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.

November 2019

T 1320/15 () of 19.9.2019

Online on

15.11.2019

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

19.9.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F01L 1/047
F01L 1/053
F16H 53/02

Application no.

09000166.0

Keywords

Inventive step - main request (no); auxiliary request 4 (yes)
Amendments - added subject-matter
Amendments - auxiliary request 1 (yes)
Claims - clarity
Claims - auxiliary requests 2 and 3 (no)

Application title

Camshaft apparatus

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T132015.20190919

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 394.219K)
T 1454/15 () of 1.10.2019

Online on

15.11.2019

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

1.10.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F01N 3/023
F01N 3/035
B01D 53/94
F01N 3/08
F01N 3/20

Application no.

05808839.4

Keywords

Amendments - added subject-matter (yes)

Application title

EXHAUST SYSTEM COMPRISING EXOTHERM-GENERATING CATALYST

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T145415.20191001

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 354.224K)
T 1988/15 () of 20.9.2019

Online on

15.11.2019

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

20.9.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01L 29/786
H01L 21/77

Application no.

09170486.6

Keywords

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

Application title

Display device

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T198815.20190920

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 375.279K)
T 1224/16 () of 27.9.2019

Online on

15.11.2019

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

27.9.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61F 2/24

Application no.

09160105.4

Keywords

Amendments - extension beyond the content of the application as filed (yes)- auxiliary request 1
Amendments - intermediate generalisation
Novelty - (no)
Novelty - new auxiliary request 1 (no)
Inventive step - new auxiliary request 2 (yes)

Application title

Atraumatic prosthetic heart valve prosthesis

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T122416.20190927

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 820.793K)
T 1788/16 () of 13.9.2019

Online on

15.11.2019

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

13.9.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B60S 1/38

Application no.

09156718.0

Keywords

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

Application title

Windscreen wiper device

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T178816.20190913

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 310.590K)
T 2051/16 () of 11.9.2019

Online on

15.11.2019

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

11.9.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B60K 15/04

Application no.

05804236.7

Keywords

Sufficiency of disclosure - (yes)
Evidence of alleged public prior use
Evidence - not sufficiently proven
Amendments - main request
Amendments - extension beyond the content of the application as filed (yes)
Amendments - first auxiliary request
Amendments - allowable (yes)
Admissibility of first auxiliary request (yes)
Novelty - first auxiliary request (yes)
Admissibility of new line of attack on inventive step - (no)
Inventive step - first auxiliary request (yes)

Application title

ANTI SIPHON TANK INLET AND METHOD

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T205116.20190911

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 515.900K)
T 1684/18 () of 21.10.2019

Online on

15.11.2019

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

21.10.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B63H 21/17
B63H 23/24
H02P 3/00
B60L 15/00

Application no.

07016036.1

Keywords

Spät eingereichte Argumentationslinien - Argumentationslinien hätten bereits im erstinstanzlichen Verfahren vorgebracht werden können (ja)

Application title

Schiffsantrieb

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T168418.20191021

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 258.086K)
T 2492/18 (Request for continuation of opposition proceedings ignored) of 4.11.2019

Online on

15.11.2019

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

4.11.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F02K 1/72
F02K 1/76

Application no.

02252519.0

Keywords

Lapse of patent in all designated states - continuation of opposition proceedings
Unambigous request ignored by the Opposition Division
Right to be heard - substantial procedural violation (yes)

Application title

Lock for the turbofan engine thrust reverser

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T249218.20191104

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 256.925K)
T 0987/19 () of 5.11.2019

Online on

15.11.2019

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

5.11.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61G 7/05
A61G 7/10

Application no.

15305982.9

Keywords

Interlocutory revision - reimbursement of appeal fee (no)

Application title

PATIENT POSITIONING APPARATUS AND METHOD

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T098719.20191105

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 236.991K)
T 1448/14 () of 23.9.2019

Online on

14.11.2019

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

23.9.2019

Proc. language

FR

IPC

B65D 85/804
A47J 31/40

Application no.

07728201.0

Keywords

Invention brevetable - (oui)
Revendications - clarté (oui)
Possibilité d'exécuter l'invention - (oui)
Nouveauté - (oui)
Activité inventive - (oui)
Modification occasionnée par un motif d'opposition - (oui)
Modifications - extension au-delà du contenu de la demande telle que déposée (non)

Application title

CONDITIONNEMENT POUR L'INFUSION D'UNE MATIERE A INFUSER AVEC DEUX SENS SPECIFIQUES D'UTILISATION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T144814.20190923

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 444.771K)
T 0884/15 () of 12.9.2019

Online on

14.11.2019

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

12.9.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G03F 7/031
G03F 7/32

Application no.

07025187.1

Keywords

-

Application title

Method for preparation of lithographic printing plate

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T088415.20190912

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 356.312K)
T 1406/15 () of 11.11.2019

Online on

14.11.2019

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

11.11.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B65D 17/00
B21D 51/38

Application no.

04075710.6

Keywords

-

Application title

Tin lid

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T140615.20191111

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 351.190K)
T 0589/16 (Centrifugally cast layer/Hitachi) of 29.8.2019

Online on

14.11.2019

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

29.8.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C22C 37/00
B21B 27/00
B21B 27/02
B22D 13/02
B22D 19/16
C22C 37/06
F16C 13/00

Application no.

05783460.8

Keywords

Amendments - allowable (yes)
Sufficiency of disclosure - (yes)
Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)
Reimbursement of appeal fee - (no)

Application title

CENTRIFUGALLY CAST EXTERNAL LAYER FOR ROLLING ROLL AND METHOD FOR MANUFACTURE THEREOF

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T058916.20190829

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 451.227K)
T 2631/16 (Treatment of xerostomia/ COLGATE) of 7.10.2019

Online on

14.11.2019

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

7.10.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 8/44
A61K 8/21
A61K 8/24
A61K 8/19
A61Q 11/00
A61K 31/198
A61P 1/02
A61K 8/20

Application no.

09707366.2

Keywords

Inventive step - main and auxiliary requests (no)

Application title

COMPOSITIONS AND METHODS FOR THE TREATMENT OF XEROSTOMIA

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T263116.20191007

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 286.648K)
T 0839/17 () of 13.8.2019

Online on

14.11.2019

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

13.8.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A23L 1/29

Application no.

05737679.0

Keywords

Amendments - added subject-matter (yes)

Application title

LIQUID CONCENTRATED FORMULA

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T083917.20190813

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 329.450K)
T 1222/19 () of 8.11.2019

Online on

14.11.2019

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

8.11.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G01F 23/284
G01F 23/296

Application no.

07857786.3

Keywords

Zulässigkeit der Beschwerde - Beschwerdegebühr (nicht vollständig entrichtet)
Zulässigkeit der Beschwerde - Beschwerde gilt als nicht eingelegt
Wiedereinsetzung in den vorigen Stand - Sorgfaltspflicht des zugelassenen Vertreters
Wiedereinsetzung in den vorigen Stand - alle gebotene Sorgfalt (nein)
Wiedereinsetzung in den vorigen Stand - Sorgfaltspflicht bei Einsatz von Hilfspersonen
Wiedereinsetzung in den vorigen Stand - alle gebotene Sorgfalt (nein)

Application title

VERFAHREN ZUR ERMITTLUNG UND ÜBERWACHUNG DES FÜLLSTANDS EINES MEDIUMS IN EINEM BEHÄLTER NACH EINEM LAUFZEITMESSVERFAHREN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T122219.20191108

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 273.681K)
T 0497/98 () of 10.12.2001

Online on

14.11.2019

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

10.12.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61B 8/12

Application no.

91310446.9

Keywords

Inventive step (yes)

Application title

Transesophageal ultrasonic scanhead

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T049798.20011210

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 22.314K)
T 0609/15 (Customer equipment profile for HVAC controls/LENNOX) of 7.11.2019

Online on

13.11.2019

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

7.11.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G05B 19/042
G05B 15/02

Application no.

10188813.9

Keywords

Claims - clarity (no)

Application title

Customer equipment profile system for HVAC controls

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T060915.20191107

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 270.937K)
T 0936/16 () of 15.10.2019

Online on

13.11.2019

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

15.10.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01L 33/00
C09K 11/77

Application no.

01272546.1

Keywords

Amendments - generalization of a specific feature
Amendments - added subject-matter (yes)

Application title

LIGHT EMITTING DEVICE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T093616.20191015

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 309.515K)
T 2009/16 () of 25.10.2019

Online on

13.11.2019

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

25.10.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G01F 1/84
G01F 25/00

Application no.

11000192.2

Keywords

Neuheit und erfinderische Tätigkeit
Neuheit - ja

Application title

Verfahren zur Ermittlung einer Kenngröße für die Korrektur von Messwerten eines Coriolis-Massedurchflussmessgeräts

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T200916.20191025

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 333.443K)
T 2224/16 (IMPLEMENTING A MULTIPLE DISPLAY MODE / NOKIA) of 8.10.2019

Online on

13.11.2019

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

8.10.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 3/048
G06F 3/14
G06F 1/16
H04M 1/02

Application no.

11800238.5

Keywords

Inventive step - third auxiliary request (yes)
Inventive step - non-obvious combination of known features

Application title

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR IMPLEMENTING A MULTIPLE DISPLAY MODE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T222416.20191008

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 314.010K)
T 1553/13 (Unzulässigkeit einer Beschwerde bei Entrichtung der Beschwerdegebühr … of 20.2.2014

Online on

12.11.2019

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

20.2.2014

Proc. language

DE

IPC

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

Application no.

08716627.8

Keywords

Einlegung der Beschwerde nach Ablauf der Beschwerdefrist
Zahlung der Beschwerdegebühr nach Ablauf der Beschwerdefrist
Vorlage an die Große Beschwerdekammer

Application title

ABGASANLAGE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2014:T155313.20140220

Distribution

A

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 328.077K)
T 1553/13 () of 23.11.2016

Online on

12.11.2019

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

23.11.2016

Proc. language

DE

IPC

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

Application no.

08716627.8

Keywords

Beschwerde nicht fristgerecht eingelegt

Application title

ABGASANLAGE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T155313.20161123

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 243.867K)
T 1553/13 (Unzulässigkeit einer Beschwerde bei Entrichtung der Beschwerdegebühr … of 20.2.2014

Online on

12.11.2019

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

20.2.2014

Proc. language

DE

IPC

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

Application no.

08716627.8

Keywords

Einlegung der Beschwerde nach Ablauf der Beschwerdefrist
Zahlung der Beschwerdegebühr nach Ablauf der Beschwerdefrist
Vorlage an die Große Beschwerdekammer

Application title

ABGASANLAGE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2014:T155313.20140220

Distribution

A

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 328.077K)
T 1553/13 (Inadmissibility of an appeal where the appeal fee is paid after … of 20.2.2014

Online on

12.11.2019

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

20.2.2014

Proc. language

DE

IPC

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

Application no.

08716627.8

Keywords

Notice of appeal filed after expiry of appeal period
Appeal fee paid after expiry of appeal period
Referral to the Enlarged Board of Appeal

Application title

-

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2014:T155313.20140220

Distribution

A

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 25.407K)
T 1553/13 (Irrecevabilité d'un recours en cas de paiement de la taxe de … of 20.2.2014

Online on

12.11.2019

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

20.2.2014

Proc. language

DE

IPC

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

Application no.

08716627.8

Keywords

Formation du recours après l'expiration du délai de recours
Paiement de la taxe de recours après l'expiration du délai de recours
Saisine de la Grande Chambre de recours

Application title

-

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2014:T155313.20140220

Distribution

A

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 27.576K)
T 2037/16 (Method of removing solvent from polymer solution/JSR) of 8.8.2019

Online on

12.11.2019

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

8.8.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B01D 1/14
B01D 3/38
C08F 6/10
C08F 6/12
C08C 2/06

Application no.

03741152.7

Keywords

Novelty - main request (yes)
Novelty - auxiliary request (yes)
Inventive step - obvious alternative
Inventive step - reformulation of the technical problem
Inventive step - main request (no)
Inventive step - auxiliary request (yes)
Amendments - allowable (yes)

Application title

METHOD OF REMOVING SOLVENT FROM POLYMER SOLUTION AND SOLVENT REMOVING APPARATUS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T203716.20190808

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 358.888K)
T 2195/16 () of 2.10.2019

Online on

12.11.2019

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

2.10.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C08G 77/60

Application no.

10787124.6

Keywords

Ausreichende Offenbarung - Hauptantrag und Hilfsantrag (nein)

Application title

KINETISCH STABILE CHLORIERTE POLYSILANE UND DEREN HERSTELLUNG UND VERWENDUNG

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T219516.20191002

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 320.940K)
T 2732/16 () of 26.9.2019

Online on

12.11.2019

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

26.9.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C08K 5/05
C08K 5/12
C07C 67/08
C07C 69/44
C07C 69/80
C08K 5/11

Application no.

99973824.8

Keywords

Neuheit - Parameter
Neuheit - implizite Offenbarung im Stand der Technik
Neuheit - Beweislast

Application title

GEMISCH VON DIESTERN DER ADIPIN- ODER PHTHALSÄURE MIT ISOMEREN NONANOLEN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T273216.20190926

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 391.032K)
T 2733/16 (Individual-centric/CENTRIFYHEALTH) of 10.10.2019

Online on

12.11.2019

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

10.10.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 19/00

Application no.

07853641.4

Keywords

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

Application title

INDIVIDUAL HEALTH RECORD SYSTEM AND APPARATUS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T273316.20191010

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 307.694K)
T 2031/17 (Selecting Edge Node/HUAWEI) of 21.5.2019

Online on

12.11.2019

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

21.5.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04L 12/24
H04L 29/06
H04W 12/08
H04L 29/12

Application no.

12792378.7

Keywords

Sufficiency of disclosure - (yes)
Amendments - allowable (yes)
Appeal decision - remittal to the department of first instance (yes)

Application title

METHOD, DEVICE, AND EDGE NODE CONTROLLER FOR SELECTING EDGE NODE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T203117.20190521

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 288.562K)
T 2508/18 () of 10.10.2019

Online on

12.11.2019

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

10.10.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B32B 7/00
B32B 17/00
B32B 27/00
C08J 5/00
C09J 7/00
C09J 123/04

Application no.

09761958.9

Keywords

Main request: clarity of parameter and of functional features - (no)
Auxiliary requests 1 to 4: admission - (no)

Application title

A REMOVABLE DOUBLE-SIDED ADHESIVE ANCHOR FOR TEMPORARILY SECURING AN OBJECT IN PLACE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T250818.20191010

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 317.553K)
T 2052/19 () of 4.11.2019

Online on

12.11.2019

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

4.11.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61B 5/00

Application no.

06726754.2

Keywords

Admissibility of appeal - statement of grounds (not filed)

Application title

APPARATUS AND SYSTEM FOR MONITORING

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T205219.20191104

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 228.438K)
T 0305/13 (Class II mannosidase/GLICOFY) of 26.2.2019

Online on

11.11.2019

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

26.2.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12P 21/00

Application no.

04713372.3

Keywords

Main request - meets the requirements of the EPC (yes)

Application title

EXPRESSION OF CLASS II MANNOSIDASE AND CLASS III MANNOSIDASE IN LOWER EUKARYOTIC CELLS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T030513.20190226

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 475.531K)
T 1462/14 (Contactless circuit/WISeKey Semiconductors) of 1.10.2019

Online on

11.11.2019

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

1.10.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06K 19/07

Application no.

09792908.7

Keywords

Amendments - extension beyond the content of the application as filed (yes
Amendments - main request; no
Amendments - auxiliary request)
Deletion of features essentiality test
Skilled person vs lawyer

Application title

CONTACTLESS INTERFACE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T146214.20191001

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 335.109K)
T 0767/16 () of 18.9.2019

Online on

11.11.2019

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

18.9.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61F 2/16

Application no.

09743477.3

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)
Inventive step - partial problems
Late-filed request - admitted (no)

Application title

ASPHERIC TORIC INTRAOCULAR LENS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T076716.20190918

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 409.596K)
T 0821/16 () of 8.10.2019

Online on

11.11.2019

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

8.10.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B01D 53/14
B01D 53/62
B01D 53/78
B01D 53/96
C01B 31/20

Application no.

05720741.7

Keywords

Late-filed allegation of fact - admitted (no)
Main request - admitted (yes), novelty (no)
Auxiliary request - admitted (yes), added matter (no), clarity (yes), novelty (yes), inventive step (yes)

Application title

APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR RECOVERING CO2

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T082116.20191008

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 905.003K)
T 1603/16 () of 24.9.2019

Online on

11.11.2019

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

24.9.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B23Q 1/52
B23Q 16/02

Application no.

10774132.4

Keywords

Zurückverweisung an die erste Instanz
Erfinderische Tätigkeit

Application title

RUNDSCHALTTISCH MIT DIREKTEM ANTRIEB DER TRANSPORTKURVE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T160316.20190924

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 348.908K)
T 1918/16 () of 1.10.2019

Online on

11.11.2019

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

1.10.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

E05D 15/30
E05F 15/622
E05F 15/63

Application no.

04103917.3

Keywords

Änderungen - zulässig (ja)
Ausreichende Offenbarung - (ja)
Neuheit - (ja)

Application title

Scherenanordnung, geeignet zum motorisch betriebenen Einstellen, Ausstellen oder Halten eines Flügels

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T191816.20191001

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 315.439K)
T 1956/16 () of 25.9.2019

Online on

11.11.2019

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

25.9.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08K 5/13

Application no.

10191930.6

Keywords

Novelty - Main request and first auxiliary request (no)
Adaptation of the description - Second auxiliary request (Yes)

Application title

Aerogel, and composition and method for manufacture of the aerogel

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T195616.20190925

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 359.946K)
T 2227/16 (Reference signal patterns/ACER) of 31.10.2019

Online on

11.11.2019

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

31.10.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04L 5/00
H04L 27/26
H04W 72/04

Application no.

11170716.2

Keywords

Novelty - (yes, after amendments)
Remittal to the first instance for further prosecution - (yes)

Application title

Method for reference signal pattern allocation and related communication device

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T222716.20191031

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 309.551K)
T 0169/19 () of 6.11.2019

Online on

11.11.2019

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

6.11.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B65B 43/18
B65B 43/28
B65B 7/20

Application no.

13194530.5

Keywords

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

Application title

Vorrichtung zum Aufrichten eines Faltschachtelzuschnittes

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T016919.20191106

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 270.031K)
T 2345/14 (Performing a process on a workpiece/ROLLS-ROYCE) of 27.9.2019

Online on

08.11.2019

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

27.9.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G05B 19/401
G05B 19/402
B23B 49/00
B23K 26/02

Application no.

08019235.4

Keywords

Admissibility of appeal - appeal sufficiently substantiated (yes)
Inventive step - main request (no)
Inventive step - second and third auxiliary requests (no)
Late-filed first auxiliary request - request clearly allowable (no)

Application title

Performing a process on a workpiece

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T234514.20190927

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 368.062K)
T 0619/15 (Informationssignalspektrum/IZT) of 19.9.2019

Online on

08.11.2019

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

19.9.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

H04B 1/28

Application no.

08802354.4

Keywords

Prüfung des Einspruchs - Aufrechterhaltung des Patents in geändertem Umfang

Application title

VORRICHTUNG UND VERFAHREN ZUM EMPFANGEN EINES INFORMATIONSSIGNALS MIT EINEM INFORMATIONSSIGNALSPEKTRUM

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T061915.20190919

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 397.264K)
T 0967/15 () of 4.11.2019

Online on

08.11.2019

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

4.11.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C09D 7/12
C08K 5/103
C09D 5/02
C09J 11/06
C09K 3/10

Application no.

07748204.0

Keywords

Novelty - (yes)
Right to be heard - substantial procedural violation (yes)
Reimbursement of appeal fee - (yes)

Application title

A WATERBORNE BINDER COMPOSITION AND USE THEREOF

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T096715.20191104

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 357.109K)
T 2371/15 (Progressive delivery of multimedia objects/SLIPSTREAM) of 17.10.2019

Online on

08.11.2019

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

17.10.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04L 29/02
H04L 12/16

Application no.

06790752.7

Keywords

Added subject-matter (no)

Application title

SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR PROGRESSIVE DELIVERY OF MULTIMEDIA OBJECTS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T237115.20191017

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 297.385K)
T 0899/16 () of 3.9.2019

Online on

08.11.2019

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

3.9.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A01N 53/00
A01N 27/00
A01N 35/06
A01N 43/30
A01N 43/90
A01N 49/00
A01N 65/00
A01P 7/04

Application no.

07848379.9

Keywords

Inventive step
Sufficiency of disclosure
Late-filed request - amendments after arrangement of oral proceedings

Application title

INSECTICIDAL COMPOSITION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T089916.20190903

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 371.193K)
T 1862/17 () of 5.11.2019

Online on

08.11.2019

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

5.11.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B65G 21/20

Application no.

14172532.5

Keywords

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

Application title

Transportabschnitt einer Horizontalfördereinrichtung mit mindestens einem verstellbaren Führungselement

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T186217.20191105

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 280.202K)
T 0919/15 () of 8.7.2019

Online on

07.11.2019

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

8.7.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A01N 57/20

Application no.

99942831.1

Keywords

-

Application title

HERBIZIDE MITTEL FÜR TOLERANTE ODER RESISTENTE SOJAKULTUREN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T091915.20190708

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 579.636K)
T 1045/15 (Testing device for magnetic tape cassettes/FUJIFILM RECORDING MEDIA) of 30.9.2019

Online on

07.11.2019

Board

3.5.07

Decision date

30.9.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G11B 15/07
G11B 15/68
G11B 23/04
G11B 23/087

Application no.

08007024.6

Keywords

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

Application title

Testing device for magnetic tape cassettes with a passive RFID chip, comprising a reading device for RFID and for a barcode and an evaluation device

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T104515.20190930

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 320.672K)
T 1082/15 () of 23.9.2019

Online on

07.11.2019

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

23.9.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A22B 5/00
A22B 7/00
A22C 17/00

Application no.

08002022.5

Keywords

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

Application title

Method for processing items such as pieces of meat

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T108215.20190923

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 363.408K)
T 1838/15 () of 25.7.2019

Online on

07.11.2019

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

25.7.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C23C 14/06
C23C 14/00
C23C 30/00
C23C 14/02
C23C 14/58
C23C 14/32

Application no.

10010250.8

Keywords

Patentansprüche - Klarheit (ja)
Neuheit - (ja)
Teilanmeldung - Gegenstand geht über den Inhalt der früheren Anmeldung hinaus (ja)
Beschwerdeentscheidung - Zurückverweisung an die erste Instanz (nein)

Application title

Werkstück mit AlCr-haltiger Hartstoffschicht und Verfahren zur Herstellung

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T183815.20190725

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 287.207K)
T 0818/16 (Time series search engine/SPLUNK) of 10.9.2019

Online on

07.11.2019

Board

3.5.07

Decision date

10.9.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 17/30

Application no.

07853813.9

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)

Application title

Time series search engine

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T081816.20190910

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 374.580K)
T 1044/16 () of 4.11.2019

Online on

07.11.2019

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

4.11.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08G 64/30

Application no.

04772002.4

Keywords

Amendments - allowable (yes)
Inventive step (yes)
Inventive step - solution not suggested by the state of the art (ex post facto analysis)

Application title

PROCESS FOR PRODUCING AROMATIC POLYCARBONATE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T104416.20191104

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 577.706K)
T 1576/16 () of 1.10.2019

Online on

07.11.2019

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

1.10.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F04D 29/42

Application no.

07006905.9

Keywords

Neuheit - implizite Offenbarung
Erfinderische Tätigkeit
Änderungen - unzulässige Erweiterung (nein)
Spät eingereichte Hilfsanträge - Antrag eindeutig gewährbar (nein)

Application title

Gehäuse für Radialgebläse

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T157616.20191001

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 371.164K)
T 1738/16 (Allergen extract/ALK-ABELLÓ) of 16.9.2019

Online on

07.11.2019

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

16.9.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 39/36

Application no.

06005128.1

Keywords

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

Application title

Process for producing an allergen extract

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T173816.20190916

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 244.823K)
T 2139/14 () of 30.9.2019

Online on

06.11.2019

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

30.9.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61M 5/142
G06F 19/00

Application no.

08022100.5

Keywords

Claims - clarity
Claims - main request (no)
Claims - auxiliary request 1 (no)
Claims - auxiliary request 3 (yes)
Amendments - added subject-matter
Amendments - auxiliary request 2 (yes)
Amendments - auxiliary request 3 (no)
Appeal decision - remittal to the department of first instance (yes)

Application title

Portable drug administration device switchable between two different administration modes

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T213914.20190930

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 320.339K)
T 2169/14 () of 5.9.2019

Online on

06.11.2019

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

5.9.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61M 1/16

Application no.

10170545.7

Keywords

Novelty - main request (no); first auxiliary request (yes)
Inventive step - first auxiliary request (yes)
Sufficiency of disclosure - first auxiliary request (yes)

Application title

Wearable artificial kidney with regeneration system

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T216914.20190905

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 424.427K)
T 2196/14 () of 5.9.2019

Online on

06.11.2019

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

5.9.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61M 1/16

Application no.

10170546.5

Keywords

Novelty - main request (no); first auxiliary request (yes)
Inventive step - first auxiliary request (yes)
Sufficiency of disclosure - first auxiliary request (yes)

Application title

Dialysis machine with regeneration system

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T219614.20190905

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 424.466K)
T 0828/15 () of 3.4.2019

Online on

06.11.2019

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

3.4.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B29C70/34

Application no.

06769909.0

Keywords

Amendments - added subject-matter (yes)

Application title

Method of manufacturing curved composite structural elements

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T082815.20190403

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 340.660K)
T 1247/15 () of 7.5.2019

Online on

06.11.2019

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

7.5.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B42D15/00

Application no.

05739640.0

Keywords

Zurückverweisung an die erste Instanz - (ja)

Application title

Wertdokument

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T124715.20190507

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 306.156K)
T 1299/15 () of 23.5.2019

Online on

06.11.2019

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

23.5.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F16L55/165

Application no.

08785286.9

Keywords

Ausreichende Offenbarung (nein)
Ausreichende Offenbarung - Übergang der Beweislast
Ausreichende Offenbarung - Plausibilität

Application title

Verfahren und Vorrichtung zum Sanieren von Rohrleitungen

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T129915.20190523

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 256.869K)
T 1785/16 () of 8.8.2019

Online on

06.11.2019

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

8.8.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B65H29/60
B65H29/62
A61F13/15

Application no.

08719714.1

Keywords

Withdrawal of the approval of the text of the patent as granted

Application title

Method for selective folding or redirecting of cut web products

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T178516.20190808

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 239.576K)
T 0378/17 () of 8.8.2019

Online on

06.11.2019

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

8.8.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A23G1/18
A23G1/00

Application no.

10075150.2

Keywords

Main request and auxiliary request 7 - admission into the appeal proceedings (no)
Auxiliary requests 1 to 6 - added matter (yes)

Application title

Apparatus for continuous tempering of chocolate mass

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T037817.20190808

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 417.421K)
T 0381/17 () of 9.8.2019

Online on

06.11.2019

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

9.8.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A23G1/18
A23G1/00

Application no.

10075151.0

Keywords

Added matter: auxiliary request 1 - no
Sufficiency of disclosure: auxiliary request 1
Sufficiency of disclosure - yes
Novelty: auxiliary request 1
Novelty - yes
Inventive step: auxiliary request 1
Inventive step - yes

Application title

Method and apparatus for continuous tempering of chocolate mass

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T038117.20190809

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 391.495K)
T 0586/13 (Kernschmelze-Rückhalteeinrichtung / AREVA) of 11.9.2019

Online on

05.11.2019

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

11.9.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G21C9/016

Application no.

06754548.3

Keywords

Zulässigkeit des Einspruchs - Substantiierung des Einspruchs (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hauptantrag (ja)

Application title

WANNENARTIGE KERNSCHMELZE-RÜCKHALTEEINRICHTUNG

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T058613.20190911

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 376.157K)
T 0474/14 (Event distribution in messaging systems/ERICSSON) of 29.10.2019

Online on

05.11.2019

Board

3.5.06

Decision date

29.10.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F9/50

Application no.

08867678.8

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)
Form of decision - decision sufficiently reasoned (yes)

Application title

METHODS AND APPARATUS FOR EVENT DISTRIBUTION IN MESSAGING SYSTEMS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T047414.20191029

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 345.153K)
T 1191/14 () of 19.9.2019

Online on

05.11.2019

Board

3.5.04

Decision date

19.9.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04N7/06

Application no.

02719480.2

Keywords

Claims - clarity
Claims - all requests (no)

Application title

PERSONAL VIDEO RECORDER SYSTEMS AND METHODS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T119114.20190919

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 346.369K)
T 0815/15 () of 21.10.2019

Online on

05.11.2019

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

21.10.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01D5/34
G11B27/10
G06F17/30
G11B27/00

Application no.

03781849.9

Keywords

Amendments - allowable (no)
Late-filed auxiliary request - admitted (no)

Application title

SYSTEM FOR SYNCHRONIZING VINYL RECORD ALBUM WITH EXTERNAL SOURCE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T081515.20191021

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 348.067K)
T 0838/16 () of 11.10.2019

Online on

05.11.2019

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

11.10.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F25B 13/00
F25B 40/00

Application no.

09011733.4

Keywords

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

Application title

Refrigeration/air conditioning equipment

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T083816.20191011

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 302.231K)
T 1199/16 (Inter-cell feedback III/QUALCOMM) of 27.8.2019

Online on

05.11.2019

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

27.8.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04L 25/02
H04L 25/03
H04B 7/06
H04B 7/26
H04L 1/06
H04L 1/00
H04W 88/04

Application no.

13167292.5

Keywords

Clarity - main request (no)
Inventive step - auxiliary requests 1, 2, 2a (no): reformulation of objective problem necessary
Inventive step - auxiliary request 3 (yes)

Application title

Spatial interference mitigation schemes for wireless communication

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T119916.20190827

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 373.597K)
T 1440/16 (Inter-cell feedback II/QUALCOMM) of 23.8.2019

Online on

05.11.2019

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

23.8.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04L 25/02
H04L 25/03
H04B 7/06
H04B 7/26
H04L 1/06
H04L 1/00
H04W 88/04

Application no.

13167293.3

Keywords

Clarity - main request (no)
Added subject-matter - auxiliary request 1a (yes)
Inventive step - auxiliary request 1 (no): re-formulation of objective problem necessary
Inventive step - auxiliary request 1b (yes)

Application title

Spatial interference mitigation schemes for wireless communication

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T144016.20190823

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 400.389K)
T 1441/16 (Inter-cell feedback I/QUALCOMM) of 23.8.2019

Online on

05.11.2019

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

23.8.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04L 25/02
H04L 25/03
H04B 7/06
H04B 7/26
H04L 1/06
H04L 1/00
H04W 88/04
H04L 5/00

Application no.

09747718.6

Keywords

Clarity - main request (no)
Added subject-matter - auxiliary request 1a (yes)
Inventive step - auxiliary request 1 (no): re-formulation of objective problem necessary
Inventive step - auxiliary request 1b (yes)

Application title

Spatial interference mitigation schemes for wireless communication

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T144116.20190823

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 388.814K)
T 0245/17 () of 9.10.2019

Online on

05.11.2019

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

9.10.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B60K 15/04

Application no.

09732839.7

Keywords

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

Application title

ANTI SIPHON TANK INLET

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T024517.20191009

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 299.996K)
T 0587/17 () of 4.9.2019

Online on

05.11.2019

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

4.9.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C08F220/06
A61L15/60
C08F6/00
C08J3/24
C08K5/42
C08K5/53

Application no.

11707684.4

Keywords

Synergismus nicht für gesamte beanspruchte Breite glaubhaft - naheliegende Ausführungsformen vom beanspruchten Gegenstand eingeschlossen

Application title

VERFAHREN ZUR HERSTELLUNG WASSERABSORBIERENDER POLYMERPARTIKEL MIT VERBESSERTER FARBSTABILITÄT

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T058717.20190904

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 370.496K)
T 1259/12 (Version control/ORACLE) of 21.10.2019

Online on

04.11.2019

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

21.10.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 17/60
G06F 17/30

Application no.

03722758.4

Keywords

Inventive step - actively presenting the user with a choice (no
Inventive step - obvious)
Inventive step - removing "group awareness" (no
Inventive step - obvious)
Appeal proceedings - new document cited by the Board
Remittal to the department of first instance (no)
Referral to the Enlarged Board of Appeal (no)

Application title

PROJECT MANAGEMENT SYSTEM

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T125912.20191021

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 612.458K)
T 0131/15 () of 10.10.2019

Online on

04.11.2019

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

10.10.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G07D 7/12

Application no.

02258600.2

Keywords

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

Application title

Apparatus for sensing optical characteristics of a banknote

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T013115.20191010

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 443.479K)
T 1757/15 () of 15.10.2019

Online on

04.11.2019

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

15.10.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F01N 3/28
F01N 3/021
F01N 13/14

Application no.

10157320.2

Keywords

Claims - clarity
Claims - main request (no)
Late-filed auxiliary requests - request clearly allowable (no)

Application title

Method of winding holding sealing material and method of manufacturing exhaust gas purifying apparatus

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T175715.20191015

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 346.910K)
T 0406/16 (Composition de teinture d'oxydation / L'Oreal) of 4.7.2019

Online on

04.11.2019

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

4.7.2019

Proc. language

FR

IPC

A61K 8/34
A61K 8/87
A61K 8/46
A61K 8/86
A61Q 5/10

Application no.

06015350.9

Keywords

Activité inventive - requête principale (non)
Activité inventive - requête subsidiaire (oui)

Application title

Composition de teinture d'oxydation pour fibres kératiniques

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T040616.20190704

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 439.385K)
T 1759/16 () of 28.10.2019

Online on

04.11.2019

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

28.10.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G02B 21/36
G01N 21/00
G01B 9/04
G01B 11/00

Application no.

08867252.2

Keywords

Novelty and inventive step (yes)

Application title

SYSTEM, DEVICE, AND METHOD FOR LASER CAPTURE MICRODISSECTION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T175916.20191028

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 333.869K)
T 2367/16 (Alkali metal alloy - silica gel composition / LEFENFELD) of 31.7.2019

Online on

04.11.2019

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

31.7.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B01J 23/04
B01J 37/02
B01J 35/02
B01J 37/08
B01J 20/04
B01J 20/10
B01J 20/32
C01B 3/00
C07C 2/86
C07D 333/76

Application no.

12175978.1

Keywords

Admissibility (New Main Request, New First Auxiliary Request, Second Auxiliary Request) : no - late filed and not prima facie allowable
Admissibility (Amended Second Auxiliary Request) : yes
Clarity (Amended Second Auxiliary Request) : yes
Added matter (Amended Second Auxiliary Request) : no
Remittal: yes

Application title

Silica gel compositions containing alkali metals and alkali metal alloys

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T236716.20190731

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 333.239K)
T 2569/16 () of 2.9.2019

Online on

04.11.2019

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

2.9.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

E05F 15/12

Application no.

07107270.6

Keywords

Re-establishment of rights - (no)
Inspection of files - Exclusion of documents from file inspection (yes)

Application title

Drive device for operating a vehicle door

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T256916.20190902

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 294.120K)
T 0636/17 () of 29.5.2019

Online on

04.11.2019

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

29.5.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B66C 13/12
B60L 5/38
B60M 1/30
B66C 19/00
B60L 5/08

Application no.

12709860.6

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (nein)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hauptantrag, Hilfsantrag X, Xa,VI
Änderungen - zulässig (nein)
Änderungen - Hilfsantrag IV
Verspätetes Vorbringen - korrekte Ermessensausübung (ja)
Verspätetes Vorbringen - Hilfsantrag IVa

Application title

STROMABNEHMERSYSTEM, KRANANLAGE UND VERFAHREN ZUM ZUSTELLEN EINES STROMABNEHMERWAGENS ZU EINER STROMSCHIENE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T063617.20190529

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 310.124K)
T 0879/17 () of 25.7.2019

Online on

04.11.2019

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

25.7.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B60R 13/08

Application no.

08802953.3

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (nein)

Application title

SCHALLISOLIERUNG, INSBESONDERE FÜR DEN KRAFTFAHRZEUGINNENRAUM

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T087917.20190725

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 316.301K)
T 2729/17 (Feeding back channel states/ZTE) of 29.10.2019

Online on

04.11.2019

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

29.10.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04L 1/06
H04L 1/00
H04L 5/00
H04L 25/03

Application no.

11797482.4

Keywords

Added subject-matter - (yes)
Right to be heard - intention not to attend the scheduled oral proceedings: cancellation of oral proceedings

Application title

Method and terminal for feeding back channel state information

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T272917.20191029

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 346.015K)

October 2019

T 2164/13 (Protected distribution/QUALCOMM) of 26.9.2019

Online on

30.10.2019

Board

3.5.06

Decision date

26.9.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 21/00

Application no.

07757500.9

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)

Application title

METHODS AND APPARATUS FOR PROTECTED DISTRIBUTION OF APPLICATIONS AND MEDIA CONTENT

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T216413.20190926

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 340.931K)
T 0385/14 (In vitro differentiated cardiomyocytes/AXIOGENESIS) of 11.9.2019

Online on

30.10.2019

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

11.9.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12N 5/0735

Application no.

05740642.3

Keywords

Decision under appeal set aside
Remittal of the case to the opposition division for further prosecution

Application title

ASSAY FOR DRUG DISCOVERY BASED ON IN VITRO DIFFERENTIATED CELLS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T038514.20190911

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 365.400K)
T 0570/14 () of 23.7.2019

Online on

30.10.2019

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

23.7.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61B 17/064
A61B 17/068
A61B 17/04
A61B 17/11

Application no.

07113565.1

Keywords

Opposition admissible (yes)
Extent of the opposition limited (yes)
Admissibility of requests 2a, 2b (yes)
Extension beyond the application as filed or the earlier application as filed - auxiliary requests 1, 2, 2a, 2b - (yes)
Extension beyond the application as filed or the earlier application as filed - auxiliary request 2c - (no)
Clarity - auxiliary request 2c - (yes)
Inventive step - auxiliary request 2c
Inventive step - (yes)
Power to examine non-opposed claims (no)

Application title

Endoscopic fundoplication devices for treatment of gastroesophageal reflux disease

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T057014.20190723

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 1.027M)
T 1306/14 () of 6.8.2019

Online on

30.10.2019

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

6.8.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61M 5/315

Application no.

06707250.4

Keywords

Amendments - added subject-matter
Amendments - main request (yes), sixth auxiliary request (no)
Grounds for opposition - insufficiency of disclosure
Grounds for opposition - sixth auxiliary request (no)
Claims - clarity
Claims - sixth auxiliary request (yes)
Novelty - sixth auxiliary request (yes)
Inventive step - sixth auxiliary request (yes)
Late-filed document - admitted (yes)
Late-filed request - submitted during oral proceedings - admitted (yes)
Minutes of oral proceedings - essentials of oral proceedings

Application title

DOSE SETTING MECHANISM FOR AN INJECTION DEVICE CAPABLE OF PRESETTING A MAXIMUM DOSE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T130614.20190806

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 763.469K)
T 0048/15 () of 23.10.2019

Online on

30.10.2019

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

23.10.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A01N 25/30
A01N 25/24
B01F 17/00
C11D 1/65
C11D 1/655

Application no.

06754770.3

Keywords

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

Application title

AGROCHEMICAL COMPOSITIONS CONTAINING NAPHTHALENE SULFONATE DERIVATIVES AND NITROGEN-CONTAINING SURFACTANTS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T004815.20191023

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 241.486K)
T 1328/15 () of 25.10.2019

Online on

30.10.2019

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

25.10.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B65D 43/02
B65D 77/20

Application no.

08021268.1

Keywords

Entscheidung im schriftlichen Verfahren nach Rücknahme des (Hilfs-) Antrages auf mündliche Verhandlung durch die unterliegende Partei
Einspruchsgründe - Gegenstand geht über den Inhalt der früheren Anmeldung hinaus (ja)
Änderungen - unzulässige Erweiterung (ja)

Application title

Behälter

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T132815.20191025

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 288.263K)
T 1494/18 () of 22.10.2019

Online on

30.10.2019

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

22.10.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A45C5/03

Application no.

15189148.8

Keywords

Neuheit - (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)

Application title

SCHALENKOFFER, INSBESONDERE HARTSCHALENKOFFER

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T149418.20191022

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 249.130K)
T 2575/19 () of 18.10.2019

Online on

30.10.2019

Board

3.5.06

Decision date

18.10.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 9/445
G07F 7/10

Application no.

12005325.1

Keywords

-

Application title

Communication device, information processing device, program, and reader/writer providing system

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T257519.20191018

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 276.893K)
D 0005/18 () of 11.7.2019

Online on

29.10.2019

Board

DBA

Decision date

11.7.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

-

Application no.

-

Keywords

-

Application title

-

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:D000518.20190711

Distribution

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 71.920K)
T 1450/14 (Mesylatsalz / BOEHRINGER) of 24.7.2019

Online on

29.10.2019

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

24.7.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C07D 401/12

Application no.

07115663.2

Keywords

Zulassung spät eingereichter Tatsachen und Beweismittel in das Verfahren (teilweise verneint)
Hauptantrag - erste Priorität (anerkannt)
Hauptantrag - erfinderische Tätigkeit (nein)
Zulassung eines spät eingereichten Hilfsantrags in das Verfahren (verneint)

Application title

3-[(2-{[4-(Hexyloxycarbonylamino-imino-methyl)-phenylamino]methyl}-1-methyl-1H-benzimidazol-5-carbonyl)-pyridin-2-yl-amino]-propionsäure-ethylester Methansulfonat

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T145014.20190724

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 506.734K)
T 0087/15 () of 20.5.2019

Online on

29.10.2019

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

20.5.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A01N 43/80
A01N 25/22
A01P 1/00

Application no.

07252147.9

Keywords

Late-filed facts - admitted (no)
Late-filed facts - admitted (yes)
Inventive step - main request (yes)

Application title

Microbicidal composition

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T008715.20190520

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 401.075K)
T 0432/15 (Lipid acyltransferase dough baked product/DUPONT NUTRITION … of 18.10.2019

Online on

29.10.2019

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

18.10.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12N 15/54
C12N 15/55
C12N 9/10
C12N 9/18
A23L 1/03
A23L 1/035
A21D 8/04

Application no.

06014353.4

Keywords

Main request, auxiliary requests 2 to 5 - admission (no);
Auxiliary request 1 - added subject-matter (yes);

Application title

Method for the in situ production of an emulsifier in a foodstuff

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T043215.20191018

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 353.662K)
T 0442/15 (Lipid acyltransferase egg-based dairy product/DUPONT NUTRITION … of 21.10.2019

Online on

29.10.2019

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

21.10.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12N 15/54
C12N 15/55
C12N 9/10
C12N 9/18
A23L 1/03
A23L 1/035

Application no.

06014355.9

Keywords

Main request and auxiliary request 1 - added subject-matter (yes);
Auxiliary requests 2 to 7 - admission (no);

Application title

Method for the in situ production of an emulsifier in a foodstuff

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T044215.20191021

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 370.040K)
T 1747/15 () of 26.9.2019

Online on

29.10.2019

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

26.9.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F01D 5/14
F01D 9/02
F01D 9/04

Application no.

09169493.5

Keywords

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

Application title

Gas Turbine

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T174715.20190926

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 343.489K)
T 0116/16 () of 24.9.2019

Online on

29.10.2019

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

24.9.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F01N 3/08
F01N 3/20
B01D 53/94

Application no.

07848741.0

Keywords

Amendments - main request
Amendments - added subject-matter (yes)
Amendments - auxiliary request 1
Amendments - added subject-matter (yes)
Amendments - auxiliary request 2
Amendments - added subject-matter (yes)
Remittal to the department of first instance - (no)
Late-filed request - auxiliary request 2
Late-filed request - admitted (yes)
Claims - clarity
Claims - auxiliary request 2 (no)

Application title

APPARATUS COMPRISING LEAN BURN IC ENGINE AND AN EXHAUST SYSTEM THEREFOR

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T011616.20190924

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 366.814K)
T 0461/16 () of 23.10.2019

Online on

29.10.2019

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

23.10.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

E06B 1/52

Application no.

09000310.4

Keywords

-

Application title

Tor

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T046116.20191023

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 267.359K)
T 2339/16 () of 5.6.2019

Online on

29.10.2019

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

5.6.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F21K 99/00
G02B 17/00

Application no.

06706019.4

Keywords

Neuheit - (ja)
Einspruchsgründe - verspätet eingereichter Einspruchsgrund
Einspruchsgründe - (nicht zugelassen)

Application title

LICHT EMITTIERENDES MODUL MIT LED UND PASSSTIFTEN FÜR DIE MONTAGE EINES OPTISCHEN ELEMENTS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T233916.20190605

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 284.329K)
T 1906/17 () of 25.9.2019

Online on

29.10.2019

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

25.9.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B05B 1/04
B05B 1/34
B05B 1/32
E03C 1/04

Application no.

05815941.9

Keywords

Neuheit - Hauptantrag (nein)
Spät eingereichte Hilfsanträge - Rechtfertigung für späte Vorlage (nein)
Spät eingereichter Antrag - Verlegung der mündlichen Verhandlung wäre erforderlich gewesen (ja)
Beweisaufnahme - Begutachtung durch Sachverständigen nicht substantiiert und nicht erforderlich

Application title

STRAHLAUSTRITTSELEMENT FÜR SANITÄRARMATUREN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T190617.20190925

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 365.312K)
T 2413/17 () of 7.10.2019

Online on

29.10.2019

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

7.10.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B66C 1/36
B66C 1/22

Application no.

09704422.6

Keywords

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

Application title

HOOK

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T241317.20191007

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 261.105K)
T 0852/13 (Formulation stabilisée contenant du dimère de paracétamol/NGUYEN-XUAN … of 2.4.2019

Online on

28.10.2019

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

2.4.2019

Proc. language

FR

IPC

A61K 31/167
A61K 9/08

Application no.

04711333.7

Keywords

Requête principale et première requête subsidiaire: produites tardivement - justification du retard (non)- clairement admissible (non)
Deuxième, troisième et sixième requêtes subsidiaires: Modifications étendant la protection conférée du brevet (oui)
Quatrième et cinquième requêtes subsidiaires: Modifications - extension au-delà du contenu de la demande telle que déposée (oui)

Application title

FORMULATION LIQUIDE INJECTABLE DE PARACETAMOL

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T085213.20190402

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 442.211K)
T 2272/13 (Portable device inventory tracking/SAP SE) of 25.10.2019

Online on

28.10.2019

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

25.10.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06Q10/00

Application no.

12157737.3

Keywords

Inventive step - mixture of technical and non-technical features
Inventive step - technical features not properly assessed (yes)
Appeal decision - remittal to the department of first instance (yes)

Application title

Portable device inventory tracking

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T227213.20191025

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 324.389K)
T 1503/14 (Oral zu applizierende Darreichungsform / BOEHRINGER) of 25.7.2019

Online on

28.10.2019

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

25.7.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A61K 9/16
A61K 9/50
A61K 31/4439
A61P 7/02

Application no.

03743368.7

Keywords

Hauptantrag - erfinderische Tätigkeit (ja)

Application title

ORAL ZU APPLIZIERENDE DARREICHUNGSFORM FÜR 3- [(2-{[4-(HEXYLOXYCARBONYLAMINO-IMINO-METHYL)-PHENYLAMINO]-METHYL}-1-METHYL-1H-BENZIMIDAZOL-5-CARBONYL)-PYRIDIN-2-YL-AMINO] -PROPIONSÄURE-ETHYLESTER ODER DESSEN SALZE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T150314.20190725

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 377.205K)
T 1801/14 () of 9.10.2019

Online on

28.10.2019

Board

3.5.04

Decision date

9.10.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

H04N 7/26
H04N 7/30
H04N 7/36
H04N 7/24

Application no.

03813911.9

Keywords

Patentansprüche - Klarheit
Patentansprüche - Hauptantrag (nein)
Änderungen - Hilfsantrag 1 und 2
Änderungen - unzulässige Erweiterung (ja)

Application title

Verfahren zur Datenreduktion

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T180114.20191009

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 307.249K)
T 0521/15 () of 1.10.2019

Online on

28.10.2019

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

1.10.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01F 1/84
G01F 25/00

Application no.

03736759.6

Keywords

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

Application title

PROCESS CONNECTION ADAPTER FOR A METER CALIBRATION SYSTEM

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T052115.20191001

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 279.338K)
T 1048/16 (Traitement capillaire / L'ORÉAL) of 19.9.2019

Online on

28.10.2019

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

19.9.2019

Proc. language

FR

IPC

A61Q 5/04
A61K 8/37
A61K 8/87
A61K 8/895
A61K 8/92

Application no.

06300077.2

Keywords

Activité inventive - (oui)

Application title

Procédé de traitement capillaire et utilisation dudit procédé

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T104816.20190919

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 292.255K)
T 2100/12 (Minicircle vector/MAYRHOFER) of 7.11.2018

Online on

25.10.2019

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

7.11.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12N15/63

Application no.

04730974.5

Keywords

Admission of new evidence (no)
Main request - fulfils requirements of the EPC (yes)

Application title

MINICIRCLE VECTOR PRODUCTION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T210012.20181107

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 550.967K)
T 1745/13 (Heterogeneous processor pool/CITRIX) of 1.10.2019

Online on

25.10.2019

Board

3.5.06

Decision date

1.10.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F9/455

Application no.

09775012.9

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)

Application title

SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR FACILITATING VIRTUALIZATION OF A HETEROGENEOUS PROCESSOR POOL

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T174513.20191001

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 293.722K)
T 0259/14 () of 18.10.2018

Online on

25.10.2019

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

18.10.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 31/4704
A61K 31/46
A61K 31/137
A61K 31/439
A61P 11/06

Application no.

04741123.6

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)

Application title

MEDICAMENTS FOR INHALATION COMPRISING AN ANTICHOLINERGIC AND A BETAMIMETIC

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T025914.20181018

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 390.077K)
T 0288/15 () of 30.7.2019

Online on

25.10.2019

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

30.7.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A61B19/00
A61L2/18

Application no.

09002027.2

Keywords

Neuheit - Hauptantrag (nein)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hilfsanträge 1 bis 6 (nein)

Application title

Verfahren zur Aufbereitung medizinischer und/oder chirurgischer Instrumente und Apparate

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T028815.20190730

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 467.161K)
T 0959/15 () of 10.9.2019

Online on

25.10.2019

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

10.9.2019

Proc. language

FR

IPC

A47L13/40
D04H1/435
D04H1/498
D04H1/4291
D04H1/4374
D04H5/03
D04H1/492
B32B5/26
D04H5/02
A47L13/16

Application no.

06020789.1

Keywords

Modifications - extension au-delà du contenu de la demande telle que déposée (oui)
Activité inventive - requête subsidiaire 3 (non)
Requêtes subsidiaires produites tardivement - requête subsidiaire 3bis
Requêtes subsidiaires produites tardivement - recevable (non)

Application title

Non-tissé comprenant une nappe en filaments continus, son procédé de fabrication et son application en tant que chiffon d'essuyage

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T095915.20190910

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 484.508K)
T 0973/15 (Summarising photos/CYBERLINK) of 24.7.2019

Online on

25.10.2019

Board

3.5.07

Decision date

24.7.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F17/30

Application no.

09177618.7

Keywords

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

Application title

Systems and methods for summarizing photos based on photo information and user preference

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T097315.20190724

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 289.733K)
T 0185/17 () of 18.9.2019

Online on

25.10.2019

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

18.9.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A47J 31/42

Application no.

12193324.6

Keywords

Novelty - (yes)
Appeal decision - remittal to the examining division (yes)

Application title

System, package, apparatus and method for dosing coffee beans

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T018517.20190918

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 262.588K)
T 0831/17 (Haar oder München als Ort der mündlichen Verhandlung) of 21.10.2019

Online on

25.10.2019

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

21.10.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

H04L29/06
H04L29/08
H04W28/06
H04W80/00
H04W80/02
H04W80/04
H04W88/18

Application no.

10182497.7

Keywords

Einwendungen Dritter - Rechtsstellung des Dritten
Zulässigkeit der Beschwerde - (nein)
Kostenverteilung - (nein)

Application title

Verfahren zum Betreiben eines Mobilfunknetzes

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T083117.20191021

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 251.208K)
T 0015/18 (Coding coefficients generation/CODE ON NETWORK CODING Coduing) of 22.10.2019

Online on

25.10.2019

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

22.10.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04L1/00

Application no.

13819210.9

Keywords

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

Application title

DETERMINISTIC DISTRIBUTED NETWORK CODING

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T001518.20191022

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 281.047K)
T 0590/18 (Gultigkeit des Formblattes EPA Form 1010 Beschwerde eingereight - … of 9.8.2019

Online on

25.10.2019

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

9.8.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

E05F 15/632
E05F 15/70

Application no.

07107049.4

Keywords

Beschwerde gilt als nicht eingelegt bei Nichtzahlung der Beschwerdegebühr

Application title

Schiebeturanlage

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T059018.20190809

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 277.438K)
T 1185/15 () of 4.7.2019

Online on

24.10.2019

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

4.7.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A23G1/00
A23G1/21

Application no.

03751140.9

Keywords

Opposition division's decision not to admit document overruled (yes)
Added matter: main request (no)
Novelty: main request (yes)
Inventive step: main request (yes)

Application title

DEVICE AND METHOD FOR CONTROLLING THE CONDENSATE AND/OR FROST FORMATION IN CHOCOLATE SHELL MOULDING

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T118515.20190704

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 493.863K)
T 2774/17 () of 20.9.2019

Online on

24.10.2019

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

20.9.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B62D25/06

Application no.

10728130.5

Keywords

Klarheit (ja)
Zurückverweisung an die erste Instanz

Application title

BAUKASTENSYSTEM UND VERFAHREN ZUM HERSTELLEN EINES DACHMODULS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T277417.20190920

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 255.510K)
R 0001/18 () of 30.9.2019

Online on

23.10.2019

Board

EBA

Decision date

30.9.2019

Proc. language

FR

IPC

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

Application no.

10181612.2

Keywords

Paiement de la taxe hors délai
Requête en restitutio in integrum - réputée non formée
Requête en révision - réputée non formée

Application title

Procédé et système de transport collectif

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:R000118.20190930

Distribution

B

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 341.401K)
T 1201/10 (Personalised interactive automated marketing/JEAN-LUC ROCHET) of 20.5.2019

Online on

23.10.2019

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

20.5.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F17/60

Application no.

02747302.4

Keywords

Inventive step - use of code to identify a product (no
Inventive step - not technical)
Correction of error - immediately evident that nothing else could have been intended (no)

Application title

SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR PERSONALISED INTERACTIVE AUTOMATED ELECTRONIC MARKETING

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T120110.20190520

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 371.287K)
T 1372/11 (Issuing machine and issuing system/SATO) of 24.10.2018

Online on

23.10.2019

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

24.10.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06Q30/00

Application no.

06011945.0

Keywords

Inventive step - server-side authentication of hardcopy certificates based on combination of random pattern and cryptographic checksum (yes
Inventive step - non-obvious combination)

Application title

Issuing machine and issuing system

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T137211.20181024

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 338.866K)
T 1082/13 (Computer implemented system offering replacement services for … of 31.1.2019

Online on

23.10.2019

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

31.1.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06Q 40/00

Application no.

06118708.4

Keywords

Inventive step - forwarding a UDDI request for a tax calculation to another service after a timeout (no
Inventive step - part of business requirement)
Inventive step - automatically choosing a replacement system (no
Inventive step - common general knowledge)

Application title

A computer system and computer implemented method for applying tax legislation

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T108213.20190131

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 354.787K)
T 1239/15 () of 8.10.2019

Online on

23.10.2019

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

8.10.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01G19/00

Application no.

08020623.8

Keywords

Inventive step - after amendment (yes)

Application title

Parallel path weight measurement system for sheet handling devices

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T123915.20191008

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 336.898K)
T 2381/16 () of 14.10.2019

Online on

23.10.2019

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

14.10.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08L23/10
C08J5/18
B32B27/32

Application no.

04741240.8

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)
Auxiliary requests - admitted (no) - no case presented for these

Application title

POLYOLEFIN ARTICLES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T238116.20191014

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 352.074K)
T 1647/17 (Pipettiervorrichtung/Eppendorf) of 20.9.2019

Online on

23.10.2019

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

20.9.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B01L3/02

Application no.

12001439.4

Keywords

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

Application title

Pipettiervorrichtung und Verfahren zu ihrer Herstellung

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T164717.20190920

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 328.248K)
T 1797/15 () of 11.7.2019

Online on

22.10.2019

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

11.7.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B21B 37/66

Application no.

07703793.5

Keywords

Ausreichende Offenbarung - (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - nicht naheliegende Lösung
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - rückschauende Betrachtungsweise

Application title

VERFAHREN ZUR UNTERDRÜCKUNG DES EINFLUSSES VON WALZENEXZENTRIZITÄTEN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T179715.20190711

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 327.198K)
T 0600/16 () of 3.9.2019

Online on

22.10.2019

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

3.9.2019

Proc. language

FR

IPC

E04G 21/02

Application no.

04290846.7

Keywords

Priorité - base dans le document de priorité (non)
Nouveauté - (non)
Modifications - extension de la revendication (oui)

Application title

Plate-forme de lavage pour benne à béton

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T060016.20190903

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 481.249K)
T 1201/16 () of 17.10.2019

Online on

22.10.2019

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

17.10.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B05C5/02

Application no.

10191188.1

Keywords

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

Application title

Liquid dispenser having individualized process air control

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T120116.20191017

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 351.102K)
T 0697/17 (SQL extensions/MICROSOFT TECHNOLOGY LICENSING) of 17.10.2019

Online on

22.10.2019

Board

3.5.07

Decision date

17.10.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 17/30

Application no.

04779537.2

Keywords

Patentable invention - computer implemented invention
Patentable invention - technical character of the invention
Patentable invention - (yes)
Inventive step - mixture of technical and non-technical features
Inventive step - problem and solution approach
Remittal to the department of first instance

Application title

SQL language extensions for modifying collection-valued and scalar valued columns in a single statement

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T069717.20191017

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 484.076K)
T 0158/15 () of 16.10.2019

Online on

21.10.2019

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

16.10.2019

Proc. language

FR

IPC

H05B 3/06
H05B 3/50
B60H 1/22

Application no.

06125375.3

Keywords

Modifications - généralisation intermédiaire

Application title

Optimisation d'un dispositif de chauffage

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T015815.20191016

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 384.281K)
T 1386/15 () of 12.9.2019

Online on

21.10.2019

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

12.9.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G07F 17/32

Application no.

12704914.6

Keywords

Inventive step - main and auxiliary requests
Inventive step - (no)
Late-filed requests
Late-filed request - submitted during oral proceedings
Late-filed request - admitted (no)

Application title

GAMING SYSTEM AND METHOD OF USE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T138615.20190912

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 398.374K)
T 2344/15 () of 12.9.2019

Online on

21.10.2019

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

12.9.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

D05C 15/18
D05C 15/34

Application no.

03813805.3

Keywords

Novelty - main request (no)
Late-filed requests
Late-filed request - auxiliary requests could have been filed in first instance proceedings (yes)
Admission of auxiliary requests filed with statement of grounds of appeal (no)

Application title

YARN FEED SYSTEM FOR TUFTING MACHINES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T234415.20190912

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 471.799K)
T 0638/16 (Dextrose equivalent/BASF) of 11.7.2019

Online on

21.10.2019

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

11.7.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

D21H 19/44

Application no.

08745036.7

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)
Inventive step - effect not made credible within the whole scope of claim
Inventive step - closest prior art

Application title

PAPER COATING OR BINDING FORMULATIONS AND METHODS OF MAKING AND USING SAME

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T063816.20190711

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 361.372K)
T 0910/16 (UNITIZED DOSE COMPOSITION / Procter & Gamble) of 17.7.2019

Online on

21.10.2019

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

17.7.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C11D 17/00
C11D 17/04
C11D 1/74
C11D 3/00
C11D 3/12
C11D 3/20
C11D 3/22
C11D 3/37
C11D 3/382
C11D 3/40
C11D 3/42

Application no.

07753553.2

Keywords

Inventive step - non-obvious alternative

Application title

LIQUID TREATMENT UNITIZED DOSE COMPOSITION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T091016.20190717

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 288.551K)
T 1030/16 (Système d'interface d'accès/ENABLON) of 4.9.2019

Online on

21.10.2019

Board

3.5.07

Decision date

4.9.2019

Proc. language

FR

IPC

G06F 17/30

Application no.

01965330.2

Keywords

Revendications - clarté
Revendications - requête principale (oui)
Activité inventive - toutes les requêtes (non)

Application title

Système d'interface d'accès aux données d'une base de données

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T103016.20190904

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 343.789K)
T 2080/16 (Pharmaceutical compositions for inhalation/Vectura Limited) of 10.9.2019

Online on

21.10.2019

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

10.9.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 9/00
A61K 47/28

Application no.

07123922.2

Keywords

Opponent's appeal admissible - Yes
Main request - Sufficiency of disclsoure (Yes)
Main request - Novelty (Yes)
Main request - Inventive step (Yes)

Application title

Pharmaceutical compositions for inhalation

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T208016.20190910

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 559.006K)
T 1990/19 () of 16.10.2019

Online on

21.10.2019

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

16.10.2019

Proc. language

FR

IPC

G07F 7/10
G06F 9/445

Application no.

06794012.2

Keywords

"Mémoire exposant les motifs du recours non déposé - recours irrecevable"

Application title

PERSONNALISATION DE CARTE A PUCE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T199019.20191016

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 221.023K)
T 1453/14 () of 17.7.2019

Online on

18.10.2019

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

17.7.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61M 1/14

Application no.

03749989.4

Keywords

Novelty - main request (no)
Admissibility of auxiliary request 1 (yes)
Amendments according to Rule 80
Amendments - auxiliary request 1 (yes)
Added subject-matter - auxiliary request 1 (no)
Sufficiency of disclosure - auxiliary request 1 (yes)
Inventive step - auxiliary request 1 (yes)
Request to record a statement in the minutes of oral proceedings (refused)

Application title

Blood purifying device

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T145314.20190717

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 410.361K)
T 1234/15 () of 18.9.2019

Online on

18.10.2019

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

18.9.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F03D 1/00
F03D 11/04
E02D 27/42

Application no.

05716518.5

Keywords

Änderungen - Zwischenverallgemeinerung
Änderungen - zulässig (ja)
Neuheit - (ja)
Neuheit - frühere europäische Anmeldung
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)

Application title

VERFAHREN ZUM ERRICHTEN EINES TURMES SOWIE WINDENERGIEANLAGE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T123415.20190918

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 376.221K)
T 1886/15 () of 8.8.2019

Online on

18.10.2019

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

8.8.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B21C 47/30
B21C 47/32

Application no.

05702268.3

Keywords

Public prior use
Late-filed request

Application title

DEVICE AND METHOD FOR FORMING COILS OF ROLLED OR DRAWN LONG PRODUCTS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T188615.20190808

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 353.616K)
T 2106/15 (Polymer conjugate/DAKO) of 5.6.2019

Online on

18.10.2019

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

5.6.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01N 33/543

Application no.

04817923.8

Keywords

Novelty - main request, auxiliary requests 1 and 2 (no)
Late-filed auxiliary requests - admitted (no)

Application title

METHODS AND COMPOSITIONS FOR IMMUNO-HISTOCHEMICAL DETECTION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T210615.20190605

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 425.555K)
T 2185/15 () of 17.7.2019

Online on

18.10.2019

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

17.7.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61M 1/14

Application no.

11180924.0

Keywords

Sufficiency of disclosure (yes)
Novelty (yes)
Inventive step (yes)
Request to record a statement in the minutes of oral proceedings (refused)

Application title

Medical device

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T218515.20190717

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 402.213K)
T 0318/16 () of 14.10.2019

Online on

18.10.2019

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

14.10.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B21D 43/11
B21D 43/00

Application no.

08716451.3

Keywords

Neuheit - (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)

Application title

VORRICHTUNG UND VERFAHREN ZUR LAGEAUSRICHTUNG VON PLATTENFÖRMIGEN TEILEN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T031816.20191014

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 281.382K)
T 0722/16 () of 6.9.2019

Online on

18.10.2019

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

6.9.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F02B 37/18
F02B 37/22
F02B 37/24

Application no.

04743317.2

Keywords

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

Application title

TURBOCHARGER APPARATUS HAVING AN EXHAUST GAS SEALING SYSTEM FOR PREVENTING GAS LEAKAGE FROM THE TURBOCHARGER APPARATUS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T072216.20190906

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 322.533K)
T 2178/16 () of 10.10.2019

Online on

18.10.2019

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

10.10.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F16D 69/04
F16D 65/092

Application no.

09425173.3

Keywords

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

Application title

Sintered material friction shoes for disc brakes of railway wheeled vehicles

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T217816.20191010

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 221.250K)
T 2400/16 () of 18.9.2019

Online on

18.10.2019

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

18.9.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F02B 71/00
F02B 75/04
F02D 15/02
F02D 41/30

Application no.

06735815.0

Keywords

Inventive step - after amendment
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

A FOUR-CYLINDER, FOUR-CYCLE, FREE PISTON, PREMIXED CHARGE COMPRESSION IGNITION, INTERNAL COMBUSTION RECIPROCATING PISTON ENGINE WITH A VARIABLE STROKE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T240016.20190918

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D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 312.638K)
T 2743/16 () of 4.9.2019

Online on

18.10.2019

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

4.9.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

E06B 3/30

Application no.

09011431.5

Keywords

Mündliche Verhandlung - Fernbleiben eines Beteiligten
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (nein)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - allgemeines Fachwissen

Application title

Regenschutzschiene

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T274316.20190904

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 250.951K)
T 0783/19 () of 8.10.2019

Online on

18.10.2019

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

8.10.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B62D 25/00
B62D 29/00
B62D 25/20
B62D 21/15

Application no.

08864311.9

Keywords

Admissibility of appeal - missing statement of grounds

Application title

INTEGRATED REINFORCING CROSSMEMBER

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T078319.20191008

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D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 221.758K)
T 1164/13 () of 5.8.2019

Online on

17.10.2019

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

5.8.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G01S 3/74

Application no.

05758848.5

Keywords

Einspruchsgründe - verspätet eingereichter Einspruchsgrund
Neuheit
Erfinderische Tätigkeit

Application title

VERFAHREN UND VORRICHTUNG ZUR FUNKPEILUNG MEHRERER SPEKTRAL ÜBERLAPPENDER FUNKSTATIONEN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T116413.20190805

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D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 454.623K)
T 0696/14 () of 14.10.2019

Online on

17.10.2019

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

14.10.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01L 21/84

Application no.

07709682.4

Keywords

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

Application title

SILICON CARBIDE DIMPLED SUBSTRATE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T069614.20191014

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 300.910K)
T 1278/14 (Tagging microorganisms/DUPONT NUTRITION BIOSCIENCES) of 30.7.2019

Online on

17.10.2019

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

30.7.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12Q 1/68

Application no.

07777180.6

Keywords

Substantial procedural violation - reimbursement of appeal fee (yes)

Application title

Tagged microorganisms and methods of tagging

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T127814.20190730

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 352.904K)
T 1926/14 () of 27.6.2019

Online on

17.10.2019

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

27.6.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 8/03
A61K 8/04
A61Q 5/06
A61K 8/34
A61K 8/60

Application no.

05857846.9

Keywords

Grounds for opposition - lack of patentability (no)

Application title

CLEAR, TOW-PHASE, FOAM-FORMING AEROSOL HAIRSTYLING PRODUCT

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T192614.20190627

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D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 326.255K)
T 0569/15 (Measuring analytes in biological fluids/ASCENSIA) of 4.9.2019

Online on

17.10.2019

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

4.9.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12Q 1/00
C12Q 1/54
C12Q 1/32
C12Q 1/26
C12Q 1/28

Application no.

05854033.7

Keywords

Main request - novelty (no)
First auxiliary request - added subject-matter (yes)

Application title

SIZE SELF-LIMITING COMPOSITIONS AND TEST DEVICES FOR MEASURING ANALYTES IN BIOLOGICAL FLUIDS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T056915.20190904

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D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 317.439K)
T 1241/15 () of 2.7.2019

Online on

17.10.2019

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

2.7.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B32B 27/32
B65D 71/00
B65D 85/16

Application no.

09744956.5

Keywords

-

Application title

MULTILAYER FILM

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T124115.20190702

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 464.528K)
T 1702/15 (Influenza vaccines against pandemic strains/NOVARTIS) of 30.4.2019

Online on

17.10.2019

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

30.4.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 39/145
A61K 39/39

Application no.

11162713.9

Keywords

Clarity - sole request (no)

Application title

Adjuvanted influenza vaccines including cytokine-inducing agents

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T170215.20190430

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 293.839K)
T 1322/17 (Ibandronate/ATNAHS) of 19.3.2019

Online on

17.10.2019

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

19.3.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61P 19/10
A61K 31/663
A61K 9/20
A61K 9/28
A61K 31/675

Application no.

07014362.3

Keywords

Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (no)
Inventive step - all requests

Application title

Bisphosphonic acids for the treatment and prevention of osteoporosis

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T132217.20190319

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 509.145K)
T 2385/17 () of 19.9.2019

Online on

17.10.2019

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

19.9.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B66F 9/20
B66F 9/075
B66F 9/24

Application no.

12187324.4

Keywords

Inventive step - main request and first auxiliary request (no)
Not substantiated auxiliary requests - not to be taken into account

Application title

A MATERIALS HANDLING VEHICLE HAVING A CONTROL APPARATUS FOR VARYING A SPEED LIMIT OF A STEER MOTOR

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T238517.20190919

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D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 288.998K)
T 2657/18 () of 23.9.2019

Online on

17.10.2019

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

23.9.2019

Proc. language

FR

IPC

H01L 51/00
B81C 1/00

Application no.

10354042.3

Keywords

-

Application title

Procédé de réalisation de motifs localisés

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T265718.20190923

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 230.210K)
T 1562/19 () of 14.10.2019

Online on

17.10.2019

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

14.10.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G09G 5/39

Application no.

03291505.0

Keywords

Admissibility of appeal - missing statement of grounds

Application title

Accessing video memory in programming language representation

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T156219.20191014

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 229.179K)
T 1248/12 (Privacy preserving data mining/CROSSIX) of 12.3.2019

Online on

16.10.2019

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

12.3.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 11/30

Application no.

05718937.5

Keywords

Inventive step - de-identifying data (no
Inventive step - not technical)

Application title

A PRIVACY PRESERVING DATA-MINING PROTOCOL

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T124812.20190312

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Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 322.579K)
T 1992/14 () of 10.10.2019

Online on

16.10.2019

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

10.10.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01L 29/778
H01L 21/338
H01L 29/207
H01L 29/20

Application no.

11153386.5

Keywords

Amendments - extension beyond the content of the application as filed (no, after amendment)
Divisional application - subject-matter extends beyond content of earlier application (no, after amendment)
Inventive step - (yes, after amendment)

Application title

Transistors with fluorine treatment

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T199214.20191010

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 297.638K)
T 1212/15 () of 10.10.2019

Online on

16.10.2019

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

10.10.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G07F 11/58
G07F 11/60
A61J 7/00
G06F 19/00

Application no.

08747509.1

Keywords

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

Application title

AUTOMATED MEDICATION HANDLING SYSTEM

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T121215.20191010

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 334.196K)
T 0807/16 (Exhaust gas cleaning/Proventia) of 2.8.2019

Online on

16.10.2019

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

2.8.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B01F 3/04
B01F 5/04
B01F 5/06
F01N 3/20
B01F 5/00

Application no.

11193509.4

Keywords

-

Application title

Method and device for exhaust gas cleaning

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T080716.20190802

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 292.603K)
T 1342/16 (HYDROPHILIC FILTRATION DURING MANUFACTURE OF VACCINE ADJUVANTS / … of 10.10.2019

Online on

16.10.2019

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

10.10.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 9/107
A61K 39/12
A61K 39/39

Application no.

10252044.2

Keywords

Inventive step - all requests (no)
Reimbursement of appeal fee (no)
Reimbursement of appeal fee - appeal not allowable

Application title

Hydrophilic filtration during manufacture of vaccine adjuvants

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T134216.20191010

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 356.489K)
T 0355/17 () of 17.7.2019

Online on

16.10.2019

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

17.7.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B60K 11/08

Application no.

09778695.8

Keywords

Zulassung in das Verfahren - Hauptantrag (nein)

Application title

KÜHLERGRILLANORDNUNG

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T035517.20190717

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 259.562K)
T 1208/17 () of 12.6.2019

Online on

16.10.2019

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

12.6.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61L 15/46

Application no.

06016651.9

Keywords

Admissibility of opposition - (yes)
Inventive step - (no)
Inventive step - main request, first to third auxiliary requests
Amendments - added subject-matter (yes)
Amendments - fourth and fifth auxiliary requests
Remitted with the order to maintain the patent on the basis of auxiliary request 6

Application title

Absorbent articles including odour control system

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T120817.20190612

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 405.345K)
T 1720/17 (Cationic polymer/P&G) of 12.9.2019

Online on

16.10.2019

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

12.9.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61Q 5/02
A61Q 5/12
A61Q 19/10
A61K 8/25
A61K 8/46
A61Q 5/00
A61K 8/81
A61K 8/02
A61K 8/04
C11D 1/52
C11D 3/04
C11D 3/20
C11D 3/37
C11D 17/00

Application no.

02773955.6

Keywords

Amendments main request and auxiliary requests 1,3,6,7,9
Amendments - added subject-matter (yes) auxiliary requests 2,4,5,8,10,11
Amendments - broadening of claim (yes)

Application title

COMPOSITION CONTAINING A CATIONIC POLYMER AND WATER INSOLUBLE SOLID MATERIAL

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T172017.20190912

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 312.571K)
T 2529/17 (Ruban de sécurité/OBERTHUR) of 9.7.2019

Online on

16.10.2019

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

9.7.2019

Proc. language

FR

IPC

D21H 21/42
D21H 21/44
D21H 21/48

Application no.

07858556.9

Keywords

-

Application title

FEUILLE DE SECURITE COMPRENANT UN SUBSTRAT FIBREUX

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T252917.20190709

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 320.068K)
T 2038/14 (Using geographic information from natural language text/ROBERT BOSCH) of 19.6.2019

Online on

15.10.2019

Board

3.5.07

Decision date

19.6.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 17/30

Application no.

09175016.6

Keywords

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

Application title

Location based system utilizing geographical information from documents in natural language

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T203814.20190619

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 328.219K)
T 0852/15 () of 9.10.2019

Online on

15.10.2019

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

9.10.2019

Proc. language

FR

IPC

G02F 1/365
H01S 3/067
G02B 6/02

Application no.

11730355.2

Keywords

Modifications - extension au-delà du contenu de la demande telle que déposée (oui)
Revendications - clarté (non)
Activité inventive - (non)

Application title

SOURCE SUPERCONTINUUM IMPULSIONNELLE A DUREE D'IMPULSION VARIABLE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T085215.20191009

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 358.790K)
T 0158/16 () of 30.7.2019

Online on

15.10.2019

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

30.7.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61F 2/24

Application no.

10184036.1

Keywords

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

Application title

Cardiac valve prosthesis having internal cover for preventing regurgitation

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T015816.20190730

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 417.368K)
T 0873/17 (Hard shell capsule/Encap) of 12.9.2019

Online on

15.10.2019

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

12.9.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B01J 13/02

Application no.

07848591.9

Keywords

Claims - clarity (no)

Application title

HARD SHELL CAPSULE FORMULATIONS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T087317.20190912

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 269.942K)
T 1439/19 (WIDESPREAD GENE DELIVERY/ASSOCIATION INSTITUT DE MYOLOGIE|) of 8.10.2019

Online on

15.10.2019

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

8.10.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12N 15/864
A61K 48/00

Application no.

13729777.6

Keywords

Admissibility of appeal - missing statement of grounds

Application title

WIDESPREAD GENE DELIVERY OF GENE THERAPY VECTORS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T143919.20191008

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 222.381K)
T 0052/14 () of 11.9.2019

Online on

14.10.2019

Board

3.5.04

Decision date

11.9.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04N 7/26
G06T 3/40

Application no.

10197420.2

Keywords

Admission of amended claims into the proceedings - main and first to fourth auxiliary requests (no)
Inventive step - fifth auxiliary request (no)

Application title

Coding and decoding of multiview videos

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T005214.20190911

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 392.521K)
T 0026/15 () of 12.9.2019

Online on

14.10.2019

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

12.9.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B61L 1/18

Application no.

09090001.0

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit (nein)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Abwägung absehbarer Vor- und Nachteile

Application title

Schienenfahrzeug mit einer Induktionsschleife zur Gewährleistung einer niederohmigen elektrischen Verbindung zwischen Rädern des Schienenfahrzeugs und Fahrschienen

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T002615.20190912

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 321.213K)
T 0399/16 (Warmwalzstich/HYDRO ALUMINIUM) of 29.7.2019

Online on

14.10.2019

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

29.7.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C22F 1/05
C22C 21/02
C22C 21/08

Application no.

09164221.5

Keywords

Spät eingereichte Beweismittel - eingereicht mit der Beschwerdebegründung
Spät eingereichtes Dokument - zugelassen (ja)
Neuheit - Hauptantrag (nein)
Neuheit - Hilfsantrag III (ja)
Spät eingereichter Hilfsantrag I - Antrag eindeutig gewährbar (nein) - zugelassen (nein)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hilfsantrag II (nein)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hilfsantrag III (ja)
Ausreichende Offenbarung - Hilfsantrag III (ja)

Application title

AlMgSi-Band für Anwendungen mit hohen Umformungsanforderungen

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T039916.20190729

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 399.862K)
T 1447/16 () of 25.9.2019

Online on

14.10.2019

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

25.9.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F04B 41/06
F04B 25/00
F04B 27/02
F04C 23/00

Application no.

07784621.0

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (nein)
Spät eingereichte Hilfsanträge - zugelassen (nein)
Spät eingereichte Hilfsanträge - Antrag eindeutig gewährbar (nein)

Application title

MEHRSTUFIGER VERDICHTER

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T144716.20190925

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 376.621K)
T 2281/17 (Balancing workload across multiple cells in cellular printing … of 10.9.2019

Online on

14.10.2019

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

10.9.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 3/12

Application no.

11185865.0

Keywords

Inventive step - auxiliary request (yes)
Scope of protection sought does not encompass clearly trivial cases

Application title

System and methods of balancing workload across multiple cells in cellular manufacturing

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T228117.20190910

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 268.543K)
T 2081/12 (Reading secure information from IC chip / FELICA NEWORKS) of 3.5.2019

Online on

11.10.2019

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

3.5.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06Q 20/00

Application no.

09155361.0

Keywords

Inventive step - using a script rather than an application for reading secure information from an IC chip
Inventive step - (no
Inventive step - obvious)

Application title

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

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T208112.20190503

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 292.003K)
T 1537/13 () of 1.8.2019

Online on

11.10.2019

Board

3.5.04

Decision date

1.8.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04N 7/26
H04N 7/50
G06T 5/00
G06T 5/20

Application no.

09251080.9

Keywords

Priority - transfer of priority right
Inventive step - main and auxiliary request (no)

Application title

Adaptive filtering for bit-depth scalable video codec

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T153713.20190801

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 331.205K)
T 2156/14 () of 28.5.2019

Online on

11.10.2019

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

28.5.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A01N 57/20

Application no.

99944357.5

Keywords

Änderungen
Neuheit
Erfinderische Tätigkeit

Application title

HERBIZIDE MITTEL FÜR TOLERANTE ODER RESISTENTE BAUMWOLLKULTUREN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T215614.20190528

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 528.347K)
T 0518/16 () of 27.6.2019

Online on

11.10.2019

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

27.6.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08C 1/12
C08C 2/00
C08F 6/10
C08L 9/02

Application no.

10157844.1

Keywords

Documents submitted with the statement of grounds (admitted in part)
Documents submitted shortly before the oral proceedings (not admitted)
Main request - Inventive step (no) - obvious purification step
Auxiliary request belated - prima facie allowable - admitted into the proceedins

Application title

Process for the production of water and solvent-free nitrile rubbers

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T051816.20190627

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 490.525K)
T 0712/16 () of 16.7.2019

Online on

11.10.2019

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

16.7.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A61F 9/008
A61F 9/01
B23K 26/06
B23K 26/00
A61F 9/009

Application no.

04735284.4

Keywords

Einspruchsgründe - mangelhafte Offenbarung (nein)
Einspruchsgründe - Gegenstand geht über den Inhalt der früheren Anmeldung hinaus (nein)
Änderungen - offenbarter Disclaimer
Patentansprüche - Klarheit
Patentansprüche - Hauptantrag (ja)
Ausreichende Offenbarung - Ausführbarkeit (ja)
Neuheit - (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)

Application title

VORRICHTUNG ZUM PRÄZISEN BEARBEITEN VON MATERIAL

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T071216.20190716

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 550.592K)
T 1147/16 (Tigecycline Compositions / WYETH) of 11.7.2019

Online on

11.10.2019

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

11.7.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 9/19
A61K 47/26
A61K 47/02
A61K 47/12
A61K 31/65
A61K 9/08

Application no.

06737947.9

Keywords

Amendments - broadening of claim, main request, auxiliary requests 1-3 (yes)
Inventive step - auxiliary requests 4-8 (no)
Inventive step - auxiliary request 9 (yes)

Application title

TIGECYCLINE COMPOSITIONS AND METHODS OF PREPARATION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T114716.20190711

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 474.314K)
T 1782/16 () of 12.9.2019

Online on

11.10.2019

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

12.9.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B29C 45/16
B29C 37/00
B32B 27/40
B32B 27/36

Application no.

10785452.3

Keywords

Neuheit - (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)

Application title

VERFAHREN ZUR HERSTELLUNG VON POLYURETHAN-VERBUNDBAUTEILEN SOWIE DIE VERWENDUNG DIESER VERBUNDBAUTEILE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T178216.20190912

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 518.710K)
T 2088/16 (Composition injectable a base d'acide hyaluronique ou l'un de … of 23.7.2019

Online on

11.10.2019

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

23.7.2019

Proc. language

FR

IPC

A61K 9/00
A61K 31/00
A61K 9/08
A61K 47/12
A61K 47/10
A61K 47/18
A61K 8/03
A61Q 19/08
A61P 17/00

Application no.

09768146.4

Keywords

Modifications - admises (oui)
Activité inventive - (oui)

Application title

Composition injectable a base d'acide hyaluronique ou l'un de ses sels, de polyols et de lidocaïne, stérilisée à la chaleur

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T208816.20190723

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 470.765K)
T 2431/12 (Antibody purification/LONZA BIOLOGICALS) of 11.10.2018

Online on

10.10.2019

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

11.10.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07K 16/06
C07K 1/36
C07K 17/02
B01D 15/36
C07K 14/31
B01D 15/38

Application no.

04715906.6

Keywords

Main request and auxiliary requests I to III, VII and IX - extended scope of protection (yes)
Auxiliary request IV - clarity (no)
Auxiliary request V - inventive step (no)
Auxiliary requests VI and X - unallowable amendment (yes)

Application title

Antibody purification by Protein A and ion exchange chromatography

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T243112.20181011

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 522.890K)
T 2474/13 (Stroke/NONO) of 26.2.2019

Online on

10.10.2019

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

26.2.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 38/07
A61K 38/08
A61K 38/09
A61K 38/10
A61K 38/16
C07K 14/00
C07K 7/04
C07K 7/06
C07K 7/08
C07K 5/00
A61P 25/00
A61P 9/10

Application no.

07796769.3

Keywords

Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

Method and compositions for treating stroke with fever

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T247413.20190226

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 352.994K)
T 0124/16 () of 3.9.2019

Online on

10.10.2019

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

3.9.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F01P 7/04
E02F 9/22
F15B 21/04

Application no.

09008470.8

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hauptantrag (nein)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hilfsantrag B1 (nein)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hilfsantrag B3 (ja)
Änderungen - Hilfsantrag B2
Änderungen - unzulässige Erweiterung (ja)
Verspätetes Vorbringen - Dokument erstinstanzlich zugelassen (nein)
Verspätetes Vorbringen - korrekte Ermessensausübung (ja)
Änderung des Vorbringens - nicht zugelassen - siehe Punkte 6 - 6.3

Application title

Selbstfahrende Maschine

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T012416.20190903

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 464.054K)
T 0225/16 (Oxyntomodulin/IMPERIAL) of 28.8.2019

Online on

10.10.2019

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

28.8.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 38/26
A61P 3/04

Application no.

02758573.6

Keywords

Basis of decision - agreement to text withdrawn by patent proprietor

Application title

Oxyntomodulin for preventing or treating excess weight

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T022516.20190828

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 229.823K)
T 0898/16 () of 9.7.2019

Online on

10.10.2019

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

9.7.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F16D 69/04
F16D 69/02

Application no.

08871858.0

Keywords

Verspätetes Vorbringen - Rechtfertigung der Verspätung (nein)
Änderungen - zulässig (ja)
Patentansprüche - Klarheit
Patentansprüche - Hilfsantrag (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)

Application title

REIBBELAG

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T089816.20190709

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 343.087K)
T 2072/16 (Power-headroom reports/INNOVATIVE) of 3.7.2019

Online on

10.10.2019

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

3.7.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04L 5/00

Application no.

10003062.6

Keywords

Priority - "same invention" (no)
Novelty - main, auxiliary requests 1 to 4 and 12 to 14 (no)
Admission of auxiliary requests filed with grounds of appeal - (no)
Admission of auxiliary request filed during oral proceedings - (no)
Substantial procedural violation in opposition proceedings - (no)

Application title

Method and apparatus for power headroom reporting

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T207216.20190703

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 457.339K)
T 2541/17 (Wassertank und Wasserfilterpatrone/Aquis) of 9.7.2019

Online on

10.10.2019

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

9.7.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B01D 27/08
A47J 31/44

Application no.

07818019.7

Keywords

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

Application title

TANK

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T254117.20190709

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 350.903K)
T 0767/18 () of 7.10.2019

Online on

10.10.2019

Board

3.5.04

Decision date

7.10.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04N 9/73
H04N 9/67

Application no.

13716288.9

Keywords

Debit order for payment of appeal fee - valid means for filing notice of appeal (no)
Existence of appeal (no)
Reimbursement of appeal fee (yes)

Application title

METHOD FOR WHITE BALANCE OF AN IMAGE CONSIDERING THE COLOURING OF THE MOTOR VEHICLE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T076718.20191007

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 270.774K)
T 0489/14 (Fußgängersimulation/CONNOR) of 22.2.2019

Online on

09.10.2019

Board

3.5.07

Decision date

22.2.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 17/50

Application no.

03793825.5

Keywords

Patentierbare Erfindung – Simulationsverfahren
Vorlage an die Große Beschwerdekammer

Application title

-

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T048914.20190222

Distribution

A

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 87.824K)
T 0489/14 (Pedestrian simulation/CONNOR) of 22.2.2019

Online on

09.10.2019

Board

3.5.07

Decision date

22.2.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 17/50

Application no.

03793825.5

Keywords

Patentable invention - simulation method
Referral to the Enlarged Board of Appeal

Application title

Simulation of the movement of an autonomous entity through an environment

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T048914.20190222

Distribution

A

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 655.438K)
T 0489/14 (Simulation de flux de piétons/CONNOR) of 22.2.2019

Online on

09.10.2019

Board

3.5.07

Decision date

22.2.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 17/50

Application no.

03793825.5

Keywords

Invention brevetable – procédé de simulation
Saisine de la Grande Chambre de recours

Application title

-

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T048914.20190222

Distribution

A

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 89.282K)
T 0990/15 () of 16.9.2019

Online on

08.10.2019

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

16.9.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B65D 81/32
B01F 15/02
B01F 5/10
B01F 15/06
A45D 44/00
G06Q 30/00

Application no.

07785984.1

Keywords

Beschwerdeentscheidung - Prüfungsumfang
Mündliche Verhandlung - Fernbleiben von der mündlichen Verhandlung

Application title

VERFAHREN UND SYSTEM ZUM HERSTELLEN EINES KOSMETISCHEN ARTIKELS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T099015.20190916

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 300.925K)
T 1821/15 () of 27.6.2019

Online on

08.10.2019

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

27.6.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08J 9/00

Application no.

09741913.9

Keywords

Late-filed arguments: (admitted; no new case)
Main request: sufficiency (yes), priority (no), novelty (no)
Auxiliary requests: admitted (yes)
New first auxiliary request: sufficiency (yes), priority (yes), novelty (yes)
Remittal for further prosecution

Application title

COMPOSITIONS OF EXPANDABLE VINYL AROMATIC POLYMERS WITH AN IMPROVED THERMAL INSULATION CAPACITY, PROCESS FOR THEIR PREPARATION AND EXPANDED ARTICLES OBTAINED THEREFROM

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T182115.20190627

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 517.847K)
T 1898/15 (Glycosyl hydrolase and benefit agent / PROCTER & GAMBLE) of 2.7.2019

Online on

08.10.2019

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

2.7.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C11D 3/386
C11D 3/50
C11D 17/00

Application no.

08869542.4

Keywords

Inventive step (yes)

Application title

Laundry detergent composition comprising a glycosyl hydrolase and a benefit agent containing delivery particle

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T189815.20190702

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 306.228K)
T 2051/15 (Seamless handover/ERICSSON) of 5.9.2019

Online on

08.10.2019

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

5.9.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04W 4/00
H04L 1/18
H04W 36/02

Application no.

08779269.3

Keywords

Inventive step (no)
Inventive step - all requests

Application title

A METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR SEAMLESS HANDOVER IN A WIRELESS COMMUNICATION NETWORK

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T205115.20190905

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 345.343K)
T 0105/16 () of 16.7.2019

Online on

08.10.2019

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

16.7.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61F 13/56
A61F 13/60
A61F 13/62
A61F 13/66

Application no.

04775299.3

Keywords

Evidence - public prior use
Inventive step - obvious alternative
Late-filed requests
Late-filed request - requests clearly allowable (no)

Application title

AN ABSORBENT ARTICLE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T010516.20190716

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 474.566K)
T 0534/16 (Enzyme and fabric hueing agent / PROCTER & GAMBLE) of 2.7.2019

Online on

08.10.2019

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

2.7.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C11D 3/386
C11D 3/40
C11D 3/12

Application no.

08869916.0

Keywords

Admissibility of the new ground of opposition under article 100(b) EPC : no
Inventive step (main request) : no
Inventive step - improvement not plausible across the entire breadth of claim 1 (auxiliary request 1) : yes

Application title

Enzyme and fabric hueing agent containing compositions

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T053416.20190702

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 389.274K)
T 0694/16 (If a claim is directed to a known compound or composition for use in … of 15.5.2019

Online on

08.10.2019

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

15.5.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A23L 1/29
A23L 1/30
A23L 1/304
A23L 1/305
A61K 31/14
A61K 31/202
A61K 31/7072

Application no.

08766831.5

Keywords

Main request: sufficiency of disclosure (no)
Auxiliary request 4: added matter (no), sufficiency of disclosure (yes), novelty (yes), priority right (yes)

Application title

FOOD COMPOSITION FOR PRODROMAL DEMENTIA PATIENTS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T069416.20190515

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 620.802K)
T 0060/17 () of 30.9.2019

Online on

08.10.2019

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

30.9.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F03D9/00
F03D11/00
F03D11/04

Application no.

07723881.4

Keywords

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

Application title

WINDENERGIEANLAGE MIT STEUERBAREM DRACHEN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T006017.20190930

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 330.524K)
T 0657/17 (Interlocutory revision/ABBOTT) of 1.10.2019

Online on

08.10.2019

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

1.10.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01N33/48

Application no.

03729689.4

Keywords

Interlocutory revision - competence of the Board of Appeal to decide (no)

Application title

METHOD AND/OR SYSTEM FOR ANALYZING BIOLOGICAL SAMPLES USING A COMPUTER SYSTEM

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T065717.20191001

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 249.716K)
T 1032/97 () of 5.9.2001

Online on

08.10.2019

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

5.9.2001

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G21B 1/00

Application no.

92901743.2

Keywords

Inadmissibility of a request aimed at the revision of a final decision of a board of appeal

Application title

Energy/matter conversion methods and structures

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2001:T103297.20010905

Distribution

B

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 141.870K)
T 2083/13 (Acessing locked files/LENOVO) of 9.9.2019

Online on

07.10.2019

Board

3.5.06

Decision date

9.9.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 9/46
G06F 11/14

Application no.

04257684.3

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)

Application title

Method and system of accessing a target file in a computer system with an operating system with file locking implemented at file-open time

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T208313.20190909

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 323.778K)
T 1774/15 (PROCEDE DE FABRICATION D'AMINES / Rhodia) of 6.6.2019

Online on

07.10.2019

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

6.6.2019

Proc. language

FR

IPC

C07C 209/48
C07C 211/12

Application no.

07823502.5

Keywords

Nouveauté - (oui)
Motifs d'opposition - exposé insuffisant (non)
Activité inventive - requête principale (non)
Activité inventive - requête subsidiaire (oui)

Application title

PROCEDE DE FABRICATION D'AMINES PAR HYDROGENATION DE COMPOSES NITRILES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T177415.20190606

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 535.733K)
T 1647/16 () of 30.8.2019

Online on

07.10.2019

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

30.8.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A22C 11/02

Application no.

10768178.5

Keywords

Einspruchsgründe - mangelhafte Offenbarung (nein)
Neuheit - (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)
Beschwerdeentscheidung - Zurückverweisung an die erste Instanz (nein)
Rechtliches Gehör - wesentlicher Verfahrensmangel (nein)
Angefochtene Entscheidung - ausreichend begründet (ja)
Spät eingereichte Beweismittel - Änderungen nach Anberaumung der mündlichen Verhandlung
Spät eingereichte Beweismittel - Verlegung der mündlichen Verhandlung wäre erforderlich gewesen (ja)

Application title

VORRICHTUNG ZUM BEFÜLLEN SCHLAUCH- ODER BEUTELFÖRMIGER VERPACKUNGEN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T164716.20190830

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 406.801K)
T 2634/16 () of 16.9.2019

Online on

07.10.2019

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

16.9.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F01D 5/00
G01N 29/00
F01D 21/00

Application no.

06124337.4

Keywords

Amendments - added subject-matter (yes)

Application title

Method and system for assessing life of cracked dovetail in turbine

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T263416.20190916

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 263.642K)
T 0503/14 () of 21.5.2019

Online on

04.10.2019

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

21.5.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61M 5/20

Application no.

07733015.7

Keywords

Amendments - extension beyond the content of the application as filed -main and first auxiliary request (yes), third auxiliary request (no)
Sufficiency of disclosure - (yes)
Late-filed objection - admitted (no)
Inventive step - third auxiliary request (yes)

Application title

INJECTION DEVICE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T050314.20190521

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 694.131K)
T 1843/14 () of 19.6.2019

Online on

04.10.2019

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

19.6.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61M 27/00
A61M 1/00

Application no.

10155630.6

Keywords

Grounds for opposition - subject-matter extends beyond content of application or earlier application as filed (no)
Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

Control of vacuum level rate of change

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T184314.20190619

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 384.482K)
T 2249/14 () of 10.9.2019

Online on

04.10.2019

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

10.9.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61B 17/04

Application no.

10251881.8

Keywords

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

Application title

Partial thickness rotator cuff repair system

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T224914.20190910

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 464.126K)
T 0937/15 (Antibody having a TCR-like specificity/TECHNION) of 4.4.2019

Online on

04.10.2019

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

4.4.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 39/395
C07K 16/28

Application no.

09001632.0

Keywords

Main request, auxiliary requests I to VII: amendments - extension of subject-matter (yes)
Auxiliary requests VIII and IX: amendements - extension of scope (yes)

Application title

Antibody having a T-cell receptor-like specificity, yet higher affinity, and the use of same in the detection and treatment of cancer, viral infection and autoimmune disease

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T093715.20190404

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 397.916K)
T 1773/15 (Input device with haptic feedback / Kyocera) of 30.7.2019

Online on

04.10.2019

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

30.7.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 3/041
G06F 3/023
H01H 36/00
H03M 11/04
H03M 11/02
G06F 3/01

Application no.

09834407.0

Keywords

Amendments - allowable (no)
Inventive step - (no)
Inventive step - obvious combination of known features

Application title

INPUT DEVICE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T177315.20190730

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 324.266K)
T 2078/15 (Event-driven console/ALCON) of 29.7.2019

Online on

04.10.2019

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

29.7.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 19/00

Application no.

10776896.2

Keywords

Amendments - broadening of claim (yes)
Late-filed request - request clearly allowable (no)
Late-filed request - submitted during oral proceedings

Application title

EVENT DRIVEN CONFIGURATION OF A SURGICAL SYSTEM CONSOLE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T207815.20190729

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 339.322K)
T 2322/15 (High intensity fragrances / TAKASAGO) of 14.5.2019

Online on

04.10.2019

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

14.5.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 8/34
A61K 8/35
A61K 8/37
A61K 8/49
A61Q 13/00
C11B 9/00

Application no.

09169071.9

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)

Application title

High intensity fragrances

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T232215.20190514

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 344.750K)
T 1129/16 (Intrathecal delivery/BIOMARIN) of 22.8.2019

Online on

04.10.2019

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

22.8.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 38/43
C12N 9/00
C12N 9/04
C12N 9/24
C12N 9/36
C12N 9/44

Application no.

04782579.9

Keywords

Main request - meets requirements of EPC (yes)

Application title

Delivery of therapeutic compounds to the brain and other tissues

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T112916.20190822

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 335.867K)
T 1851/16 () of 24.6.2019

Online on

04.10.2019

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

24.6.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A43C 15/16
A43B 13/26

Application no.

07252009.1

Keywords

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

Application title

Footwear sole

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T185116.20190624

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 329.065K)
T 2086/16 (Zahncreme / Henkel) of 19.9.2019

Online on

04.10.2019

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

19.9.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A61Q 11/00
A61K 8/368
A61K 8/27
A61K 8/19
A61K 8/42
A61K 8/67
A61K 8/49
A61K 8/97
A61K 8/34

Application no.

13188214.4

Keywords

Klarheit der Ansprüche (ja)
Zurückverweisung an die erste Instanz (ja)
Verletzung des rechtlichen Gehörs (ja)
Rückzahlung der Beschwerdegebühr (ja)

Application title

Feinschaumige Zahncreme mit verbessertem Mundgefühl

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T208616.20190919

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 288.381K)
T 2321/16 (Bleaching agents/ P&G) of 16.7.2019

Online on

04.10.2019

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

16.7.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 8/22
A61Q 11/00
A61K 8/19

Application no.

04815090.8

Keywords

Late-filed evidence - submitted with the statement of grounds of appeal
Amendments - added subject-matter (no)
Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

Emulsion composition for delivery of bleaching agents to teeth

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T232116.20190716

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 372.144K)
T 2444/16 () of 9.9.2019

Online on

04.10.2019

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

9.9.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A47J 31/36
B65D 85/804

Application no.

12174373.6

Keywords

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

Application title

System, capsule and method for preparing a beverage

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T244416.20190909

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 316.952K)
T 2677/16 (Drug target/QIAGEN) of 1.8.2019

Online on

04.10.2019

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

1.8.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 19/00

Application no.

03706023.3

Keywords

Modelling disease-related pathways - technical character (no)
Drug target discovery - technical purpose (no)
Inventive step - (no)

Application title

DRUG DISCOVERY METHODS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T267716.20190801

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 310.105K)
T 1966/17 (Air-drying device/Nabtesco) of 4.7.2019

Online on

04.10.2019

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

4.7.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B01D 53/26
F16J 15/06
B60T 17/00

Application no.

10808266.0

Keywords

Objection of partiality - not admitted
Admissibility of appeal - (yes)
Novelty - main request (no)
Amendments - auxiliary requests 1, 2, 4, 6, 7
Amendments - allowable (no)
Claims - clarity
Claims - auxiliary requests 3 and 5 (no)
Late filed auxiliary request 8 - request clearly allowable (yes)
Referral to the Enlarged Board of Appeal - (no)

Application title

STRUCTURE FOR AN EXTERNAL COVER OF AN AIR-DRYING DEVICE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T196617.20190704

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 479.919K)
T 0772/19 (Missing statement of grounds) of 30.9.2019

Online on

04.10.2019

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

30.9.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 49/10
A61K 51/04

Application no.

14165008.5

Keywords

Admissibility of appeal - missing statement of grounds

Application title

Process for preparing a pharmaceutical formulation of contrast agents

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T077219.20190930

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 225.407K)
G 0002/19 (Rechtliches Gehör und richtiger Verhandlungsort) of 16.7.2019

Online on

02.10.2019

Board

EBA

Decision date

16.7.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

H04L 29/06
H04L 29/08
H04W 28/06
H04W 80/00
H04W 80/02
H04W 80/04
H04W 88/18

Application no.

10182497.7

Keywords

Anspruch eines Dritten im Sinne von Artikel 115 EPÜ auf mündliche Verhandlung bei Beschwerde wegen Deutlichkeitsmängeln erteilter Patentansprüche - nein
Prüfung der Zulässigkeitsgründe für eine Vorlage nach Artikel 112 (1) a) EPÜ durch die Große Beschwerdekammer
Aufschiebende Wirkung der Beschwerde eines Dritten im Sinne von Artikel 115 EPÜ wegen Deutlichkeitsmängeln erteilter Patentansprüche – nein
Offensichtliche Unzulässigkeit eines Rechtsbehelfs – liegt vor, wenn eine zur Rechtsmitteleinlegung nicht befugte Person (hier: Dritter im Sinne von Artikel 115 EPÜ) einen nach dem EPÜ nicht anerkannten Beschwerdegegenstand verfolgt (hier: Beseitigung von Deutlichkeitsmängeln des Patentanspruchs im Sinne von Artikel 84 EPÜ).
Mündliche Beschwerdekammerverhandlungen in Haar - zulässig

Application title

Verfahren zum Betreiben eines Mobilfunknetzes

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:G000219.20190716

Distribution

A

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 86.764K)
T 1532/13 () of 28.2.2019

Online on

02.10.2019

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

28.2.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B41M 3/14
B42D 15/00
B42D 15/10
G07D 7/00
G06K 19/14
G09F 3/00

Application no.

99910166.0

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit (ja: Hauptantrag)

Application title

Bedrucktes Wertdokument mit einem lumineszierenden Echtheitsmerkmal

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T153213.20190228

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 385.717K)
T 2263/13 (Logging out inactive printer users/CANON) of 20.9.2019

Online on

02.10.2019

Board

3.5.06

Decision date

20.9.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 21/00

Application no.

08154370.4

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)

Application title

Information-processing apparatus, method for controlling information-processing apparatus, and storage medium

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T226313.20190920

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 319.642K)
T 0740/14 () of 13.9.2018

Online on

02.10.2019

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

13.9.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 31/501
A61K 31/4412
A61K 31/4427
A61K 31/444
A61K 31/4166
A61P 9/00

Application no.

05716238.0

Keywords

Claim request - admitted (yes)
Sufficiency of disclosure - (yes)
Novelty - second (or further) medical use (yes)
Documents - admitted (no)
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

PIMOBENDAN TO BE USED FOR THE REDUCTION OF HEART SIZE IN MAMMALS SUFFERING FROM HEART FAILURE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T074014.20180913

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 552.934K)
T 1297/15 () of 25.7.2019

Online on

02.10.2019

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

25.7.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F03D 1/00

Application no.

08716362.2

Keywords

Änderungen - zulässig (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hauptantrag (ja)

Application title

MAST FÜR EINE WINDTURBINE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T129715.20190725

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 347.638K)
T 0646/16 (Conduite flexible/Technip) of 31.7.2019

Online on

02.10.2019

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

31.7.2019

Proc. language

FR

IPC

C21D 9/08
C21D 9/46
C21D 9/52
C22C 38/00
C22C 38/42
C22C 38/44
F16L 58/08
F16L 58/16
F16L 11/08

Application no.

09802556.2

Keywords

Activité inventive - (non)

Application title

CONDUITE FLEXIBLE POUR LE TRANSPORT D'HYDROCARBURES À HAUTE RÉSISTANCE À LA CORROSION ET SON PROCÉDÉ DE FABRICATION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T064616.20190731

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 302.030K)
T 1362/16 (Micronised tadalafil comprising formulations/ICOS) of 23.9.2019

Online on

02.10.2019

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

23.9.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 31/4985
A61K 9/20
A61K 9/48
A61P 15/10

Application no.

00926368.2

Keywords

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

Application title

Pharmaceutical formulation comprising a beta-carboline and its use for treating sexual dysfunction

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T136216.20190923

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 235.528K)
T 0164/17 () of 12.9.2019

Online on

02.10.2019

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

12.9.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01D 1/00
G06F 15/00
G06M 11/04
G01D 9/00
G06Q 10/08

Application no.

13168571.1

Keywords

Amendments - added subject-matter (no)
Novelty - main request (no)
Novelty - auxiliary request (no)

Application title

Methods and systems for providing sensor data using a sensor web

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T016417.20190912

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 373.151K)
T 1716/19 () of 25.9.2019

Online on

02.10.2019

Board

3.5.04

Decision date

25.9.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04N 7/26
H04N 7/50

Application no.

07852463.4

Keywords

Admissibility of appeal - statement of grounds (not filed)

Application title

METHOD FOR RHO-DOMAIN FRAME LEVEL BIT ALLOCATION FOR EFFECTIVE RATE CONTROL AND ENHANCED VIDEO CODING QUALITY

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T171619.20190925

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 222.176K)
T 2011/12 (Efficient calculation of sets of distinct result/SAP) of 2.9.2019

Online on

01.10.2019

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

2.9.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06Q 10/00
G06F 17/30

Application no.

07009345.5

Keywords

Claims - clarity
Claims - main request (no)
Claims - clarity
Claims - first auxiliary request (no)
Claims - clarity
Claims - second auxiliary request (yes)
Remittal to the department of first instance - (yes)

Application title

Efficient calculation of sets of distinct result

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T201112.20190902

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 273.750K)
T 1534/13 () of 28.2.2019

Online on

01.10.2019

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

28.2.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B41M 3/14
B42D 15/00
B42D 15/10
G07D 7/00
G06K 19/14
G09F 3/00

Application no.

99907459.4

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit (ja: Hauptantrag)

Application title

Bedrucktes Wertdokument mit einem lumineszierenden Echtheitsmerkmal

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T153413.20190228

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 345.040K)
T 2073/13 (TEETHRIDGE AND FANG / 5-7 CORPORATION) of 13.9.2019

Online on

01.10.2019

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

13.9.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61C 8/00
A61C 13/00

Application no.

08700743.1

Keywords

Claims - clarity (no)
Claims - conciseness (no)
Claims - support in the description (no)
Inventive step - (no)

Application title

ARTIFICAL TEETHRIDGE AND FANG

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T207313.20190913

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 301.681K)
T 1058/14 () of 11.7.2019

Online on

01.10.2019

Board

3.5.04

Decision date

11.7.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04N 5/232
H04N 5/235

Application no.

10151652.4

Keywords

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

Application title

Image capturing device, image capturing method, and image capturing program

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T105814.20190711

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 377.362K)
T 1113/14 () of 20.8.2019

Online on

01.10.2019

Board

3.5.04

Decision date

20.8.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06T 7/00
G06T 1/00

Application no.

07738595.3

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)

Application title

Face-image registration device, face-image registration method, face-image registration program, and recording medium

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T111314.20190820

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 321.569K)
T 0524/15 () of 29.3.2019

Online on

01.10.2019

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

29.3.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B31F 1/07

Application no.

06711441.3

Keywords

Novelty (yes)
Inventive step (no: main request; yes: auxiliary request 7)
Admissibility (no: first auxiliary request)

Application title

Embossing roller, embossing device including said roller and paper article produced with said embossing device

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T052415.20190329

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 1.246M)
T 2134/15 (Multicast control channel acquisition/INNOVATIVE SONIC) of 25.9.2019

Online on

01.10.2019

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

25.9.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04W 72/00

Application no.

10012958.4

Keywords

Inventive step (no)
Inventive step - first auxiliary request
Admissibility (no) - second to fourth auxiliary requests (no substantiation)
Main request withdrawn (proprietor's appeal withdrawn)

Application title

Method and apparatus of multicast control channel acquisition in wireless communication system

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T213415.20190925

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 316.839K)

September 2019

T 0122/14 (Storage virtualization controller/INFORTREND) of 27.8.2019

Online on

30.09.2019

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

27.8.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 3/06

Application no.

05027918.1

Keywords

Amendments - added subject-matter (yes)
Late-filed auxiliary requests - admitted (no)
Late-filed auxiliary requests - request clearly allowable (no)
Late-filed auxiliary requests - diverging versions of claims

Application title

SAS storage virtualization controller, subsystem and system using the same, and method therefor

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T012214.20190827

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 266.414K)
T 0398/14 (Early response/TOSHIBA) of 25.7.2019

Online on

30.09.2019

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

25.7.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 3/06
G06F 3/08

Application no.

05011740.7

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)

Application title

Mobile electronic equipment

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T039814.20190725

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 323.782K)
T 1375/14 () of 19.9.2019

Online on

30.09.2019

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

19.9.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

H05B 3/74
H05B 6/06

Application no.

10158908.3

Keywords

Einspruchsgründe - mangelhafte Offenbarung (ja)

Application title

Verfahren zum Detektieren von Kochgeschirrelementen auf einem Matrix-Kochfeld

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T137514.20190919

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 257.397K)
T 0491/15 () of 30.7.2019

Online on

30.09.2019

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

30.7.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C09D 183/04

Application no.

06706647.2

Keywords

Spät eingereichter Antrag - Antrag bereits erstinstanzlich vorgebracht aber nicht Grundlage der Entscheidung der Einspruchsabteilung
Neuheit
Erfinderische Tätigkeit

Application title

ANTIADHÄSIVE BESCHICHTUNG VON BAUTEILEN ZUR VERHINDERUNG VON ÖLKOHLEANBACKUNGEN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T049115.20190730

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 374.992K)
T 1395/15 () of 9.7.2019

Online on

30.09.2019

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

9.7.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A23L 1/29
A23L 1/305

Application no.

05795459.6

Keywords

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

Application title

METHODS FOR THE MANUFACTURE OF NUTRITIONAL PRODUCTS HAVING IMPROVED QUALITY

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T139515.20190709

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 351.251K)
T 0340/16 (Logikbaustein/PHOENIX CONTACT) of 13.8.2019

Online on

30.09.2019

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

13.8.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G05B 19/05

Application no.

10000398.7

Keywords

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

Application title

Verfahren und Kommunikationssystem zum Konfigurieren eines einen Logikbaustein enthaltenden Kommunikationsmoduls

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T034016.20190813

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 355.073K)
T 0472/16 (Hearing aid with tap control/INTRICON) of 6.8.2019

Online on

30.09.2019

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

6.8.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04R 25/00
H04R 3/00
H04R 1/10

Application no.

09807215.0

Keywords

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

Application title

A SWITCH FOR A HEARING AID

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T047216.20190806

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 311.947K)
T 2166/13 () of 23.7.2019

Online on

27.09.2019

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

23.7.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C07C 253/34
C07C 255/04
C07C 255/07

Application no.

05715209.2

Keywords

Alle Anträge: Klarheit (ja) - Ausreichende Offenbarung (nein)

Application title

VERFAHREN ZUR HYDROCYANIERUNG

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T216613.20190723

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 328.118K)
T 1460/14 () of 10.9.2019

Online on

27.09.2019

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

10.9.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G01V 8/10

Application no.

06806456.7

Keywords

Neuheit - Hauptantrag und Hilfsanträge 1 und 2 (nein)
Patentansprüche - Auslegung von Begriffen
Spät eingereichter Antrag - eingereicht in der mündlichen Verhandlung
Spät eingereichter Antrag - zugelassen (nein)

Application title

VERFAHREN UND BEDIENEINHEIT ZUM KONFIGURIEREN UND ÜBERWACHEN EINER EINRICHTUNG MIT FUNKTIONALER SICHERHEIT

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T146014.20190910

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 365.529K)
T 0424/15 () of 17.7.2019

Online on

27.09.2019

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

17.7.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G01L 1/16
G01L 23/10
G01L 23/22
G01L 5/16

Application no.

04708296.1

Keywords

Zulässigkeit der Beschwerde der Patentinhaberin (ja)
Änderungen - Hauptantrag
Änderungen - zulässig (nein)
Neuheit - Hilfsantrag I (nein)
Spät eingereichte Hilfsanträge II
Spät eingereichte Hilfsanträge - VI
Spät eingereichte Hilfsanträge - zugelassen (nein)

Application title

MESSSENSOR MIT VORSPANNVORRICHTUNG

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T042415.20190717

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 529.145K)
T 0845/15 () of 11.7.2019

Online on

27.09.2019

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

11.7.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61B 17/221
A61F 2/95
A61F 2/24

Application no.

04757521.2

Keywords

Admissibility of opposition
Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)
Grounds for opposition - extension of subject-matter (no)

Application title

MINIMALLY-INVASIVE HEART VALVE WITH CUSP POSITIONERS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T084515.20190711

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 419.805K)
T 0981/15 () of 29.8.2019

Online on

27.09.2019

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

29.8.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G07D 7/12
G07D 7/00

Application no.

08801534.2

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (nein)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Mischung technischer und nichttechnischer Merkmale

Application title

GITTERBILD

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T098115.20190829

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 344.910K)
T 2239/15 (MPEG INPUT DOCUMENTS / Fraunhofer - Dolby) of 19.6.2019

Online on

27.09.2019

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

19.6.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G10L 19/02
G10L 21/02
G10L 21/04

Application no.

11707400.5

Keywords

Novelty - (no)
Novelty - availability to the public
MPEG standards
Principle of good faith and legitimate expectations

Application title

APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR PROCESSING AN INPUT AUDIO SIGNAL USING CASCADED FILTERBANKS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T223915.20190619

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 465.608K)
T 2320/15 () of 27.8.2019

Online on

27.09.2019

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

27.8.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B26B 21/22
B26B 21/56

Application no.

07735227.6

Keywords

Late-filed argument - admitted (no)
Late-filed document - admitted (no)
Late-filed auxiliary requests - admitted (yes)

Application title

RAZORS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T232015.20190827

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 298.969K)
T 0383/16 (DETERGENT COMPRISING ANIONIC DYE POLYMER / Unilever) of 13.6.2019

Online on

27.09.2019

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

13.6.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

D06P 1/00
C11D 3/40
C11D 3/37
D06L 3/12

Application no.

10721409.0

Keywords

Amendments - added subject-matter (no)
Sufficiency of disclosure - (yes)
Inventive step - non-obvious alternative

Application title

DETERGENT COMPOSITION COMPRISING ANIONIC DYE POLYMER

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T038316.20190613

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 406.769K)
T 0584/16 () of 23.9.2019

Online on

27.09.2019

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

23.9.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01J 3/46

Application no.

05755549.2

Keywords

Oral proceedings - Declaration of non-attendance and reliance on written arguments amounts to withdrawal of request for oral proceedings
Main request - Sufficiency of disclosure (no)
Auxiliary request - Amendments - Added subject-matter (yes)

Application title

SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR CONTROLLING METAMERISM

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T058416.20190923

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 340.767K)
T 1189/16 () of 24.5.2019

Online on

27.09.2019

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

24.5.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B64D 23/00
A63G 31/00
G01M 9/02

Application no.

09782436.1

Keywords

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

Application title

FREIFALLSIMULATOR

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T118916.20190524

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 524.439K)
T 0316/17 (System for conditioning a liquid/BRITA) of 12.7.2019

Online on

27.09.2019

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

12.7.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C02F 1/42
B01J 39/04
B01J 47/02
C02F 1/00

Application no.

12716037.2

Keywords

Amendments - allowable (yes)
Claims - clarity (yes)
Claims - support in the description (yes)
Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

SYSTEM FOR CONDITIONING A LIQUID SUCH AS WATER

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T031617.20190712

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 293.279K)
T 0377/17 (Druckfestes Porenbetonmaterial/XELLA) of 2.7.2019

Online on

27.09.2019

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

2.7.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C04B 28/18

Application no.

09161131.9

Keywords

Ausreichende Offenbarung - (nein)
Ausreichende Offenbarung - unzumutbarer Aufwand (ja)
Ausreichende Offenbarung - Nacharbeitbarkeit (nein)
Antrag auf Erstellen eines unabhängigen Gutachtens (abgelehnt)
Vorlage an die Große Beschwerdekammer - (nein)
Beweisaufnahme - Begutachtung durch Sachverständigen (nein)
Beweisaufnahme - Zeugenvernehmung (nein)

Application title

Porenbetonmaterial sowie Verfahren zu seiner Herstellung

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T037717.20190702

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 447.689K)
T 0868/18 () of 24.9.2019

Online on

27.09.2019

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

24.9.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G02F 1/13357
H01J 31/12

Application no.

06847717.3

Keywords

Admissibility of appeal - (no)
Admissibility of appeal - statement of grounds of appeal does not deal with all reasons for refusing the application

Application title

DISPLAY DEVICE HAVING FIELD EMISSION UNIT WITH BLACK MATRIX

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T086818.20190924

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 282.929K)
T 2824/18 () of 11.9.2019

Online on

27.09.2019

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

11.9.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B60K 6/48
B60K 6/365

Application no.

11708194.3

Keywords

Einheitlichkeit der Erfindung - (ja)
Zurückverweisung an die erste Instanz

Application title

KRAFTFAHRZEUG MIT KOMBINIERTEM ANTRIEB

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T282418.20190911

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 268.683K)
T 2457/13 (Laying-out a business park/HOFMAN) of 25.1.2019

Online on

26.09.2019

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

25.1.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06Q 10/00

Application no.

09167747.6

Keywords

Declaration of non-establishment of the Search Report
Patentable invention - method of laying out business park (no
Patentable invention - mental act)
Inventive step - arranging valves in a ring main to enable exchange of wastewater for space heating between users (not notorious)
Remittal to the department of first instance - (yes)

Application title

Method for laying-out a business park and a business park

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T245713.20190125

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 301.779K)
T 0463/16 () of 4.6.2019

Online on

26.09.2019

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

4.6.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61F 2/24

Application no.

10164361.7

Keywords

Inventive step - (yes)
Amendments - extension beyond the content of the application as filed or earlier application as filed (no)

Application title

Minimally-invasive heart valve with cups positioners

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T046316.20190604

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 550.238K)
T 2365/16 () of 3.7.2019

Online on

26.09.2019

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

3.7.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B61D 1/06
B61D 35/00
A61G 3/00

Application no.

08105729.1

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (nein)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hauptantrag, Hilfsantrag 1, 2, 4
Änderungen - zulässig (nein)
Änderungen - Hilfsantrag 3

Application title

Doppelstock-Schienenfahrzeug

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T236516.20190703

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 312.061K)
T 0540/17 () of 17.9.2019

Online on

26.09.2019

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

17.9.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08J 5/18

Application no.

08763224.6

Keywords

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

Application title

ABSORBENT ARTICLES COMPRISING LOW BASIS WEIGHT FILMS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T054017.20190917

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 229.178K)
T 2748/17 () of 13.6.2019

Online on

26.09.2019

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

13.6.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A23L 1/29
A23L 1/30
A23L 1/304
A23L 1/305
A61K 31/14
A61K 31/202
A61K 31/7072
A23L 1/302

Application no.

11181091.7

Keywords

Main request and auxiliary request 1 - Added matter (yes)
Second auxiliary request - Admission (no)

Application title

Food composition for prodromal dementia patients

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T274817.20190613

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 398.361K)
T 0939/15 (Synergistic microbicidal compositions/ROHM and HAAS) of 12.9.2019

Online on

25.09.2019

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

12.9.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 45/06
A01N 43/80
A01N 25/30
A01N 37/02

Application no.

08172107.8

Keywords

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

Application title

Synergistic microbicidal compositions

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T093915.20190912

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 226.880K)
T 1273/15 () of 19.9.2019

Online on

25.09.2019

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

19.9.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G02B 26/00
G02F 1/167
C09B 67/00

Application no.

04794510.0

Keywords

Novelty (yes)
Inventive step (no)

Application title

ELECTROPHORETIC MEDIA

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T127315.20190919

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 295.661K)
T 1854/15 () of 27.8.2019

Online on

25.09.2019

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

27.8.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G02B 21/16
G02B 21/00

Application no.

07010431.0

Keywords

Erweiterung über den Inhalt der ursprünglich eingereichten Anmeldung hinaus (nein)
Ausführbarkeit der Erfindung (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit (ja)

Application title

Mikroskop mit erhöhter Auflösung

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T185415.20190827

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 568.529K)
T 0009/16 () of 23.7.2019

Online on

25.09.2019

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

23.7.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B62M 9/12

Application no.

04029086.8

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)
Late-filed auxiliary requests - request clearly allowable (no)

Application title

Motorized front derailleur mounting member

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T000916.20190723

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 412.118K)
T 0452/15 () of 23.5.2019

Online on

24.09.2019

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

23.5.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C09J 5/00
B29C 49/04
C09J 7/04

Application no.

09005587.2

Keywords

Patentansprüche - Klarheit
Patentansprüche - Hauptantrag (nein)

Application title

Verfahren zum Kaschieren eines partikelarmen Folienschlauches

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T045215.20190523

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 291.439K)
T 1042/15 () of 26.7.2019

Online on

24.09.2019

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

26.7.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A23G 4/08
A23G 3/50
A23G 9/44
A23G 4/06

Application no.

07841527.0

Keywords

Admissibility of late-filed requests (yes)
Amendments occasioned by a ground for opposition (yes)
Added subject-matter (yes): main request and auxiliary requests 2, 4, 6
Extension of the scope of protection (yes): auxiliary requests 1, 3, 5, 7

Application title

INDULGENT GUM BASE AND CHEWING GUM COMPOSITIONS CONTAINING SAME

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T104215.20190726

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 469.360K)
T 2119/15 () of 17.7.2019

Online on

24.09.2019

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

17.7.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B65D 41/26
B65D 51/24

Application no.

10164907.7

Keywords

Admissibility of late-filed auxiliary requests - (yes)
Admissibility of late-filed documents - (yes)
Late-filed document - remittal to the department of first instance
Late-filed document - (no)
Main request and auxiliary requests 2, 3, 5 and 6 - novelty or inventive step (no)
Auxiliary requests 1, 4, 7 and 8 - amendments - added subject-matter (yes)
Auxiliary request 9 - inventive step (yes)

Application title

Packaging assembly

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T211915.20190717

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 568.542K)
T 2327/16 () of 12.7.2019

Online on

24.09.2019

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

12.7.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A23F 5/38

Application no.

08846680.0

Keywords

Main request: novelty (no)
Auxiliary requests 1-5: clarity (no)
Auxiliary request 6: admissibility (no)

Application title

INSTANT BEVERAGE PRODUCT

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T232716.20190712

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 403.818K)
T 2640/16 () of 19.9.2019

Online on

24.09.2019

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

19.9.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G02F 1/13

Application no.

12702106.1

Keywords

Amended main request : Added subject-matter (no) - Clarity (no)
First auxiliary request : Inventive step (no)
Second auxiliary request : Added subject-matter (yes)

Application title

ELECTRONIC DEVICES HAVING REDUCED SUSCEPTIBILITY TO NEWTON RINGS, AND/OR METHODS OF MAKING THE SAME

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T264016.20190919

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 369.250K)
T 1202/17 (Kochfläche für Induktion/Schott) of 18.7.2019

Online on

24.09.2019

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

18.7.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C03C 3/087
C03C 3/097
C03C 10/12

Application no.

11735995.0

Keywords

Spät eingereichter Antrag - Antrag eindeutig gewährbar (ja)

Application title

GLASKERAMIK ALS KOCHFLÄCHE FÜR INDUKTIONSBEHEIZUNG MIT VERBESSERTER FARBIGER ANZEIGEFÄHIGKEIT UND WÄRMEABSCHIRMUNG, VERFAHREN ZUR HERSTELLUNG EINER SOLCHEN KOCHFLÄCHE UND IHRE VERWENDUNG

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T120217.20190718

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 298.626K)
T 1520/15 () of 4.7.2019

Online on

23.09.2019

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

4.7.2019

Proc. language

FR

IPC

C07D 279/20
C07D 279/22
A61K 31/5415
A61P 31/00
A61P 25/00
A61P 7/00

Application no.

11191740.7

Keywords

Nouveauté
Demande divisionnaire - extension de l'objet de la demande
Revendications - clarté

Application title

Procédé de préparation de composés diaminophenothiazinium

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T152015.20190704

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 381.882K)
T 1789/15 () of 27.6.2019

Online on

23.09.2019

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

27.6.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C09D 123/06
C08L 23/06

Application no.

07024738.2

Keywords

Inventive step

Application title

Process for coating a pipe with high throughput using multimodal ethylene copolymer, and coated pipes obtained thereof

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T178915.20190627

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 512.558K)
T 2060/15 () of 10.9.2019

Online on

23.09.2019

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

10.9.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G01N 27/411
G01N 33/20

Application no.

06024496.9

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit (nein)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hauptantrag, 1. und 2. Hilfsantrag
Spät eingereichte Hilfsanträge - Änderungen nach Anberaumung der mündlichen Verhandlung
Spät eingereichte Hilfsanträge - 3. Hilfsantrag
Spät eingereichte Hilfsanträge - zugelassen (nein)

Application title

Messsonde zur Messung in Metall- oder Schlackeschmelzen

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T206015.20190910

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 427.246K)
T 0001/16 () of 16.9.2019

Online on

23.09.2019

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

16.9.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

E02F 9/22

Application no.

05711086.8

Keywords

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

Application title

AN ENERGY RECOVERY SYSTEM FOR A WORK VEHICLE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T000116.20190916

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 360.454K)
T 0177/16 (Fluoridation and mineralisation of teeth / PROCTER & GAMBLE) of 5.9.2019

Online on

23.09.2019

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

5.9.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 8/21
A61K 8/81
A23G 4/06
A23G 4/08
A23G 4/12
A61Q 11/00

Application no.

03796993.8

Keywords

Novelty - implicit disclosure (no)
Inventive step - (yes)
Sufficiency of disclosure - (yes)

Application title

Method of enhancing fluoridation and mineralization of teeth

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T017716.20190905

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 344.992K)
T 0351/16 () of 2.7.2019

Online on

23.09.2019

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

2.7.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A45D 34/02
B05B 11/00

Application no.

05732206.7

Keywords

Late-filed evidence - submitted with the statement of grounds of appeal
Late-filed evidence - admitted (yes)
Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)
Inventive step - non-obvious solution
Sufficiency of disclosure - (yes)
Amendments - allowable (yes)

Application title

REFILL PERFUME BOTTLE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T035116.20190702

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 648.283K)
T 0469/16 () of 19.7.2019

Online on

23.09.2019

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

19.7.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07J 71/00
A61K 31/58
A61P 5/44

Application no.

10754274.8

Keywords

Inventive step

Application title

Pregnane derivatives condensed in the 16,17 position with an N-substituted isoxazolidine ring as anti-inflammatory agents

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T046916.20190719

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 412.843K)
T 1239/16 () of 4.9.2019

Online on

23.09.2019

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

4.9.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A47L 15/42
A47L 15/46

Application no.

05709020.1

Keywords

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

Application title

A DISHWASHER AND CONTROL METHOD THEREOF

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T123916.20190904

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 363.540K)
T 0821/17 () of 18.6.2019

Online on

23.09.2019

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

18.6.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F28D 1/02
F28D 1/047
E21B 36/00

Application no.

10730573.2

Keywords

Claims - clarity (no)
Inventive step - (no)
Late-filed evidence - submitted with the statement of grounds of appeal
Late-filed evidence - admitted (yes)
Late-filed request - admitted (yes)

Application title

SUBSEA COOLER

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T082117.20190618

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 355.264K)
T 1386/17 (Dental compositions / 3M) of 17.9.2019

Online on

23.09.2019

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

17.9.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 6/027
A61K 6/083
C03C 17/32

Application no.

06776521.4

Keywords

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

Application title

DENTAL COMPOSITIONS CONTAINING A SURFACE-MODIFIED FILLER

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T138617.20190917

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 223.108K)
T 2588/17 () of 13.8.2019

Online on

23.09.2019

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

13.8.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B65D 75/58
B65D 77/00

Application no.

10181784.9

Keywords

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

Application title

Resealable food container

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T258817.20190813

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 451.793K)
T 0537/19 () of 16.9.2019

Online on

23.09.2019

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

16.9.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 9/16
A61K 31/501

Application no.

14824382.7

Keywords

Admissibility of appeal - missing statement of grounds

Application title

IMPROVED PHARMACEUTICAL COMPOSITIONS OF PIMOBENDAN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T053719.20190916

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 220.373K)
T 1519/19 () of 9.9.2019

Online on

23.09.2019

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

9.9.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01R 29/02
G01R 13/02

Application no.

08806253.4

Keywords

Admissibility of appeal - missing statement of grounds

Application title

PULSE ANALYZER

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T151919.20190909

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 219.728K)
T 2359/15 () of 2.7.2019

Online on

20.09.2019

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

2.7.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

D01G 15/28

Application no.

12008343.1

Keywords

Neuheit - Hauptantrag (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hauptantrag (nein)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hilfsantrag 1 (nein)
Spät eingereichte Hilfsanträge - Hilfsantrag 2 eindeutig gewährbar (nein)

Application title

Verfahren und Vorrichtung zum Überwachen von Kontakten eines sich drehenden Bauteils einer Textilmaschine

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T235915.20190702

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 424.171K)
T 1871/16 (Allergen peptide fragments/ANERGIS) of 11.4.2019

Online on

20.09.2019

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

11.4.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 39/35
A61K 39/36
A61P 37/08
C07K 14/415
C07K 14/435

Application no.

10011428.9

Keywords

All claim requests - added subject-matter (yes)

Application title

Allergen peptide fragments and use thereof

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T187116.20190411

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 320.088K)
T 1085/17 () of 21.5.2019

Online on

20.09.2019

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

21.5.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 8/81
A61K 8/02
A61Q 13/00
D06M 13/00
C11D 3/50
A61K 8/11
A61Q 5/02

Application no.

06300921.1

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)
Inventive step - all requests
Change of venue of oral proceedings - not allowed

Application title

Encapsulation of bulky fragrance molecules

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T108517.20190521

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D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 365.565K)
T 0804/15 (Antibody/UNIVERSITY OF EXETER) of 16.7.2019

Online on

19.09.2019

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

16.7.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07K 16/14
G01N 33/558

Application no.

10700449.1

Keywords

Claims - clarity (no)

Application title

Antibody

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T080415.20190716

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 275.819K)
T 1282/15 () of 5.9.2019

Online on

19.09.2019

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

5.9.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F01D 5/28
F01D 9/02
F01D 25/24
C03C 17/23
C03C 17/25
C09K 3/18

Application no.

06022506.7

Keywords

Novelty - main request (no)

Application title

Steam turbine

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T128215.20190905

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 290.771K)
T 0057/16 () of 19.7.2019

Online on

19.09.2019

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

19.7.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F03D 9/00
H02J 3/38
H02J 3/50

Application no.

11175580.7

Keywords

Novelty - (no)
Inventive step - (no)

Application title

Method and arrangement for operating a wind farm within voltage limit

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T005716.20190719

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 405.690K)
T 0064/16 (Database navigation/DASSAULT SYSTEMES) of 16.9.2019

Online on

19.09.2019

Board

3.5.07

Decision date

16.9.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 17/30
G06F 3/03

Application no.

04293051.1

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)

Application title

Method and system for graphically navigating among stored objects

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T006416.20190916

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 401.318K)
T 0273/16 () of 3.9.2019

Online on

19.09.2019

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

3.9.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A47L 15/42
A47L 15/24

Application no.

08156113.6

Keywords

Beschwerdeentscheidung - Zurückverweisung an die Einspruchsabteilung (ja)
Zurückverweisung - wesentlicher Mangel im Verfahren vor der Einspruchsabteilung (ja)
Rückzahlung der Beschwerdegebühr - (ja)

Application title

Gewerbliche Geschirrspülmaschine

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T027316.20190903

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 295.761K)
T 0699/16 () of 24.7.2019

Online on

19.09.2019

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

24.7.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F04D 25/08
F04D 33/00

Application no.

08788433.4

Keywords

Appealed decision - reasoned (yes)
Reimbursement of appeal fee - (no)
Novelty - (no)
Amendments - allowable (no)
Amendments - intermediate generalisation

Application title

A FAN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T069916.20190724

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D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 428.371K)
T 1484/16 () of 3.7.2019

Online on

19.09.2019

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

3.7.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08F 10/00
C08F 6/00
B01J 8/00
B01J 19/18

Application no.

05792293.2

Keywords

Amendments - all requests
Amendments - allowable (no)
Late-filed request - adjournment of oral proceedings would have been required (yes)

Application title

ENERGY EFFICIENT POLYOLEFIN PRODUCTION PROCESS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T148416.20190703

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 403.727K)
T 1537/18 (Microalgae/CUTECH) of 16.9.2019

Online on

19.09.2019

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

16.9.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 8/97

Application no.

11787628.4

Keywords

Remittal to the department of first instance

Application title

EXTRACTS OF MICROALGAE AND THEIR APPLICATION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T153718.20190916

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 258.655K)
T 0109/13 (Alzheimer's diagnosis/WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY) of 5.4.2019

Online on

18.09.2019

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

5.4.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01N 33/68

Application no.

08827578.9

Keywords

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

Application title

IMPROVED ALZHEIMER'S DIAGNOSIS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T010913.20190405

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 283.347K)
T 0235/13 (Composition for treating short stature disorders/NAKAO) of 10.4.2019

Online on

18.09.2019

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

10.4.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 45/00
A61K 38/00
A61K 38/22
A61P 19/00
A61P 43/00
C12Q 1/02
G01N 33/15
G01N 33/50
C07K 14/47
C12N 15/00
C12N 15/09

Application no.

05728903.5

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)

Application title

COMPOSITION FOR INCREASING BODY HEIGHT

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T023513.20190410

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 314.364K)
T 1556/14 (nab-Paclitaxel combinations/ABRAXIS) of 12.8.2019

Online on

18.09.2019

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

12.8.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 31/337
A61K 31/555
A61K 38/22
A61K 31/7068
A61P 35/00

Application no.

06735710.3

Keywords

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

Application title

COMBINATIONS AND MODES OF ADMINISTRATION OF THERAPEUTIC AGENTS AND COMBINATION THERAPY

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T155614.20190812

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 251.019K)
T 0008/15 (Enzymvermittelte Fluoreszenzmarkierung in der STED-Mikroskopie/LEICA) of 18.2.2019

Online on

18.09.2019

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

18.2.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G01N 33/50
G01N 33/533
G01N 33/68

Application no.

07115163.3

Keywords

Zulässigkeit der Beschwerde - Beschwerde hinreichend begründet (ja)
Neuheit - Hauptantrag (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - alle Anträge (nein)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - naheliegende Kombination

Application title

Verfahren zur räumlich hochauflösenden Untersuchung von einer mit einer fluoreszierenden Substanz markierten Struktur einer Probe

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T000815.20190218

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 507.554K)
T 0235/15 (Tube feeding/NESTLÉ) of 17.6.2019

Online on

18.09.2019

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

17.6.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 45/06
A23L 1/29
A61P 3/02
A23L 1/303
A23L 1/304
A23L 1/305

Application no.

07821451.7

Keywords

Main request, auxiliary requests 1 to 7 - Method for treatment by therapy - (yes)
Referral to the Enlarged Board of Appeal - (no)
Auxiliary request 8 - admitted (no)

Application title

LONG-TERM ENTERAL FEED FOR MAINTENANCE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T023515.20190617

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 361.562K)
T 1168/16 () of 10.7.2019

Online on

18.09.2019

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

10.7.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F03D 1/06

Application no.

09777267.7

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)

Application title

WIND TURBINE BLADE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T116816.20190710

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 556.059K)
T 2300/16 () of 11.9.2019

Online on

18.09.2019

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

11.9.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B60W 40/08
B60W 40/10
B60W 40/06
B60W 40/12

Application no.

09765161.6

Keywords

Amendments - added feature combines with the originally claimed invention to form a single general inventive concept

Application title

METHOD FOR FORECASTING THE EVOLUTION OF THE MAGNITUDE OF A DATA FOR A VEHICLE JOURNEY

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T230016.20190911

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 327.491K)
T 0583/17 (Uniform films / MONOSOL RX LLC) of 18.7.2019

Online on

18.09.2019

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

18.7.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 31/4545
A61K 9/00
A61K 9/70
A61K 9/16
A61K 45/00

Application no.

11157819.1

Keywords

Substantial procedural violation - reimbursement of appeal fee (no)
Divisional application - added subject-matter (no)
Divisional application - after amendment

Application title

Uniform films for rapid dissolve dosage form incorporating taste-masking compositions

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T058317.20190718

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 434.795K)
T 1843/17 () of 30.8.2019

Online on

18.09.2019

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

30.8.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G02B 21/32
G02B 21/00

Application no.

04023496.5

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (nein)

Application title

Lichtrastermikroskop mit punktförmiger Lichtquellenverteilung und Verwendung

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T184317.20190830

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 360.752K)
T 0336/19 (Reimbursement of appeal fee) of 28.8.2019

Online on

18.09.2019

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

28.8.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04L 9/32
H04L 29/06
G06F 21/35
G06F 1/14
G06K 19/07
H04L 29/08
G06F 21/34

Application no.

15853646.6

Keywords

Interlocutory revision - reimbursement of appeal fee (no)
Substantial procedural violation (no)

Application title

SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR REAL-TIME VERIFICATION OF CLOCK SYNCHRONISATION-BASED DYNAMIC PASSWORD ANTI-COUNTERFEITING TAG VALIDITY

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T033619.20190828

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 250.075K)
T 0639/13 () of 6.3.2018

Online on

17.09.2019

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

6.3.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61B 17/122
A61B 17/128

Application no.

02775909.1

Keywords

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

Application title

THROUGH THE SCOPE ENDOSCOPIC HEMOSTATIC CLIPPING DEVICE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T063913.20180306

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 529.775K)
T 0825/13 (Java virtual machine/ORACLE AMERICA) of 20.3.2018

Online on

17.09.2019

Board

3.5.07

Decision date

20.3.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 17/30

Application no.

01937489.1

Keywords

Inventive step - main request (yes)

Application title

A Java**(TM) virtual machine configurable to perform as a web server

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T082513.20180320

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 376.929K)
T 1454/13 () of 1.3.2018

Online on

17.09.2019

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

1.3.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01L 33/40
H01L 21/268

Application no.

04780967.8

Keywords

Late-filed auxiliary request - admitted (yes)
Amendments - added subject-matter
Amendments - main and 1st auxiliary requests (yes)
Amendments - 2nd auxiliary request (no)
Inventive step - 2nd auxiliary request (yes)

Application title

LOCALIZED ANNEALING OF METAL-SILICON CARBIDE OHMIC CONTACTS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T145413.20180301

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 366.812K)
T 1504/13 () of 6.3.2018

Online on

17.09.2019

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

6.3.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B62B 3/06
B62D 51/00
B62D 51/04
B66F 9/06

Application no.

08164776.0

Keywords

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

Application title

A tiller arm for a tiller arm truck

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T150413.20180306

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 366.906K)
T 0170/14 () of 7.5.2019

Online on

17.09.2019

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

7.5.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61B 17/072

Application no.

07250382.4

Keywords

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

Application title

Surgical Instrument with electronic safety-interlocks

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T017014.20190507

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 741.731K)
T 0594/14 () of 9.7.2019

Online on

17.09.2019

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

9.7.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G08B 21/04

Application no.

11169827.0

Keywords

Amendments - main and first auxiliary request
Amendments - allowable (no)
Late-filed request - second auxiliary request could have been filed in first instance proceedings (yes)

Application title

Method and system for fall detection

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T059414.20190709

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 264.450K)
T 0607/14 () of 26.6.2019

Online on

17.09.2019

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

26.6.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61M 25/00

Application no.

07700165.9

Keywords

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

Application title

CONTAINER FOR MEDICAL DEVICES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T060714.20190626

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 656.490K)
T 1159/14 () of 6.8.2019

Online on

17.09.2019

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

6.8.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H05B 41/298
H05B 41/292

Application no.

08164248.0

Keywords

Amendments - allowable (no)

Application title

Electronic connection device for a lamp

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T115914.20190806

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 276.170K)
T 1184/14 (STRIP COIL ARRAY / PHILIPS) of 9.7.2019

Online on

17.09.2019

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

9.7.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01R 33/34
G01R 33/3415

Application no.

09730146.9

Keywords

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

Application title

DOUBLE LAYER MULTI ELEMENT RF STRIP COIL ARRAY FOR SAR REDUCED HIGH FIELD MR

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T118414.20190709

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 363.945K)
T 1658/14 () of 23.1.2018

Online on

17.09.2019

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

23.1.2018

Proc. language

FR

IPC

B21J 5/02
B21J 5/00
B22D 31/00

Application no.

01420234.5

Keywords

Motifs d'opposition - exposé insuffisant (non)
Nouveauté - (oui)
Activité inventive - (oui)
Preuves produites tardivement - avec les motifs du recours

Application title

Procede de fabrication de pieces moulees puis forgees comprenant un ou des evidements et installation de mise en oeuvre

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T165814.20180123

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 319.577K)
T 2227/14 (Polynucleotide arrays/ILLUMINA) of 31.1.2018

Online on

17.09.2019

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

31.1.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12Q 1/68
B01J 19/00

Application no.

07008271.4

Keywords

Admission main request (yes)
Admission objections under Articles 76(1), 100(b), 123(2) EPC, Rule 80 EPC (no)
Main request - extension of protection (no); clarity (yes); novelty (yes); inventive step (yes)
Apportionment of costs and refund of appeal fee (no)
Remittal for adaptation of the description (yes)

Application title

Methods of sequencing polynucleotide arrays, and preparation methods therefor

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T222714.20180131

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 586.258K)
T 0063/15 () of 11.7.2019

Online on

17.09.2019

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

11.7.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C09B 5/62
C09B 67/22

Application no.

05701347.6

Keywords

Hauptantrag - Klarheit (nein)
Hilfsantrag 1 - Neuheit (ja)
Zurückverweisung an die erste Instanz (ja)

Application title

SCHWARZE PERYLENPIGMENTE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T006315.20190711

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 407.179K)
T 1428/15 () of 7.2.2018

Online on

17.09.2019

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

7.2.2018

Proc. language

FR

IPC

B60H 3/06

Application no.

08842311.6

Keywords

Activité inventive - (oui)

Application title

SYSTEME DE CHAUFFAGE/CLIMATISATION A REGENERATION DE FILTRE POUR VEHICULE AUTOMOBILE ET PROCEDE DE CONTROLE ET FILTRE ASSOCIES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T142815.20180207

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 260.394K)
T 0792/16 (Serially transmitting graphics data / ATI) of 9.7.2019

Online on

17.09.2019

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

9.7.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 3/14

Application no.

00306738.6

Keywords

Amendments - added subject-matter (yes)
Amendments - intermediate generalisation
Inventive step - obvious modification
Examination procedure - amendments
Examination procedure - consent of examining division (no)
Examination procedure - correct exercise of discretion (yes)
Auxiliary request - identical to request not admitted in first instance proceedings
Reimbursement of appeal fee - substantial procedural violation (no)

Application title

Method and apparatus for serially transmitting graphics data

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T079216.20190709

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 318.282K)
T 2426/16 (Sensing patterns for a touch screen/SAMSUNG) of 12.9.2019

Online on

17.09.2019

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

12.9.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 3/044

Application no.

10150110.4

Keywords

Added subject-matter - (yes)
Inventive step - (no): no synergistic technical effect
Right to be heard - withdrawal of request for oral proceedings

Application title

Touch screen panel and method for fabricating the same

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T242616.20190912

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 310.191K)
T 1734/17 (Managing multiple subscriptions in a UICC/GEMALTO) of 21.5.2019

Online on

17.09.2019

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

21.5.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04W 8/18
H04M 1/67

Application no.

11810811.7

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)

Application title

SYSTEM FOR MANAGING MULTIPLE SUBSCRIPTIONS IN A UICC

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T173417.20190521

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 289.299K)
T 2469/17 (Polysaccharide derivatives/ DOW) of 4.7.2019

Online on

17.09.2019

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

4.7.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 47/36
A61K 9/20

Application no.

12714149.7

Keywords

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

Application title

NOVEL POLYSACCHARIDE DERIVATIVES AND DOSAGE FORMS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T246917.20190704

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 356.934K)
T 1506/19 () of 9.9.2019

Online on

17.09.2019

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

9.9.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G06Q 50/00

Application no.

15000582.5

Keywords

Zulässigkeit der Beschwerde - fehlende Beschwerdebegründung

Application title

Verfahren und Vorrichtung zur Steuerung einer Konferenz

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T150619.20190909

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 220.240K)
T 2049/12 (Data structure for defining transformations / MICROSOFT) of 9.5.2019

Online on

16.09.2019

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

9.5.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06Q 99/00
G06F 17/00

Application no.

07750851.3

Keywords

Inventive step - computer program defining data transformations declaratively (no
Inventive step - not technical)

Application title

DECLARATIONS FOR TRANSFORMATIONS WITHIN SERVICE SEQUENCES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T204912.20190509

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 304.275K)
T 1486/14 () of 17.7.2019

Online on

16.09.2019

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

17.7.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B29C 45/27

Application no.

09006138.3

Keywords

Inventive step (yes)

Application title

Tip assembly having at least three components for hot runner nozzle

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T148614.20190717

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 506.260K)
T 1824/14 () of 2.7.2019

Online on

16.09.2019

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

2.7.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G07C 5/00
G07C 5/08
G06Q 30/02

Application no.

12152304.7

Keywords

Inventive step - main request and auxiliary requests (no)

Application title

Tire management system and method

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T182414.20190702

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 339.698K)
T 1965/14 () of 16.7.2019

Online on

16.09.2019

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

16.7.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61B 5/103
A61B 5/11

Application no.

10000149.4

Keywords

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

Application title

Posture assessment and feedback device

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T196514.20190716

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 252.187K)
T 0315/15 () of 13.3.2019

Online on

16.09.2019

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

13.3.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F16L 13/14

Application no.

09178912.3

Keywords

Added matter (yes: main request; no: auxiliary request 1)
Clarity (no: auxiliary request 1)
Admissibility of the request (no: auxiliary request 2)

Application title

Device, method and kit of parts for forming a press-fit connection with a tube

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T031515.20190313

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 1.534M)
T 2307/15 () of 11.9.2019

Online on

16.09.2019

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

11.9.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B65B 5/10
B65B 15/04
B65B 61/02
B65B 61/26
B65D 75/32
A61J 1/03

Application no.

10716052.5

Keywords

Admissibility of appeal - (yes)
Grounds for opposition - added subject-matter (yes)

Application title

METHOD AND DEVICE FOR THE COMMISSIONING OF PIECE GOODS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T230715.20190911

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 312.810K)
T 0563/16 (Modellgestütztes AOD-Verfahren/Primetals) of 18.6.2019

Online on

16.09.2019

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

18.6.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C21C 5/00
C21C 5/46
F27D 19/00
F27D 21/00

Application no.

02450259.3

Keywords

Neuheit - Hauptantrag (nein)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (nein)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - naheliegende Alternative
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hilfsantrag (nein)
Beschwerdeentscheidung - Zurückverweisung an die erste Instanz (nein)
Spät eingereichte Beweismittel - eingereicht mit der Beschwerdebegründung
Spät eingereichte Beweismittel - zugelassen (ja)

Application title

Verfahren zur Herstellung einer Metallschmelze an Hand eines dynamischen Prozessmodells, inklusiv Korrekturmodell

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T056316.20190618

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 361.878K)
T 1481/16 (Anti-CD6 monoclonal antibody/CENTRO DE INMUNOLOGIA MOLECULAR) of 16.4.2019

Online on

16.09.2019

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

16.4.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 39/00
C07K 16/28

Application no.

07855983.8

Keywords

Main request - EPC requirements met (yes)

Application title

Pharmaceutical composition, comprising an anti-CD6 monoclonal antibody used in the diagnosis and treatment of rheumatoid arthritis

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T148116.20190416

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 327.276K)
T 1927/16 () of 3.7.2019

Online on

16.09.2019

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

3.7.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A61M 1/36

Application no.

11185961.7

Keywords

Ausnahmen von der Patentierbarkeit - Verfahren zur chirurgischen Behandlung (ja)

Application title

Verfahren zum Starten einer Hämodialyse

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T192716.20190703

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 352.604K)
T 1530/17 () of 11.9.2019

Online on

16.09.2019

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

11.9.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B08B 1/00
C03B 35/16
F27D 25/00
B65G 45/10
F27B 9/30

Application no.

11705032.8

Keywords

Sufficiency of disclosure - (yes)

Application title

ROLLER CLEANING DEVICE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T153017.20190911

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 271.531K)
T 2162/17 () of 6.9.2019

Online on

16.09.2019

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

6.9.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B60H 1/00
B62D 25/08

Application no.

10767968.0

Keywords

Novelty - (no)

Application title

SUCTION UNIT OF A VEHICLE'S AIR CONDITIONING SYSTEM

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T216217.20190906

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 274.448K)
T 2132/14 () of 6.9.2019

Online on

13.09.2019

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

6.9.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01R 13/187
H01R 13/26

Application no.

07254357.2

Keywords

Admissibility of appeal - statement of grounds does not address all main reasons for the decision

Application title

Electrical connector assembly

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T213214.20190906

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 258.817K)
T 0427/15 () of 17.6.2019

Online on

13.09.2019

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

17.6.2019

Proc. language

FR

IPC

C23C 2/02
C23C 2/26
C25D 5/02
C25D 5/10
C25D 5/56
C25D 1/00
G03F 7/00
G03F 7/40

Application no.

09807920.5

Keywords

Procédure orale - droit d'être entendu pendant la procédure orale
Modifications - extension au-delà du contenu de la demande telle que déposée (requête principale
Modifications - oui)
Motifs d'opposition - nouveau motif d'opposition (oui)
Motifs d'opposition - extension de l'objet du brevet (requête subsidiaire
Motifs d'opposition - non)
Motifs d'opposition - exposé insuffisant (requête subsidiaire
Motifs d'opposition - non)

Application title

PROCÉDÉ DE FABRICATION DE PIÈCES MÉTALLIQUES MULTI-NIVEAUX PAR LA TECHNIQUE LIGA-UV

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T042715.20190617

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 450.470K)
T 1689/14 () of 1.8.2019

Online on

12.09.2019

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

1.8.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H03J 1/00

Application no.

08103611.3

Keywords

Inventive step - main request
Inventive step - patent in amended form (yes)

Application title

Method for estimating the type of broadcast for minimizing the time for channel installation

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T168914.20190801

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 340.218K)
T 1690/14 () of 1.8.2019

Online on

12.09.2019

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

1.8.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H03J 1/00

Application no.

08162759.8

Keywords

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

Application title

Method and circuit for saving power of remote control according to user position

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T169014.20190801

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 394.918K)
T 1691/14 () of 1.8.2019

Online on

12.09.2019

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

1.8.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H03J 1/00
H02J 9/00
H02M 3/33

Application no.

08166746.1

Keywords

Novelty - main request (no)
Novelty - Inventive step
Novelty - auxiliary requests 1 and 2 (no)

Application title

Intelligent home automation system providing power saving in standby mode

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T169114.20190801

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 340.886K)
T 1287/15 (Evaporative emissions/WestRock) of 24.6.2019

Online on

12.09.2019

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

24.6.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F02M 25/08
B01D 53/04

Application no.

02748109.2

Keywords

Sufficiency of disclosure - (no)

Application title

METHOD, SYSTEM AND CANISTER FOR REDUCING EMISSIONS FROM EVAPORATIVE EMISSIONS CONTROL SYSTEMS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T128715.20190624

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 511.228K)
T 1262/16 (Cavitation/Valmet) of 11.6.2019

Online on

12.09.2019

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

11.6.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

D21C 7/06
D21C 3/24

Application no.

09723152.6

Keywords

Inventive step - main request (yes)

Application title

FEEDING SYSTEM COMPRISING PUMPS IN PARALLEL FOR A CONTINUOUS DIGESTER

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T126216.20190611

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 323.488K)
T 2684/16 (Polysilanherstellung/Nagarjuna) of 18.7.2019

Online on

12.09.2019

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

18.7.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C01B 33/107

Application no.

10793199.0

Keywords

Neuheit - (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (nein)

Application title

VERFAHREN ZUR HERSTELLUNG VON HALOGENIERTEN POLYSILANEN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T268416.20190718

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 323.354K)
T 1003/19 (Failure to communicate the text intended for grant - missing drawing … of 30.8.2019

Online on

12.09.2019

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

30.8.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C22B 11/00
C22B 3/12
C22B 3/22
C22B 3/24
C22B 3/42
B01D 11/00

Application no.

11846831.3

Keywords

Admissibility of appeal - appellant adversely affected despite decision to grant a patent
Fundamental procedural defect - patent granted without agreement on the text for grant

Application title

CO-CURRENT AND COUNTER CURRENT RESIN-IN-LEACH IN GOLD LEACHING PROCESSES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T100319.20190830

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 344.190K)
T 0688/14 (Recombinant Factor VIII production/OCTAPHARMA) of 24.7.2019

Online on

11.09.2019

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

24.7.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12P 21/02
C07K 14/755

Application no.

06725404.5

Keywords

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

Application title

METHOD FOR ISOLATION OF RECOMBINANTLY PRODUCED PROTEINS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T068814.20190724

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 562.562K)
T 1087/16 () of 18.7.2019

Online on

11.09.2019

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

18.7.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F16B 47/00

Application no.

05706754.8

Keywords

Änderungen
Neuheit
Erfinderische Tätigkeit

Application title

UNTERDRUCK-HALTEVORRICHTUNG

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T108716.20190718

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 370.042K)
T 0462/17 (Water-soluble article/Reckitt) of 6.6.2019

Online on

11.09.2019

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

6.6.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C11D 3/39
C11D 3/48
B65B 9/04
C11D 17/04

Application no.

05750214.8

Keywords

Novelty - Main request, first and second auxiliary requests (no)
Novelty - Third auxiliary request (yes)
Remittal to the department of first instance

Application title

PROCESS FOR PREPARING WATER-SOLUBLE ARTICLES AND SUCH ARTICLES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T046217.20190606

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 338.584K)
T 0005/13 (Resolving transactions/APOLLO) of 6.12.2018

Online on

10.09.2019

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

6.12.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06Q 40/00
G06Q 30/00

Application no.

05812200.3

Keywords

Inventive step - rules based transaction settlement (no
Inventive step - non technical)
Inventive step - use of XML-based dictionaries to translate credit reports in different data formats (no
Inventive step - obvious)
Inventive step - revert to starting point in the closest prior art (no)

Application title

SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR RESOLVING TRANSACTIONS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T000513.20181206

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 320.246K)
T 1359/14 () of 19.7.2019

Online on

10.09.2019

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

19.7.2019

Proc. language

FR

IPC

H03K 17/082

Application no.

05106595.1

Keywords

Brevet tel que délivré - activité inventive (oui)

Application title

Dispositif de commande d'un transistor de puissance

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T135914.20190719

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 445.438K)
T 0986/15 (Media-content transfer/THOMSON LICENSING) of 5.7.2019

Online on

10.09.2019

Board

3.5.07

Decision date

5.7.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G11B 27/10
H04N 5/00
H04N 5/76

Application no.

07798910.1

Keywords

Basis of decision - pending requests
Amendments - added subject-matter (yes)
Claims - clarity (no)

Application title

Digital media device having media content transfer capability

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T098615.20190705

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 443.585K)
T 1968/15 () of 18.6.2019

Online on

10.09.2019

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

18.6.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C09D 11/00
C09D 11/10
G06K 1/00
G06K 19/00

Application no.

09167868.0

Keywords

Inventive step

Application title

Ultra-violet curable gellant inks for tactile and regular print applications as security features for signature and document authentication

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T196815.20190618

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 334.283K)
T 2301/15 () of 14.6.2019

Online on

10.09.2019

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

14.6.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B65G 19/02
B65G 47/61

Application no.

09175094.3

Keywords

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

Application title

Belade-Station für in einer Hänge-Förder-Anlage transportierte Transport-Taschen

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T230115.20190614

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 353.725K)
T 1722/17 () of 5.9.2019

Online on

10.09.2019

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

5.9.2019

Proc. language

FR

IPC

B05B 11/00
B29C 65/06
B29L 31/00
B29C 65/00

Application no.

12163556.9

Keywords

Nouveauté - après modification
Requête produite tardivement - requête aurait pu être produite en première instance (oui)

Application title

Flacon de distribution d'un produit fluide équipé d'une soupape de remplissage

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T172217.20190905

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 416.575K)
T 0847/16 () of 13.6.2019

Online on

09.09.2019

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

13.6.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F23R 3/00
F23R 3/60

Application no.

10197445.9

Keywords

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

Application title

Method for maintenance of a combustion chamber of a gas turbine plant

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T084716.20190613

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 363.945K)
T 1596/16 (Aluminum oxide/Fujimi) of 14.6.2019

Online on

09.09.2019

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

14.6.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B24B 37/00
C09K 3/14
H01L 21/304
C01F 7/02

Application no.

09762550.3

Keywords

Sufficiency of disclosure (yes)

Application title

ALUMINUM OXIDE PARTICLE AND POLISHING COMPOSITION CONTAINING THE SAME

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T159616.20190614

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 428.940K)
T 1796/16 () of 2.7.2019

Online on

09.09.2019

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

2.7.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B23K 9/16

Application no.

06007142.0

Keywords

Patentansprüche - Klarheit
Patentansprüche - Hauptantrag (nein)
Spät eingereichte Hilfsanträge - zugelassen (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hilfsantrag (nein)

Application title

Schweissen hochfester Stähle

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T179616.20190702

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 286.887K)
T 1255/13 (CTLA4 production/BRISTOL-MYERS SQUIBB) of 2.7.2019

Online on

06.09.2019

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

2.7.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12Q 1/54
A61K 38/00
A61K 38/45
A61K 39/395

Application no.

03808535.3

Keywords

"Main Request - requirements of the EPC met (yes)"

Application title

PRODUCT QUALITY ENHANCEMENT IN MAMMALIAN CELL CULTURE PROCESSES FOR PROTEIN PRODUCTION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T125513.20190702

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 502.710K)
T 1300/15 () of 2.7.2019

Online on

06.09.2019

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

2.7.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B65G 17/38
B65G 17/06

Application no.

09706659.1

Keywords

Novelty - main request (no)
Auxiliary requests - admitted (no)

Application title

CONVEYOR BELT

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T130015.20190702

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 363.815K)
T 0804/16 (Aminocarboxylates/Ecolab) of 20.5.2019

Online on

06.09.2019

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

20.5.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C11D 3/33
C11D 17/00
C11D 3/10

Application no.

08869466.6

Keywords

Novelty - (no)

Application title

SOLIDIFICATION MATRIX USING AN AMINOCARBOXYLATE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T080416.20190520

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 324.328K)
T 0865/16 (Öffnung aufweisendes Sicherheitselement / GIESEKE+DEVRIENT) of 22.5.2019

Online on

06.09.2019

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

22.5.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

D21H 21/40

Application no.

09772132.8

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit (Hauptantrag und Hilfsantrag) : nein

Application title

Verfahren zur Herstellung eines Sicherheitselements mit beidseitig aufgebrachter Beschichtung

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T086516.20190522

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 358.146K)
T 0907/16 (Sequential enzyme delivery system / UNILEVER) of 4.6.2019

Online on

06.09.2019

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

4.6.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C11D 3/386
D06F 39/02

Application no.

08774456.1

Keywords

Inventive step (main request and auxiliary requests 1 to 8A'): no
Admissibility of auxiliary request 9 filed during oral proceedings: no

Application title

Sequential enzyme delivery system

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T090716.20190604

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 365.376K)
T 1315/16 (Stable non-aqueous composition/Procter & Gamble) of 15.5.2019

Online on

06.09.2019

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

15.5.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C11D 3/22
C11D 3/37
C11D 3/43
C11D 17/04

Application no.

10167227.7

Keywords

Novelty - main request (no)
Novelty - auxiliary request 12 (yes)
Late-filed auxiliary request 12 - admitted (yes)
Amendments - added subject-matter (no)
Amendments - auxiliary request 12
Claims - clarity (yes) -auxiliary request 12
Inventive step - auxiliary request 12 (yes)

Application title

Stable non-aqueous liquid compositions comprising a cationic polymer in particulate form

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T131516.20190515

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 409.074K)
T 1946/16 (Grinding beads/Zircoa) of 28.6.2019

Online on

06.09.2019

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

28.6.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C04B 35/488
C04B 35/624
C04B 35/632
C09K 3/14
C04B 35/626

Application no.

08782231.8

Keywords

Correction of error - (no)
Amendments - broadening of claim (yes)

Application title

GRINDING BEADS AND METHOD OF PRODUCING THE SAME

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T194616.20190628

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 317.333K)
T 1665/16 () of 25.6.2019

Online on

05.09.2019

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

25.6.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C09K 21/14
C08K 5/02
C08L 11/00
C08L 9/00
C08L 9/02
C08L 23/08
C08L 27/06
C08L 83/00
C08K 3/22

Application no.

09007437.8

Keywords

Inventive step - (yes)
Intervention of the assumed infringer - status of the submitted documents
Appeal decision - remittal to the department of first instance (yes)

Application title

Fire retardant elastic foam material

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T166516.20190625

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 343.875K)
T 1894/16 () of 21.6.2019

Online on

05.09.2019

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

21.6.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08L 69/00
C08L 51/00
C08K 3/22

Application no.

08787097.8

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)
Inventive step - main request
Amendments - added subject-matter (no)
Amendments - Auxiliary Request 11
Amendments - occasioned by ground of opposition
Amendments - (yes)
Remittal to the department of first instance

Application title

AROMATIC POLYCARBONATE COMPOSITION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T189416.20190621

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 367.176K)
T 0590/15 () of 4.6.2019

Online on

04.09.2019

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

4.6.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A23L 3/00
A23L 3/10
A23L 3/14
A61L 2/04
A61L 2/07

Application no.

08804615.6

Keywords

Hauptantrag und Hilfsantrag 2 - Neuheit (nein)
Hilfsantrag 1 - Klarheit (nein)
Hilfsantrag 3 - Nicht zugelassen

Application title

VORRICHTUNG ZUM STERILISIEREN VON QUADERFÖRMIGEN KARTON/KUNSTSTOFF-VERBUNDPACKUNGEN IN EINEM AUTOKLAVEN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T059015.20190604

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 448.077K)
T 1260/16 () of 14.6.2019

Online on

04.09.2019

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

14.6.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C08G 77/06
C08L 83/04

Application no.

11164116.3

Keywords

Unklar definierter Parameter - Ausführbarkeit (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)

Application title

Verfahren zur Herstellung von Siliconemulsionen

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T126016.20190614

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 385.855K)
T 2104/16 () of 5.7.2019

Online on

04.09.2019

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

5.7.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08F 10/06
C08J 5/18
C08F 110/06

Application no.

09800007.8

Keywords

Novelty - (yes)- not proven beyond all reasonable doubt
Sufficiency of disclosure - (yes)
Sufficiency of disclosure - objection raised in fact one of clarity
Late submitted material - documents admitted (no)- no grounds to overturn decision of opposition division
Remittal to the department of first instance - (yes)

Application title

POLYPROPYLENE COMPOSITION WITH IMPROVED OPTICS FOR FILM AND MOULDING APPLICATIONS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T210416.20190705

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 374.516K)
T 0441/17 () of 1.8.2019

Online on

04.09.2019

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

1.8.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C08L 77/02
C08K 7/24
C08K 5/00
C08K 5/17
C08L 33/08
C08L 77/12

Application no.

11779165.7

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (nein)

Application title

CARBON NANOTUBES ENTHALTENDE POLYAMID 12-ZUSAMMENSETZUNG

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T044117.20190801

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 363.309K)
T 0831/17 (Haar oder München als Ort der mündlichen Verhandlung) of 25.2.2019

Online on

04.09.2019

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

25.2.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

H04L 29/06
H04L 29/08
H04W 28/06
H04W 80/00
H04W 80/02
H04W 80/04
H04W 88/18

Application no.

10182497.7

Keywords

Rechtliches Gehör am richtigen Ort
Vorlage an die Große Beschwerdekammer - durch die Beschwerdekammer
Vorlage an die Große Beschwerdekammer - Rechtsfrage von grundsätzlicher Bedeutung
Zulässigkeit der Beschwerde
Mündliche Verhandlung - vor der Beschwerdekammer
Recht auf mündliche Verhandlung - auch bei ersichtlich unzulässiger Beschwerde?

Application title

Verfahren zum Betreiben eines Mobilfunknetzes

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T083117.20190225

Distribution

A

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 397.213K)
T 0831/17 (Haar or Munich as venue for oral proceedings) of 25.2.2019

Online on

04.09.2019

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

25.2.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

H04L 29/06
H04L 29/08
H04W 28/06
H04W 80/00
H04W 80/02
H04W 80/04
H04W 88/18

Application no.

10182497.7

Keywords

Right to be heard at the correct venue
Referral to the Enlarged Board of Appeal – by the board of appeal – point of law of fundamental importance
Admissibility of appeal
Oral proceedings – before the board
Right to oral proceedings - even if appeal obviously inadmissible?

Application title

-

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T083117.20190225

Distribution

A

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 68.063K)
T 0831/17 (Haar ou Munich comme lieu de la procédure orale) of 25.2.2019

Online on

04.09.2019

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

25.2.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

H04L 29/06
H04L 29/08
H04W 28/06
H04W 80/00
H04W 80/02
H04W 80/04
H04W 88/18

Application no.

10182497.7

Keywords

Droit d'être entendu au lieu approprié
Saisine de la Grande Chambre de recours - par la Chambre de recours – Question de droit d'importance fondamentale
Recevabilité du recours
Procédure orale - devant la Chambre
Droit à une procédure orale - également en cas de recours manifestement irrecevable ?

Application title

-

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T083117.20190225

Distribution

A

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 29.599K)
T 0778/15 () of 1.7.2019

Online on

03.09.2019

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

1.7.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A01J 5/007

Application no.

06824285.8

Keywords

Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

A METHOD OF AND AN INSTALLATION FOR MILKING AN ANIMAL HAVING AT LEAST TWO TEATS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T077815.20190701

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 309.522K)
T 0204/16 () of 27.6.2019

Online on

03.09.2019

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

27.6.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A22C 11/12
A22C 15/00
B65G 47/26

Application no.

09012521.2

Keywords

Admissibility of appeal - (yes)
Novelty - main and first auxiliary request (no)
Inventive step - second auxiliary request (yes)

Application title

System for storing products

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T020416.20190627

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 432.567K)
T 1911/16 () of 8.7.2019

Online on

03.09.2019

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

8.7.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A47L 15/50

Application no.

10002618.6

Keywords

Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

Cutlery tray, dishwasher basket and dishwasher

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T191116.20190708

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 290.420K)
T 2250/15 () of 21.5.2019

Online on

02.09.2019

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

21.5.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F03D 1/06
F03D 3/06
F03B 3/12

Application no.

09729071.2

Keywords

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

Application title

A WIND TURBINE BLADE WITH AN AUXILIARY AIRFOIL

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T225015.20190521

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 369.157K)
T 2358/15 () of 12.7.2019

Online on

02.09.2019

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

12.7.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F02M 25/07
F02B 29/04

Application no.

03767518.8

Keywords

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

Application title

VORRICHTUNG ZUR KÜHLUNG

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T235815.20190712

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 350.350K)
T 0688/16 () of 22.7.2019

Online on

02.09.2019

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

22.7.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A47L 15/48
A47L 15/00
A47L 15/24

Application no.

07801699.5

Keywords

Zulässigkeit der Beschwerde - Beschwerde hinreichend begründet (ja)
Neuheit - (ja)
Spät eingereichter Antrag - Antrag identisch mit dem im erstinstanzlichen Verfahren nicht zugelassenen Hilfsantrag

Application title

VERFAHREN ZUR BEURTEILUNG UND SICHERSTELLUNG DER THERMISCHEN HYGIENEWIRKUNG IN EINER MEHRTANKGESCHIRRSPÜLMASCHINE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T068816.20190722

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 385.037K)
T 0447/17 () of 9.5.2019

Online on

02.09.2019

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

9.5.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F24H 3/04

Application no.

03290191.0

Keywords

Spät eingereichter Antrag - Antrag hätte bereits im erstinstanzlichen Verfahren vorgebracht werden können (nein)
Änderungen - Zwischenverallgemeinerung
Patentansprüche - Klarheit
Patentansprüche - Hilfsantrag (ja)

Application title

Vorrichtung zum Austausch von Wärme

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T044717.20190509

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 440.121K)
T 2298/17 () of 4.7.2019

Online on

02.09.2019

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

4.7.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A47J 37/07
A47J 37/06

Application no.

12006927.3

Keywords

Inventive step - could-would approach
Inventive step - main request (no)
Inventive step - auxiliary requests (no)

Application title

Apparatus for cooking food products

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T229817.20190704

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 376.296K)

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