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.

May 2022

T 2514/18 () of 4.4.2022

Online on

25.05.2022

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

4.4.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61B 18/14
A61B 5/00
A61B 17/00
A61B 90/00

Application no.

14806770.5

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)
Amendment after summons - exceptional circumstances (no)
- taken into account (no)

Application title

MEDICAL DEVICE WITH CONTACT FORCE SENSING TIP

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T251418.20220404

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 425 KB)
T 0582/19 () of 19.5.2022

Online on

25.05.2022

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

19.5.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C12M 1/107

Application no.

07786393.4

Keywords

Fortsetzung des Einspruchsbeschwerdeverfahrens nach Erlöschen des Patents in allen Vertragsstaaten - (ja)
Neuheit - (nein)

Application title

BIOGASANLAGE UND VERFAHREN ZUR ERZEUGUNG VON BIOGAS AUS LIGNINHALTIGEN NACHWACHSENDEN ROHSTOFFEN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T058219.20220519

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 349 KB)
T 1178/19 () of 20.5.2022

Online on

25.05.2022

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

20.5.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A24C 5/18
A24D 3/02

Application no.

13703042.5

Keywords

Neuheit - (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)
Spät eingereichte Beweismittel - Antrag hätte bereits im erstinstanzlichen Verfahren vorgebracht werden können (ja)
Spät eingereichte Beweismittel - zugelassen (nein)
Spät eingereichte Tatsachen - Antrag hätte bereits im erstinstanzlichen Verfahren vorgebracht werden können (ja)
Spät eingereichte Tatsachen - zugelassen (nein)

Application title

VORRICHTUNG UND VERFAHREN ZUM BILDEN MINDESTENS EINES STRANGS DER TABAK VERARBEITENDEN INDUSTRIE SOWIE VERTEILERVORRICHTUNG ZUM BESCHICKEN EINER STRANGMASCHINE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T117819.20220520

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 363 KB)
T 1952/19 () of 4.4.2022

Online on

25.05.2022

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

4.4.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

H02J 9/06
H02J 9/08

Application no.

13162703.6

Keywords

Neuheit - Hauptantrag (nein)
Änderung nach Ladung - stichhaltige Gründe (nein)

Application title

Unterbrechungsfreie Stromversorgung und Netzersatzanlage

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T195219.20220404

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 327 KB)
T 3020/19 () of 23.2.2022

Online on

25.05.2022

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

23.2.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B60B 35/00
B60B 35/02
B60B 35/04
B60G 9/00
F16F 1/368

Application no.

13712534.0

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hauptantrag, Hilfsantrag I, Hilfsantrag II (nein)
Zulassung des in der mündlichen Verhandlung eingereichten Hilfsantrags IV - (ja)
Änderung des Beschwerdevorbringens - (nein)
Neuer Einwand in der mündlichen Verhandlung - außergewöhnliche Umstände (nein)

Application title

ACHSANBINDUNG

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T302019.20220223

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 511 KB)
T 2100/21 () of 18.5.2022

Online on

25.05.2022

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

18.5.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G02F 1/13
G09G 3/36
H01L 27/32

Application no.

15784374.9

Keywords

Amendments - added subject-matter (no)
Remittal - (yes)

Application title

SUB-PIXEL FOR A DISPLAY WITH CONTROLLABLE VIEWING ANGLE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T210021.20220518

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 365 KB)
T 0934/18 (Catalyst precursor/PQ Silicas) of 7.4.2022

Online on

24.05.2022

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

7.4.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08F 10/02
C08F 4/02
C08F 210/16
C08F 4/24

Application no.

08806608.9

Keywords

Oral proceedings via videoconference (yes)
Late-filed evidence - admitted (no)
Novelty - (yes)
Novelty - prior use (no)
Inventive step - (yes)
Referral to the Enlarged Board of Appeal - (no)

Application title

CATALYST PRECURSOR PARTICLES, THEIR PREPARATION AND USE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T093418.20220407

Distribution

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Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 422 KB)
T 1568/18 (Identification of pathogens in body fluids/BRUKER) of 1.2.2022

Online on

24.05.2022

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

1.2.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01N 33/569
G01N 33/68

Application no.

08852388.1

Keywords

Amendments - main request, auxiliary requests 1 to 15
Amendments - added subject-matter (yes)
Amendments - extension beyond the content of the application as filed (yes)
Amendments - auxiliary request 16
Amendments - extension beyond the content of the patent (yes)
Inventive step - auxiliary request 17
Inventive step - (no)
Obligation to raise objections - objection dismissed
Reimbursement of appeal fee - (no)

Application title

IDENTIFICATION OF PATHOGENS IN BODY FLUIDS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T156818.20220201

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 474 KB)
T 2355/18 (RGM inhibiting substances/MITSUBISHI TANABE) of 7.4.2022

Online on

24.05.2022

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

7.4.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 45/00
A61K 31/7088
A61K 39/395
A61P 43/00
A61K 31/07
A61K 31/122
A61K 31/355
A61K 33/00
A61K 33/04
A61K 33/06
A61K 33/26
C07K 16/28
C07K 16/18
A61K 33/30
C07K 16/22
C12N 15/113
A61K 39/00
A61K 31/375

Application no.

10835979.5

Keywords

Grounds for opposition - added subject-matter (yes)
Amendments - allowable (no)

Application title

T CELL ACTIVATION INHIBITOR, PHARMACEUTICAL COMPOSITION CONTAINING SAME, AND SCREENING METHOD FOR T CELL ACTIVATION INHIBITING SUBSTANCE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T235518.20220407

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 347 KB)
T 2377/18 () of 3.5.2022

Online on

24.05.2022

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

3.5.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F27B 11/00
F27D 17/00

Application no.

12806412.8

Keywords

-

Application title

GESCHLOSSENES TRANSPORTFLUIDSYSTEM ZUM OFENINTERNEN WÄRMEAUSTAUSCH ZWISCHEN GLÜHGASEN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T237718.20220503

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 545 KB)
T 0689/19 (Dasatinib in the treatment of chronic myelogenous leukemia/BRISTOL) of 4.10.2021

Online on

24.05.2022

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

4.10.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 31/427
A61K 31/506
A61P 35/02

Application no.

04758053.5

Keywords

Intervention of the assumed infringer - admissible (yes)
Res judicata - decision on sufficiency binding
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

CYCLIC PROTEIN TYROSINE KINASE INHIBITORS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T068919.20211004

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 796 KB)
T 0978/19 () of 11.5.2022

Online on

24.05.2022

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

11.5.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01Q 60/32
G01Q 10/06
B82Y 35/00

Application no.

06811703.5

Keywords

Novelty - (no)
Novelty - second auxiliary request (yes)
Remittal - special reasons for remittal
Remittal - (yes)

Application title

SCANNING PROBE MICROSCOPE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T097819.20220511

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 378 KB)
T 2387/19 (Ethernet-Buskoppler für eine Prozess-Steuerung/Phoenix) of 12.4.2022

Online on

24.05.2022

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

12.4.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

H04L 12/46
H04J 3/06
G05B 19/042
H04L 12/24
H04L 12/40

Application no.

09005300.0

Keywords

Änderungen - Erweiterung über den Inhalt der Anmeldung in der eingereichten Fassung hinaus (ja)
Patentansprüche - Klarheit nach Änderung (nein)

Application title

Verfahren, Buskomponenten und Steuerungssystem zur Ethernet-basierten Steuerung eines Automatisierungssystems

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T238719.20220412

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 365 KB)
W 0001/86 () of 27.3.1986

Online on

24.05.2022

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

27.3.1986

Proc. language

EN

IPC

-

Application no.

-

Keywords

-

Application title

-

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:1986:W000186.19860327

Distribution

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 334 KB)
T 0576/17 (Drilling-rig remote control/EPIROC) of 18.5.2022

Online on

23.05.2022

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

18.5.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

E21B 44/00
H04Q 9/00

Application no.

03701194.7

Keywords

Decision in written proceedings - (yes): indication of non-attendance by proprietor - oral proceedings neither necessary nor expedient
Inventive step - main request (no): choice of starting point for assessing inventive step
Admittance - auxiliary request (no): no cogent reasons

Application title

Remote control of drilling rigs

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T057617.20220518

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 404 KB)
T 2658/17 () of 11.5.2022

Online on

23.05.2022

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

11.5.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F16G 13/16

Application no.

06841145.3

Keywords

Mündliche Verhandlung - in Abwesenheit des Beteiligten abgehalten
Hauptantrag, Hilfsanträge I bis III - Änderungen - zulässig (nein)
Hilfsantrag IV - Patentansprüche - Klarheit (nein)

Application title

LEITUNGSFÜHRUNGSANORDNUNG MIT VERMINDERTER GERÄUSCHEMISSION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T265817.20220511

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 333 KB)
T 0713/18 () of 26.1.2022

Online on

23.05.2022

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

26.1.2022

Proc. language

FR

IPC

H01B 12/02
H01G 4/40
H01G 4/28
H01G 2/10
H01G 4/224
H02J 15/00

Application no.

11738014.7

Keywords

Nouveauté - (non)
Nouveauté - références non-limitatives à l'utilisation visée et à un autre objet
Modifications - extension au-delà du contenu de la demande telle que déposée (oui)
Modifications - généralisation intermédiare
Possibilité d'exécuter l'invention - (non)
Possibilité d'exécuter l'invention - exposé de l'invention permettant sa mise en oeuvre (non)
Modification après signification - raisons convaincantes (non)
Modification après signification - prise en compte (non)

Application title

Élément de transport d'énergie, notamment câble, équipé d'un dispositif de stockage d'énergie électrique

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T071318.20220126

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 620 KB)
T 1353/18 () of 24.3.2022

Online on

23.05.2022

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

24.3.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

E04B 9/18
E04B 9/06

Application no.

11182511.3

Keywords

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

Application title

A support system for mounting a panel grid in ceiling or wall support structure

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T135318.20220324

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 456 KB)
T 1847/18 (Transferring content stored on remote terminals/TENCENT TECHNOLOGY) of 8.2.2022

Online on

23.05.2022

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

8.2.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06Q 10/10

Application no.

13836781.8

Keywords

Inventive step - transferring content from previously used remote terminals (no
Inventive step - non-technical policy)

Application title

METHOD, RELATED DEVICE, AND SYSTEM FOR INTER-TERMINAL INTERACTIONS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T184718.20220208

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 387 KB)
T 2420/18 () of 31.1.2022

Online on

23.05.2022

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

31.1.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H02H 3/087
H02H 7/122
H02J 1/10
H02J 3/38

Application no.

08878650.4

Keywords

Amendments - main request
Amendments - auxiliary request 1
Amendments - extension beyond the content of the application as filed (yes)
Amendments - auxiliary request 6
Amendments - broadening of claim (no)
Inventive step - auxiliary request 6
Inventive step - (yes)
Late-filed request - auxiliary requests 2 to 5 could have been filed in first instance proceedings (yes)

Application title

System and method for protection in power installations

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T242018.20220131

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 567 KB)
T 3016/18 () of 22.3.2022

Online on

23.05.2022

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

22.3.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C23C 18/32

Application no.

11701465.4

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - rückschauende Betrachtungsweise
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - angemessene Erfolgserwartung (nein)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - nicht naheliegende Änderung
Vorlage an die Große Beschwerdekammer - (nein)

Application title

GLEITLAGERVERBUNDWERKSTOFF

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T301618.20220322

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 409 KB)
T 0121/19 () of 3.5.2022

Online on

23.05.2022

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

3.5.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A47K 13/26

Application no.

13172954.3

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (nein)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hauptantrag (nein)
Änderung nach Ladung - außergewöhnliche Umstände (nein)

Application title

Vorrichtung zur lösbaren Befestigung eines Toilettensitzes sowie entsprechendes Verfahren dazu

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T012119.20220503

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 368 KB)
T 0313/19 (Influenza vaccines with reduced amounts of squalene/SEQIRUS) of 16.2.2022

Online on

23.05.2022

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

16.2.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 39/145
A61K 39/295
A61P 31/16

Application no.

10710427.5

Keywords

Sufficiency of disclosure - (yes)
Admission of novelty as a new ground of opposition (No)
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

INFLUENZA VACCINES WITH REDUCED AMOUNTS OF SQUALENE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T031319.20220216

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 439 KB)
T 1227/19 () of 1.4.2022

Online on

23.05.2022

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

1.4.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F25D 25/00

Application no.

09831134.3

Keywords

Sufficiency of disclosure - (yes)
Amendments - added subject-matter (no)
Novelty - (yes)
Amendment after summons - exceptional circumstances (yes)
Amendment to appeal case - suitability of amendment to resolve issues raised (yes)
Remittal - special reasons for remittal

Application title

DUAL TEMPERATURE AUTOMATED STORAGE AND RETRIEVAL SYSTEM

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T122719.20220401

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 378 KB)
T 1694/19 () of 28.4.2022

Online on

23.05.2022

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

28.4.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01N 21/64
G02B 21/00

Application no.

06730883.3

Keywords

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

Application title

LIGHT MEASURING APPARATUS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T169419.20220428

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 376 KB)
T 2550/19 (Grouping memory access requests/AMD) of 23.2.2022

Online on

23.05.2022

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

23.2.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 13/16

Application no.

16200975.7

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)
Late-filed request - submitted with the statement of grounds of appeal
Late-filed request - admitted (no)
Late-filed request - submitted during oral proceedings
Late-filed request - admitted (no)

Application title

MEMORY CONTROLLER WITH VIRTUAL CONTROLLER MODE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T255019.20220223

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 372 KB)
T 3154/19 (Diffraktive Reliefstrukturen/LEONHARD KURZ) of 4.5.2022

Online on

23.05.2022

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

4.5.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B32B 29/00
D21H 21/44

Application no.

08707587.5

Keywords

Neuheit - (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)

Application title

Sicherheitselement für ein Sicherheitsdokument und Verfahren zu seiner Herstellung

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T315419.20220504

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 372 KB)
W 0001/84 () of 12.3.1984

Online on

23.05.2022

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

12.3.1984

Proc. language

DE

IPC

-

Application no.

-

Keywords

-

Application title

-

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:1984:W000184.19840312

Distribution

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 136 KB)
T 1784/16 () of 31.3.2022

Online on

20.05.2022

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

31.3.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B29C 49/00

Application no.

09783677.9

Keywords

Novelty - prior European application
Novelty - main request (no)
Novelty - auxiliary request (yes)
Inventive step - ex post facto analysis
Inventive step - auxiliary request (yes)

Application title

Injection stretch blow-molding process for the preparation of polyethylene containers

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T178416.20220331

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 484 KB)
T 2440/16 () of 17.5.2022

Online on

20.05.2022

Board

-

Decision date

17.5.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

-

Application no.

-

Keywords

Teilweise Unzulässigkeit des Ablehnungsantrags wegen offensichtlich falscher Auslegung verfahrensrechtlicher Pflichten-ja
Teilweise Unzulässigkeit des Ablehnungsantrags wegen Vornahme weiterer Verfahrenshandlungen - ja
Tatsächliche Befangenheit - nein
Besorgnis der Befangenheit - nein
Dienstliche Äußerung nach Artikel 3 (2) VOBK 2020 - notwendiger Inhalt

Application title

xxx

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T244016.20220517

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 486 KB)
T 2341/17 () of 24.2.2022

Online on

20.05.2022

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

24.2.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B29C 67/00
C08L 53/00

Application no.

04781940.4

Keywords

Sufficiency of disclosure - after amendment
Sufficiency of disclosure - main request (no)
Sufficiency of disclosure - auxiliary requests (no)
Referral to the Enlarged Board of Appeal (no)

Application title

Laser sintering processes using thermoplastic compositions

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T234117.20220224

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 546 KB)
T 0136/18 (Metallklang-Musikinstrument / Panart) of 10.5.2022

Online on

20.05.2022

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

10.5.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G10D 13/08

Application no.

09779797.1

Keywords

Erlöschen des Patents in allen benannten Vertragsstaaten - Beendigung des Beschwerdeverfahrens

Application title

VERFAHREN ZUR HERSTELLUNG EINES METALLKLANG-MUSIKINSTRUMENTS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T013618.20220510

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 251 KB)
T 1820/18 (LRP6 binding molecules/NOVARTIS) of 17.12.2021

Online on

20.05.2022

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

17.12.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 39/395
C07K 16/28
A61P 35/00

Application no.

08844924.4

Keywords

Grounds for opposition - added subject-matter (yes)
Amendments - added subject-matter (yes)
Amendment after summons - exceptional circumstances (no)
Amendment after summons - cogent reasons (no)
Amendment after summons - taken into account (no)

Application title

Molecules and methods for modulating low-density-lipoprotein receptor-related protein 6 (LRP6)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T182018.20211217

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 751 KB)
T 2242/18 () of 24.2.2022

Online on

20.05.2022

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

24.2.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G01B 21/04

Application no.

14725990.7

Keywords

Hauptantrag: Änderung unmittelbar und eindeutig entnehmbar (nein) oder als nicht offenbarter Disclaimer zulässig (nein, technischer Beitrag zur Erfindung)
Hilfsanträge 1 und 5: Eingereicht nach der Ladung zur mündlichen Verhandlung, Zulässigkeit (nein)
Hilfsanträge 2 bis 4: Reformation in peius (ja), Ausnahme vom Verschlechterungsverbot im Sinne von G 1/99 bzw. aus Billigkeitsgründen (nein)

Application title

MESSVORRICHTUNG FÜR EINE WERKZEUGMASCHINE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T224218.20220224

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 592 KB)
T 1967/19 (Pool-based GRE key selection/NOKIA) of 12.5.2022

Online on

20.05.2022

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

12.5.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04W 4/06
H04L 12/18
H04L 29/06
H04W 76/00
H04L 12/801

Application no.

09735847.7

Keywords

Inventive step - all requests (no)

Application title

Method, apparatus, and computer program product for providing internet protocol multicast transport

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T196719.20220512

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 323 KB)
T 2993/19 (Ambient sound therapy/DAVIS) of 12.5.2022

Online on

20.05.2022

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

12.5.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04R 3/00
H04R 1/02

Application no.

06718505.8

Keywords

Decision in written proceedings: declaration of the appellant not to attend the oral proceedings - oral proceedings neither necessary nor expedient
Novelty - main and auxiliary request (no)

Application title

Method and apparatus for ambient sound therapy user interface and control system

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T299319.20220512

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 326 KB)
T 3025/18 () of 6.4.2022

Online on

19.05.2022

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

6.4.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

H02G 3/22

Application no.

16020262.8

Keywords

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

Application title

Verfahren zum Montieren einer Gebäudeeinführung

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T302518.20220406

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 392 KB)
T 0721/19 () of 3.5.2022

Online on

19.05.2022

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

3.5.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08F 10/06
C08F 4/649

Application no.

07728461.0

Keywords

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

Application title

USE OF A ZIEGLER-NATTA CATALYST TO MAKE A POLYPROPYLENE RANDOM COPOLYMER HAVING A HIGH MELT FLOW RATE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T072119.20220503

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 417 KB)
T 0889/19 () of 1.4.2022

Online on

19.05.2022

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

1.4.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08K 5/12
C08K 5/10
C07C 69/82
B32B 27/40
C08L 67/00
B65D 65/02
A61L 2/08
C07C 63/26
C08L 27/06
C08G 63/183
C08L 67/03

Application no.

13848110.6

Keywords

Inventive step - obvious solution

Application title

ESTER-BASED COMPOSITION, METHOD FOR PREPARING SAME, AND RESIN COMPOSITION COMPRISING ESTER COMPOSITION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T088919.20220401

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 329 KB)
T 2787/19 (Robot cleaner/LG) of 5.5.2022

Online on

19.05.2022

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

5.5.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G05D 1/02
G01S 3/808

Application no.

15151459.3

Keywords

Added subject-matter - all claim requests (yes): unallowable intermediate generalisation

Application title

Robot cleaning system and method for charging a cleaning robot

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T278719.20220505

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 406 KB)
T 1454/17 () of 29.3.2022

Online on

18.05.2022

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

29.3.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F23C 10/10

Application no.

10718623.1

Keywords

Late-filed evidence - could have been filed in first instance proceedings (yes)
Amendment after summons - cogent reasons (no)
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

A CIRCULATING FLUIDIZED BED BOILER

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T145417.20220329

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 419 KB)
T 2766/17 () of 17.3.2022

Online on

18.05.2022

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

17.3.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61J 3/07
A61K 8/02
B65B 25/06
A61Q 11/00
B65B 11/50
A61K 9/70

Application no.

03748966.3

Keywords

Amendment occasioned by ground for opposition - (yes)
Remittal - special reasons for remittal
Remittal - (no)
Amendments - added subject-matter (no)
Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)
Adaptation of the description (yes)

Application title

PACKAGING AND DISPENSING OF RAPID DISSOLVE DOSAGE FORM

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T276617.20220317

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 339 KB)
T 0830/18 () of 26.4.2022

Online on

18.05.2022

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

26.4.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

D01G 15/88

Application no.

11717640.4

Keywords

Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)
Amendment after summons - exceptional circumstances (no)

Application title

WIRE PROFILE FOR CARD CLOTHING

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T083018.20220426

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 598 KB)
T 2924/18 () of 14.4.2022

Online on

18.05.2022

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

14.4.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F16D 55/22

Application no.

09777399.8

Keywords

Neuheit - Hauptantrag (nein)
Änderung nach Ladung - berücksichtigt (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hilfsantrag (ja)

Application title

VERFAHREN ZUM HERSTELLEN EINES BREMSSATTELS, BEARBEITUNGSWERKZEUG ZUM AUSFÜHREN DES VERFAHRENS, MIT DEM VERFAHREN HERGESTELLTER BREMSSATTEL SOWIE SCHEIBENBREMSE MIT EINEM SOLCHEN SATTEL

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T292418.20220414

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 441 KB)
T 0035/19 () of 18.3.2022

Online on

18.05.2022

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

18.3.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F16C 19/08
F03D 1/06
F03D 7/02
F03D 80/70
F16C 19/38
F16C 27/04
F16C 33/38
F16C 33/60
F16C 41/02
F16C 23/08

Application no.

05761316.8

Keywords

Late-filed evidence - admitted (yes)
Novelty - main request and auxiliary requests 1 and 2
Novelty - (no)
Novelty - auxiliary request 3 (yes)
Amendments - extension beyond the content of the application as filed (no)
Amendment after summons - cogent reasons (no)
Apportionment of costs - equitable

Application title

A WIND TURBINE PITCH BEARING, AND USE HEREOF

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T003519.20220318

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 307 KB)
T 1406/19 (Use of polyols to stabilise polymorphous forms of rifaximin / … of 3.5.2022

Online on

18.05.2022

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

3.5.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 9/16
A61K 9/20
A61K 9/50
A61K 31/437
A61K 9/28
A61K 47/10
A61K 47/26
A61K 47/36
A61K 47/38

Application no.

07804680.2

Keywords

Amendments - added subject-matter (Main request, Auxiliary requests I-III: yes; Auxiliary request IV: no)
Claims - clarity (yes)

Application title

USE OF POLYOLS TO OBTAIN STABLE POLYMORPHOUS FORMS OF RIFAXIMIN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T140619.20220503

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 364 KB)
T 2880/19 () of 6.4.2022

Online on

18.05.2022

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

6.4.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A24F 47/00

Application no.

13736592.0

Keywords

Novelty - main request, auxiliary request 1 (no)
Sufficiency of disclosure - (yes)
Late-filed evidence - submitted with the statement of grounds of appeal
Late-filed evidence - admitted (yes)
Late-filed facts - submitted with the statement of grounds of appeal
Late-filed facts - admitted (no)
Late-filed facts - objection could have been raised in first instance proceedings (yes)
Inventive step - auxiliary request 2 (no)
Inventive step - obvious combination of known features
Amendments - intermediate generalisation
Amendments - auxiliary request 5 (yes)

Application title

ELECTRONIC VAPOUR PROVISION DEVICE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T288019.20220406

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 509 KB)
T 2900/19 () of 15.3.2022

Online on

18.05.2022

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

15.3.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F25D 23/06

Application no.

12718226.9

Keywords

Spät eingereichte Tatsachen - zugelassen (nein)
Änderungen - Erweiterung über den Inhalt der Anmeldung in der eingereichten Fassung hinaus (nein)
Einspruchsgründe - mangelnde Klarheit kein Einspruchsgrund
Ausreichende Offenbarung - (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)

Application title

KÄLTEGERÄT, INSBESONDERE HAUSHALTSKÄLTEGERÄT

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T290019.20220315

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 449 KB)
T 1891/20 (Request for correction of the minutes/THALES) of 16.5.2022

Online on

18.05.2022

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

16.5.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04W 8/18

Application no.

14824813.1

Keywords

Correction of the minutes - (no): present minutes include essentials of the oral proceedings and the parties' relevant statements

Application title

Method for accessing a service and a corresponding device

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T189120.20220516

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 401 KB)
T 0392/17 () of 24.2.2022

Online on

17.05.2022

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

24.2.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

D06F 58/28

Application no.

08010296.5

Keywords

Grounds for opposition
Novelty - (no)
Late-filed request - request could have been filed in first instance proceedings (yes)
Amendment after summons - exceptional circumstances (no)
Amendment after summons - taken into account (no)

Application title

Dryer

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T039217.20220224

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 571 KB)
T 2350/17 (Entwerfen von Flugzeugen/DEUTSCHE LUFTHANSA) of 10.5.2022

Online on

17.05.2022

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

10.5.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G06Q 10/04

Application no.

13194503.2

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Optimierung des Auslegungspunktes einer Flugzeugkonstruktion in Form eines Anforderungskatalogs anhand der zu bedienenden Flugstrecken (nein
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - wirtschaftliche Optimierung)

Application title

Verfahren und System zum Entwerfen von Flugzeugen

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T235017.20220510

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 320 KB)
T 0461/18 () of 9.5.2022

Online on

17.05.2022

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

9.5.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B29B 11/16
D21F 9/00
D21H 13/50
F16D 69/02
C04B 35/80
B32B 18/00
B29C 70/30
C04B 35/83
C04B 35/622
C04B 35/626
C04B 35/63
C04B 35/634
F41H 5/04

Application no.

10799121.8

Keywords

Substantial procedural violation - appealed decision sufficiently reasoned (no)
Remittal - fundamental deficiency in first instance proceedings (yes)
Reimbursement of appeal fee - equitable by reason of a substantial procedural violation (yes)

Application title

A fibre matrix and a method of making a fibre matrix

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T046118.20220509

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 348 KB)
T 1149/18 () of 24.3.2022

Online on

17.05.2022

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

24.3.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

D01H 4/10

Application no.

13004898.6

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (nein)

Application title

Offenend-Spinnrotor

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T114918.20220324

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 347 KB)
T 1352/19 () of 18.2.2022

Online on

17.05.2022

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

18.2.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08B 37/08
C08L 5/08
A61K 31/728
C08B 31/00
C08B 37/00
C08J 3/28

Application no.

11769800.1

Keywords

Extension of subject-matter (no)
New objections (novelty and inventive step) after summons - no exceptional circumstances
Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step (yes)
Inventive step - no bonus effect
New documents submitted in relation to sufficiency of disclosure after rejoinder and before summons - admitted (yes)
Sufficiency of disclosure (yes)

Application title

HYBRID COOPERATIVE COMPLEXES OF HYALURONIC ACID

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T135219.20220218

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 628 KB)
T 1540/19 () of 8.3.2022

Online on

17.05.2022

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

8.3.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F16J 9/14

Application no.

16198131.1

Keywords

Inventive step - main request (no)
Inventive step - auxiliary requests I, Ib, II, IIb, III, V, VI (no)
Clarity - auxiliary request IV (no)
Late-filed auxiliary requests VII and VIII
Late-filed auxiliary requests - requests clearly allowable (no)

Application title

A top piston ring for a large two-stroke turbo-charged compression ignited internal combustion engine with crossheads

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T154019.20220308

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 482 KB)
T 2080/19 () of 22.4.2022

Online on

17.05.2022

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

22.4.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A47L 15/24
A47L 15/46

Application no.

05777541.3

Keywords

Änderung des Beschwerdevorbringens - Ermessensausübung
Änderung des Beschwerdevorbringens - Änderung räumt aufgeworfene Fragen aus (ja)
Änderung des Beschwerdevorbringens - Änderung gibt Anlass zu neuen Einwänden (nein)
Patentansprüche - Klarheit
Patentansprüche - Hilfsantrag (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hilfsantrag (ja)

Application title

VERFAHREN UND ANORDNUNG ZUM ENERGIESPARENDEN BETRIEB VON SPÜLMASCHINEN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T208019.20220422

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 483 KB)
T 2196/19 () of 10.5.2022

Online on

17.05.2022

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

10.5.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G02B 27/22
B41M 3/14
B42D 15/00
G06K 5/00
G06K 19/00
G07D 7/00
B42D 25/00

Application no.

10761121.2

Keywords

Main request - Amendments - broadening of claim (yes)
Main request - Novelty - (no)
Auxiliary requests - Reply to the statement of grounds of appeal - party's complete case (no)

Application title

METHOD OF MANUFACTURING A SECURITY DOCUMENT OR DEVICE WITH AN OPTICALLY VARIABLE IMAGE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T219619.20220510

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 406 KB)
T 2774/19 () of 3.5.2022

Online on

17.05.2022

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

3.5.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F16C 23/08
F16C 33/76

Application no.

08785306.5

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (nein)

Application title

GELAGERTE HAUPTWELLE FÜR EINE WINDKRAFTANLAGE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T277419.20220503

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 264 KB)
T 0677/20 (E-book page turn/MICROSOFT) of 18.2.2022

Online on

17.05.2022

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

18.2.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 3/048
G06F 3/041
G06F 3/14

Application no.

09837802.9

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)

Application title

VIRTUAL PAGE TURN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T067720.20220218

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 301 KB)
T 1370/18 (Entropy coding/FRAUNHOFER GESELSCHAFT) of 2.12.2021

Online on

16.05.2022

Board

3.5.07

Decision date

2.12.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H03M 7/30

Application no.

09776891.5

Keywords

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

Application title

Method for encoding a symbol, method for decoding a symbol, method for transmitting a symbol from a transmitter to a receiver, encoder, decoder and system for transmitting a symbol from a transmitter to a receiver

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T137018.20211202

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 339 KB)
T 1732/18 () of 27.10.2021

Online on

16.05.2022

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

27.10.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 31/00
A61K 31/5377
A61P 7/02
A61P 9/10

Application no.

06706291.9

Keywords

Amendments - added subject-matter (no)
Novelty - (yes)
Admittance of evidence filed in Appeal
Admittance of submissions filed at a late stage
Sufficiency of disclosure (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

TREATMENT OF THROMBOEMBOLIC DISORDERS WITH RIVAROXABAN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T173218.20211027

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 765 KB)
T 2252/18 (Conditionnement d'un mélange gazeux/AIR LIQUIDE) of 11.5.2022

Online on

16.05.2022

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

11.5.2022

Proc. language

FR

IPC

G05D 11/13

Application no.

12166724.0

Keywords

Décision rendue dans le cadre de la procédure écrite (oui) - déclaration des titulaires qu'elles ne participeront pas à la procédure orale
Activité inventive (non)
Activité inventive - choix du point de départ approprié

Application title

Procédé de conditionnement d'un mélange gazeux NO/N2

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T225218.20220511

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 334 KB)
T 2849/18 () of 8.4.2022

Online on

16.05.2022

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

8.4.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G09F 9/00
G06F 3/14
G06Q 30/00
G06Q 50/00
G06Q 30/02
G06F 17/30
G06Q 30/06

Application no.

11778206.0

Keywords

Inventive step - mixture of technical and non-technical features
Inventive step - presentation of information
Inventive step - main request (no)
Inventive step - auxiliary requests 1 to 3 (no)
Amendment after summons - exceptional circumstances (no)
Amendment after summons - cogent reasons (no)
Amendment after summons - auxiliary request 4 admitted (no)

Application title

INTERACTIVE COLOR CENTER DISPLAY APPARATUS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T284918.20220408

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 591 KB)
T 0339/19 (Film for stand-up-pouches/DOW) of 29.3.2022

Online on

16.05.2022

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

29.3.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B32B 27/32
B65D 75/00

Application no.

14166395.5

Keywords

Amendment after summons - exercise of discretion
Amendment after summons - taken into account (yes)
Inventive step - main request (yes)
Amendment to appeal case - amendment detrimental to procedural economy (no)
Amendment to appeal case - amendment overcomes issues raised (yes)
General principles

Application title

Single polymer film structures for use in stand-up-pouches

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T033919.20220329

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 397 KB)
T 0980/19 () of 27.4.2022

Online on

16.05.2022

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

27.4.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07F 5/02
C07F 5/04
C07C 7/00
C07K 5/06
C07K 5/08
C07K 5/078
A61K 38/00
A61K 38/05
A61K 31/69
A61P 35/00
A61P 29/00
C07K 7/02

Application no.

10006835.2

Keywords

Minutes of oral proceedings - request to correct minutes

Application title

FORMULATION OF BORONIC ACID COMPOUNDS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T098019.20220427

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 354 KB)
T 2438/19 (Filtervorrichtung/Hydac) of 30.3.2022

Online on

16.05.2022

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

30.3.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B01D 35/30
B01D 29/96

Application no.

05715722.4

Keywords

Änderung nach Ladung - außergewöhnliche Umstände (nein)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (nein)
Rückzahlung der Beschwerdegebühr - (nein)

Application title

FILTERVORRICHTUNG UND FILTERELEMENT

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T243819.20220330

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 360 KB)
T 0310/16 (Two magnetic sensors / ALLEGRO MICROSYSTEMS) of 4.4.2022

Online on

13.05.2022

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

4.4.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01R 15/20
G01R 33/02
G01R 33/06
G01R 33/07
G01R 33/09
H01L 43/06

Application no.

10195145.7

Keywords

Novelty - (no)
Amendment to appeal case - exercise of discretion

Application title

Arrangements for an integrated sensor

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T031016.20220404

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 317 KB)
T 1430/17 (Synthèse chimique comportant un traitement thermique - Aldivia S.A.) of 22.4.2022

Online on

13.05.2022

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

22.4.2022

Proc. language

FR

IPC

H05B 6/80
H05B 6/62

Application no.

03815414.2

Keywords

Nouveauté - (non)
Vice substantiel de procédure - remboursement de la taxe de recours (non)
Rupture du lien de confiance qui doit prévaloir entre la division d'examen et la demanderesse

Application title

SYNTHESE CHIMIQUE COMPORTANT UN TRAITEMENT THERMIQUE PAR CHAUFFAGE DIELECTRIQUE INTERMITTENT, COMBINE A UN SYSTEME DE RECIRCULATION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T143017.20220422

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D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 335 KB)
T 1791/19 () of 16.3.2022

Online on

13.05.2022

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

16.3.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F04D 29/22
F04D 7/04
F04D 29/42

Application no.

12705877.4

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)
Amendments - allowable (no)
Referral to the Enlarged Board of Appeal - (no)
Appeal decision - remittal to the department of first instance (no)

Application title

FREE-FLOW PUMP

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T179119.20220316

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 418 KB)
T 1915/19 () of 18.2.2022

Online on

13.05.2022

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

18.2.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A61L 29/12

Application no.

07023001.6

Keywords

Zulässigkeit der Beschwerde - Beschwerde hinreichend begründet (ja)
Neuheit - Hauptantrag (nein)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hilfsantrag (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - nicht naheliegende Alternative

Application title

Katheterrohrelement

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T191519.20220218

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 446 KB)
T 2100/19 (Farbglanzmittel/Henkel) of 29.4.2022

Online on

13.05.2022

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

29.4.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A61K 8/35
A61K 8/41
A61K 8/44
A61K 8/81
A61K 8/06

Application no.

13795485.5

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - unerwartete Verbesserung
Spät eingereichte Beweismittel - zugelassen (ja)

Application title

FARBGLANZMITTEL MIT SPEZIELLEN KATIONISCHEN FARBSTOFFEN, TENSIDEN UND POLYMEREN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T210019.20220429

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 415 KB)
T 3091/19 () of 30.3.2022

Online on

13.05.2022

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

30.3.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F02P 5/15
B27B 17/10
F02P 1/08
F02P 11/02
F02P 11/04
F02P 5/02
F02P 9/00
F02P 11/00

Application no.

05756671.3

Keywords

Novelty - (yes)
Appeal decision - remittal to the department of first instance (yes)

Application title

START SAFETY IGNITION SYSTEM

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T309119.20220330

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 314 KB)
D 0054/21 () of 25.4.2022

Online on

12.05.2022

Board

DBA

Decision date

25.4.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

-

Application no.

-

Keywords

-

Application title

-

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:D005421.20220425

Distribution

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 244 KB)
T 0095/18 () of 24.3.2022

Online on

12.05.2022

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

24.3.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G03G 15/00
G03G 15/01
G03G 15/16
G03G 15/20

Application no.

09180157.1

Keywords

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

Application title

Belt member feeding device and image forming apparatus provided with the same

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T009518.20220324

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 360 KB)
T 2038/18 () of 4.5.2022

Online on

12.05.2022

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

4.5.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A61C 13/00

Application no.

11154372.4

Keywords

Hauptantrag: Änderungen - zulässig (nein)
Hilfsanträge: Patentansprüche - Klarheit (nein)

Application title

Verfahren zur Herstellung eines dentalen Restaurationsteils sowie CAD/CAM-Vorrichtung

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T203818.20220504

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 372 KB)
T 2943/18 () of 16.2.2022

Online on

12.05.2022

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

16.2.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08L 23/14
C08J 5/18

Application no.

12709068.6

Keywords

Claims - clarity (yes)
Grounds for opposition - insufficiency of disclosure (no)
Inventive step - (yes)
Late-filed evidence - submitted with the statement of grounds of appeal

Application title

PROPYLENE-ETHYLENE RANDOM COPOLYMER

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T294318.20220216

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 486 KB)
T 0470/19 () of 26.4.2022

Online on

12.05.2022

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

26.4.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G01J 3/28
G01N 21/86
G07D 7/12

Application no.

12714223.0

Keywords

Ausführbarkeit (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit (ja)

Application title

VERFAHREN ZUR PRÜFUNG VON WERTDOKUMENTEN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T047019.20220426

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 474 KB)
T 0204/20 (Composition minérale/Lhoist) of 8.3.2022

Online on

12.05.2022

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

8.3.2022

Proc. language

FR

IPC

C04B 111/28
C01F 5/24
C01F 11/18
C04B 28/10
C04B 14/26
C04B 2/10
C04B 18/02
C09K 21/02

Application no.

13711404.7

Keywords

Activité inventive - requête subsidiaire (oui)
Procès-verbal de la procédure orale
Révision préjudicielle - première instance aurait dû accorder la révision préjudicielle (non)
Décision sur le recours - renvoi à la première instance (non)
Remboursement de la taxe de recours - (non)
Vice substantiel de procédure - (non)
objet premier de la procédure de recours - moyens de recours invoqués portant sur les arguments sur lesquels la décision était fondée (oui)

Application title

COMPOSITION MINERALE A BASE D'UNE PHASE SOLIDE MIXTE DE CARBONATES DE CALCIUM ET DE MAGNESIUM, SON PROCEDE DE PREPARATION ET SON UTILISATION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T020420.20220308

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 354 KB)
T 1444/20 () of 28.4.2022

Online on

12.05.2022

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

28.4.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01N 33/68

Application no.

15784662.7

Keywords

Amendment of the description

Application title

METHOD FOR THE DETERMINATION OF ANTI-DRUG ANTIBODIES AGAINST AN EFFECTOR FUNCTION SUPPRESSED HUMAN OR HUMANIZED DRUG ANTIBODY

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T144420.20220428

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 329 KB)
T 0727/17 (Navigation through smartphone screens/APPLE) of 10.3.2022

Online on

11.05.2022

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

10.3.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04M 1/2745
G06F 3/048
H04M 1/725
H04M 1/57

Application no.

11176480.9

Keywords

Inventive step - main and 1st auxiliary requests (no): obvious navigation through GUI windows of a smartphone
Admittance of new claim requests - 2nd to 5th auxiliary requests (no): at least not clearly allowable

Application title

Incoming telephone call management for a portable multifunction device

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T072717.20220310

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 864 KB)
T 1301/17 (Dryer / Goji) of 8.2.2022

Online on

11.05.2022

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

8.2.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H05B 6/80
D06F 58/26

Application no.

08710231.5

Keywords

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

Application title

DRYING APPARATUS AND METHOD

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T130117.20220208

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 430 KB)
T 2433/18 () of 11.2.2022

Online on

11.05.2022

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

11.2.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B60T 17/04
F02M 55/00
F16L 19/02
F16L 19/028

Application no.

13159849.2

Keywords

Ausführbarkeit (ja)
Vorlage an die Große Beschwerdekammer (nein)
Zurückverweisung (ja)

Application title

Schraubverbindungsvorrichtung zur Verbindung gebördelter Rohrenden zweier Rohre

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T243318.20220211

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 350 KB)
T 2918/18 () of 3.5.2022

Online on

11.05.2022

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

3.5.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B66B 5/00
B66B 1/44
B66B 1/34

Application no.

05723924.6

Keywords

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

Application title

ELEVATOR MOTOR BRAKE TORQUE MEASUREMENT DEVICE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T291818.20220503

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 234 KB)
T 0483/19 () of 16.3.2022

Online on

11.05.2022

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

16.3.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B64C 21/00
B64C 27/467
F03D 1/06
F04D 29/16
F03D 1/00

Application no.

14166768.3

Keywords

Inventive step (yes)
Sufficiency of disclosure (yes)
Admissibility of late filed submissions (no)
Novelty (yes)
Added subject-matter (no)

Application title

Wind turbine rotor blade assembly with surface features

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T048319.20220316

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 356 KB)
T 0979/19 () of 11.4.2022

Online on

11.05.2022

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

11.4.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A01D 43/073
A01D 43/08

Application no.

12151017.6

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (nein)

Application title

System und Verfahren zur Steuerung der Erntegutüberladung

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T097919.20220411

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 328 KB)
T 1024/19 () of 22.2.2022

Online on

11.05.2022

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

22.2.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C10L 1/2383
C10L 1/238
C10L 1/22
C10L 1/222
C10L 1/232
C10L 10/00
C10L 1/14
C10L 10/18
C10L 10/14
C10L 1/224
C10L 1/2387
C10L 1/223

Application no.

12737233.2

Keywords

Neuheit - Product-by-process-Anspruch
Ausreichende Offenbarung
Zurückverweisung
Rügepflicht - Einwand zurückgewiesen
Spät eingereichter Antrag - eingereicht mit der Beschwerdebegründung
Spät eingereichter Antrag - eingereicht in der mündlichen Verhandlung
Spät eingereichter Antrag - keine Änderung des Beschwerdevorbringens

Application title

QUATERNISIERTE STICKSTOFFVERBINDUNGEN UND DEREN VERWENDUNG ALS ADDITIVE IN KRAFT- UND SCHMIERSTOFFEN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T102419.20220222

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 623 KB)
T 1056/19 () of 8.4.2022

Online on

11.05.2022

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

8.4.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06Q 30/02
H04W 4/20

Application no.

12871943.2

Keywords

main request - inventive step - (no)
auxiliary request - admitted (no)

Application title

METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR ADVERTISING USING A MOBILE COMMUNICATION DEVICE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T105619.20220408

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 389 KB)
T 1235/19 () of 28.4.2022

Online on

11.05.2022

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

28.4.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B23C 5/06
B23C 5/22
B23C 5/20

Application no.

13150479.7

Keywords

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

Application title

A milling tool as well as a milling insert

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T123519.20220428

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 446 KB)
T 1719/19 () of 13.4.2022

Online on

11.05.2022

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

13.4.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08F 297/08
C08L 23/00
C08L 23/08
C08L 23/14

Application no.

13792617.6

Keywords

Late-filed documents
Late-filed document - admittance
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

RANDOM PROPYLENE COPOLYMER FOR BOTTLES WITH GOOD OPTICAL PROPERTIES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T171919.20220413

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 315 KB)
T 2396/19 () of 30.3.2022

Online on

11.05.2022

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

30.3.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B64C 9/14
B64C 9/18
B64C 9/16

Application no.

13167354.3

Keywords

Novelty - first auxiliary request (yes)
Late-filed evidence - admitted (yes)
Inventive step - first auxiliary request (no)
Main and auxiliary requests 2 to 8 - rejected as inadmissible- change of status of the patentee following withdrawal of their appeal
Oral proceedings - held in absence of party
Right to be heard - respected (yes)

Application title

Rotary actuated high lift gapped aileron

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T239619.20220330

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 350 KB)
T 2622/19 (Deep-in-the-canal hearing device/INSOUND) of 7.4.2022

Online on

11.05.2022

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

7.4.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04R 25/00

Application no.

12795674.6

Keywords

Sufficiency of disclosure - (yes)
Added subject-matter - (no)
Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes): problem-solution approach with partial problems
Inventive step - ex post facto analysis

Application title

CIC hearing device

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T262219.20220407

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 500 KB)
T 3133/19 () of 8.4.2022

Online on

11.05.2022

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

8.4.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A22C 21/00

Application no.

14781309.1

Keywords

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

Application title

SKINNING INSTALLATION AND METHOD FOR REMOVING SKIN FROM SLAUGHTERED POULTRY PARTS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T313319.20220408

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 430 KB)
T 0547/20 (Missing browser extension/THALES) of 4.5.2022

Online on

11.05.2022

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

4.5.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04L 29/06
G06F 21/34

Application no.

10712911.6

Keywords

Decision in written proceedings - (yes): no oral proceedings necessary or appropriate
Substantial procedural violation - (yes): appealed decision not sufficiently reasoned
Remittal - (yes)
Reimbursement of appeal fee - (yes): for both parties

Application title

A system and method for providing security in browser-based access to smart cards

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T054720.20220504

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 348 KB)
T 0912/20 () of 5.5.2022

Online on

11.05.2022

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

5.5.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A61F 13/00
A61K 8/02
A61L 15/22
A61L 15/28
A61L 27/20

Application no.

10165551.2

Keywords

Rückzahlung der Beschwerdegebühr - Verletzung des rechtlichen Gehörs (nein)
Neuheit - Hauptantrag (nein)
Neuheit - Hilfsantrag 1 (nein)
Spät eingereichte Anträge - Hilfsanträge 2 und 3 hätten bereits im erstinstanzlichen Verfahren vorgebracht werden können (ja)

Application title

Schichtförmige perforierte Biomatrices

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T091220.20220505

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 364 KB)
T 1854/20 (Amcor/Sterilizable lid) of 14.2.2022

Online on

11.05.2022

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

14.2.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B32B 3/08
B32B 15/08
B32B 15/085
B32B 15/20
B65D 17/00
B65D 77/20

Application no.

15775625.5

Keywords

Claims - clarity
Claims - main request (no)
Claims - Diffuse scope of demarcation
Novelty - (no)
Amendment to case - amendment admitted (no)
Amendment to case - Requests should have been filed earlier

Application title

LID FILM FOR FOOD PACKAGING

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T185420.20220214

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 352 KB)
T 1660/21 (Missing statement of grounds) of 29.4.2022

Online on

11.05.2022

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

29.4.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 9/12
A61K 31/568

Application no.

12832953.9

Keywords

Admissibility of appeal - missing statement of grounds

Application title

INTEROMONE COMPOSITIONS AND THEIR USE TO MODIFY BEHAVIOR IN DIFFERENT VERTEBRATE SPECIES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T166021.20220429

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 232 KB)
D 0017/19 () of 29.4.2022

Online on

10.05.2022

Board

DBA

Decision date

29.4.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

-

Application no.

-

Keywords

-

Application title

-

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:D001719.20220429

Distribution

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 393 KB)
T 2591/18 (Pharmaceutical compsitions comprising nilotinib/NOVARTIS) of 25.1.2022

Online on

10.05.2022

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

25.1.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 9/16
A61K 31/506
A61P 35/02

Application no.

07820560.6

Keywords

Amendments - allowable (yes)
Admission of arguments on inventive step (Yes)
Main request - Inventive step (Yes)

Application title

PHARMACEUTICAL COMPOSITIONS COMPRISING NILOTINIB OR ITS SALT

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T259118.20220125

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 437 KB)
T 2990/18 () of 22.3.2022

Online on

10.05.2022

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

22.3.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B65D 65/46
B65D 81/32
C11D 17/04

Application no.

11164746.7

Keywords

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

Application title

Water-soluble pouch

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T299018.20220322

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 359 KB)
T 3019/18 (Compression device/FUJITSU) of 8.2.2022

Online on

10.05.2022

Board

3.5.07

Decision date

8.2.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H03M 7/40
H03M 7/30
G06F 17/22
G06F 17/30

Application no.

13879073.8

Keywords

Claims - clarity
Claims - main request (no)
Amended claims filed with the statement of grounds of appeal - first and second auxiliary requests - not admitted
Amendment to appeal case - suitability of amendment to resolve issues raised
Amendment to appeal case - third and fourth auxiliary requests (no)

Application title

Compression Device, Compression Method, Decompression Device, Decompression Method, and Information Processing System

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T301918.20220208

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 396 KB)
T 0077/19 (Fil de sécurité/OBERTHUR FIDUCIAIRE) of 17.2.2022

Online on

10.05.2022

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

17.2.2022

Proc. language

FR

IPC

D21H 21/42
B42D 15/00
G07D 7/20

Application no.

12741093.4

Keywords

Recevabilité du recours - (oui)
Saisine de la Grande Chambre de recours - (non)
Admissibilité d'un moyen basé sur une combinaison des documents cités en opposition (oui)
Recevabilité d'un nouveau document cité dans le memoire de recours (non)
Activité inventive (requête principale et requêtes auxiliaires I à IV)
Activité inventive - (non) (requête auxiliaire V)
Activité inventive - (oui)

Application title

Fil de sécurité

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T007719.20220217

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 426 KB)
T 0722/19 () of 13.4.2022

Online on

10.05.2022

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

13.4.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08L 23/14
C08F 2/00
C08F 210/06
C08L 23/12
C08F 210/08

Application no.

12193064.8

Keywords

Late filed documents - admittance
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

Random propylene copolymer for bottles with good optical properties and low hexane content

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T072219.20220413

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 318 KB)
T 0727/19 () of 1.4.2022

Online on

10.05.2022

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

1.4.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A47J 31/44
A47J 31/46

Application no.

11772975.6

Keywords

Justified suspicion of partiality (yes)
Substantial procedural violation - (yes)
Remittal - fundamental deficiency in first-instance proceedings (yes)
Remittal - re-examination of the case ab initio
New composition of the first-instance department ordered
Prohibition of reformatio in peius (no)
Reimbursement of appeal fee - (yes)

Application title

BEVERAGE MACHINE FOR DIFFERENT SPATIAL ENVIRONMENTS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T072719.20220401

Distribution

B

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 446 KB)
T 1585/19 (DICOM measurements to local measurements/PHILIPS) of 28.3.2022

Online on

10.05.2022

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

28.3.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 19/00

Application no.

10768066.2

Keywords

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

Application title

GENERIC METHOD OF HANDLING DICOM STRUCTURED REPORTING CONTENTS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T158519.20220328

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 348 KB)
T 1882/19 () of 3.5.2022

Online on

10.05.2022

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

3.5.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01N 27/74
G01N 33/543

Application no.

08075808.9

Keywords

Reopening of the appeal proceedings after abandonment of the application (no)
Request to issue an appealable decision by the board (no)

Application title

Ultra-sensitive magnetoreduction measurement system and method for determining the concentration of epitope-biomolecules

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T188219.20220503

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 327 KB)
T 1994/19 () of 16.2.2022

Online on

10.05.2022

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

16.2.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

E05F 5/00

Application no.

09704540.5

Keywords

Inventive step - (yes)
Amendment after summons - cogent reasons (no)

Application title

DAMPING MECHANISM FOR CABINET HINGE ASSEMBLY

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T199419.20220216

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 319 KB)
T 2483/19 (Document evaluation/SONY ERICSSON MOBILE COMMUNICATIONS) of 21.3.2022

Online on

10.05.2022

Board

3.5.07

Decision date

21.3.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 17/30

Application no.

05021580.5

Keywords

Correction of error - not allowed
Support in the description - main request (yes)
Inventive step - (no)
Inventive step - main request and auxiliary requests I to III (no)
Amendment after summons - auxiliary request IV (not admitted)

Application title

Method and electronic device for obtaining an evaluation of an electronic document

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T248319.20220321

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 399 KB)
T 2136/21 () of 2.5.2022

Online on

10.05.2022

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

2.5.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 39/235
C07K 14/135

Application no.

15733370.9

Keywords

Admissibility of appeal - missing statement of grounds

Application title

Immunogenic combinations

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T213621.20220502

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 228 KB)
T 2261/15 (Modifying gene expression unpolyadenylated RNA/COMMONWEALTH … of 7.4.2022

Online on

09.05.2022

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

7.4.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12N 15/63
C12N 15/82

Application no.

05016726.1

Keywords

Main request - admission (no);
Auxiliary request - admission (yes);
Auxiliary request - added subject-matter (yes);

Application title

Means and methods for modifying gene expression using unpolyadenylated RNA

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T226115.20220407

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 435 KB)
T 0543/17 () of 3.5.2022

Online on

09.05.2022

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

3.5.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01L 21/04
H01L 21/304
H01L 21/306

Application no.

06803439.6

Keywords

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

Application title

METHODS OF PROCESSING SEMICONDUCTOR WAFERS HAVING SILICON CARBIDE POWER DEVICES THEREON

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T054317.20220503

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 380 KB)
T 2339/17 () of 15.3.2022

Online on

09.05.2022

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

15.3.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F16P 3/14

Application no.

10010472.8

Keywords

Zulassung der Hilfsanträge 3 bis 5 (ja)
Zulassung der Druckschriften D6, D11 und D12 bzw. der darauf beruhenden Angriffe (ja)
Unzulässige Erweiterung (nein)
Neuheit und erfinderische Tätigkeit (ja)

Application title

Sicherheitssensor

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T233917.20220315

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 1 MB)
T 0344/19 () of 18.3.2022

Online on

09.05.2022

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

18.3.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G09B 7/00

Application no.

09803499.4

Keywords

Remittal - special reasons for remittal (no)
Inventive step - mixture of technical and non-technical features
Inventive step - sole substantive request (no)

Application title

SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR COMPUTERIZED INTERACTIVE SKILL TRAINING

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T034419.20220318

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 354 KB)
T 2060/20 (SURFACE COVERING WITH A BIO-BASED PLASTICIZER /Novalis Holdings … of 6.4.2022

Online on

09.05.2022

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

6.4.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B32B 27/22
B32B 27/30
C08K 5/00
C08K 5/101
C08L 27/06
E04F 13/07
C08L 97/00

Application no.

15702865.5

Keywords

Amendment after summons - taken into account (yes)
Inventive step - unexpected improvement shown
Amendments - allowable (yes)
Claims - clarity (yes)

Application title

SURFACE COVERING WITH A BIO-BASED PLASTICIZER

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T206020.20220406

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 362 KB)
T 1435/21 (Skin cancer/HPVVAX) of 11.1.2022

Online on

09.05.2022

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

11.1.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07K 14/025
A61K 39/00

Application no.

15853497.4

Keywords

Sufficiency of disclosure - main request (no)
Sufficiency of disclosure - auxiliary requests 1 to 3 (no)
Late-filed auxiliary requests 4 and 5
Late-filed auxiliary requests - admitted (no)

Application title

Cancer and skin lesion treatment

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T143521.20220111

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 332 KB)
R 0002/20 (Petition rejected as unallowable) of 28.1.2022

Online on

06.05.2022

Board

EBA

Decision date

28.1.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61M 5/315
A61M 5/24

Application no.

09783840.3

Keywords

Petition for review - unallowable
Petition for review - fundamental violation of the right to be heard (no)

Application title

DRUG DELIVERY DEVICE AND METHOD OF MANUFACTURING A DRUG DELIVERY DEVICE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:R000220.20220128

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 414 KB)
T 0318/14 (Doppelpatentierung) of 7.2.2019

Online on

06.05.2022

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

7.2.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 35/74
A23L 1/30
A61P 37/08
A61P 1/12

Application no.

10718590.2

Keywords

Vorlage an die Große Beschwerdekammer - (bejaht)

Application title

-

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T031814.20190207

Distribution

A

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 259 KB)
T 0318/14 (Double patenting) of 7.2.2019

Online on

06.05.2022

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

7.2.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 35/74
A23L 1/30
A61P 37/08
A61P 1/12

Application no.

10718590.2

Keywords

Referral to the Enlarged Board of Appeal - (yes)

Application title

PREVENTION AND TREATMENT OF ALLERGIC DIARRHOEA

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T031814.20190207

Distribution

A

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 908 KB)
T 0318/14 (Double protection par brevet) of 7.2.2019

Online on

06.05.2022

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

7.2.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 35/74
A23L 1/30
A61P 37/08
A61P 1/12

Application no.

10718590.2

Keywords

Saisine de la Grande Chambre de recours - (oui)

Application title

-

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T031814.20190207

Distribution

A

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 308 KB)
T 2384/16 () of 9.2.2022

Online on

06.05.2022

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

9.2.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B29C 63/00
B29C 63/02
B29C 63/10
B29C 71/00
B29K 73/00
F16L 9/12
F16L 11/10
F16L 11/08
B29K 81/00
B29D 23/00
B32B 1/08
B32B 5/02
B32B 27/28
B29K 71/00
B32B 27/12
B29C 71/02

Application no.

11710847.2

Keywords

Amendment occasioned by ground for opposition (yes)
Amendments - extension beyond the content of the application as filed (no)
Amendments - broadening of claim (no)
Sufficiency of disclosure - main request (yes)
Sufficiency of disclosure - undue burden (no)
Claims - clarity
Claims - main request (yes)
Inventive step - main request (yes)
Late-filed facts - submitted with the statement of grounds of appeal
Late-filed facts - admitted (no)
Late-filed evidence - submitted with the statement of grounds of appeal
Late-filed evidence - admitted (no)
Objection in respect of a procedural defect (dismissed)

Application title

Method of prudicng [sic] a composite pipe and such a composite pipe

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T238416.20220209

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 839 KB)
T 0718/17 () of 22.3.2022

Online on

06.05.2022

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

22.3.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 8/02
C11D 17/04
A01N 25/34
C11D 1/62

Application no.

06771890.8

Keywords

Grounds for opposition - late-filed ground for opposition
Grounds for opposition - inherently admitted by the opposition division
Grounds for opposition - added subject-matter (yes)
Basis of proceedings - communication of board of appeal
Amendment to appeal case - exercise of discretion

Application title

WIPER FOR USE WITH DISINFECTANTS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T071817.20220322

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 327 KB)
T 1756/17 () of 3.3.2022

Online on

06.05.2022

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

3.3.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 8/11
A61K 8/29
A61K 8/02
A61K 8/25
A61K 8/35
A61K 8/891
A61K 8/36
A61Q 17/04
A61K 8/40
A61K 8/31
A61Q 19/00
A61K 8/34

Application no.

06818829.1

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)

Application title

COSMETIC OR DERMATOLOGICAL COMPOSITIONS COMPRISING MODIFIED TITANIUM DIOXIDE PARTICLES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T175617.20220303

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 331 KB)
T 1855/17 () of 5.4.2022

Online on

06.05.2022

Board

3.5.04

Decision date

5.4.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04N 21/475
H04N 21/258
H04N 21/442
H04N 21/658
H04N 21/2543
H04N 21/8352
H04N 21/4415
H04N 21/6334

Application no.

12164548.5

Keywords

Main request and auxiliary requests I and II - Inventive step (no)
Auxiliary requests III and IV - Admitted under Article 13 RPBA 2020 (no)

Application title

Multimedia system and method of performing a playback by means of a multimedia system

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T185517.20220405

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 516 KB)
T 1704/18 () of 3.3.2022

Online on

06.05.2022

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

3.3.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C23C 30/00
C23C 28/02
C23C 14/16
F01D 5/28

Application no.

05256663.5

Keywords

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

Application title

Coating systems containing beta phase and gamma-prime phase nickel aluminide

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T170418.20220303

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 412 KB)
T 1876/18 () of 4.4.2022

Online on

06.05.2022

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

4.4.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B65D 5/56
B65D 77/20
B31B 7/00

Application no.

11166049.4

Keywords

Novelty - (yes)
Observations by third party - taken into account (no)
Amendment of party case after summons - taken into account (no)
Oral proceedings - held in absence of party
Reimbursement of appel fee paid by the opponent - withdrawal of appeal

Application title

Packaging for modified atmosphere packaging

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T187618.20220404

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 317 KB)
T 2374/18 () of 17.3.2022

Online on

06.05.2022

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

17.3.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

H01R 13/518
H01R 27/02

Application no.

10192162.5

Keywords

Einwand in der Beschwerdebegründung ausreichend substantiiert (ja)
Änderung des Beschwerdevorbringens nach Ladung (nein)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hauptantrag und Hilfsanträge 1 bis 4 (nein)

Application title

Steckdosenvorrichtung für ein Möbel

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T237418.20220317

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 498 KB)
T 2499/18 () of 24.2.2022

Online on

06.05.2022

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

24.2.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C23F 13/16
C23F 13/02
E04C 5/01

Application no.

06710171.7

Keywords

Grounds for opposition - added subject-matter (yes)
Novelty - multiple selection (no)
Inventive step - non-obvious modification
Inventive step - (yes)
Amendment to appeal case - exercise of discretion
Amendment to appeal case - amendment gives rise to new objections (no)
Amendment to appeal case - amendment detrimental to procedural economy (no)
Amendment to appeal case - amendment overcomes issues raised (yes)
Amendment after summons - taken into account (yes)
Amendment after summons - exceptional circumstances (yes)
Substantial procedural violation - appealed decision sufficiently reasoned (no)
Reimbursement of appeal fee - (yes)

Application title

TREATMENT PROCESS FOR CONCRETE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T249918.20220224

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 623 KB)
T 3013/18 (Infant formulas with probiotic micro-organisms / NESTLÉ) of 26.7.2021

Online on

06.05.2022

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

26.7.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 35/76
A61P 37/04
A61K 35/74
A61P 29/00
A23K 10/18
A23L 33/135

Application no.

10747838.0

Keywords

Ground for opposition under Article 100(b) EPC - substantiated in the statement of the grounds of appeal (yes)
Late-filed documents
Late-filed document - submitted with the statement of the grounds of appeal
Late-filed document - admitted (yes)
Main request, auxiliary requests 1 and 2 - sufficiency of disclosure (no)
Auxiliary request 2a - late-filed - admitted (yes)
Auxiliary request 2a - sufficiency of disclosure (yes)
Auxiliary request 2a - novelty (yes)
Auxiliary request 2a - inventive step (yes)

Application title

INFANT FEEDING FORMULAS COMPRISING PROBIOTIC MICRO-ORGANISMS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T301318.20210726

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 571 KB)
T 2193/19 (Préparation d'extraits de Ginkgo biloba / IPSEN) of 27.4.2022

Online on

06.05.2022

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

27.4.2022

Proc. language

FR

IPC

A61K 36/16
A61P 25/28

Application no.

09720028.1

Keywords

Reformatio in peius - requête principale et requêtes subsidiaires 1, 2, 4, 4a, 5, 5a, 6, 6a, 7, 8 (oui)
Modifications - extension au-delà du contenu de la demande telle que déposée
Modifications - requête subsidiaire 3 (oui)

Application title

NOUVEAU PROCEDE POUR LA PREPARATION D'EXTRAITS DE GINKGO BILOBA

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T219319.20220427

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 335 KB)
T 2586/19 (Luftfilter/Mann+Hummel) of 15.3.2022

Online on

06.05.2022

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

15.3.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B01D 45/12
B01D 46/02
B01D 46/24
B01D 50/00
B01D 46/52

Application no.

12704784.3

Keywords

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

Application title

LUFTFILTERELEMENT, LUFTFILTERGEHÄUSE UND LUFTFILTERSYSTEM

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T258619.20220315

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 334 KB)
T 3109/19 (Crosslinked gel/TEOXANE) of 25.3.2022

Online on

06.05.2022

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

25.3.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 8/73
A61K 31/738
A61Q 19/08
C08J 3/24
A61J 1/10

Application no.

10726239.6

Keywords

Amendments - allowable (yes)
Sufficiency of disclosure - (yes)
Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - closest prior art
Inventive step - non-obvious modification
Right to be heard - violation (no)
Late filed evidence and request - submitted with the statement of grounds of appeal
Late-filed evidence - submitted with the reply to the appeal
Amendment to case
Remittal - (no)
Postponement decision pending G 2/21 - (no)

Application title

PROCESS FOR PREPARING A CROSSLINKED GEL

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T310919.20220325

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 527 KB)
T 0240/20 (Non-spreading botulinum toxin and purification method thereof/ … of 2.5.2022

Online on

06.05.2022

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

2.5.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12N 9/52
G01N 30/96
A61K 38/00

Application no.

11789976.5

Keywords

Main request and auxiliary requests 2 to 3 - inventive step (no)

Application title

NON-DIFFUSIVE BOTULINUM TOXIN CAUSING LOCAL MUSCLE PARALYSIS, AND PURIFICATION METHOD THEREOF

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T024020.20220502

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 343 KB)
T 0690/20 () of 2.5.2022

Online on

06.05.2022

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

2.5.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B25H 7/04

Application no.

14183787.2

Keywords

Entscheidung im schriftlichen Verfahren nach Rücknahme des Antrags auf mündliche Verhandlung (ja)
Zulässigkeit des Einspruchs - (ja)
Neuheit - (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)
Rückzahlung der Beschwerdegebühr - (nein) Rücknahme des Antrags auf mündliche Verhandlung nicht fristgemäß

Application title

Winkel für Schweißtisch

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T069020.20220502

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 370 KB)
T 1615/20 () of 2.5.2022

Online on

06.05.2022

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

2.5.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B29C 51/14
B29C 51/34
B29C 70/04
A45C 5/02

Application no.

12006457.1

Keywords

-

Application title

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

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T161520.20220502

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 310 KB)
T 0846/21 () of 4.5.2022

Online on

06.05.2022

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

4.5.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B65B 11/48
B32B 27/32
B65D 71/08
B65D 85/10

Application no.

13805476.2

Keywords

Decision in written proceedings without oral proceedings - (yes)
Sufficiency of disclosure - (yes)

Application title

METHOD FOR FORMING A PACKAGE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T084621.20220504

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 311 KB)
T 2681/16 () of 14.3.2022

Online on

05.05.2022

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

14.3.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61B 5/00

Application no.

07716416.8

Keywords

Amendment after summons - taken into account (yes)
Claims - support in the description (yes / no)
Inventive step - mixture of technical and non-technical features
Inventive step - technical effect credible (yes / no)

Application title

METHOD, SYSTEM AND COMPUTER PROGRAM PRODUCT FOR EVALUATION OF BLOOD GLUCOSE VARIABILITY IN DIABETES FROM SELF-MONITORING DATA

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T268116.20220314

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 492 KB)
T 2315/19 (Oleuropein/NESTLÉ) of 11.3.2022

Online on

05.05.2022

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

11.3.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 36/9066
A61K 45/06
A61K 31/05
A61K 31/12
A61K 31/7048
A61P 19/02

Application no.

14728500.1

Keywords

Main request - novelty (yes)
Remittal (yes)

Application title

COMPOSITIONS FOR USE IN CARTILAGE BREAKDOWN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T231519.20220311

Distribution

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Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 275 KB)
T 1268/17 (Procédé de personnalisation - Oberthur Technologies) of 15.2.2022

Online on

04.05.2022

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

15.2.2022

Proc. language

FR

IPC

G06K 17/00

Application no.

07866468.7

Keywords

Recevabilité du recours
Saisine de la Grande Chambre de recours - (non)
Activité inventive - modification non évidente
notion de "droit positif"

Application title

PROCEDE ET DISPOSITIF DE PERSONNALISATION D'UNE ENTITE ELECTRONIQUE PORTABLE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T126817.20220215

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 436 KB)
T 1342/17 (Getter and Ion Pump Mount / SAES GETTERS) of 2.3.2022

Online on

04.05.2022

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

2.3.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01J 41/00

Application no.

09726197.8

Keywords

Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

COMBINED PUMPING SYSTEM COMPRISING A GETTER PUMP AND AN ION PUMP

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T134217.20220302

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 291 KB)
T 0807/18 () of 29.4.2022

Online on

04.05.2022

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

29.4.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G07F 15/00
B60L 11/18

Application no.

12748416.0

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hauptantrag (ja)

Application title

VERFAHREN ZUR SICHERSTELLUNG DER FUNKTIONSSICHERHEIT IN DER ELEKTROMOBILITÄT MITTELS DIGITALER ZERTIFIKATE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T080718.20220429

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 363 KB)
T 2293/18 () of 31.3.2022

Online on

04.05.2022

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

31.3.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

H01R 9/24
B41J 1/00

Application no.

11763583.9

Keywords

Zulässigkeit der Beschwerde - Beschwerdeschrift
Zulässigkeit der Beschwerde - Antrag in dem Beschwerdegegenstand festgelegt wird (ja)
Spät eingereichte Tatsachen - Hauptantrag hätte bereits im erstinstanzlichen Verfahren vorgebracht werden können (ja)
Hilfsantrag 1 - Klarheit (ja) - Stützung der Ansprüche durch die Beschreibung (nein)
Hilfsantrag 2 - Erweiterung über den Inhalt der Anmeldung in der eingereichten Fassung hinaus (nein)
Hilfsantrag 2 - Stützung der Ansprüche durch die Beschreibung und Klarheit (ja)
Hilfsantrag 2 - Neuheit (ja)
Hilfsantrag 2 - Erfinderische Tätigkeit - nicht naheliegende Lösung

Application title

Kennzeichnungsmatte zur Kennzeichnung elektrischer Bauelemente und Verfahren zur Herstellung einer solchen Kennzeichnungsmatte

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T229318.20220331

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 566 KB)
T 0014/19 (Stable nutritional powder/ABBOTT) of 16.3.2022

Online on

04.05.2022

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

16.3.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A23L 33/00
A23C 21/06

Application no.

08869051.6

Keywords

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

Application title

STABLE NUTRITIONAL POWDER

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T001419.20220316

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 360 KB)
T 1362/19 (Implicit disclosure of abstract concepts / Wai-Lin) of 31.3.2022

Online on

04.05.2022

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

31.3.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G09G 5/00
H03M 11/00

Application no.

05782186.0

Keywords

Novelty - main request (no)
Novelty - auxiliary request (no)
Novelty - implicit disclosure (yes)

Application title

VIRTUAL KEYPAD INPUT DEVICE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T136219.20220331

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 372 KB)
T 2671/19 (Melt extrusion/EURO-CELTIQUE) of 8.4.2022

Online on

04.05.2022

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

8.4.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 9/16

Application no.

05075341.7

Keywords

Novelty - main request (no)
Novelty - implicit disclosure
Inventive step - auxiliary request (no)
Inventive step - obvious modification

Application title

Melt extrusion of spherical multiparticulates

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T267119.20220408

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 325 KB)
T 2091/21 (Industrial scalable lentiviral vector/GENETHON) of 29.4.2022

Online on

04.05.2022

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

29.4.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12N 7/02

Application no.

12795778.5

Keywords

Missing statement of grounds of appeal

Application title

SCALABLE LENTIVIRAL VECTOR PRODUCTION SYSTEM COMPATIBLE WITH INDUSTRIAL PHARMACEUTICAL APPLICATIONS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T209121.20220429

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 246 KB)
T 0142/17 (Driving of LED-based lighting devices / Signify Holding B.V.) of 11.3.2022

Online on

03.05.2022

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

11.3.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H05B 33/08

Application no.

05791937.5

Keywords

Amendment after expiry of period in R. 100(2) EPC communication - exceptional circumstances (yes)
Inventive step - after amendment

Application title

METHOD FOR DRIVING A LED BASED LIGHTING DEVICE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T014217.20220311

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 382 KB)
T 0527/17 (Muscle Derived Cells/PITTSBURGH) of 1.2.2022

Online on

03.05.2022

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

1.2.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 35/34
A61K 35/12
C12N 5/077

Application no.

07862321.2

Keywords

Admittance - main request (yes) - first auxiliary request (no) - second auxiliary request (yes)
Inventive step - main request (no)
Inventive step - second auxiliary request (yes)
Amendments - allowable (yes)
Sufficiency of disclosure (yes)

Application title

MUSCLE DERIVED CELLS FOR THE TREATMENT OF CARDIAC PATHOLOGIES AND METHODS OF MAKING AND USING THE SAME

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T052717.20220201

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 489 KB)
T 0647/17 () of 25.3.2022

Online on

03.05.2022

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

25.3.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F16L 33/34

Application no.

11707807.1

Keywords

Neuheit - Hauptantrag (ja)
Änderung des Beschwerdevorbringens - Änderung der Patentanmeldung
Änderung des Beschwerdevorbringens - Änderung gibt Anlass zu neuen Einwänden (nein)
Änderung des Beschwerdevorbringens - Änderung der Verfahrensökonomie abträglich (nein)
Zurückverweisung - (ja)
Beschwerdeentscheidung - Zurückverweisung an die erste Instanz (ja)

Application title

Vorrichtung und Verfahren zum Verbinden einer ein Fluid führenden Leitung mit einem benachbarten Bauteil

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T064717.20220325

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 601 KB)
T 0788/17 () of 7.2.2022

Online on

03.05.2022

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

7.2.2022

Proc. language

FR

IPC

B42D 15/00

Application no.

10740386.7

Keywords

Admission d'objections soulevées pour la première fois pendant la procédure orale (non)

Application title

Élément de sécurité à effet de parallaxe

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T078817.20220207

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 276 KB)
T 1574/17 (Mite compositions /KOPPERT) of 28.9.2021

Online on

03.05.2022

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

28.9.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A01K 67/033
A01N 63/00
A01N 35/02

Application no.

12189587.4

Keywords

Main request - novelty (yes), inventive step (yes)
Third party observations - not admitted

Application title

Mite composition comprising a predatory mite and immobilized prey contacted with a fungus reducing agent and methods and uses related to the use of said composition

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T157417.20210928

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 533 KB)
T 2249/17 (Correction des outils/TORNOS) of 26.4.2022

Online on

03.05.2022

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

26.4.2022

Proc. language

FR

IPC

G05B 19/18
G05B 19/404
G05B 19/408
G05B 19/4093

Application no.

11175059.2

Keywords

Clarté - brevet tel que maintenu sous forme modifiée par la division d'opposition (non)

Application title

Correction des outils

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T224917.20220426

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 291 KB)
T 2558/17 () of 8.2.2022

Online on

03.05.2022

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

8.2.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A24D 3/02

Application no.

13157883.3

Keywords

Grounds for opposition - insufficiency of disclosure (no)
Late-filed facts - admitted (no)
Novelty (yes)
Novelty - public prior use
Novelty - availability to the public (no)
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

Method and machine for producing paperless filter rods for smoking articles

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T255817.20220208

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 469 KB)
T 2082/18 (DATA SELECTION BASED ON ATTRIBUTES/AB INITIO TECHNOLOGY LLC) of 27.4.2022

Online on

03.05.2022

Board

3.5.07

Decision date

27.4.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 17/30

Application no.

11760635.0

Keywords

Remittal - fundamental deficiency in first-instance proceedings (yes)

Application title

MANAGING DATA SELECTION BASED ON ATTRIBUTES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T208218.20220427

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 393 KB)
T 1588/19 () of 24.3.2022

Online on

03.05.2022

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

24.3.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01N 33/53
G01N 33/543
G01N 33/569

Application no.

05854636.7

Keywords

Novelty - (no)
Late-filed auxiliary requests - requests withdrawn before the opposition division
Amendments - allowable (no)

Application title

RAPID MICROBIAL DETECTION AND ANTIMICROBIAL SUSCEPTIBILITY TESTING

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T158819.20220324

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 391 KB)
T 1858/16 () of 25.4.2022

Online on

02.05.2022

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

25.4.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61F 13/02

Application no.

03003916.8

Keywords

Claims - clarity
Claims - main request (no)
Claims - clarity
Claims - auxiliary requests 1 to 5 (no)
Late-filed auxiliary requests 6 to 8
Late-filed auxiliary requests - request clearly allowable (no)

Application title

Multi layered wound dressing

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T185816.20220425

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 659 KB)
T 0596/17 () of 30.3.2022

Online on

02.05.2022

Board

3.5.04

Decision date

30.3.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04N 7/26
H03M 7/40

Application no.

10154959.0

Keywords

Main request - amendment after summons - exercise of discretion - admitted
Main request - amendments - added subject-matter (yes)
First to third auxiliary requests - amendment to appeal case - amendment overcomes issues raised (no) - not admitted

Application title

Encoding and decoding methods and devices employing dual codesets

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T059617.20220330

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 358 KB)
T 0737/17 () of 15.3.2022

Online on

02.05.2022

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

15.3.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A61P 31/00
A61P 11/10
A61P 11/12
A61K 36/185
A61K 36/28
A61K 36/25
A61K 36/11
A61K 36/53
A61K 36/235
A61K 36/35
A61K 36/57

Application no.

11773679.3

Keywords

Einspruchsgründe - mangelhafte Offenbarung (nein)
Spät eingereichte Beweismittel

Application title

VERFAHREN ZUR HERSTELLUNG ALKOHOLFREIER PFLANZENBASIERTER ZUSAMMENSETZUNGEN SOWIE AUF DIESE WEISE HERGESTELLTE ZUSAMMENSETZUNGEN UND DEREN VERWENDUNG

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T073717.20220315

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 408 KB)
T 1103/17 (Sicherheitselement / Giesecke+Devrient) of 3.2.2022

Online on

02.05.2022

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

3.2.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G06K 19/06
G03H 1/00
B42D 25/29

Application no.

04029493.6

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hauptantrag (nein)
Spät eingereichter Hilfsantrag 1 - Antrag identisch mit dem im erstinstanzlichen Verfahren nicht zugelassenen Hilfsantrag - Antrag hätte früher eingereicht werden müssen - Antrag wirft neue Probleme auf
Änderung nach Ladung - stichhaltige Gründe (nein)
Änderung nach Ladung - berücksichtigt (nein)

Application title

Sicherheitselement mit Beugungsstruktur und Verfahren zur Herstellung dieses Elements

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T110317.20220203

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 458 KB)
T 1945/17 () of 26.4.2022

Online on

02.05.2022

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

26.4.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F16P 3/14

Application no.

06009281.4

Keywords

Grundlage der Entscheidung - Rücknahme der Zustimmung zur vorgelegten oder gebilligten Fassung des Patents
Grundlage der Entscheidung - Widerruf des Patents

Application title

Schutzeinrichtung für Maschinen, wie Abkantpressen, Schneidemaschinen, Stanzmaschinen oder dergleichen

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T194517.20220426

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 239 KB)
T 2091/17 () of 25.3.2022

Online on

02.05.2022

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

25.3.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61F 2/24
A61F 2/95

Application no.

11805348.7

Keywords

Amendments - main request
Amendments - allowable (no)
Amendments - auxiliary requests 4, 5, 6
Amendments - allowable (no)
Amendments - auxiliary request 7
Amendments - allowable (yes)
Novelty - auxiliary requests 1, 2, 3, 3A (no)
Inventive step - auxiliary request 7 (yes)

Application title

SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR POSITIONING A HEART VALVE USING VISUAL MARKERS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T209117.20220325

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 401 KB)
T 2302/17 () of 9.3.2022

Online on

02.05.2022

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

9.3.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61C 1/08
A61C 9/00

Application no.

10188227.2

Keywords

Inventive step - main request (no)
Inventive step - 4th auxiliary request (no)
Inventive step - 6th auxiliary request (no)
Inventive step - 7th auxiliary request (yes)
Claims - clarity (no)
Claims - 1st to 3rd auxiliary requests (no)
Claims - 5th auxiliary request (no)
Claims - 5a auxiliary request (no)
Amendment after summons - taken into account (no)

Application title

A method of providing a patient-specific dental fixture-mating arrangement

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T230217.20220309

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 389 KB)
T 1135/18 () of 31.1.2022

Online on

02.05.2022

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

31.1.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07D 307/20
C07D 309/10
A01N 25/30

Application no.

11749301.5

Keywords

Novelty - all requests (no)
Statement of grounds of appeal - appellant's complete case (no)
Amendment of the appellant's case after summons - exceptional circumstances (no) - admitted (no)

Application title

AGROCHEMICAL ADJUVANTS AND FORMULATIONS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T113518.20220131

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 413 KB)
T 1219/18 () of 20.4.2022

Online on

02.05.2022

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

20.4.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B66B 1/46
B66B 1/48

Application no.

08166222.3

Keywords

Einspruchsgründe - mangelhafte Offenbarung (nein)
Neuheit - (ja)
Rückzahlung der Beschwerdegebühr - (nein)
Zurückverweisung - besondere Gründe für Zurückverweisung
vorrangiges Ziel des Beschwerdeverfahrens

Application title

Aufzugsanlage zur Beförderung von Aufzugsbenutzern in einem Gebäudeareal

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T121918.20220420

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 342 KB)
T 1538/18 (Acquiring setting information/FUJITSU) of 26.4.2022

Online on

02.05.2022

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

26.4.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04W 48/14
H04N 7/18
H04M 1/725

Application no.

12153235.2

Keywords

Decision in written proceedings: cancellation of hearing following appellant's announcement of non-attendance
Novelty - main and 1st auxiliary requests (yes)
Inventive step - main and 1st auxiliary requests (no)
Added subject-matter - 2nd auxiliary request (yes)

Application title

Computer readable storage medium, information communication device and link method

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T153818.20220426

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 2 MB)
T 2151/18 () of 5.4.2022

Online on

02.05.2022

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

5.4.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

D02G 1/12
D02G 3/34

Application no.

11773421.0

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (nein)

Application title

VERFAHREN UND VORRICHTUNG ZUR HERSTELLUNG VON EINEM GEKRÄUSELTEN MULTIFILEN FADEN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T215118.20220405

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 323 KB)
T 2152/18 (Infant formulae/NUTRICIA) of 25.4.2022

Online on

02.05.2022

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

25.4.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A23L 33/00
C13K 5/00
A23L 33/10

Application no.

12723757.6

Keywords

Grounds for opposition - insufficiency of disclosure (no)
Remittal - (yes)

Application title

INFANT FORMULAE AND THEIR PREPARATIONS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T215218.20220425

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 307 KB)
T 3032/18 (Nutritional emulsions/ABBOTT) of 10.3.2022

Online on

02.05.2022

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

10.3.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A23L 33/00
A23L 33/10
A23L 33/17
A23L 33/20

Application no.

14169084.2

Keywords

Main request: admission (yes)
Main request: added matter (no)
Main request: inventive step (yes)

Application title

Nutritional emulsions comprising calcium HMB and soluble protein

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T303218.20220310

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 364 KB)
T 0088/19 (Feed composition for salmonids/EWOS) of 22.3.2022

Online on

02.05.2022

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

22.3.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A23K 50/80
A23K 20/147
A61P 31/12
A23K 20/158
A23K 20/153
A61P 1/14

Application no.

08712666.0

Keywords

Feed composition for use in a therapeutic treatment - claim construction
Novelty - main request and auxiliary requests 2 to 12
Novelty - (no)
Amendment after summons - exceptional circumstances
Amendment after summons - auxiliary request 1 (no)

Application title

FEED COMPOSITION FOR SALMONIDS AND USES THEREOF

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T008819.20220322

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 320 KB)
T 0369/19 () of 11.2.2022

Online on

02.05.2022

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

11.2.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08L 27/04
C08K 3/26
C08K 5/053
C08K 5/26
C08K 5/56

Application no.

11812176.3

Keywords

Late-filed evidence - experimental data could have been filed in first instance proceedings (no)
Late-filed evidence - admitted (yes)
Sufficiency of disclosure - (yes)
Inventive step - main request (yes)
Inventive step - unexpected improvement shown

Application title

VINYL-CHLORIDE-BASED RESIN COMPOSITION FOR TRANSPARENT PRODUCT

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T036919.20220211

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 361 KB)
T 0406/19 () of 4.2.2022

Online on

02.05.2022

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

4.2.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C08L 31/04
C08L 9/00

Application no.

13756291.4

Keywords

Spät eingereichte Beweismittel (teilweise zugelassen)
Neuheit (Ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit (Ja)
Nach der Ladung eingereichte Einwände der mangelnden erfinderischen Tätigkeit (nicht zugelassen)

Application title

FLAMMGESCHÜTZTE POLYMERE ZUSAMMENSETZUNG

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T040619.20220204

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 486 KB)
T 0919/19 () of 25.4.2022

Online on

02.05.2022

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

25.4.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G02B 5/18
B42D 15/00

Application no.

08715761.6

Keywords

Neuheit - Hauptantrag (nein)
Spät eingereichter Antrag - Antrag hätte bereits im erstinstanzlichen Verfahren vorgebracht werden können (ja)
Spät eingereichter Antrag - Antrag eindeutig gewährbar (nein)
Spät eingereichter Antrag - zugelassen (nein)

Application title

GITTERBILD

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T091919.20220425

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 310 KB)
T 1664/19 () of 1.4.2022

Online on

02.05.2022

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

1.4.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A24B 3/14
A24C 5/18
A24F 47/00
A24D 3/06
A24B 15/12
A24B 15/16
A24B 15/30
A24D 1/00

Application no.

12730817.9

Keywords

Admissibility of appeal - appeal sufficiently substantiated (yes)
Novelty - main and first request (no)
Novelty - auxiliary request 2 (yes)
Claims - clarity
Claims - auxiliary request 2 (yes)
Amendments - auxiliary request 2
Amendments - allowable (yes)
Sufficiency of disclosure - (yes)
Inventive step - auxiliary request 2 (yes)
Amendment after summons - taken into account (no)
Statement of grounds of appeal - party's complete case

Application title

RODS FOR USE IN SMOKING ARTICLES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T166419.20220401

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D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 525 KB)
T 1689/19 () of 1.4.2022

Online on

02.05.2022

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

1.4.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B65B 53/06
F27D 5/00

Application no.

13163312.5

Keywords

Spät eingereichte Beweismittel - zugelassen (nein)
Behauptete offenkundige Vorbenutzung - Stand der Technik (nein)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)

Application title

Schrumpfvorrichtung mit Blendenleiste

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T168919.20220401

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D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 459 KB)
T 2087/19 () of 8.2.2022

Online on

02.05.2022

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

8.2.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08L 23/10
C08L 23/12
C08L 23/08

Application no.

13714630.4

Keywords

Inventive step - Main request (no)
Inventive step - Seventh to twelfth auxiliary requests (no)
Amendments - First to sixth auxiliary requests
Amendments - allowable (no)

Application title

HIGH FLOW THERMOPLASTIC POLYOLEFIN WITH BALANCED MECHANICAL PERFORMANCE AND LOW SHRINKAGE AND CLTE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T208719.20220208

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D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 418 KB)
T 2246/19 (Sparse graph creation/NTT) of 17.3.2022

Online on

02.05.2022

Board

3.5.07

Decision date

17.3.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H03M 13/11
H03M 13/03

Application no.

14855171.6

Keywords

Sufficiency of disclosure - technical effect not claimed

Application title

Sparse graph creation device and sparse graph creation method

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T224619.20220317

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 290 KB)
T 2963/19 (Liposomal irinotecan/IPSEN) of 18.3.2022

Online on

02.05.2022

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

18.3.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 9/00
A61K 31/4745
A61K 31/513
A61K 31/517
A61P 35/00

Application no.

13731230.2

Keywords

Priority - same invention (no)
Sufficiency of disclosure - plausibility (yes)
Inventive step - (no)
Inventive step - closest prior art
Inventive step - reasonable expectation of success of clinical trial

Application title

METHODS FOR TREATING PANCREATIC CANCER USING COMBINATION THERAPIES COMPRISING LIPOSOMAL IRINOTECAN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T296319.20220318

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 510 KB)
T 3209/19 (Protein and lipid-comprising composition/Nutricia) of 3.2.2022

Online on

02.05.2022

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

3.2.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A23D 9/00
A61K 38/01
A61K 38/17
A61K 47/46
A61K 36/48
A23L 33/18
A23L 33/185
A23L 33/19
A23J 3/14
A61K 38/16
A61K 9/00
A61K 35/20
A23L 33/00

Application no.

13760131.6

Keywords

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

Application title

METHOD FOR PRODUCING A PROTEIN AND LIPID COMPRISING COMPOSITION WITH REDUCED DIGESTIVE COAGULATION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T320919.20220203

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 425 KB)
T 0866/20 () of 26.4.2022

Online on

02.05.2022

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

26.4.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B29C 70/50

Application no.

12193434.3

Keywords

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

Application title

Method and apparatus for forming a curved prepreg strip

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T086620.20220426

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 232 KB)
T 1745/20 (Extensible sync framework/MICROSOFT) of 17.3.2022

Online on

02.05.2022

Board

3.5.07

Decision date

17.3.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 17/30

Application no.

13771334.3

Keywords

Novelty - main request (yes)
Inventive step - main request
Inventive step - not rendered obvious by D3
Remittal - (yes)

Application title

Sync framework extensibility

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T174520.20220317

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 300 KB)

April 2022

D 0026/21 () of 26.4.2022

Online on

29.04.2022

Board

DBA

Decision date

26.4.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

-

Application no.

-

Keywords

-

Application title

-

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:D002621.20220426

Distribution

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 433 KB)
G 0004/19 (Doppelpatentierung) of 22.6.2021

Online on

29.04.2022

Board

EBA

Decision date

22.6.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 35/74
A23L 1/30
A61P 37/08
A61P 1/12

Application no.

10718590.2

Keywords

Zulässigkeit der Vorlagen (bejaht)
Auslegung des Artikels 125 EPÜ
Keine Verfahrensvorschrift im Übereinkommen
Ergänzende Auslegungsmittel nach dem Wiener Übereinkommen über das Recht der Verträge
Rechtsgrundlage für eine Zurückweisung nach Artikel 97 (2) EPÜ wegen Doppelpatentierung

Application title

-

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:G000419.20210622

Distribution

A

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 184 KB)
G 0004/19 (Double protection par brevet) of 22.6.2021

Online on

29.04.2022

Board

EBA

Decision date

22.6.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 35/74
A23L 1/30
A61P 37/08
A61P 1/12

Application no.

10718590.2

Keywords

Interprétation de l'article 125 CBE
Absence d'une disposition de procédure dans la Convention
Moyens complémentaires d'interprétation en vertu de la Convention de Vienne sur le droit des traités
Base juridique d'un rejet au titre de l'article 97(2) CBE pour cause de double protection par brevet

Application title

-

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:G000419.20210622

Distribution

A

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 207 KB)
T 0112/19 (Kalanchoe hybrids/SLEIKERMAN BREEDING et al.) of 30.3.2022

Online on

29.04.2022

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

30.3.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A01H 5/02

Application no.

05077885.1

Keywords

Exceptions to patentability - (no)
Remittal - special reasons for remittal

Application title

Double-type kalanchoe interspecific hybrids

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T011219.20220330

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 279 KB)
T 0428/19 () of 23.2.2022

Online on

29.04.2022

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

23.2.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C08G 18/18
C08G 18/40
C08G 18/48
C08G 18/63
C08G 18/66
C08G 18/79
C08K 3/32
C08K 5/00
C08K 5/521
C08K 5/523
C08K 5/524
C08K 5/5333
C08J 9/00

Application no.

13737252.0

Keywords

Spät eingereichte Beweismittel - eingereicht mit der Beschwerdeerwiderung
Spät eingereichte Beweismittel - zugelassen (ja)
Änderung nach Ladung - außergewöhnliche Umstände (nein)
Änderungen - unzulässige Erweiterung (nein)
Ausreichende Offenbarung - (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Verbesserung für gesamte beanspruchte Breite glaubhaft
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hauptantrag (nein)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hilfsantrag (ja)

Application title

POLYURETHANSCHAUMSTOFFE ENTHALTEND PHOSPHORVERBINDUNGEN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T042819.20220223

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 574 KB)
T 0262/17 () of 21.3.2022

Online on

28.04.2022

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

21.3.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C10M 169/04
C10N 30/04
C10N 30/06
C10N 40/25

Application no.

11155906.8

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)
Statement of grounds of appeal and reply
Statement of grounds of appeal - party's complete case (no)
Late-filed submissions - admitted (no)
Late-filed auxiliary request - admitted (no)

Application title

Lubricant compositions for improved engine performance

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T026217.20220321

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 528 KB)
T 0499/18 (Compositions and methods for treating cancer/ ONCOMED) of 6.4.2022

Online on

28.04.2022

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

6.4.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 39/395

Application no.

08779934.2

Keywords

Main request - sufficiency of disclosure (yes);
remittal of the case to the opposition division (yes)

Application title

Compositions and methods for treating and diagnosing cancer

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T049918.20220406

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 425 KB)
T 0948/18 () of 3.2.2022

Online on

28.04.2022

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

3.2.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F16L 19/028
B60T 17/04

Application no.

13183804.7

Keywords

Neuheit (Hauptantrag: ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit (Hauptantrag: ja)

Application title

Rohrschraube zur Befestigung einer Rohrleitung und ein Verfahren zur Herstellung einer solchen Rohrschraube

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T094818.20220203

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 373 KB)
T 1562/18 () of 22.4.2022

Online on

28.04.2022

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

22.4.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H02J 3/32
H02J 7/34

Application no.

07847607.4

Keywords

Claims - clarity after amendment (yes)
Sufficiency of disclosure - after amendment (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

Electricity Supply Apparatus of an Industrial Site

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T156218.20220422

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 372 KB)
T 1738/18 (Sample preparation for MALDI-MS/SHIMADZU) of 9.2.2022

Online on

28.04.2022

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

9.2.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01J 49/16
H01J 49/04
H01J 49/00
G01N 27/62
G01N 27/64

Application no.

07828875.0

Keywords

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

Application title

METHOD OF PREPARING SAMPLE FOR MATRIX-ASSISTED LASER DESORPTION IONIZATION MASS SPECTROMETRY AND MATRIX-ASSISTED LASER DESORPTION IONIZATION MASS SPECTROMETRY

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T173818.20220209

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 327 KB)
T 0250/19 () of 17.2.2022

Online on

28.04.2022

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

17.2.2022

Proc. language

FR

IPC

A61B 17/16

Application no.

11188050.6

Keywords

Activité inventive - (oui)
Modifications - extension de la protection (non)
Faits produits tardivement - requête aurait pu être produite en première instance (oui)
Objection soumise tardivement - recevable (non)
Preuves produites tardivement - requête aurait pu être produite en première instance (oui)
Droit d'être entendu - procédure orale sous forme de visioconférence

Application title

Fraiseuse orthopédique de préparation osseuse, en particulier de préparation glénoïdienne

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T025019.20220217

Distribution

C

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 720 KB)
T 2171/19 (Estrogen assay/QUEST) of 11.3.2022

Online on

28.04.2022

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

11.3.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 31/568
C12Q 1/68
G01N 33/68

Application no.

09835643.9

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)

Application title

MASS SPECTROMETRY ASSAY FOR ESTROGENIC COMPOUNDS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T217119.20220311

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 308 KB)
T 2914/19 () of 23.3.2022

Online on

28.04.2022

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

23.3.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B60S 1/34
B60S 1/52

Application no.

15193771.1

Keywords

Neue Argumentationslinie nach Ladung - außergewöhnliche Umstände (nein) - stichhaltige Gründe (nein)
Ausführungen einer Begleitperson während der mündlichen Verhandlung - (nein)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hauptantrag (ja)

Application title

WISCHARMVORRICHTUNG

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T291419.20220323

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 370 KB)
T 0317/20 (NGF antagonist for treatment of osteoarthritis/RINAT) of 29.7.2021

Online on

27.04.2022

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

29.7.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 39/395
A61P 19/02
A61P 29/02
C07K 16/22

Application no.

10184427.2

Keywords

Intervention of assumed infringer - notice of intervention
Intervention of the assumed infringer - admissibility of intervention during appeal proceedings
Intervention of the assumed infringer - admissible (yes)
Sufficiency of disclosure - (no)
Amendment after summons - exceptional circumstances (no)
Amendment after summons - cogent reasons (no)
Amendment after summons - taken into account (no)

Application title

Methods for treating osteoarthitis pain by administering a nerve growth factor antagonist and compositions containing the same

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T031720.20210729

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 484 KB)
T 1990/18 (Animal models/KYMAB) of 5.11.2021

Online on

26.04.2022

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

5.11.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A01K 67/027
C07K 16/00
C07K 16/46
C12N 15/85

Application no.

12171793.8

Keywords

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

Application title

Animal models and therapeutic molecules

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T199018.20211105

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 425 KB)
T 2201/19 (BEDIENSYSTEM BEI EINEM SCHIENENFAHRZEUG / Siemens Mobility) of 2.3.2022

Online on

26.04.2022

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

2.3.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B61L 15/00

Application no.

13771411.9

Keywords

Änderung veranlasst durch Einspruchsgrund - Hauptantrag
Änderung veranlasst durch Einspruchsgrund - (nein)
Spät eingereichte Hilfsanträge - Wechsel des Gegenstandes
Spät eingereichte Hilfsanträge - Hilfsanträge 1-3
Spät eingereichte Hilfsanträge - (ja)
Spät eingereichte Hilfsanträge - Wechsel des Gegenstandes
Spät eingereichte Hilfsanträge - Hilfsantrag 4 (nein)

Application title

BEDIENSYSTEM ZUR BEDIENUNG VON FUNKTIONSEINHEITEN BEI EINEM SCHIENENFAHRZEUG

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T220119.20220302

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 387 KB)
T 2165/17 (Multiband wireless device / Ignion) of 10.2.2022

Online on

25.04.2022

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

10.2.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01Q 1/24
H01Q 9/02
H01Q 5/00

Application no.

09777590.2

Keywords

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

Application title

ANTENNALESS WIRELESS DEVICE CAPABLE OF OPERATION IN MULTIPLE FREQUENCY REGIONS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T216517.20220210

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 373 KB)
T 2621/17 () of 25.3.2022

Online on

25.04.2022

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

25.3.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01L 33/50

Application no.

10184754.9

Keywords

Amendments - added subject-matter (no)
Priority - partial priority (yes)
Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)
Claims - support in the description (yes)
Late-filed ground for opposition (sufficiency of disclosure) - admitted (no)

Application title

Light emitting device and display

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T262117.20220325

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 490 KB)
T 0046/20 (Lyophilized preparation of botulinum toxin / MEDY-TOX) of 6.4.2022

Online on

25.04.2022

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

6.4.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 9/19
A61K 38/48
A61K 47/02
A61K 47/18
A61K 47/26

Application no.

12765216.2

Keywords

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

Application title

LYOPHILIZED PREPARATION OF BOTULINUM TOXIN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T004620.20220406

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 311 KB)
T 0127/20 () of 12.4.2022

Online on

25.04.2022

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

12.4.2022

Proc. language

FR

IPC

A63C 5/06
A63C 5/075
F16F 9/516
F16F 9/20

Application no.

15175334.0

Keywords

Recevabilité de l'opposition (non)

Application title

PLANCHE DE GLISSE EQUIPÉ D'UN DISPOSITIF AMORTISSEUR

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T012720.20220412

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 297 KB)
T 2589/16 (Cross-species CD3 antibody/AMGEN) of 16.11.2021

Online on

22.04.2022

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

16.11.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07K 16/28
C07K 16/46
C07K 14/705
C07K 16/30
C07K 16/32
C07K 16/08
C07K 16/10
C07K 16/42
A61K 39/395
A61P 35/00
A61P 35/02
A61P 31/12
A61P 31/14

Application no.

08735001.3

Keywords

Late-filed main request and auxiliary requests 20A, 20B, 20C, 20D
Late-filed auxiliary requests - admitted (no)
Auxiliary request 21 - Priority - same invention (yes); Amendments - allowable (yes); Sufficiency of disclosure - (yes); Inventive step - (yes)
Late-filed objection - submitted during oral proceedings
Late-filed objection - admitted (no)
Late-filed objection - inadequately substantiated
Late-filed objection - admitted (no)

Application title

Cross-species-specific CD3-epsilon binding domain

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T258916.20211116

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 692 KB)
T 2622/17 () of 25.3.2022

Online on

22.04.2022

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

25.3.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C09K 11/77
H01L 33/50
H01L 33/56

Application no.

10158416.7

Keywords

Amendments - added subject-matter (yes)

Application title

Light emitting device and display

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T262217.20220325

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 324 KB)
T 2416/18 (Cross-neutralsing antibodies/POMONA RICERCA) of 14.9.2021

Online on

22.04.2022

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

14.9.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07K 16/10
A61P 31/16
G01N 33/569
G01N 33/577
C07K 16/14
C12N 15/74
G01N 33/68
A61K 47/68
C07K 16/42

Application no.

09722394.5

Keywords

Main request - sufficiency of disclosure (no);
auxiliary request 1 - admitted (no)

Application title

Monoclonal antibodies capable of reacting with a plurality of influenza virus A subtypes

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T241618.20210914

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 474 KB)
T 1191/19 (Neuronal plasticity/INSTITUTGUTTMANN) of 1.4.2022

Online on

22.04.2022

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

1.4.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 19/00
A61B 5/16

Application no.

08877672.9

Keywords

Late-filed evidence - documents could have been filed in first instance proceedings (yes)
Late-filed evidence - admitted (no)
Inventive step - (no)
Sufficiency of disclosure - (no)

Application title

METHOD AND SYSTEM TO SAFELY GUIDE INTERVENTIONS IN PROCEDURES THE SUBSTRATE WHEREOF IS NEURONAL PLASTICITY

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T119119.20220401

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 349 KB)
T 1861/19 () of 4.3.2022

Online on

22.04.2022

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

4.3.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A01F 29/00
A01K 5/00

Application no.

13747890.5

Keywords

Novelty - main request (no)
Auxiliary requests - admitted (no)

Application title

PROCESSING OF BLOCKS OR BALES OF FEED

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T186119.20220304

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 368 KB)
T 1691/16 () of 1.2.2022

Online on

21.04.2022

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

1.2.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61F 13/00
A61F 13/02

Application no.

06770227.4

Keywords

Grounds for opposition - added subject-matter (yes)
Amendment after summons - taken into account (no)
Amendment after summons - exceptional circumstances (no)

Application title

WOUND DRESSING

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T169116.20220201

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 376 KB)
T 1700/16 (Induction heating / LG Electronics) of 31.1.2022

Online on

21.04.2022

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

31.1.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H05B 6/36
H05B 6/12

Application no.

07118254.7

Keywords

Amendment to appeal case - main request, auxiliary requests 1, 1a, 2, 3, 4
Amendment to appeal case - amendment gives rise to new objections (yes)
Amendment to appeal case - auxiliary request 14
Amendment to appeal case - reformatio in peius (yes)
Amendments - auxiliary requests 5
Amendments - 13
Amendments - extension beyond the content of the application as filed (yes)
Amendments - auxiliary requests 5
Amendments - 13
Amendments - added subject-matter (yes)

Application title

A cooking device having an induction heating element

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T170016.20220131

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 662 KB)
T 0685/17 (Wind sensor System / SSB WIND SYSTEMS) of 20.1.2022

Online on

21.04.2022

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

20.1.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F03D 7/04
F03D 11/00
G01P 5/00
G01P 13/02

Application no.

10775762.7

Keywords

Inventive step - (yes)
Late-filed evidence - submitted with the statement of grounds of appeal

Application title

Wind sensor system using blade signals

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T068517.20220120

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 312 KB)
T 1742/17 (A METHOD OF FORMING ALKOXYLATED FLOUROALCOHOLS/Chemguard) of 15.2.2022

Online on

21.04.2022

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

15.2.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07C 41/03
C07C 43/12
C07C 231/12
C07C 303/40

Application no.

08856599.9

Keywords

Admissibility of appeal: yes
Statement of grounds of appeal - party's complete case
Inventive step - main request (no)
Inventive step - auxiliary request (yes)
Amendment after summons - exercise of discretion

Application title

A METHOD OF FORMING ALKOXYLATED FLOUROALCOHOLS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T174217.20220215

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 361 KB)
T 2741/17 (Induktiver Sensor / ZF CV Systems) of 17.1.2022

Online on

21.04.2022

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

17.1.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G01P 1/02
B29C 45/14
B29C 45/00

Application no.

07724724.5

Keywords

Einspruchsgründe - Hauptantrag
Einspruchsgründe - mangelhafte Offenbarung (ja)
Änderung des Beschwerdevorbringens - Hilfsanträge 1-4
Änderung des Beschwerdevorbringens - rechtfertigende Gründe des Beteiligten (nein)
Änderung des Beschwerdevorbringens - Eignung der Änderung zur Lösung der aufgeworfenen Fragen (nein)

Application title

INDUKTIVER SENSOR

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T274117.20220117

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 379 KB)
T 0537/18 () of 3.3.2022

Online on

21.04.2022

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

3.3.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61F 13/42
A61F 13/15
A61F 13/49

Application no.

11814443.5

Keywords

Inventive step - main request (no)
Inventive step - auxiliary request 1 (no)
Amendments - auxiliary requests 2 to 4
Amendments - added subject-matter (yes)

Application title

DISPOSABLE ITEM OF CLOTHING

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T053718.20220303

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 397 KB)
T 1368/18 () of 10.3.2022

Online on

21.04.2022

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

10.3.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07C 1/24
C07C 15/46

Application no.

10709097.9

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)

Application title

DEHYDRATION OF 1-PHENYL ETHANOL

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T136818.20220310

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 337 KB)
T 1380/18 () of 1.4.2022

Online on

21.04.2022

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

1.4.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

D06F 43/00
D06F 43/08
D06L 1/02

Application no.

06773606.6

Keywords

Novelty - (yes)

Application title

SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR DRY CLEANING ARTICLES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T138018.20220401

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 333 KB)
T 0760/19 () of 11.2.2022

Online on

21.04.2022

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

11.2.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F16C 41/00
F16C 19/52
G05B 19/4093

Application no.

08861511.7

Keywords

Grounds for opposition - added subject-matter (no)
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

RFID SYSTEM AND BEARING COMPONENTS FOR ROLLING MILL

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T076019.20220211

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 339 KB)
T 1808/19 () of 1.4.2022

Online on

21.04.2022

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

1.4.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A47L 15/44

Application no.

09777177.8

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - nicht naheliegende Lösung

Application title

DOSIERSYSTEM FÜR EINE GESCHIRRSPÜLMASCHINE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T180819.20220401

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 332 KB)
T 2185/19 () of 21.1.2022

Online on

21.04.2022

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

21.1.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B29C 39/14
B29B 15/12
B29C 39/16
B29C 39/18
B01J 13/00
F16L 59/02

Application no.

14182267.6

Keywords

Admittance of auxiliary requests (auxiliary requests 17 to 36, 38 to 40: no, auxiliary requests 37, 41: yes)
Admittance of late-filed objection (no)
Clarity (auxiliary request 37: no, auxiliary request 41: yes)
Compliance with Article 76(1) EPC (main request and auxiliary requests 1 to 16: no, auxiliary request 41: yes)
Extension of protection (auxiliary request 41: no)
Remittal to the department of first instance (yes)

Application title

Methods to produce gel sheets

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T218519.20220121

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 1 MB)
J 0014/21 () of 13.4.2022

Online on

20.04.2022

Board

3.1.01

Decision date

13.4.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61M 21/00
A61B 5/00
G06F 3/01

Application no.

19749424.8

Keywords

International (PCT) application - restoration of the right of priority - admissibility
Request for further processing
Failure to observe time limits for restoration of the right of priority and for entering in the European phase
"Understandings relating to certain provisions" adopted by PCT Assembly as legislator
Authentic interpretation of PCT Rules by PCT Assembly
Time limit ending on Easter Monday
Primary object of appeal proceedings to review decision
"Eventualmaxime"
Factual basis of impugned decision on restoration of the right of priority may not be changed in appeal proceedings
Re-establishment of rights - (no)
Re-establishment of rights - all due care (no)
Re-establishment of rights - due care on the part of the professional representative
Professional representative's failure to clarify client's instructions
No substitution during absence of professional representative

Application title

METHOD OF DEVELOPMENT OF CONCENTRATIONS AND DEVICE PRK-1U FOR ITS IMPLEMENTATION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:J001421.20220413

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 636 KB)
T 0857/18 () of 11.3.2022

Online on

20.04.2022

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

11.3.2022

Proc. language

FR

IPC

C08G 69/26
C08G 69/28
C08G 69/36
C08L 77/06
C08J 3/12
C08K 3/32
B32B 27/34

Application no.

09740442.0

Keywords

Admission de documents - (Oui)
Recevabilité - Requête principale (Oui)
Activité inventive - Requête principale (Non)
Activité inventive - Requête subsidiaire 24 (Non)
Recevabilité - Requêtes subsidiaires 36 à 47 (Non)
Recevabilité - Requête subsidiaire 24 (Oui) - l'objet de la discussion reste inchangé

Application title

POLYAMIDE SEMI-AROMATIQUE À TERMINAISON DE CHAÎNE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T085718.20220311

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 430 KB)
T 0114/19 () of 11.2.2022

Online on

20.04.2022

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

11.2.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F28D 9/00
F28F 9/007
F28F 9/00

Application no.

13198883.4

Keywords

Novelty - (yes)
Novelty - main request (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)
Inventive step - ex post facto analysis
Inventive step - problem and solution approach
Inventive step - common general knowledge
Inventive step - non-obvious modification
Inventive step - main request (yes)
Amendment after summons - exceptional circumstances (no)
Amendment after summons - taken into account (no)

Application title

Plate heat exchanger with mounting flange

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T011419.20220211

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 595 KB)
T 0259/19 () of 12.4.2022

Online on

20.04.2022

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

12.4.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

E05F 3/12
E05F 3/10

Application no.

03004486.1

Keywords

-

Application title

Türantrieb

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T025919.20220412

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 237 KB)
T 0980/19 () of 19.10.2021

Online on

20.04.2022

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

19.10.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07F 5/02
C07F 5/04
C07C 7/00
C07K 5/06
C07K 5/08
C07K 5/078
A61K 38/00
A61K 38/05
A61K 31/69
A61P 35/00
A61P 29/00
C07K 7/02

Application no.

10006835.2

Keywords

Allegation of public prior use and accompanying evidence - filed for the first time in appeal
Inventive step
Sufficiency of disclosure
Amendments
Request to continue proceeding in writing
Objection under Rule 106 EPC

Application title

FORMULATION OF BORONIC ACID COMPOUNDS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T098019.20211019

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 1 MB)
T 2114/19 (Electrical steel plate/Baoshan) of 2.3.2022

Online on

20.04.2022

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

2.3.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C22C 38/06
C22C 38/60
C22C 33/04
C22C 38/00
C22C 38/02
C21D 8/12
C21D 9/46
C21D 6/00
B21B 1/00
C22C 38/04
H01F 1/16

Application no.

12871249.4

Keywords

Novelty - main request (no)
Novelty - public prior use (no)
Inventive step - auxiliary request (yes)
Amendment after summons - exceptional circumstances (no)
Amendment after summons - taken into account (no)

Application title

NON-ORIENTED ELECTRICAL STEEL PLATE AND MANUFACTURING PROCESS THEREFOR

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T211419.20220302

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 381 KB)
J 0013/21 () of 8.3.2022

Online on

19.04.2022

Board

3.1.01

Decision date

8.3.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61B 17/50

Application no.

16908348.2

Keywords

Bank transfer - request for correction in payment under Rule 139 EPC
Re-establishment of rights - entry into the European phase
Principle of legitimate expectations

Application title

SYSTEM, APPARATUS, AND METHOD FOR FOLLICULAR UNIT EXTRACTION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:J001321.20220308

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 349 KB)
T 2077/18 (Unitary pharmaceutical dosage form/GILEAD) of 13.1.2022

Online on

19.04.2022

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

13.1.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 9/24
A61K 9/26
A61K 31/675
A61K 31/513
A61K 31/535
A61P 31/18

Application no.

11167101.2

Keywords

Reimbursement of the appeal fees - No
Admission of documents
Main request - Inventive step (No)
Auxiliary requests 1-3, 3A - Inventive step (No)
Auxiliary requests 4A, 4, 4B - Extension of the subject-matter (Yes)
Auxiliary request 5 - Inventive step (No)
Auxiliary request 6 - Extension of the subject-matter (Yes)

Application title

Unitary pharmaceutical dosage form comprising Tenofovir DF

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T207718.20220113

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 522 KB)
T 0574/19 (Process for forming solid oral dosage forms of solifenacin / KRKA) of 18.1.2022

Online on

19.04.2022

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

18.1.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 9/20
A61K 9/28
A61K 31/439

Application no.

10705984.2

Keywords

Late-filed evidence - admitted (no)
Inventive step - main request, auxiliary requests I, II (no)
Inventive step - auxiliary request III (yes)

Application title

PROCESS FOR FORMING SOLID ORAL DOSAGE FORMS OF SOLIFENACIN AND ITS PHARMACEUTICALLY ACCEPTABLE SALTS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T057419.20220118

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 430 KB)
T 0263/16 () of 11.1.2022

Online on

14.04.2022

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

11.1.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 31/164
A61K 31/165
A61K 31/357
A23L 1/30
A61K 45/06
A61P 1/00
A61K 31/231
A61K 31/23

Application no.

08852202.4

Keywords

New auxiliary request - admitted (yes)
Amendments - added subject-matter (no)
Claims - lack of clarity no ground for opposition
Sufficiency of disclosure - undue burden (no)
Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - non-obvious alternative

Application title

TREATMENT OF ORAL PHARYNGEAL DYSPHAGIA

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T026316.20220111

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 509 KB)
T 1598/16 (Bacteriophage for acne treatment/MICREOS) of 25.1.2022

Online on

14.04.2022

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

25.1.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 35/76
C12N 7/00

Application no.

06755735.5

Keywords

Amendments - added subject-matter (MR: yes)
Amendment after summons - taken into account (no)
Sufficiency of disclosure - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

BACTERIOPHAGE AND THEIR USES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T159816.20220125

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 380 KB)
T 2303/17 (Virtual display areas/ATI) of 14.1.2022

Online on

14.04.2022

Board

3.5.06

Decision date

14.1.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 9/44

Application no.

10836882.0

Keywords

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

Application title

APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR PARTITIONING A DISPLAY SURFACE INTO A PLURALITY OF VIRTUAL DISPLAY AREAS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T230317.20220114

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 303 KB)
T 0476/18 (DRUG ELUTING DEVICE / INVATEC) of 18.3.2022

Online on

14.04.2022

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

18.3.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61L 29/06
A61L 29/16
A61M 25/10

Application no.

10700525.8

Keywords

New main request filed during oral proceedings - admitted (no)

Application title

DRUG ELUTING MEDICAL DEVICE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T047618.20220318

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 330 KB)
T 0918/18 () of 29.3.2022

Online on

14.04.2022

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

29.3.2022

Proc. language

FR

IPC

F42B 12/70

Application no.

03291310.5

Keywords

Activité inventive - (oui)
Activité inventive - analyse a posteriori
Activité inventive - approche problème-solution
Activité inventive - combinaison non évidente de caractéristiques connues
Possibilité d'exécuter l'invention - (oui)
Possibilité d'exécuter l'invention - exposé de l'invention permettant sa mise en oeuvre (oui)
Revendications - absence de clarté pas un motif d'opposition
Revendications - clarté dans la procédure d'opposition
Modifications - admises (oui)
Modifications - extension au-delà du contenu de la demande telle que déposée (non)
Modifications - généralisation intermédiaire
Faits produits tardivement - avec les motifs du recours
Faits produits tardivement - recevables (non)
Faits produits tardivement - économie de procédure

Application title

Munition de masquage

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T091818.20220329

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 418 KB)
T 0335/19 () of 9.3.2022

Online on

14.04.2022

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

9.3.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F02K 1/38
F02K 1/76

Application no.

12172297.9

Keywords

Claims - clarity (yes)
Amendments - extension beyond the content of the application as filed (no)
Inventive step - (yes)
Late-filed evidence - error in use of discretion at first instance (no)

Application title

Apparatus for linear actuation of flow altering components of jet engine nozzle

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T033519.20220309

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 359 KB)
T 0391/19 () of 25.3.2022

Online on

14.04.2022

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

25.3.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G02B 23/24
G06T 7/00
G01M 5/00

Application no.

14158803.8

Keywords

Amendments - extension of protection (yes)
Amendment after summons - exceptional circumstances (no)

Application title

Turbomachine component monitoring system and method

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T039119.20220325

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 331 KB)
T 0682/19 () of 22.3.2022

Online on

14.04.2022

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

22.3.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A47L 9/14

Application no.

09176472.0

Keywords

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

Application title

Staubsaugerbeutel und Verfahren zur Herstellung eines Staubsaugerbeutels

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T068219.20220322

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 375 KB)
T 0887/19 () of 7.4.2022

Online on

14.04.2022

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

7.4.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

H02K 3/24
F04D 25/08
F04D 13/06

Application no.

06818893.7

Keywords

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

Application title

Motorkreiselpumpe

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T088719.20220407

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 420 KB)
T 0943/19 (FISCHER-TROPSCH/IFP-ENI) of 14.3.2022

Online on

14.04.2022

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

14.3.2022

Proc. language

FR

IPC

C10G 2/00

Application no.

01909933.2

Keywords

Nouveauté - divulgation implicite
Activité inventive - (non)
Requête produite tardivement - requête aurait pu être produite en première instance (oui)

Application title

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

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T094319.20220314

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 413 KB)
T 0590/16 () of 25.1.2022

Online on

13.04.2022

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

25.1.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B65B 9/04

Application no.

02703320.8

Keywords

Inventive step - main request (no)
Inventive step - auxiliary request (yes)
Amendment to appeal case - exercise of discretion
Late submitted material - evidence admitted (no)
primary object of appeal proceedings to review decision - appeal case directed to evidence on which decision was based (no)
primary object of appeal proceedings to review decision - appeal case directed to requests on which decision was based (yes)

Application title

PROCESS FOR MAKING POUCHES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T059016.20220125

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 382 KB)
T 1479/17 () of 8.3.2022

Online on

13.04.2022

Board

3.5.04

Decision date

8.3.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06T 11/00

Application no.

12701777.0

Keywords

Remittal of the case to first-instance department (no)
Auxiliary requests II, II', II'', III to VI - Admittance under Article 13(2) RPBA 2020 (yes)
All requests - Clarity (no)

Application title

SPECTRAL IMAGING

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T147917.20220308

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 484 KB)
T 1695/17 () of 28.1.2022

Online on

13.04.2022

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

28.1.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B29L 31/00
B29C 47/00
B29C 47/06
B29C 47/26
B65D 77/04
B29C 49/22
B65D 77/06

Application no.

05007142.2

Keywords

Änderung nach Ladung - außergewöhnliche Umstände
Änderung nach Ladung - berücksichtigt (ja)
Neuheit - Auswahlerfindung
Neuheit - Hauptantrag (nein)
Neuheit - Hilfsantrag (ja)
Priorität - erste Anmeldung (ja)
Zurückverweisung - besondere Gründe für Zurückverweisung (ja)

Application title

Gegen elektrostatische Aufladungen geschützter Behälter

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T169517.20220128

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 472 KB)
T 0905/18 () of 3.2.2022

Online on

13.04.2022

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

3.2.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F16C 19/38
F16C 33/60

Application no.

07846591.1

Keywords

Neuheit - implizite Offenbarung (nein)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)

Application title

WÄLZLAGER, INSBESONDERE MITTENFREIES GROSSWÄLZLAGER

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T090518.20220203

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 420 KB)
T 0960/18 () of 16.2.2022

Online on

13.04.2022

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

16.2.2022

Proc. language

FR

IPC

H01R 13/66
H01M 10/48
H01R 11/28

Application no.

10745343.3

Keywords

Nouveauté - requête principale (oui)
Décision sur le recours - renvoi à la première instance (oui)

Application title

Cosse de batterie équipée d'un shunt de mesure du courant de la batterie

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T096018.20220216

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 348 KB)
T 1044/18 (Verschleissschutzschicht/IMERTECH) of 1.4.2022

Online on

13.04.2022

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

1.4.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

D21H 27/28
B32B 27/04
B44C 5/04
C03C 17/00
E04F 15/02
C04B 41/50

Application no.

08748961.3

Keywords

Neuheit - Hauptantrag (nein)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hilfsantrag (nein)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Verschlechterung

Application title

VERSCHLEISSSCHUTZSCHICHT

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T104418.20220401

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 350 KB)
T 2772/18 () of 17.3.2022

Online on

13.04.2022

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

17.3.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C09D 183/04
C08G 65/336

Application no.

11714268.7

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit

Application title

BESCHICHTUNGSZUSAMMENSETZUNG ZUM ABDICHTEN VON OBERFLÄCHEN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T277218.20220317

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 344 KB)
T 1385/19 () of 29.3.2022

Online on

13.04.2022

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

29.3.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G02B 5/124
B29D 11/00

Application no.

11192405.6

Keywords

Unallowable intermediate generalisation (main request and auxiliary requests 3 and 4: yes)
Inventive step (auxiliary request 1: no)
Admission of requests (auxiliary requests 2, 3A and 3B: no)

Application title

Lamina comprising cube corner elements and retroreflective sheeting

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T138519.20220329

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 521 KB)
T 1453/19 () of 16.2.2022

Online on

13.04.2022

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

16.2.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C03B 27/04
C03B 29/08

Application no.

14168954.7

Keywords

Discretionary decision of the opposition division overruled - (no)
Main request and auxiliary requests 1 and 2 - novelty (no)
Auxiliary request 3 - inventive step (no)
Reimbursement of appeal fee - at 25% after withdrawal of appeal

Application title

Glass tempering furnace and method for heating glass sheets

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T145319.20220216

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 431 KB)
T 1881/19 () of 20.1.2022

Online on

13.04.2022

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

20.1.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C09D 11/10
C09D 11/101
C09D 11/322
C09D 11/107

Application no.

12194284.1

Keywords

Novelty
Inventive step
Late-filed objection
Late-filed document

Application title

Light-curable ink composition for ink jet recording and ink jet recording method using the same

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T188119.20220120

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 508 KB)
T 0464/20 () of 20.1.2022

Online on

13.04.2022

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

20.1.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B65D 85/36
A47G 21/00

Application no.

12004536.4

Keywords

Offenkundige Vorbenutzung - ausreichend bewiesen
Neuheit - (nein)

Application title

Beutel zur Aufnahme von Lebensmitteln, enthaltend eine Perforationsnaht

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T046420.20220120

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 451 KB)
T 0479/20 () of 17.2.2022

Online on

13.04.2022

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

17.2.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B65B 31/02

Application no.

13773257.4

Keywords

Grounds for opposition - lack of patentability (yes)
Novelty - (no)
Amendment after summons - cogent reasons (no)
Amendment after summons - exceptional circumstances (no)
Amendment after summons - taken into account (no)
Sufficiency of disclosure - (yes)
Amendments - added subject-matter (no)

Application title

APPARATUS WITH FACING BELL MEMBERS, FOR MODIFIED ATMOSPHERE PACKAGING OF PRODUCTS PLACED IN TRAYS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T047920.20220217

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 368 KB)
T 1052/20 () of 23.2.2022

Online on

13.04.2022

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

23.2.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B26D 1/29
B26D 1/36
B26D 1/62
B26D 3/26
B26D 1/147

Application no.

12862132.3

Keywords

Admissibility of appeal - appeal sufficiently substantiated (yes)
Admissibility of appeal - directed to requests on which the decision under appeal was based (yes)
Sufficiency of disclosure - (yes)
Amendments - extension beyond the content of the application as filed (no)
Amendments - added subject-matter (no)
Amendments - allowable (yes)
Amendment after summons - objection
Amendment after summons - cogent reasons (no)
Amendment after summons - exceptional circumstances (no)
Amendment after summons - taken into account (no)
Remittal - special reasons for remittal
Remittal - (yes)
Apportionment of costs - (no)

Application title

APPARATUSES FOR CUTTING FOOD PRODUCTS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T105220.20220223

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 412 KB)
T 2327/14 () of 26.1.2022

Online on

12.04.2022

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

26.1.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H05H 1/34

Application no.

08250275.8

Keywords

Novelty - main request (no)
Novelty - auxiliary request 18 (no)
Admission - auxiliary requests 1 and 2 (no) - subject-matter withdrawn before the opposition division
Admission - auxiliary requests 3 - 16 (no)
Clarity - auxiliary request 17 (no)
Inventive step - auxiliary request 19 (no)
Remittal - (no)

Application title

Consumable component parts for a plasma torch

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T232714.20220126

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 461 KB)
T 1152/16 () of 13.1.2022

Online on

12.04.2022

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

13.1.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C10M 141/06
C10N 30/10

Application no.

09158603.2

Keywords

Late-filed evidence - submitted with the reply to the statement of grounds of appeal
Late-filed request - submitted during oral proceedings
Late-filed request - no amendment of the appeal case
Grounds for opposition - insufficiency of disclosure
Grounds for opposition - added subject-matter
Amendments
Novelty
Inventive step

Application title

Lubricating composition with good oxidative stability and reduced deposit formation

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T115216.20220113

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 682 KB)
T 1519/16 (Wireless lighting control / Daintree Networks) of 6.12.2021

Online on

12.04.2022

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

6.12.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H05B 37/02
G05F 3/08

Application no.

11838748.9

Keywords

Inventive step - main and first to third auxiliary requests (no)
Claims - clarity
Claims - main and first to third auxiliary reqeusts (no)
Amendments - added subject-matter
Amendments - main and first to third auxiliary reqeusts (yes)
Amendment after summons - exceptional circumstances (yes)
Amendment to appeal case - suitability for resovling issues raised (no)
Amendment to appeal case - amendment gives rise to new objections (yes)
Amendment to appeal case - justification by party (no)

Application title

WIRELESS ADAPTATION OF LIGHTING POWER SUPPLY

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T151916.20211206

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 395 KB)
T 1841/16 () of 24.2.2022

Online on

12.04.2022

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

24.2.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A61M 1/16

Application no.

11157528.8

Keywords

Neuheit - Hauptantrag (nein)
Neuheit - Hilfsantrag (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hilfsantrag (ja)
Ausreichende Offenbarung - Hilfsantrag (ja)
Änderungen - unzulässige Erweiterung (nein)
Änderung nach Ladung - berücksichtigt (nein)
Spät eingereichte Dokumente - zugelassen (nein) (ja)

Application title

Dialysevorrichtung

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T184116.20220224

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 411 KB)
T 0625/18 (Leistungsregelung / Tridonic) of 17.2.2022

Online on

12.04.2022

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

17.2.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

H05B 33/08

Application no.

10711663.4

Keywords

Ausreichende Offenbarung - Hauptantrag (nein)
Ausreichende Offenbarung - Hilfsanträge 1 und 2 (nein)

Application title

LEISTUNGSREGELUNG VON LED, MITTELS MITTELWERT DES LED-STROMS UND BIDIREKTIONALER ZÄHLER

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T062518.20220217

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 374 KB)
T 1423/18 (Cytoplasmic male sterile cybrid plant of the genus Lactuca/SAKATA … of 15.2.2022

Online on

12.04.2022

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

15.2.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12N 15/02
A01H 1/00
A01H 1/02
A01H 5/00
C12N 15/09

Application no.

15168871.0

Keywords

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

Application title

Cybrid plant of the genus Lactuca and method for producing the same

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T142318.20220215

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 333 KB)
T 2454/18 (Treatment of microbial infections/PFIZER) of 6.4.2022

Online on

12.04.2022

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

6.4.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 38/16
C07K 14/31

Application no.

09705327.6

Keywords

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

Application title

Treatment of microbial infections

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T245418.20220406

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 249 KB)
T 1474/19 (Payment by debit order/SCHNEIDER ELECTRIC) of 6.4.2022

Online on

12.04.2022

Board

3.5.07

Decision date

6.4.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 17/30

Application no.

11771337.0

Keywords

Appeal fee (paid) - appeal deemed to have been filed

Application title

METHODS AND SYSTEMS FOR PROVIDING ACCESS TO DATA AND MEASUREMENTS IN A MANAGEMENT SYSTEM

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T147419.20220406

Distribution

B

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 737 KB)
T 0205/20 (Bainite steel/Tata Steel Ltd) of 2.2.2022

Online on

12.04.2022

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

2.2.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C21D 1/20
C21D 8/02
C21D 9/52

Application no.

12731180.1

Keywords

Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)
Amendment after summons - taken into account (no)

Application title

BAINITIC STEEL OF HIGH STRENGTH AND HIGH ELONGATION AND METHOD TO MANUFACTURE SAID BAINITIC STEEL

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T020520.20220202

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 396 KB)
T 0518/20 () of 3.3.2022

Online on

12.04.2022

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

3.3.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B60H 1/00

Application no.

13000622.4

Keywords

Ausreichende Offenbarung - Hauptantrag (nein)
Ausreichende Offenbarung - Hilfsantrag 4 (ja)
Neuheit - Hilfsanträge 1 bis 3 (nein)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hilfsantrag 4 (ja)
Klarheit - Hilfsantrag 4 (ja)
Zulassung in das Verfahren - erstmal im Beschwerdeverfahren vorgebrachte Angriffslinie (nein)

Application title

Kreislaufsystem für ein Nutzfahrzeug

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T051820.20220303

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 352 KB)
J 0010/21 (Fortsetzung des Erteilungsverfahrens) of 6.4.2022

Online on

11.04.2022

Board

3.1.01

Decision date

6.4.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B25J 9/00
A61F 5/01

Application no.

18729947.4

Keywords

Fortsetzung des Erteilungsverfahrens (nein)
Rechtsmissbrauch (nein) - Darlegungs- und Beweislast - zweifelsfreie Feststellung - neuer Sachvortrag im Vindikationsverfahren
Eingeschränkte Überprüfung im Beschwerdeverfahren der Ermessensentscheidung der Rechtsabteilung - Überprüfung der vom Beschwerdeführer vorgetragenen Ermessensfehler
Ermessensfehler - Ermessensnichtgebrauch - Ermessensfehlgebrauch
Interessenabwägung bei Aussetzung von mehr als einem Erteilungsverfahren - jede Anmeldung grundsätzlich für sich gesondert zu betrachten

Application title

VORRICHTUNG ZUM UNTERSTÜTZEN WENIGSTENS EINES ARMES EINES BENUTZERS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:J001021.20220406

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 443 KB)
J 0011/21 (Fortsetzung des Erteilungsverfahrens) of 6.4.2022

Online on

11.04.2022

Board

3.1.01

Decision date

6.4.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B25J 9/00
A61F 5/01

Application no.

17783733.3

Keywords

Fortsetzung des Erteilungsverfahrens (nein)
Rechtsmissbrauch (nein) - Darlegungs- und Beweislast - zweifelsfreie Feststellung - neuer Sachvortrag im Vindikationsverfahren
Eingeschränkte Überprüfung im Beschwerdeverfahren der Ermessensentscheidung der Rechtsabteilung - Überprüfung der vom Beschwerdeführer vorgetragenen Ermessensfehler
Ermessensfehler - Ermessensnichtgebrauch - Ermessensfehlgebrauch
Interessenabwägung bei Aussetzung von mehr als einem Erteilungsverfahren - jede Anmeldung grundsätzlich für sich gesondert zu betrachten

Application title

VORRICHTUNG ZUM UNTERSTÜTZEN BEIDER ARME EINES BENUTZERS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:J001121.20220406

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 445 KB)
T 1819/17 () of 18.3.2022

Online on

11.04.2022

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

18.3.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01F 23/284

Application no.

11761032.9

Keywords

Inventive step - (yes) - after amendment

Application title

LOOP-POWERED FIELD DEVICE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T181917.20220318

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 385 KB)
T 1879/18 () of 22.3.2022

Online on

11.04.2022

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

22.3.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G03H 1/02
G03H 1/22
B42D 25/24
B42D 25/29

Application no.

11001219.2

Keywords

Neuheit - (nein)
Neuheit - implizite Offenbarung

Application title

Sicherheitselement mit Volumenhologramm

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T187918.20220322

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 409 KB)
T 2935/18 (Gel Composition/NESTLÉ) of 8.2.2022

Online on

11.04.2022

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

8.2.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A23L 1/0524

Application no.

11804672.1

Keywords

Admittance of experimental report to the proceedings - (yes)
Inventive step of the main request
Inventive step - (no)
Pending auxiliary request on appeal (no)

Application title

GEL COMPOSITION COMPRISING LOW-METHOXY PECTIN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T293518.20220208

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 307 KB)
T 0493/19 () of 22.3.2022

Online on

11.04.2022

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

22.3.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G01N 27/406
G01N 33/00
F02D 41/14

Application no.

09742080.6

Keywords

Einspruchsgründe - mangelhafte Offenbarung (nein)
Einspruchsgründe - mangelnde Patentierbarkeit (ja)
Ausreichende Offenbarung - Hilfsantrag
Ausreichende Offenbarung - Ausführbarkeit (ja)
Patentansprüche - Klarheit
Patentansprüche - Hilfsantrag (ja)
Änderungen - zulässig (ja)
Änderungen - unzulässige Erweiterung (nein)
Neuheit - Hilfsantrag (nein)
Zurückverweisung - (ja)

Application title

EINE AUSWERTE- UND STEUEREINHEIT FÜR EINE BREITBAND-LAMDASONDE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T049319.20220322

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 376 KB)
T 0984/19 () of 4.4.2022

Online on

11.04.2022

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

4.4.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A47J 36/10
A47J 43/046
A47J 43/07
A47J 43/08
B01F 13/04
B01F 15/00

Application no.

13744580.5

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (nein)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hauptantrag (nein)
Zurückverweisung - (nein)
Änderung nach Ablauf der in einer Mitteilung nach R. 100 (2) EPÜ gesetzten Frist - außergewöhnliche Umstände (nein)
Änderung nach Ablauf der in einer Mitteilung nach R. 100 (2) EPÜ gesetzten Frist - stichhaltige Gründe (nein)

Application title

ELEKTRISCH BETRIEBENE KÜCHENMASCHINE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T098419.20220404

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 354 KB)
T 1924/19 (Common PDP context/3G LICENSING) of 31.3.2022

Online on

11.04.2022

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

31.3.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04L 29/06

Application no.

06726501.7

Keywords

Novelty over Art. 54(3) document - main request (yes): no implicit disclosure
Added subject-matter - main request (no)
Sufficiency of disclosure - main request (yes)
Remittal to opposition division for further prosecution
Remittal - (yes)

Application title

Packet radio network and method for activation of a packet data protocol context

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T192419.20220331

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 394 KB)
T 2526/19 (Data-traffic-prioritisation mechanism for aircraft/THALES) of 29.3.2022

Online on

11.04.2022

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

29.3.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04B 1/034
G08G 5/00
H04B 7/185

Application no.

07838288.4

Keywords

Oral proceedings - videoconference as a suitable format (yes)
Inventive step - all claim requests (no): selection from equally likely alternatives

Application title

System and method for wirelessly transferring content to and from an aircraft

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T252619.20220329

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 375 KB)
T 0489/14 (Pedestrian simulation/BENTLEY SYSTEMS) of 26.11.2021

Online on

08.04.2022

Board

3.5.07

Decision date

26.11.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 17/50

Application no.

03793825.5

Keywords

Inventive step - main request, first to fifth, seventh and eighth auxiliary requests (no)
Late-filed request - ninth, tenth and eleventh auxiliary requests (not admitted)

Application title

Simulation of the movement of an autonomous entity through an environment

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T048914.20211126

Distribution

B

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 457 KB)
T 1062/17 () of 29.3.2022

Online on

08.04.2022

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

29.3.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61F 13/00
A61M 27/00

Application no.

08725368.8

Keywords

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

Application title

A BREATHABLE INTERFACE SYSTEM FOR TOPICAL REDUCED PRESSURE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T106217.20220329

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 235 KB)
T 2178/17 () of 9.2.2022

Online on

08.04.2022

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

9.2.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B25F 5/02
B25F 5/00
H01M 2/10

Application no.

08830658.4

Keywords

Late-filed request - amendment to the patent proprietor's appeal case (no)
Late-filed request - request could have been filed in first instance proceedings (no)
Late-filed request - admitted (yes)
Amendment after summons - new objections
Amendment after summons - cogent reasons (no)
Amendment after summons - new objections
Amendment after summons - exceptional circumstances (no)
Amendment after summons - new objections
Amendment after summons - taken into account (no)
Claims - clarity (yes)
Sufficiency of disclosure - (yes)
Amendments - allowable (yes)
Description brought in conformity with an allowable set of claims - submitted after summons - amendment to a party's case (no)
Reimbursement of appeal fee paid by the patent proprietor
Reimbursement of appeal fee - withdrawal of appeal

Application title

HAND-HELD ELECTRIC TOOL

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T217817.20220209

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 501 KB)
T 1281/18 () of 15.2.2022

Online on

08.04.2022

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

15.2.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B05D 5/06

Application no.

04028565.2

Keywords

Neuheit - (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)
Spät eingereichte Beweismittel - zugelassen (nein)

Application title

Verfahren zur Herstellung einer strukturierten Oberfläche und Platte mit einer strukturierten Oberfläche

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T128118.20220215

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 397 KB)
T 2486/18 (Storable reagent mixture reverse transcription/QIAGEN) of 5.4.2022

Online on

08.04.2022

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

5.4.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12P 19/34

Application no.

09013546.8

Keywords

Main request and auxiliary requests 1, 3 to 9, 11 and 13 - added subject-matter (yes);
Auxiliary request 2 - admission (no);
Auxiliary requests 6, 7 and 10 to 13 - clarity (no);
New documentary evidence - admission (no);

Application title

Improved compositions and methods for cDNA synthesis

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T248618.20220405

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 418 KB)
T 2613/18 (Support by the description/OPTIS) of 24.3.2022

Online on

08.04.2022

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

24.3.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04W 52/02

Application no.

09007920.3

Keywords

Support by the description - main request (no): inconsistencies between independent claim and the description
Admittance of claim requests filed after the summons - 1st to 4th auxiliary requests (no): no clear allowability
Admittance of claim request filed during the oral proceedings - 5th auxiliary request (no): no exceptional circumstances justified with cogent reasons

Application title

Method for performing random access procedures and terminal thereof

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T261318.20220324

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 436 KB)
T 0867/19 () of 4.4.2022

Online on

08.04.2022

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

4.4.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01L 29/10

Application no.

12701557.6

Keywords

Late-filed main request - admitted (yes)
Amendments - added subject-matter (no)
Main request - inventive step - (no)
Late-filed auxiliary request - admitted (no)

Application title

SEMICONDUCTOR DEVICE HAVING HIGH PERFORMANCE CHANNEL

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T086719.20220404

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 403 KB)
T 1384/19 (Cucumber II/RIJK ZWAAN) of 28.3.2022

Online on

08.04.2022

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

28.3.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A01H 5/08

Application no.

11722368.5

Keywords

Amendments - allowable (yes)
Exceptions to patentability - plants (no)
Claims - clarity (yes)
Appeal decision - remittal to the department of first instance (yes)

Application title

Resistance to post harvest deterioration in cucumber

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T138419.20220328

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 427 KB)
T 0121/20 () of 11.3.2022

Online on

08.04.2022

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

11.3.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A24F 47/00
A61M 15/06

Application no.

13744143.2

Keywords

Amendments - extension beyond the content of the application as filed (yes)
Remittal - special reasons for remittal
Remittal - (no)
Sufficiency of disclosure - (yes)
Amendment to case - reasons for submitting amendment in appeal proceedings (yes)
Amendment after summons - exceptional circumstances (no)
Inventive step - (yes)
Inventive step - ex post facto analysis

Application title

ELECTRONIC CIGARETTE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T012120.20220311

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 560 KB)
T 0480/20 () of 17.3.2022

Online on

08.04.2022

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

17.3.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B60R 1/072

Application no.

08850822.1

Keywords

Amendment to case - reasons for submitting amendment in appeal proceedings (yes)
Correction of error - (yes)
Correction of error - obvious error
Sufficiency of disclosure - main request (yes)
Novelty - main request (yes)
Inventive step - main request (yes)
Inventive step - ex post facto analysis
Amendment after summons - cogent reasons (no)
Amendment after summons - taken into account (no)

Application title

MOUNTING CONSTRUCTION FOR AN OUTSIDE MIRROR UNIT

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T048020.20220317

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 392 KB)
T 0722/15 (Performance monitoring and identifying upgrades for wind turbines/ … of 9.12.2021

Online on

07.04.2022

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

9.12.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F03D 11/00
G05B 23/02

Application no.

10382075.9

Keywords

Identity of an opponent - transfer of opponent status (yes)
Inventive step - identification of upgrades for performance improvements on the basis of benchmark data (no
Inventive step - obvious in view of prior art)

Application title

Systems and methods for performance monitoring and identifying upgrades for wind turbines

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T072215.20211209

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 427 KB)
T 0885/17 (Out of band signalling / Xilinx) of 12.1.2022

Online on

07.04.2022

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

12.1.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 13/40

Application no.

09802251.0

Keywords

Amendments - extension beyond the content of the application as filed (yes)
Claims - clarity (no)
Amendment after summons - 6th auxiliary request
Amendment after summons - exceptional circumstances (no)
Amendment after summons - taken into account (no)

Application title

GENERIC BUFFER CIRCUITS AND METHODS FOR OUT OF BAND SIGNALING

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T088517.20220112

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 347 KB)
T 2395/17 () of 13.1.2022

Online on

07.04.2022

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

13.1.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08F 10/02
C10M 101/02
H01B 3/44
C08F 210/02
C08F 110/02

Application no.

10771774.6

Keywords

Amendments - allowable
Amendments - main request (no)
Late-filed requests
Late-filed request - admitted (no)
Late-filed evidence - admitted (no)
Grounds for opposition - insufficiency of disclosure (no)
Inventive step - auxiliary request IV (yes)

Application title

A POLYMER COMPOSITION AND A POWER CABLE COMPRISING THE POLYMER COMPOSITION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T239517.20220113

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 615 KB)
T 2595/17 () of 14.1.2022

Online on

07.04.2022

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

14.1.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08F 10/02
C10M 101/02
H01B 3/44
C08F 110/02
C08F 210/16
C08F 10/00

Application no.

10773622.5

Keywords

Novelty - main request and auxiliary requests I-III (no)
Late-filed evidence - admitted (no)
Grounds for opposition - insufficiency of disclosure (no)
Inventive step - auxiliary request IV (yes)

Application title

Power cable comprising a polymer composition comprising a polyolefin produced in a high pressure process

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T259517.20220114

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 550 KB)
T 0945/18 (Immunoglobulin purification/F. HOFFMANN-LA ROCHE) of 14.12.2021

Online on

07.04.2022

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

14.12.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 39/395
C07K 16/06
C07K 1/18

Application no.

09796320.1

Keywords

Main request, auxiliary requests 1 to 8: sufficiency of disclosure - (no);
Referral to the Enlarged Board of Appeal - (no)

Application title

Immunoglobulin purification

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T094518.20211214

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 477 KB)
T 2130/18 () of 15.3.2022

Online on

07.04.2022

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

15.3.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B42D 15/00
G02B 3/06
G02B 27/22
B42D 25/29
B42D 25/00

Application no.

12721336.1

Keywords

Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)
Inventive step - non-obvious combination of known features
Amendment after summons - exceptional circumstances (no)

Application title

SECURITY DEVICE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T213018.20220315

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 444 KB)
T 1370/19 (Cucumber I/RIJK ZWAAN) of 28.3.2022

Online on

07.04.2022

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

28.3.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A01H 5/00

Application no.

09763909.0

Keywords

Amendments - allowable (yes)
Exceptions to patentability - plants (no)
Claims - clarity (yes)
Appeal decision - remittal to the department of first instance (yes)

Application title

Resistance to post harvest deterioration in cucumber

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T137019.20220328

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 427 KB)
T 2877/19 () of 8.3.2022

Online on

07.04.2022

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

8.3.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B60T 13/26
B60T 13/68
B60T 8/17
B60T 8/24

Application no.

07022082.7

Keywords

Ausreichende Offenbarung - Nacharbeitbarkeit (nein)
Ausreichende Offenbarung - Hauptantrag (nein)
Änderung nach Ladung - außergewöhnliche Umstände (nein)
Änderung nach Ladung - stichhaltige Gründe (nein)
Änderung nach Ladung - berücksichtigt (nein)

Application title

Streckbremseinrichtung für Kraftfahrzeuge

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T287719.20220308

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 317 KB)
D 0048/21 () of 30.3.2022

Online on

06.04.2022

Board

DBA

Decision date

30.3.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

-

Application no.

-

Keywords

-

Application title

-

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:D004821.20220330

Distribution

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 197 KB)
T 0960/15 (Radiotherapeutic treatment plan adaptation / Philips) of 22.12.2021

Online on

06.04.2022

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

22.12.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61N 5/00
G06K 9/00

Application no.

05779771.4

Keywords

Positive discretionary decision - legal basis for review (yes)
Positive discretionary decision - set aside (no)
Inventive step (main request, auxiliary requests I, IV')
Inventive step - (no); (auxiliary request II')
Inventive step - effect not made credible within the whole scope of claim
Claims - clarity
Claims - (auxiliary requests I, I', II, II', III, III', IV) (no)
Amendment to appeal case (auxiliary requests I',I'', II'', II''', III'')
Amendment to appeal case - suitability of amendment to resolve issues raised (no)

Application title

RADIOTHERAPEUTIC TREATMENT PLAN ADAPTATION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T096015.20211222

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 467 KB)
T 2175/15 (Ablehnung wegen Besorgnis der Befangenheit/XXX) of 1.4.2022

Online on

06.04.2022

Board

-

Decision date

1.4.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

-

Application no.

-

Keywords

Vorläufige Auffassung von Kammern oder Kammermitgliedern denkbar als Grundlage einer Ablehnung (ja)
Besorgnis der Befangenheit der Kammermitglieder (nein)

Application title

-

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T217515.20220401

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 886 KB)
T 0707/17 (Inductive receiver for hearing aid / Oticon) of 21.1.2022

Online on

06.04.2022

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

21.1.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01Q 9/00
H04R 25/00
H04B 1/00
H04B 5/00
H01Q 1/27
H01Q 7/00

Application no.

11165050.3

Keywords

Late-filed facts - submitted with the statement of grounds of appeal
Late-filed facts - considered (yes)
Auxiliary Request - submitted with the reply to the statement of grounds of appeal - considered (yes)
Auxiliary Request - inventive step - (yes)

Application title

Receiver and method for retrieving an information signal from a magnetic induction signal

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T070717.20220121

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 402 KB)
T 1329/17 () of 16.3.2022

Online on

06.04.2022

Board

3.5.04

Decision date

16.3.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04N 21/454
H04N 21/4545
H04N 21/84
G06K 9/00

Application no.

12801706.8

Keywords

Amendment after summons - exceptional circumstances (yes)
Amendments - added subject-matter (no)
Sufficiency of disclosure - (yes)
Claims - clarity (yes)
Claims - support in the description (yes)
Remittal - (yes)

Application title

METHOD OF PROCESSING VIDEO DATA, DEVICE, COMPUTER PROGRAM PRODUCT, AND DATA CONSTRUCT

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T132917.20220316

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 393 KB)
T 2361/18 (Objective function/GLOBAL NUCLEAR FUEL-AMERICAS) of 31.3.2022

Online on

06.04.2022

Board

3.5.07

Decision date

31.3.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 17/50

Application no.

03255772.0

Keywords

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

Application title

Method and apparatus for adaptively determining weight factors within the context of an objective function

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T236118.20220331

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 307 KB)
T 1533/19 () of 1.4.2022

Online on

06.04.2022

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

1.4.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08K 5/5313

Application no.

04794099.4

Keywords

Novelty (yes)
Inventive step - selection of the closest prior art based on ex post facto analysis
Remittal - special reasons for remittal

Application title

FLAME RESISTANT AROMATIC POLYAMIDE RESIN COMPOSITION AND ARTICLES THEREFROM

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T153319.20220401

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 449 KB)
T 2864/19 (Insufficient inventive-step reasoning/HUAWEI) of 31.3.2022

Online on

06.04.2022

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

31.3.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04L 29/06

Application no.

06300486.5

Keywords

Decision in written proceedings - (yes): no oral proceedings necessary or appropriate
Substantial procedural violation - (yes): inventive-step objection not sufficiently reasoned
Remittal - (yes): fundamental deficiency in first-instance proceedings
Reimbursement of appeal fee - (yes): equitable by reason of a substantial procedural violation

Application title

Communication network security risk exposure management systems and methods

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T286419.20220331

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 318 KB)
T 2349/16 () of 30.3.2022

Online on

05.04.2022

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

30.3.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B29B 7/48
B29C 47/00
B29C 47/60
B29C 47/40

Application no.

10839422.2

Keywords

Lapse of patent in all designated states - continuation of appeal proceedings (yes)
Decision in written proceedings
Late-filed objection - admitted (no)
Amendments - added subject-matter (main request: yes)
Inventive step - (main request, first auxiliary request: no)
Remittal - (first auxiliary request: no, second auxiliary request: yes)

Application title

Kneading segment, and kneading apparatus comprising such a segment

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T234916.20220330

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 542 KB)
T 0242/17 () of 26.1.2022

Online on

05.04.2022

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

26.1.2022

Proc. language

FR

IPC

B42D 15/00

Application no.

04767420.5

Keywords

Admission (oui : requêtes subsidiaires 1, 8 à 10 et 17 à 19)
Extension au-delà de la demande telle que déposée
(oui : requêtes principale et subsidiaire 1)
Défaut de nouveauté (oui : requêtes subsidiaires 2 à 7 ;
non : requête subsidiaire 8)
Modification des moyens invoqués - modification admise (oui)
Renvoi à la division d'opposition (oui)

Application title

Bande de sécurisation de document et document sécurisé

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T024217.20220126

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 1 MB)
T 0642/17 (High-speed downlink operations/INNOVATIVE) of 17.2.2022

Online on

05.04.2022

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

17.2.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04W 76/02

Application no.

08002574.5

Keywords

Added subject-matter - main and 1st auxiliary request (yes): unallowable generalisation
Admittance - 2nd auxiliary request (no): no exceptional circumstances
Priority - 3rd auxiliary request (no): not the "same invention"
Novelty - 3rd auxiliary request (no)

Application title

Improving high-speed downlink operation in CELL_FACH state for a wireless communications system

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T064217.20220217

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 390 KB)
T 1441/17 () of 23.3.2022

Online on

05.04.2022

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

23.3.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B42D 15/10

Application no.

01918709.5

Keywords

Reformatio in peius (yes: main request and aux. requ. 1, 4, 5)
Added subject-matter (yes: auxiliary requests 2 and 3)

Application title

Method of making a foil faced financial transaction card having graphics printed thereon and card made thereby

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T144117.20220323

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 419 KB)
T 1546/17 () of 31.3.2022

Online on

05.04.2022

Board

3.5.04

Decision date

31.3.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06T 15/50

Application no.

04720053.0

Keywords

Amendment after summons - exceptional circumstances (no)
Amendments - added subject-matter (no)
Claims - clarity after amendment (yes)
Remittal - (yes)

Application title

IMPROVEMENTS TO A TILING SYSTEM FOR 3D RENDERED GRAPHICS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T154617.20220331

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 424 KB)
T 0351/18 (Instant Coffee/DOUWE EGBERTS) of 8.3.2022

Online on

05.04.2022

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

8.3.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A23F 5/40

Application no.

11807810.4

Keywords

Grounds for opposition - added subject-matter (no)
Sufficiency of disclosure - (yes)
Sufficiency of disclosure - support by the description (yes)
Novelty - (yes)
Novelty - prior disclosure
Novelty - implicit features (no)
Inventive step - (yes)
Inventive step - closest prior art
Inventive step - non-obvious solution

Application title

INSTANT COFFEE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T035118.20220308

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 436 KB)
T 1035/18 (Estimating airborne photovoltaic energy production/BOEING) of 2.11.2021

Online on

05.04.2022

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

2.11.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06Q 50/06

Application no.

14198163.9

Keywords

Inventive step - simulating the electrical energy production of a photovoltaic system (no
Inventive step - not technical)
Inventive step - estimating fuel savings (no
Inventive step - not technical)

Application title

Systems and methods for estimating net solar energy production for airborne photovoltaic systems

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T103518.20211102

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 316 KB)
T 1138/18 () of 20.1.2022

Online on

05.04.2022

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

20.1.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61M 25/00
A61M 25/06

Application no.

09791656.3

Keywords

Main request - clarity (no)
Auxiliary requests 1 to 5 - clarity (no)
Auxiliary request 6 - product-by-process features sufficiently substantiated (no) - admitted (no)
Auxiliary requests 7 to 9 - novelty (no)
Auxiliary request 10 - novelty (yes) - inventive step (yes)

Application title

INTRODUCER SHEATH WITH ENCAPSULATED REINFORCING MEMBER

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T113818.20220120

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 464 KB)
T 1869/18 () of 31.3.2022

Online on

05.04.2022

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

31.3.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01L 21/04
H01L 29/16
H01L 29/45

Application no.

05803665.8

Keywords

Main request - amendment after summons - admitted into the proceedings (no)
Right to be heard - opportunity to comment (yes)
Claims - clarity
Claims - auxiliary requests (no)

Application title

METHOD OF PRODUCING SILICON-RICH NICKEL-SILICIDE OHMIC CONTACTS FOR SIC SEMICONDUCTOR DEVICES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T186918.20220331

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 392 KB)
T 2635/18 () of 28.1.2022

Online on

05.04.2022

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

28.1.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G02B 1/04

Application no.

12726921.5

Keywords

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

Application title

MEDICAL DEVICES HAVING HOMOGENEOUS CHARGE DENSITY AND METHODS FOR MAKING SAME

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T263518.20220128

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 417 KB)
T 0798/19 (PRODUCING LIQUID DETERGENT/P & G) of 15.3.2022

Online on

05.04.2022

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

15.3.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C11D 3/50
C11D 11/00
C11D 3/40
C11D 3/12
C11D 3/00
C11D 17/00

Application no.

13727371.0

Keywords

Amendment after summons - exceptional circumstances (no)
Inventive step - unexpected improvement shown

Application title

METHODS FOR PRODUCING LIQUID DETERGENT PRODUCTS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T079819.20220315

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 333 KB)
T 2612/19 () of 17.2.2022

Online on

05.04.2022

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

17.2.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61C 7/08

Application no.

16197945.5

Keywords

Exceptions to patentability - (yes)

Application title

TREATMENT PLANNING AND PROGRESS TRACKING SYSTEM AND METHODS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T261219.20220217

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 297 KB)
T 2843/19 () of 9.2.2022

Online on

05.04.2022

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

9.2.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B60G 17/052
B60G 17/015

Application no.

10767937.5

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hauptantrag (ja)
Neuer Einspruchsgrund Neuheit - zugelassen (nein)
Neuer Einwand nach Ladung - außergewöhnliche Umstände (nein)

Application title

VENTILEINRICHTUNG FÜR EINE LUFTFEDERUNGSANLAGE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T284319.20220209

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 445 KB)
T 0689/20 () of 22.3.2022

Online on

05.04.2022

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

22.3.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A47L 15/42
A47L 15/44

Application no.

06819808.4

Keywords

Wesentlicher Verfahrensmangel - angefochtene Entscheidung ausreichend begründet (nein)
Wesentlicher Verfahrensmangel - Verletzung des rechtlichen Gehörs (ja)
Zurückverweisung - (ja)
Rückzahlung der Beschwerdegebühr - (ja)

Application title

GESCHIRRSPÜLMASCHINE MIT VERBESSERTER ANORDNUNG DER ZUGABEEINRICHTUNG IN DER TÜR

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T068920.20220322

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 305 KB)
T 2563/17 () of 4.2.2022

Online on

04.04.2022

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

4.2.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F25B 41/06
B23P 15/00
C22C 21/00
C22F 1/04
B21C 1/22
B21C 23/08

Application no.

06112083.8

Keywords

Amendment after summons - exceptional circumstances (no)
Amendment to appeal case - amendment gives rise to new objections (yes)
Amendment to appeal case - amendment overcomes issues raised (no)
Late-filed request - Patent as granted withdrawn and re-submitted during appeal proceedings
Late-filed request - admitted (no)

Application title

Endless capillary tubes in aluminium alloy and lamination valves comprising aluminium alloy capillary tubes

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T256317.20220204

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 424 KB)
T 1243/18 () of 25.1.2022

Online on

04.04.2022

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

25.1.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C23C 16/34
C23C 16/36

Application no.

12715313.8

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Verbesserung nicht glaubhaft
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hauptantrag (nein)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - nicht naheliegende Lösung
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hilfsantrag (ja)
Änderungen - zulässig (ja)
Patentansprüche - Product-by-Process-Anspruch
Ausreichende Offenbarung - Stützung durch die Beschreibung (ja)
Neuheit - (ja)
Änderung nach Ladung - außergewöhnliche Umstände (nein)
Änderung nach Ladung - berücksichtigt (nein)

Application title

BESCHICHTETER KÖRPER UND VERFAHREN ZU DESSEN HERSTELLUNG

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T124318.20220125

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 470 KB)
T 0070/19 () of 7.2.2022

Online on

04.04.2022

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

7.2.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F24J 2/04

Application no.

09713973.7

Keywords

Grounds for opposition - subject-matter extends beyond content of earlier application (no)
Amendments - allowable (yes)
Amendments - extension beyond the content of the application as filed (no)
Inventive step - (yes)
Inventive step - ex post facto analysis
Inventive step - problem and solution approach
Inventive step - closest prior art
Inventive step - reformulation of the technical problem
Inventive step - auxiliary request (yes)
Late-filed facts - admitted (no)

Application title

LAYERED CONSTRUCTION WITH TUBE SYSTEM

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T007019.20220207

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 451 KB)
T 0185/19 () of 17.2.2022

Online on

04.04.2022

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

17.2.2022

Proc. language

FR

IPC

E04B 9/18
E04F 13/08
E04F 13/21

Application no.

08872705.2

Keywords

Motifs d'opposition - exposé insuffisant (non)
Motifs d'opposition - extension au-delà du contenu de la demande telle que déposée (non)
Nouveauté - connaissances générales
Nouveauté - divulgation antérieure
Nouveauté - caractéristiques implicites (non)
Nouveauté - requête principale (non)
Nouveauté - requête subsidiaire (oui)
Activité inventive - (oui)
Activité inventive - analyse a posteriori
Activité inventive - modification non évidente
Activité inventive - problème et solution
Renvoi - (oui)
Mémoire de recours - ensemble des moyens de recours invoqués par une partie
Réponse - ensemble des moyens de recours invoqués par une partie
Modification après signification - circonstances exceptionnelles (non)
Modification après signification - prise en compte (non)
Décision sur le recours - renvoi à la première instance (oui)
Droit d'être entendu - procédure de recours
Droit d'être entendu - procédure orale devant la chambre de recours

Application title

DISPOSITIF DE DOUBLAGE D'UNE PAROI

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T018519.20220217

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 602 KB)
T 0423/19 (Diesel catalyst/BASF) of 7.3.2022

Online on

04.04.2022

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

7.3.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B01J 37/02
B01J 29/40
B01J 29/70
B01J 35/02
B01J 35/04
B01J 35/10
B01J 29/44
B01J 23/44
B01D 53/94
B01J 29/12
B01J 29/74
B01J 35/00

Application no.

10732120.0

Keywords

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

Application title

LAYERED Diesel OXIDATION CATALYST COMPOSITES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T042319.20220307

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 488 KB)
T 0319/20 (Silicon dioxide treated serine protease/BAXALTA) of 22.3.2022

Online on

04.04.2022

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

22.3.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 38/17
C07K 1/36
C07K 16/06
A61K 35/16
A61K 9/08
C07K 1/30
A61K 47/18
A61K 9/00

Application no.

11729200.3

Keywords

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

Application title

Removal of serine proteases by treatment with finely divided silicon dioxide

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T031920.20220322

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 265 KB)
T 0902/20 () of 4.2.2022

Online on

04.04.2022

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

4.2.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B61D 17/18
B60R 13/02
B62D 31/02

Application no.

09177664.1

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hauptantrag (NEIN)
Zulassung in das Verfahren - Hilfsantrag (NEIN)

Application title

Innenbekleidungssystem für Fahrzeuge im Personenverkehr

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T090220.20220204

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 277 KB)
D 0001/21 () of 14.2.2022

Online on

01.04.2022

Board

DBA

Decision date

14.2.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

-

Application no.

-

Keywords

-

Application title

-

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:D000121.20220214

Distribution

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 241 KB)
T 1295/16 () of 18.1.2022

Online on

01.04.2022

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

18.1.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B44C 5/04
B44C 1/24
B41M 1/24
B41M 1/38

Application no.

08016193.8

Keywords

Spät eingereichte Beweismittel - zugelassen (nein)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (Hauptantrag, Hilfsantrag 4: nein)
Änderung nach Ladung - außergewöhnliche Umstände (Hilfsanträge 1 bis 3: nein)

Application title

Bereitstellung einer Walzenanordnung zum Erzeugen von Dekoren auf einer Holzwerkstoffoberfläche

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T129516.20220118

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 452 KB)
T 1035/17 () of 3.2.2022

Online on

01.04.2022

Board

3.5.04

Decision date

3.2.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04N 19/00

Application no.

13740874.6

Keywords

Claims - clarity (no)
Claims - main request, first auxiliary request, second auxiliary request
Inventive step (no)
Inventive step - third auxiliary request, fourth auxiliary request, fifth auxiliary request
Amendments - extension beyond the content of the application as filed (yes)
Amendments - sixth auxiliary request, seventh auxiliary request, eigth auxiliary request

Application title

FRAME RATE CONTROL METHOD, FRAME RATE CONTROL DEVICE, AND FRAME RATE CONTROL PROGRAM

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T103517.20220203

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 389 KB)
T 2557/17 () of 1.3.2022

Online on

01.04.2022

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

1.3.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61B 19/00
A61F 9/007
A61F 9/008
A61B 17/00

Application no.

11167763.9

Keywords

Amendment after summons - exceptional circumstances (yes)
- cogent reasons (yes) - taken into account (yes)
Amendments - added subject-matter (no)
Claims - lack of clarity no ground for opposition
Appeal decision - remittal to the department of first instance
(yes)

Application title

Methods of ensuring safe use of a surgical tool with a surgical machine

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T255717.20220301

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 334 KB)
T 1913/18 () of 25.2.2022

Online on

01.04.2022

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

25.2.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08F 110/02
C08F 2/34

Application no.

04781351.4

Keywords

Late-filed evidence - admitted (no)
Inventive step - Main, first and second auxiliary requests (no)
Inventive step - Fourth auxiliary request (no)
Admittance - Third auxiliary request (no)
Admittance - Fifth auxiliary request (no)

Application title

CATALYST COMPOSITION FOR ETHYLENE POLYMERIZATION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T191318.20220225

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 404 KB)
T 2899/18 (Pancreatin powder/ABBOTT) of 28.10.2021

Online on

01.04.2022

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

28.10.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 38/54

Application no.

06778012.2

Keywords

Sufficiency of disclosure - main request (no)
Amendments - added subject-matter
Amendments - auxiliary request (yes)

Application title

Processes for the manufacture of pancreatin powder with low virus content

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T289918.20211028

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 426 KB)
T 0983/19 (CONTROL SYSTEM FOR CACHE COHERENCY / VIA) of 31.1.2022

Online on

01.04.2022

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

31.1.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 12/0815
G06F 12/08
G06F 9/48

Application no.

15192930.4

Keywords

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

Application title

CONTROL SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR CACHE COHERENCY

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T098319.20220131

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 294 KB)
T 1117/19 (Lückenfüller bei TV-Live-Ereignissen/NOVOMATIC) of 18.3.2022

Online on

01.04.2022

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

18.3.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

H04H 20/18
H04H 20/42

Application no.

10726906.0

Keywords

Neuheit - Hauptantrag, Hilfsanträge I, Ia (nein)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hilfsanträge II, IIa, IIb, III, II', IIa', IIb, III (nein)

Application title

Verfahren und Vorrichtung zur Übertragung von Ereignisdaten wobei zumindest ein Teil der Daten über zumindest einen Übertragungskanal höherer Bandbreite und zumindest ein Teil der Daten über zumindest einen Übertragungskanal niedrigerer Bandbreite übertragen werden

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T111719.20220318

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 439 KB)
T 1161/19 () of 1.3.2022

Online on

01.04.2022

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

1.3.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C07C 69/704
A61K 8/37
A61K 8/39
A61Q 5/00
A61Q 15/00
A61Q 19/00
A61K 8/365
A61K 8/368
C08G 63/668
A61Q 17/04
A61Q 19/04

Application no.

11153483.0

Keywords

Neuheit - (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)
Ausreichende Offenbarung - (ja)
Spät eingereichte Beweismittel - zugelassen (nein)

Application title

Partialester eines Polyglycerins mit mindestens einer Carbonsäure und einer polyfunktionalen Carbonsäure, ihre Herstellung und Verwendung

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T116119.20220301

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 497 KB)

March 2022

T 1639/16 (Composition with a botulinum neurotoxin / MERZ PHARMA) of 1.2.2022

Online on

31.03.2022

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

1.2.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 38/48
A61K 47/36
A61K 31/728
A61P 21/02
A61P 25/06
A61K 8/64
A61K 9/00
A61K 47/02
A61K 47/10
A61K 47/26
A61K 47/32
A61Q 19/00
A61Q 19/08

Application no.

10181506.6

Keywords

Divisional application - added subject-matter (no)
Sufficiency of disclosure - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

Therapeutic composition with a botulinum neurotoxin

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T163916.20220201

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 427 KB)
T 0935/17 () of 6.8.2021

Online on

31.03.2022

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

6.8.2021

Proc. language

DE

IPC

H02P 9/00
F03D 7/02
F03D 9/00
H02J 3/18
H02J 3/38
H02J 9/06
H02P 9/10

Application no.

10162409.6

Keywords

Einspruchsgründe - Gegenstand geht über den Inhalt der früheren Anmeldung hinaus (ja)
Änderungen - Erweiterung über den Inhalt der Anmeldung in der eingereichten Fassung hinaus (Hilfsanträge 1 bis 4) (ja)
Spät eingereichter Hilfsantrag A - Rechtfertigung für späte Vorlage (nein)
Spät eingereichter Hilfsantrag A - Antrag eindeutig gewährbar (nein)

Application title

Verfahren zum Betreiben einer Windenergieanlage bei Überspannungen im Netz

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T093517.20210806

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 420 KB)
T 1779/17 () of 22.2.2022

Online on

31.03.2022

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

22.2.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61M 5/00
A61M 5/24
A61M 5/31
A61M 5/315
G06F 19/00
G01D 5/165

Application no.

10746603.9

Keywords

Admissibility of opposition - (yes)
Observations by third parties
Grounds for opposition - late-filed ground for opposition
Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step (no) (yes)

Application title

DRUG DELIVERY MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS AND METHODS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T177917.20220222

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 455 KB)
T 1951/18 () of 16.3.2022

Online on

31.03.2022

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

16.3.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B60K 6/485
B60K 6/40
F16F 15/14

Application no.

12712569.8

Keywords

Mündliche Verhandlung - Videokonferenz (ja)
Einspruchsgründe - mangelhafte Offenbarung (nein)
Neuheit - (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - nicht naheliegende Änderung

Application title

EINRICHTUNG ZUM ÜBERTRAGEN EINES DREHMOMENTS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T195118.20220316

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 363 KB)
T 2891/18 () of 12.1.2022

Online on

31.03.2022

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

12.1.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B66F 9/20
G05G 1/04
G05G 11/00

Application no.

14177269.9

Keywords

Neuheit - Hauptantrag (nein)
Zulassung des Hilfsantrags Ia in das Beschwerdeverfahren - (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hilfsantrag Ia (ja)

Application title

Bedienelement für ein Flurförderzeug

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T289118.20220112

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 539 KB)
T 0160/19 (Cleaning equipment/Alfa Laval) of 2.2.2022

Online on

31.03.2022

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

2.2.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C02F 1/38
B01D 47/00
B01D 53/14
B01D 53/50
B01D 53/96
B04B 1/00
B04B 5/10
C02F 1/66
C02F 103/18

Application no.

10168279.7

Keywords

Inventive step - main request (no)
Inventive step - obvious modification
Amendments - auxiliary requests
Amendments - extension beyond the content of the application as filed (yes)
Amendments - undisclosed disclaimer
Late-filed request - request identical to request not admitted in first instance proceedings
Late-filed request - admitted (no)

Application title

CLEANING EQUIPMENT FOR GAS SCRUBBER FLUID

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T016019.20220202

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 371 KB)
T 0794/19 () of 20.1.2022

Online on

31.03.2022

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

20.1.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F24F 11/30
F24F 110/10
F24F 110/70
F24F 11/00

Application no.

06850040.4

Keywords

Amendments - added subject-matter (yes)
Amendments - inescapable trap (yes)

Application title

AIR-CONDITIONING ALGORITHM FOR WATER TERMINAL FREE COOLING

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T079419.20220120

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 467 KB)
T 1187/19 (Food preservation process/AIR PRODUCTS) of 17.2.2022

Online on

31.03.2022

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

17.2.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A23L 3/00
A23L 3/3418
A23L 3/36

Application no.

14382558.6

Keywords

Main Request and Auxiliary Requests 1 and 2 - Inventive Step (No)

Application title

Food preservation process combining cryogenic freezing and modified atmosphere packaging

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T118719.20220217

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 320 KB)
T 1403/19 (Method for detecting acquired drug resistance/MEMORIAL SLOAN- … of 14.1.2022

Online on

31.03.2022

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

14.1.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07H 21/04
C12Q 1/68

Application no.

06720702.7

Keywords

Main request - Priority - (no)
Main request and auxiliary request 3 - Novelty - (no)
Auxilliary requests 1, 2 and 4 to 7 - Amendments - Extension beyond the content of the application as filed - (yes)

Application title

Methods and compositions for detecting a drug resistant EGFR mutant

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T140319.20220114

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 511 KB)
T 1888/19 (Granulat für die Stahlherstellung/Rheinkalk GmbH) of 4.2.2022

Online on

31.03.2022

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

4.2.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C04B 18/02
C04B 32/00
C04B 35/043
C04B 35/057
C04B 35/06
C04B 35/66
C04B 35/626

Application no.

11182167.4

Keywords

Änderung nach Ladung - außergewöhnliche Umstände (ja)
Spät eingereichte Beweismittel - zugelassen (ja)
Ausreichende Offenbarung - unzumutbarer Aufwand (nein)
Neuheit - (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)

Application title

Granulat enthaltend agglomeriertes Schüttgut

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T188819.20220204

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 394 KB)
T 0210/20 (Dry sorbent injection/BABCOCK) of 10.3.2022

Online on

31.03.2022

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

10.3.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B01D 53/83

Application no.

12834844.8

Keywords

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

Application title

DRY SORBENT INJECTION DURING STEADY-STATE CONDITIONS IN DRY SCRUBBER

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T021020.20220310

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 296 KB)
T 0082/14 () of 5.8.2021

Online on

30.03.2022

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

5.8.2021

Proc. language

DE

IPC

H02P 9/00
F03D 7/02
F03D 9/00
H02J 3/18
H02J 3/38
H02J 9/06

Application no.

08715905.9

Keywords

Ausreichende Offenbarung - Hauptantrag
Ausreichende Offenbarung - Hilfsantrag 1 (nein)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hilfsantrag 2 (nein)
Patentansprüche - Klarheit
Patentansprüche - Hilfsanträge 3 und 4 (nein)

Application title

Verfahren zum Betreiben einer Windenergieanlage bei Überspannungen im Netz

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T008214.20210805

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 452 KB)
T 0771/15 (Partial discharges / TECHIMP) of 25.1.2022

Online on

30.03.2022

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

25.1.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01R 31/12

Application no.

07735458.7

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)
Late-filed request - submitted with the statement of grounds of appeal
Late-filed request - request should have been filed in first instance proceedings (yes)

Application title

INSTRUMENT AND METHOD FOR MEASURING PARTIAL ELECTRICAL DISCHARGES IN AN ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T077115.20220125

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 393 KB)
T 1371/17 () of 23.3.2022

Online on

30.03.2022

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

23.3.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A61M 1/00
D04B 21/16
A61F 13/00

Application no.

05824388.2

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (nein)

Application title

VORRICHTUNG ZUR BEHANDLUNG VON WUNDEN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T137117.20220323

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 474 KB)
T 0032/18 () of 1.10.2021

Online on

30.03.2022

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

1.10.2021

Proc. language

FR

IPC

H01H 9/56
H01H 33/59

Application no.

10790957.4

Keywords

Requête principale et requêtes subsidiaires 1 à 5 - Modifications - admises (non),
Modification après signification - circonstances exceptionnelles (oui),

Application title

Procédé de commande d'un appareil d'interruption de courant dans un réseau électrique haute tension

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T003218.20211001

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 370 KB)
T 0150/18 (Tissue structure/CELLSEED) of 25.11.2021

Online on

30.03.2022

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

25.11.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 35/12
A61L 27/38
C12N 5/077

Application no.

10183361.4

Keywords

Oral proceedings - held in absence of party
Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (no)

Application title

Three-dimensional tissue structure

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T015018.20211125

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 335 KB)
T 0247/19 () of 8.2.2022

Online on

30.03.2022

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

8.2.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A61K 31/164
A61K 31/415
A61K 31/4174
A61K 31/525
A61P 11/02

Application no.

12766592.5

Keywords

Änderungen - zulässig (nein)
Zulassung von Hilfsanträgen im Beschwerdeverfahren - Hilfsantrag XIII (nein)
Rügepflicht - Einwände zurückgewiesen

Application title

ZUSAMMENSETZUNG FÜR DIE NASALE APPLIKATION MIT VERBESSERTER STABILITÄT

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T024719.20220208

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 573 KB)
T 0743/19 () of 26.1.2022

Online on

30.03.2022

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

26.1.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A01J 7/04
A01J 7/02

Application no.

13151483.8

Keywords

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

Application title

Teat treatment device and method of use

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T074319.20220126

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 442 KB)
T 0905/19 () of 4.2.2022

Online on

30.03.2022

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

4.2.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A22C 21/00
B07C 5/16
B07C 5/342

Application no.

13718050.1

Keywords

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

Application title

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR USE IN A FOOD PACKAGING SYSTEM

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T090519.20220204

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 442 KB)
T 1305/19 () of 11.2.2022

Online on

30.03.2022

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

11.2.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F03D 7/04
F03D 7/02

Application no.

10166738.4

Keywords

Novelty - (no)
Sufficiency of disclosure - (no)

Application title

Method and system for noise controlled operation of a wind turbine

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T130519.20220211

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 363 KB)
T 1444/19 (Kartuschen-Injektor/BAYER) of 21.3.2022

Online on

30.03.2022

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

21.3.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G06F 19/00

Application no.

10784766.7

Keywords

Spät eingereichter Antrag - Antrag hätte bereits im erstinstanzlichen Verfahren vorgebracht werden können (ja)
Änderung nach Ladung - stichhaltige Gründe (nein)

Application title

INJEKTORSYSTEM

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T144419.20220321

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 323 KB)
T 1963/19 (Sharing several media clips with another media player) of 2.2.2022

Online on

30.03.2022

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

2.2.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 3/00
G06F 17/30

Application no.

10816173.8

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)

Application title

METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR SHARING DIGITAL MEDIA CONTENT

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T196319.20220202

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 351 KB)
T 2635/19 () of 21.3.2022

Online on

30.03.2022

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

21.3.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B63B 1/06

Application no.

12181965.0

Keywords

Grounds for opposition - subject-matter extends beyond content of earlier application (no)
Amendment to appeal case - amendment gives rise to new objections (yes)
Amendment to appeal case - amendment detrimental to procedural economy (yes)

Application title

A vessel with an improved foreship arrangement

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T263519.20220321

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 372 KB)
T 1830/20 () of 28.3.2022

Online on

30.03.2022

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

28.3.2022

Proc. language

FR

IPC

A45B 9/04

Application no.

15175176.5

Keywords

Modification des moyens invoqués dans le cadre du recours
Modification des moyens invoqués - exercice du pouvoir d'appréciation
Modifications - extension au-delà du contenu de la demande telle que déposée (non)
Nouveauté - (oui)
Activité inventive - (oui)

Application title

PATIN D'APPUI AU SOL POUR BATON DE MARCHE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T183020.20220328

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 294 KB)
T 1032/21 () of 24.3.2022

Online on

30.03.2022

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

24.3.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B29C 67/00
C08K 3/36
C08L 83/04
C08L 83/14

Application no.

16794994.0

Keywords

Grundlage der Entscheidung - Rücknahme der Zustimmung zur vorgelegten oder gebilligten Fassung des Patents

Application title

Siliconzusammensetzungen zur Herstellung elastomerer Formteile mittels ballistischer Verfahren

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T103221.20220324

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 241 KB)
T 2175/17 (Method of purifying CPS from S. agalactiae/GLAXOSMITHKLINE) of 12.1.2022

Online on

29.03.2022

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

12.1.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12N 1/20
A61K 39/04
C12P 19/04
C08B 37/00
A61K 39/00
C12Q 3/00

Application no.

08864247.5

Keywords

Main Request - requirements of the EPC met (yes)

Application title

PURIFICATION PROCESSES FOR OBTAINING CPS FROM STREPTOCOCCI

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T217517.20220112

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 572 KB)
T 1024/18 () of 1.3.2022

Online on

29.03.2022

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

1.3.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61F 13/15

Application no.

12183745.4

Keywords

Novelty - public prior use
Novelty - obligation to maintain secrecy (no)
Amendments - auxiliary requests 1 and 3
Amendments - added subject-matter (yes)
Claims - support in the description (no)

Application title

Apparatus and method for forming absorbent cores

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T102418.20220301

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 650 KB)
T 2660/18 (Developing rod patterns in nuclear reactors/GLOBAL NUCLEAR FUEL- … of 7.12.2021

Online on

29.03.2022

Board

3.5.07

Decision date

7.12.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 17/50
G21C 5/02

Application no.

03257922.9

Keywords

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

Application title

Method and arrangement for developing rod patterns in nuclear reactors

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T266018.20211207

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 433 KB)
T 2769/18 (Wound dressing / BSN) of 8.2.2022

Online on

29.03.2022

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

8.2.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61L 15/46

Application no.

11182779.6

Keywords

Amendments - allowable (yes)
Amendments - intermediate generalisation (no)
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

Improved wound dressing

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T276918.20220208

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 367 KB)
T 0549/19 () of 31.1.2022

Online on

29.03.2022

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

31.1.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G07F 17/32
G06F 3/048

Application no.

11815701.5

Keywords

Inventive step - main request (no)
Amendments - added subject-matter
Amendments - 1st to 3rd auxiliary requests (yes)
Late-filed 4th auxiliary request - gives rise to new objections - admitted (no)

Application title

APPARATUS AND SYSTEM FOR REVEALING GRAPHICAL ITEMS ON A MULTI-TOUCH INTERFACE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T054919.20220131

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 424 KB)
T 0719/19 (HONEYCOMB COATING/Heesung Catalysts) of 10.3.2022

Online on

29.03.2022

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

10.3.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B01J 37/02
B01J 19/18
B01J 3/03
B01D 53/46
B01J 35/04
B05D 3/04
B05D 7/22
C10G 1/02
C10G 1/10

Application no.

12836203.5

Keywords

(Main request and first to sixth auxiliary requests) amendment after summons - exceptional circumstances (no)
(Seventh to thirteenth auxiliary requests) amendment occasioned by ground for opposition - (no)
(Fourteenth auxilairy request) Amendment after summons (new objection of inventive step) - taken into account (no)
Amendment after summons - taken into account (no)
(Fourteenth auxiliary request) amendments - added subject-matter (no)
(Fourteenth auxiliary request) inventive step - (yes)

Application title

APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR QUANTITATIVELY COATING CATALYST SUPPORT

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T071919.20220310

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 405 KB)
T 1971/19 () of 18.3.2022

Online on

29.03.2022

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

18.3.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A47J 27/21

Application no.

11827097.4

Keywords

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

Application title

SYSTEM FOR PRECISE TEMPERATURE CONTROL OF LIQUIDS IN CONSUMER PRODUCTS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T197119.20220318

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 411 KB)
T 2161/19 (C1-INH COMPOSITIONS FOR USE IN THE PREVENTION AND TREATMENT OF … of 24.3.2022

Online on

29.03.2022

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

24.3.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 38/00
A61P 31/00
A61K 38/48
A61K 38/55
A61K 38/16
A61K 38/57

Application no.

14762343.3

Keywords

Agreement to text of patent withdrawn
Appealed decision becomes final
Appealed decision - patent revoked

Application title

C1-INH COMPOSITIONS FOR USE IN THE PREVENTION AND TREATMENT OF HEREDITARY ANGIOEDEMA (HAE).

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T216119.20220324

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 240 KB)
T 2731/19 (Simulating surround sound/STARKEY) of 24.3.2022

Online on

29.03.2022

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

24.3.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04R 25/00

Application no.

08253607.9

Keywords

Decision in written proceedings: cancellation of arranged oral proceedings following the respondent's withdrawal of its request for oral proceedings
Inventive step - (no): juxtaposition and obvious selection from equally likely alternatives

Application title

Simulated surround sound hearing aid fitting system

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T273119.20220324

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 363 KB)
T 2645/17 () of 22.2.2022

Online on

28.03.2022

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

22.2.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G02B 5/08

Application no.

10814347.0

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)
Amendment to appeal case - justification by party (no)
Amendment to appeal case - amendment gives rise to new objections (yes)

Application title

IMAGING AND DISPLAY SYSTEM FOR VEHICLE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T264517.20220222

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 406 KB)
T 0024/18 (Tetrafluoropropene/Chemours) of 11.1.2022

Online on

28.03.2022

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

11.1.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B01J 37/26
B01J 21/04
B01J 27/125
C07C 17/386
C07C 21/18
C07C 17/25

Application no.

07796388.2

Keywords

Amendment after summons - exceptional circumstances (no)
Sufficiency of disclosure - Explicitly claimed non-working embodiment (No)
Sufficiency of disclosure - auxiliary request (yes)
Amendments - allowable (yes)
Novelty - auxiliary request (yes)
Inventive step - auxiliary request (yes)

Application title

TETRAFLUOROPROPENE PRODUCTION PROCESSES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T002418.20220111

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 449 KB)
T 1566/18 () of 15.3.2022

Online on

28.03.2022

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

15.3.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F41H 7/04
F41H 5/013
F41H 5/04

Application no.

11733555.4

Keywords

Einspruchsgründe - mangelhafte Offenbarung (nein)
Neuheit - (ja)
Spät eingereichte Beweismittel - zugelassen (nein)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)

Application title

BODENWANNE EINES FAHRZEUGS MIT ZUSATZPANZERUNG

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T156618.20220315

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 364 KB)
T 1819/18 (Hypoallergenic pet food composition/ HILL) of 9.12.2021

Online on

28.03.2022

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

9.12.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 8/97
A23J 3/30
A23K 10/00
A23K 20/00
A23K 50/00
A23L 33/17

Application no.

05803644.3

Keywords

Main request and auxliary request 1 - Inventive step (No)
Auxliary requests 2-14 - Amendments (No)
Admission of objections against auxiliary requests 11-14 (Yes)

Application title

HYPOALLERGENIC FOOD COMPOSITION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T181918.20211209

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 584 KB)
T 0613/19 (Kindersitz mit Seitenaufprallschutz/BRITAX RÖMER) of 23.2.2022

Online on

28.03.2022

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

23.2.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B60N 2/28

Application no.

09009160.4

Keywords

Neuheit - Hauptantrag (ja)
Neuheit - Hilfsantrag (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hauptantrag (nein)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hilfsantrag (ja)
Ausreichende Offenbarung - (ja)
Patentansprüche - Klarheit
Patentansprüche - Hilfsantrag (ja)
Spät eingereichte Tatsachen - Antrag hätte bereits im erstinstanzlichen Verfahren vorgebracht werden können (nein)

Application title

Kindersitz mit Seitenaufprallschutz

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T061319.20220223

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 553 KB)
T 0693/19 () of 7.2.2022

Online on

28.03.2022

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

7.2.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61M 25/00
A61M 25/16

Application no.

10840071.4

Keywords

Amendment after summons - exercise of discretion
Amendment after summons - taken into account (yes)
Amendments - added subject-matter (no)
Sufficiency of disclosure - (yes)
Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

CATHETER ASSEMBLY/PACKAGE UTILIZING A HYDRATING/HYDROGEL SLEEVE AND METHOD OF MAKING AND USING THE SAME

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T069319.20220207

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 584 KB)
T 0775/19 (Vermeidung von Kollisionen einer Fahrzeugtür / Volkswagen) of 15.9.2021

Online on

28.03.2022

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

15.9.2021

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G08G 1/16
B60W 30/06

Application no.

13727831.3

Keywords

Neuheit - (nein)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (nein)
Änderung nach Ladung - stichhaltige Gründe (nein)

Application title

VERFAHREN UND VORRICHTUNG ZUR KOLLISIONSVERMEIDUNG

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T077519.20210915

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 428 KB)
T 1543/19 (Polymer film/BOREALIS) of 22.3.2022

Online on

28.03.2022

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

22.3.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08J 5/18
C08L 23/14

Application no.

05016989.5

Keywords

Grounds for opposition - insufficiency of disclosure (no)
Novelty - (no)

Application title

Polymer film comprising a propylene random copolymer

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T154319.20220322

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 307 KB)
T 1846/17 () of 9.2.2022

Online on

25.03.2022

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

9.2.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F28F 27/00
F28C 1/00
F04D 19/00
F04D 27/02
F04D 27/00
H02K 1/27

Application no.

08836812.1

Keywords

Late-filed request
Amendment to appeal case - amendment detrimental to procedural economy (no)
Amendments - added subject-matter (yes)

Application title

INTEGRATED FAN DRIVE SYSTEM FOR COOLING TOWER AND METHOD OF OPERATING WET COOLING TOWER

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T184617.20220209

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 429 KB)
T 1889/17 () of 18.3.2022

Online on

25.03.2022

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

18.3.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A61L 15/60
A61L 15/08

Application no.

04763393.8

Keywords

Zulässigkeit der Beschwerde - Beschwerde hinreichend begründet (ja)
Neuheit - (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)
Ausreichende Offenbarung - (ja)
Nicht begründeter Beschwerdegrund - nicht berücksichtigt

Application title

PULVERFÖRMIGE, WASSERABSORBIERENDE POLYMERE MIT MITTELS THERMOPLASTISCHEN KLEBSTOFFEN GEBUNDENEN FEINTEILCHEN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T188917.20220318

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 369 KB)
T 0159/19 () of 8.2.2022

Online on

25.03.2022

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

8.2.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B42D 25/00

Application no.

11716294.1

Keywords

Grounds for opposition - novelty
Grounds for opposition - patent as granted (no)
Novelty - auxiliary request 2 (no)
Novelty - auxiliary request 3 (yes)
Support by the description - auxiliary request 1 (no)
Sufficiency of disclosure - auxiliary request 3 (yes)
Inventive step - auxiliary request 3 (yes)
Late-filed objection - admitted (no)

Application title

SECURITY ARTICLES COMPRISING SECURITY FEATURES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T015919.20220208

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 441 KB)
T 0963/19 () of 9.3.2022

Online on

25.03.2022

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

9.3.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01F 1/84

Application no.

05730272.1

Keywords

Admissibility main request (no) - request could and should have been filed in first instance proceedings (yes)
Admissibility auxiliary request (no) - exceptional circumstances (no)

Application title

CORIOLIS FLOW METER AND METHOD FOR DETERMINING FLOW CHARACTERISTICS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T096319.20220309

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 378 KB)
T 1743/19 (Possible next actions/CAREFUSION303) of 4.3.2022

Online on

25.03.2022

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

4.3.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 19/00

Application no.

10843499.4

Keywords

Patentable invention - presentation of information
Inventive step - (no)
Late-filed request - submitted with the statement of grounds of appeal
Late-filed request - admitted (no)
Late-filed request - request could have been filed in first instance proceedings (yes)
primary object of appeal proceedings to review decision

Application title

ADAPTABLE MEDICAL WORKFLOW SYSTEM

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T174319.20220304

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 367 KB)
T 1909/19 (Confirming identity at locker bank/UPC) of 10.3.2022

Online on

25.03.2022

Board

3.5.07

Decision date

10.3.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 17/30
G06F 21/34
G06Q 10/08

Application no.

14854011.5

Keywords

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

Application title

Systems and methods for confirming an identity of an individual, for example, at a locker bank

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T190919.20220310

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 769 KB)
T 1862/20 (Dealing with kick-back errors/ANALOG DEVICES) of 21.3.2022

Online on

25.03.2022

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

21.3.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H03M 1/06
H03M 1/08

Application no.

12849857.3

Keywords

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

Application title

Reducing the effect of non-linear kick-back in switched capacitor networks

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T186220.20220321

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 516 KB)
T 2144/21 () of 22.3.2022

Online on

25.03.2022

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

22.3.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G03F 1/00
G03C 5/00
G03F 1/32

Application no.

05826034.0

Keywords

Admissibility of appeal - missing statement of grounds

Application title

TRI-TONE TRIM MASK FOR ALTERNATING PHASE-SHIFT PHOTOLITHOGRAPHY

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T214421.20220322

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 239 KB)
T 0249/17 () of 8.2.2022

Online on

24.03.2022

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

8.2.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B42D 15/00
G03H 1/00
G03H 1/18
B42D 15/10

Application no.

12000584.8

Keywords

Änderungen - zulässig (ja)
Ausreichende Offenbarung - (ja)
Neuheit - (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (nein)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - mehrere mögliche technische Aufgaben

Application title

Foliensicherheitselement mit Durchbrechungsbereich

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T024917.20220208

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 434 KB)
T 0912/17 () of 10.3.2022

Online on

24.03.2022

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

10.3.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61M 5/145
A61M 5/315

Application no.

11741207.2

Keywords

Novelty - (yes)

Application title

CARTRIDGE HOLDER AND METHOD FOR ASSEMBLING A CARTRIDGE UNIT FOR A DRUG DELIVERY DEVICE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T091217.20220310

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 294 KB)
T 1348/17 () of 10.2.2022

Online on

24.03.2022

Board

3.5.04

Decision date

10.2.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04N 7/16
H04N 5/00
G09G 5/00

Application no.

09704553.8

Keywords

Oral proceedings - held in absence of party
Main request and second auxiliary request - novelty (no)
First and third auxiliary requests - inventive step (no)

Application title

A MEDIA PRESENTATION DEVICE FOR CONVERTING MEDIA SIGNALS BASED ON STORED OUTPUT SETTINGS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T134817.20220210

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 393 KB)
T 0704/18 (Cell Populations/GARNET BIOTHERAPEUTICS) of 28.1.2022

Online on

24.03.2022

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

28.1.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 35/12
C12N 5/077
C12N 5/0775
C12N 5/0797

Application no.

02778303.4

Keywords

Added matter (yes)

Application title

CELL POPULATIONS WHICH CO-EXPRESS CD49C AND CD90

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T070418.20220128

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 298 KB)
T 1029/18 (Carrying out transactions using a mobile phone/MARGENTO R&D) of 4.11.2021

Online on

24.03.2022

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

4.11.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06Q 20/00

Application no.

10751724.5

Keywords

Amendment after summons - exceptional circumstances (no
Amendment after summons - fresh case)
Inventive step - using a mobile device for transmitting transaction data (no
Inventive step - obvious from prior art)

Application title

WIRELESS MOBILE TRANSACTION SYSTEM AND THE PROCEDURE FOR CARRYING OUT TRANSACTIONS WITH A MOBILE PHONE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T102918.20211104

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 326 KB)
T 1327/18 () of 4.2.2022

Online on

24.03.2022

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

4.2.2022

Proc. language

FR

IPC

B05B 7/24
B05B 7/32
A01M 7/00
B05B 12/14

Application no.

11723525.9

Keywords

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

Application title

ENSEMBLE DE PULVÉRISATION ET PULVÉRISATEUR ÉQUIPÉ D'AU MOINS UN TEL ENSEMBLE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T132718.20220204

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 431 KB)
T 1399/18 () of 20.1.2022

Online on

24.03.2022

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

20.1.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A47B 88/00

Application no.

11799064.8

Keywords

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

Application title

MÖBELBESCHLAG ZUR FRONTBLENDENBEFESTIGUNG

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T139918.20220120

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 374 KB)
T 1852/18 (Protéines de pois texturées/ROQUETTE FRERES) of 28.1.2022

Online on

24.03.2022

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

28.1.2022

Proc. language

FR

IPC

A23J 1/14
A23J 3/26
A23L 1/20

Application no.

06794214.4

Keywords

Modification après signification - prise en compte (oui)
Modification répondant à un motif d'opposition - revendications dépendantes (oui)
Modifications - extension au-delà du contenu de la demande telle que déposée (non)
Possibilité d'exécuter l'invention - (oui)
Activité inventive - (oui)
Description adaptée - conforme à la CBE (oui)

Application title

PROTEINES DE POIS TEXTUREES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T185218.20220128

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 332 KB)
T 2255/18 (Detection methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus/GENEOHM … of 23.11.2021

Online on

24.03.2022

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

23.11.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12Q 1/689

Application no.

14168420.9

Keywords

Main request - requirements of the EPC met (yes)
Admission of new documentary evidence (yes)

Application title

Sequences for detection and identification of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T225518.20211123

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 724 KB)
T 2434/18 (Cheese and method for its manufacture/LEPRINO) of 18.3.2022

Online on

24.03.2022

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

18.3.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A23C 19/068

Application no.

12151682.7

Keywords

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

Application title

Cheese and methods for making such cheese

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T243418.20220318

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 239 KB)
T 0182/19 () of 16.3.2022

Online on

24.03.2022

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

16.3.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G07F 19/00
G07F 7/10
G06F 21/86
G06F 21/82
H01H 13/702
G06F 21/83

Application no.

14158677.6

Keywords

Amendment after summons - exceptional circumstances (yes)
Amendments - allowable (no)
Amendments - added subject-matter (yes)

Application title

Encrypting PIN pad

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T018219.20220316

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 304 KB)
T 0345/19 () of 3.3.2022

Online on

24.03.2022

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

3.3.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G07F 11/68
G07F 17/00
B26D 5/00

Application no.

17152210.5

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)
Inventive step - common general knowledge
Inventive step - obvious modification

Application title

METHOD FOR A MEDICATION DISPENSER TO OBTAIN INFORMATION FROM A MEDICATION PACKAGE, AND MEDICATION DISPENSER

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T034519.20220303

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 309 KB)
T 0616/19 (Method for producing a nutritional composition/NUTRICIA) of 23.2.2022

Online on

24.03.2022

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

23.2.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A23L 2/52
A23L 33/19
A23L 33/125

Application no.

13818523.6

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)
Reimbursement of appeal fee at 25%
Reimbursement of appeal fee - (yes)

Application title

METHOD FOR THE PREPARATION OF A LIQUID ENTERAL NUTRITIONAL COMPOSITION COMPRISING MICELLAR CASEIN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T061619.20220223

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 322 KB)
T 0691/20 (Filtermedium/Carl Freudenberg) of 17.2.2022

Online on

24.03.2022

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

17.2.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B01D 39/16

Application no.

09752277.5

Keywords

Einspruchsgründe - mangelhafte Offenbarung (nein)
Rechtliches Gehör - wesentlicher Verfahrensmangel (nein)
Zurückverweisung - (ja)

Application title

FILTERMEDIUM ZUR PARTIKELFILTRATION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T069120.20220217

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 369 KB)
T 1475/16 () of 7.2.2022

Online on

23.03.2022

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

7.2.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07H 19/06
C07H 19/10
C07H 19/16
C07H 19/20
C07H 19/04
C07H 19/044
C07H 19/048
C07H 19/052
C07H 19/056
C07H 19/12
C07H 19/14
C07H 19/22
C07H 19/23
A61K 31/7056
A61K 31/706
A61K 31/7064
A61P 31/14

Application no.

03761744.6

Keywords

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

Application title

MODIFIED 2' AND 3' -NUCLEOSIDE PRODUGS FOR TREATING FLAVIRIDAE INFECTIONS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T147516.20220207

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 261 KB)
T 0834/18 () of 2.3.2022

Online on

23.03.2022

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

2.3.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01F 27/28
H01F 27/10
H01F 27/12
H01F 27/30

Application no.

09779139.6

Keywords

Grounds for opposition
Inventive step - (no)
Inventive step - obvious form of implementation
Inventive step - merely accepting predictable drawbacks
Late-filed request - admitted (no)
Late-filed request - request could have been filed in first instance proceedings (yes)

Application title

An Electric Transformer with Improved Cooling System

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T083418.20220302

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 421 KB)
T 1213/18 (Diabetes/APEPTICO) of 18.3.2022

Online on

23.03.2022

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

18.3.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 38/19
C07K 7/64
C07K 14/525

Application no.

10771018.8

Keywords

Appeal decision - remittal to the department of first instance (yes)

Application title

Treatment of vascular complications of diabetes

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T121318.20220318

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 286 KB)
T 1653/18 () of 8.2.2022

Online on

23.03.2022

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

8.2.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07H 19/10
C07H 19/20
A61K 31/7084
A61P 35/00

Application no.

10183144.4

Keywords

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

Application title

Modified 2' and 3'-nucleoside prodrugs for treating flaviridae infections

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T165318.20220208

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 255 KB)
T 2521/18 (Aerosol formulations/JAGOTEC) of 9.12.2021

Online on

23.03.2022

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

9.12.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 31/167
A61K 31/56

Application no.

10768922.6

Keywords

Novelty - (no)

Application title

IMPROVED MEDICINAL AEROSOL FORMULATIONS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T252118.20211209

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 342 KB)
T 3027/18 () of 16.12.2021

Online on

23.03.2022

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

16.12.2021

Proc. language

FR

IPC

C12C 7/00

Application no.

13742743.1

Keywords

Nouveauté
Modification des moyens invoqués
Renvoi à la première instance
Répartition des frais

Application title

PROCÉDÉ DE BRASSAGE CONTINU OU SEMI-CONTINU

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T302718.20211216

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 432 KB)
T 1188/19 (Feuchtevariable gerichtete Dampfbremse/SILU) of 14.2.2022

Online on

23.03.2022

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

14.2.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B32B 27/08
E04D 12/00
E04B 1/62
B32B 7/02

Application no.

14701587.9

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit (Hauptantrag und Hilfsanträge 1 bis 4)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (nein) (Hilfsantrag 7)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (nein)
Zulassung in das Verfahren (Hilfsanträgen 5 und 6) - (nein)

Application title

Feuchtevariable gerichtete Dampfbremse

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T118819.20220214

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 415 KB)
T 1675/19 (Reference signals from cooperative access points/HUAWEI) of 18.3.2022

Online on

23.03.2022

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

18.3.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04W 72/04
H04J 11/00
H04L 5/00
H04L 25/02

Application no.

09825768.6

Keywords

Decision in written proceedings: cancellation of hearing following appellant's announcement of non-attendance
Novelty - all requests (yes)
Inventive step - all requests (no)

Application title

Method, apparatus and system for channel estimation

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T167519.20220318

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 444 KB)
T 0102/20 (Anti-Dog IL-31 antibodies/ZOETIS) of 15.3.2022

Online on

23.03.2022

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

15.3.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 39/395
A61P 17/04

Application no.

12748547.2

Keywords

Basis of decision - agreement to text of the patent as granted withdrawn by patent proprietor
Basis of decision - patent revoked

Application title

Monoclonal antibody against dog interleukin-31

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T010220.20220315

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 263 KB)
T 1169/20 (Remonal device/Flamco) of 9.2.2022

Online on

23.03.2022

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

9.2.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B01D 17/02
B01D 19/00
B01D 21/00

Application no.

12708174.3

Keywords

Remittal - fundamental deficiency in first-instance proceedings (yes)

Application title

IMPROVED REMOVAL DEVICE FOR MICRO-BUBBLES AND DIRT PARTICLES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T116920.20220209

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 308 KB)
T 0194/21 () of 10.3.2022

Online on

23.03.2022

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

10.3.2022

Proc. language

FR

IPC

B63B 21/04
B63H 9/10
B66D 3/04

Application no.

14736748.6

Keywords

Recevabilité du recours - mémoire de recours
Recevabilité du recours - déposé dans les délais (non)
Répartition des frais - abus de procédure (non)

Application title

POULIE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T019421.20220310

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 297 KB)
T 2323/16 () of 10.3.2022

Online on

22.03.2022

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

10.3.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C07D 413/12
A61K 31/42
A61P 7/00

Application no.

06777189.9

Keywords

Grundlage der Entscheidung - Rücknahme der Zustimmung zur vorgelegten oder gebilligten Fassung des Patents
Grundlage der Entscheidung - Widerruf des Patents

Application title

2-AMINOETHOXYESSIGSÄURE-DERIVATE UND IHRE VERWENDUNG ZUR BEHANDLUNG THROMBOEMBOLISCHER ERKRANKUNGEN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T232316.20220310

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 239 KB)
T 2627/17 () of 25.1.2022

Online on

22.03.2022

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

25.1.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07D 231/56
C07D 249/18
C07D 409/06
C07D 401/06
C07D 401/12
C07D 403/10
C07D 413/10
C07D 417/10
A61K 31/4192
A61K 31/416
A61P 35/00

Application no.

14155086.3

Keywords

Sufficiency of disclosure
Inventive step

Application title

Estrogen receptor modulators and uses thereof

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T262717.20220125

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 494 KB)
T 0080/19 () of 10.2.2022

Online on

22.03.2022

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

10.2.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07C 17/20
C07C 21/18
C07C 19/08
C07C 17/087

Application no.

09810828.5

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)

Application title

CATALYTIC GAS PHASE FLUORINATION OF 1233XF TO 1234YF

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T008019.20220210

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 446 KB)
T 0269/19 () of 9.2.2022

Online on

22.03.2022

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

9.2.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F02B 37/18
F16K 1/20
F01D 17/10

Application no.

15155650.3

Keywords

Basis of proceedings
Novelty - main request (no)
Inventive step - auxiliary request (no)

Application title

Turbine wastegate

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T026919.20220209

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 373 KB)
T 0320/19 () of 28.2.2022

Online on

22.03.2022

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

28.2.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A01N 43/80
A01N 37/10
A01P 1/00

Application no.

07075456.9

Keywords

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

Application title

MICROBICIDAL COMPOSITION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T032019.20220228

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 236 KB)
T 0333/19 () of 28.2.2022

Online on

22.03.2022

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

28.2.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F02B 37/013
F02B 39/00

Application no.

08873087.4

Keywords

Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

TURBOCHARGER SYSTEM SUBASSEMBLIES AND ASSOCIATED ASSEMBLY METHODS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T033319.20220228

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 311 KB)
T 0573/19 (Comprimés résistant à l'écrasement / ETHYPHARM) of 1.3.2022

Online on

22.03.2022

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

1.3.2022

Proc. language

FR

IPC

A61K 31/485
A61K 9/22
A61K 9/20
A61K 9/28
A61K 45/06

Application no.

07712415.4

Keywords

Modifications - extension au-delà du contenu de la demande telle que déposée (oui)
Modifications - combinaison de caractéristiques non décrite dans la demande telle que déposée

Application title

COMPRIMÉS RÉSISTANT À L'ÉCRASEMENT DESTINÉS À ÉVITER LE MÉSUSAGE INVOLONTAIRE ET LE DÉTOURNEMENT ILLICITE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T057319.20220301

Distribution

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Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 306 KB)
T 0862/19 () of 28.2.2022

Online on

22.03.2022

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

28.2.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F04D 29/12
F04D 1/08
F16J 15/34
F04D 29/10
F04D 7/06
F04D 1/06

Application no.

08703945.9

Keywords

Prior art documents - availability to the public
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

MULTI-STAGE HIGH-PRESSURE PUMP

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T086219.20220228

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 373 KB)
T 2325/19 (Hochfestes Stahlflachprodukt/ThyssenKrupp) of 18.1.2022

Online on

22.03.2022

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

18.1.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C21D 1/18
C21D 6/00
C22C 38/00
C22C 38/06
C22C 38/12
C22C 38/14
C22C 38/32
C22C 38/34
C22C 38/38
C21D 1/19
C21D 1/78
C21D 8/02
C22C 38/02
C22C 38/18
C22C 38/28
C23C 2/02
C21D 8/04
C22C 38/04

Application no.

12721842.8

Keywords

Neuheit - Hauptantrag
Neuheit - (nein)
Neuheit - auf Hilfsantrag 3 folgende acht Hilfsanträge (nein)
Änderung nach Ladung - berücksichtigt
Änderung nach Ladung - Hilfsantrag 1 (nein)
Änderung nach Ladung - Hilfsantrag 2 (ja)
Änderung nach Ladung - Hilfsantrag 3 (nein)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hilfsantrag 2 (nein)
Zurückverweisung - (nein)

Application title

HOCHFESTES STAHLFLACHPRODUKT UND VERFAHREN ZU DESSEN HERSTELLUNG

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T232519.20220118

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 511 KB)
T 0208/20 () of 28.2.2022

Online on

22.03.2022

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

28.2.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F04D 29/12
F04D 1/08
F16J 15/34
F04D 29/10
F04D 7/06
F04D 1/06

Application no.

15174721.9

Keywords

Prior art documents - availability to the public
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

MULTI-STAGE HIGH-PRESSURE PUMP

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T020820.20220228

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 343 KB)
T 2970/18 (Alkoholalkoxylate/BASF) of 10.3.2022

Online on

21.03.2022

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

10.3.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C07C 43/11
A01N 25/30
A01N 43/653
C08G 65/26

Application no.

08736561.5

Keywords

Neuheit - (nein)
Neuheit - Überlappende Markush-Formeln ohne unterscheidendes strukturelles Merkmal

Application title

ALKOHOLALKOXYLATE, DIESE ENTHALTENDE MITTEL UND VERWENDUNG DER ALKOHOLALKOXYLATE ALS ADJUVANS FÜR DEN AGROCHEMISCHEN BEREICH

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T297018.20220310

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 349 KB)
T 0655/19 () of 16.3.2022

Online on

21.03.2022

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

16.3.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08L 83/04
H01L 31/042
H01L 31/048
C09K 3/10

Application no.

11708770.0

Keywords

Amendment after summons - exceptional circumstances (yes)
Amendments - allowable (yes)
Sufficiency of disclosure - (yes)
Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

USE OF A CURABLE POLYORGANOSILOXANE COMPOSITION AS AN ENCAPSULANT FOR A SOLAR CELL MODULE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T065519.20220316

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 314 KB)
T 1321/19 (Granules for pharmaceutical preparations / FERRING B.V.) of 8.3.2022

Online on

21.03.2022

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

8.3.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 9/16
A61K 9/50
A61K 31/609

Application no.

10793226.1

Keywords

Late-filed evidence - admitted (no)
Observations by third parties - taken into account (no)
Claims - clarity in opposition appeal proceedings
Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - main request (no)
Inventive step - auxiliary request (yes)

Application title

Granules for pharmaceutical preparations, methods and apparatus for their production

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T132119.20220308

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 411 KB)
T 1482/19 (Scale space approximation/TELECOM ITALIA) of 11.2.2022

Online on

21.03.2022

Board

3.5.06

Decision date

11.2.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06K 9/46

Application no.

14752573.7

Keywords

Inventive step - (yes)
Inventive step - technical problem derivable from the application as filed (yes)
Inventive step - long felt need (no)
Claims - functional features (yes)
Amendments - extension beyond the content of the application as filed (no)
Correction of error - obvious error
Amendment to appeal case - amendment detrimental to procedural economy (no)
Amendment to appeal case - suitability of amendment to resolve issues raised (yes)
Amendment after summons - exceptional circumstances (yes)

Application title

KEYPOINT IDENTIFICATION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T148219.20220211

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 419 KB)
T 0075/20 (Régénération d'un filtre à particules/Rhodia) of 25.1.2022

Online on

21.03.2022

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

25.1.2022

Proc. language

FR

IPC

B01D 53/94
B01J 13/00
C10L 1/12
C10L 10/06
F01N 3/08
F01N 3/20
C10L 1/14
C10L 1/16
C10L 1/188
C10L 1/198
C10L 1/24
C10L 1/26
C10L 10/02
F02B 3/06
F02M 25/00
F01N 3/023
F01N 3/029

Application no.

08717211.0

Keywords

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

Application title

PROCEDE DE FONCTIONNEMENT D'UN MOTEUR DIESEL EN VUE DE FACILITER LA REGENERATION D'UN FILTRE A PARTICULES SUR LA LIGNE D'ECHAPPEMENT

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T007520.20220125

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 327 KB)
T 1873/16 () of 8.3.2022

Online on

18.03.2022

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

8.3.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

E21B 17/10
F16L 35/00
E21B 17/01

Application no.

05708214.1

Keywords

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

Application title

ASSEMBLY AND METHOD FOR STIFFENING A FLEXIBLE PIPE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T187316.20220308

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 238 KB)
T 2744/16 (Cancer prognosis method/INSERM) of 14.12.2021

Online on

18.03.2022

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

14.12.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01N 33/574

Application no.

11180207.0

Keywords

Amendments - allowable (no: MR, AR1 and AR2)
Inventive step - (no)

Application title

An in vitro method for the prognosis of progression of a cancer and of the outcome in a patient and means for performing said method

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T274416.20211214

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 427 KB)
T 1028/17 () of 18.2.2022

Online on

18.03.2022

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

18.2.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A24F 47/00

Application no.

09737837.6

Keywords

Amendments - main request
Amendments - extension beyond the content of the application as filed (yes)
Intervention of the assumed infringer - in appeal proceedings
Appeal decision - remittal to the department of first instance (yes)
Appeal decision - remittal of the interventions only to the department of first instance (no)

Application title

AN ELECTRICALLY HEATED SMOKING SYSTEM HAVING A LIQUID STORAGE PORTION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T102817.20220218

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 589 KB)
T 1641/18 (Verbundscheibe/SCHOTT) of 31.1.2022

Online on

18.03.2022

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

31.1.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B32B 17/10
E04B 1/94
C03C 27/12

Application no.

11179998.7

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - naheliegende Kombination bekannter Merkmale

Application title

Verbundscheibe

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T164118.20220131

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 420 KB)
T 1696/18 () of 26.11.2021

Online on

18.03.2022

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

26.11.2021

Proc. language

DE

IPC

H01R 11/05
H01R 13/05
H01R 13/11
H01R 12/72

Application no.

11745719.2

Keywords

Einspruchsgründe - mangelnde Patentierbarkeit (ja)
Neuheit - Hilfsanträge 1, 3 und 4 (nein)

Application title

Elektrisches Kontaktteil

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T169618.20211126

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 523 KB)
T 2120/18 () of 2.2.2022

Online on

18.03.2022

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

2.2.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H05K 3/24
H01L 23/488

Application no.

10175344.0

Keywords

Substantial procedural violation - (no)
Remittal to the opposition division for further prosecution
Remittal - (no)
Novelty - claim 1 as granted
Novelty - (no)
Auxiliary request could and should have been filed during the opposition proceedings - admitted (no)

Application title

Terminal structure, printed wiring board, module substrate, and electronic device

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T212018.20220202

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 441 KB)
T 0707/19 () of 2.3.2022

Online on

18.03.2022

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

2.3.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A45D 2/12
A45D 2/02
A45D 2/10
A45D 2/36
A45D 6/00
A45D 1/06
A45D 6/02

Application no.

15156384.8

Keywords

Divisional application - subject-matter extends beyond content of earlier application (yes)
Amendment to appeal case - justification by party (no)

Application title

Hair styling device

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T070719.20220302

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 354 KB)
T 3061/19 () of 15.3.2022

Online on

18.03.2022

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

15.3.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F16M 11/10
F16M 11/40
F16M 13/00

Application no.

12716127.1

Keywords

Inventive step - main request (yes)
Inventive step - common general knowledge

Application title

EXTENDING SOCKET FOR PORTABLE MEDIA PLAYER

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T306119.20220315

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 308 KB)
D 0019/19 () of 12.11.2021

Online on

17.03.2022

Board

DBA

Decision date

12.11.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

-

Application no.

-

Keywords

-

Application title

-

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:D001919.20211112

Distribution

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 301 KB)
T 1229/17 (Analysis of glatiramer acetate batches/MOMENTA) of 1.12.2021

Online on

17.03.2022

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

1.12.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01N 33/68
C07K 14/00

Application no.

09733444.5

Keywords

Late-filed evidence
Amendment occasioned by ground for opposition - (yes)
Claims - clarity (yes)
Amendments - allowable (yes) extension beyond the content of the patent (no)
Inventive step - (no) MR: effect not made credible within the whole scope of claim; (yes) AR1

Application title

ANALYSIS OF AMINO ACID COPOLYMER COMPOSITIONS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T122917.20211201

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 555 KB)
T 0045/18 () of 4.2.2022

Online on

17.03.2022

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

4.2.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H02P 9/02
H02K 3/28
H02K 11/04

Application no.

12175750.4

Keywords

Novelty - implicit disclosure (yes)
Novelty - main request, auxiliary requests 1, 4
Inventive step - obvious solution (yes)
Inventive step - auxiliary request 2
Amendment to appeal case - amendment overcomes issues raised (no)
Amendment after summons - exceptional circumstances (no)

Application title

Stator arrangement and electrical generator

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T004518.20220204

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 435 KB)
T 0922/18 () of 15.2.2022

Online on

17.03.2022

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

15.2.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B01D 61/36
C01D 3/06
C08G 64/24

Application no.

10005449.3

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (nein)

Application title

Verfahren zur Herstellung von Polycarbonat

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T092218.20220215

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 498 KB)
T 1417/18 (Elektronisches Fahrzeug-Bordsystem und Prüfverfahren/Kapsch … of 15.2.2022

Online on

17.03.2022

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

15.2.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G06F 11/30
G07B 15/06
H04L 12/403
G07C 5/00
G05B 19/042
G01M 17/00
G05B 19/418

Application no.

13157236.4

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hauptantrag (nein)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - erster Hilfsantrag (nein)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - zweiter Hilfsantrag (ja)
Spät eingereichte Tatsachen - zugelassen (ja)
Spät eingereichter Antrag - Antrag identisch mit dem im erstinstanzlichen Verfahren zugelassenen, aber nicht diskutierten Hilfsantrag
Rügepflicht - Einwand zurückgewiesen

Application title

Elektronisches Fahrzeug-Bordsystem und Prüfverfahren hierfür

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T141718.20220215

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 486 KB)
T 1900/18 (Ingredient-based product recommendation/SOUTHAM) of 4.3.2022

Online on

17.03.2022

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

4.3.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06Q 30/02

Application no.

12798901.0

Keywords

Claims - conciseness (no)
Inventive step - recommending wellness products (no
Inventive step - mere automation of standard medical practice)
Inventive step - improvement effect not made credible within the whole scope of claim

Application title

RECOMMENDING CONSUMER PRODUCTS USING PRODUCT-INGREDIENT EFFICACY AND/OR USER-PROFILE DATA

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T190018.20220304

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 341 KB)
T 3181/19 () of 14.3.2022

Online on

17.03.2022

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

14.3.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G01D 3/032
H05F 3/02
B60R 16/06

Application no.

16701406.7

Keywords

Anmeldeunterlagen - Zeilennummerierung erforderlich (nein)
Rückzahlung der Beschwerdegebühr - (nein)
Rückzahlung der Beschwerdegebühr - wesentlicher Verfahrensmangel (nein)
Rückzahlung der Beschwerdegebühr - Verletzung des rechtlichen Gehörs (nein)
Kostenverteilung zum Nachteil des EPA
Kostenverteilung - (nein)
Zurückverweisung - (nein)
Patentansprüche - Klarheit
Patentansprüche - Hauptantrag (nein)
Patentansprüche - Klarheit
Patentansprüche - Hilfsantrag (nein)
Neuheit - Hauptantrag (nein)
Neuheit - Hilfsantrag (nein)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hauptantrag (nein)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hilfsantrag (nein)

Application title

SENSOREINHEIT MIT ELEKTRISCHER VERBINDUNG DES SENSORGEHÄUSES ZUM ABFÜHREN ELEKTROSTATISCHER LADUNG EINES KRAFTFAHRZEUGS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T318119.20220314

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 446 KB)
T 0550/14 (Catastrophe relief/SWISS RE) of 14.9.2021

Online on

16.03.2022

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

14.9.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06Q 40/00

Application no.

09710436.8

Keywords

Inventive step - parametric triggering of payments (no
Inventive step - not technical)

Application title

COMPUTER SYSTEM AND COMPUTER-IMPLEMENTED METHOD FOR MANAGING FUNDING OF CATASTROPHE RELIEF EFFORTS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T055014.20210914

Distribution

B

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 381 KB)
T 1604/18 () of 11.3.2022

Online on

16.03.2022

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

11.3.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G07F 19/00

Application no.

03754652.0

Keywords

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

Application title

PAPER JAM DETECTION APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR AUTOMATED BANKING MACHINE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T160418.20220311

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 328 KB)
T 0288/19 (notional business person) of 17.2.2022

Online on

16.03.2022

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

17.2.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06Q 40/08
G08G 5/00

Application no.

12735847.1

Keywords

Inventive step - mixture of technical and non-technical features
Inventive step - skilled person
Inventive step - reformulation of the technical problem
Inventive step - main request (no)
Inventive step - auxiliary request (no)

Application title

AVIONIC SYSTEM FOR EMERGENCY INTERCEPTION IN CASE OF IMMINENT DAMAGES OF AIRCRAFT FLEETS FOLLOWING NATURAL DISASTER EVENTS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T028819.20220217

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 504 KB)
T 0318/19 () of 14.12.2021

Online on

16.03.2022

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

14.12.2021

Proc. language

FR

IPC

H01H 33/02
H01H 33/12
H01H 1/04
H01H 1/02
H01H 1/38
H01H 1/0233
H01H 1/0237
H01H 33/78

Application no.

13777286.9

Keywords

Transfer d'opposition - admissible (oui)
Nouveauté - requête principale (non)
Clarté - requête subsidiaire (non)

Application title

Dispositif d'établissement et/ou de coupure de courant à contacts permanents à usure réduite

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T031819.20211214

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 379 KB)
T 2434/19 (Distributed data processing/ONTOLOGY-PARTNERS) of 10.3.2022

Online on

16.03.2022

Board

3.5.07

Decision date

10.3.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 17/30

Application no.

10702898.7

Keywords

Right to be heard - substantial procedural violation (yes)
Remittal - fundamental deficiency in first-instance proceedings (yes)

Application title

Data processing in a distributed computing environment

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T243419.20220310

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 301 KB)
T 2228/16 () of 14.12.2021

Online on

15.03.2022

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

14.12.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61M 1/36
A61M 1/02

Application no.

07803367.7

Keywords

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

Application title

Blood recuperation device and method

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T222816.20211214

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 375 KB)
T 0817/17 (Transportbehälter/ GNS) of 29.11.2021

Online on

15.03.2022

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

29.11.2021

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G21F 5/12

Application no.

13175962.3

Keywords

Zurückverweisung - wesentlicher Mangel im Verfahren vor der ersten Instanz (nein)
Beschwerdebegründung - vollständiges Beschwerdevorbringen eines Beteiligten
Änderung des Beschwerdevorbringens - rechtfertigende Gründe des Beteiligten (nein)
Spät eingereichter Antrag - zugelassen (nein)
Neuheit - Hauptantrag (nein)
Spät eingereichte Hilfsanträge

Application title

Transport- und/oder Lagerbehälter

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T081717.20211129

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 466 KB)
T 1234/17 (Customization based on physiological data/ADIDAS AG) of 4.3.2022

Online on

15.03.2022

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

4.3.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06Q 30/06
G06F 3/01
A63B 24/00

Application no.

12196928.1

Keywords

Inventive step - customisation of footwear are based on human gait (no
Inventive step - no technical features)
Inventive step - mapping acceleration data to human gait (no
Inventive step - not technical)

Application title

Customization based on physiological data

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T123417.20220304

Distribution

B

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 358 KB)
T 2027/17 (Offering a customized collection of products/ADIDAS AG) of 9.3.2022

Online on

15.03.2022

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

9.3.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06Q 30/06

Application no.

12196923.2

Keywords

Inventive step - simultaneous pre-customising common features of a set of products (no
Inventive step - non-technical)

Application title

Offering a customized collection of products

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T202717.20220309

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 338 KB)
T 1164/18 () of 16.12.2021

Online on

15.03.2022

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

16.12.2021

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F01N 3/035
F01N 3/20
F01N 3/28

Application no.

08734586.4

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hauptantrag (ja)

Application title

KATALYSATORSYSTEM UND SEINE VERWENDUNG

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T116418.20211216

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 378 KB)
T 1404/18 () of 7.3.2022

Online on

15.03.2022

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

7.3.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F01D 5/14

Application no.

08250523.1

Keywords

Withdrawal of approval of any text for maintenance of the patent

Application title

Turbine blade for a turbomachine

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T140418.20220307

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 247 KB)
T 2632/18 (ON/OFF triggering event/SMAPPEE) of 15.2.2022

Online on

15.03.2022

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

15.2.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04Q 9/00
H02J 13/00

Application no.

14733605.1

Keywords

Inventive step - main request and 1st auxiliary request (no): obvious selection from equally likely alternatives
Admittance of claim request filed after summons - 2nd auxiliary request (no): no exceptional circumstances

Application title

Energy management system

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T263218.20220215

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 436 KB)
T 2669/18 () of 4.3.2022

Online on

15.03.2022

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

4.3.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F24F 12/00

Application no.

13704358.4

Keywords

Spät eingereichter Antrag - Antrag identisch mit dem im erstinstanzlichen Verfahren nicht zugelassenen Hilfsantrag
Ermessen, Vorbringen nicht zuzulassen - Vorbringen zugelassen (ja)
Neuheit - Hauptantrag (ja)
Zurückverweisung an die erste Instanz
Zurückverweisung - (ja)

Application title

VORRICHTUNG ZUR KÜHLUNG UND/ODER WÄRMERÜCKGEWINNUNG

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T266918.20220304

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 402 KB)
T 0362/19 (Laundering at low temperature/PROCTER & GAMBLE) of 2.3.2022

Online on

15.03.2022

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

2.3.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C11D 11/00
C11D 3/00
C11D 3/39
C11D 3/34
C11D 3/16
C11D 3/386
C11D 1/29

Application no.

09010447.2

Keywords

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

Application title

Method of laundering fabrics at low temperature

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T036219.20220302

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 351 KB)
T 0864/19 () of 21.2.2022

Online on

15.03.2022

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

21.2.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B67D 1/00
B67D 1/06
B67D 1/08

Application no.

12720373.5

Keywords

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

Application title

MULTI-TOWER MODULAR BEVERAGE DISPENSING SYSTEM

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T086419.20220221

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 389 KB)
T 1300/19 () of 1.2.2022

Online on

15.03.2022

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

1.2.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F24C 15/32
F24C 15/20
F24C 7/08
A21B 3/04
F24C 15/34

Application no.

12002606.7

Keywords

Neuheit - Hauptantrag (nein)
Neuheit - Hilfsantrag 1 (nein)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hilfsantrag 2 (ja)

Application title

Dampfgargerät

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T130019.20220201

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 461 KB)
T 2256/19 (Barrière thermique/Safran Aircraft Engines) of 7.2.2022

Online on

15.03.2022

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

7.2.2022

Proc. language

FR

IPC

C22C 19/05
C23C 28/04
C23C 30/00

Application no.

08153489.3

Keywords

Preuves produites tardivement
Activité inventive - (oui)

Application title

Barrière thermique déposée directement sur superalliages monocristallins

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T225619.20220207

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 335 KB)
J 0005/19 () of 21.1.2021

Online on

14.03.2022

Board

3.1.01

Decision date

21.1.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04W 72/04

Application no.

15750584.3

Keywords

Correction of error - (yes)
Withdrawal of the application

Application title

DEVICE-TO-DEVICE (D2D) PRE-EMPTION AND ACCESS CONTROL

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:J000519.20210121

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 359 KB)
T 2641/16 () of 10.3.2022

Online on

14.03.2022

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

10.3.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01L 25/065
H04L 12/56
G06F 15/78
H01L 23/14
H01L 23/538

Application no.

11749962.4

Keywords

Inventive step - main request (yes)
Claims - support in the description (yes)

Application title

MULTICHIP MODULE FOR COMMUNICATIONS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T264116.20220310

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 359 KB)
T 1314/17 () of 22.2.2022

Online on

14.03.2022

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

22.2.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61F 2/24

Application no.

11156387.0

Keywords

Divisional application - added subject-matter (no)
Divisional application - after amendment
Novelty - (yes)

Application title

Heart valve prothesis

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T131417.20220222

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 339 KB)
T 2660/17 () of 7.3.2022

Online on

14.03.2022

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

7.3.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01L 21/02
H01L 33/00

Application no.

12708921.7

Keywords

Amendments - intermediate generalisation
Request filed with grounds of appeal - request in substance identical to request replaced in first instance proceedings

Application title

SEMICONDUCTOR DEVICE AND FABRICATION METHOD

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T266017.20220307

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 324 KB)
T 1394/18 () of 10.2.2022

Online on

14.03.2022

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

10.2.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B42D 15/00
G02B 5/18
G07D 7/00
B42D 25/00
B42D 25/29

Application no.

13799044.6

Keywords

Neuheit - (nein)
Patentansprüche - Klarheit
Patentansprüche - Hilfsantrag (nein)
Änderung nach Ladung - berücksichtigt (nein)
Änderung nach Ladung - außergewöhnliche Umstände (nein)

Application title

SICHERHEITSEINRICHTUNG

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T139418.20220210

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 584 KB)
T 1754/18 (Emulsionskonzentrat/TUNAP) of 24.2.2022

Online on

14.03.2022

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

24.2.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A61K 8/34
A61K 8/365
A61K 8/37
A61K 8/44
A61Q 9/02
A61Q 17/04
A61Q 19/00
A61Q 19/04
A61Q 19/06
A61K 8/04
A61K 8/06
A61K 8/92

Application no.

12716421.8

Keywords

Ausreichende Offenbarung - (ja)
Neuheit - (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - nicht naheliegende Alternative
Beweismittel - Sachverständigengutachen
Beweismittel - nicht erforderlich
Rückzahlung der Beschwerdegebühr - (nein)

Application title

OW-EMULSIONSKONZENTRAT, VERFAHREN ZU DESSEN HERSTELLUNG UND DIESES ENTHALTENDES HAUTKOSMETIKUM

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T175418.20220224

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 383 KB)
T 2522/18 (Prevention of opportunistic infections/NESTLE) of 10.1.2022

Online on

14.03.2022

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

10.1.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 35/74
A61K 31/702
A61P 37/04
A61P 31/00
C12N 1/20

Application no.

08862982.9

Keywords

Amendments - allowable (yes)
Inventive step - (no)

Application title

PREVENTION OF OPPORTUNISTIC INFECTIONS IN IMMUNE-COMPROMISED SUBJECTS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T252218.20220110

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 372 KB)
T 2353/19 (Single dose administration/BOEHRINGER INGELHEIM) of 3.2.2022

Online on

14.03.2022

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

3.2.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07K 14/01
A61K 39/12
C12N 7/04
C12Q 1/68
A61K 39/295

Application no.

12155378.8

Keywords

Agreement to text withdrawn by patent proprietor - appeal dismissed

Application title

PCV2 immunogenic compositions and methods of producing such compositions

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T235319.20220203

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 253 KB)
T 2710/19 (Formulations of Pomalidomide / CELGENE) of 9.3.2022

Online on

14.03.2022

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

9.3.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 47/26
A61K 47/36
A61K 9/48
A61K 31/454
A61K 47/10

Application no.

10720107.1

Keywords

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

Application title

FORMULATIONS OF 4-AMINO-2-(2,6-DIOXOPIPERIDINE-3-YL)ISOINDOLINE-1,3-DIONE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T271019.20220309

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 241 KB)
T 3012/19 (Radiotracer compositions / GE HEALTHCARE) of 14.2.2022

Online on

14.03.2022

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

14.2.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 51/08
C07B 63/00

Application no.

11794725.9

Keywords

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

Application title

RADIOTRACER COMPOSITIONS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T301219.20220214

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 433 KB)
T 0985/17 (Widerruf des Patents - kein Vorliegen einer von der Patentinhaberin … of 4.3.2022

Online on

11.03.2022

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

4.3.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G09B 23/30

Application no.

09796958.8

Keywords

-

Application title

MESSAPPARATUR FÜR UNTERDRUCKTHERAPIESYSTEME FÜR DIE WUNDBEHANDLUNG

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T098517.20220304

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 240 KB)
T 2338/17 () of 13.12.2021

Online on

11.03.2022

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

13.12.2021

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F16L 25/01
F16L 53/00
H05B 3/58
F01N 3/20
H01R 13/00

Application no.

11764783.4

Keywords

Spät vorgebrachte Einwände - zugelassen (nein)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hauptantrag (ja)

Application title

Verwendung einer beheizbaren Fluidleitung

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T233817.20211213

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 426 KB)
T 2477/17 () of 1.12.2021

Online on

11.03.2022

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

1.12.2021

Proc. language

DE

IPC

H01H 50/02
H01H 50/14
H01H 50/58
H01H 50/64

Application no.

07405020.4

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hilfsantrag 2 (nein)
Beschwerdebegründung - vollständiger Sachvortrag eines Beteiligten
Beschwerdebegründung - Hilfsantrag 4 (nein)

Application title

Relais

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T247717.20211201

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 425 KB)
T 0325/18 () of 21.12.2021

Online on

11.03.2022

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

21.12.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B65D 88/16

Application no.

06828008.0

Keywords

Amendment after summons - exceptional circumstances (no)
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

CONTAINER ASSEMBLY

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T032518.20211221

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 488 KB)
T 0786/18 (Pankreasextrakte / Nordmark) of 27.1.2022

Online on

11.03.2022

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

27.1.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A61L 2/00
C07K 14/435
C12N 9/94

Application no.

09805986.8

Keywords

Änderungen - Erweiterung über den Inhalt der Anmeldung in der eingereichten Fassung hinaus (nein)
Ausreichende Offenbarung - (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - nicht naheliegende Alternative
Pauschaler Verweis auf das Vorbringen in der ersten Instanz - nicht berücksichtigt

Application title

VERFAHREN ZUR VERRINGERUNG DER VIRALEN UND MIKROBIELLEN BELASTUNG FESTSTOFFHALTIGER AUS DEM PANKREAS VON TIEREN GEWONNENER EXTRAKTE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T078618.20220127

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 345 KB)
T 1231/18 (PIÈCE D'ACIER SOUDÉE/ArcelorMittal) of 18.2.2022

Online on

11.03.2022

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

18.2.2022

Proc. language

FR

IPC

B23K 35/02
B23K 35/30
B23K 35/38
C22C 38/04
C22C 38/18
B62D 29/00
C21D 1/673
C21D 9/48
C21D 9/50
B32B 15/01
B23K 26/32

Application no.

12756555.4

Keywords

Modifications - extension de l'objet de la demande (oui), requête principale
Modifications - extension de la revendication (oui), première requête subsidaire
Activité inventive - (oui),

Application title

PIÈCE D'ACIER SOUDÉE MISE EN FORME À CHAUD À TRÈS HAUTE RÉSISTANCE MÉCANIQUE ET PROCÉDÉ DE FABRICATION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T123118.20220218

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 368 KB)
T 1748/18 () of 17.12.2021

Online on

11.03.2022

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

17.12.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08L 23/08

Application no.

13166121.7

Keywords

Inventive step (yes)

Application title

Composition

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T174818.20211217

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 453 KB)
T 2497/18 () of 1.3.2022

Online on

11.03.2022

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

1.3.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B23K 9/095
B23K 9/10

Application no.

07809990.0

Keywords

Right to be heard - proceedings before opposition division
Right to be heard - substantial procedural violation (no)
Inventive step - main request (no)
Late-filed facts - admitted (no)
Late-filed facts - request could have been filed in first instance proceedings (yes)
Reimbursement of appeal fee - (no)

Application title

WELDING JOB SEQUENCER

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T249718.20220301

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 397 KB)
T 0144/19 () of 14.2.2022

Online on

11.03.2022

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

14.2.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A47L 11/30
A47L 11/26
A47L 11/40

Application no.

14177128.7

Keywords

Neuheit - (ja)
Neuheit - implizite Offenbarung
Neuheit - Hauptantrag (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - rückschauende Betrachtungsweise
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hauptantrag (ja)

Application title

Handgeführtes Bodenbearbeitungsgerät

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T014419.20220214

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 346 KB)
T 0184/19 () of 13.12.2021

Online on

11.03.2022

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

13.12.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F03D 7/04

Application no.

11716807.0

Keywords

Admissibility of appeal - appeal sufficiently substantiated (yes)
Novelty - main request (no)
Inventive step - auxiliary requests (no)
Claims - clarity
Claims - auxiliary request (no)
Amendments - intermediate generalisation
Appeal decision - remittal to the department of first instance (no)
Prohibition of reformatio in peius - not applicable

Application title

A WIND TURBINE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T018419.20211213

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 1 MB)
T 0198/19 () of 17.1.2022

Online on

11.03.2022

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

17.1.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F03D 1/06

Application no.

11001581.5

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (nein)

Application title

Windenergieanlagenrotorblatt mit variierender Blattiefe

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T019819.20220117

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 407 KB)
T 0310/19 () of 7.2.2022

Online on

11.03.2022

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

7.2.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F03D 7/02
F03D 7/04

Application no.

12703452.8

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (nein)
Spät eingereichte Beweismittel - eingereicht mit der Beschwerdebegründung
Spät eingereichte Beweismittel - zugelassen (ja)

Application title

VERFAHREN ZUM BETREIBEN EINER WINDENERGIEANLAGE UND WINDENERGIEANLAGE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T031019.20220207

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 396 KB)
T 1568/19 () of 8.2.2022

Online on

11.03.2022

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

8.2.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B65B 17/02
B65B 35/44
B65B 35/54
B65B 63/08
B65G 47/68

Application no.

15159222.7

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)

Application title

VORRICHTUNG UND VERFAHREN ZUR HERSTELLUNG VON GEBINDEN AUS UNTEREINANDER DURCH EIN HAFTMITTEL VERKLEBTEN ARTIKELN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T156819.20220208

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 362 KB)
T 0185/20 (Separation of carbon dioxide/BP Technology) of 2.3.2022

Online on

11.03.2022

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

2.3.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C01B 3/50
C01B 32/50
F25J 3/06

Application no.

11701536.2

Keywords

Grounds for opposition - lack of patentability (no)
Decision in written proceedings

Application title

Separation of carbon dioxide from a synthesis gas

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T018520.20220302

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 302 KB)
T 1982/20 () of 8.3.2022

Online on

11.03.2022

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

8.3.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B25J 19/06
G01S 17/02
G01S 13/86

Application no.

18181257.9

Keywords

Entscheidung im schriftlichen Verfahren - (ja)
Klarheit - (ja)
Neuheit - (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)

Application title

VERFAHREN ZUR ÜBERWACHUNG EINES ÜBERWACHUNGSBEREICHES AUF VERLETZUNG

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T198220.20220308

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 300 KB)
T 1307/17 () of 16.11.2021

Online on

10.03.2022

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

16.11.2021

Proc. language

FR

IPC

H02B 13/055

Application no.

13177719.5

Keywords

Motifs d'opposition - exposé insuffisant (non),
Nouveauté - divulgation antérieure
Nouveauté - caractéristiques implicites (non),
Priorité - validité de la date de priorité (oui),
Activité inventive - (oui)

Application title

Appareil de coupure d'un courant électrique de haute tension et son procédé de fabrication

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T130717.20211116

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 751 KB)
T 1598/17 (Nervous system cell/RIKEN) of 22.2.2021

Online on

10.03.2022

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

22.2.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12N 5/02
C12N 5/06

Application no.

05752560.2

Keywords

Main request - requirements of the EPC met (yes)

Application title

METHOD OF INDUCING THE DIFFERENTIATION OF EMBRYONIC STEM CELLS INTO NERVE BY SERUM-FREE SUSPENSION CULTURE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T159817.20210222

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 390 KB)
T 0454/18 () of 20.1.2022

Online on

10.03.2022

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

20.1.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B06B 1/02
B08B 3/12

Application no.

07753508.6

Keywords

Inventive step - obvious combination of known features
Internet disclosure - publication date

Application title

MEGASONIC PROCESSING APPARATUS WITH FREQUENCY SWEEPING OF THICKNESS MODE TRANSDUCERS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T045418.20220120

Distribution

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 455 KB)
T 0650/18 (Sclerostin neutralising antibodies/AMGEN) of 23.11.2021

Online on

10.03.2022

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

23.11.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07K 14/51
A61K 38/10
A61K 38/17

Application no.

10014362.7

Keywords

Amendments - added subject-matter (yes)

Application title

Sclerostin binding agents

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T065018.20211123

Distribution

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 349 KB)
T 1607/18 () of 21.12.2021

Online on

10.03.2022

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

21.12.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G07G 1/12
G07D 11/00

Application no.

08796563.8

Keywords

Patentable invention - technical and non-technical features
Patentable invention - technical character of the invention
Patentable invention - method for doing business
Inventive step - (no)

Application title

PROCESS OF AND SYSTEM FOR ADVANCING CREDIT FOR CASH COLLECTIONS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T160718.20211221

Distribution

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 391 KB)
T 2647/18 () of 10.2.2022

Online on

10.03.2022

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

10.2.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G09G 3/32

Application no.

14172481.5

Keywords

Claims - clarity
Claims - main and first auxiliary requests (no)
Second auxiliary request - admitted (no)

Application title

Organic light emitting display device and method of driving the same

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T264718.20220210

Distribution

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Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 363 KB)
T 2952/18 (Brennstoffe/WERNER) of 4.3.2022

Online on

10.03.2022

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

4.3.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C10L 5/44
C10L 5/36

Application no.

04705781.5

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (nein)
Mündliche Verhandlung - Rücknahme des Antrags auf mündliche Verhandlung
Reformatio in Peius - Hilfsanträge nicht zulässig

Application title

VERFAHREN ZUR HERSTELLUNG VON BRENNSTOFFEN AUS GEPRESSTER BIOMASSE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T295218.20220304

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Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 333 KB)
T 2954/18 (Brennstoffe aus Biomasse/WERNER) of 23.2.2022

Online on

10.03.2022

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

23.2.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

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

Application no.

03001796.6

Keywords

Änderungen - Erweiterung über den Inhalt der Anmeldung in der eingereichten Fassung hinaus (ja)
Ermittlung von Amts wegen - Beschwerdeverfahren
Veschlechterungsverbot (reformatio in peius)

Application title

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

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T295418.20220223

Distribution

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Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 296 KB)
T 0387/19 (Dry powder formulation of tiotropium/Bilgic Mahmut) of 3.3.2022

Online on

10.03.2022

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

3.3.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 9/00
A61K 9/14
A61K 31/167
A61K 31/35
A61M 15/00

Application no.

10773176.2

Keywords

Main request - Novelty (No)

Application title

DRY POWDER FORMULATION OF TIOTROPIUM CARRIED IN BLISTER STRIP

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T038719.20220303

Distribution

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 260 KB)
T 0851/19 (Tablets comprising Sorafenib Tosylate / BAYER HEALTHCARE LLC) of 17.2.2022

Online on

10.03.2022

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

17.2.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 9/20
A61K 9/22
A61K 9/36
A61K 31/4412
A61P 35/00

Application no.

06707141.5

Keywords

Representation - change of professional representative
Inventive step - (no)
Late-filed auxiliary requests - admitted (no)

Application title

PHARMACEUTICAL COMPOSITION COMPRISING AN OMEGA-CARBOXYARYL SUBSTITUTED DIPHENYL UREA FOR THE TREATMENT OF CANCER

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T085119.20220217

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 410 KB)
T 2875/19 (Wireless fuel-tank sensors in an aircraft/BOEING) of 1.2.2022

Online on

10.03.2022

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

1.2.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04Q 9/00

Application no.

14174603.2

Keywords

Novelty - requests 0, 0A and auxiliary requests 0B, 1, 1A, 1B, 2, 2A, 2B (no): direct and unambiguous teaching in prior-art document to combine different sections
Inventive step - auxiliary requests 3, 3A, 3B (no): skilled person's common general knowledge
Inventive step - auxiliary requests 4, 4A, 4B, 5, 5A, 5B (no): juxtaposition
Admittance of amendment after summons - auxiliary requests 1C to 7C (no): no exceptional circumstances
Remittal (no): no special reasons

Application title

Wireless fuel sensor system and method

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T287519.20220201

Distribution

D

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 580 KB)
T 0068/20 (Lithium ion battery separator/Dreamweaver) of 14.1.2022

Online on

10.03.2022

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

14.1.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01M 2/14
H01M 2/16
H01M 10/052
H01G 11/52
B01D 67/00

Application no.

13857025.4

Keywords

Amendments - allowable (no)

Application title

METHODS OF MAKING SINGLE-LAYER LITHIUM ION BATTERY SEPARATORS HAVING NANOFIBER AND MICROFIBER COMPONENTS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T006820.20220114

Distribution

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 306 KB)
T 0269/20 (Bioreactor vessel port/FINESSE) of 11.1.2022

Online on

10.03.2022

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

11.1.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12M 1/36

Application no.

07795356.0

Keywords

Novelty - main request (no)
Amendments - first auxiliary request
Amendments - allowable (no)
Inventive step - second auxiliary request (yes)
Inventive step - non-obvious modification

Application title

IMPROVED DISPOSABLE BIOREACTOR VESSEL PORT

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T026920.20220111

Distribution

D

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 385 KB)
T 1684/20 (Aluminium compounds/VALNEVA) of 8.3.2022

Online on

10.03.2022

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

8.3.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 39/12
A61K 39/39

Application no.

16183076.5

Keywords

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

Application title

Aluminium compounds for use in therapeutics and vaccines

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T168420.20220308

Distribution

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 268 KB)
T 2488/17 () of 9.2.2022

Online on

09.03.2022

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

9.2.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61B 3/00
A61F 9/00
A61B 3/113
A61B 3/13
A61B 3/15
G06T 7/00

Application no.

10192818.2

Keywords

Exceptions to patentability - (no)
Claims - clarity (yes)
Amendments - added subject-matter (no)
Remittal - (yes)

Application title

Method and apparatus for multi-level eye registration

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T248817.20220209

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 296 KB)
T 0441/18 () of 2.12.2021

Online on

09.03.2022

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

2.12.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61F 2/30

Application no.

09796208.8

Keywords

Main request - added subject-matter (yes)
Auxiliary requests 1, 3, 5, 7, 9, 11 and 13 - amendment after summons - taken into account (no)
Auxiliary requests 2, 4, 6, 8, 10 and 12 - added subject-matter (yes)

Application title

TRUSS IMPLANT

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T044118.20211202

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 422 KB)
T 1991/18 () of 15.12.2021

Online on

09.03.2022

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

15.12.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08G 65/40

Application no.

08787044.0

Keywords

Inventive step - obvious alternative

Application title

IMPROVED POLY(ARYLETHERKETONE)S AND PROCESS FOR MAKING THEM

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T199118.20211215

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 359 KB)
T 2125/18 () of 18.1.2022

Online on

09.03.2022

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

18.1.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

D06F 37/22

Application no.

11003983.1

Keywords

Amendment after summons - exceptional circumstances (no)

Application title

Drum type washing machine

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T212518.20220118

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 707 KB)
T 2689/18 () of 25.1.2022

Online on

09.03.2022

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

25.1.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G09B 19/00

Application no.

14757855.3

Keywords

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

Application title

METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR MEASURING COMMUNICATION SKILLS OF CREW MEMBERS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T268918.20220125

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 354 KB)
T 2911/18 () of 14.2.2022

Online on

09.03.2022

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

14.2.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

E05D 15/10

Application no.

17169549.7

Keywords

Teilanmeldung - Gegenstand geht über den Inhalt der früheren Anmeldung hinaus (nein)
Änderungen - zulässig (ja)
Neuheit - (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)

Application title

LAUFWAGEN FÜR EINEN FLÜGEL ZUM LÄNGS-BEWEGEN DES FLÜGELS IN EINER PARALLEL ABGESTELLTEN LAGE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T291118.20220214

Distribution

D

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Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 295 KB)
T 1031/19 (Fermented Dairy Product/DSM) of 4.2.2022

Online on

09.03.2022

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

4.2.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A23L 33/10
A23C 9/123

Application no.

10196959.0

Keywords

Main request and auxiliary request 1: inventive step - (no)
Auxiliary request 2: withdrawn
Auxiliary request 3: admission - (no)

Application title

FERMENTED DAIRY PRODUCT

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T103119.20220204

Distribution

D

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 380 KB)
T 1645/19 (Selective haptic feedback/APPLE) of 26.1.2022

Online on

09.03.2022

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

26.1.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 3/01
G06F 3/041
G06F 3/0488

Application no.

13795392.3

Keywords

Inventive step - main request (yes)

Application title

DEVICE AND METHOD FOR FORGOING GENERATION OF TACTILE OUTPUT FOR A MULTI-CONTACT GESTURE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T164519.20220126

Distribution

D

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 283 KB)
T 2485/19 () of 3.2.2022

Online on

09.03.2022

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

3.2.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A24D 3/02

Application no.

09000413.6

Keywords

Neuheit - Hauptantrag (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hauptantrag (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - rückschauende Betrachtungsweise
Änderung nach Ladung - berücksichtigt (nein)

Application title

Vorrichtung zum Transport von Tow

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T248519.20220203

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 391 KB)
T 2604/19 () of 18.2.2022

Online on

09.03.2022

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

18.2.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B67C 3/20
B67C 3/28
G01G 15/00
G01G 17/00
G01G 23/37

Application no.

09778138.9

Keywords

Angefochtene Entscheidung - aufgehoben
Spät vorgebrachte Argumente - zugelassen (nein)
Neuheit - Hilfsantrag (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hilfsantrag (ja)

Application title

MULTIFINGERWAAGE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T260419.20220218

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 308 KB)
T 2644/19 (Micellar proteins/NESTLÉ) of 27.1.2022

Online on

09.03.2022

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

27.1.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A23L 33/19
A61K 35/20
A61P 3/10
A23C 21/00

Application no.

12775022.2

Keywords

Clarification of the opponent's identity by documents showing the opponent's original intention - (yes)
Admission in appeal of documents which were not filed during the opposition proceedings - (yes)
Request for hearing a member of the opposition division as witness - refused
Opposition division's decision finding the opposition inadmissible set aside - (yes)
Remittal to the opposition division
Remittal - (yes)

Application title

USE OF WHEY PROTEIN MICELLES FOR INFANTS AT RISK OF OBESITY OR DIABETES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T264419.20220127

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 375 KB)
T 2988/19 () of 9.2.2022

Online on

09.03.2022

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

9.2.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B60T 13/58
B60T 13/74

Application no.

09734396.6

Keywords

Neuheit - Hauptantrag (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hauptantrag (nein)
Spät eingereichte Tatsachen - Antrag hätte bereits im erstinstanzlichen Verfahren vorgebracht werden können (ja)

Application title

MEHRKREISIGE ELEKTROHYDRAULISCHE KRAFTFAHRZEUGBREMSANLAGE UND BETRIEBSVERFAHREN DAZU

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T298819.20220209

Distribution

D

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Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 343 KB)
T 3163/19 () of 17.2.2022

Online on

09.03.2022

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

17.2.2022

Proc. language

FR

IPC

B60K 6/48
B60K 6/547
F16H 3/02
B60W 20/10
B60W 10/06
B60W 10/08
B60W 10/113

Application no.

12717407.6

Keywords

Activité inventive - (oui)
Requête soumise tardivement - recevable (oui)
Revendication presentée en deux parties- pas nécéssaire
Citation d'un document de l'état de la technique dans la description - pas utile

Application title

TRANSMISSION HYBRIDE POUR VEHICULE AUTOMOBILE ET PROCEDE DE COMMANDE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T316319.20220217

Distribution

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Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 293 KB)
T 0950/21 (RNA-directed target DNA modification and RNA-directed modulation of … of 1.3.2022

Online on

09.03.2022

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

1.3.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12N 15/11
C12N 15/63
C07K 19/00
C12N 15/10
C12N 15/90
A61K 38/46
A61K 48/00

Application no.

17163434.8

Keywords

Missing statement of grounds of appeal

Application title

METHODS AND COMPOSITIONS FOR RNA-DIRECTED TARGET DNA MODIFICATION AND FOR RNA-DIRECTED MODULATION OF TRANSCRIPTION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T095021.20220301

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 242 KB)
T 2623/17 () of 18.1.2022

Online on

08.03.2022

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

18.1.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H02B 13/055
H01B 3/56

Application no.

09779737.7

Keywords

Novelty - (no)
Novelty - claim directed to the use of a component of a gaseous mixture, not of the mixture itself
Inventive Step - (yes) - third auxiliary request
Admissibility - could be left undecided

Application title

Dielectric Insulation Medium

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T262317.20220118

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 550 KB)
T 2626/17 () of 19.1.2022

Online on

08.03.2022

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

19.1.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01B 3/56
H02B 13/055

Application no.

09783565.6

Keywords

Novelty - (no)
Novelty - inherent features
Inventive step - (no)
Inventive step - choice of the less ambitious of two known alternatives
Amendment after summons - taken into account (no)
Amendment after summons - exceptional circumstances (no)

Application title

Encapsulated Switchgear

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T262617.20220119

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 436 KB)
T 1416/18 (Treatment of tumors/UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA) of 27.1.2022

Online on

08.03.2022

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

27.1.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07K 14/71
A61K 38/17
A61K 39/395
A61K 48/00
C07K 16/32

Application no.

06076149.1

Keywords

Divisional application - subject-matter extends beyond content of earlier application (yes)
Amendments - extension beyond the content of the application as filed (yes)

Application title

Compositions and methods of treating tumors

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T141618.20220127

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 364 KB)
T 2182/18 () of 27.1.2022

Online on

08.03.2022

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

27.1.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07D 471/04
C07D 487/04
C07D 495/04
A61K 31/33
A61P 29/00

Application no.

08776202.7

Keywords

Sufficiency of disclosure
Novelty
Inventive step

Application title

CYCLIC ETHERS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T218218.20220127

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 471 KB)
T 2973/18 () of 18.11.2021

Online on

08.03.2022

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

18.11.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01V 8/20
G01V 15/00
F16P 3/14

Application no.

06124313.5

Keywords

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

Application title

System and method of automatically controlling temporary deactivation of a photoelectric barrier

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T297318.20211118

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 400 KB)
T 0347/19 (Intermediate tank/JAPAN OIL) of 11.2.2022

Online on

08.03.2022

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

11.2.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C10G 2/00
C10G 47/00

Application no.

08861676.8

Keywords

Inventive step - main request (no)
Inventive step - auxiliary request (yes)
Inventive step - closest prior art unsuitable/unpromising starting point
Late-filed request - No legal basis to contest admittance
Claims - clarity
Claims - auxiliary request (yes)

Application title

METHOD FOR MANAGEMENT OF WAX FRACTION STORAGE TANK

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T034719.20220211

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 393 KB)
T 1596/19 () of 3.2.2022

Online on

08.03.2022

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

3.2.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G01D 11/24
G01L 19/14
G01L 19/00

Application no.

13002928.3

Keywords

Neuheit - Hauptantrag (nein)
Neuheit - Hilfsantrag (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hilfsantrag (ja)
Änderung nach Ladung - berücksichtigt (nein)

Application title

Vorrichtung zur Erfassung und Verarbeitung von Sensormesswerten und/oder zur Steuerung von Aktuatoren

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T159619.20220203

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 383 KB)
T 1788/19 () of 24.2.2022

Online on

08.03.2022

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

24.2.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01J 49/16

Application no.

13003393.9

Keywords

Inventive step (main request and auxiliary request 6)
Inventive step - (no)
Late-filed requests (auxiliary requests 1 to 5)
Late-filed request - admitted (no)

Application title

Assembly for an electrospray ion source

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T178819.20220224

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 461 KB)
T 1751/20 () of 3.3.2022

Online on

08.03.2022

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

3.3.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01C 21/36

Application no.

15899589.4

Keywords

Inventive step - main request (no)
Claims - clarity
Claims - first and second auxiliary requests (no)
Admissibility of third and fourth auxiliary requests (no) - exceptional circumstances (no)

Application title

ROUTE GUIDANCE DEVICE AND ROUTE GUIDANCE METHOD

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T175120.20220303

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 446 KB)
T 1917/17 () of 3.12.2021

Online on

07.03.2022

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

3.12.2021

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G02F 1/03

Application no.

09776892.3

Keywords

Vorlage an die Große Beschwerdekammer - (nein)
Vorlage an die Große Beschwerdekammer - keine uneinheitliche Rechtsprechung und keine Rechtsfrage von grundsätzlicher Bedeutung
Beweismittel - allein in der Hand eines Verfahrensbeteiligten (nein)
Beweismaß - Abwägung der Wahrscheinlichkeiten (ja)
Einspruchsgrund mangelnder erfinderischer Tätigkeit - steht der Aufrechterhaltung entgegen (ja)
Hilfsantrag - Berücksichtigung im Verfahren (ja)
Hilfsantrag - erfinderische Tätigkeit (nein)

Application title

Ansteuerschaltung für Pockelszelle

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T191717.20211203

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 663 KB)
T 0750/18 () of 20.12.2021

Online on

07.03.2022

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

20.12.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07D 489/12

Application no.

09789380.4

Keywords

Correction of error - (no)
Amendments - added subject-matter (yes)
Statement of grounds of appeal - complete case (yes)
Statement of grounds of appeal - No need to raise objections against all dependent claims
Late-filed test results - admitted (no)
Inventive step - auxiliary request 5 (no)
Reply to grounds of appeal - complete case (no) - auxiliary request not substantiated
Amendment of the case after summons - exceptional circumstances (no) - auxiliary request 6 admitted (no)

Application title

PROCESSES FOR THE ALKYLATION OF NORBUPRENORPHINE WITH REDUCED IMPURITY FORMATION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T075018.20211220

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 722 KB)
T 0935/18 () of 3.2.2022

Online on

07.03.2022

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

3.2.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B65D 33/24
B65D 75/58
B65D 75/00

Application no.

11715116.7

Keywords

Sufficiency of disclosure - undue burden

Application title

RECLOSABLE POUCH

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T093518.20220203

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 305 KB)
T 2747/18 () of 21.2.2022

Online on

07.03.2022

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

21.2.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F41H 5/22
F42B 39/28
F41A 9/82

Application no.

12196814.3

Keywords

Einspruchsgründe - mangelnde Klarheit kein Einspruchsgrund
Einspruchsgründe - mangelhafte Offenbarung (nein)
Verspätetes Vorbringen - Dokument erstinstanzlich zugelassen (nein)
Verspätetes Vorbringen - korrekte Ermessensausübung (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - rückschauende Betrachtungsweise

Application title

Schiebetürvorrichtung für Munitionsmagazin

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T274718.20220221

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 366 KB)
T 1005/19 () of 15.2.2022

Online on

07.03.2022

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

15.2.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B64D 11/06

Application no.

12250012.7

Keywords

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

Application title

Self-stowing jumpseat for aircraft

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T100519.20220215

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 334 KB)
D 0041/21 () of 1.3.2022

Online on

04.03.2022

Board

DBA

Decision date

1.3.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

-

Application no.

-

Keywords

-

Application title

-

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:D004121.20220301

Distribution

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 210 KB)
T 0745/17 () of 14.1.2022

Online on

04.03.2022

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

14.1.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B65D 81/26
B65D 69/00
B65D 73/00
B65D 1/24
B65D 51/18

Application no.

11157224.4

Keywords

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

Application title

A substantially moisture tight container and cap assembly

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T074517.20220114

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 375 KB)
T 1066/17 () of 13.1.2022

Online on

04.03.2022

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

13.1.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B03C 1/01
B03C 1/32

Application no.

09714410.9

Keywords

Amendments - extension beyond the content of the application as filed (yes)
Amendments - allowable (no)
Late-filed requests
Late-filed request - submitted after arrangement of oral proceedings
Late-filed request - exceptional circumstances (no)
Late-filed request - admitted (no)

Application title

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR THE SEPARATION OF SOLID PARTICLES HAVING DIFFERENT DENSITIES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T106617.20220113

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 352 KB)
T 1797/17 () of 24.1.2022

Online on

04.03.2022

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

24.1.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B24B 9/14
B28D 1/14

Application no.

02024899.3

Keywords

Amendments - main request and auxiliary requests 1 to 6
Amendments - extension beyond the content of the application as filed (yes)
Amendments - auxiliary request 7
Amendments - extension of the protection conferred by the patent (yes)
Amendments - allowable (no)
Late-filed requests
Late-filed request - submitted with the statement of grounds of appeals
Late-filed request - admitted (no)

Application title

Eyeglass lens processing apparatus

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T179717.20220124

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 414 KB)
T 2125/17 (Automated operation list/FUJIFILM) of 28.2.2022

Online on

04.03.2022

Board

3.5.06

Decision date

28.2.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 9/40
G06F 9/44
A61B 6/03

Application no.

11183240.8

Keywords

Claims - support by the description (no)
Claims - clarity (no)

Application title

Device, method and program for the automated generation of a list of operations

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T212517.20220228

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 353 KB)
T 0356/18 () of 10.2.2022

Online on

04.03.2022

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

10.2.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H02K 41/03

Application no.

04255214.1

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)

Application title

Linear motor with reduced cogging force

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T035618.20220210

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 396 KB)
T 1188/18 () of 19.1.2022

Online on

04.03.2022

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

19.1.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B23K 9/10

Application no.

07843052.7

Keywords

Novelty - main request (no)
Novelty - auxiliary request (yes)
Inventive step - auxiliary request (yes)
Amendments - extension beyond the content of the application as filed (no)
Amendment after summons - exceptional circumstances (no)

Application title

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR WIRELESS REMOTE CONTROL COMMUNICATION OF A WELDER

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T118818.20220119

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 542 KB)
T 1249/18 (Counterfeit preventive paper/TOPPAN) of 8.2.2022

Online on

04.03.2022

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

8.2.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

D21H 21/42
B32B 15/08
G07D 7/20
B42D 15/00

Application no.

06768119.7

Keywords

Late-filed novelty objection - not justified - not prima facie relevant : not considered
Late-filed objections of novelty and added subject-matter
Late-filed objection - submitted during oral proceedings without cogent reasons: not considered
Amendments - allowable (yes)
Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

THREAD AND PRODUCTION METHOD THEREFOR, FORGERY PREVENTING FORM USING THREAD, AND FORGERY PREVENTING PRINTED MATTER, AND FORGERY JUDGING METHOD USING THEM

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T124918.20220208

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 391 KB)
T 1588/18 () of 31.1.2022

Online on

04.03.2022

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

31.1.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01F 17/00
G01C 7/06

Application no.

12163727.6

Keywords

Added subject-matter (main request: yes)
Clarity (auxiliary request: yes)
Sufficiency of disclosure (auxiliary request: yes)
Inventive step (auxiliary request: yes)

Application title

Apparatus for the measurement of capacity of a container and associated method of measurement

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T158818.20220131

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 517 KB)
T 1685/18 () of 12.1.2022

Online on

04.03.2022

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

12.1.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B60R 16/02
B60R 13/02
H05K 3/00

Application no.

10700278.4

Keywords

Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)
Inventive step - neighbouring field
Claims - clarity (yes)
Late-filed facts - submitted during oral proceedings
Late-filed facts - admitted (no)

Application title

HEADLINER WITH INTEGRAL WIRE HARNESS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T168518.20220112

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 333 KB)
T 2017/18 () of 20.1.2022

Online on

04.03.2022

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

20.1.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A24F 47/00
A61M 15/06

Application no.

12812186.0

Keywords

Claims - clarity
Claims - main request (yes)
Novelty - main request (yes)
Amendment after summons - exceptional circumstances (no)
Amendment after summons - taken into account (no)
Amendment after summons - cogent reasons (no)

Application title

AN AEROSOL GENERATING DEVICE HAVING AN INTERNAL HEATER

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T201718.20220120

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 333 KB)
T 2061/18 () of 18.1.2022

Online on

04.03.2022

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

18.1.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

D21F 7/08
D21F 3/04

Application no.

11778915.6

Keywords

-

Application title

PRESSENPARTIE EINER MASCHINE ZUR HERSTELLUNG EINER FASERSTOFFBAHN UND VERFAHREN ZUR HERSTELLUNG EINER FASERSTOFFBAHN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T206118.20220118

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 324 KB)
T 2825/18 () of 17.1.2022

Online on

04.03.2022

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

17.1.2022

Proc. language

FR

IPC

B62K 21/26

Application no.

09786157.9

Keywords

Procédure orale - tenue par visioconférence
Revendications - clarté
Revendications - requête principale (non)

Application title

POIGNÉE POUR GUIDON D'UN VÉHICULE À DEUX ROUES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T282518.20220117

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 304 KB)
T 2997/18 () of 14.12.2021

Online on

04.03.2022

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

14.12.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B23B 51/00
B23B 51/02

Application no.

08702699.3

Keywords

Novelty - main request (no)
Novelty - auxiliary request (yes)
Inventive step - auxiliary request (yes)
Sufficiency of disclosure - (yes)
Basis of decision - text submitted or agreed by patent proprietor (yes)

Application title

TOOL WITH RELEASABLY MOUNTED SELF-CLAMPING CUTTING HEAD

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T299718.20211214

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 569 KB)
T 0255/19 () of 20.1.2022

Online on

04.03.2022

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

20.1.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B21B 13/10
B21B 31/10
B21B 35/04

Application no.

11715750.3

Keywords

Novelty - prior disclosure
Novelty - implicit features (no)
Novelty - implicit disclosure (no)
Novelty - main request (yes)
Inventive step - ex post facto analysis
Inventive step - main request (yes)

Application title

ROLLING MILL FOR LONG ARTICLES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T025519.20220120

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 475 KB)
T 0415/19 () of 20.1.2022

Online on

04.03.2022

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

20.1.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A01D 34/66
A01D 57/30
A01D 75/30

Application no.

13177484.6

Keywords

Request withdrawn before the opposition division
Novelty - (yes)
Remittal - (yes)

Application title

Mower

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T041519.20220120

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 306 KB)
T 1567/19 (Workflow generation in a print shop / Ricoh) of 22.11.2021

Online on

04.03.2022

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

22.11.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 3/12

Application no.

12155216.0

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)
Inventive step - lack of technical effect
Amendment to case - requirements of Art. 12(2) RPBA met (no)
Amendment after summons - exceptional circumstances (no)
Amendment after summons - suitability to resolve issues (no)

Application title

Workflow generation in a print shop environment

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T156719.20211122

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 308 KB)
T 1713/19 (Toxin A-Toxin B fusion/VALNEVA) of 9.11.2021

Online on

04.03.2022

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

9.11.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 39/08
C07K 14/33

Application no.

11769799.5

Keywords

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

Application title

Isolated polypeptide of the toxin A and toxin B proteins of C. difficile and uses thereof

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T171319.20211109

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 526 KB)
T 2440/19 () of 11.1.2022

Online on

04.03.2022

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

11.1.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B64C 3/56

Application no.

14192920.8

Keywords

Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

System for latching and locking a folding wing

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T244019.20220111

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 297 KB)
T 2553/19 () of 7.2.2022

Online on

04.03.2022

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

7.2.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01N 29/04
G01N 29/28
F01D 25/28

Application no.

12164014.8

Keywords

Substantial procedural violation in the first-instance oral proceedings (no)
Remittal and reimbursement of the appeal fee (no)
Admission of requests filed in appeal (no)
Award of costs (no)

Application title

Device and method to perform ultrasonic testing of turbomachines

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T255319.20220207

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 364 KB)
T 0470/20 () of 1.3.2022

Online on

04.03.2022

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

1.3.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B65G 1/137

Application no.

09730082.6

Keywords

Entscheidung im schriftlichen Verfahren
Rechtliches Gehör - wesentlicher Verfahrensmangel (ja)
Rückzahlung der Beschwerdegebühr - entspricht der Billigkeit wegen eines wesentlichen Verfahrensmangels

Application title

LAGERREGAL MIT AUTOMATISCHER LAGERORTBUCHUNG

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T047020.20220301

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 289 KB)
D 0011/21 () of 28.2.2022

Online on

03.03.2022

Board

DBA

Decision date

28.2.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

-

Application no.

-

Keywords

-

Application title

-

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:D001121.20220228

Distribution

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 285 KB)
D 0027/21 () of 25.2.2022

Online on

03.03.2022

Board

DBA

Decision date

25.2.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

-

Application no.

-

Keywords

-

Application title

-

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:D002721.20220225

Distribution

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 283 KB)
D 0029/21 () of 28.2.2022

Online on

03.03.2022

Board

DBA

Decision date

28.2.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

-

Application no.

-

Keywords

-

Application title

-

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:D002921.20220228

Distribution

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 408 KB)
D 0039/21 () of 28.2.2022

Online on

03.03.2022

Board

DBA

Decision date

28.2.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

-

Application no.

-

Keywords

-

Application title

-

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:D003921.20220228

Distribution

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 277 KB)
T 0999/16 (Wireless communication platform/IQRF) of 4.2.2022

Online on

03.03.2022

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

4.2.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04B 1/38
H04M 1/725
G01F 15/06
G08C 17/02

Application no.

06019997.3

Keywords

Postponement of oral proceedings for a fourth time - (no)
Clarity - (no)
Inventive step - (no)

Application title

Module for wireless communication with central processor unit

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2