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.

March 2021

T 0212/16 (Antiperspirant composition comprising mica and fatty alcohol wax/ … of 1.3.2021

Online on

05.03.2021

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

1.3.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K8/26
A61K8/34
A61K8/92
A61Q15/00

Application no.

09763975.1

Keywords

Main request - Inventive step (Yes)

Application title

ANTIPERSPIRANT COMPOSITION COMPRISING MICA AND FATTY ALCOHOL WAX

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T021216.20210301

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 321 KB)
T 1432/16 () of 20.1.2021

Online on

05.03.2021

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

20.1.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

D01G21/00
D01G27/00

Application no.

12169364.2

Keywords

Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

Deviation device of webs to a lap winder on a spinning line

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T143216.20210120

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 355 KB)
T 1897/16 () of 5.2.2021

Online on

05.03.2021

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

5.2.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01J37/32
H01J37/34

Application no.

09405031.7

Keywords

Admissibility of appeal - notice of appeal
Admissibility of appeal - reasons for setting aside the decision
Claims - clarity (yes)
Inventive step - (no)
Amendment after summons - exceptional circumstances (no)
Amendment after summons - taken into account (no)

Application title

A power supply device for plasma processing

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T189716.20210205

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 546 KB)
T 2730/16 () of 7.12.2020

Online on

05.03.2021

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

7.12.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07H7/04
A61K31/70
A61P3/10

Application no.

07784499.1

Keywords

Inventive step - (yes)
Reasonable expectation to solve objective technical problem (no)

Application title

CRYSTALLINE SOLVATES OF (1S)-1,5-ANHYDRO-1-C-(3-((PHENYL) METHYL) PHENYL)-D-GLUCITOL DERIVATIVES WITH ALCOHOLS AS SGLT2 INHIBITORS FOR THE TREATMENT OF DIABETES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T273016.20201207

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 558 KB)
T 1366/17 (DETERGENT COMPOSITION HAVING SHADING DYES AND LIPASE / UNILEVER) of 26.1.2021

Online on

05.03.2021

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

26.1.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C11D3/386
C11D3/40
C11D11/00

Application no.

11773287.5

Keywords

Sufficiency of disclosure - (yes)
Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - non-obvious solution

Application title

A DETERGENT COMPOSITION HAVING SHADING DYES AND LIPASE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T136617.20210126

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 443 KB)
T 1523/17 () of 9.2.2021

Online on

05.03.2021

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

9.2.2021

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B60T7/20
B60T13/26
B60T13/68

Application no.

08716656.7

Keywords

Neuheit - Hauptantrag (nein)
Neuheit - Hilfsantrag 1 (nein)
Neuheit - Hilfsantrag 2 (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hilfsantrag 2 (ja)
Änderungen - Zwischenverallgemeinerung
Änderungen - Hilfsantrag 2 (nein)
Ausreichende Offenbarung - Hilfsantrag 2 (ja)
Patentansprüche - Klarheit
Patentansprüche - Hilfsantrag 2 (ja)
Patentansprüche - Stützung durch die Beschreibung
Patentansprüche - Hilfsantrag 2 (ja)

Application title

FESTSTELLBREMSANLAGE FÜR NUTZFAHRZEUGE UND BETRIEBSVERFAHREN FÜR EINE FESTSTELLBREMSANLAGE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T152317.20210209

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 554 KB)
T 2115/17 (Surveillance d'aéronefs par satellite/THALES) of 9.2.2021

Online on

05.03.2021

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

9.2.2021

Proc. language

FR

IPC

H04B7/185

Application no.

12190593.9

Keywords

Activité inventive - requête principale et quatrième requête auxiliaire (non): modification évidente
Admission des requêtes présentées avec le dépôt du ou la réponse au mémoire de recours - première à troisième et cinquième requêtes auxiliaires (non): elles auraient pu être produites ou maintenues en première instance
Requêtes produites tardivement - sixième à neuvième requêtes auxiliaires: circonstances exceptionnelles (non)

Application title

Système de surveillance d'aéronefs par satellite multi-spots et dispositif de réception

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T211517.20210209

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 434 KB)
T 2775/17 () of 11.2.2021

Online on

05.03.2021

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

11.2.2021

Proc. language

FR

IPC

A61B19/00
G09F3/00
G06K19/077

Application no.

13808215.1

Keywords

Activité inventive
Clarté
Modification après signification, pas de circonstances exceptionnelles

Application title

CAPSULE DE RADIO-IDENTIFICATION (RFID)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T277517.20210211

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 558 KB)
T 0099/18 () of 24.2.2021

Online on

05.03.2021

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

24.2.2021

Proc. language

FR

IPC

F21S8/10

Application no.

07112665.0

Keywords

Nouveauté - (oui),
Activité inventive - (oui),
Faits produits tardivement - recevable (non),
Preuves produites tardivement - recevable (non),

Application title

Dispositif d'éclairage ou de signalisation comportant une nappe de guidage galbée

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T009918.20210224

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 349 KB)
T 0303/18 (Klebeband/TESA) of 19.2.2021

Online on

05.03.2021

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

19.2.2021

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B32B5/02
B32B5/08
B32B7/12
B32B27/08
B32B27/12
B32B27/32
C09J7/02

Application no.

12157819.9

Keywords

Neuheit - (ja)
Zurückverweisung - besondere Gründe für Zurückverweisung

Application title

KLEBEBAND MIT LAMINAT-TRÄGER GEBILDET AUS EINEM TEXTILEN TRÄGER UND EINER FOLIE ZUM UMMANTELN VON LANGGESTRECKTEM GUT WIE INSBESONDERE KABELSÄTZEN UND VERFAHREN ZUR UMMANTELUNG

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T030318.20210219

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 322 KB)
T 1080/18 () of 26.2.2021

Online on

05.03.2021

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

26.2.2021

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A47B95/04

Application no.

08841486.7

Keywords

Verspätetes Vorbringen - korrekte Ermessensausübung (ja)
Neuheit - Hauptantrag (ja)
Offenbarung Figur
Zurückverweisung an die erste Instanz
Zurückverweisung - (ja)

Application title

KANTENLEISTE FÜR MÖBELSTÜCKE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T108018.20210226

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 329 KB)
T 1151/15 () of 26.2.2021

Online on

04.03.2021

Board

3.5.04

Decision date

26.2.2021

Proc. language

DE

IPC

H04N7/10
H03G3/20

Application no.

11009939.7

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (nein)

Application title

Verteilungssystem für ein Telekommunikationsnetz

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T115115.20210226

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 445 KB)
T 2392/16 (Fuel from renewable organic material/HALDOR TOPSØE) of 9.2.2021

Online on

04.03.2021

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

9.2.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C10G3/00
C10G45/02
C10G45/58

Application no.

09777387.3

Keywords

Admissibility of the new main request filed during oral proceedings (yes) - reaction to an objection raised by the board for the first time during oral proceedings
Amendments - broadening of claim
Amendments - (no)
Added subject-matter - (no)
Sufficiency of disclosure - (yes)
Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

Hydroconversion process and catalyst

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T239216.20210209

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 397 KB)
T 2505/16 () of 24.2.2021

Online on

04.03.2021

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

24.2.2021

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A61B17/225

Application no.

12170016.5

Keywords

Neuheit (ja)

Application title

Schalldämpfungshülse zum Aufsetzen auf ein Druckwellengerät

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T250516.20210224

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 341 KB)
T 0499/17 (Scanner arrangement / BEA) of 9.12.2020

Online on

04.03.2021

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

9.12.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B61L29/30
B61L29/02

Application no.

09178980.0

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)
Inventive step - obvious modification
Amendments - allowable (no)
Amendments - intermediate generalisation
Amendments - broadening of claim (yes)
Amendments - claim pertains to different subject-matter

Application title

Scanner arrangement

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T049917.20201209

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 433 KB)
T 0720/17 () of 8.12.2020

Online on

04.03.2021

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

8.12.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B65D85/804
A47J31/00

Application no.

10776705.5

Keywords

Oral proceedings - held in absence of party
Sufficiency of disclosure - (yes)
Remittal - special reasons for remittal

Application title

CAPSULE AND METHOD FOR PREPARING A BEVERAGE SUCH AS COFFEE FROM SAID CAPSULE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T072017.20201208

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 330 KB)
T 1792/17 () of 30.11.2020

Online on

04.03.2021

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

30.11.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B65G49/04

Application no.

09713204.7

Keywords

Neuheit - Hauptantrag (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hauptantrag (ja)
Beschwerdeerwiderung - Berücksichtigung unvollständigen Vorbringens eines Beteiligten (nein)

Application title

HÄNGEBAHNSYSTEM, TAUCHBEHANDLUNGSANLAGE MIT EINEM SOLCHEN, UND VERWENDUNG DIESES HÄNGEBAHNSYSTEMS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T179217.20201130

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 399 KB)
T 2016/17 () of 1.3.2021

Online on

04.03.2021

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

1.3.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B65D23/00
B65D75/52
B65D75/56
B65D77/20
A61J1/10
B65D75/58

Application no.

09718935.1

Keywords

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

Application title

PACKAGING FOR FOOD PRODUCTS, IN PARTICULAR DRIP-FEED

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T201617.20210301

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 233 KB)
T 0895/18 () of 11.1.2021

Online on

04.03.2021

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

11.1.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08L83/04

Application no.

05712751.6

Keywords

Amendments - allowable-
Amendments - no
Request filed after issue of summons to oral proceedings - admitted - (no) - no "exceptional circumstances"
Basis for examination of allowability of amendments - application as filed not granted patent
Examination of allowability of amendments made prior to grant in combination with further amendments - not equivalent to introduction of a new ground of opposition - duty to examine

Application title

POLYCARBONATE COMPOSITIONS WITH THIN-WALL FLAME RETARDANCE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T089518.20210111

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 402 KB)
T 1884/18 (Method and device for encoding elements/INTERDIGITAL) of 23.2.2021

Online on

04.03.2021

Board

3.5.07

Decision date

23.2.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F17/22
H03M7/30

Application no.

09811130.5

Keywords

Novelty - publication date of document D1
Remittal to the department of first instance
Remittal - (yes)

Application title

Method and device for encoding elements

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T188418.20210223

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 334 KB)
T 2193/18 () of 27.1.2021

Online on

04.03.2021

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

27.1.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

D06M15/11
D06M15/227
D06M15/233
C10M143/10
C10M143/12
C08K5/053
C09J103/02
C09J103/04
C08L3/00
C08L3/02
C08L9/02
C08L9/06
C08L13/00

Application no.

08861555.4

Keywords

Late-filed evidence - admitted (no)
Inventive step - Main request and first auxiliary request (no)
Substantial procedural violation - (no)

Application title

BASE INTERLINING, METHODS FOR THEIR MANUFACTURE AND APPLICATION THEREOF

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T219318.20210127

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 470 KB)
T 2209/18 (NOx-Emissions/Andritz) of 3.2.2021

Online on

04.03.2021

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

3.2.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B01D53/56
F22B21/34
F22B21/40
F23J15/00

Application no.

10727752.7

Keywords

Amendment after summons - exceptional circumstances (yes)
Amendments - allowable (yes)
Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

METHOD OF REDUCING NOx-EMISSIONS USING A REACTIVE AGENT, AND CORRESPONDING BOILER

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T220918.20210203

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 367 KB)
T 1577/19 () of 4.12.2020

Online on

04.03.2021

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

4.12.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B25B5/12

Application no.

15770794.4

Keywords

VOBK 2020 - Anwendbarkeit auf bereits vor Inkrafttreten anhängige Beschwerdeverfahren - (ja)
Vorlage an die Große Beschwerdekammer - (nein)
vorrangiges Ziel des Beschwerdeverfahrens - Beschwerdevorbringen ist auf Anträge gerichtet, die Entscheidung zugrunde liegen (nein)
Änderung des Beschwerdevorbringens

Application title

KNIEHEBELSPANNVORRICHTUNG, INSBESONDERE ZUR VERWENDUNG IM KAROSSERIEBAU DER KFZ-INDUSTRIE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T157719.20201204

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 505 KB)
D 0008/19 () of 25.2.2021

Online on

03.03.2021

Board

DBA

Decision date

25.2.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

-

Application no.

-

Keywords

-

Application title

-

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:D000819.20210225

Distribution

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 300 KB)
T 1418/16 () of 15.12.2020

Online on

03.03.2021

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

15.12.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06Q30/00

Application no.

10816319.7

Keywords

Novelty - (no)

Application title

BEHAVIOR AND ATTENTION TARGETED NOTIFICATION SYSTEM AND METHOD OF OPERATION THEREOF

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T141816.20201215

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 360 KB)
T 0004/17 () of 4.2.2021

Online on

03.03.2021

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

4.2.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61F13/15
A61F13/49
A61F13/496

Application no.

09728908.6

Keywords

Amendments - added subject-matter (yes)

Application title

DISPOSABLE DIAPER

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T000417.20210204

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 304 KB)
T 0560/18 () of 8.2.2021

Online on

03.03.2021

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

8.2.2021

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B60J10/82

Application no.

08706800.3

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hauptantrag (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - rückschauende Betrachtungsweise

Application title

FAHRZEUGDACH

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T056018.20210208

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 310 KB)
T 0962/18 () of 2.2.2021

Online on

03.03.2021

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

2.2.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61L15/16
A61L15/64
A61L27/00
A61F13/00
A61L15/28

Application no.

10819241.0

Keywords

Novelty - (no)
Novelty - main request
Clarity - (no) - auxiliary requests 1 to 3
Inventive step - (no)
Inventive step - (no)
Inventive step - auxiliary request 4
Inventive step - (yes)
Inventive step - auxiliary request 5

Application title

COMPOSITE LAYERED HEMOSTASIS DEVICE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T096218.20210202

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 381 KB)
T 1726/18 () of 26.2.2021

Online on

03.03.2021

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

26.2.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01L27/15

Application no.

09014568.1

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)
Reimbursement of appeal fee - (no)

Application title

Light emitting diode having light emitting cells with different size and light emitting device thereof

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T172618.20210226

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 328 KB)
T 2219/18 () of 4.2.2021

Online on

03.03.2021

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

4.2.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B64C3/10
B64C11/18
B64C23/06
B64C27/46

Application no.

09767892.4

Keywords

added subject-matter (yes)
inventive step (no)
admission of late filed requests (no)
Amendment after summons - exceptional circumstances (no)

Application title

CURVED WING TIP

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T221918.20210204

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 375 KB)
T 2806/18 () of 23.2.2021

Online on

03.03.2021

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

23.2.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01C11/02
G01S7/497
H04N5/349
G06F17/00
G01S17/02
G01S17/89
G06T17/05

Application no.

11862219.0

Keywords

Admission of requests (no)

Application title

SELF-CALIBRATED, REMOTE IMAGING AND DATA PROCESSING SYSTEM

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T280618.20210223

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 298 KB)
R 0004/19 (Petition for review) of 26.11.2020

Online on

02.03.2021

Board

EBA

Decision date

26.11.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G05B13/02
F02D29/02
B60W10/00
H02P9/04

Application no.

08837606.6

Keywords

Petition for review - obligation to raise objection
Petition for review - fundamental violation of Article 113 EPC (no)
Petition for review - clearly unallowable

Application title

OPTIMAL LOAD CONTROLLER METHOD AND DEVICE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:R000419.20201126

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 331 KB)
T 1873/14 (System and method for improved service oriented architecture/SAP SE) of 3.12.2020

Online on

02.03.2021

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

3.12.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06Q10/06

Application no.

11010010.4

Keywords

Inventive step - caching service-output values (no
Inventive step - common general knowledge)

Application title

System and method for improved service oriented architecture

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T187314.20201203

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 338 KB)
T 2010/15 () of 10.12.2020

Online on

02.03.2021

Board

3.5.04

Decision date

10.12.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04N7/173

Application no.

09175979.5

Keywords

Amendments - added subject-matter
Amendments - main request and first auxiliary request (yes)
Claims - clarity
Claims - second auxiliary request (no)
Third to eighth auxiliary requests filed after the summons - admitted (no)

Application title

Method and apparatus for delivering video and video-related content at sub-asset level

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T201015.20201210

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 493 KB)
T 2209/16 (Hörgerät mit Einmessautomatik/SIVANTOS) of 29.1.2021

Online on

02.03.2021

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

29.1.2021

Proc. language

DE

IPC

H04R25/00

Application no.

06101565.7

Keywords

Ausführbarkeit - (ja)
Unzulässige Erweiterung - (nein)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja, nach Änderungen)

Application title

Hörhilfegerät mit benutzergesteuerter Einmessautomatik

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T220916.20210129

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 364 KB)
T 2508/17 () of 5.2.2021

Online on

02.03.2021

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

5.2.2021

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F41A23/20
F41H7/00
B60R21/13

Application no.

11761266.3

Keywords

Mischung technischer und nichttechnischer Merkmale (nein)
Neuheit - (ja)
Rücknahme des in der Beschreibung zitierten Stand der Technik - Zulassung (ja)
Offenbarung im Internet - Stand der Technik
Spät eingereichtes Dokument - Rechtfertigung für späte Vorlage (nein)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - nächstliegender Stand der Technik
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - allgemeines Fachwissen

Application title

MILITÄRISCHES FAHRZEUG MIT EINEM ÜBERROLLSCHUTZ UND VERFAHREN ZUR REDUKTION DER FAHRZEUGHÖHE EINES MILITÄRISCHEN FAHRZEUGS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T250817.20210205

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 405 KB)
T 0996/18 (Verbundscheibe/Schott AG) of 21.1.2021

Online on

02.03.2021

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

21.1.2021

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B32B17/10

Application no.

11183946.0

Keywords

Neuheit - (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hilfsantrag 4A
Niederschrift über mündliche Verhandlung - Antrag auf Aufnahme einer Erklärung in die Niederschrift
Prüfung von Artikel 123 (2) EPÜ von Amts wegen

Application title

Verbundscheibe

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T099618.20210121

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 506 KB)
T 1193/18 (Levothyroxine solution / HELM SWISS) of 8.2.2021

Online on

02.03.2021

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

8.2.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K9/08
A61K31/055

Application no.

11711688.9

Keywords

Novelty - main request, auxiliary requests 1-11 (no)
Novelty - auxiliary request 18 (yes)
Inventive step - auxiliary requests 12-17 (no)
Inventive step - auxiliary request 18 (yes)
Amendments - auxiliary request 18
Amendments - intermediate generalisation (allowable)
Sufficiency of disclosure - auxiliary request 18
Sufficiency of disclosure - (yes)

Application title

METHOD FOR THE PREPARATON OF A LEVOTHYROXINE SOLUTION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T119318.20210208

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 416 KB)
T 0224/19 () of 25.2.2021

Online on

02.03.2021

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

25.2.2021

Proc. language

DE

IPC

E05D15/56

Application no.

16164195.6

Keywords

Patentansprüche - Klarheit
Patentansprüche - Hauptantrag (ja)
Neuheit - Hauptantrag (ja)

Application title

AUTOMATISCHE SCHIEBEFLÜGELANORDNUNG

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T022419.20210225

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 254 KB)
T 2015/20 (Aclidinium for treatment of asthma/ALMIRALL) of 23.2.2021

Online on

02.03.2021

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

23.2.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K9/14
A61K9/72
A61K31/46
A61K45/06
A61K9/00

Application no.

15173011.6

Keywords

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

Application title

INHALATION COMPOSITION CONTAINING ACLIDINIUM FOR TREATMENT OF ASTHMA

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T201520.20210223

Distribution

B

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 416 KB)
T 1283/16 (Aktivierungssignal nach Ausscluss aller Referenzobjekten / SICK AG) of 19.10.2020

Online on

01.03.2021

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

19.10.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G01S17/02
G01B11/24

Application no.

11168837.0

Keywords

Einspruchsgründe - Klarheit im Einspruchsbeschwerdeverfahren
Zweideutigkeit des Anspruchswortlaut

Application title

Entfernungsmessender optoelektronischer Sensor zur Montage an einer Durchgangsöffnung

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T128316.20201019

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 383 KB)
T 2737/16 () of 24.2.2021

Online on

01.03.2021

Board

3.5.06

Decision date

24.2.2021

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G06F1/00
H05K5/02

Application no.

04405799.0

Keywords

Erlöschen des Patents in allen benannten Vertragsstaaten - Beendigung des Beschwerdeverfahrens

Application title

Vorrichtung zum Schutz von in einer aus elektronischen Bauelementen und einem Prozessor bestehenden Schaltanordnung gespeicherten Daten

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T273716.20210224

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 232 KB)
T 2293/17 () of 10.2.2021

Online on

01.03.2021

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

10.2.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07C7/04

Application no.

09803318.6

Keywords

Inventive step - after amendment (yes)

Application title

HIGH ENERGY REDUCTION IN A PROPANE DEHYDROGENATION UNIT BY UTILIZING A HIGH PRESSURE PRODUCT SPLITTER COLUMN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T229317.20210210

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 289 KB)
T 0955/18 () of 29.1.2021

Online on

01.03.2021

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

29.1.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B21B25/00
C23C8/14

Application no.

08710745.4

Keywords

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

Application title

PROCESS FOR PRODUCING PLUG FOR USE IN PIERCING/ROLLING RAW METALLIC MATERIAL, PROCESS FOR PRODUCING METALLIC TUBE, AND PLUG FOR USE IN PIERCING/ROLLING RAW METALLIC MATERIAL

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T095518.20210129

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 399 KB)
T 1966/18 () of 21.1.2021

Online on

01.03.2021

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

21.1.2021

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B62D59/04
B60L11/18
B60L15/20
B60L7/12

Application no.

13188245.8

Keywords

erfinderische Tätigkeit (ja)
Ausführbarkeit (ja)

Application title

Rangierantrieb mit Zusatzbremsmodul

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T196618.20210121

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 320 KB)
T 0088/20 (Use of a food product/ORKLA FOODS) of 18.2.2021

Online on

01.03.2021

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

18.2.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A23L19/12
A23L29/238
A23L33/21
A23L7/117
A23L9/10
A21D2/18
A21D2/36
A61K31/736

Application no.

11829685.4

Keywords

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

Application title

USE OF A FOOD PRODUCT COMPRISING VISCOUS FIBRES WHICH HAS A BENEFICIAL EFFECT ON COGNITIVE PERFORMANCE.

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T008820.20210218

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 247 KB)

February 2021

T 2222/15 (Noise reduction / SONOVA) of 9.12.2020

Online on

26.02.2021

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

9.12.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G10L21/02
H04R3/00

Application no.

08708714.4

Keywords

Novelty - (no)

Application title

METHOD FOR REDUCING NOISE IN AN INPUT SIGNAL OF A HEARING DEVICE AS WELL AS A HEARING DEVICE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T222215.20201209

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 774 KB)
T 0346/16 () of 1.12.2020

Online on

26.02.2021

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

1.12.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

E02F1/00
E02F3/88
E02F5/28

Application no.

08159701.5

Keywords

Grounds for opposition - fresh ground for opposition (yes)
Main request - added subject-matter (yes)
Novelty - first auxiliary request (yes)
Inventive step - first auxiliary request (no)
Admissibility late filed request - (yes)
Remittal - (yes)

Application title

Method for delivering large quantities of under water soil to a reclamation area

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T034616.20201201

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 657 KB)
T 1209/16 () of 26.1.2021

Online on

26.02.2021

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

26.1.2021

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B23K9/04
B21B27/03
B22D11/128
B23K35/02
B23K35/30
C22C38/48

Application no.

09734997.1

Keywords

Neuheit - (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)
Angefochtene Entscheidung - ausreichend begründet (ja)
Zurückverweisung an die erste Instanz
Zurückverweisung - (nein)
Rückzahlung der Beschwerdegebühr - (nein)

Application title

VERFAHREN ZUR HERSTELLUNG EINER ROLLE, MIT EINER AUFTRAGSCHWEISSUNG ; VERFAHREN ZUR WIEDERHERSTELLUNG EINER ABGENÜTZTEN ROLLE MIT EINER AUFTRAGSCHWEISSUNG

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T120916.20210126

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 361 KB)
T 0993/17 () of 4.2.2021

Online on

26.02.2021

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

4.2.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F03D1/00

Application no.

03711857.7

Keywords

Novelty - main request (no)
Novelty - auxiliary request (no)
Inventive step - auxiliary request (no)
Statement of grounds of appeal - party's complete case

Application title

TRANSITION ZONE IN WIND TURBINE BLADE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T099317.20210204

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 472 KB)
T 1152/17 () of 9.2.2021

Online on

26.02.2021

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

9.2.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B41F13/004
B41F13/016
B41F31/00

Application no.

09167740.1

Keywords

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

Application title

Method and apparatus for driving printing press

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T115217.20210209

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 381 KB)
T 1865/17 (Generating two-dimensional visual objects/GMC SOFTWARE) of 4.12.2020

Online on

26.02.2021

Board

3.5.07

Decision date

4.12.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F17/21

Application no.

11001927.0

Keywords

Inventive step - main request, revised main request, first to third auxiliary requests (no)
Late-filed request - revised third auxiliary request
Late-filed request - admitted (no)

Application title

Method and devices for generating two-dimensional visual objects

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T186517.20201204

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 508 KB)
T 2275/18 (EUTECTIC MIXTURES IN PERSONAL CARE COMPOSITIONS/ Unilever) of 22.2.2021

Online on

26.02.2021

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

22.2.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61Q19/00
A61K8/35
A61K8/365
A61K8/37

Application no.

13796053.0

Keywords

Exceptions to patentability - (no)
subject-matter excluded from patentability disclaimed

Application title

EUTECTIC MIXTURES IN PERSONAL CARE COMPOSITIONS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T227518.20210222

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 296 KB)
T 1945/16 () of 16.2.2021

Online on

25.02.2021

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

16.2.2021

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G01N17/04
C07C263/10
B01J19/00

Application no.

10730408.1

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (nein)

Application title

VERFAHREN ZUR ERFASSUNG VON WASSEREINTRITTEN IN PHOSGENFÜHRENDEN ANLAGEN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T194516.20210216

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 322 KB)
T 2267/16 () of 26.1.2021

Online on

25.02.2021

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

26.1.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06Q20/34

Application no.

13159147.1

Keywords

Novelty - main request (no)
Novelty - auxiliary request 1 (no)
Auxiliary request 2 filed after summons to attend oral proceedings - admitted (no)

Application title

Smart card with external memory

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T226716.20210126

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 417 KB)
T 0010/17 (Lubricity/Malaysian Palm Oil Board) of 3.2.2021

Online on

25.02.2021

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

3.2.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C10L1/19
C10L10/08

Application no.

05020081.5

Keywords

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

Application title

Fuel lubricity additive

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T001017.20210203

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 330 KB)
T 0265/17 () of 25.11.2020

Online on

25.02.2021

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

25.11.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01L33/00
H01L33/20
H01L33/22
H01L33/26

Application no.

10190784.8

Keywords

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

Application title

Semiconductor light emitting device comprising uneven substrate

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T026517.20201125

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 393 KB)
T 1032/17 (Pimobendan composition / BOEHRINGER) of 1.12.2020

Online on

25.02.2021

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

1.12.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K31/501
A61K9/20
A61K9/14
A61K47/12
A61K47/26
A61K47/32
A61K47/38
A61K47/46

Application no.

05715625.9

Keywords

Main request - amendments - added subject-matter (no)
Main request - sufficiency of disclosure - reproducibility (yes)
Main request - inventive step - non-obvious modification
Late-filed evidence - justification for late filing (yes)

Application title

PHARMACEUTICAL COMPOSITION COMPRISING PIMOBENDAN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T103217.20201201

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 507 KB)
T 1394/17 () of 12.1.2021

Online on

25.02.2021

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

12.1.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F03D9/00
H02J3/38

Application no.

11169135.8

Keywords

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

Application title

Arrangement for generating a control signal for controlling a power output of a power generation system

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T139417.20210112

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 517 KB)
T 0978/18 () of 14.12.2020

Online on

25.02.2021

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

14.12.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K31/485
A61K9/28
A61K9/16
A61K9/50
A61K9/20
A61P25/04
A61P25/36
A61K9/48

Application no.

10011789.4

Keywords

Divisional application - added subject-matter (yes)
Divisional application - main requests and auxiliary requests I to IV
Sufficiency of disclosure - (yes)
Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

Tamper-resistant oral opioid agonist formulations

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T097818.20201214

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 521 KB)
T 0538/20 () of 16.12.2020

Online on

25.02.2021

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

16.12.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61M16/00
A61M16/20

Application no.

11704937.9

Keywords

Re-establishment of rights - (no)

Application title

VENTILATION DEVICE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T053820.20201216

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 278 KB)
T 1013/14 (Accessory and mobile computing device communication using an … of 20.10.2020

Online on

24.02.2021

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

20.10.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F13/42

Application no.

10156564.6

Keywords

Novelty (yes
Novelty - after amendment)
Inventive step - tunneling through port associated with accessory specified application communication protocol (yes
Inventive step - after amendment)

Application title

Accessory and mobile computing device communication using an application communication protocol

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T101314.20201020

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 309 KB)
T 0677/16 () of 21.1.2021

Online on

24.02.2021

Board

3.5.04

Decision date

21.1.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04N7/167
H04K1/00
H04L9/00
G06F12/14

Application no.

05705512.1

Keywords

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

Application title

TRANSCODING CABLECARD

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T067716.20210121

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 319 KB)
T 1330/16 () of 8.12.2020

Online on

24.02.2021

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

8.12.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G07D9/00

Application no.

10168070.0

Keywords

Ausreichende Offenbarung - (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (nein)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hauptantrag, Hilfsanträge 1 und 2
Nicht-recherchierte Merkmale hätten recherchiert werden sollen - Hilfsantrag 3
Zurückverweisung an die erste Instanz (ja)

Application title

Vorrichtung zur Auszahlung von Banknoten und Verfahren zur Ermittlung des Banknotenbestandes mindestens eines Banknotenbehälters dieser Vorrichtung

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T133016.20201208

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 420 KB)
T 1917/16 (Fénofibrate/BGP) of 16.11.2020

Online on

24.02.2021

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

16.11.2020

Proc. language

FR

IPC

A61K31/215
A61K9/16
A61K9/20
A61K9/50
A61K9/10

Application no.

08021428.1

Keywords

Requête principale et requête subsidiaire A - éléments s'étendant au-delà du contenu de la demande antérieure (oui)
Requête subsidiaire B-bis produite tardivement - recevable (non)
Requête subsidiaire 1B - Possibilité d'exécuter l'invention (oui)

Application title

Composition pharmaceutique de fénofibrate présentant une biodisponibilité élevée et son procédé de préparation

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T191716.20201116

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 464 KB)
T 2739/16 (Procédé de préparation de polystyrène expansible/ARKEMA) of 27.1.2021

Online on

24.02.2021

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

27.1.2021

Proc. language

FR

IPC

C08J9/20
C08F2/18
C08F4/38
C08J9/14

Application no.

10752074.4

Keywords

Requête subsidiaire 1 - aucune objection par la requêrante - admissible (oui)

Application title

PROCEDE DE PREPARATION DE POLYSTYRENE EXPANSIBLE PAR INJECTION EN CONTINU D'UN PEROXYDE ORGANIQUE LIQUIDE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T273916.20210127

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 262 KB)
T 0967/17 (FET shunt regulator/HAMILTON) of 18.2.2021

Online on

24.02.2021

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

18.2.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G05F1/45
H02J7/14
H02P9/48

Application no.

09252891.8

Keywords

Decision in written proceedings - (yes)
Admittance of main request filed in response to a communication under R. 100(2) EPC - (no): not clearly allowable
Added subject-matter - auxiliary request (no, after amendments)
Clarity - auxiliary request (yes, after amendments)
Inventive step - auxiliary request (yes, after amendments)

Application title

Current controlled shunt regulator

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T096717.20210218

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 413 KB)
T 1991/17 (Bone mass increase by inducing osteogenesis/ORIENTAL YEAST) of 5.10.2020

Online on

24.02.2021

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

5.10.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K45/00
A61K38/00
A61P19/02
A61P19/08
A61P19/10
C07K14/705
C12Q1/02
G01N33/15
G01N33/50

Application no.

08765502.3

Keywords

Sufficiency of disclosure - main request (no)
Sufficiency of disclosure - undue burden
Novelty - auxiliary requests 1 and 3 (no)
Admission of auxiliary requests 2 and 4 (no)

Application title

NOVEL BONE MASS INCREASING AGENT

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T199117.20201005

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 470 KB)
T 0202/18 (Vehicle communication system/HARMAN) of 19.2.2021

Online on

24.02.2021

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

19.2.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04R3/02
G10L21/02
G10K11/178

Application no.

06010757.0

Keywords

Decision in written proceedings: cancellation of arranged oral proceedings following the appellant's announcement of non-attendance
Clarity - all requests (no)
Partial reimbursement of the appeal fee at 25% - (no): indication of non-attendance not submitted in due time

Application title

System and method for improving communication in a room

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T020218.20210219

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 323 KB)
T 0281/19 (Hybrid seed potato breeding/AGVENTURE) of 12.2.2021

Online on

24.02.2021

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

12.2.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A01H1/02
A01H5/04

Application no.

10770643.4

Keywords

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

Application title

Hybrid seed potato breeding

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T028119.20210212

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 305 KB)
T 1156/15 () of 17.12.2020

Online on

23.02.2021

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

17.12.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01H33/24

Application no.

08157339.6

Keywords

Novelty - availability to the public of a product brochure (yes)
Novelty - distance ratios not directly and unambiguously derivable from drawings and photographs
Inventive step - (yes)
Late filed objection of lack of inventive step - admitted (no) - no justification for late filing and not conducive to procedural economy

Application title

High voltage circuit breaker

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T115615.20201217

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 493 KB)
T 1984/15 () of 19.1.2021

Online on

23.02.2021

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

19.1.2021

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C09D11/00
C09D11/02
C09D7/00
C09D11/033

Application no.

08717386.0

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - eine willkürliche Mehrfachauwahl trägt nicht zur erfinderischen Tätigkeit bei (Punkt 4.5 der Entscheidungsgründe, vergleiche jedoch Punkt 10 der Entscheidungsgründe)
Änderungen - ein nicht offenbarter Disclaimer im Sinne der Entscheidung G 1/03 verstößt gegen die Erfordernisse des Artikels 123 (2) EPÜ, wenn er zur erfinderischen Tätigkeit gegenüber einem Stand der Technik gemäß Artikel 54(2) EPÜ beiträgt (Punkt 7 der Entscheidungsgründe)

Application title

DRUCKFARBE ODER DRUCKLACK FÜR LEBENSMITTEL-VERPACKUNGEN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T198415.20210119

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 471 KB)
T 0661/16 () of 9.2.2021

Online on

23.02.2021

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

9.2.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

D06F37/18

Application no.

03729560.7

Keywords

Amendments - added subject-matter
Amendments - main request (yes), auxiliary requests 2 to 5 and 7 to 13 (yes)
Late-filed auxiliary requests - admitted (no)
Reformatio in peius - auxiliary request 6 - inadmissible (yes)

Application title

WASHING MACHINE AND DRYER HAVING TILTED DOOR

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T066116.20210209

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 410 KB)
T 0941/16 (anti-PSMA antibody/UNIVERSITÄTSKLINIKUM FREIBURG) of 16.2.2021

Online on

23.02.2021

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

16.2.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12N15/13
A61K47/48
C07K16/30

Application no.

11151622.5

Keywords

Sufficiency of disclosure of all claim requests
Sufficiency of disclosure - (no)
Request for further oral proceedings (dismissed)

Application title

Monoclonal antibodies and single chain antibody fragments against cell-surface prostate specific membrane antigen

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T094116.20210216

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 472 KB)
T 1183/16 () of 4.2.2021

Online on

23.02.2021

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

4.2.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01B12/00
H01F6/00
H01L39/14

Application no.

04817705.9

Keywords

Sufficiency of disclosure - (no)
Substantial procedural violation - violation of the right to be heard (no)

Application title

Novel Superconducting Articles

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T118316.20210204

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 1003 KB)
T 2201/16 () of 25.11.2020

Online on

23.02.2021

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

25.11.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61B1/00
A61B1/005

Application no.

11194019.3

Keywords

Novelty - main request (yes)
Inventive step - main request (no)
Inventive step - auxiliary request 1 (no)
Amendment after summons - exceptional circumstances (no)
Amendment after summons - taken into account (no)

Application title

Steerable, follow the leader device

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T220116.20201125

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 357 KB)
T 1447/17 () of 3.2.2021

Online on

23.02.2021

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

3.2.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08F10/02
C08F110/02

Application no.

10795346.5

Keywords

Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (no) -main reqeust
Auxiliary requests admitted - (no) - no reasoning provided in the written submissions

Application title

METHOD FOR IMPROVING ETHYLENE POLYMERIZATION REACTION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T144717.20210203

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 370 KB)
T 1134/18 () of 10.2.2021

Online on

23.02.2021

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

10.2.2021

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B60H1/00
F28D20/02
F28D1/053
F28D21/00
F28D20/00

Application no.

05815167.1

Keywords

Einspruchsgründe - mangelnde Neuheit (nein)
Einspruchsgründe - mangelnde erfinderische Tätigkeit (nein)

Application title

KLIMAANLAGE MIT KÄLTESPEICHER

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T113418.20210210

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 294 KB)
T 1786/18 (Component carrier indication in LTE/ERICSSON) of 15.1.2021

Online on

23.02.2021

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

15.1.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04L5/00

Application no.

10776839.2

Keywords

Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

METHOD AND ARRANGEMENT FOR RECONFIGURING MAPPING OF CARRIER INDICATOR FILED TO COMPONENT CARRIER

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T178618.20210115

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 275 KB)
T 0825/16 () of 28.1.2021

Online on

22.02.2021

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

28.1.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F01N3/28
B01D53/94

Application no.

06011736.3

Keywords

Novelty - Main request (no), Auxiliary request 1 (yes)
Late-filed argument - prima facied highly relevant
Late-filed argument - admitted (yes)
Inventive step - auxiliary request 1 (yes)

Application title

Holding and sealing material for use in a catalyst to clean gaseous emission

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T082516.20210128

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 479 KB)
T 0875/16 (Optical Control of Hair Growth / Koninklijke Philips N.V.) of 19.1.2021

Online on

22.02.2021

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

19.1.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61N5/06
A61B18/18

Application no.

04744741.2

Keywords

Sufficiency of disclosure - undue burden (yes)
Sufficiency of disclosure - combination of ranges
Sufficiency of disclosure - missing indication of how the claimed effect is measured

Application title

DEVICE FOR LOW INTENSITY OPTICAL HAIR GROWTH CONTROL

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T087516.20210119

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 462 KB)
T 2247/16 (GEL VISCOELASTIQUE A USAGE DERMATOLOGIQUE / ANTEIS) of 24.11.2020

Online on

22.02.2021

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

24.11.2020

Proc. language

FR

IPC

A61K8/34
A61K8/73
A61Q19/08
A61K9/00
A61K47/10

Application no.

07712641.5

Keywords

Requêtes subsidiaires produites tardivement - requête clairement admissible (oui),
Arguments produits tardivement - recevable (non),

Application title

GEL VISCOELASTIQUE A USAGE DERMATOLOGIQUE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T224716.20201124

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 322 KB)
T 0889/17 () of 8.2.2021

Online on

22.02.2021

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

8.2.2021

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C08G18/38
C08G18/42
C08G18/72
C08G18/76
C08G18/78
C08G18/79
G02B1/04

Application no.

11731404.7

Keywords

Zulässigkeit der Beschwerde - (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (nein) (alle Anträge)

Application title

POLYURETHANE MIT GERINGEM VOLUMENSCHRUMPF

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T088917.20210208

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 367 KB)
T 1798/17 () of 17.2.2021

Online on

22.02.2021

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

17.2.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08F210/06

Application no.

06755094.7

Keywords

Main request - no reason to disregard
Main request - Sufficiency of disclosure (yes)
Remittal - special reasons for remittal

Application title

PROPYLENE-ETHYLENE COPOLYMERS AND PROCESS FOR THEIR PREPARATION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T179817.20210217

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 487 KB)
T 0745/18 () of 16.2.2021

Online on

22.02.2021

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

16.2.2021

Proc. language

DE

IPC

E06B1/62

Application no.

11153040.8

Keywords

Neuheit - (ja)
Zurückverweisung - (ja)

Application title

Schaumstoff-Dichtstreifen und Fensterrahmen mit Schaumstoff-Dichtstreifen

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T074518.20210216

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 330 KB)
T 1036/18 (Steel/JFE) of 3.12.2020

Online on

22.02.2021

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

3.12.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C22C38/00

Application no.

04727389.1

Keywords

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

Application title

STEEL MATERIAL WITH EXCELLENT ROLLING FATIGUE LIFE AND METHOD OF PRODUCING THE SAME

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T103618.20201203

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 404 KB)
D 0005/19 () of 1.2.2021

Online on

19.02.2021

Board

DBA

Decision date

1.2.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

-

Application no.

-

Keywords

-

Application title

-

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:D000519.20210201

Distribution

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 313 KB)
T 1324/16 () of 8.2.2021

Online on

19.02.2021

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

8.2.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B29C45/14
B29C45/33
F16K5/06
F16K27/06

Application no.

08754042.3

Keywords

Inventive step (yes)

Application title

PLASTIC BASED RADIATOR VALVE AND THE PRODUCTION METHOD THEREOF

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T132416.20210208

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 377 KB)
T 1348/16 () of 12.1.2021

Online on

19.02.2021

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

12.1.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61M5/28
A61M5/24

Application no.

02762777.7

Keywords

Review of a decision of opposition decision to admit a late-filed document
Feature disclosed solely in a drawing
Novelty
Discretion not to admit a request
Amendments - added subject-matter
Inventive step

Application title

2-CHAMBER TYPE PREFILLED SYRINGE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T134816.20210112

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 664 KB)
T 0335/17 (Oil/fat powder/KAO) of 9.2.2021

Online on

19.02.2021

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

9.2.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A23D7/00
A23D7/015
A21D2/16

Application no.

03705223.0

Keywords

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

Application title

OIL/FAT POWDER

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T033517.20210209

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 241 KB)
T 2378/17 () of 15.2.2021

Online on

19.02.2021

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

15.2.2021

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G01V8/12
F16P3/14

Application no.

13162699.6

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)

Application title

System und Verfahren zur Konfiguration eines Überwachungsbereiches einer optoelektronischen Überwachungseinrichtung

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T237817.20210215

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 318 KB)
T 2603/17 () of 27.1.2021

Online on

19.02.2021

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

27.1.2021

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A47B88/10
A47B88/14
F16C29/04
F16C33/40
F16C33/44
F16C33/38

Application no.

13152813.5

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hauptantrag (ja)
Zulassung neuer Angriffslinien - (nein)

Application title

Auszugsführung

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T260317.20210127

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 381 KB)
T 0262/18 (Touch-screen device providing touch control of web pages) of 13.1.2021

Online on

19.02.2021

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

13.1.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F3/048
G06F17/30

Application no.

09700007.9

Keywords

Amendment to case - amendment admitted (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

TOUCH EVENT MODEL PROGRAMMING INTERFACE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T026218.20210113

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 326 KB)
T 0823/18 () of 22.1.2021

Online on

19.02.2021

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

22.1.2021

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A47L15/42
A47L15/48
B01D53/26
B01J20/18
D06F58/24

Application no.

09781447.9

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - naheliegende Lösung

Application title

GESCHIRRSPÜLMASCHINE MIT SORPTIONSTROCKENVORRICHTUNG

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T082318.20210122

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 409 KB)
T 1952/18 () of 19.1.2021

Online on

19.02.2021

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

19.1.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B60D1/56
B60D1/14
B60R19/34

Application no.

10837960.3

Keywords

Public prior use (yes)
Inventive step (yes)

Application title

BUMPER FOR A VEHICLE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T195218.20210119

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 321 KB)
T 0357/19 () of 16.2.2021

Online on

19.02.2021

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

16.2.2021

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A47B77/02
A47B51/00
A47B9/00

Application no.

14700538.3

Keywords

Neuheit - Hauptantrag (nein)
Neuheit - Hilfsantrag (nein)

Application title

INTELLIGENTE UND INTERAKTIVE MÖBELANORDNUNG

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T035719.20210216

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 290 KB)
T 2145/19 (Touch-screen device providing touch control of web pages) of 13.1.2021

Online on

19.02.2021

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

13.1.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F3/048
G06F17/30

Application no.

11184223.3

Keywords

Enabling disclosure - (yes)
Inventive step - (no)

Application title

Touch event model programming interface

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T214519.20210113

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 362 KB)
T 0573/15 (EMBEDDED MULTIMEDIA CAPTURE / Echo 360) of 21.12.2020

Online on

18.02.2021

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

21.12.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06K9/00
H04N5/232
H04N1/00
H04L29/06
H04N5/44

Application no.

07812250.4

Keywords

Novelty - (no)
Inventive step - (no)
Amendment to case - amendment admitted (no)

Application title

EMBEDDED APPLIANCE FOR MULTIMEDIA CAPTURE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T057315.20201221

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 318 KB)
T 0944/15 (Monitoring patient position / Brainlab) of 3.11.2020

Online on

18.02.2021

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

3.11.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61N5/10

Application no.

10711384.7

Keywords

Late-filed request - admitted (yes)
Claims - clarity
Claims - main request (no)
Exceptions to patentability - (yes)
Patentable invention - computer implemented invention
Disclaimers

Application title

CONTROLLING A PROCESS OF MONITORING THE POSITION OF A PATIENT DURING A RADIATION TREATMENT

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T094415.20201103

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 448 KB)
T 1935/16 (Plants resistant to fungal pathogens/DUPONT) of 24.11.2020

Online on

18.02.2021

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

24.11.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12N15/82
C12N15/29
A01H5/00
C12Q1/68

Application no.

06740467.3

Keywords

Main and auxiliary reqest 1: Inventive step - (no)
Auxiliary request 2: Exceptions to patentability - essentially biological process for the production of plants (no)

Application title

Polynucleotides and methods for making plants resistant to fungal pathogens

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T193516.20201124

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 399 KB)
T 2316/16 () of 12.2.2021

Online on

18.02.2021

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

12.2.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06Q10/00
G06Q50/00
G07C5/00
G06Q50/30
G06Q10/10

Application no.

12737697.8

Keywords

Inventive step - mixture of technical and non-technical features
Inventive step - main request, auxiliary request 1 (no)
Auxiliary requests 0A, 1A, 2A, 3A, 4A, 5A should have been presented in the examination proceedings
Statement of grounds of appeal - reasons set out clearly and concisely
Statement of grounds of appeal - auxiliary requests 0A, 1A to 5 (no)

Application title

DATA SELECTION FOR TRANSPORT SECTOR

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T231616.20210212

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 439 KB)
T 2635/16 () of 27.1.2021

Online on

18.02.2021

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

27.1.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07D231/12
A61K31/4155
A61P35/00
A61P37/00

Application no.

09720914.2

Keywords

Amendments - allowable (yes)
Novelty - (yes): Selection from two lists one being present in a claim of the prior art document
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

(E)-N-(2-AMINO-PHENYL)-3-{1-[4-(1-METHYL-1H-PYRAZOL-4-YL)-BENZENESULFONYL]-1H-PYRROL-3-YL}-ACRYLAMIDE SALTS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T263516.20210127

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 387 KB)
T 0525/17 (Thin film with non self-aggregating uniform heterogeneity/MONOSOL) of 21.1.2021

Online on

18.02.2021

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

21.1.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K9/70
A61K9/00

Application no.

02782151.1

Keywords

Main request - Article 123(2) EPC, Article 123(3) EPC, Article 84 EPC (Yes)

Application title

THIN FILM WITH NON-SELF-AGGREGATING UNIFORM HETEROGENEITY, PROCESS FOR THER PRODUCTION AND DRUG DELIVERY SYSTEMS MADE THEREFROM

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T052517.20210121

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 368 KB)
T 0876/18 (Online remote control of appliance/LG) of 1.12.2020

Online on

18.02.2021

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

1.12.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04L12/28

Application no.

13183129.9

Keywords

Inventive step - main request
Inventive step - auxiliary requests 1, 2, 3, 6 (no)
Amendments - added subject-matter
Amendments - auxiliary requests 4, 5 (yes)
Amendment to appeal case - amendment gives rise to new objections (yes)

Application title

Home appliance and online system including the same

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T087618.20201201

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 389 KB)
T 1137/16 () of 12.2.2021

Online on

17.02.2021

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

12.2.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G09G3/36

Application no.

07018320.7

Keywords

Sufficiency of disclosure - (no)
Examination of own motion - appeal proceedings

Application title

Apparatus and method for improving qualities of motion and still images to be output in a mobile communication terminal

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T113716.20210212

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 403 KB)
T 0290/17 () of 2.12.2020

Online on

17.02.2021

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

2.12.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

E05F15/632
E05F15/40
E05F15/73

Application no.

05013288.5

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (nein)

Application title

Automatische Schiebetüranlage

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T029017.20201202

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 513 KB)
T 0726/17 () of 18.1.2021

Online on

17.02.2021

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

18.1.2021

Proc. language

DE

IPC

E04B1/76
E04F13/08

Application no.

07007884.5

Keywords

Einspruchsgründe - unzulässige Erweiterung (ja)
Änderungen - Erweiterung über den Inhalt der Anmeldung in der eingereichten Fassung hinaus (ja)
Änderungen - Streichung von Merkmalen (ja)
Patentansprüche - funktionelle Merkmale (ja)

Application title

Befestigungelement und Verfahren zur Befestigung von Dämmstoffplatten

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T072617.20210118

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 680 KB)
T 0652/18 () of 21.1.2021

Online on

17.02.2021

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

21.1.2021

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F02F7/00
F16C9/02

Application no.

05005195.2

Keywords

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

Application title

Maschinengehäuse für eine Brennkraftmaschine

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T065218.20210121

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 429 KB)
T 2154/19 () of 2.2.2021

Online on

17.02.2021

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

2.2.2021

Proc. language

DE

IPC

E01C9/00
E01C13/04

Application no.

08009090.5

Keywords

Neuheit - Hauptantrag (nein)
Neuheit - Hilfsantrag (nein)
Spät eingereichte Hilfsanträge - zugelassen (nein)

Application title

Bodenbelagselement, Bodenbelagsgitter und Anordnung von Bodenbelagsgittern, sowie Herstellungsverfahren eines Bodenbelagsgitters

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T215419.20210202

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 401 KB)
T 2210/19 () of 13.1.2021

Online on

17.02.2021

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

13.1.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08F210/02
C08F210/16
C08F4/24

Application no.

11764559.8

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)

Application title

CHROMIUM CATALYSED ETHYLENE COPOLYMER POWDER

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T221019.20210113

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 484 KB)
T 1822/20 (Verfahren zur Herstellung eines Kindernahrungserzeugnisses/HIPP) of 5.2.2021

Online on

17.02.2021

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

5.2.2021

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A23L3/16
A23L3/22
A23L33/00

Application no.

17162025.5

Keywords

Zulässigkeit der Beschwerde - fehlende Beschwerdebegründung

Application title

VERFAHREN ZUR HERSTELLUNG EINES KINDERNAHRUNGSERZEUGNISSES BESTEHEND AUS MEHREREN ZUTATEN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T182220.20210205

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 231 KB)
T 0713/14 (SUCCINIC ACID PRODUCING RUMEN BACTERIA MUTANTS/KOREA ADVANCED … of 2.12.2020

Online on

16.02.2021

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

2.12.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12N1/21
C12P7/46
C12N15/74
C12R1/00

Application no.

04734158.1

Keywords

Main request - clarity (no)
Auxiliary request I - admitted - clarity (no)
Auxiliary request II - admitted - inventive step (yes)
Substantial procedural violation - appealed decision sufficiently reasoned (no)
Reimbursement of the appeal fee (yes)

Application title

NOVEL RUMEN BACTERIA VARIANTS AND PROCESS FOR PREPARING SUCCINIC ACID EMPLOYING THE SAME

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T071314.20201202

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 567 KB)
T 0048/17 () of 18.11.2020

Online on

16.02.2021

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

18.11.2020

Proc. language

FR

IPC

H01H33/24
H01H33/70
H01H33/42

Application no.

07820999.6

Keywords

Possibilité d'exécuter l'invention - (oui),
Nouveauté - (oui),
Réponse au recours
Réponse - ensemble des moyens invoqués par une partie,
Modification après signification - circonstances exceptionnelles (non),
Droit d'être entendu - possibilité de prendre position (oui),

Application title

Chambre de coupure avec cylindre répartiteur de champ pour disjoncteurs haute ou moyenne tension

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T004817.20201118

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 456 KB)
T 0291/17 () of 24.11.2020

Online on

16.02.2021

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

24.11.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B65G43/10
B65G47/84

Application no.

11711469.4

Keywords

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

Application title

VERFAHREN ZUM ÜBERGEBEN EINES ARTIKELS VON EINER ERSTEN AN EINE ZWEITE FÖRDEREINRICHTUNG

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T029117.20201124

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 356 KB)
T 0615/17 (Equipement mobile pour accéder au web/ALLANI) of 11.11.2020

Online on

16.02.2021

Board

3.5.07

Decision date

11.11.2020

Proc. language

FR

IPC

G06F17/30

Application no.

10003146.7

Keywords

Requête principale, première, seconde et quatrième requêtes subsidiaires produites tardivement (peu avant ou pendant la procédure orale) - requêtes non admises
Activité inventive - troisième requête subsidiaire (non)

Application title

Procédé et dispositif pour accéder à des sources d'information et services sur le web

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T061517.20201111

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 453 KB)
T 1271/18 () of 24.11.2020

Online on

16.02.2021

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

24.11.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B22D11/12
B22D11/22
G05B17/02
G01K7/42

Application no.

12759035.4

Keywords

Einspruchsgründe - mangelhafte Offenbarung (ja)
Spät eingereichte Tatsachen - eingereicht mit der Beschwerdebegründung
Spät eingereichte Tatsachen - zugelassen (ja)

Application title

GIESSVERFAHREN, INSBESONDERE STRANGGIESSVERFAHREN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T127118.20201124

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 441 KB)
T 2930/18 () of 3.2.2021

Online on

16.02.2021

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

3.2.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A24F47/00

Application no.

12750770.5

Keywords

Novelty - main request (no)

Application title

HEATING SMOKEABLE MATERIAL

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T293018.20210203

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 264 KB)
T 2708/19 (TOPICAL COMPOSITION/GSK Consumer Healthcare S.A.) of 3.12.2020

Online on

16.02.2021

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

3.12.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K9/00
A61K31/196
A61K9/06
A61K9/107

Application no.

08844931.9

Keywords

Admission of new documents (Yes)
Admission of auxiliary requests 1-4 (Yes)
Inventive step - All requests (No)

Application title

TOPICAL COMPOSITION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T270819.20201203

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 519 KB)
T 0717/20 () of 18.1.2021

Online on

16.02.2021

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

18.1.2021

Proc. language

DE

IPC

E04B1/68
E04F13/08
C09K3/10
A47K3/00

Application no.

11004035.9

Keywords

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

Application title

Dicht- und Montageband mit einem Schnittschutz

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T071720.20210118

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 426 KB)
T 1510/20 () of 11.2.2021

Online on

16.02.2021

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

11.2.2021

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B60K6/48
B60W10/06
B60W10/08
B60W10/113
B60W20/00
B60W30/192
F02N11/00
B60W30/19

Application no.

13181926.0

Keywords

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

Application title

Verfahren zum Ansteuern eines Hybridantriebsstranges

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T151020.20210211

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 316 KB)
T 1866/17 (IC card command processing/Toshiba) of 16.11.2020

Online on

15.02.2021

Board

3.5.07

Decision date

16.11.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F17/30

Application no.

13158933.5

Keywords

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

Application title

IC card and command processing method for IC card

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T186617.20201116

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 379 KB)
T 2225/17 () of 10.2.2021

Online on

15.02.2021

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

10.2.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A24D3/04

Application no.

11715872.5

Keywords

Sufficiency of disclosure - (yes)
Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)
Statement of grounds of appeal - arguments only by reference to the notice of opposition disregarded
Late-filed evidence - admitted (no)

Application title

FILTER CIGARETTE WITH VARIABLE VENTILATION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T222517.20210210

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 371 KB)
T 2270/17 () of 14.12.2020

Online on

15.02.2021

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

14.12.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

H02K35/02

Application no.

11703701.0

Keywords

Zulässigkeit der Beschwerde - Form und Inhalt der Beschwerdeschrift
Zulässigkeit der Beschwerde - zulässig (ja)
Spät eingereichte Beweismittel - eingereicht mit der Beschwerdebegründung
Spät eingereichte Beweismittel - zugelassen (nein)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)

Application title

Induktionsgenerator

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T227017.20201214

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 447 KB)
T 2272/17 (Prozessverfolgung bei Versuchstieren/HAMMELBACHER) of 20.1.2021

Online on

15.02.2021

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

20.1.2021

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G05B19/042
A01K11/00
H01Q1/22
G06F19/00

Application no.

11718261.8

Keywords

Zulassung eines in der mündlichen Verhandlung eingereichten Anspruchssatzes - Hauptantrag (nein): "Forum-Shopping" und keine eindeutige Gewährbarkeit

Application title

Verfahren, Computerprogrammprodukt und Wechselstation zur Prozessverfolgung

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T227217.20210120

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 360 KB)
T 2597/17 () of 11.12.2020

Online on

15.02.2021

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

11.12.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C08F220/18
C08F2/22
C08F212/08
D21H19/58

Application no.

11724644.7

Keywords

Hauptantrag - Neuheit eines durch Verfahrensmaßnahme definierten Produkts (Nein)
Hilfsantrag - zugelassen - Neuheit und erfinderische Tätigkeit (Ja)

Application title

POLYMERDISPERSIONEN AUS VINYLAROMATISCHEN VERBINDUNGEN UND ACRYLATMONOMEREN, HERGESTELLT IN GEGENWART VON SAATLATEX UND KOHLENHYDRATVERBINDUNGEN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T259717.20201211

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 415 KB)
T 0219/18 (DAPTOMYCIN PURIFICATION / XELLIA) of 26.1.2021

Online on

15.02.2021

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

26.1.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07K1/18
C07K1/20
C07K5/08
C07K7/08

Application no.

10707694.5

Keywords

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

Application title

PROCESS FOR PURIFYING LIPOPEPTIDES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T021918.20210126

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 456 KB)
T 1972/18 () of 1.12.2020

Online on

15.02.2021

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

1.12.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G01V8/20

Application no.

11176844.6

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)
Spät eingereichtes Dokument - zugelassen (nein)
Spät eingereichte Tatsachen - zugelassen (nein)

Application title

Optoelektronischer Sensor

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T197218.20201201

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 408 KB)
R 0008/20 (Fundamental violation of the right to be heard) of 10.12.2020

Online on

12.02.2021

Board

EBA

Decision date

10.12.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07D213/81
A61K31/44
A61P35/00

Application no.

05797740.7

Keywords

Petition for review - clearly unallowable
Petition for review - fundamental violation of Article 113 EPC (no)

Application title

THERMODYNAMICALLY STABLE FORM OF BAY 43-9006 TOSYLATE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:R000820.20201210

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 327 KB)
T 2138/15 () of 9.2.2021

Online on

12.02.2021

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

9.2.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G07F7/10

Application no.

98907003.2

Keywords

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

Application title

MULTI-APPLICATION IC CARD SYSTEM

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T213815.20210209

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 360 KB)
T 0564/16 () of 20.11.2020

Online on

12.02.2021

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

20.11.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61M25/06
A61M5/158
A61M5/32

Application no.

10808424.5

Keywords

-

Application title

Catheter instrument

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T056416.20201120

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 539 KB)
T 1939/16 () of 17.12.2020

Online on

12.02.2021

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

17.12.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01L29/778
H01L29/423
H01L29/40
H01L29/207

Application no.

06124388.7

Keywords

Amendments - extension beyond the content of the application as filed (yes)
Amendments - main request, first to fourth auxiliary requests
Novelty - (no)
Novelty - fifth auxiliary request
Inventive step - (no)
Inventive step - fifth auxiliary request
Amendment after summons - taken into account (no)
Amendment after summons - sixth to thirteenth auxiliary requests

Application title

Nitride based transistors for millimeter wave operation

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T193916.20201217

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 513 KB)
T 0871/17 () of 9.2.2021

Online on

12.02.2021

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

9.2.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B65D75/58
B65D77/20
B32B27/08

Application no.

10007352.7

Keywords

Grounds for opposition - insufficiency of disclosure (no)
Remittal to the department of first instance
Remittal - (yes)
Reimbursement of the appeal at 25% - (yes)

Application title

Flexible packaging structure with a built-in opening and reclose feature, and method for making same

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T087117.20210209

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 369 KB)
T 1426/17 () of 11.12.2020

Online on

12.02.2021

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

11.12.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

E05B81/66
E05B85/26
B60R16/027

Application no.

09776040.9

Keywords

Neuheit - Hauptantrag (nein)
Zulassung der Hilfsanträge I-V und VII-IX (nein) - mangelnde Substantiierung mit der Beschwerdebegründung - Substantiierung nach Ladung - außergewöhnliche Umstände (nein)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hilfsantrag VI (nein)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - allgemeines Fachwissen
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - naheliegende Alternative

Application title

KRAFTFAHRZEUGTÜRVERSCHLUSS MIT EINER SCHALTUNGSANORDNUNG

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T142617.20201211

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 435 KB)
T 1545/17 () of 22.1.2021

Online on

12.02.2021

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

22.1.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01L41/08
G01B17/02
G01N29/11
G01N29/22
H01L41/113
G01N29/24

Application no.

11173957.9

Keywords

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

Application title

Device and system for measuring material thickness

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T154517.20210122

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 316 KB)
T 0235/18 () of 8.2.2021

Online on

12.02.2021

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

8.2.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01L1/12
G01L3/10

Application no.

13815220.2

Keywords

Inventive step (yes
Inventive step - amended claims)

Application title

NON-CONTACT MAGNETOSTRICTIVE SENSING SYSTEMS AND METHODS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T023518.20210208

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 313 KB)
T 0632/18 (Mehrkomponentenkit/FISCHERWERKE) of 8.12.2020

Online on

12.02.2021

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

8.12.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C04B26/14
C04B28/02
C08G59/62
C04B111/00

Application no.

04804155.2

Keywords

Spät eingereichte Beweismittel - eingereicht mit der Beschwerdebegründung
Spät eingereichte Beweismittel - zugelassen (ja)
Spät eingereichter Antrag - eingereicht kurz vor der mündlichen Verhandlung
Spät eingereichter Antrag - zugelassen (ja)
Änderungen - zulässig (ja)
Patentansprüche - Klarheit
Patentansprüche - Hauptantrag (ja)
Ausreichende Offenbarung - Ausführbarkeit (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - unerwartete Verbesserung
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - nach Änderung

Application title

MEHRKOMPONENTENKIT FÜR BEFESTIGUNGSZWECKE UND DESSEN VERWENDUNG

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T063218.20201208

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 361 KB)
T 1823/18 () of 16.12.2020

Online on

12.02.2021

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

16.12.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B62K25/04
B62K25/28
B62M25/08

Application no.

12156983.4

Keywords

added subject-matter (auxiliary request 5, 7: yes)
lack of clarity (auxiliary request 6,7, 8, 9: yes)
novelty (main request, auxiliary request 10, 11, 12 : no)
admissibility of late filed requests (auxiliary requests 1 to 4 : no)

Application title

Bicycle suspension control apparatus

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T182318.20201216

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 463 KB)
T 0270/19 () of 11.1.2021

Online on

12.02.2021

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

11.1.2021

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A47L11/40

Application no.

16153854.1

Keywords

Teilanmeldung - unzulässige Erweiterung (nein)
Teilanmeldung - nach Änderung
Beschwerdeentscheidung - Zurückverweisung an die erste Instanz (ja)
Zurückverweisung - besondere Gründe für Zurückverweisung

Application title

HANDGEFÜHRTES BODENBEARBEITUNGSGERÄT

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T027019.20210111

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 293 KB)
T 0947/19 () of 29.1.2021

Online on

12.02.2021

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

29.1.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A24F47/00

Application no.

13736600.1

Keywords

Abridged reasons for decision - explicit consent of parties
Abridged reasons for decision - agreement with finding of deparment of first instance
Novelty - main request (no)
Novelty - auxiliary requests 1-3 (no)
Novelty - auxiliary request 6 (yes)
Claims - clarity
Claims - auxiliary requests 4 and 5 (no)
Remittal - special reasons for remittal

Application title

ELECTRONIC VAPOUR PROVISION DEVICE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T094719.20210129

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 290 KB)
T 0849/20 (Missing statement of grounds / Lenovo) of 27.1.2021

Online on

12.02.2021

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

27.1.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G10L15/22
H04M3/428

Application no.

15201405.6

Keywords

Admissibility of appeal - missing statement of grounds

Application title

EXECUTING A VOICE COMMAND DURING VOICE INPUT

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T084920.20210127

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 228 KB)
T 0877/14 (RF-safe transmission line for interventional MRI / Philips) of 21.1.2021

Online on

11.02.2021

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

21.1.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01R33/28

Application no.

09764592.3

Keywords

Claims - clarity
Claims - main request (no)
Claims - support in the description
Claims - main request (no)
Claims - clarity
Claims - auxiliary request (yes)
Claims - support in the description
Claims - auxiliary request (yes)
Amendments - added subject-matter
Amendments - auxiliary request (no)
Sufficiency of disclosure - auxiliary request (yes)
Inventive step - main request (yes)

Application title

CONTINUOUS MECHANICAL TUNING OF TRANSFORMERS INSERTED IN RF-SAFE TRANSMISSION LINES FOR INTERVENTIONAL MRI

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T087714.20210121

Distribution

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Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 418 KB)
T 0642/16 () of 25.1.2021

Online on

11.02.2021

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

25.1.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61M15/08
A61F5/08

Application no.

07734890.2

Keywords

Novelty - all requests (no)
Reimbursement of appeal fee - (no)

Application title

NASAL DELIVERY

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T064216.20210125

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 302 KB)
T 1108/16 () of 23.11.2020

Online on

11.02.2021

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

23.11.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B30B15/16
F15B11/024

Application no.

10740535.9

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hauptantrag (nein)
Spät vorgebrachte Argumente - Rechtfertigung für späte Vorlage (nein)
Änderungen - Erweiterung des Patentanspruchs (ja)
Spät eingereichter Antrag - Rechtfertigung für späte Vorlage (nein)

Application title

VORGESPANNTER HYDRAULISCHER ANTRIEB MIT DREHZAHLVARIABLER PUMPE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T110816.20201123

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 443 KB)
T 0340/17 () of 26.11.2020

Online on

11.02.2021

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

26.11.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A01K67/02
A01N1/02
G01N1/30

Application no.

12792326.6

Keywords

Late-filed request - request could have been filed in first instance proceedings (yes)

Application title

COMPOSITIONS AND METHODS FOR IMPROVING THE QUALITY OF PROCESSED SPERM

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T034017.20201126

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 348 KB)
T 0442/17 (Spinnvlies mit Funktionaladditiven) of 2.12.2020

Online on

11.02.2021

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

2.12.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

D01F2/00
D04H3/16
D04H3/018
D04H3/007
D01F1/10
D01D5/20
D01D5/14

Application no.

11767163.6

Keywords

Einspruchsgründe - mangelhafte Offenbarung (nein)

Application title

HOCHFUNKTIONELLES SPINNVLIES AUS PARTIKELHALTIGEN FASERN SOWIE VERFAHREN ZUR ERZEUGUNG

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T044217.20201202

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 358 KB)
T 0559/17 () of 16.11.2020

Online on

11.02.2021

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

16.11.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B41M3/14
G07D7/12
B41M1/26
B41M5/00

Application no.

10768457.3

Keywords

Unzulässige Erweiterung (ja: Hauptantrag, Hilfsanträge I-III)
Zulässigkeit des Hilfsantrags VI (ja)
Unklarheit (ja: Hilfsanträge IV, VI-IX)

Application title

Verwendung der Markierstoffe mit schmalen Banden

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T055917.20201116

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 512 KB)
T 0685/18 (Method for preparing a superabsorbent polymer/LG) of 20.1.2021

Online on

11.02.2021

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

20.1.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08J3/24
C08J3/075
B01J20/26
C08F20/18
C08F220/06

Application no.

11842769.9

Keywords

Main request and auxiliary requests 1 and 2 - sufficiency (No)

Application title

PREPARATION METHOD OF SUPERABSORBENT POLYMER

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T068518.20210120

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 334 KB)
T 0699/18 () of 12.1.2021

Online on

11.02.2021

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

12.1.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F03D7/02

Application no.

04795549.7

Keywords

Novelty
Remittal - (yes)

Application title

WIND TURBINE SYSTEM CONTROL

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T069918.20210112

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 367 KB)
T 0939/18 (POLYMERKÖRPER/HENKEL) of 11.1.2021

Online on

11.02.2021

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

11.1.2021

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C11D3/37
C11D3/39
C11D11/00
C11D17/00
D06L1/00
C11D17/04
D06L3/02

Application no.

10766061.5

Keywords

Spät eingereichte Tatsachen - zugelassen (nein)
Spät eingereichte Beweismittel - zugelassen (nein)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - nicht naheliegende Alternative

Application title

WASCHEN MIT POLYMERKÖRPERN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T093918.20210111

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 390 KB)
T 0982/18 () of 3.2.2021

Online on

11.02.2021

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

3.2.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F02B71/00

Application no.

11843714.4

Keywords

Interlocutory revision - department of first instance should have rectified decision (yes)
Remittal to the department of first instance

Application title

HIGH-EFFICIENCY LINEAR COMBUSTION ENGINE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T098218.20210203

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 274 KB)
T 0179/19 () of 21.1.2021

Online on

11.02.2021

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

21.1.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A63B21/005
A61B5/11
G01L1/00
G06F19/00
H02P21/00
A63B71/00

Application no.

10168003.1

Keywords

Grounds for opposition - insufficiency of disclosure (no)
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

Training apparatus, arrangement and method

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T017919.20210121

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 333 KB)
T 0348/20 (Preventing the leakage of juice from frozen fruits/DIRAFROST) of 3.2.2021

Online on

11.02.2021

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

3.2.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A23L1/212
A23P1/08
A23B7/16
A23B7/04
A23B7/154

Application no.

02447020.5

Keywords

Public prior use - (no)
Granted claims - Novelty (yes)
Granted claims - Inventive step (yes)

Application title

Frozen fruits

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T034820.20210203

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 314 KB)
J 0010/20 () of 22.1.2021

Online on

10.02.2021

Board

3.1.01

Decision date

22.1.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A23J7/00
C07F9/10

Application no.

16874169.2

Keywords

Extension of periods - COVID-19 pandemic - Notice from the EPO
Protection of legitimate expectations (yes)
Statement of grounds of appeal filed within time limit (yes)
Date on which payment is made - payment through bank outside of a Contracting State
Request for further processing within time limit (no)
Request for re-establishment of rights within time limit (no)

Application title

INDUSTRIAL METHOD FOR RECOVERING PHOSPHOLIPIDS AND PRODUCING LECITHIN FROM A RESIDUE FROM THE PRODUCTION OF SOY PROTEIN CONCENTRATE (SPC)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:J001020.20210122

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 358 KB)
T 1264/15 () of 25.1.2021

Online on

10.02.2021

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

25.1.2021

Proc. language

DE

IPC

E05F15/12
E05D15/26

Application no.

10721618.6

Keywords

-

Application title

MÖBELKLAPPENANTRIEB FÜR VERSCHIEDENE KLAPPENTYPEN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T126415.20210125

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 294 KB)
T 1107/16 () of 7.12.2020

Online on

10.02.2021

Board

3.5.04

Decision date

7.12.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04N13/00
G06F3/14
G09G5/00

Application no.

09764076.7

Keywords

Main request - inventive step (no)
First and second auxiliary requests - inventive step (no)
Third auxiliary request - admitted (no)
Fourth to eighth auxiliary requests - clarity (no)

Application title

3D VIDEO REPRODUCTION MATCHING THE OUTPUT FORMAT TO THE 3D PROCESSING ABILITY OF A DISPLAY

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T110716.20201207

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 512 KB)
T 0314/17 () of 2.2.2021

Online on

10.02.2021

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

2.2.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61F13/32
A61F13/26

Application no.

09158588.5

Keywords

Inventive step - main request (no)
Inventive step - auxiliary requests 1 to 4 (no)
Amendments - auxiliary requests 5, 6, 7 and 8
Amendments - added subject-matter (yes)

Application title

Applicator for tampons

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T031417.20210202

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 375 KB)
T 2700/17 () of 18.1.2021

Online on

10.02.2021

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

18.1.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08L27/18
C08L69/00
C08L101/00

Application no.

11829307.5

Keywords

Claims - clarity (no)

Application title

DRIPPING INHIBITOR AND RESIN COMPOUND

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T270017.20210118

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 389 KB)
T 0319/18 () of 20.1.2021

Online on

10.02.2021

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

20.1.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08L23/12
B29C45/00
B65D1/02
C08L23/14

Application no.

12707346.8

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)
Inventive step - main request
Fifth auxiliary request - admitted - (no) - complete case not presented with rejoinder; subsequent explanations not taken into account - no "exceptional circumstances"

Application title

POLYOLEFIN-BASED CONTAINERS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T031918.20210120

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 355 KB)
T 0651/16 () of 28.1.2021

Online on

09.02.2021

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

28.1.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01B21/04

Application no.

08775757.1

Keywords

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

Application title

APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR CALIBRATING A SCANNING HEAD

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T065116.20210128

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 297 KB)
T 1102/16 () of 6.7.2020

Online on

09.02.2021

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

6.7.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

H01H47/00
G01R15/20

Application no.

11002953.5

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)

Application title

Relais, insbesondere für den Hochstrombereich

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T110216.20200706

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 297 KB)
T 1559/20 () of 2.2.2021

Online on

09.02.2021

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

2.2.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06Q10/00

Application no.

10765062.4

Keywords

Admissibility of appeal - missing statement of grounds

Application title

COMPLEX SITUATION ANALYSIS SYSTEM

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T155920.20210202

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 231 KB)
T 0137/16 () of 21.1.2021

Online on

08.02.2021

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

21.1.2021

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A61M5/20
A61M5/24
A61M5/315

Application no.

07720074.9

Keywords

Änderungen
Neuheit
Erfinderische Tätigkeit
Änderung veranlasst durch Einspruchsgrund

Application title

Injektionsvorrichtung mit Spannfeder und Spannelement

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T013716.20210121

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 420 KB)
T 2416/16 () of 2.2.2021

Online on

08.02.2021

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

2.2.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G07F7/10
H04M1/725

Application no.

04743917.9

Keywords

Novelty - main request (no)
Added subject-matter - all requests - yes
Clarity - second auxiliary request - (no)

Application title

DEVICE DELIVERING A SERVICE USING AN ASSOCIATED PORTABLE MEMORY, AND RELAYING MEANS FOR ALLOWING ACTIVATION OF AN APPLICATION OF THE PORTABLE MEMORY OF THE FIRST DEVICE BY A SECOND DEVICE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T241616.20210202

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 350 KB)
T 1809/17 () of 26.1.2021

Online on

08.02.2021

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

26.1.2021

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A47B9/00
A47B9/20

Application no.

11185649.8

Keywords

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

Application title

Vorrichtung zur Erfassung von Kollisionen und entsprechendes Verfahren

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T180917.20210126

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 342 KB)
T 2064/17 () of 17.12.2020

Online on

08.02.2021

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

17.12.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A01N47/36
A01N47/38
A01N25/04

Application no.

03813102.5

Keywords

Wesentlicher Verfahrensmangel - (nein)
Rückzahlung der Beschwerdegebühr - (nein)
Spät vorgebrachter Sachvortrag - zugelassen (nein)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (nein)

Application title

ÖLSUSPENSIONSKONZENTRAT

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T206417.20201217

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 476 KB)
T 2190/17 () of 22.7.2020

Online on

08.02.2021

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

22.7.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G08B21/04

Application no.

14152990.9

Keywords

Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

Fall detection system and method for detecting a fall of a monitored person

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T219017.20200722

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 331 KB)
T 0186/18 (Non-human animals/MAX PLANCK) of 1.2.2021

Online on

08.02.2021

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

1.2.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A01K67/027
A01K67/033
C12N15/10
C07K14/47

Application no.

09781633.4

Keywords

Exceptions to patentability - animals and animal species (no);
Main request - overcomes all grounds of opposition (yes);
Main request - remittal to the first instance for adaptation of the description (yes);

Application title

MUTANT ALPHA-SYNUCLEIN, AND METHODS USING SAME

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T018618.20210201

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 278 KB)
T 2122/18 () of 13.1.2021

Online on

08.02.2021

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

13.1.2021

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B60T17/00
B01D53/26
B60T17/02

Application no.

13163513.8

Keywords

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

Application title

Druckluftaufbereitungseinrichtung für ein Nutzfahrzeug

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T212218.20210113

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 395 KB)
T 2521/19 (FLUOROPOLYETHER COMPOUNd/MORESCO) of 3.2.2021

Online on

08.02.2021

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

3.2.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07C43/23
C10M105/54
C10M107/38
G11B5/725
G11B5/84
C10N30/08
C10N40/18

Application no.

14869106.6

Keywords

Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

FLUOROPOLYETHER COMPOUND, AND LUBRICANT AND MAGNETIC DISC COMPRISING SAME

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T252119.20210203

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 395 KB)
T 0626/16 () of 23.11.2020

Online on

05.02.2021

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

23.11.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B65D85/804

Application no.

08735106.0

Keywords

Amendments - broadening of claim (yes)
Amendments - main request, 1st and 2nd auxiliary requests
Auxiliary requests 3rd to 5th - submitted and not admitted in opposition proceedings - admitted (no)
Auxiliary requests 6th to 8th - not examined by the opposition division - admitted (no)

Application title

SINGLE-USE CONTAINMENT CAPSULE OF AN AROMATIC ESSENCE FOR PRODUCING AN INFUSION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T062616.20201123

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 372 KB)
T 0961/16 () of 2.2.2021

Online on

05.02.2021

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

2.2.2021

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B26B13/26
B26B13/16
A01G3/025
B23D29/02

Application no.

11701032.2

Keywords

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

Application title

SCHERE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T096116.20210202

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 329 KB)
T 2545/16 () of 15.12.2020

Online on

05.02.2021

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

15.12.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

E05C9/00
E05C7/04
E05B65/10
E05B63/24

Application no.

10159286.3

Keywords

-

Application title

Treibriegelschloss

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T254516.20201215

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 454 KB)
T 0086/17 () of 10.11.2020

Online on

05.02.2021

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

10.11.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B65D81/38
B65D3/14
B31B17/00
B31B43/00

Application no.

09000695.8

Keywords

Spät vorgebrachter Klarheitseinwand - zugelassen (nein)
Änderungen - Erweiterung des Patentanspruchs (nein)
Hauptantrag - Neuheit und erfinderische Tätigkeit (ja)

Application title

Becher aus einem Papiermaterial

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T008617.20201110

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 564 KB)
T 0271/17 (Holzwerkstoffplatte/XYLO) of 7.12.2020

Online on

05.02.2021

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

7.12.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B32B21/00
B27N3/04

Application no.

06776887.9

Keywords

Änderung nach Ladung - außergewöhnliche Umstände (ja)
Ausreichende Offenbarung - (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)

Application title

LEICHTE MEHRSCHICHT HOLZWERKSTOFFPLATTE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T027117.20201207

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 344 KB)
T 2483/17 () of 13.11.2020

Online on

05.02.2021

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

13.11.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B65D83/14

Application no.

07766758.2

Keywords

Grounds for opposition - lack of patentability (no)

Application title

NON-ROUND PLASTIC PRESSURIZED DISPENSER

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T248317.20201113

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 351 KB)
T 2698/17 () of 1.2.2021

Online on

05.02.2021

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

1.2.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B65D85/804
A47J31/40

Application no.

05795017.2

Keywords

Amendments - intermediate generalisation
Amendments - allowable (no)
Reimbursement of appeal fee - no explicit withdrawal of the request for oral proccedings
Reimbursement of appeal fee - confirmation of T 73/17

Application title

Capsule with biasing sealing member

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T269817.20210201

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 391 KB)
T 2619/18 () of 11.1.2021

Online on

05.02.2021

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

11.1.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B60N2/70
B60N2/72

Application no.

04015663.0

Keywords

Grounds for opposition - subject-matter extends beyond content of earlier application (no)
Grounds for opposition - lack of novelty (no)
Grounds for opposition - lack of inventive step (no)
Amendment after summons - exceptional circumstances (no)
Reimbursement of appeal fee - (no)

Application title

Seat structure

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T261918.20210111

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 658 KB)
T 2798/18 (Dinatriumdihydrogendiphosphat/Budenheim) of 15.1.2021

Online on

05.02.2021

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

15.1.2021

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C01B25/42
A21D2/02
A21D8/04
C01B25/30

Application no.

12703776.0

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (nein)

Application title

MODIFIZIERTES DINATRIUMDIHYDROGENDIPHOSPHAT

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T279818.20210115

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 298 KB)
T 1679/19 () of 2.2.2021

Online on

05.02.2021

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

2.2.2021

Proc. language

FR

IPC

B29C49/48
B29C33/00
B29C33/04
F16L37/56
B29C33/26
B29C47/92

Application no.

07803876.7

Keywords

Recevabilité du recours - (non : mémoire de recours manquant)

Application title

Dispositif de fabrication de récipients comprenant un moule et une fiche de raccordement fluidique

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T167919.20210202

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 233 KB)
T 2176/19 () of 2.2.2021

Online on

05.02.2021

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

2.2.2021

Proc. language

FR

IPC

B65D88/62

Application no.

07731093.6

Keywords

Activité inventive - (oui)
Vice substantiel de procédure - (non)
Remboursement de la taxe de recours - (non)

Application title

SYSTEME DE DISTRIBUTION ET DE RECUPERATION DE LIQUIDES ET DISPOSITIF LE COMPORTANT

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T217619.20210202

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 349 KB)
T 0278/20 (Holzwerkstoffplatte/XYLO) of 7.12.2020

Online on

05.02.2021

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

7.12.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B32B21/00
B27N3/04

Application no.

12180598.0

Keywords

Änderung nach Ladung - außergewöhnliche Umstände (ja)
Ausreichende Offenbarung - (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)

Application title

LEICHTE MEHRSCHICHT-HOLZWERKSTOFFPLATTE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T027820.20201207

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 344 KB)
T 1136/20 () of 1.2.2021

Online on

05.02.2021

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

1.2.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B09B5/00
B09B3/00
G21F5/14
G21F7/015
G21F7/06
G21F9/22
G21F9/36
G21F5/005

Application no.

11866955.5

Keywords

Admissibility of appeal - missing statement of grounds

Application title

MODULARIZED PROCESS FLOW FACILITY PLAN FOR STORING HAZARDOUS WASTE MATERIAL

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T113620.20210201

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 231 KB)
T 1555/20 () of 29.1.2021

Online on

05.02.2021

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

29.1.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06Q30/00
G06F7/04

Application no.

14769947.4

Keywords

Admissibility of appeal - missing statement of grounds

Application title

SYSTEM AND METHOD OF IDENTITY VERIFICATION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T155520.20210129

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 228 KB)
T 2018/14 (User authentication/ACTIVCARD) of 1.2.2021

Online on

04.02.2021

Board

3.5.06

Decision date

1.2.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F1/00

Application no.

10185106.1

Keywords

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

Application title

Flexible method of user authentication

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T201814.20210201

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 313 KB)
T 1446/17 () of 22.1.2021

Online on

04.02.2021

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

22.1.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B41M5/26
C08K5/17
C08K3/22
C08K3/24
C09D131/04
C09D131/00

Application no.

11193971.6

Keywords

Inventive step - (no: all requests)

Application title

Improvements relating to laser marking

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T144617.20210122

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 423 KB)
T 2004/17 (Zooming on touch screen/APPLE) of 10.12.2020

Online on

04.02.2021

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

10.12.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F3/048
H04M1/725

Application no.

11182963.6

Keywords

Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

Document scaling on a touch-screen display

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T200417.20201210

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 270 KB)
T 0900/18 (Non-magnetic stainless steel/Daido) of 10.12.2020

Online on

04.02.2021

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

10.12.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C21D8/12
C21D9/22
C22C38/04
C22C38/18
C22C38/20

Application no.

10004443.7

Keywords

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

Application title

High corrosion-resistant, high-strength and non-magnetic stainless steel

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T090018.20201210

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 320 KB)
T 1729/18 (Magerbeton/Intellectual Property Management Luxembourg) of 14.1.2021

Online on

04.02.2021

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

14.1.2021

Proc. language

DE

IPC

H02G9/02
C04B28/04

Application no.

10178571.5

Keywords

Ausreichende Offenbarung - (nein)
Neuheit - (nein)
Spät eingereichte Hilfsanträge - Hilfsanträge hätten bereits im erstinstanzlichen Verfahren vorgebracht werden können (ja)

Application title

THERMISCHLEITFÄHIGER MAGERBETON

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T172918.20210114

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 337 KB)
T 1976/18 (Substantial procedural violation/NATERA) of 21.1.2021

Online on

04.02.2021

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

21.1.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F19/18
G06F19/22
C12Q1/68

Application no.

11784180.9

Keywords

Basis of decision - text submitted or agreed by applicant (no)
Basis of decision - substantial procedural violation (yes)
Remittal - fundamental deficiency in examination proceedings (yes)
Reimbursement of appeal fee - equitable by reason of a substantial procedural violation (yes)

Application title

METHODS FOR NON-INVASIVE PRENATAL PLOIDY CALLING

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T197618.20210121

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 256 KB)
T 2447/18 (Non-ionic antimicrobial active / UNILEVER) of 23.11.2020

Online on

04.02.2021

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

23.11.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C11D1/62
C11D3/00
C11D3/50
C11D3/48

Application no.

13716273.1

Keywords

Added matter (main request and auxiliary requests 1 to 9) : yes - mixture of a class of compounds comprising a specific concentration of a single component of this class not disclosed in the application as filed
Novelty (auxiliary request 10) : yes
Inventive step (auxiliary request 10 to 15) : no
Inventive step - obvious alternative

Application title

Improvements relating to fabric conditioners

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T244718.20201123

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 432 KB)
T 1312/16 (Pea-based protein mixture/NUTRICIA) of 24.11.2020

Online on

03.02.2021

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

24.11.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A23L33/17
A23L33/19
A61K38/16
A61K36/48
A61K38/01

Application no.

10718723.9

Keywords

Claims - clarity
Claims - main request, auxiliary request 1 (no)
Inventive step - auxiliary request 2 (no)

Application title

PEA-BASED PROTEIN MIXTURE AND USE THEREOF IN A LIQUID NUTRITIONAL COMPOSITION SUITABLE FOR ENTERAL FEEDING

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T131216.20201124

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 406 KB)
T 0205/17 (Improving mental capacity of aged canine pets/HILL'S) of 12.1.2021

Online on

03.02.2021

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

12.1.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A23K50/00
A23K10/40
A61K31/34
A61K31/355
A61K31/385
A23K20/158
A23K20/174
A23K20/142
A23K50/40

Application no.

01988317.2

Keywords

Auxiliary request 2:
Admission - (yes)
Added subject matter - (no)
Extension of the scope of protection - (no)
Clarity - (yes)
Sufficiency of disclosure - (yes)
Validity of the priority right - (yes)
Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

AGED COMPANION PET DIET

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T020517.20210112

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 441 KB)
T 1388/17 (Composition for nutritionally improving glucose control and insulin … of 11.1.2021

Online on

03.02.2021

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

11.1.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A23L1/29
A23L1/30
A61K31/201
A23L1/305
A23L1/304
A61P3/10
A61P3/02
A61P9/10

Application no.

06749290.0

Keywords

Inventive step - obvious alternative
Remittal - special reasons for remittal (no)

Application title

COMPOSITION FOR NUTRITIONALLY IMPROVING GLUCOSE CONTROL AND INSULIN ACTION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T138817.20210111

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 395 KB)
T 1679/17 () of 26.1.2021

Online on

03.02.2021

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

26.1.2021

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A24C5/32
A24D3/02

Application no.

13167437.6

Keywords

Zulässigkeit der Beschwerde - Beschwerde hinreichend begründet (ja)
Ausreichende Offenbarung - (ja)
Änderungen - zulässig (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)
Einwände in der ersten Instanz zurückgenommen - nicht zugelassen
Von der ersten Instanz nicht zugelassen Beweismittel - nicht zugelassen
Beanstandung der Niederschrift über die mündliche Verhandlung

Application title

Übergabetrommel der Tabak verarbeitenden Industrie

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T167917.20210126

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 382 KB)
T 1832/17 () of 11.12.2020

Online on

03.02.2021

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

11.12.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F02M63/00
F02M59/46
F02M69/54

Application no.

13156745.5

Keywords

Verschlechterungsverbot (Verbot der "reformatio in peius")
Änderungen - Erweiterung über den Inhalt der Anmeldung in der eingereichten Fassung hinaus (nein)
Änderungen - Erweiterung des Patentanspruchs (nein)
Patentansprüche - Klarheit nach Änderung (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)

Application title

Common-Rail-System mit einer Druckhalteventilanordnung

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T183217.20201211

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 444 KB)
T 2141/19 (Touch-screen device providing touch control of web pages) of 18.12.2020

Online on

03.02.2021

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

18.12.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F3/048
G06F17/30

Application no.

11184224.1

Keywords

Enabling disclosure - (yes)
Inventive step - (no)
Late-filed request - admitted (no)

Application title

Touch event model programming interface

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T214119.20201218

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 399 KB)
T 2260/19 () of 28.1.2021

Online on

03.02.2021

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

28.1.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K31/435
A61K31/4375

Application no.

12783818.3

Keywords

Amendments - added subject-matter (no)
Claims - clarity after amendment (yes)
Appeal decision - remittal to the department of first instance (yes)

Application title

COMPOUND COMPRISING A MAO TARGETING/ SEEKER MOIETY FOR TREATING HUMAN GLIOMAS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T226019.20210128

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 299 KB)
T 0173/20 () of 29.1.2021

Online on

03.02.2021

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

29.1.2021

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B23Q1/48
B25J9/10
B23Q3/12

Application no.

16751473.6

Keywords

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

Application title

ANDOCK-MASCHINE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T017320.20210129

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 266 KB)
T 0444/20 () of 22.1.2021

Online on

03.02.2021

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

22.1.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G09G3/20

Application no.

14194458.7

Keywords

Admissibility of appeal - full appeal fee paid late
Correction of error - correction introduces what was originally intended (yes)

Application title

Display device and method of driving the same

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T044420.20210122

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 314 KB)
T 0070/16 () of 15.1.2021

Online on

02.02.2021

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

15.1.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61B5/00
A61M25/00
A61F7/12

Application no.

08151320.2

Keywords

Amendments

Application title

Central venous catheter with heat exchange properties

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T007016.20210115

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 269 KB)
T 0092/17 () of 25.11.2020

Online on

02.02.2021

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

25.11.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F25D21/00

Application no.

04103090.9

Keywords

Grounds for opposition - added subject-matter (no)
Novelty - (no)
Claims - interpretation of ambiguous terms
Oral proceedings - held in absence of party

Application title

Refrigeration appliance with automatic time-determined defrost

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T009217.20201125

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 381 KB)
T 0093/17 () of 27.1.2021

Online on

02.02.2021

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

27.1.2021

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F16D13/64

Application no.

11787579.9

Keywords

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

Application title

KUPPLUNGSSCHEIBE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T009317.20210127

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 324 KB)
T 0191/17 () of 28.1.2021

Online on

02.02.2021

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

28.1.2021

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B05B7/24
B05B9/01
B05B7/02

Application no.

12001302.4

Keywords

Wahrung des Gebots auf ein faires Verfahren und des rechtlichen Gehörs - (ja)
Einspruchsgründe - Hauptantrag
Einspruchsgründe - unzulässige Erweiterung (ja)
Spät eingereichte Hilfsanträge 1 bis 8
Spät eingereichte Hilfsanträge - zugelassen (nein)
Rückzahlung der Beschwerdegebühr - (nein) keine explizite Rücknahme des Antrages auf mündliche Verhandlung

Application title

Farbspritzpistole mit einem Grundkörper und einer auswechselbaren Farbleiteinrichtung

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T019117.20210128

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 460 KB)
T 0376/17 () of 20.1.2021

Online on

02.02.2021

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

20.1.2021

Proc. language

FR

IPC

H05K5/00
H04M1/02
G09F7/02
G09F7/06

Application no.

10191683.1

Keywords

Activité inventive - (oui)

Application title

Portier électrique

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T037617.20210120

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 314 KB)
T 0515/17 () of 22.1.2021

Online on

02.02.2021

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

22.1.2021

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B21D22/14
B21K1/28
B21H1/02

Application no.

06762175.5

Keywords

-

Application title

VERFAHREN ZUM UMFORMEN EINER BLECHRONDE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T051517.20210122

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 264 KB)
T 0533/17 (Methods for separating compounds/Waters Technologies) of 16.10.2020

Online on

02.02.2021

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

16.10.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B01D15/30
B01D15/32
G01N30/46

Application no.

06718965.4

Keywords

Novelty - auxiliary request (yes)
Inventive step - non-obvious alternative
Inventive step - ex post facto analysis
Inventive step - auxiliary request (yes)
Sufficiency of disclosure - (yes)
Amendments - allowable (yes)

Application title

METHODS FOR SEPARATING COMPOUNDS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T053317.20201016

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 387 KB)
T 2265/17 () of 19.10.2020

Online on

02.02.2021

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

19.10.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B60R1/00

Application no.

12194949.9

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hauptantrag (Nein)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hilfsantrag 1 (ja)
Zulassung in das Verfahren - Hilfsantrag 2 (Nein)

Application title

Verfahren und Vorrichtung zum Unterstützen eines Ankuppelns eines Anhängers

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T226517.20201019

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 331 KB)
T 0115/18 (Alpha-1 proteinase inhibitor/GRIFOLS) of 30.7.2020

Online on

02.02.2021

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

30.7.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07K1/16
C07K1/18
C07K1/30
C07K14/81

Application no.

00992709.6

Keywords

Main request - inventive step (no)
Auxiliary request 1 - inventive step (yes), extension of scope of protection (no)

Application title

Method of preparing alpha-1 proteinase inhibitor

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T011518.20200730

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 517 KB)
T 0231/18 () of 27.10.2020

Online on

02.02.2021

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

27.10.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B62D29/00
B32B15/01

Application no.

09741997.2

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (nein)

Application title

VERWENDUNG EINES METALLISCHEN VERBUNDWERKSTOFFS IN EINER FAHRZEUGSTRUKTUR

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T023118.20201027

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 414 KB)
T 1212/18 () of 10.9.2020

Online on

02.02.2021

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

10.9.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B42D25/00

Application no.

12700772.2

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit (ja)

Application title

Verfahren zur Herstellung eines mehrschichtigen Datenträgers sowie nach diesem Verfahren hergestellter Datenträger

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T121218.20200910

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 732 KB)
T 1295/20 () of 28.1.2021

Online on

02.02.2021

Board

3.5.04

Decision date

28.1.2021

Proc. language

DE

IPC

H04N7/18
G08B13/196
H04N21/8547

Application no.

17181318.1

Keywords

Mangel der fehlenden Anschrift in der Beschwerdeschrift - Behebung ist als rechtzeitig zu betrachten (ja) - Grundsatz des Vertrauensschutzes (ja)

Application title

VERFAHREN ZUM EINLESEN UND AUFBEREITEN VON VIDEOBILDERN IN ECHTZEIT

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T129520.20210128

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 312 KB)
T 1544/20 () of 19.11.2020

Online on

02.02.2021

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

19.11.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07C69/155
C07C69/145

Application no.

15751927.3

Keywords

Admissibility of appeal - missing statement of grounds

Application title

BRANCHED-CHAIN ESTERS AND METHODS OF MAKING AND USING THE SAME

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T154420.20201119

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 261 KB)
T 1549/20 () of 24.11.2020

Online on

02.02.2021

Board

3.5.07

Decision date

24.11.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H03M13/25
H04L1/00
H04L27/34

Application no.

01000525.4

Keywords

Admissibility of appeal - missing statement of grounds

Application title

Method and apparatus for processing modulation symbols for soft input decoders

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T154920.20201124

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 230 KB)
T 2284/15 (Stoßwellenartige Druckwellen / Ferton Holding) of 17.9.2020

Online on

01.02.2021

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

17.9.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A61N7/00
A61B17/00
A61B17/22

Application no.

08168076.1

Keywords

Ermessen, Vorbringen nicht zuzulassen - Vorbringen zugelassen (ja)

Application title

Instrument zum Erzeugen von stoßwellenartigen Druckwellen zur Behandlung von biologischem Gewebe

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T228415.20200917

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 416 KB)
T 0194/17 () of 3.12.2020

Online on

01.02.2021

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

3.12.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F25J3/04

Application no.

05769658.5

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)
Substantial procedural violation - (yes)
Amendment to appeal case - amendment overcomes issues raised (no)
Reimbursement of appeal fee - (no)

Application title

LOW TEMPERATURE AIR SEPARATION PROCESS FOR PRODUCING PRESSURIZED GASEOUS PRODUCT

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T019417.20201203

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 415 KB)
T 1534/17 () of 25.1.2021

Online on

01.02.2021

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

25.1.2021

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F42B5/155
F42B12/48

Application no.

09007324.8

Keywords

Neuheit - (nein)

Application title

Nebelwurfkörper

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T153417.20210125

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 272 KB)
T 1833/17 () of 9.12.2020

Online on

01.02.2021

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

9.12.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

E21B33/14
E21B33/127

Application no.

05817486.3

Keywords

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

Application title

A METHOD AND A DEVICE FOR SEALING A VOID INCOMPLETELY FILLED WITH A CAST MATERIAL

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T183317.20201209

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 447 KB)
T 2431/17 (Pharmaceutical Compositions having Desirable Bioavailability / ALCON) of 3.11.2020

Online on

01.02.2021

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

3.11.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K47/44
A61K31/535
A61K31/5575
A61K31/542
A61K45/06
A61K31/215
A61K31/216

Application no.

09722278.0

Keywords

Amendments - added subject-matter (no)
Sufficiency of disclosure - (yes)
Priority - transfer of priority right
Priority - validity of priority date (no)
Remittal - special reasons for remittal

Application title

PHARMACEUTICAL COMPOSITIONS HAVING DESIRABLE BIOAVAILABILITY

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T243117.20201103

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 452 KB)
T 0353/18 () of 11.11.2020

Online on

01.02.2021

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

11.11.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08L27/06
C09D127/06
B05D7/22
C08L61/06

Application no.

06828984.2

Keywords

Amendments - allowable (auxiliary requests 1 and 2: no)
Grounds for opposition - insufficiency of disclosure (no)
Novelty - (yes)
Amendment after summons - exceptional circumstances (no
Amendment after summons - auxiliary request 1a not admitted)
Remittal - special reasons for remittal

Application title

BADGE- AND BPA-FREE CAN COATING

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T035318.20201111

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 564 KB)
T 0212/19 () of 12.1.2021

Online on

01.02.2021

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

12.1.2021

Proc. language

DE

IPC

E03D1/012
E03D5/02

Application no.

09006871.9

Keywords

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

Application title

Spülkasten mit Revisionsöffnung

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T021219.20210112

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 968 KB)
T 1738/20 () of 27.1.2021

Online on

01.02.2021

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

27.1.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B65D81/05
B31D5/00

Application no.

14718283.6

Keywords

Admissibility of appeal - missing statement of grounds

Application title

THERMAL INSULATION DUNNAGE AND METHOD

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T173820.20210127

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 228 KB)

January 2021

T 1370/15 () of 25.1.2021

Online on

29.01.2021

Board

3.5.04

Decision date

25.1.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04N5/445
H04N5/50
H04N5/46

Application no.

09168309.4

Keywords

Novelty - main and auxiliary requests (yes)
Inventive step - main and auxiliary requests (no)
Inventive step - introduction of new ex officio common general knowledge (yes, to the extent that the board is knowledgeable from its experience)

Application title

Broadcast processing apparatus and control method thereof

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T137015.20210125

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 658 KB)
T 1732/15 () of 5.10.2020

Online on

29.01.2021

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

5.10.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H03K3/356
G06F9/38

Application no.

08006405.8

Keywords

Late-filed requests
Late-filed request - main request and auxiliary requests I and II
Late-filed request - justification for late filing (yes)
Amendments - main request and auxiliary requests I and II
Amendments - allowable (no)

Application title

Sequential circuit element including a single clocked transistor

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T173215.20201005

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 443 KB)
T 2101/16 () of 14.10.2020

Online on

29.01.2021

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

14.10.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A24C5/47
B05C1/08

Application no.

10152227.4

Keywords

Ausreichende Offenbarung - (ja)
Änderungen - Erweiterung des Patentanspruchs (nein)
Neuheit - (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)
Verspätetes Vorbringen - unter Artikel 13(1) VOBK 2000 nicht zugelassen

Application title

Beleimung von Materialstreifen der Tabak verarbeitenden Industrie

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T210116.20201014

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 643 KB)
T 2306/16 (NGAL for detection of acute renal failure/ANTIBODYSHOP) of 13.10.2020

Online on

29.01.2021

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

13.10.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01N33/68

Application no.

07785730.8

Keywords

Novelty - main request and auxiliary requests 1 and 2 (no)
Novelty - auxiliary request 3 (yes)
Amendments - allowable, auxiliary request 3 (yes)
Sufficiency of disclosure - auxiliary request 3 (yes)
Inventive step - auxiliary request 3 (yes)

Application title

DIAGNOSTIC TEST TO EXCLUDE SIGNIFICANT RENAL INJURY

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T230616.20201013

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 436 KB)
T 0632/17 () of 25.1.2021

Online on

29.01.2021

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

25.1.2021

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B23Q1/70
B23Q3/12
B23Q3/157

Application no.

08000527.5

Keywords

Spät eingereichte Tatsachen - zugelassen (nein)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)

Application title

Kupplungseinrichtung und Kupplungselement für Werkzeughalter oder Werkstückspanneinrichtungen

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T063217.20210125

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 445 KB)
T 2310/17 () of 30.9.2020

Online on

29.01.2021

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

30.9.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08F2/00
C08F2/01
C08F10/00
C08F2/14
C08F210/14
B01J19/18
B01J8/00

Application no.

03755827.7

Keywords

Inventive step (no)
Inventive step - all requests

Application title

POLYMERIZATION REACTIOR HAVING LARGE LENGTH/DIAMETER RATIO

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T231017.20200930

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 608 KB)
T 1751/18 () of 18.11.2020

Online on

29.01.2021

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

18.11.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B60T7/04
B60T8/40

Application no.

12743463.7

Keywords

erfinderische Tätigkeit (Hauptantrag: nein; Hilfsantrag 2: ja)
Zulässigkeit (Hilfsantrag 1: nein)

Application title

BREMSBETÄTIGUNGSEINHEIT

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T175118.20201118

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 375 KB)
T 1668/19 () of 2.11.2020

Online on

29.01.2021

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

2.11.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A61C8/00

Application no.

06790255.1

Keywords

-

Application title

ZAHNIMPLANTAT

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T166819.20201102

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 347 KB)
T 1213/15 (External interface/JOHNSON & JOHNSON) of 13.1.2021

Online on

28.01.2021

Board

3.5.06

Decision date

13.1.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F21/00
G06F21/24

Application no.

08825892.6

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)
Inventive step - closest prior art
Inventive step - skilled person

Application title

EXTERNAL INTERFACE ACCESS CONTROL

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T121315.20210113

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 329 KB)
T 0916/16 (Compositions of glycopyrronium salt for inhalation / NOVARTIS) of 15.12.2020

Online on

28.01.2021

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

15.12.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K9/00
A61K9/12
A61K9/14
A61K31/40

Application no.

07764925.9

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)
Late-filed document - admitted (no)

Application title

COMPOSITIONS OF GLYCOPYRRONIUM SALT FOR INHALATION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T091616.20201215

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 351 KB)
T 1246/16 () of 29.10.2020

Online on

28.01.2021

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

29.10.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C23C22/34
C23C22/36
C23C22/73
B21D22/20
B21D51/26

Application no.

07727286.2

Keywords

Inventive step - reasonable expectation of success (yes)
Inventive step - obvious modification
Late-filed auxiliary requests - justification for late filing (no)
Late-filed auxiliary requests - request clearly allowable (no)

Application title

METHOD FOR COATING OF METALLIC COIL OR SHEETS FOR PRODUCING CONTAINERS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T124616.20201029

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 328 KB)
T 1428/16 () of 13.1.2021

Online on

28.01.2021

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

13.1.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K31/56
A61K31/567
A61K31/57
A61K31/138
A61P15/18
A61P25/24
A61K31/565
A61K45/06

Application no.

02782404.4

Keywords

Basis of decision - text or agreement to text withdrawn by patent proprietor
Basis of decision - patent revoked
Reimbursement of appeal fee - withdrawal of appeal

Application title

ORAL CONTRACEPTIVES TO PREVENT PREGNANCY AND DIMINISH PREMENSTRUAL SYMPTOMATOLOGY

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T142816.20210113

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 245 KB)
T 2013/16 () of 11.1.2021

Online on

28.01.2021

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

11.1.2021

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B22C1/18

Application no.

05783967.2

Keywords

Grundlage der Entscheidung - Widerruf des Patents auf Antrag des Patentinhabers

Application title

FORMSTOFFMISCHUNG ZUR HERSTELLUNG VON GIESSFORMEN FÜR DIE METALLVERARBEITUNG

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T201316.20210111

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 240 KB)
T 2124/16 () of 27.11.2020

Online on

28.01.2021

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

27.11.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B22D11/04
B22D11/16
B22D11/18
B22D11/20
B22D11/041

Application no.

09761302.0

Keywords

Ausreichende Offenbarung - (nein)

Application title

VERFAHREN ZUR VORHERSAGE DER ENTSTEHUNG VON LÄNGSRISSEN BEIM STRANGGIESSEN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T212416.20201127

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 290 KB)
T 1175/17 () of 25.1.2021

Online on

28.01.2021

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

25.1.2021

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C09D175/04
C08L75/04

Application no.

06011177.0

Keywords

Änderungen - zulässig (ja)
Zurückverweisung - besondere Gründe für Zurückverweisung

Application title

Oligocarbonat-haltige Beschichtungsmittel für kratzfeste Decklacke

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T117517.20210125

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 330 KB)
T 0572/18 () of 2.12.2020

Online on

28.01.2021

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

2.12.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F04C18/344

Application no.

06400014.4

Keywords

Änderungen - Zwischenverallgemeinerung
Neuheit - (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)
Ausreichende Offenbarung - (ja)
Spät eingereichte Beweismittel - zugelassen (nein)

Application title

Vakuumpumpe

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T057218.20201202

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 403 KB)
T 1103/18 () of 9.12.2020

Online on

28.01.2021

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

9.12.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F02B37/18
F16K1/20
F01D17/10

Application no.

13183258.6

Keywords

Grounds for opposition - added subject-matter (no)
Grounds for opposition - insufficiency of disclosure (no)
Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)
Late-filed evidence - admitted (no)
Amendment to appeal case - exercise of discretion

Application title

Turbine wastegate

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T110318.20201209

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 422 KB)
T 1915/18 () of 9.12.2020

Online on

28.01.2021

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

9.12.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G02B27/01

Application no.

15193205.0

Keywords

-

Application title

SHORT-DISTANCE OPTICAL AMPLIFICATION MODULE AND NEAR-EYE DISPLAY OPTICAL MODULE USING THE SAME

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T191518.20201209

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 304 KB)
T 1636/15 (Hepatocyte preparation/CELSIS) of 21.10.2020

Online on

27.01.2021

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

21.10.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12N5/071

Application no.

06739994.9

Keywords

Patent as granted - claimed subject-matter extends beyond the content of the application as filed (yes)

Application title

NOVEL CELLULAR COMPOSITIONS AND METHODS FOR THEIR PREPARATION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T163615.20201021

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 345 KB)
T 0798/17 () of 21.1.2021

Online on

27.01.2021

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

21.1.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A01N37/10
A61K31/19
A61P29/02

Application no.

10840130.8

Keywords

Amendments - added subject-matter

Application title

TREATING CRITICALLY ILL PATIENTS WITH INTRAVENOUS IBUPROFEN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T079817.20210121

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 308 KB)
T 0552/14 (Queue message/TICKETMASTER) of 12.1.2021

Online on

26.01.2021

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

12.1.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06Q30/00

Application no.

06739187.0

Keywords

Inventive step - making queuing more efficient (no
Inventive step - not technical)

Application title

APPARATUS AND METHODS FOR PROVIDING QUEUE MESSAGING OVER A NETWORK

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T055214.20210112

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 311 KB)
T 1115/15 (Power saving for wireless communication/UNWIRED) of 20.1.2021

Online on

26.01.2021

Board

3.5.06

Decision date

20.1.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F1/26
G06F1/32

Application no.

02257546.8

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)
Amendment to appeal case
Amendment after summons - exceptional circumstances (no)
Amendment after summons - cogent reasons (no)
Amendment after summons - taken into account (no)
Amendment after summons - auxiliary request 4

Application title

Portable computer apparatus with power saving for wireless communication module

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T111515.20210120

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 369 KB)
T 2199/16 (Leistungsmessung / Rohde & Schwarz) of 26.11.2020

Online on

26.01.2021

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

26.11.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G01R27/28
G01R31/28

Application no.

08851227.2

Keywords

Änderung des Beschwerdevorbringens - rechtfertigende Gründe des Beteiligten (ja)
Änderung des Beschwerdevorbringens - Eignung der Änderung zur Lösung der aufgeworfenen Fragen (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Kombinationserfindung (nein)

Application title

LEISTUNGSMESSUNG MIT EINEM SIGNALGENERATOR

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T219916.20201126

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 383 KB)
T 1524/17 (Variable voltage regulator/ROSEMOUNT) of 12.1.2021

Online on

26.01.2021

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

12.1.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G05B19/042
G08C19/02

Application no.

09720904.3

Keywords

Oral proceedings before the board: held by videoconference with the parties' consent
Added subject-matter - main request (no): no need for a description-based claim interpretation
Amendments occasioned by a ground for opposition
Amendments - main request (yes)
Remittal to the opposition division for further prosecution
Remittal - (yes): remaining opposition grounds not yet examined

Application title

Variable liftoff voltage process field device

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T152417.20210112

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 320 KB)
T 0784/18 () of 21.1.2021

Online on

26.01.2021

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

21.1.2021

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A61K8/41
A61K8/49
A61Q5/10

Application no.

07001943.5

Keywords

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

Application title

Entwickler-Kuppler-Kombination

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T078418.20210121

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 268 KB)
T 1081/19 (Controlling participation in a wireless network/CANON) of 21.1.2021

Online on

26.01.2021

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

21.1.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04W76/00

Application no.

07713807.1

Keywords

Decision in written proceedings: no oral proceedings requested
Added subject-matter - (yes): unallowable generalisation

Application title

Communication apparatus and method

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T108119.20210121

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 290 KB)
T 0407/15 (Protein-binding contrast agent for MRI / The University of Western … of 27.10.2020

Online on

25.01.2021

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

27.10.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01R33/48
G01R33/38
G01R33/381
A61K49/10
G01R33/50
G01R33/44

Application no.

09719907.9

Keywords

Priority - transfer of priority right
Priority - no evidence provided
Inventive step - (no)

Application title

SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR MAGNETIC RESONANCE IMAGING

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T040715.20201027

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 399 KB)
T 0401/16 (Bilayer pharmaceutical tablet / BOEHRINGER INGELHEIM) of 5.11.2020

Online on

25.01.2021

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

5.11.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K9/16
A61K9/20
A61K31/635
A61K31/54
A61K31/495
A61K31/415

Application no.

10179142.4

Keywords

Late-filed evidence - admittance of documents filed in appeal proceedings
Amendments - extension beyond the content of the (earliest) application as filed (no)
Sufficiency of disclosure - (yes)
Public prior use - (no)
Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

Bilayer pharmaceutical tablet comprising telmisartan and a diuretic

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T040116.20201105

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 448 KB)
T 1298/16 () of 19.1.2021

Online on

25.01.2021

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

19.1.2021

Proc. language

FR

IPC

A45D40/26
A46B9/02
A46B15/00

Application no.

08787998.7

Keywords

Motifs d'opposition - exposé insuffisant (non),
Preuves produites tardivement - recevable (oui),
Renvoi - (oui),

Application title

APPLICATEUR POUR APPLIQUER UN PRODUIT SUR LES CILS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T129816.20210119

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 337 KB)
T 1581/16 () of 20.1.2021

Online on

25.01.2021

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

20.1.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06Q10/00
G07F17/16
G07F9/02

Application no.

04810469.9

Keywords

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

Application title

DISTRIBUTED SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR COLOR COORDINATION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T158116.20210120

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 544 KB)
T 1693/16 () of 20.1.2021

Online on

25.01.2021

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

20.1.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06Q10/00

Application no.

04810576.1

Keywords

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

Application title

DATA STRUCTURE FOR A METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR COORDINATING COLORS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T169316.20210120

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 544 KB)
T 2632/16 (Method for stimulating the intestinal flora in infants delivered by … of 15.1.2021

Online on

25.01.2021

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

15.1.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A23L33/00
A61K31/702
A23C9/20
A23L33/135

Application no.

09011197.2

Keywords

Basis of decision - text or agreement to text withdrawn by patent proprietor
Basis of decision - patent revoked
Reimbursement of appeal fee at 25%
Reimbursement of appeal fee - withdrawal of appeal before decision announced at oral proceedings (yes)

Application title

Method for stimulating the intestinal flora in infants delivered by caesarean section

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T263216.20210115

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 237 KB)
T 0507/17 (JANUS KINASE INHIBITORS) of 19.11.2020

Online on

25.01.2021

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

19.11.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07D487/04
A61K31/519

Application no.

08770794.9

Keywords

Late-filed objections
Late-filed objection - admitted (no)
Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)
Priority - (yes)
Insufficiency of disclosure (no)

Application title

SALTS OF THE JANUS KINASE INHIBITOR (R)-3-(4-(7H-PYRROLO(2,3-D)PYRIMIDIN-4-YL)-1H-PYRAZOL-1-YL)-3-CYCLOPENTYLPROPANENITRILE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T050717.20201119

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 483 KB)
T 1895/17 (Ring-shaped microphone indicator/Bosch) of 8.12.2020

Online on

25.01.2021

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

8.12.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04R27/00

Application no.

05100490.1

Keywords

Oral proceedings before the board: held by videoconference upon request
Inventive step - all requests (no): mixture of technical and non-technical features
Inventive step - presentation of information

Application title

Conference system

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T189517.20201208

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 430 KB)
T 2245/17 (Filter/Witzenmann) of 17.11.2020

Online on

25.01.2021

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

17.11.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B01D46/10
B01D46/00
F16L55/24
B01D35/02

Application no.

12171658.3

Keywords

Neuheit - (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)

Application title

Filter zum Einsetzen in eine fluidführende Rohrleitung

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T224517.20201117

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 338 KB)
T 2278/17 () of 12.11.2020

Online on

25.01.2021

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

12.11.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B23B51/04
B23P15/28

Application no.

04725624.3

Keywords

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

Application title

EINLIPPENBOHRER UND VERFAHREN ZU DESSEN HERSTELLUNG

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T227817.20201112

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 379 KB)
T 2537/18 () of 11.1.2021

Online on

25.01.2021

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

11.1.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F16H3/089

Application no.

12784307.6

Keywords

Sufficiency of disclosure - (yes)
Amendments - allowable (yes)
Remittal - special reasons for remittal

Application title

TRANSMISSION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T253718.20210111

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 314 KB)
T 1701/15 (MANAGING USE OF STORAGE BY MULTIPLE PAGEABLE GUESTS OF A COMPUTING … of 11.1.2021

Online on

22.01.2021

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

11.1.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F11/07

Application no.

09714605.4

Keywords

Claims - clarity after amendment (yes)
Amendments - added subject-matter (no)
Appeal decision - remittal to the department of first instance (yes)

Application title

MANAGING USE OF STORAGE BY MULTIPLE PAGEABLE GUESTS OF A COMPUTING ENVIRONMENT

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T170115.20210111

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 310 KB)
T 0456/17 () of 22.10.2020

Online on

22.01.2021

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

22.10.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B29D30/06
B29C33/20

Application no.

11151960.9

Keywords

Admissibility of appeal - appeal sufficiently substantiated (no)

Application title

Tire vulcanizer

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T045617.20201022

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 407 KB)
T 0523/17 () of 30.11.2020

Online on

22.01.2021

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

30.11.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08F230/02
C08F220/38

Application no.

10800824.4

Keywords

Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - Main request, Auxiliary request 1 (No)
Inventive step - auxiliary request 2 (yes)
Amendments - allowable (yes)
Claims - clarity (yes)

Application title

NETWORK COPOLYMER CROSSLINKED COMPOSITIONS AND METHODS OF MAKING THE SAME

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T052317.20201130

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 498 KB)
T 2710/17 () of 15.12.2020

Online on

22.01.2021

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

15.12.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B23D33/00
B23D15/14
B23B29/04
B23B27/04
B23B27/10

Application no.

12191349.5

Keywords

Novelty - main request (no)
Amendments in an auxiliary request
Amendments - intermediate generalisation (yes)
Auxiliary requests not admitted because they could have been filed in the first instance proceedings (yes)
Amendment to appeal case - justification by party (yes)
Amendment to appeal case - amendment detrimental to procedural economy (no)
Amendment to appeal case - suitability of amendment to resolve issues raised (yes)
Inventive step - auxiliary request
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

Cutting assembly

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T271017.20201215

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 646 KB)
T 1796/18 () of 24.11.2020

Online on

22.01.2021

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

24.11.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G01D5/14

Application no.

11790891.3

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (nein)

Application title

VERFAHREN UND VORRICHTUNG ZUR BESTIMMUNG EINER ERKENNUNGSSCHWELLE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T179618.20201124

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 347 KB)
T 1524/19 () of 2.12.2020

Online on

22.01.2021

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

2.12.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B62D65/18
B23K37/047
B23K37/04
B62D65/02

Application no.

11708725.4

Keywords

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

Application title

VERFAHREN ZUM BETRIEB EINES FERTIGUNGSSYSTEMS ZUM FÜGEN UND FERTIGUNGSSYSTEM ZUM FÜGEN VON VORMONTIERTEN STRUKTUREN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T152419.20201202

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 495 KB)
T 1553/15 (Rabbit skin extract/VANWORLD (RUGAO)) of 28.9.2020

Online on

21.01.2021

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

28.9.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K35/12
A61K35/36
A61P25/04
A61P29/00

Application no.

03770855.9

Keywords

Exceptions to patentability - (yes) animal suffering not commensurate with benefit for mankind

Application title

RABBIT SKIN COMPRISING BIOLOGICAL ACTIVE SUBSTANCE AND ITS USE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T155315.20200928

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 310 KB)
T 2266/15 () of 10.12.2020

Online on

21.01.2021

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

10.12.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01N15/14
C12N5/00
A61D19/00

Application no.

10183913.2

Keywords

Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

Apparatus and methods for providing sex-sorted animal sperm

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T226615.20201210

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 281 KB)
T 0213/16 (Wireless stereo reception for hearing devices/STARKEY) of 10.12.2020

Online on

21.01.2021

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

10.12.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04R25/00

Application no.

07254947.0

Keywords

Oral proceedings before the board
Oral proceedings - held by videoconference upon request
Admittance of requests filed after or with the grounds of appeal - main and second auxiliary requests (no): "fresh case" and no appropriate reaction to appealed decision
Inventive step - first auxiliary request (no)

Application title

Wireless system for hearing communication devices providing wireless stereo reception modes

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T021316.20201210

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 385 KB)
T 0389/16 (Bevorzugte Signalbehandlung/KUKA) of 18.12.2020

Online on

21.01.2021

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

18.12.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G05B19/406

Application no.

06829788.6

Keywords

Mündliche Verhandlung vor der Kammer
Mündliche Verhandlung - als Videokonferenz mit Einverständnis der Beteiligten
Neuheit - Hauptantrag und Hilfsanträge 0, 1, 1A (nein): breitestmögliche Auslegung von "bevorzugt behandelt"
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hilfsanträge 2, 2A, 3, 4 (nein)

Application title

Vorrichtung zum Steuern mindestens einer Maschine

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T038916.20201218

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 346 KB)
T 0992/16 () of 27.11.2020

Online on

21.01.2021

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

27.11.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61B5/00
A61B5/145
A61B5/15
A61B5/151
A61B5/157

Application no.

06764480.7

Keywords

Novelty (yes)
Inventive step (yes)
Amendments to the description in accordance with Rule 80 EPC (yes)
Apportionment of costs - abuse of procedure (no)

Application title

HEALTH MONITORING DEVICE AND METHOD

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T099216.20201127

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 435 KB)
T 0993/16 () of 12.1.2021

Online on

21.01.2021

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

12.1.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G02B21/36
G06T5/50
G01N21/64

Application no.

10250910.6

Keywords

Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

Fluorescence imaging

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T099316.20210112

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 277 KB)
T 1691/18 (Process of incorporating additives into vinylidene chloride polymers/ … of 30.11.2020

Online on

21.01.2021

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

30.11.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08J3/21
C08J3/12
C08L27/08
C08K3/26
C08K5/1515
C08K5/17
C08L23/30
C08L83/04
C08L91/06

Application no.

12766779.8

Keywords

Inventive step - main request (yes)

Application title

PROCESS OF INCORPORATING ADDITIVES INTO VINYLIDENE CHLORIDE POLYMERS WITHOUT THE USE OF A BLENDER

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T169118.20201130

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 292 KB)
T 1481/19 () of 20.10.2020

Online on

21.01.2021

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

20.10.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B65G17/34
B65G17/46

Application no.

16150974.0

Keywords

Änderungen - zulässig (nein)
Spät eingereichte Hilfsanträge - zugelassen (nein)
Spät eingereichte Hilfsanträge - Hilfsanträge wurden im Prüfungsverfahren zurückgenommen und hätten dort zur Entscheidung gestellt werden können
Niederschrift über mündliche Verhandlung vor der Prüfungsabteilung
Niederschrift über mündliche Verhandlung - Antrag auf Korrektur der Niederschrift (nein)
Widerlegbare Vermutung der Richtigkeit der Niederschrift über die mündliche Verhandlung - Sofern eine Partei meint, die Verhandlungsniederschrift sei unvollständig oder fehlerhaft, da diese wesentliche Ausführungen nicht oder fälschlicherweise enthalte, obliegt es ihr, zur Wahrung ihrer Rechte bei dem zuständigen Organ eine entsprechende Protokollberichtigung zu beantragen (Nr. 2.3 der Gründe).

Application title

TRANSPORTVORRICHTUNG

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T148119.20201020

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 394 KB)
T 0892/15 () of 4.12.2020

Online on

20.01.2021

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

4.12.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A61M5/315

Application no.

07785091.5

Keywords

Änderungen
Ausreichende Offenbarung
Klarheit
Neuheit

Application title

INJEKTIONSVORRICHTUNG MIT KLAUENSICHERUNG

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T089215.20201204

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 538 KB)
T 1667/16 () of 17.11.2020

Online on

20.01.2021

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

17.11.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F01M13/04

Application no.

07788217.3

Keywords

Neuheit - (nein)
Änderung des Beschwerdevorbringens - Ermessensausübung
Änderung des Beschwerdevorbringens - rechtfertigende Gründe des Beteiligten (nein)
Änderung des Beschwerdevorbringens - Änderung gibt Anlass zu neuen Einwänden (ja)
Änderung des Beschwerdevorbringens - Änderung der Verfahrensökonomie abträglich (ja)

Application title

VORRICHTUNG ZUR ABSCHEIDUNG VON FLÜSSIGKEITEN AUS GASEN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T166716.20201117

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 349 KB)
T 1866/16 (Probiotic compositions/MOORE) of 11.1.2021

Online on

20.01.2021

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

11.1.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12N1/20
A61K35/74

Application no.

08841594.8

Keywords

Main request - admission (no);
Auxiliary request 1 - admission new objection (yes);
Auxiliary request 1 - added subject-matter (yes);
Reimbursement of the appeal fee (no);

Application title

PROBIOTIC COMPOSITIONS AND METHODS FOR INDUCING AND SUPPORTING WEIGHT LOSS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T186616.20210111

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 383 KB)
T 2277/16 (Stable frozen lactic acid bacteria/CHR. HANSEN) of 1.12.2020

Online on

20.01.2021

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

1.12.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12N1/00
C12N1/04

Application no.

04703147.1

Keywords

Main request - Novelty (no)
Auxiliary request 3 - Added subject-matter (no), Inventive step (no)
Auxiliary request 7 - Inventive step (no)

Application title

Storage stable frozen lactic acid bacteria culture

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T227716.20201201

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 533 KB)
T 2030/17 (Distributed mapping database/ZTE) of 22.12.2020

Online on

20.01.2021

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

22.12.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04L12/42

Application no.

10799373.5

Keywords

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

Application title

SYSTEM FOR NETWORK DEPLOYMENT AND METHOD FOR MAPPING AND DATA FORWARDING THEREOF

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T203017.20201222

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 323 KB)
T 2500/17 (Inputting information in 3D space / Samsung) of 11.12.2020

Online on

20.01.2021

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

11.12.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F3/01

Application no.

07123111.2

Keywords

Abridged reasons for decision - agreement with finding of deparment of first instance
Amendments - disclosure in drawings
Amendments - added subject-matter (yes)
Novelty - (no)
Inventive step - auxiliary request (no)

Application title

Information input device and method and medium for inputting information in 3D space

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T250017.20201211

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 284 KB)
T 0678/18 (Einstellbare Ventil-Ruheöffnung/DANFOSS) of 14.1.2021

Online on

20.01.2021

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

14.1.2021

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G05D16/06
F24D10/00
F16K7/12

Application no.

07700167.5

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)

Application title

Ventilanordnung zum Anschließen eines Wärmetauschers einer Wasserentnahmevorrichtung an ein Fernwärmenetz

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T067818.20210114

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 642 KB)
T 0371/19 () of 16.11.2020

Online on

20.01.2021

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

16.11.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F04C15/00
F04C14/22

Application no.

10158810.1

Keywords

Inventive step - (yes)
Inventive step - could-would approach

Application title

Sealing for the control chamber of a variable displacement lubricant pump

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T037119.20201116

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 306 KB)
T 1573/20 (Missing statement of grounds of appeal) of 11.1.2021

Online on

20.01.2021

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

11.1.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A01N43/80
A01P13/02
A01N25/02
A01N25/04

Application no.

14195416.4

Keywords

Admissibility of appeal - missing statement of grounds
Request for oral proceedings - clearly inadmissible appeal

Application title

Use of 3-isoxazolidinones as selective herbicides in grass and brassica crops

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T157320.20210111

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 261 KB)
J 0009/18 () of 15.10.2020

Online on

19.01.2021

Board

3.1.01

Decision date

15.10.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A23G9/08
A23G9/22
A23G9/28

Application no.

15191492.6

Keywords

Substantial procedural violation - violation of the right to be heard (yes)
Remittal to the department of first instance
Remittal - fundamental deficiency in first instance proceedings (yes)
Reimbursement of appeal fee - (yes)

Application title

MACHINE FOR MAKING AND DISPENSING LIQUID AND/OR SEMI-LIQUID FOOD PRODUCTS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:J000918.20201015

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 313 KB)
T 1069/14 () of 4.12.2020

Online on

19.01.2021

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

4.12.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

H01F41/06

Application no.

07718405.9

Keywords

Einspruch - zulässig (ja)
Offenkundige Vorbenutzung - mangelnde Neuheit (ja, Hauptantrag, Hilfsantrag 1)
Offenkundige Vorbenutzung - Neuheit, erfinderische Tätigkeit (ja, Hilfsantrag 2)

Application title

Vorrichtung zum Bewickeln eines Spulenkerns

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T106914.20201204

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 526 KB)
T 1633/15 (Ohrpassstück mit Adapterdichtung/SIVANTOS) of 22.12.2020

Online on

19.01.2021

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

22.12.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

H04R25/00

Application no.

08103977.8

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja): nächstliegender Stand der Technik führt von der beanspruchten Lösung weg

Application title

Ohrpassstück mit Adapterdichtung

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T163315.20201222

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 370 KB)
T 0628/16 (Blasformmaschine/KRONES) of 30.11.2020

Online on

19.01.2021

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

30.11.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G05B19/409

Application no.

10175180.8

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - alle Anträge (nein): Juxtaposition von trivialen Merkmalen
Vorlage an die Große Beschwerdekammer - Bestimmung des nächstliegenden Stands der Technik und der Fachperson (nein): Beantwortung der Vorlagefragen nicht erforderlich

Application title

Vorrichtung zum Behandeln von Behältnissen mit mobiler Anzeige

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T062816.20201130

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 427 KB)
T 1969/16 () of 4.11.2020

Online on

19.01.2021

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

4.11.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G07D7/00

Application no.

03728904.8

Keywords

Withdrawal of opposition - continuation of the proceedings on own motion
Sufficiency of disclosure - (no)
Late filed requests - admitted (no) - not addressing outstanding issues

Application title

VISIBLE AUTHENTICATION PATTERNS FOR PRINTED DOCUMENT

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T196916.20201104

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Decision text in EN (PDF, 423 KB)
T 2533/16 (Dichtungsartikel/FRAUNHOFER-GESELLSCHAFT) of 16.11.2020

Online on

19.01.2021

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

16.11.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C08J7/00
B05D7/24

Application no.

09765885.0

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit (Hauptantrag, 1. bis 3. Hilfsantrag)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - naheliegende Alternative
Änderung nach Ladung - außergewöhnliche Umstände (nein)
Rückzahlung der Beschwerdegebühr - angefochtene Entscheidung ausreichend begründet (ja)

Application title

DICHTUNGSARTIKEL

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T253316.20201116

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 464 KB)
T 2653/16 () of 11.1.2021

Online on

19.01.2021

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

11.1.2021

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G07D11/00
G07D7/18

Application no.

03763797.2

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - nach Änderung
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)

Application title

VERFAHREN FÜR EINSTELLUNG EINER BANKNOTENBEARBEITUNGSMASCHINE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T265316.20210111

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 321 KB)
T 0223/17 () of 19.10.2020

Online on

19.01.2021

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

19.10.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B29C47/06
B29C47/20
B29C61/06

Application no.

10707411.4

Keywords

Amendments - added subject-matter (no)
Sufficiency of disclosure (yes)
Novelty (yes)
Inventive step (yes)
Admittance of new inventive step objection (yes)

Application title

Multilayer, heat-shrinkable film comprising a plurality of microlayers and method for its fabrication

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T022317.20201019

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 550 KB)
T 0683/17 () of 3.12.2020

Online on

19.01.2021

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

3.12.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G07F17/32
G07C15/00

Application no.

14157712.2

Keywords

Inventive step - main request (no)
Auxiliary Requests - not substantiated - not admitted

Application title

Gaming system

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T068317.20201203

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 438 KB)
T 1649/17 (Sprühgetrocknete Wasch- oder Reinigungsmittelprodukte / Henkel) of 14.1.2021

Online on

19.01.2021

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

14.1.2021

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C11D1/02
C11D3/08
C11D3/37
C11D11/02

Application no.

09722712.8

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (nein)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - alle Anträge

Application title

SPRÜHGETROCKNETE WASCH- ODER REINIGUNGSMITTELPRODUKTE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T164917.20210114

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 362 KB)
T 2490/17 () of 23.10.2020

Online on

19.01.2021

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

23.10.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08L69/00
C08L55/02

Application no.

10702996.9

Keywords

Novelty - (yes)
Admittance of experimental report - (yes)
Inventive step - (no) Main request and auxiliary requests 1 to 4
Admittance of auxiliary requests 5 and 6 - (no)

Application title

POLYCARBONATE MOLDING COMPOSITIONS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T249017.20201023

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 559 KB)
T 2170/14 (Vorimprägnat/SCHOELLER) of 18.11.2020

Online on

18.01.2021

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

18.11.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B44C5/04
D21H17/28
D21H17/35
D21H17/37
D21H17/67
D21H19/58
D21H27/26

Application no.

08761274.3

Keywords

Einspruchsgründe - mangelhafte Offenbarung (nein)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)

Application title

VORIMPRÄGNAT

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T217014.20201118

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 384 KB)
T 0334/17 (Gas-barrier shring films/CRYOVAC) of 16.11.2020

Online on

18.01.2021

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

16.11.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B32B27/34
B32B27/30
B32B27/08
B65D65/40

Application no.

06004057.3

Keywords

Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

Gas-barrier shrink films and their use in deep-drawing applications

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T033417.20201116

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 324 KB)
T 1612/17 (IMSI broker/TRUPHONE) of 11.1.2021

Online on

18.01.2021

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

11.1.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04W8/18
H04W8/24
H04W60/06
H04W60/00

Application no.

10775863.3

Keywords

Decision in written proceedings: no oral proceedings requested
Added subject-matter - (yes): intermediate generalisation

Application title

Subscriber identification management broker for fixed/mobile networks

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T161217.20210111

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 302 KB)
T 2273/17 (Blue glasses/Vitro) of 22.10.2020

Online on

18.01.2021

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

22.10.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C03C17/34
C03C17/42
B32B9/00
C03C3/087
C03C4/02
C03C4/08

Application no.

10010542.8

Keywords

Late-filed requests
Late-filed request - suitability to resolve the issues (no)

Application title

Limited visible transmission blue glasses

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T227317.20201022

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 321 KB)
T 0145/18 () of 16.12.2020

Online on

18.01.2021

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

16.12.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C08F2/46
B29C35/08
E03F3/06
F16L55/165

Application no.

12003014.3

Keywords

Ausreichende Offenbarung - (nein)

Application title

Einlegeschlauch zum Auskleiden und Sanieren von Rohrleitungen und Kanälen, insbesondere von Abwasserkanälen

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T014518.20201216

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 288 KB)
T 1285/18 () of 21.12.2020

Online on

18.01.2021

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

21.12.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08F20/06
C08F2/10
A61L15/60

Application no.

04021552.7

Keywords

Sufficiency of disclosure - (no)
Sufficiency of disclosure - main request
Inventive step - (yes)
Inventive step - auxiliary request 1

Application title

Water-absorbent resin having treated surface and process for producing the same

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T128518.20201221

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 400 KB)
T 1916/15 () of 13.10.2020

Online on

15.01.2021

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

13.10.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A23K1/18
B65D21/02
B65D85/72

Application no.

09003473.7

Keywords

Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - main request (no)
Inventive step - auxiliary request (yes)
Abridged reasons for decision - agreement with finding of department of first instance on two issues

Application title

More appealing packaged pet food products

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T191615.20201013

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 382 KB)
T 0743/16 () of 15.9.2020

Online on

15.01.2021

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

15.9.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B02C15/00

Application no.

07819084.0

Keywords

Neuheit - (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)
Rechtliches Gehör - Fernbleiben von der mündlichen Verhandlung

Application title

SICHERHEITSSYSTEM FÜR WÄLZMÜHLEN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T074316.20200915

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 390 KB)
T 1309/16 (Kernschicht aus faserverstärktem thermoplastichem Kunststoff / … of 15.10.2020

Online on

15.01.2021

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

15.10.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B32B5/18
E04C2/22

Application no.

08802022.7

Keywords

Entgegenhaltungen nicht zugelassen von der Einspruchsabteilung : Zum Beschwerdeverfahren nicht zugelassen
Allgemeines Fachwissen eingereicht mit der Beschwerdebegründung und in Erwiderung zur Kammermitteilung : Zum Verfahren zugelassen
Fehlende aktive Beteiligung der Beschwerdegegnerin : kein Grund die Beschwerde stattzugeben
Ausführbarkeit der Erfindung : ja
Neuheit : ja
Erfinderische Tätigkeit : ja
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - rückschauende Betrachtungsweise

Application title

Verbundplatte auf Basis von Hochdruck-Schichtpressstoffplatten (HPL-Platten)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T130916.20201015

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 375 KB)
T 1570/16 () of 5.10.2020

Online on

15.01.2021

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

5.10.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

D21F1/02
D21H23/10
D21H23/20
B01F5/00
B01F5/04
B01J4/00
D21G9/00

Application no.

07709869.7

Keywords

Late-filed document - admitted (no)
Late-filed document - D9-D11' filed for the first time in appeal
Late-filed document - D12-D14 filed after summons to oral proceedings
Novelty - (no)
Novelty - main request
Amendments - added subject-matter (yes)
Amendments - auxiliary request 1
Late-filed auxiliary requests - admitted (no)
Late-filed auxiliary requests - auxiiliary requests 2 and 3
Inventive step - (yes)
Inventive step - patent held in the contested decision to meet the requirements of the EPC

Application title

METHOD AND ARRANGEMENT FOR FEEDING CHEMICALS INTO A PROCESS STREAM

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T157016.20201005

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 395 KB)
T 2046/16 () of 2.12.2020

Online on

15.01.2021

Board

3.5.04

Decision date

2.12.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04N7/173

Application no.

09173259.4

Keywords

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

Application title

Method and apparatus for creating and using video playlists within a network

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T204616.20201202

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 310 KB)
T 0693/17 () of 29.9.2020

Online on

15.01.2021

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

29.9.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B02C4/08
B02C4/32
B02C4/28

Application no.

05784742.8

Keywords

Statement of grounds of appeal - New lines of argument
Statement of grounds of appeal - admitted (no)
Amendment of appellant's case after Board's communication pursuant to Article 15(1) RPBA 2020 - admitted (no)

Application title

MINERAL BREAKER

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T069317.20200929

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 342 KB)
T 0783/17 () of 1.12.2020

Online on

15.01.2021

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

1.12.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A24D1/02

Application no.

07789552.2

Keywords

Amendments - extension beyond the content of the application as filed (no)
Claims - clarity (yes)
Claims - interpretation of ambiguous terms
Remittal - special reasons for remittal

Application title

SLIT BANDED PAPER

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T078317.20201201

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 400 KB)
T 0997/17 () of 1.10.2020

Online on

15.01.2021

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

1.10.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B65G1/04
B65G1/137

Application no.

12156529.5

Keywords

Mündliche Verhandlung - Fernbleiben von der mündlichen Verhandlung
Ausreichende Offenbarung - Ausführbarkeit (ja)
Neuheit - (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)
Spät eingereichtes Dokument - zugelassen (nein)

Application title

Verfahren zum Ermitteln von Fehllagerungen von Arzneimittelpackungen

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T099717.20201001

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 433 KB)
T 1717/17 () of 27.11.2020

Online on

15.01.2021

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

27.11.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A61C13/00

Application no.

11808183.5

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (nein)
Änderung nach Ladung - stichhaltige Gründe (nein)

Application title

VORRICHTUNG UND VERFAHREN ZUR BEARBEITUNG EINES VIRTUELLEN, DREIDIMENSIONALEN ZAHNMODELLS MITTELS EINES VIRTUELLEN WERKZEUGS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T171717.20201127

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 404 KB)
T 0469/18 () of 11.1.2021

Online on

15.01.2021

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

11.1.2021

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B60K17/02
F16H41/24

Application no.

13172603.6

Keywords

Einspruchsgründe - mangelhafte Offenbarung (nein)
Einspruchsgründe - mangelnde Klarheit kein Einspruchsgrund
Änderungen - Erweiterung über den Inhalt der Anmeldung in der eingereichten Fassung hinaus (nein)
Patentansprüche - Klarheit
Patentansprüche - Hauptantrag (ja)
Neuheit - (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)

Application title

Lagerungssystem für ein Antriebssystem

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T046918.20210111

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 327 KB)
T 1493/18 () of 10.12.2020

Online on

15.01.2021

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

10.12.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A47B95/00

Application no.

10708147.3

Keywords

Novelty - main request (no)
Late-filed auxiliary request 1 - request withdrawn before the opposition division
Late-filed auxiliary request 2 - request could have been filed in first instance proceedings (yes)

Application title

RELEASE PREVENTING SYSTEM FOR WALL CUPBOARDS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T149318.20201210

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 330 KB)
T 1826/18 () of 7.12.2020

Online on

15.01.2021

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

7.12.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A24F47/00

Application no.

12750766.3

Keywords

Grounds for opposition - insufficiency of disclosure (no)
Grounds for opposition - lack of novelty (no)
Minutes of oral proceedings - request to record statement in the minutes (refused)
Amendment after summons - exceptional circumstances (no)
Late-filed evidence - admitted (no)

Application title

HEATING SMOKABLE MATERIAL

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T182618.20201207

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 388 KB)
T 0106/19 () of 11.12.2020

Online on

15.01.2021

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

11.12.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A47F5/10
A47B96/14
A47B57/40

Application no.

16193687.7

Keywords

Änderungen - Zwischenverallgemeinerung
Zurückverweisung an die erste Instanz
Zurückverweisung - (ja)

Application title

EINSTECKVORRICHTUNG FÜR EIN REGALSYSTEM ZUR WARENPRÄSENTATION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T010619.20201211

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 296 KB)
T 0398/19 (Température maximale de réductibilité / RHODIA OPERATIONS) of 13.11.2020

Online on

15.01.2021

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

13.11.2020

Proc. language

FR

IPC

B01J21/06
B01J23/10
B01J35/00
B01J37/03
B01D53/94

Application no.

04721217.0

Keywords

Exposé de l'invention suffisant - (oui)
Activité inventive - (oui)

Application title

Composition à base d'oxyde de zirconium et d'oxyde de cérium à température maximale de réductibilité réduite, son procédé de préparation et son utilisation comme catalyseur

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T039819.20201113

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 440 KB)
T 1730/19 () of 7.10.2020

Online on

15.01.2021

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

7.10.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

D21F11/14

Application no.

05736694.0

Keywords

Sufficiency of disclosure - (no)
Late-filed auxiliary requests - requests could have been filed in examination proceedings (yes)

Application title

FABRIC CREPE AND IN FABRIC DRYING PROCESS FOR PRODUCING ABSORBENT SHEET

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T173019.20201007

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 350 KB)
T 1159/16 () of 16.11.2020

Online on

14.01.2021

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

16.11.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A61K8/37
A61K8/89
A61K8/892
A61Q5/06

Application no.

06791747.6

Keywords

Neuheit - Neuheit der Verwendung
Neuheit - zweite (bzw. weitere) nicht medizinische Verwendung
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hauptantrag (ja)

Application title

FETTSÄUREESTER ZUR VERRINGERUNG DER KLEBRIGKEIT VON STYLINGMITTELN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T115916.20201116

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 416 KB)
T 2191/17 (Detergent compositions/The Procter & Gamble Company) of 9.12.2020

Online on

14.01.2021

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

9.12.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C11D3/386
C11D3/50
C11D17/00

Application no.

05025877.1

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)
Inventive step - obvious composition
Inventive step - all claim requests

Application title

Detergent compositions

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T219117.20201209

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 524 KB)
T 1114/15 () of 10.12.2020

Online on

13.01.2021

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

10.12.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

E04B9/00
E04C2/04
E04F13/08

Application no.

05850485.3

Keywords

Neuheit - (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Mischung technischer und nichttechnischer Merkmale
Patentierbare Erfindung - technischer Charakter der Erfindung
Patentierbare Erfindung - (nein)
Einspruchsgründe - verspätet eingereichter Einspruchsgrund
Spät eingereichter Antrag - Umstände der Beschwerdesache rechtfertigen Zulassung (nein)

Application title

LOCHPLATTE AUF BASIS VON GIPS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T111415.20201210

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 441 KB)
T 2097/15 () of 29.9.2020

Online on

13.01.2021

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

29.9.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A01N57/20

Application no.

99944356.7

Keywords

Änderungen
Neuheit
Erfinderische Tätigkeit
Ausreichende Offenbarung
Spät eingereichter Antrag

Application title

HERBIZIDE MITTEL FÜR TOLERANTE ODER RESISTENTE MAISKULTUREN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T209715.20200929

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 529 KB)
T 0966/17 () of 30.10.2020

Online on

13.01.2021

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

30.10.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

E01C19/48

Application no.

12000504.6

Keywords

Neuheit - Hauptantrag (nein)
Schwerwiegender Verfahrensmangel - (nein)
Ermessen bei Zulassung neuer Anträge (ja)

Application title

Strassenfertiger mit steuerbaren Fördereinrichtungen

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T096617.20201030

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 426 KB)
T 0111/18 () of 8.10.2020

Online on

13.01.2021

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

8.10.2020

Proc. language

FR

IPC

A61C8/00

Application no.

12714740.3

Keywords

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

Application title

IMPLANT DENTAIRE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T011118.20201008

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 369 KB)
T 0378/18 () of 7.12.2020

Online on

13.01.2021

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

7.12.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F25B21/02
H01L35/00
H01G9/00
H01G9/08
H01G2/08
H01G4/38
H01G11/72
H01G11/82
H01M10/613
H01M10/625
H01M10/6562
H01M10/6568
H01M10/6572
H01M10/635

Application no.

11717523.2

Keywords

Patentansprüche - funktionelle Merkmale (ja)
Patentansprüche - implizite Merkmale (ja)
Neuheit - (ja)
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Application title

ELEKTRISCHER ENERGIESPEICHER MIT KÜHLVORRICHTUNG

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T037818.20201207

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 363 KB)
T 2529/18 () of 19.10.2020

Online on

13.01.2021

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

19.10.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

E06B9/42
E06B9/24

Application no.

12008299.5

Keywords

Admissibility of appeal - appeal sufficiently substantiated (yes)
Amendments - added subject-matter (yes)
Apportionment of costs - (no)

Application title

Automatic roller blind for roof windows and a method of controlling thereof

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T252918.20201019

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 358 KB)
T 1913/16 (Retargeted endopeptidase assays/ALLERGAN) of 17.9.2020

Online on

12.01.2021

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

17.9.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01N33/50
C12Q1/37

Application no.

10709360.1

Keywords

Admissibility of opposition - legal framework of the opposition
Inventive step - (no)

Application title

IMMUNO-BASED RETARGETED ENDOPEPTIDASE ACTIVITY ASSAYS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T191316.20200917

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 490 KB)
T 1187/16 () of 13.7.2020

Online on

11.01.2021

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

13.7.2020

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G08B25/04
G08B25/00

Application no.

08803225.5

Keywords

Änderungen Hauptantrag und Hilfsanträge 1 bis 3
Änderungen - zulässig (nein)
Hilfsantrag - keine außergewöhnlichen Umstände - in das Beschwerdeverfahren zugelassen (nein)

Application title

Trennvorrichtung mit Energiespeicher für energieführende elektrische Leitung

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T118716.20200713

Distribution

C

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 399 KB)
T 2429/17 () of 11.12.2020

Online on

11.01.2021

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

11.12.2020

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G02F1/1343
G02F1/13363

Application no.

13197983.3

Keywords

Claims - functional features (yes)
Claims - clarity
Claims - first auxiliary request (no)
Amendment after summons - exceptional circumstances (yes)
Amendment to appeal case - amendment gives rise to new objections (yes)
Amendment to appeal case - amendment overcomes issues raised (no)

Application title

Liquid crystal display device with wide-viewing angle

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2020:T242917.20201211

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 376 KB)

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