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.

September 2022

T 0680/19 (Device for manufacturing recycled carbon fibers/CARBON FIBER RECYCLE … of 15.9.2022

Online on

30.09.2022

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

15.9.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08J 11/12
B09B 3/00
F27B 5/04
F27B 5/14
F27B 9/24
F27D 17/00
C10B 57/12
C10B 53/07
C10B 47/46
C10B 47/40
C10B 47/06
B29B 17/02
C01B 31/02
F27D 7/02
F27B 9/20
F27B 9/04
D01F 9/12
B29K 105/06
B29B 17/04

Application no.

12827719.1

Keywords

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

Application title

DEVICE FOR MANUFACTURING RECYCLED CARBON FIBERS, AND METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING RECYCLED CARBON FIBERS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T068019.20220915

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 348 KB)
T 1083/19 (DURABLE SLEEVE BRICKS/Krosakiharima) of 28.7.2022

Online on

30.09.2022

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

28.7.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C04B 35/043
C04B 35/634
C21C 5/46
C22C 29/12
F27D 1/00
B22F 3/24

Application no.

07831266.7

Keywords

Late-filed facts - request could have been filed in first instance proceedings (yes)
Amendments - allowable (yes)
Claims - clarity (yes)
Sufficiency of disclosure - (yes)
Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - main request (no)

Application title

DURABLE SLEEVE BRICKS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T108319.20220728

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 365 KB)
T 1693/19 () of 29.6.2022

Online on

30.09.2022

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

29.6.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

E06B 3/667

Application no.

08102610.6

Keywords

Neuheit - Hauptantrag (nein), Hilfsanträge 1 und 6 (nein)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hilfsanträge 2 und 7 (nein)
Hilfsanträge 8 bis 10 - nicht begründet - Zulassung (nein)

Application title

Steckverbinder

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T169319.20220629

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 363 KB)
T 1085/20 (Fermentation/JUPENG) of 5.7.2022

Online on

30.09.2022

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

5.7.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12N 1/20
C12M 1/34
C12P 7/06

Application no.

14735047.4

Keywords

Novelty - main request (no)
Novelty - implicit disclosure (yes)
Amendments - allowable (no)
Late-filed request - should have been submitted in first-instance proceedings (yes)
Late-filed request - admitted (no)

Application title

CONTROL OF CONDUCTIVITY IN ANAEROBIC FERMENTATION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T108520.20220705

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 399 KB)
T 1188/20 () of 8.7.2022

Online on

30.09.2022

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

8.7.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08L 23/06
C09D 123/06
H01B 3/30

Application no.

11768212.0

Keywords

Sufficiency of disclosure - (yes)
Inventive step - closest prior art
Inventive step - ex post facto analysis
Inventive step - main request (yes)

Application title

RECYCLABLE THERMOPLASTIC INSULATION WITH IMPROVED BREAKDOWN STRENGTH

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T118820.20220708

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 393 KB)
T 0591/22 (Missing statement of grounds/AMGEN) of 23.9.2022

Online on

30.09.2022

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

23.9.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 31/135
A61K 9/28
A61K 9/20
A61P 5/18

Application no.

18175497.9

Keywords

Admissibility of appeal - missing statement of grounds

Application title

RAPID DISSOLUTION FORMULATION OF A CINACALCET HCL

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T059122.20220923

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 248 KB)
T 0691/19 () of 29.6.2022

Online on

29.09.2022

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

29.6.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08G 65/30

Application no.

13719505.3

Keywords

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

Application title

PROCESS FOR THE PRODUCTION OF POLYETHER POLYOLS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T069119.20220629

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 388 KB)
T 1750/19 (Biodegradable polyurethane/POLYNOVO) of 21.9.2022

Online on

29.09.2022

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

21.9.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 31/785
A61L 27/18
A61L 27/58
A61L 31/06
C08G 18/32
C08G 18/10
C08G 18/77
C08G 63/48
C08G 18/66
C08K 5/00
C08K 3/32
C08L 75/04

Application no.

05714307.5

Keywords

Claims - lack of clarity no ground for opposition
Inventive step - non-obvious alternative
Late-filed facts - new objections could have been filed in opposition proceedings (yes)
Reimbursement of appeal fee - substantial procedural violation (no)

Application title

BIODEGRADABLE POLYURETHANE AND POLYURETHANE UREAS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T175019.20220921

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 459 KB)
T 0390/20 () of 9.8.2022

Online on

29.09.2022

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

9.8.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F16F 7/116
F16F 7/14

Application no.

14734196.0

Keywords

Amendments - allowable (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)
Right to be heard - examination procedure
Amendment after summons - taken into account (yes)

Application title

SELF-TUNED MASS DAMPER AND SYSTEM COMPRISING THE SAME

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T039020.20220809

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 711 KB)
T 0549/20 (Mental-snapshot fitting/SONOVA) of 26.9.2022

Online on

29.09.2022

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

26.9.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04R 25/00
G06K 9/00

Application no.

10737533.9

Keywords

Decision in written proceedings - (yes): indication of non-attendance by proprietor - oral proceedings neither necessary nor expedient
Revocation of the patent - (yes): no claims on file

Application title

Visually-based fitting of hearing devices

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T054920.20220926

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 242 KB)
T 0547/21 () of 6.9.2022

Online on

29.09.2022

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

6.9.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B01D 61/58
A23C 9/142
B01D 61/02
B01D 61/14

Application no.

16795084.9

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)

Application title

SYSTEM AND PROCESS FOR INCREASING SOLIDS CONTENT OF SKIM MILK OR WHEY

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T054721.20220906

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 405 KB)
T 1199/21 () of 4.7.2022

Online on

29.09.2022

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

4.7.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08L 9/06
B60C 1/00
C08F 236/06
C12P 5/00
C12P 5/02
C12P 7/16
C08F 136/06
C08F 36/06

Application no.

13823429.9

Keywords

Oral proceedings - change of date (no)
Referral to the Enlarged Board of Appeal - (no)
Amendments - Main request and auxiliary requests 1a-21
Amendments - extension beyond the content of the application as filed (yes)
Amendments - Auxiliary request 22
Amendments - extension beyond the content of the application as filed (no)
Remittal - special reasons for remittal

Application title

METHOD OF PRODUCING RUBBER COMPOSITION FOR TYRES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T119921.20220704

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 538 KB)
T 1770/21 () of 23.9.2022

Online on

29.09.2022

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

23.9.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B82Y 30/00
B29C 70/88
B29C 70/02
B64D 45/02

Application no.

19178923.9

Keywords

Divisional application - subject-matter extends beyond content of earlier application (no)
Divisional application - after amendment
Claims - clarity (yes)
Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

STRUCTURAL FIBRE-REINFORCED COMPONENT WITH LIGHTNING STRIKE PROTECTION BY USING CARBON NANO TUBE MATS AND METALLIC LAYERS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T177021.20220923

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 339 KB)
T 0534/19 (Improved nutritional composition/NESTLÉ) of 12.7.2022

Online on

28.09.2022

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

12.7.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A23L 33/00

Application no.

11797226.5

Keywords

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

Application title

IMPROVED NUTRITIONAL COMPOSITION, ESPECIALLY FOR INFANTS, WITH PARTICULAR FAT PARTICLES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T053419.20220712

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 314 KB)
T 1478/20 (INTELLIGENT MEMORY CONTROLLER / Qualcomm) of 3.6.2022

Online on

28.09.2022

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

3.6.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 13/16
G06F 13/28

Application no.

13777457.6

Keywords

Amendment to appeal case - amendment gives rise to new objections (yes)
Amendments - allowable (no)
Amendments - added subject-matter (yes)

Application title

INTELLIGENT DUAL DATA RATE (DDR) MEMORY CONTROLLER

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T147820.20220603

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 289 KB)
T 0262/17 () of 30.8.2022

Online on

27.09.2022

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

30.8.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

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

Application no.

11155906.8

Keywords

Minutes of oral proceedings - request to correct minutes

Application title

Lubricant compositions for improved engine performance

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T026217.20220830

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 323 KB)
T 0532/17 (Personalisation of image processing workflows/CANON) of 15.9.2022

Online on

27.09.2022

Board

3.5.06

Decision date

15.9.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 9/44
H04N 1/00
H04N 1/32
H04N 1/44

Application no.

08172768.7

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)

Application title

Personalisation of image processing workflows

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T053217.20220915

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 371 KB)
T 0629/19 () of 2.8.2022

Online on

27.09.2022

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

2.8.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61B 5/00

Application no.

11760268.0

Keywords

Sufficiency of disclosure - (yes)
Amendments - extension beyond the content of the application as filed (no)
Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)
Claims - clarity in view of the description
Claims - (yes)
Late-filed facts - objection withdrawn before the opposition division - admitted (no)

Application title

MEDICAL DEVICE INSERTERS AND PROCESSES OF INSERTING AND USING MEDICAL DEVICES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T062919.20220802

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 917 KB)
T 1390/19 () of 24.5.2022

Online on

27.09.2022

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

24.5.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A61L 29/16
A61L 31/16

Application no.

03750586.4

Keywords

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

Application title

MEDIZINISCHE VORRICHTUNG ZUR ARZNEIMITTELABGABE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T139019.20220524

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 412 KB)
T 2136/19 () of 9.8.2022

Online on

27.09.2022

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

9.8.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61B 34/20

Application no.

14704776.5

Keywords

Amendments - added subject-matter (no)
Claims - clarity (yes)
Sufficiency of disclosure - (yes)
Exceptions to patentability - (no)
Remittal - (yes)

Application title

METHOD FOR ASSISTING THE POSITIONING OF A MEDICAL STRUCTURE ON THE BASIS OF TWO-DIMENSIONAL IMAGE DATA

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T213619.20220809

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 412 KB)
T 0023/20 (Fire resistant glazing unit / PYROGUARD UK) of 12.9.2022

Online on

27.09.2022

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

12.9.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B32B 17/10
C09K 21/14
C09K 21/00

Application no.

13708881.1

Keywords

Compliance with the requirements of Article 123(2) EPC - yes
Novelty - yes
Inventive step - yes

Application title

Fire resistant glazing unit

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T002320.20220912

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 421 KB)
T 2615/16 () of 27.6.2022

Online on

26.09.2022

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

27.6.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F16L 5/08
F16L 5/10
E04G 15/06
H02G 3/12

Application no.

11009383.8

Keywords

Einspruchsgründe - mangelhafte Offenbarung (nein), mangelnde Neuheit (nein), mangelnde erfinderische Tätigkeit (nein)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - rückschauende Betrachtungsweise
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - allgemeines Fachwissen
Spät eingereichte Einwände - eingereicht mit der Beschwerdebegründung - zugelassen (nein)
Spät eingereichte Einwände - eingereicht in der mündlichen Verhandlung - zugelassen (teilweise)
Änderung des Beschwerdevorbringens nach Ladung
Änderung des Beschwerdevorbringens - außergewöhnliche Umstände (ja)
Änderung des Beschwerdevorbringens - berücksichtigt (teilweise)

Application title

Verwendung eines Adapterrings zum Einsetzen in ein Rohrelement einer Leitungsdurchführung

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T261516.20220627

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 552 KB)
T 1507/17 (Niveaux de sûreté/AIRBUS) of 19.9.2022

Online on

26.09.2022

Board

3.5.06

Decision date

19.9.2022

Proc. language

FR

IPC

G06F 9/455
G06F 21/24
H04W 12/06

Application no.

10752854.9

Keywords

Nouveauté - (non)
Activité inventive - (non)

Application title

TRAITEMENT AUTOMATISÉ DE DONNÉES MULTI-USAGES, METTANT EN OEUVRE DES FONCTIONS AYANT BESOIN DE DIFFÉRENTS NIVEAUX DE SÛRETÉ OU LIMITES DE RESPONSABILITÉ

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T150717.20220919

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 319 KB)
T 1566/17 () of 20.9.2022

Online on

26.09.2022

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

20.9.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61B 6/03
G06T 11/00

Application no.

09015316.4

Keywords

Claims - clarity (no)

Application title

X-ray computed tomography apparatus, medical image processing apparatus, X-ray computed tomography method, and medical image processing method

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T156617.20220920

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 794 KB)
T 0546/18 (Help information by means of query string/BROTHER) of 26.7.2022

Online on

26.09.2022

Board

3.5.06

Decision date

26.7.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 9/44
G06F 9/445

Application no.

11177130.9

Keywords

Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (no)

Application title

Device and help server

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T054618.20220726

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 383 KB)
T 2027/18 () of 30.6.2022

Online on

26.09.2022

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

30.6.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B41K 3/12
B41K 3/10
B41F 33/00
B41F 13/00

Application no.

12160752.7

Keywords

Amendments - intermediate generalisation (allowable: yes)

Application title

Numbering unit of a numbering device having a releasable indexing mechanism

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T202718.20220630

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 376 KB)
T 2900/18 (Treatment of glomerulonephritis/R-PHARM) of 23.6.2022

Online on

26.09.2022

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

23.6.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07K 16/24
C07K 16/28
A61P 13/12

Application no.

12174216.7

Keywords

Novelty - (no)

Application title

Method for the treatment of glomerulonephritis

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T290018.20220623

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 370 KB)
T 0685/19 () of 21.6.2022

Online on

26.09.2022

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

21.6.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B42D 15/00
B32B 37/20
B42D 25/328
B42D 25/355
B42D 25/00

Application no.

12788322.1

Keywords

Novelty - main request (yes)
Inventive step - main request (yes)
Sufficiency of disclosure - main request (yes)
Amendments - added subject-matter (no)
Amendment occasioned by ground for opposition - (yes)

Application title

METHOD FOR PRODUCING A COMPOSITE WEB AND SECURITY DEVICES PREPARED FROM THE COMPOSITE WEB

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T068519.20220621

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 441 KB)
T 2146/19 (SICHERHEITSELEMENT / BUNDESDRUCKEREI) of 22.8.2022

Online on

26.09.2022

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

22.8.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C09K 11/02
C09K 11/56
C09K 11/62
C09K 11/88
C09K 11/89
B41M 3/14
G07D 7/12

Application no.

10748052.7

Keywords

Angefochtene Entscheidung - begründet (nein)
Angefochtene Entscheidung - wesentlicher Verfahrensmangel (ja)
Zurückverweisung - (ja)
Rückzahlung der Beschwerdegebühr - (ja)

Application title

SICHERHEITSELEMENT MIT FARBUMSCHLAG

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T214619.20220822

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 337 KB)
T 0030/20 (Acrylsäurebasierte Dispergiermittel/BASF) of 21.9.2022

Online on

26.09.2022

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

21.9.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B01F 17/14
C08F 2/38
C08F 20/04

Application no.

12702261.4

Keywords

Änderungen - Erweiterung über den Inhalt der Anmeldung in der eingereichten Fassung hinaus (ja)

Application title

NIEDERMOLEKULARE PHOSPHORHALTIGE POLYACRYLSÄUREN ALS DISPERGIERMITTEL

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T003020.20220921

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 290 KB)
T 1189/17 (Real Time Adaptation for Moving Targets / Varian Medical Systems) of 23.6.2022

Online on

23.09.2022

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

23.6.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61N 5/10

Application no.

09831534.4

Keywords

Novelty - revised main request (no)
Inventive step - revised auxiliary request 2 (no)
Amendment to appeal case - suitability of amendment to resolve issues raised (yes)
Amendment to appeal case - revised main request, revised auxiliary request 2
Amendment to appeal case - suitability of amendment to resolve issues raised (no)
Amendment to appeal case - revised auxiliary requests 1 and 3

Application title

REAL TIME TREATMENT PARAMETER ALGORITHM FOR MOVING TARGETS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T118917.20220623

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 347 KB)
T 0531/18 () of 16.9.2022

Online on

23.09.2022

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

16.9.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B41F 13/004
B41F 33/00

Application no.

09000997.8

Keywords

Entscheidung im schriftlichen Verfahren
Neuheit (nein)

Application title

Druckmaschine und Verfahren zu deren Inbetriebnahme

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T053118.20220916

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 296 KB)
T 0551/18 () of 23.8.2022

Online on

23.09.2022

Board

3.5.04

Decision date

23.8.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04N 21/47
H04N 21/431
G06F 3/048
H04N 21/414
H04N 21/45
G06F 9/44

Application no.

12819650.8

Keywords

Main request - Clarity (no)
First and second auxiliary requests - Admittance (no)

Application title

SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR RENDERING USER INTERFACE ELEMENTS IN ACCORDANCE WITH A DEVICE TYPE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T055118.20220823

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 352 KB)
T 1805/18 (Padding BSR procedure/INNOVATIVE) of 15.9.2022

Online on

23.09.2022

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

15.9.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04W 72/12

Application no.

09005422.2

Keywords

Novelty - (no): "indicating" to be interpreted broadly
Partial reimbursement of the appeal fee at 25% - patent proprietor (yes): withdrawal of appeal before announcement of decision

Application title

Method and apparatus for performing buffer status reporting (BSR)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T180518.20220915

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 346 KB)
T 2715/18 () of 19.9.2022

Online on

23.09.2022

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

19.9.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A01M 1/20
A61L 9/14
A61L 9/03
A61L 9/12

Application no.

04750232.3

Keywords

Inventive step - all requests (no)

Application title

SYSTEM FOR EMITTING VOLATILE COMPOSITIONS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T271518.20220919

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 339 KB)
T 3018/18 () of 2.6.2022

Online on

23.09.2022

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

2.6.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C07C 263/10
C07C 263/20
C07C 265/14

Application no.

06118257.2

Keywords

Teilanmeldung - unzulässige Erweiterung
Teilanmeldung - Hauptantrag (ja)
Teilanmeldung - Hilfsantrag (nein)
Patentansprüche - Klarheit
Patentansprüche - Hilfsantrag (ja)
Ausreichende Offenbarung - Hilfsantrag (ja)
Ausreichende Offenbarung - Beweislastumkehr (nein)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hilfsantrag (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Neuformulierung der technischen Aufgabe
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (nein)

Application title

Verfahren zur Reinigung von Isocyanaten

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T301818.20220602

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 458 KB)
T 1513/20 (Steuerung eines Flash-Speichers/Unify) of 7.9.2022

Online on

23.09.2022

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

7.9.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G06F 3/06

Application no.

13798568.5

Keywords

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

Application title

VERFAHREN ZUR STEUERUNG EINES FLASH-SPEICHERS ZUR MASSENSPEICHERUNG, DER VON EINEM AN EINEN HOST ANSCHLIEßBAREN KOMMUNIKATIONSGERÄT UMFASST IST, UND COMPUTERPROGRAMMPRODUKT ZUR AUSFÜHRUNG DES VERFAHRENS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T151320.20220907

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 361 KB)
T 2049/20 () of 14.7.2022

Online on

23.09.2022

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

14.7.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B60T 7/12
B60T 8/1755
B60T 13/26
B60T 13/38
B60T 13/66
B60T 17/22
B60T 8/24

Application no.

12727599.8

Keywords

erfinderische Tätigkeit (ja)

Application title

VERFAHREN ZUR WARNUNG DES FAHRERS EINES FAHRZEUGES VOR EINEM DROHENDEN UMKIPPEN UND STEUERUNGSEINRICHTUNG DAFÜR

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T204920.20220714

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 314 KB)
T 2071/21 () of 19.9.2022

Online on

23.09.2022

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

19.9.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B60K 6/48
B60W 10/02
B60W 10/06
B60W 10/08
B60W 10/11
B60W 20/40
B60W 20/00
B60W 30/19

Application no.

17716602.2

Keywords

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

Application title

DRIVELINE OF A HYBRID VEHICLE, IN PARTICULAR OF AN INDUSTRIAL OR COMMERCIAL VEHICLE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T207121.20220919

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 302 KB)
D 0045/21 () of 30.8.2022

Online on

22.09.2022

Board

DBA

Decision date

30.8.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

-

Application no.

-

Keywords

-

Application title

-

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:D004521.20220830

Distribution

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 274 KB)
T 0776/17 () of 25.3.2022

Online on

22.09.2022

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

25.3.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C10M 159/12
C10M 169/04
C10M 133/56

Application no.

02744735.8

Keywords

Amendment to appeal case
Late-filed auxiliary requests
Novelty
Priority
Right to be heard
Substantial procedural violation

Application title

LOW-CHLORINE, POLYOLEFIN-SUBSTITUTED, WITH AMINE REACTED, ALPHA-BETA UNSATURATED CARBOXYLIC COMPOUNDS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T077617.20220325

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 644 KB)
T 0634/18 (Recommendation of medical imaging protocols / Samsung) of 29.6.2022

Online on

22.09.2022

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

29.6.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01R 33/54
A61B 5/055

Application no.

13166842.8

Keywords

Late-filed evidence - admitted (yes)
Novelty - Main Request (no)
Novelty - Auxiliary Requests I, II (no)
Inventive step - Auxiliary Request III (no)
Late-filed request - Auxiliary Requests II bis, III bis
Late-filed request - admitted (no)
Amendment after summons - Auxiliary Requests III ter, III quater
Amendment after summons - taken into account (no)
Amendment to appeal case - Auxiliary Requests IV, V, VI, VII
Amendment to appeal case - admitted (no)
Right to be heard - appeal procedure
Right to be heard - respected (yes)
Appeal decision - remittal to the department of first instance (no)

Application title

Medical imaging apparatus and control method thereof with classification and recommendation of protocols

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T063418.20220629

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 565 KB)
T 1532/18 () of 4.8.2022

Online on

22.09.2022

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

4.8.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

E05D 15/06
E06B 5/16

Application no.

10405074.5

Keywords

Ausreichende Offenbarung - (nein)

Application title

Brandschutz-Schiebetüre

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T153218.20220804

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 268 KB)
T 1928/18 () of 9.6.2022

Online on

22.09.2022

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

9.6.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07C 17/23
C07C 21/18

Application no.

11705705.9

Keywords

Grounds for opposition - added subject-matter (no)
Grounds for opposition - insufficiency of disclosure (no)
Grounds for opposition - lack of patentability (no)
Amendments - broadening of claim (no)

Application title

PROCESS FOR PRODUCING FLUORINE-CONTAINING ALKENE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T192818.20220609

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 391 KB)
T 2964/18 () of 14.6.2022

Online on

22.09.2022

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

14.6.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C09D 133/06
C08K 5/5435
C08K 5/544

Application no.

12798263.5

Keywords

Novelty - main request (no)
auxiliary request 1 - admitted (no)
Inventive step - auxiliary requests 2 and 3 (no)
Auxiliary request 4 - admitted (yes)
Auxiliary request 4 - sufficiency of disclosure - (yes)
Evidence not admitted by the opposition division
Evidence - admitted (no)
Late-filed evidence - admitted (no)
Auxiliary requests after summons - exceptional circumstances (no) - admitted (no)
Objections raised at the oral proceedings - exceptional circumstances (no) - admitted (no)

Application title

COATING COMPOSITION FOR A FOOD OR BEVERAGE CAN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T296418.20220614

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 583 KB)
T 0085/19 () of 22.6.2022

Online on

22.09.2022

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

22.6.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B29C 45/00
C08J 9/32
B29C 70/66

Application no.

04716245.8

Keywords

Erstinstanzliche Ermessensentscheidung über Zulassung eines Hilfsantrags - Aufhebung (nein)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hauptantrag (nein)
Spät eingereichter Hilfsantrag - Änderungen nach Anberaumung der mündlichen Verhandlung - zugelassen (nein)

Application title

Verfahren zur Herstellung von lichtstreuenden Formteilen mit hervorragenden optischen Eigenschaften

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T008519.20220622

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 416 KB)
T 1489/20 () of 24.6.2022

Online on

22.09.2022

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

24.6.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B64D 11/06

Application no.

14162189.6

Keywords

Änderung nach Ladung - stichhaltige Gründe (ja)
Änderung nach Ladung - berücksichtigt (ja)
Ausreichende Offenbarung - Hauptantrag (ja)
Patentansprüche - Klarheit nach Änderung (ja)
Änderungen - Erweiterung über den Inhalt der Anmeldung in der eingereichten Fassung hinaus (nein)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hauptantrag (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - nicht naheliegende Änderung

Application title

Fluggastsitz mit einem Gestell

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T148920.20220624

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 440 KB)
T 1897/20 (Mower's turning pattern/HONDA) of 11.8.2022

Online on

22.09.2022

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

11.8.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G05D 1/02
A01D 34/00

Application no.

16161620.6

Keywords

Admittance of requests filed with the appeal - main and auxiliary requests I to VI (no): fresh case
Inventive step - auxiliary requests VII and VIII (no)

Application title

Control apparatus for autonomously navigating utility vehicle

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T189720.20220811

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 400 KB)
T 0092/21 () of 19.9.2022

Online on

22.09.2022

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

19.9.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F02C 1/10
F02C 7/143
F03G 7/10

Application no.

13002417.7

Keywords

Ausreichende Offenbarung - (ja)
Beschwerdeentscheidung - Zurückverweisung an die erste Instanz (ja)
Zurückverweisung - besondere Gründe für Zurückverweisung

Application title

Verfahren und Exergiekraftwerk zur dezentralen Stromerzeugung

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T009221.20220919

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 322 KB)
T 2888/18 () of 24.6.2022

Online on

21.09.2022

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

24.6.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B66F 9/22
F16H 61/475

Application no.

14167293.1

Keywords

Amendments - added subject-matter
Amendments - main request (yes)
Amendments - auxiliary request 1 (no)
Admission into proceedings - auxiliary request 1 (yes)
Claims - clarity
Claims - auxiliary request 1 (yes)
Novelty - auxiliary request (yes)
Inventive step - auxiliary request (yes)

Application title

Industrial vehicle and method for controlling industrial vehicle

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T288818.20220624

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 518 KB)
T 0456/19 () of 14.7.2022

Online on

21.09.2022

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

14.7.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A01N 63/00
A01K 67/033
A01P 7/02
A01P 7/04

Application no.

13730585.0

Keywords

Inventive step
Amendment after summons

Application title

COMPOSITION COMPRISING ARTHROPODS AND ASTIGMATID MITE EGGS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T045619.20220714

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 376 KB)
T 1582/20 (MANUFACTURING PROPYLENE OXIDE/Solvay) of 10.9.2022

Online on

21.09.2022

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

10.9.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C01B 15/013
C07D 303/04

Application no.

16197866.3

Keywords

Amendments - allowable (yes)

Application title

PROCESS FOR MANUFACTURING PROPYLENE OXIDE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T158220.20220910

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 278 KB)
T 0017/22 (Oral care composition / COLGATE-PALMOLIVE) of 20.9.2022

Online on

21.09.2022

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

20.9.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 8/22
A61K 8/34
A61K 8/81
A61Q 11/02

Application no.

18750027.7

Keywords

Substantial procedural violation - opportunity to comment (no)
Substantial procedural violation - reimbursement of appeal fee (yes)

Application title

ORAL CARE COMPOSITION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T001722.20220920

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 340 KB)
T 0398/22 () of 16.9.2022

Online on

21.09.2022

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

16.9.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B42D 15/00
G02B 5/18
B42D 25/00
B42D 25/324
B42D 25/328
B42D 25/29

Application no.

14700926.0

Keywords

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

Application title

Sicherheitseinrichtung

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T039822.20220916

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 240 KB)
T 1764/16 (Aspartate for treating metabolic disorders/NUTRICIA) of 29.10.2021

Online on

20.09.2022

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

29.10.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 38/02
A61K 38/16
A61K 31/4188
A61K 31/714
A61P 3/00

Application no.

05762925.5

Keywords

Main request - inventive step (no)
Auxiliary request - admitted (no)

Application title

Preparation for use of aspartate and vitamin B12 or biotin for regulating ketone bodies

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T176416.20211029

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 436 KB)
T 2865/19 () of 23.6.2022

Online on

20.09.2022

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

23.6.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08G 64/02
C08G 64/34

Application no.

09792317.1

Keywords

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

Application title

POLYCARBONATE POLYOL COMPOSITIONS AND METHODS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T286519.20220623

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 484 KB)
T 0735/20 (Fuel markers / AUTHENTIX) of 5.9.2022

Online on

20.09.2022

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

5.9.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C10L 1/00
C07C 43/205
C10L 1/185

Application no.

16158792.8

Keywords

Admittance into the proceedings of auxiliary requests 6 to 12 - (yes) - exceptional circumstances
Clarity (auxiliary requests 6 to 11) - (no)
Compliance with all the requirements of the EPC (Auxiliary request 12) - (yes)

Application title

Fuel markers

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T073520.20220905

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 461 KB)
R 0008/21 (Petition rejected as clearly inadmissible) of 30.5.2022

Online on

19.09.2022

Board

EBA

Decision date

30.5.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 38/09
A61P 35/00
A61P 35/04

Application no.

09711390.6

Keywords

Obligation to raise objections - objection raised (no)
Petition for review - clearly inadmissible

Application title

Treatment of metastatic stage prostate cancer with degarelix

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:R000821.20220530

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 242 KB)
T 1509/18 () of 5.7.2022

Online on

19.09.2022

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

5.7.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61B 5/042

Application no.

09702094.5

Keywords

Claims - clarity (no)
Summons to oral proceedings - non-attendance of party
Oral proceedings - held in absence of appellant

Application title

A DEVICE AND METHOD FOR THE GEOMETRIC DETERMINATION OF ELECTRICAL DIPOLE DENSITIES ON THE CARDIAC WALL

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T150918.20220705

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 306 KB)
T 1629/18 (Face size / Samsung) of 15.9.2022

Online on

19.09.2022

Board

3.5.06

Decision date

15.9.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06K 9/32
G06T 7/00
G06K 9/00

Application no.

10175480.2

Keywords

Inventive step - main request (no)
Amendment after summons - taken into account (no)
Oral proceedings: request for video conference

Application title

Apparatus and method for detecting face

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T162918.20220915

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 346 KB)
T 1182/19 () of 1.9.2022

Online on

19.09.2022

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

1.9.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G02B 5/22
G02B 5/08

Application no.

09180098.7

Keywords

Neuheit (ja)
Zurückverweisung an die erste Instanz (ja)

Application title

Verbundmaterial

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T118219.20220901

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 364 KB)
T 1206/19 (Spatial filterbank/OTICON) of 8.8.2022

Online on

19.09.2022

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

8.8.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04R 25/00

Application no.

14193441.4

Keywords

Inventive step - main and auxiliary requests 1 to 3 (no)
Inventive step - auxiliary request 4 (yes)
Unadmitting admitted evidence - prior-art document D17 (no): "unadmitting" would prevent a judicial review of the merits of the first-instance decision - T 960/15 not followed

Application title

Spatial filter bank for hearing system

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T120619.20220808

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 423 KB)
T 0337/20 (Markierwagen/BEAMRIDER) of 14.9.2022

Online on

19.09.2022

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

14.9.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G05D 1/02

Application no.

16155829.1

Keywords

Entscheidung im schriftlichen Verfahren - (ja): Rücknahme des Antrags auf mündliche Verhandlung durch die Patentinhaberin
Unzulässige Erweiterung gegenüber der Stammanmeldung - Hauptantrag, Hilfsanträge 1 bis 8 und 11 (ja): unzulässige Zwischenverallgemeinerung
Zulassung von Anspruchsänderungen - Hilfsanträge 9 und 10 (nein): im erstinstanzlichen Verfahren korrekterweise nicht zugelassen

Application title

Markierwagen und -verfahren

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T033720.20220914

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 403 KB)
T 0975/16 (LAG-3 on regulatory T cells/JOHNS HOPKINS) of 28.10.2021

Online on

16.09.2022

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

28.10.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12N 15/63
A61K 31/70
A61K 39/00
A61K 39/38
A61K 39/395
G01N 33/53
A01N 43/04
C07K 16/00
C12P 21/08
C07K 14/705
C07K 16/28
C12N 5/0783
C12N 5/074
C12N 5/071

Application no.

07021595.9

Keywords

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

Application title

T cell regulation

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T097516.20211028

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 509 KB)
T 0803/17 () of 21.6.2022

Online on

16.09.2022

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

21.6.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61B 19/00

Application no.

06709968.9

Keywords

Admissibility of appeal - appeal sufficiently substantiated (yes)
Admissibility of opposition
Appeal decision - extent of examination
Appeal decision - reformatio in peius
Late-filed evidence - submitted shortly before oral proceedings
Late-filed evidence - admitted (no)
Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

SURGICAL PLANNING

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T080317.20220621

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 401 KB)
T 0882/17 () of 21.6.2022

Online on

16.09.2022

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

21.6.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61B 19/00

Application no.

12161435.8

Keywords

Admissibility of appeal - appeal sufficiently substantiated (yes)
Admissibility of opposition
Appeal decision - extent of examination
Appeal decision - reformatio in peius
Late-filed evidence - submitted shortly before oral proceedings
Late-filed evidence - admitted (no)
Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

Surgical planning

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T088217.20220621

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 671 KB)
T 1001/17 () of 23.6.2022

Online on

16.09.2022

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

23.6.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61B 6/00

Application no.

12174970.9

Keywords

Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)
Sufficiency of disclosure - (yes)
Amendments - added subject-matter (no)
Amendments - broadening of claim (no)
Admissibility of appeal - (yes)
Late-filed objection - should have been submitted in first-instance proceedings (no)

Application title

X-ray device and method for controlling an X-ray irradiation area

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T100117.20220623

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 418 KB)
T 0007/18 (Process for production of triallylisocyanurate / SHINRYO) of 12.9.2022

Online on

16.09.2022

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

12.9.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07D 251/34
C07D 239/30
C07D 239/34
C07D 251/26

Application no.

10780472.6

Keywords

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

Application title

TRIALLYLISOCYANURATE, TRIALLYLCYANURATE, AND PROCESS FOR PRODUCTION OF TRIALLYLISOCYANURATE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T000718.20220912

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 373 KB)
T 1201/18 () of 8.7.2022

Online on

16.09.2022

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

8.7.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

E04B 2/74

Application no.

10169793.6

Keywords

Änderungen - Zwischenverallgemeinerung
Änderungen - Erweiterung über den Inhalt der Anmeldung in der eingereichten Fassung hinaus (ja)
Änderung nach Ladung - berücksichtigt (nein)
Änderung nach Ladung - außergewöhnliche Umstände (nein)
Rückzahlung der Beschwerdegebühr - (nein)
Rückzahlung der Beschwerdegebühr - Verletzung des rechtlichen Gehörs (nein)
Rückzahlung der Beschwerdegebühr - wesentlicher Verfahrensmangel (nein)

Application title

System für den Aufbau von Trennwänden

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T120118.20220708

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 441 KB)
T 0804/19 (Cell culturing/PATHEON) of 20.7.2022

Online on

16.09.2022

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

20.7.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12M 1/12
C12M 3/06
C12N 5/07
C12N 5/073
C12N 5/079

Application no.

07765049.7

Keywords

Main request - admitted (yes)
Main request - requirements of the EPC - (yes)
Late-filed facts - admitted (no)

Application title

Improved process for the culturing of cells

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T080419.20220720

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 614 KB)
T 1394/19 (Hydrogen peroxide solution/SOLVAY) of 28.6.2022

Online on

16.09.2022

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

28.6.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C01B 15/01
C01B 15/023
C07D 301/12

Application no.

08718129.3

Keywords

Novelty - main request (yes)
Inventive step - main request (yes)
Inventive step - unexpected improvement shown

Application title

USE OF AN AQUEOUS HYDROGEN PEROXIDE SOLUTION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T139419.20220628

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 318 KB)
T 1754/19 () of 14.7.2022

Online on

16.09.2022

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

14.7.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B22C 1/00
B22C 9/10
B22C 21/14

Application no.

15156813.6

Keywords

Late-filed requests
Late-filed request - requests could have been filed in first instance proceedings (no)
Inventive step - (no)
Appealed decision - substantial procedural violation (no)
Appealed decision - reimbursement of appeal fee (no)

Application title

Core assembly including studded spacer

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T175419.20220714

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 484 KB)
T 2117/19 (GUT UMFORMBARES STAHLFLACHPRODUKT/ThyssenKrupp) of 11.7.2022

Online on

16.09.2022

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

11.7.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B21D 31/00
C21D 1/26
C21D 9/46
C22C 38/06
C22C 38/28
C22C 38/38
C21D 1/76
C21D 8/02
C22C 38/02
C22C 38/04

Application no.

10787425.7

Keywords

Ausreichende Offenbarung - (ja)
Änderung nach Ladung - stichhaltige Gründe (nein)

Application title

VERFAHREN ZUM HERSTELLEN EINES GUT UMFORMBAREN STAHLFLACHPRODUKTS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T211719.20220711

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 352 KB)
T 0513/20 (Cell culturing/PATHEON) of 7.7.2022

Online on

16.09.2022

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

7.7.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12M 1/12
C12M 3/06
C12P 21/00
C12N 5/071
B01D 15/26
B01D 69/08
C07K 16/00
C07K 1/18
C07K 1/22
C07K 1/34

Application no.

13169693.2

Keywords

Main request - amendment occasioned by a ground for opposition - (yes)
Auxiliary request 1 - amendment occasioned by a ground for opposition - (yes)
Appeal decision - remittal to the department of first instance
Appeal decision - (yes)

Application title

Improved process for the culturing of cells

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T051320.20220707

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 388 KB)
T 0647/20 (Produktionsleitsystem/PELZ) of 10.6.2022

Online on

16.09.2022

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

10.6.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G06Q 10/06
G05B 23/02

Application no.

17155784.6

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - eine Ampel zum Signalisieren der Dauer einer Produktionsstörung (nein
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - nichttechnische Anforderung)
Änderung nach Ladung - außergewöhnliche Umstände (nein)

Application title

PRODUKTIONSLEITSYSTEM

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T064720.20220610

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 362 KB)
T 2615/19 () of 13.7.2022

Online on

15.09.2022

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

13.7.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A01N 37/08
A01N 65/00
A01N 25/04
A01N 37/36
A01N 65/06
A61K 9/00
A61K 47/10
A61K 9/08
A61K 31/192
C08L 93/00
D21H 21/36
A01P 1/00
A61K 36/13
B27K 3/15

Application no.

12783249.1

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)
Auxiliary request - amendments - allowable (no)
Auxialiary request withdrawn before first instance - admitted (no)
Partial reimbursement of appeal fee - (yes)

Application title

AQUEOUS ANTIMICROBIAL COMPOSITION CONTAINING CONIFEROUS RESIN ACIDS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T261519.20220713

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 346 KB)
T 0144/20 (BATTERY SEPARATOR/Dreamweaver) of 19.7.2022

Online on

15.09.2022

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

19.7.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01M 2/16
D21H 27/00
D21H 15/02
H01G 11/52
H01M 2/14
H01M 2/18
H01M 10/052
D21H 13/10

Application no.

12789264.4

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)

Application title

SINGLE-LAYER LITHIUM ION BATTERY SEPARATOR

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T014420.20220719

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 297 KB)
T 0449/20 (Alliage aluminium cuivre/Howmet Aerospace) of 8.7.2022

Online on

15.09.2022

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

8.7.2022

Proc. language

FR

IPC

C22C 21/00
C22F 1/04
C22F 1/057
C22C 21/16

Application no.

10734173.7

Keywords

Nouveauté - (oui)
Activité inventive - (oui)
Modification des moyens invoqués - modification admise (non)
Mémoire de recours - motivation insuffisante d'une objection

Application title

ALLIAGE ALUMINIUM CUIVRE LITHIUM A RESISTANCE MECANIQUE ET TENACITE AMELIOREES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T044920.20220708

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 353 KB)
T 0636/20 () of 24.6.2022

Online on

15.09.2022

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

24.6.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F16D 13/68
F16D 25/0638
F16D 25/12

Application no.

12740470.5

Keywords

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

Application title

DOPPELKUPPLUNG

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T063620.20220624

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 319 KB)
T 1928/20 () of 7.9.2022

Online on

15.09.2022

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

7.9.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A01G 3/025

Application no.

10170864.2

Keywords

Teilanmeldung - unzulässige Erweiterung (nein)
Zurückverweisung - (ja)
Zurückverweisung - besondere Gründe für Zurückverweisung

Application title

Schere zum Schneiden von Ästen

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T192820.20220907

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 308 KB)
T 2026/20 () of 12.9.2022

Online on

15.09.2022

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

12.9.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

E21B 36/02
E21B 43/16
E21B 43/40

Application no.

11764408.8

Keywords

Amendments - allowable (yes)
Inventive step - main request (yes)
Inventive step - non-obvious combination of known features

Application title

METHOD OF USING CARBON DIOXIDE IN RECOVERY OF FORMATION DEPOSITS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T202620.20220912

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 345 KB)
T 0749/21 () of 12.9.2022

Online on

15.09.2022

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

12.9.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

E21B 7/24
E21B 17/07
F16F 1/32

Application no.

11794135.1

Keywords

Claims - clarity (yes)
Remittal - (yes)

Application title

VIBRATION TRANSMISSION AND ISOLATION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T074921.20220912

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 283 KB)
T 0144/14 (Procédé de transaction/TAGATTITUDE) of 24.6.2022

Online on

14.09.2022

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

24.6.2022

Proc. language

FR

IPC

G06Q 20/00

Application no.

07731680.0

Keywords

Activité inventive - (non)
Activité inventive - solution évidente
Activité inventive - requête principale (non)
Activité inventive - requête subsidiaire (non)

Application title

PROCEDE DE TRANSACTION ENTRE DEUX SERVEURS COMPORTANT UNE ETAPE PREALABLE DE VALIDATION METTANT EN OEUVRE DEUX TELEPHONES PORTABLES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T014414.20220624

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 342 KB)
T 1332/18 (Anschlussmodul für Netzwerk/Yello NetCom Münster) of 13.7.2022

Online on

14.09.2022

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

13.7.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

H04L 12/40
H04L 29/12
H02G 3/02
H04L 12/24

Application no.

09009577.9

Keywords

Zulässigkeit des Einspruchs - (nein)

Application title

Anschlussmodul für ein Netzwerk, Verfahren zum Vernetzen von Räumen und Containersiedlung mit vernetzten Containern

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T133218.20220713

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 337 KB)
T 0351/19 () of 23.6.2022

Online on

14.09.2022

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

23.6.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06Q 20/32
G06Q 20/20
G06Q 30/04
G06Q 30/06

Application no.

15183537.8

Keywords

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

Application title

AUTOMATED SESSION CLOSING UPON LOCATION-SENSED DEPARTURE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T035119.20220623

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 435 KB)
T 1956/19 (Audiovisual management system / Soliton Systems) of 8.9.2022

Online on

14.09.2022

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

8.9.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 12/00
G06F 13/00
G11B 20/10
G11B 20/12
G11B 27/10
H04N 5/765
H04N 5/91
H04N 21/84
G06F 17/30
G06F 21/62
G06F 21/64
G11B 27/32
H04N 21/218
H04N 21/2187
H04N 21/231
H04N 21/235
H04N 21/658
H04N 21/8352

Application no.

14843870.8

Keywords

Claims - clarity
Claims - main request (no)
Amendment after summons - exceptional circumstances (no)
Amendment after summons - taken into account (no)
Amendment to appeal case - amendment gives rise to new objections (yes)

Application title

TERMINAL DEVICE, SERVER DEVICE, DATA MANAGEMENT SYSTEM, AND RECORDING MEDIUM ON WHICH PROGRAM IS RECORDED

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T195619.20220908

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 377 KB)
T 0523/20 (POWDERY WATER-SOLUBLE CATIONIC POLYMER/Kemira) of 30.6.2022

Online on

14.09.2022

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

30.6.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C02F 1/56
C08L 33/00
C08L 39/00
C08L 51/00
D21H 17/46
D21H 17/37
D21H 17/44
D21H 17/45
D21H 17/56
D21H 21/10

Application no.

15770812.4

Keywords

Late-filed objection - admitted (no)
Amendments - allowable (yes)
Sufficiency of disclosure - (yes)
Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

POWDERY WATER-SOLUBLE CATIONIC POLYMER COMPOSITION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T052320.20220630

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 345 KB)
T 1215/20 (Public availability of cited prior art/LENOVO) of 9.9.2022

Online on

14.09.2022

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

9.9.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04W 24/08

Application no.

09795832.6

Keywords

Decision in written proceedings - (yes): no oral proceedings
necessary or appropriate
Remittal - (yes): fundamental deficiency in examination proceedings
Reimbursement of the appeal fee - (yes): equitable by reason of a substantial procedural violation

Application title

Method and apparatus for estimating a quantity of mobile terminals per quality of service class identifier

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T121520.20220909

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 297 KB)
T 1695/19 () of 28.7.2022

Online on

13.09.2022

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

28.7.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B21B 13/00
B21B 45/00

Application no.

14720974.6

Keywords

Einspruchsgründe - mangelhafte Offenbarung (nein)
Hauptantrag - erfinderische Tätigkeit - (nein)
Hilfsantrag 1 - erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)
Änderung nach Ladung - außergewöhnliche Umstände (nein)

Application title

WARMWALZWERK

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T169519.20220728

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 426 KB)
T 0719/18 () of 28.6.2022

Online on

09.09.2022

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

28.6.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61M 1/36
A61B 5/00

Application no.

11161916.9

Keywords

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

Application title

Method and apparatus for monitoring a treatment of a patient, preferably for monitoring hemodialysis, hemodiafiltration and/or peritoneal dialysis

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T071918.20220628

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 413 KB)
T 1424/18 (Recombinant production of isoprenoids/AMYRIS) of 5.9.2022

Online on

09.09.2022

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

5.9.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12P 5/00
C12P 5/02
C12P 7/04
C12N 15/52

Application no.

07797800.5

Keywords

Main request - requirements of the EPC complied with - (yes)

Application title

PRODUCTION OF ISOPRENOIDS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T142418.20220905

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 619 KB)
T 2216/18 () of 5.7.2022

Online on

09.09.2022

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

5.7.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01J 49/04
H01J 49/40

Application no.

05803643.5

Keywords

Amendments (main request and auxiliary requests 1 to 3)
Amendments - added subject-matter (yes)
Late-filed requests (auxiliary requests 4 and 5)
Late-filed request - admitted (no)

Application title

MASS SPECTROMETER

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T221618.20220705

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 408 KB)
T 2539/18 () of 25.8.2022

Online on

09.09.2022

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

25.8.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G03H 1/04
G03H 1/26
B42D 15/10
G02B 5/18
G02B 5/32

Application no.

09749593.1

Keywords

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

Application title

OPTISCHES SICHERHEITSELEMENT

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T253918.20220825

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 378 KB)
T 0538/19 () of 10.6.2022

Online on

09.09.2022

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

10.6.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08G 18/38
G02B 1/04
C08G 18/52
C08G 18/75

Application no.

07829397.4

Keywords

Documentary evidence admitted (yes) - normal developpments in the opposition appeal proceedings
Novelty (yes)
Novelty - no direct and unambiguous disclosure
Inventive step - obvious alternative
Auxiliary request submitted during the oral proceedings not admitted - no cogent reasons

Application title

METHOD FOR PRODUCING RESIN FOR OPTICAL MATERIAL

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T053819.20220610

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 434 KB)
T 0539/19 () of 10.6.2022

Online on

09.09.2022

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

10.6.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08G 18/38
G02B 1/04

Application no.

14187734.0

Keywords

Documentary evidence admitted (yes) - normal developpments in the opposition appeal proceedings
Novelty (yes)
Novelty - no direct and unambiguous disclosure
Inventive step - obvious alternative

Application title

PROCESS FOR PRODUCING RESIN FOR OPTICAL MATERIAL

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T053919.20220610

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 419 KB)
T 0627/19 () of 6.9.2022

Online on

09.09.2022

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

6.9.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12M 1/34

Application no.

07009329.9

Keywords

Decision handed down in written procedure (yes)
Novelty (no)
Novelty - main request, first and second auxiliary request
Amendments - added subject-matter (yes)
Amendments - third and fourth auxiliary request

Application title

Microscope apparatus and cell observation method

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T062719.20220906

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 423 KB)
T 0755/19 () of 14.6.2022

Online on

09.09.2022

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

14.6.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F27D 99/00
C21D 9/00

Application no.

13708240.0

Keywords

Novelty - (yes)
Novelty - common general knowledge
Novelty - implicit disclosure (no)
Inventive step - (yes)
Inventive step - non-obvious alternative
Inventive step - common general knowledge
Late-filed evidence - submitted with the statement of grounds of appeal
Late-filed evidence - request could have been filed in first instance proceedings (yes)
Late-filed evidence - admitted (no)
Late-filed facts - submitted during oral proceedings
Late-filed auxiliary requests
Amendment after summons - exceptional circumstances

Application title

SUPPORT DEVICE FOR RADIANT TUBES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T075519.20220614

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 511 KB)
T 1724/19 (GDF-15 and metabolic disorders/AMGEN) of 21.10.2021

Online on

09.09.2022

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

21.10.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 38/18
A61P 3/00

Application no.

12761825.4

Keywords

Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (no)
Auxiliary request 2 filed during oral proceedings - exceptional circumstances (no)
Filing of new document after summons - exceptional circumstances (yes)

Application title

Method of treating or ameliorating metabolic disorders using growth differentiation factor 15 (GDF-15)

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T172419.20211021

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 528 KB)
T 0899/20 (Fast booting from solid-state memory while redundant boot data is … of 6.9.2022

Online on

09.09.2022

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

6.9.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 12/02
G06F 9/44

Application no.

11874761.7

Keywords

Inventive step - main request (yes)

Application title

LOAD BOOT DATA

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T089920.20220906

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 279 KB)
T 0971/18 () of 12.7.2022

Online on

08.09.2022

Board

3.5.04

Decision date

12.7.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06T 15/50
G06F 3/0481

Application no.

15172704.7

Keywords

Main request - inventive step (no)
First to third auxiliary request - admittance under Article 12(4) RPBA 2007 (no)
Fourth to sixth auxiliary request - admittance under Article 13(2) RPBA 2020 (no)

Application title

DEVICE AND METHOD TO DISPLAY OBJECT WITH VISUAL EFFECT

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T097118.20220712

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 443 KB)
T 2087/18 (Handapparat für Telekommunikationsanlage/AVAYA) of 27.7.2022

Online on

08.09.2022

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

27.7.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

H04M 1/03
H04M 1/60
H04M 1/02

Application no.

07019896.5

Keywords

Entscheidung im schriftlichen Verfahren - (ja): Aufhebung der mündlichen Verhandlung nach Mitteilung der Partei, nicht an der Verhandlung teilzunehmen
Neuheit - Hauptantrag und Hilfsantrag (nein)
Rückzahlung der Beschwerdegebühr in Höhe von 25 %
Rückzahlung der Beschwerdegebühr - (ja): rechtzeitige Zurücknahme des Antrags auf mündliche Verhandlung

Application title

Handapparat für eine Breitbandtelekommunikationsanlage

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T208718.20220727

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 297 KB)
T 2764/18 (Pestivirus replicon/INSTITUT FÜR VIRUSKRANKHEITEN) of 4.3.2022

Online on

08.09.2022

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

4.3.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12N 7/04
C07K 14/18
A61K 39/12

Application no.

09757250.7

Keywords

Admittance of new main request filed at oral proceedings - (yes)
Added matter - (no)
Clarity - (yes)
Remittal - (yes)

Application title

PESTIVIRUS REPLICONS PROVIDING AN RNA-BASED VIRAL VECTOR SYSTEM

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T276418.20220304

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 360 KB)
T 0494/19 () of 6.7.2022

Online on

08.09.2022

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

6.7.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B65D 77/20

Application no.

10784962.2

Keywords

Late-filed evidence - admitted (no)
Amendment to appeal case - exercise of discretion
Amendment to appeal case - admitted (no)
Amendment after summons - cogent reasons (no)
Amendment after summons - exceptional circumstances (no)
Sufficiency of disclosure - (yes)
Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)
Late-filed facts - could have been filed in opposition proceedings (yes)
Late-filed facts - admitted (no)

Application title

SEALED CONTAINER FOR FOODSTUFFS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T049419.20220706

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 487 KB)
T 1789/19 (Melanoidin binder/ROCKWOOL) of 25.7.2022

Online on

08.09.2022

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

25.7.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C13K 1/00
C09J 103/02
C08L 5/00
C08L 33/00
C08J 5/08

Application no.

14182162.9

Keywords

Main request - inventive step (no) - obvious alternative
Auxiliary request 1- inventive step (yes) - no arguments from the opponent

Application title

Biobinder

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T178919.20220725

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 379 KB)
T 1927/19 () of 8.7.2022

Online on

08.09.2022

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

8.7.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A01D 43/08

Application no.

14155140.8

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (nein)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hauptantrag (nein)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hilfsantrag (ja)

Application title

Landwirtschaftliche Erntemaschine

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T192719.20220708

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 341 KB)
T 2664/19 () of 4.7.2022

Online on

08.09.2022

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

4.7.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B65D 85/804

Application no.

11719798.8

Keywords

Änderungen - Hauptantrag und Hilfsantrag 1
Änderungen - zulässig (nein)
Neuheit - Hilfsantrag 2
Neuheit - (nein)

Application title

PORTIONSKAPSEL FÜR PULVERFÖRMIGE ODER FLÜSSIGE GETRÄNKEBASISSTOFFE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T266419.20220704

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 349 KB)
T 2827/19 (Dry powder formulations/JAGOTEC) of 5.7.2022

Online on

08.09.2022

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

5.7.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 9/00

Application no.

04798927.2

Keywords

Admittance of late-filed request - main request (no)
Admittance of requests - auxiliary requests 1-6 (yes)
Admittance of an objection - admitted (yes)
Clarity - product-by-process claims - auxiliary requests 1-6 (no)

Application title

DRY POWDER FORMULATIONS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T282719.20220705

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 336 KB)
T 0509/20 (Modified antibodies/CHUGAI) of 28.7.2022

Online on

08.09.2022

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

28.7.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07K 16/00

Application no.

11714860.1

Keywords

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

Application title

Antibodies with modified affinity to FcRn that promote antigen clearance

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T050920.20220728

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 372 KB)
T 1455/21 () of 1.9.2022

Online on

07.09.2022

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

1.9.2022

Proc. language

FR

IPC

B62H 3/00
B62H 5/20

Application no.

07291368.4

Keywords

Motifs d'opposition - extension au-delà du contenu de la demande telle que déposée (oui)

Application title

Dispositif et procédé de verrouillage de véhicules en libre service

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T145521.20220901

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 305 KB)
T 0404/19 (Protéines de pois/COSUCRA) of 5.7.2022

Online on

06.09.2022

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

5.7.2022

Proc. language

FR

IPC

A23G 1/44

Application no.

11707453.4

Keywords

Requête Subsidiaire 1C : suffisance de l'exposé, nouveauté et activité inventive - (oui)
Revendications - fondement sur la description (oui)
Revendications - après adapatation de la description

Application title

CONFISERIES AUX PROTEINES DE POIS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T040419.20220705

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 355 KB)
T 0531/19 (Norovirus combination vaccine/TAKEDA VACCINES) of 16.11.2021

Online on

06.09.2022

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

16.11.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 39/42
A61K 39/12

Application no.

13157573.0

Keywords

Main request and auxiliary requests B5a, B5b and B5c - amendments - allowable (no);
auxiliary request B6 - inventive step - (no);
auxiliary request B6d - admitted (no)

Application title

Norovirus vaccine formulations

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T053119.20211116

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 615 KB)
T 1564/20 () of 31.8.2022

Online on

05.09.2022

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

31.8.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B64C 1/12
B64C 1/40
B32B 5/18
B32B 27/12
C08J 7/06

Application no.

10715429.6

Keywords

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

Application title

COMPOSITE LAMINATE FOR A THERMAL AND ACOUSTIC INSULATION BLANKET

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T156420.20220831

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 326 KB)
D 0028/21 () of 1.3.2022

Online on

02.09.2022

Board

DBA

Decision date

1.3.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

-

Application no.

-

Keywords

-

Application title

-

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:D002821.20220301

Distribution

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 316 KB)
T 1869/19 (Ocular implant obtained by double extrusion process/Allergan Inc.) of 7.6.2022

Online on

02.09.2022

Board

3.3.07

Decision date

7.6.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 9/16
A61P 27/02
A61K 31/36

Application no.

10185774.6

Keywords

Main request - Product by process - Novelty (No)
Auxiliary request - Admitted into the proceedings (No)

Application title

Ocular implant obtained by double extrusion process

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T186919.20220607

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 430 KB)
T 0004/20 () of 27.6.2022

Online on

02.09.2022

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

27.6.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F03D 1/06

Application no.

10732719.9

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)

Application title

WIND TURBINE BLADE WITH NARROW SHOULDER AND RELATIVELY THICK AIRFOIL PROFILES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T000420.20220627

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 355 KB)
T 1963/20 (SODIUM HYPOCHLORITE/Olin) of 8.6.2022

Online on

02.09.2022

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

8.6.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C01B 11/06
C01B 11/04
C01B 11/00

Application no.

13850128.3

Keywords

Amendment to case - requirements of Art. 12(2) RPBA 2020 met (no)
Amendment to case - main request, auxiliary requests 2-6
Amendment to case - amendment overcomes objection (yes)
Amendment to case - auxiliary request 7
Novelty - (yes)
Novelty - auxiliary request 7
Inventive step - (yes)
Inventive step - auxiliary request 7
Inventive step - non-obvious alternative
Inventive step - auxiliary request 7

Application title

SODIUM HYPOCHLORITE COMPOSITION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T196320.20220608

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 337 KB)
T 1179/17 () of 14.6.2022

Online on

01.09.2022

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

14.6.2022

Proc. language

FR

IPC

B05B 5/16
B05B 12/14
B05B 15/02

Application no.

09801750.2

Keywords

Possibilité d'exécuter l'invention - (oui)
Nouveauté - (oui)
Activité inventive - (oui)
objet premier de la procédure de recours - moyens de recours invoqués portant sur les objections sur lesquelles la décision était fondée (non)
Modification après signification - prise en compte (non)

Application title

STATION ET PROCEDE POUR REAPPROVISIONNER EN PRODUIT DE REVETEMENT UN PROJECTEUR MOBILE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T117917.20220614

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 398 KB)
T 2386/17 () of 20.7.2022

Online on

01.09.2022

Board

3.5.04

Decision date

20.7.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04N 5/782
H04N 7/24
H04N 21/433
H04N 21/45
H04N 21/858
H04N 21/472
H04N 21/845
H04N 21/235
H04N 21/435

Application no.

11174621.0

Keywords

Inventive step - main request and first to third auxiliary requests (no)
Amendment to appeal case - fourth and fifth auxiliary requests
Amendment to appeal case - amendment overcomes issues raised (no)

Application title

Apparatus and method for recording content

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T238617.20220720

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 483 KB)
T 1012/19 () of 15.6.2022

Online on

01.09.2022

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

15.6.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B41J 13/12

Application no.

11813443.6

Keywords

Transfer of opposition (yes)
Late-filed objection - admitted (lack of novelty: not substantiated: no; lack of inventive step: yes)
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

Ink-jet printer for printing on cards

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T101219.20220615

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 749 KB)
T 1966/19 () of 4.7.2022

Online on

01.09.2022

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

4.7.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G07F 9/02
G07F 13/06

Application no.

13197778.7

Keywords

Main request - request could have been filed in first instance proceedings (yes) - admitted (no)
First auxiliary request - mixture of technical and non-technical features - inventive step (no)
Second and third auxiliary requests - amendments - extension beyond the content of the application as filed (yes)

Application title

Control unit for controlling an automatic device for preparing beverages

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T196619.20220704

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 404 KB)
T 2767/19 () of 12.7.2022

Online on

01.09.2022

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

12.7.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06Q 10/02
G06Q 50/12

Application no.

09773492.5

Keywords

Inventive step - main request (no)
Inventive step - auxiliary request (no)
Inventive step - mixture of technical and non-technical features; mere automation of a business scheme

Application title

RESERVATION ACCEPTANCE SYSTEM

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T276719.20220712

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 426 KB)
T 0286/22 (Binder composition/LG CHEM) of 10.8.2022

Online on

01.09.2022

Board

3.3.05

Decision date

10.8.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01M 4/62
H01M 4/13
H01M 10/052
C08K 3/08
C08L 55/04
C08L 33/08
C08F 236/06
C08F 236/10
C08L 33/26
C08L 9/06
H01M 10/0525

Application no.

16879381.8

Keywords

Admissibility of appeal - missing statement of grounds

Application title

BINDER COMPOSITION FOR SECONDARY BATTERY, AND ELECTRODE FOR SECONDARY BATTERY AND LITHIUM SECONDARY BATTERY COMPRISING THE SAME

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T028622.20220810

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 234 KB)

August 2022

T 0222/17 (Monitoring Power Transmission / Ably, Energyinfo) of 1.6.2022

Online on

31.08.2022

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

1.6.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01R 21/133
G01R 21/08
H02J 3/24

Application no.

08803964.9

Keywords

Sufficiency of disclosure - enabling disclosure (no)
Late-filed auxiliary requests - request clearly allowable (no)

Application title

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR MONITORING POWER TRANSMISSION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T022217.20220601

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 474 KB)
T 1594/21 () of 27.6.2022

Online on

30.08.2022

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

27.6.2022

Proc. language

FR

IPC

C08K 5/092
C08K 5/151
C08K 3/32
C03C 25/321
C03C 25/32
C03C 25/146
C08G 63/668
C09J 101/00
C09J 103/00
C09J 103/02
C09J 167/00
C09J 105/00
D04H 1/645
D04H 1/64
D04H 1/587
D04H 1/4209
D04H 1/4218

Application no.

08863743.4

Keywords

Modifications - extension au-delà du contenu de la demande telle que déposée (oui)

Application title

COMPOSITION D'ENCOLLAGE POUR LAINE MINERALE COMPRENANT UN MONOSACCHARIDE ET/OU UN POLYSACCHARIDE ET UN ACIDE ORGANIQUE POLYCARBOXYLIQUE, ET PRODUITS ISOLANTS OBTENUS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T159421.20220627

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 322 KB)
T 0006/22 () of 29.8.2022

Online on

30.08.2022

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

29.8.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 31/202
A61K 31/375
A61K 31/593
A61K 31/05
A61K 35/60
A61K 36/73
A61K 9/107
A23L 2/02
A23L 33/105
A23L 33/115
A23L 33/12

Application no.

14811285.7

Keywords

Admissibility of appeal - missing statement of grounds

Application title

A marine oil formulation comprising resveratrol or derivatives thereof for use in treating, delaying and/or preventing Alzheimer's disease

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T000622.20220829

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 233 KB)
T 1251/22 (Missing statement of grounds/GORNY) of 24.8.2022

Online on

30.08.2022

Board

3.5.07

Decision date

24.8.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 17/20
G06Q 30/00
G06Q 30/02
H04M 1/64

Application no.

16804128.3

Keywords

Admissibility of appeal - (no)
Admissibility of appeal - missing statement of grounds

Application title

SYSTEM AND METHOD OF A CUSTOMER MANAGEMENT SYSTEM

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T125122.20220824

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 229 KB)
T 1280/21 (Biopolymers/UNIVERSITÀ DEGLI STUDI DI TORINO) of 29.7.2022

Online on

29.08.2022

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

29.7.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A23K 1/00
B09B 3/00
B09C 1/00
C02F 1/56
C09J 201/00
C12P 7/00
A01N 61/00
C05F 11/00
C08H 99/00
C08H 7/00

Application no.

12824749.1

Keywords

Admissibility of appeal - appeal sufficiently substantiated (no)

Application title

BIOPOLYMERS ISOLATED FROM RESIDUAL BIOMASS AND FOSSIL SOURCE; PRODUCTION PROCESSES AND PRODUCT USE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T128021.20220729

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 348 KB)
T 1652/18 () of 10.6.2022

Online on

26.08.2022

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

10.6.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61F 9/007

Application no.

12180924.8

Keywords

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

Application title

Glaucoma treatment device

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T165218.20220610

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 338 KB)
T 2695/18 (Production of EPO/DPO using manganese/AMGEN) of 1.7.2022

Online on

26.08.2022

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

1.7.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12N 5/02
C07K 14/505

Application no.

06847508.6

Keywords

Main request - sufficiency of disclosure - (yes)
Main request - inventive step, try-and-see - (not applicable)

Application title

Improved production of glycoproteins using manganese

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T269518.20220701

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 571 KB)
T 0221/19 () of 31.5.2022

Online on

26.08.2022

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

31.5.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

E06B 3/663

Application no.

13779742.9

Keywords

Amendments - added subject-matter
Amendments - main request (yes), intermediate generalisation
Amendments - after amendment (no)
Sufficiency of disclosure - (yes)
Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

SPACER PROFILE COMPRISING A REINFORCEMENT

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T022119.20220531

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 447 KB)
T 1224/17 (Epoll optimisation/XILINX) of 25.7.2022

Online on

25.08.2022

Board

3.5.06

Decision date

25.7.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 9/54

Application no.

12161064.6

Keywords

Inventive step - (yes) auxiliary request 1

Application title

Epoll optimisations

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T122417.20220725

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 306 KB)
T 1171/18 (Humanised biotin-antibodies/HOFFMANN-LA ROCHE) of 8.8.2022

Online on

25.08.2022

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

8.8.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07K 16/44

Application no.

13734999.9

Keywords

Inventive step - main request (yes)

Application title

Anti-biotin antibodies and methods of use

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T117118.20220808

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 423 KB)
T 1777/18 (Monitoring vehicle locations/HEMBURRY) of 5.7.2022

Online on

25.08.2022

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

5.7.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04W 4/02
G01S 5/02
G08G 1/123

Application no.

09836472.2

Keywords

Clarity - main and auxiliary requests 1 and 2 (no)
Admittance of requests filed with the appeal - auxiliary requests 3 and 4 (no): "fresh case"

Application title

Computer system and method for jurisdictionwide registering and monitoring of vehicle locations

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T177718.20220705

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 315 KB)
T 1581/17 () of 29.7.2022

Online on

24.08.2022

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

29.7.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61F 2/24

Application no.

11178135.7

Keywords

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

Application title

Stent-valve delivery system

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T158117.20220729

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 334 KB)
T 2421/18 () of 17.8.2022

Online on

24.08.2022

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

17.8.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

D06F 37/20
F16F 7/09

Application no.

13192962.2

Keywords

Amendments - added subject-matter (yes)

Application title

Shock absorber having an improved friction element

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T242118.20220817

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 320 KB)
T 1015/19 () of 30.6.2022

Online on

24.08.2022

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

30.6.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F01C 21/10
F04C 18/02
F04C 23/00
F04C 27/00
H02K 11/00

Application no.

08171954.4

Keywords

Inventive step - main request (no)
Amendments - auxiliary request 7
Amendments - added subject-matter (yes)

Application title

Motor-driven compressor with multi-part casing

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T101519.20220630

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 350 KB)
T 3036/19 () of 18.8.2022

Online on

24.08.2022

Board

3.5.02

Decision date

18.8.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

H01H 37/54

Application no.

17172229.1

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)

Application title

Temperaturabhängiger Schalter

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T303619.20220818

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 344 KB)
T 1162/16 () of 18.5.2022

Online on

23.08.2022

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

18.5.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B05D 7/14
B05D 7/00
B05D 5/06
C09D 7/00

Application no.

05760562.8

Keywords

Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)
Sufficiency of disclosure - (yes)
Amendments - allowable (yes)
Amendment of party case after summons - cogent reasons (no) - taken into account (no)
Late-filed evidence - request could have been filed in first instance proceedings (yes)

Application title

COATED ARTICLES AND MULTI-LAYER COATINGS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T116216.20220518

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 402 KB)
T 0402/17 () of 13.6.2022

Online on

23.08.2022

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

13.6.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B65G 47/53
B65G 47/90
B65G 57/03

Application no.

13382028.2

Keywords

Inventive step - (yes)
Amendment to appeal case - justification by party (no)

Application title

Apparatus and method for palletizing multi-reference loads

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T040217.20220613

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 306 KB)
T 2360/17 (Buffer status reporting/INNOVATIVE) of 7.7.2022

Online on

23.08.2022

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

7.7.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04W72/12

Application no.

11003781.9

Keywords

Added subject-matter - main request and auxiliary request 2b (yes): unallowable intermediate generalisation
Admittance - auxiliary request 1c (no): deletion of claims is an "amendment" (T 1480/16, T 1857/19 and T 2201/19 not followed); no cogent reasons + no clear allowability
Partial reimbursement of appeal fee at 25% - (yes): withdrawal of the proprietor's appeal before announcement of decision

Application title

Method and apparatus for handling buffer status reporting in a wireless communication system

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T236017.20220707

Distribution

C

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 358 KB)
T 0019/18 () of 28.6.2022

Online on

23.08.2022

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

28.6.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B05B 3/10
B05B 5/04

Application no.

09744972.2

Keywords

Mündliche Verhandlung - Fernbleiben von der mündlichen Verhandlung
Parteifähigkeit - (ja)
Zulässigkeit der Beschwerde - (ja)
Neuheit - Hauptantrag
Neuheit - Hilfsanträge 1 und 2
Neuheit - (nein)
Vorlage an die Große Beschwerdekammer - (nein)

Application title

BESCHICHTETES BESCHICHTUNGSANLAGENBAUTEIL, INSBESONDERE GLOCKENTELLER, UND ENTSPRECHENDES HERSTELLUNGSVERFAHREN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T001918.20220628

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 354 KB)
T 0423/18 () of 21.6.2022

Online on

23.08.2022

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

21.6.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B65G 47/26

Application no.

10716654.8

Keywords

Novelty - main request (no)
Novelty - auxiliary request (yes)
Late-filed request - admitted (no)
Amendment after summons - taken into account (no)
Remittal - special reasons for remittal

Application title

ZONED ACCUMULATION CONVEYOR

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T042318.20220621

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 349 KB)
T 0173/19 () of 31.5.2022

Online on

23.08.2022

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

31.5.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B26D 7/06

Application no.

11778126.0

Keywords

-

Application title

HIGH SPEED SLICING MACHINE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T017319.20220531

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 323 KB)
T 1941/19 () of 20.7.2022

Online on

23.08.2022

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

20.7.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61M 1/16

Application no.

03781225.2

Keywords

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

Application title

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

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T194119.20220720

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 344 KB)
T 0594/20 () of 30.6.2022

Online on

23.08.2022

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

30.6.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B65D 65/40
B65D 81/38
B65D 85/24
D21H 27/10
D21H 27/40
D21F 3/02
D21F 11/12
D21H 11/02
B65D 85/34

Application no.

14194891.9

Keywords

Right to be heard - non-attendance at oral proceedings
Oral proceedings - held in absence of party
Sufficiency of disclosure - (yes)
Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

Method of producing a containerboard from pulp comprising NSSC pulp and corrugated board

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T059420.20220630

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 474 KB)
T 1971/16 () of 20.6.2022

Online on

22.08.2022

Board

3.2.07

Decision date

20.6.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B65G 1/04
B65G 1/06

Application no.

10173371.5

Keywords

Neuheit - Hauptantrag (nein)
Spät eingereichter Einwand - wäre bereits im erstinstanzlichen Verfahren vorzubringen gewesen (ja)
Ausreichende Offenbarung - Hilfsantrag (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hilfsantrag (ja)

Application title

Regallagersystem sowie ein Verfahren zum Betreiben eines Regallagersystems

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T197116.20220620

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 464 KB)
T 1225/18 (Process for producing infant food products/NESTLE) of 21.7.2022

Online on

22.08.2022

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

21.7.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A23L 3/16
A23L 3/22
A23L 1/01
A23L 1/212
A23L 1/29

Application no.

08785783.5

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)

Application title

PROCESS FOR PRODUCING INFANT FOOD PRODUCTS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T122518.20220721

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 351 KB)
D 0036/21 () of 13.6.2022

Online on

19.08.2022

Board

DBA

Decision date

13.6.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

-

Application no.

-

Keywords

-

Application title

-

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:D003621.20220613

Distribution

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 310 KB)
T 1854/16 (System for Brachytherapy / Philips) of 23.5.2022

Online on

19.08.2022

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

23.5.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61N 5/10
A61B 19/00
G01R 33/54
G01R 33/56
A61N 7/00
A61B 6/03
A61B 8/00
A61B 8/13

Application no.

09769703.1

Keywords

Inventive step - main request (no)
Inventive step - auxiliary request I' (no)
Inventive step - auxiliary request I'' (yes)
Late-filed document - admitted (no)

Application title

SYSTEM FOR BRACHYTHERAPY

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T185416.20220523

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 402 KB)
T 1810/18 () of 7.7.2022

Online on

19.08.2022

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

7.7.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61F 2/24

Application no.

07008364.7

Keywords

Change of date of oral proceedings (no)
Divisional application - added subject-matter (yes)
Amendments - added subject-matter (yes)
Amendment after summons - exceptional circumstances (no)

Application title

Stent valves

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T181018.20220707

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 412 KB)
R 0005/21 (Violation fondamentale de l'article 113(1) CBE) of 9.8.2022

Online on

18.08.2022

Board

EBA

Decision date

9.8.2022

Proc. language

FR

IPC

G06F 17/30

Application no.

10003146.7

Keywords

Requête en révision - manifestement irrecevable
Requête en révision - manifestement non fondée
Obligation de soulever des objections - objection soulevée (non)
Pouvoir d'appréciation de ne pas admettre les éléments soumis
Vice fondamental de procédure - (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:2022:R000521.20220809

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 395 KB)
T 2100/18 () of 19.5.2022

Online on

18.08.2022

Board

3.3.02

Decision date

19.5.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61M 1/00
A01N 1/02
A61B 19/00

Application no.

11820660.6

Keywords

Claims - clarity
Amendments
Inventive step
Amendment after summons

Application title

METHOD FOR ENHANCING RED BLOOD CELL QUALITY AND SURVIVAL DURING STORAGE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T210018.20220519

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 361 KB)
T 2871/18 () of 20.5.2022

Online on

18.08.2022

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

20.5.2022

Proc. language

FR

IPC

F16D 65/097
F16D 55/226

Application no.

12808348.2

Keywords

Nouveauté - (oui)
Motifs d'opposition - exposé insuffisant (non)
Modification après signification - prise en compte (oui)

Application title

ORGANE DE GUIDAGE A VERROU D'UN PATIN DE FREIN A DISQUE ET FREIN A DISQUE EQUIPE DE TELS ORGANES DE GUIDAGE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T287118.20220520

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 778 KB)
J 0008/21 (Restoration of Right of Priority; re-establishment of rights) of 28.6.2022

Online on

17.08.2022

Board

3.1.01

Decision date

28.6.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01S 5/042
H01S 5/024

Application no.

18843883.2

Keywords

Re-establishment of rights - (no)
Re-establishment of rights - independent cross-check (no)
Re-establishment of rights - isolated mistake within a satisfactory system for monitoring time limits (no)
Re-establishment of rights - principle of proportionality

Application title

DRIVER CIRCUITRY AND SYSTEMS FOR HIGH CURRENT LASER DIODE ARRAYS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:J000821.20220628

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 321 KB)
T 1973/18 (Modified peptide display/MITI BIOSYSTEMS) of 27.7.2022

Online on

17.08.2022

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

27.7.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12N 15/10
C40B 40/02
C40B 40/08

Application no.

11741181.9

Keywords

"Main Request - requirements of the EPC met (yes)"

Application title

MODIFIED PEPTIDE DISPLAY

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T197318.20220727

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 471 KB)
T 1008/19 (Generating animation based on text and user information/SAMSUNG) of 19.5.2022

Online on

17.08.2022

Board

3.5.07

Decision date

19.5.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 17/21
G06F 17/27
G06T 13/00

Application no.

10162474.0

Keywords

Inventive step - main request (no)
Inventive step - first auxiliary request (no)
Amendment after summons - exceptional circumstances
Amendment after summons - second auxiliary request (no)

Application title

Animation system for generating animation based on text-based data and user information

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T100819.20220519

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 366 KB)
T 1183/19 () of 12.7.2022

Online on

17.08.2022

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

12.7.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01B 13/14

Application no.

05775614.0

Keywords

Claims - clarity
Claims - main request (no)
Amendment to appeal case - exercise of discretion
Amendment to appeal case - amendment overcomes issues raised (no)

Application title

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR PREPARING AN ITEM WITH AN RFID TAG

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T118319.20220712

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 333 KB)
T 1255/19 () of 12.7.2022

Online on

17.08.2022

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

12.7.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

E06B 9/307
E06B 9/322

Application no.

10000766.5

Keywords

Änderung des Beschwerdevorbringens - außergewöhnliche Umstände (nein)
Änderung des Beschwerdevorbringens - Vortrag berücksichtigt (nein)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hauptantrag (nein)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - 1. Hilfsantrag (nein)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - 5. Hilfsantrag (ja)

Application title

Antriebs- und Wendevorrichtung für die Lamellen einer Jalousie

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T125519.20220712

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 402 KB)
T 2830/19 (A METHOD FOR DISPLAYING AND NAVIGATING CALENDAR EVENTS / Seuthe) of 23.5.2022

Online on

17.08.2022

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

23.5.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 3/0481
G06F 3/0482
G06Q 10/10

Application no.

13829058.0

Keywords

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

Application title

A METHOD FOR DISPLAYING AND NAVIGATING CALENDAR EVENTS IN A COMPUTER SYSTEM HAVING A GRAPHICAL USER INTERFACE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T283019.20220523

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 320 KB)
T 2948/19 (Operation status index divided into regions/SYSMEX) of 15.6.2022

Online on

17.08.2022

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

15.6.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 19/00

Application no.

17184445.9

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)
Inventive step - presentation of information

Application title

INFORMATION PROCESSING APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR CLINICAL LABORATORY MANAGEMENT

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T294819.20220615

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 308 KB)
T 3119/19 (Unacceptable values/ROCHE) of 29.6.2022

Online on

17.08.2022

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

29.6.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 19/00

Application no.

12723830.1

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)
Late-filed request - submitted with the statement of grounds of appeal
Late-filed request - admitted (no)
Late-filed request - request could have been filed in first instance proceedings (yes)

Application title

SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR HANDLING UNACCEPTABLE VALUES IN STRUCTURED COLLECTION PROTOCOLS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T311919.20220629

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 316 KB)
T 3274/19 (Media impressions/THE NIELSEN COMPANY) of 18.7.2022

Online on

17.08.2022

Board

3.5.07

Decision date

18.7.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 17/30
G06Q 50/30
G06Q 30/02
G06Q 50/00
H04N 21/258
G06F 21/62
H04N 21/658
H04N 21/442
H04N 21/426
H04N 21/235
H04L 29/08
H04L 29/06
H04L 12/26
H04L 9/32

Application no.

14877407.8

Keywords

Inventive step - main request and auxiliary requests 2, 3, 4 and 5 (no)
Late-filed request - auxiliary requests 1, 6 and 7 (not admitted)

Application title

Methods and apparatus to collect distributed user information for media impressions and search terms

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T327419.20220718

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 437 KB)
T 0808/20 (Determining the position of a user input on a touch surface using … of 8.8.2022

Online on

17.08.2022

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

8.8.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 3/043
G06F 3/041

Application no.

12777721.7

Keywords

Inventive step - after amendment

Application title

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR ACTIVE ULTRASONIC TOUCH DEVICES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T080820.20220808

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 316 KB)
T 1576/20 (Database partitioning/HUAWEI) of 10.8.2022

Online on

17.08.2022

Board

3.5.07

Decision date

10.8.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 17/30

Application no.

13851963.2

Keywords

Novelty - main request and auxiliary request 1 (no)
Inventive step - auxiliary requests 2, 4 and 5 (no)
Request not admitted by the examining division - auxiliary request 3 - admitted (no)

Application title

System and method for flexible distributed massively parallel processing (MPP) database

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T157620.20220810

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 375 KB)
T 1816/17 () of 13.5.2022

Online on

16.08.2022

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

13.5.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61M 1/36

Application no.

10796396.9

Keywords

Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)
Amendment after summons - taken into account (no)
Late-filed facts - admitted (no)

Application title

CONTROLLING AN APPARATUS FOR FLUID TRANSFER TO AND/OR FROM A SUBJECT

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T181617.20220513

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 496 KB)
T 2673/18 () of 31.5.2022

Online on

16.08.2022

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

31.5.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B23K 15/00
B22F 3/00
B22F 3/105
B23K 26/14
B28B 1/00
B23K 26/34
B23K 26/30
B29C 67/00

Application no.

13194599.0

Keywords

Amendments - allowable (no)
Amendments - extension beyond the content of the application as filed (yes)
Amendment after summons - cogent reasons (no)
Amendment after summons - taken into account (no)

Application title

Method of and device for controlling an irradiation system

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T267318.20220531

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 391 KB)
T 1115/19 () of 2.6.2022

Online on

16.08.2022

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

2.6.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

E06B 3/667

Application no.

14161374.5

Keywords

Hilfsantrag 2 - Neuheit (Nein)
Hilfsantrag 3 - Änderung nach Ladung - außergewöhnliche Umstände (nein)

Application title

Steckverbinder für Hohlprofile

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T111519.20220602

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 323 KB)
T 1558/19 (LFIA/Progenika) of 9.5.2022

Online on

16.08.2022

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

9.5.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01N 33/68
G01N 33/543

Application no.

15767581.0

Keywords

Evidence filed after summons
Evidence - taken into account (no)
Main request and auxiliary requests 1-4, 6 and 7 - inventive step (no)
Auxiliary requests 5 and 8 - admitted (no)
Objection under Rule 106 EPC - dismissed

Application title

LATERAL FLOW IMMUNOASSAYS FOR THE DETECTION OF ANTIBODIES AGAINST BIOLOGICAL DRUGS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T155819.20220509

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 1018 KB)
T 2200/19 () of 10.8.2022

Online on

16.08.2022

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

10.8.2022

Proc. language

FR

IPC

B29C 33/04

Application no.

09008200.9

Keywords

Recevabilité du recours (oui)
Motivation des requêtes
Extension au-delà de la demande telle que déposée (oui)
Extension de la protection conférée (oui)

Application title

Fiche pour le raccordement fluidique d'un moule de soufflage de récipients

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T220019.20220810

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 500 KB)
T 3143/19 () of 6.7.2022

Online on

16.08.2022

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

6.7.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A01G 27/04
A01G 9/02
A01G 9/04
A01G 31/00

Application no.

15820303.4

Keywords

Inventive step - main request (no)
Amendment to appeal case - justification by party (no)
Amendment to appeal case - suitability of amendment to resolve issues raised (no)

Application title

PLANT POT HAVING DRAIN OPENING

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T314319.20220706

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 355 KB)
T 0007/21 () of 30.6.2022

Online on

16.08.2022

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

30.6.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B60C 1/00
C08F 36/06
C08C 19/25
C08K 3/36
C08L 7/00
B60C 11/00

Application no.

16169822.0

Keywords

Änderungen - Erweiterung über den Inhalt der Anmeldung in der eingereichten Fassung hinaus (nein)
Ausreichende Offenbarung - unzumutbarer Aufwand (nein)
Neuheit - Hauptantrag (ja)
Neuheit - mehrfache Auswahl
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hauptantrag (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - nicht naheliegende Kombination bekannter Merkmale

Application title

KAUTSCHUKMISCHUNG UND FAHRZEUGREIFEN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T000721.20220630

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 483 KB)
T 1115/21 (Fail-Safe-Steuereinheit/PILZ) of 9.8.2022

Online on

16.08.2022

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

9.8.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G05B9/02
H01H47/00

Application no.

17188164.2

Keywords

Neuheit - Hauptantrag (ja)
Zurückverweisung an die Prüfungsabteilung
Zurückverweisung - (ja): erfinderische Tätigkeit noch nicht geprüft
Rückzahlung der Beschwerdegebühr zu 25% - (ja): fristgerechte Rücknahme des Antrags auf mündliche Verhandlung

Application title

Sicherheitsschaltung zum fehlersicheren Abschalten einer gefahrbringenden technischen Anlage

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T111521.20220809

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 355 KB)
T 0308/16 (Two magnetic sensors III / ALLEGRO MICROSYSTEMS) of 16.5.2022

Online on

12.08.2022

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

16.5.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

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

Application no.

10195143.2

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)

Application title

Arrangements for an Integrated Sensor

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T030816.20220516

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 316 KB)
T 0309/16 (Two magnetic sensors II / ALLEGRO MICROSYSTEMS) of 17.5.2022

Online on

12.08.2022

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

17.5.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

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

Application no.

07716253.5

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)
Appeal decision - remittal to the department of first instance (no)

Application title

Arrangements for an integrated sensor

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T030916.20220517

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 314 KB)
T 0311/16 (Two magnetic sensors IV / ALLEGRO MICROSYSTEMS) of 18.5.2022

Online on

12.08.2022

Board

3.4.01

Decision date

18.5.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

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

Application no.

10195147.3

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)

Application title

Arrangements for an Integrated Sensor

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T031116.20220518

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 316 KB)
T 1831/16 (Oligopeptide-free cell culture media/BAXALTA| |) of 12.7.2022

Online on

12.08.2022

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

12.7.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12N 5/00

Application no.

12160789.9

Keywords

Amendments - allowable (yes)
Novelty - (no)

Application title

Oligopeptide-free cell culture media

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T183116.20220712

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 359 KB)
T 2197/16 () of 13.5.2022

Online on

12.08.2022

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

13.5.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B29B 17/02
D21B 1/02

Application no.

09750253.8

Keywords

Novelty (yes)
Novelty - implicit disclosure (no)
Inventive step (yes)
Inventive step - ex post facto analysis
Inventive step - problem and solution approach
Inventive step - non-obvious combination of known features
Grounds for opposition - insufficiency of disclosure (no)
Grounds for opposition - subject-matter extends beyond content of earlier application (no)
Grounds for opposition - added subject-matter (no)
Grounds for opposition - lack of clarity no ground for opposition
Late-filed facts - submitted with the statement of grounds of appeal
Late-filed facts - submitted during oral proceedings
Late-filed facts - admitted (no)
Amendment after summons - exceptional circumstances (no)
Amendment after summons - taken into account (no)
Decision on apportionment of costs - not subject of the appeal proceedings

Application title

Method for recycling composite material

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T219716.20220513

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 843 KB)
T 2560/17 () of 31.5.2022

Online on

12.08.2022

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

31.5.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

B29C 65/04
B29C 65/06
B29C 65/08
B29C 65/16
B29C 65/20
B65B 13/32
B29C 55/04
B29K 67/00
B29K 29/00
B29K 77/00
B29K 105/00
B29L 7/00

Application no.

11153402.0

Keywords

Neuheit (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit (ja)
Ausreichende Offenbarung (ja)
Änderungen - zulässig (ja)
Spät eingereichte Tatsachen und Beweismittel
Spät eingereichte Tatsachen - eingereicht mit der Beschwerdebegründung
Spät eingereichte Tatsachen - zugelassen (nein)
Änderung des Beschwerdevorbringens - Ermessensausübung
Änderung des Beschwerdevorbringens - rechtfertigende Gründe des Beteiligten (nein)

Application title

Verfahren zum Verschweißen von nachwachsenden Rohstoffen

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T256017.20220531

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 836 KB)
T 1980/18 (Voith/Faserstoffbahn) of 26.7.2022

Online on

12.08.2022

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

26.7.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

D21H 23/56

Application no.

11720775.3

Keywords

-

Application title

VERFAHREN ZUR HERSTELLUNG EINER FASERSTOFFBAHN, INSBESONDERE EINER PAPIER- ODER KARTONBAHN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T198018.20220726

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 236 KB)
T 2031/19 () of 27.5.2022

Online on

12.08.2022

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

27.5.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61B 5/00

Application no.

09755752.4

Keywords

Novelty - auxiliary requests 1 to 7, 9 and 11 (no)
Late-filed auxiliary requests - submitted with the statement of grounds of appeal
Late-filed auxiliary requests - admitted (yes)
Late filed auxiliary request - submitted after summons - exceptional circumstances (no)

Application title

CLOSE PROXIMITY COMMUNICATION DEVICE AND METHODS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T203119.20220527

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 401 KB)
T 1655/16 (Colored solutions PCR mixture/THERMO FISHER SCIENTIFIC BALTICS) of 5.5.2022

Online on

11.08.2022

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

5.5.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12Q 1/68
G01N 21/25

Application no.

10777044.8

Keywords

Main request - admission (no);
New documentary evidence, new objections and arguments - admission (no);
Auxiliary request 1 - inventive step (yes); fulfils all requirements of the EPC (yes);

Application title

METHOD OF PREPARING A REACTION MIXTURE AND RELATED PRODUCTS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T165516.20220505

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 526 KB)
T 1579/18 () of 12.5.2022

Online on

11.08.2022

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

12.5.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07C 17/386
C01B 7/19
C07C 17/38

Application no.

10768151.2

Keywords

Grounds for opposition - extension of subject-matter (no)
Grounds for opposition - insufficiency of disclosure (no)
Grounds for opposition - lack of patentability (no)

Application title

HYDROGEN FLUORIDE-HFC-254EB AZEOTROPE AND ITS USES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T157918.20220512

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 355 KB)
T 0766/19 (IFP/WATER GAS-SHIFT) of 20.6.2022

Online on

11.08.2022

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

20.6.2022

Proc. language

FR

IPC

C10G 3/00
C10G 45/60

Application no.

13744731.4

Keywords

Nouveauté - (oui)
Activité inventive - alternative non évidente
Possibilité d'exécuter l'invention - (oui)

Application title

PROCEDE D'HYDROTRAITEMENT ET D'HYDROISOMERISATION DE CHARGES ISSUES DE LA BIOMASSE DANS LEQUEL L'EFFLUENT A HYDROTRAITER ET LE FLUX D'HYDROGENE CONTIENNENT UNE TENEUR LIMITEE EN MONOXYDE DE CARBONE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T076619.20220620

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 438 KB)
T 0383/20 (Procédé d'hydrotraitement/IFP) of 9.6.2022

Online on

11.08.2022

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

9.6.2022

Proc. language

FR

IPC

B01J 37/26
B01J 37/28
B01J 21/04
B01J 23/88
B01J 23/883
B01J 35/10
B01J 37/02
C10G 45/08
C10G 65/04
B01J 37/00

Application no.

14306681.9

Keywords

Admissibilité d'un document cité et admis en opposition - (oui)
Admissibilité des documents cités dans le mémoire du recours - (oui)
Suffisance de l'exposé de l'invention - (oui) paramètre suffisamment defini

Application title

Procédé d'hydrotraitement de gazole mettant en ½uvre un enchaînement de catalyseurs

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T038320.20220609

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 356 KB)
T 0384/20 (Température moyenne pondérée / IFP) of 9.6.2022

Online on

11.08.2022

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

9.6.2022

Proc. language

FR

IPC

B01J 27/19
B01J 35/00
C10G 65/12
C10G 69/04
C10G 45/08
C10G 65/04
B01J 37/02

Application no.

14306682.7

Keywords

Admissibilité d'un document cité et admis en opposition - (oui)
Admissibilité des documents cités avec le mémoire du recours - (oui)
Suffisance de l'exposé de l'invention - (oui) paramètre suffisamment défini

Application title

Procédé d'hydrotraitement de distillat sous vide mettant en oeuvre un enchaînement de catalyseurs

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T038420.20220609

Distribution

D

Decision

Texte de la décision en FR (PDF, 341 KB)
T 0695/20 (Kombination enthaltend Rivaroxaban, Acetylsalizylsäure und … of 7.3.2022

Online on

11.08.2022

Board

3.3.01

Decision date

7.3.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

A61K 31/4365
A61K 31/52
A61K 31/5377
A61K 31/60
A61P 7/02
A61P 9/04
A61P 9/10
A61P 43/00

Application no.

07819133.5

Keywords

Einspruchsgründe - mangelhafte Offenbarung
Einspruchsgründe - Hauptantrag (ja)
Patentansprüche - Klarheit
Patentansprüche - Hilfsantrag 1 (nein)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hilfsanträge 2 bis 14 (nein)

Application title

Kombinationstherapie substituierter Oxazolidinone

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T069520.20220307

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 563 KB)
T 0882/19 (Valmet/lime mud) of 7.6.2022

Online on

10.08.2022

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

7.6.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C10J 3/54
C10J 3/56
C04B 2/10
F27B 7/20

Application no.

09397517.5

Keywords

Oral proceedings - no withdrawal of request for oral proceedings
Inventive step - main request (no)
Inventive step - auxiliary request (yes)
Amendments - allowable (yes)
Late-filed request - No discretion not to admit auxiliary request.

Application title

METHOD OF TREATING LIME MUD

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T088219.20220607

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 394 KB)
T 2314/19 () of 8.7.2022

Online on

10.08.2022

Board

3.2.04

Decision date

8.7.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A22C 21/00

Application no.

13786551.5

Keywords

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

Application title

METHOD OF MECHANICALLY REMOVING SKIN FROM ANIMAL PARTS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T231419.20220708

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 449 KB)
T 0984/18 () of 2.8.2022

Online on

09.08.2022

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

2.8.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61K 31/275
A61K 38/16
A61K 38/21
A61K 31/225
A61P 25/00

Application no.

11742896.1

Keywords

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

Application title

NEUROPROTECTION IN DEMYELINATING DISEASES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T098418.20220802

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 249 KB)
T 1098/18 () of 27.5.2022

Online on

09.08.2022

Board

3.2.05

Decision date

27.5.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

F16L 55/165
F16L 55/179

Application no.

12000533.5

Keywords

Admissibility of appeal (yes)
Amendment after summons - admittance (third auxiliary request: yes)
Divisional application - subject-matter extends beyond content of earlier application (all requests: yes)

Application title

Device for repairing a pipe

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T109818.20220527

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 389 KB)
T 1521/18 (Detection methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus/GENEOHM … of 4.8.2022

Online on

09.08.2022

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

4.8.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12Q 1/689

Application no.

10181536.3

Keywords

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

Application title

Methods and sequences for the detection and identification of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus MREJ type ix strains

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T152118.20220804

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 261 KB)
T 1522/18 (Detection methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus/GENEOHM … of 4.8.2022

Online on

09.08.2022

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

4.8.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12Q 1/689

Application no.

10181533.0

Keywords

-

Application title

Methods and sequences for the detection and identification of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus MREJ type v strains

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T152218.20220804

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 260 KB)
T 1582/18 (Detection methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus/GENEOHM … of 4.8.2022

Online on

09.08.2022

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

4.8.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12Q 1/689

Application no.

10181534.8

Keywords

-

Application title

Methods and sequences for the detection and identification of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus MREJ type vi strains

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T158218.20220804

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 260 KB)
T 2261/18 (Detection methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus/GENEOHM … of 4.8.2022

Online on

09.08.2022

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

4.8.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12Q 1/68

Application no.

14168417.5

Keywords

-

Application title

Sequences for detection and identification of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T226118.20220804

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 258 KB)
T 0267/19 () of 30.6.2022

Online on

09.08.2022

Board

3.2.03

Decision date

30.6.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C23C 28/04
C23C 16/34
C23C 30/00

Application no.

06777574.2

Keywords

Änderung nach Ladung - stichhaltige Gründe (ja)
Änderung nach Ladung - berücksichtigt (ja)
Ausreichende Offenbarung - Nacharbeitbarkeit (ja)

Application title

HARTSTOFFBESCHICHTETE KÖRPER UND VERFAHREN ZU DEREN HERSTELLUNG

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T026719.20220630

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 426 KB)
T 1960/19 (Paint coat/ADVANCED MATERIALS) of 22.7.2022

Online on

09.08.2022

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

22.7.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B01J 35/00
C04B 41/70
C04B 41/65
B82Y 30/00
C04B 14/30
C04B 20/10
C04B 41/00
C04B 41/50

Application no.

08858451.1

Keywords

Oral proceedings - express withdrawal of request for oral proceedings
Amendments - extension beyond the content of the application as filed
Amendments - no
Remittal - yes

Application title

Method of application of multifunctional photocatalytic and sanitary paints

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T196019.20220722

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 362 KB)
T 2053/19 () of 3.6.2022

Online on

09.08.2022

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

3.6.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B62M 25/04
B62K 23/06
B60T 7/10
B60T 11/16

Application no.

13198131.8

Keywords

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

Application title

Bicycle control device

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T205319.20220603

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 245 KB)
T 3092/19 (Enzyme preparation/DSM) of 10.6.2022

Online on

09.08.2022

Board

3.3.08

Decision date

10.6.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C12N 9/38
A23C 9/12
C12N 15/55
C12N 9/62
A23C 9/127
A23C 19/032
C12N 9/24

Application no.

15175891.9

Keywords

Main request - added subject-matter (no)
Main request - clarity - (yes)
Appeal decision - remittal to the department of first instance (yes)

Application title

Enzyme preparations yielding a clean taste

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T309219.20220610

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 359 KB)
T 0181/20 (Vereinfachte Einrichtung einer On-Board Unit für ein KFZ-Mautsystem) of 21.7.2022

Online on

09.08.2022

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

21.7.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G07B 15/06

Application no.

12075053.4

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)

Application title

Verfahren zur Einrichtung eines mobilen Fahrzeuggerätes sowie Fahrzeugeinrichtung mit einem solchen mobilen Fahrzeuggerät

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T018120.20220721

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 377 KB)
T 1965/20 (Cluster controller/BROOKS) of 27.7.2022

Online on

09.08.2022

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

27.7.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G05B 19/414
G05B 19/418

Application no.

15182425.7

Keywords

Inventive step - main request (no)
Added subject-matter - 1st auxiliary request (yes): unallowable intermediate generalisation
Admittance of request filed after summons - 2nd auxiliary request (no): no clear allowability

Application title

Scalable Motion Control System

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T196520.20220727

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 380 KB)
T 0724/17 () of 2.8.2022

Online on

08.08.2022

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

2.8.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61B 5/00
A61M 5/142
G06F 19/00
G01N 33/487

Application no.

06829789.4

Keywords

Novelty - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)
Late-filed objection - should have been submitted in first-instance proceedings (yes)
Late-filed objection - admitted (no)

Application title

PORTABLE ANALYTICAL DEVICE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T072417.20220802

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 467 KB)
T 0234/19 (SORBITOL / DHW) of 3.8.2022

Online on

08.08.2022

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

3.8.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C07C 31/26
C07C 29/78

Application no.

03023425.6

Keywords

Ausreichende Offenbarung - (ja)
Ausreichende Offenbarung - Einspruchsgrund vorgebracht und begründet
Ausreichende Offenbarung - (ja)
Ausreichende Offenbarung - durchgreifend
Ausreichende Offenbarung - (nein)
Beschwerdebegründung - im Laufe des Einspruchsverfahrens aufgegebene Einwände zugelassen
Beschwerdebegründung - (nein)
Beschwerdebegründung - Auseinandersetzung mit der angefochtenen Entscheidung

Application title

Verfahren zur Herstellung von sprühgetrocknetem Sorbitol

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T023419.20220803

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 379 KB)
T 0383/19 () of 27.6.2022

Online on

08.08.2022

Board

3.2.02

Decision date

27.6.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61M 1/00
A61M 27/00

Application no.

05803276.4

Keywords

Amendments - extension beyond the content of the application
as filed (yes) - broadening of claim (yes) - relationship
between Art. 123(2) and Art. 123(3) - inescapable trap (yes)
Late-filed auxiliary requests - admitted (no)

Application title

TUBE ATTACHMENT DEVICE FOR WOUND TREATMENT

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T038319.20220627

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 500 KB)
T 1815/19 () of 3.6.2022

Online on

08.08.2022

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

3.6.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08F 10/00

Application no.

04740445.4

Keywords

Late-filed facts - submitted with the statement of grounds of appeal
Late-filed facts - admitted (no)
Amendments - extension beyond the content of the application as filed (no)
Sufficiency of disclosure - (yes)
Inventive step - could-would approach
Inventive step - reasonable expectation of success (no)

Application title

OLEFIN POLYMERIZATION PROCESS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T181519.20220603

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 390 KB)
T 2754/19 (Thermoplastic non-woven/NIKE) of 3.6.2022

Online on

08.08.2022

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

3.6.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B32B 5/24
B32B 5/26
B32B 27/12

Application no.

11174751.5

Keywords

Amendments (main reqeust and 1. to 8. auxiliary requests)
Amendments - allowable (no)
Inventive step (9. to 14. auxiliary requests)
Inventive step - obvious solutions to two partial problems

Application title

Thermoplastic non-woven textile elements

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T275419.20220603

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 448 KB)
T 2791/19 () of 26.7.2022

Online on

08.08.2022

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

26.7.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

E01C 23/088
B60K 13/04
B60K 15/073
F01N 3/20

Application no.

14193110.5

Keywords

Mündliche Verhandlung - vor der Beschwerdekammer
Mündliche Verhandlung - Videokonferenz
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hauptantrag (ja)
Spät eingereichte Beweismittel - eingereicht mit der Beschwerdebegründung

Application title

Selbstfahrende Baumaschine

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T279119.20220726

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 431 KB)
T 2869/19 (Combined melanoma treatment/EMORY) of 7.12.2021

Online on

08.08.2022

Board

3.3.04

Decision date

7.12.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C07K 16/28
A61K 39/395
A61K 39/12
A61P 31/14
A61P 31/18
A61P 31/20
A61P 35/00

Application no.

09166886.3

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)

Application title

Compositions and methods for the treatment of infections and tumors

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:T286919.20211207

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 380 KB)
T 0821/19 (COMPOSITION COMPRISING CELLULOSE FIBERS AND THERMOPLASTIC FIBERS/Sö … of 10.5.2022

Online on

05.08.2022

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

10.5.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

D21H 13/24
C08L 1/02
D21H 23/04
D21H 25/04
D21H 27/10
B29K 67/00
B29C 70/12
C08J 3/00
C08L 1/08
D21D 1/20
C08L 67/04
D21H 11/04
D21H 13/12
D21H 13/14
D21H 13/20
D21H 21/40
B42D 25/29
B29K 401/00

Application no.

13787552.2

Keywords

Late-filed objection - admitted (yes)
Inventive step (main request and first auxiliary request)
Inventive step - obvious modification (third auxiliary request)
Inventive step - non-obvious modification

Application title

PROCESS FOR MANUFACTURING A COMPOSITION COMPRISING CELLULOSE PULP FIBERS AND THERMOPLASTIC FIBERS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T082119.20220510

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 477 KB)
T 2567/19 (Fingerprint micro-scanning/IDENTIX) of 4.8.2022

Online on

05.08.2022

Board

3.5.06

Decision date

4.8.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06K 9/20
G06K 9/00

Application no.

10790057.3

Keywords

Amendments - added subject-matter (no)
Sufficiency of disclosure - (yes)
Claims - functional features (yes)
Claims - clarity (yes)

Application title

LOW SETTLE TIME MICRO-SCANNING SYSTEM

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T256719.20220804

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 325 KB)
T 0336/21 () of 22.7.2022

Online on

05.08.2022

Board

3.4.02

Decision date

22.7.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G01N 21/27
G01N 21/64

Application no.

16707298.2

Keywords

Claims - clarity (no)

Application title

METHODS AND SYSTEMS FOR PURE DYE INSTRUMENT NORMALIZATION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T033621.20220722

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 327 KB)
T 0498/21 (Continuously coating confectionary product/INTERCONTINENTAL GREAT … of 14.7.2022

Online on

05.08.2022

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

14.7.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A23G 3/00
A23G 3/26

Application no.

12726541.1

Keywords

Admissibility of appeal (yes)
Amendment within meaning of Art. 12(4) RPBA 2020 (yes)
Claim request should have been submitted in first-instance proceedings (no)
Amendments - extension beyond the content of the application as filed (no)
Amendments - general technical teaching in the description (yes)

Application title

SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR CONTINUOUSLY COATING CONFECTIONARY PRODUCT

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T049821.20220714

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 341 KB)
J 0009/20 (Designation of inventor/DABUS II) of 21.12.2021

Online on

04.08.2022

Board

3.1.01

Decision date

21.12.2021

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61M 21/00
A61M 16/00

Application no.

18275174.3

Keywords

Designation of inventor - artificial intelligence

Application title

DEVICES AND METHODS FOR ATTRACTING ENHANCED ATTENTION

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2021:J000920.20211221

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 540 KB)
T 2161/18 () of 24.5.2022

Online on

04.08.2022

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

24.5.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

B29B 9/12
B29K 67/00
C08G 63/183
C08G 63/185

Application no.

08005050.3

Keywords

Late-filed evidence - admitted (no)
Grounds for opposition - added subject-matter (no)
Grounds for opposition - lack of patentability (no)
Late-filed objection - admitted (no)

Application title

Polyester polymer particles having a small surface to center viscosity gradient

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T216118.20220524

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 507 KB)
T 0222/19 () of 18.5.2022

Online on

04.08.2022

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

18.5.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08L 23/04

Application no.

13765911.6

Keywords

Inventive step - non-obvious alternative

Application title

ETHYLENE-BASED POLYMER COMPOSITIONS, AND ARTICLES PREPARED FROM THE SAME

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T022219.20220518

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 361 KB)
T 0916/19 () of 8.6.2022

Online on

04.08.2022

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

8.6.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H01L 39/02
H01B 12/06

Application no.

06749634.9

Keywords

Amendments - intermediate generalisation
Amendments - allowable (yes)
Novelty - new main request (yes)
Inventive step - new main request (yes)
Examination of the opposition - maintenance of the patent in amended form

Application title

JOINED SUPERCONDUCTIVE ARTICLES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T091619.20220608

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 430 KB)
T 1224/18 (Transmission-power ranges/LG) of 29.7.2022

Online on

03.08.2022

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

29.7.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04B 5/00

Application no.

12191062.4

Keywords

Decision in written proceedings: cancellation of oral proceedings following party's announcement of non-attendance
Inventive step - main and 1st to 6th auxiliary requests (no)
Admittance of requests filed with the appeal - 7th and 8th auxiliary requests (no): fresh case

Application title

Wireless power transmitter, wireless power receiver, wireless power transmission method and wireless power reception method

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T122418.20220729

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 378 KB)
T 1456/18 () of 26.4.2022

Online on

03.08.2022

Board

3.3.10

Decision date

26.4.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

A61F 2/00

Application no.

07812056.5

Keywords

Remittal - (yes)
Late-filed request - submitted shortly before oral proceedings in first instance proceedings
Late-filed request - admitted (yes)

Application title

METHODS AND COMPOSITONS FOR TISSUE REPAIR

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T145618.20220426

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 304 KB)
T 2295/18 (Evaluating real estate/TECNOCASA) of 20.7.2022

Online on

03.08.2022

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

20.7.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06Q 30/02
G06Q 50/16

Application no.

12813997.9

Keywords

Inventive step - calculating the value of real estate using a computer
Inventive step - (no
Inventive step - obvious implementation of non-technical process)

Application title

PROCESS AND SYSTEM FOR ECONOMICALLY EVALUATING REAL ESTATES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T229518.20220720

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 321 KB)
T 0442/19 () of 14.6.2022

Online on

03.08.2022

Board

3.2.08

Decision date

14.6.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

F16H 55/12

Application no.

12738043.4

Keywords

Neuheit - offenkundige Vorbenutzung (ja)
Neuheit - Hauptantrag (nein)
Vorlage an die Große Beschwerdekammer - (nein)
vorrangiges Ziel des Beschwerdeverfahrens - Beschwerdevorbringen ist auf Anträge gerichtet die Entscheidung zugrunde liegen (nein)
Spät eingereichter Antrag - zugelassen (nein)

Application title

ZAHNRAD MIT SCHRÄGVERZAHNUNG UND SEGMENT FÜR EIN ZAHNRAD

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T044219.20220614

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 335 KB)
T 1560/19 (Monitoring equipment behaviour/BLUE YONDER) of 19.7.2022

Online on

03.08.2022

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

19.7.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G05B 23/02
G06F 9/50

Application no.

13195858.9

Keywords

Clarity - all requests (no)
Inventive step - all requests (no): claimed device defined merely as a "black box"

Application title

Data processing device and method for characterizing behavior of equipment under observation

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T156019.20220719

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 342 KB)
T 1561/19 (Monitoring equipment behaviour II/BLUE YONDER) of 19.7.2022

Online on

03.08.2022

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

19.7.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G05B 23/02
G06F 9/50

Application no.

13195861.3

Keywords

Clarity - all requests (no)
Inventive step - all requests (no): claimed device defined merely as a "black box"

Application title

Processor core array for characterizing behavior properties of equipment, and method

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T156119.20220719

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 345 KB)
T 1678/19 () of 26.7.2022

Online on

03.08.2022

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

26.7.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G09G 3/36

Application no.

11158915.6

Keywords

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

Application title

System and method for foldable display

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T167819.20220726

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 344 KB)
T 1767/19 (Keine Abweichung von der subjektiven Aufgabe (Gründe 4.4) - keine Zur … of 14.7.2022

Online on

03.08.2022

Board

3.4.03

Decision date

14.7.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G03H 1/20
G03H 1/04
G03H 1/02

Application no.

13182429.4

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Aufgabe-Lösungs-Ansatz
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - keine Neuformulierung der technischen Aufgabe
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hauptantrag (nein)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hilfsantrag (ja)
Spät eingereichter Antrag - vor der Prüfungsabteilung zurückgenommenen Antrag
Rückzahlung der Beschwerdegebühr - (nein)
Rückzahlung der Beschwerdegebühr - wesentlicher Verfahrensmangel (nein)

Application title

Individualisierungseinrichtung und Belichtungsvorrichtung für Hologramme

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T176719.20220714

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 486 KB)
T 1810/19 (WLAN roaming/HUAWEI) of 7.6.2022

Online on

03.08.2022

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

7.6.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04W 36/00
H04L 12/18

Application no.

15196124.0

Keywords

Inventive step - (no)

Application title

WLAN USER ROAMING

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T181019.20220607

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 300 KB)
T 0133/20 (MICROPARTICLES HAVING A SIGMOIDAL RELEASE PROFILE/PHARMATHEN) of 29.7.2022

Online on

03.08.2022

Board

3.3.09

Decision date

29.7.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08J 3/12
A61K 9/16
B01J 13/02
C08J 3/14

Application no.

14733524.4

Keywords

Sufficiency of disclosure - (yes)
Inventive step - (yes)
Amendment to case - evidence
Amendments - added subject-matter (no)
Claims - support in the description (yes)

Application title

PREPARATION OF POLYLACTIDE-POLYGLYCOLIDE MICROPARTICLES HAVING A SIGMOIDAL RELEASE PROFILE

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T013320.20220729

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 455 KB)
T 0227/20 (Perlglanzpigmente/Eckart) of 21.7.2022

Online on

03.08.2022

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

21.7.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C09C 1/00
A61K 8/29
A61Q 1/02
A61Q 1/10
A61Q 3/02
A61Q 19/00

Application no.

10765585.4

Keywords

Änderung des Beschwerdevorbringens - rechtfertigende Gründe für das Einreichen des Hauptantrags (ja)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - nicht naheliegende Alternative
Spät eingereichte Tatsachen - wären bereits im erstinstanzlichen Verfahren vorzubringen gewesen (ja)

Application title

PERLGLANZPIGMENTE AUF BASIS VON FEINEN UND DÜNNEN SYNTHETISCHEN SUBSTRATEN

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T022720.20220721

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 384 KB)
T 1492/18 () of 28.6.2022

Online on

02.08.2022

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

28.6.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

D05C 11/00
D05C 15/34

Application no.

09774499.9

Keywords

Claims - clarity after amendment (no)
Reimbursement of appeal fee - equitable by reason of a substantial procedural violation
Reimbursement of appeal fee - substantial procedural violation (yes)
Reimbursement of appeal fee - violation of the right to be heard (yes)

Application title

STITCH DISTRIBUTION CONTROL SYSTEM FOR TUFTING MACHINES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T149218.20220628

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 316 KB)
T 1640/18 () of 28.7.2022

Online on

02.08.2022

Board

3.5.04

Decision date

28.7.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04N 21/262
H04H 60/06
H04H 60/73
H04N 21/81

Application no.

13190518.4

Keywords

Amendments - allowable (yes)
Appealed decision - sufficiently reasoned (no)
Appealed decision - remittal to the department of first instance (yes)
Amendment after summons - exceptional circumstances (yes)

Application title

Intelligent generation and distribution of an encoded content transport stream according to metadata

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T164018.20220728

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 350 KB)
T 2174/18 (Including a video recording option in advertisements/COMCAST) of 25.5.2022

Online on

02.08.2022

Board

3.5.01

Decision date

25.5.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06Q 30/00
H04N 21/472
H04N 21/433
H04N 21/482
H04N 21/81
H04N 21/485

Application no.

12171051.1

Keywords

Inventive step - performing user authentication via service provider (no
Inventive step - non-technical policy)

Application title

Remotely configuring content

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T217418.20220525

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 338 KB)
T 2982/18 () of 25.5.2022

Online on

02.08.2022

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

25.5.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C08K 3/00

Application no.

13721301.3

Keywords

Rückzahlung der Beschwerdegebühr - (nein)
Spät eingereichte Tatsachen - zugelassen (nein)
Zulassung des Hauptantrags (ja)
Spät eingereichter Neuheitseinwand (nicht zugelassen)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - (ja)

Application title

NICHT-WÄSSRIGE ANTIDRÖHNMASSE MIT LÖSEMITTELFREIEM POLYACRYLATBINDEMITTEL

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T298218.20220525

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 422 KB)
T 0058/19 () of 4.5.2022

Online on

02.08.2022

Board

3.3.03

Decision date

4.5.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C08F 214/18
C08F 214/22
C08K 5/00

Application no.

12797911.0

Keywords

Evidence submitted with the statement of ground (not admitted)
Evidence - evidence submitted with the rejoinder (admitted)
Inventive step (yes)
Inventive step - objection based on an ex post facto analysis

Application title

CROSSLINKABLE VINYLIDENE FLUORIDE AND TRIFLUOROETHYLENE POLYMERS

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T005819.20220504

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 446 KB)
T 1281/19 (LDPC coding/HUGHES) of 28.7.2022

Online on

02.08.2022

Board

3.5.03

Decision date

28.7.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H03M 13/11
H03M 13/00
H04L 1/00

Application no.

13832765.5

Keywords

Clarity - main and 1st to 7th auxiliary requests (no)
Added subject-matter - main request and 1st to 7th auxiliary requests (yes)
Admittance of requests not admitted by the examining division - 8th auxiliary request (no): no discretionary error and fresh case
Partial reimbursement of appeal fee at 25% - (yes): timely withdrawal of the request for oral proceedings

Application title

System and method for communicating with low density parity check codes

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T128119.20220728

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 382 KB)
T 2858/19 () of 28.7.2022

Online on

02.08.2022

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

28.7.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

E21B 33/127
E21B 7/06

Application no.

13876381.8

Keywords

Inventive step - (yes)

Application title

A MILL DIVERTER HAVING A SWELLABLE MATERIAL FOR PREVENTING FLUID FLOW PAST THE MATERIAL

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T285819.20220728

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 276 KB)
T 3117/19 () of 25.5.2022

Online on

02.08.2022

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

25.5.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

G06F 3/0488
G05B 19/409
G05B 19/4069
G05B 19/18
B23F 1/00

Application no.

14180541.6

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hauptantrag (nein)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hilfsantrag (ja)

Application title

Verzahnmaschine mit multitouch-fähigem Display

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T311719.20220525

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 435 KB)
T 3130/19 (Automatic dishwashing detergent/P & G) of 17.5.2022

Online on

02.08.2022

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

17.5.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

C11D 3/386

Application no.

13177807.8

Keywords

Basis of decision - text or agreement to text withdrawn by patent proprietor
Basis of decision - patent revoked
Apportionment of costs - (no)

Application title

Automatic dishwashing detergent composition

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T313019.20220517

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 261 KB)
T 0021/20 (Ruß/Cabot) of 12.5.2022

Online on

02.08.2022

Board

3.3.06

Decision date

12.5.2022

Proc. language

DE

IPC

C09C 1/50
C09C 1/48
C08K 3/04
B82Y 30/00
C08L 21/00

Application no.

08803671.0

Keywords

Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hauptantrag (nein)
Erfinderische Tätigkeit - Hilfsantrag (ja)

Application title

RUSS, VERFAHREN ZU SEINER HERSTELLUNG UND SEINE VERWENDUNG

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T002120.20220512

Distribution

D

Decision

Text der Entscheidung in DE (PDF, 384 KB)
T 0431/21 () of 28.7.2022

Online on

02.08.2022

Board

3.2.01

Decision date

28.7.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

E21B 33/12

Application no.

11846448.6

Keywords

Right to be heard - substantial procedural violation (yes)
Reimbursement of appeal fee - violation of the right to be heard (yes)
Reimbursement of appeal fee - appealed decision sufficiently reasoned (no)
Reimbursement of appeal fee - equitable by reason of a substantial procedural violation
Remittal to the department of first instance (yes)

Application title

EXTENDING LINES THROUGH, AND PREVENTING EXTRUSION OF, SEAL ELEMENTS OF PACKER ASSEMBLIES

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T043121.20220728

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 357 KB)
T 2306/17 () of 27.7.2022

Online on

01.08.2022

Board

3.5.04

Decision date

27.7.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

H04N 7/15
H04N 5/74
H04N 7/14

Application no.

09747081.9

Keywords

Main request - amendment after summons - exceptional circumstances (yes)
Main request - claims - clarity (yes)
Main request - amendments - added subject-matter (no)
Main request - inventive step - (yes)

Application title

GAZE ACCURATE VIDEO CONFERENCING

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T230617.20220727

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 406 KB)
T 1343/18 () of 19.5.2022

Online on

01.08.2022

Board

3.2.06

Decision date

19.5.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

D04H 3/009
D04H 3/03
D04H 3/16
D01D 5/24
D01D 5/253
D01F 6/86
A47C 27/12
B68G 5/00

Application no.

14000703.0

Keywords

Inventive step - main request (no)
Late-filed auxiliary requests 1 and 3
Late-filed auxiliary requests - request should have been filed in first instance proceedings (yes) 4 to 7
Late-filed auxiliary requests - justification for late filing (no)
Claims - clarity
Claims - auxiliary request 2 (no)

Application title

Fibrous Network Structure Having Excellent Compression Durability

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T134318.20220519

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 434 KB)
T 0022/20 (Time window of interest/ROCHE) of 8.7.2022

Online on

01.08.2022

Board

3.5.05

Decision date

8.7.2022

Proc. language

EN

IPC

G06F 19/00

Application no.

10730712.6

Keywords

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

Application title

ADHERENCE INDICATION TOOL FOR CHRONIC DISEASE MANAGEMENT AND METHOD THEREOF

European Case Law Identifier

ECLI:EP:BA:2022:T002220.20220708

Distribution

D

Decision

Decision text in EN (PDF, 266 KB)

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