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.

April 2020

D 0002/19 () of 30.3.2020

Online on

02.04.2020

Board

DBA

Decision date

30.3.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

-

Application no.

-

Keywords

-

Application title

-

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:D000219.20200330

Distribution

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 291 KB)
T 0707/15 () of 28.1.2020

Online on

02.04.2020

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

28.1.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H02B 1/20
H02B 11/04
H01H 33/66

Application no.

02726482.9

Keywords

Claims - clarity in opposition appeal proceedings
Grounds for opposition - insufficiency of disclosure (no)
Late-filed evidence - colour copy of D4
Late-filed evidence - admitted (yes)
Late-filed fact - D5 not admitted in first instance proceedings - admitted (no)
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

Vacuum Switch Unit and Switch Gear

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T070715.20200128

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 424 KB)
T 1173/15 (LDPC encoding/SATURN LICENSING) of 12.2.2020

Online on

02.04.2020

Board

3.5.07

Decision date

12.2.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H03M 13/19

Application no.

06745483.5

Keywords

Claims - clarity
Claims - main request (no)
Claims - clarity
Claims - first to third auxiliary requests (no)

Application title

Encoding apparatus and encoding method

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T117315.20200212

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 378 KB)
T 1266/15 () of 9.3.2020

Online on

02.04.2020

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

9.3.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G08B 1/08
B60Q 1/00

Application no.

04795574.5

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)

Application title

Monitoring system for a mobile storage tank

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T126615.20200309

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 340 KB)
T 2057/15 () of 2.3.2020

Online on

02.04.2020

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

2.3.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

H01R 39/64

Application no.

09778446.6

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hauptantrag (ja)
Spät eingereichte Tatsachen - im erstinstanzlichen Verfahren nicht zugelassen
Spät eingereichte Tatsachen - zugelassen (nein)

Application title

Schleifringeinheit

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T205715.20200302

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 420 KB)
T 0029/17 () of 27.3.2020

Online on

02.04.2020

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

27.3.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B64F 1/30

Application no.

13004629.5

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)

Application title

Fluggastbrücke oder -treppe

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T002917.20200327

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 316 KB)
T 0811/17 () of 24.3.2020

Online on

02.04.2020

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

24.3.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 31/702
A61P 1/06
A61P 1/14

Application no.

10751504.1

Keywords

Exceptions to patentability - (yes)

Application title

PREBIOTIC OLIGOSACCHARIDES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T081117.20200324

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 344 KB)
T 2428/17 (DESIGN OF RE-TARGETED TOXIN CONJUGATES/Ipsen Bioinnovation Limited) of 19.3.2020

Online on

02.04.2020

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

19.3.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 47/48

Application no.

04768450.1

Keywords

All requests - Novelty (No)
Exceptions to patentability - method for treatment by therapy
Exceptions to patentability - Auxiliary requests 1 and 3

Application title

DESIGN OF RE-TARGETED TOXIN CONJUGATES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T242817.20200319

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 374 KB)
T 0205/18 (Highly-stable fertilizer/SADEPAN) of 5.3.2020

Online on

02.04.2020

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

5.3.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C05G 3/00
C05C 9/02

Application no.

01124513.1

Keywords

Amendments - allowable (no)
Referral to the Enlarged Board of Appeal - (no)

Application title

Method for making a highly-stable liquid nitrogenous fertilizer for controllably releasing nitrogen and the fertilizer made thereby

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T020518.20200305

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 292 KB)
T 1359/13 (Parallel processing at an Internet site/SRC LABS) of 19.9.2019

Online on

01.04.2020

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

19.9.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 15/173

Application no.

02731698.3

Keywords

Admissibility of requests filed with grounds of appeal (yes)
Inventive step - main request (no)
Inventive step - first auxiliary request (no)
Inventive step - second auxiliary request (yes)
Amendments - added subject-matter (no)
Claims - clarity (yes)

Application title

SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR WEB SERVER WITH A RECONFIGURABLE PROCESSOR OPERATING UNDER SINGLE OPERATION SYSTEM IMAGE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T135913.20190919

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 333 KB)
T 1435/13 (Interrupt controller/MICROCHIP) of 16.1.2020

Online on

01.04.2020

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

16.1.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 13/24

Application no.

07872357.4

Keywords

Inventive step - adding a conventional group interrupt controller to one using coalescing (no
Inventive step - routine design)
Inventive step - adding additional group interrupt controllers using coalescing with different time windows (yes
Inventive step - not obvious over D1)

Application title

INTERRUPT CONTROLLER

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T143513.20200116

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 341 KB)
T 2318/13 (Method for obtaining cash at cardless teller machines, using a … of 26.9.2019

Online on

01.04.2020

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

26.9.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06Q 20/00
G07F 19/00

Application no.

04742050.0

Keywords

Inventive step - providing central module to process requests between different banking entities (no
Inventive step - part of business requirements)

Application title

METHOD FOR OBTAINING CASH AT CARDLESS TELLER MACHINES, USING A PAYMENT ORDER VIA SMS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T231813.20190926

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 338 KB)
T 1041/14 (Providing a license for accessing protected content on a user device/ … of 5.3.2020

Online on

01.04.2020

Board

3.5.06

Decision date

5.3.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 21/00

Application no.

09004727.5

Keywords

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

Application title

Method, system, license server for providing a license to a user for accessing a protected content on a user device and software module

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T104114.20200305

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 396 KB)
T 1426/14 (Re-establishment of rights/CODIGITAL) of 21.1.2020

Online on

01.04.2020

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

21.1.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06Q 10/00

Application no.

10732735.5

Keywords

Re-establishment of rights - time limit for paying the renewal fee
Re-establishment of rights - all due care (no)
Competence of the Board of Appeal to decide

Application title

METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR GENERATING COLLABORATIVE CONTENT

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T142614.20200121

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 324 KB)
T 0337/16 () of 26.3.2020

Online on

01.04.2020

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

26.3.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G07B 15/00
B60R 25/00

Application no.

09450094.9

Keywords

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

Application title

Verfahren zur nutzungsspezifischen Initialisierung von Fahrzeuggeräten

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T033716.20200326

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 235 KB)
T 2242/16 (Alkalilegierung/Nano-X) of 21.1.2020

Online on

01.04.2020

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

21.1.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C22C 1/00
C22C 24/00
B01J 23/02
B01J 23/04
B01J 35/00
B01J 37/02
B01J 21/06

Application no.

10714562.5

Keywords

Zulässigkeit der Beschwerde - (ja)
Ausreichende Offenbarung - Hauptantrag (nein)
Ausreichende Offenbarung - Hilfsanträge (nein)

Application title

VERFAHREN ZUR HERSTELLUNG VON ALKALI- UND ERDALKALILEGIERUNGEN UND VERWENDUNG DER ALKALI- UND ERDALKALILEGIERUNGEN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T224216.20200121

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 375 KB)
T 2483/16 () of 3.3.2020

Online on

01.04.2020

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

3.3.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01L 21/20
H01L 21/02
C30B 25/02
C30B 29/52
H01L 21/8238

Application no.

10183272.3

Keywords

Claims - support in the description (no)

Application title

Semiconductor heterostructures having reduced dislocation pile-ups and related methods

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T248316.20200303

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 301 KB)
T 0016/17 () of 12.2.2020

Online on

01.04.2020

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

12.2.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F26B 21/00
F26B 3/28
F26B 15/12

Application no.

08019768.4

Keywords

Grounds for opposition - subject-matter extends beyond content of earlier application (no)
Grounds for opposition - insufficiency of disclosure (no)
Amendments - extension beyond the content of the application as filed (no)
Sufficiency of disclosure - (yes)
Inventive step - main request (yes)

Application title

Coating film drying method and coating film drying apparatus

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T001617.20200212

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 456 KB)
T 0146/17 (Procter&Gamble/Pouches) of 8.1.2020

Online on

01.04.2020

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

8.1.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

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

Application no.

05028022.1

Keywords

Inventive step - (yes)
Amendments - allowable (yes)
Late-filed request - justification for late filing (yes)
Claims - clarity (yes)

Application title

Dishwashing method

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T014617.20200108

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 410 KB)
T 0702/17 () of 26.3.2020

Online on

01.04.2020

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

26.3.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01N 33/00
G06K 19/07
G01R 27/02

Application no.

11801238.4

Keywords

Sufficiency of disclosure - main request (yes)
Reimbursement of appeal fee - (no)
Reimbursement of appeal fee - substantial procedural violation (no)
Remittal to the department of first instance
Remittal - (yes)

Application title

FIELD-PORTABLE IMPEDANCE READER AND METHOD FOR QUANTITATING PARAMETERS IN AN ENVIRONMENT

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T070217.20200326

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 368 KB)
T 0710/17 () of 15.1.2020

Online on

01.04.2020

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

15.1.2020

Proc. language

FR

IPC

F16F 15/131

Application no.

09803825.0

Keywords

Citation à une procédure orale - continuation de la procédure en l'absence de la partie régulièrement citée
Preuves produites tardivement - recevable (oui)
Nouveauté - (oui)
Activité inventive - alternative évidente

Application title

DOUBLE VOLANT AMORTISSEUR A LIMITEUR DE BASCULEMENT

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T071017.20200115

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 269 KB)
T 2450/17 (Spachtelmasse mit Leichtzuschlag/HENKEL) of 10.1.2020

Online on

01.04.2020

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

10.1.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C04B 28/02
C04B 111/40

Application no.

06706787.6

Keywords

Ausreichende Offenbarung - (ja)
Patentansprüche - Auslegung mehrdeutiger Bergriffe
Spät eingereichter Antrag - geänderte Passage in der Beschreibung
Spät eingereichter Antrag - eingereicht in der mündlichen Verhandlung
Spät eingereichter Antrag - zugelassen (ja)
Änderungen in der Beschreibung bzgl. Standes der Technik
Änderungen - Erweiterung des Patentanspruchs (nein)
Vorlage an die Große Beschwerdekammer - (nein)
Zurückverweisung an die erste Instanz
Zurückverweisung - (ja)

Application title

SPACHTELMASSE MIT LEICHTZUSCHLAG

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T245017.20200110

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 436 KB)
T 2712/17 (Verfahren für Aluminiumband/Hydro Aluminium Rolled Products GmbH) of 11.3.2020

Online on

01.04.2020

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

11.3.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C22F 1/04
C22F 1/047
C22C 21/06
C22C 21/00
B41N 1/08

Application no.

07023245.9

Keywords

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

Application title

Aluminiumband für lithografische Druckplattenträger und dessen Herstellung

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T271217.20200311

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 326 KB)

March 2020

T 1877/16 (Cheese and method for its manufacturing/VALIO) of 13.2.2020

Online on

31.03.2020

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

13.2.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A23L 1/304
A23C 19/02
A23C 19/05
A23C 19/068
A23C 19/09

Application no.

10773642.3

Keywords

Late-filed document - admitted (no)
Late-filed facts - admitted (no)
Sufficiency of disclosure - (yes)

Application title

CHEESE AND METHOD FOR ITS MANUFACTURING

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T187716.20200213

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 325 KB)
T 0433/17 () of 4.2.2020

Online on

31.03.2020

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

4.2.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F16B 15/00

Application no.

12002061.5

Keywords

-

Application title

Klammerstab zur Befestigung von Dämmplatten an Holzständern

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T043317.20200204

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 275 KB)
T 1965/17 () of 10.1.2020

Online on

31.03.2020

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

10.1.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08F 220/28

Application no.

13195047.9

Keywords

Novelty - main request (yes)
Late submitted ground of opposition - admitted (no) - not prima facie highly relevant
Inventive step - (yes)
Inventive step - closest state of the art
Inventive step - none of teachings invoked suitable
Inventive step - main request
Late filed ground - not admitted - correct exercise of discretion - (yes)

Application title

UV-curable composition and pressure sensitive adhesive having breathability derived therefrom, as well as method for manufacturing the same

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T196517.20200110

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 381 KB)
T 0770/18 () of 25.3.2020

Online on

31.03.2020

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

25.3.2020

Proc. language

FR

IPC

B23B 27/00
B23B 29/02
B23C 5/00

Application no.

11305810.1

Keywords

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

Application title

Porte-outil tel que tête à aléser, mandrin à pince ou porte-fraise intégrant un dispositif d'amortissement

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T077018.20200325

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 354 KB)
T 1050/18 () of 11.3.2020

Online on

31.03.2020

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

11.3.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B60N 2/235

Application no.

09807790.2

Keywords

Admissibility of appeal - appeal sufficiently substantiated (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

DISC RECLINER WITH REDUCED BACKLASH

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T105018.20200311

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 302 KB)
T 1374/19 () of 25.3.2020

Online on

31.03.2020

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

25.3.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 9/14
A61K 9/20
A61K 31/425

Application no.

10181264.2

Keywords

Revocation of the patent in opposition appeal proceedings at the request of the patent proprietor

Application title

SOLID PHARMACEUTICAL DOSAGE FORM COMPRISING AN HIV PROTEASE INHIBITOR SOLID DISPERSION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T137419.20200325

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 239 KB)
T 0401/14 (Reversible cell staining/IBA GmbH) of 20.12.2019

Online on

30.03.2020

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

20.12.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01N 33/50
C12N 5/06

Application no.

01986941.1

Keywords

Late-filed request - admitted (yes)
Amendments - allowable (yes)
Claims - clarity (yes)
Sufficiency of disclosure - (yes)
Appeal decision - remittal to the department of first instance (yes)

Application title

REVERSIBLE MHC MULTIMER STAINING FOR FUNCTIONAL PURIFICATION OF ANTIGEN-SPECIFIC T CELLS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T040114.20191220

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 341 KB)
T 1657/14 (SAFETY-RELEVANT INFORMATION ON A DISPLAY/DEUTA) of 18.3.2020

Online on

30.03.2020

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

18.3.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 11/00
G06F 11/07

Application no.

10730168.1

Keywords

Novelty - main request (yes)
Novelty - the narrow concept of novelty under the EPC excludes equivalents of features which are explicitly disclosed
Inventive step - main request (yes)
Grounds for opposition - extent of opposition
Grounds for opposition - withdrawal of oppositions

Application title

METHOD FOR REPRESENTATION OF SAFETY-RELEVANT INFORMATION ON A DISPLAY AND APPARATUS FOR THE APPLICATION OF THE METHOD

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T165714.20200318

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 344 KB)
T 0143/16 (Enhancing ability to learn in a puppy/IAMS) of 16.3.2020

Online on

30.03.2020

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

16.3.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A23K 1/18
A23K 1/16

Application no.

04789251.8

Keywords

Main request and auxiliary requests I to VII - Extension of protection (yes)
Auxiliary request VIII - Non patentable subject-matter (yes)

Application title

METHODS AND KITS FOR ENHANCING ABILITY TO LEARN IN A PUPPY OR KITTEN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T014316.20200316

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 299 KB)
T 0693/16 (VLANs configuration in an automation system/ABB) of 14.11.2019

Online on

30.03.2020

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

14.11.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04L 12/24
G05B 19/418
H04L 12/46

Application no.

08105067.6

Keywords

Main request- amendments - deletion of features (yes)
Document - implicit obligation to maintain secrecy (no)
Novelty - auxiliary request (yes)
Inventive step - auxiliary request (yes)

Application title

Configuration of a process control system

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T069316.20191114

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 336 KB)
T 0020/17 () of 13.2.2020

Online on

30.03.2020

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

13.2.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08K 3/04
C08K 7/00

Application no.

08804922.6

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)
Inventive step - main request, auxiliary requests 1-4
Auxiliary reuqest filed during oral proceedings - admitted- no - opponents not in position to address issues raised
Admittance of documents by opposition division - discretionary decision - taken according to correct principles

Application title

HEAT-PROCESSABLE THERMALLY CONDUCTIVE POLYMER COMPOSITION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T002017.20200213

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 635 KB)
T 1486/17 () of 20.3.2020

Online on

30.03.2020

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

20.3.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01J 1/00
G01B 9/00
G02B 17/06
G02B 27/02
G02B 27/30

Application no.

03731448.1

Keywords

Clarity and support by the description (no)
Added subject-matter (yes)

Application title

METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR SENSING AND ANALYZING A WAVEFRONT OF AN OPTICALLY TRANSMISSIVE SYSTEM

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T148617.20200320

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 299 KB)
T 1823/17 (Pharmaceutical compositions for the treatment of Helicobacter pylori … of 3.2.2020

Online on

30.03.2020

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

3.2.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 9/24
A61K 31/315
A61K 31/4164
A61K 31/43
A61K 31/4439
A61K 31/549
A61K 31/7048
A61K 45/06
A61P 1/04
A61P 31/04

Application no.

12008098.1

Keywords

Main request and auxiliary requests I to IV - Inventive step (no)
Auxiliary request V - Admission into the appeal proceedings (no)

Application title

Pharmaceutical compositions for the treatment of Helicobacter pylori associated diseases

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T182317.20200203

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 387 KB)
T 0765/18 (Cemented carbide-metallic alloy composites/KENNAMETAL) of 28.1.2020

Online on

30.03.2020

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

28.1.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C22C 29/08

Application no.

13172168.0

Keywords

Inventive step - obvious alternative
Inventive step - main request (no)
Late-filed auxiliary requests - admitted (no)

Application title

Cemented carbide-metallic alloy composites

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T076518.20200128

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 323 KB)
T 0867/18 (Predetermined standard/KYOCERA) of 5.3.2020

Online on

30.03.2020

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

5.3.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 3/041
G06F 3/01

Application no.

10811447.1

Keywords

Grounds for opposition - added subject-matter (yes)

Application title

INPUT DEVICE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T086718.20200305

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 270 KB)
T 1031/14 (Electronic vouchers/I-MOVO) of 3.12.2019

Online on

27.03.2020

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

3.12.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06Q 30/00

Application no.

06808671.9

Keywords

Inventive step - cash voucher string comprising a non-cash value related number, issuer id and a pos id (no
Inventive step - cognitive data)

Application title

ELECTRONIC VOUCHERS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T103114.20191203

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 317 KB)
T 1803/14 () of 28.1.2020

Online on

27.03.2020

Board

3.5.04

Decision date

28.1.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04N 5/268

Application no.

08794515.0

Keywords

Amendments - added subject-matter (yes)

Application title

MULTI-PREVIEW CAPABILITY FOR VIDEO PRODUCTION DEVICE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T180314.20200128

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 391 KB)
T 1863/14 (Electronic vouchers/I-MOVO) of 3.12.2019

Online on

27.03.2020

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

3.12.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06Q 30/00

Application no.

10011926.2

Keywords

Inventive step - voucher redemption request comprising an alphanumeric string having a cash value, issuer id and a redemption message (no
Inventive step - cognitive data)

Application title

Electronic vouchers

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T186314.20191203

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 320 KB)
T 1136/15 () of 23.3.2020

Online on

27.03.2020

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

23.3.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01B 3/52
C08K 3/36
C08K 3/38

Application no.

08705506.7

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)

Application title

Insulating Tape having a Multi-layered Platelet Structure

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T113615.20200323

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 360 KB)
T 0194/16 () of 18.2.2020

Online on

27.03.2020

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

18.2.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61F 13/49
A61F 13/56

Application no.

04771892.9

Keywords

Amendments - main request
Amendments - added subject-matter (yes)
Late-filed auxiliary requests - request clearly allowable (no)
Late-filed requests 1, 2 and 3
Late-filed request - diverging versions of claims

Application title

DISPOSABLE ABSORBENT ARTICLE AND PROCESS FOR MAKING THE SAME

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T019416.20200218

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 2 MB)
T 0482/16 () of 23.1.2020

Online on

27.03.2020

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

23.1.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C10G 45/08
B01J 23/85
B01J 35/10

Application no.

07729938.6

Keywords

Amendments - allowable (yes)
Clarity (yes)
Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)
Right to be heard - substantial procedural violation (yes)
Reimbursement of appeal fee - (yes)

Application title

CATALYTIC HYDRODEOXYGENATION OF AN OXYGENATE FEEDSTOCK

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T048216.20200123

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 407 KB)
T 1443/16 (Azelastine-mometasone/CIPLA) of 17.1.2020

Online on

27.03.2020

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

17.1.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

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

Application no.

09075101.7

Keywords

Inventive step - main request, auxiliary requests III, V, VI (no)
Admission - auxiliary requests I, II, IV (no)

Application title

Combination of azelastine and mometasone

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T144316.20200117

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 437 KB)
T 1936/16 () of 14.2.2020

Online on

27.03.2020

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

14.2.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B62D 21/15
B62D 29/00

Application no.

09814121.1

Keywords

Ausreichende Offenbarung - Ausführbarkeit (ja)
Neuheit - (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)
Zulassung neuer Angriffslinie in mündl. Verhandlung - (nein)
Zurückverweisung an die erste Instanz - (nein)

Application title

VERSTÄRKTE STRUKTUR EINES FAHRZEUGS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T193616.20200214

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 595 KB)
T 1993/16 () of 6.2.2020

Online on

27.03.2020

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

6.2.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F01N 3/02
F01N 3/10
F01N 3/20
F01N 3/24
B01D 53/94
B01J 29/74

Application no.

05790571.3

Keywords

Inventive step - main request (no)
Amendments - added subject-matter
Amendments - auxiliary request 19 (yes)

Application title

METHOD AND DEVICE FOR CONTROLLING EXHAUST EMISSION FROM INTERNAL COMBUSTION ENGINE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T199316.20200206

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 413 KB)
T 2538/16 () of 18.2.2020

Online on

27.03.2020

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

18.2.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B62K 3/00
B62J 1/00
B62K 9/02

Application no.

11009298.8

Keywords

Ausreichende Offenbarung (ja)
Unzulässige Erweiterung (nein)
Neuheit und erfinderische Tätigkeit (ja)

Application title

Kleinkind-Roller

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T253816.20200218

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 333 KB)
T 0452/17 (Catalytic secondary reforming/Casale) of 23.1.2020

Online on

27.03.2020

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

23.1.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B01F 5/00
B01F 5/04
B01J 8/02
C01B 3/38
B01J 8/04

Application no.

04790745.6

Keywords

Novelty - main request (no)
Novelty - auxiliary request (no)
Inventive step - auxiliary request (no)
Inventive step - neighbouring field
Inventive step - obvious combination of known features
Statement of grounds of appeal - party's complete case
Late-filed request - submitted with the statement of grounds of appeal
Late-filed request - admitted (no)

Application title

CATALYTIC SECONDARY REFORMING PROCESS AND REACTOR FOR SAID PROCESS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T045217.20200123

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 379 KB)
T 3216/19 () of 24.3.2020

Online on

27.03.2020

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

24.3.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01L 23/48
H01L 25/065

Application no.

07784074.2

Keywords

Admissibility of appeal - missing statement of grounds

Application title

PACKAGED SYSTEM OF SEMICONDUCTOR CHIPS HAVING A SEMICONDUCTOR INTERPOSER

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T321619.20200324

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 238 KB)
T 3262/19 () of 24.3.2020

Online on

27.03.2020

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

24.3.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01L 23/528
H01L 23/485
H01L 21/60

Application no.

06814056.5

Keywords

Admissibility of appeal - missing statement of grounds

Application title

METHOD FOR FABRICATING LOW RESISTANCE, LOW INDUCTANCE INTERCONNECTIONS IN HIGH CURRENT SEMICONDUCTOR DEVICES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T326219.20200324

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 238 KB)
T 0141/15 () of 3.3.2020

Online on

26.03.2020

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

3.3.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61M 1/16

Application no.

08016170.6

Keywords

Exception to patentability - therapeutic and surgical treatment (yes)

Application title

Method to determine the Kt/V parameter in kidney substitution treatments based on a non-linear fitting procedure

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T014115.20200303

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 348 KB)
T 1548/15 (Crystalline taxol/BOSTON) of 10.3.2020

Online on

26.03.2020

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

10.3.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 31/335
A61L 31/16
A61P 7/00
A61F 2/06
A61K 31/337
A61K 31/4035
A61K 31/407
A61L 31/14
A61K 31/04
A61K 31/131
A61K 31/135
A61K 31/165
A61K 31/17
A61K 31/365
A61K 31/40
A61K 31/4025
A61K 31/519
A61K 31/551
A61K 31/704
A61K 47/48

Application no.

09004768.9

Keywords

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

Application title

Implantable device comprising taxol in crystalline form for the inhibition or prevention of restenosis

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T154815.20200310

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 241 KB)
T 0308/17 (Methods for refolding of recombinant antibodies/AMGEN) of 11.9.2019

Online on

26.03.2020

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

11.9.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07K 16/00
C07K 1/113
C07K 16/28

Application no.

05811874.6

Keywords

Novelty - main request (no)
Novelty - auxiliary requests I to IX, XI and XII (no)
Admissibility of requests - auxiliary requests X, XIa, XIIa and XIII to XIX (no)
Right to be heard - opportunity to comment (yes)

Application title

Methods for refolding of recombinant antibodies

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T030817.20190911

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 507 KB)
D 0010/19 () of 5.2.2020

Online on

25.03.2020

Board

DBA

Decision date

5.2.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

-

Application no.

-

Keywords

-

Application title

-

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:D001019.20200205

Distribution

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 204 KB)
D 0012/19 () of 18.2.2020

Online on

25.03.2020

Board

DBA

Decision date

18.2.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

-

Application no.

-

Keywords

-

Application title

-

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:D001219.20200218

Distribution

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 193 KB)
G 0001/18 (Einlegung der Beschwerde) of 18.7.2019

Online on

25.03.2020

Board

EBA

Decision date

18.7.2019

Proc. language

FR

IPC

-

Application no.

-

Keywords

Als eingelegt geltende Beschwerde
Zulässige Beschwerde
Beschwerdegebühr – Rückzahlung

Application title

-

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:G000118.20190718

Distribution

A

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 352 KB)
G 0001/18 (Filing an appeal) of 18.7.2019

Online on

25.03.2020

Board

EBA

Decision date

18.7.2019

Proc. language

FR

IPC

-

Application no.

-

Keywords

Appeal deemed filed
Appeal admissible
Appeal fee – reimbursement

Application title

-

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:G000118.20190718

Distribution

A

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 314 KB)
T 0140/15 () of 12.2.2020

Online on

25.03.2020

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

12.2.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A61B 5/00
A61B 5/026

Application no.

08749811.9

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hauptantrag (nein); Hilfsantrag 1 (ja)
Zulassung ins Verfahren von Hilfsantrag 1 (ja)
Zulassung ins Verfahren von verspätetem Einwand (nein)

Application title

VORRICHTUNG UND VERFAHREN ZUR TRANSKUTANEN BESTIMMUNG VON BLUTGASEN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T014015.20200212

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 465 KB)
T 0476/15 () of 22.1.2020

Online on

25.03.2020

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

22.1.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F16K 27/02
F16K 37/00
F16K 1/22
B64D 37/32

Application no.

06253009.2

Keywords

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

Application title

Shrouded valve apparatus and related methods

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T047615.20200122

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 962 KB)
T 1285/15 () of 18.11.2019

Online on

25.03.2020

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

18.11.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B41M 3/14

Application no.

03772406.9

Keywords

Admission of late filed documents (yes)
Admission of a late filed attack (no)
Remittal (no)
Clarity (yes)
Sufficiency of disclosure (yes)
Added matter (yes: main request A; no: auxiliary request 0A)
Novelty (yes: auxiliary request 0A)
Inventive step (yes: auxiliary request 0A)

Application title

Security Device and its Production Method

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T128515.20191118

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 1 MB)
T 1389/15 () of 17.2.2020

Online on

25.03.2020

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

17.2.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

H01R 13/66
H02H 7/22
H02H 11/00
G01R 27/20

Application no.

10803074.3

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hauptantrag und Hilfsanträge 1 bis 5 (nein)
Änderungen - unzulässige Erweiterung
Änderungen - Hilfsantrag 5 (ja)

Application title

Selbstüberwachende Anschlussleitung und Betriebsmittel

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T138915.20200217

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 324 KB)
T 0297/16 (SIP conferencing system/HUAWEI) of 23.1.2020

Online on

25.03.2020

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

23.1.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04L 29/08
H04M 3/56
H04L 12/18
H04L 29/12
H04L 29/06

Application no.

07721649.7

Keywords

Added subject-matter (yes) - all requests

Application title

A method, device and system for implementing the session service

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T029716.20200123

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 289 KB)
T 0330/16 () of 10.3.2020

Online on

25.03.2020

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

10.3.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

D06F 39/04
D06F 37/42
D06F 35/00

Application no.

06011421.2

Keywords

Late-filed document - admitted (no)

Application title

Method for operating a domestic appliance, especially a home dryer or a washing machine, and domestic appliance

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T033016.20200310

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 291 KB)
T 2453/16 (Synchronizing user revisions to a shared object/MICROSOFT LLC) of 31.1.2020

Online on

25.03.2020

Board

3.5.07

Decision date

31.1.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 17/30
G06Q 10/00

Application no.

05112294.3

Keywords

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

Application title

Method and system for synchronizing multiple user revisions to a shared object

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T245316.20200131

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 351 KB)
T 0002/17 () of 8.1.2020

Online on

25.03.2020

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

8.1.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B41F 13/00
B41F 33/00
B41K 3/12

Application no.

07789741.1

Keywords

Late-filed evidence - resubmitted with the statement of grounds of appeal (admitted)
Inventive step - main request, auxiliary request I (no)
Inventive step - auxiliary request II (yes)

Application title

Numbering device for typographic numbering

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T000217.20200108

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 656 KB)
T 0305/17 (Methods of vaccine administration/ZOETIS SERVICES) of 12.3.2020

Online on

25.03.2020

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

12.3.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 39/02
A61K 39/175
A61K 39/10
A61K 39/23
A61K 39/12
A61K 39/295
A61K 39/155

Application no.

07825750.8

Keywords

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

Application title

Methods of vaccine administration

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T030517.20200312

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 260 KB)
T 0787/17 () of 11.10.2019

Online on

25.03.2020

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

11.10.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B42D 15/00
G02B 5/18
G02B 27/22
G02B 3/00

Application no.

10728614.8

Keywords

Ausführbarkeit (ja)
Neuheit (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit (nein: Hauptantrag; ja: Hilfsantrag 1)

Application title

Mehrschichtkörper

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T078717.20191011

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 1 MB)
T 0800/17 () of 20.3.2020

Online on

25.03.2020

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

20.3.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A01J 5/017

Application no.

12715731.1

Keywords

Amendments of application
Amendments - allowable (yes)
Novelty - main request (yes)
Inventive step - main request (yes)
Remittal to the department of first instance - (no)

Application title

HUMAN ASSISTED MILKING ROBOT AND METHOD

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T080017.20200320

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 291 KB)
T 0905/17 () of 16.9.2019

Online on

25.03.2020

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

16.9.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F16L 11/14
F16L 11/16
F16L 11/04
F16L 11/08

Application no.

01974060.4

Keywords

Inventive step (yes)

Application title

Armoured, flexible pipe

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T090517.20190916

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 864 KB)
T 1014/17 () of 20.3.2020

Online on

25.03.2020

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

20.3.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C08L 83/06

Application no.

12713120.9

Keywords

Spät eingereichte Beweismittel - zugelassen (nein: D27-D31)
Einspruchsgründe - unzulässige Erweiterung (nein)
Einspruchsgründe - Erweiterung von Patentansprüchen (nein)
Einspruchsgründe - mangelhafte Offenbarung (nein)
Patentansprüche - Klarheit im Einspruchsbeschwerdeverfahren
Spät vorgebrachte Einwände - zugelassen (nein)

Application title

WÄSSRIGE DISPERSIONEN VON ORGANOSILICIUMVERBINDUNGEN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T101417.20200320

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 468 KB)
T 1000/19 () of 20.3.2020

Online on

25.03.2020

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

20.3.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08F 20/06
C08L 33/04
C08K 3/34
D21H 17/19
C08F 220/06
C08F 222/02
C08F 222/04
C08F 2/38

Application no.

11848633.1

Keywords

Correction of error - form for payment of opposition fee (yes)

Application title

STABLE POLYACRYLIC ACIDS, THEIR MANUFACTURE AND THEIR USE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T100019.20200320

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 327 KB)
T 0038/15 () of 16.10.2019

Online on

24.03.2020

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

16.10.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F16P 3/10

Application no.

08786151.4

Keywords

Mit der Beschwerdebegründung eingereichte Beweismittel (zugelassen)
Beweismittel - Begutachtung durch Sachverständigen (nicht erforderlich)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hauptantrag (nein)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hilfsantrag (ja)
Ausreichende Offenbarung (ja)

Application title

Verfahren zum Schutz von Personen bei ihrer Arbeit an einer Servopresse sowie Servopresse mit Personenschutzeinrichtung

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T003815.20191016

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 539 KB)
T 0247/15 () of 5.3.2020

Online on

24.03.2020

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

5.3.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 17/60

Application no.

02703183.0

Keywords

Mixture of technical and non-technical features
Inventive step - all requests (no)

Application title

METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR SCHEDULING ONLINE TARGETED CONTENT DELIVERY

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T024715.20200305

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 346 KB)
T 1525/15 () of 14.1.2020

Online on

24.03.2020

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

14.1.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B31F 1/07

Application no.

00940748.7

Keywords

Clarity (yes)
Added matter (no)
Novelty (yes)
Inventive step (yes)

Application title

Embossing method for the production of multi-ply web material, and product made in this way

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T152515.20200114

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D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 677 KB)
T 0252/16 () of 12.2.2020

Online on

24.03.2020

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

12.2.2020

Proc. language

FR

IPC

E21B 17/01
F16L 11/08

Application no.

04786274.3

Keywords

Possibilité d'exécuter l'invention - exposé de l'invention permettant sa mise en oeuvre (oui)
Nouveauté - (oui)
Activité inventive - (oui)

Application title

Méthode d'évacuation des gaz de perméation d'une conduite tubulaire flexible et conduite adaptée à sa mise en ½uvre

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T025216.20200212

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D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 391 KB)
T 1059/16 (Sub-carriers numbers signalling/AVAGO) of 16.1.2020

Online on

24.03.2020

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

16.1.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04L 5/00

Application no.

12002702.4

Keywords

Late-filed request - change of subject-matter
Late-filed request - amendments after arrangement of oral proceedings

Application title

Downclocking with adaptive sub-carriers for single user, multiple user, multiple access and/or MIMO wireless communication

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T105916.20200116

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D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 257 KB)
T 1627/16 (Volatile memory in hearing aids/OTICON) of 21.2.2020

Online on

24.03.2020

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

21.2.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04R 25/00

Application no.

09172644.8

Keywords

Novelty - main request (no)
Admission of late-filed auxiliary requests - (no): not convergent and/or not clearly allowable
Admission of auxiliary request filed during oral proceedings - (no): returning to previous claims and not clearly allowable

Application title

A listening system comprising a charging station with a data memory

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T162716.20200221

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 395 KB)
T 1721/16 () of 19.3.2020

Online on

24.03.2020

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

19.3.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01L 21/3065
H01L 21/00

Application no.

06117783.8

Keywords

Clarity - after amendment (yes)
Remittal to the department of first instance - (no)
Novelty and inventive step
Novelty - (yes)

Application title

Etching method and etching apparatus

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T172116.20200319

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 354 KB)
T 0023/17 () of 30.1.2020

Online on

24.03.2020

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

30.1.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C08L 77/02
C08L 77/06
B29C 67/00

Application no.

11714254.7

Keywords

Verspätetes Vorbringen - Beweismittel zugelassen (ja)
Neuheit - (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (nein)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - alle Anträge

Application title

POLYMERPULVER AUF DER BASIS VON POLYAMIDEN, VERWENDUNG IN EINEM FORMGEBENDEN VERFAHREN UND FORMKÖRPER, HERGESTELLT AUS DIESEM POLYMERPULVER

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T002317.20200130

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D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 402 KB)
T 0280/17 (PROCESS FOR THE PRODUCTION OF CROSS-LINKED GELATIN MICROBEADLETS/BASF … of 5.3.2020

Online on

24.03.2020

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

5.3.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 9/16

Application no.

04721495.2

Keywords

Appeal admissible - Yes
Amended main request admissible - No

Application title

PROCESS FOR THE PRODUCTION OF CROSS-LINKED GELATIN MICROBEADLETS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T028017.20200305

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 291 KB)
T 0397/17 () of 21.1.2020

Online on

24.03.2020

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

21.1.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B60J 7/02
B60J 7/043

Application no.

11176299.3

Keywords

Clarity (yes)
Added subject-matter (no)
Extension of protection (no)
Inventive step (yes)

Application title

Roof system for a vehicle

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T039717.20200121

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 306 KB)
T 0325/15 (Diagnosis of stroke/BIO-RAD) of 12.12.2019

Online on

23.03.2020

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

12.12.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01N 33/68
G01N 33/74
C07K 14/58

Application no.

09781380.2

Keywords

Oral proceedings - held in absence of appellant
Novelty - (main request: no)
Inventive step - (auxiliary request: no)
Reimbursement of appeal fee - (no)

Application title

METHOD FOR THE IN VITRO DIAGNOSIS OF STROKE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T032515.20191212

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 306 KB)
T 2202/15 () of 7.2.2020

Online on

23.03.2020

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

7.2.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B05B 13/04
B41J 3/407

Application no.

05788705.1

Keywords

Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

APPARATUS AND METHODS FOR APPLYING IMAGES TO A SURFACE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T220215.20200207

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D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 591 KB)
T 0175/16 (Circuit-switched fallback in LTE/ERICSSON) of 18.2.2020

Online on

23.03.2020

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

18.2.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04W 36/14

Application no.

11192773.7

Keywords

Inventive step - main request and auxiliary request III (no)
Admission into appeal proceedings - auxiliary requests I, II and IV (no): fresh case

Application title

Circuit switched fallback in evolved packet system

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T017516.20200218

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 374 KB)
T 0320/16 () of 18.3.2020

Online on

23.03.2020

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

18.3.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B26B 21/38
B26B 21/52

Application no.

05797884.3

Keywords

Novelty - main request (no)
Late-filed auxiliary request - request could have been filed in first instance proceedings (yes)
Decision in written proceedings after cancellation of oral proceedings

Application title

VIBRATING WET SHAVER

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T032016.20200318

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D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 332 KB)
T 0828/16 (Verarbeitung von Terahertzwellen/TELEKOM) of 16.3.2020

Online on

23.03.2020

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

16.3.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

H04B 10/12

Application no.

09732829.8

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Haupt- und Hilfsantrag (nein)

Application title

Verfahren und Vorrichtung zur Verarbeitung von Terahertzwellen

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T082816.20200316

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 299 KB)
T 1169/16 () of 8.1.2020

Online on

23.03.2020

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

8.1.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F03D 11/00
F03D 11/04
E04H 12/08
E04H 12/34
F03D 1/00
B66B 9/00

Application no.

09012887.7

Keywords

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

Application title

A wind turbine tower elevator and a method for assembling a wind turbine tower

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T116916.20200108

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 380 KB)
T 1258/16 (Abiraterone prednisone combination for treatment of prostate cancer/ … of 6.2.2020

Online on

23.03.2020

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

6.2.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 31/573
A61P 35/00
A61K 31/58
A61K 45/06

Application no.

07837326.3

Keywords

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

Application title

Compositions for treating cancer

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T125816.20200206

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 270 KB)
T 1450/16 (Acoustic port of a hearing device/SHURE) of 17.1.2020

Online on

23.03.2020

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

17.1.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04R 1/10

Application no.

11193846.0

Keywords

Inventive step - main and second auxiliary request (no): selection of closest prior art to be made by the deciding body (T 855/15 followed)
Admission of late-filed first auxiliary request - (no): not clearly allowable

Application title

Earphone for sound reproduction

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T145016.20200117

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 421 KB)
T 2020/16 () of 11.3.2020

Online on

23.03.2020

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

11.3.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F02M 25/08
B60K 15/035
F02D 41/00
B60W 20/00
B60K 6/20

Application no.

08012618.8

Keywords

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

Application title

Evaporative emission control in battery powered vehicle with gasoline engine powered generator

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T202016.20200311

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 370 KB)
T 0546/17 () of 5.3.2020

Online on

23.03.2020

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

5.3.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A61M 1/00

Application no.

10734669.4

Keywords

Erlöschen des Patents in allen benannten Vertragsstaaten - Beendigung des Beschwerdeverfahrens

Application title

VORRICHTUNG ZUR UNTERDRUCKTHERAPIE VON WUNDEN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T054617.20200305

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 242 KB)
T 0662/17 () of 9.1.2020

Online on

23.03.2020

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

9.1.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

E03B 7/08

Application no.

13750562.4

Keywords

Patentansprüche - Klarheit
Patentansprüche - Hilfsantrag I und II (nein)
Änderungen - unzulässige Erweiterung
Änderungen - -Hilfsantrag IIIa (nein)
Beschwerdeentscheidung - Zurückverweisung an die erste Instanz (ja)

Application title

ANORDNUNG ZUR DURCHFÜHRUNG EINER HYGIENESPÜLUNG IN EINER WASSERINSTALLATION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T066217.20200109

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 828 KB)
T 2704/18 () of 4.3.2020

Online on

23.03.2020

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

4.3.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B60T 13/58
B60T 13/74

Application no.

14787200.6

Keywords

Ausreichende Offenbarung - Ausführbarkeit (nein)

Application title

ELEKTROMECHANISCH UND HYDRAULISCH BETÄTIGBARE KRAFTFAHRZEUGBREMSE MIT WAHLWEISER SELBSTHEMMUNG

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T270418.20200304

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 429 KB)
T 0209/15 () of 31.1.2020

Online on

20.03.2020

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

31.1.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61M 5/34

Application no.

06121820.2

Keywords

Late filed ground for opposition - admitted (no)
Late filed document - admitted (no)
Discretionary decision - revised (no)
Late filed line of argument of lack of inventive step - admitted (no)
Late filed line of argument of lack of novelty - admitted (no)
Novelty - (yes)

Application title

A needle mount and use of the needle mount for mounting a needle assembly

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T020915.20200131

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 833 KB)
T 1546/15 () of 14.1.2020

Online on

20.03.2020

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

14.1.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01F 27/14
E21B 33/038

Application no.

08164976.6

Keywords

Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

Pressure compensator

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T154615.20200114

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 360 KB)
T 1485/17 () of 17.2.2020

Online on

20.03.2020

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

17.2.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01N 37/00

Application no.

13773343.2

Keywords

Sufficiency of disclosure - (no)

Application title

SIGNAL CAPTURE METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR THE DETECTION OF LOW FREQUENCY ELECTRIC SIGNALS IN LIQUIDS AND BIOLOGICAL MATTER

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T148517.20200217

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 340 KB)
T 1518/17 () of 21.1.2020

Online on

20.03.2020

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

21.1.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08L 23/12
C08F 297/08

Application no.

11734139.6

Keywords

Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (no) (all requests)
Multiple documents as closest state of the art- need to show inventive step with respect to each
Late submitted material - document admitted (yes)
Late-filed auxiliary requests - admitted
Late-filed auxiliary requests - (yes)
Late-filed auxiliary requests - response to findings of decision (auxiliary request I)

Application title

PROPYLENE POLYMER COMPOSITIONS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T151817.20200121

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 403 KB)
T 1964/17 () of 17.1.2020

Online on

20.03.2020

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

17.1.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08F 297/08
C08L 23/14

Application no.

10715556.6

Keywords

Late-filed objection - admitted (no)
Late-filed facts or evidence
Late-filed facts - held inadmissible (no)
Grounds for opposition - insufficiency of disclosure (no)
Appeal decision - remittal to the department of first instance (yes)

Application title

PROPYLENE POLYMER COMPOSITIONS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T196417.20200117

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 460 KB)
J 0006/19 () of 15.1.2020

Online on

19.03.2020

Board

3.1.01

Decision date

15.1.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C02F 1/46
C02F 1/76
C02F 1/50

Application no.

15848194.5

Keywords

Withdrawal of an application - Correction of error after publication (No) - Telephone call - Protection of legitimate expectations (No)

Application title

SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR OXIDATION OF AMMONIA

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:J000619.20200115

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 368 KB)
T 0136/16 () of 3.3.2020

Online on

19.03.2020

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

3.3.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B66B 1/14
B66B 1/18

Application no.

04106222.5

Keywords

Einspruchsgründe - mangelnde Patentierbarkeit (ja)
Neuheit - (nein)
Spät eingereichte Hilfsanträge - Antrag eindeutig gewährbar (nein)
Spät eingereichte Hilfsanträge - zugelassen (nein)
Rückzahlung der Beschwerdegebühr - Verletzung des rechtlichen Gehörs (ja)

Application title

Verfahren zur Beförderung von Personen in einem Gebäude

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T013616.20200303

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 476 KB)
T 0939/16 () of 18.2.2020

Online on

19.03.2020

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

18.2.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B29B 9/16
B29B 9/06
C08G 63/00
C08G 63/90

Application no.

06791670.0

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (Hauptantrag und Hilfsanträge 1 bis 7: nein)
Spät eingereichte Beweismittel - eingereicht in der mündlichen Verhandlung
Spät eingereichte Beweismittel - zugelassen (D8: nein)
Spät eingereichter Antrag - erneut eingereicht mit der Beschwerdebegründung
Spät eingereichter Antrag - zugelassen (Hilfsanträge 1-3: ja)
Spät eingereichter Hilfsantrag - eingereicht in der mündlichen Verhandlung - zugelassen (Hilfsantrag 8: nein)

Application title

VERFAHREN UND VORRICHTUNG ZUR VERRINGERUNG DES ACETALDEHYDGEHALTES VON POLYESTERGRANULAT

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T093916.20200218

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 619 KB)
T 1010/16 (Sounding reference signal triggering/ERICSSON) of 5.12.2019

Online on

19.03.2020

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

5.12.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04L 5/00
H04L 27/26

Application no.

10774301.5

Keywords

Inventive step - main request (yes)

Application title

METHODS AND ARRANGEMENTS FOR DYNAMICALLY TRIGGERING THE TRANSMISSION OF SOUNDING REFERENCE SIGNAL IN A TELECOMMUNICATION SYSTEM

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T101016.20191205

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 278 KB)
T 1880/16 (Ammonia synthesis gas/thyssenkrupp) of 8.1.2020

Online on

19.03.2020

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

8.1.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C01B 3/02
C01B 3/38
C01B 3/48
C01C 1/04

Application no.

08853299.9

Keywords

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

Application title

PROCESS FOR PRODUCING AMMONIA SYNTHESIS GAS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T188016.20200108

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 339 KB)
T 0223/18 (Product insert update/BIO-RAD) of 18.2.2020

Online on

19.03.2020

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

18.2.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 19/00
G06Q 10/00

Application no.

11778166.6

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)
Claims - clarity
Claims - auxiliary requests (no)
Sufficiency of disclosure - auxiliary requests (no)

Application title

SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR PROVIDING AUTOMATICALLY UPDATED PRODUCT INSERTS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T022318.20200218

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 280 KB)
T 0113/19 (Composition a base d'oxyde de zirconium/Rhodia) of 17.1.2020

Online on

19.03.2020

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

17.1.2020

Proc. language

FR

IPC

C01G 25/00
B01D 53/94
B01J 23/10
B01J 21/00

Application no.

03761645.5

Keywords

Modifications - admises (oui)
Modifications - nouvelle plage
Possibilité d'exécuter l'invention - (oui)
Possibilité d'exécuter l'invention - plage sans limite supérieure
Activité inventive - (oui)

Application title

COMPOSITION A BASE D OXYDE DE ZIRCONIUM ET D OXYDES DE CERIUM, DE LANTHANE ET D UNE AUTRE TERRE RARE, SON PROCEDE D E PREPARATION ET SON UTILISATION COMME CATALYSEUR

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T011319.20200117

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 369 KB)
T 0418/15 () of 5.2.2020

Online on

18.03.2020

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

5.2.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B07C 3/08

Application no.

07150496.3

Keywords

Inventive step - seventh auxiliary request (yes)
New ground for opposition in appeal proceedings - no consent of the patent proprietor

Application title

Mail sorting and sequencing system

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T041815.20200205

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 336 KB)
T 1533/15 (COATING OF FOOD AND BEVERAGE CANS) of 10.1.2020

Online on

18.03.2020

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

10.1.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C09D 151/08
B65D 17/00

Application no.

05825629.8

Keywords

Admissibility of appeal - (yes)
Novelty - main request (no)
Amendments - added subject-matter (yes)
Late-filed items of evidence - admitted (no)
Late-filed auxiliary requests - admitted (no)

Application title

COATING COMPOSITIONS FOR CANS AND METHODS OF COATING

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T153315.20200110

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 656 KB)
T 1566/15 (Random access in a telecommunications system/ERICSSON) of 20.2.2020

Online on

18.03.2020

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

20.2.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04W 74/08

Application no.

08874734.0

Keywords

Novelty - patent as granted (no)
Inventive step - auxiliary requests 2A, 5A and 6 (no)
Admissibility of late-filed auxiliary request 7 (no): divergent and not clearly allowable

Application title

Methods and apparatuses for performing random access in a telecommunications system

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T156615.20200220

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 385 KB)
T 2281/16 () of 17.12.2019

Online on

18.03.2020

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

17.12.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B60H 1/00

Application no.

11725362.5

Keywords

Neuheit - (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)

Application title

VERBESSERTE KLIMAANLAGENSTEUERUNG

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T228116.20191217

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 269 KB)
T 0272/17 () of 18.12.2019

Online on

18.03.2020

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

18.12.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B63G 7/02

Application no.

12195733.6

Keywords

Ausreichende Offenbarung - Ausführbarkeit (ja)
Neuheit - Hauptantrag (nein)
Neuheit - Hilfsantrag I (ja)
Zulassung des Hilfsantrags I - mit Beschwerdeerwiderung als Hilfsantrag IV eingereicht (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hilfsantrag I (ja)

Application title

Kampfmittelräumgerät zum Räumen von Kampfmitteln, wie Seeminen, unter Wasser, Kampfmittelräumkombination mit unbemanntem Unterwasserfahrzeug und derartigem Kampfmittelräumgerät sowie Verfahren hierzu

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T027217.20191218

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D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 546 KB)
T 1336/17 () of 13.1.2020

Online on

18.03.2020

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

13.1.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C09J 163/00

Application no.

04012885.2

Keywords

Main request and first to third auxiliary requests - Inventive step (no)
Fourth auxiliary request - Prohibition of reformatio in peius

Application title

Epoxy adhesive composition

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T133617.20200113

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D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 414 KB)
T 2069/17 () of 3.3.2020

Online on

18.03.2020

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

3.3.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01N 21/05
G01N 21/64
G02B 21/00

Application no.

09743421.1

Keywords

Main request - inventive step (no)
Late-filed first auxiliary request - admitted (no)
Late-filed second auxiliary request - justification for late filing (yes) - admitted (yes) - inventive step (no)

Application title

COMPENSATOR FOR MULTIPLE SURFACE IMAGING

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T206917.20200303

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D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 329 KB)
T 2140/17 () of 21.1.2020

Online on

18.03.2020

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

21.1.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F16B 13/08

Application no.

06721687.9

Keywords

Novelty - (no)

Application title

ANCHOR ASSEMBLY FOR FASTENER

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T214017.20200121

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D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 277 KB)
T 2383/17 () of 5.3.2020

Online on

18.03.2020

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

5.3.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

E01C 19/48
F01P 11/10
F01P 5/06

Application no.

12007422.4

Keywords

Neuheit - (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - nächstliegender Stand der Technik muss gattungsgemäß sein

Application title

Baumaschine mit Maschinenkomponenten

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T238317.20200305

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D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 371 KB)
T 2659/17 () of 4.3.2020

Online on

18.03.2020

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

4.3.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B23D 47/04
B25B 5/06

Application no.

09000326.0

Keywords

Zulässigkeit des Einspruchs - Substantiierung des Einspruchs (ja)
Zulässigkeit der Beschwerde - Beschwerde hinreichend begründet (ja)
Beweismittel - offenkundige Vorbenutzung
Beweismittel - Zeugenvernehmung
Beweismittel - schriftliche Erklärung an Eides statt
Beweismittel - Maßstab bei der Beweiswürdigung
Wesentlicher Verfahrensmangel - Verletzung des rechtlichen Gehörs (ja)
Neuheit - offenkundige Vorbenutzung (nein)
Neuheit - nicht ausreichend bewiesen
Neuheit - offenkundige Vorbenutzung
Neuheit - stillschweigende Geheimhaltungsverpflichtung
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hauptantrag (ja)

Application title

Plattenaufteilanlage

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T265917.20200304

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D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 422 KB)
T 0278/15 () of 20.1.2020

Online on

17.03.2020

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

20.1.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

H02M 1/12
H02M 1/44

Application no.

03737935.1

Keywords

Zulässigkeit der Beschwerde - Beschwerde hinreichend begründet (ja)
Spät eingereichte Anträge - Antrag hätte bereits im erstinstanzlichen Verfahren vorgebracht werden können (nein)
Beschwerdeentscheidung - Zurückverweisung an die erste Instanz (ja)

Application title

Stromkompensierte Drossel und Schaltungsanordnung mit der stromkompensierten Drossel

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T027815.20200120

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D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 390 KB)
T 0394/15 () of 26.2.2020

Online on

17.03.2020

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

26.2.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61M 5/20
A61M 5/32

Application no.

08848709.5

Keywords

Summons to oral proceedings - non-attendance of parties
Late-filed evidence - submitted with the statement of grounds
of appeal - admitted (yes)
Apportionment of costs - (no)
Novelty - main request (no)
Novelty - first auxiliary request (yes)
Inventive step - first auxiliary request (yes)
Grounds for opposition - insufficiency of disclosure (no)

Application title

AUTO INJECTOR WITH AUTOMATIC NEEDLE RETRACTION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T039415.20200226

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D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 1 MB)
T 1088/15 () of 19.12.2019

Online on

17.03.2020

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

19.12.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C09D 5/00
C08F 8/00
C23C 22/00

Application no.

06724403.8

Keywords

Änderungen - zulässig (nein)
Zurückverweisung an die erste Instanz

Application title

VERFAHREN ZUR STROMFREIEN APPLIKATION VON LACKSCHICHTBILDENDEM KORROSIONSSCHUTZMITTEL

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T108815.20191219

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D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 381 KB)
T 1727/15 (PBX mobility system with multiple call legs/BLACKBERRY) of 11.3.2020

Online on

17.03.2020

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

11.3.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04M 3/58

Application no.

09153698.7

Keywords

Inventive step - main request (no)
Admissibility - auxiliary requests (no): should have been filed before the first instance or not clearly allowable

Application title

PBX mobility system with multiple call legs

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T172715.20200311

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 333 KB)
T 2111/15 () of 5.2.2020

Online on

17.03.2020

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

5.2.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G09G 3/36

Application no.

11000919.8

Keywords

Sufficiency of disclosure - (no)

Application title

Display apparatus

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T211115.20200205

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 342 KB)
T 0641/17 () of 6.3.2020

Online on

17.03.2020

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

6.3.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B65D 77/02
B65D 77/30
B65D 85/10

Application no.

10732286.9

Keywords

Spät eingereichter Antrag - Antrag hätte bereits im erstinstanzlichen Verfahren vorgebracht werden können (ja)

Application title

ZIGARETTENPACKUNG UND VERFAHREN ZUM HERSTELLEN VON ZIGARETTENPACKUNGEN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T064117.20200306

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D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 275 KB)
T 0781/17 () of 14.1.2020

Online on

17.03.2020

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

14.1.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C09K 11/06
C07D 519/00
H01L 51/50

Application no.

10835884.7

Keywords

Sufficiency of disclosure - (no)

Application title

ORGANIC LIGHT-EMITTING MATERIAL AND ORGANIC LIGHT-EMITTING ELEMENT

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T078117.20200114

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D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 351 KB)
T 2014/19 () of 12.3.2020

Online on

17.03.2020

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

12.3.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B65D 43/02
B65D 43/16

Application no.

14306112.5

Keywords

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

Application title

Container

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T201419.20200312

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 245 KB)
T 2305/14 () of 12.2.2020

Online on

16.03.2020

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

12.2.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01V 1/38

Application no.

07113031.4

Keywords

Amendments - extension beyond the content of the parent application as filed (yes)
Sufficiency of disclosure - invention to be performed over whole range claimed
Sufficiency of disclosure - (no)

Application title

Control system for positioning of marine seismic streamers

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T230514.20200212

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 370 KB)
T 0043/15 () of 12.2.2020

Online on

16.03.2020

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

12.2.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01V 1/38

Application no.

07113039.7

Keywords

Amendments - generalization of a specific feature
Amendments - extension beyond the content of the parent application as filed (yes)

Application title

Control system for positioning of marine seismic streamers

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T004315.20200212

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 308 KB)
T 1191/15 () of 21.2.2020

Online on

16.03.2020

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

21.2.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61M 1/16

Application no.

10004110.2

Keywords

Sufficiency of disclosure - (no)
Amendments - broadening of claim (yes)
Late-filed auxiliary requests - admitted (yes)

Application title

Dialysis apparatus

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T119115.20200221

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 357 KB)
T 1471/16 (Hyaluronidase/HALOZYME) of 24.1.2020

Online on

16.03.2020

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

24.1.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12N 9/26

Application no.

13184202.3

Keywords

Main request - admission (yes);
Main request - fulfils all requirements of the EPC (yes);

Application title

Large-scale production of soluble hyaluronidase

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T147116.20200124

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D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 434 KB)
T 1982/16 () of 12.2.2020

Online on

16.03.2020

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

12.2.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01V 1/38
B63B 21/66

Application no.

07113028.0

Keywords

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

Application title

Control system for the positioning of marine seismic streamers

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T198216.20200212

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 340 KB)
T 0851/18 () of 10.1.2020

Online on

16.03.2020

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

10.1.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F16D 25/10
F16D 25/12
F16D 25/0638

Application no.

12759630.2

Keywords

Spät eingereichte Hilfsanträge - zugelassen (ja)
Neuheit - (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)

Application title

STATOR FÜR EINE REIBUNGSKUPPLUNG

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T085118.20200110

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 426 KB)
T 2554/18 () of 19.2.2020

Online on

16.03.2020

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

19.2.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A47B 88/02

Application no.

13005922.3

Keywords

Neuheit - (ja)

Application title

Vorrichtung zur lösbaren Kopplung einer Innenlade an einer Außenlade eines Möbels sowie Möbel

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T255418.20200219

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 388 KB)
T 3003/18 () of 12.2.2020

Online on

16.03.2020

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

12.2.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G02B 6/38

Application no.

14166143.9

Keywords

Admission of amended request filed during oral proceedings (yes)
Added subject-matter (no)
Amendments - Clarity (yes)
Sufficiency of disclosure (yes)
Compliance of amendments to the description with Rule 80, under consideration of Article 101(3) EPC (yes)
Novelty and inventive step (amended claims, yes)

Application title

Fiber optic plug

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T300318.20200212

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 572 KB)
T 0466/15 () of 19.12.2019

Online on

13.03.2020

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

19.12.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G08G 1/01

Application no.

04776021.0

Keywords

Amendments extending beyond the content of the application documents as filed (yes)
Admittance of late filed auxiliary request (no) - does not overcome all problems, introduces new problems

Application title

System and Method for Evaluating Vehicle and Operator Performance

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T046615.20191219

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 412 KB)
T 1379/15 () of 3.3.2020

Online on

13.03.2020

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

3.3.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H02K 3/34
F04C 29/00
F04C 18/356
H02K 3/52

Application no.

08711458.3

Keywords

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

Application title

Insulator for Motor, Stator, Motor and Compressor

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T137915.20200303

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 311 KB)
T 1942/15 (Automatische Bestimmung des Hörerwunsches/SIVANTOS) of 30.1.2020

Online on

13.03.2020

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

30.1.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

H04R 25/00

Application no.

07117099.7

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja): glaubhafter technischer Effekt
Zulassung ins Verfahren - spät eingereichter Stand der Technik (nein): keine angemessene Reaktion und nicht prima facie relevant

Application title

Verfahren zum zeitgesteuerten Einstellen einer Hörvorrichtung und entsprechende Hörvorrichtung

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T194215.20200130

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 417 KB)
T 1735/16 () of 7.2.2020

Online on

13.03.2020

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

7.2.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G09G 3/20
G09G 5/10
G09G 3/34

Application no.

09730656.7

Keywords

Added subject matter - no
Clarity - after amendment (yes)
Novelty and inventive step
Novelty - after amendment (yes)

Application title

METHODS FOR DRIVING ELECTRO-OPTIC DISPLAYS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T173516.20200207

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 360 KB)
T 2240/17 (Patching system/COMMSCOPE) of 9.3.2020

Online on

13.03.2020

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

9.3.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04Q 1/14

Application no.

05853191.4

Keywords

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

Application title

Telecommunications patching system that utilizes RFID tags to detect and identify patch cord interconnections

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T224017.20200309

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 243 KB)
T 2289/13 () of 10.1.2020

Online on

12.03.2020

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

10.1.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01S 17/46
G01S 7/486

Application no.

01127862.9

Keywords

Inventive step - ex post facto analysis

Application title

Method and device for detection of an object, with background elimination

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T228913.20200110

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 358 KB)
T 1062/15 (OFDM pilot subcarriers transmission/TOSHIBA) of 17.7.2019

Online on

12.03.2020

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

17.7.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04L 27/26
H04L 25/02
H04B 7/10
H04L 5/02

Application no.

05251501.2

Keywords

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

Application title

OFDM Signal transmission method and apparatus

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T106215.20190717

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 442 KB)
T 1430/15 () of 24.2.2020

Online on

12.03.2020

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

24.2.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H02N 11/00

Application no.

10700896.3

Keywords

Main request - insufficient disclosure
Auxiliary request - added subject-matter

Application title

Energy Transducer and Method

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T143015.20200224

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 351 KB)
T 1523/16 () of 16.12.2019

Online on

12.03.2020

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

16.12.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A61C 13/00
A61C 1/00

Application no.

99125490.5

Keywords

Hauptantrag - Neuheit - (nein)
Spät eingereichter Antrag - Zulassung in das Verfahren (ja)
Hilfsantrag c' - Neuheit - (ja)
Hilfsantrag c' - Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)

Application title

Verfahren zur Herstellung von Zahnersatz und dentalen Hilfsteilen

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T152316.20191216

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 436 KB)
T 1915/16 () of 18.12.2019

Online on

12.03.2020

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

18.12.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

E05F 15/00
E05F 15/20
E05F 15/14

Application no.

07113038.9

Keywords

Neuheit - (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hauptantrag
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (nein)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hilfsantrag 2
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)
Änderungen - Hilfsantrag 1
Änderungen - unzulässige Erweiterung (ja)
Patentansprüche - Klarheit
Patentansprüche - Hilfsantrag (ja)

Application title

Verfahren zum Betrieb einer automatischen Schiebetüranlage

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T191516.20191218

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 389 KB)
T 2412/16 () of 6.3.2020

Online on

12.03.2020

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

6.3.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G01F 23/296

Application no.

05858608.2

Keywords

Klarheit und Stützung der Ansprüche durch die Beschreibung (nein)

Application title

VERFAHREN ZUR AUSWERTUNG UND KORREKTUR VON MESSSIGNALEN EINES NACH DEM LAUFZEITVERFAHREN ARBEITENDEN FÜLLSTANDSMESSGERÄTS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T241216.20200306

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 311 KB)
T 2445/16 () of 12.12.2019

Online on

12.03.2020

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

12.12.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

E21B 17/042
F16L 15/00

Application no.

09176859.8

Keywords

Admissibility of appeal - missing statement of grounds

Application title

Threaded joint sealed to [ultra high] internal and external pressures

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T244516.20191212

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 233 KB)
T 1549/16 () of 2.3.2020

Online on

11.03.2020

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

2.3.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

E03C 1/046

Application no.

11007130.5

Keywords

Ausnahmen von der Patentierbarkeit - Verfahren zur therapeutischen Behandlung
Ausnahmen von der Patentierbarkeit - (nein)
Patentansprüche - Klarheit nach Änderung (ja)
Änderungen - zulässig (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - nicht naheliegende Lösung

Application title

Verfahren zur Applikation eines Wirkstoffs in Duschwasser

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T154916.20200302

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 399 KB)
T 1988/16 (Matériau en feuille avec fenêtre / OBERTHUR FIDUCIAIRE) of 12.12.2019

Online on

11.03.2020

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

12.12.2019

Proc. language

FR

IPC

D21H 27/30
D21H 21/42
D21H 21/44
D21H 27/32
D21F 11/08
D21H 21/40

Application no.

08827310.7

Keywords

Admissibilité d'un élément de preuve tardif (no) - appartenance à l'etat de la technique pas supporté
Activité inventive (oui)
Activité inventive - pas d'objection soulevée par la requérante

Application title

PROCÉDÉ DE FABRICATION D'UN MATÉRIAU EN FEUILLE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T198816.20191212

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 301 KB)
T 2639/16 () of 19.2.2020

Online on

11.03.2020

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

19.2.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A47J 31/00
A47J 31/40

Application no.

12151548.0

Keywords

Sufficiency of disclosure - (yes)
Claims - lack of clarity no ground for opposition
Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

Chocolate beverage

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T263916.20200219

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 321 KB)
T 0266/17 () of 17.2.2020

Online on

11.03.2020

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

17.2.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A01K 31/00
A01K 45/00

Application no.

09787794.8

Keywords

Grounds for opposition - insufficiency of disclosure (no)
Grounds for opposition - lack of clarity no ground for opposition
Inventive step - main request (yes)

Application title

TRANSPORTING UNIT FOR LIVE POULTRY ON BOARD OF A TRUCK

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T026617.20200217

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 314 KB)
T 0297/17 () of 20.1.2020

Online on

11.03.2020

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

20.1.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C23C 26/00

Application no.

01944809.1

Keywords

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

Application title

COATING SYSTEM FOR HIGH TEMPERATURE STAINLESS STEEL

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T029717.20200120

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 369 KB)
T 1297/17 () of 28.11.2019

Online on

11.03.2020

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

28.11.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B61K 9/12
G01M 17/10
G01H 1/00
B61L 23/00

Application no.

01985425.6

Keywords

Ausreichende Offenbarung der Erfindung
Ausreichende Offenbarung - (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)

Application title

VERFAHREN UND VORRICHTUNG ZUM ÜBERWACHEN DES FAHRVERHALTENS VON SCHIENENFAHRZEUGEN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T129717.20191128

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 287 KB)
T 2208/17 () of 17.12.2019

Online on

11.03.2020

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

17.12.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

E04D 12/00
B32B 27/40
B32B 27/12
B32B 5/02
B32B 5/08
B32B 3/06
B32B 3/08

Application no.

11188793.1

Keywords

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

Application title

Wasserdichte Unterdeckbahn für ein geneigtes Dach

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T220817.20191217

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 317 KB)
T 2475/17 () of 9.3.2020

Online on

11.03.2020

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

9.3.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B42D 15/00

Application no.

03740215.3

Keywords

Vorliegen wesentlicher Verfahrensfehler (ja)
Zurückverweisung an die erste Instanz (ja)
Rückzahlung der Beschwerdegebühr (ja)

Application title

Verfahren zum Erzeugen eines Gitterbildes, Gitterbild und Sicherheitsdokument

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T247517.20200309

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 338 KB)
T 0667/18 (Common vital sign/PHILIPS) of 20.2.2020

Online on

11.03.2020

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

20.2.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 19/00

Application no.

05799470.9

Keywords

Late-filed requests
Late-filed request - admitted (no)

Application title

MESSAGE INTEGRITY FOR SECURE COMMUNICATION OF WIRELESS MEDICAL DEVICES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T066718.20200220

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 280 KB)
T 1534/18 () of 3.3.2020

Online on

11.03.2020

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

3.3.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B81C 1/00

Application no.

09761542.1

Keywords

Zurückverweisung an die erste Instanz - (ja)

Application title

HERSTELLUNGSVERFAHREN FÜR EIN MIKROMECHANISCHES BAUELEMENT BESTEHEND AUS EINEM TRÄGER UND EINEM HALBLEITERCHIP

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T153418.20200303

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 301 KB)
T 2069/18 (Berührungsempfindlicher Bildschirm, der zwei gleichzeitige Berü … of 21.1.2020

Online on

11.03.2020

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

21.1.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G06F 3/038

Application no.

05025836.7

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - naheliegende Alternative
Änderungen - Zwischenverallgemeinerung
Änderungen - Erweiterung über den Inhalt der Anmeldung in der eingereichten Fassung hinaus (ja)
Rückzahlung von Jahresgebühren (nein)
Vorlage an die Große Beschwerdekammer - (nein)

Application title

Berührungsempfindlicher Bildschirm, der zwei gleichzeitige Berührungspunkte erkennt

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T206918.20200121

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 390 KB)
T 2864/18 () of 17.1.2020

Online on

11.03.2020

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

17.1.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

E04H 6/18
E04H 6/24
E04H 6/30
E04H 6/36

Application no.

15732380.9

Keywords

Correction of errors in decisions
Correction of error - grant decision

Application title

TRANSFERRING CARRIAGE OF VEHICLES FOR AUTOMATIC MECHANICAL PARKING SYSTEMS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T286418.20200117

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 288 KB)
T 0522/19 (Katalytisch beschichteter Partikelfilter/Umicore) of 3.3.2019

Online on

11.03.2020

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

3.3.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B01D 53/94
B01D 46/24
F01N 3/035
B01J 37/02
B01J 23/40
B01J 23/42
B01J 23/44

Application no.

05774993.9

Keywords

Neuheit - Hauptantrag (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hauptantrag (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - nicht naheliegende Änderung

Application title

KATALYTISCH BESCHICHTETES PARTIKELFILTER UND VERFAHREN ZU SEINER HERSTELLUNG SOWIE SEINE VERWENDUNG

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T052219.20190303

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 312 KB)
T 2277/19 () of 11.12.2019

Online on

11.03.2020

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

11.12.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61B 17/00
A61B 17/04
A61B 17/064
A61B 17/06
A61B 17/08
A61B 17/10

Application no.

12739909.5

Keywords

Admissibility of appeal - appellant not adversely affected by decision to grant a patent

Application title

SYSTEMS FOR SEALING A TISSUE WALL PUNCTURE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T227719.20191211

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 296 KB)
T 1313/14 () of 16.1.2020

Online on

10.03.2020

Board

3.5.04

Decision date

16.1.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04N 13/00
G02B 21/22

Application no.

06018707.7

Keywords

Grounds for opposition - insufficiency of disclosure (yes)
First auxiliary request - sufficiency of disclosure - (no)
Second auxiliary request - extension of conferred scope of protection (yes)

Application title

Medical stereo observation system

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T131314.20200116

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 420 KB)
T 1745/14 () of 30.1.2020

Online on

10.03.2020

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

30.1.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C07C 253/10
C07C 253/34
C07C 255/07

Application no.

05701203.1

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)

Application title

VERFAHREN ZUR HERSTELLUNG VON 3-PENTENNITRIL

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T174514.20200130

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 358 KB)
T 0532/15 () of 7.2.2020

Online on

10.03.2020

Board

3.5.04

Decision date

7.2.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06T 7/00
G06K 9/20
H04N 5/272

Application no.

10186448.6

Keywords

Claims - clarity
Claims - main and auxiliary request (no)

Application title

An automated test method including transparent black regions

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T053215.20200207

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 323 KB)
T 1932/15 (Low-fat food/AJINOMOTO) of 6.2.2020

Online on

10.03.2020

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

6.2.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A23L 1/305
A23C 9/152
A23D 9/007
A23L 1/22
A23L 1/24
A23L 1/227
A23L 1/228

Application no.

08752255.3

Keywords

Main request and auxiliary request 3 - clarity (no)
Auxiliary requests 1 and 2 - added subject-matter (yes)

Application title

LOW-FAT FOOD

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T193215.20200206

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 337 KB)
T 0388/16 (Pet food composition/HILL'S) of 31.1.2020

Online on

10.03.2020

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

31.1.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A23K 1/00
A23K 1/16
A23K 1/18

Application no.

04758686.2

Keywords

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

Application title

PET FOOD COMPOSITION AND METHOD

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T038816.20200131

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 364 KB)
T 0986/16 () of 20.2.2020

Online on

10.03.2020

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

20.2.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A01K 1/00

Application no.

07252552.0

Keywords

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

Application title

Method and apparatus for cooling an animal

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T098616.20200220

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 333 KB)
T 1050/16 () of 17.12.2019

Online on

10.03.2020

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

17.12.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61F 13/15
A61F 5/44

Application no.

05722177.2

Keywords

Remittal to the department of first instance as main request
Remittal to the department of first instance - (no)
Remittal to the department of first instance - special reasons for not remitting the case
Amendments - auxiliary requests 1, 3 and 10
Amendments - extension beyond the content of the application as filed (yes)
Sufficiency of disclosure - auxiliary requests 2 and 4 (no)
Sufficiency of disclosure - undue burden (yes)

Application title

A PANT-TYPE ABSORBENT ARTICLE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T105016.20191217

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 431 KB)
T 1274/16 () of 27.11.2019

Online on

10.03.2020

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

27.11.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B61G 11/16

Application no.

03703244.8

Keywords

Sufficiency of disclosure (no)

Application title

TRAIN PROVIDED WITH ENERGY ABSORBING STRUCTURE BETWEEN VEHICLES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T127416.20191127

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 335 KB)
T 1384/16 () of 24.1.2020

Online on

10.03.2020

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

24.1.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A23L 1/22
A23L 1/236
A23L 1/308
A23G 3/42
A23G 1/40

Application no.

08748937.3

Keywords

Main request and auxiliary request 1 - Sufficiency of disclosure (no)
Auxiliary request 8 - Extension of the scope of protection (yes)
Auxiliary requests 2 to 7 and 9 to 17 - Admission into the appeal proceedings (no)

Application title

REDUCING THE SENSORY COOLING EFFECT OF POLYOLS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T138416.20200124

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 386 KB)
T 1867/16 (Co-Processed Carbohydrate System / SPI PHARMA) of 18.2.2020

Online on

10.03.2020

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

18.2.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 9/20
A61K 9/14
A61K 9/16
A61K 9/50

Application no.

02787055.9

Keywords

Amendments - added subject-matter (yes)

Application title

CO-PROCESSED CARBOHYDRATE SYSTEM AS A QUICK-DISSOLVE MATRIX FOR SOLID DOSAGE FORMS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T186716.20200218

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 328 KB)
T 1908/16 () of 14.2.2020

Online on

10.03.2020

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

14.2.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A22C 15/00

Application no.

09012518.8

Keywords

Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

Method and system for weighing products

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T190816.20200214

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 323 KB)
T 2255/16 (COMPOSITIONS COMPRISING MACROMOLECULAR ASSEMBLIES / MALVERN … of 21.2.2020

Online on

10.03.2020

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

21.2.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 8/02
A61K 8/14
A61K 8/55
A61K 8/97
A61Q 19/00
A61K 9/107
G01N 33/68
A61K 47/48

Application no.

07824940.6

Keywords

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

Application title

COMPOSITIONS COMPRISING MACROMOLECULAR ASSEMBLIES OF LIPID AND SURFACTANT

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T225516.20200221

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 278 KB)
T 1677/17 () of 2.3.2020

Online on

10.03.2020

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

2.3.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

E03F 5/04

Application no.

08020387.0

Keywords

Neuheit - (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)

Application title

Ablaufvorrichtung

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T167717.20200302

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 293 KB)
T 2406/17 () of 8.1.2020

Online on

10.03.2020

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

8.1.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B66F 9/20
B66F 9/22
B66F 9/075

Application no.

13157621.7

Keywords

Neuheit - Hauptantrag (nein)
Neuheit - Hilfsanträge 1 bis 3 (nein)

Application title

Hubvorrichtung eines Flurförderzeugs

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T240617.20200108

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 376 KB)
T 2172/15 (Sequencing/ILLUMINA) of 5.2.2020

Online on

09.03.2020

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

5.2.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12Q 1/68
C12N 15/11
C40B 40/06

Application no.

10770456.1

Keywords

Main request - sufficiency of disclosure - (no)
Remittal to the opposition division

Application title

Sequencing methods

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T217215.20200205

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 351 KB)
T 0123/16 () of 4.3.2020

Online on

09.03.2020

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

4.3.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G02B 21/06
G02B 21/32
G02B 21/00

Application no.

07009066.7

Keywords

Sufficiency of disclosure - (no)

Application title

Illuminating device

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T012316.20200304

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 345 KB)
T 0184/16 () of 12.12.2019

Online on

09.03.2020

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

12.12.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07H 19/06

Application no.

04771314.4

Keywords

Inventive step
Sufficiency of disclosure
Objection under Rule 106 EPC

Application title

NOVEL COMPOUNDS HAVING INHIBITORY ACTIVITY AGAINST SODIUM-DEPENDANT TRANSPORTER

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T018416.20191212

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 529 KB)
T 1902/16 (Triggered release/Unilever) of 9.12.2019

Online on

09.03.2020

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

9.12.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C11D 3/386
C11D 17/00

Application no.

09726019.4

Keywords

Late-filed evidence - submitted with the statement of grounds of appeal
Novelty - (no)
Inventive step - (no)

Application title

DETERGENT COMPOSITION COMPRISING AN ENZYME TRIGGERED RELEASE SYSTEM

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T190216.20191209

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 380 KB)
T 2690/16 () of 11.12.2019

Online on

09.03.2020

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

11.12.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08F 110/06
C08F 2/06
C08F 4/6592

Application no.

08873769.7

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)- main request, auxiliary request
Admittance of documents to proceedings - yes
Incorrect application of problem solution approach - elements of solution in definition of problem

Application title

ISOTACTIC POLYPROPYLENE PRODUCED FROM SUPERCRITICAL POLYMERIZATION PROCESS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T269016.20191211

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 429 KB)
T 2306/18 () of 21.1.2020

Online on

09.03.2020

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

21.1.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61F 13/15

Application no.

13713055.5

Keywords

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

Application title

APPARATUSES AND METHODS FOR MAKING ABSORBENT ARTICLES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T230618.20200121

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 534 KB)
T 3247/19 () of 4.3.2020

Online on

09.03.2020

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

4.3.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B65D 5/355
B65B 57/10
B65B 61/00
B65B 5/02
B65D 5/28

Application no.

16190898.3

Keywords

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

Application title

SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR AUTOMATICALLY PACKAGING ITEMS VARYING IN SIZE AND NUMBER FOR SHIPMENT

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T324719.20200304

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 308 KB)
D 0007/19 () of 18.2.2020

Online on

06.03.2020

Board

DBA

Decision date

18.2.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

-

Application no.

-

Keywords

-

Application title

-

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:D000719.20200218

Distribution

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 249 KB)
T 1921/13 (Authentication of products / INEXTO) of 15.10.2019

Online on

06.03.2020

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

15.10.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06K 17/00

Application no.

05792643.8

Keywords

Grounds for opposition - insufficiency of disclosure (yes)
Grounds for opposition - invention not sufficiently disclosed over whole breadth of claim
Late-filed auxiliary requests - request clearly allowable (no)

Application title

METHODS AND SYSTEMS FOR MARKING, TRACKING AND AUTHENTICATION OF PRODUCTS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T192113.20191015

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 421 KB)
T 1609/15 () of 5.12.2019

Online on

06.03.2020

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

5.12.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B67C 3/00

Application no.

08701033.6

Keywords

Rechtliches Gehör - Fernbleiben von der mündlichen Verhandlung
Spät vorgebrachte Argumente - Verlegung der mündlichen Verhandlung wäre erforderlich gewesen (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (nein)

Application title

VERFAHREN ZUR REINIGUNG VON GETRÄNKEABFÜLLANLAGEN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T160915.20191205

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 316 KB)
T 1751/15 (Steam-to-carbon ratio control/MICRO MOTION) of 13.2.2020

Online on

06.03.2020

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

13.2.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G05D 11/02
G01F 1/84
C01B 3/34

Application no.

02737293.7

Keywords

Admitting of main request filed at oral proceedings - (no): returning to an earlier version
Added subject-matter - all other requests (yes)

Application title

Steam to carbon ratio control in steam reforming of hydrocarbons

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T175115.20200213

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 319 KB)
T 2183/15 (Selection and sorting of services/NOKIA) of 12.2.2020

Online on

06.03.2020

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

12.2.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04Q 7/20
H04H 1/00

Application no.

04794208.1

Keywords

Amendments - intermediate generalisation
Amendments - added subject-matter (yes)

Application title

APPARATUS, SYSTEM, METHOD AND COMPUTER PROGRAM PRODUCT FOR SERVICE SELECTION AND SORTING

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T218315.20200212

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 312 KB)
T 0779/16 () of 4.2.2020

Online on

06.03.2020

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

4.2.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F04C 29/12

Application no.

09781015.4

Keywords

Änderungen - Erweiterung des Patentanspruchs (ja)
Spät eingereichte Hilfsanträge - zugelassen (nein)
Spät eingereichte Hilfsanträge - Antrag eindeutig gewährbar (nein)

Application title

VAKUUMPUMPE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T077916.20200204

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 368 KB)
T 1178/16 () of 20.1.2020

Online on

06.03.2020

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

20.1.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A01J 5/08
A01J 7/04
A01J 7/02
B08B 9/00
F16K 7/17

Application no.

07103689.1

Keywords

Divisional application - subject-matter extends beyond content of earlier application (no, after amendment)
Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)
Late-filed request - amendments after arrangement of oral proceedings

Application title

Milking equipment

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T117816.20200120

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 412 KB)
T 1815/16 () of 11.12.2019

Online on

06.03.2020

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

11.12.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F04C 18/08
F04C 18/16

Application no.

10747261.5

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)

Application title

DRY SCREW DRIVER

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T181516.20191211

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 453 KB)
T 0101/17 () of 29.1.2020

Online on

06.03.2020

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

29.1.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A47L 13/20
A47L 13/16
A47L 13/24

Application no.

10171437.6

Keywords

Novelty - (yes)
Apportionment of costs - (no)

Application title

Cleaning element and cleaning tool

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T010117.20200129

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 376 KB)
T 1386/18 () of 20.1.2020

Online on

06.03.2020

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

20.1.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61L 9/22
B03C 3/40
B03C 3/38

Application no.

10840300.7

Keywords

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

Application title

METAL BELT-PLATE STRUCTURE REACTOR

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T138618.20200120

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 360 KB)
T 2931/19 () of 14.2.2020

Online on

06.03.2020

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

14.2.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61B 5/0488
A61B 5/0492
A61M 16/04
A61N 1/05
A61B 5/00
A61M 16/08
A61M 39/08

Application no.

13812262.7

Keywords

Admissibility of appeal - missing statement of grounds

Application title

ENDOBRONCHIAL TUBE APPARATUS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T293119.20200214

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 229 KB)
T 1236/15 () of 22.1.2020

Online on

05.03.2020

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

22.1.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08J 5/18
C08L 29/04
C11D 17/04

Application no.

03025704.2

Keywords

Main request - inventive step (no)
Auxiliary requests - admissibility (no)

Application title

Water-soluble film

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T123615.20200122

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 434 KB)
T 0284/16 () of 3.12.2019

Online on

05.03.2020

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

3.12.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01L 51/56

Application no.

06713261.3

Keywords

-

Application title

FILM FORMING COMPOSITION AND ORGANIC ELECTROLUMINESCENT DEVICE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T028416.20191203

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 454 KB)
T 0036/17 () of 10.12.2019

Online on

05.03.2020

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

10.12.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B23C 5/20
B23C 5/22

Application no.

11177659.7

Keywords

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

Application title

Indexable, double-sided cutting insert and cutting tool including such an insert

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T003617.20191210

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 290 KB)
T 0609/17 () of 4.2.2020

Online on

05.03.2020

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

4.2.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08L 23/10
C09J 123/10
B32B 27/32

Application no.

04755558.6

Keywords

Inventive step - (all requests: no)

Application title

TACKIFIED AMORPHOUS-POLY-ALPHA-OLEFIN-BONDED STRUCTURES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T060917.20200204

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 441 KB)
T 0991/17 () of 4.12.2019

Online on

05.03.2020

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

4.12.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B60G 17/052
F16K 31/06

Application no.

11787798.5

Keywords

Zulassung eines verspätet eingereichten Dokuments - (nein)
Änderungen - unzulässige Erweiterung (nein)
Neuheit - (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)

Application title

DRUCKLUFTVERSORGUNGSANLAGE UND PNEUMATISCHES SYSTEM

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T099117.20191204

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 481 KB)
T 1047/17 (TREATMENT OF INTERSTITIAL CYSTITIS WITH HIGH DOSE CHONDROITIN SULFATE … of 17.12.2019

Online on

05.03.2020

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

17.12.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 9/08
A61K 31/737
A61P 13/10
A61K 33/14
A61K 9/00

Application no.

04711966.4

Keywords

Admission of documents (yes)
Admission of requests (yes)
Main request - Novelty (Yes)
All requests - Inventive step (No)

Application title

TREATMENT OF INTERSTITIAL CYSTITIS WITH HIGH DOSE CHONDROITIN SULFATE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T104717.20191217

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 449 KB)
T 0756/18 () of 16.12.2019

Online on

05.03.2020

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

16.12.2019

Proc. language

FR

IPC

B65B 3/00
B65B 31/02

Application no.

11711610.3

Keywords

Droit d'être entendu - vice substantiel de procédure (oui)
Remboursement de la taxe de recours - équitable en raison d'un vice substantiel de procédure
Renvoi à la première instance - vice majeur dans la procédure de première instance (oui)

Application title

PROCEDE ET UNITE D'EMPLISSAGE STERILE D'UN CONTENEUR ELEMENTAIRE FINAL AVEC UN CONTENU DESTINE AU DOMAINE BIOPHARMACEUTIQUE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T075618.20191216

Distribution

C

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 333 KB)
T 1977/19 () of 2.3.2020

Online on

05.03.2020

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

2.3.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A47C 7/50

Application no.

15173027.2

Keywords

Admissibility of appeal - missing statement of grounds

Application title

Footrest device for armchairs or sofas

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T197719.20200302

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 229 KB)
T 1524/15 (Sequencing method/ILLUMINA) of 5.12.2019

Online on

04.03.2020

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

5.12.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12Q 1/68

Application no.

07705178.7

Keywords

Main request and auxiliary requests 1 to 3 - added subject-matter - (yes)
Auxiliary requests 4 and 5 - inventive step - (no)
Auxiliary request 7 - requirements of the EPC met - (yes)

Application title

Method for sequencing a polynucleotide template

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T152415.20191205

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 653 KB)
T 1049/17 (Method of converting NOx/JOHNSON MATTHEY) of 4.12.2019

Online on

04.03.2020

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

4.12.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B01D 53/94
B01J 23/72
B01J 29/072
B01J 29/76

Application no.

09737470.6

Keywords

Admissibility of appeal - (yes)
Amendments - pointer to the claimed selection (no)
Amendments - main and first auxiliary requets
Amendments - added subject-matter (yes)
Amendments - second auxiliary request
Amendments - added subject-matter (no)
Sufficiency of disclosure - second auxiliary request (yes)
Novelty - second auxiliary request (yes)
Inventive step - second auxiliary request (yes)

Application title

A METHOD OF CONVERTING NITROGEN OXIDES WITH TRANSITION METAL-CONTAINING ALUMINOSILICATE ZEOLITE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T104917.20191204

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 422 KB)
T 0395/15 () of 29.1.2020

Online on

03.03.2020

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

29.1.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01N 27/327
C12Q 1/00
G01N 33/487

Application no.

04813255.9

Keywords

Added subject-matter (main request: yes)
Consideration of an auxiliary request submitted during first-instance proceedings (first auxiliary request: yes)
Clarity of claims (first and second auxiliary requests: no)
Admission of amended claims filed during oral proceedings (third auxiliary request: no)

Application title

SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR IMPROVING ELECTROCHEMICAL ANALYTE SENSORS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T039515.20200129

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 415 KB)
T 1296/15 () of 6.2.2020

Online on

03.03.2020

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

6.2.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C09K 11/79
C09K 11/67

Application no.

10803059.4

Keywords

Ausreichende Offenbarung - Hauptantrag und erster Hilfsantrag (nein)
Ausreichende Offenbarung - unzumutbarer Aufwand (ja)
Zweiter Hilfsantrag - Änderungen - zulässig (nein)

Application title

SICHERHEITSMERKMAL

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T129615.20200206

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 340 KB)
T 0057/17 (BIOLOGICAL TISSUE/Edwards Lifesciences) of 28.1.2020

Online on

03.03.2020

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

28.1.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61L 27/36
A61L 27/50
A01N 1/02
A61F 2/24

Application no.

07871218.9

Keywords

Grounds for opposition - added subject-matter (no)

Application title

BIOLOGICAL TISSUE FOR SURGICAL IMPLANTATION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T005717.20200128

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 344 KB)
T 2087/17 (Multi-code signalling/SISVEL) of 5.2.2020

Online on

03.03.2020

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

5.2.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04B 1/707
H04J 11/00
H04B 7/26
H04J 13/00

Application no.

02024039.6

Keywords

Priority - "same invention" (no)
Inventive step - main and 1st to 4th auxiliary requests (no)
Admission of late-filed requests - 5th to 7th auxiliary requests (no): not clearly allowable
Admission of request filed during oral proceedings - 8th auxiliary request (no): fresh case and against procedural economy

Application title

Method for compact representation of multi-code signaling in communication systems

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T208717.20200205

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 343 KB)
T 0513/18 (Überwachung einer Werkzeugmaschine/SCHWÄBISCHE WERKZEUGMASCHINEN) of 10.12.2019

Online on

03.03.2020

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

10.12.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G05B 19/4063

Application no.

13163801.7

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit (nein)
Zurückverweisung an die erste Instanz (nein)

Application title

Verfahren zum Überwachen mindestens einer Werkzeugmaschine

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T051318.20191210

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 342 KB)
T 1872/18 () of 14.2.2020

Online on

03.03.2020

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

14.2.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G02B 21/36
G02B 21/16
H04N 5/225
H04N 5/915
H04N 1/21
G11B 27/031
G02B 21/00
H04N 5/262

Application no.

07828091.4

Keywords

Main and auxiliary requests - amendments after arrangement of oral proceedings - prima facie clearly allowable (no) - admitted (no)

Application title

MICROSCOPE DEVICE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T187218.20200214

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 366 KB)
T 2646/18 () of 4.12.2019

Online on

03.03.2020

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

4.12.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

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

Application no.

10010955.2

Keywords

Einspruchsgründe - Gegenstand geht über den Inhalt der früheren Anmeldung hinaus
Einspruchsgründe - Hauptantrag (ja)
Einspruchsgründe - Hilfsantrag (nein)

Application title

Vorrichtung zum präzisen Bearbeiten von Material

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T264618.20191204

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 422 KB)
T 1003/13 () of 22.1.2020

Online on

02.03.2020

Board

3.5.04

Decision date

22.1.2020

Proc. language

FR

IPC

G06T 7/00

Application no.

08775590.6

Keywords

Activité inventive - alternative évidente
Requêtes subsidiaires produites tardivement - report de la procédure orale aurait été nécessaire (oui)

Application title

PROCEDE ET DISPOSITIF DE DETERMINATION DE LA POSE D'UN OBJET TRIDIMENSIONNEL DANS UNE IMAGE ET PROCEDE ET DISPOSITIF DE CREATION D'AU MOINS UNE IMAGE CLE POUR LE SUIVI D'OBJETS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T100313.20200122

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 400 KB)
T 2148/13 (Urine assay device/ALERE) of 31.10.2019

Online on

02.03.2020

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

31.10.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01N 33/543
G01N 33/52
G01N 31/22

Application no.

03700843.0

Keywords

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

Application title

LIQUID SAMPLE ASSAY DEVICE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T214813.20191031

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 319 KB)
T 1714/14 (Cladding tubes / Westinghouse) of 27.11.2019

Online on

02.03.2020

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

27.11.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G21C 3/07
G21C 21/02
C22F 1/18

Application no.

03809908.1

Keywords

Novelty
Use established by way of the terms employed to define a physical entity
Use not novel despite the absence of evidence that actual use ever took place
Apportionment of costs - (no)
malicious intention not established
General principles - protection of legitimate expectations

Application title

METHOD, USE AND DEVICE CONCERNING CLADDING TUBES FOR NUCLEAR FUEL AND A FUEL ASSEMBLY FOR A NUCLEAR PRESSURE WATER REACTOR

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T171414.20191127

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 369 KB)
T 0825/15 (Degummed fatty acid alkyl esters/NOVOZYMES) of 24.2.2020

Online on

02.03.2020

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

24.2.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12P 7/62

Application no.

06753304.2

Keywords

Main request - requirements of the EPC met (yes)

Application title

ENZYMATIC PRODUCTION OF DEGUMMED FATTY ACID ALKYL ESTERS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T082515.20200224

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 426 KB)
T 0983/15 (Mobilitätsverwaltung von Endgeräten in Mobilfunknetzen/SBB) of 28.1.2020

Online on

02.03.2020

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

28.1.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

H04W 4/00

Application no.

07113889.5

Keywords

Ausführbarkeit der beanspruchten Erfindung - (nein)

Application title

Verfahren für die Mobilitätsverwaltung von Endgeräten in Mobilfunknetzen, Mobilfunknetz und Mobilendgerät

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T098315.20200128

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 919 KB)
T 0709/17 () of 10.12.2019

Online on

02.03.2020

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

10.12.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07D 403/06
A61K 31/506
A61P 31/10

Application no.

10737869.7

Keywords

Insufficiency of disclosure
Novelty
Inventive step

Application title

A 1-(1H-1,2,4-TRIAZOL-1-YL)BUTAN-2-OL DERIVATIVE FOR PHARMACEUTICAL USE, AND THE USE OF A 1-(1H-1,2,4-TRIAZOL-1-YL)BUTAN-2-OL DERIVATE WITH SUBSTANTIALLY UNDEFINED CRYSTAL SHAPE FOR PREPARING SAID 1-(1H-1,2,4-TRIAZOL-1-YL)BUTAN-2-OL DERIVATIVE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T070917.20191210

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 339 KB)
T 0924/17 () of 11.10.2019

Online on

02.03.2020

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

11.10.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B62D 15/02
B60W 50/08
B60W 30/095
B60W 50/14
B60Q 9/00
B60R 21/01
B62D 1/00
B60W 30/08
B60W 10/18
B60R 25/104

Application no.

10177323.2

Keywords

Admissibility of appeal (yes)
Inventive step (main request, auxiliary request 2 and 3: no)
Admissibility of late filed request (no)

Application title

Method for an automotive hazardous detection and information system

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T092417.20191011

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 411 KB)

February 2020

T 0384/16 () of 28.11.2019

Online on

28.02.2020

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

28.11.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C09D 7/00

Application no.

01650041.5

Keywords

Amendments
Claims - clarity
Late-filed auxiliary requests
Late-filed facts

Application title

Rheological additives and paint and coating compositions containing such additives exhibiting improved intercoat adhesion

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T038416.20191128

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 413 KB)
T 0775/16 (Triple combination for brain health/NUTRICIA) of 21.11.2019

Online on

28.02.2020

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

21.11.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 31/7072
A61K 31/202
A61K 31/355
A61K 45/06
A61K 9/48
A61P 25/28

Application no.

08844952.5

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)
Inventive step - all requests

Application title

UNIT DOSAGE FOR BRAIN HEALTH

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T077516.20191121

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 377 KB)
T 0908/17 (Ni(0) enthaltendes Katalysatorsystem für Hydrocyanierung/BASF) of 4.12.2019

Online on

28.02.2020

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

4.12.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B01J 31/18
B01J 31/24
C07C 253/10

Application no.

02791454.8

Keywords

Spät eingereichte Beweismittel - zugelassen (ja, D4 und D5; nein, D1a und D1b)
Spät eingereichter, neuer Hauptantrag - zugelassen (ja)
Änderungen - neuer Hauptantrag
Änderungen - (formal) gewährbar (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - neuer Hauptantrag
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - nicht naheliegende Lösung

Application title

Ni(0) ENTHALTENDES KATALYSATORSYSTEM FÜR HYDROCYANIERUNG

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T090817.20191204

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 471 KB)
T 2720/17 (Dry powder formulation of glycopyrrolate / VECTURA) of 21.2.2020

Online on

28.02.2020

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

21.2.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 9/00
A61K 47/12
A61K 31/40

Application no.

11190637.6

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)

Application title

Dry powder compositions of glycopyrrolate and magnesium stearate

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T272017.20200221

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 398 KB)
T 0041/15 () of 25.10.2019

Online on

27.02.2020

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

25.10.2019

Proc. language

FR

IPC

H02K 7/08

Application no.

08170130.2

Keywords

Activité inventive - (non)

Application title

Couronne d'orientation motorisée

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T004115.20191025

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 347 KB)
T 1714/15 (Low-temperature impact-resistant poylamide-based stretch-oriented … of 20.1.2020

Online on

27.02.2020

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

20.1.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B32B 27/34
B29C 71/02

Application no.

01941175.0

Keywords

Amendments - extension beyond the content of the application as filed (yes) (Main request)
Sufficiency of disclosure - enablement over the whole lifetime of the patent
Sufficiency of disclosure - auxiliary request (no)

Application title

LOW-TEMPERATURE IMPACT-RESISTANT POLYAMIDE-BASED STRETCH-ORIENTED MULTILAYER FILM

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T171415.20200120

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 385 KB)
T 0164/16 () of 9.1.2020

Online on

27.02.2020

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

9.1.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61F 13/532
A61F 13/536
A61F 13/42

Application no.

10714522.9

Keywords

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

Application title

ABSORBENT ARTICLES COMPRISING WETNESS INDICATORS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T016416.20200109

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 325 KB)
T 2383/16 (Method for moving interface object / Huawei) of 13.12.2019

Online on

27.02.2020

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

13.12.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 3/0481
G06F 3/0486
G06F 17/21

Application no.

13194556.0

Keywords

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

Application title

Method for moving interface object and apparatus for supporting movement of interface object

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T238316.20191213

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 306 KB)
T 1494/18 () of 22.10.2019

Online on

27.02.2020

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

22.10.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A45C5/03

Application no.

15189148.8

Keywords

Neuheit - (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)

Application title

SCHALENKOFFER, INSBESONDERE HARTSCHALENKOFFER

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T149418.20191022

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 397 KB)
T 2455/13 (Überwachung von Kapitalunterlegungshöhen bei Risikoereignissen/SWISS … of 29.1.2020

Online on

26.02.2020

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

29.1.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G06Q 40/00

Application no.

05762958.6

Keywords

Zurückverweisung an die erste Instanz (nein)
Zurückverweisung an die erste Instanz - kein Vorliegen besonderer Gründe
Erfinderische Tätigkeit (nein)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Mischung technischer und nichttechnischer Merkmale
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Technische Merkmale aus dem Stand der Technik vorbekannt
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Naheliegende Implementierung der nicht-technischen geschäftsbezogenen Unterschiede

Application title

SYSTEM UND VERFAHREN ZUR RÜCKGEKOPPELTEN, DYNAMISCHEN ÜBERWACHUNG VON UNTERLEGUNGSHÖHEN BEI RISIKOEREIGNISSEN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T245513.20200129

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 390 KB)
T 0094/14 (Muscle Stimulator / Mainstay Medical) of 13.11.2019

Online on

26.02.2020

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

13.11.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61N 1/00

Application no.

08726632.6

Keywords

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

Application title

MUSCLE STIMULATOR

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T009414.20191113

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 362 KB)
T 1015/14 (Abstandsmessung mittels modulierten Lichtstrahlen / FARO Technologies … of 13.12.2019

Online on

26.02.2020

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

13.12.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G01S 17/10
G01S 17/36

Application no.

09706836.5

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (nein)

Application title

VERFAHREN UND VORRICHTUNG ZUM BESTIMMEN EINER ENTFERNUNG ZU EINEM OBJEKT

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T101514.20191213

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 352 KB)
T 0213/15 () of 17.12.2019

Online on

26.02.2020

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

17.12.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C10M 163/00
C10M 101/02
C10M 129/54
C10M 135/36
C10M 137/04
C10M 159/22
C10M 141/10
C10N 40/04

Application no.

06782833.5

Keywords

Inventive step - (yes)
Late-filed documents
Late-filed document - admitted (no)
Late-filed allegation of fact - admitted (no)
Late-filed evidence - admitted (no)

Application title

LUBRICANT OIL COMPOSITION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T021315.20191217

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 475 KB)
T 1265/15 (Processor address generation unit/ERICSSON) of 19.2.2020

Online on

26.02.2020

Board

3.5.06

Decision date

19.2.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 9/34
G06F 9/38

Application no.

03717501.5

Keywords

Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)
Remittal to the department of first instance - (yes)
Special reasons for remittal - (yes)

Application title

AN ADDRESS GENERATION UNIT FOR A PROCESSOR

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T126515.20200219

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 315 KB)
T 0350/16 () of 20.1.2020

Online on

26.02.2020

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

20.1.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F28D 9/00
F28F 3/04

Application no.

06776149.4

Keywords

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

Application title

PLATTENELEMENT FÜR EINEN PLATTENKÜHLER

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T035016.20200120

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 352 KB)
T 0673/16 () of 19.11.2019

Online on

26.02.2020

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

19.11.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A61L 9/05
C11D 17/00
C11D 3/50

Application no.

11156537.0

Keywords

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

Application title

Reinigungs- und Beduftungsmittel für den Sanitärbereich

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T067316.20191119

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 336 KB)
T 1171/16 () of 21.2.2020

Online on

26.02.2020

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

21.2.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61F 13/53

Application no.

05255736.0

Keywords

Sufficiency of disclosure - main request (no)
Sufficiency of disclosure - auxiliary requests (no)
Sufficiency of disclosure - undue burden (yes)

Application title

Drapeable sanitary absorbent napkin

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T117116.20200221

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 346 KB)
T 1997/16 () of 6.12.2019

Online on

26.02.2020

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

6.12.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C08F 6/00

Application no.

10760727.7

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - naheliegende Alternative

Application title

VERFAHREN ZUR NACHBEFEUCHTUNG OBERFLÄCHENNACHVERNETZTER WASSERABSORBIERENDER POLYMERPARTIKEL

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T199716.20191206

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 374 KB)
T 2443/16 () of 27.11.2019

Online on

26.02.2020

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

27.11.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08L 9/02
C08K 5/098
C08K 9/00
C09K 3/10
F16G 1/06

Application no.

07767413.3

Keywords

Novelty- main request
Novelty - (yes)
Novelty - product-by-process feature makes structural contribution
Inventive step - main request
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

NITRILE RUBBER COMPOSITION, CROSSLINKABLE NITRILE RUBBER COMPOSITION AND CROSSLINKED RUBBER

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T244316.20191127

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 548 KB)
T 0178/17 () of 20.2.2020

Online on

26.02.2020

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

20.2.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01N 22/02

Application no.

11723598.6

Keywords

Claims: clarity and support in the description (all requests: no)

Application title

RF REFLECTION FOR INSPECTING CARBON FIBRE-REINFORCED COMPOSITE MATERIALS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T017817.20200220

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 298 KB)
T 2465/17 () of 17.10.2019

Online on

26.02.2020

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

17.10.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B60Q 1/32
B60Q 1/26

Application no.

11195987.0

Keywords

Neuheit - (nein)
Neuheit - Hauptantrag, Hilfsantrag 2
Zulassung in das Verfahren - (nein) - Hilfsantrag 1
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (nein)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hilfsantrag 3, 4, 4.1, 4.2

Application title

Außenliegendes Montagebauteil für ein Fahrzeug mit einem Lichtmodul

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T246517.20191017

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 362 KB)
T 1902/13 (Assessing competence levels/SWISS RE) of 4.7.2019

Online on

25.02.2020

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

4.7.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06Q 10/00

Application no.

05706524.5

Keywords

Inventive step - assessing the competence of an organisation by processing score data (no
Inventive step - obvious implementation of a business method)

Application title

COMPUTER-BASED METHOD FOR ASSESSING COMPETENCE OF AN ORGANIZATION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T190213.20190704

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 355 KB)
T 0168/15 () of 11.12.2019

Online on

25.02.2020

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

11.12.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01L 31/0216

Application no.

11006399.7

Keywords

Inventive step - main request and auxiliary requests 1 and 2
Inventive step - (no)
Late-filed auxiliary request 3 - admitted (no)

Application title

Solar cell

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T016815.20191211

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 392 KB)
T 0053/16 (Non-tobacco moist snuff/SWEDISH MATCH) of 18.11.2019

Online on

25.02.2020

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

18.11.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A24B 15/18
A24B 15/16
A24D 1/18

Application no.

07748070.5

Keywords

Amendments - added subject-matter (no)
Sufficiency of disclosure - (yes)
Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)
Late-filed facts - admitted (no)

Application title

A MOIST SNUFF NON-TOBACCO COMPOSITION AND A METHOD FOR PRODUCTION THEREOF.

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T005316.20191118

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 421 KB)
T 0664/16 (Gegen Missbrauch gesicherte Darreichungsform / GRÜNENTHAL) of 21.11.2019

Online on

25.02.2020

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

21.11.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A61K 9/22
A61K 31/135

Application no.

05769988.6

Keywords

Spät eingereichte Anträge - eingereicht in der mündlichen Verhandlung - zugelassen (ja)
Hauptantrag - Priorität - Erste Anmeldung (nein)
Hauptantrag - Neuheit (nein)
Hilfsantrag - Änderungen - Erweiterung über den Inhalt der Anmeldung in der eingereichten Fassung hinaus (nein)
Hilfsantrag - Änderungen - Klarheit (ja)
Hilfsantrag - Ausführbarkeit (ja)
Hilfsantrag - Neuheit (ja)
Hilfsantrag - Erfinderische Tätigkeit (ja)

Application title

GEGEN MISSBRAUCH GESICHERTE, ORALE DARREICHUNGSFORM

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T066416.20191121

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 558 KB)
T 0845/16 (Sequencing method/ILLUMINA) of 22.11.2019

Online on

25.02.2020

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

22.11.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12Q 1/68

Application no.

07824052.0

Keywords

Claims as granted
Claims - requirements of the EPC met
Claims - (yes)

Application title

Method for sequencing a polynucleotide template

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T084516.20191122

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 376 KB)
T 0889/16 () of 19.11.2019

Online on

25.02.2020

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

19.11.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G07C 5/08
H04L 29/08

Application no.

08787140.6

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - alle Anträge
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (nein)

Application title

DIAGNOSEVERFAHREN FÜR SCHIENENFAHRZEUGE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T088916.20191119

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 391 KB)
T 1892/16 () of 8.11.2019

Online on

25.02.2020

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

8.11.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B63C 9/00
B65D 25/42
F16K 15/20
F16K 41/08

Application no.

05717964.0

Keywords

inventive step (auxiliary request 3 : yes)
main request (novelty : no)

Application title

FLUID FLOW CONNECTOR

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T189216.20191108

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 301 KB)
T 0458/17 () of 29.1.2020

Online on

25.02.2020

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

29.1.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

E01C 19/48

Application no.

09014845.3

Keywords

Neuheit - implizite Offenbarung
Neuheit - (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - allgemeines Fachwissen
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - rückschauende Betrachtungsweise
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)

Application title

Verfahren zur Leistungsregelung eines Straßenfertigers oder Beschickers und Straßenfertiger oder Beschicker

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T045817.20200129

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 388 KB)
T 1508/17 () of 31.1.2020

Online on

25.02.2020

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

31.1.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B64C 35/00
B64C 3/56

Application no.

10786579.2

Keywords

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

Application title

WINGTIP AND SPONSON INTERACTION ON AN AMPHIBIOUS AIRCRAFT

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T150817.20200131

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 343 KB)
T 1557/17 () of 3.12.2019

Online on

25.02.2020

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

3.12.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B21B 13/14
B21B 27/02

Application no.

10775807.0

Keywords

Neuheit - (nein)

Application title

WALZGERÜST ZUR HERSTELLUNG VON WALZBAND

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T155717.20191203

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 273 KB)
T 0155/18 () of 4.2.2020

Online on

25.02.2020

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

4.2.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B60C 23/00
B60C 15/024

Application no.

07721824.6

Keywords

Grounds for opposition - subject-matter extends beyond content of earlier application (yes)
Amendments - inescapable trap (yes)

Application title

A CHAMBER OF A PERISTALTIC PUMP FOR TIRE PRESSURE ADJUSTMENT

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T015518.20200204

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 302 KB)
T 2800/18 () of 6.12.2019

Online on

25.02.2020

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

6.12.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

E06B 3/663

Application no.

09010884.6

Keywords

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

Application title

Spacer profile for a spacer frame for an insulating window unit and insulating window unit

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T280018.20191206

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 437 KB)
T 0084/15 () of 8.1.2020

Online on

24.02.2020

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

8.1.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07D 231/44

Application no.

06744557.7

Keywords

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

Application title

PROCESS FOR THE PREPARATION OF FIPRONIL, AN INSECTICIDE, AND RELATED PYRAZOLES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T008415.20200108

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 425 KB)
T 0969/15 () of 30.1.2020

Online on

24.02.2020

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

30.1.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C09D 175/04
C09C 1/00
C09C 1/64
C09D 5/36

Application no.

08758569.1

Keywords

Neuheit
Beschwerdebegründung - unsubstantiierter Sachvortrag eines Beteiligten

Application title

WÄSSRIGE, PIGMENTIERTE BESCHICHTUNGSMITTEL, VERFAHREN ZU DEREN HERSTELLUNG UND DEREN VERWENDUNG ZUR HERSTELLUNG VON MEHRSCHICHTLACKIERUNGEN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T096915.20200130

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 509 KB)
T 1232/15 () of 30.1.2020

Online on

24.02.2020

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

30.1.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G09B 21/00

Application no.

08161184.0

Keywords

Ausnahmen von der Patentierbarkeit - Diagnostizierverfahren
Ausnahmen von der Patentierbarkeit - (nein)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - nach Änderung
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)

Application title

Haptikstreifen und daraus hergestelltes taktiles Orientierungs- und Koordinatensystem

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T123215.20200130

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 334 KB)
T 1552/15 () of 5.12.2019

Online on

24.02.2020

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

5.12.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

H01L 27/146

Application no.

11006012.6

Keywords

Neuheit - nach Änderung
Neuheit - (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - nach Änderung
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)

Application title

Halbleiterstruktur zur Photonendetektion

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T155215.20191205

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 334 KB)
T 2063/15 () of 12.12.2019

Online on

24.02.2020

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

12.12.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B66B 5/00

Application no.

08758980.0

Keywords

Novelty - Main request and auxiliary request 2 (no)
Clarity - auxiliary request 1 (no)
Amendments occasioned by a ground for opposition
Amendments - auxiliary request 2 (yes), auxiliary request 3 (no)
Remittal - auxiliary request 4 (yes)

Application title

SINGLE BRAKESHOE TEST (ELECTRICAL) FOR ELEVATORS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T206315.20191212

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 482 KB)
T 0363/16 () of 18.2.2020

Online on

24.02.2020

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

18.2.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

E02D 7/26
E02D 7/28

Application no.

03723499.4

Keywords

Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (no)

Application title

METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR PLACING AT LEAST ONE FOUNDATION ELEMENT IN THE GROUND

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T036316.20200218

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 319 KB)
T 0097/17 (Galvanising method/Tata) of 27.11.2019

Online on

24.02.2020

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

27.11.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C21D 1/52
C21D 9/56
C23C 2/02
C23C 2/06
C23C 2/40
F27B 9/06

Application no.

10193219.2

Keywords

Main request - inventive step (no)
First auxiliary request - admissible (yes), allowable (yes)

Application title

Method of galvanising a steel strip in a continuous hot dip galvanising line

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T009717.20191127

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 451 KB)
T 1744/14 () of 22.11.2019

Online on

21.02.2020

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

22.11.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07D 487/04
A61K 31/519
A61P 7/02
A61P 9/10

Application no.

04015299.3

Keywords

Novelty - (yes)
Priority - basis in priority document (yes)

Application title

New crystalline and amorphous form of a triazolo(4,5-D)pyrimidine compound

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T174414.20191122

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 438 KB)
T 0304/15 () of 2.12.2019

Online on

21.02.2020

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

2.12.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H05B 6/12
H05B 6/06

Application no.

07115692.1

Keywords

Late-filed requests not admitted
Late-filed request - no convincing justification for late filing, detrimental to procedural economy

Application title

An Improved Induction Cooking Appliance and a Method for Checking the Cooking Capabilities of a Piece of Cookware

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T030415.20191202

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 319 KB)
T 2029/15 () of 10.12.2019

Online on

21.02.2020

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

10.12.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01L 41/187
C04B 35/475
H01L 41/43

Application no.

09816590.5

Keywords

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

Application title

NBT BASED LEAD-FREE PIEZOELECTRIC MATERIALS FOR HIGH POWER APPLICATIONS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T202915.20191210

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 391 KB)
T 2153/15 () of 27.1.2020

Online on

21.02.2020

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

27.1.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H02M 7/493

Application no.

10774240.5

Keywords

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

Application title

Control method for arranging DC/AC converters in parallel

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T215315.20200127

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 350 KB)
T 2269/15 () of 14.11.2019

Online on

21.02.2020

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

14.11.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A01N 1/00

Application no.

04763576.8

Keywords

Inventive step
Late-filed request
Late-filed document
Sufficiency of disclosure

Application title

ORGANIC COMPOUNDS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T226915.20191114

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 370 KB)
T 1434/16 () of 29.11.2019

Online on

21.02.2020

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

29.11.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

E05B 65/12

Application no.

11001070.9

Keywords

Einspruchsgründe - Klarheit im Einspruchsbeschwerdeverfahren
Einspruchsgründe - mangelhafte Offenbarung (nein)
Einspruchsgründe - unzulässige Erweiterung (nein)
Neuheit - (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)
Spät eingereichtes Dokument - zugelassen (nein)

Application title

Kraftfahrzeugschließsystem

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T143416.20191129

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 460 KB)
T 2246/16 (PROCESS TO ENRICH A CARBOXYLIC ACID COMPOSITION/ Grupo Petromex) of 10.12.2019

Online on

21.02.2020

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

10.12.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07C 51/42
C07C 63/26

Application no.

06851350.6

Keywords

Late-filed requests
Late-filed request - admitted (no)

Application title

A PROCESS TO ENRICH A CARBOXYLIC ACID COMPOSITION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T224616.20191210

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 434 KB)
T 1303/17 () of 26.11.2019

Online on

21.02.2020

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

26.11.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A47B 47/04
A47B 96/20
F16B 12/26
B27N 3/02
B32B 21/00

Application no.

09807461.0

Keywords

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

Application title

COMPOSED ELEMENT, MULTI-LAYERED BOARD AND PANEL-SHAPED ELEMENT FOR FORMING THIS COMPOSED ELEMENT

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T130317.20191126

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 355 KB)
T 1001/13 (Expressionshemmung/ALNYLAM) of 9.1.2019

Online on

20.02.2020

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

9.1.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C12N 15/11

Application no.

02702247.4

Keywords

Hauptantrag (Patent in der erteilten Fassung) - hinreichende Offenbarung (nein)
1. Hilfsantrag - hinreichende Offenbarung (nein)
2. und 3. Hilfsantrag - Zulassung ins Verfahren (nein)
4. Hilfsantrag - hinreichende Offenbarung (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit (ja)

Application title

VERFAHREN ZUR HEMMUNG DER EXPRESSION EINES ZIELGENS UND MEDIKAMENT ZUR THERAPIE EINER TUMORERKRANKUNG

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T100113.20190109

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 496 KB)
T 0086/14 (Antennenmodul / CONTINENTAL) of 8.11.2019

Online on

20.02.2020

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

8.11.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

H01Q 1/08
H01Q 1/32
H01Q 1/42
H01Q 21/28
H01Q 23/00
H01Q 1/12

Application no.

07010729.7

Keywords

Änderungen - Erweiterung über den Inhalt der Anmeldung in der eingereichten Fassung hinaus (ja)
Spät eingereichte Hilfsanträge - zugelassen (nein)

Application title

Antennenmodul, insbesondere als zentrales Sende- und/oder Empfangsmodul für ein Fahrzeug, mit mehreren Antennen und mehreren Sende- und/oder Empfangseinrichtungen

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T008614.20191108

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 319 KB)
T 0012/15 (Compositions comprising PUFAs, B Vitamins and uridine or cytidine to … of 20.8.2019

Online on

20.02.2020

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

20.8.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 31/202
A61K 31/4415
A61K 31/519
A61K 31/714
A61P 25/00

Application no.

02780164.6

Keywords

Sufficiency of disclosure - (yes)
Inventive step - improvement not credible
Inventive step - obvious alternative
Late-filed evidence - submitted with the statement of grounds of appeal
Late-filed evidence - admitted (yes)
Late-filed request - submitted during oral proceedings
Late-filed request - admitted (yes)

Application title

PREPARATION FOR IMPROVING THE ACTION OF RECEPTORS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T001215.20190820

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 972 KB)
T 0263/15 () of 9.12.2019

Online on

20.02.2020

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

9.12.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B65D 5/20
B65D 5/42
B65D 5/56

Application no.

07804082.1

Keywords

Amendments - broadening of claim (yes)
Late-filed auxiliary requests - amendments after arrangement of oral proceedings
Late-filed auxiliary requests - admitted (no)

Application title

METHOD OF PREPARING WEB MATERIAL FOR PRODUCTION OF RECEPTACLES FOR FOOD OR OTHER PRODUCTS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T026315.20191209

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 349 KB)
T 0774/15 () of 25.11.2019

Online on

20.02.2020

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

25.11.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01J 61/28
H01J 61/70
H01J 61/52

Application no.

07705734.7

Keywords

Claims - clarity
Claims - main request (no)
Novelty - "main request b" (no)
Late-filed auxiliary requests - admitted (no)

Application title

LOW-PRESSURE MERCURY VAPOR DISCHARGE LAMP WITH AMALGAM

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T077415.20191125

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 416 KB)
T 0234/16 () of 26.11.2019

Online on

20.02.2020

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

26.11.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01J 61/28
H01J 61/70
H01J 61/52

Application no.

12152823.6

Keywords

Claims - clarity in opposition appeal proceedings
Grounds for opposition - fresh ground for opposition
Grounds for opposition - not admitted into appeal proceedings
Late-filed novelty objection - admitted (no)
New inventive step objections - admitted (no)

Application title

Low-pressure mercury vapor discharge lamp with amalgam, lamp system, water treatment system, use of a lamp system

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T023416.20191126

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 354 KB)
T 0278/17 (Air Filter/Donaldson) of 13.2.2020

Online on

20.02.2020

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

13.2.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B01D 46/52
F02M 35/024

Application no.

10167077.6

Keywords

Divisional application - subject-matter extends beyond content of earlier application (no, after amendment)
Amendments - extension beyond the content of the application as filed (no)
Late-filed request - justification for late filing (yes)
Late-filed request - amendments after arrangement of oral proceedings
Remittal to the department of first instance - (yes)

Application title

Air filter arrangement, assembly, and methods

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T027817.20200213

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 287 KB)
T 0296/17 () of 19.12.2019

Online on

20.02.2020

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

19.12.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61L 2/08
A61F 2/06
B65B 55/02

Application no.

11195520.9

Keywords

Admissibility of opposition - (no)

Application title

Reduced temperature sterilization of stents

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T029617.20191219

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 295 KB)
T 1599/17 (Cell ID acquisition in wireless FDMA system/QUALCOMM) of 14.2.2020

Online on

20.02.2020

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

14.2.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04L 27/26
H04Q 7/32
H04J 13/00

Application no.

07841291.3

Keywords

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

Application title

ACQUISITION IN FREQUENCY DIVISION MULTIPLE ACCESS SYSTEMS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T159917.20200214

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 275 KB)
T 2523/17 (Probengefäßmatrix/PerkinElmer) of 6.12.2019

Online on

20.02.2020

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

6.12.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B01L 3/00

Application no.

10787020.6

Keywords

Klarheit - (nein)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (nein)

Application title

PROBENGEFÄSSMATRIX UND DEREN HERSTELLUNGSVERFAHREN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T252317.20191206

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 335 KB)
T 1695/18 (Hypoglycaemia/LÜCK) of 26.9.2019

Online on

20.02.2020

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

26.9.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 31/47
A61P 13/00

Application no.

09797440.6

Keywords

Transfer of opponent status (yes)
Novelty - main request and auxiliary requests 1 to 7 (no)
Novelty - non-limiting, non-therapeutic use
Admission of late filed requests - auxiliary requests 16 to 23 (no)

Application title

SUPPLEMENTATION OF PROPANE-1,2,3-TRIOL AND WATER IN FASTING SUBJECTS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T169518.20190926

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 553 KB)
T 2180/15 () of 15.11.2019

Online on

19.02.2020

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

15.11.2019

Proc. language

FR

IPC

F25J 3/04

Application no.

04722884.6

Keywords

Exposé insuffisant - (non)
Motifs d'opposition - extension de l'objet du brevet (oui)
Motifs d'opposition - nouveau motif d'opposition (oui)
Activité inventive - (oui)

Application title

PROCEDE ET INSTALLATION DE SEPARATION D'AIR PAR DISTILLATION CRYOGENIQUE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T218015.20191115

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 350 KB)
T 1340/16 (IgA secretion due to probiotics/NESTLE) of 11.12.2019

Online on

19.02.2020

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

11.12.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 35/74
A23L 1/29
A23L 1/30

Application no.

09800034.2

Keywords

Main request and auxiliary requests 1 and 3 - inventive step (no)
Late-filed request auxiliary request 2
Late-filed request - admitted (no)

Application title

PROBIOTICS TO INCREASE IGA SECRETION IN INFANTS BORN BY CAESAREAN SECTION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T134016.20191211

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 353 KB)
T 2041/16 () of 5.2.2020

Online on

19.02.2020

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

5.2.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G01C 21/34

Application no.

11735998.4

Keywords

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

Application title

VERFAHREN ZUM ERMITTELN DER REICHWEITE EINES KRAFTFAHRZEUGS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T204116.20200205

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 342 KB)
T 2669/16 () of 22.1.2020

Online on

19.02.2020

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

22.1.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F04B 23/00
F04D 13/16

Application no.

10000378.9

Keywords

Neuheit - Hilfsantrag (ja)
Spät eingereichte Hilfsanträge - Antrag eindeutig gewährbar (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hilfsantrag (ja)
Ausreichende Offenbarung - Hilfsantrag (ja)
Änderungen - Offenbarung durch Zeichnung

Application title

Pumpeinrichtung

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T266916.20200122

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 421 KB)
T 0155/17 () of 28.1.2020

Online on

19.02.2020

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

28.1.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C08G 65/26
C08G 65/00

Application no.

11719029.8

Keywords

Neuheit - (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (nein)

Application title

VERFAHREN ZUR HERSTELLUNG VON POLYETHERCARBONATPOLYOLEN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T015517.20200128

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 357 KB)
T 1543/17 () of 29.11.2019

Online on

19.02.2020

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

29.11.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08F 236/12
C08F 2/22
C08L 13/02
A61B 19/04

Application no.

03707139.6

Keywords

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

Application title

DIP-FORMING LATEX, DIP-FORMING COMPOSITION AND DIP-FORMED ARTICLE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T154317.20191129

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 427 KB)
T 2717/17 (Buprenorphine/ HEXAL) of 28.11.2019

Online on

19.02.2020

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

28.11.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 47/12
A61K 47/14
A61K 31/485
A61K 9/70

Application no.

11784951.3

Keywords

Late-filed document - admitted (no)
Late-filed attack on inventive step - admitted (no)
Grounds for opposition - insufficiency of disclosure (no)
Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

TRANSDERMAL THERAPEUTIC SYSTEM COMPRISING BUPRENORPHINE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T271717.20191128

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 448 KB)
T 0079/14 (Antennenmodul / CONTINENTAL) of 8.11.2019

Online on

18.02.2020

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

8.11.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

H01Q 1/08
H01Q 1/12
H01Q 1/32
H01Q 1/42
H01Q 21/28
H01Q 23/00

Application no.

07010730.5

Keywords

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

Application title

Antennenmodul, insbesondere als zentrales Sende- und/oder Empfangsmodul für ein Fahrzeug, mit mehreren Antennen

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T007914.20191108

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 400 KB)
T 0447/16 () of 30.1.2020

Online on

18.02.2020

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

30.1.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F03D 9/00
H02J 3/36
H02J 3/38

Application no.

01811203.7

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)

Application title

Windenenergiesystem sowie Verfahren zum Betrieb eines solchen Windenenergiesystems

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T044716.20200130

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 318 KB)
T 0560/16 (TDK/magnetic material) of 19.11.2019

Online on

18.02.2020

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

19.11.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01F 1/11
H01F 1/113
C04B 35/26
H01K 1/02
G11B 5/706
C01G 49/00

Application no.

04013256.5

Keywords

Late-filed evidence - submitted with the statement of grounds of appeal
Late-filed evidence - admitted (yes)
Auxiliary requests - admitted (yes)
Inventive step - main request (no)
Inventive step - auxiliary requests 1-4 (no)
Clarity - auxiliary requests 5-9 (no)

Application title

Oxide magnetic material, ferrite particle, sintered magnet, bonded magnet, magnetic recording medium and motor

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T056016.20191119

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 411 KB)
T 2063/14 (Procalcitonin in diabetes/BRAHMS) of 28.11.2019

Online on

17.02.2020

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

28.11.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01N 33/68
G01N 33/74

Application no.

10188289.2

Keywords

Admissibility of appeal - notice of appeal
Admissibility of appeal - request defining subject of appeal
Late-filed evidence - admitted (no)
Novelty - (yes)
Right to be heard - opportunity to comment (yes)

Application title

Use of procalcitonin (PCT) in risk stratification and prognosis of patients with a primary, non-infectious disease

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T206314.20191128

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 298 KB)
T 2367/15 (Process for producing glass/resin composite/AGC) of 16.1.2020

Online on

17.02.2020

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

16.1.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B32B 17/10
B29C 47/06
C03B 17/06

Application no.

09703567.9

Keywords

Grounds for opposition - added subject-matter (no)
Grounds for opposition - insufficiency of disclosure (no)
Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

PROCESS FOR PRODUCING GLASS/RESIN COMPOSITE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T236715.20200116

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 328 KB)
T 0918/16 (Pioglitazone and metformin/TAKEDA) of 7.11.2019

Online on

17.02.2020

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

7.11.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 45/06
A61K 31/41
A61K 31/13

Application no.

03751344.7

Keywords

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

Application title

SOLID PREPARATION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T091816.20191107

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 531 KB)
T 1627/17 () of 14.1.2020

Online on

17.02.2020

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

14.1.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08F 210/06
C08F 210/16

Application no.

05853858.8

Keywords

Sufficiency of disclosure - main request (yes)
Appeal decision - remittal to the department of first instance (yes)

Application title

ARTICLES HAVING IMPROVED CLARITY, PREPARED FROM PROPYLENE-ETHYLENE COPOLYMERS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T162717.20200114

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 391 KB)
T 0031/18 (HIGH DRUG LOAD TABLET/Novartis AG, Novartis Pharma GmbH) of 26.11.2019

Online on

17.02.2020

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

26.11.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 9/16
A61K 9/26
A61K 9/28
A61K 47/32
A61K 47/38
A61K 31/505

Application no.

03722519.0

Keywords

Admission of late filed documents (No)
All requests - Inventive step (no)
Experiments submitted after the filing date as evidence for inventive step - Taken in consideration (yes)

Application title

HIGH DRUG LOAD TABLET

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T003118.20191126

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 455 KB)
T 0313/18 () of 11.2.2020

Online on

17.02.2020

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

11.2.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A61K 31/22
A61K 31/225
A61Q 3/00
A61P 31/10
A61K 47/10
A61K 9/00

Application no.

08734983.3

Keywords

Zulässigkeit der Beschwerde - Beschwerdeschrift
Zulässigkeit der Beschwerde - Name und Anschrift des Beschwerdeführers

Application title

TOPISCH ANWENDBARE FUNGIZIDE MITTEL ZUR NAGELBEHANDLUNG

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T031318.20200211

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 238 KB)
R 0001/19 (Fundamental violation of the right to be heard) of 17.10.2019

Online on

14.02.2020

Board

EBA

Decision date

17.10.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 31/573
A61K 31/593
A61K 9/00
A61K 9/06
A61K 47/06
A61K 47/10
A61P 17/06

Application no.

11196067.0

Keywords

Petition admissible (yes) - obligation to raise objection (no)
Right to be heard - violation (no)
no obligation for a Board to inform a party that it deems a particular argument relevant

Application title

Pharmaceutical composition for dermal use comprising calcipotriol and betamethasone for treating psoriasis

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:R000119.20191017

Distribution

B

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 383 KB)
T 0358/14 () of 23.1.2020

Online on

14.02.2020

Board

3.5.04

Decision date

23.1.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04N 5/445

Application no.

00308714.5

Keywords

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

Application title

Improvements relating to an electronic programme guide

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T035814.20200123

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 349 KB)
T 0777/14 () of 16.1.2020

Online on

14.02.2020

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

16.1.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C07C 253/10
C07C 253/30

Application no.

05701177.7

Keywords

Ausreichende Offenbarung - (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - nicht naheliegende Alternative

Application title

VERFAHREN ZUR HERSTELLUNG VON ADIPODINITRIL DURCH HYDROCYANIERUNG VON 1,3-BUTADIEN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T077714.20200116

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 355 KB)
T 1187/15 () of 20.1.2020

Online on

14.02.2020

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

20.1.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61B 5/02
A61B 5/024
A61B 5/087
A61B 5/0205
A61B 5/0404

Application no.

05786636.0

Keywords

Main request and auxiliary requests I to X - added subject-matter (yes)
Late filed auxiliary request XI - admitted (no)
Reimbursement of appeal fee - (no)

Application title

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR RECORDING AND PRESENTATION OF PHYSIOLOGICAL DATA

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T118715.20200120

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 443 KB)
T 1458/15 () of 10.10.2019

Online on

14.02.2020

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

10.10.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61F 13/56

Application no.

03812298.2

Keywords

Grounds for opposition - insufficiency of disclosure
Grounds for opposition - main request (yes), auxiliary request 1 (no)
Inventive step - auxiliary request 1 (yes)

Application title

DISPOSABLE DIAPER

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T145815.20191010

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 333 KB)
T 2288/15 () of 28.11.2019

Online on

14.02.2020

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

28.11.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61F 13/58

Application no.

04751815.4

Keywords

Amendments - added subject-matter (yes)
Sufficiency of disclosure - (no)
Claims - clarity (no)
Procedural economy - Reasons 5.1.1 to 5.1.7

Application title

FASTENING FILM SYSTEM AND ASSEMBLY COMPRISING A FASTENING FILM SYSTEM AND A SUBSTRATE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T228815.20191128

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 432 KB)
T 0653/16 () of 24.1.2020

Online on

14.02.2020

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

24.1.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F02B 63/04
H02K 7/18

Application no.

08803818.7

Keywords

Spät eingereichte Hilfsanträge - zugelassen (ja)
Änderungen - zulässig (ja)
Änderungen - Kategoriewechsel
Neuheit - (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - rückschauende Betrachtungsweise
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Could-would approach

Application title

SCHWIMMFÄHIGE HAFENSTROMVERSORGUNG

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T065316.20200124

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 421 KB)
T 1082/16 () of 21.11.2019

Online on

14.02.2020

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

21.11.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F16D 13/58

Application no.

04002150.3

Keywords

Verspätetes Vorbringen
Neuheit
Erfinderische Tätigkeit

Application title

Reibungskupplung

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T108216.20191121

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 478 KB)
T 1597/16 () of 14.1.2020

Online on

14.02.2020

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

14.1.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

E04F 15/00
B05D 7/08
B05D 3/06

Application no.

05746316.8

Keywords

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

Application title

PANEEL AUS HOLZWERKSTOFF MIT OBERFLÄCHENBESCHICHTUNG

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T159716.20200114

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 312 KB)
T 2619/16 () of 20.11.2019

Online on

14.02.2020

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

20.11.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08F 12/08
C08F 4/34

Application no.

10712412.5

Keywords

Inventive step - (main request: no)
Auxiliary requests submitted with the statement of grounds of appeal - admitted (no)

Application title

AQUEOUS SOLID DIACYL PEROXIDE SUSPENSION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T261916.20191120

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 346 KB)
T 0600/18 (Storm Emma) of 4.2.2020

Online on

14.02.2020

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

4.2.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B64C 13/46

Application no.

10765486.5

Keywords

Re-establishment of rights (no)
Re-establishment of rights - no conclusive case presented in request
Re-establishment of rights - due care on the part of the professional representative (no)

Application title

TACTILE CUEING APPARATUS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T060018.20200204

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 302 KB)
T 2274/18 (Method For Treating Human Perspiration /L'ORÉAL) of 7.2.2020

Online on

14.02.2020

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

7.2.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 8/96
A61K 8/02
A61K 8/26
A61K 8/25
A61K 8/19
A61K 8/28
A61Q 15/00

Application no.

09737000.1

Keywords

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

Application title

COSMETIC METHOD FOR TREATING HUMAN PERSPIRATION USING PARTICLES OF AN EXPANDED AMORPHOUS MINERAL MATERIAL; COMPOSITIONS.

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T227418.20200207

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 290 KB)
T 2248/14 (DNA polymerases/ILLUMINA) of 26.11.2019

Online on

13.02.2020

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

26.11.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12N 9/12

Application no.

10180445.8

Keywords

Main request - admission (yes); added-subject-matter (yes);

Application title

Modified DNA polymerases for improved incorporation of nucleotide analogues

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T224814.20191126

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 386 KB)
T 0134/15 (Echtzeitsteuerverfahren für eine Steuerungseinrichtung/SIEMENS) of 21.1.2020

Online on

13.02.2020

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

21.1.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G05B 19/05

Application no.

04019104.1

Keywords

Neuheit - Hauptantrag und Hilfsantrag 1 (nein)
Unzulässige Erweiterung - Hilfsanträge 2 und 3 (ja)
Zulassung - Hilfsantrag 4 (nein): verspätet und nicht konvergent

Application title

Echtzeitsteuerverfahren für eine Steuerungseinrichtung eines industriellen technischen Prozesses und Echtzeitbetriebsverfahren für eine Recheneinrichtung

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T013415.20200121

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 363 KB)
T 1331/15 () of 14.11.2019

Online on

13.02.2020

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

14.11.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01L 29/778
H01L 21/60
H01L 23/36

Application no.

03800265.5

Keywords

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

Application title

GROUP III NITRIDE BASED FLIP-CHIP INTEGRATED CIRCUIT AND METHOD FOR FABRICATING

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T133115.20191114

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 400 KB)
T 1025/17 () of 14.11.2019

Online on

13.02.2020

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

14.11.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

E05D 5/02
E05D 5/04
E05D 7/04

Application no.

08020799.6

Keywords

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

Application title

Scharnierbeschlag zur schwenkbaren Befestigung des Rahmens eines Fensterladens

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T102517.20191114

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 541 KB)
T 1665/18 () of 19.11.2019

Online on

13.02.2020

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

19.11.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08H 8/00
C10G 1/00
C10L 1/02
C10L 5/44
C08L 1/02
C08L 97/02
C08J 3/28
C10G 3/00
C10G 15/00
C10G 32/00
C10G 49/12
C12M 1/00
C12P 3/00
C12P 5/00
C12P 7/04
C12P 7/10
C12P 7/16
C12P 7/02

Application no.

11007752.6

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)

Application title

Method of preparation of alcohols, organic acids, proteins, sugars, hydrocarbons, and mixtures thereof from biomass

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T166518.20191119

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 310 KB)
T 1854/18 () of 19.11.2019

Online on

13.02.2020

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

19.11.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08H 8/00
C10G 1/00
C10L 1/02
C10L 5/44
C08L 1/02
C08L 97/02
C08J 3/28
C10G 3/00
C10G 15/00
C10G 32/00
C10G 49/12
C12M 1/00
C12P 3/00
C12P 5/00
C12P 7/04
C12P 7/10
C12P 7/16
C12P 7/02

Application no.

11007747.6

Keywords

Divisional application - subject-matter extends beyond content of earlier application (no, after amendment)
Divisional application - added subject-matter (no)
Divisional application - after amendment
Remittal to the department of first instance (yes)

Application title

Method for generating energy

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T185418.20191119

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 300 KB)
T 0233/15 () of 19.11.2019

Online on

12.02.2020

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

19.11.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

H05B 6/06

Application no.

06742762.5

Keywords

Einspruchsgründe - mangelhafte Offenbarung (ja)
Spät eingereichter Antrag - Antrag hätte bereits im erstinstanzlichen Verfahren vorgebracht werden können (ja)

Application title

Verfahren und Anordnung zur Leistungsversorgung mehrerer Induktionsspulen bei einem Induktionsgerät

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T023315.20191119

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 415 KB)
T 1875/15 () of 3.12.2019

Online on

12.02.2020

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

3.12.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C10M 141/10
C10M 161/00

Application no.

03709392.9

Keywords

Grounds for opposition - added subject-matter (no)
Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)
Late-filed objections - admitted (no)

Application title

LUBRICATING COMPOSITIONS WITH GOOD THERMAL STABILITY AND DEMULSIBILITY PROPERTIES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T187515.20191203

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 604 KB)
T 2259/15 () of 28.11.2019

Online on

12.02.2020

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

28.11.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B07B 1/46

Application no.

07820480.7

Keywords

Mündliche Verhandlung - Fernbleiben von der mündlichen Verhandlung
Änderungen - Erweiterung über den Inhalt der Anmeldung in der eingereichten Fassung hinaus (nein)
Ausreichende Offenbarung - Ausführbarkeit (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)

Application title

VERFAHREN ZUM KLASSIEREN WASSERABSORBIERENDER POLYMERPARTIKEL

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T225915.20191128

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 459 KB)
T 1181/16 (DD Washer/Valmet) of 11.11.2019

Online on

12.02.2020

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

11.11.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

D21C 9/06

Application no.

06747848.7

Keywords

Novelty - public prior use (no)
Novelty - insufficient substantiation/ evidence
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

ARRANGEMENT FOR THE TREATMENT OF CELLULOSE PULP IN A WASHING APPARATUS ARRANGED WITH A REINFORCING FRAME

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T118116.20191111

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 342 KB)
T 2155/16 () of 10.1.2020

Online on

12.02.2020

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

10.1.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A47L 15/42
D06F 39/00

Application no.

09015603.5

Keywords

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

Application title

Dishwasher

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T215516.20200110

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 461 KB)
T 2350/16 () of 18.10.2019

Online on

12.02.2020

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

18.10.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B42D 15/10

Application no.

05778617.0

Keywords

Übertragung der Einsprechendenstellung (nein)
Zulassung der Vergleichsversuche (ja)
Neuheit (nein: Hauptantrag; ja: Hilfsantrag I)
Zulässigkeit des Disclaimers (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit (ja: Hilfsantrag I)

Application title

METALLISIERTES SICHERHEITSELEMENT

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T235016.20191018

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 1 MB)
T 2633/16 (UTILISATION D'ACIDES BENZOÏQUES HALOGENES / TOTAL) of 28.11.2019

Online on

12.02.2020

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

28.11.2019

Proc. language

FR

IPC

C09K 8/58
E21B 47/10

Application no.

11720588.0

Keywords

Activité inventive - (oui)
Preuves produites tardivement - auraient pu être produites en première instance (non)

Application title

UTILISATION D'ACIDES BENZOÏQUES HALOGENES POUR LE MARQUAGE D'EAU D'INJECTION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T263316.20191128

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 388 KB)
T 1449/17 () of 15.1.2020

Online on

12.02.2020

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

15.1.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B60C 5/04
B60C 29/04

Application no.

12170727.7

Keywords

Einspruchsgründe - mangelhafte Offenbarung (nein)
Spät eingereichte Beweismittel - zugelassen (nein)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)

Application title

Schlauchsystem

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T144917.20200115

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 296 KB)
T 1497/17 () of 15.1.2020

Online on

12.02.2020

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

15.1.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B60C 5/04
B60C 29/04

Application no.

12170728.5

Keywords

Neuheit - (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)
Mangelhafte Offenbarung (nein)
Spät eingereichte Tatsachen - zugelassen (nein)

Application title

Schlauchsystem

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T149717.20200115

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 293 KB)
T 0372/18 () of 30.1.2020

Online on

12.02.2020

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

30.1.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B60R 16/027

Application no.

14306297.4

Keywords

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

Application title

Anordnung für in einem Kraftfahrzeug montierte elektrische Leitungen

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T037218.20200130

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 273 KB)
T 1085/18 () of 12.12.2019

Online on

12.02.2020

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

12.12.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B66C 19/00
B66C 13/22

Application no.

10763602.9

Keywords

Änderungen - unzulässige Erweiterung (nein)
Patentansprüche - Klarheit (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)
Spät eingereichter Antrag - Antrag hätte bereits im erstinstanzlichen Verfahren vorgebracht werden können (nein)

Application title

PORTALHUBWAGEN ZUM EINSATZ IN CONTAINERTERMINALS UND FÜR ALLGEMEINE TRANSPORTZWECKE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T108518.20191212

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 285 KB)
T 1841/19 () of 3.2.2020

Online on

12.02.2020

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

3.2.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61C 7/00
A61C 7/08

Application no.

09746147.9

Keywords

Admissibility of appeal - missing statement of grounds

Application title

DENTAL APPLIANCE REINFORCEMENT

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T184119.20200203

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 220 KB)
T 2227/15 () of 29.1.2020

Online on

11.02.2020

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

29.1.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B26B 19/06
B26B 19/20
B26B 19/38

Application no.

09251666.5

Keywords

Late-filed lines of attack - admitted (no)
Amendments - extension beyond the content of the application as filed (no)
Novelty - (yes)
RPBA 2020 - applicability and transitional provisions
Form of decision - abridged form in respect of one or more issues

Application title

Blade assembly

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T222715.20200129

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 345 KB)
T 0044/16 () of 28.1.2020

Online on

11.02.2020

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

28.1.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61F 13/15
A61F 13/511
A61F 13/84
A61F 13/514

Application no.

11155400.2

Keywords

Inventive step - mixture of technical and non-technical features

Application title

Disposable diapers

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T004416.20200128

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 307 KB)
T 1524/16 (Functional antibodies/GENENCOR) of 29.1.2019

Online on

11.02.2020

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

29.1.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07K 16/00
C07K 16/46
C12N 15/63
C12N 15/64
C12N 15/80
C12N 1/15
A61K 39/395

Application no.

03719861.1

Keywords

Main request and aux. requests 3 and 6 - inventive step (no)
Aux. requests 1, 4, 5 and 7 to 10 - clarity (no)
Aux.requests 1a, 2a, 4a, 5a and 7a to 10a - added subject-matter (yes)

Application title

Production of functional antibodies in filamentous fungi

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T152416.20190129

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 560 KB)
T 1591/16 () of 22.11.2019

Online on

11.02.2020

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

22.11.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F02D 9/10
F02D 11/10

Application no.

04006975.9

Keywords

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

Application title

Motor driving type throttle apparatus

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T159116.20191122

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 285 KB)
T 1621/16 (Hand dishwashing/Procter&Gamble) of 14.10.2019

Online on

11.02.2020

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

14.10.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C11D 17/00
C11D 3/33
C11D 3/36
C11D 1/83
C11D 1/94

Application no.

09163237.2

Keywords

Amendments - mutliple selections from lists of converging alternatives
Amendments - allowable (yes)
Amendments - intermediate generalisation
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

Liquid hand dishwashing detergent composition

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T162116.20191014

Distribution

B

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 467 KB)
T 1672/16 () of 10.12.2019

Online on

11.02.2020

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

10.12.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F24D 19/10
G05D 7/06
E03B 7/00
E03B 7/08
E03B 7/07

Application no.

08874783.7

Keywords

Grounds for opposition - fresh ground for opposition (no)
Inventive step
Late-filed auxiliary requests - admitted (yes)
Amendments - extension beyond the content of the application as filed (no)
Amendments - allowable (yes)

Application title

FLOW CONTROL SYSTEM

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T167216.20191210

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 525 KB)
T 1741/16 () of 19.12.2019

Online on

11.02.2020

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

19.12.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61J 3/10

Application no.

09786382.3

Keywords

Novelty - main request, auxiliary requests 2 and 9 (no)
Inventive step - auxiliary request 7 (no)
Late-filed auxiliary requests 12 and 13
Late-filed auxiliary requests - admitted (no)
Appeal decision - remittal to the department of first instance (no)

Application title

TABLET PRODUCTION MODULE AND METHOD FOR CONTINUOUS PRODUCTION OF TABLETS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T174116.20191219

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 396 KB)
T 2093/16 () of 17.1.2020

Online on

11.02.2020

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

17.1.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A47L 15/00
A47L 15/46

Application no.

04804765.8

Keywords

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

Application title

GESCHIRRSPÜLMASCHINE MIT ZWISCHENPUMPBETRIEB

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T209316.20200117

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 364 KB)
T 2133/16 () of 28.11.2019

Online on

11.02.2020

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

28.11.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B21B 1/46

Application no.

08801838.7

Keywords

Neuheit - Hauptantrag
Neuheit - (nein)
Hilfsantrag 3 - mangelnde Substantiierung - zugelassen (nein)
Hilfsanträge 4 und 5 - zugelassen (ja)
Beschwerdeentscheidung - Zurückverweisung an die erste Instanz (nein)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hilfsanträge 4 und 5 (nein)

Application title

KOMPAKTE FLEXIBLE CSP-ANLAGE FÜR ENDLOS-, SEMI-ENDLOS- UND BATCHBETRIEB

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T213316.20191128

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 348 KB)
T 2420/16 (Content access across devices/QUALCOMM) of 7.10.2019

Online on

11.02.2020

Board

3.5.07

Decision date

7.10.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 17/30

Application no.

07871635.4

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)

Application title

Preserving a user experience with content across multiple computing devices using location information

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T242016.20191007

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 286 KB)
T 2741/16 (Haptic feedback assisted text manipulation / Immersion) of 28.11.2019

Online on

11.02.2020

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

28.11.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 3/01
G06F 3/048
G06F 17/24

Application no.

11191507.0

Keywords

Inventive step - obvious modification
Late-filed auxiliary requests - admitted (no)
Late-filed auxiliary requests - amendments after arrangement of oral proceedings
Late-filed auxiliary requests - diverging versions of claims
Late-filed auxiliary requests - request clearly allowable (no)

Application title

Haptic feedback assisted text manipulation

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T274116.20191128

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 291 KB)
T 2746/16 () of 15.1.2020

Online on

11.02.2020

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

15.1.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F03D 1/06
F03D 7/02
F03D 7/04
F03D 9/00
H02J 3/04
H02J 3/24
H02J 3/38
H02P 9/00
H02P 9/10

Application no.

10710316.0

Keywords

Änderungen - Zwischenverallgemeinerung
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)

Application title

VERFAHREN ZUM BETREIBEN EINER WINDENERGIEANLAGE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T274616.20200115

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Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 394 KB)
T 0163/17 () of 27.11.2019

Online on

11.02.2020

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

27.11.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F16C 19/16
F16C 19/55
F16C 33/58
F16C 35/067
F16C 35/04

Application no.

08012058.7

Keywords

Amendments - allowable (yes)
Claims - clarity
Claims - main request (yes)
Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)
Statement of grounds of appeal and the reply thereto
Statement of grounds of appeal - party's complete case

Application title

Assembling method of bearing unit

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T016317.20191127

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 332 KB)
T 0645/17 (Curable polymer separator/UC & UMD) of 28.11.2019

Online on

11.02.2020

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

28.11.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B01L 3/00
G01N 33/49

Application no.

14190681.8

Keywords

Amendments - added subject-matter (yes) -main and first to sixth auxiliary requests
Amendments - allowable (yes) -seventh auxiliary request
Claims - clarity (yes) -seventh auxiliary request
Remittal to the examining division

Application title

Curable polymer separator

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T064517.20191128

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Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 325 KB)
T 1169/17 (Process for making a detergent base composition/Procter & Gamble) of 21.11.2019

Online on

11.02.2020

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

21.11.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C11D 11/04
C11D 1/37

Application no.

11715377.5

Keywords

Late-filed documents
Late-filed document - not admissible
Amendments - added subject-matter (no)
Sufficiency of disclosure - (yes)
Inventive step (yes)
Inventive step - non-obvious alternative

Application title

PROCESS FOR MAKING A DETERGENT BASE COMPOSITION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T116917.20191121

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Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 459 KB)
T 1724/17 () of 5.2.2020

Online on

11.02.2020

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

5.2.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A47J 31/40

Application no.

09827899.7

Keywords

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

Application title

BEVERAGE MAKER

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T172417.20200205

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Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 229 KB)
T 2199/14 () of 21.11.2019

Online on

10.02.2020

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

21.11.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01L 21/00
H01L 25/16
H01L 27/15
H01L 33/00
H01L 25/075

Application no.

03724539.6

Keywords

Priority - identity of invention (no)
Inventive step - (no)
Late-filed auxiliary requests - request clearly allowable (no)

Application title

HIGH EFFICIENCY SOLID-STATE LIGHT SOURCE AND METHODS OF USE AND MANUFACTURE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T219914.20191121

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Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 418 KB)
T 0702/15 () of 17.1.2020

Online on

10.02.2020

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

17.1.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C09K 5/04
C10M 171/00

Application no.

04817445.2

Keywords

Apportionment of costs - (no)

Application title

FLUORINATED ALKENE REFRIGERANT COMPOSITIONS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T070215.20200117

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Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 260 KB)
T 1940/15 () of 17.12.2019

Online on

10.02.2020

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

17.12.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01L 29/778
H01L 29/20
H01L 29/207
H01L 29/423

Application no.

06734062.0

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)

Application title

GROUP III NITRIDE FIELD EFFECT TRANSISTORS (FETS) CAPABLE OF WITHSTANDING HIGH TEMPERATURE REVERSE BIAS TEST CONDITIONS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T194015.20191217

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 400 KB)
T 0026/16 () of 24.9.2019

Online on

10.02.2020

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

24.9.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

E01H 4/02
F16P 3/14
G08G 1/16

Application no.

11153413.7

Keywords

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

Application title

Pistenpflegefahrzeug

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T002616.20190924

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Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 403 KB)
T 0261/16 () of 3.2.2020

Online on

10.02.2020

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

3.2.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F16F 1/38
B64D 41/00

Application no.

08843213.3

Keywords

Inventive step - after amendment
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

SUSPENSION SYSTEM FOR AIRCRAFT AUXILIARY POWER UNIT WITH ELASTOMERIC MEMBER

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T026116.20200203

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Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 289 KB)
T 0302/16 () of 17.10.2019

Online on

10.02.2020

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

17.10.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F28G 1/16

Application no.

02009244.1

Keywords

Zulassung eines neuen Einspruchsgrunds - (nein)
Zulassung spät vorgebrachter Einwände - (nein)
Zulassung einer spät vorgebrachten offenkundigen Vorbenutzung - (nein)
Zulassung spät eingereichter Beweismittel - (nein)
Änderungen der Anmeldung
Änderungen - zulässig (ja)
Neuheit - (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)

Application title

Verfahren und Vorrichtung zur Online-Kesselreinigung von Abfallverbrennungsanlagen

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T030216.20191017

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Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 550 KB)
T 0361/16 () of 29.1.2020

Online on

10.02.2020

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

29.1.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F24H 3/04
F24H 9/18
H05B 3/24
B60H 1/22

Application no.

09012038.7

Keywords

Erlöschen des Patents in allen benannten Vertragsstaaten - Beendigung des Beschwerdeverfahrens

Application title

Elektrische Heizvorrichtung

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T036116.20200129

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Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 227 KB)
T 0414/16 () of 12.11.2019

Online on

10.02.2020

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

12.11.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A45D 27/46
B26B 19/38

Application no.

04710801.4

Keywords

Zulässigkeit der Beschwerde - (ja)
Spät eingereichter Antrag - zugelassen (ja)
Patentansprüche - Klarheit nach Änderung (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)

Application title

SYSTEM AUS EINEM ELEKTRISCHEN TROCKENRASIERAPPARAT UND EINEM DIESEM ZU GEORDNETEN ELEKTRISCHEN REINIGUNGSGERÄT

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T041416.20191112

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Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 426 KB)
T 0471/16 () of 3.9.2019

Online on

10.02.2020

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

3.9.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

E02F 3/92
E02F 9/28

Application no.

10728679.1

Keywords

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

Application title

CUTTER HEAD FOR DREDGING GROUND, CUTTER SUCTION DREDGER PROVIDED WITH SUCH A CUTTER HEAD AND USE OF THE CUTTER HEAD FOR DREDGING GROUND

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T047116.20190903

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Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 412 KB)
T 1161/16 (COBALT-NICKEL-CHROMIUM-MOLYBDENUM ALLOYS/ATI) of 18.11.2019

Online on

10.02.2020

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

18.11.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C22C 19/00

Application no.

04752617.3

Keywords

Amendments - added subject-matter (yes)
Novelty - auxiliary request (yes)
Novelty - availability to the public
Novelty - multiple selection
Inventive step - auxiliary request (yes)
Inventive step - unexpected improvement shown
Late-filed document - justification for late filing (no)
Late-filed document - admitted (no)

Application title

COBALT-NICKEL-CHROMIUM-MOLYBDENUM ALLOYS WITH REDUCED LEVEL OF TITANIUM NITRIDE INCLUSIONS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T116116.20191118

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Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 381 KB)
T 1366/16 () of 25.11.2019

Online on

10.02.2020

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

25.11.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

E06B 9/15

Application no.

12187784.9

Keywords

Neuheit

Application title

Rollladen mit einer Mehrzahl parallel angeordneter und gelenkig verbundener Rollladenstäbe aus einwandigem, dünnem Metallblech

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T136616.20191125

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D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 259 KB)
T 1690/16 () of 5.11.2019

Online on

10.02.2020

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

5.11.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B21B 45/02

Application no.

06832688.3

Keywords

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

Application title

COOLING APPARATUS FOR HOT ROLLED STEEL BAND AND METHOD OF COOLING THE STEEL BAND

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T169016.20191105

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Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 405 KB)
T 2734/16 (Zulassung neuer Angriffslinie - Verspätetes Einreichen … of 15.10.2019

Online on

10.02.2020

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

15.10.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

E01C 23/088
E01C 19/00

Application no.

08157838.7

Keywords

Neuheit - (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - nicht naheliegende Änderung
Ausreichende Offenbarung - (ja)
Verspätetes Vorbringen - Rechtfertigung der Verspätung (ja)
Änderungen - unzulässige Erweiterung (nein)

Application title

Selbstfahrende Großfräse

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T273416.20191015

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C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 599 KB)
T 0598/17 (Continuous annealing/TATA) of 22.11.2019

Online on

10.02.2020

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

22.11.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C21D 1/26
C21D 9/46
C21D 9/52
C21D 6/00
C22C 38/04

Application no.

11703586.5

Keywords

Novelty - main request (no)
Late-filed auxiliary requests - amendments after arrangement of oral proceedings
Late-filed auxiliary requests - request clearly allowable (no)
Late-filed auxiliary requests - admitted (no)

Application title

PROCESS FOR THE HEAT TREATMENT OF METAL STRIP MATERIAL, AND STRIP MATERIAL PRODUCED IN THAT WAY

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T059817.20191122

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Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 297 KB)
T 2643/17 () of 13.11.2019

Online on

10.02.2020

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

13.11.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F28D 9/00
F28F 3/04

Application no.

11003326.3

Keywords

Appeal decision - remittal to the department of first instance (yes)
Reimbursement of appeal fee - substantial procedural violation (no)

Application title

Heat exchanger

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T264317.20191113

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D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 263 KB)
T 0087/18 () of 10.12.2019

Online on

10.02.2020

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

10.12.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B62L 3/02
B60T 7/10
B60T 11/16

Application no.

07001857.7

Keywords

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

Application title

Bicycle hydraulic brake actuation device

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T008718.20191210

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 333 KB)
T 1640/19 () of 22.11.2019

Online on

10.02.2020

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

22.11.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B21H 1/06

Application no.

12735873.7

Keywords

Zulässigkeit der Beschwerde - fehlende Beschwerdebegründung

Application title

WALZE FÜR EIN RINGWALZWERK

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T164019.20191122

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D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 226 KB)
T 2184/14 () of 14.11.2019

Online on

07.02.2020

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

14.11.2019

Proc. language

FR

IPC

B65D 35/10
B65D 47/08

Application no.

08017038.4

Keywords

Recevabilité du recours - (oui)
Procédure orale - en l'absence des requérantes 2 et 4 et de l'intimée
Requête principale et requête subsidiaire 2 produites tardivement - recevables (non)
Activité inventive - requête subsidiaire 1 (non)

Application title

Tubes souples en matière plastique et leur procédé de fabrication

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T218414.20191114

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D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 439 KB)
T 1405/15 () of 3.2.2020

Online on

07.02.2020

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

3.2.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G08G 1/095

Application no.

05852940.5

Keywords

Inventive step - all requests (no)

Application title

Power supply for LED signal

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T140515.20200203

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 356 KB)
T 1604/15 () of 25.11.2019

Online on

07.02.2020

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

25.11.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B65D 41/34

Application no.

08701348.8

Keywords

Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

A TAMPER EVIDENT CLOSURE CAP AND A COMBINATION OF THE CAP AND A CONTAINER NECK

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T160415.20191125

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 287 KB)
T 0032/16 () of 14.1.2020

Online on

07.02.2020

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

14.1.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61F 13/00
A61F 13/02

Application no.

10724890.8

Keywords

Late-filed auxiliary request - admitted (yes) - special circumstances of the case

Application title

HYDROGEL WOUND DRESSING FOR USE WITH SUCTION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T003216.20200114

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 426 KB)
T 0243/16 () of 4.2.2020

Online on

07.02.2020

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

4.2.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B65D 77/04

Application no.

09398009.2

Keywords

Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

Pallet container for liquids

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T024316.20200204

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D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 365 KB)
T 1166/16 (LYOPHILIZED RECOMBINANT VWF FORMULATIONS/Baxalta Incorporated and … of 3.12.2019

Online on

07.02.2020

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

3.12.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 9/19
A61K 38/36
A61K 9/08
A61K 47/12
A61K 47/18
A61K 47/26
A61K 48/00
A61K 38/16

Application no.

09740822.3

Keywords

Main request - Inventive step (No)
Auxiliary request - Admission into the proceedings (No)

Application title

LYOPHILIZED RECOMBINANT VWF FORMULATIONS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T116616.20191203

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D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 365 KB)
T 1714/16 (Procter&Gamble/Aminosilicones) of 27.11.2019

Online on

07.02.2020

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

27.11.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C11D 3/37
C11D 1/02
C11D 1/37
C11D 1/65
A61K 8/81
A61K 8/895
A61Q 5/00
A61Q 19/00
C11D 1/88
C11D 1/94
C11D 3/22
C11D 11/00
C11D 17/00

Application no.

10731679.6

Keywords

Inventive step - reformulation of the technical problem
Inventive step - obvious modification
Amendments - allowable (yes)

Application title

AMINOSILICONE CONTAINING DETERGENT COMPOSITIONS AND METHODS OF USING SAME

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T171416.20191127

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Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 374 KB)
T 1720/16 () of 21.1.2020

Online on

07.02.2020

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

21.1.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G07F 7/02
B60S 5/02
B67D 5/14
G06F 3/033
G07F 13/02

Application no.

03022730.0

Keywords

Reimbursement of appeal fee - (no)
Remittal to the department of first instance - (no)
Claims - clarity (no)

Application title

Secure controller of outdoor payment terminals in compliance with EMV specifications

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T172016.20200121

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 301 KB)
T 1520/17 () of 12.11.2019

Online on

07.02.2020

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

12.11.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61L 27/26
A61L 27/52
A61L 27/58
C08L 5/08
C08B 37/00

Application no.

10750046.4

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)
Inventive step - main request, auxiliary requests 1 to 3
Amendment of the appellant's case. Admitted (no)

Application title

VISCOELASTIC GELS AS NOVEL FILLERS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T152017.20191112

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 340 KB)
T 1690/17 () of 22.11.2019

Online on

07.02.2020

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

22.11.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B65D 75/58
B65D 77/00

Application no.

10181886.2

Keywords

Novelty - after amendment
Inventive step - after amendment

Application title

Resealable Food Container

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T169017.20191122

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 250 KB)
T 1612/19 () of 13.1.2020

Online on

07.02.2020

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

13.1.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C21D 1/25
C21D 8/02
C21D 8/04

Application no.

11743330.0

Keywords

Admissibility of appeal - missing statement of grounds

Application title

METHOD FOR PRODUCING A HOT-ROLLED STEEL PRODUCT, AND A HOT-ROLLED STEEL

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T161219.20200113

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 224 KB)
T 0083/15 () of 15.10.2019

Online on

06.02.2020

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

15.10.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C09D 11/00

Application no.

07024538.6

Keywords

Novelty - (no)
Inventive step - (no)

Application title

Pigment dispersion, ink composition, inkset, and recording device

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T008315.20191015

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 444 KB)
T 0396/15 () of 18.12.2019

Online on

06.02.2020

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

18.12.2019

Proc. language

FR

IPC

B24D 13/08

Application no.

07731681.8

Keywords

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

Application title

MEULE D'EBARBAGE FINE, UTILISATION DE CETTE MEULE ET PROCEDE POUR LA FABRIQUER.

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T039615.20191218

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Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 506 KB)
T 1279/15 () of 3.12.2019

Online on

06.02.2020

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

3.12.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B65D 85/804
A47J 31/36

Application no.

09796130.4

Keywords

Grounds for opposition - insufficiency of disclosure (no)
Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

CAPSULE, SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR THE PREPARATION OF A BEVERAGE AND A METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING SUCH A CAPSULE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T127915.20191203

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 436 KB)
T 1591/15 () of 11.12.2019

Online on

06.02.2020

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

11.12.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B24B 13/005
B29D 11/00
C08F 290/08
C09D 175/16
C09J 151/00

Application no.

07013158.6

Keywords

Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

Method for blocking a lens blank, adhesive composition and use of the latter in lens blocking

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T159115.20191211

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 372 KB)
T 1937/15 () of 17.1.2020

Online on

06.02.2020

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

17.1.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G01G 11/00

Application no.

10015400.4

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hauptantrag (nein)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hilfsantrag (ja)
Spät vorgebrachte Argumente - zugelassen (ja)

Application title

Wägevorrichtung

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T193715.20200117

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Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 331 KB)
T 0690/16 () of 15.10.2019

Online on

06.02.2020

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

15.10.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C09D 11/00

Application no.

11001190.5

Keywords

-

Application title

Pigment dispersion, ink composition, inkset, and recording device

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T069016.20191015

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 393 KB)
T 1029/16 (Content metadata processing/SONY) of 27.9.2019

Online on

06.02.2020

Board

3.5.07

Decision date

27.9.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 17/30

Application no.

03778956.7

Keywords

Inventive step - main, first and second auxiliary requests (no)
Amendments - added subject-matter
Amendments - third auxiliary request (no)
Claims - clarity
Claims - third auxiliary request (yes)
Substantial procedural violation - appealed decision sufficiently reasoned (no)
Reimbursement of appeal fee - (yes)
Remittal to department of first instance - (yes)

Application title

Information processing device, information processing method, and computer program

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T102916.20190927

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 490 KB)
T 1100/16 (Procédé d'oxydation/Primetals) of 12.12.2019

Online on

06.02.2020

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

12.12.2019

Proc. language

FR

IPC

C21D 1/76
C21D 9/48
C21D 9/52
C21D 9/56
C23C 2/02
C23C 2/40
F27B 9/06
C21D 9/00

Application no.

08829848.4

Keywords

Invention brevetable - (oui)

Application title

PROCEDE ET DISPOSITIF D'OXYDATION/REDUCTION CONTROLEE DE LA SURFACE D'UNE BANDE D'ACIER EN DEFILEMENT CONTINU DANS UN FOUR A TUBES RADIANTS EN VUE DE SA GALVANISATION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T110016.20191212

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D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 261 KB)
T 1238/16 () of 16.12.2019

Online on

06.02.2020

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

16.12.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A47J 31/44

Application no.

05826001.9

Keywords

Amendments - allowable (yes)
Late-filed request - amendments after arrangement of oral proceedings

Application title

SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR PRODUCING FOAMED AND STEAMED MILK FROM MILK CONCENTRATE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T123816.20191216

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 286 KB)
T 1455/16 (Image search to obtain shooting spot/RAKUTEN) of 20.11.2019

Online on

06.02.2020

Board

3.5.07

Decision date

20.11.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 17/30

Application no.

11775122.2

Keywords

Inventive step - all requests (no)

Application title

Information providing device, method of providing information, information providing processing program, and recording medium on which an information providing processing program is recorded

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T145516.20191120

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 401 KB)
T 1754/16 () of 6.12.2019

Online on

06.02.2020

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

6.12.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F04B 43/00
F04B 49/06

Application no.

10001643.5

Keywords

Neuheit - Hauptantrag (nein)
Patentansprüche - Klarheit
Patentansprüche - Hilfsantrag (nein)
Patentansprüche - Stützung durch die Beschreibung (ja)
Änderungen - Zwischenverallgemeinerung
Spät eingereichte Hilfsanträge - Antrag eindeutig gewährbar (nein)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hilfsantrag (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - nicht naheliegende Lösung

Application title

Dosierpumpenaggregat sowie Verfahren zur Steuerung eines Dosierpumpenaggregates

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T175416.20191206

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 429 KB)
T 2385/16 (Encoding and decoding apparatus/NIPPON TELEGRAPH AND TELEPHONE … of 8.11.2019

Online on

06.02.2020

Board

3.5.07

Decision date

8.11.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 17/30
G06F 12/00
G06F 5/00
G06F 17/21

Application no.

07860476.6

Keywords

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

Application title

Encoding and decoding apparatus, method, and program, and recording medium

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T238516.20191108

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 383 KB)
T 2628/16 () of 13.12.2019

Online on

06.02.2020

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

13.12.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A22C 11/12
A22C 15/00
B65H 75/44

Application no.

10194964.2

Keywords

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

Application title

Clip supply

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T262816.20191213

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 392 KB)
T 0696/17 () of 3.2.2020

Online on

06.02.2020

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

3.2.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G02F 1/1333
G02F 1/13357

Application no.

14171255.4

Keywords

Subject-matter extending beyond the earlier application as filed (no, amended claims)
Novelty and inventive step (yes)

Application title

Liquid crystal display apparatus

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T069617.20200203

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 274 KB)
T 0880/17 () of 15.10.2019

Online on

06.02.2020

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

15.10.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C09D 11/00

Application no.

10016140.5

Keywords

Novelty - (no)
Inventive step - (no)

Application title

Pigment dispersion, ink composition, inkset, and recording device

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T088017.20191015

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 482 KB)
T 1248/17 (Water-absorbing agent / NIPPON SHOKUBAI) of 7.11.2019

Online on

06.02.2020

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

7.11.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B01J 20/26
G01N 5/00
A61L 15/60
A61F 13/15
C08F 20/00

Application no.

05108718.7

Keywords

Amendments - extension beyond the content of the application as filed (yes)
Amendments - clarity (no)
Amendments - all requests

Application title

Water-absorbing agent, its production process and use

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T124817.20191107

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 360 KB)
T 1633/17 () of 20.11.2019

Online on

06.02.2020

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

20.11.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B60T 7/04
B60T 15/14

Application no.

11794460.3

Keywords

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

Application title

BETRIEBSBREMSVENTIL MIT WENIGSTENS EINEM UNMITTELBAR DURCH EINEN RELAISKOLBEN BETÄTIGBAREN ELEKTRISCHEN SCHALTER

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T163317.20191120

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D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 382 KB)
T 1879/17 () of 9.1.2020

Online on

06.02.2020

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

9.1.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01C 23/00
B60R 1/00

Application no.

05851654.3

Keywords

Amendments - added subject-matter (yes)
Amendments - main request
Claims - clarity (no)
Claims - first auxiliary request
Right to be heard - substantial procedural violation (yes)
Remittal to the department of first instance - (yes)

Application title

IMPROVED IMAGE ACQUISITION AND PROCESSING SYSTEMS FOR VEHICLE EQUIPMENT CONTROL

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T187917.20200109

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 485 KB)
T 1045/18 () of 21.1.2020

Online on

06.02.2020

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

21.1.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A47L 11/20
A47L 11/40
A47L 11/30

Application no.

10766222.3

Keywords

Änderungen der Anmeldung
Änderungen - Fehlerhafte Ausübung des Ermessens der Prüfungsabteilung
Rechtliches Gehör - Gelegenheit zur Stellungnahme (ja)
Zurückverweisung an die Prüfungsabteilung

Application title

HANDGEFÜHRTES BODENBEARBEITUNGSGERÄT

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T104518.20200121

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D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 338 KB)
T 0547/14 (Verfahren zur Vorhersage von Schimmelpilzbildung/FRAUNHOFER) of 29.1.2020

Online on

05.02.2020

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

29.1.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G06F 17/60

Application no.

02794505.4

Keywords

Patentierbare Erfindung - "Bestimmung physikalischer Grössen zur Vorhersage von Schimmelpilzbildung" (Verfahren für gedankliche Tätigkeiten
Patentierbare Erfindung - nein)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - "Bestimmung physikalischer Grössen zur Vorhersage von Schimmelpilzbildung" (nicht-technisch oder allgemeines Fachwissen
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - nein)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - technische und nicht-technische Merkmale
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Unterschiedsmerkmale sind nicht notorisch
Zurückverweisung an die erste Instanz - (ja)

Application title

VERFAHREN ZUR VORHERSAGE VON SCHIMMELPILZBILDUNG

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T054714.20200129

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D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 366 KB)
T 1023/15 () of 9.7.2019

Online on

05.02.2020

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

9.7.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B41J 11/00

Application no.

09290092.7

Keywords

Admissibility of the appellant's requests (no)

Application title

Ultraviolet curing-type inkjet printer and printing method used in Ultraviolet curing-type inkjet printer

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T102315.20190709

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 301 KB)
T 2003/15 () of 25.7.2019

Online on

05.02.2020

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

25.7.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B29D 99/00
B64C 1/06
B64C 1/12
B64C 1/00
B61D 17/04
B63B 3/28
B63B 3/36
B64C 3/26
B64C 3/18

Application no.

05788068.4

Keywords

Novelty (yes)
Inventive step (yes)

Application title

Structural panels for use in aircraft fuselages and other structures

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T200315.20190725

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 2 MB)
T 1217/16 () of 18.9.2019

Online on

05.02.2020

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

18.9.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B61C 17/04
B60K 37/00

Application no.

09090012.7

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)
Zurückverweisung an die erste Instanz - (ja)
Beweisaufnahme - Zeugenvernehmung

Application title

Führerstand eines spurgebundenen Fahrzeuges, Insbesondere eines Schienenfahrzeugs

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T121716.20190918

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 285 KB)
T 1672/17 () of 11.9.2019

Online on

05.02.2020

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

11.9.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B42D 25/00

Application no.

13152894.5

Keywords

Sufficiency of disclosure (yes: main request, auxiliary requests 1 to 3)
Added matter (yes: auxiliary requests 1, 3, 5)
Remittal to the depart of first instance (yes)

Application title

Optically variable security device and method

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T167217.20190911

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 406 KB)
T 1447/15 (Method for designing an addendum/AUTOFORM) of 14.11.2019

Online on

04.02.2020

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

14.11.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G05B 19/4099

Application no.

01927551.0

Keywords

Added subject-matter (no)
Extension of protection (no)

Application title

METHOD FOR THE DESIGNING OF TOOLS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T144715.20191114

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 324 KB)
T 1931/15 (Transdermales therapeutisches System / LTS LOHMANN) of 5.12.2019

Online on

04.02.2020

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

5.12.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A61K 9/70
A61P 5/24
A61P 15/08
A61P 15/12
A61P 5/18

Application no.

02762444.4

Keywords

Hauptantrag - eingereicht mit Beschwerdebegründung - zugelassen (ja)
Hauptantrag - Neuheit - (nein)

Application title

TRANSDERMALES THERAPEUTISCHES SYSTEM AUF DER BASIS VON POLYACRYLAT-HAFTKLEBERN OHNE FUNKTIONELLE GRUPPEN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T193115.20191205

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D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 314 KB)
T 0117/16 () of 7.11.2019

Online on

04.02.2020

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

7.11.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B22D 11/128

Application no.

06755231.5

Keywords

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

Application title

VERFAHREN ZUR REGELUNG EINES ANSTELLSEGMENTES IN EINER STRANGGIEßANLAGE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T011716.20191107

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 339 KB)
T 0634/16 () of 10.1.2020

Online on

04.02.2020

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

10.1.2020

Proc. language

FR

IPC

A41B 11/12
A61F 13/08

Application no.

09745991.1

Keywords

Procédure orale - présentation orale par un assistant (non)
Motifs d'opposition - exposé insuffisant (oui)
Requêtes subsidiaires - modification des moyens invoqués aprés dépôt des motifs de recours - recevables de prime abord (non)

Application title

BANDE AUTO-FIXANTE DE MAINTIEN ET DE CONTENTION NOTAMMENT POUR BAS DE CONTENTION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T063416.20200110

Distribution

C

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 434 KB)
T 1874/16 () of 2.10.2019

Online on

04.02.2020

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

2.10.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B60T 17/00

Application no.

01974254.3

Keywords

Neuheit - (nein)
Neuheit - Hauptantrag, Hilfsantrag 1
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (nein)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hilfsantrag 2
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hilfsantrag 3
Änderungen - zulässig (ja)
Ausreichende Offenbarung - (ja)

Application title

DRUCKLUFTAUFBEREITUNGSEINRICHTUNG FÜR KRAFTFAHRZEUGE UND VERFAHREN ZUR REGENERATION DES TROCKNUNGSMITTELS EINES LUFTTROCKNERS EINER LUFTDRUCKVERSORGUNGSANLAGE EINES KRAFTFAHRZEUGS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T187416.20191002

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D

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Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 355 KB)
T 2500/16 () of 16.1.2020

Online on

04.02.2020

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

16.1.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F01P 5/12
F16D 35/02

Application no.

05003510.4

Keywords

Ausreichende Offenbarung - Hauptantrag (nein)
Ausreichende Offenbarung - Hilfsanträge 1 bis 9 (nein)

Application title

Kühlmittelpumpe für ein Kraftfahrzeug, mit regelbarem Antrieb

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T250016.20200116

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D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 351 KB)
T 0217/17 (Ester liquide ramifié/ L'OREAL) of 20.1.2020

Online on

04.02.2020

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

20.1.2020

Proc. language

FR

IPC

A61K 8/38
A61K 8/19
A61K 8/23
A61K 8/37

Application no.

08100319.6

Keywords

Motifs d'opposition - exposé insuffisant (non)
Activité inventive - (oui)

Application title

Composition pour la décoloration des cheveux comprenant un ester liquide ramifié non volatile d'acide carboxylique à point de solidification inférieur à 4°c

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T021717.20200120

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D

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Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 305 KB)
T 1826/17 () of 22.1.2020

Online on

04.02.2020

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

22.1.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B60T 17/00
B60T 15/04

Application no.

06010659.8

Keywords

Rückzahlung der Beschwerdegebühr - Verletzung des rechtlichen Gehörs (nein)
Änderungen - unzulässige Erweiterung
Änderungen - Hilfsantrag 1 (nein)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hauptantrag (nein)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hilfsantrag 1 (ja)

Application title

Druckluftversorgungseinrichtung

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T182617.20200122

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D

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Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 482 KB)
T 2664/17 (Oral Care Product / COLGATE-PALMOLIVE) of 23.1.2020

Online on

04.02.2020

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

23.1.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 8/03
A61K 8/34
A61K 8/36
A61K 8/368
A61K 8/49
A61Q 11/00

Application no.

10779423.2

Keywords

Exceptions to patentability - method for treatment by therapy
Amendments - allowable (no)

Application title

ORAL CARE PRODUCT AND METHODS OF USE AND MANUFACTURE THEREOF

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T266417.20200123

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D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 267 KB)
T 0528/18 (Method for producing a stabilised antibody/CHUGAI) of 12.7.2019

Online on

04.02.2020

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

12.7.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07K 14/705
C07K 16/00
C07K 1/107
C07K 16/36

Application no.

02792048.7

Keywords

Main request, first to fifth auxiliary request: sufficiency of disclosure - (no)
Reimbursement of appeal fee - (no)

Application title

Method of stabilizing protein

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T052818.20190712

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 359 KB)
T 0128/15 () of 9.12.2019

Online on

03.02.2020

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

9.12.2019

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B31B 1/90
B31B 19/90
B65B 61/06
B65B 61/18
B65B 61/20

Application no.

09000746.9

Keywords

Spät eingereichte Tatsachen - zugelassen (nein)
Änderungen - unzulässige Erweiterung (nein)
Ausreichende Offenbarung - (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit (ja)

Application title

Verfahren und Vorrichtung zum Herstellen von Tabak-Beuteln

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T012815.20191209

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 431 KB)
T 1623/15 () of 14.1.2020

Online on

03.02.2020

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

14.1.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G07C 5/08
G08G 1/16

Application no.

08774004.9

Keywords

Ausreichende Offenbarung - (nein)

Application title

FAHRZEUGSTEUERSYSTEM FÜR EINEN KRAFTWAGEN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T162315.20200114

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 329 KB)
T 1798/16 () of 30.7.2019

Online on

03.02.2020

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

30.7.2019

Proc. language

FR

IPC

B29C 57/04
B21D 41/02

Application no.

11160491.4

Keywords

Possibilité d'exécuter l'invention (non)

Application title

Dispositif d'outil à expansion pour pince ou machine à réaliser des emboîtures aux extrémités de tuyaux en matière plastique ou composite

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T179816.20190730

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 351 KB)
T 2363/16 (URL based email filtering/MICROSOFT TECHNOLOGY LICENSING) of 6.12.2019

Online on

03.02.2020

Board

3.5.07

Decision date

6.12.2019

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 17/30

Application no.

04103338.2

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)

Application title

URL based filtering of electronic communications and web pages

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2019:T236316.20191206

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 295 KB)
T 0484/17 () of 20.1.2020

Online on

03.02.2020

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

20.1.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B23K 26/12
B23K 26/16
B23K 26/36
B23K 26/06

Application no.

10171819.5

Keywords

Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

Gas-assisted laser ablation

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T048417.20200120

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 378 KB)
T 1773/19 () of 28.1.2020

Online on

03.02.2020

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

28.1.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06Q 20/00
G06Q 30/00

Application no.

10702844.1

Keywords

Admissibility of appeal - missing statement of grounds

Application title

PAYMENT SYSTEM

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T177319.20200128

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 222 KB)

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