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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.

June 2018

T 1102/12 (Redrawing tranparent windows/THOMSON LICENSING) of 12.6.2018

Online on

22.06.2018

Board

3.5.06

Decision date

12.6.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 9/44

Application no.

03079184.2

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)

Application title

Method of drawing in a window

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T110212.20180612

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 277.778K)
T 1748/14 () of 22.3.2018

Online on

22.06.2018

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

22.3.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C23C 22/34
C23C 22/36
C09D 5/12

Application no.

05807819.7

Keywords

Änderungen - Erweiterung über den Inhalt der Anmeldung in der eingereichten Fassung hinaus (nein)
Änderungen - Erweiterung des Patentanspruchs (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - nicht naheliegende Alternative

Application title

VERFAHREN ZUR BESCHICHTUNG VON METALLISCHEN OBERFLÄCHEN MIT EINER WÄSSRIGEN SILAN/SILANOL/SILOXAN/POLYSILOXAN ENTHALTENDEN ZUSAMMENSETZUNG UND DIESE ZUSAMMENSETZUNG

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T174814.20180322

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Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 376.087K)
T 0040/15 () of 18.6.2018

Online on

22.06.2018

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

18.6.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61F 13/49
A61F 13/56
A61F 13/62
A61F 13/15
A61F 13/496

Application no.

05785211.3

Keywords

Lapse of patent in all designated states - continuation of appeal proceedings (yes)
Late submitted document - admitted (yes)
Novelty - (no)

Application title

ABSORPTIVE ARTICLE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T004015.20180618

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 286.915K)
T 0353/15 () of 23.3.2018

Online on

22.06.2018

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

23.3.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B63B 17/00
B66F 7/20
B66C 13/02
B66F 11/04

Application no.

07768911.5

Keywords

Inventive step (yes)

Application title

VESSEL, MOTION PLATFORM, METHOD FOR COMPENSATING MOTIONS OF A VESSEL AND USE OF A STEWART PLATFORM

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T035315.20180323

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 293.975K)
T 1257/15 () of 18.4.2018

Online on

22.06.2018

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

18.4.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B60J 7/043
B60J 7/04

Application no.

09167600.7

Keywords

Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

Panoramic roof module assemblies for vehicles

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T125715.20180418

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 323.118K)
T 0046/16 (Abschlusselement mit Schenkeln/MANN+HUMMEL GMBH) of 7.6.2018

Online on

22.06.2018

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

7.6.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B01D 46/52
B01D 46/00
B60H 3/06
B01D 46/10

Application no.

08102669.2

Keywords

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

Application title

Filterelement

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T004616.20180607

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Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 282.624K)
T 2582/16 () of 23.11.2017

Online on

22.06.2018

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

23.11.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B29C 47/16
B29C 47/32

Application no.

11790897.0

Keywords

Klarheit des Hauptantrags (nein)
Zulässigkeit des neuen ersten Hilfsantrags (ja)
Klarheit des ersten Hilfsantrags (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit (ja: Anspruch 1)
Zurückverweisung an die erste Instanz (ja)

Application title

Verfahren zur Herstellung von Lichtleitkörpern und deren Verwendung in Beleuchtungseinheit

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T258216.20171123

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Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 385.552K)
T 0002/12 (Mutant allergens/ALK-ABELLO) of 18.6.2018

Online on

21.06.2018

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

18.6.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12N 15/29

Application no.

01996610.0

Keywords

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

Application title

MUTANT ALLERGENS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T000212.20180618

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Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 238.032K)
T 0661/12 () of 17.5.2018

Online on

21.06.2018

Board

3.5.04

Decision date

17.5.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04N 5/08
H04N 5/44
H04N 17/04
H04N 5/46

Application no.

10156790.7

Keywords

Inventive step - main and auxiliary requests (no)

Application title

Method and circuit for recovering the correct timing of a received analogue video signal

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T066112.20180517

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Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 332.013K)
T 2313/12 () of 9.5.2018

Online on

21.06.2018

Board

3.5.04

Decision date

9.5.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04N 7/24
H04N 5/00

Application no.

00402640.7

Keywords

Request for a video conference (no)
Claims - clarity
Claims - main and first auxiliary request (no)
Inventive step - second auxiliary request (no)

Application title

User preference information structure having multiple hierarchical structure and method for providing multimedia information

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T231312.20180509

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 429.331K)
T 2372/12 (Individualized radio program/SONY) of 3.5.2018

Online on

21.06.2018

Board

3.5.07

Decision date

3.5.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 17/30

Application no.

10169768.8

Keywords

Inventive step - all requests (no)

Application title

Mobile audio player with individualized radio program

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T237212.20180503

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Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 459.519K)
T 0655/13 () of 18.6.2018

Online on

21.06.2018

Board

3.5.04

Decision date

18.6.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04N 7/26
H04N 7/32

Application no.

06843675.7

Keywords

Appealed decision sufficiently reasoned (no)
Remittal to the department of first instance and reimbursement of the appeal fee - fundamental deficiency in first instance proceedings (yes)

Application title

VIDEO ENCODING METHOD, DECODING METHOD, DEVICE THEREOF, PROGRAM THEREOF, AND STORAGE MEDIUM CONTAINS THE PROGRAM

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T065513.20180618

Distribution

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Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 459.968K)
T 1180/14 (Scheduling assignments/LG) of 13.4.2018

Online on

21.06.2018

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

13.4.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04L 12/28

Application no.

10190387.0

Keywords

Lack of essential features - main request (yes): definition of T 32/82 and T 2001/12 followed
Inventive step - auxiliary request (yes, after amendments)
Reimbursement of appeal fee - (no)

Application title

Method of scheduling an uplink packet transmission channel in a mobile communication system

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T118014.20180413

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Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 411.612K)
T 1194/15 () of 24.4.2018

Online on

21.06.2018

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

24.4.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B32B 5/02
F16L 55/165

Application no.

08705924.2

Keywords

Main request: added subject-matter (no), sufficiency of disclosure (yes), inventive step (yes)

Application title

CURED IN PLACE PIPE LINER

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T119415.20180424

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 428.739K)
T 1394/15 () of 29.9.2017

Online on

21.06.2018

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

29.9.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B42D 25/00

Application no.

07789190.1

Keywords

Experimental data: not taken into account
Novelty (no; all requests on file)

Application title

Photonic Crystal Security Device

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T139415.20170929

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Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 338.263K)
T 2237/15 (Desulfurization of naphtha / SAUDI ARABIAN OIL) of 13.6.2018

Online on

21.06.2018

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

13.6.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C10G 45/02
C10G 7/00
B01D 3/00

Application no.

04778127.3

Keywords

Amendments - added subject-matter (yes)
Amendments - main Request and First Auxiliary Request

Application title

Desulfurization of a naphtha gasoline stream derived from a fluid catalytic cracking unit

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T223715.20180613

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 335.483K)
T 0030/16 (Filtration module/SPF) of 8.5.2018

Online on

21.06.2018

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

8.5.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B01D 29/56

Application no.

06848465.8

Keywords

Claims - support in the description (yes)
Claims - essential features

Application title

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR THE FILTRATION OF BIOLOGICAL SOLUTIONS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T003016.20180508

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Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 297.681K)
T 0035/16 () of 8.5.2018

Online on

21.06.2018

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

8.5.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B60T 7/04
B60T 17/18

Application no.

01956571.2

Keywords

Zulassung des in der mündlichen Verhandlung eingereichten neuen Hauptantrags - (ja)
Änderungen - Klarheit eines Merkmals aus der Beschreibung (ja)
Änderungen - unzulässige Erweiterung (nein)
Änderungen - Erweiterung des Schutzbereiches (nein)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)
Zurückverweisung an die erste Instanz - (ja)

Application title

SYSTEM, POSITIONSGEBER UND EMPFANGSEINRICHTUNG ZUR SICHEREN ÜBERTRAGUNG DER POSITION EINES BETÄTIGUNGSELEMENTS SOWIE DESSEN VERWENDUNG

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T003516.20180508

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Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 449.570K)
T 1225/16 (Resource management/ZHIGU) of 6.6.2018

Online on

21.06.2018

Board

3.5.06

Decision date

6.6.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 9/00

Application no.

01923030.9

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)

Application title

RESOURCE MANAGER ARCHITECTURE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T122516.20180606

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Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 305.298K)
T 0074/15 () of 17.5.2018

Online on

20.06.2018

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

17.5.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08K 5/42
C08L 67/00
B32B 27/34
B32B 27/36

Application no.

06792394.6

Keywords

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

Application title

POLYAMIDES AND POLYESTERS BLENDED WITH A LITHIUM SALT INTERFACIAL TENSION REDUCING AGENT

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T007415.20180517

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Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 490.112K)
T 2132/16 (Fetal chromosomal aneuploidy/CHINESE UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG) of 12.9.2017

Online on

20.06.2018

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

12.9.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 19/00
C12Q 1/68

Application no.

08776043.5

Keywords

Late filed evidence - not admitted
Added matter - (no)
Clarity and sufficiency of disclosure - (yes)
Priority - (no)
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

DIAGNOSING FETAL CHROMOSOMAL ANEUPLOIDY USING GENOMIC SEQUENCING

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T213216.20170912

Distribution

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Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 672.166K)
T 1608/13 () of 8.5.2018

Online on

19.06.2018

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

8.5.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61M 1/16

Application no.

03781225.2

Keywords

Sufficiency of disclosure - relationship between Article 83 and Article 84
Grounds for opposition - lack of clarity no ground for opposition - insufficiency of disclosure (no)
Appeal decision - remittal to the department of first instance (yes)

Application title

PERM SELECTIVE ASYMMETRIC HOLLOW FIBRE MEMBRANE FOR THE SEPARATION OF TOXIC MEDIATORS FROM BLOOD

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T160813.20180508

Distribution

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Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 366.121K)
T 0027/14 () of 6.3.2018

Online on

19.06.2018

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

6.3.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C23C 14/40
C22C 29/08

Application no.

08446001.3

Keywords

Sufficiency of disclosure - reproducibility (no)
Late-filed evidence - submitted shortly before oral proceedings
Right to be heard - opportunity to comment (no)
Right to be heard - substantial procedural violation (yes)
Reimbursement of appeal fee - (no)
Remittal to the department of first instance - (no)

Application title

Texture-hardened alpha-alumina coated tool

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T002714.20180306

Distribution

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Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 427.953K)
T 0187/14 () of 20.3.2018

Online on

19.06.2018

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

20.3.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C23C 8/52

Application no.

01998669.4

Keywords

Novelty - (yes)
Novelty - implicit disclosure (no)
Inventive step - non-obvious alternative

Application title

METHOD OF SALT BATH NITRIDING FOR PRODUCING IRON MEMBER HAVING IMPROVED CORROSION RESISTANCE AND IRON PARTS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T018714.20180320

Distribution

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Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 368.794K)
T 0872/14 (Emulation von Schaltkreisentwürfen/SYNOPSYS) of 23.4.2018

Online on

19.06.2018

Board

3.5.07

Decision date

23.4.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G06F 17/50

Application no.

03016640.9

Keywords

Neuheit - nach Änderung (ja)

Application title

Vorrichtung zur Emulation von Entwürfen für integrierte Schaltkreise

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T087214.20180423

Distribution

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Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 356.369K)
T 0010/15 () of 14.6.2018

Online on

19.06.2018

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

14.6.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61F 13/15

Application no.

08719678.8

Keywords

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

Application title

ARRAY OF GENDER-SPECIFIC, DISPOSABLE, ADULT-INCONTINENCE ARTICLES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T001015.20180614

Distribution

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Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 223.954K)
T 0137/15 () of 24.4.2018

Online on

19.06.2018

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

24.4.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08G 64/18
G03G 5/05

Application no.

05741587.9

Keywords

Amendments - allowable (yes)
Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - unexpected improvement shown
Referral to the Enlarged Board of Appeal - (no)

Application title

POLYCARBONATE RESIN AND ELECTROPHOTOGRAPHIC PHOTOSENSITIVE MEMBER USING SAME

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T013715.20180424

Distribution

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Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 875.479K)
T 0376/16 (Interlayer for laminated glass/Sekisui) of 26.4.2018

Online on

19.06.2018

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

26.4.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C03C 27/12
B32B 17/10
C08J 5/18
C08K 5/103
C08L 29/14

Application no.

07744395.0

Keywords

Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

INTERLAYER FOR LAMINATED GLASS AND LAMINATED GLASS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T037616.20180426

Distribution

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Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 319.260K)
T 1428/11 (In Glass/BLACKBERRY) of 8.5.2018

Online on

18.06.2018

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

8.5.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 3/041

Application no.

07251889.7

Keywords

Amendments - appeal proceedings
Amendments - broadening of claim (yes)
Inventive step - (no)
Late-filed auxiliary requests - request clearly allowable (no)

Application title

In glass touch screen

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T142811.20180508

Distribution

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Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 281.807K)
T 1004/13 () of 4.5.2018

Online on

18.06.2018

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

4.5.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61B 17/16
A61B 17/17
A61B 17/00

Application no.

06792229.4

Keywords

Sufficiency of disclosure (yes)
Inventive step (yes)

Application title

A SURGICAL DRILL, A SET OF SURGICAL DRILLS AND A SYSTEM FOR CUTTING BONE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T100413.20180504

Distribution

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Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 296.410K)
T 1224/13 () of 13.6.2018

Online on

18.06.2018

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

13.6.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

H01L 21/28
H01L 21/338
H01L 21/285
H01L 29/423
H01L 29/66

Application no.

03720479.9

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)

Application title

VERFAHREN ZUR HERSTELLUNG EINES HALBLEITERBAUELEMENTES UND DANACH HERGESTELLTES HALBLEITERBAULELEMENT

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T122413.20180613

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Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 307.888K)
T 1387/13 () of 6.6.2018

Online on

18.06.2018

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

6.6.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G02F 1/13357

Application no.

09154919.6

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)

Application title

Apparatus and methods for multiplanar optical diffusers and display panels for using the same

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T138713.20180606

Distribution

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Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 321.724K)
T 1650/13 () of 15.5.2018

Online on

18.06.2018

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

15.5.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G07C 9/00
G06K 9/00
G07F 7/10

Application no.

06250510.2

Keywords

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

Application title

Method of modification of authorization details for a biometrics authentication device, biometrics authentication method, and biometrics authentication device

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T165013.20180515

Distribution

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Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 355.824K)
T 1680/13 () of 9.2.2018

Online on

18.06.2018

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

9.2.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A47G 27/04
E04B 1/62
E04D 5/14

Application no.

-

Keywords

Neuheit - (nein)
Vertagung der mündlichen Verhandlung - (nein)
Kostenverteilung - (nein)

Application title

SCHUTZEINRICHTUNG ZUM ANBRINGEN AN EINEM GEBÄUDETEIL, ANORDNUNG AUS EINEM GEBÄUDETEIL UND EINER SCHUTZEINRICHTUNG SOWIE VERFAHREN ZUM SICHERN EINER GEBÄUDEUMGEBUNG UND VERFAHREN ZUM HERSTELLEN VON GEBÄUDETEILEN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T168013.20180209

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Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 345.318K)
T 2306/13 () of 9.5.2018

Online on

18.06.2018

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

9.5.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G09B 7/00
A63F 13/10
G06F 3/048

Application no.

10708743.9

Keywords

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

Application title

EINGABEVORRICHTUNG UND VERFAHREN ZUM BEREITSTELLEN EINES EINER SENSORFELDBELEGUNG ZUGEORDNETEN AUSGANGSSIGNALS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T230613.20180509

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Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 403.340K)
T 0845/14 () of 13.6.2018

Online on

18.06.2018

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

13.6.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G01F 23/26
G01F 23/00

Application no.

01955368.4

Keywords

Neuheit - Hauptantrag (nein)
Änderungen - Hilfsantrag
Änderungen - zulässig (nein)

Application title

VORRICHTUNG ZUR MESSUNG DES FÜLLSTANDS EINES FÜLLGUTS IN EINEM BEHÄLTER

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T084514.20180613

Distribution

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Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 293.993K)
T 0118/15 () of 11.6.2018

Online on

18.06.2018

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

11.6.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C22F 1/10
B23P 6/04

Application no.

03756486.1

Keywords

Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

PROPERTY RECOVERING METHOD FOR NICKEL SUPERALLOY

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T011815.20180611

Distribution

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Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 269.660K)
T 0164/15 () of 25.4.2018

Online on

18.06.2018

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

25.4.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B23C 3/00

Application no.

09777187.7

Keywords

Spät eingereichte Anträge - Rechtfertigung für späte Vorlage (ja)
Neuheit - Hauptantrag (nein)
Klarheit - Hilfsantrag (nein)

Application title

VERFAHREN ZUR HERSTELLUNG EINES FERTIGTEILS AUS EINEM ROHTEIL MITTELS EINES FRÄSWERKZEUGES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T016415.20180425

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 338.122K)
T 1193/15 (Compositions cosmétiques détergentes comprenant quatre tensioactifs, … of 24.4.2018

Online on

18.06.2018

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

24.4.2018

Proc. language

FR

IPC

A61K 8/44
A61K 8/46
A61K 8/60
A61K 8/81
A61K 8/891
A61Q 5/12
A61Q 5/02
A61K 8/36

Application no.

08158237.1

Keywords

Recevabilité du recours (oui)
Recevabilité des requêtes (non)

Application title

Compositions cosmétiques détergentes comprenant quatre tensioactifs, un polymère cationique et un agent bénéfique et utilisation

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T119315.20180424

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 320.566K)
T 1219/15 (Shampoo containing a gel/ P&G) of 17.4.2018

Online on

18.06.2018

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

17.4.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

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

Application no.

06780122.5

Keywords

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

Application title

Shampoo containing a gel network

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T121915.20180417

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 272.181K)
T 2005/15 (AMMONIA CATALYTIC OXIDATION / YARA) of 18.5.2018

Online on

18.06.2018

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

18.5.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B01J 23/00
B01J 23/86
B01J 23/889
C01B 21/26
C01B 21/38

Application no.

08793909.6

Keywords

Objections based on grounds for opposition under Articles 100(b) and (c) EPC shall be part of the appeal proceedings. Principle of reformatio in peius only applies to final result (reasons, 2)
Extension of subject-matter, patent as granted (no)
Insufficiency of disclosure, patent as granted (no)
Novelty, patent as granted
Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step, patent as granted
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

PRODUCTION OF NITRIC OXIDE BY OXIDATION OF AMMONIA IN PRESENCE OF A MIXED METAL OXIDE CATALYST

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T200515.20180518

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 497.499K)
T 1866/12 (Detection multiple nucleic acid sequences/QIAGEN) of 16.4.2018

Online on

15.06.2018

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

16.4.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12Q 1/68

Application no.

08155687.0

Keywords

Claim request filed with statement of grounds of appeal - admission into the appeal proceedings (no)
Right to be heard - non-attendance at oral proceedings and no substantive reply to board's communication

Application title

Simultaneous detection of multiple nucleic acid sequences in a reaction

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T186612.20180416

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 291.136K)
T 2185/13 () of 17.5.2018

Online on

15.06.2018

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

17.5.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G09G 3/36

Application no.

09011359.8

Keywords

Amendments - added subject-matter (yes)

Application title

Liquid crystal display and method of driving the same

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T218513.20180517

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 279.656K)
T 0056/14 () of 23.4.2018

Online on

15.06.2018

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

23.4.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B05D 5/08
C23C 22/12
B32B 15/01
F16C 33/12
F16C 33/20

Application no.

06754314.0

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hauptantrag und Hilfsantrag (nein)

Application title

GLEITLAGERVERBUNDWERKSTOFF

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T005614.20180423

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 379.795K)
T 0888/14 () of 16.5.2018

Online on

15.06.2018

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

16.5.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B65D 5/42
C11D 17/04

Application no.

07857197.3

Keywords

Inventive step (main and sixth auxiliary requests: no)
Admissibility of requests (remaining auxiliary requests: no)

Application title

FABRIC WHITENESS GUIDE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T088814.20180516

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 413.836K)
T 2034/14 (Projektierungstool/SIEMENS) of 17.4.2018

Online on

15.06.2018

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

17.4.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

H04L 12/24

Application no.

10192254.0

Keywords

Ausreichende Offenbarung - (nein): Implementierung der beanspruchten Automatisierung nicht ausreichend beschrieben
Klarheit - (nein)

Application title

Geberschnittstellenengineering

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T203414.20180417

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 330.096K)
T 2161/15 (Method and device for gas purification / AIR LIQUIDE) of 6.6.2018

Online on

15.06.2018

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

6.6.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B01D 53/00
B01D 5/00
F28D 7/16
F28D 7/00
F28F 9/22
B01D 7/02

Application no.

07821989.6

Keywords

Clarity and support by the description - (no) - (main request and auxiliary request II)
Novelty - (no)
Novelty - (main request, claim 10)
Admissibility of auxiliary request I - (no)

Application title

Method and device for gas purification by means of partial condensation, and method for operating the device

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T216115.20180606

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 391.251K)
T 0959/16 (Adsorption control method/Praxair) of 12.4.2018

Online on

15.06.2018

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

12.4.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B01D 53/04
B01D 53/047
B01D 53/30
C01B 3/56

Application no.

10711104.9

Keywords

Late-filed new Main Request - admitted (yes) - (filed in reaction to objections raised by the Board)
Amendments - allowable (yes)
Amendments - Main Request
Novelty - (yes)
Novelty - Main Request
Remittal to the department of first instance - (yes)
Remittal to the department of first instance - Main Request

Application title

CYCLIC ADSORPTION CONTROL METHOD AND CONTROLLER

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T095916.20180412

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 407.047K)
T 2077/16 (Simultaneous detection multiple nucleic acid sequences/QIAGEN) of 17.4.2018

Online on

15.06.2018

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

17.4.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12Q 1/68

Application no.

10189426.9

Keywords

Main request - added subject-matter (yes);
Auxiliary request I - admitted into appeal proceedings (no);
Auxiliary request II - added subject-matter (yes);
Right to be heard - opportunity to comment (yes)

Application title

Simultaneous detection of multiple nucleic acid sequences in a reaction

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T207716.20180417

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 331.108K)
T 1352/17 () of 8.6.2018

Online on

15.06.2018

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

8.6.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B62K 21/26

Application no.

12748211.5

Keywords

Patentansprüche - wesentliche Merkmale
Änderungen - unzulässige Erweiterung (nein)

Application title

FAHRRADGRIFF

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T135217.20180608

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 255.590K)
T 1214/13 () of 11.6.2018

Online on

14.06.2018

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

11.6.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G09F 3/10
C09J 7/02
B32B 27/32

Application no.

06726607.2

Keywords

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

Application title

A LABEL FOR REMOVABLE ATTACHMENT TO AN ARTICLE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T121413.20180611

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 233.623K)
T 1064/15 () of 23.4.2018

Online on

14.06.2018

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

23.4.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61B 17/04
A61B 17/06
B26D 3/08

Application no.

10011872.8

Keywords

Main request - sufficiency of disclosure - (no)
Auxiliary request - inventive step (yes)

Application title

Barbed suture

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T106415.20180423

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 411.293K)
T 2001/16 () of 9.5.2018

Online on

14.06.2018

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

9.5.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B60R 13/04

Application no.

11700830.0

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)

Application title

BEFESTIGUNG EINER LÄNGSTRÄGERVERKLEIDUNG AN EINEM LÄNGSTRÄGER EINES KRAFTFAHRZEUGS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T200116.20180509

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 283.432K)
T 1302/12 (Phosphatidylserin/CARGILL) of 15.5.2018

Online on

13.06.2018

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

15.5.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A61K 31/685
A61K 31/683
A61K 31/661

Application no.

04764814.2

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (nein)

Application title

PHYSIOLOGISCH AKTIVE ZUSAMMENSETZUNG AUF PHOSPHATIDYLSERIN-BASIS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T130212.20180515

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 299.394K)
T 2166/12 (Quantification of allergens/ALK-ABELLO) of 20.3.2018

Online on

13.06.2018

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

20.3.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01N 33/68

Application no.

06775965.4

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)

Application title

A METHOD FOR QUANTIFICATION OF ALLERGENS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T216612.20180320

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 352.545K)
T 0397/14 (Flammhemmende Ausrüstung/BASF) of 24.5.2018

Online on

13.06.2018

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

24.5.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C09D 5/18
E04C 2/04
C04B 28/14
C09K 5/06

Application no.

03008674.8

Keywords

Erlöschen des Patents in allen benannten Vertragsstaaten - Fortsetzung des Beschwerdeverfahrens (nein)

Application title

Flammenhemmende Ausrüstung von organischen Latentwärmespeichermaterialien enthaltenden Gegenständen

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T039714.20180524

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 223.312K)
T 0769/14 (Bewegungsprofile/BOSCH) of 20.4.2018

Online on

13.06.2018

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

20.4.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G05B 19/19
G05B 19/416

Application no.

08001681.9

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (nein)
Spät eingereichte Hilfsanträge - Rechtfertigung für späte Vorlage (nein)

Application title

Verfahren zum Betreiben von Maschinen mit anpassbaren Bewegungsprofilen

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T076914.20180420

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 406.669K)
T 1004/14 (Automatische Erkennung einer Schnittstelle/HEIDENHAIN) of 31.1.2018

Online on

13.06.2018

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

31.1.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G05B 19/042
H04L 29/10
H04L 29/06

Application no.

09756280.5

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (nein)

Application title

Vorrichtung und Verfahren zur automatisierten Erkennung einer Schnittstelle

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T100414.20180131

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 298.012K)
T 1671/14 (Filter including gussets/DONALDSON) of 8.5.2018

Online on

13.06.2018

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

8.5.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B01D 29/54
B01D 29/21
B01D 29/23

Application no.

06740115.8

Keywords

Amendments - intermediate generalisation

Application title

FILTER ELEMENT AND FILTER ASSEMBLY, METHOD OF FILTERING AND METHOD OF CONSTRUCTING THE FILTER ELEMENT

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T167114.20180508

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 567.247K)
T 1672/14 () of 17.4.2018

Online on

13.06.2018

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

17.4.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08L 23/12
C08L 23/14

Application no.

08160542.0

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)
Inventive step - (Main request, first and second auxiliary requests)

Application title

Pipe of high stiffness comprising a heterophasic polymer composition

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T167214.20180417

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 551.142K)
T 1882/14 (Multi-touch haptic effects/IMMERSION) of 23.4.2018

Online on

13.06.2018

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

23.4.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 3/01

Application no.

08833872.8

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)

Application title

Multi-touch device having dynamic haptic effects

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T188214.20180423

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 327.209K)
R 0007/16 () of 4.4.2018

Online on

12.06.2018

Board

EBA

Decision date

4.4.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F01N 3/02
F01N 3/029
F01N 3/20
F01N 3/36

Application no.

07729977.4

Keywords

Admissibility of petition - (yes)
Right to be heard fundamentally violated – (no)
Petition for review – clearly unallowable

Application title

Engine exhaust gas additive storage system

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:R000716.20180404

Distribution

B

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 34.565K)
T 1280/13 () of 4.5.2018

Online on

12.06.2018

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

4.5.2018

Proc. language

FR

IPC

G01P 3/48
G01P 3/44
B60C 23/04

Application no.

02785571.7

Keywords

Activité inventive - alternative évidente
Modifications - généralisation intermédiaire

Application title

PROCEDE ET SYSTEME DE MESURE DE LA VITESSE DE ROTATION DES ROUES D'UN VEHICULE AUTOMOBILE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T128013.20180504

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 357.699K)
T 2036/13 () of 17.5.2018

Online on

12.06.2018

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

17.5.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01L 9/00
G01L 9/04

Application no.

09161993.2

Keywords

Inventive step - main request (no)
Summons to oral proceedings - non-attendance of party
Late-filed auxiliary requests - admitted (no)

Application title

A fibre optical system and use thereof

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T203613.20180517

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 332.974K)
T 0495/14 () of 8.5.2018

Online on

12.06.2018

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

8.5.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61F 13/15
A61F 13/532
B05C 1/08
B05C 11/10
B05C 19/04

Application no.

05016288.2

Keywords

Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

Process for producing absorbent core structures

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T049514.20180508

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 314.342K)
T 0520/14 () of 2.5.2018

Online on

12.06.2018

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

2.5.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H05K 7/20

Application no.

04255790.0

Keywords

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

Application title

Emissive display device comprising a heat spreader

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T052014.20180502

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 442.243K)
T 0626/14 () of 24.5.2018

Online on

12.06.2018

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

24.5.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61F 13/49
A61F 13/15

Application no.

01999338.5

Keywords

Sufficiency of disclosure - main request (no) , auxiliary requests 1 to 12 (no)

Application title

ABSORBENT, PROCESS FOR PRODUCING THE SAME, AND ABSORBENT ARTICLE COMPRISING THE ABSORBENT

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T062614.20180524

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 308.040K)
T 0384/15 (Earpiece/FREEBIT) of 27.4.2018

Online on

12.06.2018

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

27.4.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04R 1/10

Application no.

08766905.7

Keywords

Admissibility of opposition and interventions
Admissibility of opposition - yes (see point 1 of the reasons)
Referral to the Enlarged board of Appeal - no (see point 3 of the reasons)
Remittal - no (see point 4 of the reasons)
Novelty - patent as granted
Novelty - no (see point 5 of the reasons)
Admissibility of late-filed request - no (see point 6 of the reasons)
Reimbursement of intervener's appeal fee - yes (see point 9 of the reasons)

Application title

IMPROVED EARPIECE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T038415.20180427

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 417.265K)
T 0883/15 (Tactile sensations/KYOCERA) of 28.5.2018

Online on

12.06.2018

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

28.5.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 3/01
G06F 3/041
H03K 17/96

Application no.

10804122.9

Keywords

Novelty - main request (yes)
Remittal to the first instance for further prosecution - (yes)

Application title

Input apparatus and control method of input apparatus

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T088315.20180528

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 328.427K)
T 1718/15 () of 7.6.2018

Online on

12.06.2018

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

7.6.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C09K 3/18

Application no.

07712912.0

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)
Inventive step - all requests

Application title

AIRCRAFT DE-/ANTI-ICER

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T171815.20180607

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 294.974K)
T 0445/16 (Efficiency optimisation of electrolysis cells/Recherche 2000) of 20.4.2018

Online on

12.06.2018

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

20.4.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C25B 15/02

Application no.

08010650.3

Keywords

Transfer of opposition (no)
Main and first auxiliary requests - Novelty - no
Auxiliary requests 1ter and 3quater - not clearly allowable
Auxiliary request 3 - amendments - allowable(no)
Auxiliary request 3quater-bis - allowable

Application title

Efficiency optimization and damage detection of electrolysis cells

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T044516.20180420

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 483.969K)
T 2023/14 () of 20.3.2018

Online on

11.06.2018

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

20.3.2018

Proc. language

FR

IPC

G02C 7/02

Application no.

97940198.1

Keywords

Dépôt tardif du mémoire de recours: Restitutio in integrum (oui, erreur isolée)
Nouveauté et activité inventive (oui)

Application title

JEU DE LENTILLES OPHTALMIQUES MULTIFOCALES PROGRESSIVES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T202314.20180320

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 535.148K)
T 1831/15 (Compounding of pumped solutions/BRAUN MEDICAL) of 11.4.2018

Online on

11.06.2018

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

11.4.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 19/00
A61K 9/00

Application no.

04813654.3

Keywords

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

Application title

PHARMACEUTICAL COMPOUNDING SYSTEMS AND METHODS AND INFORMATION MANAGEMENT SYSTEM FOR SAME

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T183115.20180411

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 321.336K)
T 2061/16 (Soil decontamination/PEROXYCHEM) of 25.4.2018

Online on

11.06.2018

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

25.4.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C02F 1/78
C02F 1/72
B09C 1/00
C02F 11/06

Application no.

05723641.6

Keywords

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

Application title

OXIDATION OF ORGANIC COMPOUNDS AT HIGH PH

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T206116.20180425

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 276.812K)
T 0215/18 () of 6.6.2018

Online on

11.06.2018

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

6.6.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07K 1/20

Application no.

10735342.7

Keywords

-

Application title

AN IMPROVED PROCESS FOR THE PREPARATION OF DESMOPRESSIN OR ITS PHARMACEUTICALLY ACCEPTABLE SALTS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T021518.20180606

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 220.594K)
T 2015/13 () of 15.5.2018

Online on

08.06.2018

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

15.5.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B65G 59/04
B65G 61/00
B21D 43/24
B65H 3/08

Application no.

08716450.5

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)

Application title

VORRICHTUNG UND VERFAHREN ZUM ENTSTAPELN VON PLATTENFÖRMIGEN TEILEN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T201513.20180515

Distribution

D

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Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 293.418K)
T 2340/13 (Modular control system/FUTRONIC) of 29.5.2018

Online on

08.06.2018

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

29.5.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G05B 19/042

Application no.

02019725.7

Keywords

Substantial procedural violation (yes)
Reimbursement of appeal fee (yes)
Remittal (yes)

Application title

Modular control system for a glass forming machine

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T234013.20180529

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 305.367K)
T 0919/14 () of 23.5.2018

Online on

08.06.2018

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

23.5.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A01K 1/12
A01K 29/00

Application no.

07834554.3

Keywords

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

Application title

METHOD, SOFTWARE AND COMPUTER FOR MANAGING A GROUP OF DAIRY ANIMALS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T091914.20180523

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 275.500K)
T 1602/14 () of 8.5.2018

Online on

08.06.2018

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

8.5.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B67D 1/08

Application no.

01270485.4

Keywords

Admissibility of appeal - (yes)
Oral proceedings - non-attendance of appellant/patent proprietor
Appealed decision - sufficiently reasoned (yes)
Appealed decision - substantial procedural violation (no)
Inventive step - (no)

Application title

TAPPING ROD

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T160214.20180508

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 377.202K)
T 0199/15 (AZEOTROPE COMPOSITIONS / The Chemours Company) of 27.4.2018

Online on

08.06.2018

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

27.4.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07C 17/25
C07C 17/383
C07C 21/18

Application no.

06827293.9

Keywords

Inventive step - obvious solution

Application title

AZEOTROPE COMPOSITIONS COMPRISING 1,2,3,3,3-PENTAFLUOROPROPENE AND HYDROGEN FLUORIDE AND USE THEREOF

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T019915.20180427

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 355.305K)
T 2307/12 (Browser document editing/CIMPRESS SCHWEIZ) of 13.3.2018

Online on

07.06.2018

Board

3.5.07

Decision date

13.3.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 17/21

Application no.

11169565.6

Keywords

Inventive step - all requests (no)

Application title

System and method for browser document editing

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T230712.20180313

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 376.108K)
T 1136/13 (Single variable domain fusion protein/DOMANTIS) of 12.12.2017

Online on

07.06.2018

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

12.12.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07K 16/00
C07K 16/40
C07K 16/24

Application no.

03786140.8

Keywords

All claim requests - inventive step (no)

Application title

VL dAb FC fusion

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T113613.20171212

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 376.917K)
T 1665/13 () of 7.3.2018

Online on

07.06.2018

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

7.3.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B66C 1/42
B66C 23/36
F03D 1/00
F03D 11/04

Application no.

07856251.9

Keywords

Admissibility of appeal (yes)
Inventive step (auxiliary request 2 : yes)
Admissibility of late filed submissions (no)

Application title

METHOD AND DEVICE FOR MOUNTING OF WIND TURBINE BLADES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T166513.20180307

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 337.849K)
T 1998/13 () of 3.5.2018

Online on

07.06.2018

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

3.5.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01L 29/78
H01L 29/24
H01L 21/04
H01L 27/07

Application no.

04712840.0

Keywords

Inventive step - all requests (no)

Application title

SILICON CARBIDE MOSFETS WITH INTEGRATED ANTIPARALLEL JUNCTION BARRIER SCHOTTKY DIODE AND METHODS OF FABRICATING SAME

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T199813.20180503

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 439.575K)
T 0318/15 (ECKART / PIGMENTE) of 7.5.2018

Online on

07.06.2018

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

7.5.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C09C 1/00
A61K 8/25
A61Q 1/02
A61Q 1/04
A61Q 1/08
A61Q 1/10
A61Q 1/12
A61Q 3/02
A61Q 1/06
A61K 8/19
C09D 5/36
C08K 9/02
A61Q 13/00
A61Q 17/04
A61Q 19/00
A61Q 19/10
A61K 8/02

Application no.

08872586.6

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit (Hauptantrag und Hilfsantrag I) : nein
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Neuformulierung der technischen Aufgabe
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Willkürliche Auswahl
Zulässigkeit des Hilfsantrags II eingereicht in der mündlichen Verhandlung: nein - Nicht eindeutig gewährbar

Application title

EFFEKTPIGMENTE BASIEREND AUF KÜNSTLICH HERGESTELLTEN SUBSTRATEN MIT ENGER GRÖSSENVERTEILUNG

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T031815.20180507

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 494.881K)
T 2526/12 () of 19.4.2018

Online on

06.06.2018

Board

3.5.04

Decision date

19.4.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06T 7/00

Application no.

08100389.9

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)

Application title

A method and system for registering a 3D pre-acquired image coordinates system with a medical positioning system coordinate system and with a 2D image coordinate system

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T252612.20180419

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 469.468K)
T 0694/13 () of 14.5.2018

Online on

06.06.2018

Board

3.5.04

Decision date

14.5.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04N 1/00

Application no.

03751154.0

Keywords

Inventive step - (no
Inventive step - foreseeable disadvantageous modification of the closest prior art)

Application title

CONTINUE RECORDING CHANNEL FEATURE FOR PERSONAL VIDEO RECORDER

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T069413.20180514

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 304.521K)
T 1166/14 (Navigating media content/MICROSOFT TECHNOLOGY LICENSING ET AL.) of 8.5.2018

Online on

06.06.2018

Board

3.5.07

Decision date

8.5.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G11B 27/034
G11B 27/32
G11B 27/34
G11B 20/12
G11B 27/10
G11B 19/02

Application no.

03256058.3

Keywords

Inventive step - main and first auxiliary requests (no)
Late-filed request - second and third auxiliary requests
Late-filed request - admission (no)

Application title

Navigating media content via groups within a playlist

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T116614.20180508

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 401.679K)
T 0001/15 () of 21.3.2018

Online on

06.06.2018

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

21.3.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61B 3/107

Application no.

09161366.1

Keywords

Grounds for opposition - added subject-matter (no)
Grounds for opposition - after amendment
Late-filed auxiliary requests - justification for late filing (yes)
Remittal to the department of first instance

Application title

Customized Corneal Profiling

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T000115.20180321

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 349.996K)
T 0667/15 (Metallic continuous support belt / BASF SE) of 16.4.2018

Online on

06.06.2018

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

16.4.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B01J 19/22
C08F 2/01
B65G 15/00

Application no.

08706981.1

Keywords

Admissibility of some English translations of Japanese documents filed in opposition and appeal proceedings (yes)
Admissibility of documents filed with the statement of grounds (yes) : reply to the reasoning of the decision under appeal
Admissibility of documents filed with the statement of grounds (no) : not more relevant than other documents filed before the Opposition Division
Sufficiency of disclosure (yes)
Novelty (yes)
Inventive step (yes)

Application title

Production of superabsorbent polymers on a continuous belt reactor

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T066715.20180416

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 427.813K)
T 0995/15 (Continuous belt reactor / BASF SE) of 16.4.2018

Online on

06.06.2018

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

16.4.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B01J 19/22
B65G 15/00
C08F 2/01

Application no.

08706982.9

Keywords

Admissibility of an English translation of a Japanese document filed in opposition proceedings (yes)
Admissibility of documents filed with the statement of grounds (yes) : reply to the reasoning of the decision under appeal
Admissibility of documents filed with the statement of grounds (no) : prima facie not relevant for novelty or inventive step
Sufficiency of disclosure (yes)
Novelty (yes)
Inventive step - Main Request : no
Inventive step - Auxiliary Request 2 : yes

Application title

Production of super absorbent polymers on a continuous belt reactor

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T099515.20180416

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 518.232K)
T 1722/12 (Dynamic ad placement / ALCATEL LUCENT - GREENEDEN U.S HOLDING II) of 1.3.2018

Online on

05.06.2018

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

1.3.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06Q 30/00

Application no.

07758678.2

Keywords

Inventive step - dynamic placement of advertisements (no
Inventive step - not technical)
Inventive step - technical effect
Inventive step - controlling communication load at contact center (no)

Application title

SYSTEM FOR MANAGING DYNAMIC PLACEMENT OF ADVERTISEMENTS IN ELECTRONIC INFORMATION PAGES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T172212.20180301

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 363.036K)
T 0015/13 () of 22.5.2018

Online on

05.06.2018

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

22.5.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

H05B 1/00
H05B 6/06

Application no.

07846987.1

Keywords

Ausreichende Offenbarung - (nein)

Application title

Verfahren zum Steuern von Induktionsheizeinrichtungen bei einem Elektrokochgerät

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T001513.20180522

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 272.197K)
T 0884/14 () of 15.3.2018

Online on

05.06.2018

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

15.3.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F24C 7/08
F25D 29/00
D06F 39/00
F24D 5/00

Application no.

05728213.9

Keywords

- Geltend gemachte offenkundige Vorbenutzungen: erstmals im Beschwerdeverfahren vorgebracht, nicht berücksichtigt
- Spät eingereichte Entgegenhaltungen: zum Teil zugelassen
- Neuheit - Hauptantrag: nein
- Spät eingereichte Hilfsanträge in Reaktion auf neu berücksichtigten Stand der Technik: zugelassen

Application title

BEDIENBLENDE FÜR EIN ELEKTROGERÄT

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T088414.20180315

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 579.431K)
T 1304/14 (Aptamer/RUDKIN) of 23.2.2018

Online on

05.06.2018

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

23.2.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 38/00
C07K 7/00

Application no.

07856324.4

Keywords

Main request - could have been filed in first instance proceedings (yes), admitted (no)
Basis of decision - text submitted or agreed by applicant (no)

Application title

Polypeptides having modulatory effects on cells

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T130414.20180223

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 296.257K)
T 0198/15 () of 13.3.2018

Online on

05.06.2018

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

13.3.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61F 5/443
A61F 5/445

Application no.

08758284.7

Keywords

Admissibility of appeal - appeal sufficiently substantiated (no)

Application title

A BODY WASTE COLLECTING DEVICE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T019815.20180313

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 284.628K)
T 2187/17 () of 24.5.2018

Online on

05.06.2018

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

24.5.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61B 17/22
A61B 17/225

Application no.

04794783.3

Keywords

Appealed decision reasoned (no)
Right to be heard respected (no)
Substantial procedural violation - (yes)
Remittal to the department of first instance - (yes)
Reimbursement of appeal fee - (yes)

Application title

CONFINEMENT OF KIDNEY-STONE FRAGMENTS DURING LITHOTRIPSY

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T218717.20180524

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 296.322K)
T 2348/13 (Permselective membrane / TORAY) of 18.11.2016

Online on

04.06.2018

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

18.11.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B01D 67/00
B01D 71/68
B01D 69/08
A61M 1/16

Application no.

96304795.6

Keywords

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

Application title

Permselective membranes and methods for their production

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:T234813.20161118

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 624.080K)
T 1868/15 (Backup Management/APPLE) of 16.5.2018

Online on

04.06.2018

Board

3.5.06

Decision date

16.5.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 9/44

Application no.

07813605.8

Keywords

Amendments - added subject-matter (no)
Inventive step over the document relied upon in the decision
Inventive step - after amendment (yes)
Remittal to the department of first instance (yes)

Application title

USER INTERFACE FOR BACKUP MANAGEMENT

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T186815.20180516

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 347.654K)
T 2229/16 (Production of hydrogen/MIZ) of 6.4.2018

Online on

04.06.2018

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

6.4.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C02F 1/68
B01F 1/00
B01F 5/06
A61K 33/00
A61P 39/06
B01F 15/00
B01F 15/02
B01F 3/04
C01B 3/08
B01F 13/00

Application no.

12815085.1

Keywords

Amendments - intermediate generalisation
Claims - clarity after amendment (no)

Application title

SELECTIVE HYDROGENATION APPARATUS FOR BIOLOGICALLY APPLICABLE LIQUID

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T222916.20180406

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 275.562K)
T 2628/11 (Passation d'instructions / OBERTHUR TECHNOLOGIES) of 22.2.2018

Online on

01.06.2018

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

22.2.2018

Proc. language

FR

IPC

G06F 13/42

Application no.

07822255.1

Keywords

Nouveauté - passation d'instructions à une carte à microcircuit grace à un paramètre de présence d'instruction (non
Nouveauté - but identique)

Application title

PROCÉDÉ DE PASSATION D'INSTRUCTIONS ENTRE UNE STATION HÔTE ET UN DISPOSITIF ELECTRONIQUE PORTABLE, ET DISPOSITIF DE MISE EN OEUVRE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T262811.20180222

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 311.782K)
T 0239/13 (Dye storage stability / UNILEVER) of 5.7.2017

Online on

01.06.2018

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

5.7.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C11D 3/40
C11D 3/37
C09B 67/00

Application no.

06777186.5

Keywords

Sufficiency of disclosure (main request) : no (first auxiliary request) : yes
Inventive step (first auxiliary request) : yes

Application title

Composition of enhanced stability and a process for making such a composition

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T023913.20170705

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 578.555K)
T 1095/13 () of 27.4.2018

Online on

01.06.2018

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

27.4.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A47J 43/22
A47J 43/24

Application no.

07254472.9

Keywords

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

Application title

Collapsible colander & bowl

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T109513.20180427

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 343.812K)
T 2118/13 (LDPC code decoding/SATURN LICENSING) of 21.3.2018

Online on

01.06.2018

Board

3.5.07

Decision date

21.3.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H03M 13/11

Application no.

06745481.9

Keywords

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

Application title

Decoding apparatus and decoding method

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T211813.20180321

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 346.331K)
T 2342/13 (Reproducing apparatus IV/SHARP) of 29.5.2018

Online on

01.06.2018

Board

3.5.07

Decision date

29.5.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G11B 27/32
G11B 27/34
G11B 27/36
H04N 5/85
G11B 20/00
G11B 20/10
G11B 27/10

Application no.

10000250.0

Keywords

Late-filed request - second and third auxiliary requests
Late-filed request - admission (yes)
Amendments - main and first and second auxiliary requests
Amendments - added subject-matter (yes)
Remittal to the department of first instance - third auxiliary request
Remittal to the department of first instance - (yes)

Application title

A reproducing apparatus, a system, a reproducing method, a control program and a computer-readable recording medium storing the software for content authentication

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T234213.20180529

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 399.672K)
T 2489/13 () of 18.4.2018

Online on

01.06.2018

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

18.4.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F04D 29/32
F04D 29/52

Application no.

02790223.8

Keywords

Amendments - intermediate generalisation

Application title

VENTILATION UNIT

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T248913.20180418

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 448.808K)
T 0639/14 () of 2.5.2018

Online on

01.06.2018

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

2.5.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08J 9/20
C08J 9/14
C08L 25/04
C08F 12/08

Application no.

08356055.7

Keywords

Inventive step - main request (yes)

Application title

Process for the preparation of expandable polystyrene

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T063914.20180502

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 419.283K)
T 1340/14 (Ash-melting temperature / PTACEK) of 1.3.2018

Online on

01.06.2018

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

1.3.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C10L 5/44
C10L 5/48

Application no.

08801028.5

Keywords

Admittance of claim requests filed at the oral proceedings (yes)
Amendment - Main Request - extension beyond the content of the application as filed (yes)
Clarity - 1st to 3rd Auxiliary Requests (no)
Novelty and inventive step
Novelty - 4th Auxiliary Request (yes)

Application title

FUEL AND METHOD OF OBTAINING THERMAL ENERGY FROM BIOMASS WITH LOW ASH- MELTING TEMPERATURE, IN PARTICULAR FROM STILLAGE FROM BIOETHANOL PROCESSING, AND APPARATUSES FOR THE IMPLEMENTATION THEREOF

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T134014.20180301

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 479.307K)
T 1709/14 (Binder containing photocatalyst/ITALCEMENTI) of 27.4.2018

Online on

01.06.2018

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

27.4.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C04B 28/02

Application no.

09157374.1

Keywords

Inventive step - main request (yes)

Application title

Use of a hydraulic binder containing photocatalyst particles

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T170914.20180427

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 299.538K)
T 1915/14 () of 14.3.2018

Online on

01.06.2018

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

14.3.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B26B 19/38
B26B 21/40
B26B 21/52
B26B 19/14

Application no.

07827057.6

Keywords

Inventive step - main request (no)
Inventive step - common general knowledge
Inventive step - auxiliary request (yes)
Inventive step - ex post facto analysis

Application title

ROTARY SHAVER WITH IMPROVED SUPPORT STRUCTURE FOR SHAVING HEADS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T191514.20180314

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 379.976K)
T 2020/14 (LINGO binding molecules) of 28.5.2018

Online on

01.06.2018

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

28.5.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07K 16/28
A61K 39/395

Application no.

07846601.8

Keywords

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

Application title

LINGO binding molecules and pharmaceutical use thereof

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T202014.20180528

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 256.712K)
T 2117/14 (Filterbeutel/EUROFILTERS) of 18.4.2018

Online on

01.06.2018

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

18.4.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B01D 39/16
A47L 9/14

Application no.

06829440.4

Keywords

Zulässigkeit der Beschwerde - (ja)
Zulässigkeit der Beschwerde - Beschwerde hinreichend begründet (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - nicht naheliegende Lösung auch unter der Annahme, der nächstliegende Stand der Technik enthalte ein in Streit stehendes Merkmal

Application title

FILTERBEUTEL FÜR EINEN STAUBSAUGER SOWIE DESSEN VERWENDUNG

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T211714.20180418

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 329.574K)
T 0908/15 (Light density silicate / PROCTER & GAMBLE) of 25.1.2018

Online on

01.06.2018

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

25.1.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C11D 3/08
C11D 17/06
C11D 3/06
C11D 3/12
C11D 3/10
C11D 3/04

Application no.

09152404.1

Keywords

Admissibility of new evidence filed upon appeal (no): documents constituting a fresh case
Sufficiency of disclosure (yes)
Novelty (yes): not direct and unambiguous disclosure of all features of claim 1 in combination
Inventive step (yes)

Application title

A solid laundry detergent composition comprising light density silicate salt

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T090815.20180125

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 500.716K)
T 1365/15 () of 26.4.2018

Online on

01.06.2018

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

26.4.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08F 2/44
C08F 20/06
C08J 3/24

Application no.

08703822.0

Keywords

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

Application title

PARTICULATE WATER-ABSORBENT POLYMER AND PROCESS FOR PRODUCTION THEREOF

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T136515.20180426

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 488.268K)
T 2270/15 (Secure mode controlled memory/NOKIA) of 16.5.2018

Online on

01.06.2018

Board

3.5.06

Decision date

16.5.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 1/00

Application no.

05708671.2

Keywords

Claims - clarity (no)

Application title

SECURE MODE CONTROLLED MEMORY

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T227015.20180516

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 300.738K)
T 1415/16 (PCV-2 Vaccine/INTERVET) of 23.5.2017

Online on

01.06.2018

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

23.5.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 39/12
A61P 31/20

Application no.

06793347.3

Keywords

Main request - inventive step - (no)
Auxiliary requests 1 and 2 - clarity - (no)
Auxiliary request 3 - admission into proceedings - (no)

Application title

PCV-2 Vaccine

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T141516.20170523

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 619.972K)
T 1916/16 () of 24.4.2018

Online on

01.06.2018

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

24.4.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B60G 21/055

Application no.

10726973.0

Keywords

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

Application title

HALTEVORRICHTUNG FÜR EIN LAGER EINES ACHSSTABILISATORS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T191616.20180424

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 287.758K)

May 2018

T 1558/13 (Process for purifying target proteins from contaminants/AMGEN) of 10.1.2018

Online on

31.05.2018

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

10.1.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07K 14/00
C12P 21/06

Application no.

04796067.9

Keywords

Main request - requirements of the EPC met (yes)
Late-filed lines of arguments - admission into the appeal proceedings
Remittal to the department of first instance - (no)

Application title

Process for purifying proteins in a hydrophobic interaction chromatography flow-through fraction

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T155813.20180110

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 603.562K)
T 2343/13 (Reproducing apparatus III/SHARP) of 6.3.2018

Online on

31.05.2018

Board

3.5.07

Decision date

6.3.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G11B 27/32
G11B 27/34
G11B 27/36
G11B 20/10
G11B 27/10
H04N 5/85
G11B 20/00

Application no.

10000251.8

Keywords

Late-filed request - second to fourth auxiliary requests
Late-filed request - admission (yes)
Inventive step - main and first to third auxiliary requests (no)
Remittal to the department of first instance - fourth auxiliary request (yes)

Application title

A reproducing apparatus, a reproducing method, a system, a software and a computer-readable recording medium storing the software for prioritizing reproduction control information

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T234313.20180306

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 440.566K)
T 1079/14 (Handover/HUAWEI) of 7.5.2018

Online on

31.05.2018

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

7.5.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04W 36/12

Application no.

11153335.2

Keywords

Claims - clarity (no)

Application title

A method and system for transferring user equipment in mobile communication system

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T107914.20180507

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 266.647K)
T 2436/17 () of 14.5.2018

Online on

31.05.2018

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

14.5.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07K 16/10
C07K 14/11
A61K 39/145
G01N 33/50

Application no.

09791906.2

Keywords

Admissibility of appeal - missing statement of grounds

Application title

Conserved Influenza Hemagglutinin Epitope and Antibodies thereto

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T243617.20180514

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 222.404K)
T 2502/11 (Cluster management / RAYTHEON COMPANY) of 25.5.2018

Online on

30.05.2018

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

25.5.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 15/173
G06F 15/80

Application no.

05732940.1

Keywords

Sufficiency of disclosure - (no
Sufficiency of disclosure - lack of enabling disclosure)
Claims - clarity (no)
Inventive step - (no
Inventive step - juxtaposition of features)

Application title

SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR CLUSTER MANAGEMENT FOR PARALLEL TASK ALLOCATION IN A MULTIPROCESSOR ARCHITECTURE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T250211.20180525

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 305.234K)
T 1571/12 () of 9.5.2018

Online on

30.05.2018

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

9.5.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G01N 21/64
G02B 21/00

Application no.

06762757.0

Keywords

Einspruchsgründe - Kammer führt, im Einverständnis mit der Patentinhaberin, neuen Einspruchsgrund ein

Application title

AUFLÖSUNGSGESTEIGERTE LUMINESZENZ-MIKROSKOPIE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T157112.20180509

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 330.885K)
T 0739/14 () of 20.10.2017

Online on

30.05.2018

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

20.10.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F17C 13/06

Application no.

03005337.5

Keywords

Inventive step (no)

Application title

Transportation and storage of ultra-high purity products

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T073914.20171020

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 475.707K)
T 1811/14 () of 9.5.2018

Online on

30.05.2018

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

9.5.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C08F 2/00
C08F 2/10
C08F 2/16
C08F 2/18
A61L 15/60

Application no.

07820798.2

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)

Application title

VERFAHREN ZUR HERSTELLUNG WASSERABSORBIERENDER POLYMERPARTIKEL DURCH POLYMERISATION VON TROPFEN EINER MONOMERLÖSUNG

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T181114.20180509

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 304.585K)
T 0200/18 () of 25.5.2018

Online on

30.05.2018

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

25.5.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08F 10/00
C08F 4/64
C08F 4/6592

Application no.

08849630.2

Keywords

Admissibility of appeal - missing statement of grounds

Application title

POLYMERIZATION CATALYSTS, METHODS OF MAKING; METHODS OF USING, AND POLYOLEFINPRODUCTS MADE THEREFROM

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T020018.20180525

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 220.688K)
T 1739/13 (Isolation nucleic acids surfactants/LIFE TECHNOLOGIES) of 13.3.2018

Online on

29.05.2018

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

13.3.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12N 15/10
C12Q 1/68

Application no.

01274041.1

Keywords

Main request - admission into the appeal proceedings (no)
Auxiliary Request 1 - added subject-matter (yes)
Auxiliary requests 2-13 - admission into the appeal proceedings (no)/added subject-matter (yes)

Application title

COMPOSITIONS, METHODS, AND KITS FOR ISOLATING NUCLEIC ACIDS USING SURFACTANTS AND PROTEASES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T173913.20180313

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 544.407K)
T 1934/13 () of 26.4.2018

Online on

29.05.2018

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

26.4.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B29C 47/90
B29C 47/34
B29C 47/92

Application no.

08007905.6

Keywords

Spät eingereichte Dokumente - mit der Beschwerdebegründung vorgebracht (zugelassen)
Spät eingereichtes Dokument - in der mündlichen Verhandlung vorgebracht (nicht zugelassen)
Neuheit (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit (ja)

Application title

Verfahren zur Herstellung von rohrförmigen Kunststoffprofilen

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T193413.20180426

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 365.828K)
T 2012/13 (Faujasite agglomérée /CECA) of 12.7.2017

Online on

29.05.2018

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

12.7.2017

Proc. language

FR

IPC

B01J 20/18
C07C 15/08
C07C 7/13

Application no.

98942751.3

Keywords

Requête produite tardivement - pendant la procédure orale recevable (oui)
Modifications - extension au-delà du contenu de la demande telle que deposée
Modifications - requête principale (non)
Possibilité d'exécuter l'invention - requête principale (oui)
Renvoi à la première instance - (oui)

Application title

Adsorbants zéolitiques agglomérés, leur procédé d'obtention et leur utilisation pour l'adsorption de paraxylène a partir de coupes de C8 aromatiques

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T201213.20170712

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 620.635K)
T 1224/12 (Tetracycline sensitive Bifidobacterium/CHR HANSEN) of 23.2.2018

Online on

28.05.2018

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

23.2.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12N 15/01
C12R 1/01

Application no.

05010216.9

Keywords

Admission of new evidence into the appeal (no)
Granted claims - sufficiency of disclosure (yes)
Granted claims - novelty (yes)
Granted claims - inventive step (yes)
Appeal dismissed (yes)

Application title

Antibiotic-sensitive lactic acid bacteria strains

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T122412.20180223

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 560.636K)
T 1311/12 () of 22.5.2018

Online on

28.05.2018

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

22.5.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F02M 37/00
F02M 43/00
F17C 7/02

Application no.

06023298.0

Keywords

Zulässigkeit der Beschwerde - (ja)
Änderungen - zulässig (ja)
Neuheit - Anspruch 1 (ja)
Zurückverweisung an die erste Instanz zur weiteren Entscheidung (ja)

Application title

Kraftstoffkühlsystem für Verbrennungskraftmaschinen

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T131112.20180522

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 322.741K)
T 0991/13 (Anti-HPA-5b monoclonal antibody/DIAGNOSTISCHE FORSCHUNG) of 24.11.2017

Online on

28.05.2018

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

24.11.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07K 16/34

Application no.

07012282.5

Keywords

Main and first auxiliary request - Exceptions to patentability - method for treatment by therapy (yes)
Second auxiliary request - Inventive step (no)

Application title

Anti-HPA-5b monoclonal antibody

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T099113.20171124

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 343.449K)
T 0621/14 () of 18.1.2018

Online on

28.05.2018

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

18.1.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

E01C 23/24

Application no.

04804200.6

Keywords

-

Application title

VORRICHTUNG ZUR ERZEUGUNG VON MARKIERUNGSLINIEN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T062114.20180118

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 405.864K)
T 0701/14 (Préparation nanoémulsion cationique/L'Oréal) of 12.4.2017

Online on

28.05.2018

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

12.4.2017

Proc. language

FR

IPC

A61K 8/06
A61K 8/41
B01F 17/18
B01F 17/42

Application no.

03292766.7

Keywords

Nouveauté - (oui)
Moyens invoqués tardivement - admis (non) objection soulevée pour la première fois durant la procédure orale
Activité inventive - (oui)

Application title

Procédé de préparation de nanoémulsion cationique

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T070114.20170412

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 464.566K)
T 1435/14 () of 17.4.2018

Online on

28.05.2018

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

17.4.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F21V 25/12
F21S 2/00

Application no.

06762101.1

Keywords

-

Application title

BAUGRUPPE FÜR EXPLOSIONSGESCHÜTZTE LEUCHTE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T143514.20180417

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 335.438K)
T 0264/15 (Hyperaccumulation / CNRS) of 26.7.2017

Online on

28.05.2018

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

26.7.2017

Proc. language

FR

IPC

B01J 21/18
B01J 23/06
B01J 23/755
B01J 23/72
C02F 3/32
B09C 1/10
C07C 31/34

Application no.

10805445.3

Keywords

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

Application title

UTILISATION DE PLANTES ACCUMULATRICES DE METAUX POUR LA PREPARATION DE CATALYSEURS UTILISABLES DANS DES REACTIONS CHIMIQUES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T026415.20170726

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 360.562K)
T 0816/15 (SNMP-basiertes Druckernetzwerk/DOCUFORM) of 6.4.2018

Online on

28.05.2018

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

6.4.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G06F 3/12
H04N 1/32

Application no.

11170093.6

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hauptantrag und Hilfsantrag 2 (nein)
Zulassung ins Verfahren - Hilfsantrag 1 (nein)

Application title

Drucksystem für Computernetzwerke; Verfahren zum Drucken von Dokumenten in einem Computernetzwerk

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T081615.20180406

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 411.331K)
T 1411/15 () of 1.2.2018

Online on

28.05.2018

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

1.2.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F25D 23/06
F25D 17/04

Application no.

03704551.5

Keywords

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

Application title

INNENTEIL FUER EIN KAELTEGERAET

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T141115.20180201

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 422.118K)
T 1534/16 () of 16.4.2018

Online on

28.05.2018

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

16.4.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B08B 3/02
B23D 79/02

Application no.

11700196.6

Keywords

Inventive step - (yes)
Amendments - added subject-matter (no)
Inspection of files - Exclusion of documents from file inspection (yes)

Application title

METHOD FOR HIGH-PRESSURE LIQUID JET DEBURRING AND CORRESPONDING INDUSTRIAL INSTALLATION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T153416.20180416

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 328.328K)
T 1258/17 () of 22.5.2018

Online on

28.05.2018

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

22.5.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A24D 1/02

Application no.

11150632.5

Keywords

Admissibility of appeal - missing statement of grounds

Application title

Smoking articles having reduced analyte levels and process for making same

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T125817.20180522

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 221.883K)
R 0004/16 () of 16.4.2018

Online on

25.05.2018

Board

EBA

Decision date

16.4.2018

Proc. language

FR

IPC

A41D 13/02
A47G 25/90

Application no.

09761779.9

Keywords

Violation du droit d’être entendu (non)
Requête manifestement irrecevable (oui – premier grief)
Requête manifestement non fondée (oui - second à quatrième griefs)

Application title

COMBINAISON POUR SALLE BLANCHE ET ANALOGUE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:R000416.20180416

Distribution

B

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 39.597K)
T 0379/11 (Bewertung technischer Hilfsmittel / ABB AG) of 24.4.2018

Online on

25.05.2018

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

24.4.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G06Q 10/00
G07C 3/00

Application no.

04725893.4

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Merkmale zur Kenngrössenbestimmung (nein
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - rein wirtschaftliche Überlegungen)

Application title

VERFAHREN UND SYSTEM ZUR SYSTEMATISCHEN EVALUATION VON BEWERTUNGSKENNGRÖßEN TECHNISCHER BETRIEBSMITTEL

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T037911.20180424

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 320.091K)
T 1010/13 () of 19.3.2018

Online on

25.05.2018

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

19.3.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B65D 85/804
A47J 31/24

Application no.

08793832.0

Keywords

Procedural deficiencies (no)
Novelty - main request (no)
Novelty - auxiliary request (yes)
Amendments - auxiliary request
Amendments - added subject-matter (no)
Sufficiency of disclosure - auxiliary request (yes)
Inventive step - auxiliary request (yes)

Application title

SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR PREPARING A BEVERAGE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T101013.20180319

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 617.283K)
T 1781/13 () of 10.4.2018

Online on

25.05.2018

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

10.4.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

D06F 39/14
D06F 37/42
A47L 15/42
H01H 9/22

Application no.

05814595.4

Keywords

Neuheit - (nein)
Kostenverteilung (nein)

Application title

TÜRVERRIEGELUNG FÜR EINE TÜR EINES HAUSHALTSGERÄTS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T178113.20180410

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 458.864K)
T 2152/13 () of 6.12.2017

Online on

25.05.2018

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

6.12.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B05B 13/02
B05B 13/04
B25J 9/00
B25J 21/00

Application no.

06011635.7

Keywords

Neuheit - (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)

Application title

Beschichtungsverfahren und zugehörige Beschichtungseinrichtung

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T215213.20171206

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 464.889K)
T 0213/14 () of 24.4.2018

Online on

25.05.2018

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

24.4.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

D04H 3/00
D04H 1/54
D04H 1/56
D01F 8/04
D01D 5/00
D01D 5/08

Application no.

04730532.1

Keywords

Amendments - added subject-matter
Amendments - main request (yes)
Late-filed auxiliary requests I to IV
Late-filed auxiliary requests - admitted (no)
Referral to the Enlarged Board of Appeal - refused
Apportionment of costs - refused

Application title

POLYETHYLENE-BASED, SOFT NONWOVEN FARBIC

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T021314.20180424

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 396.989K)
T 2149/14 () of 8.5.2018

Online on

25.05.2018

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

8.5.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F28D 9/00
B23K 1/00

Application no.

09741040.1

Keywords

Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

HEAT EXCHANGER

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T214914.20180508

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 285.990K)
T 1172/15 () of 19.12.2017

Online on

25.05.2018

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

19.12.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B62K 23/06
B62M 25/04

Application no.

08161788.8

Keywords

Novelty (yes)
Added subject-matter (no)

Application title

Bicycle shift operating device

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T117215.20171219

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 326.450K)
T 0179/12 () of 12.4.2018

Online on

24.05.2018

Board

3.5.04

Decision date

12.4.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04N 7/36

Application no.

03799117.1

Keywords

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

Application title

IMAGE ENCODING DEVICE, IMAGE DECODING DEVICE AND THEIR METHODS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T017912.20180412

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 409.697K)
T 1819/13 () of 21.2.2018

Online on

24.05.2018

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

21.2.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61D 7/00
A61K 31/545
A61K 9/08
A61P 31/04

Application no.

03723787.2

Keywords

Method for therapeutic treatment of the animal body - (no)
Novelty - (yes)
Novelty - Swiss-type claim
Inventive step - (yes)
Late-filed document not admitted in first-instance proceedings

Application title

METHOD OF ADMINISTERING AN INJECTABLE ANTIBIOTIC TO THE EAR OF AN ANIMAL

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T181913.20180221

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 400.269K)
T 2105/13 () of 17.5.2018

Online on

24.05.2018

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

17.5.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G01F 23/284
G01B 15/04

Application no.

05013247.1

Keywords

Patentansprüche - Klarheit nach Änderung (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)

Application title

Verfahren zur Messung des Füllstands eines in einem Behälter vorgesehenen Mediums auf der Grundlage des Radar-Prinzips

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T210513.20180517

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 273.521K)
T 0762/14 (Plasticised esterquats / UNILEVER) of 18.10.2017

Online on

24.05.2018

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

18.10.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C11D 1/62
C11D 3/00
C11D 3/20
C11D 3/50

Application no.

08774367.0

Keywords

Added subject-matter - claims as granted (yes)
Auxiliary claim request filed after issuance of sumnmons to oral proceedings - admitted into the proceedings
Amended claims not objectionable under Articles 123 and 84 EPC - auxiliary Request 1
Novelty - (yes) auxiliary request 1
Inventive step - (yes) auxiliary request 1

Application title

FABRIC SOFTENING COMPOSITION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T076214.20171018

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 578.497K)
T 2009/14 (Composite sheet material / HANWHA AZDEL) of 8.8.2017

Online on

24.05.2018

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

8.8.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

D21H 11/12
D21F 11/00
D04H 1/00

Application no.

05848915.4

Keywords

Late filed document admitted by the opposition division: no reason to overrule discretionary decision of the opposition division
Inventive step (main request and auxiliary requests 1 to 5 and 10): no
Admittance of auxiliary requests 6 to 9 and 11 into the proceedings: no
Admittance of auxiliary request 10 into the proceedings : yes

Application title

Composite thermoplastic sheets including natural fibers

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T200914.20170808

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 588.838K)
T 0355/15 (Fischer-Tropsch catalyst / CLARIANT) of 21.3.2018

Online on

24.05.2018

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

21.3.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B01J 29/06
B01J 29/064
B01J 29/068
B01J 29/072
B01J 29/076
B01J 21/02
B01J 21/04
B01J 21/06
B01J 21/10
B01J 21/12
B01J 23/02
B01J 23/04
B01J 23/06
B01J 23/10
B01J 23/12
B01J 23/16
B01J 23/22
B01J 23/24
B01J 23/26
B01J 23/28
B01J 23/30

Application no.

02736648.3

Keywords

Admissibility of appeal - (yes)
Admittance of new main request (amended claims and description) filed at the oral proceedings (yes)
Post-grant modifications of claims and description - not objectionable
Sufficiency of disclosure - (yes)
Remittal to the department of first instance - (yes)

Application title

Method for making a high surface area, small crystallite size catalyst for Fischer-Tropsch synthesis

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T035515.20180321

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 459.302K)
T 1304/15 () of 10.4.2018

Online on

24.05.2018

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

10.4.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08G 73/02
B01F 17/00

Application no.

07727030.4

Keywords

Novelty - main request (yes)
Inventive step - main request and auxiliary requests 1 to 4 (no)

Application title

POLYETHYLENE IMINE BASED PIGMENT DISPERSANTS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T130415.20180410

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 487.556K)
T 2280/17 () of 18.5.2018

Online on

24.05.2018

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

18.5.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B65D 23/10

Application no.

03008634.2

Keywords

Admissibility of appeal - statement of grounds (not filed)

Application title

Thin-walled container

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T228017.20180518

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 228.637K)
T 0515/14 () of 30.11.2017

Online on

23.05.2018

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

30.11.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B65H 23/188

Application no.

06019736.5

Keywords

Spät vorgebrachte Argumente - zugelassen (ja)
Spät eingereichte Beweismittel - Beweismittel hätten bereits im erstinstanzlichen Verfahren vorgebracht werden müssen (nicht zugelassen)
Spät eingereichte Beweismittel - Beweismittel hätten bereits mit der Beschwerdebegründung vorgebracht werden müssen (nicht zugelassen)
Neuheit (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - nicht naheliegende Lösung (ja)

Application title

Regelung der Bahnspannung einer Warenbahn

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T051514.20171130

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 528.730K)
T 2106/14 (Re-establishment of rights) of 8.3.2018

Online on

23.05.2018

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

8.3.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C09D 5/18
C09D 133/04

Application no.

05847654.0

Keywords

Re-establishment of rights - (no)
Re-establishment of rights - due care on the part of the applicant (no)

Application title

INTUMESCENT COATING COMPOSITIONS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T210614.20180308

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 278.706K)
T 2120/14 (Re-establishment of rights) of 8.3.2018

Online on

23.05.2018

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

8.3.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C09D 5/00
C09D 5/18

Application no.

05847652.4

Keywords

Re-establishment of rights - (no)
Re-establishment of rights - due care on the part of the applicant (no)

Application title

INTUMESCENT COATING COMPOSITIONS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T212014.20180308

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 340.975K)
D 0020/17 () of 14.2.2018

Online on

22.05.2018

Board

DBA

Decision date

14.2.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

-

Application no.

-

Keywords

-

Application title

-

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:D002017.20180214

Distribution

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 136.742K)
D 0025/17 () of 14.2.2018

Online on

22.05.2018

Board

DBA

Decision date

14.2.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

-

Application no.

-

Keywords

-

Application title

-

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:D002517.20180214

Distribution

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 129.735K)
T 1279/14 (OIL-IN-WATER EMULSION / L'OREAL) of 8.3.2018

Online on

22.05.2018

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

8.3.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 8/06
A61K 8/81
A61K 8/87
A61K 8/90
A61Q 19/00
A61Q 1/14

Application no.

09710186.9

Keywords

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

Application title

OIL-IN-WATER EMULSION COMPRISING AN AMPHIPHILIC POLYMER

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T127914.20180308

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 459.525K)
T 1668/14 () of 19.4.2018

Online on

22.05.2018

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

19.4.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G07C 9/00
B60R 25/04

Application no.

04008754.6

Keywords

Admissibility of appeal - appeal sufficiently substantiated (yes)
Late-filed request - justification for late filing (no)
Late-filed request - request clearly allowable (no)
Amendments - added subject-matter (yes)

Application title

Switch device, especially ignition switch, interrogating a transponder by radio waves

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T166814.20180419

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 456.445K)
T 0429/15 () of 27.2.2018

Online on

22.05.2018

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

27.2.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08L 23/04

Application no.

07754871.7

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)
Inventive step - main request, first to fifth auxiliary requests

Application title

POLYOLEFIN COMPOSITIONS, ARTICLES MADE THEREFROM AND METHODS FOR PREPARING THE SAME

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T042915.20180227

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 480.614K)
T 0899/15 (Glycopyrronium salt/NOVARTIS) of 20.3.2018

Online on

22.05.2018

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

20.3.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 9/00
A61K 9/14
A61K 31/4015

Application no.

08859423.9

Keywords

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

Application title

Process for reducing the tendency of a glycopyyronium salt to aggegate during storage.

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T089915.20180320

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 308.373K)
T 1874/15 () of 21.3.2018

Online on

22.05.2018

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

21.3.2018

Proc. language

FR

IPC

B32B 1/08
B32B 27/08
B32B 27/34
F16L 11/04

Application no.

07858735.9

Keywords

nouveauté (oui) - toutes les requêtes
activité inventive (non) - toutes les requêtes

Application title

UTILISATION D'UNE STRUCTURE MULTICOUCHE POUR LA FABRICATION DE CONDUITES DE GAZ, NOTAMMENT DE METHANE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T187415.20180321

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 468.149K)
T 1768/12 (Wireless mouse/keyboard with reduced power consumption/AVAGO) of 14.5.2018

Online on

18.05.2018

Board

3.5.06

Decision date

14.5.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 1/32

Application no.

03009031.0

Keywords

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

Application title

Wireless interface device with reduced power consumption

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T176812.20180514

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 352.723K)
T 1358/13 () of 26.4.2018

Online on

18.05.2018

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

26.4.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G09G 3/32

Application no.

07124161.6

Keywords

Late-filed main and first auxiliary requests - admitted (no)
Inventive step - second and third auxiliary requests
Inventive step - (no)

Application title

Pixel driving method and apparatus for organic light emitting device

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T135813.20180426

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 453.942K)
T 0102/14 (Membrane for water purification / Applied Biomimetic A/S) of 30.6.2017

Online on

18.05.2018

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

30.6.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B01D 71/80
B01D 61/02
B01D 69/14
C02F 1/44

Application no.

10158444.9

Keywords

Sufficiency of disclosure - (no)

Application title

Biomimetic membranes

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T010214.20170630

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 383.733K)
T 0103/14 (Membrane for producing electricity from light / Applied Biomimetic A/ … of 30.6.2017

Online on

18.05.2018

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

30.6.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B01D 71/74

Application no.

03771549.7

Keywords

Admissibility of additional documents filed in the appeal - (no)
Sufficiency of disclosure - (no)

Application title

BIOMIMETIC MEMBRANES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T010314.20170630

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 450.902K)
T 0382/14 () of 13.4.2018

Online on

18.05.2018

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

13.4.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A22C 21/00

Application no.

09164406.2

Keywords

Inventive step - obvious modification
Late-filed auxiliary requests - request clearly allowable (yes)

Application title

Method and apparatus for processing poultry or a part thereof

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T038214.20180413

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 328.818K)
T 1537/12 (Discontinuous ACK-NACK reception/GOOGLE) of 9.5.2018

Online on

17.05.2018

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

9.5.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04L 1/18

Application no.

08162615.2

Keywords

Added subject-matter - (yes)
Oral proceedings - non-attendance of the party

Application title

System and method for retransmissions in a discontinuous reception configured system

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T153712.20180509

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 274.313K)
T 0054/14 () of 20.4.2018

Online on

17.05.2018

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

20.4.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A62B 9/02

Application no.

07005473.9

Keywords

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

Application title

Helmet for artificial respiration without the aid of masks

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T005414.20180420

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 390.201K)
T 0830/14 (Solubilised shading dye / UNILEVER) of 31.1.2018

Online on

17.05.2018

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

31.1.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C11D 17/00
C11D 3/40
C11D 1/83

Application no.

07703396.7

Keywords

Inventive step (no) main request
Inventive step - obvious alternative
Inventive step - (yes) 2nd auxiliary request
Inventive step - non-obvious alternative
1st auxiliary claim request filed after issuance of the summons to oral proceedings- not admitted

Application title

LIQUID WHITENING MAINTENANCE COMPOSITION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T083014.20180131

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 611.522K)
T 1517/14 () of 2.5.2018

Online on

17.05.2018

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

2.5.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A47J 31/44

Application no.

08709510.5

Keywords

Late-filed request - admitted (yes)
Sufficiency of disclosure - (yes)
Amendments - allowable (yes)
Claims - clarity (yes)
Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

IMPROVEMENTS IN OR RELATING TO A MACHINE FOR THE PREPARATION OF BEVERAGES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T151714.20180502

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 371.290K)
T 0834/15 (Blocky CMC II / Procter & Gamble) of 19.4.2018

Online on

17.05.2018

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

19.4.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C11D 3/22

Application no.

08158707.3

Keywords

Proper construction of "either ... or" (Reasons, 2.3 ff.)
Fresh ground for opposition raised by the Respondent (not considered) - no approval of the patentee
Sufficiency of the disclosure (yes)
Novelty - (yes) "extrinsic characteristic" (G 1/92) of an allegedly novelty-destroying commercial composition only accessible by subjecting said prior art composition to a kind of reverse engineering (by fractionation) based on hindsight (Reasons, 7)
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

Laundry composition

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T083415.20180419

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 473.683K)
T 0920/15 () of 23.4.2018

Online on

17.05.2018

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

23.4.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A47L 9/04

Application no.

06022038.1

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hauptantrag (nein)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hilfsanträge (nein)

Application title

Kompaktes Saugreinigungsgerät für die autarke Reinigung von Bodenbeläge

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T092015.20180423

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 325.194K)
T 1409/16 (Blocky CMC I / Procter & Gamble) of 19.4.2018

Online on

17.05.2018

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

19.4.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C11D 3/22

Application no.

10188928.5

Keywords

Proper construction of "either ... or" (Reasons, 1.3 ff.)
Insufficiency of disclosure (no)
Novelty - (yes) "extrinsic characteristic" (G 1/92) of an allegedly novelty-destroying commercial composition only accessible by subjecting said prior art composition to a kind of reverse engineering (by fractionation) based on hindsight (Reasons, 6)
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

Laundry composition

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T140916.20180419

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 469.615K)
T 1919/12 (Delivery of advertisements / MAVENIR SYSTEMS) of 13.3.2018

Online on

16.05.2018

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

13.3.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06Q 30/00
G06Q 90/00

Application no.

08775543.5

Keywords

Admissibility of sole request (no - diverging and prima facie unallowable subject-matter)

Application title

DELIVERY OF ADVERTISEMENTS IN MOBILE ADVERTISING SYSTEM

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T191912.20180313

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 306.777K)
T 2047/12 (Infant nutrition/NV NUTRICIA) of 8.2.2018

Online on

16.05.2018

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

8.2.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 35/20

Application no.

05777309.5

Keywords

Inventive step - obvious alternative

Application title

IMMUNE STIMULATORY INFANT NUTRITION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T204712.20180208

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 529.211K)
T 1598/12 () of 25.4.2018

Online on

15.05.2018

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

25.4.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61M 5/145
A61M 5/20

Application no.

07736288.7

Keywords

Novelty - (no)

Application title

DRUG DELIVERY DEVICE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T159812.20180425

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 389.220K)
T 2330/13 (Checking selection conditions/SAP) of 9.5.2018

Online on

15.05.2018

Board

3.5.07

Decision date

9.5.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 17/50
G06F 17/60

Application no.

04022865.2

Keywords

Inventive step - mixture of technical and non-technical features
Claims - clarity after amendment (yes)
Amendments - added subject-matter (objections overcome)

Application title

Method and system for checking consistency and completeness of selection conditions in a product configuration system

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T233013.20180509

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 538.882K)
T 2099/14 () of 23.2.2018

Online on

15.05.2018

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

23.2.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A61C 13/00

Application no.

05106163.8

Keywords

Spät eingereichter Hauptantrag - Rechtfertigung für späte Vorlage (nein)
Patentansprüche - Klarheit
Patentansprüche - Hilfsantrag (ja)
Änderungen - Erweiterung des Patentanspruchs
Änderungen - Hilfsantrag (nein)
Wesentlicher Verfahrensmangel - (nein)
Rückzahlung der Beschwerdegebühr - (nein)
Zurückverweisung an die Prüfungsabteilung zur weiteren Prüfung

Application title

Verfahren zur Konstruktion der Oberfläche eines aus dreidimensionalen Daten bestehenden Zahnersatzteils

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T209914.20180223

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 337.658K)
T 2299/14 () of 18.4.2018

Online on

15.05.2018

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

18.4.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A61F 5/44
A61F 5/445

Application no.

10003174.9

Keywords

Patentansprüche - Klarheit
Patentansprüche - Hauptantrag, Hilfsantrag 1, 2, 4, 5 (nein)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hilfsantrag 3 (nein)

Application title

Absorptionskörper zum Anschluss an Haut- und Schleimhautoberflächen

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T229914.20180418

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 373.705K)
T 0293/15 () of 5.3.2018

Online on

15.05.2018

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

5.3.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F16H 37/08

Application no.

08709759.8

Keywords

Amendments - allowable (yes)
Sufficiency of disclosure - (yes)
Claims - clarity (yes)
Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)
Late-filed document - procedural economy

Application title

DUAL CLUTCH TRANSMISSION WITH MULTIPLE RANGE GEARING

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T029315.20180305

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 363.519K)
T 0445/15 () of 1.3.2018

Online on

15.05.2018

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

1.3.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08L 23/10
C08F 10/00
C08F 4/643

Application no.

06705536.8

Keywords

Amendments - broadening of claim (yes) prohibition of no reformatio in peius not complied with (main request)
Late-filed auxiliary requests - justification for late filing (yes) reaction to issues identified by Board (1st-7th axuialiry requests
Novelty - (yes)- not shown to required standard of proof
Inventive step - (no)
Inventive step - 1st-7th auxiliary requests

Application title

PROPYLENE POLYMER COMPOSITION AND ORIENTED FILM MADE THEREFROM

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T044515.20180301

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 477.848K)
T 1030/15 () of 15.3.2018

Online on

15.05.2018

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

15.3.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

H01R 43/02

Application no.

08847035.6

Keywords

Neuheit
Erfinderische Tätigkeit
Änderungen

Application title

VERFAHREN ZUM REDUZIEREN DES ANLEGIERENS VON ALUMINIUM SOWIE ULTRASCHALLSCHWEISSVORRICHTUNG

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T103015.20180315

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D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 424.825K)
T 1755/12 (Controlling a digital rights object in a portable terminal/SAMSUNG) of 26.4.2018

Online on

14.05.2018

Board

3.5.06

Decision date

26.4.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 21/00

Application no.

07107882.8

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)

Application title

Apparatus and method for controlling a digital rights object in portable terminal

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T175512.20180426

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 339.896K)
T 0371/13 (Compositions cosmétiques antisolaires / L'OREAL) of 20.3.2018

Online on

14.05.2018

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

20.3.2018

Proc. language

FR

IPC

A61Q 17/04
A61K 8/44

Application no.

02292840.2

Keywords

Nouveauté - (oui)
Renvoi à la première instance (oui)

Application title

Compositions cosmétiques antisolaires base d'un mélange synergique de filtres et utilisations

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T037113.20180320

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 273.872K)
T 0248/14 () of 17.4.2018

Online on

14.05.2018

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

17.4.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

D06F 58/28

Application no.

07112493.7

Keywords

Sufficiency of disclosure - (yes)
Novelty - main request (yes)
Inventive step - main request (no)
Late-filed auxiliary request 1 - request clearly allowable (no)
Late-filed auxiliary request 1b - request clearly allowable (yes)
Remittal to the department of first instance - main request
Remittal to the department of first instance - (no)
Remittal to the department of first instance - auxiliary request 1b
Remittal to the department of first instance - (yes)

Application title

Control method for controlling a tumble laundry drier for drying wool laundry

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T024814.20180417

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 404.251K)
T 0541/14 (Filtereineheit mit konischem Gewinde/MANN+HUMMEL) of 13.4.2018

Online on

14.05.2018

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

13.4.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B01D 46/24

Application no.

10172513.3

Keywords

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

Application title

Filtereinheit mit einem konischen Gewinde

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T054114.20180413

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 302.760K)
T 2193/15 (Trusted component update/HEWLETT-PACKARD) of 24.4.2018

Online on

14.05.2018

Board

3.5.06

Decision date

24.4.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 9/06
G06F 9/22
G06F 21/00
G06F 21/24

Application no.

08726684.7

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)

Application title

TRUSTED COMPONENT UPDATE SYSTEM AND METHOD

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T219315.20180424

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 325.237K)
T 2442/12 () of 25.4.2018

Online on

11.05.2018

Board

3.5.04

Decision date

25.4.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

H04N 5/225
H01L 27/146

Application no.

05817042.4

Keywords

Zurückverweisung an die erste Instanz - (ja)

Application title

Bilderfassungseinrichtung

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T244212.20180425

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 314.156K)
T 0278/14 (Drospirenone/INDUSTRIALE CHIMICA) of 12.1.2018

Online on

11.05.2018

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

12.1.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07J 53/00
A61K 31/585
A61P 15/18

Application no.

05819134.7

Keywords

Inventive step, main request (no)
Inventive step - obvious alternative
Admission, auxiliary request (no)

Application title

PROCESS FOR THE PREPARATION OF DROSPIRENONE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T027814.20180112

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 411.904K)
T 2058/14 () of 13.4.2018

Online on

11.05.2018

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

13.4.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A23K 1/18
A23K 1/16

Application no.

07710036.0

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)

Application title

COMPOSITIONS AND METHOD FOR PROMOTING FAT LOSS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T205814.20180413

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 316.033K)
T 2571/12 (Treatment of schizophrenia with glutathione/MENTAL HEALTH RESEARCH … of 11.1.2018

Online on

09.05.2018

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

11.1.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 38/06
A61K 31/198
A61P 25/18
A61P 25/28

Application no.

02799377.3

Keywords

-

Application title

GLUTATION PRECURSORS FOR THE TREATMENT OF NEUROPSYCHIATRIC DISORDERS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T257112.20180111

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 387.774K)
T 2070/13 () of 12.4.2018

Online on

09.05.2018

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

12.4.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61F 13/15

Application no.

05815210.9

Keywords

Sufficiency of disclosure - Main request (no), Auxiliary requests 1 to 7 (no), undue burden
Auxiliary request 8 - late filed, not prima facie allowable, not admitted,
Auxiliary request 9 - late filed, admitted - not allowable
Inventive step - auxiliary request 10 (no)

Application title

A COMPOSITION AND WIPE FOR REDUCING VISCOSITY OF VISCOELASTIC BODILY FLUIDS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T207013.20180412

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 473.611K)
T 1746/15 () of 13.11.2017

Online on

09.05.2018

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

13.11.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B65G 47/84

Application no.

09168562.8

Keywords

Selbstständiges Beweisverfahren - proceedings for infringement (no)
Intervention of assumed infringer - admissible (no)
Novelty - main request and first auxiliary request (no)
Late-filed second to seventh auxiliary requests - admitted (no)

Application title

An apparatus for transport and controlled discharge of products

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T174615.20171113

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 591.261K)
T 2073/12 () of 11.4.2018

Online on

08.05.2018

Board

3.5.04

Decision date

11.4.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04N 5/44

Application no.

08847653.6

Keywords

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

Application title

Image display apparatus and method of controlling the same

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T207312.20180411

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 392.758K)
T 0590/13 () of 17.4.2018

Online on

08.05.2018

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

17.4.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G09G 3/34

Application no.

05725822.0

Keywords

-

Application title

METHODS FOR DRIVING BISTABLE ELECTRO-OPTIC DISPLAYS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T059013.20180417

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 292.508K)
T 1275/13 () of 10.4.2018

Online on

08.05.2018

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

10.4.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61B 3/12

Application no.

06020267.8

Keywords

Late-filed evidence - submitted with the statement of grounds of appeal - admitted (yes)
Novelty - main request (no)
Novelty - auxiliary request 1 (no)
Amendments - added subject-matter
Amendments - auxiliary requests 2 and 3 (yes)

Application title

A fundus observation device, fundus image display device and fundus observation program

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T127513.20180410

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 431.321K)
T 1705/13 (Proteolytic antibodies/SUDHIR AND YASUHIRO) of 16.5.2017

Online on

08.05.2018

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

16.5.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07K 16/10
C07K 16/28
C07K 16/44
C12Q 1/70
C12N 5/06

Application no.

04758448.7

Keywords

Main request - novelty (no)
Auxiliary request - novelty (yes)
Appeal decision - remittal to the department of first instance (yes)

Application title

Proteolytic and covalent antibodies

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T170513.20170516

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 359.799K)
T 1779/13 () of 23.4.2018

Online on

08.05.2018

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

23.4.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G02C 7/10

Application no.

08714767.4

Keywords

Neuheit (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit (nein)

Application title

VORRICHTUNG ZUM ERHÖHTEN AUGENSCHUTZ

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T177913.20180423

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 412.192K)
T 2356/13 () of 2.5.2018

Online on

08.05.2018

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

2.5.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F01N 3/20
F01N 9/00

Application no.

07803417.0

Keywords

Patentansprüche - Klarheit
Patentansprüche - Hauptantrag und Hilfsantrag (nein)

Application title

VERFAHREN ZUM BETREIBEN EINES REAGENZMITTEL-DOSIERVENTILS UND VORRICHTUNG ZUR DURCHFÜHRUNG DES VERFAHRENS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T235613.20180502

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 270.688K)
T 0033/14 () of 2.5.2018

Online on

08.05.2018

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

2.5.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B65D 5/38
B65D 5/72
B65D 85/10

Application no.

06818398.7

Keywords

Änderungen - Erweiterung über den Inhalt der Anmeldung in der eingereichten Fassung hinaus
Änderungen - Hauptantrag und Hilfsantrag I (ja)
Änderungen - Hilfsantrag II (nein)

Application title

RAUCHARTIKELPACKUNG MIT AUSSCHIEBEDURCHGANG

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T003314.20180502

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 361.664K)
T 0285/15 () of 3.5.2018

Online on

08.05.2018

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

3.5.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01J 3/46

Application no.

08742374.5

Keywords

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

Application title

SYSTEM FOR COLOR MATCH AND DIGITAL COLOR DISPLAY

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T028515.20180503

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 261.014K)
T 1819/15 () of 6.2.2018

Online on

08.05.2018

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

6.2.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F25D 23/02

Application no.

08759605.2

Keywords

Zulässigkeit der Beschwerde - Beschwerdeschrift
Zulässigkeit der Beschwerde - Antrag, in dem Beschwerdegegenstand festgelegt wird
Neuheit - Hauptantrag (nein)
Neuheit - Hilfsantrag (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hilfsantrag (ja)

Application title

HAUSHALTSGERÄT

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T181915.20180206

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 390.673K)
T 1599/16 (Stabilized teriparatide solutions/Eli Lilly & Company) of 8.2.2018

Online on

08.05.2018

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

8.2.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 38/29
A61K 47/10
A61K 9/08
A61K 47/26

Application no.

03104219.5

Keywords

Main request -Amendments (yes)
Main request - Sufficiency of disclosure (yes)
Main request - Novelty (yes)
Main request - Inventive step (yes)

Application title

Stabilized teriparatide solutions

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T159916.20180208

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 492.921K)
T 1132/13 () of 10.4.2018

Online on

07.05.2018

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

10.4.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01L 33/00

Application no.

05797533.6

Keywords

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

Application title

HIGH EFFICIENCY GROUP III NITRIDE LED WITH LENTICULAR SURFACE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T113213.20180410

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 306.688K)
T 1342/13 () of 26.4.2018

Online on

07.05.2018

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

26.4.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G02B 1/10

Application no.

03768474.3

Keywords

Admissibility of main request (no) - broadened claim 1
Inventive step - (no)
Inventive step - first to fifth auxiliary requests

Application title

HIGH ENERGY, LOW ENERGY DENSITY, RADIATION-RESISTANT OPTICS USED WITH MICRO-ELECTROMECHANICAL DEVICES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T134213.20180426

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 395.786K)
T 2412/13 (Managing images and geographic location in mobile device/HTC) of 27.2.2018

Online on

07.05.2018

Board

3.5.07

Decision date

27.2.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 17/30

Application no.

11179398.0

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)

Application title

Method and system for managing images and geographic location data in a mobile communication device

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T241213.20180227

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 401.767K)
T 1969/14 () of 12.4.2018

Online on

07.05.2018

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

12.4.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08K 5/521
C08L 51/04
C08L 69/00

Application no.

09175498.6

Keywords

Amendments - allowable (yes)
Amendments - broadening of claim (no)
Grounds for opposition - clarity in opposition appeal proceedings
Grounds for opposition - insufficiency of disclosure (no)
Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

Polymer compositions containing phosphates

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T196914.20180412

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 470.535K)
T 0249/15 () of 27.2.2018

Online on

07.05.2018

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

27.2.2018

Proc. language

FR

IPC

C22C 21/10
C22F 1/053

Application no.

03740568.5

Keywords

Nouveauté
Activité inventive

Application title

PRODUITS EN ALLIAGES AL-ZN-MG-CU

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T024915.20180227

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 393.256K)
G 0001/15 () of 29.11.2016

Online on

04.05.2018

Board

EBA

Decision date

29.11.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A01H 5/10

Application no.

98203458.9

Keywords

Zulässigkeit der Vorlagen der Beschwerdekammern (bejaht)
Rechtsfrage von grundsätzlicher Bedeutung (bejaht)
Prioritätsrecht – Voraussetzungen und Wirkungen
Teil- und Mehrfachprioritäten
Rechtsgrundlage und Beurteilung der Teilpriorität

Application title

-

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:G000115.20161129

Distribution

A

Decision

PDF nicht verfügbar
G 0001/15 () of 29.11.2016

Online on

04.05.2018

Board

EBA

Decision date

29.11.2016

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A01H 5/10

Application no.

98203458.9

Keywords

Admissibility of referrals by the boards of appeal – yes
Point of law of fundamental importance - yes
Priority right - conditions and effects
Partial and multiple priorities
Legal basis and assessment of partial priority

Application title

Use of cold flow improvers in fuel oil compositions

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:G000115.20161129

Distribution

A

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 1.478M)
G 0001/15 () of 29.11.2016

Online on

04.05.2018

Board

EBA

Decision date

29.11.2016

Proc. language

FR

IPC

A01H 5/10

Application no.

98203458.9

Keywords

Recevabilité des saisines par les chambres de recours - oui
Question de droit d'importance fondamentale - oui
Droit de priorité – conditions et effets
Priorité partielle et priorités multiples
Fondement juridique et appréciation de la priorité partielle

Application title

-

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2016:G000115.20161129

Distribution

A

Decision

PDF pas disponible
T 1896/12 (Dynamic currency conversion/GLOBAL BLUE) of 15.2.2018

Online on

04.05.2018

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

15.2.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06Q 20/00

Application no.

09719548.1

Keywords

Inventive step - determining at the user terminal the type of currency rate conversion to be performed at the host (no
Inventive step - obvious possibility)
Inventive step - preprocessing at user terminal relieving processing demand on host (no
Inventive step - bonus effect)

Application title

DYNAMIC CURRENCY CONVERSION SYSTEM AND METHOD

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T189612.20180215

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 323.250K)
T 1936/12 (MANAGING RELATIONSHIPS BETWEEN BROKERS AND TRADERS/ESPEED) of 30.1.2018

Online on

04.05.2018

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

30.1.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06Q 10/00

Application no.

04796831.8

Keywords

Inventive step - consolidating commands to arrive at a trading system via the same connection (no
Inventive step - part of non-techncal requirements)
Inventive step - implementation using proxy-server multiplexing commands (no
Inventive step - common general knowledge)
Claims - functional features (yes)
Summons to oral proceedings - non-attendance of party

Application title

SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR MANAGING RELATIONSHIPS BETWEEN BROKERS AND TRADERS USING A MESSAGING FORMAT

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T193612.20180130

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 316.033K)
T 2158/12 (Computer-based testing/PROMETRIC) of 11.4.2018

Online on

04.05.2018

Board

3.5.06

Decision date

11.4.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H02H 3/05
G09B 7/00

Application no.

02803206.8

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)

Application title

METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR COMPUTER BASED TESTING USING PLUGINS TO EXPAND FUNCTIONALITY OF A TEST DRIVER

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T215812.20180411

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 324.210K)
T 0802/13 () of 19.3.2018

Online on

04.05.2018

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

19.3.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61M 5/145
A61M 5/315

Application no.

05796880.2

Keywords

Oral proceedings - held in absence of two parties
Amendments - intermediate generalisation added subject-matter (no)
Appeal decision - remittal to the department of first instance (yes)

Application title

INJECTION DEVICE WITH TORSION SPRING AND ROTATABLE DISPLAY

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T080213.20180319

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 515.192K)
T 1201/13 () of 12.4.2018

Online on

04.05.2018

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

12.4.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G09G 3/32
G09G 3/00

Application no.

10171005.1

Keywords

Novelty - prior European application
Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - after amendment
Inventive step - recognition of problem contributes to inventive merits
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

Organic light emitting display device

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T120113.20180412

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 364.231K)
T 0220/14 () of 23.1.2018

Online on

04.05.2018

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

23.1.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C23C 22/10
C23C 22/46
C23C 22/47
C23C 22/74
C23C 22/53
C23C 28/02

Application no.

03708593.3

Keywords

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

Application title

TREATING SOLUTION FOR FORMING BLACK HEXAVALENT CHROMIUM-FREE CHEMICAL COATING ON ZINC OR ZINC ALLOY PLATED SUBSTRATE, AND METHOD FOR FORMING BLACK HEXAVALENT CHROMIUM-FREE CHEMICAL COATING ON ZINC OR ZINC ALLOY PLATED SUBSTRATE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T022014.20180123

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 291.604K)
T 1341/14 (Alkaline bacterial enzyme / PROCTER & GAMBLE) of 26.1.2017

Online on

04.05.2018

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

26.1.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C11D 3/06
C11D 3/12
C11D 3/386

Application no.

06116782.1

Keywords

Inventive step : (no) unexpected cleaning performance not convincingly shown across the whole scope of claim 1 (main request and auxiliary request 2)
Admittance of auxiliary claim requests: auxiliary request 2 (yes) - auxiliary request 5 (no)

Application title

Detergent compositions

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T134114.20170126

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 740.084K)
T 1572/14 (Dissolution time / RECKITT BENCKISER FINISH) of 15.2.2018

Online on

04.05.2018

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

15.2.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C11D 17/04
C11D 17/00

Application no.

02788178.8

Keywords

Sufficiency of the disclosure (no)

Application title

USE OF A PACKAGED DETERGENT COMPOSITION COMPRISING A CONTAINER

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T157214.20180215

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 409.393K)
T 2021/14 (Seed sampler/MONSANTO) of 26.4.2018

Online on

04.05.2018

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

26.4.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A01H 1/04
A01C 1/00
A01H 5/10
C12Q 1/68
C12N 15/10

Application no.

07016960.2

Keywords

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

Application title

Automated seed sampler and methods of sampling, testing and bulking seeds

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T202114.20180426

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 247.466K)
T 2242/15 () of 27.4.2018

Online on

04.05.2018

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

27.4.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G02F 1/39
H01S 3/082
H01S 3/108

Application no.

07705059.9

Keywords

Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

PARAMETRIC GENERATION USING INTERSECTING CAVITIES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T224215.20180427

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 312.640K)
T 1966/12 () of 2.3.2018

Online on

03.05.2018

Board

3.5.04

Decision date

2.3.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04N 7/16
H04L 29/06
H04L 9/06

Application no.

09772427.2

Keywords

Inventive step - main and auxiliary requests (no)
Requirement of a reasoned decision (yes)

Application title

Methods and apparatuses for selective data encryption

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T196612.20180302

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 353.475K)
T 0730/13 () of 17.11.2017

Online on

03.05.2018

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

17.11.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B29C 47/12
B29C 49/04
B29C 47/04
B29C 47/92
B29C 47/92

Application no.

07017388.5

Keywords

Priorität - Identität der Erfindung
Priorität - Hauptantrag und Hilfsanträge 1 bis 12 (nein)
Priorität - Hilfsantrag 15 (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hauptantrag und Hilfsanträge 1 bis 12, 13 (nein)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hilfsantrag 15 (ja)
Spät eingereichte Dokumente (zugelassen)
Spät eingereichte Hilfsanträge - Hilfsanträge 1 bis 12, 13 und 15 (zugelassen)
Spät eingereichte Hilfsanträge - Hilfsanträge 12a und 14 (nicht zugelassen)

Application title

Verfahren und Vorrichtung zur Herstellung von bandförmigen Kunststoffvorformlingen

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T073013.20171117

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 535.698K)
T 0881/13 () of 16.4.2018

Online on

03.05.2018

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

16.4.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G08B 19/00
G08B 25/04

Application no.

03028034.1

Keywords

Neuheit - (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)
Spät eingereichte Dokumente - zugelassen (nein)
Einspruchsgrund nach Artikel 100 b) EPÜ - nicht zugelassen

Application title

Gefahrenmeldeanlage

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T088113.20180416

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 326.883K)
T 1215/13 () of 26.4.2018

Online on

03.05.2018

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

26.4.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B67D 3/00

Application no.

08170620.2

Keywords

Rechtliches Gehör - Verletzung (nein)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)

Application title

Getränkedispenser

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T121513.20180426

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 336.723K)
T 1468/13 () of 26.4.2018

Online on

03.05.2018

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

26.4.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A22C 11/12

Application no.

07015727.6

Keywords

-

Application title

Clipmaschine

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T146813.20180426

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 335.983K)
T 2009/13 () of 12.9.2017

Online on

03.05.2018

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

12.9.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A61K 7/48
A61K 35/78
A61P 17/00

Application no.

04027340.1

Keywords

Hauptantrag: Änderungen - zulässig (ja)
Neuheit - nach Änderung (ja)

Application title

Kosmetische Zubereitung enthaltend Licochalcon A oder einen Extrakt aus Radix Glycyrrhizae inflatae Licochalcon A enthaltend und einen organischen Verdicker

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T200913.20170912

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 281.824K)
T 0589/14 () of 11.4.2018

Online on

03.05.2018

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

11.4.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A01J 5/007

Application no.

06835653.4

Keywords

Inventive step - main request as upheld (no)
Amendments admissible
Amendments - auxiliary request (no)

Application title

A METHOD OF AND AN INSTALLATION FOR MILKING AN ANIMAL

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T058914.20180411

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 335.361K)
T 2102/14 () of 2.2.2018

Online on

03.05.2018

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

2.2.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B22D 41/58
B22D 11/10

Application no.

09784522.6

Keywords

Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

SUBMERGED ENTRY NOZZLE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T210214.20180202

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 307.768K)
T 2266/14 () of 17.4.2018

Online on

03.05.2018

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

17.4.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F04C 27/02
F04C 18/344

Application no.

06763998.9

Keywords

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

Application title

VAKUUM-DREHSCHIEBERPUMPE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T226614.20180417

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 355.641K)
T 0078/15 (Improved medical device / Dentsply) of 22.2.2018

Online on

03.05.2018

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

22.2.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61L 29/14
A61L 29/08
A61L 31/00

Application no.

08154718.4

Keywords

Grounds for opposition - insufficiency of disclosure (no)

Application title

Improved medical device with hydrophilic coating

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T007815.20180222

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 333.776K)
T 0176/15 () of 16.3.2018

Online on

03.05.2018

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

16.3.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C09J 153/02
C09J 153/00
A61L 15/58
A61L 24/04
A61L 24/08

Application no.

04820386.3

Keywords

Sufficiency of disclosure - (yes)
Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)
Late-filed documents
Late-filed document - admitted (no)

Application title

An adhesive composition and wound dressings or ostomy appliances comprising such adhesive composition

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T017615.20180316

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 404.894K)
T 0730/15 (Colonic drug delivery/UNIVERSITY COLLEGE LONDON) of 6.3.2018

Online on

03.05.2018

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

6.3.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 9/28

Application no.

07732397.0

Keywords

Admissibility of appeal - (yes)
Evidence submitted with the grounds of appeal
Evidence - admitted (yes)
Novelty - main request (yes)
Inventive step - main request (yes)

Application title

Colonic drug delivery formulation

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T073015.20180306

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 361.479K)
T 1003/15 (METHODS FOR DISCHARGING COLORANTS/Kimberly-Clark Worldwide, Inc.) of 22.3.2018

Online on

03.05.2018

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

22.3.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 8/36
A61K 8/37
A61Q 11/00
C11D 3/20
C11D 11/00

Application no.

08737683.6

Keywords

Admission of new documents into the proceedings (Yes)
Remittal

Application title

METHODS FOR DISCHARGING COLORANTS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T100315.20180322

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 279.126K)
T 1063/15 (RAPID DISSOLUTION FORMULATION OF CINACALCET HCl/AMGEN INC.) of 12.4.2018

Online on

03.05.2018

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

12.4.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 31/135
A61K 9/28
A61K 9/20
A61P 3/14

Application no.

04781429.8

Keywords

Extension of the scope of the claims
Sufficiency of disclosure
Inventive step

Application title

RAPID DISSOLUTION FORMULATION OF CINACALCET HCl

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T106315.20180412

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 362.043K)
T 1141/15 () of 8.12.2017

Online on

03.05.2018

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

8.12.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B64C 9/16
B64C 7/00

Application no.

06758661.0

Keywords

Amendments - patent as granted
Amendments - extension beyond the content of the application as filed (yes)
Correct exercise of discretion by opposition division not to admit late filed evidence of public prior use
Late-filed evidence of public prior use filed with grounds of appeal
Late-filed evidence - justification for late filing (no)
Novelty - auxiliary request 1 (yes)
Inventive step - auxiliary request 1 (yes)

Application title

AEROSPACE VEHICLE FAIRING SYSTEMS AND ASSOCIATED METHODS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T114115.20171208

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 499.550K)
T 1733/15 () of 21.2.2018

Online on

03.05.2018

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

21.2.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B41F 33/00
B01F 13/10

Application no.

08715715.2

Keywords

Novelty - first auxiliary request (no)
Late-filed auxiliary requests - second to seventh auxiliary requests (not admitted)
Late-filed auxiliary requests - eighth auxiliary request (admitted)
Inventive step - eighth auxiliary request (yes)
Claims - clarity
Claims - eighth auxiliary request (yes)

Application title

Colour-Management

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T173315.20180221

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 406.706K)
T 2352/15 () of 14.3.2018

Online on

03.05.2018

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

14.3.2018

Proc. language

FR

IPC

B29B 11/16
B29C 70/54
B29C 70/48

Application no.

05717681.0

Keywords

Recevabilité - requête principale (oui)
Nouveauté - requête principale (non)
Recevabilité - requête subsidiaire (non)

Application title

Procédé de fabrication d'une armature disposant d'au moins une face adhésive de façon repositionnable et armature obtenue

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T235215.20180314

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 367.513K)
T 0665/16 () of 26.4.2018

Online on

03.05.2018

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

26.4.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B24B 33/02

Application no.

11703184.9

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Could-would approach

Application title

WERKZEUGMASCHINE UND VERFAHREN ZUM BEARBEITEN EINES WERKSTÜCKS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T066516.20180426

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 318.971K)
T 1266/16 () of 26.2.2018

Online on

03.05.2018

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

26.2.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07C 319/14
C07C 335/32
C08G 75/04
G02B 1/04
C08G 18/38

Application no.

07737056.7

Keywords

Amendments - added subject-matter (yes)
Amendments - main request, second and fourth auxiliary requests
Novelty - (no)
Novelty - first, third and fifth auxiliary requests

Application title

PROCESS FOR PRODUCTION OF (POLY)THIOL COMPOUND FOR USE AS OPTICAL MATERIAL

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T126616.20180226

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 377.658K)
T 2374/16 () of 27.4.2018

Online on

03.05.2018

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

27.4.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07C 273/12

Application no.

04763960.4

Keywords

Basis of decision - substantial procedural violation (yes)

Application title

INTEGRATED PROCESS FOR UREA AND MELAMINE PRODUCTION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T237416.20180427

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 256.373K)
T 2263/11 (Collaboration system / MICROSOFT) of 27.11.2017

Online on

02.05.2018

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

27.11.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 17/60

Application no.

04255313.1

Keywords

Inventive step - integrating collaborative interface into the operating system user interface (no)
Inventive step - detecting file changes using a snapshot (no)

Application title

Method and apparatus for providing attributes of a collaboration system in an operating system for a folder-based file system

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T226311.20171127

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 347.899K)
T 1546/12 (Responsive object proxy/ AVAYA) of 2.2.2018

Online on

02.05.2018

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

2.2.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06Q 10/00
G06Q 50/00

Application no.

09171160.6

Keywords

Inventive step - deriving missing object position data from vehicle sensor (no
Inventive step - obvious alternative)
Inventive step - updating a schedule based on an object's location (no
Inventive step - not technical)
Inventive step - combination invention (no
Inventive step - merely sequential steps)

Application title

Proxy-based transport reservation and scheduling system

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T154612.20180202

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 354.565K)
T 2588/12 (Powdery mildew resistance/ENZA ZADEN BEHEER) of 19.4.2018

Online on

02.05.2018

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

19.4.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12N 15/82

Application no.

07787193.7

Keywords

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

Application title

Resistance to powdery mildew and absence of necrosis in Cucumis sativus

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T258812.20180419

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 253.776K)
T 2154/13 () of 5.3.2018

Online on

02.05.2018

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

5.3.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B65D 5/42
C11D 17/04

Application no.

07822288.2

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)
Late-filed request - request could have been filed in first instance proceedings (yes)

Application title

FABRIC SHADING GUIDE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T215413.20180305

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 306.883K)
T 0253/14 () of 30.1.2018

Online on

02.05.2018

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

30.1.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C23C 30/00
C04B 41/52

Application no.

00126315.1

Keywords

Novelty - main request (yes)
Inventive step - reasonable expectation of success (yes)
Inventive step - main request (no)
Inventive step - auxiliary request (yes)
Sufficiency of disclosure - (yes)
Amendments - extension beyond the content of the application as filed (no)

Application title

COATED PCBN CUTTING TOOLS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T025314.20180130

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 494.524K)
T 0738/14 () of 25.1.2018

Online on

02.05.2018

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

25.1.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C23C 22/46
C23C 22/47

Application no.

02258241.5

Keywords

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

Application title

Processing solution for forming hexavalent chromium free and corrosion resistant conversion film on zinc or zinc alloy plating layers, hexavalent chromium free and corrosion resistant conversion film, method for forming the same

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T073814.20180125

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 366.961K)
T 1318/14 () of 20.2.2018

Online on

02.05.2018

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

20.2.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08B 37/00
C07H 1/00
C07F 15/02
A61K 31/715
A61K 31/70

Application no.

06765408.7

Keywords

Submission of main request represented a justified reaction to the course of events before the opposition division
Lack of clarity (no)
Amendments - extension beyond the content of the application as filed (no)
Amendments - broadening of claim (no)
Appeal decision - remittal to the department of first instance (yes)

Application title

PROCESS FOR THE PREPARATION OF TRIVALENT IRON COMPLEXES WITH MONO-, DI- AND POLYSACCHARIDE SUGARS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T131814.20180220

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 463.326K)
T 0277/15 () of 13.3.2018

Online on

02.05.2018

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

13.3.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A23L 1/035
A23L 1/0524
A23L 1/0532
A23L 1/0562
A61K 9/10
A61K 8/04

Application no.

08804605.7

Keywords

Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

Particle stabilised emulsion composition

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T027715.20180313

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 327.854K)
T 0840/15 () of 16.1.2018

Online on

02.05.2018

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

16.1.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

E03D 9/08
E03D 11/14

Application no.

07405342.2

Keywords

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

Application title

Einrichtung mit einer Spülvorrichtung und einem Klosettkörper, Montageset zum Montieren einer solchen Einrichtung sowie Verfahren zum Montieren der genannten Einrichtung

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T084015.20180116

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 407.527K)
T 2135/15 () of 25.4.2018

Online on

02.05.2018

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

25.4.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08B 37/06
A23L 1/035
A23L 1/05
B01F 17/36

Application no.

10731239.9

Keywords

Essential features missing (no)
Inventive step - reasons for the decision do not take into account all features of the claim
Remittal (yes)

Application title

MODIFIED SUGAR BEET PECTIN AND METHOD FOR USING THE SAME

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T213515.20180425

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 334.229K)
T 0836/16 () of 12.3.2018

Online on

02.05.2018

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

12.3.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B05C 5/02
D01D 4/02
B05B 7/08

Application no.

10175071.9

Keywords

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

Application title

Multi-plate nozzle and method for dispensing random pattern of adhesive filaments

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T083616.20180312

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 335.249K)

April 2018

T 0283/12 (Mail filtering/STRATO) of 15.2.2018

Online on

30.04.2018

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

15.2.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04L 12/58

Application no.

07004098.5

Keywords

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

Application title

A method of filtering electronic mails and an electronic mail system

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T028312.20180215

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 355.306K)
T 1714/12 (Image processing apparatus/CANON) of 19.4.2018

Online on

30.04.2018

Board

3.5.06

Decision date

19.4.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 21/00

Application no.

05257799.6

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)

Application title

Image processing apparatus and control method

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T171412.20180419

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 320.912K)
T 0507/13 () of 26.9.2017

Online on

30.04.2018

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

26.9.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B31F 1/07

Application no.

07711816.4

Keywords

Zulassung des 1. Hilfsantrags, der am Ende der mündlichen Verhandlung vor der Kammer eingereicht wurde - nein
Zulassung des 2. Hilfsantrags - ja
Unzulässige Erweiterung - nein
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hauptantrag (nein), 2. Hilfsantrag (ja)
Ausführbarkeit - ja

Application title

Prägevorrichtung für mindestens zweilagige Flächenprodukte wie Toilettenpapier, Taschentücher oder dergleichen

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T050713.20170926

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Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 447.246K)
T 1204/13 () of 9.10.2017

Online on

30.04.2018

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

9.10.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B41F 33/00

Application no.

01128340.5

Keywords

Zulässigkeit der Hilfsanträge (ja)
Neuheit (nein: Hauptantrag und Hilfsantrag 2)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit (nein: Hilfsantrag 1)

Application title

Verfahren zur Einstellung drucktechnischer und anderer jobabhängiger Parameter einer Druckmaschine

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T120413.20171009

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D

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Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 410.748K)
T 2018/13 (Method and system for network intrusion detection/III Holdings) of 12.12.2017

Online on

30.04.2018

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

12.12.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04L 29/06

Application no.

04724272.2

Keywords

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

Application title

Method and system for network intrusion detection, related network and computer program product

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T201813.20171212

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 387.492K)
T 1034/14 (Pigment and dye shading/UNILEVER) of 4.12.2017

Online on

30.04.2018

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

4.12.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C11D 3/40

Application no.

08707996.8

Keywords

Inventive step - no (Main Request)
Inventive step - yes (1st Auxiliary Request)

Application title

SHADING COMPOSITION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T103414.20171204

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 487.076K)
T 1303/14 () of 10.4.2018

Online on

30.04.2018

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

10.4.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A23J 1/20
A23J 3/08
A23J 3/16

Application no.

04791414.8

Keywords

Novelty and inventive step
Novelty - (yes, after amendments)
Amendments - allowable (yes)

Application title

Method for strengthening a protein-containing product and a protein-containing product

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T130314.20180410

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 314.830K)
T 1705/14 (Spray-drying process for low density, low builder, highly water- … of 13.3.2018

Online on

30.04.2018

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

13.3.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C11D 11/00
C11D 11/02
C11D 17/06
C11D 1/02
C11D 3/02
C11D 3/10

Application no.

06021613.2

Keywords

Late-filed request - admitted (yes)
Late-filed request - Main Request and First Auxiliary Request
Inventive step - obvious solution
Inventive step - Main Request and First Auxiliary Request

Application title

A spray-drying process for preparing a low density, low builder, highly water-soluble spray-dried detergent powder

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T170514.20180313

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 470.021K)
T 1666/15 () of 13.9.2017

Online on

30.04.2018

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

13.9.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F16L 53/00

Application no.

08735439.5

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit (ja)
Spät eingereichte Druckschrift - nicht zugelassen

Application title

Leitungsverbinder für Medienleitungen

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T166615.20170913

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Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 624.848K)
T 2026/15 (Training method/PUCHER) of 17.4.2018

Online on

30.04.2018

Board

3.5.06

Decision date

17.4.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06N 1/00

Application no.

07016599.8

Keywords

Non-admission of auxiliary request by the examining division - full reasoning is incompatible with non-admission
Auxiliary request not admitted by examining - admitted in appeal (yes)
Claims - clarity (no)

Application title

Method for training a system to specifically react on a specific input

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T202615.20180417

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D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 353.000K)
T 0242/16 () of 21.9.2017

Online on

30.04.2018

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

21.9.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F16J 9/14
F16J 9/26

Application no.

08706828.4

Keywords

Zulässigkeit der Druckschrift E13 (nein)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit (ja)

Application title

Kolbenring

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T024216.20170921

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D

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Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 485.015K)
T 1259/16 (Glatiramer acetate III/TEVA) of 12.9.2017

Online on

30.04.2018

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

12.9.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07K 1/00
C07K 1/14
C07K 14/00
C08G 69/10

Application no.

10194363.7

Keywords

Main request, auxiliary requests 1 to 32: amendments - allowable (no)
Auxiliary requests 33 to 35: admitted (no)

Application title

Process for the preparation of mixtures of trifluoroacetyl glatiramer acetate using purified hydrobromic acid

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T125916.20170912

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Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 569.172K)
T 2502/16 (Microcapsules/JAPAN TECHNOLOGY AGENCY) of 11.4.2018

Online on

30.04.2018

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

11.4.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B01F 3/08
B01F 5/04
B01F 13/00
B01J 13/04
B01J 19/00

Application no.

06003619.1

Keywords

Amendments - allowable (yes)

Application title

Process and apparatus for producing microcapsules

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T250216.20180411

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 328.372K)
T 0786/17 () of 8.3.2018

Online on

30.04.2018

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

8.3.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B29C 44/18
B60R 13/08
B62D 29/00

Application no.

07857608.9

Keywords

Admissibility of appeal - missing statement of grounds

Application title

Structural reinforcement material, insert, and reinforced cavity comprising same

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T078617.20180308

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D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 220.743K)
T 2001/11 (Maintenance information / DAIKIN) of 20.2.2018

Online on

27.04.2018

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

20.2.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 17/60
G05B 23/02

Application no.

04716359.7

Keywords

Claims - clarity (no)

Application title

MAINTENANCE INFORMATION PROVIDING SYSTEM

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T200111.20180220

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 307.110K)
T 1050/12 (Treatment of stress urinary incontinence/UNIVERSITY OF PITTSBURGH) of 22.1.2018

Online on

27.04.2018

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

22.1.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 35/34
C12N 5/08
A61P 13/02

Application no.

05000057.9

Keywords

Referral to the Enlarged Board of Appeal - (no)
Remittal to the department of first instance - (no)
Novelty - (no)
- meeting abstracts available to library users before priority date
- enabling disclosure for medical indication
Amendments - intermediate generalisation
Late-filed auxiliary requests

Application title

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

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T105012.20180122

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C

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 493.755K)
T 0417/13 (PVC EXTENDER PARTICLES/SHERWIN) of 26.2.2018

Online on

27.04.2018

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

26.2.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C09D 127/06
C09D 7/12

Application no.

03741936.3

Keywords

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

Application title

COATING COMPOSITION HAVING POLYVINYL CHLORIDE EXTENDER PARTICLES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T041713.20180226

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 326.848K)
T 2131/13 (Red dye concentrate/UNITED COLOR) of 19.3.2018

Online on

27.04.2018

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

19.3.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C09B 67/40
C09B 31/068
C10L 1/14

Application no.

05757290.1

Keywords

Added subject-matter (yes) - all requests

Application title

ALIPHATIC HYDROCARBON SOLUBLE RED DYES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T213113.20180319

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D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 294.784K)
T 1481/15 (Stable composition/AFFYMETRIX) of 11.12.2017

Online on

27.04.2018

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

11.12.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12N 9/16
C12N 9/22
C12Q 1/68

Application no.

01924218.9

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)
Inventive step - technical prejudice in the art (no)
Amendments - allowable (no)

Application title

STABLE COMPOSITION COMPRISING A NUCLEASE AND A PHOSPHATASE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T148115.20171211

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D

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 371.726K)
T 2331/10 (Operating wind turbines / GENERAL ELECTRIC COMPANY) of 15.12.2017

Online on

26.04.2018

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

15.12.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06Q 50/00

Application no.

07116283.8

Keywords

Clarity - main and auxiliary requests (no)
Inventive step - electric power production forecast signal (no
Inventive step - not technical)

Application title

Method and apparatus for operating wind turbine generators

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T233110.20171215

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D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 338.222K)
T 2028/11 (Overlapping icons / LG) of 30.11.2017

Online on

26.04.2018

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

30.11.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06Q 10/00
H04M 1/725
H04M 1/247

Application no.

06014042.3

Keywords

Appealed decision - missing evidence
Inventive step - overlapping icons representing simultaneous events (no
Inventive step - not technical)

Application title

Event display apparatus for mobile communication terminal and corresponding computer program product

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T202811.20171130

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D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 336.349K)
T 1267/13 () of 20.3.2018

Online on

26.04.2018

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

20.3.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F01N 3/28

Application no.

06791758.3

Keywords

Neuheit - Hauptantrag (nein)
Spät eingereichte Hilfsanträge - Antrag eindeutig gewährbar (nein)
Spät eingereichte Hilfsanträge - zugelassen (nein)

Application title

ABGASREINIGUNGSVORRICHTUNG

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T126713.20180320

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Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 468.105K)
T 2089/13 () of 1.2.2018

Online on

26.04.2018

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

1.2.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

D01G 21/00
D04H 13/00
D01G 25/00
D04H 1/70

Application no.

05022667.9

Keywords

Parteistellung Einsprechende
Einspruchsgründe - Gegenstand geht über den Inhalt der früheren Anmeldung hinaus (ja)

Application title

Verfahren zum Profilieren eines Vlieses und Profilbildungseinrichtung

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T208913.20180201

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D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 358.159K)
T 0359/14 () of 12.10.2017

Online on

26.04.2018

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

12.10.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B41F 33/00

Application no.

05735102.5

Keywords

Einspruchsgründe - neuer Einspruchsgrund (nein)
Vorlage an die Große Beschwerdekammer - (nein)
Spät vorgebrachte Argumente - Rechtfertigung für späte Vorlage (nein)
Neuheit - (ja)
Spät eingereichte Beweismittel - Rechtfertigung für späte Vorlage (nein)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)

Application title

Verfahren zur Inline-Überwachung der Druckqualität bei Bogenoffsetdruckmaschinen

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T035914.20171012

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 443.707K)
T 0321/15 () of 27.3.2018

Online on

26.04.2018

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

27.3.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A23L 1/29
A23L 1/30
A61P 3/04

Application no.

07857342.5

Keywords

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

Application title

NUTRITIONAL COMPOSITION FOR INFANTS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T032115.20180327

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 493.727K)
J 0013/16 () of 14.12.2017

Online on

25.04.2018

Board

3.1.01

Decision date

14.12.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F03B 13/10

Application no.

12785451.1

Keywords

Restoration of the right of priority under the PCT (no)
Re-establishment of rights (no)
Legitimate expectations (no)

Application title

HYDROMOTIVE MACHINE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:J001316.20171214

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 429.205K)
T 0976/11 (Fast Ethernet/HOSPEDIA) of 17.4.2018

Online on

25.04.2018

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

17.4.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 19/00
H04N 7/173
G06F 17/00
F16M 11/04

Application no.

04256852.7

Keywords

Substantial procedural violation - (yes)
Remittal to the department of first instance - special reasons for not remitting the case
Amendments - added subject-matter (yes)

Application title

Interactive system

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T097611.20180417

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D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 315.214K)
T 1047/12 (RNA interference mediators/WHITEHEAD INSTITUTE) of 1.3.2018

Online on

25.04.2018

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

1.3.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12Q 1/68

Application no.

01922870.9

Keywords

Main request - added matter (no)
Scope of protection extended (no)
Lack of clarity (no)
Invention sufficiently disclosed (yes)
Priority valid (yes)
Novelty and inventive step (yes)

Application title

RNA SEQUENCE-SPECIFIC MEDIATORS OF RNA INTERFERENCE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T104712.20180301

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D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 532.850K)
T 1857/12 () of 12.4.2018

Online on

25.04.2018

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

12.4.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01B 9/02
G01N 21/45

Application no.

02802224.2

Keywords

Claims - clarity (no)
Claims - essential features omitted

Application title

METHOD FOR BIOMOLECULAR SENSING AND SYSTEM THEREOF

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T185712.20180412

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 381.062K)
T 0360/13 () of 20.3.2018

Online on

25.04.2018

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

20.3.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G07D 7/00

Application no.

04820829.2

Keywords

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

Application title

SYSTEM AUS BANKNOTENBEARBEITUNGSMASCHINEN BANKNOTENBEARBEITUNGSMASCHINE UND VERFAHREN FÜR DEREN BETRIEB

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T036013.20180320

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D

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Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 348.450K)
T 1391/13 () of 18.4.2018

Online on

25.04.2018

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

18.4.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F15B 15/26

Application no.

06723716.4

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit (ja)

Application title

Verriegelbarer Arbeitszylinder

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T139113.20180418

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D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 671.002K)
T 2033/13 (Cellular network traffic redirection/ROAMWARE) of 10.4.2018

Online on

25.04.2018

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

10.4.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04Q 7/38

Application no.

03767236.7

Keywords

Appeal proceedings terminated - appellant has ceased to exist

Application title

METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR CELLULAR NETWORK TRAFFIC REDIRECTION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T203313.20180410

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D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 241.366K)
T 1133/14 (Interrupting application on touch screen/KYOCERA) of 20.3.2018

Online on

25.04.2018

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

20.3.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 3/041
G06F 3/048
G06F 3/01

Application no.

09834534.1

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)

Application title

INPUT DEVICE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T113314.20180320

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 284.126K)
T 1539/14 (Citrate cleaning benefit / UNILEVER) of 7.3.2018

Online on

25.04.2018

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

7.3.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C11D 11/00
C11D 3/20

Application no.

09727271.0

Keywords

Novelty of use
Novelty - main and auxiliary request (no)
Novelty - claim directed to the use of a known substance (as a component of a known composition) for a known non-medical purpose (of said composition)

Application title

USE OF CITRATE AS CLEANING AID FOR HARD SURFACES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T153914.20180307

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 393.477K)
T 1849/14 () of 8.1.2018

Online on

25.04.2018

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

8.1.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C11D 1/00

Application no.

07754834.5

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)
Inventive step - obvious solution
Inventive step - All claim requests

Application title

LIQUID LAUNDRY DETERGENTS CONTAINING CATIONIC HYDROXYETHYL CELLULOSE POLYMER

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T184914.20180108

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 362.890K)
T 2050/14 (Katalysatoroptimierung / CLARIANT) of 26.9.2017

Online on

25.04.2018

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

26.9.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B01J 23/22
B01J 27/198
B01J 21/06
C07C 51/265
B01J 37/02
B01J 8/04
B01J 8/06

Application no.

06707387.4

Keywords

Neuheit (Hauptantrag) : ja
Neuheit - bei korrekter Auslegung des Anspruchs
Erfinderische Tätigkeit (Hauptantrag) : ja
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - technische Aufgabe soll keinen Lösungsansatz enthalten

Application title

Verfahren zur Herstellung eines Mehrlagen-Katalysators zur Erzeugung von Phthalsäureanhydrid

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T205014.20170926

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 504.702K)
T 2253/14 () of 26.1.2018

Online on

25.04.2018

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

26.1.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A23L 1/015
A23K 1/165
A23K 1/00
A23K 1/06
A23K 1/175

Application no.

07824430.8

Keywords

-

Application title

MYCOTOXIN-REDUCING COMPOSITION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T225314.20180126

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 380.522K)
T 0082/15 (Density control / VALMET) of 10.2.2017

Online on

25.04.2018

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

10.2.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

D21C 11/04
G05B 17/00

Application no.

00929599.9

Keywords

Admittance of the main request filed during oral proceedings (yes)
Clarity (yes)
Added matter (no)
Remittal (yes)

Application title

Method and apparatus for controlling a causticizing process

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T008215.20170210

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 446.274K)
T 0567/15 (Handhabung unter Schutzgas/WACKER) of 1.3.2018

Online on

25.04.2018

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

1.3.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C07F 7/20

Application no.

08708186.5

Keywords

Neuheit - (nein)
Neuheit - implizite Offenbarung

Application title

VERFAHREN ZUR HERSTELLUNG VON ISOCYANATOORGANOSILANEN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T056715.20180301

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D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 324.994K)
T 1244/15 () of 13.3.2018

Online on

25.04.2018

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

13.3.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 35/74

Application no.

05763869.4

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)

Application title

METHOD FOR PREVENTING OR TREATING RESPIRATORY INFECTIONS AND ACUTE OTITIS MEDIA IN INFANTS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T124415.20180313

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 374.354K)
T 1768/15 (Low sterol marine oil / DSM) of 8.11.2017

Online on

25.04.2018

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

8.11.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C11B 3/10
A23D 9/00
A23D 9/02
A23L 1/30
A61K 31/202
A61P 3/02
B01D 15/08

Application no.

06849452.5

Keywords

Patent as granted not objectionable on the grounds of Article 100(b) and (c) EPC
Remittal for further prosecution (yes)

Application title

A PROCESS FOR THE REMOVAL OF STEROLS AND OTHER COMPOUNDS FROM GLYCEROL OILS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T176815.20171108

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 460.297K)
T 1046/16 () of 8.3.2018

Online on

25.04.2018

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

8.3.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01L 51/00
H01L 51/20

Application no.

02750605.4

Keywords

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

Application title

MATERIALS AND DEVICES FOR BLUE PHOSPHORESCENCE BASED ORGANIC LIGHT EMITTING DIODES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T104616.20180308

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D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 391.058K)
T 2655/11 (Sechage des bactéries/DUPONT) of 19.4.2018

Online on

24.04.2018

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

19.4.2018

Proc. language

FR

IPC

C12N 1/04

Application no.

00979728.3

Keywords

Extinction du brevet dans tous les Etats contractants - clôture de la procédure de recours (oui)

Application title

Procédé de séchage des bactéries

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T265511.20180419

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 227.062K)
T 0776/12 (RSV infection/GOVERNMENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA) of 29.1.2018

Online on

24.04.2018

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

29.1.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07K 14/135
G01N 33/569
A61K 38/16
A61K 39/155

Application no.

01987765.3

Keywords

Main request and first to third auxiliary requests - added subject-matter (yes)

Application title

Compositions and methods for modulating RSV infection and immunity

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T077612.20180129

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 406.351K)
T 2286/12 () of 18.4.2018

Online on

24.04.2018

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

18.4.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61N 1/00

Application no.

06817232.9

Keywords

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

Application title

MRI-SAFE HIGH IMPEDANCE LEAD SYSTEMS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T228612.20180418

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 295.452K)
T 1145/13 () of 14.11.2017

Online on

24.04.2018

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

14.11.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B42D 15/10

Application no.

04761881.4

Keywords

Admittance of document that was not admitted by the first instance - yes
Admittance of a request filed with the reply to the appeal but substantiated at a later time - yes
Added matter - no
Extension of the scope of protection - no
Inventive step - yes

Application title

Security document with a volume hologram forming a partial motif

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T114513.20171114

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 336.492K)
T 1724/13 () of 23.2.2018

Online on

24.04.2018

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

23.2.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B65D 75/58

Application no.

06027067.5

Keywords

Novelty - main request and auxiliary requests I, IX and X (no)
Claims - clarity
Claims - auxiliary requests II to VII (no)
Sufficiency of disclosure - auxiliary request VIII (no)
Late-filed auxiliary request X - admitted (yes)

Application title

Reclosable package

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T172413.20180223

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 433.633K)
T 0209/14 () of 27.10.2017

Online on

24.04.2018

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

27.10.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B41F 19/06

Application no.

05728954.8

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (nein)

Application title

Verfahren zum Folienauftrag

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T020914.20171027

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 318.428K)
T 1953/14 () of 30.1.2018

Online on

24.04.2018

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

30.1.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C08F 2/04
C08J 3/075
A61L 15/12
F26B 17/00
C08F 6/10
C08F 20/06
C08F 6/00
F26B 17/04
F26B 21/06
B01J 20/30

Application no.

06725287.4

Keywords

Neuheit - (nein)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - naheliegende Kombination bekannter Merkmale

Application title

VERFAHREN ZUR HERSTELLUNG WASSERABSORBIERENDER POLYMERE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T195314.20180130

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 380.251K)
T 0306/16 (Battery module/SB LiMotive) of 2.3.2018

Online on

24.04.2018

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

2.3.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01M 2/20
H01M 2/30

Application no.

10175576.7

Keywords

Priority - (no)
Inventive step - main request (no)
Amendments - auxiliary request 1
Amendments - added subject-matter (yes)
Late-filed auxiliary requests 2 and 3
Late-filed auxiliary requests - request clearly allowable (no)
Auxiliary request 4 - admitted (yes)
Auxiliary request 4 - inventive step (yes)

Application title

Battery module comprising a connecting member composed of first and second connecting bars

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T030616.20180302

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 520.589K)
T 1411/16 (Planetary roller extruder/Intertape) of 9.3.2018

Online on

24.04.2018

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

9.3.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B01F 7/14
B29B 7/52
B29B 7/56
B29C 47/00
B29C 47/42
B05C 11/02
B05C 11/10
B05D 1/26
B05D 1/28
B05D 3/06
B05D 5/10

Application no.

04817898.2

Keywords

Admissibility of appeal - (yes)
Inventive step (main request)
Inventive step - obvious alternative
Inventive step - (first auxiliary request)
Inventive step - non-obvious alternative

Application title

PROCESS FOR PREPARING AN ADHESIVE USING A PLANETARY ROLLER EXTRUDER

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T141116.20180309

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 368.487K)
T 2012/14 () of 21.2.2018

Online on

23.04.2018

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

21.2.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01L 51/50
H01L 51/54

Application no.

03025325.6

Keywords

Sufficiency of disclosure over the entire scope of claim
Sufficiency of disclosure - concept fit for generalisation
Amendments - added subject-matter
Claims - clarity in opposition appeal proceedings
Novelty
Validity of priority - same invention and valid transfer of priorty right
Inventive step

Application title

Phosphorescent organic light emitting device

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T201214.20180221

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 512.621K)
T 0049/15 () of 9.3.2018

Online on

23.04.2018

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

9.3.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C21D 8/04
C22C 38/18
C23C 8/26
A61F 2/28
A44C 27/00
G04B 37/22

Application no.

09744035.8

Keywords

Rückzahlung der Beschwerdegebühr - (nein)
Wesentlicher Verfahrensmangel - (nein)
Ablehnung aller Mitglieder der Kammer wegen Besorgnis der Befangenheit - zulässig (nein) - bereits Verfahrenshandlungen vorgenommen
Antrag auf Überprüfung - schwerwiegender Verstoß gegen Artikel 113 EPÜ (nein)
Antrag auf Überprüfung - Verstoß gegen Artikel 24 (1) EPÜ (nein)
Antrag auf Überprüfung - abschließende Aufzählung der Gründe
Spät eingereichter Hauptantrag - zugelassen (ja)
Spät eingereichter Hilfsantrag - zugelassen (nein)
Spät eingereichter Hilfsantrag - Antrag eindeutig gewährbar (nein)
Einspruchsgründe - mangelhafte Offenbarung (ja)

Application title

VERWENDUNG EINES BIOKOMPATIBLEN WERKSTOFFES AUS EDELSTAHL MIT EINER MARTENSITISCHEN RANDSCHICHT FÜR UHREN, UHRENTEILE UND SCHMUCK

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T004915.20180309

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 440.151K)
T 0075/15 () of 20.2.2018

Online on

23.04.2018

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

20.2.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B23K 35/26
C22C 13/00

Application no.

07117095.5

Keywords

Amendments - added subject-matter (yes)

Application title

Lead-free solder alloy

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T007515.20180220

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 298.185K)
T 0261/15 () of 7.2.2018

Online on

23.04.2018

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

7.2.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C22C 38/12
E01B 5/02

Application no.

09713461.3

Keywords

Novelty
Selection of numerical ranges
Inventive step

Application title

RAIL STEEL WITH AN EXCELLENT COMBINATION OF WEAR PROPERTIES AND ROLLING CONTACT FATIGUE RESISTANCE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T026115.20180207

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 399.408K)
T 0499/15 () of 17.4.2018

Online on

23.04.2018

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

17.4.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B65D 21/02
B65D 77/20
B65D 81/20

Application no.

11704299.4

Keywords

Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

SEALABLE CONTAINER, SEALED CONTAINER AND PROCESSES FOR MAKING A SEALABLE CONTAINER AND A SEALED CONTAINER

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T049915.20180417

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D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 299.768K)
T 0604/15 (EFFERVESCENT PRESSED CHEWING GUM TABLET COMPOSITIONS/Intercontinental … of 8.3.2018

Online on

23.04.2018

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

8.3.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 9/46
A23G 4/06
A61K 9/00
A23G 4/02
A61Q 11/00

Application no.

05810004.1

Keywords

Main request - Inventive step (no)

Application title

EFFERVESCENT PRESSED CHEWING GUM TABLET COMPOSITIONS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T060415.20180308

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 293.460K)
D 0015/17 () of 13.2.2018

Online on

20.04.2018

Board

DBA

Decision date

13.2.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

-

Application no.

-

Keywords

-

Application title

-

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:D001517.20180213

Distribution

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 259.397K)
D 0017/17 () of 14.2.2018

Online on

20.04.2018

Board

DBA

Decision date

14.2.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

-

Application no.

-

Keywords

-

Application title

-

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:D001717.20180214

Distribution

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 251.900K)
T 0591/12 () of 8.3.2018

Online on

20.04.2018

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

8.3.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G01R 31/28
G01R 19/25
G01R 23/165
G01R 27/28

Application no.

04763628.7

Keywords

Patentansprüche - Klarheit
Patentansprüche - Hauptantrag (ja)
Neuheit - (ja)
Zurückverweisung an die erste Instanz - (ja)
Neubesetzung der Prüfungsabteilung - (nein)

Application title

MESS- ODER TESTGERÄT MIT AUSTAUSCHBAREN FUNKTIONSEINHEITEN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T059112.20180308

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 379.111K)
T 1495/13 (Copper pyrithione particles/ARCH) of 5.3.2018

Online on

20.04.2018

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

5.3.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A01N 25/12
A01N 33/20
C07D 213/89
C07F 9/80

Application no.

03796787.4

Keywords

Sufficiency of disclosure: main request (yes)

Application title

SMALL PARTICLE COPPER PYRITHIONE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T149513.20180305

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 337.193K)
T 0782/14 (Nanofiltration membrane/MILLIPORE) of 30.11.2017

Online on

20.04.2018

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

30.11.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B01D 71/10
B01D 71/12
C08B 15/00

Application no.

07114167.5

Keywords

Novelty - main request (no)
Auxiliary claim requests filed with statement of grounds - admitted (no) - claim requests could and should have been filed in opposition proceedings

Application title

Crosslinked cellulosic nanofiltration membranes

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T078214.20171130

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 418.104K)
T 1351/14 () of 8.11.2017

Online on

20.04.2018

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

8.11.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B67C 3/14
B67C 3/04

Application no.

09174042.3

Keywords

Neuheit - (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)

Application title

Heißabfüllanlage mit Wärmerückgewinnung

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T135114.20171108

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 380.900K)
T 1711/14 () of 23.2.2018

Online on

20.04.2018

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

23.2.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F03D 7/04
F03D 9/00

Application no.

01927846.4

Keywords

Änderungen - Erweiterung Anspruch 1 (nein)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Anspruch 1 (ja)

Application title

VERFAHREN ZUM BETREIBEN EINER WINDENERGIENANLAGE SOWIE WINDENERGIEANLAGE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T171114.20180223

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 342.787K)
T 2287/14 (Separate Druckdatenerzeugung/CORTADO) of 27.3.2018

Online on

20.04.2018

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

27.3.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G06F 3/12

Application no.

06112655.3

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - rückschauende Betrachtungsweise (nein)

Application title

Verfahren und Anordnung zum Ausdrucken von Daten bei Nutzung eines Nachrichten-Signalisierungs-Services, sowie ein entsprechendes Computerprogramm und ein entsprechendes computerlesbares Speichermedium

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T228714.20180327

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 390.457K)
T 0582/15 (Automated treatment of brain imbalance I/CNS) of 14.3.2018

Online on

20.04.2018

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

14.3.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 19/00
A61B 5/0476
A61B 5/048
A61B 5/04

Application no.

09006140.9

Keywords

Oral proceedings - non-attendance of the party
Added subject-matter - (yes)

Application title

Database and method for creating a database for classifying and treating physiologic brain imbalances using quantitative EEG

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T058215.20180314

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 303.647K)
T 0598/15 (Automated treatment of brain imbalance II/CNS) of 14.3.2018

Online on

20.04.2018

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

14.3.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 19/00
A61B 5/04

Application no.

10183918.1

Keywords

Oral proceedings - non-attendance of the party
Added subject-matter - (yes)

Application title

Method for determining medication efficacy

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T059815.20180314

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 304.221K)
T 0830/15 (Bus-Konfiguration/SICK) of 17.4.2018

Online on

20.04.2018

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

17.4.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

H04L 12/24
H04L 12/40

Application no.

10003394.3

Keywords

Rechtliches Gehör - Rücknahme des Antrags auf mündliche Verhandlung
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (nein)

Application title

Vorrichtung und Verfahren zum Konfigurieren eines Bussystems

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T083015.20180417

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 300.226K)
T 1121/15 (Ölfilter/Mann+Hummel) of 21.3.2018

Online on

20.04.2018

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

21.3.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B01D 35/153
B01D 35/147
B01D 35/16

Application no.

08167640.5

Keywords

Spät eingereichte Beweismittel - zugelassen (nein)
Einspruchsgründe - verspätet eingereichter Einspruchsgrund
Einspruchsgründe - zugelassen (nein)
Ausreichende Offenbarung - (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)

Application title

Ölfilter

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T112115.20180321

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 336.896K)
T 1572/16 () of 2.3.2018

Online on

20.04.2018

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

2.3.2018

Proc. language

FR

IPC

F02B 75/04
F02B 75/32
F01B 9/04
F02D 15/02
F16K 11/056
F16K 11/10
F16K 15/18
F16K 31/124

Application no.

09769465.7

Keywords

Revendications - clarté (non)

Application title

DISPOSITIF DE LEVEE DE BILLE A VIS POUR MOTEUR A TAUX DE COMPRESSION VARIABLE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T157216.20180302

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 289.989K)
T 0207/17 (Nicht-systemische Bekämpfung von Parasiten durch Imidacloprid/BAYER) of 22.11.2017

Online on

20.04.2018

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

22.11.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A01N 61/00
A01N 51/00

Application no.

05021260.4

Keywords

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

Application title

Nicht-systemische Bekämpfung von Parasiten

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T020717.20171122

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 527.236K)
T 2520/17 () of 9.4.2018

Online on

20.04.2018

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

9.4.2018

Proc. language

FR

IPC

H01M 10/48
H01M 10/50

Application no.

12773029.9

Keywords

Recevabilité du recours - taxe de recours
Recevabilité du recours - paiement non suffisant comme acte de recours
Recevabilité du recours - acte de recours
Recevabilité du recours - déposé dans les délais (non)

Application title

METHODE POUR ESTIMER LA TEMPERATURE AU COEUR D'UNE CELLULE DE BATTERIE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T252017.20180409

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 235.481K)
T 1170/12 (Rights object / III HOLDINGS) of 6.2.2018

Online on

19.04.2018

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

6.2.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06Q 10/00

Application no.

08802613.3

Keywords

Late-filed request - justification for late filing (no
Late-filed request - change of ownership or representation is no justification)
Inventive step - (no
Inventive step - rights object is obvious implementation of non-technical requirement)

Application title

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR ENABLING ACCESS TO CONTACT INFORMATION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T117012.20180206

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 362.515K)
T 2220/12 (Trichoderma/NIXE) of 24.11.2017

Online on

19.04.2018

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

24.11.2017

Proc. language

FR

IPC

C12N 1/14
A01N 63/04

Application no.

07368008.4

Keywords

Requête principale produite tardivement - requête clairement admissible (oui);
Revendication 1 de la requête principale - extension au-delà du contenu de la demande telle que déposée (non);
clarté (oui); exposé de l'invention permettant sa mise en oeuvre (oui);
Renvoi à la division d'examen (oui)

Application title

Nouvelle souche de Trichoderma atroviride, un milieu de culture la contenant, ainsi que l'utilisation de ladite souche notamment comme stimulant de la germination et/ou de la croissance des plantes

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T222012.20171124

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 687.855K)
T 0979/13 (Claim interpretation/tulip) of 19.3.2018

Online on

19.04.2018

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

19.3.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A22C 21/00

Application no.

06732951.6

Keywords

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

Application title

PROCESSING OF CARCASS PARTS OF SLAUGHTERED POULTRY

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T097913.20180319

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 318.614K)
T 0832/14 (Public key checking/CERTICOM) of 7.3.2018

Online on

19.04.2018

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

7.3.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04L 9/08
H04L 9/32

Application no.

96201322.3

Keywords

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

Application title

Strengthened public key protocol

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T083214.20180307

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 379.331K)
T 1931/14 () of 21.2.2018

Online on

19.04.2018

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

21.2.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F02B 43/00
F01K 23/06
F25J 3/04

Application no.

99905691.4

Keywords

Novelty - main request (yes)
Novelty - functional technical features of a process

Application title

COMBINED CRYOGENIC AIR SEPARATION WITH INTEGRATED GASIFIER

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T193114.20180221

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 315.861K)
T 0471/15 (Transparent block / UNILEVER) of 12.1.2018

Online on

19.04.2018

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

12.1.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C11D 3/00
C11D 17/00
C11D 3/48

Application no.

08717767.1

Keywords

Admittance of evidence filed in the appeal proceedings: yes
Sufficiency of disclosure: no

Application title

Toilet cleaning block

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T047115.20180112

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 392.064K)
T 0933/15 () of 20.2.2018

Online on

19.04.2018

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

20.2.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B61F 5/52
B61F 3/00

Application no.

03024926.2

Keywords

Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

Truck for railroad car

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T093315.20180220

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 369.979K)
T 2526/17 () of 16.4.2018

Online on

19.04.2018

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

16.4.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01L 27/32
H01L 27/12
G09G 3/32

Application no.

14169289.7

Keywords

Unity of invention - (yes)
Unity of invention - invitation to pay further fees justified (no)
Reimbursement of appeal fee - (no)

Application title

Organic light-emitting display apparatus and method of repairing the same

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T252617.20180416

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 346.566K)
T 1256/11 (Tablet preparation/NOVARTIS) of 9.5.2017

Online on

18.04.2018

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

9.5.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 31/365
A61K 9/28
A61P 37/06

Application no.

02777314.2

Keywords

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

Application title

PHARMACEUTICAL COMPOSITIONS COMPRISING MYCOPHENOLIC ACID OR MYCOPHENOLATE SALT

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T125611.20170509

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 370.192K)
T 2397/12 (Crystalline Squalamine Dilactate/GENERA) of 12.3.2018

Online on

18.04.2018

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

12.3.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07J 41/00
A61P 35/00
A61K 31/575

Application no.

06751251.7

Keywords

Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

POLYMORPHIC AND AMORPHOUS SALT FORMS OF SQUALAMINE DILACTATE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T239712.20180312

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 281.259K)
T 1424/13 () of 25.9.2017

Online on

18.04.2018

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

25.9.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B27N 3/14

Application no.

03706585.1

Keywords

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

Application title

VORRICHTUNG ZUR HERSTELLUNG EINES VLIESES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T142413.20170925

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 415.679K)
T 0264/14 (Static mixer/NORDSON) of 28.2.2018

Online on

18.04.2018

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

28.2.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B01F 5/06

Application no.

09162618.4

Keywords

Sufficiency of disclosure - reproducibility (yes)
Inventive step - unexpected improvement shown

Application title

Static Mixer

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T026414.20180228

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 666.067K)
T 0270/14 () of 15.2.2018

Online on

18.04.2018

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

15.2.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C07C 209/16
C07C 211/10
C07C 211/14

Application no.

04740778.8

Keywords

Hauptantrag - Erfinderische Tätigkeit (ja) - Verbesserung (ja) - Lösung nicht nahegelegt

Application title

VERFAHREN ZUR HERSTELLUNG VON ETHYLENAMINEN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T027014.20180215

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 332.205K)
T 0104/14 () of 23.3.2018

Online on

17.04.2018

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

23.3.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F02M 63/02
F02M 59/36
F02M 59/46

Application no.

03720202.5

Keywords

Unzulässige Erweiterung (nein)
Ausführbarkeit (ja)
Neuheit und erfinderische Tätigkeit (ja)
Zulässigkeit verspäteter Dokumente (nein)

Application title

KRAFTSTOFFEINSPRITZEINRICHTUNG FÜR EINE BRENNKRAFTMASCHINE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T010414.20180323

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 243.441K)
T 0172/15 () of 16.1.2018

Online on

17.04.2018

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

16.1.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A23C 9/154
A23G 3/00
A23D 9/007
A23L 1/236

Application no.

05077655.8

Keywords

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

Application title

Fat-based confections comprising flavour components

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T017215.20180116

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 365.853K)
T 1415/15 () of 21.3.2018

Online on

17.04.2018

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

21.3.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B62K 23/06
B62L 3/02

Application no.

08157043.4

Keywords

Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

Device to mount control lever to bicycle

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T141515.20180321

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 338.372K)
T 1721/15 () of 9.3.2018

Online on

17.04.2018

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

9.3.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B60J 7/00

Application no.

04025215.7

Keywords

Neuheit - Hauptantrag (nein)
Spät eingereichter Hilfsantrag 1 - zugelassen (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hilfsantrag 1 (nein)
Vorlage an die Große Beschwerdekammer - (nein)
Rügepflicht - Einwand zurückgewiesen
Spät eingereichte Hilfsanträge 2 bis 4
Spät eingereichte Hilfsanträge - zugelassen (nein)

Application title

Rollo für ein Schiebedachsystem

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T172115.20180309

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 507.008K)
T 2318/15 (Method of making particles/VECTURA) of 6.2.2018

Online on

17.04.2018

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

6.2.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 9/14
A61K 47/26

Application no.

01947612.6

Keywords

Late-filed documents
Late-filed document - admitted (no)
Amendments - added subject-matter (no)
Claims - clarity
Claims - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

Method of making particles for use in a pharmaceutical composition.

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T231815.20180206

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 335.579K)
T 0528/16 (Standardisierter konischer Ansatz/EPPENDORF) of 28.3.2018

Online on

17.04.2018

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

28.3.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B01L 3/02

Application no.

11010189.6

Keywords

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

Application title

Pipettenspitze

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T052816.20180328

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 270.106K)
T 0879/16 (Flotation system/Petreco) of 21.2.2018

Online on

17.04.2018

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

21.2.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B03D 1/16
B01D 17/035
B01D 17/032
B01D 17/028
B01D 17/12
B03D 1/02
C02F 1/24
B01D 17/04
B03D 1/24
C02F 1/40
B01D 17/02
B03D 1/14
C02F 101/32
B03D 1/22

Application no.

02778769.6

Keywords

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

Application title

DUAL-CELL MECHANICAL FLOTATION SYSTEM WITH INTERMITTENT SKIMMING

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T087916.20180221

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 351.249K)
T 1045/11 () of 19.1.2018

Online on

16.04.2018

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

19.1.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A61M 1/34
A61M 1/16
A61M 1/36
A61M 1/32

Application no.

06110076.4

Keywords

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

Application title

Blutbehandlungsgerät mit Alarmvorrichtung

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T104511.20180119

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 383.065K)
T 2193/12 () of 14.2.2018

Online on

16.04.2018

Board

3.5.04

Decision date

14.2.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04N 7/16

Application no.

04742932.9

Keywords

Inventive step - after amendment

Application title

METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR SELECTIVELY DISTRIBUTING DATA TO A SET OF NETWORK DEVICES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T219312.20180214

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 332.862K)
T 0525/14 () of 11.4.2018

Online on

16.04.2018

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

11.4.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G09B 21/00
G06F 3/01

Application no.

05026658.4

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)

Application title

Verfahren zum Verbessern der Sehfähigkeit einer sehbehinderten Person und Sehhilfe

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T052514.20180411

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 310.388K)
T 1187/14 (Hörvorrichtung mit Tragehakenerkennung/SIVANTOS) of 16.3.2018

Online on

16.04.2018

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

16.3.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

H04R 25/00

Application no.

09180880.8

Keywords

-

Application title

Hörvorrichtung mit Tragehakenerkennung

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T118714.20180316

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 294.289K)
T 1798/14 () of 30.1.2018

Online on

16.04.2018

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

30.1.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B21D 5/01

Application no.

08002237.9

Keywords

Neuheit - offenkundige Vorbenutzung
Neuheit - Geheimhaltungsverpflichtung
Erfinderische Tätigkeit

Application title

Presse

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T179814.20180130

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 342.668K)
T 1880/14 () of 1.2.2018

Online on

16.04.2018

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

1.2.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61F 2/24

Application no.

09154935.2

Keywords

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

Application title

Stent-valves for valve replacement and associated methods and systems for surgery

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T188014.20180201

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 401.952K)
T 1934/14 () of 15.3.2018

Online on

16.04.2018

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

15.3.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08L 101/14
C08K 3/10
A61F 13/53
A61L 15/60

Application no.

04746711.3

Keywords

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

Application title

WATER ABSORBENT RESIN COMPOSTION AND PRODUCTION METHOD THEREOF

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T193414.20180315

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 738.069K)
T 1959/14 () of 8.2.2018

Online on

16.04.2018

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

8.2.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A23K 1/16
A23K 1/18

Application no.

01991459.7

Keywords

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

Application title

COMPOSITION AND METHOD

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T195914.20180208

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 345.213K)
T 2074/14 () of 23.1.2018

Online on

16.04.2018

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

23.1.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B66B 23/14

Application no.

03743075.8

Keywords

Sufficiency of disclosure - main request (no) auxiliary requests (no)

Application title

CONVEYOR DEVICE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T207414.20180123

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 372.930K)
T 0637/15 () of 15.2.2018

Online on

16.04.2018

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

15.2.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C22C 38/44
C22C 38/46

Application no.

04450192.2

Keywords

Neuheit
Erfinderische Tätigkeit

Application title

Verwendung eines Stahls für Rohrbauteile und Rohrbauteile für Rohr-Wärmetauscher

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T063715.20180215

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 324.865K)
T 1948/15 (Mutual device authentication/FUJITSU) of 30.1.2018

Online on

16.04.2018

Board

3.5.06

Decision date

30.1.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 21/00

Application no.

07109695.2

Keywords

Inventive step (no)

Application title

Security and authentication of information processing apparatus

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T194815.20180130

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 432.185K)
T 2304/16 (Compositions cosmétiques contenant un copolymère d'acide mé … of 1.2.2018

Online on

16.04.2018

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

1.2.2018

Proc. language

FR

IPC

A61K 8/81
A61K 8/895
A61Q 5/00
A61K 8/894
A61K 8/898

Application no.

02292002.9

Keywords

Recevabilité de documents (oui)
Requête principale - Nouveauté (oui)
Requête principale et requête subsidiaire 1 - Activité inventive (non)
Requête subsidiaire 2 - Activité inventive (oui)
Choix de l'état de la technique le plus proche
Essais comparatifs reproductibles et analysables (oui)

Application title

Compositions cosmétiques contenant un copolymère d'acide méthacrylique, une silicone et un polymère cationique et leurs utilisations

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T230416.20180201

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 441.592K)
T 0005/14 (Screening filamentous fungi/DYADIC INTERNATIONAL) of 22.3.2018

Online on

13.04.2018

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

22.3.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12N 15/10
C12N 15/63
C12N 15/67
C12N 15/80
C12Q 1/02
C12Q 1/25
C12Q 1/68
C12N 1/15

Application no.

01927056.0

Keywords

Request upheld by opposition division - added subject-matter (yes)
Auxiliary requests - admitted into the appeal proceedings (no)
Right to be heard - opportunity to comment (yes)
Revocation of the patent (yes)

Application title

HIGH-THROUGHPUT SCREENING OF EXPRESSED DNA LIBRARIES IN FILAMENTOUS FUNGI

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T000514.20180322

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 369.312K)
T 0232/15 (Bleichmittel-freies Geschirrspülmittel / HENKEL) of 12.3.2018

Online on

13.04.2018

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

12.3.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C11D 3/36
C11D 3/37

Application no.

08803452.5

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hauptantrag (ja)

Application title

REINIGUNGSMITTEL

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T023215.20180312

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 443.565K)
T 1735/12 (Intaglio printing ink/SUN) of 4.12.2017

Online on

12.04.2018

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

4.12.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C09D 11/02
C09D 11/10
B41M 1/10

Application no.

05730999.9

Keywords

Main request, auxiliary request 1: sufficiency of disclosure (no)
Auxiliary request 2: sufficiency of disclosure (yes), inventive step (yes)

Application title

PHOTOINITIATORS FOR USE IN INTAGLIO PRINTING INKS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T173512.20171204

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 463.928K)
T 2020/13 () of 12.10.2017

Online on

12.04.2018

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

12.10.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08G 18/18
C08G 18/76
C08G 18/66

Application no.

04025047.4

Keywords

Novelty in view of combination of compounds defined by their trade names (no) (main request)
Novelty - availability to the public of the products defined by those trade names
Late filed experimental reports allowed (no) - Board's communication and assignement of patent are no appropriate justification for late submission
Inventive step (no) (first auxiliary request)
Inventive step - alleged improvement not shown over the whole breadth of the claim arbitrary reference example used for comparison - obvious solution
Late filed additional auxiliary requests not addmited

Application title

Catalyst blends for producing low thermal desorption polyurethane foams

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T202013.20171012

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 632.496K)
T 0220/15 (Laundering process for whithening synthetic textiles/ BASF SE) of 10.4.2018

Online on

12.04.2018

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

10.4.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C11D 3/37
C11D 3/22
C11D 3/42
C11D 3/34
C07D 251/68
D06M 13/358

Application no.

06763545.8

Keywords

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

Application title

LAUNDERING PROCESS FOR WHITENING SYNTHETIC TEXTILES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T022015.20180410

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 241.080K)
T 1324/15 () of 20.12.2017

Online on

12.04.2018

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

20.12.2017

Proc. language

FR

IPC

E01F 7/04
B21F 33/00
B63G 9/04

Application no.

02767527.1

Keywords

Motifs d'opposition - extension au-delà du contenu de la demande telle que déposée (oui)
Activité inventive - (non)
Requête subsidiaire - admission dans la procédure (non)

Application title

FILET DE SECURITE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T132415.20171220

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 306.846K)
T 0239/16 (Zoledronic acid/NOVARTIS) of 13.9.2017

Online on

12.04.2018

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

13.9.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 31/663
A61P 19/08
A61P 19/10

Application no.

05012711.7

Keywords

Public availability of document (yes)
Main and auxiliary request: novelty - (yes)
Main and auxiliary request: inventive step - (no)

Application title

Method of administering bisphosphonates

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T023916.20170913

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 589.377K)
T 1284/16 () of 20.3.2018

Online on

12.04.2018

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

20.3.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08F 10/00
C08F 4/659
C07F 15/00

Application no.

07757312.9

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)
Inventive step - all requests

Application title

DUAL METALLOCENE CATALYSTS FOR POLYMERIZATION OF BIMODAL POLYMERS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T128416.20180320

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 415.227K)
T 1779/14 (Selbstlernende Insulinpumpe/ROCHE) of 16.3.2018

Online on

11.04.2018

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

16.3.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G06F 19/00

Application no.

08405166.3

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit gegenüber D1 kombiniert mit D6
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja, nach Änderungen)
Zurückverweisung an die Prüfungsabteilung (ja)

Application title

Insulinpumpe und Verfahren zur Steuerung einer Benutzerschnittstelle einer Insulinpumpe

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T177914.20180316

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 383.035K)
T 1903/15 (Licence-centric content consumption/CONTENTGUARD) of 6.3.2018

Online on

11.04.2018

Board

3.5.06

Decision date

6.3.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 1/00
H04L 29/00

Application no.

04811253.6

Keywords

Claims - clarity (no)

Application title

METHOD, SYSTEM, AND DEVICE FOR LICENSE-CENTRIC CONTENT CONSUMPTION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T190315.20180306

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 296.910K)
T 2101/12 (Authentication binding document with signature/VASCO) of 24.1.2018

Online on

10.04.2018

Board

3.5.06

Decision date

24.1.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 21/24

Application no.

08101403.7

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)

Application title

Method and system for providing an electronic signature

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T210112.20180124

Distribution

B

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 391.384K)
D 0014/17 () of 13.2.2018

Online on

09.04.2018

Board

DBA

Decision date

13.2.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

-

Application no.

-

Keywords

-

Application title

-

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:D001417.20180213

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T 0837/14 () of 8.3.2018

Online on

09.04.2018

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

8.3.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F24C 7/08
F24C 14/00

Application no.

05026372.2

Keywords

-

Application title

Gargerät zum komplett automatischen Garen und/oder Reinigen

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T083714.20180308

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Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 341.785K)
T 1722/14 () of 2.3.2018

Online on

09.04.2018

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

2.3.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A23L 1/0522
A23L 1/39
A23L 1/40

Application no.

07110028.3

Keywords

New main request - admitted into the proceedings
Sufficiency of disclosure (yes)
Inventive step (yes)

Application title

Packaged concentrate for preparing a bouillon, soup, sauce, gravy or for use as a seasoning, the concentrate comprising modified starch

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T172214.20180302

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 421.313K)
T 0434/16 (Reduced color shift/GUARDIAN) of 15.2.2018

Online on

09.04.2018

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

15.2.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C03C 17/36
C03C 27/12

Application no.

03797022.5

Keywords

Amendments - Main request (claims as granted)
Amendments - extension beyond the content of the application as filed (yes)
Sufficiency of disclosure - undue burden (no)
Novelty - auxiliary request
Novelty - implicit disclosure (no)

Application title

COATED ARTICLE WITH REDUCED COLOR SHIFT AT HIGH VIEWING ANGLES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T043416.20180215

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 371.113K)
T 2245/12 (DRM based on domain membership/PHILIPS) of 22.3.2018

Online on

06.04.2018

Board

3.5.06

Decision date

22.3.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 21/00

Application no.

06821102.8

Keywords

Appealed decision - reasoned (no)
Substantial procedural violation - (yes)
Reimbursement of appeal fee - (yes)

Application title

IMPROVED DRM SYSTEM

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T224512.20180322

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 281.260K)
T 1463/13 () of 15.12.2017

Online on

06.04.2018

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

15.12.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07C 2/66

Application no.

07841389.5

Keywords

Main Request and Auxiliary Request - Inventive step (no) - obvious alternative

Application title

PROCESSES FOR THE REDUCTION OF ALKYLATION CATALYST DEACTIVATION UTILIZING LOW SILICA TO ALUMINA RATION CATALYST

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T146313.20171215

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Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 307.877K)
T 1695/13 () of 15.3.2018

Online on

06.04.2018

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

15.3.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61F 13/20

Application no.

03714111.6

Keywords

Admissibility of appeal - notice of appeal
Admissibility of appeal - request defining subject of appeal
Admissibility of appeal - implicit (yes)
Sufficiency of disclosure - main request and auxiliary requests (no)

Application title

SHAPED TAMPON

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T169513.20180315

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Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 328.183K)
T 2163/13 (Method for producing doubled haploid maize plants/PIONEER HI-BRED and … of 1.8.2017

Online on

06.04.2018

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

1.8.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A01H 1/08

Application no.

09010216.1

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)

Application title

Doubling of chromosomes in haploid embryos

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T216313.20170801

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 325.668K)
T 0149/14 (Process for the production of the toluene diisocyanate/Covestro) of 31.1.2018

Online on

06.04.2018

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

31.1.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07C 265/14
C07C 209/36
C07C 209/84
C07C 263/10

Application no.

07011019.2

Keywords

Main request- Amendments - broadening of claim (yes)
Remittal to the department of first instance (no)
Inventive step - auxiliary request (no)

Application title

Process for the production of the toluene diisocyanate

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T014914.20180131

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Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 356.387K)
T 2191/16 (Zellverbinder/BMW) of 9.1.2018

Online on

06.04.2018

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

9.1.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

H01M 10/42
H01M 2/10
H01M 2/20

Application no.

10767922.7

Keywords

Spät eingereichtes Dokument - zugelassen (ja)
Neuheit - Hauptantrag (nein)
Spät eingereichte Hilfsanträge - zugelassen (nein)
Vorlage an die Große Beschwerdekammer - (nein)
Vorlagefrage richtet sich im Kern auf eine Überprüfung der Verfahrensführung der Kammer, welche jedoch dem Verfahren nach Artikel 112a EPÜ vorbehalten ist

Application title

EINRICHTUNG ZUM ELEKTRISCHEN ZUSAMMENSCHALTEN VON ZELLEN EINES BATTERIEPACKS MITTELS ZELLVERBINDERN UND BATTERIEPACK MIT SOLCHEN ZELLVERBINDERN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T219116.20180109

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Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 390.565K)
T 1322/12 (Attesting to content/APPLE) of 12.3.2018

Online on

05.04.2018

Board

3.5.06

Decision date

12.3.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 21/24

Application no.

07100377.6

Keywords

Claims - clarity (no)

Application title

Techniques for attesting to content

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T132212.20180312

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Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 324.303K)
T 2340/12 () of 15.3.2018

Online on

05.04.2018

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

15.3.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61N 5/06

Application no.

07833098.2

Keywords

-

Application title

A SPACE ENERGY IMPLOSION UNIT AND AN ENERGY AMPLIFICATION GENERATOR USING THE SAME

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T234012.20180315

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C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 345.424K)
T 1406/14 () of 7.12.2017

Online on

05.04.2018

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

7.12.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B32B 27/30
B29C 61/06
B32B 27/36
B65D 65/40
G09F 3/04
B29L 9/00

Application no.

05746026.3

Keywords

Main request (patent as granted) sufficiency (yes); inventive step (yes)

Application title

HEAT SHRINK LAMINATE FILM, MOLDING UTILIZING THE FILM, HEAT SHRINK LABEL AND CONTAINER

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T140614.20171207

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 421.782K)
T 1603/14 (Counter-pressure filtration/BAXALTA) of 25.1.2018

Online on

05.04.2018

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

25.1.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 9/08
A61K 47/12
A61K 47/18
A61K 47/26
A61K 38/00
B01D 29/00

Application no.

08867937.8

Keywords

Late-filed requests
Late-filed request - submitted with the statement of grounds of appeal
Late-filed evidence - submitted with the statement of grounds of appeal
Novelty - main request and auxiliary request 1 (no)
Inventive step - auxiliary requests (no)

Application title

Counter-pressure filtration of proteins

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T160314.20180125

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D

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 414.988K)
T 1307/15 (Replacement certificates/POWERCLOUD) of 9.1.2018

Online on

05.04.2018

Board

3.5.06

Decision date

9.1.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 21/00
H04L 9/32
H04L 12/24
H04L 29/08
H04L 29/06

Application no.

10186372.8

Keywords

Claims - clarity (no)
Inventive step (no)

Application title

Apparatus and methods for protecting network resources

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T130715.20180109

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 355.257K)
T 1720/15 () of 31.1.2018

Online on

05.04.2018

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

31.1.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B60J 7/00

Application no.

04025214.0

Keywords

Änderungen - unzulässige Erweiterung (nein)
Spät vorgebrachte Argumente - Verfahrensökonomie
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)

Application title

Rollo für ein Schiebedachsystem

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T172015.20180131

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Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 423.799K)
T 1331/16 () of 26.3.2018

Online on

05.04.2018

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

26.3.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A23G 3/34
A23D 7/005
A23L 1/09
A23L 1/0524
A21D 13/00

Application no.

07715869.9

Keywords

Basis of decision - proprietor(respondent) no longer approves the text and does not submit an amended text
Basis of decision - patent revoked

Application title

COLD-GELLING THIXOTROPIC GLAZE COMPOSITION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T133116.20180326

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D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 226.440K)
T 0202/12 () of 27.3.2018

Online on

04.04.2018

Board

3.5.04

Decision date

27.3.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04N 7/173
H04N 7/084

Application no.

96941926.6

Keywords

Inventive step - main and auxiliary requests (no)

Application title

TELEVISION BROADCAST SYSTEM AND METHOD

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T020212.20180327

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D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 412.417K)
T 1516/12 (Activation of sleeping control unit/HITACHI) of 5.10.2017

Online on

04.04.2018

Board

3.5.06

Decision date

5.10.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 1/32

Application no.

03029004.3

Keywords

Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

Electrical control unit for an automobile

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T151612.20171005

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D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 299.195K)
T 2229/12 (Netzwerkfähiger bootbarer Speicher-Stick/DEUTSCHE TELEKOM) of 26.3.2018

Online on

04.04.2018

Board

3.5.06

Decision date

26.3.2018

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G06F 21/20

Application no.

09745431.8

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit
Patentansprüche - Deutlichkeit (nein)

Application title

VORRICHTUNG ZUR MOBILEN DATENVERARBEITUNG

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T222912.20180326

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D

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Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 303.325K)
T 0175/13 () of 30.10.2017

Online on

04.04.2018

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

30.10.2017

Proc. language

FR

IPC

C07K 14/755
A61K 38/37
C07K 1/34
G01N 33/68

Application no.

04805296.3

Keywords

Requête principale et requête auxiliare 3A - nouveauté (non)
Requêtes auxiliaires 1, 2B et 3B - activité inventive (non)
Requêtes auxiliaires 2A, 4A à F - recevable (non)

Application title

Facteur VIII Viralement Securise à Faible Teneur en Multimeres Superieurs

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T017513.20171030

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Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 461.003K)
T 1399/15 (Protected content/VITAL SOURCE) of 20.2.2018

Online on

04.04.2018

Board

3.5.06

Decision date

20.2.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 1/00

Application no.

05753625.2

Keywords

Inventive step (no)

Application title

SYSTEM, METHOD, AND COMPUTER PROGRAM PRODUCT FOR PROVIDING DIGITAL RIGHTS MANAGEMENT OF PROTECTED CONTENT

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T139915.20180220

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 311.888K)
T 0591/17 (Digital rights management/CONTENTGUARD) of 14.3.2018

Online on

04.04.2018

Board

3.5.06

Decision date

14.3.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 1/00

Application no.

03012069.5

Keywords

"Decision according to the state of the file"
Substantial procedural violation - appealed decision sufficiently reasoned (no)
Remittal to the department of first instance
Reimbursement of appeal fee

Application title

System and method for digital rights management using a standard rendering engine

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T059117.20180314

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D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 289.811K)
T 0484/12 () of 10.1.2018

Online on

03.04.2018

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

10.1.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61M 5/142

Application no.

04731882.9

Keywords

Oral proceedings - held in absence of appellant
New document filed with statement setting out the grounds of appeal - admitted (yes)
Auxiliary requests filed with reply - admitted (yes)
Novelty - main, first and second auxiliary requests (no)
Third auxiliary request - allowable (yes)

Application title

INTERNAL NEEDLE INSERTER

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T048412.20180110

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D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 607.188K)
T 2126/12 (Reproducing apparatus II/SHARP) of 26.3.2018

Online on

03.04.2018

Board

3.5.07

Decision date

26.3.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G11B 20/10
G11B 27/10
H04N 5/93
G11B 20/00

Application no.

10000249.2

Keywords

Amendments - main request
Amendments - added subject-matter (yes)
Amendments - first auxiliary request
Amendments - added subject-matter (no)
Claims - clarity
Claims - first auxiliary request (yes)
Inventive step - claim 1 of first auxiliary request (yes)

Application title

A reproducing apparatus, a reproducing method, a content recording medium, a control program and a computer-readable recording medium

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T212612.20180326

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 403.297K)
T 0709/13 (D'anticorps ayant une ADCC via le CD16/LABORATOIRE FRANÇAIS DU … of 23.11.2017

Online on

03.04.2018

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

23.11.2017

Proc. language

FR

IPC

C07K 16/34
C12N 15/13
C12N 5/20
A61K 39/395
G01N 33/577
A61P 37/02
A61P 35/00
A61P 31/00

Application no.

01927974.4

Keywords

Requête principale - possibilité d'exécuter l'invention - (non)
Requêtes subsidiaires 1A à 1C, 2A(i) à 2A(iv), 2B(i) à 2B(iv), 2C(I) à 2C(ii) - possibilité d'exécuter l'invention - (non)
Requêtes subsidiaires 1D, 2A(v), 2B(v) - activité inventive - (non)

Application title

Preparation d'anticorps ayant une ADCC via le CD16, notamment des anticorps monoclonaux anti rhesus D

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T070913.20171123

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D

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Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 627.209K)
T 0828/13 () of 14.12.2017

Online on

03.04.2018

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

14.12.2017

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C23C 2/06
C23C 2/28
C25D 9/10
C25D 11/34
C23C 22/53
C21D 8/00

Application no.

02777929.7

Keywords

Novelty - implicit disclosure (no)
Inventive step - (yes)
Late-filed evidence - submitted with the statement of grounds of appeal
Late-filed evidence - submitted shortly before oral proceedings
Remittal to the department of first instance - (no)

Application title

METHOD FOR HOT-PRESS FORMING A PLATED STEEL PRODUCT

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T082813.20171214

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D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 341.917K)
T 1284/14 () of 23.3.2018

Online on

03.04.2018

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

23.3.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61F 13/537

Application no.

02712456.9

Keywords

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

Application title

LIQUID DISTRIBUTION UNIT AND ABSORBENT PRODUCT HAVING THE SAME

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T128414.20180323

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D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 317.547K)
T 0807/15 () of 16.3.2018

Online on

03.04.2018

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

16.3.2018

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F21S 10/02
F21Y 101/02

Application no.

06821415.4

Keywords

Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

LAMP ASSEMBLY

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2018:T080715.20180316

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 276.285K)
T 0797/16 () of 5.12.2017

Online on

03.04.2018

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

5.12.2017

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A47B 73/00
A47F 5/08
A47F 7/28

Application no.

09799229.1

Keywords

Spät eingereichter Antrag - Änderungen nach Anberaumung der mündlichen Verhandlung
Spät eingereichter Antrag - Wechsel des Gegenstandes

Application title

LAGERVORRICHTUNG FÜR GEBINDE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2017:T079716.20171205

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D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 302.487K)

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