Recently published decisions

All board of appeal decisions released for publication in the last three months are shown in the list below (newest first). The website checks for new decisions daily and updates the list accordingly. For full lists per year, please access the subpages.

September 2020

T 1568/15 (Phase cut dimmer / Tridonic) of 10.6.2020

Online on

25.09.2020

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

10.6.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H05B33/08

Application no.

10766043.3

Keywords

Sufficiency of disclosure - (no)
Claims - clarity (no)

Application title

PHASE CUT DIMMING OF LEDS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T156815.20200610

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 345 KB)
T 0752/16 (Relatives Extinktions-Minimum) of 27.8.2020

Online on

25.09.2020

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

27.8.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G05D21/02

Application no.

08801762.9

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hauptantrag (nein): Umformulierung der objektiven Aufgabe
Zulassung von nach der Ladung zur mündlichen Verhandlung eingereichten Anspruchssätzen - Hilfsanträge 1, 1A, 1B, 2, 3 (nein): keine "außergewöhnlichen Umstände"

Application title

Verfahren und Vorrichtung zur kontinuierlichen Aufbereitung belasteter Fluide

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T075216.20200827

Distribution

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Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 375 KB)
T 2778/17 () of 16.9.2020

Online on

25.09.2020

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

16.9.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01L1/12
G01L3/10
G01L5/10
G01M5/00

Application no.

12854092.9

Keywords

Claims - clarity (no)
Late-filed request - justification for late filing (no)

Application title

STRESS MONITORING DEVICE OF MAGNETO-ELASTIC AND MAGNETO-ELECTRIC EFFECT TYPE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T277817.20200916

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 338 KB)
T 0534/18 (Liquid nicotine formulation / McNeil AB) of 18.9.2020

Online on

25.09.2020

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

18.9.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K9/00
A61K31/465

Application no.

09002569.3

Keywords

Grounds for opposition - added subject-matter (no)
Remittal to the department of first instance

Application title

A liquid pharmaceutical formulation comprising nicotine for the administration to the oral cavity

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T053418.20200918

Distribution

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Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 331 KB)
T 0702/18 (VOC-reduzierte Reinigungslösung und Konzentrat / CHEMISCHE WERKE … of 1.9.2020

Online on

25.09.2020

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

1.9.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C11D3/43
C09D9/00
C09D9/04

Application no.

11727630.3

Keywords

Zulässigkeit der Hilfsanträge 1A und 2A : (ja)
Gegenstand geht über den Inhalt der früheren Anmeldung hinaus - Hauptantrag sowie Hilfsanträge 1 und 1A : (ja)
Mangelnde Klarheit - Hilfsantrag 2 : (ja)
Gegenstand geht über den Inhalt der früheren Anmeldung hinaus - Hilfsantrag 2A : (nein)
Ausreichende Offenbarung - Hilfsantrag 2A : (ja)
Neuheit - Hilfsantrag 2A : (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hilfsantrag 2A : (ja)

Application title

VOC-reduzierte, mildalkalische wässrige Reinigungslösung mit nichtionischen Tensiden sowie dessen Konzentrat

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T070218.20200901

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 433 KB)
T 1430/19 (High amylose durum wheat grains/BARILLA) of 2.9.2020

Online on

25.09.2020

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

2.9.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A01H5/10
A21D2/18
C08B30/00

Application no.

08425721.1

Keywords

Main request - exceptions to patentability (no); remittal to the examining division (yes)

Application title

High amylose durum wheat grains, meal and starch

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T143019.20200902

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 280 KB)
T 2873/19 () of 22.9.2020

Online on

25.09.2020

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

22.9.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B65B39/00
A61M39/00
F16L11/04
A61M25/00
A61M5/00
A61J1/20
F16L11/10
B65B3/04
A61M39/08
A61M39/12
B65B3/00

Application no.

16197448.0

Keywords

Patentansprüche - Klarheit
Patentansprüche - Hauptantrag (ja)
Neuheit - Hauptantrag (nein)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hauptantrag (nein)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hilfsantrag (ja)
Einheitlichkeit der Erfindung - Rückerstattung der zusätzlich entrichteten Recherchengebühr (nein)

Application title

SCHLAUCHSET UND ABFÜLLNADEL ZUR VERWENDUNG IN EINEM SCHLAUCHSET ZUM ABFÜLLEN EINES FLIESSFÄHIGEN MEDIUMS, INSBESONDERE EINES PHARMAZEUTIKUMS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T287319.20200922

Distribution

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Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 365 KB)
T 3279/19 () of 17.9.2020

Online on

25.09.2020

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

17.9.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G01N21/95

Application no.

10751799.7

Keywords

Zulässigkeit der Beschwerde - fehlende Beschwerdebegründung

Application title

VERFAHREN ZUR DETEKTION VON RISSEN IN HALBLEITERSUBSTRATEN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T327919.20200917

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 236 KB)
T 2044/15 () of 21.9.2020

Online on

24.09.2020

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

21.9.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06Q30/00

Application no.

05722457.8

Keywords

Novelty - (no)

Application title

APPLICATION-BASED VALUE BILLING IN A WIRELESS SUBSCRIBER NETWORK

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T204415.20200921

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 274 KB)
T 0822/16 () of 21.9.2020

Online on

24.09.2020

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

21.9.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G07D7/12
B42D15/00

Application no.

02790486.1

Keywords

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

Application title

WERTDOKUMENT

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T082216.20200921

Distribution

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Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 363 KB)
T 2351/17 () of 21.9.2020

Online on

24.09.2020

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

21.9.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B27B31/06
B27G1/00
B27M1/08

Application no.

10177849.6

Keywords

Spät eingereichter Antrag - Rechtfertigung für späte Vorlage (ja)
Änderungen - Erweiterung über den Inhalt der Anmeldung in der eingereichten Fassung hinaus (nein)
Neuheit - (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)

Application title

Vorrichtung und Verfahren zum Ausrichten von Werkstücken

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T235117.20200921

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 367 KB)
T 0686/18 (Geschäumte Polymermasse/TESA) of 14.7.2020

Online on

24.09.2020

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

14.7.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C08J9/32
C09J7/00
C09J7/02
C09J5/08
C08K7/22
B29C44/22
C08K5/00

Application no.

11188670.1

Keywords

Hauptantrag: Ausreichende Offenbarung - (ja)
Hauptantrag: Neuheit - (ja)
Hauptantrag: Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja) (rückschauende Betrachtungsweise)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Neuformulierung der technischen Aufgabe

Application title

Verfahren zur Herstellung schäumbarer Polymermassen, Verfahren zur Herstellung geschäumter Polymermassen daraus, geschäumte Polymermassen und Klebeband damit

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T068618.20200714

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 401 KB)
T 0595/16 (Kontrollbedüftiges Fahrzeug/TOLLCOLLECT) of 14.9.2020

Online on

23.09.2020

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

14.9.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G07B15/00

Application no.

01273553.6

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (nein)

Application title

KONTROLLVERFAHREN ZUR STRASSENGEBÜHRENERFASSUNG

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T059516.20200914

Distribution

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Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 289 KB)
T 0911/16 () of 23.6.2020

Online on

23.09.2020

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

23.6.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C10G49/04
B01J35/10
B01J23/85

Application no.

03785754.7

Keywords

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

Application title

HYDROPROCESSING OF HYDROCARBON USING A MIXTURE OF CATALYSTS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T091116.20200623

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 396 KB)
T 1609/16 (Process to reduce acidity of crude oil/Saudi Arabian Oil Company et … of 9.9.2020

Online on

23.09.2020

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

9.9.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C10G31/08
B01J21/06
C10G75/00

Application no.

08858300.0

Keywords

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

Application title

PROCESS TO REDUCE ACIDITY OF CRUDE OIL

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T160916.20200909

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 331 KB)
T 0602/15 () of 17.9.2020

Online on

22.09.2020

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

17.9.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G01V8/10

Application no.

05016032.4

Keywords

Neuheit - (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)

Application title

Optischer Sensor

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T060215.20200917

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 407 KB)
T 0984/15 (Configuring proximity indication/HTC) of 8.9.2020

Online on

22.09.2020

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

8.9.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04W36/14

Application no.

11000052.8

Keywords

Novelty - (yes): no direct and unambiguous link between separate sections of a technical specification
Inventive step - technical prejudice in the art (no): obvious improvement of a technical specification

Application title

Methods and system to configure proximity indication in wireless communication systems

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T098415.20200908

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 357 KB)
T 0012/16 (Animal models/KYMAB) of 15.9.2020

Online on

22.09.2020

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

15.9.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A01K67/027
C07K16/00
C07K16/46
C12N15/85

Application no.

10734546.4

Keywords

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

Application title

Animal Models and Therapeutic Molecules

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T001216.20200915

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 264 KB)
T 1376/17 () of 3.6.2020

Online on

22.09.2020

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

3.6.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F03D1/06

Application no.

03814464.8

Keywords

Einspruchsgründe - unzulässige Erweiterung (nein)
Zurückverweisung an die erste Instanz

Application title

WINDTURBINENROTORBLATT MIT VERRINGERTER SCHALLEMISSION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T137617.20200603

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 312 KB)
T 2402/17 () of 8.9.2020

Online on

22.09.2020

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

8.9.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G01B5/008
G01B21/04

Application no.

11717500.0

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit: Hauptantrag (nein), Hilfsantrag (ja)
Anspruch: Relation zwischen relativen Begriffen - Klarheit (ja)

Application title

BETRIEB EINER KOORDINATENMESSMASCHINE ODER EINER WERKZEUGMASCHINE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T240217.20200908

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 360 KB)
T 0490/18 (Multi-language input with accents on touch screen / Samsung) of 16.9.2020

Online on

22.09.2020

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

16.9.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F3/0488

Application no.

14191284.0

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)
Inventive step - obvious modification
Amendments - added subject-matter (yes)
Claims - clarity
Claims - auxiliary request (no)

Application title

Multi-language input method and multi-language input apparatus using the same

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T049018.20200916

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 306 KB)
T 1322/18 (Re-establishment of rights/Mignon Belle) of 17.9.2020

Online on

22.09.2020

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

17.9.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61M21/02
A61G7/05
A61M21/00
A61N5/06

Application no.

10835717.9

Keywords

Re-establishment of rights - time limit for filing notice of appeal
Re-establishment of rights - all due care (no)
Appeal deemed not to have been filed

Application title

SLEEP INDUCTION DEVICE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T132218.20200917

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 274 KB)
T 2288/18 () of 3.9.2020

Online on

22.09.2020

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

3.9.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B60P3/20
H04L12/24
H04B5/00
H04B7/00
B60H1/00
B60H1/32
F25D29/00
B65D88/74
H04L29/08
H04W4/02

Application no.

10797532.8

Keywords

Late-filed request - request could have been filed in first instance proceedings (no)
Amendments - extension beyond the content of the application as filed (no)
Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

PERFORMANCE AND POSITION MONITORING OF A MOBILE HVAC&R UNIT

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T228818.20200903

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 331 KB)
T 0344/15 (Gapmer antisense compound/IONIS) of 11.9.2020

Online on

21.09.2020

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

11.9.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12N15/113

Application no.

07811872.6

Keywords

Basis for a decision on the appeal (no) - revocation of the patent

Application title

COMPOUNDS AND METHODS FOR MODULATING GENE EXPRESSION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T034415.20200911

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 261 KB)
T 0452/14 (Integrating charts in documents / MICROSOFT) of 13.2.2020

Online on

16.09.2020

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

13.2.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06Q10/00
G06F17/00
G06F17/21

Application no.

06802783.8

Keywords

Inventive step - handling user action with non-visible instance of spreadsheet (no
Inventive step - obvious)

Application title

INTEGRATING CHARTS IN DOCUMENTS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T045214.20200213

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 374 KB)
T 2110/14 (Optimizing translation lookaside buffer entries / QUALCOMM … of 4.6.2020

Online on

16.09.2020

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

4.6.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F12/10

Application no.

06739038.5

Keywords

Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step (yes
Inventive step - after amendment)
Inventive step - contiguity check of individual entries at each TLB miss (yes
Inventive step - non-obvious modification)

Application title

METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR OPTIMIZING TRANSLATION LOOKASIDE BUFFER ENTRIES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T211014.20200604

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 320 KB)
T 0770/15 (RFID Tag / Sato Holdings) of 18.6.2020

Online on

16.09.2020

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

18.6.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06K7/14

Application no.

04077912.6

Keywords

Novelty - (no)
Amendments - allowable (no)

Application title

A method for applying a RFID tag carrying label on an object

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T077015.20200618

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 343 KB)
T 0848/15 () of 24.6.2020

Online on

16.09.2020

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

24.6.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06Q40/00

Application no.

06700549.6

Keywords

Remittal to the department of first instance - (no)
Inventive step - (no)
Inventive step - mixture of technical and non-technical features

Application title

METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR DETERMINING A RISK OF LOSSES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T084815.20200624

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 361 KB)
T 1154/16 () of 13.8.2020

Online on

16.09.2020

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

13.8.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

D21F3/02
C08G18/10
C08G18/48
C08G18/76

Application no.

08777456.8

Keywords

Grounds for opposition - lack of patentability (no)

Application title

SHOE PRESS BELT FOR PAPER MAKING

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T115416.20200813

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 413 KB)
T 0996/17 () of 26.8.2020

Online on

16.09.2020

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

26.8.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G01D21/00

Application no.

07016524.6

Keywords

Änderungen - unzulässige Erweiterung (nein)
Ausreichende Offenbarung - (ja)
Neuheit - (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)

Application title

Verfahren zum drahtlosen Austausch von Daten und Funksystem

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T099617.20200826

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 622 KB)
T 1547/17 () of 11.9.2020

Online on

16.09.2020

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

11.9.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F02B57/00
F02B41/10
F02M25/07
F02D23/02
F02B37/24
F02D41/00
F02D41/14

Application no.

08705768.3

Keywords

Inventive step - (yes)
Reimbursement of appeal fee - substantial procedural violation (no)

Application title

METHOD FOR REDUCING DIESEL ENGINE EMISSIONS, AND DIESEL ENGINE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T154717.20200911

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 320 KB)
T 1230/18 () of 7.7.2020

Online on

16.09.2020

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

7.7.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B01D65/10
B01D69/02
G01N15/08

Application no.

10171837.7

Keywords

Claims - all requests
Claims - clarity (no)

Application title

Method for improved scaling of filters

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T123018.20200707

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 409 KB)
T 1449/18 () of 3.9.2020

Online on

16.09.2020

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

3.9.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01N15/02
B01D45/04
B01D45/12
B01D21/00
B01D21/26
B01L3/00

Application no.

12156921.4

Keywords

Claims - clarity (no)
Claims - essential features

Application title

Systems and methods for particle focusing in microchannels

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T144918.20200903

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 392 KB)
T 2214/14 (New onset diabetes/UNIVERSITY OF PITTSBURGH) of 8.9.2020

Online on

15.09.2020

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

8.9.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12N15/11

Application no.

07813820.3

Keywords

Main request - requirements of the EPC met

Application title

MICROSPHERE-BASED COMPOSITION FOR PREVENTING AND/OR REVERSING NEW-ONSET AUTOIMMUNE DIABETES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T221414.20200908

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 376 KB)
T 2022/15 () of 20.8.2020

Online on

15.09.2020

Board

3.5.04

Decision date

20.8.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04N7/32
H03M7/36

Application no.

06798249.6

Keywords

All requests - inventive step (no)

Application title

DYNAMIC IMAGE ENCODING DEVICE AND DYNAMIC IMAGE DECODING DEVICE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T202215.20200820

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 401 KB)
T 1769/16 (Adaptive directional audio signals/CIRRUS) of 30.7.2020

Online on

15.09.2020

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

30.7.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04R3/00
H04R1/40
H04R25/00

Application no.

04761108.2

Keywords

Added subject-matter - (yes)

Application title

Method and apparatus for producing adaptive directional signals

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T176916.20200730

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 411 KB)
T 0243/17 () of 20.7.2020

Online on

15.09.2020

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

20.7.2020

Proc. language

FR

IPC

C07D223/16
C07B37/10
C07B43/06

Application no.

09290466.3

Keywords

Recevabilité du recours
Document produit tardivement
Activité inventive
Possibilité d'exécuter l'invention

Application title

Procédé de synthèse de la 7,8-diméthoxy-1,3-dihydro-2H-3-benzazépin-2-one, et son application à la synthèse de l'ivabradine et de ses sels d'addition avec un acide pharmaceutiquement acceptable

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T024317.20200720

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D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 638 KB)
T 0487/17 () of 10.9.2020

Online on

15.09.2020

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

10.9.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F16F7/09
D06F37/22
D06F37/20

Application no.

09786334.4

Keywords

Claims - clarity in opposition proceedings
Amendments - allowable (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

FRICTION SHOCK ABSORBER

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T048717.20200910

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 452 KB)
T 1832/16 () of 3.9.2020

Online on

14.09.2020

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

3.9.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61F13/15
A61F13/20

Application no.

07736086.5

Keywords

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

Application title

LEG CUT-OUT STAGES OF DEVELOPMENT

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T183216.20200903

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 254 KB)
T 2493/16 (HIV-1 primers/BIOMERIEUX) of 7.9.2020

Online on

14.09.2020

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

7.9.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12Q1/70

Application no.

10183902.5

Keywords

Auxiliary request 2 upheld at first instance (sole request) - added subject-matter (yes)

Application title

Nucleic acid sequences that can be used as primers and probes in the amplification and detection of all subtypes of HIV-1

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T249316.20200907

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 399 KB)
T 2721/16 (HIV-1 primers/BIOMERIEUX) of 7.9.2020

Online on

14.09.2020

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

7.9.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12Q1/70

Application no.

04077617.1

Keywords

Auxiliary request 1 upheld at first instance (sole request) - added subject-matter (yes)

Application title

Method for using nucleic acid sequences as primers and probes in the amplification and detection of all subtypes of HIV-1

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T272116.20200907

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D

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 385 KB)
T 1255/18 () of 16.6.2020

Online on

14.09.2020

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

16.6.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08K3/22
C08K3/34
C08K9/04
C09D5/08
C09D7/12

Application no.

12003913.6

Keywords

Divisional application - subject matter extends beyond the content of the earlier application (yes) (all requests)
Auxiliary requests 4 to 7 submitted after notification of the summons to oral proceedings - admitted into the proceedings (yes) - exceptional circumstances

Application title

Coating compositions exhibiting corrosion resistance properties, related coated substrates, and methods

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T125518.20200616

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Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 414 KB)
T 1353/19 () of 9.9.2020

Online on

14.09.2020

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

9.9.2020

Proc. language

FR

IPC

C08G83/00
C08G69/26
C08G69/08
C08G69/14
C08L101/00
C08L77/02
C08L77/06

Application no.

11711914.9

Keywords

Activité inventive - (non)

Application title

COMPOSITION POLYAMIDE DE HAUTE VISCOSITE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T135319.20200909

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Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 335 KB)
T 2362/13 (Logistics central station/SCHNEIDER LOGISTICS) of 1.9.2020

Online on

11.09.2020

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

1.9.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F17/60

Application no.

01977530.3

Keywords

Inventive step - providing different user interfaces and functions to different classes of users
Inventive step - (no
Inventive step - obvious implementation of non-technical requirements)

Application title

METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR INTERFACING WITH A SHIPPING SERVICE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T236213.20200901

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D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 313 KB)
T 0020/16 (OspC-Dimere/EUROIMMUN) of 11.2.2020

Online on

11.09.2020

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

11.2.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C07K14/20
G01N33/569

Application no.

08021660.9

Keywords

Ausreichende Offenbarung - Hauptantrag (nein)
Änderungen - Hilfsäntrage 6 und 7Änderungen - unzulässige Erweiterung (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hilfsantrag 8 (nein)
Hilfsantrag 10 - zugelassen (nein)
Änderungen - Hilfsantrang 11Änderungen - unzulässige Erweiterung (ja)

Application title

Polypeptide und Verfahren zur spezifischen Detektion von Antikörpern bei Patienten mit einer Borrelieninfektion

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T002016.20200211

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D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 496 KB)
T 0967/16 (Oxcarbazepine Stevens-Johnson Syndrome/ACADEMIA SINICA PHARMIGENE) of 4.8.2020

Online on

11.09.2020

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

4.8.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12Q1/68

Application no.

07797432.7

Keywords

Main request (claims as granted) - inventive step (no);
Auxiliary requests 1 to 7 - withdrawn;
Auxiliary request 8 - admission in appeal (no);

Application title

METHOD FOR PREDICTING A RISK OF ADVERSE DRUG REACTIONS BY DETERMINATION OF HLA-B 1502

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T096716.20200804

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 443 KB)
T 0746/18 (Cinacalcet formulations / K.H.S. PHARMA HOLDING GMBH) of 4.9.2020

Online on

11.09.2020

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

4.9.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K9/16
A61K9/20
A61K31/137

Application no.

12007638.5

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)

Application title

Immediate release formulations of cinacalcet

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T074618.20200904

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D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 283 KB)
T 2352/18 ("La Jurisprudence des Chambres de recours", Neuvième é … of 25.8.2020

Online on

11.09.2020

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

25.8.2020

Proc. language

FR

IPC

B61L25/02

Application no.

15161677.8

Keywords

Nouveauté (non)
Requêtes subsidiaires produites tardivement - irrecevables

Application title

Procédé de calcul d'un intervalle de positions d'un véhicule ferroviaire sur une voie ferrée et dispositif associé

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T235218.20200825

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D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 488 KB)
T 1168/15 () of 3.7.2020

Online on

10.09.2020

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

3.7.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61M5/32
A61M5/315
A61M5/145

Application no.

05799659.7

Keywords

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

Application title

INJECTION DEVICE WITH A PROCESSOR FOR COLLECTING EJECTION INFORMATION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T116815.20200703

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D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 608 KB)
T 0681/16 (Radio head device/ALCATEL) of 4.9.2020

Online on

10.09.2020

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

4.9.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04B1/04
H03G3/30
H04B1/18

Application no.

11290161.6

Keywords

Decision in written proceedings - (yes): no request for oral proceedings
Added subject-matter - (yes)
Reimbursement of the appeal fee - (no): no substantiation

Application title

Radio head device and method of operating a radio head device

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T068116.20200904

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Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 277 KB)
T 1030/19 (Tetraploid corn salad/NUNHEMS) of 30.8.2020

Online on

10.09.2020

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

30.8.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A01H1/08
A01H5/12

Application no.

10793168.5

Keywords

Exceptions to patentability - (no)

Application title

Tetraploid corn salad

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T103019.20200830

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D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 282 KB)
T 1341/19 (High amylose durum wheat grains/BARILLA) of 3.9.2020

Online on

10.09.2020

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

3.9.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A01H5/10
A21D2/18
C08B30/04
A23L1/16

Application no.

12195780.7

Keywords

Sole claim request - exceptions to patentability (no); remittal to the examining division (yes)

Application title

High amylose durum wheat grains, meal and starch

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T134119.20200903

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D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 280 KB)
T 0763/16 (Buffer state reports/NOKIA) of 3.9.2020

Online on

09.09.2020

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

3.9.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04W4/00
H04L12/56

Application no.

07705514.3

Keywords

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

Application title

Apparatus, method and computer program product providing threshold-based buffer state reports from user equipment to a wireless network

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T076316.20200903

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D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 299 KB)
T 1487/17 (Danisco/enzyme-substrate) of 29.7.2020

Online on

09.09.2020

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

29.7.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C11D3/386
C11D17/00

Application no.

09756878.6

Keywords

Amendments - allowable (yes)
Admissibility of appeal
Inventive step - non-obvious combination of known features
Inventive step - could-would approach
Late filed request - admitted (yes)

Application title

DELIVERY SYSTEM FOR CO-FORMULATED ENZYME AND SUBSTRATE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T148717.20200729

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D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 378 KB)
T 1247/18 (Search-based application development framework/ORACLE INTERNATIONAL) of 4.9.2020

Online on

09.09.2020

Board

3.5.07

Decision date

4.9.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F17/30

Application no.

07759453.9

Keywords

Inventive step - (decision under appeal provides no suitable basis for assessing inventive step)
Remittal to the department of first instance - (yes)

Application title

Search-based application development framework

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T124718.20200904

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 341 KB)
T 3142/19 (Analyzing Cytological Specimens/HOLOGIC) of 1.9.2020

Online on

09.09.2020

Board

3.5.06

Decision date

1.9.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06K9/00

Application no.

14722003.2

Keywords

Amendments - combination of optional features
Amendments - added subject-matter (no)

Application title

SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR REVIEWING AND ANALYZING CYTOLOGICAL SPECIMENS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T314219.20200901

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D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 355 KB)
T 1452/14 () of 21.7.2020

Online on

08.09.2020

Board

3.5.04

Decision date

21.7.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04N7/16
H04N7/24

Application no.

09720027.3

Keywords

Claims - clarity (no)

Application title

APPARATUS AND METHODS FOR CONTROLLING AN ENTERTAINMENT DEVICE USING A MOBILE COMMUNICATION DEVICE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T145214.20200721

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 340 KB)
T 1875/16 (Secured synchronisation message/ABB) of 28.7.2020

Online on

08.09.2020

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

28.7.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04L29/06

Application no.

10165325.1

Keywords

Novelty - main and sixth auxiliary requests (no)
Inventive step - first to fifth auxiliary requests (no)
Prohibition of reformatio in peius: seventh auxiliary request not to be challenged

Application title

Secure clock synchronization

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T187516.20200728

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 352 KB)
T 2337/16 (Steuerelektronik/PHOENIX) of 15.6.2020

Online on

08.09.2020

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

15.6.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G05B19/05

Application no.

08707499.3

Keywords

Bindungswirkung der vorangegangenen Beschwerdekammer-Entscheidung - (nein): keine abschließende Entscheidung zur erfinderischen Tätigkeit und neuer Sachverhalt
Berücksichtigung von durch die Einspruchsabteilung zugelassenen Beweismittel - Dokumente ED1 und ED2 (ja): Nicht-Berücksichtigung würde Art. 12(2) VOBK 2020 entgegenstehen
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (nein): Juxtaposition

Application title

Steuer- und/oder Datenübertragungsmodul

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T233716.20200615

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 1 MB)
T 0349/17 () of 12.8.2020

Online on

07.09.2020

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

12.8.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B05B7/32
C09D7/14
C09D175/04

Application no.

06803385.1

Keywords

Late submitted material - document admitted by first instance (yes)
Novelty - main request (no)
Novelty - auxiliary request (yes)
Remittal to the department of first instantce - (yes)

Application title

PROCESS FOR PRODUCING COATING COMPOSITIONS WITH CUSTOMIZABLE PROPERTIES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T034917.20200812

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 375 KB)
T 1436/17 (Hot formed steel part/Tata) of 1.7.2020

Online on

07.09.2020

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

1.7.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C21D8/00
C21D8/02
C22C38/22
C22C38/28
C22C38/38
C22C38/02
C22C38/04
C22C38/12
C22C38/14
C21D1/673
C21D9/48
C21D9/46

Application no.

11772882.4

Keywords

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

Application title

METHOD OF HOT FORMING A STEEL BLANK AND THE HOT FORMED PART

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T143617.20200701

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 373 KB)
T 0165/18 (Verfahren zur Bildung einer Filtermatte/HYDAC FILTERTECHNIK) of 9.7.2020

Online on

07.09.2020

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

9.7.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B01D29/11
B29C65/08
B29C65/16

Application no.

10781621.7

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hauptantrag (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - nicht naheliegende Änderung
Patentansprüche - Klarheit
Patentansprüche - Hauptantrag (ja)
Patentansprüche - Klarheit nach Änderung (ja)
Änderungen - zulässig (ja)
Änderungen - Erweiterung über den Inhalt der Anmeldung in der eingereichten Fassung hinaus (nein)

Application title

VERFAHREN ZUR BILDUNG EINER FILTERMATTE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T016518.20200709

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D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 306 KB)
T 0870/14 (Meningococcal Hib vaccine/GLAXOSMITHKLINE) of 20.7.2020

Online on

04.09.2020

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

20.7.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K39/095
A61K39/102
A61K39/09

Application no.

08075538.2

Keywords

Main request, auxiliary requests 1 to 8: inventive step - (no)

Application title

Combined meningitis vaccines

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T087014.20200720

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 468 KB)
T 1399/16 () of 22.6.2020

Online on

04.09.2020

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

22.6.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B41N1/08
B41N3/03

Application no.

10188553.1

Keywords

Unzulässige Erweiterung (nein)
Ausführbarkeit (ja)
Neuheit (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit (ja)

Application title

Lithoband für die elektrochemische Aufrauung sowie Verfahren zu dessen Herstellung

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T139916.20200622

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 643 KB)
T 1935/17 (Pool of storage/DELL) of 12.8.2020

Online on

04.09.2020

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

12.8.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F3/06
G06F11/14

Application no.

10010835.6

Keywords

Divisional application - added subject-matter (yes)

Application title

Virtual disk drive system and method

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T193517.20200812

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 291 KB)
T 2432/17 () of 1.9.2020

Online on

04.09.2020

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

1.9.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B02C25/00
B02C2/00

Application no.

05803668.2

Keywords

Decision in written proceedings without oral proceedings - (yes)
Novelty - (no)

Application title

A METHOD FOR CONTROLLING A CRUSHER AND A CRUSHER

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T243217.20200901

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 292 KB)
T 0601/19 () of 1.9.2020

Online on

04.09.2020

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

1.9.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B05D5/00
C23C14/00
C09D5/28

Application no.

14730738.3

Keywords

Patentansprüche - Klarheit
Patentansprüche - Hauptantrag (ja)
Patentansprüche - Deutlichkeit (ja)
Zurückverweisung an die erste Instanz - (ja)

Application title

GLANZGRADEINSTELLUNG VON KUNSTSTOFFSUBSTRATEN MIT METALLISCHEM FINISH

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T060119.20200901

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 305 KB)
T 2839/19 () of 4.8.2020

Online on

04.09.2020

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

4.8.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08L5/00
C08L3/00
C03C25/32
C07H5/04
C08F251/02
C08L51/02
C09D105/00
E04B1/78
E04B1/84
B29C70/68
C03C17/28
F16L59/02
F16L59/14
C09D167/04

Application no.

12198249.0

Keywords

Amendments - allowable (yes)
Claims - clarity
Claims - main request (yes)
Appeal decision - remittal to the department of first instance (yes)

Application title

Binders and materials made therewith

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T283919.20200804

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 252 KB)
T 0460/17 () of 24.7.2020

Online on

03.09.2020

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

24.7.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08G18/40
C08G18/62
C08G18/79
C09D175/04

Application no.

10152208.4

Keywords

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

Application title

Two-component polyurethane clear coat kit system

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T046017.20200724

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 407 KB)
T 1602/17 () of 31.8.2020

Online on

03.09.2020

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

31.8.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

D04H1/64
C03C25/32
C08B37/00
C08L5/00
C09J179/00
D04H3/12

Application no.

11009802.7

Keywords

Priority - (yes)
Novelty - main request (yes)
Inventive step - main request (yes)
Sufficiency of disclosure - (yes)
Article 100(c)- validly invoked as gorund of opposition - no
Interpretation of the claims - unduly broad (Appellant); unduly narrow (Respondent)

Application title

Improved spunbond polyester mat

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T160217.20200831

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 495 KB)
T 3218/19 (Light emitting devices/PRINCETON) of 20.8.2020

Online on

03.09.2020

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

20.8.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01L21/00
C09K11/06
H05B33/14
H01L51/50
H01L51/30

Application no.

10180580.2

Keywords

Main request: added subject-matter - no
Remittal to opposition division for further prosecution - yes

Application title

Very high efficiency organic light emitting devices based on electrophosphorescence

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T321819.20200820

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 288 KB)
T 1338/16 (Contention-free parallel LDPC decoder/SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS) of 29.6.2020

Online on

02.09.2020

Board

3.5.07

Decision date

29.6.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H03M13/11
H03M13/00

Application no.

09832102.9

Keywords

Main request and auxiliary requests 1 to 3 - not admitted
Amendments - added subject-matter (yes
Amendments - auxiliary request 4)
Claims - clarity
Claims - auxiliary request 4 (no)
Remittal to the department of first instance - (yes after amendment
Remittal to the department of first instance - auxiliary request 5)

Application title

Contention-free parallel processing multimode LDPC decoder

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T133816.20200629

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 437 KB)
T 1636/17 (Optimal flight/BOEING) of 17.8.2020

Online on

02.09.2020

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

17.8.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G08G5/00
G01C21/20
G06Q10/04

Application no.

13182817.0

Keywords

Main request - Novelty - (no)
Auxiliary requests 1 and 2 - Inventive step - (no)
Auxiliary requests 3 to 5 - Amendments - added subject-matter (yes)

Application title

Optimized flight plan management system

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T163617.20200817

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 329 KB)
T 0344/15 (Gapmer antisense compound/IONIS) of 26.8.2020

Online on

01.09.2020

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

26.8.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12N15/113

Application no.

07811872.6

Keywords

Basis for a decision on the appeal (no) - revocation of the patent

Application title

COMPOUNDS AND METHODS FOR MODULATING GENE EXPRESSION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T034415.20200826

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 255 KB)
T 1353/15 () of 27.8.2020

Online on

01.09.2020

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

27.8.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06Q10/00

Application no.

01916492.0

Keywords

Inventive step - all requests (no)

Application title

METHODS AND APPARATUS FOR CUSTOMIZING PET FOOD

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T135315.20200827

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 368 KB)
T 1031/16 (Myoblasts for treating the urinary sphincter muscle / UNIVERSITY OF … of 24.8.2020

Online on

01.09.2020

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

24.8.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K35/34
C12N5/0775
A61P13/02

Application no.

08169379.8

Keywords

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

Application title

Use of myoblasts in the manufacture of a medicament for treating stress urinary incontinence

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T103116.20200824

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 604 KB)
T 1817/16 () of 4.8.2020

Online on

01.09.2020

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

4.8.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

E21B7/02
E21B19/083
E21B19/14
E21B19/15

Application no.

06821780.1

Keywords

Appeal decision - remittal to the department of first instance (yes)
Reimbursement of appeal fee - (yes)
Substantial procedural violation - violation of the right to be heard (yes)

Application title

WELL DRILLING MACHINE WITH NEW DRILL PIPE LOADER

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T181716.20200804

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 293 KB)
T 2461/16 () of 17.7.2020

Online on

01.09.2020

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

17.7.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F25B15/10
F25B27/00

Application no.

09785156.2

Keywords

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

Application title

MODULAR COOLING APPARATUS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T246116.20200717

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 323 KB)
T 0650/17 () of 18.8.2020

Online on

01.09.2020

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

18.8.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F01D5/08
F02C7/18
F01D11/02

Application no.

03751268.8

Keywords

Substantial procedural violation - (no)
Reimbursement of appeal fee - (no)
Remittal to the department of first instance - (no)
Amendments - added subject-matter (yes)

Application title

GAS TURBINE SEALING AIR SUPPLY SYSTEM

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T065017.20200818

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 349 KB)
T 0292/20 (Combination for treating HCV patients / ABBVIE) of 13.8.2020

Online on

01.09.2020

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

13.8.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K31/454
A61K31/4985
A61K31/7056
A61P31/22

Application no.

14725812.3

Keywords

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

Application title

COMBINATION OF DIRECT ACTING ANTIVIRAL AGENTS AND RIBAVIRIN FOR TREATING HCV PATIENTS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T029220.20200813

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 236 KB)

August 2020

T 2090/16 (Programmable control of a hearing aid/STARKEY) of 30.6.2020

Online on

28.08.2020

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

30.6.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04R25/00

Application no.

11250440.2

Keywords

Inventive step - main request and auxiliary request 4 (no)
Admission of late-filed requests - auxiliary requests 1, 2, 2', 3 and 5 (no): no exceptional circumstances

Application title

System for programming special function buttons for hearing assistance device applications

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T209016.20200630

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 486 KB)
T 0277/17 (Cyanocobalamin/PAR) of 20.8.2020

Online on

26.08.2020

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

20.8.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K31/714
A61K9/08
A61K47/10

Application no.

06785533.8

Keywords

Clarity - main request and auxiliary requests 1, 2 and 4 (no)
Added subject-matter - auxiliary request 3 (yes)
Inventive step - auxiliary requests 5 and 6 (no)
Partial reimbursement of appeal fee - (no) - late withdrawal of the request for oral proceedings

Application title

CYANOCOBALAMIN LOW VISCOSITY AQUEOUS FORMULATIONS FOR INTRANASAL DELIVERY

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T027717.20200820

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 400 KB)
T 0617/16 (Multi-mode base station/QUALCOMM) of 10.7.2020

Online on

24.08.2020

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

10.7.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04B7/26
H04W52/02

Application no.

11174472.8

Keywords

Admissibility of prior-art document admitted by the opposition division - (yes): denial would contravene Art. 12(2) RPBA 2020
Inventive step - all requests (no): juxtaposition of obvious features

Application title

Multi-mode base station method and apparatus for use in a wireless communications system

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T061716.20200710

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 480 KB)
T 0670/16 (Gebührenguthaben/KAPSCH) of 17.8.2020

Online on

24.08.2020

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

17.8.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G07B15/00

Application no.

01988918.7

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (nein)
Verspätet eingereichter Antrag - Antrag hätte bereits im erstinstanzlichen Verfahren vorgebracht werden können (ja)

Application title

VERFAHREN ZUR ERHEBUNG VON NUTZUNGSGEBÜHREN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T067016.20200817

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 313 KB)
T 2210/16 (Verringern des Mikrofonrauschens/SIVANTOS) of 25.6.2020

Online on

24.08.2020

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

25.6.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

H04R25/00

Application no.

12190794.3

Keywords

Ausführbarkeit - Haupt- und Hilfsantrag (nein): im Anspruch angegebener technischer Effekt nicht für alle unter den Schutzbereich fallenden und technisch sinnvollen Ausführungsarten erzielbar

Application title

Hörvorrichtung mit einer Einrichtung zum Verringern eines Mikrofonrauschens und Verfahren zum Verringern eines Mikrofonrauschens

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T221016.20200625

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 375 KB)
T 2072/17 () of 10.7.2020

Online on

24.08.2020

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

10.7.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F03D11/00
G01N25/72

Application no.

12182635.8

Keywords

Patentansprüche - Klarheit nach Änderung (ja)
Änderungen - unzulässige Erweiterung (nein)
Spät eingereichter Antrag - Änderungen nach Anberaumung der mündlichen Verhandlung

Application title

Verfahren und Vorrichtung zur thermischen Überprüfung des Bauzustandes von Windkraftanlagen

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T207217.20200710

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 338 KB)
T 0533/15 (Transmitter arrangement / Philips) of 13.7.2020

Online on

21.08.2020

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

13.7.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01R33/34
G01R33/3415
G01R33/561

Application no.

08737988.9

Keywords

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

Application title

METHOD AND RF TRANSMITTER ARRANGEMENT FOR GENERATING RF FIELDS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T053315.20200713

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 383 KB)
T 0891/15 () of 22.6.2020

Online on

21.08.2020

Board

3.5.04

Decision date

22.6.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04N5/00
H04N5/222

Application no.

04780741.7

Keywords

Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

DIGITAL MEDIA DISTRIBUTION DEVICE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T089115.20200622

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 335 KB)
T 1504/15 () of 29.5.2020

Online on

21.08.2020

Board

3.5.04

Decision date

29.5.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04N5/445
H04N5/781

Application no.

11162898.8

Keywords

Main request - extension beyond the content of the application as filed (yes)
First and second auxiliary requests - mixture of technical and non-technical features (yes), inventive step (no)

Application title

A receiving device and method for presenting information about available programming

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T150415.20200529

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 527 KB)
T 1826/15 () of 18.8.2020

Online on

21.08.2020

Board

3.5.04

Decision date

18.8.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04N1/60

Application no.

07808525.5

Keywords

Inventive step - all requests (no)

Application title

METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR CONVERTING AT LEAST ONE FIRST-SPECTRUM IMAGE INTO A SECOND-SPECTRUM IMAGE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T182615.20200818

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 402 KB)
T 1267/16 (diabetes/EPSHTEIN) of 6.12.2019

Online on

21.08.2020

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

6.12.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K41/00
C07K16/28
C07K16/40

Application no.

11773314.7

Keywords

All claim requests - clarity (no)
Postponement of oral proceedings (no)
Right to be heard - violation (no)

Application title

A combination pharmaceutical composition and methods of treating diabetes and metabolic disorders

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T126716.20191206

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 505 KB)
T 2294/16 () of 16.7.2020

Online on

21.08.2020

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

16.7.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B60C25/138

Application no.

09173532.4

Keywords

Late-filed evidence - common general knowledge (admitted)
Sufficiency of disclosure - support by the description (yes)
Amendments - added subject-matter (no)
Extension of scope of protection - interpretation of claims as granted (no)
Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

Tyre-changing machine for fitting and removing vehicle wheels

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T229416.20200716

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 500 KB)
T 1504/17 () of 17.8.2020

Online on

21.08.2020

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

17.8.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A63F13/211
A63F13/40

Application no.

11176961.8

Keywords

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

Application title

Information processing program, information processing apparatus, information processing system and information processing method

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T150417.20200817

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 327 KB)
T 0623/16 () of 17.8.2020

Online on

20.08.2020

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

17.8.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01J1/62
H01J63/04
C09K11/06
H01J29/32
H05B33/14
H01J1/74

Application no.

02734378.9

Keywords

Sufficiency of disclosure - (yes)
Sufficiency of disclosure - support by the description (yes)
Sufficiency of disclosure - reproducibility (yes)
Sufficiency of disclosure - completeness of disclosure
Sufficiency of disclosure - main request (no)
Sufficiency of disclosure - auxiliary request (yes)
Essential features

Application title

HIGH EFFICIENCY MULTI-COLOR ELECTRO-PHOSPHORESCENT OLEDS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T062316.20200817

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 419 KB)
T 1050/19 () of 20.7.2020

Online on

20.08.2020

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

20.7.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F21S8/00
F21V21/40
F21V23/04
F21W131/205

Application no.

10181051.3

Keywords

Antrag auf mündliche Verhandlung - nicht verspätet
Verspätetes Vorbringen - Beweismittel erstinstanzlich zugelassen (ja)
Verspätetes Vorbringen - Rechtfertigung der Verspätung (nein)
Verspätetes Vorbringen - nicht zugelassen
Teile der Entscheidung in gekürzter Form (Zustimmung der Beteiligten)
Neuheit - Hauptantrag (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hauptantrag (ja)

Application title

Operationsleuchte mit steriler Bedieneinrichtung

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T105019.20200720

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 391 KB)
J 0012/18 () of 19.5.2020

Online on

19.08.2020

Board

3.1.01

Decision date

19.5.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61M16/08
A61B5/087
G01F1/68

Application no.

17195173.4

Keywords

Divisional application - designation of contracting states
Late-filed facts - submitted with the statement of grounds of appeal
Late-filed facts - admitted (no)
Late-filed facts - submitted during oral proceedings
Late-filed facts - admitted (no)

Application title

CONDUIT CONNECTOR FOR A PATIENT BREATHING DEVICE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:J001218.20200519

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 379 KB)
J 0013/18 () of 19.5.2020

Online on

19.08.2020

Board

3.1.01

Decision date

19.5.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61M16/06
A61M16/08

Application no.

17179765.7

Keywords

Divisional application - designation of contracting states
Late-filed facts - submitted with the statement of grounds of appeal
Late-filed facts - admitted (no)
Late-filed facts - submitted during oral proceedings
Late-filed facts - admitted (no)

Application title

PATIENT INTERFACE AND ASPECTS THEREOF

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:J001318.20200519

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 375 KB)
J 0014/18 () of 19.5.2020

Online on

19.08.2020

Board

3.1.01

Decision date

19.5.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61M16/06
A61M16/00
A61M16/08

Application no.

16174992.4

Keywords

Divisional application - designation of contracting states
Late-filed facts - submitted with the statement of grounds of appeal
Late-filed facts - admitted (no)
Late-filed facts - submitted during oral proceedings
Late-filed facts - admitted (no)

Application title

INTERFACE COMPRISING A ROLLING NASAL BRIDGE PORTION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:J001418.20200519

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 378 KB)
J 0007/19 (Withdrawal of application/Nitto Denko) of 15.1.2020

Online on

19.08.2020

Board

3.1.01

Decision date

15.1.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C03C17/34
G09F9/30
B32B17/06
B32B7/12
G02F1/1333
H01L51/50
H05B33/02
H05B33/10

Application no.

09734244.8

Keywords

"Request for correction of a withdrawal of an application (not allowed)"

Application title

TRANSPARENT SUBSTRATE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:J000719.20200115

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 397 KB)
J 0010/19 (Unterbrechung des Verfahrens wegen Insolvenz des Patentinhabers) of 13.7.2020

Online on

19.08.2020

Board

3.1.01

Decision date

13.7.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

H01L31/18
H01L31/0216
H01L31/068

Application no.

08850615.9

Keywords

-

Application title

VERFAHREN ZUM HERSTELLEN EINER SOLARZELLE MIT EINER OBERFLÄCHENPASSIVIERENDEN DIELEKTRIKUMDOPPELSCHICHT UND ENTSPRECHENDE SOLARZELLE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:J001019.20200713

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 347 KB)
J 0003/20 () of 19.5.2020

Online on

19.08.2020

Board

3.1.01

Decision date

19.5.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61M16/00
A61M16/10
A61M16/20
A61M16/08

Application no.

18183683.4

Keywords

Divisional application - designation of contracting states
Late-filed facts - submitted with the statement of grounds of appeal
Late-filed facts - admitted (no)
Late-filed facts - submitted during oral proceedings
Late-filed facts - admitted (no)

Application title

SYSTEM, APPARATUS AND METHODS FOR SUPPLYING GASES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:J000320.20200519

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 370 KB)
T 1224/15 (Structure multicouche a base de polyamide / ARKEMA FRANCE) of 21.7.2020

Online on

19.08.2020

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

21.7.2020

Proc. language

FR

IPC

B32B27/34
C08K5/20
B29C45/16

Application no.

05775238.8

Keywords

Possibilité d'exécuter l'invention - (oui)
Recevabilité des requêtes subsidiaires (requêtes subsidiaires 3 et 6 - oui)
Modifications - extension au-delà du contenu de la demande telle que déposée (requête principale et requêtes subsidiaires 1, 2, 4 et 5
Modifications - oui) (requête subsidiaire 6
Modifications - non)
Nouveauté (requête subsidiairie 3
Nouveauté - non) (requête subsidiaire 6
Nouveauté - oui)
Renvoi à la première instance - (oui)

Application title

STRUCTURE MULTICOUCHE A BASE DE POLYAMIDE POUR RECOUVRIR DES SUBSTRATS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T122415.20200721

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 452 KB)
T 2098/16 () of 5.8.2020

Online on

19.08.2020

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

5.8.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A61C13/00

Application no.

04000286.7

Keywords

Unzulässige Erweiterung (nein)
Patentansprüche - Klarheit im Einspruchsbeschwerdeverfahren
Patentansprüche - Merkmal des erteilten Anspruchs
Patentansprüche - nicht zu prüfen
Neuheit - (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)

Application title

Vorrichtung und Verfahren zur Herstellung von Zahnersatz

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T209816.20200805

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 385 KB)
T 1877/19 () of 13.8.2020

Online on

19.08.2020

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

13.8.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A47B3/091
A47C4/04
A47C11/00

Application no.

14001369.9

Keywords

Patentansprüche - Klarheit nach Änderung (ja)
Änderungen - unzulässige Erweiterung (nein)
Zurückverweisung an die erste Instanz - (ja)

Application title

Klappgestell für Bänke oder Tische

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T187719.20200813

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 293 KB)
T 1503/16 () of 12.8.2020

Online on

18.08.2020

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

12.8.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H02J3/28
F03D7/02
F03D1/06
H02J3/38

Application no.

07722543.1

Keywords

Inventive step - main request (yes)
Reply to the appeal sufficiently substantiated (no)

Application title

Wind turbine with a protection system for an electric generator and use thereof

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T150316.20200812

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 337 KB)
T 1412/17 () of 3.7.2020

Online on

18.08.2020

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

3.7.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A47J31/54

Application no.

11727180.9

Keywords

Novelty - Main request (no)
Inventive step - auxiliary request (yes)

Application title

ADVANCED HEATING DEVICE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T141217.20200703

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 402 KB)
T 2472/17 (Non-invasive collection of colorectal mucocellular layer/DIAGNODUS) of 13.8.2020

Online on

18.08.2020

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

13.8.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01N33/50
G01N33/574

Application no.

12730009.3

Keywords

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

Application title

DEVICE AND METHOD FOR NON-INVASIVE COLLECTION OF COLORECTAL MUCOCELLULAR LAYER AND DISEASE DETECTION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T247217.20200813

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 294 KB)
T 0892/18 () of 28.7.2020

Online on

18.08.2020

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

28.7.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A63F13/06
G07F17/32

Application no.

06786488.4

Keywords

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

Application title

SYSTEM FOR WIRELESS GAMING WITH LOCATION DETERMINATION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T089218.20200728

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 285 KB)
T 0633/16 () of 10.7.2020

Online on

17.08.2020

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

10.7.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G03H1/18
G09F3/02
B31D1/02

Application no.

04747491.1

Keywords

documents E6 to E10 filed with statement of grounds of appeal - admitted (yes)
Wikipedia extracts cited by appellant - admitted (no)
appellant's new line of attack - alleged lack novelty based on E3 - admitted (yes)
appellant's new line of arguments - admitted (yes)
main request - claim 1 - novelty (yes)
main request - claim 1 - inventive step (no)
auxiliary requests 1 and 1a - claim 1 - added subject-matter (yes)
auxiliary request 1b filed after oral proceedings have been arranged - admitted (yes)
auxiliary request 1b - claims 1 and 6 - inventive step (yes)

Application title

FORGERY PREVENTING LABEL AND METHOD OF MANUFACTURING THE SAME

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T063316.20200710

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 520 KB)
T 1689/16 () of 29.7.2020

Online on

17.08.2020

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

29.7.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61F6/20
A61B17/12
A61N1/36

Application no.

09822269.8

Keywords

Claims - clarity
Claims - main request (yes)

Application title

AN APPARATUS FOR TEMPORARY MALE CONTRACEPTION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T168916.20200729

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 1 MB)
T 2253/16 () of 8.7.2020

Online on

17.08.2020

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

8.7.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B60M1/30

Application no.

10152165.6

Keywords

Neuheit - Hauptantrag (ja)
Neuheit - Definition des Anspruchsgegenstandes durch Bezugnahme auf weiteren Gegenstand
Beschwerdevorbringen - im Verfahren berücksichtigt (nein) - nicht ausreichend substantiiert
Änderung des Beschwerdevorbringens - unberücksichtigt geblieben (ja) - keine außergewöhnlichen Umstände

Application title

Stromschiene

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T225316.20200708

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 439 KB)
T 0206/17 () of 7.8.2020

Online on

17.08.2020

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

7.8.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08K5/16
C08L75/08
C09J175/08
C08L101/10
C09J201/10
C08K5/57
C09K3/10

Application no.

12183144.0

Keywords

Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step (no)- effect not made credible within the whole scope of claim
Inventive step - obvious alternative
Auxiliary requests not properly substantiated - not be taken into account

Application title

Curable composition

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T020617.20200807

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 618 KB)
T 2530/17 () of 22.7.2020

Online on

17.08.2020

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

22.7.2020

Proc. language

FR

IPC

C08F10/02
C08F2/00

Application no.

12707885.5

Keywords

Activité inventive - (oui)
Faits produits tardivement - recevable (non)

Application title

POLYMERISATION RADICALAIRE DE L'ETHYLENE AMORCEE PAR DES PEROXYDES ORGANIQUES A HAUTE PRODUCTIVITE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T253017.20200722

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 456 KB)
T 1400/19 () of 14.7.2020

Online on

17.08.2020

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

14.7.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B63B35/12
B63H1/20

Application no.

11807145.5

Keywords

Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

A PROPULSION UNIT FOR A MARINE VESSEL AND A MARINE VESSEL HAVING A PROPULSION UNIT

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T140019.20200714

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 285 KB)
T 2158/15 () of 28.7.2020

Online on

14.08.2020

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

28.7.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G08B25/06
G08B29/06
G08B29/08
G01R31/02

Application no.

09700171.3

Keywords

Beschwerdebegründung - vollständiger Sachvortrag eines Beteiligten
Beschwerdebegründung - Hauptantrag (nein)
Ausreichende Offenbarung - Hauptantrag und Hilfsanträge I bis VIII (nein)
Patentansprüche - Klarheit
Patentansprüche - Hauptantrag und Hilfsanträge I bis VIII (nein)
Spät eingereichte Hilfsanträge Ia und Va
Spät eingereichte Hilfsanträge - zulässig (nein)

Application title

Überwachungsvorrichtung für ein Meldesystem, Meldesystem und Verfahren zur Überwachung des Meldesystems

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T215815.20200728

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 313 KB)
T 0942/17 () of 30.6.2020

Online on

14.08.2020

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

30.6.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08F214/26
C08F2/24
C08J9/00

Application no.

10828382.1

Keywords

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

Application title

AQUEOUS POLYTETRAFLUOROETHYLENE EMULSION AND PROCESS FOR PRODUCTION THEREOF, AQUEOUS POLYTETRAFLUOROETHYLENE DISPERSION OBTAINED USING THE EMULSION, POLYTETRAFLUOROETHYLENE FINE POWDER, AND STRETCH-EXPANDED BODY

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T094217.20200630

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 575 KB)
T 2232/16 () of 10.8.2020

Online on

13.08.2020

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

10.8.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01L25/07
H01L23/373

Application no.

09790134.2

Keywords

Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

GROUNDING SYSTEM AND APPARATUS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T223216.20200810

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 331 KB)
T 1503/18 (Electronic device using pen input device, determining tilt / Samsung) of 30.7.2020

Online on

13.08.2020

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

30.7.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F3/0354
G06F3/0488

Application no.

13175799.9

Keywords

Time limits - interruption in the delivery of mail
Amendments - extension beyond the content of the application as filed (yes)
Inventive step - effect not made credible within the whole scope of claim
Inventive step - obvious alternative
Inventive step - obvious combination of known features

Application title

Input method and electronic device using pen input device

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T150318.20200730

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 318 KB)
T 2214/15 () of 21.7.2020

Online on

11.08.2020

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

21.7.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G08B25/04
G01R11/00
G01R21/00

Application no.

09729412.8

Keywords

Lack of support - main, first and second auxiliary request - (no)
Admissibility of auxiliary requests - second auxiliary request (yes) - third auxiliary request (no)

Application title

Device State Detecting Device, Device State Detecting Method, Device State Detecting Server, Device State Detecting System, Liver Abnormality Detecting Device, Liver Abnormality Detecting System, Liver Abnormality Detecting Method, and Device State Database Maintaining Server

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T221415.20200721

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 451 KB)
T 0492/17 () of 2.7.2020

Online on

11.08.2020

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

2.7.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A01N25/02
A01N25/30
A01N43/56
A01N43/80
A01P13/00

Application no.

09783537.5

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit
Änderungen

Application title

ZUSAMMENSETZUNG ZUR VERBESSERUNG DER WIRKSAMKEIT VON HERBIZIDEN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T049217.20200702

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 516 KB)
T 0201/18 () of 27.7.2020

Online on

11.08.2020

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

27.7.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K31/506
A61P35/00

Application no.

09704256.8

Keywords

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

Application title

METHOD OF OPTIMIZING THE TREATMENT OF PROLIFERATIVE DISEASES MEDIATED BY THE TYROSINE KINASE RECEPTOR KIT WITH IMATINIB

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T020118.20200727

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 235 KB)
T 0796/15 () of 3.8.2020

Online on

10.08.2020

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

3.8.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A61M1/00

Application no.

08846963.0

Keywords

Rücknahme des Patents im Beschwerdeverfahren - nicht möglich
Auslegung des Antrags
Antrag auf Widerruf des Patents durch den Patentinhaber

Application title

PRÜFEINHEIT FÜR WUNDDRAINAGEAUFLAGEN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T079615.20200803

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 246 KB)
T 2101/15 () of 22.8.2019

Online on

10.08.2020

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

22.8.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K31/155
A61K31/40
A61P3/10
A61K9/20
A61K9/48
A61K31/4439

Application no.

06815305.5

Keywords

Amendments - added subject-matter (yes)
Amendments - main request, auxiliary request 1
Inventive step - (yes)
Inventive step - auxiliary request 2

Application title

FORMULATION COMPRISING METFORMIN AND VILDAGLIPTIN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T210115.20190822

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 488 KB)
T 2149/15 () of 19.6.2020

Online on

10.08.2020

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

19.6.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G01V8/12

Application no.

09100159.4

Keywords

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

Application title

Optoelektronischer Sensor

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T214915.20200619

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 406 KB)
T 1613/16 (Multilayer structure/A. Schulman, Inc.) of 24.7.2020

Online on

10.08.2020

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

24.7.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B32B27/08
B32B27/32
B29C51/14

Application no.

12171722.7

Keywords

Amendments - added subject-matter (yes)
Amendments - all claim requests
Claims - clarity (no)
Claims - auyiliary request I

Application title

Multilayer structure

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T161316.20200724

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 372 KB)
T 1650/19 () of 5.8.2020

Online on

10.08.2020

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

5.8.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B25J5/00
B25J9/00
B25J9/16
B25J11/00
G05D1/02

Application no.

13151003.4

Keywords

Claims - clarity
Claims - main request (yes)
Remittal to the department of first instance - (yes)

Application title

Beacon collision avoidance method for a mobile robot system

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T165019.20200805

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 351 KB)
T 0769/15 () of 20.3.2020

Online on

06.08.2020

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

20.3.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01B17/30

Application no.

05798826.3

Keywords

Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

Electric bushing and a method of manufacturing an electric bushing

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T076915.20200320

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 319 KB)
T 1135/15 () of 19.2.2020

Online on

06.08.2020

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

19.2.2020

Proc. language

FR

IPC

G07B17/02

Application no.

04292729.3

Keywords

Requête produite tardivement - requête aurait pu être produite en première instance (non)
Modifications - extension au-delà du contenu de la demande telle que déposée (non)
Revendications - clarté
Revendications - requête principale (oui)
Décision sur le recours - renvoi à la première instance (oui)

Application title

Procédé d'impression pour machine à affranchir compacte et machine à affranchir associée

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T113515.20200219

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 363 KB)
T 2042/15 () of 24.6.2020

Online on

06.08.2020

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

24.6.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61B6/00

Application no.

06781500.1

Keywords

Inventive step (no)

Application title

METHOD OF CONTROLLING X-RAY DIAGNOSIS DEVICE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T204215.20200624

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 411 KB)
T 0289/16 () of 18.6.2020

Online on

06.08.2020

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

18.6.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G07B17/00

Application no.

09305638.0

Keywords

Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)
Continuation of the appeal procedure after withdrawal of the opposition

Application title

Postal indicia generating system and method

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T028916.20200618

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 328 KB)
T 0400/16 () of 23.6.2020

Online on

06.08.2020

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

23.6.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61B17/04

Application no.

05750101.7

Keywords

Added subject-matter (no)
Novelty (yes)
Inventive step (yes)
Admissibility of a late-filed document (no)

Application title

SUTURE DEVICES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T040016.20200623

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 418 KB)
T 0014/20 () of 24.7.2020

Online on

06.08.2020

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

24.7.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B65B31/02
B65B59/04

Application no.

16164932.2

Keywords

Neuheit - (nein)
Mündliche Verhandlung - Fernbleiben eines Beteiligten
Spät eingereichter Antrag - Antrag hätte bereits im erstinstanzlichen Verfahren vorgebracht werden können (ja)
Spät eingereichter Antrag - Rechtfertigung für späte Vorlage (nein)

Application title

VORRICHTUNG ZUR VERPACKUNG VON LEBENSMITTELN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T001420.20200724

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 346 KB)
T 1734/14 (Quiescent current diagnostics device / Rosemount Inc.) of 9.1.2020

Online on

05.08.2020

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

9.1.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01R31/28
G08C19/02

Application no.

04757422.3

Keywords

Amendments - main request, sixth and eighth auxiliary request
Amendments - allowable (no)
Late-filed first, second and third auxiliary requests - admitted (no)
Claims - clarity
Claims - fourth, fifth, sixth, seventh, ninth auxiliary request (no)
Sufficiency of disclosure - sixth auxiliary request (no)

Application title

PROCESS DEVICE WITH QUIESCENT CURRENT DIAGNOSTICS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T173414.20200109

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 354 KB)
T 0694/15 (Visualisation / Counterflo) of 4.6.2020

Online on

05.08.2020

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

4.6.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01R19/145
G01R13/02
G02B6/44
H05B33/12
G01R13/40
H01B7/36
H01R13/66
H01R13/717

Application no.

06716969.8

Keywords

Inventive step - closest prior art
Inventive step - problem and solution

Application title

VISUALISATION ARRANGEMENT

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T069415.20200604

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 345 KB)
T 1842/15 (FVIII/vWF for the treatment of a bleeding event/CSL BEHRING) of 10.10.2019

Online on

05.08.2020

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

10.10.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 38/37
A61P 7/04

Application no.

09777111.7

Keywords

Main request, auxiliary requests 1 to 11 - sufficiency of disclosure (no)
auxiliary request 12 - novelty (yes), sufficiency of disclosure (no)
auxiliary request 12A - inventive step (yes)

Application title

Von Willebrand Factor or Factor VIII and von Willebrand Factor for the treatment of coagulopathy induced by inhibitors of thrombocytes

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T184215.20191010

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 694 KB)
T 1418/17 () of 17.7.2020

Online on

05.08.2020

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

17.7.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B23P19/06
F16B37/06

Application no.

09008497.1

Keywords

Neuheit - Hauptantrag (nein)
Neuheit - Hilfsantrag (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hilfsantrag (ja)
Spät eingereichter Antrag zugelassen
Zurückverweisung an die erste Instanz
Entscheidung teilweise in gekürzter Form
Öffentliche Zugänglichkeit einer offenkundigen Vorbenutzung

Application title

Vorrichtung und Verfahren zum Einpressen von Befestigungselementen

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T141817.20200717

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 495 KB)
T 0452/19 (Brassica oleracea plants with improved nutritional value/SEMINIS … of 22.7.2020

Online on

05.08.2020

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

22.7.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A01H5/10
A01H1/04
C12Q1/68
C12N15/11

Application no.

13184376.5

Keywords

Sole claim request - exceptions to patentability (no); remittal to the examining division (yes)

Application title

Brassica oleracea plants with improved nutritional value

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T045219.20200722

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 298 KB)
T 1028/19 (Plants with an intense fruit phenotype/NUNHEMS) of 27.7.2020

Online on

05.08.2020

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

27.7.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A01H5/08
C07K14/415
C12Q1/68

Application no.

14766735.6

Keywords

Main request - exceptions to patentability (no); remittal to the examining division (yes)

Application title

Plants with an intense fruit phenotype

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T102819.20200727

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 307 KB)
T 1961/14 (Main counter ions/AJINOMOTO) of 30.7.2020

Online on

04.08.2020

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

30.7.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12P13/08

Application no.

01120248.8

Keywords

Main request (patent as granted) - sufficiency of disclosure - (yes)
Remittal to the opposition division - (yes)

Application title

Method for producing basic amino acid

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T196114.20200730

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 441 KB)
T 0115/17 () of 23.7.2020

Online on

04.08.2020

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

23.7.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F24F7/06
F24F11/00
F24F11/02
F24F11/04

Application no.

12172716.8

Keywords

Spät eingereichtes Dokument
Neuheit - Hauptantrag (ja)
Rücknahme des Einspruchs
Zurückverweisung an die erste Instanz - (ja)

Application title

Verfahren zur Steuerung des Volumenstroms eines Ventilators

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T011517.20200723

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 350 KB)
T 0170/19 (Shampoo Containing A Gel Network / PROCTER & GAMBLE) of 24.7.2020

Online on

03.08.2020

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

24.7.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K8/34
A61K8/86
A61Q5/02
A61K8/36
A61K8/04

Application no.

08856247.5

Keywords

Amendments - added subject-matter (no)
Remittal to the department of first instance - special reasons for remitting the case

Application title

SHAMPOO CONTAINING A GEL NETWORK

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T017019.20200724

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 326 KB)

July 2020

T 1994/16 () of 28.7.2020

Online on

31.07.2020

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

28.7.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B65H69/00
B65H63/06

Application no.

09775790.0

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hauptantrag und zweiter Hilfsantrag (nein)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Kombination technischer und nicht-technischer Merkmale
Änderung veranlasst durch Einspruchsgrund - erster Hilfsantrag (nein)

Application title

QUALITÄTSUBERWACHUNG VON SPLEISSEN IN EINEM LÄNGLICHEN TEXTILEN PRÜFGUT

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T199416.20200728

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 329 KB)
T 0568/17 (Database transactions/OPEN TEXT SOFTWARE) of 28.7.2020

Online on

31.07.2020

Board

3.5.07

Decision date

28.7.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F17/30

Application no.

09755851.4

Keywords

Novelty - main request (yes)
Inventive step - not rendered obvious by document D1
Remittal to the department of first instance - (yes)

Application title

Method for performing transactions on data and a transactional database

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T056817.20200728

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 374 KB)
T 0882/18 (Glasbauelement/SIKA) of 3.7.2020

Online on

31.07.2020

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

3.7.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C03C17/30
C03C27/04
E04F13/14
C09D183/04
C08G77/16

Application no.

13710340.4

Keywords

-

Application title

GLASBAUELEMENT UND VERFAHREN ZU DESSEN HERSTELLUNG

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T088218.20200703

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 334 KB)
T 0915/15 (Sicherheitsdokument/LEONHARD KURZ) of 26.6.2020

Online on

30.07.2020

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

26.6.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B32B29/00
D21H21/44

Application no.

08707586.7

Keywords

Hauptantrag - unzulässige Erweiterung (ja)
Hilfsanträge 1 bis 12 - unzulässige Erweiterung (ja)
Hilfsanträge 13 und 14 - Zulassung (nein)

Application title

SICHERHEITSDOKUMENT

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T091515.20200626

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Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 385 KB)
T 1041/15 () of 27.7.2020

Online on

30.07.2020

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

27.7.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G09B7/00

Application no.

08019720.5

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Mischung technischer und nichttechnischer Merkmale
Rückzahlung der Beschwerdegebühr - (nein)

Application title

Koordination und/oder Durchführung von Unterrichtzwecken dienenden Lehreinheiten mit optischen und/oder akustischen Lehrinhalten

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T104115.20200727

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Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 353 KB)
T 1561/15 () of 24.6.2020

Online on

30.07.2020

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

24.6.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A61M16/00
A61M16/12
G09B23/28
A61H31/00

Application no.

07400032.4

Keywords

Neuheit - (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)
Ausreichende Offenbarung - (ja)
Patentansprüche - Klarheit (ja)
Änderungen - unzulässige Erweiterung (nein)
Zulässigkeit der Beschwerde - Beschwerde hinreichend begründet (nein)
Spät eingereichter Antrag - Rechtfertigung für späte Vorlage (ja)
Zurückverweisung an die erste Instanz - (nein)

Application title

Vorrichtung und Verfahren zur Abgabe von Sauerstoff im Rahmen einer Reanimation

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T156115.20200624

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D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 463 KB)
T 1994/15 () of 27.7.2020

Online on

30.07.2020

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

27.7.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01J1/15
G05D23/27

Application no.

10737667.5

Keywords

Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR HEATING A TIP APEX OF A CHARGED PARTICLE SOURCE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T199415.20200727

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D

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 337 KB)
T 0891/16 () of 26.6.2020

Online on

30.07.2020

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

26.6.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G07F17/32

Application no.

04765712.7

Keywords

main request - added subject-matter (yes)
auxiliary request 1 - added subject-matter (yes)
late-filed auxiliary request 1a - admitted (no) - article 13(1) RPBA 2020 in combination with article 25(1) RPBA 2020

Application title

DOORFRAME FOR GAMING MACHINE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T089116.20200626

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D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 418 KB)
T 1372/16 () of 4.6.2020

Online on

30.07.2020

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

4.6.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C09D183/04
C04B41/49
C08J3/03

Application no.

05850021.6

Keywords

Grounds for opposition - insufficiency of disclosure (no)

Application title

HIGH-VISCOSITY AQUEOUS EMULSIONS OF FUNCTIONAL ALKOXYSILANES, CONDENSED OLIGOMERS THEREOF, ORGANOPOLYSILOXANES, THEIR PREPARATION AND USE FOR SURFACE TREATMENT OF INORGANIC MATERIALS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T137216.20200604

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 496 KB)
T 1504/16 (System for manufacturing frozen edible products/GRAM) of 17.7.2020

Online on

30.07.2020

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

17.7.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A23G9/14
A23G9/16
A23G9/20
A23C3/00

Application no.

05772325.6

Keywords

Inventive step - main request (no)
Auxiliary requests - admission (no)

Application title

SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING FROZEN EDIBLE PRODUCTS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T150416.20200717

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 315 KB)
T 0717/19 () of 21.7.2020

Online on

30.07.2020

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

21.7.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F16L15/04
C10M103/06
C10M169/02
C25D5/26
C25D7/00
C10N10/12
C10N40/00
C10N50/08
C10N50/10

Application no.

06797658.9

Keywords

Withdrawal of the approval of the text of the patent

Application title

Threaded joint for steel pipes

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T071719.20200721

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D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 263 KB)
T 0949/13 (Taxol to avoid restenosis/BOSTON SCIENTIFIC) of 19.12.2019

Online on

29.07.2020

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

19.12.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K31/535

Application no.

94907364.7

Keywords

Claims - clarity
Claims - main and auxiliary requests (no)
Summons to oral proceedings - continuation of proceedings without duly summoned parties

Application title

THERAPEUTIC INHIBITORS OF VASCULAR SMOOTH MUSCLE CELLS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T094913.20191219

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D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 331 KB)
T 0552/16 () of 25.6.2020

Online on

29.07.2020

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

25.6.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H03F3/20
H03F3/21
H03F1/02
H03F1/56
H03F1/07
H03F3/195
H03F1/42

Application no.

08793032.7

Keywords

Claims - clarity
Claims - main request (no)
Late-filed document - admitted (no)

Application title

Broadband power amplifier

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T055216.20200625

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 293 KB)
T 1987/16 (Controlling gene expression/BASF) of 17.6.2020

Online on

29.07.2020

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

17.6.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12N15/82
C12N15/85
C12N15/79
A01H5/00

Application no.

06754739.8

Keywords

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

Application title

Improved methods controlling gene expression

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T198716.20200617

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 329 KB)
T 0193/17 (Electrode surface coating/SECOND SIGHT MEDICAL PRODUCTS) of 1.7.2020

Online on

29.07.2020

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

1.7.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C25D3/50
A61N1/05

Application no.

06815176.0

Keywords

Amendments - added subject-matter (yes)

Application title

PLATINUM ELECTRODE SURFACE COATING AND METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING THE SAME

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T019317.20200701

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 296 KB)
T 0354/17 () of 8.7.2020

Online on

29.07.2020

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

8.7.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B60C1/00
C08C19/20
C08C19/25
C08C19/44
C08F2/26
C08F36/06
C08F2/38

Application no.

12193785.8

Keywords

Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)
Interpretation of the claims - explicit wording thereof - no reason to construe differently

Application title

Functionalized polymer, rubber composition with such a polymer and pneumatic tire

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T035417.20200708

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D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 373 KB)
T 1678/17 (TACTILE PRESENTATION DEVICE / Kyocera) of 30.6.2020

Online on

28.07.2020

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

30.6.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F3/041
G09G3/00

Application no.

11800338.3

Keywords

Time limits - interruption in the delivery of mail
Novelty - (no)
Inventive step - auxiliary request (no)
Inventive step - common general knowledge
Inventive step - obvious solution

Application title

TACTILE PRESENTATION DEVICE AND METHOD OF CONTROLLING TACTILE PRESENTATION DEVICE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T167817.20200630

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Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 291 KB)
T 2421/17 () of 29.6.2020

Online on

28.07.2020

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

29.6.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A47K3/022

Application no.

06450099.4

Keywords

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

Application title

Verfahren zur Schaffung einer Einstiegsöffnung in bestehende Badewannen

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T242117.20200629

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D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 310 KB)
T 2514/19 () of 7.7.2020

Online on

28.07.2020

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

7.7.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B62K25/20
B62K25/28

Application no.

14723175.7

Keywords

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

Application title

BICYCLE REAR SUSPENSION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T251419.20200707

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D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 271 KB)
T 3269/19 () of 23.7.2020

Online on

28.07.2020

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

23.7.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F21S4/22
F21V23/00
F21Y115/10

Application no.

15003605.1

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (nein)

Application title

BELEUCHTUNGSLEISTE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T326919.20200723

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 341 KB)
T 1888/14 () of 15.7.2020

Online on

27.07.2020

Board

3.5.04

Decision date

15.7.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04N7/24

Application no.

09729744.4

Keywords

Claims - clarity
Claims - main request and auxiliary requests (no)
Amendments - added subject-matter
Amendments - fourth and fifth auxiliary requests (yes)

Application title

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR CONTENT REPLACEMENT IN LIVE PRODUCTION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T188814.20200715

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D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 392 KB)
T 1355/18 (Belitzement/HeidelbergCement AG) of 9.7.2020

Online on

27.07.2020

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

9.7.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C04B111/00
C04B7/345

Application no.

12004620.6

Keywords

Spät eingereichter Antrag - Anlass zu neuen Einwänden
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hilfsanträge (nein)
Beschwerdeentscheidung - Zurückverweisung an die erste Instanz (nein)
Vorlage an die Große Beschwerdekammer - (nein)

Application title

Verfahren zur Herstellung eines Belitzements mit hoher Reaktivitaet und geringem Calcium/Silicat-Verhaeltnis

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T135518.20200709

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 353 KB)
T 2329/18 () of 17.7.2020

Online on

27.07.2020

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

17.7.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

E04B1/80
E04C2/16

Application no.

07090044.4

Keywords

Entscheidung nach Aktenlage
Angefochtene Entscheidung ausreichend begründet (nein)
Verletzung des rechtlichen Gehörs (ja)
Wesentlicher Verfahrensmangel - Rückzahlung der Beschwerdegebühr (ja)
Änderungen zulässig (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit (ja)

Application title

Dämmstoffplatte bzw. -matte aus einem Holzwerkstoff-Bindemittel-Gemisch

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T232918.20200717

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D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 516 KB)
T 2457/18 () of 16.7.2020

Online on

27.07.2020

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

16.7.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

E03F5/04
E03C1/22
E03C1/20

Application no.

08103885.3

Keywords

Spät eingereichter Antrag - zugelassen (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)
Rückzahlung der Beschwerdegebühr - (nein)

Application title

Ablaufgarnitur für Duschen oder Badewannen

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T245718.20200716

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D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 389 KB)
T 1111/14 (Human hepatocytes/OREGON UNIVERSITY) of 21.7.2020

Online on

24.07.2020

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

21.7.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12N15/85

Application no.

08770211.4

Keywords

Main request - added matter - (no)
Claims - support in the description (yes)
Sufficiency of disclosure - (yes)
Exception to patentability - (no)
Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

METHOD OF EXPANDING HUMAN HEPATOCYTES IN VIVO

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T111114.20200721

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 488 KB)
T 2087/15 () of 21.7.2020

Online on

24.07.2020

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

21.7.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G09B7/00

Application no.

07834775.4

Keywords

Inventive step - claim 8 of sole request (no)
Inventive step - mixture of technical and non-technical features

Application title

SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR IMPROVING THE QUALITY OF COMPUTER GENERATED EXAMS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T208715.20200721

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 435 KB)
T 1003/16 () of 21.7.2020

Online on

24.07.2020

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

21.7.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G07D7/04

Application no.

08758982.6

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)

Application title

SICHERHEITSELEMENT ZUR ABSICHERUNG VON WERTDOKUMENTEN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T100316.20200721

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 296 KB)
T 1957/16 () of 15.7.2020

Online on

24.07.2020

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

15.7.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

E04C2/04

Application no.

03739044.0

Keywords

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

Application title

ANTIMICROBIAL WALLBOARD

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T195716.20200715

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D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 235 KB)
T 2431/16 () of 28.5.2020

Online on

24.07.2020

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

28.5.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F25D23/06
F25D25/02

Application no.

11738202.8

Keywords

Spät eingereichtes Dokument - zugelassen (nein)
Neuheit - Hauptantrag (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hauptantrag (ja)

Application title

KÄLTEGERÄT MIT EINER TRAGSCHIENE FÜR EINEN FACHBODEN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T243116.20200528

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D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 391 KB)
T 2039/17 () of 29.6.2020

Online on

24.07.2020

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

29.6.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

E04G27/00

Application no.

13173479.0

Keywords

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

Application title

Modulartig aufgebauter Treppengerüstturm und Treppengerüstmodul

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T203917.20200629

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D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 426 KB)
T 2088/18 (Credentials for a connected thermostat/HONEYWELL) of 29.6.2020

Online on

24.07.2020

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

29.6.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04W12/06
H04L12/24

Application no.

12175131.7

Keywords

Oral proceedings - held as a videoconference in accordance with appellant's request
Inventive step - all requests (no): juxtaposition of obvious features

Application title

Provisioning credentials for embedded wireless devices

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T208818.20200629

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D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 393 KB)
T 3196/19 (Anti-PD-1 antibody/DANA-FARBER GENETICS INSTITUTE) of 15.5.2020

Online on

24.07.2020

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

15.5.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12N15/12
C07K14/705
C12N5/10
A61K38/17
A61K39/395
G01N33/50
C07K16/28

Application no.

10075561.0

Keywords

Main request and auxiliary requests 1 to 7 - added subject-matter (yes);
Auxiliary requests 8 to 14 - admitted into the appeal proceedings (no);
Appellant's right to be heard - violation (no);

Application title

Assays for screening anti-pd-1 antibodies and uses thereof

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T319619.20200515

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D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 585 KB)
T 1214/20 (Re-establishment of rights) of 16.7.2020

Online on

24.07.2020

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

16.7.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H05B33/08
G09G3/20
H03K7/00

Application no.

14750518.4

Keywords

Admissibility of appeal - appeal fee (not paid)
Admissibility of appeal - appeal deemed not to have been filed
Admissibility of appeal - notice of appeal
Admissibility of appeal - filed within time limit (no)
Re-establishment of rights - time limit for filing notice of appeal
Re-establishment of rights - (no)
Re-establishment of rights - all due care (no)
Re-establishment of rights - system for monitoring time limits
Re-establishment of rights - due care on the part of the professional representative
Re-establishment of rights - principle of proportionality

Application title

SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR CONTROLLING LED LIGHTING BY DISTRIBUTED PWM

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T121420.20200716

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 302 KB)
W 0024/03 () of 15.1.2004

Online on

24.07.2020

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

15.1.2004

Proc. language

FR

IPC

A61C 8/00
A61C 1/14
A61B 17/16

Application no.

-

Keywords

Unité d'invention

Application title

Outil de préparation osseuse utilisable notamment en médecine dentaire et dispositif pour sa mise en oeuvre

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2004:W002403.20040115

Distribution

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 433 KB)
W 0030/04 (Piperazines/UCB) of 29.11.2004

Online on

24.07.2020

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

29.11.2004

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07D295/14

Application no.

-

Keywords

Lack of unity 'a posteriori' (no)

Application title

New piperazine derivatives and their use as synthesis intermediates

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2004:W003004.20041129

Distribution

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 361 KB)
W 0023/07 (Nahrungsergänzungsmittel/CHEM. FABRIK BUDENHEIM KG) of 11.11.2008

Online on

24.07.2020

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

11.11.2008

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A61K33/06

Application no.

-

Keywords

Uneinheitlichkeit (ja): Einzige allgemeine Idee nicht neu

Application title

Nahrungsergänzungsmittel

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2008:W002307.20081111

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Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 527 KB)
W 0039/07 (Isoxazoles and oxadiazoles/NOVARTIS) of 6.8.2008

Online on

24.07.2020

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

6.8.2008

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07D261/08

Application no.

-

Keywords

Misleading form inviting the applicant to pay the protest fee although his limited protest was allowed by the review panel - Refund of the protest fee

Application title

3,5-Di(aryl or heteroaryl)isoxazoles and 1,2,4-oxadiazoles as S1PI receptor agonists, immunosuppresive and anti-inflammatory agents

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2008:W003907.20080806

Distribution

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 418 KB)
W 0002/08 () of 22.8.2008

Online on

24.07.2020

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

22.8.2008

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B65B1/02
B65B65/00

Application no.

-

Keywords

Mangelnde Einheitlichkeit a posteriori - ja

Application title

FORM-, FILL-, SEALMASCHINE SOWIE VERFAHREN ZUM HERSTELLEN, BEFÜLLEN UND SCHLIEßEN VON SÄCKEN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2008:W000208.20080822

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Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 972 KB)
W 0026/08 (Sélection de cellules/CELOGOS) of 11.8.2008

Online on

24.07.2020

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

11.8.2008

Proc. language

FR

IPC

C12N5/06

Application no.

-

Keywords

Unité d'invention (non)

Application title

Méthode d'extraction et de sélection de cellules

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2008:W002608.20080811

Distribution

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 647 KB)
W 0001/82 () of 9.3.1982

Online on

24.07.2020

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

9.3.1982

Proc. language

EN

IPC

-

Application no.

-

Keywords

-

Application title

-

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:1982:W000182.19820309

Distribution

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 114 KB)
W 0001/83 () of 12.7.1983

Online on

24.07.2020

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

12.7.1983

Proc. language

DE

IPC

-

Application no.

-

Keywords

-

Application title

-

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:1983:W000183.19830712

Distribution

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 321 KB)
T 2612/17 () of 20.7.2020

Online on

23.07.2020

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

20.7.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A63F1/10

Application no.

08827627.4

Keywords

Amendments - added subject-matter
Amendments - main request (yes)
Inventive step - auxiliary request (yes)

Application title

TABLE WITH INDICATORS AND SMART CARD HOLDER FOR AUTOMATED GAMING SYSTEM AND GAMING CARDS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T261217.20200720

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 349 KB)
T 2312/18 () of 20.7.2020

Online on

23.07.2020

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

20.7.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07D471/10
A61K31/438
A61P1/08

Application no.

07774640.2

Keywords

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

Application title

HYDROCHLORIDE SALT OF 8-[{1-(3,5-BIS-(TRIFLUOROMETHYL) PHENYL) -ETHOXY}-METHYL]-8-PHENYL-1,7-DIAZA-SPIRO[4.5]DECAN-2-ONE AND PREPARATION PROCESS THEREFOR

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T231218.20200720

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 235 KB)
T 0578/16 (Negotiating SDP versions/HUAWEI) of 14.7.2020

Online on

22.07.2020

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

14.7.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04L29/06

Application no.

07816566.9

Keywords

Added subject-matter - main request (no)
Remittal to the first instance for further prosecution - (yes): "special reasons"
Reimbursement of appeal fee - (no): change in composition of opposition division per se not a procedural violation

Application title

A method and system for negotiating the session description protocol version

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T057816.20200714

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 301 KB)
T 0901/16 (Estimation of synthetic audio prototypes/BOSE) of 16.7.2020

Online on

22.07.2020

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

16.7.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04S3/02

Application no.

11776678.2

Keywords

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

Application title

Estimation of synthetic audio prototypes

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T090116.20200716

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 329 KB)
T 0922/16 () of 30.6.2020

Online on

22.07.2020

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

30.6.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G07D7/00

Application no.

09780856.2

Keywords

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

Application title

VERFAHREN ZUR PRÜFUNG DER ECHTHEIT EINES DOKUMENTS, COMPUTERPROGRAMMPRODUKT, PRÜFGERÄT UND DATENVERARBEITUNGSSYSTEM

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T092216.20200630

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 326 KB)
T 2112/17 (Dipositif d'affichage par guides d'ondes/LUO) of 17.7.2020

Online on

22.07.2020

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

17.7.2020

Proc. language

FR

IPC

G06F3/023
G09F13/18
H01H9/18
H01H13/83

Application no.

09740737.3

Keywords

Activité inventive - (oui)
Revendications - clarté (oui)
Modifications - extension de l'objet de la demande (non)

Application title

DISPOSITIF ET PROCÉDÉ D'AFFICHAGE ET UN CLAVIER LES METTANT EN OEUVRE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T211217.20200717

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 309 KB)
T 2735/18 (NFC-based multimedia distribution/SONY ERICSSON) of 30.6.2020

Online on

22.07.2020

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

30.6.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04M1/725

Application no.

07841506.4

Keywords

Admission into the appeal proceedings - main and first auxiliary request (no): "fresh case"
Added subject-matter - second and third auxiliary requests (yes)

Application title

Multimedia distribution using a near field communication capable wireless communication device

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T273518.20200630

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 323 KB)
T 0740/18 (Fabric laundering method / UNILEVER) of 16.4.2020

Online on

21.07.2020

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

16.4.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C11D3/00
C11D3/37
C11D3/386

Application no.

12707100.9

Keywords

Inventive step (main request and auxiliary requests 1, 2 and 5) : (no)
Admissibility of auxiliary requests 3 and 4 : (no)

Application title

Method of laundering fabric

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T074018.20200416

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 387 KB)
T 1414/18 (Refund of a further search fee/HTC) of 15.7.2020

Online on

21.07.2020

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

15.7.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04W72/04

Application no.

14178323.3

Keywords

Unity of invention - (yes): single invention
Refund of further search fee - (yes)
Substantial procedural violation - (yes)
Remittal to the first instance for further prosecution - (yes)
Reimbursement of the appeal fee - (yes): ex officio

Application title

Method for configuring timing resource in device to device communication

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T141418.20200715

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 356 KB)
T 1843/18 () of 16.6.2020

Online on

21.07.2020

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

16.6.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

E05F1/16
E05F5/00
E05F5/02

Application no.

09761739.3

Keywords

Ausreichende Offenbarung - Ausführbarkeit (ja)
Änderungen - unzulässige Erweiterung (ja): Hauptantrag, Hilfsantrag 1; unzulässige Erweiterung (nein): Hilfsantrag 2
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hilfsantrag 2 (ja)

Application title

SCHIEBETÜR

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T184318.20200616

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 387 KB)
T 2406/18 (Composite oxide catalyst / MITSUBISHI CHEMICAL) of 16.6.2020

Online on

21.07.2020

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

16.6.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B01J27/228
B01J37/00
C07C51/235
C07C57/055
C07B61/00
B01J23/887
B01J23/888

Application no.

04773122.9

Keywords

Inventive step (all requests) : no
Inventive step - no effect convincingly shown over the closest prior art

Application title

Process for producing composite oxide and composite oxide catalyst

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T240618.20200616

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 385 KB)
T 2640/18 (Parallel chromatography) of 18.5.2020

Online on

21.07.2020

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

18.5.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B01J47/14
B01D15/18
G01N30/28
G01N30/46

Application no.

11763151.5

Keywords

Late-filed request - admitted (no)
Late-filed request - request identical to request not admitted in first instance proceedings
Late-filed request - request clearly allowable (no)
Inventive step - (no)

Application title

A PARALLEL SEPARATION SYSTEM

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T264018.20200518

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 393 KB)
T 1069/15 () of 17.6.2020

Online on

20.07.2020

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

17.6.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F41A21/44
F41A25/06

Application no.

08017594.6

Keywords

Neuheit - offenkundige Vorbenutzung (nein)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)
Ausreichende Offenbarung - unzumutbarer Aufwand (nein)
Änderungen - Erweiterung über den Inhalt der Anmeldung in der eingereichten Fassung hinaus (nein)
Spät eingereichte Tatsachen - eingereicht mit der Beschwerdebegründung
Spät eingereichte Tatsachen - Antrag hätte bereits im erstinstanzlichen Verfahren vorgebracht werden können (ja)
Spät eingereichte Beweismittel - eingereicht mit der Beschwerdebegründung
Spät eingereichte Beweismittel - Antrag hätte bereits im erstinstanzlichen Verfahren vorgebracht werden können (ja)

Application title

Klein- oder mittelkalibrige Maschinenkanone

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T106915.20200617

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 653 KB)
T 0704/16 () of 30.4.2020

Online on

20.07.2020

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

30.4.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B22F1/00
C22C38/54

Application no.

11757707.2

Keywords

Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

PROCESSABLE HIGH THERMAL NEUTRON ABSORBING FE-BASE ALLOYS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T070416.20200430

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 342 KB)
T 2017/16 () of 8.7.2020

Online on

20.07.2020

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

8.7.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F25D21/08
F25D17/06

Application no.

10720591.6

Keywords

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

Application title

A COOLING DEVICE HEATED TO PREVENT FROSTING

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T201716.20200708

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 408 KB)
T 2182/17 () of 19.5.2020

Online on

20.07.2020

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

19.5.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08B11/193
A23L11/00
C08B11/20
C08L1/28
A23L29/219

Application no.

12728340.6

Keywords

Documents not admitted by opposition division - not admitted - discretion exercised in appropriate manner
New document submitted on appeal - not admitted - lack of justification
New document submitted on appeal - admitted - legitimate and direct submission
Amendments - allowable (yes)
Sufficiency of disclosure (yes)
Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

FOOD COMPOSITION COMPRISING A CELLULOSE ETHER

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T218217.20200519

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 496 KB)
T 2987/19 () of 10.7.2020

Online on

20.07.2020

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

10.7.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F15/16
H04N21/2662
H04N21/24
H04N21/2385
H04L29/06
H04L12/825
H04N21/845

Application no.

11765154.7

Keywords

Admissibility of appeal - missing statement of grounds

Application title

MANAGING STREAMING BANDWIDTH FOR MULTIPLE CLIENTS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T298719.20200710

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 227 KB)
T 1317/14 (Prüfverfahren für eine Integrität eines Quelltextes/BECKHOFF … of 18.6.2020

Online on

17.07.2020

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

18.6.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G06F11/28
G06F21/00

Application no.

11776752.5

Keywords

Patentansprüche - Allgemeine Auswahl der Prüfsummenverfahren und Bildung einer prädizierten Prüfsumme
Patentansprüche - Stützung durch die Beschreibung (nein)
Patentansprüche - Klarheit
Patentansprüche - Hauptantrag (nein)
Patentansprüche - Klarheit
Patentansprüche - Hilfsantrag 1 (nein)
Spät eingereichter Hilfsantrag 2 - Zulassung (nein)

Application title

PRÜFVERFAHREN FÜR EINE INTEGRITÄT EINES QUELLTEXTES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T131714.20200618

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 362 KB)
T 0315/16 () of 30.6.2020

Online on

17.07.2020

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

30.6.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B65B13/18

Application no.

09775573.0

Keywords

Ermessensfehler - (nein)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (nein)
Spät eingereichter Hilfsantrag - eindeutig gewährbar (nein) - zugelassen (nein)

Application title

SPEICHERVORRICHTUNG FÜR BINDEDRAHT EINER SCHNÜRMASCHINE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T031516.20200630

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 362 KB)
T 1406/16 () of 26.5.2020

Online on

17.07.2020

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

26.5.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B22D11/043

Application no.

09784060.7

Keywords

Spät eingereichte Beweismittel - zugelassen (nein)
Neuheit - öffentliche Zugänglichmachung
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hauptantrag (nein)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hilfsantrag (ja)
Rückzahlung der Beschwerdegebühr - wesentlicher Verfahrensmangel (nein)

Application title

VERFAHREN UND STRANGGIESSANLAGE ZUM HERSTELLEN VON DICKEN BRAMMEN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T140616.20200526

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 453 KB)
T 0514/17 () of 12.12.2019

Online on

16.07.2020

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

12.12.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K31/381
A61K31/4162
A61K31/502
A61K31/5517
A61P25/28

Application no.

10763011.3

Keywords

Late-filed facts - submitted with the statement of grounds of appeal
Inventive step - (no)
Late-filed auxiliary requests - justification for late filing (no)

Application title

COMPOSITION AND METHOD FOR TREATING COGNITIVE IMPAIRMENTS IN DOWN SYNDROM SUBJECTS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T051417.20191212

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 744 KB)
T 1335/17 (Onalespib combinations/ASTEX) of 30.6.2020

Online on

16.07.2020

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

30.6.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K31/403

Application no.

07824118.9

Keywords

Main request - admitted (yes) - added subject-matter (no) - novelty (yes) - remittal (yes)

Application title

PHARMACEUTICAL COMBINATIONS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T133517.20200630

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 373 KB)
T 0111/20 (Admissibility/Bayer CropScience LP) of 18.6.2020

Online on

16.07.2020

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

18.6.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A01N25/24
A01N43/40
A01N47/40
A01N51/00
A01N25/26
A01N25/30
A01N25/28

Application no.

14733396.7

Keywords

Admissibility of appeal - missing statement of grounds

Application title

COMPOSITIONS, ADDITIVES, AND METHODS FOR MITIGATING OR CONTROLLING SEED DUST

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T011120.20200618

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 233 KB)
T 0437/17 () of 8.7.2020

Online on

15.07.2020

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

8.7.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B02C1/02
E02F3/36
E02F3/40

Application no.

08829092.9

Keywords

Amendments - added subject-matter (yes)
Amendments - deletion of features (yes)
Grounds for opposition - extension of subject-matter (yes)
Oral proceedings - before board of appeal
Oral proceedings - postponement (no)
Oral proceedings - non-attendance of party
The mere general reference to the COVID-19 pandemic and health risks with travel in Germany to and from the Boards of Appeal does not amount to serious reasons justifying the fixing of a new date for oral proceedings.

Application title

BUCKET TYPE JAW CRUSHER

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T043717.20200708

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 368 KB)
T 1174/15 () of 19.5.2020

Online on

14.07.2020

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

19.5.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A61B1/12
A61L2/18

Application no.

09158261.9

Keywords

-

Application title

Vorrichtung und Verfahren zum Behandeln und Analysieren von Kanälen in Instrumenten, insbesondere in Endoskopen

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T117415.20200519

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 392 KB)
T 2127/16 (Anti-ADDL antibodies/MERCK) of 9.6.2020

Online on

14.07.2020

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

9.6.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07K16/18
G01N33/50
G01N33/68

Application no.

05820737.4

Keywords

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

Application title

Anti-ADDL antibodies and uses thereof

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T212716.20200609

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 425 KB)
T 1971/17 () of 18.5.2020

Online on

14.07.2020

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

18.5.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07K7/23

Application no.

10720343.2

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)

Application title

METHOD FOR THE MANUFACTURE OF DEGARELIX

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T197117.20200518

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 546 KB)
T 1834/16 (compositions comprenant un colorant fluorescent/L'OREAL) of 7.7.2020

Online on

13.07.2020

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

7.7.2020

Proc. language

FR

IPC

A61K8/44
A61Q5/10
A61Q19/02
A61K8/49

Application no.

04290864.0

Keywords

Requête principale et requêtes subsidiaires 2 et 4 : Activité inventive -(non)
Requêtes subsidiaires 1,3 et 5 produites avec les motifs du recours: non fondées
requête subsidiaire 6: Activité inventive - (oui)

Application title

Utilisation de compositions comprenant un colorant fluorescent et un tensioactif amphotère ou non ionique particuliers pour colorer avec un effet eclaircissant des matières kératiniques humaines

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T183416.20200707

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 486 KB)
T 0449/17 () of 3.12.2019

Online on

13.07.2020

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

3.12.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B60H3/00
A61L9/12

Application no.

09002431.6

Keywords

Ausreichende Offenbarung - (ja)
Unzulässige Erweiterung - (nein)
Neuheit - Hauptantrag und Hilfsantrag 1 (nein)
Neuheit - Hilfsantrag 2 (ja)

Application title

Vorrichtung zur Zuführung von Geruchsstoffen

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T044917.20191203

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 294 KB)
T 1091/17 (Clinical statistics/PHILIPS) of 4.6.2020

Online on

13.07.2020

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

4.6.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F19/00

Application no.

08868858.5

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)
Inventive step - mixture of technical and non-technical features
Features relating to presentation of information
Presentation of information in diagnostic tasks

Application title

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR REFINING SIMILAR CASE SEARCH

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T109117.20200604

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 352 KB)
T 2371/17 (Animated 3D-GUI/SAMSUNG) of 7.7.2020

Online on

13.07.2020

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

7.7.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F3/048

Application no.

06122715.3

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)

Application title

Three-dimensional motion graphical user interface and apparatus and method of providing same

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T237117.20200707

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 357 KB)
T 0633/18 (High-strength pressed member/JFE) of 22.6.2020

Online on

13.07.2020

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

22.6.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C22C38/00
B21D22/20
C21D1/18
C21D9/00
C22C38/60
C21D9/46
C21D8/02
C21D1/22
C22C38/02
C22C38/04
C22C38/06

Application no.

11752999.0

Keywords

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

Application title

HIGH-STRENGTH PRESSED MEMBER AND METHOD FOR PRODUCING SAME

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T063318.20200622

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 327 KB)
T 0197/20 () of 2.7.2020

Online on

13.07.2020

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

2.7.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F19/00
G06Q10/04
G06Q10/06
G01S19/19

Application no.

12765793.0

Keywords

Admissibility of appeal - missing statement of grounds

Application title

PROVIDING REAL-TIME SEGMENT PERFORMANCE INFORMATION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T019720.20200702

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 231 KB)
T 0917/20 () of 6.7.2020

Online on

13.07.2020

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

6.7.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F3/12

Application no.

11788747.1

Keywords

Admissibility of appeal - missing statement of grounds

Application title

ACTIVATION CODE PROVIDED WITH DISCRETE INCREMENT OF PAPER SUBSTRATE FOR ACTIVATING REMOTELY ACCESSIBLE PRINTER CONTROLLER SOFTWARE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T091720.20200706

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 230 KB)
D 0003/19 () of 1.7.2020

Online on

10.07.2020

Board

DBA

Decision date

1.7.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

-

Application no.

-

Keywords

-

Application title

-

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:D000319.20200701

Distribution

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 194 KB)
T 2295/14 (Remote method invocation/BUSINESS OBJECTS SOFTWARE) of 1.7.2020

Online on

10.07.2020

Board

3.5.06

Decision date

1.7.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F9/54

Application no.

11008415.9

Keywords

Amendments - added subject-matter (yes)

Application title

Transparent distribution and decoupling of modules using asynchronous communication and scopes

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T229514.20200701

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 313 KB)
T 0102/15 () of 16.6.2020

Online on

10.07.2020

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

16.6.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G06Q10/00
H04M1/57

Application no.

06777650.0

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hauptantrag und Hilfsantrag 1 (nein)
Spät eingereichte Hilfsanträge 2 bis 4
Spät eingereichte Hilfsanträge - zugelassen (nein)

Application title

VERFAHREN UND SYSTEM ZUM ÜBERTRAGEN EINER ADRESSE IN EIN ELEKTRONISCHES FORMULAR FÜR EINEN TEILNEHMER EINER KOMMUNIKATIONSVERBINDUNG

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T010215.20200616

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 394 KB)
T 0138/16 () of 22.6.2020

Online on

10.07.2020

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

22.6.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F23N1/02
F23N5/00
F23N5/12

Application no.

03000375.0

Keywords

Einspruchsgrund - mangelnde erfinderische Tätigkeit (ja)

Application title

Verfahren zur Regelung eines Gasbrenners

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T013816.20200622

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 354 KB)
T 0943/16 (Tier assignments/MICROSOFT TECHNOLOGY LICENSING) of 25.6.2020

Online on

10.07.2020

Board

3.5.07

Decision date

25.6.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F17/30
G06F17/00
G06F9/50

Application no.

08868759.5

Keywords

Inventive step - claimed subject-matter not rendered obvious by D1
Remittal to the department of first instance - special reasons for remitting the case (yes)

Application title

Determining quality of tier assignments

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T094316.20200625

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 369 KB)
T 0110/18 (Zinced Steel sheet/Nippon Steel) of 12.6.2020

Online on

10.07.2020

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

12.6.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C22C38/00
C23C2/06
C22C38/02
C22C38/04
C22C38/06
C21D9/46
C23C2/28
C23C2/02
C22C18/04
C22C18/00

Application no.

06782398.9

Keywords

Correction of error - (no)
Amendments - added subject-matter (yes)
Amendments - main request
Sufficiency of disclosure - auxiliary request (yes)
Inventive step - auxiliary request (yes)
Reimbursement of appeal fee - (yes) -25%

Application title

HIGH-STRENGTH HOT-DIP ZINCED STEEL SHEET EXCELLENT IN MOLDABILITY AND SUITABILITY FOR PLATING, HIGH-STRENGTH ALLOYED HOT-DIP ZINCED STEEL SHEET, AND PROCESSES FOR PRODUCING THESE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T011018.20200612

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 411 KB)
T 1501/15 (Chipkarte/GIESECKE) of 29.6.2020

Online on

09.07.2020

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

29.6.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G06K19/07
G06K7/00

Application no.

10011624.3

Keywords

-

Application title

Chipkarte

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T150115.20200629

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 371 KB)
T 2360/15 () of 19.5.2020

Online on

09.07.2020

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

19.5.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61B8/00
G09B23/00

Application no.

07826255.7

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)
Inventive step - obvious combination of known features
Inventive step - common general knowledge

Application title

MEDICAL SYSTEM WITH COMPREHENSIVE REPORT SIMULATION FEATURE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T236015.20200519

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 356 KB)
T 1250/16 (Alkaline phosphatase/ALLOKSYS LIFE SCIENCE) of 29.11.2019

Online on

09.07.2020

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

29.11.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K38/46
A61P29/00
A61P37/04
A61P41/00
A61P1/00
A61P11/00
A61P17/00
A61P9/00
A61P1/16
A61P39/00

Application no.

09715588.1

Keywords

Main request - added subject-matter (yes)
Late filed auxiliary request - admitted into proceedings (no)

Application title

Alkaline phosphatase for increasing the activity of the immune system of a mammal at risk of inflammatory diseases

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T125016.20191129

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 367 KB)
T 2609/16 () of 6.7.2020

Online on

09.07.2020

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

6.7.2020

Proc. language

FR

IPC

H01H33/66

Application no.

08011061.2

Keywords

Motifs d'opposition - extension au-delà du contenu de la demande antérieure telle qu'elle a été déposée (oui)

Application title

Appareillage électrique de coupure multipolaire muni d'un mécanisme d'entraînement et de modules de coupure

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T260916.20200706

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 269 KB)
T 1037/19 (PCV2 immunogenic compositions/BOEHRINGER INGELHEIM) of 3.7.2020

Online on

09.07.2020

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

3.7.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07K14/01
A61K39/12

Application no.

10174465.4

Keywords

Agreement to text withdrawn by patent proprietor - appeal dismissed

Application title

PCV2 immunogenic compositions for use in a method of preventing PCV2 infection

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T103719.20200703

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 259 KB)
T 0140/17 () of 3.7.2020

Online on

08.07.2020

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

3.7.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B26D7/08

Application no.

07003846.8

Keywords

Spät eingereichte Dokumente sowie darauf gestützte Argumentationslinien - zugelassen (nein)
korrekte Ermessensausübung (ja) - im Beschwerdeverfahren zugelassen (nein)
Spät vorgebrachte Argumentationslinien - zugelassen (nein)
Hauptantrag und Hilfsantrag 1 - Neuheit (nein)
Hilfsantrag 2 - Neuheit (ja)
Hilfsantrag 2 - Erfinderische Tätigkeit (ja)
Anteilige Rückzahlung der Beschwerdegebühr (ja) - 25 % der gezahlten Beschwerdegebühr

Application title

Vorrichtung zum Bearbeiten von Werkstücken mittels Ultraschall sowie Verfahren zum Betreiben einer derartigen Vorrichtung

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T014017.20200703

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 499 KB)
T 0218/17 () of 7.4.2020

Online on

08.07.2020

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

7.4.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A22C13/00
B32B1/08
B32B27/20
B32B5/18

Application no.

06021304.8

Keywords

Grounds for opposition - insufficiency of disclosure (yes)

Application title

Food casings capable of transferring a functional additive from a porous inner layer onto an encased food product

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T021817.20200407

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 380 KB)
T 0477/17 () of 25.5.2020

Online on

08.07.2020

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

25.5.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F16G3/02
F16G3/09

Application no.

11745958.6

Keywords

-

Application title

STAHLSEILFÖRDERGURT MIT EINEM VERBINDUNGSSCHARNIER ZUM KOPPELN ZWEIER GURTENDEN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T047717.20200525

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 326 KB)
T 2152/17 () of 28.5.2020

Online on

08.07.2020

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

28.5.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F16D3/64
F16F15/124

Application no.

12007229.3

Keywords

Erlöschen des Patents in allen benannten Vertragsstaaten - Beendigung des Beschwerdeverfahrens

Application title

Elastische Wellenkupplung mit adaptiver Charakteristik

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T215217.20200528

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 240 KB)
T 2153/14 () of 2.7.2020

Online on

07.07.2020

Board

3.5.04

Decision date

2.7.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06T7/00

Application no.

08762935.8

Keywords

Inventive step - main and auxiliary request (no)

Application title

METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR PROCESSING MULTIPLE SERIES OF BIOLOGICAL IMAGES OBTAINED FROM A PATIENT

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T215314.20200702

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 359 KB)
T 1879/16 (Pressure compensation apparatus/NOKIA) of 17.6.2020

Online on

07.07.2020

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

17.6.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04R1/22

Application no.

09804590.9

Keywords

Oral proceedings before the board
Oral proceedings - held by videoconference
Added subject-matter - all requests (yes)

Application title

Apparatus incorporating an adsorbent material, and methods of making same

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T187916.20200617

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 374 KB)
T 1109/17 () of 2.7.2020

Online on

07.07.2020

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

2.7.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B21B13/14
B21B29/00

Application no.

12184124.1

Keywords

Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

Cold-rolling mill, tandem rolling system, reversing rolling system, modification method of rolling system, and operating method of cold-rolling mill

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T110917.20200702

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 469 KB)
T 1316/17 () of 20.5.2020

Online on

07.07.2020

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

20.5.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08G18/12
C08G18/62
C08G18/40
C09J175/04

Application no.

04753154.6

Keywords

Inventive step - (no) Main request and auxiliary requests I-III
Amendments - allowable (no) Auxiliary requests IV-VII

Application title

MOISTURE CURING REACTIVE POLYURETHANE HOT MELT ADHESIVES MODIFIED WITH ACRYLIC POLYMERS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T131617.20200520

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 418 KB)
T 1990/15 (Value holding apparatus/PANASONIC) of 18.6.2020

Online on

06.07.2020

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

18.6.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G07B15/00
G07F7/08

Application no.

04732017.1

Keywords

Added subject-matter - main request (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)
Inventive step - could-would approach

Application title

VALUE HOLDING SYSTEM, VALUE HOLDING METHOD, VALUE HOLDING PROGRAM, AND TRANSACTION SYSTEM

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T199015.20200618

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 316 KB)
T 1378/16 (Internet connection through a NAT or firewall/NOKIA) of 8.5.2020

Online on

06.07.2020

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

8.5.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04L29/06
H04L29/12

Application no.

06765540.7

Keywords

Oral proceedings before the board
Oral proceedings - converted into a videoconference with the appellant's consent
Inventive step - (no)

Application title

System, terminal, method and computer program product or establishing a transport-level connection with a server located behind a network address translator and/or firewall

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T137816.20200508

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 366 KB)
T 2300/17 () of 1.7.2020

Online on

06.07.2020

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

1.7.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F02M37/22
F02M37/00
B62K11/00
B62J37/00
B01D35/00

Application no.

14188294.4

Keywords

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

Application title

Saddle riding type vehicle

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T230017.20200701

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 291 KB)
T 0942/18 () of 1.7.2020

Online on

06.07.2020

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

1.7.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B26B19/38

Application no.

11158576.6

Keywords

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

Application title

Electric shaver

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T094218.20200701

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 407 KB)
T 0776/16 (Reducing mannose content/AMGEN) of 30.10.2019

Online on

03.07.2020

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

30.10.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12P21/00

Application no.

07717002.5

Keywords

Main request - extension beyond the content of the application as filed (yes)
Admission of auxiliary requests I, II, IIa, III and IIIa into the proceedings (yes)
All auxiliary requests - extension beyond the content of the application as filed (yes)

Application title

METHODS FOR MODULATING MANNOSE CONTENT OF RECOMBINANT PROTEINS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T077616.20191030

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 454 KB)
T 2328/16 () of 18.6.2020

Online on

03.07.2020

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

18.6.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F02M51/06
F02M61/16
F02M63/00

Application no.

11196257.7

Keywords

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

Application title

Kraftstoffeinspritzkomponente

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T232816.20200618

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 354 KB)
T 1203/17 () of 25.6.2020

Online on

03.07.2020

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

25.6.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

E01C19/26
E01C19/28
F01P5/02
F01P3/18
E02D3/026
E02D3/032
E02D3/046
E02D3/02
F02B29/04
F02M25/07

Application no.

12708810.2

Keywords

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

Application title

BODENVERDICHTER

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T120317.20200625

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 363 KB)
T 0498/19 () of 22.6.2020

Online on

03.07.2020

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

22.6.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B66C23/88
B66C23/90
B66C15/06

Application no.

13820710.5

Keywords

Ausreichende Offenbarung - Ausführbarkeit (ja)
Zurückverweisung an die erste Instanz - (ja)

Application title

VERFAHREN ZUR MELDUNG VON KIPPGEFAHR EINES KRANS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T049819.20200622

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 281 KB)
T 1365/20 () of 30.6.2020

Online on

03.07.2020

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

30.6.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G03G15/08
G03G21/18

Application no.

18166572.0

Keywords

Admissibility of appeal - missing statement of grounds

Application title

PROCESS CARTRIDGE AND IMAGE FORMING APPARATUS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T136520.20200630

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 232 KB)
T 2258/15 (PTK7 antibodies/SQUIBB) of 16.1.2020

Online on

02.07.2020

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

16.1.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07K16/30
C07K16/40
A61P35/00

Application no.

06848508.5

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)

Application title

Human monoclonal antibodies to protein tyrosine kinase 7 (PTK7) and their use

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T225815.20200116

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 431 KB)
T 2164/16 () of 30.1.2020

Online on

02.07.2020

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

30.1.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

E06B7/23

Application no.

09007167.1

Keywords

Einspruchsgründe - mangelhafte Offenbarung (nein)
Einspruchsgründe - unzulässige Erweiterung (nein)
Neuheit - (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)

Application title

Tor

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T216416.20200130

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 514 KB)
T 1351/17 () of 29.6.2020

Online on

02.07.2020

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

29.6.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C08G18/32
C08G18/36
C08G18/48
C09J175/04

Application no.

11807904.5

Keywords

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

Application title

KLEBSTOFF FÜR ROTORBLÄTTER FÜR WINDKRAFTANLAGEN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T135117.20200629

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 381 KB)
T 2724/17 () of 29.6.2020

Online on

02.07.2020

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

29.6.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C08G18/67
C08G18/75
C08F222/10
C09D175/16
C08F220/18

Application no.

10731499.9

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - naheliegende Alternative

Application title

BINDEMITTEL ZUR HERSTELLUNG SCHNELL ÜBERROLLBARER FAHRBAHNMARKIERUNGEN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T272417.20200629

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 324 KB)
T 0674/20 () of 25.6.2020

Online on

02.07.2020

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

25.6.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B66F9/24
B66F9/075

Application no.

17174238.0

Keywords

Neuheit - (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)

Application title

VERFAHREN ZUR STEUERUNG EINES FLURFÖRDERZEUGS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T067420.20200625

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 320 KB)
T 2039/14 (Certificate-stamp identifying system / NEC) of 19.5.2020

Online on

01.07.2020

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

19.5.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06K9/66
G07D7/00

Application no.

07023162.6

Keywords

Claims - clarity (no)
Amendments - main request
Amendments - allowable (no)

Application title

Certificate stamp identifying system and certificate stamp identifying method

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T203914.20200519

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 340 KB)
T 1142/15 () of 26.5.2020

Online on

01.07.2020

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

26.5.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06Q20/00

Application no.

11250498.0

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)
Late-filed auxiliary request - not admitted

Application title

Method and device for conducting trusted remote payment transactions

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T114215.20200526

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 388 KB)
T 1294/15 () of 28.5.2020

Online on

01.07.2020

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

28.5.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06Q30/02

Application no.

10799779.3

Keywords

Inventive step - main and auxiliary requests (no)

Application title

AFFILIATION APPORTIONMENT DEVICE, AFFILIATION APPORTIONMENT SYSTEM, AFFILIATION APPORTIONMENT METHOD, AFFILIATION APPORTIONMENT PROGRAM, AND COMPUTER-READABLE RECORDING MEDIUM

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T129415.20200528

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 354 KB)
T 2366/15 () of 26.6.2020

Online on

01.07.2020

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

26.6.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G07F17/12
G06Q10/00

Application no.

02736449.6

Keywords

Main Requst - not admissible (reformatio in peius)
Inventive step - auxiliary requests (no)

Application title

SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR FACILITATING DELIVERY AND RETURN SERVICE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T236615.20200626

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 407 KB)
T 2044/16 () of 24.6.2020

Online on

01.07.2020

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

24.6.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A24C5/24
A24D3/02

Application no.

10173019.0

Keywords

Neuheit - (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)

Application title

Vorrichtung und Verfahren zum Bilden eines Filterstrangs der tabakverarbeitenden Industrie

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T204416.20200624

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 405 KB)
T 1744/18 (THERAPEUTIC COMPOSITIONS COMPRISING INGENOL-3-ANGELATE/LEO … of 25.6.2020

Online on

01.07.2020

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

25.6.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K9/06
A61K9/107
A61K47/10
A61P35/00

Application no.

06820561.6

Keywords

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

Application title

THERAPEUTIC COMPOSITIONS COMPRISING INGENOL-3-ANGELATE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T174418.20200625

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 237 KB)
T 2282/18 () of 19.6.2020

Online on

01.07.2020

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

19.6.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A24D3/14
A24D3/18
A24B15/28
A24D3/06
A24D3/04

Application no.

13717982.6

Keywords

Inventive step - non-obvious solution

Application title

SMOKING ARTICLE MOUTHPIECE WITH COOLING AGENT INCLUSION COMPLEX

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T228218.20200619

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 369 KB)

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