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

November 2017

T 0816/12 (Measuring device/ABBOTT) of 13.11.2017

Online on

17.11.2017

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

13.11.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01N 33/52
B01L 3/00

Application no.

99960450.7

Keywords

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text or agreement to text withdrawn by patent proprietor - patent revoked

Application title

MULTICHEMISTRY MEASURING DEVICE AND TEST STRIPS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T081612.20171113

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 229.261K)
T 0130/13 () of 13.10.2017

Online on

17.11.2017

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

13.10.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01C 7/06
H01C 7/00

Application no.

02702140.1

Keywords

Novelty - (no)
Request filed with grounds for appeal - request identical to request not admitted in first instance proceedings
Reimbursement of appeal fee - (no)

Application title

SURGE CURRENT CHIP RESISTOR

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T013013.20171013

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 327.415K)
T 1955/13 () of 9.5.2017

Online on

17.11.2017

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

9.5.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B66F 9/10
B66F 9/08
B66F 9/24

Application no.

03007553.5

Keywords

Neuheit und erfinderische Tätigkeit (Hauptantrag): JA

Application title

Flurförderzeug mit einer Vorrichtung zum Bewegen eines Hubgerüsts

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T195513.20170509

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 374.130K)
T 2216/13 (Screening apparatus / AXIOM) of 28.2.2017

Online on

17.11.2017

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

28.2.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B01D 33/03
B07B 1/46
E21B 21/00
E21B 21/06
B01D 35/20
C09K 8/00

Application no.

09006866.9

Keywords

Sufficiency of disclosure (yes)
Inventive step - main request (no)
Inventive step - auxiliary request (yes)
Postr-grant amendment not objectionable under Article 84 EPC (auxiliary request) - combination of granted claims

Application title

Apparatus for screening drilling mud

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T221613.20170228

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 587.604K)
T 0259/15 (Buprenorphine patch/EURO-CELTIQUE) of 25.7.2017

Online on

17.11.2017

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

25.7.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61F 13/00
A61K 31/485
A61K 9/70
A61P 25/04

Application no.

10185240.8

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)

Application title

A buprenorphine transdermal patch for use in the treatment of pain for a dosing interval of at least 7 days

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T025915.20170725

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 446.693K)
T 0752/11 (CREATING AND SENDING A CODE GRID TO A PORTABLE COMMUNICATION DEVICE/ … of 15.9.2017

Online on

16.11.2017

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

15.9.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06Q 20/00

Application no.

07857642.8

Keywords

Summons to oral proceedings - non-attendance of party
Inventive step - series of characters used as locator section in graphical code (no
Inventive step - obvious)
Inventive step - main request (no)
Inventive step - auxiliary request (no)

Application title

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR CREATING AND SENDING A CODE GRID TO A PORTABLE COMMUNICATION DEVICE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T075211.20170915

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 372.421K)
T 0627/13 (Edelmetallhaltige Schichtfolge/UMICORE GALVANOTECHNIK GMBH) of 18.9.2017

Online on

16.11.2017

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

18.9.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C25D 5/10
A44C 27/00
C25D 3/56

Application no.

08020286.4

Keywords

Neuheit - (nein)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (nein)
Änderungen - Offenbarung durch Zeichnung (nein)

Application title

Edelmetallhaltige Schichtfolge für dekorative Artikel

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T062713.20170918

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 545.955K)
T 1008/13 () of 27.10.2017

Online on

16.11.2017

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

27.10.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04H 1/00

Application no.

06763553.2

Keywords

Claims - clarity (no)

Application title

RDS RADIO UNIT

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T100813.20171027

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 293.937K)
T 1643/13 () of 16.10.2017

Online on

16.11.2017

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

16.10.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

D07B 1/02
D07B 1/18
B63B 15/00

Application no.

05110532.8

Keywords

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

Application title

Static rope and mast or boom construction including a static rope

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T164313.20171016

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 365.186K)
T 2076/13 (Means for infiltrating enamel lesions / CHARITE') of 10.11.2017

Online on

16.11.2017

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

10.11.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 6/00
A61K 6/08
G01N 11/06
G01N 13/02

Application no.

06021966.4

Keywords

Amendments - allowable (yes)
Grounds for opposition - insufficiency of disclosure (no)
Remittal to the department of first instance (yes)

Application title

Method and means for infiltrating enamel lesions

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T207613.20171110

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 353.787K)
T 1777/14 () of 27.9.2017

Online on

16.11.2017

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

27.9.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C25D 5/00
C25D 5/04
C25D 5/08
C25D 5/12
C25D 5/18
C25D 21/00
C25D 21/04

Application no.

08018462.5

Keywords

Zulässigkeit der Beschwerde - (ja)
Zulässigkeit der Beschwerde - Beschwerdeschrift
Zulässigkeit der Beschwerde - Antrag, in dem Beschwerdegegenstand festgelegt wird
Zulässigkeit der Beschwerde - Beschwerdebegründung
Änderungen - zulässig (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - nicht naheliegende Alternative

Application title

Verfahren zur galvanischen Abscheidung von Hartchromschichten

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T177714.20170927

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 354.581K)
T 1694/15 (Granulate for tablets/E-Pharma) of 28.9.2017

Online on

16.11.2017

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

28.9.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 9/20
A61K 9/16

Application no.

09425135.2

Keywords

Insufficiency of disclosure (no)
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

Granulate for the formulation of orodispersible tablets

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T169415.20170928

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 368.522K)
T 1393/12 (Analysis of audio, music or video data/QUEEN MARY AND WESTFIELD … of 16.10.2017

Online on

15.11.2017

Board

3.5.07

Decision date

16.10.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 17/30

Application no.

06744249.1

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)

Application title

A method of analysing audio, music or video data

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T139312.20171016

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 330.312K)
T 2095/12 () of 27.9.2017

Online on

15.11.2017

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

27.9.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A47J 31/41
B67D 1/10

Application no.

04756500.7

Keywords

Amendments - allowable (no)
Amendments - intermediate generalisation

Application title

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR DISPENSING A LIQUID BEVERAGE CONTAINING REAL MILK SOLIDS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T209512.20170927

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 282.161K)
T 0171/13 () of 24.10.2017

Online on

15.11.2017

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

24.10.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G09G 3/32

Application no.

08155004.8

Keywords

Sufficiency of disclosure - (no)

Application title

Organic light emitting display and driving method thereof

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T017113.20171024

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 375.437K)
T 0814/13 () of 25.10.2017

Online on

15.11.2017

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

25.10.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A01D 43/08
A01D 43/073

Application no.

06011615.9

Keywords

Neuheit Anspruch 1 wie erteilt (nein)

Application title

Verfahren zum Überladen von Erntegut

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T081413.20171025

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 277.070K)
T 1290/13 () of 5.10.2017

Online on

15.11.2017

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

5.10.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G01V 8/20

Application no.

02002945.0

Keywords

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

Application title

Optoelektronische Vorrichtung

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T129013.20171005

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 387.952K)
T 1500/13 () of 17.10.2017

Online on

15.11.2017

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

17.10.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G03H 1/18
G03H 1/30
G03H 1/08
G06K 19/16
B42D 15/10

Application no.

04740888.5

Keywords

Neuheit - nach Änderung
Neuheit - (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - nach Änderung
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)
Rückzahlung der Beschwerdegebühr - wesentlicher Verfahrensmangel (nein)

Application title

VERFAHREN ZUM BERECHNEN UND ZUM ERZEUGEN EINES COMPUTERGENERIERTEN HOLOGRAMMS SOWIE SPEICHERMEDIUM MIT EINEM SOLCHEN HOLOGRAMM UND EINE LESEVORRICHTUNG ZUR DESSEN LESUNG

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T150013.20171017

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 359.343K)
T 1143/16 () of 27.10.2017

Online on

15.11.2017

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

27.10.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A47L 13/20
A47L 13/38

Application no.

01947846.0

Keywords

Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

CLEANING ARTICLE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T114316.20171027

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 344.188K)
T 1397/12 (NON-TEXTUAL DISPLAY SCREEN READING/FREEDOM SCIENTIFIC) of 18.7.2017

Online on

14.11.2017

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

18.7.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 3/16
G06F 17/20
G09B 21/00

Application no.

04781270.6

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)

Application title

SCREEN READER HAVING CONCURRENT COMMUNICATION OF NON-TEXTUAL INFORMATION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T139712.20170718

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 302.049K)
T 1639/12 (BIO-ACTIVATEUR METABOLIQUE CUTANE / Thorel) of 2.11.2017

Online on

14.11.2017

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

2.11.2017

Proc. language

FR

IPC

A61K 7/48

Application no.

03814486.1

Keywords

-

Application title

BIO-ACTIVATEUR METABOLIQUE CUTANE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T163912.20171102

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 355.914K)
T 1211/11 (Electronic trading / Trading Technologies) of 19.9.2017

Online on

13.11.2017

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

19.9.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06Q 40/00

Application no.

05809978.9

Keywords

Inventive step - changing units used in trading (no
Inventive step - not technical)
Inventive step - effect of reducing bandwidth (no
Inventive step - effect obtained irrespective of technical infrastructure)

Application title

A FLEXIBLE SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR ELECTRONIC TRADING

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T121111.20170919

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 325.165K)
T 1969/11 (Shopping list / Nokia) of 4.7.2017

Online on

13.11.2017

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

4.7.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06Q 10/00

Application no.

04730339.1

Keywords

Inventive step - keeping centralised list of desired items (no
Inventive step - not technical)
Inventive step - implementation via browser (no
Inventive step - common knowledge)
Reimbursement of appeal fee - failure to apply problem and solution approach (no), taking description as prior art (no), failure to deal with applicant's arguments (no)

Application title

REMOTE ELECTRONIC TRANSACTIONS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T196911.20170704

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 293.360K)
T 1819/14 () of 17.8.2017

Online on

13.11.2017

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

17.8.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F16G 13/16

Application no.

07722232.1

Keywords

Spät eingereichte Beweismittel - eingereicht in der mündlichen Verhandlung
Spät eingereichte Beweismittel - eingereicht mit der Beschwerdebegründung
Spät eingereichte Beweismittel - Zulassung (ja)
Neuheit - (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)

Application title

ENERGIEFÜHRUNGSKETTE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T181914.20170817

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 380.249K)
T 1956/14 () of 5.10.2017

Online on

13.11.2017

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

5.10.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B23K 1/00
B23K 3/06

Application no.

06792088.4

Keywords

Einspruchsgründe - mangelhafte Offenbarung (ja)
Einspruchsgründe - Hauptantrag, Hilfsantrag 5
Spät eingereichte Hilfsanträge - Rechtfertigung für späte Vorlage (ja)
Spät eingereichte Hilfsanträge - Hilfsanträge 5-7
Klarheit nach Änderungen (nein) - Hilfsantrag 6
Einspruchsgründe - mangelnde Patentierbarkeit (nein)
Einspruchsgründe - Hilfsantrag 7

Application title

VERFAHREN UND VORRICHTUNG ZUR HARTLOT-APPLIKATION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T195614.20171005

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 385.691K)
T 2000/16 () of 20.9.2017

Online on

13.11.2017

Board

3.5.04

Decision date

20.9.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04N 5/445

Application no.

00914651.5

Keywords

Grounds for opposition - added subject-matter (yes)
Amendments - added subject-matter (yes)

Application title

System and method for tailoring television and/or electronic program guide features, such as advertising

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T200016.20170920

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 357.327K)
T 1383/15 (Exon skipping/ZIEKENHUIS) of 7.11.2017

Online on

10.11.2017

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

7.11.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12N 15/11
A61K 48/00
A61K 31/7088

Application no.

01979073.2

Keywords

Admissibility of appeal - statement of grounds (not filed)

Application title

INDUCTION OF EXON SKIPPING IN EUKARYOTIC CELLS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T138315.20171107

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 221.732K)
T 2002/13 (Methicillin resistant Staphylococcus/BECTON DICKINSON) of 17.5.2017

Online on

09.11.2017

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

17.5.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12Q 1/68
G01N 33/569
C07H 21/04

Application no.

06825875.5

Keywords

Main request,auxiliary requests 1 and 2 - added subject-matter (yes)
Auxiliary request 3 - broadening of scope of protection (yes)
Auxiliary requests 4 and 5 - admission into proceedings (yes)
Auxiliary requests 4 and 5 - fulfil requirements EPC (no)

Application title

SEQUENCES FOR DETECTION AND IDENTIFICATION OF METHICILLIN-RESISTANT STAPHYLOCOCCUS AUREUS (MRSA) OF MREJ TYPE XI

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T200213.20170517

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 595.853K)
T 0782/16 (Rivastigmine/NOVARTIS) of 18.7.2017

Online on

09.11.2017

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

18.7.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 9/70
A61K 31/27

Application no.

10179085.5

Keywords

Divisional application - added subject-matter (yes)
Amendments - added subject-matter (yes)
Reimbursment of appeal fee (no)

Application title

Transdermal therapeutic system for the administration of rivastigmine

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T078216.20170718

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 467.762K)
T 0268/13 () of 7.7.2017

Online on

08.11.2017

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

7.7.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B44C 1/14
B32B 15/08

Application no.

07018211.8

Keywords

Anspruchsauslegung
Klarheit (ja)
Unzulässige Erweiterung (nein)
Zulässigkeit der Entgegenhaltungen (ja)
Neuheit (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit (ja)

Application title

Herstellungsverfahren für ein mehrlagiges Dekorband mit einer Reliefstruktur und einer Aluminiumschicht

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T026813.20170707

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 793.151K)
T 1919/13 () of 15.5.2017

Online on

08.11.2017

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

15.5.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B42D 15/00

Application no.

06706800.7

Keywords

Änderungen - Klarheit des geänderten Patentanspruchs (ja)
Änderungen - Erweiterung über den Inhalt der Anmeldung in der eingereichten Fassung (nein)
Änderungen - Erweiterung des Schutzumfangs des Patentanspruchs (nein)
Priorität - Grundlage im Prioritätsdokument (ja)
Neuheit - (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)

Application title

Sicherheitselement und Verfahren zu seiner Herstellung

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T191913.20170515

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 530.034K)
T 2299/13 () of 21.6.2017

Online on

08.11.2017

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

21.6.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B41J 2/21

Application no.

06291309.0

Keywords

Amendments - broadening of claim (yes)
Late-filed requests
Late-filed request - amendments after arrangement of oral proceedings
Late-filed request - requests clearly unallowable (yes)
Late-filed request - procedural economy

Application title

Ink-jet head, ink-jet printer having the ink-jet head and printing method

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T229913.20170621

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 478.611K)
T 2396/13 () of 1.6.2017

Online on

08.11.2017

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

1.6.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B65H 1/26

Application no.

05405033.1

Keywords

Zulassung einer verspätet vorgebrachten Druckschrift - nein
Erfinderische Tätigkeit (Hauptantrag) - nein
Zulassung der Hilfsanträge, die nach der Beschwerdeerwiderung eingereicht wurden - nein

Application title

Einrichtung zum Vereinzeln von in einem Anleger gestapelten Etiketten

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T239613.20170601

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 379.818K)
T 2414/13 () of 24.8.2017

Online on

08.11.2017

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

24.8.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61F 13/32
A61F 13/26

Application no.

00309932.2

Keywords

Amendments - added subject-matter (yes)
Late-filed auxiliary requests - request clearly allowable (no)

Application title

Applicator for tampons

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T241413.20170824

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 337.293K)
T 0243/14 () of 5.10.2017

Online on

08.11.2017

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

5.10.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08G 83/00
C09D 11/10
C09D 11/00

Application no.

05105542.4

Keywords

Inventive step - (yes) Claim 3
Extent of scrutiny - limited to claim 3 of main request

Application title

Radiation curable compositions

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T024314.20171005

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 358.997K)
T 1732/14 () of 12.9.2017

Online on

08.11.2017

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

12.9.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F16H 7/12
F16H 7/08

Application no.

07724054.7

Keywords

Neuheit

Application title

SPANNER FÜR EINEN ENDLOSTRIEB

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T173214.20170912

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 645.273K)
T 0734/15 () of 10.8.2017

Online on

08.11.2017

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

10.8.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B29C 45/04
B29C 45/16

Application no.

06725134.8

Keywords

Änderungen - Erweiterung über den Inhalt der Anmeldung in der eingereichten Fassung hinaus (nein)
Rügepflicht - Einwände zurückgewiesen
Zurückverweisung an die erste Instanz (ja)

Application title

Horizontalspritzgießmaschine mit einer verfahrbaren Dreheinrichtung für Formen von Spritzgießwerkzeugen

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T073415.20170810

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 476.911K)
T 2196/15 () of 26.6.2017

Online on

08.11.2017

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

26.6.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B29C 51/14
B29C 51/34

Application no.

05731027.8

Keywords

Claim interpretation
Sufficiency of disclosure (no)
Admissibility of the auxiliary request (no)
Oral submissions of the expert (no)

Application title

Process for making a plastic component from self-reinforced thermoplastic material and plastic component produced by this process

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T219615.20170626

Distribution

D

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 659.759K)
T 0076/16 () of 2.8.2017

Online on

08.11.2017

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

2.8.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B29B 9/00
B29B 13/00
C08J 3/12
G01F 23/44
A61F 13/15
B65G 65/30
G01G 11/00
G01F 23/40
B29B 9/12
B29B 9/16
B29B 13/02
G05D 9/00

Application no.

02743769.8

Keywords

Amendments - unallowable deletion of features
Amendments - main request (yes)
Amendments - added subject-matter
Amendments - auxiliary request 1 (no)
Remittal to the department of first instance (yes)

Application title

Continuous manufacturing method for hygroscopic resin powder and powder level detector used therefor

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T007616.20170802

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 345.681K)
T 2188/12 () of 7.8.2017

Online on

07.11.2017

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

7.8.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F16K 31/02

Application no.

05744419.2

Keywords

Novelty - yes
Inventive step - no (all requests)

Application title

Fluid flow control device

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T218812.20170807

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 368.898K)
T 0045/13 () of 13.9.2017

Online on

07.11.2017

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

13.9.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G08G 1/017
G08G 1/054
G08G 1/04

Application no.

07713141.5

Keywords

Inventive step - main request (no)
Appeal decision - remittal to the department of first instance (yes)

Application title

A system for detecting vehicles

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T004513.20170913

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 372.480K)
T 2320/13 (Distribution of data signals/GLOBAL INVACOM) of 13.9.2017

Online on

07.11.2017

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

13.9.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04H 1/00

Application no.

07705240.5

Keywords

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

Application title

Distribution of data signals from broadcast data receiving means

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T232013.20170913

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 318.673K)
T 0630/11 (Gaming Server / Waterleaf) of 13.7.2017

Online on

06.11.2017

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

13.7.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06Q 20/00
A63F 9/24
G07F 17/32

Application no.

07018142.5

Keywords

Inventive step - pooling players from casinos to reduce waiting time to join a game (no
Inventive step - part of non-technical requirement)
Inventive step - common gaming server and portals for players (no
Inventive step - obvious implementation)

Application title

System for playing a game

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T063011.20170713

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 407.258K)
T 0596/12 (Printer user interface/CANON EUROPA N.V.) of 17.10.2017

Online on

06.11.2017

Board

3.5.06

Decision date

17.10.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 9/44

Application no.

08154818.2

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)

Application title

Apparatus for providing a user interface

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T059612.20171017

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 327.282K)
T 1432/12 () of 25.10.2017

Online on

06.11.2017

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

25.10.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H02K 3/24
H02K 3/51

Application no.

06826384.7

Keywords

Amendments - extension beyond the content of the application as filed (no)
Inventive step - (yes) after amendment
Interlocutory revision - department of first instance should have rectified decision (yes)

Application title

Paddled rotor spaceblocks

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T143212.20171025

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 304.974K)
T 2019/12 (Abgabe einer Order / Lacqua) of 20.6.2017

Online on

06.11.2017

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

20.6.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G06F 17/60

Application no.

00125816.9

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hauptantrag
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Darstellung von Preisen auf einer Chartkurve (nein
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Wiedergabe von Informationen)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hilfsantrag
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Benutzung von Mauskoordinaten auf einer Chartkurve zum Festlegen eines Preises (nein
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - naheliegend)

Application title

Verfahren zum schnellen Abgeben einer Wertpapier-, Futureskontrakt- oder Warenorder und Computersystem zu diesem Zweck

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T201912.20170620

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D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 390.137K)
T 0735/13 () of 11.10.2017

Online on

06.11.2017

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

11.10.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F02C 9/40
F02C 3/22
F23N 5/00
G01N 21/35
G01N 33/00

Application no.

03731614.8

Keywords

Zulässigkeit der Beschwerde - (nein)
Zulässigkeit der Beschwerde - Beschwer entfallen

Application title

VERFAHREN ZUM BETRIEB EINER GASTURBOGRUPPE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T073513.20171011

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 259.310K)
T 0194/14 (Solid detergent compositions / P&G) of 8.6.2017

Online on

06.11.2017

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

8.6.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C11D 17/06
C11D 17/00
C11D 11/00

Application no.

98948560.2

Keywords

Amendments (all requests)
Amendments - added subject-matter (yes)

Application title

SOLID DETERGENT COMPOSITIONS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T019414.20170608

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 365.915K)
T 1625/12 (Single domain antibodies/DOMANTIS) of 27.10.2017

Online on

03.11.2017

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

27.10.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07K 16/24
A61K 47/48

Application no.

04737302.2

Keywords

Lapse of patent in all designated states - continuation of appeal proceedings (no)

Application title

Pegylated single domain antibodies (dAb)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T162512.20171027

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 241.796K)
T 0855/13 () of 13.6.2017

Online on

03.11.2017

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

13.6.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B21B 1/46
B22D 11/14

Application no.

05732302.4

Keywords

Inventive step - main request (yes)
Ground for opposition under Article 100(b) EPC - not admitted in the appeal proceedings

Application title

PROCESS AND SYSTEM FOR MANUFACTURING METAL STRIPS AND SHEETS WITHOUT SOLUTION OF CONTINUITY BETWEEN CONTINUOUS CASTING AND ROLLING

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T085513.20170613

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D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 359.699K)
T 1247/13 () of 9.8.2017

Online on

03.11.2017

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

9.8.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F27D 5/00
C04B 35/597
C04B 35/584
C04B 35/565
C04B 35/573

Application no.

06120902.9

Keywords

Amendments - allowable (no)
Amendments - inescapable trap (yes)

Application title

Kiln furniture for use in a non-oxidizing atmosphere

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T124713.20170809

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 348.638K)
T 1969/13 () of 16.10.2017

Online on

03.11.2017

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

16.10.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G01D 5/20
G01D 3/08
G01P 3/487

Application no.

04030527.8

Keywords

Zulässigkeit der Beschwerde - (ja)
Patentansprüche - Klarheit
Patentansprüche - Hauptantrag (nein)
Patentansprüche - Klarheit
Patentansprüche - Hilfsantrag 2 (ja)
Änderungen - Erweiterung des Patentanspruchs
Änderungen - Hilfsantrag 1 (ja)
Änderungen - Erweiterung des Patentanspruchs
Änderungen - Hilfsantrag 2 (nein)
Änderungen - unzulässige Erweiterung des Schutzbereichs (nein)
Zurückverweisung an die erste Instanz - (ja)

Application title

Positionsdetektor

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T196913.20171016

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 392.098K)
T 0631/14 () of 5.10.2017

Online on

03.11.2017

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

5.10.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B24B 21/02
B24B 21/20
B24B 21/22

Application no.

08840276.3

Keywords

Ausreichende Offenbarung - (ja)
Klarheit (ja)
Änderungen - zulässig (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)

Application title

ANDRÜCKEINRICHTUNG FÜR SCHNEIDMITTEL SOWIE VORRICHTUNG UND VERFAHREN ZUR FINISHBEARBEITUNG VON UMFANGSFLÄCHEN AN ZYLINDRISCHEN WERKSTÜCKABSCHNITTEN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T063114.20171005

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 453.911K)
T 1937/12 () of 13.9.2017

Online on

02.11.2017

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

13.9.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A01F 15/08

Application no.

08158235.5

Keywords

Verspätet eingereichtes Dokument - zugelassen (ja)
Neuheit Anspruch 1 wie erteilt (nein)

Application title

Landwirtschaftliche Ballenpresse

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T193712.20170913

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 286.567K)
T 1067/13 (Safety control system/YOKOGAWA) of 11.7.2017

Online on

02.11.2017

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

11.7.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G05B 19/418

Application no.

08011085.1

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)

Application title

Safety control system

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T106713.20170711

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 314.617K)
T 1384/14 () of 11.10.2017

Online on

02.11.2017

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

11.10.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C08K 13/02

Application no.

08853011.8

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (nein)

Application title

FLAMMGESCHÜTZTE EXPANDIERBARE STYROLPOLYMERE UND VERFAHREN ZU IHRER HERSTELLUNG

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T138414.20171011

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 314.931K)
T 1775/14 () of 28.9.2017

Online on

02.11.2017

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

28.9.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08L 63/00
C08L 63/02
C08L 51/04
C09J 163/00
C09J 163/02

Application no.

06789966.6

Keywords

Late-filed requests
Late-filed request - submitted with the statement of grounds of appeal
Late-filed request - abuse of procedure (no)
Amendments - extension beyond the content of the application as filed (yes)

Application title

EPOXY COMPOSITIONS HAVING IMPROVED IMPACT RESISTANCE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T177514.20170928

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 409.853K)
T 1860/14 () of 10.10.2017

Online on

02.11.2017

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

10.10.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C08L 29/04
C08L 31/04
C08L 23/08
C09J 123/08

Application no.

08787076.2

Keywords

Änderung veranlasst durch Einspruchsgrund - Änderungen zulässig (ja)
Änderungen - Erweiterung des Patentanspruchs (nein)
Patentansprüche - Klarheit
Patentansprüche - Hauptantrag (ja)
Beschwerdeentscheidung - Zurückverweisung an die erste Instanz (ja)

Application title

SILAN-MODIFIZIERTE ADDITIVE UND SILAN-MODIFIZIERTE POLYMERZUSAMMENSETZUNGEN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T186014.20171010

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 367.245K)
T 2304/14 (Secure tag/SWISSCOM) of 3.8.2017

Online on

02.11.2017

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

3.8.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04M 1/725
H04L 29/08

Application no.

11171212.1

Keywords

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

Application title

Secure tag management method and system

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T230414.20170803

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 383.933K)
T 2324/14 (Optimizing source code/SAP) of 4.10.2017

Online on

02.11.2017

Board

3.5.06

Decision date

4.10.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 9/45
G06F 9/44

Application no.

12007773.0

Keywords

Non admission of auxiliary request by the examining division - full reasoning is incorrect prima facie assessment
Late filed auxiliary request - admitted and considered
Claims - clarity, all requests (no)

Application title

Optimizing source code

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T232414.20171004

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 394.893K)
T 0219/15 () of 2.8.2017

Online on

02.11.2017

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

2.8.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01M 4/58

Application no.

03760688.6

Keywords

Admissibility of appeal - (yes)
Transfer of opposition - (no)
Grounds for opposition - insufficiency of disclosure (no)
Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)
Appeal decision - remittal to the department of first instance (no)
Substantial procedural violation - (no)
Apportionment of costs - (no)

Application title

CARBON-COATED LI-CONTAINING POWDERS AND PROCESS FOR PRODUCTION THEREOF

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T021915.20170802

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 504.985K)
T 0535/15 (Release windows/COMCAST) of 26.9.2017

Online on

02.11.2017

Board

3.5.06

Decision date

26.9.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 21/00
H04N 7/00

Application no.

10152200.1

Keywords

Inventive step - all requests (no)

Application title

Systems and methods for signaling content rights through release windows life cycle

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T053515.20170926

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 337.995K)
T 0395/16 () of 31.7.2017

Online on

02.11.2017

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

31.7.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B01F 1/00
B01F 3/04
B01F 5/00

Application no.

07710600.3

Keywords

Reimbursement of appeal fee

Application title

APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR DISSOLVING GAS IN LIQUID

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T039516.20170731

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 284.712K)
T 1561/16 () of 19.9.2017

Online on

02.11.2017

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

19.9.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B60K 31/04

Application no.

01913620.9

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (nein)

Application title

VERFAHREN ZUR UNTERBRECHUNG EINER GESCHWINDIGKEITS- ODER ABSTANDSREGELUNG EINES REGELSYSTEMS EINES KRAFTFAHRZEUGS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T156116.20170919

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 276.888K)

October 2017

T 0358/12 (Seeking in MPEG multimedia without indexing/ECHOSTAR) of 8.9.2017

Online on

30.10.2017

Board

3.5.07

Decision date

8.9.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G11B 27/00
G11B 27/28

Application no.

07811582.1

Keywords

Inventive step - after amendment (yes)
Claims - clarity and support in the description
Claims - after amendment (yes)
Amendments - added subject-matter
Amendments - after amendment (no)

Application title

Method and apparatus for receiving, storing, and presenting multimedia programming without indexing prior to storage

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T035812.20170908

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 395.281K)
T 0627/12 () of 23.10.2017

Online on

30.10.2017

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

23.10.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01R 33/561

Application no.

04252655.8

Keywords

Claims - clarity (yes)
Amendments - allowable (yes)
Sufficiency of disclosure - (yes)
Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

Parallel MR imaging

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T062712.20171023

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 301.721K)
T 1462/12 () of 12.10.2017

Online on

30.10.2017

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

12.10.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01V 3/20

Application no.

99930723.4

Keywords

Oral proceedings - held in absence of appellant
Inventive step - all requests (no)

Application title

APPARATUS FOR IMAGING EARTH FORMATION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T146212.20171012

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 302.589K)
T 0508/13 (Multimedia bookmarks/TIVO SOLUTIONS) of 26.10.2017

Online on

30.10.2017

Board

3.5.07

Decision date

26.10.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G11B 27/10
G11B 27/34

Application no.

00921558.3

Keywords

Amendments - main request (not allowable)
Priority - validity of priority date (no)
Inventive step - first auxiliary request (yes)

Application title

Multimedia program bookmarking system

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T050813.20171026

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 413.857K)
T 0734/13 () of 15.9.2017

Online on

30.10.2017

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

15.9.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A01K 5/00
A01D 43/08
A01F 29/00
A23K 1/00
B01F 15/00
B02C 18/00
B02C 23/08
B02C 25/00
G05D 5/04

Application no.

08828469.0

Keywords

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

Application title

SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR MIXING ANIMAL FEED

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T073413.20170915

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 370.760K)
T 1316/14 () of 14.9.2017

Online on

30.10.2017

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

14.9.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C08J 3/24
C08F 20/06

Application no.

05715387.6

Keywords

Einspruchsgründe - Änderungen
Anspruchsinterpretation
Neuheit
Erfinderische Tätigkeit

Application title

VERFAHREN ZUR NACHVERNETZUNG WASSERABSORBIERENDER POLYMERE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T131614.20170914

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 429.940K)
T 1397/14 (NACK sequence numbers/INNOVATIVE) of 5.10.2017

Online on

30.10.2017

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

5.10.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04L 1/16
H04L 1/18

Application no.

06007207.1

Keywords

Added subject-matter - (yes)
Validity of priority claim - (no)
Admission of auxiliary request 0 - (no)
Admission of auxiliary request 2 not admitted at first instance - (yes): consideration of new facts

Application title

Handling of erroneous sequence number in a NACK packet

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T139714.20171005

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 430.592K)
T 2603/11 () of 5.10.2017

Online on

27.10.2017

Board

3.5.04

Decision date

5.10.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04N 5/232
G02B 27/64
G03B 17/17

Application no.

07122227.7

Keywords

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

Application title

Apparatus and method for correcting shake of image photographing device

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T260311.20171005

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 424.750K)
T 1176/12 () of 20.7.2017

Online on

27.10.2017

Board

3.5.04

Decision date

20.7.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04N 7/26
H04N 7/36
H04N 7/50

Application no.

04003609.7

Keywords

Request could, and should, have been filed in first instance proceedings (yes)

Application title

Moving picture coding and decoding methods

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T117612.20170720

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 361.637K)
T 1348/12 () of 28.9.2017

Online on

27.10.2017

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

28.9.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01L 21/00
H01L 29/06
H01L 27/15
H01L 33/00

Application no.

02789218.1

Keywords

Inventive step - Main and First Auxiliary request
Inventive step - (no)
Amendments - extension beyond the content of the application as filed
Amendments - Second Auxiliary request
Amendments - (yes)

Application title

DIODE HAVING VERTICAL STRUCTURE AND METHOD OF MANUFACTURING THE SAME

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T134812.20170928

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 307.419K)
T 2432/12 () of 10.8.2017

Online on

27.10.2017

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

10.8.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G08B 17/10
G08B 17/107
G08B 17/12
G01N 21/53
G01N 21/17
G01S 7/481
G01S 7/497
G01S 17/89

Application no.

05803201.2

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)
Inventive step - main request and first to third auxiliary requests
Claims - functional features (yes)
Claims - first and second auxiliary requests

Application title

Particle detector, system and method

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T243212.20170810

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 315.821K)
T 1254/13 () of 20.10.2017

Online on

27.10.2017

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

20.10.2017

Proc. language

FR

IPC

H02B 13/025

Application no.

04447077.1

Keywords

Possibilité d'exécuter l'invention - (oui)
Activité inventive - (oui)

Application title

Installation de commutation électrique

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T125413.20171020

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 374.930K)
T 0181/14 () of 13.7.2017

Online on

27.10.2017

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

13.7.2017

Proc. language

FR

IPC

G04B 15/08
G04B 15/14

Application no.

07025149.1

Keywords

Recevabilité du recours - taxe de recours (non payée)
Recevabilité du recours - recours réputé non formé
Restitutio in integrum (requerante/opposante)
Restitutio in integrum - requête recevable (non)

Application title

Mouvement horloger comportant un organe réglant à fréquence d'oscillation élevée

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T018114.20170713

Distribution

C

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 298.421K)
T 1082/14 (Algorithm specifc AKA key modification/ERICSSON) of 27.6.2017

Online on

27.10.2017

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

27.6.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04L 9/08
H04L 9/32
H04L 29/06
H04W 12/02
H04W 12/04

Application no.

04775405.6

Keywords

Priority - (yes)
Claims - clarity (yes)
Sufficiency of disclosure - (yes)
Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

ENHANCED SECURITY DESIGN FOR CRYPTOGRAPHY IN MOBILE COMMUNICATION SYSTEMS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T108214.20170627

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 373.382K)
T 0711/15 () of 11.10.2017

Online on

27.10.2017

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

11.10.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B07B 1/46

Application no.

09785284.2

Keywords

Amendments - allowable (yes)
Remittal to the department of first instance - (yes)

Application title

IMPROVED SIFTING SCREEN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T071115.20171011

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 259.203K)
T 1018/17 () of 24.10.2017

Online on

27.10.2017

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

24.10.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B60J 7/14
B60J 1/18
B60J 7/16

Application no.

12178909.3

Keywords

Admissibility of appeal - missing statement of grounds

Application title

Car with a sun roof provided with internal and external vertical posts

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T101817.20171024

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 221.126K)
T 1569/13 (Providing broadcast media tuning information/SONY) of 10.8.2017

Online on

26.10.2017

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

10.8.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04L 29/08

Application no.

06738288.7

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)
Inventive step - main and first auxiliary requests
Admissibility - (no) - second to fourth auxiliary requests

Application title

PROVIDING BROADCAST MEDIA TUNING INFORMATION TO A REMOTE DEVICE FROM A MOBILE TERMINAL

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T156913.20170810

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 393.534K)
T 0514/14 (Bathroom cleaning composition / COLGATE) of 21.7.2017

Online on

26.10.2017

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

21.7.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C11D 3/395
C11D 3/08
C11D 3/06

Application no.

04752482.2

Keywords

Lack of clarity arising from amendment (all pending requests)
Late-filed auxiliary requests - admitted (no) request filed at oral proceedings

Application title

BATHROOM CLEANING COMPOSITION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T051414.20170721

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 384.069K)
T 0232/13 () of 20.10.2017

Online on

25.10.2017

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

20.10.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01L 29/786
H01L 21/336

Application no.

09172487.2

Keywords

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

Application title

Method for manufacturing semiconductor device

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T023213.20171020

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 299.588K)
T 0128/14 () of 21.9.2017

Online on

25.10.2017

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

21.9.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08L 23/00

Application no.

04796168.5

Keywords

Novelty - (no) main request
Inventive step - (no) first auxiliary request
Late-filed request - admitted (no) second, fourth, fifth, sixth auxiliary requests
Claims - clarity (no) third auxiliary request

Application title

COMPOSITION IN COMBINATION WITH AN EXTRUSION BLOW MOLDED THERMOPLASTIC PACKAGE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T012814.20170921

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 389.947K)
T 0969/16 () of 26.9.2017

Online on

25.10.2017

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

26.9.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08H 5/04

Application no.

07870818.7

Keywords

Clarity - main and auxiliary request (no)
Amendments - extension beyond the content of the application as filed (yes)

Application title

PROCESSING BIOMASS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T096916.20170926

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 299.806K)
T 1040/12 () of 26.9.2017

Online on

24.10.2017

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

26.9.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01L 33/00

Application no.

07250477.2

Keywords

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

Application title

Semiconductor light emitting device package and method for manufacturing the same

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T104012.20170926

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 314.615K)
T 2484/12 () of 8.8.2017

Online on

24.10.2017

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

8.8.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H05B 37/03
H05B 41/04
H05B 41/292

Application no.

10153583.9

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)
Inventive step - main request and auxiliary requests I to VII

Application title

Device and method for driving discharge lamp, light source device, and projector

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T248412.20170808

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 301.750K)
T 0369/13 () of 21.9.2017

Online on

24.10.2017

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

21.9.2017

Proc. language

FR

IPC

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

Application no.

10181612.2

Keywords

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

Application title

Procédé et système de transport collectif

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T036913.20170921

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 285.652K)
T 1313/13 (Method for the production of maintainer plants/PIONEER) of 2.2.2017

Online on

24.10.2017

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

2.2.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12N 15/82

Application no.

04814790.4

Keywords

Auxiliary request 4 - requirements of the EPC met (yes)

Application title

Dominant gene suppression transgenes and methods of using same

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T131313.20170202

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 366.062K)
T 2371/13 (Association de deux colorants cationiques/L'OREAL) of 4.7.2017

Online on

24.10.2017

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

4.7.2017

Proc. language

FR

IPC

A61K 8/49
A61Q 5/06

Application no.

99403290.2

Keywords

Nouveauté - (oui)
Plausibilité d'un effet allégué dans la demande de brevet -admissibilité de résultats d'essais déposés après la date de dépôt du brevet visant à prouver cet effet (oui)
Activité inventive - (non)- amélioration non crédible dans l'ensemble de la portée de la revendication
Activité inventive - alternatives évidentes

Application title

Utilisation pour la teinture directe des fibres kératiniques d'une association de deux colorants cationiques

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T237113.20170704

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 747.057K)
T 1439/15 (Mikrokapsel/BASF) of 5.10.2017

Online on

24.10.2017

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

5.10.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B01J 13/14
C11D 3/37
C11D 3/50

Application no.

09702437.6

Keywords

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

Application title

DUFTSTOFFENTHALTENDE MIKROKAPSELN MIT VERBESSERTEM FREISETZUNGSVERHALTEN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T143915.20171005

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 394.301K)
T 1146/16 () of 19.10.2017

Online on

24.10.2017

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

19.10.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F04C 2/18

Application no.

11724056.4

Keywords

Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

GEAR PUMP WITH CONTINUOUS VARIABLE OUTPUT FLOW RATE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T114616.20171019

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 270.529K)
W 0004/97 (Azabicycloheptanes/RHÔNE-POULEN C RORER) of 7.8.1997

Online on

24.10.2017

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

7.8.1997

Proc. language

FR

IPC

C07D 471/08

Application no.

-

Keywords

-

Application title

Nouveaux dérivés du 2-azabicyclo[2.2.l]heptane, leur préparation et leur application

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:1997:W000497.19970807

Distribution

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 298.334K)
R 0007/15 (Petition for review admissible but not allowable) of 15.5.2017

Online on

23.10.2017

Board

EBA

Decision date

15.5.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 31/4035
C07D 209/48
C07C 317/28
A61P 35/00

Application no.

03721414.5

Keywords

Violation of the right to be heard, no

Application title

(+)-2-[1-(3-ETHOXY-4-METHOXYPHENYL)-2-METHYLSULFONYLETHYL]-4-ACETYLAMINOISOINDOLINE-1,3-DIONE FOR USE IN TREATING PSORIASIS BY ORAL ADMINISTRATION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:R000715.20170515

Distribution

B

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 56.490K)
T 1987/11 () of 9.10.2017

Online on

23.10.2017

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

9.10.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01N 23/10
G01N 33/02

Application no.

04101218.8

Keywords

Grounds for opposition - patent as granted extends beyond content of earlier application (yes)
Grounds for opposition - patent as granted extends beyond content of application as filed (yes)
Amendments - amended claims extend beyond the content of the earlier application (yes)
Amendments - amended claims extend beyond the content of the application as filed (yes)

Application title

Non destructive x-ray inspection apparatus for food industry

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T198711.20171009

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 379.242K)
T 2163/11 () of 7.9.2017

Online on

23.10.2017

Board

3.5.04

Decision date

7.9.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06T 1/00

Application no.

05762717.6

Keywords

Sufficiency of disclosure - (no)

Application title

ADAPTIV 3D SCANNING

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T216311.20170907

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 436.848K)
T 0602/12 (Data compression/CANON) of 27.9.2017

Online on

23.10.2017

Board

3.5.07

Decision date

27.9.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H03M 7/30

Application no.

02253733.6

Keywords

Amendments - added subject-matter (yes)

Application title

Method, apparatus, computer program and storage medium for data compression

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T060212.20170927

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 305.743K)
T 0791/12 () of 14.9.2017

Online on

23.10.2017

Board

3.5.04

Decision date

14.9.2017

Proc. language

FR

IPC

H04N 7/16

Application no.

07821833.6

Keywords

Activité inventive - (oui)

Application title

PROCÉDÉ DE DÉTECTION D'UNE UTILISATION ANORMALE D'UN PROCESSEUR DE SÉCURITÉ

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T079112.20170914

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 321.545K)
T 1309/15 () of 27.6.2017

Online on

23.10.2017

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

27.6.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08F 10/00
C08F 4/655
C08F 4/02

Application no.

05256689.0

Keywords

Unclear functional feature

Application title

Enhanced polyolefin catalyst

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T130915.20170627

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 329.134K)
W 0001/98 () of 26.2.1998

Online on

23.10.2017

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

26.2.1998

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B23K 1/005
B23K 26/00

Application no.

-

Keywords

Rückzahlung der entrichteten zusätzlichen Prüfungsgebühr und der Widerspruchsgebühr

Application title

Verfahren zur Verbindung eines flexiblen Substrats mit einem Chip

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:1998:W000198.19980226

Distribution

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 265.216K)
T 2160/12 (Peptide binding to MHC class-I/IMMATICS BIOTECHNOLOGIES) of 18.5.2017

Online on

20.10.2017

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

18.5.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07K 14/47
A61K 39/00

Application no.

08785106.9

Keywords

Novelty - (yes)
Sufficiency of disclosure - (yes)
Claims - clarity (yes)
Amendments - allowable (yes)
Right to be heard - substantial procedural violation (no)
Appeal decision - remittal to the department of first instance (yes)

Application title

Novel immunogenic epitopes for immunotherapy

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T216012.20170518

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 438.847K)
T 2422/12 (PURIFICATION OF ACETIC ACID / LYONDELLBASELL ACETYLS) of 17.10.2017

Online on

20.10.2017

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

17.10.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07C 51/487
C07C 53/08

Application no.

07811151.5

Keywords

-

Application title

PURIFICATION OF ACETIC ACID

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T242212.20171017

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 332.546K)
T 1751/13 () of 4.8.2017

Online on

20.10.2017

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

4.8.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A23F 5/24
A23F 5/26

Application no.

05106563.9

Keywords

Auxiliary request 1: Amendments (allowable), clarity (yes), novelty (yes), inventive step (yes)

Application title

Enzyme-assisted soluble coffee production

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T175113.20170804

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 477.420K)
T 1889/13 () of 14.3.2017

Online on

20.10.2017

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

14.3.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61L 24/10
A61L 24/04
B01F 13/00
B01F 15/02
B65D 25/08
A61K 9/00
B01F 3/12
A61L 33/12

Application no.

02790278.2

Keywords

"Partiality of two board members (no)"

Application title

A HEMOSTATIC KIT, A METHOD OF PREPARING A HEMOSTATIC AGENT AND A METHOD OF PROMOTING HEMOSTASIS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T188913.20170314

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 323.591K)
T 0505/15 (Bicarbonate solutions for dialysis/NIKKISO) of 11.7.2017

Online on

20.10.2017

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

11.7.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61M 1/28
A61K 33/14
A61P 13/12

Application no.

02806438.4

Keywords

Late submitted material - correct exercise of discretion (yes)
Evidence - public prior use (yes)
Inventive step - main request and auxiliary request 1 (no)
Inventive step - auxiliary request 2 (yes)

Application title

Bicarbonate-based solutions for dialysis therapies

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T050515.20170711

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 504.942K)
T 1758/15 () of 11.7.2017

Online on

20.10.2017

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

11.7.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61F 13/00
A61F 2/00
A61L 31/04
A61L 31/14

Application no.

03761283.5

Keywords

Substantial procedural violation - yes
Reimbursement of appeal fee - (no)
Remittal to the department of first instance - no
Novelty - (no)
Novelty - novelty of use
Novelty - second (or further) medical use
Exceptions to patentability - (yes)
Exceptions to patentability - method for treatment by surgery

Application title

FILLERS AND METHODS FOR DISPLACING TISSUES TO IMPROVE RADIOLOGICAL OUTCOMES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T175815.20170711

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 526.551K)
T 0159/11 (Competitive hybridization/QUEST DIAGNOSTICS) of 5.4.2017

Online on

19.10.2017

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

5.4.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12Q 1/68

Application no.

98301581.9

Keywords

Main request and auxiliary requests 1 and 2 - admitted into the proceedings
All requests - added matter - (yes)

Application title

Fluorescence energy transfer by competitive hybridization

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T015911.20170405

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 453.006K)
T 1889/13 () of 20.5.2015

Online on

19.10.2017

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

20.5.2015

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61L 24/10
A61L 24/04
B01F 13/00
B01F 15/02
B65D 25/08
A61K 9/00
B01F 3/12
A61L 33/12

Application no.

02790278.2

Keywords

-

Application title

A HEMOSTATIC KIT, A METHOD OF PREPARING A HEMOSTATIC AGENT AND A METHOD OF PROMOTING HEMOSTASIS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2015:T188913.20150520

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 226.188K)
T 0169/14 (Parametric audio system/POMPEI) of 16.10.2017

Online on

19.10.2017

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

16.10.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04B 11/00
H04R 25/00
G10K 15/02
B06B 1/02
B06B 1/06

Application no.

01942480.3

Keywords

Amendments - extension beyond the content of the application as filed (yes)
Apportionment of costs - (no)

Application title

Parametric audio system

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T016914.20171016

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 391.439K)
T 0575/15 (Process control configuration/WONDERWARE) of 2.10.2017

Online on

19.10.2017

Board

3.5.06

Decision date

2.10.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 9/44
G06F 9/445

Application no.

10186143.3

Keywords

Inventive step (no)
Inventive step - all requests

Application title

Supervisory process control and manufacturing information system application having a layered architecture

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T057515.20171002

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 372.945K)
T 1541/16 (GUI configuring/ROCKWELL) of 10.8.2017

Online on

19.10.2017

Board

3.5.06

Decision date

10.8.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 9/44

Application no.

06011756.1

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)

Application title

Abstracted display building method and system

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T154116.20170810

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 328.628K)
T 1972/13 (Spread spectrum communication/ASE) of 5.9.2017

Online on

18.10.2017

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

5.9.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04B 1/707
H04B 7/185

Application no.

08290801.3

Keywords

Right to be heard - substantial procedural violation (yes)
Reimbursement of appeal fee - (yes)
Remittal to the department of first instance - (yes)
Second decision after decision to refuse null and void

Application title

Methods, apparatuses and system for asynchronous spread-spectrum communication

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T197213.20170905

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 319.590K)
T 0413/14 () of 19.9.2017

Online on

18.10.2017

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

19.9.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61M 25/00
A61M 25/098

Application no.

06802065.0

Keywords

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

Application title

REFLUX RESISTANT CANNULA AND SYSTEM FOR CHRONIC DELIVERY OF THERAPEUTIC AGENTS USING CONVECTION-ENHANCED DELIVERY

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T041314.20170919

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 269.558K)
T 1092/14 (Glucose isomerase/VITACARE) of 10.10.2017

Online on

18.10.2017

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

10.10.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 38/44
A61K 38/52
A23L 1/03
A23L 1/30
A61K 9/48
A61P 1/00
A61P 3/00

Application no.

08707777.2

Keywords

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

Application title

Glucose isomerase for use in the treatment of fructose intolerance

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T109214.20171010

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 227.866K)
T 0725/17 (Wechselfilterelement/MAHLE) of 8.10.2017

Online on

18.10.2017

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

8.10.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B01D 27/08
B01D 35/30

Application no.

09764228.4

Keywords

Zulässigkeit der Beschwerde - fehlende Beschwerdebegründung

Application title

Wechselfilterelement

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T072517.20171008

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D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 224.257K)
T 0407/14 (Synthèse de Fischer-Tropsch) of 20.9.2017

Online on

17.10.2017

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

20.9.2017

Proc. language

FR

IPC

C10G 2/00
C07C 1/04

Application no.

04817593.9

Keywords

Recevabilité (requêtes principale et auxiliaire 4) : oui
Modification occasionnée par un motif d'opposition (requête principale) : oui
Activité inventive (requêtes principale et auxiliaire 4) : non

Application title

PROCEDE DE TRANSFORMATION D’UN GAZ DE SYNTHESE EN HYDROCARBURES EN PRESENCE DE SIC BETA ET EFFLUENT DE CE PROCEDE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T040714.20170920

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 424.161K)
T 1698/12 () of 5.10.2017

Online on

16.10.2017

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

5.10.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04N 1/00
G01C 11/02
G01S 13/86
G01S 17/89
G01S 7/48

Application no.

03755838.4

Keywords

Inventive step: yes (amended claims)

Application title

VEHICLE BASED DATA COLLECTION AND PROCESSING SYSTEM

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T169812.20171005

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 304.314K)
T 1729/13 () of 31.5.2017

Online on

16.10.2017

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

31.5.2017

Proc. language

FR

IPC

F21V 7/09
F21S 8/10
F21Y 101/02
F21W 101/10

Application no.

04290247.8

Keywords

Activité inventive - requête principale (non)
Nouveauté - requête subsidiaire 1 (non)
Clarté des revendications - requête subsidiaire 2 (non)

Application title

Dispositif projecteur de véhicule automobile équipé de diodes électroluminescentes

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T172913.20170531

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 414.592K)
T 1623/14 () of 11.8.2017

Online on

16.10.2017

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

11.8.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B23C 5/22

Application no.

04721050.5

Keywords

Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - main request (no)
Inventive step - first auxiliary request (no)
Inventive step - second auxiliary request (yes)
Reimbursement of appeal fee - appealed decision sufficiently reasoned (no)

Application title

A MILLING TOOL WITH CO-OPERATING PROJECTIONS AND RECESSESS BETWEEN THE CUTTING INSERT AND THE HOLDER

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T162314.20170811

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 378.158K)
T 2331/14 () of 11.7.2017

Online on

16.10.2017

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

11.7.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A23K 1/17
A23K 1/18
A61K 31/7036

Application no.

08714498.6

Keywords

Re-establishment of rights - (no)

Application title

PAROMOMYCIN SUPPLEMENTED FEEDINGSTUFFS FOR POULTRY SPECIES AND USE THEREOF FOR PROPHYLAXIS OF HISTOMONIASIS, REDUCTION OF THE HORIZONTAL SPREADING OF HISTOMONIASIS, AND FOR IMPROVED WEIGHT GAIN AND FEED CONVERSION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T233114.20170711

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 308.643K)
T 1995/15 () of 30.5.2017

Online on

16.10.2017

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

30.5.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F21V 5/00
F21Y 101/02

Application no.

07854897.1

Keywords

Novelty - implicit disclosure (yes)

Application title

LIGHTING DEVICE AND LIGHTING METHOD

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T199515.20170530

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 287.032K)
T 1097/16 () of 4.8.2017

Online on

16.10.2017

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

4.8.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B23Q 17/20
B23Q 17/24

Application no.

10720507.2

Keywords

Admissibility of appeal - missing statement of grounds

Application title

USER-FACILITATED MATERIAL REMOVAL IN COMPOSITE STRUCTURES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T109716.20170804

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 229.370K)
T 2303/11 (Maintaining data integrity despite track squeeze/DELL) of 10.10.2017

Online on

13.10.2017

Board

3.5.07

Decision date

10.10.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G11B 5/02
G11B 5/09
G11B 20/18
G11B 20/12
G11B 27/02

Application no.

05252837.9

Keywords

Inventive step - main request and six auxiliary requests (no)
Inventive step - problem invention (no)

Application title

Method for maintaining track data integrity in magnetic disk storage devices

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T230311.20171010

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 407.913K)
T 1520/12 () of 7.9.2017

Online on

13.10.2017

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

7.9.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01S 13/66
G01S 13/68
G01S 13/93
G01S 15/93
G08G 1/16
B60R 21/00

Application no.

03818087.3

Keywords

Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - ex post facto analysis

Application title

SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR MONITORING THE EXTERNAL ENVIRONMENT OF A MOTOR VEHICLE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T152012.20170907

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 349.074K)
T 1293/13 () of 7.9.2017

Online on

13.10.2017

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

7.9.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A41D 27/28
A41D 13/002
A41D 13/005

Application no.

05734332.9

Keywords

Sufficiency of disclosure - (no)
Amendments - broadening of claim (yes)
Amendments - deletion of features (yes)

Application title

ARTICLE OF APPAREL UTILIZING ZONED VENTING AND/OR OTHER BODY COOLING FEATURES OR METHODS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T129313.20170907

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 1.754M)
T 0946/17 () of 9.10.2017

Online on

13.10.2017

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

9.10.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61F 13/00

Application no.

02794392.7

Keywords

Admissibility of appeal - missing statement of grounds

Application title

VENTED VACUUM BANDAGE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T094617.20171009

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 220.329K)
T 2418/12 (Related-term suggestion/MICROSOFT TECHNOLOGY LICENSING) of 14.7.2017

Online on

12.10.2017

Board

3.5.07

Decision date

14.7.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 17/30

Application no.

05102959.3

Keywords

Inventive step - all requests (no)

Application title

Related term suggestion for multi-sense queries

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T241812.20170714

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 393.271K)
T 0746/14 () of 10.8.2017

Online on

12.10.2017

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

10.8.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A23L 1/29
A23L 1/308
A61K 31/702
A23C 9/20
A61P 1/12

Application no.

06799537.3

Keywords

Inventive step - medical use claims

Application title

PREVENTING DISEASES IN INFANTS DELIVERED VIA CAESAREAN SECTION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T074614.20170810

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 384.461K)
T 0894/17 () of 6.10.2017

Online on

12.10.2017

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

6.10.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C04B 14/10
C04B 14/04
C09C 1/02
C04B 26/06

Application no.

07753865.0

Keywords

Admissibility of appeal - missing statement of grounds

Application title

PAPER AND COATING MEDIUM FOR MULTIFUNCTIONAL PRINTING

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T089417.20171006

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 223.088K)
T 0231/13 () of 1.8.2017

Online on

11.10.2017

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

1.8.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61B 10/00

Application no.

05764574.9

Keywords

Representation - applicant having residence outside Contracting States
Oral proceedings - postponement (no)
Late-filed main request - justification for late filing (no)
request clearly allowable (no) - adjournment of oral
proceedings would have been required (yes) - admitted (no)
Claims - clarity
Claims - auxiliary request 2 (no)
Sufficiency of disclosure - auxiliary request 2 (no)
Inventive step - auxiliary request 1 (no)
Inventive step - mixture of technical and non-technical features - presentation of information

Application title

PROCESS OF STATISTIC VALIDATION OF CORNEAL ENDOTHELIUM CELLS ANALYSED SAMPLES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T023113.20170801

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 423.255K)
T 0088/14 () of 1.8.2017

Online on

11.10.2017

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

1.8.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A23L 1/308
A23G 1/30
A23G 1/32
A23G 1/36
A23G 1/40
A23G 1/44
A23G 3/34

Application no.

06777132.9

Keywords

Priority - partial priority (yes)
Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

Low-fat confectionery product being a water-in-oil emulsion

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T008814.20170801

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 374.969K)
T 0548/14 () of 6.10.2017

Online on

11.10.2017

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

6.10.2017

Proc. language

FR

IPC

G04B 17/28

Application no.

07108771.2

Keywords

Activité inventive - après modification
Activité inventive - modification non évidente

Application title

Mouvement horloger comprenant un carrousel

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T054814.20171006

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 305.816K)
W 0004/90 (Transformed plants/PLANT GENETIC SYSTEMS) of 22.11.1991

Online on

11.10.2017

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

22.11.1991

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12N 15/32

Application no.

-

Keywords

Lack of unity 'a priori' (No) - Insufficient reasons in the invitation

Application title

Plants transformed with a DNA sequence from bacillus thuringiensis lethal to lepidoptera

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:1991:W000490.19911122

Distribution

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 245.859K)
W 0029/90 (Transformed plants/PLANT GENETIC SYSTEMS) of 2.10.1990

Online on

11.10.2017

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

2.10.1990

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B65B 55/14
B65D 5/06

Application no.

-

Keywords

"Unity of invention - Method, devices and article (yes)"

Application title

Packaging perishable liquids in gable top cartons

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:1990:W002990.19901002

Distribution

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 222.496K)
T 1526/12 (Hair care composition/UNILEVER) of 27.7.2017

Online on

10.10.2017

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

27.7.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 8/92
A61K 8/89
A61Q 5/02
A61Q 5/12

Application no.

04765354.8

Keywords

Priority - partial priority (yes)
Novelty (yes)
Inventive step (yes)

Application title

Hair care composition

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T152612.20170727

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 410.549K)
T 2137/13 () of 4.10.2017

Online on

10.10.2017

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

4.10.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 9/12
A61K 31/05
A61K 31/11
A61K 31/135
A61P 11/06
A61P 11/08

Application no.

03738060.7

Keywords

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

Application title

Salmeterol superfine formulation

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T213713.20171004

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 219.127K)
T 0410/15 () of 3.7.2017

Online on

10.10.2017

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

3.7.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B66F 9/075
B62B 3/06

Application no.

08015915.5

Keywords

Zurückverweisung an die erste Instanz - (nein)
Zulassung der in der mündlichen Verhandlung eingereichten Hilfsanträge 2 und 3 in das Verfahren - (ja)
Änderungen - Hilfsantrag 3
Änderungen - zulässig (ja)
Ausreichende Offenbarung - (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hilfsantrag 3
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)

Application title

Batteriebetriebenes Flurförderzeug

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T041015.20170703

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 412.287K)
T 2305/13 () of 12.9.2017

Online on

09.10.2017

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

12.9.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G02F 1/167
C09B 67/00

Application no.

02769744.0

Keywords

Inventive step: yes (amended claims)

Application title

ELECTROPHORETIC PARTICLES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T230513.20170912

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 309.479K)
T 0703/15 () of 29.6.2017

Online on

09.10.2017

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

29.6.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

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

Application no.

07752891.7

Keywords

Sufficiency of disclosure - (no)

Application title

TAXANE COATINGS FOR IMPLANTABLE MEDICAL DEVICES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T070315.20170629

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 329.259K)
T 1046/15 (Processing web-page gestures/APPLE) of 22.8.2017

Online on

09.10.2017

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

22.8.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 3/048
G06F 17/22
G06F 17/30

Application no.

12188748.3

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)

Application title

Touch event model for web pages

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T104615.20170822

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 356.289K)
T 1894/12 () of 12.9.2017

Online on

06.10.2017

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

12.9.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B66B 5/00

Application no.

00127886.0

Keywords

Spät eingereichter Antrag - Zulässigkeit in das Verfahren (ja)

Application title

Aufzuganlage mit verringerter Schachtgrubentiefe

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T189412.20170912

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 313.223K)
T 0738/90 () of 19.11.1991

Online on

06.10.2017

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

19.11.1991

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G11B 15/473

Application no.

86114838.5

Keywords

Remittal to the Examining Division
Zurückerweisung an die Prüfungsabteilung

Application title

Geschwindigkeitsregelung

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:1991:T073890.19911119

Distribution

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 252.896K)
T 0873/92 () of 22.1.1993

Online on

06.10.2017

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

22.1.1993

Proc. language

FR

IPC

B42C 9/00

Application no.

88117092.2

Keywords

Opposition irrecevable
Accélération de la procédure
Inadmissible opposition
Acceleration of proceedings

Application title

Procédé de réunion en blocs de feuillets imprimés, notamment pour constituer des calendriers

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:1993:T087392.19930122

Distribution

C

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 311.167K)
T 1204/12 (Alert status/QUALCOMM) of 20.9.2017

Online on

05.10.2017

Board

3.5.06

Decision date

20.9.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 9/44

Application no.

07865814.3

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)

Application title

DATA PROCESSING APPARATUS AND A METHOD OF OPERATING DATA PROCESSING APPARATUS FOR SETTING A STATE OF A USER APPLICATION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T120412.20170920

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 289.270K)
T 1244/12 () of 3.8.2017

Online on

05.10.2017

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

3.8.2017

Proc. language

FR

IPC

A61B 17/072

Application no.

02791513.1

Keywords

Nouveauté - (oui)
Activité inventive - (oui)
Lignes d'argumentation présentées avec le mémoire (admises)
Ligne d'argumentation tardive (non admise)

Application title

ENSEMBLE PERMETTANT LA MISE EN PLACE D'UNE VALVE PROTHETIQUE DANS UN CONDUIT CORPOREL

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T124412.20170803

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 875.517K)
T 1341/12 (Lubricant for engine with wet-clutch/LUBRIZOL) of 31.7.2017

Online on

05.10.2017

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

31.7.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C10M 141/12
C10N 10/12

Application no.

05853776.2

Keywords

-

Application title

METHOD OF FRICTION CONTROL

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T134112.20170731

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 353.312K)
T 0530/14 () of 20.9.2017

Online on

05.10.2017

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

20.9.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G02F 1/035
G02F 1/225
H04B 10/155

Application no.

08008941.0

Keywords

Claims - clarity
Claims - main request, first auxiliary request (no)
Novelty - second auxiliary request (no)
Third auxiliary request filed after arrangement of oral proceedings - request not clearly allowable - admitted (no)

Application title

Optical waveguide device based on a delay interferometer for transmitting return-to-zero pulses

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T053014.20170920

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 388.674K)
T 1997/14 () of 8.8.2017

Online on

05.10.2017

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

8.8.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61B 5/00

Application no.

06795079.0

Keywords

Clarity (no) - all requests

Application title

IMPROVED IN VIVO BLOOD SPECTROMETRY

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T199714.20170808

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 325.583K)
T 0103/12 () of 5.9.2017

Online on

04.10.2017

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

5.9.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01L 29/739
H01L 29/745
H01L 29/749
H01L 29/10
H01L 29/08

Application no.

03024395.0

Keywords

Amendments - extension beyond the content of the application as filed (yes)
Inventive step - auxiliary request (yes)

Application title

Field effect type semiconductor device

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T010312.20170905

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 381.741K)
T 0129/13 () of 6.4.2017

Online on

04.10.2017

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

6.4.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A61K 8/02
A61K 8/33
A61K 8/34
A61K 8/362
A61K 8/37
A61Q 19/00
A61K 8/92

Application no.

06003669.6

Keywords

Patentansprüche - Klarheit
Patentansprüche - Alle Anträge (nein)

Application title

Zusammensetzungen auf Wachsbasis und Verwendung als Körperpflegemittel

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T012913.20170406

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 328.442K)
T 0420/14 () of 31.5.2017

Online on

04.10.2017

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

31.5.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08B 37/00

Application no.

08801837.9

Keywords

Documents submitted with the statement setting out the grounds of appeal - no reason to hold inadmissible
Late-filed document - justification for late filing (no)
Grounds for opposition - insufficiency of disclosure (no)
Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - effect not made credible within the whole scope of claim
Inventive step - main request (no)
Auxiliary requests not properly substantiated - not be taken into account

Application title

PROCESS FOR THE PREPARATION OF PURIFIED BETA-(1,3)-D-GLUCANS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T042014.20170531

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 525.344K)
T 1274/14 () of 31.8.2017

Online on

04.10.2017

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

31.8.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C08L 33/00
C08L 33/12
C08J 5/22
C08F 220/14

Application no.

04764668.2

Keywords

Spät eingereichte Beweismittel - Verlegung der mündlichen Verhandlung wäre erforderlich gewesen (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (nein)

Application title

POLYMERMISCHUNG FÜR MATTIERTE SPRITZGUSSTEILE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T127414.20170831

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 395.882K)
T 0529/15 () of 16.5.2017

Online on

04.10.2017

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

16.5.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07C 17/25
C07C 21/18

Application no.

09158166.0

Keywords

Grounds for opposition - lack of patentability (yes)
Inventive step - (no)
Inventive step - 1st to 4th auxiliary requests
Inventive step - (yes)
Inventive step - 5th auxiliary request
Amendments - allowable (yes)
Amendments - 5th auxiliary request
Novelty - (yes)
Novelty - 5th auxiliary request

Application title

Process for dehydrofluorination of 3-chloro-1,1,1,3-tetrafluoropropane to 1-chloro-3,3,3-trifluoropropene

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T052915.20170516

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 374.968K)
T 0634/15 (Garment material with a layer of coagulated foam / ATG Ceylon ( … of 13.9.2017

Online on

04.10.2017

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

13.9.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

D06N 3/00
B29C 41/14
B29C 41/22
B29C 41/20
A41D 31/00

Application no.

07012481.3

Keywords

Amendments (all claim requests)
Amendments - not allowable: extension beyond the content of the application as filed

Application title

Polymeric garment material

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T063415.20170913

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 350.714K)
T 1133/13 (Peroxidase system for the treatment of vaginal diseases/LACLEDE) of 30.6.2017

Online on

02.10.2017

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

30.6.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 38/54

Application no.

07815021.6

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)

Application title

Methods and Compositions for the Treatment of Vaginal Diseases Employing Peroxide-Producing Enzymes and Peroxidases

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T113313.20170630

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 372.716K)
T 1138/13 (Preventive treatment of allergy/ALK-ABELLÓ) of 3.5.2017

Online on

02.10.2017

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

3.5.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 39/35

Application no.

05800771.7

Keywords

Main request, auxiliary requests 1 to 3 - clarity (no)

Application title

Method of preventive treatment of allergy by mucosal administration of an allergy vaccine

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T113813.20170503

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 302.500K)
T 0987/14 () of 20.7.2017

Online on

02.10.2017

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

20.7.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C09J 123/08
C08L 23/08

Application no.

06723342.9

Keywords

Neuheit
Erfinderische Tätigkeit
Änderungen
Zulassung Hilfsantrag - Konvergenzkriterium

Application title

NICHTREAKTIVE THERMOPLASTISCHE SCHMELZKLEBSTOFFE AUF BASIS VON METALLOCENKATALYTISCH HERGESTELLTEN POLYOLEFINEN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T098714.20170720

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 434.278K)
T 1376/14 () of 13.7.2017

Online on

02.10.2017

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

13.7.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08F 283/10
C08F 290/14
C08G 59/24
G03F 7/00
G03F 7/027
G03F 7/038
C08G 65/18

Application no.

06798487.2

Keywords

Grounds for opposition - insufficiency of disclosure (no)
Inventive step - (yes)
Late-filed argument - admitted (no)

Application title

RESIN COMPOSITION FOR OPTICAL THREE-DIMENSIONAL MOLDED OBJECT

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T137614.20170713

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 429.297K)
T 0291/15 (Crush resistance/VALSPAR SOURCING) of 25.4.2017

Online on

02.10.2017

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

25.4.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C04B 41/63
C04B 41/70
E04C 2/04

Application no.

06839902.1

Keywords

Grounds for opposition - fresh ground for opposition (yes)
Grounds for opposition - lack of patentability (no)
Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

CRUSH RESISTANT LATEX TOPCOAT COMPOSITION FOR FIBER CEMENT SUBSTRATES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T029115.20170425

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 408.400K)
T 0385/15 (Bauplatte/Knauf) of 12.9.2017

Online on

02.10.2017

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

12.9.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C04B 20/10
C04B 28/04

Application no.

06806630.7

Keywords

Spät eingereichter Antrag - zugelassen (ja)
Änderungen - zulässig (ja)
Ausreichende Offenbarung - (ja)
Neuheit - (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)

Application title

BAUPLATTE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T038515.20170912

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 525.337K)
T 1271/15 (Method for catalyst/YARA) of 1.9.2017

Online on

02.10.2017

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

1.9.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B01D 53/56
B01D 53/94
B01J 2/22
B01J 23/75
B01J 35/04
B01J 37/00
B29C 45/00
C04B 38/00
B01D 46/24

Application no.

08779104.2

Keywords

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

Application title

METHOD FOR PRODUCING CATALYSTS AND CATALYSTS THEREOF

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T127115.20170901

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 362.794K)
T 1355/17 (Prostate cancer/FERRING) of 14.9.2017

Online on

02.10.2017

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

14.9.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 38/09
A61P 35/00

Application no.

14170557.4

Keywords

Missing statement of grounds

Application title

Method of treating prostate cancer with GnRH antagonist

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T135517.20170914

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 220.003K)

September 2017

T 2410/11 (Rear panel of blade server/HUAWEI) of 12.5.2017

Online on

29.09.2017

Board

3.5.07

Decision date

12.5.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G11B 33/12
G11B 33/02
H04L 12/02

Application no.

08800974.1

Keywords

Correction of error - error of translation (yes)
Inventive step - main request and auxiliary requests AR to AR3 (no)
Claims clarity
Claims - auxiliary request AR4a (no)
Remittal to the department of first instance - auxiliary request AR4b (yes)

Application title

A rear panel of a blade server, a blade server and inserting frame device

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T241011.20170512

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 446.902K)
T 0359/12 () of 30.8.2017

Online on

29.09.2017

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

30.8.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01S 1/00

Application no.

01970540.9

Keywords

Late-filed request - request clearly allowable (no)
Late-filed request - diverging versions of claims
Late-filed request - request could have been filed in first instance proceedings (yes)

Application title

AUTOMOTIVE RADAR SYSTEMS AND TECHNIQUES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T035912.20170830

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 329.062K)
T 1667/12 () of 31.8.2017

Online on

29.09.2017

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

31.8.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B66B 1/46

Application no.

99111922.3

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)

Application title

Individual elevator call changing device

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T166712.20170831

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 287.739K)
T 0633/14 () of 1.8.2017

Online on

29.09.2017

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

1.8.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61F 2/24

Application no.

06770296.9

Keywords

-

Application title

HEART VALVE PROTHESIS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T063314.20170801

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 365.294K)
T 0940/15 () of 9.6.2017

Online on

29.09.2017

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

9.6.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B62D 33/037
E05B 65/16

Application no.

04013475.1

Keywords

Unzulässige Erweiterung (Hauptantrag) - JA
Unzulässige Erweiterung (Hilfsantrag III) - NEIN
Erfinderische Tätigkeit (Hilfsantrag III)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - JA
Ausführbarkeit (Hilfsantrag III) - JA
Klarkeit (Hilfsantrag III) - JA

Application title

Drehstangenverschluss für Türen, Klappen oder dgl. von Nutzfahrzeugaufbauten

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T094015.20170609

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 330.777K)
T 0742/16 () of 28.6.2017

Online on

29.09.2017

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

28.6.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B60R 16/027

Application no.

10014369.2

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (nein)

Application title

Anordnung mit mindestens einem Wickelband zur Versorgung von elektrischen Bauelementen an einem drehbaren Bauteil

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T074216.20170628

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 249.811K)
G 0002/08 (Dosierungsanleitung/ABBOTT RESPIRATORY) of 19.2.2010

Online on

28.09.2017

Board

EBA

Decision date

19.2.2010

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 31/445

Application no.

94306847.8

Keywords

Zulässigkeit der Vorlage (bejaht)
Anwendbares Recht
Regeln zur Auslegung des EPÜ als eines internationalen Vertrags
Bereich des nach Artikel 53 c) EPÜ Verbotenen und des nach Artikel 54 (4) und (5) EPÜ Erlaubten
Absicht des Gesetzgebers
Konzept der fiktiven Neuheit nach Artikel 54 (4) und (5) EPÜ
Bedeutung von "spezifische Anwendung" nach Artikel 54 (5) EPÜ
technische Wirkung einer spezifischen Anwendung
Abschaffung der sogenannten schweizerischen Anspruchsform
Festlegung einer Frist, damit die Anmelder sich umstellen können

Application title

-

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2010:G000208.20100219

Distribution

A

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 86.176K)
G 0002/08 (Dosage regime/ABBOTT RESPIRATORY) of 19.2.2010

Online on

28.09.2017

Board

EBA

Decision date

19.2.2010

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 31/445

Application no.

94306847.8

Keywords

Admissibility of referral (yes)
Applicable law
Rules of interpretation of the EPC as an international treaty
Respective domains of prohibition under Art. 53(c) EPC and permission under Art. 54(4) and (5) EPC)
Intention of the legislator
Notional novelty concept under Art. 54(4) and (5) EPC
Meaning of any "specific use" under Art. 54(5) EPC
Technical effect of a specific use
Abolition of so called Swiss-type claims
Time limit set for applicants to comply

Application title

Nicotinic acid compositions for treating hyperlipidemia

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2010:G000208.20100219

Distribution

A

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 88.561K)
G 0002/08 (Posologie/ABBOTT RESPIRATORY) of 19.2.2010

Online on

28.09.2017

Board

EBA

Decision date

19.2.2010

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 31/445

Application no.

94306847.8

Keywords

Saisine recevable (oui)
Droit applicable
Règles d'interprétation de la CBE en tant que traité international
Domaines exclus au titre de l'article 53c) CBE et autorisés au titre de l'article 54(4) et (5) CBE)
Intention du législateur
Notion de nouveauté théorique au titre de l'article 54(4) et (5) CBE
Sens de l'expression "toute utilisation spécifique" employée à l'article 54(5) CBE
Effet technique d'une utilisation spécifique
Abolition des revendications dites de type suisse

Application title

-

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2010:G000208.20100219

Distribution

A

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 91.440K)
T 0433/12 () of 11.7.2017

Online on

28.09.2017

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

11.7.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61M 5/24
A61M 5/315
A61M 5/172
A61M 5/145
A61M 5/142

Application no.

01272097.5

Keywords

Fresh ground for opposition - admitted (no)
Document admitted into the proceedings (yes)
Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

PEN-TYPE INJECTOR HAVING AN ELECTRONIC CONTROL UNIT

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T043312.20170711

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 575.440K)
T 1232/12 (Fair exchange/Trading Technologies) of 6.9.2017

Online on

28.09.2017

Board

3.5.06

Decision date

6.9.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 1/00

Application no.

03799387.0

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)

Application title

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR A FAIR EXCHANGE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T123212.20170906

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 393.482K)
T 1971/12 () of 22.9.2017

Online on

28.09.2017

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

22.9.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G02B 5/08
G02B 5/26
B60R 1/08

Application no.

07103373.2

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)

Application title

Colored Anti-Fog Mirror

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T197112.20170922

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 297.458K)
T 0181/13 () of 2.6.2017

Online on

28.09.2017

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

2.6.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A61M 5/178
A61J 1/00
A61K 9/12
B01F 5/04
B01F 13/00
A61M 39/18

Application no.

05807985.6

Keywords

Ausreichende Offenbarung - Hilfsantrag 2 (ja)
Klarheit und Ausführbarkeit - Hilfsantrag 2 (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hauptantrag und Hilfsantrag 1 (nein), Hilfsantrag 2 (ja)

Application title

Vorrichtung zur Erzeugung eines medizinischen Schaums

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T018113.20170602

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 402.998K)
T 2016/16 (Re-establishment/AKONNI) of 13.9.2017

Online on

28.09.2017

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

13.9.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B01F 13/08
B01F 9/10
C12M 1/33
C12N 13/00
B02C 17/20

Application no.

10817590.2

Keywords

Re-establishment of rights - due care in dealing with assistants
Re-establishment of rights - cross-check
Re-establishment of rights - all due care (no)

Application title

MAGNETIC LYSIS METHOD AND DEVICE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T201616.20170913

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 285.066K)
T 0497/17 () of 18.9.2017

Online on

28.09.2017

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

18.9.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61M 1/00
A61F 13/02

Application no.

11156205.4

Keywords

Admissibility of appeal - missing statement of grounds

Application title

Dressing for applying reduced pressure to and collecting and storing fluid from a tissue site

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T049717.20170918

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 253.290K)
T 1044/13 () of 27.6.2017

Online on

27.09.2017

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

27.6.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C07C 7/08
C07C 11/08

Application no.

03727390.1

Keywords

Hauptantrag - Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)

Application title

KONTINUIERLICHES VERFAHREN ZUR GEWINNUNG VON BUTENEN AUS EINEM C4-SCHNITT

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T104413.20170627

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 347.363K)
T 1698/13 () of 31.7.2017

Online on

27.09.2017

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

31.7.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B65G 53/66

Application no.

08158060.7

Keywords

Inventive step - main request (no)
Late filed document - admitted (no)
First auxiliary request - admissibility (yes) - clarity (yes) - inventive step (yes)

Application title

Plant for the controlled-speed pneumatic transport of granular material and conveyance speed control process

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T169813.20170731

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 481.188K)
T 2129/13 () of 27.7.2017

Online on

27.09.2017

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

27.7.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

E06B 3/26
E06B 3/263

Application no.

08734902.3

Keywords

-

Application title

LEITERFÖRMIGER ISOLIERSTEG FÜR EIN VERBUNDPROFIL FÜR FENSTER-, TÜREN- UND FASSADENELEMENTE UND VERBUNDPROFIL FÜR FENSTER-, TÜREN- UND FASSADENELEMENTE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T212913.20170727

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 255.451K)
T 0115/14 () of 20.7.2017

Online on

27.09.2017

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

20.7.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C07C 37/20
C07C 37/84

Application no.

08000201.7

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - naheliegende Kombination bekannter Merkmale

Application title

Kristallisationsverfahren zur Herstellung von Bisphenol A

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T011514.20170720

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 294.688K)
T 0412/14 () of 25.7.2017

Online on

27.09.2017

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

25.7.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

E05F 15/00

Application no.

09001282.4

Keywords

-

Application title

Schaltleiste

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T041214.20170725

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 246.283K)
R 0016/14 () of 21.10.2016

Online on

26.09.2017

Board

EBA

Decision date

21.10.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B41J 2/175

Application no.

06116943.9

Keywords

Petition for review only against an independent part of the decision under review (yes)
Objection raised after decision was given – Rule 106 EPC complied with (yes) – objection could not be raised earlier
Petition for review – admissible (yes)
Petition for review – allowable (no) - fundamental violation of Article 113 EPC (no) - failure to decide on relevant request (no)

Application title

Method of determining the droplet size of ink droplets released by an ink jet printer

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:R001614.20161021

Distribution

B

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 34.407K)
R 0002/15 (Right to be heard/EURO-CELTIQUE) of 21.11.2016

Online on

26.09.2017

Board

EBA

Decision date

21.11.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61F 13/00
A61K 31/485
A61K 9/70

Application no.

98906678.2

Keywords

Fundamental violation of right to be heard (no) - Failure to decide on request (no) - Petition for review clearly unallowable.

Application title

Sustained analgesia achieved with transdermal delivery of buprenorphine

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:R000215.20161121

Distribution

B

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 61.287K)
T 2067/11 (Détection et comptage de microorganismes/METIS) of 27.6.2017

Online on

26.09.2017

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

27.6.2017

Proc. language

FR

IPC

C12Q 1/04
C12Q 1/06

Application no.

03775457.9

Keywords

Activité inventive - (non)

Application title

PROCEDE DE DETECTION ET DE COMPTAGE DE MICROORGANISMES DANS UN ECHANTILLON

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T206711.20170627

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 320.982K)
T 0575/92 () of 24.2.1993

Online on

26.09.2017

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

24.2.1993

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B01D 27/02

Application no.

87301691.9

Keywords

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

Application title

Filtering apparatus

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:1993:T057592.19930224

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 373.777K)
T 2417/13 () of 5.5.2017

Online on

25.09.2017

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

5.5.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F17C 13/04

Application no.

05718576.1

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)

Application title

In-Can Fuel Cell Metering Valve

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T241713.20170505

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 521.289K)
T 1501/14 () of 2.8.2017

Online on

25.09.2017

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

2.8.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C08F 2/00
A61L 15/22
A61L 15/60
C08F 2/10
C08F 20/04
C08J 3/24
C08F 220/06
C08F 222/10

Application no.

07787355.2

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - naheliegende Kombination bekannter Merkmale

Application title

VERFAHREN ZUR HERSTELLUNG WASSERABSORBIERENDER POLYMERPARTIKEL MIT HOHER PERMEABILITÄT DURCH POLYMERISATION VON TROPFEN EINER MONOMERLÖSUNG

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T150114.20170802

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 448.215K)
T 2150/15 (Metal effect ink/SOCIEDAD ANONIMA MINERA CATALANO-ARAGONESA) of 11.8.2017

Online on

25.09.2017

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

11.8.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C03C 3/097
C03C 8/08
C04B 41/52
C04B 41/89

Application no.

12005662.7

Keywords

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

Application title

Procedure for obtaining a metallic effect on ceramic bases by ink injection

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T215015.20170811

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 325.718K)
T 1546/16 () of 20.9.2017

Online on

25.09.2017

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

20.9.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01N 30/56
G01N 30/60

Application no.

06826251.8

Keywords

Right to be heard - substantial procedural violation (yes)
Remittal to the department of first instance and reimbursement of the appeal fee (yes)

Application title

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR PACKING CHROMATOGRAPHY COLUMNS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T154616.20170920

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 331.166K)
T 1117/17 () of 8.9.2017

Online on

25.09.2017

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

8.9.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B01L 3/00
G01N 33/487

Application no.

07865266.6

Keywords

Admissibility of appeal - missing statement of grounds

Application title

ANALYTE SENSORS AND METHODS OF USE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T111717.20170908

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 221.872K)
T 1408/09 (Group identifier / SQUARE ENIX) of 7.9.2017

Online on

22.09.2017

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

7.9.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 17/60

Application no.

04009036.7

Keywords

Inventive step - uniquely identifying a group with a uid and time (no
Inventive step - obvious from UUID)
Inventive step - need for pointer to problem in closest prior art (no)

Application title

System for exchanging mail among members belonging to group

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T140809.20170907

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 315.213K)
T 1107/12 (Zinklegierungsbad/ATOTECH DEUTSCHLAND GMBH) of 19.9.2017

Online on

22.09.2017

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

19.9.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C25D 3/56
C25D 21/18
C25D 21/14
C25D 3/22

Application no.

05808579.6

Keywords

Beweismittel - Maßstab bei der Beweiswürdigung
Beweismittel - Abwägung der Wahrscheinlichkeiten
Änderungen Hilfsanträge 3 und 4
Änderungen - unzulässige Erweiterungen (ja)
Neuheit - Hauptantrag (nein)
Neuheit - Hilfsantrag 1 (nein)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hilfsantrag 2 (nein)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - naheliegende Alternative

Application title

VERFAHREN FÜR DEN KONTINUIERLICHEN BETRIEB VON SAUREN ODER ALKALISCHEN ZINK- ODER ZINKLEGIERUNGSBÄDERN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T110712.20170919

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 401.058K)
T 1320/13 (Modified soybeans/MONSANTO) of 17.1.2017

Online on

22.09.2017

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

17.1.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A01H 5/00
A23C 11/10
A01H 5/10
A23J 1/14

Application no.

08798791.3

Keywords

Sufficiency of disclosure - auxiliary requests 3 and 4 (no)
Amendments - added subject-matter
Amendments - main request, auxiliary request 2 (yes)
Late-filed auxiliary requests 1 and 5
Late-filed auxiliary requests - admitted (no)

Application title

Increased alpha-prime beta-conglycinin soybeans

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T132013.20170117

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 392.506K)
T 1386/13 (Metadata broker/NOKIA) of 13.7.2017

Online on

22.09.2017

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

13.7.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04L 29/06
H04L 29/08
G06F 21/00

Application no.

07825701.1

Keywords

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

Application title

METADATA BROKER

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T138613.20170713

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 299.243K)
T 1944/13 (Anti-BLyS antibodies/HUMAN GENOME SCIENCES) of 24.2.2017

Online on

22.09.2017

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

24.2.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07K 16/28
C07K 14/52
A61K 47/48
G01N 33/564
A61K 49/00
C07K 14/705

Application no.

10185182.2

Keywords

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

Application title

Antibodies that immunospecifically bind to BLyS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T194413.20170224

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 327.714K)
T 1756/14 (Software synchronization/ERICSSON) of 25.7.2017

Online on

22.09.2017

Board

3.5.06

Decision date

25.7.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 9/445
H04L 29/08

Application no.

04764140.2

Keywords

Distinction between technical and non-technical features - immaterial for features which are part of the objective technical problem (see point 5.1)
Referral to the Enlarged Board of Appeal (no)
Inventive step - all requests (no)

Application title

METHOD FOR SOFWARE PROGRAM SYNCHRONIZATION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T175614.20170725

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 406.890K)
T 0394/17 () of 5.9.2017

Online on

22.09.2017

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

5.9.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C23C 14/34

Application no.

09762490.2

Keywords

-

Application title

CYLINDRICAL SPUTTERING TARGET AND METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING THE SAME

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T039417.20170905

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 220.985K)
T 0797/11 (Optimierung von Prozessabläufen/VOLKSWAGEN) of 23.5.2017

Online on

21.09.2017

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

23.5.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G06F 17/60

Application no.

02777136.9

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Mischung technischer und nichttechnischer Merkmale
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Planung von Prozessabläufen (nein
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - betriebswirtschaftliches Optimierungsproblem)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Prozessablauf zugänglich zu machen (nein
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - allgemeines Fachwissen)

Application title

VERFAHREN ZUR PLANUNG VON PROZESSABLÄUFEN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T079711.20170523

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 296.032K)
T 0835/12 (Funkgerät/IPCom) of 27.6.2017

Online on

21.09.2017

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

27.6.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

H04M 1/725
H04Q 7/32
H04M 3/56

Application no.

01105725.4

Keywords

Neuheit - Hauptantrag (nein)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hilfsanträge 1-3 (nein)

Application title

Funkgerät

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T083512.20170627

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 371.647K)
T 0078/14 () of 7.9.2017

Online on

20.09.2017

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

7.9.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C08L 63/00
C09J 163/00
C08G 59/18
C08G 59/44
C09J 5/06

Application no.

08150842.6

Keywords

Neuheit - (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (nein) Alle Anträge

Application title

Auswaschbeständige hitzehärtende Epoxidharzklebstoffe

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T007814.20170907

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 402.797K)
T 2040/16 () of 12.7.2017

Online on

20.09.2017

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

12.7.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B08B 13/00
D06F 39/00

Application no.

11712763.9

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)

Application title

VERFAHREN ZUR NASSBEHANDLUNG, INSBESONDERE ZUM REINIGEN, VON GEGENSTÄNDEN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T204016.20170712

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 285.550K)
T 1137/11 (Quantitation of peptides/ANDERSON) of 18.7.2017

Online on

19.09.2017

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

18.7.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12N 1/06

Application no.

03777537.6

Keywords

Main request - added matter (no)
Novelty - document (5)
Novelty - (yes)
Remittal (yes)

Application title

HIGH SENSITIVITY QUANTITATION OF PEPTIDES BY MASS SPECTROMETRY

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T113711.20170718

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 417.432K)
T 0060/13 () of 14.9.2017

Online on

19.09.2017

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

14.9.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A01B 51/04

Application no.

06445037.2

Keywords

Admissibility of appeal - statement of grounds
Inventive step - (no)

Application title

Agricultural tool holder

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T006013.20170914

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 339.184K)
T 0297/13 () of 2.5.2017

Online on

19.09.2017

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

2.5.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A47C 7/74
B60N 2/00

Application no.

05720834.0

Keywords

Substantial procedural violation - appealed decision sufficiently reasoned (no)
Late-filed document - admitted (yes)
Remittal to the department of first instance - (yes)
Apportionment of future costs - to be decided

Application title

AIR CONDITIONED SEAT DEVICE AND AIR CONDITIONING SYSTEM USING THE SAME

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T029713.20170502

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 373.550K)
T 0861/13 () of 13.9.2017

Online on

19.09.2017

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

13.9.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61F 2/16

Application no.

10169649.0

Keywords

Divisional application - Subject-matter extending beyond the content of the earlier application (no)
Clarity and support in the description (yes)
Sufficiency of disclosure (yes)
Novelty and inventive step (yes)

Application title

Multi-zonal monofocal intraocular lens for correcting optical aberrations

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T086113.20170913

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 431.330K)
T 0700/14 (Volatile removal / CHEVRON) of 8.9.2017

Online on

19.09.2017

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

8.9.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B01D 3/06
B01J 19/18
B01J 19/24
B01J 8/00
C08F 6/00
B01J 8/38
C08F 6/24
C08F 10/00
C08F 210/14
C08F 210/16

Application no.

04007088.0

Keywords

Withdrawal of the Proprietor's approval of the text of the patent - patent revoked without consideration of patentability

Application title

Continuous slurry polymerisation volatile removal

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T070014.20170908

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 235.924K)
T 0931/14 () of 5.9.2017

Online on

19.09.2017

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

5.9.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08F 210/02
C09D 123/08

Application no.

07703546.7

Keywords

Late-filed evidence - submitted with the reply to the statement of grounds of appeal
Late-filed evidence - admitted (yes)
Late-filed arguments
Late-filed argument - submitted during the oral proceedings before the Board
Late-filed argument - admitted (no)
Novelty - main request and first to fourth auxiliary requests (no)
Late-filed requests
Late-filed request - requests should have been filed in first instance proceedings
Late-filed request - fifth to tenth auxiliary requests
Late-filed request - admitted (no)

Application title

AN EXTRUSION COATING COMPOSITION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T093114.20170905

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 481.684K)
T 1118/15 () of 13.9.2017

Online on

19.09.2017

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

13.9.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G02B 6/38

Application no.

08858758.9

Keywords

Inventive step - (yes) - after amendment

Application title

HARDENED FIBER OPTIC CONNECTOR COMPATIBLE WITH HARDENED AND NON-HARDENED FIBER OPTIC ADAPTERS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T111815.20170913

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 348.019K)
T 1756/12 () of 7.7.2017

Online on

18.09.2017

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

7.7.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A47L 9/14

Application no.

00965909.5

Keywords

Zulässigkeit spät eingereichter Antrag - Änderungen nach Anberaumung der mündlichen Verhandlung (ja)
Patentansprüche - Klarheit
Patentansprüche - Hauptantrag (ja)
Neuheit - (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)

Application title

FILTERBEUTEL FÜR EINEN STAUBSAUGER

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T175612.20170707

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 373.343K)
T 1935/12 (Starch dispersion/EcoSynthetix) of 6.10.2016

Online on

18.09.2017

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

6.10.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

D21H 19/54
C09J 199/00
C08B 30/00
C08L 3/00
C08L 3/02

Application no.

01965755.0

Keywords

Novelty (no) Main Request and Auxiliary Requests 2 and 15
Amendments - broadening of claim (yes)
Amendments - Auxiliary Requests 1 and 7
Amendments - added subject-matter (yes)
Amendments - Auxiliary Request 16
Inventive step (no) Auxiliary Requests 8 and 12 to 14
Late-filed Auxiliary Request 17 - admissible (no) - submitted during the oral proceedings - change of subject-matter

Application title

USE OF STARCH DISPERSIONS AS BINDER IN COATING COMPOSITIONS AND PROCESS FOR PREPARING THE STARCH DISPERSIONS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T193512.20161006

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 553.069K)
T 1472/13 () of 4.7.2017

Online on

18.09.2017

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

4.7.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B23Q 1/00
B23Q 1/01

Application no.

08004575.0

Keywords

Änderungen - zulässig (ja)
Spät eingereichter Antrag - eingereicht in der mündlichen Verhandlung (Hilfsantrag A)
Spät eingereichter Antrag - Zulassung (nein)
Spät eingereichter Antrag - Antrag identisch mit dem im erstinstanzlichen Verfahren nicht zugelassenen Hilfsantrag (Hilfsantrag I)
Spät eingereichter Antrag - Zulassung (nein)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hauptantrag und Hilfsantrag IV (nein)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hilfsantrag II (ja)

Application title

Bearbeitungsvorrichtung mit Grundkörper aus Beton

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T147213.20170704

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 337.801K)
T 1562/14 () of 19.6.2017

Online on

18.09.2017

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

19.6.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B65G 1/137

Application no.

05793833.4

Keywords

Spät eingereichte Hilfsanträge 4 und 5
Spät eingereichte Hilfsanträge - zugelassen (ja)
Neuheit - Hauptantrag und Hilfsanträge 1, 2, 4 und 5 (nein)
Änderung - Hilfsantrag 3 - Erweiterung über den Inhalt der Anmeldung in der eingereichten Fassung hinaus (ja)

Application title

WARENUMSCHLAGLAGER UND VERFAHREN ZU DESSEN BETRIEB

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T156214.20170619

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 365.354K)
T 0509/15 () of 14.7.2017

Online on

18.09.2017

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

14.7.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08J 7/04
C09D 5/18

Application no.

08171642.5

Keywords

Sufficiency of disclosure - (yes)
Remittal for further prosecution

Application title

Elastomeric body with elastic fire retardant coating

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T050915.20170714

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 348.446K)
T 1812/15 () of 20.7.2017

Online on

18.09.2017

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

20.7.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

E05D 15/10

Application no.

08101638.8

Keywords

Änderungen - zulässig (ja)
Änderungen - unzulässige Erweiterung (nein)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)

Application title

Beschlag für einen Schiebeflügel von Fenster oder Tür

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T181215.20170720

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 289.598K)
T 0235/17 () of 4.9.2017

Online on

18.09.2017

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

4.9.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

E21B 17/042
F16L 15/00

Application no.

08846438.3

Keywords

-

Application title

THREADED CONNECTION COMPRISING AT LEAST ONE THREADED ELEMENT WITH AN END LIP FOR A METAL TUBE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T023517.20170904

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 223.103K)
T 1978/13 (MIMO OFDM System/QUALCOMM) of 6.9.2017

Online on

15.09.2017

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

6.9.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04B 7/06

Application no.

07761212.5

Keywords

Added subject-matter (yes; both requests)

Application title

REDUCED COMPLEXITY BEAM-STEERED MIMO OFDM SYSTEM

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T197813.20170906

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 292.167K)
T 2080/13 (Bone mineralisation/UCB PHARMA) of 8.9.2017

Online on

15.09.2017

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

8.9.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12N 15/12

Application no.

06011535.9

Keywords

Basis of decision - revocation of the patent at request of the patent proprietor

Application title

Compositions and methods for increasing bone mineralisation

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T208013.20170908

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 230.663K)
T 0797/14 (RADIOPHARMACEUTICAL PRODUCTS/GE Healthcare Limited) of 13.7.2017

Online on

15.09.2017

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

13.7.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 51/00
A61K 51/12
G21F 5/10

Application no.

07733302.9

Keywords

Sufficiency of disclosure - All requests (no)
Composition of commercial product not public

Application title

RADIOPHARMACEUTICAL PRODUCTS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T079714.20170713

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 350.665K)
T 1776/14 () of 7.6.2017

Online on

15.09.2017

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

7.6.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B65D 39/08
B65D 55/02
B65D 55/06

Application no.

10162832.9

Keywords

Beweismittel - offenkundige Vorbenutzung
Beweismittel - Affidavit
Beweismittel - Maßstab bei der Beweiswürdigung
Verspätetes Vorbringen - Rechtfertigung der Verspätung (ja)
Änderungen - zulässig (ja)
Neuheit - (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)

Application title

Spundstopfen-Originalitätsverschluss für Spundbehälter

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T177614.20170607

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 370.168K)
T 2122/14 () of 5.7.2017

Online on

15.09.2017

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

5.7.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B60R 13/08

Application no.

10161009.5

Keywords

Neuheit (nein)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit (nein)
Zurückverweisung (nein)
Zulassung von Beweismitteln (ja)

Application title

Leichte, schallisolierende Verkleidung für ein Karosserieteil oder für eine Komponente eines Kraftfahrzeugs und Verfahren zu deren Herstellung

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T212214.20170705

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 414.240K)
T 0836/15 () of 5.9.2017

Online on

15.09.2017

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

5.9.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A61K 8/36
A61K 8/368
A61K 8/81
A61Q 5/02
A61K 8/49

Application no.

05024878.0

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit (ja)

Application title

Haarreinigungsmittel mit optimiertem Fliessverhalten

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T083615.20170905

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 380.715K)
T 1987/12 (VLIW power saving/INTEL) of 28.8.2017

Online on

14.09.2017

Board

3.5.06

Decision date

28.8.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 9/38
G06F 1/32
G06F 9/30

Application no.

03748384.9

Keywords

Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

VLIW PROCESSOR WITH POWER SAVING

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T198712.20170828

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 281.309K)
T 0338/92 () of 9.2.1995

Online on

14.09.2017

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

9.2.1995

Proc. language

DE

IPC

D05B 21/00
D05B 11/00

Application no.

84105295.4

Keywords

Neuheit und erfinderische Tätigkeit (ja)
Auslegung der Ansprüche
Novelty (yes)
Inventive step (yes)
Claims - interpretation of

Application title

Verfahren und Einrichtung zum automatischen Nähen von Steppmustern auf Stoffbahnen, insbesondere Inletts von Steppbetten

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:1995:T033892.19950209

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 20.326K)
T 2550/11 () of 5.9.2017

Online on

13.09.2017

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

5.9.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06K 19/077

Application no.

07115733.3

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)

Application title

Manufacturing method for a card and card obtained by said method

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T255011.20170905

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D

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 280.956K)
T 2069/13 (DMB reproducing apparatus and method/SAMSUNG) of 23.8.2017

Online on

13.09.2017

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

23.8.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04H 1/00

Application no.

06126168.1

Keywords

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

Application title

DMB reproducing apparatus and method

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T206913.20170823

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D

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 325.151K)
T 1008/15 () of 6.9.2017

Online on

13.09.2017

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

6.9.2017

Proc. language

FR

IPC

A47J 31/36

Application no.

10710631.2

Keywords

Revendications - clarté
Revendications - requête principale (oui)
Possibilité d'exécuter l'invention - effort excessif (non)

Application title

DISPOSITIF POUR LA PREPARATION D'UNE BOISSON EXTRAITE A PARTIR D'UNE CAPSULE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T100815.20170906

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Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 264.893K)
T 1243/15 () of 12.9.2017

Online on

13.09.2017

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

12.9.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B60C 27/06

Application no.

08015018.8

Keywords

Neuheit (Patent wie erteilt) ja

Application title

Gleitschutzkette für grobstollige Reifen

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T124315.20170912

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D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 282.078K)
T 0707/16 () of 3.7.2017

Online on

13.09.2017

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

3.7.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B02C 18/22
B02C 23/02

Application no.

07711127.6

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hauptantrag und Hilfsantrag (nein)

Application title

VORRICHTUNG ZUM ZERKLEINERN VON PET-FLASCHEN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T070716.20170703

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D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 363.739K)
T 0609/12 (Azelastine with fluticasone ester/CIPLA) of 31.5.2017

Online on

12.09.2017

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

31.5.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 31/55
A61K 31/56
A61K 31/57
A61K 31/58
A61K 9/00
A61P 37/08
A61P 27/14
A61P 11/06

Application no.

03738280.1

Keywords

Late-filed evidence
Inventive step - improvement not shown, reformulation of the technical problem
Remittal to the department of first instance for examination of auxiliary requests
Remittal to the department of first instance - no
Late-filed requests submitted during oral proceedings
Late-filed request - admitted (no)

Application title

COMBINATION OF AZELASTINE AND FLUTICASONE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T060912.20170531

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D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 463.385K)
T 0814/12 (Target in PI3-kinase pathway/SILENCE THERAPEUTICS) of 20.10.2016

Online on

12.09.2017

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

20.10.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 38/48
A61P 35/00
G01N 33/573
C12Q 1/37

Application no.

03790894.4

Keywords

-

Application title

Use of protein kinase N beta

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T081412.20161020

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 529.885K)
T 1635/12 (Speicherplatz-Verringerung/GIESECKE) of 11.8.2017

Online on

12.09.2017

Board

3.5.06

Decision date

11.8.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G06F 9/45

Application no.

04729435.0

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)

Application title

OPTIMIERUNG UND AUSFÜHRUNG EINES PROGRAMMS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T163512.20170811

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D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 307.314K)
T 1669/12 () of 18.7.2017

Online on

12.09.2017

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

18.7.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

H05B 41/298

Application no.

06723975.6

Keywords

Neuheit - (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - naheliegende Kombination bekannter Merkmale (Hauptantrag, Hilfsantrag II)

Application title

Intelligente Flyback-Heizung

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T166912.20170718

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D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 335.764K)
T 2027/12 () of 7.9.2017

Online on

12.09.2017

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

7.9.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G09G 5/36
H04N 7/58
H04N 5/04

Application no.

03023441.3

Keywords

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

Application title

Video bus for a video decoding system

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T202712.20170907

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D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 330.619K)
T 1046/13 () of 24.7.2017

Online on

12.09.2017

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

24.7.2017

Proc. language

FR

IPC

H03H 9/02
H03H 9/64

Application no.

00966253.7

Keywords

Requêtes produites tardivement - modifications après fixation de la date de la procédure orale

Application title

Filtre à ondes acoustiques d'interface notamment pour les liaisons sans fil

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T104613.20170724

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D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 291.093K)
T 1758/14 (Information cards/EMC) of 1.8.2017

Online on

12.09.2017

Board

3.5.06

Decision date

1.8.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 21/20

Application no.

09156290.0

Keywords

Claims - clarity (all requests, no)

Application title

Restricted use information cards

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T175814.20170801

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D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 336.513K)
T 0166/12 () of 17.8.2017

Online on

11.09.2017

Board

3.5.04

Decision date

17.8.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04N 7/24
H04N 7/26
H04N 5/213
H04N 7/01

Application no.

09158032.4

Keywords

Claims - clarity
Claims - main request, auxiliary requests I to III (no)

Application title

Signal processing system, signal transmission apparatus, signal receiving apparatus, and program

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T016612.20170817

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 355.463K)
T 1440/12 () of 27.6.2017

Online on

11.09.2017

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

27.6.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01J 61/20

Application no.

99905225.1

Keywords

Claims - clarity (no)
Basis of decision - text submitted or agreed by patent proprietor (no)

Application title

MERCURY-FREE METAL HALIDE LAMP

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T144012.20170627

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 388.794K)
T 1172/13 () of 18.7.2017

Online on

11.09.2017

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

18.7.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

D04H 1/00
D04H 1/44
D04H 1/48

Application no.

05707424.7

Keywords

Patentansprüche - Klarheit
Patentansprüche - Hauptantrag (nein)
Hilfsantrag 1 - nicht zugelassen, Änderungen - Klarheit (nein)
Hilfsantrag 2 - nicht zugelassen, Änderungen - unzulässige Erweiterung

Application title

VERFAHREN ZUR HERSTELLUNG EINER FASERBAHN AUS CELLULOSEFASERN IN EINEM TROCKENLEGUNGSPROZESS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T117213.20170718

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D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 407.501K)
T 0089/15 (Agent dégraissant/ROQUETTE) of 5.5.2017

Online on

11.09.2017

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

5.5.2017

Proc. language

FR

IPC

B01F 3/00
C23G 5/032
C07D 493/04
D06B 1/00

Application no.

06755481.6

Keywords

Nouveauté - nouveauté de l'utilisation
Nouveauté - deuxième (ou autre) application non thérapeutique
Activité inventive - alternative non évidente
Possibilité d'exécuter l'invention - exposé de l'invention permettant sa mise en oeuvre (oui)
Modifications - extension au-delà du contenu de la demande telle que déposée (non)

Application title

Procédé pour le traitement de surface d'une matière métallique

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T008915.20170505

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D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 326.769K)
T 0989/14 (Selective laser sintering/SIEMENS) of 10.7.2017

Online on

08.09.2017

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

10.7.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C04B 35/64
B29C 67/00

Application no.

04758776.1

Keywords

Inventive step - non-obvious solution

Application title

Method for producing ceramic objects

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T098914.20170710

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 296.241K)
T 0020/15 (Hochkorrosionsbeständige Emailzusammensetzung/Pfaudler) of 22.6.2017

Online on

08.09.2017

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

22.6.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C03C 8/02

Application no.

02002384.2

Keywords

Patentansprüche - Klarheit nach Änderung (ja)
Ausreichende Offenbarung - (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)
Spät eingereichte Beweismittel - Verlegung der mündlichen Verhandlung wäre erforderlich gewesen (ja)
Spät eingereichte Beweismittel - Rechtfertigung für späte Vorlage (nein)

Application title

Hochkorrosionsbeständige schwermetallfreie Emailzusammensetzung sowie Verfahren zu deren Herstellung und Verwendung, und beschichtete Körper

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T002015.20170622

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D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 546.503K)
T 1267/15 (Removal of fluorinated compounds/3M) of 4.7.2017

Online on

08.09.2017

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

4.7.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C01B 25/237
C01B 25/16
C08F 14/18
C08F 214/18
C08F 8/00
C08F 114/18

Application no.

08747821.0

Keywords

Inventive step - non-obvious solution

Application title

Process for removing fluorinated compounds from an aqueous phase originating from the preparation of fluoropolymers

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T126715.20170704

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 312.383K)
D 0001/87 () of 28.9.1987

Online on

07.09.2017

Board

DBA

Decision date

28.9.1987

Proc. language

DE

IPC

-

Application no.

-

Keywords

-

Application title

-

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:1987:D000187.19870928

Distribution

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 131.298K)
D 0003/92 () of 8.12.1992

Online on

07.09.2017

Board

DBA

Decision date

8.12.1992

Proc. language

DE

IPC

-

Application no.

-

Keywords

-

Application title

-

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:1992:D000392.19921208

Distribution

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 61.508K)
J 0019/16 () of 3.8.2017

Online on

07.09.2017

Board

3.1.01

Decision date

3.8.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B60T 8/32

Application no.

05858797.3

Keywords

International application - loss of rights in international phase
parallel competences of receiving Office and designated Office (yes)
time limits for request for excuse under Article 24(2) PCT
principle of the protection of legitimate expectations
missing entry in the European Patent Register

Application title

ROTOR AND EXCITER RING

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:J001916.20170803

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 418.361K)
T 1113/11 (Preventives/CHUGAI) of 8.6.2017

Online on

07.09.2017

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

8.6.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 39/395

Application no.

98937834.4

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)

Application title

Preventives and/or remedies containing anti-IL-6 receptor neutralizing antibodies for reducing the excretion of urinary protein in systemic lupus erythematosus

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T111311.20170608

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 435.347K)
T 1934/16 () of 21.8.2017

Online on

07.09.2017

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

21.8.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61F 13/26

Application no.

07114328.3

Keywords

Delivery of communication under Rule 82(3) (yes), evidence of receipt, substantial procedural violation (no)

Application title

A tampon applicator

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T193416.20170821

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 284.667K)
T 0058/17 () of 4.9.2017

Online on

07.09.2017

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

4.9.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61Q 11/00
A61K 8/22
A61K 8/25

Application no.

09775403.0

Keywords

Admissibility of appeal - missing statement of grounds

Application title

WHITENING COMPOSITION WITH FUSED SILICA

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T005817.20170904

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 221.175K)
W 0059/90 (Phosphonigsäurearylester) of 20.6.1991

Online on

07.09.2017

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

20.6.1991

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C07F 9/6571

Application no.

-

Keywords

Begründung mangelnder Einheitlichkeit a priori mit mangelnder Klarheit unzulässig
Begründungsmangel
Beurteilung mangelnder Einheitlichkeit a posteriori ohne Eingehen auf die technische Aufgabe

Application title

Neue Phosphonigsäure - Arylester, ein Verfahren zu ihrer Herstellung und deren Verwendung zur Stabilisierung von Kunststoffen, insbesondere Polyolefinformmassen

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:1991:W005990.19910620

Distribution

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 333.899K)
W 0051/92 () of 22.3.1993

Online on

07.09.2017

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

22.3.1993

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B23Q 1/28

Application no.

-

Keywords

Uneinheitlichkeit a posteriori - (verneint)

Application title

Klemmvorrichtung für einen entlang einer oder mehrerer Führungsschienen bewegbaren Tisch oder dergleichen

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:1993:W005192.19930322

Distribution

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 255.843K)
T 2132/11 (Turbo-fountain code/SIEMENS) of 7.7.2017

Online on

06.09.2017

Board

3.5.07

Decision date

7.7.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H03M 13/29

Application no.

05819171.9

Keywords

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

Application title

Turbo-fountain code and its application for reliable wireless broadcast

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T213211.20170707

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 338.273K)
T 2357/11 () of 17.7.2017

Online on

06.09.2017

Board

3.5.04

Decision date

17.7.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04N 5/445
H04N 5/46
H04N 7/01

Application no.

07746298.4

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)

Application title

CONVERTING IMAGE FORMAT

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T235711.20170717

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 282.902K)
T 2399/11 (Metadata management/SAMSUNG) of 28.4.2017

Online on

06.09.2017

Board

3.5.07

Decision date

28.4.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G11B 27/32
G11B 27/34
G06F 17/30

Application no.

04721036.4

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)

Application title

Device and method for metadata management

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T239911.20170428

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 374.951K)
T 2062/13 () of 1.9.2017

Online on

06.09.2017

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

1.9.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01L 31/09
G01J 1/44
G01J 1/02
H01L 29/76

Application no.

00944328.4

Keywords

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

Application title

MILLIMETER WAVE AND FAR-INFRARED DETECTOR

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T206213.20170901

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 333.870K)
T 0242/14 () of 6.4.2017

Online on

06.09.2017

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

6.4.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

E01B 7/02

Application no.

03729697.7

Keywords

Neuheit - (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)

Application title

WEICHE MIT VERSTÄRKTER ZUNGENSCHIENE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T024214.20170406

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 635.612K)
T 1266/17 () of 1.9.2017

Online on

06.09.2017

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

1.9.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G07F 17/32

Application no.

07821809.6

Keywords

Admissibility of appeal - missing statement of grounds of appeal

Application title

ONLINE GAMING SYSTEM

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T126617.20170901

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 220.261K)
T 0470/14 (Immunotherapy/COREXIA) of 30.5.2017

Online on

05.09.2017

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

30.5.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07K 14/00
C07K 11/00
C07K 7/00
A61K 48/00

Application no.

09153790.2

Keywords

Extension beyond content of earlier application as filed - (no)
Remittal to the department of first instance - (yes)

Application title

Compositions and methods for WT1 specific immunotherapy

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T047014.20170530

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 362.979K)
T 1201/14 (Transfer of right of priority) of 9.2.2017

Online on

05.09.2017

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

9.2.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04L 12/56
H04W 36/06

Application no.

07014824.2

Keywords

Proprietor's entitlement to claim priority - (no)
Standard of proof - affidavits: "beyond reasonable doubt"
Admission of late-filed line of argument - (no)
Novelty - (no)
Request for referral to the Enlarged Board - (refused)
Objection under Rule 106 EPC - (dismissed)

Application title

Method and apparatus for setting field data of scheduling information in a wireless communications system

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T120114.20170209

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 748.170K)
D 0003/89 () of 4.4.1989

Online on

04.09.2017

Board

DBA

Decision date

4.4.1989

Proc. language

DE

IPC

-

Application no.

-

Keywords

-

Application title

-

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:1989:D000389.19890404

Distribution

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 124.606K)
J 0008/92 (Date of payment/SCLAVO) of 6.10.1992

Online on

04.09.2017

Board

-

Decision date

6.10.1992

Proc. language

EN

IPC

-

Application no.

91109883.8

Keywords

Date of "actual entry" at EPO bank
Article 8(3) and (4) RFees - amended version

Application title

-

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:1992:J000892.19921006

Distribution

B

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 584.310K)
T 0819/11 (Lapse of the patent/NOVOZYMES) of 29.8.2017

Online on

04.09.2017

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

29.8.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12N 11/10

Application no.

97917289.7

Keywords

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

Application title

ENZYME-CONTAINING GRANULES AND PROCESS FOR THE PRODUCTION THEREOF

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T081911.20170829

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 247.559K)
T 0903/12 (Lubricant for diesel engines/INFINEUM) of 7.7.2017

Online on

04.09.2017

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

7.7.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C10M 169/04
C10M 161/00

Application no.

04256985.5

Keywords

Clarity - main request (no)
Inventive step - auxiliary requests 1 to 3 (no)
Remittal to the examining division - auxiliary request 4 (yes)

Application title

Lubricating oil compositions

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T090312.20170707

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 376.954K)
T 0182/13 (Moxifloxacin HCl polymorphs/CHEMI) of 25.8.2017

Online on

04.09.2017

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

25.8.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07D 471/04
A61K 31/437
A61P 31/04

Application no.

04791330.6

Keywords

-

Application title

POLYMORPHS OF 1-CYCLOPROPYL-7-([S,S] - 2,8-DIAZADICYCLO [4.3.0] NON-8-YL) -6-FLUORO-1,4-DIHYDRO-8-METHOXY-4-OXO-3-QUINOLINE CARBOXYLIC ACID HYDROCHLORIDE AND METHODS FOR THE PREPARATION THEREOF

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T018213.20170825

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 237.465K)
T 0532/12 () of 14.7.2017

Online on

01.09.2017

Board

3.5.04

Decision date

14.7.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04N 7/173
H04N 7/24
G06F 17/30
H04L 29/06

Application no.

05824296.7

Keywords

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

Application title

Image Scaling Arrangement

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T053212.20170714

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 329.549K)
T 2210/14 () of 28.8.2017

Online on

01.09.2017

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

28.8.2017

Proc. language

FR

IPC

C08L 77/00
C08L 77/02
C08L 23/08
C08L 101/00
C08F 283/04

Application no.

97927247.3

Keywords

Fondement de décision - texte ou consentement au texte retiré par le titulaire du brevet
Fondement de décision - brevet révoqué

Application title

RESINES THERMOPLASTIQUES SOUPLES A RESISTANCE A LA TRACTION AMELIOREE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T221014.20170828

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 232.343K)
T 0023/15 (Dieselabgaskatalysator/Umicore) of 25.7.2017

Online on

01.09.2017

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

25.7.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B01D 53/94

Application no.

07724847.4

Keywords

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

Application title

KATALYSATOR ZUR VERMINDERUNG STICKSTOFF-HALTIGER SCHADGASE AUS DEM ABGAS VON DIESELMOTOREN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T002315.20170725

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 377.641K)

August 2017

T 1104/14 (Biomassen-Brennstoffe I / Werner) of 23.5.2017

Online on

31.08.2017

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

23.5.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C10L 5/44
C10L 5/08
C10L 5/04

Application no.

04705781.5

Keywords

Grundlage der Entscheidung - Keine vom Patentinhaber vorgelegte oder gebilligte Fassung
Rechtliches Gehör - Verletzung (ja)
Zurückverweisung an die erste Instanz - wesentlicher Mangel im Verfahren vor der ersten Instanz (ja)
Rückzahlung der Beschwerdegebühr - (ja)

Application title

VERFAHREN UND VORRICHTUNG ZUR HERSTELLUNG VON BRENNSTOFFEN AUS GEPRESSTER BIOMASSE UND VERWENDUNG DERSELBEN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T110414.20170523

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 342.184K)
T 1105/14 (Biomassen-Brennstoffe II / Werner) of 23.5.2017

Online on

31.08.2017

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

23.5.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C10L 5/44
C10L 5/08
C10L 5/04

Application no.

03001796.6

Keywords

Grundlage des Verfahrens
Niederschrift über mündliche Verhandlung
Wesentlicher Verfahrensmangel (nein)
Rückzahlung der Beschwerdegebühr - (nein)
Neuheit - Hauptantrag (nein)
Neuheit - Hilfsantrag I (ja)
Zurückverweisung (ja)

Application title

Verfahren und Vorrichtung zur Herstellung von Brennstoffen aus gepresster Biomasse und Verwendung derselben

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T110514.20170523

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 458.033K)
T 0397/15 () of 12.7.2017

Online on

31.08.2017

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

12.7.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08F 220/04
C08F 220/28
C08F 2/38
C04B 24/26
C04B 24/28

Application no.

06006576.0

Keywords

Amendments - Main request, Auxiliary requests 1a and 1b
Amendments - allowable (no)
Inventive step - Auxiliary requests 2, 2a, 2b, 3, 3a, 3b, 4, 4a, 4b, 5, 5a, 5b, 6, 6a, 6b, 7, 7a, 7b, 8, 8a, 8b, 9, 9a, 9b, 10, 10a and 10b
Inventive step - (no)

Application title

Polycarboxylic acid polymer for blending in cement

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T039715.20170712

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 465.738K)
T 0152/17 () of 3.8.2017

Online on

31.08.2017

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

3.8.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08G 65/00

Application no.

09740140.0

Keywords

Admissibility of appeal - missing statement of grounds
Oral proceedings - no

Application title

IMPROVED PROCESS FOR PREPARING A POLY(ARYL ETHER KETONE) USING A HIGH PURITY 4,4'-DIFLUOROBENZOPHENONE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T015217.20170803

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 225.215K)
D 0002/17 () of 18.7.2017

Online on

30.08.2017

Board

DBA

Decision date

18.7.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

-

Application no.

-

Keywords

-

Application title

-

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:D000217.20170718

Distribution

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 51.472K)
T 2036/12 () of 23.3.2017

Online on

30.08.2017

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

23.3.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A61L 31/04

Application no.

02754251.3

Keywords

Rechtliches Gehör - Gelegenheit zur Stellungnahme (nein)
Rechtliches Gehör - wesentlicher Verfahrensmangel (ja)
Rechtliches Gehör - Zurückverweisung an die Einspruchsabteilung (ja)
Rechtliches Gehör - Rückzahlung der Beschwerdegebühr (ja)

Application title

TEXTILES IMPLANTAT MIT MONOFILEN POLYVINYLFLUORID-FÄDEN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T203612.20170323

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 278.100K)
T 1882/13 () of 7.7.2017

Online on

30.08.2017

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

7.7.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B32B 27/32
B65D 65/02

Application no.

04405137.3

Keywords

Überprüfung der Entscheidung der Einspruchsabteilung, verspätetes Dokument nicht zuzulassen
Zulassung eines mit der Beschwerdebegründung eingereichten Dokumentes
Erfinderische Tätigkeit

Application title

Verpackungsfolie

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T188213.20170707

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 368.845K)
T 0152/14 (Touch-screen protector) of 24.8.2017

Online on

30.08.2017

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

24.8.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 3/041
G06F 1/16

Application no.

11186690.1

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)
Oral proceedings - non-attendance of the party

Application title

Touch screen protector

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T015214.20170824

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 330.969K)
T 1724/12 () of 21.6.2017

Online on

29.08.2017

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

21.6.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A47J 31/44
A47J 31/60

Application no.

09008307.2

Keywords

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

Application title

Device for producing a milk-based drink

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T172412.20170621

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 428.359K)
T 1891/12 () of 10.7.2017

Online on

29.08.2017

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

10.7.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G01M 17/02

Application no.

03008932.0

Keywords

Patentansprüche - Klarheit
Patentansprüche - Hauptantrag (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hauptantrag (ja)

Application title

Reifenprüfgerät

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T189112.20170710

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 293.208K)
T 0747/11 (Spray-dried enzymes/NOVOZYMES) of 4.5.2017

Online on

28.08.2017

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

4.5.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12N 9/98
C12N 9/00
C11D 3/386
A23K 1/165
A23L 1/03

Application no.

00962258.0

Keywords

Novelty - (no) prior disclosure
Novelty - implicit features
Inventive step - (no)

Application title

SPRAY DRIED ENZYME PRODUCT

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T074711.20170504

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 355.624K)
T 0671/12 (Anthelmintic formulation/NORBROOK) of 22.8.2017

Online on

28.08.2017

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

22.8.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 31/00

Application no.

06700797.1

Keywords

Inventive step - (no) arbitrary selection

Application title

ANTHELMINTIC COMPOSITION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T067112.20170822

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 413.111K)
T 2598/12 (Remote monitoring/ROCKWELL) of 4.8.2017

Online on

28.08.2017

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

4.8.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G05B 19/05

Application no.

06026336.5

Keywords

Admissibility of late-filed request (no)

Application title

Remote monitoring and control of an I/O module

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T259812.20170804

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 304.578K)
T 0225/13 () of 11.7.2017

Online on

28.08.2017

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

11.7.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61F 13/15

Application no.

07004278.3

Keywords

Novelty - main request (yes)
Inventive step - main request (no)
Late submitted documents E1 to E5 - not admitted
Auxiliary requests I / II - not allowable
Auxiliary requests IIa to IId and III to V - not admitted

Application title

Disposable absorbent article and method of manufacturing the same

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T022513.20170711

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 449.967K)
T 0958/17 () of 14.8.2017

Online on

28.08.2017

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

14.8.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04B 7/26
H04J 13/22
H04J 11/00
H04L 5/00
H04J 13/00

Application no.

08831357.2

Keywords

Admissibility of appeal - missing statement of grounds

Application title

RESTRICTED CYCLIC SHIFT CONFIGURATION FOR RANDOM ACCESS PREAMBLES IN WIRELESS NETWORKS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T095817.20170814

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 219.562K)
T 1149/14 () of 6.7.2017

Online on

25.08.2017

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

6.7.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G02B 5/04

Application no.

07115145.0

Keywords

Novelty - main request, second and fourth auxiliary requests (no)
Inventive step - first, third and fifth auxiliary requests (no)

Application title

Optical film

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T114914.20170706

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 393.598K)
T 1724/14 () of 20.7.2017

Online on

25.08.2017

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

20.7.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B21B 1/46
B21B 37/74

Application no.

06829594.8

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (nein)

Application title

VERFAHREN ZUM GIESS-WALZEN MIT ERHÖHTER GIESSGESCHWINDIGKEIT UND DARAN ANSCHLIESSENDEM WARMWALZEN VON RELATIV DÜNNEN METALL-, INSBESONDERE STAHLWERKSTOFF-STRÄNGEN, UND GIESS-WALZ-EINRICHTUNG

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T172414.20170720

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 332.729K)
T 0106/17 () of 18.8.2017

Online on

25.08.2017

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

18.8.2017

Proc. language

FR

IPC

A61Q 5/10
A61K 8/73
A61K 8/81

Application no.

08168646.1

Keywords

Recevabilité du recours - absence de mémoire de recours

Application title

Composition de teinture d'oxydation des fibres kératiniques comprenant une cellulose à substituant(s) hydrophobe(s), un colorant d'oxydation et un polymère cationique

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T010617.20170818

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 223.278K)
G 0001/14 (Vorlage an die Große Beschwerdekammer) of 19.11.2015

Online on

24.08.2017

Board

EBA

Decision date

19.11.2015

Proc. language

DE

IPC

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

Application no.

08716627.8

Keywords

Zulässigkeit der Vorlage einer Rechtsfrage an die Große Beschwerdekammer [verneint]
EPC2000 R 126(1) (in der bis zum 31. März 2015 geltenden Fassung)

Application title

ABGASANLAGE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2015:G000114.20151119

Distribution

A

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 116.727K)
G 0001/14 (Referral to the Enlarged Board of Appeal) of 19.11.2015

Online on

24.08.2017

Board

EBA

Decision date

19.11.2015

Proc. language

DE

IPC

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

Application no.

08716627.8

Keywords

Admissibility of the referral of a point of law to the Enlarged Board of Appeal [no]
Rule 126(1) (as in force until 31 March 2015)

Application title

-

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2015:G000114.20151119

Distribution

A

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 16.514K)
G 0001/14 (Saisine de la Grande Chambre de recours) of 19.11.2015

Online on

24.08.2017

Board

EBA

Decision date

19.11.2015

Proc. language

DE

IPC

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

Application no.

08716627.8

Keywords

Recevabilité de la saisine de la Grande Chambre de recours pour une question de droit [non]
Règle 126(1) (dans sa version en vigueur jusqu'au 31 mars 2015)

Application title

-

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2015:G000114.20151119

Distribution

A

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 21.833K)
T 1162/12 () of 3.5.2017

Online on

24.08.2017

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

3.5.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B42D 15/00
B42D 15/10
B41M 3/14

Application no.

00907594.6

Keywords

Zulässigkeit der Anträge (nein; alle Anträge)
Vorlage einer Frage an die Große Beschwerdekammer (nein)
Begründetheit der Rüge (nein)

Application title

Wertdokument

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T116212.20170503

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 434.022K)
T 1497/12 () of 30.6.2017

Online on

24.08.2017

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

30.6.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01Q 21/00
H01Q 3/26

Application no.

06820679.6

Keywords

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

Application title

PHASED ARRAY ANTENNA

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T149712.20170630

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 303.852K)
T 1053/13 () of 23.5.2017

Online on

24.08.2017

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

23.5.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B41F 13/008

Application no.

07111389.8

Keywords

Zulässigkeit der Hilfsanträge I und IV (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit (ja: Anspruch 1 aller Anträge; nein: Anspruch 5 des Hauptantrags und der Hilfsanträge I-III)

Application title

Vorrichtung und Verfahren zum Antreiben von Druckformzylindern

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T105313.20170523

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 534.412K)
T 1028/14 (Non-technical features) of 22.8.2017

Online on

24.08.2017

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

22.8.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04L 12/54
H04L 9/00

Application no.

07816059.5

Keywords

Identification of technical and non-technical features
Remittal to the first instance for further prosecution - (yes)

Application title

Reputation-based method and system for determining a likelihood that a message is undesired

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T102814.20170822

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 314.325K)
T 0520/15 () of 28.6.2017

Online on

24.08.2017

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

28.6.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F02B 23/06
F02F 3/26

Application no.

09014367.8

Keywords

Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

Diesel engine, piston for diesel engine and method of manufacturing a diesel engine

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T052015.20170628

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 299.459K)
T 1547/16 () of 8.8.2017

Online on

24.08.2017

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

8.8.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B66F 9/075
B62B 3/06
B62B 5/00

Application no.

12002064.9

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hauptantrag, Hilfsantrag 1 (nein)

Application title

Batteriebetriebenes Flurförderzeug

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T154716.20170808

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 322.542K)
W 0017/01 () of 9.1.2002

Online on

24.08.2017

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

9.1.2002

Proc. language

EN

IPC

-

Application no.

-

Keywords

Lack of unity of invention a priori (yes)

Application title

Security Document with a Perforation Pattern

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2002:W001701.20020109

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 298.945K)
T 1770/12 () of 16.2.2017

Online on

23.08.2017

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

16.2.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B29C 63/22

Application no.

04741161.6

Keywords

"Wiedereinführung eines vor der Einspruchsabteilung zurückgenommenen Einspruchsgrunds - nein"
"Zulassung von weiteren Druckschriften in das Beschwerdeverfahren - nein"
"Verspätetes Vorbringen - nicht zugelassen"
"Unzulässige Erweiterung - nein"
"Erweiterung des Schutzumfanges - nein"
"Ansprüche deutlich, knapp gefasst und von der Beschreibung gestützt - ja"
"Neuheit - Ja"
"Erfinderische Tätigkeit - ja"

Application title

Innenausstattungskomponenten von Kraftfahrzeugen mit einem definierten Oberflächenprofil

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T177012.20170216

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 518.019K)
T 2057/13 () of 19.6.2017

Online on

23.08.2017

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

19.6.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

D06F 37/30

Application no.

06008897.8

Keywords

Priority - same invention (no)
Priority - publication during the priority interval
Priority - main request (no)
Novelty - public prior use (no)
Late-filed request - request clearly allowable (no)
Remittal to the department of first instance - (no)

Application title

Drum type washing machine

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T205713.20170619

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 341.185K)
T 2061/13 () of 20.6.2017

Online on

23.08.2017

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

20.6.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

D06F 37/30

Application no.

06008898.6

Keywords

Priority - same invention (no)
Priority - publication during the priority interval
Priority - main request (no)
Novelty - public prior use (no)
Late-filed auxiliary requests - request clearly allowable (no)
Remittal to the department of first instance - (no)

Application title

Drum type washing machine

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T206113.20170620

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 345.305K)
T 0246/14 () of 16.8.2017

Online on

23.08.2017

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

16.8.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B41F 7/16

Application no.

03725058.6

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)

Application title

Einrichtung zum Bedrucken von als Metalltafeln ausgebildetem Druckmaterial sowie entsprechendes Verfahren

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T024614.20170816

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 433.624K)
T 0414/14 () of 13.3.2017

Online on

23.08.2017

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

13.3.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F16J 15/32

Application no.

07721875.8

Keywords

Zulässigkeit der Beschwerde - ja
Zulässigkeit des mit der Beschwerdebegründung eingereichten einzigen Antrags - ja
Berichtigung eines offensichtlichen Schreibfehlers
Unzulässige Erweiterung der abhängigen Ansprüche - nein
Ausführbarkeit - ja
Zurückverweisung an der ersten Instanz

Application title

Lagerbuchsensystem für eine zweiteilige Lenkwelle

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T041414.20170313

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 484.706K)
T 1519/15 () of 3.8.2017

Online on

23.08.2017

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

3.8.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B60S 1/08
G01N 27/22

Application no.

09169604.7

Keywords

Priority - partial priority (yes)
Novelty - (yes)
Remittal to the department of first instance - (yes)

Application title

Rain sensor with capacitive-inclusive circuit

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T151915.20170803

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 319.568K)
T 1329/12 () of 4.7.2017

Online on

22.08.2017

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

4.7.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B62M 25/04

Application no.

08006812.5

Keywords

Einspruchsgründe - Gegenstand geht über den Inhalt der früheren Anmeldung hinaus (ja)
Spät eingereichter Antrag - Antrag eindeutig gewährbar (nein)

Application title

Verstelleinrichtung für Triggerschalter

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T132912.20170704

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 344.118K)
T 0290/14 (Compact fluid laundry composition / P&G) of 9.9.2016

Online on

22.08.2017

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

9.9.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C11D 3/43
C11D 17/00
C11D 17/04

Application no.

07794550.9

Keywords

Inventive step (yes)
Inventive step - non-obvious alternative

Application title

Compact fluid laundry detergent composition

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T029014.20160909

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 409.909K)
D 0016/95 () of 23.3.1998

Online on

21.08.2017

Board

DBA

Decision date

23.3.1998

Proc. language

DE

IPC

-

Application no.

-

Keywords

-

Application title

-

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:1998:D001695.19980323

Distribution

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 455.130K)
T 2360/12 () of 26.4.2017

Online on

21.08.2017

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

26.4.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61M 25/00

Application no.

04776454.3

Keywords

Amendments - extension beyond the content of the application as filed - main and first auxiliary request (yes), auxiliary request A (no)
Claims - clarity - auxiliary request A (yes)
Inventive step - auxiliary request A (yes)
Late-filed argument - admitted (no)
Description - conformity with auxiliary request A (yes)

Application title

CATHETER SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR CROSSING VASCULAR OCCLUSIONS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T236012.20170426

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 563.854K)
T 0914/13 () of 20.7.2017

Online on

21.08.2017

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

20.7.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B62M 25/06
B62K 23/08
B62K 11/00
B62J 17/00
B62J 23/00
B62J 25/00

Application no.

08254121.0

Keywords

Remittal to the department of first instance - (yes)

Application title

Straddle-type vehicle

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T091413.20170720

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 269.492K)
T 0380/14 (Tissue treated with poysiloxanes blend / KIMBERLY-CLARK) of 19.10.2016

Online on

21.08.2017

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

19.10.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

D21H 17/13
D21H 19/32
D21H 17/59

Application no.

04783554.1

Keywords

Admissibility of main request and auxiliary requests 1 to 5 into the proceedings (yes)
Inventive step - main request and auxiliary requests 1 to 5 (no) : improvement to be expected
Admissibility of auxiliary requests 6 and 7 into the proceedings (no): amended claims submitted at a late stage during oral proceedings

Application title

Soft tissue hydrophilic tissue products containing polysiloxane and having unique absorbent properties

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T038014.20161019

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 574.879K)
T 0439/91 (Inviting observations/HAUBUS) of 21.7.1992

Online on

21.08.2017

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

21.7.1992

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B25B 27/00

Application no.

85905493.4

Keywords

Misleading EPO communication
Substantial procedural violation
Reimbursement of appeal fee
Basis of decision - invitation to present comments (no)

Application title

Clutch Alignment Tool

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:1992:T043991.19920721

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 316.376K)
T 2367/12 (Zwischengerät/SIEMENS) of 21.6.2017

Online on

18.08.2017

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

21.6.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G05B 19/042
G05B 19/05
H04L 12/56

Application no.

07015896.9

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (nein)
Spät eingereichter Hilfsantrag - zugelassen (nein)

Application title

Verfahren zum Übermitteln von Telegrammen zwischen einer Steuereinrichtung und einem Peripherieelement über ein Zwischengerät

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T236712.20170621

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 321.089K)
T 0689/13 () of 9.8.2017

Online on

18.08.2017

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

9.8.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

H02J 9/06
H02J 9/02
H05B 33/08

Application no.

10169401.6

Keywords

Ausreichende Offenbarung - (ja)
Patentansprüche - Klarheit
Patentansprüche - Hauptantrag (ja)

Application title

LED-Treiberschaltung

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T068913.20170809

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 281.182K)
T 1782/12 () of 4.8.2017

Online on

17.08.2017

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

4.8.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A47J 42/08

Application no.

06777784.7

Keywords

Spät eingereichter Hilfsantrag 2 - zugelassen (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hilfsantrag 2 (ja)

Application title

ELEKTROMOTORISCHES KÜCHENGERÄT MIT ELEKTRISCHER ODER ELEKTRONISCHER VERRIEGELUNG

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T178212.20170804

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 292.047K)
T 0555/13 (Laundry detergent composition/Procter & Gamble Company) of 31.8.2016

Online on

17.08.2017

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

31.8.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C11D 17/06
C11D 1/22
C11D 3/37
C11D 3/10

Application no.

05018028.0

Keywords

Novelty - (no)
Novelty - claim request upheld by the Opposition Division (Sixth Auxiliary Request)
Auxiliary claim request filed at the oral proceedings not admitted - no justification fpr late filing (Eighth Auxiliary Request)

Application title

A solid laundry detergent composition comprising alkyl benzene sulphonate, carbonate salt and carboxylate polymer

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T055513.20160831

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 422.297K)
T 0158/14 () of 29.6.2017

Online on

17.08.2017

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

29.6.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01N 1/36

Application no.

01970046.7

Keywords

Late-filed document - admitted (yes)
Late-filed document - no abuse of procedure, document highly relevant
Inventive step - main request (no)
Late-filed auxiliary requests - admitted (no)
Late-filed auxiliary requests - prima facie not inventive
Apportionment of costs - (no)

Application title

METHOD AND DEVICE FOR MELTING EMBEDDING MEDIUM

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T015814.20170629

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 548.568K)
T 0619/14 () of 11.5.2017

Online on

17.08.2017

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

11.5.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F21S 8/00
F21V 23/00
A61B 19/00
F21V 23/04
F21W 131/205

Application no.

08011296.4

Keywords

Ausreichende Offenbarung (nein)
Ausreichende Offenbarung - Ein Teil des beanspruchten Gegenstands nicht ausführbar
Patentansprüche - Klarheit nach Änderung (nein)
Spät eingereichte Hilfsanträge - Antrag eindeutig gewährbar (nein)

Application title

Operationsleuchte

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T061914.20170511

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 638.969K)
T 2326/14 () of 7.7.2017

Online on

17.08.2017

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

7.7.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B23K 26/38
B23K 37/02
B23K 26/08
B23Q 1/01
B23Q 1/54
B23Q 1/58
B25J 17/02

Application no.

10169263.0

Keywords

Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

Manipulator of low inertia for laser cutting machines for flat sheet metals

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T232614.20170707

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 262.073K)
J 0016/16 (Missing grounds of appeal) of 13.2.2017

Online on

16.08.2017

Board

3.1.01

Decision date

13.2.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F16H 25/22

Application no.

12860972.4

Keywords

-

Application title

AN INESCAPABLE PATH TO TRANSFORM A FORM OF MOTION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:J001616.20170213

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 236.298K)
T 1090/12 (Pluging framework/ORACLE) of 29.6.2017

Online on

16.08.2017

Board

3.5.06

Decision date

29.6.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 9/00
G06F 9/46

Application no.

02737140.0

Keywords

-

Application title

SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR SOFTWARE COMPONENT PLUG-IN FRAMEWORK

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T109012.20170629

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 402.270K)
T 1401/14 () of 12.5.2017

Online on

16.08.2017

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

12.5.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B32B 27/36

Application no.

06801079.2

Keywords

Inventive step (yes)

Application title

Bisphenol A and aromatic glycidyl ether-free coatings

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T140114.20170512

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 369.760K)
T 1332/15 () of 1.8.2017

Online on

16.08.2017

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

1.8.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A23G 1/18
A23G 3/02
B08B 3/04
F28D 7/00
F28G 9/00

Application no.

11156727.7

Keywords

Patentansprüche - Klarheit (ja)
Änderungen - zulässig (ja)

Application title

Reinigungsvorrichtung für eine Temperiermaschine

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T133215.20170801

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 318.536K)
T 0084/16 (PAR-1 activation/TUFTS) of 27.1.2017

Online on

16.08.2017

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

27.1.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 38/16
A61K 9/00
A61P 7/00

Application no.

10762578.2

Keywords

Admissibility of the appeal - (no)
Error in the patent specification - (yes)
Adversely affected by the grant decision - (no)
Referral to the Enlarged Board of Appeal - (no)
Exclusions from file inspection - (yes)

Application title

PAR-1 activation by metalloproteinase-1 (MMP-1)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T008416.20170127

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 473.703K)
T 1450/13 () of 13.7.2017

Online on

14.08.2017

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

13.7.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B65G 29/00
B65G 47/31
B65B 19/22

Application no.

05740261.2

Keywords

Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

WRAPPING METHOD AND DRUM FOR PRODUCTS IN A PACKING MACHINE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T145013.20170713

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 324.821K)
T 2382/13 () of 29.6.2017

Online on

11.08.2017

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

29.6.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B23Q 39/02
B27D 5/00

Application no.

06007281.6

Keywords

Zulässigkeit des Einspruchs - (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (nein)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hauptantrag und Hilfsantrag

Application title

Bearbeitungsvorrichtung mit einer 5-Achs-Spindeleinheit

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T238213.20170629

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 366.702K)
T 0695/15 (Powdery form/ICT) of 6.7.2017

Online on

10.08.2017

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

6.7.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B01D 53/94

Application no.

04010143.8

Keywords

Amendments - main request and auxilairy request 1
Amendments - added subject-matter (yes)
Late-filed auxiliary request 2 - amendments after arrangement of oral proceedings - admitted (no)

Application title

Catalyst for purifying diesel engine exhaust gas and method for production thereof

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T069515.20170706

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 310.069K)
T 1098/12 (Computer program with limited lifetime/Nokia) of 12.7.2017

Online on

09.08.2017

Board

3.5.06

Decision date

12.7.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 1/00

Application no.

00660234.6

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)

Application title

Method and apparatus for downloading an application with a variable lifetime

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T109812.20170712

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 375.204K)
T 0571/14 () of 22.6.2017

Online on

09.08.2017

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

22.6.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61F 9/00
A61K 9/00

Application no.

06735790.5

Keywords

Novelty - main request (yes)
Inventive step - main request (no)
Late-filed auxiliary request 1 - admitted (no) - justification for late filing (no)
Late-filed auxiliary request 2 - admitted (yes) - justification for late filing (yes) - need for additional search (yes)

Application title

MICROIMPLANTS FOR OCULAR ADMINISTRATION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T057114.20170622

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 412.104K)
T 2225/15 (High purity zirconia/PRAXAIR) of 21.7.2017

Online on

08.08.2017

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

21.7.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C04B 35/486

Application no.

07867118.7

Keywords

Sufficiency of disclosure - enabling disclosure (no)

Application title

High purity powders and coatings prepared therefrom

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T222515.20170721

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 328.559K)
T 0166/16 () of 21.6.2017

Online on

08.08.2017

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

21.6.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61M 25/00
A61M 25/01
A61L 29/08

Application no.

05027158.4

Keywords

Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

A ready-to-use urinary catheter assembly

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T016616.20170621

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 532.225K)
T 0883/16 (Galantamine pro-drug/Neurodyn) of 10.5.2017

Online on

08.08.2017

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

10.5.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07D 491/10
A61K 31/4355
A61P 25/00

Application no.

08735211.8

Keywords

Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

Derivatives of galantamine as pro-drugs for the treatment of human brain diseases

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T088316.20170510

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 375.690K)
T 0293/12 (Hyaluronic acid in the treatment of recurrent aphthae/BIOPLAX) of 15.5.2017

Online on

07.08.2017

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

15.5.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 31/715
A61P 17/02

Application no.

04766068.3

Keywords

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

Application title

USE OF HYALURONIC ACID FOR PREPARING COMPOSITIONS FOR TREATING RECURRENT ORAL CAVITY APHTHAS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T029312.20170515

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 420.594K)
T 2475/12 () of 10.7.2017

Online on

07.08.2017

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

10.7.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G08B 13/196

Application no.

07867658.2

Keywords

Inventive step - (yes, after amendment)

Application title

Video surveillance system having communication acknowledgement nod

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T247512.20170710

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 280.069K)
T 1139/13 () of 23.5.2017

Online on

07.08.2017

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

23.5.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A23K 1/18
A23K 1/16

Application no.

04756796.1

Keywords

Novelty attack
Novelty - not admitted
Swiss type claim - interpretation of amounts
Inventive step

Application title

COMPOSITIONS FOR IMPROVED OXIDATIVE STATUS IN CATS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T113913.20170523

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 375.276K)
T 0563/14 () of 27.6.2017

Online on

07.08.2017

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

27.6.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

E05F 15/00
E05F 15/20
G01V 8/12

Application no.

03014710.2

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit

Application title

Sensorvorrichtung für eine automatische Drehtüranlage

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T056314.20170627

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 299.824K)
T 0793/13 () of 21.3.2017

Online on

04.08.2017

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

21.3.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A61K 9/14
A61K 9/20

Application no.

04730797.0

Keywords

Spät eingereichter Antrag - Antrag hätte bereits im erstinstanzlichen Verfahren vorgebracht werden können (ja)
Änderungen - Erweiterung des Schutzbereichs (nein)
Änderungen - unzulässige Erweiterung (nein)
Vorlage an die Große Beschwerdekammer - (nein)
Einspruchsgründe - mangelhafte Offenbarung (nein)
Einspruchsgründe - mangelnde Klarheit kein Einspruchsgrund
Beschwerdeentscheidung - Zurückverweisung an die erste Instanz (ja)

Application title

FESTE PHARMAZEUTISCHE ZUBEREITUNG ENTHALTEND LEVOTHYROXIN- UND/ODER LIOTHYRONINSALZE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T079313.20170321

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 568.060K)
T 2407/13 () of 20.6.2017

Online on

04.08.2017

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

20.6.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

E06B 5/11
E04B 2/96

Application no.

08003947.2

Keywords

Änderungen
Klarheit
Erfinderische Tätigkeit

Application title

Pfosten-Riegel-Fassade in einbruchhemmender Ausführung

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T240713.20170620

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 370.542K)
T 1681/11 (Mucosal endothelial receptor MAdCAM-1/MILLENIUM) of 12.7.2017

Online on

03.08.2017

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

12.7.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12N 15/12
C07K 14/705
C12N 15/62
C07K 19/00
C07K 16/28
G01N 33/566

Application no.

96906504.4

Keywords

Main request and auxiliary requests 1 to 6 - sufficiency of disclosure (no)
Auxiliary requests 7 to 13 - Admission into the appeal proceedings (no)

Application title

MUCOSAL VASCULAR ADDRESSINS AND USES THEREOF

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T168111.20170712

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 406.531K)
T 0003/12 () of 23.6.2017

Online on

03.08.2017

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

23.6.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01F 6/00
H01F 27/28
H01F 41/04

Application no.

00963251.4

Keywords

Amendments - broadening of claim (yes) : main request claim 1
Amendments - intermediate generalisation : main request claim 16
Inventive step - (yes): auxiliary request I

Application title

Rotor assembly with superconducting magnetic coil

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T000312.20170623

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 364.547K)
T 2279/12 () of 3.7.2017

Online on

03.08.2017

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

3.7.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G08G 1/16

Application no.

02753013.8

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (nein)
Spät eingereichter Antrag - Rechtfertigung für späte Vorlage (nein)

Application title

Verfahren und Vorrichtung zum selbsttätigen Auslösen einer Verzögerung eines Fahrzeugs

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T227912.20170703

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 298.290K)
T 0385/13 (High-porosity support / BASF) of 2.8.2016

Online on

03.08.2017

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

2.8.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B01J 35/10
B01J 23/40
B01D 53/86
B01D 53/94

Application no.

99918835.2

Keywords

Late-filed evidence - justification for late filing (no)
Sufficiency of disclosure - (yes)
Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

CATALYTIC MATERIAL HAVING IMPROVED CONVERSION PERFORMANCE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T038513.20160802

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 565.215K)
T 1103/14 (Verbinden beschichteter Gewebe / STARLINGER) of 31.5.2017

Online on

03.08.2017

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

31.5.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

D06N 3/00
D06M 15/227
B29C 65/00
D06N 3/04
B65D 33/22
B65D 30/04
B32B 27/12
B65D 75/12
F02F 1/24
F02F 1/40

Application no.

08772589.1

Keywords

Neuheit - Hauptantrag und Hilfsantrag 1 (nein, (Produktanspruch)
Neuheit - Hilfsantrag 2 (ja, Verfahrensanspruch)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit Hilfsantrag 2 (ja, Verfahrensanspruch)

Application title

BESCHICHTETES GEWEBE AUS MONOAXIAL VERSTRECKTEN KUNSTSTOFFBÄNDCHEN UND DARAUS HERGESTELLTER SACK

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T110314.20170531

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 500.799K)
T 2115/15 () of 6.7.2017

Online on

03.08.2017

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

6.7.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61B 17/32
B25B 23/142

Application no.

10012264.7

Keywords

Right to be heard - opportunity to comment (yes)
Appealed decision - reasoned (yes)
Appealed decision - substantial procedural
violation (no)
Reimbursement of appeal fee - (no)
Divisional application - added subject-matter (yes)

Application title

Instrument for cutting tissue

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T211515.20170706

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 440.670K)
T 2274/10 (Determination of molecular interaction/GE HEALTHCARE) of 24.7.2017

Online on

02.08.2017

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

24.7.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01N 33/543
C12Q 1/68
G01N 33/557

Application no.

04748978.6

Keywords

Amendments - added subject-matter (no)
Appeal decision - remittal to the department of first instance (yes)

Application title

METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR DETERMINATION OF MOLECULAR INTERACTION PARAMETERS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T227410.20170724

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 278.771K)
T 2190/12 () of 6.7.2017

Online on

02.08.2017

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

6.7.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

H05B 6/06

Application no.

01101019.6

Keywords

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

Application title

Induktions-Gareinrichtung

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T219012.20170706

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 337.460K)
T 0481/13 (Aircraft multi-axis modal suppression system/BOEING) of 11.5.2017

Online on

02.08.2017

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

11.5.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G05D 1/08
G05D 19/02
B64C 13/50
B64C 13/16

Application no.

03078445.8

Keywords

Sufficiency of disclosure - (no)

Application title

Aircraft multi-axis modal suppression system

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T048113.20170511

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 319.246K)
T 0557/13 (Partial priority II / Infineum) of 28.7.2017

Online on

02.08.2017

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

28.7.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

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

Application no.

98203458.9

Keywords

Entitlement to partial priority (yes)
Novelty - (yes)
Remittal (yes)

Application title

Use of cold flow improvers in fuel oil compositions

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T055713.20170728

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 275.291K)
T 1322/14 () of 4.7.2017

Online on

02.08.2017

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

4.7.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B32B 5/26
B32B 27/12
D04H 13/00

Application no.

07805196.8

Keywords

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

Application title

Nonwoven composite containing an apertured elastic film

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T132214.20170704

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 388.798K)
T 1534/14 (Contact book application/THOMSON) of 18.7.2017

Online on

02.08.2017

Board

3.5.06

Decision date

18.7.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 9/45
H04L 12/58
H04M 1/2745

Application no.

07858925.6

Keywords

Inventive step - both requests (no)

Application title

ENHANCED NATIVE CONTACT BOOK APPLICATION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T153414.20170718

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 300.837K)
T 0362/15 (Admissibility/Biocolor S.L.) of 21.7.2017

Online on

02.08.2017

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

21.7.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A01N 63/00
A01P 7/02
A01P 7/04
A01K 67/033

Application no.

08709649.1

Keywords

Admissibility of appeal - (no)
Notification - by registered letter with advice of delivery

Application title

MITE COMPOSITION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T036215.20170721

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 301.322K)
T 1292/15 (Porous body-coated fiber/Nichias) of 30.6.2017

Online on

02.08.2017

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

30.6.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C04B 41/50
C04B 20/10
C04B 35/628
C04B 30/02

Application no.

04012767.2

Keywords

Clarity - Main request, first to fifth and seventh auxiliary requests (no)
Amendment - sixth auxiliary request - allowable (no)

Application title

Porous body-coated fiber, porous body-coated particle, and formed article using the same

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T129215.20170630

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 327.082K)
T 0748/16 () of 22.6.2017

Online on

02.08.2017

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

22.6.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B60J 7/22

Application no.

08005668.2

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hauptantrag (nein), 1. Hilfsantrag (nein)

Application title

Windabweiser für ein Fahrzeugdach

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T074816.20170622

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 273.997K)
T 1746/10 (Bus Controller / BOEING) of 12.5.2017

Online on

01.08.2017

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

12.5.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 13/00
H04L 12/403
G06F 13/12

Application no.

02731517.5

Keywords

Amendments - added subject-matter (yes) (main request)
Amendments - added subject-matter (no) (auxiliary request 5)
Amendments - broadening of claim (no) (auxiliary request 5)
Amendments - inescapable trap (no
Amendments - added subject-matter was a generalisation, amendment is a limitation)
Amendments - relationship between Art. 123(2) and Art. 123(3)
Claims - clarity in opposition appeal proceedings (no) (auxiliary request 1)

Application title

SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR PRELOADING A BUS CONTROLLER WITH COMMAND SCHEDULE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T174610.20170512

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 612.368K)
T 0029/12 (Integrated interface for PDA and wireless communication system/HTC) of 27.7.2017

Online on

01.08.2017

Board

3.5.06

Decision date

27.7.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 1/16
G06F 1/32

Application no.

02025339.9

Keywords

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

Application title

Circuit and operating method for integrated interface of PDA and wireless communication system

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T002912.20170727

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 338.215K)
T 0982/12 () of 29.6.2017

Online on

01.08.2017

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

29.6.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G07F 7/10

Application no.

01916663.6

Keywords

Amendments - added subject-matter (yes)

Application title

METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR SECURE PAYMENTS OVER A COMPUTER NETWORK

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T098212.20170629

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 283.815K)
T 1704/12 () of 23.5.2017

Online on

01.08.2017

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

23.5.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F24J 2/46

Application no.

04739443.2

Keywords

Grounds for opposition - lack of clarity no ground for opposition
Grounds for opposition - insufficiency of disclosure (no)
Grounds for opposition - added subject-matter (no)
Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)
Late-filed facts - submitted with the statement of grounds of appeal
Late-filed document - adjournment of oral proceedings would have been required (yes)

Application title

SOLAR COLLECTOR

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T170412.20170523

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 452.306K)
T 1845/13 () of 13.7.2017

Online on

01.08.2017

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

13.7.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F25D 21/14
F25B 39/02
F28F 1/12
F28D 1/03

Application no.

00204029.3

Keywords

Inventive step - (yes)
Late-filed request - justification for late filing (no)

Application title

Evaporator with enhanced condensate drainage

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T184513.20170713

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 329.963K)

July 2017

T 0871/12 () of 11.7.2017

Online on

31.07.2017

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

11.7.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01L 21/02
H01L 23/522
H01L 23/528
H01L 23/532
H01L 23/60
H01L 27/06
H01L 27/08

Application no.

01480078.3

Keywords

Amendments - added subject-matter (yes)

Application title

High performance system-on-chip using post passivation process

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T087112.20170711

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 304.477K)
T 0673/15 () of 28.4.2017

Online on

31.07.2017

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

28.4.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61L 27/40
A61L 29/14
A61K 49/00

Application no.

05853314.2

Keywords

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

Application title

CONTRAST AGENT COATED MEDICAL DEVICE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T067315.20170428

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 303.444K)
T 0195/12 (Deferiprone against cardiac iron overload/APOTEX) of 26.4.2017

Online on

28.07.2017

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

26.4.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 31/44
A61K 31/16
A61P 9/00

Application no.

01949158.8

Keywords

Admission of main request (yes)
Admission of late-filed documents (yes)
Novelty (yes), new group of patients
Remittal (yes)

Application title

A NEW USE FOR DEFERIPRONE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T019512.20170426

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 375.427K)
T 1029/12 (Zugangsfreischaltung/GIESECKE) of 24.5.2017

Online on

28.07.2017

Board

3.5.06

Decision date

24.5.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G06F 1/00

Application no.

05785243.6

Keywords

Neuheit
Erfinderische Tätigkeit

Application title

TRAGBARES GERÄT ZUR FREISCHALTUNG EINES ZUGANGS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T102912.20170524

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 364.983K)
T 2576/12 () of 20.6.2017

Online on

28.07.2017

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

20.6.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G01V 8/10

Application no.

05003820.7

Keywords

Spät eingereichtes Dokument - zugelassen (nein)
Verspätetes Vorbringen - Dokumente weder erstinstanzlich noch im Beschwerdeverfahren zugelassen
Verspätetes Vorbringen - erstmals im Beschwerdeverfahren vorgebrachte offenkundige Vorbenutzung zugelassen (nein)
Neuheit, erfinderische Tätigkeit
Neuheit - (ja)
Patentansprüche - Auslegung der Ansprüche

Application title

Sendeelement für Lichtschranken, Lichtgitter und dergleichen

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T257612.20170620

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 415.893K)
T 0126/13 () of 8.6.2017

Online on

28.07.2017

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

8.6.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61M 5/32

Application no.

04013518.8

Keywords

Divisional application - added subject-matter (no)
Sufficiency of disclosure - (yes)
Claims - clarity (yes)
Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

Syringe guard

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T012613.20170608

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 707.741K)
T 0556/15 (UTILISATION D AGENTS EPAISSISSANTS POUR LA FABRICATION DE CAPSULES … of 1.6.2017

Online on

28.07.2017

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

1.6.2017

Proc. language

FR

IPC

A61K 9/48

Application no.

03814478.8

Keywords

Vice substantiel de procédure (oui)
Renvoi à la première instance

Application title

UTILISATION D AGENTS EPAISSISSANTS POUR LA FABRICATION DE CAPSULES MOLLES, ET PROCEDE DE FABRICATION DE FILMS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T055615.20170601

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 320.541K)
T 1306/16 (Enzyme foam treatment/Novozymes) of 25.7.2017

Online on

28.07.2017

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

25.7.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C11D 3/386
C11D 3/00

Application no.

08709136.9

Keywords

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

Application title

ENZYME FOAM TREATMENT FOR LAUNDRY

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T130616.20170725

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 221.636K)
T 1674/16 () of 5.7.2017

Online on

28.07.2017

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

5.7.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61B 18/14

Application no.

10181969.6

Keywords

Right to be heard - non-attendance at oral proceedings -
opportunity to comment (no) - substantial procedural
violation (yes)
Reimbursement of appeal fee - (yes)

Application title

Switch assembly for electrosurgical instrument

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T167416.20170705

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 301.468K)
T 1313/11 () of 21.2.2017

Online on

27.07.2017

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

21.2.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B42D 15/10

Application no.

03708064.5

Keywords

Zulässigkeit der Hilfsanträge (ja: Hilfsanträge 8 und 10; nein: Hilfsantrag 16)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit (nein: alle zugelassenen Anträge)

Application title

Sicherheitselement mit Farbkippeffekt und magnetischen Eigenschaften sowie Verfahren zur Herstellung

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T131311.20170221

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 614.340K)
T 1538/12 () of 24.3.2017

Online on

27.07.2017

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

24.3.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B41J 2/175

Application no.

08003699.9

Keywords

Amendments - added subject-matter (yes)
Amendment occasioned by ground for opposition - (no)

Application title

Ink cartridge determination system

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T153812.20170324

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 447.105K)
T 2227/12 () of 4.5.2017

Online on

27.07.2017

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

4.5.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

H02J 4/00
H02J 3/14
H02J 1/14

Application no.

99118513.3

Keywords

Änderungen - Offenbarung durch Zeichnung
Spät eingereichter Hilfsantrag - zugelassen (ja)

Application title

Vorrichtung zur Stromversorgung von elektrischen Verbrauchern, die an Sitzen in einem Flugzeug zugeordneten dezentralen Stromversorgungseinheiten angeschlossen sind

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T222712.20170504

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 416.206K)
T 0219/13 () of 25.4.2017

Online on

27.07.2017

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

25.4.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B42D 15/00
B41M 3/14

Application no.

04025716.4

Keywords

Added matter (yes; all requests)

Application title

Security element

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T021913.20170425

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 359.200K)
T 1692/14 (Upgrading card reader firmware/FEITIAN) of 6.7.2017

Online on

27.07.2017

Board

3.5.06

Decision date

6.7.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 21/00

Application no.

09163744.7

Keywords

Inventive step - no (all requests)

Application title

Method and system of upgrading firmware of a card reader

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T169214.20170706

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 343.728K)
T 1817/14 (Expert system/SCHINDLER) of 4.7.2017

Online on

27.07.2017

Board

3.5.06

Decision date

4.7.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06N 5/04
G06F 17/30

Application no.

11751562.7

Keywords

Fundamental procedural deficiency - yes (non-admitted request not mentioned in the decision)
Special reasons for not remitting the case - yes (missing reasons contained in the minutes)
Relationship between Articles 69 and 84 EPC
Referral of questions to the Enlarged Board - no
Inventive step - no (all requests)

Application title

THE FSTP EXPERT SYSTEM

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T181714.20170704

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 451.115K)
T 2130/14 () of 1.6.2017

Online on

27.07.2017

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

1.6.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07C 63/00

Application no.

07841534.6

Keywords

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

Application title

COMPOUNDS AND COMPOSITIONS FOR DELIVERING ACTIVE AGENTS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T213014.20170601

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 376.107K)
T 0920/13 () of 27.4.2017

Online on

26.07.2017

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

27.4.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61F 13/15
A61F 13/551

Application no.

02723644.7

Keywords

Late-filed auxiliary requests - admitted (no)

Application title

FOLDED ABSORBENT ARTICLE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T092013.20170427

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 995.267K)
T 0947/13 () of 6.7.2017

Online on

26.07.2017

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

6.7.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

D01G 15/86

Application no.

03772671.8

Keywords

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

Application title

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR JOINING THE EDGES OF A TUBULAR KNITTED ARTICLE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T094713.20170706

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 340.496K)
T 1812/14 () of 23.6.2017

Online on

26.07.2017

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

23.6.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

E04C 1/00
B32B 5/18
B32B 27/40

Application no.

08724978.5

Keywords

Inventive step - obvious modification

Application title

HIGH DENSITY POLYURETHANE AND POLYISOCYANURATE CONSTRUCTION BOARDS AND COMPOSITE BOARDS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T181214.20170623

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 280.497K)
T 1477/15 () of 23.2.2017

Online on

26.07.2017

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

23.2.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61M 25/00
A61M 25/01

Application no.

01114582.8

Keywords

Admissibility of the appeals (yes)
Insufficiency of disclosure - admitted (no)
Referral to the Enlarged Board of Appeal - (no)
Novelty - main request (no)
Admissibility - auxiliary requests 3 and 9 (yes)
Remittal to the department of first instance - (no)
Admissibility of a new line of argument during oral proceedings (no)
Added subject-matter - auxiliary request 3 (no)
Clarity - auxiliary request 3 (yes)
Inventive step - auxiliary request 3 (yes)
Amendments to description occasioned by ground for opposition (no)
Right to withdraw requests (yes)

Application title

A ready-to-use urinary catheter assembly

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T147715.20170223

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 959.413K)
T 1648/15 () of 10.5.2017

Online on

26.07.2017

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

10.5.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61M 25/06
A61M 5/32

Application no.

08000915.2

Keywords

Divisional application - subject-matter extends beyond content of earlier application (yes)
Late-filed auxiliary request - admitted (no)

Application title

Spring clip as needle tip protection for a safety IV catheter

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T164815.20170510

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 647.370K)
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 1102/13 () of 9.3.2017

Online on

25.07.2017

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

9.3.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

E02D 5/04

Application no.

06841463.0

Keywords

Ground for opposition under Article 100(a) EPC withdrawn in opposition proceedings - not admitted in the appeal proceedings
Late-filed documents
Inventive step - (yes)
Non-attendance at oral proceedings

Application title

SHEET PILE IN DOUBLE-T FORM

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T110213.20170309

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 468.938K)
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

Distribution

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

Distribution

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

Distribution

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

Distribution

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

Distribution

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

Distribution

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

Distribution

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

Distribution

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

Distribution

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

Distribution

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

Distribution

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

Distribution

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