

VORRICHTUNG ZUR HERSTELLUNG VON WARMGEWALZTEM WARMBAND, INSBESONDERE AUS BANDFÖRMIG STRANGGEGOSSENEM VORMATERIAL

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T177713.20161201

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 371.929K)
T 2369/13 () of 15.11.2016

Online on

17.03.2017

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

15.11.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 9/32
A61K 47/30

Application no.

09176701.2

Keywords

Divisional application - added subject-matter (no)
Amendments - added subject-matter (no)
Appeal decision - remittal to the department of first instance (yes)

Application title

Ion binding compositions

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T236913.20161115

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 328.767K)
T 0165/14 (COMPOSITIONS COSMETIQUES CONTENANT UN FRUCTANE, UN POLYSACCHARIDE ET … of 22.9.2016

Online on

17.03.2017

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

22.9.2016

Proc. language

FR

IPC

A61K 8/73
A61Q 5/00

Application no.

02710981.8

Keywords

Requête principale - Amendements (oui)
Requête principale - Nouveauté (oui)
Requête principale - Activité inventive (oui)

Application title

COMPOSITIONS COSMETIQUES CONTENANT UN FRUCTANE, UN POLYSACCHARIDE ET UN AGENT BENEFIQUE ET LEURS UTILISATIONS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T016514.20160922

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 329.548K)
T 0646/14 () of 3.11.2016

Online on

17.03.2017

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

3.11.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A23L 2/39
A23L 1/00

Application no.

04803326.0

Keywords

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

Application title

BEVERAGES AND THEIR PREPARATION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T064614.20161103

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 444.014K)
T 1024/16 (PMMOV/Monsanto) of 27.2.2017

Online on

17.03.2017

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

27.2.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A01H 5/08
C12Q 1/68

Application no.

05792085.2

Keywords

"Missing statement of grounds"

Application title

PMMOV resistant capsicum plants

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T102416.20170227

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 219.664K)
D 0021/16 () of 27.1.2017

Online on

16.03.2017

Board

DBA

Decision date

27.1.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

-

Application no.

-

Keywords

-

Application title

-

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:D002116.20170127

Distribution

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 49.723K)
T 2423/10 (One Delivery / APPLE) of 7.3.2017

Online on

16.03.2017

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

7.3.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06Q 30/00
H04L 29/08

Application no.

08163670.6

Keywords

Inventive step - queuing and removal after delivery of a digital asset (no
Inventive step - not technical)

Application title

Digital asset delivery to different devices

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T242310.20170307

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 277.513K)
T 0132/12 (TiO2-SiO2 EUVL glass/ASAHI) of 3.2.2017

Online on

16.03.2017

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

3.2.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C03C 3/06

Application no.

04725504.7

Keywords

Sufficiency of disclosure - unusual parameter (no)
Inventive step - unexpected improvement shown

Application title

Silica glass containing TiO2, and process for its production

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T013212.20170203

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 340.178K)
T 1221/12 (Sharing Playlists / APPLE) of 7.3.2017

Online on

16.03.2017

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

7.3.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06Q 30/00

Application no.

05739940.4

Keywords

Inventive step - publication and filtering of playlist (no
Inventive step - not technical)

Application title

METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR SHARING PLAYLISTS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T122112.20170307

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 292.817K)
T 0068/13 (Pest resistant transgenic cotton plants/DOW AGROSCIENCES) of 17.2.2017

Online on

16.03.2017

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

17.2.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12N 15/82
A01H 5/10
A01H 5/00
C07K 14/325

Application no.

04809955.0

Keywords

Inventive step - all requests (no)

Application title

Cry1F and cry1Ac transgenic cotton lines and event-specific identification thereof

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T006813.20170217

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 380.482K)
T 0426/13 (Sterisch anspruchsvolle Nickel-Phosphit-Komplexe/BASF) of 16.11.2016

Online on

16.03.2017

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

16.11.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C07F 9/145
C07F 15/04
C07C 253/10
C07C 253/30
B01J 31/18

Application no.

05024540.6

Keywords

Alle Anträge: Änderungen - Erweiterung über den Inhalt der Anmeldung in der eingereichten Fassung hinaus (ja)

Application title

Nickel Komplexe mit Phosphitliganden

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T042613.20161116

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 400.016K)
T 0906/13 () of 8.12.2016

Online on

16.03.2017

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

8.12.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61Q 5/12
A61Q 5/10
A61K 8/898

Application no.

03252202.1

Keywords

Amendments - added subject-matter (no)
Claims - clarity in opposition appeal proceedings
Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

Durable hair treatment composition

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T090613.20161208

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 388.710K)
T 1243/13 () of 10.11.2016

Online on

16.03.2017

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

10.11.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 8/92
A61Q 11/00

Application no.

05824776.8

Keywords

Inventive step - all requests (no)

Application title

ORAL CARE MALODOR COMPOSITION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T124313.20161110

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 319.738K)
T 1597/13 () of 13.10.2016

Online on

16.03.2017

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

13.10.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 9/24

Application no.

04738981.2

Keywords

Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

Compressed chewing gum tablet

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T159713.20161013

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 417.126K)
T 0444/14 () of 11.10.2016

Online on

16.03.2017

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

11.10.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 8/11
A61K 8/81
A61Q 5/12
D06M 13/00
A61Q 5/02
A61Q 5/06
A61Q 13/00
C11D 3/50

Application no.

05291976.8

Keywords

Novelty - main request (yes)

Application title

Core shell capsules containing an oil or waxy solid

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T044414.20161011

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 298.733K)
T 0491/14 (Method for removing a fluid/GEN-PROBE) of 10.2.2017

Online on

16.03.2017

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

10.2.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B01L 3/00

Application no.

06120851.8

Keywords

Novelty - main, first and fourth auxiliary requests (no)
Inventive step - second and third auxiliary requests (no)

Application title

Method for removing a fluid from a vessel comprising a penetrable cap

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T049114.20170210

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 308.680K)
T 0795/14 (COMPOSITIONS COSMETIQUES CONTENANT UN AMIDON ET UN ESTER ET LEURS … of 13.9.2016

Online on

16.03.2017

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

13.9.2016

Proc. language

FR

IPC

A61K 8/73
A61Q 5/00

Application no.

02738272.0

Keywords

Admission d'un document (oui)
Admission des requêtes subsidiaires (oui)
Activité inventive - Toutes les requêtes (non)

Application title

COMPOSITIONS COSMETIQUES CONTENANT UN AMIDON ET UN ESTER ET LEURS UTILISATIONS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T079514.20160913

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 377.606K)
T 1806/14 (Non-aqueous liquid tooth whitening composition/Colgate-Palmolive … of 29.9.2016

Online on

16.03.2017

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

29.9.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 8/86
A61K 8/22
A61K 8/81
A61K 8/25
A61K 8/90
A61Q 11/00

Application no.

10151632.6

Keywords

Claims combination extends beyond the disclosure of the parent application (no)
Remittal to first instance

Application title

Non-aqueous liquid tooth whitening composition

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T180614.20160929

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 257.459K)
T 2351/14 () of 15.12.2016

Online on

16.03.2017

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

15.12.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 9/32
A61K 47/32
A61K 9/16
A61K 9/50
A61P 3/12
A61K 45/06
A61K 31/74
A61K 33/00

Application no.

10186221.7

Keywords

Claims - unclear characterization by parameters

Application title

Ion binding polymers and uses thereof

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T235114.20161215

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 250.363K)
T 0754/10 (Enzyme Granulate/NOVOZYMES) of 8.2.2017

Online on

15.03.2017

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

8.2.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12N 9/98
C12N 9/00
C11D 3/386
A21D 8/04
A23K 1/165

Application no.

00962260.6

Keywords

Novelty (no)
Inventive step (no)

Application title

Enzyme granulate

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T075410.20170208

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 390.579K)
T 2073/11 (Package delivery/KEBA) of 15.2.2017

Online on

15.03.2017

Board

3.5.06

Decision date

15.2.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 7/00

Application no.

00971682.0